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Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez's brain, lawyer says - ESPN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:32

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Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez's brain, lawyer says
ESPN
BOSTON -- Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former NFL player's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In a news conference at his offices, attorney Jose Baez said testing showed that Hernandez ...
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues NFL, Patriots Amid CTE DiagnosisBleacher Report
Aaron Hernandez Found to Have 'Severe' CTESports Illustrated
Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, PatsSFGate
New York Times -Deadspin -TMZ.com -PEOPLE.com
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Ohio State football is worth $1.5 billion - is that something to brag about? Doug Lesmerises - cleveland.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:02

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Ohio State football is worth $1.5 billion - is that something to brag about? Doug Lesmerises
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Is a $1.5 billion amateur football team, which is what Ohio State has been declared, really something to celebrate? Is a $1.5 billion amateur football team, which is what Ohio State has been declared, really something to celebrate?( Marvin Fong, The ...
Ohio State football | Buckeyes might run with Dobbins, Weber in two-back setThe Columbus Dispatch
Football: Wall Street Journal lists Ohio State listed as the most valuable college football team in the nationOSU - The Lantern
OU Football Program Ranked 3rd Most Valuable in Nationkfor.com
Scout -WKYC-TV
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Purple-clad Ravens fans flock to London's pubs, Picadilly and Parliament - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:00

Baltimore Sun

Purple-clad Ravens fans flock to London's pubs, Picadilly and Parliament
Baltimore Sun
Ravens fans have been checking out nightclubs in London this week, planning a “Purple Pub crawl” through Piccadilly Circus and heading to the Tower of London and Parliament. “Ravens were the excuse. London is the draw to come,” said Jim Runser of ...
LOOK: Jaguars unveil awesome cleats for London game against RavensCBSSports.com
Will the trip to Wembley fair well for this Jaguars squad?isportsweb.com (blog)
Mayor Lenny Curry flies with Jaguars players to London for annual gameFlorida Times-Union
ESPN (blog) -International Business Times -Cecil Whig -Toronto Sun
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Better matchup for the Wild Card Game: Angels or Twins? - River Avenue Blues (blog)

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:33

River Avenue Blues (blog)

Better matchup for the Wild Card Game: Angels or Twins?
River Avenue Blues (blog)
With a week and a half left in the season, the Yankees appear set to host the American League Wild Card Game. The team is still in hot pursuit of the division crown, but the Red Sox's extra-inning escapes against the Rays, Orioles and Blue Jays in ...

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Ezekiel Elliott on lack of effort: I can't do that; I can't put that type of stuff on film - NBCSports.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:33

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Ezekiel Elliott on lack of effort: I can't do that; I can't put that type of stuff on film
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Ezekiel Elliott heard LaDainian Tomlinson's criticism, and the Cowboys star running back didn't dispute he showed a “lack of effort” on Chris Harris' interception. “I guess you could say it looked like that,” Elliott said Thursday in his first comments ...
Watson, Texans face bigger challenge against PatriotsFOXSports.com
Writer's Blocks: Charting Dez's Season, Zeke's Attitude, CB Depth & MoreDallasCowboys.com
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott on lack of effort: 'I just can't do that. I was frustrated, and I wasn't myself'Dallas News (blog)
CBSSports.com -Blogging The Boys (blog) -Bleacher Report -SB Nation
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Cornhuskers fire AD Shawn Eichorst - ESPN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:26

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Cornhuskers fire AD Shawn Eichorst
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Nebraska has fired athletic director Shawn Eichorst, the school announced Thursday. He had been the school's AD since 2012. "Shawn has led Nebraska Athletics in many positive ways, but those efforts have not translated into on-field performance," ...
Eichorst out as Husker athletic director; Nebraska begins search for new ADLincoln Journal Star
Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst as frustration swirls around football programSporting News
Nebraska Fires Athletic Director Shawn EichorstMonday Morning Quarterback
CBS sports.com (blog) -Landof10.com -ClutchPoints -Nebraska Today - University of Nebraska–Lincoln
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Game Day Experience Information: Week 3 - BuffaloBills.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:03

