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  • newSource: Clowney isn’t “working out” for Falcons
    It’s true that the Falcons will be venturing to South Carolina on Friday for a visit with defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.  It’s not true, according to a league source, that Clowney will be “working out” for the Falcons. Specifically, the Fal…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:10pm -
  • newCorey Chavous mock draft has one major surprise
    Our good friend Corey Chavous of DraftNasty.com returned to PFT Live on Thursday for more pre-draft chatter, and he gave us something to chatter about with dropped jaw in his first-round mock draft. In his Draft Nasty 2014 NFL Draft Manual, Chavous h…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:54pm -
  • newBuffalo Jills suspend operations in wake of lawsuit
    In response to a lawsuit from five former members of the Buffalo Jills, the Jills have done what any wrongfully accused organization would do in a situation like this. They’ve gone out of business. Not permanently.  But until further notices.  Th…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:30pm -
  • newAs expected, Panthers exercise 2015 option on Cam Newton
    The Panthers won the NFC South and advanced to the playoffs with Cam Newton leading their offense last season, so it stands to reason that they aren’t in any hurry to find a new quarterback to run the show. On Thursday, they assured that they’ll…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:26pm -
  • newEvan Mathis: I’m not holding out
    In March, we reported that Eagles guard Evan Mathis was given permission by the Eagles to seek a trade this offseason because the team wasn’t willing to give him the new contract that he craved. That led to some speculation that Mathis would stay…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:14pm -
  • newReport: A.J. McCarron called in sick for Titans visit
    Perhaps more than any position, quarterbacks are in the perception business. As it stands, A.J. McCarron is generally perceived positively, despite the reality show that his soon-to-be-wife may or may not be working on. Now we get a nugget that may o…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:47pm -
  • newVictor Cruz would like the Giants to draft an outside receiver
    The Giants got very little out of wide receiver Hakeem Nicks the last two years, which led the Giants to put forth very little effort to stop him from leaving as a free agent and offered a big reminder of how much better the Giants offense looks with…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:32pm -
  • newFalcons will put Jadeveon Clowney through a short workout
    The agent for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has previously said his client might do one short private workout for one team prior to the draft. Now we have a report that one team is going to put Clowney through a short private workout.…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • newDraft prospect Charles Siddoway arrested
    Charles Siddoway, a former Mississippi State offensive lineman and prospect in this year’s NFL draft, has been arrested on a charge of residential burglary. The Clarion-Ledger reports that Siddoway and current Mississippi State defensive lineman Jo…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:25pm -
  • newJeremy Maclin: “I think we’ll be fine” without DeSean Jackson
    The Eagles’ decision to part ways with DeSean Jackson put a little bit more pressure on wide receivers Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin in the 2014 season. Jackson led the Eagles in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns last season, le…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:08pm -
  • newJim Caldwell uncertain about Chris Houston’s ability to return to form
    In February, Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew said that he was “very confident” that cornerback Chris Houston would bounce back from a poor 2013 season. Coach Jim Caldwell isn’t so sure. Caldwell said Thursday that Houston has a clean slate…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:54pm -
  • newReport: Preseason extra points to be snapped from the 15, not the 20
    The NFL will have its kickers try longer extra points in the first two weeks of the preseason. However, the attempts will be shorter than first announced in March. NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said Thursday that the longer preseaso…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:51pm -
  • newPFT Live: Talking 2014 NFL schedules
    With the ongoing lull in the NFL offseason, the biggest news to hit the wire is the release of the regular season schedule. Mike Florio didn’t watch any of the coverage and doesn’t blame any fan if they didn’t either because it’s way too earl…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:51pm -
  • newL.A. district attorney refers Aldon Smith case to city attorney
    The case of Aldon Smith’s fake bomb threat is being passed around like a real hot potato. First, LAX police gave the file to the LAPD Criminal Conspiracy Unit.  Now, the L.A. County district attorney’s office has punted the prosecution to the L.…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:49pm -
  • newPFT Live: Draft’s QB prospects on display
    Mike Florio takes tweets and calls from PFT Planet and deciphers how important it is for teams to look for a QB in the second round, if the Bengals will send a message to Andy Dalton by drafting a passer, which quarterback prospect would best fit in…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:37pm -
  • newDraft delay not good for the NFL
    Mark Cuban may have been right. It took me a while to type that.  I don’t want Mark Cuban to be right, for various reasons.  Including, you know, Mark Cuban. But I’ve come to wonder whether Cuban may be on to something when he talks about the N…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:28pm -
  • newPFT Live: Should NFL implement a minor league?
    The NFL pushed the draft back two weeks and because of that, we are still speculating what teams will take which prospects and with what pick. DraftNasty.com’s Corey Chavous joins Mike Florio to chat about the latest draft news including, if the NF…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:20pm -
  • newShould the Vikings draft a first-round quarterback?
    Will the Vikings draft a quarterback with the eighth overall pick in the NFL draft? That’s the big question as we examine the Vikings’ draft needs. Three years ago, the Vikings used their first-round pick on a quarterback, Christian Ponder. Altho…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:02pm -
  • newRavens agree to deal with WR LaQuan Williams
    The Ravens have reportedly reached a deal with wide receiver LaQuan Williams, who played 23 regular season games for the club from 2011 through 2012. Williams indicated he would be returning to Baltimore on his verified Twitter account. The Baltimore…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:02pm -
  • newDraft needs: Minnesota Vikings
    The Vikings are coming off a disappointing season in which a last-place finish in the NFC North cost coach Leslie Frazier his job. Now General Manager Rick Spielman needs to assemble a roster that new coach Mike Zimmer can build into a winner, or els…
    - 5 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • Bears worked out Darius Reynaud on Wednesday
    The Bears, who signed tailback Shaun Draughn on Wednesday, also took a look another veteran running back with kick-returning experience yesterday. According to Howard Balzer of The Sports Xchange, the Bears tried out Darius Reynaud, who had stints wi…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 6:10pm -
  • Goodell: Playoff expansion to be discussed at next owners meeting
    An expanded NFL playoff field is probably inevitable, even if it’s not imminent. But don’t tell that to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell told Bob Glauber of Newsday that owners would discuss the proposal at their May 20 meeting in Atlanta,…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 6:03pm -
  • No holes in Vikings schedule, despite presence of Gophers
    Making an NFL schedule is complicated enough, but with the Vikings in someone else’s building, it added a layer to the proceedings. According to Master Tesfatsion of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the league had to work around a number of requests…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 5:47pm -
  • Report: Bucs would seriously consider Manziel at No. 7
    Since the draft should be today but won’t be today because the NFL moved it to two weeks from today, we’ll spend today and the next 13 tomorrows wondering what will happen when draft day finally is today. The guy about which everyone wonders the…
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 5:42pm -
  • PFT Live 04/24: Corey Chavous, PFT Planet
    Mike Florio talks with Corey Chavous of Draftnasty.com about the unknowns that could be called early in the draft. Then, Florio takes calls and tweets from NFL fans.            
    - 6 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 5:12pm -
  • Paul McCartney to perform at final concert at Candlestick Park
    The headliner at Candlestick’s Park final concert is a legendary musical performer who has some experience playing at the soon-to-be closed stadium. Via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Paul McCartney will play the closing show at Candlestick Park on…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 4:58pm -
  • Spurrier thinks the Texans “have to” take Clowney
    South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says the Houston Texans have only one option with the first overall pick in the NFL draft: Select former South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. “Yeah, I think you have to,” Spurrier said when asked by D…
    - 7 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 4:49pm -
  • Report: Patriots sign Josh Hull
    Linebacker Josh Hull was released by the Redskins earlier this month, but it looks like he’s landed a new job. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Patriots have signed Hull to a one-year deal. No financial terms were disclosed, but it is unlikely…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 4:02pm -
  • More physicals in Indy for some top prospects
    It seems like the Scouting Combine was forever ago, but some prospects are heading back to Indianapolis for one of the final steps in the pre-draft process. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton is among a…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 3:40pm -
  • PFT Live: Draft preview with Corey Chavous, PFT Planet calls and tweets
    The NFL Draft kicks off two weeks from tonight and we’ll be looking ahead to it on Thursday’s PFT Live. Former NFL defensive back Corey Chavous of DraftNasty.com will join Mike Florio to break down the latest about what he’s hearing about how t…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 3:31pm -

