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Nats' Koda Glover explains incident with Yasiel Puig

Koda Glover shared his side of what happened in his dust-up with Yasiel Puig to end Tuesday’s Dodgers-Nationals game.Glover struck out Puig to end Washington’s 2-1 win, and the two traded words. That led to benches clearing after the game was over: Asked about the incident after the game, Glover said he didn’t like Puig staring at him. Puig seemed to think Glover said something to...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Top QB recruit Justin Fields decommits from Penn State

Justin Fields, a top QB recruit from the class of 2018, announced on Tuesday that he has decommitted from Penn State.Fields announced his decision in well written note on Twitter. The high schooler said that his decision is not a reflection of Penn State nor a sign of any “deficiencies” with the program. 247 Sports has Fields rated as a 5-star recruit and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jets reportedly reached out to Steve Smith about playing in 2017

Steve Smith has retired from the NFL, but that didn’t stop at least one team from checking in to see if he is interested in returning to the game. Surprisingly, that team is one that has decided to rebuild.On NFL Network’s “Inside Minicamp Live” on Tuesday, host Kim Jones shared that Smith mentioned in the green room the Jets reached out to him about playing in 2017. Smith joined...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers reportedly still not speaking with family despite breakup

Aaron Rodgers still isn’t speaking with his family despite his split with Olivia Munn, according to one report.Rodgers’ strained relationship with his family has been a media talking point the past few years. The Green Bay Packers quarterback used to be close with his family, but that changed in the past few years. Many reported that change was due to Rodgers’ relationship with Munn...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ellsbury sees neurologist, still out indefinitely due to concussion symptoms

Jacoby Ellsbury and the Yankees received an update on his condition after the outfielder visited a neurologist on Monday.Ellsbury sustained a concussion late last month as a result of him crashing into the wall after making a catch on fly ball during a game against the Royals. He was set to take batting practice last Friday, but was still experiencing headaches so the team sent him...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Browns showing interest in Jeremy Maclin

Could Jeremy Maclin be taking his talents to the NFC North?Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports on Tuesday that the Cleveland Browns inquired about the former Pro Bowl wide receiver.The 29-year-old Maclin, who logged 44 receptions for 536 yards and two touchdowns last season, was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last week in a move that stunned many.While other interested parties...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Rex, Rob Ryan accused of assault in police report for bar incident

Rex and Rob Ryan are being accused of assault by a man who has filed a police report over an incident that took place over the weekend in Nashville.The Ryan twins, who were both fired as coaches by the Buffalo Bills in December, were in Nashville over the weekend ahead of Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The two were at a Maragaritaville on Saturday and got into it with someone...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Markelle Fultz feels like he belongs in Boston

The tea leaves continue to point to Markelle Fultz going No. 1 overall to the Boston Celtics later this month.The ex-Washington star was in Boston on Tuesday for a tour of TD Garden and said that it feels like he belongs there, per ESPN’s Chris Forsberg. It’s a basketball pairing that seems to have been in the works for a while now, given Fultz’s status as the consensus top overall...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard working on three-point shot to help extend career

Throughout his career, Dwight Howard has been known as a force in the paint. Now, it appears, he’s working on taking his game further from the basket. It’s no secret the style of play in the NBA is much different now than in years past. Shots that used to be reserved for guards and smaller players are now being made with regularity by big men like Anthony Davis and Karl-Anthony Towns...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue sticks up for struggling Tristan Thompson

Tristan Thompson has looked so invisible through the first two games of the NBA Finals that you would think he was a Clay Aiken song, but Tyronn Lue still believes in him.Addressing the media on Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers head coach defended his struggling big man heading into Game 3.“It’s not anything Tristan isn’t doing,” said Lue. “I just think against this team, you have...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

New York Jets parting ways with Eric Decker

The New York Jets continue to clean house.The Jets are parting ways with veteran wide receiver Eric Decker, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Schefter says the team has told the wide receiver they will either trade or release him this week.News of the Jets’ split with Decker comes the same day the team surprisingly announced the release of veteran linebacker Davis Harris.The Jets were...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Schmidt called Odubel Herrera to apologize for comments

Mike Schmidt has already apologized to Odubel Herrera for the comments he made about the Venezuelan youngster on Tuesday morning.Schmidt, a Hall of Famer who played his entire career with the Philadelphia Phillies, joined Angelo Cataldi on WIP Tuesday morning and was asked about Herrera, who is struggling this season. Schmidt noted that he and Herrera, who is open about his love...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Williams reportedly out for rest of OTAs with disc injury

