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Auburn beats LSU after touchdown on last play is wiped out

Auburn was awarded an 18-13 victory over LSU on Saturday after an LSU touchdown on the final play of the game was wiped out, giving Auburn the win. It was a crazy ending, so here's a recap of what happened.  Auburn kicked a field goal with 2:56 left to go up 18-13 on LSU and then kicked off to give their opponents the ball. LSU managed a 13-play drive and had a 3rd-and-16 at the...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Auburn staffer 'okay' despite being hit by football in face

Football players make it seem like fielding a kickoff is easy, but here’s a reminder just how difficult — and painful — it can be. Ashley Ward, who takes photos and video for Auburn media, was hit in the face by a kickoff ball when she was trying to field it during the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday. Ward tweeted in response to a few videos to say she was “good” and “okay”...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III sets record straight about divorce, girlfriend

Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Saturday to set the record straight about his divorce and relationship with his new girlfriend, Grete Sadeiko. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, who is out with a shoulder injury, has been in the news of late ever since word emerged that he was filing for a divorce from his wife of three years. Griffin and his estranged wife Rebecca Liddicoat...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Bird: Paul George will get max contract if he wants it

It sounds like the Indiana Pacers signing Paul George to a max contract is a matter of when, not if. According to Larry Bird, the Pacers have something of a standing offer of a max deal to George, who can sit down and talk about it with them at his leisure. “I know he don’t want to talk about it all year and I don’t either,” Bird said, via Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

John Elway takes shot at Brock Osweiler after bad night

Brock Osweiler had a terrible night in New England on Thursday, and his former employer couldn’t help but notice. Broncos general manager John Elway threw a bit of shade at his former quarterback in an appearance on KOA radio Friday. “A lot of times those deals you don’t make are the best ones,” Elway said when asked about the performance, via Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Victor Oladipo says Russell Westbrook sings him to sleep

Victor Oladipo and Russell Westbrook appear to have a beautiful budding bromance. According to Oladipo, his new Thunder backcourt mate has an interesting way of putting him to sleep. Oladipo on Russell Westbrook singing to him: "Some days at night I can't sleep, and I just call him, and he sings me to sleep." — Fred Katz (@FredKatz) September 24, 2016 I believe I speak...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt has fielded interest, but not interested in playing in NFL

Usain Bolt in the NFL? He’s thought about it, and apparently even been asked about it, but he’s not interested. Bolt told the Dan Patrick Show that apparently people have reached out to him over playing in the league, but the violence and hits turned him off. “I used to watch it when I was younger,” Bolt said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. “The hits guys...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors GM Bob Myers is ‘not going to apologize’ for loaded roster

The Golden State Warriors are loaded, and their general manager isn’t sorry about it. GM Bob Myers has heard the talk of the Warriors being the league’s new villains for adding Kevin Durant, but he said he isn’t apologizing for the team’s stacked personnel. In fact, he would simply remind everyone that it wasn’t long ago that the franchise was one of the NBA’s also-rans...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Did "Dancing with the Stars" make Von Miller better at football?

Maybe there’s a good reason for athletes to appear on “Dancing with the Stars.” Von Miller thinks so, anyway. The Broncos linebacker feels that the competition made him a harder worker and, by extension, a better football player. “I’ve never put six hours into one thing every single day, not even football,” Miller said, via Jeff Legwold of ESPN. “We practice for two...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets wideout Brandon Marshall says Week 3 "not" in the cards for him

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall doesn’t sound like he’ll be ready for the team’s Sunday tilt against Kansas City. Marshall practiced on a limited basis Friday, and while he didn’t sound entirely optimistic about playing on his troubled knee, he was holding out hope. “I’m not where I want to be, but the good thing is there’s still time,” Marshall said...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers wanted to bring Kevin Garnett to Clippers

Kevin Garnett would have had options had he elected to play another season in the NBA. Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who coached Garnett in Boston and has called him one of his favorite players, said there would have been a place for Garnett in Los Angeles had the veteran big man wanted to keep playing. “I would have absolutely been interested in bringing him here,” Rivers said...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Enes Kanter tweets hilarious joke about Kevin Garnett

Enes Kanter paid tribute to Kevin Garnett on the day the NBA legend announced his retirement with one hilarious joke. Here’s what the Oklahoma City Thunder big man tweeted about KG: KG finally retiring and joining his knees,retired 6 years ago. #Respect #ThankYouKG pic.twitter.com/SqsedYrSu0 — Enes Kanter (@Enes_Kanter) September 24, 2016 The tweet was all in good fun, especially...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys say all is 'looking great' with Tony Romo’s recovery

