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Charles Tillman reportedly training to join FBI

Former All-Pro NFL defensive back Charles Tillman decided to close the book on his football career last year, but that does not mean he is going to spend the majority of his time playing golf or lounging poolside.Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune was told by multiple sources — including on high-ranking law enforcement official — that Tillman has been training to join the Federal...
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Red Sox, other Boston teams to show anti-racism PSA at home games

The Red Sox are teaming up with all of the other major professional sports teams in the Boston area to air an anti-racism public service announcement during games beginning later this month. Adrian Walker of the Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and Revolution are all taking part in what has been called the “Take The Lead” project. Each of the teams...
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Durant apologizes for ‘childish’ tweets, denies trying to use secret account

Kevin Durant says he did not intend to use a secret Twitter account when he criticized his former coach and team over the weekend, but the Golden State Warriors star regrets the comments he made. In an appearance at TechCrunch Disrupt Tuesday, Durant was asked about the buzz he created when he tweeted that he left Oklahoma City because he did not want to play for Billy Donovan and...
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Greg Olsen placed on IR, will miss at least eight weeks

The Carolina Panthers are expecting Greg Olsen to play again at some point this season, but that is not going to happen for at least two months.On Tuesday, the Panthers announced that they have placed Olsen on injured reserve. The tight end underwent foot surgery and had a screw inserted to repair a Jones fracture.“The only thing that he has to do now is heal,” head athletic...
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RG3: I was put in ‘impossible situation, Shanahan didn’t want me

Robert Griffin III has not said much publicly in recent months, but a radio interview featuring one of his former teammates has inspired the free agent quarterback to come out swinging.Santana Moss, who was a wide receiver with the Washington Redskins when Griffin was still there, told Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan that RG3 had a “that’s what you get” attitude after Mike Shanahan...
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Jones: Elliott suspension did not alter relationship with Goodell

Jerry Jones has found himself on the defensive in the wake of a report that he is holding up Roger Goodell’s contract extension, but the Dallas Cowboys owner insists any issues he has with the commissioner are not personal. When Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN reported on Sunday that Jones is impeding the negotiations between Goodell and the league’s owners, the implication...
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RG3 fires back at Santana Moss over Mike Shanahan comments

Former Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss said in a radio interview this week that Robert Griffin III went around bragging about being the reason Mike Shanahan got fired, and RG3 wasted no time firing back. On Tuesday morning, Griffin addressed Moss’s comments on Twitter and said his former teammate “openly” lied. It was common knowledge that Griffin’s relationship...
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Santana Moss: RG3 bragging about Shanahan firing was ‘dumbest mistake’

Santana Moss had a front row seat to all of the drama that unfolded with the Washington Redskins involving Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III several years ago, and the former wide receiver recently hinted that he believes the way RG3 handled himself is part of the reason he remains a free agent.In an interview with Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan, Moss said he felt Shanahan was ...
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Evan Engram: Crotch grab was unintentional, calls penalty ‘bullcrap’

New York Giants tight end Evan Engram scored the first touchdown of his NFL career Monday night, but it came with a cost after he was penalized for what the officials deemed an inappropriate gesture. However, the rookie insists he did not have a lapse in judgement.Following the Giants’ 24-10 loss to the Detroit Lions, Engram said he did not intend to grab his crotch area and called...
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UCLA alum may buy naming rights to Rose Bowl

For the first time since the stadium opened in 1922, the Rose Bowl could soon have a name other than just the Rose Bowl.Richard “Tod” Spieker, a Silicon Valley real estate investor and UCLA alum, is planning to donate $10 million of his own money and help raise $40 million in total for stadium improvements and upgrades. Because of his unprecedented generosity, the Rose Bowl Operating...
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Report: Jordy Nelson quad injury not serious, could miss game

Jordy Nelson left the Green Bay Packers’ game against the Atlanta Falcons early on Sunday night and never returned, leading some to speculate that he may have suffered a serious injury. Fortunately, that is not the case. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Nelson suffered a quad injury that is not considered anything major. However, there’s a chance the 32-year-old receiver could...
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10 things the college football polls got wrong after Week 3

A new set of college football polls have arrived, and with them comes the usual griping about who’s overrated and who’s underrated. After a week that saw a few top 25 teams put in quality performances — and a few others significantly underwhelm — there’s more than ever to try to make sense of.Here’s a list of 10 questionable items spotted in this week’s set of polls...
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Andrew Bogut reportedly will sign with Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly adding some depth to their frontcourt.The Vertical’s Shams Charania says Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lakers. Bogut signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers last season after receiving a buyout from the Dallas Mavericks. But the center broke his tibia in his Cavs debut, so he only played in 27 games last season.Bogut is said...
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Matthew Stafford has ‘Kershaw’ audible seemingly about friend

