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Jimbo Fisher says he should not have said anything to heckling fan

Jimbo Fisher acknowledged after Florida State’s 31-28 loss to Louisville on Saturday that he should not have said anything to a heckling fan.Fisher challenged a fan who yelled at him saying FSU should get new coaches. One report says that same fan had been asked to put away a derogatory sign seconds before heckling Fisher. After the game, Fisher said he should not have said anything...
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Kristaps Porzingis wants to see changes from Knicks before committing long-term

Next summer, New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis will be eligible for a rookie scale maximum contract extension, but there’s no guarantee the young star will put pen to paper when the time comes.Porzingis admitted Friday that he wants to see some progress from the Knicks organization before making a long-term commitment to the franchise.“Yeah,” Porzingis told Stefan Bondy...
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Report: Kenny Britt in danger of being cut by Browns after breaking curfew

One of the Cleveland Browns’ major offseason additions is reportedly already in danger of losing his place on the team.Veteran wide receiver Kenny Britt was reportedly sent home from Houston Sunday morning, along with teammate Corey Coleman, after breaking the team’s Saturday night curfew.According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, Britt has received a final warning and is in serious...
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Jemele Hill says she ‘deserved’ ESPN suspension, stands by comments

ESPN’s Jemele Hill feels she deserved her suspension from the network — but won’t walk back the comments that took her off the air in the first place.Hill told TMZ that she deserved her two-week suspension and harbored no hard feelings against ESPN for instituting it.“I deserved a suspension,” Hill said. “I violated the policy. Going forward we’ll be in a good, healthy place.”Hill...
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Misspelled anti-Butch Jones sign flies over Tuscaloosa

If you’re going to fly a banner over a college football stadium taunting a coach, it’s probably a good idea to make sure everything is spelled correctly.With the Tennessee Volunteers in Tuscaloosa to face the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, someone took the opportunity to taunt struggling Vols coach Butch Jones by flying a banner over Bryant-Denny Stadium reminding him that at...
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Report: Nationals interested in Alex Cora as manager

The Washington Nationals have reportedly registered their interest in the offseason’s hottest managerial candidate.Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported Saturday that the Nationals intend to seek an interview with Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora once the ALCS concludes Saturday night. Cora has been linked to every single available job this offseason, despite his lack of...
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Kevin Durant would ‘love’ to make All-Defensive Team

There is some evidence that the Golden State Warriors have made Kevin Durant even better, particularly defensively.Durant registered a career-high seven blocks on Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans, and admitted after the game that being considered for the All-Defensive Team is something he’d like — though he won’t go out of his way to try to make it happen.“I want to be considered...
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Video of Kawhi Leonard boarding plane causes stir

San Antonio Spurs fans went into a bit of a panic upon seeing video of a decrepit-looking Kawhi Leonard boarding the team charter.Leonard, who has been nursing a quadriceps injury and has yet to play this season, sparked fears of a severe issue thanks to the video, which surfaced online Friday. Though Leonard doesn’t look very good in the video, Jeff McDonald of mySA offered some...
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Charlie Morton to start Game 7 of ALCS for Astros

It will come down to Charlie Morton against CC Sabathia in Game 7 of the ALCS Saturday with a trip to the World Series on the line.Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced after his team’s 7-1 win over the New York Yankees in Game 6 that Morton will start Game 7 for the team.According to what was said on FS1’s telecast during Game 6, Houston had three options for Game 7. They...
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Jose Altuve: ‘I literally love Justin Verlander’

Jose Altuve was not shy in expressing his fondness towards Justin Verlander during an interview after Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday.The Houston Astros’ superstar was clutch again for his team as he went 2-for-4 with a team-high three RBIs in a 7-1 win to force Game 7. Verlander was similarly awesome, as he pitched seven scoreless innings for the win.After the game, Altuve talked with...
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WATCH: Devin Booker takes nasty spill, stays in game

Devin Booker showed some serious toughness during the Phoenix Suns’ game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night, though he’s probably going to have a nasty bruise to show for his troubles.Booker took a pass in the second quarter and went hard to the basket. He was fouled by Brook Lopez after going airborne and landed hard on his back. Booker’s teammates came around him as...
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WATCH: Draymond Green gets technical foul for pushing DeMarcus Cousins

Two of the biggest personalities in the NBA played against each other on Friday night, and it’s no surprise that they clashed.DeMarcus Cousins and Draymond Green got a little physical during the second quarter of the Golden State Warriors-New Orleans Pelicans game. Green ended up getting called for a technical foul after shoving Cousins: The two later exchanged words, with Cousins...
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Justin Verlander has been money in elimination games

