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JETS TOP 25: No. 5 Brandon Moore

Jul 19, 2012 | by Brian Costello, New York Post
JETS TOP 25: No. 5 Brandon Moore

As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players on the Jets roster. Each weekday we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them ...

Tags: Brandon Moore , New York Jets

James Johnson Is the Perfect Addition for the Young, Athletic Sacramento Kings

Jul 18, 2012 | by Andy Bailey, bleacherreport.com

With their recent additions of James Johnson and Aaron Brooks, the Sacramento Kings have quietly had a very successful offseason.

Brooks is an upgrade at the point guard position. While Isaiah Thomas was surprisingly solid for the Kings in that capacity, Brooks is just a couple seasons removed from averaging 19.6 points and 5.3 assists a game while hitting 40 percent ...

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Former Aggie All-American Jaycee Carroll continuing to excel on basketball court

Jul 17, 2012 | by Doug Hoffman/USU Athletic Media Relations, cachevalleydaily.com
Former Aggie All-American Jaycee Carroll continuing to excel on basketball court

The name Jaycee Carroll is not an unknown name in Cache Valley. His career as a Utah State basketball player was spent breaking records, earning awards and helping the Aggies to two consecutive NCAA Tournaments and four-straight postseason appearances.

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Wootton holds football camp in Rutherford, hopes to start off NFL season strong

Jul 16, 2012 | by Edward Kensik, northjersey.com
Wootton holds football camp in Rutherford, hopes to start off NFL season strong

Corey Wootton has a pretty big challenge coming up for him this fall in the NFL.

But before he hit the field at Bourbonnais, Ill. for the Chicago Bears preseason camp, the Bears defensive end was teaching the area youngsters the fundamentals of football and helping out a local charity.

Tags: Corey Wootton , Chicago Bears

Campers, NFL stars inspire each other at Cen-Tex Pro Football Camp and Combine

Jul 14, 2012 | by James Harper, Killeen Daily Herald
Campers, NFL stars inspire each other at Cen-Tex Pro Football Camp and Combine

It was tough to distinguish who was having more fun — the professionals or the kids.

Both groups were sweating but smiling Friday at the third annual Cen-Tex Pro Football Camp and Combine held at Leo Buckley Stadium where 270 kids, more than 40 area coaches and 30 college and professional football players converged to run drills, work on technique and ...

Tags: Roy Miller , Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kwame Brown joins Sixers

Jul 13, 2012 | by John Mitchell, philly.com

The Sixers on Friday signed free agent center Kwame Brown to a two-year, $6 million deal, according to a report that first appeared on Yahoo Sports.

Brown, 6-11, will get the opportunity to start if he can beat out Spencer Hawes, last season’s starter. Hawes and the Sixers have reached agreement on a two-year, $13 million deal.

Last season, Brown appeared in ...

Tags: Kwame Brown , Philadelphia 76ers

Utah Jazz: DeMarre Carroll maintains a hunger to stay in NBA

Jul 12, 2012 | by Jarrod Rudolph, Deseret News
Utah Jazz: DeMarre Carroll maintains a hunger to stay in NBA

Opportunity is everything in the NBA.

There are many talented players floating around praying for one of the league's 30 teams to give them a shot. The process of finding a team willing to offer an opportunity can become as strenuous as playing in an actual game, which is understandable because of the small margin of error that's required to capitalize ...

Tags: DeMarre Carroll , Utah Jazz

Jared Dudley With Dan LeBatard: Talking Lebron James, Gambling And The Secret Fat Guy Inside

Jul 12, 2012 | by Jess Root, sbnation.com

Jared Dudley of the Phoenix Suns was a guest on the ESPN show Dan LeBatard Is Highly Questionable on Wednesday. They talked about an array of topics, one of which was NOT Steve Nash and his departure to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Dudley answered questions about LeBron James winning a championship (he thinks that the players throughout the league are happy ...

Tags: Jared Dudley , Phoenix Suns

Beal Zone: Could Team USA be in Bradley Beal's future?

Jul 11, 2012 | by Corey Rudd, stlsportsminute.com
Beal Zone: Could Team USA be in Bradley Beal's future?

St. Louis native Bradley Beal is just now getting ready to start his NBA career with the Washington Wizards, who selected the guard third in this year's NBA Draft. 

Beal is currently taking part in the Wizards mini-camp as the team gets ready to participate in the Las Vegas Summer League. 

Meanwhile, Team USA, led by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, is ...

Tags: Bradley Beal , Washington Wizards

Gibson's USA Basketball experience motivates him moving forward

Jul 11, 2012 | by Aggrey Sam, CSNChicago.com
Gibson's USA Basketball experience motivates him moving forward

LAS VEGAS—Before participating in Team USA’s Olympic training camp as a member of USA Basketball’s Select Team, Taj Gibson knew he was a good player.

His performance during the week-long camp, however, convinced him that not only was his stock on the rise, but he was already a player that people around the NBA thought highly of, a fact that he ...

Tags: Taj Gibson , Chicago Bulls

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