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Report: Cousins, Washington not close after discussing $20M per year

Kirk Cousins has had discussions with Washington about a long-term contract since the team slapped him with the franchise tag for a second consecutive season, but the two sides are reportedly not close to a deal.According to Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post, Washington talked with Cousins this week about a deal potentially worth $20 million per year and not much progress...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Deron Williams wants to end career in Utah?

Veteran point guard Deron Williams is nearing the twilight of his professional basketball career, and he may want to end it right where it began.In a recent appearance on ESPN700’s OC & Hackett, NBA reporter Tim MacMahon said that Williams is “really intrigued by the potential of getting back to Utah to finish his career” and “would love that opportunity.”The 32-year-old Williams...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones' daughter banned father from social media

Could you imagine the type of trouble Jerry Jones could get himself into if he had a Twitter account? Unfortunately, we are never going to see the Dallas Cowboys owner tweeting. Why? Because his daughter won’t allow it.Charlotte Jones Anderson, who serves as the Chief Brand Officer for the Cowboys, is in charge of handling what the team puts out via social media. In a recent interview...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Giants unlikely to be serious suitors for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson unfortunately does not appear to be a member of the band They Might Be Giants after all.According to a report by Connor Hughes of NJ Advance Media on Thursday, the New York Giants “are not expected to be serious suitors” for the seven-time Pro Bowl running back.Giants head coach Ben McAdoo had suggested earlier in the week that they would “take a look” at the soon...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles, 49ers, Titans among teams interested in Alshon Jeffery

The Chicago Bears decided not to place the franchise tag on Alshon Jeffery for a second straight season, and there is a strong possibility the star wide receiver will leave in free agency. So who are his most likely suitors?According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers and Tennessee Titans are all interested in Jeffery. As Anderson mentioned, the...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick will not protest national anthem in 2017

Colin Kaepernick has apparently decided that he will end his protest of the national anthem next season.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Kaepernick plans to stand when “The Star-Spangled Banner” is played before games in 2017, as he feels his message was received with his decision to take a knee last year. Kaepernick no longer wants the past method of protest to detract from the...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Saints reportedly discussing Brandin Cooks trades

The New Orleans Saints are reportedly considering the possibility of trading star wide receiver Brandin Cooks this offseason.According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans are two teams that could have interest if the Saints decide to move Cooks. While Cooks is just 23 and was a first-round pick in 2014, it is not exactly a surprise that the Saints...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox ‘concerned’ about David Price experiencing elbow soreness

David Price has been experiencing soreness in his throwing elbow, and the Boston Red Sox are worried about it. Price, who has experienced soreness during spring training in past years, has been scratched from his start on Saturday and underwent an MRI on Tuesday. Red Sox manager John Farrell admitted the pain Price is dealing with this year is a bit worse. The Red Sox are planning...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles: Arrest had nothing to do with Darrelle Revis being cut

The New York Jets were already contemplating whether or not they wanted to keep Darrelle Revis on their roster in 2017 before the veteran cornerback was arrested for his alleged role in a brawl. Surely the legal trouble made the team’s decision easier, right?Not according to Jets head coach Todd Bowles.On Thursday, Bowles told reporters he was stunned by Revis’ arrest but insisted...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas annoyed by reporter: ‘Nobody holds me in check’

The Boston Celtics may have the best chance of any team in the Eastern Conference to knock off the Cleveland Cavaliers in the playoffs, and Isaiah Thomas is the biggest reason for that. The star point guard knows it, too.Thomas scored a game-high 31 points to lead the Celtics to a 103-99 win over the Cavs Wednesday night. When a reporter asked him about Cleveland holding him “in...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Scot McCloughan sent home by Washington, not running team

Remember the report from early February that said Washington was not letting GM Scot McCloughan speak with the media? Apparently that was only the tip of the iceberg.The Washington Post’s Mike Jones reported on Wednesday that McCloughan is not at the NFL Combine, which seems curious considering it is the biggest scouting event of the season.When asked about McCloughan’s absence,...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

5 NBA teams that need to hit the reset button

The NBA trade deadline has passed and teams are buying out players in order to let them join contenders. Teams that believed in their championship potential did all they could to secure additional pieces for their run, while teams that knew they were out of the running attempted to clean house.For some teams, they clearly got better and improved their odds. For others, they dropped...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James collides with Bill Belichick during Celtics game

Sports icons collided — literally — in Boston on Wednesday night.New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was sitting under one of the baskets to watch the Celtics take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden.Midway through the fourth quarter, James crashed the basket in an attempt to put back a missed shot. He ended up whiffing and running into Belichick and girlfriend Linda...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Serena Williams offers to give Russell Wilson and Ciara tennis lessons

