Kliff Kingsbury, Big 12 coaches read 'Mean Tweets'

Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys read "mean tweets" about their team last month. Now, some of the coaches in the Big 12 are seeing what's being said about them on Twitter.  Most in the social media world critiqued a few of their styles, especially West Virginia's Dana Holgersen.  And of course Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury was a hot topic.  New Texas coach...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Stafford appears in two new DISH network commercials

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is appearing in two new commercials for DISH network while taking shots at rival DirecTV. One is titled "Day Job" and has Stafford playing a surgeon with his fiance, Kelly Hall, as a nurse, who reminds him that his telescope is on hanging around his neck when he motions for it: The other one includes animated...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

'Inside the Lightning: Off-Season Special' premieres July 30

TAMPA, Fla. -- It may be summer time here in Florida, but that doesn't mean Tampa Bay's National Hockey League franchise hasn't been busy gearing up for the new season. Join us on Wednesday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m., as Sun Sports, the regional television home of the Tampa Bay Lightning, proudly presents  the newest edition of "Inside the Lightning." Titled "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

On this week's Tribe Report...

Here is what's ahead on this edition of Tribe Report: - Inside Carlos Santana's power surge - We take you to Indians Youth Camp with Matt Kata - Meet Clippers outfielder Carlos Moncrief - Lake County Captains' homage to "Major League" - And a special guest appearance by "Jobu" himself? Check out Tribe Report Tuesday night at 11 following Training Camp Daily.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
54 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers: Packers, NFL better with Jermichael Finley playing

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Throughout the entire NFL offseason, Jermichael Finley still had his own spot in the Green Bay Packers locker room. Despite his free agent status and uncertain recovery from neck surgery, Finley's nameplate remained even as others' (such as Johnny Jolly's) were removed. When training camp began, though, "Finley" had been replaced with a generic...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign forward Jimmy Hayes

The Florida Panthers have signed forward Jimmy Hayes to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Jimmy," Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said in a release. "We look forward to his continued contributions to our team both on and off the ice." Hayes, 24, was acquired by the Panthers along with defensemean...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Price: 'The tide will turn'

As the offensively challenged Cincinnati Reds continue to slide, they're trying to remain positive amid the frustration. The Reds look to bounce back from another dismal performance at the plate and keep the Arizona Diamondbacks from securing their first road series win in a month Tuesday night. Cincinnati (52-53) recorded six hits and struck out a season-high 18 times over 15...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Remember Rams C Barrett Jones? He's bigger, stronger and ready to compete

ST. LOUIS -- It was a long year for Rams center Barrett Jones, but one he realized he would have to endure before being able to show the team's coaches what he can do. Jones was accustomed to playing and winning while at the University of Alabama, where he was on three national championship teams. But he suffered a Lisfranc injury to his foot in the Crimson Tide's SEC Championship...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Rudolph rewarded, now ready for big season under Turner

MANKATO, Minn. -- From his considerable film work to returning from a broken foot and losing 15 pounds, Kyle Rudolph dedicated himself this offseason to getting ready for Norv Turner's tutelage. Rudolph, 24, saw the potential with Turner coming in as the Vikings' new offensive coordinator. Minnesota saw the potential in its big tight end, too. The two sides hope the offseason...
Via Fox Sports North
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Magic rookie Aaron Gordon puts on impressive dunking display

Forward Aaron Gordon, the first of the Orlando Magic's two first-round draft picks last month, put on display of dunking recently at the team's Amway Center practice court. Gordon's athleticism was a huge reason why the Magic took him with the fourth overall selection after he spent just one year in college at Arizona. Training camp for the Magic is two months away. You...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Chopcast: Returning from Braves-centric weekend in Cooperstown

Main Street in Cooperstown, N.Y., is primarily composed of shops dealing baseball memorabilia and clothing, restaurants playing on baseball-themed menus and decor and, of course, the inconspicuous National Baseball Hall of Fame. But on a weekend where six new members were being inducted into the town's landmark establishment, there are pop-up tents and tables offering food, advertising...
Via Fox Sports South
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braves fan catches foul, shares sweet moment with son

Baseball seems to be a great backdrop for father-son bonding sometimes, and Monday’s Braves-Padres game was just another example of that. One father managed to snag a foul ball during Atlanta’s 2-0 afternoon matinee win, creating this awesomely adorable moment with his young son. Sure, dad didn’t exactly have to battle a bunch of fans in his section to get his paws on that...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Iwakuma slow down Santana?

Carlos Santana is locked in at the plate after a slow start to the season, putting together a historic showing in the Cleveland Indians' last series. The Seattle Mariners could struggle to keep up with Santana given their recent offensive ineptitude. Santana looks to continue his sizzling stretch as Cleveland hosts Seattle in Tuesday night's series opener. Sunday's 10...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thomas compares a current Browns QB to Tom Brady?

