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Russell Westbrook: ‘I’m not Angry Man off the court … I’m a laid-back chill guy’

Russell Westbrook, it can be argued, is something of a walking contradiction. A fiery competitor on the floor, he’s known for his charitable ways and caring demeanor off of it. Standoffish to the media at times, he seems to be consciously aware of how that churlish behavior could be perceived by those he cares about...Read More The post Russell Westbrook: ‘I’m not Angry Man...
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Aaron Rodgers to appear on celebrity version of 'Jeopardy!'

It’s almost too much of a coincidence for the news to arrive on April Fools’ Day, but by all accounts it is true. Aaron Rodgers apparently realized one of his lifelong dreams this week when the Green Bay Packers quarterback made an appearance on “Celebrity Jeopardy!” Rodgers’ upcoming appearance on an episode of “Celebrity Jeopardy!”...Read More The post Aaron Rodgers...
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Drew Miller left with ghastly injury after being cut near eye by skate (pic/vid)

Detroit Red Wings left winger Drew Miller arguably is lucky not to be left more severely injured — or even blinded in his right eye — after a terrifying incident during the team’s game on Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators. In a disturbing scene that shockingly could have been much worse, Miller was caught on...Read More The post Drew Miller left with ghastly injury after...
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Behind-the-scenes details shed light on LeBron James’ two-week hiatus

A plethora of fascinating NBA-related stories have been surfacing courtesy of ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst’s appearance on colleague Bill Simmons’ “B.S. Report” on Tuesday. But perhaps none are more interesting than the reported behind-the-scenes activity that led to LeBron James’ two-week absence from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lineup in late December/early January. All...
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Indianapolis Colts roll out ‘Whiteout’ uniforms for April Fools’ Day (pics)

While this won’t be the first April Fools’ Day-related shenanigans pulled by a team or athlete on Wednesday, the Indianapolis Colts deserve a huge amount of credit for pulling out all the stops and upping the production value while executing their festive prank. The Colts alerted followers on Twitter that the team would be introducing...Read More The post Indianapolis Colts roll...
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Tom Brady owns April Fools’ Day with fantastic Photoshop on Facebook (pic)

To say that Tom Brady rules Facebook during the past NFL season would be a drastic understatement. Just because it’s the offseason does not mean the New England Patriots quarterback and social media maestro would be taking any time off. And such a juicy opportunity for tomfoolery like April Fools’ Day was a temptation Tommy...Read More The post Tom Brady owns April Fools’...
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Young sportswriter behind Cam Newton column speaks out

It didn’t take long for the world to discover the identity of the elementary school-aged budding sportswriter behind a column containing a delightful hot take on Cam Newton. Black and Blue Review, a Carolina Panthers-centric site, has the scoop on one Robert Romer, a 10-year-old in fourth grade at Venable Elementary School. Not only is he...Read More The post Elementary school...
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Derek Jeter looking to open sports-themed restaurant in Tampa airport

Derek Jeter once again is looking to expand his entrepreneurial brand following his retirement by reportedly making a foray into  joining the ranks of airport restauranteurs. The New York Yankees legend apparently has signed on with Concessions Tampa to open a 3,400 square foot restaurant inside the Tampa International Airport, reports the Tampa Bay Business Journal....Read More...
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Phillies to sell hard liquor, wine at Citizens Bank Park

The Philadelphia Phillies revealed that the team and its concession partner Aramark will be selling a selection of hard liquor and wine at Citizens Bank Park this upcoming season. The news, as part of an announcement in which the team touted new concession offerings that will be available at the ballpark this season, states that...Read More The post Phillies to sell hard liquor...
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Reds to have in-stadium nursery

Bringing an infant to a baseball game obviously can be a challenging, arduous and sometimes harrowing ordeal. The Cincinnati Reds apparently are the first team in Major League Baseball to try to do something to lighten the load and make an enjoyable gameday experience more conducive to all involved parties. Reds spokesman Michael Anderson told...Read More The post Cincinnati Reds...
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Jameis Winston reportedly looking ‘flabby’ at Florida State Pro Day (pic)

Let another round of “Jameis Winston is fat” talk commence, as images surfacing from his pro day at Florida State on Tuesday gives the impression that the quarterback still looks a bit “flabby,” per the observation of Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith. This latest display of the perceptible absence of a chiseled physique mark...Read More The post Jameis Winston reportedly...
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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving separately discuss duo’s evolving relationship

By all indications, including rumors of a behind-the-scenes confrontation, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving seemingly have experienced a few rough patches as they have attempted to build a working relationship on the court and forge a genial friendship off of it. With the Cleveland Cavaliers winning a lot more than losing as the team attempts...Read More The post LeBron James, Kyrie...
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A nine-year-old Rory McIlroy apparently trolled Tiger Woods in a letter

