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Striker Samuel Eto’o Signs With Chelsea

Samuel Etoo Moves Over To Chelsea

Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o is leaving Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala and joining Chelsea. Eto’o follows in the footsteps of fellow Anzhi player Willian who on Wednesday signed a £32m deal with the club. Chelsea originally made two bids for Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney but ultimately ditched that effort in favor of the 32-year-old Eto’o. The… Read more »

NFL Settles Concussion Lawsuit With Former Players, Will Pay $765 Million

NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settled

More than 4,500 former NFL players have settled a $765 million lawsuit with the league. The money will be used to fund medical exams, pay out concussion-related compensation, and provide funds for new medical research. Under terms of the deal, the agreement “cannot be consider an admission by the NFL of liability, or an admission… Read more »

DuJuan Harris Placed On IR List

DuJuan Harris Out For Season at Green Bay

DuJuan Harris has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list. Harris was expected to be a huge part of the team’s running game in 2013 but was injured while playing the Seattle Seahawks last week. The IR list addition was confirmed by Vic Ketchman of Packers.com. Following DuJuan’s injury coach Mike McCarthy said of… Read more »

Atlanta Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer Arrested On DUI Charge

Mike Budenholzer

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested Wednesday night after being pulled over on suspicion of DUI. Budenholzer was released in the early Thursday morning hours after posting a $1,524.50 bond. According to an official police report from the Georgia State Patrol, the Hawks coach was pulled over at approximately 10:30 pm. An officer pulled… Read more »

Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For ‘Disciplinary Reasons’

Yasiel Puig Disciplined During Game

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly pulled rookie Yasiel Puig in the fifth inning of of Wednesday’s 4-0 win against the Chicago Cubs. While Mattingly would not explain the exact cause of the decision, he called it a “disciplinary” move. Following the game, Mattingly and general manager Ned Colletti pulled Puig into the managers office for a… Read more »

Landon Donovan Agrees To Los Angeles Galaxy Deal

Landon Donovan Agrees To Galaxy Deal

Landon Donovan and the Los Angeles Galaxy have agreed on a multi-year deal. Donovan, a member of the US men’s team, was playing out his final year of his MLS contract. The midfielder and the Galaxy are expected to announced the new deal on Wednesday. Donovan has been lighting up the field for the Galaxy,… Read more »

NFLPA Demands Aaron Hernandez Payday From Patriots

Aaron Hernandez and the NFL

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has filed a grievance on behalf of accused murderer Aaron Hernandez. The players union is demanding that the New England Patriots pay Hernandez $82,000 in workout bonuses that were promised under his former contract. The Patriots fired Hernandez after he was arrested and then charged with first-degree murder earlier in… Read more »

NCAA Questioned Johnny Manziel For 6 Hours

Johnny Manziel and the NCAA

Investigators for the NCAA questioned Johnny Manziel for 6 hours on Sunday. The Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winner is facing allegations that he took money from memorabilia dealers in exchange for his autograph. The questioning went down on the College Station, Texas campus, and it is still unclear if investigators were satisfied with Manziel’s answers… Read more »

Jerome Felton Suspended For 3 Games By NFL

Jerome Felton Suspension

The National Football League (NFL) on Monday handed down a three-game suspension to Minnesota Viking fullback Jerome Felton. The suspension was the result of the player’s failure to follow the league’s substance-abuse policy. Felton will be allowed to return to play when his team takes on the Pittsburgh Steelers in London on September 29. According… Read more »

Matt Harvey Has Partial Tear In Elbow, Season Over

Matt Harvey New York Mets Shoulder Injury

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. General manager Sandy Alderson broke the bad news on Monday and said Tommy John surgery may be needed. The treatment for Harvey’s injury won’t be known for at least 2 to 3 weeks. If surgery… Read more »

Kurt Busch Signs With Stewart-Haas Racing For 2014 And Beyond

Kurt Busch and Stewart-Haas Racing

It’s official! Kurt Busch will race with the team at Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014. The NASCAR super star confirmed on Monday that he has signed a multi-year deal. Yesterday I reported that teammate Danica Patrick was excited to work with a four-driver team. Patrick had her best finishes on the IndyCar circuit while competing alongside… Read more »