Trent Dilfer: Jameis Winston in class above Marcus Mariota

The general consensus among so-called “gurus” at the moment is that Marcus Mariota will be the first quarterback taken in the 2015 NFL Draft — likely to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at No. 1. According to Trent Dilfer, the Bucs would be making a huge mistake if they passed on Jameis Winston. During multiple radio...Read More
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trevor Booker makes amazing backwards shot

Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker tried something a bit different in Friday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Jazz were faced with a tough situation at the time—having to inbound the ball with just 0.2 seconds remaining on the shot clock. Gordon Hayward then threw a bounce pass to Booker. But instead of catching the ball, he did a two-handed volleyball set shot...
Via The Sports Daily
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Plaschke thinks Boston is wrong choice for Olympics

  he United States hasn’t hosted a Summer Olympics since the Games came to Atlanta in 1996. The hopes of that changing rest on the city of Boston, which was named the U.S. Olympic Committee’s bid city for he 2024 Summer Olympics on Thursday. In the eyes of many, that’s not a good thing. The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Plaschke voices those concerns in a recent...
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Russia, Ukraine and the Alexander Ovechkin effect

I have to admit, foreign affairs are not exactly in my wheelhouse. As a fat, happy American, I am mostly blissfully unaware of the turmoil outside of the United States,..... The post Russia, Ukraine And The Alexander Ovechkin Effect appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight things to watch for in the NFL Divisional Playoffs

We are down to only eight teams standing as the NFL divisional playoff games take place this weekend. Four of these teams have been on a bye week, giving them the rest and preparation they need to host their opponents. Here are eight things to watch this upcoming weekend. 1. Will the good or bad version of Joe Flacco show up to play? It’s no hidden secret that the New England...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Five MLB teams that need a uniform makeover

Earlier this week, an endeavoring Padres fan finally decided that he had enough of his team and their lame, boring uniforms and took it upon himself to mock up some new ones. The result was… magnificent: New-Look Padres, Back in Brown. @Padres @PadresMikeDee @gaslampball @LobShots — John Brubaker (@johnbrubaker) January...
Via The Outside Corner
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig shares funny ‘I will not be a distraction’ cartoon

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been criticized a ton over the past year, and he obviously has a great sense of humor about it. On Thursday, Puig shared part of an old FOX Sports cartoon on his Instagram page. You can see the original illustration here. The cropped version that Puig passed along...Read More
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Browns move on from Johnny Manziel?

Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has reportedly decided to part ways with the team, meaning Cleveland will have its sixth OC in six years.  According to an ESPN report yesterday, Shanahan resigned, and quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains was fired.  The following marked the most interesting detail from that same report filed yesterday:"Sources familiar with the...
Via Football By Football
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Which underdog has the best chance to win this weekend?

The 2014 NFL season is coming down to the wire, with only eight teams still driving for the coveted Lombardi Trophy. Most of the remaining participants were expected to be here at the beginning of the season, while a few are somewhat surprising. This weekend might be the best of the football campaign, with four contests of quality being played for the right to earn a conference...
Via This Given Sunday
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Sam engaged to longtime boyfriend

        This embed is invalid   " /> It appears Michael Sam is taking the plunge.   Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, is engaged to longtime boyfriend Vito Cammisano, according to TMZ. The college sweethearts reportedly have been vacationing in Europe. Beautiful view from the very top of St. Peter's. Suddenly 25 doesn't feel so old...
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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