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Quarterback competition keeping New York Jets in headlines

As expected, since arriving in the Big Apple as a free agent in March, Michael Vick’s presence has further fueled the debate surrounding Geno Smith and the often-newsworthy battle to become the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But with training camp now upon us much of the talk has been shoved aside in favor of actual, on-field results, and after the team’s first week in...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees looking to add offense before trade deadline

After acquiring Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on July 22, the New York Yankees may not be done maneuvering before the July 31 trade deadline. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Yankees are looking to add offense, and have identified some possibilities through trades. The player that may make the most sense in the Bronx is Josh Willingham, currently of the Minnesota Twins...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers hire Byron Scott as head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers vowed to take their time in hiring a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni’s resignation, and they did just that. But now, after a diligent search, the team has a new coach. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports the Lakers have agreed to terms on a contract that will make Byron Scott the team’s next coach. Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be their...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox trade Jake Peavy to Giants

Jake Peavy, who’s name has been swirling in trade rumors for some time now, has been traded. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Peavy has been traded to the San Francisco Giants, in return the Boston Red Sox get two Minor League pitchers. Peavy is going to giants — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 26, 2014 ESPN’s Buster Olney reports the Red Sox are getting back pitcher’s...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Five undrafted free agents to watch at Packers training camp

“Homegrown” talent. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around often in the world of sports in terms of how to build a sustainable contender. In the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs are the case in point of this philosophy with their nucleus of life-timers Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli and Tim Duncan. In MLB, the Oakland A’s are often cited as the prime example, thanks to general manager...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Lester willing to re-sign with Red Sox if he gets traded

Jon Lester’s name is a logical one on the trade market once two factors are considered. First, he is a free agent at season’s end, and second, the Red Sox, 47-56 entering July 26, face an uphill battle as they try to return to the postseason and defend their World Series title. Earlier this week, Red Sox owner John Henry revealed the team and Lester wouldn’t negotiate a new...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson signs four-year contract extension with Packers

The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a four-year, $39 million contract extension, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Packers and Jordy Nelson have struck a deal. It’s a 4-year extension worth $39M, source says. Huge. $14.2M guaranteed. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2014 #Packers WR Jordy Nelson averages $9.76M on his new deal, which is a large...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy still in play for Cardinals?

The St. Louis Cardinals are looking to make a move for starting pitching help for the stretch run, and they have a few different options to choose from. One option that appears to be very much in play is Boston Red Sox starter Jake Peavy. According to a report from MLB Trade Rumors, the Cardinals interest in Peavy is “very much alive” and the Red Sox have sent their top scouts...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks re-sign point guard Shelvin Mack

The Atlanta Hawks were pleasantly surprised with their season last year, and ended up pushing the Indiana Pacers to a Game 7 in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. One of the key players to help with that run was backup point guard Shelvin Mack, who provided stability and scoring off of the bench. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Hawks agreed to a new deal with...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah: ‘I can learn from Pau Gasol’

The Chicago Bulls have had a nice offseason so far, and the addition of Pau Gasol might be more than it appears. He will join the very talented front-court of Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson, and both of those players are excited about the possibility of learning and picking up pieces of Gasol’s game. Noah especially has been vocal about his desire to learn from Gasol, and an improved...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Clay Guida, Dennis Bermudez hoping to earn shot at top-five contender

A week after Conor McGregor solidified his presence in the UFC with a crowd-pleasing win over Diego Brandao, fellow featherweight contenders Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez will square-off on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose with the winner likely to land a bout against a top-five opponent. Most recently, Guida notched a much-needed win over Tatsuya Kawajiri...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers offer Byron Scott head coaching job

The Los Angeles Lakers have made an offer to Byron Scott to be their next head coach, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. The two sides are now in negotiations on a contract. Sources: The Los Angeles Lakers have offered Byron Scott their head coaching job. The two sides are now in negotiations. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 25, 2014 Scott, a former Lakers star...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford a full go for Rams’ training camp