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  • newYankees' Pineda banned 10 games by MLB
    New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" in Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.
    - 57 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:44pm -
  • newBobcats' McRoberts fined $20K for LeBron hit
    Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making excessive contact with his foul on LeBron James late in the Miami Heat's victory in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
    - 57 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:44pm -
  • new49ers' Smith won't face felony in airport case
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has referred Aldon Smith's airport arrest earlier this month to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:30pm -
  • newTommy John stunned by surgery 'epidemic'
    Former major league pitcher Tommy John says it's "unreal" that so many pitchers need elbow surgery 40 years after he was the first to undergo the procedure that now bears his name.
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:23pm -
  • newSuspended Cooke apologizes for Barrie hit
    Suspended winger Matt Cooke of the Minnesota Wild apologized Thursday for the knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado's Tyson Barrie during their first-round playoff series.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:02pm -
  • newPhelps wins 100 fly heat in comeback meet
    Michael Phelps has qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:48pm -
  • newKosar: Concussions cost me broadcasting job
    Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he has been removed as a TV commentator for Cleveland's preseason games because of slurred speech he attributes to concussions sustained in the NFL.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:46pm -
  • newD'Antoni's brother hired as coach at Marshall
    The Marshall Thundering Herd have filled their coaching vacancy with NBA assistant Dan D'Antoni, athletic director Mike Hamrick announced Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:47pm -
  • newOscar Robertson: Melo should bolt Knicks
    If Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson were advising Carmelo Anthony, he'd tell him to leave the New York Knicks this summer.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:05pm -
  • newSosa to 'clear it up,' sad to miss Cubs party
    The Chicago Cubs feel like Sammy Sosa owes them an apology, and the former slugger told ESPNDeportes.com on Thursday that he is willing to sit down with the club to make amends.
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 7:57pm -

