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  • NFL Replies to Report They Banned Lady Gaga From Bringing Up Trump During Halftime Show

    Black Sports Online "Lady Gaga is the halftime performer at this years Superbowl and we can expect a spectacle. Lady Gaga is an incredible performer and nothing is off limits to her, including politics. She was very vocal this past election campaign and was/still is “with her”. Naturally, with the political climate..." January 18

  • Skip Bayless: Jerry Jones is blinded by his pride

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys refuse to name breakout rookie star Dak Prescott, who made the Pro Bowl this season, as the starting quarterback moving forward, and team owner Jerry Jones made some bold claims about Tony Romo's ability that could indicate the 36-year-old may return as the starter in Dallas..." January 18

  • Bill O'Brien won't hire OC, will continue to call plays

    NFL.com "The Houston Texans will not hire a new offensive coordinator after parting ways with George Godsey, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, per sources informed of the team's thinking. Coach Bill O'Brien, who took over the play-calling duties from Godsey midway through the year..." January 18

  • Brandon Marshall considers himself underpaid by the Jets

    Sportsnaut "Wide receiver Brandon Marshall and the New York Jets are coming off a disastrous 2016 season. Marshall himself put up a career-worst performance, tallying just 59 receptions for 788 yards and three touchdowns. This played a role in the Jets regressing from a 10-win 2015 campaign to the AFC East’s..." January 18

  • Raiders' Donald Penn's Baby Mama BLASTS HIM ... In Ultimate Diss Video

    TMZ "It's gonna be a looong off-season for Raiders star lineman Donald Penn ... his reality star baby mama just went FULL 2PAC in an angry video blasting him for "trying to play me like a stupid ass bitch." Backstory ... former "Bad Girls Club" star Camilla Poindexter gave birth to Donald's daughter..." January 18

  • Carmelo Anthony sounds annoyed after ‘short’ meeting with Phil Jackson

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony said he’s done wondering what Knicks management thinks of him and wants to be more “focused’’ on guiding his teammates through this crisis than being any further off-the-court distraction. Anthony provided scant insight Wednesday into his meeting the day prior with Knicks..." January 18

  • Members of Knicks organization want to part ways with Carmelo Anthony

    ESPN "“Carmelo, as great a player as he is, still has another level he can go to. And I hope together, with the team we create, he can get there." These were Phil Jackson’s words on the day he took over as New York Knicks president. Jackson described Carmelo Anthony that day as one of the top scorers..." January 18

  • Tristan Thompson Just Using Khloe For More Social Media Followers & Potential Endorsement Deals

    Black Sports Online "Tristan Thompson plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Normally when you Google an athlete things about the sport they play come up, even if it is off the court things it still is connected to the sport. What happens when you google Tristan Thompson now? This isn’t uncommon for athletes who..." January 18

  • Ty Lue says Draymond Green ‘wanted to send a message’ with flagrant foul on LeBron

    Fox Sports "Midway through the second quarter of the Golden State Warriors’ blowout win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, Draymond Green collided with LeBron James and was whistled for a flagrant foul for his actions. It probably should have been only a common foul, but given Green’s history and..." January 18

  • Sixers to consider run at Jrue Holiday this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "Could the Philadelphia 76ers be throwing it back to the pre-Process days? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, the Sixers “will take a hard look” at New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday this summer in free agency. The 26-year-old Holiday, who is averaging 13.9..." January 18

  • Raines, Bagwell, Pudge elected to Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Premier leadoff man Tim Raines, Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell and strong-armed backstop Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Results of the balloting of the Baseball Writers' Association of America were revealed on Wednesday. Raines, Bagwell and Pudge, along..." January 18

  • Rob Manfred: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don’t Expect Rules Changes

    CBS New York "Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he’s reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it. Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday, Manfred acknowledged “there has been an explosion in terms of the..." January 18

