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Former Dallas Cowboys Running Back Joseph Randle Charged With Threatening Deputy

Former Dallas Cowboys’ running back Joseph Randle has been charged with threatening an officer while jailed in Kansas.  Randle, 24, was charged in Sedgwick County on a felony count of criminal threat. He reportedly is being accused of threatening a deputy for “enforcing” the rules while in jail last month.  The former Oklahoma State tailback was released on $5,000 bond and...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James Jr.’s Top 5 College Destinations

The college recruitment of the son of the greatest basketball player in the world has already started.  LeBron James Jr., the 11-year-old spawn of the three-time NBA champion, is still a few years away from high school, but he’s already got the attention of some of the country’s top programs. ESPN says he has “standing” scholarship offers from two blue blood schools and...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Have Traded Derrick Rose To The New York Knicks

The NBA Finals may have just ended this past Sunday with the Cleveland Cavaliers knocking off the Golden State Warriors, but we already have offseason fireworks elsewhere in the country.  According to ESPN’s Marc J. Spears, the Chicago bulls have officially traded point guard Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks. In return, the Bulls receive center Robin Lopez, guard Jerian Grant...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: LeBron James Wearing Customized “Oregon” LeBron 2′s During Championship Parade

Today’s Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship parade is essentially a holiday in Northeast Ohio. While Ohio State is well-represented at the festivities, Cavs star LeBron James is showcasing a different college with his sneaker choice today.  LeBron is wearing a customized “Oregon” version of his LeBron 2 sneakers during today’s celebration. Today @KingJames is rocking these...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star All-American DE K’Lavon Chaisson Drops Loaded Top 10, Has Oklahoma As His Leader

K’Lavon Chaisson, a four-star defensive end out of Houston, dropped an ordered top 10 on Tuesday night, listing the Oklahoma Sooners as his leader. The full group of 10 schools is pretty wide-ranging, featuring four of the five power conferences, as well as his upstart hometown Houston Cougars and Notre Dame. No questions or Interviews. Credits to both @Hayesfawcett3 & @WMooreEdits...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

In Photos: Meet Kate Bock, The SI Swimsuit Model Who Appears To Be Dating Kevin Love

Aside from a shirtless J.R. Smith parading around or a Kyrie Irving chugging Cristal, or even Lebron James standing above the crowd taking it all in, the thing that seemed to catch social media’s attention during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ celebration parade Wednesday afternoon was the fact that Kevin Love brought Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Kate Bock with him to take part...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star CB Elijah Blades Announces Commitment To Florida

Four-star cornerback Elijah Blades may be from Pac-12 country, but he’ll be playing his college ball in the SEC. The Pasadena native announced his commitment to Florida via Twitter. DREAM COME TRUE GOTTA CHASE IT #SWAMPpic.twitter.com/fqrUjCwTEF — ELIJAH – BLADES SZN™ (@savageszniv) June 22, 2016 247Sports has Blades ranked No. 26 among all cornerbacks in the 2017 class...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Big 12 requests 'all documents associated' with Baylor sexual assault scandal

It is unclear whether or not the NCAA will take any action against Baylor after the sexual assault scandal that led to the ouster of head coach Art Briles last month. It appears that the Big 12 is interested in looking further into the issues. In a statement released this afternoon, the Big 12 announced that is has requested all available documents from the investigations into the...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Cleveland Artist Created An Impressive Bust Of LeBron James Out Of Dryer Lint

The photos coming out of Cleveland during today’s championship parade for the Cavaliers are pretty insane. The town’s outpouring of love for LeBron James is palpable, and maybe the most unique representation of it comes in the former of a bust made of dryer lint. You read that right. Sandy Buffie, a local “dryer lint bust sculptor” created the bust of James and brought it...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons Has 2 Big-Time Guests For Tonight’s Premiere Of “Any Given Wednesday” On HBO

Will Bill Simmons new HBO sports show Any Given Wednesday succeed? The former ESPN writer and podcast progenitor certainly won’t be hurting for guest star-power, at least based on the two that he’s booked for tonight’s pilot episode. NBA legend and Inside the NBA star Charles Barkley, and A-list actor and fellow Bostonian Ben Affleck are set to join “The Sports Guy....
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James Intends To Return To Cleveland To Defend Title

Twitter/LeBron LeBron James won his third NBA title this past Sunday night, and it looks like he’ll be returning to Cleveland to try for his fourth next year. Wednesday, James told cleveland.com that he’s got “no plans” to leave the Cavaliers – despite what some ESPN reports suggested earlier in the week. There are some who believed that James could flirt with the Miami...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star LB Sampson Niu Announces Oregon Commitment

San Diego (Calif.) Madison four-star linebacker Sampson Niu has committed to Oregon, he announced on Twitter this morning.  Go Ducks  pic.twitter.com/ZRJW8KaXDi — BIRTHDAY BOY (@saampsonniu) June 22, 2016 A four-star prospect according to Rivals, Niu is the No. 16 inside linebacker in the 2017 class per 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Niu also held...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas LB Malik Jefferson Mocks Situation Regarding Alabama’s Players Not Being Prosecuted

