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Police respond to altercation between Johnny Manziel and girlfriend

Johnny Manziel just can’t help himself. Fort Worth police confirmed to CBS News that police were called early Saturday to respond to a domestic altercation involving the Browns quarterback and his girlfriend. According to a police spokesperson, Manziel was not arrested and a report was in the process of being compiled. There are no real details of what, exactly, took place. The...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers replace Josh Smith with Austin Rivers on Staples Center banner

The Los Angeles Clippers are trying their hardest to forget Josh Smith as if he were Sarah Marshall. The first step? Cleansing Staples Center of any and all Smoove likenesses. Friday night’s “home” game against the Lakers brought along with it a noticeably different sight up in the rafters: a banner that had once featured an image of Smith officially being replaced by one...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Serena Williams: My boobs made it hard to love my body

Serena Williams will be vying for her seventh Australian Open title when she takes on Angelique Kerber in Melbourne on Saturday. The US superstar is hoping for her 22nd major title, which would be incredible, but she acknowledges she’s had some challenges along the way. Williams has openly talked about her body type for the past few years, saying that she’s dealt with a lot...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers had arthroscopic surgery on knee

Aaron Rodgers underwent minor surgery on his knee after the Green Bay Packers’ season came to an end two weeks ago. ESPN’s Jason J. Wilde and Rob Demovsky report that Rodgers had a minor scope on his knee within days after the Packers’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The report says a source described the scope as a “clean-up of an old injury.” Rodgers confirmed the surgery...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Kuechly gives Super Bowl weather forecast

Next Sunday, Luke Kuechly will take the field and play in Super Bowl 50. On Friday, the All-Pro linebacker told us what kind of weather the Panthers and Broncos can expect. Kuechly paid a visit to WCNC in Charlotte to try his hand delivering the forecast for the San Jose area for the upcoming week through next Sunday. The forecast Kuechly gave certainly looks much better than...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers players urging fans to attend games in San Diego

Some Chargers players are pretty pumped up that the team will be spending the 2016 season in San Diego, and they took to Twitter Friday to urge fans to attend the team’s home games. Shortly after the news was announced, wide receiver Keenan Allen said to fans the “stadium better be packed.” So it's looks like we are going to be in San Diego for another season. The stadium...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas shares how he committed credit card fraud

Gilbert Arenas has gone viral again for his social media antics, this time for sharing a tale of how he committed credit card fraud at a strip club. The former NBA All-Star shared on his Instagram account this week a post that details how he would profit at strip clubs. According to what Arenas wrote, his strategy was to have the strip club charge him $80,000 in dollar bills to...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Travis Kelce inks five-year, $46 million extension with Chiefs

Fake Gronk just got paid even better than Real Gronk. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network on Friday, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed tight end Travis Kelce to a five-year, $46 million extension. The deal comes with $20.5 million guaranteed and makes Kelce the second-highest paid tight end in the league in terms of average annual value behind only Jimmy Graham...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers owner says team will play in San Diego for 2016

Chargers owner Dean Spanos announced Friday that the team will remain in San Diego for the 2016 NFL season despite reaching agreement with the Rams on joining them in Inglewood. “Today I decided our team will stay in San Diego for the 2016 season and I hope for the long term in a new stadium,” Spanos announced in a statement. “I have met with Mayor Faulconer and Supervisor...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rams, Chargers have preliminary Inglewood stadium deal

The Los Angeles Rams have reached a deal in principle with the Chargers over the parameters of a stadium-sharing agreement in Inglewood, according to a report. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Friday that the two sides have a deal which would clear the way for the Chargers to move to Los Angeles if they wish to do so. The agreement doesn’t mean a move is definitely...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Art Briles: Cowboys ‘would be a great place’ for Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III’s college coach, Art Briles, thinks the Cowboys are an ideal fit for the quarterback. Briles, speaking at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, told Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News that such a pairing would be mutually beneficial. “You could have a dream. That would probably be making it come true,” Briles said of the prospect of Griffin on the Cowboys. “That...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers think Blake Griffin could miss two months with broken hand

Blake Griffin’s altercation with a team equipment staffer could end up costing him nearly the entire remainder of the regular season. The Clippers reportedly believe that Griffin’s broken hand could cause him to miss the next two months, according to ESPN’s Zach Lowe. Such a timetable would keep Griffin out until about two weeks before the playoffs begin, which means the Clippers...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Dr. Bennet Omalu would bet his medical license that O.J. Simpson has CTE

