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Is Stephen Curry Prepared to Take NBA Spotlight Away from LeBron James?

Let's face it: It's hard not to like Stephen Curry. Go down the list of qualities an NBA star needs to connect with an audience of any ilk and he checks off every box. Jaw-dropping skills mixed with an air of sometimes-I-shock-myself humility, check. Show More Summary

Contender or Pretender: Which Teams Have Legit Shot at National Championship?

The tournament draws ever closer, and many of the top teams continue to separate themselves from the pack, but there are still some teams that have us fooled. Stephen Nelson sits down with Bleacher Report College Basketball Lead Writer...Show More Summary

Steven King on Writing: Throw Out Your Thesaurus

The super-prolific Stephen King has doled out lots of advice for budding writers, including the recommendation to cut down your text. Here's another: "Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word." Read more...

The Overlooked Kansas Sharpshooter That Could Lead Jayhawks on Final Four Run

The Kansas Jayhawks are used to deep runs in the NCAA tournament, and Bill Self has another talented team that will surely compete for a title. Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson sits down with C.J. Moore, Bleacher Report's college basketball...Show More Summary

Should Fans Be Prohibited from Storming the Court After Upset Wins?

The court-storming debate continues. After Kansas State's upset win over Kansas on Monday night, fans stormed the court and many opposing players and coaches felt unsafe. Stephen Nelson sits down with Bleacher Report College Basketball...Show More Summary

Karl-Anthony Towns' Inside-out Game Perfect for 76ers, Knicks, Timberwolves

The Kentucky Wildcats have dominated college basketball this season, and they have owned the paint thanks to big men like freshman Karl-Anthony Towns. Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman sits down with Stephen Nelson to outline Towns' strengths and weaknesses as a player and projects where he could be playing next season. Read more College Basketball news on

Florida Man Dies Doing What He Loved: Fighting Batman

Sure, when it's your time to split you could die of a heart attack or stroke like everyone else—or you could go down swinging with a little chin music from the World's Greatest Detective, like Stephen Merrill did earlier this month. Read more...

NBA Trade Deadline 2015: Winners and Losers from Around the League

The NBA trade deadline has officially passed, and a bevy of deals went down in the final minutes before the deadline. Who were the winners and losers at the deadline? Find out who went where as Stephen Nelson is joined by Bleacher Report's...Show More Summary

Which Teams Are Set to Stun College Football in the 2016 Recruiting Cycle?

This past season's national signing day was full of surprises. Now, we turn our attention to the 2016 cycle of college football recruiting, which will be just as entertaining. Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson sits down with 247Sports...Show More Summary

Bubble Watch: Last Four In, First Four out for the NCAA Tournament

As March draws near, many teams' bubbles begin to pop. While some teams are making their claim for higher seeds, other teams are looking to hang on to tournament hopes. Bleacher Report's Stephen Nelson sits down with Huffington PostShow More Summary

Linear Tech: UBS Says Sell as Chips Reach a Cyclical Peak

Shares of chip maker Linear Technology (LLTC) are down 85 cents, or 1.7%, at $47.90, after UBS’s Stephen Chin cut his rating on the shares to Sell from Neutral while maintaining a $42 price target, writing that the company is “one of the best run companies in semis with industry leading gross and operating margins,” [...]

Ohio State Buckeyes 2016 Dream Recruiting Class

The Ohio State Buckeyes won the CFP National Championship last season, but they are not going to stop there. They are already reloading with the start of a stellar 2016 recruiting class. Stephen Nelson sits down with Bleacher Report's Lead Ohio State Writer Ben Axelrod to discuss Ohio State's dream 2016 recruiting class. Show More Summary

Channing Tatum To Present At GLAAD Media Awards: ‘Glee,’ ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ ‘Modern Family’ LGBT Nominees [Video]

Each year, the GLAAD Media Awards honors an openly LGBT media expert who has sought to promote equality. This year, Channing Tatum will present his White House Down director Roland Emmerich with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary

Alabama Crimson Tide 2016 Dream Recruiting Class

Alabama looks to win a sixth recruiting national championship this upcoming season. The Crimson Tide have no problem putting together top classes, and 2016 will be no different. Stephen Nelson sits down with Bleacher Report Lead Alabama...Show More Summary

Do Atheists Need a Wake-Up Call After the Chapel Hill Shootings?

On February 10, Deah Shaddy Barakat, Yusor Mohammad, and Razan Mohammad (below) were gunned down by Craig Stephen Hicks; the three victims were Muslim, and their murderer was an atheist. When news of the shooting broke, the link between the shooter's anti-theism and the victims' faith was what seemed to dominate the narrative. Show More Summary

Dirk Nowitzki Throws Down Dunk off Lob in All-Star Game, Celebrates

At this point in his career, the 36-year-old Dirk Nowitzki isn't afraid to celebrate when he throws down a dunk. Late in the second quarter of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, the 7'0" Nowitzki went up to get a Stephen Curry lob and finished off the alley-oop. Show More Summary

James Harden Throws Down Lob From Stephen Curry (VIDEO)

From one leading MVP candidate to another, Stephen Curry flipped up a alley-oop to a cutting James Harden for a thunderous left-handed jam. The post James Harden Throws Down Lob From Stephen Curry (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonlin...

NBA All-Star Saturday: 5 things we learned about Zach LaVine's win and more

Zach LaVine was the real champion from All-Star Saturday, but Stephen Curry also earned a big win. All-Star Saturday has been through some stuff in recent years. It's been dragged down by weird formats, boring execution and players who really had no business being there in the first place. Show More Summary

Way-Too-Early Preview of Ohio State Buckeyes' 2016 Recruiting Class

Ohio State ended the 2014-2015 season atop the college football world. The Buckeyes aren't resting just yet, as they have already hit the ground running early with a promising 2016 recruiting class. Stephen Nelson sits down with Bleacher...Show More Summary

Ex-Wife: N.C. Shooter Obsessed with 'Falling Down'

The North Carolina man charged with murdering three of his Muslim neighbors was obsessed with the movie Falling Down, his ex-wife told AP. Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, is accused of shooting Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21; and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, on Tuesday evening. Show More Summary

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