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Johnny Manziel says he is staying sober after girl shares photo of drugs

Johnny Manziel headed off to Cabo San Lucas on Tuesday, and it appears someone plans on doing drugs at the house where he is staying. However, the NFL free agent claims he will be completely sober for most — if not all — of the trip. As TMZ reports, a woman who is staying at the house Manziel rented shared a photo on Snapchat that showed a bunch of little baggies of what appears...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors interested in Stephen Jackson as assistant

Former NBA swingman Stephen Jackson is looking to make a comeback next season, and the Golden State Warriors are willing to give him an opportunity. However, the team may have a different role in mind than the one Jackson envisions for himself. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Warriors are interested in adding Jackson to their coaching staff, but the 38-year-old wants to play...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephanie McMahon: WWE ‘not supporting’ Lesnar’s UFC fight

WWE officials have agreed to allow Brock Lesnar to return to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200, but that does not mean they are pleased about it. In a recent interview with Lara O’Reilly of Business Insider, WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon, Vince’s daughter, was asked about Lesnar’s upcoming MMA fight. She referred to it as a “special case” and made it...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Ayesha Curry getting harassed on Twitter by horrible trolls

Whatever Ayesha Curry said wrong on Twitter about the NBA Finals being rigged shouldn’t result in the horrendous treatment she’s been receiving from trolls lately. Sure, we recognize that there are plenty of trolls on the internet, but what’s happening to Ayesha is a new level of bad. Every single tweet Ayesha has been sending over the past several days is receiving a flurry...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

The best Pat Summitt stories

Legendary coach Pat Summitt died Tuesday at the age of 64, leaving behind a fantastic legacy. One of the best coaches all time, and a coach synonymous with excellence and the sport of college basketball, Summitt was remembered fondly by many. Some of the stories shared on the day of her passing were so good we wanted to share them with you. Here are some of the best Pat Summitt...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard sets meetings with Celtics, Hawks

Dwight Howard could very well be headed to play for his fourth team in five years. The free agent center has set up free agent meetings with the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, according to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. The two report that Howard could meet with as many as five teams during the free agency process. Though Howard is only 30, he has played...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Candace Parker cries in interview thinking of Pat Summitt

Tuesday marked a difficult day for fans and supporters of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball program in the wake of Pat Summitt’s death. One such person was Candace Parker, a former Tennessee star who was a two-time Player of the Year in college. Parker scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the LA Sparks’ 89-84 win over the Dallas Wings Tuesday. After the game,...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Morrison gives great interview after last outing for Coastal Carolina

Mike Morrison put together one heck of an outing for Coastal Carolina in his final appearance ever for the Chants, and he was very sentimental about the experience. Morrison, a closer, was asked to make the start for Coastal Carolina in Game 2 of their WCWS final game against Arizona on Tuesday. He more than delivered. Morrison pitched 6.2 innings on a career-high 103 pitches and...
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June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade ready to listen to offers from other teams

Dwyane Wade has spent his entire career with the Miami Heat, but he apparently is ready to listen to offers from other teams in free agency. The Heat guard’s one-year, $20 million contract expired following the season. Initial talks with the Heat apparently haven’t been great, so ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports that Wade is ready to listen to offers from other teams. The question...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden corrects record on how he broke his elbow

Darren McFadden was mocked by some when it was revealed that he broke his elbow two weeks ago trying to catch his cellphone. At least that is the story that was reported, because McFadden now says that version of events isn’t accurate. McFadden spoke to young students at the Little Rock Air Force base last week and told Arkansas Online how he got hurt. From the article: McFadden...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons deserves max because he is ‘really good at basketball’

With NBA free agency set to get underway later this week, huge dollar amounts will be flying around and massive contracts will be agreed upon. Among those hoping to land a big deal is Chandler Parsons. Parsons held a player option for the upcoming season to spend his third season in Dallas with the Mavericks. However, Parsons opted out and turned his back on $16 million. The versatile...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kings, 76ers have interest in Dion Waiters

What Dion Waiters does over the next few weeks will be one of the more interesting storylines to follow in free agency. And it sounds like he will have some options. According to NBA reporter Michael Scotto, the Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers will have interest in Waiters: The Philadelphia 76ers and Sacramento Kings have interest in Oklahoma City Thunder restricted free...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott could approach 300 carries this season

It’s no secret that the Dallas Cowboys plan to run the ball a lot this season, so it’s no surprise that some are projecting perhaps 300 carries for rookie Ezekiel Elliott. Writing in a mailbag Tuesday, DallasCowboys.com’s David Helman said that it’s not a question whether Elliott will be the Cowboys' first string running back in the fall. Then he projected around 300 carries...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant wants to wear ripped pants till they are ‘done’

