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Cowboys to bring in Michael Sam

espn.go.com — ESPN.com news services The Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical Wednesday, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. If all goes well, Sam will be a Cowboy, signed to the team's practice squad, the source said. Sam, a seventh-round draft choice, was cut by the St.

Bob Ley's Commentary On Washington's NFL Name Issue

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Bob Ley provides his thoughts on the Redskins nickname controversy.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @BobLeyESPN: My closing commentary on the Washington NFL Nickname Dilemma. goo.gl/vueA2B

Sep 02, 2014

RT @BobLeyESPN: My closing commentary on the Washington NFL Nickname Dilemma. goo.gl/vueA2B

Sep 02, 2014

RT @awfulannouncing: Watch @BobLeyESPN’s commentary on the Redskins nickname. Poignant. Thoughtful. Without picking a side. es.pn/1sYqWwG

Sep 02, 2014

RT @awfulannouncing: Watch @BobLeyESPN’s commentary on the Redskins nickname. Poignant. Thoughtful. Without picking a side. es.pn/1sYqWwG

Sep 02, 2014

RT @awfulannouncing: Watch @BobLeyESPN’s commentary on the Redskins nickname. Poignant. Thoughtful. Without picking a side. es.pn/1sYqWwG

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Wes Welker of Denver Broncos suspended four games for use of amphetamines

espn.go.com — Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Welker returned to the practice field Monday as he continues through the NFL's concussion protocol. Welker suffered his third concussion since Nov. 17 during the preseason. NFL
Sep 02, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: Wes Welker tested positive from sample taken shortly after he attended Kentucky Derby. He argued that it was tainted. es.pn/1tYs1r8

Sep 02, 2014

Guess he'll have time to recover from concussion RT Sources: Welker banned for amphetamines es.pn/1uitM1p via @espnnfl

New Zealand's Wild Haka

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: In the USA-New Zealand FIBA matchup, the USA players are very confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: ICYMI: Team USA players were very confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka before their FIBA World Cup matchup. » es.pn/Z5VaFa

Sep 02, 2014

Like that scene from Raiders. MT @SportsCenter: Team USA players were confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka es.pn/Z5VaFa

Sep 02, 2014

I love this MT @SportsCenter: Team USA players were confused by New Zealand's pregame Haka before FIBA matchup. es.pn/Z5VaFa

Sep 02, 2014

When I say 'U'....you say 'SO!' RT @SportsNation: Team USA was very perplexed by New Zealand's pregame Haka. espn.go.com/video/clip?id=…

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Derek Jeter honorary patches will be on New York Yankees' uniforms and caps

espn.go.com — By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: The Yankees will wear commemorative Derek Jeter patches from Sept. 7 until end of the season. es.pn/W8fhRr pic.twitter.com/767xOL5Udm

Sep 02, 2014

RT @UniWatch: Yankees adding Derek Jeter patch to caps and jerseys from this Sunday thru end of season --> es.pn/1lxqTsV http://t.…

Sep 02, 2014

OMG we get the point RT @ESPNNewYork: Derek Jeter honorary patches will be on New York Yankees' uniforms and caps dlvr.it/6nsmYF

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Joel Stave saga latest in bizarre 72 hours for Wisconsin Badgers

espn.go.com — What in the heck has been going on in Madison the past few days? First, we had the confusing saga of Melvin Gordon's injury/non-injury that was to blame for his limited second-half appearance in a 28-24 loss to LSU on Saturday night in Houston.

Michael Sam makes football sense for Cowboys

espn.go.com — IRVING, Texas -- Signing Michael Sam to the practice squad is a move that makes perfect football sense for the Dallas Cowboys. Forget about the fact that Sam is seeking to become the first openly gay NFL player. If the Cowboys aren't mature enough to handle that, they're doomed anyway.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @espn_macmahon: Michael Sam makes football sense for Cowboys: IRVING, Texas -- Signing Michael Sam to the practice squad is a... es.pn/1x8cSqL

Sep 02, 2014

RT @espn_macmahon: Michael Sam makes football sense for Cowboys: IRVING, Texas -- Signing Michael Sam to the practice squad is a... es.pn/1x8cSqL

