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Old Jon Jones steroids tweet comes back to haunt him

A steroids-related tweet sent by Jon Jones prior to UFC 214 has gone viral following the UFC star's failed drug test.On Tuesday, news emerged that a sample taken from Jones prior to his fight against Daniel Cormier during last month’s UFC event tested positive for the steroid Turinabol. That makes a tweet Jones sent on July 21 incredibly ironic.Leading up to the fight, Jones posted...
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ESPN moves announcer named Robert Lee off Virginia game

ESPN is going out of its way to try and avoid controversies related to the highly sensitive matter that occurred in Charlottesville two weeks ago. Accordingly, they switched the assignment for a play-by-play announcer because of his name.ESPN confirmed on Tuesday night that they moved an announcer named Robert Lee off the Virginia-William & Mary football game on Sept. 2.“We...
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Jon Jones tests positive for steroids, reportedly stripped of title

The hits keep on coming for Jon Jones.Less than a month after defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, Jones tested positive for the steroid Turinabol, TMZ Sports reports. They say Jones has been stripped of his title, which will go back to Cormier, though Dana White says the fighter hasn’t formally been stripped yet.Jones is also facing a four-year ban for his second positive test...
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NBA players shocked by Cavs-Celtics trade

Not long after the Cavaliers and Celtics agreed to a blockbuster trade, players from around the NBA took to social media with their reactions.The NBA world was sent into a frenzy Tuesday evening when Cleveland and Boston agreed to a trade involving Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas. Fans weren’t the only ones surprised at the deal materializing seemingly out of nowhere. A few players...
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ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst sends funny tweet after breaking Irving-Thomas news

Basketball truly never stops. Brian Windhorst knows that as well as anyone.The ESPN reporter broke some news on Tuesday when he shared a report via Twitter about the Celtics and Cavaliers being on the verge of a Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade. Here’s the tweet he sent: Windhorst wasn’t the first reporter to break the news, but nonetheless he was in the thick of things. And...
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Emmanuel Sanders involved in car accident on way to team facility

Emmanuel Sanders was involved in a car accident on his way to the team facility Tuesday morning, according to a report.9 News in Denver says the Broncos wide receiver was driving in the center median in Parker, Colo. early Tuesday morning on his way to the team’s facility. Another vehicle, also backed up in traffic, swerved into the center median and supposedly swiped Sanders.Though...
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Report: Celtics have 'strong belief' Irving will re-sign

The Celtics gave up quite a bit in their trade for Kyrie Irving on Tuesday, so it is no surprise that they are reportedly confident they can keep the star point guard in Boston for many years to come.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Celtics made the deal for Irving with a “strong belief” he will eventually sign an extension with the team. Irving is said to be ...
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Old Isaiah Thomas tweet about LeBron goes viral following trade

Isaiah Thomas may have a little clarifying to do when he first sees new teammate LeBron James.Thomas was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday in a blockbuster deal. Thomas is on an expiring contract and recovering from a hip injury, so the Celtics traded him, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the 2018 Brooklyn Nets draft pick to the Cavs for Kyrie Irving.After the trade happened...
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Dwyane Wade reacts to Cavs-Celtics trade news

Let’s just say that Dwyane Wade was keeping his eyes on the biggest trade news of the day.After reports said the Cavs and Celtics were discussing a Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas trade, Wade sent the following tweet including the eyeballs emoji: Wade is on vacation out of the country, so there is little doubt he was pretty surprised to hear of the blockbuster trade while he was...
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Reports: Cavs, Celtics complete trade involving Irving, Thomas

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have reportedly agreed to a blockbuster trade that will see them swap All-Star point guards.According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports and several other NBA reporters, the Celtics will send Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round pick to Cleveland in exchange for Kyrie Irving. In addition to being...
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Larry Fitzgerald thinks ex-teammate Anquan Boldin should be in Hall of Fame

Greatness recognizes greatness, and that’s exactly what Larry Fitzgerald is doing with former teammate Anquan Boldin.Speaking with the media on Tuesday, the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver was asked if he thinks that Boldin, who announced his retirement earlier this week after 14 seasons in the NFL, belongs in the Hall of Fame.“I believe so,” replied Fitzgerald,  according...
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Report: Cavaliers, Celtics discussing Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics are reportedly discussing what would be the biggest NBA trade of the entire summer.According to Shams Charania of the Vertical, the Cavaliers and Celtics are in “active discussions” regarding a trade that would see the teams swap point guards Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas. This would be a stunner. It had been reported that the Celtics...
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LeBron James’ camp reportedly confident Dwyane Wade will end up on Cavs

