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Rob Gronkowski: I'm planning on playing whole 2014 season

Rob Gronkowski is still recovering after undergoing surgery for a torn ACL on Jan. 9, but he says he plans on playing in the New England Patriots’ season opener on Sept. 7 against the Miami Dolphins. That’s good news for Patriots fans, as Gronk had 39 catches for 592 receiving yards and four touchdowns in just seven games last season. What’s even better news? Gronk plans...
Via NESN.com
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MJ told Lance Stephenson he needs to 'calm down'

Lance Stephenson made it clear during his introductory press conference with the Charlotte Hornets that he’s more than just the guy that blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs.  “I bring more to the table than blowing in someone’s ear,” Stephenson said Friday of the incident with LeBron James that brought him so much notoriety The multi-talented shooting guard said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy's dad could win huge British Open bet on son

Rory McIlroy's dad's British Open bet that his son would win the major by the age of 26 could pay off huge.
Via Gamedayr
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pats' lawyer clarifies Belichick-Hernandez texting report

It was widely reported Monday that the New England Patriots turned over 33 pages of text messages between head coach Bill Belichick and former tight end Aaron Hernandez pertaining to the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. That was not the case. Andrew Phelan, an attorney for the Patriots, released a statement Friday about the number of texts that were actually exchanged. “Earlier this...
Via NESN.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Bynum's agent says Knicks are interested

The New York Knicks are trying to turn things around to compete next season, but they still have some work to do in order to get back on the level of playoff contenders. Phil Jackson has been very busy this offseason, but he appears already interested in making moves in the 2015 offseason. According to a report from Marc Berman, the Knicks could be interested in signing free agent...
Via Sports-Glory
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe to sue Vikings; Coach suspended three games

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special teams coach Mike Priefer three games following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by former punter Chris Kluwe. Priefer has also pledged $100,000 to LGBT rights charitable and educational organizations. Attending anti-harassment, diversity and sexual-orientation sensitivity training can reduce his suspension to...
Via Tireball.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Huston Street in six-player deal

Multiple reports are now indicating that the Los Angeles Angels are close to acquiring All-Star Closer Huston Street from the San Diego Padres.  Sources: #Angels close to acquiring Street, as first reported by @JimBowdenESPNxm. Class AAA 2B Taylor Lindsey expected to head to #Padres. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 19, 2014 Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto has been going...
Via Sportsnaut
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A&M commit posts text messages from Texas coach

Texting recruits has become a common way for coaches to communicate with them, but it has a downside. As anyone with the ability to text knows, it’s really easy to ignore texts from people. An unnamed Texas football coach learned that the hard way during a text exchange with four-star Texas A&M tight end recruit Jordan Davis, who despite the Texas coaches’ attempts to get...
Via College Spun
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard: Parsons' departure won’t affect Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard doesn’t think the departure of Chandler Parsons will hurt the teams title hopes next season. “It won’t affect us at all,” Howard said Friday, according to the Associated Press. Parsons, a three-year starter in Houston, signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks. “We have myself and James,” Howard said. “We have...
Via Sports-Glory
July 18, 2014  |  1 Comment

June Junes has radical idea for major college football

June Junes is not oblivious to the fact that there are five power conferences in college football and then there is everyone else. The power conferences essentially have a direct route to the new playoff system while the other five conferences don't stand much of a chance of getting a team in at all. But the SMU Mustangs head coach has a radical solution that may just even the playing...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock: 'If you don’t want to be coached, don’t come here'

So you don’t like the way Mike Babcock coaches? You don’t like his aggressiveness or grind it out practices? Well the Red Wings coach has two words for ya… Okay maybe he doesn’t but during an interview with 105.1′s Ryan and Rico Thursday morning, Babcock was pretty candid when addressing the rumors that it was his coaching style supposedly keeping top-notch free agents...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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