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LeBron James ordered a pizza with 16 toppings on it (pic)

LeBron James has been known to go on some pretty extreme diets during the offseason. But leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA title evidently has allowed him to cut loose a little bit on the dining forefront. James took to Facebook to post a screengrab of an online pizza order. It features a pie with a whopping 16 items on it. So, to sum it all up, James started with high...
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Hockey team unveils Clinton, Trump bobbleheads

With both the Republican and Democratic national conventions now in the rear-view mirror, the U.S. finds itself in the thick of a presidential race that will play out during a bitter, contentious handful of months heading into Election Day in November. At least there is a minor league hockey team trying to inject some much-needed levity into the situation. The American Hockey...
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Mike Tyson selling limited edition ‘Thuns Out, Guns Out’ shirt (pic)

Mike Tyson has announced he will be selling a limited edition “Thuns Out, Guns Out” shirt, a message that presumably is a nod to his trademark lisp. They are finally here! These limited edition tees are only available for two weeks. https://t.co/2kHQdqJJT9 pic.twitter.com/V4Mb7yyrVA — Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) July 28, 2016   As Iron Mike notes in the tweet, these...
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Jose Bautista bat flip now a goal celebration in ‘NHL 17’ (vid)

Jose Bautista’s majestic — and ultimately controversial — bat flip during the playoffs last season has become one of the more iconic scenes in recent postseason baseball history. So much so, in fact, that the Toronto Blue Jays slugger’s emphatic lumber toss isn’t only a celebration reserved for the major leagues … well, at least in video game form. The creators of...
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Crowell still making amends for controversial Instagram post

Isaiah Crowell faced the media on Thursday at the Cleveland Browns practice facility and not surprisingly the issue of a controversial image he posted last month on Instagram was a topic of discussion. Crowell in July posted a disturbing image of a police officer being stabbed in the throat by a person in a black hood in reaction to the fatal shootings of black men by police in...
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Newspaper editor explains use of Jordan meme for MJ article

A Malawian newspaper found itself in the midst of a media firestorm this week after it interestingly used the infamous “Crying Jordan” meme as the accompanying photo for an article about Michael Jordan’s recent statement on the shootings of African-Americans and the targeting of police officers. The statement, originally published by The Undefeated, said in essence that...
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Doc Rivers blames ‘bloggers’ for Blake Griffin trade rumors

Reports have surfaced in recent weeks that the Los Angeles Clippers are considering a possible trade of superstar Blake Griffin. Clippers head coach Doc Rivers vehemently denied the rumors, citing “bloggers” who “have nothing to do with the sport” as the source of the trade talk. Rivers was making an appearance this week on The Vertical Podcast with Adrian Wojnarowski...
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Jets players told not to discuss Ryan Fitzpatrick situation

With the contract stalemate between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets becoming more dire and dysfunctional by the day, players not surprisingly are being inundated with questions about the protracted drama. But don't expect it to last for long, as Jets running back Matt Forte indicated that players have been instructed not to discuss anything related to the Fitzpatrick drama...
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Marshawn Lynch driving Cal injury cart turned into bobblehead (pic)

Back in 2006, Marshawn Lynch, then a running back for the Cal Bears, commandeered an injury cart following a victory over the Washington Huskies. With news of Marshawn Lynch's potential retirement, we fondly remember his Cal victory celebrations. #BeastMode https://t.co/w6nnuONxdZ — RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) February 7, 2016   The sight of Lynch cruising around the filed...
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Miami Marlins unveil logo for 2017 MLB All-Star Game

With the MLB All-Star Game heading to South Florida next season, the Miami Marlins amped up the anticipation on Wednesday by officially unveiling the 2017 Midseason Classic’s official logo. We proudly present: the 2017 @MLB @AllStarGame logo!#ASGMiami | https://t.co/UexHfPilCQ pic.twitter.com/zrsHujnXJi — Miami Marlins (@Marlins) July 27, 2016 Interestingly, the logo...
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Oof: Russell Wilson is ‘Armed and Dangeruss’ in cheesy poster (pic)

Russell Wilson is the star of a new poster that hearkens back to the themed athlete posters of yesteryear. And suffice to say, given the abject cheesiness of that era — which had a heyday in the late 1980s/early 1990s as produced by the Costacos Brothers — has made a lame quantum leap into the Seattle Seahawks signal caller’s latest piece of promotional fare. To wit: ...
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John Daly dons super-patriotic outfit for Champions Dinner

John Daly won the PGA Championship all the way back in 2001, meaning he was an invited attendee at the annual Champions Dinner on Tuesday night. And the 50-year-old, known for both his outrageous on-the-course wardrobe choices and offbeat demeanor — didn’t disappoint with how he got himself gussied up for the gala. Daly rocked an über-patriotic getup for the event, as evidenced...
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Study finds link on babies named Shea, Mets’ success

