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Tom Brady, Gisele adopt new dog, Fluffy

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s family just got a little bigger. The New England Patriots quarterback and his supermodel wife announced Wednesday they are adopting Fluffy, a dog they rescued through Wags and Walks in Los Angeles. Thank you @wagsandwalks for all you do and for letting us rescue this little angel. The kids are over the moon with our new family member. Fluffy...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jason Pierre-Paul suing ESPN, Adam Schefter

New York Giants’ defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is reportedly suing ESPN and NFL insider Adam Schefter.  According to the New York Post, Pierre-Paul is suing ESPN and Schefter in a Florida court for “violation of privacy.”  JPP, 27, blew off a finger during a July 4 fireworks incident. Before the extent of his injury had been officially revealed, Schefter tweeted out a photo of...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals center Mike Richards has drug charges dropped

The nearly year-long saga of Mike Richards’ Canadian drug charges is finally over, as a judge issued a stay in a Manitoba court on Wednesday. It likely means there will be no more charges hanging over the head of the 31-year-old Washington Capitals center. Stayed charges in Canada can be brought up again within a year, but per the CBC report, are a rarity. Richards was stopped by...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Sox owner John Henry believes team has relied too much on analytics

Since their 2013 World Series victory, the Boston Red Sox have posted two consecutive last-place finishes. Owner John Henry believes part of that reason is that they’ve relied too much on analytics. Henry has overhauled the front office over the last several months after another disappointing season, and one of his directives going forward is more scouting and less analytics. “I...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lawsuit claims Butch Jones called player who helped alleged rape victim a 'traitor'

Two weeks back, it was reported that six unnamed women had filed a Title IX lawsuit against Tennessee, alleging that the school “created a student culture that enables sexual assaults by student-athletes.” Wednesday, Nate Rau and Matt Slovin of The Tennesseean dropped a bombshell report regarding the case.  According to the report, a new legal filing claims that head football coach...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets GM: ‘I feel good about’ re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick is set to become a free agent, but New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan is confident the team will keep the veteran quarterback. According to Dom Cosentino of NJ Advance Media, Maccagnan told reporters at the NFL Combine that “I feel good about” re-signing Fitzpatrick. Last season, he stepped in for Geno Smith and led New York to the brink of the playoffs...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown could be on next season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

While no one in the know will say anything one way or the other, some recent social media activity by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has given rise to the suspicion that he might very well be one of the featured celebrities on the next season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Perhaps the producers of the show saw the following footage, which highlights some of Brown...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry calls playing Augusta National ‘a real treat’

With the Golden State Warriors paying their annual visit to Atlanta this week to play the Hawks, head coach Steve Kerr finally made good on a promise made last year to Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala that entailed arranging a tee time for the two at the nearby Augusta National Golf Club. Curry and Iguodala, both big-time golfers —  along with team executive Jerry West and Warriors...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts teammate: Andrew Luck ‘working tirelessly’ in offseason

By Jason Rowan To say Andrew Luck's 2015 NFL season was a tremendous disappointment would be a drastic understatement. But with the myriad injuries he endured last season at long last behind him, one of his Indianapolis Colts teammates has indicated the quarterback is working extremely hard so he's ready to go come training camp and the 2016 campaign. Colts left tackle Anthony...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers send package to homeless man victimized by cruel prank

A New Jersey man who was victimized by a malicious prank in January has captivated not only the local community but an NFL team located on the other side of the country. Ronald Leggatt, 65, was the target of a cruel mistreatment when a person offered to pay him $5 to pour a cup of coffee on his head while being recorded. Leggatt was then asked to pour another cup of coffee his head...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron discusses Warriors' dominance, Cavaliers' chemistry

LeBron James said earlier this week he had no beef with former teammate Anderson Varejao over his decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors over every other NBA team after he was cut by the Portland Trail Blazers following a trade deadline transaction. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar may take issue, however, with how Varjao went out of his way to praise the wonderful chemistry...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks to give away Brent Burns Chia Pet (pic)

Brent Burns is a phenomenal hockey player, that much is certain. But perhaps his greatest claim to fame may be the way he keeps his head and facial hair delightfully unkempt hair and ratty. So much so, in fact, he has been referred to on this here blog as a “feral wild man” and a “hobo” who may or may not have “lived under a bridge” at some point or another. Those endearing qualities...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak on Peyton Manning making decision: ‘No hurry’

Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak indicated that despite the issues Peyton Manning's hesitance in making a decision on his future is causing the organization, the team is sticking with its stated approach to the situation and not pressuring the quarterback to inform them of his plans. “There’s no hurry here,” Kubiak said Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, via Pro Football...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes’ latest spring training ride: A $300K Lamborghini (pic)

