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Rob Ryan, Sean Payton differ on coordinator's time with Saints

  The New Orleans Saints had one of the worst defenses in the NFL over the past two seasons, and Rob Ryan was the man who ultimately got blamed for it. He doesn’t feel that blame was warranted, to say the least. Rob Ryan and his twin brother Rex recently took part in a joint interview with Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB, and Rob described his last two seasons in New Orleans ...
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Kardashian files for divorce from Odom again, wants kids

Khloe Kardashian has once again filed for divorce from Lamar Odom, according to a report. Kardashian and Odom were in the process of splitting before Odom suffered a drug overdose nearly six months ago, which led to Khloe putting the divorce on hold. She was quick to point out that the former couple had not reconciled and that she simply felt the timing was inappropriate given Odom’s...
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WATCH: Draymond Green kicks Andre Roberson in face

If we have learned just one thing during the Western Conference finals, it’s that Draymond Green apparently has no control over his own legs. The Golden State Warriors staved off elimination with a win in Game 5 Thursday night. For at least the third time this series, Green made sure someone ended up on the business end of his foot. Andre Roberson was the latest unlucky recipient...
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Westbrook laughs at question about Steph Curry’s defense

After posting a triple-double in a blowout Game 4 win over the Golden State Warriors, Russell Westrbook managed another 31 points in his team’s loss on Thursday night. He was a bit less efficient, however, hitting just 11-of-28 shots. Did that have anything to do with Stephen Curry’s defense? We’ll let Westbrook’s reaction answer that for you. After the Oklahoma City Thunder’s...
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Agent strongly denies report that Chris Berman is retiring

Maybe the reports of Chris Berman retiring are not true after all. Earlier Thursday evening, The Big Lead reported that Berman's contract with ESPN will expire after the upcoming NFL season, and that the longtime anchor will retire afterwards. However, Berman's agent had a very strong response to the report. Berman's agent told the New York Times' Richard Sandomir that Berman is...
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Report: Chris Berman to retire after NFL season

A report says this upcoming NFL season may be the last we see of Chris Berman on ESPN. The Big Lead reports that Berman’s contract ends after the football season and that the 61-year-old will retire when his contract expires. Berman is one of the longest-standing ESPN employees, having been with the company since a month after its inception in 1979. Though he is somewhat viewed...
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Warren Sapp does not like Timmy Jernigan’s tribute idea

For the first two seasons of his NFL career, Timmy Jernigan has worn uniform No. 97. When he takes the field this fall, the Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman will do so wearing jersey No. 99 to honor a player he admired growing up: Warren Sapp. Unfortunately, it appears Sapp doesn't like the idea. Like many guys his age who play on the defensive line, Jernigan was a fan of Sapp...
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Mike Moustakas done for the year with torn right ACL

Defending a World Series title is difficult. Defending a World Series title when your All-Star third baseman is finished for the year is virtually impossible. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas is out for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, manager Ned Yost confirmed on Thursday per Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com. Ned confirms Moustakas out for season. Will be ready...
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Markieff Morris detained at airport on suspicion of marijuana possession

It looks like the drama with Markieff Morris didn’t quite end with his trade out of Phoenix. According to a report by John Gonzalez of CSNPhilly.com on Thursday, the Wizards forward was detained at Philadelphia International Airport on suspicion of possessing marijuana in his bag. Wash Wizard Markieff Morris detained @ PHL Int. airport today when “suspected marijuana” allegedly...
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Baylor report: Administrators retaliated against sexual assault complainant

Baylor University’s report on the wrongdoings committed surrounding its football program is full of disturbing details, but one detail in particular stands out. In addition to finding that people associated with the football program chose not to report allegations of sexual assault made against players and attempted to disrupt disciplinary proceedings, a particularly disturbing...
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Magic expect to be active players in free agency, could target Al Horford

The Orlando Magic sound as if they have some big plans this summer. The organization is being quite transparent about their plans to be active players in free agency under new coach Frank Vogel. “The first part of the plan and the process is to develop your own [players] and grow your own [players],” said Magic CEO Alex Martins, via Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. ...
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La Russa entered broadcast booth to dispute comments

Things have gotten a bit tense during the series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Arizona Diamondbacks. So tense, in fact, that Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa invaded the Pirates’ broadcast booth during a game to dispute on-air comments. Things started when Pirates reliever Arquimedes Caminero hit two Diamondbacks players in the head Tuesday night. While the...
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Drew Brees, Saints have not discussed extension in two months

