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Pete Carroll, Sean Payton fined for going onto field

Both Pete Carroll and Sean Payton were fined by the NFL for going onto the field of play when they were not supposed to in Week 14.NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reported the news on the two coaches, who were each fined $10,000 for their infractions. Two Jaguars coaches were also fined, according to Pelissero. Carroll also received a penalty late in the Jags-Seahawks game for unsportsmanlike...
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Report: LeBron unlikely to join young team in free agency

With LeBron James’s anticipated free agency now just six-and-a-half months away, could his list of potential destinations be narrowing?In an appearance Thursday on “SportsCenter,” ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported that if James were to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, he would likely join a team where he would be seen as the “missing piece” rather than signing with a young team. This...
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Red Sox reportedly want both Eric Hosmer and JD Martinez

If you thought the Boston Red Sox would let the New York Yankees acquire Giancarlo Stanton and leave them in the dust, you were wrong. The Red Sox apparently are intent upon matching the Yankees and plan to flex with some big signings of their own.The Boston Herald reported on Friday that the Red Sox are trying to sign not just top free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez, but also first...
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Ray Allen accuser drops his stalking case

The bizarre catfishing stalking story involving Ray Allen is seemingly coming close to an end.TMZ Sports reported on Friday that the man who filed for a restraining order against Allen, Bryant K. Coleman, has dropped his case.“We are pleased Coleman voluntarily dismissed the injunction and false claims he made against Ray Allen,” Allen’s attorney told TMZ Sports.“Ray has never met...
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Trevor Siemian officially out for season, placed on IR

A disappointing 2017 season has officially come to an end for Trevor Siemian.Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph confirmed to reporters on Friday that Siemian will be placed on injured reserve after he suffered a shoulder injury in Thursday night’s win over the Indianapolis Colts. The injury was believed to be a sprained AC joint of Siemian’s non-throwing shoulder, and he was...
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Zack Cozart signs three-year deal with Angels

The Los Angeles Angels seem determined to field one of the best defensive teams in baseball next season, and signing Zack Cozart should help them accomplish that goal.On Friday, the Angels announced that they have signed Cozart to a three-year contract. Ken Rosental reports that the deal is worth a total of $38 million. Cozart played shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds last season...
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Carlos Santana reportedly signs three-year deal with Phillies

One of the top sluggers on the free agent market has officially come off the board, and you may be surprised to see where he landed.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Friday that Carlos Santana has signed a three-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Santana spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Cleveland Indians. The 31-year-old is just a career .247 hitter...
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Muhammad Wilkerson not traveling with Jets due to ‘coach’s decision’

The end may be near for Muhammad Wilkerson with the New York Jets.On Friday, Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced that Wilkerson will not travel with the team to New Orleans this weekend. The star defensive end is not dealing with an injury, however. It likely isn’t a coincidence that a recent report claimed Wilkerson has shown up late to or missed multiple meetings this season...
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Steelers WR on social media blackout to avoid Star Wars spoilers

A Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver is going on a social media blackout for a very important reason. No, it’s not so he can focus on his games ahead. And no, it’s not so he avoids fan trash talk. Instead, it’s to avoid spoilers for the newest “Star Wars” movie.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Sean Gentille had a long conversation with Darrius Heyward-Bey and Le’Veon Bell that he published...
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Miko Grimes shares Buccigross text messages, photos ESPN allegedly omitted

ESPN was not exactly as transparent as it could have been in releasing the text messages that were exchanged between Adrienne Lawrence and longtime anchor John Buccigross, but Miko Grimes is here to help fill in some of the blanks.Grimes, the wife of NFL defensive back Brent Grimes, somehow got a hold of some screenshots that she claims provide more context into the relationship...
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Lawrence fires back after ESPN publishes Buccigross texts

ESPN released some text messages on Thursday in an attempt to prove that the sexual harassment allegations longtime anchor John Buccigross is facing are unfounded, but the woman who is accusing Buccigross says the network is only telling a portion of the story.Adrienne Lawrence, who has filed a lawsuit against ESPN, released a statement on Friday thanking the Boston Globe for calling...
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Gordon clarifies comments about Browns' ‘disadvantages’

Josh Gordon made headlines for what some would argue are the wrong reasons after just his second game back since 2014, and the star wide receiver was forced to clarify his comments this week.Following his team’s overtime loss to the Packers, Gordon said on Twitter that Green Bay cornerback Demarious Randall would stand no chance of covering him if not for the “disadvantages” that...
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Report: Belichick has ‘some sort of issue’ with Brady’s trainer

With Tom Brady missing some practice time recently and playing poorly over the past two games, there has been some concern that the New England Patriots quarterback is dealing with an injury. If he is, it’s fair to wonder who Brady is leaning on most to get back to full strength — the team’s staff, or his personal trainer and best buddy.Brady has consistently credited Alex Guerrero...
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Karl-Anthony Towns bows down to social media king Joel Embiid

