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Denver Broncos exercise option on Wes Welker

The Denver Broncos have exercised its 2014 option on wide receiver Wes Welker, who will make $8 million (including bonuses) this season, reports TheMMQB.com’s Peter King. Welker, 32, will become a free agent in 2015, likely his last payday. In his first season in Denver, Welker caught 73 passes for 778 yards and 10 touchdowns in 13 games played.  In the postseason, Welker had...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Moore, James Starks to visit Steelers on Tuesday

Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore and Green Bay Packers running back James Starks will visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, reports Scott Brown of ESPN.com. The Steelers are faced with losing another veteran free agent as wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is set to visit the Carolina Panthers on Monday. Cotchery, 31, caught 46 passes for 602 yards and a career...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen will visit Cowboys on Tuesday

Source says Jared Allen has completed Seahawks visit, scheduled with Cowboys coaches Tuesday and could decide where to play this week — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) March 17, 2014 According to ProFootballTalk, the Cowboys currently have $7.2 million in cap space. Allen met with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and left the The Cowboys have lost two starters from their 2013 defensive...
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Colts owner Jim Irsay arrested on suspected DWI

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office/ESPN.com Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested Sunday night after being stopped on suspicion of drunken driving. Irsay is being held on preliminary charges of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, Carmel Police said, per The Indianapolis Star. Irsay’s bond is set at $22,500. According to media reports...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Breaking down the Midwest Region

The Midwest Region has arguably the toughest road to the Final Four after the 68-team tournament was announced Sunday evening. Wichita State is looking to become the first team to go undefeated since the 1976 Indiana Hoosiers.  They will have a difficult path to perfection with teams such as Louisville, Duke, Michigan and Kentucky in their region. Kentucky received an eight seed...
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Exclusive interview with Cal Poly forward Chris Eversley

The Cal Poly Mustangs officially punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament by winning their conference last week. One of the main reasons that they were able to make their first appearance in an NCAA tournament is because of the stellar play of senior forward Chris Eversley. Chris has agreed to do an exclusive interview with us, and we hope that you enjoy the read. Q. Thanks for...
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Indianapolis Colts: Grading the Hakeem Nicks signing

Contract: One year, $3.5 million The Indianapolis Colts came into the offseason searching for another good wide receiver who could help them out with Reggie Wayne coming off of a torn ACL. They have T.Y. Hilton as well, but he is better served as a slot receiver. Hakeem Nicks was signed to a one-year contract and figures to be a major upgrade over what the Colts had opposite Wayne...
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GM Dombrowski: Tigers won’t pursue Stephen Drew

The Detroit Tigers suddenly have a hole in their infield in the wake of the Jose Iglesias injury, and need a shortstop. Many people around baseball speculated the defending AL Central champion Tigers would pursue free agent Stephen Drew. However, it appears general manager Dave Dombrowski has put the axe on any possible Drew signing. According to Lynn Henning of The Detroit News...
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March 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

Carl Edwards wins at Bristol: ‘We’re in the Chase’

Carl Edwards took the checkered in Sunday’s Food City 500 for his first win of the season at Bristol Motor Speedway. “We’re in the Chase and we’re going to go out and win this championship,” Edwards said. “I can’t believe we turned this thing around. We were terrible Saturday (in practice).” Edwards was followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Aric Almirola,Tony Stewart...
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Jared Allen visits Seattle Seahawks

Former Minnesota Vikings pass rusher Jared Allen visited with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, reports NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Jared Allen spent today in Seattle visiting with the #Seahawks, source said. It was his first free agent visit. He’s now back at home. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2014 Allen is expected to take at least one more visit before he decides...
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Complete 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket

The 2014 NCAA tournament field of 68 teams is now set, March Madness has officially arrived. Get your official Men’s Basketball Championship Bracket. NCAA 1 Seed: Florida – South Arizona – West Virginia – East Wichita State – Midwest The post Complete 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket appeared first on Sports Glory.
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Emmanuel Sanders: ‘To play with Peyton Manning is like wide receiver heaven’

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders officially signed his three-year, $15 million contract with the Denver Broncos and was introduced Sunday afternoon. “To play with Peyton Manning is like wide receiver heaven,” Sanders smiled. “I feel like he’s one of the greatest quarterbacks to play the game. Definitely I look up to him a lot in terms of his preparation...
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Mets’ Jonathon Niese to get MRI on arm

