1. Jeremy Lin Has Lunch with Fired ESPN Headline Writer

    In a show of great character, emerging New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin had lunch with the former ESPN headline writer who was fired for his controversial headline involving a word that many Asians find offensive, according to a Newsday report...

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  2. Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose Likely Out, Hamilton May Return vs. Hawks

    The Chicago Bulls will likely get some help in the guard department on Wednesday night, with Richard Hamilton likely to return against the Atlanta Hawks at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, according to Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago ...

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  3. L.A. Lakers' Kobe Bryant Sounds off on Media and Clippers Hype

    Kobe Bryant has sounded off on the media comparing his Los Angeles Lakers and the revamped Los Angeles Clippers team this year...

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  4. Manny Pacquiao Is Worried About His Weight as He Preps for Timothy Bradley

    Manny Pacquiao has issues surrounding his weight a little over two months before his June 9 bout with Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nev. according to the Manila Bulletin ...

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  5. Frank Martin: Kansas State Coach Reportedly Headed to South Carolina

    The very animated Frank Martin is reportedly leaving the Kansas State Wildcats basketball program and taking his head coaching talents to the South Carolina Gamecocks, according to Kellis Robinett of The Wichita Eagle ...

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  6. James Kirkland-Carlos Molina Bout: Watch Controversial DQ

    After putting on an impressive performance and dominating James Kirkland up until the 11th round of a scheduled 12-round junior middleweight fight, Carlos Molina's night ended on a sour note after being disqualified at the end of Round 10...

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  7. Erik Morales Should Consider Retirement After Danny Garcia's Dominating Win

    The storied career of future Hall of Fame boxer Erik Morales seems to be nearing the end of the road, after being dominated by the up-and-coming Danny Garcia Saturday night in Houston, Texas...

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  8. Erik Morales Stripped of Belt After Failing to Make Weight for Danny Garcia Bout

    Erik Morales weighed in at 142 pounds, two pounds over the 140-pound weight limit for his bout with Danny Garcia on Saturday in Houston, TX, resulting in Morales being stripped of his WBC junior middleweight belt...

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  9. L.A. Clippers: Why Players Want Head Coach Vinny Del Negro Fired

    After a hot start that deemed them L.A.'s new team, the recent woes of the L.A. Clippers have the players wanting head coach Vinny Del Negro fired, according to Chris Broussard of ESPN...

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  10. Manny Pacquiao Will Fight Juan Manuel Marquez for a Foruth Time Before He Quits

    Although it isn't what the world wants to hear, pound-for-pound boxing great, Manny Pacquiao 's biggest fight towards the tail-end of his career would be a fourth bout against Juan ...

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  11. Tim Tebow: N.Y. Jets Reportedly Land Tebow from the Denver Broncos

    According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, NFL phenom Tim Tebow has been traded to the New York Jets from the Denver Broncos in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick...

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  12. Sergio Martinez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Being Held Up by Drug Testing Request

    In yet another case of a potential blockbuster fight being held up by a drug testing issue, Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

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  13. Derek Fisher Signing Would Bring Championship Presence for the Young OKC Thunder

    With Marc Stein from ESPN.com reporting that free agent guard Derek Fisher 's signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder is imminent, the signing would give Fisher the contender ...

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  14. Sergio Martinez Ruins Matthew Macklin's St. Patrick's Day with a KO Victory

    In a fight that was neck-and-neck up until Round 8, pound-for-pound great and middleweight champion Sergio Martinez pulled off yet another dramatic late-fight knockout win against Irishman Matthew Macklin...

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  15. Edwin Rodriguez Ready for Big-Name Fight After Making Easy Work of Don George

    Edwin Rodriguez won , in convincing fashion, in a unanimous decision over Don George on the undercard of the Sergio Martinez-Matthew Macklin fight, Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City...

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  16. Duke and Missouri Early Upsets Will Hurt General Interest in 2012 NCAA Tourney

    The emergence of an underdog is one of the best occurrences in sports. As the moment is happening there is a huge buzz surrounding the event. This was the case when No.2 seeds Missouri and Duke both lost within hours of each other yesterday...

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  17. Sergio Martinez vs. Matthew Macklin: Martinez Says He Will Knockout Macklin

    Middleweight champ and pound-for-pound great Sergio Martinez made his upcoming St. Patrick's Day bout at Madison Square Garden in New York a little more interesting when he predicted ...

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  18. Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick Almost out of $20 Million Debt

    Once looking like he may never be out of debt for the rest of his life, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is nearly out of a $20 million debt that was amassed while ...

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  19. Carmelo Anthony Clears the Air about His So-Called 'Trade Demand'

    With rumors about New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony wanting to be shipped out of the Big Apple swirling over the past 24 hours, Melo did what all sports stars should do when rumors about them start, come out and address them right away...

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  20. Brandon Marshall Traded from the Miami Dolphins to the Chicago Bears

    The Chicago Bears made a major move today sending two third-round round draft picks to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall ...

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  21. Pac-12 Moving Conference Tourney to Las Vegas in 2013

    The Pac-12 conference will be taking its conference tournament to the Las Vegas Strip, as they have signed a four-year deal with the MGM Grand Garden beginning in 2013 and running through 2015, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal ...

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  22. Dwight Howard Will Sign with the Nets on July 1st If No Trade Is Made

    According to Yahoo Sports , Orlando Magic Center, Dwight Howard will leave the team on July 1st if no trade is made by the March 15 deadline...

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  23. Chicago Bulls Fans Chant 'Overrated' to Knicks Jeremy Lin

    In a move obviously motivated by their pride and joy for reigning MVP Derrick Rose , Chicago Bulls fans chanted "overrated" as New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin shot a pair of free throws in the Bulls' 104-99 win at the United Center Monday night...

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  24. Ref Allegedly Curses at NC State Coach During Loss to UNC

    According to Adam Smith of the Times-News (h/t Statefansnation.com ), referee Brian Dorsey allegedly cursed out North Carolina State head coach Mark Gottfried after he argued ...

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  25. New York Knicks J.R. Smith Fined $25,000 for Tweeting Half Nude Photo of Woman

    J.R. Smith didn't take long to cause controversy after arriving in New York to play with the Knicks , as he was just fined $25,000 by the NBA for posting a photo of a woman in a thong on his Twitter page according to Iamagm...

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