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Nick Young ejected after throwing elbow to throat of Steven Adams

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick “Swaggy P” Young was ejected from Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder for throwing elbows into the throat of center Steven Adams.   After Adams irritated Young with a screen, Young tossed up several elbows.  He was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2, which is an automatic ejection.         ...
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Damian Lillard scores career-high in Blazers 3OT win over Spurs

Damian Lillard set a new career high with 43 points Friday night in the Portland Trail Blazers 129-119 triple over time victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Tim Duncan scored 32, becoming the first Spur all season to pass the 30-point mark.  San Antonio’s loss is their second straight defeat in triple overtime. LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 16 rebounds, and Wesley Matthews added...
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Faded 49ers logo still visible at Candlestick Park

Candlestick Park when 49ers played (Wikipedia) The San Francisco 49ers left Candlestick Park for Levi’s Stadium almost a year ago.  The team’s final game at their old stadium was Dec. 23, 2013,  a 34-24 Monday night win over the Atlanta Falcons. Since then, the stadium has hosted several international soccer games and a concert.  Despite all of the events at Candlestick...
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‘Very blind’ Eddie Lacy needs 60 yards to hit 1,000-yard mark

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy is just 60 yards shy of hitting the 1,000-yard mark for the second straight season. The only thing stopping the second-year pro from hitting the mark is coach Mike McCarthy and his eyes.  Lacy, who is dealing with an irritated left eye, has practiced with just one contact this week but hopes to be able...
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Grizzlies players replace team assistant’s stolen car

Memphis Grizzlies players teamed up to help one of their assistants. Brandon, the Grizzlies personnel intern, recently had his car stolen, so the players stepped up and got him a new ride.   Post by Memphis Grizzlies. Brandon was obviously grateful for the players generosity. #MerryGrizzmas from the Grizzlies to one of their own> https://t.co/6vYKuid2Fj — Memphis...
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FanDuel NBA lineup for Dec. 19

It’s FanDuel Friday with $150k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $125k Fanduel NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. Friday has 10 game being played: MATCHUP TIME (ET) AWAY TV HOME TV NAT TV Utah at Orlando 7:00 PM ROOT FSFL Charlotte at Philadelphia 7:00 PM TSOH CSN Minnesota at Boston 7:30 PM FSN CSNN Brooklyn at Cleveland 7:30 PM YES FSOH ...
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Big Ben on selfless Steelers: ‘No one cares about setting records’

Ben Roethlisberger’s 4,415 passing yards have already set the Pittsburgh Steelers’ single-season mark with two games left to play.  But the quarterback believes this is the most balanced offense he’s played on. “Probably just because of how good (running back) Le’Veon (Bell) is and how the good the receivers are and the offensive line is playing as well as they...
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DeMarcus Ware dresses up as Santa Claus for kids

DenverBroncos.com Denver Broncos defensive end got into the Christmas spirit Thursday night, standing in for Santa Claus as he passed out gifts to 60 kids at Jake’s Toy Box. “When I first came in I saw a little kid outside and they were like, ‘Santa!’ and I asked them if they were naughty or nice and they said ‘I’m actually nice… I actually sent you my Christmas...
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Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to 4-year deal

USATI The Seattle Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension. “Cliff has been instrumental in what we’ve been building on the defensive side of the ball and we are excited that he’ll be with us for another four years,” said Executive Vice President & General Manager John Schneider. “He has been relentless in his approach to the game...
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Report: Timberwolves trade Corey Brewer to Rockets

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, reports Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Minnesota has agreed to trade Corey Brewer to Houston, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014 As part of the deal, Houston will send Troy Daniels to Minnesota and acquire Brewer and Ronny Turiaf....
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Yankees trade Martin Prado to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi

USATI The New York Yankees have traded starting second baseman Martin Prado to the Miami Marlins for starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi as part of a five-player deal. The Yankees will send Prado and pitcher David Phelps going to the Marlins in exchange for the 24-year-old Eovaldi, first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitching prospect Domingo German...
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Christmas poem: Frank Caliendo impersonates ESPN personalities

