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.

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...
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Paxton Lynch: College scouting director calls QB ‘overrated’

One college scouting director is not a fan of Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller quoted a college scouting director saying: "Go watch him against any good...
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10 greatest Conference Championship Games in NFL history

As the last eight NFL teams left standing in the chase for a Lombardi trophy preparing try to reach the AFC and NFC Championship Games, now is...
Odell Beckham Jr. is one of many NFL players who has a lot to prove in a contract year

10 dirtiest players in the NFL

In a game as violent as football, the line between physical and dirty is often a fine one. The NFL has more rules and regulations now than...

Report: Reds land Cuban SS Alfredo Rodriguez

Weeks after trading Aroldis Chapman to the New York Yankees, the Cincinnati Reds are reportedly poised to land another Cuban star, shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez. Jesse Sanchez of...

Antonio Brown trolls Adam Jones with brilliant response on Twitter

Antonio Brown certainly has a sense of humor. The Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals playoff game was one of the more contentious in recent memory. While the game...
MLB

Report: Cuban teen Lazarito Armenteros now MLB free agent

The MLB free agent market has a potential new star in Cuba's Lazaro "Lazarito" Armenteros. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/686661655590219776 Rosenthal's report was later confirmed by MLB's Jesse Sanchez. In a report from September,...
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Most dangerous playmakers on remaining NFL playoff teams

The best weekend of the NFL playoffs is here. While the conference championship games and Super Bowl have higher stakes, the divisional round is the last time we'll...

Bengals fan allegedly peed on someone during fight in stands

The wild card game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals was incredibly chippy on the field and apparently, just as chippy in the seats. Rebecca Butts of...
Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson: Vikings will be No. 1 seed in 2016

The Minnesota Vikings season might have ended in heartbreaking fashion to the Seattle Seahawks, but that's certainly not hurting the confidence of their star player, Adrian Peterson. https://twitter.com/christomasson/status/686307296406859776 At first...

WATCH: Laces IN as Blair Walsh shanks game-winning FG

The Seattle Seahawks started the playoffs needed to win three games away from CenturyLink Field to reach Super Bowl 50. Now, they only need to win two,...

WATCH: Doug Baldwin pulls down ridiculous one-handed catch

The Seattle Seahawks haven't generated much offense against the Minnesota Vikings, but they got a definite spark from receiver Doug Baldwin. https://twitter.com/Sportsnaut/status/686271873366151169 The situation at the time made the...

Watch: Seahawks fail miserably on fourth-down attempt

The Seattle Seahawks lined up for a punt in their opening series against the Minnesota Vikings. While that might sound like a rather pedestrian play, the results were...