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Terrelle Pryor optimistic after first workout with Kirk Cousins

New Washington wide receiver Terrelle Pryor seems to be forging a solid new relationship with his quarterback. After Monday’s first voluntary workout of the offseason, Pryor had nothing but praise for Kirk Cousins, saying the two were quickly getting on the same page. “It was about him getting my timing down,” Pryor said, via John Keim of ESPN. “There were a couple routes I had to...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Rod Carew got heart transplant from former NFL TE

Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is fortunate to be alive after facing a number of health challenges over the past year-plus, but he is doing well because of a heart transplant he received back in December. Believe it or not, the heart that is currently keeping Carew alive once belonged to a fellow former professional athlete.Konrad Reuland, an ex-NFL tight end who was just 29 when...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Pacers owner says team never considered dealing Paul George

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George was the subject of numerous trade rumors leading up to the NBA’s trade deadline, but according to owner Herb Simon, no deal was ever close.Simon did confirm to Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star that there was interest in George, but the offers that came in weren’t even given much consideration.“Basically, we were offered a lot of things,” Simon...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason Kipnis uses Instagram to help find shinguard

A trusted piece of Jason Kipnis’ gear is missing so he turned to social media for help.Since his days as a collegiate baseball player, the now 30-year-old Indians second baseman has had on a white shinguard when he stepped into the batter’s box. Unfortunately, it has gone missing and Kipnis has found out the manufacturer no longer makes it anymore. That hasn’t deterred him in his...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Jets may only receive fourth-round pick for Sheldon Richardson

The New York Jets are reportedly finding it tough to move defensive end Sheldon Richardson.According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the feeling around the league is that the Jets would have to settle for a fourth-round draft pick in exchange for Richardson, a former Pro Bowler. He has been suspended twice in the last two seasons, faced off-field issues, and tallied just...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Hue Jackson wants Myles Garrett at No. 1 overall

The Cleveland Browns may not have decided yet what they are going to do with the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, but head coach Hue Jackson reportedly knows which way he wants to go. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, Jackson wants to draft former Texas A&M star Myles Garrett with the first overall pick, despite some recent reports claiming the coach...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Broncos LB Marshall calls for NFL team to sign Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick still has not been signed by an NFL team this offseason, and one fellow player who joined the quarterback with his national anthem protest last year believes Kaepernick is being blatantly blackballed.On Thursday, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall urged a team to step up and sign Kaepernick, who Marshall feels is better than every other free agent QB that...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-mistress: Jose Reyes lived 'double life' for years

Jose Reyes has seen his reputation crumble since he was arrested in November 2015 following domestic violence allegations. The charges against the veteran infielder were dropped, but the troubling details about his personal life continue to pile up.Last month, model and TV host Christina Sanchez filed a lawsuit against Reyes, who she says is the mother of her 7-year-old daughter...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason McCourty an ‘ideal match’ with Patriots?

The Tennessee Titans informed Jason McCourty on Thursday that he is being released, and it would not be a surprise if the veteran cornerback explores the possibility of teaming up with his twin brother next season.McCourty’s brother Devin, a Pro Bowl safety, is one of the top players on the New England Patriots’ defense. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com wrote on Friday that Jason McCourty...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Grant Hill ‘not interested’ in Magic front office job

The Orlando Magic on Thursday fired GM Rob Hennigan after five years on the job and will be looking for new leadership. They could consider hiring a president of basketball operations who chooses a GM, or they could just fill Hennigan’s shoes with a general manager replacement.One name that was mentioned as a potential target for the Magic was former player Grant Hill. However, Hill...
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Dean Blandino leaving NFL, will reportedly go into TV

The NFL’s officiating department will be undergoing some major changes this offseason, as Senior Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino announced on Friday that he is leaving his position.A memo went out to all 32 teams informing them of the change, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Blandino is planning to take a job in television similar to the one Mike Pereira has...
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Vince Young releases hype video ahead of CFL debut

Vince Young has not played competitive football in three years or appeared in an NFL regular season game since 2011, but the 34-year-old is clearly expecting big things from himself in the Canadian Football League.Why else would his new hype video have the tagline “Legends Never Die?” Check it out: If ever anyone was in need of a good redemption story, it’s Young. The former Texas...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch raises suspicion with tweet

Marshawn Lynch raised suspicion on Thursday with a tweet he sent in the evening.Here’s the tweet sent by the running back, in which he said he was “Thankfull!!!!” Lynch’s tweet comes the same day a report said the running back was beginning his reinstatement process after taking a season off.The NFL rumor mill has been buzzing about a potential Lynch comeback for the past month,...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

