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Monday Morning Recap: The weekend that was for college football’s top 10: Week 3

    If you haven’t had a chance to check out some highlights of this weekend’s action you can do so here. Tennessee and and Virginia Tech tumbled out of the latest edition of the AP’s top 25 thanks to losses to Florida and Pittsburgh respectively. After being knocked out last week Nebraska returns (barely) [...]
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September 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Golden Tate levels Sean Lee with vicious block

    After a win against the defending Super Bowl champions in week 1 the Dallas Cowboys took one on the chin today losing to the Seahawks 27-7 up in Seattle. Early in the fourth quarter Dallas linebacker Sean Lee took a cringe inducing shot under his chin during a scramble by quarterback Russell Wilson [...]
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss
DID I DO THAT?

Chris Davis breaks luxury box window

The Oakland A’s defeated the Baltimore Orioles last night 5-2 to move within two games of the Texas Rangers in the AL West and extend their lead atop the AL wild card standings. Prior to the game Chris Davis of the Orioles put on a show during batting practice that had the media [...]
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Videos: Highlights from college football’s week 3

      Devin Street shows off his athletic ability with this grab during Pitt’s upset of Virginia Tech.   Ohio State QB Braxton Miller hit the juke button on Cal.   Florida State RB Chris Thompson ran for 197 yards in Florida State’s 52-0 win over Wake Forest. Here’s 154 of them.   Auburn [...]
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September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Sammy Watkins scores on 58 yd TD in return from two game suspension

    The Clemson Tigers improved to 3-0 today with a 41-7 victory over Furman University. Wide receiver Sammy Watkins made his season debut for Clemson after being suspended for the first two games of the season as a result of an offseason arrest. After a freshman year that saw him catch 82 passes for [...]
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Ozzie Guillen has harsh words for ESPN’s Buster Olney

  The 2012 season for the Miami Marlins is thankfully coming to an end. One that began with excitement surrounding free agent signings Jose Reyes, Heath Bell, and Mark Buehrle along with the opening of a brand new, state-of-the-art stadium is coming to a close with the team currently in last place in the NL [...]
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter moves into sole possession of 10th place on all-time hits list

    With a single in the seventh inning last night Derek Jeter moved into a tie with Willie Mays for tenth place on MLB’s all-time hit list at 3,283. The Yankees captain bettered the Say Hey Kid this evening in his third plate appearance against Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price, who surrendered Jeter’s [...]
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September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Former NBA player Joey Dorsey shatters backboard playing for Greek team Olympiacos

    If you’re a fan of the Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, or Sacramento Kings you might remember Joey Dorsey. If you’re not, you probably don’t. After playing 10 games for the Rockets, 8 for the Kings and 43 for the Raptors (and averaging 2.6 points and 3.9 rebounds) the forward from the University of [...]
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: @LOWN5TAR’s NFL picks for week 2

  We don’t encourage gambling here at LTSB, but if you do participate in said activity checking out our own Omar Mills’ (@LOWN5TAR) picks before you lay down your hard earned money is a must. Make sure you check back each week as we will bring you his predictions throughout the season. Enjoy!     [...]
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss
I GET SO EMOTIONAL BABY

Derrick Rose breaks into tears at shoe release

Derrick Rose is a passionate and one of the most humble players in the NBA. The Chicago Bulls point guard and former MVP always makes it a priority to thank those who give praise to those who have helped him get to where he’s at and doesn’t appear to have let success get to his [...]
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September 13, 2012  |  5 Comments

50 Cent reportedly teaming up with Manny Pacquiao on promotional company

If you recall, rapper Curtis Jackson (aka 50 Cent) obtained his promoters license in New York and started up TMT Promotions a few months ago. The promotion company was expected to be a joint venture with Floyd Mayweather, as the two are supposedly the best of friends. Apparently there has been a change of plans, [...]
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn head coach Jim Calhoun expected to retire

For decades, Jim Calhoun has led the University of Connecticut men’s basketball program to to top of the NCAA rankings. Per a report from NBC 30, Calhoun is set to retire from coaching Thursday after 40 years of coaching. Here are a few details: UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun’s retirement is imminent, according to a source [...]
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September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to join the ACC

