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Thunder reportedly acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott from Bulls

The Oklahoma City Thunder has given Russell Westbrook a little more help minutes before Thursday’s trade deadline, adding forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from the Chicago Bulls for guards Cameron Payne and Anthony Morrow and forward Joffrey Lauvergne, according to multiple reports. Gibson was averaging 11.6 points and 7.0 rebounds in just 27.3 minutes with the Bulls this...
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Denny Hamlin signs contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx

Defending Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin and his long-term sponsor FedEx have both signed contract extensions to remain together at Joe Gibbs Racing. FedEx has been Hamlin’s sponsor since he was a rookie in 2006 and now that relationship will continue for an unspecified amount of time going forward. “I can’t tell you how good the dynamic within this team is,” said Hamlin...
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Claudio Ranieri fired by Leicester 9 months after leading them to remarkable EPL title

Claudio Ranieri has been fired as the manager of Leicester City. The Foxes have decided to move on from the manager who led them to an improbable Premier League title just nine months ago after dropping into the relegation fight this season. Ranieri's status at Leicester has been in question for weeks as the Foxes have stumbled down the table. They are yet to win a Premier League...
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The one decision that changed everything for Team Penske

After years of just being OK at restrictor-plate tracks, Team Penske has vaulted to the top of the pack, winning six of the last nine races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. Last year, Penske driver Brad Keselowski won at both plate tracks, Talladega in the spring and Daytona in July, while his teammate, Joey Logano, won the fall Talladega race. Logano...
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Podcast: Reaction to the Ole Miss scandal, what the new allegations mean & what's next

Bruce and Stew react to Wednesday’s news that the Ole Miss football program has banned itself from the 2017 postseason upon receiving new allegations of NCAA violations. They take a closer look at the details of the scandal (7:00), what it means for the program and head coach Hugh Freeze moving forward (15:00), and what could/should happen next (19:30). LISTEN to the episode here...
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Vikings GM provides rare update on QB Teddy Bridgewater's recovery

Teddy Bridgewater suffered the most crushing injury of 2016 when he tore up his knee in practice. It was a severe injury that was believed to be career-threatening, forcing him to miss all of last season. It led to the Vikings’ acquisition of Sam Bradford, who now figures to be the starter in 2017, too. Though it’s still unclear when Bridgewater will return, his diagnosis doesn’t...
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Georges St-Pierre explains why he's returning to the UFC after nearly 4 years away

When Georges St-Pierre took an extended sabbatical from fighting in 2013 he left the sport on top of the world. St-Pierre had just completed his ninth consecutive title defense as welterweight champion and had inserted himself into the eternal debate about who is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. St-Pierre never officially retired and now nearly four years later he's...
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Tyron Woodley responds to Dana White's claims that he's a 'drama queen'

Tyron Woodley isn't looking to get into a war of words with UFC president Dana White after he made comments about the welterweight champion in a recent interview. White was asked about Woodley's comments on racism when speaking about the sport and he responded by saying that he was "a smart guy, he’s a good-looking kid, he’s explosive, he’s got knockout power but he’s a bit...
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Why Kansas's title streak is one of the greatest feats in NCAA basketball history

The Kansas Jayhawks clinched at least a share of the Big 12 title on Wednesday night, the team's 13th straight regular-season conference championship under Bill Self. That ties a record with John Wooden's dynastic UCLA teams of the '60s and '70s, and makes for one of the great feats in college basketball history - better than Duke's title/Final Four runs, North Carolina's ACC dominance...
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Let there be light at Martinsville Speedway for first time in 70 years

Let there be light. Or lights. And lots of them. The $5 million project to add lighting to historic Martinsville Speedway has reached completion, track president Clay Campbell told FOX Sports Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Campbell said his team ran a full test last Tuesday of the new LED lighting system, which consists of 19 poles around the paperclip-shaped, .526-mile...
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Report: Broncos LT Russell Okung to become free agent after Denver declines his option

FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer reported on Thursday that the Denver Broncos will not exercise their four-year, $48 million team option on left tackle Russell Okung, who joined the team in March 2016 after six seasons in Seattle. The Broncos saw disappointing play from both of their offensive tackles during their 2016 Super Bowl title defense with Okung on the left and a combination...
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Cowboys, Cardinals to kick off NFL preseason in Hall of Fame game

Start the countdown – we officially have a date for the return of NFL football, and there are only 161 days to go. On Thursday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced that the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals will play in this year’s Hall of Fame game, which kicks off the start of the preseason. It will be played in Canton at the new Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on August...
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2 hours ago

