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  • Remember When Michael Sam Was Supposed To Be A Distraction For The Dallas Cowboys?

    The great distraction that was supposed to come to Dallas with Michael Sam has all but vanished as the NFL is swamped with bad news. As any long time reader here at BTB knows, I am loathe to point out when the esteemed members of the media who cover and comment on the Dallas Cowboys are totally,…

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  • 29-Year-Old Golf Phenom Who Disappeared From The PGA Tour Will Get $10 Million If He Quits Forever

    Anthony Kim hasn't played since 2012. Anthony Kim, the ex-golf phenom who has become golf's greatest mystery since vanishing from the PGA Tour in 2012, is mulling an impossible decision. According to a new article by Sports Illustrated's Alan Shipnuck, Kim has an insurance policy that covers him in…

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  • Major shakeup appears in the works at Mayweather Promotions

    Major changes appear afoot at Mayweather Promotions, with CEO Leonard Ellerbe's job in apparent jeopardy, according to comments by pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. to FightHype.com's Ben Thompson.  In a brief question-and-answer session with Thompson, Mayweather indicated unhappiness…

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  • Rumor Roundup (Sept. 18, 2014): Steve Austin WWE update, Sting at WrestleMania 31, Dean Ambrose return, more!

    Speculating on the rumors surrounding pro wrestling is a favored pastime of many fans, perhaps second only to actually watching the matches. In this daily column, we take a look at the latest rumors being churned out by the pro wrestling rumor mill. None of this has been confirmed as legitimate…

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  • Adrian Peterson Has A Quietly Terrible Contract, And Cutting Him Would Save The Vikings A Ton Of Money

    The Minnesota Vikings reversed course and decided Wednesday to bar Adrian Peterson from the team   until his legal issues are resolved. The Vikings put him on the exempt/commissioner's permission list — which will keep him under contract while barring him from team activities. According to Ian…

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  • Ronaldinho blasts penalty kick into the stands on his Mexican debut

    Ronaldinho made his debut for Queretaro in their Copa MX match against Tigres and though he was presented with a golden opportunity to start with a bang, it didn't quite work out for him. Tigres jumped out to an early lead when Herculez Gomez scored in the ninth minute.

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    Domestic violence accusations against NFL involve Brandon Marshall

    Brandon Marshall is the latest NFL player to be at the center of the league's domestic violence controversy.

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  • A report, citing "insiders", says Li Na will retire on Friday in Wuhan

    There have been persistent reports the last few months that Li Na, the Chinese mega-star who won the Australian Open this year, is about to retire. The latest, from a Chinese news outlet (we have no way of knowing how reliable this is, so take it for what it's worth and, if you understand Chinese…

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  • Jonathan Dwyer reportedly in police custody for domestic violence

    The Arizona Cardinals can apparently be added to the list of teams with problems with domestic violence. It is being reported by 3TV reporter Tyler Baldwin (in Phoenix) that Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested by Phoenix Police for domestic violence.

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  • Top freshman JaQuan Lyle no longer on Oregon's roster

    After Oregon updated its men's basketball roster on Tuesday evening, it didn't take long for savvy fans to point out a key difference. JaQuan Lyle, Oregon's top freshman, is no longer on it. Lyle was not admitted to the university despite being cleared by the NCAA, Rivals.com reported Wednesday…

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  • Lexi Thompson's newest photo shoot will catch your attention

    Lexi Thompson first entered the public consciousness at 12 years old when she qualified for the U.S. Now at 19, Thompson has set LPGA records as their youngest champion (since eclipsed by Lydia Ko) and won a major championship. Thompson dons a bikini in what would probably be considered in golf…

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  • WARNING: Graphic photos of Giancarlo Stanton's face

    WARNING: Graphic photos of Giancarlo Stanton's face   Giancarlo Stanton showed his face Tuesday, and it looked a lot better than it did Thursday after an errant pitch struck him there. Even though the"before" photo is pretty disturbing, the "after" pic

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    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn on Peterson: 'I don't think it's fair at all'

    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn comments on the team's decision to place running back Adrian Peterson on Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list.

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  • Fredi Gonzalez Must Go

    Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and the majority of his coaching staff must be fired if the Braves are serious about winning in the future. For the Braves' recent struggles, Frank Wren must fire manager Fredi Gonzalez and hitting coach Greg Walker. The Atlanta Braves must fire Fredi Gonzalez and Greg…

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  • Week 3 PPR WR/TE Sleepers

    Tyler offers you his advice on some potential week 3 WR/TE studs that PPR fantasy owners won't want to miss out on. As we come to the end on week 2 in this NFL season, injuries are starting to affect fantasy teams all around. With bye weeks approaching as well, it is my job to give you the best…

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  • Blue Jackets president accuses Ryan Johansen of extortion, reveals contract numbers

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have had enough of this Ryan Johansen restricted free agency negotiation.  To the point where affable team president John Davidson called it “extortion." * He announced that the team had offered Johansen $6 million over two years and $32 million over six years (which JD…

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    Calling out fantasy football's biggest flukes

    Rotoworld: Adam Levitan joins Jenna Corrado to give his list of players that may have shown flashes of brilliance, but most likely were flukes thus far.

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