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Cowboys Cut Michael Sam

The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam according to the teams official website. Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from practice squad. http://t.co/E62I2kNClw — Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) October 21, 2014 Sam, the first openly-gay player in the NFL, joined the team on Sept. 3, spent the first seven weeks of the season on the 10-man squad.
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Panthers Release Charles Godfrey

The Carolina Panthers have released safety Charles Godfrey. #Panthers cut S Charles Godfrey. Signed G Chris Scott from practice squad. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 21, 2014 Godfrey, 28, was in the fourth year of a six-year, $28.7 million contract that included $12.4 million guaranteed. He hasn’t been the same since tearing his Achilles.
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Jets Sign Jeremy Kerley To 4-Year, $16M Extension

One of Geno Smith’s favorite targets is about to get a raise. The Jets have signed wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a four-year contract extension. We have signed WR Jeremy Kerley to a 4-year extension. pic.twitter.com/VAgxsZS5XA — New York Jets (@nyjets) October 21, 2014 Adam Caplan is reporting that the deal is for $4 million a season. #Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's 4-year extension...
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Fan in Critical Condition After Being Beaten Outside of Soldier Field

This is happening far too often and there has to be a better way of policing it. Here are the details via Chicago Sun Times A man is in critical condition after he was beaten up during a tailgate party in a McCormick Place parking lot before Sunday’s Chicago Bears game. The man was discovered “incapacitated” near his SUV with blunt trauma to the head and face, according to...
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Rajon Rondo Could Be Ready For Celtics Season Opener

Rondo hinted at such a prognosis a few weeks back. Celtics coach Brad Stevens told the media that Rajon Rondo could be ready to go for the Celtics season opener after getting a reevaluation of his broken hand. Rondo still has not been cleared for contact. “I don’t know. I still haven’t had any contact yet,” Rondo said when asked about playing on opening night. “The opener...
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Todd Gurley Wears a “Free Gurley” T-Shirt (Photo)

Suspended Georgia running back Todd Gurley was seen rocking a T-Shirt that says “Free Gurley” on the front. I’m not even mad at Gurley for this shirt. The case against him is very shady and in my opinion athletes should be able to profit off their name while in school. Going to be interesting to see if the NCAA makes a ruling while Georgia is on their bye week or if they will...
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HBO Real Sports on Link Between Head Trauma & Violent Behavior

While head injuries and their profound effect on former players have generated headlines and a steady stream of litigation for the National Football League in recent years, a new crisis emerged in 2014 centering on domestic violence. Now, REAL SPORTS correspondent Jon Frankel discovers that the two issues might have more to do with each other than many imagine. He visits Boston University...
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CJ Spiller Placed on IR With Designation to Return

The Bills have announced that they have placed RB CJ Spiller on the IR with designation to return list, per Pro Football Talk. Spiller suffered a broken collarbone in Sunday’s comeback win over the Minnesota Vikings. It appeared that Spiller would have to take over the rushing load after Fred Jackson was carted off the field earlier in the game with a groin injury. Spiller broke...
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Michigan Devin Gardner Talks About Being Called a ****** on Twitter

It’s easy. You are on your laptop, phone, tablet & etc. You are 100s or 1000s of miles of the person you are communicating with. You are anonymous, unknown and just a blip on the radar. You can say whatever you want with little to no consequence. That is how you become an internet thug or keyboard gangster. Think of all the thoughts that float around in your head during the...
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Mike Miller Tries Stealing LeBron’s Standing Ovation (Video)

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Chicago Bulls last night in a pre-season game in Columbus at THE Ohio State University, and understandably fans wanted to recognize LeBron’s return to Ohio by giving him a standing ovation. Cavs newcomer Mike Miller however was sure that the ovation was actually welcoming him to the team, and he made sure to thank the crowd for...
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Chili’s Cook Gets Fired for Posting Shirtless Photos in the Kitchen on FB

This is so funny to me. A Chili’s cook has been fired after posting pictures of himself posing shirtless in the restaurant’s kitchen. He posted them publicly on Facebook that show him shirtless in the kitchen of the Chili’s on Lithia Pinecrest Road in Valrico. A concerned customer of the Chili’s on Lithia Pinecrest Road in Valrico discovered the publicly posted pictures of...
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Ray Rice’s Appeal to Be Heard November 5th-6th

There is a good chance he will be reinstated, but I doubt any team this year picks him up unless there is a injury and they are just in desperate need of a running back. According to ESPN, his appeal will be heard on November 5th-6th. The main issue was why he was punished twice even though he told the truth to the NFL.
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The Ray Rice Halloween Costume is Really Happening (Photos)

