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Tiger Woods’ agent categorically denies Amanda Dufner affair rumors

It didn’t take long for the Tiger Woods camp to fire back at an inflammatory rumor that he had an affair with Amanda Dufner, now the ex-wife of fellow PGA Tour star Jason Dufner. The golfer’s agent, Mark Steinberg, issued a strongly worded statement to FOX News in which he vehemently disputed the allegations made...Read More The post Tiger Woods’ agent categorically denies...
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Max Scherzer making clever pitches for pinch-hitting duties

Given that Max Scherzer openly — and apparently jokingly — campaigned earlier this season against pitchers hitting in the National League, relegating the practice to the annals of baseball history, it’s surprising that the Washington Nationals ace apparently openly — and again perhaps jokingly — campaigns for pinch-hitting duties. Even better, he does so in...Read More...
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Young Royals fan who cheered World Series run passes away from cancer

Noah Wilson, who made an indelible mark upon the world long before his loyalty and love for the Kansas City Royals turned him into a motivating force behind the team’s run to the World Series last season passed away on Tuesday after a battle with various cancer-related ailments. He was seven years old. Wilson, diagnosed...Read More The post Young Royals fan who cheered World Series...
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Robert Griffin III speaks at UN to advocate for protecting oceans

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was among the many celebrities, including Samuel L. Jackson, to address the United Nations general assembly on Tuesday to advocate for the protection of the Earth’s oceans. RG3 spoke to how humanity’s actions are destroying the oceans, specifically the use of plastic bottles, although that’s not the only problem...Read More...
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David Ortiz vehemently denies that his bat speed is declining

Last rites were being read on David Ortiz’s illustrious major league career when he stumbled out of the gates this season. This prompted the Boston Red Sox slugger, 39, to feel compelled on numerous occasions to vehemently deny that Father Time at long last had caught up with him. A rudimentary look at his statistics...Read More The post David Ortiz vehmently blasts notion that...
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DeSean Jackson blasts Eagles, says team engaged in a ‘smear campaign’

It’s been well over a year since the Philadelphia Eagles released DeSean Jackson, but the passing of time hasn’t appeared to soothe the wide receiver’s hurt feelings over being cut loose so unceremoniously. Jackson made some inflammatory quotes about how the Eagles cut ties with him in late March of last year during the premiere...Read More The post DeSean Jackson blasts Eagles...
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Odell Beckham Jr. offered professional baseball contract

Odell Beckham Jr.’s incredible athletic abilities has caught the eyes and interest of a New York-based independent league baseball team, says a report from NJ Advanced Media. The New York Giants wide receiver received a contract offer on Tuesday from the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball, a team based in...Read More The post Odell...
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Fan who caught A-Rod’s 3,000th says he’s received threats

Zack Hample, the so-called “professional ballhawk” who gained possession of the ball Alex Rodriguez deposited into the Yankee Stadium outfield seats for his 3,000th hit, claims he has received numerous “scary” threats due to his hard-line stance against freely relinquishing the coveted piece of baseball memorabilia to A-Rod. Hample, 37, tells TMZ that fans have...Read More...
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Lineup card from A-Rod’s 3,000th hit game selling for big money at auction

Since anything related, no matter how tangentially, to a significant event in sports — especially when it relates to a player or team reaching a significant milestone — can cause the most obsessive memorabilia collectors to get worked up into a frenzy, perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that a lineup card from the game in...Read More The post Lineup card from A-Rod’s 3,000th...
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Brett Favre dons Packers jersey, says, 'I think I could still play'

For the first time in what must have felt like an eternity for Brett Favre — and perhaps Green Bay Packers backers — the legendary quarterback at long last donned the jersey of the team with which he rose to the status of NFL icon, something that at certain points over the past handful of...Read More The post Brett Favre dons Packers jersey for first time since 2008 on SI cover...
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Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit of free agents: ‘I’ll be in bed’

The NBA free agency period begins as Tuesday rolls into Wednesday at midnight ET, which will initiate a frantic pursuit of highly coveted players by teams the instant it is allowed according to the league’s rules and regulations. While many coaches, general managers and the like will need only to hit “call” on their phones...Read More The post Gregg Popovich on midnight pursuit...
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Russell Wilson on salary: If it's $25M or $1.5M, I'll be ready to go

The protracted contract negotiations between Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks that seemingly have been going nowhere for some time now has been one of biggest stories dominating the headlines during the NFL offseason. Comments the quarterback made during an interview with ESPN — and another cryptic tweet — surely are going to ratchet up...Read More The post Russell Wilson...
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Mets’ Steven Matz has hero named after him at Long Island deli (pics)

