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5 MLB teams off to surprisingly poor starts

Who will be this year’s big MLB disappointment? There is inevitably a team or two that comes into a season with high expectations, only to fall flat on their face when the competitive games begin.It may be too early to pinpoint this year's disappointments, but we already have some ideas. Here is a look at five teams that have performed very poorly during the first week of the season...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah needs shoulder surgery

The hits keep on coming for Joakim Noah.Not only is Noah out serving a 20-game suspension for a violation of the league’s drug policy, but now he is looking at shoulder surgery that will likely require 4-6 months of recovery.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the news on Noah: Noah is finishing the first season of a four-year, $72 million deal the Knicks gave him last offseason...
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Matt Harvey leaves start with tight left hamstring

Matt Harvey’s night ended early on Tuesday, with a leg ailment being the culprit.The Mets pitcher was working in the sixth inning when he needed to be checked out by the team’s trainer. It was later announced Harvey was dealing with a tight left hamstring. If there is a silver lining, it’s that Harvey did not exit due to discomfort in the shoulder he had surgery on last year that...
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Report: Adrian Peterson’s visit with Saints went well

Adrian Peterson remains unsigned, but it’s possible that he is getting closer to finding a home. The free agent running back visited with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday, and it went well, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Peterson has taken free agent visits to Seattle and New England in addition to New Orleans. The Seahawks decided to sign Eddie Lacy at running back, while...
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Report: Browns considering drafting QB at No. 1 overall

There has been a lot of talk about Myles Garrett going No. 1 in the NFL Draft to the Cleveland Browns, but apparently that’s no lock.ESPN’s Adam Schefter communicated with an NFL executive who believes the team is considering taking a quarterback with the top overall pick. The Browns are desperate for a QB and haven’t had one play at a Pro Bowl level since Derek Anderson in 2007...
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Tony Romo shows off moves during pregame warmups with Mavs (Video)

The Mavericks are playing their last home game of the season on Tuesday, and part of the festivities is an honorary member of the team.News came on Saturday Tony Romo would be suiting up with the Mavericks for the final home game. Shortly after, the NFL quarterback CBS analyst received a ridiculous amount of text messages (details here).Prior to the game against the Nuggets, Romo...
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Adrian Beltre reportedly suffers setback with calf injury

The Texas Rangers will have to wait a little while longer for four-time All-Star third baseman Adrian Beltre to make his season debut.TR Sullivan of MLB.com reports on Tuesday that Beltre suffered a setback with his calf injury and that the Rangers are awaiting the results of an MRI. The 38-year-old Beltre, who hit .300/.358/.521 with 32 home runs and 104 RBIs last season, strained...
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Odell Beckham got Michael Jackson tattoo on his leg

New York Giants Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is hoping to hit opposing secondaries next season like a smooth criminal.Beckham took to Instagram on Tuesday to show off his new leg tattoo of the legendary King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson. It’s definitely not the first time in recent months that we’ve seen a star athlete pay tribute to a music icon with some body ink...
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Texas football has urine color charts in bathroom to encourage hydration

More and more we’re seeing sports teams emphasizing hydration among its players, and they’re all using creative methods for spreading those messages. The Texas Longhorns are even making it a personal matter.Orange Bloods reporter Anwar Richardson went to the restroom at the athletic center on the Texas campus Tuesday and shared this photo he encountered: You got that? If your urine...
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Buck Showalter not sympathetic to Red Sox over flu issue

The Boston Red Sox have received headlines lately for being affected by the flu bug, but they are not alone.Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter says his team has also been affected by the flu, they just haven’t made as big of a deal about it.“Everybody in the league’s got a flu issue,” Showalter said Tuesday, via MASN’s Roch Kubatko. “I’ve had it. It’s a different strain. It...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian would say yes if Tristan Thompson proposes

Tristan Thompson can become a permanent member of the Kardashian clan if he wants to.Khloe Kardashian did an interview with Evening Standard magazine and said that she would say yes if Thompson proposes.“I would love to have a family,” Khloe told the magazine. “We’ve talked about it.”Kardashian also said she would say yes if he asked her to marry him.“He [already] is a father, and...
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Kemba Walker: Blake Griffin ‘would be a great fit’ on Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets will not be returning to the playoffs this year, and their All-Star guard is already looking ahead to the free agent recruitment trail.In a recent interview with Glenn Burkins of Q City Metro, Kemba Walker specifically mentioned Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin as a free agent who would make for a nice fit on the Hornets.“I think one of the bigger...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Romo received about 600 text messages after Mavs announcement

