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Source: Reid, Chiefs nearing deal

Source: Reid, Chiefs nearing deal

CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs should be quite familiar by now.
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  • Sam Mitchell laments the fact that he was ‘not allowed to be th…

    Sam Mitchell laments the fact that he was ‘not allowed to be that tough on Andrea’ Bargnani

    yahoo.com Jan 3, 2013
    Fresh off his work re-tooling the Steve Nash-led Phoenix Suns after disappointing turns at the hands of Jason Kidd and Stephon Marbury, Bryan Colangelo was a hot commodity in 2006. The GM was rumored to possibly have enough basketball sway to take over …
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  • Report: Reid likely out; Cards to talk to Haley

    Report: Reid likely out; Cards to talk to Haley

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    With Andy Reid no longer in the picture, the Arizona Cardinals have received permission to interview Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their head coaching job, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
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  • A shortened bench could be on the Suns’ horizon

    A shortened bench could be on the Suns’ horizon

    valleyofthesun.com Jan 3, 2013
    PHOENIX — Alvin Gentry’s patience is being tested. He admitted as much before Wednesday’s win against the Philadelphia 76ers, and at the forefront of his problems has been — and might...
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  • Source: McCoy to talk with Bills, Cards, Eagles

    Source: McCoy to talk with Bills, Cards, Eagles

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will interview with the Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles, according to a source.
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  • You called it: Fearless predictions (Wk. 18)

    You called it: Fearless predictions (Wk. 18)

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners DioAlice, PITTengineer12, bubblegumpie and pathsovglory called the San Francisco 49ers' 27-13 victory over the Arizona Cardinals to close the 2012 NFL regular season. Let's see how well they do in the playoffs. You p…
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  • Lee named top punter; Zastudil, Ryan close

    Lee named top punter; Zastudil, Ryan close

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    Just wanted to pass along a quick note from Mark Simon of ESPN Stats & Information: The San Francisco 49ers' Andy Lee recently edged the Arizona Cardinals' Dave Zastudil for the NFL's 2012 punter of the year in voting by ESPN writers, researchers an…
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  • Oregon’s Chip Kelly being pursued by the Bills, Browns and Eagl…

    Oregon’s Chip Kelly being pursued by the Bills, Browns and Eagles

    yahoo.com Jan 3, 2013
    Here's a Thursday afternoon roundup of the NFL head coaching rumor mill: Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals are one of three teams interested in former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid. The Cardinals were scheduled to meet with Reid on Thursday, h…
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  • Browns interview Ken Whisenhunt

    Browns interview Ken Whisenhunt

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    Days after he was fired by the Cardinals, Ken Whisenhunt has had his second interview for a new job. Whisenhunt interviewed Wednesday with the Browns about their head coaching vacancy, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Jo
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  • Two Florida Gators declare for NFL Draft following Sugar Bowl

    Two Florida Gators declare for NFL Draft following Sugar Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    Following their 33-23 loss to the Louisville Cardinals in the Sugar Bowl on Wednesday night, Florida junior safety Matt Elam and junior defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd announced their intentions to declare for the NFL draft. Elam was named a first-team A…
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  • Joe Nedney on 49ers kicking situation: “This stuff happens in t…

    Joe Nedney on 49ers kicking situation: “This stuff happens in training camp”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 3, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers signed kicker Billy Cundiff this week to challenge incumbent David Akers after Akers missed two more field goals in the regular season finale against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Akers made just 29 of 42 field goals during th…
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  • Phoenix Suns 95, Philadelphia 76ers 89 - Learning to close

    Phoenix Suns 95, Philadelphia 76ers 89 - Learning to close

    valleyofthesun.com Jan 3, 2013
    PHOENIX — A tired Philadelphia 76ers team found themselves behind 11 points early in the fourth quarter, but as has been the case lately, the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday came face-to-face with a...
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  • Video - Mike McCoy To Interview With Three Teams 02:46

    Mike McCoy To Interview With Three Teams

    Jan 3
    Broncos' offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is scheduled to interview with Bills, Cardinals and Eagles for head coaching positions.
  • Video - Cardinals Given Permission To Interview Todd Haley 00:35

    Cardinals Given Permission To Interview Todd Haley

    Jan 3
    Adam Schefter discusses the Cardinals' plans to interview Todd Haley for the open head-coaching position.
  • Video - Andy Reid Chiefs' Top Choice 01:18

    Andy Reid Chiefs' Top Choice

    Jan 3
    Adam Schefter discusses the Chiefs' and Cardinals' interest in hiring Andy Reid for their open head coaching positions.

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    Jan 3
    As Mark Cuban celebrates his 13th anniversary as Mavericks owner, the team struggles to find a future.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Wild-Card Round

    Jan 3
    With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
  • Mike James to sign with Texas Legends of D-League, sources say

    Jan 3
    In an attempt to convince the Dallas Mavericks that he can help them, veteran point guard Mike James is joining the D-League's Texas Legends in time for Saturday's game against Tulsa, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
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    Jan 3
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