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Kubiak: NFL teams could sign more two-point specialists

Gary Kubiak continues to think the NFL's recent rule change will impact how teams approach post-touchdown scoring.“I think there (are) going to be two-point specialists from the standpoint of how you go about doing it," the Broncos head coach told USA TODAY. "Coaching, those are things that you work on. You probably practice those things during camp. It’s not very much and, all...
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Mariners option Farquar to make room for Jackson's return

The Seattle Mariners made an unexpected roster move after their 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday: they optioned reliever Danny Farquar to Triple-A Tacoma.The decision was made in part to facilitate the reinstatement of outfielder Austin Jackson, as he was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Monday night. Jackson has been out for a couple of weeks with an ankle issue...
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Former Chiefs star Priest Holmes graduates from Texas

Priest Holmes played second fiddle to Ricky Williams the last time he was a Longhorn.He took second fiddle to no one in his return trip to Austin -- for a degree that was over 20 years in the making.“Perseverance speaks volumes if you apply it to your life," Holmes told TexasSports.com about his graduation.Holmes had to endure a lot to become a Chiefs legend. He was injured at...
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Pujols' RBI single in 9th gives Angels 4-3 win over Padres

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Albert Pujols hit a two-out, broken-bat single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Angels a walk-off win over the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Monday night. Kevin Quackenbush (1-1) gave up a one-out walk to Marc Krauss and No. 9 hitter Johnny Giavotella followed with a single up the middle that sent pinch-runner Collin Cowgill to third...
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Ducks survive late-game meltdown, beat Blackhawks in OT

  Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored two stunning goals in 72 seconds late in regulation to force overtime, but Beleskey barreled into the crease and scored on a rebound of Ryan Kesler's shot, flying...
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Report: Charles Sims set to be the man in Buccaneers' backfield

So the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will more than likely start a rookie quarterback, second-year wide receiver in Mike Evans and two rookie offensive lineman. That's quite the young starting lineup. Now tack on the fact that the team is locked in on featuring Charles Sims as their starting back, according to Chris Wesseling of NFL.com. "The Pewter Report blog has noted that the Bucs have...
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Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. Chicago captain Jonathan Toews scored two stunning goals in 72 seconds late in regulation to force overtime, but Beleskey barreled into the crease and scored on a rebound of Ryan Kesler...
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Mayor: Raiders' stadium money could be better spent elsewhere

The mayor of Oakland is putting her foot down when it comes to a new, publicly-funded home for the Raiders.“That money we’re paying now is general-fund money we could spend on police, parks or libraries,” Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf told the San Francisco Chronicle.The city is already paying big bucks to house the team. Taxpayers in Oakland and Alameda County are still paying...
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Justin Tuck: Raiders rookie Edwards Jr. is 'bright-eyed, bushy-tailed'

Justin Tuck has heard the knocks on his new line-mate from Florida State.He just doesn't get why Mario Edwards Jr. takes so much heat."I hear the things that people have said about him as a knock on him," Tuck told CSN Bay Area. "That hasn’t showcased at all yet. He’s kind of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in meetings."It's a great sign for Raiders fans that Tuck is taking an interest...
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Mike Evans shows us once again that he's ridiculously athletic (VIDEO)

We've seen Mike Evans go up and get plenty of jump balls, but not quite like that jump ball you're about to see below.That's pure athleticism at its finest my friends. Thanks to Mike Evans for posting that on his official Twitter page.Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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This Jameis Winston Bucs hype video will get you ready for 2015 (VIDEO)

It's Jameis Winston time. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hoping they've found their franchise quarterback, while the rest of the NFL eagerly awaits to see what Winston can do at the next level. Check out this great hype video for Winston, courtesy of Clark Mitchell of Chat Sports.If that doesn't get you amped up for some football, I'm not sure what will.(h/t Chat Sports)Photo Credit...
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Michael Bennett fires away at Greg Schiano, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

While Michael Bennett may have spent his first four years in the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he apparently isn't living with very fond memories of that time. After the Bucs let Bennett walk in free agency, the edge rusher who's now a part of the Seattle Seahawks didn't have the kindest of words for the Bucs, according to Clark Mitchell of Chat Sports.The quotes came from...
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Titans kicker: New PAT rule may impact linemen more

