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Stephen Curry still haunted by behind-the-back pass turnover in last year’s Finals

Stephen Curry still hasn’t forgotten about the possession he literally threw away in last year’s grind-it-out Game 7 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers where every single one of them counted. In an interview with ESPN’s Chris Haynes that was published on Monday, Curry opened up about the behind-the-back turnover he had late in the fourth quarter of the decisive...
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Pedroia suffers sprained wrist, will undergo MRI

A few days after returning to Boston’s lineup after missing a game with a knee injury, Dustin Pedroia was forced to leave with a different injury.The Red Sox second baseman left Monday’s game against the White Sox with what the team called a sprained left wrist. Pedroia suffered the injury in a collision at first with Jose Abreu: Pedroia was already experiencing swelling in the...
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Kerr surprised Warriors favored over Cavs in NBA Finals

Steve Kerr may appreciate the respect given to his Golden State Warriors, but he doesn’t agree with the logic behind his team being favored over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.Kerr met with the media on Monday ahead of Thursday’s Game 1 of the Finals and expressed his surprise about his team being favored. “I’m surprised too. Are you kidding me? They’re a great...
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Mets GM throws support behind Terry Collins

As the New York Mets continue their recent struggles, reports have surfaced suggesting general manager Sandy Alderson is “irked” with Terry Collins and has begun taking note of his every mistake made.Contrary to those reports however, Alderson said on Monday that he’s pleased with the job Collins has done in the face of mounting injuries and unexpected setbacks.“I’m happy...
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Steve Kerr not planning to return for Game 1 of Finals

The Golden State Warriors would love to have their head coach back just in time for their third straight NBA Finals appearance, but it does not sound like that is going to happen.On Monday, Steve Kerr told reporters that he is unsure if he will return at any point during the Finals but does not expect to be ready to go for Game 1. Kerr, who has struggled with complications stemming...
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Brandon McCarthy takes shot at MLB over Memorial Day gear

Big league pitcher Brandon McCarthy does not appear to be a fan of Major League Baseball using Memorial Day to sell special merchandise.As is the case each year, teams around MLB wear special caps and/or uniforms for various holidays that fall during the season. Among them is, of course, Memorial Day.The Twitter account for several teams sent out tweets like the one below on Monday...
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Tony Parker vows to return better than ever following quad injury

When the San Antonio Spurs lost Tony Parker to a ruptured quadriceps against the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals, many assumed his professional career was all but over. Parker underwent surgery to repair the injury on May 5 — a procedure that was deemed successful — and the initial timeline suggested a return between 6-9 months. But at 34 years...
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Bryce Alford defends Lonzo Ball: He 'doesn't deserve' criticism

Lonzo Ball is more of a household name because of his father’s brash personality than he is for his basketball ability, and one of Ball’s former UCLA teammates feels that is not right.Bryce Alford, UCLA’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made and the son of head coach Steve Alford, was asked about some of the negative attention the Ball family has received in recent months. He...
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Sportswriter Terry Frei fired for racist Indy 500 tweet

Denver Post sportswriter Terry Frei set off a firestorm on Sunday afternoon following a racist tweet in response to Takuma Sato, a Japanese driver, winning the Indianapolis 500.Frei claimed he felt “uncomfortable” with Sato winning the Indy 500 on Memorial Day Weekend, subtly referencing the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, which led to American involvement in World...
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Jaylon Smith will not practice on back-to-back days

Linebacker Jaylon Smith has steadily increased his workload since returning from a torn ACL and MCL that included nerve damage — an injury suffered in his collegiate finale — but after a year on the sideline, the Dallas Cowboys are still taking it relatively slow with the youngster.Although both his coaches and teammates have repeatedly praised his work ethic and outlook, there’s...
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Cowboys QB coach won't rule out Romo return

Even though Tony Romo has signed a deal with CBS to join the network’s top NFL broadcasting team, there are plenty of fans and football executives who believe the quarterback will return to the playing field at some point. Wade Wilson, the quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys, is doing nothing to throw cold water on that speculation.In an interview with Matt Galatzan of Scout...
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Single-A pitcher hits opponent with baseball during brawl (Video)

The West Michigan Whitecaps defeated the Dayton Dragons by a score of 2-1 in 10 innings on Sunday night, but that was hardly the headline which dominated the Single-A game. After Dayton’s Jose Siri stole second base in the bottom of the sixth inning, West Michigan shortstop Anthony Pereira appeared to step on his leg — whether it was intentional or incidental is open to interpretation...
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Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in Florida

Tiger Woods was arrested in Jupiter, Florida on Monday morning and charged with DUI. WPTV in Florida reports that Woods was taken into custody at roughly 3:00 a.m. on Military Trail South of Indian Creek Parkway and booked into Palm Beach County Jail at 7:18 a.m. He was later released from custody on his own recognizance at 10:50 a.m. Woods, 41, who is in the midst of another comeback...
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Kyle O’Quinn posterizes Josh Norman during celebrity basketball game

