Sam Middlekauff

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Russell Westbrook goes from 0-120 to dunk on Josh Smith

One second Russell Westbrook is calmly bringing the ball up court. The next second he's soaring toward the hoop with the ball cocked back like a hammer. Josh Smith shouldn't have jumped.<p>This is why we put up with all the other Russell Westbrook stuff.

Dorge Kouemaha scores brilliant bicycle kick.

<b>Lierse's Dorge Kouemaha opened the scoring at KV Oostende with this superb chest trap and bicycle kick in the Belgian league.</b>

Cycling

Steve Smith Tells Fan at Ravens-Dolphins Game to Come at Him

Link to Media<p>Anyone who runs their mouth at Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. better be ready to back up their talk.<p>The Ravens had a road game against the Miami Dolphins in Week 14. While walking into the team tunnel, Smith had a bit of an exchange with a heckler. The fan directed some …

Football (U.S.)

Raiders' Sio Moore calls Colin Kaepernick a chump on Instagram

Is Colin Kaepernick a chump? If you ask Raiders linebacker Sio Moore, then the answer is yes.<p>During Oakland's 24-13 win over San Francisco on Sunday, …

Football (U.S.)

LOOK: Two refs fist bump after Broncos TD; Bills players not happy

Some Bills players weren't happy about the officiating during Buffalo's game in Denver on Sunday.<p>The NFL wants you to know that the refs weren't …

NFL

Ron Rivera defends Panthers' actions

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was glad his players stood their ground in Sunday's first-quarter scuffle against the New …

Chiefs' Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a …

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Nets players wear 'I can't breathe' shirts before Cavs game

Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving wore T-shirts with “I Can’t Breathe” on them while warming up for Monday night’s game at the Brooklyn Nets.<p>The Nets’ Jarrett Jack, Alan Anderson, Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett also wore the T-shirts.<p>“I can’t breathe” were the last words of …

49ers fans are burning Colin Kaepernick jerseys

Rough times in San Francisco.<p>Colin Kaepernick is under fire in San Francisco. By some accounts, he's literally ON fire. A number of 49ers fans have been seen burning the quarterback's jersey.<p>Overreaction? Sure. But the frustration is at least a little understandable. Kaepernick has thrown only one …

Enes Kanter chucked his mouthguard and a fan caught it

If you woke up this morning like "damn, I really want to see Enes Kanter throw his mouthguard out of anger only to have a fan catch it and hold it aloft like a trophy fish," IT'S NOT TOO LATE:<p>That Vine is by @thunderfriend, who deserves a damn Oscar for it. Here's another look:<p>The only person …

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores a Rabona Free-Kick Against Barcelona on FIFA 15

Link to Media<p>In real life Cristiano Ronaldo scores goals you can only dream of scoring.<p>In FIFA 15, Cristiano Ronaldo apparently scores goals that he might dream of scoring in real life.<p>To be fair to the Portugal star, the reaction if he ever decided to try a rabona free-kick in the middle of a …

Soccer

Cooper posts numbers like no other 'Bama receiver

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama receiver Amari Cooper blew past the defensive back on a deep post, and his offensive coordinator didn't even wait …

Bear tracks: Data shows grizzly’s ‘bizarre’ 2,800-mile trek across backyards, main streets and highways

Backyard romps, strolls down main street and across a highway and rugged mountain hikes were all part of a grizzly bear named Ethyl's "bizarre" 2,800-mile itinerary over the last three years, according to wildlife researchers, who say the bruin's rambles offer a glimpse into how the fearsome beasts …

Top Gear names BMW i8 Car of the Year, Corvette, Ferrari, Mercedes also win big

The lads at <i>Top Gear</i> have released their listing of the finest cars of the past year, handing the ultimate honor to BMW's revolutionary i8 plug-in-hybrid supercar.<p>"The i8 is a milestone in the annals of automotive history and a glorious statement for an exciting and positive future. The i8 delivers …

This 2015 Willys AW 380 Berlinetta costs big bucks and might have Porsche power

Sometimes the automotive world throws out something so bizarre, you can't help but do a double-take in disbelief. Take this Willys AW 380 Berlinetta, for example. It's made by a pair of Italian companies and inspired by a French design that harkens back to the work in Brazil of an American company. …

