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Matt Ryan hilariously avoids making block

Matt Ryan showed off his veteran smarts when he pulled a Deion Sanders and thought better of giving up his body to block a massive defender on Monday night. Late in the Saints-Falcons game, Atlanta was trying to run out the clock and gave the ball to Devonta Freeman. Freeman ran to the right but then reversed course and headed left, which gave Ryan an opportunity to throw a block...
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Corey Kluber forced to exit start early with groin tightness

The Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation is getting dangerously close to reaching critical mass. Right-hander Corey Kluber was forced to exit his start against the Detroit Tigers on Monday early due to right groin tightness, per Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com. Kluber left game with right groin tightness. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) September 27, 2016 The former AL Cy Young Award...
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Tom Brady sunbathes naked on vacation in Italy

Tom Brady appears to be making the most of his suspension from the NFL. The New England Patriots quarterback traveled to Italy with wife Gisele for a nice getaway. Brady was even photographed sunbathing nude while in Positano. The NY Post shared the photos. https://t.co/EVbpiFNeFP — New York Post Sports (@nypostsports) September 27, 2016 Brady was suspended four games by the...
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Saints collide on muffed punt return (Video)

During Monday’s game between the Saints and Falcons, two members of New Orleans’ special teams unit were part of a bizarre moment. Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis was back to return a punt from Matt Bosher. While the ball was in the air, rookie De’Vante Harris collided with Lewis, leading to a loose ball. Harris attempted to gain possession, but was unable to. The Falcons...
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Pete Carroll planning on Russell Wilson practicing Wednesday

Russell Wilson may have a sprained MCL, but Pete Carroll isn’t acting like he’s too concerned about the status of his quarterback. The Seattle Seahawks head coach said he plans on Wilson practicing on Wednesday. “We’re planning on practicing him on Wednesday,” Carroll told reporters on Monday. Carroll also said it’s too early to say whether Wilson will be able to play...
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Nick Young reveals new nickname: Uncle P

Heading into the 2016-17 season, idiosyncratic swingman Nick Young is still on the Los Angeles Lakers, and it looks like he’s trying to turn over a new leaf. That apparently starts with retiring his famous “Swaggy P” nickname. At Lakers media day on Monday, a cheerful Young revealed that he’s now going by the moniker of “Uncle P” due to the team’s young roster, per...
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CJ Spiller to work out for Jets

CJ Spiller will be among several players to work out for the New York Jets on Tuesday, according to reports. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora shared the news about Spiller, who was released by the Saints earlier this month: CJ Spiller, who has familiarity in Chan Gailey's offense, among several players working out for the Jets in the AM — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September...
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Dee Gordon hits home run after tribute to Jose Fernandez (Video)

In the Marlins’ first game since the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez, Dee Gordon surely made his former teammate proud. When Gordon came up to bat in the bottom of the first inning, he did so wearing the batting helmet that belonged to Fernandez and stood in the batter’s box designated for right-handed hitters for the first pitch as a tribute to the two-time All-Star. Gordon...
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Jeremy Langford reportedly out 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle

The Chicago Bears are 0-3, and the news doesn’t get any better from here. According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on Monday, running back Jeremy Langford is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a sprained ankle. Bears expect RB Jeremy Langford to be sidelined 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle, per source. https://t.co/atPptt0dTT — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 26, 2016...
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Report: La'el Collins out 6-10 weeks with foot injury

The Dallas Cowboys are going to have a major hole to fill on their offensive line in the coming weeks, as La’el Collins has reportedly suffered a torn ligament in his foot and will miss a significant amount of time. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Collins is scheduled to have a second opinion to determine if he needs surgery. He is expected to miss 6-10 weeks. After going...
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Anthony Davis retires from NFL again

The Anthony Davis retirement saga took yet another turn on Monday as the San Francisco 49ers announced that the offensive lineman has retired again. Offensive lineman Anthony Davis informed the team that he has retired from the National Football League. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 26, 2016 Davis was a first-round pick by the 49ers out of Rutgers in 2010 and had...
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Browns OL Alvin Bailey arrested for OVI, marijuana charges

Cleveland Browns OL Alvin Bailey was arrested for OVI early Monday in Ohio after his team arrived home from Miami. According to CBS Cleveland, Bailey was pulled over for doing 50 mph in a 35-mph zone. His blood alcohol level was 0.145, nearly twice the legal limit. He ws cited by officers for OVI and charged with failure to comply, drug abuse, drug paraphernalia, speed and unsafe...
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Greg Hardy arrested for possession of cocaine