FOX Sports

  • Gonzalez back at Falcons camp Aug. 17?

    - 7 Aug 13, 5:08pm -
  • Packers LT Bulaga to have surgery on torn ACL, will miss season

    - 7 Aug 13, 5:06pm -
  • Former Jet Moore opts to retire
    After sleeping on it, Brandon Moore has decided to retire ratherthan join the Dallas Cowboys.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:52pm -
  • Obama: Russia must ease stance
    President Barack Obama is the latest public figure to call forRussia to ease its anti-gay stance and urge the nation to welcomegay and lesbian athletes to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:29pm -
  • Injured Saints duo lost for season
    The Saints have lost receiver Joseph Morgan and defensive endKenyon Coleman for the season because of injuries, depriving NewOrleans of one of its top deep threats and a reliable veteranrun-stopping lineman.
    - 7 Aug 13, 1:13pm -
  • Team staged rejected proposal
    The minor league baseball team in New Britain, Conn., isacknowledging it staged a rejected marriage proposal as a publicitystunt.
    - 7 Aug 13, 10:09am -
  • Tiger has one last shot at a major
    Is Tiger Woods changing his tune about the importance of winningmajors?
    - 6 Aug 13, 9:03pm -
  • Manziel gets advice from Newton
    Cam Newton can relate to what Johnny Manziel is going through. The Panthers QB said he's spoken to Manziel a few times this offseason.
    - 6 Aug 13, 8:25pm -
  • Report: Autographs net Manziel $7,500
    Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel allegedly accepted $7,500as payment for signing approximately 300 mini- and full-sizedfootball helmets, according to an autograph broker who spoke withESPN.
    - 6 Aug 13, 7:25pm -
  • Surgery successful, another needed
    Tony Stewart underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair thebroken right tibia and fibula suffered Monday night in a sprint carrace in Iowa. Stewart will need a second surgery and remainshospitalized. There was no timetable for his return.
    - 6 Aug 13, 6:34am -

Yahoo Sports

  • newPineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal
    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won't appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts.
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:41pm -
  • newNew statue of Penn State's Paterno set for 2015 unveiling: alumni
    By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Fundraising for a new statue depicting Joe Paterno "as the man he was and not Joe the football coach" is set to begin two years after his image was removed from Penn State University because of a ch…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:32pm -
  • newNorthwestern players to cast historic union vote
    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern University's football players will cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and possibly years…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:31pm -
  • newArmstrong teammate Hincapie pens stark memoir
    George Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall.
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:27pm -
  • newNCAA board endorses more power for big schools
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 10:18pm -
  • newBobcats' McRoberts fined $20,000 for LeBron foul
    NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making unnecessary and excessive contact with Miami Heat forward LeBron James.
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:36pm -
  • newYankees' Pineda banned 10 games for using pine tar
    (Reuters) - New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for having a foreign substance on his body during Wednesday's game against the Boston Red Sox. Pineda was ejected from the game in th…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:10pm -
  • newPine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseball
    It's fair to suspect that Michael Pineda isn't the only pitcher trying a few tricks on the mound from time to time.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 9:04pm -
  • newMichael Phelps wins 100 fly heat in comeback meet
    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A giddy Michael Phelps qualified fastest for the 100-meter butterfly final Thursday in his first competition since retiring after the 2012 London Olympics.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:44pm -
  • newAnother goalie switch for the Flyers coming up
    VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — A tag-team goalie tandem helped the Philadelphia Flyers reach the Stanley Cup Finals four years ago. They hope it gets them through the first round this spring.
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 8:40pm -
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