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Emmanuel Mudiay Signs 1-Year, $1.2M Deal To Play In China

Emmanuel Mudiay’s mother will not have to struggle anymore.  She just won’t see her son for a few months.  Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the former Prime Prep point guard and SMU commit has signed a one-year deal to play for Guangdong of the China Basketball Association.   Emmanuel Mudiay's one-year deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association will pay...
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WATCH: Tim Tebow still working out, hoping for NFL call

Despite having a new cushy job with ESPN and the SEC Network, Tim Tebow is still chasing his NFL dream.  In this video filmed in Arizona, the former Heisman Winner is still working out hard, and aspires to be a quarterback in the NFL again. H/T FTW
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Bills’ Marcell Dareus Enters Substance Abuse Program

Buffalo Bills star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has entered a substance abuse program in hopes of getting his felony charges for his synthetic weed arrest dismissed. Rod Giddens wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Dareus was allowed to enter the program during a hearing at Calhoun County Court in Alabama earlier in the day. Dareus attended the hearing while being...
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Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater Should Have Been Top-10 Pick

It seems the Minnesota Vikings are beyond pleased with their draft day acquisition of Teddy Bridgewater.  According to the teams official website, Vikings offensive coördinator Norv Turner believes the organization got the steal of the draft when Bridgewater slipped to the final pick in round one. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said...
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Brett Favre: Jay Cutler Has All The Tools

Brett Favre tormented the Chicago Bears for many years while playing for the Packers and Vikings in the NFC North.  Favre believes the Bears can now return the favor thanks to the maturation of Jay Cutler. Favre was a guest on ESPN 1000’s “Carmen and Jurko” show on Monday and was asked whether the Bears could advance to the Super Bowl with Cutler under center.   According...
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Sammy Watkins Looking ‘Dominant’ In Bills Camp

The Buffalo Bills genuinely believe they landed the best player in May’s NFL Draft, and he’s reportedly off to an awesome start. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, Watkins has been dominant during the early part of training camp. It's way, way too early to draw conclusions … But Sammy Watkins was dominant at today's practice. First padded workout for him tomorrow...
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Georgia DL Jonathan Taylor Arrested For Felony Assault

 The Athens Banner-Herald is reporting that University of Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after allegedly choking a female. It’s his second arrest this offseason, putting his status on the Bulldogs’ football team in jeopardy. Police determined that Taylor was the “primary aggressor” in a domestic violence inicdent...
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Mike Pettine: Browns Don’t Plan To Cut Josh Gordon

Cleveland Brows head coach Mike Pettine has confirmed that the organization will rally around the troubled but extremely talented Josh Gordon. Pettine said, according to the Akron Beacon Journal, that the Browns will not be cutting the star wide receiver, and will do their best as an organization to support him. No, we’re firm. We want to find that middle ground,” he said....
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Maverick Carter Says Inner Circle Didn’t Influence LeBron’s Decision

LeBron James’ closest confidant gave some input on what made the King of Akron return home.  James’ friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, says LeBron made the decision on his own. Per ESPN.com: “This was a decision that LeBron made in his heart. We didn’t push him to do it. We don’t push him to do anything. If he asks our opinion or what did we think about the...
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Eagles Keelan Johnson Arrested for Fighting With Cop

Getting arrested is never good, and it’s worst when Chip Kelly is your head coach.  According to Pro Football Talk, Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson was arrested for assaulting a cop. Johnson was charged with assaulting a police officer, passively resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, according to Arizona news station KTAR. Police say Johnson was standing in front...
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Evan Turner to Sign With Celtics

It seems Evan Turner has found himself a home. Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception. — Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) July 21, 2014
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Coach K Says He Wouldn’t Hesitate Trading Wiggins for Love

Everyone has an opionion on wether or not the Cavs should trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love.  Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski gave his opinion on the matter, and he’s all about Kevin Love. “There’s absolutely not one second of hesitancy. I’d trade for Kevin Love,” Krzyzewski said. “That’s not saying anything bad about any of the other youngsters. Love’s an All...
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Johnny Manziel Has Top Selling NFL Jersey

Johnny Manziel and LeBron James have another thing in common.  According to ESPN, Manziel’s jersey was #1 seller in the 1st quarter of the NFL’s business year. The NFL announced on Monday that more Johnny Manziel No. 2 Cleveland Browns jerseys were sold onNFLShop.com during the first quarter of the league’s fiscal year than any other player’s jersey. Manziel topped...
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49ers Believe NaVorro Bowman Can Return by Week 9

