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WATCH: Blake Griffin pours water on Warriors fan

Tweet The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors were locked into game one of what is shaping up to be the best series of the opening round of the playoffs. Given the history between these two teams, the refs were calling it extremely closely, leading to a ton of fouls. Blake Griffin became a casualty of those close calls and fouled out with just minutes to left...
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Brandon Phillips’s photobomb game is strong

Tweet Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips has a pretty good handle on social media. Friday afternoon before the Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1 at Wrigley Field, Phillips executed a glorious photobomb on USA Women’s Hockey player Molly Schaus: Sneaky photobomb by @DatDudeBP #hemustdoboxjumps pic.twitter.com/WKhKjyaIxb — Molly Schaus (@schaus729) April 18...
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Video: James Harden doesn’t give a damn about defense

Tweet James Harden is easily one of the NBA’s best scorers. He’s capable of hanging 25+ on an opposing defense at any time. But when it comes to his own defense, Harden might be one of the laziest defenders in the league. Check out this lowlight reel assembled by Youtube user How U with a collection of some of Harden’s worst defensive possessions from the 2013-2014 season...
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Mark Cuban thinks Bucks selling for $550M is a ‘bargain’

Tweet Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been shy. He also knows business, and thinks the Milwaukee Bucks were sold well below their value. The Bucks were sold by long-time owner Herb Kohl to a couple of investors for $550 million, about half of what Cuban believes NBA franchises are worth. “I think they got off cheap,” Cuban said via ESPN Dallas. “I think that...
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Jabari Parker to enter 2014 NBA Draft

Tweet Duke freshman All-American Jabari Parker, one of the best players in the nation, has announced that he will be entering the 2014 NBA Draft. Parker made the announcement in an article he wrote for Sports Illustrated that was posted Thursday: “Today I sent my letter of intent to the NBA. That makes it official — my days as a Duke basketball player are over.” Parker...
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Jets sign RB Chris Johnson

Tweet Former Titans running  back Chris Johnson has finally found a new team. Per multiple reports, Johnson has agreed to sign with the New York Jets. The deal is for two years and worth up to $9 million, according to PFT. Per source, Chris Johnson's two-year deal has a base value of $8 million, with another $1 million available in incentives based on yardage. —...
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Tyson Chandler wouldn’t be happy with another lost Knicks season

Tweet Not many professional athletes find losing acceptable. Include New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler as one of those players. Tuesday before the Knicks played the Brooklyn Nets in a meaningless game, Chandler aired his thoughts on the lost 2013-2014 season and how he feels about the potential of a lost 2014-2015 season. “I definitely don’t want to waste another season...
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Michigan’s Nick Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III to enter 2014 NBA Draft

Tweet After leading Michigan deep into the NCAA tournament the past two seasons, sophomores Nick Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III will be skipping their final two years of eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. The decision was confirmed in a press release from the University Tuesday. “For as long as I can remember I have had a goal of playing in the NBA, whether it was...
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Watch: Iman Shumpert drops Paul Pierce with crossover, later finishes fast break with an off-the-glass alley-oop

Tweet New York Knicks guard/forward Iman Shumpert had himself quite a night against the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday. Shumpert took advantage of a resting playoff-bound Nets team on a couple of highlight-worthy plays. First, Shumpert got ol’ man Paul Pierce to bite and drop on a nifty crossover:   Next, Shumpert finished high above the rim on an alley-oop from Toure’ Murry...
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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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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