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Mike Trout to undergo MRI after suffering thumb injury

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout was forced to exit Sunday’s 9-2 loss to the Miami Marlins after suffering a jammed thumb following a headfirst slide into second base.Although initial X-rays came back negative, the reigning American League MVP will be sent for an MRI on Monday. After the game, Trout acknowledged he was “sore,” but didn’t care to speculate on the...
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Arum says Pacquiao would fight McGregor if Mayweather won't

Floyd Mayweather Jr still needs to agree to his side of the deal in order for his fight against Conor McGregor to happen. If for some reason UFC president Dana White can’t hammer out a deal with the Mayweather camp, Bob Arum is just a phone call away.Arum told TMZ over the weekend that his client, Manny Pacquiao, would be willing to fight McGregor after Pacquiao’s upcoming bout...
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Brandon Jacobs vows to expose Jim Harbaugh, get him fired

The public feud between retired NFL running back Brandon Jacobs and Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh took some nasty twists and turns this week. While appearing on the “Tiki and Tierney Show” on CBS Sports Network this past Thursday, Jacobs ripped his former coach, essentially saying he knew nothing about football. “I enjoyed my time [with the San Francisco 49ers], but we didn’t...
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St-Pierre cites eye injury for delayed UFC return

Georges St-Pierre has come out of retirement, but a minor setback has already delayed his UFC return.St-Pierre, who sports a professional record of 25-2, was initially slated to return in July against Michael Bisping for the middleweight championship — a fight that was officially announced in March — but claims he’s repeatedly informed the UFC that timeline wouldn’t work...
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Report: Amendola on roster bubble with Patriots

Danny Amendola recently agreed to take a pay cut with the New England Patriots for a third straight year, but that does not make him a lock to make the 53-man roster.With the Patriots having signed veteran wide receiver Andrew Hawkins last week, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com speculates the battle for the final receiver spot in training camp will come down to Hawkins and Amendola. New England...
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Yankees’ Aaron Judge belts first career grand slam (Video)

All rise! Court is now in session. Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the third inning, New York Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge stepped to the plate with the bases juiced. And after getting ahead in the count, Judge continued his power surge by taking a 2-1 Andrew Triggs pitch over the right field wall for a grand slam. For Judge, it was his first career grand salami. The laser...
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Yoenis Cespedes suffers setback during rehab

Yoenis Cespedes appeared to be on the comeback trail for the New York Mets, appearing in his first rehab game on Friday night. However, after experiencing some soreness in his right quadriceps, the outfielder was scratched from his scheduled rehab start at Single-A St. Lucie on Saturday.This latest injury for Cespedes, who is returning from a strained right hamstring, provided some...
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David Stern: Lakers could have had Chris Paul, GM panicked

David Stern says that the Los Angeles Lakers still could have acquired Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets in 2011, but their GM panicked.In Dec. 2011, New Orleans, Houston and the Lakers agreed to a trade that would have sent CP3 to the Lakers. The Hornets did not have an owner at the time, so as commissioner, Stern reviewed the trade and rejected it for “basketball reasons...
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Scott Dixon involved in horrific crash at Indy 500 (Video)

Just over 50 laps into Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, Scott Dixon was involved in one of the most horrific auto racing crashes in recent memory. And perhaps most amazingly, he walked away with no serious injuries. After hitting the wall in Turn 1 and then colliding with the car of Jay Howard, Dixon’s car disintegrated with the rear half ripping off from the front and the remainder...
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Tom Brady files a series of oddball ‘TB12’ trademarks

Have you ever wanted some Tom Brady bed sheets? How about a Tom Brady medicine ball or a Tom Brady meal kit complete with fresh fruits and organic seeds?If any of those things interest you, good news — you’re in luck!The New England Patriots superstar quarterback has continued his recent run of TB12 trademark filings, this time including the aforementioned materials along with...
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Lamar Odom turned away from strip club

Lamar Odom has seemingly come a long way since he nearly died of a drug overdose over a year ago, but the former NBA star still likes to go out and have a good time. He had a little trouble doing that over the weekend.According to TMZ, Odom and two women he was with were turned away from the Red Tie Gentlemen’s Club in Van Nuys early Sunday morning. A witness who took a video said...
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Harper talks to Little Leaguers about participation trophies

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is an outspoken person no matter what the topic and no matter who the audience. If you want his blunt take on something, simply ask him and he’ll give it to you.Such was the case on Saturday when Harper and his Nationals teammates met with Little Leaguers from around the Washington D.C. area prior to their game against the San Diego...
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LeBron, JR Smith took in Future concert together

The Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to the NBA Finals for their third consecutive meetings with the Golden State Warriors. And despite being considered early underdogs, LeBron James and J.R. Smith appeared as cool as the other side of the pillow on Saturday night.With six days to go until the NBA Finals officially tip off, the duo not only remained in Cleveland, but decided to take...
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LaVar Ball dresses down his AAU team in halftime speech

LaVar Ball took one on the chin Saturday night as his AAU basketball team — the Big Ballers — were thoroughly dismantled by the Compton Magic to the tune of 109-57. The 52-point beat-down was a humiliating one for Ball, who attempted to dismiss the loss as nothing more than the cost of doing business. “This ain’t nothing but entertainment. You want to know what I’m going...
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Danny Salazar could be moved to bullpen?

