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Report: Reuben Foster sent home from combine

The NFL Combine was supposed to be an opportunity for Reuben Foster to showcase his talents. Instead, it may turn out to signify potential character issues for the former Alabama linebacker.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Foster is being sent home from the combine after having a heated argument with a hospital worker. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday. Foster was one...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Dana White says Khabib 'went rogue' by going to hospital

Dana White was upset on Friday with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team for the way they handled the fighter’s weight cut struggles ahead of UFC 209 on Saturday.Khabib’s scheduled fight with Tony Ferguson was called off on Friday after Khabib went to the hospital following a failed attempt at a weight cut. Doctors recommended that he not go through with his scheduled fight.Appearing on FS1...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Jarrett Jack out 4-6 weeks with torn meniscus

Jarrett Jack tweeted on Friday about being “frustrated.” Now we know why. The New Orleans Pelicans guard will miss 4-6 weeks with a torn meniscus, according to ESPN’s Justin Verrier. Here’s the tweet Jack sent before the news came out, which explains his frustration. Anyone would be upset about injuring their knee and being sidelined 4-6 weeks, but this is an even tougher pill to...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Could Jrue and Justin Holiday team up on this offseason?

Jrue and Justin Holiday may be trying to turn New York into the City of Brotherly Love this offseason.In an interview with Marc Berman of the New York Post on Friday, Justin Holiday said that he and his brother have talked about playing together since they were children, something that could become a reality this summer, the first time both will be free agents at the same time.“If...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette posts exceptionally fast 40-time for his size

Leonard Fournette appears to be the full package as a running back. And much like Christian McCaffrey, he was very impressive at the NFL Combine on Friday.Fournette posted a 4.51 40-time at the scouting event. On the surface, that might not “wow” you, but when you place it into context, you see how impressive it is.Fournette is much bigger than your average back, which makes his...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey impresses at NFL Combine in 40 time, 3-cone drill

The quickness and speed you saw out of Christian McCaffrey during his time at Stanford has been confirmed with a stopwatch at the NFL Combine.The former Cardinal running back had a stellar day in Indianapolis on Friday. He ran a 4.48 40-yard dash time, and then he posted one of the best 3-cone drills by a running back at the combine in nearly 15 years. McCaffrey is somewhat on the...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Karl-Anthony Towns’ father may sue Timberwolves after getting injured in mascot stunt

Leave it to Crunch the Wolf to drive a wedge between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the family of their franchise center. According to Michael McCann of SI’s The Crossover on Friday, Karl Towns Sr, the 54-year-old father of reigning Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns, is considering filing a lawsuit against the Timberwolves for negligence after suffering a significant knee injury...
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Lawyer explains why Aaron Hernandez is on trial for murder again

In April of 2015, Aaron Hernandez was convicted of the first degree murder of Odin Lloyd, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. He was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.Of course, Hernandez’s legal troubles did not end there. In May of 2015, after Hernandez was already convicted under circumstances that guaranteed him a life sentence...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas: Markelle Fultz will ‘for sure’ be No. 1 pick, believes they can coexist

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas would be more than happy to roll out the welcome mat for Markelle Fultz.In an interview with Jay King of MassLive Friday, Thomas said Fultz, the star freshman guard for the University of Washington, “will be the No. 1 pick, for sure,” and expressed his belief that they would be able to coexist in Boston.“He has all the tools,” the two-time...
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Adam Silver: Chris Paul reached out to discuss improvements to All-Star Game

It sounds as if there is growing enthusiasm among NBA players to make the All-Star Game a little bit more entertaining.Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul reached out to him after the 2017 exhibition to discuss ideas about improving the spectacle. The 2017 All-Star Game broke the record for combined points scored, with the West winning...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kirk Cousins, Tony Romo could be part of 3-way trade

There have been a lot of trade talks surrounding both Tony Romo and Kirk Cousins, while the San Francisco 49ers are looking for a QB. Could all three teams link up for a deal? It sounds like a possibility.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the Redskins, Cowboys and 49ers could potentially work together on a 3-way trade that would involve Cousins and Romo. Washington recently placed the...
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Matt Barnes uses potential Finals appearance as reason to get court date pushed back

Athletes who are in legal trouble often find themselves having to work around their athletic schedules in order to attend arraignments and hearings, but Matt Barnes had a particularly bold excuse that successfully got his next court date pushed back to the end of June. Barnes just signed with the Golden State Warriors after being released by the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors are...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss gets restraining order to prevent brothers from ousting her as Lakers president

