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WWE, Stephanie McMahon trolling with $500 fine for Brock Lesnar

If Brock Lesnar is genuinely being disciplined by the WWE for cutting Randy Orton with some brutal elbows in the ring during their match at SummerSlam on Sunday, then the punishment has to be different from the one Stephanie McMahon stated on Tuesday. McMahon had said on RAW Monday that there will be “repercussions” for Lesnar. On Tuesday, she said Lesnar would be fined $500...
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Demaryius Thomas responds to Josh Norman’s Super Bowl criticism

As we know, Josh Norman is not shy about expressing his feelings on a subject. When speaking about this year’s Super Bowl against the Broncos, Norman was critical of Demaryius Thomas. The Denver wide receiver issued a response on Tuesday. In a feature for ESPN, Norman talked about his matchup against Thomas in Super Bowl 50 and how effective he was in limiting the impact of the...
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Josh Hamilton released by Rangers

After playing for the Rangers for five seasons, and winning the American League MVP while with the club, Josh Hamilton signed with the Angels as a free agent in 2012. He was traded back to the Texas in 2015. Now, his second stint with the club has come to an end. Hamilton had been on the 60-day disabled list and has not played in a game this year. He underwent knee surgery after...
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James Harden signature adidas shoes get mocked

  James Harden is finally getting his own signature shoe from adidas. That’s the good news. The bad news is the shoes are getting roasted by folks online worse than the Steph Curry shoes from Under Armour. Sneaker Watch posted photos Monday of the all new adidas Harden 1 in “triple black,” and the reviews based on aesthetics are not positive. Here’s a look at them:...
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Colts contract helps Antonio Cromartie make child support payment, avoid arrest

One day after signing a one-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts, Antonio Cromartie made good on an outstanding child support debt and was able to avoid a potential arrest. According to TMZ Sports, Cromartie, who has at least 12 children, was behind on child support payments for his first child. The cornerback was ordered to pay $4,000 per month beginning in Jan. 2016 for his...
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Breshad Perriman loses four pounds cutting his hair

Breshad Perriman cut his signature dreadlocks last month, and the resulting effect was a noticeable loss in weight. The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver says that he felt lighter after cutting his hair. He also noted that when he stepped on the scale, it showed a loss of about 3-4 pounds. “I feel much lighter,” Perriman told ESPN’s Jamison Hensley. “Once I cut it, I weighed...
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John Wall: Bradley Beal and I tend ‘to dislike each other on the court’

John Wall and Bradley Beal are the two centerpieces of the Washington Wizards’ future, but apparently they don’t always see eye-to-eye on the floor. In a recent interview with CSN Mid-Atlantic, Wall hinted at a bit of an on-court rift between him and his backcourt partner Beal. “I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court,” Wall said. ...
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Antonio Brown, Jimmy Butler get into funny Photoshop battle on Instagram

Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler got clowned by his USA Basketball teammates for suggesting in a recent interview that he would be a better wide receiver in the NFL than Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown. The remarks may have been made a bit facetiously, but Brown actually appears willing to see what Butler has got. The four-time Pro Bowler shared an entertaining Photoshop of...
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Jered Weaver still undecided on retirement until after season

With steadily eroding velocity and drastically waning effectiveness, Angels righty Jered Weaver appears to be nearing the end of the line of his MLB career. With his contract set to expire this winter, the veteran isn’t ready to answer questions about retirement just yet however. “There’s still a lot of season left,” Weaver said over the weekend, per Bill Shaikin of the...
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Jamal Crawford once had his life threatened over dice game at Michael Jordan’s restaurant

A young Jamal Crawford once learned the hard way that gambling with NBA superstars can cost you a lot of money. And in some cases, it can even lead to terrifying threats. Mike Wise of The Undefeated recently published a fantastic feature on Crawford. In it, he shares a story from when Crawford was a rookie and he shot dice with Ray Allen and other players at Michael Jordan’s restaurant...
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Pistons assistant Tim Hardaway facing drunk driving charge

Detroit Pistons assistant coach Tim Hardaway is facing drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last April. According to a report by Jermont Terry and Derick Hutchinson of Local 4 News in Detroit, Hardaway was pulled over near his Beverly Hills home, and court records show that his BAC was .17. It’s unclear based on the report if the UTEP product was arrested during the...
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Derrick Rose: Knicks have chance to win every game

Derrick Rose has a tremendous amount of confidence in the New York Knicks heading into next season. Some would even say he is delusional, and the point guard’s latest remarks will do nothing to quiet those critics. In a recent feature promoting his new adidas shoes, Rose told Nick DePaula of The Vertical he is thrilled to have been traded to a city where “they love basketball...
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Report: Blue Jays, Reds discussed Votto trade last season

