Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Rob Gronkowski expected to play football in 2018

  1. Rob Gronkowski expected to play football in 2018  NFL.com
  2. NFL Rumors: Rob Gronkowski Expected To Play In 2018 After Mulling Retirement  NESN.com
  3. Report: Expectation is Rob Gronkowski returns to Patriots in 2018  WEEI.com (blog)
  4. Rob Gronkowski's representation declines comment on potential retirement  Boston HeraldFull coverage

Matt Forte thanks Bears fans and McCaskey family in announcing his retirement

  1. Matt Forte thanks Bears fans and McCaskey family in announcing his retirement  Chicago Tribune
  2. Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons  NFL.com
  3. Matt Forte retires after 10 years in NFL  USA TODAYFull coverage

The Latest: Browns' Jackson wants to avoid rookie QB again

  1. The Latest: Browns' Jackson wants to avoid rookie QB again  SFGate
  2. See Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers Look Romantic in Mexico: 'They're Really Into Each Other'  PEOPLE.com
  3. Packers GM wants Aaron Rodgers deal “sooner than later”  Yahoo Sports
  4. The Latest: Contract talks with Rodgers 'sooner than later'  Washington PostFull coverage

Teams back at combine in search of 2018 success

  1. Teams back at combine in search of 2018 success  SFGate
  2. Jon Gruden seemingly not a fan of analytics, wants to 'throw the game back to 1998'  CBSSports.com
  3. When did Jon Gruden decide he would not coach Bucs again? 'When I was fired'  Tampabay.com (blog)
  4. Jon Gruden's most notable quotes at the 2018 NFL Combine  The Mercury NewsFull coverage

Alabama spring practice: Nick Saban faces his most interesting quarterback choice yet

  1. Alabama spring practice: Nick Saban faces his most interesting quarterback choice yet  CBSSports.com
  2. ECU grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew commits to Alabama  AL.com
  3. Gators offer 4-star Alabama commit  247SportsFull coverage

Cowboys won't have 'Zeke rules' for Elliott

  1. Cowboys won't have 'Zeke rules' for Elliott  ESPN
  2. Cowboys Won't Give Ezekiel Elliott Special Rules to Avoid Off-Field Issues  Bleacher Report
  3. Finding Byron Jones' Best Position Is Biggest Piece Of The DB Puzzle  DallasCowboys.com
  4. My summer as a Dallas Cowboys 'call girl'  The Week MagazineFull coverage

1 Free Agent Every NBA Team Should Already Be Thinking About

  1. 1 Free Agent Every NBA Team Should Already Be Thinking About  Bleacher Report
  2. Julius Randle Has Earned Long-Term Deal From The Lakers  The Big LeadFull coverage

Expert: Basketball powers like Arizona 'make a choice to wade' into murky recruiting waters

  1. Expert: Basketball powers like Arizona 'make a choice to wade' into murky recruiting waters  Arizona Daily Star
  2. College Basketball Podcast: Could Sean Miller actually end up keeping his job?  CBSSports.com
  3. Arizona and Sean Miller: The only path forward is to walk apart  The Mercury News
  4. Fire Sean Miller? Arizona Wildcats coach's fate dominating college basketball discussion  AZCentral.com
  5. Is There A Good Reason To Doubt ESPN's Sean Miller Report?  DeadspinFull coverage

Skip Bayless reveals how the Dallas Cowboys were robbed in the 2014 Divisional Round playoffs

  1. Skip Bayless reveals how the Dallas Cowboys were robbed in the 2014 Divisional Round playoffs  FOXSports.com
  2. Jason Garrett mum on Dez Bryant's roster status  NFL.com
  3. Oh, So Now NFL Decides Dez and Calvin Caught It, After Years of Bad Rule Changes to Justify Those Calls?  The Big Lead
  4. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Has Dallas Had Enough of Dez?  Bleacher ReportFull coverage

Ryan Shazier Won't Play In 2018, But He Still Wants To Play

  1. Ryan Shazier Won't Play In 2018, But He Still Wants To Play  Deadspin
  2. Steelers say Ryan Shazier will not play in 2018  Washington Post
  3. Ryan Shazier won't play in 2018, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says  USA TODAYFull coverage

LeBron James: First NBA player with 30000 points, 8000 rebounds and 8000 assists

  1. LeBron James: First NBA player with 30000 points, 8000 rebounds and 8000 assists  Chicago Tribune
  2. Rocket Power: Nick Wright reveals why Houston's Big 3 pose a serious threat to dethroning Warriors  FOXSports.com
  3. LeBron James seals triple-double month in Cavaliers' victory against Nets  USA TODAYFull coverage

