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Dwight Howard advising Carmelo Anthony on free agency

All-Star center Dwight Howard left the Los Angeles Lakers and $30 million in extra earnings behind to pursue NBA titles and happiness in Houston. Now the 10-year veteran is counseling New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, who has said he will opt out of the final year of his contract after this season and become a free agent. “He has been in the league for a long time,” Howard...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory MacDonald Forced To Play The Waiting Game

Faced with the prospect of losing his place among the division’s best, Rory MacDonald came through with a three-round, unanimous decision win over veteran Demian Maia at UFC 170 on Saturday night. Even after an impressive outing against a capable opponent that resulted in a hefty bonus however, MacDonald’s plan to face the winner of the upcoming welterweight title fight may not...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Aaron Hernandez attacked inmate at Bristol County Jail

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez attacked another inmate at Bristol County Jail Tuesday, reports TMZ Sports. According to the report, Hernandez beat the guy up pretty good. Sources tell us the former New England Patriots tight end — who is usually segregated from the general population — was allowed to take a walk in an isolated hallway … but somehow came...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA explores expanded court, 4-point shot

NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and vice president Kiki Vandeweghe told ESPN.com that the league office has thought about expanding the dimensions of the court and the introduction of a 4-point shot. Thorn and Vandeweghe spoke with ESPN’s TrueHoop TV during All-Star Weekend in New Orleans earlier this month about the ideas. Vandeweghe said the growing size...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Wilson explains why he took a shower during Super Bowl halftime

The Seattle Seahawks scored 21 points in the second half of Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos, even when they were already up 22-0 at halftime. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson appeared on the Dan Patrick show Tuesday and said he and some teammates showered while Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers entertained the country during the break. “This is what I did...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc-Andre Fleury’s mask will make him look like a Steeler

Stephane Bergeron When the Pittsburgh Penguins play the Chicago Blackhawks on March 1 at Soldier Field, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will look like a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Fleury’s mask, created by artist Stephane Bergeron of Griffe Originale, will have the yellow stripe down the middle, splitting the digits, and the Penguins logo will be on just the right side of...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews: NFL will have hard time eliminating N-word

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews told Dan Patrick Tuesday that it will be hard for the NFL to eliminate the N-word. “I think it’s used as a term of endearment between players, and I think it’s so much a part of pop culture and culture in general that it’s going to be very hard to eliminate that from the game,” Matthews said.  “I think is more something that...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson struck in head with ball, undergoing tests

Los Angels Angeles starting pitcher C.J. Wilson was struck by a baseball on the left side of his head while throwing live batting practice at the Tempe Diablo Stadium complex on Tuesday, reports the team. Wilson, 33, left the field under his own power and is precautionary tests done. Everything is fine, except that pitch I threw. Shoulda caught it. Thanks for the #PMA – lesson...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins’ Paul Martin out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

Pittsburgh defenseman Paul Martin missed the final two game of the Olympics, and will now miss 4-6 weeks of the Penguins season with a broken hand. Martin was playing for Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for Team USA at the Sochi Games. Martin has played in just 33 games this season for the Penguins, scoring two goals and 10 assists. In addition to Martin’s injury, Bylsma gave the following...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James returns to practice, plans to play on Thursday

LeBron James retuned to practice Tuesday for the first time since breaking his nose last week and plans to try and play on Thursday against the New York Knicks. “He [looked] the same,” Chris Bosh said, via ESPN.com. “He can break anything and he’ll look the same. That’s why he’s LeBron. There was no mask today. So it’ll be a surprise to everybody once we see it....
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge plans to talk to Rajon Rondo about his unexcused absence

The Boston Celtics hope to straighten things out with Rajon Rondo after he decided to skip the team’s trip to Sacramento last week, Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald reports. Rondo remained in Los Angeles to celebrate his 28th birthday, while the Celtics traveled to Sacramento.  Rondo, who continues to work his way back from a torn right ACL, was not scheduled to play against...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

John Elway: Von Miller ‘has grown up a lot’

Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations/general manager John Elway says linebacker Von Miller his put his legal woes and a six-game substance-abuse suspension behind him. “I think that he has grown up a lot,” said Elway, via the team’s website. “I think he did a good job to adjusting, even though it affected him during the year. “He’s done a tremendous...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis recruiting Maurice Jones-Drew to join 49ers?

