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Woods says he is ‘progressing nicely,’ puts three shots in water

Tiger Woods spoke to reporters on Monday while practicing at his home golf club in Florida, and he offered some encouraging words about his rehab from back surgery. The results, however, told a slightly different story. Woods said he is “progressing nicely” and hit a few practice shots for the cameras. As Christine Brennan of USA Today noted, the 40-year-old hit three consecutive...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Heat reportedly fear that Chris Bosh will never be cleared to play again by doctors

There is a fear within the Miami Heat organization that Chris Bosh’s Miami career is over, and perhaps his NBA career as well. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Heat are concerned that their team doctors will ever clear Bosh to play again, and there is even talk of a potential medical retirement. Windhorst notes that if Bosh does not play before February 9, 2017, an independent...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mayweather spends $1K each haircut, gets multiple per week

Nothing is more important to Floyd Mayweather Jr. than his image, so we really shouldn’t be surprised to hear how much he spends on haircuts. Still, we can’t help but shake our head at it. TMZ recently spoke with Jackie Starr, who is Mayweather’s stylist and has been cutting his hair since 2009. It sounds like a pretty good gig for her, as Floyd pays $1,000 per haircut and...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Witten: Cowboys are more motivated now than ever

The Dallas Cowboys are coming off their worst season in more than 25 years, but everyone knows their 4-12 record was mainly a result of injuries. But fluke or no fluke, veteran tight end Jason Witten thinks the horrendous year will help drive the team in 2016. “I look at it as one year at a time and there’s expectations that I have and the team has for me in how they expect...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Coughlin still wants to coach in NFL

Former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will turn 70 this summer, and he is hoping his age doesn’t deter NFL teams from giving him a job next year. In a recent chat with Peter King of The MMQB, Coughlin said his “motor is starting to run again” and that adjusting to his new life has been a challenge. “I’ve coached 47 years of my life,” Coughlin told King. ...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals looking to make Tyrann Mathieu highest-paid safety

The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly been negotiating a contract extension with Tyrann Mathieu, and the torn ACL the Pro Bowler suffered last season is apparently not going to cost him any money. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Cardinals are in “deep negotiations” with Mathieu on a contract extension that could make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL. “They...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Bautista on Odor: It takes a bigger man to knock me down

Jose Bautista was rocked in the jaw by Texas Rangers infielder Rougned Odor on Sunday, and the Toronto Blue Jays slugger will no doubt be feeling sore for a few days. However, Bautista was quick to point out after the game that he did not hit the ground. While ripping the Rangers for being “cowardly,” Bautista also chastised Odor. “He got me pretty good so I have to give...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Collision leads to inside-the-park home run for Zimmerman

Ryan Zimmerman hit an inside-the-park home run against the Marlins on Sunday, but what led to it could have had disastrous results for Miami. In the bottom of the fourth inning, Zimmerman came up to bat with the Nationals down 2-0. With a full count, Zimmerman hit a line drive off of Jose Fernandez that headed to the gap in right field. Racing towards the ball, Marcell Ozuna and...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison does massive troll job after Pirates beat Cubs

Defeating the Chicago Cubs has been a rare treat for MLB teams so far this season. So forgive Pirates utility man Josh Harrison for taking some time to bask in the glory of this one. After Pittsburgh’s 2-1 victory over the Cubs on Sunday, Harrison broke out into a spontaneous tune as the Pirates left the field victorious, per Brad Robinson of WBBM-AM. Josh Harrison singing ...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Rougned Odor delivers right hook to Jose Bautista in Rangers-Jays fight (Video)

The bad blood between the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays led to some rather ugly scenes on Sunday afternoon. It all started in the top of the 8th inning, when Jose Bautista was hit by a Matt Bush fastball on the very first pitch he saw. On an ensuing ground ball, Bautista seemed to respond by going in with a late slide on Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor. Odor’s response...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Karl-Anthony Towns named NBA's Rookie of the Year

It looks like the Rookie of the Year Award will be headed to Minnesota for a second consecutive year. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein on Sunday, the Wolves will hold a news conference on Monday morning where they are expected to formally announce center Karl-Anthony Towns as the 2015-16 NBA Rookie of the Year. The Wolves announce a Monday morning news conference...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Curry admits injured knee has not improved much

By his own admission, Stephen Curry still isn’t totally healthy. The NBA MVP admitted Sunday that he’s seen little improvement from his injured knee over the last week – but it’s not getting any worse, either. Steph Curry: Pretty confident I can be effective.(Knee) Hasn't got much better in last week but hasn't got worse either. I'm alright w that. — Rosalyn Gold-Onwude...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Shockey shares Sapp's bankruptcy papers on social media

