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Greg Olsen says media twisted his words about Broncos defense

Greg Olsen sent out some tweets on Thursday to clarify things and express his anger with a media outlet for making it seem like he doesn’t respect the Denver Broncos’ defense. The Carolina Panthers tight end was quoted by Black and Blue Review this week as saying the Broncos’ defense did not suffocate the Panthers in the Super Bowl. “I watched it, and you feel worse after...
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Ronda Rousey returns to training

Ronda Rousey was photographed training at her gym for the first time since suffering her first professional MMA loss. Rousey was defeated by Holly Holm via second-round knockout at UFC 193 on Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia and had mostly shied away from the media since. She did perk up last month and hosted an episode of “Saturday Night Live,” and now she is back to training...
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Von Miller likely to get franchise tag from Broncos

If past history is an indication of future behavior, then we can expect the Denver Broncos to use their franchise tag on linebacker Von Miller while trying to work out a long-term extension with him. Miller, the No. 2 overall draft pick in 2011, is set to become a free agent. The Broncos will undoubtedly try to sign him long term — GM John Elway has said as much — but they will...
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Browns expected to draft quarterback at No. 2

The Cleveland Browns are in need of a franchise quarterback after their 2014 first-round pick of Johnny Manziel appears to have turned into a bust. Speaking in a video interview posted on Cleveland.com, Browns beat reporter Mary Kay Cabot said she believes the Browns will select a quarterback with their No. 2 overall draft pick this year. Cabot does allow for the possibility that...
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Hassan Whiteside suspended one game for throwing elbow

The 2K rating may be going up, but the bank account rating is definitely on its way down. Heat big man Hassan Whiteside has been suspended for one game without pay for throwing an elbow at Spurs center Boban Marjanovic in Tuesday night’s 119-101 loss to San Antonio, per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. Heat's Hassan Whiteside suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow...
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has torn labrum, out indefinitely

The luck of Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is about as rotten as the lead singer of the Sex Pistols. On Thursday, the team announced that an MRI on Kidd-Gilchrist revealed a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He will be re-evaluted after the All-Star break, and there is otherwise no timetable for his return. INJURY UPDATE: @hornets F Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had MRI revealing...
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Barry J. Sanders transferring to Oklahoma State

Barry J. Sanders, the son of Hall of Famer Barry Sanders, is transferring to his father’s alma mater. The younger Sanders, who has spent the last three seasons at Stanford, will transfer to Oklahoma State, the same school his dad attended, and be cleared to play one season immediately as a graduate transfer. So, how much of an influence did dad have on the decision? “His message...
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Magic Johnson tries to recruit Peyton Manning to the Rams (Video)

Magic Johnson is trying to recruit Peyton Manning to the Los Angeles Rams. The two appeared together on Wednesday’s Tonight Show, and Johnson – who is on record as being the first Rams season ticketholder – began recruiting him right to his face. “I tried to talk somebody out of retirement and come to the Rams,” Johnson told Fallon while gesturing toward Manning. “I...
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Report: Rockets contacting other teams about Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets have reportedly begun reaching out to other teams regarding a Dwight Howard trade. According to Yahoo! Sports’s Adrian Wojnarowski, with the knowledge that Howard intends to opt out at the end of the season to seek a maximum contract, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has begun contacting other teams to gauge interest. The team has begun working with Howard’s agent...
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Robert Kraft trolls the Mannings after Peyton’s Super Bowl win

Patriots owner Robert Kraft just couldn’t resist reminding Peyton and Eli Manning who has the most Super Bowls. Kraft, speaking to WCVB-TV in Boston, said that, impressive as the accomplishments of the Manning brothers are, Tom Brady still has four. “I happened to see Archie [Manning] there,” Kraft said, via ESPN’s Mike Reiss. “He has two sons who have won two Super Bowls...
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Jim Fassel takes issue with Cam Newton's warmup MVP cleats

Jim Fassel has a rather weird explanation as to why Carolina lost the Super Bowl, and it has to do with the cleats Cam Newton wore warming up. Newton wore gold shoes with “MVP” on them as he was warming up for the game, which you can see here: What's written on Cam Newton's gold shoes? M-V-P #KeepPounding #SuperBowl pic.twitter.com/k6eMaJgur2 — News 19 WLTX (@WLTX) February...
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NFL owners reportedly concerned with Raiders-gang connections in LA

The Oakland Raiders are the odd team out for now in the race to move to Los Angeles, and it sounds like that is something pleasing to the NFL owners. Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. have a feature in ESPN the Magazine that takes an in-depth look at the process that led to the Rams being approved by the league to move back to LA. The piece goes into detail discussing the struggle...
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Jarryd Hayne wants to return to NFL

