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Steel workers on Kings arena wrote ‘Go Warriors’ on materials

Golden State Warriors fans are everywhere these days, and their imprints are far reaching. That includes the Sacramento Kings’ new home. Schuff Steel in Stockton, Calif., is constructing some of the steel that will go on the roof of the new Kings’ arena. Of course, being partway between Oakland and Sacramento means that not everyone...Read More
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Brewery offers Aldridge free beer for life if he stays a Blazer

While LaMarcus Aldridge is currently weighing offers from teams on where to continue his career, a Portland Brewery is offering an incentive for Aldridge to stay in the area. Breakside Brewery is enticing Aldridge to stay with free beer for life as well as a signature beer. Hey @aldridge_12 do you like beer? If you...Read More
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Pat Riley reportedly meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge in L.A.

Sound the alarm. A new contender has emerged from behind the shadows and unexpectedly tossed its hat into the ring in the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes. The Godfather is alive and well as Pat Riley and the Miami Heat are now said to be in hot pursuit of the top prize of the 2015 free agency...Read More
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Dwyane Wade returning to Miami on 1-year, $20 million deal

Happy days are here again for the Miami Heat. After weeks of speculation that he might bolt the team in free agency, franchise superstar Dwyane Wade is officially returning to South Beach for the 2015-16 season. FLASH: Dwyane Wade accepts deal to stay with Miami Heat, source tells The Associated Press. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds)...Read More
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Cardinals fire scouting director Chris Correa, reportedly over Astros hack

The St. Louis Cardinals have fired scouting director Chris Correa, a team lawyer said Thursday. Correa’s termination is due to the man admitting to hacking the Houston Astros’ information database, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Cardinals would not say why Correa was fired. The former scouting director’s lawyer did issue a statement: “Mr. Correa...Read More
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Linda Cohn caught trash talking Brooklyn Nets on ESPN (Video)

ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was burned by a hot mic during an episode of “SportsCenter” on Thursday. Cohn must have been having a conversation off air about NBA free agency, because when the show re-joined and went live, she was caught on-air talking some trash about the Brookly Nets. “You know who hasn’t done a...Read More
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Larry Brown Sports on Sports Jeopardy! Here's how it went

As many of you know, I filmed an episode of “Sports Jeopardy!” back in may. I wrote about the experience here on LBS and said at the time that I wasn’t able to reveal any details from the show. Well, now that the show has finally aired, it’s time for you to watch and see...Read More
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Antonio Gates suspended four games for substance abuse

The NFL announced a flurry of suspensions on Thursday afternoon, and the most surprising may have been the four-game ban San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has received for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. In a statement on his Twitter account, Gates insisted he would never knowingly ingest a banned substance. He claims...Read More
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Tim Duncan officially returning to Spurs for another season

Tim Duncan on Thursday officially announced that he will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for another season. The 39-year-old told Kolten Parker of the San Antonio Express-News that his decision to return for a 19th NBA season was solidified when he sat down with Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday. “I’ll be...Read More
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Rolando McClain suspended four games for substance abuse

The NFL announced on Thursday that Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. McClain, 25, apologized in a statement through the NFL Players Association. “I apologize to my family, the Cowboys organization, my teammates and Cowboys fans for...Read More
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Sheldon Richardson suspended four games for alleged marijuana use

New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the league announced on Thursday. Richardson, a former first-round pick who is entering his third season, apologized in a statement issued by the team. “I apologize for letting down...Read More
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Mike Scioscia took down Mike Trout’s Nerf basketball hoop

There shall be no distractions inside Mike Scioscia’s clubhouse. Not even Nerf basketball hoops are safe. In light of the conflict between Scioscia and Jerry DiPoto, who resigned as the team’s GM Wednesday, Yahoo’s Jeff Passan wrote a column detailing some of the longtime Angels manager’s stodgy ways. For instance, Passan reports that Scioscia last...Read More
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Greg Monroe chose Bucks over Knicks, Lakers for playoff potential

