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Boston Celtics, Bryce Harper, Donald Trump, Jerry Jones, Kyrie Irving, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.05.18 Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, in no way creating a coaching controversy by being the only owner in the league to take questions after a game, responded, “No” when asked if the team would make an in-season coaching change following a 3-5 start to the season. The U.S. Olympic Committee, […]

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LaMelo Ball, the youngest brother of LA Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, slapped an opposing player and sparked a benches clearing brawl during a game in Lithuania

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ATLANTA — Sweet-shooting wing Gregory Floyd lost his NCAA Division I scholarship offers when his grades nose-dived after the death of his sister. Bruising big man Nate Morris was kicked off the University of Mississippi team after arrests for DUI and speeding. Explosive athlete Nyang Wek was expelled from high school midway through his senior […]

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Diego Maradona, Floyd Mayweather, Kyrie Irving, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Magic Johnson, New England Patriots, Sammy Sosa, The Week That Was, Tom Brady -

Monday 06.25.18 Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, smiling through the pain, said “it doesn’t matter” that the Cleveland Cavaliers gave away his old No. 2 jersey to rookie Collin Sexton just one year after Irving left the team. Cavs forward LeBron James, orchestrator of “The Decision” and “I’m Coming Home,” “has no intention of hearing […]

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#TakeAKnee, Anthem Protest, Entertainment, Featured, LaVar Ball, NFL, Opinions, Sports -

Say what? Outspoken businessman LaVar Ball, who is the father of three talented basketball players including LA Laker Lonzo Ball, had a very clear message for NFL players who kneel for the national anthem: “Get out their league.” Ball said NFL players are required to “follow the league’s new protocol for the national anthem,” as reported […]

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Bryan Colangelo, Damarious Randall, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LaVar Ball, Nick Saban, Rudy Giuliani, The Week That Was -

Monday 05.28.18 Former New York City mayor and part-time Boston Red Sox panderer, er … fan, Rudy Giuliani was booed heavily by the crowd at Yankee Stadium when it was announced that it was Giuliani’s 74th birthday. Former professional wrestler Booker T, who famously told wrestling legend Hulk Hogan he was “coming for you, n—-,” […]

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Brad Stevens, Donald Trump, Enes Kanter, Ichiro Suzuki, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, Mark Ingram, Meek Mill, Rafael Palmeiro, Serena Williams, The Week That Was, Tom Brady -

Monday 05.07.18 New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, who referred to Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James as “Queen” and “Princess” earlier in the season, is now on the internet begging like Babyface for James to join the Knicks in the offseason. James, who just one month ago said the team’s current roster never had time […]

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Donald Trump, Julio Jones, Kanye West, Kevin Durant, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Michael Jordan, Russell Westbrook, The Week That Was -

Monday 04.23.18 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, about as proficient at social media as Shad Moss, said it was a “total accident” when he liked an Instagram comment that said former teammate Russell Westbrook was the “problem” when Durant was still with the Oklahoma City Thunder. A Pennsylvania golf club, telling Waffle House and […]

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Ball Brothers, LaVar Ball, Leaving Lithuanian Club, News, Slowed by Injuries, Sports -

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are headed back to the U.S, but not on good terms. […]

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Derek Jeter, Jason Kidd, Jon Gruden, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, LiAngelo Ball, Rob Gronkowski, Ronda Rousey, Shaquille O'Neal, Sister Jean, The Week That Was -

Monday 03.26.18 Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, who said he now makes more money per year as a pitchman than he ever did as a professional basketball player, was once failed by a marketing professor in college for pitching a brand centered on himself because “if you look at the climate of the NBA, big […]

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Basketball, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Lonzo Ball -

He grabs a handful of jersey with each hand just above his hips and presses his thumbs into the material tightening the jersey on his narrow torso. His eyes wander before his gaze settles on the floor. He absentmindedly twirls his hair with his right hand. His body language seems to suggest he’d rather be […]

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FBI Probe, LaVar Ball, Lavar Ball Pay Basketball Players, NAACP, NCAA, News Video, Sports, Stephen A. Smith, Video -

In wake of the college basketball scandal, an ongoing federal investigation reported by Yahoo Sports, […]

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Entertainment, French Montana Immigration Campaign, gun laws, Kanye Deletes Instagram, Kanye West, Lakers, LaVar Ball, Lavar Ball Lakers, Marc Rubio, News, Top Five, Trump -

“Black Panther” To Premiere In Movie Theaters Tonight: Black Panther makes its big-debut tonight, February 16, in movie […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, Kirk Cousins, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Ric Flair, The Week That Was -

Monday 02.12.18 Former No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and Humpty Dumpty impressionist Greg Oden was added to the draft pool of Ice Cube’s Big3 league. LaVar Ball, who is not his son Lonzo Ball’s agent, emptily threatened to not allow Lonzo Ball to re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2022 if the team […]

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LaVar Ball is up to his old tricks again! Love him or hate him— Lavar Ball is always up to something and in the news. And this time, his antics could cost him more than his reputation with LeBron James. During a press conference in Lithuania last week, Ball was asked about his biggest wish— […]

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Bill Belichick, Blake Griffin, Conor McGregor, Donald Trump, Floyd Mayweather, Kirk Cousins, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, New England Patriots, Steve Kerr, The Week That Was -

