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NFL Week 8 expert picks against the spread – Del’s picks

Things were going so smoothly for Del over the past several weeks that he almost forgot it’s possible to post a losing week against the spread. Unfortunately, that’s what happened in Week 7. The good news is it was only 7-8, and Del nailed both of his locks of the week to improve to 11-7...Read More
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Tim Lincecum missed World Series intros because he was throwing up

Tim Lincecum was absent from introductions prior to Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, and now we know why: the two-time Cy Young Award winner was sick. CSN Bay Area’s Andrew Baggarly pointed out Lincecum’s absence on Tuesday night and did not have an explanation from San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy,...Read More
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LBS Week 8 Pick ‘em Pool winner gets a new Wilson official NFL football

Good news! If you are the winner of Week 8 in the LBS pro football pick ‘em league, you will win a cool prize. As we told you when we launched the LBS pick ‘em challenge, we will have end-of-the-year prizes as well as some prizes for weekly winners. This week we are pleased to...Read More
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Darrelle Revis sent home by Bill Belichick for being late

Darrelle Revis did not practice with the New England Patriots on Tuesday, and a report says that is because he was sent home for being late to the team facility in the morning. According to Ben Volin of The Boston Globe, the Patriots were given Saturday-Monday off following Thursday night’s win over the New York...Read More
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Seahawks don't think Russell Wilson is black enough?

As the reasons behind the Seahawks’ decision to trade Percy Harvin are continually analyzed, more information about the dynamics of the team’s locker room are being reported. In the latest report, it is suggested that there was a divide in the locker room among Seahawks supporting Russell Wilson and players who supported Harvin. The report...Read More
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Marlins fan behind home plate says Royals offered him private suite to move

If you watched Game 1 of the World Series on TV Tuesday night, you may have noticed a man in an orange visor and jacket sitting in the front row behind home plate. His name is Laurence Leavy, and he is — believe it or not — a Miami Marlins fan. Leavy, 58, calls himself...Read More
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Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Adult film star Brooke Haven made an interesting revelation to TMZ earlier this week when she was discussing the various professional athletes she has partied with. The 34-year-old admitted that she has hung out with “a lot” of athletes, yet she hardly hesitated when asked who parties the hardest. The answer is Sebastian Janikowski. Janikowski,...Read More
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Matt Barnes accidentally inbounds ball to Stephen Curry, who drains 3-pointer (GIF)

This is why we play preseason games, folks. In the first quarter of Tuesday night’s exhibition between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors, Matt Barnes tried to heave a long pass from under his own basket to start a quick fast break for the Clippers. The ball deflected off the backboard and straight...Read More
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Michigan logo on campus turned into Michigan State logo

Michigan is set to take on Michigan State this weekend in what was once a highly-anticipated rivalry matchup. This year, not so much. The Spartans are 6-1 and favored by 17 points while the Wolverines are 3-4 and have been a major disappointment. Perhaps the vandalism on their campus will be enough to fire up...Read More
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Royals P Wade Davis’ wife tipped server with World Series ticket

Kansas City Royals pitcher Wade Davis’ wife Katelyn was having lunch at Rock & Brews restaurant in Kansas City on Tuesday when she got to chatting with her server, Ryan O’Connor. After O’Connor made a comment about hopefully getting off work in time to catch some of Game 1 of the World Series between the...Read More
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Hunter Pence, Erin Andrews had awkward postgame interview (Video)

Hunter Pence, the voice of the 2014 San Francisco Giants, had a pretty awkward exchange with Erin Andrews after his team won Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night. When Andrews said that Pence told reporters the theme of the pregame speech would be “there’s nothing to fear,” he had to make sure...Read More
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Lions cut RB William Powell, send him home from London

The Detroit Lions released William Powell, a practice-squad running back, on Tuesday morning to make room on their practice squad for safety Jerome Couplin. It’s the type of move that teams make numerous times throughout the NFL season, but it had to sting more for Powell that he was forced to fly home one day...Read More
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Matthew Stafford’s girlfriend Kelly Hall does ‘Remember the Titans’ dance (Video)

