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Blake Griffin: ‘My back is not fractured’

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin continues to work out and expects to be ready for next season. Griffin pulled out of Team USA practices because of a small fracture in his back. “It’s less than a hairline and my back is not fractured. Everything is still intact,” Griffin told the Los Angeles Times. “I can still come out here and I can do my workouts and I can...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier keeping UFC in headlines

Following Monday’s melee between incumbent light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and top-ranked contender Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the buzz surrounding one of the most highly anticipated bouts in the division’s history has reached a fever pitch ahead of their long-awaited showdown on September 27th. But as unimpressed as the UFC claimed to be about the incident...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vick: Geno Smith will be ’10 times better’ than last year

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick believes Geno Smith will develop into one of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks. “He’s going to be great,” Vick said Tuesday after practice, via ESPN.com. “He’s going to be 10 times better than where he was last year, and I’m looking forward to it.” Smith will start Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers win in David Price’s debut

The Detroit Tigers acquired star pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays at the trade deadline, and were finally able to see their new player in action Tuesday night against the New York Yankees. Price pitched well through 8 2/3 innings, and gave his team a chance to win the game, and they were able to do that by a final score of 4-3 in 12 innings. This was a statement game...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Consistency key for Baltimore Orioles

Despite obvious evidence to the contrary, many of the division’s most loyal followers spent the season’s first-half refusing to accept that the AL East was facing a period of significant transition that isn’t likely to be led by the group’s most historically prolific powers. But now that the non-waiver trade deadline has forced poker-faced hopefuls throughout the league to...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick talks Tom Brady relationship

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that Tom Brady is the only quarterback he would want quarterbacking the team. “I feel like Tom and I do have a good relationship and I have a lot of respect for Tom,” Belichick said after Tuesday’s practice.  “No other quarterback I’d rather have quarterbacking our team than Tom Brady.” Brady has spent his entire...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

David Price allows Tigers to move on from Max Scherzer

With the acquisition of David Price, the Detroit Tigers could be moving on from right-hander Max Scherzer after this season. Scott Miller of Bleacher Report believes the Tigers are “in position to kiss off  Scherzer this winter, knowing Price will be in their 2015 rotation.” The Tigers offered the 30-year-old Scherzer a six-year, $144 million deal this spring, which he declined...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Norv Turner continues to praise Teddy Bridgewater

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Tuesday that at some point during the preseason rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will see time with their first-team offense. “We need to play Teddy with the first line,” Turner said, via ESPN.com. “We need to mix a lot of players. I think we’re still trying to work that out in terms of how we want to do it. I know...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs hire Becky Hammon

The San Antonio Spurs today announced Tuesday that Becky Hammon has been hired as an assistant coach. Hammon is the first female assistant coach in the NBA. From the Spurs: Hammon, who is currently in her 16th WNBA season, announced on July 23 that she would retire as a player at the conclusion of the 2014 season. Named one of the WNBA’s Top 15 Players of All-Time in July of 2011...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick LeBeau expects Johnny Manziel to be Browns Week 1 starter

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau believes he knows whom the Cleveland Browns will start in the regular season opener in Pittsburgh on Sept. 7. “I’m expecting (Johnny) Manziel to be the starter,” LeBeau told cleveland.com Monday. “That’s what I’m expecting. What he did in college is not an accident. He did it often enough against good teams.” LeBeau...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears fine and suspend Martellus Bennett

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery announced Tuesday that the Bears have fined and suspended tight end Martellus Bennett an undetermined length of time for conduct detrimental to the team. The Bears ended Monday’s practice a few minutes short after Bennett and rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller got into an altercation. Fuller, the team’s first-round draft pick, attempted...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers could look to acquire David West?

