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Julian Edelman says Tom Brady yells at him out of love

It’s no secret that Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is one of Tom Brady’s favorite teammates. That doesn’t mean, however, that Edelman is exempt from Brady’s wrath. In fact, it means Edelman gets it even more than some others. Cameras caught an agitated Brady flinging a towel and then having an animated discussion with Edelman after the wide receiver appeared to stop his...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan backs Kyle Shanahan as head coaching candidate

Matt Ryan is having his best season as a pro and is a legitimate MVP candidate, so it’s no surprise he thinks the man in charge of the Atlanta Falcons’ offense deserves an opportunity to move onto bigger and better things. On his weekly radio spot with 680 The Fan Tuesday, Ryan was asked if he believes Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should be an NFL head coach. “Oh...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Bettor misses on $100K with 15-team parlay as Pats don't cover

A bettor who stood to win $100,000 on a 15-team parlay over the weekend ended up losing the $5 he risked when the New England Patriots failed to cover against the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Worse yet, the Pats fell just one point shy. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, the bettor had hit all 14 legs of his 15-leg parlay with a William Hill sports book in Nevada heading into...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Odom feared relapse with late son’s birthday coming

Lamar Odom will undoubtedly be feeling some strong emotions this week as the birthday of his late son once again passes, and that is reportedly one of the reasons the former NBA star decided to check himself back into a rehab facility. Odom’s son, Jayden, was born on Dec. 15, 2005. He tragically died from SIDS the following June. According to TMZ, Odom’s son’s death was the primary...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Firestone selling University of Alabama-themed tires

Alabama fans can now give new meaning to the rally cry “Roll Tide” thanks to a licensing deal the school signed with Firestone tires. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Firestone is set to begin selling tires that say “University of Alabama” and “Crimson Tide” on them. At $149 each, we’re guessing many Bama fans will consider them a bargain. Firestone has signed a licensing deal...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Aly Raisman boyfriend is ex-NFL TE Colton Underwood

Sometimes it pays to take a shot, no matter how long the odds are. After all, just look at what Colton Underwood did. Underwood, who had stints with three different NFL teams but has never played in an NFL game, is dating gymnast Aly Raisman. Raisman went public with Underwood at the SI Sportsperson of the Year awards show on Monday in Brooklyn. She revealed they’ve been dating...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland, Alameda approve term sheet for new stadium

Oakland apparently is going to put up a fight to keep the Raiders. The San Francisco Chronicle reported late Tuesday that the city of Oakland and Alameda County approved a term sheet for a $1.3 billion stadium to be built by an investment group led by Ronnie Lott. The Oakland City Council voted 7-0 with one abstention while the county voted 3-1 with one abstention in favor of the...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh thinks Rams rumors were made up by ‘enemies’

Jim Harbaugh is one serious dude who is wired in some really funny ways. After Jeff Fisher was fired on Monday by the Los Angeles Rams, some in the media started suggesting that Harbaugh could be a candidate for them to hire. After all, Harbaugh has proven he can be extremely successful at the NFL level, so if you’re a broken team in need of a fix, he’s a guy to go after. That’s...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Todd Gurley stands by his criticism of Rams

Todd Gurley is standing by his comments criticizing his Los Angeles Rams for their performance in a 42-14 home loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Gurley made headlines for saying the team looked like a “middle school offense” and that they didn’t play hard. A day later, head coach Jeff Fisher was fired. On Tuesday, Gurley was asked about his comments and stood by them. “At...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg upset with UFC for not giving her title shot

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is happy that the UFC finally created a featherweight division for women as she’s wanted for years, but she’s upset with them for not giving her the first crack at the title. News emerged on Tuesday that the UFC will hold its inaugural women’s featherweight title fight on Feb. 11 at UFC 208 in Brooklyn. The two women to fight will be Holly Holm and Germaine...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota suspends 10 players indefinitely

Minnesota announced on Tuesday that it has suspended 10 players from the football team indefinitely. The school says the following 10 players are the ones who were suspended: Ray Buford, Carlton Djam, Seth Green, KiAnte Hardin, Dior Johnson, Tamarion Johnson, Kobe McCrary, Antonio Shenault, Mark Williams and Antoine Winfield Jr. Four of the players were suspended earlier this season...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Darren McFadden activated by Cowboys

The NFL’s second ranked rushing offense is about to get even better. Behind sensational rookie Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys trail only the Bills in rushing yards per game (152.2) this season. They also have veteran Alfred Morris, who has three 1,000-yard seasons to his credit. Now, Dallas will have last year’s team leader in rushing at their disposal as Darren McFadden has been...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Wrestler Booker T running for Mayor of Houston in 2019

