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Report: Jon Jones arrested for violating parole

Jon Jones was recently cited for drag racing, and now the MMA fighter has been arrested and booked into an Albuquerque, New Mexico jail for violating his parole, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports. “According to a spokesperson for the Albuquerque Police Department, Jones was cited for drag racing on the evening of March 24. Additionally, Jones was cited for equipment modifications...
Via Sportsnaut
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jae Crowder's girlfriend arrested for spitting on woman at game

Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder’s girlfriend was reportedly arrested at the Staples Center Monday night for allegedly spitting on another woman. Dana Lambert, who is the mother of Crowder’s child, reportedly got into an argument during Boston’s 114-90 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Lambert spit on the other woman after things got...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel voted most overrated in new NHL players poll

Phil Kessel is a great player, there’s no doubting that, but getting some respect from his peers hasn’t been so easy. The Pittsburgh Penguins right winger was voted as the NHL’s most overrated player, according to Postmedia’s latest players poll. It’s not the first time he’s been No. 1 in this category. Kessel received 29 percent of the vote, with Montreal Canadiens...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL demands New York Times to retract concussion article

The National Football League did not respond kindly to a report from the New York Times last week, in which the NFL was linked to lacking concussion research gathering and tobacco industry representatives in a very negative light. A simple statement in response to the story was not enough. Now the NFL is demanding that the New York Times issue a retraction of the story. A letter...
Via Awful Announcing
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lamar Odom’s friends concerned about his drinking

Lamar Odom was spotted at a bar near Los Angeles over the weekend, and you can understand why that has raised a lot of questions for a guy who is less than six months removed from almost dying of a drug overdose. According to one report, Odom’s friends are concerned. Sources close to Odom reportedly told TMZ that they fear Lamar is heading down a “dark path,” as he believes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Paul withdraws from 2016 Rio Olympics consideration

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul won’t be representing Team USA basketball at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August. The two-time gold medal winner from the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics recently told Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated that he has withdrawn his name from consideration, citing the need to rest and recover this summer. This makes sense, given Paul is now 30...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K lectured player about showboating in 2007

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski made headlines after his team’s loss to Oregon on Saturday when he lectured Ducks star Dillon Brooks about showboating. Coach K told Brooks he was “too good of a player” to being showing off by throwing up a 3-pointer in a game that Oregon had under wraps. Apparently, this is not the first time Krzyzewski has taken the liberty of scolding an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott blasts Lakers for lack of pride after blowout

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their worst loss of the season Monday night, and head coach Byron Scott was understandably disgusted after the game. The Utah Jazz pummeled the Lakers by a score of 123-75. The 48-point loss is now tied for the biggest blowout in franchise history, a mark that was set against the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014. It was just the sixth time in franchise...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey says he had bladder infection, needs to pee more

New York Mets fans were incredibly concerned on Monday to learn that Matt Harvey was visiting with a doctor because of an undisclosed issue and might not be able to start on Opening Day. As it turns out, the right-hander is going to be fine. He just needs to stop holding it. Harvey told reporters Tuesday morning that he has been dealing with a bladder infection that created a blood...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

5-star PG De’Aaron Fox wants Tyler Ulis to stay at Kentucky

With the constant turnover on Kentucky’s one-and-done laden roster, blue chip freshmen will often step right in and start. Point guard De’Aaron Fox is a definite candidate to take over at point guard for John Calipari’s club, but if he has his way, the incumbent at the position will spend another year in college: SEC player of the year Tyler Ulis. Fox spoke with the Courier...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers expected to keep Colin Kaepernick?

The San Francisco 49ers continue their posturing on the future of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, unless a powerful trade offer comes San Francisco’s way, the 49ers are expected to keep Kaepernick on the roster for 2016. Rapoport included that the 49ers would be willing to guarantee his 2016 salary “right now” if Kaepernick dropped...
Via The Sports Daily
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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