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NFL suspends Dolphins DE Dion Jordan 4 games

The NFL announced Friday that Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the third overall draft pick in 2013, has been suspended four games without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on substance abuse. Jordan was suspended four-games earlier this season for violating the policy on performance-enhancing drugs.  But after serving two games, the suspension was lifted under...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers blast Royals, pad AL Central lead

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers took a 1 1/2 game lead in the American League Central with their 10-1 win over the second-place Kansas City Royals on Friday night. The Tigers (85-68) are now 12-5 against the Royals this season. “I don’t want to say statement game,” said starter Justin Verlander, via MLB.com. “But I think it was about the best possible...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler fires back at Knicks

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said one of the reasons he sent center Tyson Chandler and point guard Raymond Felton to Dallas in June was to “change some of the chemistry” of the team. Chandler has been portrayed in the media as a player who caused internal problems for the Knicks. “I did nothing but try to help the culture there the three years I was there,” Chandler...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU suspends Jameis Winston entire game vs. Clemson

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Florida State has suspended quarterback Jameis Winston for the entire game Saturday night against No. 22 Clemson, the Seminoles announced Friday. Winston, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, was originally suspended for just the first half against the Tigers after shouting a profane and sexually explicit phrase in the student union on campus earlier...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe max contract

Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Suns offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million deal in July, but the two sides remain far apart on a deal. The Wolves, who acquired...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Man interrupts Roger Goodell presser

During NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference on Friday, someone began screaming “don’t take me into an elevator.” “WHAT ARE YOU DOING? DON’T TAKE ME INTO AN ELEVATOR! DON’T TAKE ME INTO AN ELEVATOR!” According to several media reports, the man screaming was Benji from The Howard Stern Show. The post Watch: Man interrupts Roger Goodell presser appeared...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell vows NFL will ‘clean up our house’

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that the league would implement a new personal conduct policy with the goal of finalizing it before the Super Bowl in February. “We will make it happen,” Goodell said. “We will implement new conduct policies. They will have a set of clear and transparent rules for league and club personnel, owners...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins unveil new third jersey: Pittsburgh Gold

The Pittsburgh Penguins have unveiled their new third jersey. The Pens will wear the “Pittsburgh Gold” jersey 12 times this season, starting with a nationally-televised game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at CONSOL Energy Center.   Penguins 2014 Third Jersey Schedule Date Opponent Time October 22 Philadelphia 8:00 p.m. November 15 NY Rangers...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: US military reviewing relationship with NFL

USMA.edu The recent domestic violence allegations against NFL players has some major sponsors questioning the league’s handling of the cases. Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo, McDonald’s, Visa and Campbell Soup have all voiced their concerns, and now the U.S. military is examining their relationship with the league. According to CNN, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan leading Falcons’ high-flying offense to early success

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports For the second time in three weeks, starting quarterback Matt Ryan sparked the Atlanta Falcons to a memorable win over a division rival with one of the best individual performances of his career which saw the hosts score 21 unanswered points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-14 thrashing of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Now 2-1 on the season and a...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals place John Abraham on season-ending IR

The Arizona Cardinals announced Friday that linebacker John Abraham has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Abraham is still battling the affects of a concussion that he suffered against the San Diego Chargers in Week 1. The 36-year-old has likely played his last down with the Cardinals and probably in the NFL.  But the IR designation allows Abraham to collect his $3 million...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell orders NFL personnel to participate in abuse awareness training

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to team owners Thursday that states team personnel and staff will be required to participate in education sessions on domestic violence and sexual assault starting within 30 days. Goodell will hold a news conference on Friday at 3 p.m. ET in New York. Here is the letter provided by ESPN’s Adam Schefter: “Subject: Long-Term Partnerships...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter: Made in New York

Gatorade and New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hit a home-run with their new ad. Gatorade’s  “Made In New York” commercial is a black-and-white spot featuring No. 2 meeting and greeting fans while Frank Sinatra’s classic song “My Way” plays as the soundtrack. “It was an opportunity, I felt deservedly, to thank people, which I’ve been consistent with every...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester: ‘I wasn’t happy the last three, four years in Chicago’

