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Mason Plumlee Says He’s Not On Team USA Because Of Coach K

Mason Plumlee knows that the elephant in the room-surrounding USA Basketball is his relationship with Team USA head coach, Mike Krzyzewski.   Plumlee is a former Duke Blue Devil who just happened to beat out some good big men for his spot on the World Cup roster.  The Nets versatile and ever improving big told the New York Post that he believes his talents warrant his selection...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NY Post Post Trolls Jerry Jones on His Big Pimpin Photos

Honestly, I am surprised it took this long. Oh, the NY Post: another front page all timer… pic.twitter.com/BIBW1JonxO — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 7, 2014 That is one of the better NY Post headlines. FLIP THE PAGES FOR MORE PHOTOS OF JERRY THE LADIES….
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Williams Rips Reporter for Asking about Bryce Harper to Minors (Video)

Bryce Harper hasn’t been the same on the baseball field since coming back from thumb surgery on June 30th. He’s hitting a meager .218 and has an abysmal 5 extra base hits and 5 RBIs. Of course, questions have been swirling about what Nationals manager, Matt Williams, intends to do to help out the young star, and it came full circle after an interview Williams did on Wednesday...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan AD Calls Brady Hoke Hot Seat Talk “Nonsense”

There has been a lot of talk about Michigan head coach Brady Hoke being on the hot seat. He has been asked repeatedly about it since last year but going 26-13 overall and 15-9 in conference play at Michigan will do that to you. Now his Athletic Director Dave Brandon is firing back at the speculation about his football coach’s job: “That’s websites and that’s bloggers and...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs & Kevin Love Agree to $120M/5yr Deal

News just broke that the Timberwolves have agreed to a trade with the Cavs for Kevin Love. Word has also come out via Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski that he has agreed to an extension with the Cavs for $120M over 5 years: The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs & T-wolves Agree for Trade of Kevin Love

It seems that the time has finally come for Kevin Love to join LeBron in Cleveland. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Cavs and the T-wolves have come to terms on a trade for Love to Cleveland that will send Wiggins and Bennett to Minnesota. This has been several weeks in the making, and you just knew it would happen because that’s what LeBron wanted. Sources: Cavs have agreement...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Univ of Minnesota Wants to Ban ‘Redskins’ at Stadium

  The debate around banning ‘Redskins’ rages on. There have been Native Americans, fans, and even politicians that have called for Washington to change their name. Of course Dan Snyder won’t be doing this until someone comes after his pockets but that isn’t stopping people from trying. Next up is the University of Minnesota. You may be wondering why they care at all but...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace Reportedly Changing Name to Panda Friend

I’ve always wondered if a stipulation of having money is that you have to become your absolute weirdest. When the name change from Ron Artest to Metta World Peace came about, there wasn’t much of anything that anyone could say. It’s been years with the name Metta, and I’ve actually gotten used to it. However, with the impending move to Chinese basketball, Metta World Peace...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Mallett To Start Pats Preseason Opener

Ryan Mallett will get the start in the Patriots preseason opener against Washington. Tom Brady will be sitting out but this isn’t the first time this has happened. Brady sat out the opener in 2005, 2008, and 2011. This will give the always on the trade block Mallet a chance to show what he can do as he enters the final year of his rookie deal. At some point you feel like the team...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Gets Bathed Coming To America Style (Video)

Floyd Mayweather has definitely outdone all of his previous antics with this latest Instagram video. Mayweather posted the video early this morning showing one of his several women giving him bath a la Prince Akeem from Coming to America. The fact that the woman in the video even agreed to do this is mind boggling to me, but when fancy cars and millions of dollars are involved, most...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden Arrested for Allegedly Punching Ex-Girlfriend (Mugshot)

Occasional NBA Center Greg Oden was arrested early this morning at his home in Lawrence, Indiana for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face. He is charged with Battery. Matt McCutcheon, a reporter for WTHR-TV Channel 13 Eyewitness News tweeted out his mugshot. #BREAKING: Mugshot of Greg Oden. Arrested in Lawrence on battery charges. Details expected today – stay with...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Le Batard Buys 6 Akron Billboards to Troll LeBron (Photo)

You have to give it to ESPN and Miami Herald reporter Dan Lebatard for being unrelenting. He originally tried taking out a full page ad in a Cleveland newspaper to troll LeBron James for taking his talents back to Cleveland, but was denied the joys of a good troll by any local publications. Once this idea failed, Lebatard decided to do a little outside-the-box thinking. Instead Lebatard...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah Reveals New Uniforms with Mountain Theme (Photos)

  Utah decided to grace us with their new uniforms earlier today. To me they look quite a bit like the old ones except they feature mountains on them. The one thing I will say about the mountains being on the uniform is that is does make them a bit unique so that’s a positive. They do look a little tight though.     [Desert News]
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Hate Map Revealed (Photo)

