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Zydrunas Ilgauskas reportedly mentoring Joel Embiid at Sixers training camp

If there’s one big man who knows a thing or two about going on to a long, productive career despite being hampered by foot issues early on, it’s retired NBA great Zydrunas Ilgauskas. Now he’s looking to pass along some of that knowledge over to Sixers big man Joel Embiid. According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, Ilgauskas is present at the opening...
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Tyler Eifert reportedly not expected to play in Week 4

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert had been aiming to make his season debut in Week 4, but it looks like he may have to wait at least another week in order to do so. According to a report by Bob Holtzman of ESPN on Tuesday, Eifert is not expected to play on Thursday night against the Miami Dolphins. A Week 5 return against the Dallas Cowboys is seen as a more likely possibility...
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Wilson Ramos done for year with torn ACL

The Washington Nationals just clinched their third NL East division crown in the last five seasons, but the postseason crusade will have to march forward without the help of their All-Star catcher. According to a report by Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday, Wilson Ramos is out for the year after suffering a torn ACL. Horrible blow to #Nats: All Star catcher Wilson...
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WATCH: Tiger Woods awkwardly booted out of photo at Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods has played for the U.S. Ryder Cup team seven times during his remarkable golf career, so serving as a vice captain this year is going to take some getting used to. In fact, it already led to one embarrassing moment for the 14-time major champion. When the U.S. team was posing for photos on Tuesday, Tiger seemingly forgot he wasn’t actually playing in the event. A photographer...
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Mike Tomlin: Expect ‘a lot’ of Le’Veon Bell in Week 4

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is finished serving his three-game suspension to start off the 2016 season, and he is ready to dive face-first back into the fold. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday to expect “a lot” of Bell in Sunday’s Week 4 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, per Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Mike Tomlin on...
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Report: Rose not revealing true concern over rape investigation

Derrick Rose has maintained his innocence as he faces an ongoing rape investigation, but that does not mean the New York Knicks newest star feels confident in what the outcome of the case will be. Chris Mannix of The Vertical reported on Monday that Rose is “troubled by the uncertainty of his legal entanglements more than he is letting on.” When facing questions from the media...
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Todd Bowles had ‘come-to-Jesus meeting’ with Jets after loss

The New York Jets have a lot of work to do if they want to accomplish their goal of making the playoffs, and Todd Bowles is well aware of that. After an embarrassing loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, the head coach is hoping a fiery meeting helped him get through to the team. Before beginning a fresh week of preparation on Monday, Bowles addressed his players about finding an identity...
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Report: Pats ‘hopeful’ both Garoppolo, Brissett will be active

Despite coming away from their Week 3 win with a very grim outlook at the quarterback position, the New England Patriots could have both Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett available for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on Tuesday that the Patriots are “hopeful” both players will be active. #Patriots hopeful that both Jimmy Garappolo...
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Marlins players turned down boat invitation from Fernandez

As if the pain of losing a 24-year-old teammate isn’t enough, several Miami Marlins players are now haunted with one of the most crippling thoughts a person can have. That could have been us. In a chilling feature about the hours before Fernandez and two other men were killed in a boating accident, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports notes that Fernandez asked several Marlins teammates...
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Greg Hardy told police someone slipped cocaine in his wallet

Greg Hardy was arrested for possession of cocaine in Texas over the weekend, but the former Dallas Cowboys defensive end claims the drugs were not his. According to a police report obtained by NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, officers discovered 0.7 grams of cocaine in a wallet in Hardy’s car after a routine traffic stop. Hardy admitted the wallet was his, which makes sense because it...
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Lakers will decide on what to do during anthem as team

The Los Angeles Lakers are unsure of whether they will partake in national anthem protests or not during the upcoming season, but any decision they make will come as a team. First-year head coach Luke Walton told reporters on Monday that the team’s players and coaches understand the importance of the issues that inspired people like Colin Kaepernick to protest. “It’s obviously...
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Jerry Jones: Dez Bryant has not had MRI, should be good to go

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a knee injury during Sunday’s win over the Chicago Bears, but it may not even be serious enough to require an MRI. During his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan Tuesday, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he does not believe Bryant has undergone an MRI, despite reports that Dez was scheduled to have one Monday. Jones also hinted Bryant...
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Five biggest individual NFL performances of Week 3

Week 3 of the NFL regular season is now officially in the books and it provided a whole lot of excitement. There were several emotionally-charged games across the league that spurred on impressive individual performances. With that in mind, here’s a look at five players who stood out above the rest and dominated on an individual level. 5. Dustin Hopkins (kicker, Washington Redskins...
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LSU QB Danny Etling has funny comment about face injuries

