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Oakland Raiders release RB Trent Richardson

Oakland Raiders cut running back Trent Richardson, one day before the mandated 75-player roster cut deadline, reports ESPN.com. Oakland gave Richardson $600,000 in guaranteed money this offseason after Indianapolis cut him. Richardson, 25, was the No. 3 overall draft pick by Cleveland in 2012.  He was traded to the Colts for a first-round pick in 2013. Richardson finished...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars GM: Julius Thomas surgery will only ‘push him back a couple of weeks’

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas is considering having surgery on his finger, which would sideline the two-time Pro Bowler for at least four weeks, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jaguars GM David Caldwell said Thomas will go for a second opinion. “My understanding is that if he does need it (surgery) it’s only going to push him back a couple of weeks in his...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays name Mark Shapiro as president, CEO

The Toronto Blue Jays have confirmed Mark Shapiro of the Cleveland Indians as the next president of Canada’s sole MLB franchise. It’s official. Mark Shapiro appointed president & CEO of the #BlueJays. Begins new role at the end of the season. pic.twitter.com/kRtb9W0Eqz — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) August 31, 2015 Shapiro will takeover the reigns from tenured Blue Jays...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos cut 12, trade OT Chris Clark

The Denver Broncos announced Monday that they have waived nine, released veteran ILB Reggie Walker and placed third-round pick Jeff Heuerman on injured reserve.  They also traded offensive tackle Chris Clark to the Houston Texans. The Broncos will receive a 2016 NFL Draft pick, likely a seventh rounder, from the Texans for Clark. Denver’s roster now stands at 78 players. TRADED ...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins name Kirk Cousins starting quarterback

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Monday said that Kirk Cousins will be the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season, beginning Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins Sept. 13 at FedExField. “I think all three quarterbacks should be commeded for their efforts, their willingness to get better,” Gruden told reporters after Monday’s practice at Redskins Park...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release RB Fred Jackson

The Buffalo Bills released Fred Jackson on Monday, ending the veteran running back’s nine-year career with the team. Jackson, 34, was a team captain, a fan favorite and the franchise’s third-leading rusher behind Thurman Thomas and O.J. Simpson. “Today, we had to make the difficult decision to release Fred Jackson,” Bills general manager Doug Whaley said in a statement...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Division Power Rankings

Seemingly year in and year out, the Central Division is one of the toughest in the entire NHL. Not only is competition for the division title is fierce, the rest of the teams underneath are usually right in the thick of the wild card playoff spot race. In 2014-15, all seven teams earned at least 90 points and accounted for five playoff berths, including housing the eventual Stanley...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Colts cut guard Donald Thomas

The Indianapolis Colts have cut guard Donald Thomas after playing just two games during his two seasons with the organization, reports ESPN.com. The 29-year-old Thomas has had a history of injury problems. The Colts signed Thomas to a four-year, $14 million contract in 2013.  He tore his quad and bicep, which caused him to miss the rest of the season, in Week 2 in 2013. Thomas’...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell: ‘There’s a lot of spoiled Lakers fans’

Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell doesn’t seem too worried about being a fan favorite during his rookie season. Russell defended his tweet calling Tracy McGrady the greatest player of all time, which according to Lakers fans is wrong because Kobe Bryant is the greatest of all time. “There’s a lot of spoiled Lakers fans. I wasn’t downgrading Kobe at all,” Russell...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Khalil Mack ‘terrific’ in Raiders-Cardinals preseason game

Kahlil Mack was all but unblockable in the first half of the Oakland Raiders third preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. Mack had two sacks, four quarterback hits, a forced fumble and three tackles in the Raiders 30-23 loss Sunday night. “Yeah he was terrific. I thought he played very well,” said Raiders coach Jack Del Rio. “We got some good pressure on the quarterback...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter

Jake Arrieta throws a no-hitter against the Dodgers to snap the Cubs’ four-game losing streak on Sunday night. Arrieta faced 29 batters, two over the minimum.  Kike Hernandez reached for the Dodgers in the third inning on a Starlin Castro error and Jimmy Rollins was walked in the sixth.  He finished with one walk and 11 strikeouts. The error on Castro is controversial with the...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Vick’s first pass a Steeler was a 63-yard completion

In his first game and first throw as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Michael Vick completed a 63-yard pass to Martavis Bryant. .@MikeVick‘s first throw as a @steelers QB? 63-yard completion. Because Michael Vick. #PITvsBUF http://t.co/qTyQAdpVNp — NFL (@NFL) August 29, 2015 “I thought it was a good start,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said after Saturday night’s...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears cut cornerback Tim Jennings

