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Bryan Stork reportedly considering retirement after trade to Washington

Bryan Stork was traded by the Patriots to Washington, but it sounds like his NFL future is in question. Reports came out early Wednesday saying the Patriots were considering releasing Stork. They eventually agreed to trade Stork to Washington for a conditional 7th-round pick. But after being acquired by Washington, reports came out saying the center was considering retirement. Here...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

McIlroy admits he was ‘pleasantly surprised’ by Olympic golf

After being one of those most critical of the concept of Olympic golf, Rory McIlroy is sort of coming around on the concept. McIlroy admitted that he’d watched a bit of the golf and came away impressed with how it turned out. “It pleasantly surprised me,” McIlroy said Wednesday, via Jason Sobel of ESPN. “There was more people at the golf events than there was at the athletics....
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Mularkey says Titans will ‘find ways’ to get Derrick Henry on the field

DeMarco Murray will be the Tennessee Titans’ starting running back this season, but we should still be getting a healthy dose of Heisman winner Derrick Henry as well. Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said on Wednesday that, though he is behind Murray on the depth chart, the team will find ways to get Henry on the field, per Terry McCormick of TitanInsider. Mularkey said #Titans...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar, Jon Jones facing only one-year suspensions

Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones may have failed drug tests prior to UFC 200, but that does not necessarily mean the two will be suspended from competition for two years. As MMA Fighting points out, Lesnar and Jones both tested positive for Hydroxy-clomiphene. The U.S Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) considers this substance (as well as the Letrozole Jones also tested positive for) to be “specified...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Steven Adams might ‘shoot some threes’ with Kevin Durant gone

“Always look on the bright side of life,” the Monty Python crew once sang. With Kevin Durant jumping ship this offseason, Thunder center Steven Adams is trying his best to follow that advice. In a press conference at the North Shore Events Centre in his native New Zealand on Wednesday, Adams saw the good that Durant’s departure might do for his game next season. “It isn’t up to...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Madden’ developers hilariously respond to Dez Bryant criticism of rating

It’s “Madden” season, which means certain NFL players aren’t happy with their ratings. Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is one of them. Bryant received a 90 rating in “Madden ’17,” and he thinks that’s far too low. “I play Madden, I [expletive] love Madden,” Bryant said, via Will Brinson of CBS Sports. “They would do me like that? Oh my God. That is an insult, like why would you do that...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Huston Street cracks joke after season-ending knee surgery

Angels closer Huston Street is finished for the year after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday, but he’s trying his best to remain upbeat about the whole situation. Street, who has been sidelined since early August, needed the procedure due to “persistent medial knee pain,” but is expected to be back in 2017, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. ...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Cromartie explains situation with mother of first child

A representative for Antonio Cromartie shared some background regarding the situation between the NFL cornerback and the mother of his first child which helps explain the circumstances surrounding their case. On Tuesday we shared a report from TMZ Sports which said Cromartie used the money from his new contract with the Indianapolis Colts to pay back some owed child support, which...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers go public with Joey Bosa contract stalemate, no deal close

The stalemate between the San Diego Chargers and top pick Joey Bosa has gone very public and has the potential to get very ugly. Bosa turned down the latest offer from the Chargers, with the two sides “nowhere,” according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Chargers proposed to Joey Bosa what they made clear is their best offer, source says. It was declined. Offer...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: At least 20 MLB teams planning to scout Tim Tebow

Some of the Major League Baseball’s more successful teams are willing to at least give Tim Tebow a look as he tries to embark on a baseball career. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, at least 20 teams intend to send scouts to Tebow’s Aug. 30 showcase in Los Angeles. The Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, and Detroit Tigers are among teams that will send scouts to get a look at the...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Gronkowski calls out Cowboys over 'Do Your Job' sign

The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of the team. Bill Belichick wanted to emphasize that his players stop worrying about outside...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes says he will not opt out of Mets contract

Yoenis Cespedes says he is planning to do something that is extremely uncommon for a professional athlete — turn down the opportunity to get a massive raise. Cespedes, who is once again producing big numbers for the New York Mets this season, signed a three-year contract with the team this past winter. The total deal is worth $75 million, but Cespedes has the ability to opt out...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Devin Hester shares workout video, is not ready to retire

Devin Hester was released by the Atlanta Falcons last month and is recovering from offseason toe surgery, but the man many consider to be the best kick returner in NFL history is not yet ready to call it a career. On Wednesday, Hester shared a video on Instagram showing him planting and making cuts during a drill. A video posted by Devin Hester (@devin_anytime_hester_17...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Team Great Britain's matching Olympic luggage, caused issues

