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DeMarcus Cousins gets emotional, chokes up in Sacramento goodbye (VIDEO)

DeMarcus Cousins may get criticized some times for the way he acts on the court, but at the end of the day, he’s a human with a heart just like the rest of us. Boogie has done a lot for the community off the court, it just doesn’t get mentioned because he doesn’t seek validation or recognition like some others do. Cousins gave a farewell speech during a going-away dinner on...
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WATCH: Jim Larranaga dances in locker room after win over Virginia

Miami head coach Jim Larranaga and his team were super-excited after knocking off 18th-ranked Virginia on Monday night, so they did what most humans do when they’re happy—they danced. The 67-year-old Larranaga may not be the the prototypical candidate to bust out some moves, but that didn’t stop him from doing it after the the 54-48 win. The Canes played excellent defense in...
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Prince Fielder previews new cooking show, and he eats a lot

Now that former MLB slugger Prince Fielder is retired, he has plenty of time to do other things. And if there’s one thing we know, it’s that Fielder is a big fan of food: both cooking and eating it. With that said, that made him the perfect candidate to star in a new cooking show, titled “Fielder’s Choice.” The show will soon be available to stream on Netflix and Hulu,...
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WATCH: Kelechi Osemele backlips off highest swing in the world

Weighing in at 333 pounds, Kelechi Osemele is no small guy, and he defied gravity on Monday.Osemele was on vacation in Queenstown, New Zealand, where he visited the famous Nevis Swing. In case you don’t know, it’s over 500 feet high, so there’s a long way from top to bottom.Rather than jumping off it like most people, though, Osemele went big and backflipped off it. Pretty...
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LOOK: Bill Belichick’s boat gets name changed to reflect Super Bowl win

It didn’t take long for Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to make the necessary changes after his team emerged victorious in Super Bowl LI. Belichick’s boat, “VI” rings, now has an updated name to reflect the title win. Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports obtained a photo that shows Belichick on his boat in Jupiter, Fla., just laying around like a boss who’s won more rings...
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Jose Canseco went on another crazy rant, this time about robots

Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco has went from crushing home runs to saying asinine things on social media. Canseco has gone on some of the best rants of any former player over the years, ranging from Al Gore, eating dog puke, aliens, time travel and how global warning could’ve saved the Titanic from sinking. Monday brought forth another rant from Canseco, and this time he warned...
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Why did Celtics not make a big play for DeMarcus Cousins?

DeMarcus Cousins is arguably the best big man in the NBA right now, so why didn’t more teams attempt to trade for him? The Celtics, in particular, would have been a great fit, and couldn’t benefited from his services, on paper. They have one of the most dynamic point guards in the NBA in Isaiah Thomas, and a stout frontcourt with a lot of depth, so they could make a move and...
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Vlade Divac trolls DeMarcus Cousins in post-trade press conference

Kings general manager Vlade Divac, after hearing all the criticism about the DeMarcus Cousins trade, appeared to reveal why the team made the move on Monday. The team held a press conference on Monday to officially announce the trade, and Divac delivered a statement that talked about how “culture” is important in building a winning team, and how much “character matters.”...
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Pats rookie 'didn't feel a part' of Super Bowl win

Patriots cornerback Cyrus Jones didn’t enjoy his team’s monumental comeback in Super Bowl LI as much as his teammates and Patriots fans.Because the Patriots were stripped of their 2016 first-round pick in the wake of Deflategate, Jones was their top overall draft pick at No. 60 in the second round. When the Patriots erased a 28-3 deficit to beat the Falcons 34-28 in overtime...
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LOOK: Yoenis Cespedes rolls up to spring training in Avorza sports car

It’s no secret that Yoenis Cespedes has a need for speed, and has made a habit of showing up to spring training in some of the flashiest whips known to man. That was no different on Monday, when reporters snapped photos of this flashy Avorza sports car parked in the players’ lot. The car looks so out of place it’s not even funny, as it’s more suited to be cruising around...
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Kings owner thinks Buddy Hield has Stephen Curry potential

The Sacramento Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for a player they think has Stephen Curry potential. At least, that’s what Kings owner Vivek Ranadive thinks. A source familiar with the Kings’ thinking told ESPN.com’s Baxter Holmes: “Vivek thinks Buddy [Hield] has Steph Curry potential.” Hield, the sixth overall pick in last summer’s...
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Kings owner believes Buddy Hield has ‘Stephen Curry potential’

Buddy Hield has been one of the most disappointing players in the 2016 rookie class this season, but don’t tell that to Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé. Hield has been nearly invisible this season, failing to make a difference in any of the Pelicans’ games so far. He’s averaged 8.6 points per game, in 20.4 minutes, which is pretty awful for a shooting guard. And he’s making only...
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Pierre Garcon posts cryptic message on Instagram ahead of free agency

