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Gilbert Arenas hit maximum daily prize limit playing basketball at fair

Gilbert Arenas may no longer be playing in NBA arenas, but his shot is still good enough to fill it up at a local fair. Over the weekend, Arenas paid a visit to the Orange County Fair and put in work on the basketball hoops there. In fact, Agent Zero was so in the zone...Read More
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Brock Lesnar once suplexed Chiefs player for cheap-shotting Daunte Culpepper

Many years ago, long before he left the WWE to become the UFC heavyweight champion of the world, Brock Lesnar tried to make it as an NFL player. Lesnar famously tried out for the Minnesota Vikings during the preseason in 2004 and was cut before the season began. Though he did not make the team,...Read More
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Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Larry Bird is one of the greatest basketball players of all time and rarely conceded anything on the court. The Hall of Famer is 58 now, and he admits that former rival Michael Jordan could take him one-on-one. Check that, he says MJ would “kill” him on the court now. “I hate to admit this,...Read More
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Junior Seau family says Hall of Fame went back on its word

A legal adviser for the family of Junior Seau sent a statement Monday indicating that the family is still unhappy with the way the Pro Football Hall of Fame has handled the impending induction of the late linebacker. Last week The New York Times wrote an article saying that Seau’s family would not have an...Read More
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Floyd Mayweather fight announcement reportedly being held up by contract extension talks

Contract extension talks between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Showtime/CBS reportedly are holding up the announcement of the boxer’s upcoming September fight, though a Showtime exec denies that is the case. ESPN’s Dan Rafael reported Monday that the reason Mayweather’s Sept. 12 fight against Andre Berto has not been finalized is because Showtime/CBS wants the rights...Read More
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Kobe will probably see time at power forward next year

The Lakers are going to be a mess of overlapping ball-dominant guards next season, and head coach Byron Scott is scrambling for ways to even out what could be a very unbalanced rotation. One of Scott’s bright ideas could be to deploy Kobe Bryant out of position at times. In an interview with David Aldridge...Read More
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Nick Saban has incredible advice for his players on chasing girls

Nick Saban is a successful coach not just because of his preparation, recruitment and gameday decisions, but also because he knows how to get through to his players on a personal level. To that end, the man even advises his players with life lessons on hooking up with girls. Monte Burke’s new book “Saban: The...Read More
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Taylor Swift concert date changed in case Astros make playoffs

Today, I offer a mea culpa to the Houston Astros. Roughly two months after the 2014 MLB season ended, I found it downright hilarious that the Astros had booked a Taylor Swift concert at Minute Maid Park on a date that would fall in the middle of the MLB playoffs. The tentative date for the...Read More
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Adrian Peterson: I knew the Vikings wouldn't trade me

Adrian Peterson spent a good portion of the offseason trying to force his way out of Minnesota. Or, should we say, the All-Pro running back wanted the Vikings to think he wasn’t going to be happy until they traded him. In an interview with Peter King of The MMQB on Sunday, Peterson admitted that he...Read More
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Phil Jackson: Knicks ‘worked hard’ for Goran Dragic trade

Flashback to February 2015. With the trade deadline looming, disgruntled Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic wanted out worse than a bat at an Ozzy Osbourne concert. The New York Knicks were supposedly on Dragic’s short list of preferred trade destinations. It would have been a sensible fit too seeing as they had such a...Read More
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Report: LeBron James allowed Mike Miller to leave the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers over the weekend. I know what you’re thinking, but try not to worry about it too much — all parties involved in the deal had permission from LeBron James. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron authorized the Miller trade. Considering...Read More
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Will Smith fires back at former teammate Junior Galette

Junior Galette appeared to use his girlfriend’s Twitter account over the weekend to blast his former New Orleans Saints teammates and coaches after he was released. Free agent defensive end Will Smith found his way into the crosshairs, and he wasn’t pleased about it. Here’s what Galette allegedly said about Smith, courtesy of the collection...Read More
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Report: Dez Bryant was in ‘financial distress’ before signing new contract

