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How the USMNT lost to Colombia again at Copa America

The United States men’s national soccer team fought to the very end of its Copa America 2016 run because it could do little else. Colombia topped Team USA 1-0 on Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., in the Copa America Centenario third place game. Carlos Bacca’s 31st-minute goal was enough to ensure Colombia earned its second win over the U.S. in...
Via NESN.com
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Bruins legend Ray Bourque arrested on DWI charge

It doesn’t really matter what age you are, drinking and driving is a terrible idea. You can be a nobody or you can be an NHL superstar, it doesn’t change the fact that you are putting someone else’s life in your hands. So when Ray Bourque was arrested late Friday night, it was a stark reminder that nobody is above the law. First reported by Boston’s ABC affiliate WCVB...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Columbus draft pick survived meteor strike as kid, prompeted hockey career

On NHL Draft weekend, there are always many great stories that emerge as to how the prospects found themselves where they stand with the sweater of one of the 30 NHL teams on and a new hat on their head. Columbus Blue Jackets third round draft pick Vitaly Abramov might seem like an average Russian sniper taken in the later rounds due to the general reluctance in the NHL to take...
Via The Comeback
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Serge Ibaka was promised, not given larger role on Thunder

Oklahoma City’s decision to trade Serge Ibaka caught people by surprise, but the more we learn, the more it makes sense why they did what they did. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported Saturday that Ibaka was unlikely to remain with the Thunder after his contract expired next summer, and that he had damaged his relationship with the team and some players due to his lobbying...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five fresh new faces for the USWNT

The conclusion of the 2015 Women’s World Cup marked a changeover for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT). When older players retired, room and opportunities opened up for the next crop of talent. Head coach, Jill Ellis called in many new players to see how they would fare with the senior team. Some of the most promising players are Morgan Brian, Crystal...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan won't visit any teams besides Toronto

DeMar DeRozan has been frequently linked to Los Angeles, but it appears that he is not interested in going there or anywhere other than Toronto. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, DeRozan does not plan on visiting with any teams because he is focused on making a deal with the Raptors to stay with the team long-term. A source told ESPN that DeRozan would only meet with other teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Irving will join Team USA for Rio Olympics

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will reportedly join the U.S. men’s basketball team this summer for the 2016 Rio Olympics. ESPN sources say Kyrie Irving has accepted an invitation from USA Basketball to play on this summer's Olympic team — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 25, 2016 While many of the NBA’s top stars have opted out of playing this summer, Irving...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greenbrier Classic canceled due to West Virginia flooding

Massive rainfalls have contributed to widespread and tragic flooding throughout West Virginia, with state officials saying at least 23 people have lost their lives as a result. That’s the most important side of the story, of course. The sports side of the equation seems trivial. But it’s still news that the PGA Tour canceled the Greenbrier Classic, played annually at the Greenbrier...
Via The Comeback
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Hassan Whiteside primary offseason target of Lakers according to report

The Los Angeles Lakers are starting a new era without Kobe Bryant, and one of their preferred pieces in free agency is reportedly Hassan Whiteside, per Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. Story posting now with @ramonashelburne: @espn sources say the Lakers plan to aggressively pursue Miami's Hassan Whiteside in free agency — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 25, 2016 ...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets resign SS Jose Reyes despite past domestic violence woes

For the New York Mets, winning is apparently everything. The team announced Saturday they have signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a minor league deal, despite his checkered offseason. Reyes was suspended through May 31 for violating the Major League Baseball domestic abuse policy. The Colorado Rockies distanced themselves from the 33-year-old middle infielder, attempting to trade...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Troll hacks SEC Twitter account, posts pornographic material

If you followed the SEC’s official Twitter account and happened to be browsing it Saturday morning, then you probably witnessed some interesting pictures.  The account was hacked with a tweets depicting pornographic images. They were quickly taken down and the SEC issued a statement: “We became aware of it when we saw some retweets,” SEC spokesman Herb Vincent said in a...
Via The Comeback
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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