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Doubt will follow Jose Aldo into meeting with Conor McGregor

Barely six weeks after a rib injury suffered by Jose Aldo forced the reigning featherweight champ to withdraw from his meeting with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 and caused the UFC to lose millions in marketing, the sport’s leading promotion has rescheduled the 145-pound headliner for UFC 194 on December 12th in Las Vegas. Contrary to last week’s rumors involving an event in Dallas...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady apologized to Peyton Manning for email

In a private e-mail that became public knowledge, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said of Peyton Manning: “I’ve got another 7 or 8 years. He has 2. That’s the final chapter.” The email was released in documents that were filed as part of the NFL Players Association’s lawsuit on behalf of Brady against the NFL. Manning, 39, addressed the emails for the first time on Wednesday...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills claim ex-Jets LB IK Enemkpali

Linebacker IK Enemkpali was released immediately when he punched Jets quarterback Geno Smith on Tuesday and broke Smith’s jaw in two places. Enemkpali was not unemployed for long. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports the Buffalo Bills have claimed Enemkpali off waivers. Enemkpali is headed to Buffalo today, per Rapoport. New #Bills LB IK Enemkpali is on his way to Buffalo as we...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants having ‘ongoing’ discussions to acquire Chase Utley

The San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies are having “ongoing” discussions on a trade that would send second baseman Chase Utley to San Francisco, reports Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Sources: #SFGiants and #Phillies in ongoing talks about Chase Utley trade. Stage is advanced enough that prospect names have been discussed. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) August 12, 2015 ...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Jack Del Rio addresses Khalil Mack’s role

Khalil Mack was an outside linebacker for most of his rookie season.  But the second-year pro has a new home in Jack Del Rio’s defense. The Oakland Raiders revealed that Mack will play at defensive end when the St. Louis Rams come to town for the preseason opener. Del Rio addressed the change. “We’d like to keep him on the field,” he said of Mack. “You end up – guys...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell, Tom Brady head to court for Deflategate hearing

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, with the backing of the Players Association, will appear in a New York court Wednesday morning, opposite NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league in a conference before Judge Richard M. Berman. The hearing is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. ET. “I think each party is going to use this conference to size each other up and size...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony: Knicks did ‘a great job’ with offseason pickups

Carmelo Anthony set the record straight Tuesday regarding his opinion of New York Knicks first-round draft pick Kristaps Porzingis and the team’s free agent pickups. “Honestly, I thought we did a great job just as far as putting the pieces that we need to put together,” Anthony said at the Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas, via ESPN.com. “We didn’t get DeAndre [Jordan...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: New PAT rule goes against NFL stance on player safety

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t a fan of the new extra-point rule in the NFL. “I think it goes against the league stance on player safety,” Rodgers said Tuesday of the new 33-yard extra point. Rodgers doesn’t deny that it could make the game more exciting, but he considers himself a traditionalist. “It’s now become a very important play, especially...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

All talk, no progress marks latest chapter of Rousey-Cyborg saga

In the short time that’s passed since Ronda Rousey’s 34-second destruction of Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1st, a possible meeting between the sport’s undisputed queen and longtime legend Cris ”Cyborg” Justino has once again become one of the biggest stories in MMA. Of course, any half-knowledgeable fan of the sport wasn’t surprised when talk of the elusive ”super...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookies leading Cubs through wild-card chase

When the Chicago Cubs held on by a thread to defeat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Sunday afternoon, there was joy and relief at Wrigley Field. For one thing, closer Hector Rondon somehow got himself out unharmed of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the top of the ninth inning to hold on for the save. More importantly, the victory preserved the four-game sweep of the defending World...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers think Doug Martin will return to rookie year form

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are without question one of the more intriguing teams heading into the 2015 season. Obviously they aren’t going to be playoff contenders this year, but they are taking a big step forward in their rebuilding process with first overall pick Jameis Winston. One of the other question marks surrounding them is whether or not running back Doug Martin can return...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers sign kicker Garrett Hartley

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran kicker Garrett Hartley to replace injured Shaun Suisham. The Steelers signed Hartley to a one-year deal. Hartley spent six seasons with the Saints and a two-game stint with Cleveland, where he went 3-for-3 last year. Suisham, who made 29-of-32 attempts last season, tore his ACL on a kickoff in Sunday’s preseason opener against...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets’ Geno Smith sucker punched, out 6-10 weeks with broken jaw

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced on Tuesday that quarterback Geno Smith has suffered a broken jaw, and the injury will keep him out for six to ten weeks. Wow: Jets HC Todd Bowles said QB Geno’s Smith sucker punched in locker room by IK Enemkpali. Geno now out 6-10 weeks. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 11, 2015 Smith suffered the injury during a fight that...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nike won’t match Adidas $200M offer to James Harden

