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Roger Goodell: I don’t regret suspending Tom Brady

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension after a June 23 appeal hearing, forcing the Patriots quarterback to go to court to overturn the suspension. United States District Court Judge Richard Berman overturned the leagues ruling. On Wednesday, Goodell said he doesn’t regret suspending Brady. “I have a lot of respect and admiration for Tom. I...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel releases statement on insider info used in DFS

FanDuel released a statement Wednesday that it has permanently banned its employees from playing on other fantasy sites. The statement is in response to the backlash FanDuel and DraftKings have received after a DraftKings employee, who had access to insider info, won $350,000 on an NFL contest on FanDuel. From FanDuel: Media reports yesterday raised issues concerning an employee...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 5 Heisman Race

  1. Leonard Fournette, RB LSU (holding pattern) The unanimous leader at this point. Fournette has been unstoppable for the Tigers through this point in the season, becoming the first player in SEC history to rush for 200 yards in three consecutive games after racking up 233 and three touchdowns against Eastern Michigan. On the seaon, Fournette has 864 yards (on 8.7 YPC!) and 11...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NL Wild Card Preview

The Pittsburgh Pirates made their first playoff appearance in 1903.  The Chicago Cubs made their first playoff appearance in 1906.  On Wednesday night, the Pirates and Cubs meet for the most anticipated playoff game in recent history. The NL Wild Card game has many different story lines.  Whether it’s Jake Arrieta’s dominance, Gerrit Cole’s tremendous season, the Cubs...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bold 2015-16 Season Predictions

  All rejoice, hockey returns TONIGHT! *dances around in a circle over and over until he passes out in his own vomit* Right, now that I’ve cleaned up, it’s time to talk the 2015-16 season. Namely, a few predictions. Everyone else will be doing their picks for all the cool stuff like the Stanley Cup, the Hart Trophy or rookie of the year. No, instead we’ll tackle a few of the...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers negotiating to play 2016 regular season game in Mexico

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II said during training camp that he was evaluating an opportunity for the franchise to play a game in Mexico. “We would be delighted to play another game in Mexico at some point. Taking the NFL to another country (apart from England) is a very interesting proposal for the Steelers”, Rooney said in May. According to AS.com, the Steelers are...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady paid practice squad players if they intercepted him

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill trash talks practice squad players who intercept him, while New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pays them. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Tannehill grew so frustrated with practice squad players intercepting him that he began trash talking with players. “Enjoy your practice squad paycheck, enjoy your practice...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros shut out Yankees to advance to ALDS

The Houston Astros advanced to the American League Division Series with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in the AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium. The Astros move on to face the Royals in the best-of-five ALDS, which begins on Thursday night in Kansas City. The Yanks’ first postseason appearance in three years ended quickly, due to Dallas Keuchel’s...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Harvey misses Mets workout: ‘I screwed up,’

Matt Harvey missed the first of two mandatory New York Mets playoff workouts at Citi Field Tuesday. He arrived at the ballpark late, spoke briefly to manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson, then apologized. “Obviously today was not the greatest,” Harvey said. “I know we had a mandatory workout and the last thing I want to do is not be here with my team...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Early Predictions: Big 12 won’t make college playoff

  Things look pretty good for the Big 12 at this point in the season. They have three teams ranked in the top 10 in just about every relevant poll. Two of them are arguing over who is the most exciting in all of college football. All in all, a pretty good spot for the conference to be in. They should revel while they can, though, because when the season ends, the Big 12 won’t...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL acknowledges league may have cocaine problem

  To anyone who has followed the NHL since the late 1980s/early 1990s, the comments made by Toronto Maple Leafs’ prospect Viktor Loov should come as no surprise. He told a Swedish news outlet last month that “there is a lot of cocaine” in the NHL. “There are players everywhere who do it,” he said, via Pension Plan Puppets. “If you have money you probably have easy access...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Slava Voynov to the KHL close to becoming reality

The Slava Voynov saga might be closer to an end. It may have come far sooner into his career than he had originally expected, but Voynov may be headed back to the KHL to resume his playing career. He took a trip back to his native Russia last month after pleading “no contest” to a misdemeanor charge of spousal abuse and spending 90 days in jail. He was still under suspension...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills RB Karlos Williams diagnosed with concussion

Buffalo Bills running back Karlos Williams sustained a concussion Sunday, general manager Doug Whaley told WGR 550 SportsRadio on Tuesday. Williams is considered day to day heading into Week 5 against the Tennessee Titans. Fifth-round rookie from Florida State, filled in for injured LeSean McCoy and rushed for 40 yards and caught a 23-yard touchdown pass during the Bills’...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith getting better each week, says Raiders coach

In four games played with the Oakland Raiders, linebacker Aldon Smith has 11 tackles and a sack.  Against Chicago, Smith recorded his first sack since Nov. 23 of last year. “I think it’s gotten better each week,” said Raiders coach Jack Del Rio. “I think his understanding of what we’re looking for has gotten better each week and I think he’s kind of gotten into hitting...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan Bulaga could return to Packers this week

The Green Bay Packers starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga could return to some football activity this week. Bulaga underwent arthroscopic knee surgery less than three weeks ago.  The original timeline for his return was four to six weeks after he was injured in practice on Sept. 17. “I know Bryan feels he’s getting stronger,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday evening...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers suspended WR Martavis Bryant: ‘Once I’m back, I’m back’

Martavis Bryant spent most of September undergoing counseling in Houston after being suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. But now the wide receiver is back in Pittsburgh and preparing for his first Steelers game of the 2015 season. “I sought out help outside of the facility to be more focused,” said Bryant, via Steelers.com. ...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Officials bad call helps Seahawks beat Lions

The Seattle Seahawks escaped Monday night’s contest with a 13-10 victory over the Detroit Lions.  But not without controversy as the officials incorrectly gave the Seattle possession after a Calvin Johnson fumble. Trailing 13-10 with 1:51 left, Johnson lunged for the end zone from the 1 yard line, but Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor punched the ball out of his hands. Seahawks...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia enters alcohol rehab, will miss Yankees postseason

The New York Yankees will make their first postseason appearance in three years without  left-hander CC Sabathia, who announced Monday that he was checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will not pitch for the remainder of the season. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance needed to...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Philbin: ‘I hope the 2015 Dolphins achieve great success’

The Miami Dolphins announced Monday that Stephen Ross has fired Joe Philbin of his duties as head coach. “This was a tough decision for me to make knowing how tirelessly Joe worked in his four years here to make this a winning team,” said Ross in a statement. “He is a man of the highest character and integrity that I developed a close personal relationship with. I am extremely...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals fire manager Matt Williams, entire coaching staff

The Washington Nationals announced on Monday that manager Matt Williams has been relieved of his duties. Along with Williams, Washington’s entire coaching staff was also let go. The Nationals issued the following statement: “The Washington Nationals announced Monday that Matt Williams has been relieved of his duties as manager. Nationals President of Baseball Operations and...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The top something or other loves Utah

  Hello, ladies and gentlemen. Some (okay, most) of you might not know me, but I’ve been putting digital words on digital paper for the NHL section here at Sports Glory for a little while now. At some point in time, I decided that writing about football would be an equally awful idea and thought “hey, that’ll make me more money!” I kid, I kid (but not really). Everyone...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State should not be ranked #1

  For the second time in three weeks, the Ohio State Buckeyes survived a scare from an opponent that, on paper, they should have routed. Despite a late surge and a last-second chance to tie things up, Indiana fell short of sending their game with the top-ranked Buckeyes. After another average performance (18-27, 245 yards, TD/INT), Cardale Jones is just happy to leave with another...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings place four on I.R.

  The season hasn’t even started officially and the Detroit Red Wings find themselves with injury woes. On Sunday, the Red Wings placed four players – Pavel Datsyuk, Darren Helm, Danny DeKeyser and Alexey Marchenko on injured reserve. That opens up four roster spots for Detroit. The Red Wings have already dealt with a few injury issues thus far that don’t look to be long...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Swedish league player tries to untie opponent’s skates

  On the ice, players try to find any advantage they can. Many of them are legal. Others? Not so much. Corey Perry, take note: a player in Sweden has found a new way to cheat that hadn’t quite been tried out yet. Oscar Milton of Almtuna IS from Allsvenskan tried to untie his opponent’s skates off a neutral zone faceoff. He received a two-minute minor penalty. Oscar Milton...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Brees throws 400th TD pass in OT to beat Dallas

Drew Brees hit C.J. Spiller with a short pass that the running back turned into an 80-yard score on the second play of overtime for his 400th career touchdown pass. The score also won New Orleans its first game of the season, a 26-20 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. “We had gone through this play several times before. We had thrown the ball to C.J. [Spiller] just out in the...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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