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  • Jay Cutler to face 'open competition' for Bears' QB job

    NFL.com "When the Chicago Bears met with Jay Cutler early this month, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that they left the room convinced they had to pick up the quarterback's $10 million option for 2016. Coach John Fox's commitment falls short of that often provided for franchise quarterbacks of..." March 27

  • Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Friday

    CBSSports.com "The fiancee of former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in the former player's murder trial Friday, the Associated Press reports. Shayanna Jenkins, who has been in a relationship with Hernandez since high school and is the mother of his 2-year-old daughter, was..." March 26

  • Chip Kelly: Eagles didn’t add DeMarco Murray to weaken Cowboys

    Dallas Morning News "Philadelphia is the first team to poach the NFL’s leading rusher away from another franchise in 68 years. Even better: the Eagles took DeMarco Murray away from a Cowboys team that beat them for the NFC East title. “We never look at it that way,’’ Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly said. “We’re..." March 26

  • Report: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower out 6-7 months

    NFL.com "Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower's status is in question for the start of the 2015 season. Hightower is expected to be sidelined six to seven months following offseason surgery on his right shoulder, the Boston Globe reported on Thursday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport originally..." March 26

  • City, county unite to keep Chargers

    ESPN.com "Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Thursday that the city and county will collaborate on an agreement allowing the two government entities to hire a high-powered negotiation team, expert attorneys and an investment banker to facilitate future talks on a stadium deal with the San Diego..." March 26

  • David Ortiz Has Never 'Knowingly' Took Any Steroids

    The Player's Tribune "I was ready to shoot somebody, man. Literally. I was sleeping at my house in the Dominican this winter when I heard a banging on my front door at 7:30 in the morning. Now, I got security. My kids and family are sleeping in the house. I wasn’t expecting anyone. Who in the hell is banging on my..." March 27

  • Resolution to Hamilton case expected to come before Opening Day

    CBSSports.com "A resolution to the Josh Hamilton situation is expected to come sometime before Opening Day, people familiar with the situation said. A suspension of some length has been expected almost since it was learned Hamilton suffered a relapse – although it isn't known what the resolution will..." March 27

  • Boras on Kris Bryant: When a guy's this good ... don't bring me 2nd fiddles

    CBSSports.com "Young Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is both the scourge and the talk of spring training. But with the extreme likelihood that he won't start the season with the big club becoming more apparent even as Bryant continues to tear up the Cactus League, Bryant's agent Scott Boras is taking on Bryant's cause..." March 26

  • Number One Overall Pick Brady Aiken undergoes Tommy John surgery

    The Player's Tribune "Yesterday, I had Tommy John surgery to fix my left arm. I’m obviously extremely disappointed. I wanted to let my pitching speak for itself, but now there are going to be new distractions. For that reason, I wanted to be the one to tell people what’s happened and make this a fresh start. Since..." March 26

  • Mets scouting Dodgers, Rockies' lefty relievers

    ESPN New York "The New York Mets are actively scouting left-handed relievers from the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers, according to ESPN.com's Mark Saxon. A Mets official told ESPN during the winter meetings that the club liked Rockies reliever Rex Brothers, who is earning $1.4 million this season..." March 26

  • Vegas owners confident in move towards NHL franchise

    TSN.ca ""There will be a formal announcement soon," is how prospective NHL owner Bill Foley responded when asked if his group is moving closer to expansion to Las Vegas. Foley won't divulge specifics, but says he hopes to be in position to make the announcement in a month. "We're really pleased with..." March 27

  • Sabres' Weber upset at fans cheering against team: 'This is a whole new low right now'

    The Score "Thursday's contest against the Arizona Coyotes barely felt like a home game for the Buffalo Sabres. Sabres fans were actively cheering against their last-place team in a meeting against the franchise in second-last. They booed when Buffalo earned a point by going to overtime and cheered when..." March 27

  • 'Just a few days away' for Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist

    Newsday "Henrik Lundqvist, who will be on the bench to back up Cam Talbot on Thursday night against the Senators, knows he'll get a long-awaited start during the weekend. "I'm getting real excited to play," said Lundqvist, who officially was removed from the Rangers' long-term injured reserve Thursday..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Martin St. Louis skates for first time since spraining MCL

    Newsday "Marty St. Louis, sidelined with a sprained MCL in his right knee, skated Thursday for the first time since the March 15th injury and was pleased with the progress in his rehab. But the initial estimate of how much time he might miss -- 10 to 14 days -- was too short. "My next step is to see..." March 26

