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Photo: Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford leaves note for media after blown save ends streak

    Prior to 2010 not many people knew who Milwaukee Brewers pitcher John Axford was. Since then he has become one of the more reliable closers in Major League Baseball. He’s also gained notoriety for his mustache. In 2010 Axford went 8-2 with 24 saves and a 2.48 ERA. He followed that up by [...]
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Josh Hamilton hits two more home runs in Rangers 10-3 win over Angels

    Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is good at baseball. Really good. Earlier this week he hit five home runs over a two-game span against the Baltimore Orioles, including four in one of the games. Evidently Hamilton decided to have mercy on Baltimore’s pitching staff as he only hit one more homer over the [...]
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Magic: Mike Brown To Be Fired If Lakers Don’t Advance

Mike Brown has been subject to much criticism this season. Most of which is unfounded in my opinion, but criticism nonetheless. As the Lakers face an elimination game against the Nuggets after leading the series 3-1, the pressure is mounting. Laker & NBA royalty, Magic Johnson believe Mike Brown will be fired if the Lakers [...]
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss
THE GREAT HAMBINO

A's pitcher jokes about hot Hamilton

Josh Hamilton has been absurdly hot for the Rangers, so one of Oakland's pitchers cracked a joke about facing the slugger.

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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes tells of spotting gunman in Florida turnpike shooting

    Yesterday, an incident that began with a carjacking in Northwest Miami-Dade and continued with a barbershop robbery, a second stolen vehicle, and wounded law enforcement officers on a Florida turnpike ended with the gunman taking his own life. In one of the cars stuck in traffic was Miami Marlins catcher Brett Hayes, who [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

71-year-old coach getting degree

It's never too late to go back to school. Coach Don Nelson is proving that point as he'll be finally graduating from college at 71.

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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns player takes high school senior to her prom

Joe Haden made a little noise earlier this week when he announced that he’d be accepting an invitation to Prom at Independence High School (a Cleveland Suburb). Joyce Grendel, 18, sent a tweet to Cleveland Browns football star Joe Haden and he said yes. There are a lot of things Haden does that cause Browns [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns Rookie Free Agent, Sweat, Missing From Mini-Camp

The Cleveland Browns opened up Rookie Mini-Camp today and while most eyes are on Trent Richardson & Brandon Weeden, the big news so far is oddly attributed to an undrafted free agent. Former Ohio State Buckeyes, Andrew Sweat (LB) & J.B. Shugarts (RT) signed with the Browns after the draft. Shugarts is on hand at [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Vince Young signs with Buffalo Bills

According to NFL insiders Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, embattled free agent quarterback Vince Young has signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills worth up to $3 million: Vince Young signed with the Buffalo Bills. Yes, true that Vince Young signing 1 year deal w #Bills today. $2 mill w another $1mil in playtime bonuses, per [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Vince Young Signs With Bills

Vince Young has signed a 1 year, $2M deal with the Buffalo Bills per ESPN NFL Insider, Chris Mortenson. The deal also has another $1M in playing time bonuses.
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

With Star Players Questionable, Can Clippers Close Out?

One of the worst feelings as a fan of a sports team is to see one of your star players get injured. Couple that with the fact that it’s the playoffs, and you have a terribly emotional ride as a fan. That had to be the all around feeling in Clippers fans Wednesday night as [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer shows questionable desire with post game comments

Thursday evening, the top-seeded Chicago Bulls were bounced from the playoffs by number eight seed Philadelphia Sixers, only the fifth time in NBA history an 8th seed has defeated a #1. After a disappointing 1-11, 3-point performance, highly paid Bulls forward Carlos Boozer dropped some interesting comments in a post-game interview: “I thought I played [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

OKC PA announcer busted for lewd acts

Thunder PA announcer Jim Miller has been arrested and charged with three felony counts of lewd or indecent acts with a child under 16. 

