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Reporter’s “Lynch to English Translation” Tweet Speaks to Culture Disconnect

Marshawn Lynch is an intelligent individual, but he fits a lot of the negative stereotypes of what a lot of Americans think of young black males. Besides the actual physical stereotypes, he does one thing that I know annoys many in mainstream America, he doesn’t conform. A lot of people like to separate African-Americans into two categories. Safe & Dangerous. There isn’t a...
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Cheapest Super Bowl Ticket Cost $8K

If you haven’t been saving up for the Super Bowl trip of your lifetime — your highly unlikely to be in attendance for Seattle-New England. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, this Super Bowl could be the most expensive in history. As of 11 a.m. ET Thursday, the cheapest ticket to see the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday was $8,070. Rovell says ticket...
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Earl Thomas ‘Super Bowl XLIX’ Air Jordan 7 Cleats (Photos)

Jordan Brand always hooks Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas up with some fresh Air Jordan PEs and his Super Bowl XLIX cleats are no different. Nike.com had a great breakdown of Earl’s Air Jordan & cleats: A true hallmark of sports greatness is winning multiple championships. In parallel with Jordan’s championship path while wearing the iconic silhouette, Earl Thomas...
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Justin Tuck: Suh seems ‘Raider-ish’

It would be extremely ‘Raider-ish’ for Oakland to give Suh the type of contract he’s seeking,  but we’ll have to wait and see if the star defensive tackle even has interest in the Raiders. Suh wants to be a rock star — Oakland isn’t Hollywood. Raiders pass rusher Justin Tuck has interest in Suh. Tuck said Thursday from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX that he believes Suh...
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Bob Arum Says Don’t Blame Him For Mayweather-Pacquiao Delay

Bob Arum, now more so than ever, comes off as the reason Mayweather and Pacquiao couldn’t reach an agreement to fight. Arum want’s people to know that he’s wanted this fight to happen as much as anyone. “If anybody blames me for wanting to stop the fight, they must be absolutely crazy. Nobody has worked harder than I have to make the fight. Anybody who is involved will tell...
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Josh Gordon: I’m Not a Drug Addict, Alcoholic & You Don’t Know Me

This is a well written piece by Josh Gordon and the editors of Medium. Gordon makes some valid points, while also making a 1000 excuses why he is the predicament he is in. When you give an excuse, but try to follow it up with “I’m not using that as an excuse”, it is still an excuse. But, here are some of the valid points he made, mostly about people in the media. Chuck, you...
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Dana White: Jon Jones-Rumble Johnson Fight in May

Jon Jones won’t have much time to concentrate on his personal issues because UFC President Dana White is looking to pit him against #1 contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in May. “We’re looking to do that fight in May,” White said on The Jim Rome Show. “I don’t have the exact date, but May.” If the two fight in May it’d be at the UFC 187 on memorial day. The date...
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Keith Thurman Wants to Be 1st to KO Robert Guerrero

Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman went the distance in his last fight, a phrase not often said, but he has no plans on letting his March 7th fight against Robert Guerrero go to the judges. “We respect Robert. Robert’s never been stopped, and when I hear that a fighter has never been stopped, then I hear that as a challenge,” said Thurman. “The last fight, we got a knockdown...
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Wife Arrested For Beating Hubby With Shoe; Caught Him Cheating in Their Bed

I mean…… He is lucky she just used her shoe, a lot of women would have went for a knife. A married teacher and mother of two from Florida has been arrested for allegedly beating her husband with a shoe after catching him in bed with another woman. Christine Black, 46, from Ormond Beach, was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail Monday on a charge of aggravated assault...
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Gronk on Why he Parties so Much: “Because I’m a Baller (Video)

It’s really pretty simple. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a star. He’s young, he’s rich and he’s incredibly good at his job, so of course he likes to party. One reporter at Super Bowl media week asked Gronk why he likes to turn up so much and his answer is really quite simple: “because I’m a baller”. As long as Gronk continues to stay on the field...
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Anderson Silva Works Out For ‘UFC 183′ Fans (Video)

Anderson Silva seems to be back to 100% and that’s scary for any fighter in the UFC’s middleweight division. His first challenge after his horrific injury comes this weekend at UFC 183 against Nick Diaz. Anderson showed his renewed strength and confidence at yesterday’s UFC 183 open workouts at the MGM Grand: Nick Diaz on the other hand seems to be sending all of the wrong...
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Marshawn Lynch Lectures Media, Gives Shoutouts & Talks Africans (Video)

Marshawn Lynch gave his last press conference before the Super Bowl and he was a little more talkative before he dropped the mic on the media. Marshawn Lynch's response to a reporter who asked for a Super Bowl prediction. A video posted by JimmyTraina (@jimmytraina) on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:02am PST LMFAO!!!!! “"Shout out Oakland" "Shout out Westbrook" "Shout out my...
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#TBT Marshawn Lynch HS Interview About Going to Sizzlers (Video)

Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch is becoming known for his unwillingness to open up and speak to media, more specifically; at the Super Bowl, when most players are basking in the ultra bright lights and extra attention. However, Lynch hasn’t always been quiet in front of the camera. Check out this high school interview with Lynch back when he was at Oakland Tech...
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Stanford Swimmer Accused of Raping Unconscious Woman on Campus

Stories like these are always mind boggling. It’s hard to understand why young men would throw away their entire life to do something so outlandish. A member of the Stanford swimming team, Brock Allen Turner, was caught by several men raping an unconscious woman on University grounds. The young women wasn’t a student at the school; she was said to be on campus for a party that...
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Richard Sherman Won’t Say If He’ll Miss SB if Son is Born on Sunday

Richard Sherman is in a precarious position this week in Arizona, and it has nothing to do with the football field. Sherman is expecting the birth of is first child, a son and when asked about whether or not he’ll miss the game if he has to, Sherman was tight-lipped. “We’ll cross that bridge when we get there,” Sherman said, via ESPN. “We’re not thinking about the possibility...
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DeMarco Murray on Contract: Money is Irrelevant to Some Degree

DeMarco Murray had one of the greatest season ever for any Dallas Cowboys running back. The 26 year old running back led the NFL with 392 carries and 1845 yards. He also had a very respectable 13 touchdown but his future in Dallas is in question. DeMarco is set to became a free-agent when this years off-season starts and could demand a big pay day. If he goes this route, likely...
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HS Girls’ BBall Team Wins Game 80-0

We’ve seen some ugly high school scores in women’s basketball recently, but this might take the cake. That scoreboard in the picture reads: 80-0 with no time left in the game, and no someone’s nine year old didn’t get loose and play with the score…that is the actual final of an actual girls’ high school basketball game. According to the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit...
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WWE Network Free For Month of February For New Subscribers

After the debacle that was the Royal Rumble it makes sense for the WWE to give away a free month of service. They also did away with the six month commitment. The networks itself is very good as it includes hours of old footage, great documentaries and NXT.
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“Ted 2″ Official Trailer Released (Video)

The official trailer for the sequel to the 2012 comedy Ted has been released. The follow-up to the most-successful R-rated buddy comedy about a middle-aged man and his foul-mouthed, living teddy bear. Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow Ted writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild. Ted 2 will hit...
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Fans Getting Splash Brothers Haircuts Now (Photos)

The Splash Brothers phenomenom is coming to a barber shop near you. If you’re in the Concord, Calif., area, have been feeling a little shaggy lately and find yourself in the market for a cut that’s a bit more adventurous than your standard “little off the top and sides” or “fade with the No. 2 guard,” by all means, please hunt down shearsman Anthony Reves and/or head...
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Man Steals ATM & Casually Drags It Down The Street

Seems like robbing a bank would be easier. A thief was caught on surveillance video stealing an ATM from Salerno’s, a popular pizza place in the city’s West Town neighborhood. It wasn’t exactly an express withdrawal. The alleged intruder spent 20 minutes inside the well-known eatery. When he didn’t find any cash, he left with a cash station. Salerno’s owner, Peter Lia...
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Contracts Allegedly Being Finalized for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Anything that Bob Arum says you have to take with a grain of salt, but it does appear that the fight is getting closer. It isn’t done, so don’t be shocked if it falls apart in the final moments. Here is what Arum had to say via Boxing Scene. “I cannot assure you that its gonna happen but certainly with this development in Miami and from what I know about the finalization...
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J. Cole Turns His Childhood Home Into Rent-Free Housing For Single Moms

I have nothing but respect for those who give back to their community and the less fortunate. J. Cole, rapper from Fayetteville, North Carolina, continues to show that he stands for what he believes in and wants to make a positive changes in the community where he grew up. J Cole stopped by The Combat Jack Show to share his plans to turn his childhood home into rent-free housing...
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Kevin Durant’s Brother Says Changes Need to Be Made in OKC

Kevin Durant’s brother seemed to be none to happy about the Thunder losing tonight to the Knicks 100-92 and sent out this tweet. The Thunder were without Durant again tonight and this loss drops the Thunder to .500 and 3 games behind Phoenix for the final spot in the playoffs. Many have placed Thunder head coach Scott Brooks on the hot seat. If the Thunder do not make the playoffs...
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Dion Waiters is Calling For the Ball…Again (Video)

Another Thunder game sees Dion Waiters vigorously calling for the ball again. It’s not a big deal — if Waiters believes he’s open — he wants the rock.
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