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Rob Gronkowski says he is ‘feeling good’

Rob Gronkowski says he is “feeling good” as he rehabs from back surgery that ended his season. Gronk suffered a punctured lung against the Seahawks, and then two weeks later he injured his back against the New York Jets. Gronkowski underwent surgery on his back earlier this month and was placed on season-ending injured reserve. The operation was the third on Gronkowski’s...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: A.J. Green plans to return for Week 16

It may not be enough to save the Cincinnati Bengals' season, but A.J. Green is inching closer to a return. CBS Sports's Evan Washburn reported Sunday that Green told him of his plans to play in Cincinnati's Week 16 game at Houston. Green feels that he needs only one more week to prepare for game action, having not played since Nov. 20 with a hamstring injury that was originally...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ka’Deem Carey gets logo knocked off his helmet on hard hit

Chicago Bears running back Ka’Deem Carey was hit so hard in Sunday’s game that the Bears decal was knocked off his helmet. Take a look at this clip which shows Carey getting squared up helmet-to-helmet by Green Bay Packers linebacker Joe Thomas Jr. and the logo popping off his helmet: Bears' Ka'Deem Carey loses his helmet decal after tackle: https://t.co/B82nH9lr76 pic.twitter...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler benched by Texans for Tom Savage

Brock Osweiler was finally benched by the Houston Texans. After being unable to lead the Texans to any points on five possessions in the first half against the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, the Texans made a change. They replaced Osweiler with Tom Savage midway through the second quarter. Osweiler was 6 of 11 for 48 yards and two interceptions before being benched. His...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill disrespects Terrible Towel after scoring TD

Jeremy Hill crossed into a questionable territory on Sunday when he disrespected a Terrible Towel after scoring a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Cincinnati running back scored in the second quarter to give the Bengals a 16-3 lead over Pittsburgh. After scoring, he pulled out a Terrible Towel, tried to tear it in half, and threw it down: Jeremy Hill not a fan of...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard rips struggling Blazers: ‘This is on us’

The Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Golden State Warriors by 45 points on Saturday night, marking their sixth defeat in seven games. That was more than guard Damian Lillard could take. A frustrated Lillard called out the entire team after the blowout loss, essentially saying they played with no heart. “Man, it’s OK to turn the ball over, it’s OK to make mistakes, but we...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-colleagues believe Rams job is appealing to Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden’s name seems to come up every season as head coaching vacancies open, but could he actually be interested in a job this time around? Some of Gruden’s ex-colleagues told Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports that the Los Angeles Rams opening offers “virtually everything (Gruden) would look for” if he were to return to coaching. But the time could be right on several...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings say Peterson looked 'not human' in practice

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson apparently looks as if he hasn’t missed a beat. Those associated with the team had high praise for Peterson after his first week of practice, with one team employee describing him as “not human.” Vikings people I talked to the last couple days were stunned by how Adrian Peterson looked this week. One staffer: "Not human." ...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tony Romo could seek release instead of trade

The assumption has been that the Dallas Cowboys will allow Tony Romo to seek a trade at the end of the season, but there’s talk that the quarterback may seek another route instead. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, a source close to the situation believes Romo may seek his release instead of a trade, giving him more freedom to pick a new team without that organization...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Prescott would need 'prolonged slump' to be benched

Dak Prescott had the worst game of his NFL career in a loss to the New York Giants last weekend, but that did not leave the rookie quarterback in any type of danger of losing his job. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported on Sunday that it would take an “awful lot” for Tony Romo to take back his old starting role. “From my understanding it would take a prolonged slump from...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Giants to be fined for using walkie-talkie on sideline

The New York Giants are expected to be fined by the NFL for illegally using a walkie-talking during last Sunday’s win over the Dallas Cowboys. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that no final determination has been made, but a fine is likely coming. Although officials in other organizations are said to have “complained privately” about the violation, the Giants are not expected...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rex Ryan aware he will be fired at end of season

Rex Ryan is reportedly a dead man walking in Buffalo, and the head coach knows it. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Ryan is likely going to be fired after the final two games of the regular season. Schefter adds that Ryan is well aware of what the future holds, which has made things “awkward” around the organization. While it appears there is no way Ryan can save his job...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Saints open to moving on from Sean Payton

The New Orleans Saints have lost four of their last five games to quickly fall out of playoff contention, and head coach Sean Payton could be on borrowed time in The Big Easy if the uninspiring play continues down the stretch. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Saints would consider trading Payton to another team this offseason, and prying the coach away from New Orleans...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to start at RB for Vikings

