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Lakers reportedly will waive Metta World Peace via amnesty provision

The Los Angeles Lakers will waive Metta World Peace via the amnesty provision, Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register reports. According to Ding, the move will happen “barring some late change.” Ding also says the move will save the Lakers $30 million. World Peace, then known as Ron Artest, signed a five-year, $32.5 million [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Ice Cube goes off on Dwight Howard in profane rant (Video)

Dwight Howard’s departure from the Los Angeles Lakers has made him an enemy in the City of Angels. I’m sure he knew this was coming, but do you think Howard realized to what extent he’d be upsetting folks? If not, we have this video from Ice Cube to prove the point. The rapper/actor went off [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez wrote letter to Patriots addressing drug use concerns

On Monday, Robert Kraft broke the silence on behalf of the New England Patriots and finally addressed the murder charge of former tight end Aaron Hernandez. In speaking to reporters about how shocked he has been by the details surrounding the case, Kraft referred to a letter Hernandez sent the organization before they drafted him [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft on Aaron Hernandez: ‘If this stuff is true, I’ve been duped’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft publicly acknowledged the arrest and murder charge of Aaron Hernandez on Monday. He admitted that the Patriots made a “mistake” in drafting Hernandez but insisted the organization had no idea they could eventually face this type of situation. “If this stuff is true, then I’ve been duped and our [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan hit up the Running of the Bulls in Spain

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has to have some serious you-know-whats to stand in front of the New York media with the way his team has played over the past couple seasons. How does he prepare himself for something like that? I guess running with the bulls is a decent place to start. [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins’ ex-fiancee Carolyn Moos: The media seems to be a higher priority

Jason Collins became the first active professional athlete in the four major American sports to reveal he is gay just over two months ago, and for the most part we have already stopped talking about it. If you ask me, that is a good thing. The idea is to look at a gay NBA player [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

EA Sports: Aaron Hernandez being removed from video games

Aaron Hernandez has not yet been convicted of any crime, but that hasn’t stopped endorsers and other companies from cutting ties with him. The latest to scrub Hernandez from existence is video game juggernaut EA Sports. On Monday, an EA Sports spokesperson told CBSSports.com that the former New England Patriots tight end is being removed [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace had no idea Dwight Howard signed with Rockets (Video)

Dwight Howard announced he is signing with the Houston Rockets on Friday. Within minutes of his official decision, you would think anyone who has anything to do with the NBA would have known about it. Either Metta World Peace is just messing with people again, or it took him more than a day to hear the news. [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss
BETTER OFF DEAD

Fan zings Cleveland Browns in his obituary

The Cleveland Browns have not won a playoff game since 1994, and like many other fans Scott E. Entsminger grew tired of their annual failures. Entsminger, a lifelong Browns fan and season ticket holder, passed away at his Ohio home on July 4 at the age of 55. But not before taking one final parting [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks reportedly interested in Andrew Bynum

If Andrew Bynum signs with a team other than the Philadelphia 76ers this offseason, his stat sheet from his time in Philly will be completely blank. The Sixers gave up a great deal to pry Bynum away from the Los Angeles Lakers last year, but injuries prevented him from appearing in a single game. Should [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins LB Dannell Ellerbe: Losing Aaron Hernandez will ‘really hurt’ Patriots

The word “vulnerable” is one that has been associated with the New England Patriots at various points throughout the offseason. Since March, the Pats have lost Wes Welker to the Broncos, lost Aaron Hernandez to a murder charge, released Brandon Lloyd, and seen Rob Gronkowski undergo his fifth surgery since last year. Add the departure [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

ACLU likens Aaron Hernandez’s situation in jail to ‘torture’

There are very few people who feel sorry for Aaron Hernandez as evidence continues to pile up against the former New England Patriots tight end. The American Civil Liberties Union is apparently an exception. Hernandez has been kept in solitary confinement at the Bristol County House of Corrections since he was arrested over a week [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss
YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN

Report: Lakers reach out to Odom

With Dwight Howard off to the Rockets, the Lakers reportedly have expressed interest in and have reached out to veteran Lamar Odom.

