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Kevin Durant old girlfriend was ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay

How’s this for a TV connection? Kevin Durant dated “Bachelorette” Rachel Lindsay when he was in college, according to a new report. US Weekly says Durant’s college girlfriend was Lindsay, who is the main figure in Season 13 of “The Bachelorette.” “The Bachelorette” is a popular reality TV dating show on ABC, the same network that carries the NBA Finals in which Durant is competing...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick, Seahawks apart on money

Colin Kaepernick visited with the Seattle Seahawks recently and things reportedly went well, but no deal between the sides is imminent. Why is that? One reporter says the sides are apart on money.NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports that finances are the sticking point between Seattle and Kaepernick. Garafolo was also asked whether money is the reason why Kaepernick has been unable...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Love gets hurt in collision on defense

The only thing that could slow down Kevin Love’s hot start to Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night was an injury. Love got hurt after being involved in a collision four minutes into Game 2. Love was guarding Draymond Green, while LeBron James was defending Kevin Durant. Durant took a screen from Green and then tried to slice between James and Love towards the basket, but he appeared...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr gets loud ovation from Warriors fans at Game 2

Steve Kerr returned to the bench to coach the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday and received a great reception from the fans. Kerr hadn’t coached the Warriors since Game 2 of the first round of the playoffs due to horrible pain. But he returned for Sunday, and the fans let him know how appreciative they were to have him back: Having Kerr back is not just...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Jets looking into alleged incident involving Darron Lee, Leonard Williams

An incident during a weekend festival involving Darron Lee of the Jets appears to have been diffused by teammate Leonard Williams.Two videos posted to social media late Saturday night show a visibly agitated and irritated man (allegedly Lee) needing to be restrained (by a man reported to be Williams). You can see the footage below. A Jets source confirmed to Benjamin Allbright it...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Odubel Herrera says he’s willing to risk beaning to continue flipping his bat

Don’t underestimate the lengths that Odubel Herrera will go to in order to uphold his esteemed tradition of bat-flipping.In a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies outfielder, one of baseball’s most notorious flippers, uncorked one on Giants reliever Hunter Strickland after hitting a three-run double in the seventh inning. Of course, Strickland...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Warriors jokingly ordered Zaza Pachulia a huge custom-sized Finals hat

Zaza Pachulia is a large man who doesn’t exactly have a normal hat size, but his Golden State Warriors teammates have got him covered. In a post to his Instagram Story over the weekend, Warriors big man JaVale McGee showed off an absurdly gigantic custom-sized Finals hat that the team jokingly ordered for their resident Georgian. ⚰️⚰️⚰️ (via @JaValeMcGee34) pic.twitter.com/zCcM468gok...
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Steve Kerr cracks joke about Mike Brown’s interim coaching

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown has been in charge of the team on an interim basis for 11 of the team’s 13 playoff games this season, and the Warriors won all of them. Steve Kerr isn’t impressed. With Kerr poised to return to the sideline Sunday night for the first time since Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, he offered an amusing assessment of his...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Kerr returning for Game 2, hopes to coach rest of Finals

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr will be making his much-awaited return to the sideline on Sunday night.According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, Kerr will be returning to coach the team for Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers and plans to coach for the rest of the series. The 51-year-old Kerr had been out since Golden State’s first-round series against...
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Tristan Thompson says his Game 1 performance was ‘trash’

Tristan Thompson did not offer the Cleveland Cavaliers much in their Game 1 loss to Golden State, and he knows it.Thompson characterized his scoreless, four-rebound performance as “trash” ahead of Sunday’s NBA Finals Game 2.“Trash. I have to be better,” Thompson said, via Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com.Thompson was actually benched in the third quarter, and he knows he needs to be much...
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Green: Finals suspension last year ‘woke me up’

Getting suspended in the NBA Finals last year was apparently Draymond Green’s call to conversion.In an interview with Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports that ran on Sunday, the Warriors forward reflected on his ban for Game 5 of the 2016 Finals.“I’ll never forget that night,” said Green. “That’s a big night in my life. It’s something that changed me. It’s something that woke me up, something...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Porzingis has great response to getting rejected by model

Kristaps Porzingis took an L earlier this week, but today he’s bouncing back.The New York Knicks big man posted a funny tweet on Sunday in an apparent response to getting rejected by Instagram model Ines Nikic a few days prior. You can catch up on the details of Porzingis getting swatted in the paint here.While the tweet isn’t causing nearly the same stir as the one Porzingis sent...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy trying to recruit Jeremy Maclin to Bills

