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Syndergaard amused by Royals playing 'American Woman'

The Kansas City Royals played host to the New York Mets for the teams’ first two games of the 2016 MLB season. Likely much to the Mets' collective chagrin, the Royals held ceremonies as part of both games’s festivities to celebrate their World Series victory last fall over the very same squad. And if that wasn’t bad enough, the home team decided to troll long-haired Noah Syndergaard...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Scott Servais discusses verbal exchange with Jeff Banister

The Seattle Mariners notched their first victory under Scott Servais with Tuesday night’s 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. And something the first-year skipper did following an incident during the game earned him a lot of respect from his players. The Mariners opened up a big lead in the eighth inning against Tom Wilhelmsen when both Robinson Cano and Seth Smith hit homers...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Jackson pushing for Knicks to retain Kurt Rambis

Sources are indicating that New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is pushing for Kurt Rambis to be the team’s long-term solution at the head coaching position. And considering the extensive history shared between the two, perhaps the news shouldn’t be all that surprising. Despite the Knicks going an underwhelming 8-16 since Rambis took over after Derek Fisher was fired on Feb...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James on Cavaliers: ‘We’re clicking right now’

LeBron James admits the somewhat strange season the Cleveland Cavaliers have endured included some “some ups and downs.”  But the superstar argues that the team is hitting its stride at the right time and appears poised and prepared to enter the postseason with some momentum. Speaking Tuesday night after the Cavaliers easily handled the Milwaukee Bucks in a convincing 109-80 victory...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth wary of becoming unwitting source of next meme

Jordan Spieth puts forth a lot of effort in managing his public persona, knowing all too well how one slip-up, however minor, can haunt a star in the long-term. Case in point: During a pre-Masters press conference this week, Spieth confessed he worries about how something he does on camera could become the source of the next unflattering meme, such as the Jordan's meme awareness at  
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins unveil ‘Cluck & Moo’ Bloody Mary, includes wing, slider (pic)

The Minnesota Twins, like every other MLB team, use the start of each season to introduce increasingly absurd menu offerings that fans can feast upon during a visit to the ballpark. And the Twins, well accustomed to rolling out obscene Bloody Marys that tout excess on an annual basis, have outdone themselves with the Cluck & Moo Bloody Mary, soon to be available at Target Field...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees respond to John Oliver’s takedown of ticket policy

The New York Yankees became the latest entity of a scathing commentary by John Oliver on his HBO series “Last Week Tonight.” And it appears the MLB team is doing its best to take it all in stride, despite the fact Oliver absolutely eviscerated the organization over its “elitist” ticket policies. The Yankees became the subject of some scorn after Yankees Chief Operating Officer Lonn...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

John Daly once again hawking merchandise at Augusta Hooters (pics)

If the Masters truly is “A tradition unlike any other,” as Jim Nantz puts it, then the annual pilgrimage made by John Daly to Augusta to hawk his wares at the local Hooters during Masters Week is “A tradition unlike any other spawned by a tradition unlike any other.” This morning I saw John Daly hawking merchandise in the parking lot of the Augusta Hooters … a tradition unlike...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays prospect rips Bryce Harper for ‘Make Baseball Great Again’ hat

Bryce Harper doubled-down on his now-infamous contention during spring training that baseball is a “tired” sport by wearing a hat after the Washington Nationals’ Opening Day win over the Atlanta Braves that featured the message, “Make Baseball Great Again.” Bryce Harper wearing a "Make Baseball Fun Again" hat. Love it, so much. pic.twitter.com/zESqRjO0qN — Mr. Schäfer (@misterschafer...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Warren Moon hopes Kaepernick doesn’t blow it with Broncos

Reports surfacing Monday indicated that Colin Kaepernick is refusing to take a pay cut that would effectuate his trade from the San Francisco 49ers to the Denver Broncos. While the veracity of those reports have been called into question with indications that trade discussions between the teams are still on, Hall of Famer Warren Moon has stated he’s worried that Kaepernick is...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Chip Hale rips media for hyping up D-Backs' Opening Day

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale is unhappy with how the media “hyped up” the team and Opening Day ahead of the season and he tore into them following Monday’s 10-5 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Hale asserted that the team's newsworthy offseason caused the media to make too much of Opening Day, at least from his perspective. Dbacks manager Chip Hale didn't seem too pleased...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Goodell: Playoff expansion ‘will likely happen at some point’

Roger Goodell has been pushing for the NFL to expand its postseason for years. And during a conference call with Jacksonville Jaguars season-ticket holders last weekend, the NFL commissioner not only reiterated his desire to increase the amount of teams that qualify for the playoffs, he indicated it “will likely happen at some point.” Given that it has been over 25 years since...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Does LeBron’s Cleveland-based show create doubt he’ll leave Cavs?

