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Zach LaVine's first dunk is enough to end the Dunk Contest

The 2016 NBA dunk contest was shut down before it even entered the second round, with an electrifying dunk from Minnesota's Zach LaVine.Before the dunk, LaVine (who was the last dunker of the round) came out to Toronto-rapper Drake's "Back to Back" diss track of Meek Mill. Then, the Timberwolves guard greeted Drake on the sideline. LaVine, the defending dunk contest champion, threw...
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Shaq is the harshest NBA Dunk Contest judge ever, refuses to give 10s

Through the first round of the 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, two things were clear. First, the title would come down to Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine, who far and away threw down the best dunks of the opening round. Second, Shaquille O'Neal apparently has pretty lofty standards as a dunk contest judge.It started with Gordon's second dunk of the night. Despite an incredible slam over...
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Last season was lost for Steelers K Shaun Suisham due to 'high school field' conditions

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham never wants to play in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game again.Who can blame him?Suisham suffered a season-ending knee injury last August on the opening kickoff of Pittsburgh’s preseason opener against Minnesota in Canton, Ohio. Suisham said the cause for his torn anterior cruciate ligament was being forced to play on a “high school field”...
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Results from Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

See the full finishing order from Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway.
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Denny Hamlin wins wreck-filled Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Denny Hamlin won Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway, holding off Joey Logano for the victory in a green-white-checkered finish. The 75-lap exhibition race was slowed for multiple incidents, one of the biggest coming on Lap 23 when Brian Vickers -- subbing for injured Tony Stewart -- had a tire go down on his No. 14 Chevy and turned left heading into...
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Andre Drummond subbed himself into a Special Olympics All-Star Game

During the fifth annual NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified basketball game in Toronto, Pistons big man Andre Drummond was an honorary coach who had an unusual game plan.Drummond was joined by NBA MVP Steve Nash, NBA legend Yao Ming and 2015 No. 1 overall pick and NBA rookie Karl-Anthony Towns as honorary coaches. According to NBA.com, the event brings together "athletes with and...
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For the upset of the century, look no further than the Skills Challenge

This year's Skills Challenge had an interesting wrinkle. Normally it's an event for the little guys, but this season the NBA decided to throw a bunch of big guys in, you know, to mix things up. And, just as DeMarcus Cousins and Draymond Green predicted earlier today, one of them pulled off the upset of the century.Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas looked like a flawless superstar...
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What could be your perfect Valentine's Day present? A Bill Belichick V-Day selfie

Thinking of the perfect gift for your main squeeze for Valentine's Day Sunday?Or perhaps you're alone this year, and just want to warm up with some guilty pleasures.Thanks to his girlfriend Linda Holliday and her Instagram account, Bill Belichick is here -- WITHOUT the hoodie -- to warm your soul.Mmm, MUCH sweeter than chocolates.
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NBA commish: No changes to 'Hack-A-Shaq' despite huge surge

TORONTO, ON. — Adam Silver told USA TODAY Sports less than two weeks ago that a change to the rules that allow for the ever-developing hack-a strategy was likely coming. When he addressed a large group of media before Saturday's All-Star festivities in Toronto, he clarified that no adjustment would be immediate."A change will not be enacted this season," Silver announced. "But...
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Did Grayson Allen travel on his game-winner vs. Virginia?

Duke will make its way back into the top-25 rankings on Monday after a controversial finish to Saturday's marquee conference game against No. 7 Virginia.Malcolm Brogdon put the Cavaliers up one with a no-look, reverse layup. Duke's Grayson Allen topped Brogdon with an off-balanced shot at the buzzer to give the Blue Devils a 62-61 win.But did Allen's foot hit the ground before he...
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Shaq Goodwin pays homage to Vince Carter, promptly receives technical foul

Maybe Shaq Goodwin wanted to be in Saturday night's Slam Dunk Contest.That would explain why the Memphis senior forward chose to use a fast break opportunity to pay homage to Vince Carter. On a breakaway, Goodwin put his entire forearm into the rim, replicating Carter's honey dip dunk from the 2001 Slam Dunk Contest.Goodwin followed the slam by chest bumping teammate Trashon Burrell...
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Former dunk contest participant DeMar DeRozan reveals his favorite all-time dunk

TORONTO, ON. — DeMar DeRozan has thrown down some of the best dunks of this NBA season. Now, the former Slam Dunk Contest participant, who is staying in Toronto to compete in the All-Star Game over All-Star Weekend, is dishing out thoughts on his favorite posterizations ever."Vince Carter in the Olympics," DeRozan said when asked for his favorite all-time dunk, of course referring...
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NBA referees read mean tweets

