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LeBron James Reacts To Trae Young’s Performance Tonight

Trae Young dazzled under the bright lights in Milwaukee on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. As his Atlanta Hawks tried to continue their magical run through the postseason, the 22-year-old All Star shouldered the load against the favored Bucks. Young dropped an astounding 37 points...
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Look: Amazing Record Set At NBA Combine Today

The NBA’s top prospects descended upon Chicago this week to participate in the annual NBA Combine. The week-long event gives incoming rookies a chance to show off their skills and athleticism just a month before the 2021 Draft. Keon Johnson quickly slid to the top of conversation at the NBA...
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Shaq Had A Blunt Message For Charles Barkley Tonight

Turner Sports’ Inside the NBA is like family and, sometimes, family arguments get heated. Such was the case on Wednesday night. Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal traded some jabs at halftime of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Barkley was arguing that the Bucks need to move Giannis Antetokounmpo...
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Look: NFLPA Sends Letter To Players About The Vaccine

Debate over the COVID-19 vaccine has spilled over into the NFL this offseason. Just over half of the league’s players have opted to get a vaccine, leaving many worried about the prospects of the 2021 campaign. The NFLPA negotiated with the NFL to make vaccines optional for players and protect...
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Legendary NFL QB Says He Had ‘Several’ Gay Teammates

Legendary NFL quarterback Warren Moon says he had “several” gay teammates over the course of his career, though they weren’t comfortable enough to come out publicly. Hopefully that will begin to change in the wake of Carl Nassib’s announcement. The Las Vegas Raiders defensive lineman became the NFL’s first active...
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5-Star Athlete Treyaun Webb Down To 3 Schools

5-star athlete Treyaun Webb has narrowed his list of potential college destinations down to three schools: Georgia, Oklahoma or Ohio State. The No. 34 overall recruit in the nation took to Twitter to share his final picks. “I Will Be Committing To One Of These Schools In August On CBS...
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Sports Media World Reacts To Jay Williams Situation

Jay Williams found himself in hot water after writing an inaccurate tweet earlier on Wednesday about Ime Udoka being the first coach of color hired by the Boston Celtics. The ESPN NBA analyst shared the message from his personal account earlier in the afternoon, but the tweet was soon deleted after numerous other users quickly pointed out that the claim was false. Bill Russell, Tom Sanders, K.C. Jones, M.L. Carr and Doc Rivers all coached the Celtics prior to Udoka’s hiring.
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Sports World Reacts To Robert Griffin III Situation

Robert Griffin III has the social media world buzzing on Wednesday evening. That’s usually not a good thing. The veteran NFL quarterback is currently weighing his future. The former top NFL Draft pick is still a free agent, though he’s reportedly being pursued by more than just professional football franchises. Multiple networks are reportedly in a bidding war for RG3’s services as an analyst. Some see Griffin as the next Tony Romo-like analyst.
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Jay Williams Claims His Twitter Account Was Hacked

Earlier today, Jay Williams’ Twitter account posted a message of congratulations for recently-hired Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka. While the intent of the message seemed genuine, its contents were overwhelmingly false. Williams celebrated Udoka as the “first head coach of color” in Celtics franchise history. “The first head coach...
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Mike Golic Has Brutally Honest Admission On Leaving ESPN

Longtime ESPN Radio host Mike Golic officially left the company at the end of 2020. The Hall of Fame radio host was taken off the airwaves earlier in the year, when Golic & Wingo was replaced with a new morning show. Golic spent the final months of his ESPN contract working as a college football analyst.
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Former NFL Defensive Back Has Reportedly Died At 59

NFL reporter John McClain of the Houston Chronicle had unfortunate news to break this Wednesday afternoon. Former Houston Oilers cornerback Patrick Allen has passed away this week at the age of 59. Allen reportedly passed away in Seattle on Tuesday. His family is still waiting to find out the cause...
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Report: NFL Sets Deadline For Players Opting Out

Last year, the NFL had a plethora of players opt out due to concerns regarding COVID-19. That number shouldn’t be nearly as high this year since vaccines are available, but there might still be a few players uncomfortable playing. C.J. Mosley, Dont’a Hightower, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Damien Williams were some...
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LeBron James Reacts To Jay Williams’ Brutal Mistake

Jay Williams took to Twitter on Wednesday to comment on the Boston Celtics’ hiring of Ime Udoka as the organization’s new head coach. Unfortunately, he made a major mistake, calling Udoka the “first head coach of color” in franchise history. “The first head coach of color for the Celtics… &...
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Devin Booker Claims He Had 3-Word Message For DeMarcus Cousins

Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals came to thrilling conclusion on Tuesday night. With 0.9 seconds remaining on the clock, the Suns trailed the Clippers 103-102. As LA center DeMarcus Cousins guarded the inbounds pass, Jae Crowder threw a perfect lob to star center Deandre Ayton. With the ball just above the rim, Ayton was able to punch the ball home for what would end up as the game-winning bucket.
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Mike Golic Reveals His Plans For Sports Media Future

Mike Golic has been one of the most popular figures in the sports media industry for the past few decades due to his stint at ESPN. He’s no longer with the network, but he still plans on being a prominent voice in the sports world. Golic became a star in...
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President Biden Reacts To Carl Nassib Coming Out

Since coming out as gay earlier this week, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib has been receiving support and applause from people in all walks of life across the country. Joining the chorus on Wednesday was President Joe Biden. On Tuesday, President Biden issued a statement praising Nassib and...
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Look: DeAndre Hopkins Reacts To Deandre Ayton’s Game-Winner

In Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton delivered one of the most stunning moments in NBA playoff history, when he scored the winning bucket in the final second of the game off of an alley-oop inbounds pass. The center’s effort and finish were so...
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NFL World Reacts To The Scouting Combine News

Indianapolis has been the host city of the NFL Scouting Combine for the past 34 years. But, according to recent reports, the event could be on the move after next season. In a message sent to each of the league’s 32 teams on Wednesday, the NFL said it would start accepting bids from teams who would like the combine take place in their city. The winning bid would win the right to host the five-day event starting in 2023 and through 2028, per the Indianapolis Business Journal.
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ESPN’s Jay Williams Called Out For Embarrassing Mistake

The Boston Celtics filled their coaching vacancy this Wednesday, hiring Brooklyn Nets assistant and former NBA forward Ime Udoka. Right after ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news, Jay Williams shared his thoughts on the hire. “The first head coach of color for the Celtics… & even more importantly… he...