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‘Holiday meal’ monstrosity to be served at Cowboys’ Thanksgiving game

Dallas Cowboys fans who take in the team’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Los Angeles Chargers at AT&T Stadium needn’t feel deprived of the traditional foodstuffs and trimmings associated with the holiday. Why? Because those in attendance can feast upon a culinary monstrosity billed as the “Texas-Style Dressing Holiday Meal” for their Thanksgiving dinner.Here are photos of...
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WATCH: Butt fumble marks its fifth anniversary

On Nov. 22, 2012, the New York Jets hosted the New England Patriots for a Thanksgiving Day showdown. The Patriots walked out of MetLife Stadium with a resounding 49-19 victory. But why the game will live on in NFL blooper infamy forever is what came to be known as the “Butt Fumble,” arguably the most embarrassing play in modern sports history.On an ill-fated run/scramble, Jets quarterback...
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JuJu Smith-Schuster marked 21st birthday with video games, toast

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster on Wednesday celebrates his 21st birthday. While many who attain the legal drinking age head out to the bar about midnight the evening before to toast the milestone, the rookie phenom instead opted to simply eat toast and play video games.Smith-Schuster first took to Twitter on Tuesday to herald his upcoming big day. On Wednesday...
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Isaiah Thomas does contact drills after Cavs' shootaround

Isaiah Thomas continues to make significant strides in his recovery from an injured hip. On Wednesday, another milestone was reached when the point guard participated in contact drills following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ shootaround session. Thomas began the morning doing side-to-side drills after shootaround. A typical individual shooting session followed, which included simulating...
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Steph Curry to wear fanny pack over lost bet to JaVale McGee

Stephen Curry will be forced to don a fanny pack to three upcoming Golden State Warriors games after losing a bet to teammate JaVale McGee.The source of the wager stemmed from a college basketball matchup between Curry’s Davidson Wildcats and McGee’s Nevada Wolf Pack on Tuesday night. McGee provided details of the text chat between himself and Curry setting the parameters of the...
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Lane Kiffin claims to have footage of Nick Saban dancing at karaoke jam

Lane Kiffin has been remarkably candid about his experiences working under Nick Saban as the offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Such openness by Kiffin likely sticks in Saban’s craw, as the head coach has meticulously crafted a no-nonsense persona that abhors details coming out regarding the inner workings of the Alabama program.Still, since Kiffin bolted Tuscaloosa...
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Jay-Z takes umbrage to LeBron James anointing himself ‘King of New York’

LeBron James took to Instagram last week and anointed himself the “King of New York” in a snarky troll-job after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Well, there just so happens to be a very prominent New Yorker who has taken umbrage to James bestowing said moniker upon himself.Jay-Z.The Brooklyn-born rap icon performed last Sunday at Cleveland...
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Mike Zimmer colorfully praises Case Keenum over gutsy play

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer hasn’t been reticent about busting out some colorful superlatives of late to praise the gutsy style of play out of Case Keenum. And his most recent comment on the quarterback — who arguably saved the Vikings’ season in the absence of an injured Sam Bradford — is certainly the most… interesting.Zimmer said Keenum has “got a horseshoe right...
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Blake Griffin out partying at 3 a.m. with Kendall Jenner after blowout loss to Knicks

Blake Griffin took to an Manhattan hot spot to blow off some steam with rumored gal pal Kendall Jenner after the Los Angeles Clippers were blown out of Madison Square Garden on Monday night by the New York Knicks.Griffin and Jenner were spotted exiting Up & Down nightclub at about 3 a.m., per a TMZ report, several hours after the reeling Clippers dropped their ninth straight...
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LeBron James’s Arthur meme inspires limited edition ‘Cleveland Mood’ sneakers

The craze over LeBron James utilizing a meme from the “Arthur” animated series a few weeks ago has moved on to the merchandising front thanks to the release of some limited-edition sneakers.Cleveland’s own Fresh Brewed Tees, in partnership with Tready Shoes, known for their custom Converse kicks, are now selling “Cleveland Mood” Chuck Taylors. The sneakers of course feature the image...
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Michael Irvin defends his recent rant against offensive linemen

Michael Irvin raised some eyebrows by suggesting on Sunday that it’s easy to be an offensive lineman in the NFL. Despite receiving some blowback for his hot take, the NFL Network analyst is sticking to his theory.Irvin originally made his comments during Sunday’s pregame coverage on “NFL Gameday.” “Playing offensive line is easy as anything,” Irvin said. “Stand there for three seconds...
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Serena Williams used baby double for daughter in Gatorade commercial

A Gatorade commercial starring Serena Williams is drawing rave reviews for the message of empowerment the tennis icon relays in the spot to her newborn daughter, Alexis Olympia, not to mention all girls, to keep playing sports.But Gatorade has now confirmed that the infant Williams is cradling in the commercial is not her two-month-old daughter. A baby double instead was used as...
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Cam Newton posts 2008 mugshot, inspiring message on Instagram

