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Steve Spurrier questions Jadeveon Clowney’s work ethic

Tweet Typically when a top NFL prospect leaves school early to pursue their NFL dreams, their college coaching staff raves about that player in an effort to help increase their draft stock (and that school’s recruiting aspirations.) But with Jadeveon Clowney now leaving South Carolina’s program for pro football riches, his former head coach Steve Spurrier is giving some...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles reportedly to throw at NFL Scouting Combine

In what came as a bit of a surprise on Tuesday, NFL Draft insider Tony Pauline reported that Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL’s scouting combine. Typically the top group of quarterbacks all sit out the throwing portion of the combine, but Bortles is clearly confident he can wow scouts with his arm. Bortles is almost universally regarded as one of...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. wrestling team posing with 'lynched' rival sparks controversy

A controversial photo depicting members of a New Jersey high school wrestling team posing with a black-colored dummy wearing a rival team's T-shirt and hanging with a rope around its neck has sparked an investigation into the incident.The photo of seven young men from Phillipsburg High School surrounding a wrestling dummy wearing a Paulsboro High School T-shirt has spurred the...
Via The Other Paper
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Sharp offended by Kane's praise of Phil Kessel?

Patrick Kane has played with some truly amazing hockey players over the course of his career. So, who is the best player Kane thinks he has ever skated with? Is it Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa or someone else on the Chicago Blackhawks? Nope. The answer is Toronto's Phil Kessel.  Patrick Kane calls Phil Kessel "probably the best guy I've ever played with. He&...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics interested in dealing for Gordon Hayward

Although adding draft picks remains the Boston Celtics’ primary focus as the NBA trade deadline approaches, they haven’t completely disregarded quality, young players who might be available. Utah Jazz guard/forward Gordon Hayward has drawn some interest from the Celtics, according to A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.com. The fourth-year swingman’s contract expires at the end of...
Via NESN.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former WWE star Nelson Frazier Jr. dies of heart attack

According to multiple sources, Nelson Frazier, best known as Mabel/Big Daddy V/Viscera, has died at the age of 43 years old. Early reports are that he passed from a massive heart […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Wrestlechat.net
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston jeweler loses $200,000 on NBA All-Star Game promotion

Houston businessman Johnny Dang, who calls himself "TV Johnny," will have to stomach a six-figure loss thanks to the Eastern Conference's victory in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.The Texas jeweler offered any customer who bought his brand of watch a full refund if the East upended the West in the ASG. The East did just that by beating the West by a tally of 163-155...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron has good reason for not watching dunk contest

LeBron James has been asked an innumerable amount of times why he does not participate in the Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend. And time after time he has expressed no interest whatsoever in participating, ever, even though when pressed,  he has insisted he would win it. And a post-practice video where King James throws […]The post LeBron James on Slam Dunk Contest: ‘I...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino's Twitter comments taken out of context

Last night, Fox Sports Live tweeted the above picture regarding Rick Pitino's comments dogging social media from a recent press conference. So, it let us all jump to our conclusions and make a lot of Rick Rolled jokes and what not. The Courier-Journal took quotes from Pitino's weekly news conference and posted them: “I think anyone who reads social media that’s in...
Via Awful Announcing
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan thinking of retiring after season?

In a segment on ESPN's Sportscenter titled "Second Half NBA Storylines to Watch," former Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl was asked by Jay Crawford if this could be San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan's last NBA season. Karl had an interesting comment about what he's heard. (H/T Scott Sommer) "You know over the weekend, that was the whispers that...
Via Project Spurs
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander on dating girlfriend Kate Upton: I’m in a great spot

Though Justin Verlander has been making public appearances with Kate Upton, which shows us it’s pretty obvious that they are once again dating, he is still reluctant to talk about her in interviews. During an interview with ESPN’s Karl Ravech on Tuesday, Verlander was asked about his supermodel girlfriend and tried to avoid the subject. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Hall agrees to four-year deal with Redskins

The Washington Redskins have achieved one of their off-season priorities. According to Dianna Russini of NBC Washington, the Redskins and cornerback DeAngelo Hall have agreed on a four-year deal. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network also contributing to the report, says that the deal is rumored to be around $5 million a year. The #Redskins and […]
Via Full Scale Sports
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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