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Wizards Owners Compares Himself to MLK in Strange FB Post

I am not sure what is happening here. VICE shared this Washington Wizards Black History Month Facebook post of MLK and their owner Ted Leonsis. I know Leonis likes to say he does a lot of thing in the black community, but he might be reaching here. The quote in the photo doesn’t really speak to anything of significance. It really doesn’t say anything at all. Just weird all the way around.
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Place Franchise Tag On Jason Pierre-Paul

The flurry of franchise tag signee’s continue today, with JPP being the latest to receive the tag. According to PFT, The move comes as no surprise, as it’s been reported for weeks that Pierre-Paul would get the tag if he and the Giants don’t first come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension. If Pierre-Paul wants, he can sign the franchise tender and play the 2015...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Place Franchise Tag on Stephen Gostkowski

Good kickers are hard to find. Patriots placed their franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski, per a league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015 They have 8 days to get a deal done with Devin McCourty or he will hit free agency.
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Cut CB Courtland Finnegan

The Miami Dolphins have released veteran cornerback Courtland Finnegan, per ESPN’s James Walker. Finnegan is coming off of a down season in which he had 0 interceptions and even less impact on stopping opposing wide receivers. Finnegan was set to make $5.475 million for next season, and the Dolphins will save $5 million in cap room by releasing the corner.   Source: #Dolphins...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron on Harden’s Kick: I Have No Idea Why He’d Do That

Sunday’s contest between the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers more than lived up to the hype it received going into it. The battle was down to the wire and hard fought, with each team receiving multiple flagrants and techs. Perhaps none more egregious, however, than Harden’s now infamous kick to the King’s manlihood. Asked of the play after the game, Harden said to...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys Officially Use Franchise Tag On Dez Bryant

The Dallas Cowboys have officially placed the franchise tag on Dez Bryant. Cowboys have designated WR Dez Bryant with their franchise tag. (via ESPN & multiple reports) pic.twitter.com/6ZSEqj3kLf — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 2, 2015 Wide receivers playing under the franchise tag in 2015 will earn guaranteed $12.823 million, an average of the top five salaries...
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Nike Unveils the Elite Series KD7, KOBE X and LEBRON 12 (Photos)

Today Nike Basketball unveiled the Elite Series Team Collection: KD7, KOBE X and LEBRON 12. There are three distinct Nike Elite Series Collections that launch monthly beginning in April. The first, Nike Elite Series Team Collection, launches April 18 and features the team colors of Bryant, Durant and James. The second, Nike Elite Series Elevate Collection, features blue hues as...
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Bulls Jimmy Butler Could Miss 4 Weeks With Elbow Sprain

The Bulls infirmary keeps getting more occupants. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Bulls All-Star guard Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with a sprained elbow.   Chicago’s Jimmy Butler could miss 3-4 weeks with elbow sprain, but won’t need surgery, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski(@WojYahooNBA) March 2, 2015 The injury should not require surgery...
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Swaggy P Goes at ESPN Robert Flores for Dissing Iggy (Photos)

ESPN’s Robert Flores made a comment about Nick Young aka Swaggy P’s girlfriend, rapper Iggy Azalea on ESPN and Swaggy P didn’t take it too kindly. Flores said Iggy was “killing hip-hop” and here’s what Swaggy P had to say about that. @RoFloESPN I’m pretty sure we going to run into each other soon — Nick Young (@NickSwagyPYoung) March 2, 2015 @RoFloESPN you job...
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Ravens Cut Victor Hampton 2 Days After DWI Arrest

The Ravens aren’t playing around anymore when it comes to player conduct. Vicor Hampton, 22, was arrested for DWI 2 days ago, and now he’s been cut by the Ravens. The rookie CB was arrested for reckless driving and a open container charge after a trooper clocked a convertible Camaro traveling 100 mph in a 55 mph zone on Interstate 77 in Charlotte. Hampton is no stranger to...
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Skydiver Suffers Seizure During Jump, Saved By Instructor (Video)

  YouTube user Nomadic Adrenaline uploaded this scary video on March 1st. He states that during a 12,000 foot jump he suffered a seizure. The seizure happened at about 9,000 feet in the air. Luckily the jump master realized something was wrong and was able to catch up with Adrenaline and pulled the rip cord to open the parachute. By doing that, the instructor essentially helped...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Golfer Says Tiger Woods Suspended for PEDS

