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'I Don't Know How Random It Is': Falcons DE on Drug Tests, Breaking Sack Record - Bleacher Report

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:38

Bleacher Report

'I Don't Know How Random It Is': Falcons DE on Drug Tests, Breaking Sack Record
Bleacher Report
Six sacks ago, Adrian Clayborn was as close to anonymous as any career NFL player. The 29-year-old Atlanta Falcons defensive end was picked in the first round of the 2011 draft, spent four years with the Bucs and is now in his third season with Atlanta.

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The Saints' Running Back Tandem Could Be The Best In History - FiveThirtyEight

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:22

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The Saints' Running Back Tandem Could Be The Best In History
FiveThirtyEight
Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara are changing New Orleans' offense while piling up obscene numbers. By Michael Salfino. Filed under NFL · Facebook · Twitter · Email. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES. The New Orleans Saints ...

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Insider notebook: Making early calls on NFL division races; Big Ben's big decline - CBSSports.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:38

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Insider notebook: Making early calls on NFL division races; Big Ben's big decline
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There are still nearly two months left in the NFL season, but in at least half of the divisions in the league there is not much to see here, anymore. Maybe it's the fact that we are about a year removed from a presidential election, and still have ...
NFL Week 11 Picks: Predictions for Each Game's Odds and Over/Under LinesBleacher Report
NFL Insiders predict: Week 11 upsets, flops, Pats' top challenger, moreESPN
It's a race for the NFC South, but do Saints or Panthers have the tougher stretch run?The Advocate
FanSided -WWL First News -Forbes -Sports Illustrated
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Tyron Woodley speaks out on potential UFC 219 fight with Nate Diaz: I'm ready - Daily Star

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:29

Daily Star

Tyron Woodley speaks out on potential UFC 219 fight with Nate Diaz: I'm ready
Daily Star
Late last night, news broke that the UFC are looking to have the pair headline their end-of-year show, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30. It's understood that talks between the parties have reached an advanced ...
Nate Diaz vs Tyron Woodley title fight being discussed for UFC 219Bloody Elbow
Tyron Woodley vs. Nate Diaz 'In Discussions' To Headline At UFC 219SPORTbible
Nate Diaz v Tyron Woodley title fight being discussed for UFC 219 headlinerSportsJOE.ie
Pundit Arena -LowKick MMA
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Draymond Green says Golden State Warriors are 'still getting better' - NBA.com (blog)

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:25

NBA.com (blog)

Draymond Green says Golden State Warriors are 'still getting better'
NBA.com (blog)
That 1-2 start the Golden State endured to open 2017-18 seems long ago, what with the Warriors in the throws of a seven-game win streak now. Golden State has won those games by an average of 19.8 points per game while also ranking first in the NBA in ...
5-on-5: How real are the Cavs' issues, and will they last?ESPN
Report: 'Growing sense' that Thomas could return in mid-December247Sports
The Cavs must play as if they're on a mission to strike fear into their opponentsKing James Gospel
cleveland.com -Sporting News -For The Win -Fear the Sword
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Patriots special teams captain heads home with injury - NBCSports.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19

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Patriots special teams captain heads home with injury
NBCSports.com
The Patriots are staying in Colorado Springs this week, so they can train at altitude in preparation for their game in Mexico City. But if a guy isn't going to be available Sunday, elevation much benefit. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Patriots ...
Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for third time in 2017Yahoo Sports
Patriots only had 1 penalty against the Broncos and that's more rare than you might expectPats Pulpit
Dion Lewis, Tom Brady earn AFC weekly honorsBoston Herald
MassLive.com (blog) -The Denver Channel -247Sports -Mile High Sports
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Arkansas fires AD Jeff Long; football coach Bret Bielema likely on shaky ground - ESPN

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:38

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Arkansas fires AD Jeff Long; football coach Bret Bielema likely on shaky ground
ESPN
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has been fired, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. A formal announcement is expected later Wednesday. The school's dismissal of Long likely signals football coach Bret Bielema is on his way out, too.
Jeff Long's reported exit as Arkansas athletic director is really bad news for Bret BielemaSB Nation
Reports: Jeff Long out as Arkansas athletic directorCBSSports.com
Jeff Long Out As Arkansas ADSports Illustrated
USA TODAY -Yahoo Sports -247Sports -Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Bills to start Nathan Peterman; Tyrod Taylor benched - ESPN

