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Isaiah Pead’s Incredible Journey To Paralympics Is ‘Inspiring’ Les Snead

Jun 30, 2018 | by Cameron DaSilva, USA Today

Nearly two years ago, former Rams running back Isaiah Pead lost nearly all of his left leg after a horrifying car crash. Pead lost control of his truck after hitting a hole in the road while traveling more than 90 miles per hour, sending it more than 40 feet down an embankment on the side of a highway.

His NFL career ...

Kyle Kuzma Talks Offseason Training, Favorite Kicks And More

Jun 30, 2018 | by Drew Ruiz, SLAM
Kyle Kuzma Talks Offseason Training, Favorite Kicks And More

Last week, Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma made an appearance at Nike’s Just Do It Headquarters, a new performance training facility located in the heart of Hollywood. Joined by Jared Goff, Chloe Kim and Leticia Bufoni, the four spoke on a brief panel to local media about the importance of training and how it’s allowed them to reach their full potential in their ...

After freak injury, former Suns guard Isaiah Canaan confident he'll be ready for camp

Jun 29, 2018 | by Clevis Murray, Arizona Republic

Six seconds remained in the first quarter against the Mavericks, and Isaiah Canaan of the Suns was using his speed to beat the buzzer by going the length of the court. The defense began to suck into the paint with 4.1 seconds left.

Life is all about decisions, and Canaan could either pass to Troy Daniels in the left corner, who used ...

Thanks, mom: NFL star Haloti Ngata returns home to praise, raise money, and help all prep for ACT

Jun 28, 2018 | by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Keizzya Lee wasn’t sure there were words that could describe how she felt after taking the ACT test for the first time.

“I was at a loss for words,” she told several hundred people gathered in the Salt Palace ballroom for the Fourth Annual Ofa Ngata College Preparation Fund Luau Thursday night.

“After all, how does one describe ...

Mike Evans is on pace to shatter every Buccaneer receiving record

Jun 27, 2018 | by Alex Salvarezza, Bucs Nation

With the theme this week being based around records, I wanted to dive into the records that Mike Evans has already broken, and records that he is on the verge of breaking. Keep in mind that Evans is only going into his fifth season with the Buccaneers and is already considered to be one of the best receivers the franchise has ever had.

Tampa Bay ...

5 Must-Read Quotes About Kevin Huerter From Rookie Press Conference

Jun 27, 2018 | by KL Chouinard, NBA.com/Hawks
5 Must-Read Quotes About Kevin Huerter From Rookie Press Conference

Head Coach Lloyd Pierce on Kevin Huerter's ability to shoot on the move:

"There are guys who shoot stationary. There are guys who shoot off the dribble. And there are guys that shoot off of movement. (Kevin) is definitely a stationary shooter, but he's also a good off-the-move shooter. I haven't seen as much off the dribble; he's always off the ...

Michael Porter Jr.: "I Get To Prove Everybody Wrong"

Jun 27, 2018 | by Ed Black, Fox Sports Radio

Dan Patrick brings on the number 14 pick of the NBA draft Michael Porter Jr. He was a player that had high expectations coming out of high school but was sidelined with an injury during college. Now, as a Denver Nugget, he's motivated to prove doubters and teams that passed him up, wrong. 

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Westchester teen with Crohn's disease partners with NBA star Larry Nance Jr. to launch charity

Jun 26, 2018 | by REUVEN BLAU, NY Daily News
Westchester teen with Crohn's disease partners with NBA star Larry Nance Jr. to launch charity

A Westchester teen diagnosed with Crohn’s disease teamed up with an NBA star with the same condition to create a slam-dunk charity.

Noah Weber was 11 when he began to feel lethargic during sporting events with classmates.

WON’T BE LONG NOW

Jun 26, 2018 | by Gordon Hayward, gordonhayward20.life

As most of you probably know, I recently had surgery to remove the plate and screws that were put in my ankle after I broke it in the opener. It’s not something we were expecting to be a part of this recovery process, but I’m happy to report that I’ll be back out there resuming rehab soon, with my sights ...

Wait for It

Jun 26, 2018 | by Jordan Ritter Conn, The Ringer

They can tell he is falling by the cameras. As Michael Porter Jr. sits at a table on the floor at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, his family watches as a camera crew floats around the NBA draft’s greenroom, filming other men surrounded by other families as they experience the great joys of their lives. Porter’s brother, Jontay, sees Porter’s agent, Mark ...

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