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Jabrill Peppers says he’ll 'never forget' when Michigan fans booed the Wolverines at home

By Andrew Holleran Michigan football’s 2014 season was one to forget. The Wolverines went 5-7, leading to Brady Hoke’s demise in Ann Arbor, Mich.  Star freshman Jabrill Peppers will never forget what transpired last fall, though. One specific aspect of Michigan’s season will forever be burned into his memory.  One Memory at Michigan I will never forget is our fans booing...
Via College Spun
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

David Beckham, Miami agree to soccer only stadium deal

By Jason Parker After months of ambiguity, the David Beckham stadium saga is finally reaching its finale. On Friday morning, The City of Miami and Beckham broke ground on a deal that’ll see an MLS Stadium built next to Marlins Park and the site of the old Orange Bowl. The stadium is set to house Miami’s first MLS team since the Miami Fusion ceased operations in 2001, but...
Via Gamedayr
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones to Dez: 'Let's just win five Super Bowls in a row'

By Rachel Wold The Dallas Cowboys and wide receiver Dez Bryant came to an agreement on a five-year $70 million contract on Wednesday just hours before the franchise tag deadline was set to pass. Owner Jerry Jones, who was obviously ecstatic when he heard the news of the agreement, had this to say to Bryant after the receiver was locked up long term (via Sports Illustrated): ...
Via Sportsnaut
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Walter Camp Award watch list announced

By Jason Parker The past two weeks have seen the major awards handed out in college football putting out what’s called their “watch lists.” While it doesn’t mean those are the only players who can win the award later this year, it gives you an idea of who the best are at each position. Friday, the big one came out, as the watch list for the 2015 Walter Camp Award was...
Via Gamedayr
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: Tom Brady will 'make everybody pay'

By Darren Hartwell Watch out, NFL. Whenever Tom Brady steps onto the field this season, he’s gunning for you. Brady’s return date remains uncertain at the moment, as the New England Patriots quarterback still awaits Roger Goodell’s ruling on his Deflategate suspension appeal. But one of Brady’s former teammates believes that, regardless of whether he gets the full four...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds making Johnny Cueto, Mike Leake available

By The Outside Corner Staff Now that the All-Star Game is behind us, we can get started on the trade market. And with two weeks until the trade deadline, the Cincinnati Reds appear to be going into sell mode — both Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake look very available. #Reds are prepared to trade prospective free agents Johnny Cueto and Mike Leake now that All-Star Game is over,...
Via The Outside Corner
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Undertaker, Sting expected to return at WWE SummerSlam

By Eric G. WWE Battleground may be only a few days away, but all of the talk is about SummerSlam. A recent report confirms rumors that not one but two big superstars are expected to return for the biggest party of the summer. Rumors started swirling earlier in the week about the Undertaker returning as early as Battleground. While those rumors are red hot, the only confirmed report...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Reggie Wayne reportedly plans to play in 2015

By Jesse Reed Reggie Wayne is ready to strap on his helmet, lace up his cleats and gear up for NFL football in 2015. He’s just not sure which team he’s playing for yet. According to ESPN’s Mike Wells, the veteran receiver says teams have been calling for his services: Reggie Wayne said teams have been calling and he plans to play this season — Mike Wells (@MikeWellsNFL...
Via Sportsnaut
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel on the roster bubble for the Buffalo Bills

By Evan Massey The Buffalo Bills are entering a new era of football in the 2015 season, and are expected to make a push towards the playoffs. Rex Ryan was brought in as the new head coach to replace Doug Marrone, and both LeSean McCoy and Percy Harvin were signed to bolster the offense as well. Buffalo’s only question was who would end up being the starting quarterback. Matt...
Via This Given Sunday
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Houston credits Andy Reid as reason to stay in KC

By Jesse Reed Justin Houston is a huge fan of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. The dynamic pass-rusher signed a record contract with the Kansas City Chiefs before the July 15 deadline that theoretically locks him up through 2020. The deal is worth $101 Million with an astounding $52 million guaranteed, making Houston the second-highest paid defender in the league. Certainly...
Via Sportsnaut
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro cheerleaders in CA win labor rights under new law

By Darren Hartwell The state of California took a big step toward improving cheerleaders’ work conditions this week. Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a new law requiring professional sports teams to treat their cheerleaders like employees, meaning they’re entitled to at least minimum wage and compensation for outside appearances and events. In the past, employers...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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