Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon
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Bay Area born and raised, I have extensive experience in both the print and online worlds. There are few things in this world I love doing more than talking sports.
Buddy Hield

NCAA reveals four Naismith Trophy finalists

With the NCAA basketball season winding down to its glorious conclusion, the NCAA has revealed its four finalists for the 2016 Naismith Trophy. The four finalists for the most...
Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman slams NFL’s ‘foolish’ ejection proposal

Richard Sherman is not afraid to speak his mind. The current target of his frustration is NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and his new ejection rule. In an interview...
Courtesy of Brad Rempel, USA Today Sports

8 most intriguing storylines emerging from spring training

While the games in spring training don't count in the standings, what happens at spring training often matters. Who is playing well? Who is struggling? How are...
Courtesy of Jeff Curry, USA Today Sports

Is Michigan State’s upset loss the biggest in Tournament history?

The 2016 NCAA Tournament has given us plenty of upsets. On Friday, the biggest one of them all happened when Middle Tennessee State sent Michigan State home...
Courtesy of USA Today Images

Report: Dolphins targeting Ezekiel Elliott in draft

The Miami Dolphins have been in on nearly all of the best running backs on the free agent market, but have seen them all go elsewhere. As a...
Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning believes record with Marvin Harrison won’t be broken

When they were teammates with the Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison connected for an NFL-record 112 touchdown passes. It's a number as ridiculous as it is...

Rawlings makes hilarious mistake with Phil Hughes’ glove

Phil Hughes wore No. 65 with the Yankees until 2013. When he signed with the Minnesota Twins in 2014, Hughes switched his number to 45. Apparently nobody...

Western Kentucky basketball head coach resigns, three players suspended

A major shakeup has occurred with the Western Kentucky Basketball program, as Yahoo's Pat Forde is reporting that three players have been suspended and head coach, Ray...
Dwight Howard

Report: Dwight Howard to sign Shaquille O’Neal’s agent

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard made a move that potentially tipped his hat on what he'll do in free agency this offseason. Shams Charania of The Vertical is...

NCAA Tournament 2016 upsets: Tracking most shocking results

One of the highlights of every NCAA Tournament are the upsets. The 2016 tournament is no different. This is the place to monitor which ones have occurred. We'll keep...

NCAA Tournament 2016 bracket: Predicting 5 best matchups in Round 2

The NCAA Tournament bracket in 2016 is loaded with exciting matchups, and there are some really great ones to look forward to in Round 2. While teams and...

Phil Jackson as Knicks’ part-time coach would be disastrous

The New York Knicks need a good coach. They also need a good coach who can run the team for 82 games. With that in mind, the idea...

Ranking 10 worst NFL front offices

For NFL fans, there is nothing worse than dealing with a perpetually bad front office. Bad players and coaches come and go within a few years, but...

8 big schools most likely to be upset in 2016 NCAA Tournament

Whether it's over the course of the 2015-16 NCAA basketball season or over the last few years, we've certainly gotten used to talking about certain teams in...

Dak Prescott releases statement following DUI arrest

Following his DUI arrest early Saturday morning, former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott released a statement to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, who in turn released...
Courtesy of Lance Iversen, USA Today Sports

Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker re-fractures right elbow

Oakland Athletics right-handed pitcher Jarrod Parker injured his right arm in a rehab stint on Thursday, and according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, it's been diagnosed...
Kristaps Porzingis is a name to watch as NBA trades go down

Phil Jackson says Kristaps Porzingis has ‘hit a wall’

Overall, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson likes what he's seen from rookie Kristaps Porzingis, but he hasn't been terribly pleased with the recent progress of his...

Johnhy Manziel issues statement about being waived by Browns

Hours after being waived by the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement through his publicist, per Ian Rapaport of the NFL Network. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/708370071920443392 While a statement riddled with...

Jared Lorenzen offers services to Broncos

John Elway and Gary Kubiak, pay attention. Jared Lorenzen is available and is interested in playing for the Denver Broncos. https://twitter.com/JaredLorenzen22/status/707698259976986624 A few quick facts on our man Lorenzen...

Report: Jared Goff made bad impression on Browns during combine interview

University of California's Jared Goff will likely be a high pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, but he reportedly failed to impress in his pre-draft interview with the...
Johnny Manziel

Cleveland Browns waive Johnny Manziel

One of the rockiest unions in all of sports came to an end today, as the Cleveland Browns have waived quarterback Johnny Manziel. https://twitter.com/Browns/status/708330756741836800 This is not even remotely surprising....
Joe Girardi New York Yankees

10 MLB teams facing make or break seasons in 2016

Just like there are no shortage of MLB players facing make or break seasons in 2016, plenty of MLB teams face the same expectations. In some cases, the...

Jim Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick is ‘great player’ who will ‘flourish’

Jim Harbaugh may not be coaching Colin Kaepernick anymore, but sure sounds like he remains a leading member of the quarterback's fan club. In a Wednesday evening...

DeMarco Murray quips that he ‘took a year off’

DeMarco Murray is feeling good about the upcoming season as a member of the Tennessee Titans. He has a reason for optimism, as Jim Wyatt of Titansonline.com...