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Roger Goodell’s Absence In New England Since Deflategate Will Continue

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seems to be avoiding New England. He hasn’t visited Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., since the Deflategate scandal became a huge issue after the 2014 AFC Championship Game. His absence will continue this weekend when he visits the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the NFC Championship Game instead of coming to New England for the AFC Championship Game...
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NBA Odds: Celtics Favored To Continue Winning Ways Vs. Struggling Knicks

The Boston Celtics will look for a fourth straight victory Wednesday night when they host to the fading New York Knicks as betting favorites on the NBA lines at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Boston topped the Charlotte Hornets 108-98 last time out as five-point favorites to remain undefeated in its past seven games at home going into Tuesday’s Knicks vs. Celtics betting...
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Would Celtics Be Best Trade Destination For Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony?

If the Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony, the team with the best chance to land the star forward might be in New York’s division. The Knicks/Anthony relationship recently has hit some speed bumps, so much so that Knicks president Phil Jackson had a meeting with Anthony on Tuesday. Anthony reportedly told Jackson he wants to remain with the team, but that doesn’t mean trade rumors...
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Antonio Brown apologizes for airing locker room video

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had to answer questions this week about a social media video instead of their upcoming AFC Championship Game matchup with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown apologized Tuesday night for being the reason why that’s the case. pic.twitter.com/Ch1NyA9nin — Antonio Brown (@AntonioBrown) January 18, 2017 Brown...
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Lamar Odom Apologizes To Khloe Kardashian, Vows To Get Her Back

Former NBA star Lamar Odom checked himself back into rehab in December, and now that he’s completed his voluntary 30-day stint, he has a new goal. He wants to reconnect with his now ex-wife Khloe Kardashian. Odom went on “The Doctors” and apologized to Kardashian while vowing to get her back. “Khloe is important to me,” Odom said on the show. “She’s been through all...
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Colin Cowherd Delivers Mind-Boggling Tom Brady Take Before AFC Title Game

When you hear what Colin Cowherd said about Tom Brady on Tuesday, you’ll forget what New York Daily News NFL columnist Manish Mehta wrote about the New England Patriots quarterback. Yes, the hot take you’re about to watch truly is a sight to behold. The FS1 talking head posed an absurd question on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” on Tuesday: “Should the Patriots consider...
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Alex Rodriguez To Host CNBC Show With Ex-Athletes In Financial Distress

The New York Yankees will pay former third basemen Alex Rodriguez $20 million to not man the hot corner in 2017. So what will the former superstar be spending his time on if not honing his craft on the diamond? Hosting a reality television show was the obvious answer. That’s right, Rodriguez is teaming up with NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan on a T.V. show that will help former...
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Margot Robbie Looks Unrecognizable As Tonya Harding In Upcoming Biopic

Actress Margot Robbie burst onto the scene in 2013 with her performance in ” The Wolf of Wall Street” and has continued her rise with roles in “Suicide Squad” and “The Legend of Tarzan.” However, Robbie’s upcoming role as figure skater Tonya Harding in the biopic “I, Tonya” could be her best role to date. Having a hard time picturing Robbie as the disgraced figure...
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New York Columnist’s Take On Aaron Rodgers Vs. Tom Brady Will Blow Your Mind

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick might go down as the best quarterback/coach tandem in NFL history. The New England Patriots quarterback and head coach have won four Super Bowls in six appearances together, which is pretty good, to say the least. But, if you ask one prominent NFL columnist, there’s another quarterback currently playing in the NFL who could have done even better than...
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NBA Rumors: Timberwolves Shopping Ricky Rubio, Kings Interested

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of the most disappointing teams in the NBA this season. At 14-27 they are currently three games out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. With new coach Tom Thibodeau and a young roster that includes budding stars Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, the T’Wolves were expected to make a leap from last season but...
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Chris Paul To Have Surgery, Likely Miss At Least Six Weeks For Clippers

The bad news continued for the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. Already down one of their big stars due to injury, the Clippers announced point guard Chris Paul likely will miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery Wednesday on his left thumb. The surgery will be on a torn ligament, which was discovered Tuesday after he suffered a sprained thumb Monday against the Oklahoma...
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Kevin Durant Drops Revealing Hint About If He’ll Re-Sign With Warriors

Golden State Warriors fans got some potential good news Tuesday. At a groundbreaking ceremony for the team’s new San Francisco arena, Chase Center, which is scheduled to open for the 2019-20 season, superstar forward Kevin Durant put a smile on Dubs fans’ faces when asked if he’ll re-sign with Golden State. Kevin Durant basically makes it clear that he will re-sign with...
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NFL Rumors: 49ers To Offer Kyle Shanahan Head Coaching Job

