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Nike Documentary Takes Us Inside Kevin Durant's Workouts, Preparation and Life in the NBA

On July 4th, 2016 Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by joining the Golden State Warriors, who were coming off a historic 73-9 regular season a...

By: Kyle Scadlock

After a Devastating Injury, Xavier PG Edmond Sumner is Ready to Prove Himself in The NBA

When Xavier made their run to the Elite Eight during March Madness, they did so without one of their best players. Edmond Sumner—a redshirt sophomo...

By: Brandon Hall

How Creighton's Justin Patton Rose from Redshirt to NBA Draft Prospect in Just 1 Year

Redshirting as a freshman can be a discouraging experience. You're stuck on the sideline and have to watch your team play without you. For Justin ...

By: Andy Haley

It Took Just One Season for Wake Forest's John Collins to Go From an Unknown to a Potential NBA Superstar

Player Efficiency Rating—or PER—is a stat defined as "the overall rating of a player's per-minute statistical production." Essentially, PER aims t...

By: Brandon Hall

9 Signs You're a Great Sports Parent

Nine Signs You're the Perfect Sports Parent With obesity on the rise in this video game generation, how do we get kids interested in sport? We've all...

By: Caroline Hiensch

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Michael Porter Jr. Has Been Training For Position-Less Basketball His Entire Life

Michael Porter Jr. is a 6-foot-10 athletic freak who can play any position on the floor. The top 2018 NBA Draft prospect explains how he developed such a versatile game.

Why Christian McCaffrey is a Big Believer in Multi-Sport Athletes

Christian McCaffrey believes playing several different sports in high school made him the athletic beast he is today.

Tate Martell Recalls His Wild Recruiting Journey

Ohio State quarterback Tate Martell's wild recruiting journey began when he received his first D1 offer in seventh grade.

Every Quarterback Needs to Hear This Advice From Aaron Rodgers

The two-time NFL MVP has some important advice for quarterbacks.

2017 NBA Path to the Pros: Derrick Walton, Michigan G

Michigan guard Derrick Walton Jr., talks about his love of basketball, his devotion to the city of Detroit and the advantages that come with playing four years of college basketball as he preps for the NBA Draft.