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Chris Sale throws behind Manny Machado (Video)

The bad blood between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles is far from becoming a thing of the past, and Chris Sale made that clear early in Tuesday night’s game. Sale, who is known for having pinpoint accuracy, threw a 97-mph fastball behind Manny Machado’s legs in the first inning. Both sides were immediately warned by the home plate umpire, and Machado could be heard hurling...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley still not over his issues with James Dolan

Charles Oakley is still bothered by his past issues with New York Knicks owner James Dolan.The former Knicks forward, who remains a fan favorite in New York, was asked at a charity event Tuesday whether he has moved past his issues with Dolan.“Some things don’t go away,” the former Knicks forward said, via Newsday’s Neil Best. “It’s just wrong.”Oakley has been charged with three...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam Jones gets standing ovation from Red Sox fans

One night after he was taunted with racial slurs and dealt with what he described as the worst fan abuse of his career, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones received a standing ovation from the fans at Fenway Park.In his first at-bat of the game Tuesday night, Jones received a prolonged round of applause from Boston Red Sox fans after pitcher Chris Sale stepped off the mound to...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

LaVar Ball reportedly wants Lonzo’s rookie shoe to be $200

We’ve heard a little less from LaVar Ball now that UCLA’s season has concluded, but there will still be a window for him to talk as the NBA Draft nears.LaVar’s son, Lonzo, is expected to be a top-five pick and potentially could go first or second overall. LaVar has long held a master plan for how he would run his sons’ business, which includes launching the “Big Baller Brand” apparel...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Broncos RB CJ Anderson ‘excited’ to have Jamaal Charles as teammate

If CJ Anderson is worried about losing carries to Jamaal Charles, he sure isn’t showing it. After news emerged on Tuesday that the Broncos were signing Charles, Anderson sent the following tweet welcoming his fellow running back to the team: Charles spoke with some Denver reporters and reciprocated with positive thoughts about Anderson: Anderson saw that quote from Charles and responded...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas had oral surgery after getting tooth knocked out

Isaiah Thomas will be battling through some oral pain during the Celtics-Wizards series.Thomas underwent oral surgery on Monday, a day after having his tooth knocked out during Game 1 of Boston’s playoff series with Washington.The Celtics guard has a swollen mouth and is in pain, according to what his coach Brad Stevens told the media. The Celtics took Game 1 of the series 123-111...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals in talks with Blaine Gabbert

The Blaine Train may soon be pulling into Arizona.Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports on Tuesday that the Cardinals are in talks with free agent quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Gabbert, 27, is coming off a 2016 campaign with the San Francisco 49ers where he made five starts and completed just 56.9 percent of his passes for 925 yards with five touchdowns and six interceptions...
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Markieff Morris plans to ask Al Horford if he intentionally undercut him in Game 1

Markieff Morris wants some answers about the ankle injury he suffered in Game 1 against the Boston Celtics on Sunday.The Washington Wizards power forward said that he plans to ask Celtics big man Al Horford if he intentionally undercut him in the opening game of their second-round postseason series.“I’m not sure,” said Morris when asked if he thought Horford stuck his foot underneath...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia: Boston is only place I have heard N-word

Adam Jones’ horrible experience playing in Boston on Monday night is not coming as a shock to one of his fellow black players. New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia said on Tuesday that Boston is the only MLB city in which he has been called the N-word. Boston has long been viewed as a city where the fans can be racist, as Jones and Sabathia are not the first baseball players to say...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles agrees to one-year deal with Broncos

Jamaal Charles will be remaining in the AFC West.Charles went to Denver for a visit on Tuesday and it went well enough that the two sides agreed to a deal.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the contract will be for one year at up to $3.75 million, which isn’t at all bad for a guy with Charles’ injury history.Charles has only played in eight games over the past two seasons due to injuries...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez alleged ‘murder car’ for sale on eBay

A car dealer has listed an old SUV for sale on eBay and is advertising the vehicle’s ties to a murder that involved Aaron Hernandez in order to sell it.The vehicle for sale is a 2006 Toyota 4Runner with just over 53,000 miles.Here is the seller’s description of the vehicle on the eBay page:This is the REAL DEAL !!! Aaron Hernandez’ infamous silver Toyota 4-runner. As seen in the...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs GM speaks glowingly of Doug Martin

Reports of Doug Martin’s demise in Tampa have been greatly exaggerated. In an appearance on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” on Tuesday, Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht had high praise for the former Pro Bowl running back’s progress this offseason. “Doug has looked as good as I’ve seen him,” said Licht. “Here in the last few weeks, through OTAs, both mentally and physically...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Tom Brady skipped White House visit to spend time with mother Galynn

