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Martellus Bennett has funny quote about working with two QBs

In his first season with the New England Patriots, Martellus Bennett has to learn to play with two starting quarterbacks. That might be a challenge for some guys, but Bennett isn’t concerned about building chemistry with Jimmy Garoppolo while Tom Brady is suspended. As Bennett said on Friday, he’s juggled two girlfriends at the same time before. How hard can it be do do it with...
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Report: Offer Brewers received for Ryan Braun not good enough

The Milwaukee Brewers are fielding some hits on outfielder Ryan Braun, but so far, they reportedly haven’t been offered anything that would compel them to move him. Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball said that the Brewers had received one offer for the outfielder, but dismissed it as “terrible.” brewers have received at least one off for ryan braun. found at least that...
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Joey Bosa reportedly will not report to Chargers camp amid contract dispute

Joey Bosa’s NFL career is off to an inauspicious start. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Bosa will not be in training camp on Friday as he still has not signed a rookie contract with the San Diego Chargers. Bosa has already missed OTAs and the team’s mandatory minicamp, and now he’ll miss the start of training camp. The holdup is reportedly largely over the deferred payment...
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Gordon defends friendship with 'good friend' Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have likely spoken to Josh Gordon about the company he keeps in his free time, which most infamously includes Johnny Manziel. No matter how you look at it, the Browns can’t be thrilled about Gordon hanging out with their former quarterback. But that doesn’t mean Gordon is just going to ditch his good buddy. On Thursday, Gordon told reporters at training...
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Geno Smith on Ryan Fitzpatrick coming back: ‘I’m kind of pissed off’

Geno Smith has reportedly looked sharp during offseason workouts, and he may have been getting used to the idea of being the starting quarterback for the New York Jets once again. You can understand why he would be disappointed that the team re-signed Ryan Fitzpatrick, but apparently “disappointed” isn’t a strong enough word to describe it. While speaking with the media from...
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Bell admits he knew about missed drug test, lied to media

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was lying to the media last month when he claimed to have no knowledge of a possible four-game suspension to begin the 2016 season. In June, Bell said he had “no idea” what a reporter was talking about when he was asked about a report that he missed or failed a drug test. “I don’t know what you are talking about,” he said...
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Bill Belichick when asked if Tom Brady could lose his job: ‘Jesus Christ’

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick kicked off his first press conference of training camp earlier this week by informing the media that Tom Brady will be the team’s starting quarterback as soon as he returns from his four-game suspension. Apparently he wasn’t clear enough for one reporter. On Friday morning, Belichick was once again asked if there is any scenario in which...
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Jason Peters: Eagles practiced too much under Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia did not go as planned for the Eagles, and one of the main reasons for that was he did not get along with many of his players. From the sound of it, offensive tackle Jason Peters was one of them. Peters is already enjoying his first training camp under new head coach Doug Pederson, who he says understands players a lot better. On Thursday, Peters...
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Report: Marlins agree to deal to acquire Andrew Cashner

The Marlins and Padres have agreed to a trade that will send right-handed starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to Miami. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Buster Olney. San Diego already traded starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox earlier this month, and the team is clearly committed to being sellers heading into the Aug. 1 trade deadline. The Padres also traded...
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Ronda Rousey denies being pregnant despite rumor

Ronda Rousey has yet to make an announcement on if and when she will return to the Octagon, and one of her fellow fighters believes that is because the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion is expecting a child. On Thursday, Cris “Cyborg” Justino tweeted that she keeps hearing a “rumor” Rousey is pregnant. I keep hearing the rumor @RondaRousey is expecting and no...
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PETA sends Warren Sapp vegan lobster following shark bite

PETA has decided to use Warren Sapp’s misfortune as an opportunity to capitalize on some publicity. After hearing that the Pro Football Hall of Famer suffered a shark bite while lobstering in the Florida Keys, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter and gift to the former defensive lineman. Here’s the letter, which was rife with football puns. Dear...
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Vikings QB injured trying to kick open door

Of all the bizarre, random, and weird injuries we’ve ever shared at LBS, this belongs towards the top. Taylor Heinicke, a third-string quarterback with the Minnesota Vikings, could be out up to three months after severing a tendon in his left foot earlier this month trying to kick open a door. The second-year quarterback from Old Dominion saw “The Conjuring 2” with a friend...
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Report: Josh McCown has looked better at times than RG3

If Robert Griffin III gets out to a slow start during training camp and the preseason, there is one person we know who will be ready to take his job: Josh McCown. Ahead of the Cleveland Browns opening training camp on Friday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer did a breakdown on the team’s quarterback position. The Browns would obviously like RG3 to win the starting job, but McCown is...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar mocks Donald Trump at DNC (Video)

