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Dirk Nowitzki wants Carmelo Anthony on the Dallas Mavericks

Could Carmelo Anthony be playing alongside Dirk Nowitzki next season? The Dallas Mavericks arguably gave the 2014 NBA champion San Antonio Spurs their biggest competition during the postseason. Despite getting blown out in Game 7, the Mavs pushed the Spurs to the brink of elimination which cannot be said for any of the other teams that were in the Spurs’ path. Could the Mavs have...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant doesn’t believe the Kawhi Leonard hype

San Antonio Spurs’ forward/guard Kawhi Leonard won the 2014 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player award at just 22 years old. After a dismal game two, Leonard turned it on and carried the Spurs to three straight wins to defeat the Miami Heat 4 games to 1. As fantastic as Leonard played, Oklahoma City superstar Kevin Durant isn’t jumping on the Sugar K bandwagon just yet. He believes...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The second highest PER in the NBA Finals will surprise you!

Patty Mills had the second highest PER in the NBA Finals The San Antonio Spurs disposed of the Miami Heat in a relatively easy five games of the 2014 NBA Finals. But what is more surprising than the Spurs beating the Heat with ease, is that the number two highest Player Efficiency Rating belonged to reserve point guard Patty Mills. In fact, Mills had the highest PER out of any San...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless are learning TV lessons at SportsCenter U

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless worked on their television skills.  Photo by: Courtesy photo It’s inevitable, Father Time catches everyone sooner or later, even if your name is Kobe Bryant. In some cases, players have a chance to make more money during their post-NBA careers then when they were active players. Former players like Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher never made an annual...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrea Pirlo miss an incredible free kick vs. England at World Cup

Wow.  Just wow.  That is all I can say about this miss. During stoppage time of the Italy and England game on Saturday night, Italy were awarded a free kick from 30 yards out.  Up stepped Italy’s midfield general and dead ball expert Andrea Pirlo.  From 30 yards out Pirlo sent the England defensive wall completely the wrong way, striking the ball with the outside of his boot...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Predicting the 2014 Super Bowl matchup

The 2014 National Football League season has yet to begin, but now is the time to potentially win big if you’ve done your offseason homework on teams. Each year, roughly $10,000,000,000 is bet on the Super Bowl, but the odds by that point are usually not that great. Sure, if you want to risk a ton on the underdog or just place a boatload of cash on the money line, you could potentially...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astronauts play weightless World Cup scrimmage on Space Station

Almost all of the inhabitants of planet Earth are engaged in the World Cup, which started on Thursday representing the 32 qualified teams playing in Brazil.  But lest we forget the six space travelers currently living on the International Space Station who are also curious of how it’s going to work out.  The current residents include Commander Steve Swanson (USA) and Flight Engineers...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Kenny Perry makes shot of the day

pgatour.com Kenny Perry may not win the 2014 U.S. Open but the oldest player in the field at 53 deliver what may be the shot of the year when he eagled the par-4 14th hole. Take a look. If you look at Kenny Perry’s reaction you will see how cool he looked as if he meant and knew it was going in all along! Perry shot a +4 (74) for the day and a +7 for the tournament which lands...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor: I want to be like Tom Brady

Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Terrelle Pryor was hanging outside of a Hollywood club Friday night, when a person who was probably a paparazzi member got a few quick words from him about his NFL future. Pryor took a minute from hanging out with Dennis Rodman to give some insight. Among other things, Pryor said he was the fastest QB in the league, and studies guys like Tom Brady...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rod Woodson gives Chuck Noll the highest form of praise

Beloved former Pittsburgh Steelers’ coach Chuck Noll passed away Friday at the age of 82. He leaves behind an untouchable legacy, after coaching the Steelers from 1969 to 1991. Hall of Famer Rod Woodson was in Pittsburgh for Noll’s final five years, and had some great things to say when asked about one of football’s biggest iccons. Per NFL.com: “He was a huge catalyst for...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Croatian fan kiss Brazilian reporter during live segment at World Cup

Croatia played Brazil for the opening game of the World Cup on Thus day afternoon.  While the Croatian team lost the game 3-1, partly due to a controversial penalty derision, there was one person who came out a winner. This Croatia fan.  As we can see from the video, he puts his arm around the reporter and plants a big kiss on her cheek.  The reporter in question was Sabina Simonato...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robin Van Persie score amazing diving header at World Cup

With half-time approaching and the Netherlands trailing Spain 1-0 thanks to an Xabi Alonso penalty, the Dutch needed to get their 2014 World Cup campaign started. Or maybe that should be ‘flying start’ as Dutch striker and captain Robin Van Persie connected with a Daley Blind cross to score a stunning diving header that beat Spain keeper Iker Casillas. Van Persie plays his club...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest NBA lottery bust for each year of the 2000s