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:47

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Bills to start Nathan Peterman; Tyrod Taylor benched
ESPN
Peterman, a rookie fifth-round pick, replaced Taylor with less than five minutes remaining in a 47-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Taylor completed nine of 18 passes for 56 yards before being benched. Peterman went 7 of 19 for 79 yards and a ...
Bills bench QB Tyrod Taylor; Nathan Peterman to startNFL.com
Bills bench Tyrod Taylor, Nathan Peterman to start vs. ChargersCBSSports.com
Nathan Peterman to Start for Bills vs. Chargers over Tyrod TaylorBleacher Report
SB Nation -USA TODAY -FOXSports.com -BuffaloBills.com
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Jon Gruden: I haven't talked to anybody about a return to coaching, but never say never - NBCSports.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:26

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Jon Gruden: I haven't talked to anybody about a return to coaching, but never say never
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Former Raiders and Buccaneers head coach Jon Gruden isn't ruling out a return to the sideline. Gruden said on Mike & Mike that he is happy working for ESPN as a Monday Night Football commentator, but he also said he isn't going to declare that he ...
Tennessee Coaching Search Profile: Jon GrudenRocky Top Talk
Vols fan's musical plea for Jon Gruden in 'Devil Went Down to Georgia' parody includes Nick SabanAL.com
Talk of a Jon Gruden return heats up in TampaYahoo Sports
Team Speed Kills
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Everybody wants to hire Chip Kelly. Here's why Florida fans go above and beyond - SB Nation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:16

SB Nation

Everybody wants to hire Chip Kelly. Here's why Florida fans go above and beyond
SB Nation
It's peak RUMOR SEASON in Gainesville, and there's a somewhat unique reason for it: Gators are obsessed with winning via high-scoring offense. by Richard Johnson@RJ_Writes Nov 15, 2017, 8:16am EST. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Photo by Ezra ...
Chip Kelly makes almost too much sense for offense-starved FloridaWashington Post
Chip Kelly could be back, in college footballNBCSports.com
Rick and Tom podcast: Will Chip Kelly be the Gators' next head coach?Tampabay.com
GatorCountry.com -CBSSports.com -OregonLive.com -Gainesville Sun
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Nick reveals Dak Prescott's major mistake in calling the Week 11 Cowboys – Eagles game a 'must win' - FOXSports.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:11

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Nick reveals Dak Prescott's major mistake in calling the Week 11 Cowboys – Eagles game a 'must win'
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In his conversation with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe, Nick Wright explains why he thinks Dak Prescott made a major mistake by calling the Week 11 Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles game a 'must win'. Dak Prescott · Dallas Cowboys · First Things First ...
Michigan State's senior class showcases 'retribution,' hopes to leave on high noteMLive.com
Maryland faces challenging task to become bowl eligibleUSA TODAY
Michigan State vs. Maryland 'a program game' after Ohio State lossDetroit Free Press
cleveland.com -Land-Grant Holy Land -Eleven Warriors -247Sports
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Reports: Serena Williams to marry Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans - USA TODAY

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 06:54

USA TODAY

Reports: Serena Williams to marry Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans
USA TODAY
Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian this week, according to reports. The couple will wed in New Orleans, People reported, with guests arriving as early as Wednesday. The Daily Mail first reported details of the upcoming wedding.
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian reportedly getting married this weekNew York Daily News
Game, Set, Match! Serena Williams Is Getting Married in New Orleans This WeekPEOPLE.com
Serena Williams getting married in New Orleans Thursday: reportNOLA.com
The Grio -The Advocate -InStyle -Mirror.co.uk
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NFL picks 2017, Week 11: Experts split over Patriots, Saints games - SB Nation

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 06:00

SB Nation

NFL picks 2017, Week 11: Experts split over Patriots, Saints games
SB Nation
All season, we've been able to talk about how unpredictable every NFL game was — except for the Browns and whoever they lose to that week. No teams made themselves runaway favorites each week, other than maybe the Eagles. That's starting to change ...
NFL, Broadcasters Choose Between Old School, NewSports Illustrated
NFL report: Geezers still getting it doneFredericksburg.com

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Steelers vs. Titans: 6 keys to a Pittsburgh Thursday Night Football victory - PennLive.com

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 05:08

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Steelers vs. Titans: 6 keys to a Pittsburgh Thursday Night Football victory
PennLive.com
With the Steelers and the Tennessee Titans, Thursday Night Football - for one night and one night only, probably - pits two of the more in-form teams in the NFL against each other. Pittsburgh (7-2) spent last Sunday stopping itself from beating itself ...

