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Del talks Tom Brady fallout with The Tuck and O’Neill Show in Orlando

Shortly after the NFL announced on Tuesday that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has been upheld, I joined The Tuck and O’Neill Show on Sports Talk 1080 The Team in Orlando to discuss what the future holds for the reining Super Bowl MVP. As most of you have heard, the NFL discovered that Brady destroyed his...Read More
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Kim DeJesus thrilled about husband being traded to Angels

David DeJesus was traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Angels on Tuesday, and nobody is happier about it than David’s wife, Kim. Upon learning of the trade, Kim sent off a flurry of tweets expressing her elation over the deal. @David_DeJesus3 is officially an Angel!!!!!!! And I'm officially in heaven!!!!!!!!!! — Kim DeJesus...Read More
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Golfer Billy Hurley III asks for help finding missing father

PGA Tour golfer Billy Hurley III made an emotional plea for help Tuesday in finding his father, who has been missing for the past nine days. Hurley is in Virginia to play in the Quicken Loans National tournament and took an opportunity while meeting with the media to open up about his father. Hurley says...Read More
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum hilariously shoots down Raptors rumors on Twitter

Charlotte Hornets swingman Nicolas Batum has yet to play in a single game for his new team and already rumors of his departure are running rampant. Batum, who was acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers in late June in exchange for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh, is widely suggested to have interest in joining the...Read More
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LeBron James names Kevin Love as one of his favorite teammates

LeBron James and Kevin Love had some ups-and-downs throughout their season together as teammates on the Cleveland Cavaliers the past year, so it was surprising to hear LeBron cite the former Timberwolves star as one of his favorite teammates on Tuesday. James held a Q&A over Twitter for his fans and answered a variety of...Read More
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Royals prove they are all-in with Ben Zobrist trade

Just two days after pulling the trigger on a deal for Reds righty Johnny Cueto, the Royals sent shockwaves around the league with their acquisition of utilityman Ben Zobrist from the Athletics. MLB insider Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports broke news of the trade on Twitter late Tuesday morning. Oakland will be receiving minor league...Read More
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Angels acquire David Murphy, David DeJesus in trades

The Angels are looking to beef up their outfield, and they have done so by acquiring three big leaguers in the days leading up to the trade deadline. On Monday they acquired Shane Victorino in a trade with the Boston Red Sox. On Tuesday, they acquired David DeJesus from the Rays, and David Murphy from...Read More
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Brady told staff to hand copy of game ball rules to officials

While he may have been hesitant to admit it six months ago, there is little doubt now that Tom Brady likes his game balls to be inflated to the lower end of the *legal* limit. In fact, the four-time Super Bowl winner reportedly likes his equipment managers to inform game officials of that before each...Read More
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady, NFL were close to settlement on 1-game suspension

Tom Brady may now be heading to court to settle his suspension dispute with the NFL, but it sounds like he tried to work things out beforehand. NFL reporter Judy Battista reported on NFL Network Tuesday that Brady and the league were moving close to a 1-game suspension settlement. However, she says the NFL balked...Read More
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Nolan Arenado ‘shocked, hurt’ by Troy Tulowitzki trade

The Colorado Rockies’ decision to trade franchise icon Troy Tulowitzki on Monday night could have a serious ripple effect for the team. Many expect the Rockies to follow the Tulo trade by dealing high-priced outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Trading Tulo and then CarGo go could have a lasting impact on young stud Nolan Arenado, who said...Read More
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady agent Don Yee: Roger Goodell ignored electronic information

Tom Brady had no luck appealing his four-game suspension in front of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, and his agent is not surprised. Shortly after it was announced on Tuesday that Brady’s suspension has been upheld, Brady’s agent Don Yee called the appeal process a “sham” and said he is not surprised with the result. He...Read More
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why was Tom Brady ruling only upheld after new information?

