Jim Thome speaks on baseball, LeBron, Cooperstown and dreams

Jim Thome speaks on baseball, LeBron, Cooperstown and dreams

By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Soon-to-be inducted Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Thome is in Rochester to receive the Coca-Cola Sports Personality of the Year Award at the 69th annual Day of Champions Children’s Charity dinner. He spoke to the media at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in a press conference on Monday afternoon. […]

NBA Player Power Rankings | 1/25/15

NBA Player Power Rankings | 1/25/15

He logged two straight double-double performances in a win against Philadelphia (111-76) and a loss to Oklahoma City (105-103) and fell just short of a third straight in a 25-point, nine-assist showing in a loss to Portland (103-96)…

Dirk, Dallas back in NBA Finals discussion

Dirk, Dallas back in NBA Finals discussion

Dallas, meanwhile, started Jason “Only Two Years Away From Soda-Gate” Kidd and DeShawn “Only Two Years Left In The League” Stevenson in their backcourt. Shawn Marion and Tyson Chandler, at the height of their powers, were a formidable defensive presence…

#LeBronToClev: The Letter

#LeBronToClev: The Letter

Of course Miami was his college experience. Unlike other young people, at 18 he was starting his career as a national sports icon. He didn’t have four years to find himself because he was paid millions of dollars to represent an entire organization. I wasn’t ready for that at 18. Were you?

Greg Oden Signs with Miami Heat

Over three years removed from the game, free agent Oden agreed to a two-year contract with the Champion Miami Heat. The deal is for the veteran’s minimum, and the second year is a player option according to USA Today…

Carmelo Anthony will not discuss long-term plans

Couldn’t he say some cliché public relations statement like: “I like playing in New York. I love the Garden, and I want to bring a championship to this city.” That would at least put Knicks fans’ minds at ease for the time being…

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