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Buffalo Bills' NFL Linebacker Von Miller Faces Assault Charges In Alleged Domestic Violence Incident

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Photo: Instagram/Von Miller Buffalo Bills' linebacker Von Miller is under investigation for assault against a pregnant woman in Dallas, with an arrest warrant issued this week.  The 34-year-old faces a third-degree felony charge, carrying a potential 2 to 10 years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine. Miller is accused of assaulting his romantic partner during a dispute over travel plans at their apartment.  The victim, who is six weeks pregnant, suffered minor injuries, including bruising and abrasions. Photo: Instagram/Von Miller The altercation involved Miller shoving her, applying pressure to her neck, and damaging her belongings, as detailed in the arrest-warrant affidavit. The Bills, informed of the incident Thursday morning, stated they are gathering information before commenting further.  Miller's attorney has not yet responded to requests for comment.  The NFL star, known for his standout career with the Broncos and Rams, has won two Super Bowls and holds the record for mos

NBA Fines Luka Doncic $2,000 For Flopping; Mavericks Star Responds With Referee Costume Antics

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Photo: Instagram/Luka Doncic In a twist of events, the NBA has slapped a $2,000 fine on Luka Doncic for a first-quarter flop during the Dallas Mavericks' triumph over the Houston Rockets.  Despite a stellar performance with 41 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists, Doncic found himself lighter in the wallet due to a questionable play. The league's announcement of the "postgame flopping fine" coincided with Doncic's unique response—posting pictures of himself donning referee attire on Instagram. Photo: Instagram/Luka Doncic Known for his sense of humor, the Mavericks' standout took the penalty in stride, adding a touch of levity to the situation. Notably, this season has seen a tempered side of Doncic in interactions with officials, with only three technical fouls to his name through 17 games.  This contrasts with previous years where he risked suspensions for accumulating technical fouls.  Doncic's newfound composure may be attributed to the strengthene

Nikola Jokic's Spectacular Dunk Steals The Spotlight In Rockets-Nuggets Showdown

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Photo: Instagram/Nikola Jokic In a thrilling Wednesday evening matchup against the Houston Rockets, Nikola Jokic 's return to the starting lineup for the Denver Nuggets became the talk of the town.  Jokic, who missed Monday's victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, showcased his prowess with a jaw-dropping dunk that is now making waves on social media. The highlight-reel moment occurred in the second quarter when Jokic, assisted by Michael Porter Jr., executed a spectacular dunk over Rockets' Alperen Sengun. Photo: Instagram/Nikola Jokic Adding to the excitement, the two-time MVP also delivered an impressive eight assists in the first quarter, further solidifying his multifaceted impact on the game. Entering the matchup with impressive season averages of 28.8 points, 13.4 rebounds, 8.9 assists, and 1.2 steals, Jokic has been a key driving force for the Nuggets.  JOKER POSTER pic.twitter.com/3TGNrV98X6 — Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) November 30, 2023 The team, currently hold

Klay Thompson Ascends NBA's All-Time Scoring Chart In Warriors' Clash With Kings

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Photo: Instagram/Klay Thompson In a thrilling matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night, Klay Thompson etched his name in NBA history by climbing the all-time scoring ladder. Starting the evening with 14,396 career points, Thompson surpassed Jojo White's 14,399, securing the 172nd spot on the prestigious list. The next milestone on his ascent is Nate Thurmond at 14,437 points. Thompson, the 11th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft from Washington State, showcased his consistent brilliance, averaging 15.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game. Photo: Instagram/Klay Thompson Despite a 40.2% field goal and 36.7% three-point shooting, the Warriors currently stand at 8-9, holding the tenth seed in the Western Conference. In their most recent victory against the San Antonio Spurs (118-112), Thompson contributed 15 points, three rebounds, six assists, and a steal in 29 minutes.  Klay starting things off with a quick two. đź“ş @NBAonTNT pic.twitter

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban To Sell Majority Stake To Billionaire Miriam Adelson, Retaining Control of Team