Is this one of those Urban Legends, like Michael Jordan being secretly suspended for gambling by the NBA? An Ex-Golfer spread a rumor that Tiger was on PEDs and that is why he isn’t playing, but then had to backtrack because he had no evidence. Tiger Woods’ agent responded Monday to inflammatory allegations made by little-known pro Dan Olsen, who said on the Mad Dog in the...
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Kobe: Rape Case Caused Vanessa’s Miscarriage (Video)

In his Showtime documentary entitle “Muse”, Kobe Bryant reveals to the world that his wife Vanessa Bryant, had a miscarriage in 2004 during the same time he was going through his rape case in Colorado. Bryant went on to say that he blames no one but himself for the loss of his would be then second child. Although he didn’t directly say it was the fault of the rape case, it’s...
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“Tom Brady” Rap Music Video; It’s Horribly Awesome

UnderRated has a dream he is Tom Brady — and he’s dropping this new single off Potluck’s upcoming album “Stoner Problems.” It’s absoulutely horrible, but amazing at the same time because of the Tom Brady references. Check it out for yourself, and you be the judge. h.t Potluck TV
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletes & Men in General Must Retire From Using Escorts & Backpage

If you are an athlete, entertainer or just normal guy who didn’t want to deal with $200 dates and rather just pay $100 to get your rocks off going to the Backpage wasn’t a bad idea. Is paying for sex really a crime? Don’t we all pay in some shape, form or fashion. Are we that uptight as a society that giving a girl $100 for 30 mins of work that bad of thing? Shouldn’t the...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Official NFL Salary Cap Set At $143.28 Million

The official league salary cap for the 2015 NFL season has officially been set. This means that teams must get all of their players signed without going over the official $143.28 million cap.   Teams were informed today the salary cap will officially be $143.28M, per source. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 2, 2015
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Pistons Dancer Hit A Half Court Shot Over Her Head (Video)

Detroit Pistons Dancer Kathryn may want to consider signing up for a shooting stars competition after nailing this half-court, over the head shot. h.t UPROXX
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Jarrett Bush Arrested For Public Intoxication

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush was arrested for public intoxication early Sunday morning in northern California, according to ABC 2 WBAY. Vacaville, Calif., police said Bush will not be charged with anything. Bush was booked with disorderly conduct under the influence after being taken into custody in Vacaville, Calif. . In addition to the misdemeanor, Bush was given...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Alundra Blayze to Be Inducted into the WWE HOF

Back when the WWE cared a little more about their Women’s division Alundra Blayze was one of the pioneers. According to UPROXX she will join “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rikishi and The Bushwhackers in the WWE Hall of Fame.
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Preacher Convinced 400 Men to Cut Off Their Testicles to Meet God

Tebow is on the SEC Network all the time, so no idea why the men had to go through these extreme measures. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, an Indian pop-star and telepreacher with a reported wealth of more than $50 million, is being investigated after he allegedly manipulated around 400 men to get their testicles removed – according to India Today. One of his former followers who underwent...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo & James Kirkland Texas Press Conferences Info

  Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and Texas knockout artist James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland will host back-to-back Texas press conferences in Houston and San Antonio on Tuesday, March 3 to discuss their 12-round super welterweight showdown at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on Saturday, May 9 and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 9:00 p.m...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Man Yells ‘Roll Tide’ While Doing Donuts In Pickup Truck (Video)

Alabama fans are the craziest. This Bama fan captured on film — is just one of a long list of Tide fans to make it onto the nightly news for something that does not involve football. The one silver lining to every case — ROLL TIDE! h.t Barstool
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Caption The Photos: Redman at the Club

Redman is probably slightly underrated on the list of greatest rappers of all time. He also brought us an Oscar worthy performance in “How High” and the best MTV CRIBS episode ever. Seems like he is enjoying himself these days. Best song Red and Meth ever did. FLIP THE PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS OF RED AT THE CLUB……
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis Buys Attack Dog (Video)

Vernon Davis can be a beast at times, but the 49ers tight end ran into a different kind of animal recently — while training attack dogs. Davis recently purchased Belgian Malinois for his family — and has already started the process of training it to serve as a home protection dog. It’s cute. It’s friendly. It will rip your arm out of the socket if you screw with it. Vernon’s...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson Says He Didn’t Have Time to See Rousey Fight (Video)

I am pretty sure Iron Mike could have found 14 seconds in his busy schedule. TMZ guy her name isn’t ROO-SEE, its Rousey.
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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