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Lions acquire Jon Bostic in trade with Patriots

The Detroit Lions on Monday completed their first trade with the New England Patriots since new GM Bob Quinn took over. Quinn, a former Patriots employee, acquired linebacker Jon Bostic for a 7th-round pick, per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Bostic, a former second-round pick by the Chicago Bears in 2013, only recorded two tackles last season as he recovered from a back injury that...
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May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns TE believes Johnny Manziel will return to NFL

Playing in the NFL appears to be the last thing on Johnny Manziel’s mind at the moment, but one of his former teammates says we should not throw in the towel on the quarterback’s football career. TMZ caught up with Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge over the weekend, and the man they call “Big Play” said he’s always willing to help if Manziel needs it. “He’s...
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TJ Ward: Media doesn't give Broncos' defense credit

The Denver Broncos rode their strong defense to a Super Bowl title last season. That unit was highly praised and recognized as the best in football and among some of the best we’ve seen. TJ Ward, apparently still looking for motivation, believes the media is not giving their defense enough credit. “Seems like a lot of the media is doing that for us,” Ward said of where the...
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Bryce Harper gave jar of money to homeless woman

Bryce Harper is easily one of the most hated players in baseball, but you can bet there is at least one woman in Chicago who considers herself a huge fan. A woman who says she worked security for the visitor’s bus during Sunday’s game between the Cubs and Nationals claims she witnessed an incredible gesture from Harper after Washington’s 4-3 loss. She wrote on Facebook that...
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Stephen Curry upgraded to questionable for Game 4

Stephen Curry appears to be trending in the right direction, as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has upgraded the star point guard’s status to “questionable” for Game 4. There has been very little optimism regarding Curry’s availability for Game 4, as Kerr said over the weekend Curry was doubtful and only had a “slight chance” of playing. At the very least...
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Jimmy Butler dating Hollywood actress Shay Mitchell?

Jimmy Butler reportedly spends more time in Hollywood than he does hanging out with his Chicago Bulls teammates, and he may be structuring his dating life accordingly. TMZ spotted Butler hanging out with actress Shay Mitchell in L.A. over the weekend, and sources told the gossip site that the two are dating. Mitchell, who is best known for playing Emily in the hit TV series “Pretty...
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Yasiel Puig says Bryce Harper is his 'idol'

Players all around Major League Baseball are starting to throw their support behind Bryce Harper and his desire to infuse some fun into the sport. Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, one of the most eccentric (for lack of a better term) players in the game, said during a recent interview with Marly Rivera of ESPN the Magazine that Harper is now his “idol.” “Bryce...
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Kemba Walker undergoes surgery to repair torn left meniscus

The offseason is already off to a rough start for the Charlotte Hornets. The team announced on Monday that guard Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. He is expected to resume basketball activities in July. OFFICIAL @hornets G Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery today to repair torn meniscus in L knee. Return to basketball activity...
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Report: Abby Wambach flipped car in 2014, left scene

Retired U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach was reportedly involved in a frightening car accident in 2014 that very few people found out about. Wambach, who was arrested last month for driving while under the influence, was the driver of a Range Rover that crashed in Oregon and landed overturned on a residential property. TMZ Sports has learned that a witness called 911 shortly...
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Spurs GM R.C. Buford wins NBA Executive of the Year

The San Antonio Spurs organization continues to shine at every single level. General manager R.C. Buford was named NBA Executive of the Year for the 2015-16 season on Monday, per Marc J. Spears of ESPN. This marks the second time in the last three years that Buford has taken home the honor. Here are the full voting results for the award: 2015-16 NBA Executive of the Year voting...
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Wade: Shooting during Canadian anthem 'was no disrespect'

Dwyane Wade came under fire over the weekend when he decided to continue working on his jump shot during the Canadian national anthem rather than stopping to line up with his teammates. After he was ripped apart by fans, politicians and the like, Wade said on Sunday he meant no disrespect. “I’m not a disrespectful person,” Wade said, per Lori Ewing of The Canadian Press. “So...
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Sam Bradford shows up to Eagles facility

Sam Bradford has apparently made his point and will now start showing up for work. Bradford, who has demanded that the Philadelphia Eagles trade him and had not returned text or calls from the team for several weeks, finally reported to offseason workouts on Monday. Sam Bradford if officially back in the #Eagles building. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 9, 2016 Everyone knows...
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Peyton Manning worked with Tannehill at Dolphins facility

Ryan Tannehill is coming off a fairly disappointing season in which many expected him to break out, but he is hoping Peyton Manning can help him take the next step in 2016. Tannehill recently told Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald that Manning visited the Miami Dolphins headquarters this spring to meet with Adam Gase, who was the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator during...
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Steven Adams ‘almost fainted’ from crowd noise during Game 4

