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Brett Favre: I could still play in the NFL

For a while, it looked like Brett Favre was never going to retire. Anyone who has followed football for the past several years could tell you in detail about Favre’s teary-eyed retirement press conference, which came before he played three more NFL seasons. And the Ole Gunslinger still thinks he could do it. In an...Read More
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Jim Brown: I ‘encourage and support’ Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel may have lost the faith of a number of Cleveland Browns fans after the way he performed both on and off the field last season, but arguably the greatest player in franchise history still supports him. Jim Brown, who has never been shy about criticizing his former team’s players, told USA Today’s Jarrett...Read More
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Gregg Popovich: I’m not recruiting free agents at midnight, I’ll be in bed

Gregg Popovich is one of the most successful coaches in NBA history. And if the only way the five-time champion is going to add a sixth Larry O’Brien trophy to his collection is by staying up until midnight to talk to free agents, Pop wants no part of it. The NBA free agency period will...Read More
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Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson loves the Twitter criticism

Phil Jackson joined Twitter a little over two years ago, and in doing so opened himself up to the endless criticism professional athletes, coaches and executives are always dealing with. But don’t worry, it doesn’t bother the legendary coach. In fact, he loves it. In a lengthy interview with Sam Amick of USA Today Sports...Read More
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Report: Kings have had discussions with John Calipari

John Calipari finds his name wrapped up in the NBA rumor mill every offseason, but the newest situation he has been linked to is complicated even by his standards. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that the Sacramento Kings have been in contact with Calipari to gauge his interest in taking over the team’s front-office...Read More
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Phil Kenner claims Ken Jowdy supplied Roger Clemens with PEDs

When most people think of Roger Clemens and his legal battles regarding alleged steroid use, the first name that comes to mind is that of former personal trainer Brian McNamee. McNamee claims he injected Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs, but who supplied them? Phil Kenner, an alleged con man who has been accused of stealing money...Read More
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Golfers Will Wilcox, Brendan Steele have Twitter beef over driving range music

For those of you who haven’t heard of PGA golfer Will Wilcox, just think of him as the guy who likes to bump hip-hop music on the driving range. And fellow PGA tour player Brandon Steele is the guy who obviously doesn’t like it. On Monday, Wilcox sent a sarcastic tweet to Steele apologizing to...Read More
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Joe Buck explains why he quit Twitter

In addition to being one of the most successful broadcasters in sports history, Joe Buck is also one of the most heavily criticized. He has been accused of being a homer for every team in America, called every name in the book and probably told to kill himself or “eat a (blank)” thousands of times....Read More
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Michael Sam, boyfriend Vito Cammisano broke up?

After abruptly leaving the Montreal Alouettes earlier this month, Michael Sam returned to the team on Sunday night and explained that he needed to take care of some issues in his personal life. We now have an idea of what may have been going on. It appears Sam and his boyfriend Vito Cammisano, to whom...Read More
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TJ Oshie girlfriend Lauren Cosgrove had a heck of a bachelorette party

TJ Oshie is getting married soon to his longtime girlfriend Lauren Cosgrove, and it looks like the woman just had herself one heck of a bachelorette party in Las Vegas. Cosgrove, who has a daughter with Oshie, flew out to Sin City and partied it up with her friends in her last days as a...Read More
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DeAndre Jordan recruited by Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony

When DeAndre Jordan was drafted in the second round in 2008, how many people would have envisioned that he’d be one of the most sought-after free agents in the NBA seven years later? Very few, but alas, here we are. And Jordan is such a hot commodity that the who’s who of NBA stars are...Read More
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Frank Kaminsky gets ‘Stanky Franky’ name in Wikipedia edit by Congress staffer

Many people were none too pleased with the Charlotte Hornets’ selection of Naismith College Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky ninth overall in last Thursday’s NBA Draft. Seen as a reach in the top 10, the pick became even more baffling after Celtics GM Danny Ainge revealed the gargantuan trade offer he presented the Hornets...Read More
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Report: Mike Richards’ contract terminated over border incident

