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.

Report: 49ers fire DC Eric Mangini

Chip Kelly and the San Francisco 49ers fired 10 assistant coaches earlier in the week. It appears as though defensive coordinator Eric Mangini has become No. 11. https://twitter.com/alexmarvez/status/690650716889808896 The...

Report: 49ers hire Curtis Modkins to be OC

The San Francisco 49ers are rebuilding their coaching staff after firing 10 assistant coaches earlier in the week. The offensive coordinator was one of those vacant positions, but...

Edmonton’s Matt Hendricks’ athletic cup broken with blocked shot

Matt Hendricks of the Edmonton Oilers is definitely not afraid to take one for the team. In Thursday's loss against the Dallas Stars, the Edmonton center successfully...
Deshaun Watson is one of the best quarterback options available now that Tony Romo has decided to retire

Deshaun Watson listed as odds-on favorite to win 2016 Heisman

With the 2015 college football season in the books, it's never too early to look ahead to 2016. A familiar name, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, is the current...

10 NFL superstars who could be cut

Unless you're a fan of the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, or Carolina Panthers, you've probably got at least one eye on what your team...
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Where Manning vs. Brady ranks in sport’s greatest individual rivalries

Who will history remember as the better quarterback, Tom Brady, or Peyton Manning? It's an endless debate and really comes down to what the beholder values. If you...

WATCH: Peyton Manning falls down, gets up, completes pass

Peyton Manning is a lot of things, but light on his feet is generally not a trait that anyone would ascribe to him. Though after this beauty,...

Report: Jared Allen ‘likely’ needs surgery on foot

While the Carolina Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, the news was not all good for the team and...
Cam Newton

WATCH: Cam Newton tosses 12th man flag with authority

Cam Newton was understandably happy after his Carolina Panthers held off the hard charging Seattle Seahawks to advance to the NFC Championship game. So, after the game he went...

WATCH: Russell Wilson escapes pressure, throws TD to Jermaine Kearse

Whether the Seattle Seahawks can complete an epic comeback against the Carolina Panthers or not remains to be seen, but they are sure going for it. The...

WATCH: Tyler Lockett hauls in 33-yard TD bomb from Russell Wilson

While the first half could not have gone any worse for the Seattle Seahawks, the second half could hardly be going any better. After getting on the...
Greg Olsen Carolina Panthers

WATCH: Greg Olsen stretches out for impressive touchdown catch

While we've yet to even reach halftime, the Carolina Panthers are decisively beating the Seattle Seahawks in every way imaginable. Already leading 24-0, easily in field goal range...

WATCH: Luke Kuechly scores TD on pick-six

If you're a Seattle Seahawks fan looking for good news, know that you've got a lot of time to overcome a horrific start. The bad news, of course,...

WATCH: Jonathan Stewart owns Seahawks on first drive of game

The first play from scrimmage during Sunday's game could hardly have started better for the Carolina Panthers or their running back, Jonathan Stewart. https://twitter.com/_MarcusD_/status/688785144782671873 The Seahawks nearly forced a...

WATCH: Larry Fitzgerald wins game for Cardinals in overtime

One of the greatest playoff games in NFL history is over. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers prolonged the game with a Hail Mary, but the...

WATCH: Jeff Janis comes down with game-tying Hail Mary

The Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers are playing one of the most bizarre, crazy playoff games in recent memory, so it's only fitting that it would...

WATCH: Michael Floyd comes down with miraculous TD catch

The Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals are engaged in a classic playoff game, and if the current score holds, the winning play will be a nine-yard...
Michael Floyd

WATCH: Michael Floyd hauls in leaping touchdown

Carson Palmer and Michael Floyd didn't have much room to work with to connect on a touchdown pass for the Arizona Cardinals, but they didn't need much,...
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Kobe Bryant opting out of 2016 Rio Olympics

Kobe Bryant is retiring at the end of this season and the Los Angeles Lakers nowhere near playoff contention. We've known for some time that the Lakers'...
Johnny Manziel

Hue Jackson takes not so subtle shot at Johnny Manziel

New Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson has a very clear idea of what he wants as his quarterback. While he didn't name any names, it's pretty clear that...
Alex Smith

WATCH: Alex Smith miraculously evades pressure to hit Jason Avant

The Kansas City Chiefs are hanging on by a thread against the New England Patriots, thanks to their quarterback, Alex Smith. Kansas City was trailing by 15, facing...

WATCH: Danny Amendola spears defenseless Chiefs’ player

Usually, it's the receivers or returners who are on the wrong end of a cheap shot. Danny Amendola turned the tables on the Kansas City Chiefs with...

Cubs executive: Mets fans are ‘really, really obnoxious’

The New York Mets swept the Chicago Cubs in the 2015 National League Championship Series, but the bitterness has extended into 2016. https://twitter.com/CSNMooney/status/688380090363834368 Ricketts' words were met with some...

Rex Ryan on combining two defenses: ‘It didn’t work’

Rex Ryan is all too aware that his Buffalo Bills had an incredibly disappointing 2015 season. Speaking to ESPN's Mike & Mike, Ryan was rather up front...