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Nate Diaz emphasizes that he is a lightweight

Nate Diaz may have beaten Conor McGregor at welterweight in March and the two may be fighting again at the same weight, but Diaz is still emphatic that he is not a welterweight. The 209 bro shared a photo of a promotional image to his Instagram account Sunday that advertised him as a welterweight. In his caption for the photo, he questioned the welterweight tag and stated that he...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors deny inviting Stephen Jackson to training camp

It turns out that Stephen Jackson’s bid for an NBA comeback may be somewhat unrequited. According to a report by Henry Wofford of CSN Bay Area on Sunday, the Warriors are saying that have NOT given Jackson an invite to training camp. The Warriors say Stephen Jackson has not been invited to camp. — Henry Wofford (@HenryWoffordCSN) July 10, 2016 The 38-year-old Jackson had...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd: Dellavedova could start for Bucks next season

Former Cavs guard Matthew Dellavedova is the newest Milwaukee Buck, and already he may be getting a lot placed on his plate. After Milwaukee’s Summer League game against the Raptors on Saturday, Bucks head coach Jason Kidd said he wouldn’t rule out the possibility of Dellavedova starting for the team next season. “It’s only July,” Kidd was quoted as saying by Charles...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Heat to match Brooklyn’s offer sheet for Tyler Johnson

Here’s one free agent who won’t be leaving Miami this summer. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Sunday, the Heat have decided to match Brooklyn’s $50 million offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Tyler Johnson. The Miami Heat have matched Brooklyn's $50M offer sheet for Tyler Johnson, league source tells @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw won't be ready until after All-Star break

The Los Angeles Dodgers had originally hoped to get Clayton Kershaw back for their first turn through the rotation after the All-Star break, but that has proven too optimistic. The good news is that the Dodgers sound optimistic that Kershaw won’t be much further away after the ace lefty threw a bullpen session on Sunday. “To see Clayton in a pen, throwing off a mound, is definitely...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson to attempt NBA comeback with Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have made some big additions already this summer, but an unlikely name will be trying to latch on with them come training camp. ESPN’s Rachel Nichols tweeted Sunday that NBA veteran Stephen Jackson told her that he plans to try to return to the league at Warriors camp. Nichols would know, as Jackson has been a contributor to her ESPN show, “The Jump...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas Rawls expects to be ready for training camp

The Seattle Seahawks could be getting a nice boost with running back Thomas Rawls hoping to be ready for training camp. Rawls, recovering from a fractured ankle, said at Richard Sherman’s charity softball game on Sunday that his rehab is going well and he expects to be good to go when camp opens. “Rehab is going phenomenal,” Rawls said, via ESPN’s Sheil Kapadia. “Running...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Pepe appears to puke or spit after Euro 2016 win (Video)

Everyone reacts to a championship differently. Some laugh. Some hug. Some cry. And some puke or spit. Pepe decided to clear himself of a substance after Portugal beat France 1-0 to win Euro 2016 on Sunday. It looks like he went to spit, but so much came out it was almost as if he puked:
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronaldo cries after Portugal scores winning goal vs. France

Sunday’s Euro 2016 Final between Portugal and France was an emotional day for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese star left the match in the first half after suffering a knee injury. Being forced from the game led him to cry tears of disappointment. Much later on, Ronaldo again saw himself in tears, but this time crying because of joy. Eder scored in the second half of extra time...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Blazers match $75 million offer sheet for Allen Crabbe

The Portland Trail Blazers liked what they saw from last season’s team, and they’re doing what they can to keep the roster together. That includes spending big money to retain Allen Crabbe. According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Blazers have matched the 4-year, $75 million offer the Brooklyn Nets signed Crabbe to. Since he was a restricted free agent, matching...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rui Patricio a saves machine against France

Rui Patricio was like a wall in goal for Portugal in the Euro 2016 final against France on Sunday. Patricio made seven saves in regulation, helping to keep the match scoreless. Watch this save he made on a header early in the match: Watch the #Payet (monster pass) , #Griezmann (monster header) , #RuiPatricio (monster save). #PORFRA #Euro2016Final pic.twitter.com/f1OTuAq0KS ...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo exits Euro final with knee injury

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to depart the Euro 2016 final after just 25 minutes due to a left knee injury. The injury actually took place within the first ten minutes of play, when Ronaldo collided with France’s Dimitri Payet in a rather ugly knee-on-knee collision that saw his knee twist unnaturally. Saying Ronaldo faked his injury? See photo, realize he fought...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Royals have strong interest in Josh Reddick

