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Report: Packers have no plans to release Andrew Quarless

The Green Bay Packers will stand by tight end Andrew Quarless following his July 4 arrest in South Beach. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, citing two sources, the Packers have “no plans to release the sixth-year veteran, who was charged with a misdemeanor for discharging a firearm in public.” According to the police report, Quarless fired two shots into the air outside...
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Cubs pitcher Jon Lester records first career hit

It took 10 seasons and 67 at-bats for Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester to finally record his first major league hit.  Lester snapped an 0-for-66 skid that was the longest in baseball history to start a career on Monday. The veteran left-hander hit a second-inning infield single off Cardinals starter and former teammate John Lackey. Fans at Wrigley Field erupted. I WAS AT WRIGLEY...
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UFC suspends Gilbert Melendez for failed drug test

On Monday, news of yet another failed drug test snagged headlines throughout the world of professional sports when the UFC announced that lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez had tested positive for a banned substance known as exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites. As a result of the failed test, which was administered following Melendez’ loss to Eddie Alvarez on June...
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Mo Williams agrees to deal with Cavaliers

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY SportsFree-agent guard Mo Williams has agreed to join the Cleveland Cavaliers on a two-year, $4.3 million deal. Mo Williams agreed to a two-year, $4.3M deal with Cleveland, including a player option, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 7, 2015 Williams played two-plus seasons in Cleveland with LeBron James from 2008-11 and...
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Fantasy football: Top ten wide receivers for 2015

With the 2015 NFL season right around the corner that means one thing is approaching, Fantasy football. Fantasy Football is a world of football fans playing general manager and looking to destroy their opponents through the talents of some of the greatest athletes in the world. Plenty go through the pain and agony of failed drafts. Luckily for you, I am here to help. The NFL has...
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James Harrison mows the lawn: ‘Whatever it takes’

Pittsburgh Steelers’ veteran linebacker James Harrison posted an Instagram video Monday of him mowing the lawn between sets at practice, captioning it “whatever it takes.” “I’m doing whatever I gotta do,” he said in the video. “I’m cutting grass in between sets. It’s my job, baby.” Whatever it takes!!! A video posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on...
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The new Lakers: Williams, Bass, Hibbert

The Lakers will have a much different team on the floor when the 2015-16 season opens, and it will be interesting to see how competitive Los Angeles can be next season. The Lakers selected guard D’Angelo Russell and forwards Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown in last month’s NBA draft. In free agency, the Lakers have added All-Star center Roy Hibbert, reigning Sixth Man of...
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David West declines $12M to sign $1.4M deal with Spurs

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsDavid West wants one thing: An NBA title. West opted-out of his deal with the Indiana Pacers that would have paid him $12 million next season to sign with the San Antonio Spurs. West will join the Spurs for the veteran minimum of roughly $1.4 million. So many talk about taking less money to win, but few go the distance like David West did. Walks...
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Marc Gasol agrees to 5-year, $100 million deal with Grizzlies

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsFree agent center Marc Gasol has agreed to a five-year, $100 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The deal includes an early-termination option after the fourth year. Gasol, 30, developed into one of the league’s best centers during his previous four-year, $58 million contract. He averaged a career...
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Teddy Bridgewater: ‘We’re not as good as what we think’

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsWith Adrian Peterson in the backfield and Teddy Bridgewater under center, the Minnesota Vikings are considered to be a playoff sleeper in 2015. “I have high expectations for myself, and this team has high expectations also,” said Bridgewater to USA Today Sports. Bridgewater struggled at times during his rookie season, and the Vikings lost...
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Manu Ginobili announces he will play for Spurs next season

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsManu Ginobili announced on Twitter Monday that he wil return to play his 14th NBA season with the San Antonio Spurs. Happy to announce that I’m coming back next season. #gospursgo #TDwouldvemissedmetoomuch. — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) July 6, 2015 Ginobili averaged 10.5 points and 4.2 assists in 23 minutes per game last season.  The 37...
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Broncos’ Derek Wolfe: ‘If we win a Super Bowl, everybody gets paid’

The Denver Broncos will have six starters on defense that will hit unrestricted free agency at season’s end, including Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller. While the Broncos face tough decisions after the season as far as who stays and who goes.  The players remain focused on winning. “My main goal is winning a Super Bowl,” said Derek Wolfe, via ESPN.com. “That’s all...
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Fantasy football: Top ten running backs for 2015

