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Houston writer John McClain eats newspaper after draft prediction goes wrong (Video)

Veteran NFL writer John McClain is a man of his word, and we love him for it. McClain, who is an NFL columnist for the Houston Chronicle, was so confident a few months ago that the Texans would take a quarterback first overall, he told Sports Radio 610 in Houston that he would eat the […]
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins safety seemingly criticizes Michael Sam pick

The reception after Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday was pretty welcoming, but one NFL player did not approve and let people know over Twitter. Miami Dolphins safety/special teamer Don Jones tweeted “OMG” after Sam was drafted. When someone asked if Jones’ “OMG” tweet was about Sam, he responded that […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady makes season debut for Sugar Land Skeeters (Video)

Back when former NBA All-Star and scoring champion Tracy McGrady made his intentions of making a go of professional baseball known, there was no guarantee he would make a regular season roster. In his first appearance with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a scrimmage against Alvin Community College, McGrady surrendered three hits and one run in […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade wears overalls, rolled up pants to Game 3

Wondering why the the Miami Heat lost Game 3 to the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday? Just look at Dwyane Wade. The LBS Fashion Police and basketball gods were having no part of that outfit. Short-sleeved shirt buttoned up to the top? Why button up to the top if you’re going no tie? What’s that all […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam gives boyfriend kiss after being drafted (Video)

Michael Sam being drafted as the first openly gay player in the NFL was news in itself, but the former Missouri linebacker’s reaction to being drafted is historic as well. ESPN recorded and decided to play Sam’s reaction to being drafted. The reigning SEC Defensive Player of the Year broke down and cried upon learning […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam makes history, drafted by Rams in 7th round

Michael Sam waited nearly three days to finally hear his name called in the NFL Draft, but the wait paid off. With the 249th pick in the draft, the St. Louis Rams picked Sam, a local college player from Missouri. Sam was the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, but he was not rated highly […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Madison Bumgarner has words for Yasiel Puig after home run, bat flip (Video)

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner took exception to the way Yasiel Puig celebrated a home run on Friday night and let the Dodgers outfielder know about it. Puig broke up Bumgarner’s shutout with a solo shot in the sixth. He did a little bat flip after hitting the homer, put his head down, and […]
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yu Darvish's perfect game ruined by routine fly ball

Yu Darvish lost a perfect game with two outs in the top of the 7th inning of his start against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night when a fly ball to right by David Ortiz fell between Alex Rios and Rougned Odor. The Rangers were employing a shift against the pull-hitting Ortiz, who hit […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones admits Johnny Manziel was highest on Cowboys’ draft board at 16

There was a lot of talk before the draft that Jerry Jones was high on Johnny Manziel and that the former Heisman Trophy winner would be in play for the Cowboys if he fell to No. 16. So when Manziel was still available at 16th overall when Dallas was on the clock, the drama-loving public […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Frazier’s 485-foot home run is MLB’s longest of 2014 (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Even though the Major League Baseball season is still young, we’ve already witnessed some prodigious home runs. Justin Upton did this to a pitch from Jenrry Mejía of the New York Mets. Bryce Harper visited the upper deck at Nationals Park. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to baseball […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon reportedly facing season-long suspension for positive marijuana test

Cleveland Browns star receiver Josh Gordon is facing a season-long suspension for a second failed drug test, according to a report. ESPN reports that Gordon tested positive for marijuana last month and was informed he is facing a suspension for the entire season. Gordon was suspended two games last season and fined two additional game […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Pouncey deactivates Twitter after talking about hazing rookie

There’s dumb. There’s stupid. There’s idiotic. There’s brainless. And then there’s Mike Pouncey. He’s worse than all of that. Pouncey undoubtedly won the award for worst tweet sent during the NFL Draft when he talked about hazing the Miami Dolphins’ first-round pick, Ja’Wuan James: Does it even matter if he sent this in jest? Of […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings reportedly had Johnny Manziel ahead of Teddy Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings drafted a coveted quarterback at the end of the first round on Thursday, but that doesn’t mean they got their No. 1 choice on their list. ESPN’s Bob Holtzman reported Friday that an assistant coach who had seen the team’s draft board said the Vikings had Johnny Manziel ahead of Teddy Bridgewater. […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Miesha Tate feels she is due a pay raise in next UFC contract