There are few pitchers you’d rather have on the mound when facing elimination in the playoffs than Justin Verlander.Verlander ran his scoreless innings streak during playoff elimination games to 24 after shutting out the New York Yankees for seven innings during Game 6 of the ALCS on Friday night.The Houston Astros’ right-handed pitcher entered Game 6 having thrown 17 straight scoreless...
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Marshawn Lynch appeals one-game suspension

Marshawn Lynch has appealed the one-game suspension he received from the league office on Friday, according to a report.The NFL announced on Friday that Lynch had been suspended one game without pay for his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty during the Raiders’ Thursday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Lynch ran onto the field from the sidelines during a skirmish between the...
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Packers reportedly ‘holding out hope’ Aaron Rodgers can return this year

The Green Bay Packers won’t let go of their hope that they’ll see quarterback Aaron Rodgers under center again in 2017.The Packers placed Rodgers on injured reserve on Friday, but according to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, the team is still “holding out hope” that their quarterback will be able to return for Week 15 — the earliest possible return date.Demovsky admits that such a possibility...
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Luke Walton admits Julius Randle unhappy over not starting

We’re just one game into the NBA season and the Los Angeles Lakers already have someone dissatisfied with their role on the team.Lakers coach Luke Walton admitted Friday that forward Julius Randle, who came off the bench in Thursday’s season opening loss, had questionable body language because he was not happy to be out of the starting lineup.“Obviously, he’s a little frustrated...
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Dwight Howard: It’s ‘stupid’ to believe I was negative influence on Hawks

Dwight Howard doesn’t think that he was all that bad of an influence on his former team, the Atlanta Hawks.Speaking with the media ahead of Friday’s game against the Hawks, the Charlotte Hornets center took time to respond to reports over the offseason that he was a negative locker room influence in Atlanta.“I think that’s stupid,” said the three-time Defensive Player of the Year...
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Packers place Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve

The Green Bay Packers have placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve.The team confirmed the roster move on Friday, ensuring that the quarterback will miss at least the next eight weeks after breaking his collarbone on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The earliest Rodgers could possibly return would be Week 15 for the team’s Dec. 17 game at the Carolina Panthers. That...
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Chris Paul could miss a month with knee injury

The Houston Rockets could be without their big new acquisition for at least a month, according to a report.Marc Stein of the New York Times reported Friday that there are fears that point guard Chris Paul could miss a month due to the knee injury he suffered Tuesday night. Stein points out that, with it being so early in the season, the Rockets are likely to take things very slowly...
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No. 1 QB recruit Justin Fields out for season with broken finger

The nation’s No. 1 quarterback recruit is done for the season after suffering a broken index finger on his throwing hand.Justin Fields, who committed to Georgia earlier this month, broke his right index finger during Harrison’s game against Dalton on Thursday. He is likely to undergo surgery for the injury. The operation plus recovery time is expected to keep him out 12 weeks, his...
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Todd Gurley wants NFL to end international games

The NFL remains dedicated to staging games in cities across the world in an effort to grow interest in their product, but Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is one player who is not a fan of the approach.Gurley has a particular problem with the travel involved in playing internationally, as his Rams had to spend nearly a week practicing in Florida before traveling to London...
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Yasiel Puig gives funny explanation for why he licks his bat

Now that he is officially taking his bat-licking antics to the World Series, Yasiel Puig is providing some funny insights into his rationale for doing so.After his Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League pennant with a victory over the Chicago Cubs in NLCS Game 5 on Thursday, Puig had this to say about why he licks his bat, per James Fegan of The Athletic: The Cuban outfielder...
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15 key questions for NFL Week 7

The Chiefs and Raiders gave us possibly the game of the season on Thursday night as Oakland came back and won 31-30 on the final play. The game featured plenty of big plays on both sides, as well as a controversial ejection. Fans can only hope that the rest of Week 7 turns out to be just as exciting.Here’s a look at 15 key questions for the rest of the Week 7 games.1. Is Adrian Peterson...
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Vin Scully will not make appearance during World Series

Baseball fans hoping to hear one last call from legendary broadcaster Vin Scully will be disappointed to hear that he simply isn’t interested.With the Los Angeles Dodgers headed to the World Series, some fans had hoped Scully would return to the booth, even if only for an inning or two, to call a bit of the action. The Dodgers have confirmed, however, that this will not be the case...
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Jameis Winston practices normally, will start Sunday

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston will battle through a shoulder injury to play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills.Bucs coach Dirk Koetter announced Friday that Winston will start after going through a normal practice despite a sprained AC joint in his throwing shoulder.“He’s our starter. Jameis will be our starter. He’ll be out there,” Koetter said, via Jenna Laine of...
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