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsAs the 2015 NFL season is upon us, it’s never too early to research players for your fantasy football team. If you’re like me, fantasy football is a big part of the NFL season, no matter how heart wrenching it may be. Fantasy football leads to mountain top highs, bottomless lows, ended friendships, and undaunted hate for some of the best athletes...
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ESPN reveals 2015 Body Issue covers

ESPN revealed the cover stars of ESPN The Magazine’s seventh annual Body Issue on Monday. Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper is joined by Olympians Amanda Bingson and Chantae McMillan, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, 12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin, and New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. on the six different Body Issue covers. From ESPN The Magazine:
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Jason Pierre-Paul suffered ‘significant burns’ on hand setting off fireworks

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a serious but not career-threatening hand injury Saturday night setting off Fourth of July fireworks at his South Florida home. According to the New York Post, the 26-year-old “suffered significant burns on his palm and several fingers, and one finger may have sustained nerve damage.” Pierre-Paul was planning for a massive...
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Rory McIlroy ruptures ankle ligament while playing soccer

Rory McIlroy announced Monday that he suffered a total rupture of the anterior talofibular ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer with friends Saturday. “Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle ligament) and associated joint capsule damage in a soccer kickabout with friends on Saturday. Continuing to assess extent of injury and treatment plan day by day. Rehab already started…...
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Austin Dillon talks about horrific Daytona catch-fence wreck

As cars crossed the finish line early Monday morning in the Coke Zero 400, a huge wreck sent Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet airborne and tore down part of the catch fence, injuring several fans at Daytona International Speedway. “It was very vicious,” Dillon said. “It’s a swishing around in there and the belts are loosening each hit, so the hits are getting more and...
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MLB All-Star starters announced for AL,NL

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY SportsThe American League team features four Royals, while the National League club is diverse.  The starters for the 86th MLB All-Star Game were announced on Sunday night. The four Kansas City players who will start in this year’s Midsummer Classic are catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar, and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon...
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U.S. beats Japan 5-2 to win Women’s World Cup

Michael Chow-USA TODAY SportsThe U.S. Women’s National team won its first World Cup in 16 years on Sunday by dominating defending champion Japan 5-2. Carli Lloyd recorded a first-half hat trick as the U.S. women scored four goals in the opening 16 minutes. Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath also scored for the U.S., while Yuki Ogimi and Julie Johnston (own goal) scored for Japan...
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Report: Lakers to sign Brandon Bass, might trade Nick Young

The Los Angles Lakers may have struck out signing one of the top free agents of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from making moves this offseason to better their team. After agreeing to a deal with free-agent guard Lou Williams and negotiating a trade for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports reports that the Lakers will also sign free agent forward...
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Bruce Arians on Ben Roethlisberger: ‘He’s like a son to me’

Bruce Arians and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger first met when Roethlisberger was selected 11th overall in the 2004 NFL draft. Eleven years later, Arians and the Steelers QB have continued their “father-like” relationship. “He’s like a son to me,” Arians said this past week at his annual Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic at Reynolds Plantation to the...
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Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul injured in fireworks accident

Tim Heitman/USA TODAY SportsNew York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a fireworks accident last night. Big Jason Pierre-Paul story about to break in S. Fla. He severely injured hand in fireworks accident. @Coach_Eisy first to hint at situation — Andy Slater (@AndySlater) July 5, 2015 TMZ reports that Pierre-Pual suffered “bad injuries to some of his...
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Tiger Woods posts first bogey-free scorecard in 55 rounds

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY SportsTiger Woods left The Greenbrier Classic without his first trophy in nearly two years, but he did leave the course with renewed confidence. Woods posted his first bogey-free scorecard in 55 competitive rounds, finishing with a final-round 3-under 67. “Today was a good day,” said Woods after his round. “Best I’ve hit it in a long long time...
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Lakers agree to deal with Lou Williams

The Los Angeles Lakers and free agent guard Lou Williams have agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal, reports Real GM. Williams played last season with the Toronto Raptors, averaging 15.5 points in 80 games to win Sixth Man of the Year honors. In 11 NBA seasons, Williams has averaged 12 points, 2.9 assists and two rebounds with the Philadelphia 76ers, Atlanta Hawks and Raptors...
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Report: Cavaliers interested in acquiring Joe Johnson

Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN. The Cavs would use the Brendan Haywood contract chip to help facilitate a deal.  Haywood has a $10.5 million nonguaranteed contract if waived before Aug. 1. The Nets would be willing to move Johnson to reduce their tax burden...
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