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Josh Hamilton hits pinch-hit, walk-off double (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Josh Hamilton has gotten off to a fantastic start since returning to the Texas Rangers, and his most timely performance came in his only at-bat against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon. With Boston leading 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth, manager John Farrell decided to have...Read More
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Devon Still gets tattoo of Leah to mark anniversary of diagnosis

By Steve DelVecchio It’s been almost one year since Devon Still learned of his daughter Leah’s cancer. To mark the anniversary of her diagnosis, the Bengals defensive tackle got the above pictured tattoo on his back. Still shared the photo via his Instagram account along with the following caption: “In a couple of days it’s going to be a year since my daughter was diagnosed...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg once mocked Joakim Noah on Twitter

By Steve DelVecchio Fred Hoiberg is expected to be announced as the next coach of the Chicago Bulls in the near future, and he may have to have an awkward conversation - if he hasn’t already - with Joakim Noah at some point. On Sunday, The Score dug up an old tweet that Hoiberg sent in which he mocked Noah for his poor shooting form. Look away kids! pic.twitter.com/5TLECVJb7u...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Did this quadruple-bogey cost Dustin Johnson a win?

By Steve DelVecchio Dustin Johnson on Sunday entered the final round of the Byron Nelson Classic just two shots off the lead and in a five-way tie for second. He started his day with birdies on two of the first five holes before a total disaster on Hole 6. Johnson carded an incredibly rare quadruple-bogey after losing his first tee shot out of bounds to the right. His second ball...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper may skip Home Run Derby because of father’s injury

Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper may skip the 2015 Home Run Derby because his pitcher for the event is currently on the disabled list. That pitcher would be Harper’s father. Ron Harper, Bryce’s old man, pitched to his son in the 2013 Home Run Derby. Ron recently underwent rotator cuff surgery to repair an injury...Read More
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love expects to be with Cavs next season

By Steve DelVecchio Kevin Love underwent season-ending shoulder surgery earlier this offseason, but he insists he has not played his final game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Tuesday, Love told reporters that he fully expects to remain with the Cavs next season. The three-time NBA All-Star said he “truly” believes he will be ready for Game 1 of the 2015-2016 season. When...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel threw water bottle at fan who was harassing him

Johnny Manziel was reportedly involved in an incident with a fan at the Byron Nelson Classic on Saturday. Police in Irving, Texas confirmed to Mary Kay Cabot of Northeast Ohio Media Group that Manziel threw a water bottle at an 18-year-old fan who had been harassing him from just outside the pool area at the...Read More
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrew McCutchen makes young Pirates fans' day

By Larry Brown One of the best moments from MLB on Saturday did not happen during an actual game. No, this one occurred right after one finished. After Mark Melancon closed out a 5-2 win for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the San Diego Padres, center fielder Andrew McCutchen located some fans in the outfield seats and ran over to them. There were two young Pirates fans along with...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton hits longest home run in Citi Field history (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. During Saturday’s game between the Marlins and Mets, Giancarlo Stanton hit one of the longest home runs of the season and the longest in the short history of Citi Field. In the top of the ninth inning, the Marlins right fielder got hold of a pitch from Alex Torres...Read More
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Fred Hoiberg already has five-year deal with Bulls

By Larry Brown The Chicago Bulls finally got rid of Tom Thibodeau as their head coach last week, and it sounds like they already have his replacement. Actually, it sounds like they’ve had his replacement lined up for much longer. The New York Daily News’ Frank Isola reports that the Bulls had already discussed the parameters of a contract with Fred Hoiberg prior to officially...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minute Maid Park floods during game

By Gordon Dixon Parts of Texas have been dealing with torrential rain with several areas sustaining substantial flooding. Earlier in the week, Dell Diamond Stadium, located north of Austin, had the majority of its outfield flooded. On Saturday, Minute Maid Park in Houston began to take on water. During the game between the Astros and White Sox, fans and reporters posted photos...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Alvin Gentry hired as new Pelicans head coach

By Larry Brown Alvin Gentry has been hired by the New Orleans Pelicans as their new head coach, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein says the two sides agreed to terms on a contract Saturday. Gentry is currently serving as an associate head coach of the Golden State Warriors and will not join the Pelicans until after the NBA Finals end. Gentry, 60, is back in the head...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego State player steals home to seal win

By Steve DelVecchio San Diego State pulled off an upset in the College World Series on Friday night when first baseman Steven Pallares stole home plate to give the Aztecs a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth inning. They went on to defeat UC Santa Barbara — the No. 1 seed in the Lake Elsinore Regional and No. 13 overall seed in the tournament. It was an outright steal, with Pallares...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Thomas pitcher Ben Ancheff takes internet by storm

By Steve DelVecchio If you saw Ben Ancheff tossing batting practice for his buddies in a local park, you would probably burst out laughing. The St. Thomas University right-hander might be largest pitcher you will ever see. But he’s a college athlete, and you probably aren’t. Ancheff, a transfer from the University of Central Arkansas, is listed at 6-foot-2, 300 pounds on the...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns offense appears to be ‘moving on’ from Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns are changing their offensive approach for the upcoming season, and the new plan makes it seem like they are moving on from Johnny Manziel. Browns reporter Tony Grossi published an article Friday morning containing some of his observations from Cleveland’s OTAs. He notes that the offense is trying to switch to a...Read More
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Devon Still: Daughter has complications with transplant

By Larry Brown. Devon Still reached out on social media Friday night to ask for people to pray for his daughter Leah, who hit a complication from a stem cell transplant. Leah was diagnosed with cancer last year but has undergone treatments for it. The news looked positive in March when Still tweeted that a scan showed his daughter no longer had any active disease. A few months...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Andrew Bogut take a shot at Mark Jackson?

By Larry Brown Andrew Bogut took what many are interpreting as a shot at Mark Jackson when talking about Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. Kerr is a rookie coach who led the Dubs to the best record in the league and a spot in the NBA Finals. When talking about his head coach Friday, Bogut complimented Kerr in an interesting way. “Whenever you get a head coach who’s...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rivers denies report of problems with CP3 and Jordan

By Larry Brown Doc Rivers acknowledges that Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan have problems at times like any other teammates, but he denies that the two had a falling out. The Clippers head coach did an interview with The Beast 980 in Los Angeles Thursday and denied a report saying that his point guard and center do not get along. “I can put this to rest: They get along great,”...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady appeal to be heard June 23

Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension is scheduled to be heard on June 23, according to reports. The Boston Globe reported news of the date for the appeal hearing and says there still is no word yet on who will be the arbitrator in the case. The NFL announced that Roger Goodell would serve...Read More
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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