Wednesday December 2nd, 2015

Kobe Kicks Off the Farewell Tour

On Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant played his first game since announcing that he would retire from the NBA following the 2015-16 season. Fittingly, the game was in Kobe's hometown of Philadelphia and the Sixers were prepared for the occasion. Bryant was gifted a framed version of his high school jersey and the Sixers prepared a touching video tribute for the Lakers legend as well. To cap it all off, the Philadelphia fans gave Kobe a standing ovation during his introduction for the game. He shot 7-for-26 from the floor, including 4-for-17 from the three-point line in the Lakers's 103-91 loss. Wait...that means...the Sixers won? THE SIXERS WON!


Difference of Opinion

Unsurprisingly, Ohio State is not thrilled about its exclusion from the current playoff field, leading wideout Mike Thomas to lash out at Alabama, which is included. Crimson Tide DB Cyrus Jones responded in amusing fashion.


Price Gets Paid

The Boston Red Sox and David Price agreed to a seven-year, $217 million contract on Tuesday. It is the highest contract for a pitcher in baseball history. It is safe to say that Arizona Cardinals' wide receiver Michael Floyd isn't pleased with the NFL's salary cap.


Lovely Lady of the Day

Your Wednesday morning LLOD is the beautiful Tami Donaldson.(Click here for full-size gallery)


Warriors Get Feisty

Draymond Green and Stephen Curry had some strong retorts for the Utah Jazz reporter who thought that the Warriors were a tad disrespectful after Golden State's win on Monday.


The Best News

In case you missed it, just before Thanksgiving, former Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still announced that his daughter Leah had "no evidence" of cancer remaining.

 

Thanks for all the support and prayers! Just got the phone call that her scans showed NED (no evidence of disease)! #LeahStrong #StillKickinCancersAss

A photo posted by Devon Still (@man_of_still75) on


Smush's Take

 
Personal feelings aside. This Man achieved what so many of us Ball Players dream about. Dreams to play at the highest level of basketball, THE NBA. The chance to play on that stage! In front of those fans, being watched on tv across the globe. To be considered one of the top players and play in the all star game. Perhaps even some of us went as far as wanting to be the MVP of the league!!! But we ALL wanted to be a NBA Champion!!! Salute to one of our eras great players! God, Bless his transition and may he give you all the Glory! A photo posted by Smush Parker (@the_.lion._king) on

LeBron and KD Disagree


Good Deeds All Around


Casual Fridays At Petco


Odds and Ends

The Lakers are deciding whether to retire Kobe's No. 24 or No. 8 ... Is Tom Coughlin done? The Giants coach put his New Jersey home on the market ... The NFL's ugly holiday sweaters do not disappoint ... Panthers cornerback Josh Norman inhabits the role of a different action movie character in every game that he plays ... Julius Hodge took to Twitter with joy after hearing of Chris Paul’s groin injury ... Taiwanese Animators preview Thursday night's Packers-Bears game in truly hilarious fashion ... Sylvester Stallone has a 'Rambo' TV series headed to FOX ... Western Michigan is fired up about going to the Bahamas Bowl ... Here are 25 awesome defunct sports logos ... Mizzou grad mocks Kansas with 0-12 'Pursuit of Perfection' video.


Top 10 Fights In NBA History

A little throwback.


Fredette's D-League Debut


What's Happening Today in Sports


Hoverboard Jousting!

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