Gordon Hayward’s late game heroics lift Jazz over Bulls 105-96 in OT

February 5, 2016

With the game tied and 25 seconds on the clock, the Chicago Bulls offense set up for what appeared to be a Jimmy Butler isolation play. Butler drove into the paint, but turned away from the rim and dished out to to a wide open Derrick Rose who, despite shooting just 26% from beyond the arc this season, nailed a three-pointer to put the Bulls ahead. A hush fell over…

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WARRIORS WIN, 76ERS LOSE: A Tale of Two Cities

February 5, 2016

This season has been the best of times for Golden State and the worst of times for the Philadelphia 76ers, but this story’s plot took a twist on Saturday when the two teams faced off in Philadelphia. The Sixer’s Ish Smith and Isaiah Canaan lead the charge as Philly climbed out of a 24 point deficit to tie the Warriors with 20 seconds left. With a stunned 76ers crowd on its…

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Clippers’ Bench Prove Strong for Suns

Clippers’ Bench Prove Strong for Suns Without their star player, the Clippers squad appeared depleted and weak on paper. However, their bench saw off Chicago Bulls 120-93 in a match played in Los Angeles last Sunday. Not many people had the guts to put their money on the Clippers particularly without their key player, Blake Griffin, who is nursing an injury to his right hand. Apparently, Jamal Crawford greatly took…

February 2, 2016
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USA Heads Their Way Through Iceland

February 2, 2016

The United States men’s soccer national team beat Iceland in an international friendly (3-2) as they begin their 2016 campaign at StubHub Center in Carson, California.  In the thirteenth minute Iceland went up 1-0 from a deflection effort from forward Kristinn Steindorsson. The US struck back and scored seven minutes later with a through ball delivered from Michael Bradley that split two Iceland defenders. Jozy Altidore slid in behind and chipped…

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Broncos Defense Secure Spot in Super Bowl 50

In a classic clash of Brady vs Manning, the intense and suspenseful game crowned Denver as the AFC champions and a place in Super Bowl 50. With the Patriots favored to win, it was Denver’s defense that ultimately pummeled the Patriots and its quarterback.  Brady was limited to one touchdown with two interceptions and intercepted twice while throwing under .500. Rob Gronkowski went for 144 yds on 8 receptions as he was…

February 2, 2016
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Denver Holds Back Pats; Heads to Super Bowl 50

In an AFC championship for the ages, the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos met on Sunday night at Mile High Stadium in Denver. Denver, the top seeded team for the playoffs, seeking to ahem…deflate the typical postseason brilliance of Tom Brady, while the Patriots, the number two seed, sought to stifle Denver’s own legendary quarterback, one Peyton Manning. And in terms of stifling…well, let’s just say both defenses…

February 2, 2016
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BRONCOS HOLD OFF PATRIOTS, HEADED TO SUPER BOWL 50

January 30, 2016

The Denver Broncos are headed to Super Bowl 50 after cornerback Bradley Roby sealed the deal with an interception on the Patriot’s last second two point conversion attempt. Lead by a dominant defense and an inspired performance by Peyton Manning, the Broncos were able to hold off the Patriots and set up a Super Bowl date with the Carolina Panthers. Much like the Greek hero Achilles, Tom Brady has been…

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