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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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...

A’s land Khris Davis from Brewers for prospects

The Oakland Athletics have added some pop to their lineup, acquiring left fielder Khris Davis in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. https://twitter.com/Athletics/status/698288001806237696 The deal was originally reported by...
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Justin Tuck will sign one-day contract to retire with Giants

While Justin Tuck's final NFL game was played as a member of the Oakland Raiders, he will retire with the team he played most of his career...

Kobe Bryant shoots down notion he wants All-Star MVP record

While Shaquille O'Neal likes former teammate Kobe Bryant's chances at winning a record fifth All-Star MVP, it doesn't appear as though Kobe is at all concerned with winning...

Yankees will honor Mariano Rivera with plaque on August 14

The New York Yankees will be honoring Mariano Rivera with a plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium before an Aug. 14 game against the Tampa Bay Rays. https://twitter.com/Yankees/status/697865203367608320 Rivera is...
Yasiel Puig

Eight most combustible MLB clubhouses

Let's face it. When 25 people are forced to spend more than a half of a year with each other, they're not all going to get along...

Oakland Raiders release Nate Allen

One year after signing him to a four-year deal, the Oakland Raiders have decided to part ways with safety Nate Allen after just one season. ESPN's Field Yates...

10 worst losers in NFL history

Unless you live under a rock, you've likely heard someone's opinion on the behavior of Cam Newton after Super Bowl 50. It was certainly not exemplary, but...

Jim Harbaugh compares Colin Kaepernick to Cam Newton, Peyton Manning

Colin Kaepernick's play during 2015 and 2014 may not have inspired much confidence, but the faith of his former coach Jim Harbaugh has not wavered. https://twitter.com/Rand_Getlin/status/696795328008183808 https://twitter.com/Rand_Getlin/status/696795643843465216 If Harbaugh is...

Ranking every game from 2015 NFL Playoffs

Now that we've played every game of the 2015 NFL Playoffs, the only thing left to do is rank them. Eleven postseason games took place in all, capped...

Archie Manning: ‘I think Peyton’s done in Denver’

Peyton Manning may not have committed to anything other than a lot of Budweiser after Super Bowl 50, but his father Archie Manning sure seems to believe...

Peyton Manning ‘going to drink a lot of Budweiser’ after Super Bowl 50

We don't know if Peyton Manning has plans on retiring after the Super Bowl 50 victory, but one thing is abundantly clear. He's going to drink Budweiser. https://twitter.com/ChristinaAmburn/status/696537920879120385 As if that...

Where Peyton Manning ranks among Super Bowl era QBs

Peyton Manning may have just played his last meaningful NFL game. He and the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 by the score...
Cam Newton

WATCH: Cam Newton gives questionable effort to recover forced fumble

Cam Newton was the MVP of the NFL this season, but his effort -- or complete lack of effort -- on this play will not be showing up...
Marshawn Lynch

Did Marshawn Lynch just hang up his cleats?

Marshawn Lynch either just announced that he's hanging up his cleats, or he's playing a tremendous joke on all of us. https://twitter.com/MoneyLynch/status/696525541826924546 Richard Sherman saw the message and wished...

WATCH: Kony Ealy strips Peyton Manning

Kony Ealy has forced his second turnover of Super Bowl 50, stripping Peyton Manning of the ball at midfield to halt a Denver Broncos scoring drive. https://twitter.com/Panthers/status/696523339607592961 Ealy also...

WATCH: T.J. Ward intercepts Cam Newton

Bay Area native T.J. Ward has come through in a big way for the Denver Broncos, stopping a potential scoring drive from the Cardinla Panthers with an...

WATCH: Kony Ealy makes one-handed interception of Peyton Manning

Kony Ealy just recorded the first interception of his career in grand style, picking off Peyton Manning with a one-handed snag in the second quarter of Super...

WATCH: Jordan Norwood breaks off longest punt return in Super Bowl history

The longest punt return in Super Bowl history belongs to Jordan Norwood of the Denver Broncos. Kevin Norwood 61 yard return pic.twitter.com/yXmB9yT0tt — ⓂarcusD (@_MarcusD_) February 8, 2016 It's hard...

WATCH: Aqib Talib commits brutal facemask on Corey Brown

Aqib Talib is not having himself a good Super Bowl. He committed a rather obvious, brutal facemask penalty against Corey Brown on Carolina's first scoring drive. Aqib Talib...

WATCH: Jonathan Stewart flies in for touchdown

It would certainly appear as though Jonathan Stewart can fly. At the very least, he can fly into the end zone. Jonathan Stewart leaps in for the touchdown....

Kevin Durant credentialed to SB50 for Players’ Tribune

If you see an incredibly tall man that looks like Kevin Durant snapping photographs at Super Bowl 50, chances are that that's exactly who it is. https://twitter.com/DarrenHeitner/status/696477130306277377 The Oklahoma...