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Richard Sherman Takes Subtle Shot at Patrick Peterson’s New Deal

If the numbers are legit (and you never know with NFL contracts) Patrick Peterson’s extension is better than Richard Sherman’s extension because of the guaranteed money (and slightly in overall per year salary). Sherman could have just waited to see what the numbers were or just simply congratulated a colleague on his new deal, but instead went this route. This implies tow...
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Patrick Peterson Tweets He Signed a $70 Mil Extension With Cardinals

Curious what the real numbers are, but here is what Peterson tweeted. Happy to announce my 5 year extension with @AZCardinals! $70M and $48M Guaranteed!! #AZCardinals #P2Nation #YearOfTheCardinal — Patrick Peterson (@RealPeterson21) July 30, 2014
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Dan Le Batard Tried Buying Full Page Newspaper Ad to Troll LeBron

Needless to say, Heat fans have been extra salty since LeBron decided to take his talents back to Northeast Ohio, and in keeping with Miami’s saltiness,  ESPN radio host Dan Le Batard tried trolling Bron in a very public way by trying to buy a full page ad in the Cleveland Plain Dealer this past Tuesday. The ad, which was smartly rejected by the newspaper, was simply a picture...
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Brandon Rios Will Fight Jose Zepeda If Diego Chaves Can’t Get Visa

Brandon Rios is looking to bounce back from losses to Mike Alvarado and Manny Pacquiao. He’s scheduled to fight Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday but a problem with Chaves’ Visa may cause Rios to find a new challenger. “The issue is not with Chaves but it’s with a worldwide f-up with the state department with their computer going down. There’s backlog now of three...
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Jon Lester Scratched From Start Amid Trade Rumors

Trade rumors continue to swirl rapidly around Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Now the ante just got upped, as he’s been ‘mysteriously’ scratched from Wednesday’s lineup. #RedSox announce Lester scratched tomorrow or in other words…..he gone…..now just a matter of where — JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) July 30, 2014 The latest team rumored to be in contention for Lester was...
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Georgia Tech Committed QB Suffers Head Injury In ATV Accident

Tragic news for Georgia Tech, as their committed QB, Jaylend Ratliffe, suffered a head injury after being involved in an ATV accident on Tuesday. Ratliffe was a standout QB for Scotland High School in North Carolina, and was committed to play for Georgia Tech in the fall. Ratliffe is suffering bleeding of the brain after suffering a fractured skull due to the accident and is listed...
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Urban Meyer Doesn’t Understand Why Tebow Isn’t in the NFL

Despite all 32 NFL training camps being in full swing, Tim Tebow has yet to receive a call to join any of them for a tryout, even as he trains for a return that probably will never happen. Tebow, his 47.9% career completion percentage, and 75.3 passer rating, haven’t been in the league since 2012 with the Jets, something that Tebow’s former coach Urban Meyer finds baffling for...
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Durant Says He Will Explore All Options in Free Agency

LeBron’s decision to return to Cleveland—and the way in which he did so—was universally lauded by everyone outside the Miami area, and you can count Bron’s buddy Kevin Durant as one of those who thought James made the right move by returning to the Cavs. “I thought it was well-thought-out. It was classy. It was a great move to do it as a letter,” Durant said Tuesday,...
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Why This Shouldn’t Be About Michelle Beadle vs. Stephen A. Smith

For full disclosure and it isn’t a secret, I love Beadle and I am not saying that because I just think she is great on TV (which she is), but from a personal standpoint. I like her personally, always have, I consider her my friend. It is breaking one of my cardinal rules, which is don’t get too friendly with anyone within this industry, athlete or media, but that is unrealistic...
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Arizona Football Hype Video “Be The 1″

We are very close to it being the first month of the college football season. Hype videos have slowly been coming out but expect to see more and more as we get closer to August 28th. The next one up is from Arizona that features fans getting ready for the game in the locker room, highlights from last year, and a speech by Rich Rodriguez. I have to to admit that Rich Rod sounded pretty...
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Anderson Silva Returning to UFC Jan 31st vs Nick Diaz

Spider is back. Anderson Silva will make his anticipated return to the octagon on January 31st 2015 against Nick Diaz: BREAKING: Dana White says #LIVEonSC Anderson Silva is healthy and will return to @UFC to fight Nick Diaz on Jan. 31. pic.twitter.com/DiLGfqOEVB — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 29, 2014 This will be the first time that Silva will fight since the horrific leg...
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Report: Raiders Owner in Talks to Move Team to San Antonio

  San Antonio Raiders? I’m sure no one in Oakland likes the sound of that but according to the MySanAntonio, Raiders Owner Mark Davis met recently with San Antonio officials to discuss moving the team to Texas. Here is what their sources are telling them: On July 18, Davis met with the officials, including Henry Cisneros, then-Mayor Julián Castro, City Manager Sheryl Sculley...
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Nets Sold Kyle Korver’s Draft Rights to Buy a Copy Machine in 2003

