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Frank Vogel on loss to Nets: ‘We have to move forward’

Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsFrank Vogel and the Indiana Pacers went into Brooklyn to face the Nets this evening, and were hoping to come away with a key win that would have given them the tiebreaker in the season series. That could have come up big for them as the season is close to ending, but they unfortunately didn’t get the job done and the Nets now have the tiebreaker instead...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Alex Ovechkin scores 50th goal

  Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 50th goal Tuesday to help the Washington Capitals defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 at Verizon Center. Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to have six 50-goal seasons, joining Mike Bossy, Wayne Gretzky, Marcel Dionne, Guy Lafleur and Mario Lemieux. “Every year, it’s harder and harder,” Ovechkin said, via NHL.com...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin expects Cortez Allen to ‘bounce back’ from trying season

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers are counting on Cortez Allen to be the star they desperately need at cornerback this season. Allen flopped after signing  a four-year, $24.6 million contract right before the start of the 2014 season, but coach Mike Tomlin is confident the 26-year-old can “bounce back.” “Players are going to have trying times over the...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos interested in DE Antonio Smith

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders released defensive lineman Antonio Smith on Tuesday, but he may remain in the AFC West. According to ESPN’s Jeff Legwold, the Denver Broncos have interest in the 33-year-old Smith. Broncos defensive line coach Bill Kollar was Smith’s defensive line coach for all five of Smith’s seasons with the Houston Texans. Smith...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Romo would have taken a pay cut to keep DeMarco Murray

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Tony Romo wanted running back DeMarco Murray to remain with the Dallas Cowboys so bad that he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015. “DeMarco ended up asking me, ‘Why don’t you take a pay cut?'” Romo said while appearing on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday. “I was like, ‘I will. I will take a pay cut to...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant ‘would love’ jersey retired in OKC

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Kevin Durant, who underwent season-ending foot surgery Tuesday, recently spoke about his future with the Oklahoma City Thunder. “I love it here, man. I love my teammates, I love the city, I don’t really think about anywhere else,” Durant told Revolt TV in a recent interview, per ESPN.com. “I hear it all the time, don’t get me wrong, and...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts’ Robert Mathis hopes to return for preseason

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Robert Mathis has been one of the NFL’s deadliest pass rushers throughout the majority of his career, and he is hoping to get back on the field for the Indianapolis Colts in preseason action this season. Needless to say, that would be a huge addition for the Colts’ defense, especially after they signed Trent Cole in free agency. .@Colts OLB...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Conor McGregor steals Jose Aldo’s belt at UFC 189 press conference

UFC featherweight contender Conor McGregor and champion Jose Aldo nearly came to blows during the final leg of a 10-city world tour to promote their upcoming fight at UFC 189. Aldo declared himself the “King of Dublin,” through his translator. “When I got here it was raining, but I brought brought the sun with me.” McGregor, the Irishman, stepped past UFC President Dana...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign RB Jacquizz Rodgers

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that they have signed former Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers to a one-year contract. Rodgers,  selected by Atlanta in the fifth round of the 2011 draft out of Oregon State, has appeared in 65 games with five starts, rushing for 1,116 yards and five touchdowns on 305 carries.  He also caught 155...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwayne Bowe thinks he will score in 2015

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Dwayne Bowe won’t make any guarantees for the 2015 season, but he is confident that he will be “going back to the Dwayne Bowe of 2010.” In 2010, Bowe scored 15 touchdowns and landed a $56 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.  But in the four years since, Bowe has been in the end zone just 13 times, including zero last season,...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR penalizes Ryan Newman for tire tampering

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The No. 31 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for tampering with their tires during the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway. NASCAR docked Ryan Newman 75 points and suspended his crew chief Luke Lambert for six races and fined him $125,000.  He’s also been placed on NASCAR probation through Dec. 31. Newman’s engineer...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Wisconsin’s best effort be enough to take down Kentucky?

