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Lakers Rumors: Isaiah Thomas Trade Gives LA Cap Space For LeBron James, Paul George

The Los Angeles Lakers have made a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving them cap space for 2018.

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Gilbert Arenas and Mia Khalifa will co-host a daily sports talk show for Complex

This looks like a fake D.C. Sports Bog fever dream, but it's actually happening.

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Why blockbuster Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas deal is all about LeBron James

In an effort to keep James in Northeast Ohio, the Cavs took a chance on a solid deal and the dream of a better tomorrow.

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It's the time of year where the Mets pay Bobby Bonilla for being retired

July 1 is Bobby Bonilla's annual payday from the Mets. They'll be paying him for quite some time.

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Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard (ankle) likely out for Spurs-Warriors Game 2

Kawhi Leonard will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals after injuring his ankle by landing on the foot of Golden State's Zaza Pachulia.

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Nike, Under Armour, Adidas spurn deal with Ball

Nike, Under Armour and Adidas are not interested in completing a deal with potential top pick Lonzo Ball, his father LaVar confirmed.

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The Pacers were back in the series ... until LeBron James happened

LeBron James contributed one of the finest playoff performances of his career in Cleveland's Game 3 win over Indiana.

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Russell Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson's NBA record for triple-doubles in a season

Russell Westbrook’s season has taken the NBA by storm this season with triple-double feats we have seen only a few other occasions, if ever. Now he has a share of one of the two records that will seal his 2016-17 as one of the most impressive statistica

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Why Gonzaga won't blame the officiating for its national title loss to North Carolina

Thirty minutes after Gonzaga’s 71-65 loss in Monday night’s national title game, the photo had already started circulating through a crestfallen Zags locker room. It would have been easy for Gonzaga to bemoan the blown call on a night when the officia

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Jeanie Buss says she probably waited too long to fire her brother Jim

Jim Buss dons a dress cap at the introduction of D’Angelo Russell in 2015. The Los Angeles Lakers’ decision to overhaul the front office and install franchise icon Magic Johnson as president of basketball operations surprised many, not least for the s

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Chargers' L.A. move reflects their history: mistake-prone and misguided

The San Diego Chargers never really could do anything right, so it’s not a surprise they got their own demise all wrong, too, courtesy of poor late-game strategy. The Chargers always found creative ways to lose.

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Ranking all 40 college football bowl games for 2016-17: From worst to best

Bowl season is in the books, so let's take a look at the best of the best ... and the worst of the worst

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Trojans, Bruins Set To Revive Rivalry

In the Los Angeles college football rivalry, USC and UCLA meet at the Rose Bowl on Saturday.

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It's time! Rams' Jared Goff will make first NFL start on Sunday, per report

Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher no longer has to answer questions about when Jared Goff will get his chance. Ready or not, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NFL draft will make his first NFL start Sunday. Jared Goff will make his first NFL start Sunday a

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Southern California's Adoree' Jackson steals NFL Draft spotlight in big victory

Jackson fools Washington's Heisman hopeful Jake Browning, intercepts two passes in upset

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Bob Miller to return to the booth during 50th Anniversary Season - Los Angeles Kings | News

Bob Miller to return to the booth during 50th Anniversary Season

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Washington State coach Mike Leach blames media, police for player legal issues

"How in the world can only football parties be guilty in events depicted like this?"

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Central Michigan beats Oklahoma State on wild Hail Mary after officiating error

An intentional grounding penalty on No. 22 Oklahoma State gave Central Michigan one play to upset the Cowboys. CMU quarterback Cooper Rush threw a Hail Mary down the field that was caught by wide receiver Jesse Kroll. The intentional grounding penalty was

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Amy Trask book: Ex-Raiders CEO on gender acceptance | SI.com

In her new book, You Negotiate Like a Girl: Reflections on a Career in the National Football League, Amy Trask reflects on who was discriminating abou

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Hope Solo says she knows the real reason for her U.S. Soccer ouster

Hope Solo is serving a six-month suspension from the U.S. women’s national team. Hope Solo wasn’t just going to go away quietly. Solo leveled the accusations in the full episode of “Keeping Score,” which aired on the Fullscreen streaming service

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Internet Roasts Harden's New Triple Black Signature Adidas Shoe

Remember when the internet ripped Stephen Curry 's Curry 2 Low Under Armour shoe? James Harden was next...

