4:31 PM EST, Fri March 06, 2015
Cole Hamels throws two scoreless innings in spring debut

Cole Hamels throws two scoreless innings in spring debut

Cole Hamels made his Grapefruit League debut on Friday afternoon against the New York Yankees at Bright House Field in Clearwater.
Express-Times 6 hours ago

You're still here? Cole Hamels makes 1st start of Phillies spring training vs. Yankees

Cole Hamels' first audition for a trade to a contender comes Friday as the Phillies take on the Yankees in Grapefruit League action.
High Cheese | Philadelphia Daily News 2 hours ago

Hamels sharp in spring debut

Cole Hamels is trying to have a normal spring training, despite the non-stop trade rumors. In his Grapefruit debut, Hamels dodged rain drops and threw two shutout innings on Friday.
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

Straight A's for the ace: Cole Hamels shuts down Yankees in spring debut

Phillies ace allows just one hit and strikes out two in two scoreless innings of work against the Yankees.
Rip City Project 51 mins ago
Ray Allen declines Blazers’ interest after Wesley Matthews injury

Ray Allen declines Blazers’ interest after Wesley Matthews injury

Ray Allen will not make an NBA return this season, but the Portland Trail Blazers reached out to him nonetheless On Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews tore his left Achilles tendon. He will now miss the remainder of the 2014-15 NBA season. The freshly acquired Arron Afflalo will […] Ray Allen declines Blazers’ interest after Wesley Matthews injury - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project 10 hours ago

Wesley Matthews out for season, Blazers beat Mavericks 94-75

The Portland Trail Blazers played uninspired ball until Wesley Matthews went down with a torn left achilles that will cause him to miss the rest of the season. The crisis pushed the moment, the Blazers woke up, and everyone contributed a little to the thoroughly convincing 94-75 win over the Dallas...
Rip City Project 14 hours ago

Wesley Matthews suffers torn Achilles vs. Mavericks

Portland Trail Bazers guard Wesley Matthews tore his left Achilles tendon in the opening minutes of the third quarter against the Dallas Mavericks Thursday night. Onlookers were immediately concerned when he collapsed without any contact. He left the game and did not return. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!...
CBS Sports 5 hours ago
Video: Wesley Matthews injury analysis

Watch: Wesley Matthews injury analysis

With Wesley Matthews out for the season after an Achilles injury, who gets time on the court for the Blazers? Zach Harper and Chris Towers break down the options.
Newsday 2 hours ago

Matt Harvey hits 99 mph in first outing since Tommy John surgery

The entire Mets pitching staff stood behind Matt Harvey on Friday, forming a blue wall of solidarity as the big moment finally loomed. It had been 18 months since Harvey had been here, working in the bullpen, warming up for a start.
Newark Star-Ledger 8 hours ago

Mets' Matt Harvey is back and ready to put 2014 in the rear view mirror

He will start Friday against the Tigers at Tradition Field, making his return to the mound during a live game for the first time since undergoing elbow surgery. It has been more than 16 months. When he makes his season debut, it will be more than 17 — an inflection point for pitchers coming off the procedure.
Amazin' Stories | Bergen Record 17 mins ago

Harvey dominates in debut

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. –Welcome back, Matt Harvey. Harvey threw two perfect innings in a dominant showing in his first game since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Oct. 22, 2013. It also marked his first game since Aug. 24, 2013, …
CBS Sports 9 hours ago
Video: Boomer & Carton: Matt Harvey set to start

Watch: Boomer & Carton: Matt Harvey set to start

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is expected to start today against the Detroit Tigers after an 18-month hiatus while recovering from Tommy John surgery. Boomer and Carton discuss his return to the mound.
Jets re-sign David Harris to three-year deal

Jets re-sign David Harris to three-year deal

David Harris agreed to a three-year, $21.5 million deal with $15 million in guarantees, according to a source.
Rich Cimini / Jets Blog | ESPN New York 2 hours ago

Re-signing David Harris a costly but necessary move for Jets

A few thoughts on the New York Jets re-signing linebacker David Harris: The Jets overpaid, but they were in a tough negotiating position. With no heir apparent on the roster and no attractive options in free agency, and with Rex Ryan lurking in his new lair up in Buffalo, new general manager Mike Maccagnan...
Newsday 2 hours ago

David Harris re-signs with Jets

David Harris is staying put. And for big money.