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday revealed the reason he did not join his teammates at the White House last month, and it was the one many had already suspected. While speaking with AJ Calloway of “Extra” at the 2017 Met Gala in New York City, Brady said he chose to spend time with his family — particularly his mother Galynn — rather that going to Washington, D...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Rockets owner paid for fans to attend Game 1 in San Antonio

The Houston Rockets shell-shocked the San Antonio Spurs on Monday with a lopsided win at AT&T Center to kick off their Round 2 series, and they may have benefited from some diehard locals making the trek into enemy territory.According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander paid for buses and tickets for 150 Houston fans to attend Game 1 in San Antonio, including...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts encourages Boston fans to stand for Adam Jones

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones says he dealt with some of the worst fan abuse he has ever experienced at Fenway Park on Monday night, and one of Boston’s biggest stars is encouraging fans to make up for it during Tuesday’s game.Mookie Betts, a 2016 MVP candidate who is also African-American, sent a tweet encouraging the Red Sox faithful to stand up for Jones. Jones told...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Bills won't pick up Sammy Watkins' option

The Buffalo Bills are reportedly not planning to pick up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Sammy Watkins’ rookie deal.With the deadline to exercise the option coming up on Wednesday, the team announced that it has decided against paying Watkins roughly $8.5 million for the 2018 season. While Watkins had a nagging foot problem that limited him to just eight games last season...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavs asked Kevin Garnett to come out of retirement in March

After doing battle with him for so many years in the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers apparently wanted to sign Kevin Garnett.Speaking with reporters on Tuesday, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue revealed that the team reached out to the 15-time All-Star big man to come out of retirement after the season-ending injury to Andrew Bogut in early March.“I was like, ‘Man, you should...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos expected to sign Charles if he passes physical

Jamaal Charles was in Denver visiting with the Broncos on Tuesday, and it sounds like the veteran running back will be signing with the team if all goes to plan.Troy Renck of Denver7 is reporting that the Broncos will likely sign Charles to an incentive-laden contract if he can pass a physical. With the Broncos still having C.J. Anderson as their starting running back, Charles would...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Rob Manfred releases statement about Adam Jones incident

Rob Manfred has been made aware of what took place at Fenway Park Monday night with fans hurling objects and racial slurs at Adam Jones, and the commissioner of Major League Baseball is not going to stand for it.On Tuesday, Manfred released a statement condemning the behavior of select Boston Red Sox fans as “unacceptable.”“The racist words and actions directed at Adam Jones at Fenway...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

X-Pac suspected of dealing meth, denies relapse

X-Pac took to Twitter on Monday to assure his fans that he has not suffered a drug relapse, but that may not help keep the WWE legend out of jail.X-Pac, whose real name is Sean Waltman, was arrested over the weekend for trying to bring methamphetamine and marijuana through customs at Los Angeles International Airport before his flight to the United Kingdom. The 44-year-old has been...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Bears don’t want Mitch Trubisky to take snap in 2017

The Chicago Bears obviously feel Mitchell Trubisky is a franchise quarterback, otherwise they would not have traded up one spot to guarantee themselves a shot at him in the NFL Draft. However, that does not mean they want the former North Carolina star to be their starting quarterback at any point during the upcoming season.In fact, they would prefer for him not to be.Emily Kaplan...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

X-Pac arrested for reportedly carrying pot, meth through airport

WWE legend X-Pac, whose real name is Sean Waltman, has found himself in some serious trouble with the law after he was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend.Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Waltman was flying out to a wrestling event in the United Kingdom when he tried to bring marijuana and meth through customs. The 44-year-old was arrested, and police...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Browns GM: Team had ‘zero’ interest in trading for Cousins

Cleveland Browns general manager Sashi Brown says there is no truth to a report that the team tried to acquire Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins during the NFL Draft.After the Chicago Bears made a surprise decision to trade up and select Mitchell Trubisky at No. 2 overall, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported that the Browns were trying to trade for Cousins. In an interview with the...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Saban signs extension with Alabama through 2024

Despite recurring rumors every offseason linking him to NFL jobs and even a few collegiate head coaching vacancies, all indications are that Nick Saban is serious about staying at Alabama.Alabama announced on Tuesday that the school’s university board of trustees’ compensation committee has approved a new three-year extension for Saban, which will keep him under contract with the...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard writes note to Mets fans in wake of injury

New York Mets fans have every right to be frustrated with Noah Syndergaard after the events that have taken place over the past week, and it may take more than a tweet for the ace to get back on their good side. It is, however, a start.After the Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves on Monday, Syndergaard sent fans a note on social media explaining how difficult it is for him to not be...
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May 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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