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Charles Barkley never won an NBA championship. Here's what left him empty-handed. SB Nation
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Why didn't Charles Barkley win an NBA championship? The simple answers -- "MJ" and "Hakeem" -- don't do justice to the depth of a career spent falling short of ...
How the Lakers fell from contention to ruin during Kobe Bryant’s final seasons SB Nation
2 months back
As far as basketball goes, Kobe Bryant had what he needed by 2010. Without Shaq sharing his spotlight, Bryant won consecutive NBA championships, proving ...
The greatest Premier League finish ever deserves a deep rewind | 2012 Manchester City vs. QPR SB Nation
1 years back
Manchester City and Manchester United have two very, very different histories, but in 2012, City was on the verge of edging out their local rival for the Premier ...
How the Thunder failed to win a title after drafting three MVPs in a row SB Nation
2 months back
The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden on the same team under the age of 24. They made a run to the 2012 NBA ...
Kobe and Shaq's super-hyped Christmas Day battle gets a deep rewind | 2004 Lakers vs. Heat SB Nation
10 months back
The NBA's Christmas Day tradition has given us plenty of great, down to the wire battles. But the 2004 Heat-Lakers Christmas game had even more drama than ...
The Super Bowl performance Kerry Collins put up against the Ravens was a masterpiece of ineptitude SB Nation
10 months back
Many players have failed to live up to expectations in the Super Bowl, but when the Giants sent Kerry Collins out against the Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV, they ...
A disgraced ref, the FBI, and the Kings-Lakers 2002 Western Conference Finals conspiracy theory SB Nation
1 years back
When the Kings lost Game 6 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals to the Lakers, Sacramento fans and a lot of the national media immediately thought ...
Vince Carter’s iconic Dunk Contest deserves a deep rewind | 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest SB Nation
8 months back
You may know about Vince Carter's incredible performance at the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but do you know how crucial that night was to the future of a ...
MLB has its own problematic catch rule | Weird Rules SB Nation
1 years back
Very early baseball didn't have gloves at all, which probably sucked and hurt a lot. But we're not here to talk about gloves*. We're here to talk about all the other ...
A ref intentionally scored a goal and it counted | Weird Rules SB Nation
2 years back
Refs are taught to avoid interfering with the game. Sometimes though, that's just way too boring, and one soccer ref decided to finally do something about it.
Brett Favre's final shot at glory deserves a deep rewind | Saints Vikings 2009 NFC Championship SB Nation
1 years back
In 2009, after unretiring from the NFL once again, Brett Favre joined the Minnesota Vikings. He led the them on a deep playoff run and with only seconds left on ...
LeBron James and DeShawn Stevenson's 5 year beef involved Destiny's Child, Jay-Z, and Soulja Boy SB Nation
2 years back
In the mid-2000s, NBA role player DeShawn Stevenson started beef with The King himself. What started as a personal rivalry spiraled into a circus that included ...
The pitcher Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa couldn’t homer off in 1998 | Dorktown SB Nation
1 years back
2018 means that the incredible 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa (and Ken Griffey Jr., until the calendar started getting into ...
Michael Jordan's "The Shot" demands a deep rewind | Bulls-Cavaliers 1989 NBA Playoffs SB Nation
12 months back
You've probably seen a photo or short clip of Michael Jordan's famous shot over Craig Ehlo that sent the Cavaliers packing in the first round of the 1989 NBA ...
Shaq broke so many baskets that the NBA had to change their rules | Weird Rules SB Nation
1 years back
The NBA had had enough. Shaq broke enough of their baskets, shattered backboards, snapped supports, that they changed their rules and made it so any ...
Antonio Brown's beef with Ben Roethlisberger was heated, sudden, and so avoidable SB Nation
6 months back
For more Pennsylvania-based quarterback-wide receiver beef, check out the episode starring Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens ...
Getting plunked by a baseball is a noble and painful art | Dorktown SB Nation
6 days back
Most batters do all they can to avoid an inside pitch. But Brandon Guyer, the god of the hit-by-pitch, has used it as a weapon. If you missed the last episode of ...
