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Arian Foster gives repetitive answer to reporters questions

TweetHouston Texans running back Arian Foster hasn’t been the biggest fan of the media lately. After not speaking to reporters since last season, Foster broke his silence Wednesday, but didn’t really offer much in terms of substance. Here’s a transcription of Foster’s brief conversation with reporters, courtesy of CSN Houston and Deadspin: Question: How do you feel? Were...
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Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson rekindle Twitter beef

TweetPatrick Peterson cashed in on a big extension Tuesday, but not without fellow All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman throwing some jabs Peterson’s way on Twitter. First, Peterson announced the details of his extension. Sherman shortly after RT’d some stats that favored well, of course, himself: Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson combined to allow 8 touchdown passes in 2013...
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Patrick Peterson agrees to monster extension with Cardinals

TweetYou knew once Richard Sherman got paid, the rest of the top cornerbacks in the NFL would be quick to follow suit. Patrick Peterson appears to be latest top DB to cash in. According to his twitter account, Peterson has agreed to a 5-year extension with the Arizona Cardinals that is worth $70.05 million overall and includes $48 million in guaranteed money: Happy to announce my...
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Andre Reed on potential Bills owner: ‘F-ck Bon Jovi!’

TweetTuesday is the deadline for buyers to submit their interest in purchasing the Buffalo Bills and if it were up to one Bills great, one candidate would clearly be excluded. Soon-to-be Hall of Famer Andre Reed had some strong words for Jon Bon Jovi in regards to Bon Jovi’s pursuit of buying the Bills: In a feature piece published Tuesday by New York Magazine, Reed offered a strong...
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Report: Blake Griffin sitting out from Team USA due to back fracture

TweetLos Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin recently withdrew from playing for Team USA this summer to rest for the upcoming season. Apparently, Griffin is also recovering from a small fracture in his back. Per ESPN: Griffin withdrew last week from Team USA training camp for the FIBA World Cup because he was advised by doctors to give a small fracture in his back more time...
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Joe Thomas compares a current Browns QB to Tom Brady?

TweetThere’s a ton of hype surrounding the Cleveland sports scene. For one, the Cavaliers landed that James guy in free agency. Likewise, the Browns drafted high-profile Johnny Manziel to battle with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB role. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, speaking to the media after practice Monday, claims one of the Browns QBs has a lot of the same characteristics...
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WATCH: D-Rose throws down huge dunk at Team USA practice

TweetWondering if Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose has lost any of his trademark athleticism? Well, check out this video of Rose dunking during Team USA practice Monday, courtesy of the NBA: That’s a 6’3″ guard with his head rim-level, off of one drop step. I’m sold. If Rose is anywhere near the same athlete he was pre-injury in 2012, the Bulls may emerge as the best team in...
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Ndamukong Suh contract talks halted until after 2014 season

TweetDetroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is due for a new contract, but he won’t be getting an extension anytime soon. According to a report from ESPN, the Lions are tabling contract negotiations with the All-Pro until after the season in an effort to focus more on the upcoming season. Suh, drafted 2nd overall in 2010, signed a 5-year, $65 million contract that carries...
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Poll says LeBron’s reputation best it’s been since “The Decision”

TweetHow much of an affect has LeBron James‘s decision to return to Cleveland done for his popularity? According to a recent poll, this latest decision has made LeBron his most likable since 2010. According to a poll taken this month by California-based E-Poll, Americans like James more than they ever have since he made the “Decision” to leave the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat...
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RG3 on Gruden: 'It’s good having coaches that believe in you'

TweetLast season Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III endured a lot of adversity, both on the field and off the field. RGIII struggled to regain his form after suffering a torn ACL late in his rookie season, then had to deal with speculation whether or not former head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle — Mike’s son — wanted Griffin as his clear starter...
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Sherman, Kobe homer at Charity softball game in front of 22,000 fans

TweetOver 20,000 fans came out to see Seattle Seahawks star cornerback Richard Sherman and a slew of other top athletes Sunday at Sherman’s charity softball game. Sherman’s event featured a litany of Seahawks teammates, including quarterback Russell Wilson, defensive end Michael Bennett, wide receiver Doug Baldwin and safety Earl Thomas. Also playing was Kobe Bryant, who said...
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Report: Suns interested in RFA Greg Monroe

TweetAccording to a report from Huffington Post’s Jordan Schultz, the Phoenix Suns are considering extending an offer sheet for Pistons restricted free agent Greg Monroe: Hearing Suns may be considering a Greg Monroe offer. They have space to get both him and Bledsoe but would lose cap flexibility long-term. — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) July 20, 2014 Phoenix has been struggling...
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Free Agent Signings Changing the NBA Landscape

