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Sports Bites

September 6, 2013

10 things to watch for in Week 1  (USA Today)

Craig has strained foot; no timetable for return  (ESPN)

Lynn slumping, Cards fall to Reds (AP)

Chiefs announce 5 team captains (Arrowhead Pride)

Hernandez pleads not guilty (AP)

January 19, 2011

Texas reaches 7-year, $300 million deal with Texas. (AP)

Mark Sanchez King of the NFL Playoff Road (FanHouse)

Reports: Brady may have fractured foot (Fox Sports)

With Lakers coming to town, Mavs are struggling at wrong time (KC Star)

Bears impress with big Valley road wins (ESPN)

January 18, 2011

Raiders Hue Jackson promoted to head coach (FanHouse)

Tracing the NFL’s oldest rivalry (NY Times)

AFC Championship Preview (ESPN’s John Clayton)

Retiring Favre backs Packers (NY Times)

Derek Fishers helps the Lakers bounce back against Thunder (LA Times)

January 17, 2011

Do Bears have what it takes to beat Packers? (USA Today)

Story lines a plenty for Steelers-Jets (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

The Brett Farve Retirement Story: A ‘Mad Libs’ verson (Yahoo! Sports)

Why the Cardinals might not offer Pujols an A-Rod type deal (Sports Illustrated)

Bears gaining support in basketball polls (Springfield News-Leader)

October 1, 2010

Underdog Americans hold early lead at soggy Ryder Cup (NY Times)

Barkley rips LeBron for playing the race card (USA Today)

What awaits Donovan McNabb — brotherly love or boos? (Fanhouse)

Bill Simmons: Rooting for Vick (ESPN)

Texas vs. Oklahoma preview (Bleacher Report)

July 21, 2010

Local boy meets Pujols on ESPN’s ‘Make-A-Wish’ (Springfield News-Leader)

More from Jacob Trammell’s experience (Springfield News-Leader)

No timetable on whether Reggie Bush will keep Heisman Trophy (LA Times)

Kovalchuk and the Devils pushed the pay envelop too far (Sports Illustrated)

Astros’ Oswalt in waiting mode amid trade speculation (Houston Chronicle)

David Lee out of World Championships (Fanhouse)

Ryne Sandberg on Cubs job: I’m ready (ESPN Chicago)

Jimmy Johnson to try his hand at ‘Survivor’ (Yahoo! Sports)

Pouncey denies allegations he took money at UF (AP)

July 20, 2010

This season will be last for Cubs’ Piniella (Sporting News)

Possible replacements as Cubs manager (ESPN)

Haden set to replace Garrett as USC AD (Kansas City Star)

Subpoenas should end debate on Armstrong legacy (Minneapolis Star)

Tour De France Glance (Sports Illustrated)

Ex-Raider Russell pleads not guilty in drug case (AP)

Cardinals’ offense re-awakes, but will it last? (Riverfront Times)

Sox desperately trying to get Nationals’ Dunn (Chicago Sun-Times)

Tim McCarver calls his comment ‘inappropriate’ (ESPN New York)

July 19, 2010

Viking’s Childress heads to Hattiesburg to visit Farve (NBC Sports)

Sick of Brett Favre? You’re not alone (Yahoo! Sports)

D-Wade apologizes for “World Trade” comments (Miami Herald)

Michael Jordan scoffs at LeBron’s decision (Boston Globe)

Barkley: LeBron will never be Jordan (Sporting News)

Chris Johnson settles with Titans, will report to camp (Fanhouse)

Schleck drops chain, Contador grabs yellow (Universal Sports)

Flyers trade Gagne to Lightning for Walker (Sports Illustrated)

Portland Trailblazers hire Rich Cho as GM (Fanhouse)

July 15, 2010

Daly plays like it’s 1995 (USA Today)

Warriors sold for record $450 M (Sports Illustrated)

McGwire confident Cardinals’ offense will take off (USA Today)

