Jason Whitlock is a Williams Sisters Truther

It seems as if Jason Whitlock’s vendetta against Serena Williams is rearing its ugly head again. As the sisters meet in the Round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday, Whitlock decided to raise the issue on Friday’s Pardon the Interruption that their father, Richard will determine the outcome of the match with Serena winning easily. In fact, he used the word “cakewalk.” You can watch...
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Farewell Big Dawg: Pacers dump Hibbert on Lakers

In somewhat bittersweet news, the Indiana Pacers have reached an agreement to ship out-of-favor center Roy Hibbert to the Los Angeles Lakers for what has been reported to be cash and an unspecified second round pick. The details are still being worked out as the trade won’t be finalized until after July 9, when the NBA’s moratorium is lifted, but essentially the deal is a salary...
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Video: This Nebraska Football Hype Video Will Have Huskers’ Fans Ready To Run Through A Wall

Are you ready for the upcoming football season, Nebraska fans?  You will be after watching this.  Check out this awesome hype video for the 2015 season created by a Huskers’ fan. It’s pretty great. 
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7 More Plays To Get You Fired Up for College Football

The most popular topic of conversation at the Johnson family Fourth of July picnic was college football. As soon as the hot dogs went on the grill, we got into a spirited discussion about who was going to win the College Football Playoff and which teams were going to win their respective conferences. After having this debate, the first thought that popped into my mind was, “I really...
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Weekend Wonderings: The James, This Week, FIFA, Misc Stuff

Welcome to this week’s  Independence Day edition of Weekend Wonderings. Here we are, it’s already July and hopefully you’re getting together with family and friends the holiday weekend. We’ll get into the James, this week in WWI, FIFA Women’s World Cup and other “stuff”.  For mood music here is permanent musical accompaniment by Maroon 5. Grab whatever beverage...
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The Angels nearly traded for Ben Revere

The Angels need offense, and they very nearly got some offense earlier this season in the form of…Ben Revere. Yeah, *that* Ben Revere. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has the brief details. 1. Trevor Gott, RHP, Angels — A few weeks ago the Phillies thought they had a deal with the Angels that would have sent Ben Revere west for Gott, who was then in Double A. The Angels pulled...
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Chris Flexen and the post 2011 bonus babies of the Mets

What do Chris Flexen, Erik Manoah and Corey Oswalt have in commons? They all started games for minor league affiliates of the Mets on Saturday. And they all are pitchers taken in the seventh round or later that the Mets gave overslot bonuses to since MLB instituted the system for the 2012 Draft. For those not entirely clear on the process, prior to 2012 MLB had slot “recommendations”...
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Former King Isaiah Thomas Trolls Sacramento After Rajon Rondo Signing

Isaiah Thomas has been there before. The Boston Celtics point guard was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2011, but their breakup wasn’t exactly amicable. So when the Kings reportedly inked former Celtic Rajon Rondo to a one-year, $9.5 million contract Friday, leaving starting point guard Darren Collison in the dust, Thomas took a jab at the team on Twitter. @aaronbruski lol...
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Albert Pujols fouls ball off his own head (Video)

Albert Pujols fouled a ball off his own head, knocking his helmet off, during the second inning of Saturday's Los Angeles Angels game against Texas. Pujols was able to laugh about it because the ball hit him in the helmet instead of in the face. Pujols struck out to finish the at-bat, but hit a double later in the game for 2 RBI as the Angels blew out the Rangers 13-0.Video via...
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Cody Anderson proves himself for the Cleveland Indians

It’s safe to say that the Cleveland Indians has found a fifth man for the starting rotation in Cody Anderson. The rookie has dazzled both fans and coaches alike in Cleveland, having another solid performance on the mound yesterday against the Pittsburgh Pirates despite the loss. Anderson went eight innings only allowing one run on six hits against one of the best teams the National...
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Denver Broncos position breakdown, quarterback: Peyton Manning or bust

  For the fourth straight season, the Denver Broncos are set up to compete for a Super Bowl. But, offensively, it all rests on one man’s right shoulder: Peyton Manning. Look, it’s no surprise how key Manning is to the Broncos offense; he’s an all-time great, a sure-fire Hall of Famer at the most important position in all of football. Lose Manning to an injury and lose a shot...
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Blast From the Past: Fred Gibson

New series to fill out the rest of the offseason. Which is mercifully close to being over. Inspired by a Jerame Tuman name-drop on the last edition of The Terrible Podcast, and a “Forgottable Pirates” twitter account that I love, we’ll rattle off a few Pittsburgh Steelers that have fallen into the recesses of your mind. […] Blast From the Past: Fred Gibson is a post from...
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Bruce Arians: Ben Roethlisberger Is Like A Son To Me