If people are going to dress up in Ebola costumes you knew they were going to do Ray Rice. It has already started and I expect to see more variations as we get closer to Halloween. See. Ray Rice Halloween costume. RT @Nicoites: @cthagod way ahead of you lmao pic.twitter.com/FxRhW5C0KK — Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) October 20, 2014 With Halloween there is a fine line between...
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Colts Punter Asks Antonio Brown Not to Kick Him in the Face

Earlier in the season, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was running back a punt when this happened. Brown decided to Liu Kang Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning during a punt return, and was later fined by the NFL for his actions. The Indianapolis Colts are headed to Pittsburgh this weekend for a match-up with Brown and the Steelers, and Colts punter Pat McAfee...
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Skip Bayless Says Rape Accusation Helped Kobe Sell Sneakers (Video)

There are a lot of ways to help your marketability, add a little edge to your personality and bring some sizzle to your life, but I am 100% sure the one way you don’t want that to happened is by being accused of rape. Live TV can be hard and sometimes you can’t articulate exactly what you are trying to say. I know what Skip Bayless was trying to say, he just worded it horribly...
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Enraged Boxer Beats Up Ref After Loss (Video)

This is absolutely insane. After suffering a loss during the European Youth Boxing Championship in Croatia, Croatian-born boxer Vido Loncar went absolutely ballistic, taking his frustration out on the referee. After delivering a devastating knock-out punch, Loncar continues to pound on the prone official until he is finally pulled away. The attack was so vicious and shocking that...
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Amir Khan & Devon Alexander to Fight Dec 13th in Vegas

It is real simple. If Khan wins impressively he likely will get the shot at Mayweather in Spring/Summer. If he loses well, let’s just say he better not lose. “There are just little details that we are finishing but Khan and Alexander are going to fight,” De La Hoya told ESPN.com on Monday. “Amir Khan looked good against my boy Collazo, but I have a feeling he wants to make...
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Durant Says He Won’t Rush Back From Injury

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant recently underwent surgery to repair a fractured bone in his foot and will miss the first month or more of the NBA season. With expectations at an all-time high for the Oklahoma City Thunder, fans are hopeful that Durant, who will be re-evaluated in six weeks, will be back sooner than expected. Not so fast, says the MVP. Durant on possibly coming back...
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Jerry Jones: Redskins Nickname Is One Of Pride

Jerry Jones doesn’t have a problem with the Washington NFL teams nickname. During his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan’s New School With Shan & RJ, Jones said the Redskins should keep their nickname, because it is one of pride. “I know that it’s not in any way meant to denigrate the Redskins, or the Washington team, or what it represents,” said Jones. “It’s like...
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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice Week 8

Week 7 is in the books and there were quite a few interesting narratives to take away. Peyton Manning is by far the greatest regular season QB of all time, and at his advanced age, looks better than ever. CJ Spiller must be cursed by the fantasy gods or something because the second he looks like he’s going to start getting the bulk of carries in Buffalo, he breaks a 53 yard run...
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Bosh: It’s Not Always About The Money, But…

After LeBron James bolted from South Beach back to Cleveland, most people expected Chris Bosh to be the next member of the Big Three to make his way out of town. After receiving a four-year max offer from the Houston Rockets to complete a new Big Three with James Harden and Dwight Howard, Bosh surprisingly decided to remain in Miami instead. After terms of Bosh’s deal with the...
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NFL Won’t Fine Panthers Kuechly for Unjustified Ejection

During Sunday’s game between the Carolina Panthers and Green Bay Packers, former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly was ejected for making contact with an official during the game. The incident occurred when a mini-scuffle broke out and an official attempted to restrain the linebacker from behind. Kuechly began swinging his arms to get free, and was immediately ejected...
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24/7 Hopkins vs Kovalev (Video)

Bernard Hopkins will face the most dangerous opponent of his career when he steps into the ring with ‘The Krusher,” Sergey Kovalev. Watch the complete episode of 24/7 Hopkins/Kovalev. Hopkins vs. Kovalev happens Saturday, Nov. 8 live on HBO beginning at 10:45pm ET/PT.
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Paul George: ESPN is Crazy For Saying I Wouldn’t Play With Kobe

It’s been an interesting two days for Kobe Bryant and ESPN. After a scathing piece by Henry Abbott claiming that no superstars want to play with Kobe and blaming the five-time Champion for all of the Lakers current woes. Reading the article, much of what was written came off as more Abbott trying to bash Kobe than common sense, ignoring failed trades, coaching hires and lack of...
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Report: 49ers Aldon Smith Could Have Suspension Reduced

There’s a chance Aldon Smith could return to the 49ers early to help save their season because of good behavior. According to Chris Mortensen via Pro Football Talk, the star pass rusher could have his nine game suspension reduced for behaving himself. Smith was suspended before the season by the NFL for violating the leagues personal conduct policy several times.  His nine-game...
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