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Steelers make Pouncey NFL's highest-paid center

As he lay on the Heinz Field turf in September, his right knee in tatters, Maurkice Pouncey admits there was a small part of him that feared his football career might be in jeopardy.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers never doubted. They signed him to a five-year contract extension Thursday that averages $8.8 …

Projecting How WWE Will Cope When John Cena Finally Retires

Link to Media<p>Last week John Cena injured his eye in a house-show match with Bray Wyatt (via F4Wonline).<p>Thankfully, it wasn't as serious as initially thought, and the former WWE champion turned out to be okay. He was even able to compete on Monday's Raw in a six-man tag team match with The Shield …

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New Jersey governor Chris Chistie spars with Eagles fan on radio

Give New Jersey governor Chris Christie some credit. He's willing to work for his support.<p>The governor, during an appearance on the Philadelphia sports radio station WIP Monday, ran across a New Jersey caller angry that Christie had abandoned his hometown choices for football for the hated Dallas …

No one really believes Pete Carroll would have stayed to fix USC

In a recent interview with <i>The Los Angeles Times</i>, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he wouldn’t have left USC if he’d known the NCAA was going to hand down such crippling sanctions to the program he led to two national titles. After hearing about this, America collectively issued a series of …

Johnny Manziel gets party pass; Brian Hoyer shines at camp

BEREA, Ohio — Until it becomes illegal for a grown man to enjoy an adult beverage while floating on an inflatable swan in a nightclub swimming pool, Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine is perfectly fine with Johnny Manziel enjoying his life as Johnny Football.<p>No, Pettine said Tuesday, he wasn't …

Johnny Manziel's struggles mirror Tim Tebow's

<b>By LINDSAY H. JONES</b><p>BEREA, Ohio – I swear I’ve seen this quarterback competition before.<p>We can draw many parallels between Johnny Manziel and Tim Tebow: their celebrated college careers, their Heisman Trophies, the intense media interest they bring and the passionate fans that followed them as they …

Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry to resume in 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Georgetown-Syracuse basketball rivalry is back.<p>The schools announced Tuesday they've reached agreement on a four-year, home-and-home series starting in 2015.<p>Georgetown will host the Orange at Verizon Center during the 2015-16 and 2017-18 seasons, and the Hoyas will visit …

Day 2 of O'Bannon trial all about one guy, economics expert

OAKLAND — The biggest takeaway from the first two days of trial in the Ed O'Bannon class-action antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA is that the sides think a Stanford emeritus economics professor is a very, very important man.<p>And, more important, they believe U.S. District Court Judge Claudia thinks …

Is Kelly Rowland Expecting Her First Child? – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com

Does <b>Kelly Rowland</b> have new reason to be jumpin’, jumpin’, jumpin’ for joy?<p>The singer and her new husband <b>Tim Weatherspoon</b> seem to be expecting their first child, based on an Instagram photo the singer posted Tuesday evening.<p>“I’ll be stuntin like my daddy…” Rowland captioned a photo of Air Jordans …

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Two decades later, 'Powder Blue' graces the Air Jordan 10 again. This retro stays true to the original colorway with the black and white contrasted by fresh Powder Blue details. Drops Saturday. Read More: http://j.mp/1fw0nqN

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The North Carolina Tar Heels are officially in the hunt for a championship. Prepare yourself at www.jordan.com. #TeamJordan #TakeFlightUNC

Did Bill Simmons Forget About Kobe Bryant During LeBron James Rant Before Game?

Link to Media<p>Before Game 3 of the 2014 NBA Finals, ESPN's Bill Simmons pleaded with the viewers to give LeBron James proper respect. While he may have had a point, Simmons apparently forgot about one of the greatest players who has ever played the game—Kobe Bryant.

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How the lockout led to Derek Fisher being overpaid

There are fewer ways for spendthrift owners to burn cash these days. Unproven coaches is one.<p>Back in 2004, Derek Fisher signed a six-year, $37 million contract with the Golden State Warriors. This was one of a number of bad deals Golden State made before its mini-resurgence with Baron Davis and …

Knicks' hiring Fisher a calculated risk

Waiting on a rental car shuttle at the Raleigh-Durham airport on the way to Pinehurst for the U.S. Open, a couple of New Yorkers were reading the …

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LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony are reportedly holding up Lakers' coaching search

The Lakers haven't hired a coach yet because they don't want to limit possible pursuits of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony.<p>Mike D'Antoni resigned as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 30, and the Lakers still haven't chosen a replacement. The Lakers have a reason for moving so slowly …

Jason Mitchell found guilty in Sean Taylor's death, sentenced to life

Jason Mitchell was convicted of first-degree felony murder and armed burglary on Tuesday in relation to the November 2007 shooting death of former …

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Steve Kerr says he will coach Warriors summer league team

Golden State head coach Steve Kerr will get his feet wet at summer league.<p><b>More Offseason Analysis: Coaching changes, news | Free Agency | Draft</b><p>Golden …

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