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Stevie Johnson on 49ers’ WRs: ‘Right now, we’re all ones’

49ers new wide receiver Stevie Johnson, who was traded from the Bills last week for an undisclosed draft pick, sees all of San Francisco’s pass catchers as equals. “Right now, we’re all ones,” Johnson told 49ers.com on Tuesday. “The defense has gotta pick their poison, whether they’re going to double-team Anquan, whether they’re going to double-team Crab, Vernon (Davis...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy on Jermichael Finley: ‘In my mind he is a Green Bay Packer’

Packers coach Mike McCarthy hopes tight end Jermichael Finley will be medically cleared to play football  again after single fusion cervical spine surgery, and will be able to continue his NFL career in Green Bay. “In my mind he is a Green Bay Packer – hopefully,” McCarthy told SiriusXM co-host Rich Gannon, via ESPNWisconsin. “[Finley] is going through a tough medical situation...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator hoping to offer fight fans long-term PPV alternative

This weekend, Bellator and CEO Bjorn Rebney will make their long-awaited debut in the realm of pay-per-view fights with what will be arguably the biggest card in the promotion’s history, and the world of MMA is anxious to learn if the UFC will finally have a challenger to it’s reign over Saturday nights. Originally scheduled to feature the third installment of the ongoing battle...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Kerr accepts Warriors coaching job

In a move that surprised that basketball world, it appears Steve Kerr has shunned Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks, and has agreed to a deal to become the new head coach of the Golden State Warriors. TNT’s David Aldridge broke the story: Stunner: Steve Kerr spurns the Knicks, accepts Warriors’ head coach job. Story coming on http://t.co/tv9kc59jsI. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dez Bryant: ‘I am in the best shape that I’ve ever been’

Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl wide receiver Dez Bryant hasn’t cut any corners on his offseason workout program. “I am in the best shape that I’ve ever been,” Bryant said to ESPNDallas.com as he drove from Oklahoma City, where he watched Game 5 of the Thunder-Clippers playoff series, to Valley Ranch. “Trust me, I’ve been working hard,” Bryant said. “I’ve been working...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign first-round pick Kyle Fuller to four-year deal

The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed first-round draft pick Kyle Fuller to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option. “This is one tough football player,” general manager Phil Emery said after the Bears selected Fuller last Thursday night with the 14th pick in the draft. “This is a player with length, skill, athleticism, versatility, productivity...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers interested in UK’s John Calipari

According to FOX Sports Ohio, sources close to the Cleveland Cavaliers have said the team is interested in hiring University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari for the team’s vacant head coaching position. Cleveland fired coach Mike Brown on Monday, May 12. Recently anointed general manager David Griffin (formerly interim GM) began the search for a new coach immediately after...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Del Rio: John Elway pulled off my wish list

Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio says vice president of football operations/general manager John Elway got him every player on his wish list. “I had a wish list. I said, you know, if I could make it happen it would be a dominant rush end, a strong safety that will come up and really strike fear in an offense and really be a tone-setter, and a premium corner,...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons: Stan Van Gundy is ‘a proven winner in our league’

The Detroit Pistons officially announced the hiring of Stan Van Gundy as head coach and president of basketball operations on Wednesday. “Stan is a proven winner in our league.  He instills his teams with passion, purpose and toughness. He is a great teacher who will help our players grow and develop,” said Pistons Owner Tom Gores.  “Stan is more than just a great coach,...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Crosby on poor production: ‘It wasn’t for lack of effort’

The Pittsburgh Penguins scored just one goal in each of the final three games of their Eastern Conference Second Round series against the New York Rangers, who beat Pittsburgh 2-1 in Game 7 Tuesday night at Consol Energy Center. “It’s just disappointing. Tonight was one of our better games,” Sidney Crosby said, via NHL.com. “We worked hard and generated some good chances...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Clippers got ‘robbed’

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers had some harsh words after a 105-104 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Rivers was furious that the ball was rewarded to the Thunder with 11.3 seconds left and the Clippers up 104-102 following an instant replay review after a Chris Paul turnover that led to Thunder guard Reggie Jackson driving to the rim and being stopped by...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What De’Anthony Thomas means to the Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs drafted the multi-talented De’Anthony Thomas out of the University of Oregon with the 124th overall pick in the NFL draft. During free agency, former Chiefs Pro Bowl special teamer Dexter McCluster signed a three year contract with the Tennessee Titans. McCluster is a big play magnet, with only three career returns for a touchdown, he made it a habit providing...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Jordan McCray, OG, Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers signed Central Florida offensive guard Jordan McCray immediately after the NFL Draft concluded, and it appears that they are excited about the potential future with him. Green Bay has been needing help on the offensive line, and McCray guarded one of the most talented quarterbacks in the NFL Draft and kept him upright. Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing in at...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals could recall second baseman Kolten Wong soon

