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VIDEO: Marouane Fellaini scores on West Brom; after WBA Twitter account rips him

Marouane Fellaini and Daley Blind, two midfielders, scored tonight to help Manchester United salvage points in their visit to The Hawthorns. However, what happened on social media right before Fellaini scored is the real story here. The West Bromwich Albion official Twitter account, took a sarcastic shot at Marouane when he came on in the second half. Fellaini has now taken his...
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VIDEO: Daley Blind’s equalizer for Man United vs WBA

Two midfielders scored their first goal for Manchester United today: Daley Blind and Marouane Fellaini. Blind scored his equalizer in the 86th minute to help United salvage points in their visit to The Hawthorns. (Yes, West Bromwich Albion has a home stadium name which sounds like the name of a nighttime drama on the CW; or an outlet shopping mall) Because Daley Blind scored when...
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Michigan’s Spike Albrecht discusses his Kate Upton Twitter outreach (exclusive)

You can imagine how many hundreds of thousands of tweets are directed towards Kate Upton every single day. You can also guess that 99.999% of those @replies go ignored, unanswered, blocked etc. However, only one tweet at Kate Upton has ever become national sports news. Actually, it became HUGE trending national trending sports news. “I don’t know who I let talk me into that one...
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UPDATE: Chelsea to be without Diego Costa for Champions League

According to the Telegraph on Saturday, Chelsea’s Diego Costa could be ruled out for the next three weeks. This gave 17-year-old Dominic Solanke his first appearance ever on the Blues bench. Minus Costa, Chelsea went on to beat Palace 2-1. As for the earlier report about Costa missing three weeks, that now seems to be a bit extreme. It appears he’ll return sooner than that. ...
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Mario Balotelli hilariously SLAMMED by former Liverpool player

Former Liverpool midfielder Jimmy Case has described misfiring striker Mario Balotelli as a “waste of space,” according to a story in the Daily Mirror today. “He is not a team player,” Case said according to BBC Radio Merseyside. This comes a day after Balotelli missed a wide open net (watch the video here) and got hilariously ripped apart by Liverpool fans on Twitter.  Mario...
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Mario Balotelli hilariously SLAMMED by former Liverpool

Former Liverpool midfielder Jimmy Case has described misfiring striker Mario Balotelli as a “waste of space,” according to a story in the Daily Mirror today. “He is not a team player,” Case said according to BBC Radio Merseyside. This comes a day after Balotelli missed a wide open net (watch the video here) and got hilariously ripped apart by Liverpool fans on Twitter.  Mario...
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Matteo Darmian is Man United’s latest transfer target

According to the Daily Express, Manchester United are planning a £15 million bid for Torino full-back Matteo Darmian. The Daily Mirror and the Daily Star picked up on this rumor as well. United Manager Louis van Gaal wants to sign the Italian back this January. Obviously, United’s primary needs are at defense. So who is Matteo Darmian and how exactly does he fit in? Originally...
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When is Teuvo Teravainen time for the Blackhawks?

It won’t be long until Chicago Blackhawks fans embrace #FreeTuevo.  The #18 overall pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, Tuevo Teravainen has loads of potential. Teravainen began the season at Rockford, and he’s got two assists in his first games this AHL season. Tuevo had two goals in five games with Rockford last season, and also played in three contests with the parent club in 2013...
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Will Fuller now charged with critical ND game-changing penalty

The controversial closing seconds offensive pass interference penalty, which negated a game-winning touchdown pass from Everett Golson to Corey Robinson has been charged to a different player. In ND’s 31-27 loss at Florida State last night, the second to last play featured an Irish touchdown waived off due to an infraction originally called on Notre Dame junior wide receiver C...
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Mike Ditka on the Seahawks trading Percy Harvin to the Jets

The Seahawks trading Percy Harvin to the New York Jets dominated discussion among the NFL punditocracy on Sunday morning. Harvin was the top trending topic of the day. Here’s what Mike Ditka and Cris Carter had to say about it on ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown. Ditka: “There’s nothing worse than a fractured locker room. I’m not sure I agree that they have the big loss here. With...
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Jets GM John Idzik ripped hilariously by Brandon Tierney

New York Jets GM John Idzik has certainly been a lightning rod for criticism lately. With the performance of the team that he built, he’s earned it. The Jets, as a whole, have been the laughingstock of the NFL punditocracy for the past month. Here’s a collection of some quips from this past Sunday alone. And Marshall Faulk’s dig at the Jets receiving corps may have trumped...
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Ronaldo not returning to Man United, Ancelotti confirms

There will be no Ronaldo homecoming to Old Trafford. Real Madrid Manager Carlo Ancelotti confirmed it today: *NEW STORY* Ronaldo '100% certain' not to rejoin Manchester United – Ancelotti: The Real Madrid coach is compl… http://t.co/i6twWMdj2Y — ManUnitedDaily (@ManUnitedDaily) October 20, 2014 Just in case that’s not enough certainty for you. Speaking to the Spanish...
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Man United news and notes: Di Maria, Van Gaal, Mata, Rooney

