I am not asking for anything next Christmas. Instead, I want you to give it all away. With the exception of Carmelo, everyone can go. After all it is the season of giving, right?
The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons should be considered the bible for basketball fans everywhere, and its crown jewel is The Pyramid, Simmons's idea for a new basketball Hall of Fame and his ranking of the 96 best players in basketball history.
After the Los Angeles Lakers shocked the Golden State Warriors - at 23-4, the NBA's top team -- 115-105 last night at the Staples Center, Lakers Coach Byron Scott was hit with a flurry of questions around a theme: if the Lakers...
One has to ask, if the system is really fair if it doesn't acknowledge or understand abusive coaching styles and how that affects an athletes' performance? We need to also realize that all people are not created equal and some thrive in environments where others are harmed and scarred for life.
The University of Michigan doesn't have any real problems with respect to its basketball program. Yes, losing seems bad. But because the pay of players is restricted by NCAA rules, Michigan is a winner even when the team loses.
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An away win at high flying Swansea, an emphatic cup quarter final victory over Newcastle and, finally, the defeat of a lowly premier league team at home after the debacles against Stoke, West Brom and Palace have meant that Christmas has arrived slightly ahead of schedule for Tottenham fans.
Compassion In Sports,
Women In Sports,
All three current topics that have placed the National Football League at the center stage of social debate in the United States -- violence against women (Ray Rice incident); abuse of children (Adrian Peterson incident); and concussions -- furnish yet further manifestation of the growing presence of what I have termed the "discourse of compassion" that has altered what is morally acceptable behavior in the United States.
The avalanche of stories related to the misdeeds of athletes tend to focus on one actor: the player.
From the Seattle Seahawks dominating the Super Bowl to the Sochi Olympics dominating the headlines to Michael Sam coming out as the first openly gay NFL player, it was a year full of inspiration before the snow had even melted.
While the Giants are, of course, out of contention for a playoff berth, it will be very exciting to see what kind of tricks are up Beckham's sleeve, especially amid reports that he recently dined with LeBron James and received some encouragement and advice on how to become truly great.
New England Patriots,
New Orleans Saints,
New York Jets,
San Diego Chargers,
San Francisco 49ers,
Atlanta handed New Orleans its fifth straight home loss with a 30-14 win in the Big Easy, which it has been for opposing road teams of late. The Falcons set up a winner takes all showdown with the Panthers next week and eliminated the Saints from playoff contention.
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Time will tell if Jenson can take it to Alonso, the best driver ever in the modern era in my opinion. I think Jenson might find himself having a tough year, being constantly beat by someone who is much better than him.
For humans to flourish, we must grow intellectually, spiritually and emotionally. Through a myriad of educational and cultural opportunities, the avenues for self-growth and societal contribution seem endless. Why then does a sports entertainment culture that seems mindless dominate so much of the average American's time and commitment?
Win At All Costs,
High School Sports,
Profit At All Costs,
Youth Sports Professionalization,
Our overarching challenge as people who care about sports and the young people involved in them is to confront and overcome the win-at-all-costs (WAAC) and profit-at-all-costs (PAAC) mentalities that are resulting in a variety of insidious abuses in our little leagues and high schools.
Manchester dominated possession in the first half of the match, but were not clinical in the attacking third to take advantage of their advantage in possession.
Despite being down the Kings rallied back to end their five-game losing skid when they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101. Sacramento began the game on a 15-7 run, and collectively they displayed good ball movement and played great defense.
Inflation, poor attendance, lackluster play and massive debts are causing Brazil's football clubs to count their pennies this Christmas.
hings just keep getting worse for the Forty-Niners. After blowing a huge lead the San Diego Chargers fought back and tied the game to force an overtime and came away with the 38-35 victory over San Francisco. Nick Novak's 40-yard field goal sealed their win in OT.
Volunteers are the backbone of sport in the UK, without them sport just wouldn't be possible.... Volunteering helps boost communities, people who volunteer in sport feel closer to their communities, they feel they can trust their communities and that they have an impact on what that community is like. I've seen it first hand, people from different backgrounds, ages and areas coming together for a cause they feel strongly about.
DeMarcus Cousins returned to the lineup after missing ten games with viral meningitis. With seconds left on the clock Cousins made a three-point shot at the buzzer and missed. The Kings lost 108-107 to the Milwaukee Bucks who used small ball to outwit a team of bigs.