John Lynch explains 49ers' approach with Reuben Foster

  1. John Lynch explains 49ers' approach with Reuben Foster  SFGate
  2. John Lynch says 49ers must have contingency plan for Reuben Foster  Sacramento Bee
  3. Niners will be transparent with Reuben Foster case  NFL.comFull coverage

Silver warns tanking teams will be punished

  1. Silver warns tanking teams will be punished  ESPN
  2. Adam Silver tells NBA teams to stop tanking, or at least stop making it so obvious  Washington Post
  3. The NBA tanking war is escalating from all sides  New York PostFull coverage

Johnny Manziel details his 'Billy Manziel' bender, showing up 'loopy' at Browns facility and more on podcast

  1. Johnny Manziel details his 'Billy Manziel' bender, showing up 'loopy' at Browns facility and more on podcast  cleveland.com
  2. Former Browns QB Johnny Manziel comes clean about 'Billy Vegas'  Akron Beacon Journal
  3. Johnny Manziel comes clean on wild Vegas trip that spawned 'Billy Manziel' persona  SECcountry.comFull coverage

USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds

  1. USA-led 2026 World Cup bid reportedly in jeopardy; Sunil Gulati responds  CBSSports.com
  2. America's World Cup Hosting Bid Might Fail Because Everyone Hates Donald Trump  Deadspin
  3. Donald Trump imperils United States' World Cup bid  New York PostFull coverage

Four Big Ten Teams Poised to Make Noise in March

  1. Four Big Ten Teams Poised to Make Noise in March  Sports Illustrated
  2. Forde Minutes: Will Big Ten's early conference tournament gambit pay off?  Yahoo Sports
  3. 10 memorable moments from UW's 19-year NCAA Tournament run  Milwaukee Journal SentinelFull coverage

Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons

  1. Matt Forte announces retirement after 10 NFL seasons  NFL.com
  2. Matt Forte thanks Bears fans and McCaskey family in announcing his retirement  Chicago Tribune
  3. Matt Forte Announces Retirement After 10 Seasons in NFL  Bleacher ReportFull coverage

Matt Miller's 2018 NFL Scouting Combine Primer

  1. Matt Miller's 2018 NFL Scouting Combine Primer  Bleacher Report
  2. NFL combine sleepers: 10 off-the-radar prospects who could raise draft stock  USA TODAY
  3. NFL Combine 2018: Giants team doctor provides an inside look at the medical evaluations  NJ.com
  4. NFL Combine 2018 - SBNation.com  SB Nation
  5. Analysis | Ranking the Seahawks' top draft needs by position ahead of NFL Combine  Seattle TimesFull coverage

Steelers say Ryan Shazier will not play in 2018

  1. Steelers say Ryan Shazier will not play in 2018  Washington Post
  2. Steelers' Shazier won't play in 2018, GM says  ESPN
  3. Ryan Shazier won't play in 2018, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says  USA TODAYFull coverage

Date set for Jerry Jones hearing in battle over NFL legal fees

  1. Date set for Jerry Jones hearing in battle over NFL legal fees  247Sports
  2. Dallas Cowboys: 7-Round 2018 mock draft pre-Combine  NFL Spin Zone
  3. My summer as a Dallas Cowboys 'call girl'  The Week MagazineFull coverage

Traina Thoughts: Patriots Vs. TB12 Is The Best Feud In Sports Right Now

  1. Traina Thoughts: Patriots Vs. TB12 Is The Best Feud In Sports Right Now  Sports Illustrated
  2. Report: Gronk Feel Like Pawn In Game Of Life  Deadspin
  3. Here's What Rob Gronkowski's Agents Had To Say About Retirement Speculation  NESN.com
  4. Rob Gronkowski's representation declines comment on potential retirement  Boston HeraldFull coverage

Bears GM Ryan Pace on Kyle Fuller's status, Alshon Jeffery's Super success and more

  1. Bears GM Ryan Pace on Kyle Fuller's status, Alshon Jeffery's Super success and more  Chicago Tribune
  2. GM: Bears to cut QB Glennon after one season  ESPN
  3. Mike Glennon to Be Released by Bears After 1 Season with Team  Bleacher ReportFull coverage

Donald Trump imperils United States' World Cup bid

  1. Donald Trump imperils United States' World Cup bid  New York Post
  2. America's World Cup Hosting Bid Might Fail Because Everyone Hates Donald Trump  Deadspin
  3. Anti-Trump sentiments around the world could reportedly cost the US a chance to host the 2026 World Cup  Business InsiderFull coverage

Rating how active every NFL team will be in free agency

  1. Rating how active every NFL team will be in free agency  ESPN
  2. Joe Thomas expected to decide 'fairly soon' on future  NFL.com
  3. Hue Jackson dishes on QBs in play for No. 1: Allen, Darnold, Mayfield and Rosen  Yahoo SportsFull coverage

Is There A Good Reason To Doubt ESPN's Sean Miller Report?