The University of Notre Dame has thrived as one of the most recognizable college programs for years as both an independent and member of the Big East. According to a report from ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, the Fighting Irish are set to join the Atlantic Coast Conference (or more popularly known as the ACC) for all [...]
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September 12, 2012  |  Discuss
THAT HURTS

Rangers closer loses bet, dresses as Romo

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers evidently wasn’t the only one who had a little something extra riding on a week 1 NFL game. Last year’s MVP and R&B group Boyz II Men had an arrangement that if the Packers lost to the 49ers Rodgers would have to wear a San Francisco jersey this [...]
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September 12, 2012  |  1 Comment

Texans DE J.J. Watt learned Dolphins snap count by watching Hard Knocks

    For a while it seemed there would be no Hard Knocks in 2012. Plenty of teams either declined when offered or came out and said they weren’t interested, like the Seahawks, Falcons, Broncos, Texans, Niners, and Redskins. In the end it was the Miami Dolphins who accepted HBO’s opportunity. Looking back at the [...]
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL.com lists NY Jets as “Tebow” in power rankings

Now this is just plain hilarious. Every week, NFL.com releases it’s power rankings; a list of where their experts feel each team ranks compared to each other. After week one, NFL.com released their power rankings with one slight mishap; instead of the “Jets” the ranking has them listed simply as “TEBOW”: Even after Mark Sanchez [...]
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets release photos of Barclays Center court design

    We’ve seen pictures of progress on the exterior of the Brooklyn Nets’ new home, the Barclays Center, throughout construction. There have been sketches of what the interior was expected to look like and a few “leaked” pics floating around to hold us over until official photos became available. Thanks to the Brooklyn’s newest sports franchise we [...]
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Turn in gun, receive Grizzlies tickets

On Saturday, the city of Memphis will be giving anyone who turns in a gun at an event a $50 gas card as well as two tickets to a Grizzlies preseason game.

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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Broussard and John Barry out as ESPN NBA studio analysts

ESPN will be making a change to their NBA studio analysts next season. Per Sports By Brooks, Chris Broussard and Jon Barry are out and will be replaced in ESPN’s Los Angeles NBA studio by Bill Simmons and former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy: SbB has learned Chris Broussard & Jon Barry won’t returm [...]
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
AND YOU ARE...

Arian Foster to Miami CB: 'I don't know you'

During halftime of Monday Night Football, ESPN ran a new segment called “Soundtracks”, featuring sound bites from the games earlier in the week. Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster took the cake this week when the mics caught him embarrassing Miami Dolphins cornerback Jimmy Wilson: Being that Foster doesn’t know Jimmy Wilson, he probably wasn’t aware [...]
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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ed Reed sets NFL record after interception of Andy Dalton

      Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed’s place in Canton, OH was secured long before his team defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 44-13 in the first of game of tonight’s Monday Night Football doubleheader. He came into today with nine career interceptions versus Cincinnati. Late in the third quarter he took the total to [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Blake Griffin shows off surgically repaired knee by dunking on Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield

    A knee injury prevented Mike Krzyzewski from unleashing Blake Griffin on the world at this summer’s Olympics but it sounds like the All-Star forward will be ready to go when training camp starts next month. Clippers fans can breathe a sigh of relief. This past weekend Griffin spent some at time at his [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan turning over basketball duties to Rich Cho

Michael Jordan the player will forever remain in the conversation for best player in NBA history. There’s no denying that without sounding like a clueless contrarian looking to debate solely for the sake of argument. Jordan the executive on the other hand has been, for lack of a more fitting term, terrible. This was more evident [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

‘Griffining’ is the new ‘Tebowing’

Remember last year when the ‘Tebowing’ craze was sweeping the nation? Well after a stellar first game performance (19-26, 320 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 40-32 victory at the Saints), Robert Griffin III is quickly becoming the new darling of NFL fans. RGIII’s popularity is growing so rapidly that fans have are starting a [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Official trailer for NBA 2K13

2K Sports has become to the NBA what Madden is to the NFL. 2K’s latest edition of their NBA series is set to be released on October 2nd, but in the meantime here is the official trailer to hold you over until it drops: If that trailer doesn’t get you hyped for the game, then [...]
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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