Jimmy Butler to miss 3-6 weeks due to elbow sprain


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The hits keep coming to the Chicago Bulls. What started out as a season with championship aspirations has now been redefined by a roster ravaged by injury. First it was Derrick Rose. Then Taj Gibson. And now, Jimmy Butler, the team’s leading scorer, goes down. The Bulls were still the #2 seed in the Eastern Conference heading into the home loss yesterday to the L.A. Clippers. Where they’ll end up once the real season begins (the playoffs) is anyone’s guess.

Because now they will head to the finish line in April sans their starting back court.

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Patrick Sharp considers suing slanderous site over salacious rumors


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Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Sharp told the media yesterday that he is considering legal action against a local website that published an alarmingly detailed laundry list of rumors pertaining to his personal life. The website published a seemingly self-assured “post” (it is a “post” not an “article”) that went into excessive detail about supposed trysts involving Sharp, and insinuating that strife in Sharp’s personal life has

1.) attributed to his poor play on the ice

2.) divided the Blackhawks locker room

Patrick Sharp says he is considering legal action, and whether or not he wins the potential lawsuit, I’ll leave that one to the legal experts.

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Duke basketball ignored Rasheed Sulaimon sexual assault allegations


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Five-star guard signee Rasheed Sulaimon was the first player to be kicked off the Duke basketball team during the Mike Krzyzewski era. In the 35 years of Coach K, Sulaimon, dismissed on January 29th, is the first and only player to get kicked out.

Today, we found out why. And it’s a more serious issue than the cliche corporatspeak phrase “violation of team rules” that every single college sports information department uses

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Man United transfer rumors: Radamel Falcao, Pedro, Memphis Depay


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Remember, in regards to the transfer rumors, not all of these will happen, so take them with a grain of salt.

We begin with a few of the latest Radamel Falcao narratives:

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As Di Maria hits new low, Rooney and Van Gaal come to his defense


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It’s not news that Angel Di Maria has been a huge bust since he arrived at Manchester United. Even Di Maria himself admits that he things haven’t gone quite as well as he (and everyone else in the Red Devils camp) had hoped. He even made the “top flops” list published by Sir Ian Darke last week (along with his teammate and fellow summer transfer window bust) Radamel Falcao.

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Liverpool transfer rumors: Mario Balotelli, Luis Suarez, Alvaro Morata


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Here are the latest Liverpool transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Anfield.

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Man United transfer rumors: Raphael Varane, David De Gea, Radamel Falcao


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Here are the latest Manchester United transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Old Trafford.

Hey, it’s never too early to talk about the summer window!

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Blackhawks superfan Vince Vaughn does the Polar Plunge


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Vince Vaughn wore a Blackhawks captain’s jersey and jumped into a 30-degree Lake Michigan Sunday morning as part of the annual Polar Plunge. At first I wondered why people like Vaughn, former Bears great Otis Wilson and even pop star Lady Gaga would do this.

Why would people willingly jump into a frigid Lake Michigan with an air temperature of barely 25 degrees?

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Man united news: Mata, Falcao, Di Maria, Van Gaal


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Here are some of the most interesting Manchester United news and transfer rumor stories circulating amidst the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We begin with a couple of different Juan Mata narratives:

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Cubs issue statement on the passing of Minnie Minoso


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Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts issued the following statement on behalf of the organization in regards to the passing of Chicago White Sox legend Minnie Minoso:

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Chelsea transfer rumors: Paul Pogba, Paulo Dybala


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Here are the latest Chelsea transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless.

It’s always fun to speculate who might be coming to/leaving from Stamford Bridge.

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Kevin Garnett is the best thing for Andrew Wiggins


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Andrew Wiggins made history Wednesday night, as his 30 points were the most ever by a player on his 20th birthday. He entered last night’s contest at Chicago leading all NBA rookies in scoring (15.6 ppg) and field goal percentage (.438) and minutes per game (34.7).

Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like the Chicago Bulls Nikola Mirotic was the favorite to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Both Wiggins and the Wolves were struggling at the time.

Now, as the Minnesota Timberwolves have improved and Wiggins is looking like a guy who could actually be “making the leap” right now, we have a two horse race.

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