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Seahawks RB Chris Carson could return to practice next week

The Seattle Seahawks could be receiving a much needed boost to their running game in the coming weeks.The Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta reported on Friday that Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Carson could resume practicing next week. Carson, a 7th-round pick by Seattle, broke his ankle/leg in Week 4 against the Colts and was placed on IR after undergoing surgery.Though he hasn...
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Giants reportedly trade Matt Moore to Rangers

The San Francisco Giants have reportedly traded starting pitcher Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers.According to John Shea of The San Francisco Chronicle, the Giants are receiving prospects from the Rangers. Shea reported earlier the Giants were looking to create salary relief with a trade of either Moore or Hunter Pence. Moore was acquired in a trade with the Rays in 2016. Less than...
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Texas booster campaigns for Art Briles to get job

A University of Texas megabooster is pushing for Art Briles to get a head coaching job in the college football world.Red McCombs told the San Antonio News-Express that he is campaigning for Incarnate Word to hire Briles as their head coach. McCombs is also a booster of UIW, which is located in San Antonio.“You not only will be getting the best football coach available but also the...
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Baker Mayfield has response for Colin Cowherd’s criticism

Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield is now completely aware of commentator Colin Cowherd’s criticism of him.Cowherd, a TV/radio host for FOX Sports, has been critical of the Oklahoma Sooners quarterback multiple times over the past month. Here’s a look at some of that criticism: Just this week, Cowherd said the best comparisons for Mayfield to NFL players are Case Keenum and Chase...
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Jerry Richardson investigated for alleged workplace misconduct

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is being investigated for alleged workplace misconduct, the team announced on Friday.“The Carolina Panthers and Mr. Richardson take these allegations very seriously and are fully committed to a full investigation and taking appropriate steps to address and remediate any misconduct,” team spokesman Steven Drummond said in a statement released...
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Keyshawn Johnson Jr. not returning to Nebraska

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. says that he is leaving Nebraska for a new school.Johnson Jr. posted a note on Twitter Friday in which he thanked Mike Riley and Nebraska for giving him an opportunity. He said that he was leaving to continue his academic and playing career at another D-I school. Johnson Jr.’s time at Nebraska did not go well. He was cited for marijuana possession, which led...
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Clint Frazier likely involved in potential Gerrit Cole trade

There have been consistent reports about the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates discussing a trade for Gerrit Cole, and now it sounds like Clint Frazier would likely be a part of a deal if one were to happen.FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman reported on Friday that the two teams are continuing to talk about a Cole deal. That’s when he also said Frazier would likely be a part of such...
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15 key questions for NFL Week 15

Week 15 got started on Thursday night with the Denver Broncos finally looking like a decent team. Brock Osweiler got an opportunity to play and showed what he can do in relief. Other teams will be hoping they'll be as surprised by the positive play of their QBs as Denver was on Thursday. There are two games on Saturday, plus a full slate on Sunday, as well as Monday night’s game...
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Jamal Crawford seems unhappy about his playing time

Former Sixth Man of the Year Jamal Crawford has seen a noticeable decrease in his playing time this season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and it appears to be coming as something of an unpleasant surprise to him.Speaking with the media on Friday, Crawford talked about his 17 minutes per game in 2017-18 and said that was nowhere in his discussions with the Wolves when he signed...
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Pete Carroll, Sean Payton fined for going onto field

Both Pete Carroll and Sean Payton were fined by the NFL for going onto the field of play when they were not supposed to in Week 14.NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reported the news on the two coaches, who were each fined $10,000 for their infractions. Two Jaguars coaches were also fined, according to Pelissero. Carroll also received a penalty late in the Jags-Seahawks game for unsportsmanlike...
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Report: LeBron unlikely to join young team in free agency

With LeBron James’s anticipated free agency now just six-and-a-half months away, could his list of potential destinations be narrowing?In an appearance Thursday on “SportsCenter,” ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported that if James were to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, he would likely join a team where he would be seen as the “missing piece” rather than signing with a young team. This...
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Red Sox reportedly want both Eric Hosmer and JD Martinez

If you thought the Boston Red Sox would let the New York Yankees acquire Giancarlo Stanton and leave them in the dust, you were wrong. The Red Sox apparently are intent upon matching the Yankees and plan to flex with some big signings of their own.The Boston Herald reported on Friday that the Red Sox are trying to sign not just top free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez, but also first...
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Ray Allen accuser drops his stalking case

