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:BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: Trainer Shug McGaughey (L) looks on as groom Enrique Martinez and exercise rider Jennifer Patterson lead Kentucky Derby winner Orb into the paddock in preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trainer Shug McGaughey (L) looks on as groom Enrique Martinez and exercise rider Jennifer Patterson lead Kentucky Derby winner Orb into the paddock in preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Pathetic Brock Osweiler proves Broncos were a step ahead

    The Denver Broncos shocked the football world when they let Peyton Manning’s heir apparent at quarterback, Brock Osweiler, sign a four-year, $72 million deal with the Houston Texans in March. The Broncos reportedly made a low-ball offer, but were all too happy to let the Arizona State product, who was arguably the better of the team’s two quarterbacks in its Super Bowl-winning campaign, leave town. The Broncos didn’t lack the money and they certainly lacked a viable backup plan at the time. Well, seven months later, it’s painfully apparent that the Broncos made the right decision to let Osweiler walk.

    New York Post
  • A Redskins Coach Exposed His Wiener To Fans When He Whipped It Out To Pee On The Sideline

    One Redskins coach, however, decided to go full Nick Novak and pee on the sideline during Washington’s game on Sunday against Detroit. Ben Kotwica, Washington’s special teams coordinator, grabbed a cup, walked away from the action, and went to the bathroom. If you’d like to see the uncensored picture, Deadspin has your back.

  • Gilbert Arenas -- Here's My $111 Million NBA Contract ... Take a Look! (DOCUMENT)

    1 10/25/2016 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF Ever wonder what an $111 million NBA contract looks like? Well, here you go ... courtesy of Gilbert Arenas. The ex-NBA star filed the complete 2008 contract he signed with the Washington Wizards in his family law case ... a contract which was supposed to pay $111 mil over 6 years. As Arenas put it, "Amnesty kicked in" -- and the payouts were stretched over 8 years instead. His final installment will hit his bank account on Oct. 31st. Of course, Arenas -- who made more than $160 MIL during his career -- now says with no more NBA money coming in, he can't afford to keep his kids in private school. The contract spells out exactly how much Gilbert got paid every

  • Cris Cyborg No Longer Believes Ronda Rousey Fight Will Ever Happen

    When it was announced that former women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was returning to the Octagon on Dec. 30 against current titleholder Amanda Nunes, UFC president Dana White stated that if Rousey wins, there would eventually be a super-fight between her and Cris “Cyborg” Justino. “Everyone wants the biggest women’s fight in the Octagon ever to happen, but Dana cannot do this because, not because he doesn’t want (it), but probably because he cannot force Ronda Rousey to fight, the same way he cannot force Conor McGregor to fight Jose Aldo again. “I don’t think he can force Ronda Rousey to fight.

    MMA Weekly
  • What Sprint Cup drivers said after the Chase race at Talladega

    Joey Logano won the Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, advancing to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Here’s what the field of drivers had to say about their results at Talladega: JOEY LOGANO – Winner:  “It’s never a layup here at Talladega. It’s always close. You never get a big lead … (Crew chief) Todd (Gordon) made some good adjustments during the race and found some speed in the car, so that was pretty neat to see some of that. We got that track position and just hung onto it. I was able to stay on the bottom and try to run the bottom and keep everyone in line, and that worked out really well. Kevin (Harvick) did a good job with that, which ultimately got us all a great

    NASCAR Talk
  • Cubs overwhelming favorites to win World Series over Indians

    For the past 108 years, the Chicago Cubs have played the underdog. The Cubs come into the series as an overwhelming favorite to hoist the World Series trophy, according to Bovada. The Cubs might be the favorites in the World Series, but the money is coming in on Cleveland.

    Big League Stew
  • Golden girl Tina Maze quits skiing

    2-time Olympic champion Tina Maze is hanging up her race boots at 33 years of age. Christina Macfarlane meets the Slovenian star in Sölden, Austria.

  • E-mail chain about Florida game another embarrassment for LSU

    An e-mail chain that circulated within the LSU athletic department following Florida’s decision to postpone their Oct. 8 game due to Hurricane Matthew reveals that the dysfunction between the two parties and the Southeastern Conference was every bit as real as suspected. LSU officials, in fact, seemed to believe that Florida was using the storm to duck the game and enhance its chances at winning the SEC East, a theory that became popular in the ensuing days on social media and LSU fan sites. “This is a joke,” LSU athletics director Joe Alleva wrote to communications director Michael Bonnette in response to the SEC’s announcement that Georgia and South Carolina, another game affected by the hurricane, had been postponed until that Sunday.

    USA Today
  • MLS Decision Day: The big winners, big losers and the super duper extra loser

    FC Dallas won the Supporters’ Shield for the best regular-season record. There are 340 Major League Soccer games in the book this year, and at length, the playoffs can start. FC Dallas: After falling short on goal difference last year, FCD finally lifted its first Supporters’ Shield this year with a consistent and impressive campaign.

