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DAUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - DECEMBER 26: Sam Spratt unsaddles Prince Kaapstad following victory ahead of 2nd placed Jason Waddell and Il Divo in the First Sovereign Trust Great Northern Guineas during the boxing day races at Ellerslie racecourse on December 26, 2007 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Ross Land/Getty Images)

Sam Spratt unsaddles Prince Kaapstad following victory ahead of 2nd placed Jason Waddell and Il Divo in the First Sovereign Trust Great Northern Guineas during the boxing day races at Ellerslie racecourse on December 26, 2007 in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Iowa State DB Nigel Tribune arrested for OWI

    Iowa State dB Nigel Tribune (34) has started 26 games in three seasons. A starter on Iowa State’s defense was arrested over the weekend. According to the Des Moines Register, defensive back Nigel Tribune was booked for OWI early Sunday morning in Ames.

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  • Chris Bosh and the Heat are in another debate over his health

    Chris Bosh saw a second straight season end early due to blood clots last February, but the story of his 2015-16 hardly ended there. While Bosh and the Miami Heat largely kept their disagreements out of the press, reports indicated that player and team were at odds over when he should return to the court. Bosh apparently wanted to play in the postseason (where the Heat took the Toronto Raptors to seven games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals), but the team did not want to risk his health.

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  • Jeremy Lin talks Knicks tenure, Melo and Courtney Lee

    Jeremy Lin will forever be a staple in the heart of New York City and Madison Square Garden. And while he's tried to develop a reputation as a dependable NBA player following the outbreak of Linsanity for the last several years, similar questions are resurfacing as Lin goes through the motions with the Big Apple media as the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets. "I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, 'cause nothing happened the way I thought it was going to. I had wished that they had offered me a contract just in the beginning," Lin told Steve Serby of the New York Post in a recent Q&A of his Knickerbocker ending. Of course, the Knicks opted not to offer Lin a contract.

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  • Mark Hunt rips UFC for not punishing Brock Lesnar, Jon Jones after failed drug tests

    The UFC opted not to fine Brock Lesnar for his positive drug tests before and after his fight with mark hunt. Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones sure do have a lot in common lately. Both were booked for UFC 200.

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  • Pirates fan makes a perfect barehanded grab

    On Sunday at PNC Park, one Pittsburgh Pirates fan performed a public service for everyone watching. On the 3-2 pitch, catcher Elias Diaz hit the ball foul, and it careened toward the stands on the first base side. It sailed over the Phillies’ dugout, and it was headed right for a Pirates fan sitting with his son.

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  • Harvick remains atop Sprint Cup standings, Edwards drops two spots

    Kevin Harvick maintained his lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings after Sunday’s Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Harvick leads Brad Keselowski by 20 points, while Kurt Busch is in third place, 44 points behind Harvick. Joey Logano (-65) is fourth, while Sunday’s race winner, Kyle Busch (-70) is fifth. Carl Edwards took the biggest points hit of drivers in the top 10. Edwards was involved in a late-race crash and dropped from fourth to sixth place, 78 points now behind Harvick. Also of note, Kyle Larson moved into contention for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup. Larson climbed four spots to 15th in the standings. Here’s how the standings look

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  • The Rangers are expecting a better Kevin Hayes next season

    While speaking about Kevin Hayes on a conference call, Jeff Gorton said that he expects Hayes to come into this season with a chip on his shoulder and "play really well." Gorton said that Hayes is a 6-5 center who has shown at times "how good he can be in this league." He said that Hayes' second year was similar in some ways to a lot of players who have a good first year and struggle the next year to meet expectations. Alain Vigneault said after the season that Hayes is part of the Rangers future but needs to step up. It's been said that Hayes is someone who needs to engage more on a consistent basis. For more on Hayes, click HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE.

