TAG: Deion Sanders

NBA / Aug 8, 2011 / 2:00 pm

The Best Athlete To Ever Play In The NBA Is…

LeBron James

The best arguments are the ones you can’t prove. And today on First Take, Skip Bayless called Deion Sanders – the man who recently suited up his new Hall of Fame bust with his signature bandana – the best athlete of all-time. Neon Deion was by far the best cornerback of all-time, maybe the best return man, a great baseball player and in high school, he was an all-state basketball player in Florida which is like being the smartest kid at an Ivy. Read More »

Featured Gallery, Latest News, NBA / Mar 25, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Dime #63: Derrick Rose Is The MVP

Derrick Rose

There comes a time in every sports fan’s life when we start to feel old. Often, it’s when certain athletes whom we’ve watched grow up have the audacity to get old right before our eyes. Consider the experience of the fan who watched Karl Malone (’85) and Scottie Pippen (’87) get drafted, become superstars, retire, and then get inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010. That’s a long time. Read More »

NBA / Sep 14, 2010 / 2:30 pm

Top 5 NBA Players Who Could Play in the NFL

Allen Iverson

In this day and age, athletes have out of this world physical ability. Some run faster and jump higher than us normal people could ever imagine.

There are some players in the NBA today that could start on an NFL team right now, or have at least played football during high school or college days. Watching the Monday Night Football doubleheader last night between the Ravens/Jets and Chargers/Chiefs, if got me thinking about which NBA players could make a transition into the NFL. Here are the top five, plus one coach: Read More »

NBA / Apr 21, 2009 / 10:00 am

Who were your five favorite athletes growing up?

Penny Hardaway

Over the weekend, ESPN asked LeBron to list his five favorite athletes growing up. LBJ’s answers: Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, Penny Hardaway, Emmitt Smith and … LeBron (he was joking; we think). Read More »