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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will not reverse the blown umpire's call in the "Imperfect game."

What the Lakers and Celtics Tell Us About Labor Relations in Professional Sports

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Here is the basic story that professional leagues have told: the outcome of sporting events must be uncertain. It certainly seems plausible. The NBA, though, seems to defy the story.

Lakers Won't Avoid Good Times On Celtic Green Pastures

Adio Royster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Adio Royster

All the history and rivalries come back to the main stage on Thursday night when the Celtics and Lakers tip off to begin their 12th NBA Finals head-to-head meeting.

2010 NBA Finals Preview

Tim Donaghy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Donaghy

The NBA would be wise to let the best team win and prove me wrong. But really, I think the head office, as chief architect of series' outcome, will let the refs do the dirty work of letting the almighty dollar call the winner of this series.

NBA Prognosticating: Real Intuition at Work

Jeff Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Ma

Data and statistics are incredibly useful in predicting the future, yet in areas like sports where the relevant data can be limited it is important to be flexible in your reasoning process. That flexibility is what helped me win the Smackdown this year.

Orlando vs. Boston: Breaking Down Game 6

Tim Donaghy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Donaghy

I watched and wrote up a breakdown of the calls in Orlando and Boston's Game 6. Read for yourself an insider's view of the bad calls, missed calls, and calls that clearly fall within my 'blueprint' for how games are decided.

NBA Should Equal No Babies Allowed

Jeff Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jeff Ma

As I sat last night, riveted to game five of the Suns/Lakers series, I could not get the idea out of my head that this Lakers team may be the most utterly unlikeable team that I've ever seen.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is it possible? Is the choke in? The Boston Bruins blew a 3 games to none lead to Philadelphia. Could the Boston Celtics be doing the same to Orlando?

Glen Davis Concussion VIDEO: Injury Leaves Celtic Reeling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In addition to a dubious technical foul call, one of the most disturbing moments from Wednesday night's Magic-Celtics playoff game occurred when Bosto...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A new lawn mower speed record was set yesterday in Wales, by a guy named Don Wales (yup, Wales did it in Wales), surpassing 87mph. It was set on a sand course, not some dude's front yard.

I Wish Kevin Garnett Would Touch Me

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Hollander

A Berkeley research project recently coded every type of "supportive touch" (high-fives, chest bump, etc.) between players on every NBA team in games played during the 2008-09 season.

Willie Buie TASER Video Surfaces! Celtic's Stepfather Tasered On Camera

TMZ | Originally Posted May 20th 2010 2:27 PM PDT by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TMZ has obtained video showing the stepfather of Boston Celtics star Marquis Daniels being tased by cops during Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference F...

Paul Pierce's Twitter Hacked: Fake Tweet Posted After Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul Pierce had a great night on Tuesday, scoring 28 points and helping the Boston Celtics go up 2-0 on the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Fi...

LeBron James Still Unsure of Off-Season Decision, Despite Wearing a New York Knicks Jersey During Playoffs

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In NBA news, while LeBron James has been mostly silent about his impending free-agency decision throughout the season, he still maintains that he is u...

Carmelo Anthony: Nuggets Are Disrespected By Rest Of NBA

NBA Fanhouse | Chris Tomasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- They've manhandled the Lakers twice. They're 2-0 against Cleveland. They've slayed Orlando and Boston. Yet Denver forward Carmelo Anthony s...

Switch2Health Corp. Partners with Paul Pierce; An Interview with their CEO, Seth Tropper

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey recently announced that "Paul Pierce, captain of the NBA's Boston Celtics, has formed an alliance with Switch2Health Corp. (S2H...

What's Wrong With the Celtics?

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Thomas Alter

The Celtics are currently a lame fourth in the East. They will make the playoffs, but their recent play shouldn't give anyone hope that they'll do anything once they get there.

Some of the (Pop Culture) Things I Want for Christmas

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

I feel strongly about the importance of the Christmas List. I mean, why not make it easier on your loved ones by telling them exactly what you want? Please note, I've been very well-behaved this year.

Rajon Rondo's Amazing Over-the-Backboard Shot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*** SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO *** Rajon Rondo successfully completed a stunning over-the-backboard shot tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers. With time...

Baron Davis' Buzzer Beater Downs Celtics (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Boston Celtics went into last night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers riding a nine-game winning streak. The Clippers, meanwhile, entered th...

What Do Jordan's Bulls Have in Common With Garnett's Celtics?

Michael Pina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Pina

The Bulls won the championship because of one underlying reason. Defense.

Kevin Garnett's Buzzer Beater Seals Celtics Win (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Knicks staged a surprisingly competitive fight against the Celtics yesterday in New York, but ultimately it was not enough. With the two teams kno...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Yanks are #1 in payroll, the Phillies #7. The only "low rent" team to make the postseason in 2009 was the Twins. The money gap continues to be a major flaw in baseball.

Ray Allen Twitter Trouble: Dirty Tweet Alarms Followers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Ray Allen is the latest NBA player to experience Twitter trouble. Last night an erotic tweet appeared from him, seemingly out of nowhere. It read: "I'...

Poet Pride: A Charm City Classic on Film

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

A new basketball documentary, Poet Pride, takes a look at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. This famed East Baltimore institution has produced some of the greatest basketball players in the country.