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NBA Star Tim Frazier: Life Lessons from My Grandmother

Jan 31, 2019 | by Tim Frazier, Alzheimer's Association
NBA Star Tim Frazier: Life Lessons from My Grandmother

Ajinca showed he is ready to shine

Jan 31, 2019 | by Eurocupbasketball.com
Ajinca showed he is ready to shine

More than 12 years after making his first appearance on the European stage, Alexis Ajinca returned to make another debut as LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne wrapped up first place in Group F with a 72-61 home victory over Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar on Wednesday night.

Super Bowl LIII: The journey of Alter grad Joe Thuney a reminder of the power of perseverance

Jan 30, 2019 | by Marcus Hartman, Dayton Daily News
Super Bowl LIII: The journey of Alter grad Joe Thuney a reminder of the power of perseverance

With another National Signing Day approaching, Miami Valley high school players dreaming of making the NFL some day need look no further than the New England Patriots offensive line for a real-life example it can happen. 

At left guard, they will find Alter graduate Joe Thuney, a third-year pro getting set to make his third consecutive start in the Super Bowl, an ...

O’Quinn to Have Jersey Retired at NSU

Jan 28, 2019 | by Mike Bello, NUSpartans.com

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University will retire Kyle O'Quinn's No. 10 Spartan jersey at NSU's home game against North Carolina Central on Feb. 16, the athletics department announced on Monday.   O'Quinn will be the third player in NSU men's basketball history to have his jersey number retired, joining Bobby Dandridge (No. 12) and David Pope (No. 34). O'Quinn will be honored during halftime ...

Joe Harris: Walking Down Your Street and Pushing the Nets Up the Standings

Jan 28, 2019 | by Kelly Whiteside, The New York Times
Joe Harris: Walking Down Your Street and Pushing the Nets Up the Standings

As Nets guard Joe Harris walks the cobblestone streets outside the team’s practice facility in Sunset Park, no one seems to notice.

“Most of the time, I blend in,” he said. “I kind of look like I work in a Brooklyn coffee shop.”

Dax Raymond's draft buzz builds after big week at Senior Bowl

Jan 28, 2019 | by logantj, Mountain West Wire

The secret’s out: Dax Raymond is confirmed very good at football

The buzz around Dax Raymond is building.

Utah State’s star tight end declared for the 2019 NFL Draft as a relatively unknown prospect on the national stage, but a solid showing in this week’s Senior Bowl activities may have scouts reshuffling their draft boards.

Unfamiliar grounds: Ryan Broekhoff on NBA life with the Dallas Mavericks

Jan 28, 2019 | by The Pick and Roll
Unfamiliar grounds: Ryan Broekhoff on NBA life with the Dallas Mavericks

MILWAUKEE – Ryan Broekhoff has just reached the halfway point in his rookie season as an NBA player, and the Melbourne-born Boomer is finding himself in unfamiliar territory.

Appearing in just 18 of the Dallas Mavericks’ 46 contests, Broekhoff, 28, is adjusting to watching from the sidelines, a role that has not been customary over the course of his five-year professional ...

Patriots’ Joe Thuney will be first player to start 3 Super Bowls in first 3 seasons

Jan 27, 2019 | by Michael David Smith, Yahoo Sports
Patriots’ Joe Thuney will be first player to start 3 Super Bowls in first 3 seasons

Patriots guard Joe Thuney knows only one way to end an NFL season: Being a starter in the Super Bowl.

Thuney, who is in his third season after the Patriots chose him in the third round of the 2016 draft, has started the last two Super Bowls and is slated to start next week’s game as well. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, that ...

Celtics’ Brad Stevens Praises Gordon Hayward’s Ability To Impact Games

Jan 26, 2019 | by Lauren Campbell, NESN

The Boston Celtics had sky-high expectations surrounding them heading into the 2018-19 NBA season — especially with a healthy Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving back in the lineup.

But it hasn’t been the year many expected from Boston, and some even questioned Hayward’s play after he struggled to begin the year. He even was demoted to the bench. But Hayward’s confidence ...

Chandler Hutchison tries to stay even-keeled throughout turbulent rookie season

Jan 23, 2019 | by K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune

This has been some introduction to the NBA for rookie Chandler Hutchison.

He has experienced a coaching change and plenty of losing. He has started 12 games, come off the bench 30 times and sat either by coach’s decision or as an inactive six times.

He has seen a lot.

“You use it all as a learning experience. The way I was raised, taught to try ...

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