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Nationals, Pirates get into it after fake tag leads to Bryce Harper injury (Video)

The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates found themselves at odds on Sunday after a fake tag potentially led to a hand injury for Bryce Harper. It started when Harper tripled down the right field line and hurt his left wrist on the slide. The slide wasn’t necessary as the throw badly missed the cutoff men and the baseball wasn’t anywhere near third, but Pirates third...
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Cam Newton not same after hurting ankle on sack

Cam Newton hurt his ankle during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings on a play that should not be overlooked when evaluating the quarterback. The Vikings pressured Newton throughout the game and even sacked Newton for a safety in the first quarter. During the second quarter, Linval Joseph sacked Newton for a 4-yard loss on a first down play from the Carolina 45. Newton...
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Jarvis Landry slides down goal post like Antonio Brown

Jarvis Landry scored a touchdown for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday to put his team ahead of the Cleveland Browns in the third quarter. The wide receiver then celebrated by pulling an Antonio Brown. After scoring, Landry ran straight to the goal post, jumped at it with legs open, and slid down it like a fireman going down the poll (sort of): He was hugging that goal post like a koala...
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Steven Adams relays great story about being trash talked by Kevin Garnett (Video)

Kevin Garnett was legendary for both his play and his trash talk, and Steven Adams has a great story about how he managed to avoid the latter. The Oklahoma City Thunder big man told reporters on Sunday that he managed to avoid Garnett’s trash talk by telling him that he didn’t speak English. Steven Adams said Kevin Garnett stopped trash talking him because Adams convinced him...
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Josh McCown tried to play through shoulder injury

Josh McCown did not play in Week 3 for the Cleveland Browns because of his shoulder injury, but he must have earned some toughness points from his teammates. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says McCown fought to play in the Browns’ game against the Miami Dolphins Sunday despite his shoulder injury. #Browns QB Josh McCown is a tough dude. He fought to harness the left shoulder and...
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Pedro Martinez: Jose Fernandez had more talent than me

Baseball lost a potential future Hall of Famer over the weekend when Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was tragically killed in a boating accident. While reflecting on Fernandez’s career, Pedro Martinez reminded us of just how good the 24-year-old was. Martinez, who was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame himself, expressed his condolences and said he believes Fernandez...
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WATCH: Terrelle Pryor gets snaps at QB for Browns

The Cleveland Browns are getting creative, and that means Terrelle Pryor is playing a little quarterback. Pryor, who played quarterback at Ohio State before transitioning to receiver in the pros, even ripped off this 26-yard throw to Gary Barnidge.   Not a bad throw at all. Not that we’re suggesting Pryor could take over for the injured Robert Griffin III, but he can at least...
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Jose Fernandez boat crash photos show the high speeds

Jose Fernandez and two friends tragically died in a boating accident early Sunday morning off the coast of Florida. Photos of their boat crash give you an idea of the high speed at which they were traveling because you can see just how bad the wreck was. Fernandez was not driving the boat when it hit a jetty at the high speed. “It does appear that speed was involved due to the...
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Jay Gruden sounds off about anonymous locker room leaks

After two major leaks from the Washington Redskins locker room, coach Jay Gruden is not happy. Gruden told ESPN 980 on Friday that the leaks were annoying and frustrating, and not helpful to the team. “It is very bothersome, and hopefully we address it,” Gruden said, via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. [Team president] Bruce [Allen] has been adamant about taking care...
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Phil Jackson has great quote about Knicks rebuilding

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson acknowledged that the team has had a bit of a slog to get to the point now where they are being viewed as potentially competitive. The Knicks are 49-115 since Jackson took over as team president, and he admits that they had to take their lumps to get where they are now. “Fiscally, I’ve been very responsible as a president,” Jackson said...
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Report: Garoppolo 'making progress,' could be ready Week 4

The New England Patriots are running out of options at quarterback with Tom Brady suspended and both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett hurt. Fortunately, both of their backup quarterbacks have a chance to be healthy in time for next weekend’s game against the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that Garoppolo is “definitely making progress” with his...
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Report: Lions fear Ameer Abdullah out for the season

The Detroit Lions may be without their starting running back for the rest of the season. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the team believes Abdullah will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his left foot. While Abdullah would have been able to return after missing eight games and the belief had been that he would be back before the season ended, the team...
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Norman shadowing Beckham because of what Cruz said?

