Geno Smith Named Jets Starting QB After Loss to Giants

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The New York Jets lost to the New York Giants in their Friday night preseason game, but they used the post-game press conference to make a little lemonade. Granted, Geno Smith named Jets starting QB for Week 1 wasn't exactly unexpected, but it was still a confirmation that will give Jets fans some comfort as they go into their preseason finale next week. Smith last season completed 247 of 443 passes last season for 3,046 yards and 12 touchdowns. Unfortunately the then-rookie QB also had 21 interceptions. This … [Read more...]

Madden NFL 15 Xbox One Bundle to Release Next Week

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Microsoft an Electronic Arts are going all-in with their strategic partnerships, as a Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will go on sale next week. The bundle will hit just as the NFL enters its fourth and final week of the preseason and as the Madden NFL 15 video game hits retail. The Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will cost $399, the same retail price as the Kinect-free Xbox One. In essence, then, it includes a free copy of Madden NFL 15. "Free" and "football" are two words that go very well together, especially when … [Read more...]

Brian Hoyer, Not Johnny Manziel, Will Start Monday Night Game

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Although the two quarterbacks will split reps, the Cleveland Browns coaching staff has announced Brian Hoyer, not Johnny Manziel, will start Monday night against the Washington Redskins. After an inconclusive Week 1 preseason game, fans were wondering whether Manziel would get the nod in Week 2. Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine got ahead of the rumor train by releasing an official statement that said he and his staff are "comfortable" with Hoyer starting their Monday Night game against the Redskins. “I think it's a … [Read more...]

NFL Phone Cases for Samsung Galaxy, iPhone Now on Sale at OtterBox

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Things happen at NFL football games. Spilled beer, stepped-on nachos, dropped smartphones. With that in mind, OtterBox has just unveiled a slew of team-specific NFL phone cases for Samsung Galaxy, iPhone and other smartphone models. The first batch of OtterBox's NFL phone cases are for the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. You can see the full selection here. These aren't just cheap phone protectors, as OtterBox is the most-trusted brand for phone cases. This new series of NFL phone … [Read more...]

Ballmer Owns LA Clippers, Will Not Move Team to Seattle

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The Donald Sterling saga is officially over, as the NBA completed its sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Tuesday. The news had a second positive angle for LA-based fans, as Ballmer confirmed he will not relocate the Clippers to Seattle. Now that Ballmer owns LA Clippers, some fans were still concerned that he would move the team north. Speculation ran wild when Ballmer was first announced as the prospective buyer for the LA Clippers. During the previous NBA season, Ballmer had been involved in … [Read more...]

NBA 2K15 Soundtrack: Listen Online to Full Track List

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2K Sports has unveiled the full track list for the NBA 2K15 soundtrack as curated by Pharrell Williams. The full soundtrack comes in at 27 tracks deep and almost two hours long. We've got the full chart below of all the songs on the NBA 2K15 soundtrack, but 2K Sports has gone one step further. The game publisher has actually put the entire thing online via Spotify. Seeing a track list is one thing, but being able to listen to the NBA 2K15 soundtrack online is a whole new beast. You can listen to the NBA 2K15 … [Read more...]

Jadeveon Clowney Cleared for Houston Texans First Preseason Game

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The Houston Texans have cleared top overall NFL draft pick Jadeveon Clowney to play in their preseason game tonight against the Arizona Cardinals. The linebacker's ability to play in the Texans' preseason debut was unsure as recently as one week ago. Having Jadeveon Clowney cleared makes the game much more intriguing for fans and coaches alike. Texans fans got a scare just one week ago when Clowney was carried off the field. Although he was approved to return July 26 from sports hernia surgery in June, he was … [Read more...]

Johnny Manziel Expected to Start for Browns in Week 1

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While the Cleveland Browns coaching staff remains mum on the team's official starting QB, a member of the coaching staff from their Week 1 opponent thinks the Browns' highest-profile rookie will get the starting nod in Week 1. Was Johnny Manziel expected to start the regular season as the team's top QB? Not five days ago. But according to Dick LeBeau, a defensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, it may be Manziel's inevitable role. On Monday, Manziel took most of the first-team reps during the Browns … [Read more...]

Tom Brady to Sit Out New England Patriots Pre-Season Game Tonight

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Quarterback Tom Brady will sit out tonight's New England Patriots pre-season game against the Washington Redskins, according to an ESPN source. No specific reason was given for Brady sitting out. With Brady on the sideline for the Pats' first pre-season game, the Patriots coaching staff will have a chance to learn more about backup QB Ryan Mallett. During the regular season Mallet won't likely see much play, so tonight's preseason game against the Redskins will give him some good first-team reps. It's not like … [Read more...]

First NBA 2K15 Gameplay Footage with Kevin Durant

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It's no big surprise that the first NBA 2K15 gameplay footage features NBA 2K15 cover athlete Kevin Durant. What is surprising is just how incredible the trailer looks. Comprised of about 15 seconds of actual gameplay footage, the new NBA 2K15 "first look" video shows KD posterizing the Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodola. After bringing the ball up court and doing a little stutter step, the virutal KD drives to the hoop and throws it down exactly like the real-life Durant would. This initial NBA 2K15 gameplay … [Read more...]