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Kobe Bryant laments Chris Paul trade that wasn't

Kobe Bryant appears to consider the vetoed trade that would have brought Chris Paul to the Lakers as a huge missed opportunity. In December 2011, the Lakers had a deal in place to bring Paul to L.A., but it was infamously vetoed by then-commissioner David Stern for “basketball reasons.” Now, as Bryant prepares to face off with Paul — who ended up with the crosstown Clippers...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick trade to Broncos off for financial reasons

For the moment, the Colin Kaepernick trade to the Denver Broncos is not happening. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, none of the parties involved are willing to give up the money that would be required to make the deal happen. Source: #49ers QB Colin Kaepernick will not take pay cut, nor will team pay off part of deal to make trade happen. No deal with #Broncos. —...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Vince Young sued for allegedly assaulting woman in 2014

Vince Young is being sued by a woman who alleges he assaulted her during a March Madness road trip in 2014. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, a woman named Tiffany Cayo claims she was riding in the same vehicle with Young on the way back from an NCAA Tournament game two years ago when Young reached over and pulled her hair. Cayo says Young was “extremely intoxicated”...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryce Drew reportedly set to be named Vanderbilt coach

Vanderbilt has moved quickly to replace Kevin Stallings, with Valparaiso’s Bryce Drew reportedly set to be named the school’s new basketball coach. Drew is expected to be officially named Vanderbilt coach within a day or two, according to SI’s Pete Thamel. Source: Vanderbilt expected to hire Bryce Drew. Deal expected to be done in next 24 to 48 hours. — Pete Thamel ...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight done for the year with sports hernia

Good Knight, sweet prince. As the cherry on top of the injury bloodbath that has been the 2015-16 Phoenix Suns season, guard Brandon Knight is out for the remainder of the year with a sports hernia, according to a report by Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic on Sunday. Knight is said to be going in for a second opinion later this week, after which a determination on possible surgery...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Beltre, Rangers continuing extension talks

With Opening Day 2016 officially upon us, the question remains: does Adrian Beltre retire a Texas Ranger? Well, there at least appears to be some mutual interest in that endgame. According to a report by Jon Heyman of MLB Network on Sunday, the Rangers have had discussions with the All-Star third baseman about a possible contract extension and talks will continue into the regular...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros name Luke Gregerson closer ahead of Ken Giles

In a surprise move, the Houston Astros named Luke Gregerson their closer ahead of newly-acquired Ken Giles. Gregerson will at least begin the season as the team’s “primary closer.” Hinch said he let Gregerson know he's the "primary closer." — Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) April 4, 2016 Giles struggled during spring training, so that may have been a factor in the decision...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Vick arrested, charges include assaulting police officer

Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL quarterback Michael Vick, was arrested over the weekend and charged with assault on a police officer among other offenses. According to court records obtained by WTKR in Virginia, Newport News Police say Vick had a warrant out for his arrest stemming from a contempt of court charge in a different county. When police approached him to take...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Titans are 50-50 to trade number one pick

The odds of the Tennessee Titans trading the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft may be better than originally thought. According to SI’s Peter King in Monday’s edition of the MMQB, he places the odds of the Titans trading the pick at 50-50, and there has been “significant interest” in the pick. If the Titans keep the pick, King says to expect offensive lineman Laremy...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Iggy Azalea wears engagement ring at award show

Iggy Azalea attended the iHeartRadio Music Awards show Sunday night, and one of the accessories she was wearing could be a good sign for Los Angeles Lakers swingman Nick Young. Azalea was sporting the massive engagement ring that Young presented her with last summer. She even put her right hand in her pocket at one point but kept her left hand showing while posing for the cameras...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick has final say over trade to Broncos

If Colin Kaepernick wants to play for the Denver Broncos in 2016, all he has to do is agree to take less money. Kaepernick met with John Elway twice last week. The Broncos and San Francisco 49ers have reportedly agreed to the framework of a deal for the 28-year-old quarterback, so Kaepernick could only be discussing one thing with Elway — a possible pay cut. The Broncos have...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen: 1995-96 Bulls would sweep Warriors

The Golden State Warriors need to win four of their last five games to set the NBA record for most wins in a single season. Even if they do, Scottie Pippen does not believe that will make the 2015-16 Warriors better than the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. Not even close, in fact. During a recent interview at an AT&T event in Houston, Pippen insisted his 72-win Bulls team would sweep...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson opens up about fears, ‘mental issues’

Bubba Watson is not one of the more well-liked players on the PGA Tour, and a lot of that might have to do with him being misunderstood. Sharyn Alfonsi of “60 Minutes” recently profiled Watson, and what she discovered is that the 37-year-old could be the most anxious Masters champion in golf history. Watson and his caddie Ted Scott opened up about Bubba’s fears, and there...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos interested in bringing back Ronnie Hillman