Ferrari Unveils Another Low-Volume Sports Car: The Sergio Spyder

Carrozzeria bodywork is undergoing a revival of sorts, thanks to advanced low-volume production techniques and remarkable demand for such specialty cars among a select few buyers. Unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva Auto Show, the Ferrari Sergio has now entered its limited production run of …

Buy Burt Reynolds' Bandit, be badass

Long before Kenny Powers was Eastbound and Down, there was a southern gentleman helping out those in need. His method of assistance involved a …

Andrew Wiggins named Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Canadian Andrew Wiggins is living up to his No. 1 status with the Minnesota Timberwolves.<p>Wiggins, the first pick in June's NBA Draft, was named the Western Conference Rookie of the Month on Wednesday for games played in October and November.<p>The Vaughan, Ont. native ranked second among all …

NBA

Mike Miller placed on concussion protocol after Cavs beat Knicks

Mike Miller took a shot from Carmelo Anthony in the fourth quarter and remained in New York overnight as he recovers from concussion symptoms.<p>Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Mike Miller has been placed on the NBA's concussion protocol after suffering a blow to the head Thursday night in the fourth …

Suns' Gerald Green and Archie Goodwin Hold Dunk Contest at Practice

Link to Media<p>Although the Phoenix Suns' Archie Goodwin gave Gerald Green a run for his money at a dunk contest after practice, the second-year guard found out there's a reason Green has a dunk contest title to his name.<p>Goodwin and Green went head-to-head in a dunk-off, and both players threw down …

Basketball

Luke Donald Spooked by Giant Baboon During Event in South Africa

Link to Media<p>Luke Donald got the surprise of his life while preparing to take a shot at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa on Friday.<p>The English golfer swiftly moved away from his ball when a pretty large-looking baboon started running toward him.<p>It didn't seem to affect his form, though, …

UK Golf

Watch Arian Foster use a British accent during interview

Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster turned a mundane interview session into a display of linguistics when he broke into a British accent.<p>He forewarned the media on Thursday that he'd be answering their questions in his "best English accent."<p>While it might have been well-received by the …

Fantasy Football

Aston Martin DB10 - James Bond's New Car in "Spectre"

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>307<p>307<p>SHARES<p>When Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in the upcoming <i>Spectre</i> -- due to hit theaters in …

LaFerrari FXX K revealed (2015) - the ultimate track car?

These are the first official pictures and details of the Ferrari FXX K – LaFerrari’s riposte to the 986bhp McLaren P1 GTR. You didn’t think Ferrari …

International Premier Tennis League Results 2014: Singapore Scores and Winners

Link to Media<p>Tennis is always looking for new and fun ways to get fans involved, and the introduction of the International Premier Tennis League in 2014 has created a legitimate buzz around the sport.<p>Some of the top stars in tennis were assigned to four separate teams, and the respective groups …

Tennis

Bulls lose despite Derrick Rose's game-tying, one-handed three-point bank shot

So ... this is an absurd shot by Derrick Rose to send the Bulls-Mavericks game into double overtime. It's basically a one-handed floater from three-point range that banked in. Sadly for the Bulls, it didn't matter because the Mavericks hung on to win in double OT.<p>The Bulls will be kicking …

TCU jumps Florida St into 3rd in playoff rankings

The top four in the College Football Playoff rankings going into the final weekend of the regular season is as follows: Alabama, Oregon, TCU and …

Warriors come from behind, avert Magic upset

The Warriors started Tuesday unsure whether Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson would play.<p>They ended Tuesday knowing they can always count on the backcourt duo.<p>Curry and Thompson combined for 19 of the Warriors’ final 20 points, including a Curry three-pointer with 2.2 seconds left, to stave off an …

Basketball

Kobe Bryant: What It Means to Me to Pass Michael Jordan on NBA's Scoring List

Link to Media<p>All the reasons that others have to diminish this, an upcoming accomplishment that most definitely resonates with Kobe Bryant, are the very reasons he cherishes it.<p>Bryant is set to pass Michael Jordan on the all-time NBA scoring list in the next week or two. Yes, it has taken him more …

Basketball

Chicago Marathon Champ Reportedly Paid $600,000 to Avoid Drug Ban

Liliya Shobukhova ran in 2012 Olympics despite an alleged drug violation.<p>Liliya Shobukhova, who won two $500,000 World Marathon Majors series and won the Chicago Marathon three times and the London Marathon once, paid Russia’s national track federation more than $600,000 to stave off a drug …