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Fans go crazy over Orioles’ mystery dugout drink

During Monday’s game between the Orioles and Rays, a couple of Oriole players sent fans frantically to Google in search of the answer to a question many were asking.In the bottom of the seventh inning, Adam Jones broke a 3-3 tie with a two-run home run to give Baltimore the lead. Shortly after, cameras in the dugout caught Jones and Jonathan Schoop each drinking a beverage in a...
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Shelby Miller to get second opinion on elbow injury

Shelby Miller is heading to Los Angeles to receive a second medical opinion about his elbow.Miller was placed on the 10-day DL Monday by the Arizona Diamondbacks after leaving his Sunday start against the Dodgers with forearm tightness.Miller underwent an MRI Monday which showed some inflammation.“He didn’t really tell me much,” Miller said of what the team doctor told him...
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Serena Williams responds to Ilie Nastase’s inappropriate baby comment

Serena Williams on Monday responded to an inappropriate remark by Ilie Nastase about her unborn baby. Nastase, a former world No. 1 men’s tennis player, was serving as the coach of Romania’s Fed Cup team and sparked all sorts of controversies. It began on Friday during media rounds when Nastase reportedly made a comment about Williams being pregnant with fiance Alexis Ohanian’s...
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Kevin Durant thinks meme of him and Draymond Green is ‘hilarious’

Kevin Durant saw what the internet did with an exchange he had with Draymond Green and thinks it’s pretty funny.During Game 1 of the first round series between the Warriors and Blazers, Green got into the face of Durant in what appeared to be an attempt to get him fired up. Green was quite intense while Durant just nodded in response. From that moment, a meme was born. You can...
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Report: NFL teams bothered by Peppers skipping bowl game

NFL teams were informed on Monday that Jabrill Peppers failed a drug test because of a dilute sample, and it’s unclear how that will affect the former Michigan star’s draft stock. According to one report, it won’t be the only thing coaches and executives are concerned about.Adam Schefter said on ESPN Monday that NFL teams don’t like the fact that Peppers sat out the Orange...
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Report: Bumgarner's accident could be factor in contract talks

Madison Bumgarner’s dirt bike accident may have repercussions even after he has recovered from the injuries sustained as a result.According to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Giants’ front office won’t forget about Bumgarner’s decision to get on a dirt bike during an in-season off-day, particularly when it comes to negotiating a future contract...
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Mark Ingram to remain lead back even if Saints sign Adrian Peterson?

Mark Ingram may not have to sleep with one eye open after all. According to New Orleans Saints beat writer Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate on Monday, Ingram would remain the team’s lead running back even if they sign free agent Adrian Peterson. Ingram, 27, earned 205 of those 404 carries last season, rushing for 1,043 yards and six touchdowns. We heard earlier in the...
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LeBron James sends best wishes to Steve Kerr

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers may be frequent rivals for the NBA’s biggest prize, but Steve Kerr’s recent health issues have put the game on the backburner.LeBron James sent his thoughts and prayers to the Warriors coach, wishing him a speedy recovery and quick return to the sidelines. “I’m not quite the illness that he’s got going on, but anything that...
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Rockets to sell $1 beer during Game 5 against Thunder

Toyota Center could get very rowdy in a potential closeout game on Tuesday.Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown said Monday that the team will be selling $1 beer for Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder along with hot dogs, nachos, and soda for the same price, per Calvin Watkins of ESPN. The Rockets currently hold a 3-1 lead in the first-round series, one that has already been marred...
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Stevens responds to Hoiberg's dig at Isaiah Thomas

The Boston Celtics-Chicago Bulls first-round playoff series now has even the coaches trading shots.Celtics head coach Brad Stevens took an opportunity on Monday to respond to Bulls counterpart Fred Hoiberg saying after Game 4 that Isaiah Thomas is difficult to defend because he gets away with carrying the basketball.“I’m not going to say what I would or wouldn’t do with regard...
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George told teammates he has dreamed of playing for Lakers?

