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LaMarcus Aldridge denies that he is unhappy in San Antonio

If LaMarcus Aldridge is dissatisfied with his situation in San Antonio, he isn’t saying so publicly. Aldridge told the Jim Rome Show on Thursday that he has no complaints about his situation with the Spurs. “I talk to [Gregg Popovich] daily and he’s always telling me that I’m doing great,” Aldridge said on Thursday’s Jim Rome Show, via ESPN. “Trying to be a more of...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics offering James Young or RJ Hunter for a second-rounder

The Boston Celtics have so much depth and young talent that much of it simply fritters away on the bench, unable to find minutes. Now the team appears to be searching for a solution to that unusual problem. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Friday, the Celtics are offering James Young or RJ Hunter, their first-round picks in 2014 and 2015 respectively...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly again denies interest in leaving 49ers, returning to college

San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly is still being linked to possible collegiate job openings, but he continues to make it clear he has no intention of leaving the NFL. Amidst reports that Kelly was likely to go for a college job after the season, the Niners coach denied that in a Thursday press conference. “Unless the media has an opportunity for me somewhere,” Kelly joked...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Brown placed on commissioner’s exempt list, likely done with Giants

Josh Brown has been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list and has likely played his last snap for the New York Giants, according to a report. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Brown will no longer be on the Giants’ active roster as of Friday afternoon. While the kicker has not been released, Mortensen is reporting that he will not be welcomed back with the Giants and...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy practices Friday, will be game time decision

LeSean McCoy’s status for Sunday might not be as cut and dried as we thought. McCoy surprised everyone by participating in Friday’s practice, and coach Rex Ryan asserted that his running back will be a game time decision on Sunday. Rex: "McCoy will be a game time decision."Shady: "I was very limited today. We'll see how it feels Sunday. Just trying to be smart." pic.twitter...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame AD: Brian Kelly will be back next year, not be fired

Notre Dame has been arguably the most disappointing team in college football this season, but that is not going to cost the team’s head coach his job. According to Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick, Brian Kelly is not coaching for his job against Miami next weekend and will be back with the team in 2017. “Brian will lead this team out of the tunnel opening day next...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington sheriff calls NFL ‘bully’ for behavior in Josh Brown investigation

Washington law enforcement and the NFL are very much at odds over the handling of the Josh Brown investigation. King County Sheriff John Urquhart spoke to KIRO in Seattle on Thursday in light of the NFL’s assertion that they were denied further information by his office. Urquhart maintained that league investigators never even told his office that they were investigating on behalf...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Sheldon Richardson got into heated locker room altercation

Things have gone south in a hurry for a New York Jets team that had playoff aspirations heading into the season. The Jets have lost four straight games, but it sounds like tempers began boiling over after the first of those four. Rich Cimini of ESPN.com learned this week that star players Brandon Marshall and Sheldon Richardson got into a heated verbal altercation after New York’s...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Lakers might offer Metta World Peace assistant coaching job?

Metta World Peace may not make the Los Angeles Lakers in a playing capacity, but he just might become an assistant coach for the team. According to Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, World Peace, who is in camp with the Lakers, is facing a very difficult fight for the team’s last roster spot. If he doesn’t get it, though, the team would be interested in retaining him as...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Packers worried about Jordy Nelson after slow start

Jordy Nelson had yet another uninspiring performance in the Green Bay Packers’ win over the Chicago Bears Thursday night, and the team is reportedly starting to get concerned about the star wideout. A Packers source told Jason Cole of Bleacher Report that Nelson is having a difficult time regaining his explosiveness after he missed all of 2015 with a torn ACL. The source said...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants OL was 'misinformed' when supporting Josh Brown

When the NFL announced over the summer that Josh Brown would be suspended one game due to a domestic violence charge that was later dropped, several of the kicker’s New York Giants teammates supported him publicly. At least one of them is now backtracking. On Friday, Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh said he was “misinformed” when he made comments about Brown’s situation...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian rumored to be engaged

Cleveland Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson has only been dating Khloe Kardashian for a few months, but things are apparently moving very, very quickly. According to a new gossip report from InTouch Magazine, Thompson and Kardashian recently got engaged. “Tristan got down on one knee and asked Khloe to marry him,” a source told the publication. “She’s delighted to be engaged...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Five college players who have boosted their NFL Draft stock

The 2016 college football season has been anything but predictable, with hyped teams falling flat and under-hyped teams making a legitimate push. The same can also be said for many individual players around the nation. Their program success aside, here’s a look at five players who have increased their 2017 NFL Draft stock with strong performances through seven weeks of the season...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo: Giants won’t ‘turn our back’ on Josh Brown

