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James Harden Responds To Chandler Parsons Beef Through Clueless Tweets

Chandler Parsons agreed to an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks on July 10 worth $45 million over three years. The Houston Rockets elected not to match the offer for the 25-year-old small forward. That left Parsons, who averaged 16.6 points per game last season, feeling a bit offended. “They publicly said that they were going out looking for a third star when I thought they...
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Carmelo Anthony: Free-Agent Decision Always Knicks Or Bulls, Hard Choice To Make

Carmelo Anthony wants to win now, and doesn’t think the New York Knicks are as far away from that premise as people think. Anthony decided to re-sign with the Knicks on a five-year deal because of his confidence in team president Phil Jackson, but added, however, that he seriously considered signing with the Chicago Bulls, according to ESPN. “I was flip-flopping,” Anthony said...
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Reports: Veteran Catcher A.J. Pierzynski Joining St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals will bolster their depth at catcher by signing veteran A.J. Pierzynski. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported Friday night that Pierzynski already is in Chicago, where the Cardinals will continue their three-game series with the Cubs on Saturday and Sunday. According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “multiple sources with knowledge of an imminent...
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Former WWE Champion Chases Down Burglars Fleeing Arizona Home (Video)

Daniel Bryan is used to taking guys down as a former WWE champion, but he had to do it for a worse reason this week. The wrestler, whose real name is Bryan Danielson, was pulling up up to his Phoenix home with his wife around 7 p.m. on Thursday when they saw a door to the home opening. Two men exited the home and fled, but Danielson was on their tails. Danielson caught up to one...
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Johnny Damon Owns ‘Last Supper’ Painting Of Him, Old Red Sox Teammates

Johnny Damon looked like Jesus for much of his Boston Red Sox tenure. He has a painting to prove it. Damon spent four seasons with the Red Sox from 2002 through 2005, during which he sported long locks and plenty of facial hair. Red Sox fans often made reference to “WWJDD” — What Would Johnny Damon Do? — and the former Boston outfielder even owns a painting that mimics Leonardo...
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Report: Los Angeles Lakers Offer Head Coaching Job To Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers have offered their head coaching job to Byron Scott, according to ESPN league sources. Scott spoke with Lakers’ owner Jim Buss on Thursday, and the Lakers made a verbal offer. The two sides are negotiating a contract, as Scott’s representatives are reviewing the offer, according to ESPN. Mike D’Antoni resigned as Lakers coach in April after the team refused...
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Bears Cornerback Charles Tillman Has Awful Dorm Room At Training Camp (Photo)

The Chicago Bears begin training camp at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, Ill., on Friday and the players will live in dorms instead of commuting to their homes. Veteran cornerback Peanut Tillman, who played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was placed in what might be one of the worst dorm rooms on campus. He shared a photo of the room on his Facebook...
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Jack White’s MLB Tour Continues With Batting Practice In Detroit (Photo)

It looks as though Jack White is trying to bring grouchiness to every stadium in the MLB. After the rocker was photographed having what looked like a terrible time at Wrigley Field in Chicago, he announced Friday that he’d be throwing the first pitch out at Comerica Park in his native Detroit on July 29. And White did so by posting another unhappy photo of himself, this time taking...
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Johnny Manziel At Browns Training Camp: ‘I’ve Made Some Rookie Mistakes

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel took the podium for his first press conference at training camp on Friday and addressed his off-field antics very candidly, admitting that he’s made some bad choices. “At the end of the day, I’ve made some rookie mistakes, there’s some things I wish I could have gone back and done a little differently, but continuing to move forward...
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Tim Lincecum Selling Arizona Home With Spring-Fed Pool For $4M (Photos)

Starting pitcher Tim Lincecum re-signed with the San Francisco Giants during the offseason, getting a two-year, $35 million deal. He’s thrown two no-hitters in the past 12 months and even earned his first career save on Tuesday, proving he’s just as smooth on the mound as the Giants originally envisioned. Now, the 30-year-old is looking for a bit of extra change. Lincecum...
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Kevin Millar: ‘Writing Is On The Wall’ For Red Sox To Become Sellers

The Boston Red Sox’s hot streak is over, the woes are back in full effect and the 2014 season is beginning to look like a lost cause. The Red Sox, who won eight of nine after struggling for most of the first half, entered Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field having lost three in a row. Former Red Sox first baseman and current MLB Network analyst Kevin Millar...
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Cubs Make Two Defensive Mistakes On One Play, Give Up Two Runs (GIF)

Unhappy about the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 season? Well, it could be worse — you could be a fan of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are in last place and are headed for a sixth straight season without October baseball. In the first inning of Friday’s game against the Cardinals, St. Louis’ Jon Jay hit a ball deep down the left line that Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan couldn’t field...
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Colts RB Vick Ballard Tears Achilles, Likely Out For Second Straight Season

Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard ran for 814 yards and two scores during his productive rookie season in 2012, but the last two years haven’t gone as well. In the first game of his sophomore campaign, Ballard tore his ACL and was forced to miss the entire 2013 season. And just two days after reporting to camp and saying he passed his physical, it appears as though the...
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Will Middlebrooks’ Power Part Of Pawtucket’s Recent Hot Streak (Video)

The Pawtucket Red Sox were in the middle of a nine-game win streak on Friday, and Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks is a huge part of that. Middlebrooks is hitting for power in the minors and had a six-game hit streak going as of Friday. The Red Sox are keeping an eye on him, so don’t be surprised if he returns to the lineup soon, especially with Xander Bogaerts...
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David Ortiz Ready To Face David Price In Red Sox-Rays Rematch (Video)

David Ortiz was pulled from Thursday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays after tweaking his back in the ninth inning, but he couldn’t resist facing Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price when the Boston Red Sox started their series at Tropicana Field on Friday. The big Red Sox slugger called manager John Farrell to make sure that he didn’t leave him out of the lineup for the...
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Red Sox-Rays Live: Boston, Tampa Bay Renew Rivalry With Battle Of Aces

6:35 p.m.: The Red Sox anticipated being without David Ortiz for Friday’s series opener, but the slugger called manager John Farrell and told him not to write him off. Ortiz indeed is in Friday’s starting lineup. Ortiz tweaked his back on a check swing in the ninth inning Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays. He exited the game and was described by Farrell as being “day-to...
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NHL Gets In Holiday Spirit, Releases Line of Ugly Christmas Sweaters (Photos)

Christmas in July is a very real thing for National Hockey League fans with a unique taste in fashion. The NHL is hoping to spread the holiday cheer this season, releasing a hideously awesome line of ugly Christmas sweaters. NHL releases line of truly awful team branded ugly holiday sweaters. thesco.re/1oo4Vbc http://t.co/SG8WsFjc1F—   (@theScore) July 25, 2014 The soon-to...
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Darrelle Revis Wanted Jets Reunion Before Signing With Patriots

Darrelle Revis is enjoying his time with the New England Patriots, but that’s not what he originally had in mind. The All-Pro cornerback admitted to the New York Daily News that he originally had his agent reach out to the New York Jets for a reunion but that they weren’t interested in taking him back. Still, though the Jets were his first choice, he isn’t disappointed in the...
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Toronto Maple Leafs, Goalie James Reimer Agree On Two-Year Contract

TORONTO — Goalie James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a two-year contract Thursday. Reimer, a restricted free agent, was scheduled to go to arbitration Monday. He will get $2.6 million this season and $2 million in 2015-16. Reimer lost the starting job to Jonathan Bernier last season, but was forced into service with Toronto’s playoff...
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Nick Longhi, Red Sox Standout Prospect, Undergoes Season-Ending Surgery

Nick Longhi’s first full season in the Boston Red Sox organization has come to a screeching halt. Longhi, who was selected in the 30th round of the 2013 draft, has had a big season at Single-A Lowell. Unfortunately, the 18-year-old will miss the remainder of the 2014 campaign after undergoing season-ending surgery Thursday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his thumb...
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Saints QB Drew Brees, 35, Looking To Play Another 10 Years In NFL

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has thrown for at least 5,000 yards in three consecutive seasons, so you can bet he hasn’t put much consideration into the thought of retirement. In fact, the 35-year-old feels so good that he said he’d like to play another 10 years in a press conference Friday. Brees cited quarterbacks like Brett Favre, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady...
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Liverpool Midfielder Adam Lallana Suffers Injury, Will Miss Start Of Season

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana’s career at Anfield isn’t off to a good start. According to the club’s official website, he “sustained a knock to his lateral collateral ligament during a session at the Reds’ Harvard University training base in Boston.” There is no expected date for when Lallana will be able to return to the playing field, and he won’t be ready for...
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Patriots Open Up Roster Spot, Release Tight End Nate Byham

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tight end Nate Byham’s tenure with the New England Patriots lasted less than a week. The fifth-year pro was released by the Patriots on Friday, the team announced. Byham lasted just two training camp sessions before being cut. Byham’s release opens up a spot on the Patriots’ 90-man roster. They could look to add another wide receiver after Greg Orton went...
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Charles Barkley: Tiger Woods And I Aren’t Friends, He’s Not A ‘Sociable Guy’

Charles Barley always says exactly what’s on his mind, speaking with great candor whenever he’s given the chance. And when given the opportunity to speak about Tiger Woods on the Mike Missanelli Show on 97.5 The Fanatic on Friday afternoon, he was very frank. “We’re not friends anymore,” Barkley said of Woods, via GolfChannel.com. Barkley went on, responding to Missanelli’s...
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Ex-Red Sox Chris Capuano To Start For Yankees Vs. Blue Jays On Saturday

Chris Capuano’s crossover will become official Saturday when the former Boston Red Sox pitcher starts for the New York Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Capuano, who was released by the Red Sox on July 1 after being designated for assignment, was acquired by the Yankees from the Colorado Rockies on Thursday in exchange for cash considerations. He will join...
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