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Ronda Rousey: Floyd Mayweather can text me when he learns to read

The time has not yet come for Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather Jr. to call a truce — at least according to the UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Earlier this week, Rousey fired yet another shot at Mayweather in response to a question that had nothing to do with him. A TMZ reporter had asked Rousey about being the most popular fighter in the UFC but not making as much money...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vester Flanagan aka Bryce Williams sued WDBJ for racism

Police have identified the suspect from Wednesday morning’s tragic shooting of two Virginia news station employees. It would appear the shooter is a former employee of the same station where the victims worked. Vester Flanagan, who worked as a reporter for WDBJ for roughly a year under the name Bryce Williams, shared social media videos of himself committing the heinous murders...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Williams aka Vester Flanagan filmed himself shooting WDBJ victims

The man who was been accused of shooting and killing a news reporter and photographer on Tuesday morning posted videos on Twitter of himself committing the heinous act hours after the double-murder. Police have announced that the suspect is Vester Flanagan, a former employee of WDBJ in Virginia who worked for roughly a year as a reporter with the station under the name Bryce Williams...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bautista boycotts Sportsnet over refusal to pay for rookie's suit

By Steve DelVecchio Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has not conducted an interview with Sportsnet, his team’s official television broadcasting station, in over three months. Bautista has been committed to boycotting the network, and now we know why. According to Brendan Kennedy of The Toronto Star, Bautista has refused to speak with anyone from Sportsnet since a TV...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Alison Parker, Adam Ward shot and killed in tragic news attack

A reporter and a photographer from a news station in Virginia were reportedly shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appeared to be a random attack. Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, 27, were conducting an interview for WDBJ7 at a shopping plaza in Moneta, Va., when a gunmen opened fire on them. The incident was caught on camera, and we’re not going to feature it here because...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

HS football coach fired over rap video featuring drugs

By Steve DelVecchio A Simi Valley High School football coach was fired this week after school officials caught wind of a music video he created that depicted acts of buying and selling drugs on the street. Otis Newell, who has coached youth football for 10 years and served as Simi Valley’s defensive coordinator, was terminated after another coach in the school district discovered...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

JJ Watt was awesome on Hard Knocks, dominated practice

By Steve DelVecchio The moment it was announced that the Houston Texans would be featured on the latest season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” we all knew who the star of the show would be. And that man has not disappointed. A behind-the-scenes look at J.J. Watt is exactly what we all anticipated it would be — pure fiery competitiveness and an unstoppable force on the practice...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Bowa gets ejected, threatens Mets player

By Steve DelVecchio Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa went ballistic on Tuesday night, and it appears his frustration was at least two days in the making. During the seventh inning of a 6-5 loss to the New York Mets, Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur jumped out of the dugout to protest after Mets reliever Hansel Robles tried to quick-pitch Darin Ruf as Ruf was still...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Ukwuachu was suicidal, depressed at Boise State

By Larry Brown Medical records show that Sam Ukwuachu was suicidal and depressed during his final months at Boise State, shedding new light onto the reasons why he was dismissed from the Broncos’ football team. Ukwuachu was dismissed from the team in May 2013, months after he earned freshman all-american status for his performance in the fall of 2012. He transferred to Baylor...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Serena Williams, Drake flirt on tennis court

By Larry Brown You know that look you give when you see someone you have a crush on? Yeah, that’s the look that Drake and Serena Williams traded over the weekend, seemingly confirming rumors that they are dating. Drake was in Cincinnati over the weekend to watch Williams win the Western & Southern Open on Sunday. A video and some photos of Drake in attendance at the match...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Leinart calls Sarkisian's behavior 'inappropriate and unacceptable'

By Darryn Albert After three exceptional seasons in which he brought home two Archie Griffin Awards, a Heisman Trophy, and a National Championship, it’s clear that legendary Trojans quarterback Matt Leinart takes a lot of pride in USC Football. So needless to say, he wasn’t too pleased about current head coach Steve Sarkisian soiling the good name of the university with his...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett slams contracts given to mediocre quarterbacks

If there’s one thing we know about Michael Bennett, it’s that he is not afraid to speak his mind. On Tuesday, it was quarterbacks, specifically ones not in the top tier, who were squarely in the cross hairs of the Seahawks defensive lineman. During an interview with 710 ESPN in Seattle, Bennett voiced his thoughts on the large contracts being signed by “mediocre” quarterbacks...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys fear Orlando Scandrick has torn ACL

By Darryn Albert In a cruel week that has already seen two NFC contenders lose key contributors to torn ACLs, now lightning may have struck the same place a third time. Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick had to be carted off the practice field on Tuesday after suffering an apparent right knee injury. Scandrick was said to have sustained the injury in a collision with a...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Vick signs with Steelers

