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Paul Pierce calls the Nets soft after Game 2 failure

Brooklyn Nets veteran Paul Pierce has no problem expressing his aggravation. After dropping Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals to the Toronto Raptors, Pierce struck out at his team’s demeanor after losing 100-95. Please click here to read this story.  The post Paul Pierce calls the Nets soft after Game 2 failure appeared first on Players View.
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Pat Tillman Legacy Lives on a Decade Later

On April 22, 2004, Pat Tillman could have literally been anywhere in the world. He could have been enjoying the NFL off-season with family and friends or at voluntary workouts with his Arizona Cardinals teammates. Simply put, Tillman could have been doing any number of very normal things for an NFL player this time of year. But nothing about Pat Tillman was normal and that is...
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Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez steps back into the octagon this Saturday at UFC 172 after a brutal knockout loss to Demetrious Johnson in December 2013. Benavidez was one of the reasons WEC became known as one of the best MMA promotions in the world in terms of quality bouts. Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez The post Video: highlights of Joseph Benavidez appeared first on Players View.
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Video: highlights of Takanori Gomi

This Saturday at UFC 172 will be the first time Takanori Gomi has stepped into the octagon in nearly 14 months. Gomi last competed for UFC in Japan last year, losing a very close and controversial decision to Diego Sanchez. On Saturday night, Gomi will be fighting Isaac Vallie-Flagg in a preliminary bout. While in Pride Fighting Championships, Gomi became the biggest 155-pound star...
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Why Andy Dalton Isn’t Worth Franchise Quarterback Money

Andy Dalton, the starting quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals has lead his team to three consecutive playoff appearances since being drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Dalton feels that he should be paid like a franchise quarterback due to this accomplishment. Please click here to read this story. The post Why Andy Dalton Isn’t Worth Franchise Quarterback...
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Richard Sherman and Seattle Seahawks Reportedly Close to a Long Term Deal

Richard Sherman, the star cornerback of the Seattle Seahawks is reportedly near a long term deal worth at least $13 million a season and there will be a good amount of the deal guaranteed. Please click here to read this story. The post Richard Sherman and Seattle Seahawks Reportedly Close to a Long Term Deal appeared first on Players View.
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Dissecting Terrelle Pryor’s Downhill Slide

Terrelle Pryor has to be scratching his head wondering ‘how did I get here?’ Despite being rated as a phenomenon both in  high school and in college, Pryor is now fighting to be the backup quarterback in Seattle after a trade on Monday shipped him out of Oakland for a seventh-round draft pick. Please click here to read this story The post Dissecting Terrelle Pryor’s Downhill...
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New York Giants Will Hill facing third suspension over drugs

New York Giants safety Will Hill may be one of those guys that just don’t get it. According to the league’s website, Hill is facing suspension for violating the league’s drug policies for the third time. Please click here to read this story. The post New York Giants Will Hill facing third suspension over drugs appeared first on Players View.
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San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich wins Coach of the Year

The San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich has been named the NBA’s Coach of the Year for the third time in his illustrious career. Please click here to read this story. The post San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich wins Coach of the Year appeared first on Players View.
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DeSean Jackson can’t wait to punish Philadelphia Eagles

DeSean Jackson will continue to be linked to the Philadelphia Eagles until he becomes deeply entrenched with the Washington Redskins. To achieve that immersion, the wideout will have to not only make big plays in 2014-15, said plays will have to lead to postseason success. In the meantime, Jackson said that he was stunned when he found out that his services were no longer desired...
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The week that was in American pro wrestling (April 21, 2014)

This past week was a big one in American pro wrestling in terms of newsworthy stories. In this case, most of these stories didn’t have anything to do with in-ring action, but instead were focused on the behind-the-scenes aspects of the business, like contracts. Has Sting Signed With WWE Yet? The rumor mill has been tilting back and forth when it comes to Sting‘s status with WWE...
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Slo-Mo Video: Nene draws first blood for the Washington Wizards

He goes by the name Nene and he showed the Chicago Bulls Carlos Boozer why he is simply amazing. Check out this slow-motion video of him drawing first blood for the Washington Wizards in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series. Video: Nene Goes Off On Carlos Boozer The post Slo-Mo Video: Nene draws first blood for the Washington Wizards appeared first on Players View.
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Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman retires

