11:19 AM EST, Thu January 29, 2015
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
How long will Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant be sidelined after shoulder surgery?

How long will Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant be sidelined after shoulder surgery?

The Lakers guard will be back in time for training camp in the fall.
Lakers Now | Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Lakers' Kobe Bryant has shoulder surgery, to be out about nine months

Kobe Bryant will be sidelined about nine months after undergoing surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Lakers announced.
Bill Oram / Orange County Register 14 hours ago

Lakers' Bryant expected to be out nine months after rotator cuff surgery

EL SEGUNDO – Kobe Bryant is expected to be ready for the start of next season after undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right rotator cuff. Each of Bryant’s past three seasons has now been ended by injury, muddling the 36-year-old...
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago

LeBron James' latest injury 'isn't anything long term,' and he loved watching Kyrie Irving drop 55

LeBron James' sprained right wrist kept him out of last night's game and could force him to miss more. But he enjoyed watching Kyrie Irving ball.
Plain Dealer 14 hours ago

LeBron James out tonight with sprained right wrist, doubtful for Friday

LeBron James to miss more games this season after latest injury.
Boston Herald 10 hours ago
Tom Brady battles family sniffles

Tom Brady battles family sniffles

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Tom Brady was visibly sick yesterday, battling a nasty head cold as he addressed the media during the Patriots’ morning press availability at the team hotel.The Pats quarterback indicated he had been battling the cold for “four or five days” but claimed it wouldn’t impact him on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX.“I’ll be 100 percent,” said Brady, who was listed as a full participant in practice. “I’ll be good. I’m not worried about it at all.”
Tampa Bay Times 13 hours ago

Tom Brady gets his kids' cold

PHOENIX —- Tom Brady's eyes watered and he had the sniffles, wiping his nose on his shirt during Wednesday morning's Super Bowl media session. An emotional reaction to accusations of deflating footballs? No, Brady simply has a cold.
ESPN1stTake 15 hours ago
Video: Blake Bortles Talks Rookie Year and Tom Brady

Watch: Blake Bortles Talks Rookie Year and Tom Brady

Blake Bortles joins Stephen A Smith and Skip Bayless to discuss his pick to win Super Bowl XLIX and transitioning from college to the NFL.
CSN Washington 1 hour ago

Marlins introduce Ichiro in Japan: 'His body says he’s 30 or less'

The Marlins introduced new free agent acquisition Ichiro Suzuki on Wednesday in Tokyo, Japan and said he has plenty left in the tank.
Boston Herald 9 hours ago
Darrelle Revis wants Richard Sherman’s jewelry

Darrelle Revis wants Richard Sherman’s jewelry

PHOENIX — J.B. Smoove of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” fame put Richard Sherman on the spot when it came to the debate about the best cornerback in football during Tuesday’s media day.“Hey, look,” Smoove said. “(Darrelle) Revis has an island. When it’s all said and done . . . what will Sherman have, baby? He’s got an island. What (are) you gonna have?”“Hopefully I’ll have a handful of Super Bowl rings,” Sherman responded.
Hogs Haven 10 hours ago

Robert Griffin III Talks About His New QB Coach, His Injuries, His Future With the Redskins, and DeflateGate

Robert Griffin III joined Chris Russell on ESPN980 to discuss his new charitable foundation and a lot more http://stationcaster.com/player_skinned.php?s=65&c=427&f=3922793 Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III gave his first interview to Redskins media since the end of the season last night.  Griffin called into ESPN980 and spoke with host Chris Russell for almost twenty minute about a variety of topics.  The conversation started with RG3's new charitable organization, the Family of 3 Foundation. Twitter:@Fo3Foundation Their Mission Statement: Our Mission Our objective is to...
Baltimore Sun 2 hours ago
The story behind new Oriole Travis Snider's interesting Twitter handle

The story behind new Oriole Travis Snider's interesting Twitter handle

I had the opportunity to speak with new Orioles outfielder Travis Snider by phone on Wednesday. During our conversation, I had to sneak in a question about Snider's Twitter handle, @LunchboxHero45, which has to be one of the most creative I've seen.
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 12 hours ago

Geep Chryst 2011 interview with 49ers.com

The San Francisco 49ers used to run a series of videos called "Coach 'Em Up". Back in 2011 they ran this series to introduce fans to the team's coaching staff. I imagine we might see something similar this year, but for now, here is the Geep Chryst video from 2011. It is mostly just biographical info, but I figured it was worth sharing.
Big Cat Country 2 hours ago
Derek Carr endorses Jaguars OC Greg Olson

Derek Carr endorses Jaguars OC Greg Olson

Greg Olson's former quarterback in Oakland endorses his hire for the Jaguars, speaks on what he learned. The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Greg Olson as their new offensive coordinator to replace Jedd Fisch and the move was met with mixed reviews, but largely negative reviews. Part of that stemmed from the fact the Olson was on staff for the worst season in Jaguars history but the other part was that he was the offensive coordinator in 2014 for the only offense that ranked lower than the Jaguars. There were a lot of moving parts and factors that went into that, and we took a look at some of...

MRI reveals Dwight Howard dealing with fluid in troublesome right knee

• • • Rockets center Dwight Howard underwent an MRI on Wednesday. The evaluation revealed edema (fluid in the joint) in his right knee, the team announced. Howard will be evaluated over the next few days. Howard has been playing with the knee strain lately. He has missed 14 games this season, including the last […]
South Side Sox 49 mins ago

What else is returning with Gordon Beckham?

Baggage from five disappointing seasons with the White Sox make dissatisfaction easy to envision If Gordon Beckham were somebody else's first-round pick ... if his promise had mysteriously fizzled with another organization ... if another city saw him devolve from a sweet-swinging third baseman to a glove-first utility infielder ... there would be nothing wrong with the White Sox bringing him into the fold for $2 million as a potential complement to the infield. As it stands, it's kinda irritating. The White Sox were soooooo clooooose to achieving the cleanest reboot possible. Adam Dunn...

Pro Football Focus previews Super Bowl

Here is the weekly selection of links and a few stats from Pro Football Focus, this time previewing the Super Bowl: Articles: ReFocused Packers/Seahawks and Colts/Patriots conference championship games PFF regular season All-NFC West Team Ben Stockwell took a look at how to possibly contain Seattle's offense. Breakdown of this past week's Reese's Senior Bowl that featured a couple UW players.  Signature Stats: Russell Wilson and Tom Brady are both above-average QBs in terms of PFF QB Rating on the year. Brady has the slight edge on the year but if you remove last week's...
Plain Dealer 2 hours ago
Video: Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving gets soaked by teammates after 55-point game vs. Portland

Video: Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving gets soaked by teammates after 55-point game vs. Portland

Kyrie Irving's 55-point outburst in the Cavaliers win over the Trail Blazers Wednesday night can be summed in three words: Ky-remarkable. Ky-ridiculous. K-amazing.Watch video of how the team celebrated in the locker room.

John Wall to see doctor for migraines Friday

PHOENIX — John Wall sat in front of his locker at US Airways Center on Wednesday night with his feet in a bucket of ice. He was trying to reduce the swelling in his right ankle, which hampered him in the Washington Wizards’ 106-98 loss to the Phoenix Suns. [Related story: Weary Wizards conclude trip with […]
Deseret Morning News 1 hour ago
Utah Jazz Analysis: Veteran Clippers edge Jazz down the stretch, 94-89

Utah Jazz Analysis: Veteran Clippers edge Jazz down the stretch, 94-89

The Utah Jazz are probably glad to be done facing the Los Angeles Clippers this year. In a heated, chippy affair, the...

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