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Marquette forward Jamil Wilson (0) celebrates their 71-61 win over Miami in an East Regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 28, 2013, in Washington. Wilson scored 16 points in the victory. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
  • Rory McIlroy rips 345-yard bomb during long drive contest and still loses

    An early disappointment for Rory McIlroy at the 2016 PGA Championship, but thankfully for him, it was all in good fun. Arriving on the tee ahead of the competition’s annual long drive contest early on Tuesday, Rory smashed a 345 drive that looked a virtual certainty to win the contest. Indeed, he was leading for most of the day. But then a dramatic twist to the story. More than six hours later, South Korean player An Byeong Hun snuck a drive 347 yards — just two yards past McIlroy’s — to snatch the prize from Rory’s hands in the final moments. Tough break. Rory spoke to ESPN about it afterwards: “I’m a little bit gutted,” McIlroy said with a smile. “That would have been a mini victory this week

    For The Win
  • Tom Wilhelmsen kicks all of the Pirates out of his bar after they refuse to pay tab

    Baseball, like all sports, is a team game. Baseball, like other sports, can sometimes be taken over by just one player who wills their squad to victory. For the Seattle Mariners, for so many years, that player was Felix Hernandez, who would put the team on his back and try and drag them kicking and screaming to a 1-0 victory. Saying Happy Felix Day doesn’t ring necessarily as loudly and as enthusiastically as it once used to. Don’t get me wrong, I still love seeing the King take the mound, but he is a different King this year. And from the get go of the game, it looked like he was going to be a bad king who needs to be overthrown. The Pirates jumped out to a quick and tidy three run lead in the

    Lookout Landing
  • HPE: Accelerating Next

    HPE: Accelerating Next

    See What HPE Can Do for You. The #1 Company in Hybrid Infrastructure.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Aaron Rodgers reveals the true meaning of Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' call

    Thanks to Aaron Rodgers, the mystery of Peyton Manning's 'Omaha' call has finally been solved. For years, football fans everywhere have tried to solve the riddle of the 'Omaha' call, only to come up empty. The frustration has finally come to an end though because Rodgers spilled the beans during a recent appearance on the HBO show Any Given Wednesday. During the interview, host Bill Simmons asked Rodgers who he tries to emulate at the quarterback position. The Packers quarterback mentioned that he'll occasionally watch film on guys like Manning, Drew Brees, and Tom Brady. During an extra segment after the show, Rodgers went into even more detail on what he likes about Manning "I like watching

    CBS Sports
  • Blue Jays walk off on wild pitch

    Devon Travis breaks for home on a wild pitch by Paul Clemens and scores the game-winning run in the bottom of the 12th for a walk-off win

    MLB.com
  • Cavaliers center is retiring after one season in the NBA, and he is going out a champion

    In the midst of the Cleveland Cavaliers' historic championship win, Sasha Kaun was definitely lost in the middle of all of the excitement. To be fair, Kaun spent the previous seven seasons with CSKA Moscow, winning five Russian League titles and five VTB United League titles, as well as a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics.

    Business Insider
  • Live Large at Marbury in Chantilly

    Live Large at Marbury in Chantilly

    Dreams do come true in this single-family community with a resort-style clubhouse and amenities! Luxury NV homes priced from the low $620s.

    NVHomes
  • Manny Pacquiao warned to avoid 'young Floyd Mayweather' Terence Crawford in comeback fight

    Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach will to try to ensure his fighter does not trade punches with Terence Crawford when he returns to the ring later this year. Just months after announcing his retirement from boxing, seven-weight world champion Pacquiao will make a comeback on 5 November in a bout with Crawford, Jesse Vargas, Danny Garcia and Adrien Broner some of the names considered for the fight. Crawford, 28, who unified the super-lightweight titles with an impressive victory over Viktor Postol, was named as a possible opponent by Pacquiao's promoter and Top Rank CEO Bob Arum.

    International Business Times Sport
  • Rudy Gay: Kings aren’t handling trade rumors right way

    Rudy Gay has come up again and again in trade rumors. The Kings forward doesn’t seem thrilled with that. Gay, in a Q&A with Blake Ellington of Sactown Royalty: You mentioned people are wondering if you are going to be here next season. I imagine you are like most of the guys in the league and try not to pay attention to that stuff, but do you pay attention to trade rumors and does it bother you? I mean it’s been pretty loud as of late so it’s hard not to pay attention to it. I think it just goes to, I don’t know, I think there’s always ways to do things and in this situation I don’t think it’s going about the right way. No matter what your intentions to do with your players, I would think the

    ProBasketballTalk
  • How Venus Williams Quietly Became a Successful Entrepreneur (and Why She Can't Go to Movies)

    Unless you've been living totally off the grid for the past twenty-two years, you know Venus Williams: ranked the world's #1 tennis player on three separate occasions; winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles; winner of 14 Grand Slam doubles championships; 4-time Olympic gold medalist... I could go on and on. What you probably don't know is that Venus has quietly crafted a successful career as an entrepreneur, launching her active wear brand EleVen, a clothing company that makes tennis clothing and performance women's clothing for yoga, fitness, running and dance. Venus has never felt she should just focus on tennis: she can be a tennis player and a student and a designer and an entrepreneur.

