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Packers fire special teams coach after disastrous season

The Green Bay Packers blew a spot in the Super Bowl in epic fashion and someone had to pay the price. That person was special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum. Slocum was fired by Packers head coach Mike McCarthy Friday following a disastrous season across the board. Two of Slocum’s worst moments came in the NFC...Read More
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WATCH: Serena Williams loses point for yelling "come on!"

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova got into a battle of yells while squaring off in the finals of the Australian Open Saturday, and Williams even lost a point because of her exuberance. Sharapova and Williams went back and forth trading loud “C’mon” yells during the second set of the match. Trying to pump herself up...Read More
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Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard had brief handshake (Video)

One of the more notable moments from the Australian Open on the women’s side came after the quarterfinal match between Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard. Sharapova romped in the match 6-3, 6-2 to remind the 20-year-old that she still has some work to do. Sharapova was ecstatic to be advancing to the semifinals, so she...Read More
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Serena Williams’ boyfriend-coach Patrick Mouratoglou: not thinking about Steffi Graf yet

Serena Williams is one of the most accomplished tennis players in the sport’s history, but she is still chasing one big mark: the one set by Steffi Graf. Graf has the record for all tennis players with 22 grand slam singles titles. Williams is tied for second with Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert with 18,...Read More
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Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao close to deal for fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are inching closer to reaching a deal to fight in May, according to reports. TMZ reported Friday that the two sides reached agreement to fight at the MGM Grand on May 2, which is the venue and time of year for typical Mayweather fights. However, other boxing reporters say...Read More
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TJ Lang: Suh wanted to fight me after stepping on Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang says Ndamukong Suh was so charged up in the Week 17 game between the teams that the Lions defensive lineman challenged him to a fight. Lang was on the radio Friday with 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit and said Suh stepping on teammate Aaron Rodgers led to their...Read More
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Mick Foley disqualified from wing eating contest for cheating (Video)

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley may have gotten away with using foreign objects during his wrestling career, but skirting the rules at a chicken wing eating competition was not as easy. Foley was a contestant at Wing Bowl 23 on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. When officials saw him trying...Read More
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Rex Ryan: Seahawks need to ‘take the air out of the football’

Rex Ryan has made a number of media appearances during the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, and the new Buffalo Bills head coach continues to prove he has not lost his sense of humor. During an appearance on the CBS Eye on Football podcast this week, Ryan snuck in a couple of...Read More
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Jim Mora tweets photo to LSU recruit Maea Teuhema, claims he was hacked

UCLA head coach Jim Mora has had an up-and-down relationship with Twitter, and it abruptly ended once again on Thursday evening. As Bruins Nation noted, Mora tweeted a photo of five-star offensive guard Maea Teuhema wearing a UCLA jersey. It appeared to be an obvious recruiting tactic, but it was also a recruiting violation. Why?...Read More
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Kobe Bryant planning to return next season

Kobe Bryant is 36 and has suffered a number of significant injuries over the past few years, the most recent of which is a torn rotator cuff that will sideline him for the remainder of the 2014-2015 season. He still isn’t planning to call it a career. On Thursday, Bryant said he intends to be...Read More
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DeMarcus Cousins calls out writer for five-year-old tweet

DeMarcus Cousins has been patiently waiting for five years to call out Clay Travis of FOX Sports, and the Sacramento Kings center finally got his opportunity on Friday. Five months before Cousins was taken by the Kings with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, Travis predicted that the former Kentucky star...Read More
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WATCH: Porn sounds played during Predators broadcast

FOX Sports Tennessee had some serious “technical difficulties” during the broadcast of the Nashville Predators’ game against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. As Jim Diamond of Rinkside Report first noted on Twitter, fans who were watching the game may have heard some unusual sounds. Unless, of course, you don’t consider the sound of...Read More
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Rob Gronkowski, Marshawn Lynch were hilarious on Conan (Video)

On Thursday, we showed you a sneak preview of Rob Gronkowski and Marshawn Lynch appearing on “Conan” earlier this week. It did the full segment — which aired on Thursday night — no justice. Forget what you know about Lynch from his salty sessions with the media. He and Gronkowski were downright hilarious. The two...Read More
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Adrian Peterson raced Kevin Hart after comedy show (Video)

