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Real Madrid president wants his team in NBA

The president of Real Madrid has his eyes set on some big goals. Specifically, Florentino Perez would like to get his team into the NBA. “I would love to have Real Madrid play in the NBA,” Perez said in a radio interview via ABC Spain. Perez also said he intends to speak with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about the matter when the Boston Celtics come to Spain in October to face...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh dominates ‘Late Late Show’ staff in game of 1-on-30 (Video)

Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh allowed opponents to shoot 55.3 percent at the rim against him last season. But based on his appearance on CBS’ “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on Wednesday night, you’d think that number would be a lot closer to triple zeroes. The two-time NBA champion challenged the entire show’s staff to a friendly game of 1-on-30 and proceeded to...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray: LeSean McCoy has to move on with his life

DeMarco Murray took some time on Thursday to come out and say what many of us are thinking about LeSean McCoy. GET OVER IT. In a recent interview with GQ Magazine, McCoy took a shot at Murray, who is replacing LeSean as the starting running back with the Philadelphia Eagles. “I think Murray’s good,” McCoy said. “But I don’t see him as competition as far as the best backs...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seth Curry turned down Warriors to sign with Kings

  It seems like to this point of his young basketball career, Kings guard Seth Curry has gotten this far because he has been fortunate enough to share a last name with father Dell, the Hornets legend, and older brother Stephen, the reigning MVP and defending NBA champion. But this past offseason, the younger Curry decided to go full Harry Truman and declare, “The buck stops...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter essentially calls Roger Goodell a liar

Adam Schefter on Thursday came as close as you can possibly come to calling Roger Goodel a liar without actually using the word. As you may know, the New England Patriots and the NFL have been going back and forth for months over the suspensions of equipment managers John Jastremski and Jim McNally. The two team employees were suspended after damning text messages that were exchanged...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather’s top 10 most infamous moments

As divisive welterweight icon Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes the ring for the 49th (and presumably final) time against Andre Berto this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, what more can be said about his controversial yet brilliant 19-year career as it comes to a close? Amidst the millions upon millions earned, the never-ending deluge of counter punches, shoulder rolls, and...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro’s five worst moves as Phillies GM

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Thursday that the contract of Ruben Amaro Jr. would not be renewed in a move long awaited by frustrated fans. Amaro oversaw the team’s successful run from 2009-2011, but he also made several moves that contributed to the team’s nosedive to the bottom of the standings. Viewed as a GM who held on too tightly to the past, Amaro gave out multiple...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather denies covering up failed drug tests

Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday issued a statement addressing the growing speculation that he may have engaged in some shady behavior that indicates he covered up failed drug tests. “As already confirmed by the USADA Statement, I did not commit any violations of the Nevada or USADA drug testing guidelines,” Mayweather wrote. “I follow and have always followed the rules of...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN conveniently edits Mike Reiss reaction piece to new Spygate report

ESPN released a 10,000-word bombshell report earlier this week that drummed up a lot of old emotions about Spygate. There was some great work done by Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham, but the story was not flawless. And ESPN is not about to stand by and let one of its own employees point out more than a few of those flaws. Mike Reiss, who covers the New England Patriots for...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers shares secret to avoiding interceptions

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been by far the most efficient passer in the NFL over the past four or five years, and that is hardly an accident. Sure, Rodgers is physically gifted. But like all the greats, most of his success is bred between the ears. In a recent interview with Peter King of The MMQB, Rodgers spoke at length about the importance of avoiding turnovers...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan has photo of wife’s feet on his desk?

The 2015 NFL season is set to officially kick off on Thursday night, and there are a number of questions about certain teams that need to be answered. But before we do that, we must examine a much more important issue. Does Rex Ryan have a photo of his wife’s feet on his desk? On Thursday morning, North Shore Animal League America shared the photo you see above on Facebook...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: IK Enemkpali facing 'at least' four-game suspension

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is expected to miss the first four games of the season with a broken jaw, and the man who injured him could be out just as long. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Buffalo Bills practice squad linebacker I.K. Enemkpali is facing “at least” a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he punched Smith...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Donte' Stallworth: Patriots are aiming to 'embarrass' teams

The 2014 Patriots were the best team in the NFL, but they have a slightly new look heading into this season. Both of New England’s starting cornerbacks from their Super Bowl championship squad, Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, are gone. Vince Wilfork, the anchor of Bill Belichick’s interior defense for years, has also moved on. But thanks to Deflategate, the Patriots should...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning rates himself an ‘amateur’ trash talker

