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Mike Tomlin: Steelers Are Preparing For Life After Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger has quarterbacked the Steelers since 2004, but Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin knows that era could soon be coming to a close. Roethlisberger turned 35 on March 2, and has battled a laundry list of injuries over the course of his 13-year NFL career. In fact, he’s even flirted with retirement this offseason. Speaking with NFL Network, Tomlin addressed Roethlisberger’s...
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Christian Laettner Trolls Kentucky Fans After Last-Second Elite Eight Loss

Kentucky Wildcats fans had a heartbreaking Sunday and one of their most hated adversaries poured salt in their wound Monday via Twitter. The Wildcats suffered a devastating last-second loss to North Carolina on Sunday in their Elite Eight matchup. Kentucky star freshman Malik Monk drilled a 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds left to tie the game, but North Carolina forward Luke Maye hit...
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Someone In Boston Casually Parked Their Ford Raptor On Top Of Snowbank

If you’ve ever spent time in Boston, you are fully aware the city’s parking situation presents a unique form of hell on earth. However, when you have a truck like a Ford Raptor, you can get pretty creative when choosing (or creating) a parking spot. WFXT-TV’s Blair Miller was strolling through Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood Monday, when he came across one of the few remaining...
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Robert Kraft Defers To Bill Belichick On Potential Jimmy Garoppolo Trade

Reporters in Phoenix hoping to find out if the New England Patriots are willing to trade Jimmy Garoppolo are like Arizona rattlers chasing their own tales. Patriots owner Robert Kraft deferred to head coach Bill Belichick when pressed on the issue at the NFL Annual Meeting on Monday. Belichick isn’t talking at the meeting due to a prior scouting conflict. “I don’t have...
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Robert Kraft Compares Offensive Impact Of Brandin Cooks To Randy Moss

Patriots owner Robert Kraft is throwing gasoline on the fire for anyone intent on comparing the 2017 New England squad to the 2007 team that went undefeated in the regular season. The Patriots appear all in to win in 2017 after acquiring veteran wide receiver Brandin Cooks, tight end Dwayne Allen and defensive end Kony Ealy through trades. They also spent big money on free-agent...
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Kentucky’s De’Aaron Fox Overcome With Emotion After Crushing Loss To UNC

For a moment, it looked as though the Kentucky vs. North Carolina Elite Eight matchup would be headed to overtime. With the game winding down, Kentucky guard Malik Monk buried a contested 3-pointer to even the score with under 10 seconds remaining in regulation. But without missing a beat, North Carolina inbounded the ball and in a blink of an eye, the Wildcats’ season was over...
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Floyd Mayweather Responds To Conor McGregor’s Plan To ‘Take Over Boxing’

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are nowhere near to agreeing to a mega-fight, but their war of wards is still burning with vivacious effervescence. A week after the UFC lightweight champion told reporters he would “shock the whole goddamn world” and “take over boxing,” the boxing champ got a chance to respond in an interview with FightHype, but he took a much more subdued...
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Lewis Hamilton Ditches Personal Trainer Despite Physicality Of New F1 Cars

Formula One’s new cars are subjecting drivers to extreme cornering forces. Most have admitted coping with the physical demand is a huge challenge, but it apparently isn’t difficult enough for Lewis Hamilton. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver told the BBC he’s opting to not use a personal trainer before, or during the 2017 season. Instead, Hamilton said he’s created a fitness...
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Where Does LaVar Ball Rank Among Most Obnoxious Sports Dads Of All Time?

If you’ve ever been to a sporting event, you’ve seen “that dad.” You know, the dad who won’t shut up about how great his son is and complains about the officiating every time a call doesn’t go his son’s way. It’s nothing new — plenty of fathers are passionate about their sons’ pursuits — but LaVar Ball is taking the “annoying parent” shtick to a whole new...
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Patriots Not Planning On Trading Malcolm Butler, Robert Kraft Says

It’s a question fans and experts alike have been asking for weeks now: Will the New England Patriots trade restricted free-agent cornerback Malcolm Butler? That is not the plan, according to team president Robert Kraft. Kraft told reporters Monday at the NFL Annual Meeting the team does not intend to trade Butler, who has yet to sign the first-round tender the Patriots placed on...
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Canadian Bar Is Using Coasters Made Of Parts From Cars In DWI Wrecks

A bar in Canada is driving home an important message in a way that’s as effective as it is creative. Beginning in early March, The Emmett Ray, a bar in Toronto, Ontario, has been serving its drinks on coasters made of parts from vehicles involved in drunk-driving accidents, according to FOX NEWS. The coasters, which come in different colors, all feature the same message: “This...
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Raiders’ Plan To Play Two More Seasons In Oakland Could Be Problematic

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. Just not yet. Though an overwhelming majority of the NFL’s 32 owners on Monday voted in favor of the Raiders’ relocation proposal, stadium logistics will keep the franchise in Oakland for at least another two seasons, team owner Mark Davis said in a statement announcing the move. “The Raiders were born in Oakland, and Oakland will...
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Derek Carr Offers Classy, Rational Response To Raiders’ Las Vegas Move

