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  Gary Harris is truly amazing and is a hit in Indiana. Luckily for me, I live in the same county as the Hamilton Southeastern High School star. In fact, he’s shouted me out in his 9000th tweet (I feel so special).  As one of the top players in the state with Yogi Ferrell and one of the top in the nation, Harris has made a name for himself quickly. He recently...

  Nicki Minaj is one of the weirder people in the music industry. After making her name with Young Money a couple of years ago, she has grown into one of the top female rappers in the nation.  In her latest song, she dissed Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh due to his infamous crying incident after they lost to the Dallas Mavericks in Game Six of the NBA Finals.  Here...

  Instead of the traditional NFL kickoff game starting on a Thursday, this season will be slightly different as it kicks off on September 5th, a Wednesday.  Now why is this happening? To avoid a conflict. The NFL will have the game a day before due to Barack Obama’s speech on September 6 at the Democratic National Convention.  The Super-Bowl champion Giants...

Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto stopped by the Apollo Theater in Harlem to promote their May 5th Welterweight fight! We couldn’t have a press conference without Manny Pacquiao being brought up…. JRSportBrief JRSportBrief covers the latest sports news, game highlights, and athletes of professional sports. JR gives his opinions on all sports: Basketball,...

Many oddsmakers have Michigan as a 13 point underdog in the season opener against Alabama. We all know games are won on the field and not on paper or in Vegas. The Crimson Tide should be the favorites since they are the defending national champion. But it will be a new year so it’s no guarantee the Tide will roll over Michigan. Former Michigan receiver...

There was a point when Brandon Roy was one of the top young players in the game. Roy garnered Rookie of the Year honors and was a three time All-Star. Then his knees betrayed him and he wasn’t the same player. There were flashes, like the playoff comeback against Dallas last year, but due to no cartilage in his knees, Roy was robbed of his explosiveness...

  Ever since Plaxico Burress got reinstated to the NFL, many rumors started piling up that he could join Michael Vick in Philadelphia. However, it never happened as he went on to play for the New York Jets. Burress showed he could still play, and he did well for a 34-year-old.  He finished off the season with 45 catches for 612 yards along with eight touchdowns. Now...

  Rumors have had it that Mario Manningham is about 75-100 percent chance of leaving the New York Giants, due to the money issues. However, the wide receiver told WFAN Radio that he’s “50-50″ on returning to the Super Bowl champions.  “It is 50-50 percent chance,” said Manningham, an unrestricted free agent. “We are not sure what...

The non-hockey market of Columbus, Ohio will have to continue waiting for a contender. No biggie, right? It has only been 12 years. I doubt that very many people really care but the Columbus Blue Jackets are once again left to rebuild. An expansion franchise that has never really...

Jeff Fisher might want to think before he follows through with this idea. Signing free agent defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth. Yes, the same Haynesworth who has washed out since leaving the Tennessee Titans in a contract year. When asked by a reporter if there was any interest in Haynesworth, Fisher didn’t completely dismiss the notion of having the...