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A First Jason Pierre-Paul’s Hand

For the first time since his 4th of July fireworks accident, that ultimately claimed his right index finger, we have pictures of Jason Pierre-Paul. Judging by the pics below, this looks far worse than many expected. Nearly a month later […]
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Sign Russell Wilson to 4-Year, $87.6M Extension

Kam Chancellor may be holding out for the Seahawks, but that’s probably because the team has been too busy deciding how much money they were going to give Russell Wilson. Today, we learned that number is $87.6 million over 4 […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Name Jameis Wintson Starting Quarterback

We’re barely into camp for NFL teams, but Jameis Winston has shown enough to already be named the starting QB for the Bucs. Word on the internet was that he had looked very good in minicamp and OTAs. This would […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings to Hire Nancy Leiberman as Assistant Coach

In the past few months, we’ve seen a paradigm shift in male team sports. Woman have broken into the professional coaching ranks and there is no end in sight. This is a good thing. The Sacramento Kings are expected to […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady 4-Game Suspension Upheld

DeflateGate just won’t go away. Hard to believe this happened in January. As expected, Tom Brady appealed his 4-game suspension a few months ago for his alleged involvement in this situation. The degree to which he was involved is still […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies Trade Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes

Near the trade deadline, sometimes there are surprising blockbusters, and then there’s what happened last night. The Rockies dealt their most high-profile player, Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes. Tulo is slightly more productive, but Reyes is no slouch. […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Martin Announces Retirement

Jonathan Martin became a household name a few years ago when he was a member of the Dolphins and was an alleged victim of bullying from former teammate Richie Incognito. He has since been picked up  and dropped by the […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice Does “Carlton Dance” With Alfonso Ribeiro and Justin Timberlake

Jerry Rice, Alfonso Ribeiro and Justin Timberlake were all on a golf course at the same time over the weekend in Lake Tahoe for the American Century Golf tournament. Then, inexplicably, Ribeiro breaks out in his famed “Carlton Dance,” joined […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: DeAndre Jordan Explains Why He Changed His Mind

It won’t be today or tomorrow, but there will come a time when Mavericks fans will get over the DeAndre Jordan fiasco. Time heels all. But no guarantees on Mark Cuban getting over it, which is understandable. For the first […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Tuck After Speaking with Jason Pierre-Paul: “He’s Fine”

Jason Pierre-Paul has kept a low profile since his 4th of July accident that cost him his right index finger but he has apparently been in touch with former teammate Justin Tuck. According to tuck, JPP is in high spirits […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns Talks Gatorade and Whether or Not Garnett Intimidates Him

It’s mid-July, so that must mean it’s time for Gatorade’s Athlete of the Year Program to take center stage. Each year, Gatorade honors the nation’s top high-school scholar-athletes and it’s an event I’ve had the pleasure of covering for The […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq and Pippen Engage in War of Words on Instagram

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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Draymond Green Talks Gatorade, the Finals and NBA Players He Doesn’t Care For

It’s mid-July, so that must mean it’s time for Gatorade’s Athlete of the Year Program to take center stage. Each year, Gatorade honors the nation’s top high-school scholar-athletes and it’s an event The Hoop Doctors have had the pleasure of […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver Says NBA May Create More Space Along Baseline of Court

It’s a wonder something as severe as Paul George’s leg injury hadn’t happened sooner. Granted, that did not take place in an NBA arena, but the basket stanchion, camera people, scorer’s table and fans are all way too close to […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Threatens Cowboys Into a 5-Year, $70 Million Deal

Dez Bryant more or less threatened the Dallas Cowboys into the long-term deal he was looking for. On Monday, Dez tweeted that he’d miss games if no deal was met by today and there’s no doubt that he was serious. […]
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is John Wall Counting Reggie Jackson’s Money?

If there were to be a cardinal rule among professional athletes, you could argue that it’s to never count another man’s money. Well, John Wall is in severe violation that unwritten rule. Last night in a conversation with CSN Washington, […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Trout Becomes First to Win Back-to-Back All-Star Game MVP

Mike Trout is unreal. It’s still tough to fathom how good of a player he is even though he’s been around for several years now. Trout led off last night’s all-star game with a home run, which means he hit […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian “Dame DOLLA” Drops an Official Single

Basketball players trying to rap is nothing new. Hip hop and hoops go hand-and-hand so it has come to be expected. Damian Lillard is no exception to this. Around the time of the all-star break a few months ago, Lillard […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant Threatens to Sit Regular Season Games If He Doesn’t Receive Long-Term Contract

Dez Bryant has been clamoring for a long-term deal for quite a while, so when the Cowboys decided to place the franchise tag on his, naturally he wasn’t amused. The NFL season opens up exactly two months from today and […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees, Red Sox Combine For Zero All-Star Starters For First Time Ever

The final votes have been tallied and rosters are set for this week’s MLB all-star game. And in an interesting turn of event, for the first time ever, the Midsummer Classic will not have a single player from the Yankees […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Harry Potter’ Author Destroys Twitter Troll While Defending Serena Williams

lol
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons Calls DeAndre Jordan “Scared” Returning to Clippers

A lot of people’s feelings were hurt when DeAndre Jordan had second-thoughts and decided to go back on his pinky-promise with the Dallas Mavericks and remain in Los Angeles. Mark Cuban briefly voiced his take on Cyberdust and Chandler Parsons […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul Also Has Broken Thumb; James Harrison Has Words for Adam Schefter

News of Jason Pierre-Paul’s hand injury keeps getting worse. It was reported last evening by Adam Schefter that JPP needed to have his right index finger amputated amid a 4th of July fireworks accident. It’s now also being reported that […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Cornerback CJ Wilson Lost 2 Fingers in Fireworks Accident

The Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is still in the hospital nursing a hand injury suffered from a fireworks accident on July 4. However, he’s not the only NFLers who had a mishap. According to  the Tampa Tribune, Buccaneers cornerback CJ Wilson […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers “Hopeful” They Can Convince DeAndre Jordan to Stay in L.A.

When free agency began on July 1, that simply just gave teams the green light to talk to players. There’s always a moratorium on when players can actually sign with said team. Therein lies the danger, because until that moratorium […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss
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