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David Ortiz hints Jon Lester will be back with Red Sox

David Ortiz was not thrilled to see his longtime teammate Jon Lester get traded by the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, but he does have some optimism about playing with his friend again. Ortiz talked with MLB Network’s Tom Verducci Friday about the two big moves Boston made prior to the trade deadline and hinted […]
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Usain Bolt denies saying Commonwealth Games are a bit sh-t

Jamaican track star Usain Bolt is in damage control mode this week after a newspaper quoted him as saying the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are “a bit sh-t.” Bolt is at the Commonwealth Games competing for Jamaica in the 4×100 meter relay. Though he’s living in the athletes’ village, he said he’s spending most of […]
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Manny Pacquiao likely to fight four more times, retire in 2016

Manny Pacquiao seems to have his exit strategy from the sport of boxing well planned. Pacquiao, who turns 36 in December, will likely fight four more times and retire in 2016 in time to run for senator in the Philippines. Pac-Man is currently a congressman in his home country and plans to run for higher […]
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Nike wants Jimbo Fisher to not let his son wear Under Armour

Jimbo Fisher and his son shared a great moment back in November after Florida State came away with a huge win over Miami. You would have to be cold-hearted to not crack a smile watching 9-year-old Ethan sprint into his dad’s arms. The folks at Nike were frowning. The Wall Street Journal has uncovered an […]
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Dustin Johnson reportedly had sex with another PGA golfer’s wife

Dustin Johnson has reportedly been suspended from the PGA Tour for testing positive for cocaine. While there have always been rumors linking Johnson’s name to drugs and partying, very few details were ever known. That changed on Friday, as Golf.com also reports that Johnson is known to have had a “sexual indiscretion” with another PGA […]
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Dustin Johnson suspended for positive cocaine test

Dustin Johnson announced on Thursday that he is taking a leave of absence from golf to sort out some personal issues. Part of that is true, but the 30-year-old left out the part about him failing a drug test and being suspended. According to Golf.com, Johnson is serving a six-month suspension for testing positive for […]
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Roger Federer has to take down kids playhouse because it obstructs neighbors’ view

If we had a “Rich People Problems” category here at LBS, a recent story about Roger Federer’s home in Switzerland would be perfect for it. According to Swiss news outlet The Local, Federer’s children may lose their playhouse because it is too large and is drawing complaints from the neighbors. Local residents in Lenzerheide-Valbella have […]
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Mike Redmond has meltdown after overturned home plate call (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Miami Marlins got screwed out of a win against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night because of a new rule. As you know, Major League Baseball has banned home plate collisions in order to improve player safety. The new rules also prevent catchers from blocking the plate, otherwise […]
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Joel Embiid still going hard after Rihanna with new avatar

Joel Embiid is not ready to give Rihanna the Kim Kardashian treatment just yet. After all of his tweets about Kim K. were ignored, Embiid has moved on to courting the R&B singer. The Philadelphia 76ers rookie went on a fictional date with Rihanna last week and has even changed his Twitter avatar to make […]
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Manny Machado gunned out Albert Pujols AGAIN (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Albert Pujols probably could not wait to get out of Baltimore on Thursday night. The next time Pujols rips a ground ball or line drive down the third base line, Manny Machado will not be there to gobble it up. You now how Machado made that incredible off-balance throw […]
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Cowboys print and send playoff tickets to season ticket holders

If the Dallas Cowboys silence their critics and reach the postseason in 2014, we already know what the tickets to the games will look like. How? Because the team has already printed them. As ESPN’s Darren Rovell revealed on Friday, Cowboys season ticket holders received a sheet of playoff tickets with their season ticket packages […]
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Allen Craig and Joe Kelly found out they had been traded through technology

The St. Louis Cardinals traded starting pitcher Joe Kelly and utility man Allen Craig to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday in exchange for John Lackey. We knew Lackey was on the block and we knew the Cardinals were looking for pitching, but apparently neither Kelly nor Craig knew that they were available. In fact, […]
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LeSean McCoy: ‘I own Dallas’

