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Raiders take out full page ad urging Warriors to ‘Just Win Baby’

The Bay Area has worked itself into a frenzy since the Warriors defeated the Rockets in the Western Conference Finals to advance to the NBA Finals. On Thursday, the Warriors begin their quest for a championship as their series against the Cavaliers gets underway. Ahead of game one, the Raiders took out the above pictured...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Entertainment TV crew has $40K in equipment stolen

By Larry Brown A TV crew working for NBA Entertainment got a little too personal of a welcome to the Bay Area while in town for the NBA Finals this week. According to the Oakland Tribune, a crew with a van went inside a Panda Express for lunch on Tuesday and got robbed while eating. They came out to their van and saw a window broken. Five laptops worth an estimated $16,000 and...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Malik Henry leaves IMG Academy reportedly after clashing with coaches

Florida State football commit Malik Henry has left IMG Academy in Florida after a clash with coaches, according to reports. Henry is one of the top quarterback recruits in the country and committed to FSU in November during his junior season at Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.) High School. After he committed, he moved to Florida...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson girlfriend Hannah Stocking dated Kyrie Irving

The NBA Finals feature a number of fun storylines, and one not to be overlooked has to do with significant others. As we told you in November, Golden State Warriors star guard Klay Thompson has a girlfriend named Hannah Stocking, who is a social media star. Stocking has over 1.3 million Instagram followers, 70K Twitter...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Riley Curry featured on bootleg T-shirts in Oakland

By Larry Brown Just how crazy is Riley Curry mania in the Bay Area? So crazy that bootleggers are selling T-shirts featuring her face and quotes. SI’s Ben Golliver tweeted the above photo that shows some T-shirts being sold by bootleggers in Oakland for $15 apiece. All the shirts revolve around the Warriors and their run to the NBA Finals, but they also have quite a few shirts...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner, wife Glory Johnson having baby

By Larry Brown Brittney Griner and wife Glory Johnson are moving very fast in their relationship and are now having a baby. Griner and Johnson were arrested for assault six weeks ago and got married soon after. Now Johnson is pregnant. “It has always been a dream of mine to start a family with someone I love,” Johnson said in a statement issued through the Tulsa Shock. “Being...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowlen placed on leave by Broncos after domestic violence arrest

By Larry Brown John Bowlen, the 29-year-old son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, has been placed on indefinite leave after a domestic violence arrest Wednesday night. Records show Bowlen is being held on suspicion of third-degree assault and harassment, which are both Class 3 misdemeanors. TMZ reports that the victim alleges John was under the influence of whippets (nitrous...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson was supposedly drunk during ‘practice’ rant

By Steve DelVecchio Allen Iverson’s “practice” rant is easily one of the most infamous exchanges a professional athlete has ever had with the media. And more than 10 years later, we’re getting a better idea of why Iverson may have been so testy. Was he boozing before he took the podium? Kent Babb of the Washington Post published an Iverson biography this week entitled...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

FIFA paid Ireland not to sue them over handball

By Larry Brown You remember when a handball by Thierry Henry tied a World Cup qualifying game between France and Ireland back in 2009 and helped prevented the Irish from qualifying for the 2010 World Cup? Yeah, we have received confirmation that FIFA paid off the Football Association of Ireland to make up for it. Henry clearly used his hand to stop a ball and help make a centering...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

John Calipari gets into it with Dan Patrick (Audio)

Kentucky coach John Calipari was a guest on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday morning, and things got incredibly awkward by the end of the interview. When Patrick asked Calipari if he would have been better suited using fewer players in his rotation in the NCAA Tournament rather than platooning, Calipari immediately got annoyed. “If anybody...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink American Top Team was already in trouble going into episode 7 of season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” after losing all but one of the first six fights against the Blackzilians. Things did not get any better in their seventh fight. Before the fighters of the episode were selected, each...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Haden defends Manziel: They were heckling him for hours

By Steve DelVecchio Joe Haden has always been one of the biggest public supporters of Johnny Manziel, and his stance has not changed in the wake of Manziel’s latest incident involving an overzealous fan. Haden told reporters after practice on Tuesday that he has been with Manziel recently when fans were harassing Manziel about his stint in rehab. “I’m walking around with...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Collins compares Tony Dungy to Donald Sterling

By Steve DelVecchio Last year, former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy thought he was making a relatively innocent comment when he said he would pass on Michael Sam in the NFL Draft strictly to avoid media distractions. Jason Collins felt the remarks were homophobic. Collins, who became the first openly gay NBA player when he was signed by the Brooklyn Nets last year...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Murray uses Skype with his dogs while he’s away

