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Apr 21

Bulls’ Noah the Defensive Player of the Year

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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

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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 18

10 Friday Questions 4/18

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1. White chocolate, dark chocolate or milk chocolate? 2 Have you ever watched the 10 Commandents with Charleton Heston? (Seems to be on every Easter) 3. Favorite character from the Wizard of Oz? 4.What was the last dream you remembered? 5. Current celebrity crush? 6. Do you like hot sauce? And if so what do …

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Apr 16

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

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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 16

Member Spotlight for April — Cjw

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Thank you, Cjw, for the time you took in helping me out (even if it did take a couple of tries on my part…lol). Good luck w/ that teenager of yours…have been there (several times) myself! Favorite all time MLB player? Growing up, I loved Gary Carter. Although, its hard not to say Kirby being …

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Apr 15

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

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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

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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

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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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Apr 05

UConn on to national championship game

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut didn’t wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time. The Huskies, the seventh seed in the East Regional, had outstanding games on both ends of the court to beat overall No. 1 seed Florida 63-53 on Saturday night. The win ended Florida’s 30-game winning streak, which began after …

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Apr 05

Jerry Jones gets booed in his own building

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When Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built a state-of-the-art stadium five years ago, he embarked on using it for big events unrelated to the NFL team he owns.  And he has; a Super Bowl, multiple college football games, and other activities have kept the building occupied on some of the 355 days per year when the …

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