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Steve Kerr has great response to latest Charles Barkley criticism about the Warriors

Charles Barkley has been a longtime critic of the Golden State Warriors, and coach Steve Kerr had a strong response to his latest criticism. On Thursday night, Barkley went after the Warriors again, saying that he was “never going to like that little girly basketball” that he believes they play. It’s only the latest in a long list of criticisms of Golden State that have usually...
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Eric Dickerson rips Jeff Fisher again after meeting with Rams COO

Despite attempts to clear the air, Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson has still had enough of the Los Angeles Rams as long as they employ Jeff Fisher as coach. Dickerson spoke with Rams COO Kevin Demoff on Thursday, but Friday, he told ESPN that he still had no plans to attend any games because of what he felt was Fisher’s disrespect. “I had a very good meeting with Kevin...
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Taijuan Walker dealt with 10 bone spurs in his right foot last year

Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Taijuan Walker had a painful 2016 campaign in more ways than one. According to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com, Walker said that he had 10 bone spurs in his right foot last season that affected the use of his lower body. Walker also added that the biggest bone spur was 3/4 of an inch. #Dbacks Taijuan Walker said he had 10 bone spurs in his foot last...
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Helfrich, Kelly spoke about possibility of Kelly returning to Oregon

In the rare event that Chip Kelly decides to leave the NFL and head back to Oregon, he has the blessing of the man he would be replacing. Mark Helfrich, who was fired by Oregon earlier this week following a 4-8 season, served as the offensive coordinator for the Ducks for three seasons from 2009 through 2012 while Kelly was the head coach. In an appearance on ESPN Radio’s Russillo...
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Dwyane Wade on playing with LeBron James again: ‘Never say never’

By Grey Papke Dwyane Wade has learned not to rule anything out when it comes to who he plays for and with in the NBA. Wade told reporters Thursday that, while he’s happy with the Chicago Bulls, he knows that there’s always a chance in the future of reuniting with close friend LeBron James. “I never thought I would play with LeBron,” Wade said, via Nick Friedell of ESPN...
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Chandler Parsons wants healthy knees for Christmas

Never mind about the two front teeth. All Chandler Parsons wants for Christmas is his two strong knees. Parsons hosted a Twitter Q&A on Friday and was asked by a follower what he was hoping for during the holiday season this year. @ChandlerParsons what do you want for christmas — Devin (@devincbaby) December 2, 2016 The 28-year-old Memphis Grizzlies forward responded thusly...
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Report: Nats considering Ian Desmond reunion

The Washington Nationals may find themselves dipping their toes into familiar territory this offseason. According to a report by Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports on Friday, though the Nationals remain focused on Andrew McCutchen as their top center field target, they’re also considering a number of backup options, including old buddy Ian Desmond. Desmond, 31, was with the Nationals...
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DeMarcus Cousins: Trade rumors spread by ‘people who want me’

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been the subject of trade rumors for multiple seasons now, and he’s gotten used to batting away questions about them. His latest explanation is an interesting one: the incessant rumors are spawned by teams that want to acquire him. “It is what it is,” Cousins said of the trade rumors, via A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN New England....
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Sheriff: Ronald Gasser did not stand over Joe McKnight, make threat

The man who shot and killed Joe McKnight did not stand over the former NFL running back and threaten him before firing a final shot, according to the sheriff in charge of the case. In a press conference on Friday, Newell Normand of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office defended the decision to release 54-year-old Ronald Gasser without filing charges. He also refuted a previous...
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LeBron James prepares to pay off bet by wearing Cubs uniform Friday

On Friday evening, LeBron James will show up to the game against the Chicago Bulls in rather unusual attire. As part of a lost bet over the World Series, James will be wearing a full Chicago Cubs uniform, from socks to cap, against close friend and Chicago native Dwyane Wade’s Bulls. “I’m not wearing cleats,” James clarified Thursday, via Kelley D. Evans of the Undefeated...
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Report: Paxton Lynch likely to start Sunday for Broncos

Paxton Lynch is likely to start Sunday for the Denver Broncos, according to a report. Mike Klis of 9News reported Friday that Trevor Siemian was again unlikely to practice, likely meaning Lynch would get the nod against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Unlikely Siemian will practice today meaning he will be ruled out Sunday and Paxton Lynch will start vs Jax, per player sources. #9sports...
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Manziel ordered to attend anger management as part of deal

Johnny Manziel has officially reached a deal with prosecutors in his domestic violence case, and it requires the former Cleveland Browns quarterback to meet several conditions over the next year. CBS DFW reports that Manziel has agreed to a “Conditional Dismissal Agreement,” which is essentially a contract he must honor with the court in order to have his case dismissed. Court...
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Report: Five teams chasing Chris Sale, asking price high

There is an active trade market for White Sox ace lefty Chris Sale, but a high asking price is holding things up for now. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, five teams are leading the pack for Sale: Washington, Houston, Texas, Boston, and Atlanta. However, the asking price is said to be very high, with Chicago asking Washington for star rookie Trea Turner in preliminary discussions...
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Cromartie goes off about alleged McKnight murderer release

Former NFL running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed in an apparent road rage incident in Louisiana Thursday, and the man who pulled the trigger has been released from jail without charges. Ronald Gasser, 54, was released from custody early Friday with investigators saying there is “no timeline” for their investigation. Col. John Fortunato of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s...
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Could John Harbaugh be on hot seat if Ravens miss playoffs?