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has stepped down from his courtside seat as the team’s coach to become an advisor to the club. Please click here to read this story. The post Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman retires appeared first on Players View.
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New York Knicks fire Mike Woodson

New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson has been fired along with his entire staff. The move is the first major blow of the Phil Jackson era after a miserable 2013-14 run. Please click here to read this story. The post New York Knicks fire Mike Woodson appeared first on Players View.
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Fabricio Werdum puts on striking display while earning one-sided decision victory over Travis Browne at UFC on Fox

If Dana White was serious about the main event to Saturday’s UFC on Fox card being to determine the next challenger for Cain Velasquez and the heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum will be that challenger. Werdum appears to have earned the shot by virtue of his very dominant and nearly shutout victory on the scorecards against Travis Browne. From the beginning, Werdum’s striking...
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UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne results

Tonight’s UFC on Fox card had as its main event a bout advertised as a heavyweight title eliminator bout. This meant that either Fabricio Werdum or Travis Browne would earn a shot at heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez with a win tonight. UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne took place from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The following are the results for UFC on Fox: Werdum vs....
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UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne prelims: Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Rafael dos Anjos

Khabib Nurmagomedov remained undefeated in pro MMA, moving his record to 22-0 with a very one-sided win over Rafael dos Anjos in the final preliminary bout of UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne. Nurmagomedov was able to dominate the bout with his takedowns and ability to keep his opponent on the canvas for a good amount of the bout. And whenever the bout was standing, Nurmagomedov was...
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Bellator 117 results

Bellator 117 provided the latest installment of season 10 of Bellator MMA. The card was headlined by both lightweight tournament semifinal bouts and a bout for the vacant welterweight championship between Douglas Lima and Rick Hawn. Bellator 117 took place from the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The following are the results for Bellator 117: Catchweight (175 pounds...
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Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters

Indianapolis Colt Reggie Wayne has been shutting down skeptics since his days as a Miami Hurricane. As he fights through the rehab process surrounding the ACL injury that he suffered in October, he has a message for his detractors: “you motivate me.” Please click here to read this story. The post Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters appeared first on Players View.
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Predicting the 2014 NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

The NBA playoffs are here and with them arrives all of the fanfare that you can muster. The Western Conference is drawing most of the attention as plenty of observers are treating the results of the Eastern Conference as a foregone conclusion. The obvious name should emerge to head into the NBA Finals. But right now they are just another team fighting for the right to move on...
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Video: highlights of Travis Browne

The UFC fighter that made his presence known the most during 2013 was Travis Browne. Every year new fighters emerge, but Browne sent the strongest message during the year; that message: I’m here and I’m coming for the heavyweight title. Each of his three bouts in 2013 resulted in wins as well as Knockout of the Night awards for Browne. His victims were Gabriel Gonzaga, Alistair...
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The week that was in Japanese pro wrestling (April 18, 2014)

This past week was a week where tournaments began in several pro wrestling promotions in Japan. Pro Wrestling NOAH began a tag league that has a brief history, but has been a quality tournament basically since its inception while All Japan Pro Wrestling began the longest running singles tournament in Japanese pro wrestling. And since it wouldn’t be a week of news in Japanese pro...
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Video: highlights of Liz Carmouche

When Liz Carmouche steps into the octagon tomorrow night to fight Miesha Tate on national television, it will be a stage she has gotten accustomed to while in UFC. Despite female MMA still being relatively young in America, Carmouche is no stranger to the biggest of stages. She was one of the participants in UFC’s first female bout and will be making her second appearance on national...
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Video: highlights of Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum has always had a stigma attached to him that he could win some big fights, but not the ones that meant a potential heavyweight title shot. The man who ended Fedor Emelianenko‘s nearly decade-long undefeated run in MMA also has losses to Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem that came at the most inopportune times. A world champion and world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner...
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Video: highlights of Miesha Tate

Female MMA has been in UFC for a little over a year, and arguably the most entertaining female fighter in the promotion is Miesha Tate. This Saturday, Tate faces Liz Carmouche on the main card of UFC’s latest UFC on Fox card. No matter how the bout goes for Tate, it’s safe to assume that the bout will prove worthy of being in front of a network television audience. A veteran...
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