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Jonathan Martin facing five charges over threatening Instagram post, report says

Former NFL lineman Jonathan Martin was detained last month after posting an unsettling photo on Instagram that led to the temporary closing of Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City, Calif., which Martin attended. According to TMZ, Martin was charged with making criminal threats and possessing a loaded firearm by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s […]

Steelers’ David DeCastro on NFL’s heads-up rule: ‘Might as well take the ball away while your at it’

The NFL announced a new rule last month that will penalize or even lead to ejection of players for lowering their helmets to initiate contact, sparking controversy among players and officials. Steelers guard David DeCastro, who has been known to make hard head-first hits throughout his career, was more than willing to share his honest […]

Severino puked at tryout, Yankees loved him

Brett Gardner stroked a solo shot to right field in the seventh that made it 5-0. Boone, replacing Joe Girardi, nabbed his first big-league win and the Yankees won their first season-opener since 2011 — the six losses in a row a franchise record. Their overall Opening Day record improved to 64-51-1 and 29-34 on […]

LeBron James, Cavs pause to reflect on 50th win, Central title

LeBron James’ teams had won 50 or more games 10 other times in his 15-year career before the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the Central Division title with a 123-109 win over the Knicks on Monday, giving the Cavs a 50-31 record with one game left to play. However, there’s a case to be made that none […]

The strength of Todd Bowles’ 2018 roster figures to be the defensive backfield.

The Jets are re-signing cornerback Morris Claiborne to a one-year, $7 million contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of the situation. I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Tom Benson. I have had the great fortune of knowing Mr. Benson for decades. He possessed a deep passion […]

Once trades become official Wednesday, Aqib Talib will be off to the West Coast to begin a new chapter in his career with the Los Angeles Rams .

He’ll be joining a secondary that features another newcomer in cornerback Marcus Peters (also acquired via trade) and one of the league’s better safeties in Lamarcus Joyner , who received the franchise tag. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Talib is excited for what’s next. Not this exact conversation, maybe, but conversations with the same basic […]

The 76ers raced to a 25-7 lead midway through the first quarter before Portis got hot and Chicago started making 3s.

Philadelphia’s lead was down to 33-29 at the end of the quarter and the Bulls busted out for 40 points in the second to take a 69-67 halftime lead. Chicago was 9 of 12 on 3-pointers in the quarter, including 4 for 5 by Portis. The 76ers were up by five early in the fourth […]

Tyronn Lue: LeBron James ‘leading by example’ by playing every game

LeBron James is on pace to play in all 82 games for the first time in his 15-year career because, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says, the Cavs star feels obligated to be out there every night for his teammates. “I told you I want to play every game,” James said. “If my health continues […]

Marte said he would not object to the switch.

I don’t care. I just want to be with the team, he said. I don’t care where I play. I can play anywhere. I just have to be ready to play anywhere. Lovullo watched Souza often when the Arizona manager was Boston’s bench coach. He was still a young player that was finding his way, […]

It could wind up being Bell’s last game with the organization.

These are the actions of a player who is signaling his unhappiness with the team. This information getting out publicly could be a signal that the team is preparing to move on rather than franchise-tag him again at the price of $14.57 million. A veteran writer like Bouchette does not suggest Bell might not be […]