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Yasiel Puig to play Tuesday after being benched two games

After being benched for two games, Yasiel Puig is expected to return to the Dodgers’ lineup for Tuesday’s game. Puig made the final out in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Giants on Saturday when he tried to steal second base and was thrown out. As a result, manager Dave Roberts benched Puig for Sunday’s game. On Monday, Puig was once again not on Roberts’ lineup card. This time...
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LeBron James explains his ‘U bum’ tweet about Donald Trump

LeBron James on Monday explained his viral tweet about Donald Trump. On Saturday morning, James woke up to the news that President Trump had tweeted that he was rescinding an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House in honor of winning the NBA championship. Trump’s tweet came less than a day after former NBA MVP Steph Curry said he would not visit the White...
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Report: Bucs LB Lavonte David week-to-week with ankle sprain

Good news, Buccaneers fans: the injury news on Lavonte David is more encouraging than initially believed. David left Tampa Bay’s Week 3 game against Minnesota with an ankle injury. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport then reported on Monday that an MRI showed David had a high ankle sprain and was expected to miss at least a month. Despite that report, Tampa Bay coach Dirk Koetter said David’s...
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These ‘Jeopardy!’ contestants had no clue on NFL questions

A group of contestants on “Jeopardy!” Monday evening proved that while they may be knowledgeable about many subjects, football is not among them. During “The Jeopardy!” round, one of the categories was “NFL teams by Hall of Famer.” That asked contestants to name the team the Hall of Famer represented. Two of the players were “Mean Joe” Greene and Marcus Allen. The...
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Von Miller advertisement pulled after anthem protest

As a result of his actions prior to the Broncos’ game against the Bills, a local dealership has requested an advertisement featuring Von Miller no longer be featured on a Denver television station.Sunday was a day unlike we have ever seen around the NFL. Prior to games around the country, teams and players across the league protested racial inequality and showed solidarity in response...
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Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players prior to anthem, later stands

A lot of questions were asked prior to the start of Monday Night Football about how the Dallas Cowboys would handle the national anthem. Team owner Jerry Jones made it clear that he did not like protests during the anthem, and there was some thought that Cowboys players were discouraged from doing so. Well the questions were finally answered, and it seemed the Cowboys came to a...
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Magic Johnson compares Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram to himself and James Worthy

Magic Johnson is clearly high on the potential of what Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram can become while wearing the purple and gold. During Johnson’s heyday, he was the catalyst for the “Showtime” Lakers that captivated fans across the country with their flashy, up-and-down the court style of play. Those teams teams featured Johnson leading the fast break and having options like...
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Ranking the 20 best players in the NBA’s Eastern Conference

With all the shuffling in the NBA this offseason, the common sentiment among fans is that all the talent has headed West — with the exception, of course, of Mr. LeBron Raymone James. Earlier this summer, I swung by the Big3’s tour stop in Charlotte, and the legend Clyde Drexler had this to say: “The West, in my opinion, had the majority of the good players. After all these...
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Jim Harbaugh wants Big Ten to address ‘unsportsmanlike’ opposing locker rooms

Jim Harbaugh has some serious concerns about the conditions of opposing locker rooms and wants the Big Ten to address them.Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines beat Purdue on the road Saturday 28-10. Harbaugh spoke at length Monday about the poor conditions of the visiting locker room, noting the issue wasn’t isolated to Purdue, but rather something experienced many places he’s been...
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Alejandro Villanueva ’embarrassed’ he stood alone for national anthem

Alejandro Villanueva was the only Pittsburgh Steelers player to emerge from the locker room when the national anthem played on Sunday, and the offensive lineman says he is filled with regret over the decision making his teammates look bad. Villanueva delivered a statement about the situation on Monday, telling reporters the Steelers felt unified as a team Saturday night but “butchered”...
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Adam Gase rips ‘garbage’ Dolphins offense

The Miami Dolphins’ Week 3 loss to a rancid New York Jets team has head coach Adam Gase in a particularly sour mood. Speaking with reporters on Monday, Gase called the team’s offense “garbage,” per Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. The Dolphins failed to score a touchdown in the 20-6 loss to the Jets, who had yet to win a game in 2017. They weren’t much better in a narrow...
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Chuck Pagano: Andrew Luck could practice this week

The Indianapolis Colts may be poised to take a big step toward getting their quarterback on the field. Colts coach Chuck Pagano said Monday that, while he has not been cleared yet, there is a chance that Andrew Luck could return to practice ahead of the team’s Week 4 game. This is no guarantee that Luck is poised to play any part in the team’s next game, but a return to practice...
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Report: Melvin Gordon suffered ‘very minor’ bone bruise in knee