With the 2014 NBA draft on the horizon, there is plenty of excitement in what has been called one of the deepest drafts in years. In the previous 14 NBA drafts there has been plenty of noteworthy studs and duds selected. And although it might be too soon to call anyone a bust in the previous year or two, we can start to get an idea of whether they are going to pan out or not. We...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate makes makes cocky statement about his role on the Browns

(Credit: wkyc.com) The Cleveland Browns significantly bolstered their running game this offseason, signing former Houston Texan Ben Tate, then drafting the dynamic Terrance West out of Towson. There’s rumblings that the Browns are impressed with West, and some believe he will push Tate for the starting running back gig. Tate, however, isn’t threatened at all by this talk, and...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Detroit Lions’ fan gets crazy tattoo

The Detroit Lions haven’t won a Superbowl in, well, ever. In fact, the Lions are incredibly bad by most standards. When you think of the Detroit Lions you think three things. 1) Barry Sanders. 2) The NFL’s only 0-16 season. 3) Megatron! Ready to add a fourth thing to that list? A crazy Lions fan got a Detroit Lions’ tattoo on his arm that reads… well, just look at the photo...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dreaming of playing in the World Cup one day?

Soccer is quickly gaining momentum here in the states, as one of the fastest growing sports leagues in the United States. With the addition of new professional teams, and better competition being brought in from other countries, it is now harder than ever for a young U.S. player to break through and play in the MLS. Players from lower income areas could be some of the brightest stars...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Union Berlin provide 750 sofas for fans to watch World Cup in their stadium

Union Berlin, a soccer team from Germany, have had a great idea to allow fans to watch the World Cup from the comfort of their sofas…without actually being at home. They have filled the pitch at their home stadium with 750 sofas. Great public viewing idea at Union Berlin’s stadium, where 750 sofas have been lined up to watch #WorldCup matches. pic.twitter.com/jWEWiSUMle — Christian...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the 2022 World Cup Be Coming to the US?

Whilst the unrest in Qatar is coinciding with the events of this year’s World Cup, the US Soccer Federation has begun organizing a committee for the 2022 World Cup, according to reports. Qatar were awarded, very surprisingly, the 2022 bid in 2010 when FIFA overwhelmingly voted for Qatar over the US. The vote is still coming under fire, and recently the Sunday Times of London...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Randle calls out Yahoo! Sports reporter

(Credit: USA Today) Highly-touted NBA draft prospect Julius Randle has taken offense to a report by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, in which Wojnarowski claims Randle is undergoing foot surgery after the NBA draft this month. Randle, and his mother, both vehemently deny that anything is wrong with his ankle, and both claim there is no surgery in the works whatsoever. After the...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pop on what he's learned over the years: 'To shut up more'

Gregg Popovich said he’s learned to “shut up more” during his long career San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has shown his softer side over the past several weeks. Last season, Popovich was a Ray Allen three-pointer away from collecting his fifth NBA championship as coach of the Spurs. Now, fast forward a year, and Pop is once again in  position to win the Larry O’Brien...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will not be charged in Miami incident

(Credit: Bleacher Report) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who recently signed a contract extension, will not be charged in regards to an alleged incident two months ago in Miami. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office said Thursday that it did not find enough evidence to prosecute Kaepernick or the two others NFL players present in what was initially investigated...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 FIFA World Cup: It’s showtime!

The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off this Thursday, with the host nation Brazil taking on Croatia, in an opening match that is set to be held in São Paulo. This is the tournament all football fans have been waiting for in the last 4 years and no better place to host it than Brazil, “the country of football” as many like to call it. Four years ago, Spain clinched their first World...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Worst Sports Game Malfunctions

The 49ers and Ravens experienced a Super Bowl power outage One of the worst things that can happen during a sports game is a technical failure or mechanical malfunction. It can cause controversy during a game or even stop the game from being played. Unfortunately, it is something that happens from time to time and sometimes in some of the biggest games of the year. We see it happen...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig conquers his fear of snakes at Cincinnati Zoo

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in Cincinnati for a series against the Reds. Some members of the Dodgers took a trip to the Cincinnati zoo, where star outfielder Yasiel Puig faced his fear of snakes up close and personal. Puig is pictured with what looks to be a python, but don’t quote me on that. I personally don’t like snakes either, and Puig’s face tells the whole story. Poor...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

95% chance LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to play for the Knicks in 2015-2016 says Stephen A. Smith

Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James could be playing for the Knicks in 2015-2016 Stephen A. Smith is never short for wild predictions, but this newest bold proclamation could come true. The Knicks added a ton of respectability with the hiring of team president Phil Jackson along with newly appointed coach Derek Fisher. This alone could attract free agents with the clout the two have...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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