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LA Rams, Mark Barron agree to new deal, new position LA Rams, Mark Barron agree to new deal, new position
- March 10, 2016

Los Angeles tendered Keenum at the first-round level, which means he would make $3.635 million next season if he accepts the offer. Los Angeles also made a qualifying offer to backup running back Benny Cunningham and re-signed backup safety Cody Davis and offensive lineman Brian Folkerts. (more...)
Miesha Tate vs Holly Holm UFC 196 Fight Video Miesha Tate vs Holly Holm UFC 196 Fight Video
- March 10, 2016

Holm went so far as to say this is a harder challenge than she faced in November. Save for a point late in the second round when Tate got her opponent's back and almost finished with a choke, Holm kept the fight standing and picked her shots with precise striking combinations. (more...)
Holly Holm's impatience cost her everything Holly Holm's impatience cost her everything
- March 10, 2016

On Tuesday, just three days after the Tate fight, Holm was back working out at Albuquerque's Jackson-Wink MMA . "I was down in the corner [of the medical room], and I was like, 'What am I anymore if I'm not this?'" she said on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. (more...)
Team USA announces World Cup of Hockey roster
- March 09, 2016

Eight teams will compete, with six being made up of countries. "I believe that the team of under-23 will be the main opponent for us", Fetisov, who is a two-time Olympic champion and seven-time world champion, said in an interview with TASS. (more...)
Jon Jones Reaches Out to Conor McGregor After Shocking UFC 196 Loss
- March 09, 2016

With less than two weeks before the fight, and with McGregor calling out Dos Anjos and fellow Brazilian Aldo for pulling out of fights, the UFC desperately looked for a replacement. "I started off slow, but I'm faster than anyone later on. It's another day. I will come back." . "Nate took them very well". He was thwarted in challenging Dos Anjos for the lightweight belt following the latter's foot injury. (more...)
Patriots fans sharing words of respect for Peyton Manning Patriots fans sharing words of respect for Peyton Manning
- March 09, 2016

There was no doubt Manning changed the game, especially in the pre-snap signal calling, where he became famous for calling out " Omaha ", an offensive scheme codeword named for a Nebraska city that Manning also used to close his news conference. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings To Release Mike Wallace Minnesota Vikings To Release Mike Wallace
- March 09, 2016

Reports say the cut saves the Vikings almost $12 million this year. Cole joined the Vikings as a seventh-round pick in 2012 and has made seven starts in 41 appearances for the team over the last four seasons. The $11.5 million he was due for next season now can be used on other players after the free-agency period officially begins Wednesday. Linebacker Chad Greenway and cornerback Terence Newman are in their own category, valuable veterans who could return if they're willing to do so ... (more...)
Peyton Manning Retirement Press Conference Video Highlights Peyton Manning Retirement Press Conference Video Highlights
- March 09, 2016

While the news behind Peyton's retirement was something most expected, the news is a hard hit on the National Football League since Peyton was considered one of the role models and faces of the NFL . Even long-time rival Tom Brady , with whom Manning had memorable duels on the field, had high praise for the Broncos quarterback. But above all, he made clear his respect for the game that made him famous. (more...)
Peyton Manning Thanks Wife Ashley & Kids During Emotional Retirement Speech
- March 08, 2016

Elmos", said Manning . "I'll definitely miss him playing football", Eli said. Manning has retired as the NFL's all-time leader in passing touchdowns (539) and passing yards (71,940). Caption + Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning struggles to talk during his retirement announcement at team headquarters Monday, March 7, 2016 , in Englewood, Colo . (more...)
Emotional Peyton Manning officially retires, looks back at storied NFL career
- March 08, 2016

Eighteen's a good number. and today I retire from football", Manning said, a reference to his jersey number in an emotional farewell to football as he choked up at the podium in Englewood, Colo . According to Spotrac, an online database for sports salaries, Manning earned more than $248 million, not including income from endorsements and other off-field ventures. (more...)
Kelechi Osemele To Sign With The Oakland Raiders Kelechi Osemele To Sign With The Oakland Raiders
- March 08, 2016

According to Spotrac , the market value for Kelechi Osemele would be an annual salary of $9.7 million. He deserves to be one of the highest paid linemen in the league, as his versatility is second to none. Overall, he has 51 appearances in the National Football League at the age of 26, all of them as a starting player. The Ravens are still interested in having Osemele return, but their decision to move him to left tackle could hamper their chances (at left tackle is the most lucrative ... (more...)
Redskins save more cap room by cutting Jason Hatcher Redskins save more cap room by cutting Jason Hatcher
- March 08, 2016

Griffin fell from the NFL's offensive rookie of the year in 2012, when he led Washington to a division title and playoff appearance, to not appearing in a game for the Redskins last season. (more...)
Colts planning to celebrate Peyton Manning career
- March 08, 2016

He was starting quarter back for 17 seasons overall. "Am I wrong for trying to do this?'" Cutcliffe said. Manning talked about how his hometown of New Orleans has supported him and his time at the University of Tennessee , with the Indianapolis Colts and with the Denver Broncos. (more...)
Per Mertesacker blasts Francis Coquelin after red card against Spurs Per Mertesacker blasts Francis Coquelin after red card against Spurs
- March 08, 2016

