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Report: Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe max contract

Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Suns offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million deal in July, but the two sides remain far apart on a deal. The Wolves, who acquired...
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Watch: Man interrupts Roger Goodell presser

During NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference on Friday, someone began screaming “don’t take me into an elevator.” “WHAT ARE YOU DOING? DON’T TAKE ME INTO AN ELEVATOR! DON’T TAKE ME INTO AN ELEVATOR!” According to several media reports, the man screaming was Benji from The Howard Stern Show. The post Watch: Man interrupts Roger Goodell presser appeared...
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Roger Goodell vows NFL will ‘clean up our house’

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that the league would implement a new personal conduct policy with the goal of finalizing it before the Super Bowl in February. “We will make it happen,” Goodell said. “We will implement new conduct policies. They will have a set of clear and transparent rules for league and club personnel, owners...
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Penguins unveil new third jersey: Pittsburgh Gold

The Pittsburgh Penguins have unveiled their new third jersey. The Pens will wear the “Pittsburgh Gold” jersey 12 times this season, starting with a nationally-televised game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at CONSOL Energy Center.   Penguins 2014 Third Jersey Schedule Date Opponent Time October 22 Philadelphia 8:00 p.m. November 15 NY Rangers...
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Report: US military reviewing relationship with NFL

USMA.edu The recent domestic violence allegations against NFL players has some major sponsors questioning the league’s handling of the cases. Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo, McDonald’s, Visa and Campbell Soup have all voiced their concerns, and now the U.S. military is examining their relationship with the league. According to CNN, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff...
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Matt Ryan leading Falcons’ high-flying offense to early success

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports For the second time in three weeks, starting quarterback Matt Ryan sparked the Atlanta Falcons to a memorable win over a division rival with one of the best individual performances of his career which saw the hosts score 21 unanswered points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-14 thrashing of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now 2-1 on the season and a...
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Cardinals place John Abraham on season-ending IR

The Arizona Cardinals announced Friday that linebacker John Abraham has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Abraham is still battling the affects of a concussion that he suffered against the San Diego Chargers in Week 1. The 36-year-old has likely played his last down with the Cardinals and probably in the NFL.  But the IR designation allows Abraham to collect his $3 million...
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Roger Goodell orders NFL personnel to participate in abuse awareness training

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to team owners Thursday that states team personnel and staff will be required to participate in education sessions on domestic violence and sexual assault starting within 30 days. Goodell will hold a news conference on Friday at 3 p.m. ET in New York. Here is the letter provided by ESPN’s Adam Schefter: “Subject: Long-Term Partnerships...
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Derek Jeter: Made in New York

Gatorade and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hit a home-run with their new ad. Gatorade’s  “Made In New York” commercial is a black-and-white spot featuring No. 2 meeting and greeting fans while Frank Sinatra’s classic song “My Way” plays as the soundtrack. “It was an opportunity, I felt deservedly, to thank people, which I’ve been consistent with every...
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Devin Hester: ‘I wasn’t happy the last three, four years in Chicago’

Devin Hester set the NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns in the Atlanta Falcons’ 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. After the game, the wide receiver got a few things off his chest. “I’m happy, man.” Hester said of being in Atlanta when he appeared on the NFL Network post game set. “You know what, I’m going to say it, man. I wasn’t happy the...
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Devin Hester: ‘I wasn’t happy the last three, four years in Chicago’

Devin Hester set the NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns in the Atlanta Falcons’ 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. After the game, the wide receiver got a few things off his chest. “I’m happy, man.” Hester said of being in Atlanta when he appeared on the NFL Network post game set. “You know what, I’m going to say it, man. I wasn’t happy the...
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Taj Gibson not thrilled about reserve role

A backup role for Taj Gibson this season is not something the 29-year-old forward wants to hear.  But with the Chicago Bulls acquisition of Pau Gasol, Gibson is likely headed back to the bench. From Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago: Privately, Gibson isn’t too thrilled with the prospect of continuing to be a reserve, according to multiple people familiar with the situation, but the upbeat...
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Toronto Maple Leafs coach: Phil Kessel refused to do drills

