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Belichick defends Spygate: We did what other teams did

Bill Belichick called a press conference on Saturday to explain that he is confident the New England Patriots did nothing wrong with regard to inflating or under-inflating footballs in the AFC Championship Game. Toward the end of his chat with reporters, it became clear that he was defending more than just some silly Deflategate scandal....Read More
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bill Belichick drops 'My Cousin Vinny' reference

If you guessed that Bill Belichick would make a “My Cousin Vinny” reference at some point while discussing Deflategate, step forward and collect your prize. During his surprise press conference on Saturday, Belichick turned into a science professor and went into detail about air pressure, atmospheric pressure and controlled environments. While it seemed like he...Read More
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick on Deflategate: Patriots followed every rule ‘100 percent’

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick held a surprise press conference on Saturday to discuss Deflategate. Hidden beneath Professor Belichick’s scientific discussion of air pressure and atmospheric conditions was a very simply message — the Patriots are confident the NFL has nothing on them. Belichick, who said the Patriots have spent a lot of...Read More
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

What if the Patriots inflated their footballs in a sauna?

While one report indicated that the NFL has concluded that the footballs the New England Patriots used in the AFC Championship Game were deflated by humans rather than weather conditions, the league stopped short of saying that in its official statement on Friday. Why? The evidence likely is not there yet, and it may never...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beloved Mr. Cub Ernie Banks dies at 83

There are two things Ernie Banks could do better than almost anyone who has walked this earth: hit a baseball, and bring a smile to another person’s face. Those are two pretty darn awesome qualities to have. Baseball lost one of its legends on Friday when it was announced that Banks died at the age...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson sets NBA record with 37 pts in a quarter

Klay Thompson went bonkers on Friday night and set an NBA record by scoring 37 freaking points in a quarter during the Golden State Warriors’ 126-101 win over the Sacramento Kings. Thompson scored 52 points in the game on 16-of-25 shooting (11-for-15 on 3-pointers) and 9-of-10 at the free throw line. He went absolutely nuts...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant jokes shoulder injury came from passing too much

The possibility exists that a torn rotator cuff could bring to an end the season for Kobe Bryant, which would be his third consecutive to be cut short due to injury. Bryant is reportedly taking the weekend to make a decision on surgery. However, he appeared to be in good spirits on Friday, atleast for...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Swaggy P nickname origin – it came from his father and a song

Nick Young has exploded in popularity ever since joining the Lakers last season. He began dating rapper Iggy Azalea and, much like Lamar Odom, he has crossed over from sports into mainstream popularity thanks to this new visibility. Along the way, Young’s alter-ego has taken a life of its own. Back in 2011, Young gave...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nobody gets a BJ from a trainer quite like Blake Griffin (Video)

Blake Griffin pulled this stunt during Thursday night’s Clippers Nets game as he was chilling while his team was up by over 40 points in the fourth quarter. Immature? Inappropriate? Unprofessional? Borderline harassment? Yes, yes, yes and yes. Funny as hell? Oh yeah. Better that the player should have the fun this time than the...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Panthers GM questions if Patriots cheated in Super Bowl

There is an adage that “what you don’t know can’t hurt you,” but for former Carolina Panthers GM Marty Hurney, what he does not know is only driving him crazy. Hurney was GM of the Panthers when they reached the Super Bowl during the 2003 season and lost to the Patriots 32-29. The Pats beat...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel showed ‘lack of commitment and preparation’ all season

Johnny Manziel’s work ethic and behavior throughout his rookie season has been called into question, and now even more details are being released about the quarterback’s lack of preparation. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler and Pat McManamon teamed up on a lengthy piece on Manziel where they obtained information through interviews with multiple sources. The theme of...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cody investigated for animal cruelty; agent disputes claim

The Baltimore Ravens are planning to release Terrence Cody after the season as the defensive tackle is being investigated for animal cruelty. The Baltimore Sun reports that Cody is under investigation relating to the death of his dog, which is described as a bull mastiff from Spain. Cody’s agent, Peter Schaffer, told The Sun that...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots would have had 10 minutes to deflate footballs before kickoff?

As we learn more about Deflategate, it has become clear that the New England Patriots would have to have an extremely polished system in place to intentionally deflate footballs after an NFL official has approved them for play. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe has spoken to a source with direct knowledge of the Deflategate...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL's Deflategate statement tells us what we already know

The NFL on Friday released its first official statement regarding Deflategate, and it provided few additional details other than what we have already learned. The investigation remains ongoing, though the league has determined that the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs during the first half of the AFC Championship Game. The balls that were used...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson was suspended for the playoffs

Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson revealed on Friday that Trent Richardson was suspended for his team’s two playoff games, according to ESPN’s Mike Wells. Richardson was somewhat of a surprise inactive for Indy’s divisional round playoff game against the Denver Broncos, though he had clearly fallen to third on the depth chart and was...Read More
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Victor Conte: Jon Jones has ‘highly suspicious’ testosterone levels

Victor Conte, the BALCO founder who has been linked to PED-using superstars like Alex Rodriguez, believes the UFC needs to pay closer attention when it comes to testing light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. During an interview with Sherdog Radio earlier this week, Conte explained that there was something “highly suspicious” about the measured testosterone levels...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: All footballs were inspected with pressure gauge before AFC Championship

One of the most important pieces of information pertaining to Deflategate is whether or not an official actually used a pressure gauge to inspect all of the New England Patriots’ game balls before the AFC Championship Game. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reports that the balls were, in fact, properly inspected. A source with...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Bieber helped Kyle Lowry become All-Star starter?

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has been named a starter for the Eastern Conference in the NBA All-Star Game, and — Belieb it or not — he may have Justin Bieber to thank. At the beginning of the week, Lowry trailed Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade by more than 100,000 votes. The margin seemed...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the NFL be covering for its officials with Deflategate?

Does anyone really trust the NFL? Before I get accused of being a New England Patriots homer, let’s make one thing clear — I’m not saying the Pats are innocent. It is not out of the realm of possibility that Tom Brady and/or other members of the team instructed a ball boy to take air...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant first injured shoulder during preseason

Kobe Bryant will not play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night after an MRI revealed that he has a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Apparently this is not a new injury. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com, Kobe first injured his shoulder during the preseason and has been playing through some...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers reportedly interested in acquiring Jonathan Papelbon

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly interested in working out a trade for Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. According to Yahoo Sports, the Phillies have engaged the Brewers in trade talks as they continue to look for ways to blow up their roster and trim payroll. Papelbon has a no-trade clause in his contract that can...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots' footballs altered by humans, not weather

The NFL has conclusive evidence that the under-inflated footballs used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game were altered by people, eliminating some of the theories presented by those giving the Pats the benefit of the doubt, according to a report. Monday Morning Quarterback’s Peter King reports that all 12 of the...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

JaKarr Sampson’s truck wrapped in foil for rookie hazing

JaKarr Sampson of the Sixers is in his first NBA season. On Thursday, he was the victim of the type of treatment often received by players during their rookie year. Sampson was walking through the parking garage only to find his truck wrapped in aluminum foil. As expected, hilarity ensued. Thankfully, teammate Robert Covington was...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots used Colts’ footballs in first half

The New England Patriots apparently used properly inflated footballs for more than just the second half of the AFC Championship Game. Indianapolis Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, who is said to have made the interception that sparked suspicions that the Patriots were using under-inflated balls, told NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington on Thursday that he noticed New...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant has a torn rotator cuff

Is this the end for Kobe Bryant? The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that Kobe suffered a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder during the second half of Wednesday night’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. He will not play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday and will instead be evaluated further by...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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