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Ezekiel Elliott admits visiting weed shop was 'bad decision'

Ezekiel Elliott did a perfectly legal thing last week when he poked around a marijuana shop in Seattle, but the rookie running back acknowledged on Monday that is was not the best place for him to be. “It was a bad decision,” Elliott said, according to Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram. “Just seen it walking around. I was curious. Didn’t really think about it before I went...
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Broncos reportedly trying to trade Mark Sanchez

The Denver Broncos are, unsurprisingly, preparing to part ways with quarterback Mark Sanchez. After losing out on the quarterback job to Trevor Siemian, Sanchez is on the trade block in Denver, and he’ll likely get his release if the team cannot find a taker. Just heard Broncos are trying to trade Mark Sanchez. He could be cut today or tomorrow. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk...
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Dwight Howard trying new way to improve free throw shooting

Dwight Howard has committed to improving his free throw shooting, and he has an interesting way of going about it. Howard’s tactic is to shoot 19-footers, with the aim of gaining the muscle memory to help him at the free throw line when attempting shorter shots. He’s even working with a shooting coach, and as the video depicts, he’s actually not bad at it at all. Dwight...
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Branden Oliver Achilles injury video is one of the nastiest ever

San Diego Chargers running back Branden Oliver will miss the entire 2016 season after he suffered a torn Achilles in a preseason game over the weekend. Unfortunately, cameras captured the injury in great, great detail. If you’re squeamish and have no interest in seeing the exact moment Oliver’s Achilles popped, this is probably a good place to stop. The rest of you sickos can...
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Bryan Stork trade voided due to failed physical

Bryan Stork’s trade to the Washington Redskins is off after a failed physical. While it is unclear what led to the failed physical, the center — who has an extensive history of head injuries and missed eight games in 2015 — will not report to Washington, and the trade is off. Bryan Stork fails Redskins physical this morning. His rights will revert back to New England Patriots...
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Paul Kruger calls out Browns for 'wrong decision' to release him

The Cleveland Browns released linebacker Paul Kruger on Monday with two years left on a five year, $40.5 million deal. Kruger himself believes that the team is making a big mistake. Kruger issued a statement on Twitter shortly after his release went public, customarily thanking the organization and his teammates, but he ended with a rather defiant statement. pic.twitter.com/74ZN0Zdibv...
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Broncos name Trevor Siemian their Week 1 starter

The Denver Broncos announced on Monday that Trevor Siemian will be the team’s starting quarterback in Week 1. In a move that many saw coming, Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak decided to award the job to Siemian after a preseason in which none of the three quarterbacks expected to be on the Broncos’ Week 1 roster really stood out. Kubiak recently said he was impressed with the...
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Foster doesn’t see Kaepernick’s ‘form of protest’ as a solution

Arian Foster has never been shy when it comes to addressing racial inequality, and he supports the message Colin Kaepernick is trying to get across. However, even Foster disagrees with the way Kaepernick has chosen to take a stand. Over the weekend, Foster said he understands what Kaepernick is trying to accomplish but would not personally protest the U.S. national anthem. “I...
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Stephen Jones hints that Dak Prescott could win Cowboys QB job from Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones thinks that Tony Romo will be back under center for the team as soon as he’s able, but he left a tiny bit of room for a change in plans. Jones told Peter King of the MMQB that if Prescott plays well enough, he could displace Romo — just as Tom Brady displaced Drew Bledsoe as Patriots quarterback fifteen years ago under similar...
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RG3 sends girlfriend Sadeiko an Estonian love message?

Robert Griffin III appears to have fallen head over heels for his new girlfriend, Florida State track and field star Grete Sadeiko. If sending love notes on social media in a foreign language doesn’t mean things are getting serious, I don’t know what does. Over the weekend, RG3 sent a tweet that was written in Estonian. Ma armastan sind rohkem kui elu — Robert Griffin...
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Geno Smith booed in preseason game before taking snap

You know how we know New York Jets fans have officially turned on Geno Smith? Because they’re booing the guy before he even has a chance to do anything wrong. During Saturday’s preseason game against the New York Giants, Jets fans showered Smith in boos before he took a snap. As Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News notes, Smith came into the game with 2:28 left in the first...
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Report: Colin Kaepernick likely to be cut for football reasons

Colin Kaepernick is in danger of losing his roster spot with the San Francisco 49ers, but that has nothing to do with his controversial decision to protest the national anthem. At least we think it doesn’t. NFL reporter Jay Glazer said on FOX Sunday that Kaepernick has had a horrible offseason. “Regardless of politics or not, he has a very, very big uphill battle to make this...
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Ty Lawson reportedly agrees to one-year deal with Kings

