Source: Tight End Ryan Griffin Released by Houston Texans

An NFL source has said that tight end Ryan Griffin was released by the Houston Texans. The veteran NFL player faces charges of public intoxication and vandalism for allegedly smashing a front window of a hotel with his hand in Nashville, Tennessee in April. Houston drafted San Diego State tight end Kahale Warring in April’s NFL draft and signed free agent Darren Fells earlier in the offseason. The Texans also drafted a pair of tight ends – Jordan Thomas and Jordan Akins – in 2018. Griffin was going to have strong competition to just keep a roster … [Read entire story]

Dak Prescott Wants to Always Play for the Dallas Cowboys

Dak Prescott let his intentions be known. The Dallas quarterback said on Wednesday night he wanted to be a member of the Cowboys forever. He added that he believes those involved with making his new deal feel the way he does. As a result, for Dak Prescott there is not rush he knows it will get completed. Dak Prescott will earn $2.02 million during his final year of his rookie contract of four years. It’s the deal he agreed to after being drafted by the Cowboys in 2016. Dallas took Prescott with a pick in the… [Read entire story]

Pelicans Move Up Seven Spots to Win No. 1 Pick

New Orleans moved from the No. 7 to the No. 1 spot in this year’s NBA draft on Tuesday night and can take Zion Williamson in June’s NBA draft. The Pelicans had only a 6% chance of winning Tuesday’s lottery. The Pelicans win in the lottery ended a wild night for the NBA in which three teams – the Pelicans… [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant to Miss Game 1 of NBA Western Conference Finals

Due to a strained calf muscle in his right leg, Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals versus the Portland Trail Blazers that will be played on May 14 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Warriors head coach Steven Kerr said that the absence of Durant would likely not be limited to Game 1 as the… [Read entire story]

Source: Cody Kessler to Sign with Philadelphia Eagles

On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles will add another quarterback when they sign Cody Kessler, confirmed an NFL source. Cody Kessler was released last week by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played in 16 games for the Jacksonville and the Cleveland Browns since joining the NFL in 2016. During those games, Kessler threw for eight TDs and five interceptions while completing 64% of his passes. The decision to sign Cody Kessler is not a reflection of the quarterbacks the Eagles already have on their roster. Rather, it is an opportunity to bring in more experience and depth, said the source. Want $… [Read entire story]

Cavaliers Visit Denver to Interview Four for Head Coach Vacancy

On Saturday, the Cleveland Cavaliers inched closer to completing their first round of interviews to fill the head coaching vacancy on the team, said NBA sources. General manager of the Cavaliers Koby Altman and others from the team’s front office held several meetings with assistant coaches in Denver the night before the Nuggets Game 7 at home in the Pepsi Center against the Portland… [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods Bettor Would Win $10 Million on Grand Slam Sweep

James Adducci became well-known after winning $1.2 million on a bet of $85,000 that Tiger Woods would be the 2019 Master Champion. The 39-year old from Wisconsin is back making headlines in the betting world. Adducci is sticking with Woods. Earlier this week, he told several media outlets that he was in Las Vegas and would place a $100,000 bet that Woods would win golf’s Grand Slam this year. The wager is at odds of 100 to 1. Adducci made his bet at William Hill sportsbook which is the same place he made his original $… [Read entire story]

Cardinals Sign Kyler Murray to 4-Year $35 Million Deal

On Thursday, the Arizona Cardinals signed Kyler Murray, the No. 1 draft pick in the NFL. The deal was done a day prior to the quarterback taking the field in rookie minicamp for the first time. The contract signed by Kyler Murray is a four-year $35 million deal, which is fully guaranteed. It also includes a $23.5 million signing bonus. As well as that, an option for a fifth year is also included. The NFL’s current collective bargaining agreement, which was signed in 2011, makes… [Read entire story]

Tiger Woods Favored to Win Second Straight Major

Tiger Woods appears to be back to his best. After last year, his stock has risen to previous levels. A new rotation for golf’s majors begins this season as the PGA Championship is now the second major to be played and will get underway on May 16 from Bethpage Black Golf Course, in Farmingdale, New York. Odds makers have Tigers Woods as the favorite to win a second consecutive major. Woods is currently at 7 to 1 on several sportsbooks. He is followed by Dustin Johnson at 9 to 1, … [Read entire story]

Jason Pierre-Paul Fractures Neck, May Miss All of 2019

Last week defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, suffered a fractured neck that could potentially keep him sidelined for the entire 2019 NFL season league sources have said. The defensive end, who is 30, will likely require surgery said one of the sources, Pierre-Paul will visit neck… [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell Keeping His “Formula” Over Jets Voluntary Practice

