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Dwyane Wade Day: Marquette gets in on the ‘Last Dance’

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dwyane Wade’s last dance went back to college. The Miami Heat guard — who has dubbed his 16th and final NBA season “One Last Dance” — was the guest of honor at Marquette’s game against Providence on Sunday. Wade starred for the Golden Eagles during the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons, leading Marquette […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Sports, Ap, Nba, Miami Heat, Providence, Wade, Marquette, Dwyane Wade, Golden Eagles


NHL TV Blackouts & Why They Happen?

Picture a scenario. Your local NHL team is playing a nationally-televised game. It’s on NBCSN, which you access through an app because you don’t have cable or satellite. You’re excited to watch it, but when you turn it on, you’re denied because of a tv blackout based on your location. Another scenario. You live in Philadelphia and have purchased NHL.TV (formerly NHL Gamecenter Live) to watch your favorite team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, play. On this night, the Lightning are in town to take on th...
Tags: Usa, New York, Minnesota, Nbc, NFL, America, Sport, Canada, Nba, Mlb, John F Kennedy, Philadelphia, Michigan, Detroit Red Wings, John Mccain, Louisiana


Need To De-Stress? Floating In Salt Water Might Be The Solution

Imagine floating in outer space. It’s pitch-dark and you’re naked. Three-quarters of your body is submerged in skin-temperature salt water that makes it difficult to tell where your body stops and the water begins. It’s so dark, there’s no perceptible difference between closing your eyes or leaving them open, aside from the slight sting of salt air. For some people, this sense of total blankness is rejuvenating . Others opt to press a button to turn the lights on. This is what floating in a s...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Sweden, Washington Post, Stanford, Brooklyn, Netherlands, Nba, Cia, North America, Long Island, Carsten Höller, Steph Curry, Anthony Bourdain, The Cut, University of British Columbia


NBA 2K19 Game for PlayStation 4 for $38.47 Shipped

On Amazon right now you can get the new NBA 2K19 Game – PlayStation 4 for $38.47 ! This is a 36% savings and shipping is free! Find more great Amazon Deals here. Note: Amazon prices and promotions can change at any time. The price(s) listed in this post is/are subject to change.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Avalanche Score 6 Goals in 2nd to Crown Kings

DENVER — Mikko Rantanen scored two of Colorado’s franchise record-tying six second-period goals, Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 shots and the Avalanche routed the Los Angeles Kings 7-1 on Saturday. Colorado had six goals in a period for the first time since March 3, 1999, at Florida. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie, Sheldon Dries and Colin Wilson also scored in the decisive period. Dries’ short-handed goal made it 5-0 and chased goalie Jonathan Quick. Carl Soderberg got things rolling with a goal in...
Tags: Usa, Colorado, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles, Sport, Kings, Nba, Hockey, NHL, Denver, Los Angeles Kings, Wilson, Quick, Colorado Avalanche, Ron Chenoy, Avs


Frances Tiafoe keeps winning, celebrating like LeBron

LeBron James hasn't been on the court for the Lakers, but his iconic celebrations have seen a resurgence on the tennis court, thanks to American sensation Frances Tiafoe.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Lebron James, Lakers, Frances Tiafoe


Harden hits 48, but Gordon plays hero for Rockets

Eric Gordon scored 16 of his 30 points in the final two minutes of regulation and overtime of Houston's 138-134 comeback win Saturday night over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Rockets, Houston, Gordon, Eric Gordon


Lonzo Ball injured as Lakers stumble in overtime against James Harden, Houston Rockets

HOUSTON – It was as bright as the last 13 games has been for the Lakers: At one point on Saturday night, they had the game’s leading scorer, the game’s leading assist man, and they were leading Houston, one of their biggest rivals in the West, by 21. With one bad turn of Lonzo Ball’s left ankle, the Lakers stumbled into darkness once again in a spirit-crushing 138-134 overtime loss to the Rockets. Injuries have defined this season so far, and the Lakers took another bad one when Ball went down w...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Rockets, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Houston, Rajon Rondo, Golden State Warriors, Ball, James, Lakers, James Harden, Chris Paul, The Lakers


