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Holohan-Smolka now headlining UFC FN Dublin

Only days away from the opportunity of a lifetime and the chance to live every Irish fighter’s dream, lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced to withdraw from his main event match-up against Dustin Poirier at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Dublin after suffering a concussion while training earlier this week. Since learning of the injury, the UFC has announced that fellow Irishman...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich named next Team USA coach

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has been named team USA’s head coach from 2017-2020. After Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced that the 2016 Olympic games would be his last run as head coach, team USA was in search of a new coach.  Popovich will coach the team throught the 2019 FIBA World Cup championships in China and the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC reinstates Jon Jones

UFC has reinstated former champion Jon “Bones” Jones effective immediately. Jones was suspended for six months by UFC after he was arrested for a hit-and-run accident in New Mexico.  Jones is expected to meet the terms of his plea agreement.  His terms include mandatory community service as a part of his reinstatement. “We’ve made it clear to Jon that this new opportunity...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Gabe Kapler likely to Manage Dodgers

After parting ways with Don Mattingly on Thursday, the Los Angeles Dodgers shift their focus to finding a new manager and Gabe Kapler appears to be the frontrunner. Numerous people in industry have told me in past 24 hours that they will be surprised if anyone but Gabe Kapler is #Dodgers’ next manager. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 23, 2015 That said, #Dodgers expected...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali wants to unite Louisville

Louisville’s most famous citizen wants to unite a city with it’s school after the Louisville Cardinals’ basketball program is under investigation for an escort scandal that involves parties, dancing and sex. From one champion to another, I will always stand behind & support @GoCards. Go Cards! #UniteLouisville #AliTweet pic.twitter.com/oTtjof0sQC — Muhammad Ali (@MuhammadAli...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners hire Scott Servais as manager

The Seattle Mariners are expected to announce the hiring of Scott Servais as their new manager on Friday. Servais served as the assistant general manager of the Los Angeles Angels.  New Mariners GM Jerry DiPoto, hired Servais as his assistant with the Angels.  Now DiPoto has hired Servais as manager. Source: Scott Servais will be new #Mariners MGR. Announcement expected today...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Coyotes one of league’s surprises

  Already a few weeks in the 2015-16 season, we’re starting to see a few teams having success and more than a few teams failing. Montreal is the class of the league, a perfect 7-0 and an NHL-best 14 points. At the other end of the spectrum sits the Columbus Blue Jackets, a miserable 0-8 and making history with each new loss. There have also been a few surprises around the league...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta’s career nearing an end?

Baltimore Ravens Tight End Dennis Pitta is fighting back from a hip injury for the second time in his career, and it may determine if he plays another game. Pitta is currently on the Ravens’ PUP list and is eligible to return in three weeks.  Pitta says that he is feeling good and he has been rehabbing to play again this season.  If the Ravens decide to not activate Pitta off...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 6: Royals’ Ace Ventura vs. Blue Jays’ David Price

The Blue Jays have won all four postseason elimination games, including a 7-1 triumph over the Royals in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series from Rogers Centre on Wednesday, and now they must win two more on the road. The ALCS shifts to Kauffman Stadium for tonight’s Game 6. The Blue Jays will have to win twice in front of the defending AL champion Royals home fans...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Week 7 DFS FanDuel/DraftKings Start ’em, Sit ’em

Possible widespread regulation and restriction has created a dark, depressing cloud of doubt that now hangs ominously over daily fantasy sports for cash, and time to pursue your very own fantasy fortune looks to be running low. But while we’re still being treated like consenting adults capable of making our own fantasy-related financial decisions, the business of Week 7 is upon...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets have something to prove in return to enemy territory

For most of the league, Tuesday marked the beginning of another week filled with routine preparation for the battle ahead. For the New England Patriots and New York Jets however, Week 7 represents the first chapter of an annual two-part war against a despised rival and a contest that could help to decide this year’s AFC East. But over the past four years this rivalry has been far...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears cut DT Jeremiah Ratliff

The Chicago Bears announced that they cut defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff and signed Ziggy Hood on Thursday. Ratliff was suspended for the first three games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.  The suspension was given due to a DWI charge in 2013 that Ratliff pleaded guilty to.  He missed the fourth game of the season due to an ankle injury that...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Percy Harvin not contemplating retirement

