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NFL Rumors: Giants Use Franchise Tag On Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly will continue to terrorize quarterbacks for the New York Giants next season. The Giants placed the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul on Monday, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, citing league sources. The veteran defensive end was given the franchise tag in 2015 prior to his July 4 fireworks accident, which cost him his right index finger and...
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Four Contending NHL Teams That Must Make A Move Before The Deadline

Don’t look now, hockey fans, but the NHL trade deadline is almost upon us. March 1 marks the last day teams can execute any transactions. Some teams will make deals to prepare for the future, while others will try to improve their playoff aspirations by way of trade. With that said, here are four postseason contenders that must make a move by Wednesday’s trade deadline. New York...
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Billy Jaffe Talks NHL Trade Deadline And Possible Moves For Bruins

//www.springboardplatform.com/js/overlay The NHL Trade deadline is Wednesday at 3pm ET, and Billy Jaffe broke down some potential trade targets for the Boston Bruins. Jaffe also discussed the trades that have already happened around the league and the effect it could have on the Bruins decision making. The Bruins are coming home after going 3-1 in their west coast road trip, and...
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Dustin Pedroia Praises Tom Brady For Career Longevity, Continued Success

Following David Ortiz’s retirement, Dustin Pedroia has seemingly become the elder statesman of the Boston Red Sox. The four-time MLB All Star is heading into his twelfth season with the Red Sox and will be leading a team made up of mostly younger players. Pedroia enters the 2017 campaign at 33 years of age, long removed from his days as a big league up-and-comer. However, he...
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NBA Rumors: Wizards Looking To Sign Point Guard Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings might not be without a team for long. The eight-year veteran asked to be waived by the New York Knicks on Monday, in hopes that he could catch on with a contender for the stretch run and it appears he could get his wish. According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, citing league sources, the Washington Wizards are interested in signing Jennings to upgrade their guard rotation...
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Here Are Eight NFL Draft Prospects To Watch At 2017 Scouting Combine

There are plenty of 2017 mock drafts out there, and with the NFL Scouting Combine set to begin this week, a lot of those mocks are going to get shuffled like cards in an eight-deck chute in Las Vegas. Teams are going to learn the truth about the size, speed, strength and intelligence of more than 300 NFL draft prospects. Players begin arriving Tuesday for medical tests and interviews...
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Boston Bruins’ Three Biggest Needs Entering 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

The Boston Bruins are one of the hottest teams in the NHL as the March 1 trade deadline approaches. Boston is 6-1-0 under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy and occupies third place in the Atlantic Division entering Monday’s slate of games. Even with the improved play, the B’s still could make a few moves to increase the likelihood of their playoff drought ending. Here are the...
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Report: Bogut expected to hold talks with several teams

Andrew Bogut evidently plans to do his homework before making a decision.Bogut, who was traded from the Dallas Mavericks to the Philadelphia 76ers last week, officially was waived by the Sixers on Monday, opening the door for him to join a contender in free agency.The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are considered the favorites to land the veteran center, but he’ll also hold talks...
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Some Of Nintendo Switch’s Secrets Revealed In Its Unboxing, Start Up

The Nintendo Switch’s March 3 release date almost is here, but some people just can’t wait to find out what they’re in store for. The legendary gaming company’s new home/portable hybrid console likely will change gaming as we know it — either by fundamentally altering how we play games, or by marking the end of Nintendo as a major console manufacturer. Some people, however...
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NFL Rumors: Steelers Make Antonio Brown Highest-Paid Wide Receiver

Antonio Brown is one of the most electric receivers in the NFL and he reportedly is about to be paid handsomely for his services. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing league sources, Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly have reached an agreement that will make him the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL. The star receiver did have one year remaining on the six...
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Takata Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges, Agrees To Pay $1B Penalty

The automotive industry finally is ready to put one of the largest safety-related recalls ever behind it. Detroit federal Judge George Caram Steeh accepted a guilty plea Monday from Takata on one count of wire fraud, according to WCVB-TV. The Japanese supplier agreed to the deal with the U.S. Justice Department in January. As part of its settlement, Takata has 30 days to pay...
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Dana White hints at Conor McGregor's next opponent

While much of the world is fixated on a potential superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC president Dana White has his doubts.“We’re nowhere. We’re nowhere with it. We’re nowhere,” White recently told TMZ Sports. ” … I expect Conor’s next fight to be in the UFC, in mixed martial arts, and the winner of Khabib (Nurmagomedov) and (Tony) Ferguson...
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Steelers Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Pro-Bowl RB Le’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not let their Pro-Bowl running back hit the open market. The team announced on Monday that they would use their exclusive franchise tag on Le’Veon Bell, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Under the terms of the tag, Bell will only be able to negotiate with the Steelers and cannot sign an offer with another team. Pittsburgh and Bell will have until July 15...
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This Tesla Model S Owner’s Autopilot Feature Has Seen Better Nights

