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Cost to have Gronk escort child to school in limo? $30,000

The New England Patriots on Tuesday night raised some serious money for charity at the Patriots Premiere gala, an annual soiree that serves as the team’s biggest fundraising event of the year. The gala featured several compelling team-oriented items and opportunities up for auction, but perhaps the most fascinating one was the chance to have Rob Gronkowski escort the child of...
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Evander Kane wins back model girlfriend with billboard gesture (pic)

Who says grand romantic gestures don’t work in this day and age? A stunt pulled by Buffalo Sabres superstar Evander Kane seems to prove that at times, an act of desperation can thaw even the most rumored frigid of hearts. Kane and model girlfriend Mara Teigen apparently were on the outs for some unknown reason but a stunt he pulled courtesy of a billboard located on Sunset Strip...
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Garcon: RG3 can be ‘great player on any team that he goes to’

As the fallout from Robert Griffin III’s benching and the subsequent elevation of Kirk Cousins to the starting quarterback position continues to run roughshod over the Washington Redskins locker room, Pierre Garcon came forward to praise the new starting signal-caller, but curiously seemed to imply that RG3’s tenure with the Redskins as come to an end. The wide receiver was...
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Ryan Broyles lived on $60K budget, may have $1M in bank

Ryan Broyles was placed on waivers earlier this week by the Detroit Lions and currently is an unemployed free agent. The wide receiver made news earlier this year when it was reported he and his wife and newborn son were living on a $60,000/year budget. Given his current employment status, his frugality was a good thing, as a reasonable estimate would put him at having at least...
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Another round of divorce rumors swirl around Tom Brady, Gisele

Rumors about possible marital discord between Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have been swirling over recent months, and another round of speculation that a possible divorce could be in the offing come courtesy of a report from US Weekly. Brady and Bundchen have hit such a rough patch, the report states, that a Brady insider said the supermodel consulted with a divorce lawyer. ...
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Report: Tim Tebow has ‘pretty good shot’ of making Eagles

With the Philadelphia Eagles heading into their final preseason tuneup Thursday against the New York Jets, Tim Tebow reportedly has given a good enough accounting of his skills and potential that he might end up out-dueling Matt Barkley for team’s third-string quarterback spot. NFL insider Ian Rapoport, appearing on the NFL Network said all indications point to Tebow making...
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A-Rod snaps photo for couple while out in Boston area

As a member of the Evil Empire, New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez is a marked man in Boston to say the least. But he apparently isn’t so sour on the town and its Red Sox-loving residents that he wouldn’t do a favor for a nice couple while spending some time taking in the sights at Harvard. With the Yankees in town for a three-game series at Fenway Park, Rodriguez took...
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RGIII takes to Twitter to muse upon situation with Bible quote

To say that Robert Griffin III is going through some things would be a drastic understatement. From being the anointed starting quarterback of the Washington Redskins to actually finding himself battling for the second-string signal-caller spot on the team, RG3 is watching his career in D.C. going down the drain and his NFL future hanging in the balance. But to hear — or read...
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Rex takes shot at Jets’ Amaro after tight end lands on IR

Rex Ryan did his best to express some semblance of sympathy upon hearing the news that New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro was placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn labrum in his shoulder. But that didn’t stop the surly Buffalo Bills head coach from continuing his months-long beef with the second-year tight end, as he managed to sneak in a potshot as well...
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Terrance Knighton irked by Redskins-Kardsashians comparison

Terrance Knighton couldn’t have possibly envisioned just how much a dysfunctional disaster when he signed a one-year, $4 million contract with the Washington Redskins in March, even given the franchise’s ignominious reputation in this regard. Despite the mess the team currently finds itself, Knighton took issue with how a Redskins studio analyst characterized the team as ...
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Harbaugh denies using F-word in Jay Gruden exchange

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh admitted that he and Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden exchanged words following a skirmish between the teams’ players during Saturday’s preseason match-up. But he has since wanted to make it abundantly clear to those who attempted to infer what he said by reading his lips are way off base. “For all those lip readers out...
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Marshawn Lynch sells Skittles on home shopping channel

While the notion of Marshawn Lynch putting his name behind a Skittles selling promotion is hardly surprising — for obvious reasons — the fact that the Seattle Seahawks running back made an appearance on a home shopping channel Tuesday morning to move product certainly qualifies as a profoundly hilarious. But Lynch truly took the bizarre scene to an entirely different level...
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Young Bears fan names brain tumor Aaron Rodgers

A friendship that developed between a loyal Green Bay Packers fan and a young devoted Chicago Bears backer has provided the backdrop for an inspiring story about how the youngster used his unfavorable opinion of the Packers, especially Aaron Rodgers, into a motivational tool to help him battle cancer. Miguel Reyes, 14, was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer in 2014. He met Peg...
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Michael Irvin shares physical info, urine sample on Twitter

Former Dallas Cowboys great and current NFL Network analyst Michael Irvin allowed his fans a behind-the-curtains peek at the poking, prodding and testing he undergoes during his annual physical. And this surprisingly included the Hall of Famer proudly showcasing his just-completed urinalysis test. He also provided an additional incredibly candid photograph of him undergoing the...
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Did White Sox fan working on Wrigley reno zing the Cubs?

