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Video: Tom Izzo takes the stage with KISS on Midnight Madness

Izzo went all out for MSU’s Midnight Madness. Yes that is the real KISS Band playing for Michigan State. They have to be the favorites to win the Final Four now. H/T CBS Sports
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JR Smith Believes He Can Become Elite Once He Learns Triangle

We all have hopes and dreams. I am not a dream crusher, so I am just going to say I wish JR well on his journey toward elite status. JR is still confident that he can pick up the offense with more time. Said he thinks he can become "elite" once he's learned his place in it — Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) October 25, 2014
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Anderson Varejao to Be Starting Cavaliers Center Over Thompson

It looks like Anderson Varejao will be in the starting lineup at center for the Cleveland Cavaliers, beating out teammate Tristan Thompson for the role. Cavaliers head coach David Blatt announced the decision to start the 32-year-old versus the New York Knicks on Thursday, according to ESPN. Varejao will join small forward LeBron James, point guard Kyrie Irving, shooting guard Dion...
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Report: Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders Nearly Signed With Patriots

It wasn’t until last Sunday versus the San Francisco 49ers that Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders caught his first touchdown catch from Peyton Manning of the season. He’s been one of Manning’s favorite targets, but never caught the TDs. Last night on Thursday Night Football versus the San Diego Chargers that all changed, as Sanders caught three touchdown passes...
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Preview: WWE Presents Hell in a Cell 2014

As we head into this Sunday’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view, there are plenty of matches gaining a ton of interest. From two matches inside of the Cell, to multiple title defenses, to a 2-out-of-3 falls match, there’s more than enough on the card to get the WWE Universe excited for this Sunday. Let’s take a look at the matches that will be taking place and who will likely leave...
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College Football Previews: Can Ole Miss Survive Their Trip to Death Valley?

The month of October has been wonderful to college football fans. From Ole Miss’ upset of Alabama in Oxford to last week’s thriller in Tallahassee between Florida State Notre Dame, college football has been the gift that keeps on giving. For the final weekend in October all eyes will be on Death Valley in Baton Rouge as the Ole Miss heads to Tiger Stadium for a night game against...
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Fantasy Football Bros Fight in the Park Over League Disagreement (Video)

I know Fantasy Football is serious business, but this is ridiculous. In 30 minutes, two mid-30s men will meet in a field in my hometown for a fight over something that happened in our fantasy football league. — Joe Fortenbaugh (@JoeFortenbaugh) October 24, 2014 Out-of-shape, heavy breathing slob fight. RT @FazzerSports Bare knuckle boxing or grappling match? — Joe Fortenbaugh...
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Report: Roger Goodell Has Made $210M Since ’07

  Being the commissioner of todays NFL pays more than you could ever imagine. According to former NFL player Sean Gilbert, Goodell has made more than Calvin Johnson and Adrian Peterson combine since 2007. “Are the players better off today than they were four years ago?” Gilbert asked at the time. For some players, hell yeah. For NFL commissioner Roger Goodell even more so. Gilbert...
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Colt McCoy on Starting: “It’s About F*cking Time”

Every superhero has an origin story and if you consider Colt McCoy a superhero this would be a great one via Kevin Harlan. Harlan, who wouldn’t reveal his Redskins source, had a compelling anecdote about McCoy’s reported reaction to learning he’d be thrown into the Titans in the second half. “And I’m not gonna tell you who told me this, but I guess when he went in there...
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Durant Responds to #8 ESPN Ranking, Then Deletes The Tweet

When it comes to deleted tweets KD has been ranked #1 for over a year now. ESPN has been trolling with their NBA rankings and decided to stir things up on Friday by ranking KD #8. Their rationale was that he would be shooting more selfies than jumpers. KD had this witty reply to that. Durant deleted the tweet immediately as he often does. At this point it is a running joke on...
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Nets Trade Marquis Teague To 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired another second round pick. Stefan Bondy is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets have traded point guard Maruis Teague and a 2019 second round pick to the 76ers for Casper Ware. Nets announce they've traded Marquis Teague and the 2019 second round pick to the Sixers for Casper Ware, a player they will soon release. — Stefan Bondy (@nydninternets...
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Olden Polynice: If Bulls Kept Me Instead of Pip, Jordan Has 9 Rings (Video)

For those of you too young to remember, Scottie Pippen wasn’t originally drafted by the Bulls. He was drafted by the Seattle Supersonics and then traded to the Bulls for Olden Polynice. Polynice is either training to be a comedian or he still feels some sort of way about the trade, but either way he feels the Bulls made huge mistake. A migraine dig a Pip, that’s cold. H/T TMZ
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Allen Iverson Retires Steve Nash

