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Last night marked the first time Kevin Durant had played since the passing of beloved former Sportscenter anchor and ESPN reporter and on-air talent, Stuart Scott. Scott, 49, passed on Sunday morning, and the testimonials and the remembrances can only do the outsized ESPN personality a small measure of justice. KD paid homage to the ESPN maestro with a personalized message on the Nike KD VI pair of kicks he wore last night. Read More »
Every athlete prepares for the big game in their own unique way. That’s the theme behind the new Beats By Dre spot: “The Game Before the Game.” The commercial highlights various soccer players, celebrities and fans as they prepare for their big moment. LeBron James cameos as do a number of other celebs and athletes. Read More »
Fifteen-game winning streaks generally don’t end at the hands of names like Brian Roberts, Darius Miller, Ryan Anderson and Roger Mason. Then again, 15-game winning streaks generally don’t end in 24-point blowouts at the hands of a 25-win team, either … Read More »
Last week, we showed you two new NBA on ESPN commercial spots featuring Amar’e Stoudemire and Steve Nash. But with the Celtics taking on the Bucks on ESPN right now, check out the latest spot starring Brandon Jennings, Stuart Scott and Jon Barry that’s airing tonight. It was a close call for Bango.
Since it began 39 years ago, Midnight Madness has become one of the most creative events in sports because it brings the past, present and future together. Schools honor their old stars and introduce their current rosters, all while high-prized recruits sit courtside in awe. But beyond the basketball element, it’s a chance for fans, players and coaches who are generally very serious to have fun and celebrate the college basketball new year. Celebrities sometimes make unexpected cameos, future NBA Lottery picks often don ridiculous costumes, and Hall-of-Fame coaches in their 60s throw on baggy clothes and dance to hip-hop.
Friday night, Late Night With Roy – North Carolina’s Midnight Madness tradition hosted by ESPN’s Stuart Scott – epitomized what the once-a-year event should be about. Read More »