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are almost 4,000 miles from home preparing to take on the Atlanta Falcons in London. The star quarterback has left behind a bored fiancee, which is just fine by us. If you have followed LBS closely over the past few years, you should know two things — Kelly Hall...Read More
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Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took a huge hit from San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers as he was crossing the goal line on a first-half touchdown run Sunday. Flowers had to leave the game with a concussion, but Charles didn’t miss any plays. Did he hide concussion symptoms? During an interview with...Read More
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Mike Ditka rips Bears for lack of leadership

Chicago Bears legend Mike Ditka has watched his former team through the first seven weeks of the season, and he doesn’t like what he sees. The Bears have lost three of their last four games, two of which were at home. Ditka believes a lack of leadership is the team’s biggest problem at the moment....Read More
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Kobe Bryant on report about deterring free agents: ‘I just kind of roll with it’ (Video)

Earlier this week, ESPN the Magazine’s Henry Abbott published a lengthy story about Kobe Bryant that basically blames him for the recent downfall of the Los Angeles Lakers. The premise was that nobody wants to play with Kobe, which prevents the Lakers from building a quality team around him. What are Kobe’s thoughts on the...Read More
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Former Harlem Globetrotter mysteriously goes missing

Rico Omarr Harris, a 37-year-old who used to play for the Harlem Globetrotters, mysteriously went missing over the weekend while traveling from his mother’s home in Alhambra, Cali. to see his girlfriend in Seattle, Wash. Family members and authorities announced Monday that they are seeking the public’s help in locating Harris. According to a release...Read More
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Mo'ne Davis can be paid for commercial without losing NCAA eligibility

A Chevy Baseball commercial featuring Mo’ne Davis and directed by filmmaker Spike Lee aired during Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, leading many to wonder whether or not Davis would have forfeited her amateur status by accepting payment for the endorsement deal. The NCAA says that will not be the case. “Mo’ne...Read More
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Ray Rice files grievance against Ravens over release

Ray Rice has filed a grievance against the Baltimore Ravens, according to reports. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio first reported news of the grievance and says Rice is contesting the team’s release of him in September. Rice was suspended two games by the NFL in July for knocking out his wife in an elevator. The...Read More
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Tom Brady is rooting for the Giants

The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals got the World Series underway on Tuesday and Tom Brady was among those ready for game 1 to begin. Brady posted the above photo on his Facebook page Tuesday evening, letting everyone know he’s gearing up to watch his Giants win what would be their third championship...Read More
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Rockets GM says video mocking James Harden’s defense is ‘unfair’

James Harden is among the better scorers in the NBA. However, his exploits on the other end of the floor have been a subject of criticism and ridicule. In fact, an 11-minute video was created to show several of Harden’s defensive lowlights and is available on YouTube. While seemingly everyone has jumped on the “Make...Read More
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Chandler Jones was not the same after suffering hip injury against Jets (Video)

Chandler Jones is expected to miss about a month after suffering a hip injury against the New York Jets last Thursday, The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young reports. Jones did not practice with the Pats on Tuesday due to the injury, which was sustained in the first half. The Globe’s Ben Volin says that despite...Read More
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Jon Jones leaked Snapchat video shows him exposing himself

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appears to be the latest celebrity athlete burned by a leak. A website called Bordering on Hubris posted video Monday of Jones exposing himself in a brief Snapchat video. Snapchat is a message sharing app that allows users to share messages with a timer, after which the message is...Read More
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Could the Seahawks have gotten more for Percy Harvin?

How desperate were the Seattle Seahawks to get rid of Percy Harvin? We’ve already heard tons of stories that paint Harvin as a villain. There have even been reports that the Seahawks were going to release Harvin if they couldn’t find a trade partner for him. But did they sell themselves short for the sake...Read More
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LeBron James: Bulls are much better than Cavs now

Is LeBron James trying to lower expectations for his team entering the new season? Prior to a preseason game on Monday between his Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls, James said the Bulls were better than the Cavs at the moment. “[The Bulls] are a team that’s much better than us right now just off...Read More
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