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How have Cowboys fared at the NFL combine? See Dak, Zeke, Tony Romo's marks before they joined Dallas

How have Cowboys fared at the NFL combine? See Dak, Zeke, Tony Romo's marks before they joined Dallas

Every NFL player starts as a prospect just trying to prove their worth to 32 clubs.The NFL scouting combine provides each prospect a chance to do just that.Everything from 40-yard dash and vertical jump to intelligence and sociability is examined and scrutinized by scouts and executives from each team, but does anyone remember how prospects performed once they're on the roster?Last year, SportsDay laid out the combine history of Cowboys greats including Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarco Murray. Ahead of this year's NFL combine (which begins Tuesday and goes through next Monday, March 6), we...
Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News 3 hours ago

Does size matter? See whether Dak Prescott or Tony Romo's hands are bigger (it's not close), where QBs rank

A lot of the quarterback talk in the lead-up to the NFL combine has circled around hand size. And there's been plenty of research done trying to tie it to success. So who's slinging slabs and who's donning dainty digits? And how do Dak Prescott's hands compare in size to Tony Romo's? Let's take a look...
Inside the Star 12 hours ago

Leaner QB Cap Figures to Follow Tony Romo’s Departure

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NFL Trade Rumors 14 hours ago

Broncos Expected To Discuss Signing QB Tony Romo If He Is Released

Mike Klis of 9News expects the Broncos to at least listen and discuss the possibility of signing him QB Tony Romo once he is released and if he is willing to play for a “few million dollars less” than his possible asking price. For what it’s worth, Klis has a hard time seeing the Broncos sign...
Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News 7 hours ago

Best Troy Aikman quotes of the year: From being 'dumbfounded' by Jerry Jones to Dak, Zeke being the future

Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman has completed the transition from Super Bowl-winning quarterback to Super Bowl-calling announcer. Here are some of his best quotes from another Cowboys season.1. "No alternatives"Before Tony Romo went down in the preseason, the story was how well could he return from...
Welcome to Loud City 5 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder drop reeling Pelicans 118-110 behind Westbrook’s 29th triple double

Oklahoma City Thunder drop reeling Pelicans 118-110 behind Westbrook’s 29th triple double

New Orleans remains winless since acquiring DeMarcus Cousins. OKC is now a sesaon-best nine games above .500 Following a blazing start from Anthony Davis, the Oklahoma City Thunder gradually wore down the visiting New Orleans Pelicans to earn a hard-fought 118-110 victory. In another breathtaking performance, Russell Westbrook owned the fourth quarter to finish with a game-high 41 points. The relentless 6’3 guard added eleven assists and rebounds to garner his 29th triple-double of the season. The Thunder is 23-6 when Westbrook attains rarefied all-around statistical dominance....
The Bird Writes 2 hours ago

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis special again but Pelicans still fall to Thunder, 118-110

Russell Westbrook, Jrue Holiday and referees decidedly factored in the outcome Although the New Orleans Pelicans stayed with the Oklahoma City Thunder until the waning moments, the end result was the same seen since the All-Star break: yet another defeat. Once again, the fault did not lie with the...
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball 1 hour ago

Westbrook takes charge, Griffin powers Clippers

Russell Westbrook scored 21 points in the fourth quarter en route to his 29th triple double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday. Westbrook posted his seventh career 40-point triple double, which tied him with Wilt Chamberlain for the second most...
FOX Sports 5 hours ago

Wild acquire center Martin Hanzal in trade with Coyotes

The Minnesota Wild have acquired Czech center Martin Hanzal from the Arizona Coyotes in a trade that includes several draft picks.
Russo's Rants | Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

Wild close to acquiring Arizona's Martin Hanzal, Ryan White

The Wild is reportedly acquiring Arizona Coyotes center Martin Hanzal and forward Ryan White for draft picks.
Five For Howling 7 hours ago

NHL Trade Deadline 2017: Meet Grayson Downing

Get to know the minor leaguer coming over to Arizona. The Arizona Coyotes made a major move sending Martin Hanzal and Ryan White to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for three draft choices. But they also acquired a forward in the process: minor leaguer Grayson Downing. So who is Grayson? And what does...
Jon Rosen / LA Kings Insider 3 hours ago
Bishop a valuable asset, but questions remain over offensive outlook

