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Tom Brady makes one-handed touchdown catch in practice (Video)

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Thursday did not look like a man who is worried about potentially missing the first four games of the NFL season. He proved that by hauling in a one-handed touchdown catch from Julian Edelman. Granted, Brady was wearing a red jersey and none of his teammates could hit...Read More
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Robert Kraft signs fan’s ‘Free Brady’ poster

New England Patriots fans gave Tom Brady a hero’s welcome when he took the field at training camp on Thursday. You probably expected that, but did you expect to see team owner Robert Kraft autographing a poster calling for his quarterback to be set free? Kraft, who received a loud ovation of his own, was...Read More
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Mike Leach has some great thoughts on Deflategate

Washington State football coach Mike Leach doesn’t see what all the fuss is about surrounding Deflategate. During an appearance on ESPN Wednesday, Leach was asked about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady being suspended for the first four games of the 2015 NFL season. In short, Leach said we should be concerned about the society...Read More
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David Price traded to Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly traded for Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price. Shortly after reports surfaced indicating that the Los Angeles Dodgers were considered the favorites for Price, the Blue Jays are said to have ramped up their pursuit of the 29-year-old. david price is going to toronto. norris is going back in deal....Read More
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Report: MLB execs are ‘convinced’ David Price is going to Dodgers

With Cole Hamels having been traded to the Texas Rangers, David Price is now the biggest prize remaining on the MLB trade market. While a number of teams are interested in landing the left-hander, the Price sweepstakes may wind up being a one-horse race. Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reports that MLB executives are...Read More
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Jets fans fly ‘Cheaters look up!’ banner over Patriots practice

The New England Patriots began their official training camp just 48 hours ago, and already New York Jets fans have found a way to poke fun at them for their eventful offseason. On Thursday morning, a banner flew over Patriots practice that read “CHEATERS LOOK UP!” This plane flying a banner that says "Cheaters Look...Read More
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Is Brady better off with lawsuit in New York, not Minnesota?

The NFL scored a major victory on Thursday in its impending legal battle against Tom Brady when a Minnesota judge ruled that Brady’s lawsuit should be heard in a New York courtroom. Given how offended U.S. District Court Judge Richard Kyle seemed, you have to wonder if he did Brady a favor. Neither Brady nor...Read More
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Cole Hamels chose Rangers over Astros

The Philadelphia Phillies traded pitcher Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, but they may have been forced to turn down a team that was offering a better package. That team is the one that is currently eight games ahead of the Rangers in the AL West division, but Hamels blocked the trade....Read More
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Tom Brady lawsuit transferred from Minnesota to Manhattan

The NFL has already won an early battle in its impending legal war against Tom Brady. On Wednesday, the NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the league in Minnesota — a place where players have had success in court against the NFL in the past. However, a judge ruled on Thursday morning that the...Read More
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LeGarrette Blount failed conditioning test

If Tom Brady ends up having to serve his four-game suspension, the New England Patriots will likely need to lean heavily on their running game in the early part of the season. Unless LeGarrette Blount can get himself into shape, he won’t be much help. Ben Volin of The Boston Globe reports that Blount failed...Read More
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Trent Richardson project not going well with Raiders

There have been very few players in the NFL over the past four years that have been more disappointing than Trent Richardson. The former Alabama star and No. 3 overall draft pick was virtually useless in two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, and he may be heading in that direction with the Oakland Raiders. In...Read More
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Mets’ trade for Carlos Gomez called off despite reports

Reports said that the New York Mets had acquired Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, but the team later said that was not the case, completing a bizarre and emotional evening for fans and players alike. Late on Wednesday, reports first started to leak out saying the Mets had acquired Gomez in...Read More
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Wilmer Flores emotional on field after finding out he would be traded (Video)

