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Nationals, Rays have reportedly discussed Alex Colome trade

Still very much in need of a closer, the Washington Nationals may be turning their attention towards the trade market in an effort to land one. According to a report by Jon Morosi of FOX Sports on Wednesday, the Nationals have discussed a trade for righty reliever Alex Colome with the Tampa Bay Rays. #Rays, #Nationals have discussed closer Alex Colome in trade talks, sources say...
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Steve Smith wears Yoda costume to press conference

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith seems to have taken on a new identity, and it is one that may have him asking opponents something like this: “Judge me by my size, do you?” If you’re a “Star Wars” fan, you immediately recognized that as a famous Yoda quote. Now have a look at what Smith showed up to his press conference wearing on Wednesday: Steve Smith Sr...
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Hue Jackson: If Joe Thomas is traded I’m leaving with him

Joe Thomas is one of the few star players the Cleveland Browns have on their roster, which is why his name seems to come up in trade rumors year after year. But the Browns held onto Thomas through the trade deadline, and head coach Hue Jackson insists they will do the same going forward. On Wednesday, Jackson denied that there were ever any serious trade talks involving Thomas this...
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Cubs reportedly finalize deal for Wade Davis

One of the biggest names on the trade market is headed to the World Series champions. The Chicago Cubs have reportedly finalized a deal to acquire reliever Wade Davis from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for outfielder Jorge Soler. The Davis-Soler trade is now official. #Cubs get elite closer to try to defend title, #Royals get power potential in corner OF — Joel Sherman ...
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Report: ‘Well has been poisoned’ for Lane Kiffin as USF candidate

It doesn’t sound as if Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will be a candidate for the vacant USF coaching job. It’s not necessarily because of lack of interest, but rather something significantly more personal. With Willie Taggart leaving the Bulls to take the Oregon job, there was some talk that Kiffin might be a fit to replace him. ESPN reported Wednesday that Kiffin...
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Peterson planning to return if Vikings stay in playoff hunt

Adrian Peterson is planning to return at some point during the 2016 season, as long as the Minnesota Vikings remain in contention in the NFC. While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Peterson said he has felt good while running and cutting and is planning to be available sooner rather than later. If the Vikings are eliminated from playoff contention, however, he will not be back...
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Report: Chris Bosh may attempt comeback next season

Chris Bosh still wants to return to the NBA, but it sounds like it won’t be this year. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Bosh, who still wants to make a comeback, is more likely to do so next season than this. There is some importance to the timing of this for the Miami Heat, who still have Bosh under contract. If the team begins the process of removing Bosh from...
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Johnny Manziel tells Lamar Jackson not to go to Browns

If the Cleveland Browns are once again the worst team in football next season, they could end up in a position to draft Heisman Trophy favorite Lamar Jackson in 2018. For Jackson’s sake, Johnny Manziel is hoping that doesn’t happen. Manziel, who knows plenty about winning the Heisman and playing in Cleveland, told TMZ this week that he believes Jackson is a lock to be named...
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Report: DeSean Jackson ‘intrigued’ by prospect of reunion with Eagles

It turns out DeSean Jackson would be willing to think about returning to the City of Brotherly Love. According to Tim McManus of ESPN, a source close to the Washington receiver thinks he would be “intrigued” by the possibility of playing for the Philadelphia Eagles again, where he started his career in 2008 and remained until 2014. Despite a rather acrimonious parting of the...
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Willie Taggart to be named next head coach at Oregon

University of South Florida head coach Willie Taggart has reportedly been named the next coach at Oregon. According to a report from ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Taggart will replace the recently-fired Mark Helfrich. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen was the other finalist for the Ducks job. Taggart has coached at USF for the past four seasons, and the Bulls’ 10-2 record this season...
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Bowles informed media of QB change before telling Fitzpatrick

The sideshow that is the New York Jets rolls on, this time with a new plot twist. After Monday night’s embarrassing defeat to the Indianapolis Colts, Jets coach Todd Bowles told the media that Bryce Petty would start at quarterback ahead of Ryan Fitzpatrick for the remainder of the season. There’s just one problem: he didn’t tell Fitzpatrick first. “I’d been meaning to...
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Report: John Fox will be back with Bears in 2017

The Chicago Bears have not been a good team since they brought in John Fox as head coach prior to the 2015 season, but it sounds like the organization is willing to give him one more shot. Mike Mulligan of the Chicago Tribune reports that Fox is expected to remain with the Bears in 2017, despite the team’s current 3-9 record after a 6-10 season last year. Fox is expected to make...
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Report: JPP out six weeks after surgery on core muscle

