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Rock Blackwell Walk’s The Red Carpet At The 56th Annual Grammy Awards

Instead of saying he’s going to relax after a grueling training camp wrapped up, perhaps Rock Blackwell should have announced that he’s going to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards set to take place Sunday, January 26th, 2014. The Grammy Awards are good for featuring some of the very biggest names in the music business performing on the grand stage, and the 56th Annual Grammy Awards...
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Marshawn Lynch Confirms He Will Hold Out For New Deal

Marshawn Lynch has reportedly told former Seahawks teammate Michael Robinson that he will indeed hold out for a new contract. The Seahawks can probably thank Jamaal Charles for that. Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch, scheduled to make $5.5M this season, told former teammate @RealMikeRob he is holding out of training camp. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Lynch will risk...
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Report: Josh Gordon Checked Into Rehab

The Cleveland Browns are not giving up on Josh Gordon, and it seems he’s not giving up on himself either.  Gordon according to reports, has entered a treatment facility. Said on @AmericasPregame Josh Gordon checked himself into rehab following his DUI arrest. Still expected to report to camp tomorrow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) July 24, 2014 The 23-year-old is facing a...
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Report: Josh Gordon Checked Into Rehab

The Cleveland Browns are not giving up on Josh Gordon, and it seems he’s not giving up on himself either.  Gordon according to reports, has entered a treatment facility. Said on @AmericasPregame Josh Gordon checked himself into rehab following his DUI arrest. Still expected to report to camp tomorrow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) July 24, 2014 The 23-year-old is facing a...
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Blake Griffin Won’t Participate in USA Basketball This Summer

Clippers forward Blake Griffin will reportedly skip out on participating in the FIBA World Cup with Team USA so that he can focus on the Clippers upcoming season. The Clippers announce that forward Blake Griffin will not participate on the USA Basketball Men’s National Team this summer. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 24, 2014
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Falcons Sign Roddy White To 4-Year Extension

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a four-year extension with wide receiver Roddy White according to team officials. The #Falcons and WR Roddy White have agreed to terms on a 4-year contract extension. #RiseUp pic.twitter.com/mxV8Mn31n7 — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) July 24, 2014 The Falcons open their 2014 training camp on Thursday and it was always the goal to...
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Interview: Heavyweight Contender Bryant Jennings

Bryant Jennings knows his boxing history, and the Philadelphia born heavyweight is keenly aware of his opportunity to join a lineage of great heavyweight champions before him who helped transform the sport to where it is today. Jennings (18-0, 10 knockouts) will be the No. 1 contender for the World Boxing Council title if he wins the 12-round fight against Mike Perez (20-0-1, 12...
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Sammy Watkins Makes Ridiculous One-Handed Catch (Video)

If you weren’t already aware, Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins is really good.  During an early morning Bills practice Watkins was able to make this sick one-handed catches after tripping and almost falling coming out of his break. h/t pro football zone
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49ers Fan Face Plants After Getting Juked By Seahawks Mascot (Video)

The Seattle Seahawks definitely have a sub for Marshawn Lynch if Beast Mode decides to hold out or gets injured. Blitz, the Seahawks official mascot juked a helpless 49ers fan so bad that the poor guy ended falling face first to the ground.  That looked so painful. h/t Sports Grid, Jake O’Donnell 
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Kareem Abdul Jabbar Working With Roy Hibbert (Photo)

After the Indiana Pacers were eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals, Larry Bird made it clear that he wanted Roy Hibbert to work with one of the games great big men. Bird finally got his wish as Hibbert will be working with the great Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
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Rob Gronkowski Cleared To Play

In what can only be described as amazing news for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick has announced that Rob Gronkowksi has been cleared to play without any restrictions. BB says Gronk has been cleared to play — shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) July 23, 2014 Gronkowksi will not be placed on the PUP list to start training camp.  Gronkowski played just seven...
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Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down Due To Alzheimer’s Disease

The Denver Post is reporting that Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is stepping down after 30 seasons due to his battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Pat Bowlen resigns control of Broncos, acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease http://t.co/mpC7v6UqGX via @denverpost — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) July 23, 2014 Pat Bowlen is one of Colorado's most important sports figures...
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Report: Chiefs Discussing New Contract With Jamaal Charles

When Toby Gerhart makes more than a top five running back in the league, it’s not hard to figure out who has the leverage in contract negotiations. The Kansas City Star is reporting that the Chiefs and Jamaal Charles have had discussions about a new contract, despite reports that Charles is planning a hold out.   We could assume that someone from the Charles camp leaked the...
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Donald Sterling Sues NBA & His Wife for Corporate Fraud

