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Most Recent Sweeps in the Conference Finals

Posted on 24 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Sweeps in the conference finals aren’t common, but they do happen from time to time. Over the last 25 years we’ve had seven of them, including two by Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. This year, with both the Cleveland Cavaliers (with LeBron James) and the Golden State Warriors (with Stephen Curry), we might have the first double conference finals sweep in NBA playoff history. More

Kobe Bryant

Top 10 Players With the Most All-NBA Teams Selections

Posted on 21 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

With the 2015 All-NBA team selections out and about, Tim Duncan joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kobe Bryant as the only players with 15 selections all-time, more than any other NBA player, while Dirk Nowitzki completed the shortlist of three among the active players in the top 10. More

LeBron James after scoring 38 points against the Chicago Bulls in the conference semifinals

NBA Playoffs – LeBron James is Almost Perfect in Conference Finals

Posted on 20 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Whether you measure it by wins per appearance or by diving deeper into the analytics of it all, LeBron James has been fantastic over the years in conference finals series, coming out with his hand on top in all but one occasion. More

Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 to clinch their 23 league title

FC Barcelona – La Liga Championship in Numbers

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in Featured, Soccer

Part of every championship run is looking into some of the numbers that defined the season. It’s the same for Barcelona, getting yet another vintage Lionel Messi goal to secure yet another La Liga title in the club’s golden age, which has been going on for quite some time. More

Folks hoping that shouting and dressing up in green will bring back the Supersonics

NBA Rumors – Minnesota Timberwolves Should Move East; Expansion in Vancouver, Montreal & Seattle?

Posted on 17 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Expansion is a way of life for the big North American sports leagues, including the NBA. While it’s not going to happen right away, the feeling of change and expanding is in the air. Suggesting to shift the Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans and the Minnesota Timberwolves East, while teams in Vancouver, Seattle and Montreal might be a thing of the future. More

Lionel Messi & Carlos Tevez are the leading scorers of both clubs this season

Barcelona vs Juventus – The Two Teams of the Champions League Final

Posted on 16 May, 2015, by in Featured, Soccer

Both Juventus and Barcelona will be playing in their eighth Champions League final when they go on the pitch on June 6 at Berlin. It’ll be an attempt at a fifth title for Barca. The Bianconeri have won just twice in their seven visits, sharing the record of five losses in the competition’s final. More

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

10 Most Watched PPV Boxing Fights of All-Time

Posted on 14 May, 2015, by in Boxing, Featured

The PPV fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather shot straight to the top of the rankings when it comes to PPV buys. In fact, Mayweather has been in five of the top 10. Mike Tyson has featured in four of them. The only bout without the two of them is Felix Trinidad and Oscar De La Hoya going at it in 1999. More

Monty Williams

NBA Head Coaches Fired This Season (So Far)

Posted on 13 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

With Monty Williams getting surprisingly fired by the New Orleans Pelicans, there are now five head coaches who lost their jobs during this NBA season or once the playoffs began. Williams joins Mike Malone, Jacques Vaughn, Brian Shaw and Scott Brooks. More

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao

What’s Next for Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao?

Posted on 4 May, 2015, by in Boxing, Featured

Now that we’re past the Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao fight, what is there left for both boxers to do? Certainly not achieve something. But is there an attractive option out there for them in the near future to be a rebound from the financial and possibly emotional high this anticipated bout provided? More

Duncan, Ginobili, Popovich

San Antonio Spurs – Hoping Tim Duncan Stays & Manu Ginobili Retires

Posted on 3 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

The San Antonio Spurs have failed to defend their NBA title for a fifth time, and are heading into an offseason with most of their players unsigned, mostly waiting to hear the decision made by Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich and Manu Ginobili regarding their pending retirements. More