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Kareem Abdul Jabbar Working With Roy Hibbert (Photo)

Kareem Abdul Jabbar frequently lends his services to fellow big men in the off season, this summer he’s in Indianapolis helping the oft maligned Roy Hibbert get back to his promising ways.
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Interview: Former Women’s Pro Bball Player Turned NASCAR Intern Chloe’ Kerr

Chicago native, Chloe’ Kerr, who helped ignite an era of basketball dominance at Bolingbrook High School within the past ten years, has switched gears from the basketball courts to the world of racing. After graduating from the University of Southern California on a full-athletic scholarship, Kerr played overseas in Europe and Australia for 5 years. Currently, she is attending...
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HBO Real Sports Examines Qatar’s Pursuit of Sports Glory at Any Cost (Video)

HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, one of TV’s most honored sports journalism series, continues its 20th season by investigating the Middle Eastern country Qatar and its obsessive campaign to achieve glory through sport at seemingly any cost. Bryant Gumbel will also speak with golf industry leaders, including Jack Nicklaus, to discuss the state of the sport. Real Sports debuts...
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Report: Chiefs Discussing New Contract With Jamaal Charles

When Toby Gerhart makes more than a top five running back in the league, it’s not hard to figure out who has the leverage in contract negotiations. The Kansas City Star is reporting that the Chiefs and Jamaal Charles have had discussions about a new contract, despite reports that Charles is planning a hold out.   We could assume that someone from the Charles camp leaked the details...
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Caption the Photo: KD Hanging Out With Da Biebs

Maybe Da Biebs can break Lil B’s curse, if  KD of course is a BELieber. Bieber posted this photo of he and Durant having brunch together on Instagram. It would have been nice if Biebs rocked an OKC hat, but maybe Biebs is Broussard’s source and KD is going to sign with the Nets? KD watch in full effect. H/T NBA Lottery Pick
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Pat Kane Dominates Rec League Hockey Game

The Chicago Blackhawks recently rewarded star winger Patrick Kane with an eight-year $84 million contract extension because of his rare ability to take over hockey games at any given time. Well, that ability isn’t reserved only for NHL or even Olympic play (Kane is a staple of the US Men’s Hockey Team), it also goes for beer league hockey in his hometown of Buffalo, NY. So this...
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Donald Sterling Sues NBA & His Wife for Corporate Fraud

When you got a billion dollars you can sue people for a very long time. Surprised he hasn’t gotten around to suing Drake. Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit in Superior court Tuesday vs Shelly & NBA alleging corporate fraud — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 23, 2014
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NBA Threatens Fines For Players Participating In Events Overseas

I understand the need to protect your assets, but something about this report doesn’t sit well with me. According to NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the league has threatened to impose hefty fines to a group of notable NBA players who were scheduled to take place in non-sanctioned events in Manila this upcoming week. Apparently, organizers failed to clear the events with league...
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Report: Chiefs Jamaal Charles To Hold Out

This could turn into a nightmare for the Kansas City Chiefs who were trying to capitalize off their stunning playoff berth in Andy Reid’s first season as head coach.  KCTV5 is reporting that all world running back Jamaal Charles is expected to holdout in a contract dispute. Charles is not expected to show up when training camp opens up for the veterans on Thursday.  Charles still...
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Jags Ace Sanders Heading to Counseling For Drug Problems

Jaguars WR Ace Sanders has confirmed that he will most likely be getting a 4-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. In addition, Sanders has decided to take some time away from the NFL to get help for his issues. Jaguars WR Ace Sanders facing a four-game suspension and taking leave from NFL, per @ryanohalloran. Details: http://t.co/Np1vAHHoZc — Adam...
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Cavs Acquire 3 Non-Guaranteed Contracts to Help Potential Love Trade

It looks like things are starting to progress in a Kevin Love to Cleveland blockbuster. The Cavs are starting to make minor roster moves to acquire tradeable contracts that can be included in a deal with Minnesota, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Utah's trading John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, future 2nd and $1M, sources...
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Chargers Sign Danny Woodhead to 2-Yr Extension

The San Diego Chargers have officially announced that they have agreed to a two-year contract extension with RB Danny Woodhead. “Danny is an integral part of our offense,” said General Manager Tom Telesco.  “His work ethic and on-field production were key elements last year.  We look forward to having him be a part of the Chargers organization into the future.” Woodhead...
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Tom Coughlin ‘Pissed Off’ After Injuries During First Practice

Well that didn’t take long at all. New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has been waiting all offseason to get his team back on track after a down 7-9 season in which they missed the playoffs. So it only stands to reason that he’s already unhappy with players dropping like flies on day one of training camp. Aside from multiple players having to leave practice due to dehydration...
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Watch a 17-Year-Old Kobe Drop 36 in Summer League (Video)