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U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte, James Feigen indicted in Brazil for false account

The Federal Police of Brazil have reportedly confirmed that the two U.S. swimmers have been indicted

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Olympics Medal Totals 2016: USA’s, China’s, Japan’s Gold, Overall Medal Counts In Rio

The United States won five more gold in Rio Thursday, but the Chinese are still within striking distance.

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Why Michael Phelps' latest Olympic masterpiece may have been his most impressive yet

At the end of one of the best nights of the best Olympic career ever, Michael Phelps literally ran off an interview podium in bare feet with a white towel wrapped around his waist, three containers of food in his hands. What had just transpired was the N

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Keep Your Mouth Closed: Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

Sewage and trash continue to flow untreated into Rio de Janeiro’s waters, and recent tests found pathogens including rotaviruses and drug-resistant “superbacteria.”

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Australia boycott Rio athletes village, 'not safe, not ready'

The Australian Olympic team will not move into the athletes village in Rio after it was condemned as "not safe or ready" by the country's chef de mission on Sunday. Team chief Kitty Chiller said problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, e

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Golfers opting out of Rio Olympics is about more than Zika

Golf will be an Olympic sport this summer for the first time in 112 years—but not if there are no golfers to compete. Pro golfers are rapidly dropping out of the Summer Games in Rio, set to begin in August.

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Body parts wash ashore next to Rio Olympic venue - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Parts of a mutilated body washed up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, police said, just meters (yards) from where beach volleyball athletes will compete in the upcoming Olympics. The discovery, first repor

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Global doping agency suspends Rio lab weeks before Olympics

By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro for failing to comply with international standards, just over a month before the city hosts the Olympic

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Nike Wimbledon Dress Reportedly Recalled for Being Too Revealing

Players at Wimbledon wearing Nike's “Premier Slam” dress have reportedly been asked to return it for alterations because it didn’t cover enough skin.

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Amazon jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an army statement said. The jaguar was killed on Monday at

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LeBron trolls hard, comes home wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt

LeBron James didn't need to actually say anything when he got off the plane. His outfit said it all, very loudly and very clearly.

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In Game 3, Kyrie Irving reminded us just how devastating he can be | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Kyrie Irving was under fire after two down games to start the 2016 NBA Finals. In Game 3, he turned it around, burning the Warriors to ash.

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LeBron’s performance a reminder of his basketball greatness - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: With the Cavs needing a win in Game 3 to save their season, James delivered in every way imaginable.

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Remembering Muhammad Ali: A tribute to a boxing legend

View the Remembering Muhammad Ali: A tribute to a boxing legend photo gallery on Yahoo Sports. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.

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Muhammad Ali Dies: 'The Greatest' Boxer Dead at 74

Heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali, who charmed millions with his wit and confidence in the ring and inspired many more with his commitment to humanitarian causes has died.

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Ralph Lawler, Jim Fox to be inducted into California Sports Hall of Fame

Jim FOX (LA Kings) and Ralph Lawler (LA Clippers) will join five other inductees in the California Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016.

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Utah Jazz unveil new uniforms, logos and court design | Deseret News

After logo changes were leaked Wednesday, team announces multiple other changes to its look for the upcoming season

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Falcons' Devonta Freeman stops his jog, helps woman with lawnmower

Devonta Freeman saw an 82-year-old woman struggling with her lawnmower while he was jogging, so he stopped by to help her.

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NBA cops to 5 missed calls in crazy finish to Spurs-Thunder Game 2 | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Even the referees' union said the wild inbounds play that ended Game 2 "was one we've never seen before [and] we missed it."

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BREAKING: Lakers Hire Luke Walton To Be New Head Coach - Lakers Nation

After considering a long list of potential candidates for the vacant head coaching job in Los Angeles, the Lakers brass decided Luke Walton is the man for the job...

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All-Time Rosters for Every NBA Franchise | PointAfter

PointAfter compiled the best all-time roster for every NBA franchise, including ABA years.

