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.
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...
Packers

10 NFL teams that can afford to be greedy in free agency

Plenty of NFL teams have salary cap space, but not all can be greedy in a true sense of the word. If you're a franchise with a lot of...

Jared Goff: ‘I’m confident I’ll be the best quarterback in the draft’

Jared Goff will likely be one of the first players selected in the upcoming NFL Draft, and the Cal quarterback definitely believes that he should be. “I think my...
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Titans GM has had ‘a couple conversations’ about No. 1 overall pick

The Tennessee Titans hold the first pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, and general manager Jon Robinson has told Jim Wyatt of TitansOnline.com that he's already had...

Dolphins owner thinks Adam Gase is next Bill Belichick

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has high expectations for Adam Gase, and he's not afraid to say it. In a Monday morning speech (per Jeff Ostrowski, Palm...

Best and worst 2016 MLB offseason moves

While we're still more than a month away from the start of the regular season, it's very possible that moves that will decide who wins the World...

10 takeaways from 2016 Pebble Beach Pro-Am

With the conclusion of the 2016 Pebble Beach Pro-Am, golf season is definitely in full swing. This is always one of the bigger tournaments of the season,...
Johnny Manziel

Earl Campbell ‘disappointed’ in Johnny Manziel, wants to help

In an interview with ESPN's Tania Ganguli, former Heisman Trophy winner and Hall of Famer Earl Campbell spoke about Johnny Manziel. The legendary running back expressed his disappointment but...
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Terrance Knighton reminds RGIII of big hit in birthday wish

Terrance Knighton wanted to wish Robert Griffin III a happy birthday on Friday. But he also didn't want his current teammate to forget about a hit that...

Jason Pierre-Paul makes hand X-Ray social media avatar

Jason Pierre-Paul is not hiding his hand injury. As a matter of fact, he's made the X-Ray of his hand the avatar for both his Twitter and Instagram...
Wrigley Field

MLB commissioner: Cubs will host All-Star Game in near future

According to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, the Chicago Cubs are on track to host an MLB All-Star Game in the near future. Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago quoted the...