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Cristiano Ronaldo buys his agent an island as a wedding gift

Cristiano Ronaldo has got newlyweds Jorge Mendes and Sandra Barbosa quite the gift: their very own island. According to the Portuguese website Move Notícias, Ronaldo has bought the happy couple a Greek getaway.
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Cristiano Ronaldo on FIFA corruption: 'I don't give a f---'

Don't ask Cristiano Ronaldo how he feels about the FIFA corruption scandal. When questioned about FIFA in an undated interview with CNN Espanol, Real Madrid's 51-goal man responded: "Speak about FIFA. I don't care about FIFA. I don't give a f--- about FIFA. Speak about politics, speak about FIFA."
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Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson leaves practice with undisclosed injury

New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson left practice Sunday with an undisclosed injury. The Jets did not provide any additional details about the injury, but said head coach Todd Bowles will address it afterward.
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Quick working his way back after injury

Rams wide receiver Brian Quick was on his way to a breakout season in 2014 when he went down with a scary shoulder injury. In the first half of a 34-7 road loss at Kansas City in late October, Quick was running a comeback route at the Rams’ 20 when he was aggressively taken to the ground by Chiefs corner Jamell Fleming after a 10-yard gain. Quick landed on his left shoulder, attempting...
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Cubs' Haren on retiring: 'I don't want to say this is it and pull a Brett Favre'

Dan Haren's major-league career may be coming to its conclusion at season's end, but the right-hander's going to be sure he's truly done before making a retirement announcement. "I would say the chances are this will probably be it," Haren told Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. "I don't want to pull a Brett Favre." Haren is of course speaking about the controversy surrounding the Green...
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Dolphins' Branden Albert showing progress after knee surgery

Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert of the Miami Dolphins is showing progress in his return from major knee surgery. Albert had surgery on his right knee late last season. On Sunday, he participated in limited outdoor drills for the first time during camp. He wore a bulky brace and moved with a noticeable limp. He wore full pads after previously taking part only in warmups and walk...
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Reese says Giants defense can surprise people without JPP

General manager Jerry Reese says the New York defense is going to surprise people this season, even without injured star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Speaking to reporters for the first time since players reported, Reese refused to say much Sunday about Pierre-Paul, whose status for the season is in question after injuring his right hand in a fireworks incident on July 4 in Florida.
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Dennis Rodman Reeks of Booze at Car Wash Cops Called

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was wasted at a carwash Sunday morning in the O.C. ... at least according to several eyewitnesses, and it was bad enough that the cops were called ... TMZ Sports has learned. It happened at a Costa Mesa car wash ... several people came in close contact with him -- including employees -- say he smelled of alcohol and was acting weird. We're told he...
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Mavs sign Justin Anderson

Justin Anderson never really found his groove in three years at Virginia, at least not like was expected out of high school where he was one of the top recruits in his class. Then he certainly found it at Summer League in Las Vegas last month — he averaged 17.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and hit 38.5 percent from three.
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Steelers dump Michael Egnew

Even with 90 guys on every roster, the churning continues in the early days of training camp. For the Steelers, that churning has resulted in the arrival of cornerback Brandon Boykin via trade with Philly, and also the signing of rookie free agent running back Jawon Chisholm. The team announced the arrival of Chisholm on Sunday; he was a participant on a tryout basis in the team’s...
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Mark Sanchez says talk of Chip Kelly being racist is “getting old”

The pattern has become predictable. Players who, for whatever reason, don’t fit within the Chip Kelly system point to something other than their failure to fit within the Chip Kelly system when dismissed from it. It’s easy for some, and a little lazy, to suggest that Kelly makes decisions based in whole or in part on race. But that’s what cornerback Brandon Boykin did after...
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Stephen Hill diagnosed with torn ACL

The feeling around the Panthers was that the knee injury suffered by wide receiver Stephen Hill on Saturday was a serious one and those feelings were proven correct on Sunday. Assistant head coach Steve Wilks, who is filling in for Ron Rivera this weekend while Rivera is attending his brother’s funeral, announced that Hill tore his ACL. The team placed Hill on waivers with the...
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A.J. Burnett acknowledges elbow injury may end his career

Earlier this week, the Pirates placed right-hander A.J. Burnett on the 15-day DL with what the team called right elbow inflammation. He will undergo tests on Monday to determine the nature and severity of the injury. Burnett fully expects the worst. "It's either (the ulnar collateral ligament) or the flexor (tendon)," said Burnett to MLB.com's Tom Singer. "I'm prepared for both...
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How Kobe Bryant needs to emulate Wizards-era Michael Jordan

