Throwing It Back With … George Lynch

Throwing It Back With … George Lynch

George Lynch won a national championship at North Carolina, was the No. 12 overall draft pick in the 1993 NBA Draft and played 12 years in the Association. He still ranks third all-time in UNC history in rebounds and second in steals. He took some time out right before heading to the Final Four this weekend, to chat with us in our latest “Throwing It Back With …” segment. Lynch had quite a run in leading UNC to the 1993 NCAA...

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Christian Laettner’s Shot … The 20 Year Anniversary

Christian Laettner’s Shot … The 20 Year Anniversary

Watching the NCAA Tournament you’ve no doubt seen a lot of commercials revolving around Duke beating Kentucky on Christian Laettner’s game-winning shot and Grant Hill’s baseball pass. This was one of the watershed moments in March Madness and all of this reliving is because that 20 years ago today represents the anniversary of this moment. Leading into the Final Four, here is a terrific story about it. Laettner, Tyus Edney and...

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A Look at Frank McCourt and The Dodgers … From His Initial Purchase

A Look at Frank McCourt and The Dodgers … From His Initial Purchase

Dodger fans everywhere are rejoicing that – finally! – Frank McCourt has sold the team. And not just sold the team, but sold it to one of the greatest Los Angeles icons ever: Magic Johnson. McCourt leveraged money to own the Dodgers then hemorrhaged  money when he was at the helm. When McCourt purchased the team in the winter of 2003-04, a lot of Dodgers fans were happy that it was getting out of Ruper Murdoch and the News Corp. ownership....

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Can’t Knock the Hustle – The Best Hustle Players in the NBA

Can’t Knock the Hustle – The Best Hustle Players in the NBA

After watching Aaron Craft hustle all over the court and send Ohio State to the Final Four, it got us to thinking of some of our favorite hustle players in basketball during our time. And, no, we don’t mean Michael Jordan, who was a famous hustler but not always on the court. These are the guys who overcame physical limitations with their willingness to do whatever it took for their teams. Sure, Magic Johnson was a tremendous player, but...

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Random Pro of the Week: Bryant Reeves

Random Pro of the Week: Bryant Reeves

Every year around Sweet 16 time we get reminded of the college players who come out of nowhere to lead their teams to bracket glory. Miles Simon is a perfect example. As is Kevin Pittsnogle. Ed O’Bannon ranks up there. Mateen Cleeves and Khalid El-Amin were America’s Sweethearts for a few weeks in March. Then there is Bryant Reeves. The hick from Gans, Oklahoma led No. 4 seed Oklahoma State to the 1995 Final Four and the nation got...

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