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Calvin Johnson Officially Retires From NFL at Age 30

Calvin Johnson Officially Retires From NFL at Age 30

Calvin Johnson was so dominant as an NFL wide receiver for nine seasons that to get a feel for his greatness, all you had to do was play the Madden video game for a few minutes. The man nicknamed Megatron was preposterously, unrealistically effective in Madden. Yet — like Steph Curry …

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VIDEO Andrew Bogut Celebrates Stephen Curry Three Before it Leaves His Hand

VIDEO Andrew Bogut Celebrates Stephen Curry Three Before it Leaves His Hand

The Warriors have been praised throughout this historic season. Their brand of basketball is exciting to watch and they seem to be having so much fun coasting through the regular season. But that doesn’t mean they’ve been humble during this run. The latest instance came Monday night, when Warriors big …

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VIDEO Peyton Manning Retirement Announcement

VIDEO Peyton Manning Retirement Announcement

Peyton Manning’s retirement press conference got off to an emotional start Monday, even though the quarterback — and his team — had plenty of time to prepare his going-away speech. NFL fans had been waiting on Manning’s decision since February 7, when he led the Denver Broncos to a victory …

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Peyton Manning Informs Denver Broncos He Will Retire

Peyton Manning Informs Broncos He Will Retire

One of the most brilliant careers in NFL history has come to an end, as news trickled out Sunday that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will call it quits following a Super Bowl 50 triumph over the Carolina Panthers and weeks of speculation. The Broncos and Indianapolis Colts thanked Manning for his …

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VIDEO Miesha Tate Defeats Holly Holm for UFC Women’s Championship

VIDEO Miesha Tate Defeats Holly Holm for UFC Women’s Championship

Reigning champion Holly Holm (10–1 MMA, 3–1 UFC) fell to Miesha Tate (17–5 MMA, 4–2 UFC) via submission in the fifth round of Saturday’s UFC 196, giving Tate the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Tate entered Saturday as the second-ranked woman in the bantamweight division. Her win means that the highly anticipated rematch between Holm and …

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LSU Freshman Star Ben Simmons Ruled Ineligible for Wooden Award

LSU Freshman Star Ben Simmons Ruled Ineligible for Wooden Award

LSU freshman star Ben Simmons’ name was notably absent from the list of Wooden Award finalists, and it was revealed Saturday that he was deemed ineligible to vie for the award. According to ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman, the potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft didn’t meet the …

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VIDEO Lance Stephenson Era in Memphis is Off to a Hilarious Start

VIDEO Lance Stephenson Era in Memphis is Off to a Hilarious Start

The trade-deadline acquisition of Lance Stephenson represented a wager by the Grizzlies that he was misused and underused, that they would be the ones to figure out how best to deploy him effectively, something no one’s been able to figure out since the Pacers. It starts with minutes: Stephenson had …

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VIDEO NFL’s Dante Fowler Watches Brawl Between Girlfriend, Baby Momma

VIDEO NFL's Dante Fowler Watches Brawl Between Girlfriend, Baby Momma

A preseason knee injury forced Jacksonville rookie defensive lineman Dante Fowler to watch the action from the sidelines, a mentality that has carried over into his personal life. In video obtained by TMZ, the former Florida star selected by the Jaguars with the 3rd pick in the 2015 NFL Draft can be seen …

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Recap: Moves Made at NBA Trade Deadline

Recap: Moves Made at NBA Trade Deadline

Quick breakdown of the deals that moved 26 players with 18 different teams at the NBA trade deadline. Wondering what teams landed a superstar? Curious what players will be suiting up for a new team? Check out all of the coverage of trade deadline below. Tobias Harris to Detroit Harris will head to Detroit as …

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Former Wrestler Axl Rotten, Died of Drug Overdose in McDonald’s Bathroom

Former Wrestler Axl Rotten, Died of Drug Overdose in McDonald’s Bathroom

Axl Rotten, a professional wrestler who died earlier this month, died via an accidental overdose, according to a report. The Baltimore Sun reported that the wrestler, born Brian Knighton, was found unconscious on the bathroom floor of a McDonald’s in Linthicum, Maryland. Rotten apparently had pulled down the infant changing table …

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