Weekend CNN Newsroom anchor Fredricka Whitfield and NBA TV Analyst and CNN Sports Contributor Steve Smith give viewers an all access look at the NBA All-Star weekend, where the world’s biggest basketball stars come together to celebrate the NBA on a global stage. 188 more words
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Steve Smith the visiting Australian team’s captain has been quoted to have said in today’s newspapers – “Individuals to decide on verbal warfare”.
“I think each of our individual plays the way they want to play, If they want to get to the battle verbally,if they get the best out of them, then [ I say] go for it.” It’s about making sure they have the right mindset as individuals to go out and succeed.” 221 more words
SANTA ANA, Ca. – The national powerhouse program of legendary coach Steve Smith that is Mouth of Wilson (VA) Oak Hill Academy saw its 56-game, two-season winning streak snapped by Chatsworth (CA) Sierra Canyon in December. 845 more words
IN A NUTSHELL: Too much size, power and jump shooting for Oak Hill spelled a very quickly one-sided tilt.
TURNING POINT: It was a thoroughly dominating first 16 minutes for the Warriors who hit six 3s and got a combined 18 rebounds out of “bigs” Billy Preston and David McCormack. 73 more words
On Feb. 3, 2008, the New York Giants won perhaps the greatest Super Bowl of all time, beating the heavily favored – and previously unbeaten – New England Patriots, 17-14. 429 more words
Joel Embiid has been one of the best stories of the 2016-17 NBA season thus far. The former No. 3 overall pick is finally healthy – though he is currently battling a left knee contusion – and leads the Philadelphia Sixers with 19.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game. 252 more words