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Cavs received call from league office after resting stars

The Cleveland Cavaliers heard it from the highers-up after sitting their stars on Saturday in a nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Clippers.Cavs general manager David Griffin said that he received a call from the league office minutes after it was announced that the team would be holding out their Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love for rest Saturday...
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March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

6 biggest takeaways from Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament

A predictable first round of the NCAA Tournament has one direct result: better teams and more juice in the second round. College basketball fans would be treated to match-ups that they dreamed about when the brackets were revealed. Top seeds, previously unscathed, would be faced with tough tests in order to reach the Sweet Sixteen next weekend. Even if Cinderella didn’t show up to...
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March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Bam Adebayo laughs off Wichita State’s trash talk

If Wichita State didn’t already have Kentucky’s attention, they certainly do now.The Shockers made headlines on Saturday ahead of their second-round NCAA Tournament game against Kentucky by saying the Wildcats were “nothing special,” among other predictions. Darral Willis Jr. also said Bam Adebayo’s rebounding was going to get shutdown. Adebayo is averaging a team-best 8.1 rebounds...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Butler was motivated by slight from CBS Sports

Butler took it to Middle Tennessee State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, and they apparently had some extra motivation.Butler head coach Chris Holtmann said he saw lots of talk even from CBS Sports about how Middle Tennessee State was the better team, which got him upset. The game turned out to be the other way around as Butler was by far the best team...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Chris Collins loses his mind on missed goaltending call, gets costly tech

Chris Collins lost his mind and got a costly tech with under five minutes to go in Northwestern’s loss to Gonzaga in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday over a missed goaltending call.Northwestern center Dererk Pardon went up for a lay in late in the second half and had his shot attempt rejected by Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins. The referees missed that Collins had...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Crying Northwestern fan is this year's viral tourney fan

A crying Northwestern fan went viral after being shown on TV by CBS during Saturday’s game against Gonzaga.The Wildcats were down 63-52 with just under eight minutes left, and they were called for an offensive foul. CBS then showed this young Northwestern fan losing it: That poor young boy is going to be featured in memes about Northwestern for years to come. He’ll be in college...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McCown, Jets have begun contract discussions

The New York Jets’ quarterback wheel may have landed on its latest victim.Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports on Saturday that free agent quarterback Josh McCown is visiting with the Jets for a second day, and the two sides are serious enough that they have begun to discuss contract parameters.The 37-year-old journeyman threw for 1,100 yards, six touchdowns, and six interceptions in five...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Rockets GM throws shade at Russell Westbrook's MVP candidacy

The campaign for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award is well and truly underway.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted a comment Saturday in support of James Harden — a comment that rather obviously doubles as shade at Russell Westbrook. Westbrook could put together a 30-10-10 season, which is driving his MVP candidacy. Morey is pretty clearly trying to pump up his...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Only 9 perfect brackets on ESPN after Wisconsin upset

Wisconsin’s upset win over Villanova on Saturday left many brackets busted.Villanova entered the NCAA Tournament as the defending champions and No. 1 overall seed following a 31-3 regular season. It figured then that many pickers would have them going far in their bracket picks.In CBS Sports’ pool, nearly half of people making picks had the Wildcats in the Final Four, while 30.8...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Nigel Hayes credits Michael Jordan for inspiring game-winning shot

Nigel Hayes admitted that the move that led to his game-winning shot against Villanova on Saturday had a little bit of inspiration from a legend.After Wisconsin beat Villanova 65-62, Hayes credited Michael Jordan with inspiring the move that got him open for the shot. “I drove baseline and if you guys are familiar with the Michael Jordan highlight, that fake spinback, I did my fake...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Clippers, Heat reportedly keeping eye on Carlos Boozer in China

Could The Carlos Boozer Comeback Tour soon be hitting the road?According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein on Saturday, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Miami Heat are tracking the progress of former All-Star big man Carlos Boozer, who is currently averaging 17.2 points and 10.6 rebounds per game playing for the Guandong Southern Tigers in China.The 35-year-old Boozer hasn’t played...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Wisconsin players blast NCAA after Badgers pull upset

Wisconsin was all about puffing out their chests after knocking off defending champion Villanova on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.Following the Badgers’ 65-62 win over the Wildcats, a couple of former Wisconsin stars took shots at the NCAA Tournament selection committee for slighting the team with an 8-seed, which many felt was too low. Kaminsky was particularly...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Wisconsin trolls Villanova on Twitter after upset win

You knew that Villanova was in for a rough day from the internet haters after losing to Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, but who figured that the team to knock them out would get in on the fun?The University of Wisconsin’s official Twitter account sent out the following tweet trolling Villanova after the game: The tweet featured a GIF of a sad Villanova...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Knicks could target Jeff Teague, Jrue Holiday in free agency?