Karl-Anthony Towns forgot for a second who he was dealing with, but he was quickly reminded about it.Towns’ Minnesota Timberwolves lost to Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers in overtime on Tuesday night. The following day, Embiid boasted about his team’s win via Instagram. Towns threw shade with a comment on the photo, and Embiid struck back with a death blow.The exchange between the...
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Peterson says he plans to play in 2018, won’t need surgery

Adrian Peterson has been placed on injured reserve because of a neck injury, ending his 2017 season and leaving many wondering if we have seen the last of him in an NFL game. On Friday, Peterson directly addressed that question.In a statement he released to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Peterson says he has been informed by a doctor that he will not need to undergo neck surgery. He said...
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James’ company parts with Spurlock amidst sexual misconduct

Morgan Spurlock has been dropped by LeBron James’ company after admitting to a history of sexual misconduct.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Thursday that James’ production company SpringHill Entertainment has parted ways with the “Super Size Me” director. The two sides had been working together on a docu-series focused on the opening of James’ “I Promise School” for at-risk youth...
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ESPN releases texts to defend Buccigross against sexual harassment claim

ESPN anchor John Buccigross is one of the people named in an article published on Thursday that provides a glimpse into the alleged mistreatment of women in Bristol, but the network is doing what it can to defend its longtime employee.The Boston Globe article centers around a lawsuit filed by Adrienne Lawrence, who accuses ESPN of harboring a workplace and environment that is hostile...
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15 potential college football bowl game upsets

The college football regular season is now officially a thing of the past and the ultra competitive bowl season is upon us. Like the year-end holidays, it’s a wonderful time for college football fans to kick back, relax and enjoy some football and an unparalleled atmosphere.Of course, with the bowl games come the potential for surprises. Some teams will be motivated to play their...
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Top QB Matt Corral flips from Florida to Ole Miss

One of the top quarterback recruits in the country has flipped his commitment from Florida to Ole Miss.Matt Corral announced his decision on Thursday night, citing the home-like atmosphere he senses in Oxford as the reason for his decision.“A lot played into this. Coach Matt Luke is a family-oriented guy,” Corral said via 247 Sports. “I figured I wouldn’t miss a beat if I went there...
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Twitter breaks out jokes for LeBron and Lonzo’s secret conversation

LeBron James kept the contents of his postgame conversation with Lonzo Ball on Thursday night a secret, but Twitter knew how to have fun with it.After his Cavaliers beat Ball’s Lakers, James had a conversation with Lonzo in which he covered his mouth with his jersey so nobody could lip read. Additionally, both he and Ball refused to divulge what was said during their conversation...
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LeBron James blocks cameras from sharing his message to Lonzo Ball

Whatever LeBron James had to say to Lonzo Ball after the Cleveland Cavaliers-Los Angeles Lakers game on Thursday night, he obviously wanted it to stay between them.James knew full well that cameras would be all over him when he spoke to the Lakers rookie after their game. Accordingly, he pulled his jersey over his mouth so nobody would be able to read his lips. James further refused...
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Joel Embiid has hilarious quote about teammate’s defense

Not even fellow Philadelphia 76ers are safe from Joel Embiid’s savagery.Speaking with the media on Thursday, Embiid took a funny shot at Sixers teammate JJ Redick over his defense, per Derek Bodner of The Athletic. Granted, the 33-year-old Redick has never been known as a particularly strong defender during his 11-year NBA career. But he is effective within the team dynamic and has...
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Adrian Peterson reportedly will be placed on IR with neck injury

Adrian Peterson’s stint with the Arizona Cardinals will end in disappointment.Peterson is going to be placed on IR by the team because of a neck injury, ending his season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter shared the news on Peterson Thursday night.Peterson was acquired by the Cardinals after playing in four games with the Saints. He busted out with 134 yards and two touchdowns in his Arizona...
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Trevor Siemian reportedly has sprained shoulder, likely out for season

The early diagnosis on Trevor Siemian is not very positive.News9 in Denver’s Mike Klis reported on Thursday night that Siemian has a sprained shoulder, which would likely knock him out for the remainder of the season. Siemian was knocked out of Denver’s game against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night in the first half after landing on his left shoulder on a hit. Siemian has...
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Orioles owner reportedly trying to keep Machado from Yankees

If the Baltimore Orioles are going to trade Manny Machado, their owner appears to have one cardinal rule: don’t let him end up with the New York Yankees.Machado will become a free agent after next season, and the expectation all around has been that he will be way too expensive for the Orioles. For that reason, Baltimore has been exploring trade possibilities involving Machado. Multiple...
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