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Ex-NFL RB Rashard Mendenhall Now a Writer for HBO

Former Pittsburgh Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall won a Super Bowl when he was in the NFL. After suffering a devastating ACL injury, it seemed that Mendenhall was never the same on the field. He eventually retired from the NFL at the age of 26 and has now found himself pursuing an unlikely career in television writing successfully. Mendenhall is now a writer for HBO. After his NFL...
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Roger Federer And Michael Jordan Collab On Tennis Shoe (Photo)

What happens when two great players merge together? Only a great shoe. Roger Federer collaborated with Nike (who he already has a deal with) and Michael Jordan to make a show he can wear on his court… the tennis court that is. “About a year ago, I heard that Roger wanted to design and wear a Jordan shoe on the court,” says Jordan. “I have followed Roger’s career and have...
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Joel Embiid Fantasies About Adding Rihanna to NBA 2K15

With his rookie deal signed, and the surgery on his injured foot completed, Philadelphia 76ers first-round pick Joel Embiid will have many hours of rest on his hands for the next 4-6 weeks. So, what better way to pass the time (and entertain his twitter followers) than for Embiid to flex his video game thumbs and engage the world while doing so. LOL that’s mean…… Why my mans...
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Jackie Robinson West Tees Sellout At Dick’s

Despite losing the Little League World Championship series to S. Korea this past Sunday, Chicago’s Jackie Robinson west captured the hearts of America and have gained some pretty dedicated fans. The Chicago Tribune has reported that ever since a sporting goods store in Chicago started selling J. Robinson West Championship tshirts, they have been flying off the shelves with fans...
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Drew Brees Gives Vasectomy Advice

What would you do after a Vasectomy? Just take N. Orleans Saints Drew Brees advice and watch golf all day. Brees’ advice on vasectomies: “Do it Saturday before the final round of The Masters so I’ve got an excuse to sit around and watch it.” — Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) August 26, 2014 I haven’t met too many guys that have had vasectomies but how many of you guys would...
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Sean Gilbert Proposes 18 NFL Game Season

An 18 regular season NFL game with two less preseason games? Sign me up! Former NFL defensive linemen Sean Gilbert, who plans to make a run for NFLPA executive director, seems to be gaining some great ground with his new plan. According to ESPN, during his press release on Monday, Gilbert introduced some changes that might make him a favorite to win the new spot. The 22 point plan...
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UNC Investigating Alleged Football Hazing Incident

Another year, more allegations of hazing at a university. This time it comes from North Carolina and their football team. The allegation is that it started innocently and ended in a group assault: “We are aware of an incident involving members of the UNC football team that took place earlier this month. We take this allegation seriously and the University is conducting a thorough...
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BC Pranked with UMass Jersey on Doug Flutie’s Statue (Photo)

The UMass Minutemen moved to the FBS in 2012, and it’s been tough years in football for the school. The record stands at 2-22 and this year won’t be any better with new coach Mark Whipple at the helm. However, the best way to get some laughs if you know it’s going to be a long season on the field is to have some fun with the other guys off the field. An obvious UMass fan decided...
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Another Video Surfaces of Mayweather Reading From Teleprompter

I have been covering Floyd Mayweather fights since 2009, Mayweather isn’t illiterate, is he Morgan Freeman, not at all, but he has basic reading skills. I can’t explain The Breakfast Club video because that was brutal, but I have seen Mayweather read things with my own eyes and never have too much trouble.  Reading from a teleprompter or script, might seem easy, but it isn...
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USC Josh Shaw May Have Hurt Ankles Jumping Out of GF’s Apt Not Saving Babies

Shaw should just come clean, it was a great story, but it is unraveling and the best he can do now is throw himself on the mercy of the court ie, the media and USC. Here are the latest details via TMZ. Here’s the breakdown — we’re told someone called police to report a suspicious person “shimmying” down the side of a building in downtown L.A. near the USC campus. The tipster...
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Landon Donovan to Play For Team USA One More Time

United States soccer star Landon Donovan, 32, may have felt some type of way after being left off this year’s World Cup team, but he isn’t allowing that to sour his retirement tour. According to Grant Wahl of SI.com, Donovan will represent his country one last time in a friendly against Ecuador in October. “Playing for the U.S. national team has been a huge part of my career...
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NFL Fines Seahawks $300K For Offseason Contact Rules Violations

The Seahawks and Pete Carroll have been fined due to “unsuitable” OTAs this offeason: Seahawks & Pete Carroll collectively fined by than $300,000 by NFL for violation of off-season non-contact rules, per sources. — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 26, 2014 The @Seahawks also lose 2 minicamp practices after review of June 16 OTA practice was deemed unsuitable under...
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Josh Gordon’s Decision Has Been Made, But Not Released

