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Geno Smith finds poll ranking him worst quarterback ‘hilarious’

Geno Smith was ranked No. 32 — the worst projected starting quarterback in the league — in a poll by ESPN Insiders released last week. The New York Jets QB is brushing aside the disrespect and laughing off the low ranking. “I laugh at that. I laugh at it. It’s hilarious,” Smith said of his...Read More
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Panthers WR Stephen Hill cited for marijuana paraphernalia

This is not the way Stephen Hill wanted to begin training camp. The week the Carolina Panthers were set to report to training camp, Hill, a former second-round pick of the Jets, was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Hill was pulled over for a seat belt violation and was found to be in possession...Read More
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Bruce Irvin wants Kam Chancellor to get his money

Kam Chancellor feels that he is underpaid and reportedly is threatening to hold out in order to get more money. His defensive teammate Bruce Irvin is supporting his goal. Early Wednesday NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport broke news of Chancellor’s threat to hold out of Seattle Seahawks training camp: Sources: #Seahawks S Kam Chancellor wants more...Read More
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Roger Goodell asks police to keep an eye on his Maine vacation home

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is not a very well-liked man in New England, which has led to some concern about his vacation home in Maine. According to the Portland Press Herald, the NFL contacted the Scarborough police on Tuesday shortly before or after Goodell announced that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has been upheld. “They did...Read More
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Paul Pierce first pitch indicates he cannot throw a baseball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Paul Pierce threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Tuesday night in honor of “Clippers Night.” The veteran forward was likely chosen because he is one of the newest members of Doc Rivers’ squad, but he shouldn’t be surprised if he isn’t invited...Read More
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Nick Saban: I told my agent 15 times I’m not interested in Texas

When Mack Brown left Texas in 2013, Nick Saban was immediately mentioned as a possible replacement. While there were reports that Saban gave serious thought to starting a new chapter with the Longhorns, the four-time national champion insists he never contemplated leaving Alabama. Last week, an excerpt from a new book about Saban quoted Texas...Read More
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Robert Kraft: NFL leaked false info on PSI, never corrected it

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft unloaded on the NFL on Wednesday in the wake of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension being upheld. One of Kraft’s main sticking points was that the NFL has planted false information and never bothered to correct it. When the Deflategate scandal first erupted back in January, a report from ESPN’s...Read More
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Kraft apologizes for accepting team Deflategate penalty

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Wednesday addressed the league’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. In doing so, Kraft apologized for accepting sanctions against his team back in May. Kraft said that he was “wrong” numerous times during his short press conference and made it clear that he felt accepting the loss...Read More
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Drew Storen not happy about Jonathan Papelbon trade

The Washington Nationals bolstered their bullpen on Tuesday when they acquired closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. But it could take a while before one of Papelbon’s new teammates offers to buy him dinner. Drew Storen has been closing games for the Nationals all season, and he has been very effective in that role....Read More
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Cowboys reportedly not interested in Ray Rice

The Dallas Cowboys have not ruled out the possibility of signing a veteran running back during the preseason, but they apparently have no interest in a three-time Pro Bowler with a history of domestic violence. According to Charean Williams of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys will not be bringing in former Baltimore Ravens running...Read More
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Tom Brady: We turned over all emails, cell phone records Ted Wells requested

If only for just a few minutes, let’s assume Tom Brady panicked and destroyed his cell phone. Perhaps he had things on his phone that he was worried would be leaked to the public, but what if they had nothing to do with the inflation level of footballs? Brady is a celebrity. His wife is...Read More
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Tom Brady: I did nothing wrong, replaced a broken phone

Tom Brady released a statement on Wednesday morning addressing the NFL’s decision to uphold his four-game suspension. Sticking with the theme of the past six months, the New England Patriots quarterback claimed he is completely innocent. “I am very disappointed by the NFL’s decision to uphold the 4 game suspension against me,” Brady began. “I...Read More
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Omar Infante, Alcides Escobar combine for highlight reel play (Video)

Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar combined for one heck of a defensive highlight on Tuesday night. During the 9th inning of Kansas City’s 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians, Infante went up the middle to the shortstop side of the field, backhanded a grounder by Roberto Perez and flipped to Escobar, who made a barehanded...Read More
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Del talks Tom Brady fallout with The Tuck and O’Neill Show in Orlando

