JPP shocked by Thursday morning call that he’d been traded

If you were shocked by the news that the Giants had traded defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to the Buccaneers, you weren’t alone. Pierre-Paul was stunned by the news. “I got the call and I was like, ‘What?’” Pierre-Paul said Friday during his first press conference as a Buccaneers, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay [more]
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Cowboys expected to sign Cameron Fleming

Cameron Fleming is set to leave New England for Dallas. Fleming, an offensive tackle who has played his entire four-year career with the Patriots, is expected to sign with the Cowboys, according to Field Yates of ESPN. A 2014 fourth-round pick of the Patriots, Fleming started six games for the Patriots last year in the [more]
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Xabi Alonso: Liverpool tough match for any club this season

LIVERPOOL, England -- Xabi Alonso has told ESPN FC that he considers
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Johnny Manziel is fed up with the Colin Kaepernick comparisons

Free agent quarterback Johnny Manziel worked out in front of a dozen NFL teams earlier this week in San Diego. Given that Manziel has been out of the league since 2016 and is still suspended by the NFL, this created quite the stir.It also led some to wonder how Manziel with his off-field history could have an opportunity like this when fellow free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick...
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Atlanta Braves Ozzie Albies hits a moonshot over the right field wall

Braves Albies crushes ball over RF wall Atlanta Braves second baseman, Ozzie Albies, absolutely destroys a baseball on Saturday afternoon.  It was his third home run of the 2018 Spring Training, trying him with catcher Rob Brantley for second on the Braves behind some prospect named Ronald Acuna…who has four. The 21-year-old hit the bomb against […] Atlanta Braves Ozzie Albies hits...
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Cowboys rework TE Jason Witten's contract, create $10M in cap space this week

TE Jason Witten and C Travis Fredrick reworked their contracts this week, freeing $3 million and $7 million in cap space, respectively.
Via Sporting News
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Sports world thrives on selling public its ridiculous lies as truth

“Is this a game of chance?” the dealer, W.C. Fields, is asked by a rube sitting down at a poker table. “Not the way I play it, no,” he answers. As the gambling industry and its lobbyists continue to successfully romance sports commissioners and politicians, a business that claims to be predicated on the public...
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Free Agency Power Rankings show the Steelers didn’t fare as bad as many think

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hardly active in NFL Free Agency, but they also know what they are doing. So many fans don’t give Kevin Colbert and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ front office credit when it comes to their activity in free agency. No, they aren’t big spenders, but they are continually successful with their approach. It is rather simple, when you think about it: Sit out...
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Lakers looking to ditch losing streak in Memphis

The Lakers will try and snap their losing streak against a tanking Grizzlies squad. Coming off of arguably the most impressive tanking performance in modern history, the Memphis Grizzlies will host the Los Angeles Lakers for the fourth and final time this season. Two of the Grizzlies’ 19 wins this season came against the Lakers. We’ll get into tonight’s game shortly, but first...
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These Go to 11: With More Pitches Than Fingers, Darvish Could Make Worst His Best

You know how catchers paint their fingernails so their signs are more visible and how they run out to the mound to clear up any mixed signals? Yeah, that’s when the pitcher in question can throw three or four pitches. Maybe five. Yu Darvish has more than twice that, according to Chris Gimenez. “Six of … The post These Go to 11: With More Pitches Than Fingers, Darvish Could Make Worst...
Via Cubs Insider
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The New Orleans Pelicans have a tough challenge tonight without Rondo

Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans will look to get even with the Houston Rockets are losing to them one week ago. However, the challenge against the Rockets may be tougher tonight. Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans will face the Houston Rockets on NBA TV. They’ll be in H-Town looking to get even after Houston escaped […] The New Orleans Pelicans have a tough challenge tonight without...
Via Pelican Debrief
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NASCAR Truck: rain, snow postpones Martinsville Speedway race until Sunday

The Alpha Energy Solutions 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway was red flagged after the completion of 23 of the 250-lap scheduled distance because of a mix of rain and snow Saturday. The race is expected to resume after the running of the STP 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the track Sunday. The Cup race is scheduled to take the...
Via Auto Racing Daily
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From The Wizards Locker Room: 'Get On The Court With A Different Mentality'

