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Jerry Jones shares how close Cowboys were to drafting Johnny Manziel

The Dallas Cowboys passing on Johnny Manziel was one of the biggest disappointments of the NFL Draft. Dallas was sitting there at No. 16 with Manziel still on the board. Everyone knew that the team liked him and that they were strongly considering him. Everyone knows that Jerry Jones loves publicity and making the splashy/risky […]
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Emmanuel Sanders: Peyton Manning is a better leader than Ben Roethlisberger

Emmanuel Sanders has plenty of respect for his former quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, but it hasn’t taken him long to figure out that Peyton Manning is an even better leader. Sanders caught 11 touchdowns in four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and left to sign with the Denver Broncos in March. During an interview Friday with […]
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Ex-Tennessee players rip Derek Dooley, call him a loser

To say that some former Tennessee players are not fond of Derek Dooley would be a massive understatement. A number of ex-Vols had unpleasant things to say about Dooley while working a football camp over the weekend. Dooley went 15-21 over three seasons as head coach of Tennessee before being fired during the 2012 campaign […]
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Paul George takes cold-blooded shot at ex-Pacers coach Jim O’Brien

Paul George had some time on his hands Saturday and decided to host a 10-question Q&A on his Twitter account where he answered questions from some fans. George answered fun questions such as who his favorite players were growing up, what his favorite movie is, and his celebrity crush. But the best answer of all […]
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Manny Pacquiao laughed at Drake’s impression of him singing

One of Drake’s more notable bits when he hosted the ESPYs a few weeks ago was the skit he did mocking Manny Pacquiao. Drake dressed like Pac-Man and did a great impression of Manny singing. The bit was funny overall — Drake’s impression of Pacquiao was spot-on — but does that mean it went over […]
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Yankees fan returns lost Red Sox World Series ring

Drew Weber owns the Lowell Spinners, which is a minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Because of his affiliation with the organization, Weber received a championship ring after the Red Sox won the World Series last year. If not for an incredibly kindhearted New York Yankees fan, Weber might have only had the […]
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Michael Jordan ‘cool with’ LeBron James switching back to No. 23

LeBron James announced on Sunday that he has decided to wear No. 23 again in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. While it makes sense that LeBron would want to go back to his original number for the homecoming, the reason he cited for switching to No. 6 four years ago has kind of […]
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Chandler Parsons hanging out with Kendall Jenner?

Is Chandler Parsons the next professional athlete to get involved with the Kardashian clan? According to the New York Post’s Page Six, Parsons was spotted having dinner with Kendall Jenner on Saturday night. A person who was at STK Steakhouse in Los Angeles told the Post that Parsons and Jenner sat next to each other […]
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Dmitri Young has lost a ton of weight

Dmitri Young was known to many as “Da Meat” or “Da Meat Hook” during his 14-year MLB career. If you saw him now, you might not understand why. Young looks like a completely different person from the one that played 50 games with the Washington Nationals in 2008. The 40-year-old visited some of his former […]
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Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence comments (Video)

Stephen A. Smith opened Monday’s edition of ESPN’s First Take by apologizing for the comments he made last Friday about domestic violence and how women can help prevent it. Smith maintained that it was not his intention to blame domestic assault victims in any way but admitted that the remarks were “the most egregious error […]
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Drew Brees drug tested twice after saying he wants to play until he’s 45

There have been enough entertaining stories about random drug testing in the NFL over the years for us to know it is not truly random. Drew Brees believes he became an example of that over the weekend. When speaking to reporters from New Orleans Saints training camp on Friday, Brees said he feels as good […]
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Report: Rice’s wife pleaded with Goodell for light punishment

Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for his involvement in a domestic violence incident with his wife Janay Palmer at a casino over the winter. Given that the public was shown a video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out of an elevator and police reportedly had […]
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Bernard Pollard trolls Zach Mettenberger with ‘roll Tide’

It’s bad enough that former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger has to hear “roll Tide!” when he goes out in public. As many of you know, Mettenberger was sucker punched by an Alabama fan at a bar in Nashville last weekend. Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard must have found it pretty funny. During training camp over […]
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Joe Torre feels ‘terrible’ about omitting George Steinbrenner from speech

