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Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees to join the Seattle Mariners, but that didn't stop him from holding his joint charity event in Brooklyn with friend and former teammate CC Sabathia. Cano's RC22 foundation and Sabathia's PitCCh foundation held a celebrity charity basketball game at the Barclay's Center raising $1,040,000.

Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony were honorary team captains. I played alongside Terrell Owens, Rapper Fabolous, DJ Khaled and more representing Team Cano. Chris Brown led all scorers with 23 points for Team CC.

I caught up with CC and Cano to discuss their love for New York and the game of basketball.

And yes, of course our team won by 2 points! #TeamCano 

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Kevin Durant's representation, Roc Nation Sports, informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

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Kevin Durant's representation has informed Nike that it has a $265M-$285M deal from Under Armour. Nike has the right to match.

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- LeBron James and his two sons are getting their hands dirty in helping to rehab a house in the NBA star's Akron hometown.

Let's Watch a Baby Seal Try to Surf

By on August 4, 2014

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Seals and surfers should be friends.

Both parties are constantly cruising the waves, looking for fun and doing their best to avoid being digested by sharks.

I like to believe these shared experiences led to the unlikely friendship two surfers formed with a baby seal off the northeast coast of England.

BBC (h/t Laken Litman of For the Win) reports that surfers Matt Stanley and Andrew Flounders encountered the seal while carving the waters off Amble in Northumberland. A GoPro camera mounted on Stanley's board captured some incredibly precious video of the seal swimming up and attempting to balance on their boards.

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Tony Parker tied the knot with fiancée Axelle Francine at a ceremony in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, a source tells PEOPLE.

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Marshawn Lynch's mother, Delisa, is very, very angry.

The woman who brought Beast Mode into this world isn’t taking kindly to a recent ESPN article suggesting the Seattle Seahawks could still be a Super Bowl-caliber team without her son.

Deadspin’s Sean Newell (h/t Andrew Doughty of NextImpulseSports) spotted the ESPN article that triggered Delisa "Sunshine" Lynch’s wrath. 

Penned by ESPN Seattle Seahawks reporter Terry Blount, the article approaches the running back's holdout in a measured manner. Blount gives Lynch his due, calling him "one of the best running backs in the NFL." 

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Andre Reed needed to set some things straight this July.

New York magazine's Reeves Wiedeman (h/t Mike Rodak of ESPN.com) published a story Tuesday about a sit-down the Buffalo Bills great had with members of the "Buffalo Fan Alliance." In their discussion, the soon-to-be Hall of Fame inductee let some candid thoughts fly about Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and singer Jon Bon Jovi's alleged intentions to move the Bills to Toronto.

Wiedeman reports that during his talk with the Alliance, Reed noticed a television show displaying a tweet Manziel sent to LeBron James after the latter's decision to return to the Cavaliers. This message sat poorly with Reed, who called the Browns first-round draft pick a "rookie b---h."

"Who the f--k is Johnny Manziel?" Reed said. "LeBron ain't your guy! You're not 'Johnny Football.' You're 'Johnny Rookie B---h.' ... They'd boo that m----------r outta here [Buffalo]. The fans would put him in his place."

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Heather Furr ran out of cares to give earlier this month during a game against the Green Bay Chill.

The Chicago Bliss quarterback rushed in a touchdown against an overwhelmed and visibly upset Chill defense.

A glutton for theatrics, Furr then rubbed hops in the wound by drinking a fan’s beer in their end zone. Joe Kinsey of Busted Coverage spotted the video, which the Legends League is quite proud of.

The league posted the video to YouTube with an “About” description shooting darts at Roger Goodell:

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Being a No. 1 NBA draft pick comes with a lot of pressure and responsibility. Especially if you weren't expecting to be selected first overall like Anthony Bennett was in 2013. After a highly criticized rookie campaign, Bennett has slimmed down to his preferred playing weight, changed his diet and dedicated himself to work in the gym.

With LeBron James returning to Cleveland, the Cavaliers have immediately become a contender in the Eastern Conference. I caught up with Bennett in Las Vegas to discuss playing with James and rookie Andrew Wiggins, and to gauge his confidence level after a strong showing during the NBA Summer League.

Do you think Bennett can change the minds of his critics? Comment below.

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