Melvin Gordon left Sunday’s game with an apparent knee injury, but the San Diego Chargers running back is reportedly not dealing with anything serious. According to Ian Rapoport of NFl Media, Gordon suffered a “very minor” bone bruise and would have returned to the game if he had his choice. Gordon was limited in practice all week with a knee injury, so it’s unclear if the...
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Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers should not have stayed in tunnel during anthem

The Pittsburgh Steelers presented their decision to stay off the field during the national anthem on Sunday as a unified decision to avoid controversy, but it is becoming quite clear that the move was controversial with some players. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger issued a statement via his official website on Monday saying that he felt the team should have approached the situation...
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Billy Donovan responds to Kevin Durant’s critical tweets

Billy Donovan is taking the high road in reply to Kevin Durant’s Twitter shade.Speaking at Media Day on Monday, the Oklahoma City Thunder head coach was asked about Durant’s recent tweets criticizing him.“We did communicate,” replied Donovan, per Royce Young of ESPN. “I enjoyed my time with Kevin. I felt like Kevin and I had a very, very good relationship. Outside of that...
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Carmelo Anthony discusses why he chose to join Thunder

Carmelo Anthony is officially a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and he has explained some of the reasons behind accepting a trade there. Anthony — dressed in a hoodie — shrugged off those who felt he would never play in a city like Oklahoma City, saying that he was excited to play with Russell Westbrook and was ready to “embrace” playing power forward. It’s safe to...
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Hassan Whiteside uses Twitter humor to recruit Dwyane Wade

Hassan Whiteside is doing what he can to bring the captain back home.The Miami Heat center had this hilarious tweet on Monday recruiting former teammate Dwyane Wade, who officially reached a buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls over the weekend, back to the team: Whiteside, who played with Wade for his first two seasons on the Heat, has been expressing his interest in a reunion...
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Only Steeler who took field for national anthem leads NFL in jersey sales

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided as a team to remain in the locker room before their game Sunday while the national anthem was being played, but one player strayed from the pack and walked out of the tunnel to pay tribute to the American flag. That player now has the hottest selling jersey in the NFL. Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served...
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Paul George says he’s not set on Lakers in 2018

It may no longer be “Lakers or bust” for Paul George next summer. In an interview with Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports over the weekend, the Oklahoma City Thunder forward commented on the possibility of joining the purple and gold as a free agent in 2018. “You ask anybody, and who wouldn’t want to play for their hometown team?” said George. “Who wouldn’t want to go home...
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Gregg Popovich again goes after ‘disgusting’ Donald Trump

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been one of President Donald Trump’s biggest critics in the sports world, and he did not hold back Monday when asked about Trump’s latest comments. Asked to weigh in on Trump’s comments about NFL players and his non-invitation to the Golden State Warriors, Popovich did not mince words about what he thought, calling his actions “comical”...
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LeBron James on Kyrie Irving trade: I was ready to give him the keys

All indications are that LeBron James was legitimately blindsided by Kyrie Irving’s decision to force his way out of Cleveland, and some thoughts that James shared on Monday all but confirmed that.When asked about Irving requesting a trade, LeBron told reporters he made an effort to understand what it was exactly that had made the star point guard unhappy. He also said he was ready...
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LeBron James would ‘love’ to have Dwyane Wade on Cavaliers

Not surprisingly, LeBron James has fully endorsed a potential Cleveland Cavalier move for Dwyane Wade. James said Monday during the NBA’s media day that he would “love” to have Wade join him in Cleveland. Wade was bought out by the Chicago Bulls over the weekend and is now in the hunt for a new team. The Cavaliers are reportedly in the mix for the veteran guard, and it’s...
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Report: Lavonte David will miss at least a month

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers looked lost on defense in a 34-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3, and things could get even worse going forward without one of their most important defensive players. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, an MRI revealed that linebacker Lavonte David suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday. He is expected to miss at least four games. David, a former...
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Odell Beckham willing to accept ‘consequences’ of his end zone antics

Odell Beckham Jr was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after scoring his first touchdown of the season on Sunday, but the star wide receiver did not express any regret over costing his team 15 yards.After the game, which the Giants lost to the Eagles on a last-second field goal, Beckham said he is willing to accept the “consequences” of trying to give his team a spark.“We...
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Cavaliers expecting Isaiah Thomas to be ready by January

The Cleveland Cavaliers have set a target date for the debut of new point guard Isaiah Thomas. According to Jason Lloyd of the Athletic, the Cavaliers have set January as their target date for Thomas’s Cleveland debut. This falls right in line with the fears Cleveland had about how long Thomas might end up being out. There is a little wiggle room for the point guard to return before...
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