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CC Sabathia was fired up after getting Josh Reddick out

CC Sabathia gave the New York Yankees exactly what they needed in Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday.Sabathia went six scoreless against the Houston Astros, allowing just three hits and four walks while striking out five for the win. He got into a tough spot during the top of the sixth with his team up 8-0.Sabathia allowed a leadoff infield single to Carlos Correa. He got the next two...
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Eight things the college football polls got wrong for Week 8

What was expected to be a rather straightforward weekend of college football turned into a carnage on Saturday as upset after upset went down across the country. We watched as a trio of unbeatens fell, all of whom had been in the top ten — Clemson, Washington, and Washington State. Another highly-ranked team in Auburn went down in a shocking defeat as well.There’s a lot to sift through...
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Pandora offers LeBron James premium subscription after funny comments

Pandora saw an opportunity for some great publicity, and they took their shot.LeBron James did a joint interview with Dwyane Wade on ESPN recently and the two talked about how cheap James is. The Cleveland Cavaliers star says he doesn’t buy apps, doesn’t incur roaming/data charges internationally, and he still has Pandora with commercials. Pandora is a music streaming service that...
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Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox not a fan of beloved California burger chain

Sacramento Kings rookie De’Aaron Fox isn’t exactly ingratiating himself with his new fans.Fox conducted an interview with Rolling Stone in which he shared some strong, controversial takes on food. Specifically, Fox revealed that he isn’t a fan of beloved California burger chain, In-N-Out Burger.In the interview, he called In-N-Out “not good”, “overrated”, and even said he hated it...
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Twitter reacts to Aaron Judge crashing into wall at Yankee Stadium

A catch by Aaron Judge during Game 3 of this year’s ALCS turned into quite the talking point on social media.During the top of the fourth inning, Yuli Gurriel hit a fly ball off of C.C. Sabathia to right field that sent Aaron Judge racing towards the outfield wall. Judge timed his leap and made great catch prior to crashing into the fence and taking a tumble. Judge has, of course...
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Ed Orgeron not too pumped to face former school Ole Miss

Ole Miss was the first school to give Ed Orgeron a head coaching job before they eventually fired him after his third season on the job. You might think that Orgeron would hold some bitterness towards Ole Miss, but that is not the case.Now the head coach at LSU, Orgeron is getting set to face the Rebels on Saturday in Oxford. He doesn’t think much of returning to Oxford because he...
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Todd Frazier gives Yankees first lead of series with 3-run home run

And just like that, the New York Yankees got themselves right back into the ALCS.Todd Frazier went opposite field on a 3-run home run in the bottom of the second inning of Game 3 against the Houston Astros Monday night to put the Yankees up 3-0 in the game.Frazier really reached out for the pitch and did a fantastic job driving it considering how low and away it was in the zone....
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Nuggets to sign Richard Jefferson, waive Jameer Nelson

Richard Jefferson did not take long to find a new home after being traded to Atlanta and then waived.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday that Jefferson agreed to a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Denver Nuggets after clearing waivers.Jefferson was traded to the Hawks on Friday, who promptly waived him. Denver needs to clear a roster spot in order to sign Jefferson. Woj...
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Report: Mets hitting coach is early favorite to become team’s manager

Terry Collins’ successor may be coming from in-house.Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Monday that New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long is seen as the early favorite to become the team’s manager. The 50-year-old Long has served as the hitting coach of the Mets since 2015. He previously held the same position with the New York Yankees for eight seasons from 2007 to 2014, helping...
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Joe Maddon delivers classic quote about not pitching Wade Davis in Game 2

Joe Maddon made one of the more puzzling decisions of the MLB postseason on Sunday night when he chose not to bring closer Wade Davis into the 9th inning of a tie game, and the Chicago Cubs manager had an awesome way of explaining himself the following day.When asked on Tuesday about his questionable decision to pitch John Lackey — who gave up a three-run homer to lose the game ...
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Butch Jones has head-scratching quote about Tennessee’s loss

Butch Jones is either the most or the least woke person on the entire planet.After his team fell to South Carolina 15-9 on Saturday, the Tennessee head coach delivered an odd quote about the defeat, per Wes Rucker of GoVols247. For what it’s worth, the Vols held South Carolina well below its season average in points per game and came within a late goal-line stand of stealing away...
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Dan Quinn: Falcons need to get Julio Jones the ball more

The Atlanta Falcons have failed to reach the same heights that they did in 2016, and part of that has been due to wide receiver Julio Jones’s decreased contributions.Jones has just one red zone target this season and has yet to grab a touchdown, and though he’s still getting catches, he was only targeted seven times on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins — a disappointing total for...
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Report: NaVorro Bowman agrees to deal with Raiders

