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Kyrie Irving offers advice to LaVar Ball

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving knows all about being a highly-touted college player and lottery pick, and he couldn’t help but offer some advice to the father of a player in a similar position.Irving thinks LaVar Ball, father of Lonzo, needs to lay off his son and let him live a little bit.“I’m sorry, LaVar, you’re not going to be in every hotel room that Lonzo is going...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Haslem has great quote about Allen’s feud with ex-Celtics teammates

Veteran big man Udonis Haslem is highly regarded as the OG of the Miami Heat, and he proved why once again on Friday.In an appearance on WQAM’s “The Joe Rose Show,” Haslem spoke on former Heat teammate Ray Allen’s feud with his ex-teammates on the Boston Celtics.“It’s not like the year before with Ray they beat us,” said the three-time NBA champion, according to Ira Winderman of...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Myles Garrett says he cannot be a ‘savior’ for the Browns

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett is prepared for high expectations after being the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, but warned that he won’t be able to fix the franchise all by himself. Garrett made clear that “one person can’t win games” in speaking with NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala on Friday. “It takes a culmination of all these guys coming together and just having the...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Hornacek: Porzingis will ‘no doubt’ remain with Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis is not going anywhere, at least according to his coach.New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said there is “no doubt” that Porzingis will still be with the team next season.“We expect him back,” Hornacek said, via Marc Berman of the New York Post. “I think everything’s going to be just fine when we get back.”Hornacek also downplayed Porzingis’s decision to skip his...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: LaVar Ball has ‘no effect’ on opinion of Lonzo

The Los Angeles Lakers could end up in a position to draft Lonzo Ball this summer, and their new president of basketball operations insists the former UCLA star’s father will not factor into the team’s decision.When asked about all the negative publicity LaVar Ball has attracted in recent months, Magic Johnson told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that LaVar’s antics will have “no effect” on...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Harden parties after Spurs loss, reportedly hit strip club

The Houston Rockets saw their season end on Thursday night with an embarrassing blowout loss at home against the San Antonio Spurs, and James Harden wasted no time trying to shake it off.TMZ obtained some footage of Harden partying at a nightclub until the wee hours of the morning. People apparently weren’t upset with Harden after he had one of his worst games of the year, because...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Lil B offers to lift Based God Curse on James Harden

James Harden’s dismal performance as the Houston Rockets were eliminated in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals was enough to make even Lil B sympathetic. Harden scored just 10 points on 2-11 shooting in the Game 6 loss to San Antonio, and the Bay Area rapper and Warriors fan said he’s willing to negotiate an end to the curse that has plagued the Rockets star. Harden has...
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Jabrill Peppers responds to being accused of using drugs

Cleveland Browns rookie Jabrill Peppers says he has never used any of the drugs an ESPN radio contributor accused him of having used earlier in the week.On Thursday, Sabrina Parr said Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL Scouting Combine because the former Michigan star is “high all the time.” ESPN 850 in Cleveland has since parted ways with Parr, and Peppers insists...
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Kevin White’s luxury car stolen in ‘bump-and-run’ carjacking

NFL wide receiver Kevin White had his car stolen Thursday night in a carjacking scheme that has become increasingly popular in the Chicago area.White’s girlfriend was driving the Bears receiver’s Maserati when she reportedly became the victim of a “bump-and-run” attack. What happens is the carjackers nudge your bumper with a car of their own, and one of the thieves hops out and steals...
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Shayanna Jenkins does not believe Aaron Hernandez killed himself

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the fiancee of Aaron Hernandez, is still not convinced that the former NFL star took his own life in prison last month.In an interview with “Dr. Phil” that is set to air in full next week, Jenkins-Hernandez told host Phil McGraw that she has no reason to believe Aaron committed suicide.“I spoke to him the night before and he was so, ‘Daddy’s gonna be home...
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Brady on cover of Madden 18, not afraid of curses

For the second consecutive year, a member of the New England Patriots will grace the cover of the latest installment of the “Madden” video game series. This year, EA Sports has labeled the game “The G.O.A.T. Edition.”So naturally, Tom Brady is the cover boy. We know what you’re thinking, Patriots fans: What about the curse? Some say the Madden curse is a very real thing. Others argue...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

ESPN employee fired after accusing Jabrill Peppers, Joe Thomas of drug use

An ESPN contributor has reportedly been fired by the network after she accused Jabrill Peppers of being “high all the time” during a radio spot this week.Sabrina Parr, who appears on ESPN 850 in Cleveland from time to time, dropped some serious accusations during an appearance on “The Real Big Show” Wednesday morning. She insisted that Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Kaepernick’s girlfriend refutes report about teams inquiring