The Chicago Bears have informed cornerback Tim Jennings that he’s been released, reports ESPN. First surprise cut of the week: Bears are releasing veteran CB Tim Jennings, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2015 “They told me they were going to go younger,” Jennings told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. He added that he is looking forward to...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins owner blocking Robert Griffin III move

Robert Griffin III remains with the Washington Redskins only because owner Dan Snyder is blocking the front office from making a move. According to ESPN, several high-ranking Redskins front-office officials and coaches want to part ways with RG3. Outside of ownership, there has been a groundswell of support from a strong segment of football people within the organization to...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets release 12 players

The New York Jets announced the release of 12 players on Sunday including five wide receivers. WR T.J. Graham Saalim Hakim Austin Hill DeVier Posey Jonathon Rumph TE Matt LaCosse OLJames Brewer Dalton Freeman LB Bryan Johnson DB Javier Arenas Curtis Brown Keith Lewis The Jets still have three more players to cut before Tuesday to get down to the mandatory roster reduction to 75...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden ‘confused’ after report on RG3

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said he was “confused” just like everyone else over how Robert Griffin III went from being cleared one day to out the next with lingering concussion symptoms. An independent neurologist told the Redskins on Thursday that Griffin would be cleared to play against the Ravens on Saturday night. But after further examining the data, the neurologist...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb thought he broke his collarbone

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was knocked out of Saturday’s preseason loss to the Eagles, but his injury doesn’t appear to be season ending. Cobb was injured on the team’s third play from scrimmage as he appeared to land on his right side while attempting to catch a pass from quarterback Brett Hundley along the sideline. Cobb initially feared he broke his...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos first-team offense is ‘super frustrating’

In the past two weeks, the Denver Broncos first-team offense finished its nine possessions with six points, an interception, 18 first downs and 263 yards. On Saturday against the 49ers, the Broncos first-team put together three red-zone drives but  mustered just two field goals for six of a possible 21 points. “Super frustrating,” said RB C.J. Anderson. “You go out there...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan dies after fall at Turner Field during Braves

A fan died after falling out of the upper deck of Turner Field during the seventh inning of Saturday’s night’s New York Yankees-Atlanta Braves game. “We have received confirmation that the fan involved in an accident at this evening’s game has passed away,” the Braves said in a statement. “The Atlanta Braves offer their deepest condolences to the family. At this time...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Jones agrees to 5-year extension with Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons have signed Julio Jones to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday. Jones, 26, will receive $71.25 million over the five years, with $47.5 million guaranteed. The two-time Pro Bowl receiver was in the final year of his contract and set to make $10.176 million for the 2015 season. “We could not be more thrilled to make Julio a Falcon...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits 3 homers, Jays crush Tigers

It was another offensive outburst from the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday at Rogers Centre against the Detroit Tigers. For the second consecutive Saturday, the Jays put up 15 runs in a single game. The big story in the game was Toronto designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion, who hit three home runs. The first came in the first when he hit a three-run shot into the left field bleachers...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

AL Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel vs. Sonny Gray

With the Major League Baseball regular season nearing the start of it’s final month, four pitchers in the American League have emerged as top contenders for the Cy Young Award: Dallas Keuchel, Sonny Gray, Chris Sale, and Felix Hernandez. All four of the names listed pitch in “pitcher friendly” home ballparks according to ESPN’s Park Factors. There will also be five pitchers...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Maurkice Pouncey to miss Steelers first 10 games

Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey will likely miss the first 10 games of the 2015 season with a broken fibula. While the team has not made the designation official, the Steelers’ website says Pouncey is “on a path to be placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list.”  Which means he’d miss at least half the season. The Pittsburgh Tribune...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart: ‘As a result of Ward Jr.’s actions, Ward, Jr. was killed’

Three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart claims he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. until just before his sprint car struck the 20-year-old driver, and says Ward tried to make contact with Stewart’s car in the accident that resulted in his death. Stewart’s attorney, Brian Gwitt, filed the driver’s response Friday to the wrongful death lawsuit brought by Ward’s parents. “Stewart...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres could surprise in 2015-16

Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are no one’s laughing stock any more. Over the course of the last few seasons, the team has been bad. Painfully bad. Part of this was by design: building through the draft was the way to go and picking cornerstones for the franchise at the top of the process is how teams like Pittsburgh and Detroit Chicago have become consistent contenders...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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