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Posted Date : 2014 October 01

  • The NFL's concerns about Bryce Love
    The Stanford tailback's regression and torn ACL as a senior will surely hurt his draft stock. Even his desire to be a doctor may be viewed with trepidation. But he has no regrets. More

  • Steve Kerr explains how DeMarcus Cousins was 'pain in the a**' to Warriors
    Programming note: Watch the pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday night at 6 p.m. PT, streaming live on the MyTeams app. DeMarcus Cousins made his season debut on Jan. 18 against the Clippers. "I'll be dead honest with you and you can print this: he was a pain in the a** when we were trying to get him ready and scrimmage," Steve Kerr said (while laughing) to Tim Kawakami of The Athletic. "He was just so angry, because he wasn't playing. More

  • James Harden says 'it's personal' between him and 'arrogant' ref Scott Foster
    It was another eventful game between the Houston Rockets, the Los Angeles Lakers and referee Scott Foster on Thursday night. The Rockets coughed up a 19-point lead and lost to the Lakers, but James Harden and Chris Paul had bigger issues with Foster, who issued them both late-game fouls at critical moments. Harden managed to score 30 points before he fouled out late in the fourth quarter, bringing his streak of games with 30 points or more to 32, but he was livid with Foster's officiating. More

  • 2 Baseball Players Named Brady Feigl Take DNA Tests To See If They're Related
    Two minor league players are causing some major league confusion because of their names, their looks and, well, everything else. Brady Feigl is a 6-foot, 4-inch pitcher for a Single-A affiliate of the Oakland A's. Meanwhile, Brady Feigl is a 6-foot, 4-inch pitcher for the Texas Rangers' Triple-A club. More

  • Rumor emerges of Russell Wilson eventually joining the Giants
    Assuming that this is enough to get Wilson to change teams, that he'd want to play for the Giants, and that the Giants would want him, it's something that he could force, sooner or later. PFT explained last year when reporting that Wilson wasn't inclined in the aftermath of a flurry of quarterback deals to sign an extension but instead to play things out on a year-to-year basis, Kirk Cousins-style. If Wilson is willing to bear the year-to-year injury risk and able to say no to any and all long-term offers the Seahawks make, he eventually will force the Seahawks into some very tough decisions. More

  • Luka Doncic and LeBron James' rookie seasons compared
    Luka Doncic has been likened to LeBron James and the duo's rookie numbers certainly show the Dallas Mavericks sensation and the Los Angeles Lakers superstar are comparable at this stage of the Slovenian's career. It was Dwyane Wade who said 19-year-old Doncic's passing ability was "LeBron James-like" after facing the Mavs with the Miami Heat last week. Doncic, the third overall pick in last year's draft, is the clear frontrunner for the Rookie of the Year award, a prize James took home in 2003-04 when he was a teenager playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. More

  • C.J. Anderson explains how Patriots shut down Rams offense In Super Bowl LIII
    C.J. Anderson explains how Patriots shut down Rams offense In Super Bowl LIII originally appeared on The Los Angeles Rams lost Super Bowl LIII in one of the most frustrating ways possible -- their very talented, high-scoring offense managed only a field goal in a 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots. The Rams were held scoreless in the first half and couldn't find the end zone in the second half. Their most promising drive late in the fourth quarter ended when quarterback Jared Goff threw a pass that was intercepted by Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore. More

  • Details on the violent death of Dee Gordon's mother shine different light on domestic abuse in MLB
    Over the last few years, the precedent was set by then-New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman for MLB to take stronger initiatives in addressing domestic violence issues. Since then, the league has put many new procedures in place and implemented programs to help those involved with the sport deal with domestic violence issues of their own. However, we haven't really come to address another facet of domestic and mental abuse issues within the game which have come to light. More

  • Enes Kanter takes shot a Knicks after leaving: 'Wow! That's how winning feels'
    Enes Kanter has only played in one game with the Portland Trail Blazers, but he already seems to be much happier with his new team. Following the Trail Blazers' 113-99 win on Thursday, Kanter took a shot at his former team, the New York Knicks, on social media. What did Kanter say? More

  • Willie McGinest slams critical Steelers blog with accurate takedown
    Willie McGinest slams critical Steelers blog with accurate takedown originally appeared on Score another victory for the New England Patriots in their "rivalry" with the Pittsburgh Steelers, thanks to a guy who's beaten them a few times before. The Steelers blog "Steelers Depot" bashed NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest on Wednesday, calling the former Patriots linebacker "one of the least prepared analysts" on the network for his take on Pittsburgh general manager Kevin Colbert's comments about quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Steelers Depot tagged McGinest in the tweet, which turned out to be a very bad idea. More

  • Longtime Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo dies at Red Sox spring training facility
    Nick Cafardo left his mark on Red Sox and Patriots coverage with the Boston Globe for three decades. Nick Cafardo, a veteran Boston Globe reporter who has written about the Boston Red Sox for decades, died Thursday at the team's spring training facility in Fort Myers, Fla., the newspaper announced. Per the Globe, Cafardo was apparently stricken with an embolism at JetBlue Park, the Red Sox's spring training home. More

  • Ex-Warriors coach Don Nelson cites moment he fell in love with Steph Curry
    Programming note: Watch the pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders tonight at 6 p.m. PT, streaming live on the MyTeams app. March 23, 2009 is a date that Warriors fans should never forget. Because that night, Don Nelson went to see Steph Curry in person when Davidson traveled to the Bay Area for an NIT matchup. More

  • Odds for next Giants manager to replace Bruce Bochy brings wild names
    Odds for next Giants manager to replace Bruce Bochy brings wild names originally appeared on The 2020 Giants will look a lot different than we're used to. Sure, you can expect Buster Posey and some other familiar names to still be on the field, but the biggest change will be who's leading the team. Bruce Bochy is hanging up his roster card after the 2019 season. More

  • How Much Credit Should UNC Get For Beating Duke Without Zion?
    With Zion Williamson missing almost all of Duke's loss to North Carolina, how much credit does UNC really deserve for its 16-point win? More

  • Mike Garafolo: Minnesota Vikings have leverage in extension talks with wide receiver Adam Thielen
    NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero talk about the possibility of a contract extension for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen. More