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  • Ronaldo shows no sign of injury while hanging with Conor McGregor

    Cristiano Ronaldo may not be ready for the UEFA Super Cup, but he’s no longer limping around. To explore the Real Madrid superstar’s Instagram is to see Ronaldo, sometimes clothed, hanging out with celebrities. In the last couple weeks we’ve seen him with Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, and now his “bro” Conor McGregor. Wait, what? Yeah, Ronaldo is friends with the MMA star, and showed no ill form (and no brace of any kind) in several posed photos with McGregor. Although admittedly, McGregor’s IG game is a bit better: The Irish fighter posted a photo of himself sunning in his briefs with the caption, “I’m gonna get him on the Forbes list by next year. But I’m gonna get him on the tan by next week.”

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  • Trevor Daley surprises young hockey players, firefighters with Stanley Cup visit

    Trevor Daley had his day with the Stanley Cup on Saturday, taking it through Toronto, surprising young hockey players at a local rink and firefighters at a local station. He also held a private viewing party for family and friends inside a local bar, as per the Toronto Sun. Daley’s post-season came to an end in the Eastern Conference Final when he suffered a broken ankle. His absence tested the depth of the Penguins blue line as the playoffs pressed on, but Pittsburgh was ultimately able to power its way to a championship. When Sidney Crosby handed off the Stanley Cup, the first player it went to was Daley, whose mother was battling cancer. “He had been through some different playoffs, but getting

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    Australia Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller believes the IOC made the right decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes for Rio 2016.

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  • Jim Delany releases statement on passing of Foltz, Sadler

    Big Ten media days begin today — nominally a time of celebration, optimism and free food in the conference. This year’s gathering will take on the direct opposite feel, at least at the start, as the conference continues to reel from the tragic passing of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. Ahead of the event’s official opening, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany released this statement: “We join the Nebraska and Michigan State communities in sending our thoughts and prayers to the families, teammates, coaches, administrators and friends who have been impacted by the tragic loss of Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler. While we are deeply saddened by their untimely loss,

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  • Alderson: Mets may get a bullpen arm

    Mets GM Sandy Alderson said that the team may add a bullpen arm before the trade deadline. "I think realistically, the bullpen is the area we can get someone," Alderson said, according to Anthony DiComo. Alderson also said that the Mets are unlikely to acquire a starting pitcher or a position player. The GM said that other teams have been asking for top-tier prospects from the Mets, but he is unwilling to deal them, according to Laura Albanese. 

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  • Video: Dudes can't stop dunking on Andre Drummond at the Drew League

    Andre Drummond hasn’t had this much pie on his face since the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards. Maybe it was payback for the vicious block Andre Drummond unleashed on a Danish child in June. Andre Drummond is a savage.

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  • PGA Championship 2016: Golf Clothes and Apparel at Baltusrol

    See the golf clothes and golf apparel that pro golfers are wearing at the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol, including Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and more.

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  • Raikkonen secures Driver of the Day honors in Hungary

    Kimi Raikkonen has captured the vote for F1’s Driver of the Day award, following his efforts to come from 14th to sixth place in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, and with the fastest lap of the race in the process. The Ferrari driver missed Q3 for the first time all season but atoned nicely in the race at a track where passing is usually at a premium. Raikkonen’s battle with Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen was one of the race highlights, the Dutchman defending aggressively – perhaps too much so – against Raikkonen’s advances. But with no penalty assessed and no warning issued, Verstappen ended ahead in the battle for fifth. “I think it was very questionable, but it’s not my decision to decide,”

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  • Johnny Cueto annoyed with Royals after White House snub

    Johnny Cueto played a key role in the Royals World Series win, but wasn’t invited to the White House celebration. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Johnny Cueto, who pitched a shutout for Kansas City in Game 2 of the World Series before joining the San Francisco Giants in the offseason, was also not extended an invitation to the event. And, like Gomes, he’s not happy about it.

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  • Liverpool Transfer News: Mamadou Sakho Attitude Concerns, Latest Reds Rumours

    Mamadou Sakho was sent home from Liverpool's pre-season tour of the USA on Tuesday, reportedly due to concerns over his attitude.  According the Liverpool Echo's James Pearce, the Frenchman was sent home on an overnight flight after being told by manager Jurgen Klopp that he would continue his rehabilitation from an Achilles injury back in Liverpool. Pearce reported the reason for being sent home—which the club declined to give—is due to his "attitude around the club's training camp," which leaves his future "uncertain." More to follow.

