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Atlanta Falcons 'Very Focused' on Clowney, Texans Top Pick

According to multiple league sources, the Atlanta Falcons are “very focused” on getting South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney in the upcoming NFL Draft. Atlanta is reportedly starting to get aggressive in their talks with Houston in an effort to move up to the number one spot. 354 more words


Argos Bolster Running Game with Signing of ex-Texan Slaton

Running back Steve Slaton has found himself back in professional football, but this time, he’s taken his talents to the CFL. Earlier today, the Toronto Argonauts officially announced that Slaton has been signed to a contract as an import running back. 501 more words


Spencer Dinwiddie To Leave CU For The NBA

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Spencer Dinwiddie expects to be healthy and wealthy by summer’s end.

The University of Colorado star point guard announced Thursday he’s skipping his senior season and will declare for the NBA draft. 742 more words


Bolsinger Earns 1st MLB Win, Diamondbacks Top Cubs

Mike Bolsinger earned his first major league win, pitching into the seventh inning and hitting an RBI single as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 Thursday. 26 more words


Yankees’ Pineda Banned 10 Games for Using Pine Tar

New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for having a foreign substance on his body during Wednesday’s game against the Boston Red Sox. 27 more words


Pine Tar, Vaseline, Spit All Part of Baseball

It’s fair to suspect that Michael Pineda isn’t the only pitcher trying a few tricks on the mound from time to time.

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Mets 4, Cardinals 1: Colon and Abreu Show Younger Mets How It’s Done

The Mets’ 40-year-olds came through on Thursday as Bartolo Colon allowed a run and four hits in seven innings, striking out eight, and Bobby Abreu doubled. 26 more words