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Photo: Instagram/Mark Cuban Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is reportedly selling a majority stake in the franchise to billionaire Miriam Adelson, the largest shareholder of Las Vegas Sands.  Despite the sale, Cuban is set to maintain control of the team, according to NBA insiders Marc Stein and Shams Charania. Miriam Adelson, known for her vast wealth and recent stock sale of approximately $2 billion in Las Vegas Sands, is entering the world of professional sports by acquiring a significant share of the Mavericks. Photo: Instagram/Mark Cuban The deal values the team at $3.5 billion, slightly below Forbes' recent valuation of $4.5 billion, ranking them as the seventh-most valuable NBA franchise. Cuban's strategic move aligns with his ambition to relocate the Mavericks to a new arena, ideally situated within a resort and casino.  This plan may involve a partnership with Las Vegas Sands, the world's largest casino company. However, the challenge lies in Texas' current

James Harden Makes NBA History With 1,011th Career Game In Nuggets-Clippers Match

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Photo: Instagram/James Harden In a historic move, James Harden climbed the NBA's all-time games played list during the face-off between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday evening in California.  The seasoned player's 1,011th career regular-season game ties him with Jermaine O'Neal at 137th place. As he surpassed O'Neal, Harden eyes the next milestone set by Antonio McDyess at 1,015 games. Photo: Instagram/James Harden The 2018 MVP, who was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Clippers at the season's start, showcased his versatility with averages of 14.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 6.4 assists, and 1.4 steals per game. Currently positioned as the 11th seed in the Western Conference with a 7-8 record, the Clippers recently clinched a victory against the Dallas Mavericks with a score of 107-88.  HARD3N pic.twitter.com/88c5CIYuKR — LA Clippers (@LAClippers) November 28, 2023 In 28 minutes of play, Harden contributed eight points, four rebound

LeBron James Makes NBA History In Lakers-76ers Showdown

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Photo: Instagram/LeBron James In a monumental moment during Monday's clash, LeBron James etched his name in NBA history.  The Los Angeles Lakers, led by James, faced off against the formidable Philadelphia 76ers in Pennsylvania. At 38, in his remarkable 21st NBA season, four-time champion LeBron James surpassed all expectations by becoming the all-time leader in minutes played. Photo: Instagram/LeBron James Despite his enduring career, James continues to rank among the league's top players. Entering the game with impressive averages of 25.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.6 assists, and 1.5 steals per contest, James showcased his enduring prowess.  Shooting at an impressive 55.9% from the field and 38.5% from beyond the arc, he remains a force to be reckoned with. LEBRON HAS NOW PLAYED THE MOST MINUTES IN NBA HISTORY đź‘‘ He passes Kareem for the most career minutes, including regular season and playoffs (66,298). pic.twitter.com/BT1PgAa24x — ESPN (@espn) November 28, 2023 The Laker

Rookie Sensation Victor Wembanyama Makes NBA History In Spurs vs. Nuggets Clash

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Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama In a standout performance during the Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs game, rookie sensation Victor Wembanyama etched his name in NBA history.  Despite the Spurs' 12-straight losses, Wembanyama showcased his prowess with an extraordinary stat line of 22 points, 11 rebounds, 6 steals, 4 blocks, and 2 assists. Wembanyama's remarkable feat makes him the first rookie ever to achieve such a performance in a single game. Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama Even when excluding rookie status, only four other players in NBA history, including James Harden in 2019, have matched or surpassed this exceptional line.  Notably, Wembanyama accomplished this in just 24 minutes and 56 seconds of play, making him the sole player on this elite list to achieve such stats in under 30 minutes. While the Spurs aim to reverse their current standings as the worst team in the Western Conference, Wembanyama's outstanding performance signals a promising future fo

Draymond Green's Unyielding Stance Amid Suspension Sparks Controversy

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Photo: Instagram/Draymond Green In the midst of a five-game suspension for a chokehold incident involving Rudy Gobert , Draymond Green deflects accountability and justifies actions, raising eyebrows across the league.  Despite expressing regret, Green contends that his past incidents shouldn't contribute to the length of his suspension. In a press statement, Green challenges the notion of being held to a higher standard, emphasizing the need for personal and team adjustments. Photo: Instagram/Draymond Green Critics argue that Green's track record shows a pattern of unsportsmanlike behavior, questioning his claim of unfair treatment. The incident, captured on video, portrays Green as the aggressor rather than the defender he claims to be.  Analysts argue that Green's actions not only jeopardize team dynamics but also hinder the Warriors' performance, evident in the three losses during his absence. hes been waiting to do this forever pic.twitter.com/b5ZmWzgyWw — Rob Per

