1. Mike Gillislee, James White, Rex Burkhead Post-Week 1 Fantasy Advice

    Relying on any running back in a committee is always a risky play in fantasy football, but Mike Gillislee appeared to separate himself from his New England Patriots compatriots during Thursday's season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs ...

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  2. Sloane Stephens Upsets Venus Williams to Reach 2017 US Open Women's Final

    Sloane Stephens is one win away from her first career major title following her 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 victory over Venus Williams in the U.S. Open semifinal Thursday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, New York...

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  3. Roger Goodell Booed, Heckled Before Patriots' Home Opener vs. Chiefs

    A Super Bowl victory over the Atlanta Falcons apparently did little to ease New England Patriots fans' dislike of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ...

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  4. USF-UConn Football Game Postponed Due to Hurricane Irma

    The University of South Florida announced Thursday its Saturday football game against the University of Connecticut "will not be played this week due to the severe threat posed to the state of Florida by Hurricane Irma...

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  5. Diamondbacks Set Franchise Record with 13th Straight Win

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are hitting their stride as the 2017 season and playoff chase enters the stretch run. Arizona defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday 3-1 to clinch its 13th straight victory...

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  6. Juan Martin del Potro Upsets Roger Federer to Advance to 2017 US Open Semifinals

    The only thing standing in the way of the first U.S. Open showdown between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal was Juan Martin del Potro. Stand in the way he did...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 18,982 reads 0 comments

  7. Pablo Sandoval Sets San Francisco-Era Giants Record for Longest Hitless Streak

    San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval joined the record books during Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies in a rather unfortunate way...

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  8. Sebastian Janikowski, Raiders Reportedly Resolve Contract Dispute

    The Oakland Raiders have reportedly settled their contract issues with kicker Sebastian Janikowski , the franchise's all-time leading scorer...

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  9. Conor McGregor's Coach Says He Wants Notorious to Fight Nate Diaz Next

    John Kavanagh, head coach of Conor McGregor, wants his fighter to face Nate Diaz in a rubber match. According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Kavanagh wrote a column for the Irish publication The42...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 33,781 reads 0 comments

  10. Top Prospect Walker Buehler Called Up by Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff Wednesday with the addition of top prospect Walker Buehler. The team announced they purchased his contract from the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers: Buehler is listed at No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 5,454 reads 0 comments

  11. Dustin Pedroia Says Sign Stealing Is 'Part of the Game'

    Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sees sign stealing as part of baseball and stressed the onus is on the opposition to change things up. "It's part of the game," Pedroia said Wednesday, per Scott Lauber of ESPN...

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  12. Former ND LB Douglas Randolph Suing School over Negligence Related to Injury

    Former Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Douglas Randolph is reportedly suing the school for negligence...

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  13. Charles Barkley Has LeBron James Behind Kobe Bryant on NBA All-Time List

    Michael Jordan is still the greatest basketball player to ever live, at least according to Hall of Famer and TNT broadcaster Charles Barkley...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 52,645 reads 0 comments

  14. Odell Beckham Jr. Pledges $100K, Asks for Hurricane Harvey Relief Donations

    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has joined the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. On Wednesday, he announced on his website he pledged $100,000 to Americares ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 1,230 reads 0 comments

  15. Brad Stevens Responds to Isaiah Thomas' Comments on Trade to Cavaliers

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas turned heads when he said "I don't think the Boston Celtics got better by making this trade" in a Wednesday article for the Players' Tribune , and his former head coach responded...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 52,113 reads 0 comments

  16. Red Sox Defeat Blue Jays in 1st 19-Inning Game of 2017 Season

    Nine innings weren't enough for the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. Neither were 10, 11, 12 or 13 for that matter...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 3,291 reads 0 comments

  17. Marco Urena Saves Draw for Costa Rica vs. Mexico in 2018 World Cup Qualifier

    Mexico and Costa Rica have been the two best teams in the CONCACAF section during World Cup qualifying, and they played out a 1-1 draw Tuesday at Estadio Nacional in San Jose...

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  18. Nate Diaz Says Conor McGregor Didn't Learn During Loss to Floyd Mayweather

    Nate Diaz , who is a UFC rival of Conor McGregor's, apparently wasn't impressed with the latter's effort in the boxing ring against Floyd Mayweather Jr...

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  19. Joe Thomas Says College Athletes Should Be Able to Profit off Their Likenesses

    Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas believes college athletes should have the opportunity to profit from their likenesses...

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  20. Venus Williams Advances to 2017 US Open Semifinals with Win vs. Petra Kvitova

    Venus Williams set up an All-American semifinal Tuesday at the U.S. Open in Flushing, New York, with a hard-fought, three-set victory over Petra Kvitova. Williams, the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 3,813 reads 0 comments

  21. Shane McMahon Suspended Indefinitely on WWE SmackDown Live by Dad Vince

    Shane McMahon was indefinitely suspended by WWE on Tuesday. The organization shared video of Daniel Bryan relaying the message from McMahon's father, Vince, who is also the WWE ...

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  22. Venezuela Earns Surprise Draw vs. Argentina in 2018 World Cup Qualifying

    Argentina's chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup didn't receive the significant boost of three points many expected during Tuesday's qualifying game against Venezuela as it settled for a 1-1 draw at El Monumental in Buenos Aires...

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  23. Ezekiel Elliott's 6-Game Suspension Upheld by Arbitrator After Appeal

    Arbitrator Harold Henderson reportedly upheld the six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on Tuesday, as first reported by ESPN's Chris Mortensen ...

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  24. Kirk Ferentz Says Claims of Endangering Former QB CJ Beathard's Health Offensive

    Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz said his players' health is his top priority Tuesday while responding to criticism from former ESPN analyst Ed Cunningham...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 2,785 reads 0 comments

  25. Hawks' Miles Plumlee Arrested for Marijuana Possession in New York

    Atlanta Hawks big man Miles Plumlee was arrested on a charge of marijuana possession in August.  Veteran NBA reporter Peter Vecsey (h/t Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ) broke the news...

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