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Porn star Mia Khalifa really wants Kobe Bryant to retire

Kobe Bryant has already announced that he will retire following the 2015-2016 season. But if he changes his mind, an adult film star will be incredibly disappointed. Mia Khalifa, a porn star who keeps up with the happenings of the sports world and often tweets about it, shared a conversation she recently had with a friend that involved Bryant. Khalifa’s friend joked that Kobe...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy, girlfriend Erica Stoll confirm engagement

PGA superstar Rory McIlroy and his girlfriend Erica Stoll attended their first public event as an engaged couple Thursday night. In the wake of rumors that McIlroy had popped the question during a recent trip to Paris, Stoll was spotted wearing an impressive diamond engagement ring at the Paddy Wallace Fund for Autism event in Belfast, Ireland. Us Weekly shared a photo of the bling...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals have 'significant interest' in Chapman

The Dodgers are believed to have moved on from Aroldis Chapman, but that does not mean the Reds will be unable to find a trade partner for the left-handed fireballer this offseason. Marly Rivera of ESPNDeportes.com reports that the Nationals have “significant interest” in acquiring Chapman, with the Astros also in the mix. Rivera notes that the Dodgers have not completely given...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney made $200K bonus on game-winning sack

Dwight Freeney has been sacking opposing quarterbacks for the better part of 14 years, and one of the most important takedowns of his career sealed a win for the Arizona Cardinals over the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night. It also netted Freeney an extra $200,000. As ESPN’s Field Yates notes, Freeney earned a $200,000 bonus by recording his fourth sack of the year when he stripped...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Reporter who broke leg in court-storming: I wasn't trampled

Randy Peterson, a beat writer who covers Iowa State athletics for the Des Moines Register, suffered a broken leg Thursday night when Cyclones fans stormed the court following their win over in-state rival Iowa. After receiving treatment, Peterson wanted to make it clear that he was not trampled by fans, as many are claiming. On Friday morning, Peterson tweeted that he recalls having...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley rips CNN for selling out with Trump coverage

Charles Barkley said a lot of things on the air Thursday night that thousands of Americans are thinking, but most of those Americans don’t work for the Turner Broadcasting System. The always-outspoken Barkley shared some of his thoughts on the upcoming election and spent a good portion of his rant bashing Donald Trump. He also unloaded on CNN for the way the network has covered...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald pancakes Anthony Harris blocking on touchdown

If football stats gave credit for assists, Larry Fitzgerald would certainly have a claim for one after the blocking he did on teammate Michael Floyd’s 42-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. Watch Fitz pancake helpless Minnesota defensive back Anthony Harris down the sidelines to help Floyd turn a short gain into a...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State writer suffers broken leg during court storming

Randy Peterson, a beat writer for the Des Moines Register who covers Iowa State athletics, suffered a broken leg during the court storming following the Cyclones’ 83-82 victory over rival Iowa on Thursday night. Peterson suffered the leg injury during a mad dash at Hilton Coliseum following the win. He was taken to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Photos show him...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Wilfork tells Tom Brady he is looking forward to hitting him

NBC flexed the game between the Patriots and Texans into the prime time slot Sunday evening, giving Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork the opportunity to renew acquaintances on the big stage. Brady and Wilfork were, of course, teammates for 11 seasons. They played in memorable games together and won a couple of Super Bowls. The two also faced off in practice countless times, although Wilfork...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Bryant’s girlfriend teases him: I knew him in his awkward stage

Kris Bryant is a budding MLB superstar with model looks, so it’s natural to wonder how he’s not out there playing the field instead of being committed to just one girl. That very question was asked to his longtime girlfriend, Jessica Delp, during a radio interview, and she gave a great answer. “How do you operate knowing that this guy looks this way? I’d have to break up...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ken Niumatalolo to visit with BYU about coaching job

BYU needs a new football coach, and one person they have targeted as a candidate is Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo. Niumatalolo sounds very interested in the position. The Capital Gazette reports that Niumatalolo will meet with BYU officials and tour the school’s facilities on Monday. “Kenny is doing his due diligence. He feels strongly that he needs to hear what BYU has to say,”...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson obsessively checked MLB trade rumors about his brother

Klay Thompson may be one of the best shooters on the planet and nearly a 20-point per game scorer in the NBA, but in some other respects he’s just like the rest of us. Yes, during the MLB Winter Meetings, even the Golden State Warriors guard is obsessively checking trade rumors online. Thompson joined “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday and talked about how he spent the day Wednesday...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Knight granted release of scholarship by Oklahoma