We destroyed the NBA's future with a video game | Fumble Dimension Episode 1 SB Nation
1 months back
What happens when you give NBA 2K the worst draft class possible year... after year... after year? This show is a journey into a realm where sports are distorted ...
Tiki Barber beefed so much with the Giants that everyone forgot how great he was SB Nation
4 months back
Make sure you subscribe to SB Nation and don't forget to hit the bell so you never miss an episode of Beef History. If you actually want to relive the Super Bowl ...
LeBron James attracts many pests, but Joakim Noah might be the best player to ever beef with him SB Nation
2 weeks back
The Chicago Bulls were really good for a little while there. With Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, and Luol Deng leading the way, the Bulls had some elite seasons ...
The Worst Olympic Race | 1500 meters, 4 disqualified athletes, and only one medal awarded SB Nation
2 years back
The 2012 London Olympics saw an event so dirty that all that remains is a bronze medal. The gold, silver, and many others have been stripped away in multiple ...
The infamous "Malice at the Palace" fight needs a deep rewind | 2004 Pacers-Pistons SB Nation
10 months back
You probably remember plenty about the Malice at the Palace - Ron Artest charging into the stands, Ben Wallace and his brother getting involved, and Jermaine ...
The Butt Fumble, Mark Sanchez's greatest legacy, deserves a deep rewind | Jets - Patriots 2012 SB Nation
1 years back
We all remember where we were when we first saw the butt fumble. With his NFL career already gaining heavy downward momentum, Mark Sanchez put a big ...
The worst quarterbacked game was a cursed display of spectacular ineptitude SB Nation
9 months back
There have been tons of football games where quarterbacks look like they have never thrown a ball in their life, but when Mark Sanchez and Ryan Lindley ...
Michael Jordan's life-saving dunk from Space Jam gets a deep rewind SB Nation
7 months back
Everyone remembers Michael Jordan's arm-stretching dunk from the end of Space Jam. How could you not? It was the most important play of his career, since it ...
How the Chicago Bulls self-destructed after Michael Jordan and Phil Jackson left | Collapse SB Nation
6 months back
When the game's best player and best coach leave you in the same offseason, the only way to go is down. Fast. In 1998, the Chicago Bulls won yet another ...
J.R. Smith's NBA Finals blunder deserves a deep rewind | Warriors vs Cavaliers 2018 SB Nation
5 months back
The Cavaliers and Warriors battled in the NBA Finals four consecutive years. LeBron James versus Steph Curry and the Warriors just became an expected ...
Kickoffs are stupid and bad | Chart Party SB Nation
2 years back
The NFL kickoff is the stupidest play in sports. It's boring, bad, dangerous, and pointless, and we've got to get rid of it. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/Nbabae Check out ...
The Browns live in Hell | Chart Party SB Nation
2 years back
In the season finale of Chart Party, we finally visit the Browns, who are doomed to toil in football agony until the end of time. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/Nbabae ...
David Beckham’s last-second free kick against Greece deserves a deep rewind SB Nation
6 months back
It's October 6th, 2001. We're at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Greece leads the Three Lions two-to-one in the 93rd minute, and has the opportunity to ...
How the Dallas Cowboys dynasty lived and died at the hands of Jerry Jones SB Nation
3 months back
The Dallas Cowboys won three Super Bowls in four years. It was a success that defined Jerry Jones, Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, Emmitt Smith, and many others.
Boise State’s legendary Statue of Liberty play vs. Oklahoma needs a deep rewind | 2007 Fiesta Bowl SB Nation
1 years back
In the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, Boise State and Oklahoma played the greatest college football bowl game ever (as voted by SB Nation's readers). Each team had ...
Derek Fisher's 0.4-second playoff buzzer-beater deserves a deep rewind | 2004 Lakers-Spurs Game 5 SB Nation
1 years back
Game 5 between the Lakers and Spurs in the 2004 Playoffs was...kind of weird. Big moments came from unexpected sources, while the usual heroes weren't ...
