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Matt Barnes not happy with way Derek Fisher handled fight

Matt Barnes is not happy with the way Derek Fisher handled their fight over Barnes’ estranged wife Gloria Govan. Last month, Barnes drove to Govan’s home in Los Angeles and got into a fight with Fisher, who had been dating Govan for a few months. The incident was reported by some news outlets — albeit with incorrect information, according to Barnes — and it was reported...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista defends bat flip: I felt like a superhero

Jose Bautista defended his famous bat flip in an essay written for The Players’ Tribune in which he compared his experience to that of being a superhero. Bautista hit one of the biggest home runs in Toronto Blue Jays history when he blasted a 3-run home run in Game 5 of the ALDS against the Texas Rangers last month that helped the team advance to the ALCS. We called his celebratory...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Welker signs one-year deal with Rams

Free agent wide receiver Wes Welker has signed with the St. Louis Rams, the team confirmed Monday evening. Welker had worked out for the Rams earlier in the day and has apparently done enough to prove he is healthy and can still contribute. Over the weekend, Welker expressed a desire to continue his NFL career and said he is frustrated that no teams have given him a chance....
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers want Yasiel Puig to lose weight during offseason

The Los Angeles Dodgers want to see a smaller Yasiel Puig when training camp begins next spring. On Monday, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said the team believes Puig has gotten too big and needs to slim down a bit. “That’s a focus. He has continued to get bigger and stronger each year,” Friedman said, via Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib suspended one game for poking opponent in eye

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has been suspended for poking an opponent in the eye during Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver reports that the NFL has banned Talib for one game. The two-time Pro Bowler is expected to appeal the suspension. Talib rushed over when teammate Von Miller got into an altercation with Colts tight end Dwayne...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan to make IK Enemkpali captain against Jets

Rex Ryan has made it a running joke this season to make opponents feel awkward by naming certain players captains, and he is already planning to outdo himself when he makes his first trip to New York to face his former team. During his Monday press conference, Ryan revealed that he will make linebacker I.K. Enemkpali a co-captain against the Jets this weekend. Rex Ryan says IK...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Rice would be 'grateful' if Patriots gave him a chance

An NFL team lost a running back to injury over the weekend, and fans are already posing the same question we hear every time a backfield vacancy opens up — what about Ray Rice? New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis will reportedly miss the remainder of the season after tearing his ACL in Sunday’s win over the Washington Redskins. The speculation about Rice, who is still...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Wes Welker works out with Rams

Wes Welker has not played a snap in the NFL this season, but the veteran wide receiver has no interest in retiring. He worked out with another NFL team on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Welker worked out Monday with the St. Louis Rams. Over the weekend, Welker spoke to Rapoport about how “frustrating” it is that he has not signed with a team in 2015. ...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dion Lewis out for season with torn ACL

The New England Patriots have had the NFL’s best offense through the first half of the season, but they will need to find a way to replace one of their best assets going forward. Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports that running back Dion Lewis suffered a torn ACL during Sunday’s win over the...Read More
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson: I can’t throw the ball to myself

DeSean Jackson finally made his return from a hamstring injury Sunday, and he didn’t exactly pick up where he left off. Jackson was basically a non-factor, catching just three passes for 16 yards. He was targeted six times, and it sounds like he wants his number called more. Kirk Cousins received no help from the Redskins’ receiving corps in a 27-10 loss to the Patriots. Several...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins reportedly win bidding for Korean slugger Byung-ho Park

The winner of the Byung-ho Park Sweepstakes has officially been revealed and the lucky bidder is the Minnesota Twins. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reported on Monday that the Twins submitted the winning bid of $12.85 million and earned the rights to negotiate with the power-hitting South Korean first baseman. Minnesota will now have 30...Read More
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies GM denies that Dave Joerger is on the hot seat

It’s not just that the Memphis Grizzlies have opened up the season 3-4. It’s that their historically underwhelming offense has gotten even worse (29th in the NBA this year in offensive efficiency), their hallowed defense has regressed horribly (26th in defensive efficiency), their already suspect three-point shooting has descended into “couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn”...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigns

University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning amid major controversy surrounding several racist incidents on the school’s campus. Over the weekend, members of the Missouri football team went on strike over a slew of racist activity that has allegedly taken place. The players vowed to not resume anything football related until Wolfe removed...Read More
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

James Starks fantasy outlook – Start him over Eddie Lacy?

