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Adrian Peterson views steroids, HGH chatter as a compliment

Adrian Peterson’s incredibly fast recovery from a torn ACL and MCL left people shocked, impressed, amazed, and suspicious. The Minnesota Vikings running back tore two ligaments in late December 2011, yet he returned to play in Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season and proceeded to have one of the best seasons for a running [...]
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Umpire Jerry Meals costs Red Sox run with missed call (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The Tampa Bay Rays have been the hottest team in baseball lately, and they took first place in the AL East on Monday thanks to a blown call by umpire Jerry Meals. Daniel Nava was called out at home for an inning-ending double play in the bottom of the [...]
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Richt: Jadeveon Clowney is best football player in the world

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is widely recognized as the top player in college football. He would have been the top pick in the NFL draft had he been eligible last year, and he’s the heavy favorite to go first overall next year. As much as people have praised Clowney’s ability, nobody took it [...]
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama's Dee Liner flashes cash in Instagram picture

Another day, another young athlete doing something stupid on social media. This time it’s Alabama signee Dee Liner who created the stir. Liner, who is a four-star defensive end according to Rivals and Scout, shared a now-deleted photo on Instagram of himself flashing some cash (he’s on the left in the picture). “Me and my [...]
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Djokovic’s dad: Rafael Nadal acted differently when Novak surpassed him

Novak Djokovic’s father discussed his son’s relationship with some of the other top tennis players in the world in a recent interview, and he says Rafael Nadal’s behavior towards Nole changed after the Serb surpassed the Spaniard as a player. Nadal leads Djokovic 20-15 head-to-head, thanks largely to a 13-3 record against him on clay. [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Southwestern Oklahoma State taking football helmets to next level

Southwestern Oklahoma State is a school I never had heard of until now. I’m guessing that’s exactly why they unveiled this crazy helmet. The school started promoting this camoflauge helmet last week and began receiving attention for it. Unfortunately, the helmet is strictly a promotional item available in an auction, not one the team will [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Player: Rory McIlroy needs to find the right wife

We have discussed Rory McIlroy’s struggles several times over the past few months, and the 24-year-old doesn’t appear to be getting any better. Everyone has their own take on what has gone wrong with the former world No. 1. The theories range from issues with his equipment to a lack of focus because of his [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey topless is now a tattoo

Ronda Rousey is one of the most polarizing figures in sports. She is a dominant female MMA fighter who also happens to be quite attractive, which many consider to be a rare combination. Personally, I like Rousey. I think she’s pretty entertaining when she gives open interviews like this. But no one likes her as [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Newlyweds spend their honeymoon at Washington Redskins training camp

When most people envision their dream honeymoon, thoughts of white sand beaches, turquoise waters and tropical drinks race through their heads. Daniel and Cathie Bohannon, who got married last week, are not most people. The Bohannons held their wedding in North Carolina, not far from where the Washington Redskins hold their training camp in Richmond. [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pete Rose: Bryce Harper plays recklessly

Bryce Harper has yet to play two full seasons with the Washington Nationals, but he has already been injured several times. While it’s too early to say that Harper is injury prone, it’s obvious his style of play leaves him susceptible to twists and collisions that other players might not have to worry about. It [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers giving fans $10 vouchers in wake of Ryan Braun drama

The Milwaukee Brewers were not exactly a playoff team before Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the season, so you can understand why the suspension may have been the final straw for some of the team’s fans. In an attempt to avoid a major drop-off in ticket sales, the Brewers are offering fans [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos rookie Ross Rasner will carry all of the shoulder pads

Denver Broncos rookie Ross Rasner pulled shoulder pad duty on Monday, and there were plenty of veterans who demanded the use of his services. How many sets of pads and helmets did the former Arkansas defensive back have to carry? Let’s just say he probably bumped into a few things as he was walking off [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandt Snedeker thanks Hunter Mahan’s wife for going into labor

