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Joe Panik makes wicked barehanded play in rehab game (Video)

In 1978, we had Ozzie Smith. Now in 2015, we have Joe Panik. OK, maybe the comparison is a little bit off, but that’s the only parallel we can draw to possibly comprehend the spectacular play that Panik made in a rehab game on Thursday. The Giants second baseman is currently on assignment with the Sacramento River Cats of Triple-A trying to work his way back from a lower back...
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Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Cam Newton refuses to back down to fans accusing him of posting a “gang” photo on Instagram. Newton isn’t the most active user on social media, but he did post a photo Thursday of himself with several friends. According to The Charlotte Observer, the photo was taken on a trip to Mexico in May. Newton is seen throwing up some letters with his hands, while five others are seen...
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Simona Halep popular with fans who want to kiss her

    Simona Halep exploded in popularity and recognition after going deep into several grand slams last season, which helped catapult her to the No. 2 ranking in the world. The Romanian tennis player says the turning point for her was when she reached the finals of the French Open last year. After that, she began being recognized everywhere. “Everyone was recognizing me everywhere...
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Report: Eagles trade Matt Barkley to Arizona Cardinals

    Chip Kelly had long been shopping quarterback Matt Barkley, and it looks like he has finally found a taker. The Philly Inquirer’s Jeff McLane and Zach Berman report that the Eagles have traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional 7th-round pick. Barkley being shipped out of town not only means the Eagles are parting ways with their fourth-round pick from...
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Report: Cowboys have interest in Broncos RB Montee Ball

    Montee Ball could end up being released soon, and the Dallas Cowboys would have interest in him if that is the case. Ball is fighting for a roster spot on the Denver Broncos and buried below several running backs on the team’s depth chart. He also didn’t play well in Thursday’s finale, rushing for just 27 yards on 16 carries. The Broncos are said to be shopping...
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Mendoza replaces Schilling on 'Sunday Night Baseball'

    Curt Schilling’s loss is Jessica Mendoza’s gain. ESPN announced Thursday that they have essentially suspended Schilling for the rest of the season after he stirred some controversies over social media. Mendoza, a retired fastpitch softball player-turned-broadcaster, replaced him on the “Sunday Night Baseball” telecast last weekend and will continue in that role...
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Scott Boras, Mets at odds over Matt Harvey’s innings limit

Scott Boras and the New York Mets are at odds over an innings limit for star pitcher Matt Harvey. Harvey is dominating in his first season back from Tommy John surgery, and the Mets are reaping benefits and appear poised to win the NL East for the first time since 2006. With a playoff appearance on the horizon, the Mets want to have one of their best pitchers available. Boras is...
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Rob Gronkowski to introduce own line of hot sauce

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is one of the spiciest characters in professional football, and now he’s taking that aura to a literal level. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported on Friday that the convivial Gronkowski will lend his name and image to a hot sauce brand that will be dubbed “Gronk’s Hot Sauce.” The 26-year-old’s condiment venture will be sponsored by PLB Sports...
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Donald Sterling’s wife Shelly seeking alimony

    Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may end up spending the rest of his life in and out of courtrooms. According to TMZ, Sterling’s estranged wife Shelley is seeking spousal support in the wake of Donald filing for divorce from her more than a month ago. The amount she is seeking is unclear. To give you some perspective, the Sterlings are worth about ...
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Terrell Owens' wife explains what is holding up divorce

    Terrell Owens and his estranged wife Rachel Snider are trying to finalize their divorce, but a house that they own together is holding things up. Interestingly enough, the house is the same one that was featured on “Celebrity Wife Swap” and made to seem like the residence of Owens and a close female friend of his. Snider called into “TMZ Hollywood Sports” this...
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Pats were prepared to raise Brady banner instead of SB one

    The New England Patriots were prepared to wait until Week 7 to raise their most recent Super Bowl champions banner if Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was upheld. In an interview with 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston on Thursday, Patriots president Jonathan Kraft confirmed that the team would not have raised its Super Bowl XLIX champions banner before its Week 1 game against...
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TJ Ward on suspension appeal: ‘My last name’s not Brady’

    Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward has been suspended for the first game of the regular season for an alleged incident that took place at a bar last year. Ward appealed the suspension and had a hearing with the league earlier this offseason, but the penalty was upheld. According to the arrest warrant, which was issued in May 2014, Ward was accused of throwing a glass mug...
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Minnesota using ‘dramatic squirrel’ to distract kickers

    The Minnesota Gophers have come up with a unique way of distracting opposing kickers this season, and it involves a squirrel. But not just any squirrel. This one is internet famous. When TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom lined up for a field goal facing the videoboard at TCF Bank Stadium Thursday night, he found himself face to face with the infamous “dramatic squirrel.” The...
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Daughter unimpressed by dad playing golf with Tiger Woods

