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Tangled Up In Plaid: Tom Brady dressed dapper in Facebook pic, cracks Belichick joke

The New England Patriots barely eked out a victory against the New York Jets on Thursday night, winning 27-25 partially thanks to the perceived, questionable and subsequently controversial involvement of an official prior to a blocked 58-yard field goal attempt by Jets kicker Nick Foles in the closing seconds of the game. But as far […] The post Tangled Up In Plaid: Tom Brady...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron talks about repairing relationship with Dan Gilbert

When LeBron James was weighing this past offseason whether or not he would spurn the Miami Heat and opt to return to play for his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, there was something of an elephant in the room as he pondered his future. And that elephant’s name was Dan Gilbert. When James uttered those now-infamous words, “I’m going to take my talents to South Beach” during...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top dynasties in college football’s modern era

Sponsored by The Ford Motor Company With college football in full swing and heading into the meat of the conference schedule — not to mention heading into the inaugural version of the College Football Playoff — it’s a good time to take a look at the top dynasties in college football history, in particular in […] The post Top dynasties in college football’s modern era appeared...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin on Donald Sterling: 'Like a weird uncle'

Blake Griffin proves he can be as adept articulating his thoughts with the written word as he can be mesmerizing with his vertical leap in a thoughtful essay about disgraced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The essay appears on “The Players’ Tribune”, the Derek Jeter-fronted website launched shortly after the Yankees legend’s retirement whose purpose is...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Joseph Randle on humiliating shoplifting arrest: ‘Biggest mistake I’ve ever made’

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was forced to face the music that is the media for the first time on Wednesday since being busted on an embarrassing shoplifting arrest earlier in the week, an incident that has caused the 22-year-old to become a subject of mockery and sarcastically humorous ridicule. Randle was arrested on […] The post Joseph Randle on humiliating shoplifting...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins coach drilled in head by puck, returns to bench with ghastly staple job (photos)

Proving yet again that the players aren’t the only tough guys on the bench during an NHL game — Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice comes to mind — Boston Bruins assistant coach Doug Houda took a puck that flew into the bench straight to the dome during Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Red […] The post Bruins coach drilled in head by puck, returns to bench...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire enjoys a red wine bath

New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire took to Instagram on Wednesday to showcase that he is a proponent of vinotherapy. That is, he took a photo of himself taking a red wine bath. Vinotherapy is becoming more and more popular — although red wine baths aren’t necessarily what constitutes typical Vinotherapy treatments —  and fresh off an 8-point, 5-rebound performance...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ovechkin hangs out with Brad Pitt at movie premiere

Alexander Ovechkin and Washington Capitals teammates Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov were among the many luminaries who strolled the red carpet while attending the premiere of “Fury” at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. during a special screening on Wednesday night. While hobnobbing with the beautiful people, Ovechkin and his teammates ran into who else but Brad Pitt, the star...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick continues to bring the snark while ripping NFL over fines (photo)

Even though the NFL reportedly reduced his fine by half for the alleged “inappropriate language” he used during a game against the Chicago Bears earlier this season, Colin Kaepernick remains quite displeased with the NFL and the manner in which it meted out its punishment. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback originally was fined $11,025 for […] The post Colin Kaepernick continues...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Rudd celebrates with Royals players, announces kegger at mom’s house (video)

The Kansas City Royals may not boast the kind of A-lister fan club other pro sports teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks can brag about, but they got Paul Rudd. And on Wednesday night, that was more than good enough. As the entire Kauffman Stadium crowd reveled in the hometown ball club’s […] The post Paul Rudd celebrates with Royals players, announces kegger at...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron's new gig: Brand ambassador for Kia

In a somewhat surprising turn, it has been announced that LeBron James now is the presumably highly compensated pitchman for...Kia? While Kia historically known for its more budget-friendly automobiles, has been significantly upping its game as of late. And the particular ride Lebron has been tabbed to endorse indeed resides far higher up on the MSRP scale than one may expect. ...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick’s fine over ‘inappropriate language’ reportedly cut in half by NFL

  Following an appeal by the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, the NFL has decided to cut in half Colin Kaepernick’s fine for the use of “inappropriate language” during a Week 2 game against the Chicago Bears, meaning the fine has been reduced from $11,025 to $5,512, according to a report from FOX Sports’ Mike Garafalo. […] The post Colin Kaepernick’s fine over ‘inappropriate...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon Hayward challenges LeBron James to some 1-on-1 … in ‘League of Legends’

Utah Jazz Gordon Hayward is apparently something of a video game nut. So much so, in fact, that he recently talked a little smack in a blog post on his official website about his video game-playing acumen and excellence. Setting it up as if he was talking about something else entirely, Hayward threw down the […] The post Gordon Hayward challenges LeBron James to some 1-on-1 ...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter uses unfortunate switch analogy while discussing Royals

