There have been a lot of standout talents in the NBA last season, and even more names coming this season. While young blood continues to dominate the league, sprouting potential superstars in the next few years, the greats of the hardwood keep their place at the top of the food chain.
Sports Illustrated released its annual list of Top 100 NBA players, ranking the best athletes of this era. The top of the list still features familiar names, but younger and skillful players threaten to overthrow them sooner or later.
1. LeBron James more >>
Linsanity is coming to the pages of Marvel Comics. The writer of "Totally Awesome Hulk" series unveiled that Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin will make an appearance in an issue this December.
Lin's Team-up with the Hulk
Marvel Comics writer Greg Pak revealed to Scott Rosenberg of amNewYork Entertainment that Lin will make his debut on the superhero comics this September. He disclosed that he will write the issue with Luke Ross and Bernard Chang as illustrators. more >>
The nation's largest secularist organization is renewing its effort to pressure some of the nation's most popular college football teams to get rid of their chaplains, arguing that coaches violate students' First Amendment rights by instituting chaplaincy programs.
Last August, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sent letters to a number of public colleges and universities telling them that allowing Christian chaplains to minister to their football teams establishes a favoritism toward Christianity and coerces non-Christian athletes to take part so that their standing with coaches and teammates won't be diminished.
The organization, which advocates for a strict separation of church and state, released an in-depth report titled "Pray to Play" last year, highlighting a number of public colleges that have chaplaincy programs and schools that use public funds to fly chaplains to away games, provide hotel rooms for them and their families, and give them per-diem payments. more >>
Fans are excited about the upcoming NBA regular season. NBA trade rumors continue to spread like wildfire, a sure indication of the excitement surrounding the league even in this off-season. The following are the latest NBA trade rumors for 2016-17 NBA Season.
1. Nerlens Noel to New Orleans Pelicans
Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans is one of the most talented big men in the league. Last season, he averaged 24.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. In his 4 years with NBA though, he has only been to the post-season once. more >>
The New Era is upon the WWE Universe. NXT call-ups and independent standouts are beginning to find their niche in the company, getting title opportunities and even winning them.
However, WWE might have to manage bigger changes in order to return to cable television supremacy. As the NFL season enters its second week, Monday Night Football seemed to affect Monday Night Raw's ratings, despite struggling to keep its own audience.
With the future of WWE programming in a quagmire, its host USA Network might just consider dropping one of the longest-running weekly shows on cable. more >>
Nick Young is not getting any younger. At 30 years old in his 10th year with the NBA, Swaggy P had been more of a celebrity in Hollywood than a player who can win the Los Angeles Lakers back into playoff contention.
Amid numerous issues on and off the court, in the entertainment scene and in the locker room, it is no longer alarming to see Young get packing from LA. That might just happen this season or even before it as the Lakers are already looking into possible trade deals for the veteran guard.
Iman Shumpert more >>