Rivalries abound in NCAA basketball, and a game fought between rivals can have the intensity of a gladiator fight to the death. However, big games played between rivals in which division trophies, tournament victories or national championships are at stake can become some of the most memorable games in college basketball lore. Let’s journey back through time to reminisce about some of the most nerve-wracking, spine-tingling NCAA rivalry matchups in history. Oklahoma vs. Kansas — 1988 NCAA Final Jayhawks coach Larry Brown led KU to the 1986 Big 8 conference title and
It has been a busy off-season in Dallas. The Mavericks have been in a state of limbo since winning the 2011 NBA Finals. Now, they’re trying to start over from scratch again. First, they tried to lure in Chris Paul. When that didn’t pan out, they went after Dwight Howard but again, no dice. Despite the off-season setbacks, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has nonetheless managed to bring in some additional offensive firepower to help keep the heat off of aging
Miami Heat All-Star LeBron James has been known to be very generous and always talks about his days at Akron, especially at his high school St. Vincent-St. Mary. This time, the Akron-bred NBA superstar gave back to his high school football team, for which he was also an All-State wide receiver. James unveiled St. Vincent-St. Mary’s new football uniforms, which were created by Nike and LeBron himself. The new uniforms are called the new LeBron X Nike, exclusive uniforms to only
Ever since LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined forces alongside Dwayne Wade down in South Beach, many veteran free agents have been clamoring to join them for a title run. Now, with Greg Oden signing for the veteran’s minimum on Friday with Miami, another veteran free agent wants to join him. DeShawn Stevenson, who was recently waived by the Atlanta Hawks, expressed his interest in joining the Miami Heat on Twitter Saturday night.
Stephen Curry is one of the easier guys to tweet at and get a response on Twitter. That is why Curry takes advantage of it with his #SC30 contests. Curry does a monthly contest for his Twitter followers to participate in, This time, Curry has a new #SC30 for the fans to do. Curry’s new contest is “Where in the World is Stephen Curry?” This is where his followers have to guess where Curry will be throughout the month. Stephen’s first journey before
The rumors of a Luis Scola trade between the Phoenix Suns and the Indiana Pacers became official on Saturday, when the forward was dealt for Miles Plumlee, Gerald Green, and a 2014 first-round draft pick (lottery-protected). For the Pacers, it’s an immediate win. They now have an established veteran in Scola – who has the ability to shoot from the mid-range to compliment his post game – coming off the bench to spell David West. Losing a draft pick always hurts, but adding a veteran
You can not go through a day on Twitter without Metta World Peace tweeting something crazy or wanting fans to come hang out with him. Today’s request by the newly-signed New York Knicks small forward is to come play sandball with him Sunday at 4 PM. World Peace, or whatever his fans want to name him next, always is a hit with fans, whether it be getting a technical foul to pump up the crowd or just randomly wanting to talk with
Many around the country were glued to the television when it was announced that the jury had reached a verdict in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case. If you do not know, Zimmerman killed the 17-year old in self defense, while Martin was only walking down the street eating skittles and wearing his hood up. Just like all of us, lots of NBA players were also tuned in to see if Martin would get his justice. Turns out, Zimmerman walked out a