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Rebuttal banner supporting Tom Brady flies over Pats practice

The New England Patriots and Tom Brady received support in the skies during the team’s training camp practice on Friday, one day after a contingent of snarky New York Jets fans paid $1,000 to fly a banner that mocked and ridiculed the under-fire quarterback. New England Aerial Ads appears to be the outfit behind the...Read More The post Rebuttal banner supporting Tom Brady flies...
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LeSean McCoy: Canceled ‘females only’ shindig ‘was no weird orgy thing’

LeSean McCoy on Friday met with the media at training camp and of course the hot topic of discussion revolved around the Buffalo Bills running back’s much ballyhooed private party that was the source of comical controversy last week. McCoy’s original post on Instagram announcing the “females only” party upset the Bills and the NFL...Read More The post LeSean McCoy says ‘females...
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John Elway: Running game will be Peyton Manning’s ‘best friend’

There have been concerns that Peyton Manning will have difficulty adjusting to the West Coast offense favored by new head coach Gary Kubiak. But Denver Broncos boss John Elway thinks the 39-year-old Manning will be able to adjust just fine. And Elway should be seen as reliable in his assessment. After all, he knows a...Read More The post John Elway: Running game will be Peyton Manning’s...
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Backboard, hoop, net from Michael Jordan’s last shot sells for $41,825

The backboard, hoop and net that served as the apparatus for the final shot in Michael Jordan’s career sold at auction for an astounding $41,825, according to an ESPN.com News Services report. The prized piece of NBA memorabilia was sold to a collector on Thursday night by Heritage Auctions during the National Sports Collectors Convention...Read More The post Backboard, hoop, net...
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New Blue Jay David Price got a flat tire on his way to Toronto

David Price’s start with a new team after being dealt by the Detroit Tigers to the Toronto Blue Jays this week couldn’t have gotten off to a more inauspicious start after the pitcher apparently suffered a flat tire on his way to his new home. Price alerted the masses of his trip to Toronto being...Read More The post New Blue Jay David Price got a flat tire on his way to Toronto...
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Justin Upton joins Padres’ trolling ways, gives fake hugs to teammates (vid)

Justin Upton on Thursday elected to follow the lead of San Diego Padres interim manager Pat Murphy and continued to perpetuate the team’s apparent proclivity for trolling everyone in the buildup to the MLB trade deadline. The outfielder, during San Diego’s 8-7 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field, engaged in a bout...Read More The post Justin Upton joins Padres’ trolling...
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The Rock 'pretty disappointed,' but defends Hulk Hogan

A “pretty disappointed” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson nevertheless went to bat for pal and professional wrestling colleague Hulk Hogan, defending him to a certain extent by arguing that everyone has “talked trash” behind closed doors. Johnson was making an appearance on Thursday at the 2015 TCA press tour panel to promote his new HBO series...Read More The post Dwayne ...
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Rickie Fowler aces final hole, treats media to free beers

Rickie Fowler finished up his first round at the Quicken Loans National with a bang courtesy of an ace on the par-3 9th hole, his final hole of the day. Using a 7-iron on the 200-yard hole, Fowler finished with a 4-under 67 courtesy of his hole-in-one, what the PGA Tour is cleverly referring to...Read More The post Rickie Fowler aces final hole, treats media to free beers (vid/pic...
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Twins closer's wife pens essay about Twitter hate he's enduring

Minnesota Twins closer Glen Perkins couldn’t have started off his season any better, going 28-for-28 in save opportunities heading into the All-Star break. Since being named to the AL All-Star roster, Perkins’ performance has dropped off dramatically, as the pitcher has blown two saves and found himself on the hook for two losses in his...Read More The post Glen Perkins’ wife...
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Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment in essay

Josh Smith created something of a controversy last week when he made comments related to how his new one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers was going to put a strain on him and his family, saying his contract is going to make it “harder on me this year.” The fact that Smith is slated...Read More The post Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment, greed accusations...
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Jets fans flew ‘Cheaters’ banner at Pats practice ‘to troll the hell out of them’

The group of approximately 30 New York Jets fans behind a banner flying overhead at the New England Patriots’ training camp practice on Thursday apparently only paid $1,000 to pull off the stunt they explained was done primarily for one reason: To “troll the hell out of” the Patriots in the wake of the NFL...Read More The post Jets fans flew ‘Cheaters’ banner at Pats practice...
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Johnny Manziel struggles in 11-on-11 drills at Browns training camp

Working with the Cleveland Browns’ second-team offense without pads and with limited contact, Johnny Manziel reportedly struggled mightily in 11-on-11 drills during Thursday’s training camp session. According to Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Mary Kay Cabot, the second-year quarterback in one series had a sequence where he would have been sacked twice, nearly threw an interception...
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Murphy pulled players to give media ‘something to think about’