A decision on Josh Gordon’s appeal has finally been made. We just don’t know what it is. Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when to issue it. #takeyourtime — Chris Fillar (@ItsFillar) August 26, 2014 Now the question is what is the NFL waiting for? A man’s career is hanging in the balance but they...
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Video of Kevin Love’s Introductory Cavs Press Conference

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Mayweather vs. Maidana Glove Controversy Finally Resolved

Nothing like waiting until 2 1/2 weeks before the fight to get this solved. Leonard Ellerbe on the Maidana conference call with the media says that Maidana will be wearing Everlast Powerlock Gloves. Maidana prefers to wear Everlast MX which is considered a puncher’s glove, but Mayweather has nixed that. Unlike last time, Maidana has been training with the Powerlock gloves (in...
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QB Blake Sims the Favorite to Start for Alabama

The quarterback battle between Jacob Coker and Blake Sims is heating up but Sims is reportedly the favorite to start for Alabama. A few weeks ago it was reported there was a divide amongst the team with half of them supporting Sims and the other half supporting Coker. Via Bleacher Report: Alabama’s early-week plan is to play two quarterbacks on Saturday against West Virginia ...
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Sixers Gm Wants Joel Embiid To Help Him Get Twitter Followers

Philadelphia 76ers Gm Sam Hinkie is not the most popular guy in town right now, and can could use a spike in his approval rating. Hinkie addressed the media Tuesday via conference call to discuss the organizations part in the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to the Timberwolves for another first-round pick. During the conversation Joel Embiid’s social media and Twitter popularity...
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Kevin Love Says He Hasn’t Had Long Term Contract Talks With Cavs

Kevin Love is now officially a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Despite denying long term contract talk, Love says he is fully committed to Cleveland long term. Kevin Love says a long term contract "has not been talked about" but says he is committed to Cleveland long term. — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) August 26, 2014 Seems a little bit suspicious that Love would...
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Chris Long Tweets Everyone is Over Sam Story but ESPN

Well a member of the St Louis Rams has spoken. After the weird story came out earlier today that ESPN was covering Mike Sam shower habits, Chris Long got fed up. He tweeted this out: Dear ESPN, Everyone but you is over it. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) August 26, 2014 There you have it. This won’t make it stop but it is interesting to hear from a Rams player.
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Brady Quinn Tweets Dolphins Release Him

Brady Quinn didn’t last long in Miami. Just days after being signed to the roster, the QB tweeted that he was let go from the team. The Dolphins needed to trim their roster to 75, and Quinn was one of the casualties. This was probably Quinn’s last chance to revive his NFL career, but he had struggled since joining the team. It was short lived but I enjoyed every second. Thank...
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Report: USC Josh Shaw Rescue Story Was a Lie, Was Running From Police

Josh Shaw pulled a Te’o on the world? Did he really think he was going to get away with telling a story about saving a drowning kid and no one would notice he was lying? Not, looking good for him right now. Unfortunately, my sources are saying the Josh Shaw story is fake… no rescue. Still waiting on all details. #USC #CatfishRescue — Heather Brittany (@HeatherBrit) August...
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Marcos Maidana: Open Workout Live Stream

Live on Tuesday, August 26 at 3PM ET / 12PM PT. Marcos “El Chino” Maidana to open his training camp doors to the press in advance of his SHOWTIME PPV fight against Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, Sept. 13 welterweight wolrd championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. SHOWTIME PPV undercard fighters Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz, Miguel “Titere” Vazquez and...
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Lingerie Football League Brawl Includes Coach Being Punched (Video)

The Legends Football League pretty much boils down to a bunch of women dressed in swimwear and pads playing football. The swimwear add the sexy effect, of course, but what happens when tempers flare? These woman actually seem to take what they do very seriously and are very competitive. There was a down to the wire matchup between the Jacksonville Breeze and Atlanta Steam, where...
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Braxton Miller Shares Successful Surgery Picture

Ohio St QB Braxton Miller had his shoulder surgery this morning performed by Dr. James Andrews. Dr. Andrews says everything went as planned so Braxton shared the following picture and caption:  “Me & the best to do it, Dr. Andrews after surgery today! So happy this man said everything went well!” It was a big blow to college football to lose Miller for the season but here’s...
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Verizon FIOS To Carry SEC Network

Better late than never. Verizon FIOS will be carrying the SEC Network after the two sides reached an agreement today: “We welcome the SEC Network to FiOS TV and look forward to carrying the studio content and athletic events it will offer, including the season-opening football doubleheader on Aug. 28,” said Terry Denson, Verizon’s vice president for content acquisition and...
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