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Lawsuit claims Rockets players harassed server with gay slurs

A man is suing the Houston Rockets and the catering company he previously worked for after alleging that Rockets players made homophobic slurs inside the locker room during a game at the Barclays Center in 2013.Resean Tate has filed a lawsuit claiming he was fired from his job as a server after reporting the disparaging comments made by players while he was setting up the buffet...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Calipari used casket as motivating tactic

There were multiple times this season that college basketball fans wrote off Kentucky, believing that the young Wildcats’ season was dead. If we’re to believe what Coach Cal told reporters Tuesday afternoon, he chose an odd way of proving it otherwise to his players. Cal claims that during a practice earlier this season, he was wheeled into practice in a casket before popping...
Via College Spun
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Parker: Popovich not happy about Spurs' winning streak

After the team dispatched the Indiana Pacers on Monday, the red-hot winning streak the San Antonio Spurs have been on reached 18 games in a row. One would assume without thinking too hard about it that any head coach in the NBA would be thrilled over such a torrid streak of excellence. But as far […] The post Tony Parker says Gregg Popovich isn’t happy about Spurs winning 18...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight pokes fun at LeBron's hairline for April Fools'

Dwight Howard is quite the jokester and on April Fools’ Day, he poked fun at LeBron on his Instagram account. The picture shows King James with a normal hairline, not his current, receded look. [Bleacher Report] The post Dwight Howard Pokes Fun at LeBron’s Hairline on April Fools’ Day appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: DeSean Jackson agrees to terms with Redskins

Left to right: Garçon, Hall, Wale, JacksonPhoto: blacksportsonline.com After a ton of speculation and false reports, DeSean Jackson is finally a member of the Washington Redskins. As per Adam Schefter:   And so there will be no trip to SF nor Oakland nor anywhere. Redskins closing out deal for their new WR, DeSean Jackson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 2, 2014   Jackson...
Via DC Sports-Kings
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Manziel to visit with Patriots

Ian Rapoport reports that a source has informed him that Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel has been “spotted” in New England and is set to visit with the Patriots on Wednesday. Rapoport adds that Manziel’s agent, Erik Burkhardt, would not confirm the meeting. Several teams will bring prospects in for visits, but it’s at least interesting that he is expected to meet with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

L.A. could be without Clayton Kershaw for up to three weeks

getty images The Los Angeles Dodgers will be without starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw for the next two to three weeks. Kershaw has been dealing with a back injury and will rehab for at-least the next two weeks before being re-evaluated. #Dodgers will let Kershaw rehab for another 2-3 weeks before they let him try to throw hard again. Hard to see him back before mid-May. — Bill...
Via Tireball.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wiggins to be represented by Roc Nation Sports?

Tweet Kansas star freshman and potential top overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins made his decision to jump to the NBA official Monday, and he may be nearing a decision for an agent as well. According to a report from CSNNW.com’s Chris Haynes, Wiggins is choosing between BDA Sports and Jay Z’s growing Roc Nation Sports to represent him. Roc Nation already has a number of...
Via Los That Sports Blog
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers issue apology regarding trashed memorial

Two years ago, the Texas Rangers erected a touching and heartfelt memorial in honor of Shannon Stone, a fan who tragically died after falling over an outfield railing while reaching for a baseball tossed to him by Josh Hamilton. Stone plunged 20 feet onto concrete below, right in front of his son, Cooper, who was […] The post Texas Rangers issue apology after fans litter memorial...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The NFL had a scene cut from ‘Draft Day’

Rarely do Hollywood films based on pro football get to use the names and logos trademarked by the NFL. Kevin Costner’s “Draft Day,” which will be released on April 11, is a rare exception. But the real-NFL feel comes at a cost. The league paid very close attention to the final product and even had a scene removed from the original script. Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times...
Via Awful Announcing
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns, 49ers trying to sign DeSean Jackson

Don’t crown the Washington Redskins the winner of the DeSean Jackson sweepstakes just yet. NBC Washington D.C. reports the Browns and 49ers are also looking to land the three-time Pro Bowler. Per Dianna Marie Russini, the Browns are “going hard” with an offer to D-Jax while the 49ers have “thrown their hat in the ring” and contacted him during his visit with the Redskins...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Trainer: Darrelle Revis should be even better on Patriots

If his longtime trainer is to be believed, Revis Island is ready to reclaim its victims. Brett Fischer, who's trained Darrelle Revis since his junior year at Pitt, told the Boston Herald that the star cornerback is fully healthy and should be "even better" for the Patriots in 2014. “Now that (Revis) is with a new team, obviously a winning organization like that...
Via Helmet2Helmet
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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