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This loophole made 75-yard field goal attempts safer than punting
2 days ago
Are you the sort of person that gets nervous whenever your team punts? Well, let me tell you about a safer route. If you've got a ...
How the Mavericks fell from world champions to the team nobody wanted to join
9 days ago
In 2011 the Dallas Mavericks were on top of the world. A team in the truest sense of the word, veteran role players bolstered the ...
You made us hit 3,000 batters | Fumble Dimension
12 days ago
We tried to do something nice for the Mariners. You didn't let us. To follow Kofie and Jon ⬇️: Kofie Yeboah: ...
How the Lakers fell from contention to ruin during Kobe Bryant’s final seasons
10 months ago
As far as basketball goes, Kobe Bryant had what he needed by 2010. Without Shaq sharing his spotlight, Bryant won consecutive ...
Allen Iverson never won an NBA championship. Here's what left him empty-handed.
Month ago
What stood in the way of Allen Iverson earning a ring? It's tempting to simply say “practice,” but that oversimplifies all the factors ...
How the Minnesota Timberwolves squandered Kevin Garnett's prime, then lost him
23 days ago
Believe it or not, the Minnesota Timberwolves were once really good. In 2004, the LA Lakers dynasty crumbled, and a vacuum ...
J.R. Smith's NBA Finals blunder deserves a deep rewind | Warriors vs Cavaliers 2018
Year ago
The Cavaliers and Warriors battled in the NBA Finals four consecutive years. LeBron James versus Steph Curry and the Warriors ...
How the Pistons went from the brink of a dynasty to over 10 years without a playoff win | Collapse
Year ago
The Detroit Pistons and their president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars, had constructed a magnificent roster that went out ...
This awful NBA free agency decision involved a Jason Kidd rescue mission and ... Patrick Roy?
19 days ago
NBA free agency is weird to begin with. NBA free agency gets especially weird when a player changes his mind mid-stream.
How the Knicks' terrible leadership turned a contender into 20 years of misery
11 months ago
Two important things happened to the mighty New York Knicks in 1999: First, after years of contending and one very strange ...
How the Chicago Bulls self-destructed after Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson left | Collapse
Year ago
When the game's best player and best coach leave you in the same offseason, the only way to go is down. Fast. In 1998, the ...
Remember when Jeremy Lin became a Knicks superstar for 3 weeks?
Year ago
You probably remember Linsanity, the whirlwind period in 2012 where Jeremy Lin went from "fringe player barely hanging on to ...
The wild comeback finish to the 2000 Lakers-Blazers playoff series deserves a deep rewind
6 months ago
Before there was a Lakers dynasty, there was a crucial moment in the final minute of Game 7 of LA's 2000 Western Conference ...
The Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland beef went dormant for 3 years, then exploded into a famous brawl
16 days ago
Baseball's unwritten rules leave a lot of room for beef. Pitchers have been known to get mad when batters celebrate. Pitchers ...
How the Nets wasted a prime championship opportunity, then fell apart and left the state | Collapse
Year ago
In the mid-2000s, the NBA's Western Conference faltered a bit, allowing for the Eastern Conference to swoop in and win a couple ...
The Worst NBA Owner: Donald Sterling
2 years ago
NBA owners come in all sizes: the overbearing loudmouth, the cheapskate, the hands-off for better or worse. But when it comes to ...
The Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland beef went dormant for 3 years, then exploded into a famous brawl
16 days ago
Baseball's unwritten rules leave a lot of room for beef. Pitchers have been known to get mad when batters celebrate. Pitchers ...
How the Nets wasted a prime championship opportunity, then fell apart and left the state | Collapse
Year ago
In the mid-2000s, the NBA's Western Conference faltered a bit, allowing for the Eastern Conference to swoop in and win a couple ...
Steve Nash never won an NBA championship. Here's what left him empty-handed.
8 months ago
Steve Nash has every individual accolade an NBA player could dream of, but his teams never won a championship, never even ...
The Worst NBA Owner: Donald Sterling
2 years ago
NBA owners come in all sizes: the overbearing loudmouth, the cheapskate, the hands-off for better or worse. But when it comes to ...
The infamous "Malice at the Palace" fight needs a deep rewind | 2004 Pacers-Pistons
Year ago
You probably remember plenty about the Malice at the Palace - Ron Artest charging into the stands, Ben Wallace and his brother ...
Vince Carter's 10-year beef with Toronto included Nelly, a possible body slam, and so many injuries
2 months ago
Over the course of two decades, Vince Carter has gone from maybe the most beloved athlete in Toronto to maybe the most ...
How the Thunder failed to win a title after drafting three MVPs in a row
11 months ago
The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden on the same team under the age of 24.
Scottie Pippen's beef with Charles Barkley is what happens when you don't listen to Michael Jordan
Month ago
Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen as his wingman on the dynastic Chicago Bulls, but away from the court, one of MJ's closest ...
How the Jets crashed and burned after back-to-back AFC Championship appearances | Collapse
Year ago
It may feel like an alternate universe but there was a time when Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets were setting the ...
The Worst Super Bowl loss was so famously bad that all we have to say is 28-3
9 months ago
The 2016 Atlanta Falcons were on the verge of accomplishing something the franchise had never achieved. Something that a city ...
Kobe and Shaq's super-hyped Christmas Day battle gets a deep rewind | 2004 Lakers vs. Heat
Year ago
The NBA's Christmas Day tradition has given us plenty of great, down to the wire battles. But the 2004 Heat-Lakers Christmas ...
Larry Bird and Bill Laimbeer have genuinely hated each other for over 30 years
5 months ago
Larry Bird and Bill Laimbeer stood in the middle of an intense Celtics-Pistons rivalry spanning the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The worst NFL coaching decision was so bad, a turnover would've been better
Year ago
NFL owners pay their head coaches millions of dollars every year to do one thing and one thing only: win. Well once upon a time, ...
Shaq and Olajuwon’s Game 1 battle in the 1995 NBA Finals deserves a deep rewind
Year ago
The 1995 Finals had a ton of star power - a very young Shaq and Penny for the top seeded Orlando Magic, Hakeem and Drexler ...
This hungover, old as dirt backup became a Super Bowl legend
5 months ago
Maybe you've heard this story. It's been told a lot, although perhaps not like this. The upshot is that before the first ever NFL-AFL ...
Charles Barkley never won an NBA championship. Here's what left him empty-handed.
8 months ago
Why didn't Charles Barkley win an NBA championship? The simple answers -- "MJ" and "Hakeem" -- don't do justice to the depth ...