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Watch: Flyers score hilarious slow-motion goal against Rangers

During Sunday’s Philadelphia Flyers versus New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden, Jori Lehtera was credited with the most improbable goal you’re likely to see in quite some time.Defenseman Andrew MacDonald barely breathed on the puck, sending it Jori Lehtera’s way. While Lehtera was credited with scoring the goal, slow-motion replay shows he probably didn’t even get his...
Via Sportsnaut
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘No indication’ Royals are trying to re-sign Moustakas

With Eric Hosmer headed to the San Diego Padres, there has been some speculation that the Kansas City Royals could try to bring back third baseman Mike Moustakas instead.However, there is no real indication that’s going to happen, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, who reported Sunday that the Royals have yet to make any real effort to retain Moustakas. With few contenders in need...
Via Larry Brown Sports
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns may bring back Terrelle Pryor

The Cleveland Browns may bring back a familiar face next season to help bolster their offense.According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, free agent wide receiver Terrelle Pryor “will be on the Browns’ radar” this offseason.Cabot notes that Pryor never particularly wanted to leave Cleveland in the first place, and with his replacement Kenny Britt already out the door, the Browns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
58 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mets GM on Tebow: 'I think he will play in the major leagues'

Tim Tebow is back with the New York Mets for spring training, and team general manager Sandy Alderson has high hopes for his charismatic ace in the hole. Many will undoubtedly scoff at this statement, thinking it’s nothing more than a publicity ploy. After all, Tebow is a huge draw, even at the minor league levels, where he pulled in record crowds last year.That said, we can’t ignore...
Via Sportsnaut
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If true, Krushelnitsky doping for curling is dumbest thing ever

Russian athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky reportedly tested positive for meldonium, a drug that increases blood flow and helps with exercise capacity. This report was initially brought to light by Russian publication Sport Express and later confirmed by Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber or Reuters, who cited a source.The nation of Russia was banned from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang...
Via SNIPdaily
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NL East notes: Braves, Nats, Gio, Phillies

The Braves are attempting to add an outfielder, Jon Morosi of MLB.com tweets. With soon-to-be ex-Ray Corey Dickerson now available, Morosi wonders if Atlanta could emerge as a suitor for him. The Braves currently have two entrenched starting outfielders in center fielder Ender Inciarte and right fielder Nick Markakis, and all-world prospect Ronald Acuna is charging toward the majors...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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NFL releases statement about racial comments by fans

The NHL released a statement this morning about Saturday night’s incident in Chicago in which four fans directed racial remarks towards Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. The African American forward was taunted by fans who were sitting near the penalty box in the third period of the game with the Blackhawks, while he was serving a five-minute major for fighting.According...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL teams wondering if Marcus Peters will be traded

It seems pretty far-fetched that the Kansas City Chiefs would be looking to trade cornerback Marcus Peters, but according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk some people around the NFL are wondering if that’s the case.The reason this question is emerging stems from the fact that Kansas City will soon have Kyle Fuller on the roster thanks to the trade that will send Alex Smith to...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlantic notes: Dinwiddie, Marks, Irving, Ntilikina

Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie added to his breakout season Saturday by winning the Skills Challenge, but it’s going to be a while before he can cash in on his success. Dinwiddie is making the league minimum of $1,524,305 this season with a team option for next season at the minimum of $1,656,092.As detailed recently by Danny Leroux of Real GM, the three-year contract Dinwiddie signed...
Via Hoops Rumors
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFC West notes: Wilson, Cardinals, Foster

Yesterday, we learned that Seahawks QB Russell Wilson could be in line for a new contract with an AAV of $30MM as early as next offseason (he is under club control through 2019, and Seattle does not revisit deals that have more than one year remaining). While that report raised some eyebrows, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com (who penned the above-referenced article) tweets that Wilson...
Via Pro Football Rumors
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Mayweather Sr. indicates Floyd Jr. is training for UFC

