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Playboy model Lindsey Pelas wants a piece of JJ Watt

    JJ Watt is a man in demand. Even one of the hottest girls on Instagram wants a piece of him. Model Lindsey Pelas, who has posed for Playboy, was spotted by TMZ at LAX recently. The cameraman noted the model’s Dodgers cap and asked whether she thought any of the players were cute. Pelas then used that as an opportunity to mention her crush on Watt, who she acknowledged...
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Enrique Hernandez falls down trying to hit Aroldis Chapman pitch

Aroldis Chapman is one of the hardest throwers in Major League Baseball, routinely hitting triple digits. In fact, MLB.com has a filter named after him on its Statcast Leaderboard of fastest pitches thrown this season. When stepping into the batter’s box against Chapman, there’s a good chance you’re going to see his trademark blistering fastball. Based on his swing behind...
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Report: Ronda Rousey’s last fight topped 900,000 PPV buys

    Ronda Rousey has proven once again that she is the biggest star in the UFC. MMA Fighting’s Dave Meltzer reports that Rousey’s fight against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 is estimated to have done over 900,000 pay-per-view buys. UFC 190 is the third UFC event of the year to go over 800,000 buys, according to Meltzer. What makes the figures especially impressive is that...
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Mets make ‘Play of the Year’ on 1-3-1 putout (Video)

The New York Mets pulled off what’s being called the “Play of the Year” after recording a wild 1-3-1 putout in Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jeff Francouer was batting in the 10th and hit a comebacker to Carlos Torres. The ball ricocheted off Torres’ leg/foot to first baseman Daniel Murphy, who dove for a backhanded stop, then made a no-look toss to...
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Chris Mortensen denies being played by NFL source about Deflategate, says Krafts apologized to him

Chris Mortensen denies that he was played by an NFL source regarding Deflategate, even though his initial report — which later proved to be false — helped kick the scandal into high gear and made the Patriots look a lot worse than the true numbers actually indicated. Mort’s original report shortly after the AFC Championship Game stated that 11 of 12 Patriots’ footballs checked...
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Frank Gore calls Andrew Luck ‘football God’

    Now a member of the Colts, Frank Gore is getting his first opportunity to share a backfield with Andrew Luck. It appears Gore is enjoying working with his new quarterback. Earlier this month, Gore was complimentary of Luck’s ability to command a huddle during an interview with NFL Network, slighting former teammate Colin Kaepernick in the process. On Wednesday, the veteran...
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Ryan Mallett missed Texans practice after oversleeping

    Ryan Mallett missed Houston Texans practice on Thursday, three days after he was beat out for the starting quarterback job by Brian Hoyer. No reason was given for Mallett’s absence, though head coach Bill O’Brien did say the former Arkansas QB was expected to be at practice on Friday. Now we know what happened. According to the Houston Chronicle’s John McClain,...
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Martavis Bryant reportedly failed multiple marijuana tests

    Martavis Bryant was suspended four games by the NFL for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy, reports said Thursday. Now we’re learning what led to the violation. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver failed multiple marijuana tests. #Steelers WR Martavis Bryant’s looming 4-game suspension is for multiple...
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LeBron James gives shout out to writer recovering from surgery

    LeBron James went above and beyond again when he sent a shout out to NBA reporter Jeff Zillgitt on Thursday, a day after the writer underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his colon. Here is the tweet sent by the four-time league MVP: Wishing JZ-one of the good dudes I work with a safe and healthy recovery from surgery. See you at camp Champ! — LeBron James (@KingJames...
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Ken Griffey Jr. recreates famous rookie card in new Macklemore video

Seattle-based rap artist Macklemore has been known to dabble in the local sports scene from time to time. From celebrating in the Seahawks’ locker room after the NFC Championship Game and “Can’t Hold Us” becoming the rallying cry of the 12th Man to donning a Mariners jersey and honoring late broadcaster Dave Niehaus in the video for “My Oh My.” But with Thursday’s...
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Virginia Tech under scrutiny over fine system for football players

    Virginia Tech’s football program is under scrutiny for imposing an apparent fine system as discipline for its players. The system came to light on Wednesday night when Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster told the media they would look into fining players. “We’re going to look at doing that. Some people got in trouble for getting up and punishing people at 6...
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NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies at 58- remembering his best moments

The NBA family suffered a major loss on Thursday with the news that legendary rim-wrecker Darryl Dawkins suffered a heart attack and passed away at the age of 58. One of the biggest stars of the immediate post-merger era, Dawkins played 14 seasons in the NBA, averaging 12.0 points per game and 6.1 rebounds on 57.2 percent shooting from the field. He was the first player in league...
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Jay Gruden did not like media calling him ‘fat ass’ (Video)

