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Blizzard Tweaks 'Diablo III' For Console And It Looks Great

<i>Blizzard is upgrading its best-selling action RPG ‘Diablo III’ for its September release on Xbox 360 and PS3.</i><p><i>Diablo III</i> is getting some pretty cool looking tweaks for the console version which launches September 3rd on PS3 and Xbox 360.<p>Changes include a quick-dash action mapped to the right …

Dennis Rodman claims LeBron James would be 'just an average player' in 80s or 90s

NBA rebounding legend Dennis Rodman thinks Miami Heat superstar LeBron James would be "just an average player" if he played in the 1980s and 90s. It's a bold opinion that raises this question: why does anyone listen to Dennis Rodman anymore?<p>LeBron James posted yet another postseason triple-double …

Sony still has a lot to prove at E3 2013

Heading into E3, Sony has more to prove with the PlayStation 4 (PS4) than its console-making competition. Microsoft has already shown that, in its quest to take over your living room, the Xbox One will offer more than just upgraded graphics and a new controller. And for good or ill (ill, for now), …

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The future of football is fast: adidas introduces featherweight boot and kits at innovation event

This is the cutting edge of football. This is where the sport is going and this is where the technology will be in just two years' time. Speed is everything and as the game itself gets quicker, so must the equipment. Adidas made that abundantly clear upon entry to their lab event in the heart of …

RGIII consults Adrian Peterson on recovery from ACL injury

Robert Griffin III is recovering from ACL surgery, and he's seeking advice from a player who's bounced back from the same injury with great success.<p>Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III saw his 2012 season end with torn ligaments in his right knee leading to reconstructive surgery in …

Rams WR Tavon Austin takes snaps at running back

St. Louis may be adding a wrinkle to its offense by giving Austin some handoffs.<p>St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin, the No. 8 pick in this year's NFL Draft, has been receiving some snaps at running back, per Joe Lyons of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.<p>More on the Rams at Turf Show Times<p>Giving …

Paul George: Heat series giving him 'things to work on'

Both George and David West discuss what they need to do to better defend LeBron James in the low post.<p>The Indiana Pacers were back at practice Monday morning after getting blown out by the Miami Heat in Game 3. The team seemed to be regrouping after one of their worst losses of the postseason. …

Andy Reid brings 'fast-paced' mindset to Chiefs practices

Kansas City's new head coach is trying to bring intensity to practice.<p>The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a rough season in which they won just two games. With a new regime in place, first-year head coach Andy Reid is shaking things up by bringing a fast-paced tempo to practice.<p>"High energy, …

Nerlens Noel: 'I can become one of the best players in the NBA'

The potential top pick in June's NBA draft discusses his confidence in recovering from ACL surgery and desire to become one of NBA's best players.<p>Workouts for the upcoming NBA Draft are getting in to high gear. However, one person who won't be participating in any workouts is potential number one …

Roy Helu injury: Redskins RB expects to be ready for training camp

Roy Helu is recovering from surgery, and he hopes to return to his 2011 form.<p>Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu played in just two games last season, missing most of the year due to leg injuries. The third-year veteran is recovering well and believes he'll be back in action by the start of …

Dusty Baker defends Johnny Cueto

CINCINNATI -- Reds manager Dusty Baker says he doesn't understand why Cubs pitcher Matt Garza was incensed by Johnny Cueto's pitch high over David …

Joe Flacco's agent: 'No sympathy'

Joe Flacco's agent told USA Today Sports that the Baltimore Ravens made a dumb move by not signing the quarterback before last season.<p>Flacco signed a …

Norv Turner wants Browns' offense in 'attack' mode

Cleveland's new offensive coordinator would like to see a big turnaround in 2013.<p>The Cleveland Browns haven't been an offensive juggernaut in recent years, but if new offensive coordinator Norv Turner has his way, that will change in 2013. Turner wants the Browns' offense to attack this year.<p>"We're …

