LATEST STORIES FROM THE KEVIN BURKE PROJECT

Sam Bradford Considered Retirement

Coming out of Oklahoma and being selected first overall, there were high hopes for Sam Bradford. But after suffering two ACL tears in his short career, Bradford considered retirement following last year’s injury. Sure, he’s plenty young but repetitive set […]
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Mullin Expected to Accept St. John’s Head Coaching Job

Hall of Famer Chris Mullin currently holds a front office gig with the Sacramento Kings and reportedly was considered for the head coaching spot with that position became available part-way through the season. But as it turns out, he may […]
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao Used Fight Tickets to Help Buy Home From Diddy

Diddy Combs had his Los Angeles-area mansion on the market and received multiple offers. One offer was from Manny Pacquiao, but perhaps it wasn’t the best offer. Pacquiao ultimately won the bidding, enabling him to buy the home from Diddy […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler Will Have to Compete For His Job in Bears Camp

Jay Cutler’s massive contract extension a few years ago confused many and his benching last season compounded that. On his best day, he’s nowhere near elite although you’d never be able to tell by his contract. Even though he’s guaranteed […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez Trial Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Just in case you thought the Aaron Hernandez trial couldn’t get any more strange, there’s this. Today’s proceedings have been placed on hold in order to deal with an apparent bomb threat. Judge in Hernandez trial – building being evacuated […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron is “Frustrated” With Kevin Love

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA to Play League’s First Ever Games in China

Adam Silver picked up right where David Stern left off, in putting the globalization of the NBA as top priority. For the first time in league history, NBA games will be played in China. During the preseason this coming October, […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen Cut Off Dreads For Charity

An athlete’s signature look can often times preceded them. Look at the uproar that ensued with LeBron James ditched is headband. And can you imagine if James Harden ever decided to take a razor to his face? Forget about it. […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Thinks He’s Overpaid

Jim Harbaugh’s departure from San Francisco seemed imminent for the majority of the season. His in-your-face approach sis more suited for college kids, rather than guys who make more money that he does. He should do well at Michigan. He […]
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo’Ne Davis Asks Bloomsburg University to Reinstate Joe Casselberry

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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL May Have 2017 Pro Bowl in Brazil

Give the NFL credit. They keep trying new and inventive things in attempt to make the Pro Bowl more interesting to fans. The reality is that football doesn’t lend itself to an all-star game, so there’s an imaginary cap on […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook: I Didn’t Watch Much Basketball Growing Up

Last week, Allen Iverson joined the live Sixers broadcast where he expressed interest in working in the team’s front office. He also mentioned that he was one of Russell Westbrook’s biggest fans because of the relentless manner in which he […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein Dunks on Cincinnati Defender

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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Nash Announces His Retirement

After 19 NBA season’s Steve Nash has finally decided to call it quits. Plagued with injuries the past few seasons, the 2-time MVP’s career didn’t end the way anyone wanted, but in his prime, he was the catalyst of one […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Declined Meeting With Vikings

Due to last season’s personal matters, Adrian Peterson’s future with the Vikings seems murky. One day, they sound like they’re on the same page and other days they seem completely add odds. And given the fact that Peterson is about […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather Rejects Pacquiao’s $5M Drug Test Penalty Proposition

Depending on who and what you believe, there are many reasons why Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao hasn’t happened until 2015. One such reason was an alleged disagreement over drug testing and that has resurfaced here again to a degree. […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant’s Return Delayed Due to Lingering Soreness in Foot

With Serge Ibaka out, the Thunder can use all the help they can get. Having KD back on the court would certainly give them the help they need to make the playoffs. But it appears that Durant has suffered a […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2022 World Cup to be Played in December

The World Cup typically takes place in June and July, but apparently that doesn’t mean it has to stay that way forever. Qatar will be the host location for the 2022 tournament and it has been announced that the championship […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian “The Tritter Troll Assassin” Lillard Strikes Again

Of all athletes on Twitter, Damian Lillard always seems willing to slay a troll. He rarely let’s the opportunity slide and tonight was no different. The Blazers are in Orlando, where it is raining apparently. Lillard decided to Tweet his […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State Coach Has Torn Achilles, Falls Out of Chair

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter tore his Achilles recently, so he’s not as mobile these days as he’d like to be. While coaching on the sidelines, he’s relegated to sitting in a chair. But that doesn’t mean he won’t […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Re-Sign Devon Still

The Devon Still story helps us all remember what’s really important. Last year, it was huge for the Cincinnati Bengals to keep him on the roster so that he could afford to pay for his daughter’s cancer treatment. Thanks to […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Nick Young Out With Fractured Knee Cap

By this point, Lakers fans should be used to bad news, so this probably won’t sting as much. Nick Young has a slight fracture in his left knee cap and there’s a change he’ll miss the remainder of the season. […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon is Open to Returning to Boston

When Jonathan Papelbon was in Boston, he was a pretty significant fan favorite. But when he signed with the Phillies, he didn’t always have the fondest things to say about Boston and even took a few subtle shots at them. […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Close to Returning for Rockets

Dwight Howard has missed 22 games for the Houston Rockets, but thanks to James Harden, the team has managed to go 15-8 without the big man. That’s great and all, but Houston will definitely need Howard if they are to […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Stephon Marbury Gets Dunked on In CBA Playoffs

Stephon Marbury has essentially be reborn in China, but was just “baptized” in the Chinese Basketball Association playoffs. Take a look as he gets dunked on. Credit him for trying to block a 7-footers dunk. That’s either brave or really […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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