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Kobe Bryant provides one last transcendent performance - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The most compelling basketball icon of his generation leaves the game the only way he can.

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Lakers' Kobe Bryant scores 60 points, makes NBA history in final game

The Lakers star goes out on his terms with a barrage of shots amid an insane 60 points on 50 field goal attempts, the most in NBA history.

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    The Mamba in flight: A Kobe Bryant Dunk History retrospective

    On the occasion of his retirement, Dunk History celebrates the NBA dunking life of one Kobe Bean Bryant.

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    Northern Iowa beats Texas on instant-classic half-court heave at buzzer | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

    From Yahoo Sports: Northern Iowa had only 2.7 seconds to try for the win and Paul Jesperson delivered an all-time great shot.

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    Biggest loser after Conor McGregor, Holly Holm upsets: the UFC - Yahoo Sports

    From Yahoo Sports: Holm-Rousey II is off the table (for now). So are Conor McGregor superfights. The UFC's business end took a big hit Saturday.

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    The Best Super Bowl Memes & Photoshops | Terez Owens

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    Daniel Bryan announces retirement | WWE.com

    Daniel Bryan announced today on Twitter that, effective immediately, he would be retiring from in-ring competition.

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    All-time Super Bowl team: Brady or Montana is the toughest call | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

    From Yahoo Sports: Our all-time Super Bowl team wasn't about career accomplishments. It's just about what you did on Super Bowl Sunday.

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      Kobe Bryant will never stop tormenting poor Sam Mitchell - SBNation.com

      The Timberwolves coach got a front-row seat to Bryant's famous 81-point performance, so it's only natural that his team was the victim of Bryant's best game in his farewell season.

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      Wayne Gretzky's 5 NHL records that will never be broken | FOX Sports

      Celebrating the 55th birthday of "The Great One."

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      Cam Newton's Panthers look similar to last team that demolished Broncos in a Super Bowl

      It would be a mistake to look at the Panthers and not see some of the hallmarks of a Seattle team that hit its peak two years ago against Peyton Manning.

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      By the numbers: 10-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant's 81-point game

      We detail the top stats and historical context behind Bryant's accomplishment in 2006.

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      What We Learned: NHL’s best player? It’s Anze Kopitar | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: Over the last three years it was probably reasonable to argue that it has been Kopitar who has risen to the rank of “best in the league,” because when he's on the ice, other teams effectively have no chance to beat the Kings.

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      L.A. Rams unveil new logo during news conference

      The Rams are returning to Los Angeles and they haven't wasted any time embracing their rediscovered Southern California identity. On Friday, the team unveiled their new logo.

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      Pete Rose remains in sad situation of his own making - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: MLB commissioner Rob Manfred’s rejection of Rose’s application for reinstatement might be the biggest indicator that the all-time hits leader doesn’t get it.

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      USC calls Sarkisian lawsuit claims 'patently untrue' - LA Times

      Former USC football coach Steve Sarkisian sued the school Monday, claiming that Athletic Director Pat Haden fired him in October instead of allowing him to seek treatment for alcoholism.

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      USC defeats UCLA, 40-21, for first time in four seasons - LA Times

      Iman Marshall intercepted Josh Rosen for a second time and USC ran out the clock to defeat UCLA, 40-21, for the first time in four seasons.

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        Ronda Rousey Taken to Hospital Following Brutal UFC 193 Knockout Loss - Yahoo Sports

        From Yahoo Sports: Ronda Rousey was taken to the hospital following her loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, according to Dana White. The UFC president spoke with FOX Sports shortly after Holm’s upset of Rousey and explained that the now-former champion had t

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        What Is the Cubs’ ‘Murphy Curse’? | Heavy.com

        There have been many curses that have followed the Cubs since winning their last World Series win in 1908, but the curse of Murphy may be the most solid

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        Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison on parole | Fourth-Place Medal - Yahoo Sports

        From Yahoo Sports: The former track star will be released to house arrest following a year in prison.

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        Steve Spurrier says decision to resign motivated by team's struggles | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports

        From Yahoo Sports: The Gamecocks are 2-4 in 2015 and 0-4 in the SEC.

