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Michael Irvin: Eagles are the favorite in the NFC East

Former Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin doesn’t think Dallas will repeat as NFC East champions in 2015.  Irvin believes the Philadelphia Eagles will win the division crown because they have DeMarco Murray in the backfield. “Philly is the favorite in the NFC East,” Irvin said on The Ron Jaworski Show on 97.5 The Fanatic. “I have to be able to separate my head from...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Rangers appreciate Dominic Moore

  Dominic Moore scored the winning goal for the New York Rangers on Saturday in their 2-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. Moore wore the Broadway Hat signifying the players’ choice for the Rangers’ player of the game. He was also named the first star of the game Saturday at Madison Square Garden.   “Guys that play...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Bruce Irvin ‘didn’t say’ he would play in Atlanta next year

Last week, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin told BlackSportsOnline.com that he’s “going to be in Atlanta next season” and that the city is “where I want to be.” But Seahawks coach Pete Carroll denies that Irvin is wanting to join Atlanta in 2016. “I’m really glad you asked me that, because he didn’t say that,” Carroll said, per the Associated Press. ...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes

Your browser does not support iframes. Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah won the 140th Preakness Stakes on Saturday. American Pharoah is the 14th horse to win the first two legs of the Triple Crown since 1978, the year of the last Triple Crown winner. He was the third Preakness favorite to start from the rail since 1950. No horse had won from the rail since 1994. At the...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers coach impressed by Jarryd Hayne: ‘This guy has his stuff together’

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula spoke highly of running back Jarryd Hayne this week and gave an update on the former Australian rugby star. “That’s like the man in Australia,” Tomsula began. “He gives that up to come here and do this. He’s starting at the bottom of the totem pole, that says a lot to me. Again, when you watch what we’re doing here, he’s still...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks impressed by Jimmy Graham’s team-first attitude

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says tight end Jimmy Graham’s team-first attitude is already paying dividends at team headquarters. “Right from the first time I sat down with him in my office I was just blown away by what a great kid he is and how squared away he is,” Carroll said to Seahawks.com. “We know he has great ability and athleticism...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

James Farrior: Keith Butler will add ‘spice’ to Steelers defense

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior is excited about what new defensive coordinator Keith Butler will bring to the defense. “He is an aggressive coach,” said Farrior to Steelers.com. “Some coaches lay back and let athletes make plays. He is an aggressive coach and they will have some exciting things going on this year.” Farrior was a two-time Pro Bowl...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida vs. Yoel Romero set for June 27th

For the first time in his UFC career, Lyoto Machida’s future as a legitimate contender doesn’t look very promising since the former light heavyweight champion suffered a second-round, submission-loss to Luke Rockhold in April. But before Machida is written-off as a respected contender and limited to a life of legacy-building bouts, the UFC has given ”The Dragon” another...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NHL playoff schedule: Conference Finals

Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports Only four teams remain in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers eliminated the Washington Capitals and will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the West, the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks will face off after both cruised through the first two rounds. The conference finals begin Saturday with New York...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Warriors beat Grizzlies, advance to West Finals

The Golden State Warriors have advanced to the Western Conference Finals after beating the Memphis Grizzlies 108-95 in Game 6 Friday night. Stephen Curry was 8 of 13 from beyond the arc, scoring 32 points, while Klay Thompson added 20 points. Marc Gasol led Memphis with 21 points and 15 rebounds.  Vince Carter had 16 points and three rebounds. Shot of the night, Curry, who had...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks advance to franchise first East Finals

  The Atlanta Hawks have advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in their franchise history after beating the Washington Wizards 94-91 Friday night. FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER… pic.twitter.com/lgZjif5Y4x — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) May 16, 2015 Wizards’ Paul Pierce made a game-tying three pointer as time expired but the shot was waived off after the...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons will not again appear on ESPN or Grantland

According to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated, Bill Simmons and ESPN have worked out an agreement that officially ends his tenure as a front-facing employee for ESPN. According to SI, Simmons has already sent an email to Grantland staffers informing them that he would no longer be working for the site he founded in 2011.  He will also not do any podcasts or appear on television...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel living in golf community with ‘nice, old people’

