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Aaron Rodgers trying to emulate Tom Brady offseason program

Aaron Rodgers wants to play for a long time, and what better way to make that happen than to try an emulate Tom Brady?Rodgers told The Sidelines with Evan Daniels Podcast that he’s watched Brady and how he stays fit during the offseason and tried to copy it as much as possible.“When you’ve reached the level of success that I have, and we have in Green Bay, you continue to have to...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: Kings treated me like ‘piece of cattle’

DeMarcus Cousins is not over how his departure from Sacramento went down.Cousins opened up to Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated about the abrupt trade that sent him from the Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans, and he still harbors hard feelings toward some members of the Sacramento front office.“I wanted my legacy to end in Sacramento,” Cousins said. “I invested so much time and energy...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon a possibility for Packers?

If Joe Mixon can stay out of trouble and somehow repair his image, the former Oklahoma running back could wind up being a steal for a team that does not have an early pick in the NFL Draft. Coincidentally, the Green Bay Packers have the 29th overall pick.They also have a glaring need at the running back position, and there could be some interest. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Teams concerned about Kaepernick's vegan diet

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and there are more than a few people who think that has a lot to do with the quarterback’s decision to protest the national anthem last season. But could some teams be concerned about what Kaepernick is — or is not — putting into his body?Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports that there are some concerns about Kaepernick’s vegan diet....
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Washington still offering Cousins $20M, low guarantee

Kirk Cousins seems to be no closer to signing an extension with Washington today than he was several months ago, and that could be because the team has not budged from its initial offer.A report from February claimed Washington has offered Cousins a contract with an average annual value of $20 million, and the two sides were not close to an agreement. Mike Jones of the Washington...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Drew Brees believes he could play seven more seasons

Drew Brees is entering the final guaranteed year of his contract, and he will turn 39 shortly after the season ends. But like Tom Brady, the old man insists he is not giving retirement a thought.In an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio Friday, Brees said his body feels good enough that he believes he can play until age 45. While he didn’t win a Super Bowl like Brady, Brees managed...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox prospect Roniel Raudes has bizarre pre-pitch routine

If Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Roniel Raudes ever makes his way to the major leagues, hitters are going to have to study up to prepare for his insane pre-pitch routine.MLB reporter Keith Law captured of video of Raudes on the mound in spring training, and it shows the 19-year-old’s incredibly unique delivery. We can’t even describe it, so just have a look for yourself: From...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Top 10 favorites to win MLB MVP awards

Can you feel it? Can you smell it? Baseball is in the air, and in a matter of days, spring training will be a thing of the past and every game will finally count. Teams across the league will be vying for a championship, and superstars will have an opportunity to put their stamp on MLB history.Already this spring we’ve taken a look at early Rookie of the Year favorites, as well as...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Terrell Suggs: Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL teams

Terrell Suggs and his coach have differing opinions on why Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent.Earlier in the week, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said it is “intellectually lazy” for people to think Kaepernick’s controversial political stances are the reason the quarterback hasn’t been signed. When asked by TMZ on Thursday if he believes Kaepernick has been blacklisted...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested for DUI after Pistons loss

What was arguably the worst loss of the season for the Detroit Pistons appears to have taken its toll on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.The Pistons guard was arrested for a DUI early Wednesday morning, hours after the team blew a lead and lost to the Miami Heat, according to reports.Caldwell-Pope was pulled over for driving 45 mph in a 25 mph zone, and an officer smelled alcohol. Caldwell...
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March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Cavs are ‘in a bad spot’

LeBron James stated the obvious after his Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night: the Cavs are not looking so hot.Not only did the Cavs lose to the Bulls 99-93, but they have now dropped in three in a row and trail the Boston Celtics for first in the Eastern Conference.James, who scored 26 points in the loss, was in a hurry to get out of Chicago after the...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Five biggest storylines entering the Final Four

College basketball has the unique advantage of not just an exciting championship, like the Super Bowl or World Series, but having that level of excitement carry through the semifinals as well.The Final Four is so gargantuan in importance and pressure. Everything either seems bigger, or is actually bigger, like the giant football stadiums the games are played in.With nearly a week...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson owed gambler nearly $2 million in 2012

Phil Mickelson avoided being charged for insider trading for acting on a stock tip in 2012, but the case has revealed another interesting note about the golfer's gambling habit.Mickelson has long had a reputation for being a huge gambler, which is sort of how he ended up in the situation. It was revealed in court on Thursday that Lefty owed gambling pro Billy Walters nearly $2 million...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma has message for UConn haters

