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Josh Smith to sign with Clippers

Josh Smith and the Los Angeles Clippers are finalizing a contract, according to RealGM. Following his release by the Detroit Pistons last season, Smith joined the Houston Rockets, where he averaged 12 points and 6 rebounds in 55 games. Smith, 29, will have a reduced role on the Clippers, but it’s his best shot to win an NBA title. L.A. already has Blake Griffin slotted in the...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James makes backward free throw look very easy

Four-time MVP LeBron James should shoot free throws next season backwards. The Cleveland Cavaliers star makes it look so easy, why does Dwight Howard have so much trouble? Despite the easy looking backward shot, James has never been better than 79 percent from the line.  last season he managed to make only 71 percent of his free throws, ranking No. 106 in the NBA. I wonder how...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson might have to wear an alcohol monitoring device

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence last week in Los Angeles.  This is Lawson’s second arrest this year. He’s due in court for his January arrest in Denver on Friday, and prosecutors want him to use an alcohol monitoring device, reports the Associated Press. After his arrest in Denver, Lawson was ordered not to drink...
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Kyle Schwarber heading back to Chicago

Today, Cubs fans got some bad news with a report from MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo: Miguel Montero may be out six weeks with a thumb injury. That is a really big blow when you consider Montero has been a league average hitter by batting .230/.337/.392 with 10 HRs on the season. That does even include his receiving skills and pitch framing ability which helps him have a 5.2 defensive...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

12 NFL receivers make more than Antonio Brown

A day after Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas signed their five-year, $70 million contracts, the next wide receivers in-line for a huge payday are Julio Jones, A.J. Green and Steelers’ Antonio Brown. While Jones and Green enter the final year of their rookie deals, Brown still has two years remaining after this season on the six-year, $41.7 million deal he signed in 2012. But...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu spent 8 minutes in a 120-degree car for PETA video

Tyrann Mathieu spent eight minutes in a car that reached 120 degrees inside to encourage people to not leave their pets in a vehicle when they’re out and about. The Arizona Cardinals defensive back shot the video for PETA. “I seriously couldn’t imagine, leaving my dog in a car like this,” Mathieu said. “If you’re going to make a dog a part of your family, then make him...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill on Lakers: ‘All you hear is Kobe’s mouth’

Jordan Hill signed with the Indiana Pacers this week after spending the past three seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. Hill spoke with the Indiana media Wednesday about being a Laker and what it’s like to play with Kobe Bryant. Hill saying that not a lot of players can handle Kobe’s jawing, unless you’re determined to not let it get under your skin #Lakers #Pacers #NBA...
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Tiger Woods finishes 4-over in first round of Open Championship

Tiger Woods had another miserable round in a major championship, shooting a 4-over-par 76 on Thursday at the Open Championship. After 9, Woods was 4-over 40.  He bogeyed No. 1, 2, 5 and seven on the first nine and then bogeyed the 10th hole.  A birdie on No. 14 got him back to 4-over. Woods was called a “middle-of-the-pack hack” by ESPN’s golf analyst Paul Azinger. ...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson plan to workout with Steve Nash

The No. 2 pick in June’s NBA Draft D’Angelo Russell and NBA All-Rookie First Teamer Jordan Clarkson are planning on working out with each other for the rest summer.  Recently retired Steve Nash will be training them. Jordan Clarkson told me he is planning on future workouts with Steve Nash. He believes D’Angelo Russell will be included as well. — Bill Oram (@billoram...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson has to be tired of answering contract questions

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson rookie contract expires at the end of this upcoming season. During Wednesday night’s pre-ESPYS red carpet show in Los Angeles, Wilson was once again asked about his contract. “I love Seattle, it’s a great city,” Wilson said to ESPN’s Hannah Storm. “I’m going to play my butt off every day. That’s all I know, and we...
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Longtime Patriots OL Dan Connolly retires

New England Patriots longtime offensive lineman Dan Connolly has decided to retire. Connolly told ESPN.com that winning the Super Bowl last season helped with his decision. “It definitely played a part in it; helped me sleep better,” he said. “I’m more at ease with the decision.” Connolly, 32, also said health was a big factor in leaving the game.  He has four documented...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Three key players for Chicago Cubs postseason run

It has been quite the first half of the season for the Chicago Cubs. They currently find themselves holding onto the second Wild Card spot with a 47-40 record. The Cubs have had some great individual performances in the first half, such as Anthony Rizzo putting together an MVP type season, Kris Bryant making his MLB debut, and Jake Arrieta pitching like an ace. However, I’m not...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Caitlyn Jenner accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYS

Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2015 ESPYS on Wednesday night. “If you want to call me names, make jokes, doubt my intentions, go ahead. Because the reality is, I can take it,” said Jenner. “But for the thousands of kids out there coming to terms with being true to who they are, they shouldn’t have to take it.”
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPYS: A-Rod, Ken Jeong apologize for everything wrong in the world

Alex Rodriguez, who lied about using performance-enhancing drugs, did not win the ESPY Award for Best Comeback Athlete – that went to Rob Gronkowski – but he did appear on the show and apologized, for everything wrong in the world. Actor Ken Jeong acted as A-Rod’s “spokesman” and apologized for everything on behalf of the New York Yankees third baseman. “To my fans...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant signs Cowboys contract: ‘We’re Super Bowl ready’

Dez Bryant drove to Valley Ranch Wednesday just before the deadline to sign a five-year, $70 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys. “I smiled the whole way over here – I couldn’t even say nothing but just smile and laugh, because I couldn’t believe it,” Bryant said. “All I could just think about is that it’s a dream – a dream come true.” “Now that we’ve...
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John Elway on Demaryius Thomas: ‘Very fair deal for both sides’

The Denver Broncos signed wide receiver Demaryius Thomas to a five-year, $70 million contract that includes $43.5 million guaranteed. Thomas will make $22 million in 2015. “We look at what the value is to the Broncos, what we can afford, how that fits into the structure and how that fits into our football team,” Broncos general manager John Elway said of the salary cap. “All...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch once stored a few extra chicken wings in his socks

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is one of the most interesting players in the NFL.  He does things his way and doesn’t care what anyone thinks, even when he’s eating. The Seahawks official website did an excellent profile of Lynch’s charity work in Oakland that is worth reading.  Even the part of the 29-year-old stuffing chicken wings in his socks. At one point...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey wins ESPY for Best Fighter: ‘I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once’

MMA fighter Ronda Rousey beat out boxer Floyd Mayweather to win the ESPY award for Best Fighter on Wednesday night. During an interview with ESPN after she received her award, Rousey called out the boxer. “I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once,” she said. “I’d like to see him pretend to not know who I am now.”
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Demaryius Thomas signs 5-year, $70M deal with Broncos

Wide reciever Demaryius Thomas and the Denver Broncos finally reached agreement on a long term deal. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is for five years, worth $70 million with $43.5 million guaranteed. The Thonas deal got done just as Dez Bryabt signed a similar deal with the Dalls Cowboys. The Broncos and Thomas had until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to get a long term extension signed.
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Dez Bryant signs five-year, $70 million deal with Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys and wide receiver Dez Bryant finalized a five-year, $70 million deal just ahead of Wednesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline. Dez Bryant and the Cowboys have agreed to a 5-year, $70 million contract with $45 million guaranteed. Not signed but will be shortly. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) July 15, 2015 Bryant is coming off a 88-catch, 1,320 yard and 16 touchdowns...
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Kicker Stephen Gostkowski signs four-year deal with Patriots

The New England Patriots and kicker Stephen Gostkowski agreed on a four-year deal Wednesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the deal is worth $17.2 million. The sides had until 4 p.m. ET to reach a multiyear contract after the Patriots had designated Gostkowski as its franchise player in early March. Gostkowski, who has played his entire career with the Patriots after being...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs ‘very happy’ Justin Houston will remain in Kansas City

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that linebacker Justin Houston has signed a long-term deal. “Today we were able to reach an agreement with Justin and his agent, Joel Segal, to keep him here in Kansas City for the foreseeable future,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He’s one of the top players in the National Football League and a premier pass rusher...
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Ducks sign Ryan Kesler to six-year contract extension

Forward Ryan Kesler signed a six-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks which runs through the 2021-22 season, the team announced. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the contract is worth $41.25 million and includes  a no-move clause for the first five years of the deal and a limited no-trade clause in the final year. Kesler, 30, is entering the final year of a...
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Chiefs sign Justin Houston to 6-year, $101M deal

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed linebacker Justin Houston to a six-year, $101 million deal, including $52.5 million guaranteed, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Chiefs LB Justin Houston’s new 6-year, $101 million deal also is second richest deal in NFL history behind only Ndamukong Suh’s. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2015 Houston, 26, led the NFL in sacks...
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Stars sign Johnny Oduya to two-year contract

The Dallas Stars signed defenseman Johnny Oduya to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. The team did not release financial terms of the deal, but it is reportedly worth $7.5 million. Oduya, 33, spent the past four seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks.  He had two goals and 10 points in 76 regular-season games last season, and had five assists in 22 Stanley Cup...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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