Miesha Tate is one of the UFC’s carryovers from Strikeforce and still fighting on her old deal with the old organization. Tate has fought three times for the UFC and has one fight left on her contract, and she believes she is worthy of a pay raise on her next deal. Speaking at an event […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James already in Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns jersey

LeBron James is buddies with Johnny Manziel and really wanted his Dallas Cowboys to select the former Heisman Trophy winner 16th overall in the draft. That didn’t happen, but that doesn’t mean James won’t be cheering on his friend in the NFL. In fact, LeBron already is sporting a Manziel Cleveland Browns jersey. Manziel signed […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Oden: I know I’m one of the biggest busts in NBA history

Greg Oden has gone from former No. 1 overall pick to NBA benchwarmer, but he is not ashamed of his career arc. In fact, the current Miami Heat reserve seems to have come to terms with his legacy. Oden’s former Ohio State teammate Mark Titus, who was a walk-on/benchwarmer for the Buckeyes when Oden was […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fire at James Blake’s house ruled murder-suicide

Four people were found dead Wednesday inside a Tampa mansion owned by former tennis player James Blake, and police have now determined that the deaths were the result of a murder-suicide. A man named Darrin Campbell was renting the mansion and had been living there for a year and a half, according to TMZ. Police […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marqise Lee reportedly fell in draft because of knee injury

Marqise Lee is one of the top wide receiver prospects in the NFL Draft, but he slipped out of the first round and that reportedly is because of concerns teams have about his knee. You may recall that Lee injured his knee in September in USC’s loss to Arizona State. He missed the team’s next […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins tell LaVar Arrington not to market himself as ‘Redskins great’

Is there a sports franchise more caught up in petty and frivolous matters than the Washington Redskins? Here’s a team that has one of the more offensive nicknames in sports and refuses to change it, yet they go out of their way to make sure one of their franchise “greats” does not market himself that […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Stevie Johnson likely on trade block after Sammy Watkins pick

Everyone pretty much saw this one coming: after the Buffalo Bills moved up to draft Sammy Watkins fourth overall in the draft on Thursday, they will probably be looking to deal one of the wide receivers on their roster. WGR 550 in Buffalo reported Wednesday that if the Bills drafted a receiver in the first […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Eagles fans have funny reaction to Marcus Smith pick

I think it’s the natural tendency of fans to boo a team’s draft pick, particularly when they don’t have confidence in a front office. But what does it look like when they’re simply not familiar with a pick or think it’s a reach? This. This is exactly how it looks. The Eagles took Marcus Smith […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings found Teddy Bridgewater has abnormal heartbeat

The Minnesota Vikings found that Teddy Bridgewater has an abnormal heartbeat, but it obviously wasn’t enough of an issue to dissuade them from drafting the former Louisville quarterback in the first round. Minnesota traded back into the first round Thursday to select Bridgewater with the 32nd overall pick. According to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero, they […]
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns owner: Homeless guy convinced me to draft Manziel

What if I told you that a homeless person is the reason the Cleveland Browns selected Johnny Manziel? Would you believe it? Well that’s the story ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio was selling to viewers. After the Browns traded up four spots to take Manziel at No. 22 overall in the draft, Paolantonio shared a story about […]
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns dominate first round, trade up to get Johnny Manziel at 22

Credit the Cleveland Browns for working the NFL Draft masterfully. The Browns had the No. 4 overall pick and there were rumors that they might select Johnny Manziel, though more recently reports said they would not take him that high. That obviously didn’t mean they were not interested in him, because they made three trades […]
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins takes selfie with Roger Goodell after being drafted

The Buffalo Bills traded two first-round picks and a fourth in order to move up five spots to select Sammy Watkins with the fourth overall pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. After being picked, Watkins decided to become a pioneer — he took a selfie with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Much like what David Ortiz did […]
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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