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LeBron James reportedly will not recruit Kevin Love this time

LeBron James was a driving force behind the Cavaliers’ decision to acquire Kevin Love last year, but the four-time league MVP reportedly will not try to sell his teammate on staying in Cleveland this time around. Love on Wednesday opted out of the final year of his contract — a move that makes financial sense...Read More
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke spoke up at a team meeting over players' bathroom habits

By Larry Brown Usually when players speak up at team meetings, it’s to rally the troops with an inspirational speech. That’s not the case for Zack Greinke. In Molly Knight’s new book about the Dodgers “The Best Team Money Can Buy,” she includes an awesome anecdote about Greinke speaking up at a team meeting. Greinke elected to address the issue of players not washing...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Donaldson makes great catch during perfecto bid

By Larry Brown Josh Donaldson is rated as one of the best defensive third basemen in baseball. With catches like this one, it’s easy to see why. Donaldson went into the stands to take away an at-bat from David DeJesus at the start of the 8th inning in Wednesday’s Blue Jays-Rays game, aiding Marco Estrada’s perfect game effort. Estrada lost the perfect game and no-hitter...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics reportedly will pursue Kevin Love, Robin Lopez

Kevin Love opting out of his contract Wednesday made big news around the NBA and could lead to his departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers. With how well Tristan Thompson played after replacing the injured Love in the Cavs’ starting lineup, many believe Cleveland wouldn’t mind getting rid of Love via sign-and-trade. Though Love may want...Read More
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Teravainen: Female Blackhawks fans are ‘quite horny’

By Steve DelVecchio Teuvo Teravainen has learned a lot about Chicago Blackhawks fans since the team won the Stanley Cup earlier this month. Most notably, he has gotten very familiar with Chicago’s female fan population. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old told reporters in his home country of Finland that female Blackhawks fans are a bit intrusive. Only, Teravainen phrased it more...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera rewards young Indians fan for heckling him (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A young Cleveland Indians fan spent a large portion of Tuesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers heckling Miguel Cabrera, and it was probably one of the best decisions he has ever made in his life. The fan, whose name is Dom, made a nice play to snag a...Read More
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UCLA coach admits why he recruited Justin Combs

By Steve DelVecchio Former UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel recruited Justin Combs, the son of Sean Combs, back in 2011. On Tuesday, Neuheisel admitted that his recruitment of Combs had plenty to do with the fact that his dad is music mogul P. Diddy. While co-hosting his show on Sirius XM College Sports Nation, Neuheisel said he was thinking about the UCLA program as a whole in addition...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas drops hint to DeMarcus Cousins that Celtics want him

Isaiah Thomas and DeMarcus Cousins were teammates with the Sacramento Kings before Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics. And if the Kings are looking to unload Cousins, Thomas seems to think the two could be teammates again. With speculation continuing to build that George Karl wants to trade Cousins, Thomas hinted that the Celtics...Read More
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs thinking about sign-and-trade with Kevin Love?

By Steve DelVecchio The Cleveland Cavaliers have some very important — and potentially very expensive — decisions to make this offseason. LeBron James will likely opt out of his current contract and sign another two-year deal, which will allow him to opt out again after the 2015-2016 season and sign a huge extension when the salary cap increases. Kevin Love will probably opt...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady gave an ‘A+ performance’ in appeal hearing

By Steve DelVecchio Tom Brady met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials on Tuesday to appeal his four-game suspension, and the New England Patriots quarterback was reportedly very convincing. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brady was his own “greatest ally” and appeared extremely genuine. The three-time Super Bowl MVP reportedly addressed every issue...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hanley Ramirez’s attitude has ‘irked’ Sox veterans

By Steve DelVecchio The Boston Red Sox are in last place in the AL East and have found themselves in the same discussion as teams like the Miami Marlins. One of their big offseason acquisitions, Pablo Sandoval, was recently benched after he went on Instagram in the middle of a game. The other, Hanley Ramirez, is apparently annoying some teammates. According to Jeff Passan of...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs fan Keith Hartley robs Adrian Gonzalez of foul ball all while holding baby (Video)

A fan at Tuesday’s Dodgers-Cubs game at Wrigley Field made one of the best catches of the year, and he did it all with one hand. In the bottom of the second inning, pitcher Jason Hammel was batting and popped one foul down the first base line. Adrian Gonzalez went over and reached over the...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos reportedly tried to trade Peyton Manning to Texans