The battle for control of the Los Angeles Lakers between the Buss siblings has grown ugly.Days after Jeanie Buss effectively fired Jim from his role with the organization, she has obtained a temporary restraining order against brothers Jim and Johnny to stop them from holding a meeting to elect a new board of directors without her. The proposed meeting was apparently an attempt to...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

David Price will not need surgery after elbow scare

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price got good news on his sore elbow today. Price was shut down and sent to see Dr. James Andrews on Thursday, sparking fears that he may need Tommy John surgery. Manager John Farrell announced Friday that there would be no such issue, though, and Price was just going to rest and take medication to deal with the soreness. It’s a huge relief for the Red...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Three teams have excluded Joe Mixon from draft board

It’s rather clear that Joe Mixon’s infamous assault will have consequences for him on draft day, and it appears some teams are already ruling him out entirely.Matt Miller of Bleacher Report reported Friday that he has heard of at least three teams that have removed Mixon from their draft boards entirely over an incident in which he punched a woman in the face in 2014. Given the outcry...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Kyle Korver won’t rule out possibility of return to Hawks

Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Kyle Korver is leaving the door open ever so slightly for a possible return to Atlanta. Ahead of the Cavs-Hawks game on Friday, his first game in Atlanta since being traded, Korver was asked by Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution if the ship had sailed on a return to the Hawks. The veteran sharpshooter, who will become an unrestricted...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni: Magic Johnson won’t make Lakers more attractive to free agents

Mike D’Antoni isn’t a believer in the ol’ Magic charm.In a feature by Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports that ran on Tuesday, the Houston Rockets head coach expressed his belief that new Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson won’t make the team any more appealing to prospective free agents.“I don’t see [Johnson’s appeal as] being one of the top factors in...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard has no interest in playing in World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic has produced something of a conundrum from players who want to represent their country but also know they have a season to get ready for. New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard, however, doesn’t see any conflict.When asked if he wished he was participating in the 2017 edition of the WBC, Syndergaard’s answer was unequivocally a no. It’s hard to blame Syndergaard...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Rams GM has no regrets about trading up for Jared Goff

Jared Goff didn’t get much of a chance to shine in his rookie NFL season, and it didn’t do much to silence the critics who felt that the Los Angeles Rams gave up far too much for the right to draft him. Almost a year later, Rams general manager Les Snead would do it all again. “Yes, no doubt,” Snead told CBS Sports’s Pete Prisco at the NFL Scouting Combine. “Last year we were sitting...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Carmelo responds to calls for Knicks to tank games

The New York Knicks are just four games out of the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference and are looking to win back-to-back games for the first time since before Christmas, but there has been a lot of talk about whether or not they should tank the rest of the way.Carmelo Anthony doesn’t want to hear it.On Friday, Anthony told reporters that he could never think about losing games...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers ready to 'set the market' with Bell extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers know how important Le’Veon Bell is to their offense, and they are ready to make the running back a very rich man.The Steelers chose to place the franchise tag on Bell earlier this week, but they are confident they will be able to work out a long-term extension with him before the start of the season. How high is the team willing to go with Bell’s average annual...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rams, 49ers among teams interested in Romo

Tony Romo is reportedly likely to land with one of four teams whenever and however the Dallas Cowboys choose to part ways with him.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Romo “covets” the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos. La Canfora has also heard that the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers have done some background work on Romo and may launch a pursuit when Dallas finally...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Could Brandon Marshall land with Ravens?

Wide receiver Brandon Marshall is expected to attract a fair amount of interest, and the Baltimore Ravens could be one landing spot. In fact, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun fully expects the Ravens to register interest in the veteran receiver sooner rather than later. The Ravens lost Steve Smith to retirement, so there’s definitely an opening for Marshall if they want him and...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots reportedly looking to sign veteran backup QB

If the New England Patriots are intent on keeping Jimmy Garoppolo this offseason regardless of what other teams may offer, there’s no reason they should be looking to add a veteran backup quarterback.But they are.A source told Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald that the Patriots are “exploring their options” with backup quarterbacks who are expected to become free agents. That’s interesting...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bills could explore possibility of trading for Trevor Siemian

The biggest domino at the quarterback position has yet to fall this offseason for a handful of teams, as Tony Romo remains under contract with the Dallas Cowboys for the time being. Are the Buffalo Bills one team that will be watching the veteran very closely?While the Bills would love to sign Romo, the interest is likely not mutual, as Romo wants to play for a Super Bowl contender...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss
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