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Aldon Smith suspended 9 games; 49ers defense takes big fantasy hit

Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games, making three starters that will miss significant time on San Francisco's defense. We break down the fantasy implications. San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith will miss the first nine games of the regular season due to a suspension, and will not be available to return until Week 11. Show More Summary

How does Roger Goodell's stance on violence apply to Greg Hardy?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has admitted he was wrong on the Ray Rice domestic violence discipline, a stance that has drawn praise from onlookers who previously were livid with Rice's two-game suspension. That's the good news. The...Show More Summary

Kenny Hill: New Texas A&M Quarterback Tops Johnny Manziel’s Career Record

Kenny Hill showed that Texas A&M might not have too difficult a quarterback transition from Johnny Manziel, setting a single-game record in his debut as the Aggies starter. Hill led the team to a 52-28 victory over No. 9 South Carolina in Thursday night’s opener, and in the process beat Manziel’s single-game passing record with

Shelly Sterling on Clippers sale: Steve Ballmer got ‘a bargain’ after $2 billion purchase

16 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

Logic and rich people don’t always go hand in hand. While most of the world thinks billionaire ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer overpaid for the Los Angeles Clippers, Shelly Sterling, the wife of ousted owner Donald Sterling, thinks he got a “bargain.” In fact, in an interview with the Associated Press, she confidently proclaimed Ballmer “saved […]

Bayern Munich, Manchester City Will Not Faze Roma in Champions League

Bayern Munich, Manchester City, CSKA Moscow and AS Roma. This season's Champions League group of death. It will be a baptism of fire for Rudi Garcia's Roma, but it's also the perfect return to Europe's biggest competition for the Giallorossi...Show More Summary

Dallas Cowboys' projected roster

IRVING, Texas -- Examining the Dallas Cowboys' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Tony Romo Brandon Weeden I'm holding firm with two quarterbacks and believe the Cowboys will be able to slide Dustin Vaughan to the practice squad. He has some skills that might be worth developing, but not even Romo's worrisome back has me keeping a third quarterback. Show More Summary

Michael Sam: Latest Comments and Speculation on Rams DE Before Roster Cuts

Defensive end Michael Sam is very much on the St. Louis Rams' roster bubble, but the seventh-round rookie believes he'll be playing in the NFL during the 2014 regular season. According to's Nick Wagoner, the Missouri product...Show More Summary

Derek Carr could get Week 1 start over Matt Schaub, fantasy value rising

The Raiders rookie quarterback picked apart the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday and seems to have locked down the starter's gig in Oakland. We break down the fantasy implications. Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr has a 100 percent chance of being the team's starting quarterback going into Week 1, according to a report by Vic Tafur. Show More Summary

Report: UEFA Set to Alter Champions League Seeding Starting in 2015/16

UEFA is reportedly attempting to change their criteria for seeding clubs in the Champions League, which will benefit the league winners of Europe's top nations. According to Bryan Swanson of Sky Sports, UEFA president Michel PlatiniShow More Summary

Tom Brady Reportedly Furious At Patriots Over Logan Mankins Trade

Tom Brady signed a smaller contract to help the New England Patriots keep some important pieces around him, so the All-Pro quarterback was reportedly furious when the team chose to send off one of his chief protectors, Logan Mankins. The team traded Mankins to the Buccaneers after asking first trying to get Pro Bowl guard

USC Footballer Quits, Calls Coach Racist

Steve Sarkisian has yet to coach a single football game at USC, but the new head coach is having a seriously awful preseason. Just after a star player fabricated a hero tale about himself, Trojans senior Anthony Brown has quit the team and taken to social media to call Sarkisian...

Despite watching them play, Jerry Jones says Cowboys defense “much improved”

The Dallas Cowboys set franchise records last season for defensive ineptitude that included allowing 415 yards per game to opposing offenses. They lost DeMarcus Ware, Jason Hatcher and Sean Lee off of that defense a year ago and the struggles have continued this preseason. Dallas has allowed 29 points per game this August – with…

2014 Final NFL Cuts: Teams trim rosters down to 53 players

Roughly 700 NFL players will be out of a job by Saturday at 4 p.m. ET when NFL teams are required to cut their rosters down to 53 players.

Why Would the Cowboys Want Adrian Peterson?

The segment of an ESPN the Magazine feature story on Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones that has recently sparked controversy because it indicates tampering was committed during a phone conversation between Jones and All-Planet Minnesota...Show More Summary

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Leicester City

20 hours agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Possible Arsenal Starting Line-Up Against Leicester City - originally posted on After scraping into the group stages of the Champions League in midweek, Arsenal look to get back to winning ways in the Premier League. The Gunners travel to the King Power Stadium on Sunday to take on Leicester City, who … Read More ? From - Football News

D.J. Swearinger not fined for hit that concussed Welker

Texans safety D.J. Swearinger earned the ire of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and a penalty for a hit in last week’s preseason game that left Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker with a concussion, but the league didn’t think he did anything that warranted further punishment. PFT has confirmed with the league that Swearinger did not…

Manchester United Agree £14 Million Fee For Daley Blind, Say Reports

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

According to reports in England and the Netherlands, Manchester United have agreed a £14 million fee for AFC Ajax defender Daley Blind. All that is left is for the player to agree to personal terms with the Premier League club, which … Continue reading ? Manchester United Agree £14 Million Fee For Daley Blind, Say Reports is a post from World Soccer Talk.

PWA Slalom World Cup Alacati 2014

From Aug 26 until Aug 31 59 men and 22 women are competing at the 2014 Pegasus Airlines PWA Slalom World Cup Alacati in Turkey.

Quotables: Roger Goodell admits mistake with Ray Rice suspension, Adrian Peterson wanted to play for the Cowboys

Also, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder wants a new palace for his team. "I didn't get it right." - Roger Goodell, on his handling of Ray Rice's domestic violence situation The hot button topic of the NFL offseason was the grainy...Show More Summary

The Time Is Right for Shinji Kagawa and Tom Cleverley to Leave Manchester United

Some relationships have to come to an end. There doesn't have to be a screaming row. Or a cheating partner doing the dirty behind the other's back. There doesn't always have to be a guilty party. Sometimes, it's just best to part ways. Shinji...Show More Summary

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