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Suns owner blames team's setbacks on 'millennial culture'

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Markieff Morris and the Suns are struggling at the bottom of the West, and owner Rob Sarver pointed to “millennial culture” as a reason for their setbacks. Phoenix Suns owner Rob Sarver is grasping for excuses to explain why his team is stuck in the cellar of the Western Conference. His latest: Blame it on the ...

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Johnny Manziel wore a blond wig and mustache in Vegas

Daily News Photo Illustration Johnny Manziel partied in disguise in Las Vegas over the weekend, according to a new report. Maybe Johnny Manziel is a Mets fan. Johnny Football took a page straight out of Bobby Valentine’s playbook and donned a disguise while partying in Las Vegas over the weekend, reportedly rocking a blond wig, glasses and faux mustache, according ...

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Brian Urlacher has hair now

New year, new look for Brian Urlacher. The former Bears linebacker popped up on local TV in Chicago Tuesday morning sporting a full head of hair. Urlacher has worn his hair short dating back to his days at the University of New Mexico, and even had the cue ball look late in his career with Chicago, which he says was ...

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Chris Gayle fined for suggestive comments to female reporter

[embedded content] SYDNEY — Chris Gayle was fined but avoided suspension for making inappropriate comments to a female reporter in a live TV interview during a Big Bash League Twenty20 match in Australia. After scoring 41 from 15 deliveries for the Melbourne Renegades in a win over the Hobart Hurricanes on Monday night, the former West Indies captain suggested to ...

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Brett Favre whispers congrats to Peyton Manning from tree

If Brett Farve whispers congratulations to Peyton Manning from a tree, can the Broncos quarterback hear him? “Hey Peyton, I’m in a tree stand,” a camo-clad Favre says in a hushed tone, his bow hanging from a tree branch behind him. “Yeah, you’ve interrupted me again. Anyway, man, I’m very happy for ya. Congrats. But now you have to take ...

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Plane erupts in cheers as Patriots beat Giants on field goal

Dan Sullivan knew something was going to happen — good or bad — so he took out his “millennial playbook.” With passengers (most of them Patriots fans) on his flight from Orlando to Boston glued to the Giants-Pats game on their seat-back TVs Sunday evening, Sullivan decided to whip out his cell phone and tape the final seconds of the ...

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R. Kelly hits 3 before singing National Anthem at Nets game

Perhaps there is still time for R. Kelly’s basketball career to take off. The R&B singer drained a three-pointer prior to the Nets’ game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at the Barclays Center. “That’s the one y’all send to Youtube,” Kelly said after hitting the corner shot. CHECK OUT OUR NEW APP: GET THE DAILY NEWS ON ANDROID & ...

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WATCH: Kentucky’s Poythress gets tooth snagged on the net

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Alex Poythress of the Kentucky Wildcats gets a face full of net after dunking vs. Duke. It can be dangerous playing above the rim. Just ask Kentucky’s Alex Poythress. Poythress, a 6-8 senior forward for the Wildcats, got his tooth caught on the net as he finished off an alley oop dunk Tuesday night. OOPS! CELTICS’ CROWDERS ...

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Russell Branyan broke into ex’s home, turned the heat down

Tony Dejak/AP Russell Branyan spent the bulk of his career with the Indians, playing for 10 teams across 13 seasons. Russell Branyan is cold blooded. The former big leaguer is accused of breaking into his ex-wife’s Tennessee home while she was sleeping, taking some stuff and, before leaving, turning down the heat on his former flame. “The defendant entered while ...

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Tacko Fall and Mamadou Ndiaye, both 7-6, whiff on tip off

John Raoux/AP UC Irvine center Mamadou Ndiaye and Central Florida center Tacko Fall swing and miss at the opening tip of Wednesday’s game in Orlando. The bigger they are, the harder they fail. A pair of 7-foot-6 Senegalese sensations, Tacko Fall and Mamadou Ndiaye, whiffed on the opening tip of Wednesday night’s game between Central Florida and U.C. Irvine in ...

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