Surreal scene. Mets trade Wilmer Flores but leave him in game. Flores then cries on field while playing. pic.twitter.com/0CDpjGpwpS — Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) July 30, 2015 On Wednesday, the Mets agreed to trade Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in exchange for Carlos Gomez. While word of the trade began to circulate as...Read More
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Former NBAer Vin Baker now works at Starbucks

At one time, Vin Baker was an all-star and averaging a double-double in the NBA. Now, the No. 8 overall pick in the 1993 draft earns money in a decidedly different way. Baker made millions while playing in the NBA but, unfortunately, does not have much left of it. A battle with alcoholism during his...Read More
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Mariota’s lack of red flags was a concern for NFL teams

Those familiar with the saying “too good to be true” can probably relate to the evaluation some NFL teams had for quarterback Marcus Mariota. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich says he was told by an NFL coach and GM before the NFL draft that Mariota not having any red flags was...Read More
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Jerry Jones backs Roger Goodell amid Deflategate controversy

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made his thoughts about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell quite clear with a flame-thrower of a statement made on Wednesday. Though Kraft is furious with Goodell at the moment, the commish still has the support of at least one other prominent owner. Jerry Jones says he still backs Goodell even...Read More
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Tigers to sell at deadline, make David Price available

The Detroit Tigers are in a position not many expected from them entering the season: sellers at the trade deadline. After starting off the season well, the Tigers fell in late May and June and now find themselves three games under .500 and 12.5 games out of first place in the AL Central. As a...Read More
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Geno Smith finds poll ranking him worst quarterback ‘hilarious’

Geno Smith was ranked No. 32 — the worst projected starting quarterback in the league — in a poll by ESPN Insiders released last week. The New York Jets QB is brushing aside the disrespect and laughing off the low ranking. “I laugh at that. I laugh at it. It’s hilarious,” Smith said of his...Read More
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Panthers WR cited for marijuana paraphernalia, had child in car

This is not the way Stephen Hill wanted to begin training camp. The week the Carolina Panthers were set to report to training camp, Hill, a former second-round pick of the Jets, was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Hill was pulled over for a seat belt violation and was found to be in possession...Read More
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Bruce Irvin wants Kam Chancellor to get his money

Kam Chancellor feels that he is underpaid and reportedly is threatening to hold out in order to get more money. His defensive teammate Bruce Irvin is supporting his goal. Early Wednesday NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport broke news of Chancellor’s threat to hold out of Seattle Seahawks training camp: Sources: #Seahawks S Kam Chancellor wants more...Read More
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Roger Goodell asks police to keep an eye on his Maine vacation home

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is not a very well-liked man in New England, which has led to some concern about his vacation home in Maine. According to the Portland Press Herald, the NFL contacted the Scarborough police on Tuesday shortly before or after Goodell announced that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has been upheld. “They did...Read More
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Paul Pierce first pitch indicates he cannot throw a baseball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Pierce threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Tuesday night in honor of “Clippers Night.” The veteran forward was likely chosen because he is one of the newest members of Doc Rivers’ squad, but he shouldn’t be surprised if he isn’t invited...Read More
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Nick Saban: I told my agent 15 times I’m not interested in Texas

When Mack Brown left Texas in 2013, Nick Saban was immediately mentioned as a possible replacement. While there were reports that Saban gave serious thought to starting a new chapter with the Longhorns, the four-time national champion insists he never contemplated leaving Alabama. Last week, an excerpt from a new book about Saban quoted Texas...Read More
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Robert Kraft: NFL leaked false info on PSI, never corrected it

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft unloaded on the NFL on Wednesday in the wake of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension being upheld. One of Kraft’s main sticking points was that the NFL has planted false information and never bothered to correct it. When the Deflategate scandal first erupted back in January, a report from ESPN’s...Read More
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Kraft apologizes for accepting team Deflategate penalty

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Wednesday addressed the league’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. In doing so, Kraft apologized for accepting sanctions against his team back in May. Kraft said that he was “wrong” numerous times during his short press conference and made it clear that he felt accepting the loss...Read More
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