It’s now or never for Ryan Tannehill – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Tannehill has been just good enough to keep his starting job but not convincing enough to prove he’s the long-term solution in Miami. Former Chicago Bears GM Jerry Angelo…

Falcons playing it safe at safety – ESPN (blog)

Falcons playing it safe at safetyESPN (blog)However, Delmas has yet to take a visit to Atlanta after reportedly visiting both Pittsburgh and New Orleans. Knee concerns may have something to…

Dragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans – Reuters

ReutersDragic scores 40 to lead Suns past Pelicans. PHOENIX — It was a night of firsts for Phoenix guard Goran Dragic: His first 40-point night in the NBA and the…

Stephen Curry’s triple-double helps Warriors blow out Knicks – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson added 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated New…

NBA donating Collins jersey sales to LGBT groups – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — The NBA plans to donate proceeds from sales of Jason Collins jerseys to the Matthew Shepard Foundation and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.…

Sabres 4, Sharks 2 – Reuters

ReutersSabres 4, Sharks 2: Defenseman Tyler Myers collected a goal and two assists as host Buffalo won its season-high third straight game shortly after trading goaltender Ryan Miller to St.…

Blackhawks focused on win, not setting – NHL.com

NHL.comCHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks enjoyed themselves practicing under the lights of Soldier Field on Friday night, but they will be more businesslike Saturday. The defending Stanley Cup champions host…

Gibson Leads Bulls Past Mavs, 100-91 – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportTaj Gibson had 20 points and 15 rebounds off the bench and the surging Chicago Bulls scratched and clawed their way to a 100-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks…

Kyrie Irving records career first triple-double in rout of Jazz – ESPN

ESPNCLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving didn’t need any reminders he was closing in on his first career triple double Friday night. He got plenty of help anyway. “I was trying to…

Greinke is a study in brutal honesty – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Nor did he retract his comments about having “zero excitement” for pitching in Sydney, Australia, where the Los Angeles Dodgers open the regular-season against the Arizona Diamondbacks on March…

Derek Wolfe says he’s healthy – ESPN

ESPNAURORA, Colo. — Denver Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe says he’s finally healthy after suffering a seizure in November that doctors now believe was related to the spinal cord injury…

Ramifications of Rinne’s return – ESPN

ESPNFor instance, the Nashville Predators appear to be, finally, getting their No. 1 goaltender back. After taking five months off to recover from a nasty E. coli infection stemming from…

Greg Hardy gets franchise tag – ESPN

ESPNCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy said this past season he wouldn’t be opposed to the Carolina Panthers using the franchise tag if that’s what it took…

Seahawks release Sidney Rice – ESPN

ESPNSeattle made the expected roster moves official eight days before teams can start speaking with potential free agents. Bryant had spent his entire career with the Seahawks after being a…

Steve Gregory released by New England Patriots – NFL.com

NFL.comGregory started in 13 games last season. He showed promise before injuring his thumb in Week 9 of the 2013 season, after coming off a subpar first season with the…

New York Knicks Have Officially Checked Out on Mike Woodson – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportAs terrible as Mike Woodson has been at coaching the New York Knicks this season, he still has a knack for providing unintentionally hilarious quotes. This time, he was…

Federer knocks out defending champion Djokovic in Dubai – SI.com

SI.comRoger Federer bounced Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Dubai semis, and will face Tomas Berdych in the final. Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) –…

Mavs can prove February hasn’t been fool’s gold – ESPN (blog)

Mavs can prove February hasn’t been fool’s goldESPN (blog)Dallas deserves credit for handling its business against bad teams in a league that just saw the Cleveland Cavaliers win on the…

Mariners shut down Taijuan Walker – ESPN

Mariners shut down Taijuan WalkerESPNPEORIA, Ariz. — The Seattle Mariners will shut down top pitching prospect Taijuan Walker for at least one week after exams revealed inflammation in the bursa…

Richie Incognito admitted to psych hospital in Arizona: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTroubled ex-Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito has been admitted to a psych hospital in Arizona, according to a report. TMZ reported that Incognito was checked into a…

A pattern for life – ESPN

ESPNJohnny Manziel and Joe Namath Getty Images A zest for life has led to Johnny Manziel (left) being compared to former Jets QB Joe Namath. Joe Namath has heard the…

Giants willing to share AT&T Park – ESPN

ESPNThe San Francisco Giants are open to temporarily sharing AT&T Park with the Oakland A’s if their cross-bay rivals construct a new stadium, Giants president Larry Baer said Thursday. The…

Will Dolphins have interest in Vonta Leach? – ESPN (blog)

Will Dolphins have interest in Vonta Leach?ESPN (blog)Miami most likely learned its lesson that a true fullback is needed. However, Leach might be the most expensive option. The Dolphins certainly…

Center of attention among Falcons’ FAs – ESPN (blog)

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Darren Sharper surrenders to police – ESPN

ESPNFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper has surrendered to police for the alleged rapes of two women in New Orleans last year. NBC News reported that Sharper voluntarily turned himself into…

London F1 race may get green light as government announces consultation – The Guardian

The Guardian“When I first saw the plans for a London Grand Prix I knew they were ambitious, but fantastic,” said Button. “The thought of a race through the capital’s streets…

Heard the one about Jenson Button and the F1 London grand prix? – The Guardian

The GuardianJenson Button has backed the idea of a Formula One race on the streets of London – even though the 34-year-old former world champion would be retired in the…

1. LeBron, Heat At Peak Of Their Superpowers – ESPN

ESPNMIAMI — LeBron James decided to get a bit creative, given the mandate from the team’s medical staff that he wear a mask to protect his broken nose when he…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Combine Update – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportWho will be the first overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft? That’s the question on everyone’s mind as the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine comes to a close. Will…

Danny Granger picks Clippers – ESPN

ESPNGranger, who keeps an offseason home in Los Angeles and has been known to train at the Clippers’ practice facility in the summer, was officially waived Wednesday after completing a…

LeBron, Heat Keep Knicks Falling – ESPN

ESPNThe Heat outscored New York 23-3 over the final 7:02 of the third and won their sixth straight. The Heat shot 61 percent, while the Knicks shot 37 percent. No…

Jamie Benn paces Dallas as Stars move into 8th spot in West – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The Canadian Olympian had a goal and two assists to lead Dallas to a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for…

Zack Greinke exit ‘precautionary’ – ESPN

ESPNGLENDALE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke left his first spring training start in the opening inning Thursday with a strained right calf. After throwing four pitches to…

Greg Cote: Miami Heat knows how to win; New York Knicks don’t – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comThe difference between the super-functional Heat and the dysfunctional New York Knicks who buffooned to town Thursday night is greater than the obvious answer, which is that one team is…

Missed Chances For Tiger In First Round – ESPN

ESPNPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf Thursday after his worst two-tournament start as a professional did not exactly evoke confidence that he has turned things…