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Roethlisberger resumes throwing at Steelers practice

Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus just eight days ago, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is already back to throwing passes in practice. Roethlisberger was spotted on the field Tuesday as the Steelers got some work in during their bye week. Eight days after knee surgery, Ben Roethlisberger is throwing on the Steelers’ practice field. pic...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Hardy sued for more than $200K in alleged unpaid car loans

Greg Hardy has not been able to find work since he finished an uninspiring season with the Dallas Cowboys last year, and that could be why he is supposedly behind on some hefty payments. A lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports shows that Hardy is being sued for more than $200,000 for allegedly failing to make payments on two cars he leased — a Ferrari and a Bentley. He leased the 2013...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos ‘growing frustrated’ with Thomas

Demaryius Thomas is one of the most physically gifted wide receivers in football, but he has a tendency to lose focus when he is not heavily involved in the game plan. That has reportedly become a source of frustration for the Denver Broncos. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher report, the Broncos are irritated with the number of mistakes Thomas has made this season. “The team...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Namath apologizes for calling out Geno Smith

Joe Namath ended up with egg on his face after he sent a tweet on Sunday questioning Geno Smith’s toughness, and the New York Jets legend has since apologized. On Tuesday morning, a day after it was revealed that Smith suffered a torn ACL, Namath sent the following tweet: @GenoSmith7 My bad Geno. In the dark ages we players had the say. I hope you heal and play as long as you...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Goff to get first-team reps during bye week

Los Angeles Rams fans are getting desperate for the team to give rookie quarterback Jared Goff a shot at the starting job, and the No. 1 overall pick may be taking a step in the right direction during the bye week. Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said he is sticking with Case Keenum in Week 9 after the bye, but he plans to give Goff some practice time with the first team. “Jared’s...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Carmelo wants athletes to do more beyond anthem protests

Carmelo Anthony is all for calling attention to issues of social injustice, but the New York Knicks star feels it is time for those who have been protesting to take the next step. In an interview with Howard Beck and Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report, Anthony said it is time for professional athletes and others to go beyond simply taking a knee or raising a fist during the national...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lester hosted party with Vedder after Cubs clinched pennant

When the Chicago Cubs finally finished guzzling champagne and Budweiser in the clubhouse following their NLCS-clinching win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night, the party was just beginning. The afterparty, which was held at Jon Lester’s house, featured a very special guest. Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of Pearl Jam and a diehard Cubbies fan, put on a private show at Jon...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Miller poses as reporter, asks question at Siemian presser

Trevor Siemian did enough to lead the Broncos to a win over the Houston Texans Monday night, but it was once again Denver’s defense that stole the show. And Von Miller clearly wanted the unit to be heaped in praise after the game. In order to get the credit he was seeking, Miller crashed Siemian’s press conference and asked the quarterback a question. Von Miller at Trevor Siemian...
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October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Rosen has nerve issue in his shoulder

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen has not played in the team’s last two games, and now we know why. UCLA head coach Jim Mora said on Monday that Rosen has a nerve issue in his shoulder that needs time to heal. UCLA has the upcoming weekend off but faces Colorado next Thursday. It’s uncertain whether Rosen will be able to play in that game. “My understanding is that once it starts going...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: 49ers open to trading Torrey Smith

The NFL trade deadline is coming up, which means we will be hearing chatter about potential trades. One player who appears to be available on the market is San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Niners are open to trading Smith. With Nov. 1 trade deadline one week from Tuesday, 49ers now open to trading WR Torrey Smith, per sources...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Leach has some interesting thoughts on Cubs fans

With the World Series set to begin on Tuesday in Cleveland, Mike Leach shared some interesting thoughts on the fans of one of the participating teams. During his press conference on Monday, Leach was asked who he would be rooting for in the World Series. He talked about being a fan of the American League, liking Joe Maddon, and described the type of people he feels root for the...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Arian Foster announces retirement from NFL

After seven-plus seasons in the NFL, Arian Foster has announced his retirement. In a blog post for UNINTERRUPTED, the 30-year-old cited his body and ambition being on different pages as the reason he’s hanging up his shoulder pads for good. BREAKING NEWS: @ArianFoster announces his retirement on UNINTERRUPTED. His story on why he’s walking away. pic.twitter.com/FK09XpkqUo — UNINTERRUPTED...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets DT on Geno Smith injury: I told him to get rid of the football

Geno Smith played less than a full half of football before suffering a season-ending injury, and one of his New York Jets teammates seems to think the quarterback could have avoided said injury by playing smarter. After Smith injured his knee in Sunday’s win over the Baltimore Ravens, defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson said he has urged the former West Virginia star to get rid...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue Jays want to negotiate with both Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista

