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Rob Gronkowski will drive NASCAR pace car at Chicagoland Speedway

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will drive the pace car and serve as co-grand marshal for the NASCAR XFINITY Series stand-alone race under the lights at Chicagoland Speedway. Gronkowski will be joined as co-grand marshals by his four brothers Gordie Jr., Chris, Dan and Glenn. Father Gordy Sr. will also be at the track in the event that comes on Father’s Day weekend...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos first round pick finally practicing

Denver Broncos first-round draft pick Shane Ray spent last week watching from the sideline during the team’s first organized team activity practices.  But on Monday, Ray finally joined his teammates for the start of the second week of OTAs. Ray, who spent the first week studying, was a limited participation in drills on Monday. “They [the training staff] didn’t want to...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James: ‘This is probably the best I’ve been’

Thursday will mark the fifth straight NBA Finals appearance for LeBron James.  The four-time MVP and two-time champion believes he is playing the best basketball of his career right now. “I think if you put it all together, yeah,” James said. “If you put everything together as far as my mind, my body, my game. If you put everything in one bottle, this is probably the best...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton, Panthers close to agreeing on new contract

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers have been discussing a new contract for quite some time. They want to get a new deal done before the start of the 2015 season, and reports are stating that they are close to agreeing on a new contract. BREAKING:Cam Newton and the @Panthers are close to agreeing on a long term deal according to two league sources.Likely to run through 2020. ...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steeelrs’ Shamarko Thomas: Troy Polamalu ‘keeps my mind right’

Before retiring and before his final NFL season, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu helped his eventual replacement, Shamarko Thomas, a fourth round draft pick in 2013. ”I definitely am closer to him than I am to anybody,” Thomas said to the Associated Press. ”My second year, I went to him in the offseason and said that I want to be great, and he just told me that being...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson expects to play Game 1 of NBA Finals

With the NBA Finals right around the corner there is the question of shooting guard Klay Thompson’s health after sustaining a concussion in Game 5 series clinching win. Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears reports that Thompson is expected to play Game 1 of the NBA finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. This is great news for Golden State as Thompson has been a major contributor to the...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow: Chip Kelly’s secret weapon or human Shield?

The Philadelphia Eagles signed quarterback Tim Tebow after Chip Kelly made several questionable offseason moves, including trading LeSean McCoy and letting Jeremy Maclin leave via free agency. With the Eagles organized team activities getting underway on Thursday and Tebow participating, Kelly was able to avoid questions on his roster moves, which also included trading Nick Foles...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks unveil new logos

The Atlanta Hawks unveiled their new primary and secondary logos Monday, and they also announced a new identity: The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club. The primary logo features the team’s evolved “Pac-Man” unveiled to much fanfare during the 2014 Playoffs, with the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club wordmark encircled around it. “The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club moniker expands...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Week 8 Recap: Hamilton returns, delivers walk-off win

The first two months of the MLB season are officially in the books, and after about 50 games, we have a much more clear picture of what this season will likely contain. By now, we have to embrace that the Houston Astros are probably going to keep winning games, though their youthfulness may pose a problem when the last third of the season approaches. The American League is likely...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Waetherford totals rental car, saved by NJ State Police

New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford missed OTAs last week because he was in California with his wife for the birth of their daughter, but he really wanted to be sure he was on time for Monday’s practice. His flight into Newark was cancelled because of bad weather in New Jersey, so Weatherford flew into Washington D.C. late on Sunday night and rented a car to drive the rest...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: 3 bold predictions for 2015

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations and playoff hopes. New head coach Dan Quinn is excited to help fix the issues that the Falcons had last year, and his defensive mindset will be a big step in the right direction for them. Atlanta has made quite a few good moves this offseason, and appear to be a team to watch in the NFC. Matt Ryan is a very...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Mathis promises to return to Colts by September

Robert Mathis is without question one of the most dominant pass rushers in the NFL, and the Indianapolis Colts missed him in a big way last year. He has been recovering from an Achilles tear, and suffered a setback last year that caused him to miss more time than expected. Indianapolis is counting down the days until he is able to return to the field, and it appears that he will...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love’s shoulder re-aggravated after teammate hit his arm

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a shoulder injury in the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs.  His return from shoulder surgery was in jeopardy of being pushed back thanks to one of his teammates. Following the Cavaliers sweeping the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals last week at The Q, Love went onto the court to celebrate with his teammates and...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers DT B.J. Raji uses yoga to prevent injuries

Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji, who was selected in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft, hasn’t sacked a quarterback since the 2011 season. But he missed all of the 2014 season with a torn bicep. Playing on a one-year contract with the Packers, Raji is doing all that he can to ensure that he remains healthy and plays the entire 2015 season. After his injury last...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

watch: Hollywood Park blown up for potential L.A. NFL stadium

The city of Inglewood cleared the way for the NFL’s possible return to Los Angeles when on Sunday morning it demolished the grandstand of the Hollywood Park racetrack. The site is to be used for the construction of a proposed 80,000-seat stadium that would serve as home to an NFL team. St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is a partner in the stadium project. According to ForTheWin...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Belmont Stakes: Date, time, TV schedule

American Pharoah will run for the first Triple Crown since 1978 at Belmont Park on June 6. The 2015 Belmont Stakes will be broadcast live on NBC and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra. Post time is approximately 6:50 p.m. ET. 2015 Belmont Stakes times, TV channels (All times Eastern) Wednesday, June 3 11:15 a.m.  Belmont Stakes post position draw (NYRA.com) Friday, June...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Players of Week 8: Josh Donaldson, Carlos Martinez

Week 8 of Major League Baseball is in the books. The Minnesota Twins are some kind of hot right now. They are in first place in the AL Central despite great teams in that division. Surprise teams are popping up all over the big leagues. The entire American League seems upside down. Here is the batter and pitcher of the week… Hitter: Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays Donaldson...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre out at least 2 weeks with a sprained thumb

The Texas Rangers’ star third baseman Adrian Beltre will be out for at least two weeks after leaving Sunday’s game with a sprained thumb. Beltre remained on the ground in pain after trying to break up a double play in the fifth inning, but injured himself sliding into second base. From ESPN.com: X-rays were negative, and team physician Dr. Keith Meister diagnosed a sprain after...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson wins at Dover

Jimmie Johnson won the FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway in a green-white-checkered finish on Sunday. Johnson was followed by Kevin Harvick, Kyle Larson, Kasey Kahne and Aric Almirola to round out the top five.  Lap leader Martin Truex Jr., who led 131 laps, finished sixth after holding the third position on the final restart. The win marks Johnson’s...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel throws water bottle at heckling fan

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was harassed by an 18-year-old male fan at a pool at the Four Seasons Hotel in Irving, Texas, where he stayed while attending the PGA Tour’s Byron Nelson Classic. From Cleveland.com: Irving police spokesman James McLellan told NEOMG that an 18-year-old male fan began harassing the Browns quarterback near the Four Seasons’ pool. Manziel...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Love says he’ll be back with the Cavaliers next season

Injured forward Kevin Love intends to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers next season. Love, sidelined by a left shoulder injury, can opt out of his contract after this season. But the three-time All-Star indicated Sunday that he’ll ramian with Cleveland. ”I truly haven’t even thought about it, but as I mentioned, I expect to be suiting up by Game 1 of next year,” he said. For...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski taking care of his body to play all 16 games in 2015

Just a year ago, Rob Gronkowski was coming off two seasons where he appeared in 19 games combined due to forearm, back and knee injuries. Last season, the New England Patriots tight end appeared in 15 of the team’s 16 regular-season games plus a full postseason run. Gronkowski plans to play in all 16 regular season games in 2015. “It feels great, definitely, going into the...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders owner talks $900 million Oakland stadium

Raiders owner Mark Davis believes $900 million would be more than enough to build a new stadium and keep the Raiders in Oakland. Davis recently spoke with ESPN’s John Clayton on Inside the Huddle on Raiders stadium progress. “We’ve been working on a stadium in Oakland for the past at least six years, on a very strong basis,” said Davis. “We definitely want to keep the Raiders...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Packers head coach now coaching high school team

Former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Sherman has returned to his home state to coach high school football. Sherman has been named the new head football coach at Nauset Regional in North Eastham, Nauset athletic director Keith Kenyon confirmed to the Cape Cod Times. Sherman, a Massachusetts native, spent six seasons (2000-05) as the head coach of the Packers, guiding the team...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Final schedule: Lightning vs. Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 5-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night in Game 7 of their Western Conference Finals series. Chicago will play the Tampa Bay Lightning, which defeated the New York Rangers in seven games in the Eastern Conference Final. The Eastern Conference Champion Tampa Bay Lightning will host Games One and Two of the...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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