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  1. Garry Monk pleased Swansea's seven changes paid off

    PA sport

    Swansea boss Garry Monk took a calculated selection gamble against Hull and was delighted to be rewarded with a 1-0 victory. Monk surprisingly made seven changes for the trip to the KC Stadium, with top-scorer Wilfried Bony benched in favour of Bafe...

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2014
  2. Blue Rondo à la Dirk: Why the Mavs’ Point Guard Gamb...

    Zach Lowe

    Even with an obvious hole at point guard, the Dallas Mavericks had been blitzing opponents with a gorgeous flowing offense on pace to be the most efficient in league history. They likely cannot score the ball any better. And yet: They sac...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  3. LSU defensive juniors also weigh NFL leaps

    David Ching

    Les Miles said his discussions with the players haven't gone beyond the informal stage yet, but he knows that a number of LSU players are weighing the possibility of entering the NFL draft after the season. That's nothing new for LSU's coach, who ...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. Should City gamble on Scott Sinclair?

    David Mooney

    Manchester City

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  5. Big 12 Tuesday mailbag: Bob Bowlsby's risk

    Brandon Chatmon

    Bob Bowlsby's gamble, Bob Stoops' future and the conference's future highlight Tuesday's mailbag. As always, thanks for your questions. To submit questions for next week's mailbag, click here. Jerry in Waco writes: I think a championship game at t...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  6. RTC: Gus Bradley should continue to gamble

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Reading the coverage of the Jacksonville Jaguars ... Coach Gus Bradley called a surprise onside kick and a fake punt. He shouldn't stop taking those risks, writes the Florida Times-Union's Hays Carlyon. Not just for the final...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. End of half miscue on RG III run alters game for Redskins

    John Keim

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The old Robert Griffin III was back. The play showed it: Griffin turned the corner, made a dash for the end zone and his gamble at the end of the half had paid off. Until replay officials got a hold of it -- and made a call t...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  8. Tom Gamble leads list of NFL's top GM candidates - NFL

    Adam Caplan

    Adam Caplan looks closer at the most-likely candidates for GM jobs this offseason. He leads with Tom Gamble, vice president of player personnel of the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  9. White Sox decline Rule 5 gamble

    Doug Padilla

    SAN DIEGO -- Unlike a year ago, the Chicago White Sox stayed quiet when it came to the annual Rule 5 draft. The White Sox declined to make a selection in the proceedings, where teams can pluck players from other organizations if those players have...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  10. Ongoing issues with P.J. Hairston

    Nick Borges

    P.J. Hairston has NBA talent, but he dropped to No. 26 in the 2014 NBA draft due to questionable character issues. The Charlotte Hornets took a chance on Hairston, but so far it looks to a bad gamble as once again he's in trouble. According to The...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  11. Major League Soccer - Plenty of MLS Expansion Draft surprises fro...

    Jason Davis

    Major League Soccer

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  12. UNLV taps Bishop Gorman High School coach Tony Sanchez to take ov...

    Bishop Gorman High School coach Tony Sanchez is set to take over UNLV's football program.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  13. John Harbaugh sent message with fourth-down gamble

    Jamison Hensley

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- John Harbaugh is at his best as a coach when his team faces adversity because he knows how to get the Baltimore Ravens in the right mindset. Their 28-13 victory over the Miami Dolphins proved it again. With last Sunday's ...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  14. Colt McCoy move hasn't helped Jay Gruden

    John Keim

    LANDOVER, Md. -- The gamble didn't seem so difficult when you flipped on the film. For the Redskins' coaches, it was obvious that Robert Griffin III needed more work and wasn't ready to lead this offense. Their conclusion: He might never get there, e...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  15. NHL -- Could Las Vegas truly handle an expansion team?

    Scott Burnside

    A recent visit indicates an NHL expansion team could indeed be worth the gamble in Las Vegas, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  16. 49ers add CB Marcus Cromartie to practice squad

    Paul Gutierrez

    The San Francisco 49ers addressed their hobbling secondary on Tuesday with the signing of cornerback Marcus Cromartie to the practice squad, releasing tight end Xavier Gamble in the corresponding roster move. The 49ers placed first-round pick Jimm...

    Blog | November 18, 2014