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Wilmer Flores: 'I want to be a Met forever'

Wilmer Flores somehow discovered a way to endear himself even more to New York Mets fans.In a New York Post article, the 24-year-old Venezuelan infielder says that he wants "to be a Met forever."Flores famously won over the hearts of Mets fans last season when he was seen shedding tears after he thought he had been traded in July.  "I will never forget that night," Flores told the...
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Pacers face surging Hornets in final game before All-Star break

The return of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the play of Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum have the Charlotte Hornets surging back into the playoff picture.Now they're hoping to move above .500 for the first time in more than a month, though they'll have to end their lengthy struggles at Indiana to get there.After allowing an average of 104.4 points on 47.9 percent shooting in their previous...
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Can Kansas State pull off back-to-back upsets?

In an attempt to end its first losing streak, Baylor will have to visit a team that already gave it one of its toughest tests this season.If that wasn't enough, Kansas State is also coming off a stunning upset on its own floor and will try to capture another Wednesday night.Another poor shooting performance sent No. 21 Baylor to an 80-69 loss at then-No. 14 West Virginia on Saturday...
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Sweet music: NBA's hottest team (not named Warriors) is new fun bunch

Ladies and gentlemen, the Utah Jazz are the hottest team in the land not named the Golden State Warriors. They extended their season-best win streak to seven games Tuesday night with a 121-119 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks.When so many young teams find ways to lose, these young Jazz, who trailed by 15 points in the first half and by nine after three quarters, are finding...
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Super Bowl work day means $12.25 an hour while selling $13 beers

The Super Bowl wasn't all glitz and fly-overs and Lady Gaga and Beyonce and Peyton Manning and Von Miller and Cam Newton and high rollers in much-coveted seats.It was also temporary workers making $12.25 an hour starting and ending their day waiting in long lines for shuttles to and from Levi's Stadium, standing on their feet for 16 hours and watching as their concession stand runs...
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Darvish progressing through rehab, says he could throw 95 right now

After missing the entire 2015 season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish is ready to return to the mound.In speaking with Jeff Wilson at the Fort-Worth Telegram, Darvish expressed his confidence in his health:It has to be encouraging to the Rangers (and their fans) to hear Darvish will be reporting the rest of the pitchers and catchers. If all...
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Professor Selig: Ex-MLB Commissioner will teach courses at ASU

It seems as though Bud Selig is keeping busy after retirement.The former Commissioner of Major League Baseball stepped down from his position in January of 2015, handing the reigns to Rob Manfred. Since then, he's taken an interest in educating the future, occasionally filling in at the University of Wisconsin. Now, though, it looks like he's going to take a more full-time approach...
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Tony Dungy says Peyton Manning will factor non-football issues in retirement decision

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said his former head coach Tony Dungy advised him not to rush into a decision about retirement following Super Bowl 50.So what will Manning consider before making up his mind?"I think he's going to consider his health and if he can come back and play to his standards and he's going to consider his family," Dungy told co-host Bill Polian and...
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Watch Knicks' Porzingis bury the Wizards with this paralyzing dunk

New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis is good for at least one jaw-dropping highlight every time he puts on a pair of sneakers, and Tuesday night against the Washington Wizards was no exception.The 20-year-old phenom was ridiculous throughout a game New York eventually lost, blocking All-Star point guards at the rim, throwing down ferocious dunks that had shot blockers ducking...
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Curvaceous Ashley Graham to grace SI's swimsuit issue, says fans 'stood up for curves'

Plus-size model Ashley Graham will grace Sports Illustrated's new swimsuit issue, she announced Tuesday, saying fans "stood up for curves."Graham, who appeared in an ad in last year's issue, is one of five rookie models in the upcoming mag. 
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Alabama welcomes early enrollees with vaunted 'fourth quarter program'

While Alabama head coach Nick Saban is an individual exuding toughness, he might not be the most ferocious coach on the Crimson Tide staff. Scott Cochran -- the Director of Strength and Conditioning -- is the fulcrum behind the machine that is the Alabama football program. The famed "Fourth Quarter Program" speaks to the dominating fashion Alabama demonstrates during this portion...
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This Gregg Popovich reaction to news of New Hampshire primaries is classic Pop

If there's one thing San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is known for, it's having a whole bunch of rings. If there's a second thing that defines Pop, it's his awkward, hilarious and sometimes heartwarming interactions with sideline reporters during mid-game interviews.On Tuesday night, with his Spurs facing the Miami Heat, Popovich once again delivered on his between-quarters...
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Lynch's career yards after contact, broken tackles will hurt your head

Recently retired running back Marshawn Lynch will go down in history as one of the toughest ball-carriers the NFL has ever seen. It usually took more than one defender to take him down, as his stiff arms and churning legs were notorious for keeping rush attempts alive.Lynch's career yards after contact (5,645) and broken tackles (602) should blow your mind.Via Pro Football Focus...
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UNC's Roy Williams taken to locker room after feeling dizzy

