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Jacksonville Jaguars rumors: Julius Thomas edition

It’s no secret that the Jacksonville Jaguars are on the hunt to get some free agents to beef up the roster. With the rumor circulating that Julius Thomas is officially dropping out of the Broncos roster, the only question on his fans’ minds is where he’ll be signing on for the next season. Word on the street is that he’s deciding between the Jags and the Raiders, which is...
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Should the Oakland Raiders draft Amari Cooper or Kevin White?

With the NFL combine now over, the scouting process for the this year’s draft is now fully underway. Prospects were able to show their physical tools and give teams an early look at their potential at the next level. For the Oakland Raiders, the NFL combine left the front office with a lot of homework to do from now until April. The assumption is that the Raiders will draft a offensive...
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Indiana Pacers: Basketball Gods rooting for the blue and gold

Paul George It seems that the Indiana Pacers have been receiving a little help from the basketball gods lately. The Pacers played nine games in February. Out of those nine games, five of them were played against teams with their star player(s) sitting on the bench. Various reasons were to blame for players like Manu Ginobli, Anthony Davis, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Lebron James...
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Minnesota Football: Three questions heading into the Golden Gophers’ Pro Day

Tomorrow, Minnesota will be one of five schools to start the month-long string of Pro Days for aspiring NFL Draft prospects. The other schools kicking off the Pro Day process are Tennessee-Chattanooga, Troy, Virginia (who Train says I should meet), and Wake Forest. Of the 16 Minnesota players who will work out, only three (David Cobb, Maxx Williams, and Damien Wilson) were invited...
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Who could be the next Seattle Seahawks late round steal?

Under Pete Carroll and John Schneider the Seattle Seahawks have had great success drafting players in the latter stages of the NFL Draft. Both Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor were 5th round picks, Byron Maxwell was chosen in the 6th, and both Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse were undrafted free agents. Each year the Seahawks seem to showcase at least one or two late round picks...
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Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Offensive Line

The Pittsburgh Steelers had the second best offense in the NFL in the 2014 season. They had the second best passing attack and 16th best ground game. Pittsburgh finished with an 11-5 record during the season as they mainly relied on their offense to rack up the score on their opponents. One position group, the offensive line, made a huge impact on every single play, whether it was...
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Chelsea: The upset that no one saw coming

On Feb. 21, Chelsea and Burnley were up bright and early to get ready for their morning match against each other. If nothing more, Chelsea thought this would be an easy take away. Playing a team that is in the bottom half of the standings, just fighting to stay in the league; Chelsea thought of this as an easy win. Perhaps the Chelsea players took this game to lightly because with...
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Should the Redskins draft Danny Shelton?

The Washington Redskins currently hold the number five pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. After a two-year absence from the first round, the Redskins desperately need to hit big on this pick.   The sad part about this team is that they have a lot of holes to fill and there is no way they can address all of them. New Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan believes in bigger...
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Penn State Basketball drops overtime game to Iowa

Iowa’s Aaron White scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Hawkeyes in an overtime win over Penn State 81-77 Saturday night. The senior White notched a double-double with 14 rebounds to go along with clutch free throw shooting in overtime. Six of White’s 21 points came from the free throw line where he went a perfect 6 for 6 in overtime. The Hawkeyes’ White has the country’s...
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Roma-Juventus last chance to run for the scudetto

On Monday March 3rd the second in the ranks Roma will host the leader Juventus, for a game that can possibly re-open the run towards winning the scudetto. It could be the last chance for Roma to stop the, until this moment, unstoppable Juventus. Roma, according to the records of the last few games, “went to sleep” for a while, but declares to be ready to come back and beat the...
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USC Football: Replacing Buck Allen

Entering spring practice, the USC football coaches are faced with the tall order of anointing a successor to the program’s most statistically productive running back since Reggie Bush and LenDale White roamed Heritage Hall.  Buck Allen, a redshirt junior in 2014, opted to forgo his final year of collegiate eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft.  As Steve Sarkisian’s...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Draft Profile on Landon Collins

Cary Williams, Nate Allen, and Brandon Fletcher were unimpressive last season. Their poor and inconsistent play resulted in the team ranking 31st in the league in pass defense. The future for either of those players are uncertain at the moment, but it would be safe to say that the Philadelphia Eagles will look to improve the secondary either though the draft or free agency. The...
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Key injuries too much to overcome for West Virginia Basketball

Coming into this game West Virginia had won their previous three games and were tied for 2nd in the Big-12 conference. Senior guard Juwan Staten was a surprise inactive for WVU with a knee injury. With Staten out, the Mountaineers would need a great team effort to come away with a win at Baylor on Saturday and that simply didn’t happen. To make matters worse for the Mountaineers...
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No. 12 Iowa State collapses at Kansas State