Dr. Bennet Omalu, whose work inspired the “Concussion” movie, strongly believes that O.J. Simpson suffers from CTE. Omalu originally identified the disease and he thinks Simpson exhibits a number of symptoms. “I would bet my medical license that he has CTE,” Omalu told People Magazine. “Given his profile, I think it’s not an irresponsible conclusion to suspect he has...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey may never watch tape of Holly Holm fight

Ronda Rousey slipped into a deep depression after losing to Holly Holm back in November, and it sounds like she has no intention of revisiting both the physical and emotional pain she felt after the fight. Rousey’s coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, told Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com this week that Rousey still has not watched any tape from her loss to Holm. In fact, she may never watch it...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Phelps distracts Oregon State free throw shooter with medals, Speedo (Video)

Michael Phelps made an appearance in the Arizona State student section Friday night to distract Oregon State free throw shooters. The Sun Devils are famous for their “Curtain of Distraction,” in which some sort of distraction is unveiled from behind the curtain as an opponent is about to shoot free throws. Friday, the distraction was Phelps, wearing a Speedo and a pile of Olympic...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

CBS says Mike Carey is ‘almost always right’

Mike Carey made his debut as the rules analyst for the NFL on CBS at the start of the 2014 season. Since then, he has become a punchline for NFL fans across the world. Carey’s explanations for certain calls and predictions for how official reviews are going to turn out often leave viewers scratching their heads. Sean McManus, the chairman of CBS Sports, feels that the criticism...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Draymond Green found out he was an All-Star from his mother on live TV (Video)

Draymond Green is an NBA All-Star for the first time, and he found out from his mother on live television. The Warriors forward was doing a straightforward interview with CSN Bay Area when, abruptly, they brought in his mother, Mary Babers-Green, with a special announcement. “How does she know this and I don’t know this is my question,” Green said. “You know I always know...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Norman will bow to Peyton Manning if he intercepts a pass

Josh Norman has a tremendous amount of respect for Peyton Manning. So much, in fact, that Norman is considering bowing to Manning if the Panthers cornerback records an interception in the Super Bowl. “He’s ‘The Sheriff,’ man. I’ve admired him since I grew up,” Norman said Thursday, via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com. “I have a lot of respect for that guy. … Even though...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Seahawks owner's yacht destroys stretch of coral reef

Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen owns one of the largest yachts in the world, and the massive boat recently caused extensive damage to a large stretch of marine life. The Cayman News Service reports that the anchor chain of Allen’s 300-foot yacht destroyed roughly 14,000 square feet of a protected coral reef in the Cayman Islands earlier this month. As...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Brown wants Browns to keep Johnny Manziel

Jim Brown has always been a Johnny Manziel supporter, and the Cleveland Browns legend is hoping the team doesn’t give up on the 23-year-old quarterback just yet. On Thursday, Brown told reporters that he does not believe getting rid of Manziel would solve any issues for the Browns. “To be honest, I don’t want to see him traded or anything like that,” Brown said, per Tom...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Former USC walk-on charged in drug smuggling case

Owen Hanson, a former walk-on football player at USC who played tight end for the Trojans in the early-2000s, is one of 22 people who have been charged with running a massive international drug smuggling and gambling ring. In an indictment unsealed on Thursday, federal authorities claim Hanson and several others ran an operation they called ODog Enterprise, which involved international...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tension exists between Sam Mitchell, T'Wolves players

With Flip Saunders having lost his battle with cancer back in October, Sam Mitchell has been thrust into the head coaching role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. And it is not going all that well. The T-Wolves have won just six games since beginning the season with a somewhat surprising 8-8 record. They have lost an eye-popping 18 of their last 21, and tension is starting to build...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Vin Scully may get Dodger Stadium street named after him

In an honor that would be long overdue, the Los Angeles Dodgers may finally honor Vin Scully by naming a street after him. The street that takes fans up through the Dodger Stadium parking gates is currently called Elysian Park Avenue, but some in the city are pressing to rename the street Vin Scully Avenue. “There’s no better way to recognize such an iconic Dodger as Hall of...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns owner not ready to give up on Johnny Manziel yet

New Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson may not want any part of Johnny Manziel, but the same cannot be said for the team’s owner. Jimmy Haslam expressed reluctance Thursday about parting ways with Manziel when asked about the possibility of dropping the quarterback. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, Haslam, speaking at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards, said he will...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy's partying a factor in Cowboys not wanting to re-sign him

The Dallas Cowboys made a controversial decision to sign Greg Hardy this season, and while his play on the field was strong, he apparently created headaches for the franchise off the field. Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reports that Hardy partied a lot this season and that the Cowboys are unlikely to bring him back as a result. “The problem for the Cowboys is Hardy partied a...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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