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Colin Cowherd is still a jerk and still doesn’t like John Wall

Tweet Radio personality and overall douche bag Colin Cowherd might be one of the biggest jerks in sports media, but is somehow still relevant. While Cowherd has had many moments of idiocy, his blatant dislike of Washington Wizards point guard John Wall might just take the cake. Four years ago, Cowherd went on a rant about a then 20-year-old Wall doing the Dougie before his...
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Shaq’s LinkedIn page is awesome

Tweet Four-time NBA champion and sure-bet Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal can be pretty entertaining. It’s only fitting that his profile on the professional social networking platform LinkedIn is equally as comical. Here’s a snapshot of Shaq’s actual LinkedIn page, courtesy of Deadspin and Slate: “Owner, A lot of companies” and “My best asset is that I am proven...
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Watch: Albert Pujols smacks 500th career home run

Tweet Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slugger Albert Pujols became the 26th major leaguer to hit 500 home runs when he sent his seventh and AL-leading eighth homers of the season Tuesday night against the Nationals. Watch: Your browser does not support iframes. Pujols also became the fourth youngest to reach the milestone. early on this season, Pujols has looked a lot more like...
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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle declares for 2014 NBA Draft

Tweet Julius Randle, a member of the heralded 2013-2014 freshman class, announced Tuesday that he will be entering the 2014 NBA Draft. BREAKING: Kentucky forward Julius Randle has announced he'll enter the NBA Draft. pic.twitter.com/ymnLYdekG2 — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 22, 2014 Randle, who helped lead Kentucky to the NCAA Championship game this season, joins...
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Gregg Popovich named 2013-2014 NBA Coach of the Year

Tweet Not often does the NBA’s best head coach win the Coach of the Year award, but apparently 2013-2014 is an exception to the trend. According to reports, San Antonio Spurs long-time head coach Gregg Popovich will be receiving the honor for this season and rewarded for managing the league’s best team in the competitive Western Conference. Popovich takes home the award...
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Video: Kevin Durant makes a ridiculous off-balance shot for a four-point play

Tweet Kevin Durant might be from another planet. That’s the only way to describe this insane three-pointer he buried — while being fouled — as part of a four-point play that helped OKC force overtime against the Grizzlies Monday night. Watch:   That’s the definition of “clutch”. Some people think clutch only means making a ton of shots late in the game; which...
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Watch: DeAndre Jordan slams alley-oop all over Stephen Curry

Tweet Golden State stole game one of their opening round series against the Clippers over the weekend, but Los Angeles responded with a 138-98 drubbing of the Warriors in game two. And the dismantling can be summed up in one highlight. Watch as Clippers center DeAndre Jordan skies over Warriors PG Stephen Curry to finish an alley-oop from Chris Paul:     Curry didn’t...
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Knicks fire Mike Woodson; Steve Kerr believes he will be in the running to replace him

Tweet Monday the New York Knicks made the decision that was the worse kept secret in the NBA and fired head coach Mike Woodson after two and a half seasons. The Knicks regressed from a 54-win season last year to a 37-45 campaign in 2014-2015, missing the playoffs. It appeared as if Woodson had lost control of the players throughout the year, causing many to question whether...
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Joakim Noah wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year award in a landslide

Tweet Chicago Bulls intense center Joakim Noah, as expected, ran away with the 2014-2015 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. And it wasn’t even close. Despite a number of players worthy of receiving votes, Noah took 100 of 125 first place votes and finished with a total of 555 points in the balloting, almost triple the points of runner up Roy Hibbert from the Indiana...
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Reds CF Billy Hamilton beats out a grounder to 1st base

Tweet Know when you realize that your speed is off the charts? When you can beat out a routine ground ball to first base with no error committed on the play, which is exactly what Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton did Sunday against the Cubs: Your browser does not support iframes. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo played the grounder cleanly but Hamilton is so quick...
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ESPN blamed for Raptors-Nets shot clock malfunction

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Al Jefferson needed two injections in foot, plans to play

Tweet Playing the postseason doesn’t come every season for a franchise like the Charlotte Bobcats. And with this being their first trip to the playoffs since 2010 and only their second postseason berth in 10 seasons, their best player plans to do everything he can to keep playing. Bobcats center Al Jefferson needed not one but two shots in his foot to deal with the plantar...
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LaMarcus Aldridge scores a Trail Blazers playoff record 46 points against Rockets

Tweet The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets played one of the more exciting playoff games of the series openers this past weekend, with the Trail Blazers notching a 122-120 OT victory that literally went down to the final seconds. The Blazers were led by LaMarcus Aldridge, one of the darkhorse MVP candidates from the regular season. Aldridge hung a Trail Blazer-record...
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Watch: Kemba Walker crosses up James Jones and buries the three

Tweet The scrappy 2013-2014 Charlotte Bobcats introduced themselves to the casual NBA fan Sunday in their first round opener against the Heat and probably won a few fans, despite losing 99-88 in Miami. One of the Bobcats’ best players in Kemba Walker, and his handle will make for a couple highlight-worthy plays a game. Like for instance, this beautiful playground-esque crossover...
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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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