The long offseason wait is finally over for Ty Lawson. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Sunday, Lawson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings. Free agent guard Ty Lawson has agreed on a one-year deal with Sacramento, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) August 29, 2016 Coming off an awful 2015...
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Carlos Beltran rocks the drawn-on hairstyle in dugout (Video)

Carlos Beltran is the latest athlete to try to paint on his hair. Beltran displayed the look Sunday in the Texas Rangers dugout as they beat the Cleveland Indians, and teammate Martin Perez in particular looked quite amused by Beltran’s appearance. So yeah, not quite the best look. You can even see the sideburns starting to run a little bit. But it’s a style statement, and...
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Hammel held private meeting with Maddon over early hook

As successful as the Chicago Cubs have been, not everything is perfect in their clubhouse. Starting pitcher Jason Hammel was not happy at being removed very early in Saturday’s game against the Dodgers, and he had a meeting with manager Joe Maddon about it. Hammel was visibly angry when Maddon removed him with just one out in the third inning after allowing five hits and three...
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Colin Kaepernick on national anthem: 'I'll continue to sit'

Colin Kaepernick has been making a political statement during the preseason by refusing to stand during the playing of the national anthem, and the San Francisco 49ers quarterback says he will continue the practice for the foreseeable future. While speaking to reporters on Sunday, Kaepernick made his plans clear. #49ers Colin Kaepernick: "I'll continue to sit." pic.twitter.com...
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Brandon Jennings takes swipe at Reggie Miller's career

Ah, the great debate in every sport. If given the choice between a Hall of Fame career and a pile of championships, which would you want your legacy to be? Brandon Jennings’s answer? The rings. That’s why he’d rather have Robert Horry’s resume than Reggie Miller’s. I'm taking Robert Horry Career over Reggie Miller. Any Day! Not a diss to Reggie but 7 rings — Brandon...
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Stephen Jones: Cowboys 'look forward' to starting Prescott

Dak Prescott will start for the Dallas Cowboys as long as Tony Romo is out, and the team also admitted it may look for a veteran backup in the short term. Executive vice president Stephen Jones confirmed on Sunday that Prescott would start in Romo’s absence, but left the door open for a backup option. “We look forward to Dak being our starting quarterback Week 1, which it looks...
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Stanton has 'slim chance' of returning for final week?

If the Miami Marlins can stay in the playoff race, there is a slight chance they’ll have some big help down the stretch. According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, Giancarlo Stanton could return for the final week of the regular season if everything goes “absolutely perfect.” The most recent word is that Stanton is working on his rehab, but it’s unclear how far along...
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Kubiak hinting that Siemian is favorite for Broncos' QB job?

The Denver Broncos are nearing their quarterback decision, and coach Gary Kubiak sounds quite impressed with Trevor Siemian. Kubiak said he could probably make a decision now if he had to, but he refused to give a timetable for when he’d formally name a starter. “I’ve got a lot invested and a lot of work that I can make some decisions off of now,” Kubiak said after Saturday’s...
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DeMarcus Cousins open to playing in 2020 Olympics

DeMarcus Cousins will turn 30 around the time of the 2020 Summer Olympics, but he may yet have interest in playing for Team USA again. The Kings big man did not fully commit yet, but Cousins made it clear that he would at least consider Tokyo 2020 when the time comes. “I’m open to [coming back for Tokyo 2020],” Cousins said, via Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. “I’ll...
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Odell Beckham criticized for wisely avoiding contact

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr caught some heat on social media over the weekend for quitting on a ball to avoid a hit. But the team probably didn’t mind. In Saturday’s preseason game against the New York Jets, Beckham blatantly pulled up short on a slant route because he was about to get popped. That led to Eli Manning’s pass sailing right into the arms...
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John Harbaugh calls for shorter preseason in light of Benjamin Watson injury

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh is frustrated after an important player suffered a season-ending injury in preseason, and he thinks the NFL should think about making some changes. Harbaugh called for a shorter preseason after Saturday night’s game, saying that modern NFL coaches and staffs have the tools at their disposal to prepare players properly without putting them in...
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Djokovic says ‘private issues’ cost him chance at grand slam

Novak Djokovic appeared unstoppable at the start of the grass court season, but since then, a significant dip in form has seen his chances at a calendar year grand slam evaporate. Djokovic said following the U.S. Open draw that mental issues were his downfall at Wimbledon, stemming particularly from some things that were happening in his private life. “It was nothing physical...
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Prescott feels he is 'smartest' QB from his draft class

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott believes he will prove to people that his outstanding preseason was not a fluke. While no team considered him to be the most talented quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft class, Prescott insists he is the most intelligent. In an interview with Lorenzo Reyes of USA Today, Prescott said he believes he has more between the ears than any of the seven...
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