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Celtics shopping Rajon Rondo to Lakers, Rockets, Mavericks

The Boston Celtics may finally be prepared to trade Rajon Rondo. While Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has maintained for weeks that he is not actively shopping Rondo, Sam Amick of USA Today reports that the Celtics have had discussions with the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks regarding a potential...Read More
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Sean Weatherspoon talks trash on Twitter, says Falcons won’t let him talk to media

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is confident his team is going to beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday to remain in the hunt for the NFC South division crown. Weatherspoon has not played this season after he suffered a torn Achilles over the summer, but he’s still willing to take on trash-talking Saints fans...Read More
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Chris Stigall basically said he should be fired for Phillies fan comments

Chris Stigall, a morning radio host for a CBS AM affiliate in Philadelphia, made some despicable comments earlier this week about a 23-year-old Phillies fan who is battling a rare form of cancer. If you listen to what Stigall said, you’ll probably agree that CBS’ decision to fire him should not be a difficult one....Read More
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Matt Kemp reportedly has arthritis in both hips; trade being held up

The San Diego Padres have yet to complete their trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers for star outfielder Matt Kemp, and that may be because the 30-year-old has failed his physical. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Padres are consulting medical experts after Kemp’s physical revealed he has a problem with both of...Read More
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Harbaugh turned down Michigan money in 2011

Whether Jim Harbaugh is actually interested in the Michigan job or not, it would simply be bad business for him to come out and say he will not be the next head coach of the Wolverines. If nothing else, Harbaugh can use Michigan’s desperation as leverage. There have already been reports that Harbaugh wants to...Read More
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Radio host Chris Stigall apologizes for remarks about Phillies fan with cancer

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Chase Utley made a surprise appearance on “Ellen” earlier this week to meet a 23-year-old woman who is battling a rare form of cancer. Chris Stigall, a morning host on WPHT 1220 AM in Philadelphia, saw this as an opportunity to crack some jokes. Julie Kramer has been diagnosed with stage 4...Read More
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Report: Bears in disbelief over Cutler benching

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced on Wednesday that $100 million man Jay Cutler is being benched in favor of Jimmy Clausen. While one report indicates the Bears offensive players believe Clausen is going to “light it up” because he’ll run the plays that are called, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports that there...Read More
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Darrelle Revis feels sad for Rex Ryan

The New York Jets are one of the worst teams in football this season, and their former star cornerback can’t help but feel sympathetic for them. Darrelle Revis, who has always had a great relationship with Jets coach Rex Ryan, was asked on Wednesday for his thoughts on New York’s 3-11 record. “It’s kind of...Read More
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Greg Schiano reportedly a candidate for Pittsburgh job

Pittsburgh University now has openings for both a head football coach and an athletic director. Due to the latter position opening up, Greg Schiano may now be interested in filling the former. On Wednesday, Pittsburgh announced that Steve Pederson is out as AD. Pederson was in his second stint as the AD at Pitt, having...Read More
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Michael Vick has almost paid off all his massive debt

New York Jets quarterback has almost crawled his way completely out of financial trouble — something that seemed nearly impossible when he filed for bankruptcy in 2008. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Vick is “weeks away” from getting out from under what was once an $18 million debt. At one point, Vick owed $6.5 million...Read More
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Larry Sanders dirty push causes Nicolas Batum to fall hard (Video)

Larry Sanders committed a dirty play on Wednesday night when he pushed Nicolas Batum from behind as Batum was going up for a dunk, causing the Blazers forward to fall hard on his face. Sanders was charged with a flagrant one foul for the dirty act, and Batum was well enough to get up and...Read More
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LeBron James gets testy with Kenny Roda’s question

LeBron James got testy with a Cleveland reporter’s question after the Cavaliers lost 127-98 to the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. During his postgame news conference, Cavs head coach David Blatt called the loss embarrassing. In light of Blatt’s description of the defeat, WHBC’s Kenny Roda asked whether LeBron felt the loss was embarrassing. James...Read More
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Bears players believe Jimmy Clausen will ‘light it up’

Many believe Jimmy Clausen starting for the Chicago Bears on Sunday is a lost cause, but apparently that is not the feeling in the team’s locker room. According to NFL Network’s Michael Silver, “Bears offensive players believe Clausen will ‘light it up,’ simply because he’ll run offense as prescribed.” Head coach Marc Trestman’s offensive system...Read More
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Bo Pelini calls Nebraska AD a ‘c–t’ and ‘p-ssy’

Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini ripped into Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst during a meeting with his players following his firing by the school on Nov. 30. Two days after being fired by Nebraska, Pelini met with his players in a private meeting at a local high school. Pelini wanted to talk with his players...Read More
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Marc Trestman starting Jimmy Clausen to try saving his job?

