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There is a 99% chance that this photo above is not real and just some impressive photoshop work by a Spurs fan … NONETHELESS it’s a pretty good shot at the Miami Heat franchise. Let’s recap what happened last year shall we…. The Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat defeated the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs to win their second straight title. The Finals began with Game 1 on June 6, and ended with Game 7 on June 20th. More importantly THIS happened in Game 6: What are the biggestRead More
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Check out the clip from the B.S Report here: Skip to 45:48 and the discussion ends at 49:50. Summary: Bill Simmons loves Masai.   Legally obliged to mention the Raptors cause they’re fans will send us emails telling us we’re awful and how much we suck for not mentioning them. They’re bringing Lowry back and have some cap space.   Don’t think they’re a real contender but they could become the next Indiana with the right trade.   I don’t see what the next piece for them is gonnaRead More

Posted On May 29, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn cover, Event, Hockey, Sports

Ottawa Senators Summer Fan Fest 2014

Hosted By:  Organized by Sens fans for Sens fans. Come out and spend a Sunday afternoon (Aug 17th, 1:00-5:00) with your fellow fans at MacLaren’s On Elgin. Enjoy food and drinks while participating in panels, contests, and pool while at the same time raising money for The Sens Foundation. Tickets must be bought in advance and cost $25 each. Each ticket includes food, pool table rental costs, a raffle ticket as well as a donation to The Sens Foundation. Space is limited, so be sure to purchase yourRead More
Ticket Information Buy tickets on sale May 31st here! About the REDBLACKS The Ottawa RedBlacks (stylized by the Ottawa ownership group in all-caps as REDBLACKS)(French: Le Rouge et Noir d’Ottawa) are a professional football team based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, who play in the East Division of the Canadian Football League. The team planned to begin play in 2010, until cracks in the concrete structure in the south stands of Frank Clair Stadium led to the demolition of those stands; the league later set a date of 2013 for the team’sRead More
Calling it right now, if the Heat don’t win the championship this year – he goes back to the Cavs! Charles Barkley thinks LeBron James and Cleveland are ready for a reunion. VIA ESPN: Cleveland’s lotto luck leads us back to LeBron’s future yet again, writes Brian Windhorst. Story   In an interview Wednesday on ESPN’s “SVP & Russillo,” Barkley advocated a return to the Cavaliers for James and, in the process, took a shot at Miami Heat fans.   “I’ve always thought he was going to go back toRead More

Posted On May 20, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Sports

Mallory Edens Wins The 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

Many people guessed that Wes Edens or Marc Lasry or perhaps Giannis Antetokounmpo would sit behind the Bucks’ seat on stage on Tuesday, but this decision makes perfect sense. The lottery gods have been kind to the offspring of owners over the past few years (looking at you, Nick Gilbert), so let’s hope that Mallory can drum up some of that offspring magic in a less bowtie-y fashion (looking at you, Nick Gilbert).   Source: She went from 800 followers to 4,000 Twitter followers in less than 20 minutes. That’s the powerRead More

Posted On May 20, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Basketball, Sports

NBA Draft 2014 Lottery – Preview & Results

When: May 20th 2014, 8 p.m. Where: Broadcasted on ESPN/TSN, prior to the start of the Miami Heat-Indiana Pacers game What is the Draft Lottery? The NBA draft lottery is an annual event held by the National Basketball Association (NBA) in which the teams who had missed the playoffs in the previous season, or teams who hold the draft rights of another team that missed the playoffs in the previous season, participate in a lottery process to determine the draft order in the NBA draft. In the NBA draft, the teams obtainRead More

Posted On May 19, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Basketball, Sports, TV Shows

Andrew Wiggins Joins ESPN’s First Take

NBA Draft Prospect Andrew Wiggins joins the First Take Debate Desk to talk about living up to the hype, his 44-inch vertical, and the upcoming NBA Draft. High school career Wiggins dunking in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game Wiggins attended Vaughan Secondary School in Vaughan, Ontario for two years before transferring to Huntington Prep School in Huntington, West Virginia in 2011. Wiggins had been rated as the top prospect for 2014, but announced in October 2012 that he would officially reclassify into his original high school class of 2013,Read More

Posted On May 14, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn cover, Hockey, Sports

The Jason Spezza Discussion

I was planning on writing a full-fledged article about Jason Spezza and the possible trade scenarios the Ottawa Senators have this Summer until the Nilsen Report staff  had the classic “Jason Spezza Discussion” over Facebook last night. There always seems to be different rumours ever year regarding Spezza, to recap here is your Spring 2014 edition of stories circling the web. Nick Kypreos: Sources say the Senators are shopping Jason Spezza to Western conference teams. Bruce Garrioch: Unlike Phaneuf, the return for Jason Spezza would be similar to a deadline rental: a NHLRead More

Posted On May 13, 2014By Aaron NilsenIn Football, Sports

Ottawa REDBLACKS Trade Kevin Glenn to BC Lions

Breaking: The Ottawa REDBLACKS have traded QB Kevin Glenn to the BC Lions for their 5th spot 1st round pick in the 2014 CFL draft. Details to follow. Earlier it was reported Glenn wanted a trade. Kevin Glenn doesn’t want to continue his CFL career with the expansion Ottawa REDBLACKS.   The veteran quarterback says he’s asked the REDBLACKS to be traded. Ottawa selected Glenn, 34, on Dec. 15 in the first round of the CFL expansion draft after compiling a 20-8 record as a starter the last two yearsRead More