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Deion Sanders Says Russell Wilson Should ‘Seriously Consider Baseball’ After Rangers Draft Quarterback

Most don’t expect Russell Wilson to give up his career as one of the NFL’s most promising young quarterbacks to give baseball another shot, or even try splitting his time between the two sports. But the last man who was able to successfully juggle both football and baseball thinks the Seahawks quarterback — and recent Texas Rangers draftee — should give the option some serious...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Walks Out on Knicks in Foot Locker Commercial That Star Only Wishes Was Real Life (Video)

The Nets may be starting to find their footing in New York, but the Knicks are just as bad as they’ve been all season. They head into Friday night’s matchup against the Celtics having lost two of their last three, the first being a 41-point torching at the hands of the young Celtics themselves. The putrid performances have extended beyond the court for the Knicks, too, with front...
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Joba Chamberlain Signed by Tigers, Giving Former Yankees Pitcher Low-Pressure Role as Middle Reliever

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers accomplished another goal during their busy offseason, adding depth to their bullpen with Joba Chamberlain. Chamberlain and the Tigers agreed to terms on a one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Thursday because the deal hadn’t been announced. The...
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Jazz Make Fun of Lakers, Kobe Bryant’s Return With Epic Return Video for Marvin Williams After Four-Day Layoff

Someone, at some point, is going to have to tell Kobe Bryant that his self-referential tweets and self-imposed nicknames are not as cool as he thinks, even if he’s the coolest jock in the high school of life. But while no one has stepped forward to tell Bryant to stop calling himself Vino and the Black Mamba, at least someone has poked fun at the over-the-top hoopla surrounding...
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Islanders’ Kevin Poulin Robs Mike Ribeiro With Spectacular Split Save (Video)

The worst goaltending performance of Thursday night ironically included the night’s best save. Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin was shelled in Phoenix, surrendering a career-worst six goals in a 6-3 loss to the Coyotes. Poulin has not been the answer in his first turn as a full-time starter. The 23-year-old has posted a 4-12-0 record this season with a 3.25 goals against average and...
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Milan Lucic Brawls With Luke Gazdic During Bruins’ Win Over Oilers (Video)

It was clear from the start that Milan Lucic was not keen on fighting Luke Gazdic. In what was an obvious attempt by a fourth-line grinder to take an opposing top-liner off the ice for five minutes, the Oilers’ Gazdic began chirping Lucic along the boards during the second period Thursday night. The big winger at first shrugged off Gazdic’s shoves, but he eventually relented...
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Pete Rose Says Robinson Cano Got ‘Extra 30-Day Vacation’ in October by Signing With Mariners Over Yankees

The Mariners may have overbid for Robinson Cano (or, if the rumors are true, just bid against themselves), but the little extra cash they promised the second baseman to solidify their 10-year, $240 million contract offer was probably worth it considering the drawbacks that come with such a deal. While Cano will get $24 million a year, he’s also going to be hitting in the middle...
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LeGarrette Blount, Sealver Siliga, Jamie Collins Move Up Patriots’ Updated Projected Depth Chart

Coming into the season, one of the biggest questions facing the Patriots was their depth. That perceived weakness has been challenged this year. There has been a lot of “next man up” talk this season. And with Vince Wilfork, Jerod Mayo, Tommy Kelly, Sebastian Vollmer and Rob Gronkowski gone with season-ending injures, some of those “next men” have come from unlikely places...
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Celtics-Knicks Live: Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Eye Revenge in Rematch at TD Garden

8 a.m. ET: The last team the Celtics want to see now is a club they handed a 41-point butt whupping just five days ago. The Celtics (10-14) have lost two straight games and welcome the Knicks (6-15) into TD Garden for a quick-turnaround rematch of Sunday’s 114-73 victory at the other Garden. These teams are at opposite ends of the standings, but the Knicks are coming off a win...
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Robinson Cano Says Yankees Didn’t Show Him ‘Respect,’ ‘Any Effort’ in Free Agency

SEATTLE — Robinson Cano seemed to be next in line as the player to wear pinstripes for his entire career, all set to follow the path laid before him by mentors named Jeter, Posada and Rivera. And then the Seattle Mariners blew him away with an offer of financial and career security that the New York Yankees never came close to matching. “I was looking for a contract where I would...
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Three People Stabbed in Sports Authority Field Parking Lot After Broncos-Chargers Game in Denver

DENVER — At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos’ game Thursday night. Police spokesman Steve Warneke said three males were stabbed, and a fourth may have been stabbed, but that person left the scene. Police have several people in custody and are not currently looking for other suspects. None...
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Jacoby Ellsbury takes out Boston Globe ad to thank Red Sox Nation

Jacoby Ellsbury is leaving Boston, but he’s not doing so without one final tip of the cap. The center fielder, who signed with the Yankees in free agency after winning his second World Series with the Red Sox this fall, has taken out a full-page ad in The Boston Globe thanking fans and teammates. Check out the classy move in the photo below. Photo via Twitter/@BostonGlobeFiled...
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Strong Penalty Killing a Major Factor in Bruins’ 4-2 Win Over Oilers (Video)

