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Mar 03

Geeking Football: NFL Mock Draft Update

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The scouting combine has passed and the NFL Draft season moves toward Free Agency. Many mock drafts at this time will reflect players who started to create some separation at the combine. Once free agency starts, team needs will start to take shape as teams lose, let go, and acquire players. So that brings us …

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Feb 27

Nobody Asked Me, But….: My Take on Adrian Peterson

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I originally posted this on a Vikings fan site, but thought it was of sufficient general interest that you guys might enjoy it, too. “Nobody Asked Me, But….”: I think I should just start a blog named that, but there probably is one already. But I digress….. Let me start by saying that I don’t …

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Feb 25

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as B.S.

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It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle. Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule stating a batter must keep …

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Feb 25

Mavs suspend Rondo after incident with Rick Carlisle

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Rajon Rondo’s confinement to the bench will continue into Wednesday night. The Dallas Mavericks have suspended Rondo one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the team announced Wednesday. Rondo will miss the Mavs’ contest against the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. The mercurial point guard earned his suspension during a spat with head coach Rick …

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Feb 25

Who Is The Face of Major League Baseball

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Who is the face of Major League Baseball? When posed to any other sport today it is a question that is rather quickly solved. NBA? LeBron James. NFL? Peyton Manning. NHL? Sidney Crosby. Boxing? Floyd Mayweather. Soccer? Cristiano Ronaldo. Even faux sports like WWE it’s easy with John Cena. There is a guy to run …

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Feb 16

The March Madness Tradition.

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March Madness. The time of year the world focuses on College Hoops. Even if you aren’t a fan, chances are you are doing a bracket.  Bu making brackets, or betting on college basketball, it is contagious and widespread.  At sportsjabber, it’s an exciting time of year. But how did it start?  This single elimination tournament …

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Feb 09

Tony Dorsett on CTE: I had no idea ‘the end was going to be like this’

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Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett was diagnosed with having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in November 2013. It’s been an uphill battle since then, but he has a lot of fight left. “I’m in the fight, man,” Dorsett told 1310 The Ticket in Dallas, according to ESPN.com. “I’m not just laying around letting …

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Feb 09

Puck Daddy: Alex Ovechkin finally gets his Honda, donates it to charity

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Alex Ovechkin spent the entire 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft campaigning Team Foligno and Team Toews to make him the last pick, ensuring that he would win a brand new Honda. Things didn’t go as the Washington Capitals captain had planned and he was selected before the final two of Filip Forsberg and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, …

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Feb 09

LewPBlog:NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies

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NEW YORK — Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting and reimagined pro football from an up-and-coming league to must-watch theater, has died. He was 98. Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona, the NFL said. Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. During his …

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Feb 07

SJ 2015 NFL Mock Draft

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1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State 2. Tennessee Titans – Leonard Williams, DE, USC 3. Jacksonville Jaguars – Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa 4. Oakland Raiders – Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama 5. Washington Redskins – Landon Collins, SS, Alabama 6. New York Jets – Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon 7. Chicago Bears – …

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