Randy Orton's Explosive Return Steals The Show at Survivor Series War Games

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Photo: Instagram/Randy Orton In a jaw-dropping 30-second twist during the War Games main event at Survivor Series in Chicago, Randy Orton made a triumphant return, leading his team to a spectacular victory.  The Allstate Arena echoed with dueling chants for CM Punk , Randy Orton, and even Seth Rollins' anthem, creating an electric atmosphere. The highly anticipated matchup featured The Judgment Day & Drew McIntyre facing off against Rollins, Cody Rhodes , Jey Uso, Sami Zayn, and the surprise entrant, Randy Orton. Photo: Instagram/Randy Orton The crowd was treated to a compelling match, building anticipation for Orton's eventual entrance. When Randy Orton finally joined the fray, the arena erupted as he unleashed his signature moves, including clotheslines, the powerslam, and the iconic draping DDT.  THE VIPER IS BACK! @RandyOrton has arrived at #SurvivorSeries ! pic.twitter.com/AHsnL0Tg1X — WWE (@WWE) November 26, 2023   The moment was a cathartic release for the fans as

CM Punk Shocks Wrestling World With WWE Return at Survivor Series

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Photo: Instagram/CM Punk In a surprising turn of events, CM Punk has made a stunning return to WWE after a nine-year hiatus, marking a significant moment in his storied career.  Punk's comeback unfolded at Survivor Series in Chicago, his hometown, leaving fans in awe and speculation rife about his future in the company. Punk's wrestling journey began in 2005 with WWE, where he quickly rose through the ranks, capturing multiple championships and accolades during his six-year tenure. Photo: Instagram/CM Punk The Chicago-native reached the pinnacle of his career in 2011 with an unforgettable victory over John Cena at Money in the Bank for the WWE title. In 2014, Punk departed from WWE, citing burnout and health concerns. He then ventured into UFC, followed by a stint as a contributor on WWE Backstage in 2019. Punk's return to the squared circle occurred in 2021 when he joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW), achieving success but not without controversy. NEVER. SAY. NEVER. @CMPunk

Derrick Rose Makes NBA History In Suns-Grizzlies Matchup

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Photo: Instagram/Derrick Rose In a face-off between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Phoenix Suns on Friday evening, Derrick Rose showcased his prowess, making a mark in NBA history.  Despite the Grizzlies falling short with a 110-89 score, Rose had a standout performance, contributing 17 points, two rebounds, one assist, and one steal in just 22 minutes of play. Notably, Rose ascended on the NBA's all-time scoring list during the game, surpassing Caron Butler with a career total of 12,430 points. Photo: Instagram/Derrick Rose Now ranked 252nd, Rose sets his sights on overtaking Joe Barry Carroll, currently at 12,455 points. In his 15th NBA season and first with the Grizzlies, Rose maintains a solid performance, averaging 9.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.  shoutout to derrick rose 🌹 pic.twitter.com/0IdJjEwNrz — Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) November 24, 2023 His shooting accuracy stands at an impressive 45.3% from the field and 57.1% from beyond the arc. The Gr

NBA Launches Probe Into Josh Giddey's Alleged Inappropriate Relationship With Minor

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Photo: Instagram/Josh Giddey The NBA has initiated an investigation into allegations surrounding Oklahoma City Thunder's Josh Giddey, probing into a potential inappropriate relationship with a minor, as confirmed by league spokesman Mike Bass on Friday. The controversy surfaced on social media late Wednesday, prompting the league to take swift action. Despite practicing with the Thunder on Friday, both Giddey and Head Coach Mark Daigneault remained tight-lipped when questioned about the situation. Photo: Instagram/Josh Giddey Giddey stated, "I understand the question, but there's no further comment right now," while Daigneault emphasized, "Personal matter, and I have no comment on it." The 21-year-old guard, selected as the No. 6 overall pick from Australia in the 2021 NBA Draft, has been a key player for the Thunder this season.  Currently averaging 12.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game, Giddey's performance has contributed to the Thunder&

