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10 Reasons You Must Attend This Years UFC Fan Expo

The UFC’s annual Fan Expo in Las Vegas, NV is a little over 2 weeks away and for MMA fans that haven’t had the opportunity to attend an expo I’ll lay out the 10 reasons you must visit this year. 1)      Train with a UFC Hall of Famer: The UFC Fan Expo will host training and development sessions with UFC legends Stephan Bonner, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes and Chuck...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug McDermott Smokes 99 Amateurs in Game of HORSE (Video)

Former Creighton sharpshooter and current NCAA player of the year, Doug McDermott recently took on ninety-nine amatuer basketball players in a intense game of HORSE, as part of a new peanut M&M’s promotion. If you were wondering about his range… After watching this shooting display, it’s hard to imagine him missing many wide open looks on any court, at any level, but then...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Couple has 'Air Jordan' themed wedding

And the coolest wedding award goes to… This Bride & Groom have set the standard for theme weddings with their Air Jordan inspired nuptials. JQ (Groom) & Barbie (Bride) love kicks and they wanted to display their mutual love for sneakers on their big day. The wedding featured bouquets made entirely of shoelaces and a giant sneaker wedding cake. I’m sure these two pledged...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

D Wade’s Ex-Wife Suing Him For Sending Cops to Beat Her Up

LONGEST DIVORCE EVER!!! Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches-Wade have been in and out of court for the last seven years trying to finalize their divorce. There have been more plot twists than the Young & The Restless. There has been arrests, accusations and even a homeless sit-in on the street. I have been saying for years that especially for their children they need...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Was England The Latest Team Jinxed By Drake?

Back in March Drake took his Bromance Tour overseas to visit some of his favorite soccer stars and one of them happens to be English striker Daniel Sturridge. Fast forward to today and England loses a heartbreaking match against Uruguay. We’ve all seen the power of the Romo jinx first hand and the Based God curse doomed OKC this season; is the ‘Drake Jinx’ the most powerful...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA GM: ‘You Can’t Use Top-5 pick’ On Injured Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid’s stock is falling fast, now it’s just a matter of far he’ll drop and to where.  After being the clear-cut No.1 pick just a few days ago, Embiid is now fighting off comparisons to Greg Oden and Sam Bowie before them. According to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News, one anonymous NBA GM says you can’t use a top five pick on an injured Embiid.  “I think there...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eli Manning: “I Have Many More Years Ahead of Me”

2-time Super Bowl champion Eli Manning is coming off the worst year of his career. Manning threw 18 touchdowns to go along with a disastrous 27 interceptions. The 33-year old is optimistic heading into the new season, however. “I think I have many more years ahead of me,” Manning told the Daily News. “I think this year will definitely be a better year. I’m looking forward...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Uruguay’s Alvaro Pereira Takes Knee to Head, Plays On (Video)

Believe it or not, there are times when soccer players actually do get injured. Witness what happened to Uruguay midfielder Alvaro Pereira during their 2-1 win over England in Group D action. Pereira’s head was on the wrong end of a Raheem Sterling knee, and the inadvertent blow left Pereira motionless on the pitch. Amazingly Pereira got to his feet, wobbled to the sidelines,...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LaLa Says Of Course She’ll Have a Say in Melo’s Decision (Video)

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. I mean she is his wife, so she should have some say in where he goes. You don’t want an unhappy wife at home, that is like playing with JR Smith on the court. FLIP THE PAGES TO SEE WHY LALA MIGHT INFLUENCE MELO’S DECISION…
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

KU Basketball To Represent America in 2015 World Games

Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks were selected to represent the USA next year in the World University Games, which will be held in South Korea from July 3-14. “We are thrilled to have this opportunity,” Self said via statement. “It is a unique opportunity where a school will represent our country in the World University Games as opposed to a select team. I can’t see anything...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs To Offer David Blatt Head-Coaching Job

Euroleague legend David Blatt has emerged as the Cavaliers‘ pick to become head coach, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.  Gilbert and GM David Griffin huddled on Thursday and zeroed in on a decision to choose Blatt over Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue. The Cavaliers had been extremely fond of Lue and considered him a potential coaching star in the NBA, sources...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Neck Injury Forces Packers Johnathan Franklin to Retire From NFL

The Packers organization lose one of their best players today in running back Johnathan Franklin. Franklin was a standout at UCLA before being drafted by the Packers last season. He was one of two rookie runners that made a huge impact on the Packers and made it possible for the team to make the playoffs despite an injury to star QB Aaron Rodgers. Franklin suffered a neck injury...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Madden 15 Cover Leaked (Photo)

