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Jason Sudeikis Parties at the Dorsey

<i>Star Watch</i><i>tracks where celebs are in Vegas. See someone notable about town? Email</i> <i>vegas@eater.com</i><i>.</i><p>Comedian Amy Schumer dined at <b>Beauty & Essex</b> at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with comedian George Wallace and friends after her standup performance at resort on Saturday night. [EaterWire]<p>Actor Jason …

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Brooklyn Nets: Complete 2018 offseason grades

The Brooklyn Nets entered the offseason in the midst of rebuilding the franchise. Let’s take a look and grade each offseason move.<p>The past three …

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Utah Jazz: Could the Jazz have two All-Stars next season?

If the Utah Jazz are able to become a contender in the Western Conference, they could wind up with two players at the All-Star game for the first …

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Brooklyn Nets: Sean Marks is making the franchise an attractive landing spot

Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks has successfully made the franchise an attractive landing spot again<p>For the first time since the asset-draining Deron …

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Barkley given worst odds to win celebrity golf tournament

Charles Barkley's reputation on the links certainly precedes him ahead of the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, set to tee off …

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UFC 228 will be in Dallas at American Airlines Center; what we know:

Fort Worth's James Vick makes his fight look easy; Dallas' Rashad Coulter brawls at UFC 211<p>Two other bouts have been reported: Yair Rodriguez vs. …

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Jazz, Derrick Favors stay together with 2-year, $36M agreement

The Utah Jazz have agreed to terms to sign forward-center Derrick Favors to a two-year, $36 million deal, Favors told The Undefeated.<p>Favors met with …

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Report: Derrick Favors Returns to Jazz on 2-Year, $36 Million Deal

Derrick Favors is returning to the Utah Jazz for a ninth consecutive season after inking a two-year deal with more than $36 million, per Yahoo’s …

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Derrick Favors agrees to 2-year, $36M deal to return to Jazz

Free agent Derrick Favors has agreed to a two-year, $36 million deal to return to the Utah Jazz, his agent, Wallace Prather, told Yahoo Sports.<p>Favors …

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NBA Free-Agency Rumors: Derrick Favors, Jazz to Meet Sunday in Atlanta

The Utah Jazz will reportedly meet with free-agent power forward Derrick Favors in Atlanta on Sunday, according to Tony Jones of the <i>Salt Lake Tribune</i>.<p>Favors has spent parts of eight seasons with the Jazz, but he can start negotiating with all teams Sunday as an unrestricted free agent.<p>After …

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Video: J.R. Smith throws the ball after losing to Deron Williams

Contrary to what some might think, Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith is not spending his offseason sulking in a corner of his room after a bitter …

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Chris Paul, Aaron Rodgers Try out a Variety of Sports at Charity Golf Tournament

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hosted the first of two days at the State Farm Showdown on Wednesday, a charity golf tournament that featured a number of NBA and NFL players.<p>Among the NBA players in attendance were JR Smith, Mike Conley and …

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Deron Williams visits Jazz practice facility, further evidence of a narrowing divide

It’s not unusual for pictures of the Utah Jazz practice facility to show up on Instagram. What was intriguing when one showed up Tuesday was the …

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Behind Dwight Howard's sad plummet to a salary dump

Both the Nets and Dwight Howard have come a long, unfortunate way from his 2012 demand to be traded to Brooklyn. Howard, then in his sixth straight …

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Deron Williams: I've talked with Dwight Howard about teaming up 'for years'

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams says he's talked with Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard about playing together since the 2008</b> …

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TBT: Deron Williams, ‘Redeem Team USA’ win Gold Medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics

Former Illini Deron Williams took home the Gold Medal ten years ago this summer in China.Summer has a way of bringing people together. If 2018 was a …

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Deron Williams Says He Can Beat Michael Jordan at Golf and 'He Can Beat Me'

Deron Williams didn't spend any time on the NBA hardwood last season, but he has put in serious hours on the links.<p>And one of his chief rivals is Michael Jordan.<p>Speaking to the <i>Deseret News</i>' Mike Sorensen, Williams confirmed he and Jordan have had some serious battles at Glenwild Golf Club in Park …

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Kragthorpe: Deron Williams is thrilled to move beyond ‘Most Hated’ status in Utah. Thanks, Gordon Hayward.

<b>Provo</b><p>Judging by the reactions of people who wonder why he’s in the state, Deron Williams might hold the distinction of Most Surprising Utahn.<p>Yet, …

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This Day in Atlanta Hawks History – April 27th

History hasn’t been too kind to the Atlanta Hawks on April 27th.<p>Throughout Franchise history, the Atlanta Hawks are 3-5 on games played on April …

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Art, the NBA and Caris LeVert (among others)

Whenever a segment of American life gains wealth, art has a special place, as a pursuit, as an investment, as a way of showing you’ve arrived. The …

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Raja Bell tells his version of what happened night Jerry Sloan quit in Utah

It is the stuff of legend in Utah. Well, Sloan was already a legend there having coached the team for 22 seasons, through the John Stockton/Karl …

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Off the Bench podcast: Raja Bell details Jerry Sloan/Deron Williams breakup with Jazz - CBSSports.com

CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter<p>Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.<p>I agree that …

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Chris Bosh Hopes For One More Opportunity To Suit Up

Right before the 2008 Olympics kicked off in Beijing, China, five members of the USA Basketball National Team were waiting in California for a …

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Greatest Illini Men’s Basketball Player Ever Tournament Championship

It’s Dee vs. Deron.Illinois Men’s Basketball missed the <b>NCAA Tournament</b> again this season, marking five years in a row without a bid for the Illini. …

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NFL's Michael Bennett Charged With Injuring Paraplegic Woman at Super Bowl LI

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end faces up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for incident in February 2017<p>Philadelphia Eagles defensive end …

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Nets seek season-high third straight victory

NEW YORK -- In their last two games, the Brooklyn Nets made enough plays in the fourth quarter and won.<p>If they get into a close game Wednesday …

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Kansas, Xavier brand names that could bust tourney brackets

The will to win is the primary motivation for every college from Abilene Christian to Youngstown State. Athletic directors, coaches, players, …

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Cavs Rumors: Deron Williams Emerges Again As Potential Late-Season Acquisition, Reports ‘Hoops Rumors’

Luke Adams of ‘Hoops Rumors’ thinks former All-Star Deron Williams is in conversation as possible candidate to round out the Cavaliers’ lineup for …

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Illinois Basketball: Leron Black testing the NBA waters is a good move

Late on Friday night, Illinois basketball fans received some heartbreaking news.<p>According to Eric Schmidt, a television reporter in the Chicago area, …

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