Jay Gruden does not appreciate you picking on him over his weight. The Washington Redskins coach was asked at a media session on Thursday whether the criticism from the press bothers him. He admitted that he does read and listen to some of what is written about the team. “I listen to it a little bit,” Gruden admitted. “I read some articles and listen. I have to kind of be...
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Report: Kyrie Irving might not play until January

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been notably tentative in bringing along star point guard Kyrie Irving from a fractured left kneecap suffered in last June’s NBA Finals. But now their caution may be bordering on the extreme. According to a report by Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer published on Thursday, Irving’s recovery is progressing well, but he is unlikely to be ready...
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Arian Foster expected to return by Week 4, possibly earlier

    When Arian Foster suffered a groin injury during practice earlier this month, it appeared that he may wind up missing a significant portion of the 2015 regular season. Fortunately, the Houston Texans star appears to be progressing more quickly than expected with his rehab. Jayson Braddock of ESPN 97.5 in Houston reports that Foster has already resumed working out in Houston...
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Report: RG3 is disliked by several of his offensive linemen

    Robert Griffin III took one heck of a beating in a preseason win over the Detroit Lions last week, and a lot of that had to do with poor offensive line play. However, many of the hits were the result of Griffin not calling the right protections or being indecisive on his feet. During his press conference on Thursday, RG3 indicated that the entire Washington Redskins team...
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Report: Paul Petrino took care of players' shoplifting incident

    Several University of Idaho football players stole nearly $400 worth of clothing from the campus store earlier this month, but it sounds like they were fortunate enough to avoid legal trouble after their coach bailed them out. According to a police report that was obtained by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, VandalStore manager Scott McDonald contacted police on Aug. 16...
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Lou Holtz getting his own golf radio show

Lou Holtz mutually agreed to part ways with ESPN a few months ago, and the former Notre Dame and South Carolina coach has already landed a new gig. It just might not be what you envisioned. Holtz is set to begin hosting a golf show on SiriusXM’s PGA Tour Radio beginning Sept. 1. It is appropriately named “Holtz in One.” But don’t worry, Holtz fans will still get their college...
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Jones was worried about Bryant over alleged Walmart tape

    It may seem like longer, but it was just six short months ago that the Dallas Cowboys were supposedly concerned about a video that may or may not exist that some claim shows Dez Bryant doing something that would not reflect well on his public image. We still don’t know if such a video exists, but we know the Cowboys were concerned about it. In a wide-ranging interview...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen divorce rumors likely off base

    The New England Patriots won their fourth championship in the last 13 years roughly six months ago, but that does not mean it has been a relaxing offseason for Tom Brady. There have been rumors that the Deflategate saga and other personal issues have put a strain on Brady’s marriage. As we all know, rumors aren’t always true. According to several sources that People...
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IK Enemkpali was involved in catfishing incident in 2011

    IK Enemkpali has been through a lot off the field, especially when you consider that he is only 24. Much of what the NFL linebacker has dealt with has been his own fault, but should we blame him for punching the person who allegedly catfished him? While Enemkpali was still in college in 2011, he missed the first game of Louisiana Tech’s season after undergoing hand surgery...
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WATCH: Usain Bolt taken out by photographer on Segway

    Usain Bolt won his fourth gold medal in the 200-meter sprint at the World Championships on Thursday, but he paid the price shortly thereafter. After Bolt was done dusting silver medalist Justin Gatlin with a time of 19.55 seconds, a photographer got a bit too close to the Jamaican while he was taking a victory walk. The end result was a nasty-looking spill for both men...
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Derrick Rose rep responds to lawsuit, calls it ‘outrageous’

    Derrick Rose is facing allegations that he drugged and raped an ex-girlfriend, but a spokesperson for the Chicago Bulls star insists Rose has nothing to worry about. Shortly after word surfaced that a lawsuit has been filed against Rose, a spokesperson issued a statement insisting the accuser is simply trying to extort the 26-year-old for money. “The plaintiff’s allegations...
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Jerry Rice dodges question about use of stickum during interview

Earlier this year, Jerry Rice admitted to using stickum during his Hall of Fame career. On Wednesday, he had little interest in re-visiting the topic. During an interview with NBC Sports Radio, Rice was asked about his use of the substance that was banned by the NFL in 1981. He was more interested in speaking on his work ethic. “You know the thing is, the way I worked and my work...
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Derrick Rose sued by woman claiming he drugged, gang-raped her

    A woman who dated Derrick Rose from 2011-2013 has filed a lawsuit against the former NBA MVP, claiming he drugged and gang-raped her two years ago. TMZ has the details of the lawsuit and says the woman did not file a suit relating to the the Aug. 2013 incident until now because she was ashamed and embarrassed. According to TMZ, the woman claims in her suit that Rose tried...
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