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  1. Footwork key for Newton Saturday?

    Tom Carpenter

    Any quarterback who has to enter the Seattle Seahawks house and do battle will have his work cut out. That will be no different for Cam Newton this weekend. Coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that Newton's footwork was sloppy last week against the Ari...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
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  3. Who closes in the Bronx?

    Doug Mittler

    A $46 million offer to David Robertson was deemed too pricey, so the New York Yankees wake up Tuesday morning with a big question mark at closer. Robertson had 39 saves in his first season as the successor to Mariano Rivera, and was seeking a dea...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  4. Padres seeking to move catcher?

    According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the San Diego Padres are willing to listen to offers for catchers Yasmani Grandal and Rene Rivera "in a strong push to upgrade their offense." That willingness to deal may be a sign the team believes that ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  5. 2014 rankings update: New RBs in top 10

    Eric Karabell

    We're getting close to crunch time in fantasy football, with most of the bye weeks complete, the trading deadline looming in a week, value changing all the time for options many are starting at each of the big fantasy positions and of course, the pla...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  6. 2014 rankings update: New QBs in top 10

    Eric Karabell

    The NFL trading deadline has passed, and for those in ESPN standard leagues there are about two more weeks to go before you're stuck with what you've got. So why not make a deal? We're here to help with the end-of-season rankings, aiming to project v...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  7. Impact of Chapman switching agents

    Doug Mittler

    Aroldis Chapman, who put up some numbers as historically dominant as any closer this side of Mariano Rivera, reportedly as changed agents. Jeff Passan on Yahoo Sports tweets the Cincinnati Reds' lefthander has switched from Hendricks Sports to Relat...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  8. 2014-15 College Basketball Preview -- Georgetown Hoyas

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway previews the 2014-15 season for the Georgetown Hoyas. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera and a talented group of freshmen will lead the Hoyas' efforts.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  9. Who'll be Carolina's starting RB in Week 5?

    Joe Kaiser

    Faced with injuries to their top three running backs, the Carolina Panthers may again have to turn to an undrafted rookie against Chicago this weekend. With DeAngelo Williams (ankle) and Mike Tolbert (leg) ruled out, Panthers coach Ron Rivera indi...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  10. Betances to close for Yanks in 2015?

    Joe Kaiser

    Replacing a legend is never an easy task, no matter which field it's in, and to David Robertson's credit the Yankees closer did very well replacing Mariano Rivera. Summoned from the setup role, he converted 39 of 44 save chances in 2014. But Rober...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  11. Is Betances the true heir to Rivera?

    AJ Mass

    After going a perfect 9-for-9 in save chances to start the season, New York Yankees closer David Robertson has now blown two saves in his last six appearances, with an ERA of 11.81 and a batting average against of .308. Could the recent struggles hav...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  12. Padres fielding offers for Hundley

    AJ Mass

    Are the San Diego Padres ready to part ways with catcher Nick Hundley, who has been with the team since 2008? According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the team is currently in active discussions to do just that. As Dennis Lin writes, "Mere months...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  13. Villanova Wildcats should reign again atop Big East in 2014-15 - ...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway previews the best teams and players taking the floor for the Big East in 2014-15. The Villanova Wildcats -- defending regular-season Big East champs -- will return all but one and are expected to excel both offensively and defensively.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  14. Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays make awful Opening Day ros...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan looks at which teams made the worst Opening Day roster decisions.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2014
  15. How Panthers will replace LT Gross

    Tom Carpenter

    The Carolina Panthers lost long-time left tackle Jordan Gross to retirement this offseason and have failed to sign a replacement via free agency. At this time, coach Ron Rivera is looking at moving Byron Bell from right tackle to left tackle. "Byr...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  16. Contract extension for Ron Rivera?

    Tom Carpenter

    Job security for NFL coaches can change dramatically week by week during the course of a season. To wit, consider how Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera arguably was on the hottest seat in the league after a 1-3 start, but by the end of the season, h...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  17. Who replaces Mariano Rivera in New York?

    Joe Kaiser

    Replacing a legend is never an easy job, but then again neither is closing big league ball games. On Wednesday, we learned who'll get the first chance at taking the ball in the ninth for the Yankees in the post-Mariano Rivera era. The job, at leas...

    Blog | January 22, 2014