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Texans add some defensive line depth with Ricardo Mathews

Texans add some defensive line depth with Ricardo Mathews

profootballtalk.com Updated 11 hours ago
We’ll have to wait to see if the Texans use the first pick in the draft on a defensive lineman. But they continue to get younger up front, regardless. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans signed former Colts defensive tackle Ri…
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  • No. 1-seeded Pacers to rest three starters in season finale

    No. 1-seeded Pacers to rest three starters in season finale

    nba.com 11 hours ago
    The Indiana Pacers plan to rest three starters for Wednesday night's regular-season finale at Orlando now that they are the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
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  • Wizards rout Heat, giving Pacers top seed

    Wizards rout Heat, giving Pacers top seed

    ESPN.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference's top seed, and the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No. 1 seed for the Indiana Pacers.
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  • Indianapolis approves 10-year Pacers deal

    Indianapolis approves 10-year Pacers deal

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    The Pacers' biggest win so far this season came Monday -- off the court.
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  • Colts have No. 1 ranked stadium in NFL

    Colts have No. 1 ranked stadium in NFL

    ESPN.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis doesn't have the warm weather like Miami or San Diego. It doesn't have the New York City skyline like MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. What Indianapolis does have, though, is the best stadium in the NFL for the third…
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  • Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

    dimemag.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as rece…
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  • 5 Important Races Entering The 2014 NBA Playoffs

    5 Important Races Entering The 2014 NBA Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    We’re still recovering from a fever dream we had after peeking at a hypothetical Conference-free playoff structure for the playoffs this year. But even with the Conference separation in place, there are plenty of questions as we come up on the final thr…
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  • Nuggets coach Shaw optimistic after disappointing debut

    Nuggets coach Shaw optimistic after disappointing debut

    CNNSI.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    Criticized amid a year of upheaval in Denver, first-year coach Brian Shaw has learned plenty of lessons.
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  • NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still ali…

    NBA playoff picture update: Blazers' home-court hopes still alive, Mavs and Hawks are in, Pacers back atop East

    yahoo.com Apr 14 (yesterday)
    If you're anything like me and Detroit Pistons rookie Peyton Siva, when it gets this late in the season, you come out of the weekend like: So let's get caught up on how the weekend that just passed reshaped the playoff picture, which is mere days away f…
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  • Russell Westbrook Goal Tends Consecutive Shots After Whistle &a…

    Russell Westbrook Goal Tends Consecutive Shots After Whistle & Falls

    dimemag.com Apr 13 (2 days ago)
    Kevin Garnett was the first player to popularize the post whistle goaltend in an effort to prevent an opposing shooter from finding his shooting rhythm by shooting during a dead ball situation. Since then, it’s become commonplace around the Association,…
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  • Back On Top: Behind Lance Stephenson's triple-double, the Pace……

    Back On Top: Behind Lance Stephenson's triple-double, the Pace…

    CNNSI.com Apr 13 (2 days ago)
    Behind Lance Stephenson's triple-double, the Pacers topped the Thunder to keep the inside track on the East's No. 1 seed.
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  • Fan Gives David West A Solid Slap On The Butt

    Fan Gives David West A Solid Slap On The Butt

    deadspin.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)
    Pacers forward David West has eight points at halftime in Thunder-Pacers. One fan showed her support in the form of a butt slap. We'll see if he lights it up in the second half, now.Read more...
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  • Pacers' regular starters to play vs. Thunder

    Pacers' regular starters to play vs. Thunder

    nba.com ESPN.com Apr 13 (3 days ago)
    Pacers coach Frank Vogel said Sunday that he will use his regular starters Sunday against Oklahoma City.
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  • Heat take over top spot in East with win over sputtering Pacers

    Heat take over top spot in East with win over sputtering Pacers

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com nba.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    Miami ran past the increasingly dysfunctional Pacers in a 98-86 win to take the East's top spot.
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  • Scouting the Jaguars' rivals in AFC South

    Scouting the Jaguars' rivals in AFC South

    jacksonville.com Apr 11 (4 days ago)
    Chasing the Colts. That’s the theme of the offseason for the other three teams in the AFC South — the Jaguars, Titans and Texans — who are trying to end Indy’s domination of the division. Since 2002 when the AFC South was realigned, the Colts have won i…
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  • Holding Wayne out is the right thing

    Holding Wayne out is the right thing

    ESPN.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS - Will Reggie Wayne not participating in minicamp impact the Indianapolis Colts' chemistry? That was one of the questions that came up after the receiver said he probably won't take part in the team's minicamp. No. Wayne tore his ACL in Wee…
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  • For Colts, additions among NFL's fewest

    For Colts, additions among NFL's fewest

    ESPN.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts entered free agency last month with the fourth-most salary-cap space ($41 million). General manager Ryan Grigson was very open in saying that they weren’t going to be free spenders on the market. He was right. The C…
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  • Video - Rather Be  No. 1 Or No. 2 Seed In East? 01:44

    Rather Be No. 1 Or No. 2 Seed In East?

    Apr 15
    Tim Legler discusses whether he would rather be the No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference based on the current matchups.
  • Video - Is The Top Seed Overrated? 01:49

    Is The Top Seed Overrated?

    Apr 14
    Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser debate whether being the top seed in the NBA's Eastern Conference is overrated.
  • Video - 30 for 30: Bad Boys-The Vault 00:44

    30 for 30: Bad Boys-The Vault

    Apr 14
    Chauncey Billups talks about how he was influenced by the Bad Boys of the 80's and their tough style of play. 30 for 30: Bad Boys premiers April 17 8pm ET on ESPN
  • Video - NBA's Worst Dressed Coaches 04:08

    NBA's Worst Dressed Coaches

    Apr 13
    Amin Elhassan breaks down the the worst dressed coaches in the league.

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