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Report: Warriors are frustrated with Andrew Bogut

The Golden State Warriors apparently are frustrated with Andrew Bogut, and that could lead to the team trying to trade him, one report says. CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole reports that the Warriors drafted Vanderbilt center Damian Jones with their first-round pick in last week’s NBA draft in part because of their dissatisfaction with Bogut. From Poole’s report: Drafting Jones...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors players tried to recruit Kevin Durant all season long

Kevin Durant will have his free agent meeting with the Golden State Warriors on Friday, but he’s reportedly been the subject of a series of recruiting pitches from the team since the start of last season. Adrian Wojnarowski said in his most recent Vertical podcast that despite all of their on-court success, Warriors players were in Durant’s ear all season long about how they’d...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tunsil’s stepfather helping NCAA build case against Ole Miss

Lindsey Miller, the stepfather of former Ole Miss offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil, has been cooperating with the NCAA and helping them build their case against the Rebels football program. Ole Miss has been under investigation from the NCAA for nearly four years. They have already tried to strike preemptively by self-imposing multiple penalties, including taking away scholarships...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos re-signing with Lightning, staying with contender

Steven Stamkos is set to re-sign with the Tampa Bay Lightning in a move that, while slightly surprising, makes total sense for him. TSN’s Bob McKenzie first reported that Stamkos would be staying with the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2008. Stamkos's deal with TB is expected to come in at eight years, with an AAV of $8.5M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 29,...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Top European F Dario Saric poised to join 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers are set to get another big boost, with Dario Saric set to join the team reportedly within the next month. Saric told reporters in Europe on Wednesday that he plans to join the Sixers for next season, with the process set to begin after the Olympics. TRANSLATED (in ENGLISH)Dario Saric's quotes from today, on going to the NBA / #Sixers THIS season: pic.twitter...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mutilated body found nearby Olympic volleyball courts in Rio

The Olympics in Rio de Janeiro continue to deal with PR problems, and this latest tidbit certainly will not help improve public perception. According to Reuters, pieces of a mutilated body were found washed up nearby the beach volleyball courts in Rio. The pieces washed up very close to the exact spot where the beach volleyball matches for the Olympics will take place. The Olympics...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Wroten was waived by Knicks for disciplinary reason

The New York Knicks somewhat suspiciously released point guard Tony Wroten last week, and the explanation for the move has emerged. The New York Daily News says Wroten was waived for an undisclosed disciplinary reason. The Knicks signed Wroten in March despite knowing he was recovering from surgery to repair his torn ACL. He was expected to compete for the starting point guard...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts sign Andrew Luck to record six-year deal

The Indianapolis Colts have made Andrew Luck a very wealthy man. Colts owner Jim Irsay confirmed on Twitter that Luck had signed a new contract through 2021, with the finances making it the largest contract in league history. Andrew has signed through 2021 — Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) June 29, 2016 $140 Million over 6 Years… Biggest Contract in NFL History… Congrats to #12...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce reportedly remains undecided on returning to NBA

Paul Pierce still has not decided if he wants to return for his 19th NBA season. The Clippers forward is reportedly still considering his future, but will apparently be making up his mind within the next few weeks. Paul Pierce remains undecided on whether to keep playing but expects to decide in a couple of weeks, according to someone close to him. — Ben Bolch (@latbbolch...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Repor: Thunder get first meeting with Durant before free agency

Kevin Durant will reportedly give the Oklahoma City Thunder the first opportunity to speak to him before free agency even opens. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Durant is set to meet with Oklahoma City on Thursday, a day before teams are allowed to discuss contract terms with free agents. The meeting will likely be focused on team direction instead of more specific topics...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving plans to troll Warriors players at Olympics

Three of Kyrie Irving’s U.S. Olympic teammates play for the Golden State Warriors, and they should be bracing themselves for some trash talk. The Cavaliers point guard told ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” that he plans to let Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, and Harrison Barnes hear about the NBA Finals when the team converges in Rio for the summer games. “There’s a connection...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent: NFL is trying to help Manziel: ‘Forget football’

Johnny Manziel may never play football again, but NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent says the league is still more than willing to help the former Cleveland Browns quarterback. During a recent interview with “The Rob Maaddi Show” on 610 Sports in Philadelphia, Vincent expressed concern for Manziel. “In this particular case, it’s obvious it’s...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Love talks about emotional hug with LeBron

