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NFLPA files Ray Rice appeal [Pro Football Talk]

"As expected (but a day later than expected), the NFLPA has filed an appeal of the NFL’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice. “This action taken by..." Read More
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  • Mayor determined not to let another team leave Atlanta

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, who has already seen two professional sports franchises leave the city limits during his administration, is determined not to let a third get away. Reed said Tuesday that the city will play a role in the sale of the Hawks and that he has committed to keep the NBA..." September 16

  • LeBron unveils new shoe as Cavs camp nears

    ESPN.com "LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first. He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the..." September 16

  • Suns and Bledsoe could be facing 1-year deal

    Arizona Republic "A midcourt pile of money to the US Airways Center ceiling has sat untouched this summer, awaiting Eric Bledsoe to come from his baseline and meet the Suns. It has been a trying, bewildering and exasperating process to fathom how Bledsoe, with 78 career starts and $7.4 million in career..." September 16

  • Dwight Howard -- LICENSE SUSPENDED

    TMZ.com "Dwight Howard might be color blind -- 'cause officials in Florida say he ran 10 RED LIGHTS in 2-and-a-half years -- and now his license has been suspended ... TMZ Sports has learned. According to official records, the NBA superstar was captured by those red light cameras in Orange County, FL..." September 16

  • Nets’ Deron Williams says ankles finally feel good

    New York Post "Three months after undergoing surgery on both ankles, Deron Williams feels like a new man. “[Before the surgery], I was just walking around and my ankles would swell up,” Williams said Monday at his charity dodgeball tournament in Manhattan, which benefited his Point of Hope Foundation. “Any..." September 16

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Don't be surprised if Vikings reverse course on letting Adrian Peterson play this Sunday. Hearing that Monday's decision could change.

  • Nike pulls Peterson merchandise out of stores in Twin Cities

    Fox Sports "Are you looking for a Adrian Peterson jersey? Nike has decided — in the wake of the scandal involving the Vikings running back and his indictment for alleged child abuse — to pull all Peterson merchandise out of their stores located in the Twin Cities area. So, if you're in Minneapolis or St...." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • NFL to discuss Colin Kaepernick flag

    ESPN.com "The NFL will determine whether San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was justifiably penalized and actually directed inappropriate language toward a Chicago Bears opponent in the 49ers' Sunday night loss, according to a league source. The NFL will look into the situation during its..." September 16

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Arians said John Abraham didn't pass concussion protocol today. Going to try again Weds. Two spoke extensively on Tuesday

  • Tony Gwynn Jr. will start and bat leadoff tonight in San Diego

    Yahoo! Sports "One of the loudest ovations Tuesday night at Petco Park will surely go to a member of the visiting team. Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg ensured that when he inserted the son of San Diego's most beloved athlete into his lineup. Tony Gwynn Jr. will start in centerfield and bat..." September 16

  • Orioles' Davis helps flip an overturned truck in accident

    Fox Sports "Talk about a busy few days. On Friday, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, which he said was Adderall. On Monday, Davis was driving on Interstate 295 in Maryland when he saw an accident that left one truck overturned. The..." September 16

  • Mets say no logo change coming

    ESPN New York "Eagle-eyed folks on Twitter on Monday spotted a subtle change to the Mets' skyline logo on the team's social media accounts. And Twitter exploded. On the right side of the skyline, the UN Headquarters appeared to be replaced by the Citigroup Center, with its distinctively slanted roof. Of..." September 16

  • MLB to review Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman's pitch at Caleb Joseph's head

    Baltimore Sun "Toronto right-hander Marcus Stroman’s pitch near the head of Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph will be reviewed today by Major League Baseball for possible discipline. In the sixth inning of the Orioles’ 5-2 win over the Blue Jays, Stroman threw a 92-mph fastball toward Joseph’s head that he ducked..." September 16

  • Martin Prado out for the season with emergency appendectomy

    Pinstripe Alley "So, 2014 has sucked for the Yankees. This is breaking news, I'm sure. We are only two weeks away from the end of this miserable campaign, but 2014 still wants to get some more shots in, apparently. Of friggin' course. Martin Prado has been one of the few bright spots in the Yankees' lineup..." September 16

  • Stop getting so excited over NHL rookie camps

    SB Nation "We're all jonesin' for hockey, but how about we all take a deep breath when it comes to rookie camp? It's very easy to get wrapped up in the reports from places like London, Penticton, Traverse City, and Nashville when we're all eager to get to the start of the season. It's hard to not think..." September 16

  • Danny DeKeyser finds free-agent solution, signs 2-year deal with Detroit

    Yahoo! Sports "Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland and Danny DeKeyser’s agent had been talking on a daily basis, but hadn’t closed a deal yet for the restricted free agent. “Either we'll find a solution before camp or we won't,” he told the Free Press. They found a solution: Two years and $4.374 million for a..." September 16

  • Setback has Daniel Alfredsson's future in question

    Detroit Free Press "The news on Daniel Alfredsson is not good: He hasn't skated in 10 days and, at this point, isn't expected to be at Detriot Red Wings training camp. The Wings want the superbly smart and talented Swedish forward back and are prepared to give him the time he needs to listen to his body. But after..." September 16

  • Ducks Re-Sign Devante Smith-Pelly to Two-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Smith-Pelly, 22 (6/14/92), has scored 9-14=23 points with 18 penalty minutes (PIM) in 75 career NHL games with the Ducks...." September 16

  • Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

    Edmonton Journal "One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to..." September 16

  • UCLA announces signing of top-ranked QB Josh Rosen

    College Football Talk "With Brett Hundley, Myles Jack and company on the field, the present state of UCLA football looks pretty good. And with today’s news, the future looks pretty dang sunny as well. The Bruins formally announced the signing of quarterback recruit Josh Rosen on Monday afternoon. A five-star recruit..." September 16

  • Penn State fans plan ‘Joe-out’ for UMass game Saturday

    Centre Daily Times "Roll up the cuffs on your khaki pants. Put on your dark glasses. Tie on your black shoes. There’s going to be a “Joe-out.” Wait, what’s a Joe-out? Laurie Anne Stannell, a fourth-generation Penn State grad, wanted to see something happen to show support for late former head coach Joe Paterno...." September 16

  • Speedy Noil out for SMU game, but host of Aggies should return

    Houston Chronicle "Three games into Texas A&M’s season, the Aggies’ injury report – much like other teams across the nation – is adding up. A&M coach Kevin Sumlin offered up a bit of good news for Aggies fans, however, Tuesday afternoon during his weekly news conference. Sumlin said linebacker Jordan..." September 16

  • Following DUI arrest, Miami QB Kevin Olsen no longer enrolled at school

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "A day after being arrested for DUI and possession of a fake or stolen driver’s license, Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen is no longer with the Hurricanes program. The Miami athletic department announced the news in a short press release Tuesday afternoon. “Kevin Olsen is no longer a student at..." September 16

  • Jacob Gannon talks return to ISU football, anxiety disorder

    Des Moines Register "It wasn't long after Jacob Gannon walked away from the Iowa State football team that Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads realized something wasn't right. Rhoads, who had already reached out to Gannon's father before, did so again to see what was going on. Turns out the Cyclones' starting right..." September 16

  • Goalkeeper may sue fans who urinated in his water bottle during match

    The Guardian "A Swiss goalkeeper is considering legal action against supporters who urinated in his water bottle during a recent match in the Swiss first division. The incident took place during FC Muri’s game at Baden at the weekend and the 34-year-old Reto Felder says he is “still feeling sick”. “I have..." September 16

  • Don Garber: Bruce Arena to receive 'major fine' over critical comments

    SI.com "The LA Galaxy are on a tear in MLS, losing just twice in its last 20 games and rising to second place in the Western Conference. But LA coach Bruce Arena is about to receive “a major fine,” MLS commissioner Don Garber told SI.com, for Arena’s provocative comments about the league in a recent..." September 16

  • Man Utd in the clear to sign Chelsea target Cristiano Ronaldo as PSG deny interest

    Daily Star "The club have been heavily linked with a move to re-sign the United star this summer, with reports suggesting that the Red Devils are preparing a sensational £60m bid for the 29-year-old. The United legend has also been linked with a winter move to French giants Paris St Germain. But well..." September 16

  • Ezequiel Lavezzi's PSG contract turmoil sparks revival in Liverpool's interests

    The Express "The coveted forward has had to make do with infrequent appearances from the bench, often being handed the last 20-minutes to make an impact. Lavezzi has the unenviable task of displacing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani from Laurent Blanc's formidable Championship winning side. The..." September 16

  • Pedro ‘ready to listen to Arsenal and Liverpool transfer offers in January’

    Metro "Barcelona star Pedro has put Arsenal and Liverpool on red alert after reports surfaced that the winger is ready to quit the club in the new year after growing concerned that he’ll be left as a luxury back-up to Luis Suarez. The Spaniard, who has not completed 90 minutes for Barca this season,..." September 16

  • Elite Shooting Guard Eric Davis Commits To Texas Longhorns

    Burnt Orange Nation "Eric Davis was born to score buckets. And the shooting guard from Michigan announced on Tuesday evening that he'll be scoring his buckets as a collegian at the University of Texas. Rick Barnes' first commit from the Class of 2015 is almost as exciting as the commitment from the final member of..." September 16

  • FIU's basketball court was destroyed by a CrossFit competition

    Miami Herald "Organizers for RAID Games VI rented FIU Arena this weekend. FIU Arena's often rented out to make a little extra scratch for a department light on fund-raising and ticket sales. The event left significant dents in the floor, probably from the weights used in crossfit competitions. The Athletic..." September 16

  • Antonio Blakeney decommits from U of L

    Louisville Courier-Journal "It took 11 days for Antonio Blakeney to reconsider his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville. He announced the withdrawal of his pledge to the Cardinals on Monday night. The decision deals a significant blow to a Louisville recruiting class that was in the running for the top..." September 16

  • Jalen Rose says Chris Webber needs to apologize over Michigan bad blood

    CBSSports.com "There's a lot of bad blood between Chris Webber and the other members of the "Fab Five," his super-recruit teammates at the University of Michigan. There are a lot of complicated elements with it, but it reached the point where Webber didn't even speak to Rose when he saw him during the Finals,..." September 16

  • Illinois basketball's long, sorry history of recruiting misses

    SB Nation "Jalen Brunson didn't need to rub it in this time around to instill the same creeping feeling of dread and irrelevance around Champaign-Urbana that now seems like an annual rite of passage. The five-star point guard sat at a table on the campus of his north suburban Chicago high school on Wednesday..." September 16