The Detroit Lions’ offense has one of the coolest audibles we’ve heard. During the third quarter of the Lions’ Monday night game against the New York Giants, quarterback Matthew Stafford could be heard saying “Kershaw” for one of his calls at the line of scrimmage: The “Kershaw” audible seemed to be a nod to Stafford’s childhood friend, Clayton Kershaw. The two grew...
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Report: Judge Adalaide Byrd could be removed from UFC 216

Judge Adalaide Byrd’s immediate future is in question after she turned in a scorecard for the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight Saturday night that was highly criticized.Alvarez and Golovkin fought to a draw in their superfight. One judge scored it 115-113 for Golovkin; another had it 114-114; and Byrd scored it 118-110 for Alvarez. Her scorecard suggested she saw Alvarez win...
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Evan Engram gets penalty for crotch grab after touchdown

Evan Engram’s first career touchdown was a memorable one, and one that taught a lesson.The rookie tight end caught an 18-yard touchdown pass to open the second quarter during the New York Giants’ game against the Detroit Lions on Monday night. During his celebration, Engram decided to do a crotch grab. Engram was penalized for the crotch grab, leaving the Giants kicking from...
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Andrew Wiggins expected to sign $148 million max contract this week

The Timberwolves have been planning to offer Andrew Wiggins a max contract offer for some time now. It sounds like the team expects the deal to be finalized this week. Wiggins is one component of an exciting young core Minnesota has that also includes Karl-Anthony Towns and newly acquired Jimmy Butler. To keep Wiggins around for the foreseeable future was always going to be expensive...
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Blazers burn Warriors with funny tweet

The Blazers used a fun exchange on social media to burn an NBA team that will soon be moving from Oakland to San Francisco.On Sunday afternoon, ESPN tweeted a link to an article on its site regarding a tattoo Damian Lillard has on his chest that will also appear on one of the Warriors’ new Nike uniforms. The Blazers responded by referencing the popular phrase “imitation is the...
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Matthew Stafford poked in eye on strip sack

Matthew Stafford was poked in the eye on a strip sack in the second quarter of Monday night’s game against the New York Giants. Jason Pierre-Paul came around the edge and applied pressure on Stafford, getting the sack and forcing the fumble. Devon Kennard came from the front and caught Stafford in the eye while reaching in with his hand. Stafford immediately grabbed for his eye...
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Jason Garrett: Ezekiel Elliott lacked effort on interceptions

Jason Garrett on Monday made note of “uncharacteristic” plays from Ezekiel Elliott where the running back showed a lack of effort on plays in Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos.Elliott was criticized for giving up on a play after Dak Prescott threw an interception to Chris Harris with the Cowboys down 28-10 in the third quarter at Denver. Hall of Fame running back LaDainian...
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Dustin Pedroia leaves game after foul ball off face

Dustin Pedroia left Monday’s Boston Red Sox-Baltimore Orioles game after taking a foul ball off the face.Pedroia was leading off the top of the fourth at Camden Yards and poked at a 1-1 pitch. The ball hit off his bat, bounced, and hopped up into his face: Pedroia was bleeding some after being hit by the ball. Brock Holt replaced him during the at-bat and actually doubled.Pedroia...
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Odell Beckham says he will play against Lions

Odell Beckham Jr took the field for warmups roughly two hours before the New York Giants were set to take on the Detroit Lions Monday night, and the star wide receiver felt good enough to declare himself ready for his season debut. Beckham, who has been battling a sprained ankle, told reporters he is ready to roll. Reports throughout the week indicated Beckham was trending in the...
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Su’a Cravens could reportedly still show up to work, create ugly situation

Su’a Cravens is ineligible to play for the remainder of the season after the Washington Redskins put him on the reserve/left squad list on Monday, but the defensive back may show up for work this week anyway. A source told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Cravens was planning to return to the Redskins on Tuesday and could make things uncomfortable for the team by following...
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Report: Packers DL Mike Daniels has minor hamstring injury

The injury news coming out of Green Bay seems to be mostly positive on Monday.The Packers saw multiple players get hurt during their loss at Atlanta Sunday night. Star defensive lineman Mike Daniels was one of those players, as he hurt his hamstring in the game. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says an MRI revealed only a minor hamstring injury for Daniels. Wide receiver Randall Cobb hurt...
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Brewers C asks help from Twitter after home is broken into, memorabilia stolen

Stephen Vogt is asking for your help after being victimized by a burglary. The Milwaukee Brewers catcher said in a tweet on Monday that his home was broken into and a number of personalized memorabilia items were stolen. He is now asking assistance in finding any memorabilia made out in his name. The two-time All-Star Vogt is batting .232 with 10 homers and 35 RBIs in 87 games between...
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