8:56 AM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
Cleveland Browns agree to terms with Josh McCown on 3-year deal

Cleveland Browns agree to terms with Josh McCown on 3-year deal

Josh McCown was signed primarily to serve as a mentor to Johnny Manziel, Connor Shaw and any other young quarterback the Browns might bring in.
The Browns | Akron Beacon Journal 13 hours ago

Browns agree to three-year contract with veteran quarterback Josh McCown

The Browns and veteran quarterback Josh McCown have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a league source confirmed Friday for the Beacon Journal. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because the Browns had not announced the deal. Financial terms were not immediately disclosed. McCown,...
Akron Beacon Journal 10 hours ago

Browns strike three-year deal with veteran quarterback Josh McCown, likely signaling end of Brian Hoyer’s time with hometown team

The Browns believe veteran quarterback Josh McCown is willing to sit on the bench and mentor a younger teammate, but they also have faith he can still perform adequately as an NFL starter.They value the flexibility.The organization announced Friday it agreed to terms of a contract with McCown, 35, who...
Baltimore Sun 13 hours ago

Former Bears QB Josh McCown signs with Browns

Josh McCown is headed for Cleveland. The 35-year-old quarterback agreed to a three-year contract with the Browns on Friday evening, a deal his agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter.
Tampa Bay Times 12 hours ago

Ex-Bucs QB Josh McCown signs with Browns

TAMPA —- Two weeks after he was released by the Bucs, quarterback Josh McCown found a new home Friday, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with the Browns.
Rip City Project 36 mins ago

Russell Westbrook suffers bizarre facial injury in Portland

With one second remaining in Friday night’s game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook took a knee to the head from teammate Andre Roberson. The injury occurred on this play, in which Westbrook was knocked to the floor after missing a free throw and was accidentally struck as he attempted […] Russell Westbrook suffers bizarre facial injury in Portland - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Behind The Blazers Beat | Oregonian 5 hours ago

Russell Westbrook suffers frightening facial injury; photos appear to show a 'dent' in his cheek

In the final seconds of the Portland Trail Blazers 115-112 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday, Russell Westbrook appeared to suffer a painful injury to the right side of his face.
Daily Thunder 6 hours ago

Westbrook triple-doubles again, Thunder lose again

Russell Westbrook had a third straight triple-double, but the Thunder couldn't withstand a Blazer comeback in the fourth quarter.

NFL Mock Draft Roundup: Eagles trade LeSean McCoy to land Marcus Mariota

Check out our (2015 Eagles mock draft central)for more opinions on who could be the #20 pick in April. The 2015 NFL Draft is still far away, but the rumors are heating up now that the NFL Combine is over. The latest scuttlebutt has the Eagles involved in a potential Marcus Mariota trade. On top of this, mock draft season is in full gear and there's no shortage of opinion as to who the Eagles will be taking in this year's draft. So with that said, let's take a look at what the experts are saying. FanSpeak (Custom) - Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State Waynes impressed at the 2015 NFL...
Brandon Lee Gowton / Bleeding Green Nation 2 hours ago

Eagles News: Does Tyvon Branch make sense for Philadelphia?

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 2/28/2015. Let's get to the links... Neubeck: Hinkie And Kelly Aren’t Afraid To Win, Why Are You? - CBS Philly“There’s no guarantee it works out” is not an excuse to stand pat with middling talent. Nothing is a guarantee. Not when guys tear muscles or...
Field Gulls 1 hour ago

Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Saturday

Weekend! John Schneider’s ideal trade scenario, Darnell Dockett & more | Seahawks Draft BlogIn yesterday’s Field Gulls Podcast one of the things we touched on was the 2011 trade involving Mark Ingram. The New Orleans Saints traded their second round pick (#56 overall) and a 2012 first rounder to New England for the opportunity to take Ingram with the #28 pick. The Pats essentially traded down 28 spots and acquired what turned out to be the #27 pick in the following draft. Roman Oben, NFL director of youth football, on helping promote safety | The MMQB with Peter KingNEW YORK, N.Y. —...
Stephen Cohen / Seattle Post-Intelligencer 12 hours ago

Notable 2015 NFL roster cuts

Friday was a tough day for a bevy of NFL veterans as several clubs trimmed their rosters to free up salary-cap space before the start of free agency in March. Longtime standouts such as Arizona’s Darnell Dockett, Washington’s Barry Cofield and Atlanta’s Justin Blalock were given their walking papers...
Kevin Nogle / The Phinsider 15 hours ago

Brandon Gibson released by Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have released wide receiver Brandon Gibson. The Miami Dolphins have released a wide receiver for the second time today. Friday morning, Brian Hartline was released from the team; now, Brandon Gibson has also been cut. Gibson joined the Dolphins during the 2013 offseason, signing as a free agent. He agreed to a three-year, $9.78 million deal, with a $3 million signing bonus. Gibson would have counted $4.26 million against the salary cap this season, but now will be $1 million in dead money. The move gives the team $3.26 million back in salary cap space. A sixth-round pick...

Twinsights: Twins have nearly $4 million for international bonus pool

FORT MYERS, Fla. --The Twins should be able to make some noise on the international signing circuit this summer, if they choose to do so. According to Baseball America, the Twins will have the fifth-largest international bonus pool for 2015-16 at $3,948,500. In effect, they're in even better position because the Arizona Diamondbacks, with an industry-leading pool of $5.394 million, will be limited to signing international teenagers for a maximum of $300,000 apiece after splurging for Cuban pitcher Yoan Lopez this offseason. The Los Angeles Angels, Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox and New York...
Tech rescinded for Isaiah Thomas

Tech rescinded for Isaiah Thomas

BOSTON -- The NBA rescinded one of the two technical fouls that led to Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas' ejection in his debut against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Referee Tony Brothers tagged Thomas with consecutive technical fouls leading to his disqualification in the fourth quarter of Boston's overtime loss. Thomas missed the final 10 minutes of play. "I'm glad [the NBA rescinded] that," said Thomas. He was asked if that came a bit too late for his liking.
Plain Dealer 41 mins ago
Short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Indiana Pacers, 93-86

Short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Indiana Pacers, 93-86

Indiana's George Hill led his team with his first career triple-double -- 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists.
Trail Blazers find their 'swagger' in 115-112 win over Oklahoma City Thunder

Trail Blazers find their 'swagger' in 115-112 win over Oklahoma City Thunder

Arron Afflalo had his best game as a Trail Blazer and Portland found its late game magic in a win over the Thunder.
Houston Chronicle 26 mins ago
The Sports Update: Breaking down the Rockets’ comeback win over the Nets

The Sports Update: Breaking down the Rockets’ comeback win over the Nets

The Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen and Jenny Dial Creech break down Friday night’s win over the Nets, including the fourth-quarter rally and a late strange play involving James Harden. jonathan.feigen@chron.com twitter.com/jonathan_feigen jenny.creech@chron.com twitter.com/jennydialcreech
Canis Hoopus 9 hours ago

Timberwolves Fall to Bulls 96-89

Free throws and rebounding doomed the Wolves tonight in Chicago as they fall to the Bulls 96-89 Well, in the end, that game had little to recommend it. It was an ugly affair from start to finish, with a lot of missed shots and ugly offense, but in the end the Bulls hung on against the Wolves despite shooting under 40% from the field. It was a narrative we've seen before as the Wolves fell behind early, and while they were able to hang in there throughout the game, and even take a brief one point lead in the 4th quarter, were unable to finish things off as the Bulls made just enough plays...

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