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Steak house forced to clarify promotion after Michigan blowout

If you want to get an idea of how badly Michigan manhandled Rutgers on Saturday night, look no further than a restaurant that was forced to clarify the promotion it was offering because the score of the game got so out of hand. Prior to Michigan’s game against the Scarlet Knights, Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Ann Arbor announced its “Score Big” promotion for the remainder...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers’ Mike McCoy reportedly coaching for his job next two games

San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy is reportedly coaching for his job during the next two games. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, McCoy will take his Chargers to Oakland on Sunday and then to host the Denver Broncos on Thursday. If he fails to win either game and the Chargers drop to 1-5, he could be out the door. Some in the organization were surprised that no change was...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jay Cutler has ‘fallen out of favor’ with some of Bears’ staff

Jay Cutler’s future with the Chicago Bears is looking murkier than ever. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the longtime Bears quarterback has “fallen out of favor” with some members of the coaching staff, which could enable Brian Hoyer to keep the job going forward. Head coach John Fox in particular wants to see fewer turnovers from the position, and would be happy...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Prescott has 'zero chance' to start over Romo

The Dallas Cowboys are hoping Tony Romo can return after the team’s Week 7 bye, and it doesn’t matter how well Dak Prescott plays in the meantime — he’s reportedly not stealing the starting job. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there is “zero chance” Romo does not return to his starting role when he’s cleared by doctors. Despite Prescott’s efficient play...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cam Newton's 'inner circle' wants him to play safer

Cam Newton has been ruled out for Monday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a concussion, and those close to the quarterback would like to see him protect himself better to avoid similar injuries in the future. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that people in Newton’s “inner circle” have been urging the reigning NFL MVP to play more carefully when he returns...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Giants not considering discipline for Beckham Jr

The New York Giants have reportedly not considered any disciplinary action against Odell Beckham Jr in the wake of his recent on-field outbursts. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Giants have continued to support Beckham both privately and publicly in recent weeks while the star receiver has dealt with a great deal of criticism. The Giants aren’t pleased that Beckham...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban chews out Jeremy Pruitt (Video)

Nick Saban is a perfectionist and highly passionate about his football team — especially the defense. It really doesn’t matter how much his team is winning or how great the Tide’s lead is; if he sees something that was not done properly, he will be upset. And that happened on Saturday. Alabama beat Arkansas 49-30 and led by as many as 25. They were up 35-10 late in the second...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Fitzpatrick playing for his job against Steelers

New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has thrown nine interceptions over the past two games, and another multi-turnover performance on Sunday could cost him his job. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that Fitzpatrick is “in many ways playing for his job” against the Pittsburgh Steelers. While Fitzpatrick has received nothing but public support from his teammates, Todd...
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October 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Rosen leaves UCLA game with leg injury, returns

The UCLA Bruins suffered a major hit on Saturday when quarterback Josh Rosen left the team’s game against ASU with a leg injury, but the sophomore returned after missing about a quarter of play. Rosen exited the game in the second quarter after suffering his second sack of the game and limped to the locker room. Rosen limping off. pic.twitter.com/zUGPq9bMFH — Bruin Report Online...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU's Cook cuts out piece of Miami field for 'Sod Cemetery' after win

Dalvin Cook rushed for 150 yards against Miami on Saturday night, and after the 20-19 win, he grabbed quite a souvenir. The junior running back was seen cutting a piece out of the end zone at Hard Rock Stadium to add to FSU’s “Sod Cemetery.” In front of photographers, TV cameras and other media members, Cook cut out part of the end zone to take home: #FSU RB Dalvin Cook...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami fans throw trash on field after targeting penalty

Miami Hurricanes fans were furious about a targeting call in the fourth quarter of their game Saturday against Florida State and responded by littering the field with debris. Jamal Carter was called for targeting on a third down play that extended FSU’s drive in the fourth quarter, resulting in his ejection. Here’s how Canes fans responded: Miami fans litter the field in protest...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Turner posts funny tweet after Dodgers-Nationals NLDS Game 2 postponed

The MLB has decided to postpone Saturday’s scheduled NLDS Game 2 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals due to rain, but it sounds like at least one of the players involved doesn’t quite agree with the decision. Shortly after news of the postponement broke, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner posted a funny tweet questioning the curious lack of rainfall...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Hurricane Matthew forces voluntary evacuation during NC State game

Hurricane Matthew had a major impact on college football games scheduled on Saturday that were in its path. Some were postponed. While the game between Notre Dame and NC State wasn’t among them, the effects of the storm were definitely felt. Rain poured down on Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, leaving the field drenched. New nickname for Carter-Finley right now: "The Pool...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello ready to pitch out of bullpen in ALDS Game 3 if needed

