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Report: Dolphins Cut RB Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas was supposed to be the future at running back for the Miami Dolphins.  After unfulfilled expectations, Thomas is out of a job after being released. #Dolphins RB Daniel Thomas released, according to source http://t.co/zGOZFC9UOS — Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly) August 30, 2014  Thomas, the 2011 second-round draft pick out of Kansas State, never panned out.  Miami will...
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Penn State Beats UCF on Last Second FG (Video)

The Penn State Nittany Lions won James Franklin’s debut as head coach despite his play calling.  
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Report: Jets To Cut WR Stephen Hill

Stephen Hill will go down as a second round bust, and he can blame Alshon Jeffery for most of his dissapointment.  Hill, drafted before the Bears star wide receiver, will be waived today if the Jets can’t trade him. Source confirmed that the #Jets are planning to waive WR Stephen Hill. Move hasn't been done yet. Could still trade him. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 30...
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James Harrison Announces His Retirement

One of the most feared hitters and pass rushers of the past decade has announced his retirment. After working out for the Arizona Cardinals, former Steelers great James Harrison has decided to retire, and spend more time with his family. Harrison Made the announcement on his Facebook page. “I have made the difficult decision to retire as of today,” he wrote. “My love for my...
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CFB Coaches Read Mean Tweets (Video)

The college football season is underway, and what better way to get it started than by having some of the top coaches in the land participate in a humbling experience. ESPN’s College Gameday invited NCAA football coaches Nick Saban, Brady Hoke, Will Muschamp and Dan Mullen to read mean tweets about themselves. It seems Muschamp and Hoke got it the worst. h/t Fansided
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Browns Cut WR Nate Burleson

Veteran wide receiver Nate Burleson became the latest big name casualty during the NFL’s cut down period as teams try to get to their 53-man roster. Burleson was cut by the Browns despite the team having needs at the receiver position. The #Browns, who may be in the market for a veteran WR today, have cut one of those: Nate Burleson. Headed to the facility now. — Ian Rapoport...
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Jim Irsay Reaches Plea Deal In OWI Case

Colts owner Jim Irsay and Indianapolis prosecutors have reached an agreement on a plea deal related to his impaired driving arrest. The prosecutor’s office confirmed to theIndianapolis Star that Irsay, who previously pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges, will now change his plea. “I can confirm that Mr. Irsay’s case has been set for a change of plea hearing on...
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49ers Aldon Smith Can Participate In Team Activities During Suspension

Aldon Smith, unlike Josh Smith, can remain apart of his team as he serves a nine-game suspension according to reports. During his suspension, Aldon Smith can participate in team meetings and team activities, as @MikeGarafolo reported. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2014 During his negotiations of punishment with the NFL, Smith agreed to accept such a harsh suspension...
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USC’s Josh Shaw Now Being Investigated For Domestic Violence

USC cornerback Josh Shaw is reportedly being investigated by LAPD in relation to a domestic violence incident last weekend, according to the Los Angeles Times. Police went to a third-floor apartment in an Orsini apartment building in L.A. on Saturday night after receiving a report of a woman screaming. Witnesses told police they saw a man with dreadlocks climbing from the...
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49ers OLB BAldon Smith Suspended 9-Games By NFL

The NFL snuck in a suspension on a Friday before the holiday.  49ers star outside linebacker Aldon Smith will miss half the season after being suspended for the first nine games of the regular season. Aldon Smith suspended first nine games, NFL announces. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 29, 2014
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John Calipari: Anthony Davis Will Be NBA’s Best Player In 5-Years

Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari believes Anthony Davis is just scratching the surface of how good he can be. Coach Cal told USA Today‘s Sam Amick that Davis will be the leagues best player within the next five-years.   “Right now, you look at (Davis) and say, ‘Man, in five years, he could be the best player in the NBA,’ ” Calipari said. “And this...
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Vikings Jerome Simpson Suspended 3 Games by NFL

Jerome Simpson will finally pay for a DUI he got last season. The Vikings wide receiver will miss the first three games of this season while serving a suspension. Vikings WR Jerome Simpson is being suspended 3 games, per a league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2014
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Eagles Place WR Arrelious Benn on Injured Reserve

Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn will spend another season on injured reserve with a back injury according to reports. https://twitter.com/EliotShorrParks/status/505432300159774720
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Brook Lopez: “I’m Going To Be Better Than I’ve Ever Been”