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has given several hints that he is considering at least one mixed martial arts fight, and the undefeated boxer’s father believes things are heading in that direction.In a recent interview with Amer Abdallah for Mayweather’s YouTube channel, Floyd Mayweather Sr. was asked if the hype surrounding his son fighting in the UFC is real.“The way I see it, I have to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

AL notes: Moose, Royals, Rays, Dickerson, O’s, Mauer, Ellsbury

The Eric Hosmer era is over in Kansas City, and free agent third baseman Mike Moustakas could become the next Royals cornerstone to head elsewhere. Although general manager Dayton Moore said earlier this month that Moustakas hasn’t prioritized re-signing with the Royals this offseason, it’s still possible he’ll re-up with KC, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag (Twitter link). Now...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers notes: LeBron, Irving, Love, Wade

Today’s All-Star Game will reunite LeBron James and Kyrie Irving as teammates for the first time since the trade that sent Irving to Boston for three players and two draft picks. They were on the court together at Saturday’s practice and neither made a big deal out of the reunion, relays Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com.Irving told reporters it was “pretty awesome” to be back with James...
Via Hoops Rumors
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck excited about Frank Reich's 'uptempo' offense

The Indianapolis Colts need a fresh start. But luckily for them, that comes in the form of new head coach Frank Reich. Meanwhile, franchise quarterback Andrew Luck is coming off his year-long absence. But he is looking forward to working under Reich.“That sounds great.”A simple observation, of course. But Luck doesn’t stop there.“I know all the best offenses that I’ve been a part...
Via The Sports Post
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia KOs Brandon Rios with brutal punch

Danny Garcia took care of Brandon Rios in Saturday’s welterweight title eliminator, and emerged victorious in a big way.Garcia caught Rios with a brutal right cross in the ninth round, which knocked his opponent onto the mat.Rios was clearly dazed, but he did eventually get up, resulting in the ref attempting to determine if he was fit to continue. It was decided that he was not...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Hosmer, Padres agree to eight-year deal

At the beginning of MLB’s offseason, Scott Boras and his client Eric Hosmer were looking for an eight-year deal. But as days passed, not much would happen. Until Saturday night, when Hosmer would get his eight-year deal. But not from the Kansas City Royals, the team he has known since 2008.Instead, he is on his way to the San Diego Padres.Of course, the contract does have one catch...
Via The Sports Post
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Curry blows off reporter's question about MVP award

Two-Time MVP Stephen Curry had no interest in answering a question from a reporter about the prestigious award.Curry was practicing on the court ahead of Sunday’s All-Star Game when he was swarmed by media members. A reporter was seen asking him the following question, which he had no interest in answering.“MVP, you or James Harden?” she asked.Curry responded with a “ha” and then...
Via The Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green on Fox News host's comments: 'It just shows where we really are'

Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham made news earlier this week by calling out LeBron James and Kevin Durant for their criticism of President Trump.The comments themselves can be seen many ways. But to the objective person out there, they’re seen as divisive and rhetorical. For some, they’re even downright racist. LeBron has already spoken out on the comments multiple times, most recently...
Via SNIPdaily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook gives perfect response to LA fans chanting for Paul George

Reigning MVP Russell Westbrook knew exactly how to shut down fans that attempted to steal his thunder while he spoke to reporters at All-Star Media Day.Westbrook was fielding questions at the podium, when Los Angeles fans began chanting “We want Paul!” to show some love for his Thunder teammate. Paul George was born in the Los Angeles area, and Lakers fans have been attempting to...
Via The Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Check out this insane MMA knockout

Mixed martial arts fighters have to be among the most gutsy athletes in the world. In any given moment, one can be knocked out in multiple ways. A punch to the face, roundhouse kick to the grill or something completely different.Muay Thai fighter Mark Frazer found this out in a big way in a recent bout against Robby Drought. And it’s all sorts of insane.Watch below as Frazer takes...
Via SNIPdaily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss
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