The Baltimore Ravens are currently in first place in the AFC North, but that hardly makes them a lock for the postseason. The Pittsburgh Steelers have the same record at 6-5, with Baltimore currently owning the head-to-head advantage. So what happens if John Harbaugh’s team misses the playoffs for a second straight season and the third time in four years? Greg Bedard of The MMQB...
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Former NFL doc hints Gronk's injury could threaten career

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will have had three back surgeries since 2009 once his latest procedure is completed, and it goes without saying that there is some major concern about that. How major, exactly? Some are wondering if Gronkowski will ever play in the NFL again. Former Patriots team doctor Thomas Gill spoke with WBZ in Boston Thursday about Gronkowski’s...
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Report: Odom battling addiction, hanging with ‘same old crew’

There was a short period of time recently where Lamar Odom seemed to be heading down the right path. He attended a game as a guest of Kobe Bryant back in March and was again spotted at Kobe’s final game a month later. Unfortunately, there has been no positive news since. On his podcast “The Lowe Post” this week, ESPN’s Zach Lowe asked colleague Ramona Shelburne if she has...
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Prominent Houston booster unloads on Tom Herman

Tom Herman left Houston for the opportunity to lead a much bigger program in the state of Texas, and at least one prominent booster feels the coach acted with no class on his way out the door. Darryl Schroeder, a booster for the Cougars, unloaded on Herman in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon. In his rant, Schroeder claimed Herman promised Houston that he would not leave the school...
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Referees miss critical penalty on Vikings' 2-point conversion attempt

The officiating crew in Thursday night’s game between the Vikings and Cowboys missed a penalty that should have been called on Minnesota’s 2-point conversion attempt to tie the game in the fourth quarter. The Vikings were down 17-15 after scoring a touchdown in the final minute and went for two. Sam Bradford’s pass sailed high by a mile for an incompletion, effectively giving...
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Nick Saban: Lane Kiffin focused on Alabama despite rumors

Nick Saban addressed the rumors surrounding Lane Kiffin by saying that all of his coaches are focused on their positions at Alabama. Kiffin has been linked to the LSU offensive coordinator position, the Oregon head coaching job, and now the Houston head coaching job. But Saban says Kiffin is currently focused on helping Bama’s offense prepare for the SEC Championship Game on Saturday...
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Mayweather camp dismisses possibility of Mayweather-McGregor fight

If you want to know how little of a chance the supposed Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor boxing fight has of happening, look no further than the words of Leonard Ellerbe. Ellerbe, the CEO of Mayweather Promotions, dismissed the possibility of Floyd fighting McGregor in a boxing match despite McGregor filing for a boxing license in California. He says a number of factors go into...
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Joe McKnight shot and killed in apparent traffic dispute

Former NFL running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed on Thursday in an apparent traffic dispute in Louisiana. According to NOLA.com, a witness recalled a man standing in an intersection attempting to apologize (McKnight) while he was being yelled at by another man. Sheriff Newell Normand provided a few additional details. Sheriff Newell Normand talks about fatal shooting of...
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Patriots say Rob Gronkowski expected to miss rest of season

The New England Patriots announced on Thursday night that Rob Gronkowski is expected to miss the rest of the season because of back surgery. The Pats issued a press release to explain the status of Gronk, who is set to undergo surgery Friday. The team shared what led to the decision: After a hit early in the Jets game, Rob began to experience significant back and leg pain. This...
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Report: Clippers expect Chris Paul to demand full max this summer

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul may be looking to become Chri$$$ Paul this coming offseason. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Thursday, the Clippers expect Paul, who can become an unrestricted free agent this summer, to demand the full five-year max (or whatever the longest possible deal winds up being in the revised CBA) to remain with the team. Paul,...
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Brett Brown: Ben Simmons will be Sixers’ point guard when he returns

The keys to the Philadelphia 76ers convertible await No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons upon his return from injury. Sixers head coach Brett Brown said on Wednesday that Simmons will be the team’s point guard when he gets back to the court. “My intention is to give him the ball and let him be the point guard,” Brown said, per Jessica Camerato of CSN Philly. “That’s the plan...
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