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Dez Bryant settles lawsuit with former financial adviser

Dez Bryant has settled his lawsuit with his former financial adviser, Royce West, who is also a Texas state senator. West started proceedings when he sued Bryant for allegedly causing $60,000 worth of damage to West’s home while living in it as a renter. In July, the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver responded by filing a countersuit. In his suit, Bryant alleged that West, acting as...
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Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham needs to control his emotions more

New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo says that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. needs to do more to control his emotions. Beckham is known for his outward shows of emotion on the field, such as on Sunday when he got upset about an interception and nearly hurt himself by pushing a net (video here). At one point TV cameras also showed him appearing to have tears in his eyes. McAdoo...
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Manning's INTs cost bettor shot at winning $150K in parlay

The New York Giants had multiple chances to beat the Washington Redskins on Sunday, but Eli Manning single-handedly blew two of them. If you’re a fan of the G-Men who is angry with Eli at the moment, just be thankful he didn’t cost you a legitimate chance at winning $150,000. According to ESPN’s David Purdum, that’s exactly what happened to one gutsy gambler who included...
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Gregg Popovich: Tim Duncan will be ‘coach of whatever he wants’ for Spurs

Though he’s retired from playing, Tim Duncan will still be involved with the San Antonio Spurs this season. According to coach Gregg Popovich, Duncan’s role will essentially be whatever he wants it to be. Pop says Duncan will have an official role with Spurs this season: "Coach of Whatever He Wants to Be." — Jeff McDonald (@JMcDonald_SAEN) September 26, 2016 Duncan has...
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Saban rips LSU for firing Miles in middle of season

Nick Saban does not agree with the way LSU went about firing Les Miles. Miles lost his job on Sunday in the wake of a loss to Auburn, which has the Tigers off to a 2-2 start — the worst start of Les Miles’ 12-year tenure with the program. As far as Saban is concerned, that is no reason to fire a coach with Miles’ track record in the middle of a season. Saban: A man wins...
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John Elway tweets in response to year-old criticism of Trevor Siemian pick

John Elway has a very long memory. The Broncos executive vice president and general manager sent a tweet in response to a fan who doubted the selection of Trevor Siemian in the 2015 draft. It has since been deleted, but the internet never forgets. Hang on. Did John Elway really just @ this dude who questioned him a year and a half ago? Hahahaha pic.twitter.com/Q6ab2XO4C2 — West...
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Les Miles says he was ‘beyond’ fighting for LSU job, wants to coach again

Fired LSU coach Les Miles was very conciliatory toward the school in his first interview since being relieved of his duties on Sunday. Miles said he was “beyond” fighting for his job, comfortable with anything LSU did if they felt it helped the program, and does hope to coach again. “It was beyond fighting,” Miles told Monday’s Dan Patrick Show, via Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch...
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Carroll confirms MCL sprain for Wilson, leaves status unknown

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed on Monday that Russell Wilson suffered a sprained MCL during Sunday’s win over the San Francisco 49ers. While Carroll would not guarantee Wilson will play against the New York Jets next weekend, he gave plenty of reason for optimism, noting that the quarterback “feels great.” “We’re going to do the right thing,” Carroll...
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Report: Adrian Peterson determined to play again in 2016

With a lot of talk swirling about Adrian Peterson potentially having played his last snap with the Minnesota Vikings, the 31-year-old running back is reportedly focused on one thing and one thing only — playing again this season. A source with knowledge of Peterson’s thinking told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Peterson wants to get healthy as quickly as possible and...
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Michael Bennett was ‘very surprised’ 49ers did not give Colin Kaepernick a shot

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett couldn’t help but stick his nose into the San Francisco 49ers’ offensive issues. Bennett said he was “very surprised” that the Niners didn’t bench struggling Blaine Gabbert in favor of Colin Kaepernick during their 37-18 loss to Seattle on Sunday, and had some strong words about both quarterbacks. “I think Kaepernick...
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Arian Foster not expected to play Thursday vs. Bengals

Arian Foster missed Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns because of a groin injury, and it does not seem likely that he will be able to face the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night, either. Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase hinted to reporters on Monday that Foster will miss at least another game. Gase all but rules Arian Foster out for Thursday. "We're going to make...
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Report: Cam Newton feels good, ankle not a problem

After a scare on Sunday, Cam Newton’s ankle is reportedly not a problem. Newton is already at the team facility and is apparently good to go for Week 4. Source on Cam Newton's ankle, which seemed to be twisted on Sunday: He feels good and already is in the facility, ready to go. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 26, 2016 While Newton’s ankle injury didn’t...
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Russell Wilson tweet hints he got good news on knee injury

