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Kobe Bryant: LeBron did not 'push me' to be better

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James play tonight for the second-to-last time.But do not expect the Los Angeles Lakers great to say anything overly complimentary about a fellow Hall-of-Fame talent who's six years younger and has three fewer championship rings:While it's safe to argue LeBron's case as the superior all-time player—championship rings are lightyears from the best way to...
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Ole Miss lands intriguing JC prospect

On Wednesday, Ole Miss picked up its second commitment in the class of 2017 -- garnering a pledge from defensive end Markel Winters. Winters currently attends Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Miss. The Florida native was a one-time player at ECU -- before being dismissed over multiple issues -- including a suspension stemming from firing a BB gun towards the ground within...
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Playoff success of Broncos' McManus no surprise to his college coach

There was a point late in Super Bowl 50 when the idea of a kicker being named Most Valuable Player started to surface on Twitter.Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller doused that notion in the fourth quarter when he forced his second fumble to all but cement MVP honors and assure that teammmate and second-year kicker Brandon McManus would not be heading to Disney World."The magnitude...
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Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell shows off insane vertical jump

Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell decided to enter the NFL draft despite missing the end of the season with a stress fracture in his right leg. If the 5-foot-11, 196-pounder can replicate at the NFL combine the 51-inch vertical jump he showed off on Instagram this week, that decision will probably look pretty good.The best vertical in last year's combine belonged to Georgia...
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Report: Shaq Davidson announces he will transfer from South Carolina

Via a report from The State, sophomore receiver Shaq Davidson will transfer from the South Carolina football program.  Rated a 4-star recruit by both ESPN and 247Sports, the Gaffney native initially chose the Gamecocks over the likes of Auburn, Georgia, Ohio State, Tennessee, Clemson, and Notre Dame. The 2014 prospect was considered one of the state's best players for his age group...
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Chipper Jones pegs the Mets to win the World Series

Joining MLB Network Radio on Tuesday, Chipper Jones revealed who he believes will win the World Series and why they'll do it.Discussing his role as special assistant for the Atlanta Braves, Jones shared his thoughts on the franchise's rebuilding project, which he believes should be structured to emulate the successful rebuilding effort executed by the New York Mets."I think the blueprint...
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Source: Oklahoma D-line coach leaving, expected to go to Stanford

Diron Reynolds, Oklahoma's defensive line coach, is leaving OU, a source told FOX Sports. Reynolds is expected to become the new Stanford D-line coach, replacing Randy Hart, who retired earlier this week.Reynolds spent a decade as an NFL assistant and worked under Hart at Stanford in 2014.Bruce Feldman is a senior college football reporter and columnist for FOXSports.com and FS1...
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Why Brian Vickers is a good fit at Stewart-Haas Racing

FOXSports.com has confirmed that Brian Vickers will fill in for Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet at Daytona Speedweeks and possibly beyond.   Vickers, 32, was the youngest champion in NASCAR XFINITY Series history.   More to the point, Vickers will be a good fit at Daytona.   He is an excellent restrictor-plate racer and won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup...
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Which LSU incoming freshmen can impact team in 2016?

LSU signed one of the best collection of talents in the country for the class of 2016. Les Miles and his staff absolutely loaded up in the state of Louisiana -- particularly when it came to defensive linemen, wide receivers, offensive linemen, and defensive backs. The Tigers appear to be loaded heading into next season -- with much of its young roster returning to Baton Rouge....
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The Cavs would've been nuts to trade LeBron for Kobe

It sounds so fair enough: LeBron James for Kobe Bryant. What's not to like?In 2007, Kobe was 28 years old and just dropped 32 points per game on helpless defenders. LeBron was 22 and just finished his one-man show in the playoffs, leading a talent-starved Cavs roster to the Finals.So why wouldn't the Cavs send The King to the Lakers for the Mamba in a deal that reportedly was offered...
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Roger Goodell's approval rating is lower than President Obama's

Being in charge of the NFL, like being in charge of the country, means that you're not always going to make everyone happy with the way you do your job. So what do people think about how Roger Goodell is doing?Not so great, would be the answer.According to a survey of self-described NFL fans conducted by Public Policy Polling, Goodell has a 28 percent job approval rating, with 42...
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Chevy Camaro 1LE set to debut at Chicago Auto Show

Chevrolet will debut the 2017 Camaro in the sixth-generation 1LE track package at the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday.For the first time, the 1LE package will be offered on the 1LT and 2LT coupes equipped with the 3.6L V6, along with the 1SS V8 models."The result delivers better performance in all measures," Oppenheiser said. "In our development tests, the V6 Camaro 1LE delivers lap...
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Turf expert: 'Hard-headed' players to blame for poor footing at SB50

Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward could be seen struggling to find his footing after intercepting a pass from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the second half of Super Bowl 50. After the game, he and Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib both criticized the playing surface at San Francisco's Levi's Stadium.George Toma has heard the criticism, but the NFL's leading expert on playing...
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Fenway Park bringing ski-jumping from mountains to downtown Boston

Fenway Park has been the home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912. While baseball is the main focus of the stadium, it has hosted other events such as concerts, football, soccer, and even hockey. Now the 104-year-old stadium can add another check to its resume -- ski jumping.Standing high above the Green Monster, a 140-foot ski jump has been constructed in centerfield, sloping down...
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'Ronaldo Zinedin' earns Mexico youth call-up

Some parents go the traditional route when naming their children. Some don't.Consider this family a member of the latter category.When Ronaldo -- the original Ronaldo, mind you -- sealed a lucrative move from Inter Milan to Real Madrid after helping Brazil to a record fifth World Cup triumph in 2002, it was at that point when, upon welcoming their newborn son into the world, one...
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It's only February, but we have the greatest tennis shot of the year

Dustin Brown, a Jamaican-German tennis player who had been best known for his long dreadlocks and circus shots until he defeated Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon last year, went back to his wheelhouse on Wednesday during a small Challenger event in Italy. Brown was serving early in the match against world No. 212 Aldin Setnic. Up a break and 30-0, Brown went for a serve-and-volley that...
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Three Burning Fantasy Basketball Questions (Feb. 10)

Every week, D.J. Foster will tackle three burning questions in the Fantasy Basketball world. Topics for today: Life without Marc Gasol, potential shutdowns and trade deadline chatter. 1. Marc Gasol is out for the season. What do I do now? Marc Gasol will be sidelined for 4-6 months with a broken right foot, which means you can drop him in all re-draft leagues. It's a tough break...
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Another Plaxico Burress? Ex-NFL WR Josh Morgan accidentally shoots himself

Plaxico Burress, you now have some company. Former NFL wide receiver Josh Morgan reportedly shot himself in the leg while cleaning a gun, according to TMZ. TMZ Sports has learned ... cops in Virginia responded to a report of a man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound around 9 PM on January 31st.  We're told Morgan claimed he was cleaning the weapon when it accidentally went off ...
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West Brom edge Peterborough in penalty shootout to advance

Peterborough United took West Bromwich Albion to penalties in their fourth round FA Cup replay, but could not succeed in the shootout, with Ben Foster making two key saves to give WBA the win 1-1 (4-3) on kicks and advance to the fifth round and a date with Reading on February 20.Lee Angol and Martin Samuelsen both saw their kicks saved at London Road in what was a cruel ending for...
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Jamel Herring intent on carrying on proud boxing Marine Corps tradition

Unbeaten lightweight Jamel Herring is a former marine disciplined enough to know not to look too far ahead. Winning takes focus on the moment, and on the next fight."I'm thinking far ahead, of course," he told me, late last week."But I also want to take things one fight at a time."That next fight took place Tuesday night in Pennsylvania. Herring beat Luis Eduardo Flores decisively...
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Barcelona notch new club unbeaten record, earn Copa del Rey final spot

Barcelona and boss Luis Enrique stand alone in club history after making it 29 matches without defeat Wednesday night, Wilfrid Kaptoum's late goal enabling them to grab a 1-1 draw with Valencia in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal at the Mestalla. The result sealed an 8-1 aggregate triumph.Their berth in the Copa final May 21 had already been secured with a 7-0 first...
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Podcast: How Von Miller's dominant Super Bowl will alter the NFL Draft

Von Miller was a freak at Texas A&M, so it's no surprise he's turned into one of the NFL's best defensive players for the Denver Broncos and took home Super Bowl 50 MVP honors. He was so dominant against the Panthers that teams may even approach the 2016 NFL Draft a bit differently, trying to find the next Von Miller.FS1's Peter Schrager joins Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel...
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Columbus Crew SC's new kit draws urinal jokes galore

How you doing, Columbus?Good? That's great!Unfortunately, we have some very bad news. This is going to be your soccer team's new kit this season:What an abomination. Just brutal. How do you explain this?"Inspired by the Columbus City Flag, the For Columbus kit creates a powerful and bold connection between the Club and the City," the club's official press release explains.Bold?...
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Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is getting commended for doing what he should

Daniel Cormier gets to fight his rival Jon Jones again this spring. A lot has happened since they last met, in Jan. of 2015 and Jones won a close decision. Since losing to "Bones," Cormier stormed back with two-straight wins over top contenders Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson. Now, he heads into their rematch as the defending champion. To the Olympian, that makes all the...
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Johnny Manziel's grandfather has his back, says ex 'has her problems'

The downfall of Johnny Manziel has been a slow and highly-publicized one, and has gone from creating serious doubt about his playing future, to generating concerns over his personal well-being.Aside from reportedly showing up to practice drunk and having several other off-field issues throughout the season, Manziel has had multiple run-ins with the police involving his ex-girlfriend...
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