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Stewart to receive exemption when he returns – Tony Stewart | 14
3 mins ago   Rotoworld
Tony Stewart will receive the same exemption from NASCAR’s rule that drivers must attempt the full season in order to be Chase eligible as Kyle Busch did last year, according to the Sporting News. H. […]

Ryan Blaney must race into the 500 – Ryan Blaney | 21
10 mins ago   Rotoworld
When NASCAR announced the 36 charters and reduction of race fields from 43 to 40 cars, it put Ryan Blaney is a situation he knows all-too-well: He must race his way into the Daytona 500 and qualify as. […]

Way Too Early Rookie Mock: Round Two
26 mins ago   Dynasty League Football – Jacob Feldman
We cover round two of our early rookie mock draft. The post Way Too Early Rookie Mock: Round Two appeared first on Dynasty League Football.

7-11 not so lucky for Kez on plate tracks – Brad Keselowski | 2
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Seven and 11 are considered lucky numbers in the dice game craps, but they have not elevated Brad Keselowski to the top 10 on either the top-five or top-10 lists. He sits just outside that mark in ter. […]

Greg Biffle Superspeedway avg. 19.98 – Greg Biffle | 16
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
With an average finish that is barely inside the top 20, players might be inclined to believe Greg Biffle is not a very strong plate racer. That ranks him 13th among active, fulltime drivers however,. […]

Ryan Newman has ninth-most plate top-10s – Ryan Newman | 31
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Ryan Newman has earned 18 top-10s in his 56-race career on restrictor-plate, superspeedways, ranking him ninth on that chart between Clint Bowyer’s 21 and Greg Biffle’s 14.

The 2016 RotoViz Scouting Index – Version 6
1 hour ago   RotoViz – Charles Kleinheksel
ROTOVIZ – The Super Bowl is done; welcome to NFL draft season. Here’s the sixth iteration of the RotoViz Scouting Index, wherein we meld the rankings from six scout-based sites to help you track whi. […]

Top 8 free agent running backs
2 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Gordon McGuinness
Doug Martin and Lamar Miller top our list of RBs set to hit free agency in the 2016 offseason.

7 best NFL draft prospects from the ACC
3 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Zoltán Buday
Defensive stars shine as Zoltán Buday identifies the best next-level talent from the ACC.

Better defense: 2015 Broncos or 2013 Seahawks?
3 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Michael Renner
The 2015 Broncos made their case for best defense of the PFF era—but do they stack up to the 2013 Seahawks?

Top 10 cornerbacks about to hit free agency
3 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Matt Claassen
Adam Jones sits at No. 4 on our list of the best CBs about to hit the market. See who rounds out the top 10.

20/20: Alex Collins
3 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Bruce Matson
We continue our series with Arkansas runner Alex Collins. The post 20/20: Alex Collins appeared first on Dynasty League Football.

Dynasty Capsule: Arizona Cardinals
4 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Bruce Matson
We look at Carson Palmer and the high-flying Cardinals. The post Dynasty Capsule: Arizona Cardinals appeared first on Dynasty League Football.

Kurt Busch: Sprint Unlimited notes – Kurt Busch | 41
12 hours ago   Rotoworld
Kurt Busch will pilot Chassis No. 965 at Daytona in Saturday night’s Sprint Unlimited. Built new for 2016, it will see its first laps of competition in the non-points exhibition race.

Paul Menard: Sprint Unlimited advance – Paul Menard | 27
13 hours ago   Rotoworld
Paul Menard earned a berth in the 25-driver 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition event by virtue of being one of the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers.

Ryan Newman: Sprint Unlimited advance – Ryan Newman | 31
13 hours ago   Rotoworld
Ryan Newman earned a berth in the 25-driver 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition event by virtue of being one of the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers.

Austin Dillon: Sprint Unlimited advance – Austin Dillon | 3
13 hours ago   Rotoworld
Austin Dillon earned a berth in the 25-driver 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition event by virtue of winning the pole for the Daytona 500 in 2014.

Chris Fontaine set for double duty at Daytona – Chris Fontaine | 799
13 hours ago   Rotoworld
BJ McLeod Motorsports (BJMM) announced today the signing of NASCAR veteran driver Chris Fontaine to pilot the second NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) team car in the upcoming PowerShares® QQQ 300 at Dayto. […]

2016 Arizona Diamondbacks Team Outlook
13 hours ago   FFToolbox
Senior Fantasy Baseball Expert Shawn Childs provides an in-depth look at Paul Goldschmidt and the 2016 Arizona Diamondbacks. (PREMIUM)

Free Agent SS Ian Desmond’s Fantasy Value
13 hours ago   FFToolbox
After seven years with the Washington Nationals, SS Ian Desmond has yet to find a new team this offseason. What is his value in Fantasy Baseball leagues heading into the 2016 season?

