Seattle learned this past week that the NBA doesn't quite follow the rules of a market economy. For Seattle to get the Kings, the other 29 owners had to approve the deal. And when the dust settled, a majority of those owners thought an inferior bid to keep the team in Sacramento was preferred.
"I would say we'll probably have him in next time," Vogel said after the Pacers' 103-102 defeat. Paul George added: "[Hibbert] does an amazing job of protecting the rim. I'm 100 percent sure he would've been there."
Below is my first round list, complete with team, fit & what they're most likely yearbook superlative would be. I apologize in advance.
Jeter's position as the player with the most magic leadership and intangibles will not last much longer as he is getting old. Fortunately, there is another player ready to take that mantle. That player, ironically, plays for the Yankees top rival, and is Dustin Pedroia.
UNESCO offers a platform for collaboration and the sharing of good practices, to highlight the stakes involved and turn words into action.
This kind of childish behavior is not good for anyone: not the PGA tour, the fans, the sponsors and the children watching at home who idolize these players.
Ji talks about creating his "Find Your Silver Lining" Foundation to educate people about HIV and help people living with HIV/AIDS. He plans to lead HIV-positive hikers on a seven-day trek on the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in that nation.
Velasquez and Silva previously met inside the octagon a year ago in a non-title fight, with the now-champion easily dismissing "Big Foot" at 3:36 of the first round, bloodying the Brazilian with a vicious ground-and-pound assault.
This past weekend, basketball player Brittney Griner opened up about the fact that her coach at Baylor did not want her to talk openly about her sexuality. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident: One in four LGBT athletes feels pressured to be silent about his or her sexual orientation.
Magnus Carlsen, the world's top-rated chess player, is expected to win every tournament he enters. The Norway Chess 2013 Super Tournament was tailored for him as a tribute to his previous successes.
"As a card-carrying MGAP member, you will pee anywhere on the course at any time. It doesn't matter if the Senior Ladies League is playing the adjoining hole or a family of four is barbecuing in their back yard that faces the 14th fairway. We go where we damn well please."
Growing up in Tulsa, my dream was to play in the NBA. I am fortunate to have been able to achieve my dream, and now helping other kids follow their dreams has proven to be just as impactful on my life as every minute that I played in the NBA.
The season has been a bit of a slow start for Veach, but he thinks that this weekend's race is way for his team to get back on track.
Even his biggest fans would admit that the principal reason underlying David Beckham's career success is his exceptional ability to self-brand, to stand out from the crowd and permanently capture people's attention. So, what is the recipe for the Beckham Effect? There are three key ingredients.
I am proud to be part of organizations like the Connecticut Sun and the WNBA that put such emphasis on giving back to the communities and people that support them.
The fight for wrestling includes the fight to keep the Olympic spirit alive in the unlikeliest of places, such as the gym where Jacob Curby practiced and competed as a teen at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois.
I ask you, fans across America and around the world, to root for Memphis -- both the Grizzlies team and the city. Maybe a Grizzlies championship can provide just the "grits" this Southern city needs.
Assuming that Germans are in no way more nationalistic than Spaniards, Italians or Englishmen, what then are the reasons for this difference in tone and demeanor?
What do a hard shove in an NBA playoff game, a wayward ball in The Masters golf tournament, and a high school soccer match in Utah have in common? Nike's new slogan sums it up: Winning Takes Care of Everything.