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Mayweather: Only fight I’m interested in is McGregor

The unlikely prospect of Floyd Mayweather Jr. coming out of retirement for a cross-sport fight with Conor McGregor is the storyline that won’t seem to die, and Mayweather continues to do his part to breathe life into it. In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday, Mayweather was asked about McGregor saying two months ago that he wants $100 million to fight the undefeated...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow does not get invite to spring training from Mets

Tim Tebow won’t be in the New York Mets’ big league camp in spring training. Tebow was omitted from the list of players invited to the club’s major league camp in February, according to Anthony Rieber of Newsday. It’s not a huge surprise, but it is an admission that Tebow is well behind in his baseball career. Tebow could still appear in spring training games, as he’ll...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Broncos hire Vance Joseph as head coach

The Denver Broncos have officially hired a new head coach. Executive vice president of football operations John Elway announced on Wednesday that the team has reached an agreement with former Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. It's official.Excited to announce Vance Joseph as head coach of the Denver Broncos! pic.twitter.com/m87uUn9KXs — John Elway (@johnelway...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Lillard calls out D’Angelo Russell for throwing elbows

Damian Lillard has a big problem with D’Angelo Russell. The Portland Trail Blazers guard had an on-court exchange with Russell, who Lillard felt was throwing “little slick elbows” during Tuesday’s game. Lillard even went as far as to suggest that he and the Lakers guard might take care of things “in the back.” Damian Lillard with some pointed words after his on-court...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Josh Brown, wife Molly finalize divorce

Former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown and his ex-wife Molly recently finalized their divorce after eight years of marriage. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, a judge signed off on the divorce on Dec. 28. Josh and Molly had been separated since May 22, 2015, which was the day Brown was arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown has been ordered to pay Molly $15...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Texans using heavy underdog status as motivation vs. Pats

The Houston Texans opened as 16-point underdogs against the New England Patriots, and they consider that a motivating factor as they try to shock the world. While coach Bill O’Brien declined to make much of the line, some Texans players were using it as a motivator in the week leading up to Saturday’s playoff tilt. “[It] boosts us up a little bit,” defensive end Jadeveon...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavs, Blazers have issues flying to Portland because of snow

A winter storm has dumped a historic amount of snow on Portland and its surrounding areas this week, and the inclement weather has created some travel complications for two NBA teams who are scheduled to square off on Wednesday night. For whatever reason, the Cavaliers were able to land their plane at Portland International Airport late Tuesday night. ESPN’s Rachel Nichols reports...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Ravens owner still holding out hope that Steve Smith will return

Steve Smith has been firm in saying that he is retired from the NFL, but there is at least one person associated with the Baltimore Ravens still hoping for a change of heart. Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he wouldn’t entirely rule out an NFL return for Smith, who filed paperwork to retire from the NFL on Jan. 2. “I haven’t given up hope that Steve Smith is going to come...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bills could bring in Mike McCoy as offensive coordinator

With the Buffalo Bills seemingly closing in on a new head coach, it appears that things may already be in motion with regards to staff hires. According to Sal Capaccio of WGR, there is a possibility that Mike McCoy could be lined up to be the team’s offensive coordinator under Sean McDermott, the current favorite for the head coaching position. If Sean McDermott is new Bills...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Lingerie Football League to add more clothing to unis

The Legends Football League, which was formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, announced on Wednesday that there will be some uniform changes for the upcoming season. Simply put, the ladies will now be wearing more clothing. In a press release, the LFL announced that the goal of the new uniforms is to place more emphasis on the game itself rather than what the players are...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Rose briefly considered taking break from basketball

We still don’t know many specifics as to why Derrick Rose abruptly left the New York Knicks on Monday, but whatever happened apparently had a significant emotional impact on him. Rose abruptly left the team Monday, with the Knicks unsure of their point guard’s whereabouts for a significant period of time. Citing two independent sources, the New York Daily News’s Frank Isola...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos to offer head coaching job to Vance Joseph

The Denver Broncos have seemingly narrowed their coaching search down to an offensive-minded coach and a defensive-minded coach, and one report claims defense has won out. Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph interviewed with the Broncos on Tuesday, and Mike Klis of 9 News expects the team to offer Joseph the position. I am expecting John Elway to make Vance Joseph...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott makes joke on Twitter after minor car accident

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a minor car accident near the team’s facility on Wednesday morning, but the rookie did not suffer any injuries. Fresno Police confirmed that the accident took place, with TMZ reporting that Elliott was driving a black GMC SUV that rear-ended a BMW. Both officers and Cowboys’ security responded to the scene, and police...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida State coach: Allen did not intentionally shove me

