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Cam Newton hosts 900 kids at annual ‘Thanksgiving Jam’

Cam Newton carries himself like he’s a kid at heart, so it’s no surprise that he’s more than willing to let loose in front of hundreds of children with his antics during his wildly popular “Cam’s Thanksgiving Jam,” an event held for the fourth time on Monday night during which 900 children were fed and entertained by the enigmatic Carolina Panthers quarterback. The...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel on partying footage: ‘Videos can be old’

Johnny Manziel refused on Monday to specifically discuss a video that purportedly shows him partying at a nightclub during the Cleveland Browns’ bye week, saying he hasn’t seen the footage while also insisting it may not document what it appears to show. The Browns quarterback was asked about his latest off-the-field controversy while performing volunteer work at the Greater...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr on 2015-16 Warriors, 1995-96 Bulls debate

Steve Kerr may not be leading his Golden State Warriors from courtside as he continues his extended leave of absence to deal with issues related to offseason back surgeries, but he of course is keeping tabs on how his team has stormed out of the gate at an historical pace by winning its first 15 games. A debate has arisen in recent weeks over how this Warriors squad measures...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James finds 'Mechanic LeBron' meme to be hilarious

LeBron James took to Instagram to praise “Mechanic LeBron,” the latest meme created about him. Some wise guy treated up an image of LeBron to make him appear to be a cigarette-smoking mechanic - something so amusing the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar gushed over it. Hahahahaha!!!! Man ya'll gotta chill on these memes for real. I really just bust out laughing at this...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers troll Redskins on Twitter, invoke Kirk Cousins’ catchphrase

The Carolina Panthers throttled the Washington Redskins on Sunday courtesy of a convincing 44-16 victory and improved the team to perfect 10-0 on the season. If it wasn’t a demoralizing enough loss for Washington, the fact that Carolina took to Twitter to rub it in simply added insult to injury. The Panthers’ tweet celebrating the win both trolled the Redskins over how the organization...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Sanchez blows off argument with Darren Sproles

Mark Sanchez did his best to downplay an on-field confrontation with Darren Sproles during the Philadelphia Eagles’ 45-17 thumping at the hands of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sanchez and Sproles appeared to have a communication breakdown on an attempted screen pass that ultimately ended up as an interception by Bucs linebacker Lavonte David that was returned 20 yards for a touchdown...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan addresses tense conference call with Boston media

Rex Ryan faced the media Friday and not surprisingly the Buffalo Bills head coach’s incredibly tense conference call with New England Patriots reporters the day before was a topic of conversation. Ryan became incredibly frustrated by questions regarding his “obsession” with the Patriots, telling the media, among other things, “You guys are obsessed with them, not me....
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones admits he 'tried to get cute at the QB spot'

Jerry Jones caused some significant eye-rolling earlier this season when he lavished praise upon Brandon Weeden prior to his first start as Tony Romo’s replacement, saying that “you won’t see a more gifted passer” than the Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback. The Cowboys owner has now recognized the error in his ways — and the excessive hyperbole in his comments about Weeden...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton Manning not helping Brock Osweiler prep for start

Peyton Manning reportedly isn’t involved at all in helping Brock Osweiler prepare for his first career start. But the decision apparently wasn’t up to the veteran Denver Broncos signal-caller. Manning earlier this week was declared out for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears due to a partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot. NFL Media’s James Palmer reported on...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman: Tony Romo ‘worth at least seven points’ per game

Dallas Cowboys quarterback great and current FOX Sports analyst Troy Aikman suggests that Tony Romo would have accounted for seven additional points for the Cowboys in every game he missed this season. Romo is expected to play in his first game since suffering a broken collarbone in Week 2 when the Dallas Cowboys face the Miami Dolphins. Aikman, making an appearance this week on...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Allen: Newton’s passion reminds him of Brett Favre

Jared Allen pleaded for people to stop overreacting to Cam Newton's touchdown celebrations, comparing the Carolina Panthers quarterback's on-field exuberance to the excitability and passion frequently displayed by Brett Favre during his career. The Panthers defensive lineman was making an appearance on CBS Sports' "Roughing the Passer Podcast" when he discussed the controversy...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant opens up about friendship with Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday night. And to no surprise, his Thunder teammate and close friend, Russell Westbrook presented him. Ahead of his induction, Durant sat down earlier this week with newsOK.com’s Anthony Slater for a lengthy interview in which he discussed at-length his friendship with Westbrook. Slater notes that Durant has been...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper on haters in opposing ballparks: ‘I enjoy getting booed’