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        It's time for Pat Haden to go, too

        USC athletic director Pat Haden's handling of a growing problem with his school's football coach, Steve Sarkisian, is another sign Haden is not fit for his job.

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        Clayton Kershaw struck out 300 batters and should win the Cy Young - SBNation.com

        It had been over a decade since the last 300-strikeout pitcher. Give Clayton Kershaw the Cy Young and back away.

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        Yogi Berra: A celebration of baseball, life and a man's legacy of words - Yahoo Sports

        From Yahoo Sports: The Yankees' great was a one-of-a-kind legend and the ultimate winner of a franchise known for winning.

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        Former 76ers, Nets star Darryl Dawkins dies at 58

        One of the NBA's great dunkers, Darryl Dawkins, the first player to go directly from high school to the NBA, has died at the age of 58.

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        Cris Carter told NFL rookies to get 'fall guy' for when they get in legal trouble | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

        From Yahoo Sports: One part of the Chris Borland story by ESPN The Magazine that didn't fit with the rest of the tale but was still pretty surprising was Borland's "fall guy" story.

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        Floyd Mayweather says Muhammad Ali is the 5th best boxer of all time - CBSSports.com

        Floyd Mayweather doesn't think Muhammad Ali is the greatest boxer ever.

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        Ronda Rousey dedicates fight to namesake 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper

        Ronda Rousey was already fighting Bethe Correia at UFC 190 with a purpose, but now she's dedicating her performance to the man who inspired her nickname.

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        Olympic Teams to Swim, Boat in Dangerously Contaminated Rio Waters

        An analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from human sewage in Olympic and Paralympic venues in Rio.

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        Every NFL team's logo changes through the years, in one GIF

        When an NFL franchise changes its primary logo or uniform design, it feels like a major event. In many ways, an NFL team's identity is tied to its logo.

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        Ken Stabler: Colorful, controversial and a folk hero in Oakland - CBSSports.com

        Ken 'The Snake' Stabler not only won an MVP and a Super Bowl in the 1970s with legendary Raiders coach John Madden, he was one of the more colorful players on a team loaded with characters.

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          Former Alabama, Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler dies at 69 - LA Times

          Ken Stabler, among the greatest quarterbacks in Oakland Raiders history, died Thursday of complications from colon cancer. He was 69.

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          Clippers re-sign DeAndre Jordan after he backs off commitment to join Mavericks - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Free-agent center DeAndre Jordan is rejoining the Clippers after reneging on an $80 million deal from the Mavericks.

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          LaMarcus Aldridge meets with Lakers a second time

          Because no place does sequels to bad movies like Hollywood. Free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge made the surprising decision to meet with the Los Angeles Lakers for a second time on Thursday afternoon, only this time he means business – about basketball.

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          Williams: “They’ve got this thing called the ‘salary cap.’”

          In some of his first duties as Capital, Justin Williams appeared on a conference call with the media on Thursday morning to discuss the circumstances that led him to sign a two-year, $6.5-million contract in Washington. In regards to conversations with th

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          Luke Ridnour just joined his fourth team (and counting) in a 24-hour span

          The capable guard has a non-guaranteed contract that makes him, apparently, quite appealing to deal for.

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          The Lakers could shake up the NBA draft, but the team's rebuilding has a long way to go | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Los Angeles jumped up to grab the No. 2 pick, and the team has myriad options moving forward.

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          Former UCLA Coach Neuheisel Weighs In On Diddy Incident - Bruins Nation

          CoachingSearch.com has one of the more interesting takes on the P. Diddy incident. Former Bruin Coach and Current Bruin Dad Rick Neuheisel discussed the situation on his SiriusXM College Sports...

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          Jordan Spieth wins stunning U.S. Open, takes step toward historic Grand Slam

          He didn't have his best stuff all week, but Jordan Spieth managed to win the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.

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          Win or lose, LeBron James is the MVP of the NBA Finals: 'I'm the best player in the world' - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Hand him the Finals MVP, just the second for a player on a losing team, and marvel at how far he took this team.

