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Wiggins, Carter-Williams Headline Rosters For Rising Stars Challenge

The NBA has added a new format to the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge, and I’m not sure which team has the edge. The rosters have been announced. The NBA Rising Stars roster (Team USA vs. Team World): pic.twitter.com/0P0EJ7P0xA — Jody Genessy (@DJJazzyJody) January 28, 2015 The World Team is anchored by Wiggins, who leads all rookies in scoring (15.2 ppg). Wiggins is one of...
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JR Smith Says No Nightlife in Cleveland Has Helped His Game

JR Smith was living in New York City, one of the biggest cities in America for nightlife. A lot of people blamed Smith’s off days with the Knicks on him partying, drinking, and being out late.  They don’t have that nightlife in #theland, so Smith has been able to focus on hooping. During an interview with David Aldridge, he spoke on how the change of lifestyle has affected...
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Doug Baldwin: We Want To Make Marshawn Lynch Super Bowl MVP

The Seattle Seahawks are rallying around Marshawn Lynch. Wide receiver Doug Baldwin told Deion Sanders that the Seahwks want to get Marshawn Lynch the Super Bowl MVP. “Like I said, I ain’t gonna sit up here and tell you that I’m the best receiver that’s ever played the game, but I’m working towards it,” Baldwin said. “At the same time, I know what I’m capable of...
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Russell Wilson Says He Hasn’t Thought About a New Contract

Russell Wilson is going to be the richest player in football this offseason. Right now he’s focused on ring No. 2. After being drafted in the third round of the 2012 draft, Wilson, has carried his team to the playoffs in all three season and to the Super Bowl two years in a row. When asked about his upcoming contract situation Wilson replied “I really, honestly, haven’t...
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Marshawn Lynch Answers Every Question With “You Know Why I’m Here” (Video)

http://d4fchlzcgs3jh.cloudfront.net/video/4caf2d40a71811e4a053f50cb0d4d2ff.mp4 The media continues to ask Marshawn Lynch questions, and then they get upset when he responds with the typical one or two-word answers. Lynch changed up the response with the media on Wednesday, but the message was the same for every question, “you know why I’m here.” Marshawn Lynch: "You know...
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Warrant Issued for Ravens Will Hill; Owes $16k in Child Support

This is bad news for Baltimore Ravens safety Will Hill. TMZ is reporting that Hill has a warrant out for his arrest stemming from his $16K in back child support. According to official documents obtained by TMZ Sports, the 24-year-old is on the hook for $16,588.18 in unpaid support to a woman in New Jersey. Law enforcement sources tell us an arrest warrant has been issued. There...
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Pacquiao Agrees to Mayweather’s Last 2 Demands For Fight

Hours after a chance face-to-face meeting and brief discussion during halftime of Tuesday night’s Heat-Bucks game in Miami, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. met privately for more than an hour to further discuss details of possible bout. According to Dan Rafael, Pacquiao easily agreed to Mayweather’s final two demands needed to make their megafight happen. Koncz said...
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Marshawn Lynch Flirts With Michelle Williams in Interview (Video)

Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch is owning the Super Bowl — and who’s really going to stop his act anyway. Lynch took a moment to actually grant and participate in an interview with Destiny’s Child member, Michelle Williams for ET. Beastmode even got in a little flirting. ET gave Lynch a XBOX ONE for being a good sport and playing along. Lynch went on to donate the...
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Coach Blatt Thinks LeBron James is MVP Candidate..Again

Is LeBron James an MVP candidate this season, or simply a player capable of winning the award anytime he touches the floor? David Blatt believes it’s both. The Cavs have turned their season around, winning their seventh game in a row with Tuesday’s 103-95 road victory over the Detroit Pistons. Blatt believes James return to MVP form should put him in line to win the award this...
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Duron Carter, son of Cris Carter, Close To Deal With Colts

Star CFL wide receiver Duron Carter, son of Hall of Fame WR Cris Carter is close to inking a deal with the Indianapolis Colts. Carter played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League last season and per his deal with the team, he will be released from his contract immediately if he signs an NFL contract. The 6-foot-5 talented wideout had 75 catches for 1,030 yards...
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Mayweather & Pacquiao Met Secretly in Hotel After HEAT Game

The fake blizzard of the century, may have provide the face-to-face meeting boxing has desired for years. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao — for all their back-and-forth — have never had an actual face to face conversation. Sometimes you just have to talk face to face to iron out your differences. According to Pacquiao’s friend they finally did that last night. Following...
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NFL Thinking of Fining Marshawn Lynch For Promoting His Brand

It is a hat, relax…….. Marshawn Lynch could be subject to significant fine for wearing unauthorized "BeastMode" hat to Media Day, per @darrenrovell and I. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 28, 2015 The NFL once again is working against themselves. If people didn’t notice the hat, they do now.
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Father and Son Beat Up BBall Coach Over Playing Time

