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DeMarcus Cousins surprised by how much money Thompson got

After a lengthy holdout, Tristan Thompson finally agreed to a new contract with the Cavaliers which will pay him a lot of money. Thompson originally turned down a proposed 4-year, $48 million extension last year. The decision worked out in Thompson's favor as he was able to secure an extra year and higher average annual value. Thompson's new deal will pay him $82 million over five...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer: Nothing is wrong with Ohio State

Urban Meyer may have officially made a quarterback switch, but he is not going to say that there are problems within his program. Meyer, whose Buckeyes are 7-0 this season and have a 20-game winning streak dating back to last season, decided to name JT Barrett his starting quarterback over Cardale Jones. Despite the change,...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert pulls alternate jersey prank on fans

Having just a home and away uniform seems so old school now considering so many teams have a third (or more) alternate. The Cavaliers are no different. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert teased a new uniform his team would take the floor wearing this season on Tuesday. He posted the above photo to his Twitter account and gave details on when the chosen design would be revealed. “1 of...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas takes cleat to hand from Kevin Pillar

The status of Mike Moustakas is something fans will have to keep an eye on for the remainder of the postseason. Moustakas was cleated by Kevin Pillar on a play at third base during Game 5 of the ALCS on Wednesday and was seen holding his hand afterwards. Pillar was trying to stretch a hit...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson, Cavs agree on 5-year, $82 million deal

The lengthy stalemate between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson has finally ended. Cleveland.com reports that the team and forward agreed to a five-year, $82 million deal that should keep the big man in Cleveland while the team has an excellent shot at winning an NBA title. Thompson raised eyebrows when he turned down a...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady wants to play another 10 years

Tom Brady is once again making noise about playing until he's close to 50. Brady said three years ago that he was hoping to play past the age of 40. He's 38 now and absolutely dominating the league with a superb 14 touchdowns against just one interception thrown this season. In light of his success, Brady is once again feeling good enough to say he wants to play another 10 years...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke: I would not have punted at end of Michigan game

Brady Hoke did not have the most successful stint as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines and was run out of town in favor of Jim Harbaugh. Though Harbaugh is clearly a superior coach to Hoke, that’s not stopping the former Wolverines leader from playing “armchair quarterback” regarding the end of Michigan’s loss to Michigan...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

LBS Prize Alert: Week 7 Pick ’em Pool winner gets free Spartan Rice

Those who entered the LBS annual Pick ’em Pool were promised some prizes for weekly winners. Well, good news: we have a prize set for the Week 7 winner. The Week 7 winner of the pool will receive a code for a free Spartan Race. Wondering about Spartan Races? Here’s more from their website: “Reebok...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade: LeBron knows Miami Heat are coming for him

The Miami Heat missed the playoffs last year for the first time since the 2007-08 NBA season, but Dwyane Wade believes a turnaround is in store for his squad. Armed with a healthier Chris Bosh and draft pick Justice Winslow, Wade believes his team will be contending at the top of the Eastern Conference. He...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota: Chances of playing in Week 7 are ‘pretty good’

Marcus Mariota may be in good shape to play in the Tennessee Titans’ Week 7 game against the Atlanta Falcons despite his knee injury. Mariota suffered a sprained MCL in a Week 6 loss to the Miami Dolphins after being hit low late on a play in the second quarter by Olivier Vernon, a play Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt referred to as “bulls—.” Despite the injury, Mariota...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Noah expected to come off bench for Bulls this season

It’s only been a few months since Fred Hoiberg took over the reins of the Chicago Bulls as head coach, and already he’s seems set on making drastic changes to the lineup. According to a report on Tuesday by K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Hoiberg is strongly considering starting Nikola Mirotic upon the commencement of the 2015-16 NBA season, meaning that former Defensive...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Public Library trolls Blue Jays on Twitter

After a surprise World Series berth in 2014 and now with a 3-1 series lead in the ALCS over the Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City Royals players and fans alike carry themselves with a haughty sense of arrogance these days. Now, the misguided hubris and the premature trash-talking has even infiltrated local educational institutions. In the aftermath of the Royals’ 14-2 walloping of...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Odom, Khloe Kardashian withdraw divorce papers

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have reportedly decided to call off their divorce. TMZ reports that Kardashian’s lawyer Laura Wasser went before a judge Wednesday morning to ask that the divorce papers that were submitted by the couple back in July be withdrawn. The papers had not yet been processed, and the judge reportedly granted the request. Kardashian first filed for divorce...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall says NFL nearly flagged him for praying

