Tony Parker: My injury was ‘hundred times worse’ than Kawhi’s

Tony Parker seemingly took a shot at San Antonio Spurs teammate Kawhi Leonard when discussing his own quadriceps injury.Parker suffered a rupture of his left quadriceps tendon during last year’s playoffs, which caused the Spurs point guard to miss the start of this season, having only returned to action in late November. Leonard, meanwhile, has been limited to only nine games this...
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Martellus Bennett retires from NFL after 10 seasons

After a solid 10-year NFL career, Super Bowl winning tight end Martellus Bennett has decided to retire his cleats. The former Dallas Cowboys second-round pick announced on Twitter Friday evening that he has decided to step away from the game. Bennett, 31, played for the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots last season. Though, his season ended on injured reserve after he was...
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Steven Wright expected to receive 15-game suspension

Red Sox righty Steven Wright is expected to be suspended for 15 games under the MLB-MLBPA Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy, according to a report from Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston. It is believed that Wright will decline to appeal the suspension, Drellich adds.The suspension relates to a mid-December incident in Tennessee in which Wright was arrested...
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Derrius Guice pulls motorist from car after accident

Not all heroes wear capes. Some put on football helmets and uniforms to play a game for a living. Soon-to-be drafted former LSU running back Derrius Guice is the latest example of this.Guice took to Twitter on Friday to detail an accident that he witnessed in Baton Rouge. The story is about as harrowing as it gets. But Guice didn’t freeze. He put on his cape and acted.Here’s his...
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Cowboys reportedly intend to keep Bryant after Hurns signing

The reported signing of Allen Hurns on Friday raised more questions about Dez Bryant’s future with the Dallas Cowboys. By now it’s well known that his status on the team is tenuous after struggling over the past two seasons and with a cap hit of $16.5 million for the 2018 campaign.Now, according to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Hurns’ deal is so affordable that the...
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Aldon Smith reportedly arrested again, violated protective order

Just when it seemed like things could not get any worse for Aldon Smith, the former Oakland Raiders linebacker went and got himself arrested yet again.Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Smith turned himself in on Friday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest. The warrant stemmed from Smith allegedly violating a protective order that prohibited...
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Manziel ‘hopeful’ about NFL future after impressive workout

Johnny Manziel continues to make inroads at resurrecting his NFL career with the latest accomplishment being an impressive performance during a workout in front of team scouts Thursday during the University of San Diego’s pro day. In fact, the 25-year-old quarterback says his showing Thursday in front of a reported 13 team scouts leaves him “hopeful” that another shot at resuming...
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Chip Kelly’s agent made up report about offer from Tennessee

Right around the time when Tennessee went through its debacle with offering Greg Schiano its head coaching job and then rescinding, a report indicated the position had been offered to Chip Kelly. According to the Vols, that never happened — despite what Kelly’s camp wants us to believe.According to documents obtained by SEC Country through a public records request, former Tennessee...
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Nationals considering Bryce Harper in the leadoff spot

Bryce Harper is coming off another monster season for the Washington Nationals. And while it would be normal to see his name second or third in the lineup, manager Dave Martinez has another idea. In fact, there’s a chance Harper bats leadoff this season.“Maybe. We’ll talk about it, play with it. Before I do it, I’ll definitely have a conversation with him.”But for what it’s worth...
Via The Sports Post
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John Calipari opens up about Kentucky’s Sweet 16 loss

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari took to Twitter Friday morning to weigh in on a season that ended with a 61–58 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats in Thursday’s Sweet 16 showdown. While Kentucky’s overall season was an up-and-down affair, the Wildcats seemed to be hitting their stride heading into the NCAA Tournament. However, it was all for naught as the No. 5 Kentucky...
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Aaron Judge on batting leadoff in Friday’s game: ‘It’s no big deal’

Aaron Judge on Friday will bat leadoff in a game for the first time since high school when the New York Yankees face the Boston Red Sox in spring training action. And the slugger downplayed any added significance to such a substantial change to where he’s penciled in on the Yankees’ lineup. “It doesn’t change at all,” Judge said Friday when asked if the leadoff role lends to changing...
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