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Garoppolo has funny reaction to story about Brady being fast

Jimmy Garoppolo knows better than to ever say a negative word about Tom Brady, but that doesn’t mean the New England Patriots backup quarterback is going to sit back and let people claim one of the slowest guys in the NFL is faster than him. A feature that was published by Kevin Clark of The Ringer this week mentioned the “secret speed” Brady possesses. Within that discussion was...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Young reportedly splits from pop singer girlfriend

Nick Young is back on the market again. TMZ Sports says the Los Angeles Lakers guard has broken up with girlfriend Paloma Ford. The two began dating around September, but they recently split. They apparently agreed that Young needs to focus on his family, including his new baby. Young was previously engaged to rapper Iggy Azalea. They dated from 2013 until last year when they...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Jackson will reportedly meet with ‘disgruntled’ Anthony

The relationship between Carmelo Anthony and New York Knicks president Phil Jackson may be at a crossroads, and the two men are reportedly planning to sit down and discuss it at some point in the near future. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, Anthony has asked to meet with Jackson twice since Charley Rosen, a longtime friend of Jackson, wrote a column last week criticizing Carmelo...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy takes shots at ex-girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

Rory McIlroy is happily engaged to Erica Stoll, but it wasn’t too long ago that he was dating and engaged to former No. 1 tennis player Caroline Wozniacki. Though the two had fun together and appeared to be a cute couple on the outside, McIlroy later realized marrying Wozniacki was not a good idea. The golfer discussed many topics in an interview with the Irish Independent, including...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Charley Rosen: I have not discussed Carmelo with Jackson

A longtime friend of Phil Jackson wrote a column last week that was extremely critical of Carmelo Anthony, leading many to believe the criticism came from Jackson himself. Not so, says Charley Rosen. Rosen, who has known Jackson for more than 30 years and once worked as his assistant, insisted in a follow-up column that the recent opinions he expressed about Anthony were his own...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Recruit has scholarship offer pulled by UConn at last second

January can be a very cruel time of year for college football recruits, and one high school player who has been verbally committed to UConn for seven months learned that the hard way this week. Ryan Dickens, a two-star linebacker recruit from Raritan High School (N.J.), received a phone call from UConn head coach Randy Edsall on Sunday night. With just over two weeks left until...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger ‘disappointed’ in Antonio Brown over video

Antonio Brown may be one of the best players on the Pittsburgh Steelers, but he’s not exactly Mr. Popular in the team’s locker room right now. The Steelers wide receiver live broadcast the team’s celebration after their playoff win over the Chiefs Sunday night on Facebook Live. That led to a headline-generating situation because Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called the Patriots A-holes...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Tomlin blasts Antonio Brown for sharing locker room video

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was not happy with Antonio Brown’s decision to broadcast private locker room content on social media, and Tomlin says the star receiver will be disciplined for his actions. On Tuesday, Tomlin told reporters that the language used in the video by himself and others was “regrettable” and apologized for setting a bad example. After holding...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Green disagrees with LeBron, says Warriors-Cavs is a rivalry

Monday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers featured many elements of a rivalry. LeBron James may choose to ignore that, but Draymond Green is embracing it. Over the weekend, LeBron reiterated that he does not believe the Cavs and Warriors are rivals. After Golden State pounded Cleveland by a score of 126-91, Green disagreed with James. “Yeah,...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell in Atlanta again this week, will avoid Foxboro

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is still not ready to face New England Patriots fans in the wake of the Deflategate disaster. A league spokesman revealed on Tuesday that Goodell is planning to be in attendance for the NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons. Roger Goodell will attend the NFC Championship game in Atlanta on Sunday, per a league spokesman...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones does not rule out Romo returning to Cowboys

Tony Romo has likely played his last game with the Dallas Cowboys, but team owner Jerry Jones does not sound ready to accept that just yet. In his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan Tuesday, Jones danced around questions about Romo’s future. When asked specifically if Romo could remain with the Cowboys in 2017, Jones did not rule it out. Any scenario where Tony Romo could return...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Lady Gaga wants to perform on stadium roof at Super Bowl

Lady Gaga is not your average performer, so it should come as no surprise that the six-time Grammy Award winner believes singing on a stage at the Super Bowl next month would be too boring. According to Oli Coleman of Page Six, Gaga has come up with an “elaborate and somewhat dangerous” plan to sing on top of the roof at NRG Stadium in Houston. Of course, there is concern that there...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Thomas: Fire Oregon coaches over players' hospitalization

