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Trent Williams defends Adrian Peterson: ‘A butt-whooping is a real good deterrent’

Like a handful of other NFL players, Washington Redskins defensive tackle Trent Williams does not think Adrian Peterson deserves to be criticized and taken off the football field for the way he disciplines his children. While Williams said he would “never want to see anyone hurt a child,” he defended Peterson during an interview with […]
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FSU QB Sean Maguire’s parents gave away Clemson tickets, didn’t think son would play

Florida State sophomore quarterback Sean Maguire is suddenly scheduled to play a large portion of what could wind up being the No. 1-ranked Seminoles’ biggest game of the season. The turn of events was so sudden, in fact, that Maguire’s parents won’t even be in attendance when their son takes on Clemson for two quarters. […]
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Proctor & Gamble pulls out of breast cancer initiative because of NFL off-field issues

Proctor & Gamble has notified the NFL that it will no longer be going forward with its league-wide initiative for Breast Cancer Awareness month, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Proctor & Gamble had worked with the NFL on behalf of Crest toothpaste and had named multiple players on each of the NFL’s […]
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Wade credits David Stern's dress code for passion for fashion

Dwyade Wade is one of the most flamboyant dressers in the NBA. And for that, we can thank David Stern. Wade has worn some of the most mind-boggling outfits and accessories you will ever see over the last several years. During a recent interview with Rob Merrill of The Associated Press, D-Wade said the dress […]
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Devin Hester got penalty for paying tribute to Deion Sanders (Video)

Devin Hester surpassed Deion Sanders for most return touchdowns in NFL history during the Atlanta Falcons’ win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night. Hester’s 62-yard punt return score in the second quarter gave him sole possession of first on the all-time list with 20 return touchdowns. Hester paid tribute to Sanders on his […]
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Reminder: Herm Edwards picked the Bucs to go to the Super Bowl

A lot of people were high on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers heading into the 2014 season. They made a seemingly great coaching hire in Lovie Smith and acquired a veteran quarterback who was coming off a great year with the Chicago Bears in Josh McCown. No one had more faith in Tampa Bay than Herm […]
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Devin Hester’s record-breaking punt return touchdown (Video)

With his idol and mentor Deion Sanders in the building, Devin Hester high-stepped his way into the NFL record book yet again. Hester came into Thursday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tied at 19 return touchdowns with Sanders. During the second quarter, Hester grabbed the top spot on the list by himself with […]
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Tony Gonzalez thinks RGIII should see sports psychologist

In the first quarter of the second game of the year, Robert Griffin III’s 2014 season came to a halt when he was carted off the field with what would later be diagnosed as a dislocated left ankle. Optimistic predictions have Griffin back in around eight weeks. Between now and whenever Griffin does return, there […]
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Floyd Mayweather scrutinized over unsafe sparring conditions at his boxing club

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was called by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday to appear before a five-person panel next week to explain some unsafe fight conditions in his boxing gym, ESPN reports. According to ESPN’s Dan Rafael, the commission was concerned over footage shown in “All Access: Maidana vs. Mayweather 2 – Episode 2.” […]
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Hamilton missed celebration to get chiropractic work done

Josh Hamilton did not take part in the Angels’ celebration on Wednesday night after the team clinched the AL West for the first time since 2009. We said that Hamilton was not around because he wanted to stay away from the alcohol scene. But it turns out Hamilton may have left the clubhouse well before […]
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Peyton Manning knows weed laws in Colorado are good for his pizza business

Shortly after Peyton Manning decided to invest in 21 Colorado-area Papa John’s franchises back in 2012, the state of Colorado legalized recreational marijuana use. Did Manning just get lucky, or was he banking on that happening? During a recent interview with The Monday Morning Quarterback, Manning took a few minutes to discuss voting and politics. […]
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High school basketball coach resigns after alleged gay couple bashing

An assistant basketball coach at Archbishop Wood High School (Warmister, Pa.) resigned this week over his alleged involvement in bashing a gay couple in Philadelphia on Sept. 11. The coach, identified by the Philly Daily News as Fran McGlinn, was not a teacher at the school but serving as a coach on a contract basis. […]
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NFL Week 3 expert picks against the spread – Doc’s locks

