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Kansas Jayhawks entering 7-game war to defend Big 12 supremacy

Despite winning 14 of their first 16 games to start the season, it took about eight seconds for a dark, and relatively unfamiliar cloud of doubt to settle over defending Big 12 champion Kansas after suffering an 11-point loss to West Virginia in Morgantown on January 12th. And with losses in two of their next four games to Oklahoma State and Iowa State, even the most confident residents...
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Dwight Howard: ‘I have not asked the Rockets to trade me’

The Houston Rockets have begun contacting teams about a potential trade of veteran big man Dwight Howard, reports Yahoo! Sports. League executives told Yahoo! Sports that Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, and the Rockets are working together on potential destinations for the eight-time All-Star. However Fegan told ESPN that the report wasn’t true: “I’m not privy to what the...
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Raiders agree to lease to remain in Oakland for 2016

The Oakland Raiders on Thursday announced that the team and the city of Oakland have agreed to terms on a lease for 2016. We have agreed to a one-year lease extension to play at https://t.co/UGxIyQo6Q7 Coliseum: https://t.co/oXFslxO4sNpic.twitter.com/0CJNGlZl0m — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) February 11, 2016 The lease terms keep the Raiders at O.Co Coliseum for the 2016 season...
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Watch: Markieff Morris, Archie Goodwin scuffle on Suns bench

On Wednesday, Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris and guard Archie Goodwin got into an argument on the bench that turned into a scuffle. Morris shoved Goodwin and teammates had to separate them during a timeout. The Suns lost 112-104 Wednesday night to the Golden State Warriors. Morris had 19 points and eight rebounds, while Goodwin scored 20 with two assists.
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Monty Williams wife, Ingrid, killed in car accident

Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, is dead at age 44. Ingrid Williams was involved in a car accident Tuesday night in Oklahoma City when she was hit head-on by another car that crossed over the center lane. The driver of the other car was pronounced dead at the scene. “The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the...
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Alex Ovechkin might be the best pure sniper ever

Ovechkin doing near-impossible in lowest-scoring era As hockey fans, we’re told that Wayne Gretzky was the greatest and best at everything he did on the ice. And for the most part, that’s basically true. I mean, the guy holds over 60 NHL records for a reason. But just because he is the NHL’s all-time leading goal-scorer with 894 goals doesn’t mean he is the greatest goal...
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President Obama calls Broncos coach Gary Kubiak

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak and defensive end DeMarcus Ware not only got to parade through the streets of Denver in front of nearly one million people on Tuesday, but they also got to take a phone call from the President of the United States. Barack Obama took a few minutes out of his day to chat with Kubiak and Ware. “Coach?” “Mr. President, how are you?” “Well, not...
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Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay

The Los Angeles Clippers have suspended forward Blake Griffin four games without pay for punching a team staff member. The Clippers will also dock Griffin’s pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand in the Jan. 23 incident. In all, Griffin will lose $859,442 from his season salary of $18,907,725. A team spokesman said the suspension will begin when Griffin...
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Sens make smart move by adding Phaneuf

It might still be a while before the NHL officially has its trade deadline, but the first major deal of the season has taken place. Earlier today, the Ottawa Senators acquired defenseman Dion Phaneuf along with Matt Frattin, Cody Donaghey, Ryan Rupert, and Casey Bailey in exchange for Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Milan Michalek, Tobias Lindberg and a 2017 second-round pick. For...
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Report: Kings plan to fire coach George Karl before All-Star break

The Sacramento Kings are making a coaching change and plan to fire George Karl in the coming days, reports ESPN. Karl is expected to be fired after Sacramento plays its final game before the All-Star break Wednesday in Philadelphia. He has an estimated $10 million in guaranteed money left on his original four-year, $15 million contract. Sacramento fell to 21-31 with the loss...
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LeSean McCoy expected to be arrested in fight with off-duty police

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over an alleged assault of off-duty police officers, according to reports. A statement released Monday by Philadelphia police said that two off-duty officers, both 40-year-old black men and members of the city’s police department, were involved in a fight with four black men, aged 26 through 30, at a Philadelphia...
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Report: Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays agree to 2-year deal

The Toronto Blue Jays and star third baseman Josh Donaldson have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a two-year contract worth nearly $29 million, according to Sportsnet Canada. Donaldson, the 2015 American League MVP, took to Twitter shortly before the Sportsnet report was published Monday night. Mood right now. pic.twitter.com/QCJBAcc0GW — Josh Donaldson (@BringerOfRain20...
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All 5 Rounds-MMA news, rumors, and headlines

