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Shelby’s Gabe DeVoe, Charlotte Hornets head to Las Vegas Summer League

Jul 05, 2018 | by Richard Walker, Gaston Gazette

CHARLOTTE - Gabe DeVoe’s NBA dreams get real on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas.

That’s when Shelby’s DeVoe and the Charlotte Hornets begin their MGM Resorts Summer League play at 5:30 p.m. against Oklahoma City at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

“It’s exciting,” DeVoe said Thursday before the team boarded a charter plane bound for Las Vegas. “I’m ready to go to ...

Affordable local camp is one way ex-Wolverine Mike Martin gives back

Jul 04, 2018 | by Angelique S. Chengelis, The Detroit News

Mike Martin, a former Michigan defensive lineman and captain, knows what it’s like not to have enough money to attend high school football camps where college coaches work and identify talent – or those where young up-and-coming players can pick up tips from former college players.

DESPITE A BROKEN NOSE, COLLINS READY TO RETURN TO LAS VEGAS

Jul 04, 2018 | by Casey Holdahl, NBA.com/Blazers
DESPITE A BROKEN NOSE, COLLINS READY TO RETURN TO LAS VEGAS

Last year in Las Vegas, rookie Zach Collins, who the Trail Blazers acquired from the Sacramento Kings during the 2017 NBA Draft, suffered a minor injury that kept him out of all but the first two games of Portland’s summer league schedule.

This time around, he’s getting the minor injuries out of the way before the start of summer league play.

Five Fun Facts: Justin Jackson

Jul 03, 2018 | by Hayley Elwood, Chargers.com
Five Fun Facts: Justin Jackson

This offseason, we want you to get to know our players a little more off the field.

While you may be aware running back Justin Jackson was selected in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft, here are five fun facts you may not know about number 32.

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Isaiah Pead’s Incredible Journey To Paralympics Is ‘Inspiring’ Les Snead

Jun 30, 2018 | by Cameron DaSilva, USA Today

Nearly two years ago, former Rams running back Isaiah Pead lost nearly all of his left leg after a horrifying car crash. Pead lost control of his truck after hitting a hole in the road while traveling more than 90 miles per hour, sending it more than 40 feet down an embankment on the side of a highway.

His NFL career ...

Kyle Kuzma Talks Offseason Training, Favorite Kicks And More

Jun 30, 2018 | by Drew Ruiz, SLAM
Kyle Kuzma Talks Offseason Training, Favorite Kicks And More

Last week, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma made an appearance at Nike’s Just Do It Headquarters, a new performance training facility located in the heart of Hollywood. Joined by Jared Goff, Chloe Kim and Leticia Bufoni, the four spoke on a brief panel to local media about the importance of training and how it’s allowed them to reach their full potential in their ...

After freak injury, former Suns guard Isaiah Canaan confident he'll be ready for camp

Jun 29, 2018 | by Clevis Murray, Arizona Republic

Six seconds remained in the first quarter against the Mavericks, and Isaiah Canaan of the Suns was using his speed to beat the buzzer by going the length of the court. The defense began to suck into the paint with 4.1 seconds left.

Life is all about decisions, and Canaan could either pass to Troy Daniels in the left corner, who used ...

Thanks, mom: NFL star Haloti Ngata returns home to praise, raise money, and help all prep for ACT

Jun 28, 2018 | by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Keizzya Lee wasn’t sure there were words that could describe how she felt after taking the ACT test for the first time.

“I was at a loss for words,” she told several hundred people gathered in the Salt Palace ballroom for the Fourth Annual Ofa Ngata College Preparation Fund Luau Thursday night.

“After all, how does one describe ...

Mike Evans is on pace to shatter every Buccaneer receiving record

Jun 27, 2018 | by Alex Salvarezza, Bucs Nation

With the theme this week being based around records, I wanted to dive into the records that Mike Evans has already broken, and records that he is on the verge of breaking. Keep in mind that Evans is only going into his fifth season with the Buccaneers and is already considered to be one of the best receivers the franchise has ever had.

Tampa Bay ...

5 Must-Read Quotes About Kevin Huerter From Rookie Press Conference

Jun 27, 2018 | by KL Chouinard, NBA.com/Hawks
5 Must-Read Quotes About Kevin Huerter From Rookie Press Conference

Head Coach Lloyd Pierce on Kevin Huerter's ability to shoot on the move:

"There are guys who shoot stationary. There are guys who shoot off the dribble. And there are guys that shoot off of movement. (Kevin) is definitely a stationary shooter, but he's also a good off-the-move shooter. I haven't seen as much off the dribble; he's always off the ...

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