San Diego Padres interim manager Pat Murphy probably worked the assembled media in attendance of Wednesday night’s game against the New York Mets into a lather by making some strange bench moves during the team’s 7-3 win. And he admitted after the game he did so simply to mess with them. Murphy pulled both Matt...Read More The post Padres manager pulled players to give media...
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Puig: Broke out of slump by playing baseball video games

Yasiel Puig, mired in a slump, somewhat broke out of his hitting funk in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 10-7 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. The young slugger, batting only .195 in July, was having an especially rough go of it over the past week,...Read More The post Yasiel Puig says he broke out of slump by playing baseball...
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William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry auctioning off Super Bowl ring

William “Refrigerator” Perry, one of the most iconic players from the Super Bowl-shuffling Chicago Bears’ dominant 1985 team that went on to win Super Bowl XX, announced this week that he will be auctioning off the very ring he received as a rookie for his part in the modern-era “Monsters of the Midway” winning said...Read More The post William ‘Refrigerator’ Perry...
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Nationals serenaded with fart noises during B.P. at Marlins Park (video)

In what may be an unprecedented (and sophomorically delightful) act of music-based psychological warfare, the wacky wisenheimers in charge of the P.A. system at Marlins Park — the already-carnival-like home of the Miami Marlins — pumped in what sounded like fart noises as the Washington Nationals conducted their batting practice session prior to Wednesday’s game....Read More...
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Terry Collins writes letter to widow of longtime Mets fan

New York Mets manager Terry Collins obviously has his hands full trying to keep his team in the hunt for the postseason, but that didn’t prevent him from recently taking some time to send a heartfelt letter to the widow of a longtime fan of the team. Evidence of Collins’ thoughtful gesture was first posted...Read More The post Terry Collins writes heartfelt letter to widow of...
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Tom Coughlin calls Jason Pierre-Paul situation a ‘fiasco’

New York Giants owner John Mara earlier this week referred to the bizarre incident and subsequent confusing aftermath of Jason Pierre-Paul suffering a horrific hand injury in a Fourth of July fireworks accident “very disappointing.” Now head coach Tom Coughlin has chimed in on the events of the past several weeks, calling the entire debacle...Read More The post Tom Coughlin...
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Troy Tulowitzki’s trade to Blue Jays causes ‘Jeopardy!’ answer fail (pic/vid)

Troy Tulowitzki was traded from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays this week, and through no fault of anyone, the move gave rise to an inaccurate correct answer-and-question during Wednesday’s airing of “Jeopardy!” The answer was in a category about MLB teams that have never won the World Series, and it read, “In...Read More The post Troy Tulowitzki’s trade to...
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Tom Brady’s iPhone 6 mention a publicity bonanza for Apple

Given the amount of coverage it has received in the past 24 hours, it’s obvious the news that the NFL has upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension is one of the bigger — if not biggest — stories currently dominating the sports media cycle. Not only that, the seismic developments related to Brady’s battle with the...Read More The post Tom Brady’s iPhone 6 mention a publicity...
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Geno Smith laughed at being ranked last in QB poll

For the second straight year, Geno Smith found himself in last place in a poll conducted by ESPN of NFL executives in which the presumed starting quarterbacks for the upcoming season were ranked. To hear it from the New York Jets quarterback, the news is more amusing than anything. “I laugh at that. I laugh...Read More The post Geno Smith laughed at being ranked last (again) in...
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Giants owner calls Pierre-Paul debacle ‘very disappointing’

It should go without saying that the New York Giants organization couldn’t have been too happy over not only how Jason Pierre-Paul suffered serious injury in a Fourth of July fireworks mishap but how he conducted himself in the incident’s immediate aftermath. There is now confirmation that even the Giants owner has been left unhappy...Read More The post Giants owner calls Jason...
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NFL reportedly concerned about Goodell’s safety in wake of Brady decision

New England Patriots fans are understandably upset with the NFL and Roger Goodell over the decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. It could even be argued, depending on one’s particular point of view regarding the events that have transpired in the wake of the Deflategate controversy, that they are justified in their collective ire...Read More The post NFL reportedly...
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Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while hiking in Peru (photo)

Jonathan Toews decided to get away for some R&R after the Chicago Blackhawks’ grueling but rewarding run to another Stanley Cup title by taking a hiking vacation in Peru. Who would have thought he would run into one of the team’s fans so far away from Chi-Town? But that’s what happened when Ryan Adorjan ran...Read More The post Jonathan Toews runs into Blackhawks fan while...
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Conor McGregor admits he's intimidated by Ronda Rousey

Conor McGregor may be the interim UFC featherweight champion, but even he finds himself blown away by the strength, skill and fighting prowess of Ronda Rousey. McGregor, who claimed the title courtesy of a second-round TKO victory over Chad Mendes a few weeks ago, said he “would not like to engage in a clinch fight...Read More The post Conor McGregor: Ronda Rousey would throw...
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