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Kobe Bryant: 'If There Was a Playoff Game Tonight, I'd Play'

Link to Media<p>Could we be nearing the moment that everyone has been waiting for? One that many expected to have already occurred?<p>Kobe Bryant, unquestionably one of the biggest stars in the NBA, has been notoriously absent from the festivities as he recovers from the ruptured Achilles he suffered …

Basketball

7 awkward moments in golf, as told by GIFs

Golf is fertile ground for awkward interactions, even for those of us who have been around the game for decades. The worst moments? We think it goes something like this:<p>When the act of tipping befuddles you.<p>When a member of your group rakes a bunker incorrectly.<p>When you've told everyone you're a …

Lamar Odom to Return to the Clippers Court: Source

In a sign that things may be turning around for Lamar Odom, the troubled NBA star had a two-hour meeting with Los Angeles Clippers management after …

Celebrity Gossip

Jimmie Johnson leads title charge

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Matt Kenseth is on the pole, Kevin Harvick feels "confident that we have a car fast enough to win this race," and Jimmie Johnson …

Lakers still cautious on Kobe Bryant

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Just because Kobe Bryant is back on the practice court doesn't mean that the Los Angeles Lakers are any closer to knowing when …

Basketball

Lions' Calvin Johnson and Steelers' Antonio Brown Swap Jerseys After Game

Link to Media<p>Detroit Lions superstar Calvin Johnson and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown swapped jerseys after a hard-fought game Sunday.<p>The Steelers came back to win 37-27, and both receivers had big games. Johnson had six receptions for 179 and two touchdowns, with all of that coming in …

Football (U.S.)

Brandon Jennings Throws Insane Alley-Oop off Backboard to Andre Drummond

Link to Media<p>The dunks came fast and furious Sunday night at the Staples Center.<p>This one is just crazy: Detroit Pistons forward Andre Drummond rips the ball from the Lakers’ Jordan Hill and throws it ahead to a streaking Brandon Jennings.<p>Then, Jennings does this:<p>Link to Media<p>What?!<p>Let's take a …

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Seahawks Tackle Brandon Mebane Rolls Belly After Taking Down Christian Ponder

Link to Media<p>Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Brandon Mebane forced Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder to throw the ball away and proceeded to have one of the better celebrations of the 2013 NFL season.<p>Here's a look at the play:<p>Link to Media

Football (U.S.)

Wes Welker Injury: Updates on Broncos WR's Concussion, Likely Return Date

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Sunday, Nov. 24:</b><p>According to the Broncos Twitter account, Welker is officially active:<p>Today's #Broncos inactives: http://t.co/tZBTBAS6yl. #DENvsNE pic.twitter.com/kXRLh2Iuvq— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) November 25, 2013

Football (U.S.)

7 ridiculous stats that prove Nick Foles is the best QB in the NFL

<i>Here are seven facts that show how unconscious Nick Foles has been in the 2013 season.</i><p>1. Nick Foles is the most efficient quarterback.<p>Even though Peyton Manning remains on pace to break the major single-season passing records in 2013 (5715 yards and 54 TDs), he’s no longer the NFL leader in passing …

Ellsbury market heating up

Less than a month after winning his second World Series as a member of the Boston Red Sox, Jacoby Ellsbury is looking less likely to return to the …

High ankle sprain to cost Bears' Jay Cutler at least one more start

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss at least one more game because of his high ankle sprain, coach Marc Trestman said Monday.<p>Trestman said Cutler's timetable remains "week to week," but he won't play Sunday against the Rams in St. Louis.<p>Backup Josh McCown has been …

Drew Brees' Long Neck Leads to One of the Best GIFs of the NFL Season

Link to Media<p>The New Orleans Saints defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 23-20, in Week 11, and NFL fans were buzzing about the pivotal, game-changing personal-foul call on 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks' sack that caused Saints quarterback Drew Brees to fumble.<p>During Brooks' big hit, it looked like …

Football (U.S.)