Even at the spry young age of nine years old, Rory McIlroy apparently already was envisioning how he would one day supplant Tiger Woods as the unquestioned king of professional golf. An anecdote regarding the rumored letter comes from a fantastic piece from Charles Siebert in The New York Times on the No. 1 ranked...Read More The post A nine-year-old Rory McIlroy apparently trolled...
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Phil Jackson issues message of hope to season ticket holders

Phil Jackson again is mentioning the basketball gods on social media, this time to assure fans that he will build the New York Knicks the right way. “We will rebuild a team that fits together-guys that want to compete and play the way bball gods approve,” Jackson tweeted Sunday evening, before adding, “#groundup” as a...Read More The post Phil Jackson talks basketball gods...
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Elementary school sportswriter has hot take on Cam Newton

Cam Newton probably has grown accustomed to the fact that sportswriters can be a vituperative bunch when it comes to penning pieces articulating their perception that a superstar athlete is under-performing or not worth the hype. What the Carolina Panthers quarterback likely is not used to, however, is when the sportswriter unleashing said hot sports...Read More The post Elementary...
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Rockets GM: We think we can win NBA title despite injuries

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey insisted the team has what it takes to win an NBA title, despite recently being bitten by the injury bug, with the most damaging blow to the team’s championship aspirations being starting point guard Patrick Beverley going down with a torn ligament in his left wrist. Still, Morey expressed...Read More The post Rockets GM Daryl Morey...
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Furniture store to refund purchases if Nationals, Orioles both make World Series

While the odds may seem slim, should the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles square off in the World Series this fall, a D.C. area’s furniture store’s promotion could make some customers very happy. Marlo Furniture, which operates six locations in the Virginia/Maryland/D.C. area, announced its “Marlo’s Grand Slam” promotion, the details of which are as...Read More...
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Joe Girardi on Yankees season: World Series an ‘all or nothing’ proposition

The New York Yankees unparallelled run of historic success cannot be questioned, nor is there another MLB team that has obviously enjoyed as much postseason success historically. Still, the Yankees’ recent history has not been as friendly when it comes to finishing seasons hoisting a trophy. More than that, the Bronx Bombers have failed to...Read More The post Joe Girardi on Yankees...
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Tiger Woods drops out of top 100 for first time in 19 years

It’s been a very, very long time since Tiger Woods wasn’t counted among the 100 top-ranked players in the world according to the World Golf Ranking. The fact that the 39-year-old now sits at No. 104 simply is the latest evidence of just how precipitous of a fall he was suffered in recent years. Following...Read More The post Tiger Woods drops out of Top 100 in Official World...
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Enough already, baseball teams: Astros introduce Chicken & Waffle Cone (pic)

In a spring buildup to what just might be the most potentially fattening, Rolaids-grabbing, cholesterol count-spiking, heart attack-inducing and angioplasty-prompting summers at the ballpark ever, the Houston Astros have come along and announced that the Chicken & Waffle Cone will be available at Minute Maid Park this season. And yes, it is almost exactly what...Read More The...
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Butch Harmon concerned Rory McIlroy may be bulking up too much

Butch Harmon recently expressed concern that Rory McIlroy’s intensely focused dedication to reshaping his body could have an adverse effect on the golfer down the road. The renowned golf coach believes bulking up to a such a degree could have similar consequences to how it is speculated that Tiger Woods’ obsession with pumping iron earlier...Read More The post Butch Harmon concerned...
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Twins to offer $19 Bloody Mary with pizza slice garnish

The Minnesota Twins have been down this road lined with outrageous adult beverages before, but the team pulled out all the stops on its latest alcoholic drink offering that will be available at Target Field this season. Minnesota Twins icon Kent Hrbek announced on Twitter Friday that the establishment inside the team’s stadium at the...Read More The post Twins to offer $19 Bloody...
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Howard willing to make 'ultimate sacrifice' for Rockets

Dwight Howard returned to the Houston Rockets lineup Wednesday night for a tilt against the New Orleans Pelicans after missing the team’s previous 26 games due to a troublesome right knee. In his first game back on the court since Jan. 23, Howard logged 16 minutes, scored four points and pulled down seven rebounds as...Read More The post Dwight Howard willing to make ‘ultimate...
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Aaron Baddeley ‘aces’ par-14 17th at Valero Texas Open for a … birdie?

Aaron Baddeley managed to ace the par-4 17th on a blustery Thursday at TPC San Antonio during the first round of the Texas Open, but walked away with a birdie instead of scoring an incredibly-rare double-eagle, otherwise known as an albatross. Why? Because Baddeley’s first tee shot on the 336-yard 17th resulted in an unplayable...Read More The post Aaron Baddeley ‘aces’ par...
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Cleanthony Early doesn’t think his Knicks squad would lose to Kentucky

New York Knicks rookie forward Cleanthony Early on Thursday insisted there is no chance that the Kentucky Wildcats could beat his NBA team, despite the nightmarish season the woeful 14-58 squad is suffering through. The entire “Could Kentucky beat an NBA team?” dialogue stems from SMU head coach Larry Brown saying last week that Kentucky...Read More The post Cleanthony Early...
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