Josh Reddick is viewed as a player who will be a big factor on the trade market at the deadline period, and it sounds like the Kansas City Royals have particular interest in him. Reddick, who is batting .296 with a strong .371 OBP and .429 slugging percentage this season, will be a free agent after the year. Since his Oakland A’s are not contending, they are likely to deal him...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley thinks he should be No. 1 overall fantasy pick

Todd Gurley is not lacking in the self-confidence department. The Rams running back was asked where he should go in fantasy drafts in an NFL Network appearance, and he answered definitively. “No. 1 overall for sure,” Gurley said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. Gurley did hedge a bit as he continued, conceding that Cam Newton and Antonio Brown also had a case....
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard changing jersey numbers with Hawks

The days of D12 are apparently coming to an end for Dwight Howard. Howard appeared on Friday’s NBA TV broadcast of the Hawks’ summer league game and said he’d be switching away from the No. 12 he has worn his entire career, according to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Howard did not divulge what his new number would be, saying only that it would be biblical...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi calls for changes to MLB All-Star Game

Joe Girardi last managed in the MLB All-Star Game in 2010, and he has some gripes about the format. The Yankee manager believes that the rule that every team must be represented should be thrown out, with the 25 best players from each league on the roster instead. “If the game has that much importance, I think you should take whatever your best roster is,” Girardi said Saturday...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate gets nose busted up in UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes

Miesha Tate wasn’t merely beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 in Las Vegas on Saturday night. She was massacred. Tate lost to Nunes via submission at 3:16 of the first round of their fight, but the bout could have easily ended earlier due to punches. Nunes absolutely rocked Tate with a couple of direct shots to the face, including one punch that busted up Miesha’s nose. Tate...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron wants Brock Lesnar drug tested

NFL quarterback A.J. McCarron apparently saw something he felt was suspicious while watching UFC 200 on Saturday night. The Cincinnati Bengals QB complained on Twitter that Brock Lesnar wasn’t drug tested prior to his fight against Mark Hunt, a clear indication he believes the WWE superstar is on some performance-enhancing drugs. There’s one big problem with McCarron’s...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar shouts out American police after UFC 200 win, preaches unity

Brock Lesnar sure knows how to endear himself to the fans. The uber-popular fighter defeated Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on Saturday in Las Vegas via unanimous decision. After the fight, he gave a special shoutout to the service men in the United States. Brock also preached unity among all peopole. Lesnar "one day at a time... Says, "one nation under God, all nationalities, we've...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier booed by fans at UFC 200

The fans at UFC 200 did not treat Daniel Cormier too kindly on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Cormier was booed heavily during his win over Anderson Silva. He was booed after snuffing out some strikes by Silva, and he was booed even more after winning the fight by unanimous decision. The reason for the boos is hard to say, but we can take a stab at why fans were not positive...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Scherzer had funny exchange with Dusty Baker on mound

Max Scherzer had a funny exchange with manager Dusty Baker during a mound visit in Saturday’s game. Scherzer threw yet another gem as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-1. The right-hander had a great start to the bottom of the seventh as he struck out the first two batters. But Scherzer walked the next batter, prompting a visit from his manager. The conversation...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders sends cryptic tweets about Warriors, Cavs

Larry Sanders wants us all to know that he's still around and that he might be actively searching for employment. The ex-Bucks center took to Twitter on Saturday and dropped semi-cryptic images about the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. The first one was a still from the 1979 cult film The Warriors: pic.twitter.com/Zz0GaqChvM — L8 Show (@LarrySanders) July 9...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Lynx wear shirts in remembrance of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

The Minnesota Lynx remembered victims of two police shootings earlier in the week on Saturday. On Wednesday, Alton Sterling was shot while being held on the ground by police outside of a convenience store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hours later, Philando Castile was killed by an officer in Minnesota during a traffic stop. Prior to their game against the Wings, members of the Lynx...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell curses on live TV in postgame interview

D’Angelo Russell is getting some solid experience playing in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas following his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers. Hopefully he’ll start getting some experience to improve his work with the media. Russell hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer on Saturday to beat the 76ers’ team: After the game, he was interviewed by ESPN’s J.A. Adande and...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter jokes about Kevin Durant betraying Thunder

Even though Kevin Durant is no longer with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Enes Kanter’s heart will go on. But it is a little broken by KD’s betrayal. Kanter teams up with fellow big man Steven Adams to form the “Stache Bros” on the Thunder. They are so named because of their great mustaches. Well, Adams is the one with the great stache, but Kanter just brought his back, prompting...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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