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For his Christmas party in Milan, fashion designer Philipp Plein took his 400 employees to the circus. He donned a red nose and performed magic tricks with Zippo the Clown while staff dined among lions and scantily clad tamers. To see Plein dressed in...
From: Wallpaper Magazine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Some times things go wrong during a college basketball rite of spring that combines excited players and coaches with a ladder and a sharp object.
From: New York Times | By: MARC TRACY | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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One of my favorite basketball anecdotes involves George (Iceman) Gervin sitting in the locker room, sometime in the late nineteen-seventies, after hitting a game-winning shot. Journalists crowd him asking locker-room questions: “How did you do it?”...
From: New Yorker | By: Thomas Beller | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were both tested but made it to the quarterfinals. Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka was ousted on his birthday.
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Noah, a Knicks center, received a 20-game penalty for taking a banned performance-enhancing drug. But knee surgery made it unclear when he can return to serve it.
From: New York Times | By: MIKE VORKUNOV | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Football is usually king on the campus of South Carolina. But, for this week, basketball rules as the men's team has reached it's first Final Four. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Gene Sapakoff, who covers the team for The Post and Courier.
From: NPR | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Donald Trump would surely be one of the best pitchers among all presidents, but won't let us see for ourselves
From: Salon.com | By: Jeremy Binckes | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Hiding in plain sight, a dusty, orange orb evaded subway cars, sweepers and even commuters in Manhattan for weeks.
From: New York Times | By: JACOB BERNSTEIN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: April Dembosky, KQED | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Rockets hope to be 'cold-blooded' against Warriors
From: ESPN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Cleveland is 6-9 in March, but Coach Lue has a secret plan.
From: New York Times | By: BENJAMIN HOFFMAN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Before the Nuggets flipped him to Portland for one of the Plumlee twins, Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic was averaging 17 disgruntled minutes and eight points a game. Since the trade, he’s started almost all of Portland’s games and has nearly doubled...
From: Deadspin | By: Patrick Redford | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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This bearded douche doing totally unnecessary acrobatics in the foreground is totally out shined by this old timer sinking shots.
From: FAIL Blog | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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LeBron says Cavs in a delicate state following loss to Spurs
From: ESPN | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Coach meets the press at NFL owners meetings New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo was scheduled to meet with media at the NFL owners meetings on Wednesday, but did so instead on Tuesday afternoon. The coach was in good form, and had a few interesting nuggets...
From: Big Blue View | By: Ed Valentine | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Eric Spoelstra is a Coach of the Year candidate because Dion Waiters (now injured) has somehow become an effective scorer. They are deep. Their defense is stingy. Hassan Whiteside is a double-double-every-night threat (but we already knew that). What...
From: Celtics Blog | By: Bobby Manning | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In my hometown of Hutchinson, Kan., there is a family-style Mexican restaurant called The Anchor Inn, and it is a perfect thing. By this I (...)
From: The Big Lead | By: Tully Corcoran | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Montrezl Harrell (personal) will miss Tuesday's game against the Warriors as well as Thursday's game vs. the Trail Blazers.
From: Rotoworld | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The second installment of Michael Grant's Front Lines series; a debut about a 17-year-old who can't feel pain; and the conclusion to Kevin Waltman's D-Bow’s High School Hoops series
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Which NBA teams have the best management? Worst?
From: ESPN | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The costar of Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" opens up about typecasting and life in Riverdale
From: Salon.com | By: Mary Elizabeth Williams | Monday, March 27, 2017
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'Tony Hawk' is the only 1-seed left, but there are plenty of classic games remaining.
From: With Leather | By: jasonnawara | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Oregon was supposed to be doomed by Chris Boucher’s season-ending knee injury. South Carolina wasn’t supposed to go deep into the tournament, especially after the Gamecocks lost their first game in the SEC tournament, a quarterfinal matchup. So how’d...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Chadwick Matlin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Some movies are both of their time and yet somehow timeless. “Ice Castles”—about a pretty, small-town, working-class teen who aspires to Olympic figure-skating glory, suffers a tragic setback along the way, yet ends up achieving an even greater...
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After a thrilling Elite-Eight capper on Sunday, the Final Four is finally set. Here’s a rundown of four big storylines that jumped out at me, along with the numbers behind them: Blue-blood battle The matchup between North Carolina and Kentucky lived...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Neil Paine | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Standing in a nearly empty Venice Beach parking lot, memories are suddenly flooding back for Ron Shelton. At the location for the first time in over 25 years, the 71-year-old director looks around at one of the defining landscapes of his career. Not...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Athleta is a new Italian sports magazine based on the first ideal of athletic competition, of surpassing oneself. Published from Verona by photographer Giovanni Gallio it focuses on imagery of sport, with a series of photographic reports from different...
