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Russell Wilson suffers lower leg injury against 49ers (Video)

Russell Wilson started Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers despite battling an ankle injury, and he may be hurting twice as much on Monday morning. Wilson’s left leg bent awkwardly underneath him while he was being tackled on a scramble in the second half. While it looked at first like Wilson may have suffered another ankle injury (on the other leg), he was later...
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Kyrie Irving says his life ‘changed drastically’ since Finals-winning shot

Kyrie Irving was something of the quieter story in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA Finals win, but it was a lifechanging experience for him as well. Irving told Joe Vardon of cleveland.com that his life had changed after making the massive shot. “Yes, my life’s changed drastically,” Irving said Saturday. “It’s kind of, you’re waiting for that validation from everyone...
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Report: DeAngelo Hall may have suffered torn ACL

There is a fear in Washington that DeAngelo Hall may have suffered a torn ACL on Sunday. Hall injured his knee while trying to tackle New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Hall left the game and did not return. After the game, Hall told reporters doctors told him they thought he tore his ACL. He will be getting an MRI. #Skins CB DeAngelo Hall just told me he was...
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Ed Orgeron will be LSU interim head coach, son confirms

Ed Orgeron is back in business! Orgeron will serve as LSU’s interim head coach in the wake of the firing of Les Miles and Cam Cameron on Sunday, Orgeron’s son, Cody, confirmed with a note posted to Twitter. Here is what Cody Orgeron, a quarterback at McNeese State, tweeted about his father getting the LSU interim job: God is real pic.twitter.com/Awmgo4BI82 — Cody Orgeron...
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Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder takes fall for poor Notre Dame start

With the Notre Dame Fighting Irish off to a 1-3 start, something had to be done, and defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder is taking the fall. The team announced that VanGorder has been relieved of his duties on Sunday, with the Irish having given up 35 points or more in their last five losses dating back to last season. Defensive analyst Greg Hudson will take over the role. ...
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Report: Miles fired by LSU; Orgeron named interim coach

Les Miles and Cam Cameron have been fired by LSU, a day after losing to Auburn 18-13 in controversial fashion to fall to 2-2 this season, the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Ross Dellenger reports. Dellenger reported Sunday that LSU officials were meeting to conduct an extensive review of the program that is generally reserved for after the season. He said both the jobs of Miles and...
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Les Miles, Cam Cameron jobs under review by LSU after loss

The job statuses for LSU head coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron are in question once again. The Baton Rouge Advocate reports that LSU officials are meeting to discuss and review both Miles and Cameron following the Tigers’ loss to Auburn on Saturday that made LSU 2-2. The Advocate describes the situation as an “extensive evaluation,” similar to the kind...
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Odell Beckham nearly knocks himself out during tantrum

Odell Beckham Jr managed to not get into a fight with Josh Norman on Sunday, but he was nearly punched in the face by a piece of equipment on the sideline. After Eli Manning threw a crucial interception at the goal line late in the second half, Beckham felt the need to blow off some steam. The only thing in his path was the kicking net, so the star receiver took a swing at it. It...
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Nats, Pirates get into it after fake tag leads to Harper injury

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves at odds on Sunday after a fake tag potentially led to a hand injury for Bryce Harper. It started when Harper tripled down the right field line and hurt his left wrist on the slide. The slide wasn’t necessary as the throw badly missed the cutoff men and the baseball wasn’t anywhere near third, but Pirates third...
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Cam Newton not same after hurting ankle on sack

Cam Newton hurt his ankle during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings on a play that should not be overlooked when evaluating the quarterback. The Vikings pressured Newton throughout the game and even sacked Newton for a safety in the first quarter. During the second quarter, Linval Joseph sacked Newton for a 4-yard loss on a first down play from the Carolina 45. Newton...
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Jarvis Landry slides down goal post like Antonio Brown

Jarvis Landry scored a touchdown for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday to put his team ahead of the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter. The wide receiver then celebrated by pulling an Antonio Brown. After scoring, Landry ran straight to the goal post, jumped at it with legs open, and slid down it like a fireman going down the poll (sort of): He was hugging that goal post like a koala...
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Steven Adams relays great story about being trash talked by Kevin Garnett (Video)

Kevin Garnett was legendary for both his play and his trash talk, and Steven Adams has a great story about how he managed to avoid the latter. The Oklahoma City Thunder big man told reporters on Sunday that he managed to avoid Garnett’s trash talk by telling him that he didn’t speak English. Steven Adams said Kevin Garnett stopped trash talking him because Adams convinced him...
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Josh McCown tried to play through shoulder injury

