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NFL coach compares Teddy Bridgewater to Willie Beamen

Tweet NFL Draft season might be just as much fun as the actual games themselves. With all the reports about which draft prospect’s is falling and why, it’s almost like a soap opera or election campaign with all the mud that gets slung around. Take for instance Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. When the college season concluded, Bridgewater was hailed as the best...
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Watch: Nick Young executes swaggiest layup ever against Memphis

Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers 2013-2014 season has been a major disappointment, but one of the most entertaining things about it has been the unleashing of Nick “Swaggy P” Young on Los Angeles. Young is a classic gunner off the bench for the Lakers, and Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies Young executed a 360 layup that was just glorious. Watch: Young attempted the same...
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Bubba Watson celebrated his Masters win just where you would expect him to: Waffle House

Tweet Bubba Watson took home his second Masters title in three years this past weekend, and afterwards he went to the most Bubba Watson place ever to celebrate. Watson posted a selfie of him and his family at Waffle House Sunday night, and it was glorious: Champ dinner @WaffleHouse! #hashbrowns #covered pic.twitter.com/rXuaHtXqj5 — bubba watson (@bubbawatson) April 14, 2014...
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WATCH: Stephen Curry drops season-high 47 points on Blazers

Tweet There are few players that can fill it up like a hot-shooting Stephen Curry. Check out highlights of the Golden State Warriors point guard’s season-high 47-point performance in an overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers from Sunday night: Curry knocked down 16 of his 29 field goal attempts, including 7-14 from three-point range. He did everything he could to get...
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Joe Dumars out as Pistons president

Tweet According to a report from the ESPN and the Associate Press, the Detroit Pistons have declined to renew the contract of Joe Dumars, effectively ending his stint as the team’s president of basketball operations after 14 years. Dumars contract runs through June 30th but ESPN reported last week that Dumars was expected to resign before that date. Dumars orchestrated...
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Johnny Manziel scored a 32 on the Wonderlic at NFL Combine

Tweet Everyone knows that Johnny Manziel is a play maker. According to his scores on the Wonderlic test at February’s combine, Manziel is also be smarter than the average QB. According to a report from NFL Network’s Albert Breer via ESPN, Breer reported Friday that Manziel scored a 32 on the Wonderlic, higher than both Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater, who join Manziel...
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Johnny Manziel scored a 32 at NFL Combine

Tweet Everyone knows that Johnny Manziel is a play maker. According to his scores on the Wonderlic test at February’s combine, Manziel is also be smarter than the average QB. According to a report from NFL Network’s Albert Breer via ESPN, Breer reported Friday that Manziel scored a 32 on the Wonderlic, higher than both Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater, who join Manziel...
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Colin Kaepernick tweets statement about TMZ’s reported sexual assault case

Tweet San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines Thursday when TMZ reported that he was a “suspect” in a sexual assault case in Miami. Although Kaepernick has not been charged with a crime as yet, many have ran with the story as if he has. Kaepernick took to twitter Friday morning to release a statement about the incident and TMZ’s report. Here is...
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WATCH: Andre Iguodala drops Quincy Miller with nasty crossover

Tweet As an avid basketball fan I can appreciate a good crossover as much as anyone, but what Andre Iguodala did to Nuggets’ forward Quincy Miller Thursday night live on TNT was just mean. Watch: Clean up, aisle #30. You couldn’t have choreographed a more textbook ankle-breaker. It looked like Miller was doing a dance move or diving for some loose change. Or maybe Miller...
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Eli Manning to have ankle surgery

Tweet New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Thursday, according to a report from the NY Daily News. The surgery will require 6-8 weeks of recovery time. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, NC. “I think it’s smart to get this procedure done now so the ankle isn’t an ongoing issue. I...
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Report: Knicks gauged John Calipari’s interest in being their next head coach

Tweet John Calipari has been all over the news this week…according to a report from ESPN New York, The Knicks are doing their due diligence to find out if Calipari would be interested in coaching them next season. Per Ian Begley: In January, the Knicks, via a third party, reached out to Calipari to gauge his interest in coaching the Knicks next season, a league source familiar...
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Kentucky's John Calipari highly critical of NCAA in new book

Tweet John Calipari came within minutes of winning his second NCAA title in three years with Kentucky earlier in this month but according to some excerpts from his new book, Calipari is not happy with the current state of college basketball, likening the NCAA to the Soviet Union. In his soon-to-be-released book “Players First: Coaching From the Inside Out”, Calipari...
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WATCH: Reds CF Billy Hamilton is ridiculously fast

Tweet The Cincinnati Reds have big plans for speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton. So big, Cincinnati let 2013 All-Star and fan favorite Shin-Soo Choo walk in free agency to open up a spot for Hamilton to play everyday. Hamilton started the season off on a slow note, but he put his next-level speed on full display Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The sequence that...
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Matt Hasselbeck's funny tweet about being tested for PEDs