The St. Louis Rams are one of the more interesting teams heading into the 2014 season, but their entire year hinges around the health of quarterback Sam Bradford. He is coming off of an ACL tear last season, but appears to be ready to get back on the field and prepare for the upcoming season. According to Rams head coach Jeff Fisher, Bradford is a full go for Rams’ training camp...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger to discuss contract extension after season

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II told the team’s official website that he and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger have discussed a contract extension. “I met with Ben shortly before we did the Maurkice Pouncey signing (in the middle of June) just to make sure Ben understood where we were with our intentions as far as a contract extension for him,” said Rooney to Steelers...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays have sights set on solid second half

In their first meeting of 2014, the Tampa Bay Rays entered their game versus the St Louis Cardinals mired in a near-epic run of failure with just one victory in their last 14 contests, and after losing 1-0 to the NL Central powers, the folks at Tropicana Field watched their collapsing club fall to 18-games under .500. But on Wednesday, the red-hot Rays returned the favor with a 3...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Max Scherzer fans 11 for 12th victory

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season Thursday night in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. “I felt good with everything tonight and had all four pitches going,” Scherzer said, via the Associated Press. “I hadn’t been...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson reports to Houston Texans training camp

Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson reported to the team Friday morning, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. With Houston’s camp opening today, Texans WR Andre Johnson reported to team this morning and already is in its training facility. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2014 The seven-time Pro Bowler was present at the training facility Friday. The first practice...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Paul considering sitting out if Donald Sterling remains Clippers owner

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman that if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team when the season begins in a little more than two months, he and coach Doc Rivers have discussed sitting out until Sterling is ousted. “That’s something me and Doc are both talking about,” Paul said Thursday. “Something has to happen, and something...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox discussing Cole Hamels with Phillies?

The MLB trade deadline is coming up very quickly, and there are many teams out there looking to make a big move. Apparently, one of those teams could end up being the Boston Red Sox. According to a report from ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies could be discussing a potential trade that would include superstar starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Following up earlier...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Cam Newton prove himself in 2014?

The Carolina Panthers were one of the most surprising teams in the NFL last season, and ended up finishing the regular season with a 12-4 record. Most of that had to do with the impressive season that quarterback Cam Newton put together, and he truly turned heads and proved his critics wrong. That being said, there are still people that don’t expect him to be able to bounce back...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cody Latimer looks great at Broncos camp

The Denver Broncos lost wide receiver Eric Decker in free agency this past offseason, and they drafted Cody Latimer out of Indiana University in hopes that he could help fill the void that he left. Latimer saw his draft stock rise extremely fast, and some mock drafts even had him going in the first round. According to reports out of Broncos training camp, Latimer looked very good...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin: ‘I’m not trying to recreate Linsanity’

Los Angeles Lakers new point guard Jeremy Lin said Thursday during his introductory news conference that he is not trying to recreate ‘Linsanity.’ “I’m not trying to relive that banner season,” Lin said. “I think that’s been a big weight off my shoulders and I think that’s very important for me as a player. I’m not trying to recreate a ‘Linsanity.’ I’m not...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers WR Jordy Nelson seeking $10 million annually

If the Green Bay Packers want to keep Aaron Rodgers’ favorite weapon by his side as the franchise quarterback enters his prime years, we now know how much cash it’s going to take. According to ESPN.com Packers beat writer Rob Demovsky, sources familiar with the negotiations between the Packers and Jordy Nelson say that the team’s No. 1 wide reciever is seeking to earn upwards...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch plans to hold out of Seahawks camp

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not participate in the opening day of training camp Friday, former Seahawks teammate Michael Robinson said Thursday night on the NFL Network. “Marshawn Lynch just called me, we just talked,” Robinson said. “He said he will be holding out from training camp this year with the Seahawks.” Lynch wants his contract renegotiated...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers sign Andrew Wiggins, Joe Harris

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins to a four-year contract on Thursday. Because of league rules on rookie contracts, the Cavaliers will not be allowed to trade Wiggins until at least August 23. Wiggins has been involved in trade discussions between the Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a deal that would send Kevin Love to...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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