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  • Mark Hunt continues to prosper well past the age of prosperity

    The very idea of a fight between Mark Hunt and Josh Barnett is enough to unfurl long involuntary strings of slobber from Brian Stann’s mouth. "You’ve got me drooling over that one," he told his fellow commentator Mike Goldberg at the proposition, just minutes after Hunt became the first man to…

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  • Manny Pacquiao thinks Mayweather lost rematch with Maidana

    Manny Pacquiao has either gone insane or he's getting funnier. Maybe he's talking just to talk, and maybe he's trying to get under Floyd Mayweather's skin, but Manny Pacquiao says he feels that Marcos Maidana won his September 13 rematch with Mayweather, which makes for one person who possibly has…

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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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  • Roman Reigns rushed to hospital for emergency surgery; out of WWE Night of Champions

    WWE issued the following statement via their website and mobile app just a short time ago. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - WWE.com has learned that Roman Reigns has undergone emergency surgery for an incarcerated hernia. Reigns had been in Nashville to promote

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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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  • UFC Fight Night 52 in Tweets: Pros react to Mark Hunt's walk-off KO of Roy Nelson, more

    Mark Hunt capped off a wild Saturday night in Japan, knocking out Roy Nelson with an electric second-round walk-off right uppercut in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52. Check out reaction from all the pros who stayed up late to catch the classic

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  • Minnesota Vikings Sign Receiver Charles Johnson

    With the suspension of running back Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings had an open spot on their 53-man roster. The Vikings have grabbed another wide receiver to take that roster spot instead, signing wide receiver Charles Johnson off of the Cleveland Browns' practice squad. Johnson was…

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    Sun, Sep 21
    10:00 AM PDT
    Minnesota at New Orleans
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  • Tampa Bay Lightning have the coolest NHL billboard of season (Photo)

    Which is why the Tampa Bay Lightning’s new billboard featuring Valtteri Filppula should be celebrated. The one on the right, which the rocket shot of Filppula has turned into tatters, features a website for a fitness company called “Flex Fitness 20” which, of course, takes you directly to a Tampa…

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  • UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson full fight video highlights

    Watch the full fight video highlights for the main event heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The UFC retuned to Saitama, Japan on Saturday morning and culminated in a fantastic main event heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt

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  • Phoenix Suns will not trade down from Bledsoe, require All-Star worthy player in return

    The Minnesota Timberwolves rumor of wanting Eric Bledsoe quickly fizzled yesterday like a balloon with the hole in it. The Phoenix Suns don't want the junk that Minnesota was offering in return for a near All-Star. Oh, you thought I was talking about an Eric Bledsoe trade?

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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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  • Young girl innocently throws back Derek Jeter foul ball

    It appears everything Derek Jeter does over the final 10 days of his career will be newsworthy. As we saw in the seventh inning on Friday night, his foul balls can actually be dramatic and highly entertaining events. On a 2-2 pitch from Blue Jays reliever Todd Redmond, Jeter hit a soft chopper foul…

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  • 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 does not look good for Thiago Silva, and could get a lot worse depending on what other

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  • Bengals vs. Titans: Expert picks, analysis and predictions

    Currently 2-0 this season, I don't have the Bengals breaking 30 points yet but Cincinnati's defense should keep trends alive. The Tennessee Titans (1-1) are coming off 16-point loss to the Dallas Cowboys, evening a record that began the season with a 16-point win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Shonn…

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    Sun, Sep 21
    10:00 AM PDT
    Dallas at St. Louis
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    Fantasy football starts and sits - Week 3 (12 photos)

    Yahoo Sports fantasy expert Brandon Funston breaks down the players that you should start and sit this week. It didn't take long before many football pundits were floating the idea that Cousins is a better fit for the Washington offense than RG3. In a matchup that oddsmakers deem to be one of the…

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  • Mayweather asked to appear before boxing officials

    Boxer-promoter Floyd Mayweather has been ordered to appear before Nevada boxing officials who want to question him about events in his gym that were aired recently on the Showtime sports network. The Nevada Athletic Commission says it wants to ask Mayweather about how sparring sessions are…

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  • WWE Night of Champions 2014 predictions: Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena, more!

    WWE returns to pay-per-view (PPV) -- if your cable provider is carrying the event, of course -- tomorrow night (Sun., Sept. 21, 2014) live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee with its Night of Champions event starting at 7:00 p.m. ET with the Kickofff show featuring the return of…

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