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2K Sports, Jay-Z working together

2K Sports announced on Monday that the rapper/partial Nets owner will play a major role in the upcoming NBA2K13 release. 

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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans receiver O.J. Murdock dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound

O.J. Murdock, a 25-year old second year receiver for the Tennessee Titans, has dies from an apparent suicide, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Here are details: According to a media alert sent out by the Tampa Police Department on Monday morning, Murdock, who signed a free agent deal with the Tennessee Titans a year [...]
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

50 Cent becomes licensed boxing promoter, starts TMT Promotions

Rapper and businessman Curtis Jackson, also known by his stage name 50 Cent, was granted a boxing promoter’s license in New York last week and has started TMT (The Money Team) Promotions. Jackson has also applied for a license in Nevada, which is still pending. “We want to change boxing,” said 50 Cent, who’s amassed [...]
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Perez Has Another Twitter Meltdown

Indians closer Chris Perez has a bit of a love/hate relationship with Tribe fans. While performing very well on the field, he tends to get a bit irritated with Cleveland fans. And they apparently tend to get a bit irritated with him. Perez has been openly critical of Tribe fans for what he believes is [...]
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Review: Maui Jim Black Coral

I recently had the opportunity to try out a few pairs of Maui Jim sunglasses. First up on the review list are the Black Corals.  As a quick background update for anyone not familiar with Maui Jim products, they offer a wide assortment of styles and truly offer the best optics out there. I was [...]
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Gillette’s light display over Boston Harbor featuring U.S. Olympians Ryan Lochte & Tyson Gay

    After four years of waiting the 2012 Summer Olympics are finally here. The spectacle that is the opening ceremony took place yesterday in London. Last night in Boston there was a display put together by Procter & Gamble and Gillette that was impressive in its own right.     As the event began, [...]
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss
ICED UP

Drake receives UK championship ring

When we look back at the 2012 NCAA Tournament champion Kentucky Wildcats, we will remember all of the contributions rapper Drake made to their title run.  I mean, he got a ring after all.

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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels acquire Zack Greinke from Milwaukee Brewers

    With MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline on Tuesday many deals are expected to take place over the weekend. For teams needing starting pitching help Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke was the top option available, thanks to the Philadelphia Phillies agreeing to a six-year $144 million extension with pending free agent Cole Hamels. Manager Davey [...]
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Summer Olympics – U.S. Swim Team “Call Me Maybe” Video

As if this song hasn’t already been a victim of overkill… The 2012 US Olympic Swimming team put together a video of them singing the Carly Rae Jepsen annoying popular hit song “Call Me Maybe”. Video features Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Missy Franklin, among others: Cheesy, yet good to see the athletes having fun together leading [...]
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Pirates prospect Starling Marte hits HR on first pitch of Major League debut

    Coming into tonight’s game against the Houston Astros the Pittsburgh Pirates had received minimal production from the leadoff spot in their lineup. For the season the top spot had produced just a .217 batting average and .264 on-base percentage. Left field has also been a problem offensively for the current NL wild card [...]
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Montee Ball’s Heisman Trophy campaign video

      Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball finished the 2011 season as the FBS leader in rushing yards with 1,923 and tied Barry Sanders’ NCAA record of 39 touchdowns. He topped the 200+ yard mark twice, with a high of 224 against Illinois, and racked up 1,070 yards over his final six games. [...]
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss
DON'T LET THE DOOR HIT YA

Addai quits in drills, Belichick cuts him

Veteran running back Joseph Addai's time with the Patriots was short-lived after the former Colt quit during conditioning tests. 

