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Vikings Fans Have Quite Possibly Best Couples Jerseys Ever (Photo)

You see all type of things at training camp, but I’m sure this will be a first for most. I’ve never been a fan of the mushy couples that dress alike or customized jerseys, but these two have blended the two so creatively and perfectly that I can’t help but salute them. H/T: Next Impulse Sports
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Under Armour’s Offer to KD is 10 Years, $325 Million

I know Nike is the biggest shoe apparel company in the world and it means a lot to have that brand behind you, but……… $325 MILLION We won’t know the official numbers unless Kevin Durant signs with them, but if these reports are true, that would be very hard to turn down. Sounds like Kevin Durant to Under Armour is close to done. Would be the seminal moment in UA's basketball...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors Sign Aaron Craft To Partially Guaranteed Contract

It looks like Aaron Craft is going to have an NBA career after all.  Despite doubters and pundits who don’t believe he can play, Craft has signed a partially guaranteed contract with the Golden State Warriors according to Diamond Leung of the San Jose Mercury News.  Undrafted point guard Aaron Craft signed a one-year, partially guaranteed contract with the Warriors on Wednesday...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mayweather Promotions Retains Firm to Help Market to Hispanics

Smart move on their part. Here is the press release. Mayweather Promotions is pleased to announce that they have retained the services of Pinta, a cross-cultural marketing firm, to assist efforts to market the company, its fights and fighters to the Hispanic community. Pinta targets general market consumers in diverse communities, first-generation Hispanics nationwide, and U.S.-born...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Daniels To Direct ‘The Brian Banks Story’

Things are really starting to fall into place for Brian Banks. He just landed a job in the NFL’s front office over the weekend, and now according to The Wrap, Oscar nominated director, Lee Daniels will develop and direct a movie about his life. Banks was star headed to USC in 2002 before he was wrongfully convicted and served five-years for rape. The subject of a 2012 “60...
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Panthers Think They Can Break All-Time Sack Record

The Carolina Panthers defense can get after the passer with the best of them, but this season the goal is to do it better than any franchise ever has in a single season.  Carolina led the league in sacks last year with 60.  Defensive tackle Colin Cole believes this season that they can shatter the all-time record of 72 set by the 1984 Bears. “The goal is to surpass that and get...
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Jeremy Lin’s “Dunk Cam” Video is Pretty Cool

I can dig it? H/T Sports Grid
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Dion Waiters Says LeBron Told Him To Be Ready Days Before Decision

LeBron James may not have known what he was going to do until hours before the decision 2.0, but some of his new Cavs teammates are saying that James let them days before that the return was in the works. Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters told SLAM Magazine that he and LeBron talked “four or five days” before he made his decision.  Waiters says James told him to “be ready”...
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Brent Grimes’ Wife Tells Bleacher Report Writer to “Eat a D*ck”

Well……. At least she said it with her chest. I read the article, pretty standard stuff, the guy is paid to give his opinion, sometimes they are wrong, sometimes they are right and sometimes they are partially right. Grimes has been solid coming off the achilles injury, not sure if he is at the level he was when with the Falcons, but once again that is subjective. Seems a little...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Donovan McNabb Joins Fox NFL Broadcast Booth

Throughout his 13-year NFL career, you could find Donovan McNabb quarterbacking on Fox NFL Sunday. This upcoming season, the retired former-Eagle will be back on Fox every Sunday, calling games from the booth. McNabb will be joining Brady Quinn and David Diehl as former NFL players in the booth for Fox on Sundays when the season kicks off a few weeks from now according to Pro Football...
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Report: Knicks Acquire Travis Outlaw & Quincy Acy From Kings

Now that the major trades and free agent moves have been made, teams are starting to make smaller transactions to bring in smaller contracts and role players. According to USA Today, the New York Knicks have acquired bruising big man Quicny Acy and swingman Travis Outlaw from the Sacramento Kings. The New York Knicks will trade guard Wayne Ellington, forward Jeremy Tyler and a 2016...
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Tim Tebow Asked If He’s Content With NFL Career Being Over (Video)

I had the privilidge to tour the new SEC ESPN Network Studios. During my time there we were able to speak to a few of the analysts one being Tim Tebow. One of the first questions he was asked by a group of reporters was about if he was content that his playing days were over. Here is what he had to say.
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL QB Scott Mitchell Going on ‘Biggest Loser’

Playing in the NFL is one of the most physically imposing things a human being could possibly do. Taking hits constantly and having to get right back up to continue means having to be in peak physical condition at all times during your playing career. However once that playing career ends, it’s not difficult to see how players could put on some serious weight. After years of training...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Layoffs, Firings & Sites Closing; What is the Future of Sports Blogging?

