Carl Landry quietly steadies Warriors

Nov 26, 2012 | by Rusty Simmons,
Carl Landry quietly steadies Warriors

The mention of Warriors forward Carl Landry elicited a unique reaction from some of his teammates huddled in the locker room before a game last week.

Two sat silently and waited for David Lee to describe the hulking offseason signee, and after several seconds of pondering, the usually verbose Lee offered only: "He's boring."

Well, "The Big Boring" is exactly what the ...

Miami Dolphins' Davone Bess finds ways to get open

Nov 26, 2012 | by David J. Neal, Miami Herald

Call him a possession receiver. Tell him he doesn’t have the speed to be a downfield threat. In other words, believe Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess doesn’t have what it takes to do what he did in the fourth quarter when Sunday’s game evolved out of the mud into a modern NFL score-o-rama.

Bess’ three catches for 63 yards, the flourishing ...

Washington Redskin Holding Fundraiser in North Bethesda

Nov 26, 2012 | by Aaron Kraut,

Washington Redskins safety and University of Maryland alum Madieu Williams is holding a holiday fundraiser for his foundation on Dec. 10 at the Dave & Buster’s in North Bethesda.

The Madieu Williams Foundation focuses on health, fitness and nutrition for underprivileged youth both in the D.C. area and in his native Sierra Leone, where he lived until he was 9.

Mohamed Sanu emerging in Bengals’ offense

Nov 25, 2012 | by
Mohamed Sanu emerging in Bengals’ offense

Just last week, I wrote on here that A.J. Green might be the best receiver in the NFL. So it has to be a little scary for NFL defenses that Green, finally, is getting some help.

Pargo’s NBA career on upswing while Daye’s founders

Nov 25, 2012 | by Jim Meehan, The Spokesman-Review

 In the span of 48 hours, a pair of former Gonzaga Bulldogs came through Orlando, one riding the wave of a career performance, the other riding mostly the bench.

Circumstances can change in a hurry in the NBA. A couple years ago, Jeremy Pargo toiled overseas in Israel while Austin Daye was making 16 starts and seeing significant playing time with ...

Salas Looking For Fresh Start In Philly

Nov 24, 2012 | by Patrick Wall,

The number on the locker hasn’t changed. But wide receiver Mardy Gilyard is gone, his nameplate temporarily replaced by a generic one that simply reads "Philadelphia Eagles." The locker where Gilyard sat most of the season is now occupied by another former fourth-round pick by the Rams, wide receiver Greg Salas.

Bears defensive end Corey Wootton having a breakout year

Nov 22, 2012 | by Adam L. Jahns, Chicago Sun-Times
Bears defensive end Corey Wootton having a breakout year

Northwestern defensive line coach Marty Long would say that the Corey Wootton the Bears have gotten this season — the explosive rushes around opposing tackles, the strong plays inside against runs and so on — is just the beginning.

“You’re really just seeing the true Corey come out now,” Long said.

Long has plenty of stories he loves to share about Wootton, ...

Clippers' Ronny Turiaf answers the call

Nov 20, 2012 | by Broderick Turner, LA Times

Ronny Turiaf sat on the Clippers' bench for the first three quarters Monday night, never hanging his head, always cheering and staying tuned to the game.

When Turiaf got his call 2 minutes 23 seconds into the fourth quarter, he delivered some big moments for the Clippers against the San Antonio Spurs.

"I'm a guy who likes to watch the game and ...

Andrew Nicholson impresses Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn

Nov 19, 2012 | by Tim Blank, SB Nation
Andrew Nicholson impresses Magic head coach Jacque Vaughn

Orlando Magic forward Andrew Nicholson has averaged 6.1 points and 2.3 rebounds in about 12.3 minutes per game so far this season. In Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors, Nicholson, who grew up and went to high school in Toronto, scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in 16 minutes.

Warriors Forward David Lee Enables The City Of Oakland’s Thanksgiving Dinner With $25,000 Donation

Nov 19, 2012 | by

As part of the Warriors 15 Plays for the Holidays, forward David Lee saved the day for the City of Oakland’s Department of Human Services, Communities United Committee, Community Action Partnership and the Emergency Food Providers Committee by donating $25,000 to continue their annual city-wide event to feed seniors and those who are homeless and/or low income.


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