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WATCH: Ravens beat Browns on blocked FG returned for TD

In a game that neither team seemingly wanted to win, the ending to Monday night’s Browns-Ravens game was fitting. Baltimore won 33-27 when they blocked a 51-yard field goal attempt on the final play and returned it for a touchdown as time expired. The Ravens blocked Travis Coons’ field goal attempt and it was picked up by Will Hill, who returned it 64 yards for a score. Ravens...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton rode hoverboard in traffic after Iron Bowl

Cam Newton’s preferred mode of transportation may surprise you. The former Heisman Trophy winner attended the Iron Bowl at his alma mater on Saturday and apparently cruised around in a hoverboard afterward. Multiple people commented on social media that they saw the Carolina Panthers QB cruise by them in the hoverboard. Someone even got video of him gliding through traffic: ...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Okafor reportedly will have security guard when he goes out

Jahlil Okafor is looking to take more precautions after getting into some trouble lately. According to a report, Okafor will have a security guard made available to him by the Philadelphia 76ers whenever he goes out. ESPN's Chris Broussard says Okafor's people made the request, which the team will honor. Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, was in a fight last weekend after...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins considering Barry Bonds as hitting coach

The Miami Marlins could be ready to make their latest bold, head-scratching move. According to multiple reports, the Marlins are considering hiring Barry Bonds as a hitting coach. The team is said to have been considering the possibility the past few weeks. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says the Marlins would still keep incumbent coach Frank Menechino and just employ Bonds alongside...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri to interview Utah State coach Matt Wells

Missouri is in the market for a new head coach with Gary Pinkel retiring, and their attention is now on Matt Wells. PowerMizzou.com’s Gabe DeArmond reports that the Tigers are going to interview Wells, who has been the head coach at Utah State since the 2013 season. Wells took over from current Oregon State coach Gary Andersen at Utah State and went 9-5, 10-4, and now 6-6 this...
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Jacob Eason visits Florida, gets visit from Washington State

Georgia’s decision to fire Mike Richt as head coach may end up costing them prized recruit Jacob Eason. Eason, a five-star quarterback, had been committed to the Bulldogs since July 2014 — prior to his junior year. Eason already signed his financial papers to attend Georgia, and he plans to enroll in school early. However, with Richt out, the Washington product apparently is...
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Floyd Mayweather attends Knicks D-League game

  Floyd Mayweather shocked everyone in attendance when he showed up to the Westchester County Center on Monday night to watch a D-League basketball game. The retired boxer took in a game between the Westchester Knicks and Grand Rapids Drive. Reporters said Mayweather attended the game to watch Jordon Crawford, a 5-foot-6 guard who played college ball at Bowling Green. Floyd...
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Mark Richt has already heard from multiple schools

Mark Richt is going to be a hot commodity on the coaching market. Fired by Georgia on Sunday, Richt said on his radio show Monday that he has already heard from about five schools. Football Scoop says South Carolina could be one of the programs with interest in the longtime Georgia coach. 247 Sports also reported that Maryland has talked with Richt about their opening. The Terps...
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Chip Kelly trade to Titans is a possibility

Chip Kelly has been the subject of a lot of speculation regarding his future. In the middle of a disappointing 4-7 season as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, some have felt Kelly will be canned by Philly or choose to leave for another position. There was chatter about him becoming the next USC head coach, but that didn’t happen as the Trojans decided to make interim coach...
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Friends hint Rory McIlroy thinks Erica Stoll is ‘the one’

It wasn’t too long ago that Rory McIlroy seemed to be very happy in a relationship with Caroline Wozniacki. The two were all over each other’s social media accounts, and the scent of young love was in the air. But after they got engaged and began planning the wedding, Rory freaked out and abruptly called off the relationship in a phone call that stunned Woz. That was in 2014...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Gronk to miss 'multiple weeks' with knee injury

There are differing reports regarding the extent of the injury Rob Gronkowski suffered Sunday night against the Denver Broncos. While the consensus seems to be that Gronk avoided anything close to a season-ending injury, he could still miss multiple games. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday afternoon that Gronkowski is not expected to play against the Philadelphia Eagles this...
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Kevin Durant blasts media for treating Kobe Bryant poorly

Kobe Bryant has played horribly this season, but Kevin Durant does not feel that the five-time NBA champion’s poor play warrants the criticism he has received in the media. When asked on Monday about Bryant announcing his decision to retire at the end of the season, Durant went off on the media for the way they have treated Kobe. “I’ve been disappointed this year because...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Gronkowski's MRI shows only bruising

