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Report: Odom removed from flight for being drunk, vomiting

Lamar Odom was reportedly removed from a flight on Monday night because he was drunk and vomiting. Witnesses told TMZ that Odom spent a good amount of time in the Delta lounge at LAX airport prior to boarding his flight for NYC and was “pounding down beers and whiskey.” He was described as “wasted” by the time he boarded the flight, and he supposedly sprinted to the bathroom...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

McIlroy will watch Olympic sports ‘that matter,’ not golf

Rory McIlroy is one of a number of PGA stars who are skipping the Summer Olympics due to Zika virus concerns, but the four-time major champion hardly seems disappointed about it. While speaking to the media on Tuesday, McIlroy said he does not plan to watch golf when it returns to the Olympics this year for the first time since 1904. And that isn’t because it hurts too much that...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns react to Isaiah Crowell's graphic Instagram photo

The Cleveland Browns say they have no plans to release Isaiah Crowell in the wake of a graphic image the running back shared on social media that depicted a police officer being stabbed. Following the killings of two black men by police last week, Crowell posted a drawn image on Instagram that showed a man dressed in all black with a hood on stabbing an officer in the throat. “They...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert plays Pokemon Go at Summer League game

If you have not yet heard of “Pokemon Go,” we’re guessing you’re just returning to the country from some remote location. The smartphone game has taken millennials by storm. How popular is it? So popular that one NBA player was catching Pokemon during a Summer League game. On Monday night, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert shared a screenshot of a Pokemon that showed up while...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Terry Crews may be able to bench press a truck but his baseball swing sucks

I take one look at Terry Crews and I think to myself, “dang, it would be awesome to be that ripped.” But you know what makes me feel better about my non-roided out body? The fact that I can still hit a ball farther with my remote control-sized biceps than Crews can with his pythons. Terry Crews swing grade: F—– pic.twitter.com/G0CXLlMt9R — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jalen Ramsey laughs at responses to his dinner choice

After a standout career at Florida State, Jalen Ramsey is preparing for his rookie season in the NFL. On Sunday, Ramsey had a meal that looked more like one he probably had on numerous occasions in college, not one associated with a professional football player. Whatever you imagine NFL players eating for dinner, Ramsey essentially had the opposite. The 21-year-old’s dinner included...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden writes open letter to Rockets fans

Over the weekend, James Harden agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Rockets. With the four-time all-star set to remain in Houston for the foreseeable future, he penned a message to Rockets fans. On Monday, the team’s Twitter account posted a letter from Harden thanking fans for their support and reinforcing the organization has one goal in mind, a championship. An...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Horford explains why he left Hawks for Celtics

Al Horford surprised some when he chose to sign with the Boston Celtics in free agency rather than remain with the Atlanta Hawks. There was some information circulating that Horford did not want to play with Dwight Howard, who agreed to sign with Atlanta earlier in free agency. But in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published Monday, Horford said that was not...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wil Myers gets beaned by brother during HR Derby

Wil Myers may have been the victim of some sibling revenge during Monday’s Home Run Derby at Petco Park. The San Diego Padres first baseman was the hometown representative participating in the event and made it a family affair by asking his brother, Beau, to be his pitcher. Beau is a young player at Appalachian State, but he very clearly needs to work on his throwing accuracy...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits massive home run in HR Derby

Giancarlo Stanton is an incredibly powerful baseball player. You already knew that. And you probably knew he was going to be dropping bombs at Monday’s Home Run Derby in San Diego. But few figured he put one OVER the batter’s eye in center field. Stanton smashed 24 homers in his first round of competition, including this absolute bomb at Petco Park over the batter’s eye...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Laremy Tunsil sent Hugh Freeze a nice letter

Laremy Tunsil may have been the root of a lot of the problems Ole Miss currently has with the NCAA, but the man still has love for his former program. He even expressed that in a letter to Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reports that Tunsil sent a letter to Freeze recently. The coach would not completely disclose the contents of the letter, but he did...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers

Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after failing a drug test weeks before the event. The interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion was contrite after his positive test — which was later confirmed with a “B” sample — and said he didn’t even know how to pronounce the substance he tested positive for. But a few MMA insiders have some insight about his failed test. Last week UFC...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers believe they can sign Russell Westbrook