It’s been several years since Bruce Arians “retired” from the Pittsburgh Steelers but the former offensive coordinator, now Arizona Cardinals head coach, still thinks quite a bit of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “He’s like a son to me,” Arians told Macon Telegraph reporter Hayes Rule at the Arians’ Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic charity function at Reynolds Plantation...
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Keisel Not Likely To Return

Steelers fans can probably forget about the suggestion I made last week regarding the possibility that Brett Keisel will be back in 2014. In spite of the fact that he has not filed his retirement paperwork, I’m told by a source with knowledge of the situation that while Keisel did begin rehab on his triceps injury in March, he has had subsequent surgery(s) and won’t be coming...
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HBO Glad To Have Mendenhall’s Expertise For “Ballers”

As an ex-NFL running back who’s been there and lived that lifestyle, former Steeler Rashard Mendenhall naturally makes an ideal fit in his current role as a staff writer on the new HBO series, “Ballers”, which features Dwayne Johnson, known by most as “The Rock” who portrays a retired football player-turned financial adviser to current […] HBO Glad To Have Mendenhall’s...
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Don’t Count Out Michael Fulmer

Steven Matz’s record setting debut had Met fans abuzz last weekend. Pre-game press stories hyping the event called Matz’s Citi Field ascendency ‘the final call up of the crop of Met ‘uber-pitching prospects,’ the last piece of Sandy Alderson’s Met pitching puzzle. Certainly, the highly touted cadre of young Met pitching prospects made being a Binghamton Met baseball...
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Joanna Jędrzejczyk Looking For Claudia Gadehla Rematch Next

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk successfully underwent surgery on a broken thumb in the past week and she’s now looking ahead to who her next opponent may be, and she already has someone in mind. Speaking on The MMA Hour show, Jędrzejczyk says she wants a rematch with Claudia Gadehla who she defeated by a controversial split decision ruling back in December of last...
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Orlando City Plan to Appeal Kaka Red Card

In Saturday night’s 1-1 draw in Sandy, Utah, Orlando City captain Kaka was shown a red card for what the referee deemed was violent conduct. According to Orlando Sentinel reporter Paul Tenorio, Orlando plans to appeal the red card. What goes in to the appeal process? It’s not as easy as you may think.  According to the league rules on appealing a red card, there is a lot that...
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Mets Are Willing To Overpay For Ben Zobrist

Updating this previous report that the Mets and Oakland A’s were discussing a deal for Ben Zobrist, comes a new report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. When Sandy Alderson recently stated he was willing to “overpay” for the right hitter to help his lineup, he was referring to Zobrist the Post reports. However, it now appears that the switch hitting Zobrist has now –...
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Rotation Shines as Fifth Starter Question Answered by Anderson

Indians rookie starting pitcher Cody Anderson has been welcomed into the rotation by his offensive teammates with the same lack of run support afflicting several of his new pitching teammates. It is not the only similarity for Anderson with his new staff cohorts, as he has been as locked in on the mound as the other four have been, not over the course of this last week, but for the...
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Steelers’ Offense Losing Security Blanket In Bell

Every Pittsburgh Steelers fan has an uneasy, though perhaps subconscious, feeling they’re carrying during the offseason. Having to face the unfortunate reality of being without Le’Veon Bell for the first three weeks of the regular season, pending appeal. He’ll look great in camp, bust off a big run in the preseason. You’ll cheer and then have […] Steelers’ Offense Losing...
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Green Bay Packers Still Have a Formidable Force in Peppers

The Green Bay Packers have been widely regarded as a draft-and-develop team under the managing of Ted Thompson. Prior to last season, the Packers strayed from that mentality when they signed veteran free agent Julius Peppers to a three-contract. The move was a curious one to say the least. Green Bay has made a point to not spend large amounts of money on other teams’ free agents...
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Ervin Santana set to rejoin the Twins

The Minnesota Twins can now rejoice as the team’s biggest acquisition can now rejoin the team. Pitcher Ervin Santana has served his debt to society and will make his season debut. Santana is coming off an 80-game suspension for testing positive for Stanozolol , a performance enhancing drug, in April right after the Twins signed him to a four year deal worth $55 million. This came...
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Oklahoma City Thunder: OKC sign Singler back for five years

Kyle Singler will be back in an OKC Uniform Small Forward Kyle Singler out of Duke University was signed this week by the Oklahoma City Thunder for a reported five-year $25 million contract. Singler was acquired by the Thunder in February of 2015 via a three-team trade that involved the Utah Jazz. In his rookie season in the NBA, Singler earned All-NBA Rookie Second Team honors...
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Dirt: Sheppard Shines in Independence 50 at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, OH (July 4, 2015) – Brandon Sheppard rocketed around the high-side to win the Independence 50 on Saturday Night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Sheppard is currently leading the Lucas Oil Products Rookie of the Year chase and becomes the first Rookie to win a Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event this season. Sheppard started seventh and made a late-race charge to the...
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