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  • Superstar Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers talks about building and sustaining confidence.

    Kobe Bryant preaches 'practice and repetition' to enhance confidence

    Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was recently in Shanghai, China for the Nike RISE campaign. The Los Angeles Lakers star may be one of the biggest names in professional sports in the United States, but his popularity is on an entirely different level in China. During his trip overseas, Kobe was...
  • The five best grills for tailgating at Soldier Field

    The five best grills for tailgating at Soldier Field

    When it comes to tailgating at Soldier Field, you’ll want a grill that can both cook your burgers in style and is easy to use, as you certainly don't want to cook with a temperamental grill on a cold day in Chicago. Regardless of your budget, there's a grill that will fit your tailgating needs. Take...
  • This day in sports history: The Dream Team wins gold

    This day in sports history: The Dream Team wins gold

    The Dream Team. It's a phrase that has been uttered to describe talented groups of people who come together to form something greater than that individual makeup. But when it comes to sports, there can only be one Dream Team. Twnety-two years ago today, the Dream Team won gold at the Barcelona...
  • Landon Donovan says goodbye after 2014 season

    Landon Donovan says goodbye after 2014 season

    Los Angeles Galaxy and MLS All-Star MVP Landon Donovan informed everyone on Thursday morning that after careful consideration, he has elected to retire after the 2014 season. Donovan released a statement on Thursday: "After careful deliberation and after many conversations with those closest to me...
  • Three things we learned from Denver Broncos – Seattle Seahawks preseason game

    Three things we learned from Denver Broncos – Seattle Seahawks preseason game

    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks met last night in a rematch from their Super Bowl XLVIII matchup seven months ago. Of course, this was just a preseason game, but there's no doubt both teams took it seriously. Especially the Broncos, who were “punked,” beaten physically and then had to bear...
  • Is Greg Monroe part of the Detroit Pistons' future?

    Is Greg Monroe part of the Detroit Pistons' future?

    There is one key decision still looming over the head of the Detroit Pistons this offseason. Namely, Greg Monroe’s contract situation is up in the air. Monroe is a restricted free agent, and the team has not made a move on him yet. As such, it makes it kind of hard to really figure out just what...
  • Lakers' Byron Scott talks about Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle and Kevin Love trade

    Lakers' Byron Scott talks about Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle and Kevin Love trade

    Three-time NBA champion Byron Scott has finally landed his dream job. Scott is the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers taking over for Mike D'Antoni who resigned back on April 30. Although it took much longer than anticipated for the Lakers to announce the hiring of Scott, it always seemed like...
  • The Detroit Tigers' scuffling offense raises some concerns

    The Detroit Tigers' scuffling offense raises some concerns

    The Detroit Tigers and their fans were excited about the addition of ace starting pitcher David Price, and were looking forward to his first start with the team. Indeed, Price exceled out of the gate, and the Detroit Tigers earned a win over the New York Yankees in Price’s start. However, that ended...
  • 5 Seahawks rookies worth following on social media this preseason

    5 Seahawks rookies worth following on social media this preseason

    Based strictly on player names, the Seattle Seahawks might have the best rookie class in the NFL this season. The cool-sounding players they selected either in the draft or signed as rookie free agents include Jackson Jeffcoat, Demitrius Bronson, Kiero Small, Morrell Presley and Brock Coyle. All...
  • Matt Williams should apologize to the media for ill-timed rant on Bryce Harper

    Matt Williams should apologize to the media for ill-timed rant on Bryce Harper

    Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams has a lot of explaining to do after lashing out at the media during a pregame meeting at Nationals Park in the opener of his team's three-game series against the New York Mets, according to an Aug. 7 report from CBS Sports. Williams, 48, bashed local and...
  • Superstar Kobe Bryant is starting to get anxious with the NBA season around the corner.

    Kobe Bryant remains anxious to get back to work for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off the worst season in franchise history. The team finished last season with a record of 27-55 and missed the playoffs entirely for only the fifth time since the franchise moved to Los Angeles back in 1960. After winning only 27 games and missing the playoffs, the...
  • Can the Detroit Lions find stability at kicker?

    Can the Detroit Lions find stability at kicker?

    For years, Jason Hanson was a rock for the Detroit Lions at kicker. It is a position that can often be taken for granted. It isn’t flashy, and few people if any tune into football games to watch the guys trying to kick balls through the uprights, but it is an important aspect of the game. Last year...
  • Do the Detroit Red Wings have a lopsided defense?

    Do the Detroit Red Wings have a lopsided defense?

    For whatever reason, Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock likes to pair defensemen of opposite handedness. To put that a little more clearly, he likes to have a right-handed shot and a left-handed shot paired up, if he can afford it. This was talked about more when he was coaching Team Canada...
  • California Clasico Preview: LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes

    California Clasico Preview: LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes

    The California Clásico is coming this Friday evening at the StubHub Center between the LA Galaxy and the San Jose Earthquakes. The match will be the third of four this year, and the Galaxy has already won the first two so far. Get tickets Friday's match here. The Los Angeles Galaxy has a huge...
  • Kings announcer Bob Miller to receive prestigious award

    Kings announcer Bob Miller to receive prestigious award

    As Los Angeles Kings fans anxiously await the start of training camp, there is a little more recognition coming the way of highly-regarded Kings play-by-play announcer Bob Miller. On Aug. 5, 2014, the Big Ten Club of Southern California announced the affable broadcaster as the unanimous Board of...
  • Best places to get Cleveland Browns gear for football season

    Best places to get Cleveland Browns gear for football season

    Football season is quickly approaching, and there's no better way to show your Cleveland Browns pride than with some brown and orange gear. Whether you are tailgating, attending a game or watching from home, you can find just the right attire at any of these stores. Cleveland Clothing Company CLE...
  • Daniel Snyder's rant about Redskins team name is a black eye for football

    Daniel Snyder's rant about Redskins team name is a black eye for football

    Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder appeared on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" to defend the position that his team's nickname is meant to honor Native Americans, according to an Aug. 6 report from ESPN. Snyder, 49, is holding firm on his stance that the name is not meant as a sign of disrespect to...
  • Is it time for the designated hitter to be added in MLB's National League?

    Is it time for the designated hitter to be added in MLB's National League?

    The Colorado Rockies were swept by the Detroit Tigers over the weekend, despite having the benefit of an extra batter in the lineup due to the designated hitter rule, according to an Aug. 3 report from USA Today. Since the Rockies were completely outclassed and over-matched in three straight games...
  • Former CSU great Becky Hammon hired as assistant coach of San Antonio Spurs

    Former CSU great Becky Hammon hired as assistant coach of San Antonio Spurs

    Becky Hammon continues to set the bar high for women in sports. Hammon, a former three-time All-American at Colorado State University and six-time WNBA All-Star, has become the first ever woman to be a paid assistant coach of an NBA team. The NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs, long revered for their...
  • Can the Detroit Pistons take advantage of the chaos in the Eastern Conference?

    Can the Detroit Pistons take advantage of the chaos in the Eastern Conference?

    The landscape of the NBA’s Eastern Conference has changed so much this offseason. The latest, and most unfortunate significant alteration was the injury to Paul George, an unpleasant event that, in the cold light of sports analysis, leaves the Indiana Pacers really needing to worry about even making...
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