Before the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a long-term contract extension with Dez Bryant, there were reports that the team did not believe the 26-year-old receiver when he said he was willing to miss regular season games. Why? Because Bryant may have been having some money issues. In a lengthy piece that explains how Bryant ended...Read More
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Report: Brady, NFL could be making 'earnest effort' to settle

The New England Patriots will officially begin training camp this week, and there has still been no word about whether Tom Brady will be available for the team’s Week 1 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and beyond. But Brady’s people may be working with the league on a solution. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports...Read More
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Junior Galette allegedly unloads on Sean Payton on Twitter

The New Orleans Saints released Junior Galette on Friday, and the 27-year-old linebacker does not appear to be handling the divorce very well. Over the weekend, Galette supposedly took over his girlfriend’s Twitter account (he deleted his own after he was cut) and unloaded on his former team and coach. Some of the tweets may...Read More
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Darnell Dockett looking to ‘wife a midget up’

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Darnell Dockett is known more for the whacky stuff he posts on social media than he is for stopping opponents. On Sunday night, Dockett felt like sharing some thoughts on drugs, drug lords and little people. Mann heroin is the devil.. Omg that's a powerful drug….. Who did heroin before?...Read More
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Was Gregg Popovich close to retiring last year?

Just before LaMarcus Aldridge decided to sign with the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich assured the top prize on the free agent market that he would still be coaching the Spurs for the length of Aldridge’s four-year contract. There was a time last season where Pop probably would have been hesitant to make that guarantee....Read More
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Smoltz warns kids about elbow injuries, play multiple sports

John Smoltz was one of four former MLB players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, and the Atlanta Braves legend took some time during his speech to warn parents about the dangers of elbow issues at a young age. In short, Smoltz encouraged high school-aged kids to play multiple sports, saying that...Read More
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LeSean McCoy says media took ‘ladies only’ party out of context

LeSean McCoy was supposed to host his “ladies only” party on Sunday night, but the Buffalo Bills running back may have decided to alter his plans. In a rather whiny and passive-aggressive Instagram post, McCoy wrote that everyone is now invited to his “back to business” party. He even got Donald Trump to DJ (not)....Read More
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Randy Johnson gives emotional shoutout to Zach Farmer during speech (Video)

Randy Johnson was all class during his Hall of Fame speech on Sunday, and he kicked it up a notch when he delivered a special message to a fan battling cancer. The Big Unit took some time at the end of his speech to recognize Zach Farmer, a stud pitcher at Ohio State who is...Read More
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Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame plaque features his Jheri curl

Pedro Martinez had one request when he was voted into the Hall of Fame: Make sure the image on my plaque includes my Jheri curl. Thankfully those in Cooperstown didn’t let him down. Pedro was enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday along with Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio, making for one...Read More
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Watch: Mike Trout hits grand slam right into fan’s ‘Trout Net’

In case you haven’t heard, this Mike Trout guy is somewhat good at the sport of baseball. The 23-year-old diamond deity continues to invent new ways to amaze us on an everyday basis. On Sunday against the Rangers, Trout outdid himself yet again. Having already smashed an opposite field shot off Texas starter Nick Martinez...Read More
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Cubs fans lobby for Cole Hamels trade after getting no-hit

Phillies southpaw Cole Hamels fired the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years on Saturday, and the reactionary effect is already in full throttle. Barely 12 hours after watching their beloved Cubbies get incapacitated by the Philadelphia ace, Chicago fans posted the following ultimatum across the street from Wrigley Field. The message across...Read More
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Report: Vlade Divac is 'strongly opposed' to analytics

Basketball is in the middle of a statistical revolution in the same way baseball was when “Moneyball” came out over 10 years ago. Many teams are now prominently using analytics to evaluate teams and players and help them gain a better understanding of successful strategies. One person who hasn’t quite joined the revolution is Vlade...Read More
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Randy Johnson changed hotel rooms because of ghost stories

Randy Johnson is one of four players being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but his week has been slightly more eventful than that of the three others. When Johnson checked into the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown over the weekend, he was informed by one of his children that the room...Read More
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