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Wawrinka, Tsonga in heated confrontation during match

Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga got into a heated confrontation during the break after the first set of their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open on Tuesday.Wawrinka won the set 7-6 in a tiebreak and said something to Tsonga when the two were seated in their areas between sets. The exchange was in French -- Tsonga's native language -- and seemed to be along the lines of...
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5 best remaining MLB free agents

Spring training is less than a month away, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t still a few players in the Major League Baseball free agent market that could make positive contributions to a team.Though roster spots are filling up, teams still have needs, and there is still talent out there.Here is a look at the five best free agents left on the market and where they might...
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Handing out all the NBA midseason awards

The 2016-2017 NBA regular season has just passed its midway point, so what better time to start handing out some early awards and honors?While things are most certainly subject to change in the second half and down the stretch, there are few arguments to be had when it comes to which players (and coaches) have stepped up and made a tremendous impact at this point in the season.So...
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Report: Browns likely to franchise tag Terrelle Pryor

The Cleveland Browns are likely to franchise tag Terrelle Pryor for next season, according to a report. Cleveland signed linebacker Jamie Collins to a $50 million deal on Monday. After locking him up, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora believes the team is very likely to franchise tag Pryor. Browns are now very likely to place franchise tag on Pryor, who would be crazy to sign something...
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Bengals issue statement on Pacman Jones video

The Cincinnati Bengals issued a statement on Monday about the Pacman Jones police officer video.Pacman was arrested in early January for allegedly pushing and poking a man in the eye. He was charged with multiple misdemeanors and a felony. But that’s only half the story.The other half came out on Monday when TMZ Sports released a video that shows Pacman cursing out an arresting...
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Urban Meyer’s son Nate commits to play baseball at Cincinnati

Urban Meyer’s son is going to play sports at the next level, but it won’t be at Ohio State.Meyer’s son Nate announced on Twitter Monday that he has committed to attend Cincinnati for college, where he will play baseball. Meyer is a junior and plays football and baseball for Bishop Watterson High School in Columbus.According to his MaxPreps page, Meyer batted .295 with six doubles...
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Zaza Pachulia smacks Luke Babbitt in the face

For the second time in less than a week, Golden Warriors center Zaza Pachulia is under scrutiny for getting overly physical with an opponent.During Monday’s Warriors-Heat game, Pachulia and Babbitt had an incident that the officials had to review: Pachulia received a flagrant foul for his actions, while Babbitt got a technical.Pachulia received a flagrant foul last week for his...
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Joakim Noah has priceless reaction to airballed free throw (Video)

Joakim Noah shot a free throw on Monday that caused everyone, including himself, to cringe. During the first quarter of the game between the Knicks and Pacers, Noah went to the free throw line after drawing a foul on Myles Turner. Noah missed both shots, but it was the second attempt that had everyone talking. Take a look for yourself. SCREAMING at this Joakim Noah airball FT and...
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Martellus Bennett comes through on hilarious cake promise

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett came through on his hilarious promise to make an awesome cake after winning the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. After his Pats beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17, Bennett said he would celebrate by making himself a cake that says “you’re awesome” on it. God bless Martellus Bennett: "I plan on going home + making myself a...
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Report: Brett Anderson agrees to deal with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs appear to have added a new pitcher to their staff.FOX’s Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cubs and free agent pitcher Brett Anderson have agreed to a deal. The deal is pending a physical.Anderson tweeted earlier in the day that he was headed to Chicago: Anderson, 28, can be a very effective pitcher, but injuries are his issue. He pitched 180.1 innings in 2015 for...
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Steve Kerr: Some players ‘made mockery’ of all-star voting

Steve Kerr was not happy with the way some players handled having a say in the voting for this year’s NBA All-Star Game. Among the talking points after the starters for this year’s all-star game were announced was the exclusion of Russell Westbrook from first five that will take the floor for the Western Conference. Stephen Curry and James Harden were chosen to start in the...
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Jamie Collins agrees to $50 million deal with Browns

Earlier this season, Jamie Collins was traded to the Browns. It looks as though he will be there for the foreseeable future. After spending the first three seasons with the Patriots, Collins was sent to the Browns for a third round draft pick. He was due to become a free agent this offseason and was expected to have no shortage of suitors. However, Cleveland made sure Collins didn’t...
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Blake Griffin likely to return to Clippers lineup Tuesday