Steve Nash hasn’t officially retired, but A.I. is sending over his best retirement issues. Sad 2 hear about Steve but happy he had a great career, a true PG. 1 of the best 2 ever do it. His biggest fan, AI pic.twitter.com/5YL3iUzhBm — Allen Iverson (@alleniverson) October 24, 2014
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Chris Paul And Blake Griffin “BGCP3TV in HD” Episode 1 (Video)

The first episode of the series was released on Friday morning, and it shows Paul and Griffin attempting to overcome their off-court handicaps. Paul refuses to move without his Jordans, Griffin can’t dunk without his and the two guys meet a group of men known as the Ohhh! Bros. h/t Jordan
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HBO’s “The-Offseason: Kevin Durant” Trailer (Video)

HBO’s “The Off-Season,” Kevin Durant is a first-person account of the life of the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar forward, from the moment his NBA basketball season ended on May 31, until he reported to training camp for the upcoming season last month. Durant unveiled a promo clip of the documentary series on his twitter account moments ago. Filmed all summer w/@HBO to make...
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Iman Shumpert Drops Freestyle To Rae Sremmurd’s “No Type” (Video)

New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert has released his latest freestyle over a hit record.  This time the Chicago native hopped on Rae Sremmurd;s hit, “no type.” I’ll let our readers be the judge. h/t Iman Shumpert
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JR Smith: Thinking About The Team Over Myself Has Been a Struggle

I appreciate JR’s honesty, but I wonder if he thinks before he gives these quotes? Some things you just should keep to yourself, this was probably one of them. Here is what he had to say to ESPN about struggling in the Triangle. “Yeah, absolutely,” Smith said when asked if he has had to make a conscious effort to play differently. “I mean, believe it or not, being the type...
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Interview: Neil Magny Plans to Extend His Winning Streak at UFC 179

Neil Magny doesn’t have the hype of other fighters in the UFC, yet he’s on a 4 fight winning streak and looking to add win number five tomorrow at UFC 179. It’s probably because Neil doesn’t feel the need to run his mouth or do over the top antics to draw attention. He is content with letting his skills and his wins do the talking for him. Magny headlines the Fox Sports...
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Don’t Fall For ESPN’s Banana in Tailpipe Ranking KD 8th Best Player

ESPN has raised a few eyebrows this off-season with their annual #NBARank countdown of the best players in the league today. The list has had a few surprises (Kobe Bryant at #40, John Wall ahead of Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard), but none have been as shocking as where the list ranked recently injured (and reigning MVP) Kevin Durant. #NBArank 8: Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5). http://t...
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Darren Rovell Snitches to ND About Justin Brent Dating Porn Star

Now granted it isn’t like Justin Brent or Lisa Ann are hiding their fling, but still why does Darren Rovell have to be a Petty Crocker? Notre Dame FB player Justin Brent went on date w/porn star. Here's ND's sex section in code of conduct pic.twitter.com/CYk6v4rzvs — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 24, 2014 Listen, there are 1000s of kids on the Notre Dame campus...
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Rays Manager Joe Maddon Opts Out of Contract & Leaves Team

Maddon exercised his right to terminate his contract and has immediately left the Rays. He is free to sign with any team he likes.
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Female HS BBall Coach Arrested for Having Sex With Male Student

It is an epidemic. A former gym teacher and assistant basketball coach at Moore Catholic High School has been accused of having an ongoing sexual relationship with a male student. Megan Mahoney, 24, was arrested Monday and faces charges of rape in the third-degree, criminal sexual act in the third-degree and endangering the welfare of a child. The victim is 16, according to a criminal...
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WVU Expells 3 Students For Role In Riots After Win Over Baylor

West Virginia’s 41-27 upset win over then-No. 4 Baylor last Saturday was life altering for three-students who were expelled for their roles in the postgame riots that broke out in Morgantown. The school said that the students, who weren’t identified, were booted from campus for “various acts of misconduct” following the game. The university announced the expulsions a short...
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Married Teacher Gets Tat of Female Student’s Name She Had Sex With

Wait…..What? A former Durham teacher charged with having sex with a Charles E. Jordan High School student had a tattoo of the student’s name and initials, according to a search warrant released Friday. Michelle Smith White, 37, of Penrith Drive in Durham, was charged in July with taking indecent liberties with a student and engaging in a sex offense with a student. Authorities...
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Chargers Jason Verrett Could Miss Weeks With Shoulder Injury

The surprisingly talented San Diego Chargers defense could lose a vital contributor for several weeks. Mike Garafolo is reporting that cornerback Jason Verrett could miss a significant amount of time with a shoulder injury. There's a fear Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett made his shoulder injury worse last night and could miss significant time, sources say. — Mike Garafolo...
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