2018 Cincinnati Bengals: Why Jessie Bates has a knack for making plays

CLOSE Kurt Tippmann said he already knew how the story ended. He followed along to the eventual outcome earlier this week as Bengals’ safety Jessie Bates described his steps and body language in baiting Dolphins’ quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Sure, Tippmann had already watched the play: Bates’ second interception of the season sealed the Bengals 27-17 victory on Sunday.

Dennis Smith Jr. in shock by damage done to hometown by hurricane

BEVERLY HILLS, California – Dennis Smith Jr. was enjoying one of his last nights before the arrival of Dallas Mavericks training camp with friends at a hip Vietnamese restaurant when his mood suddenly changed. Smith’s cousin, Isaiah Whorley, showed him a cellphone video of a military vehicle submerged in Hurricane Florence floodwaters as it drove through a small town bordering their hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Dennis Smith Jr Is About to Take Flight 🛫

It’s crazy how often Dennis Smith Jr gets asked about hanging out with J. Cole and about playing with Dirk Nowitzki. Even after a season in the League and a couple of years in the spotlight before that, the journalists in this Las Vegas hotel suite just wanna hear him talk about other people.

The picks, the hits, the moments that defined Kam Chancellor’s career

Demaryius Thomas could only pretend to be OK. After the Denver Broncos wide receiver found himself on the wrong end of one of Kam Chancellor’s greatest hits — a tone-setting moment early in Super Bowl XLVIII — he popped up off the turf, trotted back toward the huddle and casually tossed the ball back to an official.

Kam Chancellor named 30 Under 30 2018: Sports

Winning on and off the field

Morning Tip Q&A: Dennis Smith Jr. | NBA.com

LeBron James, that imp, knew exactly the conflagration he would start, and lit the match anyway. After the Cleveland Cavaliers’ win in Dallas Saturday night, James tweaked Phil Jackson’s selection

Top NFL Agents And Agencies By Number Of Clients – August 2017

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NBA prospect Dennis Smith could eventually become a slam dunk champion

By: Bryan Kalbrosky | June 12, 2017 Dennis Smith Jr. may soon make a big name for himself in the 2017 NBA draft, especially if reports about his vertical leap are accurate. He is known as one of the more athletic point guard prospects in the draft and can make empathic dunks while on the court.

NBA prospect Dennis Smith could eventually become a slam dunk champion

By: Bryan Kalbrosky | June 12, 2017 Dennis Smith Jr. may soon make a big name for himself in the 2017 NBA draft, especially if reports about his vertical leap are accurate. He is known as one of the more athletic point guard prospects in the draft and can make empathic dunks while on the court.

James Bradberry, instead of Josh Norman, quietly makes Panthers better

Oct 11, 2018 David NewtonESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Panthers, NFL for 11 years More than 25 years experience covering NFL, college football and NASCAR Joined ESPN in 2006 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Midway through the third quarter on Sunday, faced with second-and-13 from the Carolina Panthers’ 18-yard line, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

Dallas Mavericks: Dennis Smith makes the first day of school unforgettable

The Dallas Mavericks continue a summer of hard work in the gym and giving back to the community off the court. Aug. 20 was no different as point guard Dennis Smith Jr. and Mavs CEO Cynthia Marshall went out to the Sidney Lanier Expressive Arts Vanguard school to promote fitness and make the children’s first day of the new year special.

Reliving Dennis Smith Jr.’s final two minutes against the Thunder

The Mavericks had one of their best wins of the season on New Year’s Eve as they beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-113. The fourth quarter was incredibly tight, with neither team able to build more than a five-point lead. But two things about last night’s win really stand out: 1.

Dennis Smith Jr. shines in Mavs’ win over Pistons with friend J. Cole in the crowd

Dennis Smith Jr. returned Wednesday night from a six-game absence. As if he wasn’t motivated enough, his buddy, favorite hip-hop artist and fellow Fayetteville, N.C., product J. Cole sat near midcourt, celebrating every Smith highlight play. Smith kept giving Cole reasons to cheer.

