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Demaryius Thomas’ mother could be released from prison this season

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsDenver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas’s mother, Katina Smith, and grandmother, Minnie Pearl Thomas, have been in federal prison in Tallahassee, Fla., since February 2000 for drug trafficking. According to Nicki jhabvala of The Denver Post, Katina Smith could be released this season and see her son play. Smith was sentenced to more than 24 years...
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J.J. Redick grades the Clippers on free agency: ‘Is there an F-minus?’

Los Angeles Clippers’ starting two-guard J.J. Redick gave his honest opinion of how free agency has gone for the Clippers while speaking to Nicole Zaloumis and Ric Bucher on said on Bleacher Report Radio on Sirius XM. From ProBasketballTalk: “F. Is there an F-minus? “Listen, we had one priority this summer, and that was to re-sign DJ, and we missed out on that. Barring...
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Warriors trade David Lee to Celtics

Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade David Lee to the Boston Celtics for veteran swingman Gerald Wallace, reports ESPN. The deal can’t be officially consummated until July 9, when a leaguewide moratorium on roster business is lifted. Lee, 32, is scheduled to earn $15.4 million next season.  He averaged 7.9 points and 5.2 rebounds in 49 games for the Warriors this past...
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Brett Favre says Packers GM would congratulate him even after GB divorce

In 2008, Brett Favre and the the Green Bay Packers divorced.  While many thought the Aug. 5 meeting that year between Favre, coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson was heated, the former Packers quarterback said it was cordial. “It was for the most part cordial,” Favre said of the meetings to Rob Demovsky of ESPN. “It was like, ‘What do we do?’ That was...
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Donovan McNabb arrested for DUI for second time

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested on DUI charges last month in Gilbert, Arizona after hitting another vehicle at a traffic light. McNabb was arrested just before midnight on June 28 after rear-ending the other car, which was stopped at the traffic light. McNabb has been arrested on DUI charges for a second time in less than two years. McNabb, 38, also served a...
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‘Rejuvenated’ Kevin Garnett will re-sign with Timberwolves

Kevin Garnett will be back in Minnesota next after re-singing with the Timberwolves on Tuesday. Garnett and the Timberwolves agreed in principle to a two-year deal. “I’m incredibly excited and rejuvenated to be a part of this talented, committed team,” Garnett said to KSTP Sports. Garnett, 39, will likely play in the 20-minute range next season. The Timberwolves also...
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Terrelle Pryor: Antonio Brown ‘works extremely hard’

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsCleveland’s Terrelle Pryor, who has turned to becoming a wide receiver in the NFL after he failed to make it as a quarterback, is working with current Pittsburgh Steelers’ star Antonio Brown. The former quarterback praised Brown for his work ethic. “There’s not a lot of guys who work like I work,” says Pryor. “I truly believe that...
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Bucks president threatens to move team to ‘Las Vegas or Seattle’

Milwaukee Bucks president Peter Feigin told Wisconsin lawmakers Monday that if the $250 million in public funding for the proposed arena in downtown Milwaukee isn’t approved, the NBA team would move to another city. From the Milwaukee Business Journal: At an informational hearing held by the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee, Feigin said the Bucks owners’ purchase...
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Geno Smith: ‘I don’t feel any pressure’

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsIn two seasons, Geno Smith has completed 57.5 percent of his passes with 25 touchdowns and 34 interceptions.  Despite the struggles, the New York Jets quarterback isn’t felling any pressure heading into his third training camp. “I don’t feel any pressure,” he said. “The key thing is that going into camp, going in with the right mindset....
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The new Knicks: Lopez, Afflalo, Williams, O’Quinn, Porzingis

Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY SportsThe New York Knicks didn’t get a chance to chase or land a star player during free agency, but they still managed to sign quality players. New York has agreed to terms with Robin Lopez, Arron Afflalo, Derrick Williams and Kyle O’Quinn in free agency.  The players should help the team take a step forward from the 17-win disaster during the 2014...
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29 first-timers named to MLB All-Star rosters

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY SportsThe 2015 MLB All-Star Game reserves and pitchers for the American and National Leagues were revealed in full Monday evening. According to the All-Star Game official Twitter account, 35 players named to ASG rosters are age 27 or younger. Three players that served drug-related suspensions following MLB’s investigation of the Biogenesis of America clinic...
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Report: Packers have no plans to release Andrew Quarless

The Green Bay Packers will stand by tight end Andrew Quarless following his July 4 arrest in South Beach. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, citing two sources, the Packers have “no plans to release the sixth-year veteran, who was charged with a misdemeanor for discharging a firearm in public.” According to the police report, Quarless fired two shots into the air outside...
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Cubs pitcher Jon Lester records first career hit