Donald Sterling has reportedly sued the NBA and his wife once again, this time for corporate fraud. This new lawsuit is in addition to the federal lawsuit Donald Sterling already filed vs the NBA. His attorneys filed it Tuesday after court — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) July 23, 2014 Donald alleges he is the sole shareholder of LAC, the corp that runs the Clippers. Once...
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Jags Ace Sanders Facing Suspension, Heading to Counseling

Jaguars second-year wide receiver Ace Sanders admitted Tuesday that he’s facing a four-game NFL suspension under the league’s substance-abuse policy, according to multiple reports.  Sanders confirmed he will miss some time to seek counseling. Jaguars WR Ace Sanders says he's heading for counseling, not rehab — Mark Long (@APMarkLong) July 22, 2014 Sanders issued a small...
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Chiefs Jamaal Charles To Holdout For New Contract

This could turn into a nightmare for the Kansas City Chiefs who were trying to capitalize off their stunning playoff berth in Andy Reid’s first season as head coach.  KCTV5 is reporting that all world running back Jamaal Charles is expected to holdout in a contract dispute. Charles is not expected to show up when training camp opens up for the veterans on Thursday.  Charles...
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Doc Rivers Will Quit Clippers if Donald Sterling Remains Owner

Donald Sterling is out as Clippers owner and it seems he’s hell-bent on ruining the franchise on the way out.  Clippers interim CEO Dick Parsons has indicated that head coach Doc Rivers will quit if Sterling is somehow still able to remain owner. BREAKING: Interim Clippers CEO Parsons testifies Doc Rivers will quit if Donald Sterling remains owner. — The Associated Press (@AP...
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Bengals Owner: Dalton Should Get Kaepernick Type Deal

Now before everyone starts to react with shock and awe, we can only assume the Bengals are talking about Kaepernick’s real numbers with the 49ers, and not the bloated contract that was displayed for the world to see. The bloated numbers for Kaepernick were initially six-years, $126 million.  After diagnosing the true value of the deal, Kaepernick’s contract was actually two...
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Report: Bulls Trying to Trade for Kevin Love

The Chicago Bulls have reportedly hopped into the Kevin love sweepstakes.  Despite signing Pau Gasol, the Bulls are interested in landing the All-Star forward according to ESPN.  Sources say that the Bulls, though, have this re-entered the race and would appear to be the biggest threat to the Cavs, thanks largely to the Golden State Warriors’ resolute unwillingness to add longtime...
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TCU Star DE Accused of Pointing Gun & Punching Ex-GF in the Head

The Star-Telegram is reporting that TCU star defensive end Devonte Fields is being investigated for allegedly pointing a gun at his ex-girlfriend. Devonte Fields, @TCU defensive end, accused of pointing gun, punching ex. FWPD investigating. http://t.co/ika3Gj5A0i pic.twitter.com/84LnPuJ3sh — Deanna Boyd (@deannaboyd) July 22, 2014 “Devonte Fields has been listed as a suspect...
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Wizards Unveil New Alternate Uniforms (Photo)

Hoping to capitalize off their recently playoff run, the Washington Wizards have unveiled an alternate jersey that has a good clean look to it. The mostly navy blue alternate uniform seems like a reverse of the Wizards regular uniform look.   Per Wizards press release: The Washington Wizards announced today that the team will add an alternate uniform to their collection for wear...
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Carmelo Anthony Starts His Own Venture Capital Firm

Carmelo Anthony catches a lot of flak for reportedly never going to class while at Syracuse, but it seems the Knicks star has learned plenty since joining the NBA in 2003. Anthony, who recently signed a a new five-year contract worth $125 million to remain with the Knicks, has reportedly started his own venture-capital firm according to the New York Post. Anthony has  teamed...
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Is Johnny Manziel Now A One Woman Man? (Photos)

As Johnny Manziel prepares to start his first NFL training camp, it seems the former Heisman Trophy winner is settling down with one woman?  According to TMZ, Manziel has been spending all his time with one Collen Crowley.  Ms. Crowley is a student at TCU and Manziel’s new ‘bae.’    
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Emmanuel Mudiay Signs 1-Year, $1.2M Deal To Play In China

Emmanuel Mudiay’s mother will not have to struggle anymore.  She just won’t see her son for a few months.  Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the former Prime Prep point guard and SMU commit has signed a one-year deal to play for Guangdong of the China Basketball Association.   Emmanuel Mudiay's one-year deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association will pay...
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WATCH: Tim Tebow still working out, hoping for NFL call

Despite having a new cushy job with ESPN and the SEC Network, Tim Tebow is still chasing his NFL dream.  In this video filmed in Arizona, the former Heisman Winner is still working out hard, and aspires to be a quarterback in the NFL again. H/T FTW
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