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Jordan Spieth, girlfriend Annie Verret are still together

Jordan Spieth has become an international superstar virtually overnight, but he comes across as the type of guy who does not let the fame go to his head. For example, the 22-year-old is still dating his high school sweetheart. Spieth’s girlfriend is Annie Verret, a former Texas Tech student who was on the Dean’s List and is an avid golfer. You can understand why she is a keeper...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala: I did not care about missing out on 73 wins

It depends on who you ask with the Golden State Warriors as to how important the 73-win record is to them. Steph Curry and Draymond Green have been vocal about wanting it. Andre Iguodala, on the other hand, says he doesn’t much care. The Warriors found themselves down ten in the fourth quarter against Memphis on Saturday night and, needing to win out, it looked like their shot...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardell Hayes charged with second-degree murder of Will Smith

Cardell Hayes, a 28-year-old former high school football recruit, was arrested Sunday morning and charged with the murder of Will Smith. Smith, a former NFL defensive end who spent his entire career with the New Orleans Saints, was shot and killed Saturday night in what authorities believe was a road-rage incident. Police said Smith was involved in a fender-bender at around 11:30...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rams likely to trade Nick Foles before camp

Don’t expect Nick Foles to hang around the Los Angeles Rams. Foles, who is the odd man out in the Rams’ quarterback carousel, is likely to be moved before training camp starts and a certainty to be off the roster before week one, according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio. Florio notes that the Rams are in no real hurry, however, as Foles’s $6 million roster bonus kicked...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron seemed upset over not getting last shot in loss

LeBron James was a bit critical of Matthew Dellavedova for not passing to him in the dying seconds of Cleveland’s loss against the Chicago Bulls. James was the hot hand on Saturday night, shooting 13-of-17, but Dellavedova took the last shot, an open three that didn’t fall with the Cavaliers down two. James wanted the ball. LeBron James said with way he was shooting, would...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel says he is living with Von Miller

Johnny Manziel revealed on Saturday night that he has been living with Denver Broncos star Von Miller in California. Manziel, who was once again heading into the popular restaurant The Nice Guy in L.A., told TMZ he has been getting his life together with the help of Miller. For what it’s worth, Manziel seemed completely wasted. Check out the video: “I’m living out here...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ashley Santos quashes Tyler Summitt pregnancy rumor

Louisiana Tech women’s basketball player Ashley Santos posted a photo on Twitter Friday to quash the rumors that former Lady Techsters coach Tyler Summitt impregnated her. Here is the post by Santos, a redshirt junior guard: Rumors Squashed. Don't talk about what you don't know. #notprego #LetsMoveOn #LadyTechsterTerritory pic.twitter.com/fEmApjEr8v — Ashley Santos (@ASantos_33...
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Will Smith shot and killed in New Orleans

Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday night in New Orleans. Smith, who played for the Saints for 11 seasons, was shot in the Lower Garden District, NOLA.com reports. His wife was also wounded as she was shot in the leg. Apparently there was a car crash and a fight ensued, leading to shots being fired: Police source confirms three cars...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins has embarrassing flop against Thunder (Video)

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has clearly learned a trick or two from general manager Vlade Divac. In Saturday night’s 114-112 upset victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, Cousins busted out a flop so egregious that James Naismith is probably spinning in his grave. The two-time All-Star was running back on defense when he got tangled up with Thunder big man Steven Adams. In an...
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Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley make breakfast plans after fight

Manny Pacuqiao and Timothy Bradley may have fought each other three times during their careers, but they’re not exactly mortal enemies. On the contrary, they actually appear to be friendly. Following their fight Saturday night which Pacquiao won by unanimous decision, the two were seen making breakfast plans for Sunday. The two arranged their plans on live TV while Max Kellerman...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets acquire Ryan Clady from Broncos for draft pick

The Clady Train has officially left the station in Denver. According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on Saturday, the New York Jets have acquired four-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Ryan Clady and a seventh-round pick from the Denver Broncos in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick. Denver has agreed to trade four-time Pro-Bowl OT Ryan Clady and a 7th-round pick to the Jets...
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Manny Pacquiao knocks down Timothy Bradley twice in win

Manny Pacquiao knocked down Timothy Bradley twice in an overwhelming victory on Saturday night in Las Vegas to take the rubber match in the trilogy between the men. The Filipino put Bradley on the canvas in the seventh and ninth rounds before winning by a 116-110 score on all three judges’ cards. Here was the first knockdown Pacquiao recorded against Bradley: Manny Pacquiao...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Timothy Bradley's wife leaves fight while husband is losing

