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Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

    Nonstop action. A toe-to-toe deathmatch. Two relentless brawlers spilling each other’s blood inside of the ring. These were some of the selling points promised to us ahead of Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions showdown between Abner Mares and Leo Santa Cruz, a couple of the sport’s most highly touted up-and-coming offensive fighters. And boy, did we get our...
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WATCH: Ricardo Mayorga taunts Shane Mosley in ring, loses

    Even at 41 years old, Ricardo Mayorga still knows how to give fans what they want. Mayorga lost to Shane Mosley after getting knocked out in the sixth round of their fight on Saturday night at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., but not before making sure he entertained the crowd. In the third round of the bout, the Nicaraguan taunted Mosley by sticking his chin out to let...
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John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

    John Daly was taken to the hospital to be treated after collapsing on the 18th hole while playing a course in Mississippi on Saturday, according to a report. Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde says Daly was playing at Deerfield Golf Club in Canton, Miss. and collapsed on the 18th tee box. He was taken to Baptist Medical Center and was being evaluated. A friend told the AP that...
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Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

    A fan is said to be in “grave condition” after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field all the way down to the concrete on field level, according to reports. NEW INFO: Witnesses told @MJohnsonWSB they saw man fall from Turner Field upper deck "head first." Live update at 11 pic.twitter.com/UCcprqc5XN — Matt Belanger (@MattWSB) August 30, 2015   MORE...
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Steve Smith joins family in stands after getting ejected from game

    The mood was anything but relaxed when the Ravens and Redskins met on Saturday for a preseason game. During the first quarter, a scuffle broke out that resulted in John Harbaugh and Jay Gruden getting into a shouting match. Steve Smith and Chris Culliver were both ejected for fighting after the play. With the rest of the game off, Smith used the opportunity to enjoy some...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Robinson makes dirty tackle on Kamar Aiken (Video)

A dirty tackle by Keenan Robinson on Kamar Aiken in the first quarter of Saturday’s preseason game between Ravens and Redskins incited a fight between the teams. After Aiken caught a big third down pass, Robinson picked up the receiver and drove him down into the ground with his head first: The dirty play led to a fight breaking out. Chris Culliver and Steve Smith Sr. were both...
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Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury (Video)

Randall Cobb left Saturday’s preseason game for the Packers after suffering a shoulder injury while attempting to make a catch against the Eagles. Cobb left the field after rolling on his shoulder. The team announced his injury. Randall Cobb went into the locker room after an apparent right hand/arm/shoulder issue. pic.twitter.com/HFWIf6tXQq — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky)...
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Jeremy Maclin and Matthew Berry have Twitter exchange over fantasy football

Fantasy sports has turned into a lucrative industry and it’s no surprise fantasy football is perhaps the most popular. While its growth has been exponential in recent years among fans, fantasy football has been the cause of a few outbursts from players on social media. On Saturday, Jeremy Maclin took to Twitter to let the world know he doesn’t care about our make believe teams...
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WATCH: John Harbaugh, Jay Gruden get into shouting match

    John Harbaugh and Jay Gruden had to be separated after getting into a shouting match during the first quarter of Saturday’s preseason game between their teams. A scuffle broke out after a third down play because of the way linebacker Keenan Robinson drove receiver Kamar Aiken into the ground following a catch. Harbaugh ran onto the field to try keeping wide receiver...
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Steve Sarkisian giving up most of USC's playcalling duties

    Steve Sarkisian is going to delegate a little bit more this season. Entering his second season as head coach of the Trojans, Sark told reporters Saturday that he will hand the majority of playcalling duties to offensive coordinator Clay Helton. Clay Helton will assume more of the offensive play-calling responsibilities, so @CoachSark can focus more on head coaching...
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Isaiah Thomas stuffs Trevor Ariza dunk attempt in Pro-Am game (Video)

5-foot-9 Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas isn’t exactly known for his hops or for his rim protection. But on Saturday, Thomas proved that his vertical leap is a lot closer to Nate Robinson’s than it is to J.J. Barea’s. The 26-year-old stole the show over the weekend at the first-ever Seattle Pro-Am vs. Drew League game by soaring to reject a dunk attempt by 6-foot-8 Rockets...
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WATCH: Usain Bolt does LeBron stomp dance after relay win

    Real recognize real. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has had quite the week after winning gold in both the 100-meter and the 200-meter races at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. The Fastest Man in the World kept it rolling on Saturday, collecting another gold medal as the Jamaican team anchor in the 4×100 relay.     After the victory, Bolt busted out a tribute...
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Vin Scully: I believe next year will be my last

Vin Scully announced on Saturday that he expects to call one more season after this year before retiring as a play-by-play announcer for the Dodgers. "Realistically, next year will be my last year [with the Dodgers]." pic.twitter.com/laGZvYWQ6f — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 29, 2015   Scully turns 88 in November, so there is no doubt that he is up there in age...
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Shane Mosley goes off on writer for criticizing fight

