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Vikings change position again and place Adrian Peterson on Exempt List indefinitely

With the bad publicity from Adrian Peterson's child abuse allegations increasing, and with various corporate sponsors starting to abandon their NFL ties, the Minnesota Vikings front office has again changed their position as to the playing status of their star running back.After some apparent pressure and prodding from the NFL, the Vikings have elected to place Peterson on the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 3 Thursday Game Preview: Falcons look to rebound at home against Bucs

The past two weeks in the NFL have been some of the most tumultuous in recent memory for reasons that have nothing to do with football.  In fact, the serious nature of the various controversies -- domestic violence, child abuse, and perhaps a league cover-up -- have made the games seem almost trivial in comparison.Nevertheless, the games will resume, and Week 3 begins on Thursday...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers announce coaching staff for 2014-2015 NBA season

The Los Angeles Lakers filled out their coaching staff today, as General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced in a press release that Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen, and Mark Madsen will serve as assistant coaches on head coach Byron Scott’s staff.Additionally, it was announced that Clay Moser (assistant coach/head advance NBA scout), Larry Lewis (assistant coach/director of player development...
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Running back Adrian Peterson to play for Vikings this Sunday against Saints

After getting blown out by the New England Patriots on Sunday, 30-7, the Minnesota Vikings (1-1) have suddenly, and not surprisingly, changed their thinking on star running back Adrian Peterson.Peterson, who was deactivated and did not play on Sunday due to his pending criminal case in Texas, will fully participate in this week’s practices and meetings, and is expected to play...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

LA fans finally get brief glimpse of Dodgers as Time Warner agrees to 6-game deal with KDOC

One of the biggest farces in recent Southern California sports history has been the television deal the Los Angeles Dodgers signed with Time Warner Cable.  That agreement filled the team's coffers and gave them a return on their hefty purchase of the franchise from the incompetent Frank McCourt, but also made the team largely absent from the public view.In other words, because...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw continues outstanding season with NL Player of the Week honor

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has not only solidified his status as the best pitcher in baseball with his superior play this season, but also is likely closing in that rare accomplishment that pitchers rarely enjoy -- the MVP award.Although that hardware is not in his trophy case quite yet, Kershaw continues to rack up more honors along the way, as today he was named the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Jerry Neuheisel and Ishmael Adams earn PAC-12 Player of the Week honors

Things were looking bleak for UCLA Saturday night in Arlington, Texas -- Heisman candidate quarterback Brett Hundley had been knocked out of the game with an arm injury, the team was down 17-13 to an upset-minded Texas Longhorns squad, and the Bruins' offense had just turned the ball over with a late fourth fumble.Despite those dire circumstances, the Bruins would manage to pull...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers lose center Nick Hardwick for the season

As if the team's opening weekend 18-17 loss to the Cardinals was not a bitter enough pill to swallow, the San Diego Chargers received another dose of bad news when one of the team’s most consistent performers, starting center Nick Hardwick, was lost for the remainder of the season and placed on the Reserve-Injured list due to a neck injury.“Nick is a warrior; a true pro...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry Bill Simmons, the 1987 Lakers, not the 1986 Celtics, are the greatest team ever

For any self-respecting NBA fan on the west coast, challenging Bill Simmons and his ever-increasing sphere of Celtics propaganda is not merely an option, it is a duty. The DSH intends to fight all the battles it can, starting with BS claims that the 1986 Boston Celtics were better than the 1987 Lakers.Last month it was announced that Bill Simmons (hereinafter "Simmons"...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes Week 3 Preview: Time to find out what you are made of

A lot of mixed emotions are flying around the Colorado Buffaloes football program two weeks into this young season, as we have seen a heavy dose of the good, the bad, and the ugly thus far.But the one thing every Buffs fan can agree on is that if you rewind the Massachusetts game, and insert Coach Hawkins or Embree on the sideline, an alternative result would be assured: The Colorado...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

PAC-12 fines and reprimands USC AD Pat Haden for sideline behavior

Following his sideline confrontation with game officials during Saturday's USC-Stanford showdown, the PAC-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and has also reprimanded head football coach Steve Sarkisian for their inappropriate sideline, league Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. “The conduct by USC Athletics Director Pat Haden was...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Forward Greg Monroe signs qualifying offer with Detroit Pistons

The Detroit Pistons today announced that power forward Greg Monroe has signed the team’s one-year qualifying offer for the upcoming 2014-15 season.  Other outlets have reported that the deal is worth $5.48 million.“I look forward to playing for Coach Van Gundy and his staff,” said Monroe.  He has a proven track record and I’m excited about working with my teammates to get...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes Football Week One: Cautious Optimism

