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Charlie Sheen working on ‘Major League 3’ with entire original cast

One of the best baseball movies ever created could be coming back for another installment, and Charlie Sheen says almost all of our favorite characters from the original film are going to be involved. Sheen, known to “Major League” fans as Wild Thing, spoke with TMZ this week and said he has the entire cast of the hit movie on board for a third installment. Sheen also said they...
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Kelvin Benjamin looks overweight and slow during drill

It is no secret that Kelvin Benjamin has struggled with conditioning issues throughout his NFL career, and it appears the star receiver has a long way to go before he is considered in shape for the 2017 season.With the Panthers having begun organized team activities this week, team reporter Bill Voth shared a video on Tuesday of Benjamin running a route. It was not pretty. While...
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Report: Red Sox players feel John Farrell does not back them enough in media

The Boston Red Sox have far too talented of a roster to be hovering around the .500 mark this far into the season, and that typically does not bode well for the manager. If the team can’t turn things around in the coming weeks, John Farrell could be on his way out.In a column that examines why Farrell is planted firmly on the hot seat, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports explained how...
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CBS producer calls Tony Romo the next John Madden

How high are the expectations for Tony Romo as he begins his new career as a sports broadcaster? For at least one CBS producer, John Madden is the comparison that comes to mind.While speaking at the Ben Hogan award ceremony Monday night, CBS Sports producer Lance Barrow had incredibly high praise for Romo, who has not yet made his first official on-air appearance with the network...
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NFL overtime will reportedly be reduced from 15 to 10 minutes

There is not much worse than an NFL game ending in a tie, but that could become more common going forward.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that a format change is expected to pass this week that will reduce overtime in NFL games from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. As you know, the overtime format was recently altered so that the team that kicks off gets a chance to possess the ball if the...
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Seattle Times writer apologizes to Michael Bennett

The writer who inspired Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett to boycott a local Seattle newspaper has issued an apology.Over the weekend, Matt Calkins of the Seattle Times published a feature that praised Bennett for the work he does in the community but criticized him for his “incredibly childish” behavior at times. As an example, Calkins cited the incident last postseason...
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Warriors owner: We were better than Cavs last year

Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob just gave the Cleveland Cavaliers some bulletin board material for the NBA Finals.After his Warriors swept the San Antonio Spurs to reach their third consecutive finals, Lacob said he wants the Cavs again because he feels the Warriors were the better team last year. The Cavs and Warriors have met in the Finals two years in a row, with Golden...
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Gregg Popovich: Criticism of Warriors is ‘disrespectful’

The Golden State Warriors on Monday finished off a sweep of the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, making them 12-0 in the playoffs so far.The Warriors were expected before the season to compete for the NBA title and reach their third consecutive finals, which they have done. Despite the lofty expectations, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich says not giving credit to...
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David West’s perplexed face in Game 4 becomes meme

The Golden State Warriors are headed to another NBA Finals appearance as well as another trip to the Meme Hall of Fame. In the second quarter of the Warriors’ series-clinching victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, veteran big man David West was caught with a expression of bewilderment on his face. Needless to say, the Internet promptly did its thing. West finishes the Western...
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Predators fans throw catfish on ice to celebrate Stanley Cup berth

The Nashville Predators clinched their first ever berth to the Stanley Cup Finals, and a franchise tradition helped the team celebrate.Fans threw a dead catfish onto the ice after the Predators sealed a 6-3 win in Game 6 over the Anaheim Ducks to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Predators first began play in 1998, and it took six seasons before the new franchise finally made...
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Manu Ginobili receives ovation, chants in potential last career game

Manu Ginobili was treated by the San Antonio Spurs as if Game 4 of the Western Conference finals might have been his final game ever. The game started with him in the starting lineup, and ended with him playing 35 minutes and receiving an ovation from the crowd.The start marked Ginobili's first in the playoffs since 2013. Earlier in the day, the soon-to-be 40-year-old talked about...
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Ex-Baylor coach Morriss battling Alzheimer's disease

Guy Morriss spent time as the head football coach at Kentucky and Baylor. However, he is now facing a battle that likely stems from his time as an offensive lineman in the NFL.Morriss was selected in the second round of the 1973 NFL Draft by the Eagles. He went on to play 11 seasons for the franchise as well as four for the Patriots. Morriss was a member of two Super Bowl teams and...
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Lamar Jackson receives key to his hometown city in Florida

