NEW YORK (AP) -- Cam Newton provided one of the few predictable moments, so far, in a bizarre NFL offseason.
While the league's labor dispute played out in the courts, the Heisman Trophy winner was selected No. 1, as expected, in Thursday night's NFL draft, taken by the Carolina Panthers.More »
Orlando Magic star Dwight Howard is always animated on the court. Now, he’s an actual animated character on TV. Howard joins the cast of Disney XD’s cartoon series Kick Buttowski, playing Kick’s idol, movie star Rock Callahan. Howard, who makes his debut in the season premiere on April 30, stepped out of (cartoon) character to take on our questionnaire. Keep reading to see how he did!
The NFL Draft is just a day away, and so many picks are still up in the air. We know Cam Newton is going Number 1. Or do we? Carolina has said they won't announce their decision until they're on the clock. Here's my best guess at how the first round will play out on Thursday night (although I think there will be a lot of trades)... More »
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Memphis Grizzlies are one win away from more franchise history, and Shane Battier is expecting quite a fight from the San Antonio Spurs .
The Grizzlies routed the Spurs 104-86 on Monday night and need just one victory to become the second No. 8 seed to knock off the top seed in a best-of-seven series in the NBA playoffs.More »
When the NFL first wanted to make 18 game seasons, two clear sides stood out. The NFL wanted to cut two games off the preseason, and then add extra two games onto the regular season. Supporters of the change pointed out that it is the same amount of games, so it doesn’t change how many times they’re playing. More »
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Celtics looked beatable in Boston, and the Knicks thought they could finish the job at home.
Instead, the Celtics quickly finished off the Knicks.
Kevin Garnett had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Rajon Rondo added 21 points and 12 assists, and Boston swept its way into the Eastern Conference semifinals, holding on for a 101-89 victory over New York on Sunday.More »