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to aim high for their free agents. ESPN’s Chris Broussard told MSG recently that the Lakers firmly believe they can lure Russell Westbrook back to southern California as a free agent in the summer of 2017. “The Lakers think they can sign him,” Broussard said. “And I was talking to some executives yesterday about possible trades they might...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Sale: I quit chewing tobacco after Tony Gwynn’s death

The late, great slugger Tony Gwynn had a major impact on the baseball community both in life and in death. With his beloved Padres hosting the MLB All-Star Game this year, we’re seeing proof of that once again. White Sox lefty Chris Sale, who will be starting Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic for the American League, recalled on Monday how Gwynn’s passing moved him to quit chewing...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Miller: Franchise tag a 'league-wide problem' I can help fix

Von Miller is taking on a new tone in his holdout with the Denver Broncos — he is crusading against the franchise tag. Miller appeared on ESPN on Monday and said he considers the franchise tag a problem, and by refusing to play under it, he can help fix it. “No, I’m not gonna play on the franchise tag. It just doesn’t make sense in any way,” Miller said on ESPN, via Michael...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons want to reduce Devonta Freeman's workload

As a sophomore, Falcons running back Devonta Freeman ranked fourth in the NFL with 264 carries last season. Now the team is working toward easing off the gas pedal heading into 2016. The Falcons are looking to reduce Freeman’s workload next season, according to running backs coach Bobby Turner. “It’s about growth,” Turner said to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kardashian kicks Odom out of rental home

Lamar Odom is looking for a new roommate or a place to live. Since he was released from the hospital after nearly losing his life to a drug overdose, Odom had been living in a rental home that his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian rented for him. The home was in the same upscale Calabasas community where Khloe lives, as she wanted to be able to help Odom during his difficult recovery...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Alleged Draymond Green assault victim was Michigan State DB?

The man who was allegedly slapped by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was reportedly Michigan State defensive back Jermaine Edmondson. This comes from MLive’s Tony Garcia, who reported that Edmondson plans on dropping the charges. Hearing from multiple sources the man that Draymond Green allegedly slapped is MSU DB Jermaine Edmondson. — Tony Garcia (@RealTonyGarcia...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague open to long-term deal with Pacers

The Indiana Pacers acquired point guard Jeff Teague this offseason in the hopes that he would be more than just a rental chip, and it looks like they may be getting their wish. In his introductory press conference on Monday, Teague expressed his openness to signing a long-term deal with the Pacers down the road. “I would love to be here,” Teague said per Nate Taylor of the...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Trevor Siemian remains factor in Broncos’ quarterback competition

Mark Sanchez and Paxton Lynch have received most of the publicity in the Denver Broncos’ quarterback race, but there’s a third name involved that should not be dismissed. Broncos.com beat writer Andrew Mason said in a recent mailbag that Siemian has a “legitimate shot” at being a starter, and more notably, Denver coaches are taking notice of the young quarterback. Siemian...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green reportedly slapped taunting fan at nightclub

Draymond Green was arrested for suspicion of assault over the weekend, and various reports indicate he was at a nightclub in East Lansing when the incident took place. Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle heard from a source that Green hit a fan who was taunting him and there were no significant injuries. Source close to the Draymond investigation says he slapped taunting...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Bennett, Nets reportedly have mutual interest

The floundering basketball dream of former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett has just been tossed a life jacket. According to a report by Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops on Sunday, Bennett, who has been playing for his native Canada in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, shares mutual interest with the Brooklyn Nets in a potential deal. Sources: Former No. 1 pick Anthony...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Cowboys RB Randle threatened to kill jail officer

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has gotten himself into trouble with the law on numerous occasions over the past two years, and you can now add threatening an officer to his rap sheet. Randle had to appear in court back in June after he was accused of making a criminal threat against a jail officer the previous month. According to an arrest affidavit that was obtained...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Duncan once wrote college paper on ‘excessive egotism’

Once upon a time, Tim Duncan was a psychology major at Wake Forest, with all the tasks and duties that come with that. It means Duncan has written a few papers in his time, including at least one that was published in an academic journal. The title of that paper is very fittingly Duncan. At Wake Forest, Tim Duncan published a paper in a psychology journal. Look at the title....
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Alshon Jeffery, Bears unlikely to reach long-term deal

It looks quite likely that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will be spending his 2016 season playing under the franchise tag. Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reported Monday that Jeffery will almost certainly fail to reach an agreement on a long-term deal with the Chicago Bears before the July 15 deadline. Jeffery is said to be asking for a salary much higher than anything the Bears...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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