The bizarre catfishing stalking story involving Ray Allen is seemingly coming close to an end.TMZ Sports reported on Friday that the man who filed for a restraining order against Allen, Bryant K. Coleman, has dropped his case.“We are pleased Coleman voluntarily dismissed the injunction and false claims he made against Ray Allen,” Allen’s attorney told TMZ Sports.“Ray has never met...
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Trevor Siemian officially out for season, placed on IR

A disappointing 2017 season has officially come to an end for Trevor Siemian.Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph confirmed to reporters on Friday that Siemian will be placed on injured reserve after he suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. The injury was believed to be a sprained AC joint of Siemian’s non-throwing shoulder, and he was...
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Zack Cozart signs three-year deal with Angels

The Los Angeles Angels seem determined to field one of the best defensive teams in baseball next season, and signing Zack Cozart should help them accomplish that goal.On Friday, the Angels announced that they have signed Cozart to a three-year contract. Ken Rosental reports that the deal is worth a total of $38 million. Cozart played shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds last season...
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Carlos Santana reportedly signs three-year deal with Phillies

One of the top sluggers on the free agent market has officially come off the board, and you may be surprised to see where he landed.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Friday that Carlos Santana has signed a three-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Santana spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Cleveland Indians. The 31-year-old is just a career .247 hitter...
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Muhammad Wilkerson not traveling with Jets due to ‘coach’s decision’

The end may be near for Muhammad Wilkerson with the New York Jets.On Friday, Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced that Wilkerson will not travel with the team to New Orleans this weekend. The star defensive end is not dealing with an injury, however. It likely isn’t a coincidence that a recent report claimed Wilkerson has shown up late to or missed multiple meetings this season...
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Steelers WR on social media blackout to avoid Star Wars spoilers

A Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver is going on a social media blackout for a very important reason. No, it’s not so he can focus on his games ahead. And no, it’s not so he avoids fan trash talk. Instead, it’s to avoid spoilers for the newest “Star Wars” movie.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Sean Gentille had a long conversation with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Le’Veon Bell that he published...
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Miko Grimes shares Buccigross text messages, photos ESPN allegedly omitted

ESPN was not exactly as transparent as it could have been in releasing the text messages that were exchanged between Adrienne Lawrence and longtime anchor John Buccigross, but Miko Grimes is here to help fill in some of the blanks.Grimes, the wife of NFL defensive back Brent Grimes, somehow got a hold of some screenshots that she claims provide more context into the relationship...
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Lawrence fires back after ESPN publishes Buccigross texts

ESPN released some text messages on Thursday in an attempt to prove that the sexual harassment allegations longtime anchor John Buccigross is facing are unfounded, but the woman who is accusing Buccigross says the network is only telling a portion of the story.Adrienne Lawrence, who has filed a lawsuit against ESPN, released a statement on Friday thanking the Boston Globe for calling...
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Gordon clarifies comments about Browns' ‘disadvantages’

Josh Gordon made headlines for what some would argue are the wrong reasons after just his second game back since 2014, and the star wide receiver was forced to clarify his comments this week.Following his team’s overtime loss to the Packers, Gordon said on Twitter that Green Bay cornerback Demarious Randall would stand no chance of covering him if not for the “disadvantages” that...
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Report: Belichick has ‘some sort of issue’ with Brady’s trainer

With Tom Brady missing some practice time recently and playing poorly over the past two games, there has been some concern that the New England Patriots quarterback is dealing with an injury. If he is, it’s fair to wonder who Brady is leaning on most to get back to full strength — the team’s staff, or his personal trainer and best buddy.Brady has consistently credited Alex Guerrero...
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Karl-Anthony Towns bows down to social media king Joel Embiid

Karl-Anthony Towns forgot for a second who he was dealing with, but he was quickly reminded about it.Towns’ Minnesota Timberwolves lost to Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers in overtime on Tuesday night. The following day, Embiid boasted about his team’s win via Instagram. Towns threw shade with a comment on the photo, and Embiid struck back with a death blow.The exchange between the...
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Peterson says he plans to play in 2018, won’t need surgery

Adrian Peterson has been placed on injured reserve because of a neck injury, ending his 2017 season and leaving many wondering if we have seen the last of him in an NFL game. On Friday, Peterson directly addressed that question.In a statement he released to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Peterson says he has been informed by a doctor that he will not need to undergo neck surgery. He said...
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James’ company parts with Spurlock amidst sexual misconduct

Morgan Spurlock has been dropped by LeBron James’ company after admitting to a history of sexual misconduct.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Thursday that James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment has parted ways with the “Super Size Me” director. The two sides had been working together on a docu-series focused on the opening of James’ “I Promise School” for at-risk youth...
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