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Cardale Jones returning to Ohio State

Cardale Jones announced on Thursday that he will return to Ohio State next season. In what was an incredibly bizarre turn of events, Jones held a press conference at his high school, Ginn Academy, to inform the public that he will be continuing his education. He also said he does not expect to be given...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman girlfriend is Tracy Ripsin

The personal life of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman has suddenly been thrust into the public spotlight. Earlier this week, Aikman was asked if he still holds a grudge against Skip Bayless over Bayless speculating during the 1990s that Aikman was gay. It’s obvious that Aikman still dislikes Bayless because of it. The reason...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets charging players to attend offseason workouts?

By Steve DelVecchio Like all other teams in Major League Baseball, the New York Mets have been holding voluntary workouts throughout the winter. These sessions are typically a chance for younger players to get some extra reps and impress the coaching staff. With the Mets, however, the younger guys have to be able to afford it first. It would seem that the Mets are requiring some...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Guy selling LSU equipment chooses jail over ratting out player

Fletcher Sanders, a Baton Rouge shoe store employee, might just be the most loyal fan the LSU football team has. Sanders, 25, was recently identified as the seller of of a pair of game-worn cleats and gloves that were being sold on eBay. The gear, which was advertised as having been worn during LSU’s win...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones hinting at NFL announcement?

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones could be declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft. Jones scheduled a press conference for 3:00 p.m on Thursday. He has until then to decide if he will remain at Ohio State or turn pro. A tweet he sent at around noon on Thursday made it seem like he has decided...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Janay Rice: Ray Rice is ‘best husband in the world’

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay are working through their marital issues. That is their business, but if you think Janay calling Ray the “best husband in the world” is overkill, you certainly aren’t alone. Janay celebrated her 27th birthday on Wednesday, and Ray surprised her with a custom birthday...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bears to hire John Fox as head coach

By Steve DelVecchio The Chicago Bears are expected to hire John Fox as their next head coach, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. While Cole notes that Fox has yet to sign a contract with the team and that there are still some details being sorted out, a league source is confident the Bears have found their man. In addition, Cole speculates that Fox’s hire means Jay...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

High schooler taking Nik Stauskas’ girlfriend Taylor Anderson to prom

The magic number for retweets needed to take an athlete — or the significant other of an athlete — to prom seems to be set at 10,000. Just ask Nik Stauskas, his girlfriend Taylor Anderson and one potentially lucky high schooler named Jamie Guerra. On Wednesday night, Guerra tweeted at Stauskas to ask him how...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman still upset Skip Bayless called him gay; calls being gay ‘lifestyle choice’

When Skip Bayless was working for The Dallas Morning News in the 1990s, he wrote a series of books about the most popular football team in America, the Dallas Cowboys. In the third and final book of his trilogy, Bayless speculated — with no actual evidence — that Troy Aikman is gay. Aikman hasn’t forgotten...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray, girlfriend Heidi Mueller back together

By Steve DelVecchio As it turns out, that little social media break that DeMarco Murray and his girlfriend Heidi Mueller took from each other a few weeks ago may have been more of a fight than a breakup. Mueller posted the photo you see above on Instagram early Thursday morning. The Dallas Cowboys running back and his lady friend are currently in Aspen, Colo. together. Mueller...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings GM wants Adrian Peterson back

By Steve DelVecchio If Adrian Peterson plans on playing in the NFL next season, the Minnesota Vikings will have him. On Wednesday, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman made it clear that the team expects Peterson back when he becomes eligible for reinstatement on April 15. “I don’t know if there’s a team in the NFL that wouldn’t want Adrian Peterson on the football team...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson reportedly turned down $52 million extension

You read headlines like these ones and you really kick yourself for not being 6-foot-9 and athletic. Tristan Thompson, who is 23 and has one more year under contract with the Cavaliers, turned down a 4-year, $52 million extension from the team, according to a report. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who long has had it in...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin: Jim Tomsula won’t be as tough as Jim Harbaugh

