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Report: Things could get ‘ugly’ between Von Miller, Broncos

The Denver Broncos are reportedly nowhere close to agreeing on a long-term contract extension with Von Miller, and the end result could ultimately be a holdout. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, things could get “ugly” between Miller and the Broncos this summer to the point where the Super Bowl MVP could consider skipping regular season games. “This situation has...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns reportedly ‘actively shopping’ No. 2 pick

According to two separate reports on Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns have begun “actively shopping” the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. Both Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com and and Jeff Darlington of NFL Media reported Tuesday that the Browns have reached out to other teams in the top ten to assess the market and possibly trade down. Nothing imminent here, but yes, GM Sashi Brown...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Rosenhaus parts ways with Johnny Manziel

Drew Rosenhaus vowed to drop Johnny Manziel as a client if the former Cleveland Browns quarterback didn’t seek professional treatment, and the powerful agent was not bluffing. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Rosenhaus officially parted ways with Manziel on Tuesday. And now Drew Rosenhaus officially has terminated Johnny Manziel, making him second agent in two months to...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

JJ Watt rips media for ‘making stories out of non-stories’

J.J. Watt is tired of the media making a big deal out of everything he does. That’s right, the guy who never shies away from the spotlight and loves documenting much of his life on social media wants the gossip about his personal life and rumors about when his playing career will end to stop. Stop making stories out of non-stories. A bunch of guys made it to work today, not...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard pitch was so hard, it left imprint on catcher

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard throws extremely hard. His fastball is averaging 98.3 MPH, and on Monday night against the Phillies, PITCHf/x clocked his fastball at an average of 99.9 MPH, while his sinker averaged a baffling 100.3, with both pitches maxing out at 102. Not surprisingly, when you bounce 100 MPH in the dirt, it can jump back up and bite you. Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer reportedly visiting with Jets

Add the New York Jets to the list of teams that have interest in free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Hoyer is scheduled to visit with the Jets on Tuesday. Hoyer, who was released by the Houston Texans over the weekend, drew interest from the Jets when he was a free agent last offseason, but they ended up trading for Ryan Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson could face tampering charges for talking to Luke Walton

Phil Jackson is reportedly interested in hiring Luke Walton to be the New York Knicks’ next head coach, but he has not received permission to express that interest. If Jackson went and tried to recruit Walton anyway, he could face tampering charges. Walton admitted on Monday that he spoke to Jackson over the phone, though he insists it had nothing to do with coaching the Knicks...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Shannon Brown seemingly denies cheating on wife Monica

NBA free agent guard Shannon Brown appears to have addressed some recent rumors that he cheated on his wife Monica. Last week, gossip website TheShadeRoom.com reported that Shannon and Monica have been having marital issues. Those rumors seemed in line with screenshots of text messages that show a model claiming she has been sleeping with the two-time NBA champion. IOB EXCLUSIVE...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Walton not going to ‘rush’ into another coaching gig

Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton could have multiple teams offer him a head coaching job this offseason. That doesn’t mean he will accept any of them. Prior to Golden State’s win over the Houston Rockets on Monday, Walton told Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News he is focused on the playoffs and has no intention of rushing into anything else. “I know the way this...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Rams’ brass does dinner with Carson Wentz

Are the LA Rams interested in Carson Wentz, or are they just sending out intentional mixed messages? FOX NFL reporter Peter Schrager says the Rams and Wentz met for dinner on Monday night nearby the team’s facility: How's this for a Page Six style nugget? The Los Angeles Rams' top brass is currently all dining with NDSU QB Carson Wentz. @NFLonFOX — Peter Schrager (@PSchrags...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

FANchise: New football team will let fans choose everything. Everything.

Have you ever felt like you would make a great GM, or better yet, offensive coordinator? Well a new football team is allowing fans to control such factors. Former Pro Bowlers Al Wilson and Ahman Green, along with former 49ers exec Andy Dolich, are uniting on a new venture called “Project FANchise.” The group bought a team that will compete in the IFL (Indoor Football League...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

JB Bickerstaff defends Dwight Howard against ‘disinterested’ talk

Dwight Howard was labeled by some as “disinterested” during the Houston Rockets’ Game 2 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, but interim head coach JB Bickerstaff was having none of that talk. Responding to a question about Dwight after the game, Bickerstaff said disinterest was not an issue for Howard. “No, I don’t think he was disinterested,” Bickerstaff said...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

