Michael Jordan makes his first Forbes billionaire list

By Ryan Wong Newsflash: Michael Jordan is really rich. While the fact that Jordan is wealthy may not be surprising given his status as the most celebrated legend in NBA history, his prominence within Nike and his ownership stake in the Charlotte Hornets, MJ’s wealth has reportedly hit new highs. Jordan is one of 290 individuals who became billionaires within the past year,Â...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Young rips ESPN anchor over Iggy Azalea insult

By Steve DelVecchio As expected, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has come to the defense of his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, in the wake of an insult that ESPN’s Robert Flores tossed her way on Monday morning. For those who missed it, Flores said Iggy is “trying to kill hip-hop” during a lighthearted segment on SportsCenter. You can watch the video here. Young did not find...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sad LeBron literally looks in mirror after loss to Rockets

By Mike Cole LeBron James had a chance to win his team a game Sunday and couldn’t deliver, so he decided to do some soul-searching. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar saw his team lose in overtime to the Houston Rockets, thanks in large part to a pair of missed free throws in the final seconds from James. After the game, James decided he needed to take a look in the mirror. The...
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS 2015 season preview

By Jack King. The 20th season of Major League Soccer kicks off this Friday, with the Chicago Fire traveling to Los Angeles to play the defending champion LA Galaxy.  Starting their inaugural season with ten teams, the MLS now finds itself with twice as many teams nearly two decades ago, including newcomers New York City FC and Orlando City SC, with former MLS club Chivas USA calling...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos will franchise tag Demaryius Thomas

By Larry Brown The Denver Broncos are expected to use the franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas. According to Mike Klis of The Denver Post, the Broncos will use the nonexlusive franchise tag on Thomas on Monday. That means he will be free to negotiate a long-term contract with other NFL teams, though the Broncos would be given a chance to match any offer he received. And if another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Harden kicks LeBron in the groin

By Larry Brown James Harden went below the belt on LeBron James in the third quarter of Sunday’s Cavs-Rockets game and ended up being called for a flagrant foul as a result.  LeBron and James Jones successfully trapped Harden on a possession, leading LeBron and Harden to go to the ground in a fight for the ball. Frustrated, Harden kicked James in the nuts. Harden must have...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch on final SB play: 'I was expecting the ball'

By Rachel Wold Wait, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch addressed the media? Bypassing all of North America, Lynch spoke with a Turkish television network for about 30 minutes last week. Lynch, who is in Turkey along with fellow NFL players DeAngelo Williams and Gary Barnidge to promote a non-profit camp called American Football Without Barriers, addressed Ismail Senol...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers acquire Keith Yandle from Coyotes

By Nicholas Goss The New York Rangers made a surprise run to the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, and general manager Glen Sather has made a bold NHL trade deadline move to increase his team’s chances of going on a similar playoff run this season. New York has acquired Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle in a blockbuster trade involving several players and draft picks, per TSNâ€...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh tells Madonna he respects her toughness

By Andrew Holleran Jim Harbaugh’s Twitter account has gotten so lively the Michigan football coach is now tweeting at Madonna.  At the 2015 Brit Awards on Wednesday, the pop sensation tumbled down a small flight of stairs, but, injury be damned, she continued to perform.  Harbaugh apparently respects the Michigan native’s toughness. @Madonna From one Wolverine to another...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins to limit players' smartphone use on game days

By Sam Galanis Taking away cell phones isn’t just a punishment for misbehaving teenagers anymore. The Minnesota Twins said Friday that they’re going to limit their players’ cell phone time on game days, asking them to shut down their devices 30 minutes before the first pitch. The policy is something former manager Ron Gardenhire tried to start late last season and that new...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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