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Marshawn Lynch Discusses Final Play of Super Bowl with Turkish TV (Video)

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch visited Turkey with NFL players DeAngelo Williams and Gary Barnidge — even blessing Turkish TV with an exclusive interview. Barnidge and New York Jets offensive tackle Breno Giacomini founded an international camp called American Football Without Barriers — a non-profit organization that supports the growth of American football in...
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James Harden Rocking The ‘Pilgrim’ Hat (Video)

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are set to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in a nationally televised NBA showdown. Harden knows the cameras are on him, so he broke out the big gun — this eccentric Abe Lincoln throwback hat. The Beard is about to win MVP — why can’t he be President?
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76ers Discussing Buyout With JaVale McGee

It sounds like the Philadelphia 76ers have soured on JaVale McGee fast — days after McGee himself said he wanted to be a mentor. JaVale McGee's mentoring program in Philadelphia never really had a chance. Sixers reportedly discussing a buyout. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) March 1, 2015 ESPN’s Marc Stein provided more insights on McGee’s change of heart. Sources told...
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Report: Panthers Won’t Re-Sign Greg Hardy

The Greg Hardy era is over in Carolina according to various reports. Greg Hardy is scheduled to become a free agent on March 10, and even though the charges were dropped on appeal, the Panthers have no intention of bringing Hardy back according to BlackandBlueReview.com’s Bill Voth. After his domestic violence case was dismissed earlier this month, a number of Hardy’s teammates...
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Ex-Florida player Chris Johnson’s death ruled suicide

Former University of Florida football player Chris Johnson was found dead Saturday night near Pittsburgh at the age of 22, according to the Ocala Star Banner. The cause of death was not immediately confirmed. Johnson played for the Gators for two seasons — often featured prominently on special teams plays. He recorded 19 tackles across the 2011 and 2012 seasons with Florida. Johnson...
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Video of Mayweather’s Daughter Getting Jumped at School

Being a celebs kid can be tough at times. Iyanna, Floyd Mayweathers daugher found out the hard way it seems after a video recently surfaced of her fighting another girl at her school.  She later confirmed the fight via a Facebook post. While being a kid of a celebrity has its perks, there is also a downside. Kids who are jealous of your life can be particularly cruel and sometimes...
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Rob Ryan on Dez Bryant Video: It’s Bullsh*t, He’s Best WR in NFL (Video)

The tape that was supposed to leak in a day or two earlier in the week, never was released at all. Dez is going to get franchised and that should be the end of the rumors for now. Ex-Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan spoke up in defense of Dez.
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Jason Garrett Gives New York Yankees A Pep Talk

Talk about a complete career turnaround. Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett used to be the butt of cruel jokes and wagers on when he’d be fired. Now after leading Dallas to a 12-4 record — the playoffs and a divsion title — Garrett is being asked to motivate MLB’s most popular team. Cowboys head coach and former NFL quarterback Jason Garrett spoke to the Yankees...
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UT-Arlington’s Kaelon Wilson Steps Over Defender After Nasty Dunk (Video)

UT-Arlington freshman Kaelon Wilson threw down a monster jam on a UA-Little Rock defender during the Mavericks’ 82-73 win at the College Park Center on Saturday. To make the pain even worse — Wilson stepped over the defender to boast his dominance after the emphatic slam.
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Michael Beasley Posterized Hawks’ Mike Muscala (Video)

Michael Beasley is back where it all started. The Heat signed Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract earlier this week, and maybe reuniting with Henry Walker will rejuvenate him. threw down this monster dunk over Atlanta’s Mike Muscala on Saturday, who, admittedly, was only in the game because Atlanta sat four of its regular rotation players for this one.
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Ex-Florida Football Player Chris Johnson Found Dead at 22

Former University of Florida football player Chris Johnson was found dead Saturday night near Pittsburgh at the age of 22, according to the Ocala Star Banner. The cause of death was not immediately confirmed. Johnson played for the Gators for two seasons — often featured prominently on special teams plays. He recorded 19 tackles across the 2011 and 2012 seasons with Florida. Johnson...
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Justin Forsett: I Don’t Want to Be a 1-Hit Wonder

Justin Forsett finally churned out the type of season that had him compared to Marshawn Lynch coming out of Cal. After six years of bouncing around the league as a backup running back, Forsett made the most of his extended time as the Ravens top running back this past season. Forsett ran for 1,266 yards, caught 44 passes and scored eight touchdowns as Baltimore advanced to the divisional...
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Ray Rice: ‘I’m Optimistic That I’ll Get a 2nd Chance’ in NFL