NFL – Working in Sports Analytics: Nik Oza, Founder Georgetown SABR – Numbers Game 37
17 hours ago   RotoViz – Numbers Game
ROTOVIZ – Episode 37 (February 10, 2016): The thirty-seventh episode of The Numbers Game (@NumbersGamePod), a RotoViz Radio powered podcast, with a discussion on why Marshawn Lynch does NOT belong. […]

BOSTON — Despite starting 12-2, and coming off a Division 1 State Championship, some have wondered if Catholic Memorial is more than their two stars, Matt Hanna and Brandon Twitty. Many have questioned if there are other pieces around those two that
17 hours ago   ESPN Feed: – blog
BOSTON — Despite starting 12-2, and coming off a Division 1 State Championship, some have wondered if Catholic Memorial is more than their two stars, Matt Hanna and Brandon Twitty. Many have question. […]

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2016 Preview: Second Year Wide Receivers (Part 2)
17 hours ago   Fantasy Knuckleheads – Brendan Cole
2016 Preview: Second Year Wide Receivers (Part 2) The NFL season is over, but fantasy football managers should adopt the mantra of the Panthers and keep pounding. The offseason pre-draft is a good tim. […]

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Stewart to receive exemption when he returns – Tony Stewart | 14
3 mins ago   Rotoworld
Tony Stewart will receive the same exemption from NASCAR’s rule that drivers must attempt the full season in order to be Chase eligible as Kyle Busch did last year, according to the Sporting News. H. […]

Ryan Blaney must race into the 500 – Ryan Blaney | 21
10 mins ago   Rotoworld
When NASCAR announced the 36 charters and reduction of race fields from 43 to 40 cars, it put Ryan Blaney is a situation he knows all-too-well: He must race his way into the Daytona 500 and qualify as. […]

Bruce Irvin prepares to cash in on open market
46 mins ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
Last year, the Seahawks could have exercised the fifth-year option on Bruce Irvin’s rookie contract. They didn’t. With Super Bowl 50 placing an even greater premium on pass rushers, it means that. […]

7-11 not so lucky for Kez on plate tracks – Brad Keselowski | 2
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Seven and 11 are considered lucky numbers in the dice game craps, but they have not elevated Brad Keselowski to the top 10 on either the top-five or top-10 lists. He sits just outside that mark in ter. […]

Greg Biffle Superspeedway avg. 19.98 – Greg Biffle | 16
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
With an average finish that is barely inside the top 20, players might be inclined to believe Greg Biffle is not a very strong plate racer. That ranks him 13th among active, fulltime drivers however,. […]

Ryan Newman has ninth-most plate top-10s – Ryan Newman | 31
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Ryan Newman has earned 18 top-10s in his 56-race career on restrictor-plate, superspeedways, ranking him ninth on that chart between Clint Bowyer’s 21 and Greg Biffle’s 14.

Colts | Dwayne Allen unlikely to return to Colts
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent TE Dwayne Allen is unlikely to re-sign with the team. Allen was forced to block for much of the season and was targeted on just 29 passes.

Colts | Andre Johnson likely to be cut
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Indianapolis Colts WR Andre Johnson is likely to be released in the offseason. The team will have to eat $2.5 million in dead money if he’s cut.

Watching Michael Oher slide underscores Levi’s turf woes
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
There have been varying reports on the quality of the turf at Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50. But it’s obvious that there were times it affected the quality of play. In a video clip posted by Jo. […]

Casey Hayward “probably” hitting open market
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
The Packers drafted a pair of cornerbacks early in the 2015 draft, which may contribute to Casey Hayward playing elsewhere in 2016. Hayward is set to become a free agent next month and the 2012 second. […]

Lynn Swann should tread lightly when talking about Hall of Fame qualifications
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
Hall of Fame receiver Lynn Swann makes a good point about the Hall of Fame credentials of Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. Megatron simply may not have done enough in nine NFL seasons to earn a spot in. […]

Hunt: Chiefs have ‘ingredients’ to make Super Bowl run
3 hours ago   NFL.com – Sessler, Marc
The Chiefs believe they have the makings of a championship club after ripping off 11-straight wins this season, with chairman Clark Hunt saying: “We do feel very, very good about where the team is.”

