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Billy Beane defends trades after Athletics postseason exit

Athletics general manager Billy Beane is adamant that Oakland would not have made the postseason without him making both of his blockbuster trades in July. The A’s added Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel and Jon Lester, but had to give up Yoenis Cespedes and their two best prospects, Addison Russell and Billy McKinney. “Simply put, if we don’t have Jon Lester, I don’t think...
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Russell Wilson: ‘I used to beat people up a lot growing up’

Russell Wilson is considered to be one of the nice guys in the NFL, he even won the 2014 Good Guy Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. But the Seattle Seahawks quarterback admited in a blog he wrote for The Players’ Tribune that he wasn’t the nicest guy growing up. “I used to beat people up,” Wilson wrote. “Truthfully, I used to beat people up...
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Antrel Rolle: Prince Amukamara’s strong start due to having sex

New York Giants cornerback Antrel Rolle believes sex is the reason Prince Amukamara is having a strong start to the season. Amukamara, who has two interceptions and seven passes defensed in four games, is a devout Christian and was married earlier this year. “There are a lot of things different about Prince. For one, he’s married, so he’s (enjoying some things that he wasn’t...
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Rich Gannon blasts Raiders personnel: ‘They’re stealing’

Rich Gannon says Raiders personnel are “stealing” from owner Mark Davis. “People out in Oakland, in that building, players, coaches, front office, people in business, accounting — stealing,” said the former Raider quarterback on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “They ought to give the check back. … When you lose like that, how can you go to the bank and cash the check? Should...
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Rich Gannon rips Raiders personnel: ‘They’re stealing’

Rich Gannon says Raiders personnel are “stealing” from owner Mark Davis. “People out in Oakland, in that building, players, coaches, front office, people in business, accounting — stealing,” said the former Raider quarterback on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “They ought to give the check back. … When you lose like that, how can you go to the bank and cash the check? Should...
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Senators sign Bobby Ryan to 7-year extension

So that was a little bit unexpected. On Thursday, Bobby Ryan and the Ottawa Senators agreed to a seven-year contract extension, surprising a good bulk of the hockey world. After all, Ryan is somewhat of a rarity in today’s NHL – a young power forward with 30 goals seasons under his belt – and the Senators are stuck in that weird midguard between “full on rebuild” and ...
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Madison Bumgarner dominates, Giants on to NLDS

Your browser does not support iframes. Madison Bumgarner silenced the Pittsburgh Pirates with a four-hitter in the San Francisco Giants’ 8-0 win in the NL Wild Card Game. The Giants will face the Washington Nationals in the NL Division Series beginning Friday in the nation’s capital. Bumgarner, who improved his postseason record to 4-2, issued only one walk while striking...
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Madison Bumgarner dominates, Giants on to NLDS

Your browser does not support iframes. Madison Bumgarner silenced the Pittsburgh Pirates with a four-hitter in the San Francisco Giants’ 8-0 win in the NL Wild Card Game. The Giants will face the Washington Nationals in the NL Division Series beginning Friday in the nation’s capital. Bumgarner, who improved his postseason record to 4-2, issued only one walk while striking...
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I’m the most underrated superstar’

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he’s the “most underrated” star player in the NBA. ESPN’s Chris Broussard asked Anthony if he’s underrated because he hasn’t yet won an NBA title. “I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there (laughs) but that doesn’t matter to me,” Anthony said, via ESPN.com. “I know what I’m capable of doing...
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Panthers’ Frank Alexander suspended 10 more games

The NFL announced Wednesday that Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander has been suspended 10 games for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse for a second time. Alexander was scheduled to return Wednesday from a four-game suspension, but will until the Monday after Carolina’s Dec. 14 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to return to the team. The...
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Miguel Cabrera turns down postseason bonus: ‘I just want the ring’

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has already made over $138 million playing baseball and has at least $262 million remaining on his contract.  The two-time MVP isn’t worried about getting paid in the postseason, he just wants to win. From Paul White of USA Today Sports: Cabrera was sitting at his locker before the Tigers’ workout Wednesday...
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Steve Smith blasts Panthers GM

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith called Charlotte radio station WFNZ on Wednesday to refute an NFL Network report that claimed he had refused a pay cut and instead asked for a release from the Carolina Panthers. “You wake up in the morning after a good win and you just read reports about [how] you demand this and demand that,” Smith said, via David Newton of ESPN...
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Cleveland Cavaliers unveil new court

