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Buccaneers sign Gerald McCoy to a seven-year extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy have agreed to a seven-year extension worth $98 million, making him the highest-paid defensive tackle in the NFL. The Bucs have agreed to terms on a new 7-year — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 25, 2014 Confirming @JayGlazer‘s tweet, the #Bucs & @Geraldini93 have agreed to terms on a long-term extension! #BucForLife...
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Lakers won’t use ‘retirement’ when talking about Steve Nash

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to keep their options open with Steve Nash, who will miss the season because of a back injury, and have been careful not to use the word retirement when talking about the point guard. The Lakers options include the disabled player exception, which would be worth roughly $4.85 million, and the possibility of trading him to a team looking to dump...
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40-Year-old Mark Hunt defying the odds with unlikely shot at interim belt

As always, injuries are the mother of opportunity for mixed martial artists, but being in the right situation when a promotion comes calling for a replacement is the difference between having a chance to capitalize on that opportunity, and adding another ”I almost” story to an unlikely contender’s post-fight career. Earlier this week, one of those potentially career-making...
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Ned Yost: ‘I’m getting really good at protecting a one-run lead’

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 and in doing so took a 2-1 lead in the World Series. The Royals defensive lineup of Alex Gordon, Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain, who moved from center field to right in place of Nori Aoki, paid off big along with their unbendable backend of the bullpen. Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning, allowing four hits and...
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PGA of America president Ted Bishop removed from office

The PGA of America announced Friday that the board of directors voted to remove Ted Bishop, the 38th PGA president, from office for insensitive gender-based statements posted Thursday on social media. Bishop tweeted at Ian Poulter in response to the golfer’s statement about Nick Faldo in his new book. “Faldo’s record stands by itself. Six majors and all-time RC points. Yours...
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Dick LeBeau: Steelers defense not ‘consistent enough’

The Pittsburgh Steelers face an Indianapolis Colts team on Sunday that ranks second in the NFL in scoring (30.9 points per game).  The defense will have to play like they did in the final three quarters of Monday night’s 30-23 win over the Houston Texans. “We’re not consistent enough,” said defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.”We made a step in the right direction but...
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Brandon Marshall to use locker-room drama as ‘fuel’

Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he will use last week’s 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins and the locker room drama as “fuel” for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. “It’s fuel,” he said, per ESPN.com. “You’ve got to take that frustration and use it as fuel. I’m going to be frustrated until we run...
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At 38, is Charles Woodson actually improving?

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson is 38-year-old, and still playing at a high level. “He’s getting better,” Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck said, via Bill Williamson of ESPN.com. “There’s not too many players that I can think of who get better at 38, but Charles has stayed young.” Woodson has been one of Oakland’s few bright lights in a 0-6 start.  He had...
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Colts’ Reggie Wayne out vs. Steelers

Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Friday. Wayne suffered an elbow injury against Cincinnati last weekend. He did not practice Thursday. Wayne has 38 receptions for 434 yards and a touchdown this season. Reggie Wayne is officially out, acc to Chuck Pagano. Richardson, Jack Doyle are questionable...
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Blazers, Seahawks owner Paul Allen gives $100M to fight ebola

Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen has pledged to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, reports The New York Times. “Everybody feels called sometimes to really pursue a certain thing that resonates with them, and this has resonated with me,” Mr. Allen, a co-founder of Microsoft, said in a telephone interview on...
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Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

In a shocking move, it appears the Tampa Bay Rays will need to search for a new manager. Joe Maddon has exercised the opt-out clause in his contract and has left the team, effective immediately. “Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his current contract, a contract which was not scheduled to expire until after the 2015 season,” principal owner Stuart Sternberg said in a statement...
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Victor Oladipo out indefinitely with facial fracture

Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando’s season opener and is out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture in practice Thursday, general manager Rob Hennigan announced Friday. Oladipo will undergo a corrective surgical procedure on Saturday.  He was injured after taking an inadvertent elbow during a practice drill. This preseason, Oladipo has been recovering...
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New York Knicks are only beginning uphill battle