The Washington Wizards fell to the Denver Nuggets on Friday night at Capital One Arena. After a slow start, the team came out of halftime and mounted a comeback just after Phil Chenier’s No. 45 was retired and unveiled in the rafters. It just was not enough as the Nuggets escaped D.C. with a 108-100 win to keep their playoff hopes alive. You can check out the game recap here. Read...
Via Hoop District
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Syracuse football QB Rex Culpepper posts that he has cancer but is expected to return after treatment

Tough news out of Western New York and it has nothing to do with basketball. Syracuse quarterback Rex Culpepper posted on Instagram Friday that cancer has spread to his abdomen following surgery but it is treatable and he is expected to return to the field after undergoing chemotherapy. Culpepper did see action last season and completed 45
Via College Football Talk
25 minutes ago

Chris Sale struck by line drive, leaves spring training start with hip contusion

Chris Sale's opening day start for the Red Sox might be in jeopardy.
Via Sporting News
25 minutes ago

Chance Sisco on making the club - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles' spring tradition of leading a player in one roster direction before throwing him a curve and breaking good news resumed yesterday with catcher Chance Sisco. Sisco found out that he made the club as the backup to starter Caleb Joseph, but only after wondering what ... Read More
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Bregman talks goals, excitement for '18 in Q&A

Astros third baseman Alex Bregman is one of the game's brightest up-and-coming stars. In his first full season in the big leagues in 2017, he hit .284 with 19 homers and 71 RBIs, and he was a core player on Houston's first World Series championship team. He took some time on Saturday to discuss the upcoming season and his expectations for 2018 with
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Johnny Manziel defends Colin Kaepernick, dismisses comparisons

Many people are not happy that Johnny Manziel is getting another shot at the NFL while Colin Kaepernick can’t get a look, and Manziel has heard those comparisons.Manziel disavowed comparisons to Kaepernick on Twitter Saturday while praising the quarterback for his activism. Manziel is getting some interest, while Kaepernick — who has accomplished far more in the NFL on the field...
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Alabama and Notre Dame reportedly discussing football series

The two most iconic college football programs in history don’t really have much of a history with one another. Outside of the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, Alabama and Notre Dame have not played since 1987 and have met just six times.That could very well change here soon.According to a report from the Tuscaloosa News, the two sides are hashing out details for a home-and-home...
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South Africa win Four Nations trophy in Zambia

South Africa lifted the Four Nations trophy on Saturday with a 2-0 victory over hosts Zambia in the final played in Ndola. Goals from Percy Tau and Lebo Mothiba sealed the win for Bafana, to bring some relief to coach Stuart Baxter. Earlier, Angola defeated Zimbabwe on penalties to claim the bronze medal after those teams had played to a 2-2 draw. After Keagan Dolly had a penalty...
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San Antonio Spurs: Amidst rumors, this might be the NBA’s hottest team

Despite rumors surrounding Kawhi Leonard, the San Antonio Spurs might be the NBA’s hottest team. “Turmoil,” “dissension,” and “problems” are often words associated with the San Antonio Spurs, at least over the past two months. It’s due to Kawhi Leonard’s rumored relationship with the organization, which seems to vary by the week. The ESPN latest […] San Antonio Spurs: Amidst rumors...
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Red Sox trade infielder Marrero to D-backs

The Boston Red Sox today traded infielder Deven Marrero to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
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D-backs acquire INF Marrero from Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox today traded infielder Deven Marrero to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
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Phillies Release Reliever Rodriguez and Utility Player Rosales

The Phillies bullpen picture got a little clearer on Saturday afternoon.  The Phillies announced that they have released pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and infielder Adam Rosales.  Rodriguez and Rosales were in camp on minor league deals.  After Rodriguez allowed three hits and one earned run against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, the writing seemed to be on the wall.  Rodriguez...
Via Flyerdelphia
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Olivia Jack Posts 1:00.5 to Win Tight 100 Breast at Ithaca Sectionals

By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam 2018 EZ NORTH SPEEDO SHORT COURSE SECTIONALS (ITHACA) Thursday-Sunday, March 22-25th Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Short Course Yards (SCY) Psych Sheet Live Results Bridget Semenuk (16) took the women’s 200 free in a lifetime best 1:47.05, Outpacing runner-up Natalie Mannion (14), who went 1:49.28. Semenuk was out pretty fast, flipping at the 100 in...
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