It is pretty clear that those from around the college football world are not very amused by Ouachita Parish (La.) district attorney Jerry Jones’ decision to drop charges against two Alabama football players earlier this week. Cam Robinson, a star left tackle for the Crimson Tide, and reserve safety Laurence “Hootie” Jones were arrested last month on charges of possession of...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Reacts To Landing Former Baylor 4-Star WR Commit

Texas just landed its highest-rated recruit for the 2016 recruiting cycle – thanks to Baylor fumbling the ball on the goal line. After failing to send wide receiver Devin Duvernay’s letter of intent paperwork to the Big 12 offices, Baylor had to sit back and watch the four-star recruit, who took it personal, explore other options. And on Wednesday, he found a landing spot ...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama RB’s Mother “Jokes” That Her Son Is Transferring

Alabama sophomore running back Damien Harris is from Berea, Kentucky, and for a few minutes Wednesday, it looked like he might be headed back near his hometown to continue his football-playing career.  Lynn Harris, Damien’s mother, took to Facebook to post a note that her son would be transferring from Alabama to Eastern Kentucky, implying that the tailback wants to play closer...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Baylor 4-Star WR Commit Devin Duvernay Commits To Texas

One of the highest-rated former Baylor football commitments has found a landing spot.  According to ESPN’s Gerry Hamilton, Sachse (TX) four-star wide receiver Devin Duvernay, rated as the No. 4 wide out in the 2016 class by 247 Sports, has committed to Texas. Duvernay retweeted the news to confirm.  #ESPN300 No. 42 in 2016 @Dev_Duv5 commits to #Texas #Longhorns. @max_olson ...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Player Jon Dorenbos Pulls Off Unbelievable Magic Trick On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Philadelphia Eagles longsnapper Jon Dorenbos has spent 14 seasons in the NFL, but Tuesday night, the world learned his real talent – card tricks. Dorenbos was a contestant on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and absolutely stunned the judges – Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel.  Here’s video. The last piece of the bit will blow your mind. Even Cowell looks shocked...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama Assistants Earn Raises Following National Championship

After helping the program win its fourth national championship in the last seven years, Alabama’s assistant coaches received raises on Tuesday. AL.com has all the details here. While each assistant received a salary bump, three raises in particular stood out. Running backs coach Burton Burns earned the highest increase, from $345,000 to $475,000 per year. Co-defensive coordinator...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Draymond Green Kick Kyrie Irving On Purpose During Final Minute Of Game 7?

Anybody who has followed the NBA this season has come across a video of Draymond Green’s leg flying in the direction of an opposing player at some point, and the debate continues on whether or not these actions are intentional.  So, of course, as the final minute of Game 7 ticked away Sunday night, we were given another one of these incidents to debate. In this video posted to...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Cavs Fans Do “O-H-I-O” Chant At Championship Parade

Today is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship parade, and the streets are already lined with deliriously joyful fans ready to celebrate Cleveland’s first title since 1964.  Of course, any title parade in Ohio has to include a rendition of the “O-H-I-O” chant. Busted Coverage is on the scene and caught a guy leading a sizable crowd in the chant this morning.  It’s wouldn’t...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke’s Amile Jefferson Encourages NBA Teams On Twitter To Draft Marshall Plumlee

Tomorrow night is the 2016 NBA Draft, and while Duke’s Brandon Ingram is projected to be off the board with the No. 2 overall pick, it’s looking unlikely that his teammate Marshall Plumlee will be selected.  Currently, multiple mock drafts aren’t projecting Plumlee to be chosen in either round. Still, his Blue Devil frontcourt partner Amile Jefferson is trying to convince...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Ponder’s Instagram Posts Makes It Clear College Football Season Is Almost Here

Yes, the NBA Finals did just come to an end and yes, we are now fully entrenched in baseball season. But fear not, pigskin fans – college football is just around the corner. Here’s proof. ESPN’s Sam Ponder, who is taking on the added responsibility of being ABC’s Saturday Night Football sideline reporter this year, is already studying up ahead of the 2016 season. She took...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer, Thad Matta, Gene Smith Are At The Cavs Victory Parade Today

LeBron James has been a fervent Ohio State supporter the past few years – routinely showing up for Buckeyes games to help root the team on. Wednesday, the school’s brass are on-hand to return the favor.  Urban Meyer, Thad Matta and school AD Gene Smith are in downtown Cleveland for the Cavaliers’ victory parade, which comes after the franchise beat the Golden State Warriors...
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June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette creates his own version of LeBron's Instagram post

LeBron James has been on an absolute tirade since winning his third NBA title, breaking the 52-year drought of major pro championships in the city of Cleveland. He wore an “Ultimate Warrior” shirt, a direct shot at his opponents in Golden State, and a Kermit Sipping Tea meme hat, and on Monday, had an epic Instagram post laying out all of the arguments that he has heard against...
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June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Duke Hangs 2017 National Championship Banner Created By Young Campers

Duke hosted its youth basketball camp this week, and those in attendance already know which team they’re choosing to take home the 2017 national title. The program posted a picture of a 2017 national championship banner that was created by the campers. It is already hanging up at Cameron Indoor Stadium. it’s a sign….s/o to the Duke basketball campers that made this nice...
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June 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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