According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton is expected to fall behind in learning Pittsburgh’s offense since he’ll have to miss this week’s OTA’s. Adjust to life without Mike Wallace. Wallace is gone and while Emmanuel Sanders is projected to take over his spot at split end at least for one year,... Read more »The post Markus Wheaton is expected to be behind the learning curve with the Steelers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to CSNWashington.com, it looks like the Redskins will have quite a competition at running back this coming summer. Roy Helu is expected to compete with Chris Thompson and Evan Royster will battle with Jawan Jamison for two roster spots. The next two weeks figure to be particularly important for Helu, Thompson and Jamison. Helu... Read more »The post Redskins will have quite a battle at the running back position appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick told PhillyMag.com that head coach Chip Kelly showed him how to hold a football. “Chip told me how to run with the football the other day,” Vick said. “He taught me how to run with the football and how to carry the football, and I think it’s something that you... Read more »The post Michael Vick says Chip Kelly taught him how to properly hold a football appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
LeBron James did not appreciate Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel referring to the Miami Heat as “just the next team” standing in their way from reaching the NBA Finals. In fact, he was so insulted by the remark that he responded on Sunday with a clearly irritated tone. “We’re not just another team,” James told [...]
Brittney Griner says she was discouraged by her coaches and the Baylor athletic department from being openly gay while in college the past five years. Griner just completed her senior season in Waco and was selected No. 1 overall by the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury. The former two-time first-team All-American center came out publicly last month, [...]
Infielder joins the club, his third in the last three weeks, after being picked up on waivers from the New York Yankees. 'They just told me to take my essential stuff,' he says. Chris Nelson , the newest Angel, strode into the clubhouse just after 8:30 Sunday morning, found his corner locker and began to unpack. It didn't take long.
Second baseman has bruised ribs.The Texas Rangers put second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of bruised ribs and recalled top prospect Jurickson Profar from triple-A Round Rock (Texas).
Philippe Coutinho‘s stunning 25-yard strike sealed Liverpool’s 1-0 victory over QPR as Anfield waved an emotional farewell to Jamie Carragher on the final day of the season at Anfield. The result was the perfect send-off for Carragher, who played the 737th and final game of his glittering 17-year Liverpool career. The Reds stalwart came within […]
David Beckham bid a tearful farewell to professional soccer. The 38-year-old burst into tears as he walked off the field in his final game as a player. The emotional moment brought the Ligue 1 (French first division) game between Paris Saint-Germain and Brest to a temporary halt, as Beckham’s PSG teammates hugged him one-by-one before […]
La Jolla, Calif. – (May 19, 2013) – Third-seeded Vicki Buholz of Dallas ended the USTA National Senior Women’s Hard Court Championships on a winning note as she won the Women’s 50 Consolation singles title for the second consecutive year. Playing on the historic Court No. 1 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, [...]
ATP World Tour 250 Düsseldorf, Germany (+2 hours GMT) 19-25 May, 2013 Surface: Clay May 19, 2013 Results Singles – First Round D Brands (GER) d  L Rosol (CZE) 64 63 J Hajek (CZE) d E Donskoy (RUS) 62 62 I Dodig (CRO) d B Kavcic (SLO) 75 64 Doubles – First Round [...]
BRUSSELS OPEN Brussels, Belgium May 20-25, 2013 $690,000/Premier Red Clay/Outdoors Order Of Play – Monday, May 20, 2013 Center Court (from 11.30hrs) 1. Coco Vandeweghe vs.. Yulia Putintseva (Singles Q Final) 2. Olga Govortsova vs. Arantxa Rus (NB 13.30hrs) 3. Varvara Lepchenko vs. Bojana Jovanovski 4. Sloane Stephens vs. Tsvetana Pironkova (NB 18.00hrs) Court 1 [...]
ATP World Tour 250 Nice, France (+2 hours GMT) 19-25 May, 2013 Surface: Clay RESULTS – SUNDAY, 19 MAY, 2013 Singles – First Round R Berankis (LTU) d  D Istomin (UZB) 62 62 [WC] E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) d A Falla (COL) 75 ret. (left calf) SCHEDULE – MONDAY, 20 MAY, 2013 CENTER start 11:00 [...]
