1. The Top 25 Players in the NBA Today

    There isn't much debate about LeBron James and Kobe Bryant being the two best players the NBA has to offer nowadays. There is debate, however, about which of them is actually on top...

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  2. Why Chris Bosh Going to Golden State Would Be Just Crazy Enough to Work

    Other than this speculative article from Chad Ford of ESPN.com, there really aren't any legs to legitimate trade discussions having taken place between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors...

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  3. Tracy McGrady Detrimental to Rockets' Playoff Push

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you should be well aware of the array of struggles the Houston Rockets have faced so far this season...

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  4. Why Kevin Durant Should Win the NBA's Most Improved Player Award

    Ever so quietly, the Oklahoma City Thunder have gone from the horrendous, hands-down worst team in the NBA, to a team drastically on the rise at an alarming rate...

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  5. 2009 Houston Astros Preview: Starting Pitching

    The 2008 season was a complete roller coaster ride for the Houston Astros. Despite spending much of the season in the cellar of the NL Central and amongst the dregs of the National League, the ...

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  6. Terry Porter and Michael Curry: Different Jobs, Same Failures

    On June 9 of this past summer, the Phoenix Suns hired Terry Porter, a 45-year-old former player as their new head coach. The very next day, the Detroit Pistons hired Michael Curry, a then-39-year-old former player as their new head coach...

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  7. 52? That's Nothing: Why LeBron James Will Score 62 Next Time at MSG

    Thursday morning, many people were discussing why they felt that LeBron James' 52-point, 10-rebound, 11-assist effort in New York City Wednesday night topped Kobe Bryant's 61-point showcase from Monday evening...

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  8. Could Stephon Marbury Be Jameer Nelson's Replacement in Orlando?

    The loss of All-Star point guard Jameer Nelson for possibly the rest of the season to a torn labrum means it's decision time for the Orlando Magic, who sit comfortably atop the Southeast Division, nine games ahead of resurgent Atlanta...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about over 5 years ago 586 reads 7 comments

  9. Family Affair: Why The Nets Should Trade Vinsanity for T-Mac

    With the NBA trade deadline looming a little over two weeks from today, many teams throughout the league are silently scrambling to try to make their final major decisions before the stretch run to the postseason...

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  10. 2009 NBA Mock Draft: Only 183 Days Away

    The 2009 NBA Draft class has been heralded as highly-unspectacular at best by most experts to this point. This could mean that several players that are on the fence as to whether or not to declare for the draft, will...

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  11. Mark Cuban to Force Rick Carlisle to Wear Hair Like Popular Pet Detective

    In an unprecedented move of stupidity and desperation, Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has decided to force head coach Rick Carlisle to wear his hair like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective...

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  12. 2008-09 Dallas Mavericks: Bottom Five Team in the West?

    The Dallas Mavericks limped into Chicago Thursday, having lost three consecutive games to drop their record in the early going to 2-5. They may have needed a wheelchair to leave Chicago...

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  13. Here Comes The Pain!: Gus Johnson Beats Up Doctor

    Gus Johnson was right. The pain was coming. Wednesday in his hometown of Detroit, Johnson was told by his physician that he could stand to lose a little weight. This did not sit well with the CBS commentator...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about over 5 years ago 261 reads 0 comments

  14. Pat Gillick to Omar Minaya: Mets Season Does Not End After August

    In an unprecedented move of pure gamesmanship, Philadelphia Phillies' general manager Pat Gillick called Mets' GM Omar Minaya Wednesday morning to inform him that the games being played in September do count towards the standings...

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  15. Lance Armstrong Returns, Tour de France Follows

    One day after cancer-survivor, American hero, and part-time cyclist Lance Armstrong announced his intent to make a comeback, the Tour de France made an announcement proclaiming a comeback of its own...

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  16. The 2008 Houston Astros: The Little Engine That...Couldn't

    The 2008 season has not been what Astros' owner Drayton McLane, Jr. had hoped it would be. The 2007-08 offseason was a busy one for his team, starting with the hiring of ex-Phillies GM Ed Wade...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about almost 7 years ago 529 reads 5 comments

  17. Manny Ramirez Goes Deep, Walks Around Bases

    Much has been made of the recent news that Manny Ramirez is "tired" of playing for the Red Sox, and would not hinder a trade should the team decide to move him. Saturday afternoon against the Yankees, Manny tried to add fuel to the fire...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 1,417 reads 5 comments

  18. WNBA Brawl Breaks Out; First Ever Headline Made

    Tuesday in Detroit, "Malice at the Palace II" broke out. No, it didn't have Lisa Leslie running into the stands and shoving fans' faces into the seats...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 171 reads 1 comments

  19. Brett Favre Leaves Theater Early, Contemplates Return To Finish Movie

    Monday afternoon in Kiln, Miss., (un-?)retired Packers quarterback Brett Favre was seen leaving a local movie theater by himself. When asked what he was doing, Favre replied, "I just walked right out of the theater in the middle of the movie...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 680 reads 4 comments

  20. Michael Beasley Bitten by Mosquito, Out Until Preseason

    The mood was solemn around the Miami Heat's temporary practice facility in Orlando Friday morning. Michael Beasley had been stung by a mosquito, and his return is uncertain...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 1,496 reads 11 comments

  21. Jason Giambi Suspended Indefinitely for Mustache-Enhancing Drugs

    Thursday, Yankees' slugger Jason Giambi received word from Major League Baseball that he has been suspended for Mustache-Enhancing Drugs...

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  22. Seattle Sonics No More: Oklahoma City...Outlaws?

    With the Seattle SuperSonics' despicable move to Oklahoma City all but complete, the newest question is: What will the new team be called? Owner Clay Bennett and his band of sleazes have already ...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 3,599 reads 40 comments

  23. Davis to Clippers, Brand/Arenas to Warriors?

    Less than 24 hours after the Golden State Warriors' most popular player, Baron Davis, bolted Oakland for his hometown, the Warriors have offered Clippers' free agent PF Elton Brand a maximum contract...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 1,234 reads 6 comments

  24. Open Mic: Alex Rodriguez: Most-Despised Athlete In Pro Sports?

    Alex Rodriguez's tumultuous career as a member of the New York Yankees has been loaded with joke material. His other nickname, "Mr. April," was born, as Rodriguez is essentially the complete opposite of teammate Derek Jeter, aka "Mr...

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 954 reads 7 comments

  25. MLB All-Star '08: Deserving Starters-National League

    The National League team will be much more diverse than the AL squad, which will be composed of mostly Yankees and Red Sox in terms of the starters. The voters for the NL have done much better in choosing players actually deserving of the starter spots..

    Taylor Smith Written by Taylor Smith about 6 years ago 1,125 reads 2 comments