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Derrick Rose to Knicks: Takeaways From Star's Introductory Press Conference

The New York Knicks officially introduced point guard Derrick Rose in Friday's press conference at Madison Square Garden following the 2011 NBA MVP's arrival in a Wednesday trade from the Chicago Bulls. The Knicks' official Twitter account posted an image of Rose holding up his new No. Show More Summary

Johnny Manziel’s lawyer accidentally texted a reporter his client is seeking a plea deal

Johnny Manziel’s lawyer accidentally texted the Associated Press his intent to seek a plea deal in his client’s assault case against an ex-girlfriend as well as his concerns about his client’s ability to stay sober, according to the news outlet. “He is very interested in working with us to arrive at some agreement,” Manziel’s defense attorney, […]

NBA Draft Results 2016: Team-by-Team Grades, List of Picks and Analysis

The 2016 NBA draft was about as predictable as expected. LSU's Ben Simmons came off the board first to the Philadelphia 76ers, followed by Duke's Brandon Ingram second to the Los Angeles Lakers. In fact, there weren't even that manyShow More Summary

Kyrie Irving Throws Yacht Party to Celebrate NBA Championship (Video)

It’s been 5 days since the Cleveland Cavaliers shocked the world by coming back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. Cleveland Cavaliers point guard, Kyrie Irving hit a clutch 3-pointer in the last minute of the 4th quarter to give the Cavs the lead and […]

Tarvaris Jackson Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot, Reaction

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was arrested early on Friday morning in Osceola County, Florida, and was charged for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Chris Hush of WESH 2 News reported. Hush added that Jackson allegedly pulled a gun on his wife, per the mugshot below. Show More Summary

Relive the Cavs’ Championship Run with this Awesome BdotAdot5 LeBron Impersonation (Video)

Charles Barkley may not think LeBron James is one of the five best NBA players of all time. But LeBron James does have three more rings than Charles Barkley, and that achievement alone is worthy of a new impersonation video from internet star Brandon Armstrong. Better known as BdotAdot5, Brandon Armstrong is the world’s most […]

Bulls GM: ‘We Didn’t Shop Jimmy Butler’

A day after trading Derrick Rose to New York, rumors continued to swirl about the Chicago Bulls possibly moving Jimmy Butler as well. Trade talks centered on the All-Star shooting The post Bulls GM: ‘We Didn’t Shop Jimmy Butler’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Diego Maradona Comments on Argentina, Cristiano Ronaldo and More

Former Argentina international Diego Maradona has warned his compatriots not to come back if they lose the 2016 Copa America Centenario final against Chile on Sunday. He also believes Portugal's over-reliance on Cristiano Ronaldo could...Show More Summary

HBO’s Any Given Wednesday premieres to tepid ratings and reactions

Ratings expectations were not enormous headed into the premire of HBO’s new Bill Simmons-hosted talk show Any Given Wednesday. While Ben Affleck’s profanity-laced rant about Deflategate certainly made waves, initial ratings imply that audiences are going to need some time to get as worked up. Show More Summary

Brandon Ingram Holds Lakers' Spotlight, but D'Angelo Russell Holds the Future

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — This moment belongs to Brandon Ingram. Eventually, the moment will again belong to the guy who was the Los Angeles Lakers' No. 2 overall pick only a year ago. After repeated free-agency failures and the decline of...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Was A Youth Baseball Shithead

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The Washington Post has a long, revealing feature about the childhood of Donald Trump, an extremely rude ham hock. We’re most interested in the section that deals with Trump’s childhood love of baseball, and the description of what kind of player he was. Read more...

WATCH: Sixers Pick Ben Simmons First Overall in 2016 NBA Draft

The Philadelphia Sixers, as expected, selected Ben Simmons with the first overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. Ben Simmons: "I'm ready to put in the work." pic.twitter.com/K8sCHmZVaO — SLAM The post WATCH: Sixers Pick Ben Simmons First Overall in 2016 NBA Draft appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Have What They Need for a Dynasty

CLEVELAND — In the midst of a week-long party that started with a title-clinching Game 7 over the Golden State Warriors Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers have spent the past five days capping off a historic run in Northeast Ohio. As...Show More Summary

Premier League Provides Response to Brexit Vote in EU Referendum

The Premier League issued a statement on Friday in response to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, and it insisted it will be patient before considering any future planning. Per BBC, the decision was revealed on Friday after polling took place in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Thursday. Show More Summary

Minnesota Timberwolves select Kris Dunn with the fifth pick of the 2016 NBA Draft

With Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown and Dragan Bender off the board, the Minnesota Timberwolves were up next with the fifth pick of the NBA Draft. Brown and Bender went a bit higher than some expected so the Timberwolves pretty...Show More Summary

Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez Real Madrid Futures May Be Affected by Brexit Vote

The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union reportedly has major ramifications for Real Madrid and their transfer strategy moving forward. Gareth Bale's future status as a non-EU player reportedly puts Los Blancos overShow More Summary

Thunder trade Serge Ibaka to Magic for Victor Oladipo and more

The Orlando Magic have acquired forward-center Serge Ibaka from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for guard Victor Oladipo, forward Ersan Ilyasova and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis (#11 overall), General Manager Rob Hennigan...Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft Grades: Full Team-by-Team Report Cards

Welcome to the 60 newest members of the NBA's exclusive fraternity. Ben Simmons got to join first, after the Philadelphia 76ers made him the No. 1 pick of the 2016 NBA draft. A few hours later, Tyrone Wallace became the last of the 60 when the Utah Jazz granted the title of Mr. Show More Summary

2016 NBA Draft: Denzel Valentine taken by Bulls at No. 14

The Bulls selected the veteran out of Michigan State. The Chicago Bulls have selected Michigan State's Denzel Valentine with the 14th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Valentine, the AP player of the year, had a senior year for the ages, and...Show More Summary

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