How the Pistons went from the brink of a dynasty to over 10 years without a playoff win | Collapse SB Nation
5 months back
The Detroit Pistons and their president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars, had constructed a magnificent roster that went out every night and performed a ...
Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverley's beef includes knee injuries, Jay-Z quotes, and baby cradles SB Nation
10 months back
Russell Westbrook vs. Patrick Beverley is a pretty straightforward beef. Westbrook arrived in the NBA as a touted lottery pick. Beverley was a stashed ...
How the Raiders' obsession with success led to prolonged failure SB Nation
4 weeks back
Al Davis had a fairly simple mantra: just win baby. The Oakland Raiders did a lot of that from 2000-2002, culminating in a trip to the Super Bowl to face their ...
Allen Iverson stepping over Tyronn Lue in the NBA Finals requires a deep rewind | 2001 76ers-Lakers SB Nation
7 months back
The 2001 Philadelphia 76ers were doomed. They were a very good team with league MVP Allen Iverson as their leader, but their Finals opponent, the Los ...
Santonio Holmes' game-winning Super Bowl catch deserves a deep rewind | Steelers vs. Cardinals SB Nation
9 months back
Super Bowl 43 is one of the greatest games in NFL history. The Steelers and Cardinals gave us a roller coaster of emotions which ended with a Santonio ...
How the NY Giants won two Super Bowls, then became a total mess | Collapse SB Nation
7 months back
When the NY Giants beat the Patriots for their second Super Bowl in five years, it felt like they were in a position to win in any situation. They weren't the best, but ...
Kevin Garnett was Joakim Noah's idol ... until they had beef | Beef History SB Nation
1 years back
Joakim Noah modeled much of his game after Kevin Garnett, one of his basketball idols growing up. Garnett did things bigs weren't normally doing and played ...
Shaq and Olajuwon’s Game 1 battle in the 1995 NBA Finals deserves a deep rewind SB Nation
8 months back
The 1995 Finals had a ton of star power - a very young Shaq and Penny for the top seeded Orlando Magic, Hakeem and Drexler having a mini Phi Slama Jama ...
Gordon Hayward’s half-court attempt for the National Championship deserves a deep rewind SB Nation
7 months back
Duke is leading Butler by two in the closing seconds of the National Championship. The Bulldogs have no timeouts but they still have one final chance at ...
USA Basketball's shocking finish vs. Yugoslavia needs a deep rewind | 2002 FIBA World Championship SB Nation
2 months back
After nearly all the stars dropped out, USA Basketball sent an awkwardly constructed, ill-prepared team to the 2002 FIBA World Championship. This is the story ...
Tua Tagovailoa's overtime heroics in the 2018 National Championship deserve a deep rewind SB Nation
2 months back
It's January 8, 2018. Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The College Football National Championship game is in overtime and the hometown Georgia ...
Dirk Nowitzki’s worst playoff game spoiled his MVP season and had people questioning his legacy SB Nation
2 months back
Today, Dirk Nowitzki's legacy is untouchable. He's an MVP, a champion, a Finals MVP, and one of the greatest players in the history of Dallas Mavericks, the ...
The NBA decided the 1980s with a coin flip | If Then SB Nation
1 years back
In 1979, the Lakers drafted Magic Johnson first overall, but it was far from that easy. The Bulls had a chance at him, he could've returned to college, the Celtics ...
The 2003 Fiesta Bowl’s climactic moment deserves a deep rewind | Ohio State vs Miami SB Nation
10 months back
It's January 3rd, 2003. We're at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The number-one Miami Hurricanes are looking to keep their hopes alive against ...
One of the all-time greatest NFL teams didn't even make the playoffs | Dorktown SB Nation
2 months back
Even the greatest teams are only a handful of disastrous plays away from missing the playoffs entirely. We'll prove it. In fact, the 2010 San Diego Chargers ...