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Report: Members of Knicks organization want to part ways with Carmelo Anthony

The relationship between Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson has seemingly deteriorated to the point of no return, and the end result could very well be Anthony packing his things and leaving The Big Apple in the near future. Following Anthony’s brief meeting with Jackson on Tuesday, Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported that there are some within the New York Knicks organization who believe...
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Davante Adams unlikely to practice until Saturday

The Green Bay Packers are already thin at wide receiver, and could be facing further trouble on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy admitted that receiver Davante Adams, who sprained his ankle in last Sunday’s divisional round battle with the Dallas Cowboys, is unlikely to practice until Saturday. Not great news from McCarthy on #Packers WR Davante Adams' ankle: "Curious to see him move...
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Sean McVay: Kirk Cousins can be a Super Bowl winning quarterback

As Washington Redskins offensive coordinator, Sean McVay had a big role in Kirk Cousins establishing himself as a viable NFL starter. Now, with McVay off to coach the Los Angeles Rams, he reaffirmed his belief that Cousins can lead a team to the promised land, calling him “a guy you can absolutely win a championship with.” “When you look at Kirk over the course of his career...
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Report: Sixers to consider run at Jrue Holiday this summer

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be throwing it back to the pre-Process days? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, the Sixers “will take a hard look” at New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday this summer in free agency. The 26-year-old Holiday, who is averaging 13.9 points and 7.1 assists per game this season, played the first four seasons of his NBA...
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Carmelo sounds annoyed after 'short' meeting with Jackson

Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks president Phil Jackson finally had a sit-down meeting on Tuesday, and it sure doesn’t sound like they accomplished much. Anthony told reporters Wednesday that he is no longer concerned with what the team’s management thinks of him and has instead shifted his focus to his teammates and the court. Marc Berman of the New York Posts described...
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Durant: Harden could have thrived as Thunder's sixth man

Kevin Durant briefly allowed himself a look back, and he thinks there were a few chapters left to be written about Oklahoma City’s former Big Three. Durant told Anthony Slater of the Mercury News that he believes James Harden could have thrived in a sixth man role with the Thunder had he not been traded to Houston. “I think he’d have stayed in that role. I think so,” Durant...
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Landon Collins: Giants defensive backs turned down boat trip invite

The New York Giants’ defensive backs were not on the infamous Miami boat trip a week before the playoffs, but it turns out they could have been. Safety Landon Collins confirmed Wednesday in an appearance on SportsCenter that the defensive backs could have been on the boat, but chose to do something else instead. “We actually were invited. We decided not to go,” Collins said...
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Report: Rodgers, brother had 'blow-up' that led to family feud

Aaron Rodgers is not on speaking terms with several members of his family, and the drama supposedly began when the Green Bay Packers quarterback and his younger brother Jordan had a massive argument. A source close to Rodgers told People Magazine that Aaron and Jordan have had a life-long rivalry that took an ugly turn roughly two years ago when a disagreement became a massive “blow...
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Rex Ryan gives his truck Clemson treatment after Bills firing

Rex Ryan goes all-in when he gets a new job, which can make for some awkward moments if and when he loses said job. When he landed with the Buffalo Bills, Ryan put his Ford pickup in a Bills wrap, similar to something you might see in a hypothetical Buffalo Super Bowl parade. Well, Ryan got fired in Buffalo, so he quickly got to work re-outfitting his truck, and here is the result...
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Bill O’Brien will call plays for Texans, won’t hire OC

The Houston Texans fired offensive coordinator George Godsey this week, and they apparently have no interest in filling the vacant position on their coaching staff. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Texans head coach Bill O’Brien is planning to call the offensive plays next season. O’Brien was an offensive assistant for the New England Patriots for five years...
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Report: McDaniels could stay with Pats until Belichick retires

Many were surprised by New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels passing up all available head coaching opportunities in this particular cycle. A new report indicates, however, that he may be content to wait things out for the right situation. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, McDaniels wants a “ready-made situation” where he can work under a general...
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Report: Manziel 'dead serious' about making NFL comeback

Johnny Manziel has done very little in recent months to indicate he is anywhere close to returning to the NFL, but he is apparently not ready to give up on his football career. According to a report from TMZ, sources close to Manziel say the former Cleveland Browns quarterback is “dead serious” about making an NFL comeback. Manziel has supposedly been trying to remain sober...
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Colin Cowherd thinks Tom Brady is playing for his job in AFC Championship

