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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Jason Pierre-Paul joins the Stupid Injury Club

Taken on its own merits, “Florida Man injures self with fireworks” is not a newsworthy item. In fact, it may be a residency requirement. But when that Florida Man is Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, we pay attention. ESPN.com reported that JPP severely injured himself in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, suffering burns on one of his palms and three fingers...
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Sacramento Kings continue to be an utter disaster

The Sacramento Kings are not having a good last few weeks. What with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins demanding a trade, owner Vivek Ranadive publicly feuding with his head coach and vice president of basketball operations Vlade Divac making an underwhelming draft pick, things haven’t been swell in Sactown. Now the team’s strategy for free agency has gone completely off the rails...
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Lakers enlist Adam Levine’s help in LaMarcus Aldridge pursuit

The Los Angeles Lakers met with free agent power forward LaMarcus Aldridge last night while you were likely sleeping, and by all accounts the meeting went really well. The Lakers went all-in, enlisting Kobe Bryant, James Worthy and a host of other executives to try and convince Aldridge to be the future of the franchise. But they also got help from an unlikely source. While team...
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Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson’s estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter and granddaughter lost that court battle, though they plan on appealing. Tuesday night’s...
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Possible Replacements for Bo Ryan

Bo Ryan announced Monday that the 2015-’16 season will be his last at the helm in Madison, leaving Wisconsin fans and the college basketball world to thank him for all he’s done throughout his coaching career and to reminisce about all the wonderful memories that he’s responsible for. But as those feelings of sadness, gratitude and nostalgia slowly subside, attention will...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining Bo Ryan's legacy at Wisconsin

Monday afternoon, shockwaves were sent throughout the state of Wisconsin and the entire college basketball world when Bo Ryan announced that his tenure in Madison will come to an end after next season. Of course, this means that the 2015-’16 campaign will mark the end of an incredible era at Wisconsin, during which Ryan has guided the Badgers to levels of success that at one...
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Los Angeles Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract

The Los Angeles Kings have announced that they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards. The team put Richards on waivers on Sunday and many expected a buyout to be announced on Monday. Instead the Kings have fully terminated the deal, citing a breach of contract on Richards’ part. The Kings have not announced why Richards was in violation of his contract, but it is...
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Report: Celtics offered four first-round picks to move up in draft

Post-draft analysis is fun in any sport, but the NBA draft is usually one of the craziest nights in sports. The stories that come out afterwards are insanely entertaining. Today a big one broke that is pretty mind-boggling. A report claims that the Boston Celtics offered four first-round picks to the Charlotte Hornets in an attempt to move up to the No. 9 spot in Thursday night...
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2015 NBA Draft: The Lakers just got a whole lot better

The last two seasons have been miserable for the Los Angeles Lakers. Between Kobe Bryant’s injuries, Mike D’Antoni and Byron Scott’s coaching and a combined 48 wins, things have been bleak. But the Lakers took a big step forward during the 2015 NBA Draft. After snagging forward Julius Randle at No. 7 and Jordan Clarkson at No. 46 during the 2014 draft, Lakers general manager...
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Los Angeles Lakers won’t trade Julius Randle

The Los Angeles Lakers have a ton of balls in the air as Thursday night’s draft approaches but they have put one rumor to rest. According to multiple reports, they are absolutely unwilling to trade forward Julius Randle. The Lakers selected Randle with the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Randle entered the league after an outstanding freshman season at Kentucky and somehow...
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Report: Broncos tried to trade Peyton Manning this offseason

Just as the world has turned its attention to the 2015 NBA Draft, the NFL managed to have a gigantic story drop on Tuesday afternoon.   Benjamin Allbright a radio host in Denver (94.1 FM) and football expert, dropped this bombshell today: #Broncos attempted to trade Peyton Manning this off-season to the Houston #Texans per more than one source in position to know. (1/2) ...
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Report: DeMarcus Cousins asked for a trade last month

As rumors continue to swirl around the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins, a new report on Tuesday threw more gasoline on the fire. According to Dave Carmichael of KHTK Sports in Sacramento, Cousins asked for a trade last month. This really shouldn’t surprise anyone as there is clearly tension between Cousins and newly-hired coach George Karl. The All-Star center has almost...
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Divac: Kings not trading DeMarcus Cousins

The 2015 NBA Draft is just a few days away and, as usual, crazy rumors are flying. The latest big story involves the Los Angeles Lakers aggressively pursuing a trade with the Sacramento Kings for All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. Unfortunately for the Lakers, the Kings claim they have zero interest in moving Cousins. Vlade Divac is Sacramento’s new vice president of basketball...
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The Golf King is Dead. Long Live the King(s).

The saddest thing to watch at the 115th U.S. Open was not Dustin Johnson gagging away two chances at glory from 12 feet away, though even those of us who had money riding on a Jordan Spieth victory couldn’t help but feel for the guy who continues to build a reputation as one of the more notorious back-nine Sunday chokers in majors. Johnson is on his way to a very special wing...
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Giancarlo Stanton will participate in Home Run Derby if asked

On Friday baseball got some fantastic news that could put a positive spin on what might be a very Kansas City All-Star weekend. Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has said that he would participate in the 2015 Home Run Derby if he’s asked. Before the Marlins faced the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on Friday, Stanton said, “If I’m asked, I’ll do it.” The...
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Report: Kelvin Benjamin overweight at OTAs

While stories during NFL OTAs are rarely worth even mentioning, this one caught our collective eye on Wednesday. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin apparently showed up to OTAs overweight and wound up injured as a result. The 6-foot-5 wideout played his rookie season in 2014 at around 245 pounds, and reportedly came into spring workouts about 10 pounds over weight....
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