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Writer/Reporter for Sports Illustrated/@SINow, adjunct at @columbiajourn, former Knight-Wallace Fellow at Michigan, fan of Ann Arbor, Buffalo & New York City.

LeBron James' return, Spurs' defense among 70 reasons to watch 2014-15 NBA season — NBA The NBA season tips off Tuesday night and, after 128 days without meaningful hoops, it's about time. In honor of the league's 69th season, here's a look at 70 reasons to watch in 2014-15, in case Cleveland's new-look "Big Three" and San Antonio's title defense weren't enough for you.

Royals' lights-out bullpen join ranks of postseason's best-ever relief performances — The Royals' Big Three of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis, and Greg Holland did it again Wednesday night, contributing 3 2/3 scoreless innings of work to pick up the win in Game 2 of the World Series.

Roc Nation, Jay-Z sports agency looking to hire agents, buy their firms — More Sports Roc Nation Sports, the agency founded by rapper Jay-Z, is looking to hire agents and buy their agencies, Michael Yormark, the company's president, told the Sports Business Journal . Roc Nation is focusing on hiring experienced NFL, NBA and MLB agents, or acquiring their businesses, sources told SBJ.

Jalen Rose on NBA Countdown, Bill Simmons and the Fab Five — We are entering the part of the sports television season where you will be seeing a lot of Jalen Rose. The ESPN NBA analyst is now the longest tenured member (three years) of NBA Countdown, the ever-changing ABC's and ESPN NBA pregame studio show.

World Series Game 2 preview: Down 0-1 to Giants, Royals turn to Yordano Ventura — Start Time: 8:00 p.m. ET TV: FOX Series: Giants lead 1-0 Starting pitchers: Jake Peavy (1-0, 1.86 ERA) vs. Yordano Ventura (0-0, 4.85 ERA) ​ Status: The last team to lose Game 1 of the World Series and come back to win the championship was the 2002 Angels.

Michael McCann: Minor league players file wage lawsuit against Major League Baseball — Minor league baseball has long been cherished for inexpensive, family-friendly games. Part of the low price stems from remarkably low wages for minor league players, who are paid by major league clubs. Three former minor leaguers now contend that these wages are unlawfully low.

World Series Game 1 preview: Bumgarner leads Giants against Shields, Royals — Start Time: 8:00 p.m. ET TV: FOX Starting pitchers: Madison Bumgarner (2-1, 1.42 ERA) vs. James Shields (1-0, 5.63 ERA) ​ Status: Since 1987, only four teams have lost Game 1 and rallied to win the World Series (the 1992 Blue Jays, '96 and 2009 Yankees, and '02 Angels), and the Jays are the only team since 1982 to lose Game 1 on the road and come back to win the Series.

2014 World Series TV guide Fox coverage Royals Giants — The alphabet soup of where to find postseason baseball games has thankfully come to an end. All the World Series games will air on Fox, with the first pitch of Game 1 between the Giants and Royals coming at 8:07 p.m. on Tuesday. Below, we offer a television viewing guide to the World Series.

NBC Rebecca Lowe broadcaster Premier League life America — Whether discussing Arsenal or West Bromwich Albion, whether examining Chelsea's Eden Hazard or Manchester City's Edin Džeko, NBC Sports English Premier League host Rebecca Lowe has vaulted to the top of American sports television studio hosts thanks to her intellect and preparation on all things EPL.

Virginia high school football player dies after being hit during game — A high school football player in Virginia died Friday after he was hit during a game. Jamond Salley, a junior a Park View High School in South Hill, Va., was receiving medical attention when he lost consciousness and began to have seizures, according to WTVR. He was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead.
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Oct 24, 2014

This is pretty cool. Here's some of @sinow most notable NBA preview covers over the years:…

Oct 24, 2014

@Kirkland I'd disagree with that, actually. Very interesting on NFLN when given the forum.

Oct 24, 2014

A Q&A with @JalenRose on NBA Countdown/Simmons, his relationship with Michigan/C-Webb & much more.…

Oct 24, 2014

@csciria Look around the networks: How many minor-name coaches have big NFL broadcasting jobs? Very few.

Oct 24, 2014

Would love to see Don Mattingly's phone right now.....

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