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Fighter says sex before fight partly to blame for loss

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton says that having sex before his most recent fight is partially to blame for his loss. Newton (25-9-1) lost to Phil Davis in the semifinals of Bellator’s light heavyweight tournament in September. He is getting ready for a fight on Feb. 19 and spoke with MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn ahead of that contest. In his interview, he...
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Markieff Morris argues with and shoves Archie Goodwin (Video)

It’s been a tumultuous season for Markieff Morris that has been full of speculation whether or not he will be with the Suns at the end of the season. What happened during Wednesday’s game against the Warriors may ensure Morris isn’t. During a stoppage in play, Morris got into with teammate Archie Goodwin. The two were having an animated conversation when tempers flared. Morris...
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Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
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Josh Morgan accidentally shoots himself, charged in incident

Back in 2008, in was Plaxico Burress who was the victim of an accidentally fired gun. Josh Morgan has added himself to the list. TMZ is reporting Morgan was cleaning the firearm when it went off and injured the former NFL wide receiver. He was hospitalized but the injuries are reportedly not life threatening. Morgan is being charged with misdemeanor reckless use of a firearm. Now...
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Andy Dalton reunited with missing luggage thanks to social media

Andy Dalton’s Wednesday did not get off to the best of starts, but thankfully, it will have a happy ending. Early Wednesday, the Bengals quarterback took to his Twitter account to say why his day started off on the wrong foot. If anybody in DFW traveling from 75-635 towards the airport finds 2 black suitcases on the road please contact me. Fell out bed of our truck — Andy...
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Monty Williams’ wife Ingrid dies after car crash

Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, died Wednesday from injuries suffered in a car crash on Tuesday, the team announced. “The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the news of Ingrid’s passing. Words cannot adequately describe how deep our sorrow is for the loss of Monty’s wife. Our thoughts and prayers are with Monty...
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Greg McElroy rips Cam Newton: He ‘quit’ on Panthers

Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy had one of the harshest criticisms of Cam Newton of all. McElroy, now an analyst for SEC Network, was appearing on the Paul Finebaum Show this week and ripped Newton for quitting on the Panthers in the Super Bowl. Greg McElroy on Cam Newton.@Finebaum and @mspear96 are LIVE now to discuss. WATCH: https://t.co/VKNQIqK4dd pic.twitter.com/dUXAy8avBR...
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Kobe Bryant has great response to Tyronn Lue story

Kobe Bryant had his typical Kobe response to the story Tyronn Lue shared with reporters on Tuesday. Lue, who is now the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, was once teammates with Bryant on the Lakers. Lue recalled a time when he and some other reserves played the starters in a practice game. It was Lue teamed with guys like Devean George, Brian Shaw and Mark Madsen against a...
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Derrick Rose photo with son PJ sparks caption contest

Derrick Rose’s photogenic son PJ is going viral once again on the net. This time it’s for a photo of him sitting beside his dad prior to Wednesday’s Bulls-Hawks game in Chicago. Take a look at some of the good captions we saw on Twitter: What are you talking about dad? P.J. Rose, 3 sitting with his dad #ChicagoBulls Derrick Rose pic.twitter.com/9T533RBiFw — Nuccio DiNuzzo...
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Report: Orioles closing in on deal with Yovani Gallardo

The Baltimore Orioles are reportedly closing in on a deal with free agent starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reported that the two sides were close, though ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported that, while there is momentum toward a deal, the two sides still need to tweak some things before it’s done. Gallardo would essentially be a cheap means of replacing...
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Daniel Bryan cut off his long hair for charity

Daniel Bryan had two surprises for his fans on Monday. One, he announced on “RAW” his retirement from wrestling in a sincere, emotional speech. Two, he showed off a new look that included shorter hair and a more trimmed beard. The people at @wigs.for.kids are doing great work and cutting my hair never felt more meaningful. Find out how you can help at wigsforkids.org ...
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Former Texas A&M quarterback blames Johnny Manziel culture for team’s problems

Former Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen blamed the culture partly fostered by Johnny Manziel for his leaving the school. Allen, who left A&M for Houston with two years of eligibility remaining, told CBS Sports’s Dennis Dodd that he believes there are many issues with the program stemming from Manziel’s time there. “I think the culture was a big part of it, and I think...
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Report: Police recommend charges against LeSean McCoy

An arrest warrant is expected to be issued against Bills running back LeSean McCoy, and the Philadelphia police have reportedly recommended criminal charges be filed against him stemming from an alleged assault of two off-duty police officers. According to ABC-6 Philadelphia, warrants are imminent against McCoy and three others involved in the alleged assault. Investigators submitted...
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Brewers Association sends Peyton Manning case of craft beer