Maury High School retiring Kam Chancellor’s jersey

Published: NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Maury High School is retiring the jersey of alum Kam Chancellor on Thursday. Chancellor went Maury from 2002 to 2006, and excelled in both basketball and football. While played quarterback for the Commodores, Chancellor made a successful switch to defense at Virginia Tech.

Dennis Smith Jr. lived up to the hype in his Mavs debut

Expectations for Dennis Smith Jr. have been high ever since the Dallas Mavericks selected him with the No. 9 overall pick back in June. Those high expectations only grew with his impressive performances in the Las Vegas Summer League and the preseason. So when it finally came time for Smith Jr.

Seahawks Name Team Captains For 2017

Seahawks players voted on captains for the 2017 season this week, electing quarterback Russell Wilson on offense, strong safety Kam Chancellor and linebacker Bobby Wagner as co-captains on defense, and punter on special teams. Wilson was named captain for the fifth season in a row, while Ryan holds captaincy for his fourth straight year after serving as special teams co-captain last year with cornerback DeShawn Shead , who starts the year on the physically unable to perform list, keeping him out for at least the first six games.

NBA Draft scouting report: Dennis Smith Jr. could be All-Star steal for lottery team

Long known as one of the elite prospects in the 2016 high school recruiting class, Dennis Smith Jr. was something of an unknown quantity going into his freshman season at NC State. Just before his senior season, Smith tore his ACL at Adidas Nations in Southern California and was forced to miss the entire year.

Brown, Levrone turn heads during Virginia’s Pro Day

Former Virginia defensive tackle Andrew Brown’s ascension to the top of NFL Draft boards continued on Thursday morning as scouts from 30 teams converged on the George Welsh Indoor Practice Facility for the Cavaliers’ annual Pro Day. Brown – one of 10 players working out for pro scouts – improved on the 5.03-second 40-yard dash time he posted at the NFL combine.

Dennis Smith Jr. becomes youngest Maverick to record triple-double

NEW ORLEANS — Dennis Smith Jr. got his first triple double as an NBA player Friday night. “It’s the first of many,” coach Rick Carlisle said.

Dennis Smith Jr. Is All the Way Up

Dennis Smith Jr. sits in the second-floor lounge of a luxury apartment building in his new city of Dallas, minutes from his new home away from home, the Dallas Mavericks’ training facility. The bright midday Texas sun is filling the sky. “It’s hot as fish grease out here,” he says.

Mavs rookie Dennis Smith Jr. joins Currys on Under Armour team

The most marketable NBA players are typically guards. Players with the ball in their hands — explosive attackers with an endless flair to their game. As kids look up to and spend endless hours in front-yard hoops emulating their every move, brands are left constantly looking for the next great athletes who can translate into equally great endorsers.

Kam Chancellor and Eli Harold’s “Va’s UpNext Skills Camp” teaches life, finance, and football fundamentals

NORFOLK, Va. – Everything comes full-circle for Kam Chancellor and Eli Harold when they make a late July trip back home to Hampton Roads. You wouldn’t think that a Hokie and Cavalier would team up, but in the case of these two NFL players hailing from the 757, it’s a no-brainer.

Dennis Smith Jr. gives Mavs a powerful and explosive point guard

Dennis Smith Jr. is similar to Russell Westbrook or John Wall and that should be exciting for Dallas

‘Top 100 Players of 2017’: No. 34 Kam Chancellor

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NBA Scouts Break Down Summer-League Standout Dennis Smith Jr.

Dallas Mavericks Jonathan Wasserman Twitter Logo NBA Lead Writer A polarizing talent entering the draft, Dennis Smith Jr. has the NBA community buzzing during summer league. And it’s raising questions as to how he fell to the Dallas Mavericks at No. 9.

Kam Chancellor’s “Bam Bam Spring Jam” wraps up biggest weekend yet

NORFOLK (WAVY) – From a simple “get-together” at Poplar Hall Park, Kam Chancellor’s Memorial Day cookout grew, and eventually moved to Lakewood Park. As Chancellor’s NFL career grew, so did the crowds at his cookout, until it blossomed into what is now known as “Bam Bam’s Spring Jam” at Town Point Park.