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          Los Angeles Kings reign likely to return next season | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: “They have tremendous pieces to the puzzle and have had, still have and will have moving in the future,” a Western Conference scout told Puck Daddy. “They’re a very complete team from top to bottom including in goal. There’s v

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          How LeBron James is writing the greatest NBA Finals story ever told - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: LeBron James is halfway home to delivering Cleveland its long-awaited championship, carrying his team in a way that not even Michael Jordan ever did.

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          How LeBron James has transformed Cavaliers' scrapheap into Warriors' nightmare - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Surrounded by a depleted roster, LeBron James carried the Cavaliers past the Warriors in Game 2 to even the NBA Finals.

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          Lightning apologize to Army captain for stupid playoff ticket policy | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: "If a gentleman serving our country feels he was slighted, oh my god, we owe him an apology," Leiweke said told the paper.

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          Saboteurs lined up to end American Pharoah's Triple Crown run - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: The deck will be stacked against American Pharoah in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, but don't hate the players, hate the game.

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          BDL's 2014-15 NBA Playoff Previews: Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Taking a look at the NBA's championship round, as teams featuring MVP Stephen Curry and LeBron James gather to battle.

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          With Sepp Blatter out, FIFA should start by stripping Qatar of 2022 World Cup

          If FIFA wants to show it's serious about cleaning house in the post-Blatter world, it should start by doing something profound like saving lives.

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          NHL Expert Picks: 2015 Stanley Cup Final selections - CBSSports.com

          CBS Eye On Hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters make their selections for the Stanley Cup Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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          New Jersey judge dismisses Ray Rice's domestic violence charges

          Rice avoided jail time after being accepted into a pretrial intervention program.

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          American Pharoah wins rain-soaked Preakness Stakes | The Turnstile - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: The 140th Preakness Stakes began with a single question: could American Pharoah take the next step to a Triple Crown? The answer was a resounding yes.

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          Poll: 34 percent of NBA fans think MJ could beat LeBron 1-on-1 *right now* | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: Reminder: Michael Jordan is 52 years old, and LeBron James is averaging 28 points per game in the NBA playoffs.

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          Patriots excuse for 'deflator' text messages - Business Insider

          Lawyers say "deflate" meant losing weight.

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          Video: Stanton leaves Dodger Stadium | MLB.com

          5/12/15: Giancarlo Stanton's homer leaves Dodger Stadium with an exit velocity of 114 mph at a projected 475 feet, according to Statcast

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          Yogi Berra at 90: Quips and quotes from a Yankees icon

          Yogi Berra turns 90 today, and for readers there is a gift: rarely heard "Yogi-isms," the inimitable quotations that turned Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees, into an American icon.

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          Rockets' Hack-A-Jordan strategy backfires in Game 4 loss to Clippers, proving Shaq's theory - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: The Rockets intentionally fouled DeAndre Jordan early and often. Now, they're in a 3-1 hole and near elimination.

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          American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

          The 141st Kentucky Derby did not disappoint.

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          Kentucky Derby 2015 odds: Dortmund, Carpe Diem, Materiality race outlook - SBNation.com

          American Pharoah has been the favorite leading up to the Kentucky Derby, but Dortmund, Carpe Diem and Materiality lead a field of contenders looking to get the upset.

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          Jameis Winston tweets photo of crab legs after draft selection by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

          Jameis Winston tweeted a photo of himself posing in front of a serving of crab legs after being drafted with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night.

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          Kentucky Derby picks and predictions | Yahoo Sports Videos - Yahoo Screen

          Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde offers his pick to win and long shots that could play off in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby

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          America’s pastime gives silence a try in Baltimore

          With no fans in attendance, the sounds of an MLB game are very different.

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          Kings forward Jarret Stoll arrested on suspicion of drug possession: Report

          According to a report by CBS Los Angeles and CBS Las Vegas, Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ecstasy.

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          Russell Westbrook on what scoring title means after Thunder miss playoffs: 'S***' | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: The Thunder guard didn't seem to find much solace in finishing the season as the NBA's leading scorer.

