• Now Warriors' All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice
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    USA Today

    Now Warriors' All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice

    Truth be told, Golden State's former coach wasn't sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives and sizzling shooting. So rather than add another scorer, Don Nelson figured Golden State might be better off getting a dominant man in the middle to shore up the defense in the 2007 NBA draft. Nelson thought the Warriors needed Greg Oden. That was 10 years ago, leading up to the heavily hyped draft in which the Oden-Durant debate raged throughout basketball. And now, as Durant leads the league's most potent team into the NBA Finals while Oden is long gone from the NBA spotlight, it's easy to forget that

  • This Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend During A Game Of Flip Cup
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    This Guy Proposed To His Girlfriend During A Game Of Flip Cup

    Two college football fans got engaged during a game of flip cup and the proposal is beer-y adorable. In November, Bryan Cross popped the question to his girlfriend Chelsea Maloney during a tailgate at Florida State University, the couple’s alma mater, in Tallahassee. The pair, who lives in Tampa, was in town with their family and friends for the University of Florida versus Florida State rivalry game that Thanksgiving weekend.

  • Why Odell Beckham Jr.'s new Nike deal could make other NFL stars richer
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    Yahoo Sports

    Why Odell Beckham Jr.'s new Nike deal could make other NFL stars richer

    An old-fashioned bidding war between Nike and Adidas drove up the price for the Giants' star wide receiver.