Kobe Bryant is wrestling with The End. His career is coming to a close, and while he's not ready to hang up the Nikes just yet, he's definitely aware of how quickly his retirement is approaching. It may be next summer, it may be the year after (or the year after that), but the truth is that he doesn't have much time left. Bryant's also had a rough go of it in these last few years...
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Seahawks trade undisclosed 2016 draft pick to Detroit for CB Mohammed Seisay

The Seahawks on Sunday traded an undisclosed 2016 draft pick to Detroit for cornerback Mohammed Seisay, a second-year player from Nebraska. The 6-2, 206-pound Seisay played in 13 games for the Lions last season with five tackles. Two of those were special teams tackles. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent and after being released at the final cutdown, was signed...
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Report: Manchester United accepts PSG's £44.5-million fee for Di Maria

The Angel Di Maria transfer saga is close to completion. Manchester United appears ready to take a loss on the massive price tag it paid for Di Maria last summer after reportedly accepting a £44.5-million offer from Paris Saint-Germain. The sale of the Argentine to PSG seems imminent at this point. The midfielder is due to meet with the French team's officials in Doha, Qatar before...
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Brandon Boykin: Chip Kelly has trouble relating with players

New Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykin on Sunday clarified his comments that Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is "uncomfortable around grown men of our culture." The Steelers on Saturday acquired Boykin, considered a top-shelf slot corner, from the Eagles for a conditional fifth-round pick in 2016. "He can't relate and that makes him uncomfortable," Boykin told CSNPhilly...
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Jim Caldwell: Lions 'expect' to return to postseason

The Detroit Lions haven't made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons in almost 20 years. Detroit head coach Jim Caldwell expects that to change this season. "We expect to be [a playoff team]," Caldwell said during his camp-opening news conference Sunday. "We must be a better team than we were last year. I came in last year saying it is right now and it's a right-now business, and...
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Jamaal Charles feels like he's 'the LeBron of football'

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is usually the focus of attention from opposing defenses. The attention gets so much that he said he can feel at times like LeBron James. "I take it like it's a compliment,'' Charles said Saturday. "I feel like that's the only reason we get to stay in the league as long as I can. I feel like if they [can] stop me, then my time is up...
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Lions not sure when Joique Bell will be ready to practice

The Lions placed running back Joique Bell on the physically unable to perform list to open training camp after an offseason that saw Bell undergo surgeries on both his knee and Achilles, but they aren’t concerned about Bell falling behind in the offense. Coach Jim Caldwell said that Bell “understands and knows how to run the ball” in the team’s offensive scheme, which leaves...
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Joe Thomas: Browns can make playoffs with franchise quarterback

You usually don't hear much optimism associated with the Cleveland Browns, a perpetually moribund franchise. Just don't tell that to star left tackle Joe Thomas, who has supreme confidence in his team. "The optimism that I have right now, I feel I'm on a team that can make the playoffs with a franchise quarterback," Thomas said Saturday, according to ESPN Cleveland. "I certainly...
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Examining Cam Newton's goal of Panthers being NFL's top offense

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has a lofty goal for his unit this season. "Our main goal now is to become the No. 1 offense in the league," Newton told ESPN.com. "And I'm not just blowing smoke when I said that." Newton may not be blowing smoke, but he also may not realize just how far away from being No. 1 his offense really is. Let's take a look at Carolina's performance...
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Chase Utley to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

Chase Utley’s road back to the Phillies will continue on Sunday afternoon in Allentown. The second baseman will begin a rehab assignment with triple-A Lehigh Valley at Coca-Cola Park. The IronPigs play Norfolk at 1:35.
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Padres' Morrow to get second opinion

Padres starter Brandon Morrow will visit orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache next week in Los Angeles for a second opinion on his right shoulder. After experiencing discomfort following a recent bullpen session, Morrow saw Padres team physician Dr. Heinz Hoenecke on Friday in San Diego. The diagnosis, shoulder inflammation, was the same that first landed him not he disabled list in early May.
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Marlins' motives questioned in keeping Ozuna in minors

Of all the players moving in and out of the Marlins organization leading up to Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, none fostered more intrigue than one who stayed where he was. Such is the curious case of Marcell Ozuna, out of sight but hardly out of mind in the minor leagues. The center fielder was demoted to Triple-A in early July to rediscover his power stroke and regain confidence...
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