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is expected to miss at least the rest of the regular season after undergoing surgery. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Pierre-Paul had surgery to repair a core muscle and will miss six weeks. Pierre-Paul shared a photo of himself in a hospital bed on Wednesday morning. Let's do this thing #90PowerCircle A photo...
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Raekwon McMillan gets Ohio State tattoo

Ohio State linebacker Raekwon McMillan may be heading into what he hopes are his final two games with the Buckeyes, but the recent tattoo he got will keep the school’s logo with him forever. McMillan showed off his new ink while speaking to reporters on Tuesday. Raekwon McMillan just got a new tattoo pic.twitter.com/tWyjVtNftI — Ari Wasserman (@AriWasserman) December 6,...
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Hassan Whiteside savagely stared down Justin Holiday after dunk (Video)

Unsuccessfully stopping a Hassan Whiteside dunk attempt might result in a vicious stare down. During the second quarter of Tuesday’s game between the Heat and Knicks, Justin Holiday went up to try and prevent Whiteside from dunking after the Heat big man collected an offensive rebound. Whiteside was not fazed and made the shot. Holiday was called for the foul. What followed was...
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Orioles brutally honest with Bautista reps on fit with team

The Orioles are in the market for outfield help, but it doesn’t appear Jose Bautista will be among the reinforcements. Major League Baseball’s winter meetings are taking place this week and with that comes a plethora of rumors about players changing teams. Representatives from each club are in attendance and it provides an opportunity to work out trades and check in with free...
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Report: Oregon has decided on new head coach

Oregon reportedly has made a decision on a new head coach and an announcement is expected to come soon. Nigel Burton, a Pac-12 Networks and Comcast analyst, says Oregon has made a decision on a new head coach and the official announcement should come within the next 24 hours. BREAKING: Heard from source w/ ties to UO ath dept, decision on new head football coach HAS been made...
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David Ortiz thinking about comeback after Chris Sale trade?

The Boston Red Sox’s addition of Chris Sale via trade on Tuesday seems to have David Ortiz contemplating a comeback. That’s according to the slugger’s Instagram account. Ortiz posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday of Sale, whom the Red Sox acquired from the White Sox. In his caption, Ortiz wrote, “My god my boy sale to Btown? You guys got me thinking.” My god...
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Rick Carlisle has harsh quote after Mavericks' loss

Rick Carlisle isn’t sugarcoating his team’s 4-16 start to the season. The Dallas Mavericks head coach commented on Tuesday about the team's lack of effort in a 109-101 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, two days after a blowout 107-82 victory over the Chicago Bulls. “Why we fell into that, I’m not sure,” Carlisle said of the Mavs’ lackadaisical performance, per...
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Agent: Derrick Rose has ‘good possibility’ of remaining with Knicks

The Knicks are having a pretty good season so far, and the talk is positive about Derrick Rose’s future in New York. Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong joined Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup” on Monday and was asked about how the Knicks are suiting the former league MVP. “I think this has been a great fit for him,” Armstrong told Sirius XM NBA’s “The Starting Lineup”...
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Report: Yankees have made offers to both Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen

The New York Yankees are hot on the prowl for an elite closer or two. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com on Tuesday, the Yankees have made contract offers to free agent relievers Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen. The Yankees have made contract offers to both Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) December 6, 2016 The 28-year-old Chapman, who was actually...
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JR Smith day-to-day after MRI on knee comes back clean

JR Smith is day-to-day for the Cleveland Cavaliers after the MRI on his injured knee came back clean, according to reports. Smith injured his knee during the Cavaliers’ game against their Eastern Conference rivals Toronto Monday, leading him to play just 10 minutes in the game. But both The Vertical’s Shams Charania and ESPN's Brian Windhorst report that the MRI came back clean...
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Dodgers have reportedly been in touch with Jose Bautista

Could a move from the AL East to the NL West be in store for Jose Bautista? Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star reported on Tuesday that the Los Angeles Dodgers have been in touch with Bautista. Griffin does add though that talks are on hold until the trade market further plays out and that the Dodgers, who are projected to be over $200 million in team payroll in 2017, may have...
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Jose Reyes to practice in outfield, could see time in CF

Expect Jose Reyes to be a versatile player next season. The New York Mets have said they will try Reyes out in the outfield during spring training. On Tuesday, manager Terry Collins said that Reyes could see time in center field. Terry Collins said Jose Reyes may see some time at CF if needed. They may prep Michael Conforto & Travis d'Arnaud for 1B in event of injury. ...
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Kevin Garnett attends Bucks practice in consultant role

The next stop on The Big Ticket’s post-retirement tour? Milwaukee. According to Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kevin Garnett attended Bucks practice on Tuesday in a consultant role. The 15-time All-Star big man was also said to be talking with youngsters Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thon Maker. Kevin Garnett at Bucks practice today in consultant role. Talking...
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