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Broncos fans want Phil Simms to stop calling their games

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have called plenty of Denver Broncos games over the years given the team’s long-term success.  And now Broncos fans are coming together to gently ask CBS to never have them call another Denver game again, specifically the former Giants quarterback.  Nantz can stay. Broncos fans (apparently) think Simms has a deep-seeded bias against their team.  Perhaps...
Via Awful Announcing
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

After accepting a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall, Chris Davis will be away from the Baltimore Orioles for the immediate future. That doesn’t necessarily mean Davis will be out of the news, however. On Monday, the Orioles first baseman found himself in a situation that required assistance, and he provided just that. Terrible […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

How long will Dennis Allen last in Oakland?

Fresh off a 30-14 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday, there is talk around the league that Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen might very well be out of a job in the not-so-distant future. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen indicated on air earlier Monday that there has been whispers about Allen’s job and that he knows “a lot of people around the league are talking about it.” ...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

MLB hands Jonathan Papelbon seven-game suspension

After giving up a career high four runs while blowing a save on Sunday, Jonathan Papelbon appeared to grab his crotch in response to fans booing him. Umpire Joe West thought the gesture was worthy of an ejection, and now we have learned that MLB thinks it was worthy of a seven game suspension. He will begin serving the suspension tonight, and will not appeal. Video of the crotch...
Via Phillies Nation
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Morehead State student has incredible dunk fail

This Morhead State dunk fail is a wonderful reminder that basketball season is on its way.
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tebow makes debut on 'Good Morning America'

Tim Tebow's "Good Morning America" debut for "Motivate Me Monday" was fantastic. Here's video of his introduction.
Via Gamedayr
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick on language flag: ‘I didn’t say anything’

Colin Kaepernick became the first player in NFL history to be flagged for using “inappropriate language” on Sunday night. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback was handed the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after throwing an interception in the fourth quarter, and there was speculation that the flag was thrown because he used the N-word. Kaepernick said that […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

RG3: MRI results negative, no fracture

When Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III seemed to suffer a catastrophic lower-leg injury against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday indications were that he would miss the entire season with a dislocated ankle.  The embattled quarterback is now telling us to hold up on rushing to a conclusion here. According to the Washington Post, RGIII indicated that he does...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings: Adrian Peterson to return to team, play in Week 3

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that RB Adrian Peterson will return to the team this week and will be allowed to play in their Week 4 matchup. Here’s the statement from Vikings Owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf: Today’s decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced by our decision to deactivate Adrian from yesterday’s game, this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five QBs who should be benched

We are two weeks into the 2014 season and some teams need to make a change at the quarterback position.Robert Griffin III's injury will allow the Redskins to do what they probably should have done before the season began, start Kirk Cousins. We may have seen RGIII play his last snap for the Washington Redskins.But on to the quarterbacks who currently are the starting quarterbacks...
Via Football Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 2 statistical tailgate

NFL Week 2 proved to be a war of attrition, at least for the list of Pro Bowl players who fell to injuries. And the defending Super Bowl Champions also took one on the chin as well.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL admits refs missed Harvin stepping out of bounds on TD

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver scored a scintillating touchdown on Sunday — or did he? The dynamic playmaker continued what’s been an already impressive start to the season with a 51-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the San Diego Chargers. However, Harvin’s touchdown had one glaring issue: Harvin stepped out of bounds as he raced down the sidelines. It was pretty...
Via NESN.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss
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Broncos fans really dislike Phil Simms

Chris Davis helps flip truck on highway

How long will Dennis Allen last?

Papelbon gets seven-game suspension

WATCH: Student has incredible dunk fail

WATCH: Tebow makes 'GMA' debut

Kaepernick on language flag: ‘I didn’t say anything’

RG3: MRI results positive, no fracture

Adrian Peterson to play in Week 3

Five QBs who should be benched

NFL Week 2 statistical tailgate

NFL admits refs erred on Harvin TD

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