LeBron James seems to believe that a reunion with his ex-Heatles bandmate will be happening sooner rather than later.In an appearance Monday on “The Wine and Gold Talk Podcast,” Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com commented on the possibility of James and Dwyane Wade joining forces again, this time on the Cleveland Cavaliers.“As of right now, people close to James are fairly confident...
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Rockets great Elvin Hayes part of group trying to buy team

The Big E is putting in a bid for ownership at his old stomping grounds.In an interview with Marc Berman of FOX 26 Sports that was published on Monday, Houston Rockets legend Elvin Hayes revealed that he is part of a group attempting to buy the team.“We have met with the Rockets and had a very cordial and very nice, in-depth visit,” said Hayes. “We feel good about our meeting...
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Report: Beckham may take out 'massive insurance policy'

Odell Beckham Jr had an injury scare during Monday night’s preseason game against the Cleveland Browns when he was hit low by a defensive back, and the play was exactly the type that has the star receiver wanting a new contract as soon as possible. And if he doesn’t get a new deal before Week 1, Beckham will take measures to protect himself.Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports...
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Report: Smaller-market teams support Pacers in tampering case against Lakers

The Indiana Pacers are embarking on a noble crusade for the little guy — at least in the eyes of their peers on the NBA totem pole.According to a report by Bob Kravitz of WTHR on Monday, smaller-market teams are supporting the Pacers in their case against the Los Angeles Lakers for allegedly tampering with Paul George.Per Kravitz:There’s word that other small- and mid-market...
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Chuck Pagano: Still no timeline for Andrew Luck’s return

With just over two weeks to go until the official start of the 2017 season, the Indianapolis Colts still insist they have no idea when their starting quarterback will be able to return.On Tuesday, Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star asked Chuck Pagano if Luck is running out of time to be ready for Week 1. The Colts head coach said there is still no timeline for Luck’s return...
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Jerry West didn’t want to leave Warriors: ‘I was very happy there’

The Logo apparently would have liked to stay in the Bay.In an interview with Tim Kawakami of The Athletic that ran on Tuesday, West opened up about his departure from the Golden State Warriors.“Frankly it was very sad, OK? It really was,” said the Basketball Hall of Famer. “A place where I thought that if I was going to work another year or if somebody wanted me to work another...
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Report: Trent Richardson signing with CFL team

If Trent Richardson isn’t going to get another chance in the NFL, the football league up north will have to do.According to a report from 3DownNation.com, Richardson was traveling to Canada Tuesday to finalize a deal with the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. The report claims Richardson’s agent has been selling the former Alabama star to CFL teams for “at least a month”...
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Doug Pederson: LeGarrette Blount will be ‘a big part of our offense’

There have been some rumblings that LeGarrette Blount may not make the Philadelphia Eagles’ 53-man roster after he has looked unimpressive in the preseason, but head coach Doug Pederson put that talk to rest on Tuesday.Pederson was asked about Blount’s roster security, to which he responded that the 30-year-old running back is a “beast” and will have a big role in Philly’s...
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Jerry Jones refuses to comment on reported Goodell extension

We have no idea if Jerry Jones would have been in favor of Roger Goodell getting an extension before Goodell decided to suspend Ezekiel Elliott, but now is probably not the best time to ask the Dallas Cowboys owner his opinion.In his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan Tuesday, Jones said he is not going to comment about whether he feels Goodell deserves to have his contract extended...
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Jay Cutler admits losing in Chicago wore him down

Jay Cutler suffered through some miserable seasons toward the end of his career in Chicago, which is probably the main reason it took a starting quarterback going down for him to find work this offseason. And despite what Internet memes may tell you, all the losing took its toll on the man they call “Smokin’ Jay.”After he went 12-23 in his last 35 starts with the Bears, Cutler...
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Browns players explain motivation behind anthem protest

More than a dozen Cleveland Browns players decided to organize a group protest of the national anthem before Monday night’s preseason game, and one player who took a knee explained the motivation behind the demonstration.Veteran linebacker Christian Kirksey says he and his teammates were praying.“If anyone was wondering what was going on in that circle … we were praying over...
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Ezekiel Elliott spotted hanging out on luxury boat at Texas lake

Ezekiel Elliott may end up having to miss nearly half of the 2017 NFL regular season, but the star running back is not going to sit around and mope about it.Elliott, who recently filed an appeal of his six-game suspension, spent some time on the water at a Texas lake Sunday afternoon. TMZ reports that Elliott was not seen drinking alcohol and was just hanging out with friends, but...
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Jon Gruden: Manziel’s chances of returning to NFL are ‘slim’

Will we ever see Johnny Manziel back in the NFL as a player again? Jon Gruden doesn’t think so.Gruden was serving as the analyst for the Monday night preseason football game between the Cleveland Browns and New York Giants. During the game, ESPN showed a graphic of all the quarterbacks who have started for the Browns in the last two decades. Manziel was shown in the graphic, which...
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