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Just months after the Donald Sterling fiasco, the NBA has once again been hit with another controversy surrounding an owner making controversial remarks regarding to race. This time though, that owner will not try to justify his actions, and he is being proactive by putting his share in the team up for sale without a fight or litigation. Two years ago, Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson sent out an email to other Hawks co-owners and the general manager of the team about a theory he had in regards to theRead More
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Posted On August 27, 2014By CJ BerinaIn Entertainment, Sports, Video, Video Games

NBA 2K15 Trailer Is Amazing

For any hardcore NBA or Basketball fans there is only one sports game you really need in your life… NBA 2K. And in this case… NBA 2K15 is right around the corner. The annual edition of NBA 2K is about to release the 2K15 version on Tuesday, October 7. The trailer even previews Shaquille O’Neal and Ernie Johnson as our Inside the NBA on TNT co-hosts, which should make for some funny commentary. This year’s cover goes to last year’s “Real MVP,” Kevin Durant. Lastly, like every year that goes by, the graphics andRead More
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Posted On August 25, 2014By Brian SprowlIn Entertainment, Sports

Kevin Love traded to Cleveland Cavaliers

The blockbuster trade of the summer is officially complete. After a 30 day mandatory wait due to Andrew Wiggins signing his rookie contract, Kevin Love is now a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, while the 2014 number one overall pick Wiggins is a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The trade took place Saturday afternoon. In a three team deal that also included the Philadelphia 76ers, Cleveland received three-time all-star Kevin Love from the Wolves. Love’s former team received Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett from Cleveland, Thaddeus Young from Philadelphia andRead More
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For much of his career, Kobe Bryant has been dubbed as the next Michael Jordan. This video will show you why. Photo Source: Vincent Laforet/AFP/Getty ImagesRead More
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Posted On July 12, 2014By Brian SprowlIn Entertainment, Sports

Carmelo staying in New York with the Knicks

A day after LeBron James announced his decision to return to Cleveland, the secondary prize in this year’s free agency class made his choice. On Saturday afternoon, it was announced that Carmelo Anthony will be staying in New York to play with the Knicks. Anthony had been the most sought after free agent behind LeBron this summer. But unlike LeBron, Carmelo was strongly considering more than just one team other than his current one. Teams like the Chicago Bulls, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets were all believedRead More
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Posted On July 12, 2014By Brian SprowlIn Entertainment, Sports

LeBron back to Cleveland

After weeks of speculation, the best player in the world has made his decision: LeBron James is going home. The announcement came Friday afternoon, thanks to a story broken by Sports Illustrated. Reported by Lee Jenkins, LeBron wrote a very detailed and heartfelt essay in which he gave his reasoning for his return to the team that he started his career with. The essence of the essay was that the move was not for basketball reasons, but more so for personal reasons. LeBron, a native of Akron, Ohio, which isRead More
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Posted On June 27, 2014By Brian SprowlIn Entertainment, Sports

The 2014 NBA Draft Report

The next crop of talent learned their respective destinations on Thursday night as the 2014 NBA draft took place in Brooklyn, New York. With three marquee players, and a plethora of potential solid pros, this year’s draft class was billed as one of the most anticipated classes in recent memory. With the Joel Embiid injury, the options for the top pick became Andrew Wiggins out of Kansas and Jabari Parker out of Duke. Ultimately, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to go with Andrew Wiggins with the first overall pick in theRead More
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Posted On June 13, 2014By Brian SprowlIn Entertainment, Sports

Spurs Win Game 4, 1 Win Away From NBA Title

The San Antonio Spurs are now one win away from claiming their fifth title in franchise history. Looking like a team on a mission, the Spurs soundly defeated the Miami Heat in game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, 107-86. It is the second consecutive blowout in the series, as the Spurs obliterated the Heat in similar fashion in game 3. With the game 4 victory, the Spurs can clinch the 2014 championship on Sunday in game 5. Kawhi Leonard was once again sensational for the Spurs, as heRead More
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Nobody could have predicted the events that took place in the AT&T Center on Thursday night. For more than half of the first game of the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat played each other without any air conditioning in the building. In what was described as uncomfortable settings, the Spurs managed to pull away from the Heat in the fourth quarter, winning 110-95. Heat superstar LeBron James sat out more than half of the final quarter, as he dealt with severe cramps. After the A/CRead More
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Posted On May 13, 2014By Charles KeerananIn Change, Entertainment, Sports

Racism in Pro Sports

Two weeks ago, the (now former) Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, was banned from the NBA and fined 2.5 million dollars for making racist remarks, while being secretly recorded by his personal assistant/mistress, V. Stiviano. Sterling specifically disapproved Stiviano’s Instagram post of her and Magic Johnson. He stated, “It bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to?” The new NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, immediately investigated the authenticity of the inimical recordings and summoned the parties involved. And according to Silver,Read More