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Kobe Bryant’s 60, Warriors’ 73 wins and one epic NBA night

Thearon W. Henderson, Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images Stephen Curry and the Warriors secure an NBA-record 73 wins Wednesday night while Kobe Bryant ends his career by scoring 60 points against the Jazz. The last night of the 2015-16 NBA season will forever be known for two numbers: 73 and 60. Two teams. Two sets of historic achievements that came together ...

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MMA legalized in New York, MSG to host first event in state

Before Gov. Cuomo put pen to paper to legalize mixed martial arts in New York Thursday morning, officials announced the first event will be held at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 12. And Cuomo, saying he’s not a promoter, asked that breakout star Ronda Rousey headline the maiden New York event. “If Ronda Rousey fought here in November, that would ...

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Indians’ Francisco Lindor loses ball in Rays catwalk

What goes up doesn’t always come down. During Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor lost a pop up in Tropicana Field’s dome, but he didn’t realize that at first. The runner-up in the 2015 American League Rookie of the Year voting raced toward the stands on the third base line — outpacing former Met ...

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Myers: Titans took Rams by the horns and fleeced them

Carson Wentz and Jared Goff are not John Elway, Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck, but the Rams are in not in St. Louis anymore and Hollywood demands big names and stars. So, this appears to be a completely one-sided deal for the Titans and a desperation move by the Rams. A huge gamble. The Titans sent the overall No. 1 ...

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R. Kelly ribbed for watching Bryant's last game on small TV

Frank Franklin II/AP Musical artist R. Kelly watched Kobe Bryant’s final game on an absurdly small television. It’s the remix to bad vision. Like most people with a shred of interest in basketball, R. Kelly tuned in to Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game Wednesday night. Unlike some of his celebrity counterparts who took in the game courtside, though, the R&B ...

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Adam LaRoche traveled to Asia to rescue sex slaves

Former White Sox slugger Adam LaRoche, who retired last month after the team asked him to dial back the time his son, Drake, spent in the clubhouse and on the field, says his decision was motivated in part by his efforts to rescue underage sex slaves in Southeast Asia. LaRoche and friend Blaine Boyer of the Milwaukee Brewers spent 10 ...

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Myers: Titans took Rams by the horns and fleeced them

MIKE STONE/AP Not many FCS quarterbacks are drafted in the first round, let alone drafted No. 1 overall, which is where Carson Wentz could go. Carson Wentz and Jared Goff are not John Elway, Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck, but the Rams are in not in St. Louis anymore and Hollywood demands big names and stars. So, this appears to ...

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Kobe Bryant wins his final game with LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant wins his final game with the LA Lakers Mamba out: Kobe Bryant’s remarkable career ended in a spectacular fashion as the LA Laker scored 60 points in his final game against the Utah Jazz, 101-96, marking an end to his 20 season career with the NBA on April 14, 2016. Daily News – Sports

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Rangers recall G Hellberg one day after Lundqvist injury

PITTSBURGH – The Rangers recalled goalie Magnus Hellberg from the Hartford Wolf Pack on Thursday morning, one day after Henrik Lundqvist left a 5-2 Game 1 loss to the Penguins at first intermission after teammate Marc Staal’s stick blade caught him in the right eye. Backup Antti Raanta replaced Lundqvist for the final two periods. The team is off Thursday, ...

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Von Miller refuses to stop trolling Cam Newton

Cam Newton can’t escape Von Miller in the pocket or the pool. Ever since Newton’s embarrassing Super Bowl performance, the Denver Broncos linebacker has relentlessly trolled his adversary, poking fun at everything from his overconfident attitude to his signature dab. His latest shtick was a brilliant Photoshop job on an Instagram post Newton made of him trying his hand at ...

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