Former rugby star Jarryd Hayne appeared in eight games with the San Francisco 49ers last season, but he failed to accomplish his ultimate goal — scoring a touchdown. Hayne rushed a total of 17 times for 52 yards. While he is signed through 2017, it is unclear if the Niners intend to bring him back with Jim Tomsula having been fired. Tomsula used Hayne primarily as a special teamer...
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WATCH: Markieff Morris appears to flip the bird to heckler

Not only did Markieff Morris get into a physical altercation with a teammate on the bench during Wednesday night’s Suns game, but he also appeared to flip the bird to a heckler afterwards. A fan posted video on Facebook of Morris gesturing to the camera after being heckled. The heckler said the Suns should trade Morris, and the big man appeared to raise his middle finger in response...
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Terrell Owens tells Skip Bayless to stop ‘misinforming’ people

Terrell Owens cares pretty deeply about making the Pro Football Hall of Fame, so he doesn’t much like media personalities spreading negative propaganda about him. That’s why he had a harsh response to Skip Bayless on Thursday. Owens appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday and discussed his Hall of Fame candidacy with hosts Bayless and Chad Johnson. Bayless was arguing...
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Phil Jackson reportedly does not have opt-out until 2017

There has been some speculation lately that Phil Jackson could leave the New York Knicks to join his partner Jeanie Buss with the Lakers, but that happening this summer may be unlikely. According to the New York Post’s Marc Berman, Jackson does not have the ability to opt out of his contract with the Knicks until 2017. Jackson signed a five-year, $60 million deal with the team...
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Donovan McNabb: I did not throw up during Super Bowl loss

Donovan McNabb and the Philadelphia Eagles struggled to move the ball late in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XXXIX, and it ultimately cost them the game. McNabb was very inefficient with the two-minute offense, leading to rumors that he was physically exhausted and even vomited during the game. McNabb wants to put all that to rest. In a recent Reddit AMA, McNabb was asked if he...
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Byron Scott: D’Angelo Russell’s immaturity ‘at times’ a problem

Byron Scott has made it clear that he is not the world’s biggest fan of rookie D’Angelo Russell. Russell has been benched multiple times late in games, including once recently for “trying to take over.” The logic doesn’t make much sense if you’re trying to groom a No. 2 overall pick and future franchise cornerstone, but such is life. Given Scott’s rocky relationship...
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Fighter says sex before fight partly to blame for loss

Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton says that having sex before his most recent fight is partially to blame for his loss. Newton (25-9-1) lost to Phil Davis in the semifinals of Bellator’s light heavyweight tournament in September. He is getting ready for a fight on Feb. 19 and spoke with MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn ahead of that contest. In his interview, he...
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Markieff Morris argues with and shoves Archie Goodwin (Video)

It’s been a tumultuous season for Markieff Morris that has been full of speculation whether or not he will be with the Suns at the end of the season. What happened during Wednesday’s game against the Warriors may ensure Morris isn’t. During a stoppage in play, Morris got into with teammate Archie Goodwin. The two were having an animated conversation when tempers flared. Morris...
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Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
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Josh Morgan accidentally shoots himself, charged in incident

Back in 2008, in was Plaxico Burress who was the victim of an accidentally fired gun. Josh Morgan has added himself to the list. TMZ is reporting Morgan was cleaning the firearm when it went off and injured the former NFL wide receiver. He was hospitalized but the injuries are reportedly not life threatening. Morgan is being charged with misdemeanor reckless use of a firearm. Now...
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Andy Dalton reunited with missing luggage thanks to social media

Andy Dalton’s Wednesday did not get off to the best of starts, but thankfully, it will have a happy ending. Early Wednesday, the Bengals quarterback took to his Twitter account to say why his day started off on the wrong foot. If anybody in DFW traveling from 75-635 towards the airport finds 2 black suitcases on the road please contact me. Fell out bed of our truck — Andy...
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Monty Williams’ wife Ingrid dies after car crash

Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, died Wednesday from injuries suffered in a car crash on Tuesday, the team announced. “The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the news of Ingrid’s passing. Words cannot adequately describe how deep our sorrow is for the loss of Monty’s wife. Our thoughts and prayers are with Monty...
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Greg McElroy rips Cam Newton: He ‘quit’ on Panthers

Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy had one of the harshest criticisms of Cam Newton of all. McElroy, now an analyst for SEC Network, was appearing on the Paul Finebaum Show this week and ripped Newton for quitting on the Panthers in the Super Bowl. Greg McElroy on Cam Newton.@Finebaum and @mspear96 are LIVE now to discuss. WATCH: https://t.co/VKNQIqK4dd pic.twitter.com/dUXAy8avBR...
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