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Donald Trump ‘Very Serious’ About Buying the Chicago Bulls

Donald Trump never did run for governor of New York. But now he might be on to his next project: buying the Buffalo Bills. “It’s very serious,” Erie County Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy said. “He’s long had an interest in professional sports.” Langworthy, who met with Trump in Manhattan on Monday, said the billionaire is “doing all due diligence” as he considers...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps Coming Out of Retirement to Compete

Michael Phelps is expected to come out of retirement and compete in his first meet since the 2012 Olympics next week, his coach confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. This move paves the way for the 22-time Olympic medalist to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which would be Phelps’ fifth Games. ​USA Swimming announced Monday that it expects Phelps, along with other swimming...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson Wins Second Masters in Three Years

For all his quirkiness, including the homemade swing and the rambling interviews and the — believe it or not — Twitter conversations with his followers on the morning of the final round of a major championship he is leading, Bubba Watson is a remarkable talent. Watson put his ability on full display Sunday, shooting a final-round 69 at Augusta National to pull away from Jordan...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Right Guard Extreme Clear Even Saves Major Leaguers (Sponsored)

Right guard is at it again with their commercials. And in the landscape of deodorants what better way to campaign than to use sports? It’s kind of funny how they have a guy that kind of sets up his at bat like Ichiro Suzuki. Unfortunately it would have been way cooler if it were in fact Ichiro Suzuki. However, let’s just say if you happen to be playing baseball and you...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas Owns the Next Evolution in Running with Adidas Boost (Sponsored)

Adidas is leading a revolution in cushioning technology that gives runners the extra edge they’re looking for. The new Adidas Boost 2.0 is lightweight, breathable, and supported by their innovative foam cushioning system that combines comfort with unbelievable responsive energy. The new BOOST™ technology is made up of thousands of energy capsules that work to store and release...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football Players Win First Round in Bid to Unionize

Peter Sung Ohr, the regional director of the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board, ruled Wednesday that Northwestern football players under the College Athletes Players Association have the right to unionize, a decision that eventually could have far-reaching impacts on college sports. The ruling comes less than two week after the university and CAPA submitted their...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Everton’s Ross Barkley Goal of the Year Yesterday vs. Newcastle United?

Ross Barkley justified his own hype in Everton’s 3-0 win at Newcastle, netting a goal of the season contender to open the scoring against Alan Pardew’s men. Showing off the pace, skill and confidence which has won him a regular starting berth under Roberto Martinez this season, Barkley picked up the ball inside his own half and didn’t stop running.The England man, who on this...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban Thinks the NFL Will Implode in 10 Years

Mark Cuban thinks the NFL’s greed will quickly lead to its downfall. The Dallas Mavericks owner discussed the league in a pregame conversation with reporters on Sunday. “I think the NFL is 10 years away from an implosion. When pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered. And they’re getting hoggy. When you try to take it too far, people turn the other way. I’m just telling you, when...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Let’s Take a Second to Give Wichita State Some Love for a Terrific Season

John Calipari stood frozen on the Kentucky sideline. Every player on the Wichita State bench held his breath. Everything seemed to stop inside the Scottrade Center as Fred VanVleet let loose with a 3-pointer that could have kept the Shockers perfect. When it bounced harmlessly off the rim, everything was set in motion once again. Calipari spontaneously leaped into the air, bad hip...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

80% of People Lost Their Shot at $1 Billion in the First Two Hours of the NCAA Tournament

It took about two hours for most of America’s billion-dollar dream to end. After the first game in the billion-dollar perfect bracket challenge insured by billionaire Warren Buffett, four out of five would-be winners were already finished, thanks to Dayton’s upset of No. 6 seed Ohio State. On Yahoo’s Tourney Pick ‘Em game, 83.7% of users took the Buckeyes. (Those poolers...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Closer Aroldis Chapman Struck by Line Drive in the Face

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman suffered fractures to bones in his nose and left eye while taking a line drive to the face Wednesday night. Chapman was carted off the field and transported by ambulance to a hospital and would be kept overnight for observation, the Reds said on their Twitter account. The Reds said Chapman was originally taken to Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Three Most-Likely NCAA Tournament Upsets

In the NCAA tournament, upsets are bound to happen. You never know when a shocking result will occur, but don’t be surprised if these games end up going to the underdogs. (5) VCU vs. (12) Stephen F. Austin, South Region Shaka Smart’s VCU Rams have played the part of Cinderella before. This year, they’ll find out what it’s like to be on the other end — in more ways than...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket Released

