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Eagles rout Bears: ‘It was a huge game’

Nick Foles threw for 230 yards and two touchdown passes, LeSean McCoy ran for 133 yards and two scores and the Eagles routed the Chicago Bears 54-11 on Sunday night. “It was a huge game. It was a home game on Sunday Night Football against the Bears who have a very talented team, and who have had some great wins this year,” Foles said. The Eagles didn’t hold anything back...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Romo to undergo MRI on Back: ‘I tweaked it in the game’

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo wasn’t able to dance and celebrate much after the team’s 24-23 win over the Washington Redskins. Romo had been dealing with back pain for most of the fourth quarter on Sunday. “I tweaked it in the game,” Romo said, via the Cowboys official website. “For whatever reason, just the twist or whatever that was, definitely just made it not...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning on TD record: 'It's a team accomplishment'

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning regained his NFL record for touchdown passes with 51 when he threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns to give Denver its third straight AFC West title. “I really feel like it’s a team accomplishment – certainly an offensive accomplishment,” said Manning. “A lot of people played roles in this. I think it’s a unique thing and a neat thing...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals end Seahawks’ home winning streak: ‘An ugly win is a win’

Carson Palmer kept the Arizona Cardinals playoff hopes alive with a 31-yard touchdown to Michael Floyd with 2:13 left to beat the Seattle Seahawks 17-10 on Sunday. The Cardinals snapped the Seahawks 14-game home win streak. “An ugly win is a win regardless of how it comes out,” Palmer said. “There was a handful of times where the ball really bounced their way today and we were...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin’s take on Steelers win over Packers: ‘We are battle tested’

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not out of the playoff chase, thanks to a 38-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Steelers withstood the Packers’ last throw into the end zone following a 1-yard touchdown run by Le’Veon Bell with 1:28 left. “A very hard fought game,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said after the game. “I’ve got a lot of respect for this...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Eakins: ‘I’ve had enough misery already’

The Edmonton Oilers have lost six straight games and sit in last place in the Western Conference with 25 points. Following a 6-0 shutout loss to the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night, head coach Dallas Eakins said he’s had enough. “I’ve had enough misery already… There has to be a change in the commitment level and accountability,” the Oilers rookie coach said. The Oilers...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Vick would accept a backup role to return to Eagles

Michael Vick is set to become a free agent in March, but the 33-year-old quarterback would be open to returning to the Philadelphia Eagles next season as the team’s backup, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday. Vick would accept a backup role because he loves playing for coach Chip Kelly and enjoys a “really good relationship” with Foles, someone familiar with...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: Colorado State runs the Statue of Liberty, beats Washington State

Down 45-30 late in the fourth quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl, Colorado State scored 18 points in the final 2:52 to secure a 48-45 win over Washington State. The Rams tied the game at 45 on this Statue of Liberty play as Donnell Alexander reached the pylon for the two-point conversion. The Cougars fumbled the ensuing kickoff and Rams kicker Jared Roberts made a 41-yard...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Charlotte unveils new Hornets brand identity for 2014-2015

The Charlotte Bobcats unveiled their new Charlotte Hornets brand identity that will be used when the Hornets name returns to Charlotte for the 2014-15 season. The team’s official release: “The primary logo utilizes the purple and teal color palette and features an aggressive-looking hornet that is ready to attack. Its piercing eyes, raised antennae, expanded wings and pointed...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tension between Tony Romo and Jason Garrett, coaches fear firings

According to Ed Werder of ESPN, there’s tension between Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and head coach Jason Garrett. Last week, Garrett singled out Romo for wrongly changing a run call into a pass that turned into a game-changing interception for the Green Bay Packers. Tony Romo said he was unaware of Jason Garrett singling him out for fateful decision last week, but I...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers GM: Tension with Jim Harbaugh is ‘overblown’

San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke responded Friday to the reports that their is tension between he and head coach Jim Harbaugh. “That’s all overblown. It’s no different than it’s been since Day 1,” Baalke said on his weekly radio show on 95.7 The Game, per the San Jose Mercury News. “I think every relationship changes to a certain degree. But it’s very...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Shin-Soo Choo, Rangers reach agreement on seven-year deal

The Texas Rangers and free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo have reached an agreement on a seven-year, $130 million contract, reports MLB.com. Choo must pass a physical before the deal is finalized. The former Cincinnati Reds leadoff hitter finished last season with a .423 on-base percentage, a .285 batting average, 21 homers, 54 RBIs, 20 steals and 107 runs scored. Choo, 31, is...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews ‘taken aback’ by booing Packer fans during win over Falcons

