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Fred Jackson reuniting with Marshawn Lynch in Seattle

Fred Jackson and Marshawn Lynch are about to be reunited.  The former Buffalo Bills running back is meeting with the Seattle Seahawks this morning. Source: Ex-#Bills RB Fred Jackson is flying to Seattle this morning to meet with #Seahawks. Both sides expect a deal gets done. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 1, 2015 Marshawn Lynch calls Fred Jackson his big brother. Safe...
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RG3 blames intern for liking post that ripped Redskins

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY SportsRobert Griffin III, who lost the Redskins starting job to Kirk Cousins, denied liking an  Instagram post that ripped Washington, owner Dan Snyder and the front office while lauding the quarterback. Griffin later posted his own message to social media, saying the “like” came from an intern who helps with Instagram. I just wanted to set...
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Steelers GM: ‘We are disappointed in Martavis Bryant’

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsPittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season or violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse after his appeal was denied Monday. Bryant will be eligible to return to the Steelers’ active roster on Friday, October 2 following the team’s October 1 game...
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Jimbo Fisher names Everett Golson Seminoles starting QB

Everett Golson has been named Florida State’s starting quarterback. Coach Jimbo Fisher announced his decision Monday after practice. The former Notre Dame quarterback has been battling with Sean Maguire since arriving on Florida State’s campus in June. “Where we’re at right now and the things [Golson] did, it’s what’s best for our team at this particular time,...
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Oakland Raiders release RB Trent Richardson

Oakland Raiders cut running back Trent Richardson, one day before the mandated 75-player roster cut deadline, reports ESPN.com. Oakland gave Richardson $600,000 in guaranteed money this offseason after Indianapolis cut him. Richardson, 25, was the No. 3 overall draft pick by Cleveland in 2012.  He was traded to the Colts for a first-round pick in 2013. Richardson finished...
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Jaguars GM: Julius Thomas surgery will only ‘push him back a couple of weeks’

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas is considering having surgery on his finger, which would sideline the two-time Pro Bowler for at least four weeks, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jaguars GM David Caldwell said Thomas will go for a second opinion. “My understanding is that if he does need it (surgery) it’s only going to push him back a couple of weeks in his...
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Blue Jays name Mark Shapiro as president, CEO

The Toronto Blue Jays have confirmed Mark Shapiro of the Cleveland Indians as the next president of Canada’s sole MLB franchise. It’s official. Mark Shapiro appointed president & CEO of the #BlueJays. Begins new role at the end of the season. pic.twitter.com/kRtb9W0Eqz — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) August 31, 2015 Shapiro will takeover the reigns from tenured Blue Jays...
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Denver Broncos cut 12, trade OT Chris Clark

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY SportsThe Denver Broncos announced Monday that they have waived nine, released veteran ILB Reggie Walker and placed third-round pick Jeff Heuerman on injured reserve.  They also traded offensive tackle Chris Clark to the Houston Texans. The Broncos will receive a 2016 NFL Draft pick, likely a seventh rounder, from the Texans for Clark. Denver’s roster now...
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Redskins name Kirk Cousins starting quarterback

Brad Mills-USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Monday said that Kirk Cousins will be the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season, beginning Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins Sept. 13 at FedExField. “I think all three quarterbacks should be commeded for their efforts, their willingness to get better,” Gruden told reporters after Monday’s...
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Buffalo Bills release RB Fred Jackson

The Buffalo Bills released Fred Jackson on Monday, ending the veteran running back’s nine-year career with the team. Jackson, 34, was a team captain, a fan favorite and the franchise’s third-leading rusher behind Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson. “Today, we had to make the difficult decision to release Fred Jackson,” Bills general manager Doug Whaley said in a statement...
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Central Division Power Rankings

Seemingly year in and year out, the Central Division is one of the toughest in the entire NHL. Not only is competition for the division title is fierce, the rest of the teams underneath are usually right in the thick of the wild card playoff spot race. In 2014-15, all seven teams earned at least 90 points and accounted for five playoff berths, including housing the eventual Stanley...
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Report: Colts cut guard Donald Thomas

The Indianapolis Colts have cut guard Donald Thomas after playing just two games during his two seasons with the organization, reports ESPN.com. The 29-year-old Thomas has had a history of injury problems. The Colts signed Thomas to a four-year, $14 million contract in 2013.  He tore his quad and bicep, which caused him to miss the rest of the season, in Week 2 in 2013. Thomas’...
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D’Angelo Russell: ‘There’s a lot of spoiled Lakers fans’

