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Bucs cheerleaders win $825K in lawsuit with team

A group of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders were awarded $825,000 after winning a lawsuit filed against the team. Former Bucs cheerleader Manouchcar Pierre-Val filed a lawsuit against the team last June alleging that they only paid the cheerleaders $100 per game and nothing for practice or other team events. The class action suit was brought...Read More
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Rich Rodriguez did not speak with Anu Solomon for two weeks after bowl loss

Rich Rodriguez was so steamed over the way the Fiesta Bowl unfolded that he did not speak with quarterback Anu Solomon for two weeks after the game. Arizona lost to Boise State 38-30 after Solomon was sacked on 3rd-and-goal with 14 seconds left. Solomon inexplicably held onto the ball instead of throwing it away and...Read More
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Peterson’s dad: Vikings are trying to inflate trade value

The Minnesota Vikings have been saying for the past several weeks that they are intent on keeping Adrian Peterson, but the running back’s father believes that may just be rhetoric. Nelson Peterson, who has been speaking publicly an awful lot lately, told the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson that he thinks the Vikings are...Read More
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LaRon Landry suspended 10 games for PED violation

LaRon Landry has been suspended for 10 games of the 2015 season for violating the league’s PED policy, news that should come as an absolute SHOCK to anyone looking at the photo above. Just kidding. Landry was suspended four games last season for PEDs, so this is at least violation No. 2 that we know...Read More
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Hunter Pence has funny quote about broken forearm

Hunter Pence is expected to miss 6-8 weeks after suffering a broken left forearm when hit by a pitch on Thursday, but the spark plug outfielder is not letting the injury get him down. Pence promises to be back from the injury soon and thinks something positive can come out of it. “I think it’s...Read More
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Report: Lynch agrees to new contract with Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch will not be retiring just yet. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the veteran running back will re-sign with the Seahawks after the two sides agreed to a deal: Spotted on plane on way to SEA, Marshawn Lynch has decided to return to NFL; he and Seattle have reached agreement on new deal, per...Read More
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Saints could be interested in bringing back Reggie Bush

The New Orleans Saints are in the market for running backs and could be interested in a reunion with Reggie Bush. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora described the Saints as “high” on Bush, who was drafted by the organization second overall in 2006 and played with the team for five seasons. Will be interested to...Read More
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Ex-NFL OL Tony Pashos takes shot at Brandon Marshall

Free agent NFL offensive lineman Tony Pashos took a shot at Brandon Marshall on Twitter Friday after the wide receiver was traded by the Bears to the Jets. Take a look at what Pashos, a former 5th-round pick who played from 2003-2013, had to say: BMarshall out? Who is gonna make the post game speeches...Read More
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Syracuse basketball director posed as athletes in sending emails to professors

Syracuse was penalized by the NCAA Friday for violations committed over the past decade, mostly involving the basketball program but also including the football team. The violations appear to be of the standard variety on the surface — boosters paying players, ignoring the school’s drug policy, academic fraud — but some of what was going...Read More
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Syracuse loses scholarships, vacates 108 wins, on probation

The NCAA on Friday announced penalties for Syracuse’s athletic programs for committing multiple violations, and the sanctions against the basketball program are particularly harsh. The sanctions include losing 12 scholarships (three for each of the next four seasons); vacating 108 wins (from the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011 and 2012 seasons); probation for five years; fines;...Read More
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Reggie Miller shares great Jordan trash talking story

Reggie Miller was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night and shared a fantastic story about the time he tried talking trash to Michael Jordan. Miller, who was a five-time All-Star, entered the league in 1987 and says his first brush with Jordan came during a preseason game. Apparently Miller was playing pretty well...Read More
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Brandon Marshall traded to Jets

Brandon Marshall has been traded for the third time in his career, this time to the New York Jets. The Jets sent the Chicago Bears a 5th-round pick for the veteran receiver, who is due $7.5 million this season. Acquiring Marshall means the Jets will likely part ways with Percy Harvin, whom they acquired in...Read More
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Barry Switzer urged Cowboys to draft Murray with great quote

