Basketball

NBA JAM’s silver anniversary could resurrect the franchise

When NBA Jam creator Mark Turmell first began working on the legendary video game in 1993, there was one major challenge: He wasn’t a big NBA fan at the time. So Turmell sat down with sound designer Jon Hey in January 1993 and pored through the rosters they received from the NBA. The two would […]

Football

MLS: Nashville named as 24th franchise, in competition’s latest expansion

July’s friendly between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur attracted a record crowd for a football match in the state of Tennessee. Nashville has been named as the 24th Major League Soccer franchise, in the competition’s latest expansion. Nashville already has two major sports franchises – the Tennessee Titans in American football’s NFL, and NHL ice […]

Basketball

Chris Paul sparks Houston Rockets to franchise record 90 first-half points in rout of Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX — The “bumps” coach Mike D’Antoni said he expected while incorporating Chris Paul into his offense weren’t evident in the Houston Rockets’ record-setting 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Paul, a nine-time All-Star point guard who pushed for a trade from the LA Clippers to the Rockets during the offseason, was […]

Basketball

LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers downplays franchise games record in loss to Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK — LeBron James threw his arms up in faux celebration Wednesday night after being informed he had played his 772nd game as a Cleveland Cavalier, passing former teammate Zydrunas Ilgauskas for the all-time franchise lead. “Woooo! It’s the greatest thing ever,” James said sarcastically in the visitors locker room following the Cavs’ 112-107 […]

Basketball

Chicago Bulls’ massive rebuild is hitting the franchise hard

CHICAGO — The last spot in the starting introductions before a Bulls game at the United Center has become hallowed ground because of what it represents. For years, both at Chicago Stadium and the United Center, Michael Jordan was the final name, much to the delight of a capacity crowd. Derrick Rose became the youngest […]

Basketball

League of Legends – Golden State Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob lands North American League Championship Series franchise spot

Golden State Warriors majority owner Joe Lacob and his son, assistant general manager Kirk Lacob, have been accepted into the North American League of Legends Championship Series as the newest franchise owners, sources close to Riot Games and the Lacob family told ESPN. Week Two at the League of Legends World Championship began with a […]