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Old Timer Gossage Rips Current MLB

“Bautista is a f—ing disgrace to the game,” Gossage told ESPN. “He’s embarrassing to all the Latin players, whoever played before him. Throwing his bat and acting like a fool, like all those guys in Toronto. (Yoenis) Cespedes,

Sponsors Fire Sharapova After PED News

Nike, TAG Heuer and Porsche have suspended their relationships with Maria Sharapova after the tennis star failed a drug test. Nike, TAG Heuer, Porsche suspend ties with Sharapova Via www.usatoday.com Nike, TAG Heuer and Porsche have suspended their relationships with Maria Sharapova after the tennis star failed a

Von Miller Would Take Manziel on Broncos

Despite the up-and-down (mostly down) nature of Manziel’s professional career, Miller still believes his friend and fellow Texas A&M product has the drive to replace Manning. Johnny Manziel an option to replace Broncos’ Peyton Manning? Von Miller thinks

Sharapova Fails Drug Test

Maria Sharapova said Monday that she had been notified by the International Tennis Federation that she tested positive for a banned substance at the Australian Open. Maria Sharapova Fails Drug Test At Australian Open Via deadspin.com At

Redskins Release RG III

The Washington Redskins have ended quarterback Robert Griffin III’s tenure with the team, releasing him two days before the start of the 2016 NFL year. Redskins release Robert Griffin III, ending dramatic rise-and-fall tenure Via www.washingtonpost.com Former No. 2 overall

Peyton Retires as Champ

Weeks after capturing his second Super Bowl title, the storied career of the NFL’s all-time passing leader has come to an end. Manning will announce his retirement after 18 seasons in the league. For Peyton Manning, a remarkable mind always

Kid Hits Hole-In-One While Tiger Watches

Taylor Crozier has yet to finish seventh grade, but he’s already schooling his elders on the golf course. His hole-in-one was met with instantaneous cheers – and a huge hug from Tiger Woods.  11-year-old plays with Tiger Woods, makes

Dodgers Starter Out for Five Months

Brett Anderson’s back went out again, and you have to feel for the 28-year-old left-hander, who had gambled on himself by accepting the Dodgers’ $15.8-million qualifying offer. Dodgers’ LHP Anderson to have back surgery Via espn.go.com Dodgers

QB Flacco Gets Huge Deal from Ravens

Flacco signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced. The new deal would keep the quarterback under team control through the 2021. It’s a three-year extension for $66.4 million with a signing bonus of $40 million. Joe Flacco,

Yanks Chapman Suspended 30 days

Chapman will not appeal the suspension, the first handed out under a policy that MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly agreed to in August following several high-profile incidents among NFL players. Chapman suspended 30

Brewer Farm Hand’s Crazy Laugh

Brett Phillips really at spring training for everyone to marvel at his bizarre laugh. Like pitcher Will Smith in the video, telling a series of dad jokes, all of which cause Phillips to lose it. Brett Phillips’s Laugh Remains

Broncos Franchise Von Miller

The Broncos and their chief roster architect, John Elway, had only one franchise-player designation at their disposal and had no choice but to use it on Miller to keep him off the free agent market.  Broncos franchise-tag

Cespedes & Syndergaard Ride Horses to Practice

Cespedes, decked out in full cowboy gear, rode Candy. Syndergaard wore a blue Mets batting helmet and rode a nameless horse.  Mets’ Noah Syndergaard masterminded horse stunt with Yoenis Cespedes Via www.nj.com Here’s the story behind the horse stunt 03/01/2016

Ivy League Ends Full Tackle Practices

The Ivy League coaches unanimously approved the measure. Their decision is expected to be adopted once it is affirmed by the league’s athletic directors, policy committee and university presidents. Ivy League Moves to Eliminate Tackling at Practices

Mets Send Star to Doc for Pink Eye?

Manager Terry Collins said that Curtis Granderson left early to go see an eye doctor, adding that the Mets are worried he may have contracted pink eye. Mets fear Curtis Granderson may have pink eye Via www.nj.com Granderson left Monday’s

Brady & Pats Extend For Two Years

The team on Monday reached agreement on a two-year contract extension for the star quarterback, keeping him under lock and key through 2019. Tom Brady, Patriots agree to two-year extension Via www.nfl.com Tom Brady said in October

New MLB Rules: Game Pace & Takeout Slides

MLB and the players’ union have banned rolling blocks to break up double plays, hoping to prevent takeouts like Utley’s that broke the leg of Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada during last year’s playoffs. Among new rules, MLB reportedly to use

Dogs Are Ball Boys at USTA Event

In an exhibition with players Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain and Gastao Elias of Portugal, the canines Frida, Costela, Mel and Isabelle engaged onlookers Thursday night by picking up balls that went out of bounds. Shelter dogs

Browns Going For Another QB?

Jared Goff, the sharp shooter from Cal who might be the first quarterback drafted in a few weeks, has hands that measure with a width of nine inches.  Big enough to QB the Browns? Browns can’t afford

Red Sox Deep In Sandoval Weight Mess

Manager Farrell told the media that Sandoval had lost 20-22 pounds during the offseason. When Sandoval arrived at spring training, he said he never once weighed himself during the offseason. Huh? Pablo Sandoval’s ’17 Percent Body Fat Ratio’

NHL Canadiens Twitter Promo Goes Wrong

To celebrate the achievement of 1 million-plus followers, the team had automated tweets set up to respond to people who used the hash tag #CanadiensMTL1M. Automated responses can be very bad sometimes. Canadiens apologize for Twitter promotion that