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Dez Bryant would 'love' to play with Adrian Peterson

By Steve DelVecchio The more time that passes, the more unlikely it seems that the Minnesota Vikings will trade Adrian Peterson. But if Peterson did manage to force his way out of town, Dez Bryant would “love” it if he joined the Dallas Cowboys. TMZ caught up with Bryant over the weekend, and the Pro Bowl wide receiver had no problem expressing his admiration for Peterson...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard to heckling fan: ‘Come out here’ (Video)

Before Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was ejected from his team’s blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night, the big man issued a challenge to one fan he had grown tired of hearing from. With Howard struggling late in the third quarter, a fan sitting near Houston’s bench yelled “Don’t cry, man!”...Read More
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Illinois lineman says head coach made him play hurt

By Steve DelVecchio Former Illinois offensive lineman Simon Cvijanovic has made some serious accusations against Fighting Illini coach Tim Beckman. Cvijanovic, who was a senior last season, wrote in a lengthy Twitter rant on Sunday that Beckman and the Illinois training staff misdiagnosed his injuries and forced him to play when he shouldn’t have been. Cvijanovic decided to go...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski celebrated 26th birthday in Las Vegas

By Steve DelVecchio New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will turn 26 on Thursday, and he celebrated the only way he knows how over the weekend — Las Vegas style. Gronk hosted a party at Rehab, the Hard Rock Hotel’s famous pool bash. He was presented with multiple birthday cakes and busted out plenty of his token dance moves. Enjoy: Yes, that's @RobGronkowski in...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler zings golfers who voted him most overrated player

By Steve DelVecchio Rickie Fowler caught fire on the back nine at The Players Championship on Sunday, and his dominating play down the stretch resulted in a dramatic win in a three-person playoff. You know, the same Rickie Fowler who was recently voted the most overrated player on the PGA Tour by a collection of his peers. Fowler’s win at the Players was only his second victory...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What if the Patriots didn’t cheat against the Colts?

By Steve DelVecchio Before I get accused (yet again) of being a New England Patriots apologist, go ahead and do some digging into the actual meat of the Ted Wells report. What you might find is that the role veteran NFL referee Walt Anderson played in the Deflategate investigation is, at best, rather ambiguous. For starters, it seems to make absolutely no sense that Anderson didn’t...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen performed odd ritual after making out (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Andrew McCutchen is one of baseball’s best players. That said, even the good ones can be a bit quirky from time to time. As we saw during Sunday’s game against the Cardinals, the former National League MVP will try whatever it takes to get rid of the vibes from...Read More
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron overruled David Blatt, demanded final shot

By Larry Brown LeBron James had the opportunity to take the final shot in regulation of Game 4 against the Chicago Bulls Sunday because he demanded it. Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt initially had LeBron set to inbound the ball for his team with 0.8 seconds left and the game tied at 84, but James told him to change the plan. “To be honest, the play that was drawn up,...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll declined chance to defend Paul Pierce on game-winner

Lost in the celebration of Paul Pierce’s game-winning shot Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks is that DeMarre Carroll says he declined the opportunity to defend Pierce on the final play. The Hawks were down by 20 with just under eight minutes in the game when their bench players took them on a huge run and...Read More
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler girlfriend Alexis Randock meets him at 18th green

Rickie Fowler caught fire on the back nine at The Players Championship on Sunday and played his way into a three-way playoff. After he birdied the 18th hole to cap off the incredible run, his girlfriend Alexis Randock was waiting for him. Randock is a model who graduated from Arizona State. She and Fowler went...Read More
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

David Blatt tried to call timeout, should have gotten technical

By Larry Brown David Blatt caught a huge break at the end of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals when referees did not see him asking for a timeout at the end of the game.  After Derrick Rose tied the game at 84 with a layup in the final 10 seconds, Blatt wanted to call a timeout to set up a play. Video showed him walking onto the court and trying to call timeout several...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron hits incredible winning shot in Game 4

By Larry Brown LeBron James committed turnovers and offensive fouls towards the end of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Sunday against the Chicago Bulls, but he made up for it by making a buzzer-beater to lift the Cavaliers to a 86-84 win that evened the series at two. James was just 10-for-30 in the game and 1-of-7 on 3-pointers as he scored 28 points in the win. His...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jered Weaver gives teammate deathstare after being hit by bottle (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Jered Weaver on Friday night broke a streak of terrible starts and threw his seventh career shutout in a win over the Houston Astros. Given his 6-plus ERA entering the game, going nine scoreless innings was a big deal, so he was asked interviewed by FOX Sports’ Alex Curry...Read More
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez willing to fight Miguel Cotto, GGG