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman is finally expected to shadow the opposing team’s best receiver on Sunday, and it sounds like we can thank Victor Cruz for that. After mainly sticking to one side of the field in the first two games of the season, Norman is reportedly set to follow Odell Beckham Jr. all around the field. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Cruz...
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Jose Fernandez was apparently about to become a father

The sports world received horrible news on Sunday morning when word surfaced that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Making the matter more tragic, it appears the 24-year-old was about to become a father. Fernandez, who was reportedly killed in a boating accident, shared a photo on Instagram five days ago that showed a pregnant woman: I'm so glad you came...
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Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has died. Several reporters confirmed on Sunday morning that Fernandez passed away in a boating accident over the weekend. He was 24. Fernandez was arguably the best young pitcher in baseball. The right-hander had compiled a 16-8 record with a 2.86 ERA this season. His career ERA was 2.98. Fernandez was taken with the 11th overall pick in the...
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Report: Some with Vikings think offense could be better without Adrian Peterson

Could the Minnesota Vikings’ offense be more effective without Adrian Peterson? While it sounds insane to say, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there are some people within the Vikings organization who believe backup running back Jerick McKinnon could give the team a spark. Even before he suffered a knee injury, Peterson was not all that effective — and that dates...
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David Shaw pays Jim Mora high compliment after game

David Shaw continued his run of dominance against UCLA as his Cardinal came back to beat the Bruins 22-13 on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Though Shaw has never lost to UCLA since taking over the Stanford job from Jim Harbaugh ahead of the 2011 season, he has the ultimate respect for Bruins head coach Jim Mora. After the game, Shaw was asked about UCLA during his interview...
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Big Country Nelson kicks referee Big John McCarthy after fight

Big Country Roy Nelson knocked out Antonio “Big Foot” Silva in the second round of their “UFC Fight Night” battle in Brazil on Saturday, and he ended up delivering an extra blow afterwards. Nelson actually kicked official Big John McCarthy after winning the fight: Nelson explained afterwards that he was upset McCarthy waited so long to stop the fight: Nelson on Big John...
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Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M game wearing Rams hat

Johnny Manziel is back enrolled at Texas A&M, and he's acting like a college student and everything. The former Heisman Trophy winner took in the Aggies' game against Arkansas Saturday at AT&T Stadium. Singer Rich O'Toole even shared this photo of the two of them together: Johnny & I in the suite. #GigemAggies pic.twitter.com/NIdJkusf4p — Rich O'Toole (@RichOToole...
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Bryce Harper wears Katie Ledecky swim cap during Nats’ celebration

Bryce Harper gave Katie Ledecky the ultimate nod on Saturday when celebrating the Nationals’ division title. Washington beat Pittsburgh 6-1 while the Mets lost to the Phillies, giving the Nats the NL East. The team celebrated by spraying some bubbly and beer around the clubhouse, and nobody had on a better outfit than Harper. The reigning NL MVP was seen wearing a Katie Ledecky...
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Brian Kelly unloads on Notre Dame players after loss to Duke

Brian Kelly was furious with his team after a 38-35 loss to Duke on Saturday and unloaded in his postgame news conference. The Fighting Irish head coach put all of his players on notice, saying every single starter would “be evaluated.” “Every position, all 22 of them, will be evaluated,” Kelly said at his postgame news conference, via ESPN. “Each and every position....
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Report: Cam Newton girlfriend Kia Proctor pregnant again

Cam Newton’s girlfriend Kia Proctor appeared to confirm a report saying she is pregnant by posting photos on Instagram Friday that show off what looks like a baby bump. Here are the two photos that Proctor shared on Instagram: A photo posted by Ms. Kia (@_k1a_) on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:50pm PDT A photo posted by Ms. Kia (@_k1a_) on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:46pm PDT There...
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Auburn beats LSU after touchdown on last play is wiped out

Auburn was awarded an 18-13 victory over LSU on Saturday after an LSU touchdown on the final play of the game was wiped out, giving Auburn the win. It was a crazy ending, so here's a recap of what happened.  Auburn kicked a field goal with 2:56 left to go up 18-13 on LSU and then kicked off to give their opponents the ball. LSU managed a 13-play drive and had a 3rd-and-16 at the...
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Auburn staffer 'okay' despite being hit by football in face

Football players make it seem like fielding a kickoff is easy, but here’s a reminder just how difficult — and painful — it can be. Ashley Ward, who takes photos and video for Auburn media, was hit in the face by a kickoff ball when she was trying to field it during the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday. Ward tweeted in response to a few videos to say she was “good” and “okay”...
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Robert Griffin III sets record straight about divorce, girlfriend

Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Saturday to set the record straight about his divorce and relationship with his new girlfriend, Grete Sadeiko. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, who is out with a shoulder injury, has been in the news of late ever since word emerged that he was filing for a divorce from his wife of three years. Griffin and his estranged wife Rebecca Liddicoat...
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