The Oakland Raiders are Las Vegas bound and quarterback Derek Carr has mixed feelings. The Raiders soon will move to Sin City after an overwhelming majority of the NFL’s 32 owners voted in favor of relocation Monday at the NFL Annual Meeting. Carr took to Twitter shortly after Raiders owner Mark Davis announced the franchise’s plans, and the QB’s reaction to the news was classy...
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United In Hot Water For Refusing To Board Two Girls Wearing Leggings

Lots of people choose casual attire as their go-to for a long flight. But for two girls at Denver International Airport on Sunday, that choice almost kept them from being able to fly at all. Two passengers reportedly were attempting to board a United Airlines flight to Minneapolis on Sunday when the gate agent told them they had to change their clothes or they wouldn’t be allowed...
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Brandin Cooks Surpasses Chris Hogan As Patriots’ Fastest Skill Player

The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI, so clearly they were a fantastic team. But they were also slow. Wide receiver Chris Hogan was their fastest skill-position player in 2016, according to the NFL’s Next Gen Stats department, who clocked him at 20.78 mph on a 79-yard touchdown catch in Week 14. He recorded the 140th and 160th fastest overall plays in the NFL last season...
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Lonzo Ball discusses headlines his father creates

Lonzo Ball isn’t distracted by the media sideshow his father, Lavar Ball, has become.The UCLA basketball star told ESPN’s “First Take” on Monday his father’s recent comments haven’t heaped more pressure on him and have no bearing on his game. “No at the end of the day, I’m on the court, not him,” Lonzo Ball said when asked if he feels added pressure. “Whatever...
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Here’s The Likely Reason Why Dolphins Opposed Raiders’ Las Vegas Move

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas, and the rest of the NFL is on board. Well, with one exception. The Raiders’ relocation was made official Monday at the NFL Annual Meeting when team owners voted 31-1 in favor of the move. So, who was the lone dissenter? That’d be Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. NFL Media’s Gregg Rosenthal offered a glimpse Monday into why Ross...
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LaVar Ball Continues To Overshadow His Kids With Over-The-Top Claims, Behavior

  LaVar Ball, who played sparingly in 36 college basketball games in the early 1990s, remains in 2017 one of the biggest newsmakers in the basketball world. He’s the overbearing father of three of the best young basketball players in the country who’s made more news for what he’s said than what his sons have done on the court. He’s made absurd claims about Michael Jordan...
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Version Of ‘NBA Jam’ Featuring Michael Jordan Could See Light Of Day

If you’ve ever played the classic arcade game “NBA Jam,” you might’ve noticed the game is missing a particularly good basketball player: Michael Jordan. Fans have craved since the 1990s to play a version of the game featuring “His Airness,” and now they might finally get their wish. Mark Turmell, who created ‘NBA Jam’ in 1993, chatted with Reddit users Friday,...
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Did Indians GM’s Young Son Spill Beans On Francisco Lindor’s Next Contract?

In an industry where controlling the message is important and staying tight-lipped often is the preferred way of business, 6-year-old Brody Chernoff’s candor is a breath of fresh air. Brody, the son of Cleveland Indians general manager Mike Chernoff, visited the team’s radio broadcast booth Saturday during the ninth inning of the Tribe’s spring training game against the Chicago...
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Browns Reporters Are Still Discussing A Potential Jimmy Garoppolo Trade

Cleveland Browns reporters are clinging on to Jimmy Garoppolo trade speculation for dear life despite Adam Schefter’s adamance that the New England Patriots won’t move their backup quarterback. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot and ESPN’s Tony Grossi both wrote about Garoppolo on Monday, as noted by ProFootballTalk. Why? Because the NFL Annual Meeting takes place this week...
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Seahawks’ Trevone Boykin Arrested After Friend’s Car Crashes Into Dallas Bar

Trevone Boykin might have escaped punishment for an alleged crimes if he had a better driver. Dallas police arrested the Seattle Seahawks quarterback early Monday in the aftermath of a serious car accident, according to FOX-4 Dallas. A vehicle in which Boykin was a passenger crashed into a bar, injuring eight people and sending seven to the hospital.  None have life-threatening...
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Tom Brady Takes On Jordan Spieth At Augusta, Admits He’s Met His Match

When you’re the best quarterback of all time, you don’t play second fiddle to anyone. But even Tom Brady knows when he’s a bit out of his league. That rarity occurred Monday, when the New England Patriots QB casually started his week by playing golf with Jordan Spieth at the famed Augusta National. Brady posted a photo of the round on Instagram and Facebook, admitting in the...
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Nintendo, Vermont Farm Apparently Squaring Off In Cow-Milking Challenge

Despite how easy “1-2-Switch” makes it look, cow milking is a pretty difficult job, something one farm in Vermont is intent on proving. Billings Farm & Museum, located in Woodstock, Vt., posted a letter to its Facebook on Friday challenging Nintendo to an actual cow-milking competition. The invitation comes in response to “1-2- Switch,” a game for the Nintendo Switch...
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Driving Instructor Sues To Close ‘Top Gear America’ Track Until It’s Safe

The BBC probably hoped “Top Gear America” would get a lot of attention ahead of its launch in late 2017, but not this kind. A driving instructor is suing to close SpeedVegas, a performance driving experience in Las Vegas, until the facility implements improved safety measures, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Tuesday. The lawsuit follows a crash at the track in February...
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