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49ers lose Patrick Willis for the season

The San Francisco 49ers will be without linebacker Patrick Willis for the final seven games of the regular season after placing the seven-time Pro Bowler on injured reserve Tuesday. Source: The 49ers are placing LB Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) November 11, 2014   This is a horrible blow to a team that needs to win as many...
Via Sportsnaut
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

16 most desirable college coaching jobs

Brady has one of them now, but he may not for long. Coaching a college football team – any college football team – can be a dream come true. But it’s still fair to say that there are some jobs out there that clearly stand above the rest — the dream jobs. Some college football programs are miles ahead of others when it comes to desirability.  What makes a college football...
Via College Spun
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton reportedly playing with two foot injuries

The Carolina Panthers have been terrible this season, and it starts with Cam Newton. The former Auburn star’s fourth NFL season has been his worst, as he has thrown just 10 touchdown passes and rushed for two in nine games. Are injuries to blame? Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that Newton has been dealing...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson open to filing lawsuit against NFL

Adrian Peterson is open to filing a lawsuit against the NFL to get the league to reinstate him, according to a report. Peterson has not played since being placed on the commissioner’s exempt list Sept. 16. He reached a plea deal last week concerning the child abuse charges he was facing, and he will not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron: Sorry I haven't been 'above the rim' this season

Tweet LeBron James hasn’t been dunking that much this season. It’s been difficult because the Cleveland Cavaliers have played at a snail’s pace and have not forced a lot of turnovers. A reporter mentioned this to him at Monday’s shootaround, and here’s his response, via the Cleveland Plain Dealer‘s Joe Vardon: “I apologize I haven’t been above the rim...
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mets, Rockies have talked Tulowitzki trade

By now it’s well known that Troy Tulowitzki is not happy about the direction of the Colorado Rockies and is looking to move on from the only organization he has suited up for. Barring something drastic changing on that front, Tulo will likely be calling another city home next season. And fresh off signing Michael Cuddyer to a two-year contract, the New York Mets have reportedly...
Via Sportsnaut
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best sixth men

Having a strong starting lineup simply isn’t enough in the NBA. Teams like the Indiana Pacers and Portland Trail Blazers prove that, today, a...
Via Athlon Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love could opt out, sign with Lakers

You can look at this two ways. 1- Love would be foolish not to at least explore free agency. 2- This is just wishful thinking and there is no way Love will leave Cavs and LeBron. The interesting thing is one could be true now, but not be true later. Sam Smith from Bulls.com is the one who has Lakers fans hopes up. It’s not going to get as much discussion during the season...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL safety Orlando Thomas loses battle with ALS

Former Minnesota Vikings safety Orlando Thomas has died at the age of 42. Thomas suffered from ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. Thomas played in the NFL from 1995 to 2001, collecting 22 interceptions — including nine during his rookie season of 1995 in which he led the league. All 98 of his NFL games were played for the Vikings. Thomas revealed...
Via Tireball.com
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh McCown cries during presser after loss

It’s not easy to be a Tampa Bay Buccaneer. The Bucs fell to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon and in the process, fell to 1-8 on the season. Only the winless Oakland Raiders have and the 1-9 Jacksonville Jaguars have worse records than the hapless Buccaneers. That apparently is enough to move Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown to tears. McCown took the podium Sunday afternoon...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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