Archive for February, 2019

NJ board rules on ‘football flu’ sick out on Eagles Super Bowl parade day

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

A southern New Jersey school employee has won a round in a dispute over using a sick day during last year's Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory parade.

The Latest: Workouts with Cabrera get Michigan RB pumped up

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

He's a pure legend, one of the top three baseball players in the world,'' Higdon said Thursday at the NFL's annual scouting combine. Just seeing how he works and how he moves and what he does to really stay at that high-caliber level is incredible. It's motivational and makes me that much more hungry.

Leafs’ defence takes another hit as injured Dermott to miss a month

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Travis Dermott will miss at least four weeks with a shoulder injury, the team announced Thursday.

Why Matt Nagy is confident the Bears will stay motivated by playoff loss to Eagles

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Why Matt Nagy is confident the Bears will stay motivated by playoff loss to Eagles originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com INDIANAPOLIS - Matt Nagy's first game as a head coach saw his team blow a 20 point lead to not only a historic rival, but a Green Bay Packers team that had tormented the Bears for decades. The loss was crushing, but it didn't crush the Bears' season. Instead, the Bears used that defeat as motivation throughout the rest of 2018 as sort of a "never again" reminder.

49ers GM John Lynch says he hasn’t made any trade calls about Antonio Brown

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

When Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said recently that three teams had called to ask about Antonio Brown in a trade, the more startling number was the one he didn't mention. If that number was accurate, it means that one of the greatest receivers in NFL history was clearly and widely available in a trade, and 28 teams didn't bother to pick up the phone and ask the Steelers what their price was. Colbert did say Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine that more teams have since shown interest, but he didn't put a number on it.

49ers have not inquired about Antonio Brown

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

The 49ers may be one of the betting favorites to land Antonio Brown, but it sounds as if that wouldn't be a wise bet. 49ers General Manager John Lynch said Thursday he has not called the Steelers about Brown. Hall of Famer Jerry Rice has lobbied for Brown to join the 49ers as has tight end George Kittle.

Entire team of tykes finds that 1st step can be a doozy

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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An extremely steep step felled nearly every member of a Nova Scotia minor hockey team, with each wee leap to the ice ending in a boy-sized pile. And the cuteness factor has quickly pushed the resulting video to viral status.

‘No gamesmanship’ in Jon Gruden’s Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins praise

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

No gamesmanship' in Jon Gruden's Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins praise originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Raiders met with Oklahoma's Kyler Murray and Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins Wednesday night here at the NFL Scouting Combine. Head coach Jon Gruden tried to gain some insight into the NFL Draft's top quarterbacks as the Raiders evaluate every position group during the pre-draft process. He volunteered that information in a Thursday morning press conference, when asked about the 2019 quarterback class.

Jason Witten Exits ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Football’ To Return To Dallas Cowboys

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

After one season in the broadcast booth for ESPN's Monday Night Football, Jason Witten is heading back to the field for the Dallas Cowboys. The network had brought in an entirely new broadcast team for the 2018 season, which was the 11-time Pro Bowl tight end's first as a color commentator. “We thank Jason for his many contributions to Monday Night Football and to ESPN over the past year and wish him continued success,” ESPN said in a statement.

9 reasons the Lightning’s season is just crazy…in 90 seconds

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
9 reasons the Lightning's season is just crazy...in 90 seconds

The Lightning are putting up video game-like numbers, and Rob Pizzo goes into his Nintendo game collection to prove it. ID: