Jerry Jones' son 'snatched' Manziel card away on draft day

Have you guys heard about how the Dallas Cowboys almost drafted Johnny Manziel? I thought everyone had, but it’s come up again, this time with even more details. Jim Dent has written in his new book that Jerry Jones’ son “snatched” the Manziel draft card from his dad’s hands, otherwise Johnny Football would be in Brandon Weeden’s spot, presumably. Jones made his “that...
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Greatest moments lost in the 1994 MLB strike, 20 years later

Some years just have a different vibe to them. Teams are clicking, the games are exciting, the performances are just a bit more spectacular more often. For Major League Baseball, the summer of 1994 was one of those years. There was a great franchise at the peak of its power in Atlanta that faced an […] The post 10 Of The Greatest Moments Lost In The 1994 Baseball Strike, 20 Years...
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Six MLB teams that need to make a deal before Aug. 31

Just over two weeks remain until MLB’s Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline, and a few contenders still have some glaring needs that can be addressed before a September playoff drive and October postseason run. For some of those clubs, this is a second chance to make a deal that didn’t get done before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. For others, it’s an opportunity to add further...
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Calipari: I wouldn’t have gone to Cavs even for LeBron James

A little over two months ago, a report surfaced that indicated John Calipari was in “deep discussions” with the Cleveland Cavaliers before he finalized a new contract extension with Kentucky. That was before LeBron James shocked the world by announcing he was heading home to Cleveland. In hindsight, Calipari was probably using the Cavs and […]
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Sports Illustrated writer briefly arrested in Ferguson

Robert Klemko of The MMQB, Sports Illustrated’s NFL website, is in Ferguson, Missouri.  He was temporarily arrested Sunday night by Captain Ronald Johnson as the city again devolved into scenes of terror.  Klemko live-tweeted the entire encounter including the tear gas, his arrest, and subsequent release. Tear gas! Police fought advancing crowd with armored vehicles and gas...
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Antone Smith: Jadeveon Clowney is 'just a guy'

Last night, Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney laid a huge hit on Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith. Clowney was in the backfield just as Matt Ryan was able to hand off the ball to Smith. Clowney followed up his big hit on Smith with a sack of Ryan on the next play. Following last night’s game, Smith spoke to 610 Sports in Houston and he’s not overly impressed...
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Manchester United fans planning to protest ownership

Manchester United fans are sick and tired of seeing the Glazers (yes the same Glazers who own the Tampa Bay Bucs) pocket most of the profits that the club is making while leaving the team to suffer. And after another summer of inadequate planning and a lack of funding for new players followed by a loss in the opening game of the season, the United fans have had enough according to...
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Bret Bielema jokingly tells fans to beat up Auburn spies

While the majority of SEC teams will open with non-conference games in 2014, Arkansas and Auburn, East division league foes, are slated to meet on August 30 to kick off the season. Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema is still looking to notch his first league win after his program finished 0-8 in his first year at the helm. He apparently wants to make sure the Tigers don’t have any kind...
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Chip Kelly: Eagles would listen to offers for Mark Sanchez

New Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez has played extremely well thus far this preseason. He has completed 18-of-22 passes for 207 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in two outings.  These performances have led Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to comment on a potential Sanchez trade prior to the start of the regular season (via CSN Philly).  The question: “What...
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Johnny Manziel: I don't think I'm ready for Week 1

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel is known for his confidence and brash style, so it was a little out of character when he admitted that he's not sure if he's ready to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in week one. Coming out a week where the young signal caller was late to a meeting and had up and down practices, Manziel sounded like a rookie for once. He...
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Report: Jim Kelly, Bon Jovi talking teaming up for Bills offer

Bon Jovi's individual attempt to buy the Bills hasn't gone too well, so he's now considering teaming up with a former Bills QB to increase his chances of landing the winning bid for the team. Bon Jovi and his group of Toronto-based investors reportedly reached out to Jim Kelly within the past five days to discuss joining forces for a potential collective bid, according...
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Witness: War Machine Tasered before arrest

Police reportedly tasered former Bellator MMA fighter War Machine before they arrested him last Friday for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend, porn star Christy Mack. A guest at the Extended Stay America hotel in Simi Valley was a witness.   
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