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Dwight Howard: I Wasn’t Happy With Lakers, I Don’t Talk to Kobe & Fans Should Move On

Dwight Howard told you guys. “Me and Jodie [Meeks] and Jordan [Hill] and [Robert] Sacre, we have a great relationship, so we talk a lot and I’m looking forward to seeing those guys,” Howard said after the Rockets fell to the Clippers, 137-118, on Monday. What about Bryant? Do you still talk to him? “No,” Howard said. “Listen, it’s over with man,” he said. “Like...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Five Star Recruit Trey Lyles commits to Kentucky over Louisville

John Calipari is chasing Rick Pitino again for the keys to the state of Kentucky, and Cal may have hauled in his biggest prize in this year’s recruiting battle by beating out Pitino and Louisville for star prep forward Trey Lyles.  “Next year, I will be playing for the University of Kentucky,” Lyles said. The 6-foot-9 power forward becomes the fourth commitment in the class...
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49ers WR Michael Crabtree Cleared To Practice

Michael Crabtree is back, and the 48ers are ecstatic. The 49ers official Twitter page has announced that Crabtree has been cleared for practice. BREAKING: #49ers WR @KingCrab15 has been cleared to practice. http://t.co/j9SHLQzwpM — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 5, 2013 Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles during Organized Team Activities and is now able to join his teammates...
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Atlanta Hawks Spoof “Blurred Lines” (Video)

The Atlanta Hawks decided to get inventive when they made their new fan conduct video. According to Jocksandstilettojill.com the Hawks went straight to the catchiest song of the summer, Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, and spoofed it the way only sports organizations know how to. What did we learn from this video? Atlanta DJ Ryan Cameron, who is the voice of the Hawks, cannot sing...
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Marcus Smart, Andrew Wiggins Headline AP All American Team

I’m actually shocked a senior made this list. Two seniors, two sophomores and a freshman will make up the Associated Press’ preseason All-America team.  Oklahoma State stud point guard Marcus Smart was the only unanimous choice for AP Preseason All American. The reigning Big 12 player and freshman of the year, Smart averaged 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 3.0 steals...
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Arizona State’s Steve Patterson Will be Texas’ New AD

According to reports, Arizona State’s Athletic Director Steve Patterson will be taking over as the new Texas AD. Patterson’s camp had denied that he was interested in the job but it turns out Texas had not formally interviewed him or offered the position. From SI: “It’s done,” said the Texas official. Patterson, 55, holds both an undergraduate and a law degree from Texas...
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Michael Carter-Williams Wants To Prove He Should Have Been No. 1 Pick

Michael Carter-Williams is ‘The One,” the future of the 76ers at point guard, and my pick for rookie of the year. Carter-Williams of course fell to No. 11 in the draft, and selected by the 76ers with the intent of letting him have the ball from day one. Carter-Williams averaged 12 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals as a sophomore at Syracuse last season and...
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Antrel Rolle Says Jonathan Martin Should Be Blamed As Much as Incognito

A lot of people are thinking this, but not many are saying it publicly. Antrel Rolle isn’t one to bite his tongue though. Antrel Rolle on @WFAN regarding Dolphin bullyign: "I think the other guy is just as much to blame because he's allowed this to happen." — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) November 5, 2013 More Rolle on Bully-gate … RT @ebenezersamuel "...
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Grant Hill Explains Why Kobe Gave Him More Problems Than Bron, KD or Melo

I think people appreciate Kobe now, but it will be years down the road before people really understand how great of a player he was. Career isn’t quite over yet, but the fact before he was injured he was still be regarded as one of the Top 10 players in the league was a feat itself. Grant Hill explains why it was so hard to defend him over the years and why Kobe was the toughest...
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Michael Redd Ending NBA Career

It’s been over for some time now, and I guess we can call this the unofficial announcement. Redd hasn’t made an official announcement, but according to the Racine Journal Times, he will not return to the NBA and has ended his career. While Michael Redd hasn't announced his retirement, I've been told his NBA career is over. Turned down camp invite last month. — Gery...
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Baylor Hype Video for Oklahoma Game

In just two days, the Baylor Bears are set to take on the Oklahoma Sooners. With both teams being ranked in the top 10 with Baylor being undefeated, there was bound to be a sweet hype video. CBS Sports reports that thankfully Baylor won’t disappoint in the video hype department.
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Richie Incognito Talked About Stealing Tannehill’s CC & Buying Jet Skies

I am not going to make a bad going Incognito joke, but it is pretty much over for him. Oh wow… ESPN playing sound of Richie Incognito… talking about hazing Ryan Tannehill… saying he took his credit card to buy a jet ski. — Sara Jane Harris (@SaraJaneHarris) November 5, 2013 The radio interview with Incognito showed just how comfortable he felt talking about his so-called...
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Darrell Green: Redskins need to re-sign DeAngelo Hall