The Indiana Pacers are still in shock following the horrific leg injury that Paul George suffered last Friday night, and are still deciding what to do in the aftermath of the injury. They have been rumored to be pushing hard to sign Shawn Marion, but they have also considered making some trades and trying to break up the core of the team and start over. If the Pacers do decide to...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson: A thousand is not the goal, it’s higher

Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson has his sights set on rushing more than 1,000 yards this season. “A thousand is not the goal,” Richardson said to Stephen Holder of the Indy Star. “For me, it’s personal. I’m going to keep it to myself. But a thousand is not it for me. It’s higher.” Richardson was 50 yards short of 1,000 yards in 2012, his rookie season...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns’ P.J. Tucker gets 3-day jail term for ‘super extreme’ DUI

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker will serve three days in jail and 11 days of home detention after pleading guilty to “super extreme” driving under the influence on Monday. Tucker was arrested May 10 in Scottsdale and had a blood alcohol level of .22. “I would like to express my gratitude to the people of Phoenix for their love and support during my time as a Phoenix Sun,...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen could miss a month with oblique injury

The Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to place All-Star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list due to an oblique muscle injury, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Monday. McCutchen could be out at least a month or more. According to ESPN.com, McCutchen hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks and...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bosch charged with conspiracy to distributing steroids

Anthony Bosch, the former director of the South Florida anti-aging clinic at the center of MLB’s Biogenesis scandal last year, surrendered Tuesday morning on charges of conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids, reports ESPN. BREAKING: Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch surrendering to DEA this morning, will plead to conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids. — T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Snead emerging in camp for the Browns

The Cleveland Browns are desperate for some wide receiver help this season with all of the issues that Josh Gordon has had, and one name that has been emerging in training camp is Willie Snead. Snead was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Ball State University and is an exceptionally talented wide receiver. He wasn’t hyped up too much prior to the draft because he played...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers TE Colt Lyerla out ‘weeks’

The Green Bay Packers are going through an interesting transition at tight end so far during training camp, and they were hoping that Colt Lyerla could help them out this season. According to Wes Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette , the Packers will lose Lyerla for “weeks” due to a knee injury. This is a disappointing piece of news for the Packers, but they still have...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers GM: Ben Roethlisberger has never looked better

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has never looked better. “I think he’s had as good a spring as I’ve ever seen him have,” Colbert told ESPN.com on Monday. “I think he’s continued to move that into training camp and right now he’s getting acclimated to the young guys we have at wide receiver and at running...
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August 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bears end practice after Martellus Bennett slams Kyle Fuller to turf

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman ended Monday’s practice a few minutes short following an altercation between tight end Martellus Bennett and rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller, the team’s first-round draft pick. The altercation happened after Fuller attempted to strip the football away from Bennett after the tight end made a catch close to the goal line.  Instead of knocking...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays waiting for reinforcements

After failing to complete a trade on deadline day, the Toronto Blue Jays made it clear that they are content with the group of players they have. The Jays did get first/third baseman Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals for a pair of minor league players in the days leading up to July 31, but that move was made solely for the purpose of filling vacancies left by injuries to...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Marion meeting with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers are extremely excited about the upcoming season that they have with LeBron James returning to town, but they are still looking to make another move or two before they end their offsesaon. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Cavaliers are meeting with veteran small forward Shawn Marion today to discuss a potential fit. Marion has been looking...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions claim Jon Baldwin off waivers

The Detroit Lions have been trying to upgrade their receiving corps for the last couple years, and they took a flier on a talented wide receiver who has yet to put things together in the NFL. According to a report from Michael Schottey of Bleacher Report, the Lions have claimed Jon Baldwin off of waivers from the San Francisco 49ers. Baldwin was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Cain to have season-ending elbow surgery

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow next Monday, manager Bruce Bochy said. Cain will miss the rest of the season. He is expected to be ready for spring training. Cain has been out since July 11 with ongoing elbow issues. The 29-year-old has struggled this season, posting a 2-7 record with a 4.18 ERA. “It’s been frustrating...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Confirmed: Brett Favre to receive multiple honors from Packers in 2015

It was first leaked last night, but today, the Green Bay Packers made it official: Brett Favre is back. The legendary quarterback, who was the iconic image of not only the team, but the entire state of Wisconsin for 16 years, was officially welcomed back to Titletown on Monday afternoon with the announcement that he will be inducted into the Packers newly renovated Hall of Fame on...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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