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Why the Cubs don’t have to trade Starlin Castro

By now, you have probably heard about the Cubs plethora of young shortstops. Javier Baez (now working out at second,) Addison Russell (due to arrive in Chicago by mid to late summer) and current shortstop, Starlin Castro.  The talk around baseball is that once Addison Russell arrives, Starlin Castro will be shipped off somewhere else, but, the Cubs don’t need to, nor should...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III: ‘You gotta talk small, play big’

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has tried to keep a low profile this offseason and plans to do all of his talking on the field. “It’s not about talking about it; it’s about being about it,” Griffin said in an interview with Fox News that will air this weekend (via The Washington Post). “That’s what my goal is this...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry breaks his own 3-point record

  Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry made eight 3-pointers during a 45-point, 10-assist performance against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night in Oakland. Curry broke his own single-season NBA record for most made threes.  The previous NBA mark was 272 3-pointers made, which he set during the 2012-13 season. He finished Thursday night with 276 3-pointers for...
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FanDuel MLB lineup for April 10

It’s FanDuel MLB Friday with $100k up for grabs early and late.  The entry fee for the $100k MLB Squeeze Early and Late is $2 with $8,000 going to first place. MLB Squeeze 2 Dollar Entry There are 10 late games being played Friday in the MLB. Away Home Time (ET) A Probable H Probable Red Sox Yankees 7:05 PM Miley (0-0) Eovaldi (0-0) Nationals Phillies 7:05 PM Gonzalez...
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FanDuel NBA lineup for April 10

It’s FanDuel NBA Friday with $125k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $125k NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are 12 games being played Friday in the NBA. FanDuel NBA lineup for April 10 Always double check before the games start that players are not “game-time decisions,” taking a day off for rest or got hurt...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves off to hot start

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Braves were the talk of the MLB this offseason and for all the wrong reasons. They’re coming off of a disappointing 2014 campaign where they looked posed to make a deep run in October and November. After acquiring Justin Upton to go with brother Melvin (formerly known as B.J.) and Jason Hayward, pairing them with emerging stud first...
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Billy Hamilton leads Cincinnati Reds to blazing fast start with sweep

Is it too soon to make any long-term statements about the 2015 season? More than likely, as less than a week into the season so much can and will change. Think Adrian Gonzalez is going to keep his 200+ home run pace? Of course not. Are the Washington Nationals going to stay near the bottom of their division? Definitely not. So what can you really make out of the Cincinnati Red’s...
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NFL players react to Troy Polamalu’s retirement

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is calling it a career after 12 seasons in the NFL. Polamalu announced his retirement on Thursday via the Herald-Standard.  The NFL community quickly reacted to the news: Congrats to @tpolamalu on the retirement! Definitely one of my inspirations. #gamechanger #hof — T.J. Ward (@BossWard43) April...
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Troy Polamalu retires from NFL: ‘It’s all about family’

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu is retiring from the NFL. “It’s all about family,” said Polamalu in a phone interview with the Herald-Standard. “I live here in Pittsburgh now, and since the end of the season I’ve had a chance to enjoy my family on a level I never had before. It was awesome.” Polamalu has spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh, is an eight-time Pro...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Thabo Sefolosha out for season with broken leg

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha has been diagnosed with a fractured tibia and will miss the remainder of the regular season and playoffs, reports RealGM. According to the report, Sefolosha sustained the injury while resisting arrest outside a New York City nightclub early Wednesday morning.  Sefolosha was arrested along with teammate Pero...
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2015 NFL preseason week-by-week schedule

The NFL announced the 2015 preseason schedule on Thursday. The 2015 preseason will kick off on Sunday, August 9 (NBC, 8:00 PM ET) in Canton, Ohio when the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game. Below is the preseason week-by-week schedule: NFL/HALL OF FAME GAME – AUGUST 9 Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota (NBC, 8/9) WEEK 1 – AUGUST 13-17 Carolina...
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Michael Bennett still thinks Jimmy Graham is ‘overrated’

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Michael Bennett and Jimmy Graham are now teammates, but that doesn’t mean Bennett doesn’t think the former New Orleans Saints tight end isn’t “overrated.” In 2014, after the Seattle Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints in a Divisional Round playoff game Bennett called Graham “overrated” and also told 710 ESPN Seattle that the tight...
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Michael Bennett still thinks Jimmy Graham is ‘overrated’

