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Mother says special needs son forced to remove varsity letter

The mother of a Wichita student with Down Syndrome claims her son was recently asked by the school to remove his varsity letter. Michael Kelley, a special needs student at Wichita East High School, wears a varsity letter on his jacket like some of his peers. Michael’s adoptive mother Jolinda says school officials told her...Read More
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Kevin Durant to have another surgery on foot, out 4-6 months

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced on Friday that Kevin Durant will miss the remainder of the 2014-2015 season because of a recurring issue with his foot. Durant, who has been out since Feb. 19 after experiencing soreness in his surgically-repaired foot, is scheduled to undergo another procedure on the same foot — this time a...Read More
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Report: Rick Barnes not expected to return to Texas

Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes has reportedly been given an ultimatum, and he may decide to not return to the Longhorns for an 18th season. According to 247Sports, Barnes is not expected to remain at Texas after his team snuck into the NCAA Tournament and was bounced in the first round. One source reportedly told...Read More
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Pacquiao bought P. Diddy’s house for $12.5M, fight tickets

Manny Pacquiao is currently preparing for the biggest fight of his career, but that isn’t the only thing the 36-year-old Filipino has going on in his life at the moment. Pacquiao also just purchased a home in Beverly Hills, and doing so before his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have helped him secure the...Read More
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Michael Sam: There are ‘a lot’ of gay players in the NFL

Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team last year, and he is still working toward his goal of playing in the NFL. Should a team sign Sam before the 2015 season, he insists he will not be the only gay player on an NFL roster. During an...Read More
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Aaron Baddeley sinks hole-in-one on par-4, counts as birdie

Aaron Baddeley became just the second golfer in PGA Tour history to register a hole-in-one on a par-4 yesterday while playing in the first round of the Valero Texas Open. Believe it or not, the incredible shot only counted as a birdie. When Baddeley teed up his first shot at the 17th hole, he pulled...Read More
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Mike Weber on Sabres fans cheering loss: 'A whole new low'

The Buffalo Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes are the two teams with the worst records in the NHL. On Thursday night, those two teams faced each other in Buffalo. Yet, the cheers from the crowd made it seem like a home game for the Coyotes. Why? Because Buffalo fans want their team to finish last. The...Read More
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Bob Huggins sticks up for Daxter Miles Jr: I’m happy he had confidence

Daxter Miles Jr. is a West Virginia freshman who has become a household name for all the wrong reasons. Before the Mountaineers were blown out by Kentucky in the Sweet 16, Miles predicted his team was going to end the Wildcats’ undefeated season. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was not upset with the 18-year-old for...Read More
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Daxter Miles Jr. goes Marshawn Lynch on media: ‘They played great’

There wasn’t really much West Virginia freshman Daxter Miles Jr. could have said after Thursday night’s loss to Kentucky other than, “They played great.” So that’s pretty much all he said. Reporters were anxious to talk to Miles after the Wildcats destroyed the Mountaineers by a score of 78-39. After all, Miles was the guy...Read More
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Tyler Ulis on West Virginia: We wanted to crush their spirit

Kentucky completely embarrassed West Virginia in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night, and that’s exactly what freshman guard Tyler Unis says the Wildcats set out to do. As you have likely heard, West Virginia’s Daxter Miles Jr. has been taking all kinds of verbal abuse from fans after he predicted the Mountaineers were going to...Read More
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Alonzo Mourning confirms ‘Who wants to sex Mutombo’ line (Video)

After years of speculation, years of myths and urban legends fluttering about in the sports world, we have finally, once and for all, received confirmation about one of the greatest anecdotes of all time. Dikembe Mutombo did in fact ask, “Who wants to sex Mutombo?” when he would walk into clubs. It’s true. Dan LeBatard...Read More
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Kentucky players boast on Twitter after slamming West Virginia

Just in case you weren’t sure whether Kentucky’s players were paying attention to Daxter Miles Jr.’s ill-advised prediction prior to their game Thursday against West Virginia, the final score and final tweets should tell you all you need to know. The Wildcats went up 18-2 and ran the Mountaineers out of the gym, winning 78-39...Read More
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Daxter Miles’ Twitter mentions light up after Kentucky blowout

