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Bucs remove Gruden from Ring of Honor, yet leave Antonio

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Easy to take a stand with a guy like Jon Gruden when he’s not helping your team win games. Antonio Brown, meanwhile, is still on Tampa’s roster.Photo: Getty ImagesIf you’re looking for hypocrites of the week, may I present the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.The Bucs were only too happy to issue a statement that they’ll be…

Every NFL team’s record against the spread and more

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The year of the 'dog? There is still plenty of season left, but each of the first three weeks of the 2021 season has seen the underdogs cover more often than the favorites. After an even mark through two weeks, unders cashed in a big way last week, and it's a trend worth monitoring as…

Tannenbaum’s Week 4 QB rankings: Herbert’s big rise, Jones’ promising

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We are through four weeks of the 2021 season, and many quarterbacks continued their early-season elite play in Week 4. Dak Prescott and Patrick Mahomes had big days, and Justin Herbert put together a statement performance.On a weekly basis throughout the season, I will rate my current confidence in each quarterback's play. Who is unstoppable…

You’ll never believe this, but everyone’s losing their mud about

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Auston Matthews and the Leafs are struggling.Photo: Getty ImagesIf you looked up and to the north this morning and thought you could make out a noxious cloud in the distance, don’t worry, it’s just the usual October phenomenon. The NHL season is two weeks old and the Toronto Maple Leafs have not awarded the Stanley…

Ukranian hockey player suspended three games for racist gesture aimed

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A Ukrainian Hockey League player is facing additional consequences after making a racist gesture toward a Black American opponent during a league game Sunday. Andrei Deniskin of HC Kremenchuk was ejected after taunting Jalen Smereck of HC Donbass Donetsk by mimicking peeling a banana and eating it.  On Wednesday, the Ice Hockey Federation of Ukraine announced they…

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings: A new No

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Sep 21, 2021NFL NationESPN It's still early, so the 2021 NFL Power Rankings contain a bit of volatility. But ranking teams isn't the only volatile early-season NFL exercise; categorizing the fantasy value of players is difficult right now too. But being the positive people we are, we decided to take a sunny side up approach…

Pro Football Hall of Fame: Manning cuts up, Woodson emotional

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CANTON, Ohio -- The Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2021, headlined by three players who were in their first year of eligibility, closed out the Hall's biggest enshrinement weekend Sunday night at Tom Benson Stadium.Seven members of the class took to the podium during the evening, including Peyton Manning, Calvin Johnson and Charles…

TNT’s hiring of Paul Bissonnette for its NHL coverage proves

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By hiring Paul Bissonnette, the NHL and TNT are signing up for the further BarfStoolification of sports.Image: Getty ImagesThe NHL returns to training camps in a couple weeks, with the season just about a month away. The league wants to make a big deal of its new TV contracts, putting a new shine and look…