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Charles Barkley Thinks 2015-16 Should Be Kobe’s ‘Farewell Tour’

Charles Barkley Thinks 2015-16 Should Be Kobe’s ‘Farewell Tour’

Charles Barkley is hoping Kobe Bryant knows when to call it quits. And he’s also hoping Kobe calls it quits after next season. While speaking with Frank Isola and Brian Scalabrine on SiriusXM NBA Radio (h/t Fox Sports), the former NBA star and current TNT analyst provided his thoughts on Kobe’s 20th season: I hope [...]

August 17, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Portland Blazers GM Dishes on LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers’ New Direction

Portland Blazers GM Dishes on LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers’ New Direction

The Portland Trail Blazers’ offseason did not go as planned, and General Manager Neil Olshey knows it. Last summer, it was expected that they would retain LaMarcus Aldridge, re-sign Wesley Matthews, extend Damian Lillard and probably keep Robin Lopez, and then run it back with the same core for a few years until their title [...]

August 14, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Wants to Play for Team USA at 2016 Olympics

Kobe Bryant Wants to Play for Team USA at 2016 Olympics

This is so going to happen. Team USA held its usual scrimmage on Thursday night, which went off without a hitch. No one was injured. Every participant walked away healthy, proving, once again, that Paul George’s broken leg in 2014, while tragic, was a freak anomaly. But that’s not why we’re here. Nor are we [...]

August 14, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 1

Colts, T.Y. Hilton Agree on 5-Year, $65M Contract

Colts, T.Y. Hilton Agree on 5-Year, $65M Contract

A great QB can make any WR look spectacular. While it may be a bit premature to label Andrew Luck, he’s certainly on his way. His play has made T.Y. Hilton look like a star. Not to take anything away from Hilton, of course, because he’s very talented. But this duo should be causing havoc [...]

August 13, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Heavyweight Chazz Witherspoon Set to Headline Atlantic City Card

Heavyweight Chazz Witherspoon Set to Headline Atlantic City Card

Saturday night at The Playground in Atlantic City, long-time heavyweight mainstay Chazz Witherspoon returns to action against Nick Guivas of Kansas. While Witherspoon hardly qualifies as a top contender, he’s an experienced and athletic big man who figures in the division as at least a gatekeeper. To me, he’s one of the sport’s more intriguing [...]

August 12, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Bills Claim IK Enemkpali

Bills Claim IK Enemkpali

IK Enemkpali wasn’t unemployed for very long. A day after being cut by the Jets for punching QB Geno Smith in the face and breaking his jay, Enemkpali has been claimed by the Buffalo Bills. This means Enemkpali and Smith will remain in the same division, making the first time these two teams play with [...]

August 12, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Battle of Cagey Veterans: Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham

Battle of Cagey Veterans: Antonio Tarver vs. Steve Cunningham

Two very experienced but undersized heavyweights face off this Friday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, as former light heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver meets former cruiserweight champ Steve Cunningham. Both of these guys rate close to the top 10 in the heavyweight division, though the age and small stature of each makes [...]

August 12, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Watch: #1 HS Player Josh Jackson Scores 50

Watch: #1 HS Player Josh Jackson Scores 50

Most hardcore hoops fans are familiar with the “major” high school All Star games like the annual McDonald’s All American Game, Jordan Brand Classic, and Under Armor Elite 24 Game. But another exhibition is gaining a reputation nationally as one of the better events to catch a glimpse of some of the NCAA and NBA’s [...]

August 11, 2015 Allen Moll CBB, Headlines 1

Frank Gifford Dies at Age 84

Frank Gifford Dies at Age 84

Frank Gifford is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player, but many remember his as the face on Monday Night Football. Either way, he’s an icon and a fixture in the football community. Gifford passed away over the weekend at the age of 84. He will be missed. Most middle-aged football fans [...]

August 11, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

When Reality Copies Fiction: Shane Mosley vs. Ricardo Mayorga

When Reality Copies Fiction: Shane Mosley vs. Ricardo Mayorga

In one of the more entertaining boxing movies to come out in the past decade, Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone played two former rivals who decide to come out of retirement in their 60s for one last “Grudge Match” against each other. Reality will copy fiction later this month, when former champions Shane Mosley [...]

August 11, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0