Self-driving vehicles are becoming more and more technologically advanced seemingly by the minute, but they’re still far from perfect. That includes Tesla vehicles, all of which support some version of the brand’s Autopilot feature, which recently received an upgrade. And while the Model S certainly is a great car, a YouTube video posted by Scott S. shows the vehicle’s inner...
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NFL Rumors: Dwight Freeney Plans To Return For 16th NFL Season

Dwight Freeney reportedly isn’t ready to hang up his helmet and pads just yet. The 15-year NFL veteran reportedly was unsure if he would continue his career after the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. But, according to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero, citing a source, Freeney has decided to return for another season. Once a dominant pass rusher...
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Raptors’ Kyle Lowry To Have Wrist Surgery, Aiming For Playoff Return

The Toronto Raptors are right in the thick of a battle for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed, but they’ll have to do so without one of their best players. The team announced on Friday that All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry will be undergoing wrist surgery on Tuesday, and will probably be out of action until the playoffs. Lowry first sustained the injury during a game on Feb....
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New Ford Fiesta ST Will Have One Fewer Cylinder, Same Power Output

The current Ford Fiesta ST is one of the best-selling hot hatchbacks in the U.S., and it seems like Ford is intent on keeping it that way. Ahead of its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford of Europe revealed the 2018 Fiesta ST on Friday, announcing it will have a three-cylinder engine that puts out as much power as the current ST’s in-line four. In October, we learned Ford...
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Stuntman, ‘General Lee’ Replica Recreate Famous ‘Dukes Of Hazzard’ Jumps

There’s a reason that some stunts are done in the movies: Because they only should be done in movies. Stuntman Raymond Kohn apparently missed that memo, however, as he and a specially made 1969 Dodge Charger used downtown Detroit as the place to perform an insane recreation of the famous jumps performed in the “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Kohn’s Charger certainly looks and sounds...
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NFL Rumors: Jets ‘Almost Certainly’ Will Explore Sheldon Richardson Trade

Sheldon Richardson’s rocky tenure with the New York Jets very well could end this offseason. The Jets “almost certainly” will try to trade the defensive end this offseason, ESPN.com’s Rich Cimini wrote Monday in an offseason primer on New York’s defensive line. It makes financial sense for the Jets to trade Richardson, who’s entering the final year of his contract in...
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Browns Should ‘Be All Over’ Trading Jimmy Garoppolo For No. 12 Pick, Mike Mayock Says

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock spoke highly of New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo during a nationwide conference call with reporters Monday. The Cleveland Browns currently own the Nos. 1 and 12 picks in the upcoming NFL draft, and Mayock believes sending the latter of those picks to the Patriots in a package for Garoppolo would be a good idea for Cleveland. “In...
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Nokia’s 3310 ‘Brick’ Phone From Early 2000s Is Making Its Comeback

Most people remember a time when the strengths of pocket stitches everywhere were tested by the Nokia 3310 — otherwise known as the “Nokia brick phone.” The phone has long-since been usurped by thinner, smarter phones, but now the brick is back. HMD, Nokia Mobile’s new owners, revealed the successor to the 3310 on Sunday at the Mobile World Congress, according to MSN. While...
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The Football Word: Franchise Tag Talk And Patriots Combine Preview, Part 1

The NFL’s annual draft prospect meat market kicks off this week at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. We’re talking, of course, about the NFL Scouting Combine, which will feature hundreds of draft hopefuls all hoping to separate themselves from the pack during a series of workouts and team interviews. In Monday’s episode of “The Football Word,” Doug Kyed and Zack Cox broke...
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Did Hield reveal Kings tampered with him before trade?

If you thought the Sacramento Kings couldn’t get any more incompetent, well, you’d be wrong.The Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans for pennies on the dollar, a move that apparently was inspired by team owner Vivek Ranadive’s infatuation with Buddy Hield.So, just how much did Ranadive covet Hield? The 23-year-old rookie offered insight into Ranadive...
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NextEV Set Lap Records At COTA With, Without Driver Manning Controls

For most manufacturers, a Nurburgring lap record is the ultimate proof of their cars’ performance capabilities. But NextEV isn’t most manufacturers. Already the fastest production electric vehicle around “The Ring,” NextEV’s NIO EP9 also now holds both the EV and autonomous vehicle lap records at Circuit of the Americas, according to a press release. With a driver behind...
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NASCAR Drivers’ ‘Corporate Song And Dance’ Might Be Hurting The Sport

It’s no secret that NASCAR has been facing declining viewership and attendance in recent seasons. One of the reasons for those problems, however, could be fans’ inabilities to connect with the sports’ premier drivers. Win or loose, drivers hop out of their respective vehicles and hit all the bullet points: thank sponsors and teams, give bare-bones explanation of what just occurred...
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