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Report: Titans' Mettenberger punched in bar

Report: Titans' Mettenberger punched in bar

ESPN.com yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 21 (yesterday)
Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was sucker-punched over the weekend at a Nashville bar, the owner told The Tennessean.
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  • Dolphins sign Billy Turner, two unsigned draft picks remain

    Dolphins sign Billy Turner, two unsigned draft picks remain

    profootballtalk.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    And then there were two. Billy Turner, the Dolphins’ third-round draft pick, signed his rookie contract today. That means there are only two unsigned picks from this year’s NFL draft, both first-round picks: Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert (eighth over…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    thehockeynews.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…
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  • Tennessee Titans’ projected roster

    Tennessee Titans’ projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 18 (5 days ago)
    Examining the Tennessee Titans' roster. QUARTERBACKS (3) Jake Locker Charlie Whitehurst Zach Mettenberger If all are healthy, Locker starts and Whitehurst is the game-day backup with Mettenberger not dressed, at least at the beginning. RUNNING BACKS (5)…
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  • Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll…

    Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll Ex-Owner

    deadspin.com Jul 17 (5 days ago)
    It seems that Orlando's Arena Football team has been the subject of some out-going regime hijinks. The franchise was recently sold to David Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts, and around the same time as the sale was announced, the team's website began red…
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  • Titans' Lewan has assault trial set for October

    Titans' Lewan has assault trial set for October

    ESPN.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    A trial date has been set in the alleged assault case involved Tennessee Titans rookie offensive tackle Taylor Lewan.
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  • Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley …

    Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…
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  • Titans keep talking up Justin Hunter

    Titans keep talking up Justin Hunter

    profootballtalk.com Jul 17 (6 days ago)
    Earlier this offseason, Titans wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson said that Justin Hunter “can be the receiver that puts us in the playoffs and helps us win our division” this season. That’s a pretty big responsibility for any receiver to handle, espe…
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  • Lakers sign former Grizzlies forward Davis

    Lakers sign former Grizzlies forward Davis

    ESPN.com Jul 16 (6 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Lakers agreed to terms with free agent forward Ed Davis on Wednesday.
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  • OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Website

    OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Website

    deadspin.com Jul 16 (6 days ago)
    At some point very recently, Orlandopredators.com stopped taking folks to the web home of the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators and began redirecting them to Florida's website for tracking and reporting sex offenders. It's true, try it: OrlandoP…
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  • Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to one-year contracts

    Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to one-year contracts

    The Nashville Predators went bargain shopping to address their need for centers and picked out two veteran players looking for a fresh start. The Predators signed Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts Tuesday. Ribeiro will make $1.05...
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  • Carter, 37, says age no barrier for Grizzlies

    Carter, 37, says age no barrier for Grizzlies

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 15
    Vince Carter, heading into his 17th NBA season, doesn't consider age a big issue anymore. The 37-year-old veteran sees a lot of older teams around the league and notes a "very old team" has just won the championship in San Antonio.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Pan…

    Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Panthers?

    With the Chicago Blackhawks needing to shed salary before the regular season begins, NBC Sports’ Mike Halford wonders if they could turn to their pipeline with the Florida Panthers. The Blackhawks currently sit $2.2 million over the $69-million cap for …
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  • Whitehurst says Locker is “primed to have a heck of a season”

    Whitehurst says Locker is “primed to have a heck of a season”

    Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst was signed this year not only to back up starter Jake Locker, but also to help teach Locker the offensive system of new coach Ken Whisenhunt, whom Whitehurst played for last year in San Diego. Whitehurst thinks Lock…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    If only the puck bounced this way or that way. If only Wade Dubielewicz hadn’t stood on his head in a random shootout performance on the last day of the season. Making or missing the playoffs often comes down to a few chance occurrences. It’s thus reaso…
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  • Report: Vince Carter Signs 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzl…

    Report: Vince Carter Signs 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzlies

    Free agent Vince Carter will sign a three-year, $12 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, the team has announced last night. Memphis was uninterested in waiting on shooter, Mike Miller, who appears headed to Cleveland with LeBron James, and agreed to…
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  • Titans' top play winner: Music City Miracle

    Titans' top play winner: Music City Miracle

    ESPN.com Jul 11
    Score: Titans 22, Bills 16 Date: Jan. 8, 2000 Site: Adelphia Coliseum ESPN.com readers rated the Music City Miracle the franchise’s most memorable play in a landslide vote, and they got it right. Mike Renfro's non-catch catch in the 1979 AFC Championshi…
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  • Video - Great Expectations: AFC South 04:19

    Great Expectations: AFC South

    Jul 16
    Last season the Indianapolis Colts were the class of the division. Will the Houston Texans have a new attitude and bounce back under head coach Bill O'Brien?
  • Video - Johnson Scores 22 In Rockets' Loss 00:43

    Johnson Scores 22 In Rockets' Loss

    Jul 10
    Nick Johnson scored 22 points in the Rockets' 88-74 loss to the Grizzlies.
  • Video - Which NFL quarterbacks are entering pivotal seasons in 2014? 03:06

    Which NFL quarterbacks are entering pivotal seasons in 2014?

    Jul 9
    The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses which quarterbacks need to step up in 2014, including incumbent Rams starting quarterback Sam Bradford.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Titans 00:55

    NFL Nation Buzz: Titans

    Jul 8
    Tennessee Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky discusses the team's most memorable plays, including the Music City Miracle.

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  • Dallas Mavericks in serious talks with free agent Jameer Nelson

    Jul 22
    The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point guard, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Chicago Bulls join Cleveland Cavaliers in Kevin Love trade push

    Jul 22
    The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
  • The Sammy Show

    Jul 22
    PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Over coffee Monday morning, Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley told me a story about first-round receiver Sammy Watkins reporting, alone, for an offseason practice at the Bills training center at 6:45 a.m. “He wanted to get his footwo…
  • Bills Report: Watkins Wows, But in the End It’s Up to E.J.

    Jul 21
    I’m in Pittsford, N.Y., summer home of the Buffalo Bills, on the campus of St. John Fisher College, 78 miles east of Orchard Park. I watched the first practice of camp, on Sunday night, and then an afternoon session on Monday. The Bills are in this Roch…