Sharp-shooting Kyle Korver has been underestimated for most of his career. After spending the first 10 years of his NBA career bouncing around between four teams, the 33-year-old has settled into his role as the deadliest shooter in the league for the Atlanta Hawks. While it may have taken teams a while to realize how valuable someone with Korver’s shooting touch could be, the...
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Rush Limbaugh Says Ray Rice’s KO Not That Bad Because GF Married Him

You can’t dance around the fact Janay Palmer married Ray Rice after he knocked her unconscious. Why she married her, we can only speculate, only she knows. People like Keith Olbermann believe it is battered woman syndrome and that is also the reason why she begged Roger Goodell for a light sentence. Rush Limbaugh has a different outlook on it via SI.com. “Well, how bad could...
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ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith For a Week

  After the controversial statements made last week regarding the Ray Rice suspension, ESPN has decided to suspend Stephen A. Smith for a week. From ESPN PR: “ESPN announced today that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on First Take or ESPN Radio for the next week." — Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) July 29, 2014
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Soccer Star’s Kidnapped Father Returned After $400K Ransom Paid

Soccer star Carlos Tevez and his family can breath easier this afternoon. Tevez’s father had been kidnapped from his vehicle in Argentina according to reports. Fortunately for the family, Tevez’s father was returned unharmed just eight hours later. The kidnappers demanded a ransom of $400K to be paid for the safe return of his father, and it was promptly done. Unfortunately,...
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LeBron Does Striptease for Fans in Taiwan (Video)

If you ever wondered what LeBron would look like doing a striptease, then this is your lucky day. James recently did a publicity tour across Asia, and while in Taiwan, he got a little friskier than usual. Maybe it was the man screaming “everyone witness” in the background that caused James to want let his Taiwanese fans to witness more than they anticipated, but I’m pretty...
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Numbers From Roddy White’s Extension are Revealed

The Atlanta Falcons have officially signed four-time Pro Bowler Roddy White to a three years extension worth $23 million. While earlier reports indicated the extension was for four years, the two sides ultimately settled on the three-year deal that will likely allow White to finish his career as a Falcon. Roddy White three-year extension worth $23 million, $7.55M bonus, salaries...
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FSU Fball Players Make Awful Rap Video

A group of freshman Florida State football players, including Demarcus Christmas, Derrick Nnadi, Jacob Pugh and Lorenzo Featherston, decided to get together to make a rap music ensemble for the ages. Unfortunately, it didn’t go as plan. The struggles of the freshman football players can rightfully be understood, but before attempting to express those struggles on a recorded video...
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Josh Gordon Says He Failed Drug Test Thanks to 2nd Hand Weed Smoke

Let me start off by saying the reason Josh Gordon is in this predicament is because of Josh Gordon. You just don’t start off in Stage 3 of the NFL Drug Policy, you have to be a repeat offender. Josh Gordon has been screwing up for a while, so I don’t feel much sympathy for him because if this was just his first offense, we wouldn’t even be talking about this. With that being...
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Artist Creates Portrait Of James Harden Out Of Human Hair (Photo)

I guess this is creative…disgusting, but creative none the less. Artist Filip Peraić of James Harden Illustrated (yes you read that right) said that he entered the “creep zone” when he had to ask barbers for their floor leftovers to make his latest work of art, and referring to that zone as “creepy” could be the understatement of the year. If you missed it: James Harden...
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Clayton Kershaw Hits Jimmy Kimmel In His Face With Baseball (Video)

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is quite possibly the best pitcher in all of baseball at the moment, so naturally some extra appearances will accompany that kind of accomplishment. Enter The Jimmy Kimmel Show. Kimmel thought it would be a good idea to allow Kershaw to attempt to knock an apple off his head with a baseball William Tell style. We can only assume these aren’t...
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Kurt Warner Shows He’s Still Got It At Rams Camp (Video)

While visiting Rams training camp for NFL Network, former Rams quarterback Kurt Warner took a few minutes to get some work in with receivers Chris Givens and Tavon Austin: KW by random_sports Warner, who has been retired since playing the 2009 season made it perfectly clear that he’s now happily retired, but St. Louis fans are hoping some of his longevity rubs off on current quarterback...
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Man Accused of Killing Matt Barnes’ Aunt Has Been Arrested

Barnes had reach out to social media to help find the killer of his Aunt. In the end, a tipster aided in the capture. Cops believe Williams is a transient and the victim (Matt’s aunt) was going to visit him when he snapped and stabbed her to death on the streets of Sacramento on July 8th. Now, the Sacramento PD has confirmed … “Michael Williams, suspect in the 24th street homicide...
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Cardinals John Abraham DUI Arrest Was After Leaving Strip Club at 4pm

The afternoon strip club visit is normally a safe one. Not as many people around, the girls aren’t as good looking as the night girls, but beggars can’t be choosers.  The happy hour specials are good as well. Cardinals DE John Abraham though had a few too many at the strip club and that is what led to his DUI arrest according to TMZ. NFL star John Abraham was leaving the Pink...
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