Russell Wilson injured his left knee during Sunday’s win over the San Francisco 49ers, but it sounds like he avoided any type of significant damage. After the game, a report indicated that Wilson is already expecting to play in Week 4 against the New York Jets. While his MRI was scheduled for Monday, a tweet Wilson sent after midnight on Sunday made it seem like he received good...
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Pat Riley: Chris Bosh’s Heat career is ‘likely over’

Miami Heat president Pat Riley said Monday that the team is no longer trying to bring Chris Bosh back into the fold. Riley confirmed that Bosh will likely never suit up for the Heat again in light of his blood clot issues. “We are not,” Riley said Monday, via Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. “I think Chris is still open-minded. But we are not working toward...
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Five biggest college football surprises of Week 4

The 2016 college football season has been wildly entertaining from the onset, and that was no different in Week 4. In continuing with the theme of previous weeks, there were stunning upsets, crippling losses, big plays, major letdowns and all sorts of controversy. Here’s a look at the five biggest surprises of Week 4 — not all of which are upset victories. 5. Huge offensive...
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Crabtree on Kaepernick: ‘I ain’t no Martin Luther King’

Michael Crabtree has chosen not to take part in any national anthem protests or political displays before games this year, and the Oakland Raiders receiver has a very straightforward reason for that. After Sunday’s 17-10 win over the Tennessee Titans, Crabtree was asked for his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and the protests that are gaining popularity across the NFL. Crabtree...
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Paul Pierce announces he will retire after upcoming season

Paul Pierce has announced that the 2016-2017 season will be his last in the NBA. In a piece he wrote for The Players’ Tribune on Monday, Pierce said he has decided to chase one last championship with the Los Angeles Clippers. “It’s time to move on from the game of basketball,” he wrote. “Just like any difficult decision, I think you’ve got to be at peace with yourself...
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Jones: Prescott’s play allows Cowboys to have patience with Romo

When Tony Romo went down with a broken collarbone last year, the Dallas Cowboys were finished. Now that they have Dak Prescott playing like a seasoned veteran, the same is not true of the 2016 Cowboys. According to Jerry Jones, Prescott’s play through the first three games has given Dallas the luxury of not having to rush Romo back. “And so those wins will give you a little...
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Dez Bryant to undergo MRI after suffering knee injury

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was able to play through a knee injury he suffered during Sunday night’s win over the Chicago Bears, but he is apparently banged up enough that the team feels he needs an MRI. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn’t seem overly concerned after the game. “We feel OK,” he said, via Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN.com. “We’re going to do some...
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Nerlens Noel calls Sixers frontcourt situation ‘silly’

The roster construction of the Philadelphia 76ers already seems peculiar from the outside looking in. Apparently, their very own players now think so too. In an interview with Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sunday, just one day before the team’s annual media day, Sixers big man Nerlens Noel expressed his dissatisfaction with the team’s crowded frontcourt situation...
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Russell Wilson reportedly expects to play in Week 4 against Jets

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson suffered an apparent left knee injury in the team’s Week 3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, but he doesn’t anticipate it keeping him out of action for Week 4. According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, Wilson, who is set to undergo an MRI on the knee Monday, is expecting to play next Sunday against the New York...
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Jack Nicklaus issues statement about Arnold Palmer

Jack Nicklaus paid respect to Arnold Palmer with a statement sent out on Sunday upon learning of his friend and golf comrade’s death. Palmer died at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh because of heart complications at the age of 87. He and Nicklaus competed against each other — most notably during the ’60s — with Palmer winning seven career majors and Nicklaus taking 18. In his...
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Report: LSU reaches out to Art Briles, Tom Herman

LSU made the bold decision on Sunday to fire longtime head coach Les Miles in a move that was a long time coming. Now that Miles is out, the Tigers have a vacancy to fill, and they are going big game hunting. According to LSU Scout reporter Billy Embody, LSU has already reached out to the agents for Tom Herman and Art Briles: Multiple sources have told @LSUonScout that #LSU has...
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Golfers pay tribute to late Arnold Palmer via Twitter

Arnold Palmer was one of the most iconic figures in the golf world. From being a Hall of Fame golfer and seven-time major winner to owning golf clubs and running events, Palmer was a legend and true ambassador of the game. It was no surprise to see so many great figures in the golf game pay tribute to Palmer upon learning that the King died on Sunday at age 87. Here's a look at...
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Arnold Palmer dead at 87

Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday at the age of 87. Golf Digest shared the sad news on Twitter, which was also confirmed by Golfweek. Arnold Palmer has passed away at 87 years old. Rest in peace, Arnie. You are forever a legend in golf and in life. — Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) September 26, 2016 The King was a seven-time major winner and won 76 titles during his career...
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