BOSTON -- North Carolina coach Roy Williams got dizzy and had to be taken to the locker room during the second half of the Tar Heels game at Boston College on Tuesday night. UNC spokesman Steve Kirschner says Williams got dizzy but is doing OK. The incident occurred during the first media timeout of the second half. The 65-year-old Williams has had bouts with vertigo in the past...
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Hope Solo is a 'gigantic fan' of Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson not only picked up the biggest win of his career last Saturday with a first round finish over Johny Hendricks, but he also landed a U.S. soccer star as a new fan.U.S. women's soccer star goalie Hope Solo sent out a tweet on Saturday night following Thompson's dramatic win showing her appreciation for his performance against a former welterweight champion...
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5-foot-11 Angel Rodriguez wins game with tip-in

Pitt's James Robinson tied the score at 63-all with 3-pointer with only 31 seconds remaining in the game.Miami didn't have a timeout to use, which led to a wild finish at the BankUnited Center on Tuesday night.Sheldon McClellan missed an open three from the corner. Davon Reed came crashing in for the rebound, but his second-chance attempt missed the rim. With the ball in the air...
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Mets' Kevin Plawecki finds hopeful solution to his dizziness issue with surgery

New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki can now just focus on baseball.In a report from the New York Daily News, Plawecki reveals that he had sinus surgery in December, which doctors hope has eradicated the issue that was causing him to feel dizzy last season."My right sinus was completely blocked, so I wasn't getting any air flow through there, but I didn't feel sinus pressure." Plawecki...
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Georgia takes big step towards new indoor practice facility

Georgia is on the cusp of becoming even more of a college football power within the SEC. Via a report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia has already surpassed its goal of raising half of the $30 million needed to pay for a state-of-the-art 109,000 square-foot indoor practice facility.The Magill Society -- named after the late Dan Magill -- is a group of donors heavily...
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Check out Episode 2 of Red Bull Crashed Ice's '4 Below Zero'

"4 Below Zero" takes you into the action and behind the training for the 2016 Season of Red Bull Crashed Ice -- The Fastest Sport on Ice. Think you can lace up the skates and go toe-to-toe with these guys on the track? After seeing what Cam Naasz, Dean Moriarty, Scott Croxall and Matt Johnson go through chasing the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship, and just how technical the...
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Clemson's Ben Boulware sends Twitter rebuke to draft analyst's comments

Ben Boulware's competitive spirit extends to Twitter.Looking ahead to 2017's NFL Draft, analyst Jon Ledyard questioned what kind of pro the Clemson linebacker would be.Boulware provided his own answers via photo and video evidence.And in the end, Ledyard expressed his admiration for Boulware, agreeing with a Clemson fan who said you "can't measure heart and desire."
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Kobe left lasting memory during prom date with Brandy 20 years ago

You can't say Brandy isn't sentimental. The R&B singer told TMZ that she still has the prom dress she wore 20 years ago when a then-18-year-old Kobe Bryant took her to the big dance.Even back then the Black Mamba had game, scoring a date with the then-pop superstar despite being a relative unknown outside of the Philadelphia hoops scene. He was still a few weeks from being drafted...
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Ex-A&M QB says culture from Manziel era was 'big part' of why he left

Kyle Allen was one of two former 5-star quarterbacks to leave Texas A&M in December, and he says the culture in College Station stemming from when Johnny Manziel was QB is a "big part" of why he bolted. In an interview published by CBS Sports Tuesday, Allen shed light on why he decided he needed a change of scenery: “I think the culture was a big part of it, and I think that...
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OL graduate transfer Catalina is a hot commodity with SEC programs

The advent of the "graduate transfer" has completely impacted the climate of college football. These "mercenaries" of sorts are plug-and-play athletes -- possessing experience, maturity, and a battle-tested resume. One of these graduate transfers -- former Rhode Island offensive lineman Tyler Catalina -- is garnering plenty of interest from many programs all across the country. Although...
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Panthers' Cotchery: Return to N.C. has been 'tremendously wonderful'

The last two seasons have been something like a homecoming for veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. As a member of the Carolina Panthers, he has played his home games in the state of North Carolina for the first time since his college days at N.C. State.Cotchery said his experience in Carolina has been "tremendously wonderful."Via Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer:Cotchery...
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Derek Fisher released a statement about the Knicks

Derek Fisher's reign as Knicks coach ended Monday morning after an unsuccessful year and a half. Fisher leaves New York with a 40-96 career record and no major moments to salvage. But he still showed some gratitude toward his mentor Phil Jackson, Knicks owner James Dolan and the Knicks organization in a prepared statement he tweeted out Tuesday:The Knicks are just 23-31 on the season...
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