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Broncos aren’t expected to re-sign Knowshon Moreno

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos are not expected to be able to re-sign running back Knowshon Moreno this offseason. He has been one of the best running backs in the NFL this season and appears to have played his way out of the price range for the Broncos. Denver will play in the Super Bowl this coming Sunday night and the ability to compete could...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Berkman announces retirement after 15-year MLB career

Lance Berkman has decided to retire from Major League Baseball after 15 seasons. Berkman battled through a right knee injury last seseason with the Texas Rangers and doesn’t feel like he can physically continue to keep playing. “I think I’m actually glad about it,” Berkman said to MLB.com. “I’m excited about the next chapter in my life. I’m looking forward to spending...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Randall Cobb makes Broadway debut in 'Rock of Ages'

Perry Knotts/NFL.com Photos Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb turned into a hair-band rocker on Tuesday. Cobb made a cameo in Rock of Ages at the Helen Hayes Theatre as part of Broadway’s Super Bowl celebration.  He wore some signature ’80s hair, a skull bandana and a chain to match. Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell will make his Broadway show debut on January...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes announce name change

Phoenix Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced Wednesday that the Phoenix Coyotes will officially change their franchise name to the Arizona Coyotes beginning at the start of the 2014-15 NHL season. “We are very excited to announce that our franchise name will change to Arizona Coyotes for the start of the 2014-15 NHL season,” said LeBlanc. “Becoming...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rams to hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the St. Louis Rams are once again hiring Gregg Williams to be their defensive coordinator this season. Jeff Fisher and Williams are long-time friends, and this was a very expected move. Williams was supposed to be their defensive coordinator before the 2012 season, but got caught up in the BountyGate situation that he started with the New Orleans...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame announces $400 million stadium project

The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday the construction of more than 750,000 square feet in three new buildings attached to the west, east and south sides of the University’s 84-year-old football stadium, at a projected cost of $400 million. “The integrated nature of this project will maintain the compact walkability of campus, facilitate deeper connection and collaboration...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys move Rod Marinelli to DC, hire Scott Linehan as passing game coordinator

The Dallas Cowboys announced several coaching changes Tuesday, including a switch at defensive coordinator. Rod Marinelli, the defensive line coach, will replace Monte Kiffin as the DC.  Kiffin has been moved to the assistant head coach/defense. The Cowboys switched from the 3-4 to the 4-3 scheme with the hiring of Kiffin last year but finished with the worst statistical season...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos RB coach: Lynch has great personality, huge heart

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch spent just six minutes and 20 seconds speaking to the media Tuesday.  Lynch wouldn’t allow reporters to learn what drives “Beast Mode,” but one coach on the Denver Broncos knows what kind of person Lynch really is. “When I had him every day, you loved being around him every day,” Broncos running back coach Eric Studesville said...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins considering pursuit of LeGarrette Blount

According to Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald, the Miami Dolphins could very well make a run at impending free agent running back LeGarrette Blount this offseason. The Dolphins were hoping that Lamar Miller would impress this past season and take hold of the starting running back position, but he was unable to do that. Miami has a good young quarterback in Ryan Tannehill, but they...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots were interested in Larry Fitzgerald last year

The New England Patriots were interested in acquiring Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald last year, and “sent out feelers to gauge the feasibility,” reports Tom Curran of CSNNE.com. Speculation about Fitzgerald has been rife for year, but I’ve never seen any smoke. Or even smelled it. And the finances involved rarely made it seem reasonable. But Tuesday in...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings reveal designs for their new downtown arena

The Sacremento Kings released the the first round of renderings for their proposed downtown Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC). “When we bought the Sacramento Kings, we committed to the NBA and to the people of Sacramento that we wouldn’t just build a new arena, but that we’d build a world-class entertainment venue, an arena truly for the 21st century,” said Kings owner...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Bryant to miss at least 2 more weeks

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is expected to miss at least two more weeks, perhaps even another month, reports Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report. The fractured lateral tibial plateau in Bryant’s left knee hasn’t healed yet, even though the Lakers had initially been pointing to a medical re-evaluation Tuesday as a point at which he might be cleared to play. Bryant’s level...
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January 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

Redskins to target cornerback Aqib Talib?

