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Women’s Elite Eight OKC Regional Preview: Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Baylor Bears

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha StylesLeave a Comment

“[Mississippi State plays] in a conference where they’ve seen the bigs before in South Carolina,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said. “They’re big themselves. It’s going to make for a great Elite Eight game.” Sunday’s meeting with No. 2 Mississippi State (32-4, 13-3 SEC), will be the eighth trip to the Elite Eight for Mulkey and the Lady Bears since she started …

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NFL Free Agency Starts Off with a BOOM!

In Basketball by Ashleigh BinderLeave a Comment

Teams were incredibly busy today as free agency began in the National Football League.  Once 4:00 PM EST hit, it seemed like almost every team was signing and dealing, trying to put together their dream team. Some teams made substantial trades, trying to find their difference maker, others made some head scratching moves, and others made moves that had all …

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DeMarcus Cousins Opens up About Trade to New Orleans

In Basketball by Dylan Walker

DeMarcus Cousins was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday night in exchange for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and a 2017 first and second round pick. With this trade, Cousins joins power forward Anthony Davis to form one of the most star-studded big man duos in NBA history.  When asked how excited he was to …

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Magic Johnson is Here to Save the Lakers

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

With just days remaining until the NBA trade deadline, the entire league has been put on notice. First, it was the blockbuster trade of All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans for practically nothing.  Cousins was playing in the All-Star game in New Orleans while the negotiations went down.  As if that was not shocking enough, the Lakers announced that …

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LeBron James Becomes First Cav to 20K Points

In Basketball by Dylan Walker

In Sunday’s game, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lebron James became the first player to score 20,000 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise. Coming into the game, James only needed six points to reach this landmark. Not too far into the second quarter, Lebron would score a layup to give him 20,001 points in his ten seasons with Cleveland. He told …

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Michael Jordan Loves Russell Westbrook’s Loyalty To OKC

In Basketball by Rebecca Mills

As the GOAT of the NBA, Micheal Jordan is unsurprisingly still the face of the league. He even owns a franchise, no matter how mediocre the Charlotte Hornets are. On Thursday, Jordan had the opportunity to induct Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. During his speech, Jordan spoke on Westbrook’s loyalty to his team and the …

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Best and Worst Signings of NBA Free Agency

In Basketball by Charnaye Grier

With the NBA’s salary cap increasing to about $94 million for this upcoming season, teams are in the hunt for players and paying BIG money. Some players are risks, some are sure fits, and some aren’t worth the money at all. Here’s my take on the best and worst signings of this free agency frenzy. Best Dwayne Wade going home …

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U.S. Men’s Basketball In The Hunt For Gold Once Again

In 2016 Olympics, Basketball by Sian Wilkerson

When it comes to the Olympics, there’s nothing quite as much fun as watching the U.S. men’s national basketball team soar its way to yet another landslide victory. While the red, white and blue has dominated in plenty of sports over the years, swimming comes to mind, our men’s basketball team is a true athletic juggernaut. Not satisfied with simply …

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Pat Riley Opens Up about Difficult Offseason

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

It has been a tough summer for Heat Nation.  Miami said goodbye to one of their icons when Dwyane Wade announced that he had signed with his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls.  Wade, unhappy with Miami’s offer to him, decided it was time to call team president Pat Riley’s bluff after taking many payouts over the years to allow other …

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Dwyane Wade Reportedly Signs With Chicago Bulls

In Basketball by Rebecca Mills

First the Body Issue and now this. Dwyane Wade has been making headlines throughout the week, but nothing will beat this. The Vertical is reporting the superstar is reportedly signing a contract with his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls have already started shopping other players around to other teams to allow for proper cap space for the addition of …