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Stefon Diggs’ Applies the Same Ideals to His 2 Passions: Fashion and Football

Stefon Diggs is one of the NFL’s most charismatic characters. With the Buffalo Bills still playing their unlikely Cinderella season, his star has only risen with his new team. Diggs’ play at wide receiver has already turned attention to his direction. But his off-the-field brand is just as memorable. He recently spoke about the link between football and fashion in an interview with GQ. Stefon Diggs’ journey on the field Stefon Diggs of the Buffalo Bills walks to the field | Bryan Bennett/Getty ImagesRELATED: Justin Jefferson vs. Stefon Diggs: Who Won the Trade? Diggs wasn’t given a silver spoon when it came to football. While he made a decent name for himself at Maryland, his prospects in the pros were bleak at best. However, when the Minnesota Vikings drafted him in the fifth rou

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Tom Brady Just Paid Alex Smith the Ultimate Compliment as Washington’s Season Ended

Both Tom Brady and Alex Smith are quarterbacks from another era who found a way to remain competitive at an advanced age. But their paths differ greatly after that. Brady is regarded as the best of all time, while Smith has faced many challenges. The former No. 1 overall pick overcame an early career dip to make quite a career for himself. This season, Smith came back from an unthinkable injury to lead his team to the playoffs. After the game where Brady’s Buccaneers beat Smith’s Washington Football Team, Brady paid Smith the ultimate compliment. Alex Smith’s horrific leg injury RELATED: Alex Smith Was ‘Hours’ Away From Amputation — Now He’s Starting on Thanksgiving The Washington Football Team decided to move on from Kirk Cousins as their quarterback, trading for Smith in 2

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Khabib Nurmagomedov mocks Conor McGregor after knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier

Khabib Nurmagomedov took a sly dig at Conor McGregor (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)Khabib Nurmagomedov couldn’t resist a dig at Conor McGregor after Dustin Poirier inflicted a shock defeat on the Irishman at UFC 257. The Irishman suffered the first knockout of his career as Poirier upset the odds to earn a shot at the lightweight title. Khabib still holds the title despite his retirement and the Russian was watching on with interest to see if he could be enticed back into the octagon by the winner of the fight in Abu Dhabi. Many would have loved to see a repeat of the 2018 clash between McGregor and Khabib but the Russian was in no mood for games after the Irishman’s defeat and accused the 32-year-old of ‘sparring with little kids’. McGregor’s hopes of luring the Rus...

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Conor McGregor suffers shock knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier on UFC return

Dustin Poirier [left] inflicted a shock defeat on Conor McGregor [right] (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)Conor McGregor suffered the first knockout defeat of his career after a shock loss to Dustin Poirier on his return to UFC in Abu Dhabi. The Irishman came out of retirement to fight for the first time in over 12 months in a rematch against Poirier, who he had beaten by knockout in 2014 after just 106 seconds in the pair’s previous bout. But Poirier got his revenge in front of 2,000 fans at Abu Dhabi’s Fight Island when he unleashed a flurry of punches on McGregor in the second round, downing the Irishman with a swift right hand. McGregor was left dazed on the canvass as the reality of his demise became apparent. The 32-year-old has now lost two of his last three fight since...

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UFC Fans Had A Field Day With The Photo Of Conor McGregor Knocked Out Against The Cage

UFC on ESPN+ Conor McGregor was a healthy favorite in his return to the Octagon after a year’s absence on Saturday night, as he faced Dustin Poirier for the second time in his career, having scored a knockout in their first fight. However, the fight world has a funny way of humbling folks, particularly those past their prime, and it certainly seems like McGregor has reached that threshold in his career. The former pound-for-pound king got demolished in the second round, with Poirier lighting him up with a flurry of punches that turned out the lights on McGregor in an absolute stunner. SCORE: EQUALED. [ #UFC257 | #InAbuDhabi | @VisitAbuDhabi ] pic.twitter.com/V7sOcRy1Uh — UFC (@ufc) January 24, 2021 It was one of those nights where Twitter was at its finest, as nothing brings peopl

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NFL Legend Charles Woodson Once Sent a Stern Message to Barack Obama About Fandom

Former Green Bay Packers star Charles Woodson once had fighting words for Barack Obama. How could that be, you ask? Woodson, who helped the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl 45 a decade ago, posed with Obama for photos when the president hosted Woodson’s Packers. Don’t forget that Obama is a devout Chicago Bears fan. Before they laughed and smiled in front of the cameras, Woodson and Obama feuded over football and fandom. Charles Woodson had a legendary NFL playing career .@CharlesWoodson had 11 career Pick-6s. Nine of them were with the @Packers. pic.twitter.com/5X1xtQJQ8T— NFL Throwback (@nflthrowback) May 20, 2020 RELATED: NFL: The 3 Best Man-to-Man Cornerbacks of All Time For nearly two decades, Charles Woodson excelled as one of the NFL’s top ball-hawking defensive ba

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Dustin Poirier TKO’d Conor McGregor In The Main Event Of UFC 257

Getty Image Dustin Poirier (27-6) knocked out Conor McGregor (22-5) in the main event Saturday night at UFC 257 from Fight Island. McGregor opened the first by walking down Poirier, landing a slew of strikes. Poirier went for the takedown less than a minute into the fight, taking McGregor down for momentary control on the ground. McGregor made his way back to his feet without expending too much energy and the two traded shoulder strikes from the clinch. Back in the middle of the Octagon, McGregor continued to walk Poirier down, landing at will and stuffing a takedown attempt before the end of the round. Poirier opened the second attacking McGregor’s calf before turning his attention up top and knocking the former champion out. POIRIER KNOCKS OUT MCGREGOR #UFC257 pic.twitter.com...

