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Stewart not charged by grand jury in death of Kevin Ward Jr.

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges for his role in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. A 23-member grand jury reviewed evidence from the Ontario County District Attorney’s office and found there was no basis for criminal charges, D.A. Michael Tantillo announced Wednesday. Tantillo also said Ward was under...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel trailing trio of rookie quarterbacks

During the months leading up to this year’s NFL Draft, many felt that it was only a matter of time before Johnny Manziel would become one of the league’s most successful young quarterbacks, and after watching 21 teams pass on the native Texan, many of those same folks were convinced that the former Heisman Trophy-winner would soon make the skeptics live to regret their doubts...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel trailing trio of rookie quarterbacks

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports During the months leading up to this year’s NFL Draft, many felt that it was only a matter of time before Johnny Manziel would become one of the league’s most successful young quarterbacks, and after watching 21 teams pass on the native Texan, many of those same folks were convinced that the former Heisman Trophy-winner would soon...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk out with shoulder injury

The Detroit Red Wings announced Wednesday that star center Pavel Datsyuk will be out a month with a separated right shoulder. “It’s going to be around four weeks, give or take, depending on the healing process,” Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told ESPN.com Wednesday. “The good news is, two weeks of the healing process is going to be during preseason.” Datsyuk...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals unveil Winter Classic jersey

On Tuesday, the NHL held a press conference to promote the 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals. The game will be held at Nationals Park where, of course, the Washington Nationals play. The league also revealed that they will have an EPIX reality series airing in December to replace the aborted HBO 24/7 series. Fans can watch it on NHL.com...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins hopes to give RGIII his team back with a good record

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins will continue to act like a backup until coach Jay Gruden announces differently. Cousins has played the last two weeks in place of starter Robert Griffin III, who is expected to spend 4-6 weeks rehabilitating his dislocated left ankle. “When I say that this is Robert’s team, I don’t mean that I can’t step in and have an authority...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison: ‘This was not in the plans’

Less than three weeks ago James Harrison officially retired as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But after Jarvis Jones was placed on the reserve/injured designated to return list, the Steelers knew exactly who to call. “I talked to a few of the guys before I came back and that is one of the reasons why I did come back,” said Harrison, via Steelers.com. “I talked to...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky expecting baby

Dustin Johnson and fiancee Paulina Gretzky are having a baby. Gretzky posted a photo on Instagram announcing the news. Johnson is on a leave of absence from the PGA Tour. “I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately. I will use this time to seek professional help for personal challenges I have faced,” Johnson said in his statement. “By committing...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate playoff berth

The Pittsburgh Pirates earned their second straight trip to the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. The Pirates are also within a game-and-a-half of the National League Central lead with the St. Louis Cardinals losing to the Chicago Cubs in the 10th inning. The Pirates are guaranteed no worse than a National League wild card.The Buc’s ticket was...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Morris Claiborne returns to Cowboys after walking out

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne returned to work at Valley Ranch Wednesday and is expected to play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, according to The Dallas Morning News. Claiborne skipped the team’s walk-through practice on Tuesday after learning that Orlando Scandrick was replacing him in the starting lineup. “He will be OK long term,” a source of ESPNDallas...
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September 24, 2014  |  1 Comment

Vikings place Matt Cassel, Brandon Fusco on IR

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they they have placed quarterback Matt Cassel and guard Brandon Fusco on injured reserve. Cassel broke several bones in his left foot on against the New Orleans Saints.  The move means rookie Teddy Bridgewater will make his first NFL start this week against the Atlanta Falcons. Bridgewater filled in for Cassel on Sunday, completing 12...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Beasley to sign non-guranteed contract with Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies and free-agent forward Michael Beasley have reached agreement on a non-guranteed contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Free agent forward Michael Beasley has reached agreement on a deal with Memphis, league sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 23, 2014 Beasley spent several days working out for the Grizzlies...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson to start at center for Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the favorites in the NBA to win the championship this coming season, but they have still been searching for their starting center. The Cavaliers have scoured the trade market, but nothing seems to have worked out in that area. Free agency is practically dry already as well, which leaves them with their current roster. There simply are not too many...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers to Packer-land: ‘Relax’

