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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Deron Williams really wanted to make his tee time Monday morning in Miami. SEE ALSO: 150 Fearless Women China’s Female Tycoons Knowing coach Avery Johnson would be giving his team the day off if they won, Williams took matters into his own hands and scored a franchise-record 57 points to lead the […]

In his much-anticipated return to the Dallas Mavericks after a 10 day absence for “personal reasons,” 6-10 forward Lamar Odom exhibited flashes of that Lakers brilliance as the Mavs snapped a 4 game losing streak by beating the Utah Jazz, 102-96, reports ESPN. SEE ALSO: ‘Wilt the Stilt’ Scores 100 Big Ones 50 Years Ago […]

The revelations were shocking and appalling to those outside the NFL: A team paid bounties to knock opponents out of the game, including some of football’s biggest stars. SEE ALSO: 25 Artists That Need To Be Heard: Kofi Black For those who suit up, however, it sounded more like the long-accepted cost of doing business […]

UPDATE: 11:21 A.M. ET Just hours away from reporting to the Texas Legends for their game against the Austin Toros, ESPN sources claim that Lamar Odom will instead report directly to the Dallas Mavericks to help them battle the Utah Jazz tonight. As previously reported by Newsone, the Mavericks haven’t been happy with Odom’s sub-par […]

On March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored a record of 100 points, which was a history-making event that will forever live in the hearts of basketball enthusiasts everywhere. SEE ALSO: Man Opens Fire On Baseball Players At Arizona School On that fateful night 50 years ago, Chamberlain was 26-years-old and a Philadelphia Warrior. The New York Knicks […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Landus Anderson is one top high school players in the Florida Panhandle. He’s averaged more than 19 points and eight rebounds a game for the Florida High Seminoles, and hopes to play in college. And not only are the numbers impressive, the slender, 6-4, 170-pound junior gets it done without the use of […]

Former Chicago Bulls player Orlando Woolridge, 52, was arrested for stealing aluminum tubing at a drill site in DeSoto Parish in his home state of Louisiana reports, the Chicago Tribune. SEE ALSO: Tiger Woods Wanted To Be Navy Seal Typo Puts “KKK Chicken” On Menu According to police, who reported the arrest Wednesday, the 6’9″ […]

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas testified at former teammate Perrish Cox’s sexual assault trial Wednesday, saying that Cox carried a sleeping woman into his bed and then told Thomas, “I think she’s ready.” Cox is accused of sexually assaulting the woman, who testified earlier Wednesday. Both the woman and Thomas […]

When NBA’s Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant played in last Sunday’s All-Star game, little did he know what he was in for. Now it is being reported that the basketball star not only received a broken nose, but he also has a concussion, according to NBA News. SEE ALSO: Tyler Perry’s Gift To Minister Will Help Save Lives The […]

PHOENIX-Ben Patrick, who played tight end for the Arizona Cardinals from 2007 to 2010, rescued a group of people trapped in a van that flipped over in Phoenix, Arizona. Patrick was driving on the highway when he noticed the van laying on its side and pulled over. After smelling gas, he began pulling people out […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Powerful as the NFL is, it’s making way for President Barack Obama. Opting to play a game on a Wednesday for the first time in more than 60 years, the NFL will open the regular season on Sept. 5, to avoid conflicting with Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention the […]

WASHINGTON-Miami Heat guard, Dwyane Wade hosted a Fatherhood Heroes round table discussion in Orlando, Florida during All-Star Weekend on Friday. The round table was a part of President Barack Obama’s Fatherhood & Mentoring Initiative and Wade was joined by executive director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Joshua Dubois. The Huffington […]