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Jay Gruden on RGIII: ‘Happiness comes with wins’

Washington Redskins new coach Jay Gruden believes a happy Robert Griffin III could lead to more wins. “Happiness comes with wins,” Gruden said. “But nobody’s going to be happy if we’re 2-14. Our whole goal is to make sure we make him as comfortable as possible with this system and that when he’s out there on Sundays, he’s comfortable and feels good about the direction...
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Larry Lucchino: Red Sox, Jon Lester to talk contract after season

Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said Thursday on WEEI’s “Dennis & Callahan” that contract talks with Jon Lester have been put on hold until the offseason. “[Ben Cherington] may still have some continuing discussion with [agent] Seth[Levinson] on other issues or other matters, but certainly the negotiation, the parties have agreed to let’s step away and do this...
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Bill Belichick: ‘I’ve been impressed’ with Darrelle Revis

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday morning that he has been “impressed” with cornerback Darrelle Revis. “He’s worked hard; smart guy. I’ve been impressed with him,” Belichick said before the start of the first training camp practice. “Very professional. Has a good understanding of the game, he’s a smart player and he’s had a real good focus...
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Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested a third time. Blackmon was arrested this time for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop Wednesday night in Edmond, Oklahoma, reports KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City. KWTV New reports that Edmond police stopped a car driven by Blackmon at 6:30 p.m.  for a traffic violation.  Police said Blackmon did...
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Report: Ray Rice suspended two games

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season and fined $58,000, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. NFL is suspending Ravens RB Ray Rice for the first two games this season, per sources. The suspension is expected to be announced today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Ray Rice’s suspension begins Aug. 30, eligible...
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DeMarcus Ware: Broncos goal is No. 1 offense, defense

Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware says the goal this season is to not only have the best offense but also the best defense in the league this year. “We are trying to be a force to be reckoned with this year,” Ware said to the the team’s website. “At the end of the day, we are trying to be [No.] 1 and [No.] 1. The best offense in the league and the best defense in...
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Report: Raiders CB DJ Hayden still nursing foot injury

Oakland Raiders 2013 first-round draft pick DJ Hayden is still nursing a foot/ankle injury and will have to be eased into full-time action this preseason, reports CSN Bay Area’s Scott Bair.   Veteran teammate Charles Woodson told Bair that Hayden’s absence from training camp is a “big setback.” “As I’ve said many times, the most important thing in this game is being...
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Report: Josh Gordon to appeal one-year ban on Aug. 1

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns WR Josh Gordon is scheduled to meet in NYC with NFL officials regarding 1-year suspension he faces on Fri, Aug. 1, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 24, 2014 Gordon is facing a yearlong ban following...
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Sidney Rice retiring is the right move

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice shocked many fans with his retirement announcement on Wednesday, but it was the right thing to do. The 27-year-old Rice has battled injuries and has a history of concussions. He was limited to eight games with the Seahawks last season and nine in 2011. “I was just thinking about things I’ve been through in the last few years,” said...
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Daniel Cormier looking to capitalize on career changing opportunity

After Alexander Gustafsson unexpectedly gave light heavyweight champ Jon Jones a serious run for his money in their first meeting last September, news of a rematch made sense, and fight fans everywhere began buzzing with anticipation ahead of the second installment. But on Wednesday, it was announced that Gustafsson would be forced to withdraw from his second shot at Jones due to...
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Yoenis Cespedes day to day with sprained thumb

Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high five RBIs before leaving with a sprained thumb during Wednesday night’s 9-7 victory over the Houston Astros. X-rays were negative and Cespedes is considered day to day. The left fielder went down as he hit a check-swing groundout in the fifth inning.  Manager Bob Melvin said that Cespedes hurt his...
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Falcons, Roddy White agree on four-year extension

The Atalanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with wide receiver Roddy White on a four-year contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. White, 6-0, 211 pounds, was selected by the Falcons in the first round (27th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. In nine seasons with the Falcons, the four-time Pro Bowler owns club records for...
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Will Montee Ball step up for the Broncos?

