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    ABC News

    Ex-Redskins RB Clinton Portis was ready to commit murder until friend talked him out of it

    Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis contemplated killing one of his former managers after losing millions of dollars in various investments, helping to wipe out part of his NFL fortune. In a story published by Sports Illustrated, Portis recounted a night four years ago in which he sat in a car outside a building, holding a gun and awaiting one of the managers he felt had ruined him financially. Portis had made $43.1 million in his nine-year NFL career, but most of it had either been spent or lost through investments or, one suit claimed, bank withdrawals without his consent. An anonymous friend, a television producer who had been trained as a family therapist, talked him out

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    NBC Sports

    John Wall says he’s trying to recruit Paul George to Washington

    The Washington Wizards head into this offseason with a real challenge to improve their team — they have no cap space. GM Ernie Grunfeld needs to find a way to bolster the bench, yet also could need to shed salary. “I am talking to some guys — Paul.

  • Tim Tebow hits home run in second game after being promoted
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    Big League Stew

    Tim Tebow hits home run in second game after being promoted

    Tebow Mania is only growing after the lefty went deep on Wednesday.