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY SportsLos Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell doesn’t seem too worried about being a fan favorite during his rookie season. Russell defended his tweet calling Tracy McGrady the greatest player of all time, which according to Lakers fans is wrong because Kobe Bryant is the greatest of all time. “There’s a lot of spoiled Lakers fans. I wasn’t...
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Khalil Mack ‘terrific’ in Raiders-Cardinals preseason game

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsKahlil Mack was all but unblockable in the first half of the Oakland Raiders third preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mack had two sacks, four quarterback hits, a forced fumble and three tackles in the Raiders 30-23 loss Sunday night. “Yeah he was terrific. I thought he played very well,” said Raiders coach Jack Del Rio. “We got some...
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Cubs’ Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter

Jake Arrieta throws a no-hitter against the Dodgers to snap the Cubs’ four-game losing streak on Sunday night. Arrieta faced 29 batters, two over the minimum.  Kike Hernandez reached for the Dodgers in the third inning on a Starlin Castro error and Jimmy Rollins was walked in the sixth.  He finished with one walk and 11 strikeouts. The error on Castro is controversial with the...
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Michael Vick’s first pass a Steeler was a 63-yard completion

In his first game and first throw as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Michael Vick completed a 63-yard pass to Martavis Bryant. .@MikeVick‘s first throw as a @steelers QB? 63-yard completion. Because Michael Vick. #PITvsBUF http://t.co/qTyQAdpVNp — NFL (@NFL) August 29, 2015 “I thought it was a good start,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said after Saturday night’s...
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Chicago Bears cut cornerback Tim Jennings

The Chicago Bears have informed cornerback Tim Jennings that he’s been released, reports ESPN. First surprise cut of the week: Bears are releasing veteran CB Tim Jennings, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2015 “They told me they were going to go younger,” Jennings told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. He added that he is looking forward to...
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Redskins owner blocking Robert Griffin III move

Robert Griffin III remains with the Washington Redskins only because owner Dan Snyder is blocking the front office from making a move. According to ESPN, several high-ranking Redskins front-office officials and coaches want to part ways with RG3. Outside of ownership, there has been a groundswell of support from a strong segment of football people within the organization to...
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New York Jets release 12 players

The New York Jets announced the release of 12 players on Sunday including five wide receivers. WR T.J. Graham Saalim Hakim Austin Hill DeVier Posey Jonathon Rumph TE Matt LaCosse OLJames Brewer Dalton Freeman LB Bryan Johnson DB Javier Arenas Curtis Brown Keith Lewis The Jets still have three more players to cut before Tuesday to get down to the mandatory roster reduction to 75...
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Jay Gruden ‘confused’ after report on RG3

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he was “confused” just like everyone else over how Robert Griffin III went from being cleared one day to out the next with lingering concussion symptoms. An independent neurologist told the Redskins on Thursday that Griffin would be cleared to play against the Ravens on Saturday night. But after further...
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Randall Cobb thought he broke his collarbone

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was knocked out of Saturday’s preseason loss to the Eagles, but his injury doesn’t appear to be season ending. Cobb was injured on the team’s third play from scrimmage as he appeared to land on his right side while attempting to catch a pass from quarterback Brett Hundley along the sideline. Cobb initially feared he broke his...
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Broncos first-team offense is ‘super frustrating’

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsIn the past two weeks, the Denver Broncos first-team offense finished its nine possessions with six points, an interception, 18 first downs and 263 yards. On Saturday against the 49ers, the Broncos first-team put together three red-zone drives but  mustered just two field goals for six of a possible 21 points. “Super frustrating,” said RB C...
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Fan dies after fall at Turner Field during Braves

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsA fan died after falling out of the upper deck of Turner Field during the seventh inning of Saturday’s night’s New York Yankees-Atlanta Braves game. “We have received confirmation that the fan involved in an accident at this evening’s game has passed away,” the Braves said in a statement. “The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences...
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Julio Jones agrees to 5-year extension with Falcons

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsThe Atlanta Falcons have signed Julio Jones to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday. Jones, 26, will receive $71.25 million over the five years, with $47.5 million guaranteed. The two-time Pro Bowl receiver was in the final year of his contract and set to make $10.176 million for the 2015 season. “We could not be more...
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Encarnacion hits 3 homers, Jays crush Tigers

It was another offensive outburst from the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre against the Detroit Tigers. For the second consecutive Saturday, the Jays put up 15 runs in a single game. The big story in the game was Toronto designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who hit three home runs. The first came in the first when he hit a three-run shot into the left field bleachers...
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