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NFL will not expand playoffs in 2014

The NFL team owners discussed an expanded playoff system during the league’s spring meeting Tuesday, but a vote did not take place, which means there will be no playoff expansion in 2014. Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told ESPN.com that the owners discussed details such as revenues, format and even workers’ compensation but a vote to expand the playoffs...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings sign Anthony Barr, Teddy Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings have signed both of their first-round picks. The Vikings announced Tuesday that they have signed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a rookie deal, which is expected to pay the 32nd overall pick $6.85 million over the next four years. “[Bridgewater] is throwing the ball good and I think he’s got a good presence, a good command of the way he’s taking things...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers sign talented tight end Colt Lyerla

The Green Bay Packers drafted tight end Richard Rodgers out of California in the 2014 NFL Draft, but their best tight end acquisition could very well be an undrafted free agent. Green Bay signed former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla Monday, and he could very well enter the season as the teams starter if he’s able to perform up to his potential in camp. He has had some off-the-field...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookies taking the league by storm

Over the first seven weeks of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, there have been a number of rookies who have gotten off to great starts in their first season of Major League ball.  This article will cover position players, with a later article to discuss pitchers. New York Yankees infielder Yangervis Solarte has been a welcome surprise for a Yankees club with an aging core...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets offering Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik for Kevin Love

The Houston Rockets have already shown major interest in acquiring star power forward Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to a report from Sam Smith of ChicagoBulls.com, the Rockets believe that they can acquire Love from Minnesota by giving up Chandler Parsons and Omer Asik. There is no doubt that Parsons and Asik would be two interesting pieces for the Wolves...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr.: ‘I’m feeling great, I’ll be ready’ by Week 1

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. plans to be on the field before training camp is over and in the lineup when the Broncos play the Indianapolis Colts to open the regular season Sept. 7. “I’m ready, I’ve been working my ass off, excuse my language,” Harris Jr. said with a smile, via ESPN.com. “I haven’t had an offseason, I’ve been here. I went to Dr. Andrews...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders claim WR Greg Little off waivers

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders have claimed wide receiver Greg Little off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Former Browns WR Greg Little was claimed by the Raiders, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 19, 2014 Cleveland cut the 2011 second round draft pick on Friday. Browns receiver Josh Gordon is facing a ban for the 2014 season, but the...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon powers Royals to victory as teams pay homage to Negro Leagues

A day after Danny Duffy pitches the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 win, left fielder Alex Gordon uses big day at the plate to help fuel the “Boys In Blue” to a 8-6 series finale victory over the Baltimore Orioles. A struggling Kansas City offense came into Sunday’s game with Baltimore, scoring a combined two runs over their first three games of the series. The  Royals offense...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Three reasons that Jason Verrett is a perfect fit with the Chargers

The San Diego Chargers were looking for some defensive back help in the 2014 NFL Draft, and they were able to grab a very good player with their 25th overall pick. San Diego drafted TCU cornerback Jason Verrett, and they are very excited about the potential that he has for the future. There are three reasons that Verrett will be a great fit and was a perfect pick at No. 25 for San...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Turner will play in Game 2 for Pacers

The Indiana Pacers dominated their Game 1 match-up with the Miami Heat 107-96, and they did so without one of their key bench pieces. Evan Turner was forced to sit out of the game due to strep throat, but will be back for Game 2. He was able to participate just fine in practice this afternoon, and told the media that he would indeed play tomorrow night. Evan Turner (strep throat...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies announce changes to front office

The Memphis Grizzlies announced Monday that team CEO Jason Levien and assistant general manager Stu Lash have left the organization. “Our franchise has made tremendous strides over the last few seasons and we thank Jason for his hard work and dedication and wish him nothing but success in his future endeavors,” said Grizzlies Controlling Owner Robert Pera. “Rest assured that...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia out at least six more weeks

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will likely be out of the lineup until July, general manager Brian Cashman told the New York Post. “It will be no sooner than six weeks from now,” Cashman told the paper. Sabathia, who is eligible to return from the DL next Monday, received a cortisone and stem-cell injection in his inflamed knee from Dr. James Andrews late last week. ...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LeSean McCoy says he’s the best RB in NFL

