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Even at 'next level,' Carter still reps Mountaineer Nation

Mar 04, 2019 | by Nick Farrell, West Virginia Illustrated

CLEVELAND, Ohio - When Jevon Carter played at WVU, he was a star.

Now, the former Mountaineer great, who has branded himself on social media as “next level,” is in the midst of his rookie season with the Memphis Grizzlies. It’s a new opportunity — challenging and rewarding — to play the game he loves at the highest level. 

“I’m just taking it day ...

Jordan Ta’amu turns heads at NFL combine

Mar 03, 2019 | by JT Keith, Roswell Daily Record
Jordan Ta’amu turns heads at NFL combine

Jordan Ta’amu has made the most of his opportunities in life. Ta’amu was invited as one of the top 17 quarterbacks in the country in college football with his stellar play in the Southeastern Conference this year.

Ta’amu was in the second group of quarterbacks at the NFL combine on Saturday. Nerves might have gotten the best of him as he ...

Suns' Troy Daniels proves he can still quickly catch fire in win over Heat

Feb 27, 2019 | by Duane Rankin, Arizona Republic

Troy Daniels said he didn’t expect to play Monday night at Miami.

Phoenix probably would’ve lost the game had he not.

Daniels came off the bench to score 14 points, going 3-of-3 from 3, in 17 minutes to help the Suns beat the Heat, 124-121, and snap a franchise-record 17-game skid.

“It was like a walk in the park,” said Daniels, who scored ...

Kingfisher's Sternberger bet on himself in path to the NFL

Feb 27, 2019 | by Tim Godfrey, Enid News & Eagle
Kingfisher's Sternberger bet on himself in path to the NFL

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Two months ago, Jace Sternberger found it hard to breathe.

After a breakout season with Texas A&M, he announced he was forgoing his senior season and declaring for the NFL Draft.

But his decision to leave school early, or the pursuit of a career that will undoubtedly make him a millionaire, is not what left Sternberger short of breath. ...

Draft profile: Russia mission helped mold Utah State TE Dax Raymond

Feb 26, 2019 | by Mark Gaughan,
Draft profile: Russia mission helped mold Utah State TE Dax Raymond

 

Utah State tight end Dax Raymond hits questions about his preferred draft destination out of the park when he meets with NFL executives.

“I was being interviewed by a scout, and he said what do you think about living in a different city?” Raymond told The News at the Senior Bowl in January. “I said I’ve lived in Russia for two ...

Despite many ups and downs, Jabari Parker has remained grounded and focussed on being his best self

Feb 25, 2019 | by Carlan Gay, NBA.com
Despite many ups and downs, Jabari Parker has remained grounded and focussed on being his best self

The Washington Wizards begin the unofficial second half of their season in Charlotte when they take on the Hornets Friday night.

For Jabari Parker, it's somewhat of a homecoming as he gets set to step on the floor in the state where he played his college basketball.

"Always love playing here, always love coming back to North Carolina," Parker told NBA.com.

Don’t look for Salah Mejri to hesitate when he has an open look from 3-point range

Feb 24, 2019 | by Dwain Price, Mavs.com
Don’t look for Salah Mejri to hesitate when he has an open look from 3-point range

SALT LAKE CITY – The lane most folks expect to see Salah Mejri operating from is the one located inside the paint. But recently, the 7-2 Dallas Mavericks’ center has expanded his game to include the 3-point shot.

In Friday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, Mejri attempted a pair of 3-pointers and wound up converting one of them, which sent the ...

Former Texas A&M TE Jace Sternberger joins Alex Gold

Feb 21, 2019 | by Audioboom.com

Jace Sternberger was the best weapon for Texas A&M in his lone season with the Aggies.

Could the playmaking tight end remain in the Lone Star State with either the Cowboys or Texans?

Former Texas A&M TE Jace Sternberger joins Alex Gold to discuss his path to the NFL Draft.

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Bradley Beal: 'Humble and hungry is the motto I live by'

Feb 19, 2019 | by Alex Kennedy, Hoops Hype
Bradley Beal: 'Humble and hungry is the motto I live by'

The NBA refers to this time of year as the All-Star Break, but for the league’s biggest stars, there isn’t much downtime during the chaotic weekend. Each All-Star has a packed schedule that includes corporate meetings, autograph signings, media commitments and more – not to mention the practices and actual All-Star Game.

Nate Oats and Buffalo want to do more than ruin your bracket (again)

Feb 19, 2019 | by Jordan Schultz, ESPN
Nate Oats and Buffalo want to do more than ruin your bracket (again)

Despite temperatures around zero degrees and a dumping of snow on campus, Buffalo's students -- back on campus for the first time in six weeks after winter break -- are trekking to Alumni Arena. It is barely 6 p.m., still an hour before the Bulls take on Ball State, but the arena is already beginning to fill up.

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