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Jerry Rice tells Colin Kaepernick not to ‘disrespect’ the flag

There has been no shortage of people commenting on the Colin Kaepernick national anthem protest, and the latest to weigh in is San Francisco 49ers legend Jerry Rice. Rice sent a tweet on Monday night in which he said “All lives matter.” He also said Kaepernick should not “disrespect” the flag by refusing to stand for the anthem. All lives matter. So much going on in this...
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Tim Tebow gets contract offer from Venezuelan baseball team

On the eve of his showcase for MLB teams Tuesday, Tim Tebow received his first legitimate contract offer to play professional baseball. According to Yahoo’s Jeff Passan, the Aguilas del Zulia in Venezuela have offered Tebow a contract to play on their winter league team. “He’s a great talent,” Aguilas general manager Luis Amaro told Yahoo Sports about Tebow. “He’s an...
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Chris Bosh responds to questions about basketball activity

With the NBA season getting closer by the day, an ever present topic around the Miami area is the status of Chris Bosh. On Monday, the 11-time All-Star wanted everyone to know he has been participating in basketball activities. Bosh missed the end of last season as a result of a blood clot being discovered in his left leg. It marked the second consecutive season to end early due...
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Colt Lyerla arrested for heroin possession

Former Oregon Ducks tight end Colt Lyerla was arrested for one count of possession of heroin in Oregon on Sunday. The Oregonian reported the news of the arrest, which is the latest in a long line of trouble for Lyerla. Here’s the statement from the arresting officer about the circumstances of the arrest: I observed him in his vehicle with what I thought at the time was a straw...
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Bill O’Brien could see JJ Watt being ready for Week 1

The word on J.J. Watt’s status continues to indicate positive news for the Houston Texans. Last week a report said Watt expects to return to practice this week for the Texans, ahead of the team’s final preseason game. Head coach Bill O’Brien also made comments on Monday indicating he could see Watt being ready for Week 1. “I’m not committing to that, but I could definitely...
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Steve Kerr: Kevin Durant will play 'a lot' of power forward for Golden State

Kevin Durant will have to tweak his game some to effectively integrate into his new habitat in Golden State, and part of that may likely involve more consistent time at the power forward position. In an interview with Monte Pool of CSN Bay Area on Monday, Kerr said that Durant will get significant burn at the 4 next season. “He’s a really good rim protector, in a non-traditional...
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Report: Cowboys have reached out about Mark Sanchez

The Denver Broncos have reportedly received multiple calls about Mark Sanchez since they announced on Monday that Trevor Siemian well be the team’s Week 1 starting quarterback. According to Jane Slater of the NFL Network, one of those inquiries came from the Dallas Cowboys. Denver has contacted Dallas about a trade for Mark Sanchez. The Cowboys are not interested in a trade...
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Larry Bowa: Tebow's baseball experiment is 'disrespectful'

Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa has been in the sport of professional baseball for the last four-and-a-half decades. And when it comes to Tim Tebow’s big-league aspirations, he has some very strong opinions. In an interview with Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe over the weekend, Bowa called Tebow’s experiment disrespectful to the game. “Whoever’s idea it is...
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Puig helps coach first base for Dodgers' minor league team

How is Yasiel Puig’s exile at Triple-A Oklahoma City going? Not too badly, actually. He’s even getting some coaching experience. On Sunday, Puig stood in as the team’s first base coach, offering his teammates high fives and encouragement. #PuigYourCoach pic.twitter.com/bz32yxQXmw — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) August 29, 2016 Puig’s response? He was only trying to help. ...
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Seahawks reportedly releasing Brandon Browner

The Seattle Seahawks are folding up the welcome back carpet just as quickly as they rolled it out. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network on Monday, the Seahawks are releasing cornerback Brandon Browner. The #Seahawks are cutting CB Brandon Browner, source said. The homecoming didn't work out. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2016 Browner, 32, had just signed...
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David Ortiz feeling 'a little worn out' as season winds down

David Ortiz is winding down what he maintains will be his final season in Major League Baseball, and he’s offering more evidence to back his retirement reasoning. Ortiz admitted Sunday that he’s wearing down over the long season and has been so busy that he hasn’t been able to enjoy things as much as he’d like. “Very busy. Kind of tired of it, a little worn out,” Ortiz...
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San Francisco police demand apology from Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco Police Officers Association is unhappy with the recent comments Colin Kaepernick made about law enforcement corruption, and the organization is demanding an apology. In a letter addressed to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and 49ers president and CEO Jed York, SFPOA president Martin Halloran ripped Kaepernick for his “foolish statement” about the law enforcement...
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Jim Harbaugh says he does not respect Colin Kaepernick motivation, then backtracks