A good portion of the Bruins’ success stems from their ability to kill penalties on a consistent basis, and their exceptional performance in this area of the game was a major factor in the team’s 4-2 victory over the Oilers on Thursday night. Edmonton puts a lot of high-end skill on the ice during each power play, with forwards such as Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent...
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Chad Johnson Becomes Latest Member of Bruins to Step Up When Needed Most in B’s Win

When the Bruins signed Chad Johnson prior to the season, there were plenty of people who wrote off the acquisition of the career backup. There was far from a consensus that he’d make the big team. Through more than a third of the season, however, Johnson is looking like quite the pick-up. It’s not an easy job to be a backup goaltender in the NHL, but Johnson has flourished in...
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Chad Johnson Makes Career-High 39 Saves in Bruins’ 4-2 Win Over Oilers (Video)

The Bruins increased their lead in the Eastern Conference to three points with a 4-2 win over the Oilers on Thursday night, and the difference in the game was the stellar performance of backup goalie Chad Johnson. Boston came into the contest allowing just 28.9 shots per game, but it gave up 41 to the highly skilled Oilers. Even though he was forced to stop a lot of shots and three...
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Chad Johnson Stops Nail Yakupov Wrist Shot to Earn DCU Save of the Game Honors (Video)

Chad Johnson was excellent in the Bruins’ 4-2 victory over the Oilers on Thursday night in Edmonton, stopping 39 of the 41 shots he faced. Included among those 39 stops was a spectacular save on a Nail Yakupov wrist shot with Boston protecting a 3-2 lead in the third period. The Bruins have now won four straight games, and two of those victories have come with Johnson in net. Check...
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Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’ Shoes From 1997 NBA Finals Sell For Over $100,000 At Auction (Photo)

The shoes that Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan wore in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz, commonly known as the “flu game,” were recently sold at an auction for six figures. The final price paid for the historic shoes was $104,765, with a total of 15 bids placed on the item. Jordan was physically ill before Game 5 in Utah, but decided to play anyway....
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Good Vision In Attacking Zone Allows Torey Krug to Create Scoring Chance for Patrice Bergeron (Video)

Torey Krug has tremendous vision in the attacking zone, and it’s one reason why the rookie defenseman is able to create so many scoring chances at even strength and on the power play. In the second period of Thursday’s game against the Oilers, Krug scanned the ice before receiving the puck at the point and delivered a great pass to Patrice Bergeron to set up a quality scoring...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Will Hold No. 1 Seed in AFC, Home-Field Advantage Throughout Playoffs If They Win Out After Broncos Loss

Suddenly, the last three games on the Patriots’ schedule are looking much more important. If New England can win out, they will hold the No. 1 seed in the AFC and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Patriots hold the tiebreaker over the Broncos since they beat them in Week 12. If both New England and the Chiefs win out, the Patriots have the tiebreaker due to record...
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Deron Williams Crosses Up Chris Paul as Brooklyn Beats Down Clippers (Video)

Deron Williams is back on the court and, by the looks of it, not the least worse for wear. The Brooklyn Nets point guard, who has missed 11 games this year with the latest in his variety of ankle-related injuries, showed that he still belongs in the conversation of the NBA’s best point guards on Thursday. Williams scored 21 points in Brooklyn’s 101-93 win over the Clippers that...
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Good Puck Possession Sets Up Jarome Iginla’s First-Period Goal Against Oilers (Video)

The Bruins took a 2-0 lead in the first period of Thursday’s game against the Oilers with strong puck possession in the attacking zone and a good screen by Milan Lucic in front of Edmonton goaltender Devan Dubnyk. Boston did a tremendous job using the boards to protect the puck and maintain possession while they worked the puck below the goal line, which helped Jarome Iginla receive...
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Flyers Goalie Steve Mason Cross-Checks Brian Gionta, Gets Tackled By Brendan Gallagher (GIF)

Steve Mason has been excellent in net for the Flyers this season, and at the end of Thursday’s game against the Canadiens, Philadelphia’s No. 1 goalie showed that he’s not afraid to be physical with opposing forwards. As time expired in the third period, Canadiens winger Brian Gionta approached Mason and was cross-checked up high by the Flyers goaltender. Second-year forward...
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David Stern Chokes While Drinking Water, Smiles When Caught on Camera (Video)

David Stern has had a few too many — too many waters, that is. The NBA commissioner ran into a little problem while trying to take a swig from a bottle of water in the stands. Instead of a smooth sip of refreshment, Stern briefly choked on his H2O. If that’s what happens when Stern drinks water, our money’s not on him if he takes the cinnamon challenge. At least Stern was good...
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Vote: Who Should Be Tom Brady’s Go-To Guy on Sunday?

Rob Gronkowski‘s season-ending injury will force other Patriots tight ends, wide receivers and running backs to play a larger role in the offense over the final weeks of the regular season and into the playoffs. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady needs to find a new go-to guy to target, especially in the red zone. Luckily for Brady, he has a few quality pass-catchers to trust. Shane...
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Chargers Wide Receiver Keenan Allen Hurdles Over Broncos Defender, Scores Touchdown (GIF)

Keenan Allen has been one of the NFL’s best rookies this season, and the Chargers wide receiver showed off some of his impressive athleticism on Thursday night against the Broncos. The former California star caught a pass from quarterback Philip Rivers in the second quarter, and on his way to the end zone, he hurdled over a Denver defender and muscled his way past the goal line...
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