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Steve Kerr Wins 200 Games Faster Than Any Other N.B.A. Coach

Mar 29, 2017 | by Benjamin Hoffman, nytimes.com
Steve Kerr Wins 200 Games Faster Than Any Other N.B.A. Coach

It was just another day at the office for Steve Kerr.

Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors, took his team on the road Tuesday night to face James Harden and the Houston Rockets, and he walked away with a 113-106 victory. It was the eighth consecutive win for the Warriors, and the team’s 60th of the season. More notably, ...

Chicago Bulls player and team mascot raise spirits in visit to Park Ridge hospital

Mar 29, 2017 | by dailyherald.com

Chicago Bulls guard Isaiah Canaan and longtime team mascot Benny the Bull visited pediatric patients at Advocate Children's Hospital Tuesday afternoon to lift the spirits of young patients.

The two signed autographs, took selfies and otherwise spread cheer to hospitalized youngsters.

Advocate Children's Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care, a corporate sponsor of the Chicago Bulls.

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How Bradley Beal has helped turn the Washington Wizards into contenders

Mar 26, 2017 | by Justin Grant, isportsweb.com

The Washington Wizards are the real deal, and no one on the Wizards roster knows more about being the real deal than Bradley “Real Deal” Beal himself. He has transformed himself into an All-NBA caliber player over the course of 4-5 seasons and is now one of the NBA’s premier shooting guards. The Washington Wizards have reached a new high ...

PFF’s McGuinness: ASU’s Zane Gonzalez could be drafted before 4th round

Mar 26, 2017 | by Kevin Zimmerman, arizonasports.com

Zane Gonzalez’s NFL Draft resume relies on the basic numbers.

The Arizona State kicker broke the NCAA field goal record, appeared on every All-American team imaginable and earned the Lou Groza Award as the nation’s best kicker in 2016.

He’s not only ASU’s most appealing prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Pro Football Focus’ special teams guru, Gordon McGuinness, ranks Gonzalez easily as ...

Atlanta Falcons Receiver Mohamed Sanu Honors Home Jersey Roots in Offseason

Mar 26, 2017 | by Garrett Stepien, scout.com
Atlanta Falcons Receiver Mohamed Sanu Honors Home Jersey Roots in Offseason

Five years, two franchises and millions of dollars into Mohamed Sanu’s NFL career, he remains just as involved with the Rutgers community.

A local Monmouth Junction (N.J.) South Brunswick product and all-time receptions leader for the Scarlet Knights, Sanu was among Rutgers family Friday in New York at the Rally at the Alley.

Cliff Alexander and R.J. Hunter combine for 55 in D-League loss

Mar 25, 2017 | by Net Income, SB Nation

We don’t know the Nets plans for Cliff Alexander, Long Island’s 6’9”, power forward (emphasis on the power) or R.J. Hunter, the 6’6” shooting guard (emphasis on the shooting), but two once again showed Friday night that they may be too good for the D-League.

Wizards big man promises to dance on the air if Washington wins 50 games

Mar 23, 2017 | by Scott Allen, The Washington Post
Wizards big man promises to dance on the air if Washington wins 50 games

Wizards center Jason Smith had eight points, four rebounds and two blocks off the bench in Wednesday’s 104-100 win over the Hawks at Verizon Center, as Washington snapped a two-game losing streak and rediscovered its “swag” during a decisive 9-1 fourth-quarter run. Smith had some fun with Bradley Beal during the shooting guard’s on-court interview following the win.

GADGET GURU MARSHALL PLUMLEE IS ALSO KNICKS' MOST CHALLENGED COMMUTER

Mar 23, 2017 | by Yaron Weitzman,
GADGET GURU MARSHALL PLUMLEE IS ALSO KNICKS' MOST CHALLENGED COMMUTER

NEW YORK — When Marshall Plumlee signed with the New York Knicks in July, he was quickly confronted by a dilemma all residents of the city know well.

Nico Siragusa: My Life As An NFL Draft Prospect

Mar 21, 2017 | by Nico Siragusa/Ryan Mayer, CBS Sports Local

The 2017 NFL Draft is set for Thursday, April 27th through Saturday, April 29th. As the stars of the college game get ready to find out where they will begin their NFL journey, CBS Local Sports’ “My Life As” series will give them an opportunity to talk about how they got to this point and what they expect from the ...

Middle Tennessee running back I'Tavius Mathers shines in front of NFL teams, including Saints, during Pro Day workout

Mar 20, 2017 | by Herbie Teope, NOLA.com
Middle Tennessee running back I'Tavius Mathers shines in front of NFL teams, including Saints, during Pro Day workout

I'Tavius Mathers admits a sense of frustration over not receiving an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine.

The Middle Tennessee State University running back totaled 2,194 yards of offense -- 1,561 yards rushing on 232 carries and 633 yards receiving on 66 catches -- and 20 touchdowns (17 rushing) in 2016, after all.

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