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Hawks GM takes indefinite leave of absence – detailed report

TweetAtlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry has announced he will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from his duties with the NBA franchise, following the revelations regarding allegedly racist comments that were about Great Britain and Miami Heat small forward Luol Deng. Ferry was alleged to have said during a conference call in June that Deng “has a little African in...
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Ron Washington Reveals Why He Left The Texas Rangers

Tweet   IRVING, Texas — In his first public comments since abruptly resigning Sept. 5, former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said he was embarrassed and at a “very low time in my life” after not being true to his wife after 42 years of marriage. “I am embarrassed more than I have ever been in my life,” Washington said during a nearly four-minute-long statement he...
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A Novice’s Guide to Sports Betting

TweetMost people are familiar with the concept of sports betting, whether or not they’ve ever called up a bookie to place a bet. When it comes to sports, betting is a relatively commonplace and friendly endeavor where friends and rival fans bet $5.00 on the outcome of their teams’ upcoming meeting. From NCAA March Madness brackets to wagering on the Super Bowl, a small bet here...
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2014 SEC College Football Preview: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

TweetThe SEC is by far the best conference in college football, with seven Top 25 teams. Four SEC teams finished in the top 10 at the end of last season, and the SEC has produced eight of the last 11 national championship teams. NCAA football will see big changes this year, especially with the dissolution of the Bowl Championship Series. Despite these changes, and even though ACC...
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Gred Hardy agrees to be put on exempt list

TweetThe Carolina Panthers have announced that defensive end Greg Hardy, facing charges of domestic violence, has agreed to take a voluntary paid leave of absence from the team: “I understand that I need to step away from football right now and take care of this legal matter,” Hardy said in a statement courtesy of ProFootballTalk. “I am entitled to due process and my day in...
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LeBron James’ Hair Has Grown Back

Tweet On Tuesday night James appeared at Nike’s Oregon headquarters to promote the release of his new LeBron 12 line of shoes, but … that hair. What’s the opposite of receded? Growth, I guess. LeBron’s hair has magically grown back. The hair comeback is most noticeable in the power alleys. James didn’t quite have the deep alleys like Pat Riley or Billy Donovan, but he was...
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James Winston suspended for first half against Clemson

Tweet#1 Florida State has suspended 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston for the first half of their Saturday matchup against 22nd ranked Clemson, according to a report from ESPN. Winston reportedly was yelling obscenities on campus earlier this week, causing the Seminoles to sit their starting QB for a half. “As the university’s most visible ambassadors, student-athletes...
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Arrest Made In Theft Of Paul George’s Home

Tweet Police have arrested Michael Lewis, 43, Whitestown, in connection with an April 28 burglary at the home of Indiana Pacers forward Paul George. Lewis was arrested this morning after being brought to a police station for questioning, said Sgt. Kendale Adams of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Adams said DNA evidence led them to Lewis, but would not elaborate....
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Agent: Klay Thompson is a better two-way guard than Kobe

TweetGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will be entering a contract year in 2014-2015 and if you believe his agent, Thompson is a better player right now than Kobe Bryant. According to agent Bill Duffy, Thompson — fresh off of playing a key role in Team USA’s FIBA gold medal performance — is the best shooting guard in the NBA right now. Duffy is widely known...
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list during child abuse ordeal

TweetFacing charges and accusations of child endangerment and abuse, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been put on indefinite leave: Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list, requiring him to stay away until legal proceedings are resolved. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 17, 2014 Peterson will be away from the team...
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Tony Stewart Case Will Go To A Grand Jury

Tweet “Accordingly, the evidence developed in the investigation will be presented to an Ontario County grand jury in the near future.” Tantillo said grand jury proceedings in New York are strictly confidential and he could not say when the matter would be scheduled other than to say it would be in the “near future.” “Similarly, because of the confidential nature of these...
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NFL betting tips for week 3

TweetThe NFL season is in full swing now, having already provided fans with tons of drama and a slew of upsets. Week 2 in particular produced some unexpected upsets, including the Super Bowl champ Seattle Seahawks dropping an early road game to the San Diego Chargers. With NFL Week 3 odds taking shape, your friends at Los That Sports Blog are here to give you a few tips to make sure...
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The NFL This Season In One Meme

TweetWhat a season it’s been so far in the NFL, and its only Week 2! The climate has shifted in recent years, but with the league’s two most recent abuse scandals, courtesy of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, it really puts everything else into perspective. Football is a the most popular sport in America, but with all these off-the-field issues, they will forever plague the game...
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Watch: Arkansas State player plays dead during fake punt

