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Timing is everything

Allie LaForce catching heat for post-game interview with LeBron James

NBA fans have taken to social media to air their disgust after a court side reporter Allie LaForce questioned LeBron James about the passing of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's wife.

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If it ain't broke...

NBA fans are loving Drake's trash talk against the Wizards

Move over Spike Lee!

Millennials have their own celebrity super fan who is willing to sit court side and torment basketball players who often times measure more than a foot taller than him.

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Rapper Drake apparently is not a fan of opposing teams beating up on his hometown Toronto Raptors.

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Throwing heaters in the 'Windy City'

Sister Jean throws out first pitch at Cubs' home opener

Despite March Madness concluding a week ago, Loyola's Sister Jean is still grabbing headlines.

The 98-year-old nun, who is also chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers men's basketball team, threw out the first pitch of the season at Wrigley Field prior to the Cubs hosting the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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'You are easily angered, my brother'

Conor McGregor arrested after going ape at UFC 223 media day

Yelling expletives, walking around like a silverback gorilla and tossing guard rails and hand trucks like he was in a "no-holds-barred" match at a WWE pay-per-view only partly describes Conor McGregors antics on Thursday.

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How couldn't he?

Drake apparently made Doris Burke's life 'more fun'

Y'all remember when Drake professed his love for sports broadcaster Doris Burke last season?

Can you blame him?

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'A terrible accident'

WWE star Johnny Valiant struck by car, killed in Ross

The pedestrian hit and killed by a car as he was crossing McKnight Road in Ross Township Wednesday morning was former professional wrestler and WWE Hall of Famer "Luscious" Johnny Valiant, whose real name is Thomas M. Sullivan.

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Mint Julep

Horse named Gronkowski earns spot in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gronkowski has clinched a spot in the Kentucky Derby starting gate with the colt's fourth straight victory.

Named for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, the Kentucky-bred colt won the Burradon Stakes at England's Newmarket by 1 ¼ lengths on Friday.

For the first time, Churchill Downs is allotting one spot in the 20-horse Kentucky Derby field to a European-based horse.



Trained by Jeremy Noseda and ridden by Jamie Spencer, Gronkowski moved ahead of Mendelssohn on the European Derby leaderboard.

Mendelssohn will try to qualify for the May 5 Kentucky Derby through the main Derby leaderboard with a victory Saturday in the UAE Derby.

Another spot in the Kentucky Derby field is being allotted to a Japan-based colt.


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America runs ...

Dunkin' Donuts and Saucony launch new running shoe

With the Boston Marathon happening in a little over two weeks, two Boston-based brands, coffee chain Dunkin' Donuts and running shoemaker Saucony, have joined forces to launch a limited-edition running shoe.

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