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LeBron James has great quote on stopping Steph Curry

LeBron James and Stephen Curry are getting set to square off in the NBA Finals beginning next week, and it’s a matchup all sports fans are looking forward to. James has won four MVP awards while Curry won the award this year. James is considered the best all-around player in the game, while Curry is...Read More
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Prince Shembo allegedly killed his girlfriend’s dog, talked about fleeing country

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo was arrested on animal cruelty charges for allegedly killing his girlfriend’s dog last month. Shembo is accused of kicking and killing his (now ex) girlfriend’s dog and has been charged with aggravated felony animal cruelty charges. Shembo’s ex-girlfriend told police that she went to visit Shembo, at his home. While...Read More
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMaurice Smith: NFL teams are blackballing Ray Rice

By Steve DelVecchio Can a running back who is 28 years old, missed an entire season of football and has a history with domestic violence be “blackballed” by NFL teams? NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith seems to think that is what is happening with former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. “This, unfortunately, is a league that has a history...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Thibodeau not interested in Pelicans, thinks Anthony Davis will leave

Several teams are reportedly interested in Tom Thibodeau in the wake of his firing from the Chicago Bulls. However, the interest may not be mutual. According to NBA reporter Peter Vecsey, Thibodeau does not want to coach the New Orleans Pelicans because he believes Anthony Davis will leave the team when his contract allows him...Read More
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls GM: No teams asked to talk with Tom Thibodeau

By Steve DelVecchio Tom Thibodeau may be difficult to work with, but the Chicago Bulls are doing a better job of turning him into a sympathetic figure than they are of validating themselves for firing a head coach that reached the postseason every year he was in charge. Before the Bulls fired Thibodeau on Thursday and blasted him on his way out the door, there were rumors that...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Australian paper runs "Bernie chokes on Kokk' as headline

By Steve DelVecchio Media juggernaut News Corp Australia announced this week that mX — a free newspaper that is handed out to public transportation commuters in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane — is shutting down production. The free publication decided to go out with a bang on Friday. Bernard Tomic was upset by fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the second round of the...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Tim Tebow is a quarterback

By Steve DelVecchio If Tim Tebow somehow makes the Philadelphia Eagles’ roster out of training camp, it will be as a quarterback and no other position. At least, that’s what Chip Kelly wants us to believe. “He’s a quarterback,” Kelly told reporters Thursday, per NFL.com’s Marc Sessler. “That’s how we’re looking at Timmy. We’re not looking at him at any other...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Several Bulls players threatened to boycott Thibodeau

By Steve DelVecchio Several members of the Chicago Bulls wanted Tom Thibodeau gone so badly that they threatened to not show up to the team facility if he wasn’t fired, according to a report. Dan Berstein of CBS Chicago reported on Thursday that “at least three” Bulls starters ripped Thibodeau in their end-of-season meetings with management and said they would avoid the...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dee Gordon thought Marlins’ manager hire was a joke

By Larry Brown Just like the rest of us, Dee Gordon thought it was a joke when he learned his Miami Marlins named its GM the new manager. Gordon told ESPN during an interview on Thursday that he thought teammate Giancarlo Stanton was joking when he told him about the new manager. “When I got word of it, I was surprised. [Giancarlo] Stanton actually called me and told me, and...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryant attends Cowboys OTAs despite not signing contract

By Larry Brown Dez Bryant showed his dedication to his team by attending Dallas Cowboys OTAs on Thursday despite not currently being under contract with the franchise. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Bryant attended the final day of team OTAs and participated in individual drills but not team or group drills. Bryant has not signed his franchise tag tender from the...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade would consider leaving Heat if they do not pay him what he wants

Can you picture Dwyane Wade in any uniform other than that of the Miami Heat? You might have to. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson reports that Wade and the Heat are far apart on what the shooting guard should make the next three seasons and that Wade would consider leaving if the team does not...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Barack Obama: No one can outshoot Stephen Curry

President Barack Obama is a busy man, but on Thursday he set aside some time to answer questions via his new Twitter account. The president responded to inquiries about climate change, student loans, and even managed to get some sports in there, specifically basketball. As a noted Bulls fan, there was little surprise Obama had...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside tired of answering why he does not work out with Hakeem Olajuwon

