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With second 100-yard day, Phillip Lindsay adds another historic night to his young career

Sep 16, 2018 | by Ben Swanson, Denverbroncos.com
With second 100-yard day, Phillip Lindsay adds another historic night to his young career

DENVER — History doesn’t faze Phillip Lindsay.

What he achieved Sunday night in the Broncos’ thrilling 20-19 win over the Raiders wasn’t on his mind in the ecstatic locker room — only the victory.

As a Denver native, he knows this win — one over the rival Raiders — means more than others, and the small, personal victories mean even less.

Denver’s own Phillip Lindsay runs to NFL rookie record with Broncos

Sep 16, 2018 | by Mike Chambers, The Denver Post
Denver’s own Phillip Lindsay runs to NFL rookie record with Broncos

Native son Phillip Lindsay, the Broncos’ backup running back who is quick to thank his teammates and “Mr.” John Elway at every opportunity, etched his name in NFL history Sunday by gaining 107 yards rushing in the 20-19 victory over the Raiders.

Kyle Kuzma's dream of having a LeBron-like impact on his hometown

Sep 14, 2018 | by Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN
Kyle Kuzma's dream of having a LeBron-like impact on his hometown

FLINT, Mich. -- Kyle Kuzma is standing on the YMCA basketball court where he spent countless hours working on his game growing up. A decade ago, this was where Kuzma insulated himself in a basketball bubble that protected him from drugs, violence, gangs and peer pressure.

Hayward Reveals He's Returned to 5-on-5 Play

Sep 13, 2018 | by Marc D'Amico, Celtics.com
Hayward Reveals He's Returned to 5-on-5 Play

BOSTON – Gordon Hayward proclaimed Thursday afternoon that he is “basically 100 percent” healthy and revealed that he has been playing 5-on-5 basketball for the last two weeks.

Hayward, who suffered a season-ending left ankle injury on Opening Night of last season, said that he has not dealt with any mental hurdles on the court while recently participating in four 5-on-5 ...

Here's why Joe Ingles is one of the best shooters in the NBA

Sep 11, 2018 | by Ben Mallis, The Pick and Roll
Here's why Joe Ingles is one of the best shooters in the NBA

Joe Ingles entered the NBA with question marks over his ability to perform at the level. Now, fresh off the best basketball season of his career, he is one of the most effective offensive players in the sport.

Veteran tight end Michael Hoomanawanui moonlighting as assistant coach while on injured reserve

Sep 10, 2018 | by Joel A. Erickson, The New Orleans Advocate
Veteran tight end Michael Hoomanawanui moonlighting as assistant coach while on injured reserve

Veteran tight end Michael Hoomanawanui's season is already over as a player. 

Hoomanawanui suffered an injury during training camp, and the Saints placed him on injured reserve during the initial league-mandated roster reduction to 53 players, so he cannot return during the season. 

But Hoomanawanui is still highly involved with the tight ends. Hoomanawanui is working with assistant coach Dan Campbell and ...

Knicks star Enes Kanter visits kids in Bushwick shelter

Sep 10, 2018 | by Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Knicks star Enes Kanter visits kids in Bushwick shelter

Children living in a Bushwick shelter got to see a professional basketball player up close when New York Knicks center Enes Kanter came to visit them for a back-to-school event last week.

Kanter delivered backpacks filled with school supplies to the kids living in the SCO Family of Services’ Flushing Family Residence as part of the shelter’s First Annual Back-to-School Community ...

The Next Steps: Kyle Kuzma

Sep 10, 2018 | by Joey Ramirez, Lakers.com
The Next Steps: Kyle Kuzma

The offseason between a player’s rookie and sophomore season is considered by many to be one of the most crucial of their career.

So Kyle Kuzma used this valuable time to reshape his body and absorb lessons from one of the greatest to ever wear the purple and gold uniform.

So far, so good for Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson and his size-14 foot

Sep 09, 2018 | by Bob Sansevere, TwinCities.com
So far, so good for Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson and his size-14 foot

Daniel Carlson looked at his right foot.

“Size 14,” he said.

Big foot.

Possibly the biggest ever for an NFL placekicker, according to Carlson.

BUCS’ MIKE EVANS PLAYS ‘MADDEN’ TO RAISE MONEY FOR JACKSONVILLE SHOOTING VICTIMS

Sep 05, 2018 | by Mark W. Wright, The Undefeated
BUCS’ MIKE EVANS PLAYS ‘MADDEN’ TO RAISE MONEY FOR JACKSONVILLE SHOOTING VICTIMS

Mike Evans had every reason in the world to be angry and bitter. He admits there was a time, almost a full decade, when he was in a dark place. But he didn’t stay there.

And the world is a better place for it.

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