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent an MRI on his right knee Monday, and the testing reportedly revealed no structural damage. According to ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini, the team considers Gronkowski to be “week to week” after the MRI showed only bruising. Rob Gronkowski is week to week and the injury is being described as more of a bruise of the knee...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Flores: First Take criticizes Cam Newton’s dancing because he’s black

ESPN anchor Robert Flores on Monday called out those who have criticized Cam Newton for dancing after scoring touchdowns this season. In doing so, Flores took a direct shot at his employer and some of his coworkers. The comment came while Flores was narrating highlights from the Bills-Chiefs game, during which Travis Kelce scored a touchdown and broke into a flamboyant celebration...
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Report: Johnny Cueto turned down $120M deal from D'Backs

Free agent pitcher Johnny Cueto has yet to sign with a team, but apparently the righty recently received a lucrative contract offer that he turned down. According to a report by Steve Gilbert of MLB.com on Sunday, the Arizona Diamondbacks offered Cueto a six-year, $120 million contract that was rejected by the 29-year-old. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports confirmed the report while...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos player: Osweiler makes throws Manning can't make

Gary Kubiak is going to have a difficult decision to make when Peyton Manning is ready to return, and it sounds like at least one Denver Broncos player does not believe Manning should get his job back. After Sunday night’s dramatic win over the New England Patriots, a Broncos player reportedly told Jason Cole of Bleacher report that he has more confidence in Brock Osweiler’s...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Ben reported concussion, expected to be cleared

Ben Roethlisberger was diagnosed with a concussion after leaving Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but it seems unlikely that he will miss much time. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports that Roethlisberger’s concussion symptoms have “subsided quickly” and he is already feeling much better. He actually self-reported the symptoms after taking a high-low hit — one...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Byron Scott no longer checks Instagram due to ‘angry fans’

Lakers head coach Byron Scott seems to be Public Enemy No. 1 in the basketball world these days. Most of it is merited with the team at 2-14 on the year as Scott provides a never-ending litany of questionable rotation decisions, head-scratching quotes in the media, and the overwhelming impression that he’s but a laughable parody of an NBA coach. But sometimes the anti-Scott backlash...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly thinks it’s ‘likely’ he remains with Eagles

Chip Kelly has been fired by fans and analysts this season more times than he can count, but that does not mean he is going anywhere. On Monday, Peter King of Sports Illustrated told “The Dan Patrick Show” that Kelly is still determined to turn things around in Philadelphia and that he believes he will be with the Eagles next season. .@SI_PeterKing tells @dpshow that Chip...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Gronkowski may not miss a game

The injury news on Rob Gronkowski has been all positive since the New England Patriots tight end was carted off the field Sunday night. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Patriots expect Gronkowski to miss no more than one game. There is also a chance he will miss no time at all. Sounds like #Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) is unlikely to miss more than one game,...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

USC names Helton permanent head coach, so no Chip Kelly

USC announced on Monday that Clay Helton has shed the interim label and been named the school’s permanent head football coach. In a press release, USC athletic director Pat Haden said the Trojans had spent “weeks” interviewing candidates and speaking with NFL executives. “After weeks of searching the collegiate and pro ranks, interviewing candidates and speaking with head...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Osweiler: Manning helped team win with halftime advice

Brock Osweiler says Peyton Manning played a big role in helping the Denver Broncos defeat the New England Patriots Sunday night. After leading his team to its biggest win of the season, Osweiler told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio that Manning was responsible for several key adjustments the Broncos made at halftime. “Peyton was fantastic at halftime. He came up to me and — you know...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady defends Darian Stewart over hit on Gronk

Denver Broncos safety Darian Stewart took Rob Gronkowski out of Sunday night’s game with a hit to the right knee. Gronkowski appeared to be in tremendous pain and had to be carted off the field. Was it a dirty play? Tom Brady doesn’t think so. “I hate to see it, but it really is the only way defenders can hit now,” Brady said after the New England Patriots suffered their...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Brock Osweiler chose game-winning play for Broncos in OT

If Brock Osweiler stole Peyton Manning’s job Sunday night, a call the 25-year-old made in overtime will help validate Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak’s decision. After Osweiler showed veteran poise by leading a five-play, 83-yard touchdown drive to take the lead with 1:22 remaining in regulation, Tom Brady came back and forced overtime by getting the Patriots in field goal range...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Shannon Sharpe goes off on Tom Brady, Patriots fans

Shannon Sharpe was thrilled after the Broncos put an end to the Patriots’ undefeated season Sunday night, and the Hall of Famer was anything but shy about it. Before the game, Tom Brady had some fun with his opponent by posting a photoshop on Facebook that depicted him riding a bronco. After C.J. Anderson scored a game-winning touchdown in OT, Sharpe took aim at Brady. I guess...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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