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DeSean Jackson won’t reveal intended target of cryptic Instagram post

DeSean Jackson threw a metaphorical Molotov cocktail of sorts into a burgeoning controversy catching fire within the Washington Redskins organization Monday when he posted a cryptic quote on social media. The substance of the message was clear. Who it was intended for, however, was not. A photo posted by Desean Jackson (@0ne0fone) on Nov 11,...Read More The post DeSean Jackson won’t...
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LeBron James: Teaching young Cavs more difficult than winning first title

The Cleveland Cavaliers obviously have struggled a bit attempting to gain their footing as the team navigates its way through the early part of the season. At 5-5, the growing pains are evident, nor should they have been unexpected. As the team figures out how to play with one another, LeBron James has taken to...Read More The post LeBron James: Teaching young Cavs more difficult...
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Marshawn Lynch to appeal $100,000 fine for violating NFL media policy

Marshawn Lynch’s agent reportedly has indicated that the Seattle Seahawks running back intends to appeal the fine levied against him by the NFL after he did not make himself available to the media following the team’s 24-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday. Lynch was fined $50,000 for his latest supposed transgression in violation...Read More The post Marshawn Lynch to...
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Kevin Durant signs on with fast-food drive-in outfit Sonic as ‘athlete ambassador’

Kevin Durant has added yet another endorsement gig to his burgeoning marketing portfolio after signing on to represent Sonic fast food restaurants as its first athlete ambassador, per an ESPN.com report. Michael Yormark, president and chief of branding and strategy for the Jay-Z-fronted Roc Nation agency that represents the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar, says it’s...Read More...
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Jay Gruden apologizes for publicly criticizing Robert Griffin III

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden owned up and apologized for calling out Robert Griffin III in some very public and very critical comments about the quarterback earlier this week. After RG3 conducted a borderline surreal press conference Wednesday in which he repeated the phrase “focused on San Francisco” nine times in true Belichickian fashion,...Read More The post...
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Justin Rose humorously tries to one-up Rory McIlroy’s intense workout regimen (pic)

Rory McIlroy is the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world. And justifiably so, as there is no other player swinging the sticks better on the planet. But McIlroy did not become the world’s greatest golfer without an intense dedication to practice on the course and a grueling commitment to hard work off of it. The...Read More The post Justin Rose humorously tries to one-up Rory McIlroy’s...
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Steve Smith makes fantastic quip about prime-time games and ex-girlfriends

Steve Smith is arguably the best quote-maker in the National Football League. The outspoken Baltimore Ravens wide receiver once again demonstrated that when it comes to witty remarks and provocative comments, few can match him as a skilled wordsmith. The Ravens pay a visit to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for a match-up with the New Orleans...Read More The post Steve Smith makes fantastic...
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Kobe Bryant dishes on trash talk with Dwight Howard

To say that Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard had an acrimonious relationship when the two were Los Angeles Lakers teammates wouldn’t do justice to the rumored schism between the NBA stars. The perceived animosity that pervaded their tenure together seemed to have carried over once Howard left the team and then came to a head...Read More The post Kobe Bryant, unlike Kevin Durant,...
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Forget his beard, James Harden’s hippy-dippy shirt is thing to be feared (video)

Other than his spectacularly silky-smooth offensive game, James Harden is primarily known for his unique facial hair. But after the whacked-out shirt he was spotted sporting prior to Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, he may soon be better known for his propensity for fashion fails. Seriously, get a look at that tripped-out top...Read More The post Forget his beard...
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Flyers GM Hextall unleashes profanity laden tirade on team

Ron Hextall was known as the ultimate competitor during his stellar 13-year NHL career, spent mostly with the Philadelphia Flyers. The goaltending great was accustomed to winning more often than losing, too, as evidenced by his 296-214-69 career record. Those aspects of Hextall’s personality and relative success in his playing career may have played a...Read More The post Flyers...
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Josh Gordon returns to Browns practice, reportedly has plans to ‘tear this league up’

There was an unfamiliar yet welcome sight at practice for the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday: Josh Gordon, in uniform, working out with his teammates. It’s the first time Gordon has practiced with the Browns since training camp after being suspended for the season’s first ten games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Gordon was...Read More The post Josh Gordon returns...
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Saints fan who stole ball from Bengals fan says he wanted ball for his grandchild

The fan who became NFL Fan Public Enemy No. 1 over the weekend is more than taken aback at the firestorm caused by his actions during Sunday’s New Orleans Saints-Cincinnati Bengals game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and has explained his actions. The Saints fan became an unintended Internet villain after he snatched a souvenir football...Read More The post Saints fan who stole...
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Dwayne Gratz apologizes for arrest, disputes allegation he tried to pay in gum

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz reportedly apologized for his arrest early Sunday morning, but apparently disputed the most notably embarrassing aspect of his being collared by Miami police. Gratz was arrested and charged with disorderly intoxication and trespassing related to an unfortunate incident that occurred inside a Miami Beach store that occurred during the team’s...
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How Belichickian: RG3 says ‘focused on San Francisco’ nine times in presser (video)