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  • Blues GM: We may take ‘half a step back,’ while young veterans grow into leadership roles

    After a few early exits from the Stanley Cup playoffs, the St. Louis Blues were finally able to make a long run. Granted, they didn’t win the Stanley Cup or make it to the final, but they did manage to reach the Western Conference Final. Unfortunately for the Blues (and a lot of other teams), the NHL’s salary cap number didn’t increase very much and it forced the organization to part ways with a number of key veterans. Gone are captain David Backes, winger Troy Brouwer and goalie Brian Elliott. There could be even more change between now and the start of the year, as Kevin Shattenkirk could find himself elsewhere. Those key departures mean that the Blues will need some of their younger players

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  • White Sox suspend Chris Sale five days over Saturday’s clubhouse incident

    White Sox starter Chris Sale was scratched from Saturday’s start against the Tigers due to a clubhouse incident. It turns out Sale wasn’t happy that the White Sox wanted to use throwback uniforms that featured collars. Sale reportedly cut up his uniform and got into a heated argument with front office staff. The White Sox released a statement on Sunday, announcing that Sale has been suspended five days. White Sox senior vice president and general manager Rick Hahn said, “Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination, and for destroying team equipment.” Hahn continued, “While we all appreciate Chris’ talent and passion, there is a correct way and an incorrect way to express

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  • Ohio State has epic Friday Night Lights weekend

    While you were setting up plans for the weekend, Urban Meyer and crew had their hands full with dozens of top prospects during their annual Friday Night Lights camp. If you took more than a few minutes to eat a cheeseburger or take a sip of lemonade you might have missed Ohio State once again dominating the recruiting trail. Don’t worry, Land-Grant Holy Land has your back. Get caught up with the weekend that was: Buckeyes pick up 3 commitments When you get a large group of prospects in Columbus, Ohio for a camp chances are someone will leave the Ohio State campus verbally committed to suit up for the Buckeyes. This time was no different. To kick off the weekend festivities for OSU, the Big Ten

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  • DeMarcus Cousins looks to make most of chance with US basketball team

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA’s most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile. Without saying a word, it’s clear he agrees: For the first time under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. Olympic basketball team has a genuine offensive weapon in the middle. The Americans might even have the best center in the world. Cousins had 14 points and 15 rebounds in just 16 minutes of the Americans’ exhibition opener, a 111-74 victory over Argentina. The Sacramento Kings star can score inside and out, and gives the U.S. a dimension it hasn’t had while winning the last two gold medals. “DeMarcus is going to be a force in Rio,” teammate Klay Thompson said. The

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    John Force and Tony Schumacher earn their first wins in over a year Sunday at Denver.

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  • Konta claims maiden WTA title

    Johanna Konta beat Venus Williams in straight sets to win the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford and claim her first ever WTA title.

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  • Greg Biffle’s Brickyard hopes end early after wreck

    Greg Biffle‘s hopes of a strong finish in the Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard ended abruptly when his No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Fusion was involved in a single-car wreck on Lap 52. “We blew a right-front tire and went straight into the fence,” Biffle said afterward.  “We were either real loose or real tight, and we just couldn’t get the balance right.  We’ve just got to get them to turn a little better.” Biffle subsequently added, “I don’t know what happened.  The right-front went down at the end of the straightaway.  That’s the worst possible place, but unfortunately it happened.”

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  • Mike Piazza's Hall of Fame plaque mentions his post-9/11 homer

    There are a lot of outstanding moments from Mike Piazza’s Hall of Fame career that could have been mentioned on his Cooperstown plaque. Led Mets to the 2000 Subway Series, and helped rally a nation one year later with his dramatic home run in the first Mets game in New York following the 9/11 attacks. Piazza’s post-9/11 homer, which he hit on September 21, 2001, was a defining moment of his career.

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