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Baylor faces seventh Title IX lawsuit as new sexual assault allegations emerge

A new Title IX lawsuit filed by a former Baylor volleyball player contains explosive new allegations against the football program.The suit, filed under the name Jane Doe, alleges that the victim was gang raped by as many as eight Baylor football players after attending a party in February 2012, via Tom Steele of the Dallas Morning News. The student became intoxicated and did not...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Battery case against Caleb Brantley dismissed

The battery case brought against former Florida Gators DL Caleb Brantley has been dismissed by Gainesville’s state attorney’s office due to insufficient evidence. Brantley, who was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in April, was involved in an incident with a woman on April 13. There has been a dispute over Brantley’s role in the incident. A first Gainesville police report described...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

LaVar Ball goes off on female TV host, denies threatening her

LaVar Ball is at it again, and this time the father of the potential first overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft took aim at a female radio and TV host over some comments she recently made regarding the Big Baller Brand.In an appearance on FS1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” Wednesday, Cowherd’s co-host Kristine Leahy asked Ball how many pairs of the $495 ZO2 sneakers his company...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Host's son rips ESPN for breaking up successful duo

ESPN has finally broken up a long-standing and successful duo following nearly two decades together.“Mike & Mike in the Morning” will be ending so that Mike Greenberg can work TV on his own moving forward, while Mike Golic will host a new morning radio show with Trey Wingo.One person who is not happy about the fate of the show is Golic’s son, Jake.Jake was extremely critical...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James says rest makes him feel worse

Many players probably appreciate a good rest during the season or between playoff series, but LeBron James is not one of them.James said Wednesday that he feels “worse” when he isn’t playing and is concerned about whether the Cleveland Cavaliers can get back up to speed quickly after a nine-day layoff.“I feel worse,” James said, via James Herbert of CBS Sports. “I feel worse when...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

White Sox lose after walk-off hit bounces off Leury Garcia’s face

Talk about adding insult to injury.The Chicago White Sox lost to the Los Angeles Angels 7-6 in 11 innings on Tuesday night on a walk-off hit from Albert Pujols.Pujols was up with the bases loaded, the game tied, and one out. He hit a ball to center that was misplayed by Leury Garcia, who took the ball off his face, allowing the winning run to score: Even if Garcia made the catch...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Chargers DB says sign from God at gas station led him to team

After defensive back Tre Boston was released by the Carolina Panthers, he received legitimate interest from three NFL teams. But instead of consulting his family or friends like many other players do when deciding which team to choose, Boston says he received a sign from above.Boston said this week that a man he bumped into at a gas station convinced him so sign with the San Diego...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher makes appearance at Predators game

Jeff Fisher coached the Tennessee Titans for 12 seasons, and apparently that was enough time for him to develop an allegiance to some of the area’s other professional sports teams.On Tuesday, Fisher attended Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals series between the Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks. The former NFL coach appeared to enjoy himself too, as he was spotted busting...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Clyde Frazier: Carmelo should stay with Knicks, is not ‘the problem’

Carmelo Anthony is almost certainly not going to be playing for the New York Knicks next season, and most people feel that is for the best. Apparently NBA legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier is not most people.Frazier, who is the color commentator for Knicks games on the MSG Network, said Tuesday that he does not believe Anthony is the “problem” and that he should remain in New York.“I would...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork still undecided on playing in 2017

Vince Wilfork has already had an incredible 13-year NFL career, but the veteran defensive tackle is still contemplating whether he wants to add a 14th season to his resume.Wilfork, 35, told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday that he has not ruled out playing in 2017. Wilfork played the past two seasons for the Houston Texans after spending the previous 11 with the New England Patriots...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

LeGarrette Blount signs one-year deal with Eagles

Former New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount has finally found a home in free agency.The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to sign Blount to a one-year contract. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the deal could be worth up to $2.8 million. Blount, 30, had a career year in 2016, rushing for 1,161 yards and an NFL-best 18 touchdowns...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Carr frustrated over contract talks with Raiders

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr does not want to play the 2017 season without a new contract, and he is reportedly growing frustrated with how long it is taking to hammer out a deal.According to Michael Silver of NFL.com, there has been “no significant communication” between the Raiders and Carr’s agent over the past several weeks. Carr, who was not a first-round pick, does...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Gisele: Brady had concussion in 2016, has had many

