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Steve Ballmer Put In His Two Week Notice From Microsoft

Tweet Steve Ballmer announced Today he is resigning from Microsoft’s board effective immediately. The decision comes six months after Satya Nadella succeeded Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft. “Given my confidence and the multitude of new commitments I am taking on now, I think it would be impractical for me to continue to serve on the board, and it is best for me to move off,” Ballmer...
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Statue of Kobe Bryant wrestling a black mamba appears in Taiwan

TweetI don’t really have much commentary to add that would do this statue of a naked Kobe Bryant with a giant black mamba snake draped all over him proper justice:   I’m confused and frankly terrified about what’s going on here. We get that Kobe is a huge figure overseas, but, wow. Let’s just say someone has a… vivid imagination in the way they visualize Mr. Bryant. A...
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Watch: LeBron take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on a boat

TweetCelebrities nationwide have jumped on board and taken ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral trend that raises ALS awareness and donations. The challenge requires someone to dump a bucket of ice water on themselves, post it to social media and nominate others to do the same. Cleveland Cavaliers superhero superstar LeBron James has joined a number of pro athletes and sports figures...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony Is Taking $62 Million Advance On Salary

Tweet New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is set to receive large portions of his $124 million contract in advance payments, according to people familiar with the matter. The seven-time All-Star will receive half of his $22.5 million salary this season early. His contract is set up the same way for future years too, meaning that he’ll eventually garner a little over $62 million...
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Sim Bhullar, 7-Foot-5 Center, Signs With The Kings

TweetThe Sacramento Kings have signed the NBA’s first player of Indian descent: Sim Bhullar. He stands at 7-feet, 5-inches tall, and weighing in at around 360 pounds. He’s a pretty big fella. Bhullar comes from Toronto, and played for New Mexico State last year. He was the tallest player in the NCAA and went undrafted in June. The Kings signed Bhullar on Thursday, although contract...
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Shelly Sterling Gets Some Ridiculous Perks Over Sell Of Clippers…

Tweet   You are not the No. 1 Los Angeles Clippers fan. Shelly Sterling holds that title, officially.   That was just one of the perks that the estranged wife of Donald Sterling received in the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, which was finalized on Tuesday. She actually gets the title of “Clipper’s Number 1 Fan” along with “Owner...
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Lebron James Reveals Baby Daughters Name On Instagram

TweetProud to be father, LeBron James may have just revealed the name of his soon-to-be-born daughter. Posting a Instagram photograph of him and pregnant wife Savannah Brinson on Friday, James wrote in the caption that he was treating his beloved to a trip in Greece before her impending due date. “Mykonos, Greece is spectacular!” the basketball star wrote. “Push gift to my...
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Watch: Sammy Watkins jukes Steelers DB out of his socks

TweetBuffalo Bills rookie Sammy Watkins is the most hyped wide receiver to come into the NFL in a while, and moves like these that he put on Steelers cornerback Lew Toler: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position:...
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Four Notre Dame players dismissed for academic fraud

TweetPer reports, Notre Dame has dismissed four players from their football team for academic fraud. All four players were slated to be starters this upcoming season. Four starters have been dismissed from ND after the school conducted an internal investigation this summer, sources close to the program told FOX Sports. The players being investigated are receiver DaVaris Daniels,...
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Kobe on potential Wiggins trade: Cavs are making a mistake

TweetBefore Kobe Bryant became the superstar he’s been for the past decade-plus, he was drafted 13th overall in 1996 by the Charlotte Hornets and promptly traded to the Lakers for veteran center Vlade Divac. The rest as they say, is history. With the Cavaliers set to send top draft choice Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota for Kevin Love, Bryant is comparing the move to Charlotte’s...
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Report: NBA offered to drop tampering fine if Raptors fired Drake

TweetEarlier this week the Toronto Raptors were fined $25,000 by the NBA after Drake — who’s officially the Raptors ambassador — openly Deadspin: [Raptors officials] refused to address a key detail – that the NBA offered to drop the tampering fine if the team agreed to strip Drake of his title. The Raptors apparently refused. Considering that having Drake represent them gives...
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Magic Johnson: L.A. will have NFL team within next two years

TweetThe city of Los Angeles has been without an NFL franchise to call their own since the mid-90′s, when both the Raiders and Rams left town for Oakland and St. Louis, respectively. NBA Hall of Famer turned business mogul Magic Johnson, who was in attendance at the Raiders-Cowboys joint practice Tuesday in nearby Oxnard, believes the city will have another franchise in the very...
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Greg Monroe to accept Pistons qualifying offer, will be unrestricted free agent in 2015

TweetRestricted free agent forward/center Greg Monroe has agreed to accept the Detroit Pistons qualifying offer, and will play for Detroit next season, per a report from USA Today. Monroe was unable to come to terms on a long term extension with the Pistons, and chose not to sign a lucrative offer sheet from another team this summer that Detroit would have had the option to match...
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Rory McIlroy Says He Got His Swag Back After Break-Up With Ex…

