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RG3 on Gruden: 'It’s good having coaches that believe in you'

TweetLast season Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III endured a lot of adversity, both on the field and off the field. RGIII struggled to regain his form after suffering a torn ACL late in his rookie season, then had to deal with speculation whether or not former head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle — Mike’s son — wanted Griffin as his clear starter...
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Sherman, Kobe homer at Charity softball game in front of 22,000 fans

TweetOver 20,000 fans came out to see Seattle Seahawks star cornerback Richard Sherman and a slew of other top athletes Sunday at Sherman’s charity softball game. Sherman’s event featured a litany of Seahawks teammates, including quarterback Russell Wilson, defensive end Michael Bennett, wide receiver Doug Baldwin and safety Earl Thomas. Also playing was Kobe Bryant, who said...
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Report: Suns interested in RFA Greg Monroe

TweetAccording to a report from Huffington Post’s Jordan Schultz, the Phoenix Suns are considering extending an offer sheet for Pistons restricted free agent Greg Monroe: Hearing Suns may be considering a Greg Monroe offer. They have space to get both him and Bledsoe but would lose cap flexibility long-term. — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) July 20, 2014 Phoenix has been struggling...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Signings Changing the NBA Landscape

TweetWhile much of the NBA free agent focus this summer has been on LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, there has been no shortage of interesting moves that could impact the NBA standings in 2015. After capturing the media spotlight during the NBA Eastern Conference Final with his on- and off-court taunting of LeBron James, shooting guard Lance Stephenson has left the Indiana Pacers...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady starts minor league All-Star Game, retires

TweetTracy McGrady‘s pro basketball career may have ended sooner than he would have liked due to numerous injuries, but as a consolation he was able to exit pro baseball on his own terms. McGrady, an 11-time NBA All-Star, retired from baseball after registering his first career strikeout, in the minor league all-star game no less. T-Mac struck out the last batter he faced, Atlantic...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Hornets

TweetAccording to reports from the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets have agreed to a three-year deal with Indiana Pacers unpredictable free agent guard Lance Stephenson worth at $9 million per season: The Charlotte Hornets will sign Lance Stephenson to a 3-year contract, the last season a team option, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 16, 2014 Under...
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Paul George: I Plan on Being More Physical

TweetIndiana Pacers forward Paul George took a big step last season towards becoming a star in the NBA, but he still has room for improvement. The 2-time All-Star realizes that a weakness in his game is physicality, and he’s working towards correcting this flaw. “I plan on being a lot more physical this year,” George said, per the Indianapolis Star. “I really plan [on] taking...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest NBA Free Agency Updates

TweetThe past weekend was a busy one on the NBA free agency front, which was expected after LeBron James revealed his destination. With that being said, let’s catch up with some of the most news-worthy moves from the weekend: Carmelo Anthony chooses to remain in New York for 5 years, $122-128 mil – The longer it took Anthony to make his decision, the more likely it seemed that...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh agrees to five-year deal to stay with Heat

TweetDespite LeBron James leaving Miami for the Cavaliers, forward Chris Bosh has decided to re-sign with the Heat for the maximum: Chris Bosh is finalizing an agreement to return to Miami on a five-year, $118M deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Bosh was reportedly considering an offer to sign with the Houston Rockets after...
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Watch: Eric Griffin dunks on Shane Larkin in NBA Summer League

TweetLet’s all take a quick break from the endless LeBron James to Cleveland coverage to watch an actual basketball highlight, featuring Dallas Mavericks summer league forward Eric Griffin embarrassing Shane Larkin from the Knicks with this ridiculous dunk: Griffin went undrafted in 2012 and has stints with the Lakers and Miami Heat summer league teams under his belt mixed in...
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Report: Rockets finalizing deal to send Jeremy Lin to Lakers

TweetAccording to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a trade for point guard Jeremy Lin: The Houston Rockets is finalizing a deal to send Jeremy Lin to the Lakers, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Ridding themselves of Lin’s contract will give the Rockets the necessary...
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LeBron James returning to the Cavaliers

TweetPer a report via Sports Illustrated, LeBron James will be signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there. I just didn’t know when,” James stated in the essay. ” After the season, free agency wasn’t even a thought. But I have two boys and my wife, Savannah, is pregnant with a girl. I started thinking...
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Torn elbow sidelines Yankees Tanaka for six weeks