The NFL's new rule pushing back extra-point attempts from the two to the 15-yard line is designed to put more pressure on kickers. But Ryan Succop of the Tennessee Titans believes kickers aren't the only ones who figure to impacted by the new rule. In fact, Succop believes those up front may affected even more. While in the past defenders may not have applied maximum pressure on...
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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night. The Rockets used a 45-point first quarter to build a big lead. They were up by 22 in the second quarter when Stephen Curry landed on...
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Report: A's to activate Sean Doolittle from D.L. on Tuesday

The Oakland A's have been without All-Star closer Sean Doolittle so far in 2015, but that will all end this week: the club is expected to activate Doolittle from the disabled list on Tuesday.Jane Lee of MLB.com reported the news on Monday, as manager Bob Melvin informed the media of the team's plans prior to their Memorial Day contest against the Detroit Tigers.As expected, the A...
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James Harden scores 45 as Rockets top Warriors to avoid sweep

  James Harden scored 45 points Monday night to lead the Houston Rockets to a 128-115 victory over the Golden State Warriors that kept their season alive. The Rockets still trail the best-of-seven Western Conference finals 3-1, and any loss in the next three games will eliminate them from the playoffs. Game 5 is Wednesday at Golden State. Warriors star Stephen Curry, the NBA MVP...
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Report: Titans LB Massaquoi likely to miss OTAs

The Tennessee Titans are set to begin full-team OTAs on Tuesday, but they'll likely be without one of their offseason additions for a while. According to ESPN's Paul Kuharsky, outside linebacker Jonathan Massaquoi is recovering from surgery to remove a bone spur in his shoulder and isn't expected to be healthy until the start of training camp. The Titans claimed Massaquoi off waivers...
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Did Melvin Gordon work out a deal to get No. 25 from Darrell Stuckey?

He wore the number as a star at Bradford High School in Kenosha, Wis.He made it famous at Wisconsin in a record-setting season.Now Melvin Gordon might be back in his old No. 25 jersey -- but it could cost him.“He just told me a couple of days ago that he’s changed his number back to 25,’’ the running back's mother, Carmen Gordon, told the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. “One of...
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Mick Jagger has no idea why the Chargers would leave San Diego

Mick Jagger will get no satisfaction seeing San Diego's football team in Los Angeles.The Rolling Stones frontman catered to the hometown crowd over the weekend at Petco Park, the first stop on the band's Zip Code Tour.“We are having such a great time in San Diego," he said. "It’s so beautiful here. Why would anyone want to leave? Especially the Chargers.”Jagger sure knows...
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Report: Eric Weddle not expected to attend Chargers OTAs

The bubbling contract dispute between the Chargers and their best defender is starting to boil over.Safety Eric Weddle will skip organized team activities as he hunts for a new deal, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/602932696608710656The Chargers would be wise to iron something out soon. According to Bolts from the Blue, Weddle's cap...
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Notes: Teams should trade for Hamels now, while he's hot

I’ll say it again: It’s too early for serious trade talks. Teams historically do not get serious about upgrades until after the amateur draft in early June. And even then, the market generally is quiet for another month. Still, if you’re a contender and you need a top-of-the-rotation starter, wouldn’t it behoove you to move on Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels as quickly as...
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Kelowna beats Rimouski 7-3 in Memorial Cup

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup. Madison Bowey also scored and Jackson Whistle made 28 saves for Western Hockey League champion Kelowna (1-1). The Rockets rebounded from a 4-3 loss to the host Quebec Remparts on Friday night in the tournament...
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Matt Busche, Megan Guarnier win 2nd U.S. road championships

  Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship Monday, and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September. Busche, riding for Trek Factory Racing, held off Joe Dombrowski of Cannondale-Garmin in a dramatic duel through the rain to the finish line. Kiel Reijnen of UnitedHealthcare finished third, recovering...
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11 true freshmen that could contribute to the Gators this season

Jim McElwain was hired during the worse possible time for the Gators, as his Dec. 4 hire came during the NCAA-mandated dead period for recruiting. Thanks to the calendar, McElwain had significantly less time to pull together his first recruiting class in Gainesville. While many predicted the Gators to have a terrible recruiting class given the coaching turnover, McElwain was able...
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Flamengo fires coach Luxemburgo after poor start in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Flamengo has fired coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo just three matches into the Brazilian league. The popular club made the announcement late Monday, a day after it lost 2-1 at recently promoted Avai to remain winless in Brazil's most important competition. Luxemburgo, a former Brazil and Real Madrid coach, had been under pressure since Flamengo was eliminated from...
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