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White Sox open to trading sluggers Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia

The Chicago White Sox have traded away Chris Sale, Adam Eaton, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, Tommy Kahnle, David Robertson, and Melky Cabrera all within the last year, and the fire sale may not be complete just yet.White Sox GM Rick Hahn said this week that the team has received trade inquiries on sluggers Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia and is willing to listen.“We have to listen,...
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Marvin Lewis sent Ochocinco funny text message after skateboarding mishap

Chad Johnson (formerly Ochocinco) got a funny text message from his former coach after a skateboarding mishap.Ochocinco tweeted on Friday that he had just fallen off his skateboard while attempting a trick. Video later surfaced of his wipeout: Ochocinco did note one silver lining to the mishap: The best part came when he received a text from his former coach with the Cincinnati Bengals...
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John Elway says Broncos ‘got a little soft’ after bye week

John Elway gave a brutal assessment of what has gone wrong for the Broncos this season prior to their Week 11 game against the Bengals.After a 3-1 start to the season, Denver has lost five consecutive games. During that span, they have been outscored 165-68 and are now in last place in the AFC West.Some will point to the struggles of Trevor Siemian and Brock Osweiler during the team...
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Joakim Noah admits he ‘probably’ will never be the same player

Joakim Noah seems to be in the acceptance stage of his decline as a player.The New York Knicks big man admitted on Friday that he “probably” will never be the same player that he once was, per Steve Popper of USA TODAY. Noah, 32, has averaged just 4.7 points per game over his last two seasons of play and has made just 75 total appearances over that span. He also has yet to play in...
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Former Michigan State player’s suit against Draymond Green halted in California

A former Michigan State football player seeking monetary damages stemming from an alleged Draymond Green assault will have to file suit in Michigan, not California.On Thursday, Alameda Superior Court Judge Ioana Petrou ruled that former Spartan defensive back Jermaine Edmondson’s case would be halted in the state of California, as the alleged incident took place in East Lansing....
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Cardinals have reportedly expressed interest in Eric Hosmer

Could Eric Hosmer go from one rival to another?According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the St. Louis Cardinals have registered an interest in the free agent first baseman, formerly of the Kansas City Royals.One source called Hosmer “a good fit” for what the Cardinals envision as far as building their lineup goes.Of course, the challenge for the Cardinals may be...
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Simone Biles blasts Gabby Douglas over response to sexual abuse post

Simone Biles is calling out her former gymnastics teammate over a recent response to a post on sexual abuse.On Friday, gymnast Aly Raisman tweeted a message calling for an end to victim shaming and the way that women are attacked for the way they dress. Several hours later, fellow gymnast Gabby Douglas, who twice won the gold medal with Raisman as teammates on the “Fierce Five” team...
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D’Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

D’Angelo Russell underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday, though there is no timetable for his return.The Brooklyn Nets guard got hurt in Saturday’s game against the Utah Jazz and has not played since. He was expected to miss several games following the injury, and it looks like that will be the case. (@BrooklynNets) November 17, 2017 Spencer Dinwiddie is seeing extra...
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Derrick Rose to miss at least two weeks with ankle injury

Derrick Rose’s ankle injury is apparently somewhat significant.Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Friday that Rose will miss at least two weeks due to the issue, continuing a series of injury setbacks since joining the team. Rose suffered an ankle sprain in the second game of the season and has only played in fits and starts since then. In all, he’s played in only seven games...
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Cowboys’ David Irving explains his nude Twitter photo

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving caused a stir by posting a photo on Twitter Saturday of himself mostly nude. Now Irving is explaining the racy photo.Irving told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Clarence Hill Jr. that the photo is part of Irving’s acting/modeling background.“As you guys know I’m into acting, I do a little modeling,” Irving said Thursday, via Hill. “As...
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Jerry Jones apologizes after video of racially charged comment emerges

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apologized Friday after video of him making a racially charged comment four years ago surfaced online.The video was originally obtained by the Blast, and it was taken in 2013 at the Warwick Melrose Hotel in Dallas. In the video, Jones was asked by a white male to videotape a message for his fiancee ahead of their wedding.“Jennifer, congratulations...
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Aaron Boone prepared for the pressure of being Yankees manager

Aaron Boone is one of the contenders to be the next manager of the New York Yankees, and the former third baseman says he is prepared for the job.Boone interviewed for the managerial job this week. He told the New York Daily News’ Mark Feinsand that he is prepared for the pressures of the tough gig. Boone played for the Yankees in 2003 when the team’s rivalry with the Boston Red...
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Isaiah Thomas eager to knock off Celtics in Conference Finals

