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LeBron on his history in Boston: It 'means a lot for my legacy'

By Nicholas Goss BOSTON — LeBron James, like so many other great NBA players, has a special place in the history of the Boston Celtics. As a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat, the four-time MVP has taken part in several fantastic playoff series. The Celtics won the first two battles — 2008 and 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals — while James has emerged victorious...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns GM discusses Manziel's future, Marcus Mariota

By Andrea Hangst Just a day after Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine answered “sure, why not?” when asked about the potential the Browns trade up in Round 1 of next week’s NFL draft for quarterback Marcus Mariota, general manager Ray Farmer expressed the same sentiment, down to the words. Asked Thursday in his press conference about whether the Browns indeed had interest...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Co-founder of the Oakland Raiders dies at age 91

By James Arcellana The Oakland Raiders lost the person most associated with the team on October 8, 2011 when legendary owner and coach Al Davis passed away. But what some forget is that Davis was not there from the beginning with the Raiders. In fact, before joining the Raiders, Al Davis was a member of the Los Angeles Chargers. But once he was hired by the Raiders, there was no...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols called Royals to deny ‘bush league’ allegation

By Larry Brown Albert Pujols called Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost to clarify that he did not call the team “bush league.” The Royals had a tumultuous series with the Oakland A’s over the weekend that started with a takeout slide by Brett Lawrie on Friday night that injured Alcides Escobar. The Royals responded by having pitchers Kelvin Herrera and Yordano Ventura throw...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sandoval expected to get Giants World Series ring in person

By Ricky Doyle The San Francisco Giants are over the rocky breakup. Pablo Sandoval, who signed a five-year, $95 million contract with the Boston Red Sox after spending his first seven seasons with San Francisco, made some controversial comments about his former team during spring training. However, the Giants plan to present the third baseman with his 2014 World Series ring in...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green has great quote about not winning NBA award

By Larry Brown Draymond Green did not win the award for NBA Defensive Player of the Year, but he did win over fans with a hilarious quote he offered about the matter. Green finished second in voting to San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, who received 333 total points compared to Green’s 317. Green actually had 45 1st-place votes — more than any other player — but Leonard...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten things you need to know about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

By Asa Hans This is it, the moment that many boxing fans have been waiting for. This is the fight that is going to end all disputes as to who the best boxer in the business. Floyd Mayweather (47-0) takes on Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2) on May 2nd, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. What some expect to be one of the greatest bouts in the history of boxing, there are some incredible numbers...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Elway not happy about Thomas missing workouts

John Elway is not happy about wide receiver Demaryius Thomas not showing up to the Denver Broncos’ team workouts this week. The Broncos GM spoke with the media Thursday and had some strong words for his franchise wide receiver. “To be dead honest with you, I see absolutely zero value with him being away from...Read More
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ollie removes name from consideration for OKC job

Kevin Ollie released a statement on Wednesday saying he has no intention of leaving UConn, and he was apparently telling the truth. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports that Ollie has removed his name from consideration for the Oklahoma City Thunder job. There was — and still could be — some speculation that Ollie’s statement...Read More
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Faldo was rooting hard against Spieth at Masters

Jordan Spieth took the golf world by storm with his dominant victory in the Masters earlier this month, and the performance could have been even more memorable if he executed a few more shots. Sir Nick Faldo is thrilled that he didn’t. Faldo and Jack Nicklaus currently hold the record for the lowest single-round score...Read More
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA announces first game in Africa

By Vincent Frank For the first time ever, the NBA is going to take its talents to Africa. The Association announced on Wednesday that it will play its first-ever exhibition game on the continent on August 1 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The game will feature Team Africa, led by South Sudanese native Luol Deng against Team USA, which will be led by Los Angeles Clippers guard...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ainge 'very surprised' over Rondo's struggles with Mavs

By Zack Cox With Rajon Rondo’s tenure with the Dallas Mavericks seemingly over, the decision to trade the point guard will go down as another win for Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge. Ainge, however, said Thursday that he never could have predicted Rondo’s swift downfall in Big D. “I’m very surprised,” Ainge told 98.5 The Sports Hub’s...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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