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Sean Flynn, Breitbart Sports

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced Tuesday he would authorize $220 million in state bonds to help build a new arena for the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Buck...(full article)

After a week of wall-to-wall Deflategate coverage, the NFL hopes to return the focus to the action on the field and the teams involved in the Super Bowl. There have been 298 games ...(full article)

“Modern managers have come up with new strategic concepts. The main difference is that they now platoon their pitchers and there is no way of platooning the hitters. Fresh pi...(full article)

PHOENIX — 1. Don't be that guy What a player doesn't want to be is this guy.  The night before Super Bowl XXIII, Stanley Wilson would make history. And not the good kind. He wen...(full article)

“The NBA owners know it’s a lot more than the TV contract that brought the values up,” an NBA team source tells Breitbart Sports, “It’s the sports betting.” The sourc...(full article)

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