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Fans went nuts over JaVale McGee’s sphynx cat

One fun fact about JaVale McGee shared during the NBA Finals predictably caused a bit of a stir online.As McGee came in and began doing well for the Golden State Warriors during Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, ABC shared a graphic that contained some information about the Warriors center. One nugget from the graphic stood out more than the others — the fact that McGee owns...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam Silver on NBA age rule: ‘It’s not working for anyone’

Adam Silver wants to do something about the NBA’s age limit, because he does not believe the current system is working.Players must be at least 19 years of age in order to enter the draft. The has led to the one-and-done system, where talented high schoolers go to college for one season and leave to go pro before they’ve even completed an academic year.The NBA and NCAA don’t like...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Love goes viral for funny waddle in pregame warmups

Everybody prepares for games differently, and Kevin Love certainly is not an exception.Love went viral before Game 1 of the NBA Finals for warming up with an exercise band. Love had the band wrapped around his legs, making it look like he was waddling as he walked: Our man CJ Fogler nailed it with the perfect description. Yup, Love looked just like someone with their pants around...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee arrives for NBA Finals Game 1 wearing Shaq hat

JaVale McGee is using his first career NBA Finals appearance as an opportunity to flex on his No. 1 nemesis. The Golden State Warriors big man arrived to the arena for Thursday’s Game 1 wearing none other than a Shaq hat, per NBC Sports Bay Area. McGee and O’Neal had a longstanding feud dating back several years due to McGee’s constant inclusion in O’Neal’s “Shaqtin’ A Fool” segment...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes playing for the ‘We Believe’ Warriors in this year’s Finals

Matt Barnes is making it his personal mission to complete the lineage of the Golden State Warriors.Speaking with the media on the eve of NBA Finals Game 1, Barnes, who is on his second tour of duty in Golden State, shouted out the 2006-07 “We Believe” Warriors team that he was on during his first stint.“I’m not only playing for my family but playing for that ‘We Believe’ team too...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis shot down after flirting with Instagram model

Kristaps Porzingis has no shame in his game, on the court or off of it.The New York Knicks emerging youngster was shot down recently by Croatian Instagram model Ines Nikic after flirting on the social media app.Porzingis commented on a photo of Nikic by using a face with eyes for hearts emoji. A day later, Nikic responded by posting a photo of her kissing her boyfriend. She tagged...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Drew Brees praises Adrian Peterson: ‘He’s a stud’

Maybe it’s not time to dismiss Adrian Peterson just yet.New Orleans Saints star quarterback Drew Brees had high praise for new teammate Adrian Peterson when talking with reporters on Thursday. The QB called “All Day” a stud, saying the running back has “been impressive” during OTAs.“He is a stud,” Brees told reporters on Thursday regarding Peterson, via Pro Football Talk. “He looks...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Ravens CB Tavon Young suffers torn ACL

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young had to be helped off the field during Thursday’s OTAs after going down with a knee injury, and the injury is pretty severe.The team announced later on Thursday that Young tore his ACL, which will cause him to miss the 2017 season.Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said there wasn’t much contact on the play.“He bumped into a player. There wasn...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Alex Wood reportedly still dealing with sternum discomfort

Alex Wood might not be returning to the Dodgers rotation any time soon.Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports on Thursday that Wood has flown home for further examination by team doctors, having progressed more slowly than the Dodgers had hoped. Manager Dave Roberts also said that, while he isn’t concerned about structural damage to Wood’s shoulder, the left-hander continues...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Raiders take out newspaper ad supporting Warriors, Draymond Green

The Oakland Raiders appear to be trying to create some goodwill in the Bay Area before their imminent departure to Las Vegas. The football franchise took out an ad in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle supporting the Golden State Warriors ahead of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The Raiders and Warriors play right across from each other in Oakland, though that’s about to change. The Warriors...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason Day wears Cavaliers-colored shoes at Memorial

Jason Day’s shoes were all the rage at Memorial on Thursday in Dublin, Ohio.The Australian born golfer was wearing Cleveland Cavaliers-colored shoes at the tournament in advance of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Day may have been born in Australia, but his wife, Ellie, is from Columbus and a fan of the local teams, such as the Blue Jackets and Cavs. Day has become a fan of the teams as...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Lions RB Abdullah reveals foot injury was Lisfranc tear

Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah revealed on a recent podcast interview the nature of his foot injury from 2016.Abdullah missed nearly all of the 2016 NFL season after suffering a foot injury in Week 2 that resulted in him being placed on IR. We knew the injury was a tear, but the Lions had kept it quiet that Abdullah had a Lisfranc tear. Lisfranc injuries can be serious...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Ray Rice officially joins coaching staff at New Rochelle high school