On Monday, New York Jets recently signed running back Le’Veon Bell, posted on social media that he knows the formula that works for him to be the best football player he can be. Bell used social media as means of responding to a question over when he was going to attend the Jets practice after he skipped some… [Read entire story]

Reds Hit Three Straight Home Runs on Three Pitches

The Cincinnati Reds teed off on San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija in Sunday’s game as Eugenio Suarez, Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich each hit home run on three straight pitches by the right-hander. Suarez hit a two-run homer after Joey Votto opened the inning with a leadoff single. Suarez’s home run just made it over the right-field wall. Winker and Dietrich then… [Read entire story]

Sportsbooks Like Knicks Chances to Sign Kevin Durant

The NBA’s offseason, draft and free agency will soon be here. Odds makers believe this offseason could see a big shift in the NBA. As the NBA playoffs take place, sportsbooks in Vegas have released their 2020 NBA championship futures and the New York Knicks sit at 16 to 1 behind just the Milwaukee Bucks … [Read entire story]

Alabama and Clemson 11 Win Totals in 2019 Top College Football

Odds makers are expecting the Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson Tigers to dominate their opponents during the college football regular season this fall. Both teams were undefeated when they played one another in January for the national championship and both have their high-profile quarterback returning with both the top two favorites to win the Heisman Trophy. … [Read entire story]

Tua Tagovailoa the Favorite to be 2020 NFL No. 1 Pick

The 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone and thoughts are already on the 2020 NFL draft that will be held next April in Las Vegas. Sportsbooks have released a futures board for odds on who will be selected No. 1 overall in the 2020 draft. The favorite to be chosen No. 1 is Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who will return to play as a junior next season. Tua is currently 3 to 1 to be picked No. 1 overall… [Read entire story]

Kentucky Derby Loses Favorite to Entrapped Epiglottis

The favorite for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby, Omaha Beach was scratched, confirmed Richard Mandella, the trainer of the 3-year thoroughbred on Wednesday. Mandella said Omaha Beach is suffering from entrapped epiglottis. The epiglottis is a piece of cartilage shaped in the form of a triangle that sits above the soft palate at the base of the airway… [Read entire story]

Harden Injures Both Eyes and “Can Barely See”

Star guard James Harden with the Houston Rockets said following his team’s loss on Tuesday 115-109 in Game 2 of their semifinals series in the NBA Western Conference that he could barely see after being hit in both of his eyes during the first quarter. Harden suffered a lacerated left eyelid and bleeding in each eye but returned to play during the second quarter. He scored 29 points for the game hitting 9 of 19 from the field. However, the Rockets trailed the Warriors 2-0 in the series … [Read entire story]

Odds Makers: Browns Will Not Make the Playoffs, Win Total at Nine

For the 2019 NFL season and beyond, expectations are high for the Cleveland Browns, Greedy Williams the Browns’ second round pick in last week’s draft is calling for the team to reach the Super Bowl. However, not all sportsbooks even have the Browns favored to reach the postseason, let alone the Super Bowl. … [Read entire story]

Former Raiders Kicker Sebastian Janikowski to Retire

On Sunday, Sebastian Janikowski said he would retire from the NFL at 41. The former kicker with the Oakland Raiders played 19 seasons in the NFL. Jankowski said that Super Bowl XXXVII, which the Raiders lost to Tampa Bay 48-21, still hurts when he thinks about it. The kicker said he believes his body cannot take the rigors of kicking any longer in the NFL. Affectionately nicked Seabass, Janikowski earned more during his NFL career than any other kicker as his total income was … [Read entire story]

Brian Flores: Josh Rosen Must Earn Miami Starting QB Job

The Miami Dolphins will not hand starting quarterback to newly acquired Josh Rosen, when he arrives in south Florida at team headquarters. Miami head coach Brian Flores spoke clearly that Rosen, who was acquired on Friday by Miami from Arizona for two draft picks, will not be treated differently that all the other Dolphins players. Flores said that when Rosen arrives … [Read entire story]

Giants Draft Daniel Jones to One Day Replace Eli Manning

The New York Giants started preparing for football life after Eli Manning by drafting Daniel Jones a quarterback from Duke with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday. The Giants picked defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence from Clemson with the No. 17 pick overall and then traded to the end of the first round and picked Deandre Baker with the No. 30 pick. Baker played cornerback at Georgia. The Giants drafted Jones ahead of linebacker Josh Allen, which did not sit very well with … [Read entire story]

