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Draymond Green shares thoughts on 'villain' Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are going to hear an awful lot of boos during the upcoming season, and Draymond Green is not concerned about it. In fact, the star forward is prepared to embrace the hate. While speaking with reporters on Wednesday, Green was asked about the Warriors being considered the “villain” of the NBA. He seemed annoyed. Draymond Green on the Warriors villain...
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Bryant feared serious injury, was avoiding bad MRI news

Dez Bryant did not show up for his MRI earlier in the week because he was fearful it would confirm he suffered a serious knee injury, according to Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett. Garrett told reporters on Thursday that the Cowboys will take disciplinary action against Bryant internally and move forward. Jason Garrett said Dez Bryant suspected the injury was worse than...
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Alabama linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charge

Alabama star linebacker Tim Williams was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. Uh oh. pic.twitter.com/igO5WPhfeL — BamaHammer (@Bama_Hammer) September 29, 2016 This is obviously a bad look for a player who is considered to be one of the top prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft class. Williams recorded 10.5 sacks with the Crimson Tide...
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Bell to see snaps at WR to keep Williams in mix?

DeAngelo Williams has been one of the best running backs in the NFL over the past two seasons when he fills in for Le’Veon Bell, but the 33-year-old is heading back to the bench now that Bell is set to return from a three-game suspension, right? Maybe not. With slot receiver Eli Rogers listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs due to a toe injury, the Steelers...
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Report: Bryant a 'long shot' to play Sunday, could miss 3 weeks

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is reportedly in danger of missing multiple games after he suffered a knee injury in last week’s win over the Chicago Bears. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that it would be a “long shot” for Bryant to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. He also said the Cowboys are concerned their star receiver could end up being out three...
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Derrick Rose compares his rape case to Tupac Shakur’s

Derrick Rose and his attorneys have been trying to get a judge to force the woman who is accusing the NBA star of rape to reveal her identity, and they are now looking to use a previous case involving Tupac Shakur as precedent. A judge recently ruled that the woman must come forward with her actual identity, but her legal team continues to fight back. As TMZ shared with us, Rose...
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Darrelle Revis misses practice with ankle injury

Darrelle Revis sat out Wednesday’s practice with an ankle injury, but New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles said he is not concerned about the veteran cornerback. Revis was on the field in his helmet and pads during the media portion of practice, which is the first 30 minutes. He later left after tweaking his ankle, with Bowles telling Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News and...
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Five likeliest NBA MVP candidates

by Darryn Albert In the last eight years, the NBA has only had four different winners of the Most Valuable Player Award. LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry. That’s it. That’s the list. To put that into perspective, we’ve gotten more Fast and the Furious films (five), Big K.R.I.T. mixtapes (ten), Modern Family seasons (seven), and Jeremy Lin hairstyles...
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Five college football programs that are on the rise

Through four weeks of the 2016 college football season, there have been quite a few surprises and an equal number of letdowns. Some programs have fallen flat and are heading in the opposite direction of where they’d like to go, while others are reviving themselves. Here’s a look at five college programs that are once again ascending. 5. Washington Huskies Can head coach Chris...
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Report: Dez Bryant's absence led to delayed MRI, fine

Dez Bryant did not undergo an MRI on his injured leg until Wednesday because the Dallas Cowboys receiver was absent from treatment Monday and team meetings on Tuesday, leading to a fine, according to a report. Bryant was injured during the Cowboys’ win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday, and there was a delay on the information regarding his medical condition. ESPN’s Todd Archer...
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DraftKings investigating possible collusion in millionaire contest

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings is investigating a possible collusion scandal involving its “Fantasy Football Millionaire” contest. One of the top daily fantasy sports players in the world won the contest, which yielded a $1 million prize. The user, Martin Crowley, who goes by the name “papagates,” has a brother, Tom, who won a million dollar contest last year. Tom...
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WATCH: Nick Saban addresses Blake Barnett transfer reports

When Alabama opened its 2016 season, Blake Barnett was under center as the starting quarterback. Now, it appears, he may be done with the Crimson Tide football program. Barnett, a redshirt freshman, started Alabama’s first game against USC but was pulled in favor of Jalen Hurts after the Crimson Tide went 3-and-out on its first two possessions. Saban explained the decision during...
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DeAndre Hopkins defends Brock Osweiler: ‘He’s doing the best he can’

Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler is facing some criticism after a lackluster first few starts to begin the year, but wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is making sure that he has Osweiler’s back. Hopkins defended Osweiler on Wednesday, saying that the 25-year-old signal caller is “doing the best he can,” per Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. DeAndre Hopkins on Brock...
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Rafael Nadal stops match for mother looking for missing child