The NCAA Tournament bracket has been released, and the University of Florida headlines the South Region as its No. 1 seed. The Gators were awarded the top seed after an impressive run to close out the season. Florida finished 18-0 in SEC play, including two wins against Kentucky during the regular season, and won the 2014 SEC Tournament. The Gators finished 4-2 against ranked teams...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle is Taking a Paralyzed Hockey Player to the Prom

Michelle Beadle is going back to prom — with a kid who really deserves a great date. So don’t mess it up, Beadle. The ESPN broadcaster was asked to prom by Jack Jablonski, a high school hockey player who was paralyzed from the chest down after being checked into the boards head-first back in 2011. Jablonski was doing a weekly radio segment on 105 The Ticket’s “Hockey Night...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rule Kobe Out for the Remainder of the Season

The Los Angeles Lakers have ruled Kobe Bryant out for the remainder of the season after a re-examination of the veteran guard’s injured knee showed it still hadn’t healed, the team announced Wednesday. Bryant has been sidelined since Dec. 17 with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee. He also missed the Lakers’ first 19 games while recovering from a torn...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Seavey Wins Second Iditarod

Dallas Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the front-runner out of the competition and kept another musher minutes away from her first win. The victory was so strange that Seavey said he didn’t even realize he won the race until about 90 seconds...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorious Vomits, Weeps During Autopsy Testimony

Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius vomited and wept in a South African courtroom Monday as a pathologist described the injuries sustained by Pistorius’ girlfriend the night she was fatally shot in his home. Pistorius became ill as pathologist Gert Saayman, who conducted the autopsy on Reeva Steenkamp, testified in Pretoria that one bullet entered her head, ran under her skull...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the 15 Wooden Award Finalists

The 15 finalists were announced on Saturday for 2014′s John R. Wooden Award, given annually to the nation’s best college basketball player. Since this year’s award has an obvious front-runner (Dougie Fresh, cough, cough), here’s a look at those 15 players ranked based on the seasons they’ve had in 2013-14. 1. Doug McDermott, Creighton: The senior forward is playing like...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Wants Vikings to Sign Quarterback Michael Vick

Adrian Peterson, the All-Pro running back for the Minnesota Vikings, sent a message to the franchise’s front office: make a run at free agent quarterback Michael Vick. The 33-year-old Vick lost his job with the Philadelphia Eagles to Nick Foles and is now looking for a new team. Vick started six games for the Eagles last year, and threw for 1,215 yards, five touchdowns and three...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Court Press: Manchester City Eyeing Quadruple, New Brewers Mascot, Kate Upton SI Swimsuit Outtakes

Click the link to read more about City’s Ambitions I don’t blame City for thinking big they certainly have the squad to get it done. With the Capital One Cup in hand, there are three left.. what do you think about City’s chances to grab the elusive quadruple. The Press The Milwaukee Brewers may have a new mascot [WithLeather] This is what happens when you mix water and sexy...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Atletico Madrid Ball Boy Trolls Cristiano Ronaldo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KM_bayMkU8 I’m not a Cristiano Ronaldo hater. I think the guy is the best player is the best player in the world. That’s why I think this is kind of bush league and isn’t really funny. At the time, Real was losing to Atleti in one of the tightest league races in the world. No need for this…. Ronaldo got his revenge though….
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryna Linchuck is a Super Model That Can Kick Your Butt

Guyism made a great callout this week when they noted that there’s an unsettling trend of Super Models who are getting into the world of boxing and MMA. Why this is happening? I have no idea. I can’t say I’m in favor of it. Why would you risk the perfection and get annihilated in an MMA fight. Oh well, it hot chicks fighting is your thing than you must be in paradise. This...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Ref Punched in the Face During Blackhawks vs. Avs Game

According to DeadSpin, NHL linesman Andy McElman took a punch to the face while trying to break up a scuffle in tonight’s game between the Avalanche and Blackhawks. The altercation started when Chicago’s Michal Rozsival cross-checked Colorado’s Maxime Talbot in the back after the whistle. The two grabbed each other and started shoving, and while McElman came in to intervene...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Court Press: Who’s the College Basketball Coach of the Year?, Awesome Pro Wrestler Paintings, Candice Swanepoel is a Goddess

Click on photo to read more about CoY Candidates Billy D looks like the front runner for this one, but how can you deny Greg Marshall of Wichita State or Tony Bennett of Virginia. All three guys are viable candidates I’d be a little irked if it was Donovan. Give it to Bennett or Marshall. The Press Ian Kinsler says his comments were taken out of context [USAToday] Texas wife takes...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

This Real Life Hoverboard is Going to Blow Your Mind

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4vE_vpkr90 Ok it’s fake, but I got you for a minute didn’t I? One day it won’t be fake I can promise you that. Still pretty badass… Thanks to TerezOwens for the video.
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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