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Video: Raymond Felton goes off glass to Kenyon Martin for alley-oop

Tweet   The New York Knicks bounced back from a 102-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday to even their series at one game apiece via a 105-79 thumping of the Pacers Tuesday night. If you didn’t catch any of the game you missed something of a dunk fest by New York. Iman Shumpert [...]
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss
SHUT IT DOWN

King's Twitter deleted after criticism of 'Melo

The Twitter account for Bernard King was closed. The timing comes after King criticized Carmelo Anthony.

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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Iman Shumpert with the monster putback slam against Pacers

Tweet Remember when Iman Shumpert tore his ACL last season? Apparently he’s feeling just fine these days, with this athletic putback slam Tuesday against the Indiana Pacers as exhibit A: http://youtu.be/Q1i16Zqmx-g Shumpert suffered his ACL injury April 28 of 2012, the exact same day Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose suffered the same injury. We’ll just leave [...]
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Marcus Lattimore reacts to getting drafted by 49ers

Tweet Talented running back Marcus Lattimore entered the 2013 NFL draft after suffering a major knee injury as a junior at South Carolina, a season after he recovered from a torn ACL the previous season. If not for his injuries, Lattimore would have been a strong candidate to be the first running back taken in [...]
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns hire Ryan McDonough as new GM

Tweet The Phoenix Suns have ended their search for a general manager, hiring former Boston Celtics GM Ryan McDonough to fill the role for their franchise. The hiring was first reported by Arizona Sports insider John Gambadoro: Expect the Suns to make a decision regarding the General Manager sometime today, all indications I am getting is [...]
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Video: Matt Kemp suprises fan with his jersey, hat, and autographed baseball

Tweet Stories like this are what make sports blogging rewarding. There aren’t many details around the web on this, but apparently a young Dodgers fan that was attending a Dodgers-Giants game in San Francisco is having some type of struggles in his life, and once hearing about it Matt Kemp decided to make the fan’s [...]
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Danish defender slide tackles former teammate turned reporter after winning league title

Tweet FC Copenhagen clinched the Danish Superliga championship on Sunday after playing Brondby to a scoreless draw. Apparently Copenhagen defender Lars Jacobsen was quite excited about it. As the club was walking off the pitch, Jacobsen took off in a dead sprint towards Peter Moller, a former teammate that is now a reporter, and gave [...]
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Video: Stephen Curry does it again, scores or assists on 30 points in third quarter

Tweet In game four against the Denver Nuggets, Stephen Curry absolutely caught fire in the third quarter for the Golden State Warriors, scoring 22 points in that quarter. Curry was at it again in game one against the San Antonio Spurs, once again dropping 22 in the third quarter and scoring or assisting on 30 [...]
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Reynolds crushes home run estimated at 460 ft in Indians victory

Tweet   After two seasons with the Baltimore Orioles Mark Reynolds signed with the Cleveland Indians this past offseason and is paying immediate dividends. The right-handed slugger came into Monday hitting .296/.363/.622 with nine home runs (tied for AL lead) and 26 RBI (5th in AL) for the 15-14 Indians. During Cleveland’s 7-3 victory over [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Nike unveils special MVP version of LeBron X shoe

Tweet   Miami Heat forward LeBron James joined elite company Sunday by capturing his fourth NBA MVP Award, receiving 120 of a possible 121 first place votes. James averaged 26.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists this season while shooting a career-high 56.5% from the field and joins Bill Russell as the only men to [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mayweather Shows He’s Still the Man

Tweet BY: Kendrick Johnson At their initial faceoff, reigning WBC Welterweight Champion and pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather told interim WBC Welterweight Champion Robert Guerrero, “All you have is space and opportunity.” On Saturday in front of 15,880 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, only half of this was true. Although Guerrero had plenty [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to face Brandon Rios in China on November 24

Tweet Former pound for pound champion Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) hasn’t been in the boxing ring since the vicious right hand from Juan Manuel Marquez that knocked him cold in December, but he is slotted to make his return to action towards the end of 2013. Pacquiao is scheduled to square off with Brandon Rios [...]
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Head shop in Phoenix takes out ad welcoming Cardinals draft pick Tyrann Mathieu