Ray Rice appears to have found a new job as a football coach. The former Baltimore Ravens running back has joined the New Rochelle High School football staff as a running backs coach, according to News 12 Varsity’s Kevin Devaney Jr. New Rochelle is the high school Rice attended in New York as a prep before going to Rutgers for college. Rice was a star for the Ravens before his career...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks, Blazers discussing trades involving first-rounder, Moe Harkless

Phil Jackson apparently wants to buy what Neil Olshey is selling. ESPN’s Ian Begley reports on Thursday that the New York Knicks have spoken to the Portland Trail Blazers in recent days about a trade involving one of Portland’s three first-rounders (Nos. 15, 20, and 26 overall). Begley adds that Blazers forward Moe Harkless has been discussed in a potential deal as well. The Knicks...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers actively seeking trade offers for Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers may be trying to clear out some room in their backcourt ahead of the NBA Draft.The Huffington Post’s Jordan Schultz reports on Thursday that the Lakers are actively seeking trade offers for guard Jordan Clarkson. Clarkson, who will turn 25 later this month, appeared in all 82 games for the Lakers in 2016-17, averaging 14.7 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.6 assists...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Christine Michael signs with Colts

The Indianapolis Colts announced on Thursday that they have signed veteran running back Christine Michael.Michael spent the 2016 season with the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. He rushed 148 times for 583 yards and seven touchdowns in 15 total games with the two teams.After being drafted in the second round by the Seahawks 2013, Michael signed with the Dallas Cowboys in 2015...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Western Kentucky football players indicted in frat house attack

Six Western Kentucky football players and one former player have been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged attack at a fraternity house back in March.Quinton A. Baker, 19; Xavier D. Lane, 20; Tyler Obee, 18; and Cecil C. Stallings, 20, are facing the most serious charges, which include complicity to wanton endangerment, complicity to assault and criminal trespass. The four...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA star arrested after pulling fire alarm at apartment

Former NBA guard Ben Gordon was arrested in Los Angeles Thursday morning after he reportedly lost his temper when he could not get into his apartment building.According to TMZ, Gordon “went into meltdown mode” when he was locked out of the building and decided to pull multiple fire alarms. Both LAPD and L.A. City Fire responded to the scene and learned that there was no fire or real...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Jimmy Connors urges Tiger Woods to ‘get it together’

Just about everyone has an opinion about Tiger Woods in the wake of the golfer’s recent DUI arrest, and that includes tennis legend Jimmy Connors.On Wednesday, Connors sent a tweet saying he is rooting for Tiger and urging the 14-time major champion to “get it together.” Connors has struggled with gambling addiction, and he went into detail about it in a book he published several...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Moon: Seahawks suffering from two-year SB hangover

The Seattle Seahawks were one play away from winning their second Super Bowl a little over two years ago, and we all know how that turned out. Since then, they have not managed to advance past the divisional round of the playoffs.Warren Moon does not see that as a coincidence.Moon, a Hall of Famer who played two seasons in Seattle and is now the team’s radio color commentator, said...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Mets reportedly fire employee who flipped off fan as Mr. Met

The New York Mets wasted no time dealing with the incident on Wednesday in which their mascot made an inappropriate gesture toward a fan.Hours after the team issued a statement condemning the behavior of an employee who gave a fan the middle finger while wearing the Mr. Met costume, a Mets official confirmed that the employee has been terminated.A Mets official told The Associated...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Barkley defends Tiger in wake of DUI arrest

Charles Barkley and Tiger Woods were friends many years ago, but they stopped speaking to one another right around the time Tiger’s sex scandal erupted in 2009. However, that isn’t stopping Barkley from standing up for his former buddy.With speculation swirling that Woods may have a drug problem after he was arrested for driving while under the influence, Barkley told 97.5 The Fanatic...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Mets mascot jokes and memes hit Twitter

The New York Mets’ mascot flipping the bird to a fan during Wednesday’d game lit the Internet on fire. As you could have probably expected, the jokes and memes went flying afterwards.Here are some of the tweets shaming Mr. Met for his actions: But then the Mets sent a statement condemning the mascot’s actions. That led to a great meme. Sorry Mr. Met, but you brought this upon yourself.
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Durant willing to sign less than max contract with Warriors

Kevin Durant has no intention of leaving the Golden State Warriors if and when he captures his first NBA championship, and he is reportedly willing to take less money than he is entitled to in order to prove that.Sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Chris Haynes that Durant is open to signing less than a a maximum contract extension this offseason if it helps the Warriors retain...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

10 best pitching staffs in MLB

If you want to win the World Series, you almost definitely need a strong pitching staff. A good rotation can keep teams in the game even if their offense flounders, and a strong bullpen can close out leads and give teams the chance to come back if they’re trailing.With that in mind, here is a list of the ten best overall pitching staffs in Major League Baseball.10. Tampa Bay RaysThe...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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