Sports Media Friday: ESPN reverses changes to Mike & Mike show; Adam Schefter, Review of new Nicklaus, Watson book

Spanning the globe to give you the constant variety of sports media: ******* Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing reports on “Mike & Mike” not moving to New York as had been previous announced. Also, it appears as if Molly Qerim won’t be joining the show.  I wonder what happened to facilitate an about-face from ESPN so soon after the initial announcement about the show moving...
Via Sherman Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

More Corrupt – FIFA or NFL?

It’s hard to imagine a sports organization more corrupt and lacking integrity than FIFA, but Roger Goodell and the NFL seem determined to give the Fédération Internationale de Football Association a run for its money. When someone like Mike Florio is making statements like Goodell Underling(s) Were Out to Get the Patriots you know things are out of control. (It’d be nice if...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter: Punters, Backup QBs On Other Teams Also Deflate Footballs

The “everybody does it” excuse has been a popular one during the Deflategate saga, and according to Adam Schefter, there’s truth to it. When the Wells Report implicated quarterback Tom Brady in the case of the New England Patriots deflating footballs during the 2014 AFC Championship Game, folks were quick to point out that Brady wasn’t the first...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brady's case at hearing wasn't overly impressive to NFL

This shouldn’t come as much surprise, but it sounds like the NFL wasn’t totally blown away by Tom Brady’s testimony Tuesday. Brady, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, was his own best ally at his suspension appeal hearing by giving “explanations in all areas,” but reported Wednesday that Brady’s performance wasn’t perfect. A league...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: ‘An A-plus performance’ by Tom Brady during appeal

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did himself a lot of favors during the 10-hour long appeal of his 4-game suspension in the so-called #Delfategate saga. Schefter’s source said Brady was smooth and cooler than the other side of your pillow, answering every issue brought up in the Ted Wells report and came off “very genuine, earnest...
Via Low Brow Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Deflated Footballs, Antoine Cason, & Titans

Deflated Footballs Adam Schefter (via Mike Freeman) mentioned that he knows a long snapper who carried a paper clip into games last year and used it to deflate football before snapping. Schefter (via Mike Freeman) added that a backup quarterback he knows deflates footballs for the starting quarterback on his team. Antoine Cason Free agent CB Antoine Cason announced via...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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NFL Notes: Tom Brady, Ahmad Bradshaw, Packers, & Rams

Tom Brady ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Tom Brady‘s defense was given fours to present their entire appeal case on Tuesday. According to Schefter, the proceedings are expected to wrap Tuesday and will not continue on Thursday. Patriots owner Robert Kraft reportedly wrote an affidavit to be introduced during today’s appeal, supporting Brady’s character, per Schefter...
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REPORT: Tom Brady will be testifying under oath for his appeal

Well, this is an interesting development. During today's appeal, Tom Brady is testifying under oath, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 23, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best head coach in the history of each franchise Top 10: The NFL’s best kickers All-AFC South Team 2015: It’s not necessarily a one-horse race in this division All-NFC South Team...
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Adam Schefter: Tom Brady appeal ‘on path to go to the courts’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY SportsNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, appealing his four-game suspension, will be heard by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday morning. ESPN’s Adam Schefter spoke with WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan Tuesday morning to talk about the appeal hearing. “I think Roger Goodell is in a very difficult spot here going forward,” Schefter said...
Via Sports-Glory
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Tom Brady Suspension Appeal Live: Patriots QB, NFL Do Battle In New York City

8:35 a.m.: Predictably, the scene outside NFL league offices is already a zoo. Lights, camera, action outside 345 Park Avenue...— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 23, 2015 8:30 a.m.: The day is finally here. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be in New York City on Tuesday morning where he’ll state his case in appealing the four-game suspension...
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Detroit Lions add veteran safety with a lot of hype after he was released by Minnesota

The Detroit Lions have arguably the league’s best safety in Glover Quin. Over the weekend they added some depth at the position. This guy had a lot of hype when he entered the league out of USC back in 2010. Former USC safety Taylor Mays, whom Minnesota released this week, is staying in NFC North and signing with Detroit Lions, @fadde confirmed. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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Taylor Mays to sign with the Lions, per reports

Taylor Mays has latched on with a new team in the NFC North according to reports. The veteran safety who had played for the 49ers and Bengals before briefly signing with the Vikings in the off-season, will join the Detroit Lions. ESPN‘s Adam Schefter tweeted about Taylor Mays signing with the Lions earlier on Saturday. Former USC safety Taylor Mays, whom Minnesota released...
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The Lions sign former Bengals safety Taylor Mays

The Lions will get a look at former Bengals safety Taylor Mays after signing a deal with Detroit. Former USC safety Taylor Mays, whom Minnesota released this week, is staying in NFC North and signing with Detroit Lions, @fadde confirmed. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 20, 2015 Mays was recently released by the Minnesota Vikings after signing with them back in March. Last...
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What does Russell Wilson’s new insurance policy mean for the Seahawks?