Several Oregon football players were hospitalized last week after going through a series of intense workouts at the school, and one NFL veteran is speaking out against the program. Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas, a 10-time Pro Bowler and one of the best linemen in the league, tweeted on Monday that the coaches responsible should be fired. Whoever is behind this...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Five NBA teams that should not be counted out yet

As the 2016-2017 NBA regular season officially nears its midway point, most of the upper-echelon teams have separated themselves from the pack. The same can be said for many of the league’s basement dwellers. But there remains an interesting middle ground that could be shaped at the trade deadline; a middle ground that may send some teams to the playoffs and others to the grave....
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Draymond Green flagrant fouls LeBron James (Video)

Tempers flared during Monday’s game between the Warriors and Cavaliers. During the second quarter of their final meeting of the regular season, Draymond Green and LeBron James were at the center of attention. As James raced up court with the ball, he was the recipient of a hard foul by Green that sent him to the floor. Here’s video of what happened. Draymond & LeBron collide...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo defends his skillset, takes jab at former Kings teammates

Rajon Rondo is here to chew bubblegum and speak his mind. And he’s all out of bubblegum. In an interview with David Aldridge of NBA.com on Monday, Rondo, who has been relegated to a sixth man role for the Chicago Bulls this year, passionately defended his skillset and took a thinly-veiled swipe at his former Sacramento Kings teammates in the process. “It’s just, maybe, the personnel...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony says he has not talked with Phil Jackson

Carmelo Anthony has been the subject of trade speculation ever since an article was published by a Phil Jackson confidant mentioned some potential trade destinations. But the New York Knicks forward has not actually talked with Jackson since then. According to Newsday, Anthony said on Monday that he has not talked with Jackson or anyone in the Knicks’ front office about his future...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Andy Reid: Chiefs can win with Alex Smith

The four remaining teams in the NFL Playoffs are all led by successful quarterbacks with extensive resumes, all of them among the most talented in the league. Many would say Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith doesn’t fit into that mold, and as such, the inevitable questions are coming up after his team lost to Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in the playoffs. Smith went...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Courtney Lee posts cryptic pics on social media after benching

New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee didn’t exactly respond well to being benched on Monday. Lee, who was replaced in the starting lineup by Ron Baker and didn’t play the entire second half in the Knicks’ 108-107 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, decided to sip some Kermit tea afterwards by posting cryptic pictures to his Instagram account of Harry and Lloyd from the Dumb and Dumber film...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Romo likely to pick team he wants to be traded to

Assuming Tony Romo wants to continue playing football, the veteran quarterback will likely be doing it for a different team in 2017. The question is which team that will be, and all indications are that Romo has essentially been given a no-trade clause. On Monday’s edition of “NFL Insiders” on ESPN Radio, Adam Schefter said the Cowboys will likely be willing to sacrifice compensation...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell on the Patriots: ‘We owe those guys one’

The Pittsburgh Steelers are quite obviously looking forward to another shot at the New England Patriots. The Steelers lost to the Patriots 27-16 on Oct. 23, but things have changed since then. Pittsburgh comes in having won their last nine consecutive games, and they haven’t forgotten what happened back in October. “We have a little chip on our shoulders,” Steelers running back...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

JJ Watt said to be ahead of schedule in back injury recovery

The Houston Texans’ season ended in a whimper with a loss to the New England Patriots in the divisional round this past weekend, but it sounds like they have reason for optimism heading into next year. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reported on Monday that defensive end J.J. Watt is “ahead of schedule” in his recovery from back surgery. “No idea about the time table for...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Belichick has funny response to Mike Tomlin bashing Patriots

Bill Belichick isn’t about to get sucked into the controversial storyline involving some private comments made by Mike Tomlin that were broadcast in public inadvertently. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown broadcast some of the team’s postgame celebration after Sunday night’s win over the Chiefs on Facebook Live, meaning some of Coach Tomlin’s speech went public. In his speech...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Baldwin coped with Seahawks loss by playing Madden

How does an NFL player cope with a painful season-ending defeat? Well, it’s hard to avoid football completely if you’re in that line of work, so one alternative is to immerse yourself into a sort of football you can have total control of. That is what Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin chose to do after his team’s 36-20 defeat to the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday. Specifically...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Brown could be fined for sharing Tomlin's speech on Facebook

The Pittsburgh Steelers may choose to give Antonio Brown nothing more than a slap on the wrist for his decision to broadcast Mike Tomlin’s locker room speech on social media Sunday night, but the star wide receiver could still end up paying a fine. An NFL official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that the league’s social media policy prohibits players from posting anything on social media...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss
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