Remember the reports from after the Super Bowl that said the Denver Broncos were undecided on Peyton Manning’s future? Remember how it took a long time before they finally got him under contract for next season? Yeah, apparently there was a lot more to that despite John Elway’s denials. Benjamin Albright reported on Twitter Tuesday...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter and girlfriend Hannah Davis reportedly went Dutch on date

One of the benefits to dating a world-famous model — aside from the obvious aesthetic appeal — is that the woman makes plenty of money on her own. As such, you can split the bill on dates. Apparently that’s what Derek Jeter does at times. Jeter and his girlfriend Hannah Davis are vacationing in Italy,...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Darryl Hamilton 911 call: Monica Jordan’s ex asked him to call

By Larry Brown Monica Jordan asked her ex-husband to call 911 to send police to her home for an emergency the day police believe she murdered boyfriend Darryl Hamilton before turning the gun on herself. “I just got a call from my ex-wife. She was distraught. She asked me to come over there and call police,” Jordan’s ex-husband said in his 911 emergency call. “I don’t...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Unnamed long snapper deflated balls with paper clip

By Steve DelVecchio People who want to see Tom Brady’s suspension get overturned by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell are generally sorted into two groups - those who believe Brady is innocent and those who say “everyone does it, so who cares?” While covering Brady’s appeal on “NFL Insiders” Tuesday afternoon, ESPN’s Adam Schefter provided the latter group with some...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Diddy says he acted in self-defense against UCLA coach

By Steve DelVecchio P. Diddy, whose real name is Sean Combs, defended himself on Tuesday amid accusations that he attacked a UCLA strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi and swung a kettlebell at a football intern. In a statement through one of his representatives, Diddy claimed he acted in self-defense when he got into a physical altercation at the UCLA athletic facility...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros hackers reportedly tried to cover tracks, were too inept

By Steve DelVecchio As the FBI continues to try to build a case against the St. Louis Cardinals employees who allegedly stole information from the Houston Astros, one thing has become increasingly clear — these were not professionals. Michael S. Schmidt of the New York Times, who broke the story about the investigation, reports that the biggest break the FBI caught was the hackers’...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers willing to include Julius Randle in DeMarcus Cousins trade

The Los Angeles Lakers will need to put together a considerable package if they want to pry DeMarcus Cousins away from the Kings. Would Julius Randle and then some be enough to convince Sacramento’s brass? Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reports that the Lakers are willing to give up Randle, the No. 7 overall pick...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Holtz’s home catches fire after possible lightning strike

By Steve DelVecchio The home of College Football Hall of Fame coach and former ESPN analyst Lou Holtz caught fire early Sunday, and officials are still trying to determine if it was hit by lightning. Holtz’s 11,000-square foot Orlando mansion nearly burned to the ground, as more than 60 firefighters needed 26 trucks and three hours to get the blaze under control, according...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nolan Carroll cracks joke about P. Diddy going after Sal Alosi

The UCLA strength and conditioning coach who P. Diddy allegedly attacked on Monday once worked in the same position with the New York Jets. It was during that time that Alosi became infamous for intentionally tripping a player on a punt return. That player was Nolan Carroll, a Philadelphia Eagles cornerback who was with the...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady reportedly has ‘real chance’ to play Week 1

By Steve DelVecchio New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was in New York on Tuesday to appeal his four-game suspension, and there a number of possible outcomes that could be produced by the hearing. Could more than one of them result in Brady suiting up against the Pittsburgh Steelers for the NFL regular season opener? The simplest way Brady would be available for Week 1...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Ariza: I could beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1 right now

By Steve DelVecchio Michael Jordan turned 52 a few months ago, but the NBA legend has as much confidence today as he did when he was 22. Recently, Jordan insisted there are some players on his Charlotte Bobcats squad that he could beat in a game of 1-on-1. TMZ has made it a point to ask various players from around the league if they think they could take Jordan, and guys like Andre...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

50 Cent clowns on P. Diddy over fight with UCLA football coach

As most of you know, P. Diddy was arrested on Monday after getting physical with a UCLA football coach who kicked his son out of practice. No one is having more fun in the wake of the incident than 50 Cent. Starting Monday evening, 50 Cent has basically dedicated his Instagram page to clowning on...Read More
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Karl has history of players using 'snake in the grass' metaphor

By Steve DelVecchio In the wake of reports that Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl is intent on trading DeMarcus Cousins, the 6-foot-11 center tweeted a not-so-subtle shot at Karl that consisted of emojis depicting a snake in the grass. If Cousins was taking aim at Karl, he wasn’t exactly being original. Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal rounded up several old tweets from...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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