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Joe Maddon explains thinking on hit that cost Cubs Game 3

Only one run was scored during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, but that was enough to be the difference. The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field thanks to great pitching by their staff and an RBI single by Coco Crisp in the seventh. The hit came off Carl Edwards Jr., who was the only Cubs reliever to allow a hit in the game (he surrendered two...
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October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Texas TE takes shot at Charlie Strong with Halloween costume

Jermichael Finley is a former Texas Longhorns football player, and it’s safe to say he is not too happy with Charlie Strong. Finley, who played tight end for the Packers for six seasons, proudly shared a photo on Twitter Friday of him in his Halloween costume. Finley is seen wearing a burnt orange Texas polo shirt buttoned up to the top just like Strong. But the harsh part comes...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Richie Incognito proud of helmet toss that earned him fine

If fines are supposed to deter players from doing things in the future, they sure aren’t working on Richie Incognito. The Buffalo Bills offensive lineman was fined $9,115 on Friday by the NFL for throwing a helmet during last weekend’s game between the Bills and Dolphins. The funny thing is Incognito on Twitter called the fine the best money he’s “ever spent.” Incognito...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Sean Elliott read hilarious text message from Tim Duncan on air

Sean Elliott received a hilarious text message from Tim Duncan and shared it with the world on Thursday. Elliott spent 12 seasons in the NBA, mostly with the Spurs. Now, he’s a member of the broadcast team. While calling Thursday’s game against the Kings, Elliott received a text message from his former teammate, who was watching the game. Duncan said Elliott looked like a ...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward making progress in return from injury

Utah Jazz fans have some news that should get them excited. Gordon Hayward was seen shooting around prior to Friday’s game against the Lakers. It was the first time Hayward was publicly seen shooting with both hands since dislocating a finger on his left hand earlier this month. Here’s video of Hayward shooting around: Gordon Hayward out on the warmup floor taking shots...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Les Miles hires new agent, is looking to coach again

Les Miles has added a high-profile agent to his team of representatives, which is an indication regarding his seriousness about coaching again. The Baton Rouge Advocate’s Ross Dellenger wrote about the development Friday, and says Miles hired former NFL first-round pick and current agent Trace Armstrong to his team of reps. Miles told Dellenger that he wants to win elsewhere....
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Francona, Epstein had funny text message exchange about World Series

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein are in the middle of a tightly-contested World Series battle against each other. But that’s not stopping the two old friends from engaging in some light banter on the side. In an appearance on The Spiegel & Goff Show on 670 The Score on Friday, Epstein, who worked with Francona for eight years...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Annoyed Todd Bowles bats away questions about Christian Hackenburg, Bryce Petty

With Geno Smith done for the season and Ryan Fitzpatrick struggling, the New York Jets are dealing with some questions about their quarterbacks. One of those questions is who the No. 2 quarterback is, because injuries and struggles dictate that they could be called into action. The two other quarterback options would be rookie Christian Hackenburg and second-year backup Bryce Petty...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan flag planted in yard of Urban Meyer’s house

The Michigan Wolverines are flying high just a week after their rivals, the Ohio State Buckeyes, lost their first game of the season. Someone in Ohio is already taking advantage of that. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s wife Shelley shared a picture on Twitter of a small Michigan flag planted in the front yard of the family’s home. Found in my yard-NOT funny, whoever you are that trespassed.
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kanter: Thunder were 'better, played harder' than Warriors in WCF

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s collapse to the Golden State Warriors in last year’s Western Conference Finals won’t soon be forgotten by any of their players, especially center Enes Kanter. In a recent interview with Scooby Axson of Sports Illustrated, Kanter said losing that series hurt especially because OKC knew they were the better team. “It was definitely frustrating...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

CJ Anderson reportedly placed on injured reserve

Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson’s recovery will not be a short one. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Anderson has been placed on injured reserve by the Broncos, with his recovery time unlikely to be a short one. The #Broncos have placed RB CJ Anderson on Injured Reserve, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2016 With the #Broncos placing RB...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys reportedly tried to trade up for Paxton Lynch, Connor Cook before picking Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott suddenly looks like a star in the making for the Dallas Cowboys, but their actions both during and after the NFL Draft indicate that he was never their first choice. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cowboys attempted to trade up twice during the draft to take a quarterback other than Prescott, and tried to trade for two veteran backups to Tony Romo as late as...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles ruled out for Week 8 with knee issues

