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Joba Chamberlain Drops 15 Pounds, Adds Beard During Offseason (Photo)

New team, new Joba Chamberlain. After signing a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers this offseason, the former New York Yankees reliever will be entering spring training with a different look. While he didn’t undergo a weight loss transformation as noticeable as Pablo Sandoval, Chamberlain has slimmed down in an effort to get in shape for the upcoming season. “I’ve probably...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

John Fox: Broncos Put Matt Prater ‘In Bubble’ On Flight To Keep Illness From Spreading

The Denver Broncos weren’t taking any chances with their sick kicker Matt Prater as the team flew to the Super Bowl. Prater did not practice last week as he’s been dealing with a stomach virus. To keep the rest of the team from catching Prater’s lingering illness, head coach John Fox joked that the team put him “in a bubble” on the flight from Denver to New York. Fox...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Welker Appears To Take Fashion Advice From ‘Dumb & Dumber’ (Photo)

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was looking pretty “dumb” when he arrived at the Super Bowl. The former New England Patriot threw on his favorite orange blazer when he left Denver on Sunday morning. The jacket gives him a Lloyd Christmas from Dumb & Dumber look. All Welker needed was a matching orange top hat and Eric Decker in a matching baby blue ensemble...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Karl Colley Attacks Heckling Coalville Fans, Goole Cuts Raging Captain (Video)

You’re not alone if you’ve never heard of Karl Colley or Goole, but a recent incident involving Goole and its former captain Colley may change that. Colley, a 30-year-old defender for English semi-pro club Goole, was sent off in his team’s Evo-Stik South game against with Coalville at Goole’s Victoria Pleasure Grounds on Saturday. A few fans of visiting Coalville heckled...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Forward Stephen Gionta Takes Puck To Face, Doesn’t Miss A Shift (Video)

In today’s episode of hockey players are tougher than the average human being, New New Jersey Devils forward Stephen Gionta is the star. During the second period of their game against the New York Rangers at Yankee Stadium, Mats Zuccarello‘s pass deflected off a Devils defenseman’s stick and struck Gionta in the face. The Devils forward immediately fell to the ice, clutched...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Fans’ Super Bowl Sendoff Dwarfs Denver Broncos’

There’s a reason Seattle Seahawks fans are called The 12th Man. Seattle fans came out in full force to send the Seahawks off to the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, while Denver Broncos fans — well, maybe there’s more to do in the Mile High City in January. “Thousands” of Seahawks fans lined to streets as their team drove to the airport, leaving for New York. Only “200...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace: I Should Have Had 15 Or 20 More Touchdowns For Dolphins In 2013

The Miami Dolphins expected Mike Wallace to improve their passing game this season, but things didn’t work out exactly as they planned. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill progressed throughout the course of his sophomore season, but Wallace didn’t produce as expected in his first year in Miami, catching just 73 passes for 930 yards and five touchdowns in his first season — numbers...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Zambrano Storms Field With Guns Blazing During Bench-Clearing Brawl (Video)

Carlos Zambrano is a changed man. No, just kidding, the former major league pitcher and his trademark violent temper were at the center of yet another rumble on Saturday night. During Game 3 of the Venezuelan Winter League championship series, the former Chicago Cubs hurler was at the center of a bench-clearing brawl. During the sixth inning, Zambrano’s teammate Ezequiel Carrera...
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Report: Nick Caserio Wanted Dolphins’ GM Job If He Could Fire Joe Philbin

New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio was only going to take the Miami Dolphins’ general manager job under his conditions. Caserio wanted the ability to fire Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin, but Miami’s owner Stephen Ross wouldn’t let him, according to the Miami Herald. That’s why Caserio turned down the Dolphins’ offer. Caserio wanted to hire...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Garza, Milwaukee Brewers Agree On Four-Year, $50 Million Contract

The Milwaukee Brewers and right-handed pitcher Matt Garza have agreed on a four-year contract which Garza signed Sunday, sending him to the Brew Crew through 2018. The deal is reportedly worth a guaranteed $50 million, according to John Heyman of CBSSports.com. The deal also includes up to $1 million in incentives and a vesting option for the 2018 season. “Matt is an established...
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NFL Pro Bowl Live: Team Jerry Rice, Team Deion Sanders Go Head-To-Head In Hawaii

4:25 p.m. ET: The game you’ve been waiting for all year — is still a week away, but we’re just hours away from kickoff (or coin flip) until the Pro Bowl gets underway. Check out the full rosters for both squads below. Team Rice Coach: Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers QB Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints QB Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers QB Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs WR Josh...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Will ’50-50′ Radamel Falcao Recover In Time For 2014 World Cup?