A study by the Wall Street Journal has found a correlation between babies being named Shea in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area over the past 40-plus years and the success enjoyed on the field by the Mets. The inference is of course that Mets fans named their children after the stadium that the team called home from 1964-2008. Interestingly, the Journal’s research...
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Astros fan starts GoFundMe page to buy out Gomez contract

Carlos Gomez without a doubt has so far suffered through a disappointing 2016 season. And it’s apparently gotten so bad one Houston Astros fan believes it’s time to cut the struggling outfielder loose. And if the Astros organization isn’t willing to foot the bill to accomplish it? Perhaps a contingent of fans could band together to help alleviate the financial burden. Andrew...
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Agent: Bryant ‘heartbroken that he’s not allowed to play’

Martavis Bryant is sitting out the 2016 NFL season after being suspended without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. But according to his agent, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver is committed to avoiding the reoccurrence of such a situation. Brian Fettner, Bryant’s agent, released a statement indicating that his “heartbroken”...
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Redskins’ Bashaud Breeland shows off his English Bulldog pups (pics)

Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland’s entourage made for quite the adorable scene, as he showed up Tuesday at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., with four adorable English Bulldog puppies. .@salute_me17 bringing just the essentials to #SkinsCamp. https://t.co/K4zVLtznzk — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 26, 2016 Breeland, who apparently was looking for a mate...
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Noah ‘Thor’ Syndergaard denies responsibility for NYC lightning strike (pic)

A mesmerizing bolt of lightning struck the Empire State Building during a storm that halted Monday’s tilt between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. And Mets electrifying starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, of course nicknamed Thor, denied any responsibility for it. Syndergaard took to Twitter Monday evening to stress that there were no Mjölnir-based shenanigans...
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Mike McCarthy ends weight talk, declares Eddie Lacy ‘ready’

It was explicitly spelled out to Eddie Lacy by the Green Bay Packers organization that he needed to shed some weight this offesason. Mike McCarthy has essentially declared an end to such discussions by proclaiming the running back fit enough for training camp. The Packers reported to camp on Monday and McCarthy, while hesitant to discuss at any length the exact fitness level of...
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Brett Favre selects wife Deanna as his Hall of Fame presenter

Brett Favre established countless relationships, even lifelong friendships, with coaches, teammates, mentors and the like during his 20-year NFL career. But when selecting who will present him at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in Canton, Ohio, next month, Favre chose someone much closer to home and dearer to his heart. His wife Deanna. “Deanna is the best teammate...
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Von Miller has some wild thoughts about human evolution

Von Miller has cultivated a reputation of being a somewhat eccentric individual with a unique worldview that possesses unorthodox opinions concerning matters outside the world of football. The Denver Broncos superstar’s recent off-the-wall predictions concerning the continued evolution of humankind won’t alter that perception one iota. Miller recently discussed what he believes...
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Doug Pederson confirms Sam Bradford will start in Week 1

The Philadelphia Eagles on Monday opened training camp and it didn’t take long for the team’s No. 1 offseason story to become a primary topic of conversation. The Eagles of course traded up to select Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. In the wake of the decision, Sam Bradford had a very public and unhappy reaction to the move. While both the...
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Brian Cashman defends A-Rod despite season's struggles

Reports in recent days have indicated Brian Cashman has no intention of releasing the  struggling Alex Rodriguez, despite rumors stating otherwise. The New York Yankees general manager took it a step further during a conference call Monday by going to bat for the soon-to-be 41-year-old designated hitter, praising him for his hard work and dedication. Brian Cashman was...
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Tyler Johnson 'threw up a couple of times' over $50M deal

Tyler Johnson probably figured his time with the Miami Heat had come to an end after he agreed to a four-year, $50 million offer sheet from the Brooklyn Nets. But with the departure of Dwyane Wade, the Heat decided to match the Nets’ offer. What was Johnson’s reaction to the realization that he was going to make that kind of money no matter where he played? Let’s just say...
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Report: Seahawks to meet with Michael Bennett about new contract

The Seattle Seahawks are set to meet with Michael Bennett’s camp to work out terms on a new contract, according to reports from both the Seattle Times and ESPN. A source has confirmed to the Times that Bennett’s new agent, Doug Hendrickson, will have an audience with the Seahawks at some point this week. ESPN’s Josina Anderson is reporting that a two- to three-year extension...
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Repot: NFL to investigate Aldon Smith over Periscope video

The NFL are preparing to investigate Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith in the wake of a video recently posted to Periscope in which an unidentified man, suspected to perhaps be Smith, and an unidentified woman appear to handle and smoke a marijuana cigarette. A source reportedly informed ESPN’s Ed Werder of the NFL’s intent. As expected, source says #NFL looking into...
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