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Anderson Silva Vows 'I Will Not Give Up' Following Failed USADA Drug Test - Sherdog.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 22:39

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Anderson Silva Vows 'I Will Not Give Up' Following Failed USADA Drug Test
Sherdog.com
Credit: Joao Baptista Anderson Silva Credit: Joao Baptista Anderson Silva Credit: Joao Baptista Anderson Silva (185) vs. Derek Brunson (186) Credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com Anderson Silva (185) Credit: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com Anderson Silva Credit: ...
Weidman gives update on hand injury, unsure of UFC return dateESPN (blog)
Michael Bisping targeting March's UFC London card for retirement boutMMA Fighting
Michael Bisping wants UFC fight in London for retirement boutBloody Elbow
MMAmania.com -FanSided -My MMA News.com -MMA News
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Rockets have defensive lapse in loss to Raptors - Chron.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:50

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Rockets have defensive lapse in loss to Raptors
Chron.com
The Rockets finally saw their defense return like estranged family home for the holidays trying to forget the problems of the past. Those issues, however, remained. The Rockets could defend well enough to make a run, but the damage was done, the ...
Rockets fall to Raptors to end winning streakThe Dream Shake
Raptors beat a good team, win 129-113 against RocketsRaptorsHQ (blog)
Raptors overpower Rockets with record second quarterToronto Star
Toronto Sun -SB Nation -FOXSports.com -Basketball Insiders
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Papa John's issues weak apology after blaming NFL protests for drop in sales - CBSSports.com

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:22

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Papa John's issues weak apology after blaming NFL protests for drop in sales
CBSSports.com
Papa John's Pizza came under fire a few weeks ago when the company's founder, John Schnatter, blamed the NFL for the pizza chain's recent drop in sales. Specifically, Schnatter took aim at the wave of anthem protests and said the NFL's failure to stop ...
Papa John's clarifies its stance regarding NFL, player protestsESPN
Two weeks later, Papa John's apologizes for saying anthem protests have hurt their pizza salesNew York Daily News
Papa John's flips the bird to neo-Nazis in fiery statement on TwitterBusiness Insider
Sporting News -Bloomberg -Bleacher Report -The Hill (blog)
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Three UCLA Basketball Players Land in Los Angeles After China Police Probe - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:43

Wall Street Journal

Three UCLA Basketball Players Land in Los Angeles After China Police Probe
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI—Three UCLA basketball players who had been under police investigation for a week in China flew home, hours after President Donald Trump said he had requested assistance on their behalf from his counterpart Xi Jinping. UCLA freshmen ...

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Steve Kerr: Celtics look like they'll be atop East for years to come - ESPN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:32

ESPN

Steve Kerr: Celtics look like they'll be atop East for years to come
ESPN
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it appears the Boston Celtics have emerged as the next team to beat in the Eastern Conference. "It sure looks like Boston is the team of the future in the East, with the assets that they ...
After nail clipper and Rubik's cube, what will Steve Kerr do next?Yahoo Sports
Warriors coach Steve Kerr: Celtics 'team of future in East'Sporting News
Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Calls Celtics 'Team Of The Future' In EastNESN.com
San Francisco Examiner -For The Win -Express.co.uk -4Flush.com
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Jayhawks holding Billy Preston out until review of crash is complete - ESPN

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:48

ESPN

Jayhawks holding Billy Preston out until review of crash is complete
ESPN
CHICAGO -- Kansas freshman forward Billy Preston will sit out Tuesday night's game against Kentucky after being involved in a car accident and will continue to sit until a review is complete. Jayhawks coach Bill Self suspended Preston just minutes ...
Kansas' Billy Preston Out vs. Kentucky As University Investigates Car AccidentSports Illustrated
Kansas withholds Billy Preston from Kentucky game; KU officials question car 'incident'CBSSports.com
Kansas star freshman Billy Preston will miss season opener vs. KentuckyUSA TODAY
Kansas City Star -Bleacher Report (blog) -A Sea of Blue -Rock Chalk Talk (blog)
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