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Heat to sign Joe Johnson when he clears waivers

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The Miami Heat expect to sign former All-Star guard Joe Johnson when he clears waivers. Johnson will clear waivers Saturday at 5 p.m. ET after negotiating a contract buyout with the Brooklyn Nets. Several playoff teams, including the Cavaliers and Hawks, pursued Johnson, but the Heat clearly moved to the front of his wish list. “If he decides to come [to Cleveland], it’d be great,” ...

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Broncos talks with Von Miller have ‘been good’

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Signing Super Bowl MVP Von Miller is quite high on the Denver Broncos offseason to-do list.  At the very least, the Broncos could give their franchise-tag designation to Miller, which would allow him and the team to table negotiations for another year, if necessary. “I’m excited about it. It has been positive,” GM John Elway said. “We’ll talk to [Miller’s agent] ...

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Report: Colin Kaepernick requests trade from 49ers

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According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, Colin Kaepernick’s agents have requested permission from the San Francisco 49ers to seek a trade. This report is much different than the impression new 49ers coach Chip Kelly gave Thursday. “He wants to be here,” Kelly told reporters. “He’s never expressed to me that he didn’t want to be here. He expressed to me that he’s excited ...

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Stephen Curry ties NBA record with 3s in 127 straight games

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry tied an NBA record Wednesday by making a 3-pointer in his 127th consecutive regular-season game. The reigning NBA MVP and 3-point leader made a 3-pointer just 78 seconds into the Warriors’ game at Miami on Wednesday night.  He shares the record with Atlanta’s Kyle Korver and has a chance to take the record outright when Golden State plays ...

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Jason Pierre-Paul sues ESPN, Adam Schefter over medical records

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New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed a lawsuit against ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for violating his privacy after he suffered a severe hand injury following a fireworks mishap on July 4, reports the New York Post. The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in Miami Dade County. Four days after Pierre-Paul blew off a finger in a July 4 fireworks mishap and was ...

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Hilton Hotels apologizes to Kyrie Irving for bed bugs

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Hilton Hotels apologized Tuesday after Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving said he was bitten by bed bugs during a stay in downtown Oklahoma City. Irving said he was not feeling well after discovering bed bugs on a pillow and ending up on a couch instead of his bed at the Skirvin Hilton. “The comfort of our guests is a top priority, and we are very sorry ...

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Rockies’ Jose Reyes placed on paid leave

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Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been placed on paid leave by Major League Baseball pending completion of his domestic violence case in Hawaii. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday. Reyes was arrested on Oct. 31 in Maui, Hawaii, after an alleged incident at a luxury hotel in which he was accused of abusing his wife. The case is scheduled for trial in ...

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Fan to LeBron James: ‘Just suck it up’

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During Sunday’s clash with thw Oklahoma City Thunder, a fan appeared to tell Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James to “suck it up” while he was arguing a call. Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue seemed to hear the comment and briefly turned toward the fan next to him. After his Cavs beat OKC 115-92, LBJ made light of the incident by posting it ...

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Watch: Denny Hamlin wins thrilling Daytona 500

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Denny Hamlin earned his first Daytona 500 victory in the closest finish in the race’s storied 58-year history on Sunday, winning by ten-hundreds of a second over Martin Truex Jr. “I had no anticipations of winning this race on the white flag lap,” Hamlin said, via NASCAR.com. “I didn’t know we had won. I knew it was close. I saw the pylon change and blink at ...

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Big Ben: ‘I learned every day from Heath Miller’

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Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller announced Friday that was retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons.  His quarterback for those 11 NFL seasons struggled to put into words what Miller has meant to him. “To put together a statement is hard because where do you start with Heath Miller?” said Ben Roethlisberger. “For someone like me that has been blessed ...

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