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-West Regional-Wisconsin vs Arizona Without the presence of at least one genuine long-shot, this year’s NCAA Tournament has turned into a war of past champions and power conference standouts, and this Saturday’s Final Four-showdown between Wisconsin and Kentucky truly exemplifies the type of big-name battle for supremacy that we’ve seen thus...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney sues Bank of America for $20M fraud scheme

Former Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers defensive end Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America, claiming he was the target of a fraud scheme that he says was “aided and abetted” by the banking giant. Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America, blaming it for $20 million in lost wages. pic.twitter.com/koYfIfHpz7 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 31, 2015 ...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders release Antonio Smith after one season

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders are releasing defensive lineman Antonio Smith, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Raiders released defensive lineman Antonio Smith today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 31, 2015   Smith was set to count for $4 million against the salary cap in 2015.  He had 20 tackles last season and started every game.  He...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens sign QB Matt Schaub

The Baltimore Ravens now have a backup quarterback to starter Joe Flacco. According to Peter King of TheMMQB.com, the Ravens are signing free-agent Matt Schaub. The Ravens were looking for a veteran to backup Flacco as their roster only has untested quarterbacks Keith Wenning and Bryn Renner. Schaub spent last season with the Oakland Raiders, throwing for just 57 yards with...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods’ jet spotted at Augusta airport

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Rumors have swirled as to wether Tiger Woods would play in this year’s Masters Tournament. The Augusta Chronicle reports that a plane matching the tail numbers of Tiger Woods’ Gulfstream G5 was parked at Augusta Regional Airport this morning. “Buzz has been swirling that Tiger Woods would be practicing at Augusta National Golf Club this...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Cleveland Indians’ defense improve in 2015?

Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports The Achilles heal last year for the Tribe was their defense. It may be the catalyst to why they just barely missed out on a Wild Card spot. With no major changes to fielding positions, is their any reason to believe that this won’t still be the status quo in 2015? Let’s look at the most important position on the field: catcher. Yan Gomes has...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Amari Cooper or Kevin White?

John David Mercer-USA TODAY SportsSometimes in the draft process when the games are finished and scouts salivate over a player’s combine performance, rankings tend to change and it ultimately changes the shape of the draft class as well. After one of the best rookie receiving groups of all-time in 2014, this year’s draft class is extremely formidable. The two top receivers in...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills won’t be big spenders in 2016

The Buffalo Bills lead the NFL with $91.5 million in guaranteed money promised to players in free-agent signings and restructures this offseason. Over $61 million of the $91.5 million was spent on players new to the team.  But the same approach wont continue next offseason. “Next year we’ll be the Green Bay Packers of free agency,” general manager Doug Whaley said at...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Front-runners for competitive NBA MVP race

Only two-plus weeks remain in the 2014-2015 NBA season, and the race for the league’s MVP award is coming down to the wire. The player crowned MVP will have the individual numbers combined with an undeniable impact on a playoff team. At least five players have that formula, let’s take a look at who they’re.             ...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning sweep Canadiens, clinch playoff berth

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY SportsThe Tampa Bay Lightning regular-season sweep of the Montreal Canadiens led to a berth in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday. Ben Bishop made 25 saves, and Vladislav Namestnikov had two goals and an assist to help Tampa Bay beat Montreal 5-3 at Bell Centre. The Lightning (47-23-7) went 5-0-0 this season against the Canadiens, who swept Tampa...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining why Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler will be successful in 2015

So here we are again. One common topic of discussion every offseason surrounding the Chicago Bears is the status of incumbent quarterback Jay Cutler, and what his prospects are for the upcoming season. Before we get started, let’s get one thing straight: Jimmy Clausen will not beat out Cutler in this “quarterback competition” coming up in training camp. I get why new head...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 31

It’s FanDuel NBA Tuesday with $160k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $160k NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are four games being played Tuesday in the NBA. Indiana at Brooklyn 7:30 PM Atlanta at Detroit 7:30 PM San Antonio at Miami 8:00 PM Golden State at Clippers 10:30 PM FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 31 Always double...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Clarkson’s game-winner upsets Lakers fans

  Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night. The rookie guard helped the Lakers win a game both teams had incentives to lose.  The Sixers, who currently hold the league’s third-worst record, will get the get the Lakers’ first-round...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: 5 bold predictions for 2015

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY SportsThe Chicago Cubs are heading into what is expected to be a very entertaining 2015 season, and there is a lot of excitement following the offseason and Spring Training that they have had. Theo Epstein went out and signed ace starting pitcher Jon Lester in free agency, which is causing a lot of excitement in and of itself. It is the first time that Epstein...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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