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Seahawks-Bills crew reportedly will not face discipline for errors

Walt Anderson’s officiating crew reportedly will not face any special discipline for their performance during the Monday Night Football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills. A source told ESPN’s Adam Caplan that the crew wouldn’t be disciplined for a series of mistakes made at the end of the first half, but would be subject to the typical officiating review conducted...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NFL investigating separate alleged Elliott incident

The NFL is reportedly seeking information regarding an alleged domestic violence incident that took place involving Ezekiel Elliott in February, which would be separate from the accusations the Dallas Cowboys running back faced in July. According to a report from USA Today, an NFL official reached out to authorities in Aventura, Fla., in late September to obtain information about...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade does not think fans understand why he left Miami

Dwyane Wade is a Miami Heat legend, which made his somewhat rocky departure from South Beach all the more stunning over the summer. As Wade prepares to return to Miami as a member of the Chicago Bulls, he admitted that he doesn’t think Heat fans understand why he left – and he isn’t sure he even wants them to. “I don’t think a lot of people understand,” Wade said Monday, via Sam...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick explains why he didn’t vote in election

Colin Kaepernick did not care to vote for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, so he did what nearly half of the registered voters in the United States decided to do — stayed home. The difference, at least according to many, is that Kaepernick has created a responsibility for himself to vote because of his very public protest of the national...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Trump victory creating racial divide in NFL locker rooms?

One of the most common lessons a parent teaches a child is to not discuss politics with friends you want to keep. The same can apparently be said of NFL players and their teammates. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report has spoken with more than two dozen current NFL players since Donald Trump won the presidential election, and he says there is “sharp contrast” in the opinions of white...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

FIU TE out for season after GF threw boiling water on him

Florida International tight end Jonnu Smith has played his last snap of college football because of an argument with his girlfriend that turned violent. Smith, FIU’s best NFL Draft prospect, suffered severe burns on his head, neck, back, shoulder and arm on Halloween when his girlfriend Mary Gaspar threw a pot of boiling water at him. Gaspar, who is five months pregnant with Smith...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jones confronted NFL investigator in Elliott case

No charges were filed against Ezekiel Elliott after he was accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend back in July, but the NFL continues to investigate the situation. From the sound of it, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones would like that investigation to end. Jane McManus of espnW.com reports that several people witnessed Jones raise his voice at Lisa Friel, the NFL’s lead domestic...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dion Lewis could return in Week 10 against Seahawks

Arguably the best offense in football could be getting even better this weekend, as New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis has been practicing and appears set to make his return. Lewis practiced for the fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, and Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com speculates that could be a sign he will face the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. Lewis began the season...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson admits he's not 100 percent after tearing ACL

It has been nearly 15 months since Jordy Nelson suffered a torn ACL in his right knee, and the Green Bay Packers star admits he still has not gotten back to full speed. Nelson is on pace for 1,000 receiving yards this season and ranks second among NFL receivers with seven touchdown catches, but anyone who has watched him knows he is hardly the same explosive player we saw in 2014...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Boone aware of future personal risks with concussions

For every NFL player who retires young due to concerns about head injuries, there are countless others who know the risks involved with playing football and are willing to accept them. Take Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Alex Boone, for example. Boone is set to return from what he believes is the first concussion of his career. He said this week that he is fulfilling a promise...
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November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jeremy Hellickson unlikely to accept qualifying offer

Jeremy Hellickson appears poised to test the free agent waters. According to a report from Fan Rag Sports’ Jon Heyman, Hellickson is unlikely to accept a qualifying offer from the Philadelphia Phillies. The 29-year-old pitcher received a qualifying offer from Philadelphia this week for $17.2 million. If he declines it, the Phillies would receive a compensatory draft pick. Hellickson...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr shares strong thoughts on ‘tough’ election result

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has a reputation for being a measured and deep thinker. His thoughts on the presidential election results reflect that. Kerr shared his thoughts Wednesday on Donald Trump winning the election and said the result was "tough" because of what went on during Trump's campaign. He also said the result was a microcosm of where society has gone...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Pirates, Nationals talked Andrew McCutchen trade

It’s not often that an MVP is available in a trade, but that apparently was the case with Andrew McCutchen. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates were discussing a trade of McCutchen last season. The teams ended up working out a deal that sent reliever Mark Melancon to Washington, but McCutchen stayed put. Rosenthal says there were...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban says he did not know Tuesday was Election Day

