• Mexican League pitcher flips off batter before striking him out

    Over the past few seasons, a debate has raged within baseball over how much players should be allowed to celebrate big moments. One side believes an excessive bat flip or fist pump warrants a 98 mph fastball to the ribs. The other side thinks big moment warrant big celebrations. Baseball is a game,…

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  • Notre Dame CB Devin Butler pleads not guilty to felony charges

    Devin Butler has made three starts for Notre Dame (Getty). Suspended Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of resisting arrest and battery of a police officer after his weekend arrest. Butler was arrested outside of a South Bend, Indiana, bar on Friday evening.

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  • Joey Bosa rejects Chargers' 'best offer,' now what?

    In 1991, the Philadelphia Eagles drafted Miami (Fla.) quarterback Craig Erickson in the fifth round. Erickson had injured his knee in a Hula Bowl practice and slipped in the draft so he decided to sit out all season and try the draft again. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took him in the fourth round in…

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  • Juggernaut Index, No. 11: The Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos

    When you have a trophy and a ring, maybe a lousy quarterback situation probably stings a bit less. The Juggernaut Index is our annual ranking and review of NFL teams for fantasy purposes — repeat: FANTASY PURPOSES. When Mark Sanchez is among the candidates, it makes sense to explore all possible…

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  • Venezuela will give free houses to all the country's Summer Olympians

    Venezuela triple jumper Yulimar Rojas earned a silver and a free house at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Michael Phelps returned home from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to a pushy local television reporter. Germany’s Hahner twins came home to their country’s Olympic committee accusing them of…

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  • Avalanche coaching update; Lindholm joins Team Sweden for World Cup (Puck Headlines)

    • Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin enjoys some quality time with the Stanley Cup. • As many as six candidates had interviews for the Colorado Avalanche’s vacant head coaching position. • Jamie Benn is missing the World Cup of Hockey because he’s “100 percent committed to the (Dallas) Stars.

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  • Cubs fans lose their minds after catching Kris Bryant home run

    Doubly so when you manage to catch a home run off the bat of the leading MVP candidate in the National League. Despite the fact that the Cubs were on the road, these fans showed up clad in Cubs gear to root on their favorite club. With one out in the frame, third baseman Kris Bryant smashed a 91…

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  • Mets broadcaster Gary Cohen broke some hearts in college

    New York Mets broadcaster Gary Cohen is just like you and me. The broadcaster actually carries around a picture of himself from his college days in his wallet. Gary Cohen’s look has changed quite a bit from his college days.

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  • WSU DB Shalom Luani arrested after starting fight over delayed pizza order

    NOVEMBER 14: Eldridge Massington (82) of the UCLA Bruins catches a pass as Shalom Luani (18) of the Washington State Cougars defends during the second quarter of a game at Rose Bowl on November 14, 2015 in Pasadena, California. Washington State starting defensive back Shalom Luani was charged with…

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  • Zach Johnson watched 'the sports that should be in the Olympics', not golf

    Zach Johnson wasn’t interested in Olympic golf the last two weeks. In fact, he didn’t watch a shot of it, and that’s largely because he doesn’t think the game should be a part of the Olympic program in the first place.

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  • Is Devin Hester ready for a return? His workout videos look encouraging

    Devin Hester was cut by the Atlanta Falcons this offseason, and some wondered whether it might be the end of his career. Devin Hester might be nearing a return to the NFL (AP). Hester, 33, has been recovering from toe surgery in January and hopes to play an 11th season in the NFL.

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  • Dr. Saturday's impact transfers for 2016

    Can Trevor Knight excel in College Station? RB Duke Catalon, Texas to Houston: Can Houston have two 1,000 yard rushers in 2016? Quarterback Greg Ward ran for 1,114 yards and 21 touchdowns in 2015 and Catalon, a Texas transfer, seems a good bet to join him in the 1,000 yard club.

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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird San Jose Sharks

    What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. SJ Sharkie, team mascot extraordinaire, decided that he wanted to outdo fellow Californian Wild Wing’s “I’ll set myself on fire” disaster back in 1995, committed to his usual…

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  • Rob Segedin gets first homer and first child in the same week

    It’s been an unforgettable week for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Rob Segedin. It all started on Monday when the Dodgers were facing the Cincinnati Reds. Segedin had made his MLB debut on August 7, but had yet to hit his first major league home run.

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  • Stars add Jiri Hudler with a one-year, $2 million deal

    The Dallas Stars have bolstered their forward group by signing Jiri Hudler to a one-year, $2 million deal as first reported by Sonny Sachdeva on Tuesday night. Hudler, who will reunite with GM Jim Nill after their time in Detroit, posted 16 goals and 46 points in 72 games with the Calgary Flames…

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  • Trio of Chinese gold medalists among 15 weightlifters suspended for doping

    Following a retest of samples from the 2008 Summer Games, the International Weightlifting Federation published the names of 15 competitors who tested positive for banned substances, including three Olympic champions and eight others who could be stripped of their medals.

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  • Former Arkansas QB Rafe Peavey transfers to SMU

    Arkansas quarterback Rafe Peavey announced via Twitter he was leaving the Razorbacks to join SMU. Thank you to the state of Arkansas!! pic.twitter.com/4W1rUZokcl

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