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Rangers decline option on Alex Rios

Alex Rios had a horrible season for the Texas Rangers in 2014. The outfielder suffered from injuries during the second of the season which hampered his production. Rios was due to make $14 million in 2015 if the team picked up his option, instead they chose to pay him $2 million. The Rangers are declining outfielder Alex Rios’ $14 million option, as expected. The club chose...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Hardy gets his wish he’s staying in Baltimore

The Baltimore Orioles are pretty busy today on the eve of the American League Championship Series. Not too long ago J.J. Hardy expressed his displeasure that the Orioles didn’t extend him before the season and that anything can happen once free agency starts. He did say he wanted to stay with the Orioles so it left the team time to sign before it started. Well with a few day...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex doesn’t want to be compared to Herm Edwards

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has had a very rough week and things don’t seem to be getting better. First Ryan benched the starting quarterback that he believes in while the team was getting blown out. Then Rex admitted he knows he’s now coaching for his job. Now he’s involved in a verbal spat with former Jets head coach Herm Edwards. Edwards, appearing on Mike Lupica’s...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Beckett to retire

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett has had a very up and down 2014 season. The highlight of his season came in May when Beckett threw a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies. The lowlight? Well that came when he missed the final three months of the season, including the playoffs, due to a torn labrum in his hip. The rehab time for such an injury is short which should...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater is “fine”

Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater missed last Thursday’s game because of a sprained ankle. He’s said all along that if that game was on Sunday he would have played. It wasn’t so Christian Ponder started and the Vikings got smoked. This week the Vikings won’t have that problem as head coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater is “fine”. Vikings coach Mike...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys to limit Murray’s workload

Running back DeMarco Murray has had a tremendous start to 2014 and is the main reason why the Dallas Cowboys are currently in first place in the NFC East. The problem is he’s had to work harder then ever to get the Cowboys there. He’s on pace for a NFL record 416 rushing attempts and that doesn’t even include his work in the passing game. Head coach Jason Garrett is hoping...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanueva could make Mavs roster

The Dallas Mavericks signed Charlie Villanueva to a contract this off-season, a non-guaranteed contract. The Mavs currently have 15 players with guaranteed contracts so there is no guarantee Charlie makes the team. An ESPN Dallas report says that Charlie has performed well enough so far in camp that he could indeed make the roster. Villanueva, the nine-year NBA veteran whose once...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Arian Foster calls Thursday games annoying

Over the past few years we’ve continued to hear NFL players gripe about the Thursday night games. Today Arian Foster of the Houston Texans said some of the strongest words yet about the weekly game. Well, that’s if you can call the word annoying strong. Texans running back Arian Foster said the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games are “annoying for players” and hypocritical...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions consider sitting Calvin Johnson

Calvin Johnson has occupied the role of decoy for the Detroit Lions for the past two weeks, not something one would expect from the leagues top wide receiver. With that being the case many, including myself, have wondered why the Lions haven’t benched Johnson and allowed the receiver to get healthy. Well after an embarrassing loss and Johnson taking a blow near his injured right...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Woody Johnson calls Geno’s actions unacceptable

Geno Smith played so bad on Sunday that the New York Jets fans continuously booed him. What Geno did after that was embarrassing to himself and the Jets organization as he cursed at a fan. Today Jets owner Woody Johnson finally addressed the situation with the media and called it “absolutely unacceptable”. “That’s unacceptable,” Johnson said Thursday. “Absolutely unacceptable...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Donnie Avery to have sports hernia surgery

Outside of Monday Night’s Game against the New England Patriots the Kansas City Chiefs offense hasn’t been too productive. Even with Jamaal Charles looking like his old self things may continue to be tough for them as they’ll be losing Donnie Avery for a few weeks. It was announced today that Avery will be traveling to Philadelphia to have sports hernia surgery. Donnie Avery...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Molitor to interview with Twins

The Minnesota Twins have begun interviews for their vacant managerial position and today they’ll talk with former Milwaukee Brewers great Paul Molitor. Darren Wolfson of 1500-ESPN tweeted late last night that Molitor is actually the front runner for the position. Molitor has no managerial experience which scares a lot of people but it really shouldn’t. Yes, the front-runner...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan “thinks” Geno Smith will play entire game

