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Miami Heat players join Ex-Hoosiers for Workouts in Indiana

TweetWe just had a great 3 days of getting better and going back to the basic and fundamentals of the game. Big thanks to my coach #TomCrean and his staff for opening up there home for @ud40 @norriscole @mchalmers15 #joshmcroberts and myself.. #CampIU #leadership The Miami Heat’s Mario Chalmers, Dwyane Wade (wearing an IU shirt), Norris Cole and Udonis Haslem, ex-IU stars Cody...
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Under Armour offer to Durant reportedly worth up to $285M

TweetAthletic apparel company Under Armour has made NBA MVP Kevin Durant quite a substantial endorsement offer, per a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com. The deal includes Under Armour...
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Report: Suns looking to trade Eric Bledsoe

TweetThe free agency stand off between restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns may be nearing an end soon. According to a report from Fox Sports 910 host Jude LaCava, the Suns are very much open to the idea of trading Bledsoe: “I’ll tell you this, and I think this is the first time it’s reported,” Jude LaCava said on Tuesday. “I do believe in my NBA...
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Former NFL referee Mike Carey declined to officiate Redskins games because of team name

TweetRetired NFL referee Mike Carey, who was one the first black referee in a Super Bowl and one of the league’s top refs for close to 20 years, recently revealed that he requested not to work Washington Redskins games due to the team’s name. “The league respectfully honored my request not to officiate Washington,” Carey said, via the Washington Post. “It happened sometime...
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Derrick Rose reportedly experiencing knee soreness

TweetDerrick Rose has shown flashes of his old self in two exhibition games for Team USA this summer, but according to reports the Chicago Bulls PG has been absent from the practice floor lately due to soreness in his surgically repaired knees. A source familiar with Rose’s condition told ESPNChicago.com’s Nick Friedell that Rose has been bothered by knee soreness since his return...
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Browns name Brian Hoyer starting quarterback for Week 1

TweetThe Cleveland Browns have been faced with the tough decision of naming a starter between veteran Brian Hoyer and hot-shot rookie first round QB Johnny Manziel. Early Wednesday, the Browns announced that they have chosen the start Hoyer in week 1 vs. the Steelers. “He was the clear leader from the beginning,” coach Mike Pettine said in a press release via NFL.com. “We...
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Steve Ballmer Put In His Two Week Notice From Microsoft

Tweet Steve Ballmer announced Today he is resigning from Microsoft’s board effective immediately. The decision comes six months after Satya Nadella succeeded Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft. “Given my confidence and the multitude of new commitments I am taking on now, I think it would be impractical for me to continue to serve on the board, and it is best for me to move off,” Ballmer...
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Statue of Kobe Bryant wrestling a black mamba appears in Taiwan

TweetI don’t really have much commentary to add that would do this statue of a naked Kobe Bryant with a giant black mamba snake draped all over him proper justice:   I’m confused and frankly terrified about what’s going on here. We get that Kobe is a huge figure overseas, but, wow. Let’s just say someone has a… vivid imagination in the way they visualize Mr. Bryant. A...
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Watch: LeBron take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on a boat

TweetCelebrities nationwide have jumped on board and taken ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral trend that raises ALS awareness and donations. The challenge requires someone to dump a bucket of ice water on themselves, post it to social media and nominate others to do the same. Cleveland Cavaliers superhero superstar LeBron James has joined a number of pro athletes and sports figures...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony Is Taking $62 Million Advance On Salary

Tweet New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is set to receive large portions of his $124 million contract in advance payments, according to people familiar with the matter. The seven-time All-Star will receive half of his $22.5 million salary this season early. His contract is set up the same way for future years too, meaning that he’ll eventually garner a little over $62 million...
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Sim Bhullar, 7-Foot-5 Center, Signs With The Kings

TweetThe Sacramento Kings have signed the NBA’s first player of Indian descent: Sim Bhullar. He stands at 7-feet, 5-inches tall, and weighing in at around 360 pounds. He’s a pretty big fella. Bhullar comes from Toronto, and played for New Mexico State last year. He was the tallest player in the NCAA and went undrafted in June. The Kings signed Bhullar on Thursday, although contract...
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Shelly Sterling Gets Some Ridiculous Perks Over Sell Of Clippers…

Tweet   You are not the No. 1 Los Angeles Clippers fan. Shelly Sterling holds that title, officially.   That was just one of the perks that the estranged wife of Donald Sterling received in the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, which was finalized on Tuesday. She actually gets the title of “Clipper’s Number 1 Fan” along with “Owner...
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Lebron James Reveals Baby Daughters Name On Instagram

