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– Only somebody like Jeff Goodman  has the contacts needed in order to put together a comprehensive list of all the “secret” scrimmages taking place across the country – Only Wisconsin forward Mike Bruesewitz would sustain a major cut while diving for a loose ball in practice. The Badgers senior detailed his bizarre practice injury [more]

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Not a lot of news and notes on the docket today. But after all, it’s late July. – We will start with a somber note. On Tuesday, the world lost one of the all-time great comedians, Sherman Hemsley, at the age of 74. The man known as “George Jefferson” had arguably one of the best struts in the [more]

Blake Griffin’s knee injury gives Anthony Davis another shot on Team USA

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The injury bug has struck the Team USA frontcourt again, but it now, perhaps, gives former Kentucky star Anthony Davis a shot at Olympic gold. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin twisted his knee during a Team USA scrimmage and has been sent home for evaluation, forcing team officials [more]

Despite ankle injury, Anthony Davis will report to Team USA’s Olympic training camp

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When Anthony Davis went down with an ankle injury during a workout with his new team, the New Orleans Hornets, last week, it seemed like another blow to the possible depth of Team USA for the London Olympics. But, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!, Davis will report to Team USA training camp in Las [more]

Anthony Davis injured, out of Olympics contention

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Four days ago, Anthony Davis was selected with the first pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. With Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum and Chris Bosh missing the Olympics, many believed that meant that the newest New Orleans Hornet would have a very real shot at backing up Tyson Chandler as Team USA’s center in this summer’s [more]

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis officially added to pool for U.S. Olympic team, roster still to be cut

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After much speculation, it is now official: former Kentucky standout Anthony Davis will officially be part of the 18-man pool for the 2012 Olympic roster, Jerry Colangelo of USA Basketball announced Monday. The team recently received an extension from the USOC on when the 12-man basketball roster is to be finalized, now pushing the date [more]