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Movie Review: Linsanity

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When it happened in the spring of 2012, the Jeremy Lin phenomenon -- commonly referred to as Linsanity, from which the new documentary takes its name -- was startling for its prevalence.

She-lanthropy: Irina Pavlova

Farah Mohamed | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Farah Mohamed

Irina Pavlova may be President of Onexim Sports & Entertainment, the principal owner of the Brooklyn Nets, but she's just as committed to her role in PeacePlayers International. PeacePlayers brings communities in conflict together to play basketball as a way to build a more peaceful world.

Marathon Hypocrisy?

Dylan Armajani | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Dylan Armajani

Why is okay for the professional sports players to play on Sunday, but not the average person who has trained hard and is getting paid nothing? Why do average people have to make the donations and sacrifices, while the professionals don't?

Sixers Usher in New Era by Reconnecting With the Past

Mitch Goldich | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

The Sixers still have a ways to go if they expect to replicate the success of a bygone era. But the ownership group will continue celebrating the achievements of the club's most accomplished former players.

Jay-Z: Don't 'Knock' Success In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

Rapper and businessman Shawn Carter says being successful doesn't necessarily mean you’re a bad person. In Philadelphia to announce a new music f...

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Coming To Brooklyn

Posted 05.14.2012 | Comedy

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" will shoot a week of shows in October, the ABC late night host told Kelly Ripa on her morning show Monday. Kimmel, a Brooklyn n...

Race, Not Mushnick, is the Elephant in the Room

Randy Miller | Posted 07.10.2012 | Black Voices
Randy Miller

Race is the elephant in the living room of the United States. We all know that race sits on the couch, yet many of us choose to ignore it. Many of u...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.24.2012 | New York
Len Berman

ESPN has come up with a doozy of a report. New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis, who's already been suspended eight games in the bounty scandal, reportedly would listen to opposing coaches during games.

PHOTOS: The Good, and Often the Bad, History of the Nets

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

The Good, and Often the Bad, History of the Nets: Julius Erving playing for the Nets in 1975, the year before the franchise joined the N.B.A. Order...

Are NBA Teams Losing On Purpose?

Grantland | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

Welcome to Tankonia, a survey of the NBA's thrilling race to the bottom. In our first installment, we'll update you on the past few days in tanking, l...

Most Awkward Announcer Moment Ever?

Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Earlier today, Tim Burke shared video at Deadspin of CBS and New Jersey Nets play-by-play man Ian Eagle incredibly ...

PHOTOS: Magic Johnson Joins Ranks Of Other Celebrity Sports Team Owners

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

Magic Johnson is expected to become the latest celebrity to own a sports team after he and other investors agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers for $...

Nets Lack of Patience Is Killing Them

Thomas Alter | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports
Thomas Alter

A franchise littered with lowlights and saddled with one of the league's most apathetic fan bases suddenly becoming a prime destination for the best players in the world? Crazy, right?

LeBron Nails Buzzer Beater From Half Court

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

LeBron James had no problem taking the last shot at the end of the third quarter on Tuesday night. With the Miami Heat already leading the New Jer...

WATCH: Future Home Of Brooklyn Nets Almost Complete

Posted 02.27.2012 | New York

After years of controversy, Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards--future home of the Brooklyn Nets--is "much more than halfway complete" according to Bob...

Jeremy Lin Consoles NBA's Most Disliked Player

Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries has been hearing it from the fans all season. Whenever the Nets go on the road, whenever he touches the b...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 03.06.2012 | New York
Len Berman

So what was Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons thinking when he was about to kick the winning field goal in overtime at the Sugar Bowl? We'll let him explain it.

CREATE A CAPTION: Nets Center Dunks Into Own Face

Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

Dunking ON someone is the most self-affirming act in all of basketball. Conversely, getting seriously posterized ranks just ahead of having one's shot...

Kris Humphries' Coach: His Getting Booed Is Hilarious

Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment

Kris Humphries was booed by Wizards fans during his Nets' opening night victory in Washington, DC on Monday night. The jeers, which began when he ente...

Kris Humphries Booed At Madison Square Garden

Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment

Who needs Kim Kardashian when you've got actual, live reality TV. Kris Humphries, incidental reality TV star who also happens to play professional ...

Prokhorov For President?

The New York Times | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

MOSCOW -- There were no balloons or streamers at the hastily arranged news conference on Monday where Mikhail D. Prokhorov announced that he would cha...

NBA All-Star Calls Commissioner David Stern A 'Bully'

Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

The negative backlash directed at NBA Commissioner David Stern for vetoing a three-team trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Laker...

Smile Jack!!! This Is Why Dwight Howard Will Be a Los Angeles Laker

Troy Hudson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports
Troy Hudson

In my studies I've come across a few interesting trends that may prove that Superman II will indeed be sporting a Lakers jersey and hoisting up the world championship hardware at seasons end.

NBA Trade Rumors: Nets Dealing For Dwight Howard?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Sports

Remember how hectic the shortened free agency period was for the NFL? Well now that the NBA lockout is over, teams are discussing major trades and ros...

Is NBA Lockout Breaking Up Kris And Kim?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

Aside from the heartache experienced by basketball fans and the financial impact being keenly felt by arena and team staff, the NBA Lockout might also...