Welcome to the first edition of ”All 5 Rounds”, our weekly look at some of the biggest mma news, fight announcements, past results, and upcoming events taking place within the sport’s top promotions. Thompson Ready For A Title Shot? This past weekend, welterweight contender Stephen Thompson shocked the masses by knocking out top-five fixture Johnny Hendricks in the main event...
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Alex Ovechkin joins rare company

On Sunday afternoon as the Washington Capitals held off the Philadelphia Flyers for the 3-2 win, Alex Ovechkin did something pretty special. Not that he hasn’t made a habit of doing special things over his decade in the NHL, it’s just that this special achievement put him among truly rarefied air. With his 30th goal of the season, Ovechkin accomplished the feat for the 10th time...
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TJ Ward on Panthers: ‘They want to be famous. We want to be champions’

The Denver Broncos defense lit up NFL MVP Cam Newton Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers Sunday night to win Super Bowl 50 24-10. The performance ended the Panthers talking and swag antics that took place in the lead up to the game. “We don’t have to say nothing. We let them do all the talking. We let our pads talk. We talk with our helmets and our shoulder pads. They could...
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Archie Manning on Peyton Manning: ‘I think he’s done in Denver’

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos were able to knock off the Carolina Panthers by a final score of 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. It was a huge win for the Broncos, but even more of a big win for Manning. At this point in time, it appears that Manning could very well have played his last NFL game. Archie Manning took a moment to comment on his son’s future. He didn’t have a ton...
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Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos are Super Bowl champions for a third time after dismantling the Carolina Panthers 24-10 inside a Levi’s Stadium. Broncos linebacker Von Miller was named Super Bowl 50 MVP after a dominating performance. Miller had 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and six tackles.  His  strip-sack of Cam Newton in the first quarter that gave the Broncos their first touchdown...
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Report: Marshawn Lynch has told people he plans to retire

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has told people he plans to retire, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. As unpredictable as some of these decisions can be for many players, it is even more so for the ultra-unpredictable Lynch. But as of now, despite the fact that his teammates still are attempting to change his mind, Lynch’s plan is to walk away from the game, something...
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Peyton Manning, DeMarcus Ware ’emotional’ during Broncos meeting

In the Broncos’ team meeting Saturday night before Super Bowl 50, both Peyton Manning and DeMarcus Ware were near tears. “Both were very emotional and near tears,” team president Joe Ellis told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio. Broncos coach Gary Kubiak reportedly laid out a blueprint for how the team could beat the Carolina Panthers, then turned over the mic to Manning first...
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Barry Sanders: Calvin Johnson retiring ‘would be devastating’

Lions legend Barry Sanders knows the effect it will have on the franchise if Calvin Johnson decides to retire. “It would certainly be difficult,” Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders told the Detroit News. “[Johnson has] given a lot to our organization and our team and he’s such a great player and one of those guys you just love having in your organization. Hey, it would...
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Brett Favre earns Hall of Fame induction on first ballot

Brett Favre was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 inductees on Saturday. “It is an incredible honor,” Favre said. “I always loved playing the game of football and never dreamed that it would have resulted in all of this. I just went out there and had fun because that’s what football is to me.” In addition to Favre, the Hall’s Class of 2016 also...
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NFL names Cam Newton MVP

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named the league’s Most Valuable Player at NFL Honors on Saturday night, winning 48 of the 50 possible votes from The Associated Press. “I would also like to thank (Panthers owner Jerry Richardson) for the opportunity to be the face of an organization when a lot of people didn’t approve of his decision,” Newton said in video...
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Police open criminal investigation into Johnny Manziel

Dallas police announced Friday night they are launching a criminal investigation into a domestic violence assault complaint filed against Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. Police said in a release that they received an assault complaint Friday for a Jan. 30 incident, and Manziel was listed as the suspect. “This is an ongoing investigation and updates will be made...
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St. John’s struggles won’t deter Chris Mullin from building for future

For most rookie head coaches, losing is a constant companion. But when the losses begin to pile up and weeks pass without a single victory, a rough introduction to coaching can quickly turn into an early trip to the unemployment line. New York City hoops’ legend, former NBA All-Star, and current St. John’s bench-boss Chris Mullin is not most rookie head coaches. Hired exactly...
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Kevin Garnett’s role as mentor in Minnesota signals end of an era

As the final buzzer brought an end to Tuesday’s contest between the Minnesota Timberwolves and L.A, Lakers, it was obvious that Kobe Bryant’s somewhat surprising 38-point performance was going to overshadow anything else that happened at the Staples Center that night. A 37-year old, living legend heroically saving his beloved franchise from record-setting disappointment with...
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