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Bulls forward Bobby Portis surprises mom with new home for Mother's Day

May 13, 2018 | by KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Chicago Bulls forward and former Arkansas hoops star Bobby Portis surprised his mom with a new home Sunday for Mother's Day.

His mother, Tina Edwards, thought she was going to the house in Maumelle for a meeting. But when she and her son stepped through the front door, he handed her a box with a ribbon on it. ...

Sean Lee really is a coach on the field for the Cowboys

May 12, 2018 | by RJ Ochoa, SB Nation

Sean Lee is one of the best defensive football players on earth. That much is true.

This, obviously, makes him one of the best on the Dallas Cowboys. In fact, one of the few things generally agreed upon by Cowboys fans is that Sean Lee is the single best defensive player on the team. Glad we can all agree on something, I think. ...

Traina: Driven Kyle Lauletta ready to grasp his chance with Giants

May 10, 2018 | by Patricia Traina, The Athletic
Traina: Driven Kyle Lauletta ready to grasp his chance with Giants

New York Giants rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta, the team’s fourth-round draft pick this year, might not be as heralded as his first-round contemporaries, but the former Richmond Spider signal caller is a guy who is devoted to becoming just as good, if not better than those quarterbacks chosen ahead of him in this year’s draft class.

Q&A with Spurs' Jaron Blossomgame: G League title, NBA goals & more

May 08, 2018 | by Michael Rehome, News4SA.com
Q&A with Spurs' Jaron Blossomgame: G League title, NBA goals & more

In his first year as a professional basketball player, Jaron Blossomgame helped lead the Austin Spurs to another G-League title in franchise history while showing he has the right stuff to make the leap to the NBA.

Tyler Lydon Season Review

May 08, 2018 | by Christopher Dempsey, nba.com
Tyler Lydon Season Review

2017-18 Nuggets Player Breakdown: Tyler Lydon

The connection was a flash of what could be. Monte Morris, swiping a pass along the sideline at midcourt and quickly getting downhill toward the rim on a fast break. Tyler Lydon trailed the play, sprinting behind Morris. Morris flipped a behind-the-back pass to his Rio Grande Valley teammate, who threw down a monster two-handed ...

Signature Star: Jaycee Carroll, Real Madrid

May 08, 2018 | by Euroleague.net
Signature Star: Jaycee Carroll, Real Madrid

Since he first donned the white Real Madrid uniform at the start of the 2011-12 season, Jaycee Carroll has been at the heart of all the success that the team has tasted. The 35-year-old shooting guard has played in the second-most games (188) and scored the second-most points (1,848) of all Madrid players in that period while making the second-most ...

Kurt Warner Considered NFL Comeback This Season at Age 47

May 08, 2018 | by Mike Chiari, Bleacher Report
Kurt Warner Considered NFL Comeback This Season at Age 47

Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner said Monday he considered making an NFL comeback for the 2018 season at the age of 47.

Warner talked about the itch to play while sitting in the St. Louis Cardinals' broadcast booth during Monday's MLB game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cardinals.

According to Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports, Warner said:

Former Ravens cover $9,000 in adoption costs for BARCS' Pawject Runway event

May 08, 2018 | by Jonas Shaffer

Last year, Torrey Smith and his wife, Chanel, were the behind-the-scenes stars of the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter’s annual Pawject Runway event.

This year, they got some help from two other former Ravens.

BARCS announced on its Facebook page Monday night that Carolina Panthers wide receiver Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen and New England Patriotsdefensive end Lawrence Guy, all of whom have taken in rescue pets, are donating a combined $9,000 to cover ...

A car accident ended his NFL career, but Isaiah Pead found another dream

May 07, 2018 | by Steve Blackledge, The Columbus Dispatch
A car accident ended his NFL career, but Isaiah Pead found another dream

Almost from the moment he regained consciousness after a single-car accident on Nov. 12, 2016, in which he lost most of his left leg, a promising pro football career and nearly his life, Isaiah Pead began plotting his next move.

Lancaster remembers the why as he takes his shot at the NFL

May 07, 2018 | by Mark Gregory, Bugle Newspapers
Lancaster remembers the why as he takes his shot at the NFL

For anyone who plays college football, their ultimate dream is to hear their name called at the NFL Draft as one of the more than 250 selections by one of the 32 teams of the National Football League.

That was the dream of Plainfield East graduate Tyler Lancaster — at least for 240 or so picks.

Toward the end of the seventh ...

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