Steve Spott should probably learn that in today’s day and age, everyone hears everything and even something said in confidence can spread across the internet like wildfire in a matter of moments. He learned that the hard way when he apparently told an anecdote at a coaches’ clinic last month about Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel, sparking a debate about his willingness to...
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UFC Fight Night 52 offers intriguing main card

Whether you’re an insomniac with a sub-par cable package or simply count yourself as an MMA-junkie, the sport’s leading promotion will offer a temporary solution to your problems in the early hours of Saturday when UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan begins at midnight on the east coast. Featuring a main event between two of the division’s oldest competitors, heavyweight veterans...
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Devin Hester breaks Deion Sanders return TD record

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester broke Deion Sanders’ record for most return touchdowns on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hester exploded for a 62-yard punt-return touchdown to give him 20 return touchdowns for his career. Hester had a 20-yard touchdown run earlier in the game.  He is the first player to record a rushing and return touchdown in a game...
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Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson

The Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Simpson was set to return from a three-game suspension on Monday but after learning Thursday that the seven-year pro is facing charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle, the Vikings decided to release Simpson. Simpson...
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Pete Carroll on Seahawks: ‘Anxious to bounce back’

The Seahawks are ready to get the bad taste of losing out of their mouth.  But to do that, Seattle will have to beat the Denver Broncos in a Super Bowl rematch on Sunday. “These guys are clued in,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. “I don’t think we feel like we played like we can. They are anxious to bounce back and play a really good game. It just happens to be Peyton...
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Cardinals place Jonathan Dwyer on non-injury list following arrest

The Arizona Cardinals announced Thursday that they have moved running back Jonathan Dwyer, who was arrested Wednesday in a domestic violence case, to the reserve/non-football illness list, and brought back running back Jalen Parmele to the active roster. The reserve list Dwyer is on means the Cardinals have the option not to pay him his $730,000 base salary but the Cardinals will...
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Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned due to affair

Your browser does not support iframes. Ron Washington revealed Thursday that he resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was “not true to my wife.” “I was not true to my wife after 42 years,” Washington said during a news conference at a Las Colinas hotel.. “I broke her trust. I’m here today to own that mistake and apologize to her. “…...
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Peyton Manning pulling for rookie QB to break his embarrassing record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a firm believer in playing rookies, especially quarterbacks, and hopes one of them breaks the one record he hates to have. “I pull for quarterbacks. I do,” Manning said during an interview with Peter King of MMQB.com. “These young guys that are playing—I still like the ones that get to play early. I still think that’s the best...
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Josh Harding out indefinitely; Mike Yeo low on options

Last year, the Minnesota Wild dealt with ridiculous goaltending issues and needed a ton of depth to simply get into the playoffs: Josh Harding battled complications from multiple sclerosis, Niklas Backstrom suffered a knee injury and Darcy Kuemper got a concussion. It was a trying year between the pipes to say the least. With training camp opening this week, the issues resurfaced...
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WATCH: Time-lapse video of construction of Levi's Stadium

San Francisco 49ers new home, Levi’s Stadium, took 29 months to build.  Over 200,000 HD images were taken to show the construction process of the Santa Clara stadium. EarthCam turned the images into a time-lapse video. “The construction of Levi’s Stadium is a historic project for the 49ers and the City of Santa Clara,” said San Francisco 49ers Chief Operating Officer Paraag...
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Saints looking to get past defensive issues in home opener

As an annual playoff contender and a favorite to win the NFC South, the New Orleans Saints began the regular season surrounded by the familiar buzz of high expectations and a level of everyday-optimism reserved only for division winners and a handful of conference powers. Armed with one of the few elite starting quarterbacks, a perennially prolific offense, and what was expected...
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Angels claim AL West title

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Angels shutout the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on Wednesday night, but had to wait an hour after the victory to learn if they had clinched the American League West division title. The Angels (95-57) watched as the Oakland Athletics blew a ninth-inning lead to give Los Angeles their first AL West crown in five years. Fans refused...
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Tom Brady shares his post college resume

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t know if he would make it in the NFL after he graduated from the University of Michigan, so he made a professional resume in case he would have to enter the corporate world. Brady posted the resume on Facebook on Thursday. “Found my old resume! Really thought I was going to need this after the 5th round.”   The post Tom Brady...
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