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LeBron James, James Corden play cops for ‘Carpool Karaoke’ bit (pic)

LeBron James will take part in an upcoming segment of “Carpool Karaoke,” a bit that has launched CBS’ “The Late Late Show” host James Corden into superstardom. The segment was filmed in Los Angeles on Monday, the first of consecutive days off for the Cavaliers and a day after the team dispatched the Lakers by a score of 125-120. The incredibly popular “Carpool Karaoke...
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Rockies hold ping-pong tourney in front of packed clubhouse

Spring training undoubtedly serves its purpose with its myriad benefits and routines. It helps players, management, coaching staff, trainers and the like prepare themselves -- both mentally and physically -- for the impending slog through the marathon-like regular season.But even spring training can get a bit long, tenuous and repetitive. So many teams try to figure out ways to break...
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Ovechkin to wear custom skates honoring U.S., Russia

Alexander Ovechkin has consistently stated his love for both his native Russia and the United States. So it is perfectly fitting that the Washington Capitals superstar will pay homage to his homeland and adopted country with a pair of custom skates during Thursday’s home game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.Believed to be the first time an NHL player has ever donned custom-styled...
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Shaq's statue spotted outside Staples Center before unveiling

The Los Angeles Lakers will formally unveil Shaquille O’Neal’s statue during a ceremony Friday outside Staples Center. With only a few days left before the big reveal, work has begun in erecting the statue in Star Plaza outside the arena.Shaq himself took to Twitter Wednesday to provide a snapshot of the mammoth statue befitting his sizable frame. The bronze statue, which celebrates...
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Jim Harbaugh claims to work out in his patented khakis

Jim Harbaugh’s affinity for regular old khakis of course is well-documented. But who knew that the Michigan Wolverines head football coach is so devoted to said no-nonsense style of slacks that he wears them during activities arguably not suitable for such a style of pants?Harbaugh recently sat down for an interview with GQ, and given the stylistic, fashion-centric bent to that...
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Curry brothers wore matching shoes for Mavs-Warriors tilt (pics)

The longstanding sibling rivalry between Seth Curry and Stephen Curry was again taken to another level Tuesday night as the Dallas Mavericks squared off with the Golden State Warriors. And the brother-against-brother match-up was celebrated by both Currys rocking matching “Family Business” Under Armour Curry 3 sneakers. The shoes feature blues in the style befitting both the...
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NFL developing ‘educational training video’ for celebrations

Excessive player celebrations were a major point of discussion, not to mention contention, throughout the 2016 NFL season. It appears the league is attempting to address the issue and the inconsistencies associated with the arguably arbitrary nature of what’s flagged as excessive and what is not.The NFL is holding Competition Committee meetings this week in Phoenix, Ariz., and...
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Chris Paul hangs with son on Clippers bench during blowout

Things got so out of hand during the Los Angeles Clippers’ 133-109 blowout of the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday night that Chris Paul was allowed to enjoy some quality time with his son on the bench.And it wasn’t only in the waning moments of the game, either. Christopher Jr. was sitting on his father’s lap with over five minutes remaining in a game that had long since become...
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Did Kaepernick troll Trump with Meals on Wheels donation?

Colin Kaepernick recently donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels as part of a $500,000 payout in a continuation of his many charitable endeavors, per a tweet from NFL media’s Ian Rapoport. The fact the currently unemployed quarterback continues to perform positive public works via donations obviously is no surprise.And yet, the confluence of recent events lends to the possibility that...
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Dwight Howard used to eat an absurd amount of candy daily

Dwight Howard has since kicked the sickeningly sweet habit, but details recently surfaced regarding a candy addiction that at one point was completely out of control.No one would ever forward the argument that the sculpted Atlanta Hawks superstar is out of shape by any stretch of the imagination. But a recent piece from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes about the NBA’s addiction to peanut...
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Golfer asks Playboy model to serve as Masters Par-3 caddie

Grayson Murray has been struggling mightily in his first full year on the PGA Tour, having missed the cut in five straight tournaments and eight out 11 on the season.But the 23-year-old Murray now has some interesting “motivation” to qualify for the Masters, as Playboy model Lindsey Pelas agreed on Twitter to be his caddie at the major’s iconic pre-tournament Par-3 contest...
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Gabrielle Union tweets about Dwyane Wade’s manhood ‘situation’

Gabrielle Union brilliantly shut down a Twitter troll with some incredibly candid comments concerning husband Dwyane Wade, specifically related to his manhood “situation.” Union, an unabashed UCLA Bruins fan — hardly surprising given she’s an alum — took to Twitter Sunday night to celebrate the  men’s basketball team punching their ticket to the Sweet Sixteen. She also...
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Man asks every MLB team why he should root for them, seven replied