Rex Ryan and the New York Jets have stood by Geno Smith the past few weeks during his struggles. Over the past couple weeks Ryan has continued to tell the media that Geno is his starter and the team believes him. Today that all changed. When talking to the media about Sunday’s game, Ryan said that he “thinks” Geno will play well and finish the game. That’s right he ...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks announce managerial candidates

After firing Kirk Gibson the Arizona Diamondbacks are searching for a new manager. They’re casting a wide net this time around and plan on speaking with many people about the position. Today the team announced the first six candidates that they plan to speak with. Three of the candidates are internal – Double-A manager Andy Green, who interviewed Tuesday, Triple-A manager Phil...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies still like Dom Brown

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown had a horrible season in 2014. So bad that many Phillies fans want the organization to finally cut ties with him thinking he’ll never live up to the hype. I’m not in agreement with them as I still think there’s promise especially after his big 2013. One important man in the Phillies organization, interim president Pat Gillick...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Robinson in accident after game

Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson had a pretty rough Thursday night. First, his team was completely destroyed by the New York Giants 45-14. In the game, Robinson did have a crazy interception during the third quarter. An interception that got Robinson crushed by Will Beatty on the tackle. After the game, Robinson was reportedly in a car accident with a drunk driver...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavericks to learn how to play defense

The Dallas Mavericks are almost always one of the top scoring teams in the NBA. One thing they’ve never been known for, with exception of Tyson Chandler, is their defense. That statement even carries over to their new arrival, Chandler Parsons. Team owner Mark Cuban has taken notice this and feels its finally time to change that. Cuban went as far to say that a number of his...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bledsoe meeting with the Suns

It looks like talks between Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns are finally picking up steam. There were reports yesterday that the two sides were finally having productive talks. Today, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that Bledsoe arrived in Phoenix to to have a face to face meeting with Suns management. Restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe and his agent Rich Paul...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno doesn’t feel the hot seat

Yesterday, Rex Ryan talked about giving Chris Ivory more playing time in hopes of getting the offense on track. The other thing Ryan talked about was his quarterback, Geno Smith. Questions were swirling about whether or not he could handle the job and if Rex should make a change. Rex stood by his quarterback and today Geno himself addressed the debate. If Geno Smith is close to...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Collmenter wants to stay a starter

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter has had an up and down career. While he’s posted solid numbers throughout his career the DBacks have not found a permanent spot for him. He’s appeared in 140 games, starting 62 while coming out of the bullpen for the other 78. He’s had success no matter what role they’ve thrown at him but the one he prefers is to start. In 2014...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckham targets Week 5 for debut

The New York Giants are still waiting for their top draft pick, Odell Beckham Jr to get healthy enough to make his professional debut. It appears that that time is finally coming. He’s failed to see action because of an injured hamstring but Beckham told the media today that he feels great and hopes to debut October 5th against the Atlanta Falcons. On Tuesday, the Giants’...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells says Jeter smart for not getting married

David Wells was a guest on YES Network’s “Center Stage” today and spent time talking about his former teammate Derek Jeter. The former New York Yankees pitcher talked about how sad it is that the team, over twenty seasons, never developed a potential replacement. Boomer also talked about Jeter and how he would actually go out with the guys but kept it clean. The best part...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivory could get more playing time

The New York Jets offense continues to struggle and Rex Ryan is looking for ways to get it jump started. One way he’s thinking of doing so is by giving Chris Ivory for more playing time. The offense has had more of a spark when he’s in there so why not see what it could do with more playing time. Rex Ryan: "Maybe Chris Ivory will get more time. He's running hard.....
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves willing to extend Rubio

The Minnesota Timberwolves prepared to extend the contract of Ricky Rubio but are struggling to complete a deal. Reports say that the Wolves are willing to offer a four year deal worth $42 million but Rubio is taking his time. The two sides have till October 31st to come to agreement. If they don’t Rubio will become a restricted free agent after the season, something that is...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hardy wants to stay in Baltimore but…..

Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will enter free agency after the season and unfortunately Monday had to address some rumors. The Orioles are visiting the New York Yankees this week, a team that will be searching for a shortstop this winter. So naturally the New York area media jumped on a rumor that Hardy would consider signing with the Yankees. Hardy reiterated a few times...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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