Now this is pretty cool. Some rare footage of a then 17-year-old NBA rookie by the name of Kobe Bryant playing in his first Summer League has surfaced, and it is about as great as you’d expect. This seven-minute clip shows Kobe scoring 36 points against the Phoenix Suns summer-league squad at the Pyramid in Long Beach, CA. The video is filled with highlights we’d come to expect...
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NBA Offers Isaiah Austin A Job After Graduation

After being diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, Baylor star Isaiah Austin, dream of becoming a professional NBA player was suddenly out of his grasp.  When the NBA found out the news of Austin, NBA commissioner Adam Silver did something very admirable, he drafted Austin and helped him live at least part of his dream; but it doesn’t end there. While Austin may not be able to play on...
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Rashard Lewis Reportedly Needs Knee Surgery

Former Heat forward Rashard Lewis is having health issues. Lewis had agreed to sign with the Mavs, but now it is being reported that he must have knee surgery very soon. Forward Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery soon, a source told Yahoo. Lewis has previously agreed to sign with Dallas. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 22, 2014 At age 34, major knee surgery can’t be...
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NY Strip Club Offering Jeter Free Lap Dances as Retirement Gift

What better way to celebrate one of the most successful MLB careers in recent history than with free lap dances at the strip club? Show Palace, a “gentlemen’s club” in Queens is offering free lap dances to Derek Jeter and members on the Yankees organization September 7th (the day the Yanks will officially honor Jeter’s career). All Yankee employees will receive free admission...
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WWE’s Damien Sandow Trolls Heat Fans Over LeBron Leaving

Well, you knew it was coming. For those who have been following WWE in recent months, it has become a bit of a tradition for Damien Sandow to dress up as an NBA player and mock the crowd. A few months back, he dressed up as LeBron James while in Cleveland (back when Cavs fans still hated the MVP), and followed that up by dressing up as Lance Stephenson in Indiana following the Pacers...
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Adrian Peterson Marries One of His 6 Baby Mamas

Congrats to the happy couple. TMZ has the details. We spoke to AP’s rep who confirms the Minnesota Vikings running back recently tied the knot to girlfriend Ashley Brown. We’re told Adrian and Ashley have been on-and-off since Adrian’s college days. As we previously reported, Adrian has 6 children … and at least one of those is with Ashley.
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Report: Cavs Confident They’ll Land Love, Warriors Out for Now

With all the major free agents signing with teams by now, the focus of the NBA off-season has turned to the Kevin Love sweepstakes. Things have definitely picked up in the past few days, as teams are starting to make a real push to acquire the All-Star. Earlier today, reports emerged that the Chicago Bulls were pushing to trade for Love. More information on trade talks have started...
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Doc Rivers Will Quit Clippers if Donald Sterling Remains Owner

It’s been months of back and forth between Donald and Shelly Sterling. Shelly has attempted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers as quickly as possible when it audio surfaced of Donald making racist and crude comments. The team stands in limbo, since Donald is attempting to take Shelly to court to kill the sale to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, but now there is a new development where...
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Jeter’s RE2PECT A-Rod Parody is One for the Ages (Video)

Jordan Brand honored Derek Jeter’s last season with a touching RE2PECT commercial which shows other baseball players, notable athletes, movie stars, politicians, fans and even New York’s finest all paying respect to the infielder. But what about Alex Rodriguez?  How do New York fans, who have no problem letting you know how they feel, show their sentiments toward #13?   Well...
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Jay Paterno Suing Penn State for $1 Million for Wrongful Termination

Joe Paterno’s son, Jay, was an assistant coach at the time when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation charges were uncovered. Now Jay and another former assistant coach, Bill Kennedy, are suing Penn State for wrongful termination. The pair claim that the university unfairly linked them to Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation charges and would like a sum of $1 million and a statement...
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Joel Embiid Perplexed Kim K Hasn’t DM Him, Moves On to Rihanna

The question is when will Kanye do a 76 minute rant on Embiid at one of his concerts? That is what I am specifically waiting for. Until then we will have to just enjoy the Tweets from Joel. Ok so @kimkardashian hasn’t DM’d yet…… Should she be blocked too? I’m ready to block her though — Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 22, 2014 B….. Do I look like care NAW, B...
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Blazers Thomas Robinson Undergoes Thumb Surgery

Portland Trailblazers GM, Neil Olshey, announced today that forward Thomas Robinson had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. Robinson injured the thumb in a summer league game on July 15th against Atlanta. The team expects Robinson to be ready for training camp in the Fall. [h/t NBA.com]
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