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Surprise!

(photo by: cbssports.com) (pictured: Anthony Bennett)   The Cleveland Cavaliers owned the #1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Many experts had Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel as the top prospect on the draft board and he was projected to go #1 by just about everyone. There were also rumors that Ben McLemore, the highly touted freshman […]

26-Year-Old Sluggers Making Some Noise

(pictured from top to bottom: Pedro Alvarez and Jay Bruce) (photos by: http://www.usatoday.com) Pedro Alvarez and Jay Bruce are two National League power hitters that are slowly but surely becoming stars. Ironically, both of these superb hitters are 26 years old and seem to be doing similar things out on the diamond. Another similarity between Alvarez […]

The Long Road Pays Off

(photo by: http://www.kvue.com) Danny Green and Gary Neal were both terrific college players but both guys had to wait their turn to make it to a successful point in the NBA.  Green was a defensive and 3-point specialist at the University of North Carolina and Neal averaged 25.3 points in his senior year at Towson University. However, Neal and Green seemed […]

Proof is in the Pudding

 (photo by: http://www.nydailynews.com) There has been a growing debate around the sports world on the reason that the Heat are down 0-1 against the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. Many fingers are pointing at LeBron James because he failed to score points down the 4th quarter stretch of game 1. However, there are a […]

Star in the Making

 (photo by: http://www.usatoday.com) The Los Angeles Dodgers have called up a tremendous outfielder by the name of Yasiel Puig and he has not been anything short of impressive. When his number was called, Puig certainly delivered. Monday was Puig’s major league debut and he didn’t fail to disappoint by getting 2 hits out of 4 at-bats. Then on […]