Shortly after the NFL announced on Tuesday that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has been upheld, I joined The Tuck and O’Neill Show on Sports Talk 1080 The Team in Orlando to discuss what the future holds for the reining Super Bowl MVP. As most of you have heard, the NFL discovered that Brady destroyed his...Read More
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Kim DeJesus thrilled about husband being traded to Angels

David DeJesus was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Angels on Tuesday, and nobody is happier about it than David’s wife, Kim. Upon learning of the trade, Kim sent off a flurry of tweets expressing her elation over the deal. @David_DeJesus3 is officially an Angel!!!!!!! And I'm officially in heaven!!!!!!!!!! — Kim DeJesus...Read More
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Golfer Billy Hurley III asks for help finding missing father

PGA Tour golfer Billy Hurley III made an emotional plea for help Tuesday in finding his father, who has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley is in Virginia to play in the Quicken Loans National tournament and took an opportunity while meeting with the media to open up about his father. Hurley says...Read More
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Nicolas Batum hilariously shoots down Raptors rumors on Twitter

Charlotte Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum has yet to play in a single game for his new team and already rumors of his departure are running rampant. Batum, who was acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers in late June in exchange for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh, is widely suggested to have interest in joining the...Read More
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LeBron James names Kevin Love as one of his favorite teammates

LeBron James and Kevin Love had some ups-and-downs throughout their season together as teammates on the Cleveland Cavaliers the past year, so it was surprising to hear LeBron cite the former Timberwolves star as one of his favorite teammates on Tuesday. James held a Q&A over Twitter for his fans and answered a variety of...Read More
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Royals prove they are all-in with Ben Zobrist trade

Just two days after pulling the trigger on a deal for Reds righty Johnny Cueto, the Royals sent shockwaves around the league with their acquisition of utilityman Ben Zobrist from the Athletics. MLB insider Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports broke news of the trade on Twitter late Tuesday morning. Oakland will be receiving minor league...Read More
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Angels acquire David Murphy, David DeJesus in trades

The Angels are looking to beef up their outfield, and they have done so by acquiring three big leaguers in the days leading up to the trade deadline. On Monday they acquired Shane Victorino in a trade with the Boston Red Sox. On Tuesday, they acquired David DeJesus from the Rays, and David Murphy from...Read More
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Brady told staff to hand copy of game ball rules to officials

While he may have been hesitant to admit it six months ago, there is little doubt now that Tom Brady likes his game balls to be inflated to the lower end of the *legal* limit. In fact, the four-time Super Bowl winner reportedly likes his equipment managers to inform game officials of that before each...Read More
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Report: Tom Brady, NFL were close to settlement on 1-game suspension

Tom Brady may now be heading to court to settle his suspension dispute with the NFL, but it sounds like he tried to work things out beforehand. NFL reporter Judy Battista reported on NFL Network Tuesday that Brady and the league were moving close to a 1-game suspension settlement. However, she says the NFL balked...Read More
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Nolan Arenado ‘shocked, hurt’ by Troy Tulowitzki trade

The Colorado Rockies’ decision to trade franchise icon Troy Tulowitzki on Monday night could have a serious ripple effect for the team. Many expect the Rockies to follow the Tulo trade by dealing high-priced outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Trading Tulo and then CarGo go could have a lasting impact on young stud Nolan Arenado, who said...Read More
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Tom Brady agent Don Yee: Roger Goodell ignored electronic information

Tom Brady had no luck appealing his four-game suspension in front of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, and his agent is not surprised. Shortly after it was announced on Tuesday that Brady’s suspension has been upheld, Brady’s agent Don Yee called the appeal process a “sham” and said he is not surprised with the result. He...Read More
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Why was Tom Brady ruling only upheld after new information?

The new information that was revealed on Tuesday when the NFL announced that it has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension is quite the bombshell — Brady destroyed a cell phone on or around the day he was supposed to meet with Ted Wells to discuss Deflategate. We knew all along that Brady refused to turn...Read More
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss
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