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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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Shane Victorino rips radio hosts for twisting Hamels trade talk

Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino is not pleased with a pair of radio hosts who attacked his character for seemingly no reason on Wednesday. In a recent article from Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News, Victorino was asked about the prospect of reuniting with his former Phillies teammate Cole Hamels. The Red Sox...Read More
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Michigan sent recruit Naseir Upshur’s girlfriend a letter

Hand-written letters are an effective way of recruiting high school players with a personal touch. A hand-written letter to a recruit’s girlfriend takes personalization to another level. Jay Harbaugh, Michigan tight ends coach and Jim Harbaugh’s son, recently sent a letter to four-star tight end recruit Naseir Upshur’s better half. Harbaugh said lots of nice...Read More
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Report: John Calipari ‘desperately’ wants to return to NBA

There are only three guarantees in life — death, taxes and rumors about John Calipari becoming a head coach in the NBA again some day. With Kentucky just four wins away from an undefeated season and a national championship, the speculation is heating up again. Calipari was the head coach of the New Jersey Nets...Read More
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Senators to fans: Stop throwing hamburgers on the ice

Ottawa Senators fans have started a unique trend over the past few weeks to celebrate their goalie’s incredible stretch of play. It involves throwing hamburgers onto the ice. Senators goalie Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond has his team clinging to the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings with his 14-0-1 hot streak. During that...Read More
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Randy Gregory tested positive for marijuana at NFL combine

Randy Gregory may end up slipping in the NFL draft after it was revealed that he failed a drug test at the NFL combine last month. Gregory found out in a letter sent to his parents’ home two weeks ago that he tested positive for marijuana. Believing it was an invitation from the league to...Read More
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Tim Duncan makes 3-pointer to win bet with friend (Video)

Tim Duncan isn’t much of a 3-pointer shooter, but he made sure to hit one from downtown on Wednesday in order to win a bet with a friend. Duncan drained a 3-pointer during the third quarter of San Antonio’s blowout against the Oklahoma City Thunder and made sure to hold his pose. That’s probably because...Read More
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Pablo Sandoval was irritated with Giants about his weight

Pablo Sandoval was an excellent player for the Giants during his seven seasons spent in San Francisco. He made two All-Star teams and helped lead them to three World Series titles. Despite his excellent regular seasons and postseason brilliance, the Giants always seemed to have an issue with Sandoval about his weight. Sure, Sandoval’s pudginess...Read More
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Florida RB Adam Lane: Pooping my pants helped my career

Most people would consider pooping your pants in public to be one of their most embarrassing moments, but that’s not how Adam Lane sees it. The Florida running back went viral after video showed he pooped his pants during the Birmingham Bowl in January. On Wednesday he was asked at Florida’s spring practice about the...Read More
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WVU freshman Daxter Miles: We’re going to beat Kentucky

West Virginia freshman Daxter Miles may have given Kentucky some blackboard material by insisting that his Mountaineers are going to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season when the teams meet in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night. Kentucky Rivals reporter Brett Dawson quoted Miles as saying Wednesday that Kentucky’s undefeated season is...Read More
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Chris Mack has a Shaq tattoo on his leg

You have to question anyone for getting a tattoo of the Shaq Dunkman logo, but it’s even more curious when it’s on the body of a college basketball coach. Xavier coach Chris Mack has a Shaq Dunkman tattoo on his lower right leg, just above the ankle. If you’re looking to hear the story behind...Read More
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Tom Coughlin details hilarious Siri struggle with his iPhone

Tom Coughlin may be 68 years old, but he’s not too old to have some new technology. The man owns an iPhone, which seems pretty advanced for a senior citizen. The only problem is, not unlike many others, he has his bouts with the talking feature on the phone — Siri. Coughlin told a funny...Read More
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