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  • Elway followed Seahawks' model with Broncos' D

    ESPN 710 Seattle "When the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 with a defense-laden team just two years after being ripped in Super Bowl XLVIII by a Seahawks squad led by a similarly suffocating defense, it seemed like more than a coincidence. After all, the Broncos team that fell 43-8 to the Seahawks was..." February 19

  • Rams could be interested in Kirk Cousins if Jared Goff flops in 2017

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Redskins are likely to use the franchise tag on Kirk Cousins if they cannot work out a long-term deal, but the quarterback will have no shortage of suitors if he does end up hitting free agency. With Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay — two former Redskins offensive coordinators who..." February 19

  • Trading Tony Romo won’t be easy, if Romo doesn’t want it

    Pro Football Talk "The trade-or-release Tony Romo question ultimately will be resolved by the Cowboys. However, it’s not simply a question of what the team wants. What Romo wants matters, too. He undoubtedly wants to be released, so that: (1) he can pick his own next team; (2) his next team won’t be diminished by..." February 19

  • Dolphins working to finalize trade sending Branden Albert to Jaguars for Julius Thomas

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Dolphins are working on a trade with the Jaguars that would swap Miami left tackle Branden Albert with Jacksonville tight end Julius Thomas, according to league sources. The trade may be contingent on Albert and Thomas restructuring their contracts. The players would also need to pass..." February 19

  • Patriots reportedly expected to make good effort to keep Martellus Bennett

    Providence Journal "For the first time in a while, the Patriots have some uncertainty with their tight end position. Even with another back surgery in the books, Gronkowski is one of the NFL's best bargains. The 27-year-old is under contract for the next three seasons and his 2017 cap hit comes in at $6.75..." February 19

  • Kings engaging in trade talks for Cousins

    Yardbarker "DeMarcus Cousins said this week that he wants to remain with the Sacramento Kings for the long haul, but it appears the feeling may not be mutual. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported on Sunday that the Kings have been engaging in trade talks for Cousins. One of the teams the Kings..." February 19

  • LeBron James defends Kyrie Irving: ‘If he decides the Earth is flat, that’s ok’

    Sportsnaut "Kyrie Irving caused quite the stir when he asserted the Earth is actually flat, not round as everyone knows to be the truth, during All-Star week. Whether he actually believes it or not remains to be seen, as NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he was just “trying to be provocative.” Either..." February 19

  • Jimmer Fredette scores 73 points in Chinese league game

    Larry Brown Sports "It sounds like Jimmermania is taking a new country by storm. Jimmer Fredette, now playing for the Chinese Basketball Association’s Shanghai Sharks, put up 73 points on Sunday – on 49 field goal attempts – in his team’s 135-132 double overtime defeat to Zhejiang." February 19

  • Suns GM Ryan McDonough: How patient are we going to be?

    Arizona Republic "Ryan McDonough expected growing pains. Maybe not to this extent, but the Suns general manager knew this season might be a struggle. That tends to happen with a young group. The next step: Figuring out what to do before Thursday's trade deadline. At 18-39, the Suns are out of playoff contention...." February 19

  • James Harden: ‘For sure’ I’m the best player in the world

    Sportsnaut "Playing the best basketball of his life for the Houston Rockets this season, James Harden is quite confident in his abilities on the court. So confident, in fact, that he believes he’s the best basketball player in the world right now. Speaking with TIME magazine, Harden listed off the reasons..." February 19

  • Dellin Betances has no regrets about unloading on critical Yankees president Randy Levine

    New York Daily News "Dellin Betances is ready to move on. A day after a war of words broke out between Yankees president Randy Levine and Betances and his agent following the team’s victory over the elite setup man in an arbitration hearing, Betances was glad to get back to baseball. “I’m in a good mindset as..." February 19

