Archive for March, 2014

Redskins pursuit of Desean Jackson (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
The Redskins are pursuing the signing of Desean Jackson, but will they look past his off the field issues? Tarik El-Bashir breaks down the potential deal.

Blue Jays put Jose Reyes on 15 day disabled list

Monday, March 31st, 2014
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The Toronto Blue Jays only got a half of an innings work from Jose Reyes on Monday, as the shortstop was pulled from the game in Tampa Bay following his first at-bat of the regular season and later placed on the 15-day disabled list.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/jose-reyes-on-disabled-list-with-left-hamstring-tightness-1.2593256?cmp=rss

Report: Michael Bush visiting with Patriots (Comcast SportsNet New England)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
With the Patriots losing LeGarrette Blount to the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, there's a bit of a void to fill at the running back position behind Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen. Perhaps the Patriots are close to filling it. NFL Network reports that former Bears running back Michael Bush is set to visit the Pats. Bush, a six-year NFL veteran, is coming off the quietest year of his career.

Jets blow 4-goal lead, lose in OT in Anaheim

Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Stephane Robidas scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks staged the biggest comeback in team history by rallying from four goals down to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Monday night.

Reuben Frank on the Eagle’s decision to release DeSean Jackson (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
CSN Philadelphia's Reuben Frank discusses the Eagle's decision to release DeSean Jackson.

Senators win 3rd straight remain 12th in NHL East

Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Ales Hemsky scored the lone goal of the shootout to propel the Ottawa Senators to a third consecutive victory on Monday, 2-1over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/hockey/nhl/game/1346593/recap/?cmp=rss

Cardinals to sign LeQuan Lewis (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
Cornerback LeQuan Lewis played his college football at Arizona State University. Now he’s heading back to the desert to play as a professional. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Lewis is signing a two-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals. Lewis has been well-traveled in the NFL since entering the league as an undrafted…

Planning helping Bears shed ‘Misers of the Midway’ image (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
The Bears were saddled for a very long time with the clich image of cheapness, maybe dating back to Mike Ditka describing George Halas as throwing nickels around like manhole covers. A lot of people who lived through the Depression, for instance, never felt secure ever after, even when they didnt necessarily have money worries. The Bears were not always cheap; But the Bears spent: deals, some massive, for Alonzo Spellmans, Bryan Coxes, Thomas Smiths, Ironhead Heywards, Lewis Tillmans, Shawn Lees, Edgar Bennetts, Kordell Stewarts, Adam Archuletas, Brandon Manumaleunas, Chester Taylors.

Danieal Manning to visit Bengals (ProFootball Talk on NBC Sportsa)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
Fresh off being released by the Houston Texans, safety Danieal Manning already has his first free agent visit set up. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, Manning will head for a visit with the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday. Manning was let go by the Texans after Houston elected to sign former Miami safety…

Conflicting stories on DeSean Jackson, Redskins negotiations with one reporter saying it’s a ‘done deal’ (National Football Post)

Monday, March 31st, 2014
Wide receiver, agent continue talks with Redskins