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Undrafted rookie pranked by Bill Belichick impersonator

Chicago Bears rookie wide receiver Cameron Meredith was not taken by any team in the NFL Draft five months ago, which came as quite a shock after he received a phone call from Bill Belichick telling him the New England Patriots were going to select him in the third round. In a profile that examines Meredith’s challenging road to the NFL, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune passed...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lamar Odom’s heart function is improving

Lamar Odom and his loved ones reportedly received some good news from doctors Friday morning — the former NBA star’s heart is showing signs of responsiveness. According to TMZ, tests administered on Friday revealed that Odom’s heart function is “much better” than it has been over the past three days. Several of Odom’s vital organs have been failing, and doctors say it...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Andrew Luck may be dealing with rib injury

Andrew Luck has missed his team’s last two games with a sore throwing shoulder, but that may not be the only injury that has kept the Indianapolis Colts signal caller off the field. ESPN’s Tim Hasselbeck, who happens to be the brother of Colts backup quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, believes that Luck has been dealing with a rib injury in addition to shoulder pain. “I think it...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lamar Odom has been ‘entirely unresponsive’

Lamar Odom has been on life support for several days at a Las Vegas hospital, and his condition is reportedly not improving. According to TMZ, Odom showed “absolutely no improvement” at the Sunrise medical center Thursday and doctors have given him a 50/50 chance of survival. Odom’s vital organs are still failing and he is unable to breathe on his own. On Wednesday, Rev....
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Greinke Wikipedia page says he is owned by Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy played the role of hero for the New York Mets Thursday night as they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLDS. Most of Murphy’s success came with Cy Young candidate Zack Greinke on the mound, and the Wikipedia hackers reacted accordingly. Murphy, who went 3-for-4 in the game, had an RBI double in the first, scored a run to tie the game in the fourth...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell blames Lions players for offensive problems

The Detroit Lions are the only team in the NFL that hasn’t won a game. It takes a collective lack of effort to start off a season 0-5, but most of the talk around Detroit has been about bad play-calling and a scheme that is too predictable. Head coach Jim Caldwell doesn’t believe the system is the issue. During an interview with 97.1-FM on Wednesday, he essentially blamed his...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Florida QB Jesse Palmer critical of Spurrier for quitting

Former Florida quarterback Jesse Palmer does not respect the way Steve Spurrier chose to leave South Carolina. Palmer, who played for Spurrier’s Gators for four seasons from 1997-2000, was critical of his former coach this week when asked about Spurrier’s unexpected resignation. Jesse Palmer appropriately critical of Spurrier quitting: "I don't think you can do that when...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Doc Brown wants to throw out first pitch if Cubs make Series

It has been 107 years since the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series, but anyone who has seen the movie “Back to the Future II” knew this would be the year. A scene from the film, which was released in 1989, indicated that the Cubs had won the World Series in 2015. Christopher Lloyd, the man who played the famous Doc Brown in the “Back to the Future” series, wants to be...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice denies using Stickum despite previous admission

Jerry Rice has many great qualities. He is athletic, smart, a hard worker, and arguably the greatest football player of all time. But the Hall of Famer sure has a selective memory, not to mention a lack of modesty. Rice was tweeting while watching the Saints-Falcons game on Thursday night and noted that Atlanta was making several mistakes, such as dropped passes. He then sent a...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Francis Owusu makes insane touchdown catch (Video)

Francis Owusu made an incredible touchdown catch in the third quarter of Thursday’s UCLA-Stanford game that will go down as one of the best ever. Owusu, who entered the game with just six catches for 81 yards on the season, caught his first TD of the year — and he did so in style. He...Read More
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets advance to NLCS behind Daniel Murphy's bat, legs

Daniel Murphy was the difference in Game 5 of the NLDS between the Mets and Dodgers and helped send New York to the NLCS with his superior all-around play. Murphy went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the team’s 3-2 win. He had an RBI double in the first, scored a run to tie the game in the fourth, and he delivered a solo home run to break the tie in the sixth...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

A's VP Billy Beane among highest water users during drought

Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane is playing a new version of money ball — this one involving his water bill. The much lauded A’s VP was among the highest users of water in the East Bay area of Northern California this summer, records from the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) show, per the San Jose Mercury News. Beane was the third-highest water user at just shy...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sammy Watkins says Bills ‘making him look bad’

