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DeAngelo Hall: Mike Shanahan micromanaged Jim Haslett

The Washington Redskins had one of the worst defenses in the league in 2013. The 29.9 points per game they allowed was tied for 30th in the league. The two years prior were not much better, as the Skins finished in the bottom 10 in the league in 2011 and 2012. DeAngelo Hall believes Mike […]
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ashley Wagner rips Olympic judges: ‘People need to be held accountable’

US figure skater Ashley Wagner brought us the equivalent of McKayla Maroney’s “not impressed” face at this year’s Olympics. Wagner has received some scores in Sochi that she is not happy with, and she feels that she has been treated unfairly by the judges. After finishing seventh in the ladies’ individual event on Thursday, she […]
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Squirrel strikes incredible Heisman pose

I don’t care if this photo is real, fake, Photoshop or something else. It is fantastic. Couldn’t you just see the squirrel strapping on a leather helmet and going heads up with another squirrel with an acorn on the line? Beautiful. This rascal is definitely my Heisman favorite for 2014. H/T Sports Grid
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The real reason why the US vs Canada hockey game matters

Need we say more? via @commandsign
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis getting back together?

A few weeks after reporting that Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis had broken up, the New York Post’s Page Six now says the two are getting back together. Page Six says the couple hit a “rocky patch” a few months ago but like many other couples, they got back together and are trying to work […]
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals veterans get “old guy” jerseys in response to prospect’s comment

After a 2013 season that saw the Kansas City Royals finish with 86 wins (their most since 1989) expectations are high around the team’s spring training facilities in Surprise, Arizona. The Royals boasted a pitching staff that led the American League in ERA (3.45) last season and, despite the loss of Ervin Santana, still has […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers unveil new “enhanced” logo

Times are changing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Gone is Greg Schiano, who compiled an 11-21 record in two seasons at the helm. In is former Chicago Bears head coach, and one-time Bucs linebackers coach, Lovie Smith. It also sounds like there could be significant shuffling of the roster. In keeping with the theme, players […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ford’s reaction during women’s gold medal hockey match was priceless (GIF)

      In the first of two matchups in two days between the hockey teams from the United States and Canada the ladies from north of the border came away with a 3-2 victory in the gold medal game on Thursday. The U.S. held a 2-0 lead with 3:26 remaining in regulation only to […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Williams had stripper pole in living room of party house

If there’s such a thing as the “Andrew Bynum of the NFL,” Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams would have to be close to earning the title. Williams caught a franchise-record 11 touchdowns in his rookie season in 2010 and was signed to a six-year, $40.25 million contract extension before last season that included […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sports writer dropped by Chicago Sun-Times for giving postgame lecture to team

The Chicago Sun-Times is no longer using the services of freelance sports writer Clyde Travis after he went into the locker room of a high school basketball team after the game he covered and proceeded to lecture the team with a speech. Jim Romenesko has the scoop, and there apparently was video of Travis lighting […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets considering signing Jason Collins

The Brooklyn Nets worked out Jason Collins this week in Los Angeles and are giving “strong consideration” to signing him, ESPN reports. Nets GM Billy King confirmed to the NY Daily News’ Stefan Bondy that the team worked out Collins this week. Collins reportedly was in shape for the workout. Collins, 35, played for the […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook puts birthday message to mother on shoes

Russell Westbrook is returning to the lineup for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night after missing 27 straight games because of a knee injury. Not only is this a big day for the Thunder and Westbrook, but it’s also a special day for the point guard’s mother, who is celebrating her birthday. Westbrook decided […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper rape accuser says she woke up with him having sex with her without condom

Earlier on Thursday we passed along a report from NBC Miami saying that Darren Sharper was being investigated for an alleged sexual battery in Miami Beach. This investigation is separate from the 11 druggings and seven rapes in four states he’s already suspected of. At first the details of the alleged Miami Beach incident were […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant ‘not cool’ with Lakers trading Steve Blake

The Lakers made it pretty clear that they are rebuilding and aiming for the best draft pick possible when they traded Steve Blake to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks. Blake wasn’t with the Lakers long enough to really become a total fan favorite, but his departure didn’t sit […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Louie Sanchez, Marvin Norwood plead guilty in Bryan Stow beating

Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood pleaded guilty Thursday to beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow on Opening Day at Dodger Stadium in 2011. Sanchez, 31, received an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to felony mayhem charges for punching Stow from behind, causing the 45-year-old former paramedic to fall on the pavement and suffer […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

US women’s hockey came an inch away from gold over Canada (GIF)

The US women’s hockey team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Canada in the gold medal game on Thursday. It was a bittersweet feeling for the US as they received their silver medals after blowing a 2-0 lead with just 3:26 remaining in the game. Canada was able to cut America’s lead to one on a […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN says Jenny Dell is free to pursue other opportunities

Less than a month after NESN sideline reporter Jenny Dell was taken off Red Sox games, it appears she is leaving the network altogether. Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, who oversees NESN’s on-air operations, told reporters on Thursday morning that Dell is free to pursue other opportunities. “I think that we talked about it internally […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James thanks father for never being there

LeBron James and his multimillion fortune are not going to get much sympathy from your average American, but everyone has their problems. For LeBron, one of them was growing up without a father. LeBron’s mother Gloria gave birth to him when she was 16. His father, Anthony McClelland, was never in the picture. During his […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy Greg Ellis: Michael Sam should be careful with butt slaps

Most of you probably have no idea who former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Greg Ellis is, and those of you who do have likely forgotten about him. And as we know, players who have been forgotten often enjoy reminding people of their existence by making idiotic comments. Ellis did just that with his recent remarks about […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma self-reported players eating too much pasta to NCAA

Schools self-report minor infractions to the NCAA every year, most of which the public never hears about. Most of the violations have to do with recruiting players, but every now and then a team like the Oklahoma Sooners will report an eating violation. Earlier this week, Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman shared a list of […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Darren Sharper subject of Miami sexual battery investigation

The hits just seem to keep on coming for former NFL safety Darren Sharper, who is currently under investigation for several sexual assault cases. Sharper was formally charged with drugging and raping two women last week, but there is plenty of reason to believe his troubles won’t end there. In addition to the seven rapes […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Head coach Joe Philbin takes responsibility for Dolphins mess

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin took responsibility on Thursday for the drama that has unfolded in the team’s locker room over the past four months involving offensive linemen Richie Incognito, Jonathan Martin, and others. He described the behavior that is outlined in the Ted Wells report as “unacceptable” and “inappropriate.” “It needs to be […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks signs with Roc Nation Sports

Roc Nation Sports added another talented athlete to its growing list on Thursday, as the agency announced that it has signed New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. Victor Cruz, Nicks’ teammate, was one of the first big names to sign with Jay-Z’s agency last year. Like Cruz, Nicks will be represented by both Roc […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kate Hansen shares video of possible wolf in Sochi Olympics hallway

There have been a number of stories about stray dogs wandering around Sochi at the Winter Olympics. Some have been adopted by athletes while others are left to bark at skiers during their training runs. Stuff got real on Wednesday night when US luger Kate Hansen may have spotted a wolf roaming the hallways of […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Austrian hockey team sorry for partying after win, before big game

The Austrian national hockey team surprised everyone — themselves included — when they defeated Norway in the final game of group play at the Winter Olympics. The win came on the heels of an 8-4 loss against Finland and 6-0 loss to Canada, so you can understand why the team was excited. In hindsight, the […]
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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