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Lincoln Riley defends Baker Mayfield for beaning TCU player in warmups

Baker Mayfield was a part of so many storylines before, during and after Oklahoma’s win over Kansas, that one other incident he was a part of recently was overshadowed. In the Sooners’ game against TCU a week earlier, Mayfield actually nailed a Horned Frogs player in the helmet with a throw during pregame warmups. Here’s video of the incident: On Monday, Sooners head coach Lincoln...
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LaVar Ball: Walton, Lakers ‘don’t know how to coach my son’

Lonzo Ball has experienced some growing pains early on in his NBA career, and his father LaVar believes that has something to do with the Los Angeles Lakers not knowing the best way to coach the rookie.Like most of his teammates, Lonzo Ball’s performance this season has been inconsistent. The former UCLA star has shown flashes of being able to run an NBA offense, but he’s shooting...
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Paper somehow mixes up Kirk Cousins and DeMarcus Cousins

Kirk Cousins had a little fun with a newspaper article that confused him with Pelicans star DeMarcus Cousins.During last night’s game between the Thunder and Pelicans, DeMarcus Cousins was ejected in the third quarter for swinging an elbow that made contact with the head of Russell Westbrook. Westbrook remained in the game and recorded a triple double with 22 points, 16 rebounds...
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Ray Allen claims he was victim of man’s catfishing scheme

Ray Allen says he was the victim of a catfishing scheme online in which a man posed as several women, and the former NBA star has filed legal documents seeking to make sure the man does not share Allen’s private information with anyone.According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Allen says he interacted with whom he believed were women in “various online forums” and shared private...
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Urban Meyer likes big butts and he cannot lie

If you want to know how Urban Meyer recruits offensive linemen, go ahead and ask popular 1990s rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot share the Ohio State coach’s secret with you.The Buckeyes have arguably the best offensive line in college football this year, and that has been a common theme for the team since Urban Meyer arrived on campus in 2012. On Monday, Meyer was asked what types of things...
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Joe Thomas reacts to Belichick complaining about Mexico game

The New England Patriots did not appear as though playing in Mexico on Sunday bothered them at all, as they rolled to a 33-8 win over the Oakland Raiders. However, Bill Belichick made it clear that playing in another country presented enormous challenges.On Monday, Belichick told WEEI that he is not anxious to play another game in Mexico City despite the success his team had.“Personally...
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Herschel Walker blasts Lynch over anthem protest in Mexico

Herschel Walker has gone on record as being opposed to NFL players protesting during the national anthem, and the former star running back was even more irritated by what Marshawn Lynch did in Mexico over the weekend.Prior to the Raiders’ game against the Patriots south of the border, Lynch stood for the Mexican national anthem and sat during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Walker viewed...
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Saban: Iron Bowl is even bigger than outsiders can imagine

Nick Saban is known for his matter-of-fact attitude and lack of sentimentality during press conferences, but the five-time national champion has no problem stating the importance of the Iron Bowl.With Alabama set to take on Auburn this weekend, Saban spoke to reporters on Monday about what the annual rivalry game means to him. Saban spent five seasons as the head coach at LSU at...
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Report: Oregon State has interviewed three coaches for vacancy

Oregon State is in the market for a new head coach, and they apparently have interviewed a few candidates for the job.The Portland Tribune’s Kerry Eggers shared plenty of information Sunday about the Beavers’ coaching search. He says current interim head coach Cory Hall, Washington offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith, and Cal offensive coordinator Beau Baldwin have all interviewed...
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Joel Embiid admits he flopped to draw foul

Joel Embiid had an interesting entertaining sequence against the Jazz on Friday that ended with him drawing a technical foul on Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell.During Monday’s game, Mitchell drove to the basket for what appeared to be a layup. Embiid had other ideas though as he came over to block the shot, sending Mitchell to the ground. Embiid stared at him and followed that up with...
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LaVar Ball refuses to thank Donald Trump in CNN interview

The grudge match between LaVar Ball and President Donald Trump may be hitting new levels.Ball joined CNN on Monday night for an interview. Sitting in for Don Lemon was Chris Cuomo, and he had no idea what he was in for.Cuomo tried to grill Ball about Ball’s son, LiAngelo, being arrested along with two other UCLA basketball players for shoplifting while in China on a trip with the...
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Each MLB team’s most important free agent

Pretty much every MLB team will have to deal with the reality that a few of their players are headed to free agency. For many teams, the ability to keep all their players is just not feasible. In some cases, they will be losing role players or guys who were on short-term contracts. Others, though, are watching as franchise players and integral parts of organizations head into the...
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Bill Snyder tried to hire Jim Leavitt as linebackers coach