Joe Torre had a lengthy Hall of Fame speech at Cooperstown on Sunday in which he recapped in detail his glory days managing the New York Yankees. He mentioned multiple players and staffers with whom he worked throughout his career, and he thanked his family for all their help. But one thing Torre failed to […]
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Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother thinks he’s great at driving sh*t cars

Jeff Gordon crossed the finish line first on Sunday for his fifth Brickyard 400 win. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished ninth. Obviously, Earnhardt would have liked to finished higher, but it wasn’t meant to be. During times like this it’s always good to receive encouragement from mom, who almost always knows the right thing to say. […]
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Mario Balotelli poses for selfie with fans who ran onto pitch

There’s always the uncertainty of what’s about to happen when fans run out onto the field at sporting events. They know what their intentions are, but security and players don’t so it’s a nervous time until the intruders are apprehended. On Sunday, during a friendly match between AC Milan and Manchester City, two Milan fans […]
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Astros players resent Mark Appel’s promotion to Double-A

Having a 9.74 ERA in the minor leagues would usually result in a pitcher being released. In Mark Appel’s case, it led to a promotion. And that has members of the Houston Astros peeved. Appel, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft, was promoted from High-A Lancaster where he was struggling, […]
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LeBron James chooses to wear jersey number 23 with Cavaliers

LeBron James indicated over Instagram recently that he was considering switching jersey numbers from six back to 23 after signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Sunday, the 4-time league MVP announced on Instagram that he decided to go with No. 23: “23 it is! It’s only right I go back. 2·3=6 We still family 6. […]
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WATCH: David Ortiz does epic bat flip, home run trot vs. Rays

Your browser does not support iframes. David Ortiz is a king of the long ball and master of the bat flip. The Boston Red Sox DH crushed a 3-run home run in the top of the third inning of Sunday’s game with the Tampa Bay Rays, and he pimped it hard core. Ortiz took the […]
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Troy Tulowitzki attends Yankees game while on DL

Troy Tulowitzki has made no secret that he wants to play for a contender, and that reality seemed pretty evident Sunday when he decided to attend a New York Yankees game. Tulo is on the DL with a left hip injury that does not seem to be improving. He flew to Philadelphia to see a […]
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Jim Irsay hands out $100 bills to Colts fans

In case you didn’t already know it, Jim Irsay is pretty rich. The Colts owner showed up at his team’s training camp practice on Saturday and handed out $100 bills to some of the fans in attendance like he was Steve Nash handing out high-fives to teammates. Pretty cool, huh? Show up to training camp […]
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Dana White on Gina Carano contract talks: ‘It’s complicated’

Dana White just changed the UFC’s relationship status with Gina Carano to “it’s complicated.” White said last week that he planned to have Carano signed to a contract by the end of the week. That obviously didn’t happen, but White remains positive about the situation. “It’s complicated,” White said Saturday after the UFC on FOX […]
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WATCH: Minor league brawl gets crazy, 10 ejected

Post by KRNV News 4. 10 players were ejected from Saturday night’s Triple-A baseball game between the Reno Aces and Albuquerque Isotopes after the teams got in a brawl that took place right in front of onlookers behind home plate. The fight occurred during the top of the second inning of the game. One of […]
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GGG knocks out Daniel Geale after taking punch to face (Video)

Gennady Golovkin delivered for the fans once again with an early knockout on Saturday in his fight at MSG with Daniel Geale. GGG improved to 30-0 (27 KOs) with a third-round TKO of Geale that also included a second-round knockdown. What made GGG’s knockout so awesome is that he had just been punched in the […]
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Rumble Johnson destroys Lil Nog with TKO in 44 seconds (Video)

Rumble Johnson destroyed Lil Nog in 44 seconds to score a first-round TKO win at UFC on FOX 12 Saturday. Lil Nog hadn’t fought since beating Rashad Evans at UFC 156 in Feb. 2013 and the rustiness and age showed for the 38-year-old. He stood with Johnson and tried to trade punches, but he could […]
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