Grayson Allen has developed a reputation for being one of the dirtiest players in college basketball, and he was accused of more of the same antics in Tuesday night’s loss to Florida State. However, the alleged victim claims Allen is being wrongly accused this time around. Allen jumped into the Florida State bench area while trying to save a ball from going out of bounds in the...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron reportedly ‘frustrated’ with way he has been officiated

LeBron James feels he is not getting special treatment from NBA officials this season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers star is not happy about it. Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports that James has become “increasingly frustrated” with the way officials have treated him this year. During Tuesday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz, James was fouled by Shelvin Mack late in the first quarter...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarcus Cousins intends to sign huge extension with Kings

DeMarcus Cousins has experienced a lot of turmoil with the Sacramento Kings, but a report says he intends to sign a long-term extension with the team. CSN Bay Area’s James Ham reported on Tuesday that Cousins and the Kings have discussed numbers surrounding a contract extension. The center reportedly intends to sign a long-term deal with the team after the season using some of...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Hue Jackson not going to hire Art Briles

Hue Jackson is friendly with Art Briles and has had the former Baylor head coach visit the Cleveland Browns in a guest role, but that does not mean Jackson will be giving the coach a job with the team. After the Browns lost offensive coach Pep Hamilton to Michigan and fired their offensive line coach this week, some speculated that Jackson might try to hire Briles. But ESPN Cleveland’s...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey’s home defaced with graffiti

Ronda Rousey has endured a tough couple of weeks, and that rough patch now includes having her home tagged with graffiti. The Daily Mail published photos on Tuesday of Rousey outside her home in Venice Beach, Calif. One of the photos showed a portion of the exterior of Rousey’s home defaced with graffiti. It’s unclear what the graffiti said. Rousey, 29, was defeated by Amanda...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bills close to hiring Sean McDermott as head coach

The Buffalo Bills may be close to making a head coaching hire. The Buffalo News’ Vic Carucci reports that the Bills are “zeroed in” on Sean McDermott as their next head coach. He says the two sides could have something finalized in the next day or so. #Bills are zeroed in on Sean McDermott as their next HC. Could have something finalized in the next day or so. — Vic...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Luke Walton: Lamar Odom coaching Lakers not close to happening

Lamar Odom is out of rehab and reportedly doing much better. There even is some talk about him potentially helping the Lakers as a coach. TMZ Sports caught up with Odom this week and asked whether the former Sixth Man of the Year had interest in coaching the Lakers. He said he did. In fact, first-year Lakers head coach Luke Walton confirmed on Tuesday that he and Odom had spoken...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James gives Kyle Korver great advice on how to fit in with Cavs

LeBron’s advice to Kyle Korver on how to fit in with his new team is pretty simple. Kover is among the best three-point shooters in the NBA. He was acquired by Cleveland to give the Cavaliers another floor spacer for James and Kyrie Irving to utilize after penetrating and drawing the defense to them. So, when James told his newest teammate what to do to feel like one of the guys...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell compares himself to Stephen Curry

Le’Veon Bell looked to a superstar in another sport as a comparison for the type of impact he’s having on the NFL. The Steelers running back has become one of the more dangerous offensive weapons in the league. What helps him is an uncanny patience rarely seen at the position. While some running backs don’t let running lanes develop before charging into the cluttered line...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Twins have been in contact with Jose Bautista’s agent

The Minnesota Twins’ bizarro offseason continues. According to a report by Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com, the Twins have been in touch with the agent of free agent slugger Jose Bautista this winter. The market for the 36-year-old Bautista has been rather frosty as of late, and he may be forced to settle for a shorter-term deal. As for the Twins, they have definitely had a strange...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo has hardly talked with Fred Hoiberg about his situation

Rajon Rondo and his relationship status with the Chicago Bulls has been changed to “it’s complicated,” while the two sides still need to have “the talk.” Rondo says he has had very little communication with the Bulls’ front office since his meeting with them after being benched. What’s more concerning is that he’s had very little communication with head coach Fred...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum: ‘There’s no animosity’ in Blazers locker room

CJ McCollum is trying his best to be the Portland’s “This Is Fine” dog. In an appearance on The Vertical Podcast with Chris Mannix this week, McCollum shot down rumors of supposed tension in the Blazers’ locker room. “We’ve got a tight-knit group, there’s a lot of young guys who are on the same career trajectory, so we all get along well,” McCollum said, per Casey...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss
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