There were a lot of rumors that players in the San Francisco 49ers locker room did not like ex-head coach Jim Harbaugh or had tired of his ways. A comment from Anquan Boldin suggests that not all the players were in love with the coach. The Niners on Wednesday promoted defensive line coach Jim Tomsula...Read More
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

PJ Hairston commits ridiculous flop (Video)

This flop is so embarrassing, P.J. Hairston, I don’t even know how you can look yourself in the mirror. Not even an 11-point performance off the bench in 21 minutes can make up for that. What an embarrassment. Come on, son. Jerome Simpson approves of this flop. Here’s another look at it:
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants had Sammy Watkins ranked ahead of Odell Beckham

By Larry Brown The New York Giants look like geniuses for selecting Odell Beckham Jr. at No. 12 overall in the 2014 draft, but even they are not quite as smart as they appear. Beckham put up best rookie season by a wide receiver since Randy Moss and was the most productive receiver in the league over the second half of the season. His 91 catches, 1,302 yards and 12 touchdowns are...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daryl Morey: Being a GM is fun like being a gynecologist

By Larry Brown Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey is a great Twitter follow for a number of reasons. He shares opinions and insights on the social media service, and best of all, he interacts with fans. From time to time Morey will host Q&As and answer questions from fans. That can lead to some great answers. Take for instance what happened on Wednesday afternoon when Morey was...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Clarett advises Ezekiel Elliott to stay in school

Maurice Clarett has some advice for Ezekiel Elliott: stay in school, don’t be a fool. Clarett posted on Instagram Wednesday to advise Elliott in response to articles advocating for the star Ohio State running back to sit out the season or to try going pro now. Recall that after encountering trouble at Ohio State, Clarett...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch says ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll is trained assassin (Video)

The case between NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll is getting wild. Driscoll accused Busch of assaulting her in September, saying the driver bashed her head into the wall of his motorhome three times. He denied the allegations and says she is a bitter ex-girlfriend looking to ruin his reputation. The two...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady drops an S-bomb (Video)

Tom Brady may be a pretty boy who wears fancy clothes and has a passion for fashion, but he has a mouth that a mother would just love to wash out with a bar of soap. On Wednesday, Brady was asked what his mood is typically like leading up to a game like the AFC...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs blatantly ignoring coaches, running different plays

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost six straight games, and panic is starting to set in. While fans shouldn’t be overly concerned about a 19-20 record halfway through the season, the fact that the players have reportedly begun to tune out head coach David Blatt is not a good sign. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com,...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: We only know who Tom Brady is because of tuck rule

We all know the tuck rule was a horrible rule that the New England Patriots benefitted greatly from, but people take it a little too far when they pretend the Patriots would be erased from NFL history if not for the controversial call back in 2002. Ray Lewis is one of those people. During a...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer on coaching in NFL: ‘Not right now’

What Urban Meyer did with Ohio State this season is easily one of the most remarkable coaching jobs in college football history. After losing two Heisman Trophy candidates in a three-month span, Meyer led his team to a national championship with a third-string sophomore. Meyer has now won three national championships since 2006. He has...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Haren bored with 'Real Housewives,' ready to play

By Steve DelVecchio Dan Haren was traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Miami Marlins last month, and there has been some speculation that the 34-year-old right-hander would rather retire than pitch in Miami. Haren even openly admitted that he would like to remain in southern California, and the Marlins have been trying to accommodate him. Judging by a tweet Haren sent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones was in drug rehab for one night

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones checked himself into rehab last week after news surfaced that he tested positive for cocaine. He didn’t stay very long. Earlier this week, Jones’ mother Camille revealed in an interview with WBNG in New York that Jones only stayed one night in the rehabilitation facility but is continuing his...Read More
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders to hire Jack Del Rio as head coach

By Steve DelVecchio The Oakland Raiders are reportedly set to hire Jack Del Rio as their next head coach, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. Del Rio spent the last three seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos. Prior to that, he was the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2003 to 2011. Del Rio, a former NFL linebacker, compiled a record of 68-71...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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