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Reagan Mauia says Lennay Kekua is real

Reagan Mauia says Lennay Kekua is real

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Just when it seems like the Manti Te’o story can get no stranger, it does. On Wednesday night, Cardinals fullback Reagan Mauia (a/k/a “The Juggernaut . . . Bitch“) said that the fake dead girlfriend of Te’o is real.  Specifically, Mauia says he m
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  • Cards courting Colts' Arians, interview Bevell

    Cards courting Colts' Arians, interview Bevell

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Arizona Cardinals, one of two NFL teams still looking for a head coach, have interviewed Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and plan to talk to Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
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  • Cardinals interview Bevell, plan to talk to Arians

    Cardinals interview Bevell, plan to talk to Arians

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) --The Arizona Cardinals, one of two NFL teams still looking for a head coach, have interviewed Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and plan to talk to Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
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  • Nats' Morse headed to Mariners in 3-team deal

    Nats' Morse headed to Mariners in 3-team deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    A person familiar with the trade says the Washington Nationals have agreed to send Michael Morse to Seattle as part of a three-team deal that would move catcher John Jaso from the Mariners to the Athletics and pitcher A.J. Cole from Oakland to the Natio…
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  • Goran Dragic up against long line of elite Suns point guards

    Goran Dragic up against long line of elite Suns point guards

    valleyofthesun.com Jan 16, 2013
    Point guard Goran Dragic leads the Suns in scoring with 14.1 points per game. He’s tops on the team in assists (6.1apg), steals (1.5spg) and Player Efficiency Rating (17.4). He may be the only member...
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  • Lovie would rather wait a year than take DC job now

    Lovie would rather wait a year than take DC job now

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    With only two head coaching chairs left, and the options down to the Cardinals and Jaguars, some of the guys looking for work are going to be left out. But if you’re not getting a job, getting paid to not work is a nice alternative. That’s the case wi
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  • Kelly reverses course, leaves Oregon for Eagles

    Kelly reverses course, leaves Oregon for Eagles

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon.
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  • Whisenhunt may be headed to Denver as offensive coordinator

    Whisenhunt may be headed to Denver as offensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    With the Eagles job taken and the Jaguars showing no apparent interest in hiring him and the Cardinals highly unlikely to re-hire him, former Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt appears to be out of head-coaching options. And so, according to Les Bowen of the …
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  • 2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. has released his initial 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. We discussed his St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks projections previously. We round out the conversation with a look at Kiper's thoughts for the 49ers. …
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  • 2013 Kiper mock: Seahawks thoughts

    2013 Kiper mock: Seahawks thoughts

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. has released his initial 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. We discussed his St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals projections previously. Now, I'll do the same for Kiper's Seattle Seahawks projection. The Seahawks hold the 25th overa…
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  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age …

    Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Francisco

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…
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  • 2013 Kiper mock: Cardinals thoughts

    2013 Kiper mock: Cardinals thoughts

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. has released his initial 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. We discussed his St. Louis Rams projections earlier and will continue with a look at Kiper's thinking for the Arizona Cardinals, who hold the seventh overall choice. 7. Ariz…
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  • Michael Beasley stares down the rim after a missed free throw, …

    Michael Beasley stares down the rim after a missed free throw, because ‘those gremlins are always messing with [him]‘

    yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    For the fourth straight season, following what was a respectable rookie year offensively, Michael Beasley’s game has declined. Signed to a free agent contract by the Phoenix Suns last summer in order to sop up minutes and help prop up the Suns’ Steve
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  • Ranking the remaining coaching vacancies

    Ranking the remaining coaching vacancies

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Chicago Bears' hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach leaves Arizona, Philadelphia and Jacksonville as the final three teams with vacancies heading toward the 2013 season. Trestman was not a known candidate for any other job. His rather curious hirin…
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  • Around the NFC West: Hurry up already?

    Around the NFC West: Hurry up already?

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Around the NFC West: Jan. 16, 2013 Sixteen days have passed since the Arizona Cardinals fired coach Ken Whisenhunt. One of their declared candidates, Andy Reid, signed with Kansas City without visiting the Cardinals. Another candidate, Mike McCoy, signe…
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  • Video - Thomas Jones To Donate Brain 02:30

    Thomas Jones To Donate Brain

    Jan 16
    Jane McManus discusses Thomas Jones' decision to donate his brain, upon his death, to the Sports Legacy Institute.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''