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LeBron James: Game 1 was just a ‘feel out game’

  The Cleveland Cavaliers had eight days of rest between the first round and the second round of the NBA playoffs and it showed Monday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Chicago Bulls. The Cavaliers are starting the series with a one game deficit after a 99-92 loss in a game they never led. “For us, we had a bad start obviously and we can’t...
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Tiger Woods says he hasn’t slept since breakup with Lindsey Vonn

Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports During Tiger Woods’ press conference at the Players Championship on Tuesday he gave one of his most human answers when he talked about the month of May. His father, Earl Woods, passed away on May 3rd in 2006, and now, he’s dealing with a break-up after he and Lindsey Vonn decided to end their three-year relationship. “This three-day stretch...
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Bears GM explains why he didn’t draft a QB

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears reportedly included Jay Cutler in a deal to acquire the No. 2 pick in the draft from the Tennessee Titans, but the Titans wouldn’t budge. The Bears had their sights set on quarterback Marcus Mariota, but once he was off the board, the Bears declined to use any of their six picks on a different QB. “It never locked in to where...
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Patriots are releasing CB Alfonzo Dennard

The New England Patriots, who drafted a cornerback in the seventh round, will release Alfonzo Dennard, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. The #Patriots are releasing CB Alfonzo Dennard, who they drafted in 2012, source said. He had 4 starts this year. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 5, 2015   Dennard was a seventh-round pick in 2012 and played in six games last season...
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Steelers pick texted Ben Roethlisberger when he was drafted

Wide receiver Sammie Coates was so excited that he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers that he texted quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to tell him how anxious he is to get to work with him. “He is one of the greatest quarterbacks in the game,” said Coates to Steelers.com. “To be a wide receiver for him is going to be real big. I am going to work my butt off for him to...
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FanDuel NBA lineup for May 5

It’s FanDuel NBA Tuesday with Game 2 of the second round of the playoffs. The entry fee for the $250k NBA Shot is $3 with $20,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are two playoff games being played Tuesday in the NBA. Game 2 – Tuesday, May 5 Washington at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (TNT) Game 2 – Tuesday, May 5  Memphis at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT...
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Pacquiao will have shoulder surgery, out 9-12 months

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery this week to correct a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, reports ESPN.  “We have an MRI scan that confirms he has a rotator cuff tear. He has a significant tear,” said orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache. ElAttrache said Pacquiao will be out of action between nine months and a year. “After...
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Texans sign DE Whitney Mercilus to four-year deal

The Houston Texans and defensive end Whitney Mercilus agreed to a four-year deal worth $26 million with $10.5 million guaranteed, reports ESPN’s Tania Ganguli and NFL Networks’ Ian Rapoport. Mercilus’s four-year extension is for $26 million. He’s under contract until 2019. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) May 4, 2015 For the #Texans and DE Whitney Mercilus...
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MLB Week 4 recap: The empty stadium game

Sports can be an escape from the rest of the world, but more often that we might realize, they are just a reflection of it. This past week showed us a bit of that, particularly with the Wednesday afternoon game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles. The stands were empty because the game had been closed to the public after cancelled games on Monday and Tuesday due...
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Devils name Ray Shero general manager

The New Jersey Devils announced Monday that Ray Shero will be the new general manager. The announcement was made by team president Lou Lamoriello, who had served as GM since 1987. “Ray is well respected throughout the hockey industry and knows what it takes to win,” Lamoriello said in comments tweeted by the Devils. “His 22 seasons of NHL front-office experience will be...
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49ers’ Bruce Miller charged with misdemeanor vandalism

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism stemming from an incident on March 5. Miller 27, was origianlly arrested on charges of misdemeanor spousal battery after his girlfriend told police he pushed her to the ground and smashed her cell phone. In a later interview, however, the girlfriend said there was...
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Report: Burger King paid $1 million for mascot to walk with Mayweather

  While Manny Pacquiao had Jimmy Kimmel accompany him to the ring, Floyd Mayweather had Justin Bieber and the King from Burger King. Before Mayweather defeated Pacquiao by unanimous decision on Saturday night, he walked to the ring with the King by his side. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Burger King paid more than $1 million for the mascot’s role. ICYMI: Burger King...
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Jack Del Rio: ‘It’s a great time to be a Raider’