Tweet   Rory McIlroy is golf’s next superstar. His performance at the PGA championship this weekend, solidified the Irish star’s status in the future of golf, and at this point, no one’s even close. We’ve known about Rory’s remarkable talent for the past few years now, but his major lift in recent months is certainly something impressive. After he came off a brief slump...
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Clippers officially sold to Steve Ballmer, NBA sues Donald Sterling

TweetThe sale of the Los Angeles Clippers from the Sterling Family Trust to former Microsoft billionaire Steve Ballmer for a whopping $2 billion dollars is finally official and has been approved by the NBA. In the process, the NBA is also suing former controversial Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his futile attempts to block the sale. Per CBS’s Ken Berger: League source confirms...
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Shawn Marion meets with Indiana Pacers

TweetFree agent forward Shawn Marion met with the Indiana Pacers Monday regarding filling the void left by injured All-Star Paul George and free agent departee Lance Stephenson, ESPN reports. “What I came away with was he’s undecided with where he wants to play and what he wants to do,” Bird said at a news conference Tuesday. “But he does want to play for a contender.”...
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Scandrick's suspension caused by popping Molly with Draya?

TweetMonday, the Dallas Cowboys announced that cornerback Orlando Scandrick has been suspended 4 games by the NFL for testing positive for a banned substance. Turns out, that substance was a Molly he popped while on vacation with reality TV star and ex-girlfriend Draya. Per ESPN’s Ed Werner: Source: #Cowboys Orlando Scandrick suspension result of banned substance consumed in cocktail...
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Paul George changes number to 13 for a new nickname?

TweetIndiana Pacers All-Star Paul George — who suffered one of the most gruesome leg injuries in recent memory — will be changing his number from 24 to 13, per multiple reports. George originally chose to wear #24 for his idol Kobe Bryant, who changed his number from 8 to 24 mid-way through his career. George’s number change gives him the new nickname PG-13, something ESPN...
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PHOTO: Carmelo Anthony looks like he's lost some weight

TweetApparently LeBron James isn’t the only NBA superstar who’s dropped some pounds. Check out this picture of a slimmed-down Carmelo Anthony from his Instagram account: .embed-container {position: relative; padding-bottom: 120%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;} .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width...
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NBA fines Raptors $25k for Drake recruiting Kevin Durant during concert

TweetHip hop star Drake was in concert recently and with OKC Thunder and NBA MVP Kevin Durant in attendance, decided to use the opportunity to “recruit” Durant to join the Toronto Raptors when he’s a free agent. Here’s video of the event: .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container...
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Girl Takes Photo With Allen Iverson, Has No Clue…

Tweet   Allen Iverson has fallen on hard times after retirement. That still shouldn’t mean people forget who he is or how great of an athlete he was in his prime. Apparently BellaMilaGroserrano had no clue… This guy was a whopping six feet tall, who had 11 NBA All-Star appearances, six time All-NBA Team, Four scoring titles, and the 2001 MVP of the league. There’s not a man...
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Family of Kevin Ward Jr. think Tony Stewart’s name is Richard…(Dick)

Tweet   The family of the late Kevin Ward Jr. believe Tony Stewart’s name is Richard, well they think he’s a Dick. They are putting the blame on Tony Stewart as the reason for Kevin Ward Jr.’s death. Wendi Ward, Kevin Ward Jr’s aunt led an emotional attack on the three-time NASCAR champion. She posted a message on Facebook  labeling Stewart a “dick” following his fatal...
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Peyton & Eli Manning return with DIRECTV rap sequel

TweetLast summer, the Brothers Manning set the internet on fire with a rap video/commercial for satellite powerhouse DirecTV. This year Peyton and Eli are back it, this time with a rap to plug DirecTV’s new fantasy football channel, and it’s golden. Watch: I’m still not sold on Eli, but Peyton is a natural. He just might have a career in hip hop after he retires. Dead serious. -ALR
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Dustin Johnson ‘Holed Up’ at ‘High’ End Golf Resort

TweetPer Tim Rosaforte @ GolfDigest.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Dustin Johnson announced last week he would be seeking “professional help for personal challenges I have faced,” one interpretation was he was entering some type of treatment center. As of Wednesday, Johnson is still just playing golf. According to sources, the 30-year-old Johnson has been spending the past few...
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Report: Cavaliers, Wolves reach agreement on K-Love trade

TweetPer a report from Y! Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed on trade details for All-Star forward Kevin Love: Sources: Cavs have agreement for Kevin Love, including long-term contract commitment. Wiggins, Bennett, pick to Minn. http://t.co/r2KmO5owwY — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 7, 2014 Cleveland...
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