Filed under great ideas in theory but not quite in practice: matching luggage for Great Britain’s Olympic team. Sure, it’s cool and a nice show of solidarity at first, but then you get to baggage claim and you realize that you have a pretty big problem. Just ask members of Team GB who arrived back in London and went to claim their bags, only to find that there was no real way to...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson unloads on Olympic golf

You can add Zach Johnson to the list of golfers who have no intention of ever representing their country at the Olympics. After a practice round at the Barclays Championship on Monday, Johnson was asked if he watched any of the Rio Olympics. He said he watched “a lot,” but he most certainly didn’t follow along with the sport he plays. “Oh, I didn’t watch golf,” Johnson told Mark...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Brees says players do not trust league office, Goodell

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees knows what it’s like to be the victim of Roger Goodell’s firm disciplinary hand, and he believes that there are major trust issues between the league office and the players. Brees told CBS Sports Radio’s Tiki and Tierney on Wednesday that a multitude of factors have combined to bring about the erosion of trust. “I certainly don’t feel like...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees have offered to pay for rehab stint for Doc Gooden

The New York Yankees are reportedly willing to pay up to ensure Dwight Gooden gets the help he needs. The team, Gooden’s former drug counselor Ron Dock, and Gooden’s former teammate Darryl Strawberry all confirmed the offer, according to John Harper, Joseph Stepansky, and Stephen Rex Brown of the New York Daily News. “The Yankees saw the story and they called me and said, ‘What...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Archer mocks himself over hilarious hoodie mishap

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer has gone viral for forgetting how to put on a sweatshirt, and he is taking it quite well. Archer was in the process of putting on a hoodie after the fifth inning of his team’s eventual loss to the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night when he was informed that he was not going back into the game. The brief conversation must have distracted him...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Reporter: Browns trying to increase Gordon trade interest

Are the Cleveland Browns trying to better their chances of trading Josh Gordon by insisting they have no interest in trading Josh Gordon? One reporter isn’t ruling it out. On Tuesday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed that “multiple teams” have reached out to the Browns about Gordon and all have been told the 25-year-old wide receiver is not available. One of Schefter’s coworkers,...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Swimmer says Brazil officials tried to extort him for over $46K

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen, one of the four athletes who were involved in the gas station incident in Rio, says Brazilian officials tried to get him to pay a fine of more than $46,000 before he left the country. In a statement he released late Tuesday night, Feigen gave his account of what happened during the infamous incident and in the days after. After it had been determined...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texans won't rush JJ Watt back for Week 1

The Houston Texans are optimistic that J.J. Watt will not end up missing any regular season games, but that does not mean they are planning to bring him back before he is 100 percent healthy. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Watt’s status for Week 1 and Week 2 remains uncertain because the Texans do not want to rush him back and risk his long-term health. While the team...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Carmelo Anthony 'unlikely' to win NBA title

Carmelo Anthony is one of the best players Jim Boeheim has ever coached, and the man in charge of the Syracuse basketball program has always been more than willing to share his thoughts on Anthony’s NBA career — even if they can sound quite harsh. Boeheim said earlier this week that Anthony winning his third gold medal at the Olympics proves he is worthy of a place in basketball...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Griffin plans to re-sign with Clippers, won't be traded

Blake Griffin has no plans to leave Los Angeles next summer and the Clippers have no intentions of shipping him off before then, according to a report. Citing sources close to Griffin, Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders wrote Tuesday that Griffin is “not open to going anywhere” other than L.A. next season. Clippers coach and president of basketball operations Doc Rivers recently...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lawsuit over Hall of Fame Game refiled after McAfee comments

A lawsuit that was filed against the NFL earlier this month over the cancellation of the Hall of Fame Game was refiled on Tuesday, and the lawyer leading the charge believes his case has gotten even stronger. If you remember, the NFL’s first preseason game was cancelled because of a disaster with the field turf. Fans did not find out until shortly before kickoff that the game would...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WWE, Stephanie McMahon troll Brock Lesnar with $500 fine

If Brock Lesnar is genuinely being disciplined by the WWE for cutting Randy Orton with some brutal elbows in the ring during their match at SummerSlam on Sunday, then the punishment has to be different from the one Stephanie McMahon stated on Tuesday. McMahon had said on RAw Monday that there will be “repercussions” for Lesnar. On Tuesday, she said Lesnar would be fined $500. Seriously...
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August 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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