When the Jackie Robinson biopic “42″ was released in theaters last month, many baseball fans may have got…
According to ESPN.com, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will visit a spine specialist in three to four weeks to determine whether he’ll need to under go back surgery. He will also visit noted spine specialist Robert Watkins in California in three to four weeks to decide whether he needs back surgery, a source told Schefter.... Read more »The post Report: Rob Gronkowski will visit a specialist in 3-4 weeks to determine if he needs back surgery appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, free agent Charles Woodson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Oakland Raiders. Charles Woodson is returning to the Raiders. He’s agreed to a one-year deal — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) May 22, 2013 I’m not sure how much football Woodson has left in him, but he should... Read more »The post Report: Charles Woodson agrees to a one-year deal with the Raiders appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo probably won’t be healthy enough to participate in mini-camp after undergoing back surgery to remove a cyst. My understanding is #Cowboys are fine bringing Romo back slowly. No decision was made. But was told he probably won’t be back for minicamp —... Read more »The post Report: Tony Romo probably won’t be ready for mini-camp appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Coming off of an early first-round exit, it seemed like the next step for the Los Angeles Clippers would be to fire their coach, Vinny Del Negro. According to Y! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, that moment has finally came. The Clippers have fired Vinny Del Negro, source tells Y! about 3 hours ago via Twitter for [...]The post Report: Los Angeles Clippers Fire Vinny Del Negro appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Victor Oladipo, when he is not doing his best Usher impression or getting insane Michael Jordan comparisons, showed drastic improvement this year at Indiana, and led them to be one of the juggernaut of the past NCAA season. Oladipo, a quality defensive-minded guard, who also has shown some promise on the other end of the floor, [...]The post Report: Blazers want Victor Oladipo; will consider trading up in draft appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
After yesterday’s forearm surgery on tight end Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is pleased with the report he got from the doctors. Kraft says on Gronkowski’s post surgery prognosis: “We were told it was as good a report as we could hope for.” — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 21, 2013 Now that... Read more »The post Robert Kraft: Gronk’s prognosis “was as good a report as we could hope for” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Gareth Bale is more important to Tottenham Hotspur than this photo suggests, and the Premier League club is ready to prove it. The 2012-13 English Player of the Year is set to sign a new contract with Tottenham, which should keep him at White Hart Lane for at least one more season, the London Evening […]
Rob Gronkowski's fourth surgery appears to have gone well. Here's hoping it's the last one.
According to ProFootballTalk.com, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is now out of surgery and the good news is that his infection is gone and a new plate has been inserted. Gronk out of surgery.Infection gone.New plate installed.Good news all around. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 20, 2013 With the infection gone, that means that Gronk likely... Read more »The post Report: Rob Gronkowski’s surgery is a success, infection in his forearm is gone appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent cornerback Charles Woodson will likely be deciding between the Raiders and Broncos. He’s intrigued by the idea of finishing his career in Oakland since that’s where it started. Maybe he picks Denver, but Charles Woodson is intrigued with idea of finishing his NFL career in same place he... Read more »The post Report: Charles Woodson intrigued with the idea of finishing his career in Oakland appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
The NFL schedule is about to change in a big way. Well, the offseason anyway. The NFL and NFL Players Association are on the verge of changing the timing of the NFL draft and moving the start of the league year, and free agency, to before the combine, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. With the […]
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL and the NFLPA are in the process of changing their offseason calendar. They plan on moving the NFL draft to May and the start of the league year to before the scouting combine. The new league year currently starts after the combine. NFL and NFLPA are on verge... Read more »The post Report: NFL, NFLPA in the process of moving the draft to May appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, linebacker Brandon Spikes didn’t show up for organized team activities, but plans on attending the Patriots’ mini camp sessions. The OTA’s are voluntary and Spikes clearly feels like working out on his own is the best thing. The Patriots began their offseason program April 15, and the... Read more »The post Report: Brandon Spikes doesn’t show up for OTA’s appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Although, many expected Free Agent Dwight Howard to return to the Los Angeles Lakers at the start of the 2012-2013 season, the same can not be said after a season filled with struggles, injuries and a sweep in the first round. A report by Ken Berger suggests Dwight Howard has interest in the Houston Rockets. [...]The post Report: Dwight Howard Has Interest In Houston Rockets appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the San Diego Chargers are close to signing free agent Dwight Freeney. When it comes to the pass rushers who are currently available, I believe Freeney is the best fit for the Chargers. Need NFL Tickets?The post Report: Chargers close to signing Dwight Freeney appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to ProFootballTalk.com, contract talks between the New York Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz are moving slowly. A source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the Giants and Cruz continue to talk, but that the process is “moving slowly.” Talks are expected to resume this week. Even though things aren’t moving as... Read more »The post Report: Contract talks between Victor Cruz and the Giants are “moving slowly” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent Dwight Freeney has agreed to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. Source: #Chargers have an agreement in principle for a 2-year deal with Dwight Freeney — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 18, 2013 Freeney should be an upgrade over Melvin Ingram, who the Chargers... Read more »The post Report: Freeney agrees to a two-year deal with the Chargers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
It’s been over two months since free agency started and seven-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney has finally found a new home. Freeney is “nearing a deal” with the San Diego Chargers, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Freeney has been with the Indianapolis Colts his entire career since being drafted No. 11 overall […]
Michael Phelps tweeted on Friday to refute a report that said he would be making a comeback to the swimming pool for the 2016 Olympics. Peter Busch of NBC 2 News in Southwest Florida reported on Friday that “Phelps is planning a return to competitive swimming.” Busch says Phelps “had a change of heart recently [...]
