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New York Mets continue sale with Granderson, Rivera

The New York Mets have continued their August fire sale. Since the waiver wire deadline passed, nearly all of the remaining one year contracts have been shipped to other teams. The next two veterans to see themselves leaving the Big Apple are Curtis Granderson and Rene Rivera. It was expected that Sandy Alderson would move Granderson, but less likely for Rivera. The heavy lifting...
Via isportsweb.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deonte Thompson showcases blazing speed in producing Kick Six

Bears receiver Deonte Thompson played in 16 regular-season NFL games for the first time in his career last year, and he’s looking to build on that heading into the upcoming campaign.And judging by what he did in Saturday’s preseason game against the Cardinals, he’s already off to a great start.Thompson came out on special teams with no time remaining in the first half, when...
Via The Sports Daily
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Sunday Notes: Kansas City’s Whit Merrifield is Playing to Win

It’s almost always a cliche when a player says he’s out there to help his team win. When Whit Merrifield utters the phrase, the meaning is more nuanced. The 28-year-old Kansas City Royals outfielder attributes much of his late-bloomer success to an approach that didn’t seem plausible when he was a prospect. After six-plus seasons in the minors, Merrifield is flowering in the...
Via Fangraphs
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LeBron James, Drake and others set to attend Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

The upcoming super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas fixes to have many famous athletes and celebrities in attendance.Mark Wahlberg, Jamie Foxx and Charlize Theron are all rumored to be there, and now we’re learning that a few major stars will be there as well.Both LeBron James and Drake are set to attend the fight, as well...
Via The Sports Daily
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Cavaliers fans send message to LeBron James with ‘Stay Home’ shirts and hats (PHOTOS)

Cavaliers fans are doing whatever they can to keep LeBron James in Cleveland for years to come.With the rumors swirling about James possibly leaving for Los Angeles after the 2017-18 season, fans want to give him plenty of reason to “stay home,” literally.And by that, we mean there are now “stay home” shirts and hats on sale in stores, for fans to purchase. It would be interesting...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fugget about it: Christian Hackenberg isn't ready for the big stage

The New York Jets wanted to see what Christian Hackenberg could do as the starter Saturday night in Detroit against the Lions. It was the first time he’d ever been given the opportunity to start after spending his first season inactive. Let’s just say, it wasn’t pretty.In fact, Hackenberg’s performance can only be described as one of those slow-motion disasters you can...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Can the Sacramento Kings become the world’s team in the near future?

Do the Sacramento Kings have enough talent to become the world's team in the near future? Join the conversation RIGHT NOW! If you enjoyed this video, share it with your fellow NBA fans. ► Read the full story here: http://cowbellkingdom.com/can-the-sacramento-kings-become-the-worlds-team-in-the-near-future/ ► Jay Cruz produced the beat used in this video. Follow his music career...
Via Cowbell Kingdom
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Christian Hackenberg getting destroyed by Cornelius Washington

Christian Hackenberg got an early wake-up call Saturday night as the New York Jets played against the Detroit Lions. Cornelius Washington came off the edge unblocked, and Hackenberg never saw him before he was absolutely blown up. Thankfully the young quarterback was okay, because that hit could have done some serious damage. In fact, some wondered if he was still alive after being...
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Nick Saban has the Nick Sabaniest take on the eclipse

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, like most of us in America, has heard there will be a full lunar eclipse happening on Monday.But while many Americans are excited about this rare opportunity to do some celestial gawking, Saban has a slightly different take on the matter.“I watch the Weather Channel every day,” Saban said after Saturday’s scrimmage in Bryant-Denny Stadium...
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WATCH: Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant own Indy's D for easy score

Dallas Cowboys teammates Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant showed some early chemistry on the first drive of the game Saturday night in Dallas.On the first offensive play of the game, Prescott found Bryant for an easy 23-yard gain. Prescott looked to the left, pulling the safeties and linebackers that way while Bryant got open on the right side. Prescott quickly turned back and fired a...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: DeShone Kizer could still win Browns’ starting QB job

It sounds like Brock Osweiler is leading the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback race, but he could still be usurped by a rookie competitor.According to Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com, DeShone Kizer is still very much in the mix to start on opening weekend in large part because of his exceptional physical tools.Kizer has been very impressive in practice, making throws that have the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Blake Bortles staying away from social media, news to stay focused

Blake Bortles might not be the starting quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars for much longer after two lackluster preseason performances.After Bortles put up a stinker of a show in the team’s second preseason game Thursday night, head coach Doug Marrone made it clear the position is wide open.“[The QB position] is right up there for grabs, and either person can take it,...
Via Sportsnaut
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Jeffrey Loria says ‘no sadness’ about selling Marlins

