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Report: Ray Rice could be facing suspension from NFL

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will “likely face team or league discipline” if it’s proven that he laid a hand on fiancée Janay Palmer, according to Peter King of Sports Illustrated. The 5-8, 212-pound former 2008 second round pick (No. 55 overall) out of Rutgers has no history of off-field issues or arrests, but it looks like he’s going to have a tough time avoiding...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 24, 2014  |  1 Comment

John Elway on Von Miller: 'I think he’s grown up a lot'

According to Jeff Legwold of ESPN, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway was asked about DE Von Miller and his expectations for him going into 2014, the GM was quite frank and clear on what he wants to see happen. Elway used word like: Maturity, grown up, settle down, and be a professional. As Miller continues to rehab a torn ACL the team is hoping their defensive star can...
Via 60 Max Power O
February 24, 2014  |  1 Comment

Danny Granger does not want to play for 76ers

As you might expect, Danny Granger was not pleased when he learned he had been traded to the Philadelphia 76ers last week. The Indiana Pacers are the best team in the Eastern Conference, and the Sixers are destined for disappointment. So what can Granger do? Maybe he just won’t show up. When the 76ers took […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark: Dan Rooney doesn’t want players to listen to rap music

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark says team owner Dan Rooney wanted the N-word out of the team’s locker room, and even told Ike Taylor to not listen to rap music. “He told [Taylor], I don’t want you guys listening to that music. I don’t want you guys using that word,” Clark told ESPN’s Bob Ley during an “Outside The Lines” special report. “And his reason behind...
Via Sports-Glory
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Davis on terrible 2013 season: 'I sucked because I sucked'

New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis had a disastrous 2013 season. He played in just 103 games, hit just .205/.326/.334 with only nine home runs in the majors, earned a midseason vacation to AAA Las Vegas, and saw his season end in August followed a strained oblique. While talking to Mike Puma of the New York Post over the weekend, Davis revealed that the oblique had been bothering...
Via The Outside Corner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemens-Piazza broken World Series bat gets $47,800 at auction

The broken bat that Roger Clemens infamously threw in the direction of Mike Piazza during the 2000 World Series was auctioned this weekend for $47,800.The winning bidder asked to remain anonymous, a Heritage Auctions spokesman said Sunday. The auction house initially expected the bat to go for around $10,000, reports Newsday.Former Yankees strength coach Jeff Mangold, who sold the...
Via The Other Paper
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Duck Dynasty guys buy naming rights to college football bowl game

Duck Dynasty is about to enter college football.According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, the guys who made the A&E show so popular are set to purchase naming rights to the Independence Bowl, under their company name Duck Commander, which famously produces duck calls.The deal would be good for six years and the new name for the Shreveport, La., game would be called the Duck Commander...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Studio developing movie about Dennis Rodman's North Korea trips

Dennis Rodman made plenty of headlines when he put together a basketball team and traveled to North Korea to play some exhibition games, and now Rodman’s overseas story could be hitting the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox has bought a comedy pitch for a movie called “Diplomats,” inspired by Rodman’s strange diplomatic mission to the secretive...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL expected to penalize on-field use of racial slurs

The NFL team owners will meet next month to discuss different issues around the league, and one of the topics that is expected to come up is the on-field use of racial slurs. The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which monitors diversity in the NFL, expects the league to put a rule in place where players would be penalized for using the N-word on the field, according to ESPN. “We did talk...
Via NESN.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego St. prospect leaves combine, says God told him to

Adam Muema rushed for 2,955 yards and 34 touchdowns in three seasons at San Diego State. Like many others with NFL aspirations, he headed to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to participate in this weekend’s NFL Combine. However, he was not around when it was time for running backs to go through their drills. According to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh, 49ers GM Trent Baalke barely speaking

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke are barely speaking to each other and all communication is through email, reports Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Things are not getting better behind the scenes for the San Francisco 49ers. There was a persistent rumble throughout the combine about the extent of the rift between coach Jim Harbaugh and the team’s...
Via Sports-Glory
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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