5 October 2022
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Which state can field the best starting 5?

Image: Getty Images Now that the Warriors have returned to glory post-Durant, NBA fans just survived one of the most unbearable periods of the NBA. One filled with superteams and razor-thin parity between the three to four coastal teams with stacked talent (Warriors, Lakers, Nets), and the rest of the small-market teams jockeying for lottery […]

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This July 4th, let’s celebrate athletes who revolutionized the game

Image: Getty Images Simone Biles isn’t on this list because of her unprecedented reign over gymnastics or in her establishing herself as the GOAT. Biles’ peers aren’t just unable to match her execution, they don’t even have the skills to attempt her most daring moves. Most famously, Biles perfected the Yurachenko double pike, an aerodynamic […]

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ESPN’s new 30 for 30 ‘Dream On’ looks at the gold-or-bust women’s USA Basketball teams

USA Basketball’s 1996 women’s dream team.Photo: Getty Images The great Reese Bobby admitted that he didn’t think through the only advice that he ever gave his son in Talladega Nights the Ballad of Ricky Bobby. “If you ain’t first, you’re last,” doesn’t even make sense. As Reese said after getting thrown out of Applebees, “you […]

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Richard Jefferson goes on rant about shortening NBA season

Richard JeffersonPhoto: Getty Images Professional sports is not the easiest way to earn a living. That was part of what Richard Jefferson was trying to get at during his viral rant after Adam Silver dained to consider the idea of shortening the NBA season. Jefferson was drafted in 2001 and to his credit, the first […]

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LeBron James is officially a billionaire

LeBron JamesPhoto: Getty Images “In the next 15 or 20 years, I hope I’ll be the richest man in the world,” LeBron James said to Tim Withers of the Associated Press in 2005. “That’s one of my goals. I want to be a billionaire. I want to get to a position where generation on generation […]

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James Harden has the most to prove of any star player this postseason

James HardenPhoto: Getty Images The NBA postseason is nearly upon us, and each year you can pick out a few players that have something to prove. Giannis Antetokounmpo did it last season (no matter how many breaks they got along the way), leading Milwaukee to the title, and LeBron James the year before when he […]

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The Ja Morant/Allen Iverson comparisons are actually kind of legit

The comparison is not outrageous.Photo: Getty Images Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant is having a sensational season. Morant has led his team to the second-best record in the NBA and they’ve eclipsed 50 wins for the first time since the 2014-15 campaign. And Memphis still has the chance to set a franchise record for regular […]

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Providence’s Ed Cooley channels ‘The Last Dance’ in Chicago

“Guess I got lucky,” Ed Cooley said.Screenshot: Twitter/@BIGEASTMBB Providence Friars head coach Ed Cooley is in the damn building — that building being, of course, Chicago’s United Center, where the Friars will face top-seeded Kansas tonight in the Sweet 16. Cooley has led his team to a fantastic run this postseason after losing to Creighton […]

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