RUMORS & GOSSIP
According to Dallas Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones, the team will use its franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant before Monday’s deadline (via Fox Sports).
It’s not a surprising move by any stretch of the imagination.
According to NFL Media’s Albert Breer, wide receivers signed under the last-resort deal are due $12.8 million for the 2015 campaign. The franchise...
Greg Hardy is certain to have a few suitors when he officially hits free agency on March 10, but the defensive end’s current team has removed itself as one.
According to Bill Voth of the Black and Blue Review, the Carolina Panthers are preparing to distance themselves from Hardy, who is still awaiting potential discipline from the NFL for his role in a domestic violence case...
It sounds crazy on the surface. It’s also a representation of how running backs are viewed in today’s NFL.
Rumors continue to persist that the Philadelphia Eagles are going to ask running back LeSean McCoy to take a pay cut or face the real possibility of being released prior to the start of free agency on March 10th.
Considering that the 26-year-old McCoy has put up over 9...
AEG is not happy about the efforts of competing Los Angeles-based cities to lure an NFL team and has decided to play dirty. According to The Los Angeles Times’ Sam Farmer, AEG, which owns the LA Galaxy, LA Live, Staples Center, 50 percent of the LA Kings, and part of the Lakers, commissioned a study...Read More
Anthony Mason, one of the most popular players in recent New York Knicks history, died Saturday morning. He was 48.
Mason had recent health problems, as he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier in the month.
“First I want to thank all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” his son, Anthony Mason...
The Chicago Blackhawks could be on the verges of some big changes.
The Blackhawks recently discussed a possible trade with the Washington Capitals that would send forward Patrick Sharp to D.C., according to Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune. It’s unclear at this point where those talks went or if they’re even still alive, as Kuc offered no more information.
First world problems right here.
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, who signed the first $300 million contract in the history of North American sports back in November, indicated in an interview with Ben Reiter of Sports Illustrated that he was initially “angered” by the contract offer.
I think they were thinking I was going to be like, ‘Oh, well, sign me up...
Adrian Peterson’s father knows of at least three NFL teams who have interest in his son, and all of those teams are contenders. Peterson’s father, Nelson, spoke with the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson and told the writer that he has heard the Cardinals, Colts and Cowboys have interest in his son should the...Read More
How much money will Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano make in their fight that will headline UFC 184 Saturday? Maybe not as much as you would think. According to the LA Times’ Lance Pugmire, Rousey will earn $65,000 in guaranteed money for the fight, plus $65,000 as a bonus if she wins. Zingano is set...Read More
In the endless search for a quarterback, the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown. The Browns were known to be interested in the quarterback, who visited the team this week. Mark Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer first reported the signing. The team confirmed the deal.
#Browns have agreed to terms with Josh McCown.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) February 27...