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Dada 5000 claims he ‘died’ during fight against Kimbo Slice

Dada 5000 claims he was revived from the dead after his fight against Kimbo Slice nearly two months ago. In an Instagram post on Wednesday that he later deleted, the MMA fighter, whose real name is Dhafir Harris, said he suffered two heart attacks during his loss to Slice and “died.” .@ScottHarrisMMA I got you pic.twitter.com/PEk7mb78xy — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) April...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets ask D'Brickashaw Ferguson to take pay cut so they can re-sign Fitzpatrick

The New York Jets are asking veteran left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson to take a pay cut in order to help the team re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a report. The New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta reports the news and says the team talked with Ferguson last week at their facility about the plan. They made it clear to the former first-round draft pick that taking a pay cut...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Hinkie resigns from positions with Sixers

In 2013, Sam Hinkie was hired by the Philadelphia 76ers as president and general manager. On Wednesday, he announced his resignation from those positions, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. ESPN sources say Sam Hinkie has stepped down from his posts in Philadelphial — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) April 7, 2016 Stein also notes it is expected Bryan Colangelo will soon be a member...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Maher rips Bryce Harper, calls him a d-bag

Bill Maher is not a fan of Bryce Harper and made that very clear during a radio interview. Maher, a comedian and political commentator who has hosted “Real Time with Bill Maher” on HBO for over a decade, is also a baseball fan and part-owner of the New York Mets. Since he’s invested in the Mets, it’s no surprise that he’s not a big fan of his rival’s best player. ...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Iggy Azalea: Nick Young and I ‘are good’

Iggy Azalea opened up about her relationship with Nick Young via Twitter, saying things "are good” between them despite the recent drama surrounding their relationship. The rapper, who is engaged to the Lakers guard, spent some time Tuesday responding to tweets, and she ended up sharing some information about her personal life. She told one person on Twitter that “Nick and I...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Sloan battling Parkinson’s disease, dementia

Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan announced Wednesday he’s battling Parkinson’s disease as well as Lewy body dementia. During an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, Sloan revealed he was diagnosed last fall. Unfortunately, the Parkinson’s symptoms have now become noticeable to others, which led to Sloan making his condition known to the public. For many, hearing of Parkinson’s...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers zing The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun for cheering on Red Wings

Be warned: rooting for an opposing team will have the Philadelphia Flyers rooting for your death. Well, somewhat. After actor and noted Detroit Red Wings fan Steven Yeun, who plays Glenn on the hit AMC TV show “The Walking Dead,” expressed support for his team on Twitter, the Flyers, who play the Red Wings on Wednesday night, hit him with the following haymaker: @steveyeun Let’s...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez: ‘I will bet on myself’ in Broncos QB competition

Mark Sanchez may not have many believers left, but he still has all the confidence in the world in himself. Sanchez says he’s backing himself no matter who the Denver Broncos bring in to compete with him for the starting quarterback job. “Listen, I don’t care who is there, what is going on right now. They are going to give me a fair shake, that’s all I can ask for, a fair...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mavs interested in signing Dwight Howard ‘dependent on the price’

Better late than never? It looks like that’s the mantra the Dallas Mavericks are going for with the impending free agency of Rockets center Dwight Howard. According to a report by Tim MacMahon of ESPN on Wednesday, the Mavericks are interested in signing Howard this summer “dependent on the price.” MacMahon states that the team does not plan to be in on the bidding for the...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant thinks Warriors should keep going for wins record

With the Golden State Warriors suffering a shock home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, renewed questions have been asked of whether the team should continue pursuing the single-season wins record or start resting players with an eye on the playoffs. If it were up to Kobe Bryant, it wouldn’t even be a question. Kobe on GSW: "If I’m them and I’ve got a chance...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner: I played through torn MCL in 2015

Brandon Browner easily had his worst season as a pro in 2015, and it was hardly a surprise when the New Orleans Saints decided to release him this offseason. Now, Browner is hoping NFL teams will take into consideration that he played through a serious injury last season. In an Instagram post on Wednesday, Browner explained that he never fully recovered from a torn MCL his suffered...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams blames Vontaze Burfict for derailing Steelers Super Bowl run

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams thought his team was Super Bowl bound, and he blames one person in particular for stopping it from happening. Williams believed that Vontaze Burfict’s hit that knocked Antonio Brown out for the remainder of the playoffs was what kept Pittsburgh from reaching the big game. “For me, my rival throughout my year will be the Cincinnati...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas sink back-to-back holes-in-one (Video)

