• Wizards clinch playoff spot for third time in four years
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    Wizards clinch playoff spot for third time in four years

    Months after overcoming a dreadful 2-8 start and weeks after a trade deadline overhaul for their bench, the Washington Wizards (44-28) have clinched a spot in the NBA Playoffs for the third time in four years and in the first season of head coach Scott Brooks' tenure. They punched their ticket on Friday night with a win over the Nets and losses for both the Pistons and Bulls. The Wizards are officially back in a place they feel they belong. This is the 28th time in franchise history that the Wizards will head to the postseason and this territory is nothing new for the current group led by star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal. But the expectations for this team may be higher now than they have

  • Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck: There will be an eCeltics’
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    Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck: There will be an eCeltics’

    Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com.The Boston Celtics may be the next NBA organization fielding a team for the league’s new 2K eLeague.On a Forbes

  • Eagles lineman to attend random fan's wedding
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    Eagles lineman to attend random fan's wedding

    Three weeks ago, even relatively devout 76ers fans could be forgiven for not recognizing the name Shawn Long. You might've recalled his pretty strong showing for the Sixers at Summer League last July, and if you were on the press mailing list for the Delaware 87ers -- lucky you -- you might have noticed him popping up in a lot of "LONG'S 22 HELPS SEVENS DOWN RED CLAWS" type headlines. But however D-League dominant-he was, it seemed unlikely he'd factor into a Sixers season where the team already had four young, high-upside centers on the roster.  Then of course of those four bigs, one of 'em got surgery, one of 'em got traded and one one of 'em got hurt (and/or maybe just stinks). So with 20