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  1. 2015 NBA Draft Results: Team Grades and Analysis of Top ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | BleacherReport

    There were twists, there were turns, there were New York sports fans booing their team's draft pick and there was Karl-Anthony Towns going No. 1 overall to the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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  2. Rashad Vaughn Is the Best-Kept Secret in the 2015 NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | BleacherReport

    In the Amateur Athletic Union age of basketball, one-and-done NBA draft entrants who are former McDonald's All-Americans are not supposed to be on a list of best-kept secrets, but UNLV guard As the draft rolls around Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York, don't expect to hear Vaughn's name called in the lottery. Don't expect to hear Vaughn's name called out until some team picking the 20s has had enough and decides to snap up the steal of the first round.

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  3. Los Angeles Lakers Have Obvious Choice at No. 2 Pick in the 2015 NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | BleacherReport

    Forget analytics for just a minute and think about intangibles. The Los Angeles Lakers have an obvious choice in Thursday's NBA draft with the second overall pick, and it shouldn't take a rocket scientist to figure out what that is.

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  4. Bold Predictions for the 2015 NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | BleacherReport

    The 2015 NBA draft will take place June 25 in Brooklyn, New York, where the Minnesota Timberwolves will kick off the night with the No. 1 overall pick.

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  5. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | BleacherReport

    Miguel Cotto destroyed former unified middleweight champion Daniel Geale on Saturday night, presumably setting up a rivalry match with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez later in the year. Can we please just cut through all the red tape and nonsense and make this happen without any histrionics and drama? Looking ahead to next weekend, Deontay Wilder makes the first defense of his WBC Heavyweight Championship in "Sweet Home Alabama" Saturday night on Showtime.

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  6. Charles Baldwin to Alabama: Crimson Tide Land 4-Star OT ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | BleacherReport

    Alabama has landed offensive tackle Charles Baldwin, one of the best junior college prospects in the country, according to AL.com's Drew Champlin . The four-star recruit out of Windsor, CT was ranked the best overall JUCO prospect in the state and among all other offensive tackles, according to 247Sports.com .

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  7. Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri: Winner, Scorecard and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | BleacherReport

    Despite the efforts of a game opponent, welterweight Amir "King" Khan kept himself in consideration for a shot at pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. On Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Khan used blinding hand speed and superior movement to earn a unanimous-decision victory over the rugged Chris Algieri in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV. It wasn't a sparkling performance from Khan, but it was a win nonetheless.

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  8. Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri: Live Round-by-Round Results and HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Amir Khan scored a closer-than-expected unanimous-decision win over Chris Algieri on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Khan looked to use his huge speed advantage in the early rounds by countering Algieri, who, under the tutelage of new trainer John David Jackson, seemed determined to erase the memory of his lopsided loss to Manny Pacquiao last November.

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  9. Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri: Preview and Prediction for Upcoming BoutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Boxing returns to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday night when Amir Khan faces off with former Manny Pacquiao opponent, Chris Algieri. He is coming off the first loss of his career, and Khan just had one of his biggest wins.

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  10. Single Mom Heather Hardy Fighting for a Place in Harsh World of Women's BoxingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | BleacherReport

    "Fighter," she told Bleacher Report when asked to use the one word that would most accurately fit the title of her autobiography one day. "I'm a fighter.

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  11. Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri: Results, Scorecard and Punch StatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | BleacherReport

    Amir "King" Khan scored a unanimous-decision win over Chris Algieri on Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions event. Khan's hand speed, movement and combination punching proved impressive enough for one judge to give him the slight edge and two judges to see him as a six-point winner.

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  12. Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri: Winner, Scorecard and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | BleacherReport

    Despite the efforts of a game opponent, welterweight Amir "King" Khan kept himself in consideration for a shot at pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. On Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Khan used blinding hand speed and superior movement to earn a unanimous-decision victory over the rugged Chris Algieri in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV. It wasn't a sparkling performance from Khan, but it was a win nonetheless.

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  13. FIFA Arrests a Huge First Step, but Getting to Blatter Will Be Much Harder TaskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The list of those arrested includes some of the biggest names in world football's governing body, from current vice-president Jeffrey Webb to former The arrests were made in conjunction with an ongoing FBI investigation into a history of bribery and corruption within the organisation, events going back nearly 30 years and involving nearly $100 million in funds . looking into allegations of corruption surrounding the bidding processes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.

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  14. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Most Intriguing ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | BleacherReport

    As the NBA playoffs move closer toward their conclusion, the hype surrounding the 2015 NBA draft continues to grow as several teams will have an opportunity to select players with franchise-changing ability. Some might argue that the 2015 class is top heavy due to the presence of players like Kentucky forward Karl-Anthony Towns and Duke center Okafor, but there is plenty of value to be had throughout the rest of the first round as well.

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  15. Jarrell Miller Calls out Wladimir Klitschko, Chris Arreola, Anthony Joshua, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | BleacherReport

    "Big Baby" Miller, you may be introduced to him soon. If he has his way, the boxing community and big-named fighters such as Chris The 6'4", 270-pound heavyweight out of Brooklyn, New York, ran his record to 12-0 with 10 knockouts after scoring a first-round stoppage win over Raymond The 26-year-old built a successful kickboxing record of 21-2, with his only losses coming to the legendary Mirko "Cro Cop" via unanimous decision.

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  16. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of April 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The boxing calendar has really heated up in recent weeks, and it all leads to the big one on May 2, which you once again won't be reading about here! Instead we take a look at Danny Garcia's somewhat controversial win over Lamont Peterson on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York. We break down the need for an Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin rematch after the two middleweights - or slightly larger in Kid Chocolate's case - put on an entertainingly tactical affair at the Barclays Center.

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  17. The Biggest Takeaways from PBC on NBC: Danny Garcia vs. Lamont PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | BleacherReport

    The second go-round with Premier Boxing Champions on NBC came and went Saturday night from Brooklyn, New York, with a pair of compelling 12-round fights, a pair of decisions that became instant fodder for the Twitterverse and another broadcast that had its high and low moments. Andy Lee and Peter Quillin went the distance in what became a non-title bout when Quillin failed to make 160 pounds on Friday, and they were followed by reigning 140-pound champions Danny Garcia and Lamont Peterson getting together in an over-the-weight bout that could spawn another.

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  18. Ruslan Provodnikov as Tough as They Come in Boxing, Both Mentally and PhysicallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | BleacherReport

    And he'll get a chance to prove it on April 18 when he faces feared Argentine knockout machine Lucas "I believe that you can break anybody. Before I break him physically, I break him mentally.

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  19. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of April 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Another week has come and gone, drawing us even closer to the big night of May 2 in the Las Vegas desert when pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will finally tango to settle their half-decade-or-better rivalry. With that in mind, that is the last time you will hear us mention that fight in this week's edition of the hottest boxing storylines.

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  20. Ohio State's Curtis Samuel Is Urban Meyer's New Next Percy HarvinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | BleacherReport

    It's a phrase that's been thrown around - almost recklessly - ever since Urban Meyer arrived at Ohio State in 2012. Otherwise known as the "H-back" or "Pivot" position in Meyer's spread offense, it's a spot that was made famous by Originally, it was supposed to be Corey "Philly" Brown, but the now-Carolina Panther proved to be much more of a receiver than he was a viable ball-carrier on a consistent basis.

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