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Ray Rice Won’t Be Reinstated During Appeal Process

Ray Rice knows he was wrong for knocking out his wife in that elevator. Most rational people understand that domestic violence on all levels is wrong. No one is trying to justify that behavior, but in a league where people like Brandon Marshall are prospering, Ray Rice has a legitimate reason to feel he is being over punished by the NFL. He has filed an appeal in essence citing...
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Nationals Win 2nd NL East Title in 3 Years (Video)

For the second time in three years the Washington Nationals have won the National League East Division. They clinched the Division Title with a 3-0 win against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. It was icing on the cake that the Nationals were able to do it vs the Braves who were the team that won the division last season. The Nats did some celebrating in the locker room after the game...
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Tim Duncan To Appear In ‘The Punisher’ Comic (Photo)

Tim Duncan has a not-so-secret obession with comic book character The Punisher–he even rocked a Punisher knee brace before and dressed up as him for Halloween. Now it would appear that Duncan’s life long dream has come true as Marvel has decided to create a special story arc featuring himself with The Punisher. The news was confirmed by The BlackShop Speed Shop’s Facebook page
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Early Raw Rating Is Bad News for WWE

WWE got some rough news for Raw this week as the early ratings don’t look good. Raw scored its lowest viewership since May with 3.83 million viewers tuning in and only a 1.33 in the coveted 18-49 demo. Hmmm, what would be on on Mondays that might siphon off that 18-49 . Yes, Monday Night Football which scored a 9.2 rating in the 18-49 demo alone dominated. It doesn’t help...
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CFL Player Crashes Head-First Into Goalpost (Video)

This is far from the normal humorous bloopers that we’re used to seeing from the Canadian Football League. One of the major differences between CFL and the NFL is the placement of the goalposts, which are in front of the goalpost, as opposed to the back. This has caused numerous collissions and was the case for Regina University receiver Mitch Thompson, had a nasty run-in with...
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Charles Barkley’s First Pitch At Cubs Game Was Turrible (Video)

Charles Barkley has some serious explaining to do for this horrendous first pitch he threw out at the Cubs game on Tuesday. Just turrible, Chuckster. Not as bad as his golf swing, but still quite bad. [SB Nation]
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Bryan Cranston Does Brilliant MLB Postseason Commercial (Video)

Heisenberg  Bryan Cranston is hyped for the MLB postseason to begin–as we all should be. To celebrate the unofficial start of the fall, Cranston did a satircal one-man act capturing all of the highs and some lows from the MLB season which has passed. Another Emmy on the way? [GeeksandCleats]  
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Compares Ray Rice Scandal to Benghazi

Everybody is taking the opportunity to speak on the Ray Rice scandal and any potential cover up the NFL may have been involved in including Fox & Friends’ Elisabeth Hasselbeck. The former View host decided to compare the NFL’s alleged concealment and evidence tampering of the video of Ray Rice punching his wife to the government’s alleged cover up of Benghazi. Imagine...
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Giancarlo Stanton Posts Graphic Photo Of Facial Injury

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton thankfully won’t need surgery, which is quite remarkable given the state of his face. On Tuesday, Stanton shared with the world the extent of his injuries–for those wondering what it looks like to take a fastball right to the face, here ya go. GRAPHIC PHOTO via Geeks and Cleats
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NFLPA Files Appeal of Ray Rice DV Suspension

The NFLPA has formally filed an appeal of Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension from the league for domestic violence. Rice was originally suspended for 2 games for knocking his then fiancé, Janay Palmer, out. After a video surfaced that showed Rice brutally punching Palmer to the point of being unconscious, commissioner Roger Goodell amended the suspension to be indefinite and the...
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Report: Welker, Scandrick & Others to Be Reinstated Immediately

Josh Gordon still gets 10 game suspension but all the others will be eligible to play ASAP. NFLPA has begun notifying players of revamped suspensions from new drug policy. Officially it is now 10 games for Josh Gordon — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 17, 2014 Also, as already documented, Wes Welker and Orlando Scnadrick eligible to play this week now. About 7 players...
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Rally Supporting Ray Rice Set for Tuesday Night in His Hometown

Although there has largely appeared to be public outrage over the Ray Rice domestic abuse case, it seems some people are still very supportive of Rice and his wife Janay. Supporters in Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle are holding a rally tonight to show their support for the shunned NFL player. A “Night of Prayer” will be held for Rice for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Catherine...
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Brandon Marshall “Pissed” at ESPN For Lying to Him About His Story

ESPN E:60 ran a story about Brandon Marshall that he isn’t pleased about. With all the discussion on domestic violence lately, Marshall’s name has come up often because he was a long time domestic abuser who had several run ins with the law. Depending on who you believe either the diagnosis of a mental disorder or Brandon Marshall just growing up he has seem to turn his life...
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Mother of Child Abused by Peterson Upset Photos Leaked

