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Rice used illegal stickum yet calls out Pats for cheating

Is cheating in the NFL only an issue when the Patriots are caught doing it? Hypocritical comments from Jerry Rice indicate there could be a double-standard when the Patriots are involved in a controversy. Rice, who is considered the greatest wide receiver of all time and possibly the greatest football player of all time, recently...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

George Karl interested in Orlando Magic job

The Orlando Magic may have some top coaches on the horizon as potential replacements for Jacque Vaughn. Vaughn was fired Thursday amid a 10-game losing streak and three poor seasons as head coach of the Magic. Former Magic player Scott Skiles was immediately mentioned as a candidate for the job. Mark Jackson and Mike Malone...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Obama congratulates Belichick, Pats on Super Bowl win

The New England Patriots are on to the White House.     President Barack Obama called Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on Thursday to congratulate New England on its Super Bowl XLIX win over the Seattle Seahawks, according to a press release issued by The White House. Obama said he’s looking forward to the Patriots’ visit to celebrate their victory. Obama also noted how...
Via NESN.com
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh hired mom of transfer considering Michigan

Jim Harbaugh will apparently go to extreme lengths to land a football player.  As originally pointed out by Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com, Harbaugh has hired the mom of a Stanford graduate transfer considering Michigan. Gwendolyn Bush, the mother of former Cardinals’ cornerback Wayne Lyons, has been hired by Harbaugh to an athletics player development staff position.  From...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

McShay: Jameis is second-best QB prospect of past decade

ESPN NFL draft expert Todd McShay has a history of interesting takes and analysis. But his most recent view is rather eye-opening. The veteran media scout indicated recently on ESPN that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the second-best quarterback prospect of the past 10 years from an on-field perspective (h/t Business Insider). From purely on the field, the grade...
Via Sportsnaut
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson heads to court to challenge NFL suspension

There’s a strong likelihood that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated by the National Football League in April. However, the future Hall of Famer is taking the league to federal court—with the help of the NFL Players Association—in order to be reinstated before then (via Star Tribune). Peterson will appear in federal court in Minnesota on Friday...
Via Sportsnaut
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Full extent of Legion of Boom's Super Bowl injuries revealed

The Seattle Seahawks’ success over the last three seasons has been predicated by their defense, the heart and soul of which is the vaunted Legion of Boom secondary. Heading into the Super Bowl, it was widely known that some members of the secondary were coming in a bit hobbled. Now, four days later, we’re finding Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Haley calls Tom Brady's Super Bowl wins 'tainted'

Charles Haley sees something wrong with Tom Brady’s jewelry collection.     Brady won his fourth Super Bowl title with the New England Patriots on Sunday, making him arguably the greatest quarterback in NFL history. But Haley, the only player in league history with five rings, still places Joe Montana — his former teammate — well above Brady based on rather controversial...
Via NESN.com
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Recruit Mike Weber hurt Ohio State coach left for NFL

Stan Drayton announced Thursday that he was leaving Ohio State to take a job with the Chicago Bears, and he left at least one recruit disappointed in the process. Drayton was the running backs coach for the Buckeyes and in charge of recruiting the Cleveland area. He was instrumental in getting top running back recruit...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Silver hints at changing format of NBA playoffs

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined the local Golden State Warriors broadcast during their game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Among the things discussed was the potential reformatting of the NBA Playoffs. Silver echoed a sentiment that many around the basketball world have hinted at over the past few years. Reformatting the playoffs was a possibility. Indicating...
Via Sportsnaut
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Bolden, LeGarrette Blount discuss Lynch shirt

LeGarrette Blount and Brandon Bolden both tweeted to address/apologize for the Marshawn Lynch T-shirt they were seen holding up during the Patriots’ championship parade Wednesday. Both Bolden and Blount were seen holding up shirts that said, ******** Mode” on them, which was a reference to Lynch’s “Beast Mode” nickname. After he started receiving attention for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff keeping semifinal games on Dec. 31

College football is its own worst enemy.  And it has been for years.  That’s particularly true when it comes to the sport’s governing bodies and powers that be, who have truly earned their place other failing institutions in sports like FIFA and the IOC.  The continued ineptitude and impotence of the NCAA has turned it into little more than a house of cards.  And the...
Via Awful Announcing
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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