This year’s Democratic National Convention wrapped up on Thursday. Among those to speak was a basketball legend who mocked the Republican presidential nominee. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar addressed the crowd at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and wasted little time getting an applause from those on hand. After taking the stage, the NBA Hall of Famer said, “Hello everyone. I’m Michael...
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Kevin Durant says he never told Russell Westbrook he was staying in OKC

Kevin Durant did not appreciate a recent report that said he lied to his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates about his free agency plans, so he decided to respond. On the TrueHoop podcast this week, ESPN Thunder insider Royce Young said Durant had been telling people he was returning to OKC. That includes point guard Russell Westbrook, whom, in a recent dinner, Durant reportedly...
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God Shammgod hired by Mavericks as player development assistant

The Dallas Mavericks’ basketball altar just got a lot holier. According to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports on Thursday, former Providence point guard and streetball legend God Shammgod has been hired by the Mavericks as a player development assistant. Shammgod, 40, is best known in hoops circles for his fabled (and eponymous) crossover move. Shammgod enjoyed a memorable...
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David Lee, Spurs agree to two-year deal

Here’s one way for David Lee to stick it to his old teammates in Golden State. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Thursday, Lee, the ex-Warriors, has agreed to sign a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs worth $3.2 million. The deal comes with a player option for Year 2. David Lee lands a two-year deal worth $3.2 million and a player option for Year 2 in San Antonio...
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Report: Diamondbacks drawing interest in Shelby Miller, Daniel Hudson

How does that old saying go about one man’s trash, another man’s treasure? According to a report by Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports on Thursday, the Arizona Diamondbacks are drawing serious interest in right-handers Shelby Miller and Daniel Hudson. The #Dbacks are drawing lots of interest in Shelby Miller, and are listening. They also have 3 teams aggressively pursuing...
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Royals reportedly trying to package Ian Kennedy in potential Wade Davis deal

It turns out that a team looking to acquire Kansas City Royals reliever Wade Davis this deadline may have to take on some extra weight in order to do so. According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports on Thursday, the Royals are attempting to package right-hander Ian Kennedy in any potential Wade Davis deal. Passan also mentions that the Dodgers are a team both with interest...
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I was shocked’ that Dwyane Wade left Miami

Dwyane Wade’s departure from Miami surprised many, including Carmelo Anthony. Anthony spoke to the media Thursday prior to Team USA’s practice in Chicago, and he admitted the move caught him off guard. “I was shocked,” Anthony said, via Nick Friedell of ESPN. “I was shocked more from a standpoint it was just hard to see. It’s hard to see some players in different uniforms...
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Joey Votto shuts down kid who asks for his batting gloves

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has something of a habit of trolling fans while on the road, and one fan who was at Wednesday’s game revealed his savage response to a young fan asking for a souvenir. The Reds were in San Francisco, and when asked for his batting gloves by what we’re guessing was a Giants fan in the front row, Votto was not having it. Kid asks for Joey...
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Hue Jackson: Browns will give Josh Gordon a fresh start

Josh Gordon will get a clean slate when he returns to the Cleveland Browns, according to coach Hue Jackson. Jackson and Browns executive vice president Sashi Brown both spoke about Gordon on Thursday, and they sound happy to welcome back as long as he stays out of trouble. #Browns Hue Jax said Josh Gordon will have to be accountable. "His slate's clean with....hit the restart...
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Pierre-Paul won't need to wear club on hand this season

Jason Pierre-Paul appeared in eight games for the New York Giants last year, and the club he wore over his injured right hand may have been one of the reasons he was only able to record one sack. Fortunately, the star defensive end won’t have to worry about that this season. Pierre-Paul told reporters on Thursday that he no longer needs a club, cast or special glove to protect...
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Doc Rivers: Clippers have plan to let Paul Pierce retire as a Celtic

Paul Pierce has yet to make an official decision on whether he will play one more season. If he does retire, the Los Angeles Clippers will let him join the Boston Celtics first. In an appearance on “The Vertical Podcast with Woj” this week, Clippers head coach and president of basketball operations Doc Rivers said there is already a plan in place that will allow Pierce to retire...
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Report: Yankees have inquired about Chris Sale

The New York Yankees may not be so set on selling as it seemed. According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Yankees have called the Chicago White Sox about pitcher Chris Sale, and some within the game believe they could look to be buyers before the August 1 trade deadline. Heyman cautions, though, that even if they do jump into the race all the way, they aren’t favorites...
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