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College / Feb 18, 2014 / 5:30 pm

C.J. Fair: Making The Most Of His Final College Season

C.J. Fair

Coming into Saturday’s matchup with North Carolina State, Syracuse was a frigid wasteland. The historic Carrier Dome was a towering, unyielding, concrete icebox.

For 39 minutes, the Orange and stud senior C.J. Fair had been tightly clenching a dream, one that wanted to be desperately ended by a surging Wolfpack squad that didn’t fly into central New York until the late afternoon. The impending snowstorm kept both teams chilled. Fair couldn’t buy a bucket. Read More »

Smack / Nov 22, 2011 / 12:51 am

‘Melo, D-Wade, LeBron & CP3 Putting Together A Star NBA Tour

Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Paul

The last time we were supposed to have some type of world basketball tour, we had denials and confirmations, we had a long list of All-Stars agreeing on playing, we had a schedule and we had the first night all planned out. Then we ended up with nothing. But LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony – four of the biggest stars in the world – are teaming up to try again. They’re planning on putting together a four-city homecoming tour of their respective cities: Akron, New Orleans, Chicago, and New York, starting December 1. We just want to see one of these ideas come to fruition. Too many heartbreaks and cancellations this year … Read More »

College / Nov 14, 2011 / 1:00 pm

TicketCity Legends Classic Preview

TicketCity Legends Classic

With the college basketball season underway, the Championship Rounds of the TicketCity Legends Classic begin on Nov. 19 at the IZOD Center with Vanderbilt facing NC State at 6:30 p.m. and Texas squaring off with Oregon State at 8:30 p.m. Why should you care? Let us tell you: Read More »

College / Jul 21, 2011 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Lorenzo Brown Talks NC State, ACC & Greater NC Pro-Am

Lorenzo Brown

Lorenzo Brown and his teammates have a job to do in Raleigh next season: get NC State back to the NCAA Tournament. The Wolfpack hasn’t gone to the Big Dance since Herb Sendek was the coach back in 2006. With new head coach Mark Gottfried at the helm, there’s no reason why Brown and his partners C.J. Leslie, Alex Johnson, C.J. Williams, and DeShawn Painter can’t compete with the Dukes and North Carolinas of the world.

Taking some time out from his busy summer league schedule, ‘Zo chatted with us about his new coach, the Greater NC Pro-Am and the atmosphere at NC State. In his sophomore season in Raleigh, we’ll all find out what Brown can do for you. Read More »

Smack / Jul 17, 2011 / 12:00 am

Kobe Bryant Nearly Followed Deron Williams; And Austin Rivers Unleashes The Beast

Kobe Bryant

Deron Williams is now officially a member of the Besiktas basketball club, tweeting that he signed his contract and is headed to Turkey. This will continue to be one funny summer; We won’t believe any of this until we actually see it, until someone like Williams actually puts on another jersey and suits up. We’re skeptical … While that’s some pretty significant news, there’s perhaps an even bigger splash making the rumor rounds. Read More »

College / May 24, 2011 / 2:00 pm

Kentucky Tops Ryan Harrow’s List, Decision By Friday

Ryan Harrow

Just a year ago, Ryan Harrow was named the Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Georgia after averaging 32.4 points, 6.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game at Walton High School (Marietta, Ga.). But after a season in Raleigh, N.C. at NC State, the rising sophomore point guard decided to take his talents elsewhere and transfer to another program. By this Friday, Harrow will make his decision. Read More »