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Phelps says there is no chance he will return to Olympics in 2016

If Michael Phelps wanted to, he could return to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and pad his own records. The 18-time gold medal winner could probably snag a few more if he took the time to train properly, but at this point he has not given us any reason to believe that is going to happen. During a trip to Brazil to receive the Exceptional Achievement Award at the Laureus World Sports...
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March 18, 2013  |  2 Comments

Marshall Henderson won 10 straight games of ‘pong,’ had a great time after winning SEC tournament

Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson had himself quite a day on Sunday, as he dropped 21 points and led the Rebels to a victory over Florida in the SEC Championship Game. He also continued to convince fans to hate him by busting out the Gator Chomp and taunting the Florida fans. It appears the fun continued after the game. Ole Miss linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche tweeted the photo you see...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis watches tournament selection show at Best Buy because of traffic

Saint Louis knew it had clinched a spot in the NCAA tournament after winning the Atlantic 10 tournament on Sunday, but that didn’t make the Selection Show any less exciting. Finding out who your opponent is in The Dance and seeing your school’s name on ESPN is one of the most exciting moments of a collegiate athlete’s career, so the Billikens had to go to great lengths to make...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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Giants DB to RBs: Stop complaining

Terrell Thomas took to Twitter on Sunday to rip running backs who have been complaining about the proposed rule change involving them leading with their helmets.

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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Henderson taunted Florida fans with Gator Chomp (Video)

Marshall Henderson is a player fans love to hate, and he plays the role to perfection. During Sunday’s SEC tournament championship game, Henderson taunted Florida fans by doing the Gator Chomp after making a 3-pointer to put Ole Miss up 59-53. The three gave the Rebels their biggest lead of the game, and it came five minutes after Henderson made three free throws to give Ole Miss...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Joey Logano confronts Denny Hamlin after race (Video)

Video: NASCAR on FOX: Teammates no more Joey Logano confronted ex-teammate Denny Hamlin after the Food City 500 Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway following an incident between the two on the track. Logano was challenging Jeff Gordon for the lead on lap 348 when Hamlin nudged him. Logano’s No. 22 car went into the wall and spun out. Logano managed to get back into the top 10 despite...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban, Mavericks fans boo Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher was booed in his first game back in Dallas since signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder last month. The Associated Press says Fisher was booed by Mavs fans when he entered Sunday’s game with 1:45 left in the first quarter. Mavs fans also cheered when Fisher was called for a foul about 10 seconds later, according to the AP. Even Mavericks owner Mark Cuban joined Mavs...
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Adams injury makes Minnesota a popular upset pick over UCLA

Minnesota quickly became one of the most popular 11-seed over 6-seed upset picks for the NCAA Tournament. A few hours after the brackets were released, ESPN reported that over 70 percent of users submitting picks on their bracket challenge had the Golden Gophers beating the No. 6 seed UCLA Bruins. They’re not the only ones expecting Minnesota to win; Las Vegas has the Gophers favored...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Join LBS March Madness pool, win prizes

LBS is running its annual March Madness pool and would like you to join. We’re running the pool through Yahoo! pick’em, so just sign into Yahoo!, go to Tourney pick’em, click on “join group” and enter Group ID: 85182, password: onions. Prizes include: 1st place – $75 Amazon gift card 2nd place – $50 Amazon gift card 3rd place – $25 Amazon gift card Let’s see what...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan gives curt answers to Tracy Wolfson in interview (Video)

Bo Ryan got his Gregg Popovich on during an interview with CBS’ Tracy Wolfson at halftime of Wisconsin’s 50-43 loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game Sunday. Ryan refused to give detailed answers to Wolfson, ensuring that the three-question interview didn’t last longer than 20 seconds. “Well they made some shots,” Ryan answered one question. He was asked a...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley commits hilarious inbounds violation

Why does it seem like things like this only happen to Michael Beasley? Even in a game where the backup forward had 21 points in 23 minutes, he still managed to make a boneheaded play. This inbounds pass fail was awesome on so many levels. First off, it took place early in the second quarter, and as you can tell, no players were in the frame. Second, an inbounds pass from under your...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ben Howland throws jacket into stands to earn first tech at UCLA (Video)

Ben Howland is one of the most active coaches in terms of working the sidelines during games, but he usually maintains his composure. That wasn’t the case on Saturday when the Bruins head coach lost it, took off his suit jacket and threw it into the stands in protest of a call. During the first half of UCLA’s 78-69 loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament championship game in...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant invited all of his Instagram followers to a kickback at his place

