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Sacramento Kings Reveal New Logos

April 26th, 2016
The Sacramento Kings have officially unveiled their new logos, part of an overhaul that will also include a new arena in the 2016-17 season.It looks like those black-and-white versions that leaked over the weekend were fairly accurate:The new logos are a clear throwback to the 1970s, when the Kings were the Cincinnati Royals:And ...

Twitter Bro Becomes Hockey Superfan After 45 Seconds of Playoff Action

April 26th, 2016
Hockey is generally underrated in American sports, but many would agree that its postseason is crazy fun to watch. One non-hockey fan discovered the beauty of the playoffs during the St. Louis Blues vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game 7 thriller on Monday night. To say it was love at first sight would be ...

TNT Reporter Craig Sager on the Cover of ‘Sports Illustrated’

April 26th, 2016
In March, TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager revealed his leukemia was no longer in remission in an interview on HBO's Real Sports.Sager was initially diagnosed in April 2014 and missed part of the 2014-15 NBA season while undergoing treatment.In this week's Sports Illustrated cover story, Lee Jenkins details Sager's life and ...

Knicks Fans Pray for Better Days in Short Film ‘Porzingod’

April 26th, 2016
New York Knicks fans have endured their share of disappointment over the years. But with the help of young phenom Kristaps Porzingis, the team might finally find salvation. Filmmakers Conor and Tyler Byrne created a hilarious short film to that effect, aptly titled Porzingod, and debuted it at the Tribeca Film ...

Carolina Hurricanes’ Twitter Account Shuts Down Troll with Ruthless Comeback

April 22nd, 2016
If you learn one thing today, learn this: The Carolina Hurricanes' Twitter account is not to be messed with.If ever you feel the need to criticize the team's personnel moves, be warned. Whatever Internet savant runs that thing will dig deep into your social media history and use your own musings against ...

Sports Cartoonist Brilliantly Redesigns NBA Logos as Hip-Hop Artists

April 22nd, 2016
David Rappoccio, sports cartoonist and writer for Uproxx Sports, has done it again.The man who brought you NFL logos as professional wrestlers and the Westeros Football League has mashed up NBA logos with images of hip-hop artists, and it's so brilliant you'll wonder how no one has thought of this ...

Houston Rockets Bench Not Impressed with James Harden’s Game-Winner

April 22nd, 2016
It was a thrilling finish to Game 3 of the first-round playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.Rockets guard James Harden nailed a jumper to put his team up by one with 2.7 seconds remaining:Push-off aside, one would think Harden's teammates would appear a little more stoked about the shot. ...

Under Armour to Drop 3-Second Ad for Every Stephen Curry 3 in the Playoffs

April 16th, 2016
Reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry makes a lot of threes, a fact that undoubtedly thrills his shoe sponsor, Under Armour. In honor of the NBA playoffs, Under Armour will release a three-second ad for every three-pointer Curry makes.The company's going to be busy.Early in Game 1 of the Golden State Warriors' ...

Wizards Still Don’t Know What John Wall Looks Like

April 12th, 2016
Creating a bobblehead with appropriate resemblance to its muse is apparently a tall task.In fact, if the Los Angeles Lakers can't get Kobe Bryant right, there's probably no hope for anyone.The Washington Wizards rolled out a figure for star point guard John Wall at a home game against the Charlotte ...

12 Reasons Playoff Hockey Is Totally Underrated

April 28th, 2015
Hockey in general is totally underrated, and playoff hockey is the best kind of hockey. The Stanley Cup playoffs magnify some of the great things about the sport in general, and they also feature some unique attributes that make the playoffs so epic (re: sudden-death overtime). While many sports fans recognize ...