San Jose State 2014 FPI

espn.go.com — View the complete FPI San Jose State Spartans football team schedule on ESPN.com. Includes home and away, bye weeks, bowl schedules, and printable schedules.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @Jimmy_Durkin: San Jose State has a 2.3 percent chance to beat Auburm, per the ESPN Football Power Index. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Sep 02, 2014

That same Football Power Index projects San Jose State to win between 5.9 and 6.3 games this year. espn.go.com/college-footba…

Sep 02, 2014

San Jose State has a 2.3 percent chance to beat Auburm, per the ESPN Football Power Index. espn.go.com/college-footba…

The Smallest Player In "Madden" History

espn.go.com — ESPN Video: Browns linebacker Chris Kirksey reacts to being the smallest player in "Madden 15" due to a glitch.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @sam_ponder: This made my night... RT @SportsCenter: Due to a glitch, Browns LB Chris Kirksey is listed as 1'2" in the new Madden. es.pn/1Coqmio

Sep 02, 2014

This made my night... RT @SportsCenter: Due to a glitch, Browns LB Chris Kirksey is listed as 1'2" in the new Madden. es.pn/1Coqmio

At least three groups ready to bid on Buffalo Bills

espn.go.com — Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Three people close to discussions tell The Associated Press at least three groups have entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills. Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, real estate mogul Donald Trump and a Toronto-based group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi have received formal documents in advance of a bid deadline on Monday.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @SportsCenter: At least 3 groups have reportedly entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills. » es.pn/W8gRm7

Sep 02, 2014

@CopaCavanna@SportsCenter: At least 3 groups have reportedly entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills. » es.pn/W8gRm7

"Madden 15" glitch features a tiny, fearless linebacker

espn.go.com — Miniature things are trendy: tiny houses, bite-sized candy bars, teacup pigs ...
Sep 02, 2014

@espn: ICYMI: A Madden 15 glitch features a Tiny Titan…making for some funny visuals - es.pn/1qY1a9H” favorite story of the day!

Sep 02, 2014

SN: "Madden 15" glitch features a fearless, tiny linebacker fb.me/1HKsYewwo

Sep 02, 2014

I'm not sure whether to make a Hawkeyes, Browns or Titans joke for the newest Madden '15 glitch. m.espn.go.com/general/blogs/…

College of Charleston names Clemson assistant Earl Grant as new coach

espn.go.com — The College of Charleston has hired Clemson assistant coach Earl Grant after an exhaustive, nearly month-long search for a replacement for the fired Doug Wojcik. The school made the official announcement on Tuesday night.

Shayne Graham re-signed by New Orleans Saints

espn.go.com — By Mike Triplett | ESPN.com METAIRIE, La. - The New Orleans Saints stuck with veteran kicker Shayne Graham, after all. The Saints re-signed Graham on Tuesday after releasing him three days earlier. To make room, they waived second-year quarterback Ryan Griffin.
Sep 02, 2014

RT “@MikeTriplett: #Saints re-sign veteran K Shayne Graham, cut QB Ryan Griffin es.pn/1uizj8i via @espnnfl”

Sep 02, 2014

#Saints re-sign veteran K Shayne Graham, cut QB Ryan Griffin es.pn/1uizj8i via @espnnfl

Redskins poll -- most favor keeping name, but dissent growing

espn.go.com — Nearly three-fourths of Americans favor letting the Washington Redskins keep their nickname, but the percentage who think it should be changed has tripled in the past two decades, according to a poll conducted by Langer Research for "Outside the Lines."
Sep 03, 2014

RT @WayneRoot: Media on wrong side- filled w/radical liberal egghead intellectuals. No one wants to change Redskins name but you. espn.go.com/espn/otl/story…

Sep 02, 2014

RT @kojoshow: Some #PoliticsHour fodder MT @conorsen: 23% of Americans think Redskins should change their name. Last year: 14% wamu.fm/1sXjMZw

Sep 02, 2014

RT @yeselson: And in 1920, 71% would have supported calling team, Washington N****rs--bigotry not decided by popular referendum: espn.go.com/espn/otl/story…

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Annual NFL preview, haiku style

espn.go.com — Illustration by Todd Detwiler America's original all-haiku NFL season predictions! This is the 15th year, the crystal anniversary -- Bristol, I'd like a dilithium crystal, please. Below find a haiku, with predicted record, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. Allowing you casually to say to friends and romantic interests, "Hey, I was reading poetry today."