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Terry Francona shares funny quote about cold in Cleveland

The temperature in Cleveland for Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night at Progressive Field was cold, but nothing conveyed that better than a Terry Francona postgame quote. “I tried to go to the bathroom in the 4th inning and couldn’t. That tells you enough,” Francona said after the game. Ooph. Yeah, that’s pretty bad. The weather for the game was listed as 43...
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October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Gerald Green gets shamrock braided into hair

After spending last season with the Heat, Gerald Green is back with the team who drafted him back in 2008, the Celtics. To mark his return, he got a remarkable hairstyle. Prior to Boston’s season opener against the Nets, Green arrived to TD Garden with a shamrock braided into his hair. Guys, Gerald Green's hair. pic.twitter.com/eUERFWURRR — Tom Westerholm (@Tom_NBA) October...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joel Embiid hears ‘MVP’ chants during NBA debut

It finally happened. Nearly two and a half years after he was drafted No. 3 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers, Joel Embiid finally made his NBA debut. And it really could not have gone much better. Embiid showed some beautiful post moves as well as some outside range during his first career game. Sixers fans were so pleased to see him out there that they began “MVP” chants...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook gets flipped double bird by Sixers fan

Russell Westbrook did not receive a very brotherly welcome in Philly during Wednesday’s season-opening game between the Thunder and Sixers. After getting an and-1 and hollering about it, Westbrook was flipped a double bird by a Sixers fan sitting up-close to the action: Sixers fan flipping off Russell Westbrook pic.twitter.com/Ao1V4g4EGI — gifdsports (@gifdsports) October 27...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: Brett Favre ‘grandpa’ story is complete false

Aaron Rodgers on Wednesday responded to a story alleging that he was disrespectful to Brett Favre during the first ever meeting between the men. Rodgers did not mince words and says the anecdote, which alleges he called Favre “grandpa,” is 100 percent false. “The story that was out there that I saw is completely 100 percent false,” Rodgers said on Wednesday via ESPN’s...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Corey Coleman returns to practice, ‘getting closer’

The Cleveland Browns may still be seeking their first win of the season, but at least they got some good news this week. Wide receiver Corey Coleman, who is one of the bright spots on the team, returned to practice in a limited fashion Wednesday. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot says Coleman only ran routes and did not have any balls thrown his way, but his appearance at practice...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell: There is freedom in Kobe not being around

Whether he’s handling video cameras or talking with reporters, D’Angelo Russell isn’t exactly the most tactful. That remained the case when Russell spoke with ESPN’s Sam Alipour for a feature in ESPN The Magazine. Russell, who is entering his second year in the league, shared with Alipour how things will be different this season for the Los Angeles Lakers without Kobe Bryant...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton will not run less to protect himself from injury

Those who want Cam Newton to run less in order to protect himself are not going to get their wish. Newton said Wednesday that he has no intention of curbing his instincts and running less, saying it is part of what makes him dangerous. “Even through the game, I know everybody’s watching going ‘How many times is Cam gonna run?…” Newton said Wednesday, via Kevin Patra of...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Fisher responds to ‘absurd’ report about Jared Goff

Jared Goff appears to be closer and closer to being ready to play for the Los Angeles Rams, which led Rams head coach Jeff Fisher to blast a report saying otherwise. Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reported on Tuesday that Goff, the Rams' No. 1 overall draft pick, was "a long way away from playing." On Wednesday, Fisher was asked about that report and said the thought of Cole, who...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman attends press conference dressed as Harry Potter (Video)

It may be a few days early, but Richard Sherman is getting into the Halloween spirit. The Seahawks cornerback turned up to a press conference today fully dressed up as Harry Potter. Richard Sherman goes full Harry Potter in pre-Halloween press conference. #Seahawks @thenewstribune pic.twitter.com/az0chsAJrZ — Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) October 26, 2016 Sherman’s stated reason...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware burglary suspects apprehended

The men suspected of burglarizing the home of Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware have been apprehended, according to Denver Police. Denver Police shared the news in a tweet on Wednesday and said the stolen property has also been recovered. ALERT: The suspects in this investigation have been apprehended and the stolen property has been recovered. Thank U, #Denver for your...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Joel Embiid on how he learned to shoot: ‘I watched white people’

The quotation sensation known as Joel Embiid is at it again. In a recent interview with Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated, the lovable Sixers big man opened up about a variety of topics and flashed his trademark sense of humor, particularly when talking about how he learned to shoot the ball. “You know how I learned to shoot?” Embiid said. “I watched white people. Just regular...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cub fan sent Trevor Bauer a drone ahead of World Series matchup

