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Report: Adam Silver, Michael Jordan may try to settle James Dolan-Charles Oakley feud

The spat between New York Knicks owner James Dolan and former player Charles Oakley has escalated to the point that the NBA is reportedly considering an intervention. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, a league source said commissioner Adam Silver and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan may set up a meeting to try to reconcile the two. The source said a meeting...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Cruz thanks Giants, fans in classy social media post

The New York Giants released Victor Cruz after six seasons with the team on Monday, and the veteran wide receiver made it clear there are no hard feelings.Shortly after the Giants decided to part ways with him, Cruz took to Instagram to thank the organization and fans. The release was a shock to no one, as Cruz was due to make $7.5 million in 2017. At the very least, the Giants were...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic says he has had four offers to run NBA teams

Magic Johnson says he was very much in-demand before the Los Angeles Lakers hired him.The newly-hired special adviser to Lakers president Jeanie Buss said he turned down four teams – including the New York Knicks – who at one point wanted him to be part of their basketball operations.“I’ve had four offers to run teams, to be owners of teams,” Johnson said, via Ananth Pandian of CBS...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Sandusky’s son Jeff charged with sexually assaulting child

Jeff Sandusky, the 41-year-old son of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, has been charged with sexually assaulting a child. According to WKBN, the younger Sandusky has been charged statutory sexual assault; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse; photographing, video graphing, depicting on computer or filming sexual acts; and unlawful contact with a minor after...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy calls out website for leaving him out of top 101 players list

LeSean McCoy is angry with nerds. NFL analytics site ProFootballFocus recently released a stats-based list of the top 101 players of 2016, and the Buffalo Bills running back was excluded. McCoy had a word for the site about that. McCoy had over 1,500 all-purpose yards and scored 14 touchdowns in 2016, but PFF’s list takes into account all aspects of football. As the site explained...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Kerr jokes about Durant, Westbrook interacting at All-Star Game

Steve Kerr will have the potentially difficult task of managing Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook on the same team at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.With that in mind, Kerr, the Western Conference coach, is trying to come up with ideas for bonding activities.“Maybe we’ll sing a song together,” Kerr joked Saturday, via Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.On a more serious note, Kerr isn’t sure...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Giants releasing Victor Cruz

The New York Giants have decided to move on from Victor Cruz.Kimberly Jones of NFL Network reported on Monday that Cruz has been informed he is being released. Cruz was owed $7.5 million in 2017, so the Giants were at the very least expected to ask him to take less money. Instead, they opted to move on from the 30-year-old altogether.After missing all of 2015 because of injuries...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft hints progress has been made in Tom Brady jersey search

The search for Tom Brady’s game-worn jersey from Super Bowl LI continues, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft believes it will ultimately end with the valuable piece of memorabilia back in his quarterback’s possession. In an interview with FOX Business Network Monday, Kraft compared Brady’s missing jersey to a Picasso painting and hinted that progress has been made in searching...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes: DeMarcus Cousins must ‘be himself’ to shake reputation

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins had to avoid getting emotionally wound up Sunday night, and teammate Matt Barnes is trying to help him through it.Barnes told ESPN-Tencent’s Yuan Fang that he thinks Cousins has a similar reputation as he does, and wants to help him handle it.“We’re very similar,” Barnes said after Sunday’s game. “Obviously he’s the superstar and I’m a role...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft downplays Patriots players skipping White House visit

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft isn’t bothered that several players plan to skip the traditional visit to the White House. As of now, at least six Patriots have said they will not make the trip, with several citing President Donald Trump as the reason. In an appearance on NBC’s “Today Show,” Kraft – who is friendly with Trump and spent part of the weekend with him – downplayed...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Tom Brady critical of his own performance in Super Bowl

Super Bowl LI has already been called one of the greatest games in NFL history, and it’s easy to understand why. The New England Patriots were trailing 28-3 in the second half and came all the way back to win their fifth title, but leave it to Tom Brady to criticize himself after leading the charge.In a lengthy interview with Peter King of The MMQB, Brady was quick to disagree with...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeter, wife Hannah announce they're expecting baby

Derek Jeter accomplished almost everything imaginable during his 20 seasons playing Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees legend is about to embark on the most rewarding journey of all — fatherhood.In an article she wrote for The Players’ Tribune on Monday, Jeter’s wife Hannah Davis revealed that the couple is expecting a baby. And it’s a girl. Mrs. Jeter said Derek already...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Snyder announces he has been diagnosed with throat cancer

