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Jahvid Best believes he can still play football

It has been a year since Jahvid Best last played in the NFL. Yet, the running back believes he will be able to resume his career. Best has been out since Nov. 16 of 2011 after suffering a concussion. After being honored with the Ed Brock award Best spoke saying he is hopeful of returning to football. Best said “They told me I can’t say this season but they didn’t shut the door...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Ruiz suspended 25 games for taking Adderall

The Philadelphia Phillies will have to begin their 2013 campaign without All-Star Carlos Ruiz behind the plate. Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that it had suspended the catcher for 25 games for using the banned amphetamine Adderall. Ruiz released the following statement: “I am sincerely regretful for my mistake in taking a prohibited stimulant,” Ruiz said in a release...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss
TAKE THESE BROKEN WINGS

Eagles' Jackson done for season

DeSean Jackson is the latest casualty of an abysmal season in Philly after he suffered multiple broken ribs in the loss to Carolina and was placed on IR.

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November 27, 2012  |  1 Comment

Russell Martin seeks four year deal worth $9 million annually

Russell Martin wants a four-year deal worth $9-10 million annually reports ESPN New York. There is a plethora of teams interested in the catcher who played for the New York Yankees last season.  When the off season began including Boston, Texas, Pittsburgh, and Seattle all expressed some level of interest in Martin as did his most recent employer. Martin is joined by former Texas...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Ichiro deal to re-sign with Yankees not finalized… yet

While Ichiro Suzuki would like to remain in pinstripes and the New York Yankees would welcome the outfielder back, a deal has not been completed yet. Contrary to earlier reports, Ichiro and the Yankees have not agreed on a one-year deal worth $5 million. The news of a deal not being done yet comes from Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Ichrio was traded to the Yankees prior to the trade deadline...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss
BAD BREAK

Keppinger falls down stairs

Free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger fell down the steps at his home and broke his right fibula. Needless to say, that puts a dent on his free agency hopes. 

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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Snowball Derby field set for this weekend

The Snowball Derby will take place this weekend. Dubbed the ‘Daytona’ of short track racing the event takes palce at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The 45th Annual Snowball Derby is expected to be one of the best yet. Teams will arrive on Wednesday Nov. 28 and do a meet and greet with fans. On Thursday practice begins in the day while qualifying and some feature action...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds attempting to re-sign Broxton, move Chapman to rotation

If the Cincinnati Reds are able to re-sign Jonathan Broxton it would almost certainly signal the arrival of Aroldis Chapman in the teams rotation. Broxton began last season with the Kansas City Royals but was traded to the Reds at the trade deadline. Broxton may not be the pitcher he was a few years ago with the Dodgers but he still managed a 2.48 ERA and 27 saves between the Royals...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles point spread, line and preview

The Carolina Panthers play the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football from Lincoln Financial Field. The game will air on ESPN at 8:30 p.m. EST. Both teams enter the game as huge disappointments. The Eagles have not won a game since September 30th while the Panthers have done a better job of entertaining fans in post game press conferences. So what is the line for tonight...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets re-sign reliever Tim Byrdak to minor league deal

Whether or not Tim Byrdak pitches in 2013 is uncertain. Still, the left handed reliever has re-signed with the New York Mets on a minor league contract. Byrdak had surgery on both his left shoulder and right knee in September. The 39 year old Byrdak pitched in 56 games for the Mets last season. He finished the year with a 4.40 ERA and a 34/18 K/BB ratio over 30 2/3 innings. Byrdak...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett catches falling fan

New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett may have made his best play of Sunday when he caught a fan falling from the stands. The Giants were leaving the field after soundly defeating the Green Bay Packers when Bennett attempted to give his gloves to a kid. At that time a middle-aged man leaned over the kid and fell over the protective railing and onto Bennett. “I just did what...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray remains day to day for Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has not played since Week 6. According to head coach Jason Garrett, the running back is still working on being able to push off with his sprained left foot. Garrett and the Cowboys have not said that Murray suffered a set back. Still one has to wonder when there was initial belief that Murray would return in Week 8 and there has still been...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys lose Carter to IR while Scandrick may miss weeks

The Dallas Cowboys fell to 5-6 after a Thanksgiving Day disaster against the Washington Redskins. They also continued to pile up injured players. Bruce Carter has joined fellow Cowboys’ linebacker Sean Lee on the injured reserve list. Before suffering an elbow injury, Carter had 80 tackles in 11 games. Without Lee and Carter the Cowboys will have to play their remaining schedule...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins sign Jeff Clement to minor league contract

