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Four NFL teams lost quarterbacks to injury during Week 10. Ben Roethlisberger was just the most recent instance, as the Steelers quarterback went down with what is being termed as an “unusual shoulder injury.” Roethlisberger joins the likes of Michael Vick, Alex Smith and Jay Cutler, all suffering from mild to serious concussions, on the …

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U.S. skier and Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn continues to be hospitalized in Colorado with what her spokesman, Lewis Kay, called “severe intestinal pain.” Vonn last competed on Oct. 27 in Soelden, Austria and has not trained since leaving the competition after her second run. Heinz Haemmerle, Vonn’s ski technician, spoke to The Associated Press …

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Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French and German. We speak none of those, but we think the below clip is in French. We think. Apparently Belgium not only has a basketball pyramid, but apparently that pyramid has (at least) five divisions, and this clip comes from that fifth division. We don’t have much context …

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Red Sox Nation surely wants to see Cody Ross back in Fenway next season, but the market for the outfielder may be much larger than originally thought. Enter the Atlanta Braves, one of several teams reported to have interest in Ross. According to Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi, the Braves view Ross as a candidate to …

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The reports are flying in hard and fast, but what we know right now is that the Blue Jays and Marlins are close to completing an enormous trade with many moving parts. However, the short version of this story is that the Marlins are (again) basically dumping all of their high-priced talent for about the …

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Torii Hunter may be headed to the Motor City. According to Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi, Hunter has a “good chance” of signing with the Tigers on a multi-year deal. The caveat attached is that the Rangers may yet join the bidding on the right fielder, which may well appeal to Hunter as he resides in …

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The Patriots will have one week to get their new cornerback acclimated to their defense without it affecting their 53-man roster. New England received a roster exemption for Aqib Talib, which means that he can practice with the team until Nov. 19 without him counting against their roster. The Patriots released linebacker Jeff Tarpinian on …

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Phil Jackson was woken up at midnight to news that he would not be the Los Angeles Lakers’ next head coach. The news that the Lakers had signed Mike D’Antoni came as a surprise to Jackson. In a released statement, Jackson said that he and the team had an agreement that he would make his …

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When Tony Gonzalez reeled in his 100th career touchdown catch Sunday, the feat was notable for several reasons, one of the biggest being how inevitable it seemed. Gonzalez has been dominating the NFL from the tight end position for more than a decade now, and it makes sense that he’d not only cross the 100-touchdown …

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There was a lot of criticism heaped on the Patriots when they traded a fourth-round pick in 2013 for troubled cornerback Aqib Talib and a seventh-round pick. But after watching how terrible the Patriots were in pass coverage on Sunday, you can’t really blame them for jumping on the deal. The transition from the Tampa Bay …

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