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Julio Jones agrees to 5-year extension with Falcons

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsThe Atlanta Falcons have signed Julio Jones to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday. Jones, 26, will receive $71.25 million over the five years, with $47.5 million guaranteed. The two-time Pro Bowl receiver was in the final year of his contract and set to make $10.176 million for the 2015 season. “We could not be more...
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Encarnacion hits 3 homers, Jays crush Tigers

It was another offensive outburst from the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre against the Detroit Tigers. For the second consecutive Saturday, the Jays put up 15 runs in a single game. The big story in the game was Toronto designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who hit three home runs. The first came in the first when he hit a three-run shot into the left field bleachers...
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AL Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel vs. Sonny Gray

With the Major League Baseball regular season nearing the start of it’s final month, four pitchers in the American League have emerged as top contenders for the Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel, Sonny Gray, Chris Sale, and Felix Hernandez. All four of the names listed pitch in “pitcher friendly” home ballparks according to ESPN’s Park Factors. There will also be five pitchers...
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Report: Maurkice Pouncey to miss Steelers first 10 games

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsPittsburgh Steelers All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey will likely miss the first 10 games of the 2015 season with a broken fibula. While the team has not made the designation official, the Steelers’ website says Pouncey is “on a path to be placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list.”  Which means he’d miss at least half the...
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Tony Stewart: ‘As a result of Ward Jr.’s actions, Ward, Jr. was killed’

Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart claims he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. until just before his sprint car struck the 20-year-old driver, and says Ward tried to make contact with Stewart’s car in the accident that resulted in his death. Stewart’s attorney, Brian Gwitt, filed the driver’s response Friday to the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Ward’s parents. “Stewart...
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Buffalo Sabres could surprise in 2015-16

Oct 1, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres center Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period against the Washington Capitals at First Niagara Center. Buffalo beats Washington 6 to 1. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-189048 ORIG FILE ID: 20141001_pjc_al9_050.JPGDon’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are no one’s laughing stock any more. Over...
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Hurricanes, Lindholm agree to extension

The Carolina Hurricanes had big plans for Elias Lindholm when they made him the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. It seems they’ve liked his progress enough to give him a raise before he plays the final season of his entry-level deal. The team agreed to a two-year extension, paying Lindholm $2.5 million and $2.9 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18, respectively. Lindholm is...
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World’s tallest man dwarfs 6-foot-11 Enes Kanter

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is 6-foot-11, looked short when he stood next to the tallest living male on the planet. Kanter tweeted out a picture of himself with Sultan Kosen, an 8’3″ Turkish man. With the World Tallest Man! (8’3) “Sultan Kosem” from Turkey. We should try to get him in @okcthunder @NBA @GWR Lol pic.twitter.com/77i0xl7xxO — Enes Kanter...
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Ryan Mallett missed Texans practice to catch up on some sleep

After losing out on the Houston Texans starting job, Ryan Mallett reportedly decided to catch up on some sleep Thursday. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Mallett missed practice because he overslept. Mallett was able to make the THursday evening meetings and was back at practice on Friday. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later...
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Darryl ‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins passes away at age 58

Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins passed away at the age of 58 on Thursday. Dawkins was the first player drafted directly out of high school (fifth overall in 1975). Dawkins averaged 12.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks for his career and finished top-five in field-goal percentage on five separate occasions as a pro. Dawkins played for four teams during his 14-year NBA...
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Redskins O-line dislikes Robert Griffin III

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsThe Washington Redskins announced that Robert Griffin III has been cleared to play against Baltimore on Saturday.  Griffin suffered a concussion during the team’s 21-17 preseason win over the Lions on Aug. 20. After the quarterbacks press conference on Thursday, ESPN’s Jason Reid tweeted that RG3 isn’t well-liked among the O-line. Really...
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Steelers’ Martavis Bryant faces 4-game suspension

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY SportsPittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The suspension is for marijuana use.  Bryant is expected to hear about his appeal in seven to 10 days. Bryant, a fourth-round selection in the 2014 draft, caught 26 passes for 549 yards and...
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49ers GM: ‘Ahmad Brooks is still a member of this team’

The San Francisco 49ers are standing by outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks, who was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor sexual battery. Brooks will not take part in the 49ers’ exhibition game Saturday night against the Denver Broncos. But 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Thursday morning that Brooks remains a member of the team. “Ahmad is still a member of this team,...
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Ndamukong Suh: Dolphins D has more talent than 2014 Lions