During Monday’s game between the Cubs and Reds, Kris Bryant put on a show for those at Great American Ballpark. Not surprisingly, the 24-year-old will try to keep the mojo from his historic performance going. Bryant launched three home runs in Chicago’s 11-8 victory over Cincinnati, becoming the youngest in franchise history to do so. Here’s video of all three. That in itself...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant wants to wear ripped till they are ‘done’

During Monday’s game between the Cubs and Reds, Kris Bryant put on a show for those at Great American Ballpark. Not surprisingly, the 24-year-old will try to keep the mojo from his historic performance going. Bryant launched three home runs in Chicago’s 11-8 victory over Cincinnati, becoming the youngest in franchise history to do so. Here’s video of all three. That in itself...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron, Wade, CP3, Melo are back with banana boat

The banana boat crew is back, this time with perhaps the greatest Snapchat filter of all time. Dwyane Wade shared a video on Snapchat Tuesday from his island vacation with fellow NBA stars LeBron James and Chris Paul. The group is on a boat, and there is an inflatable banana boat included, just like the hilarious one we saw last year. But it gets even better. Wade also used a...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets trying to trade Jarrett Jack before waiving him

The Brooklyn Nets are trying to trade Jarrett Jack before his buyout date comes up on Thursday. If they are unable to deal him, they are likely to waive him, according to a report. The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the news about Jack, who is recovering from a torn ACL suffered in January. The Nets apparently have some concerns about paying the $6.3 million for Jack next...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel shouts out Josh Gordon: ‘Just wait on this comeback’

Johnny Manziel hopped on a flight Tuesday and headed to Cabo San Lucas. He was spotted at the airport rocking the jersey of close friend and former teammate Josh Gordon, and Manziel gave Gordon a shoutout when he got to his hotel. Manziel posted a photo on Instagram and said he is going to keep Gordon’s jersey on for a week. He also said some stuff about a comeback, though it’s...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant reportedly dislikes free agency, could prefer long-term deal

Wherever Kevin Durant signs this summer, it seems like a foregone conclusion that he will be signing a two-year contract that gives him the ability to opt out after the first season. That does not, however, mean he will not be making a long-term commitment to the team that signs him. With the NBA salary cap set to increase dramatically after the 2016-2017 season, star players are...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks trying to get in on Kevin Durant sweepstakes

Kevin Durant appears to have narrowed his list of potential destinations down to a handful or so, but that is not going to stop teams like the Atlanta Hawks from trying to force their way into the fold. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Hawks have been working to convince Durant’s representatives to sit down for a meeting at some point after the official free agency period...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Buss thought Lakers would sign LeBron, Durant, more

The Los Angeles Lakers have been in shambles since the legendary Jerry Buss passed away, and his son Jim is to blame for a lot of that. If Jim Buss stopped being so delusional, the Lakers might have an easier time of moving forward. A lengthy feature from Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report provides an in-depth look at some of the recent failures of the once-dominant Lakers. According...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Wizards reportedly give up on Kevin Durant

The Washington Wizards realize they have no shot at signing Kevin Durant this summer, and they do not want to waste valuable time trying to convince the soon-to-be free agent to change his mind. J. Michael of CSNMidAtlantic.com reports that the Wizards are not even going to make a pitch for Durant. While it’s evident that the Wizards aren’t in Kevin Durant’s plans for free...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Trout trips after mocking Jose Altuve for doing same

Mike Trout was trying to leg out a triple against the Houston Astros on Monday night, but he tripped around second base and ended up having to retreat. In a way, the Los Angeles Angels star got what he deserved. Here’s the video: Over the weekend, Astros infielder Jose Altuve literally fell 90 feet short of hitting for the cycle when he lost his balance rounding second on a...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Buddy Ryan, father of Rex and Rob, dies at 82

Former NFL head coach and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, the father of twin brothers Rex and Rob Ryan, passed away on Tuesday at age 82. Ryan will forever be known as one of the best defensive minds the game of football has ever seen. He spent 35 seasons coaching in the NFL and was a defensive coach with the New York Jets when they won Super Bowl III in 1968. He later worked...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Day skipping Olympics due to Zika concerns

The Rio Olympics have lost yet another top competitor to Zika virus concerns, as Jason Day announced on Tuesday that he will not be taking part. Day, who is the top-ranked golfer in the world and was set to represent Australia, released a statement explaining that he does not want to put his family at risk. pic.twitter.com/UNmThs64re — Jason Day (@JDayGolf) June 28, 2016 ...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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