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Le’Veon Bell: Steelers offense is ‘a little off’ without me

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell  is currently appealing his three-game suspension stemming from an August arrest for driving under the influence of and possessing marijuana. Bell told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that when he’s not in the backfield, the Steelers offense is “a little off.” “I want to play as many games as possible and be out there with my teammates...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Uneven UFC cards continue to lead promotion down dangerous path

Allowing a new generation of would-be athletes to aim for something other than traditional team sports without having to pick up a racket or a golf club, mixed martial arts, and more specifically MMA within the UFC, has become one of the world’s most popular sports in just 20 years for both athletes and spectators alike. But more recently, into two separate, and rarely equal worlds...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock leaves Red Wings to coach Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan announced Wednesday that Mike Babcock has been named the 30th head coach in the club’s history. Babcock, 52, joins the Leafs after serving as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings for the past 10 seasons. Under his leadership in Detroit, Babcock posted a 458-223-105 regular season record.  While coaching Red...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders owner: ‘I’m trying all I can do to keep this team in Oakland’

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis was confronted on Tuesday in San Francisco just outside the Spring League Meeting by a group of fans who do not want to see their team move to Los Angeles. “I don’t know what to do, I really don’t know,” Davis told the group, via The Associated Press. “We’re trying. I’m not trying to divide any fan base. Every time I talk to anybody...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks win in third OT, even series with Ducks

The Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks needed three overtimes Tuesday night to decide Game 2. Fortunately for the Blackhawks, Marcus Kruger was standing inches from the Anaheim Ducks goal line, and at 16:12 of the third overtime he ended Game 2 of the Western Conference Final at Honda Center. Kruger’s goal gave Chicago a 3-2 victory, ended the longest game in Blackhawks history...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings will not trade star big man DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins came through with a monster season for the Sacramento Kings this season, and finally showed the star potential that they have been waiting to see. He has had quite a few attitude issues throughout the first few seasons of his career, but is finally beginning to reach his full potential. Due to all of the issues that he has had already, there have already been quite...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Carr misses Raiders OTAs

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsOakland Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr did not participate in Tuesday’s OTA practice for an undisclosed reason. Head coach Jack Del Rio would not discuss Carr’s injury as he is not obligated to disclose injuries at this time. Carr was on the practice field, but he did not wear a helmet or cleats for the session. “Time missed in May is better...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers win No. 2 pick in 2015 NBA Draft

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY SportsThe Los Angeles Lakers hold the rights to the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. After finishing with the fourth-worst record in the NBA in 2014-15, the Lakers had only an 11.9 percent chance that they would get the second pick. But team representative Byron Scott was more than happy to see his get their highest pick since James Worthy went...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL moves PAT to 15-yard line for 2015 season

The NFL announced the extra point will now be kicked from the 15-yard line with two-point conversions remaining at the 2-yard line. The new rule also gives the defense the ability to score two points on returns. NFL owners voted 30-2 to approve the rule change on Tuesday. The owners considered three proposals but ultimately approved a rule change endorsed by the competition committee...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves win No. 1 pick in 2015 NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves landed the first pick in the 2015 NBA draft following the league’s annual lottery. Minnesota had an NBA-high 25 percent chance of landing the top pick, based on its last-place finish in the league-wide standings. This is the Timberwolves first time ever winning the No. 1 overall pick. “This is a great day for our franchise and our fans. We’re excited...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers strongly considering drafting PG Jerian Grant?

The Indiana Pacers are officially locked into the 11th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and are going to have quite a few good players available to pick from. One of those players is Notre Dame point guard Jerian Grant, who was able to impress Pacers’ scouts at a pre-draft workout and was very confident following the workout. According to Grant, he felt that he dominated the...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

E.J. Manuel’s roster spot is secure with Bills

Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY SportsE.J. Manuel is one of the more intriguing names to keep an eye on at the quarterback position in the NFL with the season continuing to draw closer. He is expected to be in a heated competition with Matt Cassel for the Buffalo Bills’ starting quarterback job, but there have been quite a few rumors that his roster spot isn’t safe moving forward. According...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell, Robert Kraft ‘spoke and even hugged’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was upset with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as a result of the penalties given to his team and quarterback Tom Brady for DeflateGate.  But according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Kraft and Goodell have spoken and even hugged. Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft already have met, spoke and even hugged, per an industry source who...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for May 19