By Steve DelVecchio Being a professional tennis player requires a lot of world traveling, and that can lead to limited family time. For Andy Murray, it results in K-9 withdrawal. Murray has taken his two terriers, Rusty and Maggie May, to places like Florida, California and Paris, but the dogs can’t always travel with him. When the 2012 Olympic gold medalist doesn’t have his...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Hardwick upset with Tony Kornheiser for implying he used PEDs

Former San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick is barely recognizable these days. Just six months ago, the 33-year-old was listed at 305 pounds. He’s a lot closer to 200 now. Hardwick has lost 85 pounds in six months and is pushing toward the weight he was at in high school, when he was a standout...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar enjoying WWE too much to leave for UFC

Just when it started to look like Brock Lesnar was all but certain to return to the UFC and continue his mixed martial arts career, the wrestling star extended his contract with the WWE. Why? Because he was having so much fun. In a recent interview for “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s podcast, Lesnar’s manager Paul...Read More
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Thibodeau resisted use of player-monitoring technology

By Steve DelVecchio One of the reasons Tom Thibodeau wore out his welcome in Chicago was his alleged refusal to rest players and manage minutes. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Thibodeau had a simple message for Bulls management when they explored the idea of having players use wearable technology that helps monitor recovery — keep dreaming. A recent feature from Ken...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Alexander tells Howard Stern why Susan was killed off on ‘Seinfeld’

Jason Alexander was a guest on Howard Stern Wednesday and spoke candidly about why his ex-fiancee Susan was killed off on “Seinfeld” after infamously licking too many toxic envelopes. According to Alexander, it was impossible for him to mesh with actress Heidi Swedberg when they were filming. He just could not act with her. He...Read More
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Lake causes benches to clear with taunt

By Gordon Dixon During the sixth inning of Wednesday's game between the Cubs and Marlins, tempers flared and benches cleared following a home run by Junior Lake. Lake launched a home run to left field off of Marlins pitcher Dan Haren and took a moment to admire it. A bat flip followed as Lake made his way to first base. Then, after rounding third base, Lake put his finger to...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Caitlyn Jenner tried to fix Jordan Spieth up with daughter Kendall but he turned her down

By Larry Brown Kendall Jenner is a young model and who many men would love to date, but Jordan Spieth is not among them. ESPN’s Jason Sobel tweeted Wednesday that back when he was Bruce, Caitlyn Jenner tried to fix Spieth up with his daughter. Sobel says Spieth turned down the offer and didn’t even know who Bruce and Kendall were, which is hard to believe. Even if you...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Amir Khan thinks he may be fighting Floyd Mayweather next

By Larry Brown Amir Khan has been duped into thinking that he was in line to fight Floyd Mayweather many times in the past before having the football pulled out from right in front of him, but this time he really thinks it will happen. The British-born fighter, who defeated Chris Algieri a couple of weeks ago, says a fight with Mayweather could be finalized in the next two weeks...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni interviews for Nuggets head coaching job

By Larry Brown Could Mike D’Antoni be heading back to Denver? Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reports that D’Antoni met with Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly Tuesday to discuss the team’s head coaching position. Wojnarowski also says that interim coach Melvin Hunt, who replaced Brian Shaw midseason, is still a strong contender to retain the job. D’Antoni coached the...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

JR Smith shares photo calling Bruce Jenner a 'science project'

By Steve DelVecchio It does not appear that Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith approves of Cailtyn Jenner — formerly known as Bruce Jenner — being named this year’s recipient of ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award. On Wednesday, Smith reposted a photo on Instagram that referred to Jenner as a “science project.” He quickly deleted the post, but not before Business...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Farrah Flossit shares photo of James Harden sleeping in bed with her

An Instagram model that goes by the name Farrah Flossit is either dating James Harden and proud of it, or she blew up the Houston Rockets star’s spot early Wednesday morning. Flossit shared the photo you see above on Instagram, which shows a man who she claims is Harden sound asleep in bed next to...Read More
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians bullpen sent Brandon Moss a ransom note for his 100th home run ball

Cleveland Indians outfielder Brandon Moss belted the 100th home run of his career on Tuesday night, but he made the mistake of hitting it into his own team’s bullpen. Had Moss’ homer gone into the opposing bullpen, a Kansas City Royals player or coach probably would have just returned it to him. His own teammates,...Read More
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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