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Manny Pacquiao notched his 56th win Saturday night and handed Timothy Bradley his first professional loss (at least on paper) in 32 fights at a packed MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Though Bradley was clearly rattled at a few points, Pacquiao maintained a conservative approach through much of the bout, unleashing crucially timed combos and moving his head to avoid most of Bradley’s...

It was that kind of night for Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Corey Brewer. When you hit a halfcourt shot, you know things are bound to look good (just ask Carmel0). Brewer had the line of the night on Friday, as he dropped 51 points in a 112-110 T-Wolves victory over the Houston Rockets. In addition to Brewer scoring nearly half off Minnesota’s points, he...

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th player in NBA history and fourth active player to score 25,000 career points. In a game against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, Pierce scored his 25,000th point. It happened when Pierce attempted a 3-pointer. He missed. However, Brooklyn got the rebound and kicked it back to the Truth, who shot the 3-pointer again and...

After all the last second shots, upsets, Cinderella teams and general madness, it all came down to this: UConn and Kentucky for the National Championship. Neither team was projected to be here, yet neither could exactly be referred to as a true cinderella. Kentucky is a program with eight championship titles to its credit. Connecticut won three titles in the last fifteen...

The UConn Huskies are the 2014 NCAA basketball champions after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats, 60-54, in a thriller during the title game on Monday night. You know it was one hell of a game when you get this type of reaction from UConn head coach Kevin Ollie: It was that type of night for the Huskies. They led big early on, but let the Wildcats come back. It was 35-31...

Well, here we are. The NBA regular season is drawing to an end. With less than two weeks of games remaining, very little is actually settled. From seeding for those teams that have already clinched a playoff spot to rounding out the final few playoff teams, there is a lot to be settled over these last games. Let’s take a look back at how things shook out around the...

UConn vs Florida In what was considered the most lopsided matchup of the Final Four, the seventh seed UConn Huskies took on the first overall seed Florida Gators. The Huskies arrived in Dallas as big underdogs in this contest. But they had a secret weapon in Shabazz Napier. The senior guard was playing as well as anyone in the tournament and has seen his NBA stock rise...

How bout those Harrison twins? Amid a whole season of talk about the two guards being overrated, they’ve carried Kentucky through the 2014 NCAA Tournament and Aaron Harrison just hit another deep 3 to send Kentucky to the national championship game. Harrison has hit the game-winning shot in three straight tournament games. Aaron Harrison has made the game deciding shot...

UConn may not always be littered with McDonald’s All Americans, but the school from Storrs, Connecticut does a great job of always making sure they have a talented point guard on the roster. The 2014 Final Four was no exception. The Huskies trailed 16-4 in the first half, but thanks to the play of Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels, they outscored Florida...

Dayton vs Florida Dayton came into this matchup with all the confidence in the world and did not blink when staring down a Florida team seeking its 30th straight win and their first Elite Eight win in three consecutive tries. The Flyers matched the Gators shot-for-shot in the first few minutes before Florida gained separation on back-to-back layups by Patrick Young. Florida...