After bouncing around between the NBA’s D-League and professional leagues overseas, Hassan Whiteside found a home this season with the Heat. The 25-year-old showed he can be a defensive anchor, averaging 2.6 blocks per game to go along with 10 rebounds. While his ability as a defender is just what Miami needed in the paint,...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson goes on ridiculous Twitter rant about contracts

Adrian Peterson is clearly still unhappy with the Minnesota Vikings, and he took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration in a way that most agree was utterly ridiculous. Peterson went on a scattered rant about how NFL teams hold all of the power when it comes to contracts. His overall point seemed to...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard after losing playoff series: ‘I’m still a champion’

Dwight Howard is being ridiculed for calling himself a “champion” after losing to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. After his team was eliminated in five games, Howard was asked about his team exiting the playoffs earlier than they wanted. “No matter how the season ends, I’m still a...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen supports Tom Thibodeau firing

Former Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen weighed in on the team’s firing of head coach Tom Thibodeau via Twitter Thursday, and the Hall of Famer supported the move. In several tweets about the matter, Pippen, who is employed by the team as a special advisor, described the firing as a decision that was “best” for...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: John Wall, friends kicked off plane in Las Vegas

By Larry Brown John Wall and the members of his crew were kicked off a plane in Las Vegas this week after one of them threatened another passenger, according to a report. TMZ says Wall and his friends were on an American Airlines flight headed to D.C. Tuesday, but they were asked to leave the aircraft. Someone in Wall’s crew threatened another passenger before the flight took...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chipper Jones challenged military veteran to fight

By Steve DelVecchio Former Atlanta Braves slugger Chipper Jones is known to do some pretty dumb things on Twitter from time to time, and the argument he had with one of his followers early Thursday morning was no exception. Twitter user @thatgrayboy decided to call out Jones by claiming that Chipper snubbed him out of an autograph when he was 8 years old. Jones took the accusation...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

TUF weekly recap by NOS® Energy Drink

Sponsored by NOS® Energy Drink If there is one thing many of us can agree upon, it’s that episode 6 of season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” featured a disappointing fight. The Blackzilians entered the fight leading the competition in points 100-50. They had won four of the five fights, but American Top Team was...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls had security escort Thibodeau out of facility

By Steve DelVecchio If you thought the divorce between Tom Thibodeau and the Chicago Bulls was an amicable one, think again. In addition to blasting Thibodeau in a press release on Thursday that officially announced he had been fired, the Bulls apparently felt that he could not be trusted to collect his things and exit the team facility. They had security accompany him. Per...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall and Geno Smith are living together

By Steve DelVecchio Brandon Marshall and Geno Smith are so determined to build chemistry as teammates with the New York Jets that they have decided to move in together. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Marshall moved into Smith’s New Jersey home about a month ago. The two have a close relationship and got together in South Florida to work out shortly after the...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau fired by Bulls

The Chicago Bulls announced on Thursday that they have fired head coach Tom Thibodeau. In a statement released by the team, Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf alluded to a lack of trust between Thibodeau and the front office. “While the head of each department of the organization must be free to make final decisions regarding his...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey upset with Bethe Correia for suicide comments

By Steve DelVecchio Bethe Correia has been talking plenty of trash leading up to her UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight against Ronda Rousey. Earlier this week, she took things a bit too far. In an interview with Combate, Correia urged Rousey not to commit suicide after Bethe captures the title belt at UFC 190 in August. “I will give her a rematch if she doesn...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls players did not endorse Tom Thibodeau

By Steve DelVecchio Barring an unexpected turn of events, the Chicago Bulls will soon part ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau. It is well known throughout the league that Thibodeau and the team’s management do not get along, but what about the players? Thibodeau has taken the Bulls to the playoffs in each of his five seasons as coach, often having to do so without Derrick Rose...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers says he can’t eat right on NCAA food stipend

After former UConn guard Shabazz Napier complained about going to bed “starving” at night while college athletics bring in millions of dollars, the NCAA approved a proposal that expanded the meal allowance for all athletes who live on campus and gave them unlimited access to meals and snacks through their schools. For Michigan defensive back...Read More
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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