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Report: Jose Bautista nearing deal to return to Blue Jays

Jose Bautista appears to be on the verge of returning to Toronto. According to a report by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com on Sunday, the Blue Jays have emerged as the front-runner for the six-time All-Star slugger with the two sides said to be nearing a deal. Source: #BlueJays have emerged as the front-runner for Jose Bautista. He's nearing a deal with the club. #Toronto @mlb —...
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Chris Conley hit in helmet by Sean Davis

Sean Davis was called for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Chris Conley. The Chiefs were facing a long third down and threw over the middle towards the goal line. Conley dropped the pass — but it was clear why. He was hit in the head by Davis: That helmet to helmet on Conley made...
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Jordy Nelson not commenting on his status for Falcons game

The Green Bay Packers are moving on in the playoffs, which means wide receiver Jordy Nelson will have another week to heal. But Nelson is not ready to say whether or not he’ll be able to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons. Nelson told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Tom Silverstein that he is feeling “a lot better” than how he did the day...
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Tom Crean goes off on player for last second alley-oop (Video)

Tom Crean was not at all happy with a showboat attempt by two of his players in the closing seconds of Sunday’s victory over Rutgers. With Indiana up by 19 and less than ten seconds remaining in regulation, Devonte Green threw an alley-oop to Freddie McSwain on a fast break. McSwain was unable to convert just before time expired. What followed was a visibly angry Crean, who let...
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Dallas Cowboys hit with memes after playoff loss to Packers

The Dallas Cowboys had a fantastic season as they went 13-3 and earned the top seed in the NFC, but all that meant nothing on Sunday. The ‘Boys lost to the Green Bay Packers 34-31 in an instant classic. “America’s Team” has a huge fan base that includes die-hards and band-waggoners alike, leaving them vulnerable to memes. The Cowboys were not spared at all from the embarrassment...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers-Falcons betting line changes after big bet on Atlanta

The betting line for the NFC Championship Game next weekend between the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers changed immediately after a big bet came in on Atlanta. The original line was set at Atlanta -4, but it quickly moved to -4.5 and -5 at different sports books after big bets came in on the Falcons. First bet on NFC Championship Game @LVSuperBook is on the favored Falcons...
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Marquette King punts items at grocery store (Video)

Marquette King loves to punt. The Raiders’ loss to the Texans last week means their 2016 is over. However, that hasn’t stopped Marquette King from doing what he’s really good at, punting. On Sunday, King shared a video of himself kicking items in an aisle at the grocery store along with the words “I’m addicted.” I'm addicted… pic.twitter.com/YTcEn3mVg9 — Marquette...
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WATCH: Cook gets both feet in on amazing catch, Crosby kicks Packers into NFC title game

The Green Bay Packers survived a comeback attempt by the Dallas Cowboys in Sunday’s NFC playoff game, and they won 34-31 on a kick by Mason Crosby on the final play. But what set that up was a great catch from Jared Cook. Cook had 6 catches for 104 yards and a touchdown, but the big one came on a 3rd and 20 from the Packers’ 32 with 3 seconds left. Cook was on the sideline...
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Cole Beasley Wikipedia page updated after big hit

Cole Beasley’s Wikipedia page was briefly updated during the Cowboys’ game against the Packers. After making a reception late in the second quarter of Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game, Beasley was the recipient of a big hit from Packers safety Kentrell Brice. You can see the play below. Shake it off @Bease11! Toughness knows no size. #GBvsDAL pic.twitter.com/9aDWrNcrks...
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Carmelo not happy with criticism from Jackson's friend

There’s more drama in New York centering around the relationship between Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson. On Thursday, Jackson’s former assistant and close confidant Charley Rosen wrote a column for FanRag Sports that was extremely critical of Anthony. In it, Rosen wrote that Anthony’s legs were going, criticized his defense, and said that Anthony has “outlived his usefulness...
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Rodgers' father confirms QB does not speak with family

The strained relationship between Aaron Rodgers and his family became national news when the Green Bay Packers quarterback’s younger brother Jordan spoke about it on “The Bachelorette” several months ago, and now Rodgers’ father is addressing the elephant in the room. In a feature on Rodgers from Karen Crouse of the New York Times, Rodgers’ father Ed confirmed that Aaron...
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Sonny Dykes to join TCU staff as offensive analyst

Sonny Dykes has already found new employment a week after being let go by Cal. The former Golden Bears head coach will join TCU as an offensive analyst, according to the Star-Telegram. Dykes went 19-30 over four seasons at Cal. His highlight was an 8-5 season in 2015 with Jared Goff as his starting quarterback. The Golden Bears went 5-7 last season. Cal was said to be upset with...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers still interested in Ian Kinsler as fallback option