Bishop a valuable asset, but questions remain over offensive outlook

The Los Angeles Kings acquired a very good goaltender on Sunday. Ben Bishop is a conference champion, a playoff veteran, a qualified number one netminder who has withstood the mental and physical rigors inherent in an 82-game season. He’s going to be handsomely rewarded as an unrestricted free agent this summer and with Jonathan Quick […] The post Bishop a valuable asset, but questions remain over offensive outlook appeared first on LA Kings Insider.
Jon Rosen / LA Kings Insider 7 hours ago

Kings acquire Bishop, fifth for Budaj, Cernak, seventh, conditional pick

The Los Angeles Kings have completed a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, acquiring goaltender Ben Bishop and a fifth round draft pick for goaltender Peter Budaj, defensive prospect Erik Cernak, a seventh round draft pick and a conditional draft pick. All picks exchanged are for the 2017 NHL Draft;...
FOX Sports 8 hours ago

LA Kings acquire goalie Ben Bishop in trade with Lightning

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday in a trade including goalie Peter Budaj and an exchange of draft picks.
Sports Illustrated 9 hours ago

Kings acquire goalie Ben Bishop in trade with Lightning

The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, according to multiple outlets.
Toronto Sun 6 hours ago
Raptors roar back from behind again with win over Portland

Raptors roar back from behind again with win over Portland

There’s a sense of calm about this new Raptors team since the trade deadline, even missing their starting point guard.
Behind The Blazers Beat | Oregonian 6 hours ago

Toronto Raptors, DeMar DeRozan hold off Trail Blazers, 112-106: Rapid reaction

The Portland Trail Blazers' late comeback attempt came up short on Sunday at the American Airlines Centre, as they lost 112-106 to the Toronto Raptors.
numberFire 10 hours ago

Kyle Lowry will not play Sunday as the Raptors face the Blazers

Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry (right wrist) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. What It Means: Lowry sat out Friday Night as well after suffering the injury on February 15. He played in the ALL-Star game last Sunday, making it seem like the injury is not too...
Kansas City Star 6 hours ago

Chiefs players unanimously vote Eric Berry team MVP

When Eric Berry reported to the Chiefs last August, he did so — to the surprise of many — without the long-term security he sought. Granted, his $10.8 million salary …
Kansas City Star 5 hours ago

Chiefs’ Eric Berry maintains he will not play ’17 season under franchise tag

Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been very clear about his uncertain contract status. The pending free agent told The Star at the Super Bowl that he will sit out the …
Full Count | WEEI 4 hours ago
Rick Porcello offers another reminder regarding dangers of World Baseball Classic

Rick Porcello offers another reminder regarding dangers of World Baseball Classic

Weve got your photo recap of todays simulated game with @RickPorcello (AKA the 2016 AL Cy Young).Blog: https://t.co/nPawZTNHMs pic.twitter.com/gmtnF37Zeo — Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) February 27, 2017 FORT MYERS, Fla. — On the field in an empty JetBlue Park the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner got his work in. Under a blazing sun, […]
Boston Herald 9 hours ago

Mastrodonato: Never flashy, Rick Porcello's results anything but routine

FORT MYERS — They didn’t have to be there on the main diamond at 11:10 a.m. on a Sunday morning to watch Rick Porcello throw a simulated game against some of his own teammates, but David Price and Eduardo Rodriguez showed up anyway.Rodriguez, the promising 24-year-old who has yet to put it all together,...
Golden State Of Mind 14 hours ago
Who will take the Warriors’ final roster spot?

Who will take the Warriors’ final roster spot?

Warriors release Briante Weber; Look to sign Jose Calderon OAKLAND, Calif — The Golden State Warriors defeated the Brooklyn Nets Saturday night at Oracle arena 112-95. Kevin Durant took the night off with a sore left hand bug his absence did not have much effect on the final outcome. As the Warriors depart for Philadelphia on Sunday, they will do so with an open roster spot: Briante Weber’s second 10-day contract expired Saturday night after Golden State’s win vs. Brooklyn. Head coach Steve Kerr said that the Warriors will not be bringing back Weber for an additional 10-day contract...
numberFire 15 hours ago

Steph Curry drops in five from downtown as Warriors clinch a playoff spot

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry scored 27 points with five rebounds, five assists, three steals and five 3-pointers during a 112-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. What It Means: Kevin Durant missed his first game of the season on Saturday, so Curry and Klay Thompson combined...
numberFire 6 hours ago

