Camp Preview: Dallas Cowboys

The road to Super Bowl 50 starts in just a few short weeks when NFL training camps open up. No matter what happened a season ago, every team resets in some capacity when training camps open. For every team, there will be battles for positions throughout camp. The Dallas Cowboys open camp July 28th in Oxnard, California and have several things to address to get ready for the journey of…

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Impact rookies in the NFC East

With the NFL season fast approaching, it’s time to identify which rookies should be on your watch list. As well as those who you might be waiting a while to make a considerable contribution to your team. The NFC East will be one of the more compelling divisions this year, as the Cowboys seem to have fallen back a little to the rest of the division this offseason. The Eagles,…

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Spurs, Texas welcome Aldridge’s decision

The San Antonio Spurs don’t know how to stay bad or mediocre, even by their high standards for long. After getting bounced out of the first round in an exciting series against the Clippers, the Spurs decided it was time to reload. That’s the sign of great organizations, they don’t stay down for long, if at all. Look at what the Knicks and Lakers are doing, they let things go…

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DC’s drought in Seattle continues on late goal from Mears

The Black-and-Red faced an uphill battle in Seattle last night, having to play with 10 men for all but 27 minutes. Fabian Espindola was ejected with a red card after a discussion after an offsides call. There didn’t appear to be much contact between him and the official, but the official first grabbed a yellow before switching to a red. United went on to play a solid first half down…

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Capitals busy in early goings of free agency

The Washington Capitals are a team that needed to make some upgrades this offseason, after yet another disappointing playoff departure. Washington was able to do just that by way of free agency and trade. Late Wednesday night, the Caps signed veteran right winger, Justin Williams, to a two-year, $6.5 million deal. Williams is a three-time Stanley Cup winner, including two with the Los Angeles Kings. He won the Conn Smythe…

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Mavericks welcome Jordan & Matthews

Former Los Angeles clipper center DeAndre Jordan joined the Dallas Mavericks today when he agreed in principle to a four-year $80 million dollar maximum contract. Also joining Jordan today with the Mavericks is former Portland Trail Blazers swing man Wesley Matthews on a four year deal that could be worth about $52 million dollars. LAC free agent center DeAndre Jordan plans to announce that he will be signing with the Mavericks…

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Lopez, Afflalo headed to New York

The New York Knicks have agreed in principle to sign former Portland Trail Blazers Robin Lopez and Arron Afflalo. Lopez, 27, has agreed to a four year 54 million dollar contract, while Arron Afflalo, 29, agrees to a two-year 16 million dollar deal, Afflalo’s deal also carries a player option in the second year. The Knicks are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement with free agent center Robin Lopez, league…

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Processing the Process in Philadelphia

Patience, a word seldom use in sports, but under Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Sam Hinkie patience has been the franchises motto since he took over in 2013. Patience and “Trust the process”is something Philly fans quote almost like members of a cult. What exactly does that mean and what is Sam Hinkie’s process leading the 76ers too? In order to understand where the 76ers are…

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The Black-and-Red aim to get their first win in Seattle since 2011

The Seattle Sounders are looking forward to tonight’s tilt against the visiting team from D.C. They’ve lost three games in a row now and have fallen out of first place in the West, United would love to leave Seattle with a result and continue to tighten their hold on the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Even though the Black-and-Red lost to Philadelphia two days ago in the US Open…

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Bucks sign “missing piece” in Monroe, retain Middleton

The former Detroit Pistons and Georgetown Hoya didn’t participate in much of the flying and dining for Free Agency, choosing to rather set up home base in the Washington, D.C. Letting the teams come to him and pitch their presentations, today according to Woj and Stein, Monroe not only made his decision but did so without maxing out his potential earnings. He’ll be the newest member of the Milwaukee Bucks,…

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Fever, Mystics meet again

The Washington Mystics are heading into Indiana to face the Fever tonight, both teams won their last games. Theses two teams met earlier this season at Bankers Life Field House, with the Mystics coming out on top with an 87-75 victory. Indiana is the team that sent Washington home in the postseason last year, so the Mystics are certainly trying to beat them every chance they are given. The Fever…

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Cleveland gets long term commitments from Love, Shumpert

The Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t sitting around on their laurels thinking about how things didn’t go their way in the NBA Finals, they’ve been active in free agency on the first day. That journey to get back to the Finals and bring home the hardware started with securing one of the members of their  ‘Big 3′ in Kevin Love. He missed a chunk of the postseason after getting hurt in the…