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Andrew Nicholson signs with Chinese basketball team

Sep 06, 2017 | by Mississauga News

Andrew Nicholson’s next stop in his basketball career will be overseas.

After five years in the NBA, the Mississauga forward has signed with the Guangdong Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association.

The Tigers have won the CBA title eight times, good for a share of the league record.

Several former NBA players have spent time with the organization, including Carlos Boozer, Jeff Adrien ...

Cousins finally gets what he wants: a QB nook

Sep 06, 2017 | by Matthew Paras, The Washington Times

Jammed into a corner in the offices at Redskins Park, Kirk Cousins finally got what he had been asking for: his own study place.

Cousins had been displaced from time-to-time when it came to watching film and taking notes, with the quarterback having to lug his study materials to and from his townhouse near the team facility.

Now, Cousins has a monitor to watch film, whiteboards and ...

Beefed-up Breakers star Tom Abercrombie hopes to tip the scales in his favour

Sep 06, 2017 | by Mark Hinton, Stuff Sport
Beefed-up Breakers star Tom Abercrombie hopes to tip the scales in his favour

Tom Abercrombie has a problem that some sports people would kill for.

The jumping jack Breakers small forward spent the first significant off-season of his hoops career putting on weight, and his most pressing concern now is figuring out how to keep it there.

Not your usual sporting conundrum, granted. But Abercrombie isn't your typical body shape.

Pretty special for Josh McCown, at age 38, to be among 32 NFL opening week starting quarterbacks

Sep 05, 2017 | by Bob Glauber, Newday
Pretty special for Josh McCown, at age 38, to be among 32 NFL opening week starting quarterbacks

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.

As Josh McCown walked onto the practice field late Monday morning, he took a moment to savor the opportunity he could only dream of when he made it to the NFL in 2002.

“I always had a goal of playing 15 years,” McCown said at his locker after practice. “I didn’t write down a whole lot of things, but ...

Celtics news: Gordon Hayward featured as guest analyst during League of Legends tournament

Sep 05, 2017 | by Nihad Zunic, Clutch Points
Celtics news: Gordon Hayward featured as guest analyst during League of Legends tournament

League of Legends is one of the most played games in the world right now. With over a 100 million users each month, the game has become an online phenomenon. There are tournaments around the world with multi-million dollar prize-pools, and there are serious teams out there which rake in hundreds of thousands of dollars monthly.

Zaza's saga a dream for film makers

Sep 05, 2017

TEL AVIV (FIBA EuroBasket 2017) - Film makers would probably find a seemingly unlimited supply of priceless footage if they could re-capture all the images of Zaza Pachulia's basketball career. But the 33-year-old would love to give those movie men - as well as the country of Georgia - one more backdrop of magic, this one from FIBA EuroBasket 2017.

Jared Abbrederis' attention to detail didn't go unnoticed this Lions camp

Sep 04, 2017 | by Nate Atkins, mlive.com

DETROIT -- Jared Abbrederis came to the Detroit Lions as the outsider, the one wide receiver in a heated training camp battle who didn't have time invested in the system. He started on the low rung on the totem pole.

He climbed up it in ways that could be easy to miss.

And now he's here, as the Lions' No. 5 wide ...

Zane Gonzalez has won the Cleveland Browns kicking job over Cody Parkey

Sep 01, 2017 | by Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Pro Bowl kicker Cody Parkey knew he was in for a battle from the moment the Browns drafted Zane Gonzalez in the seventh round out of Arizona State.

"I was kind of taken aback,'' Parkey said recently. "But I was reassured that it was going to be an open competition. For me, it just kind of makes me ...

Steelers' Josh Dobbs accounts for two TDs vs. Panthers, makes good on promise to mom

Sep 01, 2017 | by Ron Clements, Sporting News
Steelers' Josh Dobbs accounts for two TDs vs. Panthers, makes good on promise to mom

Josh Dobbs is a man of his word.

Stephanie Dobbs celebrated her birthday on Thursday and her son promised her a special birthday present.

The Steelers rookie quarterback promised Thursday in an Instagram post he would give his mother a "touchdown ball" for her birthday.

Former Texans star Foster pitches in to help Harvey victims

Aug 31, 2017 | by Kristie Rieken, AP

HOUSTON (AP) - After former Houston Texan Arian Foster and his brother Abdul Foster got through Hurricane Harvey OK they decided to do something to help those who weren't so fortunate.

On Thursday the pair opened up Abdul's gym for an all-day supply drive to collect food, clothing, toiletries and other items to distribute to those affected by the hurricane and the widespread ...

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