The saga of Bill Snyder and Jim Leavitt took an odd turn on Monday when Snyder said he tried to hire Leavitt … as his linebackers coach.Last week, former ESPN college football reporter Brett McMurphy said that Kansas State had a verbal agreement with Leavitt last year to become the head coach in waiting for Snyder. He says Snyder pushed back because he wants his son, Sean, to replace...
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Mets, Tigers reportedly have talked Ian Kinsler trade

The Detroit Tigers are looking to trade Ian Kinsler this offseason, and apparently they have had some talks already.MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reports that the Tigers have talked about a Kinsler trade with the New York Mets. He also notes that the Angels have had internal talks about trading for Kinsler. The Angels actually submitted a waiver claim on Kinsler last season.The 35-year...
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Georgia five-star recruit suffers torn ACL

One of Georgia’s top recruits suffered a devastating blow on over the weekend.Running back Zamir White, a five-star recruit, suffered a torn ACL in his school’s game on Firday.White suffered the injury when he was hit on the side of the knee by a defender's helmet. Dawg Nation says White didn’t even think he had sustained a tough injury because he walked off the field under his own...
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Jerry Jones reportedly wants secret ballot in Goodell's contract talks

Jerry Jones apparently feels that his fellow team owners would be more likely to side with him in his pursuit to derail Roger Goodell’s contract talks if they could remain anonymous.Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported on Monday that Jones is seeking to use a secret ballot for NFL owners to vote on something related to the league’s ongoing contract negotiations with Goodell...
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Marshawn Lynch's mom has great response for Donald Trump

Delisa Lynch wasn’t about to let the president get away with singling out her son on Twitter. And she hit back in a big way.Lynch’s son, Marshawn, was called out by President Donald Trump on Twitter Monday for sitting during the U.S. national anthem and standing for Mexico’s prior to the Oakland Raiders’ game against the New England Patriots. How did Delisa respond? Pretty well....
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Report: Jerry Jones asks for second vote on Roger Goodell contract, gets denied

Jerry Jones is still fighting to derail Roger Goodell’s contract extension talks with the NFL, and the Dallas Cowboys owner continues to come up empty with his objections.Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal reports that Jones submitted a formal request to Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank over the weekend asking if the terms of Goodell’s extension will come to a vote among...
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Steelers OL apologizes for suspension, says he inadvertently took substance

Marcus Gilbert was slapped with a four-game suspension for a violation of the league’s drug policy, the NFL announced on Monday. The Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle addresses the suspension in a statement in which he says he inadvertently took a banned substance. Gilbert also said he plans to come back in great shape. Gilbert will be eligible to return in Week 16 after serving his...
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Weather Channel’s video of Georgia Dome implosion ruined by bus

There are few things people love more in life than watching things get blown up. So when the Georgia Dome imploded on Monday, it was a big deal.News outlets set up shop to televise the implosion. People watched nearby so they could see it. Folks were viewing on live streams.But one place where your view of the implosion would have been ruined was on The Weather Channel’s live stream...
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MRI reportedly shows Kelvin Benjamin avoided ACL injury

Kelvin Benjamin appears to have avoided serious injury to his knee.The Buffalo Bills wide receiver was carted off the field on Sunday after injuring his knee against the Los Angeles Chargers. Bills head coach Sean McDermott said on Monday that Benjamin had avoided ligament damage. Now ESPN’s Adam Schefter adds that an MRI showed Benjamin did not injure his ACL. Despite avoiding serious...
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X-rays on Paul Millsap’s wrist come back negative

There is good news and bad news for Denver. The good news is the X-rays on Paul Millsap’s wrist were negative. The bad news is he will miss at least one game.Millsap left Sunday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers after injuring his wrist. He underwent X-rays which came up negative, according to ESPN’s Chris B. Haynes. Millsap is still set to miss Monday’s game in Sacramento...
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Giants RB: Eli Manning gave ‘fiery speech’ that motivated team

The New York Giants are playing for nothing but pride at this point in the 2017 season, and they showed on Sunday that they have enough of it to beat a quality opponent. Eli Manning may not have played his best game, but his leadership abilities were apparently on full display before kickoff.On Monday, Giants running back Orleans Darkwa told reporters that Manning helped motivate...
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Did Lonzo Ball throw shade at Julius Randle over effort?

Julius Randle scored a season-high 24 points in a win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, but his strong performance may be overshadowed by some comments that L.A. Lakers teammate Lonzo Ball made after the fact.Speaking with reporters postgame, Ball was asked what he thought about Randle’s excellent showing, and his response was somewhat eyebrow-raising. “When he plays hard, it’s...
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Vance Joseph: Paxton Lynch is ‘ready to go’

The Denver Broncos may be on the verge of their third quarterback change of the season.Coach Vance Joseph said Monday that Paxton Lynch is “ready to go,” and hinted that he may start Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Lynch sprained his shoulder in preseason but served as Brock Osweiler’s backup last week and looks ready to go for full duty.A change would not be a shock. Osweiler...
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