From: Mag Culture | By: Jeremy Leslie | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s official! Malaysia Pargo is returning to “Basketball Wives: L.A.” and the premiere date for the new season has been revealed. Get those deets, plus check out the first look at Tyra Banks as the new host of “America’s Got Talent” inside…...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Well, what do we have here?  A new baller-singer situationship?  Looks like it.... R&B-Pop chick (and one of Kylie Jenner's besties) Justine Skye has seemingly moved on from rumored beau Wizkid.  She was all cuddled up with Miami Heat shooting...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Rick Carlisle lets Mark Cuban stay in the game. (Getty Images) In his 16-year NBA career, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has hired two coaches: Avery Johnson, and Rick Carlisle. [Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball: Get in the game and join a league...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Monday, March 27, 2017
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To get better balance, power and agility, kickboxing is king among workouts. Experts who have studied the sport say nearly everyone—even older people who might shy away from such things—can benefit from throwing a punch. Unlike most other types of...
From: Time | By: Markham Heid | Monday, March 27, 2017
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IT’S OKAY AND EVEN GOOD TO CARE ABOUT ONE SPORT The final seconds of the Kentucky-North Carolina game was an emotional roller coaster for Big Blue fans. #marchmadness #WKYT pic.twitter.com/4AZEFQ8Avi— Lee K. Howard (@HowardWKYT) March 27, 2017 People...
From: Every Day Should Be Saturday | By: Spencer Hall | Monday, March 27, 2017
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It was the kind of class where the students talked about deep emotional issues, like domestic violence or racism.  Maybe that’s why the cheerful subject line seemed out of place last week. “Stop and smell the roses,” wrote UCF associate business...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Gabrielle Russon | Monday, March 27, 2017
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As the colder weather loosens its grip, many of us look forward to dusting off some of our favorite summer sneakers that have been hiding away in the closet all winter. To provide some insight into the sunny days ahead, we hit up some of our friends...
From: Selectism | By: Chris Danforth | Monday, March 27, 2017
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South Carolina has proven Cinderella doesn’t have to hail from a small conference. In their first NCAA tournament appearance in 13 seasons, the seventh-seeded Gamecocks crashed college basketball’s biggest stage by toppling the likes of Duke, Baylor...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Monday, March 27, 2017
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It’s hard to overstate Daisuke Matsuzaka’s impact on baseball in Japan, where an entire generation of players is nicknamed the... Read More »...
From: NESN | By: Ben Watanabe | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Omer Asik dwarfed Chris Paul earlier this season. (AP) Omer Asik’s season appears to be over, which doesn’t constitute major news on its own, because the Turkish 7-footer’s minutes have steadily declined since he joined the New Orleans Pelicans...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ben Rohrbach | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Opening Day is gonna be gnar. Royals Rumblings - News for March 27, 2017 Danny Duffy took his Opening Day assignment in stride. “This week hasn’t sucked,” Duffy said. Boston Globe reporter Nick Cafardo thinks Raúl Mondesístarts at second, and...
From: Royals Review | By: Max Rieper | Monday, March 27, 2017
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To me Cress Williams will always be the guy who played that basketball player on Beverly Hills 90210.  I know that’s a disservice to his career as an actor but what can I tell you?  So when the guy is running around fighting crime or whatever he’ll...
From: TV Overmind | By: Nat Berman | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Mike Thibault and his wife Nanci have been present for most of their daughter Carly's important basketball games, in high school and college. But when Mississippi State upset top-seeded Baylor in Oklahoma City in overtime Sunday night 94-85 to go to...
From: Hartford Courant | By: LORI RILEY | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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We know Indian weddings are a lavish affair. But this is intense. Really.  A 17-minute-long dance act by an Indian bride has gone viral.  Though the video is two months old, netizens woke up to it yesterday and have viewed it 7 million times already. ...
From: Mashable | By: Sohini Mitter | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The law, which curbed protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, had led sports organizations such as the N.C.A.A. to cancel events in the state.
From: New York Times | By: MARC TRACY | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Washington Wizards lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 124 to 133 on March 29, 2017 at Staples Center. John Wall of the Wizards led the game in scoring with 41 points on 16 for 23 shooting. The Clippers' DeAndre…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | By: Rojo | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bothered by injuries and missing some key backcourt personnel, the Utah Jazz still managed an impressive victory Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Can Golden State keep playing its best with KD?
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A buzzer-beating shot by the Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez sent the Detroit Pistons into a tailspin.
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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LOS ANGELES (AP) J.J. Redick scored a season-high 31 points and hit seven 3-pointers, helping the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Washington Wizards 133-124 on Wednesday night.
From: Fox Sports | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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