The Cleveland Cavaliers unveiled their new court at “The Q” for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday, just before the Wine & Gold Scrimmage. . @cavs fans:Here’s our brand new court installed at The Q. It’s even better in person. Hope you like the CLE skyline pic.twitter.com/36zoaeYpTA — Dan Gilbert (@cavsdan) October 1, 2014 Really like the #Cavs new court. pic.twitter...
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Kobe Bryant trying to get to know his teammates

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is still trying to get to know some of his teammates. Bryant’s longest tenured teammate is now 27-year-old Jordan Hill, who was traded to the Lakers in 2012 for Derek Fisher. After Pau Gasol left for Chicago, no one remains from Bryant’s last championship winning team in 2010. “The guys that we have on the team now are so much younger,”...
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Ty Lawson defends James Harden Instagram post

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson said Wednesday that he meant no disrespect to James Harden for his reposted picture of the Houston Rockets star as the Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator. “It was just the Cowboys,” Lawson explained to Clint Dempsey of The Denver Post. “I wasn’t looking at James Harden.” “I was just looking at James Harden, the way his face was,...
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Tom Brady defends not congratulating Jimmy Garoppolo

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady didn’t congratulate rookie Jimmy Garoppolo Monday night when he threw his first NFL touchdown, which stirred up some controversy. Brady remained on the bench when Garoppolo came to the sideline after leading the Patriots to their second touchdown in a 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. “When we lose, there’s not a lot to be —...
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DeMarcus Cousins set lofts goal this season

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has 59 technical fouls over his last four seasons in the NBA.  He’s had fewer than 12 technicals in a season, but the big man’s goal this year is to stay under five, according to teammate Reggie Evans. Cousins will have to play disciplined this season if he hopes to remain under five technical fouls.  The 24-year-old first-round pick had...
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DeMarcus Cousins set lofts goal this season

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has 59 technical fouls over his last four seasons in the NBA.  He’s had fewer than 12 technicals in a season, but the big man’s goal this year is to stay under five, according to teammate Reggie Evans. Cousins will have to play disciplined this season if he hopes to remain under five technical fouls.  The 24-year-old first-round pick had...
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Gunnar Nelson on brink of breakout performance

With the world of mixed martial arts still buzzing from last weekend’s action at UFC 178 and the updated rankings that followed, the sport’s leading promotion will redirect the spotlight this weekend with it’s second trip to Sweden and a main event featuring a welterweight clash between the increasingly-dangerous Gunnar Nelson and 170-pound fixture Rick Story at UFC Fight Night...
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Marc Staal, Rangers could see contract talks drag

Last year, the New York Rangers let their contract negotiations with defenseman Dan Girardi drag on to the trade deadline before finally locking the veteran defenseman down. In 2014-15, they could have a similar situation on their hands with defenseman Marc Staal. The team is reportedly offering Staal the same six-year, $33 million deal they gave Girardi last year, which comes out...
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Adam Dunn to retire after 14-year MLB career

Adam Dunn watched the American League Wild Card Game from the bench, not once stepping on the field in the Oakland Athletics’ 9-8 loss to the Kansas City Royals in 12 innings. Dunn, who was on a postseason roster for the first time in his career, plans to retire. “That’s probably it,” said Dunn, who waited 14 season and 2,001 games to get to the postseason. The 34-year-old...
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Rory McIlroy voted PGA Tour Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy is the PGA TOUR Player of the Year and Chesson Hadley is the PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, as voted on by the TOUR’s membership for the 2013-14 Season. “My congratulations to Rory and Chesson for their outstanding accomplishments that earned them season-ending honors from their peers,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner, Tim Finchem.  “Both players earned their awards...
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Royals beat Athletics to advance to ALDS

Your browser does not support iframes. The Kansas City Royals have advanced to the American League Division Series after beating the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in 12 innings. The Royals will play the Los Angeles Angels beginning Thursday. Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base. Oakland...
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Rodney Harrison: Tom Brady looks ‘scared to death’ in the pocket

Former New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison thinks Tom Brady looks “scared to death” when he drops back in the pocket to pass. Harrison, who is currently an analyst for NBC Sports, said Tuesday on WEEI 93.7 FM in Boston that it “hurt” him to see his former team get crushed 41-14 Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. “I’m trying to be mellow, but it really...
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Five players headed for a breakout

Every NHL season, there are a handful of players who rise from their previous ranks to establish themselves as stars. Some do it right out of the gate (hello, Nathan MacKinnon) and some take a few years of development before they burst onto the scene (Tomas Tatar). Heading into the 2014/15 season, there are more than a few candidates ready to assume breakout status. Some are even...
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