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Thunder GM: Kevin Durant departure has made Russell Westbrook better

Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti thinks Russell Westbrook is getting better, and his new role as the undisputed leader of the franchise is a reason why. After Westbrook broke the single-season record for triple-doubles, Presti noted that, in his mind, his star guard is still getting better, with the circumstances of Kevin Durant’s departure being a catalyst for it...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Caron Butler: Romo 'easily' could have played pro basketball

Tony Romo actually had options when it came to his professional career, and someone who knows a thing or two about playing in the NBA thinks Romo could have succeeded there.Caron Butler, who spent 14 seasons in the NBA and played high school basketball in Wisconsin at the same time as Romo, thinks the quarterback definitely had the skills to play professionally.“Believe it or not...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-MLBer Otis Nixon found after being reported missing

Otis Nixon was reported missing on Saturday, but police said Monday that the former MLB outfielder has been located.Most importantly, Nixon is said to be “safe.” Nixon, who spent 17 seasons in Major League Baseball playing for nine different teams, was reported missing by his girlfriend after he did not show up for a scheduled tee time on Saturday. It’s unclear why no one was able...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lynch has expressed interest in joining Patriots

All indications have been that Marshawn Lynch would only come out of retirement if he has an opportunity to play for the Oakland Raiders, but one report claims another team has entered the mix. And it’s not the Seattle Seahawks.Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald was told that Lynch has “privately expressed interest” in joining the New England Patriots if things don’t work out with the...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: NFL players will be fined over arm wrestling event

Several NFL players participated in an arm wrestling competition at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas over the weekend, and they will reportedly be fined over it.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the active NFL players who took part in the event violated the league’s gambling policy. The Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship is said to have featured more than 30 current NFL players...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy blasts Kiko Alonso over Instagram photo

If Kiko Alonso wants to share photos on social media showing nice plays he has made during his NFL career, LeSean McCoy would rather be left out of it.On Sunday, Alonso posted a photo that appears to show the linebacker after he just hit McCoy and sent the Buffalo Bills running back flipping through the air. McCoy, whose Instagram handle is @shadymccoy, took exception to the photo...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Leonard Fournette ‘in play’ for Browns at No. 1 overall

With rare exceptions like Ezekiel Elliott, running backs are typically no longer valued as important enough players to draft early in the first round. Could Leonard Fournette make it two consecutive seasons of breaking that trend?According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Fournette is widely considered to be the best back in a draft class that could see three or four tailbacks...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler more likely to end up with Saints than remain with Pats?

Talks between the New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints surrounding star cornerback Malcolm Butler appear to have cooled considerably, but that does not mean they won’t pick up again closer to the NFL Draft.One reporter, Albert Breer of The MMQB, expects them to. In an appearance on CSN New England over the weekend, Breer was asked where things stand between Butler and the...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

James Harden says ‘winning’ is most important in MVP race

Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 42nd triple-double in Sunday’s win over the Denver Nuggets, and the Oklahoma City Thunder star likely has a slight lead over James Harden in the MVP race because of it. Does Harden think that’s fair?Harden, who recorded his own 21st triple-double in a win over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, was asked by a reporter if he believes wins...
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April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Athletes react to Russell Westbrook breaking triple double record

Russell Westbrook’s unbelievable season continued on Sunday with a performance that earned him a place in the NBA record book. Coming into the game against the Nuggets, Westbrook had amassed 41 triple-doubles this season, tying the mark set by the legendary Oscar Robertson. Westbrook now stands alone atop the list. With a 50-point, 16 rebound, 10 assist effort, the Thunder guard...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving after Cavs’ loss to Hawks: ‘How much is the fine for talking about the refs?’

Sunday’s demoralizing overtime loss to the Atlanta Hawks was an exercise in self-control for the Cleveland Cavaliers, especially All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.After the Cavs blew a 26-point fourth quarter lead to lose to the Hawks for the second time in three nights, Irving considered sounding off on the officiating before ultimately deciding that the fine wasn’t worth it, per FOX...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Golfers react on Twitter to Sergio Garcia’s Masters win

Sergio Garcia finally broke through on Sunday with his first career major win, and he received plenty of congratulations and support from his fellow golfers.Many of the world’s top golfers — including some who finished towards the top of the leaderboard at the Masters — sent their congratulations to Garcia. There was a theme to the tweets too; many said that Garcia “deserved” the...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Sergio Garcia received inspirational text from idol Jose Maria Olazabal

