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Russell Westbrook leaves game with injured hand

            Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook exited Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers with an injured right hand. Westbrook will be re-evaluated Friday. The All-Star guard appeared to injure his right hand while going up for rebound and hitting Kendrick Perkins’ elbow in the second quarter. The Thunder were already playing...
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Knicks spoil LeBron James’ homecoming

              The New York Knicks came back from a 25-18 first quarter deficit to outscore the Cleveland Cavaliers in the final three quarters, and spoil LeBron James homecoming. James finished with 17 points on 5-of-15 shooting. He also committed eight turnovers and never looked like himself. “It was a special night,” James said, via the Associated...
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Red Sox sign Koji Uehara to two-year extension

            The Boston Red Sox announced Thursday that they have signed 39-year-old closer Koji Uehara to a two-year, $18 million deal. “So we had a chance to obviously examine Koji at the end of year and spend quite a bit of time talking to him and looking at what happened in late August and early September,” said Red Sox general manager Ben...
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Kevin Youkilis retires from baseball

Three-time All-Star Kevin Youkilis announced his retirement from baseball on Thursday. Youkilis, who played in Japan last season, spent most of his 10-year career with the Boston Red Sox, winning two World Series championships with the club in 2004 and ’07. 15-yr client, Kevin Youkilis, after deep thought about family and health, is calling it a career. Been a great one! Love...
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Steve Smith is a fan of ‘little guy’ Antonio Brown

Steve Smith will get to watch Antonio Brown for a second time this season when the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens meet at Heinz Field on Sunday night. “Oh man that kid. When I grow up I want to be like him,” the 35-year-old Smith said laughing, per ESPN.com. “He’s getting involved so early and [he's] so good that he’s in that groove where you could throw...
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Richard Sherman calls Derek Carr a ‘gunslinger’

Richard Sherman expects rookie quarterback Derek Carr to sling the ball around on Sunday when the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders meet at CenturyLink Field. “He’s a gunslinger,” Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said of Carr, via ESPN.com. “They’ve made him throw the ball a little bit more in these past couple of games. I don’t know if that has something to do...
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LeBron: Greatest achievement would be parade in Cleveland

The Cleveland Cavaliers season-opener Thursday against the New York Knicks will be filled with uncontrollable excitement and joy as LeBron James takes the court wearing wine and gold once again. James told USA TODAY Sports that bringing a championship to fans in northeast Ohio will be one of his greatest achievements. “The greatest achievement in my career other than just being...
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Notre Dame now playing for unlikely opportunity to rejoin playoff discussion

Fresh off of a frustratingly-fruitless trip to Tallahassee and the bye week that followed, Notre Dame is no longer a hated favorite to crack college football’s inaugural playoff, and according to the all-powerful selection committee, the Fighting Irish will need a Rudy Ruettiger-like miracle to work their way back into the mix with just five games remaining on their schedule. But...
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Buffalo Sabres: The joke that keeps on giving

Anyone who has watched the Buffalo Sabres this season knows a thing or two about jokes. Hell, any time the team attempts to do anything, it can be classified as one of the funniest things you’ll see all year. So leave it to head coach Ted Nolan to tell another joke on Wednesday: maybe he isn’t pushing the team hard enough and that’s why they’re off to a laughable start. If...
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Fans hilariously tell Eric Decker why they love the Jets

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker asked Wednesday on Twitter why Jets Nation loves their team. The fans responded with some sad but funny answers. #jetsnation, tell me why you love the @nyjets using #jetsdiehardfan and I’ll send a signed prize to my favorite. — Eric Decker (@EricDecker87) October 29, 2014 @EricDecker87 @nyjets Because I’m a masochist and enjoy the weekly...
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Phil Jackson: Knicks ‘not ready for showtime’

Knicks president Phil Jackson says his team isn’t “ready for showtime” following New York’s 24-point season-opening loss to the Chicago Bulls late Wednesday night. “Not ready for showtime, were we guys?” Jackson said, via ESPNNewYork.com. The Knicks made just 37 percent of their shots and allowed Chicago to score 42 points in the paint. “When we stopped competing...
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Isaiah Thomas wanted to play for Lakers

The Phoenix Suns were very happy to agree to a deal with free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas, and he is already looking like a great addition to their rotation. He will fit into the Suns’ plans very well, but he didn’t originally want to sign with the Suns and actually had a team that he wanted to play for picked out. According to an interview that Thomas did with Grantland...
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Giants win third World Series in five years

