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Dolphins took anti-cheating precautions against Patriots

The Dolphins took extra precautions to assure that the Patriots didn’t cheat when the two teams squared off earlier this year. Miami then proceeded to get waxed. Adam Beasley of The Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins took more equipment staffers with them to Foxboro in Week 8 than they would for other road games. The goal was to prevent cheating. When the Dolphins visited...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Eagle: Players ‘almost universally despised’ Chip Kelly

The fallout of the sudden and arguably surprising dismissal of Chip Kelly continues with a former Philadelphia Eagles player saying that the locker room “almost universally despised” the third-year coach. The former player spoke on the condition of anonymity when discussing how details emerging from behind-the-scenes provided ample evidence that Kelly had little to no support...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano could leave Colts even if team wants him to stay

With Black Monday just days away, there are sure to be more NFL head coaches who will lose their jobs after the regular season ends. Will Chuck Pagano be one of them? There has been speculation for months that the Indianapolis Colts will move on from Pagano this offseason. There were even reports that Pagano could lose his job in the middle of the season, but the team has decided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles player: Chip Kelly 'doesn't communicate'

Chip Kelly is no longer the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, but that is not going to stop his former players from criticizing him. Anonymously, of course. On Wednesday, an Eagles player told ESPN’s Ed Werder that Kelly was too stubborn and is a poor communicator. One #Eagles player on Chip Kelly: "He is definitely someone who doesn't communicate." ultimately alienated Jeffrey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rousey’s sister: Part of Ronda died with loss to Holly Holm

By now we know that Ronda Rousey did not respond well after she was knocked out by Holly Holm, but the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion’s sister recently shed some more light on just how crushing the defeat was for Rousey. In an article for Vice that discusses the scrutiny Rousey has faced both before and in the wake of her loss to Holm, Maria Burns Ortiz says a part...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks player shot and robbed outside club in NYC

New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was shot in the leg Wednesday morning outside a nightclub in New York. According to a report from the New York Daily News, Early was confronted by four to six people wearing ski masks who boxed in his Uber car with three vehicles of their own as he left CityScapes gentlemen’s club in Queens. The assailants took Early’s personal items...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly does not want to manage personnel in future

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has been given the boot by ownership in a move that shocked the NFL world on Tuesday night. The Eagles wasted no time and did not even wait until Black Monday, even with many analysts and media members (including myself) believing that team owner Jeffrey Lurie had too much invested and would give him one more season. Kelly spent three years...
Via The Sports Daily
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sebastian Vollmer to return for Patriots' playoff game

Sebastian Vollmer reportedly has received some positive injury news. The Patriots left tackle was carted off the field after he suffered an ankle injury Sunday during New England’s Week 16 matchup with the New York Jets. The injury appeared severe at the time, but Vollmer is expected to return for the playoffs, according to Comcast SportsNet New England’s Tom E. Curran. That...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski had a blast ringside at WWE event

It doesn’t take much for Rob Gronkowski to get hyped, but Tuesday night he had some extra fun getting there. The New England Patriots tight end was ringside at WWE Providence, where he enjoyed hanging out with Mojo Rawley and Zack Ryder, better known as The Hype Bros. .@MojoRawleyWWE and @RobGronkowski get #Hyped before the #HypeBros match in #WWEProvidence! https://t.co/CioSAnnLdy...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Chris Neil eye gouge Adam McQuaid?

Chris Neil and Adam McQuaid are two tough customers, so it was no surprise that the two exchanged plenty of words, pushes and shoves during the game between Ottawa and Boston on Tuesday. Things boiled over and Neil may have crossed a line by potentially eye gouging McQuaid. Here’s the video: did i just see eye gouging pic.twitter.com/66ZHH0jE81 — Stephanie (@myregularface...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins, Senators end game with total line brawl

Emotions boiled over in Tuesday’s 7-3 Boston Bruins win against the Ottawa Senators. The Bruins took out their frustrations with a three-game losing streak on the ice, scoring seven goals (including four on the power play) in impressive fashion. Ottawa dropped the gloves to take out theirs. Big fights involving Adam McQuaid, Zac Rinaldo and Jimmy Hayes highlighted the brawl,...
Via NESN.com
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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