Bulls Coach Thibodeau in No Win Situation with Doug McDermott


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It has been well documented that there is a growing rift between Coach Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls front office. Whether it is Jeff Van Gundy bringing his personal feeling to the fore front of a national broadcast (he really has been a “studio gangster” in the way he’s behaved about this) or the local Chicago media reporting on the situation, the Thibs vs GarPax quarrel has reached even the most uninformed Bulls fan.

Editor’s note: this Doug McDermott feature article authored by new Sports Bank contributor Wes Evans. (@WesEvans24)

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New 30 for 30 “I Hate Christian Laettner,” a MUST see


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(Update: review of “I hate Christian Laettner”)

Selection Sunday sees the debut of a new 30 for 30 with perhaps the most compelling title ever:  “I Hate Christian Laettner” It’s directed by Rory Karpf (“The Book of Manning,” “Tim Richmond: To The Limit”), and it premieres Sunday, March 15, at 9 p.m. ET after Bracketology on ESPN.

I recently had an exclusive with Christian Laettner, and I did not back down from asking him why he thinks that both and and the Duke program are so polarizing. Hear his answer here. 

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Tim Beckman unveils the 2015 Illini football version of “W.I.N.T.”


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This offseason, fourth year Illini football coach Tim Beckman has introduced a new acronym catch-phrase/motivational mantra for his program.

“Whatever is Necessary Today.” or “W.I.N.T.” was the slogan Tim Beckman used to motivate and lead the Illinois Fighting Illini in 2013. It was much maligned by the Chicago media.

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Details on the new Notre Dame football coaching staff


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The Notre Dame football program has made some major changes to its coaching staff. Brian Kelly finalized his new staff this offseason ahead of spring football. ND did a media opportunity this week. Here’s what the staff looks like with each Notre Dame football coach and his new title.

Where appropriate a notable quotable too. *indicates coaches that are new to the program

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Tottenham transfer rumors: Harry Kane, James McCarthy, Brad Friedel


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Here are the latest Tottenham Hotspur transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from White Hart Lane.

Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window! We start with the lovable loquacious reserve goalkeeper.

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Man united news: Van Gaal, Falcao, Champions League odds, race


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with a potential buyer for Radamel Falcao:

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Man United transfer rumors: McCarthy, Beckham, Danilo, Niguez, Pedro


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Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window! We start with updates on a couple of one-name sensations:

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Man United transfer rumors: Paulo Dybala, Thomas Kucz, Radamel Falcao


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Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window! We start with Paulo Dybala.

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2015 NFL Mock Draft 3-4-15


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Welcome to another update of our 2015 NFL mock draft. We have feature stories on most of these prospects, so click on on the name where highlighted for more details and information on that specific player. With the Scouting Combine over, we have made some big changes in our 2015 NFL mock draft.

Please check out our 2015 NBA mock draft and our 2016 NBA mock draft.

And our 2016 NFL mock draft.

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Chelsea FC transfer rumors: Terry, Friedel, Icardi


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Here are the latest Chelsea transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless.

It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Stamford Bridge. We begin with the goalkeeper position, and for once we’re not talking about Thibaut Courtois in our Chelsea transfer rumors:

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Manchester United transfer rumors: Pedro, Depay, Beckham, Icardi


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Remember, in regards to the transfer rumors, not all of these will happen, so take them with a grain of salt.

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Predicted Man United starting XI vs Newcastle United (M.E.N.)


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It’s that time of the week again: another Man United Starting XI projection.  As always, feel free to post your own Man United starting XI in the comments section below. Speak your mind on the formations and Man United starting XIs that you’ve already seen online.

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