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          NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015 schedule, TV listings | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

          From Yahoo Sports: The NHL has released the schedule for its 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which get underway on Wednesday, April 15. Because, really, what better way to celebrate Tax Day than to watch a bunch of millionaires trying to hit their playoff bonu

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            Adrian Gonzalez is first player to hit five homers in season's first three games | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

            From Yahoo Sports: Adrian Gonzalez made history on Wednesday night, becoming the first player five home runs in the first games of a season.

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            Brett Lawrie picked up a golden sombrero in the most efficient way | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

            From Yahoo Sports: Brett Lawrie did not have a great night Tuesday, striking out four times on just 12 pitches.

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            Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders 3-2 - Yahoo Sports

            From Yahoo Sports: The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Their latest win - a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night - was anything but easy. Los Angeles jumped on

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            The L.A. Kings' Finishing Kick Is Ridiculous

            The L.A. Kings have been a dominant playoff team in recent years, but their regular seasons have been uneven. That is, until the calendar turns to February.

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              Deadline Deals: A Successful Gamble for the Los Angeles Kings

              Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has gambled every year to strengthen his team at the NHL trade deadline. These gambles have paid dividends.

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              By the numbers: Gregg Popovich's 1,000 wins

              Which team does Gregg Popovich have the most wins against? Which players appeared in the most Pop wins? We break down the coaching legend's 1,000 wins.

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                Shared Belief Edges California Chrome in Showdown at Santa Anita Park

                California Chrome was the people’s choice at the San Antonio Stakes, but the bettors’ choice was Shared Belief, who went off at even money to take his eighth victory in nine starts.

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                Given A Fair Shot, Shared Belief Defeats Horse Of The Year California Chrome

                Nearly wiped out at the start of the Breeders' Cup Classic, Shared Belief suffered his only defeat. With a fair shot, he decisively beat Horse of the Year California Chrome.

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                George Gervin wants an asterisk on Klay Thompson's single-quarter scoring mark

                He's also very complimentary of the Warriors star.

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                Richard Sherman blasts 'conflict of interest' that'll rescue Patriots

                PHOENIX — Richard Sherman dropped the first bombshell of Super Bowl XLIX shortly after the arrival of the defending-champion Seahawks when he opined the Patriots will not be punished for Deflategat...

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                BREAKING: Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Rest Of Season With Torn Rotator Cuff

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                Ohio State beats Oregon to win national title

                Ohio State, led by running back Ezekiel Elliott, defeated Oregon to win the first College Football Playoff national championship game.

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                  Lauren Hill shares her story with Jim Rome

                  The Mount St. Joseph University forward talked with Jim Rome on his radio program about her brain tumor.

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                  Utah's Kaelin Clay drops ball before TD, Oregon returns it for 100-yard TD

                  This is an all-time great screw-up.

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                  Lakers rookie Julius Randle suffers fractured right tibia, carried off court during NBA debut (Video)

                  The promising first-round pick out of Kentucky was carried off the court on a stretcher during the Lakers' loss to Houston.

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                  Red-hot Quick sets Kings' shutout record

                  Although Jonathan Quick has a serious aversion to attention, the goalie reluctantly acknowledged the spotlight when he broke the Los Angeles Kings' 36-year-old franchise record for shutouts. After blanking the Buffalo Sabres, Quick would be happy to

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                  6 NHL Teams Most Likely to Win the 2015 Stanley Cup - Part 4

                  Which National Hockey League teams have the best chances of winning the 2015 championship? We break down six contenders.

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                  UCLA's frustration boils over during abrupt fall from title contention | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports

                  From Yahoo Sports: Jim Mora and defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich engaged in a heated argument during the Bruins' loss to Oregon.

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                  Steve Smith to Panthers: 'I ran around those boys like they were schoolyard kids'

                  Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith, Sr. roasted his former Carolina Panthers team and had something to say about it afterward.

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                  Five things we learned in USC's victory over Oregon State - LA Times

                  Eighteenth-ranked USC defeated Oregon State , 35-10, on Saturday at the Coliseum.

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                  Rex Chapman arrested for allegedly stealing $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona Apple Store

                  The 12-year NBA vet is said to have stolen the merchandise over several months.

