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Posted Date : 2014 October 01

  • Manny Machado doesn't want to be the bad guy
    Thanks to a variety of past transgressions, some with the Dodgers, others with the Orioles, Machado enters the World Series already playing defense. More

  • Redskins staff tipped officials about Cowboys long snapper moving ball, leading to penalty
    Game officials didn’t suddenly notice Dallas Cowboys long snapper L.P. Ladouceur’s habit of adjusting the ball before he snaps it, and call a controversial penalty. The Washington Redskins tipped the officials off. It’s a pretty fascinating little story that shows how detail-oriented NFL coaches are. More

  • Draymond Green on Lakers-Rockets suspensions: ‘Garbage,’ ‘A little bit of a double standard’
    Warriors star Draymond Green got suspended one game during the 2016 NBA Finals. Brandon Ingram (four games), Rajon Rondo (three games) and Chris Paul (two games) got suspended longer for their roles in the Lakers-Rockets fight Saturday. “It seems like a little bit of a double standard going around this thing,” Green told Bay Area News Group. More

  • Adrian Peterson continues surprising run in Redskins' win over Cowboys
    Now imagine where the 2018 Washington Redskins find themselves if the front office never brings in Adrian Peterson for that mid-preseason workout. "I won't say we wouldn't be as good in the run game, but, yeah," left tackle Trent Williams said of his former University of Oklahoma teammate. "Obviously having [Adrian] _ I won't say it's everything, but it's almost everything," Williams continued. More

  • Are We Nearing the End of the Road for Hue Jackson and the Browns?
    It was not Hue Jackson’s fault when his running back didn’t play well last year, and it wasn’t Hue Jackson’s fault when the Browns won one of their first 33 games with him as head coach. It wasn’t his fault when the starting quarterback who, according to the quarterbacks coach, was not ready to start and ended up not playing well. On Sunday, after the Browns lost in overtime to the Buccaneers, Jackson said of his offense: “I’m not gonna continue to watch something I know how to do keep being that way. More

  • Report: Le'Veon Bell Won't Report to Steelers This Week
    Running back Le'Veon Bell will not report to the Steelers this week ahead of the Pittsburgh's game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, reports NFL Network's Jim Trotter. The 26-year-old Bell, who was franchise tagged by the Steelers (3-2-1) this offseason, was scheduled to make roughly $14.5 million this year. The three-time Pro Bowler has held out of Pittsburgh's first six games over a contract dispute. More

  • Early fantasy football pickups for week 8
    Fantasy expert Liz Loza offers a trio of running back options to target on the waiver wire, including one back who rushed for over 100 yards for the first time in 2018. More

  • Position-by-Position Breakdown for 2018 World Series: Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
    The World Series begins on Tuesday from Fenway, where the Boston Red Sox will host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1. The Dodgers love to work with the platoon advantage—57.3% of the time, a few notches above both baseball’s average and Boston’s 52.4%—and their roster reflects that, with plenty of mix-and-match pieces that can be configured in drastically different fashion from one game to the next. More

  • Jim Harbaugh quotes Mark Dantonio in scathing comments about midfield incident
    Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh didn't hold back when it came to discussing his thoughts on the pregame incident with Michigan State More

  • Giants meander clock, hope away in painful final seconds vs. Falcons
    With 1:55 remaining in Monday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, the New York Giants were a significant long shot to pull out the win. Giorgio Tavecchio had just booted a 56-yard field goal to push the Falcons lead to two possessions at 23-12. More

  • Early Week 8 Fantasy Pickups: Chris Ivory, Jalen Richard offer help at running back
    This season has not been kind to many running backs. Melvin Gordon’s hammy didn’t allow him to play in London against the Titans. Dalvin Cook has yet to see a full workload this season. Injuries are a aspect of the game and they play a huge part in fantasy More

  • Report: Joe Girardi waiting for opening with a Chicago team
    Fancred’s Jon Heyman reports that former Yankees manager Joe Girardi took himself out of the running for the Reds’ and Rangers’ managerial openings. Current Cubs manager Joe Maddon has one more year left on his contract. While the Cubs have played quite well under his tenure, the front office and Maddon haven’t had any discussions about an extension, which means 2019 might be his final year with the club. More

  • Did refs make the right call on controversial snap infraction penalty that cost Cowboys?
    Were the Dallas Cowboys robbed of a chance to go to overtime Sunday? During the team’s 20-17 loss to the Washington Redskins in Week 7, Dallas was called for a controversial penalty that may have cost the team the game. With three seconds left, the Cowboys lined up for a game-tying 47-yard field goal. More

  • Jalen Ramsey: “Ain’t no secret what’s going on and it ain’t right”
    Losing their fourth game in five was frustrating enough for the Jaguars. Specifically, the defense is feeing the pressure of having to carry an offense that can’t do anything in the absence of Leonard Fournette and with the return of Bad Blake Bortles. Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue didn’t talk to reporters after having to be held back from something by Calais Campbell (before locker room doors were closed to reporters), and cornerback Jalen Ramsey admitted that they’re a mess right now. More

  • Jason Garrett defends decision to give up a first-round pick for Amari Cooper
    On Monday, the Cowboys gave up a first-round pick for receiver Amari Cooper. On Tuesday, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett (to little surprise) defended the move. “He’s 24 years old,” Garrett said during a weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. More