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Brazil elimated from Copa America on controversial goal

Peru beat Brazil 1-0 in their Group B Copa America game on Sunday after scoring a goal late on a hand ball. Raul Ruidiaz scored in the 75th minute for the lone goal of the game, but it appeared the ball deflected off his hand inside the box. Watch: Handballs do not get much more blatant than this. But Peru's goal counts. Yikes. #CopaAmerica #BRAvPER pic.twitter.com/6Fa4AApsP4...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami-Boston College benches clear after grand slam

During Sunday’s game between Miami and Boston College, Hurricanes infielder Edgar Michelangeli hit a grand slam in the seventh inning. What followed did not sit well with members of the Boston College team. With Miami leading 5-3, Michelangeli launched a home run to left field to extend the lead to more comfortable margin of 9-3. Michelangeli celebrated with a slow stroll and bat...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta calls for pitcher version of Home Run Derby, wants to participate

There has been some recent talk – some serious, some probably for fun – of putting a pitcher in the Home Run Derby. Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has taken that talk a step further: he wants a version of the Home Run Derby for pitchers only. “We both love to hit,” Arrieta said of himself and Madison Bumgarner, via MLB.com’s Carrie Muskat. “You talk to a lot of people who don’t like pitchers...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James mocked by Ayesha Curry over stepover, ‘high road’ comments

Ayesha Curry is not over the whole LeBron James stepover thing. James was called out by Klay Thompson on Sunday for taking Draymond Green’s trash talk personally, and James said he was going to take the “high road” in response. “Oh my goodness,” James laughed after being informed of Thompson’s comments. “I’m not going to comment on what Klay said because I know where it can go from...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Mo Speights: LeBron put his balls on Draymond Green's head

Golden State Warriors big man Marreese Speights does not believe his teammate Draymond Green should have been suspended for what Green did to LeBron James during Game 4. As far as Speights is concerned, Green did what he had to do. Shortly after it was announced that Green had been assessed another Flagrant 1 foul — his fourth of the playoffs — and will be suspended for Game 5,...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson ‘shocked’ LeBron James took trash talk personally

Klay Thompson had some strong words for LeBron James in the leadup to Monday night’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals. James had reportedly been upset that Draymond Green called him a b—-, and Thompson seemed genuinely surprised that that had turned controversial. Klay going at LeBron here at practice in regards to Draymond calling him bad names pic.twitter.com/zn1VtOhpNI — Sam Amick ...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry sends message with shoes at practice

Steph Curry heard enough about people mocking his shoes and decided to defend them himself. The reigning two-time league MVP responded to all the jokes about his new Curry 2 Low “Chef Curry” shoes by wearing them to the Golden State Warriors’ practice on Sunday. Stephen Curry's "fire." pic.twitter.com/XUw9QIV93D — Rusty Simmons (@Rusty_SFChron) June 12, 2016 Not only that...
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Terry Collins hospitalized before game, said to be ‘not feeling well’

Mets manager Terry Collins was sent to the hospital before the team’s game against Milwaukee on Sunday. The 67-year-old manager was alert and conscious and talking with the team’s assistant GM John Ricco, according to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News. The team would only reveal that Collins was “not feeling well” and was sent to the hospital for further testing after consulting...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCSB advances to CWS on walk-off grand slam

UCSB reached its first ever College World Series in perhaps the most dramatic way possible. Freshman Sam Cohen delivered a two-strike, pinch-hit walk-off grand slam in the top of the ninth inning Sunday off Louisville’s star closer to send the Gauchos to their first ever CWS. This is real...A walk-off GRAND SLAM to go to Omaha by UC Santa Barbara's Sam Cohen! #CWShttps://t.co...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley: Green had 'moral obligation' to hit LeBron

Not only does Charles Barkley believe that Draymond Green’s groin shot on LeBron James was justified, he said that the Warriors big man had no choice but to retaliate as he did. Barkley appeared on SiriusXM’s Bleacher Report Radio on Sunday and said that Green had a “moral obligation” to punch James back after James stepped over him during Game 4. “I gave Draymond a compliment...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green would be allowed to celebrate with Warriors

As part of his suspension for accumulating another Flagrant 1 foul in the playoffs, Draymond Green will not be allowed to attend Game 5 of the NBA Finals between his Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday at Oracle Arena. This is somewhat controversial because the Warriors lead the series 3-1 and could end up clinching the title that night, which would prevent...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 after being assessed flagrant 1 foul

If the Golden State Warriors are going to win the NBA title, they are going to have to do it without Draymond Green. The NBA announced Sunday that Green was assessed a flagrant 1 for what the league referred to as a “retaliatory swipe of his hand to the groin” of LeBron James during Game 4 (video here) which triggers an automatic one game ban for being his fourth flagrant of the...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen Curry has numerous health issues, may need offseason surgery

