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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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Julius Randle breaks leg in Lakers debut

Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle broke his right leg midway through the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets. The Lakers said the initial diagnosis by team doctors at the arena is a fractured tibia. The 19-year-old Randle, selected seventh overall in June, was driving to the basket when his right foot buckled and he collapsed...
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Bulls to reduce Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah’s minutes

The Chicago Bulls firmly believe that they will compete for an NBA championship this season now that they have a healthy Derrick Rose back, and they also added Pau Gasol to the mix this past offseason. While Rose looks healthy, he is expected to be on a bit of a minute count alongside of Joakim Noah who has had a bothersome knee so far this year. Thibodeau indicated Rose and Noah...
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Gordie Howe resting after ‘serious stroke’

Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe suffered a serious stroke Sunday and has lost some function on one side of his body, reports The Detroit News. The hockey hall of famer endearingly known as “Mr. Hockey” is resting at his daughter’s home in Lubbock, Texas, according to his son, Dr. Murray Howe. “The right side of his body is very, very weak. He’s unable to stand...
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Watch: Golf trick shots with basketball hoops

The Bryan Bros got together to make an epic golf/basketball trick-shot video. “We teamed up with our friends George and Wesley Bryan, otherwise known as the Bryan Bros, for an epic combination of basketball and golf. All of us had a blast making this video, and we are especially grateful for Farmlinks Golf Club for letting us use their course and facilities. Seriously, they gave...
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Royals crush Giants to force Game 7

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 to force a Game 7 in the 110th World Series. Yordano Ventura, 23, pitched seven shutout innings, giving up just three hits.  The Royals took a seven run lead in the second inning as eight of the first nine batters got hits. Jeremy Guthrie starts Wednesday night for Kansas City and Tim Hudson for San Francisco in a rematch...
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Jason Thompson trade interest rising

The Sacramento Kings have been very active in trade discussions over the last couple of years, and they are still looking to move power forward Jason Thompson if possible. He is a talented bench piece, but the Kings have plenty of depth at the power forward position and he is simply too pricey for them to keep around with his current contract. According to a report from Grantland’s...
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Jose Canseco shoots off his finger cleaning gun

Former MLB slugger Jose Conseco accidentally shot off his middle finger while cleaning his handgun at his home in Las Vegas, according to TMZ Sports. Jose’s fiancée Leila Knight tells TMZ Sports … he was sitting at a table in their home cleaning the gun when it went off. She says he didn’t know it was loaded — and the shot ripped through the middle finger on his left...
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College Football Playoff rankings

The initial College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night with Missippi State and Florida State on top. The top four teams in the final rankings on Dec. 7 will play in the inaugural College Football Playoff, starting Jan. 1 with semifinals games at the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The National Championship Game is...
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Dwight Howard: ‘I didn’t leave LA because I was afraid of Kobe Bryant’

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard said Tuesday that his decision to leave the Los Angeles Lakers had nothing to do with Kobe Bryant. “I didn’t leave L.A. because I was afraid of Kobe Bryant,” Howard said Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle. “I went to a good situation for myself. I can’t change people’s opinions, but I did what I had to do for myself.” The...
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Buccaneers trade Mark Barron to Rams, Jonathan Casillas to Patriots

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made moves ahead of Tuesday’s 4 p.m. ET trade deadline, sending safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams and veteran linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots. The #Bucs are finishing up a trade to send LB Jonathan Casillas to the #Patriots, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 28, 2014 For Mark Barron, the #Rams send...
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