It took 10 seasons and 67 at-bats for Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester to finally record his first major league hit.  Lester snapped an 0-for-66 skid that was the longest in baseball history to start a career on Monday. The veteran left-hander hit a second-inning infield single off Cardinals starter and former teammate John Lackey. Fans at Wrigley Field erupted. I WAS AT WRIGLEY...
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UFC suspends Gilbert Melendez for failed drug test

On Monday, news of yet another failed drug test snagged headlines throughout the world of professional sports when the UFC announced that lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez had tested positive for a banned substance known as exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. As a result of the failed test, which was administered following Melendez’ loss to Eddie Alvarez on June...
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Mo Williams agrees to deal with Cavaliers

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY SportsFree-agent guard Mo Williams has agreed to join the Cleveland Cavaliers on a two-year, $4.3 million deal. Mo Williams agreed to a two-year, $4.3M deal with Cleveland, including a player option, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 7, 2015 Williams played two-plus seasons in Cleveland with LeBron James from 2008-11 and...
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Fantasy football: Top ten wide receivers for 2015

With the 2015 NFL season right around the corner that means one thing is approaching, Fantasy football. Fantasy Football is a world of football fans playing general manager and looking to destroy their opponents through the talents of some of the greatest athletes in the world. Plenty go through the pain and agony of failed drafts. Luckily for you, I am here to help. The NFL has...
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James Harrison mows the lawn: ‘Whatever it takes’

Pittsburgh Steelers’ veteran linebacker James Harrison posted an Instagram video Monday of him mowing the lawn between sets at practice, captioning it “whatever it takes.” “I’m doing whatever I gotta do,” he said in the video. “I’m cutting grass in between sets. It’s my job, baby.” Whatever it takes!!! A video posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on...
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The new Lakers: Williams, Bass, Hibbert

The Lakers will have a much different team on the floor when the 2015-16 season opens, and it will be interesting to see how competitive Los Angeles can be next season. The Lakers selected guard D’Angelo Russell and forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown in last month’s NBA draft. In free agency, the Lakers have added All-Star center Roy Hibbert, reigning Sixth Man of...
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David West declines $12M to sign $1.4M deal with Spurs

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsDavid West wants one thing: An NBA title. West opted-out of his deal with the Indiana Pacers that would have paid him $12 million next season to sign with the San Antonio Spurs. West will join the Spurs for the veteran minimum of roughly $1.4 million. So many talk about taking less money to win, but few go the distance like David West did. Walks...
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Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $100 million deal with Grizzlies

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsFree agent center Marc Gasol has agreed to a five-year, $100 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The deal includes an early-termination option after the fourth year. Gasol, 30, developed into one of the league’s best centers during his previous four-year, $58 million contract. He averaged a career...
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Teddy Bridgewater: ‘We’re not as good as what we think’

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsWith Adrian Peterson in the backfield and Teddy Bridgewater under center, the Minnesota Vikings are considered to be a playoff sleeper in 2015. “I have high expectations for myself, and this team has high expectations also,” said Bridgewater to USA Today Sports. Bridgewater struggled at times during his rookie season, and the Vikings lost...
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Manu Ginobili announces he will play for Spurs next season

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsManu Ginobili announced on Twitter Monday that he wil return to play his 14th NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs. Happy to announce that I’m coming back next season. #gospursgo #TDwouldvemissedmetoomuch. — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) July 6, 2015 Ginobili averaged 10.5 points and 4.2 assists in 23 minutes per game last season.  The 37...
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Broncos’ Derek Wolfe: ‘If we win a Super Bowl, everybody gets paid’

The Denver Broncos will have six starters on defense that will hit unrestricted free agency at season’s end, including Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller. While the Broncos face tough decisions after the season as far as who stays and who goes.  The players remain focused on winning. “My main goal is winning a Super Bowl,” said Derek Wolfe, via ESPN.com. “That’s all...
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Fantasy football: Top ten running backs for 2015

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsAs the 2015 NFL season is upon us, it’s never too early to research players for your fantasy football team. If you’re like me, fantasy football is a big part of the NFL season, no matter how heart wrenching it may be. Fantasy football leads to mountain top highs, bottomless lows, ended friendships, and undaunted hate for some of the best athletes...
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ESPN reveals 2015 Body Issue covers

ESPN revealed the cover stars of ESPN The Magazine’s seventh annual Body Issue on Monday. Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is joined by Olympians Amanda Bingson and Chantae McMillan, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, 12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin, and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. on the six different Body Issue covers. From ESPN The Magazine:
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