The Minnesota Twins signed Jeff Clement to a minor league contract. Clement used to be a top level catching prospect for the Seattle Mariners but never produced at the major league level. Clement spent last season at Triple-A with Pittsburgh. He finished his season there with a .276/.340/.486 line with 16 homers and 57 RBI. During 23 games at the big league level Clement hit just...
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November 26, 2012  |  1 Comment

Kahne to have sponsorship from Great Clips in three Cup events

Great Clips is a familiar sponsor of Kasey Kahne in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. In 2013 the company will be the sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet for  three Sprint Cup races. “It’s exciting to have Great Clips come on board the No. 5 for 2013,” Kahne said in a statement released by Hendrick Motorsports. “They’ve been with me for most of my career, supporting me as a driver...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger is “going to try” to return for game against Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers may be able to welcome back quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for their Week 13 game against the  Baltimore Ravens. When asked about his availability for next weeks game Roethlisberger said that he was “going to try” to return for it. For a Steeler team who lost to Cleveland, on Sunday to fall to 6-5, winning would strengthen its push to make the playoffs...
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November 26, 2012  |  2 Comments

Brandon Weeden suffers concussion in Browns win

Even when they win the Cleveland Browns can not escape bad news. Defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers for just the second time in eighteen games the Browns moved to 3-8 on the season. The bad news for the Browns is that quarterback Brandon Weeden suffered a concussion. Weeden was flung to the ground and hit his head on the knee of his own left tackle, Joe Thomas. After a walk to the...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Holmgren steps down as Browns president

Mike Holmgren’s time as the president of the Cleveland Browns has ended. After the Browns win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, Holmgren said his goodbyes in the teams locker room. Reports circulated weeks ago that Holmgren had his eyes set on the head coaching job in Dallas. During Holmgren’s time with the Browns there was a never ending carousel at the quarterback position. Holmgren...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Pettitte close to annoucing plans for 2013

Andy Pettitte has said that he did not want to hold up the New York Yankees off season plans. The 40-year-old has already began working out this winter. The Yankee will know whether or not Pettitte will pitch in 2013 soon. Last season Pettitte made 12 starts going 5-4 with a 2.87 ERA. He missed twelve weeks of the season after suffering a fractured left leg before returning in September...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks CBs Sherman and Browner test positive for PEDs

Seattle may find its playoff hopes impossible as both starting corner-backs recently tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner both face four-game suspensions for the violation. Sherman and Browner both intend to appeal the test. The exact substance for which the players tested positive for has not been identified. The loss of Sherman and...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves have edge for B.J. Upton, Phillies and mystery team interested

With a need for two outfielders the Atlanta Braves have been making a strong push to sign B.J. Upton. Upton has spent 8 years at the major league level, all with Tampa Bay. The Philadelphia Phillies and a mystery team are said to be aggressively trying to sign the 28 year old. The Washington Nationals. San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers all previously had interest in signing...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Chad Henne leads Jaguars to win over Titans

Jacksonville has snapped a seven game losing streak. A week after losing Blaine Gabbert to injury the Jaguars entered Sunday’s game against Tennessee with Chad Henne as their quarterback. Henne proved he had some of the traits needed to win in the NFL. The free agent acquisition last off-season was 17 of 26 for 261 yards and 2 touchdowns. Cecil Shorts caught 4 of those passes as...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

T.Y. Hilton powers Colts defeat of Bills

The Indianapolis Colts are now 7-4 after defeating the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Defensively the Colts kept the Bills grounded frustrating quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for much of the game. Much of the Colts offense was provided by T.Y. Hilton. Hiton ran back a punt for a 75-yard touchdown to score the games first points in the first quarter. The Bills and Colts then traded field...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Photo: Colts cheerleaders have heads shaved during third quarter of game

After agreeing to shave her head if the Indianapolis Colts raised $10,000 for leukemia research cheerleader Megan M had her head shaved on Sunday. Colt fans raised over $22,000 after the challenge was issued by the teams mascot and then accepted by Megan. The Colts have been raising money for leukemia research after head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with the disease. Cheerleader...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Devin Hester leaves game with concussion

The Chicago Bears will be without wide receiver Devin Hester for the remainder of their game against the Minnesota Vikings. Hester was checked out in the locker room and deemed to have suffered a concussion. Losing Hester will further put a strain on an already thin crop of receivers for the Bears. Alshon Jeffery was out for the game and Dane Sanzenbacher is  inactive. Hester was...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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