Much like Donnie in “The Big Lebowski,” Doc Brown has been throwing rocks and knocking down his weekly picks. 83 percent on the Top 3 locks to start the season, above .500 record against-the-spread, and 63 percent straight up. Doc will keep the money train rolling in Week 3. Below are his and Del’s expert […]
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Harry Douglas a fantasy option with Roddy White ‘likely out’

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has been nursing a hamstring injury all week, and it sounds like the veteran may wind up sitting out Thursday’s nights game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If that is the case, Harry Douglas would be a solid option as a plug-and-play in fantasy football this week. According to […]
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Ron Washington says he resigned because he cheated on his wife

Ron Washington stepped down as manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month, citing an “off-the-field personal matter” as the reason for his resignation. On Thursday, Washington revealed to the media that he cheated on his wife. “I was not true to my wife, after 42 years,” Washington said, via Hardball Talk. “I made a […]
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Chip Kelly had ‘zero’ issues with DeSean Jackson, cut him because of his size

It seems fairly obvious at this point that Chip Kelly and DeSean Jackson did not get along when the star wide receiver was still a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the last reports we heard about Jackson’s time in Philly indicated that he threw temper tantrums and cussed out Kelly on several occasions. […]
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Report: Dwyer head-butted wife after she refused his advances

Jonathan Dwyer assaulted his wife on numerous occasions, according to police. The Associated Press shared a law enforcement report on Thursday that claims the Arizona Cardinals running back head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances. Dwyer also allegedly punched his wife in the face the following day. Dwyer was […]
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LeBron James hair plugs speculation resurfaces

The LeBron James hair debate is back. There have been numerous times throughout LeBron’s NBA career that people have wondered if he had a hair transplant of some sort or underwent a surgical procedure. That speculation has returned this week after photos surfaced that feature King James sporting a hairline that appears to be fully […]
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Tom Brady’s old resume is fantastic

Before Tom Brady was Tom Brady, he was a sixth-round NFL draft pick that had zero shot of starting for an NFL team or even seeing the field in the regular season. Then Drew Bledsoe got hurt, and the rest was history. But if Bledsoe never went down and Brady’s NFL career didn’t pan out, […]
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Derek Jeter walks streets of New York in awesome Gatorade commercial (Video)

If you are getting tired of the Derek Jeter tributes by now, we can’t say we blame you. Watching Jeter tour the country and receive an elaborate gift in every city has gotten old if for no other reason than the fact that Mariano Rivera did the exact same thing a season ago. But Gatorade’s […]
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Braves fan catches foul ball with his face (GIF)

An Atlanta Braves fan had the best chance he will probably ever have at a foul ball on Wednesday night, and he may end up with nothing but a broken nose to show for it. The fan had plenty of space to make the play and he tried to get fancy by catching the ball […]
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Captain Munnerlyn defends Adrian Peterson, doesn’t see the ‘big deal’

We know there are a number of players in the NFL who feel Adrian Peterson should be able to discipline his children however he sees fit, but those players would be wise to keep their opinions to themselves. Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn couldn’t help himself on Wednesday. Munnerlyn, who is in his first season […]
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What did Colin Kaepernick say? Video emerges

Colin Kaepernick was penalized during the 49ers’ loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday night for using inappropriate language towards Bears defender Lamarr Houston. On Monday, Kaepernick expressed surprise over the penalty, insisting he did not say anything inappropriate. The league instituted a new rule during the offseason which allows referees to call penalties on […]
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Josh Hamilton excused himself from Angels’ alcohol celebration

The Angels on Wednesday clinched the AL West for the first time since 2009, and one of their key players was not around to enjoy most of the celebration. Josh Hamilton, who has had well-known struggles with alcohol and drug abuse, excused himself before the alcohol started flowing during the team’s celebration. OC Register Angels […]
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Steve Smith, Darnell Dockett share thoughts on NFL players in trouble

The arrests in the NFL have seemingly piled up over the past two weeks, and the attention paid to the alleged crimes have been more magnified than ever. On top of the Ray Rice scandal, Greg Hardy conviction, Ray McDonald arrest and Adrian Peterson indictment, Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday for […]
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