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No-brainer: Detroit Pistons should hire Shane Battier to front office

Shane Battier is from Michigan, and he’s one of the best analytical basketball minds in the game. The Detroit Pistons would be remiss not to hire him.

       

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Which NFL stars are missing voluntary OTAs and why?

Patriots QB Tom Brady and TE Rob Gronkowski are just two NFL stars who are nowhere to be seen at voluntary OTAs, which have now reached a more critical third phase. What gives?

       

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Ben Roethlisberger says his comments about Steelers rookie Mason Rudolph 'said in jest'

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger backtracked Tuesday, saying his comments about the team’s decision to draft QB Mason Rudolph were taken out of context and “said in jest.”

       

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Former Houston Texans cheerleaders allege harassment, physical assault in federal lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks compensation for the team’s alleged failure to pay the former cheerleaders for ‘off-the-clock’ and overtime work.

       

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ESPN's 'World Fame 100' athlete ranking includes just seven NFL players; MLB is shut out

ESPN released its “World Fame 100” list, ranking the most prominent worldwide names in sports. While soccer players dominated the list, there were few NFL stars and not one baseball player.

       

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WWE, Fox nearing $1 billion deal to broadcast 'SmackDown Live,' per reports

WWE and Fox are finalizing a deal that will bring “SmackDown Live” to the network beginning in October 2019, according to multiple reports. The new five-year deal is worth more than $1 billion, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Zack Cozart: Rays' bullpenning 'bad for baseball,' may be financially motivated

Sergio Romo made his first two big-league starts on back-to-back days. Zack Cozart didn’t like it.

       

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LeBron James scores 44 as Cavs hold off feisty Celtics to even series 2-2

LeBron James scored 44 points for the Cavs in Game 4 to send the series back to Boston tied 2-2.

       

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Cleveland Cavaliers coach Ty Lue couldn't believe how old Kyle Korver is

At 37, Kyle Korver’s contributions in Game 4 belied his age and impressed his coach, so much so that Ty Lue appeared to forget just how old Korver is.

       

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Capitals come up big, force Game 7 with 3-0 win against Lightning

T.J. Oshie scores twice as Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of Eastern Conference final.

       

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Phillies' Gabe Kapler: Jorge Alfaro and Pudge Rodriguez are 'neck-and-neck, at worst'

Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler was effusive with praise for catcher Jorge Alfaro, whose athleticism behind the plate drew a comparison to Hall of Famer Pudge Rodriguez.

       

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Not only would national anthem policy for NFL be harmful, it would be hollow

Bell: The NFL has no place forcing its players to kneel for the national anthem, especially when two are currently ostracized for doing just what the Constitution allows.

       

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Brett Favre opens up about drugs: 'I actually went to rehab three times'

The Hall of Fame quarterback spoke with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King about a difficult period in his life.

       

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MLB power rankings: Braves, Phillies make biggest gains ahead of showdown series

The Atlanta Braves moved up five spots to No. 4 in our power rankings and are now the top team in the NL.

       

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Alliance of American Football might work by appealing to fans, gamblers in post-NFL window

Charlie Ebersol, CEO of new Alliance of American Football, seems to have a strong sense of his niche and business model and is ready to capitalize on gamblers and viewer disinterest after NFL season.

       

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Detroit Pistons president inheriting 'special' roster, Ish Smith says

There will be a new direction for the Detroit Pistons, but Ish Smith endorsed the roster Stan Van Gundy leaves behind

       

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LSU football legend, 1959 Heisman winner Billy Cannon dies at 80

Cannon, a Baton Rouge native and 1959 LSU graduate, led the Tigers to the 1958 national championship

       

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NASCAR's All-Star Race package could serve as the model for future points races

After an unusually entertaining NASCAR All-Star Race Saturday night, many fans left Charlotte Motor Speedway bubbling with excitement.

       

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Detroit Pistons' Ish Smith a math wizard?

Detroit Pistons guard Ish Smith talks numbers at the NBA Math Hoops Championships at Wayne State on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

       

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LeBron James carves up Celtics in Game 3 with passes 'only one person' would even try

LeBron James unleashed the Cavaliers’ full potential in Game 3, racking up 12 assists that spread the floor and opened up the game.

       

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