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Dave Roberts won't scapegoat anyone for Dodgers' losing

Dave Roberts is standing up for all of his players and won’t let any of them be singled out amid the Dodgers’ struggles.On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager said he wouldn’t blame any individual for the team’s recent 11-game losing streak. Curtis Granderson is one player many fans have pointed to as part of the reason for the team’s skid. He’s batting just 8-for-72 (.111)...
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September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Snoop Dogg's son wants to work for Big Baller Brand

If LaVar Ball ever needs help designing new shoes for Big Baller Brand, he can look no further than the son of famous rapper Snoop Dogg.After enrolling at UCLA with the intention of playing football, Cordell Broadus has since turned his attention to the world of fashion. From afar, Broadus appears to be a fan of what LaVar Ball is doing with his Big Baller Brand and even offered...
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September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz denies having issues with Doug Pederson

Jim Schwartz on Tuesday defended his relationship with Doug Pederson and denied having issues with the head coach.Schwartz is in his second season as the Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive coordinator, while Pederson is in his second season as Philly’s head coach. A Philly.com article by Jeff McLane last week seemed to suggest many believe Schwartz is trying to usurp Pederson as head...
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September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Colts sign RB Matt Jones after cutting him three days ago

Matt Jones is once again a member of the Colts after being released by the team less than a week ago.After being released by the Redskins earlier this month, Jones was claimed off of waivers by the Colts on September 3. Last Saturday, Indianapolis announced they had waived the 24-year-old running back. On Tuesday, Jones was once a Colt once more. The move caps a whirlwind couple...
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September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

CJ McCollum wants to turn tables on journalists

C.J. McCollum wants to turn the tables on reporters and start ranking them the way they do with players.McCollum, the Portland Trail Blazers guard, sent a tweet about the matter on Tuesday evening.“We need to start ranking these weak a– journalist. With descriptions of their strengths, weaknesses and ability to make up “sources”,” McCollum wrote on Twitter, though his tweet was edited...
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September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Texans place TE C.J. Fiedorowicz on IR after latest concussion

The Houston Texans on Tuesday placed tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz on injured reserve after his latest concussion.Fiedorowicz, who was signed to an extension before the season began, sustained a concussion in the Texans’ loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars last weekend. That followed a concussion he also had late in training camp.Fiedorowicz was a third-round pick out of Iowa in 2014 and...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Danny Woodhead could be out 4-6 weeks with hamstring injury

Danny Woodhead could be out 4-6 weeks after injuring his hamstring in the Baltimore Ravens’ season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport shares the injury news about Woodhead. Woodhead injured his hamstring on the team’s opening drive, though he had four catches and one rush attempt prior to leaving the game. Buck Allen and Terrance West handled...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Clemson's Austin Bryant has curious quote about facing Lamar Jackson

Austin Bryant isn’t too worried about facing Lamar Jackson and Louisville.On Monday, the Clemson defensive end had a curious quote about his team’s upcoming matchup this weekend against the reigning Heisman winner.“[Lamar is] a special talent,” said Bryant, per Matt Connolly of The State. “He’s got a different gear. He’s strong, he’s fast. So it’s going to present us a great challenge...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee got tattoo of Larry O’Brien Trophy

JaVale McGee is an NBA champion, and now he’s making sure that no one ever forgets it.The Golden State Warriors big man got a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien Trophy on his forearm and showed it off to Instagram on Tuesday, tagging all of his 2017 title-winning Dubs teammates in the post. It’s ink well-earned as McGee rejuvenated his career with the Warriors last season, proving to be...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant unloads on haters with latest shoe

Kevin Durant had some very cruel insults thrown his way when he decided to leave Oklahoma City and sign with the Golden State Warriors, and it’s safe to say the NBA Finals MVP is not taking the high road with his latest sneaker release.On Tuesday, some photos of the new KD 10 shoes from Nike made their way around the internet. At first glance, it looks like the kicks just pay homage...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

ESPN calls Jemele Hill's anti-Donald Trump rant 'inappropriate'

Longtime ESPN journalist and on-air talent Jemele Hill fired off some tweets on Monday accusing Donald Trump of being a white supremacist, and the network has since released a statement distancing itself from Hill’s remarks.Hill, who has often used her Twitter account to address issues with social inequality, started by unloading on Kid Rock for being racist. She then called Trump...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Hue Jackson: DeShone Kizer ‘gives us hope’

Hue Jackson is casting his vote of confidence for his rookie QB after Week 1.Addressing the media on Monday, the Cleveland Browns head coach praised DeShone Kizer for his performance in the season-opener against Pittsburgh.“This young man gives us hope,” said Jackson, per Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal. “He gives you an opportunity to make plays. When I looked up, the game...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan takes issue with Sports Illustrated player ranking once again