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                  Ravens Release Ray Rice in Wake of Video Showing Punch - NYTimes.com

                  The N.F.L. team terminated Rice’s contract on Monday, after a video, posted by TMZ earlier in the day, showed him punching Janay Palmer in a hotel elevator in Atlantic City in February.

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                    SI exclusive: LeBron James explains his return to Cleveland Cavaliers

                    LeBron James explains to SI's Lee Jenkins why he's returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers after spending four seasons with the Miami Heat.

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                      Manziel gets Browns big season tix boost

                      Johnny Manziel expects life in the NFL to be even crazier than college. Selected in the first round of the draft by the Cleveland Browns, Manziel was introduced Friday to a soundtrack of whirring cameras as he took the initial steps of his pro career. Hum

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                        2014 NFL Draft: Which prospects are first-round locks?

                        CFB 24/7 went through the latest NFL.com mock drafts to put together a list of first-round locks as well as likely first-round picks and fringe candidates. Five of the prospects are locks for the top 10.

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                          What's in a name for 19 Kentucky Derby horses

                          LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The meaning behind the names of the 19 horses running in the 140th Kentucky Derby in post position order. The No. 1 stall in the starting gate will be empty after Hoppertunity was scratched:

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                          Kings cap comeback with 5-1 Game 7 win vs Sharks

                          Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round serie

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                              Oscar Robertson thinks Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks and join the Rockets, which is nice

                              The Hall of Famer shared his opinion during an interview with Spike Lee for SiriusXM NBA Radio.

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                                Blazers top Rockets with historic LaMarcus Aldridge performance, grab 2-0 lead

                                LaMarcus Aldridge was already an All-Star, but scoring 40-plus points in each of the series' first two games has put him in historic company.

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                                  Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

                                  LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

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                                  NBA admits officials missed foul call in Clippers' loss to Warriors

                                  Referees should have called a foul against Draymond Green that would have sent Chris Paul to the free-throw line.

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                                  VIDEO: Craig Sager Jr. interviews Gregg Popovich

                                  Craig Sager isn't patrolling the sideline this postseason, but he has a pretty good backup as Craig Sager Jr. stepped in to interview Greg Popovich.

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                                  Pau Gasol says farewell to Lakers, maybe for good

                                  With Pau Gasol set to become a free agent and the Lakers looking to rebuild, the forward will likely be playing elsewhere next season.

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                                  NHL Playoff Power Rankings: Stanley Cup favorites & long shots

                                  Rating the NHL's playoff teams from No. 1 to No. 16: The Chicago Blackhawks try to become the first repeat champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98, but the Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins – and Anaheim Ducks and San Jos

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                                    Johnny Football: Manziel dazzles at pro day

                                    Johnny Manziel put on a show at his NFL pro day for an audience that included former President George H.W. Bush.

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                                    Sanford lifts Dayton to 60-59 win over Ohio State

                                    Ohio State belongs to Dayton. The Flyers can lay claim to having bragging rights on their ''big brothers'' from down the road after Vee Sanford banked in a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining to lift 11th-seeded Dayton to a 60-59 victory

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                                      50 Greatest Lakers of All-Time

                                      All due respect to Tom Hawkins, Mitch Kupchak, Jim Krebs, Pat Riley, Dick Barnett, Archie Clark, Bill Bridges, Anthony Peeler, Brian Shaw and other Lakers with multiple years of service, but Artest has the chance to help sustain the current Lakers team's

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                                      Wednesday’s A.M. Hot Clicks | Extra Mustard - SI.com

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                                      Ex-Florida St. QB Coker visits Alabama

                                      Former Florida State quarterback Jacob Coker was in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday as he considers transferring to Alabama. Coker, who is from Mobile, Ala., backed up Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston this past season. Shortly after Florida State won th

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                                      Arbitrator rules Alex Rodriguez should be suspended for 2014 season for PED use

                                      The Yankees star would miss 162 games, plus the playoffs, but could still fight the decision through a federal injunction.