It was a rough night all around for the Bradley family on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Not only did Timothy Bradley get knocked down twice by Manny Pacquiao in a unanimous decision loss, but his wife also received some criticism. During the fight, HBO’s broadcast team kept showing Bradley’s wife, Monica, who was in attendance. Early in the fight, Monica was shown...
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April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors catch break with no foul called on Lance Stephenson shot

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night 100-99, and the got some help from the officials at the end. Lance Stephenson attempted a shot from the corner that was contested by three Warriors players. It looked like he got fouled on the shot, but nothing was called. Stephenson should have been sent to the line with a chance to tie the game or give...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

AJ Pollock’s elbow contains this plate and screws

After playing just 75 games in 2014, A.J. Pollock made up for lost time last year, putting together the best season of his career, which included an appearance in the all-star game. Unfortunately, Pollock will miss a substantial portion of this season due to a fractured elbow. Pollock, who suffered the injury sliding head first into home plate during a spring training game, had...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner hits another home run off Clayton Kershaw (Video)

Madison Bumgarner is comfortably among the top handful of pitchers in Major League Baseball. He’s also about as good a hitting pitcher as you’ll see. In 2014, Bumgarner hit .258 with four home runs and 15 runs batted in. He followed that up by posting a .247 average with five home runs and nine driven in 2015. Among the pitchers Bumgarner took deep last year was Clayton Kershaw...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher signs minor league deal with Yankees

A little over three years after a departure that didn’t take place on the best of terms, Nick Swisher is headed back to the New York Yankees. The team announced Saturday that Swisher was joining the team on a minor league deal. Yankees announce they've signed former Indians 1B Nick Swisher to a minor league contract. Atlanta released Swish at the end of ST. — paul hoynes...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich: Spurs’ home winning streak ‘meaningless’

While the Golden State Warriors have been understandably getting most of the publicity in their chase for 73 wins, the San Antonio Spurs are chasing a lower-profile mark: the opportunity to become the first NBA team to go unbeaten at home over an entire season. The Spurs have won 48 straight at home dating back to last season, with a 39-0 mark at AT&T Center in 2015-16. How...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Ross Stripling gets pulled prior to no-hitter, dad thanks Dodgers boss?

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts’s decision to lift Ross Stripling during the eighth inning of a no-hitter has been controversial, but Roberts has received support from an unlikely source – Stripling’s father. Stripling is two years removed from Tommy John surgery and was making his first MLB start at the age of 26 when he took the no-hitter into the eighth. That history of arm...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockets reportedly will assess GM Daryl Morey’s position after season

The Houston Rockets will reportedly be undertaking a full evaluation of their organization after the season, and general manager Daryl Morey will be one of those getting a look. Houston is in serious danger of missing the playoffs just a year after winning 56 games and reaching the Western Conference Finals, so even if they make it, ownership intends to take a long look at what...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg tried to motivate Bulls with ‘Dumb and Dumber’ clip

The Chicago Bulls are just about out of ideas. They haven’t been formally eliminated from playoff contention yet, but they need to go 3-0 while the Indiana Pacers go 0-3 to make it happen, which is almost certainly not going to happen. It hasn’t stopped coach Fred Hoiberg from trying to convince his team otherwise. Hoiberg said he spliced clip of "Dumb and Dumber" into film...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Walton, Mike D’Antoni among Suns coaching candidates

The Phoenix Suns are kicking their coaching search into high gear, and there’s a familiar candidate involved. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, multiple candidates are under consideration for the position, including current interim coach Earl Watson. Warriors assistant Luke Walton, former Suns player and current Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle, and former Suns coach Mike D’Antoni...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pablo Sandoval breaks his belt on swing

There has been a lot of debate about whether or not Pablo Sandoval came into camp this season overweight. On Saturday, his belt answered that question. During Sandoval’s first at-bat of the game for the Boston Red Sox against the Toronto Blue Jays, the third baseman’s belt busted open on a swing: Pablo ended up striking out on the at-bat. So much for that talk over the offseason...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson endorsing football-shaped bread, remains best pitchman ever

If you can get Russell Wilson to endorse your product, you do it. Why? He’ll make it sound like the most incredible thing ever created. Eater has the details of “Eat The Ball,” which is quite literally bread shaped like a football. There are three other shaped varieties – an earth-shaped globe, a hockey puck, and a soccer ball. Its most high-profile endorser? None other...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Von Miller thinks Broncos should sign Johnny Manziel

  If it were up to Von Miller, Johnny Manziel would already be a Denver Bronco. Miller told reporters on Friday that he was a big backer of Manziel. The two of them both played at Texas A&M, though not at the same time. “If I had to make my decision on it, he would already be on the Broncos,” Miller said, via ESPN. “But we’ve got guys in the front office that make...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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