LeSean McCoy is exactly what the NFC East needs in a star running back. The 26-year-old has played in one of football’s most competitive divisions long enough to know that toying with the opposition is all part of the game. He gave us another example of that on Thursday. LeSean McCoy walking over to do […]
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Billy Beane, Dave Dombrowski exchange funny trade deadline texts

Two World Series contenders from the American League got even stronger on Thursday when the Oakland A’s landed Jon Lester and the Detroit Tigers traded for David Price. The A’s and Tigers have arguably the two best starting rotations in baseball now, and both of their general managers are well aware of that. Just before […]
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David Wilson reportedly ‘needs a miracle’ to play football again

New York Giants running back David Wilson suffered a setback during Tuesday’s practice in his recovery from spinal fusion surgery. The 23-year-old is scheduled to meet with a doctor on Monday, and one report is anticipating that he may not receive good news. According to Jordan Raanan and Conor Orr of NJ.com, a person with […]
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Redskins kicker Zach Hocker given horrendous haircut as part of rookie hazing

No matter the sport, being a rookie is tough. As if the growing pains of stepping up to the professional level on the field aren’t rough enough, you have the rookie hazing away from it. Whether it’s paying for dinner, running out on the court alone, or having to dress like Gumby, having to go […]
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Tampa television station takes shot at Detroit after David Price trade to Tigers

The flurry of activity on Thursday is what Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is all about. Familiar names to baseball fans like Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, John Lackey, Allen Craig, Austin Jackson, and Martin Prado were all swapped and will be suiting up for new teams shortly. Perhaps the biggest name moved was David Price, […]
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Austin Jackson pulled mid-inning after being traded (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Austin Jackson was traded to the Seattle Mariners as part of a three-team deal that brought David Price to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Considering this year’s trade deadline was one of the most hectic in recent history, it only makes sense that Jackson got the news in the […]
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Did Charles literally break a teammate’s ankle with move?

Jamaal Charles has some of the best open-field moves in football. The Kansas City Chiefs running back has lightning speed and is borderline unstoppable in space. Unfortunately, one of his teammates may have learned that the hard way earlier this week. On Thursday, Andy Reid announced that Chiefs defensive back Sanders Commings underwent surgery to […]
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Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky always seem happy (Pictures)

Dustin Johnson announced on Thursday that he is taking a leave of absence from golf, which came as a shock to most who have followed him this season. Johnson has seven top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour in 2014 and has played well in majors, finishing 4th at the US Open and 12th at The […]
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Dustin Johnson announces leave of absence from golf

Dustin Johnson announced on Thursday that he is taking a leave of absence from golf. The 30-year-old said he is seeking professional help to deal with some personal issues but did not get into specifics. “I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately,” Johnson said, via USA Today Sports. “I will […]
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David Price to Tigers, Austin Jackson to Mariners in three-team deal

David Price has been traded to the Detroit Tigers, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The move was part of a three-team deal that will send Seattle Mariners shortstop Nick Franklin to the Tampa Bay Rays and Austin Jackson to Seattle. The Rays also get 25-year-old starting pitcher Drew Smyly from […]
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Jon Lester favorites tweets about him returning to Red Sox in 2015

Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A’s on Thursday after spending the first eight-plus years of his MLB career with the Boston Red Sox. Is the 30-year-old lefty moving on for good, or are the A’s just borrowing him for a few months? There are plenty of people who believe the Red Sox traded […]
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Fake Ken Rosenthal Twitter account fools MLB Network

MLB Network was fooled by a fake Ken Rosenthal tweet on Thursday. This is hilarious because Ken Rosenthal works for MLB Network. There are plenty of “quality” fake Twitter accounts out there. We have fallen for phony tweets on more than one occasion and probably will again at some point. But hopefully LB would never […]
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John Lackey traded to Cardinals for Allen Craig, Joe Kelly

Just nine months removed from winning a world championship, the Boston Red Sox are now selling off all of the assets that got them there. Shortly after Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes were sent to the Oakland A’s in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes, the Red Sox traded John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals. According […]
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