According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is having back problems and may need to undergo surgery. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the Patriots’ policy of not publicly detailing injuries, said the issue is with a different disc than the one that needed to... Read more »The post Report: Rob Gronkowski may need back surgery now appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
The Jets were hoping for some big things out of new running back Mike Goodson this year, but this isn’t what they were talking about. Goodson, who came to the Jets this offseason after a year in Oakland, was arrested early Friday morning on drug possession and weapons charges, according to News 12 New Jersey. […]
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has signed a new contract, although the deal doesn't alter his compensation, Pro Football Talk reported Friday.
The sad story of former Lions wide receiver Titus Young continues to spiral downward. On Thursday, The Press-Enterprise reported that Young’s ex-girlfriend, who was not identified by name, has filed a temporary restraining order against Young. In the filing, Young’s ex-girlfriend claims that Young threatened and harassed her. “He would say things like, ‘I understand […]
We reported a couple of days ago that the Raiders have made a contract offer to free agent Charles Woodson. It looks like the Carolina Panthers have thrown some numbers around with him. According to the New York Daily News, the Panthers have talked money with Woodson. What we know right now is that after... Read more »The post Report: Charles Woodson has talked money with the Panthers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have made an offer to free agent Charles Woodson. For now he plans on visiting with the Raiders on Tuesday, who have also made him an offer. Charles Woodson update, via agent Carl Poston. He plans on visiting #Raiders on Tuesday. He received an... Read more »The post Report: Charles Woodson visiting the Raiders on Tuesday, received an offer from the Broncos appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, a fourth surgery for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is “imminent.” From Total Access: #Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski’s 4th surgery is imminent, I’m told. Plan is for Monday. Took X-Rays, was examined yesterday — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 16, 2013 Patriots “expect” Gronk to be ready for... Read more »The post Report: Fourth surgery for Rob Gronkowski is “imminent” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to the Washington Post, both the Giants and Redskins have both looked into signing free agent running back Tim Hightower this offseason. The Washington Redskins and New York Giants have both had exploratory talks regarding the services of free agent running back Tim Hightower, who last played for the Redskins during the 2012 preseason, two people with knowledge... Read more »The post Report: Giants, Redskins have both inquired about Tim Hightower appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports, free agent wide receiver Randy Moss isn’t sure if he wants to play football this season. Randy Moss still hasn’t decided if he wants to play next season, I’m told. — mike freeman (@realfreemancbs) May 16, 2013 Even if Moss ends up wanting to play this season, I... Read more »The post Report: Randy Moss doesn’t know if he wants to play football in 2013 appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
I sat down with J.R. the Bossman and talked about Titus Young’s crime spree, quarterback situations in Oakland and Buffalo and numerous other topics. Need NFL Tickets?The post PFZ & The Bossman Show – Pro Football Report episode 2 appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is perhaps better known for his gay-rights activism and Twitter persona than his play on the field. When he was cut by Minnesota, he even suggested that their decision could be the result of his outspoken nature. But, hey, if you’re an outspoken advocate of gay rights, what better place […]
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Denver Broncos are trying to sign free agent Charles Woodson, but the Giants could get in the way. Broncos pursuing deal with DB Charles Woodson and thought it could happen quickly but Giants could have renewed interest — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) May 16, 2013 It looks like things are... Read more »The post Report: Broncos trying to sign Charles Woodson appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Now that former general manager Buddy Nix has stepped down, on Thursday, the Buffalo Bills plan on announcing that Doug Whaley will be their new GM, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Bills intend to announce Doug Whaley as their new GM Thurs, with the transition from Buddy Nix to Whaley long in... Read more »The post Report: Bills will announce Doug Whaley as their new general manager appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien fervently disputes suggestions raised in a report that player medical care has been compromised after the team doctor was replaced.
