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Watch: Kobe Bryant scores 27 points in 28 minutes against Utah

TweetKobe is still looking like vintage Kobe in the preseason. The Los Angeles Lakers most likely won’t be very good this season, but the return of a healthy Kobe Bryant is something for fans to look forward to. Lucky for them, Kobe is looking like his old self these days. Watch as Kobe pours in 27 points in just 28 minutes against the Utah Jazz Thursday night: .embed-container...
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MJ: ‘You can’t make the same money playing fewer games’

TweetThis preseason the NBA is experimenting with a shoter 44-minute game between the Celtics and Nets, which had led to some of the league’s superstars — LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki specifically — calling for a shorter season instead. Charlotte Hornets owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan isn’t a fan of the idea, stating that his love of basketball made playing 82 games...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL fines Vontaze Burfict $25,000 for twisting Panthers player’s ankles

TweetAfter the Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers tie in Week 6, several Panthers players were publicly complaining about Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict twisting their ankles after tackles. Apparently the NFL was paying attention, and Burfict has been fined $25,000 for the incidents: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict will be fined $25,000 for twisting Cam Newton's and Greg...
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Watch: For NBA point guard Jason ‘White Chocolate’ Williams has still got it

Tweet During his NBA career, point guard Jason Williams was one of the more entertaining players the league. Apparently ‘White Chocolate’ still has some game at 38, and has been putting on a show in an Orlando pro-am league. Watch: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe...
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Watch: For NBA point guard Jason ‘White Chocolate’ has still got it

TweetDuring his NBA career, point guard Jason Williams was one of the more entertaining players the league. Apparently ‘White Chocolate’ still has some game at 38, and has been putting on a show in an Orlando pro-am league. Watch: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe...
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Cowboys running back Joseph Randle arrested for shoplifting

TweetPer a report from ESPN, Dallas Cowboys backup running back Joseph Randle was arrested Monday for attempting to steal merchandise from a local shopping mall: Randle was charged with a misdemeanor Class B theft of $50 to $500, according to Frisco, Texas, police. He was released on writ bond at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. Frisco Police Lt. Jason Jenkins said Randle is accused of...
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Watch: Jamal Crawford stares down Trail Blazers bench before three-point shot even goes in

Tweet Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford was on fire Sunday against his former team the Portland Trail Blazers, sinking six three-pointers in 23 minutes of action in the preseason matchup. Crawford was so hot from outside, that he turned to stare at the Trail Blazer bench before one of his three-point attempts even connected. Watch: .embed-container { position: relative; padding...
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Watch: Kobe shows respect after long Steph Curry three-pointer

Tweet Everyone knows that Stephen Curry can shoot. But after Curry calmly buried a deep three-pointer while being blanketed defensively by Kobe Bryant in Sunday’s preseason game, Kobe had to show Curry some respect: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container...
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Texas Tech WR has career game with jersey name misspelled

Tweet Texas Tech sophomore Devin Lauderdale caught the first two touchdowns of his career in the first quarter against West Virginia on two consecutive drives. His second catch of the game was a 76-yard bomb from Davis Webb to break the game open at 14-3. There’s just one problem: Devin Lauderdale of #texastech scores 2 TDs in 1q. May never again let them spell his name correctly...
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Yankees, Cashman agree on three year deal

Tweet The Yankees have re-signed general manager Brian Cashman to a three-year contract. Cashman has been New York’s GM since 1998, when the Yankees won the World Series in his first season. He has built three more championship teams, most recently in 2009. The Yankees have missed the postseason the last two seasons, the first time they’ve done that since 1992-93. Now he has...
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Video: Eagles make video mocking the NY Giants

Tweet   It’s safe to say that these two teams hate each other. After a week going back and forth, picture-taking verbal abuse between the Giants and Eagles, the insults have now turned comical. Literally. On Friday, the Eagles dropped an animated video on the team’s official Twitter account mocking “Little” Eli Manning (the character’s name), who is standing confidently...
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Bose sending out free headphones to NFL teams

Tweet Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that cost San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as indicated by these images tweeted out by the Carolina Panthers and a few members of...
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Colts Owner Jim Irsay is back from suspension

Tweet Colts owner Jim Irsay’s suspension has come to an end, and Irsay can again retake his perch as the leader of the team that is the love of his life. Irsay was suspended for six games by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after he pleaded guilty in Hamilton County last month to one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a Class C misdemeanor. His sentence included one...
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Watch: Gordon Hayward posterizes Joel Freeland