DeMarco Murray was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in large part thanks to a hearty endorsement from former Cowboys and Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer. Murray, 27, was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round in 2011. 70 players had already been drafted by the time Dallas selected him, so it’s not exactly like there...Read More
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Jon Jones thinks he can beat Cain Velasquez

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving...Read More
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Larry Bird jokes about pose of Dominique Wilkins’ statue

On Thursday, the Hawks unveiled a statue of the greatest player in the franchise’s history, Dominique Wilkins. Former and current players attended the private ceremony at Philips Arena to honor the Hall of Famer who is at, or near, the top of many Hawks career statistical categories. Among those to congratulate Wilkins was Celtics great...Read More
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Jay Cutler available to teams in trade

The Chicago Bears are in a difficult position with Jay Cutler and apparently have made it known that the quarterback is available in a trade. NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that teams know Cutler is available: “Teams certainly know that Jay Cutler is available if they want him for the right price.” –...Read More
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Kristin Cavallari zings Kyle Long over Olivia Munn tweet

Things got a little hairy for Kyle Long on Twitter Wednesday after he was asked whether he found Kristin Cavallari or Olivia Munn to be more attractive. Long, who was on a flight and bored, hosted a Q&A for fans and was asked whether he preferred Jay Cutler’s spouse or Aaron Rodgers’ girlfriend. He gave...Read More
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Tigers pitcher Alfredo Simon drives a chrome Mercedes

You can’t miss Alfredo Simon when he’s rolling down the street. The Detroit Tigers pitcher turned heads at the team’s spring training facility with his “chrome” Mercedes: Your car, what do you call that color? Alfredo Simon: "Chrome." pic.twitter.com/uZjFxRNJKl — Chris Iott (@Chris_Iott) March 5, 2015 It’s shinier than one of those creepy street performers. That...Read More
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Dockett: I would have signed with Cardinals for less money

Darnell Dockett signed with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday after playing 10 seasons for the division rival Arizona Cardinals, and he expressed disappointment with his former team for letting him go. Docket, who signed a two-year, $7.5 million deal, told Jody and MJ on FOX Sports 910 in Phoenix that he was willing to...Read More
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Maurice Jones-Drew announces his retirement from NFL

Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday by posting a message on Twitter saying that “all good things come to an end.” In his note on the matter, Jones-Drew called his 9-year playing career an “amazing” time and said he is looking forward to the next chapter of his life. All good...Read More
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Ian McCall: Ronda Rousey could not beat a good male fighter

UFC flyweight Ian McCall heard the chatter from commentator Joe Rogan about Ronda Rousey being able to beat male MMA fighters, and he was not having any of it. McCall, who is 13-5 in his career, spoke with Rick J. Lee and threw some cold water on the Rousey hype. McCall prefaced his comments by...Read More
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Ron Jaworski: Jameis Winston has flaws, should not go No. 1

Ron Jaworski believes Jameis Winston has the potential to succeed in the NFL, but he would not take the former Florida State quarterback No. 1 overall in the draft. Jaws joined ESPN’s “Mike & Mike in the Morning” Wednesday and expressed some concerns about Winston. “I’ve studied a lot of him. I think Jameis Winston...Read More
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Brian Cashman: Derek Jeter should be final Yankees captain

For over a decade, Derek Jeter served as captain for the New York Yankees. During that time he appeared in numerous all-star games, won a World Series, and carried himself in a way that made him one of the more beloved Yankees in the team’s storied history. With his career now over, there is no...Read More
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Tom Brady, Rory McIlroy to play round at Augusta National

The greatest golfer on the planet and the greatest quarterback on the planet are planning to play a round of golf together at the greatest course on the planet. According to Todd Lewis of the Golf Channel, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be joining Rory McIlroy for 18 holes at Augusta National next...Read More
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New York Post takes shot at Alex Rodriguez on newspaper cover

On Wednesday, Alex Rodriguez appeared in his first game since 2013 and hit a single in his first at-bat against the Phillies. He also drew a walk before ending his day in the sixth inning. Because Rodriguez is such an easy target, the New York Post was more than willing to take advantage of the...Read More
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