NBA Unveils ‘Jersey of the Future’ During 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend
Alastair Grant/Associated PressModern technology is an incredible thing.As the NBA kicks off the 2019 All-Star festivities in Charlotte, North Carolina, this weekend, league commissioner Adam Silver had some fun in showing off the "jersey of the future":NBA @NBAAdam Silver unveils the NBA jersey of the future. https://t.co/h5GePOwOjxJust like that, the name and number on the…
Matt Miller’s Scouting Notebook: Insiders Pick Most Overrated Draft Prospects
Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressNFL draft fans love to ask about sleepers and who's being underrated, which is a fun topic, but rarely does anyone ask about who is being overrated. This week, that's changing.I asked 10 NFL personnel men—scouts, coaches, GMs and executives—to send me a list of five players being overrated. That could mean…
10 Bold Predictions for 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend
Chris Szagola/Associated PressNBA All-Star Weekend has no room for the tightly wound and steadfastly self-important. It is an event built around star power, velvet-rope parties, big-name scuttlebutt, loosey-goosey competition and viral moments.Really, in sum, the league's February shindig serves as our annual reminder that, above all, basketball should hardly ever be taken too seriously.Let's lean into…
Picking Each MLB Team’s Mount Rushmore
0 of 30ABE FOX/Associated PressThere can only be four.Them's the rules when it comes to faces of United States presidents carved into Mount Rushmore. Likewise, it was our rule for choosing the four faces that would best represent each of Major League Baseball's 30 franchises.An undertaking as large as this required some ground rules:Players Only: With…
LeBron James Praises Zion Williamson’s Athleticism, Maturity After Duke vs. UVA
Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesIf there's anyone who could assume LeBron James' throne as the NBA's best player over a prolonged stretch, it might be Duke forward Zion Williamson, who is averaging 22.0 points on 68.0 percent shooting for the No. 2 Blue Devils.James was on hand to watch Williamson stuff the stat sheet with 18 points,…