The Los Angeles Lakers are not the only storied NBA franchise that is struggling to attract free agents this offseason. On Thursday, Greg Monroe agreed to a three-year, $50 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks that includes a player option after the second season. The 25-year-old turned down the New York Knicks, Lakers and others...Read More
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Ronda Rousey wants to beat Bethe Correia in ‘most embarrassing way possible’

Ronda Rousey is known for making incredibly quick work of her opponents, but it sounds like she wants to beat Bethe Correia up a bit before putting her out of her misery. During an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night, Rousey was asked why she chose to fight Correia in Bethe’s home country of...Read More
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TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink And it all comes down to the finale! The Blackzilians entered Episode 11 of Season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” leading their competition with American Top Team 300-200 points. A win for the Blackzilians would have ended the competition, while ATT needed a victory just to even up the series....Read More
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Report: Aldridge not impressed with Lakers' branding pitch

Gone are the days when the Los Angeles Lakers were perennial contenders for an NBA championship, producing a product that essentially sold itself to free agents. Now, the Lakers have to work to convince players that the franchise can turn things around. They were apparently unable to do that with LaMarcus Aldridge. On Wednesday, Mike...Read More
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Chargers job listing: Applicants must be open to move to LA

The NFL has yet to make any official announcements about its future plans to move one or more teams to Los Angeles, but it seems highly likely that the San Diego Chargers are a top candidate. In fact, the Chargers aren’t really keeping it a secret. One of the requirements for a recent job listing...Read More
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Lakers delete LaMarcus Aldridge tweets per request of other teams

The Los Angeles Lakers called upon their star power to recruit LaMarcus Aldridge as soon as free agency began, and we’re not talking about Kobe Bryant. The Lakers started a social media movement called #LAtoLA in an attempt to flatter the top free agent prize on the market. Part of the campaign involved the photo...Read More
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Laura Bassett own goal will likely haunt her forever (Video)

England lost its World Cup semi-final match against Japan on Wednesday in the most heartbreaking way possible, especially for 31-year-old Laura Bassett. Bassett scored an own goal in the 92nd minute (stoppage time) that allowed Japan to take a 2-1 lead and punch their ticket to the World Cup final against the United States. Bassett...Read More
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Dez Bryant, Cowboys reportedly on verge of contract extension

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has no intention of playing the 2015 season under a one-year contract, and he may not have to. According to a report from Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Cowboys are “very optimistic” that a long-term extension between Bryant and the team is imminent. Fisher adds...Read More
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Dana White: CM Punk looks ‘phenomenal’

If former WWE superstar CM Punk is destined to get his lunch money taken the day he steps inside the Octagon for his first match, Dana White does not want anyone to know ahead of time. In a recent interview with TMZ, White was asked how Punk is progressing with his training. The UFC president...Read More
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Lamar Odom battling depression after Jamie Sangouthai, Bobby Heyward deaths

Lamar Odom lost two of his closest friends to drug-related illnesses in the past several weeks, and the former NBA star is reportedly struggling with depression because of it. According to a new story in Star magazine, Odom’s family and friends are extremely concerned about his mental state and physical well-being. Odom’s best friend, Jamie...Read More
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David West explains why he opted out of Pacers contract

David West opted out of the final year of his contract, and he says his belief that the Indiana Pacers are not title contenders is a big reason why. “At this point in my career, I just want to win,” West told WTHR.com in an exclusive interview Wednesday night. “I’m just not sure the Pacers...Read More
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Report: Marcus Mariota contract talks stall over surfing clause

Marcus Mariota remains the lone unsigned first-round NFL draft pick, and now we have a new reason give for the hold up. Endzonescore.com’s Adam Grice reports that one issue for Mariota is a contract clause that would prevent the former Heisman Trophy winner from surfing. Most contracts for professional athletes prevent them from doing dangerous...Read More
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Tyson Chandler is the missing piece the Phoenix Suns need

Free agent big man Tyson Chandler sent shockwaves around the NBA galaxy Wednesday, agreeing to a 4-year, $52 million deal with the Phoenix Suns. The deal comes as a major surprise as the seven-foot center was largely expected to either remain with the Mavericks or head to the L.A. Clippers depending on what happened with...Read More
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