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In Hunter, another piece for Locker

In Hunter, another piece for Locker

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 26, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans were the NFL’s worst scoring defense in the league last year. So 65 percent of their offseason additions have come on offense. It’s not a disconnect. They are determined to give Jake Locker the best possible ch
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  • Can Wreh-Wilson help get Verner inside?

    Can Wreh-Wilson help get Verner inside?

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Can Blidi Wreh-Wilson compete for a spot in the Tennessee Titans' base defense? The Titans sought a physical press cornerback and tabbed Wreh-Wilson as their man in the third round Friday, with the 70th overall pick. Tennessee liked …
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  • Big names come off the board on Day 2 of draft

    Big names come off the board on Day 2 of draft

    CNNSI.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have made Florida International safety Jonathan Cyprien the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.
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  • Paul wants to be more aggressive against Grizzlies

    Paul wants to be more aggressive against Grizzlies

    nba.com Apr 26, 2013
    Chris Paul has had a chance to watch the tape, and the Clippers guard is not happy with himself.
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  • Warmack salutes Colts' Drake Nevis

    Warmack salutes Colts' Drake Nevis

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    One of the guys Chance Warmack will be asked to slow is Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt. Warmack spoke of him when the Titans introduced their first-round pick today. When I asked the guard out of Alabama who ranked as his toughest matchup du…
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  • Create-a-Caption: Ronny Turiaf can’t wait to go after this loos…

    Create-a-Caption: Ronny Turiaf can’t wait to go after this loose ball

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    "... basketball was almost taken away from me, so to be able to live my life and be able to play basketball is definitely fun." Even the part where you have to knock over a member of the Memphis Grizzlies, run and dive on the floor, and get pi…
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  • 6 More Hidden X-Factors In The Western Conference First Round

    6 More Hidden X-Factors In The Western Conference First Round

    dimemag.com Apr 26, 2013
    From the intensity of the playoffs, the most memorable moments arise. Amid the chaos, reputations are forged, particularly for those whose renown does not (yet) land them gaudy shoe deals. Yesterday we took a look at hidden x-factors in the Grizzlies/Cl…
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  • Bruce Matthews on Luke Joeckel

    Bruce Matthews on Luke Joeckel

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Luke Joeckel left Texas A&M a year early to become the Jacksonville Jaguars' first pick in the NFL draft at No. 2 overall. The Aggies' other star tackle, Jake Matthews, stayed in college to play another year at Texas A&M. Jake's dad is Bruce Mat…
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  • 8 Things We’ve Learned So Far From The NBA Playoffs

    8 Things We’ve Learned So Far From The NBA Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 26, 2013
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, basketball fans. For the next two months or so, we’ll be treated to only the best of the best the league has to offer. With every game broadcasted on national television, there’s a lot of NBA to digest, and
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  • Marc Gasol puts high-low pass through DeAndre Jordan’s legs for…

    Marc Gasol puts high-low pass through DeAndre Jordan’s legs for Zach Randolph layup (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    Poor DeAndre Jordan. He knows that when Marc Gasol gets the ball at the top of the key, he's got so many things to worry about - a fast-fired, flat-footed midrange jumper, a surprisingly quick step toward the basket, the prospect of a cutter making his
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  • Court Grip Difference Maker of The Week: Mike Conley Puts a Kil…

    Court Grip Difference Maker of The Week: Mike Conley Puts a Killer Crossover on Matt Barnes

    dimemag.com Apr 26, 2013
    Mike Conley‘s crossover here on Matt Barnes is so fast and tight, we’re not even really sure Barnes knows what happened — he wakes up and Conley is already by him: For breaking news, rumors, exclusive content, and contests sent right to your inbox,
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  • Zach Randolph and Matt Barnes celebrate of their love of flagra…

    Zach Randolph and Matt Barnes celebrate of their love of flagrant fouls with hugs, headbutts (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 26, 2013
    Pop quiz, hotshot: If I asked you which member of the Los Angeles Clippers would be most likely to commit a flagrant foul, and which member of the Memphis Grizzlies would be most likely to sincerely appreciate it, which two names would you come up? Wait…
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  • Randolph, Griz rebound with win over Clips

    Randolph, Griz rebound with win over Clips

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    Zach Randolph had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies returned to form Thursday night by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 94-82 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.
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  • Video - Tennessee Titans draft Justin Hunter No. 34 02:13

    Tennessee Titans draft Justin Hunter No. 34

    Apr 26
    The Tennessee Titans draft Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter with the 34th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Toronto Raptors weighing run at Phil Jackson, sources say

    Apr 26
    Among the options being considered by the Toronto Raptors as they weigh the futures of team president Bryan Colangelo and coach Dwane Casey is making a run at Phil Jackson, according to sources with knowledge of Toronto's thinking.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…