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Eagles RB LeSean McCoy Left 20-Cent Tip, Philly Restaurant Says (Photo)

Philadelphia Eagles running back signed a five-year, $45 million contract in 2012 with more than $20 million guaranteed. So he’s a very rich man. One Philadelphia restaurant, however, is claiming that McCoy is a bit of a cheapskate. According to a burger restaurant called PYT in Philly, McCoy recently left a 20-cent tip on a bill for $61.56. The restaurant even posted a photo of...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL Never Asked Casino For Ray Rice Elevator Video

The NFL pleaded ignorance Monday when a shocking video of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee surfaced. However, it sounds like the NFL might have actually kept itself in the dark. The NFL claimed it hadn’t seen the video released Monday by TMZ which showed Rice striking his now-wife Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator. Not long after the video was released, Rice was...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros’ 63rd Win Costs Houston Furniture Store Owner Millions Of Dollars

After three consecutive seasons of losing 100 games or more, it’s safe to say that Houston Astros fans have gotten used to losing. Maybe that’s why before the season started, Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale started a promotion giving the first 500 customers who spend more than $6,300 on furniture a full refund if the Astros didn’t lose 100 games...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz Closes In On Manny Ramirez In Record Books

BOSTON — The Red Sox dropped an ugly one in the opener of this week’s series with the Baltimore Orioles, falling to the O’s 4-0 Monday night at Fenway Park. You can find a full rundown of the Red Sox’s offensive and defensive failures here, but let’s take a look a few additional tidbits from the evening. – Nelson Cruz continues to torment Red Sox pitching. The outfielder...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermaine Wiggins: Ray Rice Will Get Another Chance To Play In NFL (Video)

The Ray Rice saga has only just begun. After being released by the Baltimore Ravens earlier Monday, the question now becomes whether the organization knew about the video released by TMZ showing the running back striking his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer. This question will be answered in the coming days, but everyone will still be left to wonder whether the star back will ever play...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield Not A Fan Of Red Sox Opening 2015 Vs. National League (Video)

The Boston Red Sox will open their 2015 schedule in a way they’ve never done before — against an interleague squad. The Sox will travel to Philadelphia to play the Phillies on Opening Day and will open their home schedule against the Washington Nationals. This means that two of Boston’s first three series will be against National League opponents — a schedule that the...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Do Themselves No Favors In Sloppy Loss To Orioles

BOSTON — Defense might not win championships in baseball, but it can lose games. A lack of focus in the field coupled with a dearth of timely hitting formed a perfect storm of sorts for the Red Sox on Monday as they were shut out by Baltimore Orioles 4-0 in the opener of the teams’ three-game series. Boston put the leadoff man on in three of the first six innings only to have...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

White House To Ray Rice: Hitting A Woman Not Something A Real Man Does

Ray Rice has been taking criticism from all angles over the last several hours, and deservedly so. On Monday night, he received a harsh rebuke from the United States’ highest political office. Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after TMZ released a video of him punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, during a dispute in February....
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EA Sports Delays ‘NBA Live 15′ Release In Order To ‘Polish The Game’

“NBA Live 15″ fans will have to wait a little bit longer to play their favorite game. EA Sports announced that it will be delaying the release date of the popular video game by two weeks to Oct. 28, citing the need to “polish the game.” “This was a hard decision,” EA Sports stated in an open letter on its site, “but it’s the right one, as we are totally committed...
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Marin Cilic Defeats Kei Nishikori In Straight Sets To Win U.S. Open

NEW YORK — Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament’s champion. Croatia’s Cilic won his first Grand Slam title by beating Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday at Flushing Meadows, using 17 aces – including four in one game – and the same powerful groundstrokes that helped him eliminate Roger...
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Aaron Hernandez’s Lawyers Want Evidence From Cell Phone Suppressed

Lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have asked a judge to suppress evidence from his cell phone, saying state police didn’t have a warrant to take it after his arrest last year. The motion filed Monday in Bristol Superior Court says prosecutors misled his attorneys and improperly relied on warrants they had to search Hernandez’s home and the phone...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Graham Gano makes amends with band member he shoved

Turns out Graham Gano isn’t such a bad guy after all. The Carolina Panthers kicker apparently made amends with Bethune-Cookman trombonist Marquel Ballard, whom he shoved away while trying to warm up during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The video of Gano pushing Ballard quickly went viral, causing the kicker to immediately regret his actions...
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Suspended Colts LB Robert Mathis Out For Season With Achilles Injury

Things just went from bad to worse for Robert Mathis. The Indianapolis Colts’ all-time sacks leader was already suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing substance policy. Now, he’ll miss the rest of the season due to an Achilles injury sustained during a private workout last week in Atlanta, according to the Associated Press. The 33-year-old led...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts Giving Red Sox Hope For Future (Video)

