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Cam Newton: Carolina Panthers Quarterback Hops Fence to Play Football With 7th Graders

Reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers figure to be Super Bowl contenders again in 2016. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers figure to be Super Bowl contenders again in 2016. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The NFL season doesn’t start for another four months, but that doesn’t mean reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton can’t scrimmage with a bunch of seventh-graders...




  • Kobe Bryant scored 60 points for the Los Angeles Lakers in his final game after 20 seasons in the league. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

    Bag of Air from Kobe Bryant’s Final Career Game Reaches $15,000 on eBay

    NBA superstar Kobe Bryant’s final career game was Wednesday night. And while the Lakers had all kinds of Kobe merchandise for sale, there was one... Read more

  • James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets, Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors, and DeMarcus Cousins #15 of the Sacramento Kings during NBA All-Star Game 2016 in Toronto on Feb. 14, 2016. The KIA advertising is visible on their jerseys. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    NBA Is First Major Sports League to Allow Corporate Advertising on Jerseys

    The NBA opened the way to more dollars by allowing corporations to advertise on team jerseys, starting from the 2017-2018 season, according to a Reuters report... Read more

  • obe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the first half of an NBA game against the Los Angeles Clippers on April 5, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

    Video: Sports Anchor Rant on Kobe Bryant Goes Viral

    Warning: The video contains strong language.  You won’t believe what this news anchor says about Kobe Bryant. Pat Tomasulo, a Chicago morning news sports anchor,... Read more

  • Stephen Curry (R) and the Golden State Warriors would likely have to get past Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs in order to repeat as champions. (Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)

    The Four Matchups We’d Like to See Most in the NBA Playoffs

    While the NCAA Tournament has the thrill of a one-and-done postseason tournament, the NBA’s best-of-seven format has produced numerous, thrilling, grind-it-out series over the years that... Read more

  • Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after the Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104 at ORACLE Arena on April 13, 2016 in Oakland, California.  The Warriors finish the 2015-16 NBA regular season with a 73-9 record. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry Set New NBA Record With a 73-Win Season

    In a season that has seen as much detraction as praise, the Golden State Warriors had another chance on April 13—the last game of the regular... Read more

  • Kobe Bryant, on the left, in August 1998 during a promotional tour of Australia and, on the right, on April 13, 2016, after his final game for the Lakers. (Allsport UK /Allsport
and Harry How/Getty Images)

    Video: Kobe Bryant Career Highlights, Photos, Stats From 20-Year Run With Lakers

    In storybook fashion, 37-year-old Kobe Bryant closed out the final game of his 20-year career with a whopping 60 points on April 13—setting a record... Read more

  • Carlos Hernandez from Acapulco, Mexico, holds a sign reading, in Spanish, "Goodbye friend, Mexico loves you," during a fan festival commemorating Kobe Bryant's career, outside Staples Center before Bryant's last NBA basketball game, against the Utah Jazz, in Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    LA Fans Consider Bryant’s Last Days, and Life Without Him

    LOS ANGELES— After one, last, unforgettable, 60-point night, the fans of Los Angeles will have to get used to life without Kobe Bryant. It’s something... Read more

  • Head coach George Karl of the Sacramento Kings has more than 1,000 career wins in the NBA. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    George Karl: Sacramento Kings Planning to Fire Head Coach on Thursday, Reports Say

    The Sacramento Kings are planning to fire head coach George Karl following their season finale against the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets report. The team is... Read more

  • Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to the crowd as he leaves the court at Toyota Center on April 10, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

    NBA2K17 Honors Kobe Bryant With ‘Legend Edition’

    The tributes continue to pour in for Kobe Bryant. The video game series NBA2K announced Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant will appear on the cover... Read more

  • David Ortiz (R) had back-to-back walkoff hits in Games 4 and 5 of the 2004 ALCS to rally the Red Sox from an 0–3 deficit against the New York Yankees and into the World Series. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Ranked: The 5 Worst Collapses in Sports History

    Jordan Spieth’s stunning collapse at the Masters—a tournament where he held a five-shot lead heading into the back nine on the final round and ended... Read more

  • Kendrick Lamar Honors Kobe Bryant In ESPN Tribute

    California rapper Kendrick Lamar paid tribute to a man who adopted his home state as his own—Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant, 37, will play his... Read more

  • Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for layup over Kevin Martin #23 of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter of an NBA Basketball game at ORACLE Arena on April 7, 2016 in Oakland, California.

    Golden State Warriors Beat San Antonio Spurs to Equal Season-Win Record of 72

    The Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio—a place where the Warriors have lost 33 consecutive regular-season games prior—to join the ’95-96... Read more

  • Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry during  an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Warriors Become 2nd Team in NBA History to Win 70 Games

    The Golden State Warriors became the second team in NBA history to record a 70-win season, beating off San Antonio Spurs 112-101 on April 7... Read more

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    Video: LeBron James Has an Alter Ego That Makes Pizza

    LeBron James, the renowned basketball star, has a second job making pizza.  The Cleveland Cavaliers embodied his alter ago,”Ron,” in a promotional stunt for Blaze Pizza.  Working... Read more

  • Former NBA star Allen Iverson won four scoring titles with the Philadelphia 76ers. (Tom Mihalek/AFP/Getty Images)

    Allen Iverson: Retired NBA Player Says He Wishes He Could Take Back Famous ‘Practice’ Rant

    Future Hall-of-Famer Allen Iverson was known for many things in his career. At 6-foot-even and 165 pounds, “The Answer” was the shortest and lightest player... Read more

  • Former North Carolina and NBA star Michael Jordan watches the championship game between Villanova and North Carolina. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    #CryingJordan: Hashtag Surfaces Related to Michael Jordan Meme After North Carolina’s Loss to Villanova

    The meme of Michael Jordan’s crying face was shared online following Villanova’s buzzer-beating win in the NCAA national championship game. Jordan, who attended North Carolina,... Read more


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