Veteran linebacker NaVorro Bowman visited with the Raiders on Monday, and Oakland was apparently the only stop he needed to make before finding a new home.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Bowman has agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Raiders. There were reports over the weekend that Bowman would visit Oakland before meeting with the Dallas Cowboys, but he has cancelled...
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Joel Embiid ‘disappointed’ at expected initial minutes restriction in teens

While the Philadelphia 76ers’ ultra-caution with franchise center Joel Embiid is understandable, Embiid himself isn’t exactly the happiest camper about it.Sixers head coach Brett Brown told the media on Monday that Embiid is expected to have a minutes restriction somewhere in the teens to begin the 2017-18 season, per Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times. Meeting with reporters...
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Rick Pitino officially fired by Louisville for cause

Rick Pitino has officially been fired by Louisville for cause, meaning the school will not have to pay him the money he is owed on his contract.Pitino has been on unpaid administrative leave since September after Louisville was tied to an FBI investigation into bribery and wire fraud in the college basketball world. One of the allegations is that a Louisville recruit was paid $100...
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J.R. Smith says Celtics are ‘no big threat’ to Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be the favorites to repeat as Eastern Conference champions this season, but many believe the Boston Celtics have a great chance to surpass them now that Kyrie Irving has swapped teams. One player who isn’t worried about giving up his spot at the top is J.R. Smith.While speaking with reporters on Monday, Smith offered his assessment of this year’s Celtics...
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Report: Trevor Siemian likely to play through shoulder sprain

The Denver Broncos reportedly do not expect quarterback Trevor Siemian to miss time due to what has turned out to be a relatively minor shoulder injury.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday that Siemian has a minor shoulder sprain, and the team anticipates that he will be able to play through it on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Siemian left Sunday night’s loss to the New...
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Adam Silver ‘chuckled a little bit’ at Michael Jordan’s superteam comments

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is taking some time to respond to Michael Jordan’s recent comments about competitive balance in the league.In an appearance Monday on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” Silver was fairly dismissive of Jordan’s criticisms of the superteam era.“I chuckled a little bit because this notion that maybe the most competitive athlete in the history of all sports is frustrated...
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Hue Jackson hints DeShone Kizer may start Week 7

Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson implied Monday that quarterback DeShone Kizer’s benching could be a short one.Jackson said that Kizer had learned “a lot” by backing up against the Houston Texans on Sunday and that his status as the future of the franchise would be a part of Jackson’s consideration in naming a Week 7 starter. Those quotes would seem to imply that Kizer will be...
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Teddy Bridgewater to reportedly be taken off PUP, practice

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was reportedly cleared by a doctor on Monday, and it appears the team expects to have him back on the practice field this week.According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Vikings are planning to remove Bridgewater from the PUP list and have him practice on Wednesday. Now that Bridgewater has been cleared, the team has three weeks to decide...
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Kendrick Perkins to join Cavaliers’ G-League team

It’s not often that you see an NBA veteran head to the developmental league, but that’s what’s happening in the case of Kendrick Perkins.Perkins was cut by the Cleveland Cavaliers at the end of training camp. However, he is sticking with the franchise and has agreed to a deal with the Canton Charge of the G-League, which is the Cavs’ affiliate, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski...
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Steve Kerr holding off on new contract due to health issues

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr would love to stay with the team long-term — he just needs to make sure his body will allow it.The Warriors have made no secret of the fact that they want to keep Kerr for as long as possible, and Kerr wants to keep coaching — but his back issues have lingered for a good part of his tenure and he doesn’t wish to commit to a new deal only to...
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Colin Kaepernick’s mom fires back after Urban Meyer’s wife criticizes QB

Shelley Meyer, the wife of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer, took to Twitter on Sunday to share some of her thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and the free agent quarterback’s political stances. Not surprisingly, Kaepernick’s mother is one of the many people who disagree with Meyer’s opinion.After news surfaced on Sunday that Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL accusing...
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Report: LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs discussing extension

The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly working on locking down one of their more prominent players.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Monday that the Spurs and big man LaMarcus Aldridge are engaged in contract talks. Aldridge had joined the Spurs in 2015 and has two years remaining on his original deal.The 32-year-old made his name with the Portland Trail Blazers, and he became one...
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Report: Cavs will honor Kyrie Irving with video tribute on opening night

Kyrie Irving may have blindsided the Cleveland Cavaliers when he demanded to be traded this offseason, but the team is reportedly going to take the high road when the star point guard comes to town on the NBA’s opening night.According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, the Cavs are planning to honor Irving on Tuesday night with a video montage when the Boston Celtics visit Quicken Loans...
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