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NFL Trade Deadline 2013: Hakeem Nicks and Stars Reportedly on the Market

The NFL trade deadline usually consists of a few small deals, but there is a feeling around the 2013 edition of the date (Oct. 29) that at least one more huge name could be dealt.<p>With the Cleveland Browns trading away running back Trent Richardson earlier this season for a first-round pick, there …

Football (U.S.)

Athletics injuries: Surgery for Reddick, Gray

Josh Reddick, Sonny Gray and Jarrod Parker should all be ready for Spring Training in 2014.<p>The results are in for the Oakland Athletics: It'll be surgery for outfielder Josh Reddick and pitcher Sonny Gray, and rest for pitcher Jarrod Parker. All three players should be ready for Spring Training …

Jets RB Mike Goodson's season ends with torn knee ligaments

Running back Mike Goodson's strange first year with the New York Jets has come to a premature end.<p>Goodson tweeted Monday he tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in one of his knees in Sunday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.<p>"Not (too) happy right now But Everything Happens …

Bills to sign QB Matt Flynn, according to report

The Buffalo Bills are expected to add Matt Flynn as insurance at the quarterback position after an injury for Thaddeus Lewis.<p>The quarterback carousel for the Buffalo Bills took another turn on Monday, as the team is expected to add veteran passer Matt Flynn to the mix, aaccording to ESPN's Adam …

Kelly: Vick health key to QB call

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles coach Chip Kelly took plenty of questions about the team's quarterback situation Monday. He wasn't as generous with answers.<p>A …

'Smartest man in baseball' knows how to pitch, too

In the Red Sox's clubhouse, Craig Breslow tries to blend in, to just be another ballplayer, and he looks the part, from his long pants to his beard. …

NFL Sunday’s 10 most attention-getting performances

If Tony Romo’s Week 5 interception against the Broncos proved how one terrible play can reverse an otherwise amazing performance, Tom Brady’s last-second magic in the Patriots’ 30-27 win over the Saints certainly did the opposite.<p>Prior to Brady’s final seven-play, 70-yard game-winning drive, he’d …

Mini adding new driver assist systems to future models

With all the recent news about automated vehicle technology (from Ford, Nissan and Toyota, among others), Mini is bringing some not-so-groundbreaking tech into its products to better keep the driver connected to the car. Other than stating that these new technologies will roll out in future models, …

God of War II director on developing for next-gen

Gamers are yearning for next-generation experiences that are deeper than just "shoot the guy [in] the head," according to God of War II director Cory Barlog.<p>"I really believe people are hungry for games and experiences that offer them something more than just 'shoot the guy [in] the head,'" Barlog …

EB Games Expo 2013: All The Photos!

A huge gallery showing off the biggest EB Expo yet.<p>Did you attend last weekend's EB Games Expo in Sydney? Then you might have made it into the epic …

Valve shows the Steam Controller in action

Valve's vision for the next chapter of PC gaming is to take it to the living room.<p>The company has a three-fold strategy for this: the SteamOS, the …

First Listen: Starlito And Don Trip, 'Step Brothers 2'

Starlito and Don Trip hail from Tennessee, the former from Nashville and the latter from Memphis. Two years ago, they teamed up to make a mixtape called <i>Step Brothers</i>, named in honor of the Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly movie. The acclaim for it, from critics and laypeople alike, opened a door …

Boston fan snatches home-run ball from woman's hands, throws it back

Well this just seems like poor sportsmanship:<p>Sure, the Red Sox were getting no-hit and blown out by the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS when this Boston fan took it upon himself to grab Alex Avila’s home run ball from another fan and throw it back on the field. But with the …

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Fans cheer Matt Schaub injury, Texans teammates react

Johnathan Joseph, Brian Cushing and T.J. Yates had choice words for the Texans faithful after they showed pleasure in their QB getting hurt.<p>In the midst of their fourth straight loss, Texans quarterback Matt Schaub was sacked and left the game with a knee injury. The Houston fans, fed up with the …

Bell: Tom Brady makes Bill Belichick look like a genius

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick must be living right.<p>With just under three minutes on the clock at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, the New England Patriots coach dismissed the odds, cursed the football gods and pretty much took a torch to the conventional coaching manual.<p>He went for it on …