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Five reasons why Team North America can win the World Cup of Hockey

The initial rosters for the World Cup of Hockey were released, and there are a good amount of strong teams out there. Canada is stacked. The United States is tough as nails. And you can never count out teams like Sweden and Russia. But when this tournament was announced, there were a couple of weird hybrid teams out there. One of them was Team North America, to consist of players...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner says family won’t sell Yankees anytime soon

Former Yankee owner George Steinbrenner set the standard for hands-on ownership. The Boss was involved in everyone’s business, calling out players for bad weeks and firing managers for bad months. By comparison, Steinbrenner’s sons Hal and Hank are much less present, taking care of the team’s finances while mostly staying out of baseball operations. Apparently that more...
Via The Comeback
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL reportedly considering ejecting players with two personal fouls in one game

In basketball, two technical fouls and you’re out. In soccer, two yellow cards and you’re out. And before long we could see football’s rules change so that it’s two personal fouls and you’re out. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the NFL could divide personal fouls into two categories, one for more egregious acts and one for lighter ones, and then eject...
Via The Comeback
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III sees long-term future with Texans

Once quarterback Robert Griffin III is released by the Washington Redskins, the former No. 2 overall pick might zero in on Houston for a chance to revive his fading career. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, Griffin has already identified the Texans as “a potential long-term destination.” With a talented roster already in place and an obvious need at quarterback...
Via The Sports Daily
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol says he’ll opt out of contract, prefers to re-sign with Bulls

Pau Gasol told Marca.com that he will opt out of his contract with the Chicago Bulls and become a free agent July 1, but he prefers to re-sign with the Bulls. As translated by Real GM: I do not like talking about the future. We’ll see what happens. The Bull’s door is open because I will exercise my option contract and be a free agent, and Chicago will always be my first...
Via The Sports Daily
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson reportedly in 'strong discussions' with Pacers

Former Rockets guard Ty Lawson is looking for a new NBA home after being officially bought out by the team earlier this week. Could the Pacers be the ones to let Lawson crash on their couch? According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Thursday, the 28-year-old is in “strong discussions” with Indiana about the possibility of a deal. Free-agent guard Ty Lawson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL’s Tom Brady suspension appeal reportedly goes well for league

It’s going to be a tense six months for New England Patriots fans as they try to look forward to the 2016 NFL season. Patriots fans were downright excited to hear District Court Judge Richard Berman’s decision after hearing the initial appeal of quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension last August. That hearing went well for Brady, the NFLPlayers Association and the Patriots, as...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jaguars release Zane Beadles, Chris Clemons

The Jacksonville Jaguars are cutting some of the veteran fat from their young roster. The team released both guard Zane Beadles and pass rusher Chris Clemons on Thursday, saving a combined $9.5 million against the cap. .@Jaguars General Manager Dave Caldwell on the team's release of guard Zane Beadles and defensive end Chris Clemons: pic.twitter.com/lP8sQ1WnLi — Tad Dickman...
Via Sportsnaut
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant calls out Thunder after collapse: ‘We’re fooling ourselves’

The Oklahoma City Thunder were searching for answers after losing a game to the Los Angeles Clippers that they led by 17 when the fourth quarter began. The Thunder have lost 5 of 7 since the All-Star Break, and Wednesday night’s performance – a game they led by 22, only to lose 103-98 – is a new low for a team with championship aspirations. Afterwards, Kevin Durant had no...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles likely to host Super Bowl in 2020 or 2021

It’s expected that the new Los Angeles Rams stadium in Inglewood is going to be a cash cow for both the team and the NFL. Likely prepared to play in what will end up being a $2.7 billion stadium in time for the 2019 season, the Rams obviously had the feeling that a Super Bowl would be in the stadium’s future when deciding to relocate from St. Louis. Now comes this report from...
Via Sportsnaut
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron upset Cavs don’t have ‘enforcer’ like Kendrick Perkins

The Cleveland Cavaliers chose not to re-sign Kendrick Perkins last year, and it sounds like the players on the current roster felt like that was a major mistake. Is LeBron James among them? In an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday, Cleveland.com’s Chris Haynes spoke about how angry Cleveland’s players were when the team chose to replace Perkins with Sasha Kaun...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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