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Girl hit by ball at Yankee Stadium faces ‘long’ recovery, relative says

The little girl hit in the head by a foul ball during Wednesday’s game at Yankee Stadium faces a “long” recovery process, a relative told the New York Post on Friday. “She’s stable. It’s going to be a long process,” said the relative, who declined to provide his name. The girl, believed to be approximately two years old, remains at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley...
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Mike Zimmer: Sam Bradford officially ruled out Week 3 against Bucs

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed Friday that Sam Bradford will miss his second consecutive game after being ruled out for Sunday’s Week 3 tilt against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bradford has been limited in practice for the past two weeks with what reportedly has been deemed a bone bruise in his left knee originally suffered during the Vikings’ Week 1 victory...
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Jim Nantz has Masters theme piped in to backyard practice hole

Hello, friends.Here’s something: Jim Nantz not only has a miniature version of the par-3 seventh hole at Pebble Beach in his backyard; there’s also a speaker that pipes in the tranquil, soothing sounds of the Masters theme for ultimate recreational relaxation.Sir Nick Faldo, Nantz’s partner for golf broadcasts on CBS Sports, tweeted out video evidence that the dulcet tones...
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Indians rookies don superhero costumes for flight to Seattle

The Cleveland Indians (96-57) are flying high as AL Central champs and have a great shot at making it consecutive World Series appearances given how red-hot the team has been down the stretch.With that in mind, the Indians are feeling pretty loosey-goosey right now ... winning 27 out of 28 games can have that effect. So, how about utilizing their flight north out of L.A. to Seattle...
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WATCH: Derek Fisher's ‘DWTS’ debut was roundball-inspired corniness

Derek Fisher became the latest athlete to test out their dance floor chops as a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars.” While Fisher’s debut performance on the long-running dance competition’s 25th season wasn’t a godawful train wreck, it was somewhat cringe-worthy in its corniness.Fisher, 43, a five-time NBA champion and former head coach of the New York Knicks, showcased...
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CC Sabathia not worried about booze-fueled celebrations

CC Sabathia may be a recovering alcoholic but insisted there are no worries about any potential booze-fueled celebrations for the New York Yankees in the coming weeks.The Yankees hold a 6.5-game lead in the American League Wild Card standings and sit three games back of the Boston Red Sox in the AL East, so the team is all but assured of a postseason berth. And with that, there will...
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Bill Belichick defers Aaron Hernandez CTE, lawsuit questions

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on Friday wasn’t interested in fielding questions about the discovery that former player Aaron Hernandez had CTE, nor the subsequent filing of a lawsuit, indicating such medical and legal questions are not his area of expertise.A report Thursday revealed Hernandez, who played for the Patriots from 2010 to 2012, suffered from a “severe...
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Brewers backer Kato Kaelin rages on Twitter during loss to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs’ rally from a 3-2 deficit starting starting in the ninth inning that led to a 5-3 extra-inning victory Thursday led die-hard Milwaukee Brewers backer Kato Kaelin into a fit of Twitter hysterics.Kaelin, the most infamous house guest human history, is a Milwaukee native and often wears his Brewers fandom on his sleeve.So, when the Brewers, who were on the fringes...
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Brady claims sunburn can be avoided by drinking a lot of water

According to Tom Brady, when it comes to avoiding sunburn, it isn’t about SPF … it’s all about the H20.The New England Patriots quarterback, in his recently released book, “The TB12 Method: How to Sustain a Lifetime of Peak Performance,” relayed an anecdote detailing how he used to get sunburned all the time but now avoids such epidermal injuries by drinking large quantities...
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Jerry Jones screws up Superman metaphor with Kryptonite talk

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a proud alumnus of the University of Arkansas, and his alma mater is doing its part to celebrate his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Part of the pomp and circumstance to honor Jones — who was a member of Arkansas’ 1964 national championship team — involves the Razorbacks’ Saturday showdown with the Texas A&M Aggie at Jones’...
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Report: Girl struck by ball at Yankee Stadium remains in hospital

The girl struck by a baseball at Yankee Stadium during Wednesday's game remains hospitalized Thursday, per a New York Post report.The unidentified girl, believed to be two years old, was seated along the third-base line when she was hit in the head by a line-drive foul ball of the bat of Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier during the bottom of the 5th inning. An eyewitness told NJ...
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Jason Garrett addressed effort issues with Ezekiel Elliott

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett on Thursday indicated he addressed with Ezekiel Elliott the controversial effort issue from last Sunday’s demoralizing loss to the Denver Broncos. And now, Garrett just wants to move on from it. “We cleaned the game up the way we clean the game up,” Garrett said when asked if he’s spoken to Elliott about the issue, via The Dallas Morning...
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Tens of thousands of empty seats possible at Rams-49ers game

