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Charles Woodson returning to Raiders for 2015 season

Charles Woodson wants to keep playing in the NFL for the 2015 season and the Raiders have obliged signing the veteran to a one-year deal. Woodson, 38, is one of the oldest players in the NFL. Selected as an alternate for the Pro Bowl, Woodson had a career high 112 tackles last season. The return of Woodson is hardly a surprise for a Raiders team that went 3-13 in 2014. While Woodson’s...
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Mike Florio adds more details to Patriots deflate-gate scandal

It has been an interesting day as far as deflate-gate is concerned. After FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reported that the NFL had interviewed a Patriots locker room attendant who allegedly took 24 footballs into a bath room after their inspection. Mike Florio added the following on Pro Football Talk: First, per a league source, the other “area on way to field” is a bathroom. The...
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Tom Brady says feelings were hurt by deflate gate accusations

Quarterback Tom Brady says his feelings were hurt by the NFL’s investigation into deflated football’s used by the Patriots during the AFC Championship game. “I personalized a lot of things and thought this was all about me and my feelings got hurt, and then I moved past it because it’s not serving me,” Brady said Monday morning while appearing on WEEI’s “Dennis &...
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Orioles sign Chris Parmelee and Dane De La Rosa

The Orioles have signed outfielder Chris Parmelee and pitcher Dane Le Rosa to minor league contracts. Parmelee, a former first round pick of the Twins, became a free agent this winter after hitting just .256/.307/.384 with seven homers and 28 RBI in 87 games in 2014. The 26-year-old has never met the expectations of his high draft selection and will struggle to find any at-bats...
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Patriots vs. Seahawks: Super Bowl XLIX odds, spread and tv info

The AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks will face off against one another this coming Sunday for the right to call themselves the champions of Super Bowl XLIX. A staunch Seahawks defense led by Richard Sherman and Cam Chancellor will attempt to put the brakes on the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. While the Patriots have dealt with allegations...
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Rob Chudzinski favorite for vacant 49ers offensive coordinator job

getty images Rob Chudzinski is expected to become the next offensive coordinator of the 49ers.’ Chudzinski’s contract as a special assistant with the Colts will expire on Monday which will allow him to seek other jobs across the NFL. After a one year stint as the head coach of the Browns, Chudzinski was jettison amidst yet another front office shake up. He landed with the Colts...
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Silje Norendal wins Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle

Silje Norendal won the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle event in the 2015 Winter X Games from Aspen, CO. Norendal’s third run was better than the second run of American Jamie Anderson. Photos: View photos of Norway’s Silje Norendal Below you can see the full results. X Games Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Results RANK NAME RUN 1 RUN 2 RUN 3 BEST 1 Silje Norendal 90.66 90.33...
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xxx wins Rolex 24 at Daytona, full results

The Chip Ganassi Racing team of Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray, Tony Kanaan won the 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. This event which began on Saturday and went for 24 hours saw a tight battle between the Prototype class No. 02 of Ganassi and the No. 10 of Wayne Taylor Racing as it approached the end of the event at 2:10 pm ET however...
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Alex Rodriguez looking thinner, Yankees reject apology offer

Getty Images Alex Rodriguez is looking “thinner and massless than in previous years” as he returns to baseball after a year long suspension. The Daily News also reports that Rodriguez also offered to meet face to face with the Yankees for his role in the Biogenesis scandal but the team declined his invitation. They will now deal with him when they report to Spring Training...
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Royal Rumble 2015 Full event card and all 30 entrants

The 2015 edition of the WWE Royal Rumble will take place on Sunday evening from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. Thus far the WWE has done its best to keep the names of all 30 entrants under wraps. Below Tireball Sports’ lists the full card as well as the known entrants into this years Rumble. Full Card for WWE Royal Rumble 30-Man Royal Rumble Match Roman Reigns,...
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The Rock could be at this year’s WWE Royal Rumble

Could The Rock be at this year’s WWE Royal Rumble? The 2015 Royal Rumble will air LIVE on Pay-Per-View from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA and just be chance some WWE fans happened to spot The Rock there on Saturday. Asked whether or not he would be at the Royal Rumble, The Rock gave nothing away simply saying “wait and see.” Fans say Rock was extremely friendly...
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Jay Cutler sends frantic texts after being left home with kids

Jay Cutler was left with his two children for a few days while wife Kristin Cavallari was in Los Angeles. The results were a mess. Cutler sent the following texts to his wife. Ah lets just say it, much like how he led the Bears offense this season. Cutler will be working under his third different head coach during the 2015 season.
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Nothing new on contract talks between Colts and Andrew Luck