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson recently received an awesome honor.Jackson, who won the Heisman Trophy last season, received the keys to his city of Pompano Beach, Fla. Jackson attended high school in Boynton Beach and scored 53 touchdowns in two seasons on varsity. He went on to Louisville where he blossomed into a star in just his second season. As a sophomore last year, Jackson...
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Viktor Arvidsson had bloody ‘R’ on forehead after hit

After being on the receiving end of a hit during Monday’s game, Viktor Arvidsson had a cut on his forehead that bled in the shape of a letter.During the first period of Game 6 of this year’s Western Conference Final, Arvidsson was on the unfortunate end of a big hit from Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Ritchie. Take a look. As a result, the Predators forward was left with a bloody...
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Danny Ainge’s son running for congressional seat in Utah

Mr. Ainge may be going to Washington.Tanner Ainge, the son of Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge, announced on Monday that he has filed paperwork to run for a House of Representatives seat in Utah’s 3rd Congressional District. The elder Ainge also tweeted out his well wishes. The Ainge family has some ties to Utah — you may remember that Danny first made a name for himself...
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Josh Jackson will reportedly have to attend anger management classes

With just over a month to go before the draft, NBA teams have a new development to pore over at the top of the lottery. Jesse Newell of the Kansas City Star reports on Monday that former Kansas Jayhawks star Josh Jackson will have to attend anger management classes as part of a diversion agreement for a misdemeanor vandalism incident back in December. The agreement also stipulates...
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New lawsuit alleges NFL knew about CTE for decades

Is it possible the National Football League was aware of and made efforts to conceal chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) for decades? A recently filed lawsuit alleges exactly that.A lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania state court by the estate of Adrian Robinson Jr., a former NFL linebacker who committed suicide in 2015 and was later determined to have suffered from CTE, claims the...
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Aaron Judge gets special fan section at Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees are wasting little time with their marketing efforts for emerging star Aaron Judge.The Yankees have created a special fan rooting section for Judge called “The Judge’s Chambers.” The area features three rows of seats surrounded by wood paneling like a jury box. It can seat 18 people. Judge, who has clubbed 15 home runs this season, thinks it’s a cool...
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Magic reportedly hire Raptors GM Jeff Weltman as new president

The Orlando Magic have made a decision about the future of their front office.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Magic have hired Raptors GM Jeff Weltman and will make him their new president of basketball operations. Weltman served as an assistant GM for the Milwaukee Bucks before being hired by the Raptors as vice president of basketball operations. He was promoted...
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Aaron Donald not at Rams' voluntary OTAs, reportedly over contract

Aaron Donald is not present for the Los Angeles Rams’ voluntary offseason team activities, and that decision reportedly has to do with his contract.NFL Media’s Steve Wyche says all indications are that Donald is skipping voluntary OTAs in Thousand Oaks, Calif., because of his contract. The Rams recently picked up Donald’s option for 2018, meaning the defensive lineman is set...
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Mike and Mike reportedly not speaking off air

As “Mike & Mike” heads for the end of its successful run, reports are emerging about the deteriorating relationship between the two.SI’s Richard Deitsch spoke with multiple people close to the show who say the two ESPN hosts — Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic — are hardly speaking to each other off-air.Various sources described things to Deitsch as a “poisonous atmosphere”...
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Ben Roethlisberger urges NFL players to self-report concussions

Concussions have long been a hot topic in the NFL, and concerns about them have resurfaced over the last week. Gisele Bundchen, wife of New England Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady, made headlines when she claimed her husband had suffered a concussion last season despite the team saying no such injury occurred. That has led to a back-and-forth debate about what’s true and...
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Jets waive WR Devin Smith

Devin Smith’s run with the New York Jets has already come to a disappointing end. Smith has been waived by the Jets on Monday. The former second-round pick is recovering from a second torn ACL and is out for the 2017 season. Smith, who was picked by the Jets No. 37 overall in 2015, has only played in 14 games, catching one touchdown pass. He played in just four games last season...
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Matt Elam arrested for grand theft, battery

Matt Elam has been arrested for the second time this year, according to a report. TMZ Sports says Elam was arrested Monday morning in Delray Beach, Fla., for grand theft and battery. Elam was arrested earlier this year for possession of marijuana and other drugs. Elam, a 2013 first-round pick of the Ravens, recorded four tackles in nine games last season after returning from a knee...
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Report: John Wall wants bigger picture plan before committing to Wizards long-term

John Wall isn’t about to lock himself into a long-term contract without getting some assurances first. J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports on Monday that while signing Wall to an extension this offseason is “the top priority” for the Wizards, the All-Star point guard wants to see “a bigger picture plan on where the franchise is headed” before committing for the long...
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