Brandon Marshall says an NFL official came close to flagging him for unsportsmanlike conduct Sunday after he dropped to to ground to pray. During his weekly spot on “Inside the NFL” Tuesday night, Marshall explained that he went down on his knees after catching a touchdown pass from Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and was asked by an official if he was praying. “Are you...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan punter Blake O’Neill takes full responsibility for botched play

Michigan punter Blake O’Neill faced the media on Tuesday, and the fifth-year senior took full responsibility for the blunder that led to a heartbreaking loss against Michigan State over the weekend. While the snap that O’Neill fumbled into the arms of a Spartan defender appeared a bit low, he said that had nothing to do...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ditka denies ripping fart on live TV

Mike Ditka has officially denied it, so does that mean he supplied it? After a video that appeared to show Ditka breaking wind on live television during ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown” went viral, the legendary NFL coach told The Chicago Sun-Times that the rumbling noise didn’t come from him. “It wasn’t me,” he said. “Believe me, I’m to the point in my life where...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony on 27-win prediction for Knicks: ‘I laugh at that’

Carmelo Anthony strongly believes that the New York Knicks are going to be a lot better this season than most people think. The Knicks were one of the worst teams in the NBA last year, finishing with a franchise-worst record of 17-65. On paper, they haven’t done a whole lot to improve. That’s why some...Read More
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan responds to criticism of defensive schemes

Regardless of how people feel about Rex Ryan as an NFL head coach, most would argue that he is one of the best defensive minds in the game. However, the questions are starting to pile up as the Buffalo Bills struggle to stop teams from moving the ball and scoring. The Bills have two players on their defensive line playing under $100 million contracts in Mario Williams and Marcell...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs looking to pull off a Red Sox-style comeback

Remember when the 2004 Boston Red Sox shocked the world by becoming the first team ever to overcome a 0-3 playoff series deficit and then went on to win the World Series? The Chicago Cubs sure do. The Cubs have already found themselves in a 0-3 hole against the New York Mets. They need to win their next two games at home to even send the series back to The Big Apple. Cubs first...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cyborg rips Ronda Rousey for criticizing Floyd Mayweather

You can add Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino to the growing list of people who feel that Ronda Rousey should be careful about mocking Floyd Mayweather Jr. over his history with domestic violence. In a recent appearance on “The Brutally Honest” podcast, Cyborg said Rousey should take a look in the mirror before criticizing Mayweather. “Ronda’s always doing interviews and talking...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Katina Powell thinks Rick Pitino knew about sex parties

One of the biggest questions about the Louisville Cardinals sex scandal is whether Rick Pitino had any knowledge of the sex parties. Pitino denies having any knowledge of the sex parties former staffer Andre McGee arranged through madam Katina Powell. The details of the parties became public thanks to a book published by Powell. Pitino has even tried to pass the buck onto McGee...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dusty Baker once smoked a joint with Jimi Hendrix

Long before he was a Major League Baseball player and manager, Dusty Baker was into music. The former two-time All-Star grew up in a household with parents who loved music, and he too fell for the blues. In light of his music-loving side, Baker has written a memoir called "Kiss The Sky" about his experience attending the famous 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, which featured legendary...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins to stick with Cousins, Gruden for season

There have been many calls for the Washington Redskins to make a change at quarterback, but it does not look like that is going to happen any time soon. ESPN's Britt McHenry reports that the 2-4 Redskins will stick with Kirk Cousins at quarterback and Jay Gruden as head coach for the season unless things go really badly: #Redskins source: No knee jerk reactions. "Ride w/ Jay...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Heyward will no longer put ‘Iron Head’ on eye black

One of the controversies in the NFL the past two weeks involved Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward writing a tribute to his late father on his eye black. That matters appears to have been resolved. Heyward spoke with the league and the two sides agreed that the defensive end will honor his father in different ways moving forward, while the league agreed to reduce his...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Jackson crashes car outside Seahawks’ facility

Fred Jackson crashed his car nearby the Seattle Seahawks' facility Tuesday, but he is said to be uninjured. Photos show what's said to be the running back's black Corvette smashed up outside the team facility: Here's the scene of accident outside VMAC pic.twitter.com/S70o2R34tt — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) October 21, 2015 A couple more pics of scene. pic.twitter.com/UxaC8HXBXY...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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