Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

NBC Sports Regional Networks launches MyTeams app

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

                                                                                   FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MOBILE APP PROVIDES FANS COMPREHENSIVE MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE COVERING NFL, NBA, NHL AND MLB TEAMSLIVE STREAMS OF BLACKHAWKS/BULLS/CUBS/WHITE SOX GAMES

With His Holdout, Le’Veon Bell Rips a Page from the NBA Playbook

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Le’Veon Bell is apparently going to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers shortly. The Steelers are off this weekend, which gives Bell plenty of time to reintroduce himself to his teammates, though there may be some confusion. Most of them, like most of us, think of Bell as a running back.

How Aaron Rodgers and NFL contracts stack up against their NBA counterparts

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

The guarantees on Aaron Rodgers’ contract are worth about half of what Stephen Curry is guaranteed to take home. (Getty Images) Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers reportedly agreed to a contract that will pay him an NFL-record average annual value

5 pro athletes who’ve interned at Merrill Lynch, Facebook and other top companies

Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Sports Illustrated estimates that 78 percent of NFL players go broke within two years of retirement, and 60 percent of NBA players go broke within five years of retirement. In 2017, New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland opened up about his off-season gig as a part-time analyst for the asset management firm Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers.

Wednesday’s Sports in Brief

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based governing body for college sports announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors and Division I Board of Directors had adopted a ''series of significant policy and legislative changes'' as part of an effort to ''fundamentally'' change the NCAA's structure. Some are immediate, while others first require action from other agencies - such as the NBA changing the age limit for draft-eligible players that has fueled the wave of ''one and done'' at the college level.

Sources: NBA veteran Nate Robinson to play professionally in Lebanon

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Nate Robinson last played with New Orleans in 2015. (AP) Eleven-year NBA veteran Nate Robinson has signed a one-year contract with Homenetmen Beirut in Lebanon, sources told Yahoo Sports. Robinson will play in Lebanon until at least mid-April. The three