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  • 'A lifelong dream': Edmunds brothers to make NFL history in Bills-Steelers game

    USA Today "Growing up in Dan River, Virginia, the Edmunds brothers, separated by just 3½ years, made everything a competition. Pickup football, basketball and soccer games. Family room wrestling matches. Who could get to the dinner table the fastest. “Man, it got real..." December 14

  • Drew Brees, Michael Thomas chasing Colts' NFL records

    NFL.com "Drew Brees and the Saints are searching for another Super Bowl title. Along that path to glory, there will be a bit of history relived and potentially more made. When Brees, superstar receiver Michael Thomas and the Saints host..." December 14

  • Packers finding a big advantage on second-and-short

    Pro Football Talk "Second-and-short is one of the best situations to throw downfield in football: It can produce a big play, but if the pass is incomplete, the offense still has a good opportunity to pick up the first down on third-and-short. But only one team is taking advantage of those..." December 14

  • Is Ryan Tannehill's breakout for real? Why advanced stats love him and what's next

    ESPN "Football's shiniest new metric for measuring quarterback play has a favorite signal-caller: Ryan Tannehill. And it's not even that close. Just a couple of months removed from riding the Tennessee Titans' bench behind Marcus Mariota, Tannehill now leads the..." December 14

  • Ex-NFL Stars Convinced Terrell Suggs Somehow Will Land With Patriots

    NESN "Could one of the foremost arch nemeses of the Patriots dynasty soon land in New England? It feels unlikely, but some former NFL stars are convinced. The Arizona Cardinals on Friday released linebacker Terrell Suggs, who first must clear waivers before he can become a free agent...." December 14

  • Report: Padres looking closely at Madison Bumgarner, Dallas Keuchel

    The Score "With Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg off the board, the focus for teams looking for high-end pitching help appears to have shifted to Madison Bumgarner and Dallas Keuchel. The San Diego Padres are one of those clubs, as the team is taking..." December 14

  • Clayton Kershaw reflects on NLDS loss, 'shocked' by Astros allegations

    ESPN "Clayton Kershaw was uncommonly vulnerable on the night of Oct. 9 in the aftermath of a National League Division Series elimination by the Washington Nationals. Kershaw entered Game 5 with two outs and a two-run lead in the seventh inning. He struck out Adam Eaton, but..." December 14

  • MLB says it's willing to walk away from minors deal, but what would take its place?

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball is angry with Minor League Baseball for continuing to negotiate a new business agreement in public. The feud escalated Friday to the point that MLB threatened to walk away entirely from its decadeslong partnership with the minors' governing body. Was that a..." December 14

  • Five MLB Blockbuster Trades We Would Love To See This Winter

    Sportsnaut "The 2019 MLB winter meetings are in the books and the four-day extravaganza provided plenty of movement across baseball. Now with many of the top free agents off the board, our attention shifts to this offseason’s top trade candidates. There is more MVP-caliber talent..." December 14

  • Avisail Garcia Reportedly Drawing Interest From 3 Teams With Brewers Emerging as Favorites

    12 Up "Avisail Garcia is looking for his next MLB home after a solid season in Tampa Bay with the Rays. The outfielder is available on the open market and has reportedly piqued the interest of the Rays (his former employers), Brewers and Marlins. The Brewers seem to be the..." December 14

  • New Jersey Devils Sit Taylor Hall As A Precaution

    Pro Hockey Rumors "As if there wasn’t rampant Taylor Hall trade speculation already, the New Jersey Devils had to turn the drama up to soap opera levels on Friday night. After taking part in warm-ups, Hall was announced as a late scratch just minutes before puck drop. The team would only..." December 14

  • Vancouver Canucks Notes: Trade Targets, Updates On Jacob Markstrom And Brandon Sutter

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Vancouver Canucks are exceeding expectations this season and, after a brief slide, are back to their winning ways with twelve points in their past ten games. The team is currently sitting in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, but trail Calgary and Edmonton in the..." December 14

  • Flyers' Oskar Lindblom to be treated for bone cancer

    TSN "The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that forward Oskar Lindblom is not expected to return for the remainder of the season due to Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone cancer.       

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  • Grading John Tortorella's latest rant compared to his career bests

    The Score "Everybody loves a good John Tortorella rant. The NHL's most brazen head coach was at it again on after his Columbus Blue Jackets were blanked by the rival Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night, insisting it was impossible for him to describe how poorly his team performed..." December 13

  • Avs get close look at Taylor Hall as trade rumors continue

    NBC Sports "Taylor Hall‘s days as a member of the New Jersey Devils are definitely numbered. The team’s playoff chances are fading by the day, he is months away from free agency, there seems to be no progress in contract talks, and general manager Ray Shero is reportedly listening to..." December 13

  • Georgetown’s Galen Alexander, Myron Gardner both to transfer

    NBC Sports - College Basketball Talk "Georgetown forward Galen Alexander announced on Friday that he is transferring out of the university, citing a lack of support from the school and the basketball program in the wake of some troubling allegations that were levied at him and a pair of teammates. His teammate, freshman..." December 14

  • USC receives notice of allegations reportedly related to federal probe

    The Score "USC received a notice of allegations from the NCAA regarding a former men's basketball coach, the school announced in a statement Friday. The NCAA was investigating USC, among several other Division I programs, due to alleged rules violations that surfaced during two..." December 14

  • Husker basketball guard Jervay Green suspended indefinitely

    Lincoln Journal Star "Nebraska men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced Friday afternoon that junior guard Jervay Green has been suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules. Green started Nebraska's first nine games of the season, averaging 10.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per contest. The..." December 13

  • NCAA seeks federal assistance from Congress on name, image and likeness rules

    CBS Sports "The collegiate model is apparently in for another roller coaster ride. The NCAA seems willing to turn its controversial name, image and likeness problem over to the federal government. NCAA president Mark Emmert told reporters Wednesday that he had met with representatives of the U.S...." December 13

  • Illinois' Kofi Cockburn accidentally clobbers official while celebrating bucket

    ESPN "Lewis Garrison, a college basketball official, left a matchup between Illinois and No. 5 Michigan on Wednesday night after he was accidentally hit by Kofi Cockburn as the freshman center celebrated a key play in the Illini's 71-62 victory in..." December 12