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Feb 23

Off-the-court issues follow Mark Cuban, Mavericks into game against Lakers

Waves of negativity slammed the Dallas Mavericks since they last played 10 days ago. The Mavericks will gather for their first game since the NBA All-Star break on Friday at the Los Angeles Lakers, and owner Mark Cuban still has plenty of explaining to…

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Feb 22

Russell Wilson on Yankees: ‘Let’s go win a World Series’

Feb. 22 (UPI) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson posted a video Thursday from the streets on New York City. He wanted to talk about his ‘new’ team, the New York Yankees. Wilson was traded from the Texas Rangers to the Yankees on Feb. 7. He was originally drafted by the Baltimore Orioles

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Feb 22

Hornets begin playoff push vs. Nets

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets will each feature a new look when they return from the All-Star break to duel Thursday night in Charlotte, N.C. Star point guard D’Angelo Russell is expected to make his first start for the Nets since undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery in November. The Nets

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Feb 22

Sixers playing for playoff position, Bulls for future

CHICAGO — The Philadelphia 76ers will spend the rest of the regular season attempting to position themselves for a spot in the playoffs. The Chicago Bulls, meanwhile, will spend it focusing largely on the future. The 76ers come out of the All-Star break as the Eastern Conference’s No. 7 seed. But

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Feb 22

Streaky Thunder face Kings, seek consistency

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An air of mystery about the fate of the Oklahoma City Thunder surrounds the team as they prepare to embark on the final 23 games of their season. The Thunder remain optimistic they possess the talent to move up another couple rung…

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Feb 22

Karl Malone plays undercover janitor, pranks Anthony Davis

Feb. 21 (UPI) — NBA Hall of Famer Karl Malone recently pretended to be a janitor in order to prank New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. He did so in a video posted by Red Bull. Malone wore a cushion over his stomach before putting on a onesie, gla…

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Feb 21

Free-agent CB Davis visits Raiders

Two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Vontae Davis continued his trip of the Bay Area by meeting with the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, one day after he visited the San Francisco 49ers. Davis’ visit with the Raiders was reported by multiple media outlets on Wednesday. The Raiders could use depth at the position

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Feb 21

Mavs’ Mark Cuban: ‘Losing is our best option’

Feb. 20 (UPI) — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wants his last-place team to keep losing. Cuban recently told Julius Erving that he shared recently that message with the Mavericks. The billionaire owner made the comments on the House Call with Dr. J podcast. “I’m probably not supposed to

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Feb 20

Report: CB Davis to meet with 49ers

Cornerback Vontae Davis is scheduled to meet with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Davis, who is the younger brother of former 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, became a free agent after the Indianapolis Colts released him during the 2017 season. The

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Feb 19

Vikings’ Teddy Bridgewater enjoyed season despite barely playing

Teddy Bridgewater barely played last season, but despite the lack of appearances, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback said it was the most favorite season of his football career. “It was probably my favorite season by far, even though I didn’t play much,” Bridgewater told ESPN on Monday.

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Feb 19

Austin Dillon wins the Daytona 500

LA replaces Pride parade with #ResistMarch

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Feb 19

LeBron James crowned MVP of 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Feb. 19 (UPI) — King LeBron James’ royal court included two former MVPs, Kyrie Irving and a ton of highlights at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. Team LeBron defeated Team Stephen [Curry] 148-145 Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Golden State Warriors sharpshooter and Cleveland Cavaliers

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Feb 19

Aaron Rodgers, Danica Patrick go public with Daytona 500 photo, kiss

Feb. 19 (UPI) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and NASCAR’s Danica Patrick shared the day — and a kiss — at the 2018 Daytona 500. The couple, rumored to be in a relationship for months, went publicly official on Sunday at the biggest spectacle in NASCAR in Daytona, Fla., Before the

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Feb 19

Daytona 500: Austin Dillon takes victory in No. 3

Feb. 18 (UPI) — Austin Dillon won the 2018 Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Fla. He did it while driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. The 27-year-old is Childress’ grandson. He won the race on the 17th annivaseary of Dale Earnhardt’s death

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Feb 18

Kirk Cousins will file grievance if Washington Redskins use franchise tag

Quarterback Kirk Cousins will file a grievance against the Washington Redskins if the team officially places a franchise tag on him, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Beginning Tuesday, teams have through March 6 to designate the players they want t…

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Feb 18

New York Mets GM: Former NFL QB Tim Tebow ‘will play in majors’

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Tim Tebow "will play in the major leagues," according to the general manager of the New York Mets. Tebow signed a minor league contract with the Mets in September 2016 and played at two levels o…

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