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  • Buccaneers Sign Former Bears CB Jennings To 1-Year Deal

    Pewter Report "During last spring’s free agency period the Buccaneers brought a number of players – defensive tackle Henry Melton, safety Chris Conte, cornerback Sterling Moore, linebacker Bruce Carter and others – with experience in head coach Lovie Smith’s defensive scheme. That pattern continued on Thursday..." September 03

  • Ike Taylor: 'Took four years' for a judge to see Goodell too powerful

    CBS Sports "It's kind of ironic the Patriots are playing the Steelers -- perhaps the most vocal team in the NFL when it comes to Roger Goodell's role in punishing players -- in the preseason opener that will feature a recently-freed Tom Brady. Former Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor, appearing on the Jim..." September 03

  • The arrogance of Roger Goodell

    Yahoo! Sports "Deflate-gate was a case born of ignorance and lost through arrogance. There was so much arrogance that Roger Goodell was sitting there in April ‐ after New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft conceded defeat, two draft picks, a million bucks and incalculable prestige – and the commissioner..." September 03

  • 13h
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jason Pierre Paul plans to return to Giants next week, per @DanGrazianoESPN. Giants will examine hand and determine when he can play.

  • High school coach who never punts: I'd win a Super Bowl with the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys haven't won a Super Bowl since 1995, a 20-year drought that could've been avoided if Jerry Jones had just hired Kevin Kelley. Now, if you're wondering who Kevin Kelley is, he's the high school football coach in Arkansas who never lets his team punt the ball and Kelley says..." September 03

  • 9h
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Former #Angels GM Jerry Dipoto a candidate for #Mariners’ GM opening. Team plans to interview him.

  • Bryce Harper is the National League MVP, playoffs or not

    Sporting News "The case for Bryce Harper to be the National League MVP is as clear as his name at the top of so many leaderboards. The Nationals’ 22-year-old superstar is tops in the National League in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS, OPS+, runs created, isolated power, wOBA,..." September 03

  • Giants GM says pitcher Lincecum done for the season

    San Francisco Chronicle "There were other years when it seemed as though Tim Linccum had thrown his final pitch as a San Francisco Giant. Now, it seems more real. General manager Bobby Evans said on KNBR on Thursday morning that Lincecum is done for the season and likely will undergo hip surgery, which almost certainly..." September 03

  • 10h
    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    Bochy on TL's future: "My door will always be open for Tim Lincecum." Said it will be baseball decision whether to bring him back. #sfgiants

  • 11h
    Alanna Rizzo @alannarizzo

    The world rejoices: Seager is in the line-up.

  • 9h
    Keef Morris @Keefmorris

    My future will not be in Phoenix.... #thatisall #backtothegrind #FOE

  • Suns unlikely to accommodate Markieff Morris trade request

    CBS Sports "The Markieff Morris situation keeps hanging over Phoenix like a hoodie that's too tight in the neck and too long on the sleeves. After his brother Marcus Morris was traded and went on tirades about the suns organization, Morris told a Philadelphia reporter that he would not be in Phoenix when the..." September 03

  • Jazz guard Dante Exum undergoes successful ACL repair surgery

    CBS Sports "While playing for the Australian National Team in early August, Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum tore his ACL. The non-contact injury happened in an exhibition against Slovenia and immediately it was assumed Exum's 2015-16 season would likely be full of rehab and probably not any real game action. A..." September 03

  • 16h
    Scott Souza @scott_souza

    Former #Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he recently played golf with Ray Allen, claims he did not try to talk him into a comeback (this time).

  • HEAT Signs Greg Whittington "The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Greg Whittington. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whittington appeared in nine total games (six starts) with the HEAT during Summer League play in both Orlando and Las Vegas this summer and averaged 9.1 points,..." September 03

  • Jonathan Toews stresses staying together as a team while speaking on Patrick Kane situation

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jonathan Toews indirectly addressed the ongoing Patrick Kane situation on a Winnipeg radio station on Thursday, saying, “You stay together as a team.” Toews was asked how, as captain, he deals with off-ice concerns such as the police investigation involving Kane and a woman in Hamburg, N.Y.,..." September 03

  • Kings' Slava Voynov goes from jail to immigration custody in domestic violence case

    Los Angeles Times "Slva Voynov was taken into custody Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, throwing the NHL future of the young Kings defenseman into question. Voynov had been jailed at the Seal Beach Police Detention Center since July 7 following his no contest plea to a misdemeanor domestic..." September 03

  • Nicklas Backstrom ‘not in a rush’ to return from hip surgery

    Washington Post "Center Nicklas Backstrom was just another early returnee to the practice rink Thursday morning, one more member of the Washington Capitals tuning up during informal workouts with the preseason two weeks away. There was no contact during the drills and four-on-four scrimmage, nor will there be..." September 03

  • Scrivens not upset about Oilers bringing in Talbot

    Sportsnet "The easiest conclusion last season after a woeful season in Edmonton was to blame Ben Scrivens. He was the last line of defence more often than not, and the one left fishing the biscuit out of the Oilers’ net so often that he ended up with a save percentage of .890. Yecch. Scrivens had 53..." September 03

  • Flames coach Bob Hartley: Sam Bennett ‘a pain to coach’

