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LSU QB Zach Mettenberger: I don’t have horrible mechanics like Tim Tebow

LSU has been a national championship contender for the past several seasons, and most of the their success has been the product of a ferocious defense. The Tigers like to pound the ball on the ground and create turnovers. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger was asked to do very little in his junior season last year, but [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Investigators search highway in connection with Aaron Hernandez murder case

On Wednesday morning, authorities searched an area along Route 95 south in Dedham, Mass. for the second straight day in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation. According to FOX 25 in Boston, Mass. State Police troopers and seven investigators scoured a specific area along the shoulder of the highway and grass closest to the [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Dallas Mavericks are better off without Dwight Howard

The Dallas Mavericks were one of the teams who were believed to be in the final running earlier this month as Dwight Howard weighed his options for the future. Once it became obvious Howard wasn’t going to return to Los Angeles, the Houston Rockets had to beat out the Mavs and the Golden State Warriors [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy putts into a bunker at the British Open

Rory McIlroy’s struggles on the PGA Tour this season have been well documented, and they continued during the first round of the British Open on Thursday morning. McIlroy shot a 79 in the opening round at Muirfield to finish at 8-over on the day. At one point, he even putted the ball into a bunker. [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiki Barber: Eli Manning is a better quarterback than Peyton Manning

The general consensus among football fans is that Peyton Manning is a much better quarterback than Eli Manning. Prior to the New York Giants’ Super Bowl campaign in 2007, very few people believed Eli would ever be on the same stratosphere as his older brother. Two Super Bowl rings have made the conversation more interesting. [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Knicks owner James Dolan reportedly wanted to trade Iman Shumpert

The New York Knicks have been criticized for making poor front office decisions over the past several decades, which is one of the reasons they have not won an NBA title since the 1970s. They came close in the 1990s with Patrick Ewing, but there always seemed to be one or two moves they made [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich called Doc Rivers for advice on dealing with Game 7 loss

For all the success Doc Rivers had as the head coach of the Boston Celtics, he knows plenty about devastating losses. The Celtics came close to winning their second championship under Rivers multiple times after they won an NBA title in 2008. In 2010, Boston lost a gut-wrenching Game 7 to the Los Angeles Lakers [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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Johnson will smoke this cigar if Titans win SB

The Tennessee Titans are a long way from reaching the Super Bowl, but that hasn’t stopped running back Chris Johnson from picking out his victory cigar in the small case that the team pulls off a miracle run next season. “I’m smoking that if we win the Super Bowl the whole cigar,” Johnson wrote on [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew says teammate almost didn’t block for him to beat him in fantasy

If you think you and your friends take fantasy football too seriously, just wait until you hear this story. During an interview with Evan Cohen and Steve Phillips on “Evan and Phillips in the Morning” on Mad Dog Radio SiriusXM 86 on Wednesday, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew shared a story about how one [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Jones has some weight to lose before his UFC 165 fight

Jon Jones has spent the past three months recovering from a toe injury sustained in his win over Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, and he’s gained some weight during that time. Jones has been eating junk food during his recovery and now has a slight gut working. But Jones isn’t at all worried. He knows [...]
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps and girlfriend Win McMurry cozy up at ESPYs

Michael Phelps brought a familiar face as his date for the ESPYs. For those who are unfamiliar, the stunning blonde by his side at the awards show was Golf Channel reporter Win McMurry. The two were sitting next to each other for the show, and McMurry had her arm tucked inside the Olympic swimmer’s. This [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Marisa Miller, Katherine Webb highlight hottest women of the 2013 ESPYs

Why do I love the ESPYs? Like many others, I enjoy reliving some of the best highlights from the sports year. Awards like Best Game, Best Play and Best Moment bring back a roller coaster of emotions for everyone from casual fans to diehards. But that’s only part of it. There are also the women. [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron too busy winning national championships for ESPYs

A.J. McCarron did not attend the ESPYs in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. His girlfriend, Katherine Webb, was in attendance and even had a speaking role in the show. McCarron’s SEC rival Johnny Manziel was also in attendance for the show. McCarron must have heard from people asking him why he wasn’t at the event, [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

