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Jim Irsay tweets image of nude woman, says he was hacked

Jim Irsay has once again fallen victim to the late-night Twitter hack.A photo of a nude woman was tweeted from Irsay’s Twitter account late Wednesday night and was live for a little over 10 minutes before being deleted. The image was of an adult film star.The Indianapolis Colts owner claimed he was hacked, but then deleted that tweet too as if he was trying to erase all traces...
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Eight NBA stars who could change teams this summer

It’s shaping up to be a busy offseason in the NBA, with numerous star players set to hit free agency. Others are under contract, but seem set to feature prominently in trade talks for various reasons.On Wednesday, the talk was all about Chris Paul being dealt to Houston. That could be the first of many major moves to come.Who will stay? Who will go? Who will be busy actively trying...
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Report: Gordon Hayward to meet with Heat first when free agency begins

Gordon Hayward will be among the top players available when the free agency period begins and Pat Riley has reportedly secured the initial meeting. The NBA’s free agency period begins July 1, at which time players can meet with teams and agree to deals. Hayward will be surely be one of the first names off the market and, according to The Salt Lake Tribune, the Heat will be the...
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Blue Jays fan who threw beer can gets community service

The Toronto Blue Jays fan who threw beer at the Baltimore Orioles outfield during the 2016 AL Wild Card game will have to partake in community service — and avoid baseball stadiums for a while.According to Jessica Smith Cross of the National Post, Ken Pagan, the fan accused of throwing the beer at Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim, received a conditional discharge in court. That...
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Lance Stephenson, Isaiah Thomas trade shots on Instagram over Paul George

It’s the NBA offseason that just keeps on giving.In an post to his Instagram account on Tuesday, Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson called on Paul George to stay with the team. Of course, who else popped into Stephenson’s comments section but Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas. The two-time All-Star poked fun at the post and prompted Stephenson to fire right back. Thomas...
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Austin Rivers responds to ‘false’ report about Chris Paul issues

Austin Rivers saw the report that circulated on Wednesday saying that Chris Paul was bothered by perceived nepotism on the Clippers, and Rivers decided to address the rumor.In a tweet sent Wednesday afternoon, Austin Rivers called the report “false rumors.” He dismissed it as “comedy,” “fictional,” and said the person who wrote the information was a clown. Earlier in...
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Miguel Montero released by Cubs after Jake Arrieta comments

The Cubs parted ways with Miguel Montero one day after his critical comments about Jake Arrieta. During Tuesday’s game between the Cubs and Nationals, Washington tied a franchise (including the Expos) record with seven stolen bases. Trea Turner had four, Michael Taylor swiped two, and Anthony Rendon had one. All of the steals came while Arrieta was on the mound. After the game...
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Carl Edwards Jr. gives funny reason for skipping Cubs’ White House visit

Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. can now add “aspiring comedian” to his resume along with “World Series champion.”Edwards was one of ten Cubs who skipped an informal visit to President Donald Trump’s White House on Wednesday, months after the team made their official visit to the then-Barack Obama-led White House in recognition of their 2016 title. When asked why...
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Kevin Durant laughs off Rockets’ acquisition of Chris Paul

It’s safe to say Kevin Durant is not sweating the Houston Rockets’ newly loaded backcourt.Taunted about the pairing of Chris Paul and James Harden on Twitter, Durant’s response was fairly simple — and quite indicative of the fact that he has no fear of Houston’s new dynamic duo. Durant isn’t going to be worried. His team found a way past LeBron James and the Cleveland...
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Clippers reportedly waive Paul Pierce

The Los Angeles Clippers are making major moves and shaping up their roster.Not only did the Clippers trade Chris Paul on Wednesday, but they also waived Paul Pierce, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Pierce was a favorite of Doc Rivers in Boston and was brought over to the Clippers in 2015. He spent two seasons with the Los Angeles club.Pierce had announced prior to...
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Report: Knicks still want to trade Carmelo Anthony

Phil Jackson’s exit reportedly hasn’t changed the New York Knicks’ stance on Carmelo Anthony. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, the Knicks still see Anthony leaving via trade, and have no interest in a buyout. It’s safe to say that Anthony will not be a part of the next contending Knicks team. It’s also safe to say that they don’t have a lot of reason to...
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Karlos Williams suspended at least a year

Karlos Williams is on his way to being done in the NFL forever. The free agent running back has been suspended at least a year, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Williams had nearly finished serving a previous 10-game suspension when this news came down. Williams was a 5th-round pick by the Bills in 2015 and rushed for seven scores as a rookie. But he showed up for camp overweight...
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Anthony Rizzo blasts ‘selfish’ Miguel Montero