Canelo Alvarez is the exact type of fighter fans love to support. He can be a physical brawler who delivers knockouts, and he is not afraid to fight anyone. After his win Saturday over James Kirkland in Houston, Alvarez was asked by HBO’s Max Kellerman whether he would be willing to fight Miguel Cotto. “I’m...Read More
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Canelo Alvarez delivers knockout of the year

By Larry Brown Canelo Alvarez destroyed James Kirkland and won via third-round knockout Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston, showcasing some serious punching power in what was expected to be a close fight. Alvarez knocked Kirkland down in the first round and was trying for a TKO in the second, but Kirkland rallied back. The third round was a different story. Alvarez...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cubs give Kris Bryant empty dugout after first HR

By Gordon Dixon Cubs fans have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Kris Bryant hit his first career major league home run during the third inning of Saturday's game against the Brewers. There will surely be many to follow for the Cubs' young star, but the initial home run is always a special moment for any big league player. It also often results in the "silent treatment...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper pimps walk-off home run so hard, gets chocolate syrup bath (Video)

Bryce Harper remained hot for the Washington Nationals Saturday by hitting a walk-off home run to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-6, giving him an absurd six bombs in the last three games. Not only has he drawn attention for his slugging ways, but also for his celebration. Love him or hate him, Harper gave people...Read More
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce delivers great quote after game-winning shot (Video)

On Friday, Derrick Rose sent the crowd at United Center into hysterics when he hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give the Bulls a 2-1 series lead over the Cavaliers. Saturday, it was Paul Pierce’s turn to make a game-winner, and he did so against the Atlanta Hawks. That’s two consecutive days players have...Read More
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL calls headline about Brady suspension 'misleading'

By Steve DelVecchio The NFL may ultimately suspend New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his involvement in the Deflategate scandal, but the league does not want people to think a decision has already been made. On Friday, a report from Gary Myers of the NY Daily News said Brady is going to be suspended and an announcement could come next week. Myers cited unnamed sources...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Shula takes shot at Patriots over Deflategate

By Steve DelVecchio With the Miami Dolphins announcing on Saturday that they will celebrate their 50th season as a franchise this year, legendary head coach Don Shula felt it was appropriate to take another shot at the New England Patriots. Before the Deflategate scandal erupted, Shula infamously referred to Bill Belichick as “Beli-cheat.” He put the Pats in his crosshairs...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Bill Simmons is out at ESPN – Dan Patrick interview, Roger Goodell criticism

Bill Simmons has always been an edgy personality who made things difficult for ESPN management, but that did not mean people anticipated a separation between him and the network when his contract expired in September. And it certainly was not expected to happen so soon. A report says a few recent factors likely played a...Read More
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick defends Tom Brady

By Larry Brown Colin Kaepernick issued a pretty nice defense of Tom Brady via Twitter Friday. We’ll let the tweet speak for itself: No football in the world is going to help you win by 38! Let it go and let Tom be great! On to the 2015 season #7tormsComing — Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) May 8, 2015 Kaepernick captures a similar sentiment to that shared by many. He...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Watts Dantzler says he was killed on Twitter over Dante Fowler injury

No. 3 overall draft pick Dante Fowler suffered a season-ending torn ACL injury during a practice at Jaguars mini-camp Friday, which is just some awful luck to start his career. Fowler got hurt on a typical play while rushing the passer as he just seemed to plant wrong. The player he was going up against,...Read More
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler suffers major knee injury in practice (Video)

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Dante Fowler got a bad break on Friday. Fowler, the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, went down at practice with what appeared to be a major knee injury. Though Fowler was rushing the passer on the play, his knee seemed to get awkwardly twisted/planted in the ground and it...Read More
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman goes off on media over John Wall report (Video)

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman went off on the media Friday to defend a player against what he termed an erroneous report. The Washington Post’s Michael Lee wrote a column Thursday about how Wall’s wrist injury crushes the team’s postseason hopes. In the article, Lee said Wall initially clashed with the team’s doctors over...Read More
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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