When the final buzzer sounded and the Cleveland Cavaliers were officially crowned champions of the NBA, you never could have guessed who the first person would be to hug LeBron James. Kevin Love, really? It’s no secret that James and Love have not been best friends during their two seasons together, but they had the same goal and they accomplished it. In an appearance on “The...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 76ers plan to pursue Harrison Barnes

The Philadelphia 76ers finally sound prepared to start bringing in some high-priced big names. According to Marc Stein and Marc J. Spears of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to make a “serious push” for Warriors forward Harrison Barnes when free agency opens on Friday. The Sixers, it is noted, actually have over $40 million to spend just to hit the league’s salary...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Lakers would reportedly be shocked if Kevin Durant doesn’t meet with them

The Los Angeles Lakers have not yet secured a meeting with Kevin Durant, but they remain confident that they will get their opportunity. A Lakers source reportedly told ESPN’s Chris Broussard that the team has no plans of giving up on recruiting Durant when free agency officially begins on Friday. “I can’t imagine Durant wouldn’t talk to us,” the source said. “That would...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Young jokes he lost Azalea’s ring to collect insurance money

Nick Young appears to be in good spirits after his engagement to Iggy Azalea was called off, and he’s even ready to cracks jokes about it. TMZ caught up with Young as he was leaving The Nice Guy in West Hollywood on Tuesday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers swingman had a great response when asked what he did with Iggy’s engagement ring. “What did I do with the ring? I lost...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel says he is staying sober after girl shares photo of drugs

Johnny Manziel headed off to Cabo San Lucas on Tuesday, and it appears someone plans on doing drugs at the house where he is staying. However, the NFL free agent claims he will be completely sober for most — if not all — of the trip. As TMZ reports, a woman who is staying at the house Manziel rented shared a photo on Snapchat that showed a bunch of little baggies of what appears...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors interested in Stephen Jackson as assistant

Former NBA swingman Stephen Jackson is looking to make a comeback next season, and the Golden State Warriors are willing to give him an opportunity. However, the team may have a different role in mind than the one Jackson envisions for himself. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Warriors are interested in adding Jackson to their coaching staff, but the 38-year-old wants to play...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephanie McMahon: WWE ‘not supporting’ Lesnar’s UFC fight

WWE officials have agreed to allow Brock Lesnar to return to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but that does not mean they are pleased about it. In a recent interview with Lara O’Reilly of Business Insider, WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon, Vince’s daughter, was asked about Lesnar’s upcoming MMA fight. She referred to it as a “special case” and made it...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Ayesha Curry getting harassed on Twitter by horrible trolls

Whatever Ayesha Curry said wrong on Twitter about the NBA Finals being rigged shouldn’t result in the horrendous treatment she’s been receiving from trolls lately. Sure, we recognize that there are plenty of trolls on the internet, but what’s happening to Ayesha is a new level of bad. Every single tweet Ayesha has been sending over the past several days is receiving a flurry...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

The best Pat Summitt stories

Legendary coach Pat Summitt died Tuesday at the age of 64, leaving behind a fantastic legacy. One of the best coaches all time, and a coach synonymous with excellence and the sport of college basketball, Summitt was remembered fondly by many. Some of the stories shared on the day of her passing were so good we wanted to share them with you. Here are some of the best Pat Summitt...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard sets meetings with Celtics, Hawks

Dwight Howard could very well be headed to play for his fourth team in five years. The free agent center has set up free agent meetings with the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, according to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. The two report that Howard could meet with as many as five teams during the free agency process. Though Howard is only 30, he has played...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Candace Parker cries in interview thinking of Pat Summitt

Tuesday marked a difficult day for fans and supporters of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball program in the wake of Pat Summitt’s death. One such person was Candace Parker, a former Tennessee star who was a two-time Player of the Year in college. Parker scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the LA Sparks’ 89-84 win over the Dallas Wings Tuesday. After the game,...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Morrison gives great interview after last outing for Coastal Carolina

Mike Morrison put together one heck of an outing for Coastal Carolina in his final appearance ever for the Chants, and he was very sentimental about the experience. Morrison, a closer, was asked to make the start for Coastal Carolina in Game 2 of their WCWS final game against Arizona on Tuesday. He more than delivered. Morrison pitched 6.2 innings on a career-high 103 pitches and...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade ready to listen to offers from other teams

Dwyane Wade has spent his entire career with the Miami Heat, but he apparently is ready to listen to offers from other teams in free agency. The Heat guard’s one-year, $20 million contract expired following the season. Initial talks with the Heat apparently haven’t been great, so ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports that Wade is ready to listen to offers from other teams. The question...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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