Trevor Knight will be looking to transfer schools in the coming months now that he has been granted a full release of his scholarship by Oklahoma, according to a report. Sooner Scoop reports that Knight was granted a full release by Oklahoma and will not be blocked from transferring to any school. Knight reportedly plans to graduate this semester and would be eligible to play next...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 14 expert NFL Picks against the spread – Del’s selections

Del took a beating against the spread in Week 13 with a 7-9 record, but the good news is we hit our one lock of the week and have finally gotten back to .500 with locks. We’ll be looking to finish strong with those over the final four weeks of the season while keeping the overall ATS record in the green. Week 14 is absolutely brutal for spreads (at least on Yahoo), with six games...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey: I don’t fit white running back stereotype

Christian McCaffrey is thought to be battling something other than just the 11 defenders on the opposite side of the field every time he plays a football game. There is also a bias against white players at speed positions in football because of the perception that they aren’t as fast or athletic as black players. McCaffrey, who has proven that he is one of the best players in...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge is the ‘Jared of Chipotle’

Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge may be the biggest Chipotle fan around. And he’s not about to let an E. Coli outbreak at some of their stores scare him away. Ainge joined Toucher and Rich on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston Thursday, and one of the first things to come up was Ainge’s taste for the company’s burritos. “The guys at the office refer to me as the ‘Jared of Chipotle...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Jackson: Kristaps Porzingis does not deserve All-Star selection

There is a lot of hype surrounding New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis this season, so it wouldn’t be surprising to see him get a lot of votes from fans for the All-Star Game. Though he is a popular player and playing in the largest market in the country, analyst and former coach Mark Jackson does not think Porzingis deserves an All-Star selection this year. “He’s a...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan cracks cruel fat joke about brother Rob Ryan

Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has been working with his brother Rex and the Buffalo Bills this week, but it does not sound like Rex is ready to hire his twin for a full-time role with the team. Why? Because there’s not enough space to fit him. When a reporter asked Rex if Rob will be joining the Bills in Philadelphia this weekend, the head coach said...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brother of Kristin Cavallari found dead after going missing

Michael Cavallari, the brother of reality TV actress Kristin Cavallari and brother-in-law of quarterback Jay Cutler, has been found dead after being reported missing. Cavallari’s abandoned car was found in Southern Utah on Nov. 27, but because the ground was frozen, it was tough to track anyone. However, his body finally was found. “We want to thank everyone for their love,...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns hoping to showcase Johnny Manziel for trade?

Johnny Manziel has once again been named the starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, but that does not necessarily mean the team is planning on keeping him around beyond this season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen spoke to one “prominent team executive” who speculates that Manziel could be getting an opportunity to audition for a spot on another team rather...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant listed as frontcourt player on All-Star ballot

Kobe Bryant has played like the furthest thing from an NBA All-Star this year, but the fans are almost certain to vote him in now that he has announced he is retiring at the end of the season. However, the league clearly doesn’t want Kobe taking a spot away from one of the excellent guards in the Western Conference. Bryant is a shooting guard, and he has been named an All-Star...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Angels among finalists for Jason Heyward

The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly entered the Jason Heyward sweepstakes. As of Thursday morning, it was believed that the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs were battling it out for Heyward, who is expected to sign in the near future and could get a deal worth around $200 million. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that the Angels are also working to sign the 26-year-old...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt broke his hand in practice, will still play

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt suffered a broken hand during practice Wednesday, but he will still play against the New England Patriots Sunday night. Watt told reporters on Thursday that he does not expect the injury to affect him at all. J.J. Watt: 'I broke my hand in practice yesterday and will play in the game Sunday. Football is a game where things happen.' —...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin did sarcastic jumping jacks in front of media (Video)

The Giants caught yet another break in their shockingly bad division Monday night when the Cowboys beat the Redskins on a last-second field goal. The win by Dallas created a three-way tie atop the NFC East, and New York remains a part of it. On Thursday, Giants coach Tom Coughlin was asked how the mood changed at the team facility when the Cowboys knocked off Washington. Here...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski returns to practice

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski returned to the practice field on Thursday. Gronkowski, who missed last week’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, was seen jogging with a brace on his right leg: Rob Gronkowski is back at practice today. Wearing a brace on his right leg. Edelman still missing. Chung is back. pic.twitter.com/32N0AlzRG8 — Phil Perry (@PhilAPerry...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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