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Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott lead Pro Bowl voting

The Dallas Cowboys have the NFL’s best record, have won 11 straight games and now have the two top vote-getters for the NFL’s Pro Bowl next February. Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott and rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott lead everyone else in the league when it comes to Pro Bowl voting, something that shouldn’t really shock anyone. The two leading fan vote-getters for...
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Report: Melancon signs $62 million deal with Giants

The first of the big closers is off the free agent market, and he’s getting a whole lot of money. Mark Melancon and the San Francisco Giants are reportedly in agreement on a four-year deal that will shatter Jonathan Papelbon’s record $50 million closer deal. Sources: The Giants and Mark Melancon have agreed to a deal, pending a physical; Melancon is going through his physical...
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Fournette announces he will declare for 2017 NFL Draft

After three seasons of boom-or-bust play for the LSU Tigers, running back Leonard Fournette has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Fournette, who rushed for only 843 yards and eight touchdowns this season in an injury-riddled campaign, announced his decision via Twitter. Forever LSU, Forever Buganation pic.twitter.com/sdkN0JaonF — 7⃣ Leonard...
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Report: Indians have considered signing Encarnacion

Edwin Encarnacion may have a new suitor. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Cleveland Indians have checked in on Encarnacion. Sources: Cleveland has checked in on Edwin Encarnacion. Perfect fit as RH power in LH-heavy lineup. Question is: Would they spend the money? — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 5, 2016 On paper, Encarnacion would be a replacement for...
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Eagles HC Pederson calls out players for lack of effort

The Philadelphia Eagles were overmatched from the start against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, and first-year head coach Doug Pederson feels that had more to do with effort level than talent. After getting off to an impressive start to the season, the Eagles have lost three consecutive games and five of their last six. When asked on Monday if everyone on the roster is giving...
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Blake Bortles calls 2016 season ‘the biggest nightmare possible’

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had a breakout year in 2015, but he’s followed it up with an awful 2016. Bortles has thrown 15 interceptions for the 2-10 Jaguars, adding three more turnovers in Sunday’s loss to Denver, and it’s safe to say this is not how he envisioned the season going. “It’s the biggest nightmare possible,” Bortles said Sunday, via Mike...
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Report: Rondo suspended for 'heated exchange' with coach

Rajon Rondo will sit out Monday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers after he was suspended for conduct detrimental to the team. The Chicago Bulls did not immediately offer any further specifics as to what Rondo did to receive the one-game suspension. The Bulls say guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended by the Bulls for one game, tonight versus Portland, for conduct detrimental...
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Report: Johnson ‘leading contender’ to be UK ambassador

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is reportedly a “leading contender” to represent the United States as an ambassador to the United Kingdom, per the New York Post. “Johnson is under consideration for ambassador to the UK, multiple sources say. He was vice chairman of the Trump Victory Committee and hosted pricey fund-raisers in the Hamptons for donors including treasury...
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Matt Barnes accused of choking woman at nightclub

Sacramento Kings forward Matt Barnes has been accused of assaulting two women and a man at a nightclub in New York City early Monday morning. According to a report form TMZ, NYPD officials want to question Barnes after someone alleged in a 911 call that the 36-year-old choked a woman during an argument and punched two other people who tried to intervene. Barnes left the scene before...
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Final College Football Playoff rankings: Alabama reigns

The verdict is in. The four teams who will comprise the third annual College Football Playoff have been announced and we can spend even more time debating if they got it right. Just as we do when the NCAA Tournament brackets are released, we can argue about who should of been there and what the committee felt was more important when selecting the teams but it will be just as futile...
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WATCH: Tyler Lockett opens 2nd half with 75-yard TD

Leading 23-7 at halftime, the Seattle Seahawks started the second half in style. Seattle ran an end around to Tyler Lockett, who went 75 yards nearly untouched for the score. .@TDLockett12. IS. GONE. 75-yard TD on the first play of the 2nd half! #CARvsSEA https://t.co/DwA4XTodXS — NFL (@NFL) December 5, 2016 It couldn’t have been much different than how the Carolina Panthers...
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