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Manny Machado to undergo surgery, out for season

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is expected to undergo right knee surgery by Dr. Neal ElAttrache within the next week, MLB.com confirmed on Friday. The 22-year-old Machado was diagnosed with a right knee ligament sprain earlier this month. “That won’t happen,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of Machado returning Wednesday, the first day he is eligible to...
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Report: Suns offer Eric Bledsoe to Timberwolves for Kevin Love

The Phoenix Suns have reached out to the Minnesota Timberwolves to offer guard Eric Bledsoe for Kevin Love, reports ESPN’s Brian Windhorst and Ramona Shelburne.  The Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers are expected to complete a three-team deal on Saturday that will send Love to Cleveland and Thaddeus Young, No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota...
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Jimmy Graham fined $30,000 for dunks over goal posts

New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $30,000 on Friday for twice dunking over the goalpost during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans. The NFL outlawed dunks over the goalpost in the offseason. Graham was flagged twice for 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalties against the Titans.   Saints coach Sean Payton wasn’t happy with his Pro Bowl tight end after...
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Michael Bisping set to spark turnaround with win Over Cung Le

Since first securing a place for himself in the UFC’s middleweight division in June of 2006 with a second-round, knockout victory over Josh Haynes to win the third season of ”T.U.F.”, Michael Bisping has been a fixture in the 185-pound rankings despite the fact that he has never fought for a title. But after losing just three times during the first five years of his UFC career...
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Johnny Manziel fined $12,000 for giving Redskins bench the finger

Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 for making an obscene gesture at Washington’s bench in a preseason game earlier this week, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns QB Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 for flipping bird at Redskins bench Monday night, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2014 Manziel flipped off...
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Report: Rusney Castillo agrees to seven-year deal with Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have reached agreement with Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, reports Alex Speier of WEEI. According to the report, Castillo’s deal will take effect starting in 2014 and run through 2020. Earlier this week Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington acknowledged that the team worked out the 27-year-old. “There’s obviously...
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Le’Veon Bell: ‘I didn’t know you could get a DUI for being high’

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were stopped Wednesday afternoon by a Ross Township police officer and were charged with possession of marijuana before Thursday night’s preseason game in Philadelphia. Bell and Blount were pulled over after an officer could smell marijuana coming from a black Camaro while traveling north on McKnight Road...
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Eagles’ LeSean McCoy: Thumb ‘definitely hurts’

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy left Thursday night’s 31-21 preseason win against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter with a right thumb injury. X-rays on McCoy’s thumb were negative. “He hurt his thumb and he was out,” coach Chip Kelly said after the game. “So I haven’t talked to him since then. I was talking to him on the sideline and he...
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Report: Timberwolves expect to land 76ers’ Thaddeus Young

The Minnesota Timberwolves expect to acquire Philadelphia’s Thaddeus Young in addition to No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins when they complete their trade that sends Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers this weekend, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. According to Stein, the Wolves are already operating as if Young will be acquired from the Sixers as Love’s replacement.  Stein...
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Chrome logo for 2015 NHL All-Star Game?

It seems like it’s been a long time since we, the fans, have actually been happy with one of the latest, greatest jersey reveals from our favorite NHL teams. For whatever reason, teams seem to love that random piping (looking at you, Colorado Avalanche) and other awful designs *cough*Buffalo Sabres*cough*. In regards to the jerseys worn in the NHL All-Star game, they’ve been...
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Texans’ Arian Foster ‘feeling good’ after practices

The Houston Texan are one of the more unpredictable teams heading into the 2014 season, and they simply don’t have the most attractive looking roster. That being said, they have a new quarterback to go along with a great running back and wide receiver, and one of the best defenses in the game as well. According to reports, running back Arian Foster is “feeling good” after the...
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Draymond Green to land a significant new deal?