Josh McCown did not play in Week 3 for the Cleveland Browns because of his shoulder injury, but he must have earned some toughness points from his teammates. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says McCown fought to play in the Browns’ game against the Miami Dolphins Sunday despite his shoulder injury. #Browns QB Josh McCown is a tough dude. He fought to harness the left shoulder and...
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Pedro Martinez: Jose Fernandez had more talent than me

Baseball lost a potential future Hall of Famer over the weekend when Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was tragically killed in a boating accident. While reflecting on Fernandez’s career, Pedro Martinez reminded us of just how good the 24-year-old was. Martinez, who was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame himself, expressed his condolences and said he believes Fernandez...
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WATCH: Terrelle Pryor gets snaps at QB for Browns

The Cleveland Browns are getting creative, and that means Terrelle Pryor is playing a little quarterback. Pryor, who played quarterback at Ohio State before transitioning to receiver in the pros, even ripped off this 26-yard throw to Gary Barnidge.   Not a bad throw at all. Not that we’re suggesting Pryor could take over for the injured Robert Griffin III, but he can at least...
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Jose Fernandez boat crash photos show the high speeds

Jose Fernandez and two friends tragically died in a boating accident early Sunday morning off the coast of Florida. Photos of their boat crash give you an idea of the high speed at which they were traveling because you can see just how bad the wreck was. Fernandez was not driving the boat when it hit a jetty at the high speed. “It does appear that speed was involved due to the...
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Jay Gruden sounds off about anonymous locker room leaks

After two major leaks from the Washington Redskins locker room, coach Jay Gruden is not happy. Gruden told ESPN 980 on Friday that the leaks were annoying and frustrating, and not helpful to the team. “It is very bothersome, and hopefully we address it,” Gruden said, via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. [Team president] Bruce [Allen] has been adamant about taking care...
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Phil Jackson has great quote about Knicks rebuilding

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson acknowledged that the team has had a bit of a slog to get to the point now where they are being viewed as potentially competitive. The Knicks are 49-115 since Jackson took over as team president, and he admits that they had to take their lumps to get where they are now. “Fiscally, I’ve been very responsible as a president,” Jackson said...
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Report: Garoppolo 'making progress,' could be ready Week 4

The New England Patriots are running out of options at quarterback with Tom Brady suspended and both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett hurt. Fortunately, both of their backup quarterbacks have a chance to be healthy in time for next weekend’s game against the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that Garoppolo is “definitely making progress” with his...
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Report: Lions fear Ameer Abdullah out for the season

The Detroit Lions may be without their starting running back for the rest of the season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team believes Abdullah will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his left foot. While Abdullah would have been able to return after missing eight games and the belief had been that he would be back before the season ended, the team...
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Norman shadowing Beckham because of what Cruz said?

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is finally expected to shadow the opposing team’s best receiver on Sunday, and it sounds like we can thank Victor Cruz for that. After mainly sticking to one side of the field in the first two games of the season, Norman is reportedly set to follow Odell Beckham Jr. all around the field. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Cruz...
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Jose Fernandez was apparently about to become a father

The sports world received horrible news on Sunday morning when word surfaced that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Making the matter more tragic, it appears the 24-year-old was about to become a father. Fernandez, who was reportedly killed in a boating accident, shared a photo on Instagram five days ago that showed a pregnant woman: I'm so glad you came...
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Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Several reporters confirmed on Sunday morning that Fernandez passed away in a boating accident over the weekend. He was 24. Fernandez was arguably the best young pitcher in baseball. The right-hander had compiled a 16-8 record with a 2.86 ERA this season. His career ERA was 2.98. Fernandez was taken with the 11th overall pick in the...
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Report: Some with Vikings think offense could be better without Adrian Peterson

Could the Minnesota Vikings’ offense be more effective without Adrian Peterson? While it sounds insane to say, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there are some people within the Vikings organization who believe backup running back Jerick McKinnon could give the team a spark. Even before he suffered a knee injury, Peterson was not all that effective — and that dates...
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David Shaw pays Jim Mora high compliment after game

David Shaw continued his run of dominance against UCLA as his Cardinal came back to beat the Bruins 22-13 on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Though Shaw has never lost to UCLA since taking over the Stanford job from Jim Harbaugh ahead of the 2011 season, he has the ultimate respect for Bruins head coach Jim Mora. After the game, Shaw was asked about UCLA during his interview...
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