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July 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Seahawks, replacement ref Lance Easley get together for charity softball game

Lance Easley became a household name in a matter of seconds last September. For those who don’t remember, Easley was the NFL replacement referee who made one of the most controversial calls in sports history and gave the Seattle Seahawks a win over the Green Bay Packers on national television. Over the weekend, Easley got [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant engaged to WNBA player Monica Wright

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant took a major step in his personal life over the weekend, but it may wind up helping his career as well. We have grown accustomed to seeing professional athletes marry actresses and supermodels over the years, but Durant decided to stick within the basketball community and put a ring [...]
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July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ Burnett victim of exploding rosin bag prank again (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. AJ Burnett returned from the disabled list to start for Pittsburgh on Sunday, and his Pirates teammates welcomed him back with a familiar prank. Burnett went to the rosin bag after walking Chicago Cubs catcher Welington Castillo in the fourth, and the bag opened up on him. Burnett threw [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III makes ‘Pop Rocks and Tootsie Pops’ music video

Robert Griffin III got married to college girlfriend Rebecca Liddicoat on Saturday night in Denver, and he decided to celebrate by sharing a hilarious music video on his Facebook page. Griffin posted the music video seen above to his Facebook page on Sunday, saying “Check out the first official video release of Mr. and Mrs. [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Gonzalez wants Yasiel Puig to win NL All-Star fan vote

The Los Angeles Dodgers have one player on the NL All-Star team, and they have the possibility of getting a second player added to the squad. Both first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and outfielder Yasiel Puig are among the five finalists for the final spot. The other finalists in the fan vote are Washington Nationals shortstop [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Machado goes Brooks Robinson on play in the field (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Manny Machado continues to impress for the Baltimore Orioles, and this time the 21-year-old showed his talent with a brilliant play in the field. New York Yankees third baseman Luis Cruz hit a grounder down the third base line in the sixth inning of Sunday’s game that should have [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder successfully pull off double steal (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. You might have to wipe your eyes to actually believe what you see. Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, two of the most imposing hitters in baseball, actually pulled off a double steal during the Detroit Tigers’ 9-6 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Sure, they got some help [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Shaq rips Dwight Howard and Houston in same diss

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Dwight Howard may no longer be with the Los Angeles Lakers, but Shaq still loves to rip on him. Speaking at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Shaq leveled Howard with some criticism for leaving the Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. “It was expected,” [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva knocked out by Chris Weidman while clowning around

Anderson Silva was stunningly knocked out by challenger Chris Weidman during their middleight championship fight at UFC 162 in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Silva is a big showman who often dances in the octagon and flaunts his superior fighting skills. The display backfired on him as Weidman caught him with multiple punches while his [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin sends ‘steers and queers’ tweet about Texas, says he was hacked

Tyler Seguin has had a week to forget. First he gets traded from the Boston Bruins to the Dallas Stars on July 4, supposedly because the Bruins thought he was too much of a party animal. Then his parents have to comment on whether or not he’s too much of a partier. Then he supposedly [...]
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III-Rebecca Liddicoat wedding pictures

Robert Griffin III got married to his college girlfriend, Rebecca Liddicoat, in Denver on Saturday night. The wedding became big news among Washington Redskins fans, who went pretty crazy buying gifts for DC’s favorite athlete and his bride. The fans hit up the wedding registries and sent the stud quarterback multiple gifts. RG3 and his [...]
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will wear a Miami Dolphins hat whether the fans like it or not

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was seen partying on July 4 wearing a Miami Dolphins hat. Naturally, Kaepernick wearing an opposing team’s hat led to scrutiny and complaints from fans. Though most players would apologize and beg the fans for forgiveness, Kaep took a different approach. The quarterback responded to the backlash with an [...]
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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