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Makai Mason warns that Yale could also upset Duke

Makai Mason has a message for the rest of the NCAA Tournament: We’re not done yet. After leading Yale to an upset win over five-seed Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Mason said you shouldn’t count Yale out of their second-round match-up against Duke. "I think we might surprise some people." - Yale's Makai Mason talking trash about Duke — Andrew...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos expected to trade Ryan Clady

The law of conservation of offensive tackles must always be observed, and Ryan Clady appears to be the unlucky casualty. After the Denver Broncos signed former Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung to a five-year deal on Thursday, the team is now expected to trade Ryan Clady, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The belief is the #Broncos now try to trade LT Ryan Clady, with Okung...
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Baylor called for key offensive foul in final minute (Video)

Baylor was called for a key offensive foul in the final minute of their first-round NCAA Tournament game against Yale on Thursday. The Bears, who were trailing most of the game, were down 74-70 in the final minute. Taurean Prince tried to drive to the basket, but he lowered his shoulder and was called for the offensive foul, giving the ball to Yale. Committing the turnover on that...
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Georges Niang was too paranoid about upset to sleep

Georges Niang is happy to get the first win of the tourney out of the way. The Iowa State star said after leading his Cyclones to victory over Iona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday that he couldn’t sleep the night before because he was too paranoid about being upset. “I didn’t get any sleep last night because I was just so paranoid about hearing about UAB...
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Cardinals re-sign Chris Johnson to one-year deal

CJ2K is officially set to remain in Arizona through 2K17. According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on Thursday, Cardinals running back Chris Johnson is re-signing with the team on a one-year deal. RB Chris Johnson is re-signing a one-year deal with Arizona, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 17, 2016 Though the 30-year-old Johnson is well past the age where...
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Report: Russell Okung heading to Denver for $10.6M per year

The Denver Broncos have yet to settle on a quarterback for 2016, but whoever it is, they’re making sure he’ll have ample protection. The Broncos have reportedly agreed to terms with left tackle Russell Okung on a five year deal worth about $10.6 million annually, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Sources tell me that OT Russell Okung is close to finalizing a 5-year deal...
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Darrelle Revis reportedly suffered wrist injury in Week 3

Darrelle Revis played most of the 2015 season with a fairly serious wrist injury, according to a report. The New York Jets announced on Thursday that Revis will spend two to three months in a cast after he underwent a procedure on his right wrist. A source told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk that Revis suffered the injury in a Week 3 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles, but he...
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Jack Montague watching Yale from stands during tourney

Jack Montague, a former captain of the Yale basketball team who was expelled from school due to alleged sexual misconduct, attended the team’s NCAA tournament first-round game on Thursday against Baylor. Yale’s student newspaper the Yale Daily News shared the report on Twitter: Former Yale men's basketball captain Jack Montague is in the stands supporting the team at its first...
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‘Peyton Manning Rule’ could prevent QBs from falling down, throwing pass

The NFL on Thursday released 19 proposed rule changes for the 2016 season, and one of them could wind up being nicknamed the “Peyton Manning Rule.” One of the rules proposed by the Kansas City Chiefs was almost certainly inspired by an infamous play in the divisional round of the playoffs when Manning fell down — intentionally, it seemed — and sprung back up to complete...
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Report: Kings coaching staff infighting, Nancy Lieberman exiled by George Karl

In case you needed further evidence that the Sacramento Kings are a dysfunctional mess, here we have it. USA Today’s Sam Amick noted on Thursday that the Sacramento coaching staff is in turmoil, with assistant Nancy Lieberman seen as a confidant of owner Vivek Ranadive and “exiled” by head coach George Karl. Karl, it is reported, is nearly certain to be fired after the season...
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Tony Bennett collapses on Virginia sidelines (Video)

Tony Bennett experienced a concerning episode during Virginia’s first round NCAA Tournament game against Hampton on Thursday. Bennett was coaching his top-seeded Virginia Cavs when he went down to the ground during a stop in the game. Bennett was taken in to the locker room for treatment, leaving one of his assistant coaches in charge. Tony Bennett left the court before the...
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Hoyer reportedly loves O’Brien, wants to stay with Texans

Brian Hoyer could be an option for quarterback-needy NFL teams, but it sounds like he is content remaining with the Houston Texans. NFL Media’s Rand Getlin reports that Hoyer loves playing for Bill O’Brien and does not intend on leaving Houston. I'm told #Texans QB Brian Hoyer loves playing for head coach Bill O'Brien and doesn't intend on leaving Houston. — Rand Getlin...
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Swin Cash an excellent addition to March Madness coverage