Steven Matz has been something of a local hero in Long Island for some time now. Growing up as a highly touted pitching prospect at Ward Melville High School in Stony Brook, the New York Mets’ newest phenom has been on the locals’ radar for years. The pitcher, in fact, has been such a known figure...Read More The post Mets’ Steven Matz has hero named after him at Long Island...
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Buck Showalter gnome gets pied on souvenir’s giveaway night (pics/vid)

The Baltimore Orioles endured a doubleheader on Sunday and following the team’s sweep of the Cleveland Indians in the day’s baseball action, a Buck Showalter gnome — which just so happened to be the promotional giveaway item for the second game — received a pieing as part of the celebratory revelry. Orioles outfielder played the...Read More The post Buck Showalter gnome...
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J.J. Watt 'tackles' stage crasher at Zac Brown Band show

The Zac Brown Band performed in concert at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Sunday and Houston Texans star — and Wisconsin native — J.J. Watt was not only at the concert but apparently was among the security staff charged with protecting the musicians. In an incident that obviously was staged — or at least sure...Read More The post J.J. Watt tackling stage crasher at Zac...
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Jordan Spieth, girlfriend head to Bahamas to celebrate U.S. Open win (pic)

Jordan Spieth was not among the many big names in the field at the Travelers Championship over the weekend, and it’s not because he missed the cut. Instead of competing in a tournament the week after his impressive triumph at the U.S. Open on the impossibly exasperating course that was Chambers Bay — his eighth...Read More The post Jordan Spieth, girlfriend head to Bahamas to...
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Robinson Cano dons catcher’s mask after getting hit by ball in dugout (vid)

Robinson Cano fortunately avoided suffering a concussion after he was plunked in the head by an errant baseball while hanging in the dugout during Saturday’s tilt between the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels.  And he demonstrated a pretty good sense of humor regarding the entire incident by jokingly donning a catcher’s mask in the...Read More The post Robinson Cano dons...
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Patrick Kane spotted wasting away again (again) in Margaritaville (video)

Patrick Kane must be a huge Jimmy Buffett fan or the events of the weekend were an example of one heckuva coincidence, as the Chicago Blackhawks superstar again ended up at a concert of the good-time-having crooner with Lord Stanley’s Cup in tow. The celebratory atmosphere played out during a show on Saturday at Chicago’s...Read More The post Patrick Kane spotted wasting away...
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Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn showcase sword fighting skills

Aaron Rodgers and longtime girlfriend Olivia Munn are spending their free time honing their martial arts skills, as evidenced by a video posted to Instagram by the actress on Sunday. With training camp only about a month away, the Green Bay Packers quarterback clearly is utilizing unorthodox — but perhaps effective — means to keep...Read More The post Aaron Rodgers and Olivia...
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Jameis Winston intends to be active on social media during NFL career

Jameis Winston made it clear that he doesn’t plan to shy away from social media during his NFL career, arguing that all the positives that can be accomplished through various platforms far outweighs any potential harm. Winston, the first-overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft and presumed franchise quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, weighed...Read More The post Jameis Winston...
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Taylor Swift reportedly in talks for Super Bowl 50 halftime

Taylor Swift is unquestionably one of the pop music world’s biggest stars, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the NFL has set its sights on landing her as the featured halftime performer at Super Bowl 50, according to a Radar Online report. Making the possibility of Swift making her appearance on one of...Read More The post Taylor Swift reportedly in talks to headline Super...
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Michael Irvin says he's worried about Warren Sapp

Warren Sapp’s personal life took yet another troubling turn for the worse this week and his former NFL Network colleague Michael Irvin admitted he’s worried about his longtime friend. “Absolutely I am,” Irvin said during an interview on Dan Le Batard’s radio program. “I worry about him, man. There’s no doubt. I worry about him...Read More The post Michael Irvin says...
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Phil Jackson reportedly intends to end gig with Knicks in two years

Phil Jackson reportedly intends to make his time with the New York Knicks a relatively short stint, with reports indicating he intends to leave his position as president with the team in as soon as two years. “Jackson has four years left on his contract and speaks openly about this being a short-term exercise,” writes...Read More The post Phil Jackson reportedly intends to end...
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Prince Fielder trips over first base in latest base path misadventure (video)

Prince Fielder isn’t the most svelte baseball player — not that there’s anything wrong with that — which in turn means he isn’t the most agile nor is he the most fleet of foot. But in the past week or so, he has stumbled through two bouts of comical baserunning misadventures. The most recent one,...Read More The post Prince Fielder trips over first base in latest base...
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Umpire Andy Fletcher stomps out to mound to confront Jon Lester (video)

An unquestionably outrageous and arguably unacceptable scene played out during Thursday’s tilt between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers when home plate umpire Andy Fletcher took issue with Jon Lester and tried to stomp out to the mound to confront the pitcher. Fletcher’s attempted confrontation with the Cubs pitcher was somewhat foiled by catcher...Read More The post...
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