Cardinals’ Mozeliak gets three-year extension (NBC Sports)

5 Cardinals to watch (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Head butts mar stage finish at Tour De France (NY Times)

Heyward returns Braves’ lineup (

Thierry Henry out to prove himself with New York Red Bulls (ESPN)

Miami Dolphins DT Jason Ferguson retires (Miami Herald)

July 7, 2010

Chris Bosh, Dwayne Wade to sign with Miami Heat (Miami Herald)

Spain in World Cup Final against Netherlands (Sports Illustrated)

ESPN: LeBron to announce plans at top of show (AP)

White Sox P Peavy on DL with muscle tear (AP)

Durant and Thunder get it right (ESPN)

Youkilis needs help, Swisher takes lead vote-getter (NESN)

Ferguson will get $34.8 million guaranteed (NBC Sports)

Mike Modano: “It’s Detroit or retirement.” (Fanhouse)

July 6, 2010

Germany-Spain feels more like a World Cup Final (AP)

Netherlands should continue to surprise (Boston Herald)

South African track star declared a woman, cleared to race (NY Daily News)

NBA Free Agency: A whole lot of nothing (Sports Illustrated)

Raptors willing to sign and trade Bosh to Cavs (NBC Sports)

Knicks get marquee free agent in Stoudemire (NY Times)

Magic, Duhon agree to deal (Fanhouse)

Putz scoreless streak is longest active in majors (

JaMarcus Russell released on $2,500 bail (ESPN)

July 2, 2010

Brazil loses (NY Times)

Ghana, Uraguay tied midway through extra time (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Knicks make offer to Stoudemire (NY Times)

Nets feel Lebron, D-Wade, and Bosh were impressed (USA Today)

Wade to have second meeting with Bulls (NBC Sports)

What do Clippers have to offer LeBron? (NBC Sports)

Nadal beats Murrey (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)

D-Backs fire manager, GM too (FOX sports)

Don “Air” Coryell dies (ESPN)

July 1, 2010

Phil Jackson will return to coach Lakers (LA Times)

Utley has thumb surgery, out for at least 8 weeks (NBA Sports)

Rangers trade for Giants’ Molina (Dallas Morning News)

James hears Nets’ and Knicks’ pitches (NY Times — Howard Back, great guy and even better writer)

Wade meets Bulls on Day 1 as free agent (AP)

Bosh, Bulls to meet Friday (ESPN)

QB Simms arrested on suspicion of driving stoned (Denver Post)

Bazil’s beautiful game now has tougher edge (NY Times)

June 30, 2010

Federer loses in quarter finals (AP)

Rivers: “coming back” (

Nets ramp up turf war with Knicks (USA Today)

Nadal gets revenge against Soderling (Fanhouse)

Randall Cunningham’s son drowns in hot tub (AP)

The Truth? Pierce decision may be a blessing (Boston Globe)

Bears, Redskins, and Seahawks all interested in Charger’s Jackson (NBC Sports)

Nigerian President suspends team due to poor play (Fanhouse)

At last, NBA free agency is almost here (NY Times)

June 29, 2010

Venus shocked, Serena advances

Spain v. Portugal preview

The fabulous forum

Dirk opts out of contract with Mavs

Cedric Benson arrested in Texas

Cavs close to hiring Shaw

Pujols says no to HR derby

Paraguay wins fist shootout in 2010 World Cup

Cardinals rally to beat D-backs

June 28, 2010

Roddick loses, Federer moves on at Wimbledon

Brazil finds magic, top Chile 3-0

Netherlands marches on

A look at the teams that will pursue LeBron

Joe Johnson: The mystery free agent

Wade: ‘None of us know what’s going to happen’

Steelers OL injures Achilles during workout

Who can salvage the 2010 season for the Steelers?

What does the future hold for US soccer?

June 23, 2010

Le Batard: Landon Donovan’s goal brings patriotism, hope

Longest tennis match ever goes to third day

Phil Jackson leaning toward retirement

What’s eating Wayne Rooney?