Held to a higher standard as one of the NBA’s most historic franchises, yet, perennially disappointing as one of the league’s greatest under-achievers, the New York Knicks have become an 82-game circus of injuries, highly-paid has-beens, and sub-par performances during the past year. Just when it seemed as though the Knicks had finally turned the corner, putting their six year...
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Zdeno Chara likely out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara suffered ligament damage to his knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks, reports TSN. According to the report, Chara might need surgery. He suffered the injury in the first period of Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Islanders and did not return to the game. “When it’s your Captain [leaving], it’s definitely hard to take,” said alternate...
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Minnesota Wild lock up Charlie Coyle

The Minnesota Wild took another step towards locking up its core on Wednesday, announcing that they have signed right winger Charlie Coyle to a contract extension. Coyle’s new deal will be for five years and $16 million, or a cap hit of $3.2 million per year. It starts next season and ensures that Coyle will be with the wild until the 2019-20 season. Wild general manager Chuck...
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2014 MLB Gold Glove Award finalists revealed

Major League Baseball announced the Rawlings Gold Glove Award finalists on Thursday. The winners will be revealed Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. AMERICAN LEAGUE PITCHER: Mark Buehrle (Blue Jays), Felix Hernandez (Mariners), Dallas Keuchel (Astros) CATCHER: Alex Avila (Tigers), Yan Gomes (Indians), Salvador Perez (Royals) FIRST BASE: Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Eric Hosmer ...
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Peyton Manning appreciates Wes Welker’s unselfish attitude

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes to Emmanuel Sanders Thursday night in a 35-21 victory over the San Diego Chargers. While those three passes put points on the board for the Broncos, Manning said after the game that the most crucial play was Wes Welker’s third down catch late in the game. Welker, who jumped on Sanders fumble on the first offensive...
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Peyton Manning rips scoreboard operator

Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes, Emmanuel Sanders caught three touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos rolled the San Diego Chargers 35-21 on Thursday night. But late in the game, when the Broncos were trying to chew up the clock, the scoreboard operator fired up the crowd and put Manning in a rage. “I’m not sure what he’s doing, he’s playing music and showing...
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Lakers announce Steve Nash to miss season with back issues

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash  is expected to be ruled out for the 2014-15 NBA season because of recurring nerve damage in his back, reports Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report. Nash, 40, expected this season, his 19th, to be his final one.  But he has not announced his retirement. The two-time league MVP is in the final year of a three-year, $28 million deal with the...
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Teddy Bridgewater: A brief analysis

Throughout the 2013-14 College Football season, Teddy Bridgewater and Jadeveon Clowney were widely considered to be the top two prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft. However, after Bridgewater’s below-average pro day and some nit-picking scouts picked apart microscopic flaws, the 6-foot-2 214-pound quarterback could do nothing but watch as his draft stock plummeted. After all was...
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Russell Wilson: ‘Percy and I never had problems’

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson denies that he and Percy Harvin ever had a problem. Wilson said the media tried to make a big deal out of Harvin, who was traded from the Seahawks to the New York Jets last week, clashing with teammates. “Percy and I never had differences,” Wilson said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “He’s a guy that, you know, we had a lot of similarities...
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Jeanie Buss: Free agents afraid to play with Kobe Bryant are losers

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss says any player that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is “a loser.” “Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser, and I’m glad they wouldn’t come to the team,” Buss said during a “SportsCenter” interview Thursday after asking to comment on an ESPN...
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Hoyer doesn’t think about getting benched for Manziel

Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer is confident in his game, even after Sunday’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, and believes the coaches are committed to him. “I don’t even think about it to be honest with you,” Hoyer said of getting benched for Johnny Manziel, via ESPNCleveland.com. “I know what goes into my preparation. I know that talking to my coaches, that’s...
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Eric Staal trade rumors are kind of pointless

We’re about a half-dozen games into the NHL season, so you know what that means: time to get the rumor mill going! The focus of most of the trade rumors these days shouldn’t come as a surprise. You see, Eric Staal is a nearly-30-year-old center on the downturn with a huge contract, so naturally everyone is talking about him getting traded out of Carolina. There just seems to...
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Aldo-Mendes rematch has become three-pronged affair

Finally, after a three-week layoff that felt much longer, MMA’s leading promotion will return on Saturday with one of the sport’s most highly-anticipated rematches in the main event of UFC 179 when featherweight champ Jose Aldo will put his belt on the line against top-ranked contender Chad Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In January of 2012, Aldo won the first battle of this...
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