We've all seen a call go against our favorite teams and immediately wanted to voice our frustration.We'll scream at the TV or vent to our friends. Some, though, will tweet at the actual NBA referees, themselves.The NBA refs' official account created a video mocking just that. NBA officials, including Joey Crawford and Tony Brothers, reading mean tweets:Well done, NBA refs. Well done.
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Brad Stevens returns to Hinkle Fieldhouse

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens and his family decided to spend their NBA All-Star weekend back at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Stevens was in attendance for Butler's 74-57 loss to No. 5 Xavier on Saturday afternoon, marking the first time he had been at Hinkle for a game since leaving for the NBA in 2013. In six seasons, Stevens led the Bulldogs to a 166–49 record with back-to...
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Winthrop's Keon Johnson hits jumper at the buzzer for the win

Winthrop kept a share of first place in the Big South standings on Saturday thanks to a buzzer-beating jumper from leading scorer Keon Johnson.With less than 10 seconds to play, Johnson raced down the floor, stopped on a dime and connected on a buzzer-beating, mid-range jump shot to lift the Eagles to an 86-84 win over Radford.The junior guard scored 32 points, off 10-of-19 points...
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Craigslist sale of Air Jordans turns into severed arm for teen, murder charge for seller

An apparent Craigslist deal gone wrong over a pair of Air Jordans has reportedly resulted in a severed arm for a Brooklyn teen and attempted murder charges for a 39-year-old man.According to PIX11, robbery victim Philip Pierre, 39, was arrested and charged with attempted murder on Friday. On the same day, 17-year-old Zachary Sam was also arrested and charged with robbery and criminal...
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Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro enchant at Pebble Beach Pro-Am with 'the Carlton'

It's not unusual for Justin Timberlake to be loved by anyone / It's not unusual for "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro* to have fun with anyone / But when the two are hanging around at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am / It's not unusual to see them "Carlton" by / I wanna die (because it's so great):*Special shout-out to Ribeiro's very Tiger-at-the-Masters outfit. It's grrrrreeaat...
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ARCA: John Wes Townley wins season opener at Daytona

John Wes Townley took the lead away from Cole Custer when it counted the most to win the season-opening ARCA Lucas Oil 200 at Daytona International Speedway.Custer dominated the majority of the race, but dropped back to 12th late in the race. Custer finished 10th in his No. 54 Haas Automation Chevrolet.Ten-time ARCA Racing Series champion Frank Kimmel finished 5th in his final start...
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Valencia rally for late victory against Espanyol; Villarreal edge past Malaga

Gary Neville ended his long wait for a first La Liga win as Valencia coach as late goals from Alvaro Negredo and Denis Cheryshev helped his side come from behind to beat Espanyol 2-1.Oscar Duarte's 52nd-minute header gave the struggling Catalans the lead and looked set to condemn Neville to a third consecutive league defeat which would have left his side just two points above the...
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Carli Lloyd atones for PK miss, sends USWNT to semifinals

FRISCO, Texas --  United States women's national team captain and reigning FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd collected a rebound off her penalty kick that had been blocked by Mexico goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago, and knocked in the game-winner in the 80th minute.It was a huge sigh of relief for Lloyd and the U.S., who will advance to the semifinals of this CONCACAF...
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If you question whether Shaq can still dunk, here's your answer

Be honest: As former NBA great Shaquille O'Neal has settled into retirement, you've probably questioned at some point or another whether the Big Aristotle could still throw it down. On Saturday, you got your answer.Shaq and his fellow TNT broadcasters took part in a special edition of "Open Court" that aired prior to Saturday night's All-Star festivites, in which the Hall of Fame...
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Aaron Gordon brings different mindset to his basketball career

TORONTO -- It was early Saturday morning. Aaron Gordon, Orlando Magic sophomore and NBA Slam Dunk Contest participant, arrived in his hotel room.Despite the fact that he would compete in the drawcard event of NBA All-Star Saturday in less than 24 hours, he was more concerned about getting food than rest. Gordon wasted no time in ordering room service to feed himself, and his guests...
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Connect live: Fans can vote now on multiple RaceDay questions

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Report: Peyton Manning attempted to cover up 1996 sexual assault allegation

Less than a week after winning the Super Bowl in what could be the final game of his 18-year NFL career, an alleged incident from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s past was brought to light in great detail Saturday.The New York Daily News’ Shaun King published a 5,000-word story explaining sexual assault allegations made against Manning by athletic trainer Dr. Jamie...
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