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Michael Beasley leaves Grizzlies to sign with Chinese team owned by Yao Ming

The Michael Beasley experiment in Memphis didn’t last long before the former No. 2 overall pick decided to take his talents to China. Michael Beasley’s latest attempt to carve out a steady NBA role has come to an end. The former No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft has agreed to leave the Memphis Grizzlies to sign a ...

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Vincent Jackson misses practice again; should play for fantasy owners on Sunday

Vincent Jackson missed practice again on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications. Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson missed practice on Thursday with an injury to his ribs, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times. Jackson missed practice on Wednesday as well, but there’s not a lot of evidence to suggest he’s in danger of missing the ...

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Chris Bosh says transition in Cleveland will be ‘very difficult’ for Kevin Love

Chris Bosh knows a little something about major role changes, and he says Kevin Love will have a tough time adjusting to his new responsibilities in Cleveland early on. The Cleveland Cavaliers should be immediate contenders in the Eastern Conference next season after a historic offseason, but that doesn’t mean Kevin Love’s adjustment from top dog in Minnesota to third ...

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Brandon Marshall could be less than 100 percent for fantasy owners

Brandon Marshall admitted his ankle should cost him some time. We break down the fantasy implications. Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall admitted that his ankle sprain from Week 4 was supposed to keep him out for four weeks. He did get some “special/new treatment” on his ankle after he faced the New York Jets in Week 3. The good news ...

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There’s a mascot with a ‘Free AP’ sign at Adrian Peterson’s court appearance

The Minnesota Vikings running back was at a Texas court Wednesday for his child abuse case. So was his alma mater’s mascot. A #Palestine HS mascot shows support for Adrian Peterson who makes court appearance in child abuse case @cbs11jack pic.twitter.com/JL2XHidsw2 — J.D. Miles (@jdmiles11) October 8, 2014 The mascot just told us he is a Wildcat, which is the ...

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Kansas City church forgives Billy Butler for stealing second

Post by Asbury United Methodist Church Prairie Village, KS. It’s a pretty big deal to get a pass on one of the Ten Commandments, but this is Royals baseball after all. Asbury United Methodist Church is the most baseball-loving church we know; previously they took credit for Kansas City’s 10-game win streak, now this. SBNation.com – All Posts

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IN SEARCH OF CALVINBALL, Vol. 1: Tchoukball

This sport is about hurling things really hard at trampolines, and hurling your body to catch things that have just been hurled at trampolines. Football causes life-altering concussions. Baseball is boring. Basketball doesn’t matter until the fourth quarter! Hockey is for Canadians! Nobody ever scores in soccer! It’s clear we need new sports, and our mission is to find them. ...

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Is Steven Jackson holding the Falcons offense back?

Big bruising running backs are great in the right kind of offense, but you can’t force a square peg into a round hole. Stephen White tackles the trouble with plodders and a few more random notes from Week 5. I have always been a fan of the “big” running backs in the NFL. As a former defensive player, one thing ...

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AJ McCarron criticizes Alabama offense after Ole Miss loss

The former Tide quarterback has some recommendations for Lane Kiffin and Blake Sims. Times are tough in Tuscaloosa. Alabama is alone in fifth place in the SEC West (no, really), and the Tide’s margin for error in the Playoff race has all but evaporated after a 23-17 loss to Ole Miss. In the resultant sturm und drang, Alabama fans have ...

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