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Ben Watson tears Achilles, done for season

The Ravens signed Ben Watson during the offseason to help reinforce the tight end position. After their third preseason game, it appears Baltimore once again may need to look for outside help. On the Ravens first play from scrimmage during Saturday’s game against the Lions, Watson went down and needed to be helped off the field. The team later announced the 35-year-old suffered...
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Evan Fournier mocks his NBA2K character on Twitter

With the NBA season approaching, NBA2K has been releasing rankings for players in the 2017 version of the popular video game. For Evan Fournier, it wasn’t the rating he had an issue with. Fournier was assigned a rating of 78, but he was more concerned about the look of his character. The Magic guard posted a screenshot via his Twitter account and inquired who the guy wearing his...
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Rex Ryan regrets ‘stupid decision’ to play Tyrod Taylor

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan opted to sit most of his first-stringers for Friday night’s preseason loss to the Washington Redskins. “I’m doing what’s best for our team,” Ryan told the team’s TV broadcast at halftime, per Mike Rodak of ESPN. “We want to show up at the starting game of the regular season.” Unfortunately however, starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor...
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Is Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams ready to throw in NBA towel?

  After finally winning his first NBA championship in 13 seasons, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams may be about to sail off into the sunset. According to a report by Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com on Saturday, Williams is “strongly considering” retirement. The veteran’s “balky knee,” his “desire to coach,” as well as “the obvious chance to go out as a...
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Throw fantasy chips on Dak Prescott with injured Tony Romo out

Dallas Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is going to be thrust into a starting role much sooner than anyone expected. With news breaking on Saturday that Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back, the Cowboys are Prescott’s team indefinitely. From a fantasy football standpoint, Prescott is as intriguing as they come. He has the ability to make plays with his legs and has looked...
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Romo expected to miss 6-10 weeks with broken bone in back

The Dallas Cowboys have announced that Tony Romo suffered a broken bone in his back during Thursday’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said Romo is still expected to play at some point this season, though Pro Football Talk is reporting the 36-year-old could miss up to 10 weeks. Cowboys QB Tony Romo to miss 6-10 weeks with broken...
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NFL weighs in on Kaepernick protesting national anthem

The NFL released a statement on Saturday regarding Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest the national anthem. Not surprisingly, Kaepernick will not face any disciplinary action. According to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports, the NFL says it encouraged players to stand during the national anthem but will not force them to do so. NFL statement on Colin Kaepernick: "Players...
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Westbrook’s new Jordan ad takes shot at Kevin Durant?

A new ad spot for Jordan Brand featuring Russell Westbrook was released this week, and it may or may not include a veiled swipe at Kevin Durant. The 30-second commercial shows Westbrook running down a basketball court that eventually turns into an airplane runway. The only words in the ad are “some run, some make runways.” Some run, some make runways. #AJXXXIhttps://t.co...
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Kaepernick explains why he is protesting national anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was making a political statement when he chose to remain seated during the playing of the national anthem Friday night. In an interview with NFL Media’s Steve Wyche, Kaepernick admitted he is taking a stand against the United States. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people...
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Kaepernick chooses not to stand during national anthem

It appears San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was looking to make a statement on Friday night when he chose not to stand during the national anthem. Before his team’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, Kaepernick remained seated during the playing of national anthem. In a statement to Pro Football Talk, the Niners said they respect Kaepernick’s right...
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Andy Reid expects more kickoff returns “than ever” before

The NFL has repeatedly adjusted kickoff rules in recent years in an attempt to decrease the potential danger of the play. But after adding an additional five yards to a touchback ahead of the 2016 season, it would appear as if their plan is about to backfire. Through two weeks of the preseason, touchbacks are down and kick returns are up. According to NFL Media research, of the...
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Carlos Ruiz leaves farewell message for teammates

On Thursday, Carlos Ruiz was traded from the Phillies to the Dodgers. Before leaving, he had a few final words for his teammates. Ruiz was drafted by the Phillies back in 1998 and since breaking into the majors in 2006, Philadelphia is the only team he’s played for. It’s understandable departing would be emotional for the 37-year-old catcher as he’s made a lot of friends throughout...
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Dwyane Wade’s cousin fatally shot while pushing stroller in Chicago

Dwyane Wade’s 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was fatally shot on Chicago’s South Side while pushing her child in a stroller on Friday afternoon, his family and local police tell NBC Chicago. The shooting, which occurred at 3:30 p.m. local time on the 6300 block of South Calumet, was allegedly a gang-related incident gone awry. Two men reportedly approached a third man when...
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Texas Tech coaches use fake social media accounts to spy on players

