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Greg Schiano denies having knowledge of Sandusky abuse

Greg Schiano has denied having any knowledge of sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky when the two were working together at Penn State. Court documents that were unsealed on Tuesday revealed that Mike McQueary, the only former Penn State assistant who has admitted to having knowledge of Sandusky’s abuse against children, testified in court that Tom Bradley, another former assistant who...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kidd has nightmares about not teaming up with Duncan in 2003

We lost basketball royalty on Monday with legendary San Antonio Spur Tim Duncan officially announcing his retirement after an unforgettable 19-year career. With Duncan’s NBA tenure now an object of the past, regret is beginning to set in for those players who weren’t lucky enough to call themselves Duncan’s teammate. One such case is retired point guard and current Bucks head...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson asks Browns on Twitter for job, gets it

Chad Johnson is reporting to NFL training camp this month for the first time since 2012, only this time he won’t need to bring his pads with him. On Tuesday, Johnson wrote on Twitter that he is going to be joining the Cleveland Browns at training camp on July 28. What a blessing Hue Jackson is, see y'all in Cleveland on the 28th, no cleats this time just knowledge — Chad...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Welker talks about Edelman mooching off Brady’s brand

No two players in the NFL have a stronger bromance than Tom Brady and Julian Edelman, and the man who used to be considered Brady’s favorite target has taken note. Former New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker joined the “Toucher and Rich Show” on 98.5 The Sports Hub Tuesday, and the hosts asked him about the relationship between Brady and Edelman. To be fair, Welker...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Miko Grimes after making racist comment: ‘The media is the problem’

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Miko Grimes is not backing down from some incredibly offensive remarks she made on Twitter. Grimes, the outspoken wife of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes, told JoeBucsFan.com on Monday that her commentary and anything else a family member of a player says should be ignored. In other words, Grimes blames the media for making a big...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Giancarlo Stanton’s incredible Home Run Derby slashes Marlins’ ticket prices

When the Miami Marlins decided to run a promotion offering discounted tickets based on the number of balls Giancarlo Stanton hit out of the park during the Home Run Derby, they might as well have just taken 25 percent off and called it a day. Just before the Derby, the Marlins announced that they would be knocking a percentage point off future ticket prices for every homer Stanton...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick have made 'no progress'

The New York Jets are set to begin training camp in just over two weeks, and the starting quarterback that nearly led the team to a playoff berth last season is still a free agent. Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick have made “no progress” in their ongoing contract stalemate. Costello notes that the Jets were fine with Fitzpatrick...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Odom removed from flight for being drunk, vomiting

Lamar Odom was reportedly removed from a flight on Monday night because he was drunk and vomiting. Witnesses told TMZ that Odom spent a good amount of time in the Delta lounge at LAX airport prior to boarding his flight for NYC and was “pounding down beers and whiskey.” He was described as “wasted” by the time he boarded the flight, and he supposedly sprinted to the bathroom...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

McIlroy will watch Olympic sports ‘that matter,’ not golf

Rory McIlroy is one of a number of PGA stars who are skipping the Summer Olympics due to Zika virus concerns, but the four-time major champion hardly seems disappointed about it. While speaking to the media on Tuesday, McIlroy said he does not plan to watch golf when it returns to the Olympics this year for the first time since 1904. And that isn’t because it hurts too much that...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns react to Isaiah Crowell's graphic Instagram photo

The Cleveland Browns say they have no plans to release Isaiah Crowell in the wake of a graphic image the running back shared on social media that depicted a police officer being stabbed. Following the killings of two black men by police last week, Crowell posted a drawn image on Instagram that showed a man dressed in all black with a hood on stabbing an officer in the throat. “They...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Rudy Gobert plays Pokemon Go at Summer League game

If you have not yet heard of “Pokemon Go,” we’re guessing you’re just returning to the country from some remote location. The smartphone game has taken millennials by storm. How popular is it? So popular that one NBA player was catching Pokemon during a Summer League game. On Monday night, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert shared a screenshot of a Pokemon that showed up while...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Terry Crews may be able to bench press a truck but his baseball swing sucks

I take one look at Terry Crews and I think to myself, “dang, it would be awesome to be that ripped.” But you know what makes me feel better about my non-roided out body? The fact that I can still hit a ball farther with my remote control-sized biceps than Crews can with his pythons. Terry Crews swing grade: F—– pic.twitter.com/G0CXLlMt9R — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Jalen Ramsey laughs at responses to his dinner choice

