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Jeremy Lin felt ‘burned out’ during 2014-15 season with Lakers

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY SportsJeremy Lin was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers last offseason, and they were hoping that he could be the answer to their issues at the point guard position. While he wasn’t necessarily a bust, he certainly didn’t live up to the high expectations that were placed for him when he was originally acquired by the Lakers. According to Lin, he felt “burned...
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Timberwolves willing to trade point guard Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio was expected to break into stardom in the NBA when he was originally drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves, but that has yet to happen. He has worked his way into being a very solid starting point guard and a great playmaker, but he hasn’t rounded out his game just yet. That being said, Minnesota is reportedly willing to trade him for the right price. Over the last...
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Cam Newton signs $103.8 million extension with Panthers

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY SportsQuarterback Cam Newton has signed a five-year, $103.8 million extension with the Carolina Panthers, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal also includes $60 million guaranteed. In April of 2014, the Panthers exercised the fifth-year option on Newton’s rookie contract, he was set to make $14,666,666 in 2015 before the extension. Last season, Newton...
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Adrian Peterson: Best coaching staff Vikings have had since 2007

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returned to the team and participated in organized team activities on Tuesday. The 2012 NFL MVP ended an absence from the team that stretched nearly nine months. “I’m just focusing on moving forward and trying to accomplish the ultimate goal and that’s try to bring a championship to Minnesota,” Peterson said, via ESPN.com....
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Antonio Cromartie takes shot at Richard Sherman

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsAccording to New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie, Richard Sherman doesn’t deserve to be mentioned with the top corners in the NFL. Cromartie says Sherman, a three-time All-Pro selection for the Seattle Seahawks, is just a product of his scheme and a superior supporting cast. “Go play in a defense where you don’t have two All-Pro safeties...
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Bulls officially name Fred Hoiberg head coach

Brendan Maloney-USA TODAYThe Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday that Fred Hoiberg has officially been hired as the new head coach. For the last five seasons, Hoiberg, 42, has served as the head coach at Iowa State University. In his five years at his alma mater, Hoiberg recorded a record of 115-56 (.673), as he guided the Cyclones to four-straight NCAA Tournament appearances (2012...
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Bulls officially name Fred Hoiberg head coach

Brendan Maloney-USA TODAYThe Chicago Bulls announced Tuesday that Fred Hoiberg has officially been hired as the new head coach. For the last five seasons, Hoiberg, 42, has served as the head coach at Iowa State University. In his five years at his alma mater, Hoiberg recorded a record of 115-56 (.673), as he guided the Cyclones to four-straight NCAA Tournament appearances (2012...
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Packers WR Jeff Janis is improving and ready to play

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY SportsJeff Janis is not one of the name that comes to mind when thinking about talented Green Bay Packers wide receivers. He didn’t play much at all last season, but he reportedly came on strong at the end of the season and was more than ready to play if the Packers called his number. That didn’t happen, but it didn’t go unnoticed either. #Packers coach...
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Eagles coach Chip Kelly hates ‘jingle-footed’ running backs

David Banks-USA TODAY SportsEagles coach Chip Kelly’s decision to trade LeSean McCoy out of Philadelphia may have something to do with his hate for jingle footed running backs that try to make people miss and turn everything into a big play. As noted by Matt Lombardo of NJ.com, Kelly said in 2008, that he always likes running backs that “hit the ball into the line and get the...
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Roger Goddell explains why he will not recuse himself from Tom Brady appeal

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsNFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent the following letter to the NFL Players Association regarding New ENgland Patirots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal, via NFL.com. Our Collective Bargaining Agreement provides that “at his discretion,” the Commissioner may serve as hearing officer in “any appeal” involving conduct detrimental to the integrity...
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New Orleans Pelicans hire Alvin Gentry as head coach

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsThe New Orleans Pelicans have ended their coaching hunt and have reached an agreement with Golden State Warriors associate head coach Alvin Gentry. Gentry, whose last stint as an NBA Head Coach was in 2012-2013 with the Phoenix Suns, has a coaching record of 335-370, with an impressive playoff record of 21-12. “We conducted an extensive coaching...
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Houston Astros off to surprising start

For Houston Astros fans, it has been ten years since the club has made a playoff appearance. In 2005, the Astros made their last playoff appearance, a visit to the World Series. Unfortunately, the White Sox made quick work of the Stros, finishing them off in just four games. After losing the series, it was the end of a long celebrated era in Houston. The main core of Lance Berkman...
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Wes Welker ‘wouldn’t be opposed’ to Patriots reunion