The first two and a half quarters of the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown showcased an up-tempo, athletic, quick, and smart Colorado Buffaloes squad – a vintage Mike MacIntyre team. Colorado was in a position to pull away from the Colorado State Rams at multiple junctures of the game, but the youngest team in the PAC-12 simply failed to capitalize. The failure to deliver an early...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Men battle back from halftime deficit to defeat Turkey in FIBA World Cup group play, 98-77

The young U.S. Men's National Team (2-0) had its first minor taste of adversity today at the 2014 FIBA World Cup when it rallied from a five point halftime deficit to defeat Turkey (1-1) 98-77, Sunday night in Bilbao, Spain.This current U.S. Team features more size than some of its recent squads, and that added bulk paid off today, as big men Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes depth chart for Colorado State game reveals interesting roster developments

The Colorado Buffaloes open the 2014 season and Year Two of the Mike MacIntyre era on August 29 against rival Colorado State in an important tone-setting contest for the program.  But before a single tackle is made or one Sefo Liufau pass is completed, several eyebrow-raising developments already seem to be in play if today's team depth chart serves as any indicator.First, it...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers sign second round pick Jordan Clarkson

After seeing his upside during the Summer League this past offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.  Clarkson is expected to provide the Lakers with depth in the backcourt this season.In the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Clarkson led the Lakers’ entry in scoring...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy defeat Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-0

Carson, Calif. -- It has been a long week for the Los Angeles Galaxy with a 4-1 road loss in Columbus last Saturday, followed by a tough Wednesday matchup in Colorado with the Rapids.  Trailing 3-1 in that game, the Galaxy had a season-defining moment with a valiant comeback effort, prevailing 4-3 on the road thanks to a game-winning goal by Landon Donovan.On Saturday night, LA...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love officially traded to Cleveland Cavaliers in three-team deal, Andrew Wiggins sent to Minnesota

In a highly-anticipated move that could not be made official under NBA rules until today, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired power forward Kevin Love in a three-team trade that sent guard Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett to Minnesota, and a protected 2015 first round pick to Philadelphia.The pick was originally acquired from the Miami Heat and is pick 1-10 protected in 2015...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalkeeper Tim Howard to take temporary break from U.S. Soccer Men's National Team

The last time an American soccer star decided to take a break from the game, he was left off the U.S. World Cup Team by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.That decision to cut Landon Donovan and instead add younger players arguably hurt the U.S. Team in Brazil when striker Jozy Altidore was injured early in the tournament.Now that the team's best World Cup performer, three-time FIFA...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao gets reprieve from tax authorities as Philippine Supreme Court issues TRO

In a ruling that indirectly might help the Pacquiao-Mayweather pipe dream fight come to fruition,  the Philippine Supreme Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to stop the enforcement of the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) ruling which ordered Saranggani Congressman Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee to post a cash bond in the amount of  $74.9 million U.S. dollars, or a surety...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lateef Kayode and Luis Ortiz to clash in September 11 heavyweight title bout

Las Vegas will be the focus of the boxing world in September 2014, as the city will not only feature the Mayweather-Maidana rematch, its loaded undercard, and a Boxing Expo on September 13, but now will also have a second intriguing fight card just two days prior when unbeaten heavyweights Luis Ortiz and Lateef Kayode meet for a vacant belt at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.Only...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran NBA referee Dick Bavetta to retire

Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta will be retiring after 39 years of service, NBA President, Basketball Operations Rod Thorn announced today.“Dick’s dedication and commitment to his craft has been an inspiration to all NBA officials,” said Thorn. “We are grateful for his contributions to our league, and we wish him the best as he enjoys his well-earned retirement.”Bavetta...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reigniting the Spirit of Colorado Buffaloes football in 2014

When Hall-of-Fame Coach Bill McCartney proclaimed that “the pride and tradition of the Colorado Buffaloes will not be entrusted to the timid or the weak,” he probably did not realize at the time that his statement would become an enduring battle cry capturing the very spirit of the University's athletic programs.Since McCartney first pronounced this timeless creed, the Colorado...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sage Erickson wins the Super Girl Pro

Sage Erickson / Photo by: Tri LeOceanside, Calif. -- Many of the world's top female surfers converged on the waves of Oceanside this weekend to compete in the Paul Mitchell Super Girl Pro.  The event's big show of talent overcame the small waist-high waves by delivering rooster-tailed cutbacks and crowd-pumping aerials despite the less than ideal conditions of 1-3 foot waves...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers trade for pitcher Kevin Correia

The Los Angeles Dodgers completed their second trade for pitching depth this week, acquiring righty Kevin Correia today from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.“Kevin gives us an additional option as a starter or long reliever,” said Dodger General Manager Ned Colleti. “He also supplies us with more veteran pitching depth for the...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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