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CC Sabathia Selling California Home Complete With Man Cave For $1.5M (Photos)

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia is selling his pad in Fairfield, Calif., and wait until you see this place. The home, which was featured on MTV”s “Cribs” back in 2007,  features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and an absolutely amazing pool and man cave. The man cave has all sorts of baseball memorabilia, custom stadium seating, a line of flat-screen televisions...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NYC Least Likely Host Of 2015 NFL Draft; Boston One Of Many Options

The NFL confirmed Thursday that the 2015 draft would not be held at Radio City Music Hall, but they did not rule out New York as the host city. But on Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that sources are saying that New York is the least likely city to be the home of next year’s draft. Scheduling issues are expected to be the cause if the draft is not held in New York for...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Running Out Of Viable Options At Shortstop (Video)

The Detroit Tigers are currently one of the best teams in baseball, but they still have one desperate need: a shortstop. After ruling former Boston Red Sox shortstop and rookie phenom Jose Iglesias out for the season due to shin fractures Wednesday, the Tigers are left with few options. The platoon they’ve been using doesn’t feature any clear starting shortstops. They could...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Reach Out To Dan Bylsma About Head Coaching Vacancy

The Florida Panthers wasted little time contacting Dan Bylsma about their ongoing search for a head coach. Newly-hired Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford fired Bylsma Friday morning, and Panthers general manager Dale Tallon phoned the former 2011 Coach of the Year to touch base, a team source told the Sun Sentinel. DIdn't take long as Panthers have already been...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Current Red Sox Look Back On The Moment They Were Drafted (Video)

It’s safe to say that nearly all professional athletes remember what they were doing the moment they were drafted, and the 2014 MLB draft — which began Thursday night — brought up those memories for current Boston Red Sox. Utility man Brock Holt remembers that he was driving to get a bite to eat when he found out he was drafted, and pitcher Brandon Workman said he bought a...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dunkin’ Donuts Papi’s Day Lunch Sweepstakes

Dunkin’ Donuts Papi’s Day Lunch Sweepstakes Official Rules 2014 1.         NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID ANYWHERE OUTSIDE OF MASSACHUSETTS AND NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY TWITTER.         ...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuban-Born Yasiel Puig Gets Chance To Play In Snow In Colorado (Video)

Yasiel Puig was born and raised in Cuba, so he obviously didn’t get much of a chance to play in the snow when he was a child. Now that he has the opportunity, though, he’s making up for lost time. Puig posted a few videos to his Instagram account Friday of himself playing in the snow in Colorado. He even showed the Dodgers some love, carving “LA” into the snow. Check out...
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Cubs Fail Miserably At Infield Shift Against Curtis Granderson (Video)

Teams in the MLB have been utilizing the defensive shift more and more in recent seasons. Shifting your infielders around can fill in holes that hitters have exploited in previous at-bats. Usually, it fails when the hitter finds a way to knock a ball into the space that’s left open. But the Chicago Cubs found a whole new way for it to fail. The Cubs shifted against New York Mets...
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New York, LA Mayors Make Stanley Cup Wager; Loser Sings On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

The world certainly doesn’t need more singing competitions, but we are definitely on board with the one the mayors of New York City and Los Angeles are engaging in over the outcome of the Stanley Cup Final. After the governors of New York and California came up with the most ridiculously boring wager ever, the mayors are making up for their lack of creativity — and lack of desire...
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Man Dressed Like Jesus Sits Courtside At Heat-Spurs Game 1 (Photo)

Jesus Shuttlesworth was caught in a picture with a man dressed like Jesus in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals on Thursday night. ESPN’s NBA Twitter handle tweeted this out on Friday morning, clearly overlooking the man in costume just to the left of Ray Allen and Danny Green in San Antonio. Check out @espndmphotos' gallery of the top pictures from Game 1 of the #NBAFinals. es...
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New York Jets Rookie Safety Calvin Pryor Already Hates Patriots, Giants

The New York Jets waste no time telling their players who their enemies are. Recently-drafted Jets safety Calvin Pryor appeared on SNY’s Daily News Live on Thursday, and he already had opinions on the New England Patriots, Pats quarterback Tom Brady and the New York Giants. “We don’t like Tom at all,” Pryor said, as reported by the New York Daily News. “When I first came...
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Mexico-Portugal Live: ‘El Tri’ Meets Ronaldo-Less Portugal At Gillette Stadium

4:30 p.m. ET: If there’s ever a time when an exhibition game isn’t a mere exercise, it’s now. Gillette Stadium hosts Mexico-Portugal on Friday night in a high-profile game, which takes place less than a week before the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The national teams are making their final preparations for the tournament, and Friday’s game gives them a chance to show...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Tigers Live: Rubby De La Rosa To Make Second Start Of Season For Boston

