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Rick Fox needs only one word to describe his favorite Kobe Bryant memory

TORONTO, ON. — When Rick Fox joined the Lakers in 1997, Kobe Bryant was only a second-year player. He was a prospect, a 19-year-old at the start of the season. When Fox retired as a Laker in 2004, Kobe was a star, a three-time champ. He was a different person.That's why it was no surprise that Fox needed only one word to describe his favorite Bryant memory when asked for it after...
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Can anyone beat Stephen Curry in All-Star Saturday's 3-point contest?

Stephen Curry not only won the 2015 Three-Point Contest, but he did so by putting on an incredible shooting display in the final round which set a record for most points scored in the event's history. We know that Curry has become the greatest pure shooter in the game, and we also know that the fact he'll be participating in the All-Star Saturday night event for a fourth straight...
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Can someone please let Trevor Bauer know where he can fly his drone?

Can't anybody fly their drones in peace anymore?Here Trevor Bauer is, minding his own business with his drone, when the police are called where they (presumably) told him to stop.This, understandably, led to a huge Twitter rant from the Cleveland Indians pitcher, sparked by these first two tweets:To be sure, Bauer is no stranger to Twitter rants and threw some jabs back at fans tweeting...
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Watch Jung Ho Kang take groundballs 5 months after breaking leg

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is back on a baseball diamond.On the verge of rejoining his Pirates teammates at spring training, Kang is getting in some extra work as he returns from a torn meniscus and broken tibia in his left leg that cut his rookie season short in September.The 28-year-old South Korean infielder shared a video on Friday of himself taking groundballs...
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Denard Span supplants Angel Pagan as Giants' CF, leadoff man

New addition Denard Span has unseated Angel Pagan off his throne as starting center fielder for the San Francisco Giants.Manager Bruce Bochy told reporters Friday that Span, who was acquired this offseason on a three-year, $31-million deal, will serve as the team's starting center fielder and leadoff hitter on Opening Day.Pagan has led off for the Giants and started in center for...
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Drake will introduce starting lineups for Sunday's NBA All-Star game

With the 2016 NBA All-Star game taking place in Toronto, it was only a matter of time before Drake became a constant presence at as many of the events as possible.Drake was one of the coaches for Friday night's Celebrity Game, and even was presented with the key to the city by the Mayor of Toronto before the contest began.The NBA announced that Drake will introduce the starting lineups...
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How did Scoochie Smith make this layup?

Aside from having the best name in college basketball, Dayton junior guard Scoochie Smith is an exciting play to watch.That's because of plays like the one at the end of the first half in the Flyers' 68-66 nail-biting win over Rhode Island on Friday night.Seriously, how did he make that?Smith, at full-speed, knifed through the lane, turned and flipped a no-look shot high off the...
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Vikings GM: Indoor stadium could lead to Bridgewater's breakout

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater played his first two seasons as a professional in an outdoor venue, TCF Bank Stadium. In 2016, however, the team plans to move back indoors and play home games at the new U.S. Bank Stadium.Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told PFT Live that he believes the switch could help Bridgewater enjoy a breakout season.Via ESPN's Andrew...
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Who knew? Milos Raonic just dunked at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Milos Raonic, the first Canadian man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal (Wimbledon 2014), was in Toronto Friday alongside fellow tennis star and Montreal native Eugenie Bouchard as part of Drake's Team Canada at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Turns out the 25-year-old Raonic also has some great hops. And while an adductor tear in his right leg had hampered the No. 11 player's tennis...
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Lincecum 'longshot' to return to Giants, other teams reportedly interested

Since winning back-to-back Cy Young Awards in 2008 and 2009, Tim Lincecum has seen a steady drop in production in the years following.After spending his entire major-league career with the San Francisco Giants, the righty appears to be a 'long shot' to return to the team, according to general manager Brian Sabean. Lincecum has express a desire to remain a starting pitcher, but the...
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Steph and Ayesha Curry take a helicopter over Toronto like royalty

When Steph Curry first posted this photo, it appeared he might be taking his wife on a romantic helicopter ride to kick off Valentine's Day weekend.Turns out he's is just an uber-popular NBA All-Star and decided to (was forced to?) take a chopper to his event at a Toronto mall.The Twitter post of the same image was not nearly as romantic, by the way, and that photobomb over the Golden...
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CSAC makes weight cutting safety a priority for MMA regulation