If LeSean McCoy has his way, he’ll reunite with former Philadelphia Eagles teammate Jeremy Maclin on the Buffalo Bills. McCoy admitted Sunday at his charity softball game that Maclin had reached out to him first after his release from the Kansas City Chiefs, and the running back expressed optimism that the two could join up in Buffalo. “I know he could help us out tremendously,”...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics to meet with Markelle Fultz

The Boston Celtics are reportedly set to meet with their possible No. 1 overall pick.ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Sunday that Washington’s Markelle Fultz will be in Boston on Monday for a pre-draft visit.Fultz, widely regarded as the favorite to go No. 1 overall, will be visiting the city for the very first time.Fultz is just one option for the Celtics at No. 1, though probably the...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Redskins will let Norman shadow No. 1 receivers

The Washington Redskins will be putting cornerback Josh Norman on the opponent’s star receiver in 2017.Defensive coordinator Greg Manusky confirmed that Norman would have more freedom to shadow opposing No. 1 receivers after the tactic was shunned at times by former defensive coordinator Joe Barry.“It’s hard for them to travel at times, but will we do that? Yeah,” Manusky said, via...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Pujols credits wife for advice before 600th homer

Albert Pujols became the ninth player in Major League Baseball history to hit 600 home runs on Saturday night, and he did it with an assist from his wife.Pujols admitted he had been pressing a bit trying to hit the milestone home run and credited his wife, Diedre, for texting him hitting advice during the game.“Before I hit the home run, she told me, ‘You need to stay back and just...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy made massive bet on Warriors to beat Cavs

The Golden State Warriors entered the NBA Finals as heavy favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers, and one star NFL player is fully expecting Kevin Durant and the boys to take care of business.Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy shared a photo of a betting slip on his Snapchat account earlier in the week, and it showed that he bet $200,000 on the Warriors to get the best of the...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavs encouraging JR Smith to shoot more in Game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith took just four shots in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and the team knows that has to change.Coach Tyronn Lue admitted that the team has been encouraging Smith to shoot more, with the Cavs needing significant offensive production to keep pace with the Golden State Warriors.“He’s an assassin,” Lue said Saturday, via ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. “We’re reminding...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after car crash

Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence after he crashed his car on the freeway in Sherman Oaks, Calif., early Sunday morning.The San Bernardino Sun is reporting that Fisher was riding with one passenger, Gloria Govan, in his 2015 Cadillac at around 3 a.m. when his vehicle overturned. Fortunately, neither he nor Govan...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant lobbying Cowboys to let him return punts

Once upon a time, Dez Bryant was considered an explosive punt returner. The former Oklahoma State star returned three punts for touchdowns in college and took two to the house in his rookie season with the Dallas Cowboys. Now, Bryant wants a chance to do it a again. Earlier in the week, Bryant said he has been hounding Cowboys special teams coach Rich Bisaccia to let him return a...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Trout will not change sliding approach after finger injury

A significant thumb injury is not going to stop Mike Trout from playing the way he always plays.Trout, who will be out for six to eight weeks after injuring his thumb on a headfirst slide, said Saturday that he has no intention of cutting headfirst slides out of his game once he returns to the field, saying it simply feels more comfortable for him.“I think I just have to have more...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo angry over Chris Rock hitting on wife

Carmelo and La La Anthony are technically still married, and the New York Knicks star apparently doesn’t want anyone hitting on La La while she is still his wife. That goes for you, too, Chris Rock.During a recent appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” to promote his new tour, Rock was asked about his relationship with Carmelo and La La. He said he was “friendly” but not friends...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Mangini still hoping to bury the hatchet with Belichick

It’s been a decade since Spygate, and Eric Mangini is still trying to reconcile with Bill Belichick.Mangini, once Belichick’s defensive coordinator with the New England Patriots, strained his relationship with the coach when he left to become head coach of the New York Jets in 2006. A year later, Mangini’s intervention led to the Spygate scandal, which ruined the relationship between...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rihanna did not heckle Durant on free throw attempt

One of the most entertaining subplots from Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday was the supposed beef between Rihanna and Kevin Durant. Rihanna, a Cleveland Cavaliers fan, was accused of heckling Durant while sitting courtside, but did she really?On one of Durant’s free throw attempts during Golden State’s blowout win, someone could be heard yelling “brick!” It was assumed that the...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Le'Veon Bell called out by Instagram model over messages

Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl running back Le’Veon Bell rushed for 1,268 yards and seven touchdowns last season, but he was unfortunately tackled short of the goal line this time around.In a series of posts to her Instagram Story on Saturday, Croatian model Karen Vi called out Bell for attempting to slide into her DMs. While Bell isn’t the first NFL player to get exposed mid-slide...
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June 04, 2017  |  Discuss
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