It appears that the San Francisco 49ers have found their man. The 49ers are prepared to offer their head coaching job to Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan whenever the Falcons are eliminated from the playoffs, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Falcons will face the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game on SundayAtlantaants for the right to play in...
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Patriots Notes: Roger Goodell’s Presence Not Important To New England

FOXBORO, Mass. — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly will continue his streak of not attending New England Patriots games at Gillette Stadium this Sunday, forgoing the AFC Championship Game to attend the NFC title game in Atlanta instead. On Tuesday, a few Patriots players were asked for their take on Goodell’s prolonged avoidance of Foxboro. They responded predictably...
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Here’s What We Are (And Aren’t) Looking Forward To From Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s newest home-gaming console, The Switch, has a chance to be a game-changer, or a massive failure. Scheduled for a March 3 release, The Switch represents the company dusting itself off and getting back in the proverbial ring, after getting knocked out by its own creation — the Wii U. A spectacular failure, the Wii U was released in 2013 and and has struggled mightily...
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Rory McIlory Opens Up About ‘No Bulls—‘ Relationship With Erica Stoll

Over the weekend, Rory McIlroy’s fans enjoyed a behind-the-scenes look into the superstar athlete’s life, both on and off the golf course. The Irish Independent’s Paul Kimmage released the second part of his revealing interview with McIlroy on Sunday, and the segment that’s been getting most of the attention surrounded the golfer’s personal life. Kimmage’s latest piece mentioned...
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Anthony Lynn Calls Team ‘San Diego’ Chargers At Press Conference

It’s been a hectic week for the Los Angeles Chargers. First, they announced their move to Los Angeles from San Diego, then revealed their new logo and hired a new head coach. They are also currently are having a bit of trouble finding a company to move them to their new home in Los Angeles. Their crazy week continued Tuesday when they introduced new head coach Anthony Lynn at...
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Patriots Reminded Of Strict Social Media Policy In Wake Of Antonio Brown Fiasco

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady earlier this week said he can’t imagine a situation like the one that transpired Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ locker room ever happening to the New England Patriots. He was talking, of course, about Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s ill-advised decision to record video of head coach Mike Tomlin’s postgame speech and broadcast it on...
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Red Sox Prospect Needs Help Making Sense Of Awkward Tissue Situation

Michael Chavis ran into a little bit of a pickle Tuesday. The Boston Red Sox prospect took to Twitter shortly after an awkward encounter left him debating how to proceed. Basically, Chavis, who was drafted by the Red Sox in the first round in 2014, wanted to know whether he ultimately reacted appropriately. Allow him to explain… So I just had a brief awkward encounter and...
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Chris Hogan 'feeling good' despite thigh injury

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s good news on the Chris Hogan injury front. The Patriots receiver seems to have avoided a serious injury Saturday night, when he left New England’s 34-16 divisional-round win over the Houston Texans in the third quarter with a thigh injury. “I’m feeling good,” Hogan said Tuesday. “I just had a little minor setback in the game, but I’m working...
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Rumors: Kevin Shattenkirk Interested In Short-Term Fit With Contender?

The NHL trade deadline is fast approaching, and the best player to pursue for teams in need of a top-four defenseman is Kevin Shattenkirk of the St. Louis Blues. He’s ranked eighth — first among blueliners — on TSN’s 2017 Trade Bait list, and their senior hockey reporter Frank Seravalli provided an update on Shattenkirk’s status in regards to his future in St. Louis....
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Tedy Bruschi agrees with Goodell's decision to be in Atlanta, not NE

For the second time in as many weeks, Roger Goodell reportedly will enjoy the NFL playoffs Sunday at the Georgia Dome, hours away from enemy territory, otherwise known as New England. And, if you ask one prominent former New England Patriot, that’s probably a smart move on his part due to the lingering wounds from Deflategate. Former Patriots linebacker and current ESPN NFL analyst...
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NBA Rumors: What Knicks Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson Discussed In ‘Contentious’ Meeting

Carmelo Anthony wants to remain with the New York Knicks. He also wants a little more respect in the Big Apple. The Knicks forward met with club president Phil Jackson on Tuesday for clear-the-air talks about his future with the team. The meeting came in the wake of critical comments a Jackson confidant made about Anthony in an article and the franchise player’s prickly response...
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Jordy Nelson Injury: Packers Receiver A Long Shot To Play Vs. Falcons

Aaron Rodgers figures to be without his top target again Sunday when the Green Bay Packers face the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome. Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who suffered broken ribs in Green Bay’s wild-card round win over the New York Giants, is a long shot to play this weekend, a source told ESPN.com. Nelson missed the Packers’ divisional...
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Antonio Brown “Shoots Himself In The Foot” With Foolish Antics

//www.springboardplatform.com/js/overlay Are Antonio Brown’s talent and work ethic undermined by his behavior? On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the wide receiver’s Facebook live video from inside the locker room after the team’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, calling Brown’s actions — among other adjectives — “foolish,”...
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