Detroit Pistons Embracing True Spirit of Thanksgiving on Monday

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The Detroit Pistons aren’t winning a whole lot on the court this season, as they’re just 4-8 so far, but they are most certainly doing the right thing off of it. We’re just under two weeks until Thanksgiving, quite possibly the most underrated holiday of the year, and on Monday the Pistons will be hosting an event that truly embraces the spirit of the holiday.

It’s not an event that’s open to the general public, but it is an opportunity for Detroit Pistons players and coaches to host 400 pre-registered families at the new Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center. Players, coaches, staff, and volunteers will hand out turkeys, non-perishable food items, hot meals and toiletries for the attendees.

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John Calipari Pupils Have Earned Over $2.2 Billion in the NBA

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John Calipari has succeeded, at an extremely high level, in the National Basketball Association. What an odd sentence to describe a coach whose record in the NBA was an only 72-112, right? Well, it’s not what Calipari did while leading the New Jersey Nets (1996-1999) or his stint as a Philadelphia 76ers assistant (2000) that matters in this context.

It’s the fact that Calipari-coached players have been signed to more than $2.2 billion in NBA contracts. That’s billion with a B and $1.9 billion of that came from the University of Kentucky alone. That’s more than the GDP of the nation of Belize. In fact, Kentucky led the nation with 29 former players present on NBA opening day rosters.

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L.A. Lakers Have NBA Title Potential, but Too Many Questions to be Favorites

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Like Randy Newman, the NBA title handicappers love L.A. The top two favorites to win it all in the National Basketball Association this season both reside in Los Angeles and they squared off in the season opener.

The L.A. Clippers, who have the most favorable title odds of anyone in the league, beat the L.A. Lakers 112-102 Tuesday night, on the strength of their fourth quarter defense, which held the Lakers to just 17 points in the final 12 minutes. The Lakers have the second most favorable NBA title odds with the Milwaukee Bucks coming in third.

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The World’s Most Popular Sports by Various Metrics

A lot of fans of the world sports are constantly trying to monitor what is happening in the major championships, cups and other events related to their favorite teams or individual athletes. Football confidently holds the leading position in terms of popularity based on all today matches results — the game of millions fascinates the viewers with its high level of entertainment and an abundance of exciting moments.

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Athletes Who Destroyed Their Careers Because of Gambling

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A lot of people out there enjoy a night or two of gambling and playing at casinos, and in most cases, the excitement and thrill that come with it do not result in a massive strain on the person’s finances. However, some people have let gambling affect them in ways that have scarred their finances and relationships for life.

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CPS Legend Juwan Howard on Recruiting Chicago, Fab 5 Awareness in Millenials

Today was 2019 Big Ten Media Day for basketball, yes, really, basketball, and yes that it’s not you, it really is that much earlier than usual this year. The league has two new coaches, both of which have strong connections to the city where the league is headquartered and the event is traditionally held- Chicago.

The Michigan Wolverines’ new head coach is Juwan Howard, a graduate of Chicago Vocational High School, and former star in the Chicago Public League. Nebrasketball has a new mentor in Fred Hoiberg, whose last gig was coaching the city’s excuse for a NBA franchise, the Chicago Bulls.

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Christian Pulisic Welcomes Pelicans Josh Hart to Chelsea Home Opener

Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic welcomed New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Josh Hart to Stamford Bridge today for the Blues home opener against Leicester City. Hart is a Chelsea super supporter who played college basketball at Villanova, which is not far from Pulisic’s home town of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Hart, a two time All-American in college, helped lead Villanova to a national title in 2016. However, he certainly has not been a “star” (as the tweet below indicates) in the NBA thus far. The former Los Angeles Laker, traded to New Orleans as part of the Anthony Davis trade, is actually more a “role player.”

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Big Ten Scoring Champ Carsen Edwards: NBA Draft Stock Update

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(Editor’s note: this Carsen Edwards NBA Draft stock article from the end of the regular season is now being re-posted with the NBA Draft tomorrow night)

It won’t be official until tomorrow, but Purdue junior combo guard Carsen Edwards (23.4 points per game entering the regular season finale) will win the Big Ten scoring title. It will make him the third Boilermaker in the last nine years to lead the Big Ten in scoring (JaJuan Johnson in 2011 (20.7) and Caleb Swanigan in 2017 (18.9).

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The Latest Sporting Events You Should Be Betting On

Are you the type of individual who absolutely loves taking a risk? If you’ve answered yes to this question, there is a really good chance that you love betting on sports. After all, this can give you a big adrenaline thrill. The only problem is that there is a risk involved. Nevertheless, you’re having a good time and there is a real possibility that you’re going to be making money in the future. So, which sports should you think about betting on in the near future? Within this guide, you’ll learn about the latest sporting events that you should be betting on.

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Addison Russell or GarPax: Who Would You Send Packing First?

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It’s a really tough question, and essentially it all boils down to a contest of what can arguably be classified as corporate crime/white collar crime versus allegedly criminally violent and utterly immoral acts. Chicago sports fans, who would jettison first- Chicago Cubs middle infielder Addison Russell or Chicago Bulls front office men, V.P. John Paxson and G.M. Gar Forman.

And you can vote below on Twitter, up until 8pm tonight. As of now, the voting is tightly contested, and it’s way too close to call who will be the “winner” (i.e. loser) when the polls closes.

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John Beilein to Cleveland, Michigan May Need to Elevate Assistant Coach

Shocking news broke early Monday morning- Michigan Wolverines basketball coach John Beilein is leaving the program to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. According to various reports, with Adrian Wojnarowski being the first, Beilein will sign a year deal with the Cavaliers.

This obviously leaves Michigan in a very tough spot, having to a find a new head coach this late in the cycle. They could do an outside coaching search, but it would have to be very quick and extremely aggressive. More likely, the Wolverines will have to go the internal route.

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NBA Finals Challenger to Golden State could be the Milwaukee Bucks

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It’s a long and winding road to the NBA Finals as the NBA playoffs began on April 12th, but the final series doesn’t commence until May 30th. Yes, the NBA postseason is indeed a two month marathon, not a sprint and in the end, it’s all about answering this question- who will end up facing the Golden State Warriors?

And can anyone even provide a challenge to Golden State in the final round? Let’s take a look at who you might see taking on the super team of all super teams from the Bay Area in the season finale.

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