    How long has it been since Tiger Woods won a major championship and was at the top of his golf game? So long that it’s safe to say the younger generation can’t even appreciate how dominant Woods truly was at one point. Earlier this week, a hilarious tweet from a girl whose father played golf with Tiger went viral. Simply put, she was not impressed.     We don’t...
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Mac Bignell delivers hit of the year (Video)

The first round of meaningful football games took place Thursday night, and we can already stop our search for hit of the year. Montana State linebacker Mac Bignell delivered it. Fort Lewis College running back P.J. Hall caught a swing pass in the flat, and Bignell came sprinting in and absolutely leveled him. You would have thought there was helmet-to-helmet contact with the way...
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Hawaii offense embarrasses itself in season opener (Video)

Hawaii had an entire offseason to prepare for its season opener at home against Colorado on Thursday, but they looked more like a team that was cobbled together for a pickup game at the last minute. On two occasions in the first half, Hawaii’s quarterback and running back had a miscommunication. Both times QB Max Wittek turned one way for a handoff while the running back went...
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Jarryd Hayne lowers the boom on poor Chargers defender (Video)

Jarryd Hayne hasn’t even played in a regular season NFL game, yet he is already my favorite player in the league. The Aussie showed off the moves that made him a rugby star in his native country when he absolutely trucked an unsuspecting Chargers defender during a run in the third quarter of Thursday’s preseason game: Hayne led the 49ers with 58 yards on 10 carries and added...
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Jake Rudock Wikipedia page altered by angry fans

Jim Harbaugh’s debut as head coach of Michigan failed to live up to the hype in a loss at Utah on Thursday night, and turnovers by the quarterback were a big reason why. Graduate transfer Jake Rudock threw three interceptions including a pick-six in the defeat, and that left fans livid. Some even took to altering his Wikipedia page by calling him a “turnover machine.” Rudock...
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Matt Simms might want to have this boner of a play back (Video)

If Matt Simms’ goal entering the Buffalo Bills’ final preseason game was to make plays that would force people to take notice, he certainly succeeded. Take a look at this gem he uncorked in the third quarter Thursday against the Detroit Lions: Ahhh yes, the old “chuck the ball up and see what happens play.” Usually it works better if you attempt it when your body isn...
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Markieff Morris on Twitter: ‘My future will not be in Phoenix’

    Markieff Morris is letting it be known: he really does not want to play for the Phoenix Suns next season. Weeks after reports leaked out that Morris wanted out of Phoenix in the wake of the trade of his twin brother Marcus to the Detroit Pistons, he took matters into his own hands and confirmed the rumors firsthand on his Twitter account Thursday. In a 140-character manifesto...
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Jim Harbaugh uses Seahawks play card and Seattle loves it

    Jim Harbaugh just can’t quit the NFC West. Harbaugh made his head coaching debut at Michigan on Thursday at Utah and gave a special nod to one of his old division rivals. On one of the Wolverines’ play cards was a Seahawks logo. The Seahawks saw the image and sent a great tweet saying they missed the former 49ers coach: Thanks for thinking of us @coachjim4um! We...
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Redskins charge non-season ticket holders $50 to use will call

    As if the Washington Redskins didn’t already have enough negative press this week, now we have this. FOX News producer Kara Rowland tweeted on Thursday that the Redskins charge non-season ticket holders $50 to leave tickets at will call: It costs $50 to leave a ticket @ will call 4 someone if you aren't a season ticket holder. This is the last Redskins game I'll be...
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Slava Voynov taken in by US Immigration, could face deportation

Slava Voynov could be facing serious discipline and even deportation after he was taken into custody by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reports. Voynov had been in jail since July 7 after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. He was taken from jail to a detention facility for US ICE, according to The Times. He is awaiting...
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ESPN pulls Curt Schilling off TV for rest of season

ESPN is really laying down the law with Curt Schilling. The network announced in a statement Thursday that it will be pulling the analyst from all TV coverage for the rest of the season. “At all times during the course of their engagement with us, our commentators are directly linked to ESPN and are the face of our brand. We are a sports media company. Curt’s actions have not...
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GM's wife reportedly pressured by Redskins to apologize

    The wife of Redskins GM Scot McCloughan issued a statement of apology on Wednesday after being pressured to do so by the team, according to a report. McCloughan’s wife, Jessica, maintained a Twitter account from which she trashed ESPN reporter Dianna Marie Russini, accusing the reporter of exchanging sex for scoops. A Redskins spokesperson initially denied the Twitter...
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