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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Thunder PA Announcer Fired, Arrested

Oklahoma City Thunder Public Address Announcer, Jim Miller, has reportedly been arrested & accused of forcing children to watch him masturbate. He was also subsequently fired. Miller was arrested yesterday and charged with three felony counts of lewd or indecent acts with a child under 16. Details via News 9 are as follows: According to [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Big fella tries to dunk off a trampoline and faceplants

Location: Celtics-Hawks playoff series in Atlanta Scene: at halftime, a heavyset man attempts to dunk off of a trampoline. Result: hilarity. Nothing else needs to be said. H/T to BSO and SI Hot Clicks for the video
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe, Mike Brown Call Out Teammates

News came out yesterday afternoon about Kobe Bryant’s stomach ailments. Despite being listed as “Questionable”, anyone with half a brain new he’d play & most, including myself, thought he’d come out firing. Well, Kobe, as always, did his part registering 31 points despite being visibly ill, fatigued & nowhere near 100%. And yet again, the [...]
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May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins unveil 80th anniversary uniforms

    The 2012 season will be a special one for the Washington Redskins, and not just because the Robert Griffin III era will begin. This year marks the 80th anniversary for the franchise who has also been known as the Boston Braves and Boston Redskins. A few weeks ago the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Missouri men’s basketball coach Frank Haith receives key to city of St. Louis

    Last April the University of Missouri hired Frank Haith to replace Mike Anderson as coach of its men’s basketball program. Haith spent seven seasons as head coach at the University of Miami, where he had a record of 129-101 and led the Hurricanes to one NCAA Tournament appearance. He wasn’t Missouri’s first choice [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Kobe Questionable For Game 6

Much was made of Andrew Bynum’s comment about close out games being “easy”. Especially after he & most of the Lakers failed to show up for the game 5 loss at home. The Lakers will look to close out the Nuggets again in Denver, but Kobe Bryant is now reportedly questionable. Bryant is reportedly suffering [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Police investigate Chris “Birdman” Andersen’s home

  Chris Andersen, known as the Birdman by most NBA fans, is reportedly having his home investigated and property seized as part of an ongoing police investigation involving internet child pornography. This, according to TMZ.com (the most trusted name in news these days): “Law enforcement tells TMZ … the Douglas County Sheriff’s Dept. received a tip from [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns DT Phil Taylor suffers possible torn pectoral muscle

Since the Browns drafted Trent Richardson & Brandon Weeden, there has been a lot of optimism & excitement in Cleveland. Misplaced in my opinion, but optimism nonetheless. I hate to go all “Adam Schefter” on you… And at the risk of sounding like a self important douche… I’m going to do this anyway. Per a [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns DT Phil Taylor Injured?

Since the Browns drafted Trent Richardson & Brandon Weeden, there has been a lot of optimism & excitement in Cleveland. Misplaced in my opinion, but optimism nonetheless. I hate to go all “Adam Schefter” on you… And at the risk of sounding like a self important douche… I’m going to do this anyway. Per a [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns DT, Taylor Injured?

Since the Browns drafted Trent Richardson & Brandon Weeden, there has been a lot of optimism & excitement in Cleveland. Misplaced in my opinion, but optimism nonetheless. I hate to go all “Adam Schefter” on you… And at the risk of sounding like a self important douche… I’m going to do this anyway. A credible [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

12-12-12 declared “Aaron Rodgers Day” in Wisconsin

    Aaron Rodgers keeps winning. He helped the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl XLV to cap off the 2010 season. Rodgers followed that up by making a mockery of NFL defenses for the better part of 2011 on his way to being named the league’s MVP.  Newly crowned Miss America Laura Kaeppeler gave [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

James Harden wins NBA Sixth Man award

Oklahoma City Thunder third year guard James Harden will be named the 2011-2012 Sixth Man of the Year on Thursday. Final voting results have yet to be released but Harden is expected to win the honor by a large margin over other strong candidates Lou Williams from the Sixers and Mavs guard Jason Terry. Harden [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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