The Los Angeles Kings on Monday terminated Mike Richards’ contract, a day after they placed him on waivers. The team was expected to buy him out of his 12-year deal, so this was an unexpected move. However, the move might not stand up if challenged by the NHLPA. Though there are few details about what...Read More
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Report: Knicks gave up on signing Marc Gasol 'long ago'

The list of potential suitors for soon-to-be free agent center Mark Gasol is dwindling by the day, and that probably has to do with the common belief that he will re-sign with the Memphis Grizzlies. The New York Knicks, who were once interested in Gasol, have apparently moved on. According to Fred Kerber of the...Read More
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Royals slipping in ASG voting, lose two more starters

On Monday, Major League Baseball released its sixth voting update for this year’s All-Star Game and thankfully, it looks as though The Great Kansas City Ponzi Scheme of 2015 is beginning to come unraveled at the seams. Somewhat. Amidst aggressive Royals fans trying to stuff the ballot boxes like Franklin Delano Roosevelt trying to pack...Read More
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Fred Smoot: I played with gay players, 'everyone knew'

Michael Sam is the only openly gay pro football player in history, but that does not mean he is the only gay player in the league. Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot did an “AMA” on Reddit Monday to promote his podcast, and he answered a wide range of questions. Some of the questions had to...Read More
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Mickelson likely committed no crime even if he gambled

Phil Mickelson and his astronomical fortune have once again made headlines for the wrong reasons, but that doesn’t mean the five-time major champion is guilty of committing a crime. The latest alleged scandal involves an illegal gambling operation and $2.75 million of Mickelson’s money. Gregory Silveira, a 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper, pleaded guilty last...Read More
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Dylan Bundy likely shut down for the season

Dylan Bundy has suffered another setback in his career. Baltimore Sun Orioles reporter Dan Connolly says Bundy has been shut down and it could be for the season: Dylan bundy has been shut down, likely for the year. Buck wouldn't elaborate on shoulder troubles w Bundy but said no surgery. — Dan Connolly (@danconnollysun) June...Read More
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Bobby Portis brings donuts for media at press conference

The Chicago Bulls officially introduced their first-round pick on Monday, and the former Arkansas star tried to make a good first impression on the local media. Bobby Portis, who was taken by the Bulls with the 22nd overall pick in the draft, showed up to his introductory press conference with three boxes of donuts from...Read More
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Tim Hardaway hurt, motivated by Phil Jackson’s comments

Tim Hardaway was traded by the New York Knicks to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night and says he is motivated by some parting shots from Phil Jackson. In explaining the trade, the New York Post reports that the Zen Master said Friday he felt draft pick Jerian Grant has more of what the Knicks...Read More
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Mickelson linked to money laundering for gambling ring

Phil Mickelson has found his name linked to an illegal offshore gambling operation, as a report indicates that nearly $3 million of his money was transferred to an intermediary who pleaded guilty to money laundering last week. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper Gregory Silveira pleaded guilty to three counts...Read More
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Report: Kevin Love likely to re-sign with Cavaliers

There have been a lot of questions about what Kevin Love will do as a free agent, but it sounds like he will remain with the Cavaliers. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports that the Cavs are “increasingly confident” that they will be able to re-sign Love. He says they plan to offer the forward a five-year,...Read More
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Steve Weatherford, Jason Kelce get into Twitter beef

New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford said some things last week about the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback situation that irritated a number of people. One of them was Eagles center Jason Kelce, and he let Weatherford know on Monday. During an appearance on WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton Show,” Weatherford compared Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez and Tim...Read More
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Larry Nance Jr. apologized to 'Mr. Bryant' for rapist tweet

Larry Nance Jr., who was taken by the Los Angeles Lakers with the No. 27 overall pick in the NBA Draft last week, must be terrified for his first workout with his new teammates. I’m sure all rookies are nervous to meet Kobe Bryant for the first time, but Nance has a bit more history...Read More
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Report: Suns may shop Eric Bledsoe in trade talks

Eric Bledsoe’s name has been coming up in trade talks, and it sounds like the Suns may be willing to deal him. Prior to the NBA Draft, a report by Sporting News’ Sean Deveney said the Suns discussed trading Bledsoe to the Knicks for the No. 4 overall pick, which New York kept and used...Read More
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