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Josh Gordon has failed another drug test, this time for alcohol, according to reports

Josh Gordon has failed another drug test, this time for alcohol, according to reports

The failed drug test is just the latest in a series of missteps by the receiver. The last game of the 2014 season, he was suspended by the Browns for violation of team rules after he a mandatory walk-through.
Plain Dealer 20 mins ago

Cleveland Browns' fans sound off on keeping or cutting Josh Gordon -- Bud Shaw

Cleveland Browns fans upset with the latest report of a pending suspension for wide receiver Josh Gordon are torn between wanting the team to cut him or hold on to him in hopes he one day fulfills his tremendous potential -- Bud Shaw.
Denver Post 15 hours ago

Browns "disappointed" by report Josh Gordon failed drug test

CLEVELAND — The Browns say they are disappointed about a report that troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and could be facing a one-year NFL ban.
Tom Brady on same page with Bill Belichick

Tom Brady on same page with Bill Belichick

PHOENIX -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he never felt as if head coach Bill Belichick put him in a tough spot last week during a news conference on the NFL's investigation into the team's footballs from the AFC Championship Game. On Thursday, Belichick said Brady could talk more about how he likes footballs, which some might have viewed as a case of the coach passing the buck. Brady didn’t see it that way at all. “I’ll say this, I’ve never once felt that we’re not on the same page,” Brady said Monday morning during his weekly interview on sports radio WEEI's...
Boston Herald 37 mins ago
Patriots' Brandon Browner gets a 2nd chance at a Super Bowl ring

Patriots' Brandon Browner gets a 2nd chance at a Super Bowl ring

FOXBORO — Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title.Now the hard-hitting cornerback has a shot at more diamonds and another title, going face-to-face with receivers when the New England Patriots play his former team Sunday.It's a matchup Browner craved after missing last season's Super Bowl while under suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy and then signing with the Patriots in March.
Florida Times-Union 45 mins ago

New England's inflated balls controversy could give a boost to the Super Bowl TV ratings

Former NFL quarterback and TV analyst Jesse Palmer thinks the New England Patriots deflated balls controversy will increase the TV ratings for the Super Bowl. And he says the fans will be rooting against the Patriots. read more
Detroit Bad Boys 15 hours ago

NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks' Pablo Prigioni could be trade target for Pistons

Could the Pistons look at bringing in the experienced playmaker? With the loss of Brandon Jennings to an ACL tear, the Detroit Pistons might be interested in New York Knicks backup point guard Pablo Prigioni, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Stein points out that Detroit had previously shown "exploratory interest" in Prigioni, and that Jennings' injury could lead the Pistons to reconsider trading for the veteran playmaker. The third-year point from Argentina has been a serviceable player for the Knicks, sporting career averages of 3.9 points and 3.1 assists across 1.0 turnover whilst...
Detroit Bad Boys 43 mins ago

Pistons vs. Raptors final score: D.J. Augustin steps up but defense missing as Detroit falls to Toronto 114-110

D.J. Augustin looked more than capable of picking up the point guard reins from the injured Brandon Jennings. DJ Augustin has been here before. A team loses its starting point guard and most dynamic playmaker to a season-ending injury. Last year, Augustin broke out with the Chicago Bulls after stepping...
Tim Bontemps / New York Post 14 hours ago

Nets, Hornets talk Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson trade

Sources confirmed Sunday evening the Nets and Hornets have re-started trade talks surrounding Brooklyn native Lance Stephenson. The potential deal, which was first reported by Yahoo Sports, would center around...
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. starts Pro Bowl, puts together another Beckham-like performance

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. starts Pro Bowl, puts together another Beckham-like performance

The 12th-overall pick's rookie year finished much the way it began when eh returned from a hamstring injury in Week 5.

Mavericks’ Tyson Chandler leaves game with left knee injury

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Houston Chronicle 10 hours ago

J.J. Watt shines amongst peers at Pro Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Call the Pro Bowl just another typical day at the office for Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. On a Sunday night that kicked off an important week for Watt, he didn’t disappoint his growing legion of fans or his Team Carter teammates before a sellout crowd at University of Phoenix Stadium. Watt […]
Fear The Sword 13 hours ago

LeBron James playing his way back into Most Valuable Player race

LeBron James has missed more games this season than he has in his whole career, but he still might be the most valuable player in the NBA LeBron James has received a ton of scrutiny in his first season back with the Cleveland Cavaliers. From vines highlighting indifferent defense, to tepid endorsements of coach David Blatt and from persistent questions about a decline in athleticism and missed game action to reduced shooting percentages, it's been a bumpy ride. The Cavaliers have underwhelmed as a whole. Even after a six game winning streak, the Cavs stand just 25-20 and would be the fifth...
Times-Picayune 1 hour ago
Check out Jimmy Graham's goalpost dunk in Pro Bowl

Check out Jimmy Graham's goalpost dunk in Pro Bowl

Graham caught the 6-yard touchdown pass from Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford with about 10 minutes left in the second quarter.
Eagles GM Search: All signs point to Chris Polian

Eagles GM Search: All signs point to Chris Polian

Is the Eagles GM search coming to an end? It appears that the Philadelphia Eagles search for a general manager may be coming to an end. While nothing is official yet, Jaguars director of pro scouting Chris Polian's name has seemed to emerge in recent reports as the most favored candidate. Now it's NJ.com's Matt Lombardo who is adding fuel to the fire. Lombardo tweeted the following on Sunday night: "We'll see how this plays out, but I'm hearing all signs point to Chris Polian being Eagles 'guy' for GM hire. 2nd interview a 'formality'." Polian's second interview with the Eagles was...
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Rockets reflect on latest Kobe Bryant injury

Rockets center Dwight Howard pointed to a wall in the Windward School gym where the words “Hall of Fame” celebrated the stars of Windward Wildcats athletic history. For a moment, however, they made a point. “I think that will be his legacy over there,” Howard said of former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant. “’Hall of Fame.’ […]
Orange County Register 8 hours ago
Lin working to stay in the Lakers' mix

Lin working to stay in the Lakers' mix

LOS ANGELES – From his spot on the bench, Jeremy Lin sees one constant in his basketball career and that’s the amount of change he has endured. There was his start with Golden State and subsequent demotion to the D-League on three occasions. The...
Houston Chronicle 9 hours ago

Lakers can’t handle James Harden as Rockets cruise in L.A.

LOS ANGELES – James Harden considered his options, somehow sifting through all this choices easily and quickly. He could drive to the rim or pull up. He could set up Rockets big men inside or fire passes to open teammates outside. He could do pretty much whatever he wished, challenged largely by at least some […]
Boston Herald 9 hours ago
Sherman squeezes in a shot

Sherman squeezes in a shot

GLENDALE, Ariz. — When Deflategate hit New England, it set off a national firestorm of debate mixed with a sense of shock and confusion from within the Patriots organization as well as from the fans.Terms like pounds per square inch, or PSI, went from forgotten scientific metrics to the forefront of heated discussions about cheating and the integrity of the game.As Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said, the issue quickly went from inflated to overinflated.

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