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Seven Athletes You Didn’t Know Tried Other Sports

Seven Athletes You Didn’t Know Tried Other Sports

Usain Bolt, Jerry Rice, Jose Canseco… find out the alternate sports they tried (and failed hilariously) to break into. 

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Ranking the 10 Best USA Men’s Basketball Olympics Teams

Ranking the 10 Best USA Men’s Basketball Olympics Teams

With the Olympics kicking off today, we took a look at every team to ever have represented the U.S. in men’s basketball. Not since 1992, but all the way back to the first basketball Olympics event in 1936. 

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12 Weird Pieces of Sports Kitsch We Found on Etsy

12 Weird Pieces of Sports Kitsch We Found on Etsy

Want a rusted old basketball hoop for $150. Nobody does, yet Etsy still has us covered. 

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Dion Waiters Signs $2.9 Million Deal With Miami Heat

Dion Waiters Signs $2.9 Million Deal With Miami Heat

Dion Waiters has agreed to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and signed a one-year deal worth $2.9 million with the Miami Heat’s Room Exception. Also according to the report by the Associated Press, Waiters will be with the team for one year but will also be given the option for the second year, which will then […]

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Yao Ming Reveals Rockets Teammates Got His Name Wrong At First

Yao Ming Reveals Rockets Teammates Got His Name Wrong At First

Despite coming from a foreign country, Yao Ming quickly adjusted to American culture and got along very well with with players like Steve Francis and Cuttino Mobley back when he was drafted in 2002. He’s now one of Houston Rockets’ greatest players and soon-to-be Hall of Famer. But as it turns out, Yao’s adjustment wasn’t entirely easy. Heck, his […]

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How the 3-Pointer Is Changing The NBA [VIDEO]

How the 3-Pointer Is Changing The NBA [VIDEO]

The NBA is undergoing a radical shift based on the Moreyball approach and an obsession with Points Per Possession. Check out this clip brought to you by WIRED as they take a deeper look at the trend with actual cut-up construction paper.

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Kevin Durant Still Using Oklahoma City Thunder Keychain

Kevin Durant Still Using Oklahoma City Thunder Keychain

Someone seems to be having a hard time letting go… of an old keychain, that is. Kevin Durant, who recently shocked the world about his decision to join the Golden State Warriors, has been super busy all summer, especially now that he’s preparing for the Rio Olympics. Too busy, in fact, to notice that he’s still […]

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Shaunie O’Neil Slams Ayesha Curry For “NBA Is Rigged” Tweet (Video)

Shaunie O’Neil Slams Ayesha Curry For “NBA Is Rigged” Tweet (Video)

Ayesha Curry’s infamous rage-fueled tweet that “the NBA is rigged”–after her husband Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors lost in Game 6 of the Finals–didn’t sit well with Shaq’s ex-wife, Shaunie O’Neil. Shaunie, who is the executive producer of the reality show “Basketball Wives,” explained that the comment was not only plain stupid but also […]

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The 10 Biggest NBA Free Agency Moves

The 10 Biggest NBA Free Agency Moves

This has been the most spectacular week of free agency in NBA history. We break down all the best NBA free agency moves. 

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What Happened to these 15 Great NBA Teams that Signed Great Players?

What Happened to these 15 Great NBA Teams that Signed Great Players?

With the Kevin Durant bombshell, we took a look throughout all NBA history to find other examples of already-solid teams adding superstars to their lineups. 

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Kevin Durant Is Joining The Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant Is Joining The Golden State Warriors

Here’s something that shocked NBA fans on Monday. In a pretty shocking announcement via The Players’ Tribune, Kevin Durant revealed that he has experienced “by far the most challenging few weeks in my professional life” he has decided to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. Durant is now expected to sign a two-year […]

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20 Fascinating Facts about Buddy Ryan and Pat Summitt

20 Fascinating Facts about Buddy Ryan and Pat Summitt

Two amazing legends have passed away. We break down what made them so special. 

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15 Fascinating Facts about Cleveland’s NBA Championship

15 Fascinating Facts about Cleveland’s NBA Championship

History has been made with the greatest narrative in sports history. Game 7 was spectacular: We’ll break it down with all the records that fell and facts that will be spoke of for decades. 

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10 Fascinating Facts about NBA Finals Game 7s

10 Fascinating Facts about NBA Finals Game 7s

The Cavs and the Warriors are going the distance! We examined the rich and fact-filled history of NBA Finals game 7s. 

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Kevin Love Trolled By The Internet With Fake High Five Rejection (VIdeo)

There has definitely been a lot of drama going on in the heated NBA Finals, but here’s something that we can at least laugh (and cringe) about. On Monday night’s Game 5 in Oakland, we all saw Kevin Love try to high five teammate LeBron James during the first half of the Cavs vs. Warriors game… and […]

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