According to Mike Jones of The Washington Post, the Washington Redskins would like to bring in a number one cornerback this offseason, and the team is very high on Patriots impending free agent Aqib Talib. The Patriots have made it clear that they are hoping to sign Talib long-term as well this offseason, and there will be other teams that want to make a deal. Washington does need...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James has ‘some ideas’ to make NBA better for new commissioner Adam Silver

Miami Heat star LeBron James hopes to sit-down with incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver to discuss some issues he has with the league, reports ESPN.com. The league’s reigning MVP doesn’t want to make public the topics he plans to discuss with Silver. “Hopefully I can sit down with the commish and just throw out some ideas where I hope the league can be better,” James...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch: ‘I’m just about that action, boss’

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch doesn’t like to talk to the media.  But NFL Network’s Deion Sanders was able to catch up with “Beast Mode” for an exclusive interview during media day on Tuesday. “I’m just about that action, boss,” Lynch said to Sanders. If Lynch skips Media Day today, the $50K he was previously fined will be collected, and an additional...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos DT Terrance Knighton explains ‘Pot Roast’ nickname

Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton said he earned the nickname “Pot Roast” during a 2009 flight back from Seattle by former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Clint Ingram. “It was dark on the plane, everybody was sleeping and the stewardess was saying, ‘pot roast, pot roast,’ and I raised my hand, as if that was my name,” Knighton said, per DenverBroncos...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: MLB approves protective caps for pitchers

IsoBlox/ESPN Major League Baseball informed its 30 teams that it has approved padded caps to provide some head protection to pitchers, reports William Weinbaum of Outside The Lines. “We’re excited to have a product that meets our safety criteria,” MLB executive vice president for labor relations Dan Halem told Outside the Lines, adding that baseball will continue its efforts...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers cornerback Sam Shields likely to reach free agency

According to Packer Report’s Bill Huber, impending free agent cornerback Sam Shields is expected to reach the free agency market. The Packers have been hoping to re-sign him, and they still could, but there will be many other teams interested in bringing him in. This isn’t exactly surprising news, but it adds yet another talented player to an already intriguing free agency class...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings unexpected to re-sign Jared Allen

According to Ben Goessling of ESPN.com, the Minnesota Vikings are not expected to re-sign impending free agent defensive end Jared Allen. Allen has been one of the NFL’s most prolific pass rushers in recent history, and is expected to be a very hot commodity this coming offseason. The Vikings aren’t looking to give Allen the type of contract that he has been looking for, and...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Raptors still open to trading Kyle Lowry

According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Toronto Raptors are still very interested in trading point guard Kyle Lowry if they get offered the right deal. The Raptors were looking to move Lowry just a couple short weeks ago, but no one offered a deal that was worth enough at the time. There will be plenty of trade interest in the point guard towards the trading deadline with the way that...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets discussing Francisco Garcia in trade talks

According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Houston Rockets are dangling Francisco Garcia around the league in trade talks. They don’t have much of a use for him, especially with Omri Casspi playing such a large role, but he could be a nice addition for a contending team. Garcia can shoot the three-ball and play solid defense as well, and would likely be able to be acquired...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks defend Russell Wilson: ‘He’s a playmaker’

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson stands at 5-foot-11.  But that means nothing to his teammates. “I saw what was in his heart before I saw his stature,” offensive tackle Russell Okung said, per Terry Blount of ESPN. “Russell is just an amazing man, always looking to make the great play.” The Seahawks have six players — Wilson, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Percy...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ‘still thinking’ about retiring

Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie said Monday that he would consider retiring from the NFL if the Broncos win Super Bowl XLVIII. “I’m still thinking about it,” he said. “You know, I had my fun in this league … (I’ve) got to weigh my options and see how I feel at the end of the season.” Cromartie, 27, is in his sixth NFL season, one more than he...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens hire Gary Kubiak: ‘We left no stone unturned in this search’

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh announced Monday that the team has hired former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak as their next offensive coordinator. “We left no stone unturned in this search,” Harbaugh said. “We are excited about the result and cannot wait to get to work. “After studying many different candidates, we believe our research and our evaluation...
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January 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

David Ortiz: ‘Time to move on’ if Red Sox don’t offer multiyear deal

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wants a new multi-year contract or else it’s “time to move on.” “If I have to, I’ve got no choice,” Ortiz said to Steve Burton on CBS4′s “Sports Final” show that aired Sunday night. “I’m not going to quit. As long as I keep hitting the ball the way I have, I’ve got to keep on giving it a try.” Ortiz is entering the final...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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