Donald Penn disputes report of missing weight clause in contract

Donald Penn isn't happy with the reports coming out of camp.<p>Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Donald Penn has disputed reports that he has failed to make weight, reports Pro Football Talk. Responding to an earlier report that he had failed to meet the weight clauses in his contract, Penn gave a …

Seahawks vets call meeting on PEDs

Safety Kam Chancellor said Monday in a radio interview that the Seattle Seahawks' veterans are spreading the message to players on the team that it's …

Steve Clifford named Charlotte Bobcats coach, according to report

The Bobcats have hired their second coach in two years, this time bringing in assistant Steve Clifford from the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>The Charlotte Bobcats have reached an agreement with Los Angeles Lakers assistant Steve Clifford to be the team's new head coach, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of …

Hakeem Nicks contract: Giants WR in no hurry for new deal

Unlike his teammate Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks isn't pushing for a contract extension. He's reportedly willing to wait until after the season to discuss a new deal.<p>Hakeem Nicks is entering the final year of his contract, but the New York Giants wide receiver isn't pushing for an extension this …

Is This Miami Heat Team the Best of LeBron James' Career?

For once, I'll answer the question straight away: Yes, the 2012-13 Miami Heat are the best team on which LeBron James has played since entering the NBA.<p>And it's not even that close.<p>To start, we can pretty comfortably set aside all seven of the Cleveland Cavaliers squads of which he was a part to …

Brittney Griner dunks twice but Mercury fall to Sky

PHOENIX -- Brittney Griner got the dunks in her debut, becoming the first WNBA player to do it twice in one game.<p>Elena Delle Donne had the better …

Have Golden State Warriors Joined OKC Thunder as West's Next Great Hope?

No NBA franchise nor fanbase should ever use injuries as an excuse for losing.<p>Every team deals with them, staying healthy is part of the game and it's difficult to predict what would have happened had this player or that player been on the court.<p>However, injuries do impact the outcomes of games, …

Are the San Diego Chargers Already Mishandling Manti Te'o?

A team spokesman for the San Diego Chargers recently announced that rookie linebacker Manti Te'o would not be available to the media until the start of June minicamp, which begs the question—are the Chargers already mishandling Te'o by shielding him from the media?<p>Since news broke of the girlfriend …

UFC 160: Glover Teixeira Deserves Shot at Jon Jones

Glover Teixeira shouldn’t need to be the No. 1 contender to merit a matchup with Jon Jones for the Light Heavyweight Championship.<p>In UFC 160, the Brazilian Wrecking Machine forced James Te-Huna of New Zealand to submit two minutes, 38 seconds into the first round. He earned the Submission of the …

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For the Minnesota Vikings, Going Young May Be a Step Backwards

The past three seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have parted ways with more than 14 players over the age of 30. These moves, or in some instances the result of doing nothing, has reduced the average age of the roster to 25.5 years in 2012—the youngest since 1967. A direction the Vikings may not want …

Rutgers New Athletic Director Accused in Player Abuse Flap

Julie Hermann, Rutgers University's embattled new athletic director, said today that she had not been abusive toward volleyball players at the …

NBA Playoffs 2013: Highlights from the Spurs' Game 4 finale vs. the Grizzlies

The Grizzlies tried to stay alive for another game against the Spurs. Miss any of the action? Catch up with the most exciting GIFs from Monday night.<p>The San Antonio Spurs are just a methodical machine. They dominated the tempo of this game from the opening tip. The Spurs executed their game plan to …

Derrick Rose injury: John Paxson speaks up for Bulls star

John Paxson made it clear the Bulls franchise was on board with Derrick Rose's decision not to play in the 2013 NBA Playoffs, praising the 2011 MVP's dedication to his body and criticizing those who criticized Rose.<p>Derrick Rose received a lot of heat to sit out the entire NBA season even after …

The Best Rookie Storylines at the Green Bay Packers OTAs

The Green Bay Packers have gotten a decent look at their 2013 rookie class now on two occasions. First, there was the rookie minicamp, and then the first of three organized team activities, which was held last week.<p>The second set of OTAs starts today.<p>There are some very interesting storylines …