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DeJean-Jones dies, reportedly of gunshot wound

New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce DeJean-Jones has died at the young age of 23. Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania says DeJean-Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen late Friday and bled to death. Pelicans' Bryce Dejean-Jones suffered gun shot to abdomen late Friday, bled to death. Full story coming on passing of promising 23-year-old. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Dodgers send top prospect back to minors after one game

Julio Urias made his highly-anticipated MLB debut on Friday night, but that’s all Dodgers fans will get to experience of him for now. The Dodgers are sending Urias down to the minor leagues on Saturday, a day after he made his first and only career start. Urias, a 19-year-old prospect signed by the team in 2012, struggled with his control in his debut. The teenager allowed five...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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DeRozan: ‘My mindset has always been Toronto’

DeMar DeRozan doesn’t sound like a man who’s gearing up to leave the Toronto Raptors. Despite being repeatedly linked with the Lakers, DeRozan’s spoke after the team’s loss to Cleveland in the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night of a desire to spend his entire career in one city, giving a rather lukewarm assessment of his hometown of Los Angeles. DeMar DeRozan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Will soccer superstar Lionel Messi have to miss the Copa America?

Lionel Messi is hurting, but we don’t yet know whether he’s injured. The soccer superstar limped out of Argentina’s 1-0 win over Honduras on Friday, casting doubt over his status for Copa America 2016, which kicks off next week in the United States. Honduras’ Oliver Morazan kneed Messi in the back during an accidental collision, leaving the Argentina forward writhing in...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did you know Peyton Manning was "pretty close" to QBing for Titans?

With all the time that has passed, it’s easy to forget that when Peyton Manning left the Colts back in 2012, the Denver Broncos were far from his only choice if he wanted to continue his career. The Tennessee Titans were after Manning as well, and on Thursday night he admitted that he’d strongly considered playing professionally in the state where he went to college. “I was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Love gives this reporter no love in press conference

The Cleveland Cavaliers earned their second consecutive trip to the NBA Finals with a dominating win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday. It was an awesome night for the previously downtrodden organization. It also represents the sixth consecutive season that Cavaliers forward and Ohio native LeBron James has earned a trip to the Finals...
Via Sportsnaut
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OPINION: Three reasons the Penguins are a lock to win the Stanley Cup

The San Jose Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins will face off in this year’s Stanley Cup Final. The two teams enter the Final with very different stories and backgrounds, but both are more than capable of claiming the title. However, here are three reasons why the Penguins win the Cup: 1. Crosby and Malkin are gaining momentum Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin have been the faces...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL rusher Ricky Williams to open weed friendly gym

Have you ever wanted to work out at a gym while smoking marijuana? Well, Ricky Williams finally has the solution to your...umm, problem. The former NFL running back is a spokesperson and partner at Power Plant Fitness, a San Fransisco based gym that will be allowing marijuana users to toke up and workout. Williams, the 1998 Heisman award winner from Texas ran into some trouble...
Via The Comeback
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron salutes Toronto fans after Game 6

by Gordon Dixon The Cavaliers defeated the Raptors to advance to the NBA Finals on Friday. However, during his postgame interview with Doris Burke, LeBron James wanted to talk about the fans in Toronto. Some knew it prior to this year’s NBA playoffs, others didn’t. The Raptors have one of the best fan bases in the league and they showed it throughout the postseason. They were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Penalizes 7 countries for discriminatory acts

FIFA is arguably the most powerful sports governing body in the country that runs a singular sport. As a result, when they levy a penalty against a country, team, or player, it has a profound and important impact. Recently, seven different countries and its fans participated in homophobic or discriminatory acts that caught FIFA’s eye and resulted in sanctions against those countries...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets offering Ryan Fitzpatrick 3-year deal for $12M

The New York Jets aren’t offering Ryan Fitzpatrick as much as he’d like, but a new report from the New York Post shoots down any notion he’s being offered a low-ball contract to play in 2016. Contrary to reports of low-ball #Jets offer to #Fitz, #NFL sources tell The Post offer on table is 3-yr w/ $12 million for first year ... — NYPost_Cannizzaro (@MarkCannizzaro) May...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss
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