    FC Yahoo
  • Here's why Rams are so stubborn about keeping No. 1 pick Jared Goff on bench

    Jeff Fisher knew the question before he stepped to the podium on Sunday. Just as he knew it last week, last month – and every last second since the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff No. 1 overall in the NFL draft. For months Fisher has endured it, like a parent tolerating a child in the backseat of the car.

    Yahoo Sports
  • Bylsma: ‘We need to get more’ out of Reinhart

    Sam Reinhart has two assists through four games this season, and Buffalo Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma has made a move with the hope of getting the 20-year-old forward going offensively. As per John Vogl of the Buffalo News on Sunday, Reinhart has been moved to the middle between Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons, while Matt Moulson was moved to the top line with Ryan O'Reilly and Kyle Okposo. Reinhart, a 23-goal scorer from last season, had two assists through the first two games, but has been kept off the score sheet in Buffalo’s last two contests. Outside of that six-goal outburst versus Edmonton last weekend, scoring has been an issue for the Sabres early in the season. So adjustments to the

  • Look Out LeBron And Steph, Here Come The NBA's Next 5 Stars

    When the NBA season opens tonight, all eyes will be on the Golden State Warriors’ new super-team and LeBron James’ defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, as James sets out to get to his seventh straight Finals and win his fourth NBA title. If there’s not a third-straight Finals showdown between these two franchises, then it’s going to rank as a monumental upset. Those are the headliners, but don’t overlook five budding stars/superstars: Minnesota center Karl-Anthony Towns; Philadelphia center Joel Embiid, Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell; Phoenix shooting guard Devin Booker and New Orleans rookie shooting guard Buddy Hield. Here’s why many NBA GMs and coaches think this is going to be a special

  • Fifth USGP win draws Hamilton level with Schumacher’s record

    Lewis Hamilton drew level with Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher for the most United States Grand Prix victories by taking his fifth win on Sunday in Austin, Texas. He’s the third driver overall to do so, with Ayrton Senna having also won five times in the U.S. – albeit only two of them in the USGP title in Phoenix. He also won three Detroit Grands Prix from 1986 through 1988. Hamilton won his first grand prix on American soil back in 2007 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and had won three of the four races held at the Circuit of The Americas since 2012 heading into the Austin weekend. A perfect start saw Hamilton forge an early lead over Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes teammate Nico

  • JGR juggernaut’s toughest challenges could come from within

    TALLADEGA, Ala. — Car owner Joe Gibbs says it gets easier for his team now. Really. All four Joe Gibbs Racing cars advanced to the Round of 8 Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Never has an organization held half the remaining eight spots in the Chase since the elimination-style format debuted in 2014. “I think from here on out, it’s pretty easy,’’ Gibbs said of managing four teams as they race for a title. “Everybody is geared up and is going for a win. That’s the game plan.’’ In others words, it should be just like what it has been all season. “We compete hard,’’ Edwards said of racing teammates in the upcoming round. “We work hard beforehand to help each other prepare. We battle hard on the

    NASCAR Talk
  • Mets plan to slow-play market for Yoenis Cespedes

    The Mets want to bring back Yoenis Cespedes, "but they probably wouldn't chase him if he got an enormous long-term deal elsewhere," given his age and the streaky nature of his production, according to weekend report from ESPN.com's Buster Olney. According to multiple reports, Cespedes is expected to opt out of his three-year contract and become a free agent. There is mutual interest in having him return to the Mets. However, "There is no urgency," a source told Olney, who says the Mets are open to effectively updating his current deal with another opt-out clause. Cespedes has until three days after the end of the World Series to decide whether to opt out of his current contract with the Mets, ESPN.com's

  • NFL FANTASY - No Vincent Jackson, no problem in Tampa

    Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football expert Liz Loza tells fantasy owners how to capitalize off the Tampa Bay offense despite the loss of Vincent Jackson to IR.

    Yahoo Sports Videos
  • 'Fact': LSU will beat Alabama, Leonard Fournette says on 'SEC Now'

    After his record-setting performance against Ole Miss Saturday night, LSU running back Leonard Fournette has turned his attention to Alabama. In an interview on "SEC Now" Monday, Fournette previewed the much-anticipated matchup between the Tigers (5-2, 3-1) and the Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0) on Nov. 5. “It’s going to be hectic, especially because they’re undefeated,” Fournette told host Peter Burns. “I just know it’s going to be one of the best games we’re going to play as a whole. I want to make sure that as a leader on the team, I’m just preparing everybody each and every day.” Fournette and Burns then played a quick game of “fact or fiction.” Fournette revealed that yes, he did throw a ball 70

    The Advocate
  • The 2 Robbies Podcast: Chelsea dominate United, City settle for a point