The Flood came right around 2009. Which flood you may ask? The flood of independent sports blogs. Like any natural disaster it was a combination of things that caused the flood. Social media, great improvements in technology, high speed internet, smart phones, tablets, the WordPress/Blogger interfaces, and the ability to make now make money via Ad Networks per page views. With all...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UGA Freshman RB Lays Out Teammate in Practice (Video)

University of Georgia true freshman running back Nick Chubb may not get a single carry this season but the top 5 running back recruit is already showing the Georgia coaches his talent. In a typical summer camp practice Chubb completely annihilates one of his teammates. I guess this is what coaches mean when they to go 110%.
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Billboard in Akron Reminds LeBron Where He Got His Rings (Photo)

After LeBron James decided to leave the Miami Heat and return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the reaction to Heat fans was a lot less aggressive than that of Cavs fans spurned back in 2010. Rather than burning thousands of jerseys and having near riots, it appears Heat fans decided to put up a billboard in Akron reminding James of where his two championship rings came from. While it...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Keegan Bradley Debuts Custom All Red Jordan XX9 Golf Shoes (Photos)

Keegan Bradley may have the most slept on Jordan collection out there. While people always talk about Fat Joe, Usher, Drake, and Wale as the trendsetters Keegan just sits back and rocks never before seen fire. Thanks to our friends over at TheShoeGame.com we get an inside look at some of the dope sneakers Keegan wears on and off of the golf course. These all red Air Jordan XX9 PEs...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin’s Trainer Shot 5 Times Leaving Suspected Crime Boss’ Home

Matthew Macklin was scheduled to return to the ring later this month but now his fight will be postponed because of the bizarre shooting of his trainer, Jamie Moore. The Manchester Evening News were the first to report the shooting: Former champion boxer Jamie Moore was shot outside a Marbella mansion owned by the son of a suspected Irish crime boss. Moore, 35, from Salford, was...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Superfan Gets LeBron Themed Funeral (Photo)

I… I don’t even know. A huge LeBron James fan from Texas named Chris Coronado died last Friday in a tragic highway collision. To honor his life and give him the send-off they believed he’d want, his family decided to give the 28-year-old a LeBron James themed funeral. Hanging LeBron jerseys and pictures of James mixed in with those of Coronado were just a few of the features...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones vs Cormier Trash Talk Continues at LA Media Stop (Video)

During the first UFC 178 media tour stop in Las Vegas Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones brawled. At yesterday’s LA stop they calmed down and kept it to just trash talking. The build up to this fight is one for the ages and the fight on September 27th should live up to the talk.
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Petition started to get Weird Al to perform at SB halftime show

Some people—true American heroes really—got the bright idea to start a Change.org petition to have Weird Al Yankovic perform the halftime show at Super Bowl XLIX this coming February. It only makes sense seeing that Weird Al finally, after almost four decades of performing, reached the No.1 spot on Billboard 200 with his latest album, Mandatory Fun. Here’s the letter that has...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden is Very Excited for His Cowboys Debut

Weeden is the undisputed backup in Dallas, if anything happens to Romo the man above will be taking over the reins. He’s confident, but are you confident in him Cowboys Fans? Here is what he had to say via the Star-Telegram. “It’ll be good to be out there with those guys,” Weeden said. “We’ve got some great offensive weapons. I’m excited to be able to go out and compete...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fox News Reporter Resigns After Caught Stealing Wallets (Mugshot)

The interesting thing is they didn’t fire her, they let her resign. Wonder how many other reporters they would have done that for? A Fox40 news anchor accused of helping her partner steal wallets worth more than $2400 has resigned from her job. Police claim March 2013 security camera footage shows Sabrina Rodriguez, who worked as a news presenter for the TV network Fox40, helping...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer to Start in Browns 1st Preseason Game

Nothing surprising about this. Hoyer has been the better quarterback so far in Browns training camp, Manziel will get a lot of action in the preseason to see if he can make up the gap.
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Fans Give 5 Reasons Why They Should Be Respected

HEAT fans probably get a bad rap, but that is what happens when you are the villains. They probably will be treated better now that LeBron has left the building. But, the Miami New Times demands they be respected now and give five reasons why they should. Here is what they came up with. 1. Breaking news: Miami didn’t invent the bandwagon fan. Glass houses, bro. 2. Almost no Heat...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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