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LeBron James takes to Twitter to defend Richard Sherman

Miami Heat superstar LeBron James defended Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman, who called the 49ers’ Michael Crabtree a “sorry receiver” during an interview on FOX Sports following the NFC Championship Game. “I don’t know one “thug” that graduated from Stanford and also working on their Masters!” tweeted James on Thursday. 
Via Intrigue Sports
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Paul hopes to return to action in time for All-Star Game

Paul (right shoulder) hasn't played for the Clippers since January 3rd The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-15 so far in this half-finished 2013-14 season, which is good enough for Doc Rivers' team to be the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference as of this moment. Another notable aspect of L.A.'s season is that the Clips have not had star point guard Chris Paul in the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Eli Manning offers Peyton a few tips on playing at MetLife Stadium

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are headed to New Jersey next week to play the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who plays his home games at MetLife Stadium, will be offering his older brother a few tips on the stadium’s quirks. “I might have a few things for him, but I don’t want to reveal that, because I don’t want to give it...
Via Sports-Glory
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa won't have any team's logo on Hall of Fame plaque

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques. The decision was announced Thursday by the Hall, which said Joe Torre’s plaque will have the logo of the New York Yankees. Plaques for Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox will have Atlanta Braves logos, and Frank Thomas‘ will have the logo of the Chicago White Sox. The six will be inducted...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis: Richard Sherman 'put himself ahead of the team'

Tweet Darrelle Revis — the cornerback many considered the best in the NFL before Richard Sherman played (and talked) his way into the title — believes that Sherman put himself ahead of his Seahawks teammates during his post game interview last Sunday. “I didn’t think that was good on his part,” Revis told the Tampa Bay Times. “If you listen...
Via Los That Sports Blog
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns hire Mike Pettine as their new head coach

Mary Kay Cabot reports that the Cleveland Browns have hired Bills DC Mike Pettine as their new head coach. The post Report: Browns Hire Mike Pettine As Their New Head Coach appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Virgin America issues apology to Geno Smith for kicking him off flight

BY NICK ST. DENISVirgin America and Geno Smith are buddies again. At least publicly.A week after the New York Jets quarterback exited a flight to prior to takeoff in Los Angeles, the result of an incident and reported "verbal altercation" with an on-board attendant, the airline issued an apology to Smith."After a full review of the incident, we believe it was the result...
Via AFC East Daily
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC denies role in Lolo Jones’ selection to US bobsled team

Lolo Jones is once again a hot topic of discussion, this time for her selection to the U.S. bobsled team last week. She will compete in Sochi, Russia in about three weeks time. Lolo was a scene stealer at the Summer Games in London in 2012, even though she failed to win a medal. Her […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson on Bieber’s arrest: ‘They finally caught HIM’

Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson is happy pop star Justin Bieber got arrested for driving under the influence, driving with an expired license and resisting arrest “without violence.” “At first he was a little belligerent … using some choice words, questioning why he had been stopped,” Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez said at a press conference. Johnson...
Via Sports-Glory
January 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Goodell reportedly open to NFL players using medical marijuana

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is open to the idea of players using medical marijuana in the future.
Via Gamedayr
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis slams Greg Schiano for ‘real tense’ atmosphere

You could say Darrelle Revis is happy with the Buccaneers' recent coaching changes. In an interview with the Tampa Bay Times on Wednesday, the veteran cornerback ripped former Bucs coach Greg Schiano, saying he created a "real tense atmosphere" that made players not want to come to work. “The atmosphere, I felt like, was real tense,” Revis said. “Guys didn’t...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 23, 2014  |  4 Comments

Team USA Basketball roster announced

USA Basketball announced today 28 players have been selected for the 2014-2016 USA Men’s National Team pool, from which the 2014 USA World Championship Team and, if the U.S. qualifies, the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team will be selected. Returning to USA basketball for 2014-16 are: three-time Olympic medalists and two-time Olympic gold medalists Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) and...
Via The Sports Bank
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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