Brandt Snedeker won his second PGA Tour tournament of the season on Sunday when he posted a score of 16-under at the Canadian Open. The third round on Saturday was Snedeker’s best, as he shot a 63 to put himself in great position heading into the final round. But the biggest boost he received may [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Police reportedly search lake in Aaron Hernandez’s hometown for murder weapon

One major snag that prosecutors could face in the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation is that the murder weapon that was used to kill Odin Lloyd has not yet been found. Police have seized several pieces of key evidence including ammunition and surveillance photos that appear to show Hernandez holding a handgun, but the gun used [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson: All the things Adrian Peterson has done, I did them first

Adrian Peterson has been one of the best running backs in the NFL since the Minnesota Vikings drafted him in 2007. When all is said and done, he could go down as one of the greatest of all time. Chris Johnson has also been one of the better rushers in the league, but he has [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor worked with Tom Brady’s and Drew Brees’ throwing coach

The Oakland Raiders are entering the 2013 season with quite a bit of inexperience at the quarterback position. As of now, Matt Flynn is expected to be the starter. However, former Ohio State star Terrelle Pryor could challenge Flynn if he puts together a strong training camp. Pryor claims to have taken huge strides with [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig slides into home plate after walk-off home run (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig continues to provide Los Angeles Dodgers fans with his flare for the dramatic. On Sunday, Puig blasted a walk-off home run in the 11th inning of a 0-0 tie game against the Cincinnati Reds. And he even put his own personal spin on it. We [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington apologizes after seemingly racist Twitter rant

Australian professional golfer Steve Elkington could be facing disciplinary action over a series of offensive tweets he sent out while playing in the Senior British open in Southport, England over the weekend. According to The Telegraph, Elkington made racist comments on Twitter and bashed the town of Southport. The tweets, which have since been deleted, [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Papelbon: Phillies need to blow up their team like Red Sox did

Jonathan Papelbon has not recorded a save since July 11, and most of that has to do with how badly the Philadelphia Phillies have struggled. A 12-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Sunday was the eighth straight for the Phillies, who have fallen out of playoff contention and appear unlikely to climb back in. [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan took picture with Jets fan wearing ‘This Team Makes Me Drink’ shirt

Rex Ryan and his New York Jets coaching staff headed to Cortland, N.Y. on Saturday night after training camp to enjoy a little nightlife. During his travels, Ryan came across lifelong Jets fan and season ticket holder Joseph Grinwis. The young man asked Rex for a photo, but the shirt he was wearing made the [...]
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxer Keith Thurman shouts out San Diego instead of San Antonio

Boxer Keith Thurman had the right idea in mind when he attempted to thank the host city of San Antonio following his knockout win over Diego Chaves at the AT&T Center on Saturday night. Unfortunately, he screwed up one relatively major detail. Thurman was gracious in victory, thanking his managers, promoters, and those who helped [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss
POLITICAL PUGILIST

Pacquiao to run for highest office?

Manny Pacquiao, already a congressman in the Philippines, says he is considering running for president in his home country at some point in the future.

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July 28, 2013  |  5 Comments

Leslie Frazier tells Greg Jennings to stop the Aaron Rodgers talk

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier met with Greg Jennings on Saturday to tell the wide receiver to knock it off with the Aaron Rodgers junk. Jennings has made a few negative comments about his former Green Bay teammate since signing with the NFC North rival Vikings in March. In one interview, Jennings chose Brett [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tino Martinez reportedly once challenged Casey Kotchman to a fight

Miami Marlins hitting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday amid accusations that he has physically and verbally abused players. The agent for rookie second baseman Derek Dietrich reportedly informed team officials that Martnez blew up at Dietrich and grabbed him by the neck, and it is starting to sound like Martinez had a history of [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jake the Snake Roberts has lost 70 pounds, wants to do Royal Rumble

Jake the Snake Roberts is trying to get his life back on track after going through a downward spiral the past number of years. The former WWF wrestler moved in with fellow former wrestler Diamond Dallas Page last year, and he has now lost 70 pounds doing Page’s yoga workouts. In addition to the exercising, [...]
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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