Now that Peyton Manning has made his love for a particular brand of beer so clear, other brewers are trying to get the Super Bowl-winning quarterback to suck down their suds. In fact, the Brewers Association is trying to capitalize on a potential publicity opportunity by sending Manning a case of craft beer to get him interested in other brands rather than just Budweiser: The...
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Gregg Popovich torments David Aldridge, reacts to election results (Video)

> Gregg Popovich added another entry to his interview hall of fame on Tuesday night. Popovich gave his usual terse, surly assessment of the Spurs’ first quarter to TNT’s David Aldridge, and then got an added bonus: the results of the New Hampshire Presidential primaries. “We’re behind and they’re ahead,” Popovich said when asked to assess his team’s performance in...
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Did Jim Harbaugh subtweet the SEC for whining?

Jim Harbaugh has mastered the art of passive-aggressive subtweeting, and he seems to have given us another example of it on Wednesday. Harbaugh and Michigan intend to hold spring break practices in Bradenton, Florida. As you might imagine, this has not been met with enthusiasm from the SEC and its member schools, and the league asked the NCAA to prohibit spring practices during...
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Terrell Owens says Cris Carter 'begged his way' into HOF

Terrell Owens went after Cris Carter on Wednesday, accusing him of begging his way into the Hall of Fame. Owens appeared on ESPN’s Mike and Mike and went after the former Vikings receiver and current ESPN analyst. “[Cris Carter] is a guy that’s criticized me plenty of times, for anything,” Owens said, via Sports Illustrated. “For me, that was something that motivated...
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Mario Williams recognizes Bills may release him

Mario Williams was a poor fit in Rex Ryan’s defensive scheme in Buffalo last season, and he acknowledges that his decreased production coupled with his high salary could lead to his release. “At the end of the day, if I’m not there, I’ll show you that I’m better than what I’ve been before. Like, that’s just a chip on my shoulder regardless of whether I am there or...
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Pat Haden collapsed on USC campus

USC athletic director Pat Haden collapsed on the school's campus Wednesday and was taking to an ambulance on a stretcher, according to reports. The primary report comes from USC journalism student Paolo Uggetti, who covers the Trojans' football team: BREAKING: #USC AD Pat Haden collapsed outside Heritage Hall, paramedics at the scene carried him to ambulance on stretcher, per...
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Rick Pitino thinks Louisville should be fined $10 million for scandal

Rick Pitino believes the punishments against Louisville for their sex scandal are misdirected and should be targeted at the school rather than the current players. To that end, Pitino would prefer if Louisville were fined an eight-figure sum rather than be banned from postseason play. “My opinion is the school should be fined $10 million,” Pitino told SI’s Seth Davis. “They...
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Report: Lakers once tried to trade Kobe for LeBron

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are frequently compared to each other, but did you know that the Lakers once tried to trade their star for James? According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Lakers called the Cavaliers in the summer of 2007 to see if they were interested in a swap of players. Though the report sounds blasphemous, you have to recall the context. It was during that time...
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Super Bowl replay assistant was from Denver, wife cheered for Broncos

In what seems like a bit of a conflict of interest, Super Bowl 50’s replay assistant reportedly has significant ties to Denver. Jimmy Oldham served as the replay assistant during the game, and according to The Lead Sports, not only is Oldham from Denver, but his wife attended the game and cheered for the Broncos. She even posted pictures of herself on Facebook wearing Broncos...
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Bill Polian: Peyton Manning could 'immediately' be successful GM

Hall of Fame executive Bill Polian believes Peyton Manning has what it takes to be a success as an NFL executive. Polian, who drafted Manning and was the GM for his entire Colts career, believes that the quarterback could transition to a front office role successfully immediately, if he wanted to. “I believe he could very quickly fill the role that John Elway fills with the Broncos...
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Levi’s Stadium turf was apparently very slippery for Michael Oher (Video)

So, how was the much-maligned turf at Levi’s Stadium for Sunday’s Super Bowl? Judging by one instance, it could have been a lot better. Here’s a look at the Carolina left tackle attempting to pass block for Cam Newton. It also doubles as a glimpse of what Football On Ice would be like. This looks like a video game glitch. Full credit to Oher for holding his block long enough...
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Report: Knicks could get Kevin Durant’s attention by hiring Scott Brooks

The New York Knicks could reportedly get the attention of Kevin Durant by hiring Scott Brooks as coach, according to a report. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley citing league sources, the Knicks have been told that hiring former Thunder coach Brooks would boost the team’s chances of getting Durant. Those chances took a hit when Derek Fisher was fired, though, and the team is likely...
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