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Angels RP Cam Bedrosian has blood clot in pitching arm

The Los Angeles Angels recently placed relief pitcher Cam Bedrosian on the DL with tendinitis in his middle finger, but that’s just a minor part of his injury issues. The Angels announced on Wednesday that a CT angiogram revealed Bedrosian has a blood clot in his pitching arm. The OC Register says Bedrosian will see a specialist to see what his next step should be. Bedrosian,...
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Bryce Harper holds Katie Ledecky’s Olympic medals for first pitch

Olympic hero Katie Ledecky was in her hometown of Washington D.C. on Wednesday to throw out the first pitch prior to a Beltway Series game, and she humorously turned MVP Bryce Harper into her personal concierge. Ledecky won four gold medals and a silver at the Rio Olympics and brought them all with her to Nationals Park. But she wasn’t about to make her first pitch with them all...
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Texas A&M LB Josh Walker ‘no longer with the program’ after arrest

Linebacker Josh Walker has left College Station and “is no longer with” the Texas A&M football program following his arrest last Friday on suspicion of domestic violence. Walker, a junior linebacker, was suspended indefinitely following his arrest. Based on what Aggies head coach Kevin Sumlin is saying, the suspension appears to be much more than temporary. Kevin Sumlin...
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Yu Darvish hits first career home run (Video)

Coming into Wednesday’s game between the Rangers and Reds, Yu Darvish had just one extra base hit to his credit. He now has two and the second one was pretty impressive. Darvish came up to bat in the fifth inning and drove the fourth pitch he saw out of the ballpark for his first career home run. And it wasn’t a cheap one either. Take a look. Yuuuuuu cranked that…#PitchersWhoRake...
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Hope Solo to appeal suspension from U.S. Soccer

Hope Solo plans to appeal the suspension issued to her by U.S. Soccer, the executive director of the US Women’s National Team Players’ Association said on Wednesday. News emerged on Wednesday evening that Solo was suspended six months and had her national team contract terminated by U.S. Soccer. The suspension comes after Solo made controversial comments calling Sweden “cowards” after...
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Hope Solo suspended six months by U.S. Soccer

Hope Solo has been a fixture on the United States women’s soccer team for well over a decade. That, however, will not be the case for the immediate future. U.S. soccer announced on Wednesday Solo has been suspended six months for “conduct that is counter to the organization’s principles.” “The comments by Hope Solo after the match against Sweden during the 2016 Olympics...
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White Sox changing stadium name to Guaranteed Rate Field; internet begins mocking

The Chicago White Sox agreed to a deal on Wednesday that will see their stadium renamed Guaranteed Rate Field at season’s end, and the internet is having a blast mocking the new name. The new deal runs through the 2030 season and takes effect starting next year. The Cell will no longer be The Cell. #WhiteSox announce new ballpark naming rights partnership. “Guaranteed Rate...
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Report: Cavs ‘not even remotely’ considering Love trade

There’s no job security quite like the one that winning an NBA championship provides. Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love is quickly finding that out. According to a report by Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders on Tuesday, though “there are no shortage of suitors” for the three-time All-Star, trading away Love is “is not even remotely a consideration” for the Cavs....
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Pete Carroll says Thomas Rawls will be ready for season opener

Seattle Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls has yet to see game action since fracturing his ankle last December. But it looks like that will change in Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said on Wednesday that Rawls will sit out his third consecutive preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday but will play in Seattle’s season opener in...
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James Harrison on PED investigation: 'waste of time’

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is set to meet with NFL investigators for an interview as part of the Al-Jazeera probe on Thursday, but he’s not toning down his rhetoric before then. Harrison, who has been a vocal critic of the NFL’s investigation into the allegations, didn’t back down on Wednesday, calling the interview a “waste of time,” according to ESPN’s...
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Justin Blackmon sentenced in DUI case

Justin Blackmon was sentenced in an Oklahoma court on Wednesday for his DUI arrest in Dec. 2015. Blackmon, who is still under contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, received a one-year suspended sentence and probation, according to the Tulsa World’s Mark Cooper. Action News Jacksonville says the sentence involves 100 hours of community service and a year of district attorney...
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Bryan Stork reportedly considering retirement after trade to Washington

Bryan Stork was traded by the Patriots to Washington, but it sounds like his NFL future is in question. Reports came out early Wednesday saying the Patriots were considering releasing Stork. They eventually agreed to trade Stork to Washington for a conditional 7th-round pick. But after being acquired by Washington, reports came out saying the center was considering retirement. Here’s...
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McIlroy admits he was ‘pleasantly surprised’ by Olympic golf

