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Report: Seahawks won’t give Russell Wilson $20 million a year

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are in the middle of contract negotiations and what was expected to be a smooth process has gotten decidedly rocky. Wilson has one year left on his rookie deal and is in line for an extension, the problem is the Seahawks and he ...

Report: Justin Blackmon denied reinstatement by NFL

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

It doesn't look like Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon will be returning to the NFL any time soon. The No. 5 pick from the 2012 NFL Draft is currently suspended indefinitely by the league and reports on Wednesday make it seem like things will stay that way for a ...

Florida State “negotiating” with Everett Golson

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher made a poor choice of words when answering questions related to the recruitment of Notre Dame graduate transfer Everett Golson on Tuesday. Fisher said, "We're negotiating, we're talking right now. We're going through things, staying in contact with him." OK, obviously that doesn't sound right, ...

Troy Tulowitzki could ask for trade from Colorado Rockies

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

For more than nine years, Troy Tulowitzki has been the face of the Colorado Rockies, but now there is a chance the 30-year-old will wind up playing elsewhere. On Tuesday, reports surfaced claiming the four-time All-Star was considering asking for a trade from the only franchise he has known. The Rockies ...

Kris Bryant hits first home run into new Wrigley Field bleachers

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs opened their new left- and center-field bleachers on Monday and, fittingly, super-rookie Kris Bryant greeted the fans early. The 23-year-old phenom launched a two-run home run to left in the bottom of the first inning to christen the newly rebuilt bleachers. Monday was the first day fans were ...

Bill Simmons, we’re offering you a job (again)

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Back in September, ESPN suspended Bill Simmons for being honest about Roger Goodell (or for challenging his employers to suspend him) and we thought he got a raw deal. After all, he was just being a provocative voice about a sports-related topic, you know, the exact job he was hired ...

Manny Pacquiao has successful shoulder surgery

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

After their mega-fight Saturday night, we found out that Manny Pacquiao entered the ring against Floyd Mayweather with a severely torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. While the fact that the Filipino slugger wasn't 100 percent healthy may not have altered the outcome of the fight, it almost certainly ...

Stephen Strasburg is hurt again

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

On Tuesday night, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg left his start after just three innings thanks to a shoulder injury. Strasburg appeared to be in some discomfort in the first inning, but continued to pitch before leaving early. It is yet another set back for a guy who seems ...