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7 Pro Athletes With Ridiculously Strict Diets

To survive, a pro athlete's nutrition has to be on point. Players might've been able to eat junk in college and slide by on talent and skill, but ...

The 7 Craziest Performance Bonuses in Sports History

Most casual sports fan think contracts are fairly simple. A franchise agrees to pay a player a certain amount of money over a certain number of ye...

Is Ben Simmons Adding a 3-Point Shot to His Game?

For as good as Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons' inaugural year in the NBA was, a campaign that could very well end with Rookie of the Year h...

How to Pick the Right Basketball Shoe for You

Finding the right basketball shoe can make a big impact on your performance, believe it or not. I used to think a shoe was just a shoe, and that if yo...

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Jump Shot Leaves Much to Be Desired

Odell Beckham Jr. is a football player, and a very good one at that. That is a very fortunate thing, because if one day, God forbid, Beckham's foo...

9 Star Athletes Who Had to Walk On to Their College Teams

It'd be great to be a star recruit—getting wooed by legendary coaches, visiting beautiful campuses, fielding offers from dream schools–but that ...

Warriors Fan Gets Mean Mugged by Kevin Durant After Stealing His Towel

In no other sport do fans sit as close to the action as they do in the NBA. This can make for some lighthearted moments, like when LeBron James st...

Joel Embiid Is Dunking on Innocent Victims Again and Must Be Stopped

If you see Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid on a basketball court this summer, resist the temptation to join him. You might get a selfie, you...

Basketball Players Should Learn the 1-Foot Floater to Score More Often

Any basketball player who works with me, regardless of their level or position, spends time working on their floater. The reason is simple: There will...

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. Has Gone Full Vegan

A back injury robbed college hoops fans from getting to watch Michael Porter Jr. play meaningful basketball for the Missouri Tigers last season, b...

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