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The St. Louis Rams pulled off a blocked field goal in incredible fashion on Sunday. St. Louis was already down 37-27 with two minutes left and very little chance of a comeback, but that didn’t stop Darren Bates from going all-out. Bates perfectly timed the snap, hurdled the hunter, and then he hopped in front...Read More
E.J. Gaines was knocked out and later carted off the field after being drilled by teammate T.J. McDonald on a hit during Sunday’s Giants-Rams game. Gaines dove to break up a second down pass from the Giants intended for Odell Beckham Jr. At the same time, McDonald launched himself to try making a hit on...Read More
Cam Newton had some harsh words for fans at Sunday’s Panthers-Browns game who cheered when Johnny Manziel was injured. According to AP reporter Steve Reed, Newton said the move by the fans was “classless.” “We are better than that,” Newton added. Not only was Newton saying that because cheering an injured player is a poor...Read More
Jameis Winston was cleared in the hearing regarding his alleged violation of Florida State’s code of conduct. The hearing regarding a charge that Winston sexually assaulted a female student in 2012 was completed on Dec. 3, and a decision was finally rendered by retired Florida superior court justice Major Harding. Harding decided that there was...Read More
Three players were ejected from Sunday’s Giants-Rams game after a late hit on Odell Beckham Jr. led to a fight between the teams. Beckham caught a pass on 1st-and-10 in the second quarter and took it out of bounds for six yards. Rams LB Alec Ogletree forced him out and then finished his tackle of Beckham out of bounds. Beckham responded by throwing the ball at Ogletree, who gave...
Stop me if you have heard this before: Cedric Benson was arrested for an alcohol-related offense. Benson, who starred at Texas before enjoying a 7-year career in the NFL, was arrested Saturday night after arguing with a woman inside a taxi cab in Austin, according to a report. Austin police records say there was a...Read More
Richard Sherman continued his trash talking war with Patrick Peterson ahead of the Sunday night game between the Seahawks and Cardinals. In the latest edition of the trash talk between the two, Sherman said the Arizona star cornerback’s performance this season would likely have him benched in Seattle. Sherman spoke with NBC’s Bob Costas ahead of the game and was asked whether...
Dominic Raiola committed yet another dirty play when he stomped on the ankle of Ego Ferguson, who laid on the ground in an indefensible position during the third quarter of Sunday’s Lions-Bears game. Raiola avoided a penalty on the dirty play, but he may not be able to avoid a fine if the NFL is...Read More
Philip Rivers is playing through a pretty significant back injury, according to a report. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Sunday that Rivers has a bulging disc in his back that is on the verge of being herniated, yet the quarterback is still playing for the Chargers. The issue began to bother Rivers three weeks ago but he has not missed any games. Rivers did miss practice Wednesday...
We already knew that Arian Foster was a premier rusher and pass-catcher, but who knew that he also could throw the ball? With new quarterback Case Keenum leading the offense, Bill O’Brien decided to reach into his bag of tricks and run the old halfback pass play in the red zone. The result was a TD pass by Foster just before halftime to give the Texans a 16-0 lead over the Ravens...
After all that has happened in the nation’s capital this season, is it possible that Robert Griffin III and Jay Gruden could both be back with the Washington Redskins in 2015? According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder does not want to give up on RG3 and start over at...Read More
The Tennessee Titans are reportedly interested in making a move for Jay Cutler should the Chicago Bears decide to cut ties with their $100 million man after the season. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Titans began doing their homework on Cutler as soon as Bears coach Marc Trestman decided to bench the veteran for Week 16. Rapoport adds that Tennessee is at the...
The Cleveland Browns are anything but convinced that Johnny Manziel is their franchise quarterback of the future. In the wake of Manziel’s horrendous NFL starting debut against the Cincinnati Bengals last week, head coach Mike Pettine has openly admitted that the team will still have doubts about Manziel even if he plays well over the final two games of the regular season. Do...
Ryan Howard can never argue that Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has not been honest with him. After trading shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Amaro told 97.5 The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli that the Phillies are trying to move Howard next. In fact, Amaro says he told Howard that the team...Read More
What’s the only way Steve Alford could put his team’s embarrassing and pathetic performance Saturday into a reasonable context? By giving Kentucky all the praise he possibly could. Alford’s UCLA Bruins, yes, the same program that has won a record 11 national championships, were held to just seven points in the first half of their...Read More
South Alabama football coach Joey Jones was bloodied during the entertaining Camellia Bowl in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday after being inadvertently kicked on the sidelines by one of his players. Here is a close-up of Jones trying to help his player before taking a cleat to the grill: You would hope that Jones would at least have a victory to show for his battle scars, but...
Robin Lopez responded to rumors that Khloe Kardashian might have interest in him with some fantastic sarcasm. There have not been any reports that Lopez and Kardashian are dating, but a gossip item said the reality TV personality has interest in the Trail Blazers center. Here is the item from the New York Daily News that started the rumors: We’re told that Khloe Kardashian is...
Alex Rodriguez has been making his way around football stadiums this year. Back in October, he was in Dallas to take in the Cowboys-Giants game. He also made it to Tuscaloosa for a matchup between Alabama and Arkansas. On Saturday, Rodriguez was present at Levi’s Stadium to check out the Niners and Chargers. Prior to...Read More
DeSean Jackson finally had a reason to celebrate during the football season: his Washington Redskins won a game where he had over 100 yards, and the best part is it came against his former team. Jackson had four catches for 126 yards — including a pair of 50-plus yard catches — in Washington’s 27-24 home...Read More
One of the funnier memes in the college football world involves Dan Mullen being a dead ringer for Cousin Eddie from the Vacation movies. Apparently Mullen is in on the joke. Mullen shared a photo on his Twitter account Saturday of him with his wife Megan at his Mississippi State staff party. Take note of...Read More
The Brooklyn Nets have admitted their efforts to become a contender did not work out as planned, and now they are trying to rebuild and trade away some of their valuable pieces. The Nets reportedly have made Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez and Deron Williams available for trade, and Williams sounds like one of the players who could actually be dealt. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports...
Tempers flared late in the first half of Saturday’s game between Louisville and Western Kentucky, resulting in one player getting ejected. After a missed shot, there was a scramble to gain possession of the ball, which led to a scrum on the floor. While on the ground, Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell had the ball wrestled away from him. Upon reaching his feet, an angry Harrell...
More ABC News Videos | ABC World News A new video details what happened in the aftermath of the elevator incident between Ray Rice and then-girlfriend, now wife Janay Palmer. ABC’s “Good Morning America” obtained the full video of the incident and says the extended version shows Palmer completely changing in her mentality. According to...Read More
Post by Memphis Grizzlies. Now this is what the Christmas spirit is all about. The Memphis Grizzlies went above and beyond to help one of the team’s interns, whose car was stolen. Some Grizzlies players came together and went in to buy a car for Brandon, the team’s personnel intern. Courtney Lee posted a few...Read More
Jim Harbaugh is torn over his coaching future and undecided whether to take the Michigan job or remain in the NFL. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Harbaugh wants to stay in the NFL, where he has been since taking over the San Francisco 49ers in 2011. However, his family and friends are encouraging him to take the Michigan job. Harbaugh is in the fourth year of a 5-year contract...
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