There’s no offseason tradition quite like DeMar DeRozan feeling disrespected by his annual Sports Illustrated player ranking.The Toronto Raptors shooting guard was revealed on Tuesday to be ranked No. 36 in SI’s yearly list of the top 100 players in the NBA. Shortly thereafter, DeRozan sent this tweet, indicating the ranking didn’t quite sit well with him: At least it’s an improvement...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers will retire both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers

How good of a career did Kobe Bryant have with the Los Angeles Lakers? Let’s just say the man wore two different jersey numbers, and both of them will be off-limits to future players who wear the purple and gold.The Lakers are planning to hold a ceremony for Bryant on Dec. 18 before they play the Golden State Warriors, and ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports that both Bryant’s No. 8...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

John Ross on track to play in Week 2?

Cincinnati Bengals first-round draft pick John Ross missed Week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens, and the team could have used his blazing speed in a game in which it was shut out. Assuming Ross doesn’t suffer any setbacks this week, he should be available on Thursday night.Ross hurt his knee in Cincinnati’s final preseason game and was held out on Sunday. However, he was listed as...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Browner arrested for making criminal threats

Former NFL defensive back Brandon Browner was reportedly arrested in Los Angeles Monday night and charged with making criminal threats, which is a felony in the state of California.According to TMZ, Browner is accused of making criminal threats against a woman. He was taken into custody on Monday evening and released at around 11 p.m. after posting $50,000 bail.Browner, an undrafted...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Cardinals will reportedly re-sign Chris Johnson

The Arizona Cardinals are preparing for life without star running back David Johnson, and they are expected to bring back a familiar face to help fill out their backfield.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Cardinals plan to re-sign Chris Johnson. Johnson, who will turn 32 later this month, spent the last two seasons in Arizona before being cut this year. He played in...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: David Johnson to undergo wrist surgery, be placed on IR

David Johnson got some bad news regarding his injured wrist on Monday, and the Arizona Cardinals running back will now miss at least half of the regular season.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Johnson will need surgery. The Cardinals are placing him on injured reserve, which means Johnson has to miss at least eight weeks. An initial report on Sunday said Johnson suffered only a...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Peterson wanted to ‘run the ball up their donkey’ against Vikes

Adrian Peterson was shown on the sideline Monday night involved in what many speculated was a heated discussion with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, but the star running back insists that was not the case.Peterson, who got just four carries in the first half against the Minnesota Vikings, told reporters after the game that there was “no conflict” with Payton. He later added...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Diggs will take a head shot over a low hit ‘any day of the week’

New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro will almost certainly be forced to pay a fine for an illegal hit he threw in Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, but the man on the receiving end of the blow is in no way upset about it.In fact, Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs is glad Vaccaro hit him high instead of going low.“I’ll take a head shot any day of the week,” Diggs...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Abdusalamov wins $22M settlement after fight left him paralyzed

It has been nearly four years since Magomed Abdusalamov suffered brain damage in a boxing match at Madison Square Garden, and the former fighter remains paralyzed on one side of his body and unable to walk. On Friday, Abdusalamov and his family received a $22 million settlement from the state of New York.Abdusalamov’s family had filed a lawsuit alleging recklessness, gross negligence...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s jersey(s) in December

You knew it was only a matter of time before the Los Angeles Lakers held a ceremony honoring the Hall of Fame career of Kobe Bryant, and it would appear an official date has been set.The Lakers sent a letter to season ticket holders this summer encouraging them to “hold on to your tickets for the game on Dec. 18" because the team will be holding a “special event” that night. According...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Pac-12 admits mistake in missed targeting call on UCLA LB

The Pac-12 on Monday admitted an error in a missed targeting call during Saturday’s UCLA-Hawaii game.UCLA linebacker Kenny Young was injured after being leveled by Hawaii’s Metuisela Unga in the first quarter: Unga was not called for a penalty on the play despite clearly targeting Young with the hit to the head.Pac-12 VP of Officiating David Coleman later came on TV and said the...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Jim Mora hilariously drops S-bomb on live TV

Jim Mora is still providing us with incredible television clips, more than 15 years after his legendary “playoffs” rant.Mora, a former head coach of the New Orleans Saints, is now providing commentary for WDSU after Saints games. He was on an outdoor set with two others to provide some analysis following the Saints’ loss to the Vikings on Monday night when the great clip occurred...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Charles Oakley planning to sue over MSG incident

Charles Oakley is planning to file a civil lawsuit in response to his highly-publicized incident at Madison Square Garden in February, according to a report.Oakley, a beloved former New York Knicks player, attended a Knicks-Clippers game on Feb. 8 at MSG and ended up arrested. TV cameras showed him getting physical with security guards who physically removed him from his seat.Oakley...
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September 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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