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Report: Pierre-Paul could miss training camp, start of season

By Larry Brown The injuries to Jason Pierre-Paul as a result of his fireworks accident may not be life-threatening, but they may have some serious consequences. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that JPP could miss training camp and even the start of the regular season: There’s concern Jason Pierre-Paul could miss training camp, start of regular season, per team source; team...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez suspended a year after failed drug test, blames substance

Not even some added testosterone could help Gilbert Melendez win his last fight. Melendez was defeated by Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188 in Mexico City last month, and the fighter tested positive for a banned substance after his loss. In a statement about the failed test, which led to a one-year long suspension by the...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper skipping Home Run Derby after dad’s surgery

Those who were looking forward to seeing Bryce Harper participate in the Home Run Derby at this year’s MLB All-Star Game in Cincinnati are going to be disappointed. The Washington Nationals superstar declined an invitation to swing in the event, largely because he won’t have his dad to pitch to him. “Not having my dad...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade hosts hilarious Twitter Q&A, says he is not retiring any time soon

It was quite the busy offseason for Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade. After much speculation that he might bolt the team where he has spent his entire 12-year career, he ultimately opted to stay in Miami on a 1-year, $20 million deal. While on vacation on Monday, Wade opened up about his hectic summer and...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

De’Andre Johnson punch video shows woman swung, he retaliated

Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson was charged with misdemeanor battery last week after he punched a woman in the face at a bar. On Monday, the Florida State Attorney’s Office released a video of the incident. The video, which was published by The Tallahassee Democrat, shows Johnson and the woman begin arguing while waiting for...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants pull $60 million offer to Jason Pierre-Paul

By Steve DelVecchio The New York Giants are pulling a long-term offer that they made to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, according to a report. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network notes that the offer was for $60 million and the Giants pulled it after Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a fireworks accident over the holiday weekend. While the Giants are reportedly concerned about the timing...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul's antics

By Steve DelVecchio DeAndre Jordan signed a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks over the weekend, and there is a growing belief that his relationship with Chris Paul is one of the reasons the the 6-foot-11 center decided to leave the Los Angeles Clippers. According to a report from Kevin Arnowitz of ESPN.com, Jordan and Paul got into it numerous times this past season. It...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants can rescind franchise offer to Jason Pierre-Paul

Jason Pierre-Paul has not yet signed his one-year franchise tender in hopes of working out a long-term deal with the New York Giants. Now that he reportedly injured his hand in a fireworks mishap on the 4th of July, could that decision come back to haunt the star defensive end? As Mike Florio of Pro...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tsunami survivor fulfills dream by signing with Sporting Lisbon

By Steve DelVecchio More than 10 years ago, a young Indonesian boy named Martunis lost his mother and two siblings in a devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. The Dec. 26, 2004, earthquake that triggered the tsunami killed roughly 230,000 people in 14 countries. Somehow, the 7-year-old Martunis survived by himself on an island for three weeks before being found by a news camera crew...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Telemundo’s call of Carli Lloyd’s third goal was classic Andres Cantor (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. If you watched the Women’s World Cup final on FOX Sunday night like most of us, you missed out on some of the most intense commentary in the history of women’s soccer. That was provided by none other than Andres Cantor. Cantor, who is the play-by-play man for Telemundo,...Read More
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Pierre-Paul has burns, possible nerve damage

By Steve DelVecchio New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a hand injury in a fireworks mishap over the 4th of July weekend, but the extent of the damage may not be as severe as initially feared. Dan Graziano of ESPN reports that Pierre-Paul sustained “some burns” on one hand and that his fingers are being checked for nerve damage. However, the prognosis...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy suffered injury in soccer game with friends

By Steve DelVecchio Rory McIlroy is almost certain to miss The Open Championship next week and likely be out longer than that after he suffered an injury while playing soccer with friends over the the weekend. McIlroy, who is still the top-ranked golfer in the world, announced the injury on Facebook Monday morning. “Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle ligament) and associated...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd named President on Wikipedia, gets shoutout from Obama

Carli Lloyd is now an American hero after putting together probably the best game ever by an American soccer player representing his/her country. Lloyd scored three goals, giving her six total for the event, in the US’ 5-2 win over Japan in the finals of the Women’s World Cup. Her heroics and stellar play during...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudy Gay recruits Josh Smith to Kings on Snapchat

Social media has completely revolutionized the way the free agent recruitment process is done in the NBA. But things just might be getting a little bit out of hand now. Two days after helping convince his good friend Rajon Rondo to sign with the Kings on a 1-year, $10 million deal, Rudy Gay is at...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Is James Harden dating Khloe Kardashian?

