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Van Gundy spoke to Stanley Johnson about LeBron remarks

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy may or may not have had a little chat about maturity this week with rookie forward Stanley Johnson. After the Cleveland Cavaliers blew out Detroit in Game 2, Johnson said he is not afraid of LeBron James and that he even thinks he is in the four-time NBA MVP’s head. Knowing that LeBron doesn’t need any added motivation in the series...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Daryl Morey calls out Warriors for dirty play

The Rockets managed to pull out an absolute must-win Game 3 against the Warriors Thursday night, and Houston general manager Daryl Morey was happy to see his team overcome what he thought was dirty play from Golden State. In the hours after the win, Morey sent a couple of sarcastic tweets about the Warriors’ physical play. He even tweeted a link to an article explaining the art...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Video could vindicate Manziel, show Crowley hit him

A Dallas grand jury reviewed evidence on Thursday in the assault case against Johnny Manziel, and a video that was shown during the hearings could reportedly help vindicate the free agent quarterback. According to CBS Dallas-Fort Worth, security footage from the hotel where Manziel and his ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, were hanging out on the night of Jan. 30 suggests that Crowley...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan wears shirt with serious dad humor on it

The San Antonio Spurs arrived in Memphis on Thursday to prepare for their upcoming playoff games against the Grizzlies, and Tim Duncan got off the bus wearing a shirt no other NBA player would stand a chance of pulling off. Seriously, name another player who would rock a Father’s Day gift with a classic dad joke on it. Tim Duncan is wearing the most Tim Duncan shirt of all...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rockets’ bench surprisingly unenthusiastic after James Harden shot

The Houston Rockets beat the Golden State Warriors 97-96 at home in Game 3 of their playoff series on Thursday night, thanks largely to a game-winning shot by James Harden with just over two seconds left. Though Harden's shot turned out to be the game-winner and was a big one, you wouldn't have been able to tell based on the reaction from the Rockets bench. Take a look at their...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Draymond Green drags down Michael Beasley

Draymond Green pulled a bush league move on Michael Beasley after blowing the last possession for the Warriors in a 97-96 loss to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. Green turned the ball over on Golden State’s last chance at beating Houston in Game 3 and was seemingly frustrated. In response, rather than just letting time run out on the Rockets’ win, he dragged down Beasley...
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April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs fan crashes no-hitter on field, gets pulled away by police

One brazen Chicago Cubs fan was a Cincinnati policeman away from sharing an unforgettable moment with his team. After Jake Arrieta threw a no-hitter Thursday against the Reds, a random fan in a white T-shirt and Cubs hat was seen crashing the on-field celebration before being pulled away by security: If the fan ends up in jail over his actions, it might have been worth it. How...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw threw 46 mph pitch (Video)

As if Clayton Kershaw isn’t already nearly unhittable, he’s incorporating a changeup into his repertoire to give batters something else to think about. That said, what Tyler Flowers saw on Thursday had to be the furthest thing from his mind. In the fourth inning, Kershaw started out the at-bat with a pitch that seemed to take forever to get to home plate. As Jon Weisman of the...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta throws another no-hitter for Cubs

Jake Arrieta’s dominance appears to know no bounds. Arrieta threw the second no-hitter of his career — second in his last 11 regular season starts at that — as the Chicago Cubs blasted the Cincinnati Reds 16-0 on Thursday. Arrieta went the distance on a shutout, striking out six and walking four. The real close call came on a ball third baseman Kris Bryant snagged. Bryant...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Russ Hanneman in ‘Silicon Valley’ is totally Mark Cuban

Fans of HBO comedy “Silicon Valley” surely have noticed the satirical nature of the show, and they likely have been amused by the flashy, quirky character Russ Hanneman. Savvy viewers have also probably realized that Hanneman’s story closely resembles that of billionaire Mark Cuban. Hanneman becomes an angel investor for Pied Piper, the fictional start-up about which the show...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Rickard hits ball through Josh Donaldson’s glove (Video)

Uncertain to make the roster when spring training began, Joey Rickard has been a pleasant surprise for the Orioles early on this season. On Thursday, he made quite an impression on reigning American League MVP Josh Donaldson, or more specifically, his glove. In the bottom of the first inning, Rickard lined a pitch toward third base. It looked for all the world Donaldson would make...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon gets tip of cap from Royals for great play

Alex Gordon made a truly spectacular catch to rob Justin Upton of extra bases on Thursday, and he received a tip of the cap from his entire team as a sign of recognition for the incredible play. Upton led off the top of the fourth for the Detroit Tigers with a drive to left center that looked like a double in the making. But Gordon made his way from left field to the gap and made...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Murphy from Chappelle Show shares Prince tribute