Jeffrey Loria is in the process of selling the Miami Marlins, the team he has owned for the last 15 years.As Loria prepares to turn his team over to a group led by Derek Jeter, he says he has no sadness over losing his team. Though Loria did not give reasons for why he is selling the team, other explanations have been provided in the past. The Miami Herald previously reported that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Aroldis Chapman removed as Yankees closer

Aroldis Chapman has been removed as the New York Yankees’ closer.Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Chapman is out as closer but will be used in other roles to see if that helps the southpaw improve. The move appeared imminent. After Chapman fared poorly against the Red Sox on Friday night, Girardi refused to commit to the reliever as the team’s closer. Now he has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Ric Flair awake, communicating after surgery

The news on wrestling legend Ric Flair is good.Flair’s rep told TMZ Sports that the wrestler, who had been in a medically-induced coma, is “awake, communicating, and progressing.”While the news is good, Flair still has “complications” and has a ways to go in his recovery, but the overall news is good for the wrestling icon. His family has said the wrestler is being treated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillip Dorsett reportedly on trading block

The Indianapolis Colts may be trying to erase another one of former general manager Ryan Grigson’s lasting marks on the franchise.In an appearance Saturday on “The Rich Eisen Show,” Mike Lombardi of The Ringer reported that Colts wide receiver Phillip Dorsett is available for trade.The 24-year-old Dorsett was drafted in the first round by Grigson just two years ago, ahead of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Veteran Giants OL Michael Bowie charged for assaulting girlfriend

The New York Giants will be traveling to Cleveland for their preseason game without veteran offensive lineman Michael Bowie, who has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and battery involving his girlfriend. The Giants released a short statement right after this news broke Saturday. Originally a seventh-round pick out of Northwestern State in 2013, Bowie started eight games...
Via Sportsnaut
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Paxton Lynch spotted at In-N-Out before 49ers game

What does Paxton Lynch do before an NFL game in California? Like many Californians, he takes a simple trip to In-N-Out burger for a pregame meal. The Denver Broncos have been in California for the week, scrimmaging against the San Francisco 49ers in advance of Saturday’s preseason game. It’s been an eventful week for the two teams, that has included fights during the scrimmages...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Noah Syndergaard posts Twitter tribute to all his traded teammates

Noah Syndergaard is pouring one out on social media for his fallen comrades.The New York Mets right-hander took to Twitter on Friday to post a tribute to his now-former teammates Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, and Neil Walker, all of whom were traded away in the last few weeks. Syndergaard also threw in some Napoleon Dynamite GIF action for good measure. Rest assured,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paxton Lynch 'turned the corner this week'

All throughout the offseason and into training camp, Trevor Siemian has maintained a lead over Paxton Lynch in their quarterback competition.However, according to Troy E. Renck of ABC 7 in Denver, the second-year quarterback is starting to come on strong.“After falling behind in the competition in the days leading up to the preseason opener at Chicago, and failing to do much against...
Via Sportsnaut
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MLB umpires wearing white wristbands to protest ‘escalating attacks’

Major League umpires are making a statement against the commissioner’s office by wearing white wristbands during games.According to a statement issued by the World Umpires Association, the issue stems from the league’s response to recent criticism from Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. Kinsler criticized umpire Angel Hernandez harshly but was only fined for his public...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Cassel trucks a Panthers linebacker

Tennessee Titans backup quarterback Matt Cassel wasn’t holding anything back on Saturday against the Carolina Panthers.This is something a Panthers linebacker found out firsthand after Cassel trucked him in the open field. Normally, you’d expect a quarterback, especially a veteran who has a lot of years on him, to just slide here. That wasn’t even on Cassel’s radar. He lowered...
Via Sportsnaut
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WATCH: Christian McCaffrey scores first NFL touchdown on 17-yard run

Carolina Panthers rookie running back Christian McCaffrey, who turned heads throughout training camp, has scored his first NFL touchdown.While it won’t go down in the official record books, being that this is an exhibition game, McCaffrey’s first score was a thing of beauty. From 17 yards out against the Tennessee Titans, he ran a counter play perfectly and turned the corner...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis has funny trash talk for Knicks teammate before EuroBasket game

New York Knicks teammates Kristaps Porzingis and Mindaugas Kuzminskas will be lining up on opposite sides at EuroBasket this summer, and Porzingis, for one, is relishing the moment.Ahead of a meeting Saturday between Porzingis’ Latvia and Kuzminskas’ Lithuania in a pre-tournament prep game, KP posted this funny trash talk for King Kuz on his Instagram Story, per Tommy Beer of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA head says Roger Goodell ‘lied’ about drafting new personal conduct policy

Relations between the NFL and NFLPA are toxic right now, and NFLPA director DeMaurice Smith’s latest comments are likely to further increase tensions.In a taped interview for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel set to air Tuesday, Smith outright accused commissioner Roger Goodell of lying about crafting a new personal conduct policy with union input.“When Roger Goodell can...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss
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