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Redskins’ Bashaud Breeland shows off his English Bulldog pups (pics)

Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland’s entourage made for quite the adorable scene, as he showed up Tuesday at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., with four adorable English Bulldog puppies. .@salute_me17 bringing just the essentials to #SkinsCamp. https://t.co/K4zVLtznzk — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 26, 2016 Breeland, who apparently was looking for a mate...
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Noah ‘Thor’ Syndergaard denies responsibility for NYC lightning strike (pic)

A mesmerizing bolt of lightning struck the Empire State Building during a storm that halted Monday’s tilt between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field. And Mets electrifying starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, of course nicknamed Thor, denied any responsibility for it. Syndergaard took to Twitter Monday evening to stress that there were no Mjölnir-based shenanigans...
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Mike McCarthy ends weight talk, declares Eddie Lacy ‘ready’

It was explicitly spelled out to Eddie Lacy by the Green Bay Packers organization that he needed to shed some weight this offesason. Mike McCarthy has essentially declared an end to such discussions by proclaiming the running back fit enough for training camp. The Packers reported to camp on Monday and McCarthy, while hesitant to discuss at any length the exact fitness level of...
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Brett Favre selects wife Deanna as his Hall of Fame presenter

Brett Favre established countless relationships, even lifelong friendships, with coaches, teammates, mentors and the like during his 20-year NFL career. But when selecting who will present him at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in Canton, Ohio, next month, Favre chose someone much closer to home and dearer to his heart. His wife Deanna. “Deanna is the best teammate...
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Von Miller has some wild thoughts about human evolution

Von Miller has cultivated a reputation of being a somewhat eccentric individual with a unique worldview that possesses unorthodox opinions concerning matters outside the world of football. The Denver Broncos superstar’s recent off-the-wall predictions concerning the continued evolution of humankind won’t alter that perception one iota. Miller recently discussed what he believes...
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Doug Pederson confirms Sam Bradford will start in Week 1

The Philadelphia Eagles on Monday opened training camp and it didn’t take long for the team’s No. 1 offseason story to become a primary topic of conversation. The Eagles of course traded up to select Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. In the wake of the decision, Sam Bradford had a very public and unhappy reaction to the move. While both the...
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Brian Cashman defends A-Rod despite season's struggles

Reports in recent days have indicated Brian Cashman has no intention of releasing the  struggling Alex Rodriguez, despite rumors stating otherwise. The New York Yankees general manager took it a step further during a conference call Monday by going to bat for the soon-to-be 41-year-old designated hitter, praising him for his hard work and dedication. Brian Cashman was...
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Tyler Johnson 'threw up a couple of times' over $50M deal

Tyler Johnson probably figured his time with the Miami Heat had come to an end after he agreed to a four-year, $50 million offer sheet from the Brooklyn Nets. But with the departure of Dwyane Wade, the Heat decided to match the Nets’ offer. What was Johnson’s reaction to the realization that he was going to make that kind of money no matter where he played? Let’s just say...
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Report: Seahawks to meet with Michael Bennett about new contract

The Seattle Seahawks are set to meet with Michael Bennett’s camp to work out terms on a new contract, according to reports from both the Seattle Times and ESPN. A source has confirmed to the Times that Bennett’s new agent, Doug Hendrickson, will have an audience with the Seahawks at some point this week. ESPN’s Josina Anderson is reporting that a two- to three-year extension...
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Repot: NFL to investigate Aldon Smith over Periscope video

The NFL are preparing to investigate Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith in the wake of a video recently posted to Periscope in which an unidentified man, suspected to perhaps be Smith, and an unidentified woman appear to handle and smoke a marijuana cigarette. A source reportedly informed ESPN’s Ed Werder of the NFL’s intent. As expected, source says #NFL looking into...
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Dad surprises Little Leaguer son after pretending to forget his birthday (vid)

A tremendously heartwarming video has gone viral that shows how a dad more than came through in the clutch after pretending to forget his Little Leaguer son’s birthday. Posted to Twitter on Saturday, the video shows the clearly dejected boy — who appears to be a player for the Taney Dragons, which is the same team Mo’ne Davis led to the Little League World Series, as noted...
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Jason Williams calls Barkley a 'loser' for Durant criticism

Former NBA player Jason Williams has called out Charles Barkley over his criticism of Kevin Durant, referring to the NBA on TNT analyst as a “loser.” Williams, better known as “White Chocolate” during his NBA playing days, went after Barkley following a recent appearance in a semi-pro basketball tournament. The crux of his criticism stems from how Barkley lambasted Durant...
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Kevin Durant says stay-in-bed talk was taken ‘a little too literal’

