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Jeanie Buss thinks anyone who is afraid of playing with Kobe is a loser

Lakers president – and owner- Jeanie Buss is one of my favorites. The past two years have been trying for the Lakers organization and Jeanie has been at ground zero, even at times on the opposite side of her own family. Jeanie did the rounds on ESPN on Thursday, answering questions about the Lakers. Jeanie addressed the report stating Kobe is the reason free agents won’t come...
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Throwback Thursday: Willis Reed fights entire Lakers bench in 1966

It’s Throwback Thursday. In honor of that, here’s footage from a 1966 NBA game between the Knicks and the Lakers. In this game, Willis Reed took on the entire Lakers bench.   Reed was [...] in his third NBA season and his first as team captain. He was a second-round pick, a battler who was a fighter literally from his first day of school as an only child growing up in rural...
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UNC academic cheating scandal has been happening since the 90s

Former NBA player Rashad McCants came out a few months ago saying that he never went to class, and had “assistance” in passing classes while he attended UNC. Looks as if his allegations are proving to be true. Let’s just keep it 100. Nobody should be shocked that athletes are getting a leg up academically at some institutions. It’s not a new or shocking idea. But, the flagrancy...
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Do some Seahawks players think QB Russell Wilson isn’t black enough?

The questioning of an individual’s “blackness,” is a topic that comes up in the black community often. “Sellout,” or to quote former ESPN analyst Rob Parker who lost his job when discussing Redskins QB RG3, “cornball brother,” is one of the hardest labels to overcome if it’s thrown on a person within their community. Per Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, one of the...
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Mike and Maurice Pouncey won’t be charged from Cameo nightclub incident

Twin brothers, Dolphins’ Mike Pouncey and Steelers’ Maurkice Pouncey, won’t face charges stemming from an altercation last summer in a South Beach night club. Three people claimed the Pounceys attacked them during a birthday celebration for the twins at Cameo nightclub. The incident blew up because one of the alleged victims posted the aftermath to Twitter and Instagram ...
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Nick Young & Iggy Azalea featured in Forever 21 holiday campaign

Lakers star Nick Young and his boo, Iggy Azalea are now the new faces of Forever 21’s holiday campaign. Iggy was on fire this summer, snatching up endorsement deals left and right, topping the charts and a bit of beef with Snoop to cap it off. Let’s hope Nick can have as successful a season as Iggy. Once he returns from injury of course. Nick isn’t the only athlete modeling...
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Blake Griffin accused of slapping man in Las Vegas club

Clippers star Blake Griffin is taking a more aggressive approach to the court this season. Griffin was called too nice a few years back by former teammate Chauncey Billups on ESPN, and guys would try to test Blake – and avoid ending up on the wrong side of one of his dunks. But, now in a twist, Blake is being accused of being the bully, roughing a guy up in the club for allegedly...
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Kevin Durant talks surgery, Russell Westbrook & more

NBA MVP Kevin Durant is out for the start of the season following foot surgery. This is the first time in his career that Durant has suffered an injury. KD held a mini press conference Tuesday to discuss his outlook, rehab and of course, Russell Westbrook. “It’s definitely a different experience for me,” Durant said Tuesday. “I’ve never been injured before, but the Thunder’s...
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Kobe Bryant responds to reports he’s the reason for the Lakers downfall

This week’s theme seems to be “take a shot at Kobe Bryant.” Kobe was recently ranked 40th by ESPN among all NBA players, and in a separate piece was blamed as the single reason the Lakers franchise is in a current free fall. We know Kobe has never been afraid to clap back, but this time he took a very even approach in responding to the report.   video via NBC LA
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Michael Sam cut by Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam’s time as a member of the Dallas Cowboys has come to an end. Sam was cut from the practice squad Tuesday to sign linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, was drafted to the St. Louis Rams and spent preseason with them before being waived. He’s never taken a snap in an NFL game, with his lone highlight coming in preseason when he sacked...
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Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose to debut “The Grantland Basketball Hour” on ESPN

ESPN’s Bill Simmons and NBA analyst Jalen Rose have good chemistry together. They seemed to be the only two really vibing previously during ESPN’s “Countdown.” Simmons won’t be featured this upcoming NBA season though. Instead he and Jalen will launch The Grantland Basketball Hour. The hour long special will be shown throughout the upcoming NBA season. The first episode...
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Skip Bayless says Kobe rape accusation gave him “edge” with consumers

ESPN’s “First Take” has conversations about sports that people have when they’re with their friends. At times, some of the discussion can be uncomfortable, thought provoking, or just out right ridiculous. On Monday’s episode, a conversation took place regarding the recent endorsement deal between MeUndies and Cowboys rb Joseph Randle. The company gave Randle the endorsement...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. shows off $1.4 million on Facetime with Adrien Broner

  We know Floyd Mayweather Jr. loves excess. We know his apprentice, Adrien Broner wants to follow in his footsteps. Is it a surprise that their Facetime conversations include Floyd showing off over $1 million just randomly chilling in the room.  
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Too soon for a Ray Rice Halloween Costume?