LeBron James, Brandon Marshall wear red suits on ESPYs red carpet

LeBron James picked an interesting time to try out the concept of blending in. As someone who has been crowned “The King” since he was 17 years old, LeBron is used to being noticed everywhere he goes. On Wednesday night at the ESPYs, cameras almost lost the two-time NBA Finals MVP as he was strutting [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick wore a red jacket and blue pants to the ESPYs

Now that Colin Kaepernick is becoming a big-time athlete, he’s starting to wear the type of clothes only big-time athletes can get away with. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback showed up to the ESPYs wearing a red jacket, matching red shoes, blue pants, and matching blue handkerchief in his breast pocket. The outfit also (sort [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Amanda Enfield hits ESPYs red carpet with husband Andy

Amanda Enfield hit the red carpet at the ESPYs with husband Andy on Wednesday for her first highly public appearance since the two were introduced when Andy took over as USC’s head basketball coach. As you well know, Amanda, who is a former supermodel, became a popular figure in March during Florida Gulf Coast’s stunning [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce says ‘Thank You’ to Boston with cool Instagram photos

Paul Pierce was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in June, ending his 15-season career with the Boston Celtics. After nine teams passed on Pierce in the 1998 NBA Draft, the Celtics decided enough was enough and took the former Kansas star. Their faith in Pierce paid off; he developed into a franchise player, franchise icon, [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel receives props from Drake for media day

Johnny Manziel has friends in high places, but you already knew that. Johnny Football has been repping Drake’s gear and shouting out the rapper’s OVO crew for months ever since meeting the Canadian artist over the offseason. In fact, Manziel even said meeting Drake was the highlight of his offseason. Apparently that relationship goes two [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal’s uncle Toni admits he cheats by coaching during matches

Toni Nadal admitted what everyone already knows: he breaks ATP Tour rules by coaching his nephew Rafael during matches. Tennis players are not allowed to be coached during matches per ATP Tour and grand slam rules, but “Uncle Toni” has long been advising and guiding his nephew during matches. “Hablo con Rafel durante los partidos. [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  6 Comments

Matt Harvey wants to model his dating life after Derek Jeter’s

New York Mets ace Matt Harvey could be the next big thing in New York. In addition to having a 7-2 record and a 2.35 ERA in 19 starts this season, Harvey also has a tremendous sense of humor. And it seems like the ladies love him. Harvey, who last we heard is dating this [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni on Dwight Howard: Houston Rockets run the same offense I do

Among the many reasons Dwight Howard chose to leave the Los Angeles Lakers and sign with the Houston Rockets, his inability to coexist with Mike D’Antoni is believed to be at the forefront. Reports about Howard being frustrated with D’Antoni’s offense and coaching methods date back to May, and there has been little reason to [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson: Michael Vick will ‘probably’ be Philadelphia Eagles starter

One thing Chip Kelly has already had success with at the NFL level is keeping everyone in the dark about who the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback will be come Week 1. There have been a few stray reports about the ongoing competition between Michael Vick and Nick Foles, but we have yet to hear anything [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman: Colin Kaepernick made ‘huge mistake’ wearing Miami Dolphins hat

A lot of people feel that Colin Kaepernick took too much heat for wearing a Miami Dolphins hat a couple weeks ago, but at least one of his San Francisco 49ers teammates thought the criticism was well-deserved. Linebacker NaVorro Bowman, who at age 25 is a young player in the league like Kaepernick, said it [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Davis quit Twitter: ‘It wasn’t my cup of tea’

Unfortunately for Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, the last time home run records were being chased was during the heart of Major League Baseball’s steroid era. It will be a long time before any player who hits 30-plus home runs before the All-Star break is not accused of using steroids, and Davis has gotten a [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski almost walks out on interview over Aaron Hernandez questions (Video)

Rob Gronkowski and his family sat down for an interview with “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday, and the segment was filled with laughter and stories about Rob’s brothers beating up on him when they were growing up. In addition, there were questions about Aaron Hernandez. Those seemed to irritate the New England Patriots tight end. [...]
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July 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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