A recent report indicates that there are members of the Cleveland Cavaliers who acknowledge a “slight possibility” exists where LeBron James could execute the opt-out clause in his contract and skip town after the season. While there are innumerable working parts that will ultimately come into play when James makes a decision — and it seems like a remote possibility at best he would...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Acho singing for his free agency supper … literally (vid)

Free agent linebacker Emmanuel Acho is at his wit’s end concerning why he hasn’t been picked up by an NFL team in free agency. So, without seemingly any other options, he decided to sing for his free agency supper … literally. Acho, who spent parts of the past three seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, took to a keyboard this week and sang a parody version of the John Legend song...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew Miller cleared to pitch despite broken wrist in off-hand

The New York Yankees received some good news on the injury front as Andrew Miller has been cleared to pitch despite a chip fracture in his right wrist, his non-throwing hand, an injury that won't require surgery. Hand specialist in Miami gave Miller the OK to pitch w/o surgery. Pain tolerance will dictate what he can do. Fracture will heal naturally — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal makes good on threat, goes sans pants on air (vids)

Shaquille O’Neal vowed that if Dwight Howard didn’t notch a certain stat line during the Houston Rockets’ game Thursday against the Chicago Bulls, he’d go sans pants during one of the final segments on the night’s “NBA on TNT” show. Suffice to say, Howard failed to reach the agreed-upon stat line. O’Neal expressed the utmost faith that the Rockets center could post 18 points...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Lue ‘didn’t notice’ Shumpert using him as towel rack

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue claims he “didn’t notice” when Iman Shumpert used him as a towel rack during Tuesday’s 106-100 home loss to the Houston Rockets, a game in which the team blew a 20-point lead “I didn’t even notice it,” Lue told cleveland.com. “Somebody later brought it to my attention. It’s not something I’m concerned with. Him and me are cool. When did...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler on trade rumors: ‘I don’t plan on going anywhere’

Despite trade rumors swirling around him amid the Chicago Bulls’ frantic attempt to qualify for the postseason, Jimmy Butler says as far as he is concerned, he hopes to remain with the team. Butler was being interviewed after the Bulls’ 103-100 win over the Houston Rockets — a victory that brought the team within one game of the current eight-seed Indiana Pacers — when he expressed...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg pays tribute to Craig Sager during interview

Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg opted to first pay a heartfelt tribute to Craig Sager during an on-court interview before responding to the NBA on TNT reporter’s inquiries. Sager announced recently that his acute myeloid lymphoma is no longer in remission. And while the news is dire, he has stated an intention to keep working. Sager was on the job for the Bulls’ 103-100...
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April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: Reggie Jackson’s celebration ‘bush league’

Kevin Durant came out Thursday and echoed Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook’s sentiment that Reggie Jackson’s celebratory antics during the Detroit Pistons’ 88-82 win Tuesday lacked class, calling the behavior “bush league.” Durant, along with Serge Ibaka, had a planned rest day for Tuesday’s game, meaning Thursday’s Thunder shootaround was the first time he was...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers admit ‘slight possibility’ LeBron could leave

With the seemingly endless off-the-court distractions LeBron James has created over the past handful of weeks — primarily stemming from his cryptic antics on social media (not to the mention the on-the-court issues that continue to plague the Cleveland Cavaliers) — reports are now surfacing there are members of the organization who acknowledge that James could possibly leave Cleveland...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt says last season was ‘most strenuous’ of entire career

J.J. Watt somehow managed to win the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award last season despite overcoming myriad injuries in a campaign he describes as the “most strenuous” of his entire pro football career. Perhaps most surprising, Watt admitted this week that he played with a herniated disk last season. Watt chronicled the litany of injuries he suffered while nevertheless...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth excited for Masters, worried about Champions Dinner

Despite not having his game exactly where he would want it to be heading into a major, Jordan Spieth insists he’s looking forward to defending last year’s victory at Augusta National when the Masters begins next week. “I’m extremely excited it,” Spieth said Wednesday at the Houston Open, via Eye on Golf. “The Masters is within 10 days away. Just saying that makes you just want to...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Tom Brady uses ‘Anchorman’ reference to summon his receivers (vid)

Tom Brady has once again taken to social media to play funnyman by employing an “Anchorman” bit to summon his New England Patriots receivers, a la Ron Burgandy. In the video posted Thursday, a beach-combing Brady employs a shell and his lungs to alert the Pats’ receiving corps that it is time to put in some offseason work, just as Burgandy did to summon his news team in the “Anchorman...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning makes call of support for woman in coma (vid)

Peyton Manning tried to do his part to help support a woman in a coma by making a phone call and expressing words of encouragement for both the patient and her family. Savannah Romero, a huge Denver Broncos fan, was involved in a motorcycle crash on March 7 and suffered horrible injuries — including a brain injury, 12 broken ribs, blood clots, a bladder inflection and MRSA, according...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss
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