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  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]

  • Watch Tiago Splitter Throw Up an Air Ball from Three Feet Away (GIF)

    Watch Tiago Splitter Throw Up an Air Ball from Three Feet Away (GIF)

    Last night, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich kept his three best players out of the lineup against the Golden State Warriors in a nationally televised game that could be a preview of a future playoff matchup. Why? Well, he was probably just trying to piss off David Stern, who fined him $250,000 last year […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/11/2013 – Stephen Curry

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/11/2013 – Stephen Curry

    There were a lot of solid performances in NBA action last night. Ageless wonder Tim Duncan threw in 21 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, and two blocks in San Antonio’s thumping of Milwaukee. Kevin Love notched 26 points, 15 rebounds, and five assists for the second time in as many nights. And Russell Westbrook had […]

  • 9 Reasons LeBron James Should Go Back to Cleveland

    9 Reasons LeBron James Should Go Back to Cleveland

    The 2013-14 NBA season underway, and there are lots of interesting storylines to follow. Will the Miami Heat three-peat? Will the return of Derrick Rose make the Bulls serious contenders? Will Stephen Curry and the Warriors take the next step? Can Kevin Durant keep the Thunder going all by himself while Russell Westbrook recuperates? Will […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 25th) — San Antonio Spurs

    This Day In Sports History (June 25th) — San Antonio Spurs

    It was on this day in 1999 that the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks in Game 5 to win the NBA championship.  The Spurs won the game 78-77 to capture the franchise’s first championship, and their first of four titles over an incredible nine-year span. The Spurs finished the regular season tied […]

  • Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    The always entertaining and possibly mentally ill Dick Vitale has been going nuts on Twitter, raving about the San Antonio Spurs since they took Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night. “POPOVICH is flat out THE BEST COACH in all of PRO SPORTS!” was one tweet. “TIM DUNCAN is greatest POWER forward EVER TO […]

  • Lakers Fan Really Into Heckling San Antonio’s Matt Bonner (Video)

    Lakers Fan Really Into Heckling San Antonio’s Matt Bonner (Video)

    What is an NBA fan to do when his team of high-priced underachieving superstar players is on the verge of getting swept right out of the first round of the playoffs? Well, for one Lakers fan on Sunday, the answer to that question was “heckle the Spurs’ Matt Bonner without mercy.” Why Matt Bonner? The […]

  • High School Sophomore Victor Dukes Throws Down a Ridiculous Dunk (Video)

    High School Sophomore Victor Dukes Throws Down a Ridiculous Dunk (Video)

    What’s worse than getting posterized? How about getting posterized by a high school sophomore while you get kicked in the face for good measure. That’s what happened to a player from Manila High School in Arkansas when his team faced Victor Dukes and intrastate rival Nettleton High School in a 2012 NEA Tournament game. Dukes, […]

  • Manu Ginobili Misses A Wide Open Dunk (Video)

    Manu Ginobili Misses A Wide Open Dunk (Video)

    With the San Antonio Spurs situated comfortably atop the Western Conference late in the season, some of their older players were afforded the opportunity to get some extra rest prior to the start of the playoffs.  And while that strategy by Gregg Popovich appeared to work wonders for the aging legs of Tim Duncan (17 […]

  • 15 Highest NBA Salaries For The 2011-12 Season

    15 Highest NBA Salaries For The 2011-12 Season

    Now that we’re actually going to have a 2011-12 NBA season, I thought it would be fun to whip up a list of the top player salaries for this year. Why is a list of the NBA’s top salaries so amusing? It has to do with the league’s insanely complicated “soft” salary cap. This system, […]

  • 9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    With the Chargers sitting at 4-5 right now, they are far from the dominant force in the AFC West that everyone expected them to be. And everyone is predictably placing the blame on head coach Norv Turner. He’s seemed to trend downward over his career in SD, and it’s time to pull the cord and […]