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Shaun Suisham suffered torn ACL in Hall of Fame Game

By Darryn Albert Injuries in exhibition games are always brutal. But year-ending injuries in the opening exhibition game of the season are downright devastating. That’s the fate that Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham suffered on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL’s annual Hall of Fame game. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release depth chart without tipping starting QB

The Buffalo Bills managed to release their depth chart without tipping their plans for their starting quarterback. Ahead of their first preseason game Friday against the Carolina Panthers, the Bills released an unofficial depth chart. The position of greatest intrigue on the team is quarterback, where Matt Cassel, E.J. Manuel and Tyrod Taylor are battling for the gig. The depth...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson reportedly could take qualifying offer, leave Cavs in 2016

In the greatest stalemate on this side of Hayes vs. Tilden, restricted free agent Tristan Thompson continues to hold out for a new deal from the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 24-year-old forward, who was said to be seeking a max or near-max deal, is reportedly in a deadlock with the team, having made no real progress in contract talks since mid-July. Now, Thompson may seriously be considering...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles fans petitioning the Pope to bless Sam Bradford's knees

By Steve DelVecchio Philadelphia Eagles fans are excited about the prospect of Sam Bradford slinging the ball around in Chip Kelly’s offense. Of course, Bradford needs to remain healthy for the plan to work. Fans are hoping the Pope can help with that. A petition has been started on Change.org urging Pope Francis to bless Bradford’s knees when he arrives in Philadelphia...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Donald Sterling sues V. Stiviano, TMZ over audio leak

By Larry Brown Donald Sterling is making noise in courtrooms these days. Last week a report said he was filing for a divorce from wife Shelly, to whom he was married for nearly 60 years. On Monday TMZ shared that Sterling is suing them and V. Stiviano over the audio containing his racist comments that led to supreme backlash resulting in him being pushed out as owner of the Los...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Teammates upset Michael Sam is getting special treatment?

By Larry Brown Michael Sam is starting to suffer some of the same problems that Tim Tebow experienced in the NFL. He is receiving extra media attention, which in turn has brought on some perceived preferential treatment. And that has some of his teammates upset. The Montreal Gazette reported about Sam’s CFL debut on Friday in the Alouettes’ 26-23 loss to Ottawa, where Sam...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama senate proposes bill to have Auburn claim 9 titles

By Larry Brown Auburn is officially recognized as having won two national championships in college football, but now a legal motion is in place to have the school claim many more. Auburn’s two national titles came in 1957 and 2010. They also believe they have claims to six more national championships — 1910, 1913, 1914, 1958, 1983, 1993 and 2004. The claims to the ’93 and...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Steelers kicker explains Hall of Fame Game altercation

  Former Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Jeff Reed attended the Hall of Fame Game in Canton on Sunday night to support his former team in its scrimmage against the Minnesota Vikings. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, Reed was forced to leave early. On Monday morning, photos and posts began circulating on social media that sparked rumors about Reed being kicked out of the game...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan: 'No question' I would beat LeBron in my prime

By Steve DelVecchio Michael Jordan didn’t win six NBA championships and five NBA MVP awards by lacking confidence in his abilities. So when people ask M.J. who he thinks would win in a game of 1-on-1 between him and Lebron James, they usually know what’s coming. On Saturday, Jordan fielded several questions from fans at his basketball camp in Santa Barbara. When he was asked...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Norwood Teague accused of sexually harassing reporter Amelia Rayno

Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague made a sudden decision to resign last week amid allegations that he sent inappropriate text messages to other university employees. On Monday, a local reporter revealed that sexual harassment has been a habit for Teague for quite some time. In a lengthy story that is worth reading in its entirety, Amelia Rayno of the Star Tribune detailed...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bar owner says woman was ‘hanging all over’ Patrick Kane

By Steve DelVecchio Law enforcement officials are still investigating a recent incident involving Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane, and all signs point to the investigation centering around rape allegations. That has not been confirmed by police, however. The Buffalo News, which first reported that Kane has been accused of rape, provided some details about the alleged...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton gets into fight with teammate at practice

By Steve DelVecchio Another day, another fight between two teammates during NFL training camp. On Monday morning, things got heated after Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman intercepted a Cam Newton pass. Newton, who was wearing the standard red non-contact jersey that quarterbacks wear, ended up at the bottom of a pile with his offensive teammates dragging him out. Cam...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathan Martin tweets ‘football was just a game,’ deletes it

