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Legendary Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler retiring after 2018-19 season

The man known for his “oh me, oh my!” call will retire at the end of the 2018-19 season. Ralph Lawler, who has been the voice of the Los Angeles Clippers for 40 years, will sign off for the final time after 3,000-plus games as the team’s play-by-play announcer. “It’s hard to imagine life without the Clippers, but this is ...

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Peyton Manning explains how his legendary 'Saturday Night Live' skit almost didn’t happen

Whenever an athlete is asked to host “Saturday Night Live,” we end up getting one of two things out of the episode: It’s either hilarious or it’s 90 minutes of total awkwardness.  Back in 2007, Peyton Manning hosted the show and his performance definitely falls in the first category. Although Manning produced several memorable skits, the one rem… Headlines

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Reliving the legendary Trevor Hoffman trade

SAN DIEGO — Last month, legendary Padres closer Trevor Hoffman took his place in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. This weekend, he’ll be immortalized at Petco Park. The Padres are set to unveil a statue of Hoffman on Saturday, and they’ll spend their entire weekend series against Arizona celebrating the beloved right-hander. Hoffman’s No. 51 is already ...

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Legendary Moments In NBA History: Golden State Warriors end 40-year NBA title drought

In the summer of 1975, Rick Barry, Clifford Ray, Butch Beard, Jamaal Wilkes, Charles Johnson and the rest of the Golden State Warriors were the biggest stars in the Bay Area. That crew swept the 60-win Washington Bullets in the 1975 Finals, giving the Warriors their first title since 1956.  After that Finals moment, thought, a long 40-year stretch of letdowns, ...

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Legendary Moments In NBA History: New York Knicks return to NBA Finals at last

During a two-decade long stretch in the 20th century, fans of the New York Knicks waited season after season for their team to return to The Finals stage after they won it all in 1974. Many seasons of heartbreak, disappointment and unfulfilled dreams spanned that 20-year stretch until June 5, 1994. It was on that date that Patrick Ewing and ...

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