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Game Day Experience Information: Week 3
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The Buffalo Bills will host the Denver Broncos at New Era Field on Sunday, Sept. 24. Here's a full breakdown of what you need to know. Abbott Road Closing: 8:00 a.m.. Gates Open: 11:30 a.m.. Player Warm-Ups: 11:55 a.m.. Stampede Performance: 12:45 ...
CJ Anderson changed it up this offseason. Now he says he's back to “playing undrafted.”The Denver Post
Broncos prepare for Bills' ground stampede of LeSean McCoy, Tyrod TaylorDenverBroncos.com (blog)
MHR Live: Breaking BuffaloMile High Report (blog)
Bleacher Report -Grand Forks Herald -NFL Spin Zone -NBCSports.com
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Former Texas RB Ricky Williams arrested on outstanding traffic warrants - Sporting News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:35

Sporting News

Former Texas RB Ricky Williams arrested on outstanding traffic warrants
Sporting News
Ricky Williams found himself behind bars after a routine traffic stop Wednesday, according to KWTX 10. The former Texas running back, who won the Heisman during his junior year, was brought in to the Travis County Jail in Austin after police discovered ...
Ricky Williams arrested in Texas - on traffic warrantsYahoo Sports
Former Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams arrested in TexasPalm Beach Post
Former UT, NFL star Ricky Williams arrested in AustinDallas News (blog)
Beaumont Enterprise -WFAA -Patch.com -KSAT San Antonio
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Charles Barkley on players: 'Poor babies' can't play back-to-backs - ESPN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:44

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Charles Barkley on players: 'Poor babies' can't play back-to-backs
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Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is "angry" that the NBA moved up the start of the season to decrease the number of back-to-back games and eliminate any teams playing four games in five nights. Speaking at Southern Methodist University on Wednesday, ...
Charles Barkley says Mavericks' Dennis Smith Jr. is in two-man race for Rookie of the Year with this guy...Dallas News (blog)
Charles Barkley Calls Out "Poor Babies" In The NBAHotNewHipHop
Charles Barkley blasts NBA players for wanting more rest time during regular seasonFanSided
The Comeback (blog) -Twitter
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Ricky Williams Arrested After Traffic Stop in Texas - Sports Illustrated

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:42

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Ricky Williams Arrested After Traffic Stop in Texas
Sports Illustrated
Former NFL running back Ricky Williams was arrested Wednesday in Texas after being pulled over by police. Austin police told local NBC affiliate KXAN that Williams was stopped because his car did not have a rear license plate. The officer then learned ...

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Andre Ward says in statement on his website that he's 'leaving' boxing - ESPN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:32

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Andre Ward says in statement on his website that he's 'leaving' boxing
ESPN
Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward said in a statement on his website that he is "leaving" boxing. "I want to be clear -- I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and ...
Kovalev: Right Now It's 1-1; I Want a Third Fight With WardBoxingScene.com
Andre Ward Retires From Boxing Aged 33, Gives His ReasonsBoxing News and Views

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Atletico Madrid agree deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa - ESPN FC

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:38

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Atletico Madrid agree deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa
ESPN FC
Alejandro Moreno says Diego Costa and Antonio Conte aren't built to repair the bridges that have been burned between them. Chelsea have confirmed that Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to re-sign Diego Costa. A statement on Chelsea's website read: ...
Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Insists Star Will Be Available for Atletico Clash Despite Broken WristSports Illustrated
Diego Costa finally seals Chelsea exit as Atletico Madrid close deal for Spanish internationalThe Independent
Chelsea confirm agreement with Atletico Madrid for '£53m transfer' of outcast striker Diego CostaDaily Mail
Daily Star -Sport24 -Mirror.co.uk -SkySports
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NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate tanking - ESPN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:31