By Larry Brown James Harden sure knows how to get around. We’ve posted many gossip rumors over the past few years about who he might be dating, and the latest one will knock your socks off.  Reports are suggesting that Harden is now dating Khloe Kardashian. The two were in Las Vegas together for July 4th weekend. They had dinner together Saturday night at the Wynn, and then...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach gives wife Sarah Huffman hug, kiss after win (Video)

Abby Wambach got to add the final piece to complete her career with the USWNT with a 5-2 victory over Japan for her first World Cup. After winning the match, Wambach celebrated by draping herself in the American flag. She then went over to a special section of the stands along with many of her...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd gives captain’s armband to Abby Wambach

Carli Lloyd proved on Sunday that not only is she a stud on the soccer field, but she is also a class act. Late in the second half of the US’ game against Japan in the Women’s World Cup final, coach Jill Ellis decided to put Abby Wambach into the contest so she could be...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul memes from fireworks accident are pretty funny

Look, we don’t want to laugh at the misfortune of Jason Pierre-Paul. We feel badly that the talented defensive lineman suffered some serious hand injuries while blowing up some fireworks over July 4th weekend. But it’s hard to see some of the memes that transpired after word of Pierre-Paul’s accident began to circulate on Twitter...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carli Lloyd scores three goals in 17 minutes

By Larry Brown Carli Lloyd exploded in the first 17 minutes of the Women’s World Cup Final by scoring three goals for a natural hat trick as part of a massive onslaught by the US against Japan. Four years after losing in the World Cup Final to Japan, the USWNT came out on a mission of revenge. Lloyd scored in the third minute, fifth minute and again in the 16th minute against...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Julie Johnston boyfriend is Zach Ertz, Eagles TE

Julie Johnston and her boyfriend Zach Ertz are probably going to have some pretty athletic children if they ever choose to procreate. If there is anything the dating lives of the members of the US women’s national soccer team have taught us, it’s that athletes sure love dating their fellow athletes. You have Alex Morgan...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs reportedly exploring Joe Johnson trade

An already expensive offseason for the Cavaliers might be getting even more pricey in the near future. ESPN NBA insider Brian Windhorst reported on Sunday that Cleveland is considering a trade for Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Johnson. The deal is likely to involve Brendan Haywood’s nonguaranteed $10.5 million contract, an asset the Cavs have been...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sydney Leroux pregame Instagram post is incredibly moving

Sydney Leroux is one of the most popular members of the USWNT, and she has a huge social media following. The really nice thing is that the soccer striker is using her social media influence for the right reasons. The day before the US’ championship game against Japan at the Women’s World Cup, Leroux made...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Sydney Leroux husband Dom Dwyer predicts win for USWNT

Sydney Leroux’s husband Dom Dwyer has a good feeling about the USWNT’s Women’s World Cup Final game against Japan. Leading up to the game, Dwyer essentially predicted a victory for his wife’s squad: I have a special feeling on a special day — Dom Dwyer (@Ddwyer14) July 5, 2015 Dwyer was born and raised in...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pierre-Paul's hand injury 'not career-threatening'

By Steve DelVecchio The hand injury that Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered on the 4th of July is not expected to put his career in jeopardy. While early indications have been that Pierre-Paul mangled his hand pretty badly in a fireworks accident, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that the New York Giants defensive end was still meeting with doctors but that the injury...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul fireworks accident – Did it all start with this van?

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly injured his hand in a fireworks mishap on the 4th of July, and it appears the New York Giants defensive end may have begun his evening with a van full of explosives. Before the alleged incident took place, Pierre-Paul shared a video on Instagram that showed him all excited next to a...Read More
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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