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Paris explosions outside soccer game kill at least four

At least four people were killed during explosions outside the Stade de France in Paris during a friendly soccer game Friday between France and Germany. The explosions were connected to widespread attacks throughout the city that left at least 150 people dead. The explosions were heard about 15 minutes into the match. Two of the...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki plans to play out his existing contract

Dirk Nowitzki is 37 years old and nearing the end of his NBA career, but he still plans to play out his existing contract. Nowitzki did the Dallas Mavericks a favor by signing for a limited amount of money in his final deal. He’s earning just over $8.3 million this season and has a player option at nearly $8.7 million for 2016. Though he’s up there in age, he’s planning to...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Rizzo wants Bryce Harper on Nationals for life

Bryce Harper has developed into everything the Washington Nationals could have asked for when they drafted him first overall in 2010, and the team would love to have him on their team as long as he’s playing ball. Though the Nats have not talked about a longterm contract extension for Harper yet, general manager Mike Rizzo wants to keep the outfielder with the team for his career...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan frustrated by headset issues at MetLife Stadium

Rex Ryan is once again frustrated with headset issues his team had to deal with during Thursday’s victory over the Jets at MetLife Stadium. It was the second time in three games the Bills have experienced issues with the headsets. “Pretty frustrating,” Ryan said via ESPN. “If we knew the answer, we wouldn’t have those...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pinkel to resign as Missouri head coach after lymphoma diagnosis

Gary Pinkel will step down as Missouri football coach at the end of the year due to health reasons. Pinkel was diagnosed with lymphoma in May and has coached the entire season with the diagnosis. “I made the decision in May, after visiting with my family, that I wanted to keep coaching, as long as I felt good and had the energy I needed,” Pinkel said in a statement released...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel expected to start Sunday for Browns

Johnny Manziel is reportedly getting the nod to quarterback the Browns against Pittsburgh on Sunday. The word comes from Mary Kay Cabot, despite the fact that coach Mike Pettine has been mum on his quarterback choice publicly. #Browns Johnny Manziel likely to start vs. #Steelers — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) November 13, 2015 It will...Read More
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Teams calling Browns for trades didn’t know who was in charge

As ever, the Cleveland Browns remain something of a sideshow, with a new report claiming that teams calling with trade inquiries were left unsure of who was calling the shots within the organization. The Browns were definitely open for business at the trade deadline, and Joe Thomas and Paul Kruger drew interest around the league. However, teams calling about them weren’t sure...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL will account for color blindness in future uniform testing

The NFL has admitted that they failed to account for color blindness in testing out their “Color Rush” uniform experiment, but will do so in the future. The NFL debuted the full-color uniforms during the Thursday night game between the Bills and the Jets. Unbeknownst to the league, though, fans with red-green color blindness couldn’t...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett differ in responses to Dez Bryant

Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett had differing opinions on Dez Bryant’s locker room outburst on Thursday. Jones backed Dez Bryant in his tirade, saying that he understands why the star receiver reacted the way he did. “I have a lot of experience with Dez, real close in,” Jones told KRLD-FM on Friday, via ForTheWin. “I probably have a tolerance for the way he expresses himself...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger practices, questionable for Sunday

Ben Roethlisberger practiced on a limited basis on Friday for the second straight day and is questionable for Sunday’s game against Cleveland. Roethlisberger went down last Sunday with a sprained foot and was initially expected to miss a couple weeks, but he’s practiced two days in a row (albeit on a limited basis) and isn’t out of contention for Sunday. #Steelers QB...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith: It's 'crazy' Phil Jackson revealed personal issues

J.R. Smith lashed out at Phil Jackson, saying it was “crazy” that the Knicks president shared Smith’s off-court issues with the media. Jackson traded Smith to the Cavaliers last season, and it was widely speculated that Smith had off-court issues. In July, Jackson went into great detail on what they were, telling a reporter that Smith exhibited “delinquent behavior”...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Curry thinks he could score 75 in a game, 100 would be 'tough'

Stephen Curry thinks he could theoretically score 75 points in a game, but 100 would be asking a lot. Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports asked Curry if he thought he could ever approach Wilt Chamberlain’s record of 100 points in a game. “It’s a different game today,” Curry said. “I don’t know how many shots he got up. He didn’t have a three-point line. A hundred? That...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Aikman: Jones will turn a blind eye to things if player produces