Salvation has arrived for the Los Angeles Clippers. Before their game against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said that Blake Griffin will “most likely” play on Tuesday against the Philadelphia 76ers, per Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN. Doc Rivers says Blake Griffin "most likely" to play Tuesday in Philadelphia — Kevin Arnovitz (@kevinarnovitz) January...
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Company offering free laser removal of Chargers tattoos

Are or were you a fan of the San Diego Chargers? Were you such a die-hard fan that you decided to get a tattoo to pledge your allegiance to the team? Does that tattoo make you sick to look at now that the Chargers are heading back to Los Angeles?There may be a solution to your problem.LaserAway, a company that specializes in laser removal of tattoos, is offering to remove or alter...
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Report: Phil Jackson told Carmelo Anthony he disagreed with Charley Rosen’s article

Phil Jackson apparently did his best to stamp out the flames of Rosengate. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Jackson told Carmelo Anthony in their face-to-face meeting last week that he “did not subscribe to the criticisms” of Anthony in the article written by his confidant Charlie Rosen and that “the story didn’t speak for him.” Rosen, a former...
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Pacman Jones to police officer: ‘I hope you die’

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Pacman Jones was arrested on several charges earlier this month, and saying he was disrespectful to the police officer who brought him into custody would be an understatement.After he was arrested following an incident in which he was accused of pushing a man and poking him in the eye, Jones went ballistic on the arresting officer and cursed at...
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Ventura not wearing seatbelt at time of fatal accident

Further details of what led to the death of Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura have emerged, and they paint a frightening picture.According to Royals general manager Dayton Moore via Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star, Ventura was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, which took place about three hours southwest of his hometown of Las Terrenas.While details...
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Ladarius Green not considering retirement

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green isn’t considering hanging up his pads after an injury-riddled 2016 campaign. A day after the Steelers suffered a season-ending loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, Green made it clear that his focus is on getting ready for next season. “Frustrating season, but everybody has one. I hope it’s the only one...
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Johnny Manziel deletes Twitter account after latest wave of criticism

Not long after he offered Donald Trump free advice on how to deal with Twitter trolls, Johnny Manziel decided he no longer wanted to deal with them himself. On Monday afternoon, Manziel deactivated his Twitter account. The decision, which we doubt lasts very long, came less than an hour after he was mocked for tweeting at Trump and encouraging the president to ignore negative commentary...
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Antonio Brown snubbed media after loss to Patriots

Antonio Brown was fined by the Pittsburgh Steelers last week for his infamous locker room video, and his wallet could be taking another hit in the near future for a totally different reason.Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted after the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night that Brown left the visitors locker room at Gillette Stadium without fulfilling his media obligations...
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Michigan will hold spring football practice in Rome

Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverine football program will leave no corner of the world untouched.The school announced Monday that they will be traveling to Rome, Italy in April for a week of spring practice. The trip will also include educational aspects, and a scrimmage will be open to the Italian public.“We were looking to provide our student-athletes with a great educational...
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Westbrook laughs at question about having to contain Gobert

Russell Westbrook’s pettiness levels continue to be sky-high.Speaking with reporters at shootaround ahead of Monday’s game against the Utah Jazz, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard laughed off a question suggesting that the team needed to contain Jazz center Rudy Gobert. In fairness, it’s a very legitimate question. Gobert is a frontrunner for Defensive Player of the Year...
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Joe Thomas wants to see Patriots stick it to Goodell

At least one NFL player is rooting for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI for one specific reason.Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas wants to see the Patriots win just to get the visual of commissioner Roger Goodell handing the Lombardi Trophy to quarterback Tom Brady, which would put a bow on Deflategate. One has to wonder if Thomas isn’t alone in thinking this...
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Isaiah Thomas: ‘I feel like I’m the best player in the world’

What he lacks in height, Isaiah Thomas more than makes up for in confidence.In a podcast interview with Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer on Monday, the Boston Celtics point guard wasn’t shy about his belief in his own abilities.“Not to be cocky, but I feel like I’m the best player in the world,” the 5-foot-9 Thomas said. “That’s just the work I put in, and if you don...
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Report: Browns asked Deshaun Watson to play in Senior Bowl

The Cleveland Browns apparently wanted to get a first chance to take a close look at Deshaun Watson. According to Peter King of MMQB, the Browns asked Watson to play in the Senior Bowl, which likely would have put him on the South team coached by Cleveland coach Hue Jackson and his staff. The Clemson quarterback was unmoved by the request and declined to play in the game, passing...
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