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.
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Ranking top 5 available NFL QBs

Not every team is going to land a franchise quarterback in the draft. Some will have to look to the free agent/trade market, but the market's pretty thin...
Rickie Fowler got off to a blazing start at the 2017 U.S. Open

Rickie Fowler sinks ace for autism research

Rickie Fowler is one of the best golfers in the world, and on Monday he hit a fantastic shot for a wonderful cause. At an Els for Autism...
Brandon Marshall couldn't stop laughing after seeing Jay Cutler in his birthday suit

Brandon Marshall sends Jets hilarious Instagram message about Ryan Fitzpatrick

Brandon Marshall may not seem like many of us who plays with dolls, but he does. When he plays with dolls, he also sends a pretty clear...
Yasiel Puig

10 MLB stars facing make or break seasons in 2016

As the 2016 MLB season gets closer and closer, now's the time to take a look at the players who have the most riding on the upcoming...

Masahiro Tanaka ‘on pace’ to start for Yankees on Opening Day

While no official announcement has been made, the New York Yankees are clearly hoping that Masahiro Tanaka will be their No. 1 starter in 2016. Through Peter Botte...
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Jaguars’ safety Earl Wolff kidnapped, returned safely

A truly bizarre and frightening story has come out of North Carolina, as Thomas Pope of the Fayetville Observer is reporting that Jacksonville Jaguars safety Wolff was...

Peyton Manning still wants ‘to compete against the very best’

From the sound of things, Peyton Manning isn't planning on retirement. Speaking in Las Vegas to a group of Healthcare IT Professionals, via Michele Steele of ESPN,...

Walter Payton’s daughter announces pregnancy on Sweetness Day

For the Chicago Bears and their fans, March 4 is Sweetness Day, honoring the number of NFL legend Walter Payton. So, it's fitting that on Sweetness Day,...
Tony Romo, Jerry Jones

Report: Cowboys won’t use No. 4 pick on quarterback

The Dallas Cowboys have the fourth pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, but according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt they will not use that pick on a quarterback. "Jerry told...

Report: Legal fees from Deflategate appeals estimated at $20 million

We've been hearing about Deflategate an awful lot since January of 2015. Thanks to ESPN' s Darren Rovell, we now know that the cost is quite a bit...

Jon Gruden’s QB Camp to feature seven quarterbacks

The popular pre-draft show, Jon Gruden’s QB Camp will return again on ESPN in 2016, and according to Pro Football Talk's Zac Jackson, seven quarterbacks will be featured this...

10 spring training position battles to watch

With spring training getting underway in both Florida and Arizona, now is a great time to look at the most intriguing positional battles that are taking place...

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz dealing with knee injury

The Seattle Mariners will be without star outfielder/designated hitter Nelson Cruz when they open their Cactus League schedule on Wednesday against the Padres. Greg Johns of MLB.com...
Rob Gronkowski WrestleMania 33

NFL finds no gambling policy violation on Rob Gronkowski cruise

According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski did not violate the NFL's gambling policy when he hosted a recent cruise. "Gronkowski’s...

Report: Rays given go-ahead to play Cuban national team in Havana

The final days of spring training will bring a unique trip for the Tampa Bay Rays. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the team...

Jason Pierre-Paul to visit burn center, donate $20,000 to NY Hospital

Jason Pierre-Paul lost half his hand in a fireworks accident last summer, and now it seems as though he wants to help others who have similar troubles. https://twitter.com/DanGrazianoESPN/status/704785107257835520 This...

Report: Aroldis Chapman suspended for 30 games

New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman will be suspended for the first 30 games of the upcoming season. https://twitter.com/billywitz/status/704770812772007937 The move was later confirmed by Major League Baseball. The 30-game...

Hunter Pence to miss first week of spring training games

Hunter Pence has been dealing with a nagging foot injury since the San Francisco Giants opened camp, and according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle,...
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Phillies president Andy MacPhail insists team isn’t tanking

While the Philadelphia Phillies are likely to be one of Major League Baseball's worst teams in 2016, one would be advised to not describe the team as...

Johnny Manziel spotted chugging champagne hours after grand jury announcement

Johnny Manziel is awaiting a decision in regards to his domestic violence case, but was spotted by TMZ sports (video included) this week chugging champagne straight out of the bottle...

10 takeaways from 2016 Honda Classic

The 2016 Honda Classic is now in the books and it did not disappoint. Before we look forward to next week's WGC-Cadillac Championships at Doral, let's take...

Joey Bosa drawing comparisons to Jared Allen and Justin Smith

Joey Bosa is drawing some big-time comparisons at the NFL Combine. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport quoted one scout comparing the Ohio State defensive end to Jared...
Von Miller

Report: Von Miller not expected to sign long-term deal before franchise deadline

While Von Miller and the Denver Broncos had been working on a long term deal, ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that an agreement between the two sides...

Mackensie Alexander wants to be ‘flashier’ Darrelle Revis

Clemson cornerback Mackensie Alexander may not be the best player in the 2016 NFL Draft, but he would certainly appear to be the most confident. After declaring himself...