TweetNew York Yankees star rookie starter Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn UC in his pitching elbow that will sideline the right-hander at least six weeks, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Thursday. Tanaka suffered the injury to the ulnar collateral ligament to his right arm but the injury will not require Tommy John surgery. Three doctors agreed that a platelet...
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Report: Andre Johnson requests trade from Texans

TweetHouston Texans star wide receiver Andre Johnson stated recently that he is unsure if he’ll play for the Texans this season and according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Johnson has informed the team that he wanted to be traded: Details of divide between Andre Johnson & #Texans is posting on @NFL.com. He told them he wants to play for another team. Houston...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Offer Gordon Hayward Max Deal

TweetFree agency is a period full of surprises and moments that can completely change the outlook of the upcoming season. The Charlotte Hornets wasted no time taking advantage of free agency, offering Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward, a max deal. The offer is reportedly a 4 year deal worth $63 million. The addition of Hayward would make the Hornets one of the best teams in the Eastern...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman on Michael Crabtree: I hope to choke him out the rest of my career

TweetAfter the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers to advance to the Super Bowl back in January, Seahawks superstar cornerback Richard Sherman made headlines with his animated post-game interview where he went at Niners receiver Michael Crabtree. When asked if his feelings have since changed Sherman states that the beef between the two will remain, as far as he’s...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater impressing Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner

TweetMinnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater entered the 2013 college football season as the top QB prospect available, but after being picked apart by scouts and the media Bridgewater ended up slipping all the way to final spot in the first round. Despite his free-fall down draft board, Bridgewater has impressed Vikings OC Norv Turner so far during the Vikings off-season workouts...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron reaching out to players to join him if he leaves Heat?

TweetThe free agent watch focus has shifted from Carmelo Anthony to LeBron James, and we’ve done a good job here of avoiding chasing rumors. But considering the source of this latest rumor, we’re inclined to pay more attention. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that James has reached out to a couple of veterans to join him wherever he signs, if he leaves Miami, that is: LeBron...
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LTSB is looking for writers!

TweetAre you a fan that follows sports news like most grown up follow the stock market? Do you have an opinion that you want to voice to millions of other sports fans annually? Then you should write for Los That Sports Blog! We’re looking for new contributors immediately. Best part about it is (different from other outlets), there’s opportunity to make money doing it! No experience...
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MLB to have self-serve beer machines at All-Star game

TweetWanna know how to make attending the Major League All-Star game seem more attractive to casual fans? Giving them machines where they serve themselves beer might do the trick. According to a report from ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Target Field in Minnesota — the location of this year’s Mid-Summer Classic — will feature a number of self-serve beer machines. “It’s a way to...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry agrees to 4-year, $48 million contract with Raptors

TweetLate Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors were able to secure one of the biggest free agents on the market, agreeing to a four-year contract to re-sign point guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry posted a picture on Instagram confirming the news: This ain't Amir jersey y'all!! Lol….. it's for the 2014-15 season cause Toronto will be my home city http://t.co/kOFGonoKES — Kyle...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

C.J. Miles agrees to 4-year deal with Indiana Pacers

TweetThe Indiana Pacers have agreed to a four-year deal worth $18 million with free agent swingman C.J. Miles, reports Y! Sports. The Pacers desperately needed to upgrade their bench after getting little to no production from their reserves throughout the regular season and playoffs. Miles is a 6-6 wing that can shoot, and should be an immediate factor off the bench for Indiana....
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest NBA free agency news: Warriors land Livingston, Celtics re-sign Bradley

TweetNBA free agency can be a whirlwind of news to keep up with, so we’ll try to keep you updated as much as possible on the latest movement. And so far, the latest news involves two combo guards; one changing locations and the other staying put. Tuesday night, free agent guard Shaun Livingston agreed to a three-year deal with the Golden State Warriors worth about $19 million....
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper thinks Nationals should change their lineup

TweetJust one game back from the disabled list, and outfielder Bryce Harper already has an opinion on how to improve the lineup card Nationals manager Matt Williams put together. Before the Nationals beat the Rockies 7-3 Monday, Harper was pretty open about who he would have put out on the field and where. “I think [Ryan Zimmerman] should be playing left. Rendon’s a good third...
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23 days ago  |  1 Comment

Are you a passionate fan of your country? Prove it with Bacardi’s Untameable Fan contest!

TweetThis is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BACARDÍ. All opinions are 100% mine. As we all know from our social media feeds, office cooler conversations or from nationwide sports coverage, soccer season is in full swing! And along with soccer taking over the summer, it also brings out the patriot in fans from every nationality that can't wait to rep their country...
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