Either Nick Saban does not want to talk about politics, or he really is the most focused individual on the planet. While speaking with reporters on Wednesday, the Alabama football coach was asked about the election. He said he didn’t know Tuesday was Election Day. Saban says he didn't know yesterday was Election Day. "Focused on other things." — Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) November...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Carlisle: Metta World Peace could be ‘a good coach’

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle thinks that his former player Metta World Peace may have a future in coaching once his playing days are over. Before the Mavericks defeated the Lakers by the final of 109-97 on Tuesday night, Carlisle voiced his opinion that the veteran swingman has “a chance to be a good coach” because “he’s passionate and knowledgeable about the game,...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Rosen: Shoulder surgery went 10 times better than expected

Josh Rosen underwent shoulder surgery on Monday and says the procedure went better than expected. Rosen posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday that shows him with UCLA Bruins head coach Jim Mora. Mora came to visit Rosen on Monday night after the sophomore quarterback underwent shoulder surgery. The coach brought dessert to lift his QB's spirits. In his caption, Rosen said the surgery...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Reds do not intend to trade Joey Votto

Don’t go selling those Joey Votto jerseys just yet, Cincinnati. According to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday, the Reds have no intention of trading Votto, citing his leadership in the clubhouse along with his talent. The #Reds have no intention of trading Joey Votto, Reds say, citing not only his obvious talent, but his clubhouse leadership. — Bob Nightengale ...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

USC puts campus statues under wraps ahead of rivalry week

USC and UCLA are not scheduled to meet for another week and a half, but that hasn't stopped the Trojans from getting a head start at taking precautionary measures. As of Monday, the statue on USC's campus of mascot Tommy Trojan was wrapped up: Apparently #USC wanted to get a head start, Tommy Trojan is already taped up in anticipation for Rivalry Week against UCLA: pic.twitter...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets sought first-round pick in Sheldon Richardson trade talks

The New York Jets were willing to trade defensive end Sheldon Richardson at the NFL trade deadline, but nothing got done. The answer was, apparently, because of the price tag. According to Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Star-Telegram, the Dallas Cowboys spoke to the Jets about Richardson, but were told that he would cost a first-round pick in either 2017 or 2018. The Cowboys immediately...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Padres, Wil Myers to discuss extension

The San Diego Padres are moving forward into an uncertain future, but they at least appear to be committed to retaining one core piece. Padres general manager AJ Preller said on Wednesday that he’s planning to sit down with first baseman Wil Myers’ agent this week to begin discussing a contract extension, per Dennis Lindsey of the San Diego Union-Tribune. A.J. Preller said he plans...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants reportedly latest team to register interest in Aroldis Chapman

The San Francisco Giants are reportedly the latest team to reach out to Aroldis Chapman’s agent. The free agent reliever, who has also been linked to the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees, is reportedly garnering interest from the Giants as well. The #SFGiants, who would love a big-time closer, are meeting now with representatives for free agent Aroldis Chapman. — Bob Nightengale...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox not serious players for Encarnacion

Pump the brakes on the Edwin Encarnacion in Beantown talk for now. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox aren’t considered serious players at the moment for Toronto Blue Jays free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion. Instead, they are said to be focusing on shorter-term options such as Carlos Beltran and Kendrys Morales. The 33-year-old...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Brett Brown on the hot seat for Sixers?

Brett Brown has posted a horrendous record since taking over as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, but that was never really a concern. The team was constructed to be bad, as tanking was essentially part of the rebuilding plan. However, now in his fourth season as the team’s head coach, Philly is at a different point in “The Process,” and more is expected. The Sixers are off...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston still confident despite rocky start to career

A season and a half into his NFL career, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has lost a lot more often than he was used to. Winston has now played 24 NFL games and lost 15 of them. That comes after winning 26 of the 27 games he started at Florida State. It’s not something he’s used to, but the lack of success hasn’t dented his confidence. “Confidence-wise, it’s easy...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Cowboys reportedly in no rush to get Tony Romo on active roster

Tony Romo is practicing with the Dallas Cowboys this week for the second week in a row, but it does not sound like he is all that close to suiting up on game day. Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reported on Wednesday that the Cowboys coaching staff has “no plans to get Tony Romo back into a game anytime soon.” While Romo is said to have been cleared medically, Dallas is Dak Prescott...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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