New York Daily News mocks Phil Jackson with funny cover

The New York Daily News mocked Phil Jackson with a funny newspaper cover for Tuesday, calling the legendary coach “The Nutty Professor.” Daily News backpage on Phil Jackson's upcoming triangle minicamp pic.twitter.com/WsSyJI9Z9H — Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) April 19, 2016 The amusing cover was designed in connection to a story about Jackson meeting with Knicks players this...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaq blasts James Harden: ‘He has no leadership skills’

Shaq pulled no punches when discussing James Harden at halftime of Game 2 between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors on Monday. The Rockets were down to the Warriors 66-58 at the half, which wasn’t too bad of a margin, but Shaq blasted Harden for his poor overall effort in the game. “The problem with James Harden is he has no leadership skills,” Shaq said bluntly...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steven Adams basket waved off as Thunder lose

The Oklahoma City Thunder lost Game 2 of their playoff series with the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night 85-84 after a Steven Adams basket was waved off because it came just after time expired. The Thunder had the ball with 7.1 seconds left down by one after a Raymond Felton missed free throw, and they pushed the ball ahead. OKC missed a layup and a putback, but Adams attempted a...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mavs players try to interrupt Thunder pregame routine

Pregame handshake routines have become commonplace in today’s NBA. However, Charlie Villaueva didn’t appear to be all that entertained by one performed by members of the Thunder on Monday. Prior to Game 2 between the Mavericks and Thunder, Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne were in their own little world, engaged in a fairly elaborate handshake routine. Then, along came Villanueva...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronnie Hillman re-signs with Broncos on one-year deal

Another member of the gang is officially coming back for the title defense. Broncos running back Ronnie Hillman has agreed to re-sign with the team on a one-year deal, per Mike Klis of 9NEWS Denver on Monday. RB Ronnie Hillman and Broncos have agreed on 1-year contract, per NFL source. #9news #9sports — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) April 18, 2016 The 24-year-old Hillman might have...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Wizards reportedly the front-runners to hire Scott Brooks

The Washington Wizards are definitely not trying to get off Scott-free in their search for a new head coach. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Monday, with the Rockets in the midst of a playoff series against the defending champion Warriors, the Wizards have emerged as the front-runners to hire former Coach of the Year Scott Brooks. The Wizards, meanwhile, remain in...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson thinks Walton will stay with Warriors

It sounds as if you can cross one name off the list of potential New York Knicks head coaches. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Phil Jackson has told people within the Knicks organization that he believes Luke Walton will remain in his post as an assistant with the Golden State Warriors instead of coaching the Knicks. It is unclear whether Walton is simply rejecting the Knicks...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Thibodeau gunning for T-Wolves job, wants full control

Tom Thibodeau is reportedly being “aggressive” in his pursuit of the vacant Minnesota Timberwolves job because they can offer him full control of the franchise. According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Mannix of the Vertical, Thibodeau is seeking full control over player personnel, philosophy, and hirings, and is pursuing the Minnesota vacancy because it is the only currently...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Fans behind 'Bruce' Harper sign misspelled name intentionally

The fans behind the infamous “Bruce” Harper sign at a Washington Nationals game on Saturday say the misspelling was intentional and done as a joke. Fans Ryan Winnick and Kyle Banas are not even Nationals fans — one is a Phillies fan and the other a Yankees fan — so they thought it would be funny to make a big sign saying how far they had traveled for the game, only to have...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside unhappy about DPOY voting

The NBA handed out Defensive Player of the Year on Monday, and predictably, San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard won for a second consecutive year, with Golden State’s Draymond Green coming in second. No surprises there. The third place finisher was Miami’s Hassan Whiteside, and he thinks he should have finished a fair bit higher than third. Whiteside on DPOY: "I was third place...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys interested in Hoyer 'at right price'

The Dallas Cowboys are in need of a veteran backup quarterback, and Brian Hoyer could be the answer. Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys would have interest in Hoyer “at the right price.” However, it seems likely that the 30-year-old could get more money elsewhere than what Dallas is willing to pay. Hoyer, who was released by the Houston...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Three teams interested in Browns pick at No. 2

With the top pick in the NFL Draft having already changed hands, all eyes have turned to what the Cleveland Browns will elect to do at No. 2. Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole spoke to some NFL executives, and one in particular believes that Cleveland now holds the most valuable pick in the draft. No. 2 is now the only chance that a number of teams will have to move up and get one...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan leaving Toronto for Los Angeles this summer?

Could DeMar DeRozan be on his way back to the west coast? According to Stephen A. Smith, the answer is yes, the Raptors guard is supposedly LA-bound. “He’s enjoying his last days in Toronto because he’ll leaving for Los Angeles in a few months anyways,” Smith said on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Sunday, via RealGM. Smith didn’t specify which Los Angeles team, but common sense...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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