Baxter Holmes’ feature on the NBA’s obsession with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches is a gift that keeps on giving. The story revealed the entire league is addicted to PB&Js, and that players and coaches will literally go to war to ensure they’re available as a pre- or postgame snack.
But in 2013, Dwight Howard was dealing with an addiction of his own.
Womens Christine Michael Sr Jersey Holmes takes us back to Howard’s tumultuous tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers, where their nutritionist, Dr. Cate Shanahan, discovered Howard had been eating 24 chocolate bars’ worth of sugar every day — for more than a decade.
Howard’s insatiable sweet tooth was sustained by a candy-coated diet most 8-year-olds could only dream of having:
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Directly in their path: an Oregon Ducks team that needed a game-winning three from Tyler Dorsey to survive Rhode Island’s upset bid in the second round. In fact, Dorsey put on an exemplary shooting performance, going 9-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from deep for a game-high 27 points. Dillon Brooks, Pac-12 Player of the Year, added 19 points as the only other Oregon player to finish in double digits. To stop the Wolverines, the Ducks will need an effort more like their 93-77 opening-round win against Iona.