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Report: Kevin Durant Wins MVP

  According to Marc Stein of ESPN, there will be a new recipient of the NBA Most Valuable Player award. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is expected to be named league MVP early next week, according to sources close to the situation. It had been widely anticipated throughout the league that Durant would earn the award for the first time in his career. The most likely...
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The Hawks “Gone Fishing” Photo

The greatness that is Uncle Hemp provides us with the “Gone Fishing” version of the Atlanta Hawks. Bon Voyage, Hawks… #GoneFishing pic.twitter.com/pkmIAyx2IB — Hemp (@UncleHemp) May 4, 2014
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Report: Jabari Parker Signs With LeBron’s Agent, Rich Paul

Bill Reiter of Fox Sports is reporting that Jabari Parker has signed with LeBron James’ agent, Rich Paul, of Klutch Sports.  Sources tell me Rich Paul, LeBron's Agent, of @KlutchSports has signed Jabari Parker. Huge get for that group. Top 3 pick, maybe even No 1. — Bill Reiter (@foxsportsreiter) May 3, 2014 Paul is a longtime friend and business partner of  LeBron James...
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Ian Mahinmi Rejects Jeff Teague with Authority (Video)

  Jeff Teague really wanted that bucket but Ian Mahinmi hit him with a “not so fast my friend!” Teague’s feelings had to be hurt. [DeAntae Prince]
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NBA To Pick CEO To Oversee Clippers During Transition

The NBA continues to make moves towards ensuring the smoothest transition possible away from Donald Sterling. In an effort to help the Clippers while the league works towards removing Sterling, they will appoint a new CEO: NBA and Clippers will jointly appoint a CEO to run the team's operations during ownership transition, league announces. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) May 3...
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Paul George Throws Down Filthy Reverse Dunk (Video)

The Pacers looked tight at the beginning of their game 7 matchup with the Hawk, but Paul George may have loosened the gang up with this filthy reverse dunk off a baseline feed from David West. H/T NBA Legion
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Mark Jackson: All The Pressure Is On The Clippers In Game 7

The Pressure of a game seven in any sports should affect both teams involved.  Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson, doesn’t see it that way. Jackson thinks he’s playing with house money and despite possibly coaching for his job, Jackson says all the pressure is all on the Clippers.  “It’s just two great teams going at it,” Jackson said Friday. “Two very good...
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Michael Vick Says Geno Smith Is Jets Starter

Michael Vick has started his mind games with Geno Smith and it will all pay off when Rex Ryan names Vick the starter for week 1. Most expect Vick and Geno Smith to battle it out for the right to start for Jets this season, but Vick told the Star Ledger at a recent charity event that Smith is indeed the starting quarterback for the Jets. “Geno’s the starting quarterback...
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Report: Kevin McHale Will Return as Rockets Coach

There has been much speculation about where last night’s gut wrenching loss to Portland would be Kevin McHale’s last game coaching the Houston Rockets. Well, according to David Aldridge he will return next year: Brutal last-second loss to Portland will not cost Kevin McHale his job, per source. Rockets will bring McHale back for 2014-15. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) May...
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Teddy Bridgewater To Critics: ‘Put On The Game Tape’

Teddy Bridgewater was once the unanimous choice to be the No. 1 pick in next weeks NFL Draft.  Bridgewater had a disastrous pro day by many NFL standards and his stock has taken a nasty plunge in the eyes of draft pundits. Bridgewater wants to hear none of that, and told his critics to pop in the game tape of him dominating opponent after opponent as prove of his abilities. Put...
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Raptors Fan Redeems Himself After Landing In Friend Zone

Thursday we reported about a young Raptors fan who went in for a celebratory kiss and was met with a side cheek. Well, it turns out it’s was all a misunderstanding. The fan’s name is Matt Muszak and the young woman who dissed him is actually his girlfriend who says she didn’t realize he was coming in for a kiss. Matt redeemed himself on TSN’s pre game show where he showed...
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Damian Lillard’s Incredible Buzzer Beater Set To DMX (Video)

In this video courtesy of Guyism, Damian Lillard’s incredible buzzer beater to end the Rockets season gets the DMX treatment as the shot is set to his hit, “Party Up.”    
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Browns OC: Johnny Manziel Can Play In NFL

The Cleveland Browns have been all over the map when it comes to their evaluations of the drafts top quarterback prospects. Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is probably the one coach on the staff with the most invested in the Browns choice in next weeks NFL Draft. Shanahan told the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Johnny Manziel is one heck of a player and he’s convinced the...
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Report: 76ers Michael Carter-Williams Named Rookie Of The Year