Famous wrestler Booker T is looking to become the latest from his sport to launch a successful career in politics. Booker T. Huffman Jr. announced on Twitter Tuesday that he is going to run for Mayor of Houston in 2019. The concept first arose on his radio show on Sports Radio 610 in Houston, and after doing some research and serious thinking, he says he plans to seriously pursue...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Wake Forest announcer Tommy Elrod leaked game plans to opponents

Wake Forest alum Tommy Elrod is no longer employed after it was found he had been leaking information to opponents. Elrod played collegiate football at Wake Forest and later held several positions on the program’s coaching staff. However, he will now be most remembered for what he did during is time as the team’s radio announcer. Wake Forest launched an investigation after documents...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton expecting second child with Kia Proctor

Cam Newton is going to be a father once again. The Carolina Panthers quarterback and his girlfriend Kia Proctor are expecting their second child, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday. The baby is expected any day. LBS had reported back in September that Proctor was pregnant and expecting the couple’s second child. She gave birth to their first child — a son named Chosen — last...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees open to trading Gardner, Headley

The New York Yankees’ wallets will be feeling a lot lighter after shelling $86 million to bring back All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. Now they may be looking to cut costs elsewhere. According to a report by Joel Sherman of the New York Post on Tuesday, the Yankees are gauging interest in a pair of veterans, outfielder Brett Gardner and third baseman Chase Headley, “as a way to cut...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Johnson leaves Vivek Ranadive hanging in awkward moment (Video)

The poor Sacramento Kings can’t even make it through a simple ceremony without misfortune striking. The Kings honored Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson for his service to the city during a second quarter timeout in Monday night’s win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive met Johnson at halfcourt and presented him with a basketball signed by hundreds of members of...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa jokes about getting knocked unconscious

San Diego Chargers rookie defensive end Joey Bosa was forced to exit Sunday’s 28-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers after suffering a scary-looking injury to his head/neck area. But that didn’t stop him from trying to make light of the situation. The 21-year-old Bosa, who was feared to have suffered a concussion in a second quarter sack of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton but escaped...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Stafford: Finger injury isn’t as bad as one in 2011

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford isn’t too worried about the finger injury he picked up in Week 14, at least relatively speaking. In an appearance on WJR-AM 760’s “The Mitch Albom Show” on Monday, Stafford said that his ailing digit isn’t quite as bad as in 2011 when he suffered a similar injury. “I’ve had the broken index before and played with that, and that’s no fun...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown: Vontaze Burfict apologized to me in person

There is no love lost between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, but perhaps the talk about bad blood between the division rivals is a bit overblown. On Sunday, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will face the Steelers for the first time since he was flagged for head-hunting on Antonio Brown in the playoffs last year. With many wondering if Pittsburgh will retaliate...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rams had ‘country club environment’ under Jeff Fisher

Things went south for Jeff Fisher and the Los Angeles Rams in a hurry this season after a surprising 3-1 start, and there are many reasons why. Among them, apparently, was an unprofessional environment during the week leading up to games. Albert Breer of The MMQB detailed much of what went wrong under Fisher, and one source described the feeling around the team as a “country-club...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays reportedly have high asking price for Alex Colome

The Tampa Bay Rays won’t be selling off their All-Star closer haphazardly. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Monday, the Rays are receiving inquiries for Alex Colome, but their asking price is high because they believe they have little chance of contending without him. Sources: #Rays getting inquiries on Colome, but setting price they believe is appropriately...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton claims to have only White Sox throwback jersey Chris Sale didn’t cut up

Chris Sale could be the best pitcher in the American League, but many are more familiar with him as the guy who went ballistic before a game last season and hacked up all of the Chicago White Sox’s throwback jerseys because he didn’t want to wear one. Or, should we say, all of the throwback jerseys except one. Adam Eaton, who like Sale was traded by Chicago in exchange for prospects...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones on Tony Romo playing: ‘You’ll know it when you see it’

Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys are not going to stop getting questions about the possibility of Tony Romo taking the field, whether they win or lose. If the Cowboys win, people will wonder if they should rest their starters, including Dak Prescott. If they lose, there will be talk about Prescott’s magic having run out. Not surprisingly, Jones doesn’t want to talk about either...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Foster: Steelers will deal with Burfict ‘whenever it gets to that’

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be getting reacquainted with Vontaze Burfict this weekend for the first time since he nearly decapitated Antonio Brown in a playoff game last year, and it is natural to wonder if revenge is in order. Burfict has a long history of dirty play, and much of it has come when facing the Steelers. Pittsburgh offensive lineman Ramon Foster knows all about Burfict...
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December 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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