  • Elite QB recruit K.J. Costello commits to Stanford over USC, Michigan

    SB Nation "One of the largest dominoes in the 2016 recruiting class fell Thursday, as Rancho Santa Margarita (Calif.) Santa Margarita Catholic quarterback K.J. Costello announced for the Stanford Cardinal over the USC Trojans and Michigan Wolverines. The 6'4, 213-pound Costello is rated the No. 34..." March 27

  • Tennessee OL Coleman Thomas charged with felony theft

    Knoxville News Sentinel "Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas was arrested on a felony charge of theft Wednesday for allegedly stealing an Xbox and three video games from a fellow student on campus. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton said Thursday that Thomas has been removed from all team..." March 27

  • B.J. Kelley, Jamal Prater won't return for senior seasons with Oregon

    Oregonian "When Oregon gathers Tuesday for the first of its 15 spring football practices, two Ducks won't be joining. Offensive lineman Jamal Prater and receiver B.J. Kelley won't be back for their senior seasons in 2015, an Oregon spokesman confirmed to The Oregonian/OregonLive. Each was a backup at a..." March 27

  • Arizona, FSU potential landing spots for transferring ex-Irish center

    College Football Talk "After beginning his collegiate career in the Midwest, Matt Hegarty could be headed back West. Or down South. One of the two, probably. Earlier this month, Hegarty announced that he would be transferring from Notre Dame and playing his final season elsewhere. Last week, Hegarty visited..." March 26

  • Iowa gives QB Jake Rudock permission to transfer 'with no strings attached'

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Jake Rudock's days at Iowa were numbered as soon as coach Kirk Ferentz put backup C.J. Beathard at the top of a depth chart released in January. Now, according to the Associated Press, Rudock is on the way out of the Hawkeyes program after Ferentz signed a release that he said had "no strings..." March 26

  • Iona extends hoops coach Tim Cluess

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Extended success is a good recipe for getting an extension. Tim Cluess has re-upped with Iona College through the 2019-20 season, the school announced Thursday. The Gaels have made a postseason appearance every year since Cluess took over the program, including NCAA Tournament bids in 2012..." March 27

  • New Mexico's Arthur Edwards to pursue graduate transfer

    The Score "New Mexico junior guard Arthur Edwards is leaving the program, head coach Craig Neal told reporters Thursday. Edwards will graduate in the spring, making him eligible to play next season as a graduate transfer." March 27

  • Gregg Marshall's biggest coaching decision of his life now awaits him

    CBSSports.com "Wichita State fans know it's entirely possible they just experienced the last game Gregg Marshall will ever coach at their school. It's no guarantee he'll leave, but things are about to get very interesting. The big story from C-Town on Thursday night -- outside of that smothering Kentucky did..." March 27

  • Dean Smith left $200 to all his ex-players for 'a dinner out'

    Yahoo! Sports "When former North Carolina basketball player Dante Calabria checked his mailbox earlier this week, he discovered a surprising letter inside. It included a $200 check with the note "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith." Every player Dean Smith coached during 36 years at North..." March 26

  • USC guard Kahlil Dukes plans to transfer

    CBSSports.com "University of Southern California guard Kahlil Dukes has chosen to leave the men's basketball program after deciding to transfer schools, the school announced Thursday. " March 26

  • New Liverpool injury fear as Daniel Sturridge suffers "slight tear" in hip muscle

    Liverpool Echo "Daniel Sturridge has handed Liverpool a fresh injury headache after the extent of his hip problem was revealed by England boss Roy Hodgson. Sturridge was earlier this week forced to pull out of the Three Lions squad for Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley and the friendly..." March 27

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • Luis Suarez: FIFA treated me worse than a hooligan after World Cup bite

    ESPN FC "Barcelona forward Luis Suarez says he was treated worse than a hooligan when FIFA banned him for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini while playing for Uruguay at the 2014 World Cup. Suarez, 28, was initially suspended from all football activity by FIFA -- for what was his third bite of an..." March 27

  • Manchester United planning £100m spending spree as Louis van Gaal targets Hummels, Pogba and Alves

    Daily Mail "Louis van Gaal will continue with his big-spending 'Galacticos' transfer policy this summer as Manchester United prepare to go big in their search of title glory. And the Dutchman will focus his attentions on landing proven international talent, rather than high-risk, big-money youngsters, that..." March 27

  • Manchester United poised to REJECT Arsenal's £12m Chris Smalling offer

    The Express "The centre back, who is currently on international duty with England, was believed to be on Arsene Wenger's radar in 2010 before he joined the Red Devils in a £10m deal. Wenger is thought to be setting his sights on Smalling again, but they may struggle to land him. Manchester Evening News..." March 27