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Peyton Manning Will Feed 20K For Thanksiving

TweetIf you have ever wondered how many people two thousand turkeys can feed, Denver Broncos’ quarterback is about to help make the math a bit easier. Manning, through his PeyBack Foundation, will provide the turkeys – and all the fixings – for the Thanksgiving holidays for 1,000 families in Denver and another 1,000 families in Indianapolis. The food is expected to feed 20...
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Richard Sherman releases ‘Letters of Boom’ iPhone word game

Tweet Everyone knows Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is a man of many words. It makes sense, then, that he has lent his name and voice to a new iPhone word game. The aptly named “Letters of Boom” game officially hit the Apple App Store on Wednesday. Developed by digital agency Digital Kitchen, which has offices in Seattle, the game costs $1.99 to download and currently...
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U.S. Government freezes IndyCar drivers assets, his return is highly unlikely

Tweet Continued U.S. sanctions against supporters of Russian president Vladimir Putin apparently will cost an impressive Verizon IndyCar Series driver a chance to race in this country another season. Sam Schmidt, a co-owner of Indianapolis-based Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, told The Indy Star this week that Mikhail Aleshin’s financial contributions to the race team are not...
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Wrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed

Tweet The timeline may be off for the Chicago Cubs to have the Wrigley Field bleacher renovation done by opening day. Cubs spokesman Julian Green says unseasonably cold and windy weather is partly to blame. He also says city of Chicago crews installing a new water main are also keeping the Cubs from starting deep foundational work. The home opener against St. Louis is April...
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Mallett out for the season, Fitzpatrick to start for the Texans

Tweet Ryan Fitzpatrick says he’ll start for the Houston Texans on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans with Ryan Mallett out for the season. O’Brien wouldn’t say what Mallett’s injury was on Monday, but the Texans placed him on injured reserve on Wednesday, ending his season. Fitzpatrick started the first nine games before being benched during the bye week in favor of Mallett...
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Watch: Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin rip NFL during press conference

Tweet You can always count on Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to spark some controversy, and he did just that Tuesday. In on of the most bizarre press conferences you might ever see, Sherman and teammate Doug Baldwin called out a number of concerning contradictions the NFL imposes on players, including endorsements, fines and players safety. Watch: Well, alright....
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Pacers Paul George resolved paternity suit

Tweet A paternity case between NBA Indiana Pacers player Paul George and former stripper Daniela Rajic was reportedly resolved Tuesday. ‘They have reached a settlement with full joint custody and a financial package,’ Harriet Newman Cohen, who is George’s attorney, told Page Six. She continued, ‘They will be raising their daughter together. Paul George had always intended...
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Matthew Slater, Patriots agree to two-year extension

Tweet Four-time special teams captain Matthew Slater has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Patriots, according to NFLPA records. The deal, which runs through 2016, is official and has been filed with the league. Robert Kraft mentioned at the Super Bowl that Slater would be a priority to re-sign during his contract year, so the writing has been on the wall...
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Floyd Mayweather throws shade at Pacquiao on Instagram

Tweet Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Floyd Mayweather. Floyd Mayweather wants to antagonize Manny Pacquiao. So until Mayweather decides that he’s had enough, we get to watch more jokes at Pacquiao’s expense on Instagram. Granted, this is a humorous remembrance of the time Pacquiao was knocked out by Juan Manuel Marquez and a step up from Mayweather calling Pacquiao...
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The Derrick Rose saga continues, leaves game early with hamstring tightness

TweetThe saga of the injury issues of Derrick Rose continues to amaze, with another game being finished without him, as the Chicago Bulls lose to the Denver Nuggets 114-109, once again having to deal for almost an entire game without their biggest star. Rose missed four games with a hamstring injury before returning to play rather well against the Utah Jazz. Turns out fitness isn’t...
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The Derrick Rose saga continues

Tweet The saga of the injury issues of Derrick Rose continues to amaze, with another game being finished without him, as the Chicago Bulls lose to the Denver Nuggets 114-109, once again having to deal for almost an entire game without their biggest star. Rose missed four games with a hamstring injury before returning to play rather well against the Utah Jazz. Turns out fitness...
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Jets sit Vick, name Geno Smith starter

Tweet As the New York Jets continue to search desperately for any positive momentum offensively, the team announced it will switch starting quarterbacks again. The Jets announced via their verified Twitter account early Wednesday morning Michael Vick will be benched in favor of Geno Smith. “QB Update: Rex met with Geno Smith & Mike Vick this morning and told the QBs that...
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Robert Griffin III is benched for Colt McCoy against the Colts

