Triple-double tracker: Russell Westbrook leads LeBron James, Ben Simmons, James Harden and the pack

February 16th, 2018|

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Last season, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook led the league in triple-doubles for the third straight year, tallying an NBA-record 42 of […]

Hot dam(n)! World’s highest basketball shot travels nearly 600 feet

February 10th, 2018|

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Full-court basketball shots are made only once in a blue moon, so making one from more than twelve times that distance should be near […]

Conniving Kevins: Kevin Durant, Kevin Love and Kevin Garnett among NBA height fibbers

February 6th, 2018|

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Alternative facts aren’t limited to the political class, as from the time immemorial regular folk have been prone to fib about their height, weight, […]

Luck vs Skill: Comparing the role of chance in hockey, football, baseball, soccer and basketball

January 24th, 2018|

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There’s an old adage in sports that it’s better to be lucky than good, but how much of a role does chance play in […]

Rob the Original renders LeBron James and Steph Curry with Morton’s table salt

December 25th, 2017|

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Christmas Day games have been an NBA tradition since the league’s second season in 1947. This year, five games are being played, headlined by […]

Christmas birthdays: Eric Gordon, Alistair Cook and top sports stars born on December 25th

December 25th, 2017|

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Having your birthday fall on Christmas is something of a double whammy. Not only is your special day overshadowed by the birthday of Jeshua […]

Metta World Peace, Dennis Rodman dominate NBA edition of Best Players by Number

November 26th, 2017|

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Founded more than a century ago in Philadelphia, the Mitchell & Ness company today offers authentic vintage jerseys and apparel collections for the MLB, […]

Will the real Klay Thompson please stand up? Warriors fans and staff get pranked by #FakeKlay

November 10th, 2017|

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When Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson goes off on one of his scoring tears, opposing guards must wonder if they are defending one […]

Forget Pablo Picasso, invest in a Ryan Simpson of LeBron James, Steph Curry or James Harden

November 4th, 2017|

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A couple years ago, Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger sold for a record $179.4 million and none of the women pictured in the famous […]

LeBron James headlines 2017 All-NBA Halloween team as Pennywise from Stephen King’s ‘It’

October 31st, 2017|

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The Cleveland Cavaliers may have gotten off to a rocky start to the 2017-18 season, but thanks to LeBron James they enjoyed their third […]

Blake Griffin’s “Tearaway Pants” and the best poetry from each sport

October 20th, 2017|

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If Blake Griffin weren’t known as a hoopster, his name would be perfectly suited for a slam poet’s stage persona — a mashup of […]

Lonzo and LaVar Ball in ‘LaDodgeBall’ (and lots more NBA movie posters)

October 18th, 2017|

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From sneaker shopping to the Ball in the Family web series, LaVar Ball and his progeny have had their every move documented over the […]