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Caller tells Mike Francesa Jacoby Ellsbury deal might be best since Babe Ruth

Some folks are really loving that Jacoby Ellsbury signing for the New York Yankees. One guy even thinks it might be the Yanks’ best acquisition since Babe Ruth. A guy named John in Connecticut called Mike Francesa on WFAN Wednesday to make his case for the big Ellsbury signing. He started off his call saying […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ekaterina Bychkova thinks Maria Sharapova-Grigor Dimitrov relationship is a PR move

Russian tennis player Ekaterina Bychkova doesn’t make a whole lot of noise for her play, but she’s made some noise for questioning the relationship between Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov. In an interview with Tribune Russia, Bychkova didn’t necessarily question whether the two tennis players were in love, but she did suggest that the relationship […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-USC coach Kennedy Polamalu hired by UCLA

UCLA has raised the stakes in the rivalry with USC. The Bruins on Wednesday hired ex-Trojans fullback and coach Kennedy Polamalu to join the staff. Polamalu played fullback for the Trojans from 1982-1985. He then went to UCLA as a graduate assistant and had stints as a coach with San Diego State and Colorado before […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White did not apologize to GSP or say he won the fight

Dana White denies that he called Georges St-Pierre to apologize the morning after his outburst following UFC 167 in Las Vegas. Last week, we told you that GSP’s trainer, Kristof Midoux, told the Quebec Journal that White called GSP to apologize for going off on the decision that gave St-Pierre a controversial split-decision win over […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Santana Moss: NFL officiating this year is ‘worst I’ve ever seen’

The Washington Redskins were the victims of a major gaffe by the officiating crew and chain gang on Sunday night that may have cost them a win over the New York Giants. A miscommunication led to the chain gang showing first down on the down box and a referee signaling that it was third down. […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Old guy kicks Arizona State student in the face (Video)

An old guy and an Arizona State student walk into a football game. Anyone heard this joke before? That’s because it’s not a joke. The old dude kicks the Arizona State student directly in the face, that’s what happens. We don’t really have much context to provide other than to tell you a Deadspin reader […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Kellen Winslow picked the Patriots and Broncos for the AFC Championship

Through the first two months of the season, the New York Jets looked like they might actually make some noise in the AFC East. Then the bye week came, and Rex Ryan’s team has not won since. New York’s 23-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday was its third straight. Geno Smith and company […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Major broadcast networks reportedly prepared for Tim Tebow bidding war

The more time that passes, the less likely it seems that Tim Tebow is ever going to play in the NFL again. While the former Florida star has made it clear that he refuses to give up on his dream of playing quarterback, it might be wise to start considering some career alternatives. Last month, […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace says argument with Kenyon Martin was over pasta

The New York Knicks have lost nine games in a row, and the stench of defeat is starting to cause frustration in the locker room. Before Sunday’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Metta World Peace and Kenyon Martin reportedly got into a heated argument. Most of us assumed it had to do with the […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick takes an uncharacteristic jab at the Jets

Bill Belichick is not much of a trash talker. Players and coaches around the NFL love to take shots at the New England Patriots, but Belichick rarely ever responds and demands that his players hold their tongues as well. On Wednesday morning, the five-time Super Bowl champion threw the first punch. While speaking to reporters […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins takes shot at Derrick Rose when asked about injury

Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins sat out Tuesday night’s 97-95 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder while nursing an ankle injury. Derrick Rose had absolutely nothing to do with it, but that didn’t stop Cousins from taking a veiled swipe at the Chicago Bulls guard. A reporter asked Cousins after the game if he […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Prosecutors claim Aaron Hernandez’s fiance Shayanna Jenkins lied 29 times to grand jury

Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, could play a major role in the investigation and trial surrounding the murder of Odin Lloyd. In fact, she already has. And that could be a very bad thing for her. According to the Boston Globe, Jenkins is facing charges of lying […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Decker, Erin Andrews, Chrissy Teigen hit Disneyland

Three of the most famously attractive women in America decided to take a late-night trip to Disneyland on Tuesday. Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Chrissy Teigen and Brooklyn Decker got together with their good friend Erin Andrews and dominated the scene at the happiest place on earth. They have the photos and tweets to prove it. […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ellsbury jersey burning begins after he signs with Yankees (Video)