    Robbie Mustoe & Robbie Earle discuss Chelsea’s 4-0 victory over Manchester United. After leading the Blues to three Premier League titles over the course of two stints at Chelsea, it was a nightmare return to Stamford Bridge for Jose Mourinho who suffered his worst defeat as a manager in the Premier League. The gents talk about how both Chelsea and Manchester United’s title credentials have changed after their performances and wonder what did Jose Mourinho whisper into Antonio Conte‘s ear at the final whistle? The 2 Robbies also reflect on another draw for Manchester City as they had to come from behind at the Etihad Stadium to rescue a point against Southampton thanks to a goal from 2nd-half

  • Wait, what? Letestu’s short-handed goal opens the scoring in Heritage Classic

    With a power play in the second period, the Winnipeg Jets had a good opportunity to take the lead on home ice in the Heritage Classic. But instead, it was the Edmonton Oilers cashing in. Mark Letestu opened the scoring with a short-handed goal, beating Connor Hellebuyck on the glove side on a breakaway after Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien whiffed on the puck at the blue line. Letestu took advntage. That’s his second goal of the season, both coming on the penalty kill. The Oilers were able to further silence the crowd in Winnipeg, as Darnell Nurse, right out of the penalty box, buried a Connor McDavid pass just 1:46 after Letestu’s goal.

  • Bob Stoops defends brother Mike following Oklahoma defense’s performance at Texas Tech

    Oklahoma’s defense has not had the best of weeks. The Sooners gave up 59 points on Saturday to Texas Tech and allowed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to set an FBS record for total offense as he did just about whatever he wanted in the passing game. While the team ultimately won the game, giving up that many points and yards has naturally led to some questions about Oklahoma’s defensive coordinator. Head coach Bob Stoops isn’t having any of that however, and it’s not just because the coordinator in question is his brother Mike Stoops. “It’s all of us, too. It isn’t just my brother and I. It’s also coach [Kerry] Cooks, coach [Calvin] Thibodeaux, coach [Tim] Kish, everybody in there,” Stoops said Monday,

    NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
  • LeBron James: 'I understand that teams get together to try to beat me'

    LeBron James knows that the NBA is after him. It was the case in 2002, when his Cleveland Cavaliers selected raw Dajuan Wagner as a tank pick in the draft a year before LBJ became eligible for selection. It was the case in 2006, following James’ first trip to the playoffs, and he certainly acted as the NBA’s pinshot (even with other players winning champions while James sat through June) during LeBron’s final few years in his first go-round with the Cavs.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • What should be the biggest priority for the Royals this winter?

    The Royals enter a crucial off-season where they must try to capitalize on one more season with their core group that won two pennants and a championship. It is still unclear whether the team will cut payroll from last year's franchise-record $144 million payroll, or whether they will increase payroll to make on more run. Either way, the team does not have unlimited resources and will have to prioritize the areas they want to address. There are some positions that are set. Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer are cornerstones in the lineup. Alcides Escobar has been awful offensively, but the club likes his defense enough to keep him around. Mike Moustakas is expected to return at third base after a

    Royals Review
  • Urijah Faber Announces Retirement

    Urijah Faber has decided that enough is enough. It’s time for him to retire from active mixed martial arts competition and move on. And he’s decided to do it in his hometown. Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time opposite Brad Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 on Dec. 17 in Sacramento, Calif. The fight was announced last week, but Faber broke the news of his retirement on The MMA Hour on Monday. “I’m super excited to fight in (Sacramento),” Faber said. “Those are all my people out there. I built our team, Team Alpha Male (there), it’s like an extended family to me, and I was raised in the greatest Sacramento area all the way through college. It’s going to be a really cool event. “I’ve been

  • Taylor Hall has been exactly what the Devils needed

    As far as NHL roster move goes, June 30, 2016 was one of the craziest non-trade deadline/free agency days in recent NHL history. That, of course, was the day P.K. Subban was traded for Shea Weber, the day Steven Stamkos decided to remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the day the New Jersey Devils picked up Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers for Adam Larsson. Each one of those moves was significant in its own way and will have a huge impact on every team involved for the foreseeable future. Some of those impacts will be better than others. But the one move that seemed to be perfect for the team making it in every possible way was the Devils’ ability to acquire Hall, one of the best players

  • Ben Volin: Patriots didn’t run from Steelers’ defensive dare

    Bill Belichick spent all last week talking about the Steelers’ consistency, noting they have had a similar defensive scheme for the last quarter-century. Except the Blitzburg Steelers didn’t show up to Sunday’s game, a 27-16 road win for the Patriots. Instead, Mike Tomlin’s crew came armed with a game plan that was downright Belichickian. And it worked pretty well. The Steelers have played a 3-4 defensive front for as long as anyone can remember. Except on Sunday, they played almost exclusively a four-man front. The Steelers also have been known to play a lot of Cover 3, a zone defense with three deep defenders. On Sunday, they were primarily a Cover 2 team, looking a lot like the old Tampa Bay