The St. Louis Cardinals were forced to send highly touted second baseman Kolten Wong a couple weeks back after his rough start to the season. Since his demotion, he has been playing extremely well in the minor leagues, and looks to be prepared to take the step back up to the majors. According to Cardinals’ GM John Mozeliak, the possibility is certainly being discussed and could...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints add major piece by drafting Brandin Cooks

The New Orleans Saints drafted Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks with the 20th overall pick in the NFL Draft, and are very excited about how he will fit with their offense. Drew Brees has been needing another dangerous weapon for awhile now, and the Saints finally went out and got him that piece. Cooks is the type of player that the Saints were looking for, and will add great...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Stephon Tuitt: ‘Playing for the Steelers is special’

Pittsburgh Steelers new defensive end Stephon Tuitt is ready to step on the field and play some football. “It’s been super crazy,” said Tuitt, the Steelers second-round pick from Notre Dame. “I think this is a blessing. I can’t wait to get to work and start producing and helping the team. “It’s kind of surreal. People have made comments that make me aware it’s a business...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons to hire Stan Van Gundy as coach, president

The Detroit Pistons have reached an agreement with Stan Van Gundy to make him their president of basketball operations and head coach, reports Yahoo Sports. The negotiations centered on a contract that will pay Van Gundy $35 million over five years and deliver him full autonomy to rebuild the franchise, league sources said. According to Yahoo Sports report, the Golden State Warriors...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo: Sleep-deprived, but ‘excited to get after it’

New England Patriots new quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is ready to start his NFL career. “To have this opportunity to come here, I couldn’t imagine a better one,” he said. “I’m excited to get after it with the guys… and to play a game in this stadium finally.” Garoppolo, wearing his number 10workout gear, took part in his first practice session with his new rookie teammates...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign Joe Haden to five-year contract extension

The Cleveland Browns signed cornerback Joe Haden to a five-year contract extension worth $68 million on Tuesday. “This is a great day for both Joe Haden and the Cleveland Browns,” General Manager Ray Farmer said. “Joe’s a good, young player who’s made a commitment to our organization, and he’s somebody with whom we want to move forward in order to advance our football...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Keys to Game 5 for the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are looking to close out the series against the Washington Wizards tonight in Game 5. They were able to go on the road in Washington and take both games, thanks in large part to the play of Paul George. George proved in Game 4 that he is deserving of the “superstar” title that was given to him before the season began, and is looking to prove it once again in...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals discussing extension with Patrick Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals and star cornerback Patrick Peterson are discussing a contract extension, according to ESPN’s Josh Weinfuss. Peterson has been wanting to get a new deal done with the Cardinals for the past couple months, and it sounds like the two sides are intensifying negotiations. All that being said, the Cardinals aren’t in a hurry to give Peterson a big contract, especially...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What did the Jets get by drafting Calvin Pryor?

The New York Jets were desperately needing a playmaker in their defensive backfield, and they got help in that area in a big way with the 18th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. New York selected Louisville safety Calvin Pryor, who has been known for his playmaking ability on the ball and bone-crushing hits. What are the Jets going to get from Pryor this coming season? Is he going...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Dalyn Dawkins, RB, Colorado State

Dalyn Dawkins played with the Purdue Boilermakers last season, but decided to transfer to Colorado State. He will not be eligible to play until the 2015 season due to NCAA rules, but is expected to make a huge impact on the ground game immediately. Dawkins played in eight games with Purdue last season, gaining 115 yards on 32 carries. He has agreed to do an exclusive interview with...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers coach: ‘We’ll be a better defense this year’

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson used only four of their nine picks on defensive players in the draft. But McCarthy made the following statement during his draft-ending address to the media. “We’re going to be a better defense this year. You can write that in big letters. We’ll be a better defense this year,” McCarthy said. The Packers...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lovie Smith believes in Mike Glennon

Up until the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted Texas A&M University wide receiver Mike Evans, there was thought that new head coach Lovie Smith would want to draft his own quarterback. Evans’ quarterback in college Johnny Manziel, was still available when the Bucs were on the clock and there was ideas and rumors that they would go with the former Heisman winner. Last season, Tampa...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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