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bomani_jones

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Biding time 'til the next time somebody fires me. If you work here, please don't take this as an invitation.

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NBA Draft Preview: 5 Super Important Questions

The 2012 NBA Draft is upon us, and Bomani Jones still has more questions than answers.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder Need A Boost From A Booster

The Thunder have some contract questions on the horizon, namely what to do with James Harden and Serge Ibaka. How to pay both these players seems like a problem, unless they take advice from...

All Things, Good And Bad, Come To An End

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R.A. Dickey's scoreless innings streak is over, as is LeBron James' championship drought. More importantly, so is the Jerry Sandusky trial. All that and more in this week's Monday Morning Jones.

Wanna Take Lance Armstrong To Court? Don't Even Try It

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Why taking Lance Armstrong to court over steroid allegations is a bad idea.

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Miami Heat Using Their 'Old Man Game' To Stop Thunder

After losing Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat have started to use their age and experience to beat the OKC Thunder.

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It's The Heat's Turn To Look Unstoppable

Remember when the Thunder looked unbeatable in the NBA Finals ... after one game? One more loss for Oklahoma City, and the Miami Heat will be impossible to beat. That, and much more in the Monday...

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'Bomani & Jones': Which Stars Are Watching The NBA Finals?

Which NBA stars watch the Finals when they aren't playing in them? Bomani Jones investigates.

NBA Finals Overshadowed By David Stern's Ignorance

David Stern let the NBA Finals be overshadowed by the lottery because of his inability to address real concerns fans have.

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Crown The King: LeBron James Will Win His First NBA Title

Why Miami will win the NBA Finals, why everything will change for Kevin Durant win or lose, and why I enjoyed the travesty that was Pacquiao-Bradley. Time for the Monday Morning Jones.

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NBA Players: Stop Wearing Ridiculous Clothing

Stained-glass shirts? Glasses with no glass? Please tell me NBA players aren't paying for this fashion advice.

Attention UCLA: Diddy Makes Things Hot

Bomani Jones on how UCLA can utilize Diddy to once again make things hot for their athletics.

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Who's To Blame For Miami Heat Losing? Everyone

Whose fault was it that the Heat didn't pull out a win against the Celtics on Sunday? Just about everyone's. That, Spurs-Thunder, Tiger's "back" (again) and more in this week's Monday Morning Jones.

'Bomani & Jones' On The One Thing LoLo Jones Needs To Do

Olympic track and field star Lolo Jones is looking for a man. She has discussed this search openly on "HBO's Real Sports," but before she can find one, there's something else she needs to do....

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PSA To NFL Players: Don't Let The Franchise Tag You

Wes Welker is just the latest NFL player to seem surprised the club he plays for doesn't gleefully hand out lucrative, long-term contract extensions. It may not make you popular with the fans, but...

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Don't Forget: There's A Reason LeBron James Was The MVP

This weekend reminded us how good LeBron James is, how much better Kevin Durant has gotten, and that Father Time can sneak up on even Kobe Bryant. That and more in this week's Monday Morning Jones.

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Fixing The NBA Playoffs: Heat Vs. Celtics Or Bust

No offense to the Pacers and Sixers, but exactly nobody outside of your respective fan bases cares to see you in the NBA's version of the Final Four. You don't have to like the Heat and Celtics to...

Bomani Jones Stars As 'The Arbitrator': Settling Sports Debates Since 2004

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In the first episode of "Bomani & Jones," we chronicled the #BEATEMDOWN Ryan Braun and the MLB Players Association put on baseball in his steroid case. Well, it turns out the man who made it...

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A Special Message For The Knicks Fan Who Just Got Out Of Jail

The second round of the NBA Playoffs has begun. As you know, the Knicks aren't there. But imagine you were the biggest Knicks fan in the world, but you were the last to find out what happened...

Battle Los Angeles: Why L.A. Is The Epicenter Of The Sports World

The Staples Center will be busy for at least another week. Here's a preview of Lakers-Thunder, Spurs-Clippers and much more in this week's Monday Morning Jones.

'Bomani & Jones' Celebrates Being Utterly Wrong About Sports Predictions

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Ever go out on a limb to make a prediction? Bomani has. But at least he can man up an admit when he wrong. Here are five of his biggest misses.

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'He's Still In The League?!': The NBA Game Within The Game

Oh, the suspense of the NBA Playoffs. Not who will win -- but which old or forgotten might show up that you never expected to see again. We quizzed some local hoopsters to find out: "Is he still in...

Floyd Mayweather Was Bigger This Weekend Than Even Justin Bieber

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Love Floyd Mayweather or hate him, but he puts on a great show. That, plus we're one step closer to seven games of Thunder-Lakers. Here's the Monday Morning Jones.

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'Bomani & Jones': Vote For The Biggest NBA Playoffs Super Fan!

Everybody in the NBA Playoffs has SOMEBODY pulling for them (OK, maybe not the Hawks). But who is rooting the hardest? Text your vote* for the NBA's biggest Super Fan! (*don't actually text, it's...

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'Bomani & Jones': 1999 Vs. 2012, And Why The Spurs Will Obviously Win The Title Again

The NBA Playoffs have begun. The easiest, laziest way to predict how they'll end? Well, the Spurs won the title the last time there was a lockout, so they must win now! It's not as silly as the...

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Derrick Rose's Injury Was Unfortunate, But Tom Thibodeau Is Not To Blame

Derrick Rose's torn ACL drastically changes the landscape of the NBA Playoffs, but it was no one's fault. Although It does kill the Bulls' hopes of winning the East. That and more as we recap the...

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'Bomani & Jones': The Mockery Draft Selects Top Media-Contrived Storylines

The NFL mock draft is just the most recent example of sports media pushing the importance of the meaningless. What else are you being seduced into watching ...

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'Bomani & Jones', Episode 10: Other NBA Teams Who Need Paul Silas

Luckily for the Bobcats, this season will soon be over, freeing them from being on one of the worst teams in NBA history. It also frees them from the fear of smiling for too long and getting...

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How Metta World Peace's Cheap Shot Managed To Hijack The Sporting Weekend

A weekend where the NHL lowered the boom on one of its repeat offenders ended with David Stern having to decide what to do with one of his own after Metta World Peace elbowed James Harden. But...

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'Bomani & Jones': The Thunder Are The Rolling Stones Of The NBA

We're not sure about LeBron comparing his team to The Beatles, but we're pretty sure the Oklahoma City Thunder remind us of the Rolling Stones.

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Heat Win On The Road, And It Means Nothing; Flyers Pound Pens, And It Means Everything

The Heat won a road game against a good team. And a man does a rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" mimicking a rooster. It was that kind of weekend in sports.

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