Celts' Smart ejected, restrained after altercation

Celtics coach Brad Stevens expects Marcus Smart to be disciplined by the league. "Can't react that way," Stevens said.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Brad Stevens, Stevens, Marcus Smart


Luke Walton compares James Harden’s season to Kobe Bryant’s career year

HOUSTON – Entering Saturday night, James Harden was in the midst of a run that has been rarely been seen in the NBA. Since dropping a 50-point triple-double against the Lakers in their last visit on Dec. 13, the reigning MVP has been averaging 42.2 points in his previous 18 games while averaging 9.1 assists and 7.6 rebounds. That stretch includes five triple doubles, and entering the Lakers game, he had scored at least 57 points in back-to-back contest. Luke Walton has seen that kind of dominanc...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Houston, Rajon Rondo, Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors, James, Lakers, James Harden, Walton, Bryant, Harden


Lakers' Ball carried off court with sprained ankle

Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball was carried off the court by two teammates after spraining his left ankle in the third quarter against the Rockets on Saturday night.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Rockets, Lakers, Lonzo Ball


Lonzo Ball injured as Lakers stumble in overtime against James Harden, Rockets

Rockets guard James Harden drives to the basket as Lakers center Tyson Chandler defends during the first half of Saturday’s game in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma shoots as Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket pa...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Gerald Green, Rockets, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Houston, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Rajon Rondo, Golden State Warriors, Ball, James, Lakers


Wade gets standing O in his Chicago farewell

Heat guard Dwyane Wade, who has already said his final goodbyes to 11 cities on his season-long farewell tour, said Saturday's farewell in Chicago "felt different than any other city."
Tags: Sport, Chicago, Nba, Wade, Dwyane Wade


Marcus Smart loses his mind in altercation with Hawks' DeAndre' Bembry after ejection

Marcus Smart is known across the NBA for his lack of chill, but the Boston Celtics guard might have taken that reputation a little too far on Saturday. A verbal squabble between Smart and Atlanta Hawks wing DeAndre' Bembry quickly escalated into Smart charging toward his opponent and having to be forcibly removed from the Celtics' game against the Hawks. That came after Smart's second technical foul of the night, earning him automatic ejection and leaving him with four points on 1...
Tags: News, Nba, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, Celtics, Marcus Smart, DeAndre Bembry, Bembry


Paul George is the steadying force the Thunder need

With a game-winning 3-pointer to cap a dominating stretch run, Paul George saved the Thunder and re-entered the MVP conversation.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Paul George


Akron.com: Fundraiser planned for pianist to attend ‘dream college’

Pictured is pianist Kofi Boakye playing the melodica. Photo courtesy of Shane Wynn Photography Akron West Side Leader January 17, 2019 By Cassaundra Smith WEST AKRON — North Akron resident and pianist Kofi Boakye has been admitted to his dream college, and now a fundraiser has been planned Jan. 31 at The Tangier, 532 W. Market St., to help him make attending this school a reality. According to Boakye, he has teamed up with Pritt E...
Tags: Germany, Boston, Religion, Prague, Harvard University, Nba, Akron, Tangier, Berklee, Berklee College of Music, UA, William J Zick, Kofi, North Akron, Boakye, Summit County Juvenile Court


Westbrook not cool with Embiid after latest tussle

Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid found another way for their personal rivalry to continue, thanks to Westbrook taking exception to a foul by Embiid with 1:46 remaining in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 117-115 victory by the Thunder.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Russell Westbrook, Westbrook, Joel Embiid, Embiid


Loyola spoils Indiana State’s celebration of its 1979 team

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Cameron Krutwig had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Townes also scored 16 points and Loyola-Chicago spoiled Indiana State’s celebration of its 1979 team with a 75-67 victory on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd of 10,200, including NBA legend Larry Bird. Indiana State was remembering the 40th anniversary […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Nba, Loyola, Indiana State, Loyola Chicago, Cameron Krutwig, Marques Townes, Larry Bird Indiana State