  • Angels extend Calhoun with 3-year deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Angels have agreed to a three-year contract extension with right fielder Kole Calhoun, per a club announcement, covering the 2017 through 2019 seasons. Importantly, the deal includes an option for 2020, which means that the team will pick up an added season of control while buying out all of..." January 18

  • Jose Bautista’s new deal with Blue Jays has attendance bonus

    Sportsnet "Jose Bautista is guaranteed to receive $18 million in 2017 after signing a one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. However, he could earn more than that depending on how many fans show up to the Rogers Centre this year. According to baseball insider Jon Heyman, Bautista’s new deal comes..." January 18

  • Bryce Harper lobbies for Matt Wieters and Greg Holland

    Hardball Talk "Nothing is happening as the baseball world waits four more hours for the Hall of Fame announcement. Question: why do it at 6pm? For MLB Network ratings? Let’s be real, there are “Golden Girls” reruns on third-tier basic cable that are gonna draw a bigger audience. Why not announce it now so people..." January 18

  • Bruins’ Marchand: Gay teammate would be accepted, ‘no question’

    ESPN "After 500 career games, fans and opponents around the league know exactly the type of player Boston Bruins left winger Brad Marchand is on the ice. He's a competitor. He's a pest. He has the ability to relentlessly aggravate whoever he's facing. Marchand, 28, is also one of the better two-way..." January 18

  • Vanek likes Detroit, but knows he could be traded

    NHL.com "Ken Holland wants to be patient. He never has had to sell before the NHL Trade Deadline since becoming general manager of the Detroit Red Wings in 1997, and he wants to wait until almost the last moment before deciding what to do this season. The Red Wings have one game in the week leading to..." January 18

  • NHL coaches fired under strange circumstances

    Sportsnet "On Tuesday afternoon, the New York Islanders became the second team this season to part ways its head coach. Jack Capuano spent parts of seven seasons with the Islanders, leading them to the playoffs in three of the last four years, two seasons with more than 100 points and their first playoff..." January 18

  • Chris Kreider fined $5,000 for using helmet in fight with Cody Eakin

    Fox Sports "Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin probably had a good idea that some New York Rangers players would come after him during their game on Tuesday night. He probably didn’t imagine that they’d use his own helmet against him. Back in December, Eakin was suspended for four games after taking a brutal..." January 18

  • Colorado Avalanche shut down Semyon Varlamov through all-star break

    Sportsnet "When it rains, it pours. The Colorado Avalanche, currently last place in the NHL, will be without goaltender Semyon Varlamov at least through the all-star break at the end of January. Varlamov has a groin injury after allowing five goals on 26 shots against the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday..." January 18

  • Egypt Soccer Legend Put on Country's Terror Watch List

    TMZ "One of Egypt's most most famous soccer players EVER has been put on the country's terror watch and no-fly list over allegations he contributed money to the Muslim Brotherhood. The player is Mohamed Aboutrika -- who was an absolute STUD before retiring in 2013. In fact, he was named African..." January 18

  • New rules crushed Chinese club’s Costa hopes

    Pro Soccer Talk "New Chinese Super League rules stopped the nation from acquiring four of the biggest names in the football world. Tianjin Quanjian believed it had successful bids lined up for Chelsea’s Diego Costa in addition to Real Madrid frontman Karim Benzema, Monaco’s Radamel Falcao, and PSG’s Edinson..." January 18

  • Juventus to offer Arsenal audacious Miralem Pjanic swap deal for Alexis Sanchez

    Metro "Italian giants Juventus are reportedly lining up an audacious swoop for Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez. The front page of Italian newspaper Tuttosport claims the Serie A champions are plotting an ambitious transfer package that could see highly rated Bosnian international Miralem Pjanic..." January 18

  • Manchester United's Luke Shaw set to get more game time - report

    ESPN FC "Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw will get a chance to impress in the coming games as he tries to fight his way back into Jose Mourinho's plans, Press Association Sport has reported. Shaw, who spent 10 months out following a double leg break suffered in September 2015, has seen his comeback..." January 18