Kevin Durant (hand) probable to play on Monday for Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (left-hand contusion) is probable for Monday's game versus the Philadelphia 76ers. What It Means: Durant sat out Saturday's game versus the Brooklyn Nets with the hand injury, but it may have been more of a precaution than a necessity. There no expectation...
Boston Herald 12 hours ago
Rob Gronkowski talks about Martellus Bennett, rehab and missing the Super Bowl

Rob Gronkowski talks about Martellus Bennett, rehab and missing the Super Bowl

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If Rob Gronkowski had his way, he would make Martellus Bennett the highest-paid tight end in the NFL.Bennett made one of the key plays in the Super Bowl that helped the New England Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons. He forced a pass interference call to set up the game-clinching two-yard run from James White.Since then, he has made plenty of headlines talking about compensation for Super Bowl players and has teased that he wants to test the free agent market if he becomes eligible on March 9.Gronkowski told reporters before the Daytona 500 he is cheering for his...
It Is What It Is | WEEI 12 hours ago

Rob Gronkowski weighs in on Martellus Bennett’s impending free agency

It wasn’t all fun and games for Rob Gronkowski at the Daytona 500 this weekend. Gronkowski was asked for his thoughts on Martellus Bennett as the tight end enters free agency. “I’m hoping that he breaks the bank,” Gronkowski said, via ESPN. “Whenever you see a tight end break the bank, it’s good for the […]
FOX Sports 7 hours ago
Pacers, George face Rockets' offensive juggernaut

Pacers, George face Rockets' offensive juggernaut

HOUSTON -- It was easy to sympathize with Pacers forward Paul George in the heat of the moment on Saturday night as his temper raged and his emotions led to his ejection early in the third quarter during a loss to the Miami Heat.
Pacers Insider | Indianapolis Star 11 hours ago

Insider: Myles Turner becomes focus after Paul George’s ejection

After Paul George was ejected early in the third quarter of Saturday’s loss, the Miami Heat shifted much of their defensive emphasis to Turner, the Pacers’ second-year center.       
Purple and Blue 13 hours ago
Jazz Rumors: Is Andrew Bogut Headed For Utah Return?

Jazz Rumors: Is Andrew Bogut Headed For Utah Return?

Although point guard Deron Williams is likely headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Utah Jazz could add former University of Utah center Andrew Bogut. At the NBA Trade Deadline, much of the buzz surrounding the Utah Jazz was centered on former Jazzman Deron Williams. In the end, though, no deal with the Dallas Mavericks was […] Jazz Rumors: Is Andrew Bogut Headed For Utah Return? - Purple and Blues - Purple and Blues - A Utah Jazz Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Inquisitr 10 hours ago

NBA Rumors And News: Andrew Bogut, Briante Weber, Quinn Cook And Ben Bentil

The NBA buyout market is in full swing. Now that the NBA trade deadline has surpassed, contending teams are looking at veteran players who have or will be bought out by their current teams. The Cleveland Cavaliers have picked up Deron Williams after he cleared waivers from the Dallas Mavericks. And...
Denver Stiffs 8 hours ago
Recap: Nuggets fall to the Grizzlies in a series sweep

Recap: Nuggets fall to the Grizzlies in a series sweep

The Nuggets lose the final matchup of the three game series against the Grizzlies this season. Just two days after a blowout win against the Brooklyn Nets, the Nuggets were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies. Denver lost the first two contests in the three game series to include the frustrating loss in November where the Grizzlies were mistakenly awarded possession with seconds left on the clock putting up a buzzer beater for the win making today’s loss even more painful. After weeks of a lengthy injury report, the Nuggets were finally healthy with the exception of Kenneth Faried who has...
numberFire 13 hours ago

Kenneth Faried will not play Sunday in Denver

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies. What It Means: Without Faried, Wilson Chandler should see a few more minutes at power forward, as could Mason Plumlee and Juan Hernangomez. Consider Faried questionable for the Nuggets'...
Pippen Aint Easy 10 hours ago

Chicago Bulls Weekly Grade Report: February 26 Edition

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Phoenix Suns and the Cleveland Cavaliers to extend their winning streak to four games. Here’s a look at how the players performed in those games. The Chicago Bulls continued their quest for mediocrity without Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott against the Phoenix Suns on Friday and the Cleveland Cavaliers on […] Chicago Bulls Weekly Grade Report: February 26 Edition - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
New York Post 7 hours ago
How Jay Bruce convinced Mets of 1st base plan in one day

