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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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Jason Babin agrees to two-teat deal with Jets

The New York Jets and veteran defensive end Jason Babin have agreed to a two-year contract, his agents announced Wednesday. EAS Client Jason Babin @JasonBabin93 has agreed to terms to play for the New York Jets @nyjets #JETS #EAS #NFL — Eastern Athletics (@EASagency) July 23, 2014 Babin, 34, had 40 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville released...
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Jason Babin agrees to two-teat deal with Jets

The New York Jets and veteran defensive end Jason Babin have agreed to a two-year contract, his agents announced Wednesday. EAS Client Jason Babin @JasonBabin93 has agreed to terms to play for the New York Jets @nyjets #JETS #EAS #NFL — Eastern Athletics (@EASagency) July 23, 2014 Babin, 34, had 40 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville released...
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WATCH: Vernon Davis reports to 49ers training camp

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp. Teammate C.J. Spillman broke the news on Twitter. @vernondavis85 has reported to camp http://t.co/MWVMhioful — CJ SPILLMAN (@CJSPILLMAN27) July 23, 2014 The Pro Bowl tight end has made it known that he wants a new contract, and the 49ers have been clear that they will not negotiate with anyone not at camp...
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Reggie Wayne arrives at Colts training camp in an IndyCar

@RossRowling Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne rolled up in an IndyCar to report for training camp on Wednesday. Wayne, entering his 14th NFL season, is coming off an ACL injury that cut his 2013 season in half. “I’m eager to get out and pick up where I left off,” the six-time Pro Bowler said. “I’ve been cleared. I am ready to go…We will just see from that...
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Jeff Fisher: Michael Sam ‘absolutely not’ a distraction for Rams

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher told ESPN Radio on Wednesday that openly gay rookie linebacker Michael Sam has “absolutely not” been a distraction. Fisher was asked on “Mike and Mike” to respond to Tony Dungy’s comments that the media coverage surrounding Sam would have caused him to pass on drafting him if he were still an NFL coach. “Let’s define distraction...
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Rangers, Chris Kreider agree to two-year contract

Forward Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers have avoided a salary arbitration hearing by agreeing Wednesday to a two-year contract worth nearly $5 million, according to multiple media reports. Kreider will reportedly make $2.35 million for the 2014-15 season and $2.6 million in 2015-16. The 23-year-old Kreider had 17 goals and 37 points in 66 games last season. He also had five...
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Avalanche, Ryan O’Reilly agree on two-year deal, avoid arbitration

The Colorado Avalanche and centre Ryan O’Reilly have avoided arbitration and agreed on a two-year contract that pays him $5.8 million next season and $6.2 million in 2015-16, reports TSN. The 23-year-old O’Reilly has scored 28 goals and added 36 assists in 80 games with the Avalanche in 2013-14. O’Reilly, selected by the Avalanche in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2009...
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How much does it cost to create a single run?

What is one run worth? In recent years, we have seen the salaries of Major League Baseball players increase dramatically.  Almost every year there seems to be a new record setting deal signed, which shows that teams are willing to go to great lengths to sign a player who they desire. For the interest of accurately gauging the cost one run created, we will take statistics from the...
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Patriots: Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday morning that tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared by the team’s medical staff and will not be placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp. Bill Belichick says Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play. #PatsCamp — New England Patriots (@Patriots) July 23, 2014 Gronkowski tore his right...
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LeBron James sends Cupcakes to Akron Neighbors

LeBron James is back in Ohio and wants to be in the good graces of his neighbors. So, on Tuesday night, James had a Fairlawn, Ohio, bakery deliver cupcakes around his immediate neighborhood in Bath Township to apologize for the traffic and chaos caused by the media uproar due to his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. “Dear Friend,” read a card that came with the treats. “We...
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Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down due to Alzheimer’s

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control of the team as he acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer’s disease, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Team president Joe Ellis will assume control of the Broncos. “It’s a really, really sad day,” Ellis said. “It’s sad for his family, his wife and his seven children. It’s sad for everyone in the organization...
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Ryan Matthews playing last season with Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers selected running back Ryan Matthews with the 12th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he would turn into a consistent player to help relieve the pressure off of Phillip Rivers. Unfortunately, he has had injury issues to go along with consistency problems that have clouded the first four seasons of his career. He seemed to figure things...
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Roy Hibbert: “I’ll be the best center in the NBA”

The Indiana Pacers went through a huge slump at the end of last season, and one of the main reasons was because of the poor play that Roy Hibbert produced. There have been quite a few rumors surrounding the Pacers trading Hibbert this offseason, but that doesn’t appear that it will end up being the case. Despite his poor performance last year, Hibbert is very excited about the...
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Report: Cavaliers, Jazz complete four-player trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy from the Utah Jazz, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Utah’s trading John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy to Cleveland for Carrick Felix, future 2nd and $1M, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 22, 2014 In Murphy, Lucas and Thomas, Cavs get three non-guaranteed...
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Chargers sign RB Danny Woodhead to two-year extension

The San Diego Chargers and running back Danny Woodhead have agreed on a two-year contract extension. “Danny is an integral part of our offense,” said general manager Tom Telesco. “His work ethic and on-field production were key elements last year. We look forward to having him be a part of the Chargers organization into the future.” Financial terms haven’t been disclosed...
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Clippers CEO: Doc Rivers gone if Donald Sterling stays

Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Dick Parsons testified in state court Tuesday that coach and team president Doc Rivers has told him he would leave the team if Donald Sterling remains owner. “If Doc were to leave, that would be a disaster,” Parsons said, via ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. “Doc is the father figure of the team. Chris (Paul) is the on court captain of the team...
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Rockies place Troy Tulowitzki on DL with hip flexor strain

The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that infielder Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 20) and have recalled left-handed pitcher Yohan Flande from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Tulowitzki, 29, is being placed on the disabled list with a left hip flexor strain. He is hitting 340 (107-for-315), 18 doubles, 1 triple, 21 home runs, 52 RBI...
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Steelers to wear decal with Chuck Noll’s initials

The Pittsburgh Steelers will put Chuck Noll’s initials on their helmets this year to commemorate the only coach to win four Super Bowls. Steelers President Art Rooney II said today on Steelers Nation Radio that the team will wear helmet decals to to honor Noll, who passed away on June 13 at the age of 82. The decals will be unveiled for the Sept. 7 home opener against the Cleveland...
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Jeremy Lin wants bigger role with the Lakers

When Jeremy Lin created “Linsanity” with the New York Knicks, he immediately became a fan favorite all across the globe. He wasn’t just a household name in New York, he was also a household name across the United States and in other countries as well. Unfortunately, the Houston Rockets signed Lin to a big contract and ended up deciding to bring him off of the bench, and effectively...
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Broncos release TE Joel Dreessen

The Denver Broncos announced Tuesday they they have designated tight end Joel Dreessen as released/failed physical, ending his two-year run with the team. Dressen, a nine-year veteran, joined the Broncos prior to the 2012 season after playing five seasons with the Houston Texans. Dressen, a former Colorado State player, caught 41 passes for 356 yards and five touchdowns in his...
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