Devin Hester set the NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns in the Atlanta Falcons’ 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. After the game, the wide receiver got a few things off his chest. “I’m happy, man.” Hester said of being in Atlanta when he appeared on the NFL Network post game set. “You know what, I’m going to say it, man. I wasn’t happy the...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester: ‘I wasn’t happy the last three, four years in Chicago’

Devin Hester set the NFL record with 20 returns for touchdowns in the Atlanta Falcons’ 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday. After the game, the wide receiver got a few things off his chest. “I’m happy, man.” Hester said of being in Atlanta when he appeared on the NFL Network post game set. “You know what, I’m going to say it, man. I wasn’t...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson not thrilled about reserve role

A backup role for Taj Gibson this season is not something the 29-year-old forward wants to hear.  But with the Chicago Bulls acquisition of Pau Gasol, Gibson is likely headed back to the bench. From Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago: Privately, Gibson isn’t too thrilled with the prospect of continuing to be a reserve, according to multiple people familiar with the situation, but the upbeat...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs coach: Phil Kessel refused to do drills

Steve Spott should probably learn that in today’s day and age, everyone hears everything and even something said in confidence can spread across the internet like wildfire in a matter of moments. He learned that the hard way when he apparently told an anecdote at a coaches’ clinic last month about Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel, sparking a debate about his willingness to...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 52 offers intriguing main card

Whether you’re an insomniac with a sub-par cable package or simply count yourself as an MMA-junkie, the sport’s leading promotion will offer a temporary solution to your problems in the early hours of Saturday when UFC Fight Night 52 in Saitama, Japan begins at midnight on the east coast. Featuring a main event between two of the division’s oldest competitors, heavyweight veterans...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Hester breaks Deion Sanders return TD record

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester broke Deion Sanders’ record for most return touchdowns on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Hester exploded for a 62-yard punt-return touchdown to give him 20 return touchdowns for his career. Hester had a 20-yard touchdown run earlier in the game.  He is the first player to record a rushing and return touchdown in a game...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson

The Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Simpson was set to return from a three-game suspension on Monday but after learning Thursday that the seven-year pro is facing charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle, the Vikings decided to release Simpson. Simpson...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll on Seahawks: ‘Anxious to bounce back’

The Seahawks are ready to get the bad taste of losing out of their mouth.  But to do that, Seattle will have to beat the Denver Broncos in a Super Bowl rematch on Sunday. “These guys are clued in,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. “I don’t think we feel like we played like we can. They are anxious to bounce back and play a really good game. It just happens to be Peyton...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals place Jonathan Dwyer on non-injury list following arrest

The Arizona Cardinals announced Thursday that they have moved running back Jonathan Dwyer, who was arrested Wednesday in a domestic violence case, to the reserve/non-football illness list, and brought back running back Jalen Parmele to the active roster. The reserve list Dwyer is on means the Cardinals have the option not to pay him his $730,000 base salary but the Cardinals will...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned due to affair

Your browser does not support iframes. Ron Washington revealed Thursday that he resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was “not true to my wife.” “I was not true to my wife after 42 years,” Washington said during a news conference at a Las Colinas hotel.. “I broke her trust. I’m here today to own that mistake and apologize to her. “…...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning pulling for rookie QB to break his embarrassing record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a firm believer in playing rookies, especially quarterbacks, and hopes one of them breaks the one record he hates to have. “I pull for quarterbacks. I do,” Manning said during an interview with Peter King of MMQB.com. “These young guys that are playing—I still like the ones that get to play early. I still think that’s the best...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding out indefinitely; Mike Yeo low on options

Last year, the Minnesota Wild dealt with ridiculous goaltending issues and needed a ton of depth to simply get into the playoffs: Josh Harding battled complications from multiple sclerosis, Niklas Backstrom suffered a knee injury and Darcy Kuemper got a concussion. It was a trying year between the pipes to say the least. With training camp opening this week, the...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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