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Stephen Curry zings media over deadlines amid controversy with daughter

Basking in the afterglow of a thrilling 99-98 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State Warriors teammates Stephen Curry were in a jovial mood. The frivolity of the environment allowed the comedy duo to razz the media over the swirling and arguably silly controversy surrounding how Curry...Read More The post Stephen Curry zings media...
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Randy Watson approves? Pirates mistakenly offer fans a ‘sexual’ donut (pic)

The Pittsburgh Pirates had nothing but the best intentions in mind when a post to its Instagram account announced Friday morning that the team’s fans were in line for some free tickets and a special Pirates-themed donut if they dropped by an area Dunkin’ Donuts. Something, obviously, went awry, as instead of the message indicating...Read More The post Randy Watson approves?...
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Kobe Bryant tries to solve riddle of defending Stephen Curry

Figuring out how to stop Stephen Curry when his offensive game is humming and his jump shot is clicking is like trying to unravel a mystery wrapped inside a conundrum knotted up in an enigma. Kobe Bryant, a mere spectator to the NBA Playoffs — as the Los Angeles Lakers have been the past two...Read More The post Kobe Bryant tries to solve riddle of defending Stephen Curry appeared...
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NFL icon Bud Grant zings Pats with Deflategate joke on Twitter

Legendary former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant recently joined Twitter and the primary reason was to promote his incredible garage sale — the 11th one — where he is selling off loads of NFL memorabilia he accumulated throughout his storied career. While a relative Twitter neophyte, Grant apparently has become so social media savvy...Read More The post Bud Grant, promoting...
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Guy behind NFL's social media trolling of Pats is a Jets fan?

There are conspiracy theories and then there are conspiracy theories. One floated by CBS Boston writer Michael Hurley — while done in a relatively tongue-in-cheek manner (and well-researched) — posits that the individual behind the supposed trolling of the New England Patriots by NFL social media accounts of late just might be a New York...Read More The post Boston writer: Guy...
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Robert Griffin III introduces newborn daughter Reese Ann to the world (pic)

Robert Griffin III took to social media on Thursday to introduce the world to his newborn daughter. The first child of the Washington Redskins quarterback and wife Rebecca Liddicoat, the couple named the seven-pound, nine-ounce little bundle of joy Reese Ann. As RG3 is wont to do on social media, he invented a clever new...Read More The post Robert Griffin III introduces newborn...
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Shirts referring to Brad Ausmus as ‘dreamy’ appear in Tigers clubhouse (pic)

Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus widely is viewed as one of the better-looking managers in baseball, if not the handsomest.  And it appears there’s a member of the Tigers who believes he’s all that and more, as t-shirts mysteriously appeared in the team’s clubhouse that bore an image of Ausmus along with the word, “Dreamy,”...Read More The post Shirts referring to Brad...
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Belichick suspected Tom Brady wasn't being honest with him

A Boston Herald sportswriter recently stated he heard the only reason Robert Kraft accepted the punishment levied against the New England Patriots by the NFL in the wake of the Deflategate scandal stems from the notion that Bill Belichick suspected Tom Brady wasn’t being totally honest with him. During an episode of “Sports Tonight,” CBS...Read More The post Report: Bill Belichick...
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LeBron James hypercritical of his performance in Game 1 victory

In a playoff performance that would be a career-best for most players in the NBA, LeBron James still found plenty to criticize in his 31-point, eight-rebound, six-assist night on the court in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 97-89 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Most of James’ unhappiness with his...Read More The post LeBron James hypercritical...
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Peyton Manning pens heartfelt tribute to David Letterman

It was clear that David Letterman was abundantly pleased that Peyton Manning played a role in the final taping of the “Late Show” on Wednesday, taking part in a celebrity-studded “Top 10 List.” After all, Letterman, a lifelong Indianapolis Colts fan, has long been an admirer of Manning, even after he joined the Denver Broncos....Read More The post Peyton Manning pens thoughtful...
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Stephen Curry doesn’t understand controversy involving his daughter (video)

A surprising controversy erupted earlier this week when Stephen Curry brought along his two-year-old daughter Riley to the podium with him following the Golden State Warriors’ win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Riley’s appearance was deemed preciously charming by most people — “You’re being too loud, hush up!”...Read More The post...
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Peyton Manning poses with NY cop, referred to as ‘Eli’s brother’ in tweet (pic)

Peyton Manning may be considered the most prolific quarterback in his family, but New Yorkers obviously are much more inclined to favor brother Eli, even when coming face-to-face with the Denver Broncos signal-caller. Older brother Peyton was visiting Eli’s stomping grounds to take part in David Letterman’s final taping of “The Late Show” on Wednesday...Read More The post...
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Tiger Woods’ cursing has drawn 15 FCC complaints since 2011