Daxter Miles Jr. was persona non-grata for West Virginia after figuratively tugging on Superman’s cape, leading Kentucky to play angry and blow out the Mountaineers 78-39 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. In case you missed it, Miles Jr., who is a freshman for West Virginia, was so confident about his...Read More
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Ortiz: 'Nobody in MLB history' tested for PEDs more than me

David Ortiz is no stranger to having his name linked to performance enhancing drugs. In 2003, Ortiz’s name appeared on a list of 104 Major League Baseball players who reportedly tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. Since then, Ortiz has been tested more than his fair share of times for banned substances. In fact, Ortiz...Read More
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Texas to Rick Barnes: Change your staff or you will be fired

Texas is dissatisfied with the status of its men’s basketball program and sent a message to head coach Rick Barnes. According to My San Antonio’s Mike Finger, athletic director Steve Patterson had two meetings with Barnes and told the coach to make changes to his staff otherwise he would be fired. The Longhorns were a...Read More
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Sam Dekker scores career high after Aaron Rodgers' challenge

Credit Aaron Rodgers with an assist in Wisconsin’s 79-72 win over North Carolina in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The star of the game was Badgers junior forward Sam Dekker, who posted a career-high 23 points and added 10 rebounds in the victory. He also helped solidify the win by making...Read More
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Lions plan to run the ball much more next season

The Detroit Lions developed a reputation for being a passing team the past few seasons, but head coach Jim Caldwell says we should expect to see changes for the upcoming season. Caldwell said at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday that he plans to have more balance on offense. “When I tell you that we’re not...Read More
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Top QB recruit KJ Costello picks Stanford over USC, Michigan

Stanford got a major boost for its football program on Thursday when top 2015 quarterback prospect KJ Costello committed to them. Costello made the announcement at his school and also on Twitter: It's been an unbelievable journey. I am proud to announce that I will be playing football at Stanford University #nerdnation #StanU — kj...Read More
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Russell Westbrook was very ‘confused’ by media after loss

Russell Westbrook enjoys dealing with the media about as much as Marshawn Lynch does, and the Oklahoma City Thunder star has not been shy about showing that this season. Not surprisingly, Westbrook was particularly salty after his team was blown out by the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. The Thunder gave up an eye-popping...Read More
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Indians prank Jose Ramirez, park his car at shortstop

Cleveland Indians shortstop Jose Ramirez should stop leaving his car keys in the hands of people he doesn’t trust. If not, he could find his BMW fielding a ground ball without a glove on. On Thursday morning, the Indians decided to prank Ramirez by parking his car in his office, essentially. It's a beautiful morning...Read More
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Former MLBer Curt Ford assaulted, told to ‘go back to Ferguson’

Former Cardinals outfielder Curt Ford was allegedly the victim of a race-related attack in St. Louis earlier this week. On Thursday, Ford told Christine Byers of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he is considering moving away from the St. Louis area after a man yelled racial slurs at him and punched him at a gas...Read More
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Nick Boynton suspended from radio job after allegedly biting casino security

Former NHL defenseman Nick Boynton has been suspended from his job as a radio announcer for the Arizona Coyotes in the wake of a disturbing incident that took place at a casino early Thursday morning. Boynton, who is in Buffalo for Arizona’s game against the Sabres on Thursday night, allegedly threw a fit after he...Read More
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Dean Smith willed $200 to each of his former players

If you want to know a little bit about the type of person and coach Dean Smith was, look no further than his will and trust. Smith, a legendary North Carolina basketball coach who passed away last month at age 83, has willed $200 to each of his former players. Those who played for Smith...Read More
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Aaron Hernandez once peed on taxi, flipped on Greg Bedard over it

Aaron Hernandez is not a very good person. Given all that we have heard about the former New England Patriots tight end in recent years, we feel confident saying that. Former Boston Globe writer Greg Bedard reinforced that opinion a bit more this week. Bedard, now with Sports Illustrated, wrote about some of his experiences...Read More
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Report: James frustrated with Love’s inability to fit in

Imagine if the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t have the second best record in the Eastern Conference and hadn’t won eight of their last nine games? What would we be hearing about the relationship between LeBron James and Kevin Love then? According to a report from Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, LeBron and Love are...Read More
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