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Buccaneers bench Josh Freeman for Mike Glennon, per report

The Bucs will indeed turn to the rookie quarterback after a tough 0-3 start to the season.<p>The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will make the move to bench quarterback Josh Freeman in favor of rookie Mike Glennon, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.<p>Tampa Bay is off to a 0-3 start following Sunday's …

Jason Terry helps Celtics weather Knicks, avoid sweep

BOSTON -- Jason Terry's nose still hurt. He wasn't about to let his pride suffer as well.<p>Two days after being smacked by J.R. Smith's elbow, the …

Jason Terry of the Boston Celtics high fives fans after the over time win against the New York Knicks during Game Four of the Eastern…

Jason Terry of the Boston Celtics high fives fans after the over time win against the New York Knicks during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on April 28, 2013 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.<p>(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

What the Phoenix Suns Need from Their Next GM

The Suns are currently a mess, and they desperately need a new general manager to steer them in the right direction towards a successful rebuilding process.<p>The past two general managers, Steve Kerr and Lance Blanks, will both be remembered for their mistakes rather than be acknowledged for any of …

One Adjustment NY Knicks Must Make to Ensure Postseason Success

Despite some less-than-stellar basketball decisions, the New York Knicks are in a favorable position in their playoff series with the Boston Celtics.<p>The isolation-heavy Knicks have become the isolation-only Knicks when it's mattered the most, particularly in the Game 4 loss in Boston. Still, New …

No-Brainer Adjustments for Every Struggling NBA Playoff Team

A seven-game NBA playoff series gives both sides plenty of time to make adjustments. The teams that best adapt to their opponents' style of play are the ones which typically advance to the next round.<p>The postseason is a little more than a week old, yet we've already seen the momentum in a number of …

Will New York Knicks Fans Be Content with Eastern Conference Semifinals?

With a commanding lead in the first round against the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks are on the verge of a second round berth in the NBA Playoffs.<p>It's been 14 long years since the Knicks last made it this deep into the postseason, so it's certainly a sign of how far they've come over the last …

Boston Celtics Fans Have a Serious Man Crush on Jeff Green

It's not easy to earn love and admiration as an athlete in Boston. There are swarms of Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Patriots who come through the area and never hear a kind word spoken.<p>For a guy like Jeff Green, it was even more unlikely that he would become a player the city could rally around. …

Basketball

Michael Jordan gets married

Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, with Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and Patrick Ewing among those attending the NBA Hall of Famer's wedding in …

Magic Johnson calls out Dwight Howard on Twitter

Magic Johnson criticizes Dwight Howard for ejection in Game 4 vs. Spurs.<p>Lakers C Dwight Howard was ejected from the Lakers' Game 4 elimination vs. …

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At this point, it's hard to find the words for Stephen Curry's greatness

Stephen Curry puts on another show in leading the Warriors to a 3-1 lead over the Nuggets. Ken Berger says it's getting hard to put Curry's greatness …

Dwight Howard apologizes on Twitter following his poorly-received ejection

Just when you think Dwight Howard’s petulance can’t win him any more doubters, the Los Angeles Lakers center had to go and get himself thrown out of …

Los Angeles Lakers Would Be Better off Without Dwight Howard

Everything Laker Nation needed to know about Dwight Howard was on full display Sunday night in the franchise's season-ending playoff loss to the San Antonio Spurs.<p>In 21 minutes of uninspired work, the physically gifted big man finished with seven points, eight rebounds, one assist, five turnovers …

Charting the Lakers' hard road ahead

The Los Angeles Lakers' season ended with a merciful thud on Sunday night, as the Kobe-less Lakers decimated by injuries ended up on the wrong end of …

NBA Center Jason Collins Becomes League's First Openly Gay Active Player

For the first time in the history, a male athlete has publicly announced that he is gay while still active in an American professional sport. That man is Jason Collins, who most recently played for the Washington Wizards.<p>From his article in <i>Sports Illustrated</i>:<p>I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. …