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Tom Brady weighs in on Julian Edelman's season-ending injury

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady admitted there will be an adjustment period with wide receiver Julian Edelman out for the season.In speaking about Edelman’s season-ending ACL injury, Brady frequently cited trust, and mentioned Danny Amendola as a worthy alternative.“I’ve had that [trust] with Danny, and Danny’s been such a great player for us,” Brady told WEEI’s Kirk and...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Art Briles joins CFL's Tiger-Cats as assistant head coach

Art Briles has landed a coaching gig, but fans of American football will not be seeing the former Baylor head coach on the sidelines at any point in the near future.The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League announced on Monday that Briles is joining the team as an assistant head coach under June Jones. The CFL season is already underway, and the Tiger-Cats are off to...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics, Cavs still expected to complete trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers may bet getting cold feet about the trade they agreed to that will send Kyrie Irving to Boston, but that does not mean the deal is in danger of being nixed altogether.Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com says he was told by a source with knowledge of the Cavs’ thinking that the trade will still be completed. Cleveland is trying to get the Celtics to include another...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Cardi B gives Colin Kaepernick a shoutout at VMAs

Colin Kaepernick has received plenty of support from the NFL community as teams continue to overlook him this offseason, and the free agent quarterback got a shoutout from the music industry as well on Sunday night.Before she introduced Demi Lovato’s performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, rapper Cardi B veered off-script and expressed gratitude for what Kaepernick has accomplished...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Raptors SF removed from Brazilian National Team for ‘act of indiscipline’

Toronto Raptors small forward and Brazil native Bruno Caboclo is apparently stirring up a bit of trouble on the international basketball circuit.Renato Lamas, manager of the Brazilian National Team, spoke with FIBA.com over the weekend and revealed that Caboclo has been removed from the team after refusing to re-enter an AmeriCup game against Mexico on Saturday.“After some type of...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Celtics only willing to offer second-rounder to compensate Cavs?

The Boston Celtics don’t seem particularly willing to push through their blockbuster trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers at all costs.In an appearance Sunday on CSN New England, Chris Mannix of The Vertical reported that Boston could part with a second-rounder as extra compensation for the Cavs, but Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, and an additional first-rounder all appear to be off the...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Mallory Edens wants to buy Knicks one day

Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, hopes to own a basketball team herself one day. The easiest route to accomplishing that goal would probably be to inherit the team her dad owns, but Mallory is aiming a bit higher.In a brief chat with TMZ over the weekend, Mallory Edens spoke about how few women there are in prominent roles in American professional...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict rips NFL, says opponent told him hit was legal

Vontaze Burfict is facing yet another suspension for an illegal hit, and the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is furious with the NFL over it.Burfict, who is on the verge of being banned for the first five games of the season for a hit on Kansas City Chiefs running back Anthony Sherman, ripped the league and NFL vice president of football operations Jon Runyan in a text to ESPN’s Josina...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict facing 5-game suspension for hit against Chiefs

The Bengals could be without Vontaze Burfict for five games for his hit during the team’s preseason game against the Chiefs.During Cincinnati’s second game of the preseason, Burfict delivered a hit to Kansas City running back Anthony Sherman that was determined to be illegal by the NFL. You can see video of the hit below. As a result, Burfict is facing a five-game suspension, as...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

49ers S Eric Reid kneels during national anthem

The San Francisco 49ers are still the center of national anthem protests, even if Colin Kaepernick is no longer on the team.Safety Eric Reid took action by kneeling for the anthem ahead of the Niners’ “Sunday Night Football” game against the Vikings. The latest action from Reid continues a trend he established last season when he joined Kaepernick and another teammate, Eli Harold...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Jon Jones breaks silence with tweet

Jon Jones finally broke his silence with a tweet sent on Sunday, marking his first public words since the news emerged that he tested positive for a steroid prior to his fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214.In his tweet sent Sunday afternoon from Albuquerque, the city where he trains, Jones said he felt “blessed” and “grateful.” News broke on Tuesday that Jones tested positive for...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs want Celtics to include Jaylen Brown or Jayson Tatum in trade

The major trade between the Cavaliers and Celtics hit a snag over the condition of Isaiah Thomas, which has Cleveland apparently seeking more compensation.The Cavs and Celtics on Tuesday agreed to a trade that would see Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and the Brooklyn Nets’ 1st-round pick (held by Boston) sent to Cleveland for Kyrie Irving. Late Friday, news came out that the Cavs...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Cowboys veteran: Jaylon Smith is 'going to be special'