The Los Angeles Dodgers are determined to plug their current hole at second base one way or the other. According to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe on Saturday, the Dodgers may consider four-time All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers as a fallback option. The Dodgers have been hot on the trading trail of this elite power-hitting second baseman, but...
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Arrowhead Stadium freezes over ahead of Sunday playoff game

If you needed further evidence that the NFL made the right decision in postponing Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game by a few hours, here you go. Stadium employees were hard at work Sunday afternoon getting the place ready for the evening kickoff, and among their tasks was clearing a significant amount of ice off the seats in the wake of a weekend ice storm. 1/4 inch of...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aikman adds to Cowboys' QB conflict with Romo praise

A full quarter of Sunday’s playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers didn’t even pass before calls began for Tony Romo to replace Dak Prescott. The Packers got out to a hot start and led 14-3 when the calls for Romo came. Then when the score became 21-3, things really got out of hand, with FOX TV analyst Troy Aikman even talking about what Romo can bring...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Hood has no structural damage after scary knee injury

The Utah Jazz can breathe a major sigh of relief. According to a report by Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday, Jazz swingman Rodney Hood has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee but no other structural damage after undergoing an MRI. Tribune sources: Rodney Hood underwent an MRI this morning and has been diagnosed with a bone bruise. No other structural...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carroll dismisses notion that Hawks' title window is closing

The Seattle Seahawks suffered a 36-20 playoff defeat on Saturday, and it left some wondering if the best days are behind this iteration of the team. Coach Pete Carroll, however, doesn’t buy that one bit. “We’re right in the middle of it,” Carroll said of the team’s championship window, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “It ain’t over. We’re right in the middle...
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Kelly Olynyk injured his ankle tripping over little kid

The luck of the Irish was certainly not with Kelly Olynyk this weekend. According to Chris Forsberg of ESPN, the Boston Celtics center rolled his right ankle tripping over a little kid while warming up for practice on Sunday and was unable to participate. Jay King of MassLive.com adds that the child in question was one of the assistant coach’s sons. Apparently, the Celtics have...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo would only approve trade to Cavs, Clippers

Carmelo Anthony might consider a trade after all, but only to two specific destinations. According to FanRag Sports’s Charley Rosen – a close confidant of Knicks president Phil Jackson – Anthony would only waive his no-trade clause to go to the Cleveland Cavaliers or Los Angeles Clippers. The reasons are easy to infer. Being on one of those two teams would give him two benefits...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Clayborn out for playoffs with torn biceps

Adrian Clayborn exited the Atlanta Falcons’ playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday with a biceps injury, and the extent of the injury apparently is pretty severe. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Falcons defensive end is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a torn biceps. Source: #Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn tore his bicep and is out for...
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Isaiah Thomas: I would never bring family into trash talk

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas says he did not curse at Dennis Schröder’s mother during Friday night’s game. In fact, Thomas insists he would never do anything of the sort. Thomas, who took to Twitter after the game to defend himself, was asked about the alleged incident again on Sunday. “Yeah, I don’t talk about nobody’s mom, I don’t cuss at nobody’s moms...
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Wrestling legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dies at 73

Wrestling icon Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has died at the age of 73. The wrestling Hall of Famer had been battling stomach cancer and succumbed to the disease, his family announced on Sunday. His daughter, Sarona “Tamina” Snuka, posted this message on Instagram: I LOVE YOU DAD #FOREVERMYDAD #RestWell #FamiliesAreForever #BestDad #SnukaLegacy A photo posted by SaronaSnuka...
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Jordy Nelson hopes to be able to play next week if Packers advance

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is hoping to get back on the field next week if his team can get past the Dallas Cowboys. Nelson told Stacey Dales of CBS Sports that he’s still resting and rehabilitating, and the biggest challenge is to get back to normal breathing. Just talkd 2 Jordy Nelson on field in DAL. On the pain of his broken ribs "a pain no one wants to...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rose's agent admits Knicks shouldn't have been left in dark

Derrick Rose’s agent admitted that his client should have done things a little bit differently when taking leave from the New York Knicks. B.J. Armstrong believes that Rose should have sent the organization a text to at least notify them of the situation before going home to Chicago. Here's Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, on how a 'simple text' could have resolved Monday...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Romo wants to be traded to Broncos

The Dallas Cowboys have yet to say anything publicly about their future plans for Tony Romo, but the veteran quarterback is reportedly eyeing one potential landing spot if the team decides to trade him. According NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Romo would prefer to be traded to the Denver Broncos if he is moved. However, John Elway may not be interested. Was asked about #Cowboys’...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss
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