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Ndamukong Suh’s contract voids, putting Lions on clock

Suh could be the best free agent to hit the open market this season, something the Lions want desperately to avoid. The Detroit Lions are stuck in a bind. All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is slated to hit free agency after his rookie deal voided on Friday, leaving the Lions with a few options. Detroit can either slap Suh with ...

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Bracketology: Purdue leaps into the field of 68

The first Friday projection of the 2014-15 campaign sees a few more changes than expected. Don’t expect that trend to change as the season winds down. This post will be considerably shorter than my future Friday offerings, which will look more closely at who has bids locked up (hint: not many teams at the moment) and what’s becoming a very ...

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DeJuan Blair freaked out at Kris Humphries for rebound theft

Things aren’t going so hot for the Wizards right now, and sometimes that can be distilled into individual moments: Dejuan, go easy bro. Go easy. Humphries is part of the solution not the problem. https://t.co/CjsNw9x2c4 — Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC) February 6, 2015 That is DeJuan Blair and Kris Humphries having a “SAME TEAM!” moment, collaborating to boot the ball out ...

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University offers course in Cristiano Ronaldo

A footballer, a phenomenon … an academic subject? Cristiano Ronaldo’s campaign to take over the known world has progressed another step, with news that the University of British Columbia is offering a course in the sociology of the Real Madrid star. Luis Aguiar, the visionary genius behind this brilliant plan to watch soccer for academic credit, is at pains to stress ...

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NBA schedule: Red-hot Cavs host Clippers, Suns visit Blazers

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look for their 12th straight victory on Thursday night, hosting the Los Angeles Clippers. Elsewhere on the four-game NBA slate, Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers welcome the Phoenix Suns to town in a Western Conference battle. LeBron James has made it a point this season to teach his young teammates how to ...

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Adam Silver says NBA will consider taking top 16 teams for the playoffs

The era of below .500 Eastern Conference teams making the playoffs might finally be over. As the three-team race for the final seed in the Western Conference playoffs heats up, there’s bound to be more attention on the imbalance that exists between the NBA’s two conferences. The West has been noticeably stronger for 14 years, but the NBA has remained steadfast ...

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2015 MLB salary arbitration tracker

Of the 175 players to file for salary arbitration on January 13, 74 exchanged salary figures with teams on January 16. Among those exchanging figures were Mat Latos of the Miami Marlins, Aroldis Chapman of the Cincinnati Reds, and Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets. As of the evening of January 16, 55 arbitration-eligible players remained without contracts for 2015. ...

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NBA Skills Challenge changes format, features John Wall, Kyle Lowry and Jeff Teague

The Skills Challenge is getting a makeover. The Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend is changing its format. The event now features an eight-man bracket with players matched against each other competing at the same time. Instead of finishing with a dunk or a layup, competitors will now have to hit a three-pointer for the final basket. The winner of John ...

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LeBron James misses reverse slam against the Clippers

LeBron got caught in an awkward position on this drive and couldn’t finish his reverse flush. Don’t worry, though — he’s still got it: These don’t happen often, but it’s his second of the year. James’ last missed dunk was on an alley-oop against the other team from Los Angeles earlier this year. SBNation.com – All Posts

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