Saturday’s game at Kansas State was Iowa State’s to lose. The No. 12 Cyclones did just that. Iowa State squandered numerous large leads, allowing Kansas State to hang around and steal the 70-69 win in the final minute. The Cyclones started off hot, forcing several turnovers and sporting an electric transition game. Georges Niang and Naz Long virtually couldn’t miss from downtown...
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New York Mets: Matt Harvey impresses in first action

The Mets hope that Matt Harvey returns to his 2013 form after 18 months of rest and rehab from elbow surgery April is right around the corner, and hope is in the air. Around this time, most MLB teams are gearing up for another season. A lot of projections and things of that nature are coming out right about now. However, everyone is 0-0, so everyone has a reason to be optimistic...
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Draft Targets in the First Round for the Miami Dolphins

Going into 2015, the Miami Dolphins have a significant amount of needs, both on offense and on defense. The three most critical positions for them to address in the draft are Wide Receiver, Linebacker and Offensive Line. Lets start this week with the first round, with further rounds addressed in later weeks. Round 1 The position in which the Dolphins find themselves in the first...
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Miami Marlins Spring Training: Position Players

After Pitchers and Catchers reported last week, it was the position players of the Miami Marlins who came to camp this week. With the pitching core, we likely can foresee what the result will be but these years hitters are largely unpredictable due to the immense potential that the teams possesses. He are a few things to look for from the Marlins’ position players: 1) Are there...
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Miami Dolphins: Offensive Line Recap

Going into 2014, the Dolphins had one significant weakness that jeopardized the future of their franchise quarterback. The inability of the offensive line to stay healthy and protect Ryan Tannehill. The Miami Dolphins tried to address this by targeting All-Pro tackle Branden Albert in free agency and tackle Ja’Wuan James in the first round of the NFL Draft. These additions looked...
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Will injuries plague the Chicago White Sox in 2015?

The Chicago White Sox were certainly busy this offseason adding another ace starting pitcher in Jeff Samardzija and .300 hitter Melky Cabrera. The new look White Sox are expected to be a much improved team after last years disappointing 73-89 season, and they are even in the talks of competing for a division title. So what could hold them back from breaking out in 2015? The Chicago...
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Mexico Soccer: Chivas on the brink of salvation

Chivas is on the brink of salvation, as a stunning upset over Cruz Azul last week has given Guadalajara a morale boost that could help see the popular club cement its place in the Primera Division next season. Since the start of the season Chivas has been playing with everything to lose, but has honestly never looked a team mentally hungry to sustain its place in the Primera...
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Houston Rockets Week that Was 2/22-2/28

The Houston Rockets had a very productive past week, with wins over the Los Angeles Clippers, the Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Brooklyn Nets. While neither the Nets nor Wolves will be a postseason factor, the Clippers are currently projected to match up with the Rockets in the first round, so a win against them after six straight losses is an encouraging sign for Houston’s postseason...
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New York Jets: 7-Round Mock Draft

Marcus Mariota Round 1, Pick 6: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon Despite the fact that it is way too early to tell, at this point in time all signs point to Mariota falling to the Jets at six. Aside from the Buccaneers at the first overall pick, and possibly the Tennessee Titans at the number two spot, none of the other teams in front of the Jets are in need of a quarterback (Jacksonville...
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BYU Basketball: Gonzaga Preview

When the BYU Cougars and Gonzaga Bulldogs meet in Spokane Saturday night, a lot will be at stake for both teams. BYU (22-8, 12-5) is hoping a win at no. 3-ranked Gonzaga (29-1, 17-0) will catapult them into the NCAA Tournament. Gonzaga on the other hand, is looking to secure the no.1 seed in the same tournament. Far different goals, but both key motivating factors going into Saturday...
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San Diego Padres: Position battle: third base

Will Middlebrooks One of the most interesting things about the San Diego Padres this Spring Training is all the position battles. It feels like the Padres traded for 30 new players (they did) yet somehow still have a ton of positions up for grabs (they do). This will be the first in a series of articles previewing position battles that will take place over the next month. We’ll...
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Los Angeles Dodgers: Hyun-Jin Ryu injury update

The Los Angeles Dodgers are faced with another injury during spring training. One of their starting pitchers, Hyun-Jin Ryu, had an MRI after feeling a tightening in his mid back. After Tuesday’s bullpen session, Ryu mentioned he was feeling discomfort from tightness in his back. Ryu was held out of workouts for a second day due to the same pain. Although he was taken out of workouts...
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