The Golden State Warriors selected forward Draymond Green with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and weren’t expecting to get what they have ended up receiving. Green has become an extremely valuable role player that has established consistency off of the bench and has been a huge help for the Warriors in the playoffs over the last couple of seasons. He is an extremely...
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Griffin dares critics to keep doubting him

The Washington Redskins are very concerned about the future of their franchise, and especially about their franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. Griffin has been having major consistency issues, and he still hasn’t learned how to avoid taking big hits from defenders to this point. There have been many critics that are doubting Griffin, and he is feeding off of those critics...
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Eagles’ DeMeco Ryans levels Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell took a vicious hit during Thursday’s preaseon game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Bell went across the middle for a pass and was leveled by Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans. Bell, who was charged for possession of marijuana Wednesday, had eight carries for 18 yards and one catch for three yards Thursday night. [Bleacher Report] The...
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Garrett Richards out for season with torn left patellar tendon

Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards has a torn left patellar tendon, an injury that will require surgery, and will need six to nine months to recover. “We’re going to take it one game at a time,” center fielder Mike Trout said. “We can’t get ahead of ourselves. It’s tough losing Garrett, for sure. But we just have to keep winning ballgames. That’s all that matters...
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Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires from NHL

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is calling it a career after 16 NHL seasons, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. Giguere announced Thursday he is retiring from the NHL. “On behalf of the Colorado Avalanche, I would like to congratulate Jean-Sebastien on an outstanding hockey career,” executive vice president of hockey operations Joe...
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Report: Timberwolves will keep Anthony Bennett

According to reports, Anthony Bennett is likely to remain with the Minnesota Timberwolves next season. The 2013 No. 1 overall pick was rumored to be heading to the Philadelphia 76ers and Thaddeus Young would be dealt to Minnesota as part of the Kevin Love/Andrew Wiggins trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Timberwolves. From Timberwolves reporter Jerry Zgoda and the Toronto...
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Robert Griffin III: ‘Keep doubting, it’s nothing new’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III took to Twitter on Wednesday night to tell his doubters that he will prove them wrong. Griffin was criticized for not sliding at the end of plays in which he ran the ball during Monday’s preseason victory against the Cleveland Browns. The Redskins third-year quarterback scrambled from the pocket three times against Cleveland...
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Brandon LaFell on facing former team: ‘It’s going to be weird’

New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell says it will be weird to face his former team on Friday. “It’s going to be a little weird, just going out there and seeing some of my old teammates, looking at those jerseys knowing I was just in those jerseys last year,” said LaFell, who played the past four seasons with the Carolina Panthers. “But I got to do my job....
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Report: Bell, Blount suspensions ‘will not come soon, if at all this season’

The Pittsburgh Steelers top two running backs, Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount, face charges of marijuana possession, but are likely to be suspended just one game. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the two running backs suspensions won’t come anytime soon if at all this season. Bell and Blount were pulled over at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by Ross Township traffic...
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Eddie Alvarez perfect fit for UFC’s lightweight division

After having his first attempt to join the UFC derailed by a highly-publicized contract dispute with Bellator and former CEO Bjorn Rebney in 2012, there was no question that Eddie Alvarez would one day fight on the sport’s biggest stage against the top 155-pounders on the planet. But on Tuesday, over two years of seemingly endless speculation no longer mattered the moment ESPN...
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Packers keeping signals a secret from Seahawks

The Green Bay Packers are using hand signals in the preseason, but they are not the same signals they will use when the regular season opens in the Pacific Northwest on Sept. 4. “It’s really geared towards our first game,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said, via ESPN.com. “So you don’t want to show a whole lot. I think our players, particularly, on offense have done a great...
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Giants win protest, will finish game vs. Cubs

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants’ protest of its loss to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday was upheld on Wednesday by Joe Torre, MLB’s executive vice president for baseball operations. Toree agreed with the Giants that the flawed deployment of Wrigley Field’s tarp meant that the game should have been suspended instead of awarded to the Cubs, who led...
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NHL Draft Lottery rules punish bad teams instead of rewarding them

Just when Buffalo Sabres fans thought the future looked pretty good, the NHL had to step in and ruin it. The new changes to the NHL’s draft lottery system has left general manager Tim Murray a bit dissatisfied with the results. “You know who you’re affecting, that’s not fair,” said Murray. After receiving approval by the NHLPA, the NHL announced how the system will work...
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Yankees, Cubs most interested in Jon Lester?

The Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox agreed to a trade that sent star pitcher Jon Lester to Oakland just a few weeks ago, and he has already helped out the Athletics’ rotation. He will be a free agent this coming offseason, and it has been reported that he will explore the market and see what else is out there before deciding where to sign. According to a report from CBS Sports...
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