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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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AL Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel vs. Sonny Gray

With the Major League Baseball regular season nearing the start of it’s final month, four pitchers in the American League have emerged as top contenders for the Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel, Sonny Gray, Chris Sale, and Felix Hernandez. All four of the names listed pitch in “pitcher friendly” home ballparks according to ESPN’s Park Factors. There will also be five pitchers...
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Report: Maurkice Pouncey to miss Steelers first 10 games

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsPittsburgh Steelers All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey will likely miss the first 10 games of the 2015 season with a broken fibula. While the team has not made the designation official, the Steelers’ website says Pouncey is “on a path to be placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list.”  Which means he’d miss at least half the...
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Tony Stewart: ‘As a result of Ward Jr.’s actions, Ward, Jr. was killed’

Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart claims he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. until just before his sprint car struck the 20-year-old driver, and says Ward tried to make contact with Stewart’s car in the accident that resulted in his death. Stewart’s attorney, Brian Gwitt, filed the driver’s response Friday to the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Ward’s parents. “Stewart...
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Buffalo Sabres could surprise in 2015-16

Oct 1, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres center Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period against the Washington Capitals at First Niagara Center. Buffalo beats Washington 6 to 1. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-189048 ORIG FILE ID: 20141001_pjc_al9_050.JPGDon’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are no one’s laughing stock any more. Over...
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Hurricanes, Lindholm agree to extension

The Carolina Hurricanes had big plans for Elias Lindholm when they made him the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. It seems they’ve liked his progress enough to give him a raise before he plays the final season of his entry-level deal. The team agreed to a two-year extension, paying Lindholm $2.5 million and $2.9 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18, respectively. Lindholm is...
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World’s tallest man dwarfs 6-foot-11 Enes Kanter

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is 6-foot-11, looked short when he stood next to the tallest living male on the planet. Kanter tweeted out a picture of himself with Sultan Kosen, an 8’3″ Turkish man. With the World Tallest Man! (8’3) “Sultan Kosem” from Turkey. We should try to get him in @okcthunder @NBA @GWR Lol pic.twitter.com/77i0xl7xxO — Enes Kanter...
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Ryan Mallett missed Texans practice to catch up on some sleep

After losing out on the Houston Texans starting job, Ryan Mallett reportedly decided to catch up on some sleep Thursday. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Mallett missed practice because he overslept. Mallett was able to make the THursday evening meetings and was back at practice on Friday. Ryan Mallett missed practice cause he overslept but showed up later...
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Darryl ‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins passes away at age 58

Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins passed away at the age of 58 on Thursday. Dawkins was the first player drafted directly out of high school (fifth overall in 1975). Dawkins averaged 12.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.4 blocks for his career and finished top-five in field-goal percentage on five separate occasions as a pro. Dawkins played for four teams during his 14-year NBA...
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Redskins O-line dislikes Robert Griffin III

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsThe Washington Redskins announced that Robert Griffin III has been cleared to play against Baltimore on Saturday.  Griffin suffered a concussion during the team’s 21-17 preseason win over the Lions on Aug. 20. After the quarterbacks press conference on Thursday, ESPN’s Jason Reid tweeted that RG3 isn’t well-liked among the O-line. Really...
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Steelers’ Martavis Bryant faces 4-game suspension

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY SportsPittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The suspension is for marijuana use.  Bryant is expected to hear about his appeal in seven to 10 days. Bryant, a fourth-round selection in the 2014 draft, caught 26 passes for 549 yards and...
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