The Denver Broncos had one of the highest powered offenses that the NFL has ever seen last season, and it mostly had to do with the arm of Peyton Manning. That being said, running back Knowshon Moreno put together a big season as well, but he left to sign with the Miami Dolphins this past offseason. Due to Moreno leaving, the starting running back duties will fall to second-year...
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Can Evan Turner turn things around with Boston?

The Boston Celtics are in the middle of a major rebuilding process, and they decided to take a chance on signing former No. 2 overall pick Evan Turner. Turner had a very productive first half of last season with the Philadelphia 76ers, but then completely disappointed in the second half of the year with the Indiana Pacers. Celtics coach Brad Stevens has had success in the past helping...
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Ray Allen leaning towards signing with Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been extremely busy this offseason, and the biggest move was obviously the signing of LeBron James. After the signing of James, the Cavaliers turned their attention to his former teammates and have already signed both Mike Miller and James Jones. Now they appear to be targeting yet another one of James’ former teammates. According to a report from Gary...
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Rangers trade Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Rangers will get right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel from the Tigers. Thompson (No. 3) and Knebel (No. 5) are two of the top five prospects in the Tigers organization. Soria has 17 saves, a 1-3 record with a 2.70 ERA in his second season with Texas.  The Rangers had...
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Report: Jamaal Charles agrees to extension with Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs and running back Jamaal Charles have agreed on a two-year extension, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Chiefs are giving RB Jamaal Charles a two-year extension that makes him 2nd-highest paid back in league and ties him to KC for four seasons. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 23, 2014 According to ESPN, Charles, who had two years remaining on his previous...
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Jameer Nelson likely to sign with Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have been looking to make a big move or two this offseason, and it appears that they are close to making a big upgrade to their point guard position. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Mavericks and point guard Jameer Nelson are on track to complete a deal when they visit with each other on Thursday. This will certainly be a big addition to an...
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Jamaal Charles a no-show for Chiefs training camp

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles failed to report to training camp by the team’s 4 p.m. deadline Wednesday. Charles is holding out for a new contract.  He has two years remaining on a deal he signed in 2010, and is scheduled to make $3.9 million this year, including a base salary of $2.65 million. There are 13 running back scheduled to make more than Charles this...
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Report: Seahawks WR Sidney Rice is retiring

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice has decided to retire from the NFL, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. The Seattle Seahawks will enter the 2014 season with one less player than they expected to have. Per a league source, receiver Sidney Rice has decided to retire from football. The source says that the 27-year-old Rice’s decision arises from his history of concussions...
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Eagles OT Lane Johnson suspended four games for PEDs

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Wednesday that offensive tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. Johnson will be eligible to return to the active roster on Monday, September 29 following the Eagles’ September 28 game against the San Francisco 49ers. The team released...
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Brett Favre: Jay Cutler ‘has all the tools’ to be a great QB

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre said Monday on ESPN 1000’s “Carmen and Jurko” show that Jay Cutler has what it takes to be a great quarterback in the NFL. “It goes without saying that Jay has all the tools it takes to be a great quarterback,” Favre said. “And I think the pieces are beginning to be in place. For years their defense had just been so dominating, and...
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Chargers release LB Larry English

The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday that they have released former first-round pick Larry English. English, selected 16th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, had 82 tackles with 11 sacks over his career. “We’d like to thank Larry for his five years of dedicated service to the Chargers,” said General Manager Tom Telesco. “Larry always gave us everything he had on the field...
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Mavericks void Rashard Lewis contract after knee injury

The Dallas Mavericks have voided the contract for Rashard Lewis after discovering that the veteran forward needs surgery on his right knee. “It came to our attention during Rashard Lewis’ physical that he is in need of a medical procedure on his right knee,” Mavs president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson said in a statement released by the team. “We wish him all the...
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UFC on Fox 12: Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown

On Saturday, MMA’s leading promotion returns stateside following last weekend’s trip to the Emerald Isle with UFC on Fox 12 featuring a welterweight showdown between top-ranked Robbie Lawler and veteran finisher Matt Brown. Two years ago, floating the idea of Lawler and Brown facing-off for either a crack at the welterweight belt or the title of top-ranked contender could have...
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