WDRB 41 Louisville News This is unacceptable. A father and son were arrested and charged with assault after attacking a basketball coach over the sons playing time. According to WDRB in Louisville, Demetrius Franklin, 48, and his son Daelyn Franklin, 18, were charged with accosting Doss High School coach Tony Williams in a hallway at Trinity and beating him down. Williams told authorities...
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Florida’s Dorian Finney-Smith With Monster Dunk On Alabama (Video)

Gators forward Dorian Finney-Smith scored his first points of the game vs Alabama in very dramatic fashion on Tuesday and sealed the win for Florida, 52-50
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Gronk Says ‘Party Bus’ Is On Its Way To Super Bowl (Photos)

Rob Gronkowski is preparing for a huge Super Bowl party. The Patriots star tight end recently purchased a church bus that he had altered to shuttle his family around in. That bus is heading to Glendale. “It’€™s on its way down right now,” Gronkowski said, via WEEI.com. “(Sports drink) Body Armor wrapped it up in this thing. It can’€™t get into the parking lot in...
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Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day Interview Gets Hip-Hop ‘Remixed’ (Video)

Get your copy of “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” today in stores or on iTunes. Marshawn Lynch’s four-minute question and answer session from media day has been remixed. h/t Sports Grid
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JaMarcus Russell & Rick Ross Pop Bottles on Tour Bus (Photos)

JaMarcus Russell may have been a bust in the NFL, but he still received some big time money. The former No. 1 overall pick and Rick Ross were filmed poppin bottles on Ross’ tour bus. JaMarcus Russell might’ve finally given up on his NFL dreams, but his dreams of living like a boss look very alive ’cause TMZ Sports has a pic of the former #1 overall pick hanging with one of...
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Derrick Rose Hits Game Winning Step-Back vs. Warriors (Video)

The short-handed Bulls were able to steal one in the Bay last night. Derrick Rose didn’t have his best shooting night, as he converted on only 13 of his 33 attempts. However, the former MVP made the shot when it counted most.
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D-League Teammates Ejected For Fighting Each Other During Timeout (Video)

This isn’t a good look for two aspiring NBA players, who’ll go down in infamy for being apart of one of the strangest ejections in basketball history. Iowa Energy teammates Jarnell Stokes and Kalin Lucas were ejected from tonight’s game against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers for fighting each other during a timeout in the third quarter. The Energy are the Grizzlies D-League...
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Mayweather & Pacquiao Talk at Halftime of HEAT Game (Video)

Wouldn’t be ironic if Pacquiao’s canceled flight (the East Coast blizzard had far reaching effects) is what sparked the fight getting done? Remember this night in history. Pacquiao and Mayweather now talking at midcourt. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) January 28, 2015 Mayweather initiating, walking over to Pacquiao's seat just following halftime buzzer. — Ira Winderman...
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3 Kentucky FBall Players Hospitalized EKU Player in Brawl (Photos)

Colton Scurry, an offensive lineman at Eastern Kentucky University was allegedly badly beaten in a bar fight with three unconfirmed Kentucky players according to Lex18. Scurry was reportedly jumped by the players at a Richmond, Ky establishment early Sunday morning.   An Eastern Kentucky student told NBC LEX 18 that Scurry had a bottle broken over his face, and needed stitches...
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Mayweather and Pacquiao Both in Attendance at Heat Game (Photos)

We'd like to welcome @floydmayweather & @MannyPacquiao to tonight's game! pic.twitter.com/APMMeSCwat — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 28, 2015 You telling me these two grown men can’t hash out a deal over a Latte. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao both decided to take in tonights Heat game as spectators. Both men actaully get along, so there shouldn’t be any tension.
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NBA Going Back to Old Format For Dunk Contest

The NBA has announced the contestants for the 2015 Slam Dunk Contest with an added gift. The participants: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo and Mason Plumlee, will return to the old 2-round format, no time limit, and max 3 attempts. 2015 Slam Dunk Contest participants: G. Antetokounmpo, Z. LaVine, V. Oladipo, Ma. Plumlee. 2-round format, no time limit, max 3 attempts...
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Under Amour Unveils “Dark Matter” #CurryOne For All-Star Game (Photos)

Under Armour and Stephen Curry unveiled the #Curryone ‘Dark Matter’ for All-Star Weekend in New York City. Self belief. Explosive energy. @StephenCurry30's "Dark Matter" #CurryOne for All-Star Weekend. http://t.co/sYaC5z9MaM pic.twitter.com/vByG1YnYch — Under Armour Hoops (@UAbasketball) January 28, 2015
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Pistons Considering Trading For Heat PG Norris Cole

With Brandon Jennings lost for the year, Stan Van Gundy is reportedly interested in pulling the trigger on a possible long-term replacement. The Detroit Pistons are looking into the possibility of trading for Miami Heat point guard Norris Cole, league sources tell Northeast Ohio Media Group. Miami has sent the word out that the defensive specialist can be had. There’s nothing...
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