It is no secret that Stephen Curry has been playing through pain during the NBA playoffs. What we may not have known is just how much pain he’s been dealing with. According to Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Daily News, Curry’s MRI showed problems with his knees as well as both shoulders. That is in addition to the ankle problem he dealt with earlier in the playoffs. Some of these...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson has ceremonial title removed by Lakers

Magic Johnson will always be synonymous with the Lakers, rightfully so. However, he will no longer have the vice president title that was ceremoniously given to him. The Lakers great is very active on Twitter, with some of his tweets in recent months causing some uneasiness due to their nature. It’s no secret Johnson wants to see his former team back on top again and not at the...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors worry Green could be suspended

The Golden State Warriors fear that Draymond Green will be suspended for a potentially clinching Game 5, according to reports. According to Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated, there is “growing concern” that Green will be assessed a Flagrant 1 foul for his groin shot to LeBron James in Game 4. That would mean an automatic one-game suspension for Green for accumulating too many flagrant...
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Love on his critics: ‘Just never enough’

Kevin Love has been a source of criticism – not just this past week, but ever since he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s been written off as a square peg in a round hole who hinders the team and doesn’t do enough to help them win. Love hears it, and he doesn’t get it – nor does he know how to stop it. “Why do you think?” Love told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin when asked why he always...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets still trying to get meeting with Kevin Durant

The Houston Rockets might not be in the picture for Kevin Durant, but they’re reportedly still trying to change that. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, even though the Rockets aren’t an option now, they are still trying to get a face-to-face meeting with the star forward once free agency kicks off. PS: The Rockets, I'm told, remain hopeful they get a July face-to-face with Kevin...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors intend to keep Barnes, will match any offer

The future of Harrison Barnes has been a lingering question around the Golden State Warriors, with the forward poised to become a restricted free agent. According to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News, the Warriors intend to match any offer sheet that comes Barnes’ way, and the only way he will not be on the team next season is if he requests to leave. Deveney cites the Celtics...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan spent entire season hustling Pippen in Jumbotron races

Michael Jordan once spent an entire season winning $100 a game off Scottie Pippen over Jumbotron races, and Pippen was none the wiser as to why Jordan kept getting the better of him. ESPN’s Amin Elhassan relayed the story in an episode of “The Lowe Post,” with Jordan, a notorious gambler, figuring out who was going to win prerecorded races and betting Pippen $100 on the winner....
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: CBS parting ways with Mike Carey

CBS’s Mike Carey experiment is reportedly over. The network’s NFL rules analyst, often the target of ridicule by viewers and fans, reportedly won’t be brought back for the 2016 season, according to Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News. It is characterized as “highly unlikely” that CBS will look to replace him with another former referee, with one possibility being that the network...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons wore Steph Curry’s new shoes on Jimmy Kimmel (Video)

Stephen Curry’s latest shoe from Under Armour was released earlier this week and was roundly criticized on social media. That didn’t stop Bill Simmons from wearing a pair during a television appearance. Simmons was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Friday evening to promote his new talk show on HBO. When he came out on to the stage, Simmons did so in Curry 2 Low sneakers. Bill Simmons...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins: ‘No progress to speak of’ on contract talks

Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins are not close to a long-term contract agreement. Cousins told reporters that the two sides aren’t there yet, but he didn’t rule out coming to an agreement. Full Kirk Cousins quote on contract status: "No progress to speak of. So stay tuned. We'll find out; July 15th will be a determining day." — Tarik El-Bashir (@TarikCSN) June 11, 2016...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James was reportedly upset that Draymond Green called him a b—-

LeBron James appeared to lose his cool a bit toward the end of Cleveland’s Game 4 loss to Golden State in the NBA Finals, and now we know why. ESPN’s Chris Broussard spoke with James immediately after the game, and he said the Cavs star was irritated by Green’s groin shot, but the more significant issue is that Green called him a b—-. “Well, I walked out of the arena with him, and...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Von Miller crops Broncos GM John Elway out of photo on Instagram

The contract standoff between Von Miller and the Denver Broncos went public during the week, and Miller is not happy about it. In fact, Miller showed his displeasure by cropping general manager John Elway out of a photo he posted on Instagram from the team’s recent trip to Washington D.C. Miller’s post was a repost from DeMarcus Ware, who did not crop Elway out. One of...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green felt disrespected by LeBron James step-over

If there was one time during these controversial NBA playoffs for Draymond Green where his retaliation against an opponent was understandable, it was probably this one. Late in the fourth quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday, Green and LeBron James got into it after James stepped over Green. The Warriors forward said during an interview on NBA TV after the game that he...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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