Tweet Coming into the 2013 NFL Draft, there was no question that former LSU defensive back and punt returner Tyrann Mathieu was one of the more talented players in the draft class. However, the reason he wasn’t selected until early in the third round of the draft was because of his off the field issues [...]
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Derrick Rose leaving he door open for a possible return, but he should quit talking about it

Tweet One of the most heavily scrutinized topics of the 2012-2013 NBA season has been whether or not former MVP and Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose should play this season after tearing his ACL last year. Despite being medically cleared to play by team doctors, Rose has instead chosen to stay on the sideline [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss
FAMILY JEWELS

Williams sues ex for engagement ring

The former #1 overall pick gave his former fiancee an engagement ring worth almost $800K, but now that the nuptials have been called off, he'd like it if she'd give the ring back. 

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Report: Vikings punter Chris Kluwe to be release on Monday

Tweet Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has said in recent weeks that he believes that his outspokenness would likely lose him his job. Though his reasoning may not be entirely true, he was correct about the ultimate result. According to a report on NFL.com, the Vikings will release Kluwe on Monday after the Vikings worked [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel suspended for giving teammate his clean urine

Tweet Fans of Big 12 baseball may have noticed that Texas Longhorns star closer Corey Knebel didn’t make an appearance in Texas’ three-game series against Kansas State this weekend. Reports that came out on Sunday evening, though, now explains why Knebel was inactive: he was suspended by the NCAA. According to a report from the [...]
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Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel suspended for giving teammate his clean urine

Tweet Fans of Big 12 baseball may have noticed that Texas Longhorns star closer Corey Knebel didn’t make an appearance in Texas’ three-game series against Kansas State this weekend. Reports that came out on Sunday evening, though, now explains why Knebel was inactive: he was suspended by the NCAA. According to a report from the [...]
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May 06, 2013  |  Discuss
COME AGAIN?

Popovich compares Curry to Jordan, Curry offers funny response

Tweet The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are slated to meet in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. It feels like this could be one of the most fun series of the postseason. Heading into game one on Monday, though, spirits seem to be light on the side of the Warriors. A [...]
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
POWER OF THE PEOPLE

Petition to Obama: Get Tebow to Jags

Some of Tim Tebow's fans are taking a drastic approach to finding him a team, appealing to President Obama to force the Jaguars to sign him. 

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Video: Hank Conger stumbles and falls on way to first base after bunt; still makes it safely

Tweet   Unless you’re a diehard Los Angeles Angels fan there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Hank Conger. The 25-year old catcher is in his fourth big league season, all with the Angels, and had 91 games under his belt heading into Saturday. His 92nd was one Conger will surely remember. In the [...]
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Paul absolutely freezes Quincy Pondexter with between-the-legs fake

Tweet Chris Paul is arguably the best point guard in the NBA. His clutch performance, leadership ability, and ability to attack defenses in so many ways make his incredibly versatile and dangerous. In game six of the Clippers series with the Grizzlies, Paul unleashed an absolutely nasty dribble-fake on Quincy Pondexter: It legitimately looks like [...]
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
MARKETING MOVE

Ansah gets IMAX gift for 3D glasses

Ziggy Ansah received attention at the NFL Draft for wearing 3D glasses. Now he's receiving a gift from IMAX. See what they're offering.

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May 03, 2013  |  1 Comment

Video: Canadiens goalie Carey Price loses tooth, skates over to give it to trainer

Tweet Hockey players lose their teeth; that’s the stereotype that goes with the sport and that is often backed up by the countless hockey players that are legitimately missing teeth. However, it’s uncommon for goalies to find themselves in situations where they lose teeth. Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price found himself needing to pull a [...]
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The week through the eyes of the Elias Sports Bureau

Tweet   As the official statistician of MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and the WNBA the Elias Sports Bureau provides a look into sports that goes beyond the home run saving grabs, made-for-highlight-reel stiffarms, and ankle breaking crossovers. They sift through the streaks, trends, and numbers to often provide us with interesting and little known bits of information about our...
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May 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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