Will Browns double-down with Mariota? 

December, 21, 2014
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The Cleveland Browns' approach to their quarterback situation this season generated seven wins in their first 11 games, but since then, they have lost three straight. Meanwhile, game play has proved that Brian Hoyer isn't good enough to be their starter and the jury remains out on how good Johnny Manziel can be.

In other words, they may be back to square one at quarterback come the offseason. With that in mind, they may try to target Marcus Mariota in the draft.

Julio Jones on track to play Sunday? 

December, 21, 2014
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Last week, Julio Jones couldn't quite push through his hip injury and was declared inactive for the first time this season. His availability for Week 16 has been in doubt all week, too, though it appears things are trending in a positive direction.

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Goran Dragic's trade market 

December, 20, 2014
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Phoenix Suns starting point guard Goran Dragic has been in the rumor mill for a few months since he can become a free agent in July by declining his $7.5 million player option for 2015-16. According to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com, several teams have interest in Dragic. For his part, he is only thinking about helping the Suns win this season.

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Dedicated QB coach in RG III's future? 

December, 20, 2014
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How to fix Robert Griffin III? That difficult question is one that Washington -- or possibly another team -- will be tasked with next season. On Saturday, John Keim of ESPN's NFL Nation writes that if RG III stays with the Redskins, the team plans to hire a dedicated quarterback coach to address some of the issues that have plagued the former first-round pick over the last two seasons.

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Phillies moving on from Howard? 

December, 20, 2014
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The Ryan Howard era in Philadelphia could soon be over, according to the latest comments by Phillies GM Ruben Amaro.

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Still demand for Beachy? 

December, 20, 2014
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A second Tommy John surgery may have ended Brandon Beachy's once promising career in Atlanta, but that hasn't stopped other teams from showing interest in the free-agent right-hander.

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When Kawhi Leonard may return 

December, 20, 2014
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Kawhi Leonard hurt his right hand on Dec. 9 and after dealing with it for 10 days the medical staff decided it was best for him to sit, so the torn ligament can heal. So, when might he return to the active roster?

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Mavs intrigue Jermaine O'Neal 

December, 20, 2014
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UPDATE: From ESPN.com's Marc Stein: "Sources told ESPN.com that Jermaine O'Neal ... is 'highly intrigued' by the idea of joining the Mavericks as a free agent in the wake of the Rondo deal."

Other teams watching O'Neal are Cleveland, Golden State and LA Clippers.
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The Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo Thursday night which upgraded the point guard position, but the deal left them vulnerable in the frontcourt as backup center/forward Brandan Wright was part of the package going to the Boston Celtics.

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Why Pelicans waived Gal Mekel 

December, 20, 2014
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The New Orleans Pelicans made somewhat of a surprising transaction on Friday when they released backup point guard Gal Mekel. Head coach Monty Williams met with the media and explained why the move was made. Williams also mentioned the possibility that Mekel could be re-signed at some point later on in the season.

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ND's Brian Kelly ready to coach NFL? 

December, 19, 2014
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Aside from Michigan's search for someone to replace Brady Hoke, all is quiet on the collegiate coaching front at the moment. That could change a week from Monday when several NFL head coaches face the chopping block. At that point, we should hear the names of some college coaches mentioned as replacement candidates.

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Will Rex Ryan replace ATL's Mike Smith? 

December, 19, 2014
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As Black Monday rapidly approaches, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan and Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith squarely are on hot seats. Sure, technically, Smith has his team in the playoff chase, but at 5-9, that's largely due to the NFC South being the lamest division in the NFL.

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Will Pats slow Jets rushing attack? 

December, 19, 2014
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The last time the New York Jets faced the New England Patriots, back in Week 7, the Jets made a game of it by relentlessly leaning on their rushing attack. They came up short, losing 27-25 in New England, but Chris Ivory racked up 107 rushing yards and a score, while Chris Johnson chipped in another 61 yards.

Not surprisingly, we should expect to see them focus on rushing once again this weekend, as these teams meet in New York for a rematch.

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Yankees officially out on Scherzer? 

December, 19, 2014
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Max Scherzer is the biggest free agent on the market, and the jury is still out as to what team the pitcher will be joining for the 2015 season. However, the New York Yankees remain firm in their stance that it won't be for them.

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Why Ainge will likely trade a big man 

December, 19, 2014
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Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge finally dealt Rajon Rondo on Thursday after two years of rumors and speculation. Ainge landed forward/center Brandan Wright as part of the package from the Dallas Mavericks and his acquisition will likely lead Ainge to send out a big man.

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DeMarco Murray set to play Sunday? 

December, 19, 2014
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We may not know officially whether DeMarco Murray will be able to play Sunday, less than a week after having hand surgery, until game-time nears. However, we can count former Dallas Cowboys safety, and current ESPN analyst, Darren Woodson amongst those who expect to see Murray on the field against the Indianapolis Colts.

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