TweetWith all the upsets in college football this past weekend it was easy to overlook the Arkansas State-Miami match up on Saturday, but thanks to this play by AK. State’s Booker Mays. With the Red Wolves lined up to punt, Mays played dead and dropped to the turf in a hilarious effort to distract Miami. Watch: .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 100%; height...
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Saints RB Mark Ingram out a month with broken hand

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, New Orleans Saints starting running back Mark Ingram will be out a month after suffering a broken hand in the Saints loss to the Cleveland Browns (!) Sunday: So it turns out Saints RB Mark Ingram has a broken hand expected to sideline him at least one month, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 15, 2014 Ingram came into the...
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Vikings Fan Showed Adrian Peterson Support, By Bringing A Switch To A Game

TweetThis Adrian Peterson fan may have just answered the question on most football fans’ minds this past weekend: What’s a switch? Peterson was deactivated by his team, following charges of allegedly abusing his son while spanking him. One fan showed up to the Minnesota Vikings game against the New England Patriots carrying AP’s disciplinary tool of choice, presumably in support...
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RGIII to miss extended time due to dislocated ankle

TweetThere may finally be a real QB controversy brewing in Washington. The ‘Skins put up 41 points in Sunday’s game against the Jaguars, despite losing their star quarterback Robert Griffin III int he first quarter to what’s been diagnosed as a dislocated ankle: Griffin, racing to his right as he scanned the field for the receiver while being chased by a pair of 242- and 243...
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Adrian Peterson reportedly indicted on child abuse charges

TweetAccording to a report from TMZ, Minnesota Vikings star running Adrian Peterson has been indicted on charges of child abuse in Texas. Fox 26 is TX is reporting the charge as reckless or negligent injury to a child. Peterson was missing from Vikings practice Thursday with what was reported as a “veteran’s day”. We will update with more information as it becomes available. -ALR
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WATCH: Reporter gives Coach K bottle of wine during presser

TweetAfter Team USA’s easy victory over Mexico last Saturday, head coach Mike Krzyzewski was asked by a reporter about potentially facing Slovenia. Thing is, Slovenia had yet to get past the Dominican Republic, so Coach K declined to speak on the potential match up but stated that he would be happy to discuss their next opponent over some wine. Watch: .embed-container { position...
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Paul George tweets controversial comments on Ray Rice incident, quickly apologizes

TweetEarly Thursday, Indiana Pacers injured star Paul George took to twitter to express some questionable view points on Ray Rice domestic violence incident that has turned the NFL upside down. Here are George’s ill-advised comments (most of which have since been deleted): Keep it 100 lets act on this police violence like we actin on this Ray Rice case! Stay strong homie ! —...
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Latest concussion possibly ending John Abraham’s NFL career

TweetNFL veteran John Abraham, who plays defensive end and linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals, suffered a concussion in Monday’s game against the Chargers. Unfortunately the concussion may cause the end of Abraham’s impressive career, according to a report from Adam Schefter: After suffering another concussion Monday night, Cardinals LB John Abraham has left the team, quite...
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Chauncey Billups retires from NBA after 17 seasons

TweetFive-time All-Star guard Chauncey Billups has announced that he is retiring from the NBA. “It’s just time. I know when it’s time,” Billups told Yahoo Sports. “My mind and my desire is still strong. I just can’t ignore the fact that I haven’t been healthy for three years. I can try again and get to a point where I think I can go, but I just can’t sustain. Me not...
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Roy Hibbert Shows Police Officers Random Act Of Kindness

Tweet   The past few months haven’t been good for the reputations of police officers across the country. And while Americans continue to struggle with their relationships with law enforcement, NBA player Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers Instagrammed an unforgettable moment of kindness yesterday between an officer and a homeless man. From inside his car, Hibbert saw an Indianapolis...
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John Calipari to hold combine-style practice for NBA execs

TweetJohn Calipari has secured a reputation of producing top NBA draft prospects at Kentucky. Now, the famed coach is set to take the bar up another notch. Per a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, Calipari is finalizing a deal to hold a combine-style, 2-day practice session geared at putting his players on display for NBA personnel. Calipari and his staff have been in contact...
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Colts DE Robert Mathis tears Achilles, out for season

TweetThe Indianapolis Colts were already without star pass rusher Robert Mathis for the first 4 games of the season due to NFL suspension, but an injury the defensive end suffered last weekend that will keep him sidelined much longer. According to ProFootballTalk, Mathis tore his Achilles tendon during a personal workout. Mathis led the AFC with 19.5 sacks in 2013 and was a key member...
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