Brook Lopez is lighter after losing weight, and appears to be pain free after missing most of last season with a broken foot. In an interview with reporters at the Nets‘ first Southhampton Summer Camp, Lopez vowed to return better than he’s ever been before.  “Like I said before, I’m not looking for any restrictions,” Lopez told ESPN New York and Newsday Friday. ...
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Bengals Release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The youth movement is a go at the running back position in Cincinnati, and that means the law firm is no longer in business. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 years. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2014 The Bengals have invested heavily in the position over the past two seasons, drafting...
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Tiger Jam Continues to Raise Money for Worthy Causes

The Tiger Woods Foundation (TWF) has gained much acclaim since its inception in 1998 by the golfing superstar. For those who are unfamiliar with TWF, it stages elite charity galas that attract sports stars, musicians and celebrities to its auctions. Lavish food, live entertainment and networking are the order of the nights at such events for attendees.The gala is typically held...
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Lakers Therapist On Kobe Bryant: Higest Pain Threshold I’ve Even Seen

Kobe Bryant has played through a lot of injuries, and if you let the Lakers physical therapist tell it, the Black Mamba is not a human. Los Angeles Lakers physical therapist Dr. Judy Seto told Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard that “Bryant’s pain threshold is unreal” and “the highest she’s ever seen.” “It’s the highest that I’ve ever seen. He channels his...
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Report: Kobe studying Paul Pierce to help adjust his game

Kobe Bryant, like the great athletes before him, study and adapt their games to put them in the best position to be successful. Bryant is now 36, and will likely never have the springs that he once had.  In order to make himself as productive as he can be, Bryant is stealing a page from Michael Jordan, and evolving his game. According to James Herbert of Eye on Basketball, Bryant...
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Rapper Wale Leaving Roc Nation to Sign With LeBron’s Management Team

MMG rapper Wale has reportedly left Jay-Z’s Roc Nation management company and will now join 77MG  which is run by Lebron’s agent Rich Paul, Maverick Carter, and Leonard Brooks. 77  handles the majority of Lebron Jame’s management affairs and also has signed Johnny Manziel. Wale had been signed with Roc Nation since 2009. As of right now it isn’t known what this means for...
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Ron Jaworski: RG3′s Mechanics Have ‘Regressed’

Another week of the NFL season brings another assessment from Ron Jaworski.  This time he may actually be right.  Appearing on The Herd with Colin Cowherd this week, Jaworski said Griffin III’s mechanics have regressed badly.  “They have regressed in the fundamental way of throwing the football,” Jaworski said, via The Washington Post. “His throwing slot, his footwork...
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USC RB Quits Team Because He Says Head Coach is a Racist

USC is having a awful week.  Amid the Josh Brown fiasco, Trojan running back Anthony Johnson has quit the team, claiming head coach Steve Sarkisian is a racist. Here is what RB Anthony Brown had to say on his Instagram page. Brown — a redshirt senior — just made the announcement on Instagram … where he said, “Sark treated me like a slave in his Office…Can’t play for...
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NFL Announces 6 Game Suspension In New Domestic Violence Policy

Roger Goodell has admitted his wrongs with his previous domestic abuse policy, and is now prepared to drop the hammer on guys who feel the need to put their hands on a female. In a blockbuster announcement, the NFL will suspend players six games for a first offense, and ban them for life for a second. NFL sent a letter to all owners today announcing new standards for domestic violence...
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Cowboys Jakar Hamilton Suspended 4-Games For Substance Abuse

An already poor and embattled Dallas Cowboys defense may not have any bodies left when the regular season starts. Adam Schefter is reporting that Cowboys reserve defensive back Jakar Hamilton will miss the first four games of the regular season for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. Another blow for Cowboys: Dallas DB Jakar Hamilton is being suspended four games for substances...
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Manziel stars as ‘Johnny JamBoogie,’ aerobics instructor, in new ad (Video)

Johnny Manziel landed the spot as the new face of Snickers, and his reward was being cast as ‘Johnny JamBoogie,’ and aerobics instructor.  
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Dimitri Patterson Calls Jets ‘AWOL’ Allegations False

Suspended Jets cornerback Dimitiri Patterson seems to be trying to get himself cut.  Patterson, via his own press release to ESPN.com, called allegations of him being missing for 48-hours by the Jets false. “As it relates to my whereabouts and me missing for 48 hours without being seen or heard from me or my representative is completely false,” Patterson said in a statement...
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