• Larry Bird always knew his style of play would break his body, but he couldn't stop
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    Larry Bird always knew his style of play would break his body, but he couldn't stop

    This summer will mark the 25th anniversary of Larry Bird’s retirement from professional basketball. The Legend remains one of the most revered and decorated players in the history of the sport — a 12-time All-Star, three-time champion, a three-time Most Valuable Player and one of the greatest shooters ever to set foot on a basketball court. Thirteen seasons of hard-charging play against some of the best big men and wingmen the NBA had to offer — plus another two full seasons of postseason games, which most players will tell you take an even greater toll on you than regular-season contests — did a number on the Boston Celtics magician’s body, most notably his back, forcing him to step away from the sport at age 35, just 209 points shy of 22,000 for his illustrious career.

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    Andrew Bogut gets into Twitter fight about fake news conspiracy

    Dallas Mavericks center Andrew Bogut has some controversial political opinions, and he’s not afraid to speak his mind. Nor is Bogut afraid to mix it up, initially, with writers and fans on Twitter about those opinions. On Tuesday Bogut tweeted something

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    Top fantasy football pickups for Week 14

    Yahoo Sports' Brandon Funston reveals three players that owners should target before heading into the fantasy football playoffs.