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon will be hitting the free-agent market soon, it appears. Garcon took to Instagram and posted a photo of him in a Redskins jersey with the following caption: #YallHiring? So yeah, it’s safe to assume the Redskins aren’t going to bring the 30-year-old back, which was expected, given the emergence of Jamison Crowder and key needs in other areas.
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Marv Levy wrote children’s book about Cubs championship

No, Marv Levy isn’t old enough to have seen the Cubs win the World Series in 1908. But the former Bills coach and Pro Football Hall of Famer is old enough to have attended Game 7 of the 1945 World Series, which the Cubs lost to the Tigers at Wrigley Field. And at 91 Levy is young enough to have written a children’s book about the Cubs’ first championship in 108 years. According...
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Ten NFL teams that will be most active during free agency

NFL general managers, coaches and players are giddily awaiting March 9 like kids waiting for Christmas.That’s the day teams can start signing free agents. For players, it can be a life-changing payday. For GMs and coaches, it’s a chance to make their teams better.These 10 teams are likely to be camping outside the store overnight waiting to bust through the doors when the free...
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Darrelle Revis’ attorney denies voice in knockout video is Revis

Darrelle Revis’ attorney quickly responded to a leaked video showing two men knocked out cold after an altercation. The voice narrating the video allegedly belonged to Revis, who was charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy, robbery and terroristic threats for a fight. The video initially leaked yesterday. Revis’ attorneys released a statement concerning the video, according...
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Celtics keep calling Bulls about Jimmy Butler trade

The dance between Jimmy Butler and the Boston Celtics continues. After the New Orleans Pelicans traded for DeMarcus Cousins, all eyes turned to the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler. The Bulls have flirted with the idea of trading Butler in the past, with the Boston Celtics the obvious suitor. Sunday, CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakely noted the Celtics are back in the conversation: That’s...
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Anthony Davis reacts to DeMarcus Cousins trade

Anthony Davis has a new partner in crime in New Orleans.The New Orleans Pelicans traded for DeMarcus Cousins Sunday night, an out-of-nowhere deal after Cousins had made it clear he wanted to remain with the Sacramento Kings and Davis had put on a historic show at the All-Star Game.Davis, of course, was all smiles after the unexpected move, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman:“This...
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Joel Embiid, Ronaldinho hang out at NBA All-Star Game (PHOTO)

It seems like nearly everyone wants to “trust the process” and meet Joel Embiid. The Sixers big man has a lot of personality and looks to be a rising star. Embiid was seen hanging around New Orleans for All-Star Weekend, and was at the big game on Sunday night. Former soccer star Ronaldinho was there as well, so the two mixed it up and posed for a photo together. Embiid is a...
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Watch video of DeMarcus Cousins reacting to Pelicans trade

Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins, in a shocking move,  was traded to the Pelicans late Sunday night. New Orleans sent Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and its 2017 first and second-round picks in exchange for Cousins, which seems to be a pretty good deal for them. The Kings don’t really have any playmakers on their roster right now, and it looks like Sacramento is embracing...
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Russell Westbrook angrily shoves John Wall during All-Star Game (VIDEO)

John Wall tried to show off a bit during the NBA All-Star Game, and Russell Westbrook wasn’t having it. Wall drew a foul in the second quarter, and Westbrook really didn’t agree with the call. The Wizards star was happy about it, but Russ was not, so he angrily shoved Wall as he walked by. That’s a lot of emotion to show during an All-Star game, but Russ doesn’t mess around.
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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook reunite for sweet alley-oop (VIDEO)

There was a lot of talk about how Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook would interact playing alongside each other for the Western Conference at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night. But the two seemed to be able to put their differences aside early in the game at least, working a sweet give-and-go that led to a dunk. Westbrook, who was the first sub in the game, threw a pass to KD...
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LeBron James throws ball off backboard, dunks it home (VIDEO)

LeBron James made a highlight-reel play in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night, finishing off a play that Russell Westbrook could not. Westbrook tried to dunk the ball off the backboard earlier in the first half, and with two minutes remaining, James attempted to do the same thing. And he pulled it off.
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WATCH: Russell Westbrook avoids Kevin Durant, warms up on opposite end of court

There was a lot of talk about how Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant would interact with one another heading into the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night, and it’s clear they’re still not really friends. Russell Westbrook warmed up on the opposite side of the court from where Durant and his Warriors teammates are, almost on his own little “island.” They were even on opposite...
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LOOK: Russell Westbrook’s All-Star Game outfit is awesome

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook rolled up to the All-Star Game on Sunday night looking like a million bucks. Westbrook was rocking what looked to be a pair of Zubaz pants, with a t-shirt featuring animated faces of some woman on it. It’s too bad that Fashion Week just recently passed.
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