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.

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...
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Eight most overrated NFL draft prospects heading into combine

With the NFL Draft rapidly approaching and the combine coming this week, now is the perfect time to evaluate which players are a touch overrated. Overrated doesn't mean...

Jim Irsay wants Peyton Manning to retire as a Colt

We may not know about Peyton Manning's immediate future for a while, but we do know one thing. When he does retire, Jim Irsay wants it to...

Northern Trust Open struggles show that Jordan Spieth needs a break

While Jordan Spieth missing the cut at the Northern Trust Open would seem to be a negative for the world's No. 1 golfer, it's actually a good...
MLB

MLB Agent Bart Hernandez indicted for human trafficking

An incredibly troubling, yet not terribly shocking story has emerged from Florida. According to information attained by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Major League Baseball agent Bart Hernandez...

Ranking 10 best contenders at Northern Trust Open

The 2016 Northern Trust Open is a loaded event, with several of the world's top-ranked players converging on Riviera this week. Those players include both Jordan Spieth and...
Hanley Ramirez has been one of the best MLB surprises so far

Hanley Ramirez not interested in DH: ‘What if I win a Gold Glove?’

With David Oritz set to retire and open up the designated hitter spot for the Boston Red Sox at the end of the 2016 season, it might...