Last year, the Bills selected Sammy Watkins with the No. 4 overall pick in the NFL Draft. This year, he isn’t receiving the looks within the offense you would expect for someone taken that high. During his rookie season, Watkins caught 65 passes for 982 yards and six touchdowns. At his current pace, he won’t...Read More
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Microphone guy at Saints game falls down

One of the game-day employees at Thursday night’s Saints-Falcons game had a bit of a mishap on national TV. One of the men holding a parabolic sound dish down by the end zone fell over while covering the opening kickoff of the second half of the game: It’s one thing to see the person fall...Read More
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Keyshawn addresses Chip Kelly rumors during speech to USC football team

Almost immediately after Steve Sarkisian was fired earlier this week, rumors started to swirl about who would be USC’s next football coach. Chip Kelly’s name was a popular one linked to the school. However, he didn’t waste much time shooting that speculation down. With that, for now, in the rear view mirror, the focus is on interim head coach Clay Helton. And, that’s...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ethier yells at Mattingly in Dodgers' dugout

Andre Ethier was seen yelling at manager Don Mattingly in the Dodgers' dugout during Game 5 of the NLDS against the New York Mets on Thursday. TBS showed video of the exchange during the bottom of the third inning with the Dodgers up 2-1: The TBS commentators tried to figure out what the issue was about and their best guess was that Mattingly said something to Ethier about failing...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn does not wear visor to honor Steve Spurrier

Gus Malzahn patrolling the sideline wearing a visor has become a customary sight for Auburn fans. For Thursday’s game against Kentucky, the Tigers coach was without his usual headwear as a way to honor a recently retired head coach. Steve Spurrier stepped down this week as head coach of South Carolina, but his influence on...Read More
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 6 expert NFL Picks against the spread – Del’s selections

Week 5 was one to forget for Del, and we can only hope it ends up being the low point of the season. Unfortunately, Del has gone ice cold in his locks of the week after coming out of the gate looking seemingly unstoppable. That has to change in Week 6. Here are the picks,...Read More
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Payton reportedly open to leaving Saints

At 1-4 on the season and no longer able to ride the coattails of a now-aging Drew Brees to contention, the New Orleans Saints are sputtering and head coach Sean Payton’s future with the team is coming into serious question. After reports over the weekend that multiple teams are expected to inquire about Payton’s availability after the season, now it looks like the interest...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lamar Odom’s condition has worsened

Lamar Odom remains on life support at a Las Vegas hospital, and it does not sound like his condition is improving. The latest report from TMZ claims Odom’s condition has “deteriorated” since Wednesday. Doctors say the longer Odom remains in his current state, the less likely it is that he will recover. Sources tell TMZ, Lamar did indeed squeeze Khloe (Kardashian’s)...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson suffers injury setback in practice

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson suffered a hamstring injury in his team’s Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins, and it would appear it is still bothering him more than a month later. Jackson has practiced on a limited basis this week, but he suffered a setback on Thursday. Gruden said DJackson had twinge after going out for deep ball today; took himself out of...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Addison Russell to miss NLCS with hamstring strain

This year is looking like the Cubs’ best shot at a World Series title since Steve Bartman trampled on the souls of the entire city of Chicago in 2003. But now, they’re going to have to make it through at least the next round of the postseason without one of their key young talents. On Thursday, manager Joe Maddon announced that 21-year-old shortstop Addison Russell has been...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan fans vandalize Magic Johnson statue at MSU

Michigan fans are hungry for a win against their in-state rival this weekend, and at least one of them has seemingly decided to take it out on Magic Johnson. On Thursday morning, a Michigan State student shared a photo that showed Johnson’s statue on the MSU campus has been vandalized. So disrespectful. pic.twitter.com/zkraUAsfxu — Alvin Ellis (@AEllisIII) October 15, 2015...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson, Alli MacKenzie reportedly spotted at supermarket together

Dustin Johnson is once again the subject of some juicy rumors, but we have our doubts about whether the latest gossip means much of anything. Radar Online reported this week that Johnson was spotted strolling down the aisles of a Florida Publix supermarket with Alli MacKenzie back on Aug. 17. Radar claims that some incredibly...Read More
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Odom 911 call says he took cocaine, Viagra supplement pills

Lamar Odom was under the influence of cocaine and as many as 10 herbal Viagra supplement pills at the time he was rushed to the hospital earlier this week, according to a 911 call that was released by the Nye County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday. Two employees of Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch South told 911 dispatch that Odom was last seen using cocaine on Saturday — three days...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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