John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night to win the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. The 6-foot-5 Madison Bumgarner entered in the fifth and pitched five innings of near-perfect relief.  The 25-year-old won his third game of the Series and was named MVP. Michael Morse delivered a go...
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Rajon Rondo to start Celtics’ opener

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is in the starting lineup for the team’s opener against the Brooklyn Nets. According to the Associated Press, coach Brad Stevens announced before Wednesday night’s contest that Rondo is ready to return from the broken hand that cost him most of training camp. Rondo has been out the last five weeks after breaking his left hand when he slipped...
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Report: Robert Griffin III to start vs. Vikings

RG3 practices Wednesday via Redskins.com Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Diana Marie Russini of NBC4 in D.C. Robert Griffin III will start against the Vikings on Sunday per multiple sources with the Redskins organization. — Dianna Marie Russini (@NBCdianna) October 29, 2014 Redskins player via...
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Report: Joe Maddon to be next Cubs manager

Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs, reports Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. Maddon and the Cubs are on the verge of agreeing to a mega deal, according to people familair with the situation. The contract, once finalized, is expected to make Maddon one of the highest-paid managers in baseball and quite likely the best-paid in the National League. Mike Scioscia’s...
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Jerry Jones: Tony Romo’s injury is a ‘function of pain tolerance’

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that quarterback Tony Romo has been labeled “day-by-day” with his back contusion. “It’s a day-by-day thing with Tony, we’ll see how he handles the pain and we’ll see how functional he is as the week goes on,” Garrett said. “We’ll see what his availability is for this ball game.” Garrett expects Romo will be able...
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Dan Gilbert asked if he 'deserved' to have LeBron back

LeBron James has put aside the comments that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert made when the NBA star left for Miami, and is focused on winning a championship in Cleveland. “I think it’s really good,” James said when asked about his rapport with the Cavs’ owner, via ESPN.com. “We had one bad moment, and it just overshadowed all the great times we had together, and now we...
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Mike Pettine knows Johnny Manziel is getting frustrated

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine knows rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is frustrated with being a backup through seven NFL games. “That’s a position that can be frustrating,” Pettine said, via ESPN.com. “He’s preparing like a starter. It can happen in a span of one play. He has to be ready to go, has to be prepared. There’s no reason to believe that he’s not.”...
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Patriots vs. Broncos: Who will win?

The New England Patriots and Denver Broncos will meet for the 45th time in the regular season on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The Broncos hold a 25-19 series lead over the Patriots, but the last three regular season games have been won by New England, including last year’s 34-31 overtime win. Last season, the Broncos and Patriots also met in the AFC title game, which Denver won...
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Cubs could have Joe Maddon answer by Friday

The Chicago Cubs and Joe Maddon have been in discussions this week, and the team could learn by Friday if the former Tampa Bay Rays manager is the club’s new skipper, reports The Chicago Sun Times.   Either they will land Maddon, finding the perfect manager for their multiyear rebuilding mission, or they will have swung and missed, leaving them with a mess on their hands with...
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Bill Belichick says Peyton Manning is the best QB he’s ever coached against

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is trying to implement a game plan this week to beat Peyton Manning, which he says is the best quarterback he’s faced in his 40 years coaching in the NFL. “I mean, [Manning is] great, he’s obviously a great quarterback,” Belichick said, via ESPNBoston.com. “The best quarterback I’ve coached against.” The Patriots and Denver...
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Aaron Rodgers not concerned over hamstring; Allowed to leave Green Bay over bye

Rest easy Packer nation, your quarterback is going to be just fine. So fine in fact that Aaron Rodgers won’t have to stick around to enjoy the gradually cooling fall weather of Wisconsin (which is calling for the potential of snow flurries come Halloween morning) during his off week to receive medical treatment on the injury. Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin.com first reported that...
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ECHL teams to don Batman, Riddler jerseys

While minor league puck might not have the talent or star power of an NHL game, they do have one thing the NHL doesn’t: gimmick jersey nights. The ECHL is home to some of the more fun ones and they don’t get much more fun that the ones the Toledo Walleye and Evansville IceMen will wear on November 22. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first comic book appearance...
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Kobe Bryant: Dwight Howard is a ‘teddy bear’

Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard don’t like each other and it showed on Tuesday. During the Houston Rockets’ 109-90 win at Staples Center, Howard grabbed a rebound and Bryant got in his face, trying to stop an outlet pass. Howard threw elbows to clear space, and one appeared to connect with Bryant’s chin. The two immediately began trash-talking each other and had to be separated...
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