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Nov 22

No slam dunk: Michael Porter’s back surgery plants doubt into 2018 NBA Draft

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s gut-wrenching news that Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., a potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, was likely lost for the season after undergoing a scary-sounding back surgery, I reached out to a bunch of scouts to ask the callous but relevant question

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Nov 22

Terrell Owens, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis among 27 Hall of Fame semifinalists for 2018

The Pro Football Hall of Fame started with 108 candidates for the Class of 2018 and that list has officially been trimmed to 27 semifinalists. You might want to get your popcorn ready, because there’s some interesting names on the Hall’s 27-man list that was released on Tuesday.  The list of

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Nov 22

MLB comes down hard on Braves, bans former GM: Everything you need to know

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball came down hard on the Braves and their former general manager John Coppolella for improprieties when it comes to international player signings. We’ve already got a full story, but it’s pretty long, this is our offseason and it’s a holiday week. Let’s

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Nov 22

Thanksgiving Day football picks: NFL, college best bets, 4-team parlay

There are four major football games on Thanksgiving — three in the NFL and one in college football. On the pro side, the Minnesota Vikings are three-point favorites over the Detroit Lions, the Washington Redskins are 7.5-point favorites over the Giants, and the Cowboys-Chargers matchup is a pick’

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Nov 22

Shohei Ohtani could join MLB in December thanks to reported new posting agreement

Though the hurdles have been significant, it appears they’ve nearly all been cleared when it comes to Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani playing in Major League Baseball in 2018.  The last holdup had been an agreement between MLB, the MLB Players Association and Nippon Professional Baseball when it comes

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Nov 22

Former Braves GM Coppolella joins short list of living people banned from baseball

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred dropped the hammer Monday on the Braves for improprieties concerning international signings. Former Braves general manager John Coppolella was also punished and it was in a big way. Manfred placed "Coppy" on the p…

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Nov 22

Raiders linebacker Bruce Irvin appears to rip team for defensive coordinator firing

The Raiders decision to fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday doesn’t seem to be sitting well with one of their star players.  Just minutes after Norton’s firing became public, Raiders linebacker Bruce Irvin took to Twitter and shared his opinion of the move, and let’s just

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Nov 22

Wife of Raiders coach Jack Del Rio says she regrets voting for Donald Trump

Donald Trump might have lost at least one voter after making the decision to call out Marshawn Lynch on Monday.  After Lynch made the decision to sit for the American national anthem in Mexico City on Sunday — and then stand for the Mexican anthem — …

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Nov 21

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings odds: Picks from expert who’s 7-1 on Vikings games

The Minnesota Vikings visit the Detroit Lions in the first game of the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day triple-header. The game opened as a pick’ em, which means neither team was favored, but the Vikings are now three-point favorites. The Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored

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Nov 21

Best NFL football knockout, survivor pool picks for Week 12

If you’ve made it this far in your NFL survivor pool this season, you’ve done something right in this unpredictable season. But now it’s getting really tough. It’s time to gain an edge for the home stretch. No one knows the NFL like SportsLine expert Mike Tierney. A national sportswriter

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Nov 21

MLB Rule 5 draft: Phillies DFA former No. 1 pick, more to know as 40-man rosters set

Monday at 8 p.m. ET was significant to Major League Baseball for two reasons, as it represented the deadline for both the Shohei Ohtani posting agreement and for adding Rule 5-eligible players to the 40-man roster. The former was extended another 24 ho…

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Nov 21

Eagles’ Jay Ajayi: Cowboys ‘definitely’ quit in second half of 37-9 blowout in Dallas

On Sunday night, the Philadelphia Eagles went into Dallas and handed the Cowboys a 37-9 loss, which all but assured the Eagles will win the NFC East. After the win, running back Jay Ajayi piled on by saying the Cowboys "definitely" quit in th…

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Nov 21

MLB Hot Stove: Marlins kick off Jeter regime with their first trade with Yankees

There have been two near-constants during Derek Jeter’s brief time a owner of the Miami Marlins: 1. Giancarlo Stanton trade rumors; and 2. Miami adding former New York Yankees. The second point there has usually meant on the front office side of things. That changed on Monday, as the Marlins and

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Nov 21

NFL denies Jerry Jones’ request on Roger Goodell deal, questions ‘personal agenda’

Things are not going well for Jerry Jones lately, and the Cowboys owner is probably not going to be thrilled in the coming days and weeks. Jones, who has attempted to derail Roger Goodell getting a new contract and who has threatened to sue the NFL over Goodell’s new deal, wanted the NFL owners to

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Nov 21

MLB, players’ union, NPB push back deadline on Ohtani posting agreement

Those keeping up with the Shohei Ohtani predicament knew that Major League Baseball, the players’ union, and Nippon Professional Baseball had set a deadline of 8 p.m. ET Monday night to come to an agreement on Ohtani jumping to the majors this offseason. An agreement was reached before that time

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Nov 21

MLB Hot Stove rumors: Mets discuss Ian Kinsler trade with Tigers to fill 2B need

Earlier this offseason, word surfaced that the Los Angeles Angels were interested in Detroit TIgers second baseman Ian Kinsler. They aren’t alone. The New York Mets have reportedly talked turkey with the Tigers about adding Kinsler to their lineup, per Jon Morosi of MLB Network: Kinsler, 35, is entering

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