Vlad Jr. to Make MLB Debut with Blue Jays on Friday

One of baseball’s top prospects Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will be called up on Friday by the Toronto Blue Jays and make his debut in the majors said Jays manager Charlie Montoyo. Guerrero, who is 20, plays third base and is the son of Vladimir Guerrero, who is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. The young Guerrero has been considered by most as the No. 1 or No. 2 prospect in baseball. Montoyo said he is happy and excited for Guerrero and glad the moment has finally come after so much talk about Guerrero’s … [Read entire story]

Running Back T.J. Yeldon Signs with Buffalo Bills

On Monday, the Buffalo Bills agreed to a two-year contract with running back T.J. Yeldon, who formerly played with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Yeldon joins a Bills backfield that includes veterans LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore. Buffalo has been quite active during free agency, signing several new players on offense including Gore, wide receivers Cole Beasley and John Brown, tight end Tyler Kroft and lineman Quinton Spain, Spencer Long and Mitch Morse. … [Read entire story]

Top Skills Position Players Available in NFL Draft

The NFL Draft begins on Thursday April 25 and skills position players highlight this year’s draft. Quarterback is the focus of most football pundits as the No. 1 overall pick is expected to be former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray. However, Murray is not the only talented signal caller that is available this year. Dwayne Haskins from Ohio State is expected to go high in the draft after leading the nation last season in passing yards with 4,831 and touchdowns with 50. Drew Lock, who played at Missouri, is known for his strong arm, size and athleticism and the quarterback could go as … [Read entire story]

Seahawks Asking for First Round Pick in Exchange for Frank Clark

An NFL source has said that the Seattle Seahawks would still consider trading their star defensive end Frank Clark, but would want any trade package to include at a minimum one pick in the first round of the upcoming NFL draft. Clark has not yet signed his franchise tag for $17.13 million and rumors have become commonplace about possible trades. Last season Clark led Seattle in sacks with 13, forced four fumbles and intercepted one pass. Earlier in the week, John Schneider the general manager… [Read entire story]

Durant and Beverley Ejected in Warriors Win

On Saturday, Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers Patrick Beverley were handed double technical fouls twice and ejected during the fourth quarter of the 121-104 Warriors win over the Clippers in Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference first round playoff series. The pair was each given a technical foul… [Read entire story]

NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers Biggest Underdogs in First Round in 30 Years

The NBA playoffs begin Saturday and the Los Angeles Clippers are considered by odds makers to have little chance in moving on to round two. The Clippers are the largest underdogs in the first round since 1988. The Clippers are 100 to 1 to beat the Golden State Warriors the two-time defending NBA champions in… [Read entire story]

Nevada Wolf Pack Hires Former UCLA Coach Steve Alford

On Thursday, Steve Alford was announced as the new head coach of the Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team. Alford was fired on December 31 by UCLA. The former UCLA coach will replace Eric Musselman. Musselman earlier this week left to take over as head coach at Arkansas. In the four seasons Musselman coached the Wolf Pack, the team reached the NCAA Tournament three times. Nevada is expected to introduce Alford officially during a Friday news conference. Want $250 to bet on NCAAB futures? Sign up here! Athletic director… [Read entire story]

Kevin Durant Call for 16th Technical, Will Not Be Suspended

Golden State star forward Kevin Durant was called for his 16th technical of the NBA regular season on Wednesday in the regular season final versus the Memphis Grizzlies. However, Durant will not be suspended for one game because the number of technical fouls is not carried over to the postseason. Durant was called for this 16th… [Read entire story]

Duke to Investigate Claim Zion’s Mother Received Money from Nike

Kevin White the Duke athletic director said that Duke was looking into the allegation by attorney Michael Avenatti that Zion Williamson’s mother had been paid by Nike for consulting services when Zion was a top recruit while in high school. Avenatti alleged Friday on Twitter that Nike had paid for the consulting services, that he… [Read entire story]

Cincinnati Bengals Mark Walton Facing More Charges

Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton surrendered on Thursday to police and will face four charges. They include carrying a concealed weapon, which is a felony, following the running back’s third incident off-the-field in 2019. Court records indicated that Walton is facing charges of resisting an officer without violence, reckless driving and possession of marijuana. All three are misdemeanors. Each of the charges, including the felony charge, is from an incident… [Read entire story]

Oakland Raiders Sign WR Ryan Grant

On Wednesday, the Oakland Raiders signed wide receiver Ryan Grant who played during the 2018 season with the Indianapolis Colts. No terms on Grant’s deal with the Raiders were disclosed. Grant is the newest addition to the revamped wide receiver corps with the Raiders joining Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams. Brown was acquired in a trade with the Steelers while Williams was signed as a free agent. Grant, who is 28, struggled to find playing time in the Indianapolis offense in… [Read entire story]

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