After being one of those most critical of the concept of Olympic golf, Rory McIlroy is sort of coming around on the concept. McIlroy admitted that he’d watched a bit of the golf and came away impressed with how it turned out. “It pleasantly surprised me,” McIlroy said Wednesday, via Jason Sobel of ESPN. “There was more people at the golf events than there was at the athletics...
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Mike Mularkey says Titans will ‘find ways’ to get Derrick Henry on the field

DeMarco Murray will be the Tennessee Titans’ starting running back this season, but we should still be getting a healthy dose of Heisman winner Derrick Henry as well. Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said on Wednesday that, though he is behind Murray on the depth chart, the team will find ways to get Henry on the field, per Terry McCormick of TitanInsider. Mularkey said #Titans...
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Brock Lesnar, Jon Jones facing only one-year suspensions

Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones may have failed drug tests prior to UFC 200, but that does not necessarily mean the two will be suspended from competition for two years. As MMA Fighting points out, Lesnar and Jones both tested positive for Hydroxy-clomiphene. The U.S Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) considers this substance (as well as the Letrozole Jones also tested positive for) to be ...
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Steven Adams might ‘shoot some threes’ with Kevin Durant gone

“Always look on the bright side of life,” the Monty Python crew once sang. With Kevin Durant jumping ship this offseason, Thunder center Steven Adams is trying his best to follow that advice. In a press conference at the North Shore Events Centre in his native New Zealand on Wednesday, Adams saw the good that Durant’s departure might do for his game next season. “It isn’t...
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‘Madden’ developers hilariously respond to Dez Bryant criticism of rating

It’s “Madden” season, which means certain NFL players aren’t happy with their ratings. Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is one of them. Bryant received a 90 rating in “Madden ’17,” and he thinks that’s far too low. “I play Madden, I [expletive] love Madden,” Bryant said, via Will Brinson of CBS Sports. “They would do me like that? Oh my God. That is an insult, like...
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Huston Street cracks joke after season-ending knee surgery

Angels closer Huston Street is finished for the year after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday, but he’s trying his best to remain upbeat about the whole situation. Street, who has been sidelined since early August, needed the procedure due to “persistent medial knee pain,” but is expected to be back in 2017, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times...
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Antonio Cromartie explains situation with mother of first child

A representative for Antonio Cromartie shared some background regarding the situation between the NFL cornerback and the mother of his first child which helps explain the circumstances surrounding their case. On Tuesday we shared a report from TMZ Sports which said Cromartie used the money from his new contract with the Indianapolis Colts to pay back some owed child support, which...
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Chargers go public with Joey Bosa contract stalemate, no deal close

The stalemate between the San Diego Chargers and top pick Joey Bosa has gone very public and has the potential to get very ugly. Bosa turned down the latest offer from the Chargers, with the two sides “nowhere,” according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chargers proposed to Joey Bosa what they made clear is their best offer, source says. It was declined....
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Report: At least 20 MLB teams planning to scout Tim Tebow

Some of the Major League Baseball’s more successful teams are willing to at least give Tim Tebow a look as he tries to embark on a baseball career. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, at least 20 teams intend to send scouts to Tebow’s Aug. 30 showcase in Los Angeles. The Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, and Detroit Tigers are among teams that will send scouts to get a look...
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Gronkowski calls out Cowboys over 'Do Your Job' sign

The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of the team. Bill Belichick wanted to emphasize that his players stop worrying about...
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Yoenis Cespedes says he will not opt out of Mets contract

Yoenis Cespedes says he is planning to do something that is extremely uncommon for a professional athlete — turn down the opportunity to get a massive raise. Cespedes, who is once again producing big numbers for the New York Mets this season, signed a three-year contract with the team this past winter. The total deal is worth $75 million, but Cespedes has the ability to opt out...
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Devin Hester shares workout video, is not ready to retire

Devin Hester was released by the Atlanta Falcons last month and is recovering from offseason toe surgery, but the man many consider to be the best kick returner in NFL history is not yet ready to call it a career. On Wednesday, Hester shared a video on Instagram showing him planting and making cuts during a drill. A video posted by Devin Hester (@devin_anytime_hester_17...
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Team Great Britain's matching Olympic luggage, caused issues

Filed under great ideas in theory but not quite in practice: matching luggage for Great Britain’s Olympic team. Sure, it’s cool and a nice show of solidarity at first, but then you get to baggage claim and you realize that you have a pretty big problem. Just ask members of Team GB who arrived back in London and went to claim their bags, only to find that there was no real way...
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