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The Story of Larry Nance Jr., a Soldier Pen Pal and a Twitter Hail Mary

Nov 15, 2017 | by Jake Fischer, si.com

Eskan Village lies 12 miles southeast of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The U.S. military compound primarily houses the 64th Air Expeditionary Group and morphs U.S. teenagers into soldiers. Spence McNeil was one of those young men. He joined a tour that arrived in Saudi Arabia one month before Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003, although his service was short lived. While ...

Former Kansas star Perry Ellis eyes unconventional route from Australia to NBA

Nov 15, 2017 | by Skylar Rolstad, sportingnews.com
Former Kansas star Perry Ellis eyes unconventional route from Australia to NBA

If only for one game, Perry Ellis was where he expected to be Oct. 2: in an NBA arena, lining up for tipoff in Salt Lake City against the Utah Jazz. He scored 14 points, hauled in five rebounds and recorded three steals. The preseason contest was an introduction to game action with his new team after a busy summer. It was clear Ellis ...

Kirk Cousins Now Has More Rushing Touchdowns Than RG3

Nov 12, 2017 | by Brian Tinsman, CBS DC

WASHINGTON — It is but a minor footnote in a disappointing loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has officially passed his predecessor for rushing touchdowns.

It was the 11th rushing touchdown for Cousins and temporarily gave the Redskins the lead. It was the last Redskins’ lead of the game.

It was a big play in the moment, but it was also a big ...

Gordon Hayward Once Had To Ask Brad Stevens For Permission To Enter A Halo Tournament

Nov 12, 2017 | by Konata Edwards, uproxx.com
Gordon Hayward Once Had To Ask Brad Stevens For Permission To Enter A Halo Tournament

If one has ever played video games, they know how addictive that ‘one more game’ feeling happens to be. Even at 1 a.m., that feeling of needing to play that one more game will have a person up until at least 4 or 5 in the morning.

Gordon Hayward counts himself as one of those gamers who knows that ‘one more ...

Brett Hundley was on fire in the fourth quarter

Nov 12, 2017 | by Mike Spofford, packers.com

CHICAGO – The Packers would have taken a win any way they could have gotten it Sunday, but to get one with Brett Hundley playing the way he did in the fourth quarter meant even more.

Hundley was absolutely clutch when it mattered most in the 23-16 victory over the Bears at Soldier Field. He delivered the type of crunch-time performance that could ...

How Warriors guard Nick Young found his swag

Nov 12, 2017 | by Logan Murdock, The Mercury News
How Warriors guard Nick Young found his swag

In a game where the Warriors out-shot, out defended and out-executed the 76ers on their way to a 135-114 win, an ample opportunity arose for a bench player to play well.

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Kings Guard Garrett Temple: 'I Can See Myself Finishing My Career Here'

Nov 11, 2017 | by James Ham, NBC Bay Area
Kings Guard Garrett Temple: 'I Can See Myself Finishing My Career Here'

Decisions, decisions. The Sacramento Kings hit a home run when they signed veteran Garrett Temple to a three-year, $24 million contract in the summer of 2016. He's not only the team's best defender, but he's a leader on the court and behind the scenes. 

The case for Sean Lee as Cowboys midseason MVP

Nov 09, 2017 | by Joe Trahan, WFAA

Frisco -- Now that the Cowboys are eight games into their schedule, half of the regular season is in the books. So, who's your Cowboys midseason MVP?

Most people will default to either quarterback Dak Prescott or running back Zeke Elliott with both putting together sensational sophomore seasons.

Defensive end Demarcus Lawrence certainly deserves recognition. But for this team, in particular, you have ...

Doug McDermott turns in best game since joining Knicks, scores 20 off the bench

Nov 08, 2017 | by Peter Botte, New York Daily News
Doug McDermott turns in best game since joining Knicks, scores 20 off the bench

Doug McDermott dropped in some of the most important McBuckets for the Knicks in Tuesday's comeback victory over Charlotte at the Garden.

In his best game since arriving from Oklahoma City in the Carmelo Anthony blockbuster, McDermott scored a season-high 20 points, nailing seven of eight shots and even converting a rare four-point play during the fourth quarter comeback.

2017-18 NBL MVP Ladder: Perry Ellis takes No. 1 spot, Casey Prather rejoins the conversation

Nov 08, 2017 | by Olgun Uluc, Fox Sports
2017-18 NBL MVP Ladder: Perry Ellis takes No. 1 spot, Casey Prather rejoins the conversation

THERE was a lot of action in Round 5, and it sure has shaken up the MVP race.

While there are some familiar names on the list, there’s been a reshuffling at the top, as well as some players who have suddenly emerged as legitimate contenders. Last week’s No. 1 has been dethroned, while we there are several athletes who weren’t even ...

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