Tweet The Utah Jazz signed forward Gordon Hayward to a max contract extension this past summer, and it looks like Hayward is ready to give the Jazz a nice return on their investment. Take this play from the Jazz’s preseason game against the Trail Blazers Thursday night as an example. Hayward takes the handoff outside of the three-point line, and aggressively attacks the basket...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley leaves Grizzlies, signs with Shanghai Sharks

Tweet Michael Beasley has left Memphis Grizzlies training camp and will sign a contract with a team in China, his agent told Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Wojnarowski reports Beasley will sign with the Shanghai Sharks, the team owned by former NBA center Yao Ming. Beasley signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Grizzlies last month in hopes of making the team as a backup...
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J.J. Hardy agrees to a three-year, $40 Million Dollar extension

Tweet Shortstop J.J. Hardy has agreed to a contract extension with the Orioles for around $40 million for three years, a source told CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Hardy was headed for free agency in the offseason. Hardy hit .268 with a .372 slugging percentage, .682 OPS, nine home runs, 28 doubles and 52 RBI in 141 games this season for Baltimore. It was the first time...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins catches rookie Nik Stauskas taking pictures of his money

TweetNik Stauskas has a lot to learn about being a pro athlete. First, he made some controversial — yet honest — comments about playing defense as a white rookie, which he was surprised rubbed some people the wrong way. Then, he was caught by teammate DeMarcus Cousins taking pictures of his money on the team plane, which Cousins conveniently posted on Instagram: .embed-container...
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Stauskas surprised by response to ‘white rookie’ comments

TweetLast weekend, Sacramento Kings rookie Nik Stauskas learned how athletes are constantly under a microscope when he made headlines for the following statement about how opponents will attack him this season: “I understand that I’m a rookie and I’m white, so people are going to attack me at all times,” he said. “Just coming out there in the game, I felt it right away...
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Landon Donovan’s goodbye video from US Soccer is awesome

Tweet In this emotional video, U.S. Soccer looks back on Landon Donovan’s incredible international career just days before his final appearance for the United States men’s national team. Donovan’s sendoff game, in which he will only play 30 minutes, is going down Friday night in Hartford, Conn. against Ecuador. If you want to get fired up for Friday, watch this video. H/T: MLS
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson says he needs time to rest injured ankle

TweetDetroit Lions superstar wide reciever Calvin Johnson indicated today that he may need extended time to recover from an ankle injury that has been limiting his production this season: Lions WR Calvin Johnson said today he needs rest for his high ankle sprain. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 8, 2014 Johnson, the NFL’s highest-paid receiver, has seen his receiving...
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A.J. Green carted off field with toe injury

TweetCincinnati Bengals star wide reciever A.J. Green was taken off the field during practice Wednesday on a golf cart, according to multiple reports. Green apparently aggravated a toe injury that has limited him at times and has caused him to miss one game already this season. According to reports Green exited the field during warmups, took off his right cleat and slammed it to...
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Pacers coach Frank Vogel signs contract extension

Tweet The Indiana Pacers and coach Frank Vogel agreed to a multi-year contract extension today according to a press release from the team. Terms of the contact were not released. Vogel is beginning his fifth season with the team, taking over on an interim basis in January 2011. He led the team to a 20-18 record and a playoff berth after Jim O’Brien was fired. The interim label...
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Sam Hornish Jr will return to Nascar Sprint Cup next year

Tweet Sam Hornish Jr. will drive the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports next season, resuming a full-time career in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after a five-year absence. Hornish will take over the ride being vacated by Marcos Ambrose, who is returning to Australia to race V8 Supercars for a team owned by Roger Penske. After an IndyCar career with 19 victories (including the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bosh hasn’t spoken to LeBron since he left Miami

Tweet  Miami Heat center Chris Bosh said he hasn’t talked to LeBron James since he returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Asked by reporters if he had talked to his former teammate since James’ decision to leave the Heat, Bosh answered with a direct: “no.” As to whether he was looking forward to seeing James on Saturday at the game in Rio de Janeiro, he replied with...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sale of the Buffalo Bills unaminously approved

Tweet NEW YORK — Terry and Kim Pegula were unanimously approved as new owners of the Buffalo Bills at the NFL meetings on Wednesday morning. A round of applause went up moments after the Pegulas entered the meeting room following the vote. The transaction is expected to be finalized as soon as Thursday. The Pegulas finished ahead of competing groups fronted by rock star Jon Bon...
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