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is entering the final year of his rookie contract and may end up becoming the NFL’s highest paid player this offseason but currently there is nothing to report in regards to an extension. In his third season as the Colts quarterback, Luck led the NFL with 40 touchdown passes and threw for a total of 4,761 yards. Side note on Luck, I'm convinced based...
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Papelbon trade talks between Phillies and Brewers halted

Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America Trade talks between the Phillies and the Brewers centering around closer Jonathan Papelbon have come to a stop reports Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. There are a lot of obstacles to overcome for both teams in any deal involving Papelbon. The biggest obstacle is his vesting option for the 2016 season which is...
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Taylor Swift shows off belly button in new bikini photo

Singer Taylor Swift is not a big fan of showing off her belly button but on Friday she broke her own rule by posting a bikini clad photo of herself and some friends to her instagram account. “As far as anyone knows based on my public appearances, they haven’t seen evidence of a belly button,” Swift said last year. “It could be pierced… If I’m going to get some sort of...
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Ravens have expressed interest in bringing Justin Forsett back

In the wake of a suspension to Ray Rice the Ravens turned to Justin Forsett in the backfield. Forsett rewarded the Ravens by putting up a Pro Bowl season rushing for 1,266 yards while averaging 5.4 yards per carry, best in the NFL. Now the Ravens face a decision on the 29-year-old who is set to become a free agent. Forsett would like to return to the Ravens and apparently the team...
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Packers FB John Kuhn to test free agency

Packers fullback John Kuhn intends to test his market as he enters free agency. Kuhn, 32, was selected to his second Pro Bowl this season but falls into the category of players who are more valuable to their current team than anyone else as he plays the dying position of fullback. Last season Kuhn played 249 snaps toting the ball 24 times for 85 yards and a touchdown while adding...
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Lane Kiffin staying at Alabama for 2015 season

Lane Kiffin will return to the University of Alabama as their offensive coordinator for the 2015 season. Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced on Saturday that Kiffin would return to his current position next season. Alabama sat a school record in 2014 for total offense while quarterback Blake Sims and wide receiver Amari Cooper each set school records for passing and receiving...
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Reunion between Browns and Brian Hoyer becoming more likely

For the first half of the season the Browns were led by journeyman Brian Hoyer and it appeared the team could have been headed to the playoffs. Then the wheels fell off and Johnny Manziel was given a chance to start. After an injury Hoyer returned to start the seasons final game playing poorly in the teams fifth straight loss to end the season. For much the season the talk was about...
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Vin Mazzaro signs with Marlins, Rockies re-sign Jair Jurrjens

The Marlins have added another arm to their organization signing right hander Vin Mazzaro to a minor league contract. Mazzaro will also receive an invitation to spring training. Mazzaro, 28, spent most of the 2014 season at Triple-A Indianapolis for the Pirates where he posted a 2.52 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 34/20 K/BB ratio over 50 innings. Mazzaro appeared in five games at the big league...
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Kris Richard expected to receive defensive coordinator job after Super Bowl

Seahawks defensive backs coach Kris Richard could be one of the names to claim a defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl. Richard has been the Seaawks defensive backs coach for a while now overseeing a unit that has the likes of Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Cam Chancellor. “He took kind of a ragtag bunch of DBs in 2011 and made them perennial All-Pros and Pro Bowlers...
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Rolex 24 at Daytona: Starting time, lineup and green flag info

The 53rd running of the Rolex 24 will kick off on Saturday afternoon and go for 24 hours until a winner is declared. Coverage of the Rolex 24 will get underway on Saturday afternoon on FOX at 2 pm ET. The green flag itself will wave at 2:10 pm ET. Below is the full television lineup for the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. 2:00 – 4:00 PM ET FOX 4:00 – 8:00 PM ET FOX...
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Marlins reach one-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki

The Marlins have signed outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year deal. Suzuki, 41, will have his deal officially announced after the two sides work out a few remaining details. The deal will pay him $2 million for the 2015 season. With Giancarlo Stanton in right field, Christian Yelich in left and Marcell Ozuna in center the Marlins will begin the season with Suzuki on the bench....
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Cubs legend Ernie Banks passes away at age 83

Known as Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks has been a fixture with the Chicago Cubs since signing with them back in 1953. Banks spent his entire 19 year major league career with the Cubs finishing with a .274 average and 512 home runs while winning two MVP awards and earning entry into baseball’s Hall of Fame. “Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago...
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Kobe Bryant to miss rest of NBA season

A torn rotator cuff will cost Lakers star Kobe Bryant to miss the rest of the NBA season. Bryant will have missed the end of the last three seasons s he he a Achilles injury in 2012-13 and a knee injury in 2013-14. Under contract for next season, Bryant should return to the Lakers. The Lakers will likely add someone on a 10-day deal while they allow Wayne Ellington to start in place...
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