TweetWhile much of the NBA free agent focus this summer has been on LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, there has been no shortage of interesting moves that could impact the NBA standings in 2015. After capturing the media spotlight during the NBA Eastern Conference Final with his on- and off-court taunting of LeBron James, shooting guard Lance Stephenson has left the Indiana Pacers...
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Tracy McGrady starts minor league All-Star Game, retires

TweetTracy McGrady‘s pro basketball career may have ended sooner than he would have liked due to numerous injuries, but as a consolation he was able to exit pro baseball on his own terms. McGrady, an 11-time NBA All-Star, retired from baseball after registering his first career strikeout, in the minor league all-star game no less. T-Mac struck out the last batter he faced, Atlantic...
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Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Hornets

TweetAccording to reports from the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets have agreed to a three-year deal with Indiana Pacers unpredictable free agent guard Lance Stephenson worth at $9 million per season: The Charlotte Hornets will sign Lance Stephenson to a 3-year contract, the last season a team option, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 16, 2014 Under...
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Paul George: I Plan on Being More Physical

TweetIndiana Pacers forward Paul George took a big step last season towards becoming a star in the NBA, but he still has room for improvement. The 2-time All-Star realizes that a weakness in his game is physicality, and he’s working towards correcting this flaw. “I plan on being a lot more physical this year,” George said, per the Indianapolis Star. “I really plan [on] taking...
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Latest NBA Free Agency Updates

TweetThe past weekend was a busy one on the NBA free agency front, which was expected after LeBron James revealed his destination. With that being said, let’s catch up with some of the most news-worthy moves from the weekend: Carmelo Anthony chooses to remain in New York for 5 years, $122-128 mil – The longer it took Anthony to make his decision, the more likely it seemed that...
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Chris Bosh agrees to five-year deal to stay with Heat

TweetDespite LeBron James leaving Miami for the Cavaliers, forward Chris Bosh has decided to re-sign with the Heat for the maximum: Chris Bosh is finalizing an agreement to return to Miami on a five-year, $118M deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Bosh was reportedly considering an offer to sign with the Houston Rockets after...
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Watch: Eric Griffin dunks on Shane Larkin in NBA Summer League

TweetLet’s all take a quick break from the endless LeBron James to Cleveland coverage to watch an actual basketball highlight, featuring Dallas Mavericks summer league forward Eric Griffin embarrassing Shane Larkin from the Knicks with this ridiculous dunk: Griffin went undrafted in 2012 and has stints with the Lakers and Miami Heat summer league teams under his belt mixed in...
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Report: Rockets finalizing deal to send Jeremy Lin to Lakers

TweetAccording to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a trade for point guard Jeremy Lin: The Houston Rockets is finalizing a deal to send Jeremy Lin to the Lakers, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Ridding themselves of Lin’s contract will give the Rockets the necessary...
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LeBron James returning to the Cavaliers

TweetPer a report via Sports Illustrated, LeBron James will be signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers. “I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there. I just didn’t know when,” James stated in the essay. ” After the season, free agency wasn’t even a thought. But I have two boys and my wife, Savannah, is pregnant with a girl. I started thinking...
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Torn elbow sidelines Yankees Tanaka for six weeks

TweetNew York Yankees star rookie starter Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn UC in his pitching elbow that will sideline the right-hander at least six weeks, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Thursday. Tanaka suffered the injury to the ulnar collateral ligament to his right arm but the injury will not require Tommy John surgery. Three doctors agreed that a platelet...
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Report: Andre Johnson requests trade from Texans

TweetHouston Texans star wide receiver Andre Johnson stated recently that he is unsure if he’ll play for the Texans this season and according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Johnson has informed the team that he wanted to be traded: Details of divide between Andre Johnson & #Texans is posting on @NFL.com. He told them he wants to play for another team. Houston...
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Hornets Offer Gordon Hayward Max Deal

TweetFree agency is a period full of surprises and moments that can completely change the outlook of the upcoming season. The Charlotte Hornets wasted no time taking advantage of free agency, offering Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward, a max deal. The offer is reportedly a 4 year deal worth $63 million. The addition of Hayward would make the Hornets one of the best teams in the Eastern...
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Richard Sherman on Michael Crabtree: I hope to choke him out the rest of my career

TweetAfter the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers to advance to the Super Bowl back in January, Seahawks superstar cornerback Richard Sherman made headlines with his animated post-game interview where he went at Niners receiver Michael Crabtree. When asked if his feelings have since changed Sherman states that the beef between the two will remain, as far as he’s...
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