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball program has been on a sustained run of excellence for several years that has produced more than a few haters and head coach Geno Auriemma has no time for them. To the surprise of no one, the Huskies have advanced to the Final Four of this year’s Women’s NCAA Tournament after easy victories over Albany, Syracuse, UCLA, and Oregon. UConn...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Yadier Molina finalizing three year extension worth over $55 million

Yadier Molina reportedly did not want to negotiate a contract extension during the season. It looks as though there will be no need for that.Molina was potentially headed towards free agency after this season, although there is a mutual option in his contract for the 2018 season at $15 million with a $2 million buyout. Despite being 34 years old, Molina is still among the best all...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

John Fox thinks Bears are close to winning

The Chicago Bears have gone 9-23 in two seasons under John Fox, including a poor 3-13 campaign last season. But the Bears head coach believes the team is close to winning.Speaking at the league's annual meetings Wednesday, Fox expressed optimism about his team.“Going back to a lot of the changes, we’ve had a lot of change,” Fox said Wednesday via CSN Chicago. “I think we’re better...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James does Lonzo Ball shooting impression in warm-ups

How would LeBron James do if he had a shot like Lonzo Ball? The King decided to give fans a glimpse on Thursday.Shooting in warm-ups prior to the Cavaliers’ game against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, James busted out a few jumpers in the shooting style of Ball: Ball’s unconventional shot has received plenty of notice as he has received increasing attention.Though it may have...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Potential No. 1 pick created Twitter account in response to catfish attempt

Potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Myles Garrett joined Twitter this week, which was a big thing for him.Garrett was anti-social media during his career at Texas A&M, and reluctantly joined Twitter. He did so in order to help prevent catfishing that was going on from impostors using his name on social media.The Star-Telegram reports that an impostor used his name on social...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Bees cause Padres, Rockies to hit the deck

Everyone hit the deck like they were doing a drop drill during Thursday’s Rockies-Padres spring training game after a swarm of bees appeared on the field.San Diego pitcher Trey Wingenter was pitching in the top of the ninth inning and stepped off the rubber after seeing the swarm. He quickly went down. The batter, umpire, and other players on the field soon followed by going down...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Rougned Odor’s extension with Rangers includes two horses

Rougned Odor’s contract extension with the Texas Rangers appears to be emboldening all of the neigh-sayers.Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports on Thursday that the six-year, $49.5 million agreement between Odor and the Rangers also includes two horses. The 23-year-old infielder apparently raises them in his spare time. Rangers GM Jon Daniels confirmed the inclusion of the...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Scot McCloughan has not been drinking

When Scot McCloughan was finally fired by Washington earlier this month, a leak said that the GM was having alcohol issues. The other side of the story is that team president Bruce Allen was jealous of McCloughan and got rid of him for that reason. Though McCloughan hasn’t spoken about his dismissal yet, we got a glimpse of his feelings via one of his former players. Michael Robinson...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward could sign with Heat in free agency this summer

Could Pat Riley have another free-agent coup up his sleeve this July?Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reports on Thursday that there are “whispers” that All-Star forward Gordon Hayward could end up with the Miami Heat this offseason if the Utah Jazz can’t re-sign him.The 27-year-old Hayward, who is averaging career-highs in points (21.8) and rebounds per game (5.5) this season...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Scottie Pippen blames Phil Jackson for Knicks’ woes, sides with Carmelo Anthony

Winning six championship rings together apparently isn’t enough for Scottie Pippen to give his former head coach a pass. In an appearance on ESPN’s “The Jump” Thursday, Pippen placed the blame for the New York Knicks’ struggles squarely on the shoulders of president Phil Jackson, who coached him for nine seasons on the Chicago Bulls. “I just think he hasn’t put the right pieces on...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

James Jones reportedly challenged Cavs in locker room after blowout loss to Spurs

Despite averaging fewer than 10 minutes per game in his Cleveland Cavaliers career, James Jones continues to prove his irreplaceability to the team.According to a report by Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com on Thursday, the veteran forward challenged the Cavs in the locker room after Monday’s 103-74 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, “asking rhetorically what the players really wanted out...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeanie Buss: Luke Walton can be Lakers coach for 10-15 years

Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss envisions head coach Luke Walton being at the helm of the team for the long-haul, perhaps even into the 2030s.In a recent podcast appearance on Forbes Sports Money, Buss said that she thinks Walton can be the Lakers head coach of the next 10-15 years.“What was important to me was how he felt about our coach, Luke Walton,” Buss said of hiring...
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March 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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