    Inc Magazine
  • Reintroducing Michael Harris Homes at King Farm

    Reintroducing Michael Harris Homes at King Farm

    Discover new, urban Brownstones in the award-winning community of King Farm. Join us to take advantage of pre-construction prices from the low $600s

    Michael Harris Homes
  • Brett Favre picked a rare but familiar Hall of Fame presenter

    After a 20-year career with four NFL teams, Brett Favre certainly had many options for his presenter for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in August. Favre chose his wife, Deanna, to present him at the induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 6. “Deanna is the best teammate I’ve ever had,” Favre said.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Chapman has trouble remembering convo with Cubs management about off-field behavior

    CHICAGO — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. After Chapman’s awkward introductory news conference, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein insisted Chapman understands what the Cubs expect of him after an offseason domestic violence incident. When the Cubs announced the trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, the team released a statement from Chairman Tom Ricketts saying they were aware of his 29-game suspension to begin the season under Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. Ricketts said he and Epstein

    HardballTalk
  • Report: Athletes at Rio Olympics 'will literally be swimming in human crap'

    Seven years ago the Rio de Janeiro government promised to clean up the water before the 2016 Olympics. Not only did they fail to clean it up -- it has actually gotten worse. According to the New York Times, recent tests by government and independent scientists have found the city's waters to be full of diarrhea-causing rotaviruses and drug-resistant "super bacteria," among other pathogens. This is the same water in which Olympians will sail, windsurf and -- yes -- swim starting on Aug. 5. "Foreign athletes will literally be swimming in human crap, and they risk getting sick from all those microorganisms," local pediatrician Dr. Daniel Becker told the Times. "It's sad, but also worrisome." The

    CBS Sports
  • Security Camera Systems: Going Wireless

    Security Camera Systems: Going Wireless

    Security camera systems allow you to keep your family and property protected from criminal activity. See why many homeowners are making the switch.

    Vivint.SmartHome
  • Reserve Ohio State DL Dylan Thompson academically ineligible for the fall

    “Do something. And underline that. Do something.” Those were the words of Urban Meyer back in May when discussing the status of Dylan Thompson with his Ohio State football program.  Fastforward two months, and Thompson did indeed do something, albeit it’s a something that’s not even remotely positive. At the Big Ten Media Days Tuesday, the OSU head coach announced that Thompson is academically ineligible for the fall semester.  That means the defensive lineman likely won’t play at all in 2016, and it could mean it’s the end of the road for the player in Columbus. Thompson came to the Buckeyes as a three-star 2014 signee, rated as the No. 21 strongside defensive end in the country and the No.

    NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
  • Did Red Wings overpay Danny DeKeyser with 6-year deal?

    The Detroit Red Wings signed 26-year-old defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a six-year, $30-million deal on Tuesday that carries a $5 million cap hit. Did the Red Wings overpay here? DeKeyser, 26, has established himself as a top-four regular since being signed out of university in the spring of 2013.

    Puck Daddy
  • Funniest Photos in Golf: RBC Canadian Open

    Each week, we bring you the funniest and most entertaining photos from around the golf world. Last week, players headed to Oakville, Ontario to compete in the RBC Canadian Open. 

    Golf
  • 2016 Dodge Trucks

    2016 Dodge Trucks

    See what's new for Dodge for 2016! Search for dodge truck deals.

    AutoDealsEverywhere
  • Grade the Signing: Marreese Speights Inks a Minimum Deal with Clippers

    When the Clippers lost Cole Aldrich early in free agency, it wasn't much of a surprise.  He had a stellar season and a contract above the MLE, which was the most the Clippers could have offered, was pretty likely--especially when Timofey Mozgov got an absurd 4-year, $64 million deal, setting the market for centers at an unprecedented high level. The hope for the Clippers, after using their exceptions to shore up the small forward position with Wesley Johnson and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, was that they'd be successful in bargain bin hunting at other positions.  This summer more than ever, finding quality role players at the minimum would be sifting through the table scraps, and it was a very real

    Clips Nation
  • Yoenis Cespedes caught a fly ball with his barehand for a fantastic recovery

    Yoenis Cespedes turned a potential embarrassing outfield mishap into an impressive display of hand-eye coordination. He deserves to be recognized for that. During the sixth inning of Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals, Randal Grichuk hit a fly ball to left-center field. There seemed to be some miscommunication between Mets center fielder Michael Conforto and Cespedes. Conforto let the ball fly by him as it hit off a running Cespedes’ glove. Cespedes managed to make the catch not with his glove, but instead, he did so with his barehand off a bobble. That catch’s degree of difficulty cannot be emphasized enough. For Cespedes to be able to focus on the baseball as Conforto ran by and to catch