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.Snyder, 77, said in a statement that he has been receiving treatment for three weeks now and is doing “very well.” Doctors have given Snyder positive news and he indicated he has still been able to keep up with his offseason responsibilities for the Wildcats. Snyder has been...
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February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buddy Hield ejected after hitting DeMarcus Cousins in crotch

Buddy Hield was ejected after hitting DeMarcus Cousins in a sensitive area.During the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Kings and Pelicans, Cousins set a screen after passing the ball to Ben McLemore. While attempting to run around the screen, and stay with McLemore, Hield hit Cousins below the waist, appearing to grab him in the crotch. Cousins certainly thought so. Here...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Vin Baker: James Dolan called me asking if I would come sit with him

New York Knicks owner James Dolan continues to take all the Ls imaginable.In a text to Jordan Schultz of the Huffington Post Sunday, retired four-time All-Star Vin Baker said that a sad-sounding Dolan called him up asking Baker to come sit with him despite the two not having spoken for the last 15 years. Baker, now 45 years old, played with the Knicks for parts of two seasons from...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Blazers reportedly determined to trade Festus Ezeli

Festus Ezeli’s time with the Portland Trail Blazers may be finished before he’s even able to suit up in a single game for them.ESPN’s Marc Stein reports on Sunday that the Blazers are determined to move the 27-year-old big man before the February 23 trade deadline and are pitching him to teams who are far below the salary floor.Ezeli is in Year 1 of a two-year, $15.1 million contract...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Agent: Larry Sanders has offer on table to return to NBA

The Larry Sanders Show may be back on the air very shortly. Agent Joel Bell, who represents Sanders, said over the weekend that his client already has an offer on the table to return to the NBA. “A lot of teams have expressed interest in Larry,” Bell said, per Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times. “We already have one offer on the table. We should have something done at some...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets may trade Danilo Gallinari before deadline

The Denver Nuggets just dealt Jusuf Nurkic to the Portland Trail Blazers, and there are some indications that the sale may continue.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Sunday, there is “a growing belief” that the Nuggets are prepared to move forward Danilo Gallinari before the February 23 trade deadline. The Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Clippers are also mentioned...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Mason Plumlee has car broken into, gets traded on same day

Mason Plumlee had an eventful Sunday.Plumlee discovered Sunday morning that his SUV had been broken into, and his wallet and checkbook were among the items stolen. Upon driving to the Portland Trail Blazers practice facility in order to take care of the business of contacting his bank and freezing his accounts, he was told to report to the office of Blazers president Neil Olshey...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Spike Lee wears Charles Oakley jersey to Knicks game

New York Knicks superfan Spike Lee made a statement with his choice of attire in attending Sunday’s game against San Antonio.Lee sat courtside and was clearly wearing a Charles Oakley jersey. This is definitely not a coincidence given recent events, and Lee, like many Knicks fans, is siding with Oakley in the fan favorite's ongoing feud with owner James Dolan. On a day when the Knicks...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Sprewell reconciles with Dolan days after Oakley incident

Just days after he instructed security to kick a beloved former New York Knicks player out of Madison Square Garden, team owner James Dolan has decided to reconcile with another.Latrell Sprewell, who was a fan favorite during his five seasons with the Knicks, publicly feuded with Dolan toward the end of his tenure in New York around 15 years ago. But, coincidentally of course, Dolan...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Magic entertaining trade offers for Ibaka

Less than a year after trading a significant haul to get him, the Orlando Magic may be preparing to part ways with forward Serge Ibaka.According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Magic are taking calls on Ibaka, who is set to be a free agent after the season and may not stay in Orlando.The Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat are said to be interested, and rival franchises believe Orlando will...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Quentin Moses dies in house fire

Former NFL player Quentin Moses lost his life as a result of a house fire early Sunday morning. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the fire started around 6am and also claimed the lives of 31-year-old Andria Godard and 10-year-old Jasmine Godard. Moses spent four seasons in the NFL with the Dolphins. Prior to that, he was a standout at the University of Georgia, where...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Love dealing with left knee soreness

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is dealing with soreness in his left knee and will sit out at least one game. The Cavaliers announced Saturday that Love felt the flareup after Sunday’s game. He will not play Tuesday, and will continue to be evaluated during the week. The Cavs have already dealt with depth issues this season. Even more worrying is the fact that Love very recently...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Syndergaard details his unique offseason activities

New York Mets ace Noah Syndergaard had an eventful offseason.Syndergaard, who already routinely hits 98 MPH on the radar gun, isn’t satisfied with that. Oh, and he’s been undertaking a rather unique diet during the offseason as well. Syndergaard has quickly established himself as one of baseball’s more colorful characters, with a particularly strong Twitter game. It helps that he...
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February 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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