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Dorial Green-Beckham fined for wearing non-charity Yeezy cleats

Dorial Green-Beckham was fined over $6,000 by the NFL on Friday for wearing cleats last weekend that had no charity connection. Last weekend, NFL players were allowed to wear cleats outside of the league’s generally approved standards in order to support charities. Green-Beckham decided to wear the popular Yeezy cleats, from rapper Kanye West’s fashion line, and said they were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chargers GM won’t commit to Mike McCoy’s return in 2017

On the brink of clinching a second consecutive losing season, the San Diego Chargers don’t seem to be all that confident in head coach Mike McCoy’s future with the team. In his weekly appearance on Xtra 1360 FOX Sports Radio, Chargers general manager Tom Telesco was asked about the possibility of bringing McCoy back for next season but wouldn’t commit to the idea. “Contrary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Police close to arresting Matt Barnes for alleged assault

Police are close to making an arrest of Matt Barnes for his alleged assault of a woman at a nightclub in New York early Monday, according to a report. The New York Daily News’ Graham Rayman reports the news and says Barnes is likely to be charged for misdemeanor assault, while teammate DeMarcus Cousins would likely avoid charges. Barnes is accused of choking a woman at Avenue...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo: Cryptic Instagram posts were about Phil Jackson

Carmelo Anthony on Friday confirmed what most suspected by admitting two cryptic Instagram posts from Thursday were about New York Knicks president Phil Jackson. The entire kerfuffle was spawned by Jackson suggesting during an interview earlier this week that Anthony’s ball-hogging ways prevented him from thriving in the triangle offense. But as far as Anthony is concerned -...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors won’t go away

DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors continue to pop up with many in the NBA expecting the Sacramento Kings to part with the big man before his contract expires With Cousins having one year left on his deal and the Kings spinning their wheels, everybody but Cousins seems to want him to get dealt to a contender. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Kings still won’t budge: Sources...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL folks think Jabrill Peppers ‘more hype than substance'?

Jabrill Peppers is one of the most talked about players in college football and is headed to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist, but is it possible he’s not as good as advertised? In his weekly scouting notebook, Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller passed along a fascinating quote on the topic from an NFL director of college scouting. “You’re going to draft a safety with...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Haden: Winless Browns the 'laughingstock of every joke’

The 0-12 Cleveland Browns currently are on a collision course with infamy, only four losses away from joining the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only NFL teams to ever go 0-16. And Joe Haden is miserable over it. In fact, the Browns cornerback says it’s so bad he doesn’t often venture outside of his house in order to avoid hearing all the jokes and sarcastic remarks about the team’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Del Rio give Reid the stink eye after Thursday’s game?

The Kansas City Chiefs gave the Oakland Raiders a dose of frigid home cooking, beating their AFC West rivals by a score of 21-13 on a chilly Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium. And it’s safe to say that Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio wasn’t too happy about it. Footage of players and coaches and the like exchanging pleasantries after the game has surfaced showing Del Rio...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin reportedly believed Houston job was his

Houston has officially named its next head football coach, and many of us were shocked to learn that the job did not go to Lane Kiffin. You have to wonder if Kiffin is just as stunned. Dan Wolken of USA Today reported on Thursday that Houston was finalizing plans to hire Kiffin, pending the approval of school president Renu Khator. The report left open the possibility that Khator...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh stands by claim Pats broke rules in 2015 playoff game

It has been nearly two years since the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens in a playoff game thanks in part to a loophole in the NFL rule book, and John Harbaugh still has not completely moved on. While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Harbaugh was asked about the Patriots exploiting the rules regarding eligible and ineligible receivers. He didn’t exactly ignore the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green, Durant laughed at Jazz coach for not surrendering

The Utah Jazz fought to the finish in their loss to the mighty Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, and Draymond Green and Kevin Durant mocked them for it. With his team down by double-digits late in the game, Jazz head coach Quin Snyder called three timeouts in the last 1:05 in an attempt to get his team to rally back. Durant ended up getting a technical foul for arguing a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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