Fantasy football owners who drafted Eddie Lacy in the first round are likely beyond frustrated, and understandably so. But the savvy ones should already have help sitting on their bench in the form of veteran back James Starks. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Lacy left Sunday’s loss to the Carolina Panthers with a groin injury. He had rushed for just 10 yards on five carries...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Kelce: It’s a ‘joke’ that Greg Hardy is allowed to play

Like many others, the Eagles are not big fans of Greg Hardy. And after Philadelphia defeated the Dallas Cowboys on an overtime touchdown Sunday night, several players were not shy about expressing their feelings. Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson called out Hardy for being a quitter. Center Jason Kelce was even more animated. “There are three (types) of people I have zero respect...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: OHL team strikes after coach is fired for bizarre reason

Players from the OHL’s Flint Firebirds went on strike Sunday night after their coaching staff was fired. According to a report from OHL Insiders, players began walking out following their come-from-behind win over the Oshawa Generals. Apparently Firebirds team owner Rolf Nilsen was unhappy with the amount of playing time his son, 17-year-old defenseman Hakon Nilsen, was getting...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe to Spike Lee: Knicks run square, not triangle offense

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the New York Knicks 99-95 on Sunday, but the defeat didn’t keep Kobe Bryant from having some fun with the MSG crowd. In fact, he was captured on video talking some trash to none other than Spike Lee. At one point Kobe threw a great zinger at Spike, telling him the Knicks were running a square offense rather than the triangle system preferred by team...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins may make multi-year contract offer to Dee Gordon

The Miami Marlins are very happy with what they got from Dee Gordon last year, and they would like to see much more of what he can do for the team. According to The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, the Marlins “will explore making a multi-year offer” to Gordon, who is the league’s reigning batting champ. Gordon made the All-Star team for the second year in a row. He led the...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson calls out Greg Hardy for being a quitter

As if losing to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday weren’t already bad enough, Greg Hardy had the defeat rubbed in his face in the form of some trash talk from a rival. The Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 33-27 in overtime, and Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson called out Hardy. Lane Johnson on Greg Hardy: "I've faced better. ... When things aren't going well he's a guy that shuts...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress slams NCAA officials after Michigan State loss

After conferring, the officials concluded Reilly was forced out of bounds by the defender and did not go out on his own. That meant he was allowed reestablish himself in bounds and the resulting touchdown stood. Nebraska fans were, obviously, elated. Supporters of Michigan State were irate. Among the latter group is Plaxico Burress, who let loose with a series of profanity laced...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick considering thumb surgery for Friday

Ryan Fitzpatrick played in Sunday’s 28-23 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and posted strong statistics despite his thumb injury. The New York Jets quarterback suffered torn ligaments in his thumb in a loss to the Oakland Raiders the previous week. He suited up in Week 9 and went 21-of-34 for 272 yards and two touchdowns. Even though he played well with the injury, he still...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carmelo Anthony calls out Laker fan after victory

Carmelo Anthony is no doubt used to hearing hecklers throughout his NBA career. On Sunday, he decided to call one out. The Knicks beat the Lakers 99-95 at Madison Square Garden thanks in part to Carmelo Anthony’s game-high 24 points. Following the game, Anthony was interviewed, at which time he took the opportunity to give a shoutout to a Lakers fan who had been getting on...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rodney Harrison blasts Jeff Fisher over dirty plays

The Minnesota Vikings aren’t the only ones who feel like the St. Louis Rams were intentionally playing dirty on Sunday. Rodney Harrison knows all about it because he’s seen it before. The former Pro Bowl defensive back and current NBC Sports analyst said on “Football Night in America” Sunday that the Rams’ actions against the Vikings, such as committing a low hit that...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos' Aqib Talib pokes Colts' Allen in eye, gets key penalty

Aqib Talib was hit with a penalty late in the Denver Broncos’ game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday after poking Dwayne Allen in the eye, and the play ended up costing the Broncos dearly. Allen and Von Miller got into it after a rushing play by the Colts on second down with under three minutes left. After the two exchanged shoves, Talib came in late and poked Allen in...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy says shoulder 'should be fine' for Thursday

Bills running back LeSean McCoy was forced to exit Sunday’s 33-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the fourth quarter after suffering an apparent shoulder injury on a tackle by Ndamukong Suh.  After the game, the three-time Pro Bowler downplayed the seriousness of the injury, telling reporters that he “should be fine” for Thursday’s game against the Jets. McCoy on...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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