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Philip Rivers, Chargers agree to four-year, $83.25M extension

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers reached an agreement on a four-year contract  extension on Saturday night. The deal is worth $83.25 million with $65 million guaranteed, according to ESPN’s NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.  The $65 million guaranteed is the highest guaranteed money of any player under a current contract. Rivers, 33, was in the final year of his deal and...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears’ Kevin White needs surgery, out indefinitely

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace announced Saturday that first-round draft pick Kevin White will undergo shin surgery and miss at least the first six games of the season. White sustained a stress fracture in the lower part of his shin during a portion of OTA workouts in June. He suffered a setback early this week while doing some light running and the decision was made...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll gets blasted by ref on sideline during return

On Friday night during the Seattle Seahawks-Denver Broncos preseason game, 2015 third-round pick Tyler Lockett returned a kickoff 103-yards for a touchdown.  Usually that would stand as the top highlight of the play, but not when Pete Carroll is on the sideline. Carroll was so focused on Lockett running down the field that he did not realize he was in the path of the trailing...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: ‘We want to be the best offense in the NFL’

Ben Roethlisberger said Friday night following the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-21 preseason loss to Jacksonville that the first-team executed on offense like the best in the league. “We want to be the best offense in the league,” he said. “That’s a goal that Coach Haley set out for us and it’s not easy because there’s always a bulls eye on our chest when you were good last...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager John Farrell on medical leave to deal with lymphoma

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he has Stage 1 lymphoma and will take a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with the cancer. The 53-year-old Farrell said bench coach Torey Lovullo will run the Red Sox in his absence. Farrell plans to be back for spring training. “It’s localized; it’s highly curable,” Farrell said. “I’m extremely fortunate...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Weidman-Rockhold added to UFC 194

With the UFC on a rare break and without another event until August 23rd, Dana White and head match-maker Joe Silva have spent the week filling out the promotion’s schedule for the final few months of 2015. And following several noteworthy announcements, the month of December is shaping up to be one of the year’s best. On Thursday, the UFC added another big-name brawl to the...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick appears to have Jets starting QB job won

Ryan Fitzpatrick signed with the New York Jets this past offseason in free agency in hopes that he could win the starting job over Geno Smith. He didn’t look like a very good bet to do that until Geno Smith was pronounced out for 6-10 weeks due to a broken jaw from a locker room fight. Now, the starting quarterbacks job is reportedly his to lose moving forward. Here’s what...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Has the Bruins window closed?

For the better part of the last decade, the Boston Bruins have consistently been on the short list of Stanley Cup contenders. They built their core, supplemented that core with quality role players and found themselves near the top of the heap in the Eastern Conference. Now, heading into 2015-16, the Bruins don’t look the same. Milan Lucic is gone. Dougie Hamilton is gone. Reilly...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte: Bears ‘had a lot of accountability issues’

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte responded to Brandon Marshall’s comment that Jay Cutler failed to hold himself accountable. “I don’t think that was the case where everyone was held accountable [last year]. I don’t see how he can say that,” Forte said on The Rich Eisen Show. “Sometimes Brandon didn’t hold himself accountable.” Forte said Marshall’s frequent...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears’ Senorise Perry outruns the Dolphins

Senorise Perry provided the two longest plays for the Chicago Bears in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins. A 54-yard touchdown run and 42-yard kickoff return. Perry led the Bears in rushing Thursday night with 89 yards on 10 carries.  Late in the fourth quarter, the second-year running back, took a handoff from quarterback Shane Carden and bolted...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy on not calling Packers plays: ‘You enjoy the game more’

Mike McCarthy enjoyed everything about not calling the Green Bay Packers’ offensive plays in Thursday’s preseason opener at the New England Patriots. “It’s totally different,” McCarthy said. “I’m not competing against their defense calling plays, but it’s a different role. Yeah, you do enjoy the game more. That’s what a number of people were telling me beforehand...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Jimmy Garoppolo: ‘There were ups and downs’

Jimmy Garoppolo entered the Patriots preseason game Thursday night with six seconds remaining in the first quarter in relief of surprise starter Tom Brady and played the rest of the way. Garoppolo went 20 of 30 for 159 yards with zero touchdowns and an interception in the 22-11 loss to the Packers. “There were ups and downs,” he said. “We’ve got a long way to go, obviously...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns owner wants to see Ray Rice get another chance

The Cleveland Browns are one of the teams that has been known to have interest in free agent running back Ray Rice. Head coach Mike Pettine was very vocal about the fact that the Browns discussed signing him, and there is still a chance that Cleveland could look into the idea again at some point in the future as the season draws closer. Pettine is obviously on board with a potential...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

IK Enemkpali says he never intended to hurt Geno Smith

IK Enemkpali apologized for punching New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith on Thursday, adding he should have walked away during the argument. “I apologize for what happened,” he said. “It should have never happened. I should have walked away from the situation. It was never my intention to hurt anybody.” Smith underwent surgery Thursday to fix his broken jaw, the Jets...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson leads PGA Championship: ‘Less shots to make up’

Once again, Dustin Johnson is leading a major championship. The 18-hole leader at this year’s U.S. Open and British Open shot a 66 on Thursday at Whistling Straits to open up a one-stroke lead over David Lingmerth in the PGA Championship. Johnson made five birdies and an early eagle. .@djohnsonPGA has the early lead of the #PGAChamp. This eagle sure didn’t hurt… https://t...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn now the NHL’s best LW

From just about the moment he stepped onto an NHL rink, Alex Ovechkin has been the best left winger in the NHL and with good reason. In 760 games since, he has scored an incredible 475 goals and 895 points. Ovechkin also has one of the most impressive hardware cases in the NHL: Calder Trophy for rookie of the year, an Art Ross as NHL scoring leader, three Lester B. Pearson/Ted Lindsay...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane pulled from NHL 16 cover

As expected, things aren’t getting any better for Patrick Kane. In the midst of a rape investigation, EA Sports announced that Kane, who had originally been set to appear on the cover of NHL 16 with teammate Jonathan Toews, has been pulled from said cover. A brief statement from EA: Official statement regarding Patrick Kane. pic.twitter.com/MVurUYOHT8 — EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown’s agent meeting with Steelers to rework contract

Antonio Brown is the 13th highest paid receiver this season, but that could soon change. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers to rework his contract. Brown is set to make $8.4 million this season as part of a six-year, $41.7 million deal he signed in 2012. The 26-year-old contemplated a holdout earlier this...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts announce long-term deal with T.Y. Hilton

T.Y. Hilton will be staying in Indianapolis for the long-term. The Colts announced Thursday morning that Hilton, who was heading into the final season of his rookie contract, has agreed to terms on a long-term extension. Colts gave WR T.Y. Hilton a five-year, $65 million deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 13, 2015 “It’s a great day for the Indianapolis...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The NFL’s most and least successful teams over the past 10 years

Over the past 10 years, the New England Patriots have been the most successful team in the NFL. ForTheWin “pored through the record books” and tallied up the number of regular season wins and playoff appearances over the past 10 years of each of the 32 NFL teams to determine which teams have been the most and least successful. 1. New England Patriots — 122 wins (9 playoff...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iwakuma: ‘I never thought that I would accomplish this no-hitter’

Once a trade chip at the non-waiver Trade Deadline,  Hisashi Iwakuma made history on Wednesday by throwing the Seattle Mariners fifth no-hitter in franchise history and the third ever by a Japanese pitcher. In a 3-0 victory over Baltimore at Safeco Field, Iwakuma struck out seven and walked three. “To be honest with you, I never thought that I would accomplish this no-hitter...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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