Welcome back, Adrian Peterson. Peterson will not only return to action on Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings, but he will actually start in the game, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Peterson has not played since tearing the meniscus in his right knee in Week 2. He was placed on injured reserve after suffering the injury but has worked himself back to playing shape. Peterson...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty to undergo CT scan for chest injury

Bryce Petty is set to undergo further testing after being crushed on a huge hit in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 34-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Petty was crunched by Cameron Wake and Ndamukong Suh on a pass play where it looked like his offensive line didn’t even try to block (video here). Petty left the game and was replaced by Ryan Fitzpatrick. After the game, Jets...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bernard Hopkins knocked out of ring in final fight

Bernard Hopkins was literally knocked out of the ring in a loss to Joe Smith Jr. on Saturday night in Inglewood, Calif. Smith had Hopkins cornered up against the ropes and landed several shots that knocked Hopkins out of the ring during the eighth round at The Forum. Hopkins fell out of the ring and was saying that he was OK despite the fall. He even was arguing that he was pushed...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Tannehill says report about MCL injury is incorrect

Ryan Tannehill said after Saturday’s Dolphins game that a report about the extent of his MCL injury is inaccurate. NFL Network reported during the Dolphins-Jets game that Tannehill tore his MCL from the bone when he suffered a knee injury against the Cardinals in Week 14. But Tannehill says that is not the case. Ryan Tannehill says he did not tear the MCL off the bone. ...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Paige VanZant will pursue other opportunities outside of UFC

Paige VanZant was submitted by Michelle Waterson at “UFC on FOX” Saturday night in Sacramento and said after the loss that she is going to pursue other opportunities outside of fighting, though she insists she’ll be back as a fighter. VanZant fell to 7-3 after her defeat, which marked her second loss in three fights. The UFC strawweight has developed a name outside of her...
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December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty knocked out of game by huge hit from Dolphins

Bryce Petty was knocked out of Saturday night’s game against the Dolphins after being crushed on a sandwich hit from Ndamukong Suh and Cameron Wake. The ball seemed to be snapped early on the fourth quarter play, as nobody on the Jets’ line moved. Suh and Wake ran the old “meet at the quarterback” play and crunched Petty. What if I told you a team left both defensive ends...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy has funny response to Mickey Gall

Dan Hardy had a funny response to Mickey Gall’s call-out after on Saturday night. Gall choked out Sage Northcutt at UFC Fight Night in Sacramento to improve to 4-0. When asked after his win who he wants to fight next, Gall said Hardy was on his list. “I’d like to welcome back Dan Hardy,” Gall said. “He says he wants to come back for a marquee fight. I’d be honored to...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles have pulled offer to Mark Trumbo

The Baltimore Orioles’ negotiations with free agent Mark Trumbo have apparently stalled. Trumbo, who led the league with 47 home runs last season, is a free agent, and Baltimore would like to bring him back. But contract talks between both sides have stalled, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. Fans asking about Trumbo/#orioles: talks stalled. Offer off table. But same was...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger gets his line custom suits for Christmas

NFL players often get into the Christmas spirit around the holidays by giving gifts to their teammates, but what Ben Roethlisberger did needs to be especially recognized. Roethlisberger got his offensive line custom clothing from his tailor for Christmas. Each of his five starting linemen were treated to suits, shoes, shirts and the works, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. ...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Tannehill in cast, has slight ACL tear

The Miami Dolphins are holding out hope that Ryan Tannehill could return this season, and there is now more information available about his injury status. Tannehill was injured in the fourth quarter of the Dolphins’ win over the Arizona Cardinals last weekend. Initial reports said he had an ACL injury that would end his season, but later reports said the QB could return for the...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook explains his incredible ‘Shammgod’ play

Russell Westbrook left fans spellbound with a beautiful move in the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s win over the Suns on Saturday. Westbrook was being guarded by Devin Booker when he got a screen and dribbled to the free throw line. Then he completely stunned Tyler Ulis with an amazing “Shammgod,” which is a ridiculous one-handed crossover made famous by former player God...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Malik Monk hits game-winner, scores 47 in win over UNC

Malik Monk put on a show in Kentucky’s win over North Carolina at the CBS Sports Classic in Las Vegas on Saturday. The freshman guard scored 47 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer to lift the Wildcats over the Tar Heels at T-Mobile Arena. Monk for the lead, and 47 points. https://t.co/Jk8DlWI2Xl — Matt Clapp (@Matt2Clapp) December 18, 2016 Monk was 8 of 12 on 3-pointers...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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