Drew Brees is entering the final season of his five year contract, and he and the Saints haven’t tried to work out a new one in nearly two months. Brees made the admission Wednesday and said he’d rather not deal with it during the season. “I don’t like to talk about contract during the season,” Brees said Wednesday, via ESPN’s Mike Triplett. “If you go back to 2011...
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Report: DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph were at casino morning of Game 5 loss

Given the way the Toronto Raptors were destroyed by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, we can only hope DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph had better luck at the casino before the game than they did on the court. According to Steve Simmons of The Toronto Sun, Carroll and Joseph were spotted at a Cleveland casino just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday morning — less than 24 hours before...
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Baylor LB Taylor Young: Art Briles is only responsible for football

Upon firing head football coach Art Briles on Thursday, Baylor University released the findings of an independent review that concluded there were numerous allegations of sexual assault that were covered up by the program. That hasn’t stopped some players from going to bat for Briles on social media. Baylor linebacker Taylor Young went beyond defending his former coach. Simply...
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Baylor fires Art Briles, releases findings pertaining to sexual assault cover-ups

Baylor University announced on Thursday that head football coach Art Briles has been suspended indefinitely with the intent to terminate in the wake of an ongoing sexual assault scandal at the school. Shortly after word surfaced that Briles has been fired after eight seasons with the team, Baylor released its findings from an independent review that was conducted by the Pepper Hamilton...
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Joc Pederson: Barry Bonds snubbed me on photo request

Joc Pederson, who was born in 1992, grew up watching Barry Bonds do things on a baseball field that most men aren’t capable of. Like many other children of the 1990s and 2000s, Pederson idolized Bonds. Not anymore. Bonds is working as a hitting coach with the Miami Marlins this season. When the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the Marlins earlier this season, Pederson took the opportunity...
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Tony Romo wants to play four or five more seasons

Tony Romo has always been one of the most underappreciated quarterbacks in the NFL when healthy, but it’s the staying healthy part that has been a challenge for him. How much longer can the 36-year-old keep playing if he continues along that path? At least four more seasons, according to him. Earlier this offseason, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects Romo to be the team’s...
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Report: Warriors owner Joe Lacob argued with Thunder fan

After setting the NBA record for wins in a single season with 73, the Golden State Warriors have found themselves in the unexpected predicament of being on the brink of playoff elimination. From the sound of it, team owner Joe Lacob is not taking it all that well. In a feature that examines the tension surrounding the Warriors at the moment, Sam Amick of USA Today Sports reported...
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Wright: Harvey needs to show accountability, speak to media

Matt Harvey had another rough start on Tuesday night, and the New York Mets pitcher quickly gathered his belongings after his team’s 7-4 loss and left the clubhouse before the media had a chance to speak with him. Some of his teammates are not supporting the decision to snub reporters. After New York’s 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, Mets captain David Wright...
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Lowry had classic reaction while looking at Game 5 box score

After taking two games at home and playing their way back into the Eastern Conference Finals, the Toronto Raptors laid a complete egg against the Cavaliers in Cleveland Wednesday night. The end result was as bad as any blowout you will ever see in the playoffs. How bad? So bad that Kyle Lowry seemed legitimately stunned when glancing over the box score. When you get your...
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Report: Manning not suing Al Jazeera over HGH allegation

Peyton Manning was accused of using human growth hormone in a bombshell report roughly five months ago, and we have heard very little about the allegations since his retirement. Manning was initially so furious that he openly threatened a lawsuit, but it appears he has changed his mind. Christine Brennan of USA Today Sports reported this week that Manning is not going to sue Al...
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Report: Eric Decker skipped Jets OTAs in protest

Eric Decker has missed the first two days of the New York Jets' OTAs apparently in protest. The New York Post's Brian Costello reports that Decker is sending a message to the Jets that he is not happy with the team playing hardball in negotiations with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who threw for a career-high 31 touchdowns last season, 12 of which went to Decker. Eric Decker...
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Showtime sues Pacquiao’s promoter over Mayweather fight issue

Showtime is suing Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Top Rank Inc., in an attempt to get the promotional company to help cover some legal expenses they have incurred. You may recall that after Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last May, the Filipino immediately complained that he was fighting with a shoulder injury. Pacquiao’s injury was cited as a big reason why the fight was such...
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Jarvis Jones motivated by Steelers not picking up his option

Jarvis Jones says that he is motivated by the Pittsburgh Steelers’ decision not to pick up his contract option for 2017. Jones was a first-round pick by the Steelers in 2013 and is set to earn nearly $1.6 million this season. His salary for 2017 would have gone up to $8.4 million if the team picked up his 2017 option, which they chose not to do. That has him looking to produce...
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