In February, Robbie Rogers made waves when he announced that he was gay and would be stepping away from professional soccer. Now, he could be on the verge of making history. Rogers is the subject of trade talks between Major League Soccer’s L.A. Galaxy and Chicago Fire. The Galaxy are hoping to acquire his rights, […]
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, quarterback David Garrard has told two teammates that he doesn’t plan on being with the New York Jets any longer. QB David Garrard told 2 players he no longer plans to be with the #Jets, per sources. Nothing official from team. Unclear if cut/retired — Ian Rapoport... Read more »The post Report: David Garrard tells two teammates he doesn’t plan on being with the Jets any longer appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
After a promising rookie season, outside linebacker Melvin Ingram was supposed to take on a larger role with the Chargers in 2013. Those plans have been nixed, however, after the second-year player tore his ACL during San Diego’s OTAs. The Chargers are now scrambling to find pass rushers, leading the team to bring in Dwight Freeney […]
According to the New York Daily News, the Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz are getting closer to striking a long-term extension now that Cruz has lowered his demands. As of Tuesday night, one source familiar with the negotiations insisted “nothing is imminent.” But that could change at any moment, the source said, because progress... Read more »The post Report: Victor Cruz lowers his demands, close to signing an extension appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, doctors fear that Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram has suffered a torn ACL. Ingram hasn’t lived up to being a former first round pick, but he is a solid player and losing him would be a big blow to the Chargers defense. He recorded 41 tackles and 1 forced... Read more »The post Report: Doctors fear Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tore his ACL appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
After a lot of speculation that former Chicago Bears’ linebacker, Brian Urlacher, was ready to sign with the team’s division rivals, the Minnesota Vikings, it appears that the Vikings will pass on the 35 year old linebacker, for now. According to NFL.com, the Vikings instead will chose to go with “in-house” players at inside linebacker.... Read more »The post Report: The Vikings do not have Brian Urlacher in their plans right now appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
It’s unclear what took so long, but interest in Charles Woodson is finally picking up. The veteran defensive back has received interest from the Raiders, Broncos and Panthers, according to Josina Anderson of ESPN. Oakland even sent an initial offer to Woodson. The former Heisman winner was drafted No. 4 overall by the Raiders in […]
Earlier today it was reported that a deal between the New York Giants and Victor Cruz is imminent. It sounds like they might be close though. According to Lenn Robbins of the New York Post, the Giants and Cruz aren’t too far away from getting an extension done. A source told The Post that Cruz... Read more »The post Report: Giants, Victor Cruz “on the 2-yard line” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
New Jersey State Police are investigating an incident along the New Jersey Turnpike in which a woman was left at a service area after she said she was riding on a party bus with a group of people that included Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.
Jay Harris, a wide receiver from Downingtown East High School in Exton, Pa., is foregoing a football scholarship to pursue a rap career, Philly.com’s Matt Breen reports. Harris is a senior and had 54 catches for 792 yards and 13 touchdowns last season. He was listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout, but [...]
I don’t think you can overstate the love that Paul Pierce has for the Boston Celtics and their fans, and vice-versa. Pierce has been a mainstay with the organization before all of their recent success with the traditional ”big three” of he, Kevin Garnett, and the recently departed Ray Allen. However, after the Celtics first-round [...]The post Report: Paul Pierce thinks he may be done with Celtics appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.
The NFL never stops in its pursuit of talent, even if that means recruiting European strongmen who make Arnold Schwarze…
According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, free agent offensive lineman Max Starks is scheduled to visit with the Arizona Cardinals. Source: Free agent tackle Max Starks is visiting with the Arizona Cardinals today. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 14, 2013 Additional help along the offensive line would only help the Cardinals. Need NFL Tickets?The post Report: Max Starks visiting the Cardinals appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
The troubles continue for former Jaguars receivers. Jimmy Smith, a Jacksonville wide receiver from 1995 to 2005, is serving six years in a Mississippi jail after convictions for possession of a firearm and cocaine possession, First Coast News reports. Smith received sentences of two years for the firearm conviction and four years for the cocaine […]
Frank Lampard is about to get what he deserves. The veteran midfielder is set to extend his Chelsea career into its 13th year. The Blues will offer him a new contract this week which he will happily sign, according to the Mail. “And it also appears that — almost by weight of public demand — the […]
Despite this weekend’s beef with teammate Joba Chamberlain, retiring New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera&…