Kyle O’Quinn is 6-foot-10 and plays center for the New York Knicks. Josh Norman is an even 6-foot and plays cornerback for the Washington Redskins. Needless to say, any one-on-one showdown on the court would provide a wildly unfair advantage for O’Quinn.And it did.During the Bam Bam’s Spring Jam Annual Celebrity Basketball Game held in Virginia on Saturday, O’Quinn and Norman...
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Report: Clippers ‘overwhelming favorite’ to keep Chris Paul

Chris Paul is fully expected to opt out of the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers this year, but that hardly means he intends to leave the team.As speculation continues to grow that the San Antonio Spurs could look to add Paul this summer, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical said in a recent appearance on CBS Radio that it would be a huge surprise if CP3 left...
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Lolo Jones single again, no longer dating Brad Wing

If Lolo Jones was in a relationship with New York Giants punter Brad Wing, it doesn’t appear it lasted very long.Late Sunday night, Jones shared a funny post on Instagram that revealed she is single. “Welp back to being single and putting out thirst trap pictures again,” Jones wrote.Jones has always been pretty open about her personal life. She was in the market for a boyfriend...
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10 NFL players looking to bounce back in 2017

Every year, some NFL superstars unexpectedly experience a down season. For some, the lack of production is due to injuries. For others, the disappointing year could be attributed to anything from a new coach to a new system or a new team.Most players bounces back, though a handful don’t. And in 2017, there’s little reason to believe that either end of that spectrum will change...
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Giants owner: Signing Kaepernick would anger fans

As NFL coaches continue to work to convince fans that Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent for football reasons only, one team owner has admitted there is much more to it than that.New York Giants owner John Mara told Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB recently that his team has never discussed the possibility of signing Kaepernick. That makes sense because they have a solidified starter...
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Mocking 15-year-old LaMelo Ball is taking things a bit too far

When a 15-year-old kid starts getting mocked with viral videos on the internet, it may be time to consider whether the hatred of his family has gone too far.LaMelo Ball, the son of LaVar Ball and younger brother of Lonzo Ball, is going into his junior year in high school. Since people have grown to dislike LaVar so much, someone decided to put together a compilation video of all...
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Tyler Glasnow has two funny rap tattoos

Tyler Glasnow is hardcore. The Pittsburgh Pirates young pitcher has a pair of tattoos that are fairly hidden, and they showcase his love of rap. Glasnow showed them to ESPN for “Sunday Night Baseball.” One of the tattoos says “No Juice” on his inner lip, which is the name of a Lil Boosie song. The second is a portrait of deceased Wu Tang member Ol Dirty Bastard on the bottom...
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Alexander Gustafsson proposes in octagon after win (Video)

Alexander Gustafsson pulled off a huge win on Sunday night, and then he pulled off an even bigger boss move afterwards. Gustafsson beat Glover Teixeira with a vicious knockout at UFC Fight Night 109 in Sweden. After the win, he called his girlfriend Moa into the octagon and proposed to her. Moa of course said yes. She recently gave birth to the couple’s first child, a daughter.
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Michael Vick not actually in talks to retire with Falcons

Michael Vick may have jumped the gun when he said that he was in talks to retire as a Falcon.Vick was interviewed on Friday and asked about retiring with the Falcons, and the retired quarterback said the idea was “in discussion.” But when pressed about the matter further by another reporter on Sunday, Vick somewhat backtracked.“Well, I haven’t talked to anybody about it specifically...
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Joe Maddon has funny quip about Cubs’ early-season struggles

The Chicago Cubs set the bar high for themselves last season by winning their first World Series title in 108 years, but manager Joe Maddon isn’t sweating the fact that they haven’t quite lived up to it yet this year. After the Cubs were swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers over the weekend to fall to 25-24 on the season, Maddon managed to maintain a joking mood. “Please, go ahead...
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Roberto Aguayo in danger of losing kicker job with Bucs

Roberto Aguayo could be in danger of losing his job as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ placekicker a year after the team moved up in the draft to select the kicker in the second round.Not only did the Bucs sign Nick Folk for $750,000 guaranteed to bring some competition at the position, but The Tampa Bay Times’ Rick Stroud says Folk was also better with some kicks during the week.According...
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Joel Embiid posts 1-year anniversary tribute to Harambe on Instagram

Joel Embiid continues to endear himself to the Internet community.The Philadelphia 76ers center took to Instagram over the weekend to pay tribute to Harambe, the gorilla who was shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo exactly a year ago on Sunday and went on to have a second life of sorts as a rather omnipresent social media meme. Embiid, who is easily the viral king of his basketball...
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