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Will Monty Williams hire be key in keeping Kevin Durant with Thunder?

Monty Williams has landed on his feet. After being fired by the New Orleans Pelicans following a 45-37 season that sent the team to the playoffs, the 43-year-old coach has been hired by the Oklahoma City Thunder, Yahoo reports. Williams will be the top assistant on new coach Billy Donovan’s staff. Williams, a former pro,...Read More
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WATCH: Lloyd McClendon has all-time meltdown

Lloyd McClendon was ejected from the third inning of Tuesday’s Mariners-Yankees game, and the Seattle manager sure got his money’s worth while being run from the contest. Upset that the umpires ruled Alex Rodriguez checked his swing and did not go on a 3-2 pitch with two outs in the top of the third, catcher...Read More
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Heat offer Dwyane Wade less than $10 million per season?

Dwyane Wade has made financial sacrifices in the past, which have helped the Heat capture championships in 2012 and 2013. Most recently, Wade opted out of a contract last year that would have seen him make over $20 million this season and north of $21 million next season. He, then, signed a two-year deal that...Read More
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McCoy not happy Perryman played dodgeball while injured

The Chargers selected linebacker Denzel Perryman during the second round of this year’s NFL Draft, however he has yet to participate in the team’s organized team activities due to a hamstring injury. Given that he has not yet been cleared to practice, it’s perhaps not surprising the Chargers weren’t exactly pleased with his participation in...Read More
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

UCF had no idea UConn was creating a rivalry trophy

Perhaps desperate to start building the same sort of tradition with its football program that its basketball program is already steeped in, UConn recently created a trophy for its “rivalry” with Central Florida. UConn unveiled the trophy on Monday, which is has named the “Civil Conflict” trophy. Is it pathetic that two schools that have...Read More
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton signs five-year, $103M extension with Panthers

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to a five-year, $130.8 million extension with Cam Newton, according to various reports. Adam Schefter of ESPN notes that the deal includes $60 million guaranteed and will pay out $67.6 million in over the first three seasons, which is the most money paid to a player in a three-year span...Read More
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Steve Williams: ‘No chance’ Tiger Woods used PEDs

Steve Williams has been critical of his former employer Tiger Woods over the years, but the caddie is adamant about one thing: Tiger did not use PEDs. Williams did a “My Shot” interview with Golf Digest’s Guy Yocom that touches on many questions. Williams, never shy about sharing his opinion, gives his thoughts on many...Read More
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Next FIFA president odds released – Michel Platini the favorite

Who will be the next FIFA president? We don’t know yet, but much like everything else related to soccer, there are odds for you to bet on it. William Hill set odds on who will be the next president following Sepp Blatter’s resignation announced Tuesday. Here is what they set: Michel Platini 6-5 Ali Bin...Read More
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat could make a run at Kevin Durant

The Miami Heat may have to get creative to convince Dwyane Wade to play out the final year of his team-friendly contract, and promising to pursue the biggest name on the free agent market after next season would be a good place to start. Wade did the Heat a favor last summer by opting out...Read More
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Nick Young and Iggy Azalea got engaged (Video)

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young and longtime girlfriend Iggy Azalea are getting married. Young popped the question on Monday night while celebrating his 30th birthday. He got down on one knee and broke out a massive ring box that contained a 10 carat yellow diamond ring. Swaggy P celebrated his birthday tonight by popping...Read More
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter reportedly was being investigated by FBI

Sepp Blatter shockingly stepped down as FIFA president on Tuesday after recently being re-elected to the position for the unprecedented fifth time. The word is that the timing of his resignation is no coincidence; he was reportedly being investigated by the FBI. ABC reports that Blatter was being investigated by the FBI and US prosecutors....Read More
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Sepp Blatter stepping down as FIFA president

Just days after he was re-elected for an unprecedented fifth term as the president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter has announced that he is stepping down from his position. Blatter said Tuesday that he will resign as president and call for an extraordinary congress session to elect his replacement. As Sam Borden of The New York...Read More
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Chip Kelly in 2008: We don’t want a ‘jingle-footed’ running back

If you want to know exactly why Chip Kelly traded LeSean McCoy and brought in DeMarco Murray, look no further than the description he gave of the type of running back he likes during a lecture at USC back in 2008. Kelly, who was with Oregon at the time, spoke at length about inside zone...Read More
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Wes Welker open to reunion with Patriots

Wes Welker recently turned 34 recently and has suffered multiple head injuries over the past two years, but he is not yet ready to call it a career. Welker is currently looking for work, and he said Tuesday that he is open to returning to the team with which he had most of his success...Read More
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Umenyiora, wife Leila Lopes respond to cheating allegations

Osi Umenyiora married his longtime girlfriend Leila Lopes over the weekend, and it took the couple only a matter of hours to encounter their first obstacle. Shortly after the wedding, an anonymous Instagram account was created for the sole purpose of outing Umenyiora as an alleged cheater. The person running the account shared several text...Read More
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Valcke, Blatter’s top lieutenant, accused of bribery

You would have to be incredibly naive to think FIFA president Sepp Blatter — who once again won re-election last week — knew nothing about the corruption that was going on within the organization that he is supposed to be in charge of. The only question is whether or not American prosecutors can prove it....Read More
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers want jury probe in Lloyd case

It has been nearly two months since Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd and sentenced to life in prison, but the former New England Patriots tight end’s legal team is not yet willing to accept the verdict. Ted Daniel of FOX25 in Boston reports that Hernandez’s lawyers recently submitted four new filings...Read More
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather proposed to Shantel Jackson in business-like text message

Floyd Mayweather Jr. once proposed to his ex-girlfriend Shantel Jackson in a text message that told her she needs to change her attitude, according to court documents. The court papers, which were obtained by TMZ, included the text in which Mayweather tried to convince Jackson to get engaged to him for a second time. Floyd...Read More
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson ends holdout, returns to Vikings

Adrian Peterson has ended his standoff with the Minnesota Vikings, as the 30-year-old running back returned to the team on Tuesday. Peterson has decided to join the Vikings for organized team activities. He was reinstated by the NFL two months ago but has been holding out in hopes of forcing a trade or being paid...Read More
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols: Angels are not 'the Mike Trout show'

The Los Angeles Angels won their fifth game in a row on Monday night, and Albert Pujols led the way offensively with a pair of home runs. Mike Trout also homered, so he was a topic of discussion during postgame interviews once again. Did that annoy Pujols? With the Angels leading 5-3 in the bottom...Read More
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Randy Gregory eating In-N-Out and pizza every day to gain weight

Randy Gregory is on the dream diet for most people. Gregory, a second-round pick in this year’s draft by the Cowboys, has been asked to put weight onto his 235-pound frame so he won’t be pushed around by NFL linemen. He says he has been chowing down on burgers and pizza to accomplish that goal....Read More
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Shaq: I'd take Kobe over LeBron because of 'killer instinct'

Shaq played with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James during his career and says he would choose his former Laker pal over his one-time Cavs teammate, though he has a little more bias towards his longtime former Laker teammate. Appearing on “The Dan Patrick Show” Monday to promote his new podcast, Shaq was asked by...Read More
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Video/audio from aftermath of Jon Jones’ car crash released

Video and audio from the aftermath of Jon Jones’ car crash in April have been released by the Albuquerque Police Department, and it provides visual and audio evidence of the incident that led to the arrest of the MMA star. The audio and video, which was obtained by MMA Digest, shows how badly all the...Read More
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Nastia Liukin engaged to Matt Lombardi

Nastia Liukin is off the market. The Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast got engaged to boyfriend Matt Lombardi and announced the news over Twitter Monday. Lombardi is a former BC hockey player. Here is his bio for the company he co-founded — Venture Up: Matt is a two time Boston College ice hockey National Champion playing...Read More
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Russell Westbrook wins Spirit award, pokes fun at himself

Russell Westbrook received the Sports Spectacular Spirit Award on Sunday night in recognition of the work he has done in the community, and the Oklahoma City Thunder guard was just thankful to be winning something. After he was presented with the award, Westbrook decided to poke some fun at himself. Russell Westbrook on winning @sportsspec...Read More
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