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel recently moved to the same golf community that teammate Paul Kruger has enjoyed since joining the team in 2013. Manziel moved from a downtown Cleveland condo to a golf community in a suburb on Cleveland’s far west side. “It’s about as polar opposite as you can get,” Kruger said Friday, per Pat McManamon...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers’ bucket list: Host SNL, play in London

Winning Celebrity Jeopardy! was a dream come true for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “It was a bucket list deal for me,” said after beating Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary and astronaut Mark Kelly. Rodgers wouldn’t have had the chance to compete on the show if it hadn’t been for his girlfriend, actress Olivia Munn.  The producers wanted her to appear...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady appeal: NFLPA will take action if Roger Goodell doesn’t recuse

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports In the NFL Players Association notice of appeal of Tom Brady to Troy Vincent, the NFLPA stats that they will “pursue all available relief to obtain an arbitrator who is not evidently partial.” “Accordingly, this letter will serve as a formal demand that the Commissioner follow the Rice precedent and appoint an independent person to serve as arbitrator...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is ‘gone’

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein and his sources, Tom Thibodeau coached his final Bulls game on Thursday night. The story is the same no matter who you check with: Thibodeau and his front-office superiors John Paxson and Gar Forman, despite their public pronouncements to the contrary, are utterly done with each other. As one source close to the situation puts it: “Thibs is...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Urijah Faber hoping to reclaim status as 145-pound contender

On Saturday, fight fans will have the chance to experience one of the truly great benefits of televised UFC cards when Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber square-off in a battle of former champions and the main event of UFC Fight Night 66 in Manilla. Scheduled for a five-round, featherweight-affair, this potential war will feature a pair of living-legends who’ve been brought together...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Blake Griffin sinks crazy spinning no-look circus shot

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin had a signature moment in the second round, but it wasn’t even a dunk.   Despite the Clippers 119-107 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 6, Griffin amazed everyone with his crazy spinning no-look circus shot. He had 28 points, eight rebounds and two steals Thursday night. The game of @blakegriffin32 has grown tremendously #respect...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for May 15

It’s FanDuel NBA Friday with Game 6 of the second round of the playoffs. The entry fee for the $250k NBA MEGA Layup is $5 with $15,000 going to first place. NBA Layup There are two playoff games being played Thursday in the NBA. Game 6 – Friday, May 15 Golden State at Memphis, TBD (ESPN) Game 6 – Friday, May 15 Atlanta at Washington, TBD (ESPN) FanDuel NBA...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers advance to East Finals

  The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 94-73 on Thursday night to clinch their Eastern Conference semifinal series in six games with LeBron James scoring just 15 points and Kyrie Irving limping off the court. Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 points and Tristan Thompson added 13 points and 17 rebounds to help the Cavaliers advance. Irving scored six points in 12 minutes...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has elected to preside over the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. “Commissioner Goodell will hear the appeal of Tom Brady’s suspension in accordance with the process agreed upon with the NFL Players Association in the 2011 collective bargaining agreement,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Jackson wants another chance in the NFL

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsSteven Jackson was at one point one of the NFL’s best running backs during his tenure with the St. Louis Rams, but he fell apart quickly later on in his career. Whether he was run too hard during his prime or simply wore out over time, there haven’t been very many reasons to happiness lately for him. The Atlanta Falcons decided to move on from him earlier...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki will not demand a trade

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Colorado Rockies All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki met with his agent Thursday and has decided that he will not ask to be traded away, reports MLB.com’s Thomas Harding. … Tulo insists he didn’t authorize or order his agent to tell @nypost he was disgruntled. He understands agent’s zeal to protect career — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Robert Turbin underwent offseason hip surgery

Seattle Seahawks running back Robert Turbin underwent offseason hip surgery, reports FOXSports.com. The timetable for Turbin’s return to the field is unknown. Turbin, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, will likely share carries with  Christine Michael behind Marshawn Lynch in the upcoming season. The 5-foot-10, 222-pound running back has rushed for...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell: ‘Marijuana is not an important thing for me’

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Thursday he had no problems with the length of his punishment. “I made a mistake,” Bell said. “I’m going to just have to do my time, whatever the final decision may be. Get past it, and get ready for next season and continuing to be the great football player...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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