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Justin Britt NFL Draft 2014: Grading Seahawks' Second-Round Pick

Justin Britt dealt with injuries throughout his career with Missouri, but the offensive tackle still managed to go out strong with All-SEC honors in 2013.<p>At 6'6'', 325 pounds, Britt certainly meets the physical requirements needed to play on an NFL offensive line.<p>Watch B/R's NFL draft analysts as …

How Justin Britt Fits with the Seattle Seahawks

With the 64th pick of 2014 NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected Missouri offensive tackle Justin Britt. This pick came as a surprise to many analysts, as they believed Britt would be available much later.<p>Justin Britt was a projected 5th round pick. Ask Schneider if he gives a damn.— Dave Softy …

UFC Fight Night 40 Live Results, Play by Play and Main Card Highlights

UFC Fight Night 40 is now in the books.<p>The 13-fight card was littered with upsets, including Matt Brown's remarkable win over Erick Silva. With the win, Brown keeps rolling, and is now firmly entrenched in the welterweight title picture.<p>The night's co-main event brought another upset, Costas …

Marcus Martin NFL Draft 2014: Grading 49ers' Third-Round Pick

Marcus Martin started 10 games at left guard for USC in 2012 and started 13 games at center for the team last season, giving him intriguing versatility at the next level.<p>If the former Trojan can add a mean streak to his talented skill set, he has the potential to make an impact very early on in his …

Josh Gordon Guilty of Not Understanding How the NFL Works

After his latest alleged failed drug test, Josh Gordon will be labeled "dumb." Or "an addict."<p>But Gordon isn't really either of those things. He's just guilty of not understanding the league he plays in.<p>This is the law and order league. It's not a corner store in Denver or Seattle where you can …

49ers Fully Preparing for Life Beyond Frank Gore with Addition of Carlos Hyde

As good as running back Frank Gore has been for the San Francisco 49ers over the years, it's clear that his time in the NFL is coming to an end. He turned 30 years old in May and is entering the final season of his current three-year, $21 million deal.<p>Pundits around the league wondered if San …

Tre Mason NFL Draft 2014: Grading Rams' Third Round Pick

Tre Mason, the supremely talented Auburn running back, was drafted 75th overall by the St. Louis Rams Friday in the 2014 NFL draft. Mason is one of the best backs in the draft, and his potential was too much for the Rams to pass up.<p>Mason was the key cog in Auburn's offensive attack last season, …

Will Bishop Sankey Really Prove to Be Best RB in 2014 NFL Draft Class?

The Tennessee Titans ended the longest-ever drought for a running back selection in the NFL draft when they tabbed University of Washington product Bishop Sankey with the 54th overall pick. But can Sankey, the first back chosen, really prove to be the best rusher in the 2014 class?<p>Let's examine …

Milwaukee fan approaches Jeter at shortstop

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A fan has approached Derek Jeter on the field during the New York Yankees' game against the Milwaukee Brewers.<p>The fan jumped out of …

Pacers use balanced attack to rout Wizards, take 2-1 series lead

WASHINGTON -- With an emphasis on defense, Paul George, Roy Hibbert and the rest of the Indiana Pacers are suddenly performing the way they did at …

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University Of Oregon Allowed 3 Basketball Players Accused Of Gang Rape To Play March Madness

The University of Oregon allowed three players on its men's basketball team to play in the NCAA tournament in March despite allegations that they gang-raped a fellow student.<p>Dominic Artis, Damyean Dotson and Brandon Austin were named in a police report alleging they raped a female student on March …

Thunder take 2-1 series lead by beating Clippers, 118-112, in Game 3

Well, the Clippers gave up the home-court advantage that they took with a win in Game 1 in Oklahoma City.<p>In a tight, hotly contested Game 3 on Friday night at Staples Center, the Oklahoma City Thunder held on through the final minutes to beat the Clippers, 118-112.<p>The Thunder lead the best-of-seven …

With Danny Granger's jump shot missing, Clippers in need of depth

Danny Granger became almost an afterthought for Coach Doc Rivers and the Clippers in the team's first-round series against the Golden State Warriors.<p>If he can find his jump shot, Granger could play a significant role in the second round as the Clippers try to get past the Oklahoma City Thunder, …

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George, Pacers beat Wizards 85-63, lead series 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — With an emphasis on defense, Paul George, Roy Hibbert and the rest of the Indiana Pacers are suddenly performing the way they did …

This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …