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Report: David Stern Being Pushed to Run for NYC Mayor

David Stern helped push the NBA to amazing heights as commissioner, and now his supporters believe he can turn New York City around as well. According to Richard Johnson of Page Six, friends of Stern are “urging” him to make a run at the Democratic nomination. “He’s pretty bored,” said one source. “He’s always been interested in politics, and he’s always been interested...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Von Miller on Why He’s Tired of Being Asked About JJ Watt

Von Miller has been a dominant force on the field for the Broncos for the last few years. Since being drafted with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2011 draft, Miller has proved he belongs in the league with his 49 sacks and 225 tackles. His 3 Pro Bowl selections put him in the conversation of best linebackers in the NFL but none of that has been enough to stop Miller from being asked...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lebron Sponsored Tweets Worth $140k

Lebron is worth money. We all know this, but now we know that even his tweets can generate millions for him. Crazy, right? According to ESPN, Lebron can request up to $140k per tweet or $1k per character due to research by Opendorse. CEO Blake Lawrence, broke down the specifics of the tweets and their worth. “We’re basically saying that the value of one LeBron tweet is worth...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston Dreams of Hall of Fame Connection with Mike Evans

Jameis Winston’s NFL preseason debut didn’t go as well as planned. In a losing effort, Winston completed 9 of his 19 passes for 131 yards, with a large chunk of that being a 40-yard pass to Vincent Jackson and had one interception. Winston admits that things didn’t go as planned but wants the fans to know they have nothing to worry about. “Fans, please don’t panic about...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Subway Forgot Jared’s Pants Dance For Kids Game Was Still Online

Jared the former Subway guy has now admitted to sleeping with minors and possessing child pornography and is off to prison. Caught up in the midst of all of this is the ‘cleaning of house’ Subway’s trying to do quickly to rid themselves of all things Jared, but they forgot to take down perhaps the most now awkward game ever. Subway online still ran a kids game which involved...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow Laid Hands to Break Up Eagles-Ravens Practice Fight

The power of Tim Tebow was on display once again at the Eagles-Ravens scrimmage today. Via YardBarker, If a person was asked to name the most likely NFL player who would be capable of breaking up a fight during a tense and heated training camp scrimmage between two hard-fighting teams, you better believe most folks would say Tim Tebow. And apparently that was indeed the case as...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Smith Thinks Rookie CB Was About to Sh*t Himself

Steve Smith has never been one to bite his tongue and, after announcing this as his final NFL season, is likely to be even more reckless on the microphone throughout the season. This of course is great news for fans, who will be treated to tons of soundbites from the receiver all season long. Smith delivered some great quotes after a joint practice with the Philadelphia Eagles...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Smith on Being Upset Being at Bullcrap Practice

Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith announced this will be his last season recently. Like most vets, training camp and practice can be boring. After doing the same thing for 15 years, you can imagine how it can be difficult to gain motivation at times. Earlier today, the Ravens and Eagles came together for a joint practice and Smith wasn’t feeling it at all. “I’d rather be at...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Fake Jordans Made by Chinese Company are Actually Legal

Michael Jordan has lost out on sneaker sales thanks to a Chinese company that capitalized on the translation of his name. In 1990, the first year Air Jordans were sold in China, Jordan only registered the English version of his name. This freed up companies such as Qiaodan, a transliteration of Jordan’s name in Chinese, to freely rip off his brand.  To a novice, and from...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Kelvin Benjamin Out For Season With Torn ACL

The Carolina Panthers most important weapon in the passing game is done for the season after tearing his ACL in a joint camp practice. It’s a torn ACL for #Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 19, 2015 Benjamin is coming off a rookie season in which he recorded 73 receptions for 1,008 yards, tying him with teammate and tight end Greg Olsen for 21st...
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Lance Stephenson Implies He’s What the Clippers Were Missing

The Los Angeles Clippers have been at a standstill for a few years now. This team will give you 50+ wins in the regular season, but when it comes to playoff success, they fall short. Newly acquired shooting guard Lance Stephenson seems to believe he’s the missing link. “They’re just missing that guy that’s tough and doesn’t bow down to no one.” Well, the Clippers did...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes on Being Too Grown to Lie About Dating Rihanna

Someone is lying. Because either you know someone or you don’t. It is hard to misinterpret going out on a date. The question begs who is lying? Barnes……… or…… Rihanna…… Here is what Barnes had to say to Jim Rome about the situation. “You live and you learn. When you’re in a situation like this and, you know, you just learn. You just got to keep stuff to yourself...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bones Thugs-N-Harmony Don’t Believe Eazy-E Died of AIDS (Video)

At this point, it feels like the entire country has seen “Straight Outta Compton”. In the ground shaking film, there’s a scene where Eazy-E finds out he has AIDS. The rap legend would later die of the disease, however, Bones Thugs -N- Harmony don’t believe that’s how Eazy E went out. “Even to this day, none of his kids, none of his baby mammas, his mistresses – nobody...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas LB Does The “Ric Flair” While Hyping Up His Teammates (Video)