According to Adam Caplan of TheSideLineView.com, the Philadelphia Eagles have waived undrafted rookie running back Miguel Mayonset. The Eagles are expected to waive UDFA RB Miguel Maysonet, per source. Certainly a surprise. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) May 19, 2013 Mayonset is a highly touted back that played for Stony Brook University. His lack of speed... Read more »The post Eagles waive small school stand out Miguel Maysonet appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook knows what he’s going to tell rookie Xavier Rhodes when it comes to covering the number one receiver of opposing teams. “Just let me handle them,” Cook said on 1500 ESPN Radio. Cook wants to sign an extension with Minnesota as he goes into the final year of his rookie... Read more »The post Vikings’ Chris Cook says he’ll “handle” opposing number one receivers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
It looks like there’s nothing more that Raiders fans want than to sign free agent Charles Woodson. Of course Woodson was drafted by the Raiders back in 1999 and Raider Nation would love to see him finish his career in Oakland. Raiders fans have gone to Twitter to make their case for Woodson. @nfl RT... Read more »The post Raiders fans doing their part to land free agent Charles Woodson appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Competitive instinct seemed to take over for Tony Allen during Game 1 of the Western Conference finals between the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Early in the third quarter, Spurs point guard Tony Parker rebounded a Mike Conley miss and was off and running in transition. He took the ball up by [...]
Sometimes, dreams do come true, even if it’s a surprise; just ask Nicole Muxo, a Dwyane Wade fan, who last month made a YouTube video to ask the superstar to her senior prom at Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School in Miami. Sure, he never answered her. Instead he did something even more fantastic, he surprised [...]The post Heat’s Dwyane Wade Surprises Fan Who Invited Him To Prom (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
(May 19, 2013) Serena Williams extended her career-best winning streak to 24 with an easy 6-1, 6-3 over Victoria Azarenka to capture her first Italian Open title since she first won it in 2002 when she defeated Justine Henin. Martina Navratilova holds the record the longest women’s winning streak in the Open Era at 74 [...]
(May 19, 2013) Rafael Nadal cruised past Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 for his seventh Italian Open title on Sunday, which will move his ranking up to No. 4. Nadal is now 20-10 head-to-head against the No. 3 Federer. This weeks’ results move Nadal to atop the ATP race based on 2013 results only. For [...]
Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel said Sunday in a radio interview from the NFLPA Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles that he is quickly picking up the team's offense, which he said is less complex than the system he used at Florida State.
Robert Griffin III is getting married, and many Redskins fans aren’t invited to wedding. That hasn’t stopped them from buying their star player everything he asked for, though. The Redskins quarterback thanked his fans on Sunday for buying all of the items from his wedding registry at Bed Bath & Beyond. The registry was previously […]
The Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation, RUFF for short, held its 9th event this past Saturday, May 18th, at the SanYa-HaiNan MGM Grand Sanya situated at Yalong Bay in Hohhot. RUFF 9 was just one of many Asian Mixed Martial Arts events that took place on Saturday, alongside PXC 37 and many others. In the main event, [...]
Thanks to the folks at MMAFighting.com for supplying the fans with access to the UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference.The main event at UFC on FX 8 fans were treated to an outstanding finish by hometown boy Vitor Belfort, as he landed a perfectly timed spinning back-kick to the chin of Luke Rockhold.
Lucas Matthysse cemented himself as one of the most dangerous fighters in boxing with his 3rd-round TKO of Lamont Peterson on Saturday night in Atlantic City. Matthysse (34-2, 32 KOs) knocked down Peterson once in the second and two more times in the third before the referee called it off to save a woozy Peterson. [...]
Neither team has done much winning the last few seasons, but their fans believe every season that a championship is in the making, only to be disappointed. When I think of our local baseball teams and their supporters, I envision my wife in a bathing suit.
The Denver Broncos have moved on, even if their fans haven't.
General managers and managers weigh in this week."I want him to play 100 miles an hour with his hair on fire."
Madison Bumgarner is a standout, but Matt Cain has given up the most home runs in the majors and the days of stardom for Ryan Vogelsong, Barry Zito and Tim Lincecum appear to be over.Giant vulnerability?
Late in Game 6 of a decisive elimination game between the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers, Roy Hibbert used his defensive gargantuan ability and absolutely obliterated Anthony’s dunk attempt.The post Roy Hibbert Blocks Carmelo Anthony’s Dunk (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
The manager says his decision to use his best reliever often in innings other than the ninth is based on the team's needs but that he doesn't like using a committee of pitchers for the ninth.
Mike Scioscia calls it a 'recharge day' for the slumping outfielder, who comes into the game in the seventh inning and hits a single and scores.
If you were ever curious what Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers does in his off-time, this video may be perfect for you. Pay attention to the weather map and the names above/below the city names; this is exactly what one would expect out of Metta.The post Metta World Peace Does Weather For Fox 11 Los Angeles (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Countryman Vitor Belfort had a homecoming for the ages in the main event versus Luke Rockhold. Belfort came out throwing some fancy kicks early in the fight against Rockhold, but it was the second go-round with his spinning back-kick that dropped the American. “The Phenom” is now on a two fight winning streak and will [...]
When Maximum Fighting Championships President Mark Pavelich was on MMASucka Radio to promote one of his MFC events he made a comment that didn't sit well with some of Canada’s MMA promoters, especially Aggression Fighting Championships owner Darren Owen. Pavelich claimed that his under cards were better than most main cards in Canada.