LSU quarterback Danny Etling took an extremely unfortunate hit on Saturday — one that happened to come at a time where he wasn’t wearing a helmet. Despite that, the junior insists he is not going to miss any time. And as an added bonus, Etling says his social life has not been negatively affected by his newly-arranged face. “My health is good,” Etling told reporters on...
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Ed Orgeron reportedly made decision to fire Cam Cameron

When Ed Orgeron was named the interim head coach at LSU, his first major decision was firing his offensive coordinator. According to a report from Andrew Lopez of NOLA.com, LSU only fired head coach Les Miles. It was initially believed that offensive coordinator Cam Cameron was let go along with Miles as a package deal, but Lopez reports that Orgeron was given the option of keeping...
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Matt Ryan hilariously avoids making block

Matt Ryan showed off his veteran smarts when he pulled a Deion Sanders and thought better of giving up his body to block a massive defender on Monday night. Late in the Saints-Falcons game, Atlanta was trying to run out the clock and gave the ball to Devonta Freeman. Freeman ran to the right but then reversed course and headed left, which gave Ryan an opportunity to throw a block...
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Corey Kluber forced to exit start early with groin tightness

The Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation is getting dangerously close to reaching critical mass. Right-hander Corey Kluber was forced to exit his start against the Detroit Tigers on Monday early due to right groin tightness, per Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com. Kluber left game with right groin tightness. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) September 27, 2016 The former AL Cy Young Award...
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Tom Brady sunbathes naked on vacation in Italy

Tom Brady appears to be making the most of his suspension from the NFL. The New England Patriots quarterback traveled to Italy with wife Gisele for a nice getaway. Brady was even photographed sunbathing nude while in Positano. The NY Post shared the photos. https://t.co/EVbpiFNeFP — New York Post Sports (@nypostsports) September 27, 2016 Brady was suspended four games by the...
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Saints collide on muffed punt return (Video)

During Monday’s game between the Saints and Falcons, two members of New Orleans’ special teams unit were part of a bizarre moment. Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis was back to return a punt from Matt Bosher. While the ball was in the air, rookie De’Vante Harris collided with Lewis, leading to a loose ball. Harris attempted to gain possession, but was unable to. The Falcons...
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Pete Carroll planning on Russell Wilson practicing Wednesday

Russell Wilson may have a sprained MCL, but Pete Carroll isn’t acting like he’s too concerned about the status of his quarterback. The Seattle Seahawks head coach said he plans on Wilson practicing on Wednesday. “We’re planning on practicing him on Wednesday,” Carroll told reporters on Monday. Carroll also said it’s too early to say whether Wilson will be able to play...
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Nick Young reveals new nickname: Uncle P

Heading into the 2016-17 season, idiosyncratic swingman Nick Young is still on the Los Angeles Lakers, and it looks like he’s trying to turn over a new leaf. That apparently starts with retiring his famous “Swaggy P” nickname. At Lakers media day on Monday, a cheerful Young revealed that he’s now going by the moniker of “Uncle P” due to the team’s young roster, per...
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CJ Spiller to work out for Jets

CJ Spiller will be among several players to work out for the New York Jets on Tuesday, according to reports. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora shared the news about Spiller, who was released by the Saints earlier this month: CJ Spiller, who has familiarity in Chan Gailey's offense, among several players working out for the Jets in the AM — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September...
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Dee Gordon hits home run after tribute to Jose Fernandez (Video)

In the Marlins’ first game since the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez, Dee Gordon surely made his former teammate proud. When Gordon came up to bat in the bottom of the first inning, he did so wearing the batting helmet that belonged to Fernandez and stood in the batter’s box designated for right-handed hitters for the first pitch as a tribute to the two-time All-Star. Gordon...
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Jeremy Langford reportedly out 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle

The Chicago Bears are 0-3, and the news doesn’t get any better from here. According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on Monday, running back Jeremy Langford is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a sprained ankle. Bears expect RB Jeremy Langford to be sidelined 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle, per source. https://t.co/atPptt0dTT — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 26, 2016...
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Report: La'el Collins out 6-10 weeks with foot injury

The Dallas Cowboys are going to have a major hole to fill on their offensive line in the coming weeks, as La’el Collins has reportedly suffered a torn ligament in his foot and will miss a significant amount of time. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Collins is scheduled to have a second opinion to determine if he needs surgery. He is expected to miss 6-10 weeks. After going...
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