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) recently spearheaded an effort to make sweeping changes to the way weight cutting is handled and monitored in mixed martial arts and the dramatic shift could hit the sport like a tidal wave as the governing body starts to really focus on the safety and well-being of the athletes.There are literally dozens of horror stories from around...
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Results: Final practice for the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Denny Hamlin led the way in Friday's second -- and final -- practice for Saturday night's 2016 running of the Sprint Unlimited (live on FOX, 8 p.m. ET).Driving the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, Hamlin turned a fast lap of 198.930 miles per hour to top the speed charts in the Happy Hour practice for the season-opening exhibition race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.Hamlin’s...
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Mauer still dealing with lingering symptoms from 2013 concussion

After taking a couple rough foul balls off his mask in August 2013, Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer was shut down with a concussion for the rest of the season, shifting to first base full-time in 2014.The difference between Mauer before his concussion and after are stunning.From 2004 through 2013, the former first overall selection slashed .323/.405/.468, averaging 78 strikeouts per...
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Brewers trade OF Khris Davis to A's for pair of prospects

The rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers continue making moves for the future.The club announced Friday it has traded outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for catching prospect Jacob Nottingham and right-handed pitching prospect Bowdien "Bubba" Derby.In three years with the Brewers, the 28-year-old Davis has been a steady producer in Milwaukee's lineup, averaging 24 home runs...
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Practice 1 results for Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

It’s official: The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has begun, with the first practice for Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) at Daytona International Speedway in the books.The 25-car Sprint Unlimited field took to the 2.5-mile, high-banked Daytona track late Friday afternoon to shake off the rust of the offseason and to get ready for the 75-lap exhibition...
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Iowa State's Jameel McKay expected to return Saturday

Iowa State plans to have senior forward Jameel McKay back in the lineup on Saturday against Texas.According to Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune, Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm has reinstated McKay after he missed the past two games due to a suspension.The suspension occurred after a "practices-related incident", according to Hines.The Cyclones went 1-1 during that two-game stretch...
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5 things learned on an unusually active first day back at the track

It was an unusually active first day back at the track, as the NASCAR off-season officially ended with the return of cars to Daytona International Speedway, where two rounds of practice for the Sprint Unlimited (Saturday, 8 p.m. ET on FOX) took place.Her are five things we learned on Friday:5. THE CAPTAIN -- Joey Logano, the defending Daytona 500 winner, isn't worried about complacency...
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Allen Iverson: It was the 'greatest feeling' seeing a kid wear my shoes

Former NBA MVP Allen Iverson was one of the most dynamic players to ever grace the hardwood, and his influence stretched far beyond the court. The tattoos, streetwear and his gritty style and personality made him one of the NBA's most polarizing figures during his 14-year career.Recently, however, Iverson has received in a much more favorable light, as more and more players begin...
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Coyotes looking for complete effort to extinguish Flames

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Brian France addresses Wood Brothers' exclusion from chartered teams

Before the Wood Brothers talked Friday about not being one of the 36 teams guaranteed entry in every points race as part of NASCAR's new charter system, NASCAR chairman Brian France weighed in on the team's notable exclusion.To be charter-eligible, a team must have attempted every Sprint Cup race since 2013.There is, however, the option to buy a charter from an owner whose team was...
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LSU's Leonard Fournette 'will never jump ship' despite Louisiana turmoil

Governor John Bel Edwards' gloom-and-doom suggestion that a looming Louisiana budget crisis could threaten the state's college football systems kicked off an Internet frenzy of handwringing Thursday night.Much of that swirled around the fate of LSU football and its star running back and potential Heisman candidate Leonard Fournette. Rumors of Fournette transferring to another...
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Forget Kobe or Curry: LeBron's all-time dream teammate might surprise you

LeBron James is one of the best basketball players in history. His ability to score, rebound, defend and go out of his way to make everyone else better also cements him as an ideal all-around teammate. Since human beings can't be cloned (yet), James has never had the experience of playing with someone as unselfish as himself. But there is one NBA legend he wishes he could've called...
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Tom Brady wins celebrity vote in New Hampshire primary

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has previously said he would never even think of running for office after his playing days are over, but that hasn't stopped people from voting for him. Brady received bipartisan support in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, getting three write-in votes (two Republican, one Democratic) to edge out his head coach Bill Belichick and Celtics...
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Harvin's contract with Bills voided for final two seasons

Wide receiver Percy Harvin is set to become a free agent after his contract with the Buffalo Bills was voided Friday afternoon.The oft-injured Harvin appeared in only five games in his lone season with the Bills, hauling in 19 receptions for 218 yards and one touchdown.Buffalo signed Harvin to a three-year deal in March 2015. He received a $3 million salary and $3 million signing...
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