Tweet NFL veteran Matt Hasselbeck, currently a backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, is quite the character. The 38-year-old QB had a hilarious response to being randomly tested for steroids Wednesday, which he tweeted earlier in the day: Random drug testing.
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UMass guard Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay D-1 basketball player

Tweet Derrick Gordon, a redshirt sophomore guard playing for the University of Massachusetts, announced in a story with ESPN that he is gay. Gordon’s announcement makes him the first openly gay NCAA division one basketball player and second NCAA player to come out this year. “I just didn’t want to hide anymore, in any way,” Gordon told ESPN. “I didn’t want to have...
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Lakers reportedly leaning towards firing Mike D'Antoni

Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers are wrapping up one of the worst seasons in franchise history, which could lead ot the dismissal of the head coach many fans never bought into in the first place. According to a report from ESPN’s Dave McMcnamin, the Lakers are leaning towards letting head coach Mike D’Antoni go at the season’s end. D’Antoni was hired early in 2012 to replace...
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Coach calipari shoots down rumor that he’s leaving Kentucky for NBA

Tweet Monday after his Wildcats lost the NCAA Tournament final to UConn, Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari quickly dismissed a rumor that he was leaving UK to coach the Los Angeles Lakers. The rumor was started by basketball analyst and former Kentucky All-American Rex Chapman, who tweeted that Coach Cal to the Lakers was a “done deal”. Was messin' '...
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Titans reportedly to release RB Chris Johnson Friday

Tweet According to a report from ESPN, the Tennessee Titans will be releasing running back Chris Johnson Friday. The Titans were said to be attempting to trade Johnson, but his reluctance to take a pay cut to accommodate a trade apparently lowered his trading block value. Johnson has rushed for over 1,000 yards in each of his first six seasons, including 2,006 yards in 2009...
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DeSean Jackson agrees to three-year deal with Redskins

Tweet Wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles last week, has agreed to a three-year contract with the Washington Redskins, per multiple reports. Jackson confirmed the signing with posts on Twitter and Instagram Tuesday evening: ITS GOIN DOWN !! BURGUNDY & GOLD http://t.co/tPN4g6AbeS — Desean Jackson (@DeseanJackson10) April 2, 2014 ...
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Wiggins to be represented by Roc Nation Sports?

Tweet Kansas star freshman and potential top overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins made his decision to jump to the NBA official Monday, and he may be nearing a decision for an agent as well. According to a report from CSNNW.com’s Chris Haynes, Wiggins is choosing between BDA Sports and Jay Z’s growing Roc Nation Sports to represent him. Roc Nation already has a number of...
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WATCH: Grady Sizemore Returns to MLB Regular Season, Launches First HR Since 2011

Tweet Grady Sizemore was out of baseball for the past two seasons. Sizemore had once looked like a five-tool player that could be a perennial All-Star, but a slew of injuries—most notably surgeries on both knees—derailed his promising career. After signing with the Boston Red Sox this winter and impressing in Spring Training, though, Sizemore earned the starting center...
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DeMarcus Cousins Plays Early April Fool’s Joke, Won’t Be Release R&B Album

Tweet If you decided to check out the Instagram or the website of Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins, you might have been in for an interesting surprise. Cousins’ Instagram page featured a snap of what seemed to be his R&B album entitled “Misunderstood” under the moniker “Boogie Smooth.” Going to his website redirected you to a promo for the same album...
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Andrew Wiggins reportedly to declare for NBA Draft Monday

Tweet According to a report from ESPN Andrew Wiggins, the 6’8″ freshman phenom for the Kansas Jayhawks, will announce his decision to enter the 2014 NBA Draft Monday. Kansas has scheduled a 3p E.T. press conference for Wiggins to make the announcement. It has widely been believed that Wiggins would be a one-and-done prospect. Despite receiving mixed reviews about his game...
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Kentucky coaches, AD get bonuses after Harrison's shot

Tweet When Aaron Harrison buried a last-second three pointer to lift Kentucky over Michigan, a trip to the Final Four wasn’t the only reward. The Final Four berth landed Kentucky’s coaches and athletic director close to $330,000 in bonuses, per a report from USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz: Aaron Harrison's shot was worth nearly $330,000 in Final Four bonuses to #Kentucky...
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Kentucky freshman Aaron Harrison hits game-winning three to send Wildcats to Final Four

Tweet Sunday evening, Kentucky and Michigan gave up undoubtedly the best game of this year’s NCAA Tournament. And Kentucky freshman Aaron Harrison gave the Wildcats the win with the biggest shot of his life. Locked in a 72-72 tie, Harrison got a pass from his twin brother Andrew before pulling up from long range to bury this incredibly clutch three pointer with less than...
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