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Bleacher Report

Food at major sporting events is notoriously expensive, but looking at the food menu at the Masters, the course at Augusta bucks the trend by keeping their prices affordable.  

You can enjoy a filling meal for less than $10 and have money to spare. Not bad. 

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Rajon Rondo should be getting a call from the league office for this epic flop against the Hawks last night.

The Boston Celtics point guard falls without being touched by Atlanta's Jeff Teague.

It didn't help. The Celtics lost 105-97.

 

[Deadspin]

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Keyshawn Johnson Jr., left, spent time on campus with 7-on-7 teammate Darnay Holmes.
Credit: Keyshawn Johnson Sr.

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. is just a high school freshman, but a flurry of early scholarship offers have quickly accelerated his recruiting process. The Southern California wide receiver spent Wednesday at Ohio State with his father, former NFL Pro Bowler Keyshawn Johnson Sr.

They watched Buckeyes coaches and players go about their business on the practice field and in meetings. It gave Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer an opportunity to showcase his program for the suddenly coveted Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School standout.

"I loved the atmosphere," Johnson Jr. told Bleacher Report. "It's a good fit for me."

His father also approved.

"Urban Meyer is a guy you can trust with your kid," he said.

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YouTube screenshot

Livestock handling is not Mike Greenberg’s business. 

Nowhere in the ESPN radio host’s contract does it say he’s legally compelled to grip bovine udders until the frothy stuff starts to flow.

But this wasn’t a pen-and-paper contractual arrangement. It was a bet between two consenting adults, and therefore it was more bulletproof than any waiver or form admissible in a court of law.

As they’re wont to do each year, the hosts of the Mike & Mike show made their annual NCAA tournament “Sheets of Integrity” bracket bets. For the fourth year in a row, Greeny found himself on the losing end of their agreement, and as such, he was tasked with the simple job of milking a dairy cow on live television/radio.

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AP Images

Ceremonial tee shots are away at Augusta to mark the official opening of the 2014 Masters. Jack Nicklaus won this year's battle of the greats against Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.

All three men hit the fairway, with 18-time major winner Nicklaus last to go. The Golden Bear blasted a drive around 220 yards—past Player's ball.

Palmer, 84, came up short of the pair, but he still planted his ball firmly in the fairway. 

Nicklaus, 74, has won the Masters six times. Player, 78, is a three-time champion, while Palmer won four times in six years between 1958 and 1964.

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ESPN

In yet another display of his unbelievable athleticism, 6'11" DeAndre Jordan smashed a dunk all over the league's second-leading shot-blocker, Serge Ibaka:

On the next possession, he hammered an alley-oop pass from Chris Paul:

 

Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.


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B/R Video

Over the past three years, Nike has rewarded its signature NBA ballers with "Elite" lines for their respective shoes.

Nike usually makes a couple of tweaks to the shoes to maximize player comfort throughout the grueling playoff stretch, not to mention some creative colorways.

I stopped by the Nike Design Studio in NYC to check out the "Elite" packs for Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. For a more detailed look at Kobe 9 Elite, please visit Nike, Inc.

Which pair are you looking forward to the most? Comment below!

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Kentucky fans around the country were no doubt devastated after their loss to UConn in the 2014 NCAA national championship, but this four-year-old fan was allowed to act how many adults weren't.

According to Vaughstviews.com, the boy's father is in the Navy and currently stationed in Connecticut, so they're surrounded by UConn fans, but the boy still supports the Wildcats.

[YouTubeVaughtsviews.com]

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USA Today

The 2013-14 race for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award looks set to be one of the most hotly contested two-player duels in league history.

In one corner, you have Miami Heat forward LeBron James, two-time reigning MVP, and four-time winner. In the other corner, you have Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, the 25-year-old upstart and runaway scoring title champ. 

In the MVP race, you are either "Team LeBron" or "Team Durant."

But Team Durant has added one surprising supporter on Wednesday: LeBron James.

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via Richard Hamilton's Instagram

Drake received a lot of heat when a photo began circulating the Internet that appeared to show the rapper in a UConn shirt following the NCAA National Championship, earning claims that he was the ultimate front-runner.

On ESPN's NBA Countdown, Drake asserted that this was not the case. Not only was the photo taken before the game, Drake clarifies that the logo on it is not UConn's "U," but rather the logo of Kentucky freshman James Young. 

The photo of Drake and Richard Hamilton, which was taken a few hours before tipoff, can be found on Hamilton's Instagram. In it, Hamilton includes the caption: "Wit my family World Wide Wes and @champagnepapi at NCAA Championship Game. They Cheering for the otherside so off wit their Hea #holdat #Uconn."