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Belichick rips Wes Welker’s hit on Aqib Talib

Wes Welker leveled New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib in Sunday’s AFC Championship game. After that hit by Welker the Patriots were unable to stop the Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning. On Monday Patriots head coach Bill Belichick did not hide his thoughts on the hit by Welker. “It is a deliberate play by the receiver to take out Aqib,” Belichick said Monday...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch still debating Indy 500 attempt

Kurt Busch is still considering a run in the Indianapolis 500. Busch would become the first driver to compete in both Memorial Day races, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600, since Robby Gordon in 2004. While Busch says sponsorship is not an issue he is concerned about testing time adding that his age could make future attempts at the event difficult. “Testing, we still would probably...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night RAW PREVIEW for Jan 20, 2014 Batista returns

WWE Monday Night RAW will be live from Dayton, Ohio tonight January 20, 2014. The event will air live on USA beginning at 8 pm ET. This is the final Monday Night RAW before the Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View and promises the return of Batista. We can expect The Animal to make his return and cut a lengthy promo. Batista is already entered into the Royal Rumble and we can expect the WWE...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richard Sherman gives bizarre post game interview about Michael Crabtree

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers to earn a birth in the Super Bowl thanks to a tipped ball by cornerback Richard Sherman which was then picked off by Malcolm Smith. After the play Sherman tapped Crabtree on the rear end prompting some shoving by the wide receiver. And after the game Sherman was more then willing to give his thoughts on the situation to sideline...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson fumbles on first play, spots 49ers a field goal (GIF)

The Seattle Seahawks wanted to get quarterback Russell Wilson going early in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. Of course the 49ers and Aldon Smith knew that as well and the first play of the game resulted in a fumble which was recovered by the 49ers. The 49ers could only muster a field goal on the drive but took an early 3-0 lead.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Traffic signs show support for Seahawks

There is no shortage of support for the Seahawks in the city of Seattle. Support for the Seahawks has spread to traffic signs which are now displaying their support for the home team. via King 5 on twitter The Seahawks are a 3.5 point favorite against the San Francisco 49ers. The two teams have met twice already this season with each winning once.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib questionable to return after being hit by Wes Welker

New England Patriots cornebrack Aqib Talib is questionable to return to Sunday’s AFC Playoff game against the Denver Broncos. Talib was hit by Wes Welker in the second quarter of the AFC Championship game. He later went to the locker room but returned. Sideline reporters list him as questionable with a rub injury. That will do him no favors from fans who remember him leaving last...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie sent to sideline after being hit by Julian Edelman

Denver Broncos Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had his bell run in Sunday’s AFC Championship game. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman flattened Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie late in the first quarter sending the cornerback to the turf and then the sidelines. The status of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is unknown at this time.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell to sit outside during Super Bowl

The Super Bowl will be outside this year and fans at MetLife Stadium are not the only ones who will be braving the elements. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will join fans by sitting outside for the game according to sources of ESPN. Goodell is said to enjoy cold weather games and has previously sat with fans in the past. The temperature of the Super Bowl which is scheduled for Feb...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Browns willing to trade up for Johnny Manziel

l, The Cleveland Browns do not have a head coach or any coordinators but already there is a report from CBS Sports that the team is interested in trading up for quarterback Johnny Manziel. In an article which centered about the Browns coaching search, Jason La Canfora said that the Browns were willing to trade up to nab Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. The Browns have few...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals showing interest in Grant Balfour

getty images The Washington Nationals are reportedly showing interest in relief pitcher Grant Balfour. Already the Nationals have Rafael Soriano as their closer but Ken Rosenthal notes that they can avoid his $14 million option for 2015 by having him finish less then 62 games this coming season. Adding Balfour would aide in that plan and give the Nationals another closer option for...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McCown planning to continue career

Josh McCown is planning to continue his NFC career in 2014. McCown, 35,   mpending free agent Josh McCown plans to continue his playing career in 2014. McCown filled in for an injured Jay Cutler appearing in eight games this season. At times the Bears offense functioned as good or better with McCown under center. Bears free-agent-to-be QB Josh McCown, who some thought could retire...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenbrell Thompkins inactive for AFC Championship game

The New England Patriots will be without wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins for their AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos. Thompkins is out after suffering a concussion in last week’s week over the Indianapolis Colts. The Patriots will have Aaron Dobson for this game. Dobson will handle X receiver duties. Other inactives for the Patriots are  DL Isaac Sopoaga, CB Justin...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Cook wants to continue career