Chris Paul Reveals 'Personal' Issue With Referee Scott Foster Leading To Explosive Ejection

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Photo: Instagram/Chris Paul In a dramatic turn of events, Chris Paul was ejected just before halftime with two quick technical fouls from Scott Foster .  The incident unfolded after Paul's foul on former teammate Kevin Durant , leading to a heated exchange with Foster.  When questioned about the ejection, Foster explained that it was for unsportsmanlike conduct, with Paul's continuous complaints escalating the situation to warrant a second technical foul. Photo: Instagram/Chris Paul In a postgame statement, Paul disclosed, "It's personal. We had a situation some years ago, and it's personal. The league knows, everybody knows, and it's been a meeting and all that. It's a situation with my son." This marks Paul's seventh career ejection but notably the first issued by Foster, despite their history of clashes. Paul's frustration with Foster goes beyond this recent incident, evident in his previous comments about the referee. It's the Scott Fo

Victor Wembanyama's Explosive Dunk Steals The Spotlight In Clippers-Spurs Showdown

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Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama In a Wednesday night face-off between the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers, all eyes turned to rookie Victor Wembanyama , who unleashed a jaw-dropping one-handed dunk, sparking a social media frenzy. The Clippers, victorious in their Monday clash against the Spurs with a score of 124-99, found themselves facing a determined San Antonio team.  Despite Wembanyama's standout performance, the Spurs continue to struggle with a 3-11 record, currently holding the 14th seed in the competitive Western Conference. Photo: Instagram/Victor Wembanyama Wembanyama, the 19-year-old sensation selected as the first pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, showcased his skills with impressive averages of 18.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.0 steals, and 2.6 blocks per game.  However, his individual brilliance contrasts with the team's challenges, enduring a nine-game losing streak and a 1-7 record on their home court in San Antonio. OH MY WEMBY 🤯 1-hande

NBA Showdown: Scott Foster Ejects Chris Paul In Explosive Warriors-Suns Game Amidst Longstanding Feud

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Photo: Instagram/Scott Foster In a dramatic turn of events during the Warriors-Suns game, seasoned official Scott Foster ejected Chris Paul after the longstanding tension between the two finally boiled over. This rivalry, often overshadowed by other high-profile player conflicts, has silently shaped the narrative of modern basketball. The intense history between Paul and Foster manifested in a crucial moment on Wednesday night. Expressing his frustration with the veteran referee, Paul's comments led to his ejection shortly before halftime. Photo: Instagram/Scott Foster The Suns' telecast seemingly caught Paul using strong language, escalating the situation and prompting Foster's decisive action. The fallout extended beyond Paul, as Warriors coach Steve Kerr also received a technical foul. This incident adds another layer to the intricate dynamics of NBA rivalries, highlighting the impact referees can have on the game's outcome. Chris Paul was ejected after this excha

Gregg Popovich Attempts To Halt Boos Against Kawhi Leonard, Spurs Fans Remain Unyielding

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Photo: Instagram/Gregg Popovich The longstanding relationship between Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard took an unexpected turn during Wednesday's game, showcasing the complexities of their history.  Despite early career success and championship moments, Leonard's departure from the Spurs left a lingering tension that surfaced once again in a clash between Los Angeles and San Antonio. As the Clippers held a 48-39 lead in the first half, Leonard faced a barrage of boos from the San Antonio crowd while attempting free throws. Photo: Instagram/Gregg Popovich In an unusual move reminiscent of college basketball drama, Popovich grabbed a microphone and implored the fans to cease their booing. "Excuse me for a second. Can we stop all the booing and let these guys play? It's got no class. It's not who we are," Popovich pleaded.  However, the plea proved futile as the Spurs faithful intensified their jeers, particularly during Leonard'