Greg Hardy was arrested for possession of cocaine in Texas late Sunday night. Claire Z. Cardona of The Dallas Morning News reports that Hardy was stopped by police shortly before midnight for a routine traffic stop. Officers found cocaine in the vehicle and arrested the NFL free agent for possession of a controlled substance, which is less than one gram. According to TMZ, Hardy...
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Popovich shares thoughts on national anthem protests

Gregg Popovich can be a man of very few words, particularly when giving in-game interviews. But when it comes to issues of social injustice and inequality, the San Antonio Spurs coach apparently has plenty to say. While meeting with reporters on Monday, Popovich was asked for his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and other athletes protesting the national anthem. “I absolutely understand...
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Jose Fernandez's friend sent ominous text message prior to crash

A text message sent by one of the men who died in the fatal boating crash on Sunday off the coast in South Florida that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez is chilling and eerie given what later transpired. Eddy Rivero is one of the three men who died in the crash, along with Fernandez and Emilio Macias. In a text message conversation with a friend, Rivero hinted at potential...
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DeMar DeRozan glad to put Lakers rumors behind him

DeMar DeRozan is a Compton High grad, a USC product, and a California native. For that reason, with his free agency looming this past summer, he’d been constantly hearing about the Los Angeles Lakers. When DeRozan put pen to paper on a long-term extension with the Toronto Raptors, though, he could put those links to the Lakers behind him. And he’s not terribly upset about that...
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Marlins will retire Jose Fernandez’s number

The Miami Marlins will effectively retire the jersey number of 16 worn by Jose Fernandez in the wake of the pitcher’s tragic death on Sunday. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria said on Monday that nobody will ever wear No. 16 again. Loria: no one else will ever wear 16. — Hal Habib (@gunnerhal) September 26, 2016 All Marlins players will wear the jersey No. 16 for the team...
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Report: Thomas Rawls out multiple weeks with fibula injury

Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls was supposed spread his wings and fly after Marshawn Lynch’s retirement, but his body is simply not allowing him to do so. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said on Monday that Rawls is dealing with a “fibula issue,” per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Rapoport also adds that the specific issue is a hairline fracture and that Rawls will...
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Drummond using virtual reality to improve free throw shooting?

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is running out of options to remedy his utter misery at the free throw line, but it looks like he is willing to exhaust every last one of them. In an interview with Keith Langlois of NBA.com on Monday, Drummond revealed that he has turned to virtual reality in an attempt to improve his performance at the charity stripe. Here is what the process...
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Report: Gabbert in danger of losing starting job to Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert is reportedly in danger of losing his starting job after his awful performance in Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the 49ers are considering making a change in the wake of Gabbert posting a passer rating of 58.4 over the past two games. Cole also notes that Gabbert and the San Francisco...
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Draymond Green does not want to chase wins record again

The Golden State Warriors made history last season by winning 73 games in the regular season — the most ever. Though the Dubs will go down in history as the most successful team during the regular season thanks to their 73-9 record, trying to break that record is not something Draymond Green wants to do this season. Speaking at the Warriors’ media day on Monday, Green said...
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Carson Wentz gets shoutout from Joe Biden after hot start

Carson Wentz’s play through the Philadelphia Eagles’ first three games has made America sit up and take notice, and that includes the sitting vice president. Noted Eagles fan Joe Biden, a Scranton native, gave the Eagles rookie quarterback a big shoutout on Twitter Monday morning. Heart, guts, and poise from my guy, @CJ_Wentz. Huge game, strong start for the @Eagles. @DrBiden...
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Report: Austin Sefarian-Jenkins claimed by Jets off waivers

The New York Jets reportedly have claimed Austin Seferian-Jenkins off waivers. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the news about Seferian-Jenkins, who was released last week by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the same day he was arrested for a DUI. Seferian-Jenkins was a second-round pick by the Bucs in 2014 and has caught seven touchdowns during his career. He only saw limited games due...
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Chip Kelly implies Colin Kaepernick could take over starting role when fully healthy

Could Colin Kaepernick find himself back under center in San Francisco soon? On Monday, Chip Kelly seemed to imply that Kaepernick remains the No. 2 quarterback largely because he’s not completely healthy. Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is our number 2 QB. I don’t think he’s 100% right now so that’s why he’s our number 2. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 26, 2016 ...
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Dez Bryant settles lawsuit with former financial adviser

Dez Bryant has settled his lawsuit with his former financial adviser, Royce West, who is also a Texas state senator. West started proceedings when he sued Bryant for allegedly causing $60,000 worth of damage to West’s home while living in it as a renter. In July, the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver responded by filing a countersuit. In his suit, Bryant alleged that West, acting as...
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