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Dolphins LB brings kid from stands to field before each game

Chris McCain's dreams came true when he, an undrafted free agent, cracked the Dolphins' active roster. Now, given the opportunity, he's paying it forward. Per the team's official website, the rookie linebacker picks out a kid from the stands and brings them onto the field prior to each home game. The lucky young Dolfan gets a tour of the gridiron, sidelines, and an opportunity...
Via Helmet2Helmet
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL and MLB spending big money on mid-term elections

If you’re a regular visitor to Awful Announcing, you can probably count one on one hand the amount of political stories on this site. We normally allow other sites to handle politics and we keep to sports media. It’s been good that way. But a story came to our attention that we couldn’t ignore. The ABC/Univision network, Fusion, discovered that two major sports leagues have...
Via Awful Announcing
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

High school football player reportedly stabs teammate

An alleged fight on Tuesday between two football players at Athens High School in Alabama ended with one person being stabbed. According to WBRC in Birmingham, 16-year-old Rashaun Tyree Anderson was taken into custody after he allegedly stabbed 18-year-old teammate Tarik Malone. Anderson was charged with second degree assault. Malone’s family told WAFF that the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls to reduce Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah’s minutes

The Chicago Bulls firmly believe that they will compete for an NBA championship this season now that they have a healthy Derrick Rose back, and they also added Pau Gasol to the mix this past offseason. While Rose looks healthy, he is expected to be on a bit of a minute count alongside of Joakim Noah who has had a bothersome knee so far this year. Thibodeau indicated Rose and Noah...
Via Sports-Glory
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley suspended four total games by NCAA

Todd Gurley's playing status has finally been determined. On Wednesday, the NCAA announced he's suspended until the Auburn game.
Via Gamedayr
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Man who went missing from Broncos game found safe

The man who went missing Oct. 23 during the Denver Broncos-San Diego Chargers game has been located and is safe, police confirmed on Twitter Tuesday night.Denver police said that 53-year-old Paul Kitterman was found unharmed in Pueblo, Colo, after seemingly vanishing without a trace at halftime of the Thursday night game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium, reported...
Via The Other Paper
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kobe to Dwight after spat, 'Try me!'

Who didn’t see this coming? With all the talking that has occurred in the lead up to the regular season opener between the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets, we had to believe that Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard would get into a little bit of a spat. And by the words Kobe had to say to Dwight, I am pretty sure he was ready. GIF: Kobe Bryant to Dwight Howard after tussle: ...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordie Howe recovering after suffering 'serious stroke'

Gordie “Mr. Hockey” Howe suffered a serious stroke in Texas on Sunday, and has lost some function on one side of his body and has difficulty speaking. He is now resting at his daughter’s home in Lubbock, according to his son, Dr. Murray Howe. Via the Detroit News: “Basically, sometime in the early morning on Sunday he suffered a pretty bad stroke,” said Howe, who heads...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco accidentally shot off his finger

In one of the more bizarre sports stories in recent memory, it appears former MLB slugger Jose Canseco has shot the middle finger off his hand. Canseco’s fiancée, Leila Knight, told TMZ Sports on Tuesday night that the 50-year-old was cleaning his gun at his home in Las Vegas when the gun discharged, blowing the middle finger off his left hand. Knight said Canseco didn’t...
Via NESN.com
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Spurs get their rings, raise championship banner

Before the San Antonio Spurs opened their season Tuesday night against Dallas, they received their 2013-14 NBA championship rings in a pregame ceremony.NBA Commissioner Adam Silver congratulated the Spurs in the ceremony, which also featured the unveiling of the 2013-14 NBA Champions banner hanging from the rafters.Video via NBA. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check...
Via Holdout Sports
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Barkley would have no problem playing for female coach

The San Antonio Spurs made NBA history as the team hired WNBA legend Becky Hammon as the league’s first paid female assistant coach. The move was applauded and viewed as progressive, but Hammon has stated she has come across some old views when it comes to females in male dominated sports. TNT’s Charles Barkley, who […]
Via Project Spurs
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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