The Boston Red Sox will look to end a three-game losing streak Friday night when they take on the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. These teams have played three times this season, with Detroit sweeping Boston in a three-game series at Fenway Park by a combined score of 13-3. Making the start for the Red Sox is 25-year-old Rubby De La Rosa, who picked up his first career major-league...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

France’s Franck Ribery To Miss 2014 World Cup Due To Back Injury

France’s 2014 FIFA World Cup journey just got a little tougher. The team announced on Friday afternoon that attacker Franck Ribery will miss the entire competition due to a back injury. Ribery had missed the team’s previous two exhibition games against Norway and Paraguay but looked to get back onto the field for Sunday’s game against Jamaica. He attempted to push himself...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rubby De La Rosa To Start; Stephen Drew To Sit For Red Sox vs. Tigers

Stephen Drew has struggled to get going in his first two starts since joining the Boston Red Sox, going hitless in eight plate appearances. The Red Sox shortstop won’t get the chance to break that streak on Friday, as Jonathan Herrera will get the start at shortstop and bat eighth as Boston kicks off a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. The Sox will...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bad British Commentary Does Bruins-Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final (Video)

Bad British Commentary has taken on the NHL, although Bruins fans still might want to shield their eyes. The comedy group is back at it, and they finally gave hockey the Bad British Commentary treatment while revisiting a game from the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. The video, which surfaced Thursday, features the guys dubbing over the Chicago Blackhawks’ dramatic come-from-behind victory...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan: ‘Part Of Me’ Wants To Watch World Cup At Bar With Fans

Landon Donovan might not be gracing our television screens during the upcoming World Cup, but he could be gracing our neighborhood bars. The Los Angeles Galaxy star was a guest on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday and he told the host he has come to terms with being left off the United States World Cup squad. Donovan even added that he’s “excited” to watch them play in...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jadaveon Clowney, Houston Texans Agree To Four-Year Contract

The Houston Texans are having issues keeping star wide receiver Andre Johnson with the team, but there’s no uncertainty with their number one draft pick. Linebacker Jadaveon Clowney and Houston agreed on a four-year contract this afternoon, according to a report from John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The deal is worth $22.27 million guaranteed, which also includes a $14...
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Stevan Ridley Prepared For Patriots’ Open Competition At Running Back

FOXBORO, Mass. — Stevan Ridley sets individual goals for himself every year, and after failing to accomplish his objectives last season, he has a second chance regain and keep his starting role in 2014. Ridley said Thursday after New England Patriots organized team activities he wants to be a 1,000-yard back every year. He accomplished that feat in 2012, running for 1,263 yards...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Ryan Recalls Larry Bird’s Epic ‘Heat Game’ In 1984 NBA Finals (Video)

It is always tempting, when something like what happened Thursday night in San Antonio goes down, to say we have never seen anything like it before. Well, Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe has seen something like Thursday’s game, when broken air conditioning at the AT&T Center caused temperatures inside the arena to hit more than 90 degrees for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The veteran...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Xander Bogaerts Shows Off His Power

Boston Red Sox infielder Xander Bogaerts has only hit six home runs since joining the big leagues, but don’t let that fool you. The 21-year-old Aruban has some serious power. Bogaerts flexed his muscle on Monday against the Cleveland Indians with a two-run shot to right-center, then followed that up with another homer on Tuesday night to bring his total to five jacks on the season...
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Saunders: Wolves 'haven't called anybody' about K-Love trade

When it comes to possibly trading Kevin Love, the Minnesota Timberwolves are letting other teams come to them. Newly installed head coach Flip Saunders — who also happens to be president and part-owner of the club — told the Star Tribune that while around 16 teams have contacted the Wolves about the All-Star power forward, “we haven’t called anybody.” More than half the...
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Spurs: AT&T Center Air Conditioning Fixed, Ready For NBA Finals Game 2

You can rest easy, LeBron James. The AT&T Center will be plenty cool enough on Sunday. The San Antonio Spurs released a statement Friday announcing that they have fixed the malfunctioning air conditioning system in their arena, and that Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday “will go on as scheduled.” The Spurs’ announcement comes just one day after the air conditioning...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Freeland Has Best Reaction To Being Drafted By Hometown Rockies (Video)

It’s a dream come true for most young athletes to be selected by their hometown teams, and for left-handed pitcher Kyle Freeland, he was lucky enough to see that dream realized Thursday night. Freeland, a 21-year-old Denver, Colo., native, was selected by the Colorado Rockies with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball first-year player draft. The southpaw was...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Patriots Express Interest In Long-Term Devin McCourty Contract

It would make sense for the New England Patriots to extend safety Devin McCourty’s contract as soon as possible, but there doesn’t appear to be any urgency to do so just yet. NESN.com confirmed Friday, through a source, a report by NFL Media’s Albert Breer that the Patriots have expressed interest in signing the All-Pro safety to a long-term contract, though there is no timetable...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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