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LeBron James Claims He Wants to Play in 1 NFL Game

October 19th, 2013
Miami Heat and NBA superstar LeBron James has long drawn the attention of the NFL for his freakish athletic ability.  On Friday night, James answered a question on Twitter that should have NFL fans foaming at the mouth.  Here's the tweet: The four-time league MVP played football during his high school years at St. ...

Al Jefferson Injury: Updates on Bobcats Star’s Ankle, Likely Return Date

October 11th, 2013
Charlotte Bobcats starting center Al Jefferson left his team's Friday-night preseason game with the Miami Heat after suffering an ankle injury in the third quarter.  From the Bobcats: The Cats #AlJefferson is out of tonight's #CHAvsMIA game with a right ankle sprain. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow #NBA — Charlotte Bobcats (@bobcats) October ...

Vincent Lecavalier Injury: Updates on Flyers Star’s Status, Likely Return Date

October 11th, 2013
A frustrating start to the 2013-14 NHL season just got a little more frustrating for the Philadelphia Flyers.  According to Philadelphia sportscaster Jeff Skversky of WPVI-TV, Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier sustained a lower body injury against the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday night: Vincent Lecavalier also has a lower-body injury and will not return ...

Chicago Blackhawks Championship Ring Ceremony Honors 2013 Stanley Cup Champs

October 1st, 2013
Before the Chicago Blackhawks began their NHL title defense on Tuesday night, members of the 2012-13 Stanley Cup-winning squad received one final reminder of their ultimate accomplishment. It was championship ring and banner ceremony night at the United Center, and the players who helped guide Chicago to its second Stanley Cup ...

Jeremy Lin Must Get Back to Basics to Rebound from Tough 2012-13 Season

August 23rd, 2013
Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin faces an inordinate amount of criticism for a player who averaged 13.4 points, 6.1 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game while playing in all 82 of his team's 2012-13 contests.  Expected to bring "Linsanity" to Texas after signing with the Rockets as a free agent ...

Tristan Thompson Makes Surprising Decision to Become Right-Handed Shooter

August 10th, 2013
Many NBA players are ambidextrous as ball-handlers and when attacking the basket, but we've yet to see one who started his career shooting the ball with one hand before deciding it would be better to use the other. Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson is aiming to do just that. A left-handed ...

Dwyane Wade and Kids Pose in Hoodies in Ebony Magazine to Honor Trayvon Martin

August 6th, 2013
EBONY magazine is the latest publication to feature prominent figures taking a stand for Trayvon Martin.  NBA star Dwyane Wade and his two sons, Zaire and Zion, were featured on one of the four covers that EBONY has planned for its September issue. Movie director Spike Lee, actor Boris Kodjoe and Martin's family make ...

NHL Rumors: Latest on Jordin Tootoo and San Jose Sharks’ Future Plans

July 30th, 2013
Although we're still two months away from being immersed in the next NHL season, teams are still working toward improving their roster enough to be properly equipped to chase the Stanley Cup.  The biggest flurry of NHL offseason moves are behind us, but shoring up specific holes in lineups and working ...

NHL Schedule 2013-14: New Divisions Will Add Excitement to Upcoming Season

July 19th, 2013
The 2012-13 NHL season brought plenty of excitement to the table for fans of all ages.  The Chicago Blackhawks took home the Stanley Cup at the conclusion of an epic 2013 playoff slate. The Boston Bruins took the Blackhawks to six games in the series finale and were one of the ...

Ilya Kovalchuk Retires from NHL After 11-Year Career

July 11th, 2013
After an 11-year career in the National Hockey League, Ilya Kovalchuk has decided to call it quits in North America.  The 30-year-old winger played for the Atlanta Thrashers during the early part of his career before joining the New Jersey Devils in the middle of the 2009-10 NHL season. He will ...