Kevin Durant said earlier this week that he stayed in bed for two days following the announcement that he would be joining the Golden State Warriors. It turns out that everyone simply was taking the comments way too literally, so says Durant. Durant attempted to downplay the entire situation during comments made Wednesday and reported by Yahoo! Sports' Michael Lee. "I think...
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Dodgers’ Joc Pederson suffers from serious case of bed head (pic)

With a getaway day game scheduled for Thursday against the host Washington Nationals at 12:05 local time, the Los Angeles Dodgers were forced into a quick turnaround after playing a night game Wednesday, with players having to show up at the ballpark pretty early. Perhaps too early for some of them. Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson is a young pup at the spry age of 24. And...
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Matt Harvey cheers on Mets from hospital bed

Matt Harvey may be in the earliest stages of recovery following a surgical procedure where he had his top rib removed, but the New York Mets ace made sure to let everyone know he’s still well enough to root on his teammates. Harvey on Wednesday tweeted out an image of himself taking in the Mets-Cubs afternoon tilt at Wrigley Field, two days after undergoing surgery to treat...
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Adrian Peterson using unorthodox methods to deal with fumbling issues

Adrian Peterson is unquestionably one of the most dominant running backs to ever play in the NFL. But that does not mean there isn’t some shortcomings to his overall game, one of those being an issue with fumbles. As he has done every offseason, the Minnesota Vikings running back is putting forth the effort to improve as an all-around back. But this time around, Peterson is...
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Odell Beckham Jr. went out on a date with Demi Lovato?

Odell Beckham Jr. has proven to be quite adept this week at keeping his name in the news cycle despite this being the slowest period of the usually frenetic NFL calendar. The latest news surrounding the high-profile New York Giants wide receiver comes courtesy of Page Six, which reports he was spotted out and about this week in New York with pop star Demi Lovato. The New York...
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Prince Fielder posts cryptic message amid injury news

Prince Fielder and the Texas Rangers found out about some potentially disappointing news earlier this week when it was learned that the slugger could be out the rest of the season due to a herniated disk in his neck. But it was Fielder who took it to the next level by posting a cryptic message on social media as the news was being disseminated and subsequently discussed. In a...
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Bryce Harper quotes Domingo Ayala to riff on mammoth homer (pic)

Even Bryce Harper was left utterly impressed with the vulgar display of power he demonstrated with a majestic mammoth home run that reached the third deck of Nationals Park during Wednesday’s 8-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. So much so, in fact, that he riffed on a quote from social media star, YouTube sensation and baseball quasi-folk hero Domingo Ayala to properly address...
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Vandal breaks street-level window at Vikings’ U.S. Bank Stadium

A currently unidentified vandal broke a street-level window at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, only two days before the official grand opening of the Minnesota Vikings $1 billion-plus pro football mecca. The damage caused by the rock left an opening in the window large enough for a person to crawl through, but a shield is installed behind the lower-level rows of windows which would...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Wilkerson relieved to be staying in Jersey with Jets deal

Muhammad Wilkerson couldn’t hide his relief over officially signing a five-year, $85 million deal last Friday with the New York Jets. And while the significant financial windfall coming from the long-term deal obviously is a reward unto itself, the fact that the New Jersey native didn’t have to leave the comfort of home to obtain it is perhaps the best part. Wilkerson, a native...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin debuts yet another rocking hairdo, everyone (pic)

Jeremy Lin has rocked many-a-unique hairstyle during his NBA career, most notably last season. But the new Brooklyn Nets guard recently debuted perhaps his coolest hairdo yet: Braids. Two of ’em, starting on the front of his forehead and going all the way back. Bleacher Report’s Thomas Duffy shared an image of Lin’s new look via Twitter. Jeremy Lin's latest hairstyle goes...
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Buccaneers players using yoga to prepare for the NFL season

There are countless ways through which NFL players prepare for an upcoming season, and the options range from the traditional to the newly unique. For several members of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, this prep now involves practicing yoga. Bucs defensive ends Robert Ayers and Noah Spence were among the 10 players either currently playing in the NFL or currently  on league rosters who...
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White Sox to give out interesting Scottie Pippen bobblehead (pic)

The Chicago White Sox have announced an upcoming bobblehead night that will pay tribute to one of the Windy City’s most beloved sports icons, Scottie Pippen. On Sept. 14 at U.S. Cellular Field, the White Sox will host “Chicago Bulls Night,” during which the first 1,400 fans who purchased tickets will present a voucher for the Pippen bobblehead, which features the former Bulls...
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Charles Barkley ate fast food during 76ers practices?

Charles Barkley didn’t become known as “The Round Mound of Rebound” without some real effort on his part. Or apparent lack thereof. Jayson Williams, who spent the first two seasons of his NBA career as Barkley’s teammate on the Philadelphia 76ers, recently regaled listeners of the VICE Sports “Cookies” podcast with a patently absurd but believably comical story about...
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