Jinkens had me at ‘in the last year.” Texas Longhorns’ senior linebacker Peter Jinkens wanted to pump his teammates up, so he channeled the guy everyone looks to when they want the best from their mates. Jinkens kicked the “Ric Flair’ to his teammates in the huddle, challenging his Longhorn mates to channel their inner Nature Boy. Know I had to do the Rick Flair one time
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz, Odell Beckham Jr Share ‘Thoughts’ In New Foot Locker Ad (Video)

When Victor Cruz got hurt last year, Odell Beckham Jr. came in and stole the show. Now that Cruz is back, neither he nor Beckham are sure about what to think. In this new ‘Foot Locker’ ad, the two stars stumble sharing their thoughts.
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Rookies On Who They Believe Will Win ROY

  Before every season, the incoming rookie class holds a photo shoot at the Knicks’ practice facility in Tarrytown, New York. During the day, the rookies are required to conduct a survey on various topics concerning their fellow peers. The main answer folks want to talk about is who the rookies voted as the favorite to win Rookie of the Year. To no surprise, the heavy favorite...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Agree To Trade Chase Utley To Dodgers

The end of an era has officially come to a close here in Philadelphia. First it was Jimmy Rollins exiting, then Cole Hamels, and now the Phillies have agreed to trade Chase Utley to his hometown L.A. Dodgers. while deal hasn't been signed yet, sides have agreed on deal of utley plus 2M to LA for 2 minor leaguers. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) August 19, 2015 Another thing...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Interesting Facts About WWE’s SummerSlam

The guys over at Rukkus Blog have provided an awesome infograph on SummerSlam that is turning into the gift that keeps on giving. Aside from showing us just how dominant John Cena has been throughout his WWE career, there were also a ton of great facts about the history of SummerSlam. Let’s take a look at five interesting SummerSlam facts that you probably never knew. You can...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Jones on Telling Putin He Could Help USA-Russian Relations

Although things between the United States and Russia are shaky at best, one American citizen is trying to bridge the gap through sports. Boxer/rapper Roy Jones Jr. thinks that he has a plan to solve some of the problems between the U.S. and Russia using boxing. Jones has even asked Russian President Vladimir Putin if he may have a Russian passport. Jones’ promoter told the R...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw Throws Ball Into Dugout In Frustration (Video)

Clayton Kershaw wasn’t happy one bit with the home plate umpire after he thought he missed a strike three call before giving up a base hit to the same batter. In frustration, Kershaw picked up the ball and fired a strike into the dugout. Thankfully nobody was in the way of Kershaw’s throw. The alleged missed call wasn’t awful by any means, it was a pitch that was borderline...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: If You Could Only Watch One Would It Be SummerSlam or Straight Outta Compton?

Last weekend ‘Straight Outta Compton’ took the world by storm and this weekend WWE SummerSlam will do the same. On this episode of The Corner we break down both the movie and the PPV. It led me to think about if you could only watch one which would you chose? The WWE may be scripted but it’s unknown how the plot will play out, while we all knew the ending to ‘Straight...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones on Not Worrying About Jameis Cause Manziel Looked Like Sh*t

The Bengals are set to face the Buccaneers in week 2 of preseason. All eyes are on #1 draft pick James Winston, but one Bengals DB that isn’t losing sleep over Winston is Adam “Pacman” Jones. Why do you ask? Jones’ response is simple. Johnny Manziel was highly touted his rookie season and didn’t live up to those expectations. Jones may have a good point. Winston’s first...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Steph Curry On Why He’s Not in the GOAT Shooting Discussion

After Steph Curry’s MVP run, there’s been people giving him the crown as the best shooter to ever live. Larry Bird and Ray Allen may disagree, but Curry does provide a strong argument. First of all, Curry broke Ray Allen’s for most threes made in a season two years ago and he ended up breaking his own record this past season, after making 286 threes. However, Curry doesn...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Jumper Breaks World Record With 193-Ft Jump (Video)

You wouldn’t catch me jumping off anything higher than a stool, but some people are way more adventurous than I will ever be. At Switzerland’s Cascata del Salto, Laso Schaller jumped off a platform and into the record book with his brave stunt. According to Red Bull, Schaller set the world record with his 58.8-meter (192.9-foot) jump. In order to help with the jump and soften...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

First Look: Nike ‘What The’ LeBron 12s (Photos)

Every year LeBron James releases a crazy colorway mash up of his signature shoe called the ‘What the’ LeBrons. We now have official images of this year’s ‘What The’ LeBron 12s and they look pretty good at first glimpse. Our friends at TheShoeGame.com gave us some of the details behind these ‘What The’ LeBron 12s. “Unique to this year’s “What The” theme, the...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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