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  • Report: Josh Hamilton facing one-year suspension
    Pending an independent arbitrator’s decision, Josh Hamilton could be suspended for the entire 2015 season. The Los Angeles Times reports that an arbitrator has been called upon to determine Hamilton’s fate after a decision could not be reached by a four-person panel made up of two lawyers and two physicians — one of each appointed...Read […]
  • Report: Eagles, Jets will make trade for Marcus Mariota
    If Marcus Mariota is still on the board at No. 6 overall on April 30, the New York Jets will trade that pick to the Philadelphia Eagles, a new report says. There has long been speculation that the Eagles would try to trade up for the former Oregon Ducks quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner....Read […]
  • Cam Newton not a person of interest in night club shooting
    Charlotte Police Department spokesperson Rob Tufano reports that Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton is “not a person of interest” in a shooting at Label night club that occurred last Saturday night. WSOC-TV in Charlotte posted photos and  videos on Tuesday evening that showed Newton on stage at the club with Young Jeezy, one of the rappers […]
  • Should Texans consider moving on from Arian Foster?
    Now that the Houston Texans are on the verge of parting ways with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Johnson, focus turns to whether this team is prepared to fully turn the page from its somewhat successful past. Johnson—the team’s longest tenured player—was also its second ever first-round pick back in 2003. He ranks […]
  • Dice-K begins comeback bid, makes first start in Japan
      Daisuke Matsuzaka is making a comeback.   The former Boston Red Sox pitcher made his first start Wednesday with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League. Matsuzaka had two strikeouts, two walks and allowed four hits on 57 pitches over three scoreless innings in the team’s 3-0 win over the Hanshin Tigers. “It’s been a […]
  • Report: Teams think Suh to Dolphins is ‘done' deal
    Ndamukong Suh is the biggest free agent on the market and there has been a ton of speculation about where he will sign. From the sounds of things, Suh may end up in Miami. Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel said on Twitter Wednesday that teams believe Suh to the Dolphins is a “done...Read […]
  • Adrian Peterson still has ‘concerns’ about Vikings
    Adrian Peterson still has concerns about the Minnesota Vikings even after meeting with team representatives Wednesday. Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman flew to Houston to meet privately with Peterson, likely to persuade the All-Pro running back to return to the team. Peterson’s status as a face of the franchise and relationship...Read […]


  • Westbrook scores 4th straight triple-double
    Russell Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night.
  • LeBron's big 4th leads Cavs over Raptors
    LeBron James scored 29 points and matched a season high with 14 assists, Kevin Love had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on late to beat the Toronto Raptors 120-112 on Wednesday night.
  • Sources: Peyton agrees to take $4M pay cut
    Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have agreed on a new contract for the 2015 season in which the five-time NFL MVP will take a $4 million pay cut to provide more cash for the team to do business on the free-agent market.
  • Allen says he won't play in NBA this season
    Ray Allen announced Wednesday that he will not play in the NBA this season and will re-examine his options next season.
  • Peterson says meeting with Vikings went well
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman spent more than four hours at Adrian Peterson's home outside Houston on Wednesday afternoon, meeting with the 2012 NFL MVP to discuss his feelings about returning to Minnesota next season.

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