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Report: NFL Draft Could Be Headed To Philly In 2017

4/27/2016 6:25pm EDT
NFL Draft
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the city of Philadelphia has emerged as the favorite to host the 2017 NFL Draft with the event set to relocate out of Chicago following this weekend's draft. The NFL had also been considering the city of Los Angeles to host the draft as well after the Rams relocated there from St. Louis this offseason.

Philadelphia has emerged as leading candidate to host 2017 NFL Draft, per sources. NFL considering Philly, LA - neither has a 1 next year.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 27, 2016

Neither the LA Rams or the Philadelphia Eagles have a first-roun...
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Stephen Curry: The Face Of Heroin In Philadelphia

4/27/2016 2:36pm EDT
Stephen Curry Is Now A Brand Of Heroin In Philadelphia
The face of Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is popping up in a lot of places out of the basketball court. Curry is on billboards, in commercials, and now he's the face of heroin baggies.

Thomas J. Nestel III, a police chief in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shared that Curry is a brand of heroin in Philly.

Thinking Steph Curry wouldn't be happy that he is this week's brand for heroin in Philly. cc: @StephenCurry30 pic.twitter.com/mmRcC741YM

— Thomas J. Nestel III (@TNestel3) April 27, 2016

While Nestel is probably right, Curry most likely doesn't want to be on heroin baggies...
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Ronda Rousey & Travis Browne Saved Each Other

4/27/2016 2:14pm EDT
Ronda Rousey's Boyfriend Travis Browne: 'We Saved Each Other's L
Ronda Rousey's boyfriend Travis Browne says he and Ronda saved each other.

Rousey has spoken openly of having suicidal thoughts after her UFC loss to Holly Holm. At the same time, Browne had been accused of domestic violence by his wife Jenna Webb. Webb posted photos of bruises on Instagram and implied that Browne was responsible for them.

Browne says that he and Rousey helped each other through it.

“We were there for each other when we needed it the most,” Browne said. “When we felt like everybody was against us, when everybody was trying to knock us down, we were there for each ot...
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Michael Jordan Takes A Stance Against North Carolina 'Bathroom Law'

4/27/2016 11:34am EDT
Michael Jordan
The “Republicans buy sneakers, too” era is over. On behalf of himself and the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan has issued a statement opposing the law known as the North Carolina bathroom law.

Jordan has previously avoided taking social and politicial stances like the plague.

“As my organization has stated previously, the Charlotte Hornets and Hornets Sports & Entertainment are opposed to discrimination in any form, and we have always sought to provide an inclusive environment,” Jordan says in a statement.

“As has been the case since the building opened, we will continue to ensure tha...
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The Stanley Cup Playoffs Have Been Way Different In 2016 Than In Past Years

4/27/2016 9:30am EDT
Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are in full swing with seven of the eight quarterfinal series having already come to a close. Let's discuss why this year's hockey playoffs have been fairly unique compared to recent NHL postseasons.

5.) No Canadian Teams

In 2016, for the first time since the 1969-1970 season (when there were 12 total NHL teams), no Canadian teams qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With fans of the Flames, 'Leafs, 'Sens, Jets, Canucks, Oilers, and Habs all having an early summer, television ratings for Stanley Cup Playoff games up in Canada have dropped 60% from last season...
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Is The Curse Of The Clippers Legit?

4/26/2016 9:26pm EDT
Blake Griffin, Chris Paul
The Los Angeles Clippers might be the victims of a sports curse. The kind typically found in the baseball community. Sure, the Clippers didn't trade Babe Ruth but they do seem to have unreasonably bad luck.

The curse is one of those things that's been joked about for years as the cause of the Clippers being generally terrible. However, Monday night Clippers power forward Blake Griffin and point guard Chris Paul both suffered injuries in a Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Both left for the locker room at the same time. Griffin returned but Paul broke his hand.

Paul is thought t...
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JaMarcus Russell Says He Would Play In The NFL For Free

4/26/2016 7:36pm EDT
JaMarcus Russell
After arguably being one of the biggest draft busts in NFL history, did an E60 piece on JaMarcus Russell's story, click here to watch the full feature.

Over the last two years, Russell has reportedly sent out letters to multiple NFL teams asking for another chance. According to Sports Illustrated and the Dallas Morning News, Russell sent a letter to Dallas Cowboys' owner, Jerry Jones, stating "I am willing to lead your organization's scout team for free for one year just to get experience in your system."

Russell continued by saying that he is aware of his status as a "bust" and wants t...
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Pro Athletes Get Open And Honest About Online Dating

4/26/2016 7:27pm EDT
Rob Gronkowski
Professional athletes love Tinder and online dating just as much as Lane Kiffin.

In a recent feature on online dating, ESPN's Sam Alipour spoke with 80 athletes on using Tinder and social media for meeting women. It turns out, Tinder is very popular with a lot of athletes. Many players use it to avoid being in the club all night when they can't drink. One of the biggest benefits to Tinder is that it keeps them off TMZ.

Here are some of the best comments about online dating from pro athletes.

"It's not like we need help, but social media makes women so accessible," says Washington Reds...
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Harry Potter Actor Steps Into The MMA Cage, Wins First Fight

4/26/2016 3:15pm EDT
Josh Herdman
The actor who played Gregory Goyle in the Harry Potter movies is now an MMA fighter in Europe.

Josh Herdman made his MMA debut last weekend in London, England at the Rise of Champions show. He beat Poland's Janusz Walachowski after three rounds.

I don't see it so much as a career change," Herdman says of fighting career. "I still act and am passionate about both acting and fighting." "I haven’t fallen out of love with it, I still have an agent and still go for auditions. It’s just a little bit like playing the lottery for a living."

Herdman did his last Potter movie in 2011. He's been ...
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Lane Kiffin Back At It With College Girls?

4/26/2016 2:50pm EDT
Lane Kiffin
Lane Kiffin is a national champion offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide and a former NFL and college coach, but when it comes to dating, Kiffin isn't having his friends hook him up with their single friends or hanging out at bars. Kiffin's method of choice is a bunch of secret social media accounts.

An Auburn University graduate named Ashley matched with a man on Tinder and he asked her if she knew his friend Lane Kiffin. According to Ashley, that account belonged to Lane but he used it under a different identity to avoid getting caught. Ashley soon received a follow on Twit...
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