Just about everyone outside of Ivory Coast, Greece and Japan is rooting for Radamel Falcao. The Colombian striker tore his ACL on Wednesday, putting his prospects of playing for his country at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in serious jeopardy. It was initially thought that the injury would rule Falcao out of this summer’s tournament, but the doctor who performed the operation to graft...
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Broncos Safety: If We Win Super Bowl, I’m Walking Home

The Denver Broncos are the favorites entering Super Bowl XLVIII, and one Broncos player is even ready to walk home, in his pads and all, if they take home the Lombardi Trophy. Veteran safety Mike Adams grew up but a few miles from MetLife Stadium — the site of this year’s Super Bowl. He was raised in Patterson, N.J., only about 12 miles from the new stadium in East Rutherford...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Unveil Brooklyn Dodgers-Inspired Alternate Jerseys (Photo)

The Brooklyn Nets got some inspiration from the New York borough’s rich sports history for the team’s newest alternate home jerseys. On Sunday the Nets unveiled the sleeved jersey, which have a similar look and color scheme to the former Brooklyn, current Los Angeles Dodgers grey road uniforms. The look is close, even down to the blue lettering and piping around the collar. Are...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo Brings Ballon d’Or to Bernabeu, Dedicates to Real Madrid (Photos)

Madrid, Spain — Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his Ballon d’Or trophy and scored his league-leading 22nd goal, helping Real Madrid to provisionally move to the top of the Spanish league with a 2-0 win over Granada on Saturday. Ronaldo soaked up an ovation from fans in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium as he held up his award for the best player in the world in 2013 before the game, which...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arsene Wenger, Manuel Pellegrini Criticize Juan Mata’s Transfer to Manchester United

David Moyes and Jose Mourinho think Juan Mata‘s move from Chelsea to Manchester United is a good thing, as does Mata himself. The transfer wouldn’t have happened if any of them didn’t. However, Mata’s Manchester move hasn’t caused universal excitement among the ranks of Premier League managers. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini publicly...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Coaches Restrained In Wild NCAA Ice Hockey Fight (Video)

The second annual Mayor’s Cup ended with a bang when ice hockey players from Union College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute dropped the gloves and brawled on the ice. With one second and one faceoff remaining in the game, emotions got the best of everyone and as soon as the puck was dropped, the horn sounded and despite the fact that fighting isn’t allowed in college hockey...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Robin van Persie, Rio Ferdinand Welcome Juan Mata to Manchester United

Judging by Robin van Persie and Rio Ferdinand‘s reactions, it’s safe to assume that Manchester United is excited to have Juan Mata in its midst. Mata completed his record transfer to Manchester United on Saturday, and two of his new teammates used social media to welcome him to Old Trafford. Shortly after Mata’s arrival at United’s practice facility, Ferdinand uploaded a...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Dolphins Hire Dennis Hickey As New GM

It took a while, but the Miami Dolphins have hire a new general manager. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins have hired Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Dennis Hickey as general manager. Breaking: The Dolphins have hired Dennis Hickey as their new GM— Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) January 26, 2014 Hickey reportedly accepted the...
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Report: Patriots Exec Nick Caserio To Bring Back Dolphins’ Offseason Plan

The New England Patriots typically have the upper hand over the Miami Dolphins, but in 2014, the Patriots will have some extra information to work with. Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio will bring New England a “great scouting report of the Dolphins’ 2014 personnel plan” after interviewing in Miami on Friday and Saturday, according to Alex Marvez of FOXSports1...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander Sports Eye Patch At Pirate Festival With Kate Upton (Photos)

Baseball season is just around the corner, so Major League Baseball players have to get their fun in while they still have a chance. That might explain while Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander was living it up at the Gasparilla pirate festival this weekend in Tampa, Fla. Verlander and his rumored girlfriend, Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton, were spotted at the...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Moses, Daniel Sturridge Fire Liverpool Past Bournemouth In FA Cup

Liverpool advanced to the last 16 of the FA Cup after battling past Championship (English second divion) club AFC Bournemouth to clinch a 2-0 victory at the Goldsands Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Brendan Rodgers‘ team prospered from two ruthless finishes in each half in the day’s early kick-off on the south coast. Victor Moses rifled the opener from the edge of the penalty...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell Was ‘Very Serious’ About Canceling Pro Bowl, Says NFLPA President

The Sunday between NFL conference championship games and the Super Bowl would be the saddest Sunday of the year if not for the Pro Bowl. Well, maybe that’s an overstatement, but even though the game and the events surrounding the Pro Bowl have gotten more circus-like in nature, it at least gives football fans a placeholder before the big game. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell apparently...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Moth Lands On Ice At Dodger Stadium, Delays Stadium Series Game (Video)

The only predictable thing about playing outdoor hockey games is that there is nothing predictable about them. Whether it’s heavy snow coating the ice during the game, or warmer climates causing divots in the ice, outdoor hockey always contends with the elements. Saturday night’s Stadium Series game at Dodger Stadium was no different, only that game dealt with things more insect...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN TV Schedule For Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

Sun, Jan 26, 2014 Start Title Airing 12:00am Bruins In Two Bruins at Philadelphia Flyers 2:00am Paid Programming 4:00am Sports Today (:15) 9:00am Paid Programming 12:00pm Charlie Moore Outdoors Bimini Bay, Bahamas 12:30pm Charlie Moore Outdoors South Beach 1:00pm TBA 2:00pm ACC Women’s Basketball Virginia at Syracuse LIVE 4:00pm Sled Head 24/7 NEW ...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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