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Spurs win 2014 NBA Finals; Kawhi Leonard is Finals MVP

Tim Duncan, Gregg Poppovich and the San Antonio Spurs have won their fifth ring. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Manu Ginobili scored 19 points while grabbing four rebounds and four assists off the bench. Tony Parker picked up his game late in the second half... The post Spurs Win The 2014 NBA Championship appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer dominates US Open from start to finish

It’s often said you can’t win a golf tournament on Thursday. Well, Martin Kaymer pretty much did.The 29-year-old German posted a 5-under-par 65 in the first round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst. Had he simply played even par the rest the way, he would’ve taken the title by xx strokes.Yet, for good measure, Kaymer posted another 5-under 65 on Friday. His 130 strokes were the...
Via Back9Network
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Green-Ellis could be cut before season begins

The "Law Firm" may be facing relocation. In his weekly mailbag, ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey predicted running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis will be released before the start of the season. Due $2.3 million in 2014, the final year of his contract, Green-Ellis would be the odd man out of a backfield that includes clear-cut starter Giovanni Bernard and rookie Jeremy Hill, who...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants showing serious interest in Samardzija?

It is readily apparent that the Chicago Cubs are going to deal 29-year-old staff ace Jeff Samardzija prior to the trade deadline late next month. He is set to become a free agent following the 2015 season and Chicago is looking more towards the future.  Paying Samardzija ace money on a last place team, especially when he will be on the wrong side of 30, makes little sense for...
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys DL Josh Brent released from jail

Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was let out of jail on Sunday reports the Dallas Morning News. Brent had been in jail following his conviction for a drunken car crash that killed his friend and teammate, Jerry Brown. He had been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years’ probation. While Brent retired from the NFL last year the Cowboys recently did not rule out re-signing...
Via Tireball.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh on NBA Finals: It's not ending in Game 5

The Miami Heat have quite the challenge on their hands, as they are currently facing elimination at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs. While no team has ever come back to win while down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, the Heat seem to believe that they have a chance. As a general rule of thumb, I don’t like to count out a team that has LeBron James. LeBron seemed confident that the Heat...
Via Pass The Pill
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett likely to return to Nets next season

This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. Future Hall of Fame forward Kevin Garnett is leaning towards returning to the Brooklyn Nets for his second season with the team.  Nets continuing to operate with the belief that Kevin Garnett will return next season, sources say. KG has been in contact with the team. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) June 14, 2014 Garnett, who was...
Via Sportsnaut
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: US Open cart driver runs over cop, arrested for DWI

That loud commotion by the 11th tee right after U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer teed off Saturday had nothing to do with the board leader's lie. It had to do with an angry North Carolina Highway Patrolman and the arrest of NBC golf analyst Roger Maltbie’s cart driver.The man behind the wheel of Maltbie's roving golf cart at the U.S. Open was arrested after driving it into a state...
Via The Other Paper
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco going for home run record in 10-week tour

Picture this: Jose Canseco, four dogs and three tortoises (one named “Juiced”) all traveling in a 40-foot custom RV named the “CansecoMobile” for two months. That’s exactly what’s going to happen, as the former MLB slugger is going on a 16,500-mile tour where he will try to break the records for longest baseball and softball home runs. Here’s what Canseco tweeted...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Amar'e hopes to return to All-Star level under Fisher

Photo Credit: Francois Mori/AP Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is certainly no stranger to the ups and downs of being an NBA player. Stoudemire was revered in the Big Apple when he joined the Knicks, starring on a team of overachievers, and flourishing in the spotlight. Unfortunately, constant injuries have turned STAT into one of those “when he’s healthy, this guy is dangerous...
Via New York Sports-Kings
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Canty's roster spot in danger?

According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, “there’s no guarantee” Ravens DL Chris Canty will make the team’s final 53-man roster this year. Hensley mentions that Canty’s first year in Baltimore was a disappointment and points to the fact that they could free up $2 million for the 2014 season by cutting him loose as reasons why Canty could be on the chopping later this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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