RUMORS & GOSSIP
Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving...Read More
On Thursday, the Hawks unveiled a statue of the greatest player in the franchise’s history, Dominique Wilkins. Former and current players attended the private ceremony at Philips Arena to honor the Hall of Famer who is at, or near, the top of many Hawks career statistical categories. Among those to congratulate Wilkins was Celtics great...Read More
DeMarco Murray was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in large part thanks to a hearty endorsement from former Cowboys and Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer. Murray, 27, was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round in 2011. 70 players had already been drafted by the time Dallas selected him, so it’s not exactly like there...Read More
The San Francisco Giants are one of three professional sports teams in North America that have filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of an argument in favor of same-sex marriage.
Without getting into too much detail regarding what an amicus brief is, here’s a description directly from Cornell Law.
An amicus curiae brief that brings to the attention...
The Chicago Bears are in a difficult position with Jay Cutler and apparently have made it known that the quarterback is available in a trade. NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that teams know Cutler is available: “Teams certainly know that Jay Cutler is available if they want him for the right price.” –...Read More
Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Brian Hoyer is on course to become a free agent next week after being the primary starter for the team last year.
Even though he and fellow quarterback Johnny Manziel competed for the starting job last summer and Manziel sat mainly on the sideline, there was a respect on Hoyer’s side at least for the young quarterback.
Hoyer had this to say to...
Darnell Dockett signed with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday after playing 10 seasons for the division rival Arizona Cardinals, and he expressed disappointment with his former team for letting him go. Docket, who signed a two-year, $7.5 million deal, told Jody and MJ on FOX Sports 910 in Phoenix that he was willing to...Read More
The decision might be simple for Darrelle Revis if he hits free agency: winning versus money.
The cornerback ultimately will choose between the New England Patriots and New York Jets this offseason, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said on Mad Dog Sports Radio with Adam Schein on Thursday.
“I believe that it will come down to the Patriots and the Jets,” Schefter. “I think the Jets...
Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday by posting a message on Twitter saying that “all good things come to an end.” In his note on the matter, Jones-Drew called his 9-year playing career an “amazing” time and said he is looking forward to the next chapter of his life. All good...Read More
One of the most coveted free agents this offseason is defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. He's as dominant as any interior defensive tackle that the league has seen over the last decade. I don't put him quite to the level of JJ Watt for reasons of versatility - Watt can play both outside and inside. But for pure defensive tackles who constantly disrupt the middle, eating up at least...