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY SportsMiami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh thinks his new team’s defense has more talent than last year’s Detroit Lions, who were ranked first in rushing defense, second in total yards allowed and third in scoring. “I don’t have a problem saying this, but I think personally we have more talent than we had in the No. 1 defense last year...
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James Harden celebrates birthday with Kanye and the Kardashians

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden turned 26 on Wednesday, and he celebrated alongside his girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, and her family. Kim Kardashian posted a picture of her husband, Kanye West, and mother, Kris Jenner, snoozing while Harden put bunny ears on the two. Rager!!!! pic.twitter.com/cYpPz6S43S — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) August 26, 2015 ...
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Derrick Rose spokesperson: Rape ‘lawsuit is outrageous’

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY SportsChicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is “being sued by a woman who claims the NBA superstar and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her,” according to TMZ. Rose’s accuser says the two continued to date until August 2013, when Rose and two friends, Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton (who is also Rose’s personal manager), invited her to Rose...
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Blue Jays win 5th straight behind birthday boy David Price

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY SportsWhen the Toronto Blue Jays traded for David Price on July 30th, they thought they were acquiring the ace they had been missing since trading Roy Halladay in 2009. They got just what they were looking for. With his win Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Price improved his Blue Jays record to 3-0 through five starts. The six innings...
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Minus Geno Smith, New York Jets primed for offensive success

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY SportsAfter a few seconds had passed and the grieving process that comes with the injury-fueled loss of a starting quarterback had run its course, loyal followers of the New York Jets from every corner of Broadway Joe’s former kingdom breathed a guarded sigh of relief. Despite some initial hesitation to admit the painfully obvious, those faithful to the...
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Michael Vick: Steelers are ‘all about pleasing the fans’

Michael Vick said Wednesday that seeing the Pittsburgh Steelers six Vince Lombardi Trophies is something he “needed in my life.” “To walk in and see six Lombardi trophies in the front, it’s motivating,” said Vick, via Steelers.com. “I’m just glad to be a part of it. It’s something I needed in my life. I feel like I’m in a great position and in a great place....
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Kobe Bryant: ‘I was an idiot when I was a kid’

During a guest appearance on Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast: The Big Podcast with Shaq with co-host John Kincade, Lakers star Kobe Bryant and Shaq were asked if there is anything either would like to take back over the years. From LakersNation: John Kincade: Is there anything, Shaq, that you would like to take back in the give and take over the years? “A lot of things, you...
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Darrelle Revis praises Odell Beckham: ‘He’s one of the best’

New York Jets star cornerback Darrelle Revis is a fan of New York Giants star Odell Beckham. “He just has to step up to the challenge,” Revis said, via NJ.com. “He’s one of the best receivers in the league. He definitely is maybe a target for coaches to game plan, or maybe slide the coverages over his way, or maybe a safety, or maybe a double [team]. The guy did awesome...
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Report: Derrick Rose accused of drugging, gang rapping ex-girlfriend

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY SportsChicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is being sued by a woman who claims the NBA guard and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her, reports TMZ. The woman dated Rose from 2011 to 2013. From TMZ: Rose’s accuser says the two continued to date until August 2013, when Rose and two friends, Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton (who is also Rose’s personal...
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Phil Kessel to play with Sidney Crosby

In an announcement that should come as a shock to few, the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to shoot their newest acquisition straight to the top of the lineup. According to the Pittsburgh Penguins official Twitter feed citing coach Mike Johnston, the Penguins will give Phil Kessel a crack at playing with arguably the best player in the game in Pens’ captain and superstar Sidney...
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Giordano, Flames agree to extension

Despite injuries that took him out for the final six weeks of the 2014-15 season, Mark Giordano enjoyed a banner season for the Calgary Flames and has been rewarded for it. Giordano and the Flames agreed on Tuesday to a six-year extension worth $40.5 million, averaging out to $6.75 million as the annual cap hit. He has one more year left on his current deal at $4.02 million for...
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J.J. Watt gives ‘baddest f—er on the planet’ speech to teammates

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY SportsHouston Texans star J.J. Watt wants his teammates to be stand up citizens off the field, but the “baddest f—er on the planet” when they hit the football field. In the third episode of HBO’s Hard Knocks: Training camp with the Houston Texans, Watt breaks it down to his teammates. “The philosophy of this f—ing squad is off the field we...
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