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.
Philles

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...

Padres incorporate adorable puppies into player photo day

The San Diego Padres had their player photo day and decided to incorporate something that just screams baseball -- Puppies. Small, adorable, puppies. Indeed, a look through their...

Jim Harbaugh will coach first base for Tigers in spring training game

While the Michigan Wolverines football team is in Florida for spring practice, coach Jim Harbaugh will be taking a little detour to the Grapefruit League to coach...

Albuquerque Isotopes to feature ‘Better Call Saul’ uniforms this summer

The Albuquerque Isotopes will be honoring the show Better Call Saul this summer with an incredible promotion that needs to be seen to be believed. https://twitter.com/sportslogosnet/status/702977106947543042?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw That's quite the jersey. This is...
Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Broncos honor late fan with Lombardi Trophy at funeral

Brian Carney was a lifelong fan of the Denver Broncos. He had tickets to Super Bowl 50 and made his way to the Bay Area but passed...
Clippers, Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers wants NBA to have NFL-type challenge system

Doc Rivers is upset about a close loss that included a controversial call going against the Los Angeles Clippers. Marc Spears of Yahoo sports quoted Rivers, who, because...

Pac-12 reprimands Washington’s Lorenzo Romar for criticizing officials

The Pac-12 conference has reprimanded Washington men's basketball coach Lorenzo Romar for critical comments made regarding the officials after Oregon State's Stephen Thompson Jr. made a three...

Report: Aroldis Chapman to be suspended

While New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman will not face criminal charges for an alleged off-season domestic violence incident, he will be facing discipline from Major League...
Doug Martin

Report: Doug Martin likely to leave Buccaneers in free agency

Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who want to see running back Doug Martin return to the franchise in 2016 were dealt a bit of bad news by...

Report: Charlie Strong will not be subpoenaed in boosters’ divorce

University of Louisville Boosters Johnathan and Tracy Blue have reached a settlement in their divorce case, which is welcome news for former Louisville and current University of Texas...
John Harbaugh Baltimore Ravens

John Harbaugh blasts TE Nick Boyle for ‘really dumb’ PED suspension

John Harbaugh is not happy with Baltimore Ravens tight end Nick Boyle, and he's not afraid to voice that displeasure. Boyle missed the final four games of the Ravens'...
NFL head coaches

Sean Payton and Saints close to contract extension

Sean Payton will apparently be coaching the New Orleans Saints for a few more years, after all. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk cited an interview with...

Ryan Grigson: We need to protect Andrew Luck better

The Indianapolis Colts suffered through a frustrating season in 2015, and the protection (or lack thereof) given to Andrew Luck was the first thing that general manager...

Texans GM: Arian Foster won’t be cut because of salary

Arian Foster's status with the Houston Texans for the 2016 season remains to be seen, but his contract will not be the reason deciding force. Aaron Wilson of the...
Byron Buxton

10 MLB rookies to watch in 2016

The 2015 season was a great one for MLB rookies. A handful of first-year guys like Joc Pederson, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Duffy, Addison Russell and Kris Bryant...

10 storylines heading into 2016 Honda Classic

With Bubba Watson's win at the Northern Trust Open now in our rear-view mirrors, it's time to turn our attention to the 2016 Honda Classic, which is...
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Evan Mathis blasts Chip Kelly and his ‘vanilla offense’

Evan Mathis played under Chip Kelly for two seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, and based on an email exchange with Mike Klis of 9 News it's clear he is...

Report: Jay Bruce being targeted in trade by Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays already boast baseball's most powerful lineup, and according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, it might be getting more powerful pretty soon with...

Report: Charlie Strong’s role in divorce case ‘will be used against UT’

How much Charlie Strong had to do with the divorce of two former Louisville boosters, Jonathan and Tracy Blue, remains to be seen. But it's clear that...