  1. Is There A Good Reason To Doubt ESPN's Sean Miller Report?  Deadspin
  2. Arizona and Sean Miller: The only path forward is to walk apart  The Mercury News
  3. University of Arizona, regents stay quiet for now on Sean Miller, basketball program  Phoenix Business JournalFull coverage

Were Pat Shurmur, Dave Gettleman hinting at Giants' love of Saquon Barkley? 'Comical' to devalue RB

  1. Were Pat Shurmur, Dave Gettleman hinting at Giants' love of Saquon Barkley? 'Comical' to devalue RB  NJ.com
  2. Quotes from Pat Shurmur's Combine presser  Giants.com (blog)
  3. Gettleman not losing sleep over OBJ: 'Social media is evil'  NFL.comFull coverage

Former NBA star Nate Robinson claims Washington booster offered $100000 for return to football

  1. Former NBA star Nate Robinson claims Washington booster offered $100000 for return to football  SECcountry.com
  2. Nate Robinson says he was offered $100000 to continue playing football at Washington  DieHardsFull coverage

Jonathan Stewart released by Panthers, but their plan at running back is clear

  1. Jonathan Stewart released by Panthers, but their plan at running back is clear  SB Nation
  2. Panthers release Jonathan Stewart  NBCSports.com
  3. Panthers release all-time leading rusher Jonathan Stewart  USA TODAYFull coverage

Yankees' Aaron Judge making spring debut Wednesday | What to expect

  1. Yankees' Aaron Judge making spring debut Wednesday | What to expect  NJ.com
  2. Aaron Judge's spring debut is here  New York Post
  3. Russell Wilson Is Fulfilling a Dream—and Impressing Teammates—in Pinstripes  Bleacher ReportFull coverage

Dwyane Wade honors Parkland shooting victim with his shoes and a vintage game-winner

  1. Dwyane Wade honors Parkland shooting victim with his shoes and a vintage game-winner  Washington Post
  2. Three teams. Three game-winners. Relive the magic from Tuesday night.  Miami Herald
  3. Dwyane Wade honors high school shooting victim in perfect way  New York Post
  4. Stoneman Douglas shooting victim was buried in his Dwyane Wade jersey  Miami HeraldFull coverage

Bears will cut QB Mike Glennon after just one season

  1. Bears will cut QB Mike Glennon after just one season  NFL.com
  2. Bears are cutting Willie Young as well  NBCSports.com
  3. Bears to release QB Mike Glennon  Chicago Sun-TimesFull coverage

NFL combine sleepers: 10 off-the-radar prospects who could raise draft stock

  1. NFL combine sleepers: 10 off-the-radar prospects who could raise draft stock  USA TODAY
  2. Forget the 40 times. The most important part of the NFL Combine has nothing to do with workouts  SB Nation
  3. The Alabama players with the most to prove at NFL combine  AL.com
  4. Analysis | Ranking the Seahawks' top draft needs by position ahead of NFL Combine  Seattle Times
  5. Predicting the Fastest 40-Yard Dash Times for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine  Bleacher ReportFull coverage

America's World Cup Hosting Bid Might Fail Because Everyone Hates Donald Trump

  1. America's World Cup Hosting Bid Might Fail Because Everyone Hates Donald Trump  Deadspin
  2. Anti-Trump sentiments around the world could reportedly cost the US a chance to host the 2026 World Cup  Business Insider
  3. Report: Morocco may be leading the race to host the 2026 World Cup  Stars and Stripes FCFull coverage

NFL combine: Jon Gruden wants to turn back the clock; Broncos take aim at a QB fix

  1. NFL combine: Jon Gruden wants to turn back the clock; Broncos take aim at a QB fix  Washington Post
  2. Jon Gruden: Amari Cooper will be offensive focal point  NFL.com
  3. Jon Gruden is depending on big things from Amari Cooper ... and Marshawn Lynch, too  Yahoo Sports
  4. Kurtenbach: Why keeping Michael Crabtree is the right decision for the Raiders  The Mercury NewsFull coverage