Tweet The Washington Redskins will bench Robert Griffin III against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, News4’s Dianna Russini confirmed Wednesday. Colt McCoy will start in his place. “While Griffin is not a part of Washington’s plan for Sunday’s game, he still appears to be a significant part of the Redskins’ long-term plan, according to another source,” ESPN’s Adam...
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Lovie Smith: 2-9 Bucs are still in playoff contention

Tweet Just how bad has the NFC South been this season? So bad that at 2-9, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are just 2 games out of first place. Because they are a couple wins away from playoff contention, Bucs head coach Lovie Smith sees no reason to evaluate younger players in the final month of the regular season. “We’re two games out of first place,” Smith said Monday...
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Dwight Howard out Indefinitely

Tweet Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will miss his third straight game, sitting out Monday against the New York Knicks due to his strained right knee. Point guard Patrick Beverley, who has a strained left hamstring, also will miss the game, the team announced. Dwight Howard (strained right knee) & Patrick Beverley (strained left hamstring) are both out tonight vs New...
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Johnny Manziel entourage allegedly involved in brawl over the weekend

TweetLooks like Johnny Football might be changing his name to Johnny Fight Club. Per multiple reports, a group including Cleveland Browns rookie QB Johnny Manziel was involved in an altercation at a high-end apartment complex in Cleveland late Friday night. Per CleveScene.com: An eager Cleveland Browns fan sparked a massive fight at The 9 when he approached Johnny Manziel and his...
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The Bills won’t lose much money from relocating game to Detroit

Tweet Buffalo’s NFL team won’t drop big bills Monday night by moving their “home” game to Detroit’s Ford Field, say spokesmen for the club and the league. NFL franchises typically collect well more than $2 million for hosting each home game. Most of that is income derived from ticket sales. But the league and its teams can tap insurance policies that cover contingencies...
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Report: Hanley Ramirez, Red Sox agree to $88 Million deal

Tweet The Boston Red Sox agreed with Hanley Ramirez Monday on a four-year, $88 million deal with a vesting fifth year for an additional $22 million, according to a major league source. Ramirez, who turns 31 on Dec. 23, has primarily played shortstop through the course of his 10-year career but has also told teams he would be willing to make a position change. Ramirez was originally...
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LeBron James on four-game losing streak: 'I stink'

Tweet If the Cavaliers are to right this ship, their captain, LeBron James, will have to lead by example, something he hasn’t been doing during this four-game slide. Players have reverted to the old habits of not moving the ball, not playing defense, not getting back in transition and displaying poor body language. And James is not exempt. “We got a four-game losing...
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UNC vandalized Duke locker room with spray paint after win

Tweet Thanks to a postgame celebration that devolved into petty vandalism, North Carolina will be shelling out money in the aftermath of its football program’s 45-20 victory over Duke on Thursday. The (Durham) Herald-Sun’s Steve Wiseman reports that UNC players caused thousands of dollars in collateral damage after their willy-nilly spray-painting of the Victory Bell...
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Kyle Seager, Mariners agree to $100 Million extension

Tweet Kyle Seager is nearing a seven-year, $100 million extension with the Seattle Mariners. Yahoo Sports reported the agreement Monday afternoon. The contract contains an option for an eighth season which is close to $20 million. Seager, 27, has emerged as one of the top third basemen in the majors. Over the past three seasons, he batted .262 with 67 home runs and 251 RBI. In...
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Odell Beckham Jr. vs. David Tyree: Which catch was better?

Tweet Immediately after Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made his one-handed, falling down touchdown catch in the second quarter of Sunday night’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the Internet and social media networks were abuzz about whose catch was better — Beckham’s or David Tyree’s helmet catch in the Giants’ 2007 Super Bowl victory. Obviously, the stakes...
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NFL QB’s who have gotten wealthy as a career backup

Tweet I  think there’s no greater life than that of the backup NFL quarterback. Especially when main signal caller is among the highest paid players in the NFL. In that case, even a backup can make a very cushy salary and he might not even have to play a single game in any given season. Let’s take a look at some of the most overpaid backup quarterbacks in the league… Matt...
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Look: Detroit’s Ford Field turning into Buffalo bills home game

TweetTransforming Ford Field. #NYJvsBUF pic.twitter.com/S6aIVVkrL2 — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) November 23, 2014 Well, this is pretty cool. Monday night’s Jets-Bills game in Ford Field won’t fully feel like a home game for the Bills, who saw a massive snowstorm result in this game moving from Sunday afternoon in Buffalo to Monday in Detroit. But it also won’t entirely...
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Katy Perry to star in Super Bowl XLIX halftime show

Tweet Katy Perry will star in the next Super Bowl halftime show. Halfway through the National Football League’s championship game — to be played Feb. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona — Perry will take the stage for what’s likely to be a live greatest-hits medley with, perhaps, a new single thrown in for good measure. With Twitter’s largest...
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