TweetProud to be father, LeBron James may have just revealed the name of his soon-to-be-born daughter. Posting a Instagram photograph of him and pregnant wife Savannah Brinson on Friday, James wrote in the caption that he was treating his beloved to a trip in Greece before her impending due date. “Mykonos, Greece is spectacular!” the basketball star wrote. “Push gift to my...
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Watch: Sammy Watkins jukes Steelers DB out of his socks

TweetBuffalo Bills rookie Sammy Watkins is the most hyped wide receiver to come into the NFL in a while, and moves like these that he put on Steelers cornerback Lew Toler: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position:...
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Four Notre Dame players dismissed for academic fraud

TweetPer reports, Notre Dame has dismissed four players from their football team for academic fraud. All four players were slated to be starters this upcoming season. Four starters have been dismissed from ND after the school conducted an internal investigation this summer, sources close to the program told FOX Sports. The players being investigated are receiver DaVaris Daniels,...
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Kobe on potential Wiggins trade: Cavs are making a mistake

TweetBefore Kobe Bryant became the superstar he’s been for the past decade-plus, he was drafted 13th overall in 1996 by the Charlotte Hornets and promptly traded to the Lakers for veteran center Vlade Divac. The rest as they say, is history. With the Cavaliers set to send top draft choice Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota for Kevin Love, Bryant is comparing the move to Charlotte’s...
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Report: NBA offered to drop tampering fine if Raptors fired Drake

TweetEarlier this week the Toronto Raptors were fined $25,000 by the NBA after Drake — who’s officially the Raptors ambassador — openly Deadspin: [Raptors officials] refused to address a key detail – that the NBA offered to drop the tampering fine if the team agreed to strip Drake of his title. The Raptors apparently refused. Considering that having Drake represent them gives...
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Magic Johnson: L.A. will have NFL team within next two years

TweetThe city of Los Angeles has been without an NFL franchise to call their own since the mid-90′s, when both the Raiders and Rams left town for Oakland and St. Louis, respectively. NBA Hall of Famer turned business mogul Magic Johnson, who was in attendance at the Raiders-Cowboys joint practice Tuesday in nearby Oxnard, believes the city will have another franchise in the very...
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Greg Monroe to accept Pistons qualifying offer, will be unrestricted free agent in 2015

TweetRestricted free agent forward/center Greg Monroe has agreed to accept the Detroit Pistons qualifying offer, and will play for Detroit next season, per a report from USA Today. Monroe was unable to come to terms on a long term extension with the Pistons, and chose not to sign a lucrative offer sheet from another team this summer that Detroit would have had the option to match...
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Rory McIlroy Says He Got His Swag Back After Break-Up With Ex…

Tweet   Rory McIlroy is golf’s next superstar. His performance at the PGA championship this weekend, solidified the Irish star’s status in the future of golf, and at this point, no one’s even close. We’ve known about Rory’s remarkable talent for the past few years now, but his major lift in recent months is certainly something impressive. After he came off a brief slump...
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Clippers officially sold to Steve Ballmer, NBA sues Donald Sterling

TweetThe sale of the Los Angeles Clippers from the Sterling Family Trust to former Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer for a whopping $2 billion dollars is finally official and has been approved by the NBA. In the process, the NBA is also suing former controversial Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his futile attempts to block the sale. Per CBS’s Ken Berger: League source confirms...
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Shawn Marion meets with Indiana Pacers

TweetFree agent forward Shawn Marion met with the Indiana Pacers Monday regarding filling the void left by injured All-Star Paul George and free agent departee Lance Stephenson, ESPN reports. “What I came away with was he’s undecided with where he wants to play and what he wants to do,” Bird said at a news conference Tuesday. “But he does want to play for a contender.”...
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Scandrick's suspension caused by popping Molly with Draya?

TweetMonday, the Dallas Cowboys announced that cornerback Orlando Scandrick has been suspended 4 games by the NFL for testing positive for a banned substance. Turns out, that substance was a Molly he popped while on vacation with reality TV star and ex-girlfriend Draya. Per ESPN’s Ed Werner: Source: #Cowboys Orlando Scandrick suspension result of banned substance consumed in cocktail...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George changes number to 13 for a new nickname?

TweetIndiana Pacers All-Star Paul George — who suffered one of the most gruesome leg injuries in recent memory — will be changing his number from 24 to 13, per multiple reports. George originally chose to wear #24 for his idol Kobe Bryant, who changed his number from 8 to 24 mid-way through his career. George’s number change gives him the new nickname PG-13, something ESPN...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Carmelo Anthony looks like he's lost some weight

TweetApparently LeBron James isn’t the only NBA superstar who’s dropped some pounds. Check out this picture of a slimmed-down Carmelo Anthony from his Instagram account: .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width...
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