Former NL MVP Joey Votto has been a Cincinnati Red for his entire 10-season MLB career. But was he actually close to becoming a Toronto Blue Jay last season? According to a report by Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star on Monday, the Blue Jays and the Reds “were beginning serious discussions” at last year’s trade deadline about a Votto trade. However, talks were said to have...
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Report: Wentz unlikely to see any playing time this season

We all know how Sam Bradford felt about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft Carson Wentz, but it sounds like the veteran does not have to worry about losing his job to the rookie this year. In his lengthy report from Eagles training camp, Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com predicted that Wentz, who is dealing with a rib fracture, won’t see the field at all during the regular...
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Gabby Douglas joining judges for Miss America pageant

Gabby Douglas is used to judges determining her fate in competitions, and now the 20-year-old gymnast will get an opportunity to see what it feels like to be on the other side. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Douglas has joined the panel of judges for the upcoming 2017 Miss America pageant, which will take place on Sept. 11. The three-time gold medalist’s fellow judges will...
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Tom Brady's thumb injury appears to be very minor

Tom Brady returned to practice on Tuesday after missing the previous two days to tend to a personal matter. The last time he was seen at the New England Patriots’ facility was on Thursday, when he missed his team’s preseason game after he cut his thumb with scissors. While the extent of the injury was unknown at the time, it’s probably now safe to say it won’t prevent the...
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Recruit decommits from Michigan after mail mistake

Michigan lost a four-star defensive tackle recruit this week because somebody wasn’t paying attention. Aubrey Solomon, a U.S. Army All-American from Leesburg, Ga., announced on Twitter Monday that he is re-opening his recruitment after previously committing to the Wolverines. God Bless pic.twitter.com/Uub9inc0Da — Aubrey Solomon (@AubreySolomon91) August 22, 2016 Solomon...
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Pierre-Paul on Brown domestic violence: ‘It doesn’t matter’

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not concerned about the disturbing domestic violence allegations against his teammate Josh Brown. On Monday, Pierre-Paul told reporters the Giants have not discussed Brown’s situation in the locker room. JPP actually took it a step further, saying the domestic violence allegations don’t matter. “Nothing has been talked about...
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Chris Jericho reportedly confronted Brock Lesnar over bloodying Randy Orton

Like many others, Chris Jericho reportedly felt that Brock Lesnar went too far at the end of his match against Randy Orton at SummerSlam on Sunday. After Orton and Lesnar traded patented moves, Brock hit Orton with a series of elbows. At least one of them left Orton with a gash on his forehead, and there was some speculation that a razor — the standard way to open a cut — caused...
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Tre Mason's mother: RB is like '10-year-old' due to head injuries

Returning to the football field does not appear to be in the near future for Tre Mason, and you’ll understand why when you hear what his mother told police after one of the Los Angeles Rams running back’s many run-ins with the law back in July. TMZ obtained footage that shows some of the July 27 ATV chase Mason led Palm Beach Police on, and it features a conversation between...
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Report: Browns not trading Josh Gordon despite interest

The Cleveland Browns have reportedly received numerous calls about the availability of Josh Gordon, but the star wide receiver is staying put for the time being. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Browns have had “multiple teams” reach out about Gordon, but a team source said the 25-year-old is not on the trade block. “Cleveland has tried to establish an environment...
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Rays playoff hero Dan Johnson joins Dodgers as pitcher

Former Tampa Bay Rays playoff hero turned knuckleball pitcher Dan Johnson is getting another shot with a major league organization, as the 37-year-old recently had his contract purchased by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Johnson, who has been a two-way player with the independent St. Paul Saints, will pitch at Double-A Tulsa. He had a 4-3 record with a 4.50 ERA with the Saints this season...
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Andrew Benintendi robs home run with great catch (Video)

Andrew Benintendi made a spectacular catch on Monday to rob Steven Souza Jr. of what would have been a two-run home run. Souza Jr. smashed a ball off David Price in the eighth inning with a runner on in a 3-0 game. The blast would have made it a one-run game, but Benintendi’s catch helped keep the Red Sox up 3-0 over the Tampa Bay Rays. “I think that’s the best catch I...
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Finn Balor relinquishes title after suffering shoulder injury

Finn Balor relinquished his WWE Universal Champion belt on Monday a day after winning it at SummerSlam because the Demon King suffered a torn labrum in the match. Balor was thrown into a barricade on a powerbomb by Seth Rollins during their match on Sunday and immediately was in pain. His shoulder dislocated but he popped it back in place. Balor finished the match but ended up undergoing...
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Kobe Bryant to be honored with his own day in LA on 8/24

Kobe Bryant has been among the more prominent members of the Los Angeles sporting landscape and community for the past 20 years. On Wednesday, the city will honor him in a special way. It was announced on Monday that August 24, 2016 will be “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles. The date 8-24 was chosen because Bryant, of course, wore both numbers on his uniform during his Hall...
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