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NBA Opens Up Season Tonight

Oct 18, 2016; Columbus, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) against the Washington Wizards at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. The Wizards won 96-91. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

It has been 128 days since LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals to defeat Golden State. Tonight, LeBron and Cleveland will begin their championship defense when they open up the season tonight at home against the New York Knicks. The Knicks …

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Big 12 Chooses Not to Expand

Jul 18, 2016; Dallas, TX, USA; Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks to the media during the Big 12 Media Days at Omni Dallas Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

After three months, countless hours, and 11 school interviews, the Big 12 has chosen not to expand from 10 teams to 12 teams. The presidents of each individual school met this past week in Dallas. After the meeting, they held a press conference Monday afternoon where Big 12 Commissioner Bob …

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New Faces Ready to Lead Orlando Magic

Sep 26, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel, center Bismack Biyombo (11),  center Nikola Vucevic (9) and forward Serge Ibaka (7)  pose for a photo during media day at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Orlando Magic finished the 2015-2016 with a 35-47 overall record, just missing the playoffs. The Magic only return six players from last year’s squad and bring in a handful of veteran players. Jeff Green, Bismack Biyombo, and Serge Ibaka all are now calling Orlando home after offseason moves. Serge …

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MNF: Rams Fall to 49ers

Sep 12, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald (89) celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams during the second half of an NFL game at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

In the past ten years, only one team had been shutout on opening weekend: the St. Louis Rams in 2009. Monday night the Los Angeles Rams joined the club with a 28-0 throttling from the 49ers in the Rams’ first game under their new name. A lot of the pregame …

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