Pat Corbin, one of the best pitchers in baseball in 2013 before Tommy John surgery sidelined him in 2014, returned to the mound for his first regular-season start in 22 months on Saturday night.
When NBA TV asked Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports how DeAndre Jordan could leave $28 million on the table in Los Angeles to sign with Dallas, a laughing Spears blamed taxes.
Anthony Davis decided to collect his $145 million in Louisiana (6% tax rate), Kevin Love chose to get his $110 million in Ohio over LA (5.4% to 13.3%), and Friday Greg Monroe shocked all by rejecting the New York Knicks (3.8% city + 8.8% state) to pay almost 5% less in Milwaukee (0% city + 7.7% state).
The New Orleans Pelicans got a steal in signing Anthony Davis for $145 million—the same amount the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pay Mike Trout even though Davis provides six times as much value.
Three colleges from Massachusetts and Michigan gave the NCAA a strong showing in the NHL Draft, starting when the Buffalo Sabres selected Boston University’s National Player of the Year Jack Eichel with the second pick.
You can call a 1st-round pick a “bust” if he does not produce in the NBA. But his banker will not think of him as a failure.
The big excitement out of the gates in the NBA Draft hinges on if the Los Angeles Lakers pick guard D’Angelo Russell out of Ohio State to play as a temporary backcourt mate and ultimate heir to Kobe Bryant.
The ballot boxes for America’s best college athletes in each state remain open.
With the Virginia vs. Vanderbilt College World Series wrapping up 2014-15 NCAA action, voting has started for the best 2015-16 student-athletes in all 50 states.
Four years after Sports Illustrated hailed the debut of Value Add Basketball, the first Value Add Football database appears today.
Wilt Chamberlain may have been the last player to face a higher degree of difficulty than LeBron James to win an NBA title.
The only “homeless” basketball team, which lost a record 51-straight games several years back and has been shunned by conferences in the northeast, will spend much time in Florida boasting the potential best player and team in an ASun conference that has pulled off big NCAA conference upsets.
The Cleveland Cavaliers try to become the second team in NBA history to win the title by defeating two 60-win teams—without the benefit of Phil Jackson.
The Stanley Cup does not feature a top-two team from either conference, making it only the ninth time that has happened in the past 80 seasons in major U.S. sports.
Michael Jordan never had to take the road without his best two teammates and beat a team that was 47-3 at home. LeBron James’ ability to do that last night, and his history of improving teams more than Jordan, forces the comparison.
For all the abuse Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson took for the intercepted slant pass to lose the Super Bowl, LeBron James’ 21-foot fade away miss at the end of regulation was worse. It could well have cost Cleveland Game
One of the most famous politicians won a basketball title in the only state with no Division 1 team. Before you click on the story, see if you can name the state, the player, and the five other states with only one team.
The “Tonya Harding,” dubbed so by the Atlanta Hawks radio team, who helped the Cleveland Cavaliers sweep the Atlanta Hawks is a former rugby player who “Americans hate,” according an Australian news outlet, and who has “got to learn,” according to the player who nailed him in the head with an elbow.
A year after his chaplain survived an attack from an atheist group for “arranging Bible studies, organizing devotionals and distributing Bibles and other religious materials,” Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has been pressured to cancel an appearance with a pro-family group despite just 1,391 signing an on-line petition against his appearance.
The Hoops Database for the People lists the top 100 teams based on current rosters. Next season’s top 100 teams aren’t this past season’s top 100 teams.
On Memorial Day it is obvious the top Value Add basketball players at each Military Academy have a lot to balance.
Will American companies allow foreign money in political campaigns?
For the first time since Michael Jordan retired in 1998, Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade, or Kobe Bryant won’t play in the NBA Finals.
The Pac-12 ended the SEC’s six-year run as the top conference in the NFL Draft by a 1247-1216 score just months after also ending the SEC’s streak of the best seasons by a college conference (see Breitbart Sports story here). It was the first time the Pac-12 topped the draft this century.
As the Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage laws, the first openly gay college basketball player may soon rank as the best transfer available to colleges.