  • Josh Donaldson out 2-3 weeks with calf injury

    Hardball Talk "Blue Jays’ third baseman Josh Donaldson is expected to miss up to three weeks with a right calf strain, reports John Lott. Donaldson reportedly felt some discomfort in his calf during sprinting drills on Friday and was diagnosed with what looked like a mild strain after undergoing an MRI on..." February 19

  • Neil Walker, Mets still talking a new three-year deal

    New York Daily News "Neil Walker may be sticking around. The second baseman had been seeking a three-year deal with the Mets this winter before signing the $17.2 million qualifying offer. Sandy Alderson said Sunday that he has continued conversations with Walker’s agent, speaking as recently as Saturday, and he hoped..." February 19

  • Royals will experiment with Alex Gordon in all three outfield spots this year

    MLB.com "Royals manager Ned Yost revealed Friday that he may have some unusual outfield combinations this spring, and perhaps during the regular season. Yost indicated he plans to utilize Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon in all three outfield spots. "Every scenario is open," Yost said. "I'm going..." February 19

  • GM: Making McCutchen a Pirate for life requires 'financial common ground'

    ESPN "Andrew McCutchen's general manager, Neal Huntington, says "there was more smoke than fire" pouring out of those McCutchen trade rumors this winter. And you don't have to be a fire chief in Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh to think, well, he ought to know. But that would probably come as a surprise..." February 19

  • Tough decisions loom for Lightning

    NHL.com "After leading 2-0 and 3-2, the Lightning let a much-needed point slip away in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars on Saturday, leaving them six out of the second wild card into the playoffs from the Eastern Conference. With four games left before March 1, including one at the Colorado..." February 19

  • Canadiens weren’t only team in pursuit of Claude Julien

    Sportsnet "The Montreal Canadiens were not the only team in pursuit of head coach Claude Julien, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. “It was well known that the Boston Bruins had been asked by several teams to have permission to talk to Claude Julien,” Friedman said Saturday on Hockey Night in..." February 19

  • Senators' Ryan out indefinitely after taking shot off hand

    CBC Sports "The Ottawa Senators announced on Sunday that winger Bobby Ryan is out indefinitely after injuring his right index finger during Saturday's win against Toronto. Ryan, who has 24 points in 50 games this season for the Senators, took a shot off his right hand in the third period against the Maple..." February 19

  • Canadiens may need to think long term if they want to keep Radulov

    Sportsnet "If the Montreal Canadiens want to keep Alexander Radulov beyond this season, they may have to consider a long-term deal. The right-winger is currently on a one-year, $5.75-million contract and is looking to “hit a home run” in his impending free agency, said Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos during..." February 19

  • Dubnyk unleashes rant about goalie contact, video review

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "With 9:35 left, P.K. Subban beat Dubnyk with a blast, but referee Ian Walsh initially wiped out the goal because James Neal nailed Dubnyk in the head. Predators coach Peter Laviolette challenged, however, and after inspecting the video, Walsh overturned his decision citing that the contact..." February 19

  • Manchester City lining up £100million deal for Lionel Messi as forward's Barcelona future remains uncertain

    Daily Mirror "Manchester City believe Lionel Messi is ready to quit Barcelona. Etihad bosses have made signing the Argentine ace for Pep Guardiola their No 1 priority this summer. And City’s confidence that they can seal a world-record £100million deal for the five-time world player of the year has..." February 19

  • Liverpool plotting a return bid for Leicester star this summer

    The Express "LIVERPOOL will take advantage of uncertainty about who will manage Arsenal next season by hijacking their move for highly-rated Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell. England Under-21 international Chilwell, 20, has only started three Premier League games for the champions. But Liverpool..." February 19

  • Jose Mourinho to be offered new five-year Manchester United contract

    The Sun "JOSE MOURINHO will be offered a new five-year deal this summer to oversee the £1BN transformation of Manchester United. The Special One is already on a three – year contract with a further twelve month option on United’s part worth £10m per annum. But after holding talks with Old Trafford..." February 19