Like many others in sports radio, Colin Cowherd has made a living off of providing hot takes and making outlandish statements. But he may have outdone himself with his latest comments about Tom Brady. During his FOX Sports radio show Tuesday, Cowherd noted that Brady has not played all that well in his past two playoff games. If Brady struggles against the Pittsburgh Steelers this...
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Fournette signs endorsement deal with Under Armour

Under Armour has signed yet another star athlete to its roster, as the sports apparel company is set to announce that it has inked a multi-year deal with former LSU running back Leonard Fournette. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports that Fournette’s deal with Under Armour is one of the most valuable endorsement contracts ever for a rookie. “We have a roster of athletes that we choose...
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Rider coach on pulling players off floor before handshakes

Rider head coach Kevin Baggett says his decision to pull his players off the floor before shaking the hands of the Siena players and coaches Tuesday night had nothing to do with sportsmanship. After a scuffle broke out near the end of the game, Baggett felt going through the handshake line might lead to another incident. “I decided to not shake hands, because I didn’t want...
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Antonio Brown apologizes for airing locker room video

Antonio Brown sent out an apology via his Twitter account on Tuesday night for airing the celebration inside the Pittsburgh Steelers’ locker room following the team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Not only did Brown’s video violate the privacy of his teammates — especially by airing some of them in various forms of undress — but it gave some extra motivation...
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5 X-factors for the conference championship games

The saying is that “defense wins championships,” but as the NFL heads into conference championship weekend, the primary focus will be offense, offense and more offense. Of course, that’s to be expected when four of the league’s most elite and capable offenses round out the sole remaining survivors — survivors that feature quarterbacks Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Matt...
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Oregon WR defends coaches, blames 'out of shape' teammates

The new coaching regime at Oregon may have already come under fire for holding workouts that left three players hospitalized, but they appear to have some support within the program. Ducks wide receiver Darren Carrington, who just completed his junior season, defended strength coach Irele Oderinde for the grueling conditioning workouts that resulted in the hospitalizations. In fact...
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Oregon suspends strength coach Irele Oderinde after hospitalizations

Oregon suspended new strength coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after recent workouts led to the hospitalization of three players. The Ducks recently hired new head coach Willie Taggart, who assembled a coaching staff that was looking to make an impression on the program. That led to some harsh workouts for the program’s players beginning last week, resulting in the hospitalization...
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Kevin Durant implies he will stay with Warriors long term

Kevin Durant gave Warriors fans a very strong sign during Tuesday’s groundbreaking of the new Chase Center. The Warriors broke ground on the Chase Center, which will be the team’s future home in San Francisco. The plan is to have the stadium open for the 2019-2010 season. Durant, who signed a one-year deal with the Warriors over the summer with a player option for 2017-2018...
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Chris Paul to miss 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

The injury bug has bitten the Los Angeles Clippers once again. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that nine-time All-Star point guard Chris Paul has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will undergo surgery on Wednesday. He is expected to miss roughly six-to-eight weeks of action. Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is...
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Jimmy Butler: Being voted All-Star starter would mean ‘absolutely nothing’

Jimmy Butler doesn’t give a hoot about your #NBAVote. Before Tuesday’s game against Dallas, Butler, who was selected to his second career All-Star team last year and attended the festivities despite being injured, said that being voted an All-Star starter this year would mean “absolutely nothing” to him, per KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Butler, who attended All...
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Ben Boulware gets perfect tattoo, sticks it to Desmond Howard

Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware got a tattoo to commemorate the Tigers’ national championship earned last week, and he chose a very special placement for it. Boulware, who was a stud in the national championship game and star for the Tigers all season long, got the tattoo on his heel. Why? To stick it to ESPN analyst Desmond Howard, who had said Clemson’s Achilles’ heel was...
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Michael Kopech clocked at 110 mph on throw

Aroldis Chapman may have to watch his back, because there is another flamethrower coming for him. Michael Kopech, a top pitching prospect who was dealt from Boston to the White Sox in the Chris Sale deal, was clocked at 110 mph by a pocket radar on a throw at the APEC training facility: First day of max velocity throws for @MichaelKopech5 .... Is 110mph good? pic.twitter.com...
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Report: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coaching job

Only one team of the six NFL franchises with vacancies has not yet made a head coaching hire, and that is because they reportedly are waiting on one in particular. The San Francisco 49ers want to offer Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their head coaching job and are willing to wait until Atlanta’s season is over to do so. 49ers plan to offer their HC job to Falcons...
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