Mets ace Johan Santana accused of sexual battery

Florida Marlins fire manager

Aloof Hanynesworth makes statement about training camp

Rams re-sign FS O.J. Atogwe

Hornets ownerships says CP3 stays

June 22, 2010

Defeated French soccer players refuse bonuses

For US, failure is not an option

South Carolina sends no. 1 seed Arizona State packing

Mets CF Beltran to start rehab

Kevin Durant hopes to sign extension with Thunder

Lakers Bynum drains knee again, surgery date set

Warriors trade Maggette to Bucks

Jets sign 4th rd. USC running back McKnight

Sharks part ways with longtime goalie Nabokov

June 21, 2010

Federer survives first-round scare at Wimbledon

Panthers WR Steve Smith break arm, had surgery

Portugal beats down on North Korea

Tiger, Ernie and Leftie couldn’t cut it at US Open

Team Italy, Coach not on same page

Yankees going ‘Gaga’

NBA Mock Draft version 2.0

Forbes Poll: Vick most hated in sports

John Mutka: Nebraska enhances Big Ten

Cardinals closer Franklin announces retirement

June 18, 2010

Lakers Beat Celtics At Own Game

USA And Slovenia Tie 2-2

McDowell Figures Out U.S. Open While Tiger Struggles

Purke Has TCU Confident in College World Series

Will You Cheer Or Boo Manny Tonight?

FIFA May Sit US-Slovenia Ref

Playing Out Scenarios In Group C

All On Eyes On Strasburg’s Third Start

Lakers To Pay For Celebration

June 17, 2010

Mexico Defeats France

Shaq: Kobe Better Than Magic, West

US Looks For Win Against Slovenia

World Cup Recap, Stars and Highlights

Blues Trade For Montreal Goalie

Detroit Lions Lose Two Workouts

Flyers Center In Auto Accident

76ers Trade Dalembert To Kings

June 16, 2010

Swiss Upset World Cup Favorite Spain

Izzo Stays Put At MSU

U.S. Open Headlines Waiting To Be Written

Injured Perkins Says He’ll Play

Reggie Bush, USC To Appeal NCAA Sanctions

June 14, 2010

Remaining Big 12 Schools Likely To Stay

Italy Salvages A Draw Against Paraguay

Vince Young Assaults Man At Dallas Night Club

Texas: Torn Between Conferences

USA Goalie Howard’s Injury Status

Patriots Lineman Wants To Be Traded

Newly Signed Suppan To Start Tuesday

MSU’s Porter Injured Hip In Car Crash

Rams Have Questions On O-Line

June 11, 2010

Boise State Joins Mountain West

Texas Regents Will Discuss Future On Tuesday

South Africa Defeats Mexico

Live Analysis: Uruguay Vs. France

Five Reasons England Will Beat USA

USA Can Compete With The Best

Wizards To Select Kentucky Guard Wall

Top 10 MLB Draft Picks 2010

Cardinals Bring Back Pitcher Suppan

June 10, 2010

Game 4 NBA Finals What To Watch For

New Wizards Owner On Gilbert Arenas

Nadal Advances, Roddick and Djokovic lose In London

MSU’s Izzo To Meet With Cavs

Stanley Cup Finale Draws Biggest Audience In 36 Years

Colorado Leaves Big 12

Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup, Beat Philly

NCAA Hands Out Sanctions To Southern Cal

Veteran WR Muhammad Retires Today

June 9, 2010

Nebraska Joins Big Ten

Johnson Agrees To Coach Nets

Panthers Davis Re-Tears ACL, Out for 2010

Oregon QB Masoli Kicked Off Team

Rothlisberger’s Accuser: “He had a short temper.”

Preview of Game 6, Stanley Cup

U.S. Soccer Team Ready

“Stras-Mania” Begins After Rookie Strikes Out 14 In MLB debut

MSU’s Jonathon Davis Charged With Felony Assault

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