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Houston Texans release Brian Hoyer

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The Houston Texans have released veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.   The #Texans have released QB Brian Hoyer, source said. He’s a free agent — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 17, 2016 Hoyer, 30, was part of the Texans carousel at quarterback last season. He began the 2015 season as the starter, but was quickly ...

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Report: Cleveland Browns want to trade down from No. 2 overall

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When the Los Angeles Rams acquired the No. 1 overall pick from the Tennessee Titans, the Rams not only put themselves in position to land a franchise quarterback, but they also foiled the Cleveland Browns’ plans to do so. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports has talked with several NFL executives from around the league, and reports that the Browns ...

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It’s time for the New York Knicks to fire Phil Jackson

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While the NBA’s playoff teams are busy battling it out in the opening round of the league’s second season, and those excluded from the festivities wonder where it all went wrong, the New York Knicks are headed for an off-season of disaster. It wasn’t all that long ago—three years to be exact, that Mike Woodson’s Knicks were riding high following ...

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Report: Rangers, Adrian Beltre agree to two-year extension

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The Texas Rangers have come to terms on a two-year extension with third baseman Adrian Beltre, Evan Grant of SportsDay in Dallas reports. The deal is set to pay Beltre $18 million per season, for a total of $36 million. Beltre, 37, was slated to hit free agency after the 2016 season before this extension was reached. He was in ...

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Attention Bad Teams: Always Consider Trading Your Best Player

Erik Karlsson

Bad Teams Remain Bad By Not Considering the Possibilities The hottest rumors on the block these days surround a pair of marquee defensemen and how unfeasible it is that their respective teams could even consider trading them. And, yeah, it feels pretty incomprehensible that the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators would even consider dealing P.K. Subban and Erik Karlsson, respectively. ...

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Los Angeles Rams acquire No. 1 pick from Tennessee Titans

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In a blockbuster move, the Los Angeles Rams have acquired the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft from the Tennessee Titans.   Rams Trade to No. 1 Overall Pick #NFLDraft BREAKING NEWS 📰 | https://t.co/8zw90O2ol6pic.twitter.com/mtNE5eKm4u — Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) April 14, 2016 To acquire the top pick, Los Angeles sends picks 15, 43, 45, and 76 to ...

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Cleveland Browns have received interest in No. 2 pick

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns are coming off of a 3-13 season, and have endured yet another regime change. Mike Pettine is out, and Hue Jackson is in. Ray Farmer is out, and the mix of Sashi Brown and Paul DePodesta are in. With a new regime in place for a franchise that has largely been searching for a quarterback since 1999, ...

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Edmonton Oilers Should Make Push For P.K. Subban

P.K. Subban

Chance at elite defensemen rarely comes around Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the Edmonton Oilers should trade away one of their young, skilled forwards to acquire a defenseman they can build around. But what if circumstances all the way across Canada have made that statement make a lot more sense? That’s what happens when rumors of a ...

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Can the Toronto Raptors finally kick opening-round curse?

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After failing to reach beyond the opening round of the NBA Playoffs in each of the last two seasons, expectations surrounding the Toronto Raptors’ chances in this year’s playoffs range from extremely skeptical to ridiculously optimistic. There are several significant differences between the Raptors of the past and this season’s squad of record-setters. Beginning with the most obvious, Toronto had ...

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Buffalo Sabres: Steven Stamkos Should Not Be Top FA Target

Steven Stamkos

Stamkos is top prize, but shouldn’t be Sabres priority Despite an offer on the table from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Steven Stamkos remains the top target in the upcoming free agent class and with good reason. Over the past five seasons, Stamkos has established himself as one of the premier goal-scorers in the game. Only Alex Ovechkin has more goals ...

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