TweetThere’s a ton of hype surrounding the Cleveland sports scene. For one, the Cavaliers landed that James guy in free agency. Likewise, the Browns drafted high-profile Johnny Manziel to battle with Brian Hoyer for the starting QB role. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, speaking to the media after practice Monday, claims one of the Browns QBs has a lot of the same characteristics...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jimbo Fisher: Baseball has made Winston 'a better football player'

How does Jimbo Fisher feel about Jameis Winston playing both baseball and football at Florida State? Apparently, the Seminoles head football coach is completely fine with it.Fisher made an appearance on ESPN's First Take on Monday and proceeded to give his thoughts on the Heisman winner being a two-sport athlete in college. The following is what Fisher had to say:“Baseball...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish blames batter's folks for 'creating a great hitter'

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish jokingly blamed the parents of New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for "creating a great hitter" after Gardner hit two solo home runs against him during Monday night's game at Globe Life Park.Reporters asked Darvish about the expression he made on the mound after the second home run he gave...
Via Holdout Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Makes Blount Statement During Backs On Backers

The Pittsburgh Steelers were to ever charge money to see the first backs on backers drill during training camp live on the internet, they would make a fortune. The annual first titanic clashing of bodies is the official signal of the start of the Steelers season and fans can’t get enough written reports about what […] Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Makes Blount Statement During...
Via Steelers Depot
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs guard Waiters reiterates he wants to start

Dion Waiters is entering his third NBA season, and he has been regularly effective off the bench. But Waiters is making it clear that he strongly prefers to play another role. "I want to start and I believe that I should at the two," Waiters said in an interview with NBA writer Chris Haynes on Monday. Waiters was speaking after taking part in the first day of...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL's attempt to explain Rice suspension less than convincing

The National Football League has some of the highest-paid public relations personnel in the United States. This is one of the primary reasons that it has been able to skirt some major issues in the past as it relates to how the public perceives the league.  Unfortunately for the league, the two-game suspension Ray Rice received for assaulting his now wife Janay Palmer earlier this...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles QB Mark Sanchez Stick His Foot in His Mouth Already?

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez has been good for one thing throughout his career. Bloggers and media personalities could always count on him to do or say something foolish on or off the field. Part of that could be because the New York media is relentless and ruthless in its coverage, and part Mark being Mark.Even though he is now in Philly it was just a matter of...
Via FatManWriting
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the most likely MLB trade deadline moves

The MLB rumor mill is buzzing with speculation—a clear indication that the trade deadline (July 31, 4 p.m. ET) is just around the corner. As is the case with every season, there are the proverbial buyers and sellers. Some clubs are looking to add key pieces for a pennant run, and others are placing more emphasis on next year and beyond. Let's take a look at the hottest...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Melky Cabrera breaks windshield with home run

The Toronto Blue Jays responded to the 14-1 shellacking they received at the hands of the Boston Red Sox last Monday by flipping the score and offering up a whipping of their own. Leading the charge was Melky Cabrera who, not only hit home runs from each side of the plate, but, also, sent one fan home with an insurance claim. In the sixth inning, the outfielder cleared Fenway Park’s...
Via Hall of Very Good
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki reportedly likes idea of replacing Derek Jeter

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB trade deadline approaches, the buzz around Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is growing day by day. Tuluwitzki attended a Yankees game a few days ago, apparently he didn’t visit the Yankees stadium as a fan. Jon Heyman of reported: Friends of Tulowitzki say that while he hasn’t necessarily presented a list of pre...
Via The Sideline
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Not much more to say as Reds lose 2-1 in 15 innings

CINCINNATI -- Maybe Great American Ball Park isn't so small after all? The Reds played an extra six innings Monday night but for the 10th straight game, including fourth in a row at home, they failed to score more than three runs. Three runs at least would have been enough offense to get them a win as they lost for the ninth time in 10 games, 2-1 in 15 innings to Arizona. It...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Looking to Add Former Running Back Johnathan Franklin to Staff?

Johnathan Franklin was a heck of a running back during his playing days at UCLA. When the Green Bay Packers drafted him fans likely imagined he and Eddie Lacy would become the premier one-two combo in the league. That is, until a neck injury forced Franklin to call it a career after one season.However, that does not mean he is done with the organization by any means.@RobDemovskyHead...
Via FatManWriting
11 hours ago  |  Discuss
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Most pathetic NFL teams of modern era

NFL players already out for the season

Worst players to get HoF votes since 2004

Gallery: The best of Anastasia Ashley

College football's celebrity fans

Career moment of each HoF inductee

One question for every NFL team heading into camp

10 best play calls from the 2013 college football season

Most controversial NFL suspensions

Best, worst in-season trades for each team

Gallery: Instagrams of the week

Most underpaid players in the NFL

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.