Shane Mosley went off on Los Angeles Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire for being critical of the boxer’s fight Saturday against Ricardo Mayorga. Mosley, 43, is fighting for the first time in nearly two years. He has gone 1-4-1 in his last six fights, and it’s pretty conclusive that he has no business fighting anymore. Ditto for his 41-year-old opponent, who did not fight for...
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Trent Williams signs $66 million contract extension

Trent Williams is getting paid. The former Oklahoma Sooner agreed to a five-year, $66 million contract extension with the Washington Redskins. Williams is getting $43.25 million guaranteed, including $32 million at signing, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. #Redskins made LT Trent Williams the highest paid T in history. $13.2M avg. $43.25M in guarantees. $32M at signing...
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Report: Kirk Cousins will start Week 1 for Redskins

It may be Boogie Cousins time in D.C. The Washington Redskins announced Friday that Robert Griffin III would miss 1-2 weeks while recovering from a concussion. Kirk Cousins will start the team’s third preseason game while RG3 is out. One report says the plan is to have Cousins start in Week 1 of the regular season as well. Sources say the plan is not only to start Kirk Cousins...
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Bryce Petty crushed on Twitter for ordering Domino’s pizza in New York

Now a member of the Jets, rookie quarterback Bryce Petty has multitude of pizza places at his disposal in New York City. Perhaps not surprisingly, when he tweeted about ordering from Domino’s, Petty was crushed for it. New to the area, it’s understandable Petty may not yet know the best local spots to grab some pizza. So, he opted for the popular chain that lets you use emojis...
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WATCH: TJ Yeldon gets crushed in brutal goal-line collision

    The good news is TJ Yeldon scored the first preseason touchdown of his NFL career. The bad news is he paid a huge price. The former Alabama running back scored on a 1-yard dive in the second quarter of Jacksonville’s preseason contest with the Detroit Lions Friday. The rookie dove over a pile at the goal line and was met by a vicious hit from linebacker Stephen Tulloch...
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JT Barrett voted captain for Ohio State by teammates

J.T. Barrett was voted one of the six captains of the reigning national champion Ohio State Buckeyes, the team announced Friday. Joining Barrett as a captain are Braxton Miller, Jacoby Boren, Taylor Decker, Josh Perry and Tyvis Powell. Proud to announce the Captains of the 2015 Buckeyes. Incredible honor! pic.twitter.com/zIuS6PV6hG — Urban Meyer (@OSUCoachMeyer) August 28, 2015...
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Robert Griffin III sends curious tweet after not being cleared to play

Robert Griffin III raised eyebrows with a curious tweet he sent after the Washington Redskins reversed course and announced they would be holding the quarterback out 1-2 weeks because of a concussion. RG3 tweeted some guiding words that would help him during the tough time: Trusting in God even when I don't understand why certain things happen. James 1:2-3 (NLT) — Robert Griffin...
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Cam Cameron battling prostate cancer

    LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is battling prostate cancer and has already begun treatment, the Baton Rouge Advocate reports. The Advocate says that until now, only some LSU fans and employees knew about the diagnosis. They were asked to keep it quiet. Cameron, 54, says he already underwent a procedure and has been given a clean bill of health. Cam Cameron:...
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RG3 to be held out 1-2 weeks after doctor changes mind

    The Washington Redskins have reversed course and decided to hold Robert Griffin III out of this weekend’s preseason game because of his concussion. Upon further review by neuropsychologists, RGIII to be held out from gameplay this week & rested 1 to 2 weeks before returning to action. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 28, 2015   On Thursday, the...
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Ballmer declines $60M/yr TV deal, could start streaming

    In case you weren’t aware, Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer isn’t just merely an ebullient ball of enthusiasm that passionately rallies his troops by sweating through dress shirts, screaming out “HARDCORE” at the top of his lungs, and dancing boisterously to Fergie songs. The former Microsoft CEO also brings to the table a ton of innovative business practices...
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Vernon Adams named starting quarterback for Oregon Ducks

Vernon Adams wasted no time claiming the starting quarterback job at Oregon. The graduate transfer was listed as the starter when the Ducks’ depth chart for the season opener against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5 was released Friday. Oregon's first depth chart pic.twitter.com/Pw0QYksZe1 — Andrew Greif (@AndrewGreif) August 28, 2015 The funny twist to the story is that Adams...
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Charles Barkley on ex-agent: ‘I’d blow his damn brains out’

    The first agent Charles Barkley ever had when he entered the NBA was Lance Lesnick. If Lesnick knew what was good for him, he would continue to stay as far away from Barkley as possible. Barkley went on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday and discussed taking money from agents while in college. That led to a discussion about the first agent he ever had when he was drafted...
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