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Alabama’s opening week starting QB is transferring

On September 3rd, Blake Barnett started for the University of Alabama in its 2016 opener against USC. Less than a month later, the quarterback is reportedly transferring. During the Tide’s 52-6 beatdown of the Trojans, Barnett went 5-for-6 on passing attempts for 100 yards and one touchdown. The redshirt freshman has appeared in three of Alabama’s four games this year, but...
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Cubs sign Theo Epstein to five-year extension

Since former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein joined the Chicago Cubs as their president of baseball operations back in 2011, the organization has enjoyed a vast amount of success. Now, heading into a postseason where they are seen as favorites to win the World Series, the Cubs have rewarded Epstein for his hard work. #Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts announces the team...
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Marlins players surrounded Jose Fernandez’s hearse during its procession

It’s been three days since the world learned of the tragic death of Jose Fernandez, and the emotions are still raw for everyone involved, especially the Marlins themselves. Today, as Fernandez’s body was driven through Miami in a public procession and memorial, the team surrounded the hearse as it made its way through the streets of Miami. The entire @Marlins team surrounds...
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Jason Garrett: Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee

There’s no telling when Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant will be on the field again, but it’s almost assuredly not going to be this week against the San Francisco 49ers. Speaking to media in the Bay Area, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett indicated that Bryant suffered a hairline fracture in his knee last Sunday night against the Chicago Bears. Jason Garrett...
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Newspaper runs insensitive headline following Mets win

There are editors for a reason. Most papers also has specific headline writers for a reason. It’s all part of the process. A process that includes providing quality content and making sure all your I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed. Unfortunately, mistakes are sometimes made. The idea of formulating a sexy headline also plays a role in this often. Whatever the reason, the...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling plans to run against Elizabeth Warren in 2018

Watch out, Elizabeth Warren, because Curt Schilling will be gunning for your Senate seat in the future. The hardcore Republican indicated his plans to run for president in 2024 awhile back, but it all starts somewhere, and for Schilling, it’s at the Senate level. Schilling outlined his plan in an interview with TMZ Sports, also adding that he’d “love to give the White House...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tebow homers on first pitch he sees in first game

How did Tim Tebow’s first official at-bat as a professional baseball player go? Home run, of course. Tebow appeared in his first instructional league game with the New York Mets organization on Wednesday. He swing at the first pitch he saw and drove it deep to left-center field. And, wouldn’t you know, it left the ballpark. Tim Tebow hits Home Run in debut at bat #MLB pic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Garoppolo still dealing with shoulder pain, mobility

The New England Patriots may be holding out hope that they can get Jimmy Garoppolo back under center for Week 4, but his body reportedly isn’t quite cooperating. CSN New England’s Michael Giardi reported Tuesday that Garoppolo is still dealing with pain in his throwing shoulder and has yet to regain full mobility there. Garoppolo is still in pain and does not yet have full...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt placed on IR, reportedly expected to miss rest of 2016

The latest back injury that J.J. Watt suffered is as bad as initially feared, as the Houston Texans sent the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year to injured reserve on Tuesday. While the league’s new IR rules allow for a team to designate one player on the list to return later in the year, reports indicate the Texans are not optimistic about Watt playing again in 2016. ...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals GM: Strasburg ‘unlikely to pitch in NLDS’

The Washington Nationals are headed to the playoffs, but it’s likely that they’ll be without Stephen Strasburg. General manager Mike Rizzo announced on Tuesday that Strasburg will likely be inactive for the NLDS. GM Mike Rizzo said Strasburg is unlikely to pitch in NLDS. — Chase Hughes (@chasehughesCSN) September 27, 2016 This is hardly surprising. Strasburg hasn’t pitched...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nebraska regent wants players kicked off team for kneeling during anthem

On Saturday, three Nebraska football players continued the trend of players kneeling during the National Anthem. Thus far, the reaction has been mostly negative. Nebraska senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, who was one of the three players that knelt, told the media Monday about the racist feedback he’s been receiving since his decision prior to Nebraska’s game against Northwestern...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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