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Report: Starlin Castro questioned in connection to shooting

Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has reportedly been questioned in connection to a shooting that took place in the Dominican Republic early Sunday morning. An initial report from ESPN’s Enrique Rojas indicated that Castro had been detained, but it appears that Castro is only being questioned. The shooting, which happened at a nightclub in Castro’s...Read More
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LeBron James deactivated ‘chill mode’ after Tobias Harris’ trash talking (Video)

Without Kyrie Irving, who missed the game due to an injured knee, LeBron James led the Cavaliers to a 98-89 victory over the Magic on Friday. For much of the game, James looked to be in cruise control. In the third quarter, that changed. Midway through the third, Tobias swung his elbows as he was...Read More
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Report: Rex Ryan has cleaned out his office

In case you were wondering if there was some way the New York Jets might decide to keep Rex Ryan around for another season, it appears the sixth-year head coach has already begun the process of parting ways with the team. According to Dom Cosentino of NJ.com, Ryan has already cleaned out his office at...Read More
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NFL Week 17 expert picks against the spread – Doc’s locks

Doc Brown is wrapping up yet another successful season of picks and will look to go out with a big bang! Doc and Del just so happen to have very similar picks for Week 17, which is always a good sign. We’re following many historical trends established over the course of the season and past...Read More
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Bret Bielema’s wife Jen throws up the Arkansas A at rodeo

Texas and Arkansas will be meeting in the Houston Bowl on Monday to settle things on the football field. On Friday, they met in the “Rodeo Bowl” to determine who has the best calf ropers and hay bail tossers. All the players were wearing cowboy hats for the occasion. Even Hogs coach Bret Bielema had...Read More
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Michigan brass in Bay Area for Jim Harbaugh pursuit

Michigan is apparently preparing to put the full-court press on Jim Harbaugh this weekend. FOX college football reporter Bruce Feldman says Michigan brass and a search firm will be in the Bay Area this weekend as part of their pursuit of the coach. Harbaugh is still under contract through 2015, but it is widely expected...Read More
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Kyle Whittingham could be on his way out at Utah

Kyle Whittingham could be on his way out at Utah following a successful run at the school. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the relationship between Whittingham and the school’s athletic director, Chris Hill, is “severely fractured, perhaps irreparably.” The source of the report seems to come from Whittingham’s side because details are given about...Read More
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Did Kobe Bryant respond to heckler with the rings count?

Kobe Bryant missed his third consecutive game for the Lakers, but he was in attendance for the team’s loss in Dallas on Friday and made his presence felt. TV cameras caught Kobe holding up his hand, counting off 1-5 and giving a great nod. We’re guessing this was Kobe counting off the number of championships...Read More
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DeMarco Murray dumped over cheating accusations?

The saga involving DeMarco Murray, Brennan Clay, and their lovers apparently is not over yet. Clay is a former Oklahoma running back who accused his wife, Gina D’Agostini, of having an affair with Murray, his ex-Oklahoma teammate. Clay even released the incriminating text messages allegedly shared between Murray and D’Agostini. Though Clay and D’Agostini appear...Read More
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New York Jets expected to fire GM John Idzik

It looks like New York Jets fans will finally get their wish. The Jets are expected to fire GM John Idzik according to ESPN New York’s Rich Cimini, who listed several potential candidates for the GM job. Jets owner Woody Johnson was said to be 50-50 on keeping Idzik as of 10 days ago, so...Read More
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WATCH: Rory McIlroy trolled by 'Sweet Caroline' song

Some cheeky stadium operators at a rugby match in Ireland on Friday did their best to rattle Rory McIlroy, but the world No. 1 golfer showed an impressive ability to shake off the troll job. McIlroy is a fan of Ulster, one of the four pro rugby teams in Ireland, and attended the team’s game...Read More
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Michael Phelps took a Christmas picture in his Speedo

Did Michael Phelps lose a bet or something? The accomplished swimmer shared a photo on his Instagram account Christmas Day that showed him in a Speedo and Christmas socks — an odd choice for holiday garb. The other three folks in the picture were dressed in pajamas. What’s up with that? Phelps claimed he forgot...Read More
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Clint Trickett retires due to concussions, hid two