Adidas wants Rockets star James Harden to be the face of the brand after offering him a  13-year, $200 million deal. According to TMZ, Nike has no plans to match the offer. Our Nike sources tell us the company has decided it won’t try to top the $200 million deal Adidas offered Harden last week. As we’ve reported … Nike had concerns about sinking that much dough into...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tee times and groupings for the 2015 PGA Championship

Here are Round 1 and 2 tee times and groupings for the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. All times are central. Round 1 Round 2 Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 6:45 a.m. Noon Ryan Helminen Rory Sabbatini Chesson Hadley 6:45 a.m. Noon Pat Perez Brian Gaffney David Hearn 6:55 a.m. 12:10 p.m. David Howell Grant Sturgeon Boo Weekley 6:55 a.m. 12:10...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings are No. 1 in NFL arrests over the last five years

On Monday, former San Jose Mercury News reporter Mike Rosenberg compiled and shared team-by-team statistics of NFL arrests over the last five years. At the top of the list are the Minnesota Vikings with 18 arrests, while the Houston Texans had just one. And here are the NFL standings for most arrests in the last 5 years pic.twitter.com/b8WFKauvqG — Mike Rosenberg (@RosenbergMerc...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions WR and his wife live on budget of $60,000 a year

Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles and his wife, Mary Beth, have lived on $60,000 a year, “give or take,” throughout his NFL career. Broyles signed a contract worth more than $3.6 million after being taken in the second round of the 2012 draft.  But Broyles has watched NFL players, and athletes in general, go bankrupt, and was determined not to have that happen to...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham Jr. only weeks away from beginning toughest test of young career

If New York Giants’ wideout Odell Beckham Jr. was the best of a very deep class of rookie receivers despite missing the first four games of his NFL career in 2015, what will the league’s newest young superstar be able to do with a full 16-game slate in the upcoming campaign? That’s been one of the most frequently asked questions during this past offseason, and now that the...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers kicker out for year with torn ACL

Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham suffered a torn ACL in Sunday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to reports. Suisham will undergo surgery on his left knee this week is likely to miss the entire 2015 season. Suisham suffered the injury while attempting to make a tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half. Suisham made 90.6 percent (29 of...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Steve Smith to retire after 2015 season

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. announced Monday that he’ll retire after the 2015 season. “I feel like this is the best place, if this is going to be the end, this will be the best place to end,” the Baltimore Ravens receiver said. The 36-year-old led the Ravens in receptions (79) and receiving yards (1,065) during his first season with the team in 2014...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots release Matt Flynn, sign Ryan Lindley

The New England Patriots released veteran quarterback Matt Flynn and signed former Cardinals signal-caller Ryan Lindley, the team announced Monday. Flynn, 30, is a veteran of seven NFL seasons with Green Bay (2008-11, 2013-14), Seattle (2012), Oakland (2013) and Buffalo (2013).  He signed a one-year deal in June to serve as New England’s No. 3 quarterback behind Tom Brady and Jimmy...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy says ankle is 100 percent for PGA Championship

On Wednesday, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy declared himself fit to defend his title at Whistling Straits on Monday, site of the 97th PGA Championship after sustaining an ankle injury on July 4. “To play golf, it’s 100 percent,” McIlroy said Monday of his ankle. “To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn’t be quite ready. But to do what I need to do this week, it’s 100 percent...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks sign Silfverberg to four-year deal

Another day, another deal. The Anaheim Ducks re-signed winger Jakob Silfverberg to a four-year deal over the weekend, with an average annual cap hit of $3.75 million per season. This is much more reasonable than the Ryan Kesler extension that GM Bob Murray singed earlier in the summer. Silfverberg battled injury during his first season in Anaheim, leading to a one-year, $850k RFA...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Auston Matthews to Zurich is the right decision

One of the big stories in the hockey world over this past weekend was the news that Auston Matthews, star of the American Development program and consensus projected top pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, will take his talents to…Switzerland. That’s right, Matthews inked a one-year deal with the ZSC Lions of the Swiss league. Normally, European players make the transition to the North...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bass: Kobe Bryant is ‘arguably the best player in the game still’

New Lakers power forward Brandon Bass is confident that things can turn around in Los Angeles with a healthy Kobe Bryant and the new additions to the team. “It’s quite a challenge but I felt like we’ve got enough players right now with the signing of Lou Williams, the trade for Roy Hibbert and then myself and we have arguably the best player in the game still,” Bass said...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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