After winning the Atlantic 10 for the first time ever on Sunday, the St. Louis University basketball team was excited at the prospect of heading to the big dance. Then, on the way to the airport, the team hit some really bad traffic. Hey, that's New York City for you... They REALLY wanted to see where they got seeded, and since there are no TVs on their bus, they had to improvise. The bus pulled off at a local Best Buy, the team headed for the TV section, plopped down and watched from there.
Giorgos Katidis played soccer for the AEK Athens soccer club. Check that, Giorgos Katidis USED to play for the AEK Athens soccer club. After scoring a big game-winning goal Saturday, Giorgos ran to the corner in celebration, raising his hand in what looked like a Nazi salute. While he claims he was pointing at teammates in the crowd, the league disagreed, banning him from the Greek soccer league for LIFE.
NBA players, or any professional athletes, are typically the peak of strength, agility, and balance. But I guess every rule has its exception. Former Wolves, now Suns forward Michael Beasley is that exception, as is evidenced by his inability to keep his balance while inbounding the ball to absolutely nobody.
When you lose a shoe on the court, you have to improvise. Marc Gasol did just that, using his detached footwear to knock the ball loose from a defender.
Recruiting in the NCAA has evolved over the years. It started with visits to the living room, and dinners with the family. Then it turned into form letters indicating interest in a player. Now, it has turned into form letters that look like this.
During the Hawks game last night, a dancer fell, and apparently hit her head. Ouchy
Goalie rivalry? Not happening here.