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The Suns somehow had an even worse day after their embarrassing Game 7 loss

Forget Cancun - the suns have been sent to rock bottom.

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Kevin Harlan 'furious' he 'took heat' for Odell Beckham Jr. comments, explains he was cut off

Kevin Harlan weathered a moment of confusion in one of the first games of the NBA playoffs. A protester had her hand taped to the ground during the Minnesota Timberwolves' play-in game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Harlan buying time before reporter Allie LaForce provided an update.
"You have...

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The USFL has a 'Jeff Fisher Rule.' It's an example of spring football league adjusting on fly.

Mike Pereira wrote the USFL rulebook, so he's interested in the previously modified version. That doesn't stop his phone from ringing with suggestions.
And that's the beauty of a spring football league, Pereira said - changes can be made on the fly, even between week 4 and week 5.
"Honestly, we'r...

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NBA Finals odds: FiveThirtyEight model gives Warriors small chance at title

FiveThirtyEight gives Dubs a surprisingly slim shot at winning the title, which originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
The Warriors have faced their fair share of doubters this season as they overcame adversity to reach their sixth Western Conference Finals appearance in the last eight years.
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The Rush: NBA’s level of petty rising: Pat Bev vs. CP3, Lil Wayne vs. Luka & Cuban

Timberwolves guard Patrick Beverley made the rounds on ESPN on Monday and said Suns star Chris Paul should have been benched AND what the future Hall of Famer called a "cone" for the defense. Matt Barnes and Trailblazers PG Damian Lillard came on to defend CP3. Meanwhile, Mavericks owner Mark Cub...

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Astros P Jake Odorizzi stretchered off after leg injury vs. Red Sox

Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi was carried off the field at Fenway Park Monday night after the team called "discomfort in his left lower leg."
Odorizzi threw a pitch to Kike Hernandez in the fifth inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox and then began moving toward first base for co...

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Browns' Johnny Stanton hails his 'hero' doctor John Cheng, who was killed subduing Laguna Woods church shooter

Honors are pouring in for Dr. John Cheng, who was killed Sunday while authorities say he attacked and tried to disarm the gunman who opened fire at a church in Laguna Woods, California, on Sunday.
Honors included Cleveland Browns fullback Johnny Stanton, who wrote on Twitter Monday that Cheng was...

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Bleacher Report suggests a trade that would send Kenrich Williams to the Bucks

Bleacher Report's Greg Swartz recently published an article proposing a trade idea for all 30 NBA teams. The Oklahoma City Thunder have been involved in two such trade proposals. The first involved the Thunder selling Kenrich Williams to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Rayjon Tucker, 2022 sec...

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Report: 76ers not expected to offer James Harden max contract

The Nets tried to sign James Harden in October for a three-year contract extension and a maximum of $161,141,718. When his team traded for Harden in February, 76ers owner Josh Harris giddily declared, "This is going to be great." In March, 76ers president Daryl Morey called, letting Harden do wha...

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Kaplan: Bulls have 'serious concerns' about Lonzo Ball's knee

Kaplan: Bulls worried about Ball's knee originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
David Kaplan, a longtime Chicago media personality, caused a stir Monday morning when he said on his ESPN-AM 1000 radio show that the Chicago Bulls front office has "serious concerns" about the lack of progress rega...

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Steve Kerr, wife Margot didn't last long watching Warriors' Game 6 together

Why Kerr's wife couldn't stand watching Game 6 with him originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Watching a basketball game with a die-hard NBA fan can be quite an experience.
Now imagine watching an NBA playoff game with the head coach of one of the competing teams — who also happens to be your...

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Mike Brown uses one word to describe Warriors' iconic trio

Brown's only word to describe the trio of Steph, Klay and Dray originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
There are a few words you can use to describe the legendary Warriors trio of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.
Assistant coach Mike Brown believes there is one who perfectly encap...

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Rickie Fowler prepares for PGA Championship, doesn't rule out LIV

Rickie Fowler finished in the top five in all four majors in 2014. He is now four years away from his last top five finish in a major championship at the 2018 Masters.
Fowler, who has climbed to No. 4 in the official world golf rankings, is now the 146th player in the world, sandwiched between Se...

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Report: Mother of Rajon Rondo’s kids say he’s abusive, violent

Cavaliers guard Rajon Rondo's ex-partner said he was abusive and violent, which TMZ said culminated in an incident on Wednesday in which she said he drew a gun on her and then continued to hold the gun while kissing her children abused.
Ashley Bachelor and her two children have been issued an eme...

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Anti-homophobia group demands PSG explain Gueye absence

A French federation fighting homophobia in sport asked Paris Saint-Germain for the second time on Monday whether Idrissa Gana Gueye refused to wear a rainbow jersey in Saturday's Ligue 1 game against Montpellier.
All 20 Ligue 1 teams wore the rainbow colors of the LGBTIQ+ movement on their shirts...

