RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Denver Broncos finally had enough of inept kicker Brandon McManus and are making a change.
#Broncos have waived Brandon McManus and after working out Jay Feely and Connor Barth Tuesday morning, have signed Barth.
— Jeff Legwold (@Jeff_Legwold) November 25, 2014
Barth last kicked in 2012, missing all of 2013 after suffering a torn achilles in a charity basketball...
According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Browns remain committed to Brian Hoyer being their starting quarterback for the remainder of the 2014 season.
The Browns reportedly believe making a quarterback change and going with Johnny Manziel would undermine the work they have already put into this season.
However, Cole adds that Cleveland is not married to Hoyer long-term...
It’s official: The Panda is in Boston.
The Red Sox announced Tuesday that third baseman Pablo Sandoval officially agreed to a five-year contract with the team. The deal also includes a club option for 2020.
The Red Sox designated catcher/first baseman Ryan Lavarnway for assignment to make roster room.
Sandoval, 28, spent his first seven seasons with the San Francisco...
Former NFL quarterback Tyler Thigpen was arrested early Sunday morning in Myrtle Beach, S.C. for driving while under the influence. Well, he wasn’t exactly driving at the time of his arrest, but he was behind the wheel of a running vehicle. According to WMBF, police found Thigpen passed out in his car at a Wendy’s...Read More
Former Washington Redskins second-round pick Fred Smoot, who played nine years in the NFL (seven with Washington), was arrested Sunday morning and charged with domestic assault (via CBS).
Police indicated that authorities were called to a residence in Ashburn, Va. at 11 a.m on Sunday morning after a female claimed Smoot grabbed her during an altercation.
Smoot, who is currently...
That thud you heard on Monday night was the New York Jets hitting rock bottom.
Despite a neutral field advantage and 15 days of rest, the Jets were blown out by the Bills, 38-3, at Ford Field in Detroit.
Yes, those same Bills who were rocked by last week’s historic snowstorm thoroughly and effortlessly embarrassed their lifeless division rivals, completing the sweep of Gang Green...
Jose Canseco might be spending Thanksgiving with a broken heart.
The former slugger’s fiancée Leila Knight told TMZ Sports that she’s walking out on Canseco and breaking off their engagement.
Canseco also confirmed the breakup via Twitter early Monday morning.
Leila and I have gone our separate ways.check back later and find out what happened
— Jose Canseco...
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that assuming Rex Ryan is still the head coach and QB Michael Vick‘s calf injury isn’t any thing major, the Jets are expected to go with Vick for Monday’s game against the Dolphins.
Mehta adds that Ryan had to discuss and clear his decision to make a change at quarterback few weeks ago with GM John Idzik and owner Woody...
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Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to the floor Monday night in a 97-95 win over the Utah Jazz after missing the previous four games because of a strained left hamstring.
Rose went 5-for-10 from the field with 18 points, five assists and three rebounds in 25 minutes. Coach Tom Thibodeau wants to...
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The Boston Red Sox haven’t put away their wallets just yet.
The Red Sox still remain engaged in contract negotiations with free-agent pitcher Jon Lester despite reportedly signing Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to contracts totaling nearly $200 million, multiple sources told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford...