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Giants coach Tom Coughlin: ‘Praying that the lightbulb comes on’

The New York Giants enter Thursday night’s game against Washington looking for their first win of the season.  Head coach Tom Coughlin talked about the frustrations over the last two weeks during his Wednesday press conference. “The games are won in the fourth quarter, or lost,” he said, via Giants.com. “In our case, we haven’t put together a formula to win. We’ve...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys’ Brandon Weeden: ‘I’m auditioning for 32 teams next year’

Brandon Weeden understands this is the time to prove he’s worthy of being a starter or at least a viable backup in the NFL. Weeden will be the Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. “I mean, it’s a big year,” Weeden said. “I’m not trying to sugarcoat that. I’ve got to go play well. I want to keep continuing to play in this league...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers’ T.J. Lang pays price for defending teammate

Green Bay Packers right guard T.J. Lang was fined Wednesday for his role in the scuffle that got Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright thrown out of Sunday night’s game at Lambeau Field. Lang posted this on Twitter. $8,681. Price of defending your teammate in the NFL. — TJ Lang (@TJLang70) September 23, 2015 Lang tried to pull Wright off Packers tight end Richard...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Richardson retires from NBA after 14-year career

Jason Richardson announced Wednesday night that he is retiring from the NBA after a 14-year career. Richardson announced the decision on Instagram. “Today is a bitter sweet moment for me. I’m officially announcing my retirement from pro basketball. I like to thank the organizations and fans in Charlotte, Phoenix, Orlando, Philly and especially The Bay Area for their loyal support...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kam Chancellor puts business to the side to help Seahawks win

Kam Chancellor wanted his current contract restructured, but the Seattle Seahawks refused to budge.  On Wednesday, the three-time Pro Bowler gave up on his demands, ending his eight week holdout. Chancellor signed a a four-year, $28 million extension after the 2012 season.  He is scheduled to make $5.1 million in base salary in 2016 and $6.8 million in 2017. After watching his...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN host predicts the Colts will hire head coach Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh is one of the hottest names in college football and is one of the most well liked head coaches in sports. He did an excellent job during his tenure with the San Francisco 49ers and there is a good chance that plenty more NFL teams will come calling with job offers over the next few years. ESPN host Jon “Stugotz” Weiner came out and made the bold prediction that Harbaugh...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC returns with UFC Fight Night Japan

Finally. After three weeks and two painfully boring Saturdays, the UFC returns this weekend with UFC Fight Night Japan featuring a heavyweight-headliner between grizzled veterans Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett, as well as an intriguing middleweight affair between top-ten fixture Gegard Mousasi and the often-overlooked Uriah Hall. In an event that marks the beginning of the UFC’s relentless...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane investigation: rape kit was tampered with

  Things continue to get ugly in the sexual assault investigation against Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. The attorney for the woman who has accused Kane of sexual assault said that the rape kit evidence bag that’s so critical to the case has been tampered with. He’s called for an independent investigation into how that came to happen. At a press conference in Buffalo...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson, Avalanche agree to seven-year deal

  The 2016 free agent pool just got a little thinner. On Tuesday, the Colorado Avalanche locked up star defenseman Erik Johnson to a seven-year contract extension worth $42 million. That’s a $6 million cap hit for all of you math majors out there. From the Avs: Johnson, 27, finished tied for first among Avalanche defensemen with a career-high 12 goals last season despite missing...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers receivers in tune with Antonio Brown’s advice

Pittsburgh Steelers star receiver Antonio Brown wants his fellow receivers to get upset when they face one-on-one coverage all day. “I told them if I am getting double teamed, you have to take it personal,” said Brown, via Steelers.com. “If you have one guy covering you. If they are going to match up one guy on you, and that might not even be their best guy, you have to...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees legend Yogi Berra dies at age 90

Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher, died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey at the age of 90. “While we mourn the loss of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, we know he is at peace with Mom,” his family said in a statement released by the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. “We celebrate his remarkable life, and are thankful he meant so much...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta first to 20 wins

Jake Arrieta, the National League Cy Young Award candidate, became the first pitcher in the major leagues to reach 20 victories on Tuesday night. Arrieta tossed a three-hitter in the Chicago Cubs 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. Arrieta (20-6) struck out 11 for Chicago. “It just means that I’m putting my team in position to win ballgames,” Arrieta said. “At the...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett: Brandon Weeden won’t play how Tony Romo plays

With Tony Romo sent to the short-term injured reserve, the Dallas Cowboys addressed a major issue at the quarterback position on Tuesday. The Cowboys swapped 2017 draft picks with the Buffalo Bills for quarterback Matt Cassel, who will backup Brandon Weeden. Cassel has made 72 career starts with four different teams during an 11-year career.  For his career, he’s completed...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite 2-0 start, preserving Peyton Manning requires return to old system

Even when you’ve led one franchise through a truly remarkable run of regular season success that was punctuated with a Super Bowl victory, and at the age of 36, returned another to its former status as a perennial playoff contender after an entire season on the sidelines, people will doubt you. Just ask Peyton Manning. Just minutes after the end of an unimpressive statistical effort...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Vanek blames/doesn’t blame lack of center depth for offensive woes

  Thomas Vanek returned to the land of 1,000 lakes last season, welcomed as the hometown boy finally coming back to where he began. That welcoming went away quickly and Vanek earned the ire of the Minnesota Wild fans by scoring just 21 goals, a far cry from his normal 25-30-goals-in-a-bad-year output. Vanek has finally decided to talk about last season and let’s just say that...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints QB Drew Brees could very well play in Week 3

Drew Brees went down with what many thought was a torn rotator cuff, but it ends up that it was simply a bruised rotator cuff. Now, after all of the major injury concerns, it appears that Brees has a “reasonable chance” to play in Week 3 for the New Orleans Saints against the Carolina Panthers on the road. To clarify, Drew Brees believes "reasonable possibility'' he plays this...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has partially torn thumb ligament

St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina has a partially torn ligament in his left thumb. The Cardinals hope Molina can return during the regular season.  He will be re-evaluated late this week or early next week. “It’ll really depend on how the next 5-7 days go,” general manager John Mozeliak said. Molina missed about two months with a torn ligament in his...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell is back: ‘I expect us to put up crazy numbers’

Running back Le’Veon Bell is back with the Pittsburgh Steelers after serving his two-game suspension handed down by the NFL. “It’s amazing,” said Bell on Monday, via Steelers.com. “I’m glad it’s over and I can just focus on getting back on the field with my teammates.” Bell missed the Steelers games against the Patriots and 49ers but is back to face the Rams this...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck my play is a ‘pretty glaring issue’

The Indianapolis Colts used the offseason to surround quarterback Andrew Luck with more talent. But after two weeks, Luck and the added talent has not taken off.  The Colts franchise quarterback threw three more interceptions and lost a fumble to increase his turnover total to a league-high six in just two games. “My play, turning the ball over, fumbles, interceptions, it...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

RG3 and Kirk Cousins ‘can’t be in the same room together’

The Washington Redskins are 1-1 after beating the Rams on Sunday, but things aren’t going well for the team inside the quarterback room. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins “don’t speak” and “can’t even be in the same room” as one another. “Simply put: they don’t talk. They don’t speak to each other...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Payton calls report on injured Drew Brees ‘inaccurate’

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees took some shots in Sunday’s loss to Tampa Bay.  The NFL Network reported Monday that Brees could miss several games due to a shoulder injury. Saints head coach Sean Payton said the Brees injury report is “inaccurate.” “I would say his report is inaccurate. Wednesday we will have a better idea. We will be smart. I thought coming off the...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler suffers ‘not real severe’ hamstring strain

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler suffered a strained hamstring in Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals, coach John Fox told reporters. “Any time it’s not real severe, I think it’s good news,” Fox said during his Monday press conference. “We’ll just evaluate it going forward. We have game-planning tonight for Seattle and tomorrow and players are back in on Wednesday...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie will play vs. Colts

As the New York Jets prepare to play tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, Antonio Cromartie has been a major question mark. According to a report from Kimberly Jones, Cromartie will play tonight after dealing with a nagging knee injury throughout the past week. NYJ: In Indy, I'm told CB Antonio Cromartie will play vs Colts. — Kimberly...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks frustrated by not getting TE Jimmy Graham involved

Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks are coming off of a very disappointing 27-17 loss against the Green Bay Packers last night at Lambeau Field. They dropped to 0-2 on the young season and haven’t looked anything like the team that has made it to two straight Super Bowls coming into the 2015 season. Jimmy Graham was acquired from the New Orleans Saints this past offseason, but...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Someone attempts to blackmail Jaromir Jagr with photo, he doesn’t care

  At some point, Jaromir Jagr became the cool old man. The 43-year-old isn’t the same dominant scorer with the flowing mullet/perm that he was in the ‘90s, instead taking on the role of cool veteran who is still pretty damn good at scoring considering he’s likely twice as old as some of his teammates. Jagr does what he wants, when he wants, playing for who he wants. He...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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