  • Barcelona line up Mauricio Pochettino to replace under-fire Luis Enrique

    The Express "BARCELONA want Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino to replace Luis Enrique this summer. The Catalan giants are expected to axe Enrique – a decision that was taken long before last week’s Champions League humiliation against Paris Saint-Germain. And they have got their eye on Pochettino who..." February 19

  • Liverpool open talks to sign £20m Mario Gotze from Borussia Dortmund this summer

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are lining up a summer move for Borussia Dortmund's World Cup winner Mario Gotze. Jurgen Klopp wants a reunion with attacking midfielder Gotze and initial talks about an end-of-season switch are understood to have taken place. Liverpool were keen to sign Gotze, 24, last summer from..." February 19

  • Brian Daboll leaving Patriots for Alabama

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots Tight Ends Coach Brian Daboll will be the new offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama, ESPN.com’s Chris Low reported Friday. Daboll worked under Alabama coach Nick Saban as a graduate assistant at Michigan State early in his career before moving on to his first stint with..." February 18

  • 4-star WR Micah Jones commits to Notre Dame

    Indianapolis Star "Make that 10 for Notre Dame. Ten 2018 verbal commitments, that is. That’s almost half the number of recruits it signed in the 2017 class (21) and the most the Fighting Irish have ever had this early on. Friday afternoon, the Irish received their fourth commit of the week in four-star wide..." February 18

  • High school football coach loses job after publicly going after Alabama

    CBS Sports "Recruiting is about relationships. Relationships between prospects and college coaches. Relationships between college coaches and high school coaches. Relationships between college coaches and family/friends. You get the picture. Apparently, Alabama did something -- or many things -- to damage..." February 17

  • Kurt Warner’s son will play at Nebraska next season

    Fox Sports "National Signing Day came and went earlier this month. And while Nebraska didn’t sign the best class, it might have signed the most unique. Among the Huskers’ 20 signees were Ben Miles (the son of Les) and Keyshawn Johnson Jr. And on Friday we learned that the son of another famous football..." February 17

  • Dad of top 2019 QB will take job at Oregon, not Michigan

    College Football Talk "In the end, and at least when it comes to the Michigan angle, it was much ado about nothing. Much to the chagrin of ESPN talking head Paul “Pete” Finebaum, Jim Harbaugh had hired Michael Johnson Sr. as a part of his UM football staff in an unspecified role, with the expectation being that the..." February 17

  • 2 Daniel Webster College basketball players arrested after brawl during game in N.H.

    Mass Live "Police in New Hampshire charged two members of the Daniel Webster men's basketball team Saturay after a fight during a game that required 25 officers to restore order. Guard Marquise Caudill assaulted a player from the opposing team during the afternoon game and threatened an officer working a..." February 19

  • 5-star PG Trae Young commits to Oklahoma

    Campus Insiders "Oklahoma landed a huge commitment for its 2017 class Thursday, as 5-star point guard and McDonald’s All-American Trae Young chose the Sooners over Kansas and Oklahoma State. Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Kansas fans waited anxiously for quite some time as Trae Young pondered his college..." February 16

  • NC State fires Mark Gottfried, but will let him finish season

    The Spun "Mark Gottfried is out at NC State, but will coach the rest of the season, according to a report by WRAL’s Jeff Gravley. Earlier this week, multiple reports emerged that Gottfried would be fired following the season, and that NC State is already looking for his replacement. According to Gravley,..." February 16

  • North Carolina's Kenny Williams likely out for season with knee injury

    Raleigh News & Observer "The news wasn't all good for North Carolina on Wednesday after its 97-73 victory at N.C. State. Afterward, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said that Kenny Williams, the sophomore guard who has started 22 games this season, has likely been lost for the season. Kenny Williams suffered a right knee..." February 16

  • Donald Trump declines to fill out out an NCAA Tournament bracket on TV

    CBS Sports "President Donald Trump is not going to fill out an NCAA Tournament for television purposes this year, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Former President Barack Obama changed the bracket game when he, during his time in office, agreed to fill out his men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament..." February 15