Jacoby Ellsbury signed with the New York Yankees on Tuesday. Considering Ellsbury is 30 years old and was seeking more money than Carl Crawford got a few years back, very few are surprised that the Evil Empire has given him seven years and $153 million. That does not mean Boston Red Sox fans aren’t upset […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Frank was hurt he wasn’t chosen as Nets interim coach

Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Lawrence Frank was demoted on Tuesday by Jason Kidd. As a result, Frank will no longer be on the bench during games and will not be coaching during team practices. Instead, Kidd has assigned him to providing daily reports. Last month, word surfaced that Kidd and Frank were having friction. Frank […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Is DeSean Jackson’s new girlfriend Ashanti?

For quite some time, we have assumed that Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is dating a beautiful model named Chantel Jeffries. Jackson and Jeffries have posted a number of photos of the two of them together on social media since last year. However, some new Instagram action has created speculation that Jackson is now […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki go to Beyonce concert

If Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki have really broken up, they are obviously still the best of friends. The past several months have been littered with rumors about the power couple splitting, but social media would seem to indicate otherwise. On Tuesday night, Wozzilroy had themselves quite a date night. McIlroy and Wozniacki spent the […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Arum on Pacquiao-Mayweather fight: It's stupid if it doesn't happen

Bob Arum is one of the biggest reasons why Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather never fought when the two were at the peak of their games and popularity, but the promoter’s tune has now changed regarding the superfight. The 82-year-old Top Rank promoter is two weeks removed from Pac-Man’s win over Brandon Rios in Macau, […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Avery Bradley makes ridiculous shot from behind the basket (Video)

Avery Bradley was shooting so well on Tuesday he even made a ridiculous shot in the first quarter from behind the backboard. The Boston Celtics guard not only caught an airball off the bounce and threw it up in one motion, but he barely beat the shot clock … all while making the improbable shot. […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Zach Mettenberger has torn ACL; draft rating unchanged

Zach Mettenberger has a torn ACL and won’t play in LSU’s bowl game, according to a report. Mettenberger was injured in the fourth quarter of the Tigers’ win over Arkansas last week. He was hit in the knee by Arkansas defensive tackle Bryan Jones. Though he was wearing a brace on his knee, his ligament […]
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnny Damon on Jacoby Ellsbury signing with Yankees: ‘It’s pretty crazy’

Jacoby Ellsbury has been compared to Johnny Damon throughout his career for obvious reasons, and now he’s replicating Damon’s career path by leaving the Boston Red Sox to sign a big free agent contract with the New York Yankees. Ellsbury and the Yankees agreed on a 7-year, $156 million deal Tuesday that includes an option […]
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Tigers targeting Shin-Soo Choo

The Detroit Tigers shed their large financial commitment to Prince Fielder two weeks ago, traded Doug Fister on Monday, and they are not wasting any time thinking of ways to spend the extra money. On Tuesday, the Tigers agreed to a two-year deal with closer Joe Nathan that is said to be worth around $20 […]
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Kidd demotes Lawrence Frank, won’t let him coach on the bench anymore

Jason Kidd has demoted assistant coach Lawrence Frank. Kidd announced on Tuesday that Frank will no longer be coaching the Brooklyn Nets during practices. Frank also won’t be sitting with the coaches on the bench during games. Instead, Frank has been “reassigned” to providing daily reports, Kidd said. The announcement should not come as much […]
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Deion Sanders fired again from Prime Prep Academy

Deion Sanders has been fired again from Prime Prep Academy, a charter school with campuses in Dallas and Fort Worth that the former NFL star co-founded. Sanders was fired in October after allegedly assaulting the school’s CFO. The CFO changed his assault accusation story and Sanders went back to work. The CFO, D.L. Wallace, later […]
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Mora reportedly will remain at UCLA

Jim Mora will remain at UCLA rather than take the head coaching position at Washington, according to a report. CBS Sports’ Bruce Feldman reported that Mora will stay at UCLA. Interestingly, when asked by the Sacramento Bee on Tuesday about the Washington job, Mora said he couldn’t comment. There was a lot of speculation after […]
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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