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Trail Blazers find snake in locker room

The Portland Trail Blazers’ players needed to be rescued by the teams trainers before Game 2 of Thursday night’s 114-97 loss in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs. Thomas Robinson spotted a snake in his locker when he placed his shoes in the cubby and leaped “about five feet high and 20 feet back.” “I just put my shoes down and...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Grades: Jacksonville Jaguars take Blake Bortles

The Jacksonville Jaguars shocked the entire draft audience and Radio City Music Hall by selecting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the third overall pick. Bortles was expected to go high in the draft, but the consensus was that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel would be the first signal caller to be taken off the board. Jacksonville was very high on Bortles,...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol considering four teams to sign with?

Pau Gasol is excited about his upcoming offseason, and he is going to look at four teams in particular when it comes to free agency. According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, Gasol will consider the Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Memphis Grizzlies, and Los Angeles Lakers in free agency. All four of those teams could use a power forward with the skill-set that Gasol possesses...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Grades: St. Louis Rams take Greg Robinson

The St. Louis Rams selected Auburn offensive tackle Greg Robinson with the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. This was an expected pick, as the Rams have definitely struggled with pass blocking over the last couple of seasons. Jeff Fisher was comfortable with sticking to Sam Bradford as his starting quarterback, but they knew that they needed to keep him protected, upright...
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NFL Draft Grades: Houston Texans take Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans selected South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick in last night’s first round of the NFL Draft. They were expected to select Clowney, and he will give the Texans an incredible defensive line that includes both him and superstar J.J. Watt. It’s hard to imagine an opposing team having to gameplan for both players, but we’re...
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Vikings draft LB Anthony Barr, QB Teddy Bridgewater in first round

The Minnesota Vikings moved back one spot and selected outside linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth overall pick, and then drafted quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with the 32nd overall pick. Barr, 6-5, 265 pounds, played and started in 27 games during his junior and senior seasons, recording 148 tackles, 41.5 tackles for loss (TFLs), 23.5 sacks, nine forced fumbles and six pass...
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Broncos draft CB Bradley Roby in first round

The Denver Broncos selected a defensive player with their first pick for the fourth consecutive draft. With the No. 31 overall pick, the Broncos selected Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby. The 5-foot-11, 194-pound defensive back started in all 37 games he played throughout his tenure with the Buckeyes.  He finished his college career with eight interceptions and broke up 36 passes...
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Packers select Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with No. 21 overall pick

The Green Bay Packers first pick of the 2014 NFL draft is Alabama safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. The Packers drafted Clinton-Dix No. 21 overall. “Smart, instinctive, good anticipation. More of a true centerfielder,” packers.com draft analyst Tony Pauline said of Clinton-Dix. Clinton-Dix,  6-1, 208, ran the 40 in 4.58 at the NFL Combine and recorded a 33-inch vertical. “I can...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns trade up to draft Johnny Manziel at No. 22 overall

The Cleveland Browns traded up from No. 26 to grab quarterback Johnny Manziel with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Browns traded their No. 26 pick along with a 2014 third-round pick to the Philadelphia Eagles to draft Manziel. Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, and was one of the most dynamic players during his two-year career at Texas...
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Steelers select Ryan Shazier with No. 15 overall pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier with the No. 15 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. We have Selected Ryan Shazier, LB Ohio State. #SteelersDraft — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 9, 2014 Shazier, 6-foot-1, 237 pounds, ran a 4.38 seconds in the 40-yard dash at his Pro Day.  He had a 42-inch vertical jump and 25 reps on the 225-pound bench...
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Oakland Raiders draft Khalil Mack with No. 5 overall pick

The Oakland Raiders selected pass-rusher Khalil Mack with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Raiders had four fewer sacks than any other NFL team last season with 12. Mack, the MAC Defensive Player of the Year out of Buffalo, had nine tackles, 2.5 sacks and an interception in the season opener against Ohio State. He finished the season with 10.5 sacks among his...
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Bills trade up to select WR Sammy Watkins

The Buffalo Bills selected Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins after trading with the Cleveland Browns for the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. With the trade, the Browns received the Bills’ ninth overall pick in 2014, as well as Buffalo’s first and fourth-round picks in 2015. Watkins set a school record with 240 receptions in his three seasons. The 6-foot-1, 211...
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Jaguars draft QB Blake Bortles with No. 3 overall pick