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin did not travel with the team to London this week and will not play in Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. “I’m not going to say anything more than what we said yesterday about it,” Ryan said Thursday. “I don’t know where he is right now.” The Bills have held Harvin out of Wednesday practices since the start of the...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell’s cancer in remission

The Boston Red Sox announced that manager John Farrell’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer is in remission. Farrell, 53, went on medical leave from the Red Sox on August 14 after the cancer was discovered during a hernia surgery.  Farrell’s good friend, Torey Lovullo, impressed as the Red Sox manager while Farrell was away from the team.  Lovullo led the Red Sox to a 28-20 record...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd announces retirement

Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd announced his retirement from the NFL after playing for six teams in 11 seasons. Lloyd, 34, retires with 399 catches for 5,989 yards and 36 touchdown receptions.  Lloyd spent the 2014 season with the San Francisco 49ers, the same team he began his career with.  He also played for the Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, St. Louis Rams...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Terry Collins wants to manage for only a few years

New York Mets manager Terry Collins wants to manage for only a few more years before retiring. Collins’ contract expires at the end of the season and will be seeking an extension at the end of the season.  Collins only wants a two-year contract extension, according to Jon Heyman.  He may entertain a three-year extension. At 66 years old, Collins is the oldest manager in the MLB...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills without Taylor, Watkins and Harvin

The Buffalo Bills will be without Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, Wide Receivers Sammy Watkins and Percy Harvin for Sunday’s game. Taylor practiced on Wednesday, but couldn’t step into his throws.  E.J. Manuel will get his second straight start at quarterback for the Bills.  Watkins is nursing an ankle injury and has been ruled out.  Harvin is dealing with a hip injury and didn’t...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers and Don Mattingly part ways

The Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Don Mattingly have decided to part ways. The decision is mutual, according to Jon Heyman.  Mattingly was well-liked by the front office and Mattingly believes that he was treated well, but long-term support wasn’t there. mattingly and the dodgers have what’s described as a “mutual parting.” FO treated him well, long-term support wasnt...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Gators host 216 students for Kicker tryouts

Florida Gators’ coach Jim McElwain hosted 216 students for kicker tryouts after the Gators’ kicker suffered an injury in last week’s loss to LSU. The Gators are in search for a walk-on kicker due to both kickers, Austin Hardin and Jorge Powell, battling leg injuries.  Students who are enrolled with a minimum of 12 credit hours are allowed to try out.  This isn’t a new...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson, Cavaliers agree on five-year, $82 million deal

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson agreed on a five-year, $82 million deal Wednesday night, agent Rich Paul told ESPN.com. The deal does not include player or team options, and all money is guaranteed. Thompson will be the sixth-highest-paid power forward in the NBA. While Thompson, who was seeking a max contract of five years and $94 million, settled for less than...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant not likely for Sunday

Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Dez Bryant will not practice on Wednesday, which means he will likely not play on Sunday. Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones said on Tuesday that he wouldn’t rule out wide receiver Dez Bryant.  On Wednesday, however, head coach Jason Garrett said that Bryant will not practice, which leads people to believe that Bryant will not play on Sunday. #Cowboys coach...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The top something or other Bear-ly changes

  After weeks of uncertainty surrounding the top teams in the nation, this week we are a little closer to certainty and the race to the playoff is looking a little clearer. Michigan took themselves out of the race in spectacularly Michigan fashion (more on that later) while Florida snapped back to reality (oops, there goes gravity). Reminder: results and predictions 100% guaranteed...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Allen Robinson probable for Sunday

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Wide Receiver Allen Robinson is expected to play on Sunday after suffering a left leg contusion in last week’s game. Robinson has a leg bruise that originally looked worse than the outcome.  Robinson is expected to be healthy for Sunday’s game against the Bills. Meanwhile, in Jacksonville (and soon London), sounds like WR Allen Robinson is OK after a...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ WR Victor Cruz doubtful for Sunday

New York Giants’ Wide Receiver Victor Cruz is doubtful to return for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. Cruz has not played a game since Oct. 12, 2014.  Cruz missed most of last season with a torn patellar tendon and has been out for all of the 2015 season with a left calf injury.  He suffered the calf injury this summer and it has held Cruz out of the Giants’ first six games...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond, Pistons agree to an extension

Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons will not agree to a contract extension prior to next month’s deadline, coach Stan Van Gundy said. The rising star was expected to get a five-year, $120 million maximum extension.  Drummond will wait until after the season to become a free agent and re-negotiate with the Pistons.  Not signing an extension prior to the season would allow for...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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