Tiger Woods has deservedly developed an unsavory reputation of having quite the foul mouth on the course whenever something goes awry during a round. A recent report indicates that the golfer’s potty mouth has garnered a majority of complaints submitted to the FCC from offended viewers of broadcasts of tournaments aired on CBS, NBC, Golf...Read More The post Tiger Woods’ on...
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Hershey’s supplying Nationals chocolate syrup for celebrations

The Washington Nationals have been putting an interesting — albeit sticky — spin on the custom of assaulting a game hero with some kind of barrage during his postgame interview. Typically, it used to involve dumping a big jug of water or sports drink — or even the good old shaving cream pie — but...Read More The post Hershey’s providing Nationals chocolate syrup for victory...
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Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada finds credit card on field at Petco Park (video)

Chicago Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada made his season debut Wednesday, striking out nine over 4 2/3 innings while allowing two runs on four hits and a walk in the team’s 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. While the impressive — albeit brief — outing arguably is the most important thing for Wada, perhaps what...Read More The post Cubs pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada finds credit card...
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Colts punter sends wisecrack about Tannehill contract

Conventional wisdom says that if the Miami Dolphins are willing to pony up $96 million for a quarterback of the pedigree of Ryan Tanehill — a decent signal-caller in his own right — the Indianapolis Colts might as well back up a Brink’s truck to Andrew Luck’s front door. Or, the way Indianapolis Colts punter...Read More The post Colts punter: If Tannehill deserves $96M,...
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Favre: Return to Lambeau for Packers vs. Bears is the right fit

Brett Favre will be welcomed back with open arms into the Green Bay Packers family when he returns to Lambeau Field for the unveiling of his retired No. 4 jersey on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 26. The evening will mark Favre’s long-awaited reconciliation with the Packers organization, one caused by dalliances with the New York Jets...Read More The post Brett Favre: Returning to Lambeau...
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Lightning player races back to Florida to witness son's birth

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brian Boyle seemed to be floating on air during the team’s morning skate on Wednesday, but not because he and his teammates knotted up its Eastern Conference Finals series with the New York Rangers at one game apiece. Instead, the 30-year-old veteran had just experienced something that arguably even puts a...Read More The post Lightning’s Brian Boyle...
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Le'Veon Bell talks about mindset day of DUI/pot bust

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell recently sat down for an interview during which he discussed his arrest last August for driving under the influence and marijuana possession that resulted in a three-game suspension that the NFL levied on him in April. When describing his mindset when he got behind the wheel on that day,...Read More The post Le’Veon Bell on mindset...
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Cubs fans’ personalized bricks end up in landfill

The Chicago Cubs are facing a PR issue in the wake of the news that personalized, engraved bricks that once lined streets outside Wrigley Field have shown up in a landfill as an apparently inadvertent consequence of the renovation historic ballpark, the Pontiac Daily Leader reports. Fans reportedly typically paid around $160 to have their...Read More The post Cubs fans’ personalized...
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Okafor downplays importance of being No. 1 overall pick

For what it’s worth, Jahlil Okafor, presumed to be either the top pick in the 2015 NBA Draft or at worst the second selection, indicated it doesn’t really matter to him where he goes, suggesting being the No. 1 overall pick is more about fodder for fans, not the individual player. “I don’t know that I...Read More The post Jahlil Okafor downplays importance of being No....
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Report: Seahawks GM made wisecrack to Tannehill's agent

The news that Ryan Tannehill signed a six-year extension with the Miami Dolphins to the tune of a whopping $96 million — with a reported $46 million guaranteed — obviously raises the bar for quarterback salaries in the NFL, particularly those in the upper echelon angling for a new deal. Arguably the quarterback with the...Read More The post Seahawks GM reportedly made sarcastic...
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Adam Vinatieri on extra-point changes: 'I'm a traditionalist'

Adam Vinatieri, 42, will enter is 20th NFL season this fall, so it should come as no surprise that he has seen plenty of changes during his storied career. The most recent alteration to the way the league operates on the field, however, has the veteran Indianapolis Colts kicker hearkening for a simpler era, especially...Read More The post Adam Vinatieri on changes to extra-point...
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David Ortiz worked the drive-thru at New Hampshire Dunkin’ Donuts (pic/vid)

When Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hangs up his cleats for the last time and retires after a storied MLB career, his quality performance while working the drive-thru at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Salem, N.H., certainly indicates he may have his post-retirement part-time job already lined up. Ortiz, with a name tag reading “Big...Read More The post David Ortiz wored the drive-thru...
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Minor league team creates hot dog-stuffed pizza

Just when we thought gonzo concession offerings at America’s ballparks couldn’t get more absurd, the Fresno Grizzlies — the Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros — come along and not only shatter that notion, but figure out a way to revolutionize pizza as we know it … albeit perhaps not in a positive way. For...Read More The post Minor league team rolling out the Frankenslice...
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