Colin Kaepernick’s former coach has weighed in on his actions during the national anthem Saturday. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh did not hold back when asked about Kaepernick refusing to stand for the national anthem, and he is not taking his former quarterback’s side. Harbaugh said that he did not respect Kaepernick’s motives or the way he went about it when speaking to the...
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Report: Romo has no ligament damage, to resume training soon

It probably won’t come as much solace to Dallas Cowboys fans, but Tony Romo’s back injury apparently could have been much worse. According to a report by Albert Breer of The MMQB on Monday, Romo avoided ligament damage in his back and could resume training in as soon as three weeks. One area where Cowboys and Tony Romo dodged a bullet -- No ligament damage in Romo's back...
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Cliff Avril 'surprised' over criticism of hit on Romo

Seattle Seahawks lineman Cliff Avril was responsible for the hit that ultimately knocked Tony Romo out for the start of the season, and he doesn’t understand why he’s getting hate for it. Avril told reporters that he was “surprised” by the reaction to the hit, and he has reached out to Romo after the injury. “I’m definitely surprised,” Avril said, via Gregg Bell of...
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Report: Lance Stephenson will work out for Pelicans

The enigmatic Lance Stephenson is still looking for a new NBA home, and the New Orleans Pelicans appear to be interested. According to a report from Brett Dawson of the New Orleans Advocate on Monday, Stephenson will work out for the Pelicans. Free agent Lance Stephenson will work out for the Pelicans, league source says. — Brett Dawson (@BDawsonWrites) August 29, 2016 The...
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Chargers sign Joey Bosa to four-year contract

No. 3 overall draft pick Joey Bosa can finally report to the San Diego Chargers. The team announced on Monday that it has agreed to a four-year contract with the former Ohio State star, ending the longest rookie holdout since the current collective bargaining agreement went into place. “We look forward to having Joey join us and getting him prepared as quickly as possible for...
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Ezekiel Elliott admits visiting weed shop was 'bad decision'

Ezekiel Elliott did a perfectly legal thing last week when he poked around a marijuana shop in Seattle, but the rookie running back acknowledged on Monday that is was not the best place for him to be. “It was a bad decision,” Elliott said, according to Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram. “Just seen it walking around. I was curious. Didn’t really think about it before I went...
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Broncos reportedly trying to trade Mark Sanchez

The Denver Broncos are, unsurprisingly, preparing to part ways with quarterback Mark Sanchez. After losing out on the quarterback job to Trevor Siemian, Sanchez is on the trade block in Denver, and he’ll likely get his release if the team cannot find a taker. Just heard Broncos are trying to trade Mark Sanchez. He could be cut today or tomorrow. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk...
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Dwight Howard trying new way to improve free throw shooting

Dwight Howard has committed to improving his free throw shooting, and he has an interesting way of going about it. Howard’s tactic is to shoot 19-footers, with the aim of gaining the muscle memory to help him at the free throw line when attempting shorter shots. He’s even working with a shooting coach, and as the video depicts, he’s actually not bad at it at all. Dwight...
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Branden Oliver Achilles injury video is one of the nastiest ever

San Diego Chargers running back Branden Oliver will miss the entire 2016 season after he suffered a torn Achilles in a preseason game over the weekend. Unfortunately, cameras captured the injury in great, great detail. If you’re squeamish and have no interest in seeing the exact moment Oliver’s Achilles popped, this is probably a good place to stop. The rest of you sickos can...
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Bryan Stork trade voided due to failed physical

Bryan Stork’s trade to the Washington Redskins is off after a failed physical. While it is unclear what led to the failed physical, the center — who has an extensive history of head injuries and missed eight games in 2015 — will not report to Washington, and the trade is off. Bryan Stork fails Redskins physical this morning. His rights will revert back to New England Patriots...
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Paul Kruger calls out Browns for 'wrong decision' to release him

The Cleveland Browns released linebacker Paul Kruger on Monday with two years left on a five year, $40.5 million deal. Kruger himself believes that the team is making a big mistake. Kruger issued a statement on Twitter shortly after his release went public, customarily thanking the organization and his teammates, but he ended with a rather defiant statement. pic.twitter.com/74ZN0Zdibv...
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Broncos name Trevor Siemian their Week 1 starter

The Denver Broncos announced on Monday that Trevor Siemian will be the team’s starting quarterback in Week 1. In a move that many saw coming, Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak decided to award the job to Siemian after a preseason in which none of the three quarterbacks expected to be on the Broncos’ Week 1 roster really stood out. Kubiak recently said he was impressed with the...
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Foster doesn’t see Kaepernick’s ‘form of protest’ as a solution

Arian Foster has never been shy when it comes to addressing racial inequality, and he supports the message Colin Kaepernick is trying to get across. However, even Foster disagrees with the way Kaepernick has chosen to take a stand. Over the weekend, Foster said he understands what Kaepernick is trying to accomplish but would not personally protest the U.S. national anthem. “I...
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