Former NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin announced last month that he is retiring just a few months after he signed with the Carolina Panthers. The 25-year-old reportedly needed back surgery and may not have been able to play during the 2015 season. Plus, football is not all that important to Martin, anyway. On Monday morning, Martin sent his first series of tweets in roughly...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Teixeira rips fan who bumped into him

By Steve DelVecchio A fan who was sitting along the first base line at Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees got a bit overzealous while trying to take home a souvenir, and Mark Teixeira was not pleased about it. With the Yankees trailing 2-0 in the top of the ninth, Teixeira tried to reach into the stands to make a play on a foul ball. He was unable...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants among teams interested in Aldon Smith

By Steve DelVecchio The New York Giants could be in serious need of defensive line help if Jason Pierre-Paul is out to begin the regular season. As it turns out, one of the best pass rushers in the game recently hit the free agent market. But is he worth the risk? Jordan Schultz of The Huffington Post reports that the Giants are among “several teams” interested in former...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine throws down at Seattle Pro-Am 2015 (Video)

Few people in the world are as good at anything as Zach LaVine is at dunking. Over the weekend, we got a booming reminder of that much. Making a surprise appearance at the Seattle Pro-Am dunk contest on Sunday, the high-flying Timberwolves guard left us jaws agape once again with another gravity-defying dunk. For this exhibition, LaVine cocked way back to hammer home a one-handed...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

George Karl wants a Rondo-Collison pairing, but it simply won’t work

The roster the Sacramento Kings have assembled this offseason seems like something concocted in a demented lab experiment. And head coach George Karl evidently wants to ensure that the experimentation spills over to the on-court product by virtue of his, shall we say, progressive rotational vision. On more than one occasion this summer, Karl has alluded to the idea of playing the...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Kane rape accuser had bite, scratch marks

By Steve DelVecchio Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has reportedly found himself at the center of a rape investigation. Law enforcement officials in Hamburg, N.Y., have confirmed that Kane has been questioned, though they would not comment on the nature of the investigation. The Buffalo News first reported that Kane has been accused of rape, and some more details emerged...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Kane rape accuser had bite and scratch marks

Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane has reportedly found himself at the center of a rape investigation. Law enforcement officials in Hamburg, N.Y., have confirmed that Kane has been questioned, though they would not comment on the nature of the investigation. The Buffalo News first reported that Kane has been accused of rape, and some more details emerged on Sunday. The woman who...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaepernick laughs off report of fight with Aldon Smith

By Steve DelVecchio San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and now-former teammate Aldon Smith did not get into a fight during practice last week — at least according to Kaepernick. On Friday, Kaepernick laughed when reporters asked about a rumor that claimed Smith smashed up the quarterback’s Mercedes in a drunk-driving accident on Thursday night. He also said...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Bader, Rashad Evans trade trash talk over Twitter

Ryan Bader and Rashad Evans are scheduled to fight at UFC 192 in October, and the two are kicking the hype into high gear with some Twitter trash talk. On Saturday, Bader tweeted about training for the fight. Evans took a humorous swipe at him by saying he was “wasting” his time by training. @ryanbader @Powermmafitness Stop wasting your time! This won't help you! Only thing...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Sydney Seau nails Hall of Fame induction speech for dad Junior (Video)

Sydney Seau was given the opportunity to speak at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony for her late father Junior on Saturday in Canton, Ohio, and she absolutely nailed it. After going public about the Hall’s plans to deny a member of the family the opportunity to speak at the induction, the Seaus got public sentiment on their side, and the Hall agreed to let Sydney speak. She...
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August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Johnson played drums at jersey retirement ceremony (Video)

The Diamondbacks retired Randy Johnson’s uniform No. 51 prior to Saturday’s game against the Reds. They also presented him with a rare gift Johnson couldn’t resist trying out. A fan of rock music, and the band Rush, Johnson was presented with a drum set that’s an exact replica of the one used by Neil Peart during the group’s 30th anniversary tour. The set is one of just...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian watches James Harden at Drew League

By Larry Brown Looks like the relationship between Khloe Kardashian and James Harden is official. Kardashian was spotted at King/Drew Magnet High School in Los Angeles Saturday watching her boyfriend play in the Drew League. The Drew League is a famed summer pickup league that is full of current and former NBA players. On Saturday, Harden scored 25 points to help LAUNFD defeat...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis eats for free at Bob Evans during Hall of Fame weekend

Jerome Bettis was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Along with the customary yellow jacket, Bettis was presented with the option of a free meal, if he chose to take advantage of the offer. ESPN’s Trey Wingo was in Canton for the festivities and spotted the above pictured sign enticing the Steelers great to sit down for a good breakfast. During his career...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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