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and Boston Red Sox ace righty Rick Porcello knows it. With the team down 0-2 to the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS, Porcello went into the office of Red Sox manager John Farrell on Saturday and informed Farrell that he’s ready to pitch out of the bullpen in Game 3 if necessary. “Obviously we’re taking it one game at a time. But I...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera ‘pretty comfortable’ Jonathan Stewart will play Week 6

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart will miss another game this week with a lingering hamstring injury, but the team is expecting him to be ready for Week 6 against the New Orleans Saints. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said on Saturday that he is “pretty comfortable” Stewart, who has already been ruled out for the team’s Monday night game against the Tampa Bay...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Paxton Lynch to start at quarterback for Broncos against Falcons

The Paxton Lynch Experience is officially underway in the Mile High City. According to a report by Mike Klis of KUSA on Saturday, Lynch will be making his first career start under center on Sunday when the Denver Broncos face off against the Atlanta Falcons. The rookie quarterback is getting his number called with starter Trevor Siemian still dealing with a shoulder injury. Though...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Francisco Liriano has mild concussion after line drive to head

The news for Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Francisco Liriano isn’t great, but it could have been much worse after he was hit in the back of the head by a line drive on Friday. Blue Jays trainer George Poulis told reporters on Saturday that Liriano came away with a concussion. BREAKING: Official diagnosis is a mild concussion for Francisco Liriano. No timetable for a return, per...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Walton hoping Jordan Clarkson can fill Lamar Odom-type role for Lakers

In his first season as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, Luke Walton wants to throw it back to the days when he used to play for the team. On Saturday, Walton commented on Jordan Clarkson’s role for the coming season, drawing a comparison to the way the Lakers brought Lamar Odom off the bench in the past. Luke Walton compared Jordan Clarkson coming off the bench to Lamar...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Dusty Baker on struggling Danny Espinosa: ‘Who else do I have?’

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker has some problems with his lineup, and his public response isn’t exactly encouraging. Shortstop Danny Espinosa has hit under .200 since the All-Star break, and he struck out three times in three at-bats during Friday’s NLDS opening loss, leaving six on base. When asked about replacing him, Baker didn’t exactly inspire confidence. ...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins wants to dunk on Joel Embiid

Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Andrew Wiggins likes to dunk on big guys, and he has his next target in mind. In an interview with Rob Perez of Fox Sports, Wiggins said he wants to throw one down on former college teammate Joel Embiid. “My boy JoJo Embiid from the Sixers,” Wiggins said when asked who he’d most like to dunk on. “I never got him in college; time to get him...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera jabs at Captain Munnerlyn over comments

Ron Rivera coached Captain Munnerlyn at Carolina, and he’s more than happy to have a jab back at his former player. On Saturday, Rivera was asked if he wanted to respond to comments made by Munnerlyn, now with Minnesota, about how Carolina’s players fold when not playing well. “I just want to remind him, short-term memory, when we played San Francisco in the playoff game,...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton will not play Monday due to concussion

The Carolina Panthers have officially ruled Cam Newton out of Monday night’s game against Tampa Bay. Newton, who suffered the injury in Sunday’s game against Atlanta, will give way to Derek Anderson under center. QB Cam Newton ruled out for Monday night's game Injury Report » https://t.co/0BD2c9308r pic.twitter.com/YuntuV7enr — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) October 8...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones downplays Ezekiel Elliott, says his daughter could succeed with Dallas line

Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott has really steadied himself after a shaky start and become a big contributor to the team’s offense, leading the NFL in rushing yards. One opponent, however, doesn’t think he deserves all the credit. Bengals defensive back Pacman Jones credits the Dallas offensive line for Elliott’s success. “If you go back and look at some of the film...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James fires up Indians fans prior to ALDS Game 2 (Video)

With their team up 1-0 in the ALDS over the Red Sox, Indians fans didn’t need another reason to be fired up prior to Game 2. However, LeBron James taking the microphone worked the crowd at Progressive Field up to a fever pitch. During pregame festivities on Friday, James came out wearing a throwback Indians jersey and was joined by J.R. Smith, Dahntay Jones, Richard Jefferson...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony calls Jeremy Lin face of the Nets, ‘believe it or not’

Carmelo Anthony and Jeremy Lin have, by most accounts, always had a checkered relationship. So when Anthony was asked about Lin and his new team, the Brooklyn Nets, he was rather hesitant to respond. Still, Anthony wished his former teammate luck, even if he sounded a bit surprised that it was Lin who the Nets are hitching their franchise to. “He is the face of that franchise...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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