LATEST STORIES FROM THE KEVIN BURKE PROJECT

Steph Curry is Reportedly Playing at 70%

The OKC Thunder blew out the Warriors last night once again in game 4, to take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. If not for Klay Thompson’s 19 straight points for the Warriors in the third […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

LeBron’s Nike Deal is Reportedly Worth a Billion Dollars

Back in December, news broke that LeBron had signed a lifetime contract with Nike. It was record breaking, as this was the first time Nike has officially done such a thing. Sure, Nike and Michael Jordan are tied to one […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

76ers Become First NBA Team to Sell Ad Space on Jersey

We’ve known for quite some time now that the NBA would be allowing advertising on the front of team jerseys. This will be a thing beginning in the 2017-18 season. The NBA is usually a trendsetter with marketing ventures, but […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Smith to Interview for Rockets Coaching Job

After J.B Bickerstaff informed the Rockets that he’s not interested in becoming their permanent head coach, the search has become wide open. We’ve seen jobs, like Sacramento, get filled up, so the number of available gigs is shrinking. But one […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Open to Shooting Underhanded Free Throws

The Detroit Pistons may very well max out Andre Drummond when he’s eligible, despite doing something worse than any other player in the history of the Association: shooting free throws. This season, he shot a putrid 35% from the line, […]
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki Shoots Down Retirement Talk

The Mavericks have gone fishing’ for the summer and at the conclusion of each season, we now ask how much longer Dirk Nowitzki will play. He’s 37, and while still very serviceable, he’s…37. He has one year left on his […]
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April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford Demands Trade From Eagles

Sam Bradford’s feeling are hurt. Since the Eagles traded up and are now owners of the number 2 pick in this week’s draft, it is pretty apparent that they’ll draft a quarterback in that slot. Bradford is only on a […]
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April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

D-League’s Delaware 87ers Sign Baron Davis

Some guys are just born to hoop and Baron Davis is one of them. The last time we saw him on an NBA court, he suffered an ugly knee injury with the Knicks during a nationally televised game. But B-Diddy […]
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Not Thrilled With Steph Curry Comparison

It’s unfair, but safe to say that Damian Lillard is grossly underrated. His annual all-star snub is proof. You can make a strong argument that he’s a top 5 PG, but probably doesn’t get that recognition in most conversations. He’s […]
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayweather Doesn’t Miss Boxing “At All”

The main reason many think Floyd Mayweather will fight one more time is because he’s 49-0 and 50-0 just sounds better. But he’s not concerned with that because it’s becoming increasingly more evident that he does not plan on fighting […]
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March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ronda Rousey Contemplated Suicide After Loss

The memes were out and everyone laughed and pointed in amusement as Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm late last year, but the effect on Rousey was serious. Aside from a stunning and sizable defeat, Rousey tells Ellen that she […]
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February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Jones, Jr. is Still Fighting and Isn’t Retiring

When he was in his prime, many had Roy Jones, Jr. in the “greatest of all time” discussion for boxers. He made quick work of just about everyone. If he were in his prime now, he’d do Mayweather numbers. But […]
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February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Explains His Post-Game Super Bowl Press Conference

The narrative around Cam Newton’s walk-off during the Super Bowl press conference has changed a bit. Initially, it appeared as if he was just tired of being there. But another mic tells a different story, where can hear a member […]
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Cam Newton Walks Off During Super Bowl Post-Game Press Conference

Football is a form of entertainment, which is why the backlash over Cam Newton dabbing is somewhat silly. We’re talking about a game here. But in fairness, all season long, he said that if you don’t like to see him […]
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February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernicks Want Out of San Francisco, Prefers Jets

Once the most-talked-about player in the NFL, Colin Kaepernick has all but been forgotten. A forgettable 2015 campaign was highlighted by surgery and a benching. Now that the 49ers have Chip Kelly at the helm, it seems logical that the […]
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Raiders Flirting With Relocation to Las Vegas

Depending on what the San Diego Chargers decide to do, the Oakland Raiders may be in play for a Los Angeles relocation. But if you ask the mayor of L.A., he hopes both the Chargers and Raiders stay put. However, […]
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin Punches Equipment Manager in Face, Breaks Hand

Blake Griffin had been sidelined for the Clippers for several games, while dealing with a quad injury but he was supposed to return to the lineup on this current road trip. Supposed to. But, that return will have to be […]
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Fire Head Coach David Blatt

In a stunning move, the Cleveland Cavaliers have relieved David Blatt of his coaching duties, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! on Twitter: Cleveland has fired coach David Blatt, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 22, 2016 Assistant Ty […]
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

L.A. Mayor Doesn’t Want Chargers or Raiders

The Rams will be playing football in 2016 in Los Angeles and the Chargers are mulling over that as well. San Diego has the option of joining the Rams in Los Angeles and sharing the new stadium that’s set to […]
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January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Antwaan Randle El: I Regret Playing Football

Football has enough issues when it comes to the perception of the safety of the game. The last thing they need is a former player coming out and saying he regrets every playing. That’s what the league is dealing with […]
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

John Wall Fires Agent, to Hire LeBron’s Agent

John Wall is in need of image reset. He’s one of the most electrifying point guards in the NBA, but he’s not as marketable as he could be. Sure he has a signature shoe deal, but you could argue he’s […]
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden Interested in Coaching Eagles

The only reason Jon Gruden is not an NFL coach is because doesn’t want to be. The highly coveted former head coach and current ESPN analyst is a hot coaching commodity, but has remained in the broadcasting booth because he […]
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Dropped by LeBron’s Marketing Agency

Johnny Manziel’s tailspin continues. His transgressions with the Browns have been well documented as him being released by the team doesn’t seem like a forgone conclusion. But, then again, you could make an argument that’s what his intention is. Based […]
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ken Griffey, Jr. Breaks HOF Record

Ken Griffey, Jr. was one of the premier home run hitters in the 90s. For most of those guys in that category, there’s an asterisk, or very serious skepticism, around their merits. But luckily for Griffey, he’s excluded from that […]
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch Ready to Go For Playoffs

Marshawn Lynch hasn’t played for the Seahawks since November 15 and underwent abdominal surgery on November 25. Since losing their top RB, the Seahawks received a shot in the arm in the form of an aerial attack. Russell Wilson has […]
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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