LATEST STORIES FROM THE KEVIN BURKE PROJECT

Video: Did Weed Fall Out of Kevin Durant’s SUV?

Kevin Durant was in L.A. last night and TMZ stalked him exiting a club on his way to what appears to be his SUV. The door opens up and something falls our. TMZ’ camerman suggests that it was weed and […]
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pic: Aaron Hernandez Appears in Court With New “Lifetime” Tattoo

Fresh off his murder convicted and lifetime sentence, Aaron Hernandez was in court today to plead not guilty to a separate murder charge. But was was new about Hernandez was a brand new tattoo on his neck that reads “Lifetime.” […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Prefers Taking Contested Shots, Stats Back Him Up

In game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Cavs JR Smith was absolutely on fire as he hit contested shot after contested shot. He finished the game with 8 3-pointers and just about all of them were made with […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Hawks’ DeMarre Carroll Suffers Left Knee Injury

The Hawks are the #1 seed in the East, but not many outside of the state of Georgia picked them to beat the Cavs in the Eastern Conference Finals. Down by double-digits in the 4th quarter, the Hawks’ DeMarre Carroll […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Skechers Surpasses adidas the Second Most Popular Sneaker Brand in U.S.

Perception is never the reality in the sneaker industry. Numbers and trends don’t always support what is generally perceived to be commonplace. That’s the case with this latest news from Fortune regarding Skechers becoming the second most popular sneaker brand […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson “Not Happy” With Isiah Thomas Returning to MSG

If you don’t like James Dolan’s move of bringing Isiah Thomas back to MSG to serve as President of the WNBA’s Liberty, you’re not alone. Phil Jackson is also not a fan of the hire, per the NY Daily News. […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon Bomber Sentenced to Death

More than two years after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, there is finally closure. One of the bombers, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his role, per ABC News. The other person involved, older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev was […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Iverson: I Didn’t Have the Handle Kyrie and Curry Have

When a young Allen Iverson hit Michael Jordan with two quick crossovers in Philly nearly 20 years ago, he ushered in a new generation of NBA ball-handling. That crossover was innovative and soon, other players in the league emulated it. […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. 4x100m Men’s Relay Team Stripped of 2012 Olympic Silver

In 2012 the United States finished second behind Jamaica in the 4x100m race in the London Olympics. Following the Olymipics, U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay came under fire for alleged doping. Gay returned his silver medal to the IOC last year […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Enough Support to Change “Hack-a-Shaq”

The Spurs committed to Hack-a-Jordan in the first round, but it wasn’t good enough. The Rockets are trying the same thing but are down this series to the Clippers. So, despite less-than-favorable results, teams continue to send DeAndre Jordan to […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Doesn’t Sound Like Jorge Posada is Fond of Alex Rodriguez

Former Yankees catcher Jorge Posada is making his rounds these days because he is promoting his new book which chronicles his time in Pinstripes. To that end, Posada was on CBS’ “This Morning” today where he was asked about his […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Barkley Not Leaving “Inside the NBA,” Crew Signs Extension

For a few years now, Charles Barkley has stated that he’d probably leaving TNT to do other things when his current contract is up in 2016. That would mean next season would be the last time we saw Chuck in […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Bowden: Jameis Winston Was an “Embarrassment” to Florida State

In a short time at Florida State, Jameis Winston led the Seminoles to two national championship games, 1 title and he even won the Heisman Trophy as a true freshman. So you’d think he’d be one of the most popular […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Fire Monty Williams After Solid Season

Making the playoffs in the NBA’s Western Conference isn’t easy to do. Each year, teams that would cause damage in the East are home for the playoffs just because they so happen to play their home games west of the […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady to Appeal 4-Game DeflateGate Suspension

NFL league offices didn’t waste much time in reacting to the recent findings of Tom Brady’s alleged involvement in the DeflateGate scandal. He has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season. Some feel that’s too harsh […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez Indicted on Another Charge

Aaron Hernandez will spend the rest of his life behind bars, but charges against him keep mounting. The death of Odin Lloyd was obviously the most high-profile situation surrounding Hernandez, but he has other pending cases that involve killings too. […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Rose’s Game 3 Buzzer-Beater

There were a grand total of zero lead changes in the first two games of the Bulls-Cavs second round playoff series. The Bulls led wire-to-wire in game 1 and Cleveland returned the favor in game 2. But game 3 was […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons and ESPN are Parting Ways

You got the feeling that the writing had been on the wall for several months, but it’s official: Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN when his contract expires in September, as the two sides could not come to terms on an […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Brady Dodges DeflateGate Questions From Jim Gray

Tom Brady was implicated in #DeflateGate a few days ago and a suspension from the NFL is not out of the realm of possibility. Brady was scheduled to speak with Jim Gray at Salem State University on Thursday evening before […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather v Pacquiao PPV Buys Expected to Surpass 5 Million

The masses say boxing is dead, but a week later, we’re still talking about the the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. Perhaps that has more to do with gripes, but the fact remains: we’re still talking about it. Say what you will about […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Has Fractures in Wrist and Hand

John Wall is something of a dinosaur. He’s his team’s best player, a point guard and a willing passer. Nowadays in the NBA, the point guard is largely shoot-first but Wall can take over a game by being a a […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Lightning Fan Brought Gun to Game

Playoff hockey can be intense, but there’s a certain line of fandom that doesn’t need crossing. Last night at the Tampa Bay Lightning game, a man was removed by police for having a gun on him. The 27-year old had […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Investigation Strongly Suggests Tom Brady Was Aware of Deflated Footballs

In the two weeks between the AFC championship game and the Super Bowl, the football conversation was dominated by #DeflateGate and whether or not the Patriots knew the footballs used in their 45-7 blowout win over the Colts were deflated. […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy: Chip Kelly Got Rid of the Good Black Players

LeSean McCoy’s departure from the Philadelphia Eagles was the most shocking thing to happen surrounding the team since the departure of DeSean Jackson a year prior. To some, there’s some sort of theme going on in Philly with Chip Kelly, […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jamie Foxx Explains His National Anthem Performance During Mayweather-Pacquiao

One of the takeaways from Saturday night’s Mayweather – Pacquiao fight was Jamie Foxx’s rendition of the National Anthem. Immediately after, he was a trending topic on Twitter which can never be a good thing. Let’s just say his performance […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss
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