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Maxwell Strachan is a senior sports editor at The Huffington Post. He was previously the senior editor of business and technology. He has also worked at Salon, the Center for Governmental Studies and KCET.

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Certainly Looks Like Some Weed Fell Out Of Kevin Durant's Car Friday Night

(67) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 3:54 PM

Kevin Durant was politely answering some reporter's questions outside a Los Angeles club Friday night when he decided it was time to go. But when he opened the door of his car to leave, he could only stand helplessly and act aloof as what looked an awful lot like a...

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Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak On Kobe Bryant Next Season: 'He Has Indicated To Me That This Is It'

(198) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 3:06 PM

Looks like next season will be the last in Kobe Bryant’s legendary NBA career.

"He has indicated to me that this is it," Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak told SiriusXM NBA radio on Thursday.

Bryant, 36, will make $25 million next season, more...

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Looks Like Draymond Green Got His Trash-Talking Skills From His Mom

(5) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 1:42 PM

Draymond Green is the one of the best trash-talkers in the NBA, if not the best. He single-handedly ruined Dahntay Jones' season after the Los Angeles Clipper had the gall to try and clown Green on national television. He is always jabbering as the trash-talking soul...

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Lil B Threatened To Curse James Harden, Then Harden Inexplicably Choked At A Critical Moment. You Tell Me.

(20) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 10:12 AM

James Harden and the Houston Rockets have a huge problem on their hands, and it’s not Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson or any member of the Golden State Warriors. It’s Lil B, also known as Brandon McCartney, also known as the Based God.

The Based God, as we will refer...

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Darrelle Revis Notes The Patriots Have A History Of Doing Sketchy, Um, 'Stuff'

(419) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 10:01 AM

The New England Patriots’ defensive specialist during the team’s 2015 Super Bowl run just came out and said what a lot of people are thinking: The Pats just do a lot of sketchy stuff, okay? Like, is anyone really surprised by this “deflategate” stuff?

[The Patriots] have a...

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Allen Iverson Regrets Just One Of His Tattoos

(5) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 2:16 PM

Allen Iverson doesn’t regret much, especially when he comes to his tattoos. But there was one piece of body art that he eventually decided was a pretty bad idea.

"I can say my kids, my mom, my grandma, my girl. And then everything else I love those too because...

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Let The Great Lakers Conspiracy Theory Of 2015 Commence!

(49) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 12:38 PM

Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers just “randomly” obtained the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NBA draft.

That’s right, the most popular team in the entirety of the NBA, the one team that the league has every interest in improving, was just “randomly” the only team in the...

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Kobe Bryant Made A Poop Joke After The Lakers Got The No. 2 Pick In The NBA Draft

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 10:14 AM

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Robert Kraft Decides Not To Appeal 'Deflategate' Punishment

(136) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 1:31 PM

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Tuesday that he will not appeal the NFL’s punishment related to the team’s “deflategate” controversy.

"I’m going to accept, reluctantly, what [NFL commissioner Roger Goodell] has given to us, and not continue this dialogue and rhetoric," Kraft said of the punishment...

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Allen Iverson Has Some Thoughtful, Convincing Advice For Journalists

(32) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 10:06 AM

After years of sparring with the media, Allen Iverson has finally made peace with the people who for years have taken his words and broadcast them to the world, sometimes for better, sometimes for worse.

In a video interview with The Huffington Post last week, the...

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MLB Fan Catches Ball, Reacts Like Perfectly Normal Adult

(6) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 1:26 PM

Just kidding.

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Sad Chris Paul Accidentally Did Not 1 But 2 Funny Things On Sunday

(13) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 9:42 AM

Chris Paul had a sad Sunday.

His team, the Los Angeles Clippers, capped one of the worst collapses in NBA playoff history with a 113-100 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 7 of the team’s second-round series, sending the team home for the summer after once...

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「うおぉおおぉ!」野球の実況が興奮しすぎて、わけが分からない (動画)

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 11:58 PM

おおぉ、捕った? 捕りました! うおぉおおぉ! ははっ。これ! 見てよ! 今何が起きたんだ?

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World's Chillest Batter Catches Ball With Elbow Or Something, Hilarious Announcers Go Crazy

(52) Comments | Posted May 17, 2015 | 2:27 PM

The sight of a baseball hurling toward your body provokes fear in most people. But Johnny Sewald of the Arizona State baseball team is not most people.

The outfielder caught a baseball with, like, his elbow or something while up to bat against the Washington State Cougars on...

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Don't Let Feel-Good Stories Trick You Into Thinking The Sports World Isn't Homophobic

(86) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Earlier this month, the Kiss Cam at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles did something out of the ordinary: It stopped on two men, and not in an ironic, homophobic attempt at humor, but rather in a celebration of the couple.

The two men smiled, embraced and kissed....

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Poll Finds 34 Percent Of NBA Fans Are Morons

(81) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 5:12 PM

A new poll by Public Policy Polling, a polling company, finds that 34 percent of NBA fans are out of their minds.

The poll surveyed Americans about various sports-related topics, and one of the questions asked NBA fans in particular if they thought Michael Jordan could beat...

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Paul Pierce Calls 'Series' After Late 3-Pointer, Proceeds To Lose Game

(28) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 9:15 AM

The Washington Wizards’ Paul Pierce, trash-talk master, cut deep into the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of their second-round series when he said he “called game” after shooting what would become a game-winning bank shot.

On Wednesday, he went one step further, turning to the Hawks bench and...

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Orioles Will Pay Hourly Workers For Time Missed During Baltimore Protests

(23) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 1:07 PM

The Baltimore Orioles announced Wednesday that the organization will pay its hourly employees for the hours they were not able to work due to the Freddie Gray protests and subsequent rescheduling of the team's games last month.

Some worried Orioles employees would lose money as a result of the...

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Mitch Daniels Says NCAA Needs Dramatic Reform To Head Off Congress And Courts

(17) Comments | Posted May 13, 2015 | 10:48 AM

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels thinks that there’s something wrong with with college sports, and that the NCAA and its member institutions better fix the current system before the courts or Congress fix it for them.

“I’m still hoping that college sports will agree on something pretty bold,” he...

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ESPN Confirms It Straight Up Blindsided Bill Simmons (And It Wasn't About The Money)

(84) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 6:32 PM

ESPN President John Skipper has confirmed that Bill Simmons basically found out he got de facto fired through Twitter, The New York Times or maybe by text message if a friend was able to whip out a phone fast enough on Friday to text him.

Skipper told...

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