Steve Nash’s health has been a big question mark for the Los Angeles Lakers this season, and he’s officially done with basketball. The Lakers announced his absence from the team on Thursday, after he suffered another injury last week while carrying bags. Their press release read: “Due to a recurring back injury, Lakers point guard Steve Nash will be out for the season, it was announced today. Afte
By Natalie Saar on Oct 24, 2014
A bad week for Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler just continued to get worse on Wednesday. After a disappointing loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Cutler and the rest of the team got read the riot act by wide receiver Brandon Marshall in the locker room. Then on Wednesday former teammate Brian Urlacher piled on when he said that Cutler is paid like an elite quarterback, but he hasn't produce
By Darren Pare on Oct 24, 2014
The 2013-2014 New York Knicks underachieved dramatically. They went from a 54-win team to a 37-win sideshow. They had all sorts of issues on and off the court. They had a head coach who should have been fired long before he was. They had clashing personalities, a banged up superstar, and a point guard with a weapon that didn't involve his basketball skills. Now, The Zen Master is here, which means
By Jake Brown on Oct 23, 2014
Opinion The University of North Carolina is known for a lot of things. Winning athletic teams including men’s and women’s basketball teams that both won national championships. A journalism school that has seen its graduates win Emmys and other awards. An overall ranking of #30 among all universities ranked by US News and World Report and a No. 5 ranking among public universities. That sterling re
By Mike Sarzo on Oct 23, 2014
The New York Giants spent most of the summer assuming that their receiving corps would be one of the clear strengths of their team. The group was headlined by Pro Bowler Victor Cruz, while third-year receiver Rueben Randle - a former second-round pick - was to be the No. 2 receiver. With new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo bringing in a scheme that emphasizes three-wide sets, the Giants also adde
By Matthew Shovlin on Oct 22, 2014
On the surface, the New York Yankees’ decision to hire Gary Denbo to replace Mark Newman as senior vice president of baseball operations and ostensibly place the onus on him as the public face for revamping the minor league system appears to be one that was carefully considered and steeped in caution. As the linked New York Daily News piece suggests, Denbo, a longtime Yankees employee and respect
By Paul Lebowitz on Oct 22, 2014
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By Eric Schaal on Oct 24, 2014
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