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Confusion over amount of passengers in Jameis Winston Uber case

There is some confusion over the amount of passengers who were in the Uber that has led to a sexual assault accusation made against Jameis Winston.The NFL reportedly is investigating an allegation of sexual assault made by the driver of an Uber against Winston in Scottsdale, Ariz. in March, 2016. The woman accuses the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback of grabbing her crotch without...
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Vontaze Burfict agrees referees are trying to provoke him

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is on board with the belief that he’s a target of referee provocation.Burfict said Friday that he feels referees are trying to get a rise out of him, and said he has to stop himself from letting them get to him.“The refs, they come up to me, talking to me disrespectfully, wanting me to curse back at them, but me cursing back at them isn...
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Cardinals will start Blaine Gabbert at quarterback Sunday

Blaine Gabbert is back to being an NFL starter.Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced that Gabbert would start Sunday against the Houston Texans ahead of Drew Stanton, who has been coping with a knee injury. This doesn’t come as a surprise. Gabbert has been serving as the third-string quarterback all season, but now that Carson Palmer and Stanton are hurt, there was no other...
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Report: Leonard Fournette’s ankle is ‘still not right’

The Jacksonville Jaguars may be without star rookie Leonard Fournette again on Sunday.According to the Florida Football Insiders, Fournette has been limited in practice, and a source said that his injured ankle is “still not right.” The injury has been an issue for a month, and he has only played one subpar game in that span.The Jaguars are up against the Cleveland Browns, so they...
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Brent Musburger rips NBC over new SkyCam angle

NBC tried out a new camera angle for the entirety of Thursday’s Pittsburgh Steelers-Tennessee Titans game, and let’s just say that Brent Musburger is not a fan.Musburger, a longtime sportscaster who retired earlier this year, took aim at NBC’s use of the “SkyCam” on “Thursday Night Football” with a tweet sent after the game.“Yo NBC sports. Great job on intimate portrait of Steelers...
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Winston addresses Uber sexual assault allegation with statement

Jameis Winston on Friday released a statement in response to a sexual assault allegation he is being faced with.Earlier on Friday, BuzzFeed News said that Winston was being investigated by the NFL for an allegation of sexual assault made by a woman who says she drove the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback in March, 2016. The woman accuses Winston of grabbing her crotch without permission...
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Jameis Winston accused of sexually assaulting Uber driver

The NFL is reportedly investigating an incident in which an Uber driver claims she was sexually assaulted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston.The driver, who has only been identified as Kate to protect her privacy, shared with Buzzfeed News a copy of a letter the NFL sent her on Thursday acknowledging that league officials are looking into the matter. Kate says Winston...
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Report: NFL owner reached out to Silver about commissioner job

Jerry Jones may be prepared to go to extreme measures in an attempt to prevent Roger Goodell from getting a contract extension, but the Dallas Cowboys owner is apparently not the only one who has concerns about the commissioner.It seems like a foregone conclusion that Goodell is going is going to land a new deal, and part of that has to do with there being no obvious successor in...
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Report: Jones considered suing NFL over Elliott suspension

Jerry Jones has reportedly threatened to sue the NFL’s six-owner compensation committee that has been tasked with negotiating Roger Gooodell’s extension, and that is apparently not the first time this year that the Dallas Cowboys owner has considered taking legal action against the league.According to ESPN investigative reporters Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr., Jones was so...
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Lane Kiffin trolls Jon Gruden over coaching rumors

Another round of Jon Gruden coaching rumors is in full swing, and the ESPN broadcaster seems to be perpetuating them this time around. Now we have Lane Kiffin trying to do his part, too.Earlier this week, Kiffin sent some FAU swag to all of the former Owls players who are currently competing in the NFL. When a fan asked if Kiffin could help him out with some FAU gear because he can...
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Jones reportedly issued threat to Goodell after Elliott decision

Jerry Jones can claim all he wants that his opposition to Roger Goodell’s contract extension has nothing to do with Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension, but all of the evidence indicates otherwise.In an investigative piece that examines the crumbling relationship between Jones and Goodell, ESPN’s Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. illustrated how angry Jones was in August when...
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Durant implies he had out-of-body experience with Thunder tweets

To his credit, Kevin Durant never tried to use the “I was hacked” excuse back in September when he sent some controversial tweets about his former team and coach. That said, the reason he gave for making the remarks is just as humorous.As luck would have it, Zach Baron of GQ sat down with Durant for a feature story the day after K.D. sent the tweets. The writer asked whether Durant...
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James Harden, Chris Paul trade shots at one another after win

