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  1. Patriots agree with TE Nate Byham

    Mike Reiss

    The New England Patriots and free-agent tight end Nate Byham have agreed to terms on a contract, the team confirmed Sunday. Byham will fill the 90th and final spot on the roster. More of a blocking tight end, the 6-foot-4, 264-pound Byham played t...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  2. Texas Longhorns center Myles Turner among best defensive freshmen...

    Paul Biancardi

    Paul Biancardi breaks down the nation's top freshmen defenders. He sees Texas center Myles Turner, thanks to elite rebounding and shot-blocking ability, immediately affecting the Longhorns in 2014-15.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2014
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  4. How will Lions use rookie TE Ebron?

    Tom Carpenter

    The biggest concerns for NFL teams that considered drafting tight end Eric Ebron were his propensity for dropping passes and questionable blocking skills in college. He's had ups and downs in that regard during his offseason workouts with the Detroit...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  5. Expect a more polished D.J. Fluker in Year 2

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO - The play is etched in D.J. Fluker's memory. Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones drive-blocking Carolina Panthers defensive end Mike Rucker into the end zone on a long run by Shaun Alexander in the 2005 NFC Championship Game ...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  6. Collins expects must-slide rule in 2015

    Adam Rubin

    MIAMI -- A day after the Mets alleged MLB's blocking-the-plate rules lack clarity, manager Terry Collins indicated that he expects the rule will be changed for the 2015 season. Collins expects MLB will implement a college-style rule in which baser...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  7. New York Mets throw up hands over key play at plate in loss to Mi...

    Adam Rubin

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson disassociated himself Friday from the blocking-the-plate rule enacted by Major League Baseball this season even though he serves as chairman of the rules committee that influenced it.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2014
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  9. Forget rust, Newton will be better than ever

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A member of the Carolina Panthers staff held a blocking dummy high above his head Thursday, the top of the blue pad approximately 10 feet from the ground, in the left corner of the end zone. It was supposed to represent the near...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  10. FIFA denies blocking Diego Maradona from Maracana

    Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- FIFA has played down claims from Diego Maradona that he was prevented from watching Argentina in action at the World Cup. - Baier: Messi prefers 4-3-3 - Maradona's new TV incarnation The Albiceleste legend has said that he was...

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  11. Mexico World Cup players stunned by fans' support

    Tom Marshall

    World Cup 2014 news

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
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  13. Vollmer: Return 'a good moment for me'

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Sometimes, when a football player sustains an injury, viewers on television can almost feel the agony themselves. Right tackle Sebastian Vollmer's broken ankle on Oct. 27 falls into that category. When Vollmer was blocking ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  14. Kubiak brings unpredictability to Ravens

    Jamison Hensley

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- When you play a Gary Kubiak offense, you know you'll have to prepare for bootlegs, play-action passes and a zone-blocking running scheme. What you don't know is what formation you'll line up against. In his first season as ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  15. Celek says there's room for improvement

    Andy Jasner

    Brent Celek's offensive production appeared to diminish last season. Or did it? While Celek had 32 receptions for 502 yards and six touchdowns, he also improved his blocking skills, as evidenced by the rushing title achieved by LeSean McCoy. ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  16. Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner combine for 39 points as Mercury r...

    Diana Taurasi had 20 points and seven assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-72 win Tuesday night over the Seattle Storm. Brittney Griner added 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Mercury (4-1).

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  17. Allen healthy and taking part in OTAs

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS -- There was a familiar face out on the practice field running routes, catching passes and blocking for the Indianapolis Colts during their organized team activities (OTAs) late Thursday morning. Tight end Dwayne Allen s ready to make u...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  18. Falcons not blocking out promising Toilolo

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons' emphasis on having more of a blocking tight end in the lineup shouldn't prevent Levine Toilolo from having an impact this season. In fact, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter bristled when it was implied ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  19. Michael Williams' odds of making the Lions

    Joe Kaiser

    Michael Williams, a seventh-round pick by Detroit in 2013, is making the transition from a blocking tight end under coach Jim Schwartz's regime to an offensive tackle under new Lions coach Jim Caldwell. For the long-term, it may be the right call for...

    Blog | May 24, 2014