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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a revolutionary idea for the NBA playoff format that would increase the stakes

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is hopeful the NBA will resume the 2019-20 season this summer.And he has a revolutionary idea that would increase stakes for playoff qualification.In a proposal Cuban has suggested to the league office, according to an ESPN report, the NBA would play five to seven regular-season games. Then the top 10 teams in each conference...

Zion Williamson may be key to league’s playoff seeding, return format

If the 2019-20 NBA season resumes in July at Walt Disney World, New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson could be a key to the league’s playoff seeding and return-to-play format, per Tom Haberstroh of NBC Sports.The NBA is reportedly considering a non-traditional first-round playoff series, with a group stage format being...

Zion Williamson may be key to league’s playoff seeding, return format | Sportal

If the 2019-20 NBA season resumes in July at Walt Disney World, New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson could be a key to the league’s playoff seeding and return-to-play format, per Tom Haberstroh of NBC Sports. The NBA is reportedly considering a non-traditional first-round playoff series, with a group stage format being...

Chicago Bears rookie OL Dieter Eiselen’s road to NFL goes through South Africa, Yale

Nobody on the Bears roster has traveled a more unique path to the NFL than Dieter Eiselen, an undrafted rookie offensive lineman from Yale. Growing up in South Africa, Eiselen was an acclaimed rugby player and Olympic weightlifter who wasn't very familiar with American football. "My knowledge of football was just from things that...

O-Zone Podcast: D.J. Hayden

JACKSONVILLE – D.J. Hayden's a guy who likes his work. Yes, that means playing football for the Jaguars – but just as much, it means playing his position for the Jaguars. Hayden is the Jaguars' nickel back. And he very definitely likes that. "I feel like you've got to have a football IQ," Hayden...

NBA playoff projections – Teams hurt, helped most by a new format

How might the atypical format for this year's NBA playoffs affect teams' championship odds if the season resumes this summer?While the NBA hasn't yet made any decisions on how the postseason might unfold, we do know one thing for certain: Traditional home-court advantage won't apply with the league in negotiations to play all games at Disney's ESPN Wide...

NFL’s Vincent on PI reviews: ‘We failed … I failed’ – National Football Post

NFL's Vincent on PI reviews: 'We failed ... I failed'  National Football Post Source link

Hey Larry, Call My Play! Twins Marissa and Mikaela perfect the Stephen Curry dribble drill… blindfolded!

Click to expand UP NEXT In this edition of "Hey Larry, Call My Play!" it's double trouble in Campbell, California.9-year-old twins Marissa and Mikaela show off their handles...They're doing Warriors star Stephen Curry's two-ball dribbling drill but with blindfolds on!Should we call them the Splash Sisters?RELATED: Hey Larry, Call My Play! 9-year-old Davion...

Eagle: Maybe Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are waiting to see what NBA does

Sometime this Friday, we will probably know what the format of an NBA return-to-play will look like. The Board of Governors will talk via conference call Friday and presumably vote on Adam Silver’s plan. Until then, expect speculation on whether the league will play a few regular season games (maybe even an exhibition game or...

5 most controversial NBA playoff endings ever, ranked

There have been plenty of memorable playoff matchups throughout the NBA’s existence mostly because of the grueling competitive basketball between two equally deserving clubs.But in some cases, the ending is mired with controversy. Here are some of the five notable ones.5. 1998 NBA FinalsFresh off the unparalleled success of ESPN and...

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