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    ABC News

    Ex-Redskins RB Clinton Portis was ready to commit murder until friend talked him out of it

    Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis contemplated killing one of his former managers after losing millions of dollars in various investments, helping to wipe out part of his NFL fortune. In a story published by Sports Illustrated, Portis recounted a night four years ago in which he sat in a car outside a building, holding a gun and awaiting one of the managers he felt had ruined him financially. Portis had made $43.1 million in his nine-year NFL career, but most of it had either been spent or lost through investments or, one suit claimed, bank withdrawals without his consent. An anonymous friend, a television producer who had been trained as a family therapist, talked him out

  • Bryce Harper is pretty clearly messing with people
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    NBC Sports

    Bryce Harper is pretty clearly messing with people

    Not too long ago some rumors popped up about Bryce Harper wanting to sign with the Cubs when he hits free agency following the 2018 season. With the Cubs in town to face the Nationals, Harper was asked about those rumors again.

  • How the Chris Paul trade changes the Western Conference landscape
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    Ball Don't Lie

    How the Chris Paul trade changes the Western Conference landscape

    We haven't even reached free agency, and Chris Paul's push to join the Houston Rockets has already sent shockwaves through the NBA.