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NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate tanking
ESPN
The NBA's pursuit of draft lottery reform is rooted in research that "many fans continue to say that so-called tanking is making them less interested in the league," president of league operations Byron Spruell told ESPN. Lottery reform is moving ...
We have the fix for NBA tanking (and it isn't the lottery)SB Nation
Report: NBA's pursuit of draft lottery reform based on research that fans hate tankingCBSSports.com

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The 21 best bets for Week 4 college football, including *defense* in Oklahoma State v. TCU - SB Nation

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:09

SB Nation

The 21 best bets for Week 4 college football, including *defense* in Oklahoma State v. TCU
SB Nation
I had a disastrous, 5-11 Week 2 that included a 1-5 record in wagers decided by a single score, and a push on Iowa State, despite the Cyclones taking Iowa to overtime. If you take an underdog and the games goes to overtime, you're likely ...
Big 12 games that count, with top defense TCU at Oklahoma StUSA TODAY
College Football Week 4 Odds: Lines for This Week's Two Ranked MatchupsSports Illustrated
5 things TCU fans need to know about Oklahoma State: Beware 'the Tom Brady of college football'Dallas News
NCAA.com -Forbes
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Frazier's walk-off HR, plus nine more moments from around the Majors: 9/20/17 - Green Valley News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:46

Green Valley News

Frazier's walk-off HR, plus nine more moments from around the Majors: 9/20/17
Green Valley News
About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations into an independent technology company. Major League ...
No Harm Will Come from MLB Extending its NettingThe Sports Post (blog)
The 'MLB is as powerful as ever' quizYardbarker

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After Only 2 Weeks, the Giants May Already Be Out of Time and Answers - Bleacher Report

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:17

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After Only 2 Weeks, the Giants May Already Be Out of Time and Answers
Bleacher Report
Funeral services for the playoff hopes and dreams of the New York Giants will be held Sunday evening, September 24, in Philadelphia. That's where the Giants, with their slapstick offensive line and Odell Will Save Us self-improvement plan, will be ...
A Giant plea: 'Don't turn your backs on us just yet'ESPN (blog)
Eli Manning stays on the high roadNBCSports.com
Manning on McAdoo criticism: 'He knows I can take it'NFL.com
NJ.com -New York Daily News -New York Post -Syracuse.com
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Ex-MLB Star Mondesi Jailed for 8 Years Over Corruption: Report - 41 NBC News

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:10

Ex-MLB Star Mondesi Jailed for 8 Years Over Corruption: Report
41 NBC News
Former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi has been sentenced to eight years in prison and fined 60 million pesos for corruption as mayor of San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic, Hector Gomez reports. Mondesi served a six-year term as mayor from ...

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Angels again fall short against the red-hot Indians - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:08

Los Angeles Times

Angels again fall short against the red-hot Indians
Los Angeles Times
The Angels have proved they can hang with the American League's best teams. What they have yet to exhibit is that they have enough assembled talent to actually beat them. They played another tight, tenuous game against the current class of baseball ...
Francisco Lindor hits homer No.31 as Cleveland Indians beat Los Angeles Angels, 6-5cleveland.com
Tribe outlasts Angels 6-5 to win 13th straight on roadLet's Go Tribe
Cleveland Indians Set New AL Record with 25-1 SpanBleacher Report
Reuters -WKYC-TV -Halo's Heaven -Press of Atlantic City
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Is Saquon Barkley better than Ezekiel Elliott? NFL scouts weigh in - Yahoo Sports

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:44

Yahoo Sports

Is Saquon Barkley better than Ezekiel Elliott? NFL scouts weigh in
Yahoo Sports
There's an endearing innocence that's accompanied Penn State running back Saquon Barkley's rise to one of the most dynamic players in college football. He entered this summer more excited by the notion of moving off-campus than auditioning for the NFL ...
Individual Matchup to Watch: Saquon Barkley vs. Iowa's LinebackersBlack Heart Gold Pants
Another way for Saquon Barkley to worry Penn State opponentsPhilly.com
Saquon Barkley is a Heisman candidate who's also destined for NFL stardomThe Phinsider
The Daily Collegian Online -Landof10.com
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