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Pilot asks if crying baby on board flight is Sidney Crosby

Sidney Crosby has been held without a point through the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals, which virtually no one — including the Boston Bruins — saw coming. The Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain has not only failed to score, but he has given away chances and committed costly turnovers. On Tuesday morning, the pilot [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson spoke to Chip Kelly after demotion from first string

Chip Kelly knows he has a lot to prove as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles this season. In order to succeed at the NFL level, he has to learn how to gain the respect of professional athletes — something that can be a completely foreign concept for coaches coming from college. From the [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand trash talks Matt Cooke, burns him for goal (Video)

There were plenty of individual cases of embarrassment for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night, as they lost to the Bruins 6-1 to dig themselves into an early 2-0 hole in the Eastern Conference Finals. For starters, you had Sydney Crosby turning the puck over to spot the Bruins a lead 28 seconds into the [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley rips Skip Bayless, fat women of San Antonio, Kazaam (Video)

Charles Barkley had himself quite a night on Monday. The excitement of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals had Chuck in rare form before the game, and he continued to deliver the goods in the postgame show after the Miami Heat dominated the Indiana Pacers to advance to the NBA Finals. For starters, there [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Milton Bradley convicted of spousal abuse, faces 7 years in prison

Former MLB outfielder Milton Bradley was convicted of nine counts of physically attacking and threatening his estranged wife on Monday. According to the LA Times, prosecutors said the 35-year-old was found guilty of four counts of spousal battery, two counts of criminal threats, one count of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of vandalism [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame DE Deacon Jones dies at age 74

Hall of Fame defensive end David “Deacon” Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night. The former Los Angeles Rams star was 74 years old. Football enthusiasts credit Jones for revolutionizing the defensive end position and creating the term “sack.” He spent 11 seasons with the LA Rams before [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Flo Rida tells manager to leave Miami Heat game after ejections

Rapper Flo Rida was sitting courtside for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers on Monday night, and he told his manager to leave the game after things got out of control in the final minutes. Heat guard Norris Cole and Pacers forward Jeff Pendergraph scrapped and were [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig makes throw from warning track to end game with double play

Yasiel Puig left his mark on the game in his MLB debut on Monday night. The Cuban prospect went 2-for-4 with two hits batting in the leadoff spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also made a sick throw for a game-ending double play in the ninth. San Diego Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks was up [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Break it to Jose Canseco gently that the Indiana Pacers lost Game 7

Jose Canseco wanted to make his mark on Monday night. Before Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, Canseco congratulated the Pacers for winning in overtime. Congrats to the pacers @pacers great win in OT tonite!You will destroy san antonio in finals — Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) June 3, [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert walks off court without shaking hands after Game 7 (Video)

Roy Hibbert was one of the biggest reasons the Indiana Pacers sent the Eastern Conference finals to a seventh game, and he’s also one of the biggest reasons why they were blown out in the decider. Hibbert picked up his third foul with 1:12 left in the first half, and he picked up his fifth [...]
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June 04, 2013  |  1 Comment

LeBron James dunks alley-oop from Norris Cole, nearly hits head on rim (Video)

LeBron James didn’t have the enormous game many thought he would have in Game 7, but he did more than enough for the Miami Heat to advance to the NBA Finals with a 99-76 win over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference finals on Monday. James had 32 points, eight rebounds, and four assists [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Bieber balling hard with Miami Heat hat, glossy lips at Game 7

You see that staring back at you? That is the look of a thug. That is thugged out Justin Bieber in his gold chain, black leather shirt, black sunglasses (indoors) ready to throw brass nucks as soon as you say drop. Hard to the freaking core. Gotta love the tie-dye Miami Heat hat, too. You [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss
GAME 7 DRAMA

George to Chalmers: 'Stop flopping!'

Paul George had a message for Mario Chalmers after the Miami Heat guard tried flopping on him during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Indiana Pacers forward was dribbling beyond the 3-point line and deciding what he would do. As he backed up into Chalmers, Chalmers flopped, giving George a wide open look. [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

How a phony Floyd Mayweather $5.9 million bet rumor went viral … again

Every so often before a big sporting event, rumors leak out that Floyd Mayweather has wagered millions on the game. The rumors start with unreliable sources who have zero proof. And both prominent rumors have started from the exact same source. Last year, a known rumormongerer on Twitter named “Incarcerated Bob” said that Mayweather wagered [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana football gets crazy new helmets, players go nuts (Video)

Indiana football is the latest program to join the new uniform and helmet craze, and judging by the players’ reactions, the new helmets are a big hit. Indiana, which is an adidas school, unveiled five new football helmets they may wear during the season. According to IU athletics, head coach Kevin Wilson showed the new [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss
BUSTED

Top MLB Draft prospect tests positive for Adderall

Jonathan Gray could go #1 in this week's MLB Draft, but he's going to face extra scrutiny from MLB now, no matter where he goes. 

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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt McGloin pushing Oakland Raiders quarterbacks on depth chart?

Matt McGloin signed with the Oakland Raiders last month as an undrafted free agent, and the former Penn State quarterback reportedly was impressive in organized team activities. Appearing on ESPN’s “NFL 32″ on Monday, Chris Mortensen said McGloin impressed during the OTAs. “He’s actually made a huge impression in the first two weeks of OTAs, [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Crew member committed suicide on John Henry’s yacht

A crew member apparently committed suicide on John Henry’s yacht on Monday afternoon. The Boston Red Sox sent out this statement about the incident that took place on the team owner’s luxury boat: “Earlier today, a crew member on the vessel, M/Y Iroquois, apparently took his life aboard the vessel docked at 30 Rowes Wharf. [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe declines White House invitation in favor of Oakland Raiders camp

Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe saw his time with the Minnesota Vikings end amid a bit of controversy earlier this offseason. Simply put, there are a number of people who feel Kluwe would still be a Viking if he was not so outspoken when it comes to equal rights. Last week, Kluwe made a loud [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pearl Jam sends well wishes to Mookie Blaylock

Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Blaylock was involved in a car accident on Friday that has left him in serious condition. The 1994 NBA All-Star was reportedly driving an SUV when he crossed the median and slammed into a van. A passenger in the van, 40-year-old Monica Murphy, died as a result. Blaylock has [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan appears to have brutal Davis Love III tattoo

We have seen enough sports-related tattoos over the years to know that some of the absolute worst ones come in the form of athlete tributes. The Davis Love III tattoo that you see above is a fantastic example of that. The reader who emailed the photo to Deadspin said the tattoo did not originally include [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson to Jeff Samardzija: ‘Shut the (bleep) up and pitch’

Jeff Samardzija has been piling up a ton of strikeouts as a starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs this year, and that trend continued during a 12-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Samardzija fanned 11 hitters in 6 1/3 innings of work, but he was charged with two runs that scored after he [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly diagnosed with cancer: ‘I know I’ll beat it’

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly has been diagnosed with cancer of the upper jaw. The 53-year-old announced on Monday through the Bills website that he has Squamous-cell carcinoma, but that it fortunately has not spread to other parts of his body. “This past couple of weeks has been difficult for me and because of the [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz hoping to land reality TV show

Victor Cruz is looking to get a long-term deal hammered out with the New York Giants, but that’s not the only contract talk the 26-year-old receiver currently has in the works. He is also hoping to land a reality television show. “It is going to be something that is very unique to me and very [...]
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss
CASH FLOWS

Cromartie blew $5M in two years?

New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie admitted in a recent interview that he blew through $5 million during his first two seasons in the NFL.

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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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