10 best remaining NFL free agents

With the 2017 NFL Draft now only a few short weeks away, the flurry that is free agency has slowed down. Most teams have invested large amounts of money into areas of need and will now patiently await their next opportunity to improve.That, of course, is not to say talented free agents don’t remain. In fact, quite a few extremely talented players — even future Hall of Famers — find...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Jose Fernandez to be honored with statue at Marlins Park

>/center> Jose Fernandez may no longer be with us, but he will be forever remembered at the home of the Marlins. Fernandez, who lost life as a result of a boating accident last year, was beloved not only in the Marlins clubhouse but around Miami as well. The Marlins are wearing a patch on their jersey this season in honor of the former pitcher and the team announced his No...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: West Virginia governor has been trying to get Marshall football coach fired

Jim Justice has apparently been using his new position as West Virginia governor to try and get a college football coach fired.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that Justice, who was elected governor of the state six months ago, has been trying to pressure Marshall to fire head football coach Doc Holliday. Additionally, Justice reportedly has tried to get them to re-hire Bobby...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-teammate questions Jay Cutler’s leadership

A month into free agency, Jay Cutler is still available, and there are even questions about whether he will continue playing football.Cutler was once viewed as a franchise quarterback, but that luster has been lost over the years as the QB has battled injuries, inconsistent play, and an inability to lead his team to the playoffs.Now one of his former teammates is questioning his...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Blazers' Harkless shares funny Instagram pic after securing bonus

Maurice Harkless earned himself an extra $500,000 on Wednesday and didn’t even have to shoot to get it.Playoff seeding and awards predictions generally dominate the talk as the NBA season enters its home stretch. Another topic often brought up are performance-based bonuses in player contracts.Harkless had a bonus for this season worth $500,000 which the Blazers forward would trigger...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov expects to be Lakers’ starting center next season

Timofey Mozgov isn’t content with just cashing checks for the next few years. In his exit interview on Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers big man said that he expects to be the team’s starting center next season. “I think it’ll change,” Mozgov said of his role with the team, per Mark Medina of the LA Daily News. “I have a feeling … I don’t think Zu [Ivica Zubac] is ready to be starting...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions unveil new uniforms for 2017 season

The Detroit Lions unveiled the new uniforms they will wear for the 2017 NFL season during a fan event on Thursday.The franchise held a “Member Summit and Uniform Reveal” event for season ticket holders at Ford Field in which they showed off the new uniforms. One fan shared a photo on social media of the new look: The uniform on the far left worn by Ameer Abdullah is the new home...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Lou Brock diagnosed with bone cancer

Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock has been diagnosed with bone cancer. The St. Louis Cardinals announced the diagnosis on Thursday along with an accompanying statement from the six-time All-Star. Brock had been scheduled to make an appearance at Busch Stadium later this month. Brock, 77, played in the MLB from 1961 to 1979 and was with the Cardinals for 16 seasons. He helped bring...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-Oklahoma CB Parrish Cobb arrested for armed robbery

Former Oklahoma Sooners cornerback Parrish Cobb was arrested on Thursday for alleged armed robbery.Cobb was suspended by the Oklahoma program in January after being arrested for armed robbery in Waco. His accused of committing a similar crime in Norman.According to a release from Norman Police, Cobb and another man went into an apartment and robbed the victims of cash and drugs on...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Giants defend Eli Manning against memorabilia allegations with statement

Eli Manning and the New York Giants are in the middle of a scandal as they are being sued for allegedly participating in a memorabilia fraud scheme.The two parties are being sued by memorabilia dealers who claim that the quarterback conspired to pass off non-game worn items as game-worn memorabilia to fulfill contractual obligations he had with Steiner Sports.The New York Post has...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Jamal Murray played all 82 games through sports hernia

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray likely won’t be getting many votes for Rookie of the Year, but what he apparently fought through this season was nothing short of astounding.Nuggets insider Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reported on Thursday that Murray played in all 82 games this year through a sports hernia. The 20-year-old Murray finished the season with 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey’s mom cracks great joke about son

Lisa McCaffrey, the mother of top running back prospect Christian McCaffrey, cracked a funny joke about her son on Thursday.Christian was at the Denver Broncos’ facility for a visit with the team. That led KOA’s Brandon Krisztal to ask how the former Stanford back got to the facility: Here was Lisa’s funny response: Whether that was a reference to her son’s small size and young looks...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss
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