  • Manchester City star Yaya Toure rejects lucrative offers to move to China on £430,000 per week

    Daily Mail "Yaya Toure has rejected a £430,000-a-week offer from the Chinese Super League to stay at Manchester City. Toure, who turned down a £520,000-a-week package from Jiangsu Suning 12 months ago, would have earned £22.5million-a-year from the unnamed club. The 33-year-old Ivory Coast star will see..." January 18

  • Miami's Gus Edwards to transfer

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Entering this past season, running back was set to be a position of strength for the Miami Hurricanes, with a stable of talented backs providing depth and experience. Things will look a little different this year. Gus Edwards, a redshirt junior, is transferring from Miami, the school..." January 18

  • Former Oregon players describe Chip Kelly's 'military-style' training

    Oregonian "Nothing wrong with a well supervised and appropriate "military-style" exercise for a college football program. But what went down last week at the University of Oregon was neither of those things. Three Ducks players were hospitalized. On Tuesday, new strength coach Irele Oderinde was suspended..." January 18

  • Oregon suspends strength coach Irele Oderinde after hospitalizations

    Larry Brown Sports "Oregon suspended new strength coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after recent workouts led to the hospitalization of three players. The Ducks recently hired new head coach Willie Taggart, who assembled a coaching staff that was looking to make an impression on the program. That led to..." January 18

  • Oklahoma CB Parrish Cobb named in aggravated robbery arrest warrants

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Oklahoma cornerback Parrish Cobb is named in arrest warrants in Central Texas, charging him with aggravated robbery, his attorney confirmed to the Waco Herald-Tribune on Tuesday. Cobb, 19, is identified as a suspect in an armed robbery Jan. 10 in Bellmead, near Waco, the warrants say. His..." January 18

  • Arkansas names Paul Rhoads defensive coordinator

    SEC Country "Arkansas has named defensive backs coach Paul Rhoads as its new defensive coordinator, coach Bret Bielema tweeted Monday night after a team meeting. Rhoads will replace Robb Smith, who resigned and took the Minnesota defensive coordinator job last week. Rhoads spent seven seasons as Iowa..." January 17

  • Grayson Allen's NBA Draft stock likely won't be affected by on-court antics

    Sporting News "We’ve seen his legs and arms flail as he cheap-shots opponents. We’ve seen his coach fail in levying a one-game suspension and somehow labeling it “indefinite.” We’ve seen Duke’s Grayson Allen flip and flop and agonize and take a hit or two. We’ve heard interim coach Jeff Capel say that scrutiny..." January 18

  • Ole Miss Player Rasheed Brooks Hospitalized After Suffering On-Court Seizure

    Deadspin "Shortly after halftime of this evening’s Ole Miss-Tennessee game, Ole Miss senior Rasheed Brooks collapsed in front of his team’s bench. He was carted off the court shortly after and Ole Miss eventually won the game. The school announced that he’d suffered a seizure and had gone to the hospital." January 18

  • Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. lost for season with torn ACL

    Omaha World-Herald "Maurice Watson is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL, the Creighton guard announced Tuesday. "Sucks that I have to go out this way, but I have terrible news," Watson posted on social media. "My MRI discovered I suffered a torn ACL. I'm devastated in the fact that I cannot finish out..." January 17

  • South Florida transfer Jahmal McMurray will enroll in JUCO

    Fanrag Sports "South Florida Bulls transfer Jahmal McMurray told FanRag Sports that he is going to enroll in a junior college for the rest of the year, then choose a university in June. A sophomore point guard, he was South Florida’s top returning scorer from last season. He was suspended the first six games..." January 17

  • Yes, Grayson Allen needs to rein it in, but we're the ones who've gone too far

    CBS Sports "Grayson Allen has kicked opponents, embarrassed Duke, supposedly shoved an opposing assistant coach, had an on-the-bench meltdown and devolved from star player to reviled villain. Got it. Now let's move on. In the crash and rush of today's social-media driven frenzy, it's too easy for..." January 17