Tweet of the Day: Greg Anthony Has Twitter Discussion On Ferguson

Ever since news broke late Monday evening revealing that a grand jury in St. Louis County, MO had decided not to charge Darren Wilson — the officer who shot an unarmed Michael Brown, protests have grown rampant. Riots have taken to the streets of Ferguson and news networks have had coverage on an endless cycle. Media outlets are eating it up, choosing to slant the story one way or the other, depending on how they interpret the evidence. Social media has

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Bernucca: Cavs Are More Than Fragile. They’re Flawed

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Over the weekend, LeBron James called his slumping, underachieving Cleveland Cavaliers “a fragile team.” James is partially right. As a group, the Cavaliers aren’t dealing very well with the lofty expectations put upon them by pundits like me. Right now, they look like a typical front-running team that lacks mental toughness and gives in at the first sign of trouble. That was evident Saturday, when the Cavaliers sprinted to a 26-8 lead in the first eight minutes – and were overwhelmed thereafter

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Three-Man Weave: Conference Calls

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We are less than four weeks into the NBA season. And while it is a small sample size, it is large enough to determine whether teams are off to good starts or bad starts. The bigger question is how long can these teams sustain their starts? For that, we have brought back the Three-Man Weave, where three Sheridan Hoops staff members answer three questions. Making his Weave debut is columnist Ben DuBose, who also handles our Tuesday blog. He was able to

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10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Washington Handles Cleveland, Mirotic Flashes Upside, Toronto Makes Statement

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The 2014-15 NBA regular season continued with a bang on Friday, November 21. 24 teams took part in 12 games after Thursday featured just four squads in two outings. The results were significant, with a number of expected contenders taking part in early-season battles. The results varied, with multiple games ending in blowouts. Here’s how it all transpired.

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Rookie Rankings, Week 2: Kidd’s Return Overshadows Top Rookies

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Did you watch the Bucks-Nets game on Wednesday night? If you didn’t, you missed a good one. Unlike most NBA regular season games, it had a terrific storyline, with power-hungry backstabber upwardly mobile coach Jason Kidd returning to Brooklyn for the first time since his failed takeover move to Milwaukee. And the game was perhaps the best of the young season. Before a somewhat energized crowd, the Bucks and Nets battled into triple overtime. Brooklyn was on a four-game skid and desperately needed a

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