Rumor: Suns, Magic have inquired about Knicks' Frank Ntilikina

Where do the Knicks stand on Frank Ntilikina, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft (taken ahead of Dennis Smith Jr. Zach Collins, and Donovan Mitchell)? This should tell you all you need to know: The Denver Nuggets decided to cast Emmanuel Mudiay aside and the Knicks traded for him and instantly Mudiay jumped Ntilikina on the depth chart. Ntilikina has played good defense but unimpressive offense for the Knicks this season and there is a thought from other teams around the league they ma...
Tags: News, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Nba, Knicks, Emmanuel Mudiay, Mudiay, Frank Ntilikina, Donovan Mitchell, Ntilikina, Knicks Frank Ntilikina, Dennis Smith Jr Zach Collins


Goal for Lakers: Keep Harden 'anything under 50'

The Lakers, without LeBron James and Rajon Rondo, want to keep Houston's James Harden to under 50 points. He has scored 30-plus points in 18 straight games, including 50 or more in three.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Lebron James, Houston, Rajon Rondo, James Harden


Sources: Fultz back with 76ers to continue rehab

76ers guard Markelle Fultz hasn't played in a game since Nov. 19 as he continues therapy for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Markelle Fultz, Fultz


Sources: Fultz back with 76ers for rehab

76ers guard Markelle Fultz hasn't played in a game since Nov. 19 as he continues therapy for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Markelle Fultz, Fultz


Fultz rejoins 76ers to continue shoulder rehab

Sixers guard Markelle Fultz hasn't played in a game since Nov. 19 as he continues therapy for thoracic outlet syndrome.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Sixers, Markelle Fultz, Fultz


Pistons center Drummond in concussion protocol

Pistons star center Andre Drummond is in the NBA's concussion protocol and is listed as out for Saturday's game against the Kings.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Andre Drummond, Drummond


Report: Celtics mentioned as trade destination for Bradley Beal

Report: Celtics mentioned as trade destination for Bradley Beal originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Celtics' first-half struggles, not to mention the recent drama surrounding Kyrie Irving and his teammates, have some wondering if a change of scenery for some players might be in the offing to jump-start a second-half push up the Eastern Conference standings. With the Feb. 7 trade deadline nearing, Boston was mentioned in a Bleacher Report story as a possible destination for a play...
Tags: News, Boston, Nba, Boston Celtics, Washington Wizards, Celtics, Bradley Beal, Kyrie Irving


Heisler: With Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler looking wiggy, list of stars who might be available keeps growing

Now, the free agent summer to end all free agent summers. Of course, this is a big deal around here, once the glamor capital of the NBA, better known lately as its leader in salary cap space. A year ago the Lakers had two max-contract slots, cashed one in on LeBron James and saved the second for 2019. This year, it’s the Clippers who can create two max slots. Happily for the local teams, this isn’t a thin class like last summer’s, which was basically LeBron and Paul George. This one is loaded wi...
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, Sports, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Nba, Philadelphia, Espn, Lebron James, Stephen A Smith, Cleveland, Memphis, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando, James


Opinion: Warriors have reached Death Star mode with DeMarcus Cousins

The Warriors are probably going to win the NBA title.            [Author: For The Win]
Tags: News, DeMarcus Cousins, Nba, For the Win


Pelicans' Davis injures finger, to miss 1-2 weeks

The Pelicans' Anthony Davis suffered a sprained left index finger in Friday's game vs. Portland and is expected to miss one to two weeks, the team said.
Tags: Sport, Portland, Nba, Anthony Davis, Pelicans Davis


Behind the scenes of DeMarcus Cousins' long-awaited return to the court

It was a show before the show as approximately 70-80 NBA professionals — front-office personnel, scouts, agents, photographers, videographers and writers — camped tightly along the sideline and baseline to watch DeMarcus Cousins warm up. When Cousins emerged from the locker room to take the court and saw the massive crowd awaiting his arrival, he shook his head. “That [expletive] was crazy,” Cousins told Yahoo Sports an hour before making his season debut Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers ...
Tags: News, DeMarcus Cousins, Nba, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors


Who had the best sneakers of Week 14 in the NBA?

The new self-lacing shoe, PJ Tucker was back with a vengeance and DeMarcus Cousins' season debut in this edition of Kicks of the Week.
Tags: Sport, Nba, PJ Tucker