The Denver Broncos have already spent more than they hoped they would on running back C.J. Anderson, but that does not mean bringing back Ronnie Hillman is out of the question. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the Broncos reached out to Hillman last week to express their interest in the unrestricted free agent. What are the chances he comes back? Probably not all that great, as other...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will still show up for 49ers offseason workouts

As of Monday morning, Colin Kaepernick was still a member of the San Francisco 49ers organization. And by showing up to offseason workouts with the team, Kaepernick can collect a $400,000 bonus. Don’t expect him to leave that money on the table. Late Sunday night, Kaepernick was reportedly boarding a flight from Colorado to the Bay Area. Colin Kaepernick is currently flying...
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April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Roman Reigns takes out Stephanie McMahon (Video)

Roman Reigns pinned Triple H in the main event at WrestleMania 32 on Sunday, but before that happened, he got a heck of a shot in on Stephanie McMahon. Reigns went charging after Triple H, but he moved out of the way and Stephanie McMahon got leveled by Reigns: Stephanie McMahon got wrecked https://t.co/qih82MFDv2 — gifdsports (@gifdsports) April 4, 2016 Reigns also put Triple...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq fights Big Show at WrestleMania 32

Shaq made an appearance at WrestleMania 32 in Arlington on Sunday and participated in the Battle Royal. The big man was wearing his old school Shaq shoes and even teamed up with Big Show to choke slam Kane. Here was the ring entrance by Shaq: WHAT?! @SHAQ is here to participate in the #AndreBattleRoyal, and @WWETheBigShow isn't pleased! #WrestleMania pic.twitter.com/ll49kWbget...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Shane McMahon jumps off top of cage at WrestleMania

Shane McMahon actually did it. During his Hell in a Cell match against Undertaker at WrestleMania 32 in Arlington on Sunday, McMahon jumped off the top of the cage in an attempt to land an elbow drop on Taker. Taker moved away and McMahon may have missed the table he was aiming for, but it was one heck of a stunt: HERE COMES THE MONEY from 20 FEET in the air!!! #HellInACell ...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WiFi problems at AT&T Stadium keep fans from entering WrestleMania

Problems with the WiFi at A&T Stadium in Arlington prevented many fans from entering the venue for WrestleMania 32 on Sunday. Wrestling fans attending WrestleMania 32 tell Larry Brown Sports they were forced to wait two hours before being able to enter the stadium because the WiFi went down. With the WiFi down, the ticket scanners were not working, so they would not let fans...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox sign Miguel Gonzalez to minor league deal

With some measure of the uncertainty principle clouding the back end of their rotation, the Chicago White Sox are searching far and wide for answers. According to a report by Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun on Sunday, the White Sox have signed former Orioles righthander Miguel Gonzalez to a minor league deal. Former #Orioles RHP Miguel Gonzalez is signing a minor league deal...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets shut down Brook Lopez, Thaddeus Young for remainder of season

The Brooklyn Nets absolutely cannot wait for this miserable season to be over. According to a report by Devin Kharpertian of YES Network on Sunday, the team has decided to shut down frontcourt duo Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young for the remainder of the year. Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young will be shut down for the season. — devin kharpertian (@uuords) April 3, 2016 Lopez,...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson takes shot at former assistant while discussing D’Angelo Russell (Video)

Is Mark Jackson still bitter about how certain things went down during his tenure as Golden State head coach? You bet he is. Jackson weighed in on the D’Angelo Russell saga and took the opportunity to jab at his former Golden State assistant, Darren Erman. Mark Jackson on D'Angelo Russell: pic.twitter.com/3Nsolk3vnC — Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) April 3, 2016 “The good news...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Bazemore takes Nike-Under Armour rivalry with LeBron seriously

Under Armour took a chance on an untested, unproven Kent Bazemore back in 2012. His loyalty to the company is second to none, and he takes the rivalry with Nike very seriously. That includes a rivalry with arguably Nike’s highest-profile active athlete: LeBron James. Bazemore admitted that he hopes James is less friendly with him because of the rivalry. Kent Bazemore, on whether...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden to recruit Kevin Durant to Houston?

James Harden is ready to put his recruiting hat on for Kevin Durant. Harden, formerly Durant’s Oklahoma City teammate, intends to try to recruit Durant to Houston when he becomes a free agent after the season, according to ESPN’s Calvin Watkins. Watkins says the Rockets front office has mentioned the possibility of recruiting to Harden, and he has responded positively, though...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

George Foreman gives Craig Sager signed gloves, tells him to keep fighting (Video)

Craig Sager has received an enormous amount of support during his battle with leukemia. On Saturday, he received encouraging words from a former heavyweight boxing champion. Sager’s leukemia had been in remission, but he announced late last month that is no longer the case. Sager is still working games during his fight with the disease and did so on Saturday at the NCAA Tournament...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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