FanDuel NBA Tuesday and Wednesday with Game 1 of the East and West Finals. The entry fee for the $250k NBA MEGA Layup is $5 with $15,000 going to first. NBA Layup Tuesday-Wednesday NBA schedule: Game 1 – Tuesday, May 19 Houston at Golden State, 9:00 pm (ESPN) Game 1 – Wednesday, May 20 Cleveland at Golden State, 8:30 pm (TNT) FanDuel NBA lineup for May 19-20...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Separating the pretenders and contenders in the MLB

The MLB season is about a month and a half in at this point, which means we are also at the point where we see what kind of seasons teams are going to have. It is at this point when we can start separating the contenders and pretenders in the National League and American League, so let’s get started, shall we? NL Contenders: St. Louis Cardinals – This should come as a surprise...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, NFL trying to resolve issues over Deflategate penalties

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY SportsThe NFL and the New England Patriots are engaged in “back-channel conversations” to see if the two sides can resolve their differences following the league’s Deflategate punishment, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The NFL and Patriots are hoping to resolve their differences without an appeal or possible litigation.  New England has until before...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks DT Jesse Williams to undergo kidney surgery

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jesse Williams will undergo kidney surgery following a diagnosis of papillary type 2 cancer. “Although disappointing, I am a fighter and will handle this,” said Williams. “I am going to focus on my health and fighting this battle with a return to football as my ultimate goal. Thank you for your thoughts and support. Go Hawks!” Williams...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA announces 2014-2015 All-Rookie teams

The NBA announced its all-rookie teams for the 2014-2015 season Monday. 130 writers and broadcasters made up the panel who elected the teams. Rookie of the year and Minnesota Timberwolves forward, Andrew Wiggins, was the only unanimous selection for the first team. Joining Wiggins on the first team is Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel, Orland...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphin sign Ryan Tannehill to 6-year, $96 million extension

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsThe Miami Dolphins announced Monday that they have signed quarterback Ryan Tannehill to an extension that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal is worth $96 million, including $45 million in guaranteed money, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “We are thrilled that we were able to sign Ryan to an extension,” said Dolphins...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers’ Justin Smith announces retirement from NFL

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY SportsThe San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that DT Justin Smith will retire from the National Football League. “Tough. Physical. Durable. Hard-working. Dedicated. Selfless. Justin embodies each of those qualities and brought even more with him to work each and every day,” said 49ers CEO Jed York. “Whether it was chasing down a wide receiver and...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill: Time for Bengals to win in the postseason

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill says the Bengals can no longer be content with simply making it to the postseason. “It’s been four years in a row, and if it doesn’t happen this year, then it’s probably never going to happen,” Hill said, per ESPN.com. “That’s the mentality and the sense of urgency that we bring in every day. Something has to change...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow, the NFL’s first two-point specialist?

The Denver PostIf the Philadelphia Eagles get their way and the NFL changes the two-point conversion rules, Tim Tebow could be used as the first two-point specialist. The Eagles have proposed moving the ball from the 2-yard line to the 1 on two-point conversions.  The Eagles also want defenses to be allowed to score points on the play, such as in the case of an interception or...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Paul pushing DeAndre Jordan to leave Clippers?

Jerome Miron / USA TODAY SportsLos Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is set to become a free agent this offseason and will draw plenty of interest from a number of suitors. According to Bill Reiter of Fox Sports 1, the relationship between Jordan and Chris Paul could lead to the 26-year-old center leaving Los Angeles. Sources: DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul have had falling...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge undergoes surgery on left thumb

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsPortland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge underwent successful surgery on his thumb Monday, the team announced. Aldridge need to have the radial collateral ligament of his left thumb repaired.  Dr. Thomas J. Graham performed the procedure at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Aldridge is expected to be able to return basketball activity...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB power rankings after Week 6

Week 6 of Major League Baseball action is in the books. The week ended with Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond being shown the door and three teams with a five-game winning streak in the Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox. Here are the power rankings almost a quarter way through the season. 30. Milwaukee Brewers (13-25) The Brewers don’t have the worst...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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