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Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game One
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Cleveland Fans Pulling For Dallas ‘Cavs For Mavs’

No, the Cleveland Cavaliers are not in the NBA playoffs, but their fans are still emotionally invested in the outcome of the finals.  The Cleveland fans are still upset about the fashion that LeBron James left them last year to sign with the Miami Heat.  The fans actually burned his jersey in the streets after he left.  Cleveland fans have started the battle cry "Cavs for Mavs" in the hopes that the Dallas Mavericks can dash Lebron's chances of winning his first NBA Championship.  More after the jump.

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Will Phil Jackson Coach the Knicks in 2012?
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Will Phil Jackson Coach the Knicks in 2012?

On Sunday, coach Phil Jackson made it clear he had every intention of retiring following the Lakers' devastating playoff defeat to the Dallas Mavericks.

"In all my hopes and aspirations," he said, "this is the final game that I'll coach."

Of course, Jackson has cried wolf before, so it should come as no surprise that he's considering taking over the New York Knicks in 2012.

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Former Michigan Star and NBA Player Robert ‘Tractor’ Traylor Dead at 34

According to multiple reports, former Michigan basketball star and NBA player Robert 'Tractor' Traylor was found dead Wednesday on the bedroom floor of his apartment in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. He was 34.

Police said Traylor had been missing for a few days, and that he apparently died of a heart attack. At time of his death, Traylor, a team member for the Bayamon Cowboys, was recovering from a heel injury.

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Kobe Bryant Directs Anti-Gay Slur at Referee [VIDEO]

Kobe Bryant wasn't happy when referee Bennie Adams hit him with a technical in the third quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the San Antonio Tuesday night.

In fact, after Kobe had taken a seat on the bench, TNT's camera caught him directing a gay slur at Adams.

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LeBron James' Mom Arrested in Miami
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LeBron James’ Mom Arrested in Miami

Gloria James, the mother of Basketball star LeBron James, was arrested early Thursday morning and cited with "misdemeanor simple battery" following a scuffle at the Miami Beach Hotel, RadarOnline is excl

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NCAA Men's Championship Game - Butler v UConn
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UCONN National Champs

It wasn’t a very high scoring game but still exciting to watch, UCONN beats Butler 52-41.  Coach Jim Calhoun joins the ranks of John Wooden and Coach K with his third national title.

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Jacob Tucker Wins NCAA Slam Dunk Tournament
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Jacob Tucker Wins NCAA Slam Dunk Tournament

Last month, a video of a Jacob Tucker pulling off a series of spectacular slam dunks became a viral hit. What made the video so striking is that Tucker, a guard for Division III school Illinois College, is white and under six-feet tall -- both traits that aren't typically associated with the dunk.

The purpose of the video was to convince the public to vote Turner into the NCAA's annual slam dunk contest. The public obliged, and on Thursday night, he justified their decision by winning it.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament – Week One Highlights

The first week of the NCAA Basketball Tournament has been put to rest.  Here are the highlights:

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ESPN Employees Banned From Filling Out NCAA Tournament Brackets (image)
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ESPN Employees Banned From Filling Out NCAA Tournament Brackets

In workplaces all over America, folks spent Thursday morning scrambling to get their NCAA tournament brackets filled out before it was too late.

Not so at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut

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Oklahoma State v Kansas
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NCAA Tournament Cheerleaders Preview [PHOTOS]

When you are watching the NCAA Tournament this month, expect to see many shots of cheerleaders, particularly during timeouts. And why not? These young (mostly) ladies are athletes in their own right, and add a lot to the ambiance

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NCAA Tournament's Field of 68 Set
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NCAA Field of 68 Set

The Big East snagged a record 11 spots for the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, including a one seed in the Southeast region for Pittsburgh, who had been the Big East's  regular season champions.

Rounding out the top seeds were the defending NCAA champions

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Jacob Tucker Proves Some White Men Can Jump Extremely High [VIDEO
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Jacob Tucker Proves Some White Men Can Jump Extremely High [VIDEO]

Jacob Tucker attends Division III Illinois College, and, at 5'11, stands about a foot shorter than slam dunk champion Blake Griffin.  Yet, judging from this video, the guard with the amazing 50-inch vertical leap can match just about any of Griffin's award-winning dunks

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