Lang Stumps for Wells

Feb 29, 2012 | by Brad Biggs, National Football Post

The Green Bay Packers might be a long ways away from re-signing Pro Bowl center Scott Wells, and he’s been quiet lately with teammates. But T.J. Lang believes it’s paramount the club works out a deal with Wells, who has been regarded as the team’s best lineman the last few seasons.

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Utah's Evans Wins Slam Dunk Contest

Feb 25, 2012 | by Associated Press

His nickname is the Human Pogo Stick and Utah's Jeremy Evans set out to put some bounce back into the Slam Dunk Contest.

Evans endeared himself to the fans with a mix of props and creativity, and they voted him the winner of one of the marquee events of the NBA's All-Star Saturday festivities.

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Jeremy Evans Added to All-Star Dunk Contest

Feb 23, 2012 | by Priority Sports Staff

As the Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday, Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz will be joining the dunk contest for the 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend.

Brian T. Smith wrote that Evans' teammates are elated that he'll be part of the event. Gordon Hayward had something interesting things to say about it.

David Lee Is Most Underrated Player in the NBA Today

Feb 21, 2012 | by Talal Elmasry

Buried in the later paragraphs of most stories. Hidden behind flashier but less-productive stars.

That’s where you’ll find Golden State power forward David Lee, who has inexplicably turned 20 points and 10 rebounds a night into an afterthought.

Even after a stellar but all-too-common night in which Lee notched 24 points and 13 rebounds (his ninth 20/10 night of the year), the ...

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Landry Elected to NJCAA Hall of Fame

Jan 25, 2012 | by The Exponent

Former Purdue standout Carl Landry has been elected to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Hall of Fame as part of a six-man Class of 2012, the NJCAA announced Wednesday.

Before becoming an all-conference selection at Purdue, Landry put up impressive numbers at Vincennes University.

After missing part of his freshman season with a broken hand, Landry averaged 19.4 points, 8.9 ...

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Leuer Well Equipped to Help Bucks

Jan 19, 2012 | by Michael Hunt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Upon entering the Bradley Center's confined home locker room, turn left to find Jon Leuer. Predictably, his stall occupies an area sometimes allotted to second-round rookies like him.

Already, though, he has adopted the proper veteran attitude about his chosen profession.

Leuer had just started his fourth game at forward, an accomplishment for a rookie second-round pick, and had played reasonably well ...

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Ingles stars in Barcelona win

Jan 12, 2012 | by
Ingles stars in Barcelona win

Australian Joe Ingles shot a career-high 22 points to see Barcelona to a 78-48 victory over Besiktas JK in Istanbul, with Gasper Vidmar admirable in defeat for the Turkish club with 18 points and an equal team-high six rebounds.

CJ Wallace had eight rebounds - all defensive - for Barcelona, while team-mate Victor Sada collected seven boards and provided four assists ...

Brown Brings Circus To Phoenix

Dec 08, 2011 | by Seth Pollack, Bright Side of the Sun

Remember the good ole days when Steve Nash would lob the ball in the general vicinity of the rim and Shawn Marion or Amare Stoudemire would go up and throw it down? Remember Grant Hill lobbing the ball to Jason Richardson on a back-door cut? Remember Jared Dudley throwing down 10 vicious dunks last year? (Neither did his teammates.)

Now the ...

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Jake Delhomme Joins Texans

Nov 30, 2011 | by

The injury-riddled Houston Texans added to their quarterback depth Tuesday, reaching a deal with Jake Delhomme.

Delhomme worked out with the Texans on Tuesday, along with another retired quarterback, Jeff Garcia. The 36-year-old Delhomme will back up rookie T.J. Yates, a fifth-round pick slated to start Sunday's game against Atlanta.

Rick Smith, Delhomme's agent, said in a phone interview Tuesday that his ...

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