With free agency and the NFL draft complete, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is excited about the direction his team is heading toward the start of the 2015 season. “Our free agency was sound and solid and we acquired some really good players, strengthened our team, made it more competitive, and then we feel like we come out of this draft weekend feeling good about the...
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Nick Perry will have to prove his worth to the Packers

The Green Bay Packers declined to pick up the fifth-year option on Nick Perry’s contract on Sunday, which means the first-round pick in 2012 will become a free agent after this season. The Packers and Perry can work out a contract extension before next March, but the linebacker is in a a prove-it-or-lose-it year. If the Packers picked up the option, Perry’s rookie contract...
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Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi: I’m ready to prove everyone wrong

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports Jay Ajayi could end up being one of the most talented running backs that was taken in the 2015 NFL Draft, but there is also a chance that he could end up being a bust. His knee problems are well documented, and he ended up falling to the fifth round after some projections had him going as a second or third round pick earlier in the draft process. Despite...
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Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP over James Harden, LeBron James

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the 2014-15 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award, the NBA announced today. The 6-3 guard becomes the second Warriors player to win the award, joining Wilt Chamberlain. Curry totaled 1,198 points, including 100 of 130 first-place votes, from a panel of 129 sportswriters and broadcasters. ...
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Steven Stamkos scores his first goal of the playoffs

  Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos had 43 goals in 82 regular season games, but he hadn’t scored a single goal in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, until Sunday night. Stamkos put the puck past Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price in the second period of Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Second Round series at Bell Centre. “He’s one of the best players in the...
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Ravens and Steelers steal players from each other in NFL draft

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers got outside linebacker Bud Dupree and the Baltimore Ravens got tight end Maxx Williams.  Both teams coveted both players. In the first round, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome had his sights set on Dupree and even considered trading up to grab the Kentucky outside linebacker, but couldn’t find a good deal. When Dupree...
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Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke

Milwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke with the team holding Major League Baseball’s poorest record at 7-18. The Brewers are hosting a 10:30 a.m. CT press conference Monday at Miller Park. “I had to look at this over the past 100 games, and the lack of winning that we’ve had,” said GM Doug Melvin. “At that point, I felt we weren’t playing consistent enough...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. emotional after win at Talladega

  Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated his sixth victory at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday after he beat Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 by 0.159-second. Paul Menard was third, Ryan Blaney fourth and Martin Truex Jr. fifth. Earnhardt led for 67 of the 188 laps then let out all of his emotions on Victory...
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Broncos draft QB that threw more INTs than TDs in 2014

The Denver Broncos took Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL draft on Saturday. A three-year starter for the Wildcats, Siemian threw 27 touchdown passes during his college career and 24 interceptions.  He threw seven touchdowns and 11 interceptions last year before he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in November. “Obviously, if his...
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Raiders to release WR James Jones

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders are releasing wide receiver James Jones, the San Jose native confirmed the news to CSN Bay Area. Jones signed a three-year deal with the Raiders last offseason after seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers.  He was the Packers third-round pick in 2007. Jones had 73 recpetions for 666 yards and six touchdowns in 2014. Last...
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FanDuel NBA lineup for May 4

It’s FanDuel NBA Monday with Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs. The entry fee for the $250k NBA Shot is $3 with $20,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are two playoff games being played Monday in the NBA. Game 1 – Monday, May 4Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (TNT) Game 1 – Monday, May 4Los Angeles Clippers at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) ...
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Nuggets could trade PG Ty Lawson this offseason?

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Ty Lawson has been the Denver Nuggets’ franchise point guard since he was drafted back in the 2009 NBA Draft. Unfortunately, his attitude is beginning to rub the Nuggets the wrong way and there is a very good chance that they will end up dealing him this offseason if they get the right offer for him. This news comes after the news broke that Lawson...
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Report: Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP

Derick E Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will be named NBA MVP this week, reports Monte Poole of csnbayarea.com. Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports was able to confirm the report. Warriors guard Stephen Curry will be named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, a source told Yahoo. Story was first reported by @MontePooleCSN. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo...
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