Jake Hall

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One Reddit User Thinks LeBron James Was "Grown in a Test Tube" and Yes, He's Serious

<b>LeBron James</b> is a rare breed of athlete who possesses an exceptional combination of size, strength, athleticism, court vision and basketball IQ. Most …

Reggie Miller

The Daddy Dilemma: Should You Accompany Your Daughter into a Women's Restroom?

I wouldn't call being the father to a four-year old girl emasculating, but you definitely have a little less penis than you did before becoming a parent. Entering the women's room is only one of a bunch of lines we're forced to cross that we're all taught, since boyhood, might make us grow breasts …

Bill Belichick Buys Milk: A short story

Bill pulls the front door open and leans into the frosty New England air. There's a newspaper on his top step, and there's still one on the Wilsons' stoop next door, its plastic wrapper glistening in the low sun.<p>Bill curls his toes to hold his slippers on and pads across the lawn. He slides between …

New England

Big Men of Today Are Playing a Different Game Than Those of the NBA's Past

When did big men in the NBA turn into a legion of 7-foot softies? If DeMarcus Cousins isn't stomping to the bench as if he's been denied dessert, Roy Hibbert is standing under the basket like the world's tallest third-grader who just had his lunch money stolen. Or Dwight Howard is performing …

Basketball

Shaq and Alonzo Mourning lament the 'death' of the dominant center

A look at the modern NBA big man; is there any hope for a new great king of the dinosaurs down low to rule the earth?<p>The NBA is a perimeter game more …

Do Your Potato Chips Have A Security Flaw?

The microvibrations of a nearby snack food bag can let observers eavesdrop on conversations.<p>Well, this is a bit creepy: Researchers have shown that they can recover various types of audio, including human speech, by filming and analyzing the tiny vibrations that sound creates in objects nearby. In …

Projecting 2015 NBA Draft Outlook for Expected One-and-Done Prospects

Some guys only need one year to ace their NBA auditions.<p>Though not loaded with as much potential star power as the 2014 class, the projected 2015 class looks to have a number of promising one-and-done prospects.<p>These are the guys who are expected to make an impression and ultimately the jump to the …

Basketball

Shaquille O'Neal used to wrestle his Phoenix Suns teammates naked

Shaquille O'Neal tells Gordan Giricek he got off easy with a sleeper hold. (Getty Images)<p>Even for the most lionhearted of opposing NBA big men, the …

Basketball

Biggest Names Guaranteed to Hit the NBA Trading Block Next Season

With free agency largely in the rearview mirror, teams across the NBA are primed to start evaluating which assets they can offload throughout the course of next season.<p>While Kevin Love continues to own the label of "league's most coveted trade chip," there are several other players who could …

NBA

Average Guy: Vertical Leap

<b>The Test</b><br>Grab a piece of chalk and stand next to a wall. Reach your arm overhead and mark the spot your hand hits with chalk. Next, stand perpendicular to the wall with the chalk in your hand closest to the wall. That’s your starting point. From there, jump as high as you can while reaching your …

Rookie Aaron Gordon drops lovely young defender with crossover at Orlando Magic community event

When talent evaluators discussed the best traits of Arizona's Aaron Gordon in the lead-up to the 2014 NBA draft, they typically praised his work as a …

NBA