Clint Trickett has retired from football and will miss West Virginia’s bowl game against Texas A&M after failing to pass concussions tests prior to the game. Trickett, a senior quarterback from Tallahassee, says he suffered five concussions over 14 months, including two he said he hid from trainers. “In fairness to our training staff, they...Read More
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NFL Week 17 expert picks against the spread – Del’s picks

After a mediocre 8-8 week against the spread in Week 16, Del will be looking to close out the 2015 season on a high note. Another good week will put Del above the .500 mark for the season, which is obviously the goal. Through 16 weeks, Del has gone an impressive 22-14 in his top...Read More
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Aaron Rodgers bought TVs, tablets, headphones for his linemen

Aaron Rodgers decided to spread some holiday cheer earlier this week by rewarding his offensive linemen for their outstanding play this season. On Christmas Eve, all of the Packers linemen and backup quarterbacks (even the reserves and practice squad players) were greeted by Samsung LED TVs, tablets, and Beats headphones sitting outside their lockers. Thank...Read More
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Quincy Acy ejected for John Wall fight (Video)

Frustrations boiled over for the New York Knicks on Thursday as they were en route to their sixth consecutive loss, and forward Quincy Acy wound up getting ejected in the fourth quarter. As John Wall was dribbling up the court with roughly five minutes remaining, Acy stepped up to stop the ball and blatantly shoved...Read More
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Carmelo Anthony: The Knicks are dying

When all is said and done, the 2014-2015 New York Knicks could easily be the worst team in franchise history. The Knicks, who have never won less than 21 games in a season, have lost 16 of their last 17 this year and have a record of 5-26 after their latest loss on Christmas Day....Read More
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‘Bad Santa’ John Daly wishes everyone a Merry Christmas

All of us here at LBS hope you are having a great holiday season and are getting an opportunity to spend time with family and loved ones. And if you had a better Christmas than John Daly, you must really be doing something right. On Thursday, the bad boy of golf wished his Twitter followers...Read More
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Andre Johnson willing to take pay cut with Texans?

One of the easiest ways Andre Johnson could force his way out of Houston would be to refuse to restructure his contract this offseason. Johnson will turn 34 before the start of the 2015 season, and he is set to count roughly $16 million against the Texans’ salary cap. Is he willing to lower that...Read More
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WATCH: LeBron gets standing ovation from Heat fans in return

Miami Heat fans are not holding a grudge against LeBron James in the wake of his decision to return home and sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Christmas Day, LeBron made his first return to Miami since he signed with the Cavs this past offseason. He was greeted with a standing ovation. The Heat helped...Read More
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Mark Davis to be personally involved in Raiders’ coaching search

The last time the Oakland Raiders hired a head coach, it turned out to be a disaster. This time team owner Mark Davis wants to be involved in the hire so that history does not repeat itself. San Jose Mercury News columnist Tim Kawakami reported on Wednesday that he spoke with Davis, who told him...Read More
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Billy Beane did not want to trade Josh Donaldson

Remember all the speculation about Billy Beane possibly trading Josh Donaldson because of a conflict of personalities? It looks like we have confirmation that that was not the case. Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi published a piece on Tuesday about how the Donaldson trade between the A’s and Blue Jays unfolded. The trade, which was announced on...Read More
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WATCH: Bahamas Bowl ends on insane Hail Mary play

Hardly anyone was in attendance on Wednesday at the Bahamas Bowl to witness what will easily go down as one of the best bowl games of the season. Central Michigan came within one point of a shocking victory after the Chippewas nearly erased a 38-point deficit in the fourth quarter alone. Their final touchdown came...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant disappointed Lakers didn't get Rajon Rondo

Now that we see how everything turned out, perhaps that little meeting that Kobe Bryant had with Rajon Rondo earlier this month was more then just “two A-holes having breakfast,” as Rondo put it. The Los Angeles Lakers were one of the first teams to make an offer for Rondo when the Boston Celtics put...Read More
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Furniture store will refund purchases if OSU wins title

Thanks to a 59-0 dismantling of Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game, Ohio State is one of the four teams in the the inaugural college football playoff. Ohio State will face Alabama in the Sugar Bowl with a potential meeting with either Oregon or Florida State to follow if they are victorious. If the...Read More
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