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Report: Seahawks players feel Sherman bombshell story ‘nailed it’

Richard Sherman may feel that the information in the bombshell ESPN story that was written about him this week was “nonsense,” but don’t expect his Seattle Seahawks teammates to go out of their way to defend him.ESPN’s Seth Wickersham cited numerous current and former Seahawks players, coaches and staffers in his piece about Sherman. The general consensus was that Sherman...
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Report: Clippers concerned about Chris Paul leaving to sign with Spurs

Some early NBA free agency rumors from what should be an insane summer of opt-outs and max contracts are already flying, and the Los Angeles Clippers are apparently taking one of them seriously.ESPN’s Mark Stein reports that the Clippers are legitimately concerned about the possibility of Chris Paul signing with the San Antonio Spurs. When Paul opts out of the final year of his...
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Michael Irvin offers advice for Odell Beckham

Odell Beckham Jr has his own reasons for not showing up to organized team activities with the New York Giants, and one Hall of Fame receiver believes he should make it a point to share those reasons with his teammates.In an interview with TMZ this week, Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin offered some advice for Beckham.“One thing I’d tell him is no matter how popular he gets...
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Paul Pierce thinks LeBron is nowhere near surpassing MJ

LeBron James may have surpassed Michael Jordan on Thursday as the NBA’s all-time leading playoff scorer, but Paul Pierce apparently feels that means very little in the grand scheme of things.Pierce was watching “Undisputed” on FS1 Friday morning, and he was stunned to hear host Nick Wright talking about LeBron’s legacy being comparable to — or even surpassing — Jordan’s...
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Chip Kelly joining ESPN in analyst role

Chip Kelly has decided he will not be coaching at the NFL level during the 2017 season. No, he’s not going back to college, either.ESPN announced on Friday that Kelly has signed with the network as a studio analyst.“I spoke with a lot of people this offseason about different situations for me — in coaching and TV,” Kelly told The Associated Press in a statement. “I had...
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Kyrie Irving urged LeBron James to embrace surpassing MJ

The Cleveland Cavaliers accomplished a great feat as a team when they secured a spot in their third consecutive NBA Finals Thursday night, but LeBron James also reached an impressive individual milestone. Kyrie Irving wanted to make sure the four-time NBA MVP enjoyed that moment just as much.In the second half of Cleveland’s Game 3 win over the Boston Celtics, cameras showed Irving...
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LeBron not ready to discuss Warriors yet: ‘It’s too stressful’

LeBron James can officially start preparing to face the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for a third consecutive year, but the Cleveland Cavaliers star was in no mood to do that on Thursday night. Why? Because he just wanted to relax.While speaking to reporters after his team closed out the Boston Celtics, LeBron said he was not in the right frame of mind to talk about the...
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LeBron never believed he could get to Jordan’s level

LeBron James is four wins away from capturing another NBA title, which would give him four in his career before his 33rd birthday. You know how old Michael Jordan was when he won his fourth championship? You guessed it — 33.The comparisons between LeBron and Jordan are becoming more justified by the day. After the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the NBA Finals with a win over the...
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Chris Kunitz sends Penguins to Cup Finals with double-OT goal

It took double-overtime of Game 7 before a winner was finally decided in the Eastern Conference finals, but Chris Kunitz ensured his Pittsburgh Penguins would be advancing with his second goal of the game on Thursday night. Kunitz scored on a slapshot in the second overtime to give the Pens a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators, sending his team to the Stanley Cup Finals. Kunitz had...
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LeBron James calls Warriors a ‘juggernaut’

The Cleveland Cavaliers knocked the Boston Celtics out of the playoffs, but LeBron James knows there is still a very difficult road ahead.After winning Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals 135-103 on Thursday night, James was interviewed by TNT and said his team would enjoy the victory for a few days before turning their attention to the Golden State Warriors. During the interview...
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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas share long embrace after series

LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas shared a long embrace after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday to end the series.Thomas re-aggravated his hip injury during a Game 2 blowout loss in Boston. He was later pronounced out for the remainder of the postseason. The Celtics actually seemed to perform better without him, as...
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Internet reacts to Shaq showing off disgusting foot, toes

Shaq gave TV viewers a glimpse of something they probably wish they never would have seen.During halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, Shaq left his right foot bare and held it out for TNT’s cameras to show on TV: Shaq infamously had foot and toe problems during his playing career, so the status of his...
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Lonzo Ball may hold predraft workout for 76ers

Lonzo Ball may not have plans to work out for the Boston Celtics, but he reportedly is considering working out for the Philadelphia 76ers.ESPN’s Chris Haynes reports that Ball’s reps are considering a predraft workout for the Sixers pending a conversation with Philly GM Bryan Colangelo. The conversation would center around the team’s future plans.Philly took Ben Simmons with...
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Sam Mitchell reportedly candidate to join Pelicans’ coaching staff

