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Michigan’s Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college

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Juwan Howard was officially hired by Michigan, his alma mater, as the head basketball coach on Wednesday, accepting a five-year deal starting at $2 million annually. “I am very excited about the opportunity to lead the University of Michigan’s storied basketball program,” Howard said in a statement. “As a ‘Michigan Man,’ I know the place […]

Deontay Wilder KOs Dominic Breazeale in Round 1

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WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder delivered the 40th knockout of his career in devastating fashion, sending mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale flat on his back with a trademark right hand in front of a raucous crowd at Barclays Center.

Canelo Alvarez wins unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs

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Canelo Alvarez sought to out-box a boxer. He did that, and, in the end, also didn’t bow to a significant size disadvantage. Mexico’s Alvarez added a third middleweight belt to his collection Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena by defeating Brooklyn’s Daniel Jacobs by judges’ scores of 115-113, 115-113 and 116-112. By taking Jacobs’ former International […]

The New Creative Director For Puma Basketball Is Jay-Z

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According to ESPN, Jay has been officially named Creative Director at PUMA Basketball. The news follows PUMA signing three major NBA prospects — Deandre Ayton, Marvin Bagley III and Zhaire Smith — to multiyear footwear and apparel endorsement deals. All three are expected to be first-round picks in this year’s Draft and also serve as the […]

BIG3 Names Clyde Drexler as New Commissioner

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Ice Cube’s BIG3 league has just named a new commissioner: NBA legend Clyde Drexler. The league announced Thursday (March 15) that the Hall of Famer has signed a three-year deal to become the commissioner, replacing Roger Mason Jr., who was terminated earlier this week. “Clyde is a consummate professional, revered businessman and indisputably one of […]

Deontay Wilder KOs Luis Ortiz to Remain Undefeated, Retains Title

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Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder remained undefeated on Saturday night (March 3) and retained his WBC title, after knocking out Luis Ortiz. In the main event at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) finished his challenger in spectacular fashion in the 10th round, when he unleasehd a ferocious assault that floored Ortiz twice and […]

LeBron James Becomes the Seventh and Youngest Player to Score 30,000 Career Points [Video]

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Lebron James has officially scored 30,000 points during his career — making him the seventh and youngest player in NBA history to do so. Welcome to the 30K club, LeBron James! pic.twitter.com/7KFiQft8XJ — Dime on UPROXX (@DimeUPROXX) January 24, 2018 via Complex: The other members of this prestigious club include the still-active Dirk Nowitzki, Wilt Chamberlain […]

Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Among 2018 Hall of Fame Candidates

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Two of the greatest floor generals in NBA history, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash, are among the eligible candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018. Kidd and Nash rank second and third in career assists, respectively. Both should be an automatic selection for the Hall of Fame. Kidd is third […]

Is Floyd Mayweather Planning 50th Fight With Danny Garcia?

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Floyd Mayweather has maintained that he is “officially” retired while traveling the world, but did he just reveal plans for a 50th fight? In a recent interview, he was asked about the upcoming fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, to which he said he could shut down the bout quickly… by un-retiring and fighting […]