The Indiana Pacers may have no chance of keeping Paul George long-term after they were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in embarrassing fashion. And if what one NBA writer says George has been telling his teammates is true, they never had a shot anyway.George grew up in Los Angeles, and there have long been rumblings that he wants to play for the Lakers. In a feature story arguing...
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Derrick Rose explains why he attended Bulls playoff game

Derrick Rose was a surprise attendee at Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls-Boston Celtics playoff series, and he explained why on Sunday. Rose took his son P.J. to the game and said he just wanted to show him a good time — and experience a playoff atmosphere, which he hasn’t done as a player since 2015. “If I was by myself, it might be a little bit weird. But I’m with him,” Rose...
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Russell Westbrook calls out Rockets players for laughing at Andre Roberson

Russell Westbrook will not stand for his teammate getting laughed at by the Houston Rockets bench. Several Rockets players were spotted laughing at Oklahoma City guard Andre Roberson’s errant free throw attempts during Sunday’s playoff game. Westbrook said he didn’t see the responses, but was quick to stick up for his teammate Monday. “Probably the guys that don’t play...
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Report: Bills decline to match Patriots' offer to Gillislee

The New England Patriots have successfully signed another key offensive player away from a division rival.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Buffalo Bills have informed running back Mike Gillislee that they will not be matching the two-year, $6.4 million offer sheet he signed with the Patriots. Gillislee rushed for 577 yards and scored eight touchdowns on just 101 carries in...
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Report: Adrian Peterson, Saints 'closing in on a deal'

Adrian Peterson’s visit with the New Orleans Saints earlier this month is said to have gone well, and apparently the two sides enjoyed the meeting enough to start talking numbers.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported on Monday that Peterson and the Saints are "closing in on a deal" that would pay the veteran running back somewhere in the range of $3 million for the 2017 season. Peterson...
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Rockets GM tweets photo showing apparent missed call

The 140-character stun grenades of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey have struck yet again.Morey tweeted out a photo on Monday showing Steven Adams putting James Harden in a chokehold of sorts in an apparent missed foul. The Rockets won Game 4 against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday by the final of 113-109 to go up 3-1 in their first-round playoff series. But Morey...
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Tyronn Lue considers Cavs-Warriors a 'rivalry'

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is confirming what his players and everybody else essentially knew all along.In an appearance Monday on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike,” Lue spoke on his team’s dynamic with the Golden State Warriors.“I think it’s a rivalry,” said Lue. “I think these two teams, they wanna get there. They wanna play each other. It’s some dislike there...
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John Schneider: Seahawks have ‘moved past’ Richard Sherman trade talks

The Richard Sherman trade rumors appear to be a thing of the past. Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said Monday that the team has “moved past” trade talks involving their star cornerback unless they get an overwhelming offer. Sherman, who showed up for Monday’s voluntary workouts, never appeared all that close to being dealt. The asking price was high to begin...
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Roethlisberger makes peace with hometown in ceremony

Ben Roethlisberger has long had a rather difficult relationship with his hometown of Findlay, Ohio, but he appears to be moving past some things.Roethlisberger and his sister Carlee were inducted into the Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, and it provided the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback with an opportunity to make peace with his hometown.“Some negative things were...
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Jabrill Peppers the latest star to test positive for diluted sample

Former Michigan star Jabril Peppers failed a drug test at the NFL Scouting Combine last month, but his agency insists the result is all a misunderstanding.Shortly after ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that NFL teams have been notified that Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample, a spokesman for CAA — the agency that represents Peppers — explained that the positive test...
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Ex-Browns CEO shares interesting story about Manziel

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly split on whether they should take a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft or go with the seemingly safer pick in Myles Garrett, and history could tell us something about which path they will take.Last week, a report surfaced claiming Browns ownership wants to draft Mitch Trubisky while the coaching staff likes Garrett. If owner Jimmy...
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Emotional DeMarcus Ware officially retires as Dallas Cowboy

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware officially retired on Sunday, and he did so as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. Ware appeared at a press conference with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, executive Stephen Jones, and coach Jason Garrett, capping off his career with the organization that drafted him. Ware also admitted that, before he decided to retire, he did consider returning to Dallas. The 34...
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Report: Saints still interested in Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson reportedly remains on the New Orleans Saints’ radar.According to Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com, the Saints are “very much involved” with Peterson, and continue to look at a short-term deal. Peterson has visited the Saints, and we were always led to believe this was going to be a possibility down the line. There is no word on how serious these talks are, as finances...
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Giants will pick up Odell Beckham’s fifth-year option

The New York Giants may be hoping Odell Beckham shows more maturity in 2017 than he has in the past, but that does not mean they are going to let him become a free agent before they need to.Kimberly Jones of NFL Network reported on Monday that the Giants will pick up the option year on Beckham’s rookie deal, which keeps him under contract with the team through 2018. Beckham is...
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Report: Nerve damage in Jaylon Smith’s leg starting to improve

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith appears to be on pace to contribute in 2017 after he missed his entire rookie season.Smith, a former star at Notre Dame who fell to the Cowboys at 34th overall in last year’s draft after tearing his ACL and MCL in his final collegiate game, has been suffering from a condition known as “drop foot.” The condition, which can affect a person’s...
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