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Pistons Greg Monroe Suspended 2-Games For DWI

Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe will miss the first two games of the regular season for pleading guilty to a DWI charge. Oh RT @NBAPR Greg Monroe has been suspended 2 games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired http://t.co/4Ymj9yC85k — Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) September 9, 2014 The Pistons and Monroe released a statement on the matter. Statement...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

CNN Confuses Steve Smith with Stephen A. Smith (Video)

CNN recently wanted to enlighten their viewers about the “racially offensive” email from 2012 from current controlling majority owner of the Atlanta Hawks, Bruce Levenson. Levenson has decided to sell the team in lieu of the email. CNN invited STEVEN SMITH of the ATL Hawks on to their show with host Fredricka Whitfield to speak about the email but instead, CNN called him Stephen...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Janay Palmer Says She Loves & Supports Her Husband Ray Rice (Video)

ESPN’s Josina Anderson spoke to Ray Rice and his wife Janay. As I stated before, no one knows how Janay Palmer is feeling besides Janay Palmer. So, be careful about projecting your feelings on her, because we simply don’t know.
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Owner: “Ray McDonald Is Not Ray Rice”

I’m not sure there can be a major difference between the two men, but I guess every owners stance is different. San Francisco 49ers owner and CEO Jed York made his first comments on the domestic violence accusations levied against Ray McDonald, and they sound more like an owner trying to hold a battered defense together until his stars return. During his weekly radio appearance...
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Ex-Cowboys Marion Barber Entered Church With Loaded Gun

In June, Marion Barber and police had a tense standoff outside of a church. More details have been revealed via TMZ. According to the police report, cops were first called to the scene after the former Dallas Cowboys star entered a church with a loaded 9mm handgun — and 3 magazines … containing 51 hollow-point bullets. When cops got to the church, officers say Barber seemed disoriented...
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New Serena Beats by Dre Ad (Video)

Fresh off of her recent US Open title, Serena Williams has a new commercial with her Beats by Dre sponsors. The ad is for their new PowerBeats2 wireless. Watch the video below as the #1 female tennis player in the world trains as only she can.
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Jerry Jones Has No Tolerance For Domestic Violence

I understand that Jerry Jones is just playing the PR game like everyone else today, but during his time with the Cowboys he has been associated with a lot of players with suspect character and has supported them fully. It is one reason players love him so much, but it makes this comment very hypocritical via Dallas Scout. “There’s no question in my mind the emphasis that we have...
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Fox News Says Ray Rice Should Have Taken The Stairs (Video)

Domestic violence is a pretty serious issue, and I’m not sure making a joke about it on national television is the wise thing to do given the situation.
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NIKE Drops Ray Rice

NIKE has a history of standing by athletes embroiled in controversy, but won’t stand behind Ray Rice. Nike has terminated its endorsement contract with Ray Rice — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 9, 2014 I understand why these companies and the league are essentially erasing Ray Rice from their existence, but they knew what happened before the tape came out and didn...
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Chris Berman Only Serious About DV Up Until Blocked Punt (Video)

On Monday night’s telecast of the San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals, Chris Berman and Trent Dilfer awkwardly attempted to praise the NFL for the way they handled the situation. Berman and Dilfer talk as if the NFL never botched the original 2 game suspension, and the total investigation prior to that. “The NFL sent a strong message,” Dilfer said. “It’s more than...
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Bob Stoops Says SEC Hasn’t Dominated OU

Bob Stoops hasn’t been shy when it comes to his feelings about the SEC. As he gets his team prepared to take on Tennessee this weekend, Stoops didn’t have much to say about his previous comments, but did take a little jab at the SEC. Oklahoma’s coach knew questions about his vocal disdain for the Southeastern Conference’s perceived superiority were coming Monday as his fourth...
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Michael Vick On Ray Rice: There’s No Room For That

Michael Vick has been brought a lot in the conversation about Ray Rice being suspended from the NFL for punching his wife in the face last February. The Jets quarterback was asked about Rice’s actions and told the New York Daily News that there’s no room for domestic violence in the NFL. “It’s a tough situation,” Vick told the Daily News Monday. “It’s very sensitive...
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Bob Kraft Says Ray Rice Will Never Play in NFL Again; Applauds Goodell

The owners like Roger Goodell, so forget him resigning or being fired, that isn’t happening. Just listen to Bob Kraft praising him via CBS Sports. Patriots owner Bob Kraft stuck up for the league and for Goodell on Tuesday, saying his recent decision-making has been “excellent.” “The way he has handled this situation himself, coming out with the mea culpa in his statement...
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Fan Wears Tannehill and Brady Jersey to Dolphins Game (Photo)