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                                        SEC puts three teams in the top five of the final AP Poll and Alabama isn’t one of them

                                        If you could have gotten 500/1 odds on Auburn winning the BCS Championship last January, what do you think the odds of Alabama not finishing in the top five were? After the Sugar Bowl defeat to Oklahoma, the Crimson Tide … Continue reading →

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                                          Auburn says someone dumped cremation ashes on the field after Iron Bowl win (Photo)

                                          When fans rushed the field in jubilation after Auburn's win over Alabama on Saturday, one fan apparently left a loved one on the field. Rest in peace: cremated remains dumped on field after #ironbowl2013 #auburn #football #fb pic.twitter.com/ptJSmdqN

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                                            Lakers sign Bryant to 2-year extension

                                            The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise. Bryant hasn't played this season while recovering from surgery on his torn A

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                                              NFL head of officials says refs did not make wrong call on Patriots-Panthers game ender

                                              NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino appeared on his weekly segment on NFL Network's Total Access and discussed the way officials handled the final play of Monday night's thriller between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patr

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                                                Man arrested for Tasering his wife when she lost a football bet

                                                John Grant, 42, of Tinley Park, Illinois bet his wife the Bears would beat the Packers in Monday night's game. He won at first, but would soon lose.

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                                                  An unconscious Denver Nuggets mascot is lowered to the arena floor as frightened fans look on (He’s OK)

                                                  So yes, this is rather horrifying. At the beginning of the Denver Nuggets’ home opener against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night, the team’s famed mascot Rocky was lowered to the floor from the Pepsi Center’s arena as per … Continue readi

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                                                    No. 3 Florida State rolls over NC State 49-17

                                                    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jameis Winston threw three touchdown passes and No. 3 Florida State scored 35 points in the first quarter on the way to a 49-17 victory against North Carolina State on Saturday in Bobby Bowden's return to Doak Campbell Stadi

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                                                      Michael Vick - In Photos: Most-Disiked NFL Players 2013

                                                      Philadelphia EaglesPct. Dislike: 53% Those who identify as big NFL fans like him, but much of the wider audience still knows him as the dog-fighting guy.     courtesy: E-Score

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                                                        Clippers coach Doc Rivers makes the call to cover the Lakers championship banners at Staples Center

                                                        The Los Angeles Clippers and Lakers both moved into the Staples Center during the 1999-00 season, the only NBA teams to share an arena. Since then, the Lakers have hoisted five NBA championship banners to add to their 16 in … Continue reading →

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                                                          Pittsburgh delirium unravels Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto as Pirates get all-important wild-card win

                                                          The raucous Steel City crowd made Cueto drop the ball, literally, as the Pirates pounded their way to a 6-2 win.

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                                                              Spectacular jaguar attack captured on video | GrindTV.com

                                                              Weeks after it published a series of images showing a large jaguar stalking and attacking a caiman in Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands, National Geographic released exclusive video [...]

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                                                                Mom's Reaction to Navy Son's Surprise Appearance on Her Birthday

                                                                When Beverly Browning turned 54, her husband told her he was taking her to dinner. The dinner hour came and went, and then he told her he was taking her shopping at a midnight madness sale at J.C. Penney. Browning thought something was up, but...

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                                                                  Aaron Hernandez: Patriots Tight End Violent Evolution | Rolling Stone

                                                                  How a top NFL player for the Patriots became a murder suspect. Intimate details about Hernandez’s troubled family life, PCP use, and gang influence.

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                                                                    How to watch USC vs. Hawaii 2013: Preview, TV schedule, odds and more

                                                                    USC absolutely crushed Hawaii in the season opener before a disappointing year in 2012. Can the Warriors pose more of a threat this time around, and if so, what would that mean for Lane Kiffin?

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                                                                      Moptwo - The Sportsman

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                                                                        Selig proud of baseball's anti-drug effort

                                                                        Commissioner Bud Selig defended baseball's fight against performance-enhancing drugs on Wednesday.

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                                                                          Chris Kaman announces his agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers with a Twitter flourish

                                                                          After a long courtship, the Los Angeles Lakers have found their replacement for the departed Dwight Howard. The team agreed to use part of their mini-mid level exception on former Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans and Dallas center Chris Kaman … Continu

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                                                                            L'ville's Hancock wins Most Outstanding Player

                                                                            Some might say Luke Hancock won the national title game for the Louisville Cardinals. Others might say he simply saved it for them.