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Reggie Miller Crashed Steph Curry’s Postgame Presser After Steph Passed Him On The All-Time Three-Point List

Getty Image Steph Curry continued his climb up the NBA’s all-time three-pointers made chart on Saturday evening in the Golden State Warriors’ 127-108 loss to the Utah Jazz. Curry did it in style, too, slicing through the Jazz’s defense, whipping a pass out to the perimeter, and relocating the corner to hit the 2,561st triple of his career. A historic #SPLASH for SC30 2,561 made threes (& counting) https://t.co/hH9Erni635 pic.twitter.com/g4tZyA0dOd — Golden State Warriors (@warriors) January 24, 2021 He still has a way to go to catch Ray Allen atop the list — he’s at 2,973 — but Curry was able to pull slightly ahead of Reggie Miller with this one. As someone who is aware of his place in basketball’s history, Curry made it a point to shout Miller out when he pulled into a tie...

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Michael Chandler Finished Dan Hooker In The First Round Of His UFC Debut

Getty Image Michael Chandler (22-5) earned a first-round TKO against Dan Hooker (20-10) in his UFC debut Saturday night at UFC 257 from Fight Island. Hooker took advantage of his range advantage early on, tossing calf kicks and staying just outside Chandler’s heavy hands. Chandler opened up midway through the first and stunned the former title contender with a right hand body shot followed by a huge left hook, before ground-and-pounding his way to a TKO victory. MICHAEL CHANDLER IS THE REAL DEAL pic.twitter.com/lKrQNh23ZA — 𝓛𝓮𝓮 (@IeeSZN) January 24, 2021 Chandler is a three-time lightweight champion in Bellator, concluding his run with the promotion with back-to-back knockout wins over Sidney Outlaw and Benson Henderson. Hooker entered the Octagon looking to get back into th...

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Anthony Hamilton talks still feeling the effects of Covid, his American alter-ego and a move into commentary

Anthony Hamilton is still struggling with the symptoms of Covid (Picture: Getty Images)Two months after testing positive for Covid-19, Anthony Hamilton is still feeling the effects but is back in action this weekend as he looks to get his season back on track. Hamilton can count himself especially unlucky to contract the virus after spending months shielding and barely leaving the house due to having asthma therefore increasing the risk of Covid. The Sheriff of Pottingham famously qualified for the World Championship over the summer but decided competing wasn’t worth the risk and pulled out, a decision which he did not take lightly as he turned down a first visit to the Crucible since 2008. Having returned to competition, the 49-year-old was forced to withdraw from the UK Champion

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Do NFL Players Still Get Paid if They Get Hurt?

While the NFL entertains fans and fosters competition, it’s first and foremost a business. Teams are structured to win and make money, and the elite players who represent those teams are the commodities. So when one of those players goes down with an injury, it affects the entire organization. Within the NFL, there’s a fair shot that most players will incur some kind of injury during their playing careers. That’s why many players insist on certain clauses within their contracts to guarantee payment even if an injury occurs. When an NFL player gets sidelined with an injury The Bills’ Zack Moss lies on the field after getting hurt | Bryan M. Bennett/Getty ImagesRELATED: How NFL and NBA Rookie Contracts Differ One of the most devastating things an NFL player can go through is to

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CBS Broadcaster Evan Washburn Went From Star College Lacrosse Player to NFL Sideline Reporter

This time of the year means that Evan Washburn joins Jim Nantz and Tony Romo for NFL action. A longtime football reporter for CBS Sports, Washburn will serve as one of three sideline voices for Super Bowl 55. Barring any health issues, CBS will have Washburn, Tracy Wolfson, and former NFL kicker Jay Feely lending their insight from the sidelines. This is Washburn’s story, from a college lacrosse star to a reliable voice who CBS Sports can trust. Evan Washburn is an NFL sideline reporter for CBS "It's one game. I'm just happy for a chance to play next week." While Josh Allen is excited to win, he knows the @BuffaloBills are looking for more. (@EvanWashburn) pic.twitter.com/amwO8htIOW— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) January 9, 2021 RELATED: Jim Nantz Proved He Is Not Just a Broadcaster

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Wayne Gretzky Tagged Along on Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky’s 1st Date

Paulina Gretzky has a lot to smile about. Despite recent controversy over Instagram posts of her celebrating her 32nd birthday sans mask, Gretzky enjoys a successful modeling career. She’s also engaged to Dustin Johnson, the No. 1 golfer in the world. Johnson and Gretzky have been together since 2013. Despite their long engagement, all signs point toward a happy couple. And this pair came together in part because of Paulina’s famous parents, including Wayne Gretzky, her famous dad. Bringing up Paulina Gretzky Catching up with 'The Great One' Wayne Gretzky & adorable daughter Emma #stadiumseries #etalk @tanya_kim pic.twitter.com/uWi7qgiO8u— etalk (@etalkCTV) January 26, 2014 The daughter of hockey legend Gretzky and actress Janet Jones, Paulina is the eldest of five children. A

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The 1960 Minneapolis Lakers Team Could Have Met Their Tragic Death in a Snowy Plane Crash Months Before Moving to Los Angeles

Depending on your preferred era of fandom, you probably have a different image of the Lakers. Some will remember the Showtime era with Magic Johnson running the show; others grew up watching Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal dominate the league. The franchise, however, didn’t always call Hollywood home; the Lakers originally hit the hardwood in Minneapolis. Tragedy almost struck the franchise in 1960, however. On January 18, 1960, just months before moving to LA, the Lakers’ team plane went down in a snowy Iowa cornfield. The LA Lakers started life in Minneapolis RELATED: Should the Lakers Early NBA Championships Not Count? These days, it’s almost impossible to imagine the NBA without the LA Lakers towering over the basketball landscape. When the franchise first tipped off,

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