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WATCH: Joe Girardi covers home plate with dirt after ejection

After being ejected, Joe Girardi got his moneys worth prior leaving the field and heading back to the clubhouse.During the fifth of Saturday’s game, with the Yankees trailing 9-4, Girardi was ejected after a heated discussion with home plate umpire Scott Barry. Girardi then went over to home plate and proceeded to cover it with dirt. Take a look for yourself. To add to an already...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Trevor Ariza’s home reportedly burglarized of at least $50,000 in jewelry

Trevor Ariza is the latest athlete or former athlete to be victimized by a home burglary in the Los Angeles area lately.According to TMZ Sports, Ariza contacted police Wednesday after noticing signs of a break-in at his home in the San Fernando Valley. He was robbed of at least $50,000 in jewelry according to the report.In addition to Ariza, who plays for the Houston Rockets, former...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Finals ticket prices plummet after Isaiah Thomas ruled out

The white flag has all but been raised in the Eastern Conference Finals series between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers.ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports on Saturday that ticket prices for Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland are plummeting with orders virtually on halt from Boston fans and Cavs fans saving up for the NBA Finals instead. The news comes in the wake of Celtics All-Star...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian reportedly setting aside money for wedding with Tristan Thompson

There continues to be stories about how eager Khloe Kardashian is to marry boyfriend Tristan Thompson.The latest report from Radar Online says Kardashian has set aside a half-million dollars for a possible wedding and honeymoon with Thompson. Additionally, she reportedly has been showing commitment to Thompson buy buying him jewelry and luxury trips.Kardashian has been dating the...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Al Horford’s sister crushed on Twitter for saying LeBron James hand-picked his team

The Boston Celtics took a 44-point L to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night that was probably only rivaled in magnitude by the L that Anna Horford, the sister of Celtics big man Al Horford, took on Twitter afterwards.As the Game 2 Eastern Conference Finals showdown began to get seriously out of hand, Horford tweeted that the blowout was the result of Cavs forward LeBron James...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge praises Isaiah Thomas’ ‘legendary season’

Isaiah Thomas’ season is over for the Boston Celtics, but it has not been forgotten.After the Celtics announced that Thomas was out for the rest of the postseason because of his hip injury, team GM Danny Ainge sent this tweet: That’s a good way to describe what Thomas did for Boston.Thomas averaged a career-high 28.9 points per game during the regular season. His 46.3 shooting percentage...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas ruled out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Isaiah Thomas has been ruled out for the remainder of the postseason because of his hip injury, the Boston Celtics announced Saturday.Thomas re-aggravated his hip injury during the Game 2 blowout loss on Friday night. It’s the same hip injury he had in March that led him to miss two games.“Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred,” said Celtics Chief...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Falcons GM ‘confident’ Devonta Freeman extension will get done

Devonta Freeman has affirmed himself as one of the NFL’s marquee running backs, and it sounds like his Atlanta Falcons are ready to pay him as such.Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff appeared on SiriusXM Radio’s “Schein on Sports” on Friday and spoke optimistically about extension talks with the two-time Pro Bowler.“Like I’ve said before, we want him here and he’s a very important...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Danny Green has funny reaction to Kawhi Leonard sitting Game 3

Danny Green isn’t about to let the continued absence of his All-Star teammate dampen his spirits. Speaking with the media before Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs guard had this funny reaction to the news that Kawhi Leonard would once again be sitting out with his left ankle injury, per Cayleigh Griffin of FOX Sports Southwest. Without Leonard...
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Richard Jefferson hits back at Bradley Beal for saying Cavs didn’t want to play Wizards

Richard Jefferson is putting these young bloods in place.Earlier this week, Bradley Beal, whose Washington Wizards dropped their Round 2 playoff series against the Boston Celtics in seven games, did some chirping at Jefferson’s Cleveland Cavaliers, who are now playing the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals.“Cleveland didn’t want to see us,” Beal said to CSN Mid-Atlantic’s Chris...
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Dallas Keuchel placed on DL for first time in career

Dallas Keuchel has been placed on the disabled list for the first time in his career, though he’s not expected to miss much time.Keuchel spoke with the media on Saturday and said that he woke up with a sore neck after his Tuesday start. Keuchel said he could probably start if he had to. He said he’s aiming to make his start next Saturday.Keuchel has been stellar for the Astros this...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Zaza Pachulia out for Game 3; Andre Iguodala probable

Perhaps as some measure of Karma for the San Antonio Spurs, Zaza Pachulia will not play in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday because of a heel injury. Andre Iguodala may be back in action though. Pachulia has a sore right heel and will be out for the game, so center JaVale McGee is expected to start in his place. Iguodala has been out with soreness in his knee...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard ‘not thrilled’ about being held out of Game 3

