1. Timber Creek's Nash Accepts Rutgers Offer

    Myles Nash, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound senior-to-be at Timber Creek High School, has accepted a football scholarship to Rutgers. Nash played defensive end and was the backup quarterback for the 12-0 Chargers...

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  2. Rob Gronkowski, Maurice Jones-Drew to Strip Down for ESPN

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be taking off his shirt again, although it probably won’t generate quite as much controversy as his topless gyrations following the Super Bowl...

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  3. Jaguars Season Ticket Sales Are Ahead of 2011 Pace

    In recent years there have been many stories about attendance and ticket sales in Jacksonville with few of those stories containing much in the way of good news.....

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  4. Could Jags Live with so-so Pass Protection?

    Not long ago, I pondered whether it would be so terrible if the Titans had a great pass-protecting offensive line that was only average at run-blocking.....

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  5. Sullivan: Jags' WRs Need 'Elevator Music'

    Jerry Sullivan spent the position period of the Jaguars ’ offseason practices running slow-motion routes. Put your foot in the ground, like this. Drop your hips, like this. Don’t round the corner, like this...

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  6. Titans Introduce Half-Season Ticket Packages

    The effort to keep LP Field full won’t be confined to building a couple of giant TV screens. For the first time ever, the Titans will give fans an alternative to buy tickets on a full-season or single-game basis...

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  7. Tennessee Titans' Craig Stevens Is 'a Beast of a Blocker'

    Titans tight end Jared Cook has nearly 80 receptions over the past two years. Teammate Taylor Thompson is already drawing comparisons to Rob Gronkowski...

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  8. Titans' Hidden Treasure: Cornerbacks

    Lose a known name, fail to replace him with a equally notable veteran or a prominent draft pick, and outsiders tend to panic. That’s what’s happened in Tennessee as the Titans lost Cortland Finnegan as a free agent to St...

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  9. Pat Cummings, an Ex-Maverick, Dies at 55

    Pat Cummings, who played forward for the Knicks in the mid-1980s, died yesterday afternoon in a friend’s apartment. He was 55.....

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  10. If Deron Williams Doesn't Come, Who Does?

    The leading question about the Dallas Mavericks heading into Sunday's start of free agency is, if not Deron Williams, then who? Well, it's a fine question...

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  11. Delonte West Recruits Deron Williams on Twitter

    Delonte West took to Twitter late Wednesday night to try convincing Deron Williams to sign with the Mavericks . Williams is reportedly going to decide between staying with the Brooklyn Nets and joining his hometown Mavericks...

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  12. Mavs Fear Deron Williams Is Brooklyn-Bound

    As executives make their final preparations for the draft and engage in serious trade talks over the next 48 hours, Deron Williams’ impending free agency looms large...

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  13. VIDEO Glen Davis Does the "Shuffling Dance"

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  14. Time to Trade Howard Is Now

    When the Orlando Magic went out without so much as a whimper during the first round of the NBA playoffs in May, the calls for change in Central Florida rang louder than they ever have before...

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  15. New Magic GM Says No Decision Made Yet on Howard

    If the Orlando Magic are planning to make any franchise changing moves on draft night, new general manager Rob Hennigan isn’t about to tip his hand about it one bit.....

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  16. On Leaving the Orlando Magic

    As you all know by now, my tenure as Director of Player Development for the Orlando Magic has come to an end- I was let go by the organization on Monday...

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  17. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Prospects with the Most Potential

    One draft pick can change everything. Just ask the Portland Trail Blazers after choosing Sam Bowie over Michael Jordan and Greg Oden over Kevin Durant...

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  18. Schedule Analysis: Virginia Tech

    Gut-check time: Take your pick between Sept. 3 versus the Jackets, Oct. 20 at Clemson, or Nov. 8 against Florida State. My pick is the October game in Death Valley...

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  19. Linebacker, Safety No Longer on Team, Expected to Transfer

    A pair of Virginia Tech players -- outside linebacker Nick Dew and safety Theron Norman -- are no longer on the football team and are expected to transfer, a school spokesman confirmed...

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  20. ACC's Swofford Applauds Virginia Tech President Steger's Playoff Leadership

    An architect by trade, Virginia Tech President Charles Steger is far less visible, and appears far less active, in Hokies athletics than his predecessor, Paul Torgersen...

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  21. Kentucky Basketball Nominated for Four ESPYs

    The ESPYs are coming! On July 11th, ESPN will honor the best in sports, and not surprisingly, Kentucky basketball has been nominated for four awards: Best Team, Best Coach ( John Calipari ...

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  22. Analyst Fears Outrageous Expectations Being Set for No. 1 Player

    If Kentucky could land the Harrison twins of Richmond, Texas, they would have the No. 1 point guard and shooting guard in the country for the Class of 2013. If John Calipari ’s staff could sign Jabari Parker, they’d get the No...

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  23. Odds Ends: Nets, Humphries, Hawks, Olympics

    Already this offseason, international outlets have linked the Nets to contract agreements with Andrei Kirilenko and Mirza Teletovic, among others, but GM Billy King cautioned today not to believe everything you read...

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  24. Billy King Says Nets More Concerned About Free Agency Than the NBA Draft

    Deron Williams officially notified the Nets last week he won't be opting into the final year of his contract, meaning that, yes, he officially is a free agent, able to field offers ...

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  25. Florida State Places 11 on Athlon Sports' Preseason All-ACC Teams

    Continuing with our preseason football theme, Athlon Sports on Tuesday morning unveiled its 2012 preseason All-ACC team, and placed a school-high 11 Florida State Seminoles on the three teams...

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