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Peyton Manning on if 2015 is last season: 'I don't have those thoughts'

It really seems like Peyton Manning's retirement will come out of the blue, sometime in the middle of a cold offseason. Will it be next offseason? Who knows. But Manning has avoided the retirement talk since he came to Denver. He simply will not talk about his future plans and when he might walk away from the NFL. After his play slipped late last season, and the Denver Broncos asked...
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Gilbert Arenas’ assistant John White guilty of stealing $2 million

A former personal assistant to Gilbert Arenas has been found guilty of stealing more than $2 million from Arenas during a three-year span. John A. White, who served as Arenas’s assistant from 2006-2012, was convicted on Wednesday of 11 counts of wire fraud and four counts of filing a false tax-related document. He is facing up to 20 years in federal person for each wire fraud...
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Should Ricky Rubio ‘Have Confidence’ He’s A Part Of The Timberwolves’ Future?

If all goes according to plan for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins will be an electric superstar wing and Karl-Anthony Towns a dominant two-way force on the interior. But two foundational players alone won’t be enough to win a title in the NBA unless they’re surrounded by quality talent. Is that where Ricky Rubio fits in with the Timberwolves? Though unsubstantiated...
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No discipline for Redskins' Crowder after domestic violence accusation on social media

Washington Redskins rookie wide receiver Jamison Crowder won't face league punishment for alleged offseason incident, a league spokesman has told FOX Sports. In June, Crowder was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute that was brought to light by photos posted on his Instagram account. The photos, of a woman with some cuts and bruises, were posted along with a message that suggested...
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Dodgers to promote Baseball America No.1 overall prospect Corey Seager

The Dodgers are calling up top infield prospect Corey Seager, tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Seager is ranked by many as the game’s top overall prospect. The 21-year-old Seager is the younger brother of Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager and is a former first-round pick (18th overall in 2012). Seager has steadily risen up prospect charts over the course of his pro career and...
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As a sports blog, I'd be ashamed of myself if I didn't post this video

This video represents all of us at some point in our lives. 10, 15, 20 years down the line...heck, maybe some of you are already there and beyond. The subject of the video is Randy Copeland. We're not sure where he's from, we're not sure much about him at all...other than the fact that he's awesome. The video was posted to YouTube a few months ago by his son Joseph Copeland. ...
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Judge nullifies Tom Brady's four-game suspension

Tom Brady will be under center for the Patriots' season opener next Thursday. The ruling, handed down by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday morning, nullified the four-game suspension levied against the Patriots quarterback back on May 11 when Ted Wells, an independent investigator hired by the NFL, asserted Brady's connection to deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship...
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Raiders sign LB Lorenzo Alexander

The Raiders signed free agent LB Lorenzo Alexander, the club announced Wednesday. Alexander is entering his ninth NFL season, following stints with the Washington Redskins (2006-12) and Arizona Cardinals (2013-14), and practice squad stops with the Carolina Panthers (2005) and Baltimore Ravens (2006). For his career, Alexander has totaled 111 games played with 16 starts, 154 tackles...
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Would Chancellor sit 2015 out? Ex-Seahawks teammate says yes

Besides the preseason leakage on the offensive line, the Seahawks' biggest question entering Week 1 of the season is arguably the status of Kam Chancellor. The three-time Pro Bowl safety has held out with hopes of obtaining a new contract, and has been firm on not returning until the Seahawks give him one. With time winding down until the regular season, and no word on contract...
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A’s demote Cody Martin; Evan Scribner out for season

Cody Martin’s time with the A’s was short: He was sent back to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday after working three-plus innings Tuesday night. Chris Bassitt, who has discomfort in the shoulder-blade area, isn’t expected to pitch again for a week or two, so it’s a good bet Oakland will call up another starter for the spot Monday or Tuesday. Given his 2.66 ERA and the fact...
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Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith gets full-time work in Oakland

The only Super Bowl MVP the Seahawks have ever had walked off the plane Wednesday afternoon, hoping to gives the fans here and back in Oakland a fuller look at himself. Malcolm Smith, performance in Super Bowl XLVIII aside, was a part-time player in Seattle, starting 16 games in four seasons. He now is a starting outside linebacker for the Raiders. He is excited for Thursday night’s...
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Jason Kelce: Athleticism separates Eagles' O-line from others

The hits Sam Bradford took against the Baltimore Ravens were talked about all week after the Eagles' second preseason game. There's been none of that this week following Bradford's outstanding 10-for-10, three-touchdown night in Green Bay. He was hit only once in 10 dropbacks and that was when he delivered a three-yard touchdown to tight end Trey Burton on 4th-and-goal. The right...
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Dodgers owner Mark Walter talks trash after sweeping Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a crucial sweep of the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, and one of their owners clearly understood the importance. After Clayton Kershaw lead the Dodgers to a 2-1 win with a 15-strikeout complete game, team owner Mark Walter couldn’t contain his excitement. Because of the sweep, the Dodgers now lead the Giants by 6.5 games in the NL West division.
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Maikel Franco still feeling discomfort, return now in doubt

