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Shaquille O’Neal: Dwight Howard should go back to Magic

From one former Orlando Magic big man to another, Shaquille O’Neal thinks Dwight Howard would be smart to return to the team that drafted him. Howard has been rumored to be interested in a return to Orlando. His current tenure with the Houston Rockets has been rocky, to say the least, and he’s not currently in a position to make the most of his waning talents. Shaq, who has...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Goodell: Playoff expansion ‘will likely happen at some point’

Roger Goodell has been pushing for the NFL to expand its postseason for years. And during a conference call with Jacksonville Jaguars season-ticket holders last weekend, the NFL commissioner not only reiterated his desire to increase the amount of teams that qualify for the playoffs, he indicated it “will likely happen at some point.” Given that it has been over 25 years since...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger has lost 15 pounds this offseason

Ben Roethlisberger has never been considered a trim man, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback was spotted recently at a University of Pittsburgh football practice looking thinner than we’ve seen in recent years. Great group of visitors at today's practice. @CoachTomlin, @_BigBen7, and Coach Harris. #PittSpringBall #H2P pic.twitter.com/qjC57pCyNc — Pat Narduzzi (@CoachDuzzPittFB...
Via Sportsnaut
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr says Warriors not gunning for 73 wins

The globe wants to see Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors hit the 73-win mark—head coach Steve Kerr, though, says his team has the greater goal in mind. The Warriors, 69-8, certainly remain on the right path with five games left on the schedule. The 73 would be a record, of course, but Kerr remains adamant the team isn’t chasing it, instead hoping to hit the playoffs...
Via The Sports Daily
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Wolfe throws punch at club

Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe could be in some sort of trouble after he was caught on video throwing a punch at a nightclub over the weekend. TMZ Sports says Wolfe was at VIE Nightclub in Denver Saturday night when the incident happened. A little chaos started to break out, and Wolfe can be seen pulling his arm back and throwing a haymaker. It’s unclear whether or not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova wins championship on buzzer beater

Kris Jenkins gave us one of the best and most memorable shots in college basketball history when he buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Villanova the national championship over North Carolina. Right after Marcus Paige had made an improbable three to tie the game at 74, Jenkins went up the court and nailed a buzzer-beater for one of the best championship game endings ever: ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott on Nick Young: ‘He’s not here with us, mentally’

In some not-so-shocking news out of Los Angeles, Nick Young isn’t fully focused on basketball at the moment, at least according to Lakers coach Byron Scott. Days after a video taken by Young’s teammate D’Angelo Russell potentially jeopardized the forward’s engagement to rapper Iggy Azalea, Scott has placed Young on the inactive list. Via ESPN: “It has nothing to do...
Via The Comeback
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Jones uses cake to face to circumvent team rule

The 2016 MLB season just started and the Baltimore Orioles have already broken team rules. Sort of. Over the offseason, the Orioles banned pies to the face as a celebration for safety reasons. Jamming a pie in someone’s face had become tradition for the Orioles after victories, but they resolved to discontinue the process. So what was the team to do after Matt Wieters delivered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Manny Pacquiao attacked by man outside restaurant

For Manny Pacquiao, a boxing referee's orders to protect yourself at all times applies even outside the ring. Philippine Star reporter Abac Cordero is covering Pacquiao in Los Angeles leading up to the Filipino's fight against Timothy Bradley on Saturday. Cordero tweeted on Sunday to say that Pac-Man was attacked by a man outside Kabuki Restaurant in Hollywood. Cordero says the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Grizzlies guard Mike Conley out for remainder of the season

Sidelined since March 4th with tendinitis in his left Achilles, it appears that Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley will miss the remainder of the season, playoffs included. When asked about the potential return of the plethora of currently injured Grizzlies players, head coach Dave Joerger didn’t necessarily give us good news on that front. He simply indicated that P.J. Hairston...
Via Sportsnaut
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC has starters from all five title teams at Monday's title game

North Carolina’s men’s basketball program has won five national championships. The Tar Heels will be looking to add a sixth tonight.  As Roy Williams’ squad attempts to hang banner No. 6 against Villanova, it’ll have the support of all of the program’s past title teams.  According to Andrew Carter of The News & Observer, there is at least one former player from...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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