Sergio Garcia on Sunday joined Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal as the only three Spanish golfers to ever win a Masters. For Garcia, that was a huge deal as he considered both men his idols.Speaking from Butler Cabin after winning the Masters — his first career major — Garcia said  that he received an inspirational text from Olazabal prior to the tournament.“To join [Ballesteros...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Blazers send great tweets about Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook went for 50 points on Sunday and hit a long buzzer-beater to give the Oklahoma City Thunder a win, but he didn’t just please his own fans with the shot and performance.One of the consequences of the Thunder’s victory was that the Denver Nuggets were eliminated from the playoff race. Denver dropped to 38-42, two games behind the 40-40 Portland Trail Blazers, who...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook knocks Nuggets out of playoff contention with buzzer-beater

Russell Westbrook wanted to make sure nobody slighted him in the MVP race, so he came out on Sunday and went for another 50-point triple-double, capping it off with a 3-pointer from deep at the buzzer to beat the Denver Nuggets.The Thunder were down 105-103 in Denver with 2.9 seconds left. Westbrook got the ball well beyond the 3-point line and shot it as time was about to expire...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Steph Curry shoes again mocked on social media

Under Armour released a special edition Stephen Curry shoe and, once again, they were heavily mocked on social media.In honor of South Carolina reaching the Final Four of this year’s NCAA Tournament, Under Armour released an “oxblood leather” version of the Curry 3 Lux shoes. As was the case last year when jokes flew about another Curry shoe from Under Armour, the same thing happened...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Grayson Allen dons ‘Don’t Trip’ hat

Duke guard Grayson Allen is making light of his tripping habits. Allen was apparently spotted out wearing a hat with a rather interesting slogan on the side: “Don’t trip.” Allen, of course, has become rather notorious for a series of tripping incidents during games. His most prominent one came last season and carried severe repercussions. He at least managed to behave himself over...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots seeking ways to configure stadium to hang fifth Super Bowl banner

When the New England Patriots opened Gillette Stadium in 2002, they left space for four Super Bowl banners, not expecting to need any more than that.Now that Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and co. have won their fifth in 15 years, the team is trying to figure out where to put the new marker. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, the Patriots are currently contemplating ways to accommodate...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow hits second minor league home run (Video)

Tim Tebow was at it again on Sunday. On Thursday, in his first career minor league at-bat, Tim Tebow hit a two-run home run. If you didn’t see it, you can take a look here. On Sunday, he did it again. This time, it was a three-run shot to right field. Here’s the video proof. Plenty of mocked Tebow for taking a shot at professional baseball, but he hasn’t exactly fallen flat on his...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Malone worried about winning, not Westbrook's milestone

Russell Westbrook is on the verge of breaking the all-time single-season record for triple-doubles, but Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone isn’t changing his gameplan.Before the Nuggets played Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, Malone emphasized that getting the win was their top priority.“I want to win. That’s the most important thing for me,” said Malone, per Tim MacMahon...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Sergio Garcia, girlfriend Angela Akins getting married in July

Sergio Garcia entered Sunday as the leader at the 2017 Masters, and the Spaniard was looking to give himself an early wedding gift. Garcia and his girlfriend, Angela Akins, announced back in January that they are engaged. Accoridng to The Sun, the couple will be getting married shortly after the Open Championship in July. “We’re both very excited about the future, what the future...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Josh Donaldson once again dealing with calf injury

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is once again struggling to shake off a calf injury. Donaldson, who battled a right calf problem throughout spring training, left Sunday’s game with an aggravation of the injury after trying to beat out a ground ball. Given the importance of Donaldson to the Blue Jays, this is a big blow if he’s out for a week or two. They’ve had to...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

NFL investigating player participation in Las Vegas arm wrestling tournament

The NFL is investigating an arm wrestling event that took place at a Las Vegas casino featuring numerous current and former players. The Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship, held April 5-9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, featured over 30 players with NFL ties. Current players are prohibited from making promotional appearances at casinos or gambling venues, and could face fines...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz open to playing for Knicks, thinks he can succeed in triangle offense

Star freshman guard Markelle Fultz is doing his best to keep an open mind ahead of the NBA draft next June. Fultz, who was sitting courtside at Madison Square Garden for the New York Knicks’ 110-97 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, said he would welcome the opportunity to be a Knick and thinks he could succeed in the triangle offense, per Ian Begley of ESPN. While this may merely...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Evan Turner has strong opinion on white condiments

Condiments, as you may know, are surprisingly controversial, especially online. Portland Trail Blazers forward Evan Turner has some pretty strong ones, particularly relating to white condiments. That’s a new level of disgust. It’s one thing if you’re not a mayo fan. It’s something else entirely if you refuse to even look at it out o a lack of trust. Of course, Turner may just be...
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April 09, 2017  |  Discuss
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