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John Calipari, Tad Boyle And Danny Manning To Lead 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team

Mar 08, 2017 | by usab.com

The 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team will be led by Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame member John Calipari (Kentucky) as the head coach with successful collegiate head coaches Tad Boyle (Colorado) and Danny Manning (Wake Forest), a 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, serving as USA assistant coaches.

The coaching staff was selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior ...

Atlanta Hawks Tim Hardaway Jr. emerging as quality sixth man

Mar 08, 2017 | by Evan Whitmoyer, isportsweb.com

After trading Kyle Korver to the Cleveland Cavaliers in January, Tim Hardaway Jr. has become the Hawks true sixth man. Hardaway Jr. has not disappointed, as he has played well with increased minutes off the bench. It’s nice to see Hardaway Jr. finally contributing consistently, especially since the Hawks continued to have faith in his development after they traded the ...

North Atlanta scholarship to honor Josh Dobbs

Mar 08, 2017 | by Shelby Whitehead, utdailybeacon.com
North Atlanta scholarship to honor Josh Dobbs

Joshua Dobbs, the former UT quarterback, is known for his efforts on the football field, and now, his name is being attributed to a new honor: the North Atlanta Alumni Chapter Annual Scholarship.

The R. Joshua Dobbs scholarship will provide a $25,000 endowment to UT students who are from North Atlanta. Dobbs himself is an Alpharetta, Georgia, native, giving him a ...

Inside look at how James Johnson turned into incredible Miami Heat weight-loss success story

Mar 07, 2017 | by Anthony Chiang, palmbeachpost.com
Inside look at how James Johnson turned into incredible Miami Heat weight-loss success story

MIAMI — Weight loss programs use before-and-after photos to attract customers to their service. The Heat use before and after photos to attract players to their “culture.”

James Johnson is proof.

A NEW DAY IN D.C.

Mar 07, 2017 | by Bradley Beal, bradleybeal.net
 A NEW DAY IN D.C.

Welcome to the first blog post on my new web site. I’m excited to be doing this, and to be giving you my perspective on how things are going on the court and off it on a regular basis. In the future, I’ll be writing about everything from the influence of my family to causes that are important to me, ...

Jeremy Lin, Sean Kilpatrick lead Nets in Memphis for rare road win

Mar 07, 2017 | by Pete Wickham, newsday.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After another lost weekend on the road, the Nets had the good fortune of stopping in Memphis and facing a Grizzlies team that, at the moment, can’t find its way too well, either. Thanks to another strong effort off the bench by Sean Kilpatrick and balance throughout, the Nets managed to lay a Beale Street Blues on ...

In a stacked defensive class, these defensive linemen, LBs boosted their stock at combine

Mar 05, 2017 | by si.com

INDIANAPOLIS — Myles Garrett may not be of this world. The Texas A&M superstar promised during his Saturday press conference that he would dominate the combine, and he delivered less than 24 hours later.

The numbers: A 4.64 40-yard dash (with a 1.63 10-yard split), a 41” vertical and a 10’ 8” broad jump, all at 272 lbs. He also notched ...

Soaring Sixer: Nik Stauskas Expands Presence On Air and in Healthcare Outreach

Mar 03, 2017 | by NBPA
Soaring Sixer: Nik Stauskas Expands Presence On Air and in Healthcare Outreach

During All-Star Weekend, players and fans got a chance to see Nik Stauskas’ broadcasting skills on Snapchat and Canada’s The Sports Network. It was his second straight All-Star experience covering the action, after interviewing NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts last year in Toronto.

Quarterback with JBLM ties busy preparing for NFL Combine

Mar 02, 2017 | by Dean Siemon,

Every spring, a batch of college football players wait for their name to be called by one of 32 teams during the annual National Football League Draft. One of the most talked about positions is quarterback.

The class of 2017 sees a few quarterbacks being discussed in the early rounds — like North Carolina’s Mitch Trubisky, Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer and ...

2017 NFL Combine: Asiata wows with 35 reps as offensive linemen hit bench press

Mar 02, 2017 | by Rob Rang, cbssports.com

Offensive linemen showing off their strength in the bench press was the first athletic testing to be completed at the 2017 NFL combine. The results produced some early winners, including Utah’s Isaac Asiata, who led all of Thursday’s competitors with 35 repetitions of 225 pounds, narrowly beating out TCU’s Aviante Collins, Texas A&M’s Jermaine Eluemainor and Western Kentucky’s Forrest Lamp, ...

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