Swin Cash is one of the newer faces on the CBS/Turner network family of March Madness coverage, and she has been a great addition. Cash is a former UConn women’s basketball star who plays for the New York Liberty in the WNBA. She is a two-time WNBA league MVP, so obviously she’s knowledgeable about basketball. But more than that, she is able to communicate in a fun and entertaining...
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White Sox clubhouse reportedly divided over Adam LaRoche’s son

The Chicago White Sox appear to be a divided clubhouse over the issue of Adam LaRoche’s son. While some players reportedly complained to team vice president Ken Williams about LaRoche’s arrangement, others much more publicly confronted Williams about his decision and even threatened to boycott the team’s spring training game. CBS Chicago’s Dan Bernstein reportedly that some...
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Report: Cavs players irritated Kyrie Irving is not sharing ball more

Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 33 points against the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday night to lead his Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-98 victory. Had the game gone the other way, the point guard may have ended up shouldering the blame for the loss. According to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com, Cavs players were left “scratching their heads” after Irving shot 12-of-28 from the field and...
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Giancarlo Stanton: Barry Bonds did not beat me in HR contest

Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton does not want everyone going around saying a 51-year-old dude beat him in a home run contest. On Wednesday, SiriusXM Radio’s Craig Mish claimed he witnessed Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds get the best of Stanton and several other players in a long ball competition. Stanton told TMZ on Thursday that it didn’t go down quite like that...
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Report: Spurs could pursue Kevin Durant

Add another team to the potential Kevin Durant Sweepstakes: the San Antonio Spurs. In a rather surprising revelation, The Vertical’s Chris Mannix divulged that many rival executives believe that San Antonio will explore ways to bring Durant to the Spurs. We’ve seen a lot of Durant rumors, but this one seems the most far-fetched. The Spurs don’t have a lot of cap room and...
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Report: Kaepernick has 'good chance' of staying with 49ers

For a brief period last week, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Colin Kaepernick would be playing for a team other than the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. But all of a sudden, trade talks have cooled off considerably. A source told CSNBayArea.com’s Matt Maiocco on Thursday that there is a “good chance” Kaepernick will remain with the 49ers. The three teams that were...
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Maddon, Lackey unhappy about smokeless tobacco ban

On Wednesday, Chicago’s city council made the use of smokeless tobacco illegal inside sports stadiums in the Windy City. The law applies to everyone from fans to players and managers. As you might expect, not everyone is pleased about being told they won’t be able to feed their addiction and partake in a harmful act that has become a baseball tradition. Cubs pitcher John Lackey...
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Josh Gordon sends cryptic tweet about Browns’ roster moves?

Josh Gordon is still awaiting word from the NFL on whether he will be reinstated for the 2016 season, and it sounds like he is starting to get concerned. In addition to wondering if the league will let him play in the near future, Gordon could also be a bit uneasy about all the players the Cleveland Browns have moved on from this offseason. Can't help but wonder who's next.....
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Mike Trout is against bat flipping

Mike Trout knows a thing or two about blasting home runs, and he has hit more than a few that are worthy of a bat flip. That is, of course, if you’re into that kind of thing. Trout isn’t. When asked about a hitter flipping his bat if he belts a towering homer, Trout said he would not appreciate it if he was on the other end. “As a pitcher, I’d be pretty upset,” the Angels...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett seems pleased about being traded to Patriots

Veteran tight end Martellus Bennett was traded to the New England Patriots on Wednesday. For a guy who was upset over not getting the ball enough last season, playing alongside Rob Gronkowski might not be an ideal scenario. But Bennett seems open to making it work. Shortly after the Patriots and Chicago Bears completed their deal, Bennett shared the following photo on Instagram...
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Floyd Mayweather, 19-year-old Rmarni Ellis spending time together

Floyd Mayweather Jr. once famously (infamously?) said that a man should be able to have as many women as he can provide for. With that in mind, it looks like he’s added another woman to his stables. And this one is a teenager. Mayweather has been spending time with 19-year-old Rmarni Ellis (aka Raemarni Ball) lately. The British teen has been posting photos on her social media...
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San Diego dune buggy driver gets 45 days in jail

A driver who cruised around the streets of San Diego in a dune buggy was sentenced to 45 days in jail on Monday for his stunt, which went viral after the video was posted to YouTube. If you watch the video, it’s pretty awesome. The guy is cruising around the streets, taking turns like he’s in Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift, and jumping walls and hills like that scene in Dumb and...
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Kyrie Irving: LeBron James’ tweets were not about me

Kyrie Irving says he does not think LeBron James’ ambiguous tweets sent this month were about him. Earlier this month James turned heads by sending out a series of cryptic tweets, which many interpreted as being passive aggressive shots at teammates. Some thought they could have been directed towards Irving in response to this story. Not so, says Irving. “I don’t really check...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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