The Toronto Blue Jays’ loss in the American League Championship Series was painful not just because it ended their World Series hopes, but because it may have been the last time two of the franchise’s iconic players took the field for them. While it seems like keeping both will be a tall order, Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said Monday that he wants to do whatever he can...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Signs point to Kyle Schwarber making World Series roster

The possibility of Kyle Schwarber making the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster appears to be realistic and not a dream. Schwarber, who suffered two torn ligaments in his knee in April that were supposed to knock him out for the season, was sent to the Arizona Fall League on Saturday. He played in a game on Monday and went 1-for-3 with a walk, double, and run scored. Now FOX's Ken...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians confirm Salazar will appear on World Series roster

The Cleveland Indians got some welcome news on Monday with regard to their pitching staff. Pitching coach Mickey Callaway informed pitcher Danny Salazar that he had made the World Series roster after recovering from injury. Danny Salazar says Mickey Callaway informed him that he's on the World Series roster. Callaway: Salazar could go 65-70 pitches. — Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Police recover car stolen from Kristen Ledlow during robbery

Police have made some progress in the hold up at gunpoint involving NBA TV host Kristen Ledlow. According to TMZ Sports, Atlanta police were able to recover Ledlow’s vehicle, which was among the things taken from her at gunpoint when she was held up at her apartment complex on Saturday. Ledlow was held up around 3:15 pm on Saturday as she pulled up to her apartment complex in her...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson has suggestion for settling ties in NFL

Russell Wilson is not a big fan of ties. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback was a part of one Sunday night, and he suggested a way to break the tie: a field goal contest. “Let’s say we’re the away team,” Wilson suggested, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “We win the coin toss, we get the ball on the 35-yard line going in. You kick one field goal. You can’t do anything else but a field...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Robinson ‘shocked’ by his struggles this year

Allen Robinson was a revelation for the Jaguars last season as he caught a franchise record 14 touchdown passes. This season he’s far off the numbers he posted last year, and that has him frustrated and searching for answers. Following a two-catch game Sunday against the Raiders, Robinson said he was “shocked” by his play this season. “I’m pretty shocked,” Robinson said via the...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Herman to Texas is ‘all but official’

Houston suffered a stunning loss on Saturday that sent the team tumbling out of the top 25, but that apparently has had no effect on a major program being interested in its head coach. In fact, a report on Monday claimed Tom Herman becoming the next head coach at Texas is essentially a done deal. Big rumor today is that Tom Herman to #Longhorns is "all but offical." Reliable...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowles has strong quote about Fitzpatrick's turnover problem

The New York Jets announced on Monday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will go back to being the team’s starting quarterback now that Geno Smith is out for the season with a torn ACL. And with that, an awkward situation has gotten that much more awkward. Fitzpatrick played well in relief of Smith on Sunday, completing 9 of 14 passes for 120 yards and a touchdown and leading the Jets to a win...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Sullinger out two to three months after foot surgery

Toronto Raptors new free agent acquisition Jared Sullinger may not see the court for them until the 2017 calendar year. Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri said on Monday that Sullinger is expected to miss two to three months after undergoing foot surgery, per Josh Lewenberg of TSN Sports. News of Sullinger missing extended time because of the injury, which apparently occurred...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson denies Joe Thomas trade rumors

Are the Cleveland Browns trading Joe Thomas? Not if you ask Hue Jackson. The Browns coach was very firm when the subject of a Thomas trade came up, and let the team’s official Twitter account make clear how Jackson feels about those stories. “We. Are. Not. Going. To. Trade. Joe. Thomas.” — Hue Jackson — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 24, 2016 There you have it. Thomas remains...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Andre Miller still wants to continue NBA career

40-year-old Andre Miller still has an itch to play for one more year. But the challenge now becomes finding a team willing to give him that opportunity. According to a report by Marc J. Spears of ESPN on Monday, Miller, who remains unsigned, still wants to continue his NBA career and is hoping to latch on with a playoff-caliber team. NBA free agent point guard Andre Miller, 40...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Metta World Peace survives Lakers cuts, makes team

Metta World Peace’s NBA career is alive and well. The veteran survived the last round of roster cuts on Monday, meaning he will make the final roster with the Los Angeles Lakers. A big reason World Peace survived was because Yi Jianlian requested and received his release. We know the Lakers value World Peace, particularly his veteran leadership. In fact, they were prepared to...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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