So @kevinhart4real challenged #AdrianPeterson to a 40 yard dash at 1 in the morning! Crazy part is he was kinda close! Lol! #AustinTexas #WhatNowTour A video posted by Ernestine Johnson (@natural_e_poetic) on Jan 29, 2015 at 5:51am PST Kevin Hart is currently on tour and was recently in Austin, Texas. While in the home state...Read More
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Joe Montana: Tom Brady had to have ordered deflated footballs

Joe Montana isn’t buying the defenses from Tom Brady and Bill Belichick as they relate to the “deflategate” controversy. Montana, who won four Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers, believes the Patriots’ footballs in the AFC Championship Game could only have been underinflated at the direction of Brady. “If I ever want a ball...Read More
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Timberwolves promote return of Mike Miller, not Kevin Love, back to Minnesota (Video)

The Cavaliers will face the Timberwolves on Saturday in what will be the first game for Kevin Love in his old stomping ground since being traded last summer. However, the Timberwolves chose not to focus on Love leading up to the game. In the above hype video to build anticipation for the game, the Timberwolves...Read More
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Pittsburgh Steelers fans used by far more profanity on Facebook than other NFL fans

Pittsburgh Steelers fans are a potty-mouthed group of people, one new study suggests. ProofPoint says they analyzed the social media activity of some NFL fans on Facebook leading up to the Super Bowl. Their study was done by analyzing “the content posted to the Facebook pages of the twelve NFL playoff teams during the first...Read More
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Bucs believed to be going for Marcus Mariota with No. 1 pick

Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston are believed to be the two likeliest candidates to be selected No. 1 overall by the by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and early suggestions are that the Bucs may be leaning towards the former Oregon QB. ESPN’s Adam Schefter wrote a predictions column Thursday and mentioned that the sense is...Read More
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Brady hopes Peyton Manning comes back next season

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have been considered rivals throughout their careers, and Brady is hoping that rivalry continues next season. Brady was asked about his counterpart Thursday and said he hopes Manning returns for another season. “What a great player he’s been for this league,” Brady said via NFL.com. “He’s a great competitor, and...Read More
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Rasheed Sulaimon kicked off team over ‘recurring conduct issues’

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski shockingly announced Thursday that Rasheed Sulaimon had been kicked off the team for consistently being unable to live up to the standards of the program. There was no specific incident given as the reason for the junior guard’s dismissal, but it sounds like multiple issues led to this. “Rasheed has been...Read More
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Katy Perry cracks Marshawn Lynch, deflategate jokes (Video)

Katy Perry is more than just a halftime act at the Super Bowl — she’s also here to crack football jokes. Perry held her press conference Thursday ahead of her big performance Sunday during halftime of the Super Bowl. At one point Perry made a Marshawn Lynch reference by saying she was there so she...Read More
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Aaron Hernandez’s DNA found on bullet casing, joint near body

The Aaron Hernandez murder trial for the death of Odin Lloyd got underway Thursday in Bristol County, Mass., with both sides giving their opening statements. In his opening statement, Bristol County Assistant District Attorney Patrick Bomberg listed all the evidence that ties Hernandez to the crime, and it seems to be pretty strong. According to...Read More
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Exact PSI of Deflategate balls was not logged by officials

Before we provide you with some more information on the Deflategate investigation, we should note one thing — the NFL is not a court of law. If the league followed the same guidelines and regulations as our legal system, the New England Patriots would probably be off the hook already. On Thursday, NFL vice president...Read More
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Thomas upset he was tested for PEDs over health statement

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has been battling a shoulder injury since the NFC Championship Game, but he has every intention of playing in the Super Bowl. In fact, the four-time Pro Bowler has declared himself fully healthy. One day after telling reporters that his shoulder was perfectly fine, Thomas got a love letter from...Read More
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Josh Gordon: I thought I could drink in the offseason

Josh Gordon has admitted to drinking alcohol and failing a test because of it. However, the Cleveland Browns receiver claims he did not know the NFL would be testing him in the offseason. In a lengthy piece “he” wrote for The Cauldron, Gordon called out Charles Barkley, Cris Carter, Stephen A. Smith and other media...Read More
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