San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis posted an Instagram photo hinting that Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew may be interested in joining the 49ers. Jones-Drew will become a free agent on March 11.  He is a native of Antioch, Calif., and went to college at UCLA. The 49ers already have veteran Frank Gore along with Kendall Hunter, LaMichael James and redshirt...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki makes ‘ugliest game-winner’ to beat Knicks

Dirk Nowitzki’s 19-foot jumper bounced up and then fell in as time expired, lifting the Dallas Mavericks over the New York Knicks on Monday night. Nowitzki called it ”probably the ugliest game-winner I ever shot.” “Basically it hit the board, every part of the rim, hit Jerry West over there (the logo on the backboard), came back over and it was definitely an ugly, ugly...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks’ Raymond Felton arrested on weapons charges

New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton was arrested Tuesday and faces three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, according to a New York Police Department spokesman. Felton was charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a firearm, which are felonies, and fourth-degree possession of a firearm, which is a misdemeanor. Felton is expected to appear in criminal...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders want to re-sign Charles Woodson

According to Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin, the Oakland Raiders liked what they saw from Charles Woodson last season and would like to re-sign him this offseason. Woodson was signed to a one-year contract last offseason as a veteran presence for a young defense, and showed that he can still play at a high level. He was able to make plays like he has his entire career, and the Raiders...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer plans to be involved in Vikings’ offense

Minnesota Vikings new head coach Mike Zimmer plans to be involved in every aspect of the team. “I’m still growing that way,” Zimmer said on Friday, via Ben Goessling of ESPN.com. “Obviously I’m trying to get all the defensive things in place as far as playbook, terminology and all that and we keep working our way over that. I’m learning offense, the offensive system and...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers, Sam Shields contract talks progressing

According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN Green Bay, the Green Bay Packers and free agent cornerback Sam Shields has been intensifying talks over the weekend. The Packers have made it clear that they want to bring Shields back long-term, and that they view him as one of the cornerstone’s to their defense. There have been no reports as to what kind of contract Shields is looking for, but...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers extend Ron Washington through 2015 season

The Texas Rangers and manager Ron Washington agreed Monday to a one-year contract extension through 2015. “We feel as strongly as we ever have about Wash and we expect that to continue for a long time,” Daniels said at a late-afternoon press conference Monday. “He’s a big part of who we are and what we are all about and is everything you would want in a leader.” The 61...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta, Ravens making progress in contract talks

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Baltimore Ravens are making progress in contract talks with tight end Dennis Pitta, but a deal does not appear to be imminent at this time. The two sides have been discussing a potential new deal for the past week, but it appears that the Ravens are not all that excited about the money that Pitta wants. More than likely in the end the Ravens...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB officially enacts new rule on home plate collisions

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced Monday the new rule regarding collisions at home place has been officially passed. Instant replay will be available to review potential violations of Rule 7.13. OFFICIAL BASEBALL RULE 7.13Collisions at home plateA runner attempting to score may not deviate from his direct pathway to the plate in order...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets interested in Michael Vick

The New York Jets are a possible landing spot for former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is Vick’s former offensive coordinator with the Eagles.  The team believes Vick, who is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next month, could help starter Geno Smith. Based on conversations...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Milan Hejduk announces retirement after 14 seasons with Avalanche

Milan Hejduk announced his retirement Monday after after 14 NHL seasons with the Colorado Avalanche. “I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates,” said Hejduk.  “I realized my lifelong dream of not only playing in the NHL but winning a Stanley Cup.  My family and I are proud to call Denver home and are enjoying...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark: Dan Rooney doesn’t want players to listen to rap music

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark says team owner Dan Rooney wanted the N-word out of the team’s locker room, and even told Ike Taylor to not listen to rap music. “He told [Taylor], I don’t want you guys listening to that music. I don’t want you guys using that word,” Clark told ESPN’s Bob Ley during an “Outside The Lines” special report. “And his reason behind...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy: Morgan Burnett is not a bust

The Green Bay Packers expect more production from strong safety Morgan Burnett in 2014. Packers coach Mike McCarthy assessed Burnett’s play in 2013 during an interview with Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com at his hotel during a break from the NFL scouting combine. “You know, I don’t think it’s, ‘Oh my God, he’s a bust,’” McCarthy said. “It’s nothing like that. I think...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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