Branden Albert had doubts about future after knee injury

While everyone focuses attention on the possibility Ndamukong Suh can become the prize of this year's free agency haul for the Miami Dolphins, last year's free agency price is working on returning to the field but making no promises on...
Kevin Nogle / The Phinsider 2 hours ago

Ndamukong Suh rumors: Dolphins 'confident'

According to a report, the Miami Dolphins are "confident" they will land free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. The Miami Dolphins have been linked to free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for the past week, with multiple reports indicating that Miami is going to make a hard push for the top...

Goran Dragic has no issue with brother's shift to D-League

With his brother sent to the D-League, Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic said he does not view the move with Zoran Dragic as a form of banishment and indicated it would have no impact in his impending free agency.
Hot Hot Hoops 50 mins ago

Heat Links: Dragic wants to play in Miami long-term

Today's Heat links include a look at why Dragic wants to remain in Miami, an interview Surya conducted with Ira Winderman, multiple views on Hassan Whiteside's spectacular season and various news from around the league. Tonight the Heat look to continue their winning trend against the struggling Washington...
The Herald 2 hours ago

Carolina Panthers sign OT Michael Oher to 2-year deal

The Carolina Panthers have a two-year contract with free agent offensive tackle Michael Oher, the subject of the moving “The Blind Side.”

A couple of notes on current and former Seahawks receivers

Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse, a starter in 2014, was set to become a restricted free agent, but as expected, the Seahawks have...
Hunter Pence says he’s a quick healer, predicts arm fracture will be “a great blessing”

Hunter Pence says he’s a quick healer, predicts arm fracture will be “a great blessing”

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Hunter Pence says he’s a fast healer. He’s certainly quick to provide forgiveness. A day after Pence fractured his left forearm when hit by a pitch, he responded to Chicago Cubs minor league right-hander Corey Black on… Continue Reading → 
Daily Thunder 3 hours ago

Down To Dunk: The Russell Westbrook Show

On today’s podcast we discuss: Russell Westbrook’s MVP chances The loss against the Bulls Should Russ have passed the ball? Enes Kanter’s contract The Thunder’s cap situation going forward Best Perk memories And we
NESN 3 hours ago
Video: Russell Westbrook's Triple-Double Streak Ends At Four Games

Watch: Russell Westbrook's Triple-Double Streak Ends At Four Games

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook had his four-game triple double streak come to an end at four on Thursday night.

Are Patriots interested in Brian Hartline?

Free-agent wide receiver Brian Hartline, formerly of the Miami Dolphins, might be on the radar of the New England Patriots. Or he might not. This can be the tricky part of free agency, so let's recap what we know: Veteran reporter Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer/Northeast Ohio Media Group put together a piece Thursday on Hartline that read in part, "Hartline, the Canton, Ohio, native, is still seriously considering the Browns even though he also has strong interest and possibly even solid offers from the Texans, Bears and Patriots, a source told Northeast Ohio Media Group.
Larry Holder / Times-Picayune 3 hours ago

Marques Colston restructures his contract to remain with New Orleans Saints, source says

Saints' all-time leading receiver was set to count $9.7 million against the 2015 salary cap
Battle Red Blog 3 hours ago

2015 NFL Free Agency: Brian Orakpo Interested In Signing With Houston Texans Or Dallas Cowboys?

Could a native Houstonian and local college star find his way back to Texas in free agency? Brian Orakpo says he likes the idea. What do Texans fans think? I want to take you back to the 2009 NFL Draft. Your Houston Texans, fresh off another 8-8 campaign, had the fifteenth pick in the first round. Much of the pre-draft chatter had them linked to one of the three USC linebackers thought to be worth a first round pick--Brian Cushing, Clay Matthews, or Rey Maualuga. As expected around draft times, various camps championing certain players popped up. Some were wild about Matthews. Some...

Mavs may not have Harris, Barea vs. Dubs

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Mavericks' top two reserve guards suffered injuries during Thursday night's blowout loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. The team announced that Devin Harris (right hand injury) is doubtful for Friday's game against the Golden State Warriors and J.J. Barea (left thumb strain) is questionable. X-rays on Harris' right thumb were negative, but his hand was so swollen and sore that he struggled to get dressed after Thursday's game.

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