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy says he is the NFL’s best running back, not Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson. McCoy appeared on ESPN’s “First Take” Monday morning and explained why he is the best. “My brother always rips me all the time, trying to make me play harder. I say ‘I’m the best,’ and he’ll say ‘Did Adrian Peterson retire?’ I look...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger building a rapport with new WRs

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is trying to build a rapport with his new receivers. The Steelers signed free-agent receivers Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey in the offseason. “As often as I can I am here throwing and they are here every day catching and just trying to learn,” Roethlisberger told the team’s website. “It’s not a fast process. We have...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Future of Minnesota Vikings heavily invested in 2014

After another disappointing effort that concluded with a 5-10-1 record and their third last place finish in four years, the reality facing the Minnesota Vikings was bleak, and the front office knew that significant changes had to be made throughout the organization. Finding a new head coach with an aggressive philosophy, mending the team’s once formidable defense, and adding to...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall signs contract extension on “The View”

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall signed a contract extension Monday live on ABC’s “The View.” Marshall will remain with the Bears for three years, $30 million. 3 year 30 million dollar extension. 1,000,000 million dollar pledge to The Mental health Community.… http://t.co/t5HFNZKIYl — Machine Marshall (@BMarshall) May 19, 2014 LM: #Bears WR Brandon Marshall...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens lose Carey Price for rest of conference final

Montreal Canadiens star goaltender Carey Price will miss the rest of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers, coach Michel Therrien said after the team’s morning skate Monday. “We’ve lost our best player, but we’ve faced adversity this year already,” Therrien said. Peter Budaj will likely be the starter in Game 2 at Bell Centre.  Both Budaj and Dustin...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez doesn’t need surgery

The Washington Nationals weren’t able to trot out their intended rotation until recently, but then starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez went down with injury. Washington was forced to place Gonzalez on the DL with shoulder inflammation, and there was concern that he would be forced to have surgery. Gonzalez received good news from his doctors and he will not have to undergo surgery. Source...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

California Chrome allowed to wear nasal strip at Belmont

The 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome will be allowed to wear a nasal strip during the Belmont Stakes. New York Racing Association steward Steve Lewandowski told ESPN’s Jeannine Edwards on Monday that California Chrome has been approved to wear the nasal strip during the 1½-mile race. California Chrome will now have a chance to become the sport’s...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Carr: ‘I’m trying to take over the league’

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is feeling like he’s in the best shape of his life and has set a tremendously high goal for this season. “I’m trying to take over the league,” Carr said Sunday from the “Taste of the NFL” event at the Gaylord Texan. “I get emotional when I say that, because I’m, like, dead serious. I’ve been playing this game for six years...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles could move on from Jeremy Maclin?

The Philadelphia Eagles just signed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to a one-year deal this past offseason, but they could be looking to move on from him in the near future. According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the Eagles are happy with their receivers that they drafted, and don’t believe that Maclin is going to be a piece that they want in the future. If he is indeed released...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Caldwell: Ndamukong Suh has ‘great leadership ability’

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell expects defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to show up at OTAs beginning Tuesday. Suh has not attended the first month and a half of voluntary workouts and did not take part in the Lions’ first minicamp in April. “I’ve been a few places in my time and I can cite you so many different examples of guys that maybe weren’t here during the time period...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics emerging as legitimate suitor for Kevin Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to be shopping superstar big man Kevin Love around in trade talks this offseason, according to recent reports. There will be plenty of teams that show interest in acquiring him, but there is one darkhorse team that is emerging as a legitimate suitor. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Boston Celtics have emerged as a potential...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s wrong with David Price?

David Price just can’t find his groove.  Through ten starts for the Tampa Bay Rays, Price holds a 4-4 record with a 4.28 ERA over 69.1 innings.  Looking deeper into the stats, one will find that Price holds a 77/6 K/BB ratio, or 12.83 strikeouts per walk issued.  Price also boasts a 1.21 WHIP, just above his career average of 1.16. So why is his ERA so high?  Simple.  Opponents...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater has a ‘good presence, a good command’

Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will compete with veterans Matt Cassel and Christian Ponder for the starting quarterback job this offseason. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Bridgewater would get some first-team reps during OTAs, which begin May 28. “[Bridgewater] is throwing the ball good and I think he’s got a good presence, a good command...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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