Even we hadn't told you that Bol Bol was Manute Bol's son, you might have been able to figure it out just by how much he physically resembles his father. The younger Bol was 6-foot-5 in seventh grade -- two years ago -- and while he might never reach his father's NBA-record 7-7 height, he's already got some game:
Now, obviously any adolescent over 6 feet is going to have an advantage over his shorter peers, but Bol's court awareness and passing game show a lot of promise. If he ends up developing those skills and starts approaching his father's height, he might start attracting major attention from colleges and the NBA alike.
The Kalamazoo Growlers have taken themed jerseys to a whole new -- personal -- level, collecting hundreds of selfies from fans to create the first selfie jersey:
What does one do when rocking a selfie jersey? Well, naturally ...
Up next: Emoji jerseys maybe? Cat meme alternates? Grumpy cat, your thoughts?
Tony La Russa in the Hall of Fame?
Three-time World Series champion manager Tony La Russa will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, albeit with some of the same criticisms and questions that surrounded the Hall of Fame campaign of his most prodigious player, Mark McGwire.
There is no debating that La Russa perfected the art of managing in leading three different teams to World Series titles (the A's in 1989, Cardinals in 2006 and 2011) while racking up 2,728 wins, the third-most all time. But 43 percent of those wins came via the likely chemically induced home run output of McGwire -- the same McGwire who has been denied entry into the Hall of Fame by voters who believe his accomplishments are tainted.
La Russa has said he believes steroid-tainted players should be in the Hall of Fame, but with an asterisk, and that managers should perhaps have the same fate. Do you agree?
Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love?
The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed Andrew Wiggins on Thursday, meaning he cannot be traded for 30 days. This gives the Minnesota Timberwolves at least that much time to decide whether to send star Kevin Love to Ohio (reportedly in a deal for the 2014 No. 1 overall pick, 2013 No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett and a future first-rounder). The Chicago Bulls also seem to have gotten into the mix (with Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic as part of their offer), and the Golden State Warriors (provided they trade Klay Thompson) long have been rumored. What will happen?
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Marshawn Lynch to hold out
Months after helping the Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl, running back Marshawn Lynch said he will not participate in training camp. Instead he will hold out for a contract with more money up front, which could be a major blow for Seattle -- if you believe training camp to be important for a 28-year-old Pro Bowler.