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The Denver Nuggets have won back-to-back games since firing head coach Brian Shaw. Kevin Garnett did not see that coming. After the Nuggets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, Garnett spoke about how his team did not match Denver’s energy level. KG gave the Nuggets a pat on the back before telling reporters how...Read More
If Marcus Mariota is still on the board at No. 6 overall on April 30, the New York Jets will trade that pick to the Philadelphia Eagles, a new report says. There has long been speculation that the Eagles would try to trade up for the former Oregon Ducks quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner....Read More
A brain fart by DeAndre Jordan at the end of regulation Wednesday in the Clippers-Blazers game cost his team a chance at a win and left teammate Chris Paul furious with him. The game was tied at 87 and the Clippers had the ball. CP3 drove towards the basket and missed a runner with about...Read More
Ndamukong Suh is the biggest free agent on the market and there has been a ton of speculation about where he will sign. From the sounds of things, Suh may end up in Miami. Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said on Twitter Wednesday that teams believe Suh to the Dolphins is a “done...Read More
By Larry Brown Adrian Peterson still has concerns about the Minnesota Vikings even after meeting with team representatives Wednesday. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman flew to Houston to meet privately with Peterson, likely to persuade the All-Pro running back to return to the team. Peterson’s status as a face of the franchise and relationship with the team...
Injuries that involve hockey skates are always difficult to look at. Those with weak stomachs usually can’t handle them. My guess is even a few people who thought their stomachs were made of steel won’t be able to look at this one. Reddit user Yobay recently shared some photos of one of the nastiest sports...Read More
By Larry Brown Peyton Manning and the Broncos are nearing an agreement to have the MVP quarterback return to Denver for less pay, according to reports. Both ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold report that Manning will take a $4 million pay cut and play for $15 million next season rather than the $19 million he was owed per his contract. Manning is also contracted to earn...
The Bills have acquired Matt Cassel in a trade with the Vikings. Buffalo agreed on Wednesday to send two undisclosed draft picks to Minnesota in exchange for Cassel and an undisclosed pick of their own. Cassel, 32, will compete with EJ Manuel for the starting quarterback job in Buffalo. The Bills were reportedly interested in...Read More
Chip Kelly has only been an NFL coach for two seasons, and already he has shown that he is not afraid to make difficult decisions when it comes to veteran players. Could that philosophy be hurting the Philadelphia Eagles in courting free agents? Jason Cole of Bleacher report spoke to several NFL players about Kelly’s...Read More
The man who dropped the dime that resulted in Jackie Robinson West vacating their US Little League World Series title was reportedly arrested for assault in a bizarre incident involving alcohol early Tuesday morning. According to Mark Konkol of DNAInfo.com, an intoxicated Chris Janes tried to enter a neighbor’s home at around 1 a.m. on...Read More
Troy Polamalu is one of the most respected players in Pittsburgh Steelers history, which is why the team is reportedly hoping he will retire. Otherwise, they will have to release one of their most beloved superstars. Polamalu, 33, carries a cap hit of $8.25 million in 2015. That is simply too much to pay a...Read More
By Steve DelVecchio New York Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard retreated into the clubhouse to enjoy his lunch during an intrasquad scrimmage on Tuesday. The 22-year-old may have just been hungry, but David Wright was quick to remind him that it was not lunch time. Wright felt that Syndergaard should have been in the dugout watching the game with the rest of his teammates...
The Boston Celtics were supposed to be one of those teams that tanks it during the 2014-2015 season, but it does not appear that is the plan. Instead, Brad Stevens has found ways to win enough games to remain in the playoff hunt very little talent and experience. Will that mean a lot to someone...Read More
If the Chicago Cubs win the World Series in 2015 (we know, we know), one lucky fan could have the chance to own the actual DeLorean time machine that was featured in the film “Back to the Future II.” In that movie, the Cubs were crowned world champions in 2015. According to ABC News, the...Read More
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a heavy betting favorite for his highly-anticipated bout against Manny Pacquiao, and 50 Cent believes the oddsmakers know what they’re doing. During an appearance on Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, 50 Cent revealed that he is planning to place a wager of $1.6 million on Mayweather to win the fight. The...Read More
Florida Panthers goaltending coach Robb Tallas signed a 1-day contract and suited up to play Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs in an emergency situation. Starting goalie Roberto Luongo was hit by a puck in the neck area in the first period and did not come out after the first intermission. Backup Al Montoya...Read More
By Larry Brown A photo of Murray State pitcher John Lollar in his absurdly high leg kick made the rounds on Twitter Tuesday for obvious reasons. This dude appears to have his leg kicked up higher than his head, which makes it surprising that he’s able to maintain his balance. Someone might have to remind him that he is playing baseball and not training for the hurdles. Murray...
Otto Porter hit the snooze button while playing defense on Tony Snell at the end of the Wizards-Bulls game Tuesday and completely embarrassed himself in the process. Porter was assigned to Snell but was also on alert in case he needed to play help defense against Aaron Brooks. Porter tried to keep one eye on...Read More
Why was Drew Rosenhaus so adamant on Twitter Tuesday that a trade of his client LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills was not finalized? Perhaps because McCoy is not happy about the deal. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported that “McCoy is not going to be a happy camper about this trade” and that the...Read More
By Larry Brown Adrian Peterson has a list of five teams to whom he would like to be traded, and he would be willing to renegotiate his contract if need be, according to a report. Yahoo’s Charles Robinson reported Tuesday that the Cowboys, Cardinals, Chargers, Colts, and Buccaneers are on Peterson’s list of preferred destinations. He says Peterson would consider restructuring...
By Larry Brown New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy was open to interacting with Billy Bean when the former MLB player came to Mets camp on Tuesday, but he said afterwards that he does not agree with the homosexual man’s lifestyle. Bean, who played with three teams during his six-year career, publicly announced he was gay in 1999, four years after he was done playing ball. He...
Trent Cole was drafted by the Eagles in 2005 and spent the last 10 seasons with the club. On Tuesday, his tenure in Philadelphia came to an end and the two-time Pro Bowler was none to happy about it. Cole was set to make $10 million the upcoming season and had a salary cap number...Read More
Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories weren’t lying: Prince really is a good basketball player. Libor Jany of the Minneapolis Star Tribune dug up some archives and shared a few newspaper clips on Twitter Tuesday about Prince’s high school basketball career. You can read one of the articles here: From the Strib archives: Chappelle was right....Read More
The Philadelphia Eagles have traded LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso, according to a report. Adam Schefter reported the news Tuesday and says the trade will be made official next week. Though news of the trade is shocking on the surface given that McCoy was an All-Pro running back two seasons...Read More
The Narbonne High School (Harbor City, Calif.) girls basketball team was reinstated to the CIF LA City Section Open Division playoffs Tuesday after winning an appeal over the color of their uniforms. Narbonne (23-5), the top seed in the open division, won their first-round playoff game 60-52 over University High to advance to the semifinals...Read More
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