Danny Salazar’s nightmarish season may cost him his spot in the Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation for the time being.Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com reports on Saturday that “indications are” the Indians could be moving the right-hander to the bullpen. The 27-year-old Salazar, who made the American League All-Star team in 2016, has gone 3-5 with a 5.50 ERA and a 1.55 WHIP...
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Kevin Love finds it ‘funny’ that Cavs are underdogs against Warriors

Kevin Love thinks that a defending NBA champion deserves a little more respect around these parts.Addressing reporters after practice on Saturday, the Cleveland Cavaliers big man laughed off the team’s underdog status against the Golden State Warriors heading into their third straight NBA Finals meeting.“The whole underdog thing is funny to me, because, yeah, at the end of the...
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Ty Lue hilariously explains why he still owes Mike Brown $100

Tyronn Lue enters the NBA Finals in debt to Mike Brown, and it’s for a funny reason.Lue, who is the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coach, shared the story with the media on Saturday. He says that back when he was playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, Brown, then a coach with the San Antonio Spurs, bet him $100 that he couldn’t make a certain amount of shots.Lue lost the bet, and Brown...
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Angels closer Cam Bedrosian close to rehab assignment

The Los Angeles Angels may be getting their lights-out closer back soon.The OC Register’s Jeff Fletcher reports that Bedrosian faced batters Saturday during extended spring training. Fletcher believes Bedrosian is close to being sent out for a rehab assignment. Bedrosian, 25, last pitched on April 21 and went on the DL afterwards with a groin injury. He was 1-0 with three saves...
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Rockets' Dekker engaged to sideline reporter Harlan

Sam Dekker and Olivia Harlan are officially engaged.Harlan, a TV reporter, announced on social media Saturday that Dekker proposed to her on Friday night. Dekker just completed his second season with the Houston Rockets after being drafted by them out of Wisconsin in the first round in 2015.Harlan is a former teen beauty queen who serves as a sideline reporter for Atlanta Hawks game...
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Spike Lee deletes Instagram post saying Kaepernick signed with Seattle

Did Spike Lee break some news about Colin Kaepernick signing with the Seattle Seahawks, or did he jump the gun?The filmmaker posted a photo on Instagram Saturday of him with Kaepernick. In his caption, Lee said “big love shoutout” to Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll for signing Kaepernick. Not long after posting the photo, Lee deleted it.The Seattle Times’ Bob Condotta was...
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Michael Vick in talks to retire with Falcons

Free agent quarterback Michael Vick said earlier this year that he has officially retired from the NFL. The quarterback even threw a retirement party at the Super Bowl.Now that the 36-year-old is retiring, Vick says he’s talking with the Atlanta Falcons about signing one of those one-day deals in order to retire as a member of the team. He talked about it during an interview with...
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Ravens' Pitta jokes about his pay cut going to teammate

The Ravens recently signed defensive tackle Brandon Williams to a lucrative extension that may not have been possible if it weren’t for Dennis Pitta.Last season, Williams played in all 16 games for the third consecutive season and continued to establish himself as one of the better interior defensive linemen in the NFL. While there were other suitors for Williams’ services, Baltimore...
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McCown the 'heavy favorite' to start for Jets?

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles has said the team will hold an open competition at the quarterback position in training camp, but Josh McCown likely has the upper hand early on.ESPN’s Rich Cimini speculates that McCown, Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty will all get an equal amount of first-team reps over the next several weeks, but he expects McCown to distance himself...
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Celtics reportedly intent on adding All-Star caliber frontcourt player

The Boston Celtics surprised NBA fans last season when they signed Al Horford to a four-year, $113 million contract, and they are reportedly looking to make a similar splash this offseason.A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.com reports that the Celtics are making it a priority to land an “All-Star caliber talent in the frontcourt” this summer. Boston has the No. 1 overall pick in the...
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Cris Carter defends OBJ, says WR had 'anxiety' in playoffs

Odell Beckham Jr has been skipping OTAs with the New York Giants to work with his own personal trainer, Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter. And while Carter is trying to practice tough love with his 24-year-old understudy, he also thinks Beckham has been unfairly criticized early in his career.In an interview with Gary Meyers of the New York Daily News, Carter said some of the...
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