The San Francisco 49ers host the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium Thursday night, and to say interest in the Bay Area is low for the game may be an understatement.The cost of resale tickets on the secondary market are astonishingly low, with some tickets available on StubHub for as low as $14 on Wedneday. And on TicketIQ, a ticket can be had for Thursday night’s match-up between...
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Tom Brady jokes he might give his book to Bill Belichick for Christmas

Tom Brady on Thursday reacted to Bill Belichick’s lack of enthusiasm over his new book by joking perhaps he’ll give it to the curmudgeonly New England Patriots head coach as a Christmas gift. Belichick was asked Wednesday about Brady’s new book, “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance,” and whether he’d “throw a bone” to his quarterback...
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Bulls open to Wade buyout only if ‘advantageous’ to team

The Chicago Bulls start training camp next Monday, and surprisingly, Dwyane Wade still remains a member of the team. The prevailing belief was that a buyout was in the offing this offseason, as the team does not need an aging player as it embarks upon a total rebuild.Whether or not the Bulls do indeed buy out Wade before the 2017-18 NBA season is up to one person: Wade himself, as...
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Bill Belichick again compares J.J. Watt to Lawrence Taylor

When Bill Belichick watches tape of J.J. Watt, he cannot help but see a lot of Lawrence Taylor in the standout Houston Texans superstar. And with that, the New England Patriots head coach may have paid Watt the highest compliment he could possibly make. Taylor was one the most dominant defensive players in NFL history with the way in which he terrorized opposing offenses. Bill Belichick...
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Trevor Siemian on QB play: ‘Drop back and throw it to the open guy’

Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian has been a revelation so far this season, looking mighty impressive while leading the team to a 2-0 record. And the 25-year-old signal-caller perhaps oversimplified why exactly he’s been playing so well, explaining quarterbacking is all about the need to “drop back and throw it to the open guy.” Coming off a 42-17 throttling of the...
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Ezekiel Elliott’s attorney speculates on NFL’s motivation for legal battle

As the Ezekiel Elliott suspension case continues to weave its way through the legal system, the attorney for the Dallas Cowboys running back stated his belief the NFL is using his client as an example.In short, the six-game suspension — and the protracted legal maneuvers that continue — is being used to demonstrate the NFL’s diligent commitment to better addressing domestic...
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Crying Jordan hits ‘Jeopardy!’ in ‘Fond Meme-ories’ category

The craze may have tapered off a bit as of late, but it looks like the “Crying Jordan” meme got a pop culture boost thanks to its appearance this week on a “Jeopardy!” episode.The widely popular meme that features an image of Michael Jordan weeping — culled originally from his speech at his Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2009 — was the question for $400 in the ...
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Chuck Pagano admits he sounds like ‘broken record’ on Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano held a press conference Wednesday, and like most pressers before it over the past several months, Andrew Luck was a primary topic. It was reported that not only is Luck out for the Colts’ Week 3 match-up Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, the still-rehabbing quarterback would not even practice. Pagano claimed to have no new information...
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Charles Barkley weighs in on Ezekiel Elliott saga

Charles Barkley is among the most outspoken personalities in sports media, never reluctant to weigh in on the issues of the day within the world of sports or otherwise. So, it’s no surprise that the opinionated NBA analyst finally got around to addressing the drama surrounding Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.Barkley was taking part in an SMU Athletic Forum when the...
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Draymond Green sits on Kevin Durant’s lap in 'NBA 2K18' glitch

Kevin Durant is having a bad enough week already, but a comical glitch in “NBA 2K18” has the much-maligned Golden State Warriors superstar being used as a chair by teammate Draymond Green.Actually, to be more accurate, Durant himself is actually sitting in a chair. Green simply plops down in Durant’s lap. Goodness knows what LaVar Ball would have to say about that scene, as...
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John Harbaugh, student of British royalty, talks deleted Queen tweet

The Baltimore Ravens caused a stir on social media — and presumably some consternation among the Anglophile community — with a since-deleted tweet in which Queen Elizabeth II is awkwardly regaled in team-themed face paint. The Ravens of course square off against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on Sunday, so the ill-fated tweet at least made some semblance of sense, even though...
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Richard Sherman on Seahawks defense: ‘It’s on us’ for success

The Seattle Seahawks sit at 1-1 and Sunday’s 12-9 victory over the San Francisco 49ers is almost entirely thanks to the outstanding play of the defense. The offense, on the other hand, has continued the struggles in 2017 that plagued last year’s campaign. And Richard Sherman put it plainly by suggesting the prospects for team success lies with the defense.The fiery cornerback...
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Phillies fan honors chicken nuggets promise

A Philadelphia Phillies fan honored a promise made on Twitter last week and was at Citizens Bank Park Tuesday night to hand out free chicken nuggets to his fellow fans. Damon Miller Jr. on Thursday took to Twitter in response to a Phillies tweet and guaranteed chicken nuggets for all — relatively speaking — should something specific occur during the day’s tilt against the Miami...
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