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Cleveland Cavaliers are counting on Dahntay Jones to add fire to team

Apr 13, 2017 | by Jeff Schudel, The News-Herald

The Cavaliers need a spark to ignite them in the playoffs — there is no doubt about that — and they are hoping Dahntay Jones can provide it.

Jones, 36, did not join the Cavaliers until the morning of the last game of the season on April 12. It was the last day NBA teams could sign players and have them ...

Former ASU kicker Zane Gonzalez should continue his success in the NFL

Apr 12, 2017 | by Alexandra Wolfe, statepress.com
Former ASU kicker Zane Gonzalez should continue his success in the NFL

Zane Gonzalez, former ASU football star kicker and unanimous All-American, is moving on up.

Gonzalez is expected to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL) later this month, and although teams ordinarily opt not to use an early pick in the draft on kickers, Gonzalez is no ordinary kicker and deserves to be selected toward the beginning.

Oklahoma State WR, Port Arthur native Jhajuan Seales making NFL bid

Apr 12, 2017 | by Aaron Wilson, chron.com

Oklahoma State wide receiver Jhajuan Seales is making a bid for an NFL opportunity.

The Port Arthur native and former all-district selection at Memorial High School ran the 40-yard dash in 4.51 seconds at the Cowboys' Pro Day and registered an impressive 41 1/2 inch vertical leap and a 10-3 broad jump. The 6-1, 205-pounder bench pressed 225 pounds 21 times.

He ...

30 in 30: Offensive lineman Isaac Asiata

Apr 12, 2017 | by Shannon Shepherd, wivb.com

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The best quality Utah offenseive lineman Isaac Asiata has on his resume…is versatility.

“I have played left and right guard throughout my career,” Asiata said at the NFL Combine. “A couple season I played both, even both in a game.”

The 6’3″, 323 lbs Asiata stared every game for the Utes since ...

Underrated is an Understatement

Apr 12, 2017 | by Max Resetar, slamonline.com
Underrated is an Understatement

We spoke to Derrick Favors last summer, about five months after the Jazz were eliminated from playoff contention in 2016. Favors, a soft spoken and kind man, still had anger in his voice.

Joshua Dobbs: My Life As An NFL Draft Prospect

Apr 12, 2017 | by Joshua Dobbs, CBS Local Sports
Joshua Dobbs: My Life As An NFL Draft Prospect

The 2017 NFL Draft is set for Thursday, April 27th through Saturday, April 29th. As the stars of the college game get ready to find out where they will begin their NFL journey, CBS Local Sports’ “My Life As” series will give them an opportunity to talk about how they got to this point and what they expect from the ...

Ben’s Chili Bowl paints mural of Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal

Apr 11, 2017 | by Matthew Paras, The Washington Times
Ben’s Chili Bowl paints mural of Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal

Ben’s Chili Bowl has been a landmark to the D.C. area for not only it’s atmosphere, but also because of the giant painted murals that go along the side of the restaurant.

Their newest mural comes just in time for the playoffs.

The restaurant unveiled painted figures Tuesday of Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley.

With Lance signing, Pacers change dynamic and give themselves a shot at the playoffs

Apr 11, 2017 | by Jonathan Matthes, theindychannel.com
With Lance signing, Pacers change dynamic and give themselves a shot at the playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers 2016-17 season can be divided on a single pinnacle moment: the signing of Lance Stephenson. It has been five games with five impressive showings. Before the Lance signing, the Pacers were floundering toward oblivion. After entering the season with expectations of winning 47-50 games, the Pacers were on the outside of the playoffs looking in.

Utah Jazz: Bolomboy shows what he can do

Apr 10, 2017 | by Tony Jones, The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Jazz: Bolomboy shows what he can do

Oakland • This has been a learning season for Joel Bolomboy.

Indeed, the rookie power forward from Weber State has spent most of his time shuttling back and forth between the Utah Jazz and their D-League club, the Salt Lake City Stars. With the Jazz, Bolomboy's been mostly a student, the last man on the roster, someone who hasn't been counted ...

Beal, Wizards shut down Pistons in Palace finale

Apr 10, 2017 | by Chris Gehring, Monumental Sports Network

The Pistons scored first on Monday night in their last ever game at The Palace of Auburn Hills, but a 2-0 lead was they only one they'd get for the rest of the night as Bradley Beal (33 points) and Markieff Morris (20 points, eight rebounds) led a shorthanded Wizards squad to an impressive 105-101 victory.

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