Robert Griffin III has found himself smack dab in the middle of a media firestorm — arguably of his own creation — this week, and on Wednesday did his very best to turn the tide away from the smoldering controversy by invoking one of Bill Belichick’s latest, greatest media stonewalling tricks. The Washington Redskins quarterback...Read More The post How Belichickian: RG3 says...
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Pouncey on Blount's release: 'Blessing in disguise'

The Pittsburgh Steelers responded quickly to a budding controversy that arose when LeGarrette Blount turned his back on his teammates Monday night by releasing the disgruntled running back on Tuesday. Blount left the bench and walked off the field during the Steelers’ 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Monday night, apparently demonstrating his unhappiness...Read More ...
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Lindsey Vonn defends Tiger's commentary on 'fake' interview

In a development that is shocking to no one, Lindsey Vonn, Tiger Woods’ longtime girlfriend, stood by her man and agreed with his decision to write a scathing commentary in response to the “fake” interview published by Golf Digest where longtime journalist Dan Jenkins conducted an “interview” with the golfer. “We talked about the article...Read More The post Lindsey...
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Eagles’ Brandon Graham on ‘smirking’ Aaron Rodgers: ‘That s— pissed me off’

The Green Bay Packers continued its red-hot offensive onslaught on yet another victim with a 50-23 throttling of the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday at Lambeau Field. While the Packers could slap each other on the back on the sideline and enjoy an easy victory as the game got out of hand in their favor, Eagles players...Read More The post Eagles’ Brandon Graham on ‘smirking’ Aaron...
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Marshawn Lynch returns Seahawks fan's lost wallet

Marshawn Lynch often gets a bad rap for coming off as somewhat aloof, but that generally involves only his often terse interactions with the media. A story that surfaced this week about the Seattle Seahawks bruising running back playing the role of Good Samaritan will only help improve his reputation as generally a good guy,...Read More The post Marshawn Lynch plays Good Samaritan...
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Bill Self would have preferred vodka in water bottle after blowout loss to Wildcats (vid)

The No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks were on the receiving of a brutal beatdown at the hands of the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats Tuesday night, getting pounded to the tune of a 72-40 final score. Illustrating the savagery of the drubbing, the Jayhawks only made eleven baskets in the entire game, with eight of those coming...Read More The post Bill Self would have preferred vodka in water bottle...
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Cody Franson responds to odd question after 9-2 loss

Things have gone from ugly to flat-out revolting for the Toronto Maple Leafs over the past handful of games. After losing 6-2 to the lowly Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, the Leafs gave up a 9-spot to the Nashville Predators while only netting two goals in an absolute horror show of a home performance. The last...Read More The post Cody Franson on if Maple Leafs are trying to get coach...
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Sammy Sosa: Still alive (probably), still as freaky-looking as all get-out (photo)

Ever since Sammy Sosa disappeared from Major League Baseball, he has surfaced from time to time at some various function, appearance, on his own Pinterest page or what-have-you. The prevailing reaction to each time Sosa reemerges in public elicits is the continued, utter shock at his bizarre appearance (the above haunting image is from 2010,...Read More The post Sammy Sosa: Still...
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Tiger Woods writes scathing commentary over ‘fake’ interview in ‘Golf Digest’

Tiger Woods is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it anymore, insofar as it relates to a “fake” interview Golf Digest magazine “conducted” with him that apparently hasn’t even been published online yet, as noted by The Big Lead. Apparently, the magazine had veteran and respected golf journalist Dan Jenkins concoct an...Read More The post Tiger Woods writes scathing...
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Antrel Rolle 'absolutely' believes 3-7 Giants can win out

A demoralizing 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday seemed to put the final nail the coffin of the New York Giants’ playoff hopes. The loss dropped the Giants to 3-7. To make matters worse, Eli Manning, after he appeared to be gaining a grip on the revamped offense installed by new offensive coordinator...Read More The post Antrel Rolle believes Giants ‘absolutely...
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Giancarlo Stanton celebrates $325M deal with free bottle of $20K champagne (pic/vids)

Giancarlo Stanton understandably was in a celebratory mood after signing a $325 million megadeal with the Miami Marlins on Monday. When one realizes that they are to be paid $68,493 per day for the next 13 years, it puts a person in delightfully whimsical spirits. Speaking of spirits, Stanton was spotted toasting his substantial financial...Read More The post Giancarlo Stanton celebrates...
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Bosh on not joining Rockets: 'All that guarantees is pressure'

With the NBA offseason and the free agency period in full swing over the summer, there appeared to be mutual interest between Chris Bosh and the Houston Rockets. So much so, in fact, that the Rockets offered Bosh a max deal. With LeBron James’ future with the Miami Heat hanging in the balance, it was...Read More The post Chris Bosh on why he didn’t join Rockets: ‘All that...
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