Charlie Murphy and music legend Prince will always be linked for a truly humorous reason, but the respect Murphy has for Prince shined through when the comedian sent his condolences on the day of Prince’s death. Here are the tributes Murphy sent about Prince: #RIP Prince. Your music was the soundtrack to a special time in my life. — Charlie Murphy (@charliemurphy) April 21...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Norman expected to get five-year deal for around $75 million

Josh Norman is likely to get paid big bucks in the coming weeks. A day after the Carolina Panthers rescinded their franchise tag for the Pro Bowl cornerback, word has already come out that Norman is drawing serious interest from multiple teams. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Norman is talking about five-year deals with Washington and the San Francisco 49ers. He is expected...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins honor Prince by turning Target Field purple

The world just lost an all-time icon. But the state of Minnesota just lost a beloved hometown hero. Entertainer extraordinaire Prince, who was born and raised in Minneapolis and was considered probably the preeminent figure in the Minnesota musical canon, tragically passed away at the age of 57 at his home on Thursday. Fittingly, the Minnesota Twins posted the following tribute...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Elway: Kaepernick trade talks ‘dormant,’ but offer still stands

John Elway called the Denver Broncos’ trade talks for Colin Kaepernick “dormant,” but said that the offer was still on the table if either side wants to revisit it. “It’s dormant,” Elway said of the proposed deal, via Darin Gantt of ProFootballTalk. “He’s been working out [with San Francisco] from what I understand so that’s all I can really say.” Elway said...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum could miss remainder of Heat series

Could this be au revoir to the Charlotte Hornets’ postseason hopes? According to a report by Justin Verrier of ESPN on Thursday, Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum could miss the remainder of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat with a sprained right ankle. Batum was injured in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s 115-103 Game 2 loss when he stepped on the...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: At least five teams in on Josh Norman

Josh Norman is unsurprisingly garnering plenty of interest, with five teams in particular being named as potential suitors. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Atlanta Falcons are among those in, and bidding is expected to get expensive. #Falcons in on CB Josh Norman along w/ #49ers, #Bucs, #Dolphins & #Bears. Bidding likely to get north of CB Janoris Jenkins (5...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Legal document shows damage Johnny Manziel allegedly did to rental house

So how do you rack up $20,000 in damages to a rental house in a 48-hour span? Let Johnny Manziel show you. The Huffington Post obtained a legal document sent to Manziel by real estate broker Nicholas Goodwin detailing the damages that Manziel allegedly caused. In it, Goodwin claims that the damage caused by Manziel breaks down as follows: $8,000 in burn marks from cigarettes and...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Pat McAfee drug tested day after making 4/20 joke

Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee knew what might happen when he tweeted a joke about 4/20 on Wednesday, and he got exactly what he asked for. McAfee, who has made it clear in the past that he does not believe “random” NFL drug tests are truly random, cracked the following joke about the weed smoker’s holiday. I can't celebrate this particular day..But I know a large ...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Braves players unhappy with Turner Field infield

Members of the Atlanta Braves are reportedly considering appealing to the MLB players’ union over the poor conditions of the infield at Turner Field. According to ESPN’s Doug Padilla, there is a belief that, with the stadium in its final season of use, the field is not being treated with the same care as it has been in the past, with the grass being uneven and the turf meeting...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Super Bowl halftime show revisited (Video)

For sports fans, the passing of rock and roll legend Prince on Thursday brought back memories of what many consider to be the greatest Super Bowl halftime performance ever. In 2007, Prince performed at Sun Life Stadium in Miami during the Indianapolis Colts’ win over the Chicago Bears. He played his hit song “Purple Rain” and — wouldn’t you know it — it was pouring rain...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz fight reportedly still off

Conor McGregor is not retiring from MMA, but that does not mean his fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 200 is back on. According to TMZ, Dana White is not putting McGregor’s rematch with Diaz back on the July 9 card. The UFC’s website still says the main event for UFC 200 is to be determined. McGregor shocked UFC fans on Tuesday when he tweeted that he has decided to call it a...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince dead at 57

Rock and roll legend Prince was reportedly found dead at his home on Thursday. He was 57. Multiple sources confirmed to TMZ that Prince has passed away. Prince, whose full name is Prince Rogers Nelson, had a medical emergency on April 15 that resulted in his private jet making an emergency landing in Illinois. However, he went ahead with his concert as scheduled the next day and...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Baron Davis wants Lamar Odom to play in Drew League

Lamar Odom recently expressed interest in getting his basketball career back on track, and Baron Davis has offered to help by inviting Odom to play with the Drew League this summer. Davis told TMZ this week that he is planning to reach out to Odom. “I’m going to reach out to LO to see if he would want to play alongside me on my team since he is wanting to return,” he said...
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April 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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