Oklahoma City Thunder fans were so loud during their team’s Game 4 win over the San Antonio Spurs Sunday night that one player almost passed out. Facing what was basically a must-win, the Thunder found themselves trailing by four heading into the fourth quarter. A loss would have meant allowing the Spurs to take a 3-1 series lead back to San Antonio with a chance to close things...
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Danny Trevathan’s Mother’s Day tweet was a little bit off

Somebody should probably tell Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan how this whole Mother’s Day thing actually works. Trevathan attempted to wish all the moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day on Sunday with a heartfelt tweet. An admirable enough gesture…except perhaps for the execution. Happy birthday to all the beautiful mothers!! — Danny Trevathan (@Grindin_59) May 8, 2016 ...
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Report: Kings, Dave Joerger getting close on deal

The Sacramento Kings and Dave Joerger are getting close to a deal that would make the former Memphis Grizzlies their new head coach, according to a report. The Kings have interviewed a cornucopia of coaching candidates, but they seem most serious about Joerger, who got into the mix after being fired by the Grizzlies on Saturday. Joerger’s agent had asked permission for his client...
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May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Tanner Roark: Cubs’ treatment of Bryce Harper ‘scared baseball’

The Cubs defeated the Nationals 4-3 on Sunday to cap off a four-game sweep at Wrigley Field. After the game, a member of the Nationals wasn’t too pleased with the way Chicago approached pitching to Bryce Harper. During the four game series, last year’s National League MVP recorded just four official at-bats, all of them coming in the first two games. Harper was walked a total...
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Mayweather on fighting McGregor: 'It's possible'

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is not ruling out the possibility of a fight against Conor McGregor. Prior to Saturday night’s fight between Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan, Mayweather told FightHype.com that the unprecedented fight between a boxing champion and UFC champion is something that could actually happen. “It’s possible. That was a name that was shot at me,” he said of McGregor...
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Stephen Curry ‘doubtful’ to play in Game 4

The Golden State Warriors looked like they were in need of a boost as they were losing Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday. Unfortunately, that boost is not likely to come in the form of the reining NBA MVP for Game 4. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said Sunday that Curry is “doubtful” for Monday’s game. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said guard Stephen Curry...
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McGregor fuels speculation about fight with Mayweather

If Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor don’t end up fighting in an unprecedented meeting of superstars from different sports, it won’t be due to a lack of willingness from the Irishman. On Sunday morning, McGregor fueled the rumors about a fight between him and Mayweather by sharing a phony fight promotion poster on social media. MMA Vs Boxing. pic.twitter.com/qgl8tKvT5s...
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Jerry Jones could host GGG-Canelo Alvarez fight

Immediately after knocking out Amir Khan on Saturday night, Canelo Alvarez turned his attention to Gennady Golovkin, better known as GGG. Alvarez told fans what they want to hear by issuing a challenge to GGG, and the fight could draw so much interest that Jerry Jones is reportedly considering hosting it. Jones was in attendance to watch Alvarez beat Khan, and Oscar De La Hoya said...
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May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers want Gabbert to win starting QB job over Kaepernick?

Now that the NFL Draft has come and gone, it is even less likely that the San Francisco 49ers will trade Colin Kaepernick. Does that mean Chip Kelly wants the 29-year-old to reclaim his spot as the team’s starting quarterback? At least one beat writer doesn’t think so. Grant Cohn, who covers the 49ers for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, recently combed through over 600 photos...
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May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Shields on giving up homer to Colon: 'Next question'

Bartolo Colon belted his first career home run on Saturday night, and James Shields was responsible for serving it up. Rather than laugh off giving up a big fly to a 42-year-old who is one of the worst hitting pitchers in baseball, Shields seemed somewhat embarrassed. When asked what pitch he threw to Colon, Shields quickly responded that it was a fastball. The San Diego Padres...
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Khan assures fans he is ‘okay’ after knockout loss

Amir Khan wasted little time posting on social media after his loss to Canelo Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday night to assure his fans he was doing fine. Here’s the post from Khan, which included a photo: Im okay everyone thats boxing for you, congrats to @Canelo monster punch, much love to all the fans! #CaneloKhan pic.twitter.com/oQcqZQrsLl — Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan...
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Durant on veterans joining Spurs: 'Money isn't everything'

Kevin Durant must not have heard of that old song by ABBA. The Thunder superstar recently expressed his deep admiration of forward David West for leaving millions of dollars on the table to sign with the San Antonio Spurs last offseason. “I respect it. Money isn’t everything in this life,” Durant said on Saturday per Anthony Slater of the Oklahoman. “I know we tend to think...
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May 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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