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  • The arrogance of Roger Goodell

    Yahoo! Sports "Deflate-gate was a case born of ignorance and lost through arrogance. There was so much arrogance that Roger Goodell was sitting there in April ‐ after New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft conceded defeat, two draft picks, a million bucks and incalculable prestige – and the commissioner..." September 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jason Pierre Paul plans to return to Giants next week, per @DanGrazianoESPN. Giants will examine hand and determine when he can play.

  • High school coach who never punts: I'd win a Super Bowl with the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys haven't won a Super Bowl since 1995, a 20-year drought that could've been avoided if Jerry Jones had just hired Kevin Kelley. Now, if you're wondering who Kevin Kelley is, he's the high school football coach in Arkansas who never lets his team punt the ball and Kelley says..." September 03

  • Broncos’ T.J. Ward Suspended One Game

    Pro Football Rumors "Broncos safety T.J. Ward has been suspended for the first game of the 2015 season for violating the league’s personal conduct policy, reports Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports (Twitter links). Ward will miss the Broncos’ Week 1 game against the Ravens before returning two weeks from tonight to play the..." September 03

  • Roger Goodell will not attend Patriots-Steelers Week 1 NFL 2015 opener

    CBS Sports "Next Thursday the Patriots and Steelers will kick off the 2015 NFL season at Gillette Stadium. After Judge Richard Berman vacated his suspension Thursday, Tom Brady will be there! And Roger Goodell will ... not. The NFL told Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports the NFL Commissioner won't be present in..." September 03

  • Bryce Harper is the National League MVP, playoffs or not

    Sporting News "The case for Bryce Harper to be the National League MVP is as clear as his name at the top of so many leaderboards. The Nationals’ 22-year-old superstar is tops in the National League in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS, OPS+, runs created, isolated power, wOBA,..." September 03

  • Giants GM says pitcher Lincecum done for the season

    San Francisco Chronicle "There were other years when it seemed as though Tim Linccum had thrown his final pitch as a San Francisco Giant. Now, it seems more real. General manager Bobby Evans said on KNBR on Thursday morning that Lincecum is done for the season and likely will undergo hip surgery, which almost certainly..." September 03

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    Alanna Rizzo @alannarizzo

    The world rejoices: Seager is in the line-up. pic.twitter.com/vT5BNiJ2AI

  • David Ortiz is more likely to be boned in Hall of Fame voting for being a DH than for PED stuff

    Hardball Talk "I’ll preface this by saying — though I presume most of you know that I think this anyway — that whatever stock you put in David Ortiz‘s PED associations, I do not think they should enter into his Hall of Fame candidacy one iota. To the extent there is stuff on him it’s generally weak stuff about..." September 03

  • Dodgers to promote Baseball America No.1 overall prospect Corey Seager

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers are calling up top infield prospect Corey Seager, tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Seager is ranked by many as the game’s top overall prospect. The 21-year-old Seager is the younger brother of Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager and is a former first-round pick (18th overall in..." September 03

  • Jazz guard Dante Exum undergoes successful ACL repair surgery

    CBS Sports "While playing for the Australian National Team in early August, Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum tore his ACL. The non-contact injury happened in an exhibition against Slovenia and immediately it was assumed Exum's 2015-16 season would likely be full of rehab and probably not any real game action. A..." September 03

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    Scott Souza @scott_souza

    Former #Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he recently played golf with Ray Allen, claims he did not try to talk him into a comeback (this time).

  • HEAT Signs Greg Whittington

    NBA.com "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Greg Whittington. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whittington appeared in nine total games (six starts) with the HEAT during Summer League play in both Orlando and Las Vegas this summer and averaged 9.1 points,..." September 03

  • Gilbert Arenas’ assistant John White guilty of stealing $2 million

    Larry Brown Sports "A former personal assistant to Gilbert Arenas has been found guilty of stealing more than $2 million from Arenas during a three-year span. John A. White, who served as Arenas’s assistant from 2006-2012, was convicted on Wednesday of 11 counts of wire fraud and four counts of filing a false..." September 03

  • Should Ricky Rubio ‘Have Confidence’ He’s A Part Of The Timberwolves’ Future?

    Uproxx "If all goes according to plan for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Andrew Wiggins will be an electric superstar wing and Karl-Anthony Towns a dominant two-way force on the interior. But two foundational players alone won’t be enough to win a title in the NBA unless they’re surrounded by quality..." September 03

  • Nicklas Backstrom ‘not in a rush’ to return from hip surgery

    Washington Post "Center Nicklas Backstrom was just another early returnee to the practice rink Thursday morning, one more member of the Washington Capitals tuning up during informal workouts with the preseason two weeks away. There was no contact during the drills and four-on-four scrimmage, nor will there be..." September 03

  • Coyotes Sign Merkley To Entry-Level Contract

    NHL.com "Arizona Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed forward Nick Merkley to a three-year entry-level contract. As per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. The 5-foot-10, 191-pound Merkley registered 20-70-90 with a plus-29 rating in 72..." September 03

  • How hockey analytics forecast future success and failure

    TSN "One of the big reasons hockey analytics have really exploded in recent years is their ability to forecast mean reversion well in advance of the rest of the industry. The two most prominent examples of that were the 2011-12 Los Angeles Kings and the 2012-13 Toronto Maple Leafs. That Kings team..." September 03

