Month: September 2020

Marcus Peters’ incredible interception makes SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays

Peters’ incredible interception makes SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

On a day where several Ravens starred in Baltimore’s 33-16 victory over the Houston Texans, it was cornerback Marcus Peters who had the play of the day.

With Baltimore up 20-7 with just a few minutes before halftime, Deshaun Watson and the Texans were driving, hoping to trim the Ravens lead just before the intermission.

On first-and-10 from its own 48, Houston ran a play-action pass where Watson thought he had an open Brandin Cooks across the middle toward the left sideline. Watson fired a strike in Cooks’ direction, but never saw Peters, who came flying across the middle to intercept the pass.

Peters’ interception would not lead to any Baltimore points, but it did halt a Houston drive that perhaps could have changed the outcome of the game if the Texans had found the end

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The most bizarre stat lines in Washington Bullets/Wizards history

Most bizarre stat lines in Washington Bullets/Wizards history originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Being a Washington Wizards fan can have its ups and downs, let’s just be completely honest here. But being a Washington Bullets fan often was the same as well.

Friday night, SportsCenter’s Instagram took us all down memory lane of some of the most bizarre and ridiculous stat lines in NBA history and what would you know? Wizards/Bullets players littered all throughout.

Let’s see if you remember some of these bizarre nights for the home team.

Manute Bol – 1987

Now this was just insane. Against the Indiana Pacers back in 1987, Bullets center Manute Bol posted 10 points alongside a career-high 19 rebounds and career-high-tying 15 blocks for his only career triple-double. His performance also cemented him as the first player with multiple 15-block games in NBA history. Washington walked away victorious, 100-94.

Kenny Walker
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UFC’s White working on ‘fun stuff’ amid talk of McGregor comeback

UFC president Dana White said he is working on some “fun stuff” for Irish star Conor McGregor as he hinted at a possible comeback next year.

McGregor announced his decision to retire in June, having returned to the Octagon in January after a 15-month absence and knocked out Donald Cerrone at welterweight in just 40 seconds.

Former featherweight and lightweight champion McGregor had been planning to fight three times in 2020, however, the coronavirus pandemic scuppered that strategy.

White previously said no bout was planned for McGregor in 2021 but he told ESPN’s SportsCenter on Thursday: “We’re actually working on some fun stuff for Conor at the beginning of next year.

“He should be back next year. I’m not saying he’s coming back to fight, guaranteed, but we’re talking right now about some stuff.”

The 32-year-old McGregor boasts a 22-4 record, which includes wins over Eddie Alvarez, Nate Diaz and

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Jimmy Butler hits game-winner, Bam stuffs Tatum and Heat beats Celtics in Game 1 of ECF

Jimmy Butler did it again.

Bam Adebayo did it even better.

In the final seconds of overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Miami Heat’s two All-Stars lifted the Heat to a 117-114 win against the Boston Celtics. Butler put Miami ahead with an and-one with 12 seconds left, then Adebayo blocked Jayson Tatum on the other end to seal the Heat’s victory in Lake Buena Vista

With 12 seconds left and the Miami trailing by a point, Butler muscled his way to the rim from the top of the key against Tatum and finished through contact for an and-one to put the Heat ahead 115-114. After trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter, Miami — somehow — was ahead with the clock ticking away.

On the other end, Adebayo sealed the win. Tatum went back at Butler and beat him off the dribble. The All-Star

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