The Boston Red Sox are eliminated from playoff contention, but Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts are playing as if the team is in the middle of October. The two youngsters have had their fair share of struggles this season, but both have turned up the heat in September, giving the team some much-needed hope for 2015. Bogaerts is hitting .375 with a home run, five RBIs, three runs...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Farrell: Brock Holt ‘Still Needs A Couple Of Days’ To Recover (Video)

Mike Napoli has recovered from his illness and is back in the Boston Red Sox’s lineup Monday. However, Brock Holt still needs some time to get better. Red Sox manager John Farrell said before the game that nausea and light-headedness will keep out Holt for the team’s series opener against the Baltimore Orioles. That said, Holt is expected to recover in the next few days and return...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vladimir Guerrero’s 15-Year-Old Son Is Pretty Good At Baseball (Video)

Vladimir Guerrero compiled 449 home runs and 1496 RBIs during his 16-year MLB career and probably still appears in pitchers’ nightmares. His son, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., hopes to dominate baseball the way his dad did back in the day, and he recently showed that he’s been blessed by a lot of his father’s athletic genes. At the age of 15, the younger Guerrero is already tearing...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Struggles With Rob Gronkowski Among Observations From Week 1 Loss

Apparently four preseason games wasn’t enough for the New England Patriots. Head coach Bill Belichick used the Patriots’ season opener as a glorified preseason game to test out different combinations on offense and defense. In all, the Patriots used 37 different offensive alignments and 31 defensive alignments in 60 minutes against the Dolphins. If the Patriots were hoping to...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh: Ray Rice Punch Video ‘Wasn’t Made Available To Us’

The Baltimore Ravens released Ray Rice on Monday after a disturbing video was made public of the running back punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in the face during a February dispute. The NFL claimed that they had no knowledge of the new video prior to its release by TMZ on Monday. Speaking to the media for the first time since his team suspended Rice, Ravens head coach...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Players Lend Hand On Yawkey Way Before Monday’s Game (Video)

September is Fan Appreciation Month at Fenway Park, and a number of Boston Red Sox players took the time to show said appreciation before their game Monday night. A crew of Red Sox, including Xander Bogaerts, Daniel Nava, Mookie Betts and Christian Vazquez, strolled out to Yawkey Way ahead of their matchup with the Baltimore Orioles to welcome fans to the ballpark. The meet-and...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ortiz: ‘It Sucks’ Knowing World Series Is Lost Cause For Red Sox

Nineteen games remain in the Boston Red Sox’s 2014 season. For David Ortiz, that’s 19 too many. Ortiz, whose Red Sox are just one season removed from a World Series championship, spoke Sunday of the frustration he feels knowing the playoffs are not an option for this year’s squad. “It sucks. Sucks. You know you’re basically playing for nothing,” Ortiz told ESPN.com...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Rice’s Suspension Honored By CFL; NFL Teams Reportedly Asked To Avoid Him

Don’t expect to see Ray Rice on a playing field any time soon. The running back was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday after a disturbing video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in the face. In the aftermath of the new video’s public release, several entities associated with Rice began cutting ties with the...
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Report: Brazil Cut Maicon For Breaking Curfew By 11 Hours In Miami

Maicon was dropped from Brazil’s national team Sunday — seemingly without reason. Well, the mystery of Maicon’s expulsion apparently has been solved, and we can explain it in a single word: “Miami.” Maicon broke a Saturday night curfew by an astonishing 11 hours. The 33-year-old fullback was supposed to return to his team’s hotel in Miami at 8 p.m. but didn’t return...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis On Ray Rice Suspension: ‘There Is No Comparison’ Between Us

Shockwaves were sent through the NFL on Monday after a disturbing video was released of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, in the face. Rice was immediately released from the Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL. On ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown,” the network called on a rather interesting choice to weigh in with his opinion...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Organization As A Whole Seeing Success In 2014 (Video)

We all know that the sun in Boston rises and sets on the Red Sox, which can be tough when the team is in a down year. After riding high on the team’s 2013 World Series win, New England was brought back down to earth by a team that found its way to the bottom of the American League East standings in 2014. The season is coming to an end, but members of the Red Sox organization are...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

David Krejci’s Goal Scoring Could Increase With Loui Eriksson On His Wing

BOSTON — Bruins center David Krejci’s high hockey IQ, patience with the puck and ability to deliver pinpoint passes make him a tremendous playmaker. One element of Krejci’s game that doesn’t get enough credit is his goal-scoring ability. The 28-year-old forward has been a pass-first player for most of his time with the B’s, primarily because he’s been centering goal-scoring...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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