Chicago Cubs fans are doing whatever they can to help the Cubs and hurt the Cleveland Indians. That includes some rather unique gifts sent to Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer, who famously injured his finger during the ALCS while trying to repair a drone. One particular Cubs fan was more than happy to try to help feed Bauer’s hobby ahead of his scheduled start in Game 2. I see...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Dennis Schröder lands 4-year, $70 million extension from Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks just made a big-time commitment to their presumptive point guard of the future. According to a report by Zach Lowe and Marc Stein of ESPN on Wednesday, Hawks point guard Dennis Schröder has agreed to a four-year, $70 million contract extension with the team. ESPN sources tell @ZachLowe_NBA and I that Hawks guard Dennis Schroder has landed a four-year, $70 million...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall shows support for Fitzpatrick with funny shirt

Ryan Fitzpatrick’s exile as starting quarterback of the New York Jets lasted less than a full half of football, and his favorite target seems just fine with that. On Wednesday, wide receiver Brandon Marshall spoke to the media while wearing a shirt that read “Fitz Magic 2.0.” Jets WR Brandon Marshall maybe sending a message with his choice of T-shirts ... pic.twitter.com...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: CJ Anderson expected to miss multiple weeks with knee injury

The CJ Anderson Resurgence Tour Bus just caught a flat tire. According to a report by Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, Anderson is expected to miss at least a few weeks with a knee injury and will get a second opinion on Wednesday to see if he’ll be out longer than that. Broncos RB C.J. Anderson expected!out at least a few weeks with a knee injury, source says. Second opinion today...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook did not pay attention to Kevin Durant debut with Warriors

Russell Westbrook had a very simple answer when asked if he paid any attention to Kevin Durant’s Golden State Warriors debut. “Nah,” Westbrook said Wednesday when asked if he’d watched any of Tuesday night’s games, via Royce Young of ESPN. Westbrook repeated that when asked if he’d seen any of the scores, which would have included Golden State’s decisive home loss...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert jokingly calls out Kristaps Porzingis after collision

Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman Shumpert had to exit Tuesday’s season opener early after colliding with New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis, but he’s maintaining a good sense of humor about the whole business. Shumpert was driving late in the third quarter of Cleveland’s 117-88 victory when he inadvertently hit his head on Porzingis’ hip. He was down for several...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao wants rematch with Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao has a welterweight championship fight upcoming against Jessie Vargas in less than two weeks, but it would seem he has his sights set on a much bigger bout. Pacquiao still wants a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Freddie Roach, who trains Pacquiao, told Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times this week that he recently informed CBS executive chairman Les Moonves that...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jayson Tatum out two weeks with foot sprain

Already down one star freshman with the beginning of the regular season looming, the Duke Blue Devils may now be without another as well. The team announced on Wednesday that top recruit Jayson Tatum will be out for two weeks after suffering a left foot sprain in practice on Tuesday. Fortunately, it appears as though the injury to the 18-year-old small forward could have been much...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Romo begins throwing passes in Cowboys’ practice

Tony Romo is gearing up for his return. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback threw at practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is on the practice field for the first time since training… https://t.co/YZYjbHvtH1 pic.twitter.com/6KHK2VHfvt — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 26, 2016 According to ESPN’s...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Officials say alcohol was factor in Jose Fernandez crash

Investigators have determined that alcohol was likely a factor in the boating accident that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends last month. According to a search warrant affidavit that was obtained by the Miami Herald, Fernandez and his two friends, 27-year-old Emilio Jesus Macias and 25-year-old Eduardo Rivero, all had a strong odor of alcohol on...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Golden Tate admits he was motivated after benching by Lions

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate saw his season get off to an exceptionally slow start, and it turns out that it led to something of a spark. Tate was essentially benched during the Lions’ Week 4 tilt against the Chicago Bears. Since then, he’s racked up 297 yards receiving on 17 catches and looked like a completely different player. He credits the benching with allowing...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade finalize World Series wager

With the World Series having officially begun on Tuesday night, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have finalized the wager they vowed to make as fans of the two teams that are playing for a championship. Wade, a Cubs supporter who grew up in Chicago, laid out the terms of the bet in a video that was shared on the Uninterrupted Twitter account: The #WorldSeries bet is on! @DwyaneWade...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians wants to ban defenders leaping on FG tries

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has had enough of the practice of defenders jumping over the offensive line to try to block field goal attempts. His problem with the practice isn’t simply because his team was perhaps wrongly victimized for it on Sunday night, but because he considers it dangerous and bad for football. “The Competition Committee went through that play and...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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