Danica Patrick's dad takes apparent anthem shot at Aaron Rodgers

  1. Danica Patrick's dad takes apparent anthem shot at Aaron Rodgers  New York Post
  2. Aaron Rodgers, Packers making progress on extension  NFL.com
  3. Packers president says there's been progress toward an extension for Aaron Rodgers  CBSSports.comFull coverage

Shaq's son to UCLA after passing on Arizona

  1. Shaq's son to UCLA after passing on Arizona  ESPN
  2. Shaq's son Shareef O'Neal commits to UCLA  FOXSports.com
  3. Shaq & Family Celebrate Shareef's UCLA Decision ... With Dancing Video!  TMZ.comFull coverage

UNC basketball team stunned by Miami's buzzer-beater, ruining Heels' senior night

  1. UNC basketball team stunned by Miami's buzzer-beater, ruining Heels' senior night  WLS-TV
  2. Despite loss, see the magic in UNC's senior night  WRALSportsFan.com
  3. At the buzzer: Ja'Quan Newton helps Miami stun No. 9 UNC  FOXSports.com
  4. Ja'Quan Newton buzzer-beater gives Miami key road victory  NBCSports.comFull coverage

IOC Reinstates Barred Russian Olympic Committee

  1. IOC Reinstates Barred Russian Olympic Committee  New York Times
  2. Doping: Russia's Olympic membership is 'fully reinstated'  CNN
  3. International Olympic Committee lifts ban on Russia despite two failed doping tests  CBSSports.comFull coverage

Patriots hope there won't be major void to fill

  1. Patriots hope there won't be major void to fill  The Providence Journal
  2. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's retirement thoughts reportedly started during 2017 training camp  Pats PulpitFull coverage

No. 4 Monster Energy Series team, No. 4 Truck team penalized post-Atlanta

  1. No. 4 Monster Energy Series team, No. 4 Truck team penalized post-Atlanta  Nascar
  2. Jimmie Johnson vows to rise up despite age-old circumstances  Orlando SentinelFull coverage

Hue Jackson expects Joe Thomas' decision on left tackle's future “fairly soon”

  1. Hue Jackson expects Joe Thomas' decision on left tackle's future “fairly soon”  NBCSports.com
  2. Joe Thomas expected to decide 'fairly soon' on future  NFL.com
  3. Hue Jackson says Browns like the QBs in 2018 NFL Draft but keeps mum on potential targets  CBSSports.comFull coverage

Players with Potential to Take Over the 2018 NCAA Tournament

  1. Players with Potential to Take Over the 2018 NCAA Tournament  Bleacher Report
  2. 2018 NCAA Tournament: 16 players to know who can become March Madness heroes  CBSSports.com
  3. The argument for ending Conference Tournaments  Mid-Major Madness
  4. Tipsheet: Mizzou boosts NCAA tourney hopes while Alabama falters  STLtoday.comFull coverage

Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier dealing with concussion symptoms

  1. Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier dealing with concussion symptoms  ESPN
  2. Yankees' Clint Frazier still dealing with concussion symptoms, can't sit down 'without feeling like s--t'  New York Daily News
  3. Checking in on Clint Frazier's and Tyler Wade's adjustments at the plate  River Avenue Blues (blog)Full coverage

What does Saquon Barkley have to prove at the NFL Scouting Combine?

  1. What does Saquon Barkley have to prove at the NFL Scouting Combine?  Allentown Morning Call
  2. Alabama reserves who could step up in 2018  AL.com
  3. The tight end the Saints draft might not be who you think: Mayock  NOLA.com
  4. 2018 NFL Mock Draft: Josh Allen to Giants, USC RB Ronald Jones lands with Eagles  CBSSports.comFull coverage

Preview: Bucks at Pistons

  1. Preview: Bucks at Pistons  FOXSports.com
  2. Wizards 107, Bucks 104: Running out of chances  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  3. Wizards vs Warriors preview: Round 2, fight!  Golden State of Mind
  4. Wizards build big early lead, hold on for dear life to beat Bucks in Milwaukee  Washington PostFull coverage

One of the most controversial plays in NFL history is at the center of the new catch rule debate

  1. One of the most controversial plays in NFL history is at the center of the new catch rule debate  Business Insider
  2. NFL competition committee seeks catch rule changes to make Dez Bryant-like plays completions  USA TODAYFull coverage