The San Antonio Spurs will once again be without MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard in the Western Conference Finals and Gregg Popovich says his star is not happy about it.Pop made the decision to hold Leonard out of the game as a precaution because of the forward’s ankle, which was injured in Game 1. The Spurs were crushed by Golden State in Game 2 of the series. That was after they held...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter unable to leave Romania due to cancellation of passport

Enes Kanter has been unable to leave Romania due to issues with his passport.On Saturday morning, the Thunder forward posted a video to his Twitter account in which he said his passport has been cancelled by the Turkish embassy. The reason Kanter gave is his political views. Take a look at the video below. Kanter has been very outspoken on politics in his native country of Turkey...
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May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown gets meme treatment after talking big before Game 2 blowout

It certainly didn’t take long for Jaylen Brown to get his slice of humble pie. Prior to Friday’s Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and his Boston Celtics, the rookie forward made some remarks about how he wasn’t intimidated by LeBron James (see here). Unfortunately for Brown, the Celtics went on to get thoroughly dismantled by James and the...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

JR Smith taunts Celtics fans during Game 2 blowout

J.R. Smith sure knows how to kick a fanbase when they’re down.In the third quarter of Friday’s Eastern Conference Finals Game 2, an affair that the Cleveland Cavaliers led by 40-plus points for the majority of before finally winning by 44, Smith appeared to taunt the local Boston Celtics fans with a broom gesture to signify an impending series sweep. Such disrespect, and the backpedal...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

10 NFL players ready to make the leap in 2017

Every season, a handful of NFL players who hadn’t quite lived up to their billing suddenly find their way and explode onto the scene. Some players also come from absolutely nowhere to astound — Victor Cruz in 2011 immediately comes to mind as an example. Others may follow a pattern of steady improvement until they reach their apex.It’s hard to predict exactly which unknown players...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas exits Game 3 at halftime with right hip strain

Things have quickly gone from bad to worse for the Boston Celtics in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. At halftime of Friday’s Game 2, the Celtics announced that All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas had a right hip strain and would not play in the second half. Thomas missed all six of his field goal attempts in the first half, finishing with just two...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Cavs crushing Celtics in record first half

The Cleveland Cavaliers clearly were not satisfied with their 13-point easy win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics. They decided to come out with even more focus in Game 2.The Cavs came out blazing in the first half of Game 2, shooting 59.1 percent from the field while holding Boston to 26.8 percent. Cleveland was up by 40 points with a few minutes...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says he was told by Lakers to stay away from Kareem

Dwight Howard isn’t too happy about being bad-mouthed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and has defended himself.On Thursday, Lakers Nation’s Ryan Ward posted a quote on Instagram that came from an interview he did with Kareem. The quote showed Abdul-Jabbar being critical of Howard’s work ethic. Here’s the full quote.“Well, Dwight Howard didn’t want to do any work,” Kareem told Lakers Nation...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Jaylen Brown on LeBron James: ‘I look at him as just a regular guy’

Jaylen Brown isn’t going to let The King rook him. Prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday, the Boston Celtics rookie was asked about the challenge of defending LeBron James. “I mean LeBron’s a good player, but I look at him as just a regular guy to me,” said Brown, according to CSN New England. “I’ve gotta come out and compete just like he has to come out and...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

MRI on Albert Pujols’ hamstring comes back clean

The Los Angeles Angels got some good news on the status of Albert Pujols.Pujols felt his hamstring get tight on him when he tried stretching a hit into a double on Wednesday. He was not in the lineup for Friday’s game and underwent an MRI on his hamstring, which he said came back clean.According to the OC Register’s Jeff Fletcher, Pujols called himself day-to-day and said he would...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala, Zaza Pachulia both questionable for Game 3

Two of Golden State’s players are listed as questionable entering Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.Andre Iguodala is questionable for the game with left knee soreness, while Zaza Pachulia, who has a heel injury, is also questionable. Both players underwent MRIs during the week that confirmed no structural damage.The Bay Area News Group’s Anthony Slater believes Iguodala is...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawks reportedly denied permission to talk with Neil Olshey

The Atlanta Hawks are swinging for the fences with their general manager search and don’t mind being turned down in the process.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks requested to speak with Portland Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey about their vacancy but were denied permission. Teams typically allow their employees to interview for jobs if the job in question serves...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue ‘very surprised’ Kyrie Irving didn’t make All-NBA team

Tyronn Lue thinks the All-NBA teams this year fell a little flat.Before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach was asked if he was surprised that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving wasn’t selected for All-NBA honors.“Yeah, very surprised,” said Lue, according to Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal. “Just because of the year he’s had and...
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May 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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