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Navorro Bowman’s gruesome ACL injury should only keep him out for half of the regular season. NaVorro Bowman (ACL recovery) is expected to go on the physically-unable-to-perform list when he reports to camp this week. The smart money on his return is after the team’s Week 8 bye.
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Fan Yells “ROLL TIDE!!” Then Punches Zach Mettenberger in The Face

It seems SEC rivalries can carry on all the way to NFL circles.  The Tennessean is reporting that former LSU star Zach Mettenberger was sucker punched in a bar by an Alabama fan who yelled “Roll Tide” before running out. Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was the victim of a sucker punch during an incident over the weekend at a popular Nashville nightspot, according...
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Blue Chip Rock Blackwell Is Prepared To Become The New WBU Champion

The wait is over, and now it’s off to training camp as boxing star Rock Blackwell prepare’s himself to capture the WBU titles. King Rock Blackwell is without question one of the best and most talented light heavyweights in boxing today. Blackwell displays an unprecedented mix of speed, power and natural instinct every time he steps into the ring – a combination that has translated...
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Report: Knicks Open To Trading Iman Shumpert or J.R. Smith

Another day, another trade rumor involving the New York Knicks.  This one involves the same duo from the earlier rumors and reports.  Ian Begley of ESPN New York is reporting that the Knicks have a logjam at shooting guard, and someone has to go. Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing their potential trade options with guards J.R. Smith, Iman...
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JR Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League (Video)

I’ll give JR Smith respect for not being a poor sport after ending up on the wrong end of a soul snatching dunk during some summer league action in L.A. The Knicks shooting guard rolled into the Drew League on Sunday and played a pretty good game until he was posterized while trying to block a dunk. Smith did hit the game winner for his team though. h/t HoopsMixtape
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Alex Smith: I'm up there with NFL's other top QBs

Despite the fact that he’s considered a middle-tier type quarterback in the NFL, Alex Smith wants to get paid like an elite passer. Thursday during an interview with the Kansas City Star, Smith reiterated that he’s willing to wait on a contract extension, and he feels he “right up there with the other top passers in the game.” “Certainly when you’re talking about comparables...
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NBA Store Has Already Sold Out Of LeBron’s Cavs Jersey

It seems fans all around the country are loving LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  If you’re trying to get a leg up on the competition for bragging rights, you will have to wait to get your own LeBron James Cavaliers jersey. It seems the NBA Store has sold out of all three versions of King James’ uniform. The @NBAStore says it has now sold out of LeBron replica...
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Kobe Attends Trayvon Martin Peace Walk At Crenshaw High (Video)

Kobe Bryant normally takes the politically correct route when it comes to social issues, but according to JocksAndStilettoJill, the Black Mamba took part in a wonderful cause to honor Trayvon Martin. Bryant, joined the slain teen’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, along with rapper Nipsy Hustle in a rally at Crenshaw High School in Trayvon’s honor. The rally was held...
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Rams LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar Arrested For Fighting On South Beach (Mugshot)

CBS Local in Miami is reporting that Jo-Lonn Dunbar, who plays for the St. Louis Rams and Donte Green, an NBA free-agent who last played for the Kings in 2012, were arrested early Sunday morning outside of Dream Nightclub in South Beach. Both men were arrested on charges of battery and disorderly conduct after the brawl. Both players have ties to Syracuse, New York.  Dunbar was...
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Rex Ryan On Patriots: They Need To Worry About Us

Rex Ryan gave us one day of the new humble version of himself before chalking the idea altogether.  The old Rex Ryan is back and he fired a shot at the New England Patriots that could possibly seal his fate later on this year. Ryan when asked by the New York Post about what worries he had about the Patriots totally flipped the script on the question and went on the offensive....
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Report: Lakers interested in acquiring Eric Bledsoe

The L.A. Lakers are reportedly interested in a sign-and-trade centered around Phoenix Suns restricted point guard, Eric Bledsoe. According to the report, the Suns want to receive Julius Randle and a first-round pick in return. Hearing that Lakers have moved to front of the Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade line. Suns want Julius Randle + HOU first-rounder. — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report...
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Klay Thompson wants max deal?

Lost in the midst of all the Kevin Love to Golden State Warriors talk is how such a deal would affect all parties involved, including Klay Thompson. USA Today is reporting that regardless if Thompson is traded to Minnesota or remains in Golden State, he’s looking to land a max contract extension. The Thompson debate doesn’t stop with the defensive element, of course. On the...
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