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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric LeGrand Retires From Buccaneers

Bucs DT Eric LeGrand officially announced his retirement from the NFL early Thursday morning. His reasoning for doing so makes you love this kid even more. LeGrand wanted to give up his roster spot to someone who could actually use it. Tampa Bay Bucs Head Coach Greg Schiano was the Head Coach of Rutgers University [...]
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July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Kalil takes out full page ad in newspaper; explains why Carolina Panthers can win Super Bowl

    With rookie quarterback Cam Newton leading the way the Carolina Panthers improved from a 2-14 2010 season to finish 6-10 in 2011. Another four win improvement this year would have the Panthers at 10-6, which generally puts you in good position to make the playoffs most years. They say “you can’t win it, [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Jonas Valanciunas goes off-the-glass against Iceland

All fifteen Toronto Raptors should appreciate this off-the-backboard slam by their pending rookie Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas, who Toronto selected with the 5th pick in last year’s draft: The arrival of Valanciunas and 2012 #8 overall pick Terrence Ross, combined with DeMar DeRozan, should give all fifteen the entire Raptors fan base some future highlights to [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Smart phone app will allow awards voters to keep tabs on Matt Barkley

    When USC quarterback Matt Barkley announced in December he was returning for his senior season it was great news to end the year with for Trojan fans and head coach Lane Kiffin. After an impressive final four games of the 2011 season, that was highlighted by a 50-0 victory over UCLA in the Pac-12 title game, many felt [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies agree to 6-year, $144 mil extension with Cole Hamels

Left-handed starting pitcher Cole Hamels has been one of the more consistent starters for the Philadelphia Phillies since making his major league debut in 2006. Apparently the Phillies thought highly enough of Hamels to sign him to a six-year, $144 million contract extension, the second-highest valued contract for a pitcher in major league history behind [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins trade Hanley Ramirez to Dodgers

Hanley Ramirez, once considered the face of the Miami Marlins franchise, was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers early Wednesday morning. Ramirez and reliever Randy Choate were sent to L.A. for pitching prospects Nathan Eovaldi and Scott McGough. Ramirez has struggled over the last couple seasons and is currently hitting .246 with 14 home runs and 48 [...]
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Top 10 Plays of NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League

  Another year, another NBA Las Vegas Summer League in the books. Damian Lillard from the Blazers (26.5 pts, 4 rebs, 5.3 asst) and Josh Selby of the Grizzlies (24.2 pts, 56% FG, 64% 3-pt) were named co-MVP’s. The Warriors were the only undefeated team (5-0) while the Celtics, Pistons, Bobcats, Mavericks, Rockets, Bucks, T-Wolves, [...]
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Canadian Football League player celebrates TD too soon; gets tackled at 1yd line

    While NFL training camps are just getting underway the Canadian Football League is already four games into its 2012 season. Among the matchups this past weekend was one between Eastern Division foes the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Montreal Alouettes. In the second quarter Montreal kicker Sean Whyte missed a field goal attempt, which led [...]
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Ichiro from Mariners

The New York Yankees have traded for Ichiro Suzuki, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network: The Yankees have acquired Ichiro Suzuki for RHPs DJ Mitchell and Danny Fahrquar, a source said. Yanks also get undisclosed cash in deal. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 23, 2012 Ichiro, now 38, is one of the most [...]
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

NCAA and Big Ten hit Penn State with unprecedented penalties

Penn State didn’t receive the “death penalty”, but this could be  a death blow to the football program. NCAA president Mark Emmert announced sanctions against Penn State University this morning in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation conviction. All in all the school will be fined $60 million ($12 million over 5 years, monies [...]
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss
JUST KIDDING

Boxer fakes marriage proposal after fight

World champion boxer Adrien Broner is quickly becoming one of the most entertaining, yet arrogant, personalities in all of sports. Not only has Broner’s boxing skills drawn deserving comparisons to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Broner’s flamboyant antics and attitude are just as flashy as Floyd’s. A classic example is this act Broner pulled Saturday evening after [...]
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July 22, 2012  |  4 Comments

Videos: Christian Eyenga creates two posters at Las Vegas Summer League

      The NBA’s Las Vegas summer league wraps up tomorrow but we haven’t been without a few impressive displays. Blazers rookie guard Damian Lillard has caught the attention of more than a few. So have Josh Selby of the Grizzlies and Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs, who are two of the top three [...]
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson introduces KJ1 premium wine

    Keyshawn Johnson is known for his days as an All-American wide receiver at the University of Southern California that led to him being the #1 overall selection in the 1996 NFL draft as well as a professional career that saw him make three Pro Bowl teams and amass 814 receptions, 10,571 receiving yards, [...]
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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