• What's Not In My Wallet: The case against Cam Newton

    My wallet is like anyone else’s — some cash, some credit cards, some receipts I probably should throw away. Oh, and a whole bunch of football players. I’ve drafted more than ever in 2016, in anticipation of the season. Later this week, I’ll discuss the common-thread players I keep landing, the keys…

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  • Ronda Rousey will not return at UFC 205 in New York

    UFC president Dana White ruled out a November comeback for the former women's bantamweight champion.

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  • Former NFL TE Ben Utecht's book is latest sad concussion story

    Utecht, the former tight end for the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals from 2005-09, suffered five major concussions in his college and pro career. The MMQB’s Emily Kaplan wrote about Utecht’s battle with long- and short-term memory, and his book about it.

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  • Watch live: Nats and Orioles clash in Free MLB Game of the Day

    Any sports fan who went to the library as a kid is familiar with the works of author Matt Christopher. Over his career, Christopher published over 100 novels, a large amount of which were about sports. One of Christopher’s most famous baseball-related books is “The Kid Who Only Hit Homers.” We’re…

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  • Social Hour: The college football Lego animation you never knew you wanted

    Miss something that happened on Dr. Saturday’s social media presence? Well, we’ve got your roundup right here. Don’t let this happen again. Always be in the know by following Dr. Saturday on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.

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  • Attorney for deceased UCF player: 'UCF can go to hell'

    The lawyer for deceased Central Florida player Ereck Plancher had strong words for the university when he learned the school was erecting a statue of former coach George O’Leary. UCF’s athletic association was found negligent and Plancher’s family was awarded $10 million by a jury in 2011. While…

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  • LeBron James totally wasn't trolling the Warriors with that Ultimate Warrior shirt, you guys

    Cleveland Cavaliers’ Lebron James, center, holds up the NBA Championship trophy alongside teammates Kyrie Irving, left, Kevin Love, rear right, J.R. Smith, right, and Tristan Thompson, front, at the airport in Cleveland on June 20, 2016. Hey, remember when LeBron James stepped off the Cleveland…

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  • Demaryius Thomas has ultimate comeback for Josh Norman's talk

    Josh Norman plans to say whatever he wants this season, but the NFL receivers he talks about aren’t going to quietly take his trash talk. Norman said a lot of things in an ESPN the Magazine piece this week, and he talked about how he shut down Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas in Super Bowl…

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  • This Little League World Series coach’s mound visit will warm your heart

    Joel Jensen tells his son Isaiah that he loves him. What makes the Little League World Series great isn’t necessarily the baseball — though, as we’re reminded every summer, there’s something about watching kids play the game that is surprisingly entertaining. No, what makes the Little League…

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  • Power Rankings: Kevin Harvick capitalizes on misfortune above, moves to No. 1

    1. Kevin Harvick (LW: 6): Harvick makes a five-spot leap simply because four of the five drivers ahead of him had major issues throughout the race. Hell, so did Denny Hamlin, but we’ll get to him in a second. Harvick didn’t qualify well (22nd), but that can be attributed to the lack of a…

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  • Former No. 1 draft pick Kwame Brown might be looking to make an NBA comeback

    More than three years after his last NBA appearance, Kwame Brown (center) appears intent on making a comeback. As the NBA world gets set to tuck in for an abbreviated late-summer vacation, now that the bulk of free agency and the 2016 Summer Olympics are in the rear-view mirror, we’re starting to…

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  • Bucs' rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo now having poor practices too

    A lot has been written in a short time about Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo, the former Florida State standout the Bucs took in the second round this year – the highest a team has drafted a kicker in over a decade (New York Jets, Mike Nugent, 2005). Roberto Aguayo was a second-round…

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  • Eastern Michigan suspends starting QB Brogan Roback

    It looks like Eastern Michigan will be without starting quarterback Brogan Roback when the season begins. EMU coach Chris Creighton confirmed to the Detroit Free-Press that Roback has been suspended for violating department and team rules. Creighton did not say how many games Roback will miss —…

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  • Hugh Freeze made up his own hypothetical funeral to help motivate team

    Hugh Freeze has thought through what he wants his funeral to be like (Getty). Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze had an, um, interesting way to get his team motivated for the 2016 season. Freeze said Monday that he staged a mock funeral for himself as a way of getting his team to recognize how to work…

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  • Ottawa Senators sign Cody Ceci to two-year, $5.6M contract

    The Ottawa Senators and restricted free agent defenseman Cody Ceci have agreed to a two-year contract worth $5.6 million. The 22-year-old Ceci established career highs last season with 10 goals and 26 points along with a plus-9 rating in 19:18 of play. The Senators used the 15th overall pick in…

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  • After falling in Olympic play, Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic is A-OK

    Mirotic averaged 11.8 points and 5.6 rebounds in eight Olympic games. Luckily for all involved, the 2016 Olympics passed without any major injuries in the Men’s Basketball realm. There will be a bit of fatigue – San Antonio Spurs fans were no doubt fretting over every bead of sweat Tony Parker,…

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