Jonathon Niese was on track to be the New York Mets opening day starter. That plan may have been derailed today as Niese was removed from his spring outing after just two innings. The Mets initially called it “left elbow discomfort.” Niese told MLB.com he “felt fine” in the first inning, but soreness developed in the second inning. “It felt like a stinger” Niese said...
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D-Backs’ Patrick Corbin has damaged UCL

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin left his spring training start early due to damage in his throwing elbow. An MRI later revealed that there is damage to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL.)  Signs point towards Tommy John surgery, which requires 12 months to recover from.  Corbin will not travel with the team to Australia and will get a second opinion on his elbow this...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers: ‘I have a lot left in the tank’

Julius Peppers spent four seasons with the Green Bay Packers’ NFC North rival Chicago Bears. But this coming season, the 12-year NFL veteran will be chasing Jay Cutler instead of Aaron Rodgers. Now that the 34-year-old Peppers has signed a three-year deal with Green Bay, will he be chasing quarterbacks as a defensive end or move to outside linebacker in the Packers 3-4 defense...
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UFC 171: Did Tyron Woodley do enough to earn a title shot ?

In a fight that was expected to produce the next welterweight title threat, Tyron Woodley took advantage of an injury suffered by Carlos Condit early in the second round, and as a result, walked away as the controversial winner of Saturday night’s co-main event. Leading up to the highly anticipated bout, the combined experience of these two led fight fans to believe that a potential...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Machado’s knee isn’t ready

Baltimore Orioles star third baseman Manny Machado has experienced a setback with his surgically repaired knee. Machado was scheduled to undergo an exam on his knee Tuesday, but it has been postponed because of scar tissue.  Machado has not appeared in a game this spring and has yet to resume running. “There’s no sense in doing [the appointment] until he can really show them...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL free agency: Giants sign CB Walter Thurmond

The New York Giants have reached an agreement with former Seattle Seahawks cornerbackWalter Thurmond on a one-year contract worth $3.5 million. Giants and former Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond reached agreement on a one-year deal, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2014 Even after re-signing Trumaine McBride, the Giants are looking for a starter opposite Prince...
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Brandon LaFell signs three-year deal with Patriots

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Brandon LaFell has agreed to a three-year deal with the New England Patriots. And now Patriots have reached agreement on a three-year deal with former Panthers WR Brandon LaFell, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2014 LaFell first met with the Patriots on Wednesday. LaFell is entering his fifth NFL season.  He played in...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Emmanuel Sanders expected to sign with Denver Broncos

AP Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. According to ESPN.com, Sanders is seeking a contract in the range of the five-year, $31.5 million deal ($13.25 million guaranteed) that former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate signed for with the Detroit Lions. Sanders, who turns...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders looking at QB Josh Freeman

The Oakland Raiders are looking to sign or trade for their new starting quarterback for next season, and appear to be focusing in on free agent quarterback Josh Freeman. Freeman spent last season with Tampa Bay and Minnesota, but wasn’t consistent with either team. There is no denying that Freeman has starting quarterback talent, but he has to find a way to put everything together...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Jose Iglesias to miss 2014 season

The Detroit Tigers suffered a blow today, as news broke that shortstop Jose Iglesias will miss most of, if not the entire 2014 season. Jim Bowden of ESPN Radio first reported the news. Iglesias has what’s being called a severe shin injury. The Tigers, the defending AL Central champions are expected by many to pursue free agent Stephen Drew, although nothing has materialized yet...
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Carl Crawford to miss season opener

Carl Crawford will not attend the Los Angeles Dodgers’ opening two-game series in Australia next weekend because of the birth of his third child. Crawford has two children from a previous relationship, but is expecting the birth of his son with his fiancé, Evelyn Lozada.  Lozada was previously married to former NFL wide receiver, Chad Johnson. “At this point, Carl’s not going...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman agrees to return to Patriots

Julian Edelman agreed to return to the New England Patriots on Saturday. Edelman announced the deal on Twitter. Foxboro is home. Excited to be back. #grind — Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) March 15, 2014 Edelman re-signed with the Patriots last offseason, taking a one-year deal worth a little over $1 million. This offseason, Edelman was an unrestricted free agent, but had leverage...
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Report: LeBron James will ‘look at’ Knicks now that Phil Jackson is president

According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Phil Jackson’s presence in New York could lure some of the NBA’s biggest stars, including LeBron James, to the Knicks. Heat executives, according to a source, are not convinced that James will stay, though in their heart of hearts they believe he will re-sign. But Jackson’s arrival changes things. “There’s no way LeBron...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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