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  • Kevin Durant’s “KD” restaurant in Oklahoma City closes, to re-open under new name

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) In the winter of 1998, Ethan Casson started calling professional franchise after professional franchise, begging them to get his foot in the door in any capacity. One night, a human resources employee for the Minnesota Timberwolves picked up the phone and Casson talked his way into a meeting. “To think that what started as a cold call of me begging an HR person to let me come in and prove my worth 18 years later turned into me coming back as a CEO is amazing and certainly very special to me,” Casson told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. Casson had to sell his car and some other possessions to raise the money to pay for his move from Boston to the Twin Cities, but the leap of faith has paid off.

    ProBasketballTalk
  • Success Starts With You

    Success Starts With You

    Find the online program that best suits your skill set. Choose from over 50 degree programs or certificate options.

    Capella University
  • Michael Bennett's contract complaints could signal trouble for Seahawks

    It’s still in the early stages but there might be some contract trouble brewing in Seattle. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is unhappy with his current deal. Bennett made that clear in a recent interview with the Huffington Post.

    Shutdown Corner
  • Aroldis Chapman's first meeting with the Chicago media did not go well

    On Monday, the Cubs acquired closer Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees as part of a five-player trade. On Tuesday, Chapman faced the Chicago media for the first time. Let's just say his introduction to the press did not go well. Predictably, Chapman was asked about last October's domestic disturbance case. Chapman, if you'll recall, was questioned about choking his child's mother. He later admitted to firing his gun six times in the garage of his Florida home. Somehow, Chapman was not arrested or charged. He was, however, suspended by baseball for the season's first 30 games under the new domestic violence policy. Chapman returned in early May and pitched well for the Yankees. But he never expressed

    CBS Sports
  • For Dodgers and Andrew Friedman, this is the time to step up, not stand pat

    With baseball’s trade deadline looming, the backward buzz at Chavez Ravine on Tuesday was about whom the Dodger would not be acquiring before next week. They’re not going to be adding Clayton Kershaw. He sat gloomily on the dugout bench and said he had no idea when he might return from his back injury. They’re not going to be picking up Andre Ethier. He stood in front of his locker with an unsettled wince and said he just hoped to return from his leg injury sometime this season. The Dodgers are hurting. And they are winning. They are fighting through the pain by playing their best team baseball in several years, nearly everyone unselfishly contributing, feisty at the plate, focused in the field,

    Los Angeles Times
  • Get to Free Faster with DD Perks®

    Get to Free Faster with DD Perks®

    Start your day with a free beverage when you sign up for DD Perks®. Plus you’ll earn your way to great rewards and exclusive offers. That's Loyalty!

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  • Ex-NFL QB Marcus Vick -- Insane Police Video ... Running from Cops, Captured at Gunpoint (VIDEO)

    TMZ Sports has obtained insane footage of ex-NFL quarterback Marcus Vick -- Michael Vick's brother -- literally running from cops during an incident back in April ... before being captured at gunpoint.  It all started at a gym in Newport News, Virginia -- when cops were questioning the 32-year-old about a warrant out for his arrest stemming from a civil case.  Vick spoke with cops for nearly 10 minutes before suddenly deciding to make a run for it -- shoving 2 cops out of the way, breaking tackles -- and SPRINTING down the street.  Cops gave chase ... but Vick is WAYYYYYYY FASTER (he ran a 4.42 in the 40 at the 2006 NFL Combine).  It seemed like he was going to get away -- but the cops stayed

    TMZ
  • What is Petr Mrazek worth to the Detroit Red Wings?

    The Detroit Red Wings and goaltender Petr Mrazek are far apart in their contract negotiations. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Mrazek is looking for $10 million over the next two years in his arbitration asking price. The Red Wings have countered with a total of $5.85 million ($2.7 million in the first year and $3.15 million in the second season) over two seasons.

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  • PGA Championship Long Drive Competition: Results, Highlights

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- The PGA Championship's long drive competition is back. The contest will take place on the 1st tee from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday at Baltusrol. It started in 1952, was MIA from 1965-73 and reappeared for the first time in more than

    Golf
  • See Soldier's Wife After Transformation Makeover

    See Soldier's Wife After Transformation Makeover

    Solider Returns Home, Cries After Seeing Her Transformation Makeover.

    Spot Sumo
  • Rudy Gay has 'no idea' what the Sacramento Kings are doing

    Rudy Gay’s no stranger to trade rumors. The latest round of rumors came a couple of weeks back courtesy of ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, who reported that the Sacramento Kings “are actively seeking to move Gay as well as big man Kosta Koufos and guard Ben McLemore” as they look to shuffle up their roster in pursuit of better results — like, say, a .500 record and outside shot at the West’s No. 8 seed — for what feels like the umpteenth year in a row.

    Ball Don't Lie