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Chris Sale’s so-called ‘apology’ was anything but

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale delivered on Tuesday what some have labeled an apology for his embarrassing incident over the weekend, but it was really anything but. In an interview with Scott Merkin of MLB.com, Sale said he has “regret” over the way he handled himself before he was scheduled to start on Saturday. “I have regret, because I play 33 times a year at most...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Peterson likely entering last season with Vikings

Adrian Peterson proved last season that he is still capable of carrying a full load and being one of the best running backs in the league even on the wrong side of 30. If he is just as productive this season, will that be enough to convince the Minnesota Vikings to keep him on the books for $18 million in 2017? Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press recently wrote that he expects...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Tre Mason's family concerned about RB's mental health?

Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason has reportedly been exhibiting bizarre behavior over the past several months, and some of his family members are concerned. TMZ reports that police responded to a call at Mason’s family home in Florida Saturday afternoon, but no arrests were made. However, Mason’s family is said to be worried about a series of “bizarre and angry outbursts”...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Five NFL sophomores poised to break out in 2016

The 2015 NFL Draft class had a lot of promise, but injuries and inconsistency limited the potential production for more than a handful of players. As such, those budding superstars will now look ahead to the 2016 season as a new opportunity to make a name for themselves. While much of the NFL world will focus on the acclimation of the league’s newest rookies beginning in training...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Fan wears taped up Chris Sale jersey to game

Over the weekend, Chris Sale was at the center of what may end up being the strangest story of the MLB season because he decided to cut up throwback uniforms the White Sox were scheduled to wear during Saturday’s game. On Monday, a fan mocked the pitcher’s escapade at the game between the Cubs and White Sox. Shortly after the news of what Sale had reportedly done made the rounds...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Melky Cabrera robs Kris Bryant of home run (Video)

Kris Bryant came into Monday tied for second in the National League with 25 home runs. Early in the Cubs’ game against the White Sox, it looked as though he would have No. 26. Melky Cabrera had other ideas. In the top of the first inning, Bryant jumped on the first pitch he saw from Miguel Gonzalez and drove a fastball to left field. Cabrera tracked the ball towards the wall and...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets reportedly offered Travis d’Arnaud to Brewers for Jonathan Lucroy

A backstop exchange may be in the sights of the New York Mets as they look to defend their National League pennant. According to a report by Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News on Sunday, the Mets recently offered catcher Travis d’Arnaud to the Milwaukee Brewers in a potential trade for Jonathan Lucroy. No deal is said to be imminent, however, and the Brewers apparently...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns indicate they will give Josh Gordon another chance

The NFL decided on Monday to give Josh Gordon another chance, and it sounds like the Cleveland Browns will do the same. Browns president of football operations Sashi Brown said in a statement that Gordon, who has been reinstated but will be suspended for the first four games of the season, will receive full supoort from the team. “With the league’s decision to afford Josh the...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Gordon ‘on some thin ice’ with Browns despite reinstatement

Josh Gordon has a road back into the NFL, but the some within the Cleveland Browns organization reportedly aren’t sure that they want to travel it with him. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Browns would like Gordon back in top shape, but there are some feeling less than patient toward him. “[The Browns] hope that he can return to being the premier receiver they...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder to undergo season-ending neck surgery

The Prince has left the building. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that slugger Prince Fielder needs surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck and is out for the remainder of the 2016 season, per Bill Jones of CBS Dallas/Fort Worth. Jon Daniels says Prince Fielder is out for season...Dr. Drew Dossett confirms earlier diagnosis...herniated disc in neck...needs...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Royals want more for Wade Davis than Chapman cost

If you were wondering what the price of relief pitching is on the trade market right now, it’s exceptionally high. According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Royals are taking calls for closer Wade Davis, but if a team wants him they’ll have to pay up. An example of deals the Royals are mulling: A team that asked about Wade Davis said it was told the Chapman package "wouldn...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers concerned Anthony Davis will quit again

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis applied for reinstatement on Monday after taking a year off in 2015. One would think a team with offensive line struggles would be thrilled to have a former first-round pick back, but the Niners reportedly have concerns about Davis. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the 49ers would “love” to have Davis return to his...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Junior Galette suffers another torn Achilles, out for season

