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Attorney for Kane accuser quits case over ethical concerns

There was a major development in the Patrick Kane rape case Thursday. The lawyer for the woman accusing Kane of rape, Thomas Eoannou, quit the case after he says he learned information about the evidence bag was misrepresented to him. Lawyer for Patrick Kane accuser announces he no longer will represent his client after investigating how evidence bag surfaced. — David Haugh...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: Days of smash-mouth football are over

The Alabama Crimson Tide may be struggling to find high-quality play from their quarterbacks this season, but that does not mean they are going to roll the clock back to the old days and become a running team. That's because Nick Saban believes the days of smash-mouth football are over. Saban took some calls from fans during his weekly "Hey Coach" radio show in Tuscaloosa, including...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers scaling back playbook for Colin Kaepernick

Sometimes things can get a little too complicated for athletes and it’s best to get back to the basics. That’s apparently what the San Francisco 49ers are doing with quarterback Colin Kaepernick. According to 49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, the team has scaled back the playbook for Kaepernick to get him back to his comfort zone. “You know, a playbook is something...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh says he is off blood thinners, ready for contact

Chris Bosh is no longer on blood thinners as he ramps up for the new NBA season. Bosh missed the second half of last season after being diagnosed with blood clots. He was put on blood thinners to combat the matter, and he says he is off of them now and cleared for full contact. “I am released and ready for contact,” Bosh said Thursday via the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Bosh...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul George not pleased with Pacers' plan to start him at power forward

  The staring contest going on between Pacers president Larry Bird and forward Paul George is becoming one of the best underrated subplots for the upcoming NBA season. A little over two months after Bird commented on George’s reluctance to play the power forward position saying, “He don’t make decisions around here,” it looks like his plan to stick the 25-year-old All...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace signs with Lakers, will join training camp

As expected, Metta World Peace is back with the Lakers. Metta signed a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with the Lakers according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The forward will join the team at its training camp in Hawaii next week. World Peace has not played in the NBA since the Knicks waived him last year. He spent last season abroad, playing in both China and Italy. World Peace...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Conflicting information on Tristan Thompson contract with Cavs

Has Tristan Thompson agreed to a contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers? There is conflicting information. ESPN’s Chris Broussard reported Thursday that Thompson will sign a 3-year, $53 million deal with the Cavs NBA SOURCES CONFIRM AGENT RICH PAUL WILL HAVE TRISTAN THOMPSON SIGN A 3 YEAR – $53 MILLION CONTRACT WITH CAVS. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) September...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Expert NFL picks Week 3 against the spread – Del’s selections

Del and Doc Brown took an unfortunate step back in Week 2 after getting off to a strong start to the NFL season, but what do you expect when teams like the Bucs, Raiders and Jaguars all beat their opponents outright? That just goes to show you how competitive the NFL can be on a week to week basis. Needless to say, we’re shaking it off. There are a ton of low spreads this week...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Sam wants to play in the NFL in 2016

Michael Sam left the CFL last month for good after previously taking a short leave of absence from the Montreal Alouettes. While his playing career in Canada may be over, Sam has not given up on the NFL dream. In an interview with ABC 17 News in Missouri on Wednesday, Sam said he is planning on making an NFL roster in 2016. But in the meantime, he has returned to Columbia to try...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Spanish basketball authorities may sue French blogger over Pau Gasol doping claims

Two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol is one of the most beloved athletes in Spanish history. His resume, which includes two Olympic silver medals, three gold medals and two MVPs at EuroBasket, two Spanish League championships, a gold medal and an MVP at the FIBA World Cup, a Spanish King’s Cup MVP, and two FIBA Europe Player of the Year Awards, all while playing for Spain, is arguably...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ortiz gets $100K porn offer from Vivid

David Ortiz recently joked that his dream job would be to become a porn star if he didn’t play professional baseball, and one of the top corporations in the adult film industry wants to help the Boston Red Sox slugger accomplish that goal. Vivd Entertainment CEO Steve Hirsch told TMZ on Wednesday that Big Papi will soon have an official $100,000 offer to star in an X-rated movie...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Draymond Green calls Kevin Durant the NBA’s most underrated trash talker

Warriors forward Draymond Green has often been known to run his mouth like a junkyard dog on caffeine. So when Green opens up about trash talk in the NBA, he probably knows what he’s talking about. In an appearance on ESPN Radio’s The Freddie Coleman Show on Thursday, the Michigan State product called Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant one of the most underrated trash talkers...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indy reporter suspects Patriots fan slashed his tire

