At the end of the Cavaliers’ championship parade in Cleveland on Wednesday, all 15 Cavs players were asked to take the stage and say a few words to the estimated 1.3 million people in attendance. One by one, every player—from benchwarmers like Jordan McRae to All-Stars like Kyrie Irving—got up and talked about what it was like to play for the Cavs this season. Some of the speeches were memorable (Kevin Love did his with two WWE belts over his shoulders, while J.R. Smith did his, of course, shirtless), others not so much (sorry, Sasha Kaun). But the Cavs obviously saved the best for last.
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Described as “energetic, lively, and ready to work,” the Hungarian Pumi has just become the 190th breed recognized by the American Kennel Club. It’s been a long road for the Pumi to get to this point—a showcase for how hard it is for dogs to enter into this exclusive club.
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Nobody could’ve envisioned what happened Wednesday on April 28, 2012.
That’s when Derrick Rose reigned as the youngest most valuable player in NBA history and the Bulls stood as the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
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Could our genes continue thriving even though we have passed on? A new animal study suggests that genes continue to work up to 48 hours after death.
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Last year, Chris Borland of the San Francisco 49ers announced he was quitting football because of the high risk of concussion and long-term brain damage, despite protective helmets. And he’s not alone: it’s a growing concern, particularly for teenaged athletes. But a new collar inspired by the humble woodpecker may help protect athletes from such trauma in the future .
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For a frigid little space rock at the ass-end of the solar system, Pluto is full surprises. Ice volcanoes, hazy skies, vast plains of churning nitrogen, what’s next? Just maybe, a subsurface ocean.
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Michael Jackson was once under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of minors and now new reports allegedly from a search of his home are restarting the controversy all over again. Footage obtained by theDaily Mail allegedly shows the Santa Barbara Sheriff office searching Jackson’s famous Neverland home back in 2003 and finding a stockpile of books and images featuring pornographic material.
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