Junior Galette’s 2016 campaign is over before it even began. According to a report by Rand Getlin of NFL Network on Monday, the Redskins linebacker has torn his right Achilles tendon and is out for the year. I'm told #Redskins OLB Junior Galette has torn his Achilles and is out for the season. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) July 25, 2016 It’s a brutal development for the...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins interested in Wade Miley

The Miami Marlins are apparently trying to say “Miley, what’s good?” According to a report by Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald on Monday, the Marlins are interested in Mariners left-hander Wade Miley, a pitcher whom they have been interested in before. Here's another name to add to list of starters being considered by the #Marlins: Wade Miley. They've had interest in him...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom said to be held back by one 'toxic friend'

Lamar Odom is said to have resorted to some of his old ways just eight months after he nearly died of a drug overdose, and one person who is familiar with Odom’s situation believes the former NBA star is being held back by a friend. Ron Dock, a certified addiction and recovery specialist who was called upon by Odom’s family for help, explained on Monday what went wrong when...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly prepared to keep Andrew Miller

With Aroldis Chapman out the door, many wondered if the Yankees would proceed to put Andrew Miller on the trade block as well. The answer, for now, appears to be no. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees do not feel any urgency to move Miller despite widespread interest. #Yankees sense right now Miller is NOT traded. But have many talks ongoing about buying...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Angels reportedly listening to offers for Hector Santiago

Make room on the southpaw trading block for Hector Santiago. According to a report by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN on Monday, the Angels are listening to trade inquiries that have been made for Santiago. Add Hector Santiago to the list of available starters. Several clubs have inquired about him, and the #Angels are listening. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) July 25, 2016 The 28-year...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Williams calls Charles Barkley a ‘loser’ over Kevin Durant criticism

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams had some very strong thoughts about Charles Barkley in a recent interview. Williams spoke to Mike Ortiz Jr. of DYST Now and was asked if he would have gone to the Golden State Warriors had he been in Kevin Durant’s shoes. “Ah man, you can’t put me on Kevin Durant’s level first and foremost,” Williams said. “If I was Kevin Durant...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: CJ McCollum agrees to max contract with Blazers

CJ McCollum’s wallet just got a lot fatter. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Monday, McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers. The deal comes with no options and no trade kickers. Portland guard CJ McCollum has reached agreement on a four-year, $106M maximum contract extension, league sources...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jags GM: Greg Hardy workout was to 'do our homework'

Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell clarified why the team brought embattled free agent defensive lineman in for a free agent visit. Caldwell said that the Jaguars were simply doing their due diligence on potential improvements. “It was an opportunity for us,” Caldwell said, via Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. “Here was a guy who was a franchise...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Gordon reinstated by NFL, suspended four games

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will be reinstated for the 2016 season. As NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported first, the NFL has approved Gordon’s reinstatement but the 25-year-old will have to begin the year by serving a four-game suspension. #Browns WR Josh Gordon is being reinstated, source said. He’s suspended for the first 4 games. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith denies appearing in video with marijuana blunt

Aldon Smith has seemingly denied that he appeared in a video that showed someone smoking marijuana on a social media account that is known to belong to him. Smith, who signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders in April, sent the following tweet on Monday after the video went viral Sunday. Good try, not me — Aldon Smith (@AldonSmith) July 25, 2016 Smith has been using...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cromartie may be forced to retire due to hip issue

Antonio Cromartie is still a free agent with training camp set to begin this week, and it sounds like he may have no luck finding work before the season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that teams are concerned about a lingering hip issue Cromartie has been dealing with. The injury is a big part of the reason there has been little interest in the 32-year-old veteran. The last...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Fitzpatrick given multiple offers by Jets

The New York Jets are still trying to get Ryan Fitzpatrick back in the fold, and they’ve reportedly made him an array of offers to try to make it happen. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets have made Fitzpatrick at least one other offer in addition to the reported 3 year, $24 million contract that was on the table. Given that Fitzpatrick has yet to accept...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Aroldis Chapman reportedly traded to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have reportedly agreed to a deal with the New York Yankees that will land them Aroldis Chapman. MLB insider Jon Heyman is reporting the Yankees will get Cubs No. 1 prospect Glyber Torres, an infielder, as well as outfield prospect Billy McKinney, pitcher Adam Warren and one other player who has not yet been named. A report over the weekend claimed another team had...
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July 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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