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  • fresh teaPaul George continues his red-hot February with a game winner in 2OT
    Paul George is averaging 38.9 points per game during the month Paul George hit a running, high-arcing shot in the final second to cap one of the most incredible NBA games of the season, a 148-147, double-overtime win for the Thunder over the Jazz on Friday night in Oklahoma City.PG GAME WINNER IN…
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  • fresh tea5 dream trades we want to see this NFL offseason
    We’ve got the perfect landing spots for players like Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., and Derek Carr. The Los Angeles Rams didn’t win the Super Bowl, but they came as close. The 2018 runner-ups had a remarkable season, and it was built on a strong, youthful core and several big-name additions t…
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  • fresh teaMLB is trying a pitch clock in spring training
    A 20-second pitch clock will be used in spring games beginning this weekend Major League Baseball on Friday announced the implementation of a pitch clock on a trial basis this spring, one day before the full slate of games begin in Arizona and Florida.For the first week or so the 20-second pitch cl…
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  • fresh teaPatriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution, per Florida police. What we know so far:
    An arrest warrant has been issued for the highly visible NFL figurehead. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting a prostitute, according to police officials in Jupiter, Florida. He’s now wanted by police only weeks after his team won its s…
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  • fresh teaPatriots are biggest winners in NFL’s compensatory draft picks
    The Patriots, Cardinals, and Washington all earned an extra four picks in this year’s draft. The 2019 NFL Draft order is officially set, and the New England Patriots just got a bit richer. The two teams that finished the 2018 season at Super Bowl 53 were each granted a pair of compensatory third-r…
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  • fresh teaTracking all the new MLS kits debuting in 2019
    The new MLS season starts March 2, so here’s the lowdown on the new primary and secondary uniforms you’ll be seeing this season. A new MLS season is on the horizon, which means we have a whole bunch of new threads to check out and weigh in on. Over the past few weeks, clubs have given us sneak…
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  • fresh teaMartina Navratilova cries foul over her words being used to block LGBT rights in Montana
    “That is just ridiculous,” said the legendary lesbian tennis star. The ACLU in Montana tweeted Friday that a transphobic opinion piece by gay tennis icon Martina Navratilova — in which she declared it is “insane and it’s cheating” for trans women to compete as women — was cited by oppo…
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  • fresh teaCalling out homophobia in sports is important, but few do it, say researchers
    A study found only one in four surveyed felt confident enough to challenge someone making anti-gay slurs Claiming to oppose homophobia is one thing, but taking a stand and shouting down bigotry is a whole different ballgame, and a recent study shines a light on just how few people will speak out. T…
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  • fresh teaMack Beggs’ birth certificate finally affirms his gender
    As a boy, Beggs won back-to-back Texas high school state titles. Now he’s on a men’s wrestling team in college. Mack Beggs is now legally a man, and there’s nothing anybody can do to change that.The wrestler who won back-to-back Texas girls high school state championships, both capping undefe…
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  • fresh teaAfghan soccer team fights homophobes who silence sex assault victims
    Women players who were abused say their league president threatened to label them as lesbians to buy their silence. Members of a women’s soccer team in Afghanistan are speaking out about the horrible sexual and psychological abuse they suffered, reportedly at the hands of their league executives,…
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  • Minnesota powerlifters protest trans ban
    Nine allies showed their support by taking the platform and letting time expire without lifting a finger. A memorable 2011 ad for a fitness gym poked fun about weightlifters who “lift things up and put them down.” But in Minnesota this past weekend, a team of powerlifters lifted nothing, which…
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  • Outpouring of love for Caster Semenya (as well as hate)
    #HandsOffCaster petition draws 15,000 names Olympic champion Caster Semenya is not alone in her fight to compete like every other woman athlete, “to run naturally, the way I was born,” she said. This is a race she’s running alongside an international pack of powerful people, as well as everyda…
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  • fresh teaPost Up: Raptors Steal Win Over Spurs in DeMar DeRozan’s Return
    Jazz 147 (32-26), Thunder 148 (38-20) Paul George continues to prove that he deserves to be in the MVP conversation. George scored 45 points in 50 minutes as the Thunder battled the Jazz to the last second in a double overtime thriller. It was George who iced the game for his team with a floater…
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  • fresh teaNico Mannion ERUPTS For 42 Points in State Final Four 😈
    Nico Mannion and Pinnacle Prep (AZ) defeated Gilbert Perry, 79-69, in the boys state semifinal at ASU’s Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday. Before the game, Mannion wore his custom warmup shirt with the label: “#overrated.” “I hear that all the time from the other student section, so why not mak…
    - 15 hours ago 22 Feb 19, 12:29pm -
  • fresh teaBrandon Boston Is a BABY-FACED KILLA 💀
    Brandon Boston may still have a baby face, but that doesn’t mean he’s not a savage on the court. The 6-7 shooting guard sports a smooth stroke and efficient playing style that should translate well to the next level. The 2020 guard has a diligent workout routine, so we trekked out to Atlanta, G…
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  • fresh teaKyree Walker and Hillcrest Prep Are SHANGHAI SHOOTAS 🏀
    Kyree Walker and Hillcrest Prep (AZ) had another phenomenal season, going 32-4, and basically dominating every opponent in their path. Earlier in the season, when Hillcrest made the overseas trip to China, they went undefeated, and Walker showed what makes him special. The 2020 five-star forward ex…
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  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I Would Not Talk About Free Agency’
    Giannis Antetokounmpo says he would keep things quiet were he in Anthony Davis‘ shoes. Giannis would “focus on just playing basketball” instead of helping feed the narrative. AD asked the New Orleans Pelicans to trade him, and the Greek Freak says that ultimately, “he can do whatever he wan…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 19, 10:55pm -
  • ‘Everything’s Become Real Cute’: Marcus Smart Says the NBA Lacks Physicality
    Marcus Smart would enjoy basketball a lot more if modern NBA players hooped the way it was done in the ’60s and ’70s. Smart says the League today is too “cute” and lacks the type of phyical play he thrives on. The 24-year-old Celtics fan favorite re-upped in Boston on a four-year, $52 milli…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 19, 10:30pm -

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