Tom Brady was never listed on the official injury report with a concussion last season or at any point during his NFL career that we can remember. According to the quarterback’s wife, that does not mean he hasn’t suffered them.In an interview with Charlie Rose on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday, Brady’s wife Gisele was asked if she has tried to convince her husband to retire. That led...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron explains why he would never buy Lonzo Ball shoes

As an avid sneakerhead, there are very few shoes out there that Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron won’t buy. But he recently found a pair he wants nothing to do with, and you can probably guess which pair that is.On Tuesday, Ebron told reporters he would “never” consider buying a pair of Lonzo Ball’s new shoes, the ZO2.“I would never purchase those shoes,” Ebron said, per Dave Birkett...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant downplays controversial LaMarcus Aldridge play

LaMarcus Aldridge defended Kevin Durant on a shot during Game 2 Tuesday night in a manner that should infuriate San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, but Durant didn’t think much of it.Late in the first half of the Golden State Warriors’ blowout victory, Aldridge contested a 3-point attempt from Durant and appeared to slide his foot under Durant’s. Durant was asked for his thoughts...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge did the same foot thing as Zaza Pachulia

While you were hardly paying attention to the Golden State Warriors’ blowout of the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of their series on Tuesday night, you may have missed the latest controversy. During the second quarter of the game, San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge appeared to slide his foot under Kevin Durant’s following a shot: The play was eerily similar to what Zaza Pachulia did that...
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May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich does not think Spurs believed they could win without Kawhi

The San Antonio Spurs were left searching for answers after getting crushed 136-100 by the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night.Head coach Gregg Popovich was asked after the game to account for the poor showing. The best theory he could come up with to explain the debacle was that his Spurs did not believe they could win without Kawhi...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

10 best bargains in baseball

One of the savviest things any Major League Baseball general manager can do is get a player on a cheap, long-term contract that covers the athlete’s prime years. It’s often done before a player truly establishes themselves as an elite force, though not always. Regardless, such deals can harness incredible talent while freeing up payroll space to add other pieces — or, for those on...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Teams reportedly considering D’Angelo Russell trade

The Los Angeles Lakers winning the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft is a game-changer in many ways for the franchise.The Lakers are widely expected to use the pick to select Lonzo Ball, whom they reportedly love. The assumption is that Boston passes on Lonzo with the top overall pick, especially considering LaVar Ball has made it clear he wants his son to be a Laker.If...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas trolls Sacramento Kings over draft pick swap

Nik Stauskas has no chill.The Philadelphia 76ers guard trolled his former team, the Sacramento Kings, for their 2015 trade that involved him because of its 2017 implications.Here’s the tweet: Two years ago, the Kings were looking to free up some cap space, so they unloaded Carl Landry and Jason Thompson on the Sixers. In order for Philly to take on the salaries, the Kings threw in...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

The Celtics were the big winners of Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, and one of the franchise’s greatest players had a great reaction to it.On Monday, the Celtics defeated the Wizards to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The following day, Boston found out it would have the No. 1 overall pick in next month’s draft. While the outcome is largely based on luck, Paul Pierce took...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to possibility of LaVar, Lonzo Ball to Lakers

As soon as the Lakers landed the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA Draft, fans went nuts thinking about what that meant.Most figure it’s a foregone conclusion that the Lakers are going to pick Lonzo Ball at No. 2, giving them the budding star they were hoping for. Why is that? Well the Boston Celtics landed the No. 1 overall pick, but Lonzo’s outspoken father LaVar has made it clear...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3

Kawhi Leonard was pronounced out for Tuesday’s Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, but it sounds like there is a chance he may play in Game 3.Speaking with the media prior to Game 2, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talked about Leonard’s status and termed his forward questionable for Game 3. The availability of Leonard is obviously a huge issue as he is San Antonio’s best player...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota fires up Predators crowd while his OL crushes beer

There is a lot of support for the Predators in Nashville as the team takes on the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Finals. That support even comes from the city’s other major professional sports team — the Tennessee Titans.Prior to the Predators hosting Game 3 of their series with the Ducks, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was seen waving a towel to cheer on the Preds and...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid expects to return to court in 2-3 weeks

Things are looking up for the Philadelphia 76ers.Not only is Philly going to continue rebuilding through the draft, but one of their top players will be back in action soon.Joel Embiid said during an interview from the NBA Draft lottery Tuesday that he expects to return to the court in two or three weeks.“I’m doing great,” Embiid said of his status during an interview with ESPN’s...
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May 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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