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Hanley Ramirez leaves hole in outfield wall during batting practice

Hanley Ramirez is in his first season with the Red Sox after signing as a free agent. On Friday, he left quite an impression on his new home, Fenway Park. During batting practice prior to the team’s game against the Orioles, Ramirez hit a ball to left field that traveled with enough force to put...Read More
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Sio Moore buys jerseys to give away because they are not sold in stores

The Raiders roster doesn’t many household names outside of Charles Woodson. However, they do have a few who may become just that in the coming years. Derek Carr showed promise during his rookie season. So did Khalil Mack. Among the other young players on the team’s roster who have performed well is linebacker Sio Moore....Read More
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Mark Cuban on Rockets: That’s not a very good team except James Harden

Mark Cuban is already spicing things up before his Dallas Mavericks meet the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Cuban spoke with Grantland’s Kirk Goldsberry earlier this month and talked about the Rockets, who he said were not very good save their MVP candidate James Harden. The conversation came after Houston...Read More
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Cubs fan yells ‘you suck’ at Kris Bryant after strikeout (Video)

Chicago Cubs uber prospect Kris Bryant made his MLB debut on Friday and it did not go as he hoped. Though Bryant played well in the field, he was 0-for-4 at the plate with three strikeouts. That was just a minor speed bump for Bryant, who led all players with nine home runs in spring...Read More
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Joe Maddon ejected from Cubs-Padres game (Video)

Joe Maddon was ejected during the seventh inning of Friday’s Cubs-Padres game after getting furious with the umpires for missing a big call prior to a home run that cost his team. Maddon’s Cubs were up 4-2 in the seventh when the controversial call occurred at Wrigley Field. Pitcher Brian Schlitter had Wil Myers 0-2...Read More
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Report: Urban Meyer reassured Belichick about Hernandez

The New England Patriots knew that Aaron Hernandez had plenty of off-field issues before they drafted him in 2010. There’s a reason — or several — that Hernandez was a first-round talent who fell to the fourth round. So why did Bill Belichick and company take the chance? Before we answer that, it should be...Read More
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Bradley Beal: I think Billy Donovan is ‘definitely’ headed to NBA

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal knows Billy Donovan better than most people. Considering Beal played under Donovan at Florida during the 2011-2012 season, you might be inclined to listen to his opinion on whether Donovan will leave the Gators for the NBA. During an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” this week, Beal said he...Read More
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Kemp hosts Seattle party over OKC missing playoffs

The Oklahoma City Thunder moved to their new home from Seattle seven years ago, and the transition appears to have gone smoothly. The team sells out most of its home games and made the playoffs for five straight years before this season. But, make no mistake, former fans of the Sonics are still not over...Read More
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Johnny Manziel apologizes to Browns organization, fans

Johnny Manziel is looking for a fresh start with the Cleveland Browns. On Friday morning, the 22-year-old quarterback issued a statement apologizing to Browns fans and the organization. “I would like to thank my family, friends, the Browns organization, my teammates and Browns fans everywhere for your patience, understanding and support during my stay at...Read More
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A-Rod being taken to court over unpaid legal fees

Alex Rodriguez has returned from his one-year suspension and is back to playing for the New York Yankees, but his legal situation has not yet been fully resolved. According to the NY Daily News, Rodriguez is expected in court for a deposition on April 24 after he was served two documents related to his alleged...Read More
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Mississippi St. in trouble for ‘f— the team up north’ shirts

The Mississippi State baseball team — or, potentially, Adidas — has found itself in hot water this week because of some batting practice t-shirts that displayed an inappropriate hidden message. On the surface, it appeared that the shirts simply poked fun at Starkville, Miss. (where the university is located) by referring to the town as...Read More
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Stephen Curry on Pelicans: ‘They can definitely beat us’

The New Orleans Pelicans clinched a playoff berth with a win over the San Antonio Spurs earlier this week, and they now face the difficult task of having to play the best team in the NBA. Very few people believe the Pelicans have a shot at beating the Golden State Warriors in a seven-game series,...Read More
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Kevin Durant ‘pissed’ over crap he hears while injured

