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Ten biggest athletic freaks in NFL Combine history

By Athlon Sports The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine is underway in Indianapolis, as this year’s crop of prospects takes the first step in the job interview process leading up to the draft (April 30-May 2). While opinions on the value of the “Underwear Olympics” are mixed, this year’s participants know fully well what’s at stake at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Millions of dollars are...
Via Athlon Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves reportedly trying to acquire Kevin Garnett

By Mike Cole The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to bring the best player in franchise history back to where he started his career. ESPN.com reports the T-Wolves are actively trying to acquire Kevin Garnett in a trade with the Brookyln Nets. According to the ESPN.com report, Minnesota is offering Thaddeus Young in exchange for the probable Hall of Famer. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Duke, UNC kneel together to honor Dean Smith

For a moment prior to their game this evening, Duke and North Carolina’s basketball teams put the rivalry aside.  Minutes before tipoff at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the Blue Devils and Tar Heels’ players and coaches gathered at midcourt for a moment of silence in honor of legendary UNC coach Dean Smith, who passed away on Feb. 7.  Check it out: Both teams gather for a moment...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick blasts Twitter troll

By Matt Birch San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not one to sit by idle after getting heckled on social media. One particular Twitter troll found that out the hard way on Wednesday when Kaepernick put him on blast. It started when the 49ers quarterback tweeted about how intense his offseason workout regimen is. Even during a “recovery day,” Kap seemed to hit...
Via The Sports Daily
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rams give Sam Bradford permission to seek trade

By Larry Brown The St. Louis Rams reportedly have given Sam Bradford permission to seek a trade, though the team’s GM indicates they still want to bring back the former No. 1 overall pick. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Wednesday that the Rams have given Bradford permission to seek a trade. Sam Bradford has permission to seek a trade. Finding compensation to Rams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook: Rather contend for titles than lead a team

Russell Westbrook talks to Dan Patrick and says that he'd rather win games and have a shot at titles than lead a team. Oh, and a shot fired at James Harden. The post Russell Westbrook Says He’d Rather Win Games And Titles Than Lead His Own Team appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Imagining an MLB concussion lawsuit

By Nathaniel Grow You may have heard that football is in the midst of a bit of a concussion crisis. Not only is the National Football League facing a number of concussion-related lawsuits, but suits have been filed at the collegiate, high school, and Pop Warner levels as well. Meanwhile, both professional hockey and soccer are also facing their own concussion litigation...
Via Fangraphs
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 30 free agents in the NFL

Via Walter Football
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles will 'do whatever it takes' to land Marcus Mariota

By Larry Brown How badly do the Philadelphia Eagles want Marcus Mariota as their quarterback? They reportedly are going to “do whatever it takes” to trade up for him in the NFL draft. Eagles beat reporter Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer was on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philly Wednesday and said he expects the Eagles to try hard to get Mariota. “Unless I’m missing something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

College football's top 10 quarterbacks on the rise for 2015

By Steven Lassan College football’s spring practice session is already underway for some teams, which means the countdown to the 2015 season can officially start. Quarterback play is always under a microscope and several playoff or conference title contenders are breaking in a new starter in 2015. While pinpointing breakout players is easier after spring practice, it’s never...
Via Athlon Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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