The ongoing feud between Jeremy Shockey and Warren Sapp got even uglier on Sunday, as Shockey somehow got his hands on Sapp’s bankruptcy papers and plastered them all over social media. In what was apparently the coincidence of a lifetime, Shockey claims some legal documents pertaining to Sapp’s bankruptcy were sent to the former NFL tight end’s address. Shockey shared a photo...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson met with Frank Vogel about Knicks job

Perhaps the next coach of the New York Knicks isn’t a foregone conclusion after all. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Knicks president Phil Jackson met with former Pacers coach Frank Vogel last week to discuss the job. Phil Jackson met with Frank Vogel last week, the Daily News has learned. Kurt Rambis, David Blatt and Vogel remain Knicks top 3 candidates...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Scobee caddies for golfer at Players Championship

PGA Tour golfer Steve Wheatcroft was not near the top of the leader board after three rounds at The Players Championship, so he decided to have a little fun during the event’s final round on Sunday. Wheatcroft shot 68, 74, and 79 in the first three rounds and found himself in 70th place after Saturday’s action. It was obvious there wasn’t much for him to play for on the final...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jarryd Hayne quitting NFL to play Olympic rugby for Fiji

Jarryd Hayne’s NFL adventure is over, at least for now. After leaving rugby to spend a year in the NFL, Hayne is returning to his original sport to represent Fiji in the upcoming Olympics. “I am retiring from the NFL because the Fiji Rugby Sevens team reached out to me about the opportunity to join the team for the upcoming Olympics, and I simply could not pass that chance up...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant helped clear path for ambulance in traffic?

Not long after he helped the Oklahoma City Thunder advance to the Western Conference Finals by scoring a game-high 37 points on Thursday, Kevin Durant supposedly did something far more important for the community. An EMSA paramedic told 9 News in Oklahoma that emergency personnel were trying to get through rush hour traffic in an ambulance over the weekend when they suddenly got...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson tells students not to throw Super Bowl interception

Class of 2016, let Russell Wilson give you some pertinent life advice. The Seahawks quarterback spoke Saturday to the graduating class at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, and as commencement speakers tend to do, he offered some life advice to the graduates. Some of it was rather specific. “Of course, I’m also here to share some things I’ve learned,” Wilson told...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: 'Too soon' to name Browns starting QB

If you’re waiting for official word that Robert Griffin III is the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, don’t hold your breath. According to head coach Hue Jackson, the Browns won’t be naming a starting quarterback yet. “It’s too soon,” Jackson said Saturday of a potential decision, via Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. “We haven’t gotten into OTAs yet....
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

DeAndre Hopkins: Texans are team to beat in AFC South

The AFC South, along with the NFC East, was one of two shockingly weak NFL divisions last season. The Houston Texans ended up taking the division crown, but the Indianapolis Colts finished just one game behind them at 8-8 despite not having Andrew Luck for the majority of the season. Will a healthy Luck make the Colts the favorites? DeAndre Hopkins doesn’t think so. At his football...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates accuse Jake Arrieta of intentionally hitting player

The rivalry between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs remains alive and well. The two teams traded hit batsmen during Saturday’s game, with the Pirates in particular accusing Jake Arrieta of throwing at Jung Ho Kang, an allegation the Cubs denied. “Anytime somebody like Arrieta hits somebody, you’ve got to assume automatically that one didn’t just get away,” Pirates...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Las Vegas to look at Chargers if Raiders move falls through?

The city of Las Vegas is clearly quite serious about getting an NFL team – so serious, in fact, that they’re formulating a backup plan if the proposed relocation of the Oakland Raiders doesn’t come to fruition. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday and divulged that if a Raiders move falls through, they’d definitely be interested...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Odom invited back to brothel, offered free women and booze

It has been six months since Lamar Odom overdosed on drugs, and the owner of the establishment where the former NBA star nearly lost his life thinks it’s about time Odom returned for a visit. Dennis Hof, owner of the Love Ranch in Nevada, has invited Odom back to his brothel and offered him complimentary “services.” “First night and 2 girls are on me, plus all the Remy...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacers reportedly finalizing deal to promote Nate McMillan to head coach

Frank Vogel’s replacement in Indiana will apparently be a familiar face. According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Saturday, the Pacers are finalizing a deal to promote assistant Nate McMillan to their head coaching position. The Indiana Pacers are finalizing a deal to promote assistant Nate McMillan to head coach, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Terry Stotts not ‘a slam dunk’ to return as Blazers head coach

What head coach Terry Stotts did with the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2015-16 season was nothing short of miraculous. Despite losing five of his top six players from last year’s team over the offseason, Stotts took a ragtag roster of misfits and undervalued talents to a 44-38 record and a Western Conference Semifinals berth, earning Coach of the Year runner-up honors in...
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May 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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