Rams sign former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter
3 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
Kain Colter wasn’t able to unionize college football players at Northwestern, but at least he gets to be the answer to a trivia question. Via Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register, Colter became. […]

Chargers complete overhaul of coaching staff
3 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
The Chargers didn’t make a change at head coach this offseason, but Mike McCoy’s staff did get a serious renovation at the end of a 4-12 campaign. There will be 11 coaches in positions they weren. […]

Irsay: Andrew Luck’s new contract will be ‘shocking’
3 hours ago   NFL.com – Orr, Conor
Lost in the shuffle of recent comments made by Colts owner Jim Irsay about Peyton Manning and his hope that Manning will retire as a member of the Colts, were some pretty significant predictions for A. […]

Philly Brown: Talib “immature,” but hope he isn’t suspended
3 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
In the first half of Super Bowl 50, Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib picked up a personal foul for throwing Panthers wide receiver Philly Brown to the ground by his facemask. After the game, Talib said t. […]

Bengals | Storm Johnson worked out in CIN
4 hours ago   Footballguys
Free-agent RB Storm Johnson (Jaguars) worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals last week.

Mike Tolbert hopes he gets a chance to return to Panthers
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
Mike Tolbert did something in the Super Bowl he hadn’t done with the Panthers — lost a fumble. And he hopes he gets a chance to make up for it. The veteran fullback, who is about to become an unre. […]

Lynn Swann doesn’t see Megatron as a Hall of Famer
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Former Steelers receiver Lynn Swann retired at age 30 with 336 catches for 5,462 yads and 51 touchdowns. But Swann says that Calvin Johnson, who’s expected to retire at the age of 30 with 731 catche. […]

Colts | Dwayne Allen unlikely to return to Colts
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent TE …

Colts | Andre Johnson likely to be cut
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Indianapolis Colts WR Andre Johnson …

Wednesday morning one-liners
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Should the Bills cut LeSean McCoy? Dolphins quarterback Earl Morrall, who died last year at age 79, was diagnosed with CTE. Dante Scarnecchia could be just what the Patriots’ offensive line needs. J. […]

Stedman Bailey still hopes for NFL return
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
Wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head twice on November 24, leading to surgery and a lengthy hospital stay that ended with Bailey headed home just before the start of 2016. Along the way,. […]

Mario Williams: Given the opportunity, I’ll get back to what I was
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
Defensive end Mario Williams wasn’t a fan of the defensive scheme the Bills ran during the 2015 season and he didn’t have much of a problem letting people know about it. Williams, whose production. […]

Nearly half the league still hasn’t won a Super Bowl
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
The NFL now has closed the books on 50 Super Bowls. And in a 32-team league, only 19 of the teams have ever won a Lombardi Trophy. Which means that (abacus engaged) 13 teams have never won a Super Bow. […]

Cam Newton did the right thing talking on 'Garbage Bag Day'
5 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL
Cam Newton did the right thing talking on 'Garbage Bag Day'

John Elway says Broncos among best defenses in NFL history
6 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
The Broncos showed they were the best defense in the NFL over the course of the 2015 season and the playoffs. And the man who built them thinks they deserve to be considered among the best of all-time. […]

Browns | Joe Haden’s salary guaranteed
6 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden’s …

Former Panthers G.M. cheats death, as car hits radio studio
6 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
Reality came crashing down on the Panthers Sunday in the form of Von Miller and the Broncos defense. For former Panthers G.M. Marty Hurney, it came in the form of a car coming through the window of h. […]

Bengals | Storm Johnson worked out in CIN
7 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Free-agent RB Storm Johnson (Jaguars) …

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New England Patriots Are Early Favorites to Win Super Bowl LI
2 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – VICTOR MATHER
Oddsmakers also like the chances of the Panthers and the Seahawks, but they seem to agree strongly about the least likely victor.

Lynn Swann thinks Calvin Johnson may not be a Hall of Famer
3 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
If in fact Calvin Johnson carries through on his decision to retire, most observers think the next uniform he’ll don will be the gold jacket of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Most observers. Not all.. […]

Prosecutors Weigh Charges Against LeSean McCoy in Club Brawl
19 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Prosecutors are reviewing a police file as they decide whether to charge Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy in a Philadelphia nightclub brawl that left two off-duty police officers injured.

Denver Streets Run Orange to Welcome Super Bowl-Winning Broncos
19 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
Hundreds of thousands of cheering, orange-clad Denver Broncos fans lined the city’s streets on Tuesday for a parade and rally to welcome home the team after their upset victory in Super Bowl 50 over t. […]

Broncos Revel in Parade Amid Questions About Manning, Miller
20 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
It took John Elway 15 years to experience a parade as a quarterback. As an executive, only five.

Falcons’ owner Arthur Blank reveals he has prostate cancer
20 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Shalise Manza Young
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank revealed on Tuesday that he is being treated for prostate cancer. “In December I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer,” Blank said in a stateme. […]

Browns Deny Lying About Johnny Manziel’s Concussion
20 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel’s late-season concussion.