If the Seattle Seahawks offensive line can’t protect him, then at least an insurance policy can. That’s right, Russell Wilson is taking steps to make sure that he becomes a multi-million dollar quarterback no matter what happens on the field. According to a report by ESPN insider Adam Schefter, Wilson has taken out an insurance policy that would pay him millions in the event...
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Russell Wilson Has Insurance Policy Worth Millions In Case Of Injury

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has taken out an insurance policy worth millions of dollars in the event he sustains a career-ending injury this season. Multiple reports have said that Wilson is willing to play out the final year of his rookie contract in the event that there’s no agreement in place ... The post Russell Wilson Has Insurance Policy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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New England Patriots Announce Signing Of Veteran QB Matt Flynn

Welcome to New England, Matt Flynn. The Patriots made the news official Friday, announcing the signing of the veteran quarterback. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Thursday it’s a one-year deal. The 29-year-old slides into the No. 3 spot that was previously held by Garrett Gilbert, who the Pats released Thursday. Flynn provides much-needed...
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Dolphins bring in DT C.J. Mosley on one-year deal

Well that didn't take long. One day after visiting with the Miami Dolphins, 31-year-old journeyman C.J. Mosley inked a one-year deal with the team Wednesday, according to Adam Schefter of... [Click headline for full story]
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive Tackle C.J. Mosley signs with the Miami Dolphins

Former Detroit Lion C.J. Mosley Former Detroit Lions Defensive Tackle C.J. Mosley has reached an agreement on a 1-year deal with the Miami Dolphins according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Miami Herald reported yesterday that the Dolphins had offered Mosley a contract after a successful visit in Miami. Mosley’s agent Harold Lewis told the Miami Herald that while the visit in Miami...
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Report: Miami Dolphins Sign Defensive Tackle C.J. Mosley

When the Miami Dolphins signed Ndamukong Suh during free agency, it only made the defensive end duo of Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon even scarier. Miami eventually added defensive tackle Jordan Phillips in the draft, a selection ready to compete with Earl Mitchell for a fair number of snaps. But apparently, the team isn’t done bringing in competition and stockpiling the trenches...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins Signing DT C.J. Mosley To A One-Year Deal

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Dolphins have reached agreement with DT C.J. Mosley on a one-year contract. Mosley visited with the Dolphins earlier in the week and reportedly had interest from three teams. However, it appears as though Mosley elected to reunite with Ndamukong Suh in Miami. Mosley, 31, was suspended for marijuana possession after it was ... The post Dolphins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL RB David Wilson making pro track and field debut

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson, who had to retire due to a neck injury he suffered in his second season in the NFL, is now attempting to make his name known in another sport. Giants RB David Wilson, whose career was cut due to spinal stenosis, will make his pro track and field debut Saturday on Randall's Island. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 9, 2015...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer to participate 11-on-11

Now here’s some good news to start the morning with. courtesy of Adam Schefter on Twitter. Arizona’s Carson Palmer, recovering from torn ACL, has been cleared to take part in 11-on-11 drills at Cardinals’ minicamp that opens today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 9, 2015   We don’t know how much he will participate but this is a key moment in his rehab. The team’s...
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LB Brandon Spikes released by Patriots after bizarre car incident

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New England Patriots have released linebacker Brandon Spikes after a bizarre late night car accident on I-495. Spikes car was equipped with an OnStar system that automatically calls for emergency help when an accident has occurred. The driver of the vehicle reported hitting a deer before abandoning the car; however, another car reported...
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Patriots cut Brandon Spikes amid hit-and-run investigation

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY SportsThe New England Patriots released linebacker Brandon Spikes after his car was found abandoned with front-end damage in Foxborough early Sunday morning, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Patriots released LB Brandon Spikes, per source. Wasted no time…. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 8, 2015 The police found an unattended 2011 Maybach...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers trade Pro Bowl punter to Browns for future late round pick

When the San Francisco 49ers selected Bradley Pinion of Clemson in the fifth round last month it caused a lot of head-scratching among draft analysts. Now, that move is making more sense as it seems the team was done with three-time Pro Bowl punter Andy Lee. According to a report by ESPN insider Adam Schefter, the 49ers have traded Lee to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a seventh...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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