An American sports-loving man in Croatia who follows the NBA and NFL who wants to get into baseball sent emails to all 30 MLB teams asking why he should root for them.The man posted the results of his mass correspondence in a reddit post: I’m from Croatia and I don’t know a thing about baseball, but since the new season is almost here, I want to fulfil [sic] my dream of becoming...
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MLB teams tweet support as Chad Bettis undergoes chemotherapy

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis on Monday received heartfelt expressions of support from several MLB teams and social media at large as he continues to wage a battle against cancer.Bettis, originally diagnosed with testicular cancer late last year, was declared cancer-free in January following surgery on Nov. 29. Subsequent tests in early March, however, unfortunately indicated...
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Report: Knicks ‘committed’ to moving Carmelo in offseason

The New York Knicks reportedly have conceded the Carmelo Anthony Era is at its end and intend to move the superstar in the coming offseason.Reports that Anthony, despite his no-trade clause, may be on his way out of New York have been occurring for seasons now. And speculation grew in intensity leading up to this season’s trade deadline. Despite the flurry of rumors that potentially...
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Ray Allen not the only player left out of Rajon Rondo’s Celtics reunion

Rajon Rondo revealed recently that he’s planning a vacation so the Boston Celtics’ 2008 squad can reunite to celebrate the team’s championship run. What has been garnering the most attention concerning the excursion was how Ray Allen was intentionally not invited. And now comes word that Allen — who apparently is considered a persona non grata due to his decision to leave...
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LeBron James on teams resting players: ‘It sucks at times’

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night became the second high-profile NBA team to rest starters during a nationally televised game, following the Golden State Warriors last week. The Cavs were already sitting Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving was deemed out due to knee soreness, so Tyronn Lue elected to rest LeBron James as well in a 108-79 road loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.This...
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NBA stars receiving personalized potatoes in mail

A unknown entity is behind a bizarre development this week where a handful of NBA players have received personalized potatoes in the mail.The strange sensation started to become known on Wednesday when Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki took to Twitter to express gratitude over receiving the super-special spud. But ever since Nowitzki went public with his tater tribute, several...
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Anonymous Warrior: ‘We’ve got problems and it ain’t basketball’

The Golden State Warriors have been in a bit of funk of late, going 5-5 in their last 10 games. The team did manage to snap a three-game losing streak Tuesday with a win over the Philadelphia 76ers, but there are now whispers that things may not be quite right behind closed doors.“Is this malaise of theirs about not feeling motivated, not thinking they have something to play for...
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Le’Veon Bell barred from attending fan’s high school prom

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will not be allowed to attend a fan’s high school prom after agreeing to do so following a Twitter bet, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.The reasons the Waukesha School District laid out for why Bell cannot escort 17-year-old Waukesha West (Wisc.) junior Ava Tarantino are two-fold, the first being he’s too old to attend....
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Pool table removed from Bills locker room auctioned for charity

First-year Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott attempted to demonstrate there’s a new sheriff in town last week by removing a pool table and some video games from the team’s locker room. And now, one of the apparent unneeded pieces of recreational equipment will be auctioned off in part to raise money for charity.The item’s description, via the auction site:Up for bids...
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Jim Harbaugh faces colonoscopy with ‘Enthusiasm Unknown To Mankind’

Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh once issued a brilliantly bizarre tweet that was so Harbaugh-ian it ought to have been wearing Docker, if such a thing, you know, were possible. Well, Harbaugh has once again invoked the classic phrase from said tweet in regard to a colonoscopy scheduled for Thursday afternoon. An “Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind.” There you have it....
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Eddie Lacy vows to give ‘best impression’ of Marshawn Lynch

Eddie Lacy will become the latest running back to attempt filling the shoes of the irreplaceable Marshawn Lynch after signing a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks. While Lacy understands there’s no way to truly replace “Beast Mode,” he vows to give the “best impression” of the celebrated running back as possible.Not only that, Lacy is eager to prove himself after injuries...
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Clint Frazier offered free haircuts for entire Yankees career

Clint Frazier last week at long last accepted his fate and succumbed to a draconian New York Yankees policy, getting his red, curly, mop top of a hairstyle trimmed back. The much ballyhooed haircut developed into a major spring training talker (more on that here and here), but it looks like Frazier may ultimately benefit from all the coverage.How? A New York men’s salon has offered...
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D.J. Swearinger pays Redskins teammate $75K for jersey number

One of the more interesting byproducts of the annual NFL free agency frenzy is how players joining new teams often make it a mission to somehow keep their old jersey number.It’s of course often the case that a player on the free agent signee’s new team already has the coveted number. So, some sort of arrangement — usually financial — is agreed upon where the new player gets...
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