An Indianapolis-based sports writer had a hole slashed in one of his car tires several months ago after he wrote a story criticizing Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, and he does not believe the timing was a coincidence. During an appearance on The Big Lead’s weekly football podcast, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star was asked about reports of members of the media receiving...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dyshawn Pierre suspended over sexual assault allegation

Dayton senior forward Dyshawn Pierre has been suspended by the university in the wake of a sexual assault allegation from a fellow student. On Wednesday, Pierre’s lawyer spoke out against Dayton’s decision to suspend the star player following an accusation that did not lead to a criminal charge. “Ignoring that decision made by qualified professionals, the University of Dayton...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brazilian soccer player Douglas dos Santos pees on field (Video)

Brazilian soccer player Douglas dos Santos was all ready to go before his club’s Copa Do Brasil quarter-final match on Wednesday, but he needed a few moments to take care of some business first. What we mean by that is nature called. Prior to the game, dos Santos took a knee in the middle of his Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense teammates and relieved himself. It certainly didn’t...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Mathews, Darren Sproles fantasy options if DeMarco Murray is out

DeMarco Murray is dealing with an injured hamstring and may not play against the New York Jets on Sunday. That means fantasy owners might have to turn to Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles for at least a week. That is, if you trust the Philadelphia Eagles’ running game. Murray missed practice on Thursday after leaving early Wednesday, and Chip Kelly said he is unsure if he will play...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Drew Brees dealing with a 'major injury'

The New Orleans Saints have expressed optimism throughout the week that Drew Brees will be able to play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. At least one reporter believes the team is not exactly being transparent. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, one of the best football reporters in the business, was the one who reported earlier this week that Brees could miss several weeks because...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Mattingly shed pullover to honor Yogi Berra

Don Mattingly is almost always seen wearing a blue Los Angeles Dodgers pullover before and during games, but he proudly displayed his No. 8 jersey Wednesday night in honor of a friend and mentor who passed away. Mattingly wears the No. 8 in honor of New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra, who died Tuesday at age 90. He chose the number over his playing number, 23, when he became a coach...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dexter Manley: Brady ‘can’t even pack Joe Theismann’s jock’

Former Washington Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley was up to his usual antics on Thursday morning, this time at the expense of Tom Brady. Manley has been making media appearances in advance of NFL Network’s “A Football Life” feature on him, which will air on Friday evening. Those who are familiar with the two-time Super Bowl champion know how animated he can be. During...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Manny Machado calls Papelbon a ‘coward’ after being hit

Manny Machado played the role of hero Wednesday night when he blasted a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-3 lead — one they would not relinquish — over the Washington Nationals. Two innings later, Jonathan Papelbon made Machado pay the price. And Manny was steaming. Papelbon was ejected in the ninth after he hit Machado in the arm with a...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving, former girlfriend Andrea Wilson having a baby?

Kyrie Irving recently spent some naughty time with a Texas beauty queen, and he is apparently going to be a father as a result. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Irving claims he impregnated 2010 Miss Texas USA Andrea Wilson and is asking for a paternity test to confirm it. The documents indicated that Irving and Wilson have been “close” since 2013 but are now separated...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar critical of UCLA coach Steve Alford

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lobbied to get the UCLA head coaching job two years ago that eventually went to Steve Alford. Two years later, Abdul-Jabbar is being critical of Alford’s leadership of the program that the former star center helped make great in the ’60s. Abdul-Jabbar was a guest on SiriusXM NBA Radio’s “Off the Dribble” and expressed his disappointment with the state...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Davis: Raiders will paint gold numbers after baseball season ends

Mark Davis quashed a story that circulated this week by saying the Oakland Raiders will paint the 50-yard line numerals on their field in gold as soon as baseball season ends. The Raiders were accused Tuesday of refusing NFL directions to paint the 50-yard line numerals at O.co Coliseum in gold as part of the league’s “On the 50” campaign. Though an NFL employee said that...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians tells team ‘You ain’t s–t’ after 2-0 start

The Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start with wins over the Saints and Bears. Although it’s still very early in the season, Arizona is perched atop the NFC West and people have taken notice. Others may be heaping praise on the Cardinals, but head coach Bruce Arians isn’t going to let the early success get into his players’ heads. He started Wednesday’s team meeting by letting...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer calls Philip Rivers one of the best quarterbacks of all time

When coaches speak to the media for their weekly conference calls about upcoming games, they have two choices: either create bulletin board material by slighting opponents, or lavish them with praise to soften them up. Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer opted for the latter Wednesday when talking about San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. “He’s really tough. I really...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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