The New York Giants continue to stop short of saying the right things when it comes to the latest domestic violence revelations about kicker Josh Brown. At his press conference on Friday morning, Giants head coach Ben McAdoo said the team is going to continue to support Brown despite leaving him home for this weekend’s trip to London. “We’re not going to turn our back on...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Smith blasts NFL, vows to wear domestic violence cleats

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith continues to say what most of us are thinking with regard to the Josh Brown domestic violence case — the NFL’s priorities are so out of whack it’s downright disgusting. In a series of posts on social media Thursday, Smith unloaded on both Brown and the NFL for its mishandling of yet another domestic violence incident. Like many others...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor, Browns have reportedly discussed extension

Terrelle Pryor has emerged as one of the most versatile players in football, and the Cleveland Browns would be wise to do all they can to keep him around. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the team is in the early stages of doing just that. Cabot reported on Thursday that the Browns have had preliminary discussions with Pryor’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, about a contract...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers brings back his scotch joke after win over Bears

Aaron Rodgers doesn’t only enjoy a glass of scotch when he needs to dull the pain of a loss. Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers finally got their acts together offensively in Thursday’s win over the Chicago Bears. Although last week was an embarrassing loss and this week was a much-needed win, the quarterback’s beverage of choice remains the same. Aaron Rodgers: "We're going...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger (Video)

It wouldn’t be an NFL season without at least one dirty play by Ndamukong Suh. And that’s exactly what we got from Suh on Sunday. During the Dolphins’ game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Suh was seen reaching his leg out to kick Ben Roethlisberger while pass rushing on a play. Steelers offensive lineman Ramon Foster said the league isn’t doing enough to protect its star...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo cracks joke about Cubs using Matt Szczur as good luck charm

Matt Szczur may not be on the Chicago Cubs’ postseason roster, but his impact on the Cubs has been significant. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo used Szczur’s bat during Game 4 of the NLCS on Wednesday and the change helped him break out of a slump. Addison Russell similarly wore Szczur’s underwear (leggings to be exact) in Game 4 and also broke out of a slump. Russell wore...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Dave Roberts explains why he pulled Kenta Maeda early

Dave Roberts’ decision to pull pitcher Kenta Maeda in the fourth inning of Game 5 of the NLCS on Thursday at Dodger Stadium caught many off guard, especially since the starter was about to face the Cubs’ pitcher. But Roberts had good reasons for doing so. After the Dodgers lost Game 5 8-4 to the Cubs, Roberts explained his thinking in lifting Maeda with two outs in the fourth...
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October 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Candace Parker dedicates WNBA championship to Pat Summitt

The Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday won their third WNBA championship, and it was a special one for Candace Parker. Parker was named Finals MVP after leading the Sparks to a 77-76 victory with 28 points in the series clinching game over the Lynx. When asked by ESPN's Holly Rowe what winning the championship meant to her, Parker emotionally replied, “This is for Pat.” Prior...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer suffers broken arm against Packers

Brian Hoyer suffered a broken arm in the Chicago Bears’ game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. Hoyer left the game for X-rays after being hit hard by two Bears defenders during the first half. CBS reporter Tracy Wolfson later reported that Bears head coach John Fox said Hoyer suffered a broken left arm on the play. Former fourth-round pick Matt Barkley replaced...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz upset with media over his Josh Brown comments

Victor Cruz received some negative backlash for making comments that support teammate Josh Brown, and he later blamed the media for spinning his remarks. The New York Giants wide receiver was quoted on Thursday as saying he is “behind Josh Brown.” “Obviously, it is an unfortunate situation for all parties,” Cruz said Thursday via NJ.com. “But as a teammate, I am behind...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vin Scully delivers signature introduction prior to NLCS Game 5 (Video)

Vin Scully was at Dodger Stadium for Game 5 of the NLCS as a spectator and provided a moment those on hand thoroughly enjoyed. The Dodgers returned home for a pivotal game in their series against the Cubs on Thursday. Prior to the game, former players Eric Karros and Steve Garvey had the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitches. After doing so, they acknowledged Scully...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kicker Robbie Gould flying to London to join Giants

The New York Giants will be without Josh Brown for at least this weekend as they get ready for their game in London on Sunday against the Rams, and it looks like they have found their replacement in free agent Robbie Gould. Gould is flying to London to join the Giants, according to multiple reports. Gould has remained a free agent since being released by the Chicago Bears prior...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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