  We know the stigma in Miami is that it’s a bandwagon town. Frontrunner city. Well, this Dolphins (?) Patriots (?) Fan took it to another level at Sundays Dolphins/Patriots game wearing both a Tom Brady jersey over his Ryan Tannehill jersey. What jersey you think he wore out the stadium?
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe May Take Some Games Off Because He’s Old

New Lakers head coach Byron Scott has said that he will monitor the amount of stress put on Kobe Bryant in training camp and throughout the grind of the 82 game regular season, per Brett Pollakoff of ProBasktballTalk.com. Bryant is coming off of a season in which he only played 6 games before fracturing a bone in his knee. Now you’ve known Kobe Bryant since he was a teenager, since...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Moss: Cowboys Should Target Dez Bryant More

Former NFL great and Fox Sports analyst Randy Moss believes the Dallas Cowboys can really prosper if they simply get Dez Bryant involved more in the offense. Moss said during Fox NFL Pregame Show that Tony Romo should target Bryant more often. “I think if Tony Romo would look at him a little more, instead of Jason Witten,” Moss suggested during the FOX pregame show when asked...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

EA Removing Ray Rice From Madden 15

By the end of the week, there will be no trace or affiliation of Ray Rice ever with the NFL. Source tells @FOXSports1 that @EASPORTS will remove Ray Rice from Madden '15 as part of Wk 1 update. Won't be on Ravens or free agent lists. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2014 While I have no issues with Ray Rice being suspended after watching the tape, I do find the hypocrisy...
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Kentucky To Host Preseason Scouting Combine For NBA Personnel

If you thought Kentucky and head coach John Calipari had a stranglehold on all the top incoming collegiate talent before, wait until the top junior and senior prep hoop phenom’s get a whiff of this. According to Adrian Wojnarowski Calipari and the Wildcats will now hold a preseason scouting combine that will allow NBA brass to get an up close and personal look at his players...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Armour and Maryland Announce 10-Year Extension

This morning has been a busy day for the University of Maryland and Under Armour. First, they unveiled a new uniform which is an ode to the Star Spangled Banner. Francis Scott Key who wrote the lyrics to the United States national anthem, was a Maryland native, and the new uniforms will actually feature the lyrics to the song on them. ESPN’s Darren Rovell later reported that...
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Bills Start Contract Talks With C.J. Spiller

After an offseason of reportedly trying to shop their speedy running back, the Buffalo Bills now seem prepared to give C.J. Spiller a new contract. PFT is reporting that Bills brass have began discussions on a new contract. General Manager Doug Whaley said in an interview on WGR Tuesday morning that he has had a sit-down meeting with Spiller’s representatives to let them know Spiller...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Offering Ray Rice Jersey Exchange

I assume you can exchange for another abuser on the team Terrell Suggs. Ravens are offering an exchange for Ray Rice jerseys at stadium stores, team announces. — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 9, 2014
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Report: An Agreement Was Reached With Pegulas to Buy Bills

Terry and Kim Pegula reportedly have a tentative deal to purchase the Buffalo Bills, an official announcement should be made today, according to the Buffalo News. One of Buffalo News sources said it is a done deal. The purchase price is believed to be around $1 billion. The NFL’s owners must approve the sale, which is expected. Their next scheduled meeting is Oct. 7 and 8 in Manhattan...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Rice’s Story Consistent With Video; Disputes Ravens Claims

One of the reasons the Ravens said they cut Ray Rice so quickly is because he lied to them about what happened on the tape. ESPN’s Ed Werder says that isn’t accurate. Sources say Ray Rice description to Ravens of what happened in elevator consistent with video but seeing brutality still stunned team owner — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 9, 2014 Video trumps all, so I...
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Dodgers Commit 3 Throwing Errors in Single Play (Video)

Do you like good baseball? What about terrible baseball, do you like that? You do? Perfect, then check out the Dodgers committing three errors and give up two runs in one awful example of baseball. Behold, garbage juice.
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers William Gay, Lost Mother to Domestic Violence, Wants Help Rice

Steelers cornerback William Gay wants to help former Ravens running back Ray Rice, via  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “It was very disturbing,” said Gay, who said he was 7 when his mother was killed by his stepfather.   Gay said that “he did not care what punishment the NFL or the Ravens might issue, he was more concerned about helping Rice.” “I’m going to reach out [to...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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