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Deandre Jordan leaving Los Angeles Clippers?

The Los Angeles Clippers are in danger of losing one of it’s key members and one of the main reasons in which the franchise received the nickname “Lob City”. Deandre Jordan is exploring his options in free agency and is set to meet with several potential buyers, including the Lakers, Mavericks, Knicks, and his current team. Deandre Jordan is infamous for his high flying dunks...
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Philadelphia Eagles: if Bradford is not ready

Come time for the 2015 NFL regular season the Philadelphia Eagles expect Sam Bradford to be their starting quarterback. Though Bradford has an elite arm, coveted accuracy, and the ability to make the right choice, when one considers the realistic expectations it’s hard to expect the Oklahoma alumni to overcome two major knee injuries. The best comparison of another starting quarterback...
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Chicago Cubs: Remember Josh Vitters?

There are few things in this world I enjoy more than my favorite iPhone app, Snapchat. Snapchat has changed my life. The social media app allows me to keep up with my friends via Snapchat stories, send selfies with obscure faces, and reach my inner Picaso by creating timeless art on my pictures. All the while, this is possible without the worry of pictures being saved for blackmail...
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Why Tony Brown will be Alabama football’s next star

In the world of Alabama football, 2014 was a rough year for the Tide’s defense. Last year, they gave up more passing yards than any defense since Nick Saban has been head coach at Alabama. In order to make a second trip to the College Football Playoff, the defense will have to discipline itself and work out problems in the secondary. That’s where Tony Brown, a sophomore cornerback...
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What can Mario Hezonja do for the Orlando Magic?

Faced with the opportunity to make the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected the sharpshooting Mario Hezonja from Barcelona.  In doing so, Hezonja became the highest-ever drafted Croatian, edging out Peja Stojaković who was drafted 14th in 1996. At first glance, Hezonja appears like the poster child for your typical European player: tall, lanky, talented...
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The Chicago Blackhawks trade Brandon Saad

When I saw the news that the Chicago Blackhawks had traded Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets, I wanted to cry. I honestly had to do a double-take to make sure I was reading the headline correctly. All season long, Stan Bowman said there was no way they were going to let restricted free-agent Brandon Saad get away and that their number one priority was to re-sign him. Well...
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Free agent targets for the Los Angeles Lakers

LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan On the eve of the start of free agency, the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to hit the jackpot as the team tries to speed up the rebuilding process. The Lakers were thought to be on the hunt for a franchise point guard this summer, but they may have found one in D’Angelo Russell and will now turn their focus elsewhere. To earn a playoff spot...
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Cincinnati Reds that deserve to be All-Stars

The 2015 MLB All-Star game is two weeks away now and with voting closing on July 2nd, there are still several starting spots up for grabs. The big story of this years’ All-Star Game is the potential of the Kansas City Royals having up to seven or eight starters representing them in Great American Ballpark, home of the Cincinnati Reds. Yesterday, the MLB released updated voting...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Examining Hinkie’s draft strategy

In the wake of plenty of speculation, rumors, and uncertainty over how the Philadelphia 76ers would draft in this year’s NBA Draft, Sam Hinkie did it again. He drafted the top player left on the board at the 3-spot, another big man, Duke’s Jahlil Okafor. It all started when the Los Angeles Lakers took the dynamic guard D’Angelo Russell out of Ohio State, a player that through...
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Los Angeles Angels: organization’s professionalism questionable

MLB on FOX reporter, MLB Network insider and senior baseball writer, Ken Rosenthal published “Tensions return between Angels’ front office, manager” during last night’s game against the Yankees brought to light the disagreements between manager Mike Scioscia and general manager Jerry Dipoto. Every baseball blog or website that covers the Los Angeles Angels is talking about...
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Chicago Bulls: Latest free agency news

With free agency set to begin at midnight tonight, the rumor mill is in full swing. Jimmy Butler It’s been rumored that the Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler was looking to sign a short term deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, holding off on signing a long term, max contract until next year. The news came out today, however, that Butler has canceled meetings with the Lakers, Boston...
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Are the New York Yankees still right to let Cano walk?

Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees in 2013 and had the majority of Yankees fans questioning how the team could replace such a phenomenal talent. Not only did Yankees fans lose the best player on the team, they lost a player who played an exemplary defense, one with a strong arm, could score runs with ease, and hit over .300 consistently. When Cano became a free agent in 2013...
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Clemson Football: ACC realignment only seems fair

It’s no secret that college football fans and analysts across the country pay significant praise to conferences such as the SEC, Pac-12, and the Big Ten. However, there always seems to be hesitation when it comes to involving the ACC in the discussion, regardless of the conference’s success. The powerhouses of the conference are undeniably talented teams, but it’s the bottom...
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Notre Dame Football: Greg Bryant suspended four games

Once upon a time in the year 2013, Notre Dame football coaches, players, and fans were rightfully exuberant after running back Greg Bryant committed to play for the Fighting Irish. Bryant, out of Delray Beach, Florida, was ranked as the second best high school running back in the country by ESPN. Bryant was part of the incoming freshman class that came into South Bend practically...
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Charlotte Hornets: Preparing for the 2015-16 NBA season

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist unveiling the new black “Buzz City” jerseys The Charlotte Hornets have been very active over the past couple of weeks with their offseason transactions and the 2015 NBA Draft. Let’s recap the decisions that Michael Jordan and the Hornets have made thus far since the end of the NBA season. June 15, 2015– C Al Jefferson exercised the third-year player...
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Tampa Bay Rays: Matt Moore set to return

Starting pitcher Matt Moore looks to duplicate his 2013 stats as he returns from Tommy John Surgery on Thursday. The Tampa Bay Rays receive some good news. Yesterday, starting pitcher Matt Moore was cleared to rejoin the club’s rotation. Moore threw a 35-pitch bullpen session on Monday. After the Rays 7-1 defeat against the Indians later that night, the organization confirmed...
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Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck joins Bellator

Bellator fighter Josh Koscheck Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck signed with Bellator this past Friday. The announcement came during the Bellator 139 card on Spike TV. Koscheck is on a five-fight losing streak and lost to Erick Silva by submission in the first round at UFC Fight Night Maia vs. LaFlare back in March. Koscheck’s signing adds to the list of well-known names exiting...
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Michigan State Football: Who starts at running back

Over the past few weeks, Matt Hoeppner and I, along with some help from Ryan McCumber, have whet your Michigan State football appetite by offering up a few players to keep an eye on when the season finally get here. We have already taken a look at a few potential impact freshmen, as well as a breakthrough candidate on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Today,...
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UFC Reebok deal brings the release of new “fight kit”

Leading up to an already incredibly anticipated card, earlier this morning at a press conference in New York City the UFC and Reebok released their “UFC fight kit”. All of the biggest names in the UFC were there for this event and participated in the unveiling of what the kit includes. They showcased the kit in a fashionable style, putting on a runway show with the fighters modeling...
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Green Bay Packers: will they go undefeated at home in 2015?

Aaron Rodgers In the 2014-15 season, the Green Bay Packers were a perfect 9-0 at home in the comfy confines of Lambeau field, including a postseason win over the Dallas Cowboys. Much of the credit for their success should be given to quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who threw 28 touchdowns in the nine home games at Lambeau, with no interceptions. Rodgers hasn’t thrown an interception...
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Washington Nationals trade rumors: Ian Desmond edition

Poor, poor Ian Desmond. Even when he smashes a 458 foot homer over the seats at Citizens Bank Park,  he still can’t shake the constant buzz surrounding his awful 2015 season with the Washington Nationals. The shortstop has recently looked like he may be slowly heading in the right direction with his bat, but it is still quite probable that he will be pawned off before the trade...
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Chicago Bears: Burning questions loom as camp nears

The Chicago Bears begin training camp about a month from now, and there are multiple burning questions that will undoubtedly be topics of conversation among Bears fans until they see some semblance of an on-field product. In the meantime, let’s delve into those questions in an attempt to quell some anxiety. Will we see more of Kyle Long at right tackle? Ever since he was drafted...
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Atlanta Braves: Looking on the bright side

Freddie Freeman While the Atlanta Braves are still only six games back in the NL East, trailing the Washington Nationals and New York Mets; they haven’t done enough for anyone to expect them to compete with Washington and New York atop the NL East Standings the rest of the way. Atlanta currently sits four games under .500 (36-40 overall). Mainly because they are 18th in the league...
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New York Knicks: Is the team moving away from Carmelo?

When Phil Jackson agreed to become president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks in 2014, it was hailed as a franchise-altering move; the Knicks were finally getting their act together. What followed was the worst season in franchise history. Since Carmelo Anthony arrived to a hero’s welcome in 2011, New York has consistently surrounded Carmelo with veteran free agents...
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Philadelphia 76ers: Maybe less rebuilding will do more

Thinking back, the last time we saw the Philadelphia 76ers in the playoff picture in 2012, they fought to be the No. 8 seed, beat the Bulls in Round 1 after a devastating injury to Derrick Rose, and even pushed the championship-tested Celtics squad to a decisive game 7 in the Conference Semi-Finals. The roster was in respectable form and indicated high potential led by All-Star...
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