The Jacksonville Jaguars selected the first quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft with the selection of Blake Bortles at No. 3 overall. Bortles, 6-foot-5 pocket passer out of Central Florida, was the 2013 AAC Offensive Player of the Year after throwing for 3,581 yards and 25 touchdowns and nine interceptions. Bortles never missed time to injury despite being sacked 51 times during...
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Rams select Greg Robinson with No. 2 overall pick

The St. Louis Rams selected Auburn tackle Greg Robinson with the second overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Robinson, 6-foot-6, 332 pounds, led the nation with 25 touchdown-clearing blocks.  He garnered first-team All-SEC honors for the conference champions as a redshirt sophomore. Rams’ initial plan to is to play No. 2 overall pick, former Auburn left tackle Greg Robinson...
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Houston Texans draft Jadeveon Clowney with No. 1 overall pick

The Houston Texans have selected Jadeveon Clowney with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Clowney ran the 40 in 4.51 at the Combine and recorded a 37.5 vertical jump. As a true freshman at South Carolina, Clowney was named the SEC Freshman of the Year by the league’s coaches after being credited with 36 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss, five forced fumbles and...
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Packers expected to draft Ryan Shazier or C.J. Mosley

The Green Bay Packers currently hold the 21st pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, and there have been many rumors surrounding them over the past week or two. With the draft nearly underway, the pieces and expectations are starting to fall into place about who the Packers will end up selecting with their pick. According to draft insider Tony Pauline, the Packers are currently expected to...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Wall takes blame for Wizards’ Game 2 loss to Pacers

The Washington Wizards were unable to take Game 2 in Indiana last night, and a lot of that had to do with the poor play of point guard John Wall. Wall was able to lead the Wizards in their Game 1 win and get his teammates involved, while also scoring the basketball, but that wasn’t the case on Wednesday night. Indiana Pacers’ point guard George Hill stepped up his game on both...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Vikings interested in QB Jimmy Garoppolo

The Minnesota Vikings are interested in drafting a quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, but they reportedly don’t want to draft one in the first round. They are likely wanting to get a quarterback in the second or third round, and there has been one name flying around in rumors today. According to ESPN’s Bob Holtzman, the Vikings are interested in drafting Eastern Illinois quarterback...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals interested in acquiring Mike Glennon from Buccaneers?

The Arizona Cardinals are heading into a season that is actually expected to be a fairly competitive one, and they could be looking to make a move to ensure that their future looks brighter as well. According to a report from the Arizona Republic, the Cardinals could be looking to acquire second-year quarterback Mike Glennon from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay has reportedly...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Packers seriously interested in USC WR Marqise Lee?

The Green Bay Packers lost wide receiver James Jones to the Oakland Raiders this past offseason, and there are quite a few analysts that believe they could look to replace him with their first round pick. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, it is very unlikely that USC wide receiver Marqise Lee will make it past the Packers with the 21st pick. There have been many different predictions...
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NFL Rumor: Texans trading for Ryan Mallett?

According to Tom Curran of CSN New England, the Houston Texans may be close to completing a trade with the New England Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett. A source tells me Ryan Mallett to the Texans may soon be done. — Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) May 8, 2014 The Texans hold the first overall selection in tonight’s draft, and it’s highly unlikely they draft a quarterback...
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Bruins GM: Boston ‘must maintain more focus on details’

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli says team must get back to focusing on details. “I think we just have to maintain more focus on details,” Chiarelli said, via NHL.com. “I was asked about finding lanes. To me, that’s detail. You’ve got to be able to see the lane and move into where the lane is.” The Montreal Canadiens have blocked 57 shots through three games...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Resurgent Miami Marlins set for toughest test to date

As Giancarlo Stanton’s hand slid across home plate in the final frame of Wednesday night’s meeting with the New York Mets, the Miami Marlins snagged their fourth straight win with a 1-0 final, and in the process, secured a three-game sweep over their NL East foes. Behind another strong outing from Tom Koehler who beat the L.A. Dodgers in his last appearance, the win moved Miami...
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NFL Draft: Titans showing major interest in Tre Mason

The Tennessee Titans decided to move on from former superstar running back Chris Johnson this offseason, and now they are turning their attention to finding his replacement in the NFL Draft. According to reports from Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean, the Titans could be targeting Auburn running back Tre Mason with the 42nd overall pick. Mason has been all over the place as far...
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NFL Draft: Jaguars considering Johnny Manziel with third pick

The Jacksonville Jaguars have gone throughout the entire draft process without being overly interested in the quarterback prospects, but that is changing with the draft just a few hours away. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jaguars are “very intrigued” by Johnny Manziel, and will strongly consider selecting him with the third overall pick if he is on the board. Jacksonville...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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