Isaiah Thomas may still be over a month away from making his season debut, but he already appears to be plotting his vengeance.In an interview with week with Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports, the two-time All-Star guard was asked about the possibility of facing and defeating his former team, the Boston Celtics, in the Eastern Conference Finals.“Oh, that would be lovely,” replied Thomas...
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Report: Tennessee has major reservations about hiring Jon Gruden

It may be time to pump the brakes on the talk of Jon Gruden to Tennessee.According to Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports, the Volunteers have serious reservations about bringing Gruden in as coach, centering around his record in the NFL and his recruiting ability.Despite Gruden’s reputation — and Super Bowl ring — his 57-55 overall record as Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach is said to be giving...
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Mike D’Antoni had funny response to heckler during blowout win

Hecklers better step up their game if they want to come at Mike D’Antoni.During Thursday’s blowout win over the Phoenix Suns, the Houston Rockets coach had this hilarious response to a heckler chiding him for arguing a call despite having a big lead, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Indeed, the Rockets put up an incredible 90 points in the first half of the game. They...
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Russell Wilson suffered nearly broken jaw in Cardinals game

Russell Wilson has endured a rough week since Seattle’s win over Arizona last Thursday because of a nearly broken jaw.The Seahawks quarterback spoke with the media on Friday from team headquarters. He says that he had to wear a splint-type thing around his mouth to allow his jaw to heal from a hit he took by Karlos Dansby in the third quarter of the game. “My jaw got busted up pretty...
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15 key questions for NFL Week 11

The Steelers got the NFL week started with a bang when they blew the doors off the Titans in the second half of Thursday night’s game, sending a message to the rest of the AFC that their close call against the Colts last week was a fluke. Ben Roethlisberger completed 30-of-45 passes for 299 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. His performance put a lot of concerns about Pittsburgh...
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Report: Arkansas boosters, trustees want school to pursue Gus Malzahn

At least some members of the Arkansas community want to see the Razorbacks aim high for their next head coach.According to Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated, several boosters and members of the board of trustees want to see the university pursue Auburn coach Gus Malzahn to replace Bret Bielema, who is nearly certain to be fired after the season.Malzahn is an Arkansas native who...
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Confusion over amount of passengers in Jameis Winston Uber case

There is some confusion over the amount of passengers who were in the Uber that has led to a sexual assault accusation made against Jameis Winston.The NFL reportedly is investigating an allegation of sexual assault made by the driver of an Uber against Winston in Scottsdale, Ariz. in March, 2016. The woman accuses the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback of grabbing her crotch without...
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Vontaze Burfict agrees referees are trying to provoke him

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is on board with the belief that he’s a target of referee provocation.Burfict said Friday that he feels referees are trying to get a rise out of him, and said he has to stop himself from letting them get to him.“The refs, they come up to me, talking to me disrespectfully, wanting me to curse back at them, but me cursing back at them isn...
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Cardinals will start Blaine Gabbert at quarterback Sunday

Blaine Gabbert is back to being an NFL starter.Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced that Gabbert would start Sunday against the Houston Texans ahead of Drew Stanton, who has been coping with a knee injury. This doesn’t come as a surprise. Gabbert has been serving as the third-string quarterback all season, but now that Carson Palmer and Stanton are hurt, there was no other...
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Report: Leonard Fournette’s ankle is ‘still not right’

The Jacksonville Jaguars may be without star rookie Leonard Fournette again on Sunday.According to the Florida Football Insiders, Fournette has been limited in practice, and a source said that his injured ankle is “still not right.” The injury has been an issue for a month, and he has only played one subpar game in that span.The Jaguars are up against the Cleveland Browns, so they...
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Brent Musburger rips NBC over new SkyCam angle

NBC tried out a new camera angle for the entirety of Thursday’s Pittsburgh Steelers-Tennessee Titans game, and let’s just say that Brent Musburger is not a fan.Musburger, a longtime sportscaster who retired earlier this year, took aim at NBC’s use of the “SkyCam” on “Thursday Night Football” with a tweet sent after the game.“Yo NBC sports. Great job on intimate portrait of Steelers...
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Winston addresses Uber sexual assault allegation with statement

Jameis Winston on Friday released a statement in response to a sexual assault allegation he is being faced with.Earlier on Friday, BuzzFeed News said that Winston was being investigated by the NFL for an allegation of sexual assault made by a woman who says she drove the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback in March, 2016. The woman accuses Winston of grabbing her crotch without permission...
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Jameis Winston accused of sexually assaulting Uber driver

The NFL is reportedly investigating an incident in which an Uber driver claims she was sexually assaulted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston.The driver, who has only been identified as Kate to protect her privacy, shared with Buzzfeed News a copy of a letter the NFL sent her on Thursday acknowledging that league officials are looking into the matter. Kate says Winston...
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