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his team are reeling after going down three-games-to-none to the Kansas City Royals courtesy of a 2-1 loss on Tuesday. From Showalter’s perspective, even though the Royals are on a remarkable postseason tear, facing them during the regular season isn’t very much fun, either. While expanding upon this observation, […] The post Buck...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Bubba Watson has his wife’s name tattooed on his ring finger? (photos)

Speculation has been rampant of late regarding what appears to be a tattoo of some sort on Bubba Watson’s left ring finger. Said speculation has ramped up a bit following some very tell-tale photographs from the Ryder Cup that indicate that yes, Bubba does indeed have some ink etched into his finger. In light of […] The post Does Bubba Watson has his wife’s name tattooed on...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder brightens grieving family's day with shopping spree

When Justin Robbins took his daughters, 9-year-old Brianna and 8-year-old Emily on a trip to the mall to help get their minds off mourning the tragic death of their mother just a few weeks earlier, little did he know that a Minnesota Vikings player and his wife would go out of their way to help brighten the day of a family who desperately needed it. Maggie Robbins was killed in...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers offers his ‘apologies’ to critics for fake spike play in win over Dolphins

Aaron Rodgers was on the receiving end of some criticism from some media blowhards for a heads-up play he made in the waning moments of a thrilling comeback victory over the Miami Dolphins. And as far as the Green Bay Packers quarterback is concerned, the would-be critics can go pound rocks. With the clock winding […] The post Aaron Rodgers offers his ‘apologies’ to critics...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon: I want to continue to be a Ray

There was a major shakeup in the front office of the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday when it was announced that executive vice president and general manager Andrew Friedman was leaving the team to assume the role of President of Baseball Operations with the Los Angeles Dodgers,speculation immediately began that skipper Joe Maddon may be lured by his former boss to join him on the West...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cutler calls Microsoft Surface tablets ‘knockoff iPads’

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may have run afoul of the National Football League following Sunday’s win over the Atlanta Falcons when he appeared to take a shot at the Microsoft Surface tablets teams are using on the sidelines this season. Cutler, when discussing the tablets, referred to them as “knockoff iPads,” according to reporting […] The post Jay Cutler refers...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Royals fan is disturbingly excited, shirtless and most of all, awesome (video)

In what just may become the indelible fan image from the Kansas City Royals’ miraculous run through the postseason, a crazily excitable young fan just might be on the verge of Internet stardom thanks to his disturbing but amusing demonstration of unhinged joy, all while going sans shirt in the stands at Kauffman Stadium on […] The post Young Royals fan is disturbingly excited...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Guthrie wears ‘These O’s Ain’t Royal’ shirt to postgame presser (photo)

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie let his t-shirt do a lot of the talking Tuesday night during his postgame press conference following a 2-1 Royals win that gave the team a 3-0 stranglehold on the ALCS. After a nifty five-inning start where he gave up only three hits and one earned run — […] The post Jeremy Guthrie wears ‘These O’s Ain’t Royal’ shirt...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Eli Manning, other NFL players to star in upcoming anti-domestic violence PSAs

The NFL fittingly has been under fire as of late due to the rash of domestic violence accusations and arrests involving its players. The manner in which Roger Goodell and NFL brass botched the Ray Rice investigation only did more to shed light on an issue that appears to be a pervasive and troubling problem […] The post Eli Manning, other NFL players to star in upcoming anti-domestic...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Parking at Game 3 of NLCS at AT&T Park running upwards of $100 (photos)

  On Tuesday afternoon, baseball fans will stream into the beautiful A&T Park to watch the hometown San Francisco Giants host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLCS. And while Giants fans by all accounts will be nervous yet ready to cheer on their beloved baseball team as it tries to take […] The post Parking at Game 3 of NLCS at AT&T Park running upwards of $100...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured 49ers lineman Anthony Davis documents police arresting ‘Batman’ (pics/vid)

Out with an MCL sprain, San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis had to sit out the team’s win over the St. Louis Rams on Monday night, which may have allowed him to better document how police were arresting a fan in the stands of Edward Jones Dome. As Davis and his teammates were making […] The post Injured 49ers lineman Anthony Davis documents police arresting ‘Batman’...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson now has the #1 jersey in the NFL

The numbers are in and according the latest tally, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the owner of the NFL’s best-selling jersey. An NFL Players Association report that compiled sales of merchandise bearing player names revealed that more fans are plunking down their hard-earned money for Wilson gear for the second quarter of the fiscal year for the dates June...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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