Author: USA Today

Defender gets worst surprise after Zion Williamson dunk

Duke commit Zion Williamson is unbelievably athletic. He can get up for insane blocks and impressive dunks. It’s no surprise when his opponents choose not to jump when he leaves the ground for a slam. However, one unlucky high school player was still humiliated after a dunk he didn’t even try

Embiid tries to recruit Giannis: ‘Trust the process’

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo met with reporters on Wednesday after his All-Star Game weekend in Los Angeles. For Antetokounmpo, his second All-Star appearance was an opportunity to connect with the biggest stars in the NBA. He told the Milwaukee…

Karl Malone hilariously pranked Anthony Davis

Basketball Hall of Famer Karl Malone dressed up as “Sam the Maintenance Man” for an amazing prank by Red Bull. Malone put on the costume and successfully annoyed five-time All-Star Anthony Davis during a commercial shoot. The Pelicans star didn’t recognize Malone at all – he even asked

With Cozart joining Angels infield, the defense never rests

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are all about defense. And by signing Zack Cozart, an All-Star shortstop with Cincinnati last year, to a three-year $38 million deal in the offseason they might now have baseball’s best defensive infield. For the Angels, Cozart will play third base. He joins

James Winchester is trying to recruit Aaron Colvin to the Chiefs

The Chiefs have already added two cornerbacks before the start of free agency — Kendall Fuller and David Amerson — but do they have room for a third? Chiefs long snapper James Winchester hopes so. A recent report surfaced saying Jaguars cornerback Aaro…

Ranking Arizona spring training parks: Surprise at the top

SportsPulse: The Yankees and Red Sox look loaded heading into the season, but who will come out on top? The emerging field of “data mining” is providing much-needed information to the manufacturers and marketers of consumer products. By using sophistic…

Larry Nance Jr. says his mom tried to get him to move into basement

One of the coolest things about Larry Nance Jr. being traded from the Lakers to the Cavaliers was that he was going home to a team that retired his dad’s jersey. But this week, Nance revealed, while laughing, that his family also made it tough to return home. The 25-year-old told reporters that his

How the Bucks created NBA’s rowdiest fan section

The Golden State Warriors were undefeated and headed to Milwaukee for a December game. At The Bradley Center, the Bucks were already calling their shot, as team staffers set out green T-shirts that read, simply, "24-1." It was absurd. The War…