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FSU RB Dalvin Cook did not practice Thursday, has now missed all week

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook has been dealing with a lingering hamstring injury for weeks now, toughing it out as a critical member of the Seminoles’ football team.  As FSU began wrapping up preparation for Syracuse Thursday afternoon, its star running back was again sitting out practice, according to Safid Deen of the Tallahassee Democrat, and has now missed the entire...
Via College Spun
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Andre Drummond is in a position to play at an even higher level

At only 22 years old, Andre Drummond has already proved that he is one of the most productive and consistent centers in the NBA today. In his past two seasons, the UConn product has had no trouble making his presence felt on the court. In fact, in both the 2013-14 season and the 2014-15 season, Drummond finished with the second most rebounds in the league, averaging just over 13...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Some 49ers players feel Kaepernick is a 'loner'

Some members of the San Francisco 49ers reportedly feel that Colin Kaepernick needs to interact with his teammates more, and that might include not walking around wearing headphones all the time. On Wednesday, a report stated that two 49ers players got into a “heated” exchange at a team meeting earlier this year, with one veteran calling out Kaepernick and another defending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger having 'no issues' with knee

Ben Roethlisberger has been practicing in full this week, and it would be a surprise if he is not under center when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. Roethlisberger had nothing but positive things to say about the way his knee feels when speaking to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Thursday. No doubt Ben will start Sunday for #Steelers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Norv Turner takes blame for Adrian Peterson’s shrimp/chew snafu

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner took the blame for how it was reported that Adrian Peterson fell ill on the team flight to Detroit last week due to swallowing his chewing tobacco. The Vikings running back insisted the reason he became sick was due in part to aggravating a shellfish allergy by eating shrimp and how his illness was characterized during the FOX...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Haden, Gipson, Robertson could play Sunday against Arizona

The Cleveland Browns could have three of their top players on defense — cornerback Joe Haden, safety Tashaun Gipson, and linebacker Craig Robertson — back on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, head coach Mike Pettine said before Wednesday’s practice. “There is a chance we will have all three back,” Pettine said, “Which would be a big boost for us defensively....
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant appears on track to face Seahawks

The Dallas Cowboys desperately need to get back to their winning ways against the Seattle Seahawks this weekend, and help may be on the way in the form of one of the most dominant receivers in the NFL. Dez Bryant once again practiced on Thursday, and it appears he came out of the workout without...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian, James Harden are still together

Khloe Kardashian has been spending a lot of time helping Lamar Odom as he recovers from an apparent drug overdose, but that does not mean she has officially ended her relationship with her current boyfriend. Earlier this week, Kardashian said everyone needs to pump the brakes on the talk of her and Odom reconciling their marriage. While the couple has withdrawn their divorce papers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant would be fun to cover, says Richard Sherman

Dez Bryant is trying to return for Week 8 against the Seattle Seahawks, and cornerback Richard Sherman seems to enjoy the thought of the Dallas Cowboys receiver coming back on Sunday. According to Brady Henderson of ESPN 710 Seattle, Sherman said he looks forward to being challenged by a player of Bryant’s caliber. “It’s a fun challenge when I’m asked to do it. It...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Padres hire Andy Green as new manager

Andy Green will be the next manager of the San Diego Padres according to Bleacher Report’s Scott Miller, as posted on Twitter. The Padres were reported to be deciding between Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield and former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire as the club’s new manager, so this move comes completely out of left field. The 38-year-old was the Diamondbacks...
Via The Outside Corner
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vernon Davis, Joe Staley clashed over Colin Kaepernick

Although the San Francisco 49ers continue to insist there’s no locker room friction, an incident from a few weeks ago is making headlines as they prepare for Sunday’s matchup with the St. Louis Rams. CSNBayArea.com reported earlier this week that the 49ers had a “heated” team meeting following their Week 4 loss to the Green Bay Packers, with one player stepping up in support...
Via NESN.com
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson: Most popular based on merchandise sales

According to a report from the NFL Players Association, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the most popular player in the NFL in terms of merchandise sales. The data gathered consisted of sales from March 1 through August 31 and ranked the players. “Based on total overall sales of all officially licensed products from online and traditional retail outlets as reported...
Via Sportsnaut
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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