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Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

By Vincent Frank New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, who was the team’s closer last season, has been suspended 80 games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing drugs. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately. — MLB (@MLB) April 11, 2015 Stanozolol is defined as a synthetic...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tiger Woods drops F-bomb after bad tee shot

By Steve DelVecchio Tiger Woods was caught on camera dropping yet another F-bomb during his third round at the Masters on Saturday afternoon. The outburst came after Woods hit a horrendous tee shot on the par-5 13th that went straight into the trees on the left. He’s fortunate he was even able to find the ball, and he clearly knew he was in trouble the second he hit it. Of...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred opens up about Pete Rose

By Vincent Frank A major debate among baseball fans is what the sport should do about all-time hits leader Pete Rose, who was banished from the league in 1989 for gambling on the sport. Now more than a quarter-century later, there are some calling for Rose to be reinstated by new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Does 26 years heal some really deep wounds? Can Manfred move on from...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Johnny Manziel released from rehab program

By Steve DelVecchio Johnny Manziel has reportedly been released from rehab. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that Manziel exited the treatment facility on Saturday morning and is expected to attended the Cleveland Browns’ offseason workouts, which begin on April 20. ESPN previously reported the Manziel was slated for an early April release from rehab. Previous reports indicated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels could pursue action against Josh Hamilton for violating contract

By Larry Brown Angels owner Arte Moreno told reporters Friday that the team could pursue action against Josh Hamilton for potentially violating his contract with the team by using drugs. “We have a contract with Hamilton, and in that contract, there’s specific language that he signed, and his agents approved, that said he cannot drink and use drugs,” Moreno said via Angels...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers: Best basketball, right time

By Mark Fishman With just three games remaining in the regular season, the Los Angeles Clippers are playing their best basketball of the season at the perfect time. The Clippers have won 12 of their last 13 games, and could leapfrog the Memphis Grizzlies for second place in the Western Conference with a win at home against them Saturday night. For a Clippers team that has been...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s time for the Masters to let us watch all of the Masters

By Matt Yoder Augusta National has always been very protective of you not being able to watch too much of The Masters. When coverage debuted in 1956 on CBS, you could only watch the last four holes. It wasn’t until the 1970’s when you could watch more than two hours of golf on Sunday. The 1980’s finally brought about early round coverage on USA, albeit for just a couple hours...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo used to be Laced Cheeba

Once upon the time, Rajon Rondo was one of the best point guards in the NBA … or at the very least one of the most uniquely talented. Sure, he was..... The post The Big Dance: Rajon Rondo Used To Be Laced Cheeba appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lauren Hill dies from brain cancer

By Steve DelVecchio Lauren Hill, the Mount St. Joseph basketball player who had a rare form of brain cancer called DIPG, has passed away. She was 19. Hill’s story was one of the most inspirational you will ever read. She lived out her dream of playing college basketball despite knowing she did not have very long to live. Hill first appeared in a game in early November and scored...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Power rankings: Top five NBA title contenders

By Ben Haley Less than a handful of games remain before the NBA’s second season. The playoffs tip-off on Saturday April 18, and for the first time in nearly half a decade, there is a plethora of uncertainty surrounding the major players. No more Big Three in Miami, as Erik Spoelstra’s squad has floundered without Lebron James. In the West, perennial contenders such as the San...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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