Jamaal Charles’ 2016 campaign is shaping up to be one to forget thanks to ongoing injury concerns. Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said on Friday that Charles has been ruled out for Week 8 against the Indianapolis Colts with knee issues, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star. #Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Jamaal Charles will miss Sunday's game with knee issues. —...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray getting MRI on injured toe

The Tennessee Titans cruised to a 36-22 divisional victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, but they emerged from it with a bit of concern about the health of their starting running back. Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said on Friday that DeMarco Murray, who exited briefly on Thursday with a toe injury, will have an MRI on the toe, per Jim Wyatt of Titans Online. The...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer battling Alzheimer’s disease

Former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer is battling Alzheimer’s disease, according to his wife. The 73-year-old, who had coaching stops in Cleveland, Kansas City, Washington and San Diego, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s approximately five years ago, according to ESPN Cleveland’s Tony Grossi. “He’s in the best of health, [but] sometimes he just doesn’t...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kent Bazemore apologizes to John Wall on Twitter for flagrant foul

The Atlanta Hawks’ 114-99 victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday was marred by a dangerous foul by Kent Bazemore, who undercut John Wall on a transition dunk attempt in the third quarter. But Bazemore, who was whistled for a Flagrant 1 on the play, is doing his best to accept responsibility and move on. Bazemore took to Twitter on Friday to reach out to the Wizards point...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Five potential upsets that could change the CFB Playoff

With the college football season just on the other side of its mid-way point, the dominant teams are beginning to stake their claim, and the early view of the College Football Playoff is slowly coming into focus. But over the next seven weeks there will be teams looking to derail some of these top programs. And what we see shaping up right now will inevitably change by the time...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

JJ Watt dating pro soccer player Kealia Ohai

The latest rumors surrounding J.J. Watt’s personal life have been that the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is dating Kealia Ohai, a professional women’s soccer player for the Houston Dash. We now have confirmation that those rumors are true. In a recent appearance on the 2 Up Front podcast, Ohai was asked if she has been seeing Watt. The 24-year-old wasn’t afraid to...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson downplays severity of latest injury problem

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is hurting, but he doesn’t think it is anything that will keep him from playing. Having already dealt with ankle and MCL injuries during the season, Wilson is now coping with a right pectoral injury. He said that, while sore, it’s not bad and he does not expect it to keep him out for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints....
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Four NBA teams that could surprise this season

The birds are singing, the bells are ringing, and the memes are swinging, which can only mean one thing: the NBA season is officially upon us. What’s beautiful about basketball is that there’s a little something for everyone. Perhaps watching the Golden State Warriors firebomb the court from all five positions doesn’t quite tickle your fancy. Maybe you’ve grown tired of seeing...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Iguodala says he laughs about LeBron's NBA Finals block

Andre Iguodala was the victim of one of the most memorable plays in NBA Finals history, and all he can really do is laugh about it. Iguodala was on the wrong side of “The Block” made by LeBron James in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, and all he can do is hold his hands up and say it was a great play – but that James had some very important, little-credited help. “If J.R. [Smith...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

76ers apologize for pulling singer from national anthem

The Philadelphia 76ers have apologized for blocking a singer from performing the national anthem because of a message she had written across her shirt at their home opener Wednesday night. In a statement issued on Friday, the Sixers said they were “wrong” for pulling Sevyn Streeter and invited her to perform at another game in the future. Statement from 76ers on the Sevyn...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Durant stays late after practice, yells at himself while shooting

Kevin Durant is not pleased that he lost his first ever regular season game as a member of the Golden State Warriors, and he appears to already be using it as motivation. In advance of his team’s upcoming game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Durant stayed late after practice at the Smoothie King Center on Thursday to work on his game. It was there that ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron doesn’t want Thompson bringing Khloe around Cavs?

The relationship between Cleveland Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian has gotten serious in a hurry, and some of Thompson’s teammates may feel uneasy about that. According to one report, LeBron James doesn’t want Thompson bringing Kardashian around the team. A recent story from HollywoodLife.com claims LeBron is unhappy Thompson is dating a “drama magnet...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

5 NFL players poised to make a late-season impact

The NFL is nearing the midway point of the 2016 regular season, and that means divisional and playoff races are slowly beginning to heat up. It also means players will soon be returning from Injured Reserve (IR), others will be added and inconsistent talent will be replaced. With all of that in mind, here’s a look at five players who are poised to make a late-season impact for...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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