One NFL player who’s been around the league for a while has some serious praise for Jaylon Smith.Justin Durant, who is entering his 11th NFL season and second straight with Dallas, thinks Smith is “going to be special”. Those comments from Durant are telling, especially when he says Smith sees things like a vet and has “crazy” instincts.The Cowboys took a major risk drafting Smith...
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August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

NY Times corrects article that made Conor McGregor look bad

Though Conor McGregor lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. by 10th-round TKO on Saturday night in Las Vegas, most believe the MMA fighter gave a respectable performance in the ring against one of the best boxers of all time. But if you had read the New York Times’ live blog account of the fight, you would have thought McGregor lost in much more convincing fashion compared to what actually...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Bengals punter Kevin Huber avoids block with slick move

Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber pulled off a sweet move to avoid getting his kick blocked during Sunday’s preseason game against Washington.Huber was preparing for a punt in the third quarter but noticed a Washington player approaching quickly. Instead of punting straight into his opponent and having his kick blocked, he did a fake by going around the back: Huber tried to break...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcell Dareus takes 'full responsibility' for preseason incident

Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Marcell Dareus took responsibility for a violation of team rules that got him sent home from Saturday’s preseason game in Baltimore.Dareus, the team’s $108 million lineman, was sent home for an unspecified violation, and he faced the media on Sunday. The Bills themselves remain tight-lipped regarding what, exactly, led to Dareus’s violation, with coach...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins homers in fifth consecutive game

The likes of Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are rightfully getting all the publicity, but there is another rookie slugger quietly making a name for himself in Philadelphia.Left fielder Rhys Hoskins was called up by the Phillies and made his MLB debut on Aug. 10. In that short period of time, he’s hit 11 home runs, including a bomb on Sunday that meant he had homered for the fifth...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Shannon Sharpe rips Jim Brown over Kaepernick remarks

NFL legend Jim Brown recently said he does not agree with Colin Kaepernick or any other player protesting during the national anthem, and one fellow Hall of Famer is no happy with Brown for his take on the subject.In an interview with TMZ over the weekend, Sharpe was adamant in expressing how much he “wholeheartedly” disagrees with Brown.“It’s disappointing because I don’t really...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant claims Colts DB intentionally hit him late

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant thinks he was targeted in Saturday’s preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts.Bryant offhandedly accused Colts safety Matthias Farley of hitting him late with intent to injure while Bryant was going down under a tackle.“I feel better about my body and my ability on the field. I don’t have to worry about taking so many injuries...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh promises Joe Flacco will be ready Week 1

There’s still no sign of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco anywhere near a football field, but coach John Harbaugh is steadfast in his belief that there will be no issue once the regular season starts.Harbaugh said Saturday after Baltimore’s preseason win over Buffalo that Flacco, who is battling a back injury, is definitely going to be ready for the regular season opener against...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Kizer officially named Browns starting QB

After saying for much of the offseason that DeShone Kizer is a long way away from being ready to start at the NFL level, the Cleveland Browns are handing him the reins in Week 1.Browns head coach Hue Jackson announced on Sunday that Kizer has won the team’s starting quarterback battle. Kizer wasn’t all that great in Saturday’s 13-9 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, completing just...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bears WR Cameron Meredith suffered torn ACL

Preseason football claimed yet another key player on Sunday, as Chicago Bears wide receiver Cameron Meredith reportedly suffered a torn ACL in his team’s game against the Tennessee Titans.After Meredith was carted off the field with a gruesome looking knee injury, Pam Oliver said on the FOX Sports broadcast that tests revealed the third-year receiver tore his ACL and possibly has...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Durant thinks Pacers did poorly in Paul George trade

It’s safe to say that Kevin Durant was one of those who came away unimpressed with what the Indiana Pacers got in the Paul George trade.The Golden State Warriors forward appeared on a recent Bill Simmons Podcast, and in a partial transcript posted by The Ringer on Sunday, Durant made clear that the George trade surprised him for a few reasons.“I think Paul George is so good,” Durant...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kizer will be named Browns' starting QB

The Cleveland Browns have reportedly decided that they will roll with a rookie starting quarterback in Week 1 of the regular season.Sources told Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com that Browns head coach Hue Jackson has named DeShone Kizer the team’s starting quarterback. The official announcement was expected to come at some point on Sunday.Kizer wasn’t all that great in Saturday’s...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Scully has no interest in guest return to broadcast booth

As the Los Angeles Dodgers march toward the conclusion of a historic season, there has been some quiet talk of bringing legendary broadcaster Vin Scully back for a guest appearance so he can at least have a small role in their story. Scully’s successor, Joe Davis, has been particularly enthusiastic about the idea.The Dodgers may well offer, but Scully himself has no intention of...
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August 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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