I know some of you may laugh at Green’s statement, but DeAngelo Hall is actually having one of his better NFL seasons in some time. Hall has three interceptions and nine pass deflections. He also has scored three touchdowns — two off of interception returns and one off of a fumble returns. He plays in the NFC East where he gets to see Victor Cruz, Dez Bryant, Hakeem Nicks,...
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Manny Pacquiao Says He Made a “Careless Error” Against Marquez

Manny Pacquiao talks about how he isn’t overlooking Brandon Rios and how it was his own mistake that led to knockout at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez. “Brandon Rios is an extremely dangerous opponent. He is young, strong and has no quit in him. I raced him up the steps of the Great Wall. He’s a competitor. “I have seen Rios fight and I am confident that I will win the...
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Carmelo Anthony says he been too passive during fourth quarters

Carmelo Anthony has never been shy about getting shots up throughout his career. He’s a great scorer who isn’t going to change at this point in his career. After last night’s game though, he said maybe he is being a too passive in the 4th quarter of games this season: “For myself, maybe I’m second-guessing myself as well,” Anthony said Monday after the Knicks’ practice...
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Jerry Jones Thinks DeMarcus Ware will be Ready to Play Sunday

  This is good news for the Cowboys.  They will need a good pass rush to try and get Drew Brees out of his rhythm. Jerry Jones on DeMarcus Ware returning for Saints game: I think he is ready — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) November 5, 2013
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Nate Burleson Returns to Practice for First Time since Pizza Incident

Big boost for the Lions offense if Burleson returns soon rather than later. Him practicing is a good sign. No Ziggy Ansah, Calvin Johnson, Bill Bentley, Corey Hilliard or Louis Delmas at #Lions practice today. WR Nate Burleson did practice. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) November 5, 2013
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James Dolan Orders The Knicks Dancers to Stop Dancing

I am pretty sure it is the dancers fault the Knicks are 1-2. Here are the details courtesy of Los that Sports Blog. Dolan has become such a hands-on owner — figuratively speaking — that, according to a source, he doesn’t want the dancers dancing. Crazy, right? The same guy who wanted creative input on the dancers’ outfits (and he’s good at it) apparently ordered that the...
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Fans Brawl at Red Sox Parade, Several KOs (Video)

Not exactly sure what they were mad about seeing that they won the World Series. Lot of sucker punching and kicking people while they are down in the video provided by BarStool Sports. Stay classy Boston. H/T The Nosebleeds
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Red Sox Take Out Ad Thanking St. Louis (Photo)

Sometimes a good gesture goes completely wrong. That’s pretty much what happened when the Red Sox decided to put an ad in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch thanking Cardinals fans according to Deadspin. I’m going to assume then ad was meant as a peace offering or a gesture of thanking the Cards for their effort and the city of St. Louis for their hospitality. However, it comes across...
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Rich Gannon Claims Raiders Also Associated With Hazing

With the news of the Miami Dolphin’s bullying/hazing incidents involving Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin coming to light, former NFL superstar Rich Gannon recalls similar situations that occurred when he was playing for the Oakland Raiders. According to CBS Sports, Rich Gannon recalls a scene he encountered in the locker room during his first year with the Raiders. “I...
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Bulls Says Derrick Rose is Being Penalized For Being “Too Nice”

Rose hasn’t been getting to the free throw line and the Bulls think it is because he is too nice. “I’ll say this,” Thibodeau said. “I don’t know anyone who drives as hard as he does, nor as fast as he does. I think sometimes he’s penalized for being a nice guy. I’ll leave it at that.” For his part, Rose has tried to take his recent struggles in stride. “I can’t...
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Dolphins Removed Richie Incognito Jerseys from Team Shop (Photo)

I don’t know how many people were rushing to buy Richie Incognito jerseys, but if you were, according to TMZ you can’t do it online anymore. As we reported yesterday, don’t plan on seeing Incognito in a Dolphins uniform ever again.
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Ex-Wife Says MJ Didn’t Tell Her He Was Getting Remarried

My theory on this is if you give someone almost $170 million in a divorce, you really don’t have to tell them anything do you? Jocks and Stiletto Jill has the story. Ms. Jordan says she and Mr. Jordan still talk. “Mostly our conversations are about the children. I don’t remember him saying, ‘By the way, I’m getting married,’ ” she says, chuckling at the thought. ...
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Dwight Howard Gets Rejected By The Rim In LA Return (Video)

It wasn’t a pleasant return to Staples Center for Dwight Howard to say the least. The night started bad from the opening gates. Howard picked up three fouls in the first quarter and to make matters worse, he botched an open dunk, much to the delight of the Los Angeles crowd. Although the Rockets were playing the Clippers, not the Lakers. Howard still received heavy ‘boos’...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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