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Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Phil Mickelson linked to money laundering for sports gambling ring

Phil Mickelson has found his name linked to an illegal offshore gambling operation, as a report indicates that nearly $3 million of his money was transferred to an intermediary who pleaded guilty to money laundering last week. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, 56-year-old former sports gambling handicapper Gregory Silveira pleaded guilty to three counts…Read More

Robinson Cano leaves game after being hit in head between innings (Video)

Robinson Cano left Saturday’s Angels-Mariners game after being hit in the head between innings. The Angels were warming up defensively prior to the start of the seventh inning and infielder Taylor Featherston sailed a throw over first baseman Albert Pujols’ head. The ball went into the Mariners’ dugout and nailed Cano in the head. The…Read More

Giancarlo Stanton reportedly has broken bone in hand

Giancarlo Stanton suffered a hand injury during Friday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he will be missing some time as a result. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Stanton has a broken bone in his left hand. He is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. The 25-year-old slugger initially hurt his hand…Read More

Bob Costas rips into Pedro Strop (Video)

Legendary broadcaster Bob Costas must have woken up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. Calling Friday night’s Cubs-Cardinals game for MLB Network, Costas absolutely tore apart Chicago reliever Pedro Strop after Strop gave up the game-tying home run in the 8th inning to Cardinals shortstop Greg Garcia. While Garcia’s homer was smoked…Read More

2015 NBA Draft recap/analysis: T-Wolves land slam dunk in Towns

It was one wild week in the NBA hemisphere. We were treated to more than our fair share of Boogie bashing, LaMarcus leaving, Laker leaks, Ridnour re-trades, Sixer smokescreens, and Vivek and Vlade vexations. And for our valiant efforts, we were rewarded with a draft night that was the perfect culmination of the religious experience…Read More

Kristaps Porzingis gets his American culture from World Star Hip Hop

Knicks fans may not have liked the team’s pick of Kristaps Porzingis at No. 4 overall in the NBA draft, but at least the Latvian will have some appeal with the urban crowd. Perhaps the greatest draft-related quote of the night had to do with the 7-footer. Witness the following from The Wall Street Journal’s…Read More

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