Monday 01.29.18 Part-time Lithuanian basketball coach and star of Eddie II LaVar Ball called Steve Kerr, who is likely headed to his fourth straight NBA Finals, the “Milli Vanilli of coaching” because of the number of All-Stars on the Golden State Warriors roster. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, essentially asking the timeless question “who brought […]

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Dan Gilbert, Jason Kidd, Jerry Rice, John Wall, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, LiAngelo Ball, NBA, NFL, Serena Williams, Tennys Sandgren, The Week That Was, Vince McMahon, XFL -

Monday 01.22.18 The NFL, proving once and for all that all press is good press, is being accused of corporate censorship by a veterans organization, AMVETS, for rejecting the groups Super Bowl program ad that read: “Please Stand.” Washington Wizards guard John Wall, best known for once asking an opponent, “F— wrong with you, boy?,” […]

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Big Baller, Big Baller Brand, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, Lithuania, Lonzo Ball, News, Sports -

The Big Baller Challenge, consisting of five friendly games that don't count in the basketball standings, was created so that the Ball boys could get some playing time against other players their age...

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Donald Trump, Floyd Mayweather, Johnny Manziel, Jon Gruden, LaVar Ball, NFL, Stan Van Gundy, The Week That Was -

Monday 01.08.18 The agent for former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel, displaying the art of the deal, gave the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who both own Manziel’s contractual rights and appear to be the only professional team that wants to hire him, until Jan. 31 to “work out a fair deal” with his client or […]

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Ben Simmons, Chris Paul, David West, DeMar DeRozan, Denzel Washington, Draymond Green, Erik Spoelstra, Gerald Green, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Golden State Warriors, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, NBA, Sacramento Kings, Stephen Curry -

With all due respect to Jack Nicholson, Spike Lee, E-40, Drake and Billy Crystal, Los Angeles Lakers courtside season-ticket holder Denzel Washington is the coolest NBA fan. So in honor of the two-time Academy Award winner, The Undefeated’s 2017-18 NBA midseason awards are named after Washington’s movie roles, other characters in his movies or the […]

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Basketball, Big Baller Brand, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, NBA, Robert Pack -

Lithuania was bitterly cold for New Orleans native Robert Pack. There was also a language barrier for the prized American import, who had played in 552 NBA games. And he usually was the only African-American to be found during his time off the court. But with all that came two championships that capped Pack’s 14-year […]

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Draymond Green, Eli Apple, Golden State Warriors, James Harrison, Johnny Manziel, Kevin Durant, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, The Week That Was -

Monday 12.25.17 Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson, who hasn’t played since 2011 and is begging like a caught-up husband, tweeted to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team low on healthy pass-catchers, “We both follow each other, I’m 3hrs away, I’m in shape, STILL have the best footwork ever & can be at practice tomorrow, […]

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Amateurism, Featured, JBA, Junior Basketball Association, LaVar Ball, NCAA, News, Opinion, Sports -

Lavar Ball might be the most obnoxious guy in sports – a carnival barker who has assured the world he has nothing but the best of intentions for his sons and their basketball dreams. He might also be a modern-day Earl Woods or Richard Williams, a Black father whose force of personality propels his sons […]

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LaVar Ball’s proposed pro basketball league for high school graduates is like those shoes that are supposed to increase your vertical: Looks good, but a bad idea for almost everyone. Instead, let’s fix college basketball so it provides a real education for athletes. That would be worth much more, long term, than what Ball is […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Chris Paul, Gordon Hayward, Houston Rockets, LaVar Ball, Riddick Bowe, Washington Redskins, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. An internet hoax claimed the Washington Redskins changed their team name to the “Washington Redhawks.” The Rising Hearts Coalition, a Native American activist group advocating for the NFL franchise to drop its longtime mascot, created several fake webpages, and stories on them, resembling the online sites and work of The Washington Post, Sports […]

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Basketball, Commentary, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA -

Boston College guard Jerome Robinson leaped onto the scorers table in the aftermath of the Eagles’ upset of top-ranked Duke on Dec. 9, raising his arms in triumph. His teammates were equally jubilant, only their euphoria disappeared within the thousands who rushed the Conte Forum floor. Here’s what I thought as I watched that scene […]

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Aaron Judge, Arthur Ashe, Giancarlo Stanton, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, Lonzo Ball, Matt Barnes, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball have reached an agreement to play overseas for Lithuanian club Prienu Vytautas, the team’s general manager/coach Virginijus Seskus and the Ball family’s agent, Harrison Gaines, confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The two younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball will both forgo their college educations to […]

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LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LiAngelo Ball, NBA, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Shazier, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. We may not ever see Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier play football again. That was the news ESPN’s Michele Steele reported after a phone interview with neurologist Dr. Anthony Alessi, who consults with the NFL Players Association. “It’s not good,” Alessi said of Shazier’s condition. “We’re not going to see him this season. […]

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The former NBA star tweets cartoon video of him dunking on nation's leader

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Ben McAdoo, Conor McGregor, Kevin Durant, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, LiAngelo Ball, PyeongChang Olympics 2018, The Week That Was -

Monday 12.04.17 Less than 24 hours after saying he would remain the head coach of the New York Giants “as long as my keycard works,” Ben McAdoo’s keycard stopped working. Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who has paid $303,637 in fines since 2012, said Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown “faked” an injury after Burfict hit […]

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