12:27 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Richard Hill / Pats Pulpit 2 hours ago

Patriots Front Office Scout Florida State vs Louisville

The Patriots sent the heavy hitters in their front office to watch one of the most talented games of the college football season. While the draft may be far down the road for us as fans, the job of an NFL scout is never on break. While most were watching the Panthers and the Saints struggle for a divisional lead, the game the Patriots were watching was in the college ranks. The #2 ranked Florida State Seminoles traveled to Kentucky to take on the #25 Louisville Cardinals. Florida State won 42-31 and notched their 24th straight victory. For the Patriots, this was a gold mine for talent...
Without action, Mets payroll at $94.1M

Without action, Mets payroll at $94.1M

NEW YORK -- Now that a team from Pace Law School has estimated the 2015 salaries for arbitration-eligible Mets players, let's take another look at the projected payroll if the Mets did nothing this winter: Guaranteed contracts David Wright $20M ($20M in 2014) Curtis Granderson $16M ($13M) Bartolo Colon $11M ($9M) Jonathon Niese $7M ($5M) Subtotal: $54M Arbitration-eligible players Daniel Murphy $8.1M ($5.7M) Dillon Gee $4.99M ($3.625M) Lucas Duda $4.
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
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Canal Street Chronicles 27 mins ago
Saints vs. Panthers Final Score: Community Roll Call for Saints 28-10 Win Over Carolina

Saints vs. Panthers Final Score: Community Roll Call for Saints 28-10 Win Over Carolina

Below are all the stats from our four open threads Thursday night while the Saints were taking care of their 28-10 business over the Panthers on the road. Thanks to all who participated. Mark Ingram ran the ball 30 times - ZOMG! - for an even 100 yards and 2 touchdowns last night in the Saints 28-10 win over the Panthers. And it was a road game! I think this is the start of something good. Something real good. Here's what you guys were saying during the big win in Carolina, and who was saying it. Thanks to everyone who participated. Roll Call Info Total comments 1,198 Total...
Orlando Pinstriped Post 54 mins ago

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This Magic/Wizards notebook looks at two of Orlando's key veterans: one who had a solid night, and one who made his return from injury. Zach Oliver offers these observations from the Orlando Magic's loss to the Washington Wizards on Thursday. - ED Gordon's big night After a shaky start in the season opening loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Orlando guard Ben Gordon rebounded with a vintage game. Coming off the bench, Gordon scored in a multitude of ways, finishing with 22 points and two three-pointers. While Gordon's scoring outburst was huge for the Magic to fight their way back into...
Los Angeles Times 27 mins ago
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Blake Griffin is 'very comfortable' being go-to guy down the stretch

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Pats Pulpit 2 hours ago
New England Patriots Links 10/31/14 - McCourty: Discipline Matters More than Deception

New England Patriots Links 10/31/14 - McCourty: Discipline Matters More than Deception

Daily News and Links for 10/31/14 TEAM TALK Patriots-Broncos Thursday Injury Report. Erik Scalavino shares news, notes and locker room chatter from Thursday at Gillette: How will undersized LB Jonathan Casillas be utilized by the Patriots? Briana Palma polls the players about their favorite Halloween costumes, candies and movies. Throwback Thursday - Halloween with Ellis Hobbs. (1.57 min. video) Press Pass - Inside the locker room with Vince Wilfork and others about the many challenges Denver possesses. (3.18 min. video) Patriots Today - Broncos' receivers vs. Patriots defenders....

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