A Chicago White Sox fan working on the renovation of Wrigley Field says he buried a little something in some concrete as a means to rub in his squad’s most recent World Series triumph. But the Chicago Cubs have gone on record to question the validity of his claims. The legendary ballpark of course is in the midst of a massive $350 million renovation project, which provided the...
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Suspicous photo may lead to drug test for CC Sabathia

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia may have piqued the interest and scrutiny of Major League Baseball and its drug testers over a photograph he actually re-posted to his own Instagram account. The photograph, which shows Sabathia taking a puff off something on an Atlanta hotel balcony. He claims it is a cigar, but the photo prompted speculation that it perhaps could be a marijuana...
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Kiké Hernandez rocks ‘Rally Banana’ suit on team president’s orders (pic)

Kiké Hernandez may not have been in the lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ thrilling, 14-inning, 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night, but one could argue his impact on the game was integral … so long as one believes in the mystical powers of a “Rally Banana” suit. And best of all, the Dodgers can thank team president Andrew Friedman for the presence of...
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RG3 blames liking Instagram post trashing Dan Snyder on intern

Just when things seemed as if it couldn’t get any uglier in D.C. with the Washington Redskins and the Robert Griffin III fiasco, the now-benched quarterback appeared to “like” an Instagram post in which owner Dan Snyder was disparaged and trashed. It turns out, according to RG3, that the responsibility for the critical post lies with an intern, not the quarterback himself...
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DeSean Jackson posts sexist comment on Instagram

As if the Washington Redskins aren’t dealing with enough distractions — namely the increasingly dysfunctional debacle of the “Robert Griffin III Situation” — DeSean Jackson added another one by posting a sexist comment on Instagram over the weekend. The Redskins wide receiver took to social media Saturday and articulated his thoughts on women with the following post...
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Bryce Petty laughs off scolding Jets fans over taste in pizza

New York Jets rookie quarterback Bryce Petty could do nothing but laugh in response to the social media scolding he received from fans after he tweeted out praise for a particular well-known pizza chain, something that was greeted with great offense. Petty last week gave a shout-out to Domino’s over how customers can now order pizza simply by texting a pizza emoji. Jets fans...
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RGIII won't be starting Week 1, but he's on the ticket

Reports out of D.C. indicate the Washington Redskins will name Kirk Cousins the team’s starting quarterback for its season-opening game against the Miami Dolphins, not Robert Griffin III, who not only is recovering from concussion-like symptoms and did not play in Saturday’s preseason game but also reportedly is on the outs with the organization. It’s understandable, though...
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Charles Barkley has no love for ex-agent: ‘I’d blow his damn brains out’

When Charles Barkley gets on a roll, the former NBA superstar-turned-analyst of course can be frequently provocative, often controversial and sometimes downright outrageous. Count the vitriolic comments about his former agent, Lance Luchnick, all of those things if not more. The outspoken analyst made an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” Friday morning, and brought up his...
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Report: Tristan Thompson may be setting sights on Toronto in 2016

Reports and speculation are beginning to surface that if Tristan Thompson ends up playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year, $6.9 million qualifying offer, he and his agent could be setting their sights on heading to the Toronto Raptors in 2016. Several factors come into play regarding how Thompson could end up in Canada, beginning with the fact that the 24-year-old was...
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Bryce Harper doesn’t seem to care if Nationals make playoffs

To hear it from Bryce Harper, it doesn’t matter much if the Washington Nationals make the playoffs or not. In fact, he doesn’t particularly seem to care. Or that’s at least how it sounded when the superstar slugger was asked to weigh in on the plight that the struggling and sputtering Nationals find themselves in as the division rival New York Mets continue to distance themselves...
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Jets QB Petty draws ire from New Yorkers over taste in pizza

Usually, when the sensitive denizens of social media get all up in arms and in an uproar over a tweet from an athlete, it can often revolve around a tasteless tweet, not a tweet about taste. But that wasn’t the case when New York Jets rookie quarterback Bryce Petty incurred the wrath of New Yorkers left offended by his taste in pizza. Petty took to Twitter on Thursday night...
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