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Feb 21

What Does HOLDAT Mean? Let Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson Explain

Former teammates Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson have officially launched their new NBA podcast, HOLDAT, with Sports Illustrated. The podcast explores the league from a players’ perspective both on and off the floor. Boozer and Robinson teamed up in Chicago during the 2012–13 season, where they

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Feb 21

MLB Clubs to Wear Stoneman Douglas Caps For Spring Training Openers

All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training openers to honor the victims of last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla.The Miami Marlins originally announced their intention to wear the caps, but MLB decided to let all the

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Feb 21

How Are Players Selected for the NFL Scouting Combine? Jeff Foster Takes Us Inside the Process

Understand this: The NFL’s National Scouting Combine is a mammoth event. Over 300 NFL prospects fly into Indianapolis about two months before the NFL draft to undergo medical testing, sit down for interviews with all 32 teams and participate in on-fiel…

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Feb 21

Why Kirk Cousins to the Vikings Makes the Most Sense (and Why the Browns Should Steer Clear)

Most NFL coaches agree: Kirk Cousins is a system quarterback. A high-level system QB, sure, but a system QB nonetheless. In other words, Cousins is not someone you build around—he’s someone you plug in. His arm is good, not great. Same goes for his ath…

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Feb 20

Don Mattingly to Bryce Harper: ‘Take Care of Your Own Dugout’

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) – Marlins manager Don Mattingly says Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper should not be critiquing Miami’s offseason moves.Harper said Monday he was shocked the Marlins traded their entire outfield during the offseason. He added that Miami could have become a formidable team

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Feb 20

After a Season of Awakening for the NFL, What Can We Expect in 2018?

As Colin Kaepernick remained without a job in the NFL—but stuck to his pledge of donating $1 million to charities during the 2017 season—the rest of the league had to reckon with what the unemployed quarterback had started. There was kneeling and other…

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Feb 20

Power Rankings: Playing Matchmaker Ahead of the Trade Deadline

The trade deadline (Feb. 26) is approaching quickly and it’s time to play a little matchmaker.There’s a lot of talent to be had out there right now, from the big names in Rick Nash to depth guys like Blake Comeau and Matt Cullen. How aggressive will teams get? Will we see teams like Boston

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Feb 20

J.D. Martinez’s Inevitable Red Sox Deal Keeps Boston Afloat in American League Arms Race

Few offseason predictions have been as easy to make as the Red Sox signing J.D. Martinez. Boston is in desperate need of a power hitter; Martinez was the market’s best available slugger. The Red Sox still have a gaping, David Ortiz-sized hole at design…

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Feb 19

Behind the Scenes With Victor Oladipo, the NBA’s One-Man Musical

The trip from Indiana to Los Angeles spanned five years, five coaches, two trades, one position change and a final unexpected stopover in the middle of Colorado (or was it New Mexico?). Victor Oladipo’s flight was scheduled to land in L.A. at 11 a.m. o…

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Feb 17

Who Won Last Year’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest?

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is one of the biggest attractions of NBA All-Star Weekend.Last year’s All-Star Weekend took place at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Glenn Robinson III won the contest with a perfect score during the final round of the contest. He ran toward the basket from the

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Feb 17

Shortstop Primer: The Position’s Fantasy Renaissance Continues Unabated

Like its counterpart in the middle infield, shortstop has gotten deeper in fantasy baseball in recent years, as the players with the athleticism to handle baseball’s most demanding position have gotten bigger. Ten years ago, someone Carlos Correa’s or …

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Feb 16

The Line: NBA All-Star Weekend Brings Many Betting Opportunities

The NFL is long gone, but that doesn’t mean wagers can’t be placed.On the latest episode of SI TV’s The Line , available on Amazon, gambling guru Todd Fuhrman offers advice for betting on NBA All-Star weekend events.Will Klay Thompson, the favorite at +180, win the 3-Point Shootout or

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Feb 16

Kobe Bryant Tried to Let Jalen Rose Off the Hook for His 81-Point Game

Kobe Bryant and Jalen Rose spoke Thursday at a Nike event and of course, the topic of Kobe’s 81-point game came up. Jalen is still super salty about being the guy tasked with guarding Kobe when he scored the second-most points ever in an NBA game. If y…

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Feb 16

SI’s Top 100 MLB Players of 2018: The Leftovers

Now that we’ve concluded our Top 100, it’s time to discuss the players who didn’t quite make it. Some of you were surprised to see Shohei Ohtani excluded, others Yadier Molina. Tinkering with the list was a long, sometimes arduous process, all is which to say that there were a whole lot

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Feb 16

One NFL Call We Can Celebrate

Kelvin Benjamin caught it at the 3-yard line and absorbed two hits before spinning and falling backward into the end zone. He popped up, dropped the ball and immediately went into the celebratory dance he dubbed the “Pause on ’Em.” Teammate Devin Funch…

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Feb 15

Off The Board: NFL Makes Curious Decision About 2018 Draft

On the newest edition of SI.com’s “Off The Board” podcast, media reporter Richard Deitsch joins the show to discuss the news of FOX broadcasting the NFL Draft this year.FOX will air the NFL Network feed of the event, in addition to ESPN airing its own telecast. How much will having the

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