It still keeps us ahead of them by three points, and we have a good goal difference. Coquelin told Arsenal's official website: "I'm really sorry for all the fans for taking the red card". (more...)
Follow the action of the 2016 Big Ten Wrestling Championships Follow the action of the 2016 Big Ten Wrestling Championships
- March 08, 2016

Retherford, a 4-0 victor, maintained his dominant style with a slick single-leg in the first period, an escape in the second and a third-period ride that didn't allow Sorensen any room to put together any moves from the bottom. Wilson recorded a fall (0:38) against Geno Morelli of Penn State in the third round and Barnes recorded a fall (3:37) in his second round match against Josh Snook of Maryland. (more...)
Steelers Re-sign WR Darrius Heyward-Bey To Multi-Year Contract Steelers Re-sign WR Darrius Heyward-Bey To Multi-Year Contract
- March 07, 2016

According to Rand Getlin , the Steelers have agreed to a multi-year deal with wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey. Heyward-Bey, 29, has spent the last two seasons in Pittsburgh, playing in every game and catching a combined 24 passes for 347 yards, two touchdowns and one fumble. (more...)
Holly Holm Anxious To Avenge UFC 196 Defeat Holly Holm Anxious To Avenge UFC 196 Defeat
- March 07, 2016

Speaking to ESPN's SportsCenter , White explained that Rousey will get the next title shot. "Whoever wins will fight Ronda for the title". Holm realized she was in trouble and looked to throw Tate forward to get out of the choke, but Tate smartly kept one hook in so that when the flip was complete she would still have back control. (more...)
Miesha Tate beats Holly Holm in UFC 196 Miesha Tate beats Holly Holm in UFC 196
- March 07, 2016

Holm agreed to take on Tate, the very definition of an unsafe matchup for less experienced fighters. Last night was Holm's first UFC loss. But will she be back in the octagon in time for UFC 200 in July? "I think that Ronda now will face Moesha Tate for the title", he said . (more...)
Ronda Rousey's motivated response to Miesha Tate shocker Ronda Rousey's motivated response to Miesha Tate shocker
- March 07, 2016

There was a scramble on the mat, and the challenger ended up securing a rear naked choke. The ding obviously got to both Jon and Demetrius, and they took to Instagram after McGregor's loss to Diaz to throw some shade his way. But this time, things did not go the Notorious One's way. Tate pounced on an opening and once again got back in position for the choke. Jose told Conor that his fairy tale is over, and he'd see him at UFC 200 fighting in the featherweight division. (more...)
Van Gaal angered by 'unnecessary' Man Utd loss
- March 07, 2016

Van Gaal admitted his side did not deserve three points at the Hawthorns, but felt they should have returned to Manchester with something. At 1-0 you would expect Van Gaal to push his men forward, but even his substitutions were terrible. (more...)
NewsAlert: Payton Manning tells Denver Broncos he will retire: AP says NewsAlert: Payton Manning tells Denver Broncos he will retire: AP says
- March 07, 2016

I am not taking this for granted. I was covering Archie Manning in the South, as a reporter and columnist for the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, and Archie Manning was - long before Peyton Manning - sort of the darling of the SEC and the darling of Southern football. (more...)
Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm UFC 196 Fight Video Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm UFC 196 Fight Video
- March 07, 2016

However, during the post-fight press-conference (see it here), Conor did say he thinks Nate's weight allowed him to absorb his best shots. "That's what I said before this fight even happened". "Absolutely none. I enjoyed the whole experience. My jiu-jitsu is always there for me". Here're  Sherdog's  play-by-play moments before McGregor tapped out: "McGregor shoots for a takedown, gets snared in a guillotine and twists underneath Diaz to get free". (more...)
Miesha Tate Upsets Defending Champ Holly Holm Miesha Tate Upsets Defending Champ Holly Holm
- March 07, 2016

Main event victor Nate Diaz banked two bonuses while the newly crowned women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate took home a Performance of the Night check. "She went out like a champion". She sunk in a standing choke, and when Holm attempted to flip Tate off, Tate sunk the choke in further. Holm didn't even tap out from the chokehold, as the referee was forced to call the fight after she passed out. (more...)
Miesha Tate: 'Holly Holm Made Me a Better Fighter' at UFC 196 Miesha Tate: 'Holly Holm Made Me a Better Fighter' at UFC 196
- March 06, 2016

Holm, who was undefeated in UFC entering the fight, did everything she could but almost passed out once the chokehold sank in. Holm, no slouch on the strength stakes herself, battled to get back on her feet - at one stage even using the cage to somersault forward, flipping Tate over. (more...)
Rick Porcello goes 2 innings, Red Sox beat Twins 6-5 Rick Porcello goes 2 innings, Red Sox beat Twins 6-5
- March 06, 2016

Porcello gave up a few hard-hit balls, including doubles by Dozier and Miguel Sano. Minnesota Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey was a notable exception last season. (more...)