After a standout career at Florida State, Jalen Ramsey is preparing for his rookie season in the NFL. On Sunday, Ramsey had a meal that looked more like one he probably had on numerous occasions in college, not one associated with a professional football player. Whatever you imagine NFL players eating for dinner, Ramsey essentially had the opposite. The 21-year-old’s dinner included...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden writes open letter to Rockets fans

Over the weekend, James Harden agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Rockets. With the four-time all-star set to remain in Houston for the foreseeable future, he penned a message to Rockets fans. On Monday, the team’s Twitter account posted a letter from Harden thanking fans for their support and reinforcing the organization has one goal in mind, a championship. An...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Al Horford explains why he left Hawks for Celtics

Al Horford surprised some when he chose to sign with the Boston Celtics in free agency rather than remain with the Atlanta Hawks. There was some information circulating that Horford did not want to play with Dwight Howard, who agreed to sign with Atlanta earlier in free agency. But in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published Monday, Horford said that was not...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wil Myers gets beaned by brother during HR Derby

Wil Myers may have been the victim of some sibling revenge during Monday’s Home Run Derby at Petco Park. The San Diego Padres first baseman was the hometown representative participating in the event and made it a family affair by asking his brother, Beau, to be his pitcher. Beau is a young player at Appalachian State, but he very clearly needs to work on his throwing accuracy...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giancarlo Stanton hits massive home run in HR Derby

Giancarlo Stanton is an incredibly powerful baseball player. You already knew that. And you probably knew he was going to be dropping bombs at Monday’s Home Run Derby in San Diego. But few figured he put one OVER the batter’s eye in center field. Stanton smashed 24 homers in his first round of competition, including this absolute bomb at Petco Park over the batter’s eye...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Laremy Tunsil sent Hugh Freeze a nice letter

Laremy Tunsil may have been the root of a lot of the problems Ole Miss currently has with the NCAA, but the man still has love for his former program. He even expressed that in a letter to Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reports that Tunsil sent a letter to Freeze recently. The coach would not completely disclose the contents of the letter, but he did...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen: Jon Jones tested positive for estrogen blockers

Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after failing a drug test weeks before the event. The interim UFC Light Heavyweight Champion was contrite after his positive test — which was later confirmed with a “B” sample — and said he didn’t even know how to pronounce the substance he tested positive for. But a few MMA insiders have some insight about his failed test. Last week UFC...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers believe they can sign Russell Westbrook

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to aim high for their free agents. ESPN’s Chris Broussard told MSG recently that the Lakers firmly believe they can lure Russell Westbrook back to southern California as a free agent in the summer of 2017. “The Lakers think they can sign him,” Broussard said. “And I was talking to some executives yesterday about possible trades they might...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Sale: I quit chewing tobacco after Tony Gwynn’s death

The late, great slugger Tony Gwynn had a major impact on the baseball community both in life and in death. With his beloved Padres hosting the MLB All-Star Game this year, we’re seeing proof of that once again. White Sox lefty Chris Sale, who will be starting Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic for the American League, recalled on Monday how Gwynn’s passing moved him to quit chewing...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Miller: Franchise tag a 'league-wide problem' I can help fix

Von Miller is taking on a new tone in his holdout with the Denver Broncos — he is crusading against the franchise tag. Miller appeared on ESPN on Monday and said he considers the franchise tag a problem, and by refusing to play under it, he can help fix it. “No, I’m not gonna play on the franchise tag. It just doesn’t make sense in any way,” Miller said on ESPN, via Michael...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons want to reduce Devonta Freeman's workload

As a sophomore, Falcons running back Devonta Freeman ranked fourth in the NFL with 264 carries last season. Now the team is working toward easing off the gas pedal heading into 2016. The Falcons are looking to reduce Freeman’s workload next season, according to running backs coach Bobby Turner. “It’s about growth,” Turner said to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kardashian kicks Odom out of rental home

Lamar Odom is looking for a new roommate or a place to live. Since he was released from the hospital after nearly losing his life to a drug overdose, Odom had been living in a rental home that his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian rented for him. The home was in the same upscale Calabasas community where Khloe lives, as she wanted to be able to help Odom during his difficult recovery...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Alleged Draymond Green assault victim was Michigan State DB?

The man who was allegedly slapped by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was reportedly Michigan State defensive back Jermaine Edmondson. This comes from MLive’s Tony Garcia, who reported that Edmondson plans on dropping the charges. Hearing from multiple sources the man that Draymond Green allegedly slapped is MSU DB Jermaine Edmondson. — Tony Garcia (@RealTonyGarcia...
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July 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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