The mother of Adrian Peterson’s four-year old son whom he whooped with a stick is speaking out and she’s not happy. According to a statement released by her attorney, the woman (whose name isn’t being given) is upset that photos of her son’s injuries, along with details of an ongoing investigation, were leaked to the public: “My client, on behalf of herself and their son...
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Nike Unveils LeBron 12 (Photos)

Even if you were never a fan of LeBron James, any sneaker head can appreciate the thought the went into the latest from the Nike LeBron series. They’re retailing at $200 if you’re interested. Nike unveils the LeBron 12 ($200) pic.twitter.com/v3R54SBjha — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 16, 2014 The sole of the LeBron 12 pic.twitter.com/rNe2lBunFk — darren rovell ...
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Castrol Ends Relationship With Adrian Peterson

While the Vikings have turned a blind eye to Adrian Peterson’s child abuse, sponsors and partners of the team and Peterson have not. Castol statement: "In light of recent event, Castrol has decided to end our relationship with Adrian Peterson." — Sports Biz (@CNBCSportsBiz) September 16, 2014
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Jabari Parker Wore Packers Cheesehead For Rookie Hazing (Video)

Milwaukee is thrilled to have Jabari Parker as their new franchise player. There’s only one problem, Jabari is from Chicago, which means he’s a Bears fan and they’re the Packers biggest rival. So as a part of rookie hazing, Jabari was forced to wear a Packers cheesehead
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Jesse Jackson Rips NFL For Lack Of Diversity In DV Advisers

Jesse Jackson has been quiet of late but has jumped into the fray to criticize the he NFL for not including any African-American women when it brought on three domestic violence experts as consultants according to the Associated Press. Jackson said Tuesday: “Where is the jury of your peers?” The civil rights leader calls the lack of diversity among the senior advisers a ...
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Giants Steve Weatherford Tweets “Giants Stink,” Claims Twitter Hacked (Photo)

I’ve never understood how people’s social media accounts gets hacked, but here is another case of an allegedly hacker out for blood. Giants punter Steve Weatherford made an interesting post today on his twitter account claiming that his team wasn’t any good and he was right up there with them. It didn’t take long for Weatherford to fix the mistake. He quickly deleted the...
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Dwight Howard Gets License Suspended For Running Red Lights

Dwight Howard must think red lights are prophylactics. According to TMZ, the Rockets center has had his driver’s license suspended after he allegedly ran upwards of 10 red lights in more than two years in Florida. Orange County officials told TMZ that it will cost Howard $285 to get it reinstated.
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Arian Foster Thinks Domestic Violence & Alcohol Are The Same Thing

Arian Foster knows what he wanted to say, and made great points, he just said it wrong. The Texans star running back wanted to point out the hypocrisy in Anheuser-Busch’s statement ridiculing the NFL for their handling of the leagues-domestic violence issue. While explaining his point, Foster said that “domestic violence and alcohol are damn near synonymous.” Domestic violence...
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Adrian Peterson’s Foundation Goes on Hiatus

No one really knows just where this Adrian Peterson situation will wind up when all is said and done. He’s already on the hook for allegations of child abuse for one child and with the discovery of new potentially damaging text messages between Peterson and another one of his children’s mothers about injuries, the heat is starting to turn up on the Minnesota Vikings star. That...
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Jameis Winston Allegedly Screaming “F*ck Her Right In Her P*ssy”

We have to throw the word allegedly around a lot these days because it can be hard to confirm a story, but if Jameis Winston did in fact pull of these shenanigans, then FSU truly has more than an immature Heisman winner on their hands. According to Deadspin via several Florida State students who allegedly saw him, Winston stood on a table and yelled “f*ck her right in the p*ssy”...
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WATCH: John Starks confirms hip-hop urban legend

Today on ESPN’s Highly Questionable, the panel hosted former Knicks guard John Starks. Bomani Jones cleverly posed the question to Starks that many Notorious B.I.G. fans have always wanted to know: Just what New York Knicks player was the butt of the legendary “Story to Tell” track, one of the best lyrical displays hip-hop has ever seen. Incredibly, Starks admitted the story...
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Senator Al Franken To Vikings: Suspend Adrian Peterson

Politicians are supposed to focus on helping this great country of ours run as smoothly as possible, but they too enjoy delving into the world of sports. Following the Minnesota Governors lead, Senator Al Franken released a statement saying the Vikings should suspend Adrian Peterson as well.  “It was absolutely heartbreaking to hear about what happened to this child,” Franken...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss
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