With the Derrick Rose set to become a free agent after the season, the New York Knicks may be planning to target a pair of other former All-Star point guards over the summer. According to a report by ESPN’s Ian Begley on Saturday, some within the Knicks organization see Jeff Teague of the Indiana Pacers and Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans as free agent targets. Teague, who...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Doug Gottlieb expected to push for Oklahoma State job

Oklahoma State will be searching for a new head coach for the second year in a row, and Doug Gottlieb figures to factor in once again.The former Oklahoma State point guard-turned-broadcaster is expected to make a run at the job, according to Yahoo’s Pat Forde: Gottlieb sent a tweet after news that Brad Underwood was leaving for Illinois came out that made it seem like he was hoping...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State official learned Underwood took Illinois job via Twitter

After just one season at Oklahoma State, coach Brad Underwood is movin’ on up again, and the move was a stunner to some.ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Saturday that Underwood is departing Stillwater to join the Illinois Fighting Illini. Illinois has already confirmed Underwood as the new coach in a statement.Underwood, who coached the Cowboys just 24 hours prior in an NCAA Tournament...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Draymond Green criticizes D’Angelo Russell for role in fight

Draymond Green was quite unimpressed with Los Angeles Laker guard D’Angelo Russell’s conduct during a scuffle during Friday night’s Lakers-Bucks game. The Golden State Warriors forward didn’t name Russell by name, but he made clear that he was not happy to see a player shove an opponent before immediately retreating from the scrum. You can see Russell shove Milwaukee’s Greg Monroe...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Baylor pokes fun at selves with funny custom T-shirts

Baylor’s basketball team certainly is into self-deprecating humor.The Bears are poking fun at themselves with custom T-shirts that feature “#WSS” on them. That’s a hashtag acronym for “We Still Suck”, which is a reference to Baylor’s early-tournament exits the past two NCAA Tournaments. In 2015, the team lost to Georgia State in the first round. Last year it was Yale that took them...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Soccer player Mohammed Anas thanks wife and girlfriend in interview

Soccer player Mohammed Anas just gave his wife a big reason to be suspicious of him.Anas was interviewed after scoring two goals in his Free State Stars’ 2-2 draw with Ajax Cape Town on Friday. The Stars striker proceeded to thank his wife and his girlfriend in his interview. “My wife and my girlfriend … I mean my wife,” Anas said.Clearly embarrassed, Anas tried to correct himself...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Doc Rivers could eventually return to Orlando

Is Doc Rivers already looking at his next destination after his time with the Los Angeles Clippers comes to an end?According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, there is “persistent chatter” that Rivers and the Orlando Magic could reunite at some point in the future.It’s unclear at what point that might be, but Stein says it may be sooner than one might think. The struggling Clippers have lost...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Roy Williams unsure of Joel Berry’s status for 2nd-round game

North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams is uncertain about the status of Joel Berry entering Sunday’s second-round game against Arkansas.Speaking with the media on Saturday, Williams said he was unsure if the junior guard would play against Arkansas. Berry turned his ankle early in the second half of UNC’s win over Texas Southern on Friday but later returned. He finished...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Reporter ripped for asking Lonzo Ball personal question

Lonzo Ball received a question at UCLA’s postgame news conference on Friday night that was much different from all the others.The Bruins freshman point guard was asked about the health of his mother in light of a report that said she had suffered a stroke.Here’s video of the question, along with a transcription of the question and answer. “Lonzo, I apologize for asking a personal...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Baron Davis: Knicks have ‘no real plan,’ are hindering Carmelo Anthony

Baron Davis’s tenure with the New York Knicks was brief and injury-plagued, but it roughly coincided with their most recent period of sustained success, and as he watches the organization today, he doesn’t see much. Davis criticized the Knicks organization for having “no real plan” and admitted he feels for Carmelo Anthony as the franchise trudges toward another rebuild. “I always...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Dontari Poe reportedly has weight clause in Falcons contract

Newly-minted Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Dontari Poe has said he wants to get down to 330 pounds, and it sounds like he has some incentive to do just that.According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk, the $2 million in incentives in Poe’s contract includes a $500,000 bonus if he consistently meets a certain weight goal. It’s not clear what that goal is, but Poe specifically mentioned...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Luke Walton rips Bucks staffer for role during scrum

The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks got into an on-court scuffle Friday night, and Lakers coach Luke Walton was not happy with the conduct of a Milwaukee staffer. The third quarter scrum started after a hard foul by Milwaukee’s Malcolm Brogdon on Los Angeles’s Nick Young. Young shoved Brogdon before Greg Monroe and Brandon Ingram both stuck their noses in, which led to both...
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March 18, 2017  |  Discuss
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