Author Archives: Alex Pappas

Heat send center Hassan Whiteside home after ejection in loss to Spurs


Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside’s All-Star break got started early when he was sent home by the team soon after he was ejected from Tuesday’s blowout 119-101 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Whiteside was immediately tossed at the 9:35 mark of the fourth quarter when he swung an elbow in apparent frustration toward the head of Spurs center Boban Marjanovic as they battled for position near the free throw line.

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SI cover jinx hits Jonas Gray the hardest

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Jonas Gray’s week: One Sports Illustrated cover, one AFC offensive player of the week award and zero playing time. Gray, last weekend’s NFL star, found out that there’s no credit given for great games under Bill Belichick. Everyone is eligible to get in the doghouse. Gray had 201 yards and four touchdowns against the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday. He was […]

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Fantasy football 2014 draft prep: Kansas City Chiefs


Veteran Additions: G Jeff Linkenbach, DT Vance Walker, ILB Joe Mays, CB Chris Owens. Early Draft Picks: DE/OLB Dee Ford, CB Phillip Gaines, RB De’Anthony Thomas, QB Aaron Murray. Offseason Losses: WR/KR Dexter McCluster, OT Branden Albert, G Jon Asamoah, G Geoff Schwartz, DE/DT Tyson Jackson, ILB Akeem Jordan, CB Dunta Robinson, S Kendrick Lewis, S Quintin Demps. 2014 Kansas […]

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Fantasy football 2014 draft prep: Pittsburg Steelers


Veteran Additions: RB LeGarrette Blount, WR Darrius Heyward-Bey, WR Lance Moore, NT Cam Thomas, ILB Arthur Moats, CB Brice McCain, S Michael Mitchell, P Adam Podlesh. Early Draft Picks: ILB Ryan Shazier, DE/DT Stephon Tuitt, RB/WR Dri Archer, WR Martavis Bryant, CB Shaq Richardson. Offseason Losses: RB Jonathan Dwyer, WR Emmanuel Sanders, WR Jerricho Cotchery, TE David Johnson, OT Levi […]

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Fantasy football 2014 draft prep: Miami Dolphins


Veteran Additions: RB Knowshon Moreno, WR Damian Williams, OT Branden Albert, OT Jason Fox, G Daryn Colledge, NT Earl Mitchell, CB Cortland Finnegan, CB R.J. Stanford, S Louis Delmas. Early Draft Picks: OT JaWuan James, WR Jarvis Landry, OT Billy Turner, CB Walt Aikens, TE Arthur Lynch, OLB Jordan Tripp.  Offseason Losses: OT Jonathan Martin, G Richie Incognito, G John […]

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Fantasy Football 2014 draft prep: Cleveland Browns


Veteran Additions: RB Ben Tate, WR Andrew Hawkins, WR Miles Austin, WR Nate Burleson, S Donte Whitner. Draft Picks: CB Justin Gilbert, QB Johnny Manziel, OT/G Joel Bitonio, ILB Christian Kirksey, RB Terrance West, CB Pierre Desir.   Offseason Losses: QB Brandon Weeden, QB Jason Campbell, WR Davone Bess, G Shawn Lauvao, G Oniel Cousins, ILB D’Qwell Jackson, CB Chris Owens, […]

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