Manchester City's new, light-up runway for players isn't a hit among fans

Soccer players are often touted as role models, but what about as actual models? That's what Manchester City is apparently trying to project with a fancy new way for their players to enter the Etihad Stadium. Gone are the days of fans having to fight for space long a barricade to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars walking to work. Nope, City's players will strut into the stadium...
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Karim Benzema could face a fine for posting this exotic picture on social media

Karim Benzema's had his fair share of trouble over the years, and now he's back in the firing line for yet another egregious offense. This time, it's taking a photo with an endangered animal. Yup, it's serious. Benz, like most of the rest of the players in the Spanish league, went on vacation for the winter break. His chosen destination was the island of Martinique, and while there...
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Watch Joel Embiid say goodbye to Nerlens Noel after trade with Mavericks

With hours remaining before the NBA trade deadline on Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers made a move to ship Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut and a first round pick. The move shocked 76ers fans, many of whom expected the team to deal Jahlil Okafor if it were to let go of any of their young centers. But the NBA trade deadline works...
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2 hours ago

Wayne Rooney confirms he will stay at Manchester United despite China rumors

Wayne Rooney is staying at Manchester United. The player released a statement confirming that he will not leave Old Trafford and acknowledging that he's had interest from clubs, a move that comes after days of speculation of his moving to China. “Despite the interest which has been shown from other clubs, for which I’m grateful, I want to end recent speculation and say that...
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Former Memphis coach Josh Pastner describes the pressure of replacing John Calipari

At some point in the not too distant future, some crazy person is going to try to do the impossible and replace John Calipari at Kentucky. At 58-years-old, Coach Cal won’t be around Lexington forever and when he does step aside (either through retirement, or by going to the NBA), someone will have massive shoes to fill. It’s a situation that one man already knows well: Josh Pastner...
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Ducks recall Enroth, Kerdiles From Gulls

The Anaheim Ducks turned to the San Diego Gulls, the Ducks’ primary affiliate within the American Hockey League (AHL), for depth in the net and at wing on Wednesday, recalling Gulls goaltender Jhonas Enroth and Nicolas Kerdiles. Enroth put together an impressive stat line after joining the Gulls via trade on Jan. 10, 2017. In his first six games in San Diego, Enroth posted a 6...
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3 hours ago

The Philadelphia 76ers ruined their process by trading Nerlens Noel

The 2017 NBA trade deadline must be the season for fleecing your opponents. Although the Dallas Mavericks didn't quite pull off the same kind of heist the New Orleans Pelicans did in acquiring DeMarcus Cousins earlier in the week, owner Mark Cuban should be very, very happy after his team traded Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut and a top-18-protected first-round pick for Nerlens Noel...
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3 hours ago

Podcast: How controversial QB De’Andre Johnson is trying to make up for his mistake

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Aaron Rodgers: Tom Brady didn't need Super Bowl LI to prove he's 'the G.O.A.T.'

When Tom Brady won his fifth Super Bowl a few weeks ago, it cemented his place as one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. No player at his position has ever won as many titles as he has, and he’s still not done yet. The term G.O.A.T. – or greatest of all time – gets thrown around a lot, but Brady is certainly deserving with the accolades he’s racked up. One of his fellow...
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3 hours ago

Lewis Hamilton hopes Liberty will relax F1's social media rules

Lewis Hamilton wants new F1 owners Liberty to give the drivers freedom to reach the public by social media on race weekends, without issues over broadcasting rights making their lives difficult. In the Bernie Ecclestone era, drivers were subject to the same tight restrictions on streaming video from the paddock that have apply to everyone. That led to drivers getting into trouble...
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3 hours ago

Report: 76ers trade Nerlens Noel to Dallas for pick, Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut

The Philadelphia 76ers started off  NBA trade deadline Thursday by dealing a big man, but not the one that everyone expected. The 76ers are trading Nerlens Noel to Dallas for guard Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a first-round draft pick, according to Yahoo Sports. Jahlil Okafor had been the 76ers big man most involved in trade rumors leading up to the deadline, but Philadelphia...
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3 hours ago

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends her title against Jessica Andrade at UFC 211

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is ready to return to action as she looks to defend her strawweight title for the fifth consecutive time. UFC officials confirmed to FOX Sports that Jedrzejczyk will face Jessica Andrade on May 13 at UFC 2011 in Dallas, Tex. FOX Sports had previously reported that the fight between Jedrzejczyk and Andrade was in the works for the upcoming card in May but now it...
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Finn Balor returned to NXT for cameo appearance with Shinsuke Nakamura

Injured WWE superstar Finn Balor is one step closer to returning to Monday Night RAW to reclaim his Universal Championship belt. On Wednesday, the Demon King returned to the ring during a WWE NXT taping in Florida. While Balor's appearance itself wasn't that much of a surprise, thanks to head's up tweet from Triple H, no one could have expected what transpired when Balor's music...
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