Ever since it was announced that Richard Sherman beat out Cam Newton to be featured on the cover of Madden NFL 15, fans have been speculating on what the finished product may look like. Well their long, agonizing wait may be over, as the newest version of the storied video game franchise may have been “accidentally” leaked today on Twitter. This may be the official cover art...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Joel Embiid To Have Foot Surgery

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Kansas big man Joel Embiid does indeed have a stress fracture in his right foot that will require surgery. Joel Embiid has suffered stress fracture in right foot and slated for surgery on Friday, agent Arn Tellem says. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 19, 2014 The stress fracture is in the navicular bone in Embiid's right foot....
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SportsCenter’s Debut Set Will Increase Interaction and Social Media Use

Steve Levy, who will co-anchor SportsCenter’s first show from its new Digital Center-2 studio Sunday, June 22 at 11 p.m. ET (or at the conclusion of Sunday Night Baseball), and ESPN’s Vice President, Director of News Craig Bengtson, discussed the debut of the new facility in a Thursday media conference call. Levy and Bengtson both pinpointed two specific changes with SportsCenter’s...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys Defense Can’t Get Any Worse

Despite losing DeMarcus Ware, Jason Hatcher and Sean Lee (torn anterior cruciate ligament), Jerry Jones is very optimistic about the potential for the 2014 Cowboys defense. Jones believes the defense will be better in 2014 than it was in 2013 when it finished last in the league in yards allowed. His reason for being optimistic, the Cowboys “can’t be any worse.” “Because...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers Considering Drafting A PG

I’m not sure what Sam Hinkie has up his sleaves, but it’s obvious that he plans to make this Sixers basketball team as dynamic a group as he possibly can. On the heels of the Joel Embiid foot injury, Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the 76ers are intrigued with the possibility of adding another top flight point guard to the organization. Philadelphia has been intrigued with...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Draper Pitches LeBron On Returning To Cavs (Video)

LeBron James has the ability to become a free agent this offseason if he opts out of his contract with the Miami Heat. If he does, Cleveland Cavaliers fans are hoping he can make a return back to the franchise and make things right with them again after leaving in 2010. Don Draper of “Mad Men” hopes so as well, and he made this pitch to the four-time MVP on re-joining Cavs: (H/T Fox Sports)
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors Offering Lee, Thompson & Future #1 for Kevin Love

The Golden State Warriors may be ready to break up their sweet shooting backcourt for a chance to have Kevin Love as their power forward. According to Serena Winters of ESPN.com, Mychal Thompson, the father of Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson, says his sources have Klay going to the Timberwolves for Love.  NBA RUMORS: Mychal Thompson hears Kevin Love & Kevin Martin to Golden...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling Goes on WWE Rant, Calls Doctor a Tramp (Video)

I must admit this is a pretty solid rant, sounds like Paul Hayman. He calls the doctor a tramp, says it is a conspiracy, says “how dare you” about 100x and says all the doctor does does is drink liquor. He was on fire like Patty Mills from 3.
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Picks Patrick Peterson Over Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson have gone back and forth all offseason about who the best cornerback in the NFL is.  Atlanta Falcons star receiver Julio Jones gave his opinion to CBS Sports.  “Probably Patrick Peterson,” Jones said. “For me, he follows me everywhere. Sherman (does) every now and then. He usually plays the right side (left side of the defense). The majority...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns HC Says Manziel Was Only QB in Draft Ready To Play

The Cleveland Browns have taken an cautious approach when it comes to Johnny Manziel’s playing time, at least so far in camp. Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine was featured by Greg Bedard and had something to say about Johnny though. He feels that Manziel was the only QB in the draft that didn’t need a “redshirt” year: “We felt this entire draft class, every single one of...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Jason Hatcher Out 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery

The Washington Redskins can’t be pleased about this news after giving Jason Hatcher a four-year deal worth upwards of $27 million.  Hatcher will miss the next 4-6 weeks after having arthroscopic knee surgery. Hatcher might not be ready in time for the beginning of training camp. “It’s old stuff, man,” Hatcher said, via the Washington Times. “I don’t know a particular...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady Bragged About Having Jets’ Playbook

Call this Spygate 2.0, or call it much ado about nothing, but ESPN is reporting that Patriots coach Bill Belichick may have a copy of the Jets playbook, a gift as it were from close friend Nick Saban, this according to Browns head coach Mike Pettine, who used to be the defensive coordinator of the Jets under Rex Ryan. “It didn’t shock me because Rex would give them out like candy...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pat Riley Talks R&B Lyrics & the Big 3

Before Keith Sweat attempted to make it last forever, the legendary R&B crooner James Ingram, pleaded with his woman to find a way to finally make it right. Pat Riley has plenty of experience with convincing stars to sacrifice for their team, but unlike the Temptations & TLC, he is too proud to beg. I did not recite the lyrics of “Just Once.” That was Chris [Bosh] &...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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