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton used a mugshot from a 2008 arrest to inspire others to overcome obstacles in their lives, writing that if “I can do it with my circumstances surely you can do it and be whatever you want to be with hard work and persistence!”Newton, then a member of the Florida Gators football team, was arrested and charged on Nov. 21, 2008 with felony counts...
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Joe Morgan to voters: ‘Steroid users don’t belong here’

Joe Morgan sent a letter via email to eligible Hall of Fame voters pleading with them to not elect “steroid users” for induction into Cooperstown, writing players tainted by performance-enhancing drug accusations “don’t belong here.”Morgan, inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1990, passionately railed against the specter of steroid users tarnishing Cooperstown’s legacy in the letter...
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Kristine Leahy on LaVar Ball: ‘Shame on CNN for putting the guy on’

Fox Sports’ Kristine Leahy on Monday criticized CNN for the decision to give LaVar Ball a forum amid his feud with President Donald Trump. Not only that, Leahy, who found herself embroiled earlier this year in a controversy involving the outspoken Ball, said the media deserves blame “[b]ecause we have created this whole monster.”Leahy became ensnared in the Big Baller Brand hype...
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Jerry Jones praises Cowboys’ ‘really outstanding coaching staff’

Jerry Jones on Tuesday said he’s “proud” of the Dallas Cowboys’ “really outstanding coaching staff” despite the team being mired in a two-game losing streak.Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and the coaching staff have come under fire in the wake of the struggles of the past two weeks, specifically concerning the perceived inability to make adjustments. Much of the need for said adjustments...
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Free beer promo at Wisconsin bar backfires amid Packers’ shutout

A bar located just outside Milwaukee, Wisc., ended up serving a lot of free beer to patrons due to a promotion gone awry in light of the Green Bay Packers’ shutout loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.The Bavarian Bierhaus, along with a Bloody Mary bar, typically serves up free beer until the Packers score. The Packers — at least when Aaron Rodgers, now injured, is engineering...
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LeBron James, Tyronn Lue dismiss notion Cavs star is playing too much

LeBron James and Tryonn Lue on Monday night both dismissed the notion the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar is playing too many minutes early on this season. The Cavs head coach admitted to growing tired of hearing about the issue.“Yeah, I hear about that all the time,” Lue said, via Cleveland.com. “I played with Michael Jordan when he was 39 he played 37 minutes a night. Karl Malone...
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Ben McAdoo to Giants fans: ‘Come out and watch a great show’

Ben McAdoo on Friday implored fans to come and support the New York Giants when the team hosts the Kansas City Chiefs at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, guaranteeing them “a great show.”What inspired the beleaguered head coach to utter such an arguably dubious statement? He was asked by reporters what his message would be to Giants fans who have grown accustomed to the unwatchable during...
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Jerry Jones: It’s ‘madness’ to think he’s not looking out for NFL’s best interests

Jerry Jones on Friday says it’s “madness” to believe everything he’s doing isn’t in the short- and long-term interest of the NFL.The Dallas Cowboys owner’s claim comes amid the perception his ongoing and escalating battle with his fellow owners over Roger Goodell’s contract extension has seemingly ignited a league-wide civil war.“It would be madness to think that everything I’m doing...
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Vontaze Burfict confirms report of alleged provocation by refs

Vontaze Burfict on Friday corroborated details from a report from earlier in the week alleging that officials provoked him before he was ejected from last Sunday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans.The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, no stranger to on-field controversy, made contact with down judge Jeff Bergman, who was trying to separate Burfict and Titans offensive lineman during a confrontation...
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Al Michaels: Trump waging war on NFL 'like throwing a match into a gas tank'

Al Michaels recently weighed in on several prominent issues confronting the NFL, including a decrease in ratings amid the national anthem protest controversy, among other things. And to Michaels, President Donald Trump’s decision to wage war on the NFL over anthem protests proved to be a spark that ignited the NFL’s current crop of crises.Michaels will be on the telecast for NBC...
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‘Still OKC’ Kevin Durant: ‘Ain’t no such thing’ as loyalty

Kevin Durant insists he still has love for the Oklahoma City Thunder, saying that “blue is going to be in my blood forever.”While some would argue the superstar is being disingenuous with that comment given he spurned the Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors ahead of last season, Durant countered the claim by stating there “ain’t no such thing” as loyalty.Durant was labeled...
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Alejandro Villanueva apparently behind Big Ben's 'Dilly Dilly' line call

The Pittsburgh Steelers came out on “Thursday Night Football” and absolutely throttled the Tennessee Titans, walking out of Heinz Field with a convincing 40-17 victory. Among the more whimsical highlights — at least from the Steelers’ perspective — was when Ben Roethlisberger busted out one comical line call.Big Ben, before a fourth quarter play, didn’t like how things were looking...
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Steph Curry: 'Very, very likely' Warriors will face Celtics in Finals

It would appear that the remainder of the 2016-17 NBA regular season is a mere formality. At least that’s how Stephen Curry sees it, as the superstar point guard essentially stated a Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics match-up in the NBA Finals is a foregone conclusion.Curry and the Warriors ran into the buzz saw that is the red-hot Celtics on Thursday night and lost by a score...
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