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Jay-Z: I’m a problem for sports agents

Jay-Z entered the sports agency business recently and has already had a big impact on the industry. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports partnered with Creative Arts Agency and already stole client Robinson Cano from Scott Boras, signed Kevin Durant, Skylar Diggins, and NFL players Victor Cruz and Geno Smith. Jay-Z even recently boasted about taking Cano [...]
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Henderson reportedly in possession of cocaine, marijuana

Marshall Henderson reportedly was in possession of cocaine and marijuana when he was pulled over by police in May, which could have led to his suspension by the Ole Miss basketball team. Ole Miss announced on Wednesday that Henderson was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. According to a report, Henderson’s violation was [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
HEART OF THE MATTER

Rousey talks female athletes' breasts

Ronda Rousey, who has posed nude for a magazine, talked about how breasts can be an obstacle for female athletes in competition.

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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
SMOKING MAD

Jim Leyland ejected in bench-clearing brawl

Your browser does not support iframes. Jim Leyland was ejected after going pretty nuts on the umpires during a bench-clearing brawl between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox on Thursday at Comerica Park. The issues between the teams began in the bottom of the fifth when Sox pitcher Chris Sale threw at Prince Fielder [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to sign with Brooklyn Nets for mini mid-level exception

The Brooklyn Nets already beefed up their roster by making a big trade with the Boston Celtics, and they are not done making moves. According to NBA reporter Peter Vecsey, the Nets have agreed to sign Andrei Kirilenko for the mini mid-level exception, which is $3.1 million. The Nets are getting a darn good defensive [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski like broken record: ‘I got no reaction’ (Video)

Rob Gronkowski appeared with his brothers at a Boston bookstore on Thursday to promote their new book “Growing Up Gronk.” Part of the promotion meant there would be some media members in attendance, so naturally the inquisitive reporters wanted to ask Gronk about much more than his book. But Gronk knows per New England Patriots [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl ring, LSU rings seized in arrests

A Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl ring and several LSU football rings were seized as part of a recent drug bust at a home in Baton Rouge, La., WBRZ reports. According to WBRZ, police arrested three men on theft and drug possession charges late Wednesday. Investigators were searching the home as part of a homicide investigation [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s interpreter got in trouble trying to get him woman’s phone number

Yasiel Puig has captivated baseball since making his major league debut on June 3. He went 2-for-4 in his debut and threw out a runner to end the game, clubbed two home runs the next game, and had four home runs and 10 RBIs in his first five games with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Though [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Fred Smoot: Nobody likes Emmitt Smith

Fred Smoot spent seven of his nine years as an NFL pro with the Washington Redskins, so his hatred for the Dallas Cowboys comes naturally. The teams in the NFC East tend to dislike one another more than teams in other divisions, but what is Smoot’s beef with Emmitt Smith? During a recent podcast with [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman made his friends a lot of money with upset win

Chris Weidman pocketed $98,000 for his upset win over Anderson Silva at UFC 162 last weekend, and it sounds like he wasn’t the only member of his circle to profit from the victory. Weidman was slightly more than a 2:1 underdog against Silva (+220), who was nearly a 1:3 favorite (-280) entering their middleweight title [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ivan Lendl: Andy Murray has Novak Djokovic ‘under pressure’

Andy Murray has quickly gone from being a player who couldn’t win the big one to being possibly the top player in the world. In many ways, his career is following LeBron James’, which is exactly who he compared himself to before he won the gold medal at the Olympics, the US Open, and Wimbledon. [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Marshall Henderson responds to Erin Andrews’ criticism on Twitter

There are few players in college or professional athletics that people love to hate more than Marshall Henderson. On Tuesday, Henderson was suspended indefinitely by Ole Miss for reportedly failing a drug test. Those of us who know some of the details of his checkered past were hardly surprised. After the news broke, several people [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
THAT SUCKS

Red Bulls to pay fans to stop chants?

The New York Red Bulls have reportedly told three fan groups that the team will give them $500 each for every home game they go without chanting "You suck, a-hole."

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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow reportedly unlikely to make New England Patriots roster

Remember when the New England Patriots signed Tim Tebow and it was all everyone wanted to talk about? Thanks to Aaron Hernandez and an ongoing murder investigation, the buzz surrounding that move has essentially gone silent. Throw Alfonzo Dennard’s DUI arrest into the mix and — forgive me for saying it — Tebow is somewhat of [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez accuser Carlos Ortiz admitted to using drugs and alcohol daily

Aaron Hernandez and his attorneys have a lot of work to do if they plan to somehow attempt to prove he is innocent. The evidence piling up against Hernandez looks quite incriminating, with much of it stemming from information his friend Carlos Ortiz gave to authorities. However, defense attorneys will surely look to prove that [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State player gets ACC championship ring that says SEC

Florida State beat Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship Game last year to win their first conference title in seven years, and the Seminoles have every right to be proud. Defeating the Yellow Jackets in a conference championship game isn’t exactly a cake walk, but it’s not winning the SEC title, either. One FSU player [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy rips MLB Network’s Mitch Williams after ridiculous comment

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy fell victim to one of the most frightening moments of the season last year when he took a line drive to the head while pitching for the Oakland A’s. The injury required brain surgery and left McCarthy with this gnarly scar, but fortunately he has been able to resume his [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Montero: Yasiel Puig is creating a bad reputation around the league

Yasiel Puig has been in the majors with the Los Angeles Dodgers for just over a month, but he is already making enemies. On Tuesday night, Puig ran through a stop sign from his third base coach and tried to truck Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero to score a run. Puig is a star in [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James tries his hand at rapping (Audio)

Is LeBron James already bored after winning two championships with the Miami Heat? July is a slow month for NBA players, so I guess now is as good a time as ever to dip your toes into the rap game. LeBron did just that earlier this week, and he posted a couple of audio clips [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay-Z reportedly wants to sign Yasiel Puig

Jay-Z is building an empire with his new sports agency, and he is doing so by targeting some of the most marketable young superstars from across the country. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been the most exciting player in baseball over the past month, so it only makes sense that Roc Nation Sports [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard arrested on suspicion of DUI

Bill Belichick looks like he is slowly losing control of the New England Patriots locker room, and by the time he gets it back the team may not be a contender. As if the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation wasn’t enough of a distraction, starting cornerback Alfonzo Dennard has now been arrested on suspicion of driving [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard reportedly wanted Lakers to move past the Kobe Bryant era

There have already been a number of theories floated around about why Dwight Howard chose not to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, but this is one of the most interesting. We have heard that Howard felt Mike D’Antoni did not give him enough of a voice within the locker room, but did the power [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies fan hit in head by Anthony Rendon home run (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The first run scored in the Washington Nationals’ 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday did damage to more than just the Phillies. A fan sitting in left field was actually hit in the head by second baseman Anthony Rendon’s solo home run in the fifth. You can [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom reportedly flipped on paparazzi over cheating questions

Lamar Odom flipped out on a few paparazzi members in Hollywood on Wednesday, and it sounds like he was set off when asked about his alleged cheating. Star Magazine reported on Wednesday that Odom has been cheating on wife Khloe Kardashian since at least January 2012. They say Khloe kicked him out of their house [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: I won’t take a pay cut on next contract

Kobe Bryant believes he is one of the top players in the NBA, so he’s not about to give the Los Angeles Lakers a discount on his services, even if a pay cut would help the team. At least, that’s what he said on Wednesday. Bryant was asked by Lakers Nation’s Serena Winters about the [...]
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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