Eliot Shorr-Parks is reporting that Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has been named the NBA’s Rookie Of The Year. Michael Carter-Williams has been named the NBA Rookie of the Year, a source has confirmed. #Sixers http://t.co/AggVWTxTty — Eliot Shorr-Parks (@EliotShorrParks) May 3, 2014 Carter-Williams averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists, and 6.2 rebounds...
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Brazilian Soccer fan Killed After Game by Flying Toilet

  I can’t think of a worse way to die to be honest. According to this insane story via Sporting News, a Brazilian soccer fan lost his life after being hit by a toilet following a game in northeastern Brazil on Friday. A police officer in Recife said on Saturday that the death occurred on Friday at Arruda Stadium after a match between Santa Cruz and Parana. He spoke on condition...
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Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium Could Host The NFL Draft

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said on 105.3 The Fan, via the Dallas Morning News,” that AT&T Stadium could be a viable option for hosting the NFL Draft. “As you can imagine, we like the idea,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said on 105.3 The Fan, via the Dallas Morning News. “Anything that we can do at AT&T Stadium for our...
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Guys Rent RV For Derby, Find Dead Body During The Ride

This sounds like a scene from the “Walking Dead.” According to the Star Tribune, a road trip/rolling bachelor party headed towards the Kentucky Derby found an unwanted guest going along for the ride. The groom Dan Trainor and his bachelor party found a dead body stashed in the RV as they were heading towards Churchill Downs. he first hint of death came when one of the guys opened...
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Mint Mutiny: The Perfect Derby Drink

Just because you’re no at today’s Kentucky Derby doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the fun.  Many around the country host Derby Parties, complete with the big hats and good drinks that are synonymous with the event. If you’re looking for a great beverage as an alternative to the traditional Mint Julep, you can do no better than Captain Morgan’s Mint Mutiny.  You’ll...
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Canadiens Coach: Bruins fans Racial Abuse Doesn’t Bother P.K. Subban

  After P.K. Subban scored a double overtime winner against the Boston Bruins on Thursday night, a noticeable minority of fans from their longtime rivals took to Twitter to racially abuse the talented Montreal Canadiens defenseman. After Subban gave his team a one-game advantage in the second-round series, one fan tweeted: “F***ing N***** u shouldn’t even be playing hockey...
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Will Mayweather’s Distractions Lead To a Maidana Upset Victory?

Mayweather is used to creating a media circus before his fights but usual it’s him attacking the character or heritage of his opponent. The distractions leading into this fight are a completely new challenge for Mayweather. It began with Mayweather’s very public back and forth with his ex-fiance Ms. Jackson. The rift initially seemed like just another Floyd antic to build anticipation...
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Report: Joakim Noah Actively Recruiting Carmelo To Bulls

The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that Joakim Noah has been recruiting Carmelo Anthony to the Bulls non-stop and even sent his good buddy a text the day after the Bulls were eliminated from the playoffs. According to several sources, including a teammate, Noah’s All-Star Weekend “conversation’’ with New York Knicks standout Carmelo Anthony didn’t end in New Orleans. They...
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Damian Lillard Listed As Owner On Rockets Wikipedia Page (Photo)

  Now, this is when trolling goes right. Turns out someone took it upon themselves to make some slight edits to the Rockets wikipedia page after a thrilling Rockets vs Trailblazers game 6, which the Blazers won after a buzzer beater trey off Damian Lillard.   Yeah, this is brilliant
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Dana White, “MGM Promised UFC First Event in New Vegas Arena”

The MGM broke ground on a new state of the art arena yesterday. The arena is located in between the New York, New York and the Monte Carlo hotels. Floyd Mayweather and Golden Boy’s Richard Schaefer were both in attendance for yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony. Schaefer seemed pretty confident that Golden Boy would host the first event in the new arena, but UFC President Dana...
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Darth Vader Throws Horrible First Pitch In Reds Game (Video)

  Darth Vader was in Cincinnati on Friday (a sentence one doesn’t often get to say) for a Star Wars themed weekend at Great American Ball Park. Before the start of the Brewers vs Reds series Vader took to the mound to throw out the ceremonial first pitch…   He should’ve used some more of The Force on that sinker…
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Incredible Courtside View Of Damian Lillard’s Buzzer-Beater (Video)

Many of us have already witnessed Damian Lillard’s incredible shot to win Game 6 for the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night to eliminate the Houston Rockets. Take a look at this incredible courtside view that was so close, you could hear Lillard clapping for the ball.  The Rose Garden exploded after Lillard sent the Rockets fishing. H/T Thomas
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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