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  • Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will not play Saturday night against Clemson

    Florida State dropped some big news late Friday night. After originally stating that Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston would be suspended for the first half of Saturday night’s game against Clemson, the school announced via a statement from interim president Garnett Stokes and…

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  • Extraordinary day: Thiago Silva cut, Anthony Johnson suspended, Wanderlei Silva retires

    Two cases of domestic violence, an athlete holding a gun, allegations of drug use and an unhappy fighter ripping his organization highlighted the news that happened Friday in the UFC. Iconic light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva, one of the most popular fighters in mixed martial arts history, announced…

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  • Rex Chapman arrested for allegedly stealing $14,000 in merchandise from Arizona Apple Store

    Former NBA guard Rex Chapman, who played 12 seasons for four teams over a well-regarded career, was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing more than $14,000 in merchandise from a Scottsdale, Arizona Apple Store. According to area police, the 46-year-old Chapman stole the items over seven different…

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  • WWE releases two Developmental roster members

    Multiple sources are confirming that WWE has released two members of the NXT/Developmental roster today.  Neither had been featured prominently on television, but both had appeared. One of the releases is Kendall Skye (real name Kendra Smith), a

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  • Thiago Silva's ex-wife posts video of him allegedly high on cocaine and searching their house

    Thiago Silva's ex-wife posts video of him allegedly high on cocaine and searching their house While the court case against Thiago Silva may not be going forward, is ex-wife is apparently publishing her own evidence of his actions. Well, this certainly

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  • Players react with disdain to Roger Goodell's news conference

    On Friday afternoon, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ended more than a week of silence by holding a tense, slightly contentious news conference. Topics included the NFL's missteps in handling the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases, the league's new domestic violence and personal conduct policies,…

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  • Ravens release statement following ESPN Outside The Lines story

    The Ravens offered a brief statement concerning the ESPN Outside The Lines story that published early Friday evening. The Ravens will address all of these next week in Baltimore after our trip to Cleveland for Sunday's game against the Browns." John Harbaugh will likely get asked about the report…

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  • Thornton on Wilson's offseason comments: 'I don't need somebody else telling me we can't do it'

    Thornton on Wilson's offseason comments: 'I don't need somebody else telling me we can't do it' Count the former captain among the many who believe the Sharks don't need a rebuild or culture change. Anyone who believed the start of training camp would bring with it an instant dissipation of all the…

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  • Report: Bridgewater Won't Start Without Adrian Peterson?

    The following is an interview with Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. .on what he's heard regarding the status of rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, allegedly from speaking to a Minnesota Vikings coach. For starters, I understand that Adrian Peterson has been the centerpiece of the Minnesota…

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  • Roy Nelson contemplates 'White Pride' tattoo, thinks UFC is protecting Cain Velasquez

    Roy Nelson contemplates 'White Pride' tattoo, thinks UFC is protecting Cain Velasquez "Big Country" suggests UFC matchmakers have given Velasquez the same opponents over his last five fights in order to preserve him as division champion. Roy Nelson has said some pretty interesting things during his…

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  • Drogba dedicates time to mentoring Hazard as Belgian seeks to raise his game

    One of the most interesting aspects of Eden Hazard's footballing personality is the way he seems to get attached to the older generation of stars. Last year he latched onto Samuel Eto'o, and this time around it's apparently Didier Drogba who's taken it upon himself to shape Hazard into the sort of…

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    Roger Goodell apologizes during press conference (12 photos)

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. At a news conference Friday, Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved

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  • Mayweather called before Nevada boxing commission

    Once again, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has some explaining to do. Nevada boxing regulators have ordered Mayweather to appear before them next week to answer questions about scenes aired on the Showtime network prior to his fight Saturday night against Marcos Maidana. Specifically, they want to ask…

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  • Adrian Peterson's reported text messages reveal warped view of manhood that goes beyond NFL

    One of the saddest and most revealing details about the Adrian Peterson child abuse allegations/indictment is this reported text exchange with the mother of one of the children who was whipped. "… toughest of the bunch," Peterson wrote. Peterson was trying to make his child into a man before the…

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  • Wanderlei Silva rips the UFC, announces his retirement

    Wanderlei Silva will never fight again. More than a year after his last fight inside the Octagon, and still involved a controversy with the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former PRIDE champion has announced his retirement on YouTube. After today, Wanderlei Silva will not fight again," he said.

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  • Spoiler, notes from TNA Impact tapings in Bethlehem, PA (September 16 & 18): Brodus Clay's new name, and a new champ!

    Spoiler, notes from TNA Impact tapings in Bethlehem, PA (September 16 & 18): Brodus Clay's new name, and a new champ! The latest round of tapings for Spike TV (for now)'s TNA Impact have been taking place this week in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  That not being, you know, New York City, reports on the…

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  • By every measure, Joe Nathan is toast

    Brad Ausmus has given Joe Nathan plenty of rope. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus stubbornly clings to the notion that Joe Nathan is the closer. No matter that others, such as Joakim Soria, have "proven closer" stamped on their chest.

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