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Beside The Points For Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Things That Caught My Eye There have been 885 NBA teams who trailed by 5 or more points in the final 20 seconds of a game this season so far. Of those, 884 of them went on to lose that game. On Tuesday, the Boston Celtics became the first team this season to pull off a win in that scenario, beating a 5 point deficit with 16.8 seconds to go. [FiveThirtyEight] Jim Boeheim of Syracuse has edged out Tom Izzo of Michigan State to take the top sport when it comes to wins over expected in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Boeheim has 54 wins and 25 losses when we’d only expect his teams to get 44.3 wins, giving him a 9.7 wins over expected in the tourney. [FiveThirtyEight] Frank Gore, an immortal,

AP source: RB Frank Gore agrees to terms with Dolphins

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Rather than retire, Frank Gore is joining his hometown team. The NFL's active rushing leader agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person confirmed the agreement to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal won't be final until Gore passes a physical. Gore, who turns 35 next month, grew up in South Florida and played for the Miami Hurricanes. He rushed for 961 yards for Indianapolis last year, and when the Colts decided against trying to re-sign him, there was speculation the 2017 season might have been his last. But the Dolphins want to give the durable Gore a chance to provide depth at running back

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Tuesday, Mar. 20

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Mar. 20 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:15 PM ET on Tuesday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact - - - - COLLEGE BASKETBALL Oklahoma All-American Young entering NBA draft Trae Young plans

The crazy Jets trade tells us how the first four picks of this year’s draft might go

Monday, March 19th, 2018

On Saturday morning, the New York Jets went all-in. The Jets traded three second-round picks to the Indianapolis Colts to move up from No. 6 to No. 3. You won’t find a trade chart in which the Jets won that deal.

Raiders stay active, sign CB Melvin, DE Carradine and LB Wilber

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Oakland Raiders continue to be the most active team in free agency thus far, announcing the additions of defensive end Tank Carradine and linebacker Kyle Wilber on Saturday. The haul includes wide receiver Jordy Nelson, running back Doug Martin, linebacker Tahir Whitehead, safety Marcus Gilchrist, cornerback Shareece Wright, tight end Derek Carrier, fullback Keith Smith and wide receiver Griff Whalen.

Colts-Jets trade proves the value of tanking

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

There’s no evidence that either the Colts or Jets deliberately tried to lose games last year, but there’s plenty of evidence of the value of the Colts having lost more games than the Jets did. The Jets ended the season at 5-11. The one-game difference resulted in a three-spot gap at the top of the draft, which resulted in the Jets giving up three second-round picks for the privilege for trading places with the Colts.

Jets acquire No. 3 overall draft pick from Colts

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The New York Jets shook up the NFL draft on Saturday by soaring three spots to No. 3 overall in a stunning swap with the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets acquired the third pick in a strong sign that they intend to get one of the top quarterbacks available. Colts general manager Chris Ballard said the teams had been discussing a potential trade since early in the week.

New York Jets Get No. 3 Pick in 2018 Draft From Indianapolis Colts

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Jets now have the No. 3 overall pick in this year's draft after a major trade with the Colts that the two teams announced Saturday morning. New York acquired the No. 3 pick from Indianapolis in exchange for its No. 6 overall pick, 37th overall pick, 49th overall pick and its 2019 second round pick. After failing to land quarterback Kirk Cousins, the Jets will likely land a top quarterback with the move from No. 6 to No. 3.

Reports: Bucs make Jensen league’s highest paid center

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added free-agent center Ryan Jensen on a mammoth deal, according to multiple reports, setting a major offensive line benchmark for the third time in this free-agency period. Per NFL Network, Jensen's contract is for $42 million over four years with $22 million guaranteed. It makes the former Baltimore Raven the league's highest paid center in terms of annual average ($10.5 million), narrowly ahead of Jacksonville's Brandon Linder ($10.3 million).

Patriots reportedly in talks with Adrian Clayborn

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

According to ESPN's Vaughn McClure, the Patriots are among the teams interested in signing free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn. DE Adrian Clayborn generating interest as one of the best pass rushers available. Patriots, Colts, Bucs, Browns -- and