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MMA Quick Hits

@mister3mma on twitter – Featherweight prospect Connor McGregor looked impressive in his first round stoppage of Diego Brandao. The Irishman went on to call out top 10 fighter Dustin Poirier & the fight has been set for UFC 178 in September. If Connor wins, expect a title shot to follow. – The Saturday night fights

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RETURN OF THE KING: Clevelands Takes Back Lebron Like A Pathetic Ex

Lebron James has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers after a four year hiatus with the Miami Heat and just to show you how completely pathetic Cleveland is they took him back with open arms. Jesus Christ Cleveland could you act more like a broken hearted high school girlfriend? Let’s break down the timeline of this

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Richard Sherman, Jamal Crawford Give Back to Seattle

@jeremyjoemills on Twitter The Seattle Summer Pro-Am had one of its most legendary days on Sunday, thanks in large part to Richard Sherman. Sherman held his second-annual celebrity softball game, benefiting his Blanket Coverage foundation, at Safeco Field on Sunday. Sherm’s celebrity game drew more than 22,000 fans, which if you need some perspective, the

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NBA Summer League Catch Up Wrap Up

With the NBA Vegas Summer League winding down and ultimately coming to a halt Monday I thought I would share some highlights and interesting tidbits from the action. Now admittedly the summer league doesn’t have much to do with the regular season other than SOME of the players actually being on an NBA roster come the

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MMA Godfathers: Helio Gracie

@mister3mma on twitter A few phenomenal people change the planet we inhabit every decade, it would seem. Their consistent actions towards their ascension, their consistent efforts to follow their own path & their own inner voice that lead to a major movements in time, based on the steps they take every day. Helio Gracie was

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Striking Similarities Between the US and MLB

Of all the pro sports in the United States, baseball is the most representative of America and the people. Without getting into all the Ken Burns bullshit about the virtues of the game, what the game represents and its reflection of an ideology, I want to show you savages that a Major League Baseball game

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LeBron Deserves Love

@jeremyjoemills on Twitter. The LeBron power-moves have begun in Cleveland. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, James has reached out to Minnesota forward, Kevin Love, telling him he wants to play together, which has made trade talks between Cleveland and Minnesota a whole lot more interesting. The Cavs are battling with Golden State to land the 25-year

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Striking Similarities Between the U.S government and the NBA

The NBA and the U.S government seem to parallel each other. Specifically, the three presidential administrations of the past 20 years are reflective of the three biggest basketball stars careers of the past 20 years; Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James careers have striking similarities to the careers of each president’s administration we’ve elected. Our

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The Juggernaut Era of the NBA

“The rivalries are dead, everybody just wants to be friends.” The NBA’s radically changing landscape has become the choice topic of conversation of sports fans, fanatics and journalist around the country. Me and, the circle of armchair GMs I’m lucky enough to call, my friends are no different. Last weekend we re-hashed the situation for what seemed like

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Dawn of the Rise of the Planet of the Battle of the Conquest of the Escape from the Beneath the Planet of the Apes…

Don’t get me wrong by the ridiculous title of this article I enjoyed the new addition to the Planet of the Apes franchise “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” it’s just getting a little crazy with the wordage. The new film stars Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty and Lawless), Keri Russell (The Americans and

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Bustin a Cap In Your Luxury Tax

  While the rest of the sports media has spent the last couple of weeks fixated on the exceptionally large jock of one Mr. LeBron James, this isn’t going to be one of those articles. This is to help your punk ass with the fury of player movement that is the NBA free agency season.

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MMA Godfathers: The Last Emperor

@mister3mma on twitter While the art of combat is as ancient as the Grand Tetons, MMA as we know it is only 20 years old. While our sport’s stars shine is due usually to the cameras that are focused on them, there remain icons of this sport who’s legendary actions & their aura continue to

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Summer: The Best Time To Play Sports, The Worst Time To Watch

It’s the middle of summer, the absolute peak of sports for children. Schools out and unless you’re one of those “indoor” kids sitting in your room dressed like a hobbit jerking off to your virtual girlfriend, then you’re spending your free time chasing a basketball, a football, or pussy. Too often we find kids dreaming

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WNBA All-Star Break

The Phoenix Mercury holding the best record in the WNBA (18-3) at the break will also host the 2014 WNBA All-Star Game on July 19th. The hometown crowd will get to see three Mercury players (the Atlanta Dream and Minnesota Lynx also have three All-Stars each), including starters Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner, and reserve Candice

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