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Warriors lose after Kevin Durant shot waved off at buzzer

The Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets on opening night in the NBA Tuesday after a last-second shot by Kevin Durant was waved off upon review. The Warriors led by nine at the half and by 16 in the third quarter, but Houston stuck around and challenged the Warriors in the fourth quarter. The Rockets finally caught the Warriors and took the lead in the final minute on...
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Twitter goes nuts over Nick Young’s hot Warriors start

Nick Young got his Golden State Warriors career off to the right start, and the fans loved it. Young signed with Golden State during the offseason after spending the previous four seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. The bench player made his early case for Sixth Man of the Year by breaking a Warriors record for most three pointers made in a team debut in a season opener. Here’s...
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Los Angeles transit account trolls Cubs fans for leaving game early

Some Chicago Cubs fans were seen leaving Tuesday night’s Game 4 of the NLCS early, and one Los Angeles Twitter account made sure to let them hear about it.Metro Los Angeles, which is responsible for public transit in the city, trolled Cubs fans who left Game 4 early with the following tweet: LA fans are notorious for leaving games early, though if you’ve ever had to sit in the Dodger...
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Watch: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving hug after season opener

Just when you thought LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were mortal enemies, they turn that whole notion upside down.James and Irving shared a nice hug and gave each other love as soon as the NBA season opener ended on Tuesday night. Take a look: James’ Cleveland Cavaliers prevailed 102-99 over Irving’s Boston Celtics.There was tons of drama over the summer after reports said Irving...
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Todd Frazier: Pressure is back on the Astros

It wasn’t too long ago that the New York Yankees were in trouble against the Astros in the ALCS. Now some of them feel like the tables have turned.The Yankees dropped the first two games of the ALCS by 2-1 scores in Houston. They took Game 3 at home 8-1, and then they came back from a 4-0 deficit to win 6-4 in Game 4, tying the series.After rallying for the Game 4 win, third baseman...
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Cavaliers decide not to run Kyrie Irving tribute video

The Cavaliers decided to not run a tribute video of Kyrie Irving during his return to Cleveland as a member of the Celtics.After spending the first six seasons of his NBA career with the Cavaliers, Irving engineered a trade to Boston during the offseason. As coincidence would have it, the Celtics played the Cavaliers on Tuesday in the first game of the new season.Not surprisingly...
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LeBron, Isaiah Thomas go into locker room to visit Hayward

A few members of the Cleveland Cavaliers showed exceptional sportsmanship as they checked on an injured opponent Tuesday.Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome broken ankle injury six minutes into his Boston Celtics debut. Even though he plays for the other team — Cleveland’s expected top rival this season — both LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas went into the locker room to specifically...
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DeMar DeRozan blasts 'clown' Skip Bayless for insensitive Hayward tweet

Just as he has done the past several years, Skip Bayless used any excuse possible to slight LeBron James. Only this time he picked an awful time to do so.Shortly after the Boston Celtics announced that newest member Gordon Hayward had suffered a fractured ankle in his season debut, Bayless used the injury as a way to troll LeBron. The FS1 personality using any and every opportunity...
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Dana Holgorsen’s son Logan commits to North Texas

There will be another Holgorsen in college football soon, just not with West Virginia.Logan Holgorsen, the son of West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen, announced on Twitter Monday that he has committed to North Texas: Holgorsen, a junior quarterback, is part of the 2019 recruiting class. He has tweeted that he received scholarship offers from two schools — Bowling Green and North...
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NBA players show support for Gordon Hayward after horrific injury

Gordon Hayward received an outpouring of support from players around the NBA after suffering a horrific injury during the season’s opening game.During the first quarter of his first game as a member of the Celtics, Hayward appeared to suffer a broken leg as a result of colliding with two Cavaliers players. For those who want to see the play, you can here. It should be noted, the...
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Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome injury in Celtics debut

Gordon Hayward’s Boston Celtics career got off to the worst start imaginable.The forward suffered a broken leg six minutes into his Celtics debut.Hayward was going up for an alley-oop and collided with two Cleveland Cavaliers defenders in the first quarter of the opening game of the NBA season. He landed with his leg snapping behind him.You can see video here, but be warned: it is...
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Watch: Kyrie Irving booed in return to Cleveland

Kyrie Irving heard more than his fair share of boos during his return to Cleveland as a member of the Celtics.In the first game of the new NBA season, the Celtics traveled to Cleveland for a matchup with the Cavaliers. That, of course, meant Irving would be returning to the place he spent the first six seasons of his career after engineering a trade to Boston during the offseason...
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Ezekiel Elliott receives temporary restraining order blocking suspension

Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension from the NFL is back off again.Elliott was granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) by a district court judge in New York that blocks Elliott from being suspended.The restraining order is good for 14 days, at which point the judge will rule on whether the suspension should stand or Elliott should be granted a preliminary injunction.This news...
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49ers linebackers reportedly avoid robbery at gunpoint

Two San Francisco 49ers linebackers were held up at gunpoint at a club on early Monday morning, but they avoided theft by fleeing on foot.Missionlocal.org reports the news of what happened to Ray-Ray Armstrong and Reuben Foster. The two were at a club called Love + Propaganda in San Francisco after losing to Washington earlier in the day. The two players reportedly noticed a white...
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Nikola Mirotic expected to miss a few weeks with two broken bones in face

Nikola Mirotic is expected to miss a few weeks with two broken bones in his face following a practice fight with a teammate, according to a report.Mirotic was hospitalized after being punched by teammate Bobby Portis during practice on Tuesday. He has two broken bones in his face, according to The Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson. The Bulls confirmed the news in a press release in...
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Yankees lose baserunner despite winning challenge

The New York Yankees lost a baserunner despite winning a challenge as an odd sequence took place during Game 4 of the ALCS on Tuesday.Aaron Judge was on first with one out and Gary Sanchez up in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Houston Astros. Sanchez hit a fly ball to shallow right field that Judge misread. Judge rounded second thinking the ball was going to drop for...
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Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic in hospital after practice fight with teammate

Nikola Mirotic is in the hospital and out indefinitely after getting into a practice fight with his Chicago Bulls teammate Bobby Portis, according to a report.The Vertical’s Shams Charania shared the news on Twitter Tuesday. Charania says the altercation between the two players ended with a cheap shot to Mirotic’s face. Mirotic is undergoing testing.Mirotic, 26, has been with the...
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Ranking the 12 teams most likely to make the College Football Playoff

We remain over a month away from the end of college football’s regular season, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to take a look at who might find their way into the College Football Playoff field. Some candidates are obvious — Alabama, anyone? — while others may need to mount a late charge to make themselves strong contenders for the field.The good news for everyone? With the...
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Martavis Bryant has hilarious quote shooting down reports of trade request

Martavis Bryant isn’t taking the reports that he recently requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers all too seriously.The fourth-year receiver took to Twitter this weekend to address the rumors: Then on Monday, Bryant was asked directly if he requested a trade from the team and responded in hilarious fashion.“No, I am good to go,” said Bryant, per Teresa Varley of Steelers.com...
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'Entourage' actor says he is going as Jose Altuve for Halloween

A worthy doppelgänger has emerged for Houston Astros infielder Jose Altuve.Actor Jerry Ferrara, best known for his role in the HBO TV series “Entourage,” tweeted on Monday that he will be going as Altuve for Halloween, noting his resemblance to the five-time All-Star. October is indeed a great time to be Altuve, who is hitting .481 with three home runs and four RBIs in seven games...
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Joel Embiid calls minutes restriction ‘f—ing bulls—‘

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid told reporters on Monday that he was frustrated with the team’s decision to put him on a minutes restriction to start the season, and it appears he did not cool off at all after sleeping on it.On Tuesday, Embiid was even more animated with reporters when asked about the restriction.“That’s f—ing bulls—, I wish I was playing more minutes,” Embiid...
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LeBron would ‘love’ to be in NBA long enough to play against eldest son

LeBron James is hoping to one day be the Ken Griffey Sr. of the NBA.In an interview with GQ Magazine that was published on Tuesday, the 32-year-old James discussed the possibility of sticking around in the league long enough to play against his eldest son, LeBron Jr. a.k.a. Bronny.“I know I won’t be able to play at this level forever, but to be washed and play … I don’t know if I...
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Report: Meeting between NFL owners, players on anthem was very positive

A group of NFL players met with league executives and team owners on Tuesday to discuss some of the issues surrounding national anthem protests, and numerous reports have indicated that the discussions were very productive.While no actual conclusion was reached regarding what will be done about anthem protests, Judy Battista of NFL Network was told by a source that the meeting was...
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Thunder give Kevin Durant’s old No. 35 jersey to PJ Dozier

In case there was any doubt, Kevin Durant’s old jersey with the Oklahoma City Thunder probably won’t be hanging in the rafters any time soon.Undrafted rookie guard PJ Dozier is now sporting the No. 35 jersey that Durant used to wear with the Thunder, according to Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript on Tuesday. Dozier apparently asked for (and got) the number after wearing No. 35 for...
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Chris Paul criticizes Clippers' culture, says he had ball too much

Chris Paul is pulling no punches as he begins the season in a new uniform.In clips from his new mini-documentary series for ESPN that were released on Tuesday, the Houston Rockets guard criticized the culture of his old team, the LA Clippers, and also expressed displeasure with the role he played there.“The whole thing with our team, a lot of people see the wins and losses and stuff...
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