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn’t want fans to start panicking over the team’s 1-2 record. “Five letters here just for everybody out there in Packer-land: R-E-L-A-X,” Rodgers said Tuesday on his ESPN Milwaukee radio show. “Relax. We’re going to be OK.” Through three games, the Packers’ offense ranks just 28th in total yards.  Rodgers has failed...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Jonathan Drouin has ‘slight’ thumb fracture

It’s training camp time and that means teams are already dealing with injury issues. The Tampa Bay Lightning are already experiencing those woes thanks to a dreaded “slight” thumb fracture to star prospect Jonathan Drouin. The 19-year-old, taken third overall in the 2013 NHL Draft, hasn’t practiced in three days and is expected to miss the rest of camp. #tblightning top...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Guilder Rodriguez gets 1st MLB hit after 13 seasons in minors

Your browser does not support iframes. After 1,095 minor league games over 13 seasons, Texas Rangers infielder Guilder Rodriguez got his second big league start on Monday night and delivered his first big league hit, RBI and run scored in a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros. Rodriguez second hit of the game broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the seventh inning. “This is one of...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas dismisses OT Kennedy Estelle

Texas head coach Charlie Strong kicked the ninth player off his team Tuesday with the dismissal of offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle for violating team rules. Estelle started at left tackle in Texas’ season-opening win against North Texas but was suspended for three games on Sept. 3 with fellow starting tackle Desmond Harrison for an undisclosed rules violation. Estelle started nine...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics’ owner on Rajon Rondo: ‘I don’t know how coachable he really is’

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck was a guest on WBZ-TV’s “Sports Final Overtime” Sunday night and made some comments on the team’s All-Star point guard. From Adam Kaufman of Boston.com: “He’s super stubborn,” revealed Grousbeck, adding Rondo is a good, generous kid who loves being in Boston. “I don’t know how coachable he really is. “I know if you ask [former...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL fans rip Broncos’ Brandon Marshall thinking he’s Bears WR

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall played in just six games before this season. Drafted in the fifth round by Jacksonville in 2012, Marshall played in five games his rookie year with the Jaguars before joining the Broncos in 2013. Marshall has been a force on defense for the Broncos with starter Danny Trevathan sidelined with an injury.  In three games, Marshall has 30...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL fans rip Broncos’ Brandon Marshall thinking he’s Bears WR

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall played in just six games before this season. Drafted in the fifth round by Jacksonville in 2012, Marshall played in five games his rookie year with the Jaguars before joining the Broncos in 2013. Marshall has been a force on defense for the Broncos with starter Danny Trevathan sidelined with an injury.  In three games...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett felt ‘disrespected’ by Rex Ryan

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett said after Monday night’s 27-19 victory over the New York Jets that he entered the game feeling disrespected by coach Rex Ryan. “Today I felt a little disrespected,” Bennett told reporters in the postgame locker room, via ESPN.com. “We [the Bears] played a highlight video, and in the highlight video, Rex is talking about [how the...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Cincinnati Bengals finally fulfill potential?

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports When you’ve failed to move past wild card weekend in each of the past three seasons and haven’t won a single playoff game in 24 years, success of any kind, especially this early in the season, is often met with large doses of skepticism by even the most loyal members of the team’s fan-base who’ve had their hearts broken on more than one occasion...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman: ‘I’m just proud of our football team’

The Chicago Bears have won back-to-back prime time games on the road after opening the season with a loss to the Buffalo Bills. On Monday night, the Bears jumped to an early lead and held on to beat the New York Jets 27-19. Ryan Mundy intercepted a Geno Smith screen pass intended for Chris Johnson and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown to give the Bears a 7-0 lead. “Certainly...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison to rejoin Steelers for his final season

James Harrison officially retired from the NFL before the season began, but the 36-year-old is coming back to rejoin his old club. The Pittsburgh Steelers will sign Harrison this week. The #Steelers will be signing their own former star LB James Harrison over the next few days, I’m told. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 22, 2014 LB James Harrison scheduled to meet Tuesday...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison an option for Steelers?

The Pittsburgh Steelers demolished the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night, but lost three key pieces on defense. Linebacker Jarvis Jones suffered a wrist injury, rookie Ryan Shazier has an MCL sprain and cornerback Ike Taylor has a broken forearm. On Monday, the Steelers placed Jones, who underwent wrist surgery, on injured injured reserve/designated to return. Arthur Moats is...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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