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MLS has a separate allocation order for Designated Players

There's the allocation order and then the double secret allocation order.<p>MLS is making up rules again. According to the Columbus Dispatch, there is a separate allocation order for Designated Players entering (or re-entering) the league. Amazingly, that rule is nowhere to be found in the MLS rules …

Real Madrid playing American football goes as well as expected

No one on Real Madrid grew up playing American football. It shows.<p>Xabi Alonso is the perfect quarterback. He knows the playbook, sees the field and is the consummate leader. He can't throw the ball well, but neither can Tim Tebow.<p>Alonso has a decent excuse for not throwing well -- he never played …

Oklahoma 'very confident' Green-Beckham will be eligible immediately

Oklahoma is feeling good about the chances that Dorial Green-Beckham will be eligible to play in 2014.<p>There's a good chance that you'll see Dorial …

What to Expect from Pittsburgh Steelers' RB Trio in 2014

Le’Veon Bell promises to be a major part of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense in 2014, but he will not be alone. A revamped backfield, which includes LeGarrette Blount and Dri Archer, will play a key role in a ground game that has suffered in recent years.<p>The process to upgrade the running attack …

Fantasy Football 2014: Identifying Sleepers from Early Stages of Training Camps

NFL training camp has a way of unearthing fantasy fool's gold and sleepers.<p>But it births duds to sleepers at a 10-1 ratio, because most players can look great in limited-contact practices, pads or not. As summer fades into fall, the hyperbole in the NFL realm is strong with every team a contender …

Eagles CB Cary Williams says Patriots 'are cheaters'

Eagles CB Cary Williams is known to speak his mind. So it's not completely unexpected that he offered unvarnished thoughts on the Patriots, who will …

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Fantasy Football 2014: Biggest Late-Round Sleepers Worth Gambling on

While early-round picks are the meat and potatoes of fantasy football teams, leagues are often won and lost based on decisions made in the latter rounds.<p>Finding a difference-maker near the end of a draft can give an owner a massive advantage over his opponents. Detecting and drafting those types of …

Fantasy Football 2014: 3 Young Wide Receivers on the Rise That You Should Draft

Wide receivers with fantasy value are easier to find these days than movies with superheroes in them.<p>The NFL is a pass-first league, so there are a lot more 1,000-yard receivers out there than there are 1,000-yard running backs. And while you need to draft running backs and quarterbacks in the …

Jamaal Charles Jukes Teammate into Ankle Surgery During Training Camp

The phrase "breaking someone's ankles" is thrown around a lot in sports after an athlete pulls off a nasty move. It's often hyperbole, but if reports are accurate, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles really does have some ankle-injuring moves.<p>During Chiefs training camp on Wednesday, …

Brian Banks Announces He's Taken Front Office Position with NFL

The roller-coaster story of Brian Banks appears to have a happy ending.<p>After the linebacker was released by the Atlanta Falcons during the 2013 preseason, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported the organization was looking to keep him around the team in some capacity.<p>A year later, Banks announced on …

US Senators call on Goodell to give Rice harsher punishment

The politicians on Capitol Hill have a new sports-related target: the NFL and Ravens running back Ray Rice.<p><b>More NFL: Photos | Videos & GIFs |</b> …

Economy gains 209,000 jobs; jobless rate, 6.2%

The high-flying labor market showed no let-up in July as employers added 209,000 jobs.<p>The unemployment rate rose to 6.2% from 6.1%, the Labor Department said Friday, as 329,000 Americans, including many who had given up their job searches, surged back into the labor force.<p>Economists had estimated …

Google scraps ambitious 'barge' project

Google's plan to create a floating showroom for high-tech gadgets has sunk without trace<p>The so-called Google barge, once envisioned as an interactive space for people to learn about new technology, is heading for the scrap yard.<p>Earlier this week, a tugboat reportedly towed the 250-foot barge from …

Argentina Defaults On Its Debt....Again

On May 9, 2014, I wrote an article on Forbes.com highlighting the three countries with the highest inflation rates. Argentina received the dubious honor of third place behind Venezuela and Iran. However, things could be a bit worse. On Wednesday, July 30, 2014, after more than five hours of intense …

Google Workshop will reportedly wrap your Nexus with custom cases

Let's face it: options for outfitting the Nexus line with covers and cases have been rather limited (and pricey) coming directly from Mountain View. That could be about to change though, as <i>Android Police</i> reports that a new option could offer a major boost in custom accessories. The so-called Google …

As of today, Americans can legally unlock their phones again

It's finally happened: as of today, unlocking your cellphone to work on other networks will be legal again in the US. The White House and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who helped pass legislation earlier this year, announced that President Barack Obama is signing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and …

Chicago police say homicides fall to lowest level since 1963

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago’s police superintendent said on Friday the number of homicides had fallen to the lowest level in five decades so far this year as he sought to dispel the notion that America’s third-largest city reigns as the nation’s murder capital.<p>Chicago Police Superintendent Garry …