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Antrel Rolle blames Bears facilities for serious injury

Now that Antrel Rolle’s time in Chicago is over, the outspoken safety can put his former team on blast, and he has not missed his opportunity. Rolle spoke to the New York Post’s Paul Schwartz on Monday, a day after his release, and put the blame for an injury-riddled season which ended in a torn MCL squarely on the Bears – or more specifically, their practice facilities. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Claudio Ranieri may miss Leicester clinching title to visit his mother in Italy

Claudio Ranieri has led one of the truly remarkable stories in all of recent sport — the rise of Leicester City from near relegation to potentially clinching the English Premier League title. However, he may end up missing the moment his team clinches the title on Monday, as he’ll be in the air on a return trip from Italy to visit his 96-year-old mother, per The Telegraph in...
Via The Comeback
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

D-Backs GM: Shelby Miller feeling 'pressure' over trade

The MLB season is still in its early stages, but thus far, the Arizona Diamondbacks have been one of the league’s bigger disappointments. Chiefly among them is pitcher Shelby Miller. Arizona parted with a considerable trade haul to acquire Miller, dealing away former first overall pick Dansby Swanson, a quality outfielder in Ender Inciarte and pitching prospect Aaron Blair. Miller...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Nowitzki to opt out of contract, re-sign with Mavs

Dirk Nowitzki isn’t going to retire just yet, nor will he be leaving the Dallas Mavericks anytime soon. But the 37-year-old said he is going to opt out of the final year of his contract and become a free agent this summer. “We had one more year on the contract, but I think this is the right thing to do,” Nowitzki said on 1310 The Ticket in Dallas, according to ESPN’s Tim...
Via The Sports Daily
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Enzo Amore suffers scary concussion at WWE Payback

A scary situation unfolded Sunday night at WWE’s “Payback” pay-per-view event. WWE superstar Enzo Amore, whose real name is Eric Arndt, suffered a concussion on a violent collision with the ring ropes during a tag team match against the Vaudevillains. Amore, who teamed up with Colin Cassady (aka Big Cass), was knocked out cold and left Allstate Arena on a stretcher in an...
Via NESN.com
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr rules out Stephen Curry for Game 2

Steve Kerr likes to have fun with the media, and he invoked his inner Gregg Popovich once again while talking about Stephen Curry, who will not play in Game 2, per Rusty Simmons of of the San Francisco Chronicle. Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry (knee) won't play tomorrow, but team will list him as doubtful "just to give people something to chew on." — Rusty Simmons (@Rusty_SFChron...
Via Sportsnaut
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Byron Scott was 'blindsided' by Lakers firing him

It took the Los Angeles Lakers a week into their offseason to fire head coach Byron Scott. The move had been widely expected, but the Lakers’ decision to hold off on the move did catch a lot of people by surprise. A couple days after Los Angeles officially announced that Golden State Warriors assistant Luke Walton will be the team’s new head coach, Scott opened up about its...
Via Sportsnaut
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Flames sign Czech league star Daniel Pribyl

The Calgary Flames have signed Sparta Praha scoring star Daniel Pribyl, according to Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca. McKenzie reports there were many suitors for Pribyl, including the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators. Pribyl, who was originally drafted in the sixth round in the 2011 draft, blew out his ACL in the Czech league playoffs, but that didn’t deter the Flames from...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: LeBron James to star in 'Space Jam' sequel

The original “Space Jam” is one of those movies that most of us who grew up during that era point to as one of the greatest spectacles in movie-making history. Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny. Really, what could have gone wrong with that pairing? Now, 20 years after the release of that blockbuster film, it’s being reported that two-time NBA champion LeBron James will star in...
Via Sportsnaut
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harrison announces he will return to Steelers

James Harrison announced his decision to return for another season in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday with a simple message on his Instagram account. “I’m back,” Harrison’s post reads, with the caption, “I’ll be 38 on Wednesday and I’m feeling just like a fine wine. Getting better with age." I'll be 38 on Wednesday and I'm feeling just...
Via Sportsnaut
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Norman has ‘nothing but love’ for Panthers

New Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman harbors no hard feelings against the Carolina Panthers, calling his franchise tag drama with the club “a business decision.” “Did I want to stay in Carolina? I did,” Norman said in the Players Tribune. “One day you’re the hero, the next day they’re throwing sticks and stones. That’s the business. I get it. I got love...
Via The Sports Daily
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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