Peyton Manning may be one of the best actors and funniest guys in the NFL, but he does not fancy himself an artist when it comes to talking trash. In a recent interview with CNN’s Rachel Nichols, Manning was asked where he would rate his trash talking game. While he has mastered many things during his 17-year NFL career, smack talking is apparently not one of them. “I’d say...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis fans unhappy school plans to honor John Calipari

By Steve DelVecchio John Calipari has been credited with putting the Memphis basketball program on the map, and his former employer plans to pay tribute to him for that during the upcoming season. On Wednesday, University of Memphis president David Rudd announced that the Tigers have planned a ceremony to honor Calipari in December. UMass, the school that gave Calipari his first...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: MGM cancels closed circuit viewing parties for Mayweather fight

The MGM reportedly cancelled all of their closed circuit viewing parties for Saturday's Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Andre Berto fight over a lack of interest. Mitch Moss, a host at ESPN 1100 in Las Vegas, reported the news over Twitter Wednesday. Per sources: MGM canceled all their closed circuit viewing parties for the Mayweather fight this weekend. — Mitch Moss (@MitchMossRadio...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Metta World Peace expected to sign with Lakers

Metta World Peace appears to be on his way back to joining the Lakers. The free agent forward has been working out at the Lakers’ facility this summer. He continued working out with the team’s players this week, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that World Peace is expected to sign a one-year deal with the team later this month. The LA Daily News’ Mark Medina reports...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Votto goes nuts after being ejected

Joey Votto was ejected during the eighth inning of Wednesday's Pirates-Reds game in Cincinnati for arguing a strike call, and boy did he ever lose his mind. Votto, who was 1-for-3 in the game with two strikeouts, was already ticked about a 1-1 call in the fourth inning. A pitch he thought was a ball was called a strike, giving him a 1-2 count. He ended up punching out in the at...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mack Brown: Don’t blame me for state of Texas program

The Texas Longhorns are in bad shape this season after being utterly embarrassed in their season-opening 38-3 loss to Notre Dame. Charlie Strong has already made a major change to his coaching staff in response to the defeat, as he stripped Shawn Watson of play-calling duties and handed them to Jay Norvell. This is Strong's second season on the job since taking over the program...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dari Nowkhah responds to Colin Cowherd over ESPNU jab

ESPNU host Dari Nowkhah took offense to Colin Cowherd’s shot at the network and decided to respond over Twitter. Cowherd left ESPN for FOX Sports over the summer and his show on the new network debuted Tuesday. Although Cowherd was associated with the ESPN brand because of his presence on the company’s radio network and TV shows, he says he was really just leaving ESPNU, a much...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather accused of manipulating USADA to cover up failed drug tests

Days before his potential retirement fight from the sport of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is being accused of shady behavior regarding drug testing. Specifically, a longform piece by respecting boxing writer Thomas Hauser for SB Nation accuses Mayweather of manipulating drug testing organization USADA to cover failed tests over the years. Among other things, Hauser suggests Mayweather...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez defends Matt Harvey against Mets

  Matt Harvey found a friend in the media to defend him in his spat with the Mets over an innings limit, and it was none other than Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez. Martinez, who pitched for the Mets from 2005-2008 but struggled with injuries during his time with the team, weighed in on the matter via Twitter Tuesday. The Mets have to monitor how many stressful innings Harvey...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NYPD investigating after James Blake mistakenly arrested

James Blake was slammed to the ground and handcuffed as he left his New York hotel on Wednesday by plain-clothed police officers who mistook him for an identity theft criminal. Blake was leaving the Grand Hyatt on 42nd Street in New York and heading to the US Open when a plainclothes officer charged at him and tackled him to the ground. Soon thereafter, four other undercover officers...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yadier Molina accidentally breaks bat in half tapping home plate

  On paper, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been experiencing a bit of a dip in his power numbers this season. The youngest Molina brother only has four home runs on the year and is posting at or near career lows in both isolated power (.085) and home run to fly ball ratio (3.0 percent). But Yadi still passes the eye test with flying colors as his now-deceased baseball bat...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork, Carli Lloyd compete in field-goal kicking contest (Video)

Houston Texans defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is a true Renaissance man. From his immaculate sense of fashion to his clinics in interpretive dance, Wilfork is always finding new ways to bless us with his talents. This week, the five-time Pro Bowler showcased another one of his endless array of skills: field-goal kicking. Tuesday’s latest episode of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” saw...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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