Dez Bryant might just be the most hospitable player in the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys receiver said he was throwing a kickback at his home Thursday night, and he went all Costa on everyone by blasting the word out through his Instagram account: Homeboy had 86,907 Instagram followers at last check. I’m sure he has a nice mansion and all, but is it really big enough to hold that many...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol uses shoe to play defense on Derrick Favors (Video)

Marc Gasol became resourceful Saturday and used his shoe to try stopping Derrick Favors on defense. Gasol made a hook shot to make it 71-67 Utah in the fourth quarter, but Favors stepped on Gasol’s foot, causing his opponent’s shoe to come off. Luckily for Gasol, his Grizzlies teammate Ed Davis picked up the shoe and gave it to him. Gasol didn’t have a chance to put the shoe...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley survives knockdown, concussion to beat Ruslan Provodnikov

Timothy Bradley overcame a knockdown and what he says was a concussion to beat Ruslan Provodnikov in one of the most exciting fights of the year. Bradley, who was fighting for the first time since winning a controversial decision over Manny Pacquiao last June, was awarded a unanimous decision victory by the judges. Two judges had the fight 114-113, while the third had it 115-112...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz’s camp complains about GSP’s hand wraps before fight

Nick Diaz has spent the entire week leading up to his fight with Georges St-Pierre trying to get inside the champion’s head, and the trend seemed to continue in the hour leading up to their fight at UFC 158 in Montreal Saturday. UFC middleweight/welterweight Jake Shields, who trains with Diaz under Cesar Gracie, complained before the fight that GSP’s wraps looked “shady....
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacific beats Cal Poly on last-second putback (Video)

The NCAA Tournament hasn’t begun yet, but it’s already March Madness for some teams. Pacific topped Cal Poly 55-53 Friday night in Anaheim, Calif., on a last-second putback by Travis Fulton. Cal Poly had a 53-51 lead but allowed the Tigers to tie the game on a layup with 50 seconds left. The Mustangs missed their next shot, and Pacific held the ball for the final possession...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White says Vince McMahon challenged him to fight at UFC or Wrestlemania

Dana White and Vince McMahon are two of the most recognizable faces in fighting history. Both share a similar story, in that they took a struggling product and turned it into a multimillion dollar business. Many a drunken conversation among friends on the night of a UFC or WWE event has centered around which of the two would win in a fight, 67-year-old Vinny Mac or 43-year-old White...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Members of sports world sending best wishes to Lil Wayne over Twitter

Lil Wayne is in critical condition at the ICU at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering multiple seizures, TMZ reports, though there is conflicting information about the rapper’s condition. TMZ says Lil Wayne was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after suffering seizures. He was released Wednesday, but TMZ says a bodyguard found the rapper unconscious on...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Terry ‘not really impressed’ with the Heat’s 20-game win streak

Jason Terry wasted no time developing a hatred for his new rivals the second he signed a contract with the Boston Celtics. He hasn’t even been in Boston for a full season, and Terry already says he hates the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat. He also was not shy about taking a shot at a certain player who left the Celtics. On top of all that, Terry is not impressed with the Heat’s...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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Pitbull delayed Ed Reed signing?

The Houston Texans reportedly had to cut their meeting with safety Ed Reed short on Thursday so they could get out of Reliant Stadium before the start of a Pitbull concert.

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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bud Adams acknowledges Titans are overspending, says he is fine with it

The Tennessee Titans have been one of the most active teams in free agency this offseason. As we learned from their uninspiring 6-10 season in 2012, the Titans need help in a lot of areas. However, they are already being criticized for spending recklessly and overpaying for certain free agents. Tennessee has signed offensive lineman Andy Levitre (six years, $46.8 million), tight...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisville celebrates with Bill Clinton after beating Villanova (Pictures)

If you can think of a better way to celebrate a big victory than chilling with Bill Clinton, I would love to hear it. The guy’s a legend, and the legend made a surprise appearance in the Louisville locker room after the Cardinals beat Villanova in the Big East quarterfinals on Thursday night. For those of you who can’t make it out, Clinton is the dude with the white hair in the...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan picks his nose and then winks at the camera during Knicks-Blazers game (Video)

I don’t know if it’s nose-picking week or what here in the world of sports, but we have seen more than one person get caught on camera digging for gold this week. If you thought Jim Boeheim’s plunge into his right nostril earlier in the week was entertaining, you’ll love what some fan did during the broadcast of a game between the Portland Trailblazers and New York Knicks...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes have a championship belt they give to player of the game (Picture)

The Phoenix Coyotes have some professional wrestling fans in their locker room, which is why they have decided to incorporate the WWE into their game day festivities. According to Puck Daddy, goalie Jason LaBarbera sent defenseman Keith Yandle, who is also a huge wrestling fan, a photo of his replica title belt in 2011. That put the wheels in motion for a present-day tradition. The...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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