Rafael Nadal halted play during an exhibition match this week so that a woman could find her lost child. Nadal was teaming with Simon Solbas and facing Carlos Moya and John McEnroe at an exhibition in Mallorca at the Rafael Nadal Sports Centre. During the match, Nadal was getting ready to serve but stopped play after hearing a woman searching for her missing child. In this video...
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CJ Spiller signs with Seahawks

Free agent running back CJ Spiller is signing with the Seattle Seahawks. Spiller worked out for the Green Bay Packers last week and the New York Jets this week before agreeing to sign with the Seahawks. News of the signing was first reported by Rand Getlin. Spiller was released by the Saints earlier this month. The former first-round pick rushed for just 112 yards on 36 carries...
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Report: Jets are ‘concerned’ about Eric Decker shoulder injury

The New York Jets are fearful that they could be without wide receiver Eric Decker. According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Decker aggravated a shoulder injury in Sunday’s game, and he did not tell trainers until Tuesday. The Jets are said to be “concerned” about the injury and he did not practice on Wednesday. Cimini goes on to note that all the signs indicate a potentially serious...
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Eric Mangini calls Spygate ‘a regret’ and ‘disappointing’

Former NFL head coach Eric Mangini opened up on Wednesday about the Spygate scandal he essentially put in motion by reporting the New England Patriots’ practice to the NFL. In an interview on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” on FOX Sports Radio, Mangini was asked about Spygate and what led him to complain to the league about it back in 2007 when he was head coach of the New York...
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Jay Gruden ‘very concerned’ about Josh Doctson’s Achilles

Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson is off to a slow start in his rookie season, thanks largely to an Achilles injury, and now the team is beginning to worry. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said on Wednesday that he is “very concerned” about Doctson, who was forced to sit out Week 3 against the New York Giants. Fortunately, Gruden also added that tests on Doctson...
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NFL denies report that Tom Coughlin met with Bills ownership

The NFL is swiftly denying reports that Tom Coughlin met with Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula over the weekend. Sal Maiorana of the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported that there was some sort of meeting between Coughlin and the Pegulas, with rumors gaining steam over the weekend. As the league is Coughlin’s current employer, the denial came quickly from a league...
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Cubs sign Theo Epstein to five-year extension

The Chicago Cubs are 100-game winners for the first time since the Great Depression, and now their team president is being rewarded handsomely. According to a report by Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday, the Cubs have signed Theo Epstein to a five-year contract extension expected to be worth over $50 million. The #Cubs have signed Theo Epstein to 5-year extension...
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Joakim Noah: Knocking off LeBron James, Cavs is ‘the goal’

The New York Knicks continue to aim high as their training camp opens up. On Wednesday, it was Joakim Noah’s turn to be bullish, stating that the aim for the team this year was to dethrone LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. “That’s definitely the goal,” Noah said, via Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “It’s definitely not an easy task but that has to be...
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Tyronn Lue wants to keep minutes down for LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love

As the Cleveland Cavaliers look to defend their NBA title, one of the main points of emphasis for head coach Tyronn Lue heading into the 2016-17 campaign will be keeping his Big Three fresh and well-rested. Lue said on Wednesday that he wants to keep minutes down for LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love this coming season, per Cavaliers play-by-play man Fred McLeod. Ty Lue...
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Kelly still confident in Gabbert, leaves door open for Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly continues to send interesting messages with regards to his quarterback situation. With Blaine Gabbert struggling and Colin Kaepernick waiting in the wings for a chance to replace him, Kelly has had to deal with a lot of questions about the situation. On Wednesday, Kelly seemed to affirm faith in both quarterbacks. Chip Kelly remains "real...
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Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee, could still play Week 4

The Dallas Cowboys got a mixed bag with the MRI results of star wide receiver Dez Bryant. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett announced on Wednesday that Bryant has a hairline fracture in his knee, per Cam Inman of Bay Area News Group. Nevertheless, Garrett remains hopeful that the two-time Pro Bowler will still be able to play in Week 4 against the San Francisco 49ers. Jason Garrett...
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Rose pledges to push Carmelo ‘when he’s being lazy’

Derrick Rose believes he has a duty as a member of the New York Knicks: keep Carmelo Anthony focused. Rose said Tuesday that the Knicks are still Anthony’s team. He’s here to help – and make sure Anthony's not slacking off. “My job is to come here and help him win,” Rose said of Anthony, via Marc Berman of the New York Post. “This is his team. In practice I’ll push...
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