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Nick Saban says he wants college football to have more ‘parity’ | College Football Enquirer

Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel and Sports Illustrated's Pat Forde discuss Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban's comments that he wishes college football could return to times when there was more "parity," a comment Lane said Kiffin, head coach of Ole Miss, to question Saban's remarks sanity.

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Patrick Beverley trolls Warriors' Jonathan Kuminga with 'rookie' pronunciation

PatBev trolls Kuminga mispronouncing "rookie" originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Jonathan Kuminga's high-flying, slam-dunk-filled rookie season caught the attention of the entire league early on.
He may not be a household name yet, but people know who the 19-year-old is.
Minnesota Timberwo...

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Golf legend Tom Watson engaged to marry former CBS Sports executive LeslieAnne Wade

Golf legend Tom Watson is engaged to wed a longtime CBS Sports exec. The eight-time major champion officially became engaged to LeslieAnne Wade on May 7 while attending the University of Notre Dame, where Ms. Wade attended a reunion with her college roommates.
The couple plans to wed in New Jerse...

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Packers speedster ditching wide receiver and heading back to defense

Green Bay Packers speedster Rico Gafford makes a move back to defense after trying his hand at offense. Gafford was listed as a wide receiver on the team's official website but is now listed as a cornerback. The Packers have signed Gafford to a reserve/future contract for the 2022 season.
Cornerb...

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Cain Velasquez denied bail: Judge disregards possible CTE, conditions proposed by defense

Cain Velasquez remains behind bars.
At a hearing Monday, Velasquez, represented by defense attorney Mark Geragos, appeared in a courtroom at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice, where a request for bail by Judge Shelyna Brown in the attempted murder case against the former UFC heavyweight cham...

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Ryan Spann chokes out Ion Cutelaba, issues warning to 205-pounders

Ryan Spann reminded the world that he is first and foremost a submission threat when he knocked out Ion Cutelaba in the first round at UFC on ESPN 36.
After some intense early punches, Spann (20-7 MMA, 6-2 UFC) delivered a deep front choke, which he guillotined, to Cutelaba (16-7-1 MMA, 5-6-1 UFC...

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Mike Brown credits Steph Curry and Draymond Green for decision to start Kevon Looney in Game 6 vs. Grizzlies

Due to injuries and matchups, the Golden State Warriors have moved through a barrage of different starting lineups in the first and second rounds of the postseason. Gary Payton II, Jordan Poole and Jonathan Kuminga all started at different times.
With Payton II, Andre Iguodala and Otto Porter Jr....

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‘Everyone forgets about you’: Erin Jackson on returning home after Olympics gold

Skate Mania isn't much different than it was two decades ago when Erin Jackson first walked in. The expansive wooden floor under fluorescent lights; the smell of brown leather roller skates; the snack bar; and the same teenage dreams in four walls of painted cement and corrugated aluminum.
There'...

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Jack Nicklaus turned down more than $100 million to be face of Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf

Greg Norman has long been at the helm of Saudi-backed LIV Golf Investments and its new series of events due to start outside London in June, but the two-time Open champion wasn't the only person to have been made an offer.
According to a Fire Pit Collective story published Monday morning, 18-time...

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Giants’ Darius Slayton: ‘Dating a Kardashian’ the scariest curse in sports

If one of the Kardashians suddenly becomes available, don't expect New York Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton to fire his shot.
Last Friday - Friday the 13th - SportsCenter asked a very simple question: "What is the scariest curse in sports history?"
Some of the answers were obvious. There was,...

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Why Charles Oliveira, the self-proclaimed 'Nicest MF,' really wants Conor McGregor bout

LAS VEGAS — Charles Oliveira wasn't much different than any little boy growing up in Brazil. He played a sport or two for most of his waking hours. In his quiet moments he dreamed of being the big star in one of them.
For as long as he could remember, Oliveira kept imagining himself achieving a d...

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Patrick Beverley hilariously compares Steph Curry, Chris Paul preparation

PatBev hilariously compares preparing for Steph, CP3 originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
How Patrick Beverley prepares for matchups against the NBA's top point guards depends on the player.
The Minnesota Timberwolves guard joined Stephen A. Smith and Mike Greenberg on ESPN's "Get Up" on Mon...

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First as a Father: Papa Tiger Woods got the better of the oppressive heat, Southern Hills to win 2007 PGA Championship

"I exceeded my own expectations and I certainly don't mind," Woods said of his 13th major title in 2007.

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Al Horford's message to Celtics after Game 7 win over Bucks was spot-on

Horford's message in the dressing room to the Celtics after the Game 7 win was spot on and originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
For all their successes over the past few months, the Boston Celtics are still a relatively young team with only two players over the age of 28.
One of those two pla...

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Report: Ben Simmons’ camp will work with the Nets on offseason plan

People close to Ben Simmons are reportedly "confident" he will be ready to return for the Nets next season.

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