    Sportsnet "Bob Hartley has a plan, and it involves a very shiny trophy. The Calgary Flames coach — and recipient of the 2015 Jack Adams Award — is ready to prove to the hockey world that last season’s Cinderella-like playoff run was no fluke. He’s also ready to lead his team to the Stanley Cup. “We..." September 03

  • Cardale Jones released from hospital after headache scare, 'doing fine'

    ESPN "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones is "doing fine" after he was released from the hospital Wednesday night after being treated for symptoms related to a migraine headache. "I was just with him," coach Urban Meyer said on his weekly radio show on WBNS 97.1 The Fan. "He had a migraine, and he..." September 03

  • Statement from Rutgers AD Julie Hermann on player arrests

    Newark Star-Ledger "The five current Rutgers football players charged Thursday with assaulting a group of individuals, including one student whose jaw was broken during the unprovoked attack, have been suspended, athletics director Julie Hermann said in a statement. "The students involved are currently suspended..." September 03

  • 5 Rutgers Football Players Arrested For Assaulting a Bunch of People

    Newark Star-Ledger "Five current Rutgers football players, including the cornerback in the center of a university-led investigation into coach Kyle Flood, were charged Thursday with assaulting a group of individuals, including one student whose jaw was broken during the unprovoked attack, Middlesex County Prosecutor..." September 03

  • Kyle Flood says he is coaching Rutgers on Saturday

    College Football Talk "It was a bit of a bizarre scene at Rutgers football practice Thursday morning. Police showed up, as did athletics director Julie Herman. Given the recent headlines involving head football coach Kyle Flood, you could be forgiven for expecting something bad to go down. That was not the case,..." September 03

  • Report: Cardale Jones taken to hospital with migraine, expected to be fine

    The Score "Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was reportedly hospitalized Wednesday night with a severe migraine. Two of Jones' siblings posted cryptic messages on Facebook, saying last year's Big Ten championship game MVP has been rushed to an area hospital In one Facebook post, brother Devonte..." September 03

  • UNC picks up commitment from 2016 prospect Tony Bradley Jr.

    Sporting News - NCAAB "North Carolina's men's basketball team received its first commitment from the Class of 2016 on Wednesday. Tony Bradley Jr., a 6-10, 235-pound power forward from Bartow, Fla., announced on Twitter that he will join the Tar Heels next season. " September 03

  • Virginia still awaiting eligibility decision on four-star forward Mamadi Diakite

    The Roanoke Times "Nine days after the start of classes at Virginia, prize men’s basketball recruit Mamadi Diakite remained in limbo Wednesday. Once listed as one of the nation’s top prospects for the entering class of 2016, Diakite had been hoping to move up his enrollment to this year, although not necessarily..." September 03

  • Beard, Williams plead not guilty to forgery charges

    Arkansas Online "One current and one former Arkansas basketball player pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of first-degree forgery. Anton Beard and Jacorey Williams were arraigned in Washington County Circuit Court. Prosecutors charged Beard with three counts of first-degree forgery, while Williams was..." September 03

  • UConn's Kevin Ollie showing he can win recruiting battles

    CBS Sports "Many people including myself wondered how UConn coach Kevin Ollie would do on the recruiting trail following Jim Calhoun and the plethora of pros that he lured to UConn during his Hall-of-Fame career, but the former NBA point guard has answered the bell with flying colors. After dominating the..." September 03

  • Harvard point guard Siyani Chambers out for the season with torn ACL

    College Basketball Talk "Harvard senior point guard Siyani Chambers is taking a voluntary leave of absence and will be out for the 2015-16 season after tearing his ACL in workouts, according to a release. Chambers has to leave school for the year because of Ivy League rules against athletic redshirts and will look to..." September 02

  • Van Gaal's treatment of Valdes is not fair, says Pedro as he reveals why he snubbed Manchester United

    Daily Mail "Chelsea forward Pedro has admitted that Manchester United’s treatment of his former team-mate Victor Valdes had an effect on him as he mulled over his future this summer. The Spain winger stops short of saying it was what made him move to London instead of Manchester, instead saying United..." September 03

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms he turned down AC Milan this summer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Iconic PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed to reporters in Paris that AC Milan made a major effort to bring the Swede back to the San Siro this summer. The Italian club had been very public all summer about wanting Zlatan to return, but according to the player himself, he was always going..." September 03

  • Gareth Bale 'will NEVER sign' after David De Gea saga

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United might NEVER be able to sign Gareth Bale after the David De Gea saga, report the Daily Star. The Red Devils have reportedly been interested in bringing Bale back to the Premier League from Real Madrid in a mega-money, record-breaking move. But the extraordinary collapse of..." September 03

  • Sturridge set to miss Liverpool's trip to Manchester United as he sets sights on comeback later in September

    Daily Mail "Daniel Sturridge is likely to miss Liverpool's trip to Manchester United on September 12 as he continues his recovery from injury. The 25-year-old is set to make a return this month, but the trip to Old Trafford has proved too ambitious a target. The club, however, expect that he will be..." September 03

  • Manchester United upgrade IT systems in the wake of David de Gea transfer saga

    The Telegraph "Manchester United have apparently worked fast to upgrade their IT systems after Real Madrid blamed their ageing technology for collapsing the David de Gea deal. The Premier League club today announced a partnership with IT services company, HCL Technologies, a far cry from the Window 95 systems..." September 03