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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dion Jordan has suspension lifted ... then gets another four-game ban

    Hey, good news for Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan: His four-game suspension was lifted as part of the league's new drug policy. Jordan, the third pick of last year's draft, served two games of a four-game ban for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, and just as…

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    Sun, Sep 21
    1:25 PM PDT
    Kansas City at Miami
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  • Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade to the Minnesota Timberwolves, is it real?

    According to several reports, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making a strong push to land Eric Bledsoe on their rebuilding team. Initial reports from Jude LaCava of Fox 10 in Phoenix have the Wolves making a straight offer to Bledsoe. NBA sources tell me the Twolves are prepared to offer Eric…

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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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    Sun, Sep 21
    10:00 AM PDT
    Minnesota at New Orleans
    Preview Game
  • 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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  • Ron Washington's misguided news conference could be hiding ugly truth

    The NFL’s descent into ugliness over the past two weeks taught the sports world the power and import of the whole truth, something apparently lost on the crisis-management team Ron Washington hired. The bizarre, uncomfortable news conference Washington held Thursday to shed light on his resignation…

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  • Cris Cyborg fires back at 'uneducated' Ronda Rousey, tells 'Rowdy' to 'grow up'

    Cris Cyborg fires back at 'uneducated' Ronda Rousey, tells 'Rowdy' to 'grow up' Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey was in Brazil last weekend as part of the UFC Fight Night 51 festivities (video here). Naturally, the Brazilian media wanted to know more…

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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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  • 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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  • Only 9 Teams Still Have A Realistic Chance To Win The Super Bowl

    Getty Images The Seahawks and Broncos are still the favorites to return to the Super Bowl. After just two weeks, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are still the favorites to win this year's Super Bowl, according to the latest model by Nate Silver

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    Sun, Sep 21
    1:25 PM PDT
    Denver at Seattle
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  • UFC once again releases Thiago Silva, while Anthony Johnson is placed on an indefinite suspension

    The UFC has placed light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson on an indefinite suspension, while Thiago Silva is once again out of the organization. It did not take long for the UFC to act on recent developments surrounding Thiago Silva and Anthony Johnson.

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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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  • 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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  • Sylvania 300 starting lineup

    RELATED: Track your picks in the Perfect Chase Grid Challenge and Chase Battle Grid Presented by Toyota Pos Car Driver Team 1 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 2 1 Jamie McMurray Belkin/WEMO Chevrolet 3 4 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Designate a Driver

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  • An ode to Jordan Crawford, a.k.a Steez, the NBA's latest export to China

    Jordan Crawford blew our minds from the moment he entered the NBA conciousness, unleashing a dunk so fierce on LeBron James at a Skills Academy bearing the four-time MVP's name that Nike tried to confiscate all evidence of the public shaming. It was magical, and came in a loss, as is Crawford's…

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