Former Toronto Raptors head coach Sam Mitchell could be headed back to the NBA.Mitchell is a candidate to join Alvin Gentry’s coaching staff with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to a report from The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mitchell, 53, coached the Raptors from 2004-2009 before being fired early in his fifth season. The team made the playoffs twice under his watch...
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Brandon Jacobs: Jim Harbaugh ‘didn’t know what he was doing’ in NFL

Brandon Jacobs had some harsh words for Jim Harbaugh during a recent interview.Jacobs was a teammate of Tiki Barber on the New York Giants in 2005 and 2006. In his second-to-last season in the NFL, Jacobs played for Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers, though he didn’t do much for them.On Thursday, Jacobs joined Barber and Brandon Tierney on the “Tiki and Tierney Show” on CBS...
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Jets hiring female intern Collette Smith to work as preseason DBs coach

The New York Jets are taking a step forward in terms of gender equality. The New York Daily News reports that the Jets plan to hire Collette Smith, a female intern, who will coach defensive backs during training camp. This will be the first female coach for the Jets. Smith, 44, is a coach and marketing executive for the New York Sharks of the Independent Women’s Football League...
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Jason Witten: Bill Parcells is getting soft in his old age

Jason Witten thinks his former coach Bill Parcells is getting softer as he ages.In an interview with the New York Daily News in April following news of Tony Romo’s retirement, Parcells said he was happy that his former quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys retired.Parcells, who drafted Witten in 2003, also said, “I wish Jason Witten had retired.”Witten is now 35 and will be playing...
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Josh Norman: NFC East is going to have ‘bad blood’ this year

Josh Norman says we can expect to continue seeing fireworks out of the NFC East. Norman was interviewed by BR Mag’s Tyler Dunne for a feature which gave an in-depth look at his personality. One thing the outspoken Washington cornerback said was that he expects the bad blood to continue among the NFC East rivalries. “Trust me when I tell you, it’s going to be bad blood this...
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Braves make up with fan ejected by security for interference

The Atlanta Braves tried their best to make up with some fans who many feel were mistreated by an aggressive security member.During the eighth inning of Wednesday’s Braves-Pirates game, a fan reached over the railing and scooped up a ball down the right field line that was in play. The security guard handling that area acted promptly by jumping into the stands to eject the fan...
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Report: Bulls expect Dwyane Wade to pick up player option

Dwyane Wade’s Chicago homecoming may be more than just a brief cameo. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports on Wednesday that “most everyone associated with the Bulls” believes that the 12-time All-Star will pick up his $23.8 million player option for 2017-18. Wade, who will turn 36 in January, averaged a solid 18.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game this...
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Sherman blasts report about rift with Wilson, Carroll

It is fairly obvious that Richard Sherman wanted the Seattle Seahawks to explore trade possibilities for him this offseason, but the All-Pro cornerback insists that is not a reflection on his relationship with his teammates and coaches.In a lengthy feature he wrote entitled “Why Richard Sherman can’t let go of Seattle’s Super Bowl Loss,” ESPN’s Seth Wickersham cited several...
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Mike Brown fires back at Ty Lue for saying Celtics are harder to plan for than Warriors

There’s nothing like a good head coaching feud to keep the hype train rolling before the NBA Finals. Speaking with the media on Thursday, Mike Brown, who is serving as interim coach of the Golden State Warriors in Steve Kerr’s continued absence, was asked about Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue’s recent comments that the Boston Celtics were harder to plan for defensively...
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OBJ will not commit to OTAs, may want new contract

Odell Beckham Jr has not yet showed up to voluntary workouts with the New York Giants, and it sounds like it may stay that way.Kimberly Jones of NFL Network said Thursday that Beckham did not commit to attending organized team activities when she spoke with him. Jones added that Beckham has been working out in Los Angeles and is in “tremendous shape.” She also said the star...
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Magic Johnson compares LaVar Ball to Kris Jenner

Magic Johnson thinks LaVar Ball is a lot like Kris Jenner, and he means that in a good way.In an appearance on ESPN Radio in L.A.’s “Afternoons with Marcellus and Kelvin” show Thursday, Johnson said he has no issue with the outlandish remarks Ball has made about his son Lonzo. The best comparison Magic could think of for LaVar is Kris Jenner.“The Kardashians, we didn’t...
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Brandon Marshall responds to Sheldon Richardson calling him out

Brandon Marshall spoke with the media on Thursday, and the New York Giants wide receiver wasted no time addressing the shot one of his former teammates took at him earlier in the week.New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson told reporters there are “15 reasons” why the vibe in his team’s locker room is better this year. That, of course, was a reference to Marshall’s...
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