  • Penguins 'racist' locker room prank revealed in Jarkko Ruutu’s book

    Yahoo! Sports "Jarkko Ruutu was one of the NHL’s greatest pests during his 11-season career. Two of those seasons were with the Pittsburgh Penguins, where Ruutu shared a locker room with forwards Colby Armstrong and Georges Laraque, both of whom are now retired. And now, in his new Finnish-language book “The..." September 03

  • Flames have yet to lock up fan-favourite Micheal Ferland

    Calgary Sun "Training camp is two weeks away and if Micheal Ferland doesn’t have a deal in place, he won’t be on the ice with the Calgary Flames. Problem being, the team appears no closer to a contract with the restricted free-agent left winger, the last of the team’s players without a deal. “Just money..." September 03

  • Cardale Jones released from hospital after headache scare, 'doing fine'

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache. "I was just with him," coach Urban Meyer said on his weekly radio show on WBNS 97.1 The Fan. "He had a migraine, and he..." September 03

  • Statement from Rutgers AD Julie Hermann on player arrests

    Newark Star-Ledger "The five current Rutgers football players charged Thursday with assaulting a group of individuals, including one student whose jaw was broken during the unprovoked attack, have been suspended, athletics director Julie Hermann said in a statement. "The students involved are currently suspended..." September 03

  • 5 Rutgers Football Players Arrested For Assaulting a Bunch of People

    Newark Star-Ledger "Five current Rutgers football players, including the cornerback in the center of a university-led investigation into coach Kyle Flood, were charged Thursday with assaulting a group of individuals, including one student whose jaw was broken during the unprovoked attack, Middlesex County Prosecutor..." September 03

  • Kyle Flood says he is coaching Rutgers on Saturday

    College Football Talk "It was a bit of a bizarre scene at Rutgers football practice Thursday morning. Police showed up, as did athletics director Julie Herman. Given the recent headlines involving head football coach Kyle Flood, you could be forgiven for expecting something bad to go down. That was not the case,..." September 03

  • Report: Cardale Jones taken to hospital with migraine, expected to be fine

    The Score "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was reportedly hospitalized Wednesday night with a severe migraine. Two of Jones' siblings posted cryptic messages on Facebook, saying last year's Big Ten championship game MVP has been rushed to an area hospital In one Facebook post, brother Devonte..." September 03

  • UNC picks up commitment from 2016 prospect Tony Bradley Jr.

    Sporting News - NCAAB "North Carolina's men's basketball team received its first commitment from the Class of 2016 on Wednesday. Tony Bradley Jr., a 6-10, 235-pound power forward from Bartow, Fla., announced on Twitter that he will join the Tar Heels next season. " September 03

  • Virginia still awaiting eligibility decision on four-star forward Mamadi Diakite

    The Roanoke Times "Nine days after the start of classes at Virginia, prize men’s basketball recruit Mamadi Diakite remained in limbo Wednesday. Once listed as one of the nation’s top prospects for the entering class of 2016, Diakite had been hoping to move up his enrollment to this year, although not necessarily..." September 03

  • Beard, Williams plead not guilty to forgery charges

    Arkansas Online "One current and one former Arkansas basketball player pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of first-degree forgery. Anton Beard and Jacorey Williams were arraigned in Washington County Circuit Court. Prosecutors charged Beard with three counts of first-degree forgery, while Williams was..." September 03

  • UConn's Kevin Ollie showing he can win recruiting battles

    CBS Sports "Many people including myself wondered how UConn coach Kevin Ollie would do on the recruiting trail following Jim Calhoun and the plethora of pros that he lured to UConn during his Hall-of-Fame career, but the former NBA point guard has answered the bell with flying colors. After dominating the..." September 03

  • Harvard point guard Siyani Chambers out for the season with torn ACL

    College Basketball Talk "Harvard senior point guard Siyani Chambers is taking a voluntary leave of absence and will be out for the 2015-16 season after tearing his ACL in workouts, according to a release. Chambers has to leave school for the year because of Ivy League rules against athletic redshirts and will look to..." September 02

  • Van Gaal's treatment of Valdes is not fair, says Pedro as he reveals why he snubbed Manchester United

    Daily Mail "Chelsea forward Pedro has admitted that Manchester United’s treatment of his former team-mate Victor Valdes had an effect on him as he mulled over his future this summer. The Spain winger stops short of saying it was what made him move to London instead of Manchester, instead saying United..." September 03

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms he turned down AC Milan this summer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Iconic PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed to reporters in Paris that AC Milan made a major effort to bring the Swede back to the San Siro this summer. The Italian club had been very public all summer about wanting Zlatan to return, but according to the player himself, he was always going..." September 03

  • Gareth Bale 'will NEVER sign' after David De Gea saga

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United might NEVER be able to sign Gareth Bale after the David De Gea saga, report the Daily Star. The Red Devils have reportedly been interested in bringing Bale back to the Premier League from Real Madrid in a mega-money, record-breaking move. But the extraordinary collapse of..." September 03

  • Sturridge set to miss Liverpool's trip to Manchester United as he sets sights on comeback later in September

    Daily Mail "Daniel Sturridge is likely to miss Liverpool's trip to Manchester United on September 12 as he continues his recovery from injury. The 25-year-old is set to make a return this month, but the trip to Old Trafford has proved too ambitious a target. The club, however, expect that he will be..." September 03

  • Manchester United upgrade IT systems in the wake of David de Gea transfer saga

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have apparently worked fast to upgrade their IT systems after Real Madrid blamed their ageing technology for collapsing the David de Gea deal. The Premier League club today announced a partnership with IT services company, HCL Technologies, a far cry from the Window 95 systems..." September 03