Two rookies that I believe can end up making an immediate impact for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013, are wide receiver Terrance Williams and cornerback B.W. Webb. The Cowboys are in need of a nickel corner now that Mike Jenkins is gone. Don’t tell me Orlando Scandrick can get the job done because he can’t.... Read more »The post Terrance Williams, B.W. Webb could be imapct rookies for the Cowboys appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Trent Cole and has been one of the NFL’s best pass rushers over the course of his career and now he’ll be an outside linebacker in the Eagles new 3-4 defense under new head coach Chip Kelly. Cole will now have to learn how to drop back into pass coverage and read opposing offenses a... Read more »The post Brandon Graham, Trent Cole may have a hard time with Chip Kelly’s 3-4 defense appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
New York Giants linebacker Aaron Curry believes he can be the impact player the Giants need at linebacker. “I’m very optimistic about the future,” Curry said, via the New York Daily News.“I really believe I have the ability to be an impact linebacker on this defense. I feel like I can affect each play that... Read more »The post Aaron Curry believes he can be an impact player for the Giants appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Roy Hibbert had an amazing block on Carmelo Anthony in the fourth quarter of Game 6 between the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks that was a major turning point in the game. The Knicks were up 92-90 with around five minutes left and looked like they might send the Eastern Conference semifinals series to [...]
Tampa Bay rallies for six runs in the ninth inning to snap Baltimore's streak of 109 consecutive wins in games it led after seven innings.Matt Joyce's two-run double keyed a six-run ninth-inning rally Saturday that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 10-6 victory at Baltimore, ending the Orioles' franchise-record streak of 109 consecutive wins when leading after seven innings. The uprising was mainly at the expense of Baltimore closer Jim Johnson (1-4), whose club-record streak of 35 straight saves ended Tuesday.
After another loss, Dodgers' manager insists the team is capable of winning.
According to the Sacramento Bee, second-year wide receiver A.J. Jenkins has a great opportunity to be the 49ers’ third receiver this coming season. The 49ers’ starting receivers promise to be Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin. The third receiver spot, however, is wide open. Two of the veteran frontrunners, Kyle Williams and Mario Manningham, are coming off of ACL injuries, and neither is expected... Read more »The post A.J. Jenkins has a chance to be the 49ers third receiver this year appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
The Minnesota Vikings vice president of public affairs/stadium development, Lester Bagley spoke with the St. Paul Pioneer Press and was asked how the roof on the new stadium will be cleaned since it will be clear. The ETFE product is self-cleaning. It’s the largest clear roof in the world and the first on a stadium in... Read more »The post Vikings new stadium will have a self-cleaning roof appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
With running back Mike Goodson’s recent arrest, Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon believes he’ll be released. “It’s one of the things where it’s zero-tolerance with stuff like that,” Colon told the New York Daily News. “It’s sad. Mike could have been huge for us.” “He wasn’t around a lot, so I didn’t really get to... Read more »The post Willie Colon believes the Jets will release Mike Goodson appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Vitor Belfort beat Luke Rockhold in the first round of their middlewight fight at UFC on FX 8 on Saturday with an absolutely stunning spinning heel kick to the head. Belfort knocked Rockhold down with the kick then jumped on him for a few punches before the referee stopped the fight with 2:32 left in [...]
Poor Alexis Normand. Prior to a Memorial Cup game between the Halifax Mooseheads and Portland Winterhawks on Saturday in Saskatoon, the Canadian singer delivered one of the worst renditions of The Star-Spangled Banner we have ever heard. Normand got off to a nice start with the song, but her first error came when she got [...]
Adrien Broner has been cultivating a reputation as the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. Based on his appearances and behavior, he’s well on his way to carrying the “Money” torch. Broner showed up to the Lamont Peterson-Lucas Matthysse fight card in Atlantic City on Saturday iced out with a diamond grill and some diamond stud earrings. [...]
Alberto Callaspo hits a three-run home run and drives in five runs for the Angels, who overcome a four-run lead and then let Chicago back in the game. Mark Trumbo also hits a home run for the Angels.The Angels may be constructed to win games like these, slugfests in which the offense outhits their pitching deficiencies, but that blueprint seems built more for stress than long-term success.
A lot had to go right for L.A. to get Kershaw with the No. 7 pick in 2006 draft — including just enough going wrong in his last high school start seen by scouts.On the morning that would deliver to the Dodgers their greatest arm in two generations, Clayton Kershaw awoke with a thought.
La Jolla, Calif. – (May 18, 2013) – With main draw singles matches already completed, consolation matches took center stage at the USTA National Senior Women’s Hard Court Championships at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. On a bright and sunny Saturday morning, third-seeded Vicki Buholz of Dallas advanced to the Women’s 50s Consolation [...]