Troy Aikman said that Jerry Jones will “pretty much accept everything” from a player as long as he remains productive. The former Cowboys quarterback made the comments in a radio interview on Thursday with The Musers on KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket when asked if he felt the team had a tipping point with Greg Hardy. “I guess the line is when he’s no longer productive, you know...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers blasts refs for ejecting Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin was ejected for picking up a second technical foul in Thursday, and Doc Rivers was not too happy. He wasn’t unhappy with Griffin, mind you. No, he was more concerned with the “terrible” referees. Rivers was incredulous when Griffin was thrown out after arguing a no-call in Thursday’s game against Phoenix. For several seconds, all he could do was stare in disbelief...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fans rally in New York to support daily fantasy sports

A group of fans and employees rallied outside the office of New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman to protest his ruling that daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings constituted illegal gambling. Estimates on the crowd varied depending on the source, but roughly 250 to 300 people showed up, though according to reporters on the...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel ‘absolutely’ wants to remain with Cowboys

Matt Cassel would “absolutely” like to stay with the Dallas Cowboys for “a long period of time.” The veteran quarterback seems to be enjoying his time in Dallas, because he wants to be there long-term, even if it means backing up Tony Romo. Cassel on his future: "We'll cross that bridge when it comes...Would I like to be a Dallas Cowboy for a long period of time? Absolutely...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

600 Chris Denorfia bobbleheads mysteriously left on doorstep

A group of roommates living in University City, San Diego, recently became the proud owners of 600 bobbleheads dolls depicting former Padres outfielder Chris Denorfia. Philip Jia, one of the home’s residents, told NBC 7 in San Diego that he called the police when he discovered the boxes, not knowing what they contained or if they should be moved. The woman who answered the phone...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts setting their sights on Nick Saban?

With Andrew Luck expected to miss at least a month due to abdominal injuries, it seems more certain than ever that Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano will be fired before the 2016 season. Is the team looking at Nick Saban to replace him? During an appearance on Mad Dog Sports Radio Thursday, Colts reporter...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey responds to domestic violence accusations

Ronda Rousey responded Thursday to those accusing her of committing domestic violence by admitting in her book to beating up a boyfriend. The dialogue over Rousey’s admission was stirred up Tuesday when Yahoo Sports’ Eric Adelson asked whether there should be more outrage over the MMA fighter saying in her book that she beat up an ex. Adelson’s article sparked a wave of...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Daily News burns Rex Ryan with ‘Porky’s Revenge’ cover

Now matter how much weight Rex Ryan loses, he will always be a chubster to the New York media. After Ryan’s Buffalo Bills went to MetLife Stadium and beat the New York Jets 22-17 Thursday night, the New York Daily News commemorated the occasion with an insulting newspaper cover: Our @NYDNSports back page: Rex Ryan...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Reporter Sarah Davis makes classic herniated disk screwup

Reporter Sarah Davis fell victim to one of the most common broadcasting slip-ups we see. While doing a report during Thursday’s Boston Bruins-Colorado Avalanche game for NESN, Davis tried to say herniated disk, but you can guess what she ended up saying instead: David wasn’t the first, nor will she be the last to make...Read More
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets-Bills uniforms a nightmare for color blind people

When Nike and the NFL planned to have the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills wear their special "Color Rush" uniforms on Thursday night, there probably wasn't a color blind person in the room. If there were, it's unlikely the uniform combination would have been approved. As part of a promotion of "Color Rush" uniforms, the Jets and Bills played in all color uniforms rather than the...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bulls' Jimmy Butler gets boombox shaped fish tank

One good thing about signing a five-year, $95 million dollar contract is that it gives you the ability to turn things you dream about into reality. For Jimmy Butler, he combined his love of music with a fish tank. The Bulls star appeared on the Animal Planet show “Tanked” and told hosts Brett Raymer and Wayde King he wanted to have a fish tank shaped like a big boombox...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel views his height as a disadvantage

Johnny Manziel was a polarizing prospect when he entered the NFL, and his height was one of the knocks against him. At just under 6-feet, Manziel is not as tall as some of the other quarterbacks in the league. He specifically cited that as an issue when facing taller players on defense because it limits...Read More
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Norman fined for honoring grandfather on cleats

As we have found out on several occasions, the NFL doesn’t play around when it comes to players deviating from the suggested uniform. DeAngelo Williams was not allowed to wear pink all season to honor his late mother, who passed away from breast cancer. Martellus Bennett was fined because he wore black shoes instead of...Read More
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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