Recent optimism that Maikel Franco might be able to return to the Phillies lineup this season has suddenly turned into pessimism. Franco, out since Aug. 11 with a broken left wrist, felt some discomfort in the injured area when he began swinging a bat Wednesday. A week ago, Franco was healing quickly and team officials were saying it was likely he would play again this season....
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Doc Rivers: Paul Pierce’s Decision Came Down To Clippers Or Celtics

You might want to avert your eyes, Boston Celtics fans — especially those with bad hearts: Paul Pierce was almost a Celtic once more. Former Celtics coach Doc Rivers was back at TD Garden Wednesday for a fundraising event for ABCD Hoops Dreams. Rivers, who now serves as head coach and president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Clippers, was asked about landing former...
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Should Patriots sign Cassel if he's released by Bills?

If Tom Brady's suspension is upheld Jimmy Garoppolo will be the New England Patriots' starting quarterback. If old friend Matt Cassel is cut by the Buffalo Bills, should they bring him in to back up the second-year quarterback? "Sure, why not? It's better than Ryan Lindley," said Andy Hart of Patriots Football Weekly.
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Boston sports host: ‘Hire someone to murder’ Roger Goodell

If you think Deflategate has driven New England over the edge, a Boston radio personality offered up a prime example Wednesday. WEEI host Kirk Minihane said Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his son Jonathan should “hire someone to murder” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the Tom Brady saga. “He’s a rich guy,” Minihane said of Kraft during Minihane’s appearance...
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Antti Raanta says he never rooted against the Blackhawks

Antti Raanta disputed a report in a Finnish newspaper that he was rooting against the Blackhawks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. “I have never said anything like that,” Raanta told the Sun-Times. Raanta, who lost his job as the Hawks’ backup goaltender to Scott Darling late in the season, wanted to continue playing for the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL during...
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Red Wings' Johan Franzen determined to play again but must clear several hurdles

Johan Franzen is pushing himself hard and showing gradual improvement. He still experiences the occasional setback from the latest of the many concussions he's suffered. But he loves the game too much to consider retirement. He is doing everything in his power to give himself an opportunity to play again for the Detroit Red Wings. Franzen, 35, maintains a rosy outlook, saying he...
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Stars’ Klingberg ‘was a little bit surprised’ with seven-year deal

Following a solid rookie campaign, which saw him finish fifth in Calder Trophy voting, the Dallas Stars rewarded defenseman John Klingberg with a new seven-year, $29.75 million contract. It was a deal that surprised some, including Klingberg himself. “I was a little bit surprised. I thought maybe a two-year or three-year deal, somewhere there,” Klingberg told the Stars’ website...
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Oilers, Flames AHL affiliates to play outdoor game

There will be outdoor hockey in California once again this season. The American Hockey League’s Bakersfield Condors and Stockton Heat will head outside for a game on Dec. 18 at Raley Field in West Sacramento, Calif. The Edmonton Oilers’ affiliate and Calgary Flames’ farm club will be a part of the Golden State Hockey Rush – a six-week holiday extravaganza, which runs from...
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Source: Hawks haven't asked Patrick Kane about waiving no-move clause

The Chicago Blackhawks have not asked forward Patrick Kane whether he would be willing to waive his no-move clause in order for him to be traded, a source close to Kane said Wednesday. Kane, 26, is under investigation for an incident that allegedly occurred at his home in Hamburg, New York. The investigation is of an alleged sexual assault, The Buffalo News has reported. The Chicago...
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David Beckham reveals who he thinks should become next Manchester United boss

The Dutchman has promised to retire when his contract at Old Trafford expires. He recently said: "I will give it up [in 2017]. I promised that to my wife. We have not many years together any more. That is the reason. "I have to admit I have said to her, when I met her and after our relationship seemed to be very good, that at 55 I shall quit. I am still working and next week I...
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Arsenal to bid again for Simone Zaza in January transfer window – report

Arsenal will bid again for Juventus striker Simone Zaza in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Gunners reportedly attempted to sign the 24-year-old during the final throes of deadline day, but were put off by Juventus’ £22million asking price.
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Tottenham axe outcast Emmanuel Adebayor from Europa League squad

The Togo international was not on the list Spurs submitted to Uefa and he is also unlikely to be on the 25-man senior squad list that they will submit to the Premier League later today. The 31-year-old was expected to leave White Hart Lane during the summer after struggling to break into Mauricio Pochettino's first-team. The north London club were desperate to get his £100,000...
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