Sibling rivalries never fade — at least not in the Crosby family, that is.
Yes, Sidney Crosby is not the only kid in his family to play hockey. His younger sister, Taylor, is a junior at St. Cloud State and was one of two reserve goalies for the Huskies last season.
You'd think that she would want to brag about her brother, especially since he's a two-time NHL MVP, winner of three Stanley Cups, a two-time Conn Smythe Trophy winner and a guy with six NHL All-Star appearances to boot.
Pretty solid burn.
Maybe "Older brother" will catch on as a chant the next time the Penguins come to the Wells Fargo Center.
One of my favorite Brett Brown quotes about Joel Embiid from a few years ago is that he's "Shaquille (O'Neal) with soccer feet."
We've seen Embiid show off those soccer skills he developed as a youngster in Cameroon long before he ever picked up a basketball.
But Embiid put together two of his favorite pastimes over the weekend for one amazing video: soccer and crashing a local pickup game.
Embiid has become rather infamous in the Philly area for crashing random people's pickup games at local playgrounds. So when he traveled to Africa recently to play in the NBA Africa Game and the locals there tend to play futbol, Embiid joined in their festive games.
Footage has appeared on the Internet of Embiid playing with some locals in his native Cameroon. It's as cool as you'd expect, except for this one move Jojo attempts to pull off ...
One of Embiid's trainers for the summer, Drew Hanlen, took time away from fixing Markelle Fultz's shot to play some footie with him at the neighborhood game and shared the footage to his Instagram.
Now, there is perhaps no person in professional sports I find more likeable than Joel Embiid. He's got a rare combination of elite skill and an incredible personality that makes him easy to root for in Philadelphia. All of that said, Jo, buddy, what in the world are you doing attempting a bicycle kick? Perhaps he's got elite soccer skill and he can attempt a bicycle kick with ease. But he can't defy gravity. That 7-foot-2 body has to come back down and land on earth. Please be safe while you're having fun out there. The city of Philly needs you.
Good effort though. Think he's playing too many soccer video games TBH.
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The Eagles are Super Bowl champions and other teams are fighting for their throne, literally.
The New York Jets and the Washington Redskins held a joint practice today and a melee broke out that spilled into the spectator areas where fans were watching practice.
Reporters were not allowed to record video during this time, but fans captured this surreal moment between two NFL teams.
Details at the time of writing were scarce, but it according to Michael Phillips of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Redskins offensive tackle Morgan Moses went down on a late hit from Jets CB Trumaine Johnson, which started a brawl that involved more than 30 players and spilled into an area where fans were watching practice.
Phillips also reports that two fans began fighting and had to be separated by police.
We’ll update this story once more details become available.
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