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Donovan McNabb supports the Cubs with an awkward selfie

6 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Chicago native Donovan McNabb was so excited for Friday night’s Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals the he couldn’t contain himself. So he did what most fans do and showed off his enthusiasm to his Twitter followers. Let's go @Cubs — Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) October 9, 2015 […]

Stephen Curry unfazed by James Harden’s MVP remarks

8 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Team Harden or Team Curry? After Houston Rockets James Harden remarked earlier this week that he should’ve won the NBA MVP award over the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, it seemed there was a heated new rivalry brewing in basketball. But alas, no. Curry doesn’t really care. [James Harden is still steamed he didn’t win MVP last season] […]

Fox Sports made a promo video for Saturday’s U.S.-Mexico match starring Donald Trump

10 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Fox Sports tried its hand at humor on Friday when it released a promotional video featuring Donald Trump ahead of Saturday’s Confederations Cup playoff between the United States and Mexico. (2/2) Well, now watch this Trump pump up video for the #USMNT! Get ready. #USAvMEX kicks tomorrow on @FS1! — FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) October […]

Fans turn anger over Scotland’s lost Euro 2016 bid toward kid who ran on pitch to take selfie

12 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

A young soccer fan in Scotland earned the ire of a nation on Thursday when he interrupted the Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland to snag a selfie with Bundesliga star Robert Lewandowski. As a result of the disruption, the Daily Record postulates, the timekeeper added an additional minute to stoppage time, which allowed Poland to score […]

Why Coach Jim Harbaugh made Michigan’s starting center move in with the player’s grandmother

14 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Jim Harbaugh isn’t just attempting to turn Michigan’s football program around, but also his players’ lives. While that sounds like hyperbole, in the case Wolverines starting center Graham Glasgow, that’s the truth. According to the Detroit News, after the player found himself in legal trouble, Harbaugh phoned Glasgow’s dad and said the player needed a more […]

One half of ‘Key & Peele’ is back with a spot-on impression of Penn State Coach James Franklin

15 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

“Key & Peele” may be over, but the fun with sports hasn’t stopped, at least for one member of the comedy duo. Keegan-Michael Key, who’s slated to be a guest at Penn State’s homecoming festivities this year (Key received his Master of Fine Arts from the university), surprised members of the football team recently by taking […]

Between Arian Foster and Sean Rodriguez, it’s been a bad week for Gatorade assaults

15 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Poor Gatorade. For the second day in a row an athlete has taken his frustrations out on the sports drink. This time it was Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, who slammed a tray of full of cups of the beverage to the ground during Thursday night’s 27-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Foster was […]

Thabo Sefolosha found not guilty of resisting arrest and two other charges in April nightclub incident

15 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

A New York City jury declared Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha not guilty of resisting arrest and two other charges on Thursday related to his April arrest outside a Manhattan nightclub, Buzzfeed’s Lindsey Adler reported. Sefolosha found not guilty on all three counts. — Lindsey Adler (@Lahlahlindsey) October 9, 2015 Sefolosha had been charged with […]

Southern Cal’s Steve Sarkisian rips into player after unsportsmanlike penalty

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian gave a piece of his mind to one of his players after the player got called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in Thursday’s game vs. the University of Washington, the school Sarkisian used to coach. Avinash Kunnath, who writes for SB Nation’s Pac-12 blog, captured the Trojans coach getting into Isaiah Langley’s face […]

Jeb Bush uses SEC logo to promote campaign tailgate at Tennessee-UGA

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s campaign material got a makeover recently. In lieu of the exclamation point that used to punctuate his first name on signs, the former Florida governor is using the SEC logo to introduce himself to what he hopes will become his college base. Heading to Knoxville this Saturday for the Tennessee vs. […]

Matt Barnes says he drove 15 miles to check on his sons, not 95 miles to beat up Derek Fisher

Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes drove to Los Angeles on Saturday night, but he says it was not to beat up Derek Fisher, who’s reportedly been dating Barnes’s estranged wife. Barnes said on Thursday that he traveled to the house he used to share with “Basketball Wives” star Gloria Govan to look in on their 6-year-old twin […]

Pirates Sean Rodriguez tweets elaborate apology to Gatorade cooler

Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Sean Rodriguez became the first viral MLB postseason sensation on Wednesday night when he went ham on a Gatorade cooler during the team’s shutout loss to the Chicago Cubs. [Rodriguez becomes Internet-famous after Gatorade jug fight] Now, the 30-year-old seems to have decided he, too, can laugh at himself. Rodriguez, a devout […]

Panel says officer who arrested James Blake used excessive force

A police watchdog panel in New York City has ruled the officers who arrested retired tennis player James Blake as part of a credit card fraud sting used excessive force. The Civilian Complaint Review Board, a watchdog agency for the NYPD, conducted an investigation and substantiated the claims made by the 35-year-old athlete, who was apprehended […]

Canucks managed to troll their own fans on Twitter

The Vancouver Canucks started their season great, beating the Calgary Flames, 5-1 on Wednesday in their season opener. The glee didn’t last long, however. On Thursday, the team’s official Twitter account reminded everyone that it apparently still thinks the Canucks are big ol’ losers. Beware of #RangerDanger, we know it too well. Good luck @BlueJays! #ComeTogether […]

Rio 2016 Olympic equestrian events might not take place in Brazil, official says

Brazil’s Agriculture Ministry needs to stop horsing around if it wants the equestrian events at next summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro to be held in Brazil, the head of the Brazilian Equestrian Confederation warned this week. Luiz Roberto Giugni accused the government of delaying the documentation process that would allow competitors from the United States, Canada and […]

Conan’s DraftKings spoof reminds us who the real winners are. Hint: not you.

The daily fantasy sites that have been inundating your sports watching experience will likely be cut back, but that doesn’t mean people can’t still make fun of them. Last night, Conan O’Brien took his turn, highlighting the fact that most of the sites are akin to basically throwing away money, no matter how inviting they […]

Dolphins continue to clean house, reportedly fire defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle

Three days after the firing of Joe Philbin, the Miami Dolphins got around to doing something about the defensive coordinator whose performance has been a magnet for criticism, too. They reportedly have fired him. Interim Coach Dan Campbell fired Kevin Coyle on Thursday, according to the NFL Network’s Albert Breer. It’s a move that has been […]

Both Jerry Jones and Greg Hardy need a talking-to for Gisele comments

Jerry Jones heard Greg Hardy’s comments about Gisele Bundchen being hot and playing his first game with the Dallas Cowboys with “guns blazin'” and, like the NFL, he is looking the other way. Jones was at first a little nonplussed when told about comments by Hardy, who will play in his first NFL game since […]

ATS trends: Read this before making your NFL Week 5 picks

So how’s everyone’s legal sports gambling lineups looking this weekend? IMPORTANT NOTE: Look, most of these are silly. As you can see below, you can find one trend that contradicts another for every matchup. Then again, the federal ban on sports gambling itself is silly, so here we are. Enjoy the games, and best of […]

Liverpool reportedly taps Jurgen Klopp as new manager

As expected, Borussia Dortmund Manager Jurgen Klopp has been tapped to become to replace Liverpool’s Brendan Rogers, the Guardian reports. The team has not made an official announcement, but did publicize a Friday morning press conference during which the club will make a “major announcement.” #LFC confirm a press conference will be held 10am on Friday […]

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