Kevin Durant had an edge Thursday when he spoke with the media for an exit interview following the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season ending. According to The Oklahoman, Durant, who is recovering from season-ending foot surgery, was surly as he talked about all the stuff he’s heard while he’s been out. “I’m definitely pissed,” Durant said...Read More
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Kris Bryant sends awesome tweet after getting called up by Cubs

Kris Bryant sent a fantastic tweet on Thursday after receiving a phone call from the Chicago Cubs informing him that the team would be calling him up to the majors on Friday. Bryant described it as his “dream” coming true: Today I got to tell my family that my dream is coming true. Can't really...Read More
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Damion Soward was strangled to death in homicide

Damion Soward was strangled to death in what is being called a homicide, according to a coroner’s report released Thursday. Soward, 37, died early Saturday after being found lifeless in a cell at Kern Valley State Prison. Soward shared the cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips, who is suspected of strangling Soward to...Read More
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Dez Bryant agent power struggle could be blocking contract extension

Representatives for Dez Bryant are in a power struggle that could be impeding progress on contract extension talks between the wide receivers and Dallas Cowboys, according to reports. Bryant, who scored a career-high 16 touchdowns last season, switched representation from Eugene Parker to Roc Nation Sports last fall. That switch reportedly upset Cowboys owner Jerry...Read More
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Spieth jokes about winning big money from Tony Romo in golf

Jordan Spieth has pulled in plenty of money during his brief professional career, but it always helps to have a few additional revenue streams. He apparently has found that by taking some money off of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo on the golf course. Spieth is from Dallas and a fan of the local sports...Read More
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Jameis Winston sued in civil court over alleged sexual assault

The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by Jameis Winston in Dec. 2012 has sued the NFL draft prospect in civil court. According to The Tampa Bay Times, Erica Kinsman is suing Winston on grounds of “sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment and ‘intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of forcible rape.'” Winston admitted...Read More
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Report: Chargers willing to trade Rivers to Titans for No. 2 pick

Marcus Mariota ending up in a Chargers uniform and Philip Rivers being traded to the Titans seems like a realistic possibility the more we’re hearing about things. Earlier this week, UT San Diego’s Kevin Acee argued that the Chargers should trade Rivers, who is under contract with them for one more season. He said Rivers...Read More
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Britt McHenry apologizes for berating tow truck cashier

Britt McHenry addressed the video of her berating a tow truck company cashier in a statement issued via Twitter Thursday and apologized for her actions. “In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and regrettable things,” the ESPN reporter said in a statement....Read More
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Report: Billy Donovan, Kevin Ollie could be candidates if Thunder fire Scott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder are expected to evaluate Scott Brooks’ job status now that their season has come to an end, and a few top college coaches reportedly are candidates to replace him if he is fired. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the Thunder are going to spend time evaluating Brooks, who is under contract to...Read More
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ESPN's Britt McHenry berates parking lot attendant

A video that allegedly shows ESPN’s Britt McHenry berating a parking lot attendant is circulating the internet, and it is not pretty. We’re still trying to figure out if the woman in the video is, in fact, McHenry, but it sure looks like her and the woman tells the attendant she’s in the news and...Read More
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NFL announces Adrian Peterson will be reinstated

The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will officially be reinstated on Friday. According to a statement issued by the league, Peterson is still expected to continue to comply with his court obligations and plan of counseling. He apparently discussed those terms — and others — for his reinstatement during a...Read More
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WATCH: Robinson Cano makes awful baserunning mistake

Your browser does not support iframes. Professional athletes are not immune to baserunning blunders. We all make mistakes while on the job now and then, but very few of us embarrass ourselves the way Robinson Cano humiliated himself on Wednesday night. During the sixth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers,...Read More
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Manny Pacquiao has reportedly been drug tested six times

Drug testing has always been a major issue when it comes to discussing a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., and that remains the case even with the fighters set to square off in less than a month. On Wednesday, Pacquiao’s publicist Fred Sternburg told reporters that the Filipino fighter has already been...Read More
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