Dallas Cowboys fans should be encouraged by the latest word from team executive Stephen Jones regarding the status of quarterback Tony Romo. Romo suffered a fractured vertebrae during the Cowboys' preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 25 on this play. He was initially projected to miss 6-10 weeks, and Jones says Romo is doing well. “He’s throwing the ball around...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s dog poops on Dodger Stadium field

Klay Thompson’s dog was feeling right at home at Dodger Stadium on Friday. Klay visited Dodger Stadium to hang out with his brother, Trayce, who is an outfielder for the Boys in Blue. The Golden State Warriors sharpshooter took batting practice, and he even brought along his dog, Rocco. Well Rocco clearly was feeling comfortable in the friendly confines at Chavez Ravine and even...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley seeing 12 men on the field

The Los Angeles Rams’ lack of quality quarterback play is having a serious effect on running back Todd Gurley’s outlook. Gurley, who rushed for 1,106 yards and 10 touchdowns in 13 games last season, has just 98 yards on 36 carries through two games this year. The second-year running back says it feels like there are 12 players on defense when he’s out there. “It’s crazy...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook has odd response to Kevin Durant question

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant appear to have two different views of their relationship. Westbrook spoke with the media on Friday and was asked about his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate. Durant, who signed with the Golden State Warriors in July, recently said he and Westbrook were still “cool” despite no longer being teammates. When presented with that statement,...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett reportedly set to retire

Kevin Garnett’s dazzling 21-year NBA career is reportedly coming to an end. According to Kent Youngblood of the Star Tribune, the NBA icon has reached a buyout agreement with the Timberwolves, and an announcement of his retirement is imminent. Garnett had one year remaining on his contract and was due to make about $8 million in 2016-17. It was only a matter of time for this to...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jacoby Brissett reportedly has torn ligament in thumb, Patriots deny

Could the New England Patriots need yet another quarterback? Jacoby Brissett reportedly tore a ligament in his right thumb during Thursday’s game against Houston, and will likely need surgery to repair it. Source confirms torn right thumb ligament for Jacoby Brissett. Suffered injury in 2nd half Thursday. Faces likely surgery for stabilization. — Mike Petraglia (@Trags) September...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Reid hints Jamaal Charles has chance to play in Week 3

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles still has yet to make his 2016 season debut, but we may not have to wait for much longer to see it happen. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid left the door open on Friday for Charles to play Sunday against the Jets, saying that he thinks the former All-Pro feels like he will be able to suit up, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star....
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Seferian-Jenkins released by Buccaneers after DUI arrest

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had enough of Austin Seferian-Jenkins’s antics. After he was charged with DUI early Friday, the Bucs tight end was released by the team, he confirmed in a Twitter post. Thank you TB! Next chapter — Austin Seferian J (@Aesj88) September 23, 2016 It’s not Seferian-Jenkins’s first DUI. He was arrested for the same offense in 2013. Frankly, the...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Cameron Artis-Payne will be Week 3 starting running back

Clubber Lang’s prediction for the Carolina Panthers’ backfield in Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings? Artis-Payne. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said that Cameron Artis-Payne will be the team’s starting running back on Sunday, per Steve Reed of the Associated Press. Rivera did also say though that he expects an even split of touches between Artis-Payne and Fozzy Whitaker...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin issues another apology for Matias Testi fight

Blake Griffin has issued another public apology for his role in the confrontation with Clippers staffer Matias Testi. “I am truly sorry,” Griffin wrote in the Players’ Tribune. “What happened in Toronto was 100% my fault. I messed up. “There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about it. And I don’t mean that in some clichéd ‘not a day goes by’ way. I...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Teammate stepped on Watkins’ surgically-repaired foot

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins is unlikely to play in Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals, and he may have a clumsy teammate to thank for that. While Watkins has reportedly been dealing with pain in his surgically-repaired foot, it sounds like things got worse earlier this week when the foot was stepped on by another Bills player in practice. “I know it...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mariners suspend Steve Clevenger for remainder of season

The Seattle Mariners have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the 2016 season. The team officially announced the suspension on Friday, one day after Clevenger posted controversial anti-Black Lives Matter tweets on his account. The #Mariners have announced that catcher Steve Clevenger has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season....
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Bosh won’t speak to Riley, Heat career could be over

The relationship between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat has reportedly turned icy in recent months, and Bosh failing his pre-camp physical is not going to help smooth things over. Shortly after the Heat announced Bosh has not been cleared for training camp, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported that Bosh has not spoken with Heat president Pat Riley in months. Woj also says...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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