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Nov 23

Ex-Falcons, Broncos, Colts TE Jacob Tamme Retires from NFL After 9 Seasons

Veteran tight end Jacob Tamme announced his retirement Thursday at the age of 32 after nine NFL seasons. He shared the announcement on his Twitter page with a lengthy thank you letter: Tamme spent the previous two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, but …

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Nov 23

Lakers Rumors: Latest on Mindaugas Kuzminskas Pursuit and Larry Nance Jr. Return

The Los Angeles Lakers have looked better overall as of late, and they could be looking at even more depth going forward. Perhaps the biggest news is the potential early return for power forward Larry Nance Jr. after he underwent surgery for a fracture…

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Nov 23

Assessing New York Giants’ 2018 Salary-Cap Situation

Historically speaking, the Giants have cleared space in the past by following multiple criteria, which is listed below along with the players to whom it would apply and any applicable cap savings, per Over the Cap.  Underperformers These are usually pl…

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Nov 23

Who Can Dallas Cowboys Confidently Rely on Down the Stretch?

Kickers never get enough credit, but in the case of Dallas’ specialists, they have been the most solid unit on the roster. Punter Chris Jones has been fantastic once again this season and should be a candidate to make the Pro Bowl this season. The Cowboys have allowed just 4.5 yards per punt return

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Nov 23

Kyrie Irving: It Was Time for Celtics’ Winning Streak to End

Kyrie Irving told reporters the Boston Celtics were due for a slip-up after their 16-game winning streak was snapped with a 104-98 loss to the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday night. “There’s still a lot to accomplish going forward,” Irving said, according to ESPN’

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Nov 23

De’Aaron Fox Leads Kings Past Lonzo Ball, Lakers in Battle of Rookie PGs

Sacramento Kings point guard De’Aaron Fox beat Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball in last season’s NCAA tournament and earned another head-to-head win Wednesday with a 113-102 victory at the Golden 1 Center. Willie Cauley-Stein led the way with 26 points and six rebounds, helping to end

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Nov 23

Shohei Ohtani a Top Target for Seattle Mariners, GM Jerry Dipoto Says

Count the Seattle Mariners among the teams that will aggressively pursue two-way Japanese stud Shohei Ohtani once he’s posted next week.   On his podcast, The Wheelhouse with Jerry Dipoto, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto disclosed Wednesday the Mariners plan to make every effort to

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Nov 22

NBA Rumors: B.S. Meter on Greg Monroe, DeAndre Jordan and Other Hot Topics

The Los Angeles Clippers are losing games left and right these days, suffering from injuries to key rotation players and watching Blake Griffin struggle through late-game situations with little help. The injuries are a legitimate excuse; Danilo Gallina…

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Nov 22

‘The Balling Part Is Easy’: NBA Activism Got Legit. What Now?

Karl-Anthony Towns was already the face of an NBA franchise before he’d ever voted in a presidential election. But the sudden, awesome power of a superstar’s platform did not discourage the 22-year-old from flexing off the court and, he says, “addressing the elephant in the room.” Never

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Nov 22

Assessing Chicago Bears’ 2018 Salary Cap Situation

Other than quarterback, the Bears have huge numbers invested in the offensive line and linebackers.  Makes sense—offensive line is quickly becoming a premium spot given how hard it is to find quality offensive tackles and linebacker is one of the areas…

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Nov 22

Who’s to Blame for Oakland Raiders’ Struggling Defense?

McKenzie puts the operation in motion. However, a great, good or bad draft pick cannot flourish without a coaching staff able to develop talent in place. Last year, many wondered if Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff could handle starting in the p…

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Nov 22

5 Reasons to Believe Cleveland Cavaliers Are Turning It Around

Figuring out the best way to implement all the new bodies was always going to be one of head coach Tyronn Lue’s toughest challenges this season. Be it Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose or Jae Crowder, these are veterans with a defined set of skills that all have enjoyed success elsewhere.

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Nov 22

Each MLB Team’s Nightmare 2017-18 Offseason Scenario

Chicago White Sox: Trading Jose Abreu  The Chicago White Sox have morphed into the franchise of the future and stockpiled a farm system Bleacher Report’s Joel Reuter ranked No. 2 in the game. So it may be tempting to trade 30-year-old first baseman Jose Abreu. Surely there would be takers. The slugging

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Nov 22

Lonzo Ball’s Struggles Continue as Lakers Rally to Beat Bulls

The first month of Lonzo Ball’s NBA career has been defined more by its valleys than its peaks, and that trend held steady as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from 19 points down to top the Chicago Bulls 103-94 at Staples Center on Tuesday night.  Two days after Ball posted his second career triple-double

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Nov 22

Lonzo Ball’s Struggles Continue as Lakers Rally to Beat Bulls

The first month of Lonzo Ball’s NBA career has been defined more by its valleys than its peaks, and that trend held steady as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from 19 points down to top the Chicago Bulls 103-94 at Staples Center on Tuesday night.  Two days after Ball posted his second career triple-double

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Nov 22

Rob Manfred Strikes Fear in Heart of MLB by Banning Former Braves GM for Life

The press release from Major League Baseball dropped just before the close of business Tuesday. “Commissioner’s Statement Regarding Braves’ Violations,” it said, and that’s exactly what this was. It was a statement, perhaps the strongest one Rob Manfred has made yet in his three

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