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Enough with the NBA Flopping Talk…Seriously

Andrew Williams is usually our guy that attacks topics with a heated passion, as you can see in his "Hump Day Rant" series, but I had to go at a topic myself that I'm just plain sick and tired of hearing everyone talk about

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The Daily Show Takes On College Football

In recent months, the NCAA has been under siege.  An always-present undercurrent of frustration with the organization has, seemingly, boiled over in this last year, culminating with the football players of one of its member schools suing for and winning the right to unionize

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Hump Day Rant Pt.9 Welcome Fisher / World Cup Prediction

Kawhi Leonard had 29 points in Game 3 (Getty Images).
Kawhi Leonard had 29 points in Game 3 (Getty Images).
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Spurs Ride Hot Shooting to Game 3 Win

MIAMI (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have a two-games-to-one lead in the NBA Finals following an incredible shooting performance in the first half of Tuesday's 111-92 blowout over the Heat in Miami.

The Spu

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Grading Ronaldo’s Passing [VIDEO]

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best soccer players in the world, and will soon be one of the biggest stars of the world's biggest sporting event - the FIFA World Cup.

Earlier this week, though, while his Portugal squad prepped for the tournament in New York, the striker tried his hand a different kind of football.  Take a look as we grade the results.

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Baseball World Not Getting What it Wants Tonight

Baseball fans -- and millions of people across the Pacific Ocean -- are going to miss out on an unbelievable opportunity tonight when the Yankees travel to Seattle to play the Mariners.

In the midst of a 162-game regular season, especially one that has been disappointing for the Yanks to this point, it's easy to overlook a 10:10 p

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Derek Fisher Is The Right Man At The Right Time For Knicks

The New York Knicks have an agreement in place with Derek Fisher to become the team's next head coach. The two sides are set to finalize a five-year, $25 million deal.

The Knicks have scheduled a news conference at 11:30 a

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Credit, Joe Bianchino
Credit, Joe Bianchino
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California Chrome Loss Good For Horse Racing

Everyone wanted California Chrome to win on Saturday.

Hardly anyone in the world – save for those who had a personal or financial stake in the colt’s opposition – was rooting against the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner in the final jewel of the Triple Crown.

We all wanted to see history made.  We all wanted the 36-year drought broken.

But maybe we shouldn’t have wanted that.  Maybe, when California Chrome turned for home with nothing left in the tank and finished tied for fourth, we got lucky.

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2014 NBA Finals - Game Two
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LeBron Shines With 35 In Game 2

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The air conditioning worked just fine in San Antonio's AT&T Center Sunday night, but it couldn't stop LeBron James from heating up.

The NBA Finals are tied at one game apiece after LeBron James scored 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Miami's 98-96 win over the Spurs. James shot 14-for-2

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Credit, Joe Bianchino
Credit, Joe Bianchino
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Disappointment Reigns as California Chrome Loses Triple Crown Bid

This wasn't supposed to happen.

On a gorgeous Long Island day - with over 100,000 bearing witness, with the last three jockeys to win the Triple Crown there to give their blessing - this wasn't supposed to happen.

California Chrome wasn't supposed to lose.  This rags-to-riches story wasn't supposed to end in disappointment.  It didn't deserve that.

But then again, none of this was ever supposed to happen, anyway.  

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Credit, Joe Bianchino
Credit, Joe Bianchino
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Four Expectations for Saturday

Horse racing is all about expectation.  What do you expect to happen, and how much can you profit off it if you're right.  Here are four things to expect on Belmont Day.

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Credit, Joe Bianchino
Credit, Joe Bianchino
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Belmont Stakes Friday Notes

After three weeks of building crescendo, the anticipation for the Belmont Stakes is just about ready to hit fever pitch.  In just a little over 24 hours, California Chrome will take to the Belmont Park track and run for his shot at history, racing's first Triple Crown since 1978.

Today, with the park itself, it seems, echoing his name, Chrome stepped out onto "Big Sandy" to do some of his final prep work.  Here are some observations from the morning:

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