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Cowboys’ Randy Gregory suspended 4 games for substance abuse

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Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Friday. Gregory, 23, will miss the first four games of the 2016 season. The failed tests occurred during the 2015 season. At last year’s NFL scouting combine, Gregory tested positive for marijuana. Gregory signed a four-year deal worth roughly $3.8 million after ...

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Rams cut veterans Long, Laurinitis, Cook to save $24M

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The St. Louis Rams announced the release of defensive end Chris Long, middle linebacker James Laurinaitis and tight end Jared Cook on Friday. The Rams will save about $24 million in salary-cap space with the cuts. That could set them up to re-sign some of their own key free agents. “This is the time of year when all NFL teams are faced with difficult decisions regarding ...

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Clippers acquire Jeff Green from Grizzlies

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The Los Angeles Clippers acquired forward Jeff Green from the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday for Lance Stephenson and a future first-round draft pick. The draft pick is a lottery-protected 2019 first-rounder. “The guy was great, and guys really liked him,” Doc Rivers said of Stephenson. “I was really happy with him as far as how he carried himself.” Stephenson is averaging 4.7 points per game this season, his ...

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Jared Allen: ‘I will not return to football next year’

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Jared Allen announced Thursday that he has decided to off into the sunset and retire after 12 illustrious NFL seasons. “I want to take this time to thank my family, friends, fans, and teammates who have given their continued support throughout my 12-year career,” Allen said in a statement. “It’s been a great ride for me, and I couldn’t be more ...

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Lindsey Vonn does pull-ups wearing only body paint for SI swimsuit shoot

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Olympic Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is in Italy this week for the unveiling of Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit edition, which features athletes Ronda Rousey, Caroline Wozniacki and Lindsey Vonn in body paint. On Wednesday morning, Vonn posted a video of her doing pull ups in her body paint swimsuit. Even when I was on set I never stopped training…now it’s back to work though. ...

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Pistons acquire Tobias Harris, trade Brandon Jennings, Ersan Ilyasova to Magic

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The Detroit Pistons acquired Tobias Harris from the Orlando Magic in exchange for Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova on Tuesday. Harris, 23, is averaging 13.7 points and 7.0 rebounds this season and comes with a four-year, $64 million deal he signed last year. Detroit is 27-27, a half-game behind Charlotte in the competition for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. “This is a move that can ...

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Jerod Mayo: Retiring a Patriot

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New England Patriots leader Jerod Mayo announced Tuesday that he’s chosen to retire. “After a lot of thought Chantel and I take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude for what we consider a life changing event … that of becoming a New England Patriot for the past 8 years,” Mayo wrote. “We are extremely grateful to “Thundercat,” Jonathan, the ...

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Tom Brady skiing double black diamond

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The adventurous Tom Brady is back. Fresh off cliff diving last year, the Patriots quarterback posted a picture of himself on top of a mountain at Yellowstone Club in Big Sky, Montana. At least it’s safer than cliff jumping! Posted by Tom Brady on Monday, February 15, 2016 Brady better watch the knees.

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Chicago Bears move on from ‘one of the all-time greats’

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The Chicago Bears have decided to move on from one of their all-time greats.  Running back Matt Forte will no longer be a member of the Bears. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end,” Forte said in an Instagram post. “I was informed earlier this week from the GM that ...

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Report: Heat fear Chris Bosh has blood clotting in his calf

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The Miami Heat are concerned Chris Bosh has blood clotting in his left calf.  The 11-time All-Star is expected to meet with doctors on Thursday, reports Yahoo Sports.   Bosh met with Heat physicians on Monday in Miami and will get further evaluation on Thursday to determine the seriousness of blood clotting. Bosh pulled out of the All-Star Game and 3-point contest on ...

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