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Ex-Gators CB/Police Informant Caught with Bath Salts

Former Florida Gators CB turned police informant Loucheiz Purifoy was busted in a car last month with weed and bath salts according to GatorSports.com: Purifoy was in the driver’s seat of the car, which was a rental Buick from Tennessee, and was holding a marijuana joint, the warrant states. Purifoy was searched and two baggies that were later tested to contain a synthetic drug...
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Report: Grizzlies Nick Calathes Suspended 20 Games

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Nick Calathes has been suspended 20 games by the NBA for violating the leagues drug policy. Memphis guard Nick Calathes will be suspended 20 games for violation of NBA's Anti-Drug policy, source tells Yahoo. Supension starts now. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 18, 2014 The NBA is expected to announce...
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Report: Mike Woodson Doesn’t Want Phil Jackson to Fire Him in Person

This is odd, but it’s the Knicks, so it’s just right. According to ESPN.com via Stephen A. Smith, Knicks head coach Mike Woodson has no intention of meeting with Phil Jackson until he knows if he still has a job. Furthermore, reports say Woodson would prefer Jackson and the Knicks fire him via his agent or phone call. On Wednesday, the coach said he’d like a resolution on whether...
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Nike Tweet Hints at Their Own Jordan Restock This Saturday

Saturday April 19th is shaping up to be the day of the Great Jordan Restock. A few days after Eastbay announced a massive Jordan restock this Saturday, and Foot Locker announced a smaller restock of their own, the official Nike Store Twitter account sent out this cryptic tweet. Jordan fans, sleep in a bit. http://t.co/KGtR93F0fR has something for you tomorrow at 10am EDT / 7am PDT...
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Will Bernard Hopkins Ever Stop Fighting?

There’s a reason why Hopkins calls himself ¨The Alien¨ – because he continually proves doubters wrong by doing out of this world things in the ring. Airing on Showtime immediately after All-Access Mayweather vs Maidana at 9pm est., the 49 year-old ageless wonder and future hall of famer Bernard Hopkins will look to make history in the nation’s capitol as the oldest fighter...
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BSO’s Eastern Conference 1st Round Predictions

There’s no secret that the Western Conference presents better quality first round matchups over the Eastern Conference. Just let this sink in, the Denver Nuggets at (36-46) finished only two games behind the (38-44) Atlanta Hawks, who hold the eight seed in the east. The disparity between the two conferences is great, but that’s not to say there isn’t any intriguing matchups...
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BSO’s Western Conference 1st Round Predictions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Two straight months of intense, emotional and fun NBA Playoff basketball! This Saturday will kick off one of the most wide open playoff races in recent memory. The Western Conference is as deep and talented as it’s ever been, and there really is no clear-cut favorite out West. With the first round beginning, the contenders will begin...
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Report: Jazz To Fire Tyrone Corbin

It looks like the a coaching vacancy is about to open up.  Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Utah Jazz are set to fire head coach Tyrone Corbin. #Utah Jazz ready to pull the plug on Tyrone Corbin and go for a new coach, according to #Jazz exec. — Mitch Lawrence (@Mitch_Lawrence) April 18, 2014 Steve Luhm of The Salt Lake Tribune, reports that it’s...
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Brandon Marshall Sprints 24 MPH On Treadmill (Video)

It’s not Chad Johnson’s or RG3′s 25 miles per hour, but Brandon Marshall has a little gitty up in him as well. Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall has now added high intensity running to his offseason regime.  Marshall posted a video to his Instagram that shows him with the assistance of a trainer, sprinting at a speed of 24 miles per hour on a treadmill.  Marshall...
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Report: Ex-NBA Larry Hughes Being Accused of Rape

There has been an alarming amount of rape and sexual assault allegations between athletes and young women over the last couple of months. Larry Hughes is the latest to be investigated according to the NY Daily News. Hughes met the woman at the club Greenhouse on Varick St. and they left together around 4 a.m. Friday, sources said. Video shows the two of them walking to the nearby...
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Steve Nash Says Lakers Can’t Rely On Him Next Season

Nash is just being honest. “They can’t rely on me, frankly,” said Nash, already the league’s oldest active player at 40 years old. “Hopefully I come back and play 82 games next year and the sky’s the limit, but they can’t rely on me. We don’t know what I’m going to bring.” Nash has already said he is coming back to make sure he collects his $9.7 million, but you...
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Sixers Owner Says Their Season Was Huge Success