Frank Caliendo impersonated various ESPN personalities on the Mike & Mike show while reading the Christmas poem “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Caliendo includes impressions of Ron Jaworski, Chris Berman, Mel Kiper Jr., Lou Holtz, Bob Ley and many more. [B/R] The post Christmas poem: Frank Caliendo impersonates ESPN personalities...
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Shaq, Inside the NBA cast ‘freestyle’ with Nicki Minaj

  Nicki Minaj made a surprise visit to TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on Thursday night. The rapper did a freestyle alongside Shaquille O’Neal, Grant Hill, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson. Hill had to read off a sheet of paper for his freestyle. During Shaq’s verse, he asked Nicki if Minaj would marry him, to which she responded, “NO.” “I give zero Fs, they ain’t...
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Russia’s economic crisis hitting KHL hard

The Kontinental Hockey League might be in a little bit of trouble. There’s been a bit of a crisis thanks to the drop of the ruble’s value and teams are struggling to pay players. KHL President Dmitry Chernyshenko, still new to the job, revealed what course they decided to take to steady the league: “For the first time the KHL and its leadership met with member clubs to...
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Padres acquire Justin Upton from the Braves

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Padres have acquired left fielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick. Upton will join newly acquired slugger Matt Kemp and 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers in the outfield.  Padres general manager A.J. Preller acquired Kemp in a five-player trade with the Los Angeles...
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Padres acquire Justin Upton from the Braves

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Padres have acquired left fielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick. Upton will join newly acquired slugger Matt Kemp and 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers in the outfield.  Padres general manager A.J. Preller acquired Kemp in a five-player trade with the Los Angeles...
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Kevin Durant day to day with sprained ankle

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant suffered a mild right ankle sprain in Thursday night’s 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors. In the final seconds of the second quarter, Durant stepped on Marreese Speights’ foot and rolled his ankle while going hard to the basket. “I was a little nervous,” said Durant, who stayed on the court as teammates huddled around...
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Jaguars DT Sen’Derrick Marks makes $600,000 sack on final play

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks is $600,000 richer after sacking Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst on Thursday night. On the final play of the Jaguars’ 21-13 win over the Titans, Marks got his eighth sack of the season, which triggered the six-figue bonus due to an incentive clause in his contract. SBNation Jaguars DE Red Bryant...
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Rajon Rondo: ‘My time in Boston has meant so much’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics have traded Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, which the All-Star point guard confirmed on Twitter Thursday night. Rondo said he has enjoyed his time in Boston over the last eight-plus years, but looks forward to joining the Mavericks talented starting five. “My time in Boston has meant so much,” Rondo said on Twitter...
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Dodgers finally deal Matt Kemp to Padres, acquire Jimmy Rollins

  Gary A. Vasquez- USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Padres have finally agreed and finalized the deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, reports Yahoo Sports Tim Brown. The terms of the trade are Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz to the Padres, catcher Yasmani Grandal and pitchers Joe Wieland and Zack Eflin to the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The Dodgers will...
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Report: Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks

              The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks are in the process of finalizing a trade involving Rajon Rondo, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. According to the report, the Celtics and the Mavericks have an agreement in principle to send Rondo to Dallas for Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder, Jameer Nelson and a future first- and...
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DeMarcus Cousins probable to play tonight vs. Bucks

            Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been upgraded to probable for Thursday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Cousins has missed the past 10 games because of viral meningitis, but he has participated fully in practice recently. The Kings have gone 2-8 with Cousins sidelined...
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CB Dolloway in too deep against Lyoto Machida

            If you count yourself among the many true followers of mixed martial arts, you know that Lyoto Machida is far more than the average title contender, and that his recent loss to Chris Weidman in July isn’t likely to be his last fight against an elite opponent on the sport’s biggest stage. Awarded a title shot just three...
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NBA suspends Larry Sanders one game for flagrant foul

            Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders has been suspended one game without pay for shoving Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum in the back as he elevated toward the basket, the NBA announced Thursday. Sanders was given a Flagrant Foul 2 in the ourth quarter of the Bucks’ 104-97 loss to the Trail Blazers at MODA...
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Jay Cutler ‘shocked’ by demotion, but would like to stay in Chicago

            Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports Bears quarterback, decked out in Chicago gear, said Thursday that he was “shocked” when he learned that he was being replaced by backup Jimmy Clausen for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. “Shocked I think at first, I didn’t see it coming,” Cutler said Thursday of his...
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