Russell Westbrook: Mental toughness is needed for Thunder to take next step

Even though the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in the Western Conference Finals, they earned plenty of respect around the league. While most of the focus will turn to what forward Kevin Durant will do in free agency, point guard Russell Westbrook is already looking toward next season.

Big 12 will bring back their conference championship game in 2017

For the past two seasons, many felt the Big 12 conference doesn’t get enough credit when it comes to the College Football Playoffs due to not having a championship game. Even though Oklahoma made it last year, many questioned if they belonged.

Bill Self on NBA interest: I have unfinished business here at Kansas

Every year at the end of the NBA regular season, you always hear many current and former head coaches names linked to multiple job openings. Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self saw his name linked to a few jobs, but doesn’t understand why.

Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly upset with Warriors for raising ticket prices for NBA Finals

Going into Game 1 of the NBA Finals, there were plenty of storylines about the rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Many wondered how the Cavaliers would fared with everyone healthy this time around.

Justin Gilbert on 2016 season: Feels good to have a fresh start

One of the first thing Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson made clear to his team is that everyone would have a fresh start. Ever since hearing that, defensive back Justin Gilbert has had a new outlook on what he can do with the Browns.

Philadelphia 76ers reportedly considering taking Kentucky’s Jamal Murray with the No. 1 pick

As the NBA Draft is coming up in a few weeks, many believe the Philadelphia 76ers will choose between Duke’s Brandon Ingram and LSU’s Ben Simmons. With the Sixers already in trade talks with the Atlanta Hawks for Nerlens Noel, many believe that Simmons will be the choice later on this month.

Reshad Jones reportedly considering sitting out entire 2016 season

A few months back, Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones made it know that he wanted a new contract. Jones also made it know that he planned to sit out until he received a new contract.

Tyronn Lue to LeBron James: I need you to pick up the pace

There are plenty of people questioning the Cleveland Cavaliers mindset after getting blown out by the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Too many times throughout the game, Cavs players were standing around hoping LeBron James will create a scoring opportunity for them.

Thomas Davis: We have to dig deeper this year and make sure we don’t come out complacent

The Carolina Panthers are starting to prepare themselves to try to repeat as NFC champions but have a different outcome in the Super Bowl. A lot has happen with the Panthers during the offseason most noticeably, the departure of defensive back Josh Norman.

Randall Cobb says he is done being mic’d up at games

Many of you remember how the Green Bay Packers lost wide receiver Randall Cobb during their playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals. Cobb came down hard after going high for a pass, which lead to internal bleeding and a visit to the hospital.