76ers owner Josh Harris "I think the season has been a huge success for us," — Dan Gelston (@APgelston) April 18, 2014
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Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Allegedly Negotiating With Al Haymon & Showtime

Julio Cesar Chavez has been in talks with Bob Arum and Top Rank Boxing regarding a June fight against Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin but the talks have seemed to have slowed due to reports that have JCC talking to boxing advisor Al Haymon. Nearly all of Haymon’s fighters fight for Showtime Boxing, which would seriously put the proposed June fight in jeopardy. The alleged offer from...
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Roach Admits Pacquiao to Blame for Original Mayweather Fight Not Happening

This is something that has been known within the boxing community for years. The original fight with Mayweather and Pacquiao was done. They had agreed on revenue splits, weights, venue, who walked out first and etc. I had booked a hotel and flight that is how sure I was it was a done deal Only one issued remained and that was drug testing. Pacquiao had been knocking out fighters...
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D-Wade On His Health: “They Pay Us Big Bucks For This Time Of Year”

The Miami Heat are preparing to defend their NBA title while chasing a three-peat and NBA history.  Heat players are reportedly feeling really optimistic entering the playoffs because they’ll have a healthy Dwyane Wade. The Heat made it clear from the beginning of the season that preserving the health of its players was the top priority this season. Wade entered last years playoffs...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Huskies Unveil New Nike Uniforms (Photos)

We are full swing into new uniform season as many schools have released their new threads for the upcoming season. Next up on the list is the Washington Huskies. I really like these. Sometimes there is something to be said for subtle changes. Flip the page for more looks at the latest creation from Nike
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Thunder Will Only Sell Playoff Tickets to Certain States

If you’re an Oklahoma City Thunder fan, hoping to get into Chesapeake Energy Arena to take in some playoff action, there could be some bad news for you; depending on where you live. The Bleacher Report is reporting that unless your credit card’s billing address is in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, or Nebraska, you won’t be able to purchase tickets through the team...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

BSO’s 2013-14 NBA Awards Picks

After a long final month, the NBA regular season has finally come to an end. Before the playoffs kick off this weekend, it’s only right to take some time out and discuss the regular season awards. Along with All-Star snubs, the NBA Awards are usually a hot topic of debate among sports fans, and this year proves to be no different. Let’s take a look at the race for each award...
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Colts Won’t Let Hakeem Nicks Wear No. 88

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t formally retired the No. 88, but you understand why they aren’t handing the number out to ramdom players. Hakeem Nicks isn’t a random player, but it isn’t Hall of Fame worthy either.  The Colts’ official team website announced that Nicks, the big time free agent acquisition who wore No. 88 with the Giants and at UNC, will instead wear No...
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Sneakerheads Camping out Since Wednesday for Yeezy Foamposites (Photos)

I’ll admit that the Glow in the Dark Nike Yeezy Foamposites are dope, but its a general release so does it really warrant a 4 day camp out? Here is the line outside of Nike Town San Francisco as of Wednesday afternoon. The Yeezy Foams don’t drop until Saturday afternoon and the retail price for them is $250. Flip the page for more photos
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James Harden’s Defensive Awareness Video

They might have to change his ratings in 2k. This is pretty bad.
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Report: Rolando McClain To Join Ravens For OTA’s

It looks like the Ravens haven’t given up on Rolando McClain.  Ravens Insider, Aaron Wilson, is reporting that McClain is set to join the Ravens offseason workout program on Monday. Source says the current plan for Rolando McClain following reinstatement is to join Ravens as soon as Monday for start of offseason program — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 18, 2014 McClain...
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Teddy Bridgewater To Have Second Workout With Jags

The Jaguars have already had Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in for an initial visit, but now it seems they’d like to see and learn more. Josina Anderson is reporting that Bridgewater will meet and workout for the Jaguars again on Saturday. Source: Teddy Bridgwater, who has already visited with the Jaguars, is scheduled to have a '2nd meeting & workout tomorrow...
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Saints Re-Sign Robert Meachem

The Saints were able to hold on to a veteran and a primary deep threat. The #Saints have re-signed WR Robert Meachem to a 1-year deal! http://t.co/yOdHGdSGWl #NFLFreeAgency pic.twitter.com/GP3i3vkzLr — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) April 18, 2014 The 29-year-old Meachem caught 16 passes for 324 yards and two TDs in for New Orleans in 2013.
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Live Stream Hopkins vs. Shumenov Weigh-In

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