How Jay Bruce convinced Mets of 1st base plan in one day

PORT ST. LUCIE — Lucas Duda’s fragile back has motivated the Mets to formulate a contingency plan at first base for this season. With Duda sidelined after recently receiving a cortisone shot in both hips for what he said are back spasms, the Mets have begun working out Jay Bruce and Neil Walker at first...
Kris Willis / Peachtree Hoops 9 hours ago
Atlanta Hawks waive Lamar Patterson

Atlanta Hawks waive Lamar Patterson

Patterson, Hawks agree to release. The Atlanta Hawks announced on Sunday that they had requested waivers on guard Lamar Patterson. Per the announcement, the team and Patterson came to an agreement on his release so that he could attend to a personal matter. The Hawks signed Patterson and forward Ryan Kelly to contracts for the remainder of the season following last Thursday’s trade deadline. Patterson had previously inked a pair of 10-day contracts with the Hawks. Patterson appeared in five games with the Hawks this season averaging 1.8 points and 1.2 assists. The Hawks originally...
Niners Nation 14 hours ago
Earl Mitchell had offers from two other teams

Earl Mitchell had offers from two other teams

We knew Earl Mitchell had several meetings planned, but it turns out the San Francisco 49ers weren’t the only ones bidding for him. Yesterday, when news of the Earl Mitchell signing it, it was later reported that the 49ers outbid the Denver Broncos for the free agent defensive tackle’s services. It wasn’t just the Broncos after Mitchell, he had the Seattle Seahawks pitching him as well. While the 49ers may have had the better offer on the table, it’s certainly nice to see that they could beat out Denver and Seattle without breaking the bank for Mitchell. The Hawks and Broncos...
Boston Herald 10 hours ago
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen exchange sweet messages for 8th wedding anniversary

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen exchange sweet messages for 8th wedding anniversary

Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady have been dancing through life together for eight years, and they celebrated their wedding anniversary by sharing adorable photos — complete with sweet messages to each other — on Instagram.The Brazilian model, 36, shared a photo of her husband dipping her during a dance.“Love being your partner in the dance of life,” Bündchen captioned the Instagram image, complete with a heart emoji. “Happy anniversary my love! Te amo.”Brady, 39, also didn’t hold back on the lovey-dovey day. The New England Patriots quarterback, who won his fifth Super...
Brew Hoop 12 hours ago
Bucks vs. Suns Game Thread

Bucks vs. Suns Game Thread

Tipoff starts at 2:30 PM Milwaukee takes on the Phoenix Suns today in a game set to tip off at 2:30 PM central. The Bucks destroyed Phoenix 137-112 earlier in February, and are hoping to repeat that pummeling after a depressing loss to Utah on Friday night. Jason Kidd provided Bucks’ fans with a Sunday treat, announcing that Khris Middleton would get the start today and send Michael Beasley to the bench. While it’s always encouraging to see Middleton recovering from his injury, it’ll be interesting to see how Kidd staggers his minutes with Giannis considering that both of them on the...
How Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch have set up a clear 49ers hierarchy, with Jed York possibly moved to the side

How Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch have set up a clear 49ers hierarchy, with Jed York possibly moved to the side

When was the last time the 49ers’ words and actions made any sense for any length of time? That would be, of course, when Jim Harbaugh was their coach, spoke in clear, declarative sentences, won games, and didn’t care that much about the whims and worries of owner Jed York. So it’d figure that if […]
Sun Herald 13 hours ago
Jazz center Gobert fined $25,000 for contact with official

Jazz center Gobert fined $25,000 for contact with official

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert has been fined $25,000 for making physical contact with an official. NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe announced Gobert's punishment Sunday. The …

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Sky Sports pundit hammered by Arsenal fan for being major hypocrite

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Crystal Palace fans vandalise own team's coach outside London hotel

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Heroes & Villains: Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins again as Sunderland keep sinking

Craig Burley breaks down Cesc Fabregas and NGolo Kantes impact as Chelsea went 11 points clear atop the Premier League. Jose Mourinho insists Zlatan Ibrahimovics success since his decision to move to England is down to him. Man United won a trophy, Chelsea padded their lead at the top of the Premier League, and Sunderland look like their luck will finally run out. Iain Macintosh looks back at the Heroes & Villains. HEROES You just knew it would be him. Manchester United could wobble, they could squander their lead, and they could take the game to the very brink of extra time,...

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