The Chicago Cubs designated catcher Miguel Montero for assignment on Wednesday, and if they hadn’t, he’d have apparently returned to a very frustrated and annoyed clubhouse.A day after publicly criticizing Jake Arrieta and the rest of his pitching staff for making him look bad on stolen base attempts, Montero was cut by the team and blasted publicly by team leader Anthony Rizzo...
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Jordan Clarkson recruits JJ Redick to Lakers, deletes tweet

Jordan Clarkson tried to get in on the recruitment fun amid all the NBA chaos Wednesday, but he apparently thought better of it.The Los Angeles Lakers guard sent a tweet to free agent JJ Redick, telling the sharpshooter to come across the street from the Clippers to the Lakers. Clarkson later deleted the tweet.Though any team that signs Redick will be receiving a good scorer and...
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Chip Kelly defends Kaepernick: He was not a distraction

Much has been said about how much Colin Kaepernick was a distraction in the San Francisco 49ers’ locker room last season, but the man who oversaw things is defending the quarterback.Chip Kelly joined ESPN’s Adam Schefter on the “Know them from Adam” podcast, which was published on Wednesday. The two are now colleagues at ESPN, and they talked about Kaepernick, who served...
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Blazers post hilarious tweets after acquiring cash from Rockets

The Portland Trail Blazers continue to prove why they have the best social media presence in the NBA.On Wednesday, the Blazers traded guard Tim Quarterman to the Houston Rockets for cash considerations. Quarterman was then promptly dealt by Houston to the LA Clippers as part of the return package for Chris Paul. While they appeared to be a mere footnote to this NBA landscape-altering...
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Report: Knicks, Jeff Teague have mutual interest

Now that Phil Jackson and his triangle offense are out in New York, the Knicks can begin chasing free agents without that albatross hanging around their neck.One of those free agents is point guard Jeff Teague, who, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley, is a target for general manager Steve Mills. It is a long-standing interest for Mills and the Knicks, who talked to the Atlanta Hawks...
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Clippers focused on re-signing Blake Griffin

The Los Angeles Clippers are in turmoil, but they would like to keep some consistency.On Wednesday, the Clippers agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets. That results in the loss of a key player who helped turn the Clippers into one of the best teams in the conference the past six seasons. On top of that, the Clippers are also losing JJ Redick in free agency.Apparently...
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Isaiah Thomas recruits Blake Griffin in Instagram comment

Isaiah Thomas is many things, but a master of subtlety is not one of them.In an Instagram post on Wednesday, SLAM Magazine paid tribute to the Los Angeles Clippers’ Lob City era, which officially came to an end with the news of Chris Paul being traded to the Houston Rockets. For his part, Thomas responded with a recruiting message for Blake Griffin to come to Boston. It’s not...
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Report: Chris Paul ‘despises’ Doc Rivers, had issues with treatment of son Austin

Chris Paul’s departure from the Los Angeles Clippers came as a shock publicly, but if one report is true, it wouldn’t have been a surprise privately.ESPN’s Michael Eaves shared several alleged reasons that Paul left the Clippers, generally boiling it down to CP3 having a fallout with coach and team president Doc Rivers over the treatment of son Austin Rivers.According to Eaves...
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Report: Rockets think they will land Carmelo Anthony or Paul George

It certainly does not sound like the Houston Rockets are done making big moves. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, one source says the Rockets believe they’re getting either Carmelo Anthony or Paul George to pair with James Harden and soon-to-be-acquired point guard Chris Paul. ESPN’s Ian Begley added that Paul has spent time recently expressing a desire to play with Anthony...
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JJ Redick reportedly will not re-sign with Clippers

The end of an era truly appears to be on us in Los Angeles.Brian Windhorst reported on ESPN Wednesday that J.J. Redick will not re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, meaning the franchise will be bracing for a second high-profile departure of the offseason. This isn’t a huge surprise. Redick will have a lot of interest this offseason and a return to the Clippers was probably...
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LeBron James reacts to Chris Paul being traded to Rockets

A major trade that was made on Wednesday could end up altering the landscape of the Western Conference, and the king of the East took note. Shortly after it was reported that the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, LeBron James sent the following tweet: LeBron is good friends with Paul. Check that, Paul is one of the original Banana Boat Boys...
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Chandler Parsons cracks funny joke about CP3 joining Rockets

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, but Chandler Parsons knows a way Paul’s former teammates can prevent him from joining his new ones.Lock him in a house and don’t let him leave.Shortly after news of the Paul trade surfaced, Parsons cracked a great joke on Twitter: For those of you who didn’t get it, Parsons was referencing the...
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Report: Blake Griffin may still return to Clippers despite Chris Paul exit

It’s logical to think that the Chris Paul trade may be the first move in the breakup of the Los Angeles Clippers, but that may not necessarily be the case.According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, Griffin may not necessarily be turned off by Paul’s departure to the Houston Rockets, as the two star players have not always coexisted in perfect harmony. Brad Turner of the Los Angeles...
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