NBA Top 25: 19-17

Now things get a little juicy — here come the big men! In this rendition, we examine an oft overlooked star from a bygone era and two power forwards who dominated the game for totally different reasons. We’ll discuss the asinine lack of a 3-point line in the 1960s, a
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Thumb Wars: This summer in sports

Thumbs Up I’d qualify this whole argument by first saying that a non-Olympic, non-men’s World Cup summer of sports can only be so interesting. Other than the  occasional dramatic conclusions to the NBA and NHL playoffs, a summer like this basically consists of midseason baseball highlights, offseason NFL news, and
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More touching means more winning?

Should the Dallas Mavericks pull off an NBA Finals upset over Miami’s Big Three, everyone’s top two reasons will likely be: Dirk playing like Dirk, or LeBron James … not playing as well. Researchers from Cal have another hypothesis:

Look before you leap

off the beat

Exhibit No. 1: LeBron James is drifting on the weak side of the court, wholly uninvolved in the last home game he will ever play in Cleveland. He throws the ball out of bounds and misses 11 of his 14 shots. “I spoil a lot of people with my play,”
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