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Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who recently checked into the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has passed away from cancer. He was 80 years old.

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A former aerospace engineer and real estate developer, Buss purchased the Lakers, the NHL's Los Angeles Kings and the Forum from Jack Kent Cooke in 1979.

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University of California Coach Mike Montgomery has apologized for going all Bob Knight on a player.

Early in the second half of last night's game against USC, Montgomery called timeout and then shoved star guard Allen Crabbe in the chest. Watch the incident take place here:

An all-conference performer last season, Crabbe was clearly disturbed but he act, exiting to the team locker room before returning and scoring 10 points in the final 10 minutes as Cal ended up prevailing 76-68.

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The greatest basketball player in the history of mankind celebrates a milestone birthday today.

Michael Jordan turns 50!

The former Bulls star and six-time NBA champion is now a partial owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. They are atrocious at basketball, but MJ was amazing. Just watch these highlights for proof:

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Kate Upton, long rumored to be dating Justin Verlader, may not be after all. In a recent interview, the 2013 SI swimsuit issue cover girl said she's single.

Yes guys, you still have a chance. Not a very good one, but a chance.

Kate Upton Topless Photograph

In an interview with FOX 2 Detroit on Thursday, Kate Upton clammed up when asked a lengthy, leading question about her "boyfriend Justin Verlander."

"Actually, I'm single right now," she said, to the surprise and delight of young fellas everywhere. "So I spent my [Valentine's Day] in Melbourne, Florida."

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Just six months ago, Chad Ochocinco was arrested for head-butting Evelyn Lozada after his wife found a condom receipt in their car and exploded on him.

Now disgraced, divorced and out of an NFL job ... he's dating Lauren Popeil, CEO of Popeil Cuisine! Talk about the right recipe for Valentine's Day love!

Lauren Popeil, Chad Ochocinco

The lovebirds grabbed lunch at Le Pain de Quotidien before watching the Real Madrid vs. Manchester United match in Madrid, Spain this week.

Lauren Popeil tweeted:

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Oscar Pistorius' Nike ad during the 2012 London Olympics - part of the athletic giant's "Weapon" series - declared the sprinter a "bullet in the chamber."

Given the stunning events of this morning, when Pistorius was arrested for murder in South Africa, those words have taken on a chilling new meaning.

Oscar Pistorius Nike Ad

Early Thursday, South African police arrested the double amputee and Olympic inspiration for the shooting death of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Initial reports indicated that the death was an accident, but police have refrained from definitive statements on the crime; he is due in court tomorrow.

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Following his team's loss to Connecticut last night, Jim Boeheim was barely in the mood to answer questions from the press.

Still, he performed his duties as Syracuse head coach... until it came to ESPN reporter Andy Katz.

Responding to a simple question about the historic rivalry between the schools, Boeheim cut Katz off and then cut him down to size with:

"I'll answer anyone's question but yours because you're an idiot and really a disloyal person. And a few other things I can add, but I'm not gonna go there."

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Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend, was a model, law school graduate, entrepreneur and advocate for the empowerment of women.

The 30-year-old was set to give an inspirational talk today at a Johannesburg school before being shot dead. Pistorius has been charged with murder.

Reeva Steenkamp Photo

She was overshadowed last year by Pistorius, a double amputee who became an Olympic track standout, holding his own against all odds - and the world.

But Reeva Steenkamp was a celebrity in her own right, having been among FHM magazine's 100 Sexiest Women in the World for two years running.

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Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn's low-key relationship is not just the real deal, it's going well, apparently. They're spending time with each other's families!

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It's been that way from the start for the golf legend and skiing champion; Vonn's brother gave ski lessons to Woods' daughter Sam, 5, and son Charlie, 4.

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods, who have not commented on the romance, met at a charity event in April 2012, but things didn't get serious until the fall.

"Their friendship slowly turned into a relationship," an insider said.

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