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Kobe’s Father, Mother and Grandmother Are Calling He and His Wife Liars

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Kobe Bryant is in the middle of a public battle with his family that is getting pretty ugly.  The superstar’s mother claims that he lied in order to stop the auction of his memorabilia.   In fact, his father and grandmother are both siding with Kobe’s mom, who seems hurt that her son would do such a thing to the family. Over 100 collectibles were set to be auctioned off,…

Former NFL Player Arrested Twice In One Day

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It’s about time that athletes and other celebrities stop thinking they are immune to the law.  Well this former Detroit Lions wide receiver has been arrested not only for the second time in one day, but for the third time in one week. I would have to say that’s three strikes. The Ex NFL player Titus Young was arrested each time in California. ESPN reported:  Orange County Sheriff’s spokesman Lt….

Tiger Woods Get Another Big Win, Tells His Critics that They are Wrong

Tiger Woods Get Another Big Win, Tells His Critics that They are Wrong

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Something happened to Tiger Woods when he was caught by his wife over three years ago.  He lost his swing, his swag and many of his endorsements.  It seemed that he was on the brink of retirement, since his life seemed to be falling apart in front of everyone.  But the sun is shining again on the career of Tiger Woods with a big win this week at the Players…

Falcons’ William Moore Arrested on Battery Charge

Falcons’ William Moore Arrested on Battery Charge

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William Moore, the Atlanta Falcons’ starting safety, was arrested and booked into Fulton County Jail on a battery charge on Thursday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. WSB-TV reported that Moore was involved in a dispute with a woman and allegedly grabbed her shoulder. “We are aware of the situation involving William Moore and are in the process of gathering more information,” a Falcons spokesperson said in a statement released to…

Derrick Rose Sued By Fan Who Claims NBA Star’s Injury Caused His Depression and Weight Gain

Derrick Rose Sued By Fan Who Claims NBA Star’s Injury Caused His Depression and Weight Gain

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Chicago Bulls fans have no doubt been missing their star player Derrick Rose do his thing on the court, as the NBA star has been recovering from a serious ACL injury since the 2012 playoffs. But one fan in particular has taken Rose’s injury and him missing the entire 2012 – 2013 NBA season (it isn’t known whether or not he will miss this year’s playoffs too) so seriously that…

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

New Julius Erving Documentary To Air In June

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An upcoming documentary will look at the life and career of Julius Erving, on the 30th anniversary of his only NBA championship. “The Doctor” will air on NBA TV on June 10, between games of the NBA Finals. The 90-minute program features rare footage from his ABA career. Dr. J later came to the NBA and helped the Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 title. One of basketball’s best-known high flyers, the Hall…

Eddie Jordan to Take Over As Head Coach At Rutgers

Eddie Jordan to Take Over As Head Coach At Rutgers

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Eddie Jordan, a Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach who once led Rutgers to the Final Four, is close to taking over at his alma mater for Mike Rice, who was fired after video was released of him physically and verbally abusing players. A source told the Associated Press that Jordan, a Washington, D.C. native, is meeting Sunday with interim athletic director Carl Kirschner to finalize the language in the contract…

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Out For Season With Torn ACL

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Out For Season With Torn ACL

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Kobe Bryant, perhaps the best player of his generation, suffered a torn left Achilles tendon Friday night, ending his season and putting into question his Hall of Fame career. With tears in his eyes, the Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar confirmed the worst news to hit the team  in a season already full of heartbreaking disappointments. Bryant sustained the injury in his left leg in the fourth quarter of the Lakers’…

Brian Banks Signs With Atlanta Falcons After Being Exonerated In Rape Charge

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Everyone should believe in second chances. Brian Banks definitely did since he chose to not give up on his dreams of being in the NFL after being falsely accused of rape, and serving 5 years in jail. Now all of his hard work ha paid off. CBS News reports: Brian Banks said signing with the Atlanta Falcons is his second-biggest accomplishment. The biggest was Banks’ exoneration of rape charges one…

NFL Player Made $390,000 Now Works At Fast Food Restaurant

NFL Player Made $390,000 Now Works At Fast Food Restaurant

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Terrance Ganaway, who just played his rookie season for the St. Louis Rams, is working at Jimmy John’s in Waco, Tex. during the offseason, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ganaway made $390,000 in his rookie season which is the NFL’s minimum wage, and now he’s working at Jimmy John’s 12 hours a week making about $7.50 an hour. But, why? Ganaway told the Post-Dispatch that he really just wants…

Venus Williams Wins Opening Round at Australian Open

Venus Williams Wins Opening Round at Australian Open

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Venus Williams won her opening-round match in the Australian Open against Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan 6-1, 6-0 in exactly 60 minutes. Before the match even began, Williams was greeted by extended applause and cheers by fans in Melbourne’s Hisense Arena as the announcer told the crowd, “She’s back and she’s fiery!” The 32-year-old Williams took control of the match from the very beginning. She served two back-to-back aces over 112…

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens & Sammy Sosa Denied Entrance Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens & Sammy Sosa Denied Entrance Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

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No living players will be inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame this year. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Sammy Sosa were all denied the honor (likely due to their reported steroid use), the Hall and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced today. Voters were unable to decide on a host of  athletes to enter into the Hall of Fame, with Clemens grabbing 37.6 percent of the vote, followed by Bonds at 36.2…

According To Autopsy Jerry Brown Was Sober When Killed in Car Crash

According To Autopsy Jerry Brown Was Sober When Killed in Car Crash

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Jerry Brown had consumed well below the Texas legal limit of alcohol when he died last month in a car driven by Dallas Cowboys teammate Josh Brent, according to an autopsy report. Neither Brown, a practice squad player, not Brent, the team’s starting defensive tackle, wore seat belts in the one-car accident on December 8. Brown’s blood-alcohol content was determined to be 0.0056 – nowhere near the limit of 0.08….

NFL Player Ray Lewis Planning To Retire After Playoffs

NFL Player Ray Lewis Planning To Retire After Playoffs

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The Baltimore Ravens say Ray Lewis will retire after the playoffs. The star linebacker told the team “This will be my last ride.” He has been out since Oct. 14 with a triceps injury, but expects to play Sunday in the wild-card round against Indianapolis. The 37-year-old Lewis says “It is time for me to create a new legacy” after 17 NFL seasons. Lewis was the AP Defensive Player of…

Legendary NBA Player Latrell Sprewell Arrested for Playing  Music Too Loudly

Legendary NBA Player Latrell Sprewell Arrested for Playing Music Too Loudly

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Former NBA star Latrell Sprewell spent his New Year’s behind bars — after cops arrested him Monday night for blasting ridiculously loud music at his house. According to law enforcement, Latrell was arrested for disorderly conduct following multiple complaints from neighbors about the volume of music coming from his Milwaukee home. Police wouldn’t release details about Sprewell’s arrest, but said they had received two noise complaints within one hour —…