Tony Romo probably received more positive feedback about his one-day appearance with the Dallas Mavericks than he used to get for leading the Cowboys to victory.News came out on Saturday saying that Romo would be signing to play with the Mavericks for the team’s final home game of the regular season. Speaking with reporters Tuesday about the affair, Romo said he received around 600...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr on Warriors: ‘We’ve kind of let our guard down a little bit’

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is trying to stave off complacency from his team as they wrap up the regular season.After the Warriors lost to the Utah Jazz Monday to snap a 14-game winning streak, Kerr said that the team has let down their guard due to the no-stakes nature of their games, per Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle. The Warriors clinched the No....
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No team has come close on asking price for Richard Sherman trade

Richard Sherman may be available for a trade, but that does not necessarily mean he will be dealt, especially based on Seattle’s high asking price. NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports that the Seahawks are seeking a first-round pick and mid-round pick for the cornerback. That means a team would have to give up a first and third or fourth-rounder in order to acquire Sherman from Seattle...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki’s 3-year-old son swings a mean bat

Between the Griffeys, Boones, Alous, and Bonds to name a few, baseball has long been a sport where family lines have found success. Could the Tulowitzki family be the next to join the crowd?Troy Tulowitzki has a 3-year-old son Taz who looks pretty awesome given his age.Take a look at this clip shared by SportsNet Canada of Taz taking some swings at Rogers Centre: That’s a pretty...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins not expecting draft day trade

There has been a lot of talk about Kirk Cousins potentially being traded, but the quarterback is not expecting one to go down around draft time. Cousins was a guest on ESPN “NFL Live” on Tuesday and said he is not expecting anything to happen around the draft. Cousins was franchise-tagged by Washington and is set to make nearly $24 million this season. Washington reportedly has offered...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Malone has great quote about Tony Romo on Mavericks

Tony Romo on the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night will be quite the spectacle, and Mike Malone is going into it with a good sense of humor. Speaking with the media before the game, Malone, who will be coaching the opposing Denver Nuggets when Romo suits up as a “Maverick for a day,” made a funny reference to another recently retired signal caller, ex-Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers ‘love’ Jabril Peppers at No. 30 overall

The Pittsburgh Steelers have struggled to replace the physicality Troy Polamalu brought to their defense, and it sounds like they are hoping Jabrill Peppers can bring it back.NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert “loves” Peppers at the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Peppers, a former Michigan star who played multiple positions, was...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Carmelo likely to sit out what could be final game with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony may have already played his last game with the New York Knicks, and the fans aren’t even going to get to say a proper goodbye.Anthony has been dealing with a knee injury that forced him to miss the last two games, and it will likely keep him out of New York’s season finale against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday as well. It’s no secret that Phil Jackson wanted...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Shanahan explains why Kaepernick is not a fit for teams

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan believes he has an idea about why Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent, and it has nothing to do with the quarterback’s controversial political stances.On Monday, Shanahan spoke about the upcoming draft and how it is more important to consider a team’s scheme when searching for quarterbacks than other players.“If you bring in a quarterback...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

United passenger has made more than $200K playing professional poker

The man who was dragged off of an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday after refusing to give up his seat is apparently an accomplished poker player.David Dao, a 69-year-old doctor who has gone viral after his face was bloodied during a struggle with airport security, has participated in numerous World Series of Poker events and made $234,644 while playing professionally,...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Ortega likely to face no legal trouble from Brady jersey theft

He may not have known it at the time, but the best decision Mauricio Ortega made after he stole Tom Brady’s game-worn jersey from Super Bowl LI was to fly back to Mexico. In doing so, the former newspaper director may have avoided serious criminal charges.Robert Klemko and Jenny Vrentas of The MMQB published a fascinating story this week detailing how authorities managed to track...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Chad Kelly undergoes wrist surgery, can’t throw for three months

Former Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly has run into some bad luck in advance of the 2017 NFL Draft, and his stock is plummeting because of it.Kelly was forced to cut his Pro Day short after just 12 throws last week due to a wrist injury. He originally rescheduled the Pro Day to April 22, but Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that Kelly underwent surgery on the injured wrist Monday...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Sergio Garcia might wear green jacket to his wedding

Sergio Garcia captured the first major championship of his lengthy PGA career on Sunday, and he plans on wearing the corresponding trophy as long as he can.Garcia, who defeated Justin Rose in a playoff at the Masters, is getting married this summer. In an appearance on NBC’s “Today” Tuesday morning, the Spaniard was asked if he plans to wear his green jacket during the ceremony....
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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