Halloween is next week. Of course the race is on for people to think up interesting and intriguing Halloween costumes. Complex discovered  one which features former Baltimore Raven, Ray Rice. Too soon? In poor taste?
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Anonymous agent says NBA stars don’t want to play with Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest NBA players of all time. He’s also one that will cause extreme emotional responses from fans when the topic of his value, legacy or teammate comes up. Bryant is cocky, but also one of the hardest working basketball players ever. As we wind down to his last years, an ESPN piece says that Kobe is why the Lakers can’t move forward with rebuilding...
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Alleged details of War Machine's suicide letter released

Former MMA fighter War Machine attempted suicide last week in a Las Vegas jail. Now the details of what was meant to be his final words have been released. In the letter, War Machine claims he still loves Christy Mack, his ex-girlfriend that he beat within an inch of her life, but also blames her for his current circumstance. He then tries to justify the beating, by saying he was...
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Serena Williams calls Russian Tennis Federation President’s remarks “bullying and sexist”

Serena Williams applauded the WTA’s swift action following comments made by Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev referring to she and Venus as “brothers.” during a late night TV appearance. Tarpischev appeared on the Russian late-night show “Evening Urgant” alongside former WTA player Elena Dementieva last week. When Dementieva was asked what it was...
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Cowboys’ Joseph Randle gets underwear deal after arrest

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle is benefiting from his shoplifting arrest last week. Randle was arrested for stealing a tester bottle of Gucci Guilty and two pairs of black Polo boxers because, he didn’t feel like waiting. But now, it looks as if someone is willing to pay HIM for making a mistake. MeUndies — a Los Angeles based lifestyle brand that is transforming...
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Peyton Manning makes history on Sunday Night Football

Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning passed Brett Favre for the NFL record for career touchdown passes with his 509th career scoring pass on Sunday Night Football. At 38 years old, and just three years removed from neck surgery, Manning stands alone as the touchdown king. Manning threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas with 3:09 remaining in the first half, giving...
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Brandon Marshall reportedly goes off on Jay Cutler and Robbie Gould after Bears loss to Dolphins

Drama. That’s what happened following the Chicago Bears home lost to the Miami Dolphins. The Bears are now 3-4 on the season and haven’t won once on their home field with an 0-3 record. Things got tense in the Bears locker room after the game, with WR Brandon Marshall being the catalyst. Marshall was reportedly yelling at Bears’ kicker Robbie Gould and QB Jay Cutler. Check...
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Darnell Dockett trolls Raiders fans

Darnell Dockett is out for the season for the Arizona Cardinals. The defensive tackle tore his ACL during pre-season. But that doesn’t mean Dockett isn’t still on his trash talk game. Sunday afternoon, his Cardinals faced off against the Oakland Raiders at home. Raiders fans aren’t known for being timid. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that an outspoken Dockett on the...
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Former Seahawk Michael Robinson confirms fight between Percy Harvin and Golden Tate

More former Seattle Seahawks are speaking about the issues with Percy Harvin and various members of the team. Harvin was traded to the New York Jets on Friday less than two years after his arrival. Former Seahawk Michael Robinson is now working as a member of NFL media.  Sunday morning on NFL GameDay First, Robinson  confirmed that there was a fight between Harvin and Golden...
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Blake Griffin and Trevor Booker have a little squirmish during Clippers vs. Jazz

Clippers star Blake Griffin had a reputation around the league as being soft, and all dunks no real offense. That was before Doc Rivers came on board as the head coach. Griffin has not only improved his outside shooting, he’s also developed some toughness. That edge was on display Friday night at Staples Center as the clips faced off against the Utah Jazz. During the third...
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Cavs’ Tristan Thompson Kisses sideline reporter after calling her wrong name

Sometimes players mess up. The jury is still out on whether or not Cavs forward Tristan Thompson’s mess up with accidentally on purpose. In a postgame interview with sideline reporter Allie Clifton, Thompson called her Tina, Then to make up for the mistake, he gave her a kiss on the cheek … really it was her hair but close enough.   He winked when he called her Tina...
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Seahawks trade Percy Harvin; Marshawn Lynch is mad and Golden Tate is sipping tea

A head-scratching trade went down on Friday in the NFL. Percy Harvin was traded to the New York Jets for a conditional 2015 draft pick. The move is curious because Harvin has performed well in his almost two years with the Seahawks – we aren’t talking about the flags on those three different touchdowns, stuff happens – and won the ultimate NFL prize, the Vince Lombardi trophy...
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