The Los Angeles Chargers have decided to play it safely with first-round pick Mike Williams. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Chargers will keep Mike Williams out for the remainder of their offseason program because of his disc injury. The No. 7 overall pick out of Clemson suffered the back injury in his first practice with the team. The Chargers termed the condition a “mild...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Draymond Green laughs off Magic Johnson’s claim about sweeping Warriors

Better call Draymond Green a Muggle because he doesn’t believe in the Magic.The Golden State Warriors forward was asked on Tuesday for his thoughts on Magic Johnson’s recent claim that the “Showtime” Lakers would sweep Green’s Warriors and proceeded to simply let his laugh box do all the talking. You can hear Johnson’s full comments on the hypothetical matchup here.After capturing...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant bails on press conference because of scary noises

Kevin Durant cut his press conference short on Tuesday because of some frightening noises that were coming from above him, and we can’t say we blame the Warriors star.Near the beginning of Durant’s four-minute Q&A session, an air conditioning unit above his head began making unusual sounds. When it happened a second time, Durant looked up and noticed that something was shaking...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nationals keeping close eye on Kelvin Herrera

After Jonathan Papelbon in 2015 and Mark Melancon in 2016, the Nationals may be continuing their streak of trading for a closer midseason. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports on Tuesday that the Nationals are “keeping a close eye” on Kansas City Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera. Herrera, 27, has converted 12 saves in 14 opportunities for the Royals this season and sports a...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cousins, Washington have made ‘no progress’ in contract talks

Kirk Cousins has until July 15 to work out a long-term extension with Washington, and it does not appear either side is in a rush to get a deal done with roughly one month remaining until that deadline.In his weekly mailbag, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reported that there has been “no progress” made between Washington and Cousins toward a potential contract extension.That doesn...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Garoppolo could sign extension with Patriots?

Jimmy Garoppolo has just one year remaining on his rookie contract, and it looks like all roads lead to the franchise tag for the backup quarterback. But what if the New England Patriots offered to sign him to an extension this summer?On Tuesday, Garoppolo said he would be open to the possibility of signing a new deal with the Patriots. Making matters more interesting, Mike Giardi...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jets releasing David Harris

The New York Jets are looking to get younger on both sides of the ball, and veteran linebacker David Harris is the latest player to lose his roster spot because of the youth movement. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets are planning to release Harris. Harris, a fan favorite, has been one of the most reliable players the Jets have had in recent years. He missed just one game...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Sanya Richards-Ross reveals she had abortion weeks before Olympics

Sanya Richards-Ross, an Olympic track and field athlete who is married to former NFL cornerback Aaron Ross, recently published a memoir that included a very personal account of a difficult decision she and her husband made back in 2008.Just weeks before she was set to compete in the Beijing Olympics, Richards-Ross decided to have an abortion so she could continue to pursue her dream...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick dodges questions about Tom Brady concussion

Bill Belichick was asked on Tuesday if he has any thoughts on Tom Brady’s wife recently saying the All-Pro quarterback has suffered numerous concussions throughout his career, and you can probably guess how the coach responded.While speaking to reporters before the New England Patriots kicked off their mandatory minicamp, Belichick was very vague and said the team will release its...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott wants to earn doctorate in psychology

Dak Prescott never doubted his ability to make it to the National Football League, but he did not use that as an excuse to take his education lightly. And even though the quarterback has already emerged as a star with the Dallas Cowboys, Prescott wants to eventually return to the classroom.Prescott, who graduated from Mississippi State with a bachelor’s degree in educational psychology...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles believes he can be ‘the man’ with Broncos

Jamaal Charles did not have many suitors in free agency earlier this offseason before he signed with the Denver Broncos, and the veteran running back believes he can make teams kick themselves for passing on him.Charles has looked sharp in limited action during OTAs, though he has not participated in team drills because of his knee issues from last season. Despite that, he clearly...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavs GM David Griffin reportedly wants ‘significant raise’

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached the NBA Finals in three consecutive seasons, and their general manager does not feel he has been compensated accordingly.David Griffin’s contract is set to expire after the NBA Finals, and Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reports that the GM will be seeking a “significant raise” with his next deal. Griffin has reportedly made less than $2 million per...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: ‘Showtime’ Lakers would sweep Warriors

The 2016-2017 Golden State Warriors have yet to win a championship, and already they are being hailed as one of the greatest teams in NBA history. But if you ask Magic Johnson, this edition of the Warriors is nowhere near as dangerous as his “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers were.At an event sponsored by American Express in L.A. Friday night, Magic Johnson and Pat Riley discussed how...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss
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