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With Carmelo Anthony pouring in 31 points to help preserve Team USA’s tough victory over Australia Wednesday night, he became the USA’s all-time leading scorer in Olympic basketball competition. There have been some amazing players that have put on the Red, White and Blue for Team USA throughout the years.  You have older all-time greats […]

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The 2015 ESPY Awards were held last night and produced many memorable moments. The three-hour award show included everything from a spoof of ESPN’s famous 30 for 30 documentary detailing the fall of host Joel McHale‘s career after an unfunny monologue to Devon Still‘s courageous speech honoring his daughter Leah‘s fight against cancer to Caitlin Jenner […]


After a few weeks of trade rumors and free agent speculation, the 2015 NBA Draft is here! Its widely assumed that University of Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns will go as the number one pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves, but after that it’s been a total guessing game. We will be updating the first round live as […]


University of Kentucky freshman center Karl-Anthony Towns was selected number one overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Towns, a Piscataway, N.J. native, averaged 10.3 points and 6.7 rebounds on a loaded Kentucky team that only lost one game the entire 2014-2015 season. Towns is a young and mobile big man who […]


  Every year, the NBA hands out its “traditional” end of the season awards to its players. We all know that Steph Curry is the season’s MVP and Kawhi Leonard is the Defensive Player of the Year. But before the season is over, so we had to come up with our own awards picks. Check out our winners […]

Today, we get to celebrate Janet Jackson’s birthday, one of the baddest women on the planet. Janet was first widely known as the Jackson 5’s “little sister” and later on, her turn on the classic 70’s sitcom Good Times as Penny, an abused but kind hearted preteen. A few years later, Janet would step out on her own, […]


There’s no other way to put it: this NBA season, Stephen “Chef” Curry’s game has been on another level from anyone else’s in the NBA, or anywhere else for that matter. And tonight, Yahoo Sports confirmed that Curry will be named the NBA’s MVP for the 2014-2015 season. Night after night, Curry puts together highlight […]

The year was 1994, and R&B super group TLC followed up their debut Ooooooohhh….On the TLC Tip, with the now-iconic CrazySexyCool album. The album’s title represented each member’s onstage personality. Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes (Crazy),  Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas (Sexy) and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins (Cool) were already well known in urban markets thanks to their highly successful first album […]


Tonight marks the beginning of the Sweet 16 series of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. This year’s Sweet 16 features a mix of favorites (Kentucky, Wisconsin, and Duke) along with a few surprise teams (Xavier and UCLA). Here are the breakdowns (and predictions) from each of the region’s matchups. East Region Louisville (4 seed) […]

On this day back in 1994, the now cult classic basketball movie Above the Rim was released. The movie starred hip-hop superstar Tupac Shakur as the local drug lord/goon named Birdie. Above the Rim was a basketball movie, but Tupac’s character, Birdie pretty much stole the show. He showed that he was conniving, ruthless and willing […]


March Madness is once again upon us! This is the time of year when the bright spotlight is on college basketball and all of the drama, excitement and heartbreak that it brings. Whether you root for a ‘blue blood’ team with a rich, championship past (think UNC, UCLA, Kentucky) or you root for an underdog, […]