Ray Rice is trying to do and say all the right things as he continues his climb back into the NFL. The former Ravens star opened up about a lot of things during a wide-ranging interview with the Baltimore Sun. Rice — who admitted to contemplating suicide — believes he’ll get another shot in the NFL. “I’m optimistic that I’ll get a second chance,” Rice said. “I don’t...
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Zach LaVine With Thunderous Dunk vs Grizzlies (Video)

Zach LaVine still thinks he’s in New York City. The Grizzlies rookie tried to destroy the rim on this break away dunk. h.t Cauldron
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Kevin Garnett Cheered By T’Wolves Fan After Getting Ejected (Video)

I”m not sure if Garnett was simply ready to be done for the night — or if the ref was grandstanding, but Garnett was ejected early in the Wolves game vs the Grizzlies. Garnett was whistled for the technical when he spiked the ball down in frustration after being called for a foul while defending Grizzlies forward Jeff Green. Since it was the second time he was T’d up, he...
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Memphis’ Shaq Goodwin Crushes Alley-Oop off the Glass vs Tulsa (Video)

The Memphis Tigers and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are battling out on Saturday night. The highlight of the game has been this incredible alley-oop from Tigers teammate Trahson Burrell — off the backboard to junior Shaq Goodwin.
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Amar’e Stoudemire Slips On a Fans Beer Trying To Save Loose Ball (Video)

Amar’e Stoudemire could have been badly injured on this play. The newest member of the Dallas Mavericks slipped on a fans beer while trying to save a loose ball. Stoudemire got more beer tossed on him for his trouble.
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Cowboys Notified Dez Bryant That He Will Be Franchised

Earlier we reported on the news that the Dallas Cowboys had indeed decided to use the franchise tag on star wide receiver, Dez Bryant. ESPN.com is now reporting that the Cowboys have notified Bryant and Roc Nation Sports of the move. At the NFL scouting combine earlier this month in Indianapolis, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he hoped the tag would be a “placeholder”...
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Raptors Amir Johnson Posterizes 3 Knicks (Video)

This nightmare of season can’t end fast enough. Amir Johnson is a pretty good athlete, but this was ridiculous. In the first quarter of Saturday night’s matchup between the Knicks and Raptors, Johnson dropped a one-handed dunk on several Knicks defenders. h.t Bleacher Report
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Report: NFL Investigating Dez Bryant Walmart Incident (Video)

The NFL has started to investigate the car-dragging incident at Wal-Mart involving Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and his girlfriend according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. According to Cole — the league office has talked the Lancaster Police — who responded to the parking lot incident in the Dallas Suburb. The investigation could mean several different things...
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Kevin Durant Calls Fan a Dickhead

I’m loving Kevin Durant the villain. If you going to ask dumb questions or make silly statements — you’re likely going to catch the wrath of KD. The NBA back to back MVP’s are on the same team. Who cares who’s better. Do you think Durant’s response was out of line?
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Chris Bosh Released From Hospital

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday that center Chris Bosh has been released from the hospital and is home with his family. Chris Bosh (blood clot) has been released from the hospital. Coach Spoelstra says Chris is “home and feeling better.” #GetWellCB — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 28, 2015 Bosh, 31, will miss the remainder of the season while undergoing...
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Report: Cowboys Likely To Let DeMarco Murray Test Free Agency

The DeMarco Murray era could be days away from coming to an end. Murray is the première running back in free agency, and could be gone within the first few hours if the Dallas allows him to test. Moments after confirming that Dallas would apply the franchise tag to Dez Bryant — Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones announced Saturday that talks with unrestricted free agent running...
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Kyrie Irving Out With Shoulder Sprain

Kyrie Irving is expected to miss at the least the next few days with a shoulder sprain suffered against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. Cavs say Kyrie Irving has a left shoulder strain, is receiving additional treatment in Cleveland and is out for game at Houston on Sunday. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) February 28, 2015 The Cavs released this statement:...
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Kansas Cliff Alexander Out While Facing Pending ‘NCAA’ Issue

Freshman big man Cliff Alexander was declared out for Saturday’s game vs. Texas because of an NCAA eligibility issue, Kansas announced. With rumors of his “high school transcript” being the cause — Alexander’s season could be in jeopardy. There was no immediate word if Alexander would miss games beyond Saturday. Statement from KU on Cliff Alexander, who isn't playing...
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