Twelve-year NBA veteran center Jason Collins writes in an essay in Sports Illustrated: "I didn't set out to be the first openly gay man playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I'm happy to start the conversation."
Reserve guard Luke Hancock scored 22 points, including making all five of his 3-point shot attempts, as Louisville beat Michigan, 82-76, in the 2013 NCAA basketball championship in Atlanta on Monday night
March Madness begins on Tuesday, with the four play-in games, then starts for real on Thursday. But on Sunday, we finally got a look at the brackets for the first time—and a few teams are feeling left out, forgotten or just plain insulted.
Honestly, you don't even need to be a sports fan to enjoy this one.
During a recent game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Detroit Pistons, the Clippers own DeAndre Jordan rocked the house when he successfully landed a "monster" alley-oop over Pistons player Brandon Knight. It was a shot that caused an immense uproar inside the Staples Center, one which you might still be able to hear.
For a long stretch of time it felt as though every few years an NCAA university football program was caught abusing the rules and manipulating the system. These days it seems that not a single month goes by without hearing allegations of cheating by a major national football power
The pressures of a half-court shot are immense enough with having to worry about sinking said shot, averting an air ball or even making sure the basketball succeeds in making the long flight to the hoop. But this guy, Kevin, appears to have encountered a whole different worry we never saw coming -- like when your ball gets stuck between the hoop and a backboard.
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