In case you’ve ever wondered how college football rivalries are broken down by state, Reddit has given us a great photo view of which schools are the most hated by state. Funny enough the state of Florida has major contempt for the Miami Hurricanes and the state of Texas seems to find no pleasure in rooting for the Longhorns. Overall it looks like Michigan is the most hated throughout...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina QB Brendan Nosovitch to Transfer

South Carolina sophomore QB Brendan Nosovitch is set to transfer from the school. The Gamecocks 24/7 Sports site first broke the story: South Carolina sophomore Brendan Nosovitch will transfer, TheBigSpur.com has learned. Nosovitch wants to play quarterback and is looking for playing time at that position. As of this writing, Nosovitch has not decided where he will go to school...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

TCU DE Dismissed After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Ex-GF

TCU and DE Devonte Fields have parted ways. This comes during the investigation into allegations that Fields threatened his ex-girlfriend with a gun and punched her in the head.  Now according to Chuck Carlton, Fields will be enrolling at Stephen F Austin and will be able to play immediately: Immediate eligibility in FCS. RT @Travis_L_Brown: TCU DE Devonte Fields just tweeted on...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

EX-UFC Fighter Beats Wife, Has Dog Attack Her & Promises to Kill Her

Joshua R. Grispi if all these allegations are true is an evil human being that should put in jail for a very long time. Here are the details of how he allegedly beat and tortured his wife Kaitlyn Grispi twice in two days courtesy of tauntongazette.com. Kaitlyn Grispi’s leg was bleeding from bite marks from their dog, a bull terrier named Buddy. Her husband had trained the dog to...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shawn Marion Leaning Toward Signing with Cavs

As usual, NBA free agency is moving as quickly as social media will allow, and the name swirling in the mix is Shawn Marion. There were earlier reports that the Pacers were trying to apply for a disabled player exception for Paul George so that they could potentially offer Marion more money than the Cleveland Cavaliers would be able to afford. However, it appears that money isn...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Shawn Marion Leaning Towards Signing With Cavs

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that free agent forward Shawn Marion is leaning towards signing with the Cavaliers over the Indiana Pacers. Yahoo Sources: Free agent forward Shawn Marion leaning toward signing with Cleveland over Indiana. http://t.co/iKK1hyIHQS — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 7, 2014 Indiana can offer more money, but the fact that Marion is leaning...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers to Apply for Disabled Player Exception for Paul George

With the Pacers star player, Paul George, gone for the entire 2014-15 season, it’s time for the team to look for all avenues to help them compete in the upcoming year. One way to do this is to apply for a disabled player exception worth $5.3 million, which is what the team is reportedly planning on doing. This would in essence allow the team to sweeten the offer to any free agents...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavs Dion Waiters Does the Shmoney Dance (Video)

Bobby Shmurda has been the topic of discussion lately ever since the rapper’s song “Hot N***a” became the hottest track of the summer. The song is mostly known for the dance that is in it, now dubbed as the “Shmoney Dance.” The dance, in my opinion, is pretty stupid. However, almost every celebrity like Chris Brown or Lil Wayne have been seen doing it. To be honest, I do...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D Wade’s Ex-Wife Wants Judge Removed for Being Heat Groupie

Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife is back at the courtroom antics again. It seems there will be no end to Siohvaughn Funches endless battling with her ex-husband. The latest of Funches’ accusations is that she says that the Miami judge who has been deemed the enforcer of the her and Wade’s divorce settlement is too star-struck with the NBA star is be able to be impartial. Funches is asking...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Darryl Strawberry Confirms Ex-Teammate Decapitated GF’s Cat

I can understand why Kevin Mitchell would deny this story because it takes some true crazy to harm a small, household animal. However, former teammate, Darryl Strawberry says he will confirm the once considered urban legend about his former teammate Kevin Mitchell decapitating his girlfriend’s cat to be true. The story was first told in 1999 in a book that another teammate, Doc...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Employee Suing ESPN Over ‘Sexually Provocative’ Photos

Awful Announcing via Deadspin is reporting that an ex-employee of  ESPN is suing the network alleging that her boss took pictures of her and then photoshopped them to make them look “sexually provocative,” before posting them online.   The ex-employee, Heather Paskewich filed suit last month in Connecticut Superior Court and the case has been moved to federal court. Heather...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine: Mark Jackson’s Staff Didn’t Push Players Enough

Brian Scalabrine is now an analyst for the Boston Celtics, so he’s free to speak his mind on everything that went on in Golden State. In an interview with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich, Scalabrine said Jackson’s staff in Golden State didn’t push the players hard enough, like Doc Rivers and Tom Thibodeau did with their respective teams. While Scalabrine thanked...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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