Aaron Cook is looking to continue his baseball career. The Boston Globe reports that Cook is healthy now and ready to pitch again. Last season Cook, 34, appeared in just eight games at the Triple-A level last season before sitting down with a tired arm. Cook struggled during his stint with Colorado Springs going 0-5 with a 8.15 ERA and a 1.90 WHIP. Cook has pitched parts of 11 seasons...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins hid Davone Bess’ issues before trading him to Browns

The Miami Dolphins did not inform the Cleveland Browns about Davone Bess’ instability before trading him during draft weekend in 2013 according to a report from the Miami Herald. While the idea of trading players and not informing the receiving club of issues is not new, it continues to add to the poor reputation of former Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and extends to the...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Sharper facing sexual assault in Lousiana

Shortly after reports began to circulate that Darren Sharper was arrested for rape in California, another circulated that he sexually assaulted a woman in Louisiana. According to WDSU, a case against Sharper in Louisiana is open and active and thus no details could be provided. The news station later reported that an incident took place at a private residence. Sharper has been serving...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

View Caroline Wozniacki’s “golf ball sized” engagement ring

getty images Considering that Carolina Wozniacki is a tennis star and her fiance Rory McIlroy is of golf fame it was safe to assume that the engagement ring would be large. Who would have guessed the diamond on Wozniacki’s engagement ring would be the size of a golf ball. McIroy acknowledged that 2013 was not the best year for him on the golf course but says that it was a great...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks and Flames open game with brawl resulting in 142 penalty minutes

On Saturday night the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks wasted little time before getting into a full on brawl. The result of the brawl which started two seconds after puck drop was several penalties which resulted in 142 penalty minutes. As if that was not enough, Canucks coach John Tortorella tried to get into the Flames locker room between periods.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake impersonates Alex Rodriguez on SNL

During the opening segment of Saturday Night Live, Drake took on Alex Rodriguez. To start the segment Drake accused “Piers Morgan” of lying and then summed it up as an reflex. To sum it all up Drake blamed the entire incident on auto-correct.
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Joyce adds 20 pounds, hopes for power uptick

Matt Joyce will enter Tampa Bay Rays camp with roughly 20 pounds of added muscle. Joyce, 29, is hoping that the increased weight will lead to an increase in power numbers and allow him to be stronger during the season reports the Tampa Bay Times. Last season Joyce hit 14 home runs by mid-June but just four after. Currently he’s expected to be the everyday DH for the Rays. The Rays...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC Championship Seahawks vs. 49ers: Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

On Sunday the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers meet in the NFC Championship game. This is the third meeting of these two teams with each winning once in the previous two meetings. While the first two meetings were highly anticipated this one has the prize of a Super Bowl trip for the winner. Coverage of the NFC Championship game between the Seahawks and 49ers will air on...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Metrodome gets deflated one last time (Video)

via Minnesota Vikings It took just 35 minutes for decades of the Metrodome to go away. On Saturday the famed dome stadium was deflated for the final time. There was no explosion just the turning off of fans which provided the air to keep the supports to the roof. Hard to believe that the place that once homed the Vikings, Twins and Timberwolves all at the same time is now gone....
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Paul George with 360 Windmill dunk

During the Indiana Pacers 106-92 drumming of the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, Paul George hit a ridiculous 360-degree windmill dunk. With no one around and the Pacers comfortably ahead George pulled out this impressive dunk which has all the makings of dunk of the year. What do you think? How does it stack up against others? George finished with a game-high 36 points (on 12...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots punter Ryan Allen listed as questionable

The New England Patriots have tagged punter Ray Allen as questionable ahead of Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos. Allen injured his shoulder in last weeks win over the Indianapolis Colts but returned to practice this week on a limited basis. All signs point to Allen kicking the ball this week against the Broncos since the Patriots did not add another punter...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Arnold Schwarzenegger being paid $3 million to drink Bud Light in Super Bowl commerical

Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in a new Bud Light commercial during the Super Bowl. He will also earn a reported $3 million to drink the beer. “With the largest television audience of the year, it’s an unprecedented opportunity and we make the most of it,” Paul Chibe, Anheuser-Busch’s vice president of U.S. marketing in a news release. Super Bowl commercials are costing...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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