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Apr 21

Bengals exercise WR Green’s 2015 option


CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals exercised a 2015 contract option for receiver A.J. Green on Monday, letting them turn their focus to an extension for quarterback Andy Dalton. Green was the fourth overall pick in the 2011 draft and was entering the final season on his deal. The collective bargaining agreement allows teams to exercise …

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Apr 21

Bulls’ Noah the Defensive Player of the Year


LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — There were some emotional moments and some funny stories as Joakim Noah accepted the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award on Monday, like this one. The Chicago Bulls‘ center recalled a grueling workout with coach Tom Thibodeau. ”I told Thibs, ‘If we weren’t winning games, I would really, really hate …

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Apr 21

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson


NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Woodson had the Knicks on top of their division and in the second round of the playoffs, destinations that had become unreachable and practically unimaginable in New York. A year later, he was out of job. Phil Jackson fired Woodson and the entire coaching staff on Monday, making his first …

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Apr 16

The Sports Bank.net: New owner means Milwaukee Bucks staying in Milwaukee. Uhm, Yey?


Herb Kohl, Milwaukee Bucks Owner, announced today that he has sold the team to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The new ownership group means that the Milwaukee Bucks, or as I call them “Milwaukee’s Big Ten Team,” are staying put in Brew City? So yey? Excitement? Huzzah? Rejoice? MKE will continue to have a NBA …

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Apr 15

The Sports Bank.net: How dangerous can the Golden State Warriors be in the playoffs?


The Golden State Warriors were considered as championship contenders prior to the start of the 2013-2014 season. However, soon after the start of the season they didn’t seem to be as dangerous as initially projected. After a not so great first half of the season the Dubs managed to bounce back in the second half …

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Apr 14

The Sports Bank.net: Philadelphia 76ers fan starting movement to reform NBA Draft lottery


The Philadelphia 76ers are right down there with the Milwaukee Bucks in the “competition” to have the most ping pong balls in the NBA Draft lottery, and with that the best chance to win the #1 pick in the NBA Draft. The Bucks have been so horrible that they pretty much have that position locked …

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Apr 07

Police: Wolves F Cunningham sent threatening texts

Blog word.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham posted $150,000 bail and was released from custody Monday night following an initial court appearance for domestic assault charges, with the possibility that more charges could be coming from a second arrest over the weekend. Cunningham was arrested twice in three days after alleged incidents with the …

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Mar 31

The Indiana Pacers are running out of time to re-right the ship


The Indiana Pacers have turned into one big exasperated sigh of a basketball team, and while this isn’t exactly happening at the worst point in the season for that, the timing isn’t far off. Eighteen NBA squads in playoff contention are attempting to steady their rotations and develop rhythm before heading into the postseason in …

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Mar 29

LeBron: I’d opt out for $290 million


LeBron James says he was amazed and a little jealous when he heard Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera signed a contract Friday that guarantees him $292 million over the next 10 years. “I said ‘wow,’ ” James said before the Miami Heat played the Detroit Pistons on Friday. “I wish we (the NBA) didn’t have …

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Mar 26

The Sports Bank.net: Eight ways the NBA can duplicate the excitement of March Madness


March madness has been my favorite time of year for…well a very long time. This year however I’m finding out a lot of other people feel the exact same way. Or at least they’re expressing it more in social media. I’m hearing a lot more “March madness is the best days of the sports calendar,” …

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