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Brandstatter, Dierdorf team up to call Michigan football on radio

No one will question the credentials of Michigan's new radio team. Up until now, there were many questions about who would replace Frank Beckman, who was let go after 34 years as the play-by-play man on the Wolverines football network. As it turned out, Dave Brandon and IMG Radio looked only a couple feet. Jim Brandstatter, who was Beckman's color analyst for the entire 34...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Zetterberg after skating with Wings: 'It was fun'

DETROIT -- Henrik Zetterberg made his much-anticipated return to Red Wings practice Thursday and the result was encouraging. "It was fun, it was fun to be out with the guys," said Zetterberg, who skated for about a 30 minutes and participated in some drills. "Hopefully, I'll be able to do more stuff tomorrow. "You just got to take it day by day and increase...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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No Oshie or Berglund yet, but Tarasenko is back

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie and Patrik Berglund will not play for the Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday. But the good news -- the really good news -- is that forward Vladimir Tarasenko will. "Originally, it was no-go for the first round, and now you're seeing a guy playing Game 1, which is really significant," coach...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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Late meeting with Manziel no coincidence

According to various reports and various sources, the Cleveland Browns will conduct a private workout with Johnny Manziel this weekend. According to some of those reports, Manziel will then visit with the team at its Berea headquarters next week. If the latter part is true, he'll be among the final group of pre-draft visitors the Browns entertain. The workout will be the last...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Parker gone, but Duke will be a title contender without him

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke's Jabari Parker, ACC Freshman of the Year and consensus First Team All-America, declared for the NBA Draft on Wednesday, a decision on its own that wasn't at all surprising. He may not go No. 1., but in what is perceived as a deep draft, Parker is still expected to go in the top five picks and potentially higher. It was a tough spot for Parker, as he...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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Minor League Report: Akron RubberDucks

The minor league season has been interrupted several times over the first two weeks because of weather, and Double-A Akron has seen their fair share of cancellations and weather delays that have resulted in several doubleheaders and rescheduled games in the early going. Here is an overview of how things are going for the RubberDucks in the early going. Just the Facts Akron (6-7)...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Jim Rome still gets residual checks from 'Space Jam' cameo

Jim Rome, who made a cameo in the legendary film "Space Jam," showed off a recent check he received for his talents.
Via Gamedayr
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Three A&M players in same car wanted on warrants, all arrested

Three Texas A&M football players traveling in the same vehicle—Edward Pope, Gavin Stansbury and Howard Matthews Jr.—were all arrested late Thursday night in College Station after a traffic stop revealed all three had outstanding warrants, according to KTBX.com. College Station Police stopped a 2008 Pontiac on Texas Avenue, around 11:40 p.m. Thursday, for an expired registration...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts wants to be the next US Airways social media manager

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is off to a bit of a slow start on the field this season, but don’t let that slow down his game off the field.  According to Hall of Very Good, Bogaerts had only tweeted once since Christmas before Wednesday night.  He returned to social media with a bang though, doing what any 21 year old professional athlete might do… Accidentally tweeting...
Via Awful Announcing
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Report: Ex-NBAer punches HGTV stars' kid at pickup game

The basketball playing son of a reality show couple might be getting a little less face time after getting punched in the jaw by former NBA player Smush Parker during a pick-up game the other day.Wolfgang Novogratz — the 16-year-old son of HGTV stars Robert and Cortney Novogratz — got smushed after showing up the former Lakers guard at Basketball City — the popular westside...
Via The Other Paper
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers may have to bring back Brett Keisel

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review believes the Steelers may not have a choice but to bring back 35 year-old Brett Keisel. Steelers have huge issue at DE. No experience, no depth and nothing in draft that can help right away. Keisel looking like only legit option — Mark Kaboly...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan: Ronda Rousey could beat Floyd Mayweather

There are things some people say that just make me question their intelligence. UFC’s Joe Rogan just became one of them after insisting UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey could beat boxer Floyd Mayweather  in a UFC-style bout. While Rogan makes the point that Mayweather isn’t suited for Rousey’s ground game in the octagon, he completely ignores several factors. The first...
Via Sports-Kings
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

A proposed new Philadelphia Eagles uniform is pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
Via cover32 - Eagles
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Ultimate Warrior's wife releases touching statement

WWE.com just posted a heartfelt message from Ultimate Warrior’s wife, Dana Warrior. It reads: Dearest Warriors, It is with an absolutely broken heart I reach out to you. Since the passing of my husband, I have been fortunate enough to insulate my sweet girls and myself from the outside world. In this bubble we have grieved and continue to do so. For a week, I did not allow any...
Via Wrestling News Depot
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Report: Video existed of Jameis Winston, accuser having sex

The New York Times goes over the multiple mistakes that Florida State and the police department made in handily the Jameis Winston sexual assault accusation. The two things that are the most disturbing is that a videotape existed that could have cleared things up immediately one way or another and another female had an incident with Jameis she needed counseling for. The police did...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keith Hernandez ogles female fan eating huge hot dog

Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez has already been in the news this week thanks to the Brooklyn Cyclones and their upcoming “magic loogie” bobblehead giveaway. Now, he’s relevant for another reason. Hernandez and play-by-play man Gary Cohen were calling the Mets-Diamondbacks game on Tuesday night for SNY when the cameras found a couple in the stands eating one of the infamous...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

The 2014 NFL Draft is just two weeks away and teams are making their final preparations for the big day. Free agency is largely behind us and squads are basically set heading into the draft. With that in mind, I’ve compiled the needs of each of the NFL’s 32 teams as we approach the draft.   The post 2014 NFL Draft: Needs for each of the league’s 32 teams appeared first...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
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