Young men tend to be a little bit foolish at times, so coaches Texas Tech have decided to use that to their advantage. While many professional and college programs have strict rules when it comes to social media use, with some even banning it outright, Kliff Kingsbury and his fellow coaches have come up with a different tactic. Rather than trying to enforce a ban or restrictions...
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San Francisco Giants inching closer to a record they really don’t want

Entering the All-Star break, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball at 57-33. Since the All-Star break, they rest comfortably in the Major League Baseball cellar with a record of 12-25. Despite Matt Moore’s near no-hitter in a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night, the Giants’ current slump has them inching towards an all-time record. And...
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Rays to release longtime OF Desmond Jennings

Desmond Jennings is about to catch the next plane out of Tampa Bay. The Rays announced on Friday that they will be releasing the struggling outfielder on Saturday. The #Rays will be releasing OF Desmond Jennings tomorrow. — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) August 26, 2016 The 29-year-old used to be one of the top prospects in the Rays organization and has been with the team...
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John Wall: ‘Stop saying I’m watching money, I’m not’

Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall has been the subject of some negative publicity in recent days, but he took some time on Friday to fire back at his critics. In a video message via UNINTERRUPTED, Wall disputed claims that he’s been “watching money.” .@JohnWall reacts to critics, clears the air: "Stop saying I'm watching money, I'm not."https://t.co/btkBBeF4re...
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D’Qwell Jackson: Time for Joey Bosa to end his holdout

The San Diego Chargers have made it abundantly clear how they feel about first-round pick Joey Bosa and his holdout in recent days, and Bosa’s camp has made it no secret how they feel about the Chargers in return. The back-and-forth has generated national headlines, but now it’s beginning to rub other NFL players the wrong way. During a Thursday appearance on NFL Network...
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Clint Dempsey out of World Cup qualifying due to irregular heartbeat

United States men’s national team forward Clint Dempsey won’t play in any World Cup qualifying matches next week, and will also be sidelined for the Seattle Sounders for the foreseeable future. In a statement released by the Sounders on Friday, the team said the 33-year-old Dempsey is undergoing medical evaluations due to an irregular heartbeat. Seattle Sounders FC today announced...
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Peyton Manning will finally get his revenge on Rob Lowe

Four years ago, actor Rob Lowe caused quite a stir in NFL circles when he tweeted that then-Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning was going to retire following a series of neck surgeries. Ultimately, Lowe’s stint in the sports media world was short-lived and his tweet was promptly deleted after Peyton’s father, Archie Manning, dismissed the retirement rumors. Manning...
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Kobe Bryant: ‘A real competitor’ would not be intimidated by Warriors

Kobe Bryant wouldn’t be scared of the Golden State Warriors, and he doesn’t think you should be either. Bryant appeared on Thursday’s edition of “The Jim Rome Show” and said he was happy for Kevin Durant, but he wouldn’t be scared of him and his teammates. “I was happy for him. This is something that he wants to do man, he’s happy with his decision,” Bryant said...
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Scherzer annoyed by loud Orioles fans at Nationals Park

Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer takes his home-field advantage very seriously. Speaking with reporters after blanking Baltimore 4-0 on Thursday night, Scherzer said that he was irritated by loud Oriole fan infiltrators making noise in the eighth inning at Nationals Park. “I just had emptied the tanks in the eighth, and gave everything I got there in the eighth...
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Dana White: Vince McMahon is a madman, but I respect him

There’s a lot of crossover between the WWE and the UFC these days, so that means Dana White and Vince McMahon are in regular contact to discuss business. Given that both are hard-headed executives who excel at what they do, there’s undoubtedly a lot of pushing and pulling that goes on. But at least in recent years, the two have made things work relatively seamlessly and they’ve...
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Lynch still giving Rawls, Michael advice

What’s Marshawn Lynch up to these days? Well, he’s in Australia with the Cal football team, and he’s also giving the current crop of Seattle Seahawks running backs some advice. That is according to Seahawks back Christine Michael, who recently spoke to Lynch by phone along with his teammate Thomas Rawls. “Me and Thomas, we talked to him two days ago on the phone,” Michael...
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Report: Tyler Eifert hoping to return in Week 4

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert hasn’t had much of a concrete timetable for a return to action after undergoing offseason ankle surgery. But now we’re beginning to get a better idea of how he’s progressing. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network on Friday, Eifert is targeting Weeks 4-6 for his return but is hoping to be ready by Week 4. #Bengals TE...
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