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A glossary of 142 terrible nicknames people on Twitter have for LeBron James

Here is a fun fact about basketball player LeBron James: His name starts with the prefix "Le," which is French for "the." It's true!<p>For a variety of reasons, some people don't like LeBron James. Some of these people have found a particularly effective way of expressing their distaste for him. They …

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Polly wanna headbang? The return of Hatebeak, the death metal band with a parrot for a singer

The oughts were banner years for grind bands with pets for singers: there was Caninus, a side project of Most Precious Blood whose 2004 album <i>Now The</i> …

2014 FIBA World Cup: Team USA ins and outs

In and Out of This World<p>In mid-July, Team USA chose 19 players to compete for 12 spots on its World Cup squad. What happened next was grueling — …

Should Team USA Consider an Age Limit?

CHICAGO — Team USA is as young as it's been in quite some time. After a string of opt-outs and injuries, the squad is left with few veterans, reminding us of a concept floated years ago.<p>Leading up to the 2012 London Olympics, then-NBA commissioner David Stern said that Team USA should consider a …

Shaquille O'Neal used to wrestle his Phoenix Suns teammates naked

Shaquille O'Neal tells Gordan Giricek he got off easy with a sleeper hold. (Getty Images)<p>Even for the most lionhearted of opposing NBA big men, the …

Metta World Peace Says He’s Changing His Name to ‘Panda Friend’

New, high-profile Sichuan Blue Whales forward is celebrating his move to China with yet another name change. Ron Artest, aka Metta World Peace, will …

Scottie Pippen Claims to Be the Greatest Bulls Player Ever in New Foot Locker Ad

"All the greats have short memories," claims Charles Barkley in the new Foot Locker ad.<p>Barkley, who has conveniently forgotten any of his shortcomings or embarrassing incidents as a player, tries to teach James Harden to have a short memory. Barkley does a good job of showing Harden how it's done, …

Brian Scalabrine Announces His Return to Boston Celtics in 'Coming Home' Essay

LeBron James isn't the only person who can write an essay to announce that he's coming home.<p>Brian Scalabrine was a beloved member of the Boston Celtics from 2005 to 2010. He later played for the Chicago Bulls and was an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors last season.<p>Now he is returning …

Choose your own awful LeBron James sports column

Whether LeBron James picks the Heat, Cavs, Rockets or... uh... other stuff, here is what sports columnists will say about his 2014 Decision.<p>We don't know where LeBron James will sign. Hypothetically, only LeBron James knows that, but chances are he doesn't particularly know that, either.<p>But what we …