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY SportsMichael Bennett and Jimmy Graham are now teammates, but that doesn’t mean Bennett doesn’t think the former New Orleans Saints tight end isn’t “overrated.” In 2014, after the Seattle Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints in a Divisional Round playoff game Bennett called Graham “overrated” and also told 710 ESPN Seattle that the tight...
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Paul George: Pacers’ star not nervous of re-injuring himself

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsPaul George has made his return from a broken leg over the past two games, and he has scored 13 and 10 points respectively in those two games. He has made a big difference for the Indiana Pacers on both sides of the court, and has been a major boost as far as energy is concerned. There are still some nerves from fans about his healthy, but George said...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers sign CB Charles Tillman to one-year deal

The Carolina Panthers announced Thursday that they have signed cornerback Charles Tillman to a one year deal. Ink to Paper – it’s official! RT to welcome @peanuttillman to #PantherNation! pic.twitter.com/Rk2flsQVf1 — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) April 9, 2015   Tillman will be reunited with Panthers coahch Ron Rivera, who ran the defense in Chicago from 2004-2006...
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Andrew Luck now under contract through 2016

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Indianapolis Colts announced Thursday that they have picked up the fifth-year option on quarterback Andrew Luck’s rookie contract. Luck will now be under contract through the 2016 season. “I think that’ll be a focus of next offseason (2016) that we’ll address,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said last month. “Andrew still has two years left...
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James Harrison, Steelers play ‘Danney Ball’

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison posted a video of him and fellow Steelers players playing “Danney ball.” Harrison with linebackers Ryan Shazier and Vince Williams, and safety Robert Golden replaced the volley ball with a medicine ball. Danney ball wt @shazier50 @vinnyvidivici98 and @robertgolden21 A video posted by James Harrison (@jhharrison92) on...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota: Browns have ‘real interest’ in trading up for QB

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY SportsMarcus Mariota is one of the hottest names being talked about with the 2015 NFL Draft drawing closer. He is currently expected to be the second quarterback taken behind Jameis Winston, but many view him as the better all-around prospect and much safer option. Winston has quite a few issues off-the-field, and hasn’t shown the ability to take care of the...
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Cubs relying on Jake Arrieta to lead in 2015

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports Jon Lester is the Chicago Cubs’ number one starting pitcher this season, and he was paid big money this past offseason to be the ace of their pitching staff. He got off to a rough start in his first game as a member of the Cubs, allowing eight hits and three earned runs in 4.1 innings while striking out seven and walking two. It wasn’t the dream...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman visiting with Carolina Panthers

Charles Tillman is mostly known for being one of the best Chicago Bears defensive backs to ever play, but he might be taking his talents elsewhere this offseason. It is already decided that the Bears aren’t going to bring him back, and he is reportedly set to meet with the Carolina Panthers about a potential deal. He and head coach Ron Rivera have a fairly good friendship, which...
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Reggie Bush expects rugby star to make 49ers 53-man roster

Reggie Bush expects Australian-rugby-league star Jarryd Hayne to make the San Francisco 49ers’ 53-man roster. “I’m sure he’ll make it, I don’t think there’s any doubt in anybody’s mind he’ll make the roster,” Bush told The Daily Telegraph of Sydney, via CSN Bay Area. “He has all the talents and athleticism to be able to play in this league and to be able...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Jonathan Papelbon: Red Sox are still ‘part of who I am’

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon said before Wednesday’s game that the Boston Red Sox are still “part of who I am.” Papelbon signed a four-year, $50 million contract with the Phillies before the 2012 season, after seven seasons with the Red Sox. “The Red Sox are a part of who I am, man,” Papelbon said to the Boston Globe...
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Oakland Raiders re-sign 10 free agents

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders have re-signed 10 free agents, including safety Larry Asante, wide receiver Andre Holmes and safety Brandian Ross. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. Asante, Larry S 6-0 210 4 Holmes, Andre WR 6-4 210 4 King, Marquette P 6-0 190 4 Ross, Brandian S 6-1 190 4 Streater, Rod WR 6-3 195 4...
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Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell suspended three games

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been suspended for the first three games of the regular season and fined an additional game check for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bell will appeal the suspension. The 22-year-old Bell was arrested last August on marijuana possession and...
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Chris Copeland to remain in ICU for 2-3 days

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is recovering in a New York hospital’s intensive care unit after he was stabbed Wednesday morning. Copeland released a statement to ESPN’s Josina Anderson: “I just want to thank everyone for their well wishes and prayers. I’m overwhelmed with the outpouring of support. I look forward to coming back stronger than ever. Thank you...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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