Yoenis Cespedes has been using the first few days of New York Mets spring training as his own personal auto show. For his latest showstopping arrival, the slugger rolled into the Tradition Field parking lot in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Wednesday in a $300,000 Lamborghini Aventador (and that’s the price tag before customization). Cespedes is one happy car dude. #Mets pic.twitter...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden nearly somersaults into nut-shot on cameraman (vid)

During Tuesday’s tilt between the Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz, James Harden somehow ended up on the floor near the baseline. As he somersaulted his way into a resting position, his foot very nearly came into contact with the junk of a cameraman seated courtside. But what made the near-miss so entertaining is Harden’s hilarious reaction to the close-call. Hilarious. Insert “Get...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavs stars: No issue with Anderson Varejao joining Warriors

When Anderson Varejao was traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers and ultimately waived by the Portland Trail Blazers after being involved in a three-team deal at the trade deadline last week, he enjoyed the freedom to choose his next NBA team among many interested suitors. The center of course opted to sign with the Golden State Warriors. His decision to join that particular squad...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Mauer: 'Message got lost' in blurred vision comments

Joe Mauer appears to regret revealing this past offseason that he’s been experiencing blurred vision over the past two seasons due to concussions he suffered while serving as a catcher before the Minnesota Twins transitioned him to first base. But the three-time AL batting champ and 2009 AL MVP wanted to stress that he feels great heading into spring training and that the blurred...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban calls B.S. on Dirk Nowitzki’s farewell tour claims

Dirk Nowitzki obviously is nearer the end of his NBA career than the beginning of it by a substantial margin. But as the potential Hall of Famer recognizes his own basketball mortality and the thoughts begin to creep in on exactly when to call it quits, one thing is certain … or at least the Dallas Mavericks star claims is a sure thing: He doesn’t want any Kobe Bryant-esque, season...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper: Mets are the ‘team to beat’ in NL East

Bryce Harper has developed a reputation over his career of storming onto the spring training scene full of bravado and braggadocio. But this season it appears the Washington Nationals superstar and reigning NL MVP is taking a different tact and perhaps even showing some humility instead of hubris ahead of the 2016 MLB season. After watching his “Where’s my ring?” boast during...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Gronkowski after wild cruise: Time to start ‘getting right’

Sadly, all parties must come to an end ... even absolutely insane ones spearheaded and presided over by renowned party-hearty playboy Rob Gronkowski. The wild and crazy, booze-soaked, three-day cruise Gronkowski and 700 of his fans embarked upon to the Bahamas over the weekend returned to port on Monday night, meaning everyone aboard had to come to their senses. The cruise of...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos to do everything possible to keep Brock Osweiler

Despite being fresh off a Super Bowl championship, the Denver Broncos are in the midst of navigating a truly difficult conundrum at the quarterback position. While the team has stated that it will allow Peyton Manning all the time he needs to decide whether to retire or return for the 2016 NFL season, that stance certainly hinders the team's ability to negotiate with soon-to-be...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Poll: Tim Tebow is the fifth-most popular NFL quarterback

Despite being out of the league for three years, Tim Tebow is still ranked as the fifth-most popular quarterback in the NFL, according to a recent poll of U.S. residents conducted by Public Policy Polling. Technically speaking, Tebow has been in the NFL but hasn’t taken a regular season snap in over three years. He was in training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles ahead of the...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets unveil 1986 retro jersey team will wear in 2016 (pic)

The New York Mets announced during the offseason that not only would the organization hold a special weekend during the 2016 season to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1986 World Series-winning squad, the team would don the uniform from that year on occasion as a tribute. The Mets this week have unveiled exactly what those uniforms would appear, via Twitter. We are throwing...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Aurora shooting survivor Jordan Murphy chasing NFL dream

The NFL scouting combine takes place this week and each year around this time we hear of unique stories of players chasing their dream of becoming a professional football player. This year, that story belongs to Jordan Murphy. Murphy began his collegiate career at Colorado State before transferring to Colorado after his freshman season. During his four years, he played as a fullback...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Dean Ambrose vs. Brock Lesnar at WWE WrestleMania 32

The big news coming out of WWE Fastlane 2016 wasn’t a change in the WrestleMania 32 main event, but it was a significant card change nonetheless. A new report indicates that one of the top three WrestleMania matches have been changed with a last minute shakeup. Dave Meltzer broke the news on his F4WOnline.com podcast following Fastlane. Meltzer reports that the planned Brock Lesnar...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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