Lots of Man United news and notes to cover tonight, so let’s dive right in. -This is similar to Crossbar Challenge between Ander Herrera and Juan Mata. (check that out here) VIDEO: Four Reds take on the Facebook 60-yard challenge. See the full video here: http://t.co/UervQEYSC4 https://t.co/xvdVCIEE2v — Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 19, 2014 -Angel di Maria has been a...
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Louis van Gaal starting Man United title talk up

Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal is certainly saying a lot of bold and opinionated things lately. Even more so than usual. First he made a joke when asked to elaborate on his performance: “I am always great.” (full context and explanation here) Then LVG said it was stupid to ask everyone to evaluate him after three months. He regretted making that statement. And now,...
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Kyle Long rips Bears fans for booing, not making enough noise

Like I’ve always said booing is pointless, but you have a right to do it. Players and coaches have a right to complain about fans booing, and we as media have a right to ridicule them for doing so. Booing doesn’t accomplish anything, and helps no one. That said, Kyle Long and the rest of the Chicago Bears can be miffed if they want. Today, Long ripped Bears for booing the team...
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Brandon Marshall yelled at, called out Jay Cutler

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall is polarizing. He has a huge personality that attracts both fans and critics. Numerous sources say Marshall yelled at his teammates today and called them out. According to ESPN Chicago, Marshall called out QB Jay Cutler, with their source saying there “are some very selfish individuals in the locker room.” It was rumored that B Marsha...
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Liverpool’s signing of Mario Balotelli: total flop?

The gossip rags are all about Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli today. Some of the narratives conflict with one another. We’ll get to that in a minute.  First let’s get Super Mario’s thoughts on pre-match sex. Someone told me recently that I had apparently said that if I have sex three or four hours before a game, it is working for me on the pitch. Trust me, if I am having...
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VIDEO: Mario Balotelli badly misses open goal, RIPPED by LFC fans

Mario Balotelli moved to Liverpool towards the end of this summer transfer window, and he has scored just first one goal as a member of The Reds. Only the one scoring strike in 9 games and close to 700 minutes of club and country competition. It came in Champions League and he is still yet to score in league play. And then this happened today: Demarkesports’s post on Vine Wide...
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Tottenham Hotspur transfer rumors: Berahino, Eriksen, Veljkovic, Okazaki

It’s Sunday which means it’s time to talk Tottenham Hotspur transfer rumors. Obviously, Spurs supporters are not interested in talking about the embarrassing 4-1 loss to Manchester City yesterday. So, let’s dive right in, shall we. -From the Daily Mail on Sunday, Tottenham will have to pay close to £30m if they are to prise striker Saido Berahino from West Brom in January...
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Man United news and notes: Blind, Shaw, Van Gaal

Still another day until the match versus West Brom, so today we talk Man United news and notes. Here’s the latest collection of news items from across the internet that the footy community has been talking about; during the past 12 hours or so. -From the Sunday Sun, Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind says his world has gone “crazy” since moving to Old Trafford. Blind...
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Arsenal transfer rumors: Brozovic, Mings, Khedira, Hummels, Rabiot

It’s Sunday, which means it’s time to talk Arsenal transfer rumors. This is the day when Premier League rumors and gossip are at their best. So let’s get this party started. Arsenal are tracking the progress of 21-year-old Ipswich defender Tyrone Mings, says the Sunday Express The next three Arsenal transfer rumors originate from The Daily Mail on Sunday. Yes Sami Khedira...
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Former Blackhawks D Brent Sopel keeps dream alive in Chicago

Courtesy of the Chicago Wolves Brent Sopel is playing hockey again in Chicago. It isn’t with the obvious team, either. The Calgary, Alberta native officially signed with the Chicago Wolves on October 10, and has played in each of the team’s first four games. After a three year stint in the Kontinental Hockey League, Sopel decided it was time to return to North America. The 37...
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Phil Simms: 4 commentators who are much worse

Every Thursday night and Sunday afternoon Twitter lights up with NFL fans ripping Phil Simms. I actually find Simms to be quite entertaining and articulate. I do enjoy his work. I do understand the Phil Simms backlash though. He is part of CBS’ A-team of announcers. And he’s got an acerbic personality. However, there are plenty of announcers who are much worse than Phil Simms...
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Jay Cutler Don’t Care Awards: ESPN, FOX, NBC, CBS, CSN

Welcome to what may or may not be the final edition of “The Cuttys,” or the Jay Cutler DON’T CARE awards. They honor, as one Facebook commenter put it: “all the non-news that’s fit to delete.” Or more literally:  “terrible attempts at creating news, that I instantly deleted upon seeing it in my inbox.” All media members receive dozens of press releases and story...
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Everett Golson is a Heisman candidate; in 2015

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson had a Heisman Trophy moment tonight…called back due to a C.J. Prosise offensive pass interference penalty. It would have complemented the true Heisman moment he had closing out the win over Stanford. However, tonight, and the Stanford game are negated by the Syracuse and North Carolina contests. Both of those were the best of times. They were...
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