Father Prime: Wade gets 27, Heat beat 76ers 102-101

  1. Father Prime: Wade gets 27, Heat beat 76ers 102-101  FOXSports.com
  2. Dwyane Wade buries jumper, proclaims 'This is my house.' Josh Richardson: 'That's why they call it Wade County'  Palm Beach Post (blog)
  3. Dwyane Wade's touching tribute to big fan killed in Fla. school shooting  CBS News
  4. Is Sixers' JJ Redick overpaid? No, not really | Column  NJ.comFull coverage

Jon Jones issues statement after CSAC imposed a fine and revoked his license

  1. Jon Jones issues statement after CSAC imposed a fine and revoked his license  Bloody Elbow
  2. CSAC revokes Jon Jones' license, fines him $205K for failed drug test  ESPN (blog)
  3. California commission fines Jon Jones $205000, revokes his license for failed drug test  Yahoo SportsFull coverage

Aaron Rodgers, Packers making progress on extension

  1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers making progress on extension  NFL.com
  2. Aaron Rodgers can name his price, but at what cost to Packers' chances?  ESPN (blog)
  3. Aaron Rodgers Salary: QB Could Earn $137.5m in Five Years as Packers Plan to Make Him Highest-Paid QB in the NFL  NewsweekFull coverage

Sources: US-led '26 World Cup bid in peril

  1. Sources: US-led '26 World Cup bid in peril  ESPN
  2. United States-led 2026 World Cup bid in jeopardy to Morocco's - sources  ESPN FC
  3. LA's bid to be host city for 2026 World Cup takes a step forward  Los Angeles TimesFull coverage

Predicting the Fastest 40-Yard Dash Times for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

  1. Predicting the Fastest 40-Yard Dash Times for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine  Bleacher Report
  2. NFL Mock Draft 2018: Eagles prioritize offense or defense? Full 7-round projection before NFL Combine  NJ.com
  3. The quarterback questions that will hint at Giants' decision  New York Post
  4. NFL draft's top QBs all face pressing questions at scouting combine  USA TODAYFull coverage

With Shareef O'Neal at UCLA, is the Bruins' class as good as Duke's?

  1. With Shareef O'Neal at UCLA, is the Bruins' class as good as Duke's?  USA TODAY High School Sports
  2. Report: Former Arizona recruit Shareef O'Neal expected to commit to UCLA  CBSSports.comFull coverage

The Case for the NBA Lottery Tournament

  1. The Case for the NBA Lottery Tournament  Sports Illustrated
  2. Stock Up, Stock Down for the Top NBA Prospects in College Basketball  Bleacher Report
  3. Despite Scandal, College Basketball Will Be Fine  Fox Sports RadioFull coverage

Danny Amendola doesn't want to leave New England

  1. Danny Amendola doesn't want to leave New England  NBCSports.com
  2. Danny Amendola rebuffs reports of dissension among Patriots' leading trio  Boston.com
  3. Amendola wants to stay with Pats, 'but it's a business'  NFL.comFull coverage

2018 NFL Mock Draft: Browns snag Andrew Luck in trade, Colts own three top-5 picks

  1. 2018 NFL Mock Draft: Browns snag Andrew Luck in trade, Colts own three top-5 picks  CBSSports.com
  2. Cleveland Browns, drafting a winning quarterback: Crowquill  cleveland.com
  3. The tight end the Saints draft might not be who you think: Mayock  NOLA.comFull coverage

Russia says IOC has reinstated its membership after doping allegations

  1. Russia says IOC has reinstated its membership after doping allegations  The Guardian
  2. Russia Says It's Reinstated to the Olympics After Doping Scandal  Daily Beast
  3. Russia's Olympic membership is 'restored', country says  BBC SportFull coverage

Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Has Dallas Had Enough of Dez?

  1. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Has Dallas Had Enough of Dez?  Bleacher Report
  2. Cowboys have no plans to spend extra time monitoring Ezekiel Elliott this offseason  Dallas News
  3. Jerry Jones, speed dating and a port town: Welcome to NFL's weirdest week  MyAJCFull coverage

These Rockets might really be the Warriors' biggest threat yet

  1. These Rockets might really be the Warriors' biggest threat yet  ESPN
  2. The List: 7 NBA storylines to watch down the stretch of the season  SB Nation
  3. 3-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' win against the Jazz  Houston ChronicleFull coverage

Devils see Michael Grabner's impact in win vs. Penguins

  1. Devils see Michael Grabner's impact in win vs. Penguins  NJ.com
  2. Pens' trade might not be enough  Altoona Mirror
  3. Penguins sign forward Patric Hornqvist to 5-year extension  FOXSports.com
  4. Trader Jim: Penguins' GM smashed the reset button on team's offseason  NBCSports.comFull coverage