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Syracuse's Rick Jackson uses Portsmouth Invitational to impress NBA scouts |
"Whenever you do something good, you kinda catch your eye over there to see who’s looking and who’s writing things down,’’ Jackson said. "But all you can do is go out there and play your game. A lot of guys go to these types of events and try to do too much. It sort of hurts them. I’ve been told just do what I’ve been doing the whole year.’’

Prospect Profiles: Doug Hogue " Giants Gab
A nice athlete who has some real upside to his game from a mental aspect since he has only played linebacker for about two years. He has shown flashes and is worth a draft pick, but looks more like a backup/developmental starter to me who will need some time.

David Kahn's to-do list |
5. Say goodbye to point guard Jonny Flynn, who almost certainly will be traded before the Wolves play again.

Backyard Brawl intensity about to rise - Big East Blog - ESPN
Holgorsen -- who will take over as West Virginia head coach following this season -- and Graham have a brief but heated history. Holgorsen was the offensive coordinator at Houston in 2009 when his Cougars beat Graham's Tulsa team 46-45. Afterward, Holgorsen accused Graham of "cheating" by having his players fake injuries in the fourth quarter to slow Houston's offense. Each coach could be seen yelling at the other from across the sidelines during the game.

The Rise Of Tom Brady Through My Eyes :Pats Confidential
I remember first watching Tom Brady in 1998. I’m a big Syracuse fan, and Syracuse was playing Michigan, and Brady was the quarterback. Syracuse shockingly won that game, and Brady was replaced by then freshman phenom Drew Henson. There was nothing special that I saw in Brady in this game.

Vipers win, force Game 3 | hidalgo, rgv, vipers - RGV Capsules - Brownsville Herald
Onuaku finished with eight points and seven rebounds in 19 minutes overall. He had four points and five rebounds in the fourth quarter. He had a strong first half at Bakersfield on Friday. "As I’ve started getting more playing time, I’ve started to feel more comfortable and guys get to see how I play and what I like, so it’s all coming together," Onuaku said.

Kemba Walker recently read his first book - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
And in his travel pack is a copy of New York Times columnist William C. Rhoden's Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete, a book that Crump encouraged Walker to read as part of an independent study class on racism in sports. Before the Final Four, [academic counselor Felicia] Crump suggested that Rhoden's book would be the first that Walker had ever made it through cover-to-cover. After the win over Kentucky, Walker confirmed this. "That's true," he said. "You can write that. It is the first book I've ever read."

Rick Jackson highlights from the Portsmouth Invitational...