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews hopes to hear only cheers from the Lambeau Field crowd on Sunday. As the Green Bay Packers left the field at halftime during their Week 14 home game against the Atlanta Falcons, a smattering of boos cascaded down on the players. “That was the first time I think I heard our fans boo. At first you’re taken aback,” Matthews said. ...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Nets’ Brook Lopez out for the season with broken foot

Brooklyn Nets All-Star center Brook Lopez is out for the season with a broken foot, reports Comcast SportsNet New England. Lopez broke his surgically-repaired right foot that he fractured in 2011 during Friday night’s overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Lopez was able to play 44 minutes while making 9-of-19 shots and finishing with 22 points and seven rebounds. Lopez, who was...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has charges dropped

USATSI A Denver judge has dismissed a domestic violence case against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov because prosecutors said they could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt, reports The Denver Post. Varlamov, 25, was arrested and charged in October with misdemeanor assault after his girlfriend told police he knocked her down, stomped on her chest and dragged...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson on playing Sunday: ‘I’ll be ready to roll’

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson doesn’t plan to sit out Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. “I’ve got another day to rest,” Peterson said Friday. “Tomorrow is going to be good. As far as the foot goes, I’ll be ready to roll.” Peterson, who missed last Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles, is listed as questionable for Sunday’s...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers will not play Sunday against Steelers

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Friday that quarterback Aaron Rodgers would not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, leaving the starting job to Matt Flynn. “As an organization we are not ready for Aaron to play,” said coach Mike McCarthy. Rodgers watched from the side as Flynn took snaps with the Packers’ first team on Friday, according to ESPN...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Wes Welker expected to be out until playoffs due to concussion

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker will likely be held out of the team’s final two regular-season games as he recovers from two concussions in a span of three weeks., reports Chris Mortensen and Jeff Legwold of ESPN. On Friday, Welker will formally be ruled out of the Broncos’ game Sunday against the Houston Texans. Welker is expected to also be held out of the Broncos...
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December 20, 2013  |  1 Comment

Devin McCourty wants Patriots to ruin Ravens playoff chances

New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty wants to end the Baltimore Ravens playoff hopes on Sunday. The Ravens, who beat the Patriots in last year’s AFC championship game, have won four straight and currently sit in the final wild-card spot.  But a loss to the Patriots could hurt the Ravens chances, while a win would put Baltimore one game away from the AFC North title. “I’ll...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: Claude Giroux scores backhander while falling for his 100th NHL goal

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux scored an improbable backhander while falling to the ice to take a lead late in the third period for his 100th NHL goal. The Flyers extended their home winning streak to eight with a 5-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Giroux had two goals and two assists. The post Watch: Claude Giroux scores backhander while falling for his 100th NHL...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins kicks Joakim Noah out of the Thunder locker room

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins had a heated exchange inside the Thunderr’s locker room late Thursday night. Following the Thunder’s 107-95 win, Noah’s accompanied former teammate and friend Thabo Sefolosha into the Thunder locker room, which was still filled with reporters waiting to speak with Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rodgers on status: ‘I have a good sense of what’s going to happen’

The Green Bay Packers will announce Friday if quaterback Aaron Rodgers will start Sunday against against thePittsburgh Steelers. Rodgers didn’t say much during his short session with reporters Thursday. “I have a good sense of what’s going to happen, yes,” he said, via the Packers official site. Coach Mike McCarthy described Rodgers as looking “very good,” “sharp,”...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant expected to miss six weeks

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, the team announced Thursday. D’Antoni: “You hate it for Kobe. He’s worked so hard to get back.” @XavierHenry will take over PG duties for the short-handed Lakers. — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 19, 2013 Bryant suffered the injury during...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: Celtics are discussing deals to see what is available

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge admitted Thursday morning that the front office staff is having discussions with teams about what is available. The Celtics have offered forward Brandon Bass, guard Courtney Lee and a future first-round draft pick in exchange for big man Omer Asik, but the Houston Rockets have reportedly suspended trade talks for Asik...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lovie Smith interviews for Texans coaching job

Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith was the first candidate interviews by the Houston Texans as the team tries to replace Gary Kubiak,  reports the Houston Chronicle‘s John McClain. According to the report, Smith interviewed earlier this week. Smith, 55, was fired by the Bears after going 10-6 and missing the playoffs in 2012.  He spent nine years in Chicago and was...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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