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It sounds like the Bulls intend to trade Rajon Rondo… if they can

Lost in the shuffle of the College Football Playoff semifinals and all of the New Year’s Eve regalia, Rajon Rondo didn’t play a single minute in the Bulls 116-96 loss to Milwaukee, and he’s obviously not pleased with the situation. “[General manager Gar Forman] and I will talk,” Rondo told reporters after the game. “We’re going to talk tonight […]

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Evander Kane and Kevan Miller have a serious Twitter beef

Buffalo Sabres left winger Evander Kane is a controversial player, to say the least, one who seems to always end up on the wrong side of the headlines. After the Sabres’ loss Saturday against the Boston Bruins, Kane was at it again, this time calling out Bruins’ defenseman Kevan Miller on Twitter. After the Bruins’ […]

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Adam Vinatieri misses field goal, costing himself $500,000 bonus

Seemingly meaningless Week 17 games between two mediocre teams do mean something in Vegas, for draft position and, most notably for Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, for player bonuses. Vinatieri has a clause in his contract that awards him a $500,000 bonus if he makes 90 percent of his field goals on the season. So what happened against […]

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Zach Ertz gives TD ball to huge Eagles fan Mike Trout

Sometimes you never know who you’ll see at any given sporting event. At a meaningless Eagles game at the end of the season, maybe you’ll find AL MVP Mike Trout sitting in the front row. And maybe then Zach Ertz will give a TD ball to Trout. Trout, who hails from Millville, NJ, has made […]

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Tony Romo throws TD, impresses future employer in brief cameo

Tony Romo entered Sunday’s game between the Cowboys and Eagles in the second quarter and completed three of four passes for 29 yards and a touchdown. Some will want to use this Romo touchdown pass as fuel for a QB controversy heading into the Cowboys’ first playoff game in two weeks. I, on the other hand, will […]

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Australian cricketer hits a 410-foot blast onto the stadium roof

Normally, we don’t write about cricket very often on The Comeback unless something incredibly out of the ordinary happens. In Australia’s KFC Big Bash League (what a sponsor), Chris Lynn of the Brisbane Heat did this: The blast landed 125 meters away on the roof, or if you’re converting to American units, 410 feet. While […]

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Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele will appear in a Nutcracker ballet show

Mark Scheifele is part of the Winnipeg Jets’ promising future, and was their first draft pick after the team moved from Atlanta to the Manitoban prairies. Not only is he one of the better young players in the league, with 31 points already this campaign, he’s multi-talented and going to try his hand at ballet. well, […]

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Here are some of Jim Harbaugh’s best soundbites from 2016

Jim Harbaugh hasn’t shied away from speaking his mind in 2016 on a variety of topics, especially as his Michigan team came so close yet so far away from making it to the College Football Playoff. Since we wouldn’t want you to spend the last days of the year trying to search out those comments […]

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Nintendo is releasing more mobile games after Super Mario Run’s success

Since Super Mario Run was released earlier this month, Nintendo has been seeing the downloads rack up like crazy. As of Friday, the game has hit nearly 50 million downloads, which for a company struggling to find some success and direction recently is quite a feat. Piggybacking off of that, company President Tatsumi Kimishima says […]

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Auburn linebacker hits crazy, between-the-legs bowling trick shot

If Auburn needs a backup long snapper in the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma, maybe they should line up Deshaun Davis, if this video is any indication: While that’s not the toughest bowling trick shot ever attempted, doing it between your legs and facing the wrong way certainly ups the difficulty, even if you’re not amazing […]

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 02:  Steve Downie #17 of the Arizona Coyotes skates with the puck during the NHL preseason game against the San Jose Sharks at Gila River Arena on October 2, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Arizona Coyote Steve Downie rips into team in twitter rant

After being waived by the Arizona Coyotes this January after playing 26 games, Steve Downie had a lot to say about the brief time he had with his former team. Downie went on an epic Twitter rant criticizing the Coyotes, invoking NHL folk hero John Scott in the process. Dave Tippett is a fairly well respected coach […]

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