Dunking: “What is rarely addressed is whether or not dunking, as opposed to laying it up, can help your team, both in the standings and on the bottom line. Let’s address the win column first: are teams that dunk more likely to win?” Look away for a moment, coaches who preach fundamentals. The answer – after looking at NBA stats over the last two years – is yes. “Dunk totals also represent a general aggressiveness: a willingness to drive through the lane, pick up fouls, and to try for the offensive rebound, as well as athletic ability – all things that a good team should have.” [Harvard Sports Analysis]
Turns out, it can be a good idea to draft a kicker in the first round.
PM Roundup: Jennifer Lawrence Angers The Brits; Jeff Jarrett To The WWE Hall of Fame; U.S. Tops Canada In Curling
Jennifer Lawrence angers the Brits, Jeff Jarrett to the WWE Hall of Fame, Team U.S.A. tops Canada in curling and more.
Would have been better off remaining silent.
Elizabeth Swaney made it to the Olympics without ever doing an aerial trick, and made another scintillating run in the halfpipe.
Aaron Rodgers was at Daytona 500 with Danica Patrick.
Nate Diaz was caught on camera last night at a UFC event and nearly lit something up…