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Sep 17

Silence on Peterson could hurt Commissioner more than Rice case

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As the Vikings tripped and skipped and clumsily changed course while trying to process the post-Rice reality of the NFL with the desire to get something in return for the millions to be paid to a face-of-the-franchise player, the league office had nothing to say publicly. Well, not nothing.  The league office said over the …

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Sep 14

California’s Lieutenant Governor calls for 49ers to bench Ray McDonald

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The 49ers, unlike the Panthers, have refused to bow to public pressure regarding a player with pending domestic violence charges.  But the pressure on the 49ers is mounting. The media has been getting louder and louder about the team’s decision to continue to honor the age-old sports double standard that excuses are made for stars …

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Sep 14

Richard Sherman refuses to speak to media after being “exposed”

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Unlike the Packers, the Chargers decided to throw at Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.  And it worked.  And Sherman was in no mood to discuss it after San Diego’s 30-21 win over the defending NFL champions. Via Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego (and surely others), Sherman refused to talk to the media following the game.

Sep 14

Charles Woodson on Raiders after defeat to Houston: “We suck”

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In their home opener Sunday vs. Houston, the Raiders committed four turnovers and didn’t score their first points until the fourth quarter in a 30-14 loss. And afterwards, veteran safety Charles Woodson gave an unflattering assessment of Oakland’s performance. “We suck,” Woodson said, according to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area and other Raiders reporters. …

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Sep 10

Report: Maurice Jones-Drew had hand procedure Wednesday

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One of the Raiders’ key offensive players reportedly is dealing with a hand injury. Tailback Maurice Jones-Drew had a “procedure” Wednesday on a hand injured in Sunday’s loss at the Jets, Fallon Smith of CSN Bay Area reported. However, the injury is not regarded as serious, according to Smith. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/category/rumor-mill/

Sep 10

NFL reiterates they are “not aware” of anyone seeing video, will “look into” AP report

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The NFL’s claim that no one associated with the league office saw the video of Ray Rice knocking his wife unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator before TMZ released it on Monday appeared to take a serious hit on Wednesday afternoon when the Associated Press reported that a law enforcement official sent a copy of …

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Sep 08

LewPBlog:A look back at some great football this past weekend.

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Man, aren’t you glad football is back? What a great game to watch, no matter if it’s high school, college, or the pros. Football is back! Let’s take a look at some guys talking about their teams: It just doesn’t get any beter than this does it? More…

Sep 08

The Landry Hat: Surprise! Tony Romo Awful, Cowboys Defensive Front 7 Solid

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How pumped is Dallas Cowboys Nation after last night’s 28-17 season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers? I couldn’t be more encouraged. The biggest concern coming out of camp was the defensive front seven and they looked… well, competent! Not like a juggernaut, but not like a JV squad either. I haven’t broken down any …

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Sep 06

USC rallies to defeat Stanford, 13-10

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  USC faced an uphill battle Saturday, opening Pac-12 Conference play at Stanford, which was owner of a 17-game home-field winning streak. The streak was the longest in the nation. Past tense. Andre Heidari kicked a career-long 53-yard field goal with less than three minutes to play and USC’s defense fell on a last-minute Stanford …

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Aug 31

Team USA holds Finland to 2-point quarter, dominates FIBA World Cup opener

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No one gave Finland much chance to challenge the United States in Saturday’s opener of the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Bilbao, Spain. Yet it’s doubtful that anyone expected the domination to reach such an extreme so early in an extremely comfortable 114-55 win. After an already impressive 31-16 first quarter in which Finland …

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