Chris Paul and James Harden have only played together in two regular season games, but it’s obvious that the two have established great chemistry with one another off the court.The Houston Rockets scored a whopping 142 points in a win over the Phoenix Suns Thursday night. Harden was responsible for 48 of those, and he said after the game that he was “happy to have the little midget...
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Phoenix Suns poke fun at themselves on Twitter for awful first half

The Phoenix Suns were annihilated by the Houston Rockets in the first half of Thursday night’s game between the teams, but at least they had a sense of humor about it.Phoenix allowed 90 — yes 90!! — points to Houston in the first half of the game. That prompted this humorous halftime tweet from the Suns: The Rockets chimed in, though they were thoughtful and didn’t rub it in: The...
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Ben Roethlisberger uses ‘dilly dilly’ audible

Yes, you heard correctly: Ben Roethlisberger called out “dilly dilly” during “Thursday Night Football.”Late in the Steelers’ 40-17 win over the Tennessee Titans, the Pittsburgh QB was heard saying “dilly dilly” as an audible. The play ended up being an inside handoff to Le’Veon Bell. Many on the ‘net took note of the audible because sports fans are used to seeing the new Bud Light...
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Steph Curry thinks Boston Celtics will make NBA Finals

Move over, LeBron: Steph Curry thinks the Golden State Warriors will have a new rival in the NBA Finals.The Boston Celtics made a statement on Thursday night by beating the Golden State Warriors 92-88. Though it’s early, the Celtics have the best record in the league, and their home win over Golden State more than legitimized them.Boston looked so good in the contest that Steph Curry...
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Report: Adam Silver meets with college commission over one-and-done rule

Changes appear to be coming to the NBA’s one-and-done rule.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday night that some high-powered officials met on Thursday to discuss making changes to the rule. Those in attendance included NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA director Michele Roberts, who met with the Commission on College Basketball. Silver has made his desire to change the...
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Saints not happy Steelers stole celebration

Some New Orleans Saints players are not happy about the Pittsburgh Steelers copying their celebration.The Steelers did a mock team photo as a celebration following an interception by Mike Hilton on Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans. Some Saints on Twitter noted that the celebration looked familiar. Here’s what DBs Kenny Vaccaro and Marshon Lattimore said on Twitter about...
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Teddy Bridgewater not sure when he will get to start again

Teddy Bridgewater will likely get the opportunity to start games in the NFL again, but he is not sure when that time will come.The Vikings are currently 7-2 and in first place in the NFC North. They are on a five-game winning streak and it sounds like the team doesn’t want to mess with what’s been working. Case Keenum has played the best football of his career since taking over for...
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Michigan makes awesome John Beilein water gun bobblehead

The Michigan Wolverines are trying to recapture the magic of last season’s Sweet Sixteen run in the best way possible.On Thursday, the team announced that all fans who buy a ticket to an upcoming December game against the Indiana Hoosiers can also purchase a bobblehead of Wolverines head coach John Beilein brandishing a water gun. The bobblehead doll is, of course, a hilarious reference...
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Miami brewery making turnover chain-themed beer

A Miami brewery is capitalizing on the popularity of the Hurricanes’ Turnover Chain with a cool new IPA set to be released soon.According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, J. Wakefield Brewing in Miami is working on a new IPA that will be called “Turnover IPA” — a take on Miami’s Turnover Chain. They’re even partnering with former Hurricanes LB/FB D.J. Williams’ “DymeLyfe” company...
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Report: Grayson Allen expected to be first-round draft pick

Grayson Allen has seemingly been at Duke for years, but he’s actually a senior this season. And after turning down the chance to enter the draft after last season, he’ll be going pro next year.So where might Allen land in the draft? Is he looking like a first or second-round pick? ESPN’s Jeff Goodman tweeted Wednesday that the expectation among some NBA folks is that Allen will be...
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Mike Moustakas reportedly wants to sign with Angels

The Los Angeles Angels have been tied to free agent Mike Moustakas once again.ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported on Wednesday that Moustakas has the Angels No. 1 on his list of teams with whom he would like to sign. A former No. 2 overall pick by the Kansas City Royals, Moustakas turned down a qualifying offer from KC to test the market. He is expected to command a large salary after...
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Aaron Judge congratulates Jose Altuve on winning MVP

The runner-up in this year’s American League MVP Award voting gave the deserving winner a shoutout on social media not long after the announcement was made.To cap off a great season, Jose Altuve added AL MVP honors to winning a World Series on Thursday. During the regular season, the Astros second baseman led the league in batting average and hits in addition to hitting 24 home runs...
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Eight most interesting MVP voting developments

The MLB MVP awards were handed out on Thursday, and the big winners were Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve. Both players took home their first MVP awards. The high honor caps an incredible season for Altuve in which he also won the World Series, made the All-Star team, and led the league in batting average and hits for the second straight season. As for Stanton, he clubbed 59 home...
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