Is the decision by the Bears to start Jimmy Clausen over Jay Cutler a last-ditch effort by Marc Trestman to save his job? A report on Tuesday said the Bears are likely to fire Trestman after the season. There has been fighting among teammates, coaches criticizing players anonymously, while both the offense and defense have...Read More
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Jimmy Clausen to start for Bears over Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears plan to start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this week over Jay Cutler, according to a report. ESPN’s Adam Schefter says a source tells him Clausen will be the guy. The Bears are 5-9 and have lost three in a row. The benching comes amid a season where Cutler leads the league with...Read More
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NFL Week 16 expert picks against the spread – Del’s picks

If you took Del’s advice for Week 15, you killed it once again. Del followed up a 9-6-1 showing in Week 14 with an even better week, finishing 11-4-1 in Week 15. And guess what? The top picks went 2-0 once again. I hope you’ve been cashing in on those all season long, because 22-12...Read More
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Reggie Miller: Michael Jordan on his worst day better than Kobe on his best day

Reggie Miller is the latest to weigh-in on the MJ vs. Kobe debate, and he says it is not even a competition. Miller joined “The Dan Patrick Show” for his weekly Tuesday visit and was asked which player was tougher to guard. Miller played from 1987-2005 and faced both players, so he gave his answer...Read More
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Reports: Michigan makes huge offer to Harbaugh

Michigan still does not have a football coach, and it still appears as though the San Francisco 49ers are going to part ways with Jim Harbaugh after the season. Many people believe those two pieces of information are closely related. Take this for what it’s worth, but a number of “inside sources” tied to the...Read More
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Brad Halsey claimed he was on cocaine for Bonds record HR

Troubled former MLB pitcher Brad Halsey was found dead at the base of a cliff on Halloween, and people are still unsure whether his death was suicide or accidental. One thing we know for certain is that Halsey had multiple issues with drugs and likely had mental problems. USA Today’s Josh Peter did a profile...Read More
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Report: Some teammates refused to acknowledge Johnny Manziel in pregame

Despite a horrendous performance against the Cincinnati Bengals, Johnny Manziel has the support of Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine for at least another week. Can the same be said of Manziel’s teammates? According to Pam Oliver of Fox Sports, some of the Browns players may not have been behind Manziel before last Sunday’s game....Read More
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Kevin Durant calls bulls— on stars not wanting to play with Kobe Bryant

Kevin Durant isn’t buying all of the stories about Kobe Bryant costing the Los Angeles Lakers top free agents because of his attitude. In a recent interview with Sam Amick of USA Today, Durant said he would be perfectly content playing alongside Kobe. And to those who claim Bryant has deterred quality players from signing...Read More
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Report: Ray McDonald’s home searched as part of rape investigation

Police reportedly searched the San Jose home of San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald on Tuesday in relation to a rape investigation. According to to ABC 7, San Jose police received a call from a local hospital regarding a patient who was being treated as a possible sexual assault victim. Officers spoke with the...Read More
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Bo Pelini takes swipe at Nebraska

Bo Pelini was formally introduced as the new head football coach at Youngstown State on Wednesday, and he wasted no time taking a shot at his former employer. Pelini now works for Jim Tressel, who many of you may know from his days of leading Ohio State to three national championships and winning one of...Read More
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Iguodala gets technical for mocking Conley travel

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night thanks in part to a late-game travel from Mike Conley that was not called. With just over three minutes remaining, Conley gave the Grizzlies a seven-point by taking one step too many on his way to the basket. The Warriors were furious, and rightfully...Read More
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