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Latest News, NBA / Apr 27, 2010 / 2:30 pm

Talk Ain’t Cheap in the NBA

With the NBA playoffs heating up, emotions are at an all-time high right now. Some players and coaches have been coming at game officials sideways, and David Stern is not having that. Stern is tired of the outlandish remarks criticizing NBA officials, and he’s prepared to give out a couple suspensions and fines if need be. In the past few weeks, it seems like the League has been handing out fines as often as LeBron gets asked about his plans this summer. Read More »

High School, Playground / Mar 23, 2010 / 10:45 am

Mo Evans & Converse Open Gym Takes Over the ATL

Converse Open Gym

Have you ever had to hop a fence just to get in a game of 1-on-1, or sneak into a gym to put up some extra shots? It seems like nowadays there aren’t a lot of places to just go and play ball anymore. But Converse is providing a solution to the problem; they’re unlocking gyms across the country and giving inner-city youth the opportunity to hoop it up in a safe and structured environment. And most importantly, the kids are having fun. Read More »

High School / Mar 16, 2010 / 4:00 pm

Corey Edwards & Omar Calhoun: The Kings of Queens

Corey Edwards & Omar Calhoun

As you walk through the doors of Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village, N.Y., you can’t help but notice the athletic wall of fame. The display case features the retired jerseys of Christ the King basketball legends like Lamar Odom, Sue Bird and Chamique Holdsclaw. Behind the glass lies a legacy of basketball excellence, and that legacy prevails through junior point guard Corey Edwards and sophomore shooting guard Omar Calhoun. Both players have the potential to join that legendary group one day, being remembered as some of the best players to ever grace the court at such a storied program. Read More »

College / Mar 16, 2010 / 9:00 am

The Art of Bracketology: 5 Tips To Filling Our Your Bracket

Bracketology

It’s that time of year again, the most exciting month of college basketball. March Madness has finally arrived. It’s a month full of nail-biting games, buzzer beaters and Cinderella stories that all to prove who’s got the best squad in the country. Whether you’re a player getting ready to compete in the tourney, or you’re just a fan competing in an office pool, the anticipation of the NCAA tournament is as high as ever. So here are my tips to filling out a successful bracket. Read More »