How often do you see two golf balls in the same cup at a PGA-sanctioned event? Probably never, but we were treated to an incredibly rare phenomenon at the Masters Par 3 contest on Wednesday. Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas drained back-to-back aces on the Par 3 course at Augusta National. You can see the videos below: Watch @JustinThomas34 make a hole-in-one on No. 4 in the Par...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson will make Kurt Rambis Knicks coach if James Dolan lets him

Phil Jackson really, really seems to like his executive control over the New York Knicks. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Jackson intends to give Kurt Rambis a contract extension to make him the full-time head coach as long as owner James Dolan doesn’t stand in the way. Isola characterizes Rambis as Jackson’s “one and only” choice to coach the Knicks...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Hardy upset that Aldon Smith got new contract

Greg Hardy is reportedly quite unhappy that Aldon Smith, another NFL player with a long history of legal issues, is getting another nice payday in the NFL while he waits by the phone. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, Hardy was very upset by the fact that his fellow pass rusher Smith got a new two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders despite his repeated brushes with the...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ricky Rubio: Timberwolves GM said team ‘almost traded’ me

The Minnesota Timberwolves strongly considered the possibility of trading point guard Ricky Rubio at the trade deadline. We know this because his boss told him so. Rubio, who has shot the ball better this season and vastly improved his 3-point stroke, told The Associated Press this week that T-Wolves GM Milt Newton recently informed he was “almost traded” but the offers were...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings campaigning for return to Vikings

Greg Jennings spent two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, and he enjoyed it so much that he’s openly pushing for a return to the team. Jennings spoke to KFAN 100.3 on Wednesday and he made clear his desire to return to Minnesota. “I left [general manager Rick Spielman] a voicemail,” Jennings told KFAN, via A.J. Mansour of KFAN.com. “I told [them], I’m waiting on you...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Nantz opens up about his ‘toast fetish’

In the past week or so, we have learned more about Jim Nantz than most of us ever wished to know. Take, for example, the legendary broadcaster’s borderline obsession with burnt toast. Nantz recently revealed in an interview with Golf Digest that he is a big breakfast guy who enjoys his toast burnt. One thing led to another and he now carries around a laminated photo of burnt toast...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt says he will retire from NFL if he is not one of the best

J.J. Watt doesn’t sound like a guy who intends to play deep into his thirties just because he can. Watt told Houston’s SportsRadio 610 that he only wants to play in the NFL as long as he can do it at a high level, not simply as long as his body will allow him to. JJ Watt on 610 radio in Houston this morning said he won't be one of those players that try and play as long as...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Four sleepers to keep an eye on at the Masters

The experts and oddsmakers have weighed in on this year’s Masters, and it appears they believe the winner of a three-way battle between Jason Day, Jordan Speith and Rory McIlroy will take home the Green Jacket. This group is as highly decorated as it comes, featuring the defending champion (Spieth), the World Golf Rankings’ top player (Day) and a young superstar one major away...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Nicklaus has no idea where putter from 1986 Masters is

It has been 30 years since Jack Nicklaus became the oldest golfer ever to win the Masters, and he is missing one important piece of memorabilia from that milestone in his career — the putter. In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday, Nicklaus explained that the only sentimental golf club he hasn’t kept is the putter he used to win the 1986 Masters at age...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers did not give Kobe Bryant a retirement gift

A sign of the rivalry, an honest mistake, or something else? The Los Angeles Clippers did not give Kobe Bryant any sort of retirement gift after the two sides faced off for the final time in Bryant’s career. Clippers did not give Kobe any retirement gifts, btw. A little unusual for that to happen on his farewell tour but not unprecedented. — Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Parker now thinks Spurs will play starters against Warriors

Tony Parker initially believed San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich would rest his starters in the team’s two upcoming games against the Golden State Warriors. With the game plan Pop used on Monday, Parker is no longer sure. Popovich used the majority of his roster in an 88-86 win over the Utah Jazz. Because of that, Parker now expects all of the starters to play Thursday night...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson botched shoutout to UConn women’s basketball team

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was kind enough to take a moment on Tuesday night to congratulate the University of Cincinnati women’s basketball team on winning four championships in a row. Yeah, you read that right. As many of you know, the UConn women won yet another championship, capping an undefeated season with a blowout win over Syracuse. Tyson tried giving them a shoutout, but...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green says Warriors ‘bored’ with regular season

Although they have a chance to make NBA history by winning their remaining four games, the Golden State Warriors might be yawning their way through the end of the regular season. After Tuesday night’s overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Draymond Green admitted that the Warriors are getting “bored” with the regular season. Hear what @money23green had to say after...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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