Colin Kaepernick has supposedly received interest from at least three NFL teams since he became a free agent, but for some reason the quarterback knows nothing about it.At least, that’s what his girlfriend is claiming.Harry Edwards, a sociologist who has been an adviser to Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, told Jarrett Bell of USA Today this week that three teams have contacted...
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Correa: Keuchel has been ‘even better’ than Cy Young year

Those who were worried that Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel may not return to form after his down year in 2016 can relax now.Keuchel pitched six innings and allowed just five hits and no earned runs in a win over the New York Yankees Thursday night. He’s now 6-0 on the season with a 1.69 ERA. His stuff looks as good as it did when he won the NL Cy Young Award in 2015, but teammate...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 MLB trade deadline candidates

The MLB trade deadline is nearly two and a half months away, but it isn’t too early to start assessing the market.Teams are off to good and bad starts, and those struggling may soon have to confront the reality that they’re just not going to contend this season. Those that aren’t going to compete will likely be met with tempting offers to move impending free agents and other veterans...
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May 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Warriors massive favorites over Spurs in conference finals

Most people who follow basketball are predicting the Golden State Warriors to beat the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, but the extent to which they’re favorites is still shocking.The Warriors opened as a 10 to 10.5-point favorite over the Spurs in Game 1 of their upcoming series based on a look at a few different sportsbooks. That’s a pretty wide margin for what...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

James Harden dismisses injury concerns after poor Game 6

James Harden played a game to forget in one of the most important situations of his career.The Houston Rockets MVP candidate scored just 10 points, committed six turnovers, and fouled out in Houston’s inexplicable 39-point series-ending loss to the Spurs on Thursday night.His lethargic and lackluster performance left many to wonder what was going on. It was even a question during...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Michael Irvin calls out Rockets for effort during Game 6

The Spurs cruised to an easy victory over the Rockets on Thursday and the effort (or lack thereof) displayed by the Rockets did not sit well with Michael Irvin.San Antonio was without injured stars Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker. On top of that, they were on the road. None of that mattered as they had a relatively easy time bringing Houston’s season to an end with a commanding 114...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue wants to get Kevin Love more involved in offense

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is hoping to take a longer ride on The Love Boat for the remainder of the postseason.Lue said on Thursday that he wants to find more touches for Kevin Love.“Some of it’s my fault because we haven’t really featured him a lot because of the matchups we had on other teams,” said Lue after Cavs practice, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com...
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Ravens received beer cans with ‘Is Joe Flacco elite?’ on bottom

The Ravens received a gift this week from a Massachusetts brewery that contained the question seemingly everyone outside of Baltimore loves to have fun with. Joe Flacco has become a polarizing figure after his run of impressive performances during the 2012 playoffs helped him secure Super Bowl MVP honors and a huge contract. Since then, his place among the NFL’s quarterbacks is one...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Frank Mason III asked how he would want to die at NBA combine interview

Many of the questions that NBA draft prospects have received from teams at their combine interviews over the years have bordered on the bizarre. But one that Frank Mason III got in his interview was downright morbid.The former Kansas Jayhawks star spoke to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman at the combine and revealed that one NBA team asked him during his interview how he would like to die, per...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Browns would welcome back Josh Gordon

It certainly seems like a long shot, but if Josh Gordon were to ever get his life turned around, the Cleveland Browns reportedly would welcome him back in a football capacity.NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports that the Browns would welcome Gordon back, but there are some conditions.“If Gordon somehow gets his life in order … if he can get back on the straight and narrow … the Browns...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Stevan Ridley works out for Jets

Hopefully you didn’t throw out that Stevan Ridley New York Jets jersey yet.Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports on Thursday that Ridley, who was a member of the Jets during the 2015 season, recently worked out for the team and has also been drawing interest elsewhere. Ridley, still just 28, was quite forgettable in his nine appearances as a Jet, rushing for 2.5 yards per carry and...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones wants to host Canelo Alvarez-GGG fight

When Jerry Jones opened AT&T Stadium, he envisioned the venue being the home for much more than the Dallas Cowboys. He wanted to host NCAA Tournament games, wrestling events, boxing matches, college football games and more. They have done that so far.And now Jones would like to host boxing’s next superfight.Jones is hoping that Golden Boy and K2 Promotions will agree to hold...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: LaVar Ball won’t factor into Lakers’ decision to draft Lonzo Ball

There has been a lot of talk that LaVar Ball’s brash and outspoken ways could harm his son’s draft stock, but Magic Johnson says the controversial father will not play a role into the Lakers’ decision on Lonzo Ball.ESPN Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman tweeted on Thursday that Magic, who is the new Lakers’ president, says he won’t let the presence of LaVar impact the team’s decision...
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May 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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