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NFL fans in Florida seem to like Tom Brady more than any of their three teams’ players

Thursday  03:11,   29 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Florida has not had a good NFL team in a very long time, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins have uninspiring rosters. That, combined with a lot of northern transplants, means that fans in Florida don’t[...]

Tim Tebow hit a home run in his second game after getting promoted

Thursday  03:05,   29 june 2017
For The Win

He's handling the promotion well.He has already hit a home[...]

Cowboys pass rusher David Irving gets 4-game PED suspension

Thursday  02:50,   29 june 2017
Associated Press

Dallas defensive end David Irving has been suspended the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. The ban announced Wednesday leaves the Cowboys without two potential starting pass[...]

Nolan Arenado made a ridiculous diving stop and throw all from the ground

Thursday  02:30,   29 june 2017
For The Win

Just[...]

Carl Edwards Jr. gives funny reason for skipping Cubs’ White House visit

Thursday  02:20,   29 june 2017
Larry Brown Sports

Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. can now add “aspiring comedian” to his resume along with “World Series champion.” Edwards was one of 10 Cubs who skipped an informal visit to President Donald Trump’s White House on Wednesday, months after the[...]

Chile penalty hero Bravo: I was injured!

Thursday  02:05,   29 june 2017
MSN

The Manchester City goalkeeper performed heroics against Portugal but admitted post-match he was suffering with fitnessBravo saved all three Portugal penalties to send Chile into the final after the match ended 0-0, with Arturo Vidal, Charles[...]

Fading fast: Ronda Rousey shows how quickly the 'where are they now' point can be reached

Thursday  01:51,   29 june 2017
Sports Illustrated

As with magic and comedy, misdirection plays a vital role in mixed martial arts. Take an opponent to one place and drop them off somewhere else. Goad an opponent into concentrating on the right hand, then snap off a kick with the left leg. Take the [...]

Chile crush Portugal on penalties to reach Confed Cup final

Thursday  01:25,   29 june 2017
Associated Press

Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves as Chile crushed Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final on Wednesday. Bravo, who missed the first two cup games in Russia because of injury, stopped penalties by[...]

NHL free agent rumors: Top five destinations for Kevin Shattenkirk

Thursday  00:43,   29 june 2017
Sporting News

The NHL's top unrestricted free agent figures to have no shortage of suitors and will get the contract to match.At 28, Shattenkirk should have plenty of productive years ahead of him. His 56 points in 80 games, split between St. Louis and[...]

Report: FBI investigating 2021 track world championships awarding to Eugene, Oregon

Thursday  00:35,   29 june 2017
Sports Illustrated

The FBI is currently investigating the International Athletics Federation's decision to award the 2021 track and field world championships to Eugene, Oregon, according to Mark Daly of the BBC. Eugene's Hayward Field was selected to host the[...]

Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event in Woods' absence

Thursday  00:22,   29 june 2017
Associated Press

Tiger Woods' extended absence from golf isn't being felt just on the course. Woods can bring excitement to a tournament even if he isn't playing, as he's shown over the years at the Quicken Loans National, which he hosts. This year, Woods[...]

Jason Williams out 6-8 months after injury in Big3 debut

Wednesday  23:55,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams will miss six to eight months after suffering a knee injury in the opening game of the Big3. Corey Maggette also won't be on the court after lower leg surgery, but Ice Cube expects to see more of Allen Iverson[...]

Mike Tyson took a bite out of both Evander Holyfield's ears 20 years ago today

Wednesday  23:55,   28 june 2017
Houston Chronicle

It was the chomp seen (and felt) around the world and it all went down 20 years ago this week. On June 28, 1997 during a championship bout at the the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas between boxers Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, Tyson bit[...]

Roach: Pacquiao wants Horn knockout to lure Mayweather

Wednesday  23:35,   28 june 2017
Reuters

Manny Pacquiao is seeking a dominant win over Australia's Jeff Horn to try and coax Floyd Mayweather Jr into a re-match, the Filippino's long-time trainer Freddie Roach has said. Pacquiao, who was defeated by American Mayweather in an[...]

Kyle Busch's interim crew chief fined, suspended

Wednesday  23:35,   28 june 2017
Sporting News

Busch, already without crew chief Adam Stevens, loses Ben Beshore after two loose lug nuts were found in a post-race inspection.Ben Beshore on Wednesday was fined $20,000 and suspended one race by NASCAR after inspectors discovered two loose lug[...]