Cam Newton Defends Postgame Behavior at Super Bowl
21 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Newton, the Carolina Panthers quarterback, said that he hated to lose and that he simply did not want to talk to the news media after Sunday’s game.

NFL Power Rankings: The way-too-early 2016 edition
22 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
It’s probably not fair to say the Denver Broncos’ championship window was going to close, win or lose, after Super Bowl 50. But let’s say that it was probably a good idea to beat the Carolina Panther. […]

Report: Browns lied to cover up for drunk Johnny Manziel
22 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Shalise Manza Young
Three days after Johnny Manziel started his team’s Week 16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, the Cleveland Browns placed Manziel in concussion protocol after he showed up to the team facility complainin. […]

League Bars Violent Offenders From Rookie Scouting Combine
22 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

Newton Defends Actions at Super Bowl: ‘I Will Not Conform’
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl.

Broncos’ Harris: ‘I would have been mad too’ if he were Newton
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Shalise Manza Young
Whether you believe it influenced his behavior or not, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton clearly overheard Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. in the postgame interview area on Sunday as. […]

Cam Newton says he has no regrets about postgame media conference
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Cam Newton doesn’t care if you think he was moody and sullen after the Super Bowl. And if you were expecting him to apologize for his actions, think again. Speaking for the first time since Sunday, N. […]

Hundreds of Panthers fans welcome team back to Charlotte
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
The Carolina Panthers returned to Charlotte without a Lombardi Trophy, but plenty of fans were there to welcome the team regardless. An estimated 1,000 fans met the team’s plane at Charlotte Douglas. […]

Why the face? Eli Manning explains his non-reaction at Super Bowl
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Eli Manning probably should have known better. Manning should have known that the television cameras would be peeping into the Manning family box at Super Bowl 50, and that any and every reaction he. […]

Peyton Manning praises Cam Newton for chat after Super Bowl loss
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Cam Newton didn’t make any new friends with his sullen news conference after his Super Bowl loss, but Peyton Manning indicated that the Newton onstage bore little resemblance to the Newton he met at. […]

N.F.L. Roundup: Viewership of Super Bowl Falls Short of Record
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – RICHARD SANDOMIR
The average of 111.9 million viewers made Super Bowl 50 the third-most-watched television program in United States history.

Sam Spence, Who Set the Fierce Dance of the N.F.L. to Music in Film, Dies at 88
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – BRUCE WEBER
Spence’s compositions were used to set the mood for NFL Films, and he was the last survivor of the four men credited with popularizing the football highlight genre.

Super Bowl Fans Bet Record $132.5 Million at Nevada Casinos
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
Gamblers wagered a record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos on Super Bowl 50 with an upset win for the Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers giving sportsbooks their highest profit in two years on. […]

Agent Confirms Seahawks Star Marshawn Lynch Plans to Retire
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back.

Miller Awaits Offseason Filled With Fun, Financial Reward
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller’s docket is quickly filling up.

Super Bowl 50 TV ratings down slightly from last year
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Shalise Manza Young
There were lots of Americans tuned in to Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers on Sunday night, though not as many as watched last year’s thrilling game between the New Englan. […]

Super Bowl MVP Miller Credits Peyton, Coaches for Win
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – REUTERS
Super Bowl MVP Von Miller etched his place in NFL history but on Monday was full of praise for Peyton Manning, saying the Denver Broncos’ triumph was about much more than just his dominant defensive e. […]

Will Osweiler Step In as Peyton Steps Out in Denver?
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn’t even take a snap.

Do you buy this excuse for Cam Newton bailing on interview?
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The vultures swarmed the moment Cam Newton departed his post-Super Bowl 50 media session after roughly three minutes. [Buy Broncos championship gear at the Yahoo Sports team fan shop] No, it was not a. […]

Bills’ LeSean McCoy Said to Be Involved in Assault That Left Two Police Officers Injured
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – DANIEL VICTOR
McCoy and a former San Diego Chargers player, Curtis Brinkley, were reportedly involved in a dispute at a Philadelphia club.

Russell Wilson pens provisional goodbye letter to Peyton Manning
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
No matter what Peyton Manning decides to do — retire or keep playing — he’s already reached a certain level of respect from his peers — and that happened well before his second Super Bowl title.. […]

David Newton, Panthers
2 days ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
ESPN NFL Nation Panthers reporter David Newton chats with Robert Flores and Ian Fitzsimmons about the manner in which Carolina loss Super Bowl 50, if …

Jeff Legwold, Broncos
2 days ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
ESPN NFL Nation Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold chats with Robert Flores and Ian Fitzsimmons about Peyton Manning’s humility in Denver’s Super Bowl run,…