Russell Wilson and Ciara can use a little help with their tennis game, and Serena Williams is here to help.On Wednesday, Ciara posted a video to Twitter of her playing a little tennis. Her husband, Wilson, could be seen standing in the background swinging a racket. Among the many to see the video was none other than the world’s No. 1 ranked women’s singles tennis player. Williams...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Northwestern may have locked up first NCAA Tournament bid on crazy play

What if I told you there was a basketball team from the Big Ten that has never been to the NCAA Tournament? And what if I told you that team received its first ever tourney bid on a last-second full-court pass and layup? Would you believe me? That’s pretty much what happened with Northwestern. The Wildcats executed a full-court pass and layup with 1.7 seconds left to beat Michigan...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Zaza Pachulia sends heartfelt tweet about Kevin Durant injury

Nobody felt worse about Kevin Durant’s knee injury than Zaza Pachulia. Just ask him.Pachulia was a factor in Durant suffering his knee injury on Tuesday night, as the Golden State Warriors center got tossed into his teammate’s knee in the first quarter of their game against the Wizards (video here).Though Pachulia was a mere domino in the situation, he sent this heartfelt tweet on...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant arrives in Oakland in wheelchair

Kevin Durant is back in Oakland a day after injuring his knee in the Golden State Warriors’ loss to the Washington Wizards. And he arrived in sad fashion. Durant, who was diagnosed with a sprained MCL, was seen in a wheelchair upon arriving in Oakland: The news on Durant is that he will likely miss at least a month with the sprained MCL and bone bruise, which is actually very encouraging...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

John Fox never scouted Jimmy Clausen before Panthers drafted him

Usually it’s a good idea for key people within a football organization to have scouted a quarterback before drafting him highly, but that was not the case for John Fox when he was with the Carolina Panthers.The Panthers selected former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen at No. 48 overall in the 2010 NFL Draft despite Fox, who was the team’s head coach at the time, never having...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Browns still undecided on Robert Griffin III’s future

The Cleveland Browns’ Robert Griffin III question still remains unanswered. Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown revealed on Wednesday that the team is still undecided if the ex-Pro Bowler will be on the roster in 2017. “We haven’t made a decision one way or the other whether or not he’s going to be on our roster moving forward,” Brown said, per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson gets sick after asking for taco recommendation

Whether or not the two things were related, many on the internet were getting a kick out of Ty Lawson being questionable for Wednesday’s game a day after asking for a taco recommendation. The Sacramento Kings lost on Monday to the Minnesota Timberwolves, though Lawson led his team with nine assists. The Kings had the day off on Tuesday, so Lawson decided to take advantage by having...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Phil Fulmer was led to believe he had Tennessee AD job

Former Tennessee football coach Phil Fulmer reportedly was led to believe that he had the Tennessee athletic director job a day before it went to someone else.The Vols on Tuesday named John Currie their athletic director. Currie, 45, comes from Kansas State after a previous stint at Tennessee. He and Fulmer apparently had some friction prior to Fulmer being pushed out of his job...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders an intriguing option for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson continues to cast his eyes at possible new homes, and one team in particular is of interest to him.A source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that the Oakland Raiders are intriguing to Peterson. One big reason for that is their offensive line, which had the league’s lowest sack rate. Oakland’s running backs were sixth in the league in yards after contact, and an established...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

George Hill still seems to have hard feelings over Pacers trade

The Indiana Pacers have become somewhat infamous for messy breakups, and it sounds like their split with guard George Hill fell into that category as well.In an interview with Michael Lee of The Vertical published on Wednesday, Hill, who was traded by the Pacers to the Utah Jazz over the summer, still appeared to be bitter over the move, despite his insistence to the contrary.“I...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks interested in Jose Calderon

It’s back to the drawing board for veteran point guard Jose Calderon, and a certain Eastern Conference team is keeping close tabs on him.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN Wednesday, the Atlanta Hawks are searching for backcourt depth, and Calderon is a prime target for them. The 35-year-old Calderon was officially bought out by the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this week....
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Wizards waiving Danuel House for space to sign Brandon Jennings

The Washington Wizards are waiving one player to clear room for Brandon Jennings.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the news on the Wizards, who are parting ways with forward Danuel House in order to create a roster spot to add Jennings.Jennings was waived by the New York Knicks on Monday and indications on Tuesday were that he would sign with Washington.The Wizards are tied...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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