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsWide receiver Wes Welker, who has suffered three concussions in the past two years, has been cleared by all the top doctors to play and would be open to re-joining the New England Patriots. “I wouldn’t be opposed to it. It’s a great organization, obviously, and a great team. It wouldn’t be the worst situation in the world,” he said 98.5 The...
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Peyton Manning: ‘I get angry when I’m not coached’

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY SportsDenver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is working through a new playbook and learning an offense that has him under center a lot during organized team activities.  But the 39-year-old loves it, and loves being coached. “I feel that whatever they ask me to do, I can do,” Manning said last week, via Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com. “I love being coached...
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Packers’ Eddie Lacy wants to ‘push the gas’ in 2015

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsGreen Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy is focused on becoming more dynamic in the open field, increasing his explosive pays. “Finishing runs,” Lacy said last week, via PackersNews.com. “A lot of times I’ll get into the secondary and I’ll stop my feet or as my coach likes to say, ‘Hit the brakes. Hit the air brakes.’ This year, I...
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Saints, Cameron Jordan agree to five-year contract extension

New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan have agreed to a five-year deal with $33.8 million in guaranteed money, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports. The deal includes $27 million in the first two years and a total value of “up to” $60 million. Jordan was heading into the final season of his contract and was scheduled to count $7 million against the Saints’ cap...
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Has the time for Carlos Condit’s welterweight-takeover finally arrived?

In desperate need of a victory in order to revive his once-stellar career as an elite welterweight contender, and facing an opponent that was dealing with his own desperate set of circumstances, Carlos Condit rose to the occasion in the main event of last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 67 to defeat Thiago Alves and earn his first win in nearly two years. As expected, Condit’s ability...
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Nick Young proposes to rapper Iggy Azalea on 30th birthday

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young ensured he would have memorable 30th birthday. Young celebrated with some balloons and a carnival, and then popped the question to his girlfriend, Iggy Azalea, who said yes. She said yes. It’s over man. I’m getting married! A photo posted by Nick Young (@swaggyp1) on Jun 2, 2015 at 12:30am PDT Swaggy P celebrated his birthday tonight...
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Jack Del Rio: Khalil Mack way more physical than Von Miller

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsOakland Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack had 75 tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble his rookie season.  His clear-cut goal for 2015 is more sacks. “I definitely want to get after the quarterback more this year,” Mack said, per ESPN.com. “I got some hits [in 2014], but people didn’t really see what I can do. Those sack numbers I had really weren’t...
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Can American Pharoah win the Triple Crown?

Jamie Rhodes USA TODAY SportsCan American Pharoah become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978? American Pharoah will attempt to add the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes on June 6 to his victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness. 2015 Belmont Stakes times, TV channels (All times Eastern) Wednesday, June 3 11:15 a.m. Belmont Stakes post position...
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Adrian Peterson returns to Vikings: ‘I’m a part of this football team’

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsAdrian Peterson will join the Minnesota Vikings for organized team activities on Tuesday. “I’m returning because I want to. I’m a part of this football team and I owe it to the guys I play with and to our coaches,” Peterson wrote Tuesday morning in an email to ESPN. “I was planning on coming in this week, and I’m looking forward to getting...
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Video released of Jon Jones hit-and-run incident

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident that he was involved in April in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 911 call and video footage from the incident has been released by MMA Digest. The victim says she was driving through a green light while Jones allegedly ran a red light and hit her. The officers find condoms, Funyuns...
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Zuccarello lost the ability to speak for 4 days after head injury

Mats Zuccarello suffered a head injury in Game 5 of their series with the Pittsburg Penguins after getting hit in the head with a shot from his own teammate Ryan McDonagh. The Rangers revealed that the forward’s head injury was worse than the organization led on. This injury sidelined Zuccarello for the remainder of the playoffs, but not many realized the severity of the situation...
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Patriots D-Line working with ex-Navy Seal

Patriots.comThe New England Patriots are exploring new ways for their defensive lineman to gain more experience with hand fighting, which they will have to do to keep offensive lineman from getting into their body. Dont’a Hightower, Rob Ninkovich, Jabaal Sheard, Dominique Easley and others were seen practicing last week with former Navy SEAL Dom Raso, who runs the Dynamis...
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Watch: Vince Wilfork throws pass to J.J. Watt during practice

Nose tackle Vince Wilfork will compete against  Ryan Mallett, Brian Hoyer and Tom Savage this summer for the Houston Texans starting quarterback job. Not really, but Wilfork did connect on a roughly 20-yard pass to goal line tight end J.J. Watt. Wilfork and Watt will make for great television when the Texans are featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this season. .@JJWatt...
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