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FSU names Everett Golson starting QB for 2015

Monday afternoon, news came down that FSU head football coach Jimbo Fisher would speak to the media following the team’s afternoon practice. It would be the second time Fisher spoke to the press in a matter of hours, and after not saying much about who would be the starting quarterback for Saturday’s opener against Texas State during the first presser, many began to speculate...
Via Gamedayr
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UCLA's Ishmael Adams arrested for suspicion of felony robbery

    UCLA redshirt junior cornerback Ishmael Adams was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly trying to steal a cellphone from an Uber driver on campus. Adams was arrested for suspicion of felony robbery at 3:36 a.m. on Sunday and is being held on $100,000 bail. He has not yet been charged. The cornerback is due in court on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. “We are aware of the situation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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AJ Green heading for contract stalemate with Bengals?

At the beginning of the offseason, there were four top receivers seeking new contracts. Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas and Julio Jones have all agreed to contract extensions, leaving Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green as the sole remaining member of the quartet. With three comparable contracts on the books, there is no reason the Bengals and Green shouldn’t be able...
Via The Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL offered to cut Brady suspension to 3 games

Tom Brady and the NFL ultimately did not reach a settlement Monday in the New England Patriots quarterback’s Deflategate suspension appeal, and according to reports, the league never even made an official offer. The NFL was willing to cut a deal with Brady, according to Gary Myers of the New York Daily News, but its reported offer was … underwhelming, to say the least. ...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tristan Thompson won’t take below max from Cavs

    In a saga that is dragging out longer than the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise (RIP Wes Craven), restricted free agent Tristan Thompson continues to hold out for a new contract extension from the Cavaliers. After turning down a five-year, $80 million deal from the team earlier this offseason, it’s become clear that Thompson and agent Rich Paul are not budging. They...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

There were high hopes for Martavis Bryant in his second season, but a different kind of high will put his 2015 season on hold for now. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver reportedly was suspended four games last week by the NFL, and that was upheld after Bryant appealed, the team announced Monday. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Bryant was suspended after multiple failed...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins players happy RG3 was benched

If you like disgruntled locker rooms, look no farther than the one in Washington. According to TMZ, four anonymous teammates are excited about the franchise’s decision to bench quarterback Robert Griffin III and start Kirk Cousins instead. One player said the news was a relief, while a defensive starter said: “The team is excited with the change. We are all looking forward...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas rips list that ranks him 88th-best in NBA

Sports Illustrated on Monday released the first half of its Top 100 NBA Players ranking, and one Boston Celtics guard wasn’t pleased with his position on the list. Isaiah Thomas, who checked in at No. 88, took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the rankings, calling them “a joke.” Sports illustrated Rankings are a JOKE lol. Feels like back in HS when those POLITICAL...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

One of the great stories of the NFL preseason has been the journey of former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne and his quest to make an NFL roster with the San Francisco 49ers.  The 2-time National Rugby League Player of the Year has already shined brightly throughout the preseason with a few highlight-reel plays and quickly become a fan favorite with plays like this....
Via Awful Announcing
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer: We will announce starting QB first snap of season

Don’t expect to find out Ohio State’s starting quarterback until the season opener in Blacksburg is just about under way. Urban Meyer discussed the high-profile position battle today, and said not to expect a formal decision until Ohio State’s first offensive snap. .@OSUCoachMeyer: “QB situation: we will announce the starter when the first guy takes the snap. There’s...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins will be a top-10 NFL QB

    Mike Shanahan was the coach of the Washington Redskins when the team drafted Kirk Cousins in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. From the sound of it, Shanahan believes the pick was a steal for his former team. After Cousins was named Washington’s starting quarterback on Monday, Shanahan has some extremely high praise for the former Michigan State star. “Kirk...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Khalil Mack is going to be a superstar

The Oakland Raiders may not have won more than eight games in a season in 12 years, but that could be changing thanks to second-year defensive end Khalil Mack. In Oakland’s 23-17 loss on Sunday night, Mack absolutely destroyed any hopes the Arizona Cardinals had of moving the ball. Mack looked like a bonafide star. The kind of defensive centerpiece that the Raiders need to return...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss
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