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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...

Brooklyn Nets Unveil New Logo

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 04.30.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets are open for business. The team's formal attire will be black and white. The Nets began settling into their new neighbo...

Best Comebacks In NBA Playoffs History

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

With the 2012 NBA Playoffs just barely out of the gate for Round 1, the postseason already seems to be shaping up to be chock-full of bedlam and comeb...

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...

Melo Leads Knicks Over Nets

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- Carmelo Anthony scored 21 of his 33 points in the first quarter, and the New York Knicks beat the Nets 104-95 on Wednesday night in th...

LeBron Scores 17 Straight In One-Man Rally

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — LeBron James scored Miami's final 17 points in a furious one-man rally, finishing with 37 as the Heat pulled out a 101-98 victory...

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 ...

Clutch Kobe Leads Lakers Over Nets

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 04.04.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 24 points and rattled home a 3-pointer with 6.8 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Lakers blew every bit of a 17-poin...

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 $...

Nene Has Strong Debut In Wizards Win

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 05.21.2012 | DC

NEWARK, N.J. -- Nene had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his Washington debut, and the Wizards defeated New Jersey 108-89 Wednesday night in a game marre...

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?

WATCH: 3-Pointer Lifts Nets Over Clippers In Final Second

AP | By TOM CANAVAN | Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- Jordan Farmar hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with 0.2 seconds left and the New Jersey Nets squandered an 18-point, second-half le...

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...

Heat Dominate Nets, But Lose Wade

AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- LeBron James scored 21 points and capped his night by banking in a halfcourt shot, Chris Bosh added 20 points and the Miami Heat snapped a tw...

Deron Williams Breaks Nets Record In Win Over Bobcats

AP | By STEVE REED | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Deron Williams really wanted to make his tee time Monday morning in Miami. Knowing coach Avery Johnson would be giving his team th...

D-Will Explodes For Franchise-Record In Win Over Bobcats

AP | By STEVE REED | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Deron Williams scored a franchise-record 57 points to lift the New Jersey Nets to a 104-101 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on S...

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...