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Unfamiliar grounds: Ryan Broekhoff on NBA life with the Dallas Mavericks

Jan 28, 2019 | by The Pick and Roll
Unfamiliar grounds: Ryan Broekhoff on NBA life with the Dallas Mavericks

MILWAUKEE – Ryan Broekhoff has just reached the halfway point in his rookie season as an NBA player, and the Melbourne-born Boomer is finding himself in unfamiliar territory.

Appearing in just 18 of the Dallas Mavericks’ 46 contests, Broekhoff, 28, is adjusting to watching from the sidelines, a role that has not been customary over the course of his five-year professional ...

Patriots’ Joe Thuney will be first player to start 3 Super Bowls in first 3 seasons

Jan 27, 2019 | by Michael David Smith, Yahoo Sports
Patriots’ Joe Thuney will be first player to start 3 Super Bowls in first 3 seasons

Patriots guard Joe Thuney knows only one way to end an NFL season: Being a starter in the Super Bowl.

Thuney, who is in his third season after the Patriots chose him in the third round of the 2016 draft, has started the last two Super Bowls and is slated to start next week’s game as well. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN, that ...

Celtics’ Brad Stevens Praises Gordon Hayward’s Ability To Impact Games

Jan 26, 2019 | by Lauren Campbell, NESN

The Boston Celtics had sky-high expectations surrounding them heading into the 2018-19 NBA season — especially with a healthy Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving back in the lineup.

But it hasn’t been the year many expected from Boston, and some even questioned Hayward’s play after he struggled to begin the year. He even was demoted to the bench. But Hayward’s confidence ...

Chandler Hutchison tries to stay even-keeled throughout turbulent rookie season

Jan 23, 2019 | by K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune

This has been some introduction to the NBA for rookie Chandler Hutchison.

He has experienced a coaching change and plenty of losing. He has started 12 games, come off the bench 30 times and sat either by coach’s decision or as an inactive six times.

He has seen a lot.

“You use it all as a learning experience. The way I was raised, taught to try ...

Pro Football Hall of Fame Resume: Alan Faneca

Jan 22, 2019 | by Tribune News Service, NY Daily News

A first-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1998 NFL Draft, offensive guard Alan Faneca played 13 seasons in the National Football League.

During his 10 seasons in Pittsburgh, Faneca was named first-team All-Pro six times and won one Super Bowl.

After signing with the New York Jets, Faneca made the Pro Bowl both of his seasons in New York. ...

Beal's career year worthy of another All-Star nod

Jan 22, 2019 | by Zach Rosen, Washington Wizards
Beal's career year worthy of another All-Star nod

Jevon Carter Makes WVU Fan's Day

Jan 21, 2019 | by Chris Anderson, 247sports.com
Jevon Carter Makes WVU Fan's Day

Jake Delhomme recalls memories of Super Bowl XXXVIII

Jan 21, 2019 | by Steven Taranto, 247Sports.com

In 2003, few had earmarked the Carolina Panthers as a threat to go to Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston. And 15 years later, the road that the "Cardiac Cats" took to the first Super Bowl appearance in Panthers history feels just as improbable as it did back then. But all these years later, the 2003 Carolina Panthers are living proof ...

For the Steelers' Josh Dobbs, the real fun — at NASA — starts soon

Jan 20, 2019 | by Gene Collier, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
For the Steelers' Josh Dobbs, the real fun — at NASA — starts soon

Football’s transition from compelling weekly theater to this elongated Steelers offseason was not exactly the smoothest on record, maybe you’ve noticed; if there’s a metaphor available, it might involve one of those gasoline tankers hurtling off a highway overpass and transitioning to a fireball.

It was Jake Layman's world and New Orleans couldn't do much about it

Jan 18, 2019 | by Dwight Jaynes, NBC Sports Northwest

For 12 minutes on the game clock – the entire second quarter -- Friday night in Moda Center, it was Jake Layman’s world and we were all fortunate just to live in it.

Layman, who lost his spot in the Portland starting lineup to Maurice Harkless Friday, didn’t get off the Trail Blazer bench in the first quarter. But he set ...

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