Bryce Harper is one of the most polarizing players in Major League Baseball. Despite putting up phenomenal numbers throughout his baseball career at every level, the Washington Nationals slugger nevertheless has plenty of detractors who attempt to deride his on-field accomplishments. And fans in opposing ballparks relish the opportunity to boo the sometimes-brash but consistently...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson: Dating Ciara, big contract not source of struggles

Russell Wilson had a whirlwind offseason that not only involved signing a four-year, $87.6 million contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks but also saw him begin dating pop star Ciara. But the struggling quarterback insists neither the new contract nor the new romance is the source of his struggles on the field. The Seahawks signal-caller denied that the mega-deal has added...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins knows he lacks the dance moves of Cam Newton

One of the biggest talkers of the week in the NFL is the controversy stemming from Cam Newton’s extended “dab” dance last Sunday. With the Washington Redskins set to visit Bank of America Stadium Sunday for a showdown with Carolina Panthers, Kirk Cousins was asked about Newton’s dance skills and how his moves stack up in comparison. The Redskins quarterback acknowledged...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron says Cavs need to own poor play to get better

LeBron James did his best on Thursday to downplay the team’s current two-game losing streak. But he also acknowledged that if the team is to reach the heights of success expected of them, it’s going to take hard work and better play. “I’m not sitting up here saying it’s Armageddon or anything like that,” James said at shootaround Thursday ahead of the Cavs’ match-up...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook donates 850 meals to Oklahoma City kids

Russell Westbrook, in conjunction with his Why Not? Foundation, served up 850 Thanksgiving meals on Tuesday to members of the Oklahoma City chapter of the Boys & Girls Club. The Thunder superstar — who was accompanied by his wife Nina — not only provided the food but took part in serving up the meals to the kids. Russell Westbrook: "My duty and who I am as a person...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis pleased with success translating to Twitter fame

Fresh off a 29-point, 11-rebound performance that further raised his already-blossoming national profile, New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis acknowledged one of the many benefits from his rapidly rising-star status is it’s tremendous impact of his popularity on social media. The 19-year-old phenom from Latvia increased his Twitter base by an astounding 15,000 followers...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers appreciates mention by ‘big Bear fan’ Obama

President Barack Obama likened himself to Aaron Rodgers “in the pocket” to characterize how he approaches running the country. The Green Bay Packers quarterback indicated he was flattered by the complimentary reference, especially considering how Obama is such a huge fan of the rival Chicago Bears. “Well, I know that’s probably tough for him because he’s a big Bear fan...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III playing role of Cam Newton on Redskins’ scout team

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden revealed that Robert Griffin III is playing the role of Cam Newton ahead of the Sunday’s showdown with the 9-0 Carolina Panthers. Gruden was asked if RG3 is helping the team prepare for the big-armed, big-bodied Newton. “Yeah, a little bit,” he said, via Eye on Football. “He’s doing some of that, which is good, but, you know...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan on Patriots: 'They’re gonna win the division'

Rex Ryan is a straight-shooter of the highest order, but his recent comments will nevertheless catch a lot of people off-guard. The Buffalo Bills head coach essentially conceded the AFC East division title to the undefeated New England Patriots ahead of the teams' showdown on Monday night. But almost in the same breath, the outspoken, often-overconfident coach denied ever doing...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings unveil design for ‘showstopper’ ship outside new stadium (pic)

The Minnesota Vikings will move into their new $1.1 billion stadium in downtown Minneapolis next season and this week unveiled a design for a Viking ship that will sit outside the state-of-the-art facility that team officials are billing as a “showstopper.” Funded privately, the massive ship will be erected near the five pivoting glass doors of U.S. Bank Stadium and unlike the...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Barkley: ‘Analytics geek’ Daryl Morey ‘screwed’ Kevin McHale

Charles Barkley, not known to mince words when expressing his opinion, didn’t hold back while blasting Daryl Morey over the sudden dismissal of Kevin McHale, suggesting the Houston Rockets general manager fired the head coach in an effort at “covering his own ass.” Barkley, appearing on Colin Cowherd’s radio program Wednesday, acknowledged he and Morey have had their beefs...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich rips movement to get school named after him

Gregg Popovich has left an indelible mark upon the city of San Antonio during his wildly successful tenure as head coach of the Spurs, and one of the town's residents has created a formal petition requesting that a local high school change its name to properly pay tribute to the NBA head coach. And Popovich doesn’t like it one bit. “You’ve got to be kidding me,” he said...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says celebrations take him to ‘happy place’

The fallout of Cam Newton’s extended celebratory touchdown dance in the Carolina Panthers’ 27-10 win over the Tennessee Titans last Sunday continued into another day as the quarterback was asked Wednesday about the controversy stemming from it. Simply put, Newton, who said he meant no disrespect with his dancing — although several Titans players certainly were offended ...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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