Updates on Kevin Ware After Reckless Driving Charge and Missed Court Date

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Monday, Nov. 25</b><p>Michael Grant of the <i>Courier-Journal</i> reports Kevin Ware's plea agreement:<p>Kevin Ware reached a plea deal. Will have to pay $268. #UofL— Michael Grant (@MichaelGrant_CJ) November 25, 2013<p>On Monday, Nov. 18, WHAS11.com reported that Ware was cited with speeding …

Turner Broadcasting

Yankees plan to spend big on international free agent market

The team has already surpassed its bonus pool allotment, and is still expected to sign more players.<p>The New York Yankees are expected to continue spending big on the international free agent market, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The team is interested in re-stocking its farm system, and …

Michigan St. gets first No. 1 since '01

Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the first time in 13 years.<p>The Spartans moved up one spot Monday after beating top-ranked …

High School Football Player Tony Picard May Be 'Biggest Running Back In The World' At 6'4, 400 Lbs.

Billed as "The Biggest Running Back In The World" in the description of a YouTube video of his highlights, high school football player Tony Picard seems to be part myth, part viral video sensation and part college scout's dream but he is entirely a nightmare for opposing defenses.<p>According to …

Microsoft Details Bing Voice Search and Navigation on Xbox One

Microsoft has talked up the voice recognition features on the Xbox One for a while now, but today the company has offered an even closer look at how Bing and Kinect power the games and entertainment system with sophisticated voice navigation and natural language voice search. You can find, play, …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Costs $381 to Build — Only $18 Under Retail Price — In Teardown

When PlayStation 3 was first released by electronics giant Sony in 2006, it was sold at a loss with the hope of making money back on individual games.<p>…

Tom Brady Dropped F-Bomb On Referee After Patriots Lost To Panthers (NSFW VIDEO)

Referee Clete Blakeman didn't say much after the final play of the Carolina Panthers' controversial 24-20 win over the New England Patriots. Tom Brady said plenty.<p>In the chaotic aftermath of the "Monday Night Football" thriller, Blakeman seemed to just want to get off the field as quickly -- and …

Colts running back Trent Richardson defends lack of productivity

INDIANAPOLIS — In Trent Richardson's ideal world, he'd be running through defenses and threatening records the way he did at the University of Alabama.<p>But in reality, the Indianapolis Colts running back has been struggling to gain traction as the team tries to breathe life into its running …

How good are the Portland Trail Blazers?

With a revamped bench and a high-powered offense, the Blazers are riding a seven-game winning streak. Is the defense good enough to keep pace?<p>Last week, the Portland Trail Blazers held off Phoenix when Damian Lillard glided in for a layup at the buzzer. Other than Lillard's uncanny knack for doing …

NBA Coach's Challenge: Know the Numbers, but Talk the Game

Link to Media<p>Earlier this season, first-year Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens prepared and presented an analytics-heavy dissertation to his players on why they had so much trouble scoring their first basket in a game. After the lengthy presentation, shooting guard Courtney Lee had a suggestion. …

Basketball

How does Tony Allen's face kick on Chris Paul compare to that of the master, Bruce Bowen?

Who kicked it best?<p>People don't get kicked in the face very often in the NBA. It's a shame, I know. Even with all the jumping, feet are rarely at face-level, and, since there is no legal reason to kick the ball itself (YET), there's no viable excuse to avoid penalty in such an instance.<p>You can find …

Breaking Down Andre Iguodala's Versatility for Golden State Warriors

Link to Media<p>The Golden State Warriors are off to an 8-3 start despite a strong season-opening schedule, and while Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes' shooting, Andrew Bogut's defensive brilliance, and David Lee's combination of pick-and-roll and post-up dynamism have been huge …

Basketball

Chris Paul Joins Magic Johnson in Elite NBA Point Guard Company to Begin 2013-14

Link to Media<p>Chris Paul is magic on the basketball court.<p>No, seriously, he's actually like Magic—Magic Johnson.<p>After going for 18 points and 11 assists in a 106-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Los Angeles Clippers point guard joined Magic as only the second player in NBA history to record at …

Basketball

Jay-Z and Mets brass talk Robinson Cano

Over dinner at a Manhattan hotel, Mets owner Jeff Wilpon and GM Sandy Alderson met with hip-hop icon Jay-Z and agents Brodie Van Wagenen and Juan …