By Gordon Dixon With Brad Gradkowski suffering a hand injury on Sunday that resulted in him needing surgery, the Steelers were in need of quarterback depth. They found help in the form of Michael Vick. Vick has signed a one-year deal with Pittsburgh. While Vick is not the same player he was during his younger days, he still has enough to be effective and that’s what attracted...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wiz unwilling to give Beal max extension he wants

By Darryn Albert The dominoes are beginning to fall for the 2012 NBA Draft class with more and more contract extensions getting hammered out as the days go by. This summer has already seen fellow incoming fourth-years Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, and, more recently, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist agree to new long-term deals with their respective teams. Now, the Washington Wizards...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ricardo Mayorga slaps Shane Mosley’s girlfriend’s behind (Video)

Shane Mosley and Ricardo Mayorga are really digging deep when it comes to promoting their upcoming fight. Mosley and Mayorga are set to fight on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood since things got worked out with Don King. The two had a press conference Tuesday to promote the fight, and things got interesting. At one point Mayorga supposedly slapped Mosley’s girlfriend in the...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida ‘would not touch’ Sam Ukwuachu, but Baylor took him

By Larry Brown Baylor came under fire last week for allowing Sam Ukwuachu to transfer to the school despite his obvious problems at Boise State that led him to being kicked off the football team. After Ukwuachu was found guilty last week of raping a fellow Baylor student upon transferring to the school in 2013, many wondered how Baylor allowed a player with such a checkered past...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey ripped for dating accused wife beater

By Larry Brown Ronda Rousey is in the middle of a nasty MMA love triangle involving a married man, and she is being ripped by the man’s wife over the relationship. Last month, Jenna Renee Webb posted photos on Instagram of wounds she says were from husband Travis Browne beating her. Browne, who is one of the top heavyweights in the UFC, was removed from a UFC event after the...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Millar: George Steinbrenner flipped Red Sox double-bird in 2003

One of the most heartbreaking losses in franchise history for the Boston Red Sox came in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, when Aaron Boone hit a solo home run off Tim Wakefield in the 11th inning to send the New York Yankees to the World Series. Can you guess who was there to rub Boston’s nose in it after the incredible series? George Steinbrenner. The Boss himself, of course. During an...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Orsillo out at NESN as Red Sox TV announcer

One of the better, longer-standing TV broadcasting pairings in MLB will be receiving a big change. Reports say Don Orsillo, who has called Red Sox games on TV for NESN since 2001, will not be back next season. The team’s radio voice, Dave O’Brien reportedly will replace him. Orsillo and Jerry Remy formed one of the more popular broadcasting teams in baseball, and Orsillo was...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Clippers fined for offering Jordan endorsement deal

By Larry Brown The NBA announced Tuesday that they have fined the Los Angeles Clippers $250,000 for violating league rules with compensation offered to DeAndre Jordan during their free agency presentation to the player. According to the LA Times’ Brad Turner, the Clippers offered Jordan an endorsement deal with Lexus if he re-signed with the team. Apparently the Clippers...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling pulled off Little League game after tweet about Muslims

Curt Schilling sent a controversial tweet on Tuesday comparing radical Muslims to Nazis, and the backlash was felt almost immediately. In a statement shortly after the now-deleted tweet went viral, ESPN announced that Schilling has been removed from his duties with the Little League World Series. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress goes off on Cris Carter over ‘fall guy’ advice

By Steve DelVecchio Plaxico Burress knows plenty about getting himself into trouble off the football field, but the former NFL wide receiver insists he never had a “fall guy” in his crew. On Monday night, Burress went on a Twitter rant about the infamous comments Cris Carter made at the 2014 NFL Rookie Symposium. As someone who was fined countless times and once shot himself...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

George Karl wears DeMarcus Cousins jersey to coaches panel

By Steve DelVecchio If George Karl wanted to trade DeMarcus Cousins, would the Sacramento Kings head coach be seen wearing a No. 15 jersey in public? Fans were left pondering that exact question after Karl rocked a Cousins jersey at a Positive Coaching Alliance event in Sacramento on Monday night. Cousins is obviously one of the best players the Kings have, but it would be a...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Curt Schilling deletes racist tweet about Muslims

By Steve DelVecchio Former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling got himself into trouble yet again on Tuesday with his controversial opinions and hard-headed attitude. In a tweet that was only live for about 10 minutes before he deleted it, Schilling compared radical Muslims to Germans who were part of the Nazi regime in the 1930s and 1940s. Curt Schilling tweeted this a few minutes...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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