The new information that was revealed on Tuesday when the NFL announced that it has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension is quite the bombshell — Brady destroyed a cell phone on or around the day he was supposed to meet with Ted Wells to discuss Deflategate. We knew all along that Brady refused to turn...Read More
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Mexico fires Miguel Herrera for allegedly punching reporter

Mexican national soccer team manager Miguel Herrera has been relieved of his duties after allegedly striking a journalist in an altercation at a Philadelphia airport earlier this week. ESPN FC reported on Tuesday that the Mexico Football Federation had voted to relieve the 47-year-old Herrera of his duties. “El Piojo” had just led Mexico to...Read More
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Long cracks joke about Tom Brady destroying phone

Chris Long is developing a reputation for being one of the funnier athletes on Twitter, and he enhanced that rep by sending a great tweet in response to the Tom Brady suspension being upheld. The NFL cited Brady destroying his cellphone as evidence of wrongdoing in the case. In response, the St. Louis Rams defensive...Read More
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brady reportedly did not destroy old phone before Deflategate

The NFL on Tuesday announced that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate has been upheld, and the main reason for that was Brady’s decision to destroy his cell phone before Ted Wells and his investigators could gather information from it. In its 20-page ruling, the NFL wrote that Brady explained it...Read More
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jonathan Papelbon will be traded, possibly to Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies are not going to make Jonathan Papelbon suffer any longer. According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the Phillies are going to trade Papelbon. However, it is unclear if the team will find a suitor for him before the trade deadline on Friday at 4 p.m. or if the veteran reliever will be...Read More
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL upholds Tom Brady suspension, says Brady destroyed phone

The NFL on Tuesday announced that they have upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. Brady had an appeal of the suspension heard by the league in May, but it wasn’t until two and a half months later that the league rendered a decision. In announcing the news, the NFL emphasized that Brady destroyed his cell phone,...Read More
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Hulk Hogan reportedly used homophobic slurs, too

Just when you thought Hulk Hogan couldn’t possibly look any worse in the wake of his alleged racist rant going public, a new wrinkle to the story paints Hogan as even more of a bigot. According to a report that Radar Online is calling a “joint investigation” with the National Enquirer, Hogan also used homophobic...Read More
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Victorino gives teary goodbye to Boston after being traded (Video)

Scrappy outfielder Shane Victorino punched his ticket to Boston immortality with his conquests during the 2013 MLB Postseason. Victorino was a crucial contributor that year, helping the Red Sox capture the World Series in an unforgettable run just months after the Boston Marathon bombing. A go-ahead grand slam in the ALCS against the Tigers that...Read More
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Troy Tulowitzki had no idea he was being traded

The Colorado Rockies traded veteran shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. In doing so, the team may have broken a promise to the five-time All-Star. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that Tulowitzki had no idea he was being traded until Rockies manager Walt Weiss pulled him from Monday night’s...Read More
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Ronda Rousey willing to fight Miesha Tate a third time

The bitter rivalry between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate lost some of its fire when Rousey beat Tate for a second time in December 2013. That doesn’t mean the two will never meet inside the Octagon again. Rousey, who is set to fight Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in Brazil Saturday night, said Monday that...Read More
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady destroyed phone, suspension to be upheld

The NFL is going to reject Tom Brady’s appeal and uphold the four-game suspension he is facing for his alleged role in Deflategate, according to one report. Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN’s “First Take” Tuesday morning that a source told him that Roger Goodell will not reduce or overturn Brady’s suspension. Perhaps more shocking,...Read More
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gyllenhaal’s parents made him turn down ‘Mighty Ducks’ role

Jake Gyllenhaal appeared in a few very minor television and movie roles as a child, but he didn’t star in his first lead role until the release of “October Sky” in 1999. Gyllenhaal was 18 at the time. Had the Academy Award nominee’s parents been more open to the idea of their son starring in...Read More
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hibbert asked agent to find him a coach who played in NBA

Frank Vogel became the head coach